LaKemp Mirror (LaKemp, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 2 Thursday, June 24, 1909 Page: 2 of 6
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TAG ENDS USEFUL
DAINTY COLLATIONS MADE
FROM THE LEFTOVERS.
How Tempting Salad May Be Put To-
gether In an Emergency—Iced
Cold Meats Go Well with
How to make something out of
nothing is a time-worn problem for
NEVER SAY DIE.
the housewife, but
if she will remem-
ber the words of
the popular song,
she can concoct
dainties, for "every
little bit added to
what you've got
makes just a little
hit more." Suppose, for instance, that
your larder displays nothing much but
the tag ends of a number of vege-
tables, both cooked and uncooked. Out
of these you can concoct a tempting
salad thai will serve as a dainty main
course for luncheon or supper. Cut
the carrots into strips, the string
beans—if large—Into inch lengths, the
onion iuto paper-thin slices, and the
potato into dice. Heap the peas, the
onion, the potatoes, and the lima
beans—If you have any, otherwise kid-
ney beans or diced beets in the cen-
ter of your salad dish, arrange them
in a circle, and add the mayonnaise
dressing in a little mound in the
An equally attractive macedolne ol
vegetables consists of canned corn
drained- from the milk, diced boiled
turnips, and pickled cucumbers sur-
rounded by a "nest" of cabbage cold
slaw. French dressing is best with
Where you have not a great variety
of vegetables, you can make a sub-
stantial dish of it by adding iced cold
meats, chicken and veal being perhaps
the dainties for company, though "well
done" roast pork, beef or ham can be
used In the same way. The tart cu-
cumber or tomato may be combined
to good advantage with cold boiled po-
tatoes and the meat, and pickled beets
and asparagus are delicious with
chicken. Canned salmon is also very
much relished with peas, celery, let-
tuce and beets. Being such an oily
combination, it is perhaps better with
plain boiled dressing, or with vinegar,
6ult and pepper.
If you have a little cauliflower and
two or three onions left over, they
combine dellciously when boiled, cut
up together and served with a cream
To turn to desserts: If you want a
rqally lovely dish, open a can of free-
stone peaches, fill each cavity with
the shredded Hawaiian pineapple that
is now so plentiful in the markets,
add a sprinkling of chopped nuts and
Berve with whipped cream.
The "boarding house" prunes that
the family sneer at may also be dis-
guised into the form of a plum cake.
To make the batter, take two-thirds
of a cupful of butter, one cupful of
sugar, three eggs, two cupfuls of flour,
four tablespoonfuls of milk, a quarter
of a teaspoonful of soda, a heaping
cupful of prunes, two teaspoonfuls ol
allspice, 'two of cinnamon and one of
nutmeg. For this one tablespoonful
of baking powder will be required.
Our last recipe is far from being a
new one, but there may be some
young housewife who does not know
the very very best way to make this
queen of economy desserts, rice pud
ding: One-half of a cupful of rice,
one cupful of water, three cupfuls of
milk, two egss and three-eighths of a
cupful of sugar. Cook rice and water j
over the flame till the water is ab
sorbed. Add one pint of milk, and
cook over water till rice is tender.
Beat the eggs, and add them to one
cupful of milk; pour this into the rice
mixture, add sugar, and pour all into
a buttered dish. Set over a dish ol
hot water, and bake in a Blow oven
till custard is set. .
She—But if you have completely
cured Mrs. Tooter, you have done
away with one of your most lucrative
sources of income.
The Doctor—Ah, but I'll present her
with my bill, and then I'll have to
treat her for nervous prostration.
Not His Business.
"Pow'ful fertile country daoun theh
In Texas," said the colonel. "Yes, seh!
Why, seh, I know spots daoun theh
where the trees grow so close togetheh
that you-all couldn't shove youh hand
between theh trunks. And game,seh!
Why, seh, I've seen Fehglnyuh deeah
in those same forests with antlehs
eight feet spread! Yes, seh!"
