The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 235, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 3, 1916 Page: 2 of 4
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NORMAN DAILY TRANSCRIPT
A ROMANCE Of
.StWCESTED BY THE PLAY BY
" BZWM BWLARMSTRONG
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Cowboys of the Flylnf Heart ranrh are
h«'artbroken over the loss of their much-
prlred phonograph hy the '^feat of their
champion in a foot-race vlth the cook of
the Cuntlperb- ranch A house party Is
on at the Flying Heart. J. WafllriKf'ird
Speed, cheer leader at Yale, and Culver
c« vlnRton. lnter-colle«late hamplon run-
ner. an expected. Helen l>'uk«\ Hm-ed'a
w«'ethenrt. miRirestH to Jean Chaptn, hIh
ter of the owner of the ranch, that she
Inotirp Covington, her |ov> r. to win back
the phonograph. Helen declarcn that If
Covington won't run. Speed will. The
cowboys are hilarious over the prospect.
Speed and his valet. Larrv Glass, trainer
at Yah-, arrive. Helen Blake askw Speed,
who has posed to her an an athlete, to
race against the Centlped« man. The
cowboys loin In the appeal to Wally. and
fearing that Helen will And him out. he
consents. He Insist, however, that he
shall be entered us an unknown, flgurlnu
that Covington will arrive In time to take
his place Fresno, glee club singer from
Stanford university and In love wltl
Helen, tries to discredit Speed with th
ladles and the cowboys. Speed and Glass
put In the time they are supposed to bi
training playing cards In a secluded spot
I hi' cowboys tell Glass It Is up to him to
see that Speed wins the race. Willie, tit.
gunman, declares the trainer will go back
enst packed In Ice. If Speed fnlls \ tele-
gram comes from Covington sayll^f he Is
In Jail at Omaha for ten days. Glnss In
a panic forces Speed to begin training In
earnest The cowboys force Speed to eat
in the training quarters and prepare hint
a diet of very rare mrat .Miss Hlake
bakes a cake for Speed and Is offVnded
when l.arrv refuses to allow him to
It. Covington arrives on crutches.
savs he hroke his toe In Omaha I
•veap, entnged to Covington and In love
with Jack Chapln. exposes Speed t<
Helen, because Upeed had failed to pre
vent Covington from Joining the party.
"Will you marry me?" asked J. Wal-
"The Idea!" Miss Hlake gasped.
"Please don't speak that way. When
a man cares for a woman, he doesn't
deceive her—hq^tells her everything
You told me you were a great runner,
and I believed you. I'll never believe
you again. Of course, I shall behave
to you In a perfectly friendly manner,
but underneath the surface I shall be
consumed with Indignation." MIhh
Hlake commenced to be consumed
"See! You don't acknowledge your
perfidy even now."
"What's the use? If I said I couldn't
run, and then beat the cook, you'd be-
lieve I deceived you again. And sup-
pose that I can't beat him?"
"Then I shall know they have told
me the truth."
"And if, on the other hand. I should
win"—Miss Blake's eyes fell—"Helen,
would you marry me?" Speed started
toward her, but she had fled out into
Dusk was settling over stretches of
purple land, and already the room was
peopled by shadows. Work was over.
th*re were sounds of cheerful prepara
tions for supper; from the house came
faint chords of laughter.
It was the hush that precedes the
evening as it does the dawn; the hour
of reverie, in which all music is sweet,
and forgotten- faces arise to haunt.
Speed stood where the girl had left
him. miserable, hopeless, helpless. And
certainly his love was lost. He had
stayed on in the stubborn supersti-
tious belief that something would
surely happen to relieve him from his
predicament—fortune had never failed
him before—and instead, every day.
every incident, had served to involve
him deeper. Now she knew! It was
that no one could force a crippled man
"Hy Jove," he exclaimed, 'Til do it!"
He crossed quickly to the bunk-
house door and looked in. The room
was empty. The supper-bell pealed
out, and he heard the cow-men answer
it. Now was the appointed moment;
he might have no other. With cat-like
tread he slipped into the sleeping-
quarters, returning in a moment with
a revolver. He stared thankfully at
the weapon—better this than dishonor.
