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STROVE FOR BEAUTY BY SYS
TEM; PHYSICAL PERFECTION
Miss Mae Josephine Bennett
San Francisco, Cal., July 14.
While other girls munched sweets,
she ate fruits and avoided candies.
While they lounged, she devoted
herself to athletics.
Today Mae Josephine Bennett of
this city is holder of the recently
awarded third prize in a national phy
sical perfection and heauty contest
Miss Bennett was a clerk in a Mar
ket street store here when her strik
ing brunette charm first began at
tracting attention. She then won a
local beauty contest over hundreds of
Having always been interested in.
athletics, Miss Bennett devoted her
self to swimming while in Hawaii.
Since then she has made water sports
her pastime. To this she had added
half an hour of calisthenics morning
and night, and has very carefully ob
served dietetic requirements.
She is of French, Spanish and Irish
lineage, and her figure has been pro
nounced practically perfect by a jury
of medical experts and artists.
PEA AND EGG CROQUETTES
To 2 cups of cooked peas add 3
hard-cooked eggs. Dice eggs and lay
carefully over the peas, but do not
stir or the mixture will not look invit
ing. Set in cool place. Beat 2 table
spoons of flour with 1 heaping table
spoon of butter until smooth. Add 1
cup of cold milk and stir until free
from lumps and put over slow fire in
double boiler and cook very slowly
for 10 minutes. Stir all the time.
Salt to taste, then set aside to cool
and when nearly cold add 1 well
beaten egg and fold in the peas and
egg and turn out on pan to get cold
and stiff. Mold into shape and roll in
fine crumbs. Set in cold place for 3
hours and when ready to fry dip in
beaten egg, then in fine crumbs and
fry at once in deep hot fat Drain
and serve piping hot
Canned peas may be used. Open
can, drain and allow to stand in air
at least 2 hours before adding to eggs.
TODAY'S TYPHOID TABLOID
In oysters inoculated with typhoid
the germs have been proved to hve
48 hours and they may live 30 days.
They live longer in the oyster than in
the water in which the oyster grows.