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The Salt Lake herald. [volume] (Salt Lake City [Utah]) 1870-1909, October 28, 1906, Magazine Section, Image 17

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oclock and soon after aterward afterward
ward c a m e downstairsyawning downstairs downstairsy
y yawning wning and rUbbing his hiserc hiseyes
accustomed accustomedmanner med medmanner
erc eyes in hIs accust
manner For it is a realhardship real realhardship
hardship to arise in themiddle the themI
middle mI dle of the thenIghtard nightard go goto goto
to work a and n d MonsieurJules Monsieur Monsieurrules
rules sometimes rcsrett regretted regrettedhe d dhe
he was w a s such a askilful askilfulbaker skilful skilfulbaker
baker for any olh other > ° pro proJ profession pro prot proCession
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Cession would lla have allowed allowedhim 11owedhIm
hIm to sleep until day dayV dayight dayIght V
ight But tl1 the bread re t and androlls ihJ1 ihJ1o11s >
rolls and gingerbread must muatJe
Je fresh and warm ° bY bYrcaltfast byireakfast
rcaltfast time tim or the pdo pdopIe peo1le
pIe would be sadly disap disapiJointed disapfiointcd
iJointed and the th onl only pos possib1e possible
sib1e way to get g t them themready th m mreaJy
ready was to start thework the thework
work at three oclock
First 1 first he lighted the big sWinging lamps whichmade whIch whIchmade
made the room bright as day and then he built the the11res thefires
fires in the great furnaces Pres Presently en tly these last were wereroaring wereroaring
roaring in a very businesslike manner and as soon soonLL
MOnsieur Jules eanto ean aeanx aeanto
IC to whistle It was x s hIs hIscustom hisIC
custom and kept him himfrom himfrom
from getting ettin lonesome IonesomoJ lonesomewhile
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J 1 while h ho worked ork orkN
N Next ext he kneaded the thebread thebread
bread formed it into intoloavcs intoloaves
loaves and placed them themII themin
II in IonS ro rows s u upon n theI the
s I a b sready for the theovcn
oven The rolls were werethen werethen
then mIxed and andknoad andknoaded knead kneaded
ed andIt and It took a longer longertime lon er ertime
time to get them ready readyA readythan
A than it had the bread breadfor breadfor
for they were small and andquite andquite
quite daintily shaped shapedBut shapedBut
But at last the im important important
portant task was com completed cornpleted
pleted and while theywere they theywcre
were rising a n d theovens the theovens
ovens heating Monsieur
4 4fine
fine gln gingorhrca orhreaa man suchas u has I used to make h in Panis Panisand
and put it in thc shop hop window t to attract a1t attentlon nti ri ai hese heseAmericans e eAmericans
Americans UkccIlcrpris like enterprise and they have never neverseen s enia eniaL a at
L gingerbread man for I have not made one since Icame Icameto c me meto
to this country countryWith counttjWith
With Monsieur Jules to think t as s to a act t andscarcely and andscarcely
scarcely had h hd spoken tho those ewords words whenbeb when bebegan ganto gantoItgather to togather
Itgather gather his m material tcrialtOg togetherrfora the for a great greatb batcL tcLofin tcLofinrj of gin gingerbread
rj I gerbrcad dOU dough O or h he resolved thatth that the In maiIie 1i te tewas
was about to make should he big f enough > noug and fine fineI fineenough fineenough
I enough to arouse the wo wonder der ot all beholders behQldersl
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Under his skilful hands the ginJerb g b ulerbread l Id Idman
man slowly but surely took forlm forlmI f0 f0q m
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then rubbed into intothe the flour some somebutter butter and lard lardThat lardThat
That will make it short said Monsieur although Ualthoughit
it is to be a tall man Then Then he h added somemolasses somemolassesHe some molasses molassesHe
He will bc a sweet fellow thought the bal taker er smU smUr smUing
r smil
ing at his own pleasantries Then he sb ok in the theginger theginger
ginger and and severl several fragrant rag rant sPiees s ice and began mixing mixingthe mixingthe
the dough into one great mass massIt massIt
< It is too stiff reflected the bal baker er a few mo mom moments
m ments nts later My man must not be stiff for that thatwould thatmould
would render him disagreeable He latighed laughed at the thewhimsical thewhimsical
whimsical thought and glancing around saw the thebrown thebrawn
brown bowl that Madame had left sitting upon a cor corriero corr
5 5table
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riero theliquid the table It was nearlyfull nearly full of the precious
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liquId and Monsieur Jules with his mind intent upon uponhis uponhis
his work never sto stopped ped to wonder how Hcanie it came there therePerhaps
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Perhaps he tho thought Snt ho had himself h ll1s J unconsciously unconsciouslyfilled tmcons 9uslY 9uslYf1l1
f1l1 filled d the howl OWI with water Anyway he dumped all allot allEssence
ot the thecould Essence of Vitalitythe Great Elixir which whlchcould
could never be du duplicated Ucated in all tho world worldinto into the tho1a themass
mass 1a s Cf dou dough h he1Y he was S prepar preparing ngf for his gingerbread gingerbreadan
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Monsieur mere merely notced not ced that the dough ha had nows nowbecome now nowbecomc
become the proper consistency and mixed easily easilyWhistling 4 4Yhistling
Whistling merrily he presently spread the huge hugebatch hugebatch
batch of dough upon pon
the high table and be began began
gan rolling it a n d dworking dworking
working it into nto the theshapc t h e eshape
shape he desired desiredAh
Ah 11 but Donsieur DonsieurJtl ionsieur ionsieurJ
Jtl J C es G Grogrande ogran e wa wat watrue vasa vasatrue
true artist although although a abaker abaker
baker Under his skU skUful skilful
ful hands the ginger gingerbread gingerbread
bread man slowly but butsurcI butsurely
surcI surely > took form a and andthe d dthe
the form was fully as aslarge aslarge
large as that of a well wellg
g row r o w n nfourteenYear nfourteenYearold fourteenyearold
old boy But it was wasby wasby
by no means a bo boy that thatnsfeur thatMonsieur
Monsieur nsfeur has a forming formingwith foragingwith
with such care it was wasrather
r rra
ra rather ther the figure of a atypical atypical
typical French gentle gentleman gentleman
man such as rnay may sel seldom sd sdelse
dom be met with els else
and cakes cc c He e will be a sweet fellow thought the ba baler er boulevards of Paris It ItSomchow ItSomehow
Somehow the work was w a s Interesting to toprogessed toprogressed
progressed very swi swiftly t1y this tht mornfng and after a time watch thE figure grow interesting of e course < ur e to Monthe Mon Monthe
the baker found oun he e hada hat1 aigoodhou to spare b before beforeovens fore th the sieur Jules as there the e was wa no no one else In the bakeroom bakeroomovens
ovens would would beready be ready to sce sceThen see seeThen
Then an n idea struck struck hIm i Th The man u < aPP aPPtoday pp eared e d bcdressed tO in excellent rash rashVh
Vh today is tJhe > fQUrth ourth of fwJulY July heII he t110 thotight gh ghv
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mil millions ions of children childrenbetween childrenbetween
between the ages of 6 and
60 have come to expect expect a ahew aanew
hew story from L Frank Baum Baumeach Baumeach
each year Six years ago he gave gavet11em gavethem
them the WIZrRDO WIZARD OF F OZ OZvhich OZwhich
which has since been published publishedin
in five different languages and andbtsides andbesides
besides was dramatized drama ized and playedupon played playedupon
upon upon the stage in n every prominent prominentcity prominentcity
city in tIle United States running runninIr
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lilo Monsieur sieur Jul Jules s gave a scream scream of t terr nf orAL orALThen ri riP
P Then he turned turnedand and fled fle1iion fledion
ion Monsieur made hima him a collar and shirt front of ofwhIte ofwhite
white whIte bread breaddough doughwhich which looked looked very beautiful In incontrast
4 4contrast
contrast to to the brown giI1gerb gingerbread ad dough of his hisMerciful his hisr
o r rMerciful
Merciful heavens 1 did you speakJ9 speak John JohnDough n
4 DougH DougHclothes Doughclothes
clothes Then with a lump of dough carefully knead kneaded
ed he formed formed the mans necktie making a very very art artisUe artistic
isUe bow inde indeed d A waistcoat of fas fashionable ionable cpt c it was wasr wasnext wasnext
next added The buttons on the mans coat were Yere white whitelozenges hite hitelozenges
lozenges and t too represent shoe th the b baker kermixed mixed his hisdough hisdough
dough with licorIce untIl th the shoes sEemed as black blackand blackand
and shIny atJ if freshly polished polishedYou polishedYou
You would have loyedt loved to sec coul1 you have hayc be been beenpresent n npresent
present present the delicate skill w Ith whie the clever bakercarved bilker bilkercarved
carved the hands and fingers of hi his man using a asmall asmall
small but sharp knife and patting am rounding eachdough each eachdough
dough linger into proper shape He even cUpped from troma
a sheet ot transparent celluloid the finger 1gcr nallsand nallsandpressed nails and andpressed
pressed pressed them them careuIlyinto carefully into the dough at the e ends ds or ort ofthe
t the e fingers Who but Monsieur would ever have havethought havethought
thought of such a thing thingBut thingBut
But after all Jt it was upo upon the face that the baker bakers bakerexercised s akerexercised
exercised exercised his best skIll As sculptor t forms rms his his mod models mo moels
els out ot clap 50 Monsieur pressed and squeezed a amolded and andmolded
molded his pliant t dough un until tl1 eveh every feature of the thegingerbread thegingerbread
gingerbread man became wonderfully lifelike Ot Otcourse Ofcourse
course the face was made of the whIte dough with withjust withjust
just a trifle ot the pink coloring mixed into it to make
It resemble real flesh But the wavy hair that sur surrounded surrounded
rounded the race ace was ot gin gingerbread erbre d dough as itsbrown its itsbrown
brown color after it had been baked would be quite qJJitcnatural quitenatural
natural and lifelike lifelikeAmong lifelikeAmong
Among the things brought fror Paris by the theGrograndes theGrograndes
Grograndes was a pair ot excellent glass eye O 5and 5andMonsieur and andO andlronsieur
Monsieur Jules rummaged in a drawer untIl hc f found foundthem und undthem
them and then pressed them into the dough face And Andno1V Andnow
no1V now it positively seemed that the gingerbread man mantW manwas
tW was 5 looking at you and the eyes lent its facoa face a gentleS gentleandkindly gentle gentledkindlY
dkindlY expressionTheres expression expressionuTheres
uTheres something lacking however murmured murmuredt
7 7ntie
ntie t eb baker kcr looking at his work work criticall critically Ah h T know knowthe
1 i t s the teeth teethTeeth teethTeeth
Teeth for a ginger gingerbread read man But nothing not ing was waseasier waseasier
easier to present r once tl eir absence was noted Be Between Bey Between
tween the lips of the man man o our r baker Dressed to rows rowsof rowsI rowsof
of small white candies and it was wonderful to rc rcrk remark
mark rk the pleasant smile that now lent Its charm to tothe tothe
the the face faceWith faceWith
With a a sigh of osfttl safisfaction l ct on in the res result lt of his hisc
c work the baker at last declared his gingerbread mafn m Ii
ze ready y forche o < he oven ovenOlAnd ovenAnd
And it is my masterpiece cried Monsieur Jules Julepr Julesproudly
pr proudly P udlY iYever Nev r even even in P Paris ris have 1 1 seen so per perfe
fe feet t a man of dough He H is well worthy to have a aname aname
name name and I win call him John Dough which will ba beappropriate baappropriate
appropriate indeed indeedBut indeedBut
But the great ovens were now glowing brightly brightlysa
ti tiso
sa Monsieur filled them with bread and rolls and andwatch andwatched
watch d them carefully untllthe until the bi big and li little t1e loav loaves loavesaaJldongto s si
aaJldongto i to a J1tt a J1 ak akes S and cookies camenext came camenext
next and by the time th that t d dawn wn arrived the front frontshop frontshop
shop w y as s stock stocked d with heaps of the warm fresh res 1
11 11smelling
smelling loaves loaV es and roIls and trays ot delicIous delicIouscakes deliciouscakes
cakes and buns hot from the oven ovenThen ovenThen
Then the baker bakercame came back to his hisgingerbread gin crbread man manwhich an anwhich
which he first placed gently upon a great iron slab slaband slaband
and then s slid d it all in Into to the open door of a perfectly perfectlyhea perfectlyheated
hea heated ted ovenWith oven ovenV1h
With great anxiety Monsieur watched the t1 oven T The Thedour e edou
dour dou t 1 was perfeC perfectly IY mixed rnixe the theworkmnnsbfp workmanship was most mustexcellent mostexcellent
excellent Would the baking turn out to be as perfect perfectas
as the rest Muchtgoo lluch n lf dough fi ugh a abaking may be spoiled in the thebaking
baking None knew that better than Jules Grogrande GrograndeSo
So o he tended the oven wIth i nervous care andfinally and and11nall
finally 11nall at exact1 exactly r the right moment the baker bakerthrew bakerthrew
threw open the oven door and drew out the sh sheet sheetof et etof
of ir iron ri upon which thegrams the gra gingerbread man manrested manrested
rested restedHe restedHe
He vas baked to perfection perfectionFilled perfectionFilled
Filled with pride and satisraction1ronSieurb satisfaction Monsieur bent bentadmiringly nt ntadmirIngly
admirIngly over his great creation and as at s he did i so sothe sothe
the gingerbread man moved bent hIs back sat up upand upand
and 10 looked ke d ab about out him with his glass glasscyes e es W while hUe a aI awondermg ar awondering
I r
wondering expressIon crept over his face faceDear faceDear
Dear tle icr said he isnt it very warm nclose n nclose
close in this room
JOHN IQOUQH MvtSTSRY MYTRYsuccessfully I Isuccessfully
successfully for a period of five by th the children themselves viz vizyears vi viyears
years Is the Cherub a girl or a boy boyThe boyThe
The story for this year is Chic Chic the Cherub is one of ofJOHN f fJOHN
JOHN DOUGH AND THE the two most important perso persoCHERUB person personCHERUB
CHERUB which began in this agesinthebook ages in the book but uttheauthoThas uttheauthoThaspaper the authorhas authorhaspaper
paper last Sunday and will run failed to state whether or not the theeach theeach
each Sunday for twelve weeks youngster is a girl or iboy a boy Th ThJOHN The TheJOHN
JOHN DOU DOUGH H AND THE J E children are left to decide for torCHERUB forCHERUB
CHERUB abounds in in unique themselves Begz wftlt tlae le first firstBaum firstBaum
Baum charactersalldalso characters and also con clsczj5teys cha ters and 40 snot miss a wordof wordoftains word df dftains
tains a deeD mystery to be solved this great story
The Great Elixir has dccomDlish d its purpose purposeThe purposeThe
The wondjrf wond rftil l Essence or Vitality prized for centu centuries centuries
ries and closely guarded bad had lent its marvelous powers powersof powersof
of energy strength and life to a a gingerbread man manAnd manZ manZAnd
And all through the stupidity of a bakers wife whci whdwas whciwas
was color blind and could not distinguish a golden goldetCflask goldenflask
flask from a silver one oneMonsieur oneMonsieur
Monsieur Jules who knew nothing of the Arabs Arabsflasks Arabsflasks
flasks or of the Great Elixir glared ivi1d wildly Y into the thetglass theglass
glass eyes of the gingerbread man He was at first firstsure firstsure
sure that his own eyes and also his ears had played playedhim < f fhim
him a trick trickuJohn trickJohn
John DOUhJohn Dough hf he cried dId YO YOspealt yots yotsspeak
speak Merciful heavens ensc Did you speak Joh JohDough John JohnDough
Dough Doughr
r did said the gingerbread gingerbreadmln man struggling ttJ ttJrise tdrise
rise from the th e slab and I declare that it is warm andclose and andclose
close in this room roomMonsieur roomMonsieur
Monsieur Jules gao ascream of terror Then h hturned hturned
turned and fled
Then a sudden idea struck him himA him7F him7FA
A A m momenj m n later he staggered into the shop tossed tossedhis tossedhis
his hand above his head and tell inn i 1 heap upon the thefioorbeing thefloorbeing
fioorbeing overcome by a fainting sp spetL spetLMadatne L LMadame
Madame Madatne who had just come downs d wnsral ixsand ant1 opened openedthe openedthe
the shop gazed upon her htsb husbands < ntrs ttrrfied t actions actionsWH actionswith
WH with a an amazement th that i prevented r v nte b her r from om movIng movInga
a n limb nb or or uttering a sound sound1hat soundWhat
What 1hat in the world could have happ happened ned to toJules toJulesThen Jules JulesTh
Th Then she received the greatest shC k of her life lileFrom lifeFrom
From out the door of the bakeroom came a gin gingerbread gingerbread
gerbread man so fresh from the OV ovei h that the odor odorof odorof
of h hot gingerbread surroun surrounded ed him Hk like a do cloud ad He Helooked Helooked
looked neither to ri right ht or left but but picked Monsieurs Monsieurstall
tall silk hat from off a peg and placed it carelessl carelesslupon carelessly carelesslyupon
upon his own head Next he caught u uF a large arge cand candcane candy candycane
cane from a snowc snowcase se stepped over th prostratc boc1 boc1o bode bodeof
o of the baker and so let th the s shop i p clr fginE the front frontdoor rgn rgndoor
door behind him
He looked neither to right or r left leftMadame leftMadame
Madame saw him passIng the windows stepping steppingulbntt steppingsignh
ulbntt s brisklY and swinging the cane il his left handThcn hand handThen
Then the good lady In1tat imitated dher her busbands ex examPle example
amPle She gave Shrill scream threw thr w up her hande handeand h n nand
and tl1Jnhlad OYeJjuncnnscioU3 aver umconactous

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