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as the games are not played for money. One of the popular games at this festival, dating back many centuries to the old ghetto days in Germany and Italy is known as the itrendel." This is a small home-made top cast of lead by the small boy in a mold of his own making. Its four sides are marked with Jewish characters' and the cast of the die decides whether thcperson mani pulating the little top wins or loses, and how much. It not being permitted to play with money, "walnuts are usually used as the stake. oo CURIOUS CHRISTMAS CAKES Those who make 'their own Christmas goodies will find the recipes given here favorites. Pepper Nuts. Beat 4 eggs 15 minutes. Add one pound-powdered sugar and beat 15 minutes more. Add the juice and grated rind of 1 lemon, and J2 teaspoon each of cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon. Stir in one cup flour and 14 teaspoons baking powder. Add flour until it is the right consistency to roll. Cut with small cutters, and bake in a moderate; oven on buttered tins. Belgraber Brod. Fold 1 pound powdered sugar -into the stiffly beaten whites of 8. eggs, add 1 pound chopped al monds, 2 ounces citron," 2 ounces lemon peel, 1 dessertspoon cinna mon, 2 dessertspoon cloves. Let the batter stand 2' hours. Put equal parts of flour and powdered sugar on the molding board. Work in just enough to make the dough keep itsshape in baking. Form into small pieces and bake in a slow oven. " Basler Leckerlie. Heat I pound honey, and add 1' wineglass brandy. Then rdd 8 ounces almonds, 8 ounces citron, 4 ounces orange peel. Stir in 1 poung sugar, 1 teaspoon cloves, 1 small nutmeg ground. Add grad ually 2y2 pounds fiour, keeping the mixture heated. Stir( well, roll out and cut into small squares. Bake in floured tins in a moderate oven! Ice while hot with y2 pound sugar boiled with a little water to make a thick sirup. Rolled Oats Macaroons. To T cups rolled oats add 1 egg and 2 tablespomsX each of cream, milk and water. After the oats have soaked up the moisture add 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 tea spoon ground cinamon and 1 tablespoon melted butter. Add 2 teaspoons baking powder and enough whole, wheat flour to make a stiff batter. Make into balls the size of a walnut and bake in a moderate oven. o o- Briggs That's the gifl I was engaged to last year and the- en gagement was broken off. Griggs Did you ever get the ring back? Briggs Back! Why, she has just sent word wanting to know if I will have the stone reset. s Kansas City Star. v- .