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STADIUM FOR OLYMPIC GAMES AT STOCKHOLM
THE Immense stadium for the Olympia games, which are to be held In Stockholm, Sweden, this summer, la now practically completed. The photograph shows a portion o1 the grand stand built to accommodate the tremendous crowds that are expected. SHIRKS ARMY DUTY German Crown Prince Not En thusiastic About War. Kaiser's Heir Is Attacked by the Press—ls Colonel of Famous Regi ment—Nearly Always Absent from Military Service. Berlin, Oermany.—Tbe article at tacking tbe crown prince for neglect of military duties, wblcb Is attract ing great attention, being reproduced In many leading newspapers, ap peared originally In Der Tuermer, a montbly review, according to a Ber lin dispatch. It wag written by Herr jQuenther von Vlebrogge, a retired of ficer. Tbe article observes that up to tbe time when tbe kaiser appointed bis belr to tbe colonelcy of tbe lamous Death’s Head hussars at Danzig last September the crown prince bad never done any military service worth men tioning. It was boped that tbe com mand would at last till tbe prince. In whose veins the blood of so many war ilors flowed, wltb genuine enthusiasm for tbe profession of arms. "Up to the present, however," con tinues tbe article, “the bopes aroused by the transfer to Danzig have re mained unfulfilled. The crown prince Is absent far too much on leave. In deed, one might ask when be is at tbe bead of bis regiment at all. "Immediately alter his appointment the august young gentleman went traveling for four weeks, principally to bunt. Soon after bis return we saw him in Berlin; sometimes In the relchstag, where he attended the Mo rocco debates; sometimes at tbe fly ing grounds. "At the beginning of December be spent a week In Silesia hunting, and at tbe end of December and the begin ning or January be was In Berlin again. "Between tbe last named leaves be was prostrated by tllneßS, which not only confined him to bis room, but to bed over the Christmas holidays. Tbe Illness could not have been very Boys Find Eighty Diamonds Costly Gems Had Been Bwept Out With the Rubbish When Jewelry Store Was Cleaned. Philadelphia—The discovery of dia monds io an ash barrel In front of Charles Kranlch’s Jewelry Btore. 2466 Kensington avenue, raised a disturb ance that suggested the Beene of a ••lucky strike" In the gold fields of Alaska. Mrs Kranlch saw a number of boys Struggling around the barrel, each en deavoring to dig bis hands Into the contents These were Joined present ly by a dozen men, who also entered the strange scramble. Alarmed, Mrs. Kranlch called her daughter, Mrs. Uoyu Brooks, and her slster-ln-law. Miss Bessie Kranlch, who learned that the men and boys were digging for gems In the ash barrel. Mrs. Kranlch went into the street, and on looking closer discovered that the boys bad found diamonds that her husband bad procured for his Christ mas stock. grave, otherwise the Berlin newspa pers would not so soon have been able to report that he was dedicating hlm selt to winter sports In the Tlergar ten. “At the end ot January the crown prince again came to Berlin to par ticipate In the court festivities and those connected with the kaiser's birthday and christening of his own son. When these were over he be took himself to Switzerland, where in company with his gracious consort be threw himself Into the Joys of the sleigh and ski with his accustomed zeal. “That he remained In Switzerland longer than he Intended Is due to the Injury he received at' Ice hockey. “On March 6 the Danzig Hussars saw their commander again and were at last able to give the winter ball, wblcb they had postponed on account of the crown prince’s many prolonged absences." Man Records His Robberies Thief Arrested After Bchool Girl Had Trailed Him—Left Odd Book In Looted Home. New York.