ped into cold water 'wifl harden
at once. Beat in a tablespoon va
nilla, stir well for two or three
minutes, then turn into a well
greased pan. When cool, mark
Ah, there's the spot, that space among the trees,
Where sunshine turns the grassy green to gold,
The beach is sandy, we can land with ease;
Here, pull the boat up higher how take hold !
I'll drive the stakes while you unroll the tent,
Let's pitch it in the place it was before,
Where shade and .sunshine cunningly are blent ,
And we are but a stone's throw from the shore.
By George, old man, we're Free; we're free awhile
To loaf or fish or paddle, as we choose, 1
To dress in any style or lack of style
To "worship mother nature and the Trues,"
We need no bathing suits in which to swim, '
We lie afar from shocked and prying eyes,
We sportr in water with primeval vim, , r',
Naked as Adam was in Paradise. . v
The tent is up. We've dug a hole near by
And there the grub is ready for use,
The fire is -lit, the spuds begin to fry
I'knowTm hungry as. the very deuce.
Isn't it good, old pal, to catch the drift.
Of campsmoke as it wavers lazily?
I wouldn't take the city as a gift,
,Not while the open air will welcome me,
To keep t:ut fruit cut straight
across the middle; or one end; be
fore peeling the fruit. Then stand
the remainder flat end down on
a china plate or platter large
enough to prevent air penetrating
between the dish and the fruit.
To preserve butter in warm
weather pour a pint of- boiling
water on one pound of common
salt; add one,-half ounce of salt
peter and one ounce of Ipaf sugarr
Let it stand tiH cold. Pour it off
clear of sediment and put the but
ter into it. This will keep the
butter firm and sweet during the
hottest weather. " "
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