Benson put his arms about Natu- j beneath a pink or olive skin
sha. ' She was nrettv and eirl-like,
"It's all right, Natasha,1' he said,
this little wife of him. He knew now,
too, that the heart of a woman beats
the same and always true, whether
cheerily. "There won't be any more
scraps of paper."
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
PUMPKIN PIE IS HISTORIC DISH, DIDN'T
"FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY" EAT IT?
BY CAROLINE COE
Ever since the family circle at
Mount Vernon heaped fine compli
ments upon Martha Washington's de
licious Thanksgiving pumpkin pie,
the olden tinted delicacy has been the
official Thanksgiving dessert in the
YOUNG SPY EXECUTED IN
TOWER OF LONDON
Carl Hans Ix)dy, former officer in
the German navy and one time res
ident of New York, made a little his
tory before he became a victim of
the war. He was shot in the Tower
of London, the first person to be ex
ecuted in that historic place since
1747. He was convicted of posing
as an Englishman under the name of
Charles A. Inglis and communicating
information to the German govern
ment! He would not divulge the
name of his commanding officer and
refused to be blindflded, standing
with his arms folded when the firing
pquad of eight men shot him.
homes of all good Americans.
A light and flakey crust is good
pumpkin pie; if you ever hear an
agreeable crackling sound as the
knife slips through the pie then you
may be sure the crust has the right
degree of flakiness. The filling
should be golden brown, made rich
and palatable with egg, spice, milk,
sugar and pumpkin. The pie should
be baked slowly until thick and
creamy, a thin watery pumpkin pie is
a blot on the dinner table. It should
be out of the oven just long enough
to grow cool, not cold.
Mix thoroughly 1 1-2 cup of steamed
pumpkin with 2-3 cup of light brown
sugar. Add 1-2 teaspoon of salt, 1
even teaspoon of ginger, 1 even tea
spoon of cinnamon. Beat 2 eggs un
til very light Add the pumpkin and
spice mixture, beat rapidly, then add
1 1-2 cups of milk and 1-2 cup of
cream. Bake in 1 crust.
An Eggless Recipe
To 3 cups of cooked strained pump
kin add 3 pints of boiling milk.
Sweeten with 1-2 cup of sugar and
2-3 cup of molasses, 1-2 teaspoon
salt, 1-2 teaspoon of ginger and cin
namon. Stir all together and turn
into pie shell. Bake slowly at least
an hour and a quarter.
The boiling milk causes the pump
kin to swell in baking and the pie is
as light as if eggs were used. ,
"Will the gentlemen please move
up forward a little?"
"I won't," growled Mr. Grouch,
who hung to a strap near the door.
"Oh, I didn't. ask you," said the
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