Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1949 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
"Well," we all chorused, as Jerry
paused. " 'Well,' said Jerry, 'he wasn't We
caught the real thief. And I do say
I take some credit for my acting, for
his mother never has known to this
day that I wasn't the prisoner her
son had in charge, and she was aw
ful glad I wasn't guilty. She told me
so the day of the wedding. Oh, yes,
of course I was to Gibbs' wedding.
You see, that girl was worth while."
TODAY'S WAR RECIPE
(From Britain's Official Win-the-
War Cook Book.)
Barley Broth. Two tablespoons
of pearly barley, one tablespoon of
margarine, one teaspoon salt, pepper
to taste, three pints of bone or veg
etable stock, one dessertspoon flour,
one egg. Melt the fat in saucepan,
stir in the flour smoothly, add the
barley, first soaked in cold water for
five or six hours, and cook together
over a moderate fire for a minute,
stirring all the time. Add the stock
(previously slightly warmed) by de
grees, still stirring, and bring grad
ually to the boil. Simmer for fifty
minutes, then add seasoning to taste.
Beat up the egg, put it into a warmed
tureen, pour in the soup and stir well.
Cut a loaf only as each slice is
"Daddy," said Bobby, who was
eating an apple, "what would be
worse than finding a worm in this
'I don't know, son, unless it would
be -worse to find two worms."
"No," said Bobby. "It would be
worse to find half a worm." Every
body's. o o
HE'S SADDEST PATRIOT FAT
BARS WAY TO NAVY
Harold Butler of North Bend,
Wash., is today probably the saddest
patriot inthe country.
Two hundred pounds of fat stand
uncompromisingly between Harold
and his heart's desire, which is to
join some branch of 'Uncle Sam's
active war service.
When Harold went to the' Seattle
naval recruiting office recently he
weighed 4i7 pounds, just 217 in ex-
cess of Sec'y Daniels' heavyweight
sailor specifications. And it's going"
to take some time and strenuous
training to get rid of that annoying
That's why Harold, otherwise ia
the pink of perfection, is so melancholy.
W!u w i w gp i