you to my wife. We've bin on our
honeymoon in New Y6rk, and there's
chicken for supper and you're all wel
"I don't linow wiich startled us
the more, the weddlngor Hi's asking
us to supper. But there's been a
change since then, sir-. Those two
sort of chipped each other's rough
edges off, and, as my wife says, what
made them so cranky was neither be
ing married. You couldn't find a bet
ter neighbor than Hi now, and as for
1 Mrs. Abigail say, my wife says that
kid of theirs is being raised by old
fashioned methods the same as ours
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
L o o
f BRAN MUFFINS
One tablespoon of sugar, one of
butter or lard melted, one egg beaten
light and foamy, one cup of sweet
milk, one cup of bran, one cup of
white flour, two teaspoons of baking
powder sifted in the flour.
Mix all together. Beat for three
minutes. Put into well-greased muf
fin pans. Have ovenmoderately hot
Bake 30 minutes.
"And what accounts for this sud
Bank Cashier Sh-h! Short accounts!
LITTLE'GIRL Stfe GOVERNMENT
St. Louis, Jan. 29. A girl of eight
hag sued Uncle Sam in three courts
for $100,000 as recompense for the.
act of her grandfather in sinking his
ship during the civil war in order to
save a cargo of arms from the con
federate army. '
Capt. Samuel Houston, a relative
of Gen. Sam Houston of Texas fame,
owned a river boat. He was seized by
a confederate force and his boat
loaded with rifles and sent south on
the Mississippi. His fidelity to the
federal cause led him to sink the
boat. The little girl is his only sur
' o o
First Chorus Lady What. do you
think, dear? George is back from
Alaska, stony-broke and so altered
that you would hardly know him!
Second Chorus Lady I'm sure I
shan't, dear. Judge.
' : 0 O
When butterine is put into a spoon
and boiled vigorously it does not
foam, but -it sputters. But when but-,
ter is puf in a spbon and subjected to
, the same course it foams.
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