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"That's why, Phinea," she an
swered. "With five thousand we could
never be sure that the neighbors real
ly looked up to us, but with seventeen
thousand we know. We can afford, to
Phineas saw. Hersaw a welcome
corner in Rafferty's and the familiar
faces of his old friends smiling out of
a cloud of tobacco smoke.
And the kiss he gave Mary drove
away the "look" forever.
Editor Day Book: In your editor
ial of May 28 you said in part: "I
don't know where Iwould place the
thieves and burglars, there are so
many kinds. But there is one place
where I would put hWse-race gam
bling, and that is the insane asy
lum." . ' I worked one day in a store in the
,loop, but it is a store on the outside
only. Inside it is a race track. And
I am sure that you could not find such
a pitiful set of men in any insane asy
lum. If there could be discovered a
doctor who could cure these mental
defectives he would do a great deed
for humanity. J. K.
CARROTS AND CHEESE
Boil young carrots until nearly ten
der, drain and rub off the skins, cut
into lengthwise slices about a quarter
of an inch thick. Saute in hot fat
either butter or butter substitute or
bacon drippings, turning each piece
until a golden brown. If desired a lit
tle sugar (half a teaspoon" to two
spoons of fat) may be added. Watch
closely, as this will burn easily.
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Trim chops; dredge with flour and
little salt; put in skillet or baking
pan; sprinkle with roquefort cheese
and bits of butter; turn once just be
fore putting in oven. One cup of
tomato for each three chops. Bake
30 minutes and serve with baked potatoes.
GIBSON GARDNER SAYS LANE
PROGRAM DESERVES SUPPORT.
By Gibson Gardner.
Washington, June 1. The pres
ence of federal troops in the Colorado
coal-mining district would be legally
authorized if Congress had in the
past adopted a plan such as is con
tained in the bills recommended by
Secretary Lane, now pending in the
Committee on Public Lands of the
House. There is a series of bills em
bodying , an excellent conservation
program, which has been 'formulated
by the secretary of the interior with
the approval of the president. Oppo
nents of conservation have been
wrangling and blocking these bills all
this session. Representative Taylor
of Colorado has been particularly ac
tive in this opposition. One of the
bills provides that the government
shall retain title to mineral lands and
perniit such mineral to be mined un
der leases which would provide for
the proper treatment of minors.
If the Rockefeller mines were be
ing operated under leases of this
character the government could not.
only interfere to stop disorder, but
could prevent the importation of
strike-breakers and gunmen, and all
other practices which caused the
mine war. The government would
have a right to insist that mine
workers be paid decent wages and be
treated like human beings. Next to
Representative Bryan's bill for the
governmental operation of the coal
mines this Lane program deserves
A FEW EXCUSES
I've got a peach of an idea.
I can do twice as well if I only try.
One of these days
I'm not as much of a dub as you
I'm out of practice. x
If I only had a little pull.
There's no use bucking tough luck.
Do I look like a sucker?
I'll take a chance with the best of
them. New York Evening Post,
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