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There are exceptions, of course, to
this rule, but they only prove its
truth. There are Impossible men and
incapable, foolish -women. Between
them they ruin a great many homes
and shatter a great many romances.
"But as to this -iaealjxusband that
every girl seeks and some wives never
find, he isn't necessarily a man of
ideal character, but if he pleases his
wife he's her ideal, and that's all there
is about it. On. her vote .he's elected
to the ideal husband class and it's
for her to keep him there.
"If men were not so matter-of-fact
in their attitude toward the women
they marry it would be much easier
for wives to make their husbands into
ideal husbands, Men tire so quickly of
romance. Married men seem to be
positively ashamed to be tender or
loverlike afteV marriage.
"In their courting days they squan
der money and time and almost work
miracles to win a wife. Then when
they get married they seem to think,
'Well, she's mine now. No matter
how I behave, it's all the same to
"But it isn't all the same to Mary
Ann, nor to Vere de Vere. Mr. Hus-.
band thinks he has 'caught the car"
and he quits Tunning, but the car
keeps moving right on, and; he had
better keep on a-running or it will get
away from him. ,
"The ideal husband and the ideal
wife should be chums and "good fel
lows.' When the husband spends an
evening with the tfriends of his bach
elor days his wife iioesn't nag about
it, because an occasional 'evening
out' is one of theprivUeges of the
"The ideal hushand-really shouldn't
drink at all, but if he does take a
drink now and then his wife shouldn't
nag him about it. ,
"The ideal husband is not a grouch.
He's just a good fellow with a few
forgiveable faults and a great many
traits that command respect and
love. He doesn't try to be an angel.
because he knows that nothing 1
makes a sensible wife more irritable "
than the whir of wings."
This is a recipe for hickory candy
which will be wanted wherever the
children have hickory nuts. After
chopping up half a cupful of nuts
boil about a cupful of sugar with a
third of a cupful of water and a piece
of butter about the size of a walnut.
This should cook together until the
mixture makes a soft lump when
dropped in water. After taking from
the fire stir in the nuts and as it
grows cloudy-looking pour it into a
buttered tin, a little at a time. It
spreads out fiat.
Currant Drops. Moisten a quan
tity of sugar with currant juice. Put
into a pan to heat, , stirring all the
while. Don't let' it boil. Add a little
more sugar and let it warm with the
rest. Drop on paper with a smooth
Vinegar Candy. If you have 2
cups of sugar, half a cup of vinegar
and about 2 tablespoonfuls of butter
you can make vinegar candy. Melt
the butter and then add the sugar
and vinegar. This should be boiled
until a little dropped in cold water
becomes brittle. Turn on a platter
which has been buttered. Let it coal.
Pull and cut it as you would molasses
Cocoanut Creams. Two pounds of
granulated sugar, moistened with the
milk of 1 medium-sized cocoanut
Bbil together until heavy thread will
spin fom spoon to spoon. Take
froni fire and beat until it begins to -turn
white. Put in grated cocoanut.
Drop iii little flat cakes on well-buttered
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OUR OLDEST MINORS
Miners must obtain
a written permit to
procure cigarettes un
less over age.
Sign in Macomb, HI, 4