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Confessional." It was great It-ran
the whole scale of emotions, from
trusting innocence to deep love, then
to betrayal and hatred, tosorrow and
revenge, and then to remorse, and I
always wept .real tears.
It was very dark and the real tears
were wasted, but no one could mis
take the broken sobs.
When I finished, some one politely
asked me for another and fiendishly
I recited everything I knew.
When we finally got away and -were
in our rooms I chuckled with glee.
"I guess- they won't pester us
again," I told Jean. And Jean said:
"I felt sorry for them, they either had
to endure it or jump into the river."
Of course I don't mind insulting
myself, but I do object to such can
dor from others, and we were just
about to have a family row when
Jean discovered a big spider on the
'front of my waist that had probably
been resting there all evening, and
in the scene which followed I forgot
The next morning we were sitting
on the porch where some of the men
were standing waiting for the train.
' Now my cousin doesn't look at all
like me. She has a wealth of auburn
hair and brown eyes, she -is very
short and quite plump, while I well,
you know what I look like, and it
didn't seem possible to mistake us
even in the dark.
One of the men approached Jean.
"I want to thank you for the treat
you gave us last night," he said, and
Jean smiled and told him she was
glad he enjoyed it
And to this day she insists he did
not mistake her for me, but was
thanking her for keeping silent while
I made such a row. r
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Potato Soup With Egg Dumplings. ,
Eight large potatoes, one large on
ion, one-half pound salt pork. Cut
these in small pieces. Add three
whole cloves, three small red pepper
corns. Cover with three quarts of J
SQli-water, - Soft twMiourst ..gtrain
and mash' tha potato through.' -the . 1
strainer. Add one even teaspoon of
salt. Serve-with egg dumplings.
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