At this point some meddlesome Idiot
asked the colonel how such deer ever
managed to get their antlers between
such tree trunks.
"Thet, seh," said the colonel, draw
ing himself up with squelching dig-
nity, "is theh business!"—Everybody's
Locations of Promotion.
Elzena, aged four, reveled in kinder-
garten lore, and each day imparted to
her young mother the many interest-
ing things that the sweet-faced teach-
er had told them. Among the vicissi-
tudes of school life to be encountered
was that of vaccination, which was
new to the little one. After much ex-
plaining and reassuring this difficulty
was safely passed. A few weeks later
she returned one day from kindergar-
ten in a whirl of excitement, exclaim-
ing: "Mother, mother. I'm going to be
promoted—mother, will I be promoted
on my arm or leg?"
Oldest Man in the ^orld.
Jose Gaudaloupe Aleitd of Jalosti-
tlan, state of Jalisco, Mexico, is said
to be the oldest man in the world.
The record of his birth as contained
in the archives of the parish church
shows that he was born in 1770, which
makes him 139 years old. He is in
good physical condition.
Food Did It.
After using laxative and cathartic
medicines from childhood a case of
chronic and apparently incurable con-
stipation yielded to the scientific food,
Grape-Nuts, in a few days.
"From early childhood I suffered
with such terrible constipation that I
had to use laxatives continuously go-
ing from one drug to another and suf-
fering more or less all the time.
"A prominent physician whom I con-
sulted told me the muscles of the di-
gestive organs were partially par-
alyzed and could not perform their
work without help of some kind, so I
have tried at different times about
every laxative and cathartic known,
but found no help that was at all per-
manent. I had finally become discour-
aged and had given my case up as
hopeless when I began to use the pre-
digested food, Grape-Nuts.
"Although I had not expected this
food to help my trouble, to my great
surprise Grape-Nuts digested imme-
diately from the first and in a few
days I was convinced that this was
just what my system needed.
"The bowels performed their func-
tions regularly and I am now com-
pletely and permanently cured of this
"Truly the power of scientific food
must be unlimited." "There's a
Read "The Road to Wellville," in pkgs.
Ever rend the above letter? A new
one nppenrtt front time to time. They
nre genuine, true, aid full of human
By a Public Official—County Treasurer
of Granbury, Texas.
A. A. Perkins, County Treasurer of
Granbury, Hood Co., Texas, says:
"Years ago a severe
'j.iuasujI fall injured my kid-
Beys. From that time I
was bothered with a
chronic lame back and
disordered action of
the kidneys helped to
make life miserable
for me. A friend sug-
g e s t e d my using
Doan's Kidney Pills,
which I did, with the
most gratifying re-
sults. I made a pub-
lic statement at tke time, recommend-
ing Doan's Kidney Pills, and am glad
to confirm that statement now."
Sold- by all dealers, 50 cents a box.
Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
A Joke's Life.
"What becomes of a joke when it
gets too old for the newspapers?"
"It goes on the stage."
"And after that?"
"To the theatrical program."
"Where it ends its existence, I
"Oh, no; it lives honorably for many
years in congressional cloakrooms."
t A Fitting Penalty.
"What, penalty do you think a man
ought to have for losing his head when
he falls in love?"
"I would suggest marriage as a cap-
Women Brick Worker«.
Prussia's brick yards employ nearly
IP YOU USE BALL BLUE,
Get Red Cross Ball Blue, the best Ball
Blue. Large 2 oz. package only 5 cents.
Men fight with their fists; women
fight with their tears.
Western Canada the Pennant Winner
"TbeLast Best Wed"
The government ol
Canada now gives
to every actual set-
tler 160 acres of
land free and an
_ additional 160 acres
at $3.00 an acre. The 300,000 contented
American settlers making their homes in
Western Canada is the best evidence of
the superiority of that country. They are
becoming rich, growing from 25 to 50
bushels wheat to the acre; 60 to 110 bush-
els oats and 45 to 60 bushels barley, be-
sides having splendid herds of cattle raised
on the prairie grass. Dairying is an im-
The crop of 1908 still keeps Western Canada
in the lead. The world will soon look to it as
its food-producer. ,
1 'The thing which most impressed us was the
magnitude of the countrj that is available tor
agncu Ttural purposes." — National hdiwruu
Low railway rates, good schools and churches,
markets convenient, prices the highest, climate
Lands are for sale by Railway and Land Com-
panies. descriptive pamphlets and maps sent tree.
