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laid the body oh the sidewalk just as
an ambulance came hurrying up. A
surgeon leaped from the vehicle.
"'Will he live?" asked Hbgan.
"He's dead," the surgeon answer
ed, giving the body-a cursory survey.
Hogan almost swore-only he re
membered that he was a policeman.
"Not him," he said, and pointed to
the body of' his friend.
"Oh, I beg pardon," said the sur
geon. "Yes, it's only a flesh wound.
He's coming to now. Why, what's
this on your coat?"
"Never mind me," gasped Hogan
and fell into the surgeon's arms.
And it was odd, but the first
thought that came into his mind after
that was the fear that somebody had
sawed through the legs of his bed.
The man at his bedside must have
understood, for he stretched out his
hand and took Hogan's in his.
"Glory be, my lad, you're coming
to," he said. "No, there won't be
any more bed-sawing, Hogan. Say,
lad, you've got to get well as quick
as you can," because the boys are
waiting to give you another sort of
reception at the station house."
MUSHROOMS ON TOAST
Peel and remove stalks. Have a
sauce pan with tablespoon of melted
butter. Place mushrooms in butter.
Put over slow fire. Saute on each
side. Place on toast. To the butter
left in pan add one heaping table
spoon of flour; blend until smooth.
Add one cup of cold milk. Stir to
avoid lumps. Cook five minutes, turn
over mushrooms and toast and serve
Peel and cook parsnips "until soft
enough to mash. Season with salt
and pepper to taste. When, cool make
into balls. Set aside to become per
fectly cold. Roll in fine bread crumbs,
then in beaten egg. Then again in
bread ciumbs Allow to stand at
least an hoar Put iu fiyuig basKet.
Drop in deep iat until blown.
COMMANDER OF ON.E OF U. S.
DESTROYERS AT VERA CRUZ
Lieutenant - Commander C. R.
Train, in charge of torpedo destroyer
Benham of North Atlantic fleet.
WHAT DO YOU MEAN UP TO '
The man who is "up to snuff" is
own brother to the man who can
"smell a rat," but neither of them
have any connection with the-mussy
brown dust that makes folks sneeze.
The man who is "up to snuff" was
first heard of a very long time ago
when word "snuffen," meaning smell,
was still in the old German dictionar
ies. To "snuffen" at first meant to
smell things with the nose, but in
time it came to mean a person who
was wide awake, meantally sharp and
able to "smell out" the meaning of
things in politics or in public affairs.
Hence the person who had more dis
cernment than his neighbor was "Up
Grease marks can be at once re
moved with petrol but with no light
near! Work from beyond the mark
gradually towards the center of it.