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will be able'to own and"operate their
street car systems.
A few days ago the Missouri legis
lature passed a constitutional amend
ment, authorizing the city of St.
Louis to become-indebted to the ex
. tent of $30,000,0d0 for thacbnstruc
tion of a municipal subway The
amendment will go to the people for
ratification 'at the fall election of
1914. If the amendment is ratified,
St. Louis can issue the subway bonds
and can own and operate a subway.
Under .the proposed amendment Kan
sas City is also authorized to vote for
The people of Detroit, Mich., will
vote in April to amend the cftys char
ter, so that municipal ownership of
public utilities will be legal and.ptfs
sible, and the result will undoubtedly
be favorable by a large majority.
Mayor Marx and a majority of the
common council are pledged to muni
cipal ownership and operation of
street cars. The franchises of the
Detroit United Railway are expiring
year by year on many streets of De
troit. Many have already expired,- and
are only held by the D. U. R. through
legal appeals, which will ultimately
be decided in favor of the city.
All over the United States the de
mand for municipal ownership of
public utilities is heard, and it will
not be long before this country will
lead all other nations in the world in
owning, operating and maintaining
all public utilities that are necessary
in its large cities.
SPINACH ' 'r
Fresh spinach, when washed, holds
enough water for cooking. Put in
a stew pan and cover and cook fif-
teen minutes, press down, turn the
spinach several times while cooking.
At the end of fifteen minutes drain,
tarn the spinach into chopping bowl,
mince fine, return to the stew pan
and allow two tablespoons of butter
or drippings, and one even teaspoon
p salt. Mix well together and.serve
very hot: " "Only -very young, tender
spinach shbuld.be coqked,in this way,
as the flavorfrom the other vegeta
ble, is strong and somewhat unpleas
ant. ' '
Spinach is. nice .served with egg.
Take one-half peck of spinach, two
tablespoons of ..butter and one tea
spoon 'salt, two eggs. Wash and
blanch- (boil in- water) the spinach,
using one- teaspoon salt in three
quarts of -water,, boil ten minutes,
drain and-mincerfine, return to sauce
pan, add butter and heat for five
minutes. Heap .in & mound on a hot
dish, glarnish; 'with the hard-boiled
eggs cut in slices.
Try.spinach-vcooked with salt pork.
To prepare, cut one-half pound. of
salt pork :.intp -inch pieces, boil in
three quarts-of .water until tender.
Wash spinach' and book in water
with the pork fifteen minutes, drain
in collander.and mince coarse. Serve
very hot.r;with .liorse Tradish sauce.
One tablespoon 'gratedr'horse radish,
one-half , cup weak vinegar, one pinch
salt, heaping, teaspoon sugar.
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