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GREATEST TALKER ILL
Washington, Sept. 10. Weep,
oh angels of eloquence, weep!
Bloody Shirt Heyburn, of Idaho,
is ill. ..
And not only is -the. "world's
greatest talker" ill-; but he is 111
because of his talking. His phy
sicians say that unless he stops
getting himself all worked up m
tt senate he'll die ofheart trou
ble. Isn't that enough to make the
angels of eloquence weep, and
the newspaper men df -Washington
whom Heyburn call? blood
Bloody Shirt Heyburn earned
his name by insisting On forget
ting that the was was over on
every possible occasion, and in
talking about ten hours on each
occasion to (ell
Boiled Oatmeat Pudding.
This is a cheap and nicefamjly
puddjng. .Mix a quarter of a
pound, of coarse oatmeal in half -;a
pint of cold water. Add an ounce
of shredded suet, two eggs, a 4it
tle spice, sugar to taste and a few
pultana raisins. Put the pudding
into a greased basin, cover with
a cloth and bpil for an hour and a
hajf. Make the sauce as follows:
Boil an ounce of currants in 'half
a pint of water Jar five minutes,
break 'up the currants with a
spoon and stir in, a .tablespoon of
flour, mixed smooth with a little
cold water aocf sugar to taste.
This is 3i very nice pudding and
nourishing for children. "
COULD YOU HONESTLY EARN A "FLITCH?"
Side of Bacon Go to Couples Who Have Not Quarreled for 366 Days
Court of Love in session. The two flitches of bacon hang be
side the. judge's bench. Seated near the judge are Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Smith, and next td them, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis F. Butcher,
claimants for the bacon. The lawyer for the .bacon is addressing
By W. G. Shepherd.
Dunmow, England, Sept. 10. The DunmoW flitches are- just
tw.o pieces of bacon, but they make your heart thriir.
I' saw them hanging one on each side offltKe judge's bench
'" during the ancient rites which are known as proceedings of the
. Court of Love. - ,
This Court of Love is exactly the reverse of a divorce court.
Ever since the year 11U, with few ihterruptions, 'the two flitches
of bacon have been given to the two couples of Dunmow who couldr
prove that for 36d days they had riot quarreled.
This year there were forty couples who claimed the bacon. For
weeks the authorities of this court investigated the claims of thet
couples until they had narrowed down the claimants to two couples.
Then came the ceremony of the trial, when the judge sat be-