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And now they were upon the street,
with every danger past.
He helped Mrs. Durham into her
'taxicab and placed her suitcase at
her side." He raised his hat.
"I thank you for my sister's sake,"
he said. "We shall not meet again.
I shall go West and you will return
to England "
"I shall never go back to England,"
she said with sudden vehemence.
' He felt that she had something of
"import to add. He waited. Sudden
ly she bent toward him.
"Don't you know me?" she asked,
with a half sob. "That man was
WATER ICES AND SHERBERTS
These are usually composed of"
fruit juices, simple syrup and water.
Simple syrup can be made at home
by using the best lump sugar, two
pounds, add one quart of water and
allow to dissolve before putting on
the fire. Heat slowly until it comes
to a boiling point. Take off any scum
that may rise, but be very careful
not to stir the syrup or it will sugar.
Boil slowly until it is as thick as
Then put in mason fruit jars and
set away until you wish to use it. In
making fruit ices it is almost impos
sible to tell the proportion of sugar
to be used, but the usual method is
one-half a cup of syrup to one pint
of fruit juice. Always strain your
juices through a cheese cloth bag so
that there will be no seeds in your
Remember it takes longer to freeze
ices than cream, but slowly turn the
crank until the contents become stiff.
Then the can should be opened, the
sides scraped down and the stiffly
beaten white of one egg worked into
the ice. This amount of egg with one
teaspoonful of pulverized sugar
beaten with it is sufficient for two
quarts of sherbert
Now pack your ice and cover it
with wet carpet and let it stand three
DIARY OF FATHER TIME
In the year 1754 a body of enter
prising British merchants put on the
road a "flying coach" which, accord
ing to their special advertisement,
would, "however incredible it may
seem, actually, barring accidents, ar
rive" in London in four and a half
days after leaving Manchester." It
traveled at the astounding rate of
3.2 miles an hour. The Lord Chan
cellor of the time considered such
traveling as dangerous. "I was
gravely advised," he says,, "not to at
tempt the trip, as several passengers
had died of apoplexy from the rapid
ity of motion."
The history of the automobile is
unique, showing, as it does, a sudden
check to an invention worthy of far
better treatment than it received! In
1833 the popularity of horseless car
riages had reached to such a pitch in
England that the railway companies
were up in arms.
Taking advantage of two motor
accidents, the companies appealed to
parliament and in 1836 the fiat went
forth that in future every road loco
motive should be preceded at a dis
tance of 100 yards by a man carry
ing a red flag to warn pedestrians of
its approach. This law marks the
end of the first period of automobil
ists in England.
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