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"TWENTY-ONE FOR DINNER AND I LOVE IT"
"Yes! Sniff all you like! 'Does
smell good, I gues. I've been so
busy these past days I-haven't
even had time to sniff.
I declare I'm as excited as a
. child. Well, I never. Not in all
my 'life "did 'I 'see such" fruit.
" Henry'll haveto"fioiler me out a
punkin.. I'll put it on the table,
filled to splllin over with or
anges, apples, grapes 'and ba
nanas. "Come on, if ypu want, right
into'the kitchen. I'm all done,
' now. Yes, child, peek all you like.
Why, I don't think that's many
pies.- M.ary Ellen Bangs, she
makes 15 kinds, but I tell Henry
that's all nonsense-. Ten's plenty.
"Wait ! I'll name 'em to you.
Mince, apple-sweetened-in, pun
kin, apple-sweetened-out, cran-
' berry-fartr scuiash sweet potato,
lemon, raisfn and cream. Then
there's an apple-custard pudding
and a baked chocolate one. fThe
"cakes are inthc dinm room
cupboard. Want to seetliem?
We have them m the evenin' with,
ice cream, when nobody feels like
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"There's Lady Washington,
and Matilda's dark chocolate, and
Henry's mother's fruitcake, and
gold and silver; and cocoanut
layer, besides three kinds of jutfi
bles. You wait. I'm goin' to fix
'you a boxful to take home. Yes,
I will so. And a cream pie. I'll
warrant your husband'li like that.
Men always do. There.
"Yes there'll he 21 to sit d(?wn
Wv- have Henry's fdlks, 'for
Thanksgivin arid f'mine. for
Christmas. There's tab many all
"Hard for me?. Bless' your
heart! I Jove it! Those two big
turkeys are stuffed" full of pleas
ant thoughts besides breadcrumbs
and sausageTmeat. A11 the time
I've, been puttin' sugar" and but
ter and eggs and .spices together,
I've been just thinkin' of all the
poor things that are tod stylish
for havin' real THanksgivin's any
T s'pose I could give thanks at
dinner ih a hotel, if J had to, but
I d'khdwv Seenis to pie yotiheed
aU'ytttlr"fblks around, iriice ahd
sofciat?ler Thanksgivin' rfeally be
gins for me iri church, the Sun
day'the minister reads the procla
mation -ouK I always -feel As ex
cited, and just like hlirrahirt'
when he says 'God sve the com
monwealth,' to end up,
, "We're awful fortunate in our
folks. Some families have got so
they just go to football games and
theaters, on Thanksgivin day;
but our boys and .girls would
sooner come to see Uncle Hertr