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OCTOBER i, 1912
may take the place of butter entirely,
or the lard and butter may bo equal
Good Cookies Cream half a cup
of butter and a cupful of sugar until
smooth; add two eggs, half a cup of
milk, a tablespoonful of vanilla ex
tract, or the strained juice of a
lemon; add enough flour to make a
soft dough; it is this that makes
cookies either good or indifferent; if
too much flour is used, they will be
too stiff; there should be just
enough to bo able to roll the dough;
dust the board with as little flour
as will keep the dough from stick
ing, cut off a small piece of the dough,
roll and cut it out, repeating until
you have a small pan full, using up
the scraps of dough each time. Or,
the scraps of dough may be laid aside
each time until the dough is all used,
then work the scraps together and
roll and cut out until all are in the
pans. Have a hot oven for cookies;
have the dough rolled quite thin, lift
with a knife, or cancake turner and
lay in the pan. Put into a crock or
tin box vith cover, to keep from
getting either too soft, or too hard.
Nut cookies are made by adding the
shelled nut kernels, mashed, to the
dough while mixing. Raisins may be
pounds of fruit wolgh four pounds
of sugar and measure one cupful of
whole mixed spices (to bo had of tho
grocer) stick cinnamon, allspice,
cassia buds and cloves. Tio tho
spices in a cheese cloth bag and put
in the preserving kettle with the
sugar and one pint of good vinegar,
and let heat slowly, skim as neces
sary, let boll until clear, then pour
over the cucumbers.
Pickled Cauliflower Cut up the
head or heads into small sprigs, soak
them in salt water for half an hour,
then boil in fresh water until tender;
then skim out carefully into a jar, so
.as not to break them; turn over them
spiced vinegar prepared as for cab
bage. A few slices of cabbage, red,
or white, cooked until tender, may
be used with the cauliflower. Tho
sprigs should not be boiled too ten
der. For the spiced vinegar, put an
ounce of mixed whole spices in a
cheese cloth bag and scald in a pint
of vinegar; take out the bag and add
a tablespoonful of mustard and half
a cup of sugar to each quart of vine
gar; stir well, and pour, boiling hot,
over the cauliflower, which should
also be boiling hot, pack in jars and
Sweet Pickle Cucumbers Large
ripe cucumbers arc used for this.
Peel and cut into thick slices, add one
ounce of alum to one gallon of
water, and when scalding hot pour
over the sliced cucumbers; stand the
pan on the back of the stove where
the contents will remain hot, but not
boiling, for half an hour; strain and
throw the cucumbers into cold water,
and leave until thoroughly chilled,
then drain aeain and put i. to the
preserving kettle with a syrup pre
pared as for peaches. Let cook
slowly for half an hour; then leave
overnight in the syrup; drain off the
syrup in the morning, heat to the
boiling point and pour again over the
cucumbers. Repeat this for three
mornings, then pack in jars and seal.
To prepare the syrup, for eight
HARD TO SEE
tho Sherman antl-
Tho senate commltteo Investigat
ing campaign contributions in 1904
has requested tho secretary of state
of Now York for a transcript of the
testimony in tho Armstrong insur
ance investigation in 1905 and 1900.
Odds and Ends
- Dates are both healthful and
nourishing. They should bo as fresh
as possible. Wash and take out tho
corn starch. Excellent for children's
When ironing any garment having
buttons that can not be removed, fold
a turkish towel into several thick
nesses, lay tho garment, buttons
down, on the towel and iron on the
wrong side; the buttons will sink
into the folds of tho towel, and tho
garment can be ironed smooth and
A national bureau of health was
urged by President Taft in his ad
dress of welcome to tho 3,000 dele
gates to tho international congress of
hygiene and demography at Wash
ington. An Associated Press dispatch says:
Senator Clapp made public tho names
of the majority of the witnesses who
aro to bo heard by tho committee.
Tho list Includes J. P. Morgan, II.
C. Frick, Elbort H. Gary, Georgo W.
Perkins, William R. Hearst, Thomas
F. Ryan, Former Senator Chauncoy
M. Depow, William Loob, jr., Georgo
B. Cortolyou, Alton B. Parker,
Georgo R. Sheldon, Cornelius N.
Bliss, jr., and C. C. Tegethoff, all of
whom have been mentioned as prob
Tho broad character of tho in
vestigation that is to be mado to de
termine whether campaign contribu
tions havo influenced tariff legis
lation is indicated in tho character
of tho witnesses. Among them aro
William Whitman and William M.
