grasped Margaret by the shoulders
with "all her force, tore the scissors
from her hand; and threw them as far
as she could away from her.
Then placing her arm-about the
poor distracted creature, she soothed
her ' gradually, promised' her some
false hair her .aunt Jiad, and gently
drew her away from the place.
Just, before dusk that evening Pof
tia Manville came over to the Throop
home. There was a'strangely subdued
expression in her face. Well there
might be! By some strange' fate J one
hour after her rescue by Nevada let
ter had come that had changed all
the tenor of her emotions.
It was from the only man she had
ever loved; still loved, just released
from a penal institution. .He had em,-
bezzled to make her expensive pres
ents; now he was free. He appealed
to her for the sake1 of the old love..
"You saved my life," said Portia,
coldly as ever, but-with her restless.
soul a volcano. "I"am going away
irom nere tonignt forever, ana -l-give
you back Dolph Merrill." '
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman)
By Caroline Coe..
Cream two cups of sugar and . one
cup of-butter or butter substitute, add
three-eggs one -at a time' and beat
thoroughly before- adding another.
Add one cup oft sour milk, into which
you, have 'Stirred one teaspoon .-of
soda, a pinch of salt and a dash of
cinnamon 'and half a teaspoon of
vanilla. Stir in two cups of 'flour.
Now take a cupful of the dough
out of the molding board and add, as
little flour' as possible to keep 'from
sticking to hands and board: Cut into
shaped place in greased pan and sprin-.
kle, granulated sugar-on top. t '
These cookies may be dropped
from ateaspoon instead of being
rolled. . . ,..
'Place them about three inches
apart and press into' cookie shape;
They must be baked in what is
termed a "quick oven-" " - - t
DAD. FIXED IT:
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