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"1 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
ead out of a window of the train
nd called for a boy that looked
s though he might belong to the
Hi, boy, he said, here s two
ents! Lret me one of the fa-
ous buns, and buy one for your-
elf with the other penny."
A few minutes later, just as the
rain was about to proceed on its
jtjouiney, tne boy returned, duly
munching a bun. Calmly he
handed the traveler a penny, and,
svith his mouth full, murmured:
"Sorry, mister! There was
j 3ponly 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 pen
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.
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