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the -unequal cbntest, lhat there, wete
very many who could not even read
or write, he opened the night school.
It is a voluntary affair. The men
go if they wish. And during the
year about 25 per cent of all the men
admitted to the Institution take ad
vantage of the chance to get Bome
knowledge an ambition that runs
level with the new hope that is given
to the hopeless.
Commencement day, which- closes
the schools for the hot weather( re
sembles more the old-fashioned "last
day' of a country jschool. There are
no diplomas and no certificates. Sim
ply a good, fellowship meeting in
which the natural talent provided en
tertainment for the "scholars," many
of whom will be out in the world be
fore another season opens.
An Italian, who might have been a
Caruso with training, sang. A col
ored youth dug ragtime and classics
from a piano. A white boy, hesitat
ingly at first and then with confi
dence, recited a poem. An elderly
prisoner played the guitar.
No essays on the solution of world
problems, no orations, just the ef
fervescence of spirit of men whd had
grasped a new chance in an institu
tion given to providing chances for
Boil six large onions for an hour-
in their skins. After draining peel
and cut out their centers.
Meanwhile prepare the following
stuffing: Chop up fine four ounces
of ham or tongue, add grated bread,
some melted butter, one or two table
spoonfuls of cream, a little salt and
pepper. Mix well into a paste and
fill the center of the onions with it;
then put them into a frying pan,
sprinkle with butter and grated bread
and cook with fire above and below
or in the oven. Just before serving
pour Alia Panna sauce over them,
made as follows: Melt half a pound
of butter, add a little flour, salt, nen-
per and grated nutmeg; stir until J
thick. Then stir in onje pint o cream
and a little chopped parsley. Heat
for five minutes.
Wwv sy seR.rK
Tm tired of the. office,
I'm tired of 'the flat, . ' ,
I'm tired of. the Job
I'm eternally at,
I'm tired of the cityv
The noise and the heat,
The dust in the air
And the folks in the street.
I'm tired of the gossip
Of club and cafe,
I'm tired of the shows
And the restaurants gay,
I'm tired of the trolleys,
The autos and teams,
The rustle and bustle,
The plots and the schemes.
I'm tired of the papers,
I'm tired of police, '"
I'm tired of collecTors ai
Who give you no peace,
I'm tired of the worries M
Of civilization, ,
I'm tired of my duties ' ' -
In want a vacation ! '
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Keep your body up to normal. If,3
you do there will be little need of .
fearing colds, coughs or an attack' of
whatever disease may be going the
rounds. The sickness germ has anfi
uphill row in a normally healthy
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