"How dare you! How dare you,
"But you had on that blue silk with
the lace, and it was impossible to
mistake that dress. You know you
wore it because I always said I liked
it. And Hilda wret me that she had
worn it that night to get even with
you for something or other, and had
smuggled her young man into the
But the eirl wild with ansrer nin
into the kitchen, almost dragging
John after her. There was no Hilda,
l)ut on the table was an open sheet
of paper with writing on it. Lucille
snatched it up.
"Dear Miss Lucille," it ran, "I guess
this evens it all up now and you can
have your Martin. Tonight I leave
to be married to my beau. We have
a grocery store and ask your esteem
patronage. Please send wages as
The secret of canning fruit is to
sterilize it completely and in this way
to kill the minute organisms that
cause putrefaction and fermentation.
It has been demonstrated that the
bacteria which produce fermentation
cannot exist in a temperature above
140 degrees and many of them die if
subjected to 135 degrees of heat. The
spores (corresponding to seeds) are
more tenacious of life than the de
veloped bacteria, but both are killed
at a temperature of boiling if sub
jected to it for some time.
The flavor of "home canned fruits"
will be much improved if the cans are
opened three hours before the fruit
is needed and thus allow the fruit to
Tramp (stopping rich man) I
hear, sir, that you are worth a dollar
RichMan What of it?
Tramp Well, instead of telling me
the time of day give me a dollar for
(he minute you save. , .
SIX-YEAR-OLD IS BUSY LITTLE
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Little Violet Radcliffe, six-year-old
movie star, who thinks more of her
work than she does of having a good
"I wouldn't think of taking a vaca-
tion, for I would be wasting so much
time and experience," she told her
IN THE BALLROOM
Mrs. Grumpy There go two more
of the time and tide girls.
Mrs. Frumpy What do you mean,
Mrs. Grumpy When the music
starts they wait for no man. Judge
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