"Why didn't I think of it before?
It s perfectly simple. I'll accidentally
shoot myself—in the foot!"
Hut even as he gazed at the gun he
saw that the muzzle was as large as
a gopher-hole. A bullet of that size
would sink a ship, he meditated In a
panic, and as for his foot—what fright-
ful execution It would work! But—It
were better to lose a foot than a foot-
race, under present conditions, so he
began to unlace his shoe. Then real-
izing the value of circumstantial evi-
dence, he paused. No! His disability
must bear all the earmarks of an acci-
dent. Ho must guess the location of
his smallest and least important toe,
and trust the rest to his marksman-
ship. Visions of blood-poisoning be-
set him, and when he pressed the
muzzle against the point of his shoe
his hand shook with such a palsy that
he feared he might miss. He steeled
himself with the thought that other
men had snuffed out life Itself In this
manner, then Bat down upon the floor
and cocked the weapon a second time
He wondered If the shock might, by
any chance, uumb him Into uncon-
sciousness. If so, he might bleed to
death before assistance arrived. But
he had nothing to do with that The
only question was, which foot. He re-
garded them both tenderly. They
were nice feet, and had done him
many. favors. He loved every toe;
they were almost like Innocent chil-
dren. It was a dastardly deed to take
advantage of them thus, but—he ad-
vanced the revolver until It pressed
firmly against the outside of Ills left
foot, then closed his eyes, and called
upon his courage. There came a
great roaring In his ears.
How long he Bat thus waiting for
the explosion he did not know, but
he opened his eyes at length to And
the foot still Intact, and the muzzle
of the weapon pointing directly a<. his
instep. He altered his aim hurriedly,
when, without warning of any sort, a
man's figure appeared silhouetted
against the window.
The figure dropped noiselessly to
the floor Inside the room, and cried, in
a strange voice:
"Lock those doors! Quick!"
Finding that it was no hallucination.
Speed rose, calling out:
"Who are you?"
"Sh-h-hl" The stranger darted
across the room and bolted both
doors, while the other felt a chill of
apprehension at these sinister precau-
tions. h£ grasped his revolver firmly
while his heart thumped. The fellow's
appearance was anything but reassur-
ing: he was swarthy and sun-browned,
his clothes were ragged, his overalls
were patched; Instead of a coat, he
"Of course youll have to run fasi
enough so we don't tip off."
"How fast Is that?"
"Oh, ten-four," carelessly, "That'i
wh* Humpy and I did "
"Ten and four-fifths—seconds?"
"Certainly. Don't kid me! They'r«
liable to break in on us."
"Mr. Skinner, I—I can't run thai
fast. F fifteen Is going some for me."
"What!" Skinner stared at his op
"That's right. I'm a l.«on,"
"Ain't you the Vale champ? Th«
guy that goes under 'even time'?"
Wally shook his head. "I'm hl«
chum. I couldn't catch a cramp."
The brown face of the Centipede
sprinter spilt Into a grin, his
gleamed. "Then I'll win," said ha
"I'm the sucker, but I'll make good
Get your money down, and I'll spill
"No, no! Not you! Me! I must
win!" Speed clutched his caller des-
"All right, I'll frame anything; but
I can't run any slower than I did with
Joe and make a live of It. They'd
shoot ub both."
Life's hard tasks ars never sent for
us to give up with, they are Intended
to awaken strength, skill and courage
In learning how to master them.
Rome of the greatest men In history
never discovered themselves until
they lost everything but their pluck
A FEW DESSERTS.
MIXING THE BUTTER CAKES
Breakfast and Luncheon Delicacy
Worth All the Time That Can Be
Bestowed on It.
