It hurtled down. Th ominous thud
upon the sidewalk evoked a groan.
Then suddenly there was an out
burst of hysterical laughter. A man
came runing up, holding out "a leg of
a battered rag dolL
And through the crowd came run
ning a nurse, carrying an unmistak
able child, unmistakably alive, Who
'gargled as if she was having the
. time of her life. -
"Mrs. Lane! Mrs. Lane! I can't
find Jocko anywhere!" she screamed.
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Tomales are combinations of meat
and corn tied up and cooked in a
corn husk. The native variety is
made with ground hulled corn.
Coarse corn meal is now commonly
U To make the lye for hulling corn,
add 1 ounce of lime to 1 quart of
water and drain off the water, after
the lime has dissolved and settled.
Pour this over 1 pound of shelled
corn, add enough water to cpver, and
boil until the skins will slip from the
. kernels. Remove all the skins, and
wash the corn several times in clear
Next prepare the corn husks for
' wrapping the tamales. Select the
. finest husks- (Jut them from the cob
' and boil them in order to sterilize
them. Then dry the husks and rub
them with melted lard.
Stew a chicken until tender, adding
seasonings of onion, salt and mar
joram, if desired. Cut the seeds and
strings from 15 chiles and stew the
pulp with the chicken. Cut the meat
in sections, and thicken the gravjr
with a little flour.
' Put 2 quarts of' the hulled corn
through a meat chopper, add 2 table
spoons butter and season with salt
.. and pepper. Fill a clean oiled corn
husk with the chicken stew, and
wrap around it 3 other husks filled
'with the hulled corn. Tie up the ends
of the roll with strips of husk and
Steam 2 hours.
A batter of corn meal may be pre
pared with the meat broth and used
in place of the hulled corn.
Tamales may be made with beef;
or with pork. Olives, raisins and al
monds are sometimes mixed with the
Plain corn meal mush with simple
seasonings of salt and chile peppers
spread on larded husks and rolled
,cigaret fashion about a chicken filled
husk make the most acceptable of
SAUCY NEW CHAUEAU FOR THE
By Betty Brown
Just the hat for "downtown wear"
a saucy little chapeau that should
delight the heart of the young busi
ness woman vwho knows" the impor- '
Navy blue is the color of this smart
Gage turban, made of batter's plush
with pipings of velvet Th.e bead or
nament is a Cubistic color mixtureof
green, yellow and blue.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY.
Sept 14, 1812. Madison, Gallatin
and Johnson counties were estab
lished by proclamation of Got. Nfn
ian Edwards, increasing the number
oMHInoIs counties from two to five
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