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"beeksteak" tomato to get this re
suit. Also, he recrossed with the
Mexican bitter love apple, to take all
the poisonous tendencies out of the
4. Three distinct and new kinds
of lettuce, especially designed for dis
tinctive salads. One is a crushed
strawberry color and one is blotched
with rose colors. Another is a pure
green. All are heavy producers and
very crisp and pleasant to the taste
Frank's work has attracted wide
attention and he has received many
offers to leave his little garden on
the city lots and work on -a much
"I don't want to make a lot of
money out of my creations," he said.
"All I want is a decent living. The
people ought to share in the benefits
jf my plant inventions."
Experts say the eggplant; a vege
table of the deadly nightshade family,
contains poison and at present Prank
is working to get the poison out.- To
do it he is crossing the eggplant with
the sweet yellow tomato and says
that the result is already assured.
The wonder-worker's results in
crossing vegetables are obtained by
scientifically mixing pollens when the
plants are in bloom. He has also in
stalled a number of devices for forc
ing plants to maturity, and for test
ing and strengthening soils.
TAFFETA THE THING FOR
Taffeta will be worn more than any
other material this spring.
In the walking suit illustrated
black taffeta is used. The narrow
skirt has a wide "turned back cuff"
about the bottom.
The overskirt is long on one side
The wrap is like those our grand
mothers wore when they topped the
voluminous hoop of the time of the
Empress Eugenia and it is trimmed
with the same little "quilleys."
One of the. innovations of this suit
is that botli overskirt and wrap are ,
cut so that the selvage can be used
instead of hems at the bottom.
Woman in Ithica, N. Y., was exam
ined by lunacy board because she had
27 cats in her house. Plea of natural
increase should have killed the pro