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BEDTIME STORIES W. Burgess. |
Jerry Goes With Paddy,
rES,” replied jerry Muskrat
•* \ / to Paddy the Beaver, "I
Y wish I had a tail like yours.
1 I’ve always been satisfied
with my own tail, but now
that I have seen yours, I realize that
my tail isn’t so much after all.”
Paddy chuckled. "No you don’t,”
•aid he
"Don’t what?” asked Jerry, looking
puzzled.
"Don't wish you had a tail like
*__#
HE HAD TO SWIM HIS BEST TO
KEEP UP.
mine,” replied Paddy. "You may
think you do, but you don't. You can
and do use your own tail in all the
ways for which you have any need.”
"But I can’t use my tail for a sup
port and I cai^t* sit on it. and I can’t
signal on the ground with it because
it does not make noise enough, and
you can do all those things with your
tail,” protested Jerry.
“And when would you ever want to
do any of those things?” demanded
Paddy. ‘‘I have to sit up to cut trees
and so need my tail for a prop and for
a rest, but you don’t cut trees and so
don't have to sit up as 1
do. I have to go some distance from
the water to do some of my work; so
does Mrs. Paddy; we need some way
of signaling. You don’t have any
such need, if we should exchange
tails I would have very little use for
yours because it is too small and the
wrong shape for me, although just
suited to you. You would have little
or no use for my tail because it is too
big and heavy and the wrong shape
for you. while just the right shape for
me. I long ago got over envying other
people what they have. It is a waste
of time and a foolish habit. Suppose
we go up to the upper pond and I’ll
■how you where I get my bark to eat.”
This suited Jerry and he followed
jpaaay. He naa to swim nis oest to
keep up. When they reached the
second dam Paddy led the way around
the end of it. Jerry found that this
pond was not quite as big as the other,
and the dam, being new. did not look
as solid as the old one. Paddy led the
way across this pond. On the farther
aide he waddled ashore and back some
distance to a little grove of poplar
trees. Jerry followed, but didn’t feel
easy so far from the water. Paddy
aat up beside a young poplar, using his
tall as a prop. Jerry wondered what
he was going to do. It didn't enter
Jerry’s head that Paddy intended to
cut that tree. It was too big for
Jerry even to dream of such a thing.
So you can imagine how surprised
Jerry was when Paddy opened his
mouth and drove his great front
cutting teeth into the trunk of that
tree and then pried out a big chip.
Jerry thought at first that Paddy had
cut that chip out to eat. but Paddy
paid no attention whatever to that
chip. Instead he cut out another.
"What are you doing that for?”
asked Jerry.
“Why, rm cutting down this tree,”
explained Paddy in some surprise at
the question.
“Do you mean that you think you
can cut down that big tree?” cried
Jerry in a tone of unbelief.
"Watch mef,” replied Paddy. “I not
only think I can; I know I can. I
have cut trees twice as big as this one.”
He drove in his teeth and pried out
another chip.
Meanwhile Jerry was growing more
and more uneasy. He didn’t like being
so far from the water. He didn’t want
to admit or show that he was afraid,
but he was. Paddy didn’t appear to
notice and went on with his work.
Presently from way over on the other
side of the pond there sounded a sharp
report. Instantly Paddy dropped to all
four feet and started for the water as
fast as he could go. Jerry, being
smaller and lighter, could run faster
and reached the pond first.
“What was that?” he panted as
Paddy slipped into the water.
"That was Mrs. Paddy signaling
danger,” replied Paddy. “It was just
a warning. You didn’t hear her
plunge after it. She has seen some
enemy and was letting me know. We
were not in any real danger, but we
might have been without that warning.
That is all.”
.(Copyright. 1932.)
Star
Patterns
A Pretty Nightgown.
Simplified illustrated instructions for
cutting and sewing are included with
each pattern. They give complete di- j
rections for making these garments.
Nighties for milady are coming into j
vogue again, as evidenced by this softly
appealing creation, designated as No.
324. Built-up shoulders give that
highly desirable fitted line. Its femi
ninity is delightfully stressed by the
lacy trimming on neck and armhole.
The gown is amply cut, causing it to
envelop the form in graceful drapes.
The woman who likes her personal
things tailored and yet dainty looking
will favor a nightie of this kind. This
model is most flattering when fashioned
of flesh crepe and set off with fine
cream lace. Designed in sizes 14, 16.
36. 38. 40. 42. 44. 46. 48 and 50. Size
38 requires 3 yards of 36-inch material
and l1-) yards of lace.
