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Which brings us suddenly to the
beauty of the commonplace.
Did you ever gtop to think how
many commonplace women there
have to be in order lo get all the nec
essary commonplace things done to
make existence half-way comforta
ble? There afe commonplace break
fasts to get for commonplace hus
bands who are absolutely lacking in
temperament. There are common
place holes to darn in commonplace
socks for rough, small boys. And
commonplace old people to comfort
in their weakness. And common-,
place babies to wash and kiss.
The woman who attends to all of
these and several hundred other
equally commonplace duties never
has time to learn what she missed
when she escaped catching "temper
ament." In the swirl of sentimentality about
being extraordinary, it is well worth
worth while to stop and dwell, about
once a day, upon the beauty of being
WHAT HA BECOME!
TME -FELLOW WHO USED
TO WALK FIVE AND TEN
MILES THROUGH MUD
A W D SLL1-' TO 5CMOQL
MEATLESS MENUS FOR LENT
By Biddy Bye '
Housekeepers are often unable to
apply much of the modern scientific
knowledge about menu making. It
is important, however, that they
should try to remember which of the
cheaper foods contain the largest
amount of nutrients. This informa
tion turns up in some form in almost
every properly prepared article on
It is worth-while, for instance, to
know a little about the relative fuel
values of couvmon foods: cream
cheese contains about 1,885 calories
per pound; beefsteak, 1,090 calories;
lamb chops, 1,475 calories; peanut
butter, 2.V35 calories; navy beans,
1,560 calories; corn bread, 1,175 ca
lories; figs, 1,435 calories; bananas,
445 calories; cocoanut, 3,025 calories.
Lenten Menu For One Day
BREAKFAST Bananas and
cream, corn cake and coffee. '
LUNCHEON Peanut butter sand
wiches., lettuce salad, fig wafers, tea,
DINNER Macaroni and tomatoes,
celery arid apple salad, cocoanut
pudding, with jelly, coffee.
Sift $4 cup corn meal with iys
cups flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, 4
teaspoons baking" powder, and Vs
teaspoon of salt. Add 1 heaping
tablespoonful of butter, melted, and
mix with 1 cup of milk. Turn into a
well buttered baking pan arid bake
in a quick oven 25 minutes.
Mix '4 cup of cornstarch gradually
with 14 CUP of milk. Heat 1 cups of
milk and add to it y2 cup cocoanut.
Mix with 4 tablespoons of sugar and
the moistened cornstarch. Heat in
a double boiler, stirring until the
pedding thickens, cook 45 minutes,
and turn into individual molds. Serve
with a cocoanut custard.
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