An earthen bowl should always be
used for mixing cake, and a wooden
cake spoon with slits lightens the la-
bor. Measure dry Ingredients, and
mix and sift baking powder and
spires, if used, with flour. Count out
number of eggs required, breaking
each separately that there may be no
loss should a stale egg chance to be
! found in the number, separating yolks
So many people these days find from whites if rule so specifies Meas-
ments. A French woman, whose hus-
band was among the first to be sent
to the front, saw her opportunity
and seized It. She made the fact
known that she was clever at adapt-
ing clothing and that she was ready
to exercise her skill on reasonable
terms. Plain materials are easily
A tidy of a particularly pretty na- added to, the introduction of contrast
ture is shown in our sketch. It is car- i *8 often permissible, and the present
ried out in silver-gray silk upon which I v°Kue for trimming has greatly facili-
eyei bran such an addition to the diet that ,,ro butter, then liquid. Having every appears a design of pale pink roses tated her enterprise. The tunic was
the following recipe will thing in readiness, the mixing may be and green leaves, and is lined with one °r her ^e8t resources when she
MAKES A PRETTY TIDY
SERIOUS MATTER OF ECONOMY
Fashions change so rapidly that
women of limited means are often
DAINTY LITTLE APPURTENANCE sorely tr,ed ln thelr attempts to keep
FOR THE BOUDOIR. 1 Up W"h the8e Per'°dlC and qUlCk m0Te"
Selected Velvet Ribbon and 8trip of
Cardboard All the Materials
Needed, With a Short After-
noon of Sewing.
be welcome: quickly accomplished.
Bran Pudding.—Add to M butter is very hard, by allowing
one-half cupful of bran to stand a short time in a warm
and the same of whole room it Is measured and creamed
wheat flour, one-half cup- much easier. If time cannot be al-
ful of chopped, seedless 'owed for this to be done, warm bowl
raisins, two tablespoon- by pouring in some hot water. letting
fuls of sugar, one cupful stand one minute, then emptying and
of milk, one well beaten wiping dry. Avoid overheating the
"Hut there's a girl In thin— ®iri 1 k . egg. one tablespoonful of bowl, as butter will become oily rather
ve. It means more than mere life" , ' meIted, one teaspoonful of than creamy. Put butter in bow! and
Skinner was plainly becoming nerv- 'emo" rInd and one-half teaspoonful cream by working with a wooden
ous at the length of the Interview h Steam two hours and serve spoon until soft and of a creamy con-
"Couldn't you fall down?" lnoulr d ?°t,IL,ih. 'f™011 sauce' This is a most slstency, then add sugar gradually and
the younger man, timidly. healthful desBert. continue beating. All yolks of eggs
The cook laughed derisively. "I i Coc°anut Cream Pudding.—Mix well or whole eggs beaten until light.
could fall down twice and beat you In one teasP°°nful of flour with two ta- Mqui(1 an(1 flour mixed and sifted with
fifteen." After an Instant's thought: blesP00nf«1s of sugar, a fourth of a haklng powder; or liquid and flour
"Say, there's one chance, If we don't te spoonful of salt and a fourth of a may be added alternately. When
run straight away. There's a corral cuPful "f shredded cocoanut. Cook vo,ks anl1 whites are beaten separate-
out where we race; you InBist on run- 8ve m'nutes after It begins to boll, ly whites are usually added at the
nlng around It, see? There's nothing ,hen 0001 antl add a beaten egg. and a last' as in the case when whites of
in the articles about straightaways. I ^ew drops of vanilla. Pour Into cus- . Ggg8 alone are used.
That'll kid 'em on the time. If I get lard C"PS. surround with water and A cake can bfi made fine grained
too far ahead, I'll fall down." i hake until firm. Serve with a fruit Dn,y by lon& heating, although light
"B-but will you stay down? Till I °auce. I and delicate with a small amount of
catch up?" j Cottage Cheese Pie—Mix together beatine-
"Sure! Leave it to me." 1 two cupfuls of cottage cheese, two ta- I Never stlr cake after the final beat-
"You won't forget, or anything like blespoonfuls of milk, two well beaten InK' remembering that beating motion j
th"r,? 1. i i ' e8K8' tW0 tablespoonfuls of sour should always be the last used. j back with a gtrJ of cardboard bent
Certainly not. Hut no rough work cream. Mix a half teaspoonful of , F„rutt' Then added to rakp' ,s UBlla'- into a round shape and fastened to-
flour. a third of a cupful of sugar, a 7 fl°u(rted' to Pyevent its settling to gcther at the ed wUh a gmaU
fourth of a teaspoonful of lemon ex- tho, bot'"m, ™9(1,s n°l necessary if per fastcner. Dia A Bhows thls
tract, a fourth of a teaspoonful of salt, V, . m / 17 and th<> card is sewed in between the
and half a cupful of currants, add to I ' 7, ribb°n aad the lining. On to the lower
the first mixture and pour into a Pas- Hwm.1 1 edee of the ribbon the bag is sewed
try lined ple plate. Hake in a mod- ^^n^Kh^n m <>* « " •
pale pink silk. I flrst started her business. Now she.
