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* m * m .r»t,ons pertaining to the household win be gladly answered in * * th » department, and contribution* by practical women are espec* m * ia'.iy de*ircd. Address all communication* to Household Editor. * * Southern Farm Gazette, *tark*ille, Mi*s. • IS ^...0141,11144411.. Culinary Wrinkles Sausage t* more digestible when served with apple sauce or baked potatoes. A spoonful of stewed toma toes, strained, improves the gra vy of roasted and fried meats. Hub through a sieve one cup of tomato, add three well beaten eggs, a handful of broken crack ers. a tablespoonful of milk, and two tablespoonsful of melted butter. Scramble and serve on hot toast. If tongue is skinned immedi ately after boiling and while yet hot is coded m a bowl just large enough to hold it and a weighted plate is put on it. it can be sliced around, instead of across, thus making fancier shaped slices. Hake nice large potatoes and when done cut off a piece from one end, scoop out the inside, and to every three potatoes add a sprinkle of salt and pepper, butter, a spoonful of milk and the white of an egg beaten stiff. Heat the mixture well,* refill the skins and return to the oven for f.ve minutes, then serve imme diately. Little Helps ■ l'»e warm water for sprmk-j Img starched clothes. They will | be stiller. An application of bak-ng soda to cold sores will usually prove efficacious. « A piece of charcoal put into the pot with boiling unions will absorb much of the odor. Pastry that is mixed with * water requires a hotter oven than that mixed with milk. I I If silver is washed m water to which a iittle milk has been add ed it w !l help to keep it bright. If alum is added to the paste used in covering boxes with pa per or muslin, moths and mice Will avoid them. To clean the cotTec pot, till it with water, put in a pinch of borax and a shaving of white soap. Set on the stove and boil for half an hour. The coffeepot will be as bright as new, and should receive this treatment frequently. When tins, frying pans or ket tles arc hard to wash where food has burned on, put the dish on the stove filled with cold water and half a teaspoonful of baking soda. Let it boil and your dish 1 wiil wash easily and ali odor be removed, even the odor of fish or onions. | • | ..0^rn m • + • • Brown Betty Tbc following receipt is given by request and is one of the best of its kind Spread the bottom of an earthen pudding dish with a layer of quartered apples dot* | ted with bits of butter and sea : sened with nutmeg. Then cov*. j er with a layer of bread crumbs , soaked in milk. Do not use too; much milk, as tbc tartness ot the apples and tbc swretniss of; l the milk do not combine well, j but the crumbs should be tbor*; ougblv moistened to prevent their becoming too dry in bak* mg. Bread freshly grated from a stale loaf is excellent for this purpose. Sprinkle the top with nutmeg, a little sugar and large bits of butter. Bike until the apples arc done and the top a rich brown. Serve with thick sweetened cream. Dried Bean Soup 1 pint dried bean*; * quart* of j boiling water; 1 large onion.: minced fine; 4 table*poou»ful of j dripping*, or butter which give* abetter flavor; 3 table»poon*f ul '< flour; 1 tablc*poonful minced celery, or a few dried celery leave*. \i tea*poonful pepper; 2 tea»poon*ful *alt. \Va*h the beanaand *oak them over night in cold water. In the morning pour ctT the water and put them in the soup pot with ' quarts of rold water. Place on the tire and when the water comes to the boiling point drain it off and throw it away. Add four quarts of freshly boiling water to the beans and place the soup pot where the contents will simmer for four hours. Add celery the last hour of cooking. Ccok the onion and drippings slowly in a stew pan for half an hour. Drain the water from the beans ' save this water) and put them in the stewpan with the onion and drippings. Then add the tl jur and cook half and hour, stirring often. At the end ol this time mash fine and gradual ly add the water in which the beans were boiled until the soup is like thick cream. Then rub through a sieve and return to the fire; add the salt and pepper and cook twenty minutes or more. Any kind of beans may be used for this soup; litnas give the most delicate soup, but large or small white beans are very sat isfactory acd usually less expen sive. In cold weather the quan tities of beans and flavorings given may be doubled, but only • ix quarts of water should be used. The thick soup can be kept in a cold place and a por tion boiled up as required and thinned with mcatstockor m?lk This is a very satisfactory soup for the cold days of winter. Pecan Sandwiches Chop tine one-half cup pecan nuts, one-half cup seeded rasins. one apple, add juice of half a lemon and one spoonful of su gar. Mix thoroughly and spread thinly between thin slices of buttered bread Kaffir Corn Stood t'p Mrs. C\ 8. K*«-rt». kidgrland, Mut. We planted a small patch of Kaffir corn a* an experiment, for we knew it to be excellent feed for chicken*. It ha* done splendidly, and did not blow over in the least during the hard storm although all our corn went flat. We notice a little mould or perhaps mildew in some of the bead*. I>o not know wheter it is the effects of the continued rain* or not. I think we will Krow it extensively next year for poultry. SEED OF 18 Cent Cotton Pure hybrid long staple. Big ; yields, staple sold up to 18 cents, 7 more than other cottons saxe date. Seed in fine condition. a bushel in less than 10 | bushel lots, $1.50 in larger lots. Only 200 bushel for sale. The following bill of one shipment shows what I did and what others can do with my seed: Sale No. 5ft. DILLARD ,v COFFIN CO. Cotton Factors, V>8 Front St., Memphis. Tenn. Sales of * Hales Cotton by Dillard Jk Cofh n Co. For account of A. W. Halbert Sold to Mass * Kcccirct! 1*1-2 N>ld 10 3 3 <77 4 510 5 ss: h 4*r 20>> i*c 48 CHANGKS Freight and charge* f* 0*1 Storage 2.00 Fire insurance 1 W Commission* 2 S per cent on sale '<* 1<» Net proceeds $545.84 Dillard A Coffin Co. Per 7. Memphis, Tenn., Oct 13, l‘*0f>. Man Wanted experienced in dairying and truck farming. Must be a bustler. 1 Good waives to riirbt man. B.R H AMI.IN, West Point. Miss. Paean Traas Far Sala A small lot one year old grown from choice nuts weigh | ing 40 to the pound. C. K. Gay, S tar kv tile, Miss. Jacks and Jannats Spanish Jack, and Jennet*. ] Young and of first-class breed ing C. C. Ht’SSKY . breeder, Plantersville, Miss. Grade Jerseys 'C ! »cy«, all from n<**\ cow* anti Rijod »iir. All solid color*. 1 *•» to 2 year* ; old. <»uikI *\tc and condition. All txf ! ltcvct! to be in calf. S2S each f. o. b. ; Personal inspect ion invited. ' Kt>wt> Uontcovehy, Starkvllle. Miss. Poland China Pigs saaag w 1* •***•** i n i» both »U* .|uali«y. incittiJtnt; <>n«- itt««*r by th* S \v..f Ut . chamiiHu. Me*itl«T. out at Miw* Mii.t by Ci*rm:t«r. tb-r rvt»0 boar. S|w» Ut pricr* >u January and March boar*, a „,.i.»rv and >ati«iact*j«t tfuaranter.l. H. O. aVK.ST. MlMM-sacs*;. Tw*. Please mention the Gaikttk hen writing to advertisers.