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The kitchen "was the school in
which the great woman chef learned
to cook. She never saw the inside of
a cooking school.
"I didn't have time to go to school,"
says Rosa Lewis. "As a child of 13 I
was pushed out to earn my own liv
ing. The Duke of Orleans family
wanted a kitchen maid. I was a little
tyke with my hair in a pig-tail down
my back. I had a shilling (25 cents)
a week wages. But I kept my eyes
and ears open all the time and took
in what I saw and heard. There is
nothing much in this world can be
taught, but a good deal that can be
"When will people get rid of the
stupid notion that cookery is a menial
job and not an art? When will they
begin to understand that it is really
one of the most important professions
in the world?
"To a Frenchman a cook is an ar
tist; to an Englishman or an Amer
ican a cook is a servant. There you
have it. We have got to change our
point of view before we get cooks thaj
cook.' Encourage a woman to stay in
the kitchen and pay them good
wages. You will soon taste the re
sult. An epicure's appreciation of a
simple dish well dbne is worth more
than money to a real cook.
"To me a kitchen is as inspiring as
a studio. But the average girl does
nof&gree with me. Shegoes into
business, poor child, working hard for j
sma.ll wages and poor food? strug
gling along half -starved, just to'be
FORD HAS SOME OUTPUT
Detroit, Mich., July 18. The Ford
Motor Co., between October 1, 1913,
and July 1, 1914, built and sold 203,
184 cars, an average of 22,500 cars
per month for nine months. This
enormous product placedvln a line a
half mile apart would encircle the
globe four times at the equator and
the output would carry the entire
population of Detroit and Baltimore
on a picnic run around the world.
The combined horsepower of the cars
is more than two thirds of all the de
veloped water power of the United
ODDS AND ENDS
A piece of impudence.
A morsel of pride.
A lump of conceit.
A bundle of nerves.
A particle of proof.
A shred of excuse.
A speck of scandal.
A grain of common sense.
An ounce of prevention.
A crumb of comfort.
A bit of advice.
A snip of a boy.
A slip of a girl.
A chip off theNrid block.
George B. Morewood.
DON'T TELL US WE CANT KISS THE BABY!
The queen of Spain, proud mother of four, is trying to stop folks from
kissing her babies.
So many germs, she fears.
Of course, the doctors are with her.
But stop and think of all the babies who were kissed without harm ere
this germ scare started.
Why. a pretty baby, like a pretty woman, is meant to be kissed.
Queen's babies may be different the only queen's babies we ever saw
belonged to a mother who never knew she wore a crown.
But not to kiss a. cooing Amrican baby is to miss a part of the. uplift
ing joy of life.
Quarantine us if you must. Make us bring a doctor's certificate. But
don't say we can't kiss babies.