At the top there is a band of pink j finds that toe contrast hip yoke and
velvet ribbon which is stiffened at the !tbe panel st rve her very well.
| Frequently sale bargains come in ad
J mlrably for her purpose, and she is
I always ready not only to assist in
| adapting but to give her aid in choos-
ing from the big stocks of rich and
beautiful material which are shown ev-
erywhere this month. A serge gown
done up recently had the last season's
bodice remodeled into a bolero ar-
ranged over an undervest made of a
piece of rich silk picked up at a sale
and sold off because the winter's pat-
terns will not be brought out again for
NECKLACE FRAMES THE FACE
A new use for the necklace has Just
been discovered by a Chicago beauty,
whose meteoric career in the screen
world is nothing short of marvelous.
She is the originator of the vogue, fast
becoming popular, of framing the face
in the ornament usually worn about
the neck. The effect, as shown, re-
sembles nothing so much as the most
exquisite cameos. Though still in her
teens, the young lady is considered
erate oven until firm in the center.
Banana Pie.—Press peeled bananas
through a rlcer to fill a cup. To this
add a half cupful of sugar, two table- (
spoonfuls of molasses, half a teaspoon- \
Poured, and put in between layers of
rake mixture. Raisins are seeded and
rut. rather than chopped. Washed
currants, put up in packages, are
ful of salt, one beaten egg, one-half a pfo 1 roil"!! • tions the cords are arranged in
teaspoonful of cinnamon, half a cup- |nd rou'In„ in flour 0" y P" Dg mer: loops, and the ends likewise knotted
and frayed out into tassels.
In size the tidy should be large
a cherry colored silk tassel.
For suspending the tidy, silk cords
are sewed on at the sides and finished
with a bow, and the ends knotted and
frayed out into tassels. The lower por-
ful of milk and a third of a cupful of
cream. Mix thoroughly and bake until
firm in a plate lined with pastry.
A Man's Figure Appeared at the Win-
in front of the cowboys, understand?
Skinner vaulted lightly through the
window, landing ln the dirt outside
without a sound. "Somebody coming,"
he whispered. "Understand: Mer-1
chants' Hotel, Albuquerque, noon, Sun-
day:" And the next instant he had
If you ever find happiness hy hunt-
In* for It you will find It like the old
lady did her lust glasses, safe on her
own nose all the time.-Josh Billings.
Step out from the surging crowd and
moke yourself a master.
GOOD THINGS FOR THE TABLE,
vanished into the dusk, leaving be-
hind him a youth half hysterical with
Out of the blackest gloom had come
J. Wallingford Speed's deliverance,
telling me about this foot-race. What
Stewed Beef With Dried Green Peas.
Wash (after picking over) one pint
of dried green peas. Put in kettle
with enough water and let come to a
boil (water should cover), and while
boiling add about one-half teaspoon-
ful of baking soda (saleratus). Con-
tinue boiling for about five or ten min-
utes, then remove frorm fire and strain
and wash the peas to free from taste
of soda. Prepare about one-half pound
of lean beef (stew beef) by rinsing
and cutting up in not too small pieces.
