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cried. "Only one thing was dishon
orable." "What, Nancy?"
"Thinking you could win me in
a month," she answered.
"And can't I, dear?" he inquired,
with his arms round her.
Nancy looked into his face. "Of
course you can; you have' she answered.
BATTLE FOR BALLOTS ON IN
Hartford, Conn. Believing that
the early campaigner catches the
vote, the women of Connecticut have
commenced their 1917 suffrage cam
paign. Mrs. Katherine Houghton Hep
burn, well known as a leader in many
social reforms, is president of the
Connecticut Woman Suffrage Ass'n,
which is directing the work of educa
tion. The suffragists will ask the
legislature of 1917 to act on a suf
frage amendment unless the federal
constitution is amended in the mean
time to make equal suffrage as na
PRACTICAL PRESERVING HINTS
By Caroline Coe.
It is most important that the jars,
covers and rubber rings be in perfect
Examine each jar and cover to see
that there is ho defect in it.
Numbers of jars of fruit are lost
every year because of tne false econ
omy in using an old ring- that has
lost its softness and elasticity.
Having the jars, covers and rings
in perfect condition, the next thing is
to wash and sterilize them.
In canning, any proportion of sugar
may be used, or fruit may be canned
without the addition of any sugar.
However, that which is designed to
be served as a sauce should have the
sugar cooked with It Fruit intended
for cooking purposes need not have
the.sugar added to it
Juicy fruits, such as berries and
cherries, require little or no water.
Strawberries are better not to have
water added to them. The only ex
ception to this is when they are
cooked in a heavy syrup.
BOOKS ARE FREE; WHY NOT
The school child is under control.
This should include not merely the
hours of the school sessions but the
journey to and from the school and
much of the time spent at home.
There is every reason why the phy
sical life should be safeguarded.
We insist that the child with a con
tagious disease shall be isolated, that
the child who is deaf or who has de
fective vision shall be properly reliev
ed, that the mentally deficient shall
have special training.
Why stop there? The principle
must be much more widely applied.
Books to feed the mind are free. Food
for the body costs more every day.