"And fame," added Dick, rather
"How fame?" was the dubious
query. ,;Let me down and tell me."
"I'm going to keep you up there
you near to the stars, me a suppliant
until I've had my- say," insisted
Dick. "Yes, I wrote a book. It's a
biglgo. Uncle is delighted and has
bought me a half interest in the busi
ness. I'm able to keep a wife, Elida,
won't you have me?"
She looked down at that earnest,
appealing face searchingly. There
was no guile there.
"Shut your eyes, you torment!"
she directed, "and I'll see. I'm a wo
man now, you know, and mustn't be
hoydenish, but "
He closed his eyes dutifully. He
opened them ecstatically. For Elida
had slid down the teeter-totter,
straight into his waiting arms.
(Copyright by -W. G. Chapman.)
WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH AN APPLE
Take tart, ripe apples of uniform 1 spoons of milk. Stir well and bake
size, remove tne cores, nace uie
fruit in the bottom of a porcelain ket
tle; spread thickly with sugar; cover
the bottom of the kettle with water
and allow the apples to simmer until
tender. Pour the syrup over the ap
ples and serve cold.
GLAZED APPLES WITH SPICED
Choose large apples of uniform
size; pare, core and cook until tender
in syrup. Remove to a platter. Boil
tie syrup down to a jelly and pour
over the apples. Fill the centers with
spiced prunes and dust the top of
each apple with powdered sugar and
serve hot. -
Mix and sift one and one-third cups
of flour, two teaspoons of baking
powder and one-fourth teaspoon of
salt. Add gradually, while stirring
constantly, two-thirds of a cup of
milk and one egg well beaten. Wipe,
core, pare and cut two medium sized
sour apples into eighths, then slice
the eighths and stir into the batter.
Drop by the spoonful into hot, deep
fat and fry until delicately browned;
drain on brown paper and sprinkle
with powdered sugar.
To eight large apples stewed very
soft and mashed fine add one cup of
sugar and flavor with nutmeg or cin
namon. "When cold stir in three well
beaten eggs and one-half tablespoon
cornstarch dissolved in two table-
slowly 20 minutes. Serve hot.
TWILIGHT SLEEP TO BE FUTURE
METHOD OF CHILDBIRTH
New York. "The Freiburg method
of producing that state of mind call
ed twilight sleep is bound to become
the method of the future in treating
women in childbirth."
This is the opinion of Dr. William
Wellington Knipe, professor at the
New York Post Graduate Medical
School, who has just returned from
Freiburg, Germany, after making an
exhaustive investigation of the mar
velous new method. of painless child
birth as practiced there.
Dr. Knipe went to Freiburg as an
avowed skeptic, and hence American
physicians consider his complete
conversion extraordinarily signifi
cant In an article in the current
number of "The Modern Hospital"
the famous surgeon says, "It was
only after repeated demonstrations
of successful twilight sleep that at
last I became a convert, and was
forced to admit the poor results we
had obtained previously were due to
the fact that We did not follow the
The doctor's article describes
carefully the method of inducing the
sleep by injection of scopolamine
and morphine, and insists that the
treatment will have to be carried out
exclusively in a hospital.
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