signed his way when -I first knew
him in Germany!"
T then recalled that I' had once
seen the "signature on a certificate,
and, looking round thcroom, I found
it framed and 'hangingpn the wall
OVER THE PIANO. . In some occult
way I had conveyed that signature to
the psychic perhaps my mind had
impressed it on the slate!
So much at least WAS ABSO
I could not nor can I now ac
count for this peculiar experience.
WHAT FOOD KEEPS STAGE STARS SO YOUNG?
blespoons of tomato catsup, a dash
MAY IRWIN LIKES OYSTERS
By Caroline Coe.
. Of course, everyone knows of the
proficiency of May Irwin" as a cook.
May has published a. cook book, which
is very -popular, and so well-known
V:is her reputation, thatlwhen she de
cided to turn 'her home, situated on
an island on the SL Lawrence, into
a hotel, its success immediately was
assured. This is-the way she makes
her famous oysters Catalan:
Put in a double sauce pan a heap
ing tablespbontrf butter and two ta
blespoons of grated, Edam cheese.
Ben,melted andnsmopth, t add , ta-
of Worcestershire sauce, 2 table
spoons of j cream and meat of a good
sized crab cut very fine. When
creamy and boiling hot, drop in two
dozen bluepoint oysters; the moment
they crinkle, serve on hot buttered
toast placed on very hot plates.
Boots and shoes are apt to get
hardened when not in use. To make
them recover their original softness,
wash them over in warm water and
then rub castor oil well into them.
After a little while the leather will
become more pliable, and then if the
boots are cleaned and polished in the
usual way they will be easy to wear.
Fruit stains on tablecloths can
usually be removed by stretching the
stained part across a basin and pour
ing boiling water, to which a Jjttle
borax, has 'been added, directly on it.
Then wring it out, reverse the piece,
and pour more water on the other
side. This plan is most effective.
Mincemeat, after being stored in
glass jars, should have the cover re
moved occasionally and the mince
meat stirred. This will prevent it
from becoming hard. If a little extra
brandy is added occasionally mince
meat can be kept fresh for about one
Take one peck- of green sour ap
ples. Peel and core. Weigh apples
and use an equal weight of sugar.
Cook apples with one pint of water
and two lemons sliced. When tender
add sugar. Boil fifteen minutes and
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