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savage Turks; and he" would .never
step out of "Tils gilt frame for her:
Yet.one look from him had'vanauish-
ed 'Piggy that night. Yes for that
- When .her cry was over Dulcie got
up - and took, off her best dress and
put on.-her old, kimono. She wanted
no dinner. She sang two verses of
i "Sammy." Then she became intense
ly, interested, in a" little red speck on
the side of her nose. And after that
was attended to, she drew up a chair
to the rickety table, and told her for
tune with an old deck" of cards.
: "The horrid, impudent thing!" she
said.alound. "And. I never gave him
a word. or a look to make him,-think
it!"- , . -
.At o'clock Dulcie took a tinjof
crackers and a little pot of raspberry
jam out of 'her trunk and. had a feast.
She offered Gen. Kitchener some jam
on a. cracker; but he only looked . at
her as, the sphinx would have looked
ata. butterfly if there are butterflies
in the desert;
".Don't .eat .if you don!t.want to,"
said -Dulcie. "And don't put on so
many airs and scold so with your
. eyes. I wonder if you'd be so superior
Jihd snippy if you had to live on $6
It was not a good sign for Dulcie
to be rude to Gen. Kitchener. And
then she turned Benvenu'to Cellini
face downward. with.a severe, gesture.
But that was .not. inexcusable; for
she had always thought he. was
Henry yiH, and she didmot approve
of him. j
' .At half, past 9 Dulcie, took a last
look at the pictures on the. dresser,
turned out the light, and skipped into
bed. It's an awful thing to go to
bed with a good-night Jook at Gen.
Kitchener, William Muldoon, the
"Duchess of Marlborough and Benve
This story really doesn,'t get anyy
iwhere at all. The rest of, it comes
later sometime when Piggy asks
Qulcieagain to dine with him, and
she is feeling lonelier than usual, and
Gen. Kitchener happens to be looking,
the other'way; and thefl ,
As I said before, I dreamed that I
was standing near a crowd, of prosperous-looking
angels, and a police?
man took me by the wing and asked
if i belonged with them. -,
"Who are they?" 'I. asked. '
"Why," said he, "they are the men
who-hired working girls, and paid 'em
$5 pr $6, a week to live on. Are you
one of the bunch?" ,
"Not. on your immortality," said I.
"I'm only the fellow that set .fire to
an orphan asylum and murdered" a
blind man for his pennies.!'
APPLE AND PRUNE,
This combination is nutritious and
may be made with either dried or
fresh apples. If dried, wash, core and
soak over night, and wash raisins or
prunes, working, the latter well with
the hands. Let them, stand in. the
lastNsater over night and simmer in
it in the morning. The water in
which the fruit is soaked should be
sufficient .to cook it. in. Simmer the
raisins or prunes., very slowly for an
hour. Then add the apples and sim-;
mer together till cooked. No sugar
should be needed. This fact makes
the dish cheaper and more healthful
i A bedroom without sunlight will be
safer if it. has plain walls, without
molding or shelves, doors and win
dows without projecting frames.
rounded corners, hardwood floorg and
very simple furnishings, une room
should be aired out a part of each
day. The windows should be open
during sleeping, hoXirs.
Mrsv Jones That old maid next
door is' the most brazen borrower I
know! Mrs. Brown Indeeo! Mrs.
Jones Yes. m Why, only yesterday'
she came over to inquire if she could
borrow ,my husband for an hour- to
mow her. lawn, thrash a man who
had insulted her, and discharge her-