Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
Which brings US suddenly tg the
beauty of the commonplace.
Did you" ever stop to think how
many commonplace women there
have to be in order to get all the nec
essary commonplace things done tQ
make existence half-way comforta
ble? There are 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 HA5 BECOME!
TME FBLUOW WHO U5EQ
TO WALK FIVE AND TEN
Mil TT-lEni ifiH Ml i r
AND SLU&H TO -SCHOOL
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 common foods: cream
cheese contains about 1,885 calories
per pound; beefsteak, 1,090 calories;
lamb chops, 1,475 calories; peanut
butter, 2,735 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 and apple salad, cocoanut
pudding, with jelly, coffee.
Sift cup corn meal with iy2
cups flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, 4
teaspoons baking powder, and Ms
teaspoon of salt. Add 1 heaping
tablespoonful of butter, melted, and
mix with l cup of mijk. Turn Into a
well buttered baking pan and pakq
in a quick oven 25 minutes.
Mix y cup of cornstarch gradually
with 14 cup of milk. HeatflV cups of
milk and add to it cup cocoaput,
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.
Grand Duke of Saxe-Welmar is a