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"MOTHER :STU ART," BEST BREAD. BAKER IN
, . OHIO, TELLS HOWTO MAKE GOOD BREAD-
(EDITOR'S NOTE Mrs. Stuart
has just won the bread-baking prize
at the Ohio state fair. She is 70 years
old, and lives on a farm. She has a
reputation as a fine all-around cook.
After getting her blue ribbon, she
drove home alone 45 miles.) l
. By Mrs. Mary Stuart.
It takes years of experimenting to
make a good bread baker. Lots of
women using the same recipe and
foljowing the same general method
don't get the same results at all. But
that's because they don't do It EX
ACTLY RIGHT. ;
If the recipe is good, all you've got
to do is to experiment till you learn
just: "how to apply it, and then baking
gQod bread will become second na
ture to you. I don't think I could
spoil a batch of bread if I tried.
Here's the way I make it: To make
five loaves, I peel three small pota
toes and -boil them in. about two
quarts of water with a tablespoon of.
salt, one of sugar and one of flour.
"When the potatoes are cooked, I
mash them very fine, and when the
mixture is blood-warm I break a cake
of yeast in it.
I let this stand over night. 'Next
morning I mix it with the. flour, and
let the dough stand till it has doubled
in size. Then I kiiead it-citiff and
Mrs: Stuart. -
place it in: the pans.
I don't4 set, any special time for
baking."the loaves I just' Ijake" them
till they're done.
Now, it stands to reason that any
woman who goes at it intelligently
can learn,by this method to'bake just
as good breajllas.l can. But it takes
patience 'and 'careful observation, so
you can know just what your mis
takes .haye been,, and avoid -th'em next
time. .'"' r ,- " '
It may lake .several -years but
when you finally learn the secret,
you've got it for-your whole lifetime.
, BREAD AND WATER FOR WIFE DESERTERS
We're not sure that a judge in Milwaukee hasn't 'found part of the cure
for the philanderings of jamatory married meni '
A chap with a wife and small child ran', away 'with, a comely, single
woman, as Diggsdid. Hey too, crossed the state line, but they didn't get
after him under the Mann act the Wisconsin" law was ample. Spite of his
wife's tearful pleas, the court imposed a six months' sentence,' to be followed
by an 18 months' probation, and ordered 'that fothe first .week of the -sentence
the eloper should be fed on bread and water., . " "
This treatmenf'isn't ideal, we admit. It is .cruel toward the. wife, whom
it robs of support; and Wisconsin would do well to copy Ohio's new law,
which puts wife deserters to, work and turns their earnings over to thewives.
But that bread.-and'-water feature strikes 115. as an inspiration. Guess
itl cool, the man's errfo&ardjHvas quick as aaytjjJn&;
.v . .