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She showed him. A bright light of
intelligerice had flooded Hal Sturges'
mind. Ten minutes later he was
viewing the ground under an old oak
tree where Lois insisted she had seen
"Gran'pa" "planting money."
"I've been doing some digging,"
announced Hal to Nellie somewhat
later, and he told her of his discovery.
"A small fortune," he explained.
"Dear little Lois, but for her the hid
den store might never have been
found. "Then," and "he drew nearer
to Nellie with a manner that con
sciously made her flutter, "I should
not have been able for a long time to
ask a question I must now pro
pound." "A question?" faltered Nellie, all
"Yes, dear Nellie," was the prompt
response, "will you become my
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
TAKE CRIMP OUT OF
BY CAROLINE COE
Here are the rules for "sugarless
preserves." Follow them carefully
and you won't need to worry about
the "sugar famine."
Boil the fruit in water without
Scald the jars, put the fruit in while
they are still piping hot
Use fresh, firm fruit. Over-rope
fruit is likely to spoil.
Keep the jars airtight.
Add sugar when the preserves are
served at the table. '
European war has spoiled the Eu
ropean sugar crop and trebled the
price of sugar in America, but it
hasn't spoiled the plans of the Amer
ican housewife for her fall pickling
The American housewife had the
will, and" now she's found the way,
to offset the effect of "sugar famine."
She's going to do her preserving by
a sugarless method.
And it can be done. As every ex
perienced housekeeper knows, it's
HEAT that counts when fruits or
vegetables are to be preserved. Heat's
the thing, not sugar.
Canned fruit is nothing more or
less than sterilized fruit; if fruit Is
perfectly sterilized it may be preserv
ed or canned without sugar, and the
sugarless preserves retain every bit
of the flavor of the natural fruit.
The sugarless way of putting up
jfruit is like any other -way, except-
that you leave out the sugar. But
special attention must be given to
scalding the jars and they must be
"red hot" when the fruit is poured
Plums, apples, peaches, pears, pine
apple in fact, any of the fruits
usually put away for winter may be
preserved without sugar. The house
keeper may use her own recipes. The
only difference is she put in no sugar.
Before washing fine lace or mus
lin collars and cuffs baste them on to
a piece of heavier muslin, finding it
excellent to prevent their tearing or
stretching in the process of launder
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PRONOUNCED ALL THE
NAMES IH THESE WAR
SFWTCHES, HE CAN