Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
is over 30 and weighs nearly 2Q0. -1 know a woman who has Had12
the misfortune to lose one di herr eyes and, wlp at 40, weighs nearly''
300. Your attention is called to these infirmities- an ew every time'd
her husband calls her "Pearl." . . .
. A very dear friend of your father's is always called by his ini-2
tials only, "A. S. E." One day when we were discussing the'subject
, he confided that "A.S. E." stood for A Sad Experience by which
his mother labeled ah unwelcome child. tJ
Ifyou wish to please me, dear, call your baby Margaret; using'1
the good old EJnglish spelling. Your husband's mother's name isv
Margaret and I have always wished it were mine, so both grand-,r
mothers will be pleased if you 1 2Stow this beautiful name upon your.
child. Any of the old names as Hannah, Anne, Elizabeth, Caroline,
Mary and Catherine are always fine and no 'woman in after life
will be ashamed of them. ' i
I -would nqt, if I vere yo give my little glrl.twonamesas, of
course, you expect her to marry and when she does she can add' her
family name to the one you have gfven her.
Above all, do not nickname 3'our baby. $egin in the, very be-l
ginning to call her byher full name, pronouncing it 'plainly and
prpperly, for notwithstanding no less person than Shakespeare m
timateSythat there is nothihgiri a name, the contrary has often beer?
experienced when she has to answer to the sijlv name of Minnie by,,
YOUR MOTHER. ;
'GOOD things to eat
Cup Custard. Beat thorough
ly in a coffee-cup 1 egg and 2 tea
spoons sugar, add pinch of salt
and, a little grated mitmeg; fill
up cup with good sweet milk;
turn into another cup, well but
tered, and set in a pan of water
reaching nearly to top of cup.
Set in oven and let cook till cu
Jard is -set. To be eaterr cold.
May be improved -by putting
whipped cream on top before
Canada, Griddle Cakes. Soak
2 cupfuls of dry bread crumbs for
an hour in 1 quart of milk which
has been heated boiling hot, addi
the well beaten jolks, of 2 eggs
3 tablespoonfuls of flour, I table-2
spoonful of melted butter, and 1.5
scant teaspoonful of saltv Beat,
thoroughly, then stir in 2 tea-
spoonfufs of baking powder and0
the well-beaten whites 0 tfief,
John Bpikas of Flushing, N. Y.?,
was.-arrested for abandonment.
But he was released when he lold''
the judge hjs wife kept pigs inn
the parlor. 5
A bby was born every three"
minutes in New York city lasfc
.year. Or J34J42 in alL