Put the meat and prepared peas again
enough to hold a small cardboard jar
such as is used for cream, that can
be slipped into it in the manner shown
ln diagram B. The jar will help to
keep the tidy in shape and it can, of
course, be easily removed and cleaned
when necessary, and it will prevent
the lining of the tidy from becoming
HOLDER FOR THE TEAPOT
This Is an unusual recipe worth try-
ing. especially by those who do not
care for the rich ordi-
Squeeze the Juice from
four large lemons and
place the peel ln cold !
water, bring to a boil and
change the water twice, |
cooking the peel until
luk'n nf"!!!,. applea ch°PPed' the water acidulated either with vinegar the "lustration, and finished off at the
the lemons, one pound of cur- or iemon julce, and, soaking them In it ed8<* with a buttonhole stitching
Quaint and original little articles al-
In kettle and stew until meat is ten- \ waJ'8 attract attention and sell well in
tier. Keep covered with water while ! a bazaar, and for the benefit of bazaar
meat is cooking. Season with salt, j workers we give a sketch of a tea-
pepper and a small lump of butter (the Pot holder of quite a new shape and
butter may be omitted, but I prefer to vcry Pretty design. It Is made to rep-
add it). j resent a dove with outstretched wings
| and it is carried out in light gray
Mock Fish. i silk.
then rtrai„ j Cut some scraped salsify into Inch The material is cut out in the shape
n 811 P°un(1 to a lengths, dropping them as done into shown in the diagram on the right of
in the deuce Is the matter with you, ! rants, one and three-fnnrtha Dr
anyhow? Why didn't you let me of sugar, one-half cunful of nutmL, foranhour; drain carefully, barely forked with gold silk. The bird's eye
her golden heart that had held 'h^ TI " flaPP'"g vest over a
true thus far, but could any d,votloo , ^fo Tn^detr^pt browm^ rUB,e<1
"I've been trying to get to you for a
week," announced the mysterious vis-
"W-what do you want? Who are
"I'm Skinner, cook for the Centi-
"The man I race?"
Not so loud." Skinner was strain-
ing for the faintest sound from the di-
rection of the mess-house.
Ill kill him!" exulted the Eastern
lad Rut the other forestalled a mur-
der by running on, rapidly:
"Listen, now! Hump and I Jobbed
j this gang last month; w#re pardners,
see? He's got another race framed
at Pocatello, and I want to make a
"fes! yes! y-you needn't stay here
—on my account."
Now don't let's take any chances
to-morrow, see? We're both out for
the coin. What do you want to do-
win or lose?" Skinner Jumped back
to the door and listened.
"Don't stall!" the strangerr cried,
impatiently. "Will I win or will you?
worth?" He clipped his
The girls drew closer, and Speed
saw that Miss Blake was pale.
"I wouldn't have allowed it for a
minute. Now, of course, I'm going
to call It off."
"Oh, Jack, dear, you simply can't!"
exclaimed his sister. "You've no idea
the state the boys are in."
"They'll never let you, Chapln,"
The master laughed shortly. "They
and he did not pause to consider the
ethics Involved. With light heart he
hastened to replace the borrowed re-
volver ln the bunk-room just as voices
coming nearer betokened the arrival
of his friends from the house. As he
stepped out into the night he came
upon Jack Chapln.
"Hello, Jack!" They shook hands,
while the owner of the Flying Hftirt
"I've Just got in, and they've been
won't, eh? Who is boss here, I'd like
"They've bet a lot of money. And
you know how they feel about that
onp81|eas'nnnnf' r fCU?tu' of nutmeats, ! cover wift boiling salted water, cook 1 feathers and the other markings are
. n . .,1°".: gln?er- gently until soft, and strain. i also worked with gold silk, and the
Having made a thick, white sauce ' 'lotted lines in the diagram indicate
with the liquor mingled with an equal the way In which the material should
quantity of scalded milk, thickened j be marked out prior to working it.
with butter and flour in the usual pro- ^or the interior of the holder, pieces
portions and seasoned agreeably with ! any kind of thick material can be
salt, pepper and lemon Juice, put the j used. When complete, the holder
salsify into fireproof shells, mask with
the sauce, strew lightly with bread
crumbs and a few knobs of butter, and
nutmeg, gllspice, cloves, salt and a
half cupful of raisins, mix all to-
gether with half a cupful of but-
ter and put Into a Jar.
Cheese and Spinach Roll.—Take
j two quarts of cooked spinach, add one
j tablespoonful of butter and chop fine,
j Add a cupful of grated cheese, two
eggs, beaten, and ertough bread crumbs
to form into a roll. liake in a baking ; brown in a quick oven. Or, if pre-
tiinil. : ferred, serve in cases of puff paste.
