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"Teaching what?" asked John.
"'Now listen, John," spoke his
mother, windings one loving arm
about Nellie and holding her close.
"You have got a jewel here."
"I always knew ' that," declared
"She has so surely proved that she
wants me here, that I've got to stay,
just to be in the sunshine of her lov
ing smiles. Those biscuits--"
John made a wry face.
"And the bread "
John threw up his hands in direful
dismay at the memory.
"Were all frauds, innocent frauds,"
went on the old woman. "She was
bound- to drive you to have me hefre.
She made those bircuits like rocks
and spoiled the bread and let that
thief get away with your celat "
"Just because I love your mothe
almost as much as yourself," added
"Oh, you darling!" cried John en
thusiastically. "You are just the dear
est little wife in the world!"
"And a daughter-in-law to be proud
of," supplemented his old mother.
NEW ENGLAND HASH
One pint of cold cooked corned beef
chopped fine, one pint of cold boiled
cabbage, one cup of sliced carrots
and one-half cup of sliced turnips.
Chop all separately and very fine.
Cook one tablespoon of butter and
one of flour together until smooth.
Add one cup of tomato juice. Stir to
a smooth sauce. Add ten drops of
onion juice, and pepper to taste.
Mix meat and vegetables together.
Put into tomato sauce. Stir very" well.
Turn into well-greased pan. Put layer
of bread crumbs on top.' Dot with
butter. Cover and bake twenty min
utes. Remove cover and brown. Serve
with horseradish and catsup.
You never can tell. Many a child
that is absolutely spoiled grows up to
be too fresh.
WOMAN WALIS THIRTEEN MILES
A DAY IN HOUSEHOLD DUTIES
A Picture of Mrs. Mary Cutler's
Vancouver, Wash. How far do
you walk while doing a day's work,
Mrs. Mary Cutler of this city de
cided she would find out. She had
been reading about the new "tango
meter which, when tied to the ankle
of the dancer, will tell how far one '
tangoes, so she bought a "tango
meter" and carried it around while
she attended her household duties.
During January she covered 400
miles. The daily average was a lit
tle over 13 miles. Once on a very
busy day she walkednearly 17 miles.
At this rate she will have walked over
4,800 miles by the end of the year,
and within less than six years will
have walked far enough to circle the
The enrollments of high schools in
America show that there one-third
'more girls than boys'hl attendance.