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heard a good deal. Night before last
I heard Mr. Duncombe telling what a
capital fellow you were."
"Good!" commented Wilder.
"Then I overheard them talking
with his lawyer. From" the conver
sation I gathered he is worth about
a hundred thousand dollars."
"Excellent go on, Jim," directed
"T-nst fivfininp- thmip-h a stranffp.r
r called. He was innuirine about you.
He is a detective from the city look
ing you up for a swindling game
there, and he told Mr. Duncombe all
"Zounds! then I'm done for," ex
claimed Wilder. "I reckon 111 make
tracks from town before I'm picked
up," and Wilder started to move
"There was something more," ad
vised Jim. "That artist fellow."
"Yes well, what about him?"
questioned Wilder irritably.
"He proposed to Miss Iola this
"And was accepted."
STRING BEANS AND TOMATOES
String properly one quart of beans, I
cut into length pieces. Wash and put
in granite pan with one pint of boiling
water and one-half teaspoon of salt.
Cook until tender but not soft. Then
drain. Heat two tablespoons of but
ter or bacon drippings, add one tea
spoon of sugar and dash of pepper.
Mix all together to avoid lumps. When
hot, add one cup of tomato juice.
Cook until sauce is smooth. Add
beans and cook slowly ten minutes.
Serve very hot.
Wash carefully. Twist the tops
from the roots. Do not peel or break
the skin, as the juice will then escape
and both color and flavor will be lost.
Beets are very wholesome and
nutritious, cjntaiaiug large amounts
Oi t,iuich, odgar and alkaline salts.
WOMEN IN PARIS .SHOW LIKING
FOR RARE PLUMAGE
Exquisite hat trimmings, includ
ing magnificent aigrettes and black
osprey plumes, have been very popu
lar with a whole group of American
women who have been sojourning in
Among the notables who have
shown this tendency toward the
much-discussed plumage are said to
be Mrs. H. C. Chatfield-Taylor of Chi
cago, Mrs, Penis Thompson of New
York, Mrs. William A. Whitney of
Boston and others.
But, so Dame Fashion rumors,
these Paris visitors will return to
America minus the gorgeous hat
trimmings which have caused so
much comment in this country
ampng bird lovers.
Tommy Pop, a man and his wife
are one, aren't they?
Tommy's Pop Yes, niy son;
sometimes one too mauy. Philadel
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