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more; add rest of sugar and .spices
and simmer from ten to twenty min
utes, according- 'to how well :fruit
thickens. If placed in a saucer the
fruit must congeal clear and thick,
likp jelly (add this to your store of
I ' " Macaroon Cream.
Method Crumble stale macaroons
into saucers or sherberf cups, pile
whipped cream on top and set aside
for half an hour.
Ice Cream Sandwiches.
Method Have ready some crushed
.and sweetened peach pulp; . stoned
and sugared cherries or a cupful of
stale crushed almond macaroons; get
plain brick cream, cut 'into thin slices,
place some of the prepared fruit or
crumbs between slices, and on top
some whipped cream. Ground nuts
can also be used as filling.
(Any of these lights rdesserts can
be easly .made and are not expensive,
especially if you consider' that little
or no fuel is' used in their -preparation.)
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Seasoned Traveler Why, Mr. Jin
kins, you look years older-than when
I saw you last.
Mr. Jinkins (who has spent several
days in his cabin) Er-yes. You see,
I've had several bertE-days' since I
came on board. .. ' '
, WHY THE MANTIS PRAYS
y Stuart Stanton Taber.
Among the grass roots, soft and
Once roamed a mottled Mantis lean,
In search of things to eat.
He never in his life had prayed
Nor never been the least afraid
While hunting for his meat.
But one fine day there happened
There came to break in on his bliss
A bold, bad high-way bug.
The Mantis paled and would have
But knew he could not keep ahead
Of such a fearsome thug.
He begged the thief to let him go
But robbers never do, you know,
Until they get their -spoil.
The Mantis racked his brain in vain
For some sly scheme to save the gain
Of his long years of toiL
It came to him' he'd heard folks say
That praying sometimes saved the
When everything seemed lost.'''
In fact 'twas quite a common tale
How praying- saved a nightingale
From death by winter frost.-
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So down he went upon his knees
And prayed with vim beneath the
For safety from the thief.
And sure enough an answer came
That made the thugforget his game
And howl with" awful grief.
A toad with sly and slinking ways
Had crept up close to end the days
Of this bad high-way thief.
And thus 'the Praying Mantis learned
When badly scared or much con
, To pray for quick relief.
Mrs. Jawkins I heard something
this afternoon that fairly knocked
me speechless. Mr. Jawkins Do you
mind repeatlngit to the baby, my
dear? ' ..
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