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mob a story, and the floodgates of ihs
memory suddenly opened wide.
It was a brief, simple tale, the re
cital of how a young man himself had
rescued a poor, sick woman from
drowning in a steanler stampede at
the risk of his own life.
He had forgotten the incident. Now
its details recalled to him where he
had known the name Lester. The girl
told of how her mother had bade her
bless the name of Mead, how that
noble act had induced her to turn her
own energies towards liying for the
poor, the ignorant, the oppressed.
Strong men tried to conceal their
tears at the pathetic story. Then there
was a great wave of interest in the
hero of the tale, and then cheers.
, Randal Mead carried the river pre
cincts. From Matlock, the day after
election, he carried also back to his
uncle the news that he had found a
worthy bride, a congenial life partner
ha his great life work of giving his
strength and means for the good of
" WHY IS IT?
When mother pulls Polly's hair the
least bit with the comb Polly lets
everyone in the house know she's in
trouble, but when mother cuts Polly's
hair with a sharp scissors there isn't
a whimper. Polly loves to have her
Now wouldn't you think that a lit
tle girl who cries when her hair is
combed would fairly scream when
the sharp scissors snipps off all her
locks. Well, she probably would, and
she'd have good reason to cry if the
scissors touched a nerve the same
as the comb did. The comb, you
see, pulled the hair from the roots
which has nerves, and a disturbed
nerve always means pain. But there
are no nerves in the hair itself. So
you may cut it all you like, and so
long as you are careful not to touch
the nerves at the roots there will be
no pain, and little girls who fuss when
their hair is being combed will be per
fectly content to have their hair cut.
DISHES AMERICAN GOVERNORS LIKE BEST
; Gov. Ernest Lister, Washington's
"workman governor," was an iron
moulder before he was a statesman,
and he has brought a good healthy
appetite with him to the executive of
fice, and the dish he likes best is a
pan roast of Puget Sound oysters.
This is the recipe Mrs. Lister gives:
BY MRS. LISTER,
Executive Mansion, Olympia, Wash.
To a pint of oysters, drained dry,
use a piece of butter the size of a
walnut, salt to taste, two tablespoon-
f uls of tomato catsup,
one tablespoonful of
one tablespoonful of
and two teaspoonfuls
of grated horse
radish. Put the oysters in
a chafine dish with
Gov. Lister the butter and cook
very little. When thoroughly heated
they are done.
Add the condiments and stir until
Butter small brown betty pie pan
thoroughly. Add 1 tablespoon of milk,
break in enough eggs to cover pan,
taking care not to break the yolks.
Place pan in oven until eggs are set
Sprinkle with salt, pepper and minced
parsley. Send to table in the brown
FRIED RICE BALLS
One and one-half cups of cold cook
ed rice. Mix in 1 egg that has been
well beaten. Salt to taste and add
1 tablespoon of minced sweet pepper.
Mold into balls, roll in flour and set
aside to become very cold.
When ready to serve fry in deep
fat and serve at once.