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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 21, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 20

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common earthenware, covered with
a- thin, skilfully painted canvas.
"Yes, it was a chance," said Smith
to the dumfounded curator. "The
man is the most skillful copier in Eu
rope. I shouldn't wonder, you have
been negotiating for the companion
peachblow."
"Why, we have almost arranged to
get it for $30,000," shouted the other.
"Yes: He 'was 'selling .'you yotn"
own vase. He knew, once he got
away with it and left this dummy, it
might lie undetected on your shelf
for years. He planned to'get the real
vase certified through a pawnbroker,
but got cold feet when he found! was
on the trail. You'd better take a de
tective to your meeting and get your
vase back.1'
FAVORITE RECIPES OF MOVIE PLAYERS
BRAISED DUCK
By Gretchen Lederer
Who said it is beneath the dignity
of a girl with a profession to learn to
cook?
Dear me, if girls really knew just
how well their best beaux like to see
them in a pretty apron, sleeves roll
ed up, and big stirring spoon in hand,
they would change their notions
about cooking. '
My favorite recipe is braised duck
cooked in the following way:
Clean and truss, but do not stuff,
young, tender ducks. Lay upon a
bed of fat ham, minced onion, chop
ped celery, and parsley and sliced
carrot and pour a cupful of bpiling
water over them.
Cover roaster tight and cook in a
moderate oven for two hours. Strain
the liquor into sauce 'pan, remove all
fat and let come to boiL Then add
one teaspoonful of lemon juice,
thicken with browned flour, immerse
the fowls in sauce until hot again,
and serve.
BROILED OYSTERS
Look over and dry between towel
one pint of select oysters. Melt one
fourth cup of butter and sieve very
fine one cup of bread or cracker
crumbs, seasoned with salt and pep
per and dash of celery salt. Lift
each oyster with fork, dip into melt
ed butter, then in crumbs, place on
wire broiler and "broil until juices
flow, turning whrte broiling. Serve
3trbchan Lederer
piping hot with one tablespoon of
butter mixed thoroughly with one
tablespoon of minced parsley and
juice of one lemon.
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When one needs some waxed paper
quickly and does not have it near,
merely melt some paraffin in a hal
low pan and pull strips of. paper (pref
erable tissue paper)" through it; the
result-willfce-very rueeparaffinrpaperi--

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