bister. I'll; give you forty dollars a
week and' expenses "to do just what
you did, as a regular act."
"I'll take it!" answered Daniel
promptly. "It means home and happi
ness for Elsa andVBert and maybe
Which it did, and the crabbed Fow
lers were left in peaceful possession
of the old home, while Grandpa Bruce,
isaw a new family grow up around the
happy Lawton hearth..
(Copyright by W, G. Chapman.)'
After makine quite. a strong, solu
tion from the freshhoarhound leaves
strain it and put about a quarter of
cup of it over the fire with a pound
or brown sugar and a little water.
Cook this mixture until a small
amount dropped in cold water will
easily become brittle. After that a
tablespoon of vinegar should be add
ed. Boil it up 'once again and turn.in-to'pans.
Hoarhound can be made with dried
leaves, too. Steep a large'' tablespoon
of the leaves m a cup of boiling wat'er
for about an hour. Strain it well. To
Liie nquiu put two cups or Drown-
sugar. -Put it over the Are and stir
till the sugar is dissolved. Add a
tablespoon pf.vinegar and boil till the
candy breaks when dropped in cold
water. Drop on a buttered paper or
put into a pan and mark.
Wintergreen may -be made the
same' way, substituting1 wintergreen
She Was Wise.
-"Madam," said a canvasser briskly
when the lady of the house appeared
at the door "I have here an invalua
ble invention for daily'domestic use
a combination' of useful utensils no
housekeeper should be without, com
. fining as it does," in one compact tool,
a corkscrew, a paper-cutter, a tin-
opener, a nutpick, a bodkin, a shoe.-buttoner.'a-
" "No, thank you,"
rshe answered curtly; "I have .all the
hairpins I need!"' -
It is doubtful "whether there is
a star of more popular personality
in New York than Laurette Taylor..
Hidden in melo'drama for 11 years,
given her first-real chance on Broad
way three years-ago, she is packing
the new C6rt theater every night in
"Peg o' My Heart,'the-cbmedy writ
ten for her by her husband. Hartley
Mannersr, and. promises -to 'chalk up
one' of the Idngest runs of many
A gentleman.-once said to a lady.
that women could not write a letter
without adding a postscripts The lady
replied that she would send him a
letter just to prove that they could.
In due course he received the let
ter. " ,
"Dear Mr. , I am writing this
letter to nrove that we can write a let
ter without adding a. postscript. Yours
. P. S: You see I have not add-
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