Wood of Boston, two leading figures
in the woolen industry; Edwin F.
Greono, J. R. MacCol, Charles H.
Harding, John P. Wood and N. T.
Folwell, all of Boston; Joseph R.
Grundy, Bristol, Pa.; B. F. Barrlc3
jr., a stool manufacturer of Plttu
burgh; Henry L. Towno of Nof
York; John KIrby, jr., Dayton, O.,
and Fred Schwcdtman and D. P.
Challenger of St. Louis.
All aro manufacturers or in
terested In important industries.
Although hla namo Is not on tho
list, Daniel L. Rold, a loading figure
in tho tin plato and steel industry, is
also to bo asked to appear before
Wayne MacVcagh, former attor
ney general of tho United Stntos and
a brother of Secretary Franklin Mac
Vcagh of the treasury department,
has also been asked to appear. It Is
understood tho specific purposo of
summoning J. Plcrpont Morgan and
Mr. MacVoagh Is to question thorn
concerning the charges mado by
Charles Edward Russell, socialist
candidate for governor of Now York,
that Mr. Morgan had been asked by
Colonel Roosevelt to contribute a
certain amount to his campaign fund
in 1901. Both Mr. Morgan nnd Mr.
MacVoagh havo denied tho report.
D. E. Thompson of Lincoln, Neb.,
former minister to Mexico; Chan
cellor James R. Day, of Syracuso
university; Governor Eugeno N. Fobs
of Massachusetts; Judge C. II. Dull,
of Now York, and E. T. Stotcsbury,
who was reported to havo collected
republican campaign funds in Phila
delphia, have boon added to tho com
Thoso who will bo asked to ex
plain tho sources of campaign funds
(Continued on Pago 15.)
Even When the Facts About Coffee
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HJ UC11CYO Yuiv uuu vhu .w..rf
Tell the average man or woman
that the slow but cumulative poison
ous effect of caffeine the alkaloid
in tea and coffee tends to weaken
the heart, upset the nervous system
and cause indigestion, and they may.
laugh at you if they don't know the
Prove It by science or by practical
demonstration in the recovery of
coffee drinkers from the above con
ditions, and a large per cent of the
human family will shrug their
shoulders, take some drugs and
keep on drinking coffee or tea.
"Coffee never agreed with me nor
with several members of our house
hold," writes a lady. "It enervates,
depresses and creates a feeling of
languor and heaviness. It was only
by leaving off coffee and using Pos
tum that we discovered tho cause
and way out of these ills.
"The only reason, I am sure, why
Postum is not used altogether to the
exclusion of ordinary coffee is, many
persons do not know and do not seem
"willing to learn the facts and how to
prepare this nutritious beverage.
There's only one way according to
directions boil it fully 15 minutes.
Then it is delicious." Name given
by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
Read the little book, "The Road to
Wellville," In pkgs. "There's a
Ever read tho above letter? A
now one appears from time to time.
They are genuine, true, arid full of
The following is from tho Associ
ated Press: Chairman Clapp an
nounced the following program for
this week's hearings, after a con
ference with Senator Pomereno of
Ohio, representing democratic mem
bers of the committee on campaign
September 30. Ormsby
McHarg, assistant manager in
Colonel Roosevelt's pre-convention
campaign; Cornelius N. Bliss, jr.,
who had been asked to produce tho
books of his father, treasurer of the
republican national committee In
1904; Charles A. Peabody, counsel
for Mrs. E. H. Harriman; C. C. Teget
hoff, private secretary to the late E.
H. Harriman, who has been asked to
produce papers relating to the so
called Harriman fund of 1904.
Tuesday, October 1. William
Flinn of Pittsburgh and Klon H.
Hooker, treasurer of tho progressive
national headquarters, who will be
asked to testify in general regarding
Wednesday, October 2 Senator
James M. Dixon of Montana, manager
of Colonel Roosevelt's campaign.
Thursday, October 3 J. Pierpont
Friday, October 4. Colonel Roosevelt
Samuel TJntermyer, attorney for
the house "money trust" investigat
ing committee and for tho Waters
Pierce Oil company in its fight with
tho Standard Oil company, conferred
with President Taft, lending interest
to rumors that the government is
watching developments in tho oil
Attorneys for tho so-called "bath
tub trust," in a brief filed with the
supreme qourt of tho United States
declared anarchy could not prepare
a more enervating, paralyzing pre-
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