Sour Roast 3eef.—Take a quart of '
water, two cupfuls of vinegar and salt ' Vegetarian Rissoles.
and pepper to taste; slice into this a i Rub three ounces of butter into one-
few onions and carrots, then add a i half pound of whole-meal bread
roast of beef. Allow the meat to soak j crumbs, adding one tablespoonful ol
over night, then roast as usual. When flnely chopped parsley, one teaspoon-
the meat is half cooked add the vege- I fu' each of shredded onion and cl
tables from the brine and a little of j minced herbs, a grate of nutmeg and
the brine to baste the meat: When j lemon peel and seasoning to taste; should measure about six one-half by
the meat is tender, remove and add a [ mix this with an egg beaten up In one ,ive one-half inches.
half cupful of sour cream and flour I teacupful of milk, or, better still 11 j A small loop of narrow gold ribbon
to thicken. Serve hot. This Is a dell- ' available, of white sauce; mold into can be sewn 'n the center at the top
clous old Uerman recipe. ! balls or torpedoes, fry in hot fat and j to hang the holder up. White or
Nut Strips.—Beat two eggs until serve garnished with daintily fried ! ceam colored art serge would also be
light, add a half pound of brown 8lices of hard-boiled egg, handing a suitable material in which this lit-
sugar, one cupful of walnut meats. ; hrown sauce and red currant Jelly at J t'e article could be carried out,
Sift twice five tablespoonfuls of flou' !tbe same time
one of the ablest of the portrayers of
emotion as seen on the screens. The
story of her rise in the "movie" world
reads like a novel. Shortly after leav-
ing high school she visited her broth-
er, who is connected with the Triangle
company in California. Just for the
fun of it, as well as for the novelty,
he induced her to take part lit one
of the scenes of a play. Whet, the
film was thrown on the screen her fig-
ure was the boldest in the mob. Her
delineation ?>f the small part she was
playing was so perfect that her en-
gagement for permanent parts was im-
mediately arranged. Next to her abil-
ity as a "movie" player Bhe is consid-
ered one of the ablest swimmers In
As skirts grow wider bodices grow
"I Love Voul" Wally Said.
survive the sight of humiliation such
as he would sufTer on the morrow? Al-
ready he heard the triumphant Jeers I What's
of the Centipede henchmen, the angry
clamor of the Flying Heart, the mock
lug laughter of his rival.
He groaned aloud Forsooth, a
broken toe! Of all the countless tens
of thousands of toes In Christendom,
the one he had hung his salvation
upon had proven weaker than a reed.
What cruel Jest of Fate was this? If
Fate had wished to break a toe why
had she not selected, out of all the bll
lions at her disposal, that of some
other athlete than Culver Covington—
even his own.
J. Wallingford fipeed started sud-
denly and a. a remembered
words short, his eyes darted furtive
glances here and there.
"Can I win?" gasped Speed.
"You can If there's enough ln It for
me. I'm broke, see? You bet five
hundred, and we'll cut It two ways."
"I—I haven't that much with me."
"Borrow It. Don't be a boob. Meet
me ln Albuquerque Sunday, and Wi'll
"Is that all I have to do?"
"Certainly. What's the matter with
you, anyhow?" Skinner cast a suspi-
cious glance at his companion.
"I—1 guess I'm rattled—It's all so
It's the most Idiotic thing I ever and a quarter of a teaspoonful of bak-
heard of. Whatever possessed you, lng powder and a dash of salt. Mtx ! Irish Iceberg,
Wally? If the men make a row. I'll and spread thin on buttered pans Cut Put four cupfuls of water and tw narrower, as must be the case If the
have to smuggle you and Glass over in stripB when cold. These are deli- cupfuls of sugar in saucepan, bring j sUhouette is to be symmetrical. The
t°, the railroad to-night." : clous served with afternoon tea or to the boiling point and let boil 20 min- 1 corset is built to give the figure a trim
"I'm for that," came the voice of cocoa. "tea. Cool, add three-fourths cupful of!look above the waist; that Is, it is
"I suppose it's all my fault," Miss
Blake began wretchedly, whereat the
object of their general Bolicltude took
on an aspect of valor
(TO BE CONTINUED.)
