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I'M NOT AFRAID THE "RACE IS RUNNING DOWN"
By Berton Braley.
Whenever I begin to think
;The race is "running down,"
That mankind's going on the blink
.'In country and in town,
I take a trolley to the beach
: And there, with, roving eye,
Upon that warm and sandy reach
I watch the crowd so bv.
I watch the bathers in the sea, the loafers on the sand,
.... The women tall and strong and free, the big men, deeply tanned,
v I watch them frolic in the spume like boys and girls at play,
And all my former doubt and gloom is swiftly brushed away.
For these are just the folks you meet,
Just Bill and Jim and Sue.
The folks of store and shop and
Who daily come to view;
And so I put my heart at ease,
My racial worries flee,
While stalwart men and girls like
Go down to brave the sea!
" LITTLE SNAKE STORY
"Pa, what .'did the snake do in
Asked Willie. "Why, ev'ryone
Said papa. "The serpent of Eden
The woman made put on more
"Gee whiz, papa," then shouted
"A whole bunch of snakes I should
Would be sure of steady employment
If they hit this old town today."
Daily Healthogram. .
Hot water when applied to the
skin opens the pores. Cold water
closes them. Hot water should not
be used more than once a day to
cleanse the skin of the face, as it robs
the skin of too much itS natural oiL
t- The whites of six eggs, six table
spoonfuls of powdered sugar, two
quart brick of ice cream, a thick
sheet of sponge cake. Make a mer
ingue of the egg white beaten very
stiff with four tablesponf uls of sugar.
Cover a board with white paper, lay
on the sponge cake and turn the ice
cream out on the cake.. Cover with
the meringue and spread smoothly.
Have everything ready trf do this
quickly. Place in the oven grate and
brown quicKly. The board, paper,
cake and meringue are poor conduc
tors of heat and prevent the cream
from melting. You can slip the cake
from the board onto an ice cream
platter and give your friends the sur
prise of a frozen cream inclosed in
a hot meringue.