—Marie Robn, 14, after attending Normal school, returned to her home on the fifth floor of 440 East lß6th street. She was climbing the stalrß when a man dashed past her, almost knocking her down, and fled to the Btreet. The girl found that the door of her home had been Jimmied and the place robbed. She ran to the street, caught sight of the man half a block away and trailed him along Elton avenue to 150th street There she saw Policeman Frazier and told him her story. The policeman grabbed the man and took him to the Morrlslana police station. He said he was George Hurke, but refused to give his ad dress. According to the police he ad mitted robbing the Rohns, after sev eral pieces of Jewelry found In his Boon afterward the boys went Into the Btoro and asked Mrs. Kranlch whether the crystals were valuable. She shrewdly replied that they were only cheap stones, but If they cared to go to the trouble of looking for more she would pay them a moderate reward for each one. The ruse was effective. One by one boys went to her and returned the stones, some of them not asking anything In return Meanwhile the Eighteenth district police heard of the unusual occur rence, and Lieutenant Keith dis patched six policemen In civilian's clothes to endeavor to recover the diamonds. The result of this was that before night fifty-four of the missing stones had been found and re turned to their owner; about twenty were still missing. When Mr. Kranlch learned of the Incident be said that he and two young men were gathering up rubbish In the store In the morning, and It was Into this that the diamonds most TRAVELS FAR FOR HIS BRIDE Nina Thousand Milas Somewhat of a Journey, but Not Too Long for Norton Johnson. Los Angeles.—Coming 9,000 miles to claim his bride, Norton Jobnson ar rived In Los Angeles. He reacbed San Francisco on the steamer Tahiti from New Zealand, and was met by his Bancee, Miss Helen Wells, and her father, Arthur O. Wells, general manager of the Santa Fe, who bad Journeyed north In their private car for that purpose. Mr. Johnson, wbo Is a geological ex pert, Is general superintendent of the Consolidated QoldUelds of New Zea land, and after the wedding cere mony took his bride for a wedding trip through the east, and will sail the first of May for their future home In New Zealand. Mr. Johnson Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Johnson of Binghamton, 14 Y. Miss Wells was graduated from the Marlborough and afterward attended Wells college. pockets were Identified by Marie as belonging to her family. In his hurry to leave the Rohn house the burglar left a small memo randum book behind. On the outside was written Burke’s name. It had an alphabetical index and on several pages were found names of persons whose homes have recently been robbed, so' the police said. The book also contained a list of valuables tak en from each place and tbe names of pawnbrokers who bad bought or loan ed money on tbe articles. Woman Refuses Pardon, Valley City, N. D.—Preferring Jail to freedom through the payment of a fine by friends, Mrs. Laura M. Allen of this city, author of "The Lost Art.” a book on suffrage, for the unlicensed sale of which on the streets she was arrested, says she will serve her sen tence of a week in jail. She refused a pardon. have accidentally dropped. Shortly before cleaning the store, he said, he had taken from his Bafe a leather case containing a number of diamonds, which be said, he either examined or else Bhowed to a customer. Tbe s'.ones were sorted, those of each kind being wrapped separately In tis sue paper. Thus the diamonds were probably not noticeable and dropped Into the rubbish that was being swept from the store and later dumped Into the ash barrel. Prodigy at Eight. London—Barely eight years old, a boy named Solomon, son of a poor East end tailor, made bis public de but In the Albert hall before an Im mense audience and proved himself a wonderful pianist. It was only a few weeks ago that the boy was discovered, and bo bad never played on a grand piano before So marvelous Is his talent that ■ few days ago he played privately be fore the king and queen at Bucking ham palace. RECIPES WORTH TRYING APPETIZING DISHES THAT Af\E EASY TO MAKE. Leftover Vegetable* Can Be Utilised In Ruealan Salad—Bread Crumb* ae Foundation for Orange Pud ding—Apricot Brown Betty. Ruealan Salad.—No "leftover" vege table* need ever be wasted, as those not suited to the soup kettle may be utilized in a Russian salad. Chop and cut the vegetables and mix lightly. Add two or three table-spoonfuls of chopped nuts If you have them, or a few spoonfuls of chopped bacon or minced fish. Serve on lettuce leaves, with French dressing. String beans go well with beets, potatoes, carrots and even turnips. Green peas and cauliflower seem complementary, and a little bit of celery or a few olives go well with everything. Orange Pudding.—This Is made with bread crumbs as a foundation. Put a good quarter of a cupful of dried bread crumbs Into a dish with two cupfuls of scalded milk, and stand one side to cool. Beat the yolks of two eggs to a foam with bait a cupful of sugar, and add to the soaked crumbs together with a tablespoonful of melt ed butter, the Juice of one large orange and half the thin yellow rind grated. Butter a pudding dish, turn in the mixture, place in a dripping pan of boiling water, and bake until Arm. Cover with the whites of the eggs beaten to a meringue, with two table spoonfuls of sugar and a flavoring of orange, brown slightly and serve cold or hot This may be varied by bak ing in individual molds or cups like custard. Apricot Brown Betty.—An apricot Brown Betty is one of the delicious plain "stand-by” desserts for this sea son of between fruits. Canned apri cots may be used, but the evaporated are cheaper and hold the natural fla vor of the fruit far better. Soak as many as are needed in cold water twelve hours, then simmer gently In the same water until tender, but not broken. Butter a deep pudding dish, and put a layer of the fruit on the bottom. Sprinkle with sugar, then a layer of dried bread crumbs dotted with butter and cinnamon. Proceed in this way until the dish is full, hav ing the buttered crumbs on top. Cov er and bake slowly for three-quarters of an hour, then remove the cover and brown. Serve with cream. Chopped almonds and raisins mixed with apri cots make a pleasing change on occa sions. Here and There. A kitchen bouquet for flavoring soups can easily be made. Take a few sprigs of parsley and wrap them around peppercorns, whole cloves, a oay leaf and other herbs that are at hand. Tie up tightly. This can be removed from the soup without trou ble. Some cooks always add a little po tato to the mashed turnips, while oth ers dredge In a little flour before sea soning. When the turnips are large they will have a mqre delicate flavor if the water is changed at least once during the boiling. Do not throw away vinegar In which home-made cucumber pickles have been preserved. Keep It and use It in salad dressing Instead of the ordi nary vinegar. The odor is delicious. 8tuffed Celery. Select tender and fair sized stalks so curved that the stuffing is possible. Add and stir Roquefort cheese to a cream, putting through a ricer, if nec essary. Add thick cream until a paste is made. Fill the hollows of the cel ery and put the mixture In the Icebox to chill. Serve with the salad or as salad, with French dressing, when de sired. When served as a relish it Is Berved without dressing. A Delicious Wafer. A chocolate drop Is placed on a thlu cracker. Then it is set in the oven. When the candy is melted so it runs And the cracker Is crisp and brown You have a perfect wafer to Berve with afternoon tea. Plain (Jake. One cup sugar, two eggs, nine table spoons of melted shortening, one cup of milk, 1% cups flour, two teaspoons baking powder, one teaspoon vanilla. Japanese Couple Elope. An elopement which caused some excitement In San Jose, Cal., not long since, was that of a charming Japan ese girl, who, as a child, was brought from her native land by a wealthy resident of San Jose and edcated at Bryn Mawr. Owing to the fact that her guardian left no will the young lady was left penniless upon his de cease a few years ago. The man with whom she eloped Is a prominent fel low-countryman of her own. with busi ness interests in Ban Francisco. g 20 Pretty Rooms in this ~ FREE BOOK —don’t you want to see them? Peep into other people'i new home* and set the Uteit idea* for youreeoe decorating. 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A young lady of ten was discussing her future with her mother. "Tea, mommle,” she said, “I shall get married and I shall have four chil dren.” "That will be nice!” commented the mother. "No!” continued the young lady after a minute or two of deep thought. "Maybe I won’t have four children. I might marry a bachelor! ’V-Saturday Evening Post. Where the Leak Was. Boarder (excitedly)—There’s a ru mor afloat —” Mistress 1 —Jennie, turn off the water In room 4! —Judge. When the nervous man reaches the top, he Is apt to look around for the fire escapes. What’s the Use of Cooking When you don’t have to? Post Toasties are skillfully and fully cooked at the factory—ready to serve direct from package with cream and sugar if you like. These thin bits of toasted com (sold by grocers) are crisp, delicious, satisfying and convenient. “The Memory Linger*” Made by Poatnm Cereal Company, Ltd, Pure Food Factories Battle Creak, Mich.