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near exact size as possible two ten
thousandths of an inch. It is as deli
cate a mechanism as the machines
that record earth tremors.
Compared to a torpedo, a -wrist
watch is as delicate as a coal wagon.
Copper and nitroglycerine are
what make torpedoes costly.
There are cannon shells that cost
more than torpedoes.
The German 42-centimeter shell
A rifle cartridge costs a nickel
That shows the relative impor
tance of the rifle in modern war.
Fourteen-inch guns throw projec
tiles 14 to 16 miles. They will pierce
an 11-inch Krupp steel plate at seven
Twelve-inch guns will shoot just
as far, but will pierce the 11-inch
plate only at five miles.
When the big guns are fired every
man on the battleship has to stuff
his ears with cotton, and touch the
deck with his toes and fingertips,
keeping his mouth open. This is to
prevent broken bones and lost teeth.
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MEATLESS MENUS FOR KENT
By Biddy Bye
Sweets and desserts have little
prominence on a proper Lenten
menu, but as sugar is necessary to
the health of the average person,
simple desserts will be given in this
series of menus.
Lenten Menus For One Day.
BREAKFAST Baked apples; oat
meal and milk; muffins or toast;
LUNCHEON Rice and nut rolls;
whole wheat pancakes; fruit; tea.
DINNER Cream of corn with
croutons; cheese custard; baked po
tatoes; "every day" pudding; coffee.
Rice and Nut Rolls.
Mix 1 cup boiled rice with 2 cups
chopped nut meat; add 1 cup milk,
the beaten white of one egg and sea
son with salt and pepper. Add
enough fine bread crumbs to make a
paste which can be shaped into
cakes or rolls. Fry the rolls in olive
oil and drain on paper before serv
ing. Cheese Custard.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter and sea
son with 1 teaspoon salt, 1 of mus
tard, and a little pepper. Add 2 cups
of cheese, cup of soft bread
crumbs, and 1 cup of milk. Cook 5
minutes, add 2 well beaten eggs, stir
until the custard is smooth, and
serve on bread which has been toast
ed on one side.
"Every Day" Pudding
Sift 2 cups of flour with y2 tea
spoon each of baking soda and salt;
make a batter with 1 cup of sour
milk, sweeten with y cup of mo
lasses, and add y2 cup of chopped
fruit. Steam 21 hours. Serve with
cream or any kind of pudding sauce.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
' Feb. 23, 1839. An act of the legis
lature, creating the asylum for the
education of the deaf and dumb at
Jacksonville. Completed in 1846; re
built in 187L