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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 12, 1912, Image 14',
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Recently he appeared at a theater
and lectured on his poem, "Co
lumbus." He introduced Mrs.
Gertrude Atherton at a Demo
cratic rally in Oakland and again
he was the guest of honor at a
schoo.l fete. ,
The explanation has come in
the announcement of his daugh
ter Juanita, that his diet for the
past year has been restricted to
hominy and 'honey. She says
that her-father has eaten it as
often as three times a day, and
during the past few months he
has urged the fo.od upon h(s vis
itors. A large pan of the food has be
come a sort of institution at the
Miller home , on the ''Heights,"
back of Fruitvale. Questioned
about his health the poet declar
ed that he never felt better in his
life. Then fie whispered to his
daughter -and she produced a
The poet plunged his hand into
it and exhibited a fist full oThdm
iny dripping with honey.
"My favorite dish," he an
nounced. "It is palatable, nour
A bank clerk appeared before
the manager with a three datys'
growth of beard "James," said
the .manager, "you must shave.",
"But, sir," replied James, "I am
growing a beard." . 4
"You may do. what you like at
home," snapped ''the manager ,
"but you must understand that
I'll not .have you growing a beard
during office hours."
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Makes Meat Tender. i
A very Jittle vinegar, cooked '
with coarse meat, .will make ife
tender, or you may dip the meat'
in vinegar before cooking. AtV
small piece of apple cooked in
meat pie or stew aiso maKes tqet