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T PICTURES IN THE HOMES
Art, one of the best gifts to man, never was intended to be ex
clusively a luxury of the rich.
Like literature, it is the common heritage of all.
The Browning settlement of London is operating a plant for
putting works of art of-the best sort into homes of-people unable
to buy them. a A
Reproductions of Watts, Burne-Jones, Millais, Rossetti and
other greatartists haves been collected, put into simple, fitting frames
and are 16aned to members, of the Workingmen's. Picture Gallery at
the rate of a penny a month for each two. pictures borrowed. At
the end of the month these may be exchanged.
N Anything which gives geneuine and wholesome happiness
among vthe people whose pleasures are few and makes the bare
homes more cheejrful and attractive certainly is a mighty good in
fluence for good.
The pajrt which art has played in the education and advance
ment of the human family toward a commo'h' understanding of itself
cannot be measured. I
It is a universal language , which all canv understand, and the
message it conveys goes to the heart as well as to the mind.
It enlarges the view of life and enables us to understand as
pirations, struggles and passions that are tremendous forces in the
world as in individual lives. f ,
One's real nature may be known better from the pictures he
loves than from the books he likes, because art love is less of the
mind and more of the soul.
So powerful is the influence of good pictures in their constant
force of suggestionjthat criminologists are learning to hang them in
prison cells as a most valuable element in discipline and reform.
f " Boiled Pumpkin.
Pare, remove the seeds. Cut
into pieces suitable for serving.
Put in a covered vessel with a
mall quantity of boiling water.
Simmer gently till tender. Serve
"with melted butter, whfte sauce
or brown sauce; or dry off, mash
fine and season with salt, pepper
'H Or peel and cube sufficient
pumpkin to serve and steam until
tender. Drain, turn into a dish
2nd cover with jyvhite jsauce. jliiis.
is capital served with roast goose.
Prepare just yas for boiled
pumpkin. Mash and to each
quart add a tablespoon of butter,
a teaspoon of salt and a saltspoon
The Amateur Poet. "What
ever I do, I do with my whole
soul. His Wife (sadly) I know
you do, dear, but it would be such
a help if you'd give it up and do
things with your hapdss