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ised to leave her $10,000 if she re- T girl who is sad and who has trouble
mained with: them and did not marry
until they both died.
"I will not say I am never lonely,"
said Miss Smith as she filled a basket
with green .corn, "but the loneliness
in the country is not the bitter, heart
ache loneliness of the girl afone in a
Big city, where no one cares a thing
,"Here in the country things live
and grow you can't be lonesome
among living and growing things.
"There's the orchard I watched
the apples grow from wee pink blos
some to big, red apples ready, to be
packed away or made into pies or
"I planted some of this corn my
self, and I watched it grow and I
tended it carefully wasn't it more
interesting to be working here in the
garden in the sun and wind than
clicking the keys of a typewriter in
a crowded, ill-smelling office?
"I have a whole flock of chickens
of my own I will be selling them
soon and that is more than I ever
owned in my life before.
"And I have time to r.ead my
mind is so free from worry about
rent and clothes and office cares
that I can study, and I couldn't read
at all in that awful hall bedroom I
had in the city.
"Is there a romance in my life? I
left no lover behind me in Chicagor
and so far I have found none here in
"My fairy prince will come in his
own good time. I believe in fairy
princes, and he will find me just as
quickly here at Uncle Jimmie's as he
would in a boarding house.
- "As to the money I am supposed
to get if I remain single and stay
with Uncle Jimmy and Aunt Louise
until they die, I am not particularly
"That is not what brought me to
the country. I came here to escape
the treadmill of the city to find my
self and to really live. I have found
what I wanted and I wish every othef 1
making ends meet in the city could
do as I have done.
"I wouldn't sell my life for all the
money in the world and I can" never
be a slave again."
Grapes which are fully ripe are un
fit for jelly, as they have lost the jelly
Pick the grapes from the stems,
wash and put in a pan or jar that
can be set in a large pan or vessel of
hot water. Add, if you would avoid
the tartar that" so often forms in
grape jelly, onepr two apples. This
will not alter the taste, but it prevents
the formation of the objectionable
Cook until thegrapes and apples
are broken, then strain. Measure the
juice, which will be much clearer if
no pressure has been exerted during
Whe straining, and to every pint of the
juice, allow a pound of granulated
Put the juice over the fire and the
sugar in shallow pans in the oven
where it will get thoroughly heated
but not yellowed. The oven must
not be very hot and it is unwise to
close the oven door lest you forget.
Cook the juice 20 minutes skim
ming free from all impurities; then
add the sugar,, stir well until thor
oughly dissolved, remove the spoon,
cook a moment or two longer until
the liquid jellies when dropped by the
spoonful on to a-cold plate.
Pour into sterilized jelly glasses
and seal when cold.
Wild graves make a delicious jelly,
and a jelly made from half green and
half ripe grapes is especially fine
At the junction of1 Schooner Head
and Otter Creek roads the driver
turned neither to the right nor to the
left, but ran straight into the drink
ing trough. Bar Harbor, Me., Record.
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