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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 17, 1912, Image 14',
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When the electric" lights were
again turned on it was evident
that the lecturer had disappeared.
The manager, a fat, jolly fel
low, faced the audience and, with
a wave of the hand, said:
"Now, gentlemen and ladies,
here is the explanation. This poor
man lost his eye over an emery
wheel. I used to be in the opti
cal business. He came to me for
help. From his talk I noticed
that he had an eye to business.
His own negligence had caused
the accident, and he could not re
cover damages from the corpora
tion for which he worked. He
said he had great trust in Provi
dence, when effort was coupled
with genius, and that if I would
co-operate with him, we could
make good his measure of dam
age. "He proposed that the interior
of an artificial eye be furnished
wjth an electric sparkler, such as
is used in a fancy necktie pin, the
current of electricity being fur
nished by a dry cell battery. He
further told me how the mech
anism could be properly arranged.
He would wear the nose glass.
The little chain over the ear
would not be a chain, but a wire
running from the battery in his
pocket to the noseglass and then
into the interior of the glass eye,
where it would connect with the
tiny lamp. All that would be nec
essary to enable him to read in
the dark would be the touching
of the button of the dry cell "bat
tery in his pocket.
"This closes the interesting
performance. The audience will
please' leave by the side entrance."
Required Four eggs, pastry,
pepper, salt, a teaspoon of chut
ney or chopped mixed pickle,
breadcrumbs and frying fat.
Boil the eggs for four minutes
and then carefully remove the
Roll out some paste very thin
and cut into rounds? Lay an egg
on each round, season with pep
per and salt and a little chutney
or mixed pickle. Wet the edges
and press together.
Brush over with beaten egg,
roll in breadcrumbs and fry in
deep fat. Drain on paper arid
serve on a dish-paper garnished
Salad of HarxJ-Boiled Eggs.
Required Four, hard-boiled
eggs, half a teacup of finely chop
ped ham, lettuce, cucumber, rad
ishes. Salad dressing.
Break the lettuce into a salad
bowl or' soup-plate, put a finer of
thinly-sliced cucumber round, roll1
the eggs m the chopped ham and
then lay on the salad with rows of
sliced radishes between.
Pour some good salad dressing
over, and as a garnish sprinkle
with chopped ham and parsley..
Age is telling on John D. His
memory Js faulty. On his 73rd
birthday he advised people to "eat
less." What he forgot is that
Standard Oil owns a string of eat
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