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before we learn how to make the
best of it
"Was this grass of the earth made
green for your shroud only, not for
your bed? And can you never lie
down upon it, but only under it?"
Then the "bitterness of old age"
creeps on unless one has made him
self a savings fund of philosophy,
unless one has cultivated a serene
habit of mind, unless one is able to
repeat quite cheerfull:
"Time goes, you say?
' Time stays. "frE go."
(This series will end with the arti
cle on "Intemperance," to be printed
UNCLE SAM'S RECIPES
By Biddy Bye
No matter what the cut, whether
expensive or cheap, meat cannot be
used to the best advantage unless
Poorly prepared meat dishes are
almost inevitably wasted on the
But small bits of meat and inferior
qualities may be served at the home
table as successfully as in fashiona
hle hotels, masquerading under for
Here is one of Uncle Sam's choic
est recipes for using up odds and
ends of meat: y
Almost any kind of chopped meat
may be used in these, and if the
quantity on hand is small, may be
mixed with potato or cooked rise.
This filling should be seasoned to
taste with salt and pepper, onion, or
whatever is relished, and laid on
pieces of short biscuit dough rolled
thin and cut into circles about the
size of an ordinary saucer.
The edges of the dough shquld be
moistened with white of egg, the
dough then folded over the meat and
its edges pinched closely together.
If desired, the tops of the turnovers
may be brushed over with yolk of egg I
before theyare placed inthe oven.
About half ah hour's bakiiig.m a hot
oven is required.
Serving . with a. -brown sauce in
creases the flavor and ' moistens the
(Another recipe by Uncle Sam to
morrow.) o o
FORMER "MRS. THUMB WOULD
PUT FlNGER IN CONGRESS PIE
Countess Magri, 75-year-old mid
get, whose first husband was the late
Gen. Tom Thumb of circus fame,
says she. will, run for congress two
years hence. The countess says she
spoke to every president, from Lin
coln to Taft
Once upon a tyme there was a pol
itician who made a lot of promises
before election and saw that they
went through aftet4 " he "was elected,