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on the floor In rows of six, provide
the players with large spoons and tell
them to lift the apples into a pan by
help of the spoon only.
Making bean porridge is equally
amusing. The children surround a
table on -which is a pile of beans.
Each child has a small dish and two
toothpicks. The winner is the one
who manages to collect the most
beans, by means of his toothpick, in
a certain time.
Mystic writing provides good sport
for both large and small revelers.
Write the fortunes of boys on black
paper with white ink, and the girls'
fortune on yellow paper with black
ink. Roll them up very tightly, tie
them with narrow ribbons, and float
the fortunes in a bowl of indigo wa
ter. Each guest has three turns to
stab a fortune with a hat pin, or if
the children are small, to dip a for
tune with a spoon.
Popping corn or chestnuts, roast
ing marshmallows, or pulling mo
lasses tdffy will round off a children's
Hallowe'en party in the happiest pos
Some very ofd and popular games
like ducking for apples and biting an
apple suspended from a strong are
now taboo. There is a "keep well"
principle in jevery modern nursery,
and if it is observed the usual cases
of tonsilitis and colds following Hal
lowe'en festivities will be avoided.
OPERA SINGER HER OWN COOK
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
Oct. 16, 1700. After having in
duced the Kaskaskia Indians to move
their village from the Illinois river to
the mouth of the Kaskaskia, Father
Gravier, Jesuit missionary .in the Illi
nois country, went to visit a new
French settlement at the mouth of
WAY OF MAN
Mrs. Wlfldns. Did Fussleigh take
his misfortune like a man?
. Mrs. Williams Precisely. He
blamed it all on his wife. ,
MADAME MIRIAM AB-DlNI.J
Madame Ardini, the American
opera singer, has surprised friends
by her fine cooking. It is said she
does her own shopping, scrubs the
floors, does her own laundry and
DEPENDS ON PATIENT
"Five shillings, please," said the
"But," protested the patient, "your
sign reads: 'Painess extracting, free,'
and now you want five shillings."
"Certainly," replied the dentist
"You remember that this does not
aDDlv In vour case. I do tiainless vr-
tracting free, just as I advertise, but
your evidently was not painless, so
I make a charge for it. Five shillings,
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