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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 22, 1912, Image 20

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"Mr. Morris tells me about you
whenever he comes to the office,"
explained Grace.
"He's good as gold, he is,",
stated Jerry enthusiastically. "He
seems just glad to advise me and
show me how to do things. . He
advanced me last week. And he
always speaks of you, Miss
Boyce, as gentle like and interest
ed," and Grace had to turn away
her head to hide the hot, quick
blushes that came to her face.
The last day of the fiscal year
a letter was handed to Grace by
the office manager. It was from
the presidentof the company, and
it inclosed a check for two hun
dred dollars "for faithful ser
vices," the letter read, "the
amount to be duplicated as an ad
vance in salar&for the coming
Grace was regarding itdream
ing over what the unexpected
windfall would mean to her, when
a' smiling face pressed close to the
netted wire
"I heard about that," spoke A4
den Morris. "You deserve it,
Miss Boyce."
"What will I ever do with so
much money?" Inquired Grace in
pretty, affected dismay.
"Will you let me advise you?"
asked young Morris, quite earn
estly, and stepping into the cage.
"I I' should be glad why,
yes," stammered Grace, some
thing in the impressive manner of
the speaker Setting her heart in a
strange flutter.
"Then," said Alden, lowering
his voice to a tender whisper,
"'buy yourself a wedding- outfit."
"X Wedding outfit?" repeated
Grace in a gasp.
"That is," smiled Alden, "if you .
will have me fora husband. Lis
ten, Miss Boyce Grace. You
and I "have been sharing sonie
work together. I mean -Jerry, you
know. ' I was in the inner office
the day you so nobly sacrificed
your little earnings to save the
boy. I have been co-operating
with you ever since. He is going
to be a credit to both of us. Won't
you -continue the delightful part
nership, dear.?"
Grace could not say him nay,
and the guest at tke wedding who.
congratulated them -with honest
tears in his eves, -was the mis- J "",:
guided boy they had'started on
the street called1 Straight.
Buckwheat Cakes.
One-third cup of fine bread
crumbs, two cups of scalded
milk, one-half teaspoon of saft,
one-quarter of a yeast cake, one
half cup of lukewarm wter, one
and three-quarters cups buck
wheat flour and one tablespoon
of molasses. Pour the milk over
crumbs and soak for thirty "min
utes. Add salt, the yeast cake dis
solved in lukewarm water and
buckwheat to make a batter thin
enough to pour. Let rise over
night. In the morning stir well,
add molasses, one-fourth tea
spoon, of soda dissolved in one
fourth cup of lukewarm water
and cook the same as griddle'
cakes. Save enough batter td
raise another mixing instead of
using yeast cake. It will require
one-half cu "

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