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rK-" waltz, but a step Tcnowa as "Straight Texas." It is a peculiar little jig-step, which is kept up throughout by the figures. The first figure quickly changes to the "Texas Turn," in which the partners "Turn the Dishrag" and wind up at arms length facing each other. Then they jig toward one another slowly for the""Tex as Dip," which is the prettiest fig ure in the dance. It resembles somewhat the "Schottische Dip," but is a little more extreme. Both dancers, close together and facing each other, dip nearly to the floor in perfect time to the music. The Dip leads into the "Texas reverse swing," where the danc ers turn quickly and slide to arms' length in opposite directions. These figures, the principal ones of the dance, have many elaborate variations, according to the abil ity of the dancers. The effect of staging the Texas Tommy has been to elevate it from a common beer-hall gambol to a dance of refinement, grace and beauty. It doesn't need the whitewash brush. It is clearly entitled to a clean bill of health. Her Status. "Oh, that my son should wish to marry an actress," shrieked the proud, patrician mother. "Now, ma, don't take on so," urged the undutiful heir. "She isn't really an actress; she only thinks she is." Louisville Cour ier Journal. o o A good test of Everyman's dis position is a broken shoe lace. . GOOD THINGS TO EAT Scallops. These white, deli cate shellfish may be served in in numerable ways. They may be cut into quarters, seasoned with salt and pepper, dipped in beaten egg and cracker crumbs, fried in fat until a golden brown and serv ed with catsup or tartare sauce. They may also be steamed until tender, placed on toast with a Hollandaise sauce over them. They may also be boiled in half wine and half water until tender, placed in a shirred egg dish, a poached egg sprinkling of Pa,r mesan cheese over the egg, then the whole dish set inside the broiling part of oven under the flame until a glaze forms. They may also be served with a Creole sauce, hot with tabasco, toma toes and green peppers. Whitefish Roe. The roe of whitefish costs 15 cents a pound, and is palatable and easily pre pared. Place in saucepan, cover with just enough salt water to keep from burning. Stew until tender, cbrain, then turn in butter in skillet until well browned on both sides. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with the butter in skillet poured over it and a slice of lemon as garnish. Apple Custard Pie Three cups milk, 4 eggs, 1 cup sugar, 2 cups thick stewed apples; strain through colander; beat eggs lightly, mix with the apples, fla vor with nutmeg; bake with one crust.