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"Mary," he said, in a firm voice, "it
was abominable. But now that the
mistake has been made, won't you
won't you ?"
And a moment later he was clasp
ing the strong, capable Miss Mary
Burton in his arms. And.he found
that he did not feel anything like his
It was not until the end of Miss
Smith's lunch hour was at hand that
he remembered to tear the letter
which he had left on her desk to
"A business letter?" inquiring Miss
Burton, wondering why he was de
stroying it so carefully.
"No, my dear," answered Mr. Rog
ers. "I'm just covering up my tracks,
that's all. By the way, can you find a
place in your department for an ig
norant, unintelligent young woman
with a genius for happy,blundering?"
LIKES THIS RECIPE
Editor Day Book: I am glad to tell
you one of your recipes furnished my
pet table economy. Until I used your
crumb cookie recipe I was alarmed at
the waste of dry bread in my house.
My family do not care for bread bud
dings and the crumb cookies fill a
long-felt want. For fear that some
housekeepers have not kept this
recipe I am giving it. M. L. T.
Cream y cup of lard with 1 cup
of sugar, add 2 eggs and beat thor
oughly. Add y cup of molasses, tea
spoon each of salt and cinnamon. Dis
solve 2 level teaspoons of soda in y2
cup of sour milk, add to egg and
sugar mixture. Two cups of fine
bread crumbs and flour enough to
roll. Cut into shape and drop bit of,
jelly jam or apple sauce in center of
each cookie. Bake quickly.
DISHES OUR AMERICAN GOVERNORS LIKE BEST
Folks in Georgia say that Mrs.
John M. Slaton, the "first lady" of the
"cotton state," can cook anything
from a turnip to terrapin, but be
cause the governor of Georgia likes
beaten biscuits above all other dishes,
biscuit-making is her specialty.
BY MRS. JOHN M. SLAYTON,
Executive Mansion, Atlanta, Go.
The old-fashioned' southern dish,
beaten biscuits, is Governor Slaton's
favorite dish, and this
is my favorite recipe.
To one quart of
flour add 3 rounded
tablespoons of lard
and about one-fourth
cup of water. Add a
pinch of salt. Mix
the dough, and if it
is not quite soft
enough add a very
Gov. Slaton little more water.
When the dough is thoroughly mixed
either beat it in the old-fashioned
way or run it through a rolling
machine, which is still better.
The secret of success lies in fold
ing and rolling the dough thoroughly.
It should be rolled until it pops when
folded. Then, when the biscuits are
cut out, each one should be pricked
with a fork on top to keep it from
BY AND ABOUT WOMEN
The Colorado woman's eight-hour
law is sweeping in its application, and
includes bookkeepers, stenographers
and cashiers who are employed in
mercantile, merchandise and manu
facturing establishments, according
to a ruling of Judge C. C. Butler of
A national exposition at Chris
tiania (open to September 30), cele
brating Norway's adoption of a con
stitution, has an interesting exhibit
of the progress of women. Since
1913 all women in Norway have had
parliamentary suffrage and can now
serve as judges, superior magistrates,
sheriffs and district physicians, hold
all state offices of public instruction,