The governor of Virginia, at a time
when Washington as a mere youth
ventured to remonstrate against the
injustice of a certain decree, turned
fiercely upon the young man and in-
'And who the dickens are you, sir?"
Raisin Bread.—Take a cupful of lemon Ju'ce- Color green and strain, j somewhat higher than last year's mod-
brown sugar, a cupful of Bour milk a Freeze- using tbfee parts of fineiy. j e1' and a carefully fitted brassiere
teaBpoonful of Boda, a dash of salt, j crushed Ice to one part of nek sa!t keelis ,he "ne at the bust flat and
two cupfuls of graham flour, a cupful' Serve in tall dessert glasses and pour [ >'outtiful. If a little more flesh goes
of raisins chopped. Put into a deep over each Portion otje teaspoonful of ; int0 the hips than was permissible last
bread pan and bake fifty minutes in a
creme de menthe. Sprinkle with I year ^ d°es not matter, since all
chopped nuts, using Jordan almonds, | Bkirts are distended at the hips. Bod-
English walnuts, and pecans in equal i Ices are fltted with extra care also
Two tablespoonfuls butter, two
tablespoonfuls flour, one cupful milk
Word From Headquarters.
"When, where and how will the war
and?" "i don't know," replied the land-
With a cold but courteous bow, the lord of the Petunia tavern. "However. 3r wh,te 8tocl*. one-fourth teaspoonful
young Virginian, drawing himself up j the young ladies and gents of the i8a,t' a few grains cayenne, one-fourth
to his proud height, frigidly replied: j senior class of the village academy, itoaspoonful PePPer. Melt butter, add
"Nobody ln particular Just now, but f several of whom are over sixteen years j seasonings and liquid. Stir un-
for the future, sir, somebody ln gen- of age and have been outside of the " *V~ ' ' ' . - -
county a time or two, are going to set-
tle the entire question in a debate to-
night. I understand, too, that while
they are at it they will fix things so
there will never be any more wars. So
I shall be able to Inform you ln full
The iiaughty emphasis on the word
general. It Is said, sent a cold chill
running up and down the governor's
spine, which it required seven mlut
Juleps and six bottles of port to re-
til the boiling point Is reached,
five minutes, beating constantly
For Irons That Stick.
Irons will never otick to clothes If
one-half teaspoonful of either lard or
kerosene Is added to the starch while
It Is hot
many of them having darts and corded
Beams at the back and featherbonlng
in the seams helps to give the desir-
able trim appearance. Even the draped
bodice Is drawn over a fitted and
featherboned foundation, usually of
silk, but sometimes of net, when the
outer fabric is soft and sheer.
Blue Linen Cases.
Have you noticed in many of the
stores specializing in novelties the
handkerchief and nightgown cases
made of blue linen? The general Im-
pression Is that blue Is used because
so many people like the color, but
there Is another reason—a blue case
will keep white material from becom-
To whiten scorched linen the follow-
ing is excellent: Wet the linen With
soapsuds and lay It ln the sun if the
scorch is a mild one. If this does not
take it out boil it in a gallon of milk
into which a pound of white soap has
Fruit stains on linen should be
smeared with glycerin and left for
about an hour. Then wash the stain
In warm, soapy water. Repeat the
process if necessary.
The secret of washing with kero-
sene added to whiten the clothes Is
to use hot water for the rinsing. This
also removes every trace of odor and
leaves the garments white.
For Evening Wear.
Chantilly lace, used by Paquln, Jen-
ny, and others. Is one of the good
things for evening wear. And there
are all the figured silks from which'
the numerous pompadour frocks are
made. These are among the prettiest
frocks that have been worn for sev-
Figured voiles, too, sometimes with
almost the same patterns as the pom-
padour silks, bid fair to win much ap-
proval for frocks for very warm days.
There are some plaids, and many
checks. There are checked wools for
street suits, and there are plaid silks
for street frocks.
To Make Petticoats Wear Longer
A black china silk dust ruffle. In
place of the cotton one found on the
average-priced silk petticoat, reduces
friction and consequently makes the
skirt wear longer. It also sheds the
dust, instead of holding It. as the
cotton one does; it washes nicely and
If good quality It will outwear two peU
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