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not to see you again until I had got
a better job than composing music,"
"Better job? Suffering snakes,
you ain't composing still, Hen, are
you?" demanded the farmer. "Three
hundred dollars a night for working
that wooden plug and making the
band go say, it beats blowing the
church organ out and out. Go on
and compose all you want to, Hank,
so long as you keep at that there job
But Henry, knowing his father,
was c ntent with the compromise. It
was all his stubborn old soul could
bring itself to. Besides . . .
"Lucy, dearest, if you had answer
ed me "
"But it was you, Henry, who
And that explanation was the be
ginning of the long-promised para
dise. o o
"My mother called on you, ma'am
and you wasn't at home."
"Dear me, I'm sorry. Was she dis
appointed?" "No, ma'am, I guess not. I told her
you'd gone out before she went."
Do your canning in a well-kept,
well-dusted room. It's the dust that
gets into the jais that spoils preserves.
CANNED FISH " '
By Caroline Coe.
Do you use the canned fish? If not,
why not? Any canned fish prepared
in our own country as yet has not
risen in price and almost any brand
gives most delicious recipes for pre
paring the same.
A can of salmon combined with
mashed potato, seasoned highly,
molded into croquettes will serve at
least eight people at a much less
price than almost any kind of meat.
The armies of the world live on
canned goods and they are certainly
well fed and nourished and the
rations served are the best balanced.
Canned fish may be used in almost
any recipe calling for the fresh va
riety and the canned product that is
put up where the fish is freshly
caught is usually far preferable to
shipped fresh fish, as this often belies
A dinner or luncheon is possible
"fresh from the can."
There are some necessary precau
tions. All canned goods must be
turned from the can at once the can
All canned goods should be opened
several hours before using and al
lowed to come in contact with the
air. This restores the original flavor.
All oily fish that is to be heated
should be drained and only the fish
flakes used. If the oil is used the
fish will be too rich and the flakes
"He is in 'Who's Who,' I believe?"
"Yes, but he is much more prom
inent in 'here's How!' " Washp.
During the wintertime, when palms
are kept in the house, if they are
treated in the following manner it
will help them to thrive. Sponge the.
leaves once a week with lukewarm
water to which a little milk has been
added. Then stand the plant for two
hnnrs in lukewarm water deeD
I enough to completely cover the pot.
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