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ishing as well," said Miss McCutch
eon. "A great favorite with the girls
is potato soup. "Of course, when we
have cooked a meal we sit down at
once and eat it, so the girls them
selves are the judges of their own
handiwork. We have lessons in cof
fee making and in cooking cereals.
I show them how to judge meats, and
the other day we had a regular feast
of corn beef and cabbage which they
had cooked themselves.
"The first lesson of the day and
the hardest to inculcate is 'airing the
room,' " she continued. "It is much
easier to impart the idea of beauty
and taste in decorating and of care
in preparing food than it is to con
vince them that windows must be
thrown open and that beds must be
aired before being made up."
The school for brides has been
open only a very short time. As yet
nobody has graduated from its the
oretical happiness into actual mar
ried life. So the best orthe worst
is yet to come.
GUARDING THE CHURCH
At last accounts one of San Fran
cisco's big churches was under po
lice guard. Early in the evening a
number of policemen marched up and
surrounded the building. They were
uniformed and armed. Duty and the
necessities of protection of property
required that they forego the com
forts of their Christmas firesides and
protect a church basement in which
was still echoing the melody of that
beautiful song, "Peace on Earth,
Good Will Toward Men."
Faces front! Right hands to
clubs! Lefts on revolvers! Good!
The basement is protected. -
The head of the church had heard
that some homeless, unemployed
men had been misinformed to the
effect that they would be permitted
to sleep in that basement Christmas
"But the Son of Man hath not
where to lay His head."
U. S. CONSUL IN PILLAGED CITY
Ma'n'nn' I oiKor' 'II ft frmoill In
Chihuahua City, -which Villa, rebel
S . . C ' . - .- X. .. ..
cniet,v.turneq -into :saddest city
Jones ,($0 jfrqcer) How is it you
haven'fc'requfested; me to pay your account?-.
Grpcer !-Oh, I never ask a
gentleman for money! Jones In
deed.1; Then how'd'you get on If he
does not pay? Grotier Why, after
a certain time . I conclude he's not a
gentleman and -then T ask him!