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bank nest morning, to his amaze
ment, he found covering its front a
sign reading: "This bank will open
at the usual hour and pay all de
positors." Inside the clerks, notified early by
Ralph, were at. their accustomed
places. Ralph stood behind the
cashier's window, calm and confident.
Wayne rushed up to him.
"See here, Ralph!" he shouted,
"what is this mad piece of folly?"
"Just this," was the incisive reply
of the young bank man, and pushing
open the cash drawer he revealed
the missing reserve package.
Wayne turned all colors. He was
completely off his balance. He evad
ed the eye of Ralph and left the bank
never to return.
His plan had been to have his fel
low conspirator buy in the accounts
of the frightened depositors at a dis
count and make a small fortune. It
was easier and less risky than rob
bing the institution outright.
. Mr. Rich was taken out of the
charge of the drug-dealing city doc
tor. Myra returned home.
"I shall make your woman's wit
the balance wheel of my life,"
averred her finance. "At the right
moment a remembrance of your
warning led me to save the bank."
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
A song with the title "There's a
Sigh in the Heart" was sent by a
young man to his sweetheart, but the
paper fell into the hands of the girl's
father, an unsentimental physician,
"What wretched unscientific rub
bish is this? Who ever heard of such
He wrote on the outside:
"Mistaken diagnosis; no such in
the heart possible. Sighs relate al
most entirely to the lungs and dia
phragm!" Pittsburgh Chronicle.
DISHES AMERICAN GOVERNORS LIKE BEST
Mrs. Ben Hooper, wife of the gov
ernor of Tennessee, not only gives
her husband's favorite dish, but she
tells why he likes it. The story is a
BY MRS. BEN W. HOOPER,
Executive Mansion, Nashville, Tenn.
My husband's favorite dish? It is
cup custard and it is made as follows:
Four eggs, one and one-half cups
of sugar and four
cups of sweet milk.
Boil until thick, then
pour in a cup of ram
iken and put in oven
to finish cooking.
Flavor with lemon.
jgiSsSSir5 My husband's fond-
Gov. Hooper, ness for this particu
lar dish is attributed by me to the
fact that when he was a boy he was
very fond of the old-fashioned cus
tard pie which generally bad a very
dry crust, and for the purpose of
economy he was compelled to eat the
crust as well as the custard.
He was very much opposed to eat
ing the crust, but at that time cup
custard had not been invented and
he looked forward to the time when
he could get all the-custard he wanted
without eating the crust along with
it. This probably accounts for his
fondness of cup custard.
Steamed Boston Brown Bread.
Mix thoroughly 1 cup of graham
flour, wheat flour, and corn meal and
stir in 1 even teaspoon of salt. Pour
over the mixed flour a cup of boil
ing water. Heat 1 cup of milk, add 1
cup of molasses just slightly warm.
Add to this 1 even teaspoon of soda.
Pour this onto flour and water. Beat'
hard and long. Turn into well-greased
mold, with perfectly fitting top. Set
mold in kettle of boiling water. Coy