For railway rates and other information apply to
Superintendent of Immigration, Ottawa, Canada, or
the authorized Canadian Government Agent:
J. S. CRAWFORD,
Ho. 125 W. Ninth Street. Kansas City. MinouH,
The biggest and best opening of the newest
town in Oklahoma, on Ft. Smith <& Western
It. R., Milton, LeFlore County,
JUNE 3rd, 1909
Here's your chance to start even with the
world. Lots $50.00 to $200.00, easy monthly in-
stallments. Bring R. R. A-rent's receipt, your
transportation will be credited on account of
your purchase, where it amounts to 1150.00 or
more. Plenty good things to eat and a Brass
Band to make the day jolly. 70 acres of coal
land with a 7-ft. vein of coal, to be owned and
controlled by the lot buyers of this new town.
Manufacturing plants are already seeking
locations at Milton, 20 acres set aside as free
factory sites. Plenty raw material and cheap
fuel; Write at once for particulars and details
of this excursion. Two lots to be awarded free
on day of opening (lucky parties must be on
the excursion) to the two who guess the near-
est number of people who will go on this
excursion. Guesses to be in our office, Mus-
kogee, Oklahoma, not later than June 1st. We
want some good, live agents, high commissions.
STONER, ELTON & FORD
By Lydia E. Pinkham's
Gardiner, Maine.—" I have been a
great sufferer from organic troubles
and a severe female
doctor said I would
have to go to the
hospital for an
operation, but I
could not bear to
think of it. 1 de-
cided to try Lydia
E. Pinkham's Veg-
and Sanative W ash
—and was entirely
cured after three
months' use of them."—Mrs. S. A.
Williams, R. F. D. No. 14, Box 39,
Gardiner, Me. , ., A
Kn woman should submit to a surtn
ly from roots and herbs, a fair trial.
This famous medicine for women
has for thirty years proved to be the
most valuable tonic and renewer of
the female organism. Women resid-
ing in almost every city and town in
the United States bear t willing testi-
mony to the wonderful virtue of Lydia
is Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
It cures female ills, and creates radi-
ant, buoyant female health. If you
are ill, for your own sake as well as
those you love, give it a trial.
Mrs. Pinkham, at Lynn, Mass.,
Invites all sick women to writo
her for advice. Her advico is free,
and always helpluL
(Tetferrem) sold and guaranteed
* druggists to be a satis-
factory treatment for
Dandruff and all Scalp
Troubles, Tetter, Ecze-
ma, Itch, Ringworm,
Face and Hands, Pim-
Sweaty, Blistered Feet,
Cuts, and all Irritations
of the Skin. Does not
stain, grease or blister.
Two Sizes, 50c and $1
bottles. Trial Size 10c.
Either mailed direct on
_ receipt of price.
HOOPER MEDICINE CO., Dallas, Texas.
and Jersey City, N. J.
Do it Now
Tomorrow A. M. too late. Take
a CASCARET at bed time; get
up in the morning feeling line and
dandy. No need for sickness
from over-eating and drink-
ing. They surely work while you
sleep and help nature help you.
Millions take them and keep well.
CASCARRTS ioc a box for a weelc'9
treatment, all druggists. Biggest seller
in the world. Million boxes a month.
Mfftftl ST' LOU,s' M0-
BfcRJf B |9 II Largest receivers of con*
VW IIIIII signed Wool west of the
II WWK3 Mississippi ltiver. Order
Wool bags and ship us your Wool.
Write for Prices. Established 1878.
—other starches only 12 ounces—same price and
"DEF.NANCE" IS SUPERIOR QUALITY.
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