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In the Midlands there is a cer-
tain town highly famed for its
buns, and the other day a train
drew up at the station there.
A hungry traveler popped his
lead out of a window o'f the train
ind called for a bOy that looked
is though he might belong to the
Hi, boy, he said, here s two
tents! Get me one of the fa-
ious buns, and buy one for your
self with the other penny."
A few minutes later, just as the
train was about to proceed on its
journey, tne Doy returned, duly
sfmunching a bun. Calmly he
handed the traveler a penny, and,
nth his mouth full, murmured :
"Sorry, mister! There was
nly one left !"
It was the early part of the
New Year, and little Dorothy,
with her mother, was paying a
long-delayed visit to Uncle Silas.
Now, Uncle Silas was wealthy
very wealthy and little Dor
othy was vastly interested in the
heathen black. So one morning
she appeared in front of the said
uncle and asked:
"Uncle, dear, will you please
give me something for my mis
The incident took place imme
diately following a particularly
satisfying lunch, and Uncle Silas
playfully threw on the dining
room table a penny, a quarter and
a five-dollar bill, remarking:
"There, dear, you can have
which you like of the three."
Then he watched to see what
little Dorothy would do.
That young person approached
the table and studied the situa
tion for fully three seconds. Then
she suddenly burst out :
"Mummy's always told me not
to be greedy,, so I'll take the pOT
ny. But will you please wrap it
up in that bill, uncle, so as I won't
And uncle did.
One pint of canned or fresh to
matoes, one tablespoon of butter,
four cloves and a slice of onion.
Cook tomatoes, onions and cloves
15 minutes. Heat butter in'small
frying pan and add flour, stir un
til smooth and then add tomatoes.
Cook 5 minutes and then strain.
Tcr be used with fish or cutlet.