All you have to do to obtain a pat
tern of this attractive model is to send
15 cents in coins. Kindly be sure to
write very plainly on each pattern or
dered your name and address and size,
and mail to The Evening Star Pattern
Department. Washington. D. C.
The fashion magazine is filled with
the latest Paris style news, together
* 324--P*=y-1
with color supplement, can now be had
at 10 cents when ordered with a pat
tern and 15 cents when ordered sep
arately.
THE EVENING STAR PATTERN
DEPARTMENT.
Inclosed is 15 cents for Pat
tern No.324. Size..
Name (Please Print).
Street and Number.
City and State.
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NATURE’S
C 1 L D R E N
BY LILLIAN COX ATHEY.
SYCAMORE
(Plantanus accidental!*).
GRAY bahs swinging in the
breeze makes it easy to iden
tify the sycamore in the Win
breeze make it easy to iden
and nearly always hang from
a single stem.
In May the trees are in bloom. The
flowers are in heads on very pliable
stems. The trees prefer rich bottom
lands along the edges of streams from
Maine to the northern shores of Lake
Ontario, west to Minnesota and Ne
braska, .south to Florida and Texas.
You will find them growing in our
city parks and along our sidewalks.
They reach heights of 75 and up to
150 feet, with strong trunks and sturdy
limbs. The bark on the trunks of old
trees is a deep reddish-brown, made up
of many scaly plates. But on all the
younger trees it is. smooth and grayish
green, varying to very light gray. The
reddish brown wood is light, hard and
strong. The top of the tree is a mottled
green in the Summer and the branches
are nearly white.
The buds are cone-shaped, with hood
like scales, and form beneath the hol
low bases of the leafstalks. The fallen
leaf reveals the bud in its Winter cloth
ing. The leaves grow alternately on
the twig, and are from 5 to 6 inches
long, sometimes 10 inches broad. They
are five-lobed and tooth-edged. In
Summer they are yellow green, with
furry stems. In Autumn they are yel
low and almost transparent.
In Summer when the tree is fully
clothed its scarred trunk is hidden.
When the leaves depart and the tree is1
bare you will see some of the bark
flakes scattered over Hie ground. It
makes the tree look as if it had leprosy.
At night it is a ghostly-looking tree, with
its dangling gray balls swinging from
crooked branches and shadows playing
on the white patches scattered over
the trunk of the tree.
Some folks have declared that the
fuzz on the baby leaves, just as they
were pushing their way out into the
sunlight, made them sneeze. It is only
for a short time, and soon the leaves
are out of their blanket and growing up.
The seed balls swing back and forth
until gradually the stems and sides of
the balls are worn through. Now the
many seeds are ready for their flight.
They were only waiting to be released.
Soon the pointed seeds with their own
parachutes are going through the air
on a spanking breeze. Many will per
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They will take root and in one y£ar a
fine sapling will be seen where the tiny
seed dropped.
The trunk of the tree is cut into
short lengths, which are polished,and
sold for use as cutting blocks in butcher
shops.
(Oopyrittvt. 19*8.)
Jellied Asparagus.
Prepare a hot gelatin mixture with
any strong stock. Tomato flavoring or
highly seasoned tomato juice thinned is
delicious. Pour half an inch into the
bottom of a mold and let cool. Lane
the sides of the mold with cooked
stalks of asparagus and lightly All the
center with a mixture of diced cooked
vegetables, such as carrots, peas and
others, and hard-boiled egg. diced cel
ery and pimentos. Pill the mold with
the cool gelatin preparation and chill.
Unmold and serve on white lettuce with
plenty of mayonnaise. A flaring mold
should be used.
DAILY DIET RECIPE
MYSTERY SAUSAGE.
Bologna sausage, one pound;
sauerkraut, one and one-half
pounds; prepared mustard, one
tablespoon; tomato catsup, one
third cup; melted butter, one
tablespoon.
SERVES POUR* PORTIONS.
Make a bed with part of the
sauerkraut. Spread sausage with
mustard and place sausage on
kraut. Mix catsup and butter
together and blend with the re
maining kraut. Then completely
cover sausage with kraut—if
necessary fasten kraut in place
with toothpicks. Put in a heavy
sauce pan with a tight fitting
cover and cook over very low fire
about one hour. The juice of
the kraut is sufficient liquid
combined with the catsup.
RUTH: Sit down, Nell.
I rm*“***““a*
NELL: Mine were
finished ages ago!
RUTH: Wkh I
. could work so fast —
i
NELL: Why don’t you
use Lux? Those tiny,
sheer diamonds work like
a streak — and my dear, it’s
wonderful lor your hands!
LUX for dishes
less than U a day
MENU FOR A DAY.
BREAKFAST.
Sliced Oranges.
Oatmeal With Cream.
Com Omelet.
Toast.
Marmalade.
Coffee..
LUNCHEON.
Welsh Rarebit.
Sliced Tomatoes.
Clover Rolls.
Strawberry Cake.
Tea. •
DINNER.
Cream of Tomato Soup.
Baked Cod. Bread Dressing.
Baked Potatoes.
Fried Eggplant.
Cucumber Salad. French Dressing.
Cottage Pudding. Raspberry Sayce.
Coffee.
CORN OMELET.
Score the rows and scrape out
pulp of five small, plump ears of
corn or one cup canned corn
(strained). Mix with five well
beaten eggs, one teaspoonful
cream and salt and pepper to
season. Have sheet-iron frying ,
pan hot and buttered. Pour in
mixture and shake and tilt pan
until evenly cooked. Roll and
serve on hot platter.
---■ . I
WHAT A
MAX
he’s going to be !
He plays outdoors in the fresh
sunshine. He sleeps like a top.
And how he eats! Watch him
as he dips lustily into his Rice
Krispies and milk and does hit
part towards building a strong
body and rugged constitution.
Kellogg’s Rice Krispies are
a cereal that fascinates chil
dren—and one of the bett they
can eat! Crisp, nourishing rice
bubbles that actually crackle in
milk or cream.
Serve for breakfast, for
lunch—for the evening meal.
Kellogg’s Rice Krispies are so
easy to digest, they invite rest
ful sleep. How much better for
youngsters than so many hot,
heavy dishes.
Always oven-fresh in the
red-and-green package with
the tealed inside waxtite bag.
At all grocers. Made by
Kellogg in Battle Creek. Qual
ity guaranteed.
Com* on, you money-saving
housewives! Here’s a bargain
none of you can resist!
Qo to your grocer. Ask for a pint
jar of either Heilmann’s or Best
Foods Mayonnaise, whichever
brand you prefer.
And then for IF more he will
give you a jar of Best Foods
Broad and Butter Pickles. A jar
that usually costs 20F. Think of
it! A pint of the finest mayon
naise money can buy, and a jar
of delicious pickles.
Obviously, we cannot afford to
offer such a bargain for long.
Indeed, if you do not act quickly
you may be too late! So go to
your grocer tomorrow. Tell him
you want to take advantage of
this wonderful food bargain.
Simply pay the regular price for
a jar of mayonnaise. And then
for 1 i more your grocer gives you
a one-pound jar of Bread and
Butter Pickles.
Some women will wonder how we
Can make such a costly offer. But
this is easily explained. Experi
ence has shown that onceahouse
wife serves either Hellmann’s or
Best Foods Mayonnaise or Best
Foods Bread and Butter Pickles,
she is won for life. She insists on
these products for years. But we
warn you. Don’t delay 1
EVERYDAY PSYCHOLOGY
BY DR. JESSE W. SPROWLS.
Immortality. ,
Those who are unacquainted with
!he work of men of science sometimes
jet the notion that science is undoing
some of our cherished philosophies.
For example, many persons believe !
'through hearsay) that men of science
io not believe in immortality.
The point that most persons do not
jnderstand is *hat science is not
‘specially interested in immortality.
Wen of science are interested in
vorldly matters. They are busv find
ng out how best to get along in this
vorld. The fact that the majority of
nen of science have nothing to say
about another world should not be
regarded as a condemnation of
scientific men as such.
But there are scientists, and many
>f them, who believe in immortality.
For example, the majority of blolog
sts believe that the threads of life are
lever broken; that life keeps on being I
ife. This is called "immortality of the !
;erm plasm." It only means that all
living things die. They die p*son*Uy
They do live on in posterity, however.'
And sc the whole question of life
after death, as a philosophical question
turns upon the single question of how
and how long For science, life after
death is a social phenomenon which
history alrne may answer. For the
non-scientiflc. life after death is a
hope for personal continuance. As a
hope, it should never be abandoned.
'Copyright. 19331
Cereal Souffle.
To one cupful of rather thick white
sauce add half a cupful of any left
over cereal. Beat well, add the beaten
yolks of two eggs, half a teaspoonful
oi salt, a dash of cayenne pepper,
and half a cupful or more of any
preferred savory seasoning, such as
minced hath, cheese, mushrooms, or
sweet pepper. Let cool, add the stiffly
beaten whites of the eggs, folding
them in lightly, and bake for about
twenty minutes in a moderate oven.
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