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One hand rested caressingly across
the fevered brow. The other held his
hand and the contact thrilled him.
"Father is dead," she said mourn
fully. "There were no children. Often
I have wondered " her voice died
down and her head sank low.
"Wondered what?" he asked softly.
"If you would ever come back if
"I would claim that dear kiss?"
"Yes" her voice was the merest
"Its memory has made my life
sweet and beautiful," he said thrill
ingly. "Dear Amory! we both loved
him, we both were true to him. Yes,"
added Bertram clearly, "you can stay,
you must stay, for I cannot live) with
"And the kiss?" her shy face was
averted, but every pulse was flutter
ing. "I wish it now," he said.
(Copyright by W. W. Chapman.)
COLD POTATOES NOT
TO BE DESPISED
In its natural state the cold potato
is a clammy, sodden thing, neither
good to look at nor good to taste. But
it has possibilities, and in these days
when economy in the kitchen is so
necessary the good points of the dis
posed cold potato are worth consider
ing. Uncle Sam and his army of sci
entific cooks has given a good deal
of attention to the food value of po
tatoes, and of the cold potatoes. This
is what one of the experts has to say:
BY A FOOD EXPERT
Of the United States Department of
Cold boiled, steamed or baked po
tatoes may all be utilized in savory
dishes. In reheating potatoes the fol
lowing things must be kept in mind:
The potatoes must be well seasoned
to make them savory, they must be
heated to as high a temperature as
possible without burning them, and
they must be served very hot The
cold potatoes may be sliced or be cut
into smairpieces, seasoned with salt
and pepper and browned in a little
savory drippings, or seasoned as De
fore and heated in the frying pan
with butter or the drippings. A little
minced onion, or chives, or green
pepper, or a tablespoonful of fine
herbs may be added.
A tablespoonful of butter and a
teaspoonful of flour may be stirred
over the fire until the mixture is
smooth and frothy. Add to this a
pint of well-seasoned potatoes and
stir the mixture with a fork for three
minutes, then add half a pint of milk
and cook until thoroughly heated,
being careful not to burn. A pint and
a half of cold potatoes cut in cubes
and seasoned with salt and pepper
may be heated in a pint of white
This dish may be prepared by mix
ing a pint and a half of cold potatoes
cut in cubes and seasoned with a
teaspoonful of salt, one-fourth of a
teaspoon of pepper and a pint of
cream sauce. Put the mixture in a
shallow baking dish, cover with grat
ed bread crumbs and dot with but
ter. Bake half an hour in a moder
When you write a note to "Girlie,"
It's a note that may come due,
And for breach of promise surely,
She'll collect the wealth o' you.
Do not write to pouting "Peaches";
Phone her love's low wonder tale;
For you'll find the phone-made
Are less deadly than the mail!
New York Mail.
To save the coal bill dissolve a
pound of common washing soda in a
gallon of boiling water and sprinkle
the solution over the coals. The heat
and brightness of the fire will be bet
ter than ever, while burning at about
half the usual rate.