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VOL.6. KENNA, CHAVES COUNTY, NEW MEXICO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1913. NO. 48. L GIG REASON An Instance Where Logical Man Gave the Impression of Being in Earnest. By CLAUDINE 8ISSON. "In cms war la declared, what la the logical conclusion T" asked tbe professor of his class. , "That, some one Is going to get hurt," was the reply. "And In case of an earthquake?" "That buildings will be shaken down." . "And In case of love?" "That matrimony will follow." " "And In oaBe of pinching the tiger's tall at the i oo?" "You get the bounce." "Correct, gentlemen. Always reason from loglo aud you will always be right." Mr. Fred Clinton, a young man of Z4, had been using logic for many months when he set out to walk across the country, a distance of 80 miles, for a visit to his old aunt. He found nothing to reason about . until within four miles of his Journey's end. Then, as be was passing a farm' nouse of the better class, he saw . something that halted him. A young girl was on the roof of the tool-house mending a leak. . Her back was to wards him, but he saw that she had three or four shingles and a hammer , and nails. There might have been men-folks working In the field, but they were not In sight There might have been a mother In the house, but If so .she gave no sign. "Now, then, here Is logic, and here are conclusions," said the wayfarer as ha sat down to watch and wait "A girl on the roof with shingles, hammer and nails means that the roof leaks. It also means that she Is taking a rink, , "If she pounds her thumb, which she is almost sure to do, she will yell out Darn It!' and roll off the roof. "If her foot slips she will clutch and claw and scream, but go down just the same. "No girl will climb up on the roof of a shed If she knows there's a man around. If she sees one after she . gets' up there she Is startled and In her baste to get down slips, sljdes, and comes down ker-plunk. "Any way you fix It. the loeical eon' elusion la thaP there Is pure to be a fall here. Now, then, the girl la perched about 14 feet from the ground, and the ground is hard. There are nine chances In ten that she breaks a bone. At any rate, she will get a hard Jar. She will need some one to hold the camphor to her nose and call some one from tho field. It may be necessary to. telephone or send for a doctor. ' "I am at hand. I am the It It's for me 'to do and dare. I don't save her life, but she thinks I do,' so it's all the same. When a girl thtnlp she owes her lire to a young man what does she do? The logical conclusion Is admiration, gratitude. love. "And when a young man has been called upon to save the life of staving loosing girl tbe same emo tions are aroused and the same con elusions must prevail. If I go on and she does not see me I won't be at hand when she falls; if I remain I add to her risk. There Is no loglo here, and there are no conclusions to be ' drawn. It Is a case of even up, and I shall stay." Five minutes after the young man had finished his soliloquy the girl changed her position to get at her work the better, and there was scream and she went sliding. Her fingers dragged over the dry shin gles, and when tbe edge was reached she took a drop. "Conclusion the first Is all right!" said Mr. Clinton as he started on the run to the rescue."I must tickle the professor by writing him a letter." Telephone Three Miles In Air. . A telephone exchange three miles la the air. This station, said to be tbe highest In the world, la In the meteorological observatory on the top of Mont Rosa In the Pennine Alps, 15,450 feet above sea level. At this elevation enow Is always found, and advantage is taken of the high insulation given by dry snow, the wires In the last section, at the peak, being simply laid on the snow covered ground. To prevent breakage by (lacier mvemeDta the lint 1m carried He found Miss Amy Logan In a huddle on the ground and insensible. The fall had dislocated her shoulder. Mr. Clinton dashed Into the house by the kitchen door and shouted. No one at home. He ran through three rooms and came to the camphor bot tle. It la among the equipment of every farmhouse In the land. He re turned to the girl and held It to her nose and then sprinkled her face with It By and by she opened her eyes and looked at him wonderingly. "Hurt?" he asked. "Shoulder." "I was In the road when you fell. Are you all alone here?" "Tee." "Telephone In the house?" "Tea." "I don't know beans about first aid. but something must be done. I think you have a broken arm and I shall telephone the doctor." - "Doctor Arnold three rings. In five mlnutea Mr. Clinton 'was back again to say: "Now we must get you Into the house and onto the lounge I saw In the sitting room. Careful, now. Put your arm well around me and walk alow. But I don't know you!" protested the girl as she hung back. "That's logical. Since I Uve miles away and never passed this place be fore It follow that you dont know my name la Clinton. Keep innanng the camphor and brace up against any falntness. Here we are, and now let me set you a drink of water, la It the arm or the shoulder?" "Shoulder." "It'a dislocated, but that's, a heap better than a broken arm. ' There a a house a quarter of a - mile back. Let me run there while waiting for the doctor and fetch a woman." "If you would he so kind, . but don't quite understand yet" Oh. you will later on. I've got it all figured out It's a case of loglo The young man returned, accom panied by a farmers wife. Just as the doctor drove up. "What'a up?" asked the M. D. "Girl got a dislocated shoulder.' "Who telephoned?" "I did." "What did you want to swear for?" "Logic. The man who aweara over the telephone wire gives the Impres sion to the receiver that he is very much In earnest, and that he'd better do eome hiking." Mr. Clinton sat on the veranda while the doctor and the woman car ed for the patient By and by the girl's thanks were sent to him, and he waa asked to call In a week a time, If he could make It convenient, and he went away whistling and not even posted as to the girl's name. "But odds Is the difference," he said to himself. "It may be Jonea or Brown or Baker now, but It's sure to be Clinton after a while." When the aunt waa told the ad venture she replied: "Why, that's the Logan girl!" "But why the exclamation?" "Because they are the nabobs ot the country." v "Well?" ' "And she turned down several of fers of marriage." "Well, again?" ' - "And you are no nabob. Don't be foolish, Fred, and fall in love." "I'm not a nabob, but I'm a logi cian, and the logical conclusion Is that I shall marry .her. Can't beat loglo, Aunty." He managed to bear from aome one every day as to Miss Logan's Im provement, and when he was told that with her arm In a sling ahe was walking about the housu and grounds, he drove over to pay h's call. When he had been received In a very friendly spirit and Identified himself Miss Logan said: "Did you tell me that you were passing by as I fell?" "Not exactly passing by, but sit ting down and waiting for the logical conclusions." "And they came?" "They did.' The girl who mounts a roof to make repairs will not escape a fall one time In fifty." through rings on the telephone poles. The poles are short and are taken down at the end of every summer sea son and replaced at the beginning ot the following summer. v Speed of a Rabbit A rabbit can travel at tbe rate of fifty-five miles an hour. This was proved here, when one of the little ani mals made that rate A speed for half a mile in front of the motorcycle of County Traffic Officer Eml'.e Agras, who waa chasing a apeader. . As Agras "How silly ot me to get up there? The roof leaked, but the Idea of re pairing It was a sudden freak. Did your loglo tell you what to do after fell? I've been thinking It over. and I wonder that you got along so well." 'I knew there wonld be logical conclusions," laughed the young man. "Oh, I'm very, very thankful." "That's one conclusion." "And grateful." "That's number two." "And and I really admire the calm way you managed things." "That'a number three." "But bat la there any more?" He said there was, but he would de lay the telling of It until aome other time. Several montha later he said, "It'a only logical that I want you for a wife." 'Then you must look out for conse quences!" she laughed as ahe gave him her hand. "Loglo and Its consequences maka happiness!" said the professor when he had read tbe letter. (Copyright, 1911. by the McClure News paper Syndicate.) NOTHING NEW IN THE WORLD What Are Called Present-Day Evils Really Date Back to Beginning of Time. It la not only In modern daya that the cry haa been raised against 1m pure foods or that the makers of food stuffs have attempted to adulterate their products by the Injection of un wholesome materials Into their arti cles. Far back In the daya when Rome swayed the world many of the so- called present day evils were preva lent Divorcee were more common then than they are today; at one time, In fact, divorcee became ao ordinary an occurrence that a woman who had not been divorced at least once was pointed out aa a curiosity. And the adulteration of foods waa another everyday matter. In the writings of that day can be found accounts of the evils, and Pliny tells of the. manner In which the ba kers In Rome mixed the dough of their bread with a white earth, which was exceedingly soft when touched and very sweet to the taste. In thla man ner they were able to put out a food stuff that waa fine In appearance and had weight, and yet It cost them little or nothing In the making and had prac tically no food value. Wines were another product which were ad alt era ted to an amazing ex tent. Even the wealthiest among the Roman nobles could not be at all sure that the expensive wines they bought were made of pure grape. Even the wlnea that were Imported from the colony of Oaul, now France, and which were considered to be the finest In the world, were artificially colored by aloes and other drugs. Deceptive weignta ana raise meas ures were used continually, and al most all the modern tricks of the trade were practiced. It can truly be said of this, as of all other things, that there la nothing new under the sun. Jerrold'a Quick Wtt ' Douglaa JerroId was one of the best known Victorian wits -one of the men who said instanter the things which others think of an hour later. In the book produced' by hla grandson are some speclments of tbe quick wit ot other times. . At a club supper, when sheep' heads had provided the chief dish, one enthusiast exclaimed: "Well, sheep's' heads for ever, aay II" "There's egotism!" quietly remark' ed Jerrold. Dining with a friend, he was asked how he liked the port "Not much," he replied. "Not much!" echoed the host "Why, my dear fellow, It's Hedgea and But- ler'a best." "Possibly." said Jerrold; "hut to my taste it partakes more of tbe hedges than the butler." overhauled the automobile he crowded on a little more speed and this put the rabbit out ot the race. As the scared animal turned out of the road he lost his balance and turned turtle, rolling up against a fence. San Jose corres pondence San Francisco Chronicle. Willie Wist. Sunday School Teacher And what should we do after breaktug a com mandment, Willie? Willie Muzzle de papers and hire a good lawyer. Lilt UNDER CRUST FOR TWO PIES Mlxturo That Adds to Savor of Dell- clous Confection Worth all the Trouble It Involves. Mix one-fourth teaspoon each of salt and baking powder with one cup of alfted pastry flour. Measure one heap ed tablespoon each of butter and lard, and if tbey are soft spread them out on a plate and chill them. Then chop hem Into the flour until well mixed. Wet with' cold water to a Btiff dough that may be all taken up clean from the bowl. Toss out on a floured board and pat It down until half an Inch thick and a long, narrow ehape. Dredge It with flour and roll It over Into a thick roll. Divide In the mid dle, turn each piece over and pat It out flat, and If the paste sticks and is soft, lay It away In a cold place till firm and hard. Then roll out gently, keeping the shape round and even, and roll It a trifle larger than the plate, for aa you lift the paste it win shrink slightly, tnd It Is better to push It back toward the center of the plate if too large tian to stretch It to the edge if too smiill. Lift the edge and press the paste down In the cen-' ter that there may be no bubbles of air underneath. If you have the knack of keeping the paste round as yo roll It there will be no edges to be trim med on and no waste. Use tin or granite plates and merely dust them with flour, greasing Is unnecessary. Remove the pies to earthen plates when baked. This paste will make a very tender upper crust, good enough for every day pies, but for Thaaksglvlng we use puff paste. SOME IDEAS ABOUT COOKERY Improving the Flavor of Fish Cream for Baked Beans Preparation of Delicious Rice Omelet When fish of unpronounced flavor Is to be boiled It Is Improved by the ad dition of vinegar to the water. If the fish is Inclined to be tasteless half a pint of vinegar to an ordinary kettle ot water will not be too much. An old New England housekeeper haa a cupful of rich, hot cream ready to stir Into the baked beans when they come from the oven and before they go to the table. Creamed toast in one family 'a pre pared In thla way: The bread Is toast ed and kept hot In a corered d'sh. Then a white sauce Is made In tbe usual proportion of a cupful of rich milk or cream to a tablespoonful each of butter, and flour, with salt to sea son. At the last, when the sauce Is thick, two tableepoonfuls of grated cheese are stirred in, a teaspoonful of Worcestershire sauce and a dash of paprika. It is poured over the toast. ' To prepare a rice omelet as one cook does It, make a white sauce with a cftpful of milk and two level table spoonfuls each of cornstarch and but ter. Stir In three well beaten yolks and a cupful ot hot boiled rice Fold in - the stiffly beaten whites of tbe three eggs, season with paprika and a trace of nutmeg, and cook In the regu lar omelet pan. - Serve with red cur rant Jelly. Stuffed Fresh Shoulder. Stuffed fresh shoulder is quite a nice dish. Have the shoulder boned and stuff as you would turkey. Save all the small pieces that will not sllee up good. Run through meat chopper, add two potatoes, one-half cup bread crumbs and a little gravy if you have some left and salt and pepper. Make into little cakes, dip In bread crumbs, then In beaten eggs, then in bread crumbs again, and fry brown in deep fat , Mock Mince Pie. One cup each of sugar, molasses, water and cracker crumbs rolled fine, one-third cup butter or lard, one-quarter cup vinegar, pinch salt, two eggs, one teaspoon mixed spice. Bake with two crusts. Make two plea. Salad Dressing. Four teaspoonfuls of sugar, one tea poonful of mustard, one-half tea poonful of salt, two eggs, one-half up of melted butter, one-half cup of inegar, one cup of milk. Mix the augar, salt and custard together in a wwl, add eggs well beaten, then set Kwl over steam ot kettle, and add nelted butter slowly. When it thick tns add vinegar very slowly, then when It is as thick as cream add milk slowly, stirring all tbe time. Cook un til as thick aa heavy cream. Let cool. U will thicken more after It cools- IN PLACE OF TURKEY 80ME SUBSTITUTES THAT WILL BE FOUND EFFECTIVE, ( Chicken Pie Properly Made Is a Cel. 1 Icacy That All Will Appreciate J. To Prepare and Stuff Roast (i Ducks. " Chicken Pie. Dress, clean and cut up as many chickens an needed. Put a kettle on range with three pints of ' water; as soon as water reaches the boiling point add chicken, a few pieces at a time, otherwise the boiling will be stopped, and the water thus cooled will draw out so much of the flavor that the chicken will become tasteless. When all Is added, cover and cook slowly until meat Is tender, adding one-half tablespoonful of salt dur ing the last half hour of the cook ing. Remove chicken and discard skin and hone of the larger bones. Strain stock, skim off fat and- then cook un til reduced to four cupfuls. Thicken with one-fourth of a cupful of butter mixed with one-third of a cupful of flour. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange chicken in serving dUh, strain over gravy, let stand over night and reheat for serving. Make a decorated cover of a rich pie crust It Is much better to bake the paste separately and reheat before covering the pie. If you decide to cook turkey, king ot the Christmas dinner, he should be ordered some days before he In want ed. Call upon your butcher In per son and give him your order, telling him how large a bird you want and in sisting that he be. the best of hla kind. No cold storage fowl for this in caslon, but one that Is healthy, fat and Arm, yet tender, with fair flesh and smooth, dark legs and a breast bone that yields slightly when pressed by a light finger. Roast Ducks. Clean and stuff and truss a pair of ducks, place on a rack In a dripping pan, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and cover breast Of each bird with two thin slices of fat salt pork. If wild ducks are nsed. bake twenty to thirty mtnutei; in a very hot oven, basting every Ave mlnutea with fat In pan. If doraestlo ducks are preferred, reduce the heat and bake one and one-fourth hours. Gar nish with water cress. Stuffing for Wild Duck. This stuf fing is not eaten; it Is simply added to Impart flavor, and couslsta of thres small onions put Into body of each bird or apples pared, cored and cut In quarters and removed before serving. Stