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TEN-MINUTE NOVELS TODAY?"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," by Washington Irving. Condensation by Mabel Herbert Urner. MONDAY?"The Wreck of the Grorrenor," by W- Clark RoueU. WASHINGTON IRVING THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW By WASHINGTON IRVING (Condensation by Mabel Herbert Umer) ? In a sequestered cove of the Hudson er, which at midnight rode forth from lies the drowsy valley of Sleepy Hoi- ">f <^<Jrch sraveyard. At ?very country fireside were told e a remote, enchanted region, blood-curdling stones of the weird and abounding in haunted spots and twi- y'^ulish pranks of this Headless i superstitions. Horseman of Sleepy Hollow Th" dreamy. visionary Dutch folk. Perhaps the most superstitious soul ?ar.dants of the early >ettlers. were | throughout the vaJley. in the days Just z. to marvelous beliefs. Manv following the Revolution, was the * ?"the.r fireside talcs of ghosts and country schoolmaster. Ichabod Crane, evil spirits. Tail. lank, long-limbed, he was a gro- i awesome wraith of this ? tesque figure, yet not lacking in con- ' : t- .v :ch???l neighborhood was a head- "ceit. l^.-s f gure on a powerful black charg- ; As was the custom, he led an Itin- | Washington Irving was born in New York in 1783 and died at his home. "Snnnyside." on the Hudson, in 1859. Intended for the law. in whirh he had no interest, impoverished by the failure of business ventures. Irving turned to literature as a pro fession. and made a success which won for him a position at home and abroad a* the most important American man of letters of his time. "Salmagund" and "Diedrich Knick erbocker's History of New York From the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty" gained him a reputation by their satire and comic power. When he went to England he found Sir Wal ter Scott ready to welcome him as a friend and to start him on a lit erary career there. "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon" shows the charm he found in English life, as well as introduces the world to Rip van Winkle. "Bracebrldge Hall" and "Tales of a Traveler" established his fortunes. A long stay in Spain led to his "Columbus. The Conquest of Granada" and "The Alhambra." On his return to America his reception was that of a great personage. The traditions of men of letters in our diplomatic profession had already begun, and Irving was sent as Arnbassador to Spain. / His later years produced his live* , T* Goldsmith. Mahomet and Wash h-ij, mgton. The days of painstaking Investigation of sources had not yet > arrived; it was as a man of letters * ' .? 1 "V^ tE" ' rather than as a scholar that 1 rv ^ ing wrote his historical books: the , rharm of his personality and the power to visualize people and clr WAS*HTNGTON IRVING. 1783-1*59. rumstances helped him greatly. But his really creative and original work, such as th<> Sketch Book and Knickerbocker, will always find the most devoted readers of the earliest American man of lettera erant life, boarding with the farmers whose children he taught. Since he brought the local gossip and helped with the chore?, hla periodical visita tions were welcomed by the house wives. He also enlivened the long wintry evenings with direful stories of witch craft. In a snug chimney corner be- ! fore a crackling wood fire there was fearsome pleasure In these blood-chill ing tales. But for this grewsome enjoyment, how dearly he paid when out alone at night. What menacing shadows be set his path! Every snow-covered bush stood a sheeted specter in his way. However, it was not only these phantoms of the night that disturbed his peace, for his days were haunted j by the most bewitching of all witches j ?a woman. In his weekly singing class was Ka^ | trlna Van Tassel, only child of a sub stantial farmer. Famed for her beauty and vast expectations, the enraptured I habod became her ardent suitor. Gloatingly he surveyed her father's rich meadow lands. the overflowing barns, and the gTeat sloping-roofed farmhouse filled with treasures of old mahogany, pewter and silver. All these rich posses sions made Ichabod covet the peer less Katrina The most formidable of his many rivals was the roystering Broin Van Brunt, nicknamed. from his | herculean frame. Brom Bones. He was the hero of all the coun try round, which rang with his ( feats of strength and hardihood. A reckless horseman and foremost in all rural sports, he was always ready for a fight or a frolic. Yet even the old dames, startled out of their sleep as he clattered by at midnight, looked upon his wild prank* with more good-will than disfavor. This rantipole hero had chosen to lay sieg? to the blooming Katrina And when on a Sunday night his horse was tied to Van Tassel's palings, all other suitors pansed on j in despair. Ichabod, howfrver. In his role of: singing master. made frequent ' visits at the farm. Neither old j Van Tassel. an easy, indulgent soul, nor his busy housewife, inter fered with the pedagogue's suit, | yet his wooing was beset with 1if flcultiea Brom Bones had declared a dead- i ly feud, and as Ichabod shrewdly I avoided a physical combat, he be came the object of whimsical per secutions by Brom and his boon j companions. They smoked out his singing school; broke Into and turned topsy-turvy his schoolhouse; and still worse, taught a scoundrel dog to whine as a rival instructor :n i psalmody to the fair Katrina One fine autumnal afternovi ' Ichabod. in a pensive mood, sat en throned on the lofty stool from which he ruled his laggard pupils. The buzzing stillness of the is it Possible to Legislate Life and Brains? Swift & Company is primarily an organization of men, not a collection of brick, mortar, and machinery. Packing Plants, their equipment and usefulness are only outward symbols of the intelligence, life long experience, and right purpose of the men who compose the organi zation and of those who direct it. Will not Government direction of the packing industry, now con templated by Congress, take over the empty husk of physical property and equipment and sacrifice the initiative, experience and devotion of these men, which is the life itself of the industry? What legislation, what political adroitness could replace such life and brains, once driven out? Let us send you a "Swift Dollar." It will interest you. Address Swift and Company Union Stock Yards, Chicago, HI. Swift & Company, U. S. A, Washington Local Branch, 10-14 Center Market D. T. Dutrow, Manager THE SUITS OF SANDFLOWERS ON THE BEACHES MAKE MERE PEACHES HANG THEIR HEADS I Whoever Imagined that peacbe*! ?^nlv irrew on trees has never visited , a summer resort. This beautiful assortment of the 1919 season's productions in bath-! inp suits would bring the blush of shame to any ordinary peach and fill it with a sense of being hope lessly outclassed. The hideous bathing cap. and the unspeakable. full - skirted. elbow st hoolroom was broken by a gal- j loping messenger, who brought an j invitation to a "quilting frolic" j that evening at Van Tassel's. Promptly dismissing school. Ichabod ; i arbished up his only suit of rusty J Mack, and soon rode forth?a gallant j ?avalier to this bidding of his lady ! fair. Gunpowder, the bony old plow horse, borrowed from the farmer with whom j Ichabod was domiciled, was a suitable steed for his long, scaunt frame. Jogging slowly along, it was after sundown when he reached Van Tas- ! sel's, where were gathered the far- ' mer folk of the surrounding country. However, it was not the buxom ; lasses which held Ichabod enthralled, it was the sumptous abundance of, the supper table Such luscious ham j and chicken, and heaping platters of! doughnuts, crullers and ginger cakes! [ Ichabod's rapacious appetite did am ple Justice to this repast, while he ! floated over the opulence of which j some day he might be master. Soon the sound of fiddling bade all *<? the dajice With Katrina as his ! P irtner. smiling graciously at his' ?morous oglings. the lank, but acile. ? l. habod clattered triumphantly about, i While Brom Rones sorely smitten ' with Jealousy, kept broodlngly aloof l^ater. Ichabod Joined the sager I folk, w ho sat smoking and spinning, tiles of ghosts and apparitions, and j <>f the headless horseman, that night- j Iv tethered his steed among the I churchyard graves. Most terrifying were the adventures of those who. on dark nights, had met that gruesome spectre. Even I Wholesale Selliner Prices of Beef in Washington The following are the average wholesale prices of beef realized by Swift and Company from sales to the trade in the city of Washington for the thirteen weeks ending August ninth, nineteen nineteen, as published in the newspapers: Week Ending Price per CWT. May 17th May 24th May 31st Jane 7th Jane 14th Jane 21st Jane 23th Jaly 5th July 12th Jaly 19th Jaly 26tb Auga?t 2nd Aagust 9th $22.82 921 .SO 820.72 ?20.10 SI 8.53 f 18.95 f 19.55 SI 8.79 SI 9.34 Si 9.85* Si 9.49 SI 7.44 S19.65 ? Through clerical error this price originally appeared as *17.70. Swift & Company ; I sleeved atrocity of our falsely j "modest" days is giving i^lace to! really beautiful costumes combin- | insr freedom of movement for the j body with effective color, line and texture which constitute beauty. Here are three costumes in the ; new mode At the left is a well-do- I signed costume of black water proof taffeta, with befrilled knick ers. The bathing cape is of jrre?n and white rubber, and the hat is Brom Bones testified that once over taken by the midnight trooper, he had raced with him to the church bridge, where the horseman had van ished in a flash of fire When at a late hour the revel broke up. Ichabod lingered for the custo mary lovers* talk What passed at that interview uith the heiress was never known, but * hen he finally sal lied forth It was with a dejected, chop-follen air. Had Katrina's encouragement been only a coquettish trick to secure her conquest of his rival? It was near the witchinsr mid- ! nisht hour that the crestfallen Ichabod pursued his solitary travel j homeward. All the stories of , ghosts and goblins told that even ing now crowded hauntingly upon him. The night grew deeper and earlier as he approached the lonely churchyard ? sombrous scene of many of the tales. Suddenly through the leaf-stirred stillness . came the clatter of hoofs' Some- j thing large and misshapen loomed, above the crouchinc shadows. In quaking terror Ichabod dashed; ahead, but the unknown followed I close. Then the moonlipht. through a rifting cloud, revealed the heal less horseman! More ghastly still, his head rested on the pommel of | his saddle! Away they flew. Ichabod madly spurring Gunpowder, while the sin ister horseman came galloping after. As they reached the haunted road, turning off to Sleepy Hollow, the girth of Ichabod s saddle broke. Gripping his steed around th. neck, as the saddle slipped from beneath him. he still plunged on. with the ghostly rider pursuing. The church bridge, where n Brom Bones* tale the spectre had vanished, was Just ahead. Another moment and old Gunpowder was thundering over the resounding planks. Here Ichabod. casting a backward glance, saw the goblin rising in his stirrups and in the very act of hurling his head. The horrible missile crashed against Ichabod's cranium and he plunged headlong into the road? while Gunpowder and the ghostly horseman swept on. ? ? ? The next morning the old horse was found saddleless. grazing at his master's gate. But no Icha bod! In the road by the church -.vas found the saddle. Farther on was. the trampled hat of the unfortunate pedagogue?and close besid-; it a shattered pumpkin! The whole neighborhood was aroused. Brom Bones' story and all , the other weird tales wore called to mind, and the good folk sagely concluded that Ichabod had been carried off by the hoadlesn horse- j man. Soon the school was removed to a less haunted section. Another pedagogue reigned, and Ichabod be came only a legend. It Is true that several years later rubber-brimmed, with a gray cre tonne crown. The demoiselle with the beach bag is fetchingly frocked in electric blue Jersey with beige colored em broidery. and her bathing turban >s a flaming mass of scarlet i^jbb*r flowers. The third little sandflower ks charminely garbed in purple and gold silkonit with rubberized satin shoes and hat. an old farmer, returning from New York, brought news "..hat Ichabod was still alive; that fear of the goblin, and chagrin at his dismissal by the heiress, had caused his flight: that in anoth-r part of the country h*1 had taught school, studied law. and become justice- of the Ten-Pound Coart. Brcm Bonr-s. who. shortly after his rival's d'sappear&nce, had led the dooming Katrins to the altar, was observed to look exceedingly knowing whenever the sfory or Ichabod was related. At the men tion of the pumpkin. h? never failed to laugh heartily, which l?d scm#> to respect that he knew m->re about , tb * matter in an en*-"- to d.*? close. The old country wires, however, maintain to this day that Ichabod was spirited away by th*? headless horseman. And many grue^om? tales of th* pedagogue's fate are still told round the wintry firesides of Sleepy Hollow. . Copyright, 191^. by the Post Publishing Oo. ("Hie Boston Post.1 Copyright ;n ths United Kinrlom, the Dominions, its Colonies and de pendencies. under the ccrpyn^ht art. hv the Post Publishing Co.. Boston. . V. 8. A. All right* rrarrred ; 'Published by spedsJ arrsngeraer.r w:th the Me Clure Newspaper Syndicate. All rights rc.vrrfd.; THIS WEEK S NEW BOOKS AT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY The Public Library has received | the. following new books which j should prove inte?fc?-t i . - to many I readers: ' "Armenian Poems." A. S- Black well. "Sonnies." Vicente Blase? n>ane?. "i">?etlcal Ship Production,** A. W. I Csrmlchsel. J "Spnnixh Commercial Correspond - enci'," W. X. Cornett. i "Modern American Period Fnr j nltnrc." B. H. Dean and W. J. Peter son. "Disabled Soldier* and Sailors' Pension* nnd Training.** E. T. De vi ne. i "The Diary of a Russian Lady,** I Barbara Doukhorskoy. "Aeronautical Engineering nnd ' Airplane Design.** Alexander Klemln. 4f\Voman nnd the Sovereign State," A. M. Royden. "The Starling;,*' J. W. Tompkins. "Beautiful Building.* in France and Belgium.** C. H. Towusend. ?'How to Study 'The Best Short Stories',** B. C. Williams. CLEAN, COOL MILK. Keep the cap on the bottle of ! milk: wipe the top of the bottle be fore using. Keep flies away from milk Keep the milk bottle clean. Reserve a cool, clean place to re ceive the milk, where it may stajid safely until placed on the ice. Keep the refrigerator cool and I clean. Keep old and new milk separate. I 100-Day Literary Feast Coupon THE WASHINGTON HERALD 435 Eleventh Street N. W. Gentlemen: _ Deliver to me each day for 100 days, and at the regular sub scription price, the Daily and Sunday Washington Herald. My subscipion is to begin with Monday, June 23, the day the 100 Con densed Novels started in your paper. Name : Address BEACH SUITS HALF REVEAL, HALF CONCEAL And still they come. Men indig nant. men amused send in letters in answer to the one which appeared several days ago from Mrs. H. B. j Harris calling down condemnation I upon men's bathing suits. Here 1? I one of them: "I have been reading: with later | est the letters in The Herald regard | in* the bathing costumes of men snd women, and I agree with Mr. | Michsel Mussman, whose letter ap peared August 13. as everyone else does. However. I take exception to ! the remark: The less they have on ' the more attractive they be.' re garding the fairer sex- Those I I have taJked to aree with me that girls on the beach are more attrac tive with stockings on than wlth I out. especially when the hose Is jbrighthued and silk. Bathing attire that 'half reveals, half conceals,' is 1 i that which attracts attention. I be- : lieve that girls at the public beaches should not be permitted to wear hose unless of the thick cotton va- . rlety ANDREW PHELPS." KEEPING AN EYE ON WOMEN FOLKS Miss Emma O. Lund berg and Wal- ' ter Treadw&y, of the Children's Bu reau. have made a Purvey of the mental defectives in Sussex County. Delaware, which reveals a native American population with twelve defectives per thousand population I between the ages of 6 and 20. No i provision whatever is madr for their ! care or teaching except the county; ! almshouse. Mrs. Raymond Robins. social worker, declares the new minimum 'wage for women Just established in ! the District of Columbia is too low. I The new minimum is $1.50. Mrs. i Robins, president of the National Woman's Trade Union League, rec iommends SIS weekly as the lowest wage at which a woman may raain i tain health and working efficiency. Its chief value. she finds, is that it will enable the women workers to organise for adequate wage de mands and will tend to standardize wage conditions where now no standards whatever exisL The Bureau of Lahor reports that during the war school attendance fell off tremendously, partly be cause of greatly Increased chuo labor, and partly because 4D.onn teachers left the schools to go into better paid war employments. ORANGEADE. Boll th^ washed peel of a oranpe with 1 cupful of water and 2-3 cup ful of sugar for 10 minutes. Strain and cooL Have ready the juice of 6 oranges and 2 lemona Add the syrup to the fruit juice. Add 3 1-2 rupfuls of ice Tv?t*r. Chill thor oughly. Fep with crushed ice and a garnish of oranjre slice. This recipe serves 7 persona Unci? Wifxtly Ixmgeara, the bonny rabbit gentleman, was bopping pert the hollow stump rommer school ftn the woods one day when he heard someone say: "No. Mis* Moose. I'll not forget-*** **0. ho! Some one 1s being kept In after school!" thought Uncle WtggHy > So he hopped right in. **Ot I'm so glad you oanse In Uncle Wlgglly.** said the lady moose teacher. "I hare had to keep Greenie in after school to see If the can't learn her lesson. This Is Greenie. the Katy-dld girl." said the lady mouse teacher, pointing her paw at the green bug. "Perhaps yoo can teach her to re member.** "Remember what*" Uncle WiggUy wanted to know. "Remember to say *Katy-dld' or *Katy-d1dn'f at the right time " aa swered the lady mouse. "O. T can remember It now"' sa.M the Tittle green bug girl. "Listen. Uncle Wlggfly*** Greenie flapped her wing* ar.d sanr "Lola did* Susie did! Kittle didn't' A rubella did- JfTIl* dWut! AJte* - "There' There" That will do" said the lady mouse teacher, raiding her paw. "You have forgotten Greenle dear' Tou must not s*v Lulu did. or Sosle didn't. It is Katy did or Katy didn't! That's the only girl s name you must use*** "Oh. d^ar' So I have.*"" sighed Greenie, "I T*ll have to stay In after school forever .** "Oh. no you won't*** suddenly sa-d Uncle Wiirgily. "I have thought o? a way to remember. Then. very kindly and gentlv Unclre Wirglly chalked on one of Greenie's wings a great, big letter K. And on the other wing he chalked a great. bijr letter T "Now, Greenie. let nw h*mr yoo aAng your song'" said the bunny, dusting off his paw*. Greenie stretched out her wtngr She saw the K on one, and the T on the other. Th*n she tvgao to sing. "K-T did* K-T didn't* IC-T did' K-T didn't' Katv did' Katy didnt"* "There yoo are"* laughed l"nde "Wlggily. Tou have learned your les son. and you neen't stay after school anv longer " So if the appl* dumping doesn't hide under the potato pancake when they're plavlng tag with the fried I'll t*11 you next about UncJe Wirsnly and rroakie. SYRUPS. i G?v>d rynrps. r*?ady to use. ar* the foundation of the best som*r**- drinks and time and work *r* sav*d If ?he j^-rups are mad* in quantity nnd tv>* tled. to be u?*d as desired. H??re *-e ( recipes for thr**e foundation syrup HIGH COST OF LIVING DISHES USED BY FRUGAL FRENCH CHEFS Although years of frugal pluming had trained the French nation to sparse housekeepirg habits, yet the ingenuity of the cleverest strain ed many times to the breaking point during the lean war year?. ith the pride of artists in their craftsman ship. many of them evolved substi tute dishes to serve to their nation's guests. Some of the dishes that were set before our warring men. and which hold many possibilities for the Amer ican kitchen, are: Bakfd \pp1r?. Six apples were peel#?d and co~ed. and each was rubbed with a little lemon juice. Then they were rlacei in a syrup made of one cupful of sugar, one-half cupful of water, and one-half cupful of juice from on*1 bot tle of Maraschino cherries. The sauce pan was covered and the apples per mitted to simmer until tender turn ing them frequently. Then they were 'removed from the syrup and placed in a circle on a serving platter or on Individual dishes. The center of each was filled >%ith confiture, preferably apricot, and a cherry placed on the top The syrup was poured o\fr the ? d'sh and the apples served cold. Emergency CaWe. , There was a very dainty little cake : makiner its appearance in some of the 'tea shops shortly after the signing i of the armistice had removed some I of the restrictions on the use ofi 1 surar. This is how it was made ""Beat four eggs with one cupful of sucra' ! for a few minutes, then place the bow] in hot water over a low heat and continue heating for ten vrnu*e?. or until very light and crenmy. Sift two cupfuls of flour twice yrd melt ' one-half cupful of b itter. Stir th flour and butter alternately into the egg mixture and flavor with one-haJf teaspoonful of almond or one tea ' spoonful of vanilla. Bake as you will, in petits gateaux, in a loaf, in layers, or in a flat sheet, but let the oven be only moderntelv hot. When fin ? ished. cool, and if baked in a flat pan. cut into fancy shapes, diamonds, hearts, circles crescents as you de ? sire and ice to suit the fancy. I'tllity Wafers. These cakes were really little wafers served either hot or cold. Beat one egg to a foam and add half a eup ; fui of milk and a tablespoonful of melted butter. Stir in half a cupful of flour, beat well, and add more i flour to make stiff enough to roll very thin. Cut into rounds, nngs. or dia-1 monds. and leave on a floured board! 1 to dr>* severaJ hours. Then fry In hot fat ar.d dust with c!nna*r:<-1 and sugar This recipe "will make about thirty-?:v# delicious wafer* Chicken Lirrn. Three chicken liver? will make si ample dish for fix person*, or f turkey? could be had. two will an swer. Wash the livers, rut their 'i halves, and wipe them dry. To on* tabletpoonful of butter or marga r;n add one-half teaspoonful of dry roufLard and mix to a creair Add a tiny dash of cayenne and on? fourth teaspoonful of salt. Spread the mixture over the livers and wrap each In a waferlike slice of bacon. Broil Quickly over the fir? or cook in a hot skillet, turning often. Serve on rounds of fried bread or buttered toast. Garnish with little sprigs of fried parsley, but the fresh herb would make a more attractive ap pearance. Pickled walnuts or gher kins are tasty accompaniments for this savory dish. Veal Entree rut two large slices of veal ver thin. Make an omelet in the fol lowing manner: Beat three egps slightly, adi three tablespoonfuls of water, one-half teaspoonful of salt, and one-eighth teaspoonful of pep per. and pour into a buttered fryln? pan Cook until firm, then allow t?> become cold. Cut the omelet into two strips and place one on each slu e of veal. Roll each piece like a jelly roll, tie with a string, or la? ten with a toot1 *ck. Saute in but ter or margarin. turning to brown delicately on all sides. When fin ished place on a hot platter and make a gravy of the butter in the pan. adding a teaspoonful of Wor cestershire sauce or of walr.ut catchup. It'i Eary to Peel Off Your Tan or Freckle* This 1? what you should do to shed a spoiled complenon: Spread evenJy over the face, covering every Inch of skin, a thin layer of ordinary mer colized wax. Let this stay on over night; wash it off next morning Re peat daily until your complexion is .*?? clear, soft and beautiful as a young girl's. This result is inevitab.e. no matter how soiled or discolored the complexion. The wax literally peel' off the tilmv surface skin, exposing the lovely skin beneath- The proc? ss is entirely harmless, so little of th? old skin coming oft at a time Met^olized wax is obtainable at anv drug store; one ounce usually suffices. It's a veritable wonder-worker for rouz*h. tanned. reddened. blotchy, pimpled or freckled skin.?Adv HERE IS ONE THING THAT IS ABSOLUTELY IMPOSSIBLE Rheumatism Has Never Been Cured by Liniments or Lo tions, and Never Will Be. Von never knew of Rheumatism ?that most painful source of suf fering?being cured by liniments, lotions or other external applica tions. And you will never see anything but temporary relief af forded Dy such makeshifts. But why be satisfied with tem porary relief from the pangs of pain which are sure to return with increased severity, when i there is permanent relief within j ; your reach' Science has proven I that Kheumatism is a disordered! condition of the blood. How then, ? can satisfactory results be ex-1 | pected from any treatment that I .dorx pot * each lU hloori. tftr acaW of the trouble, and rid the system of the cause of the disease? S S. S. is one blood remedy that has tor more than fifty years been giving relief to even the most ag gravated and stubborn cases of Rheumatism. It cleanses and purifies the blood by routing out all traces of disease. The ex perience of others who have taken & S. S. will convince yoo that it will promptly reach your case. You can obtain this valuable rem edy at any drug store. A valuable book on Rheuma tism and its treatment, together with expert medical advice about your own individual case, will be ient absolutely free. Write today to Medical Department, Swift Specific Co., 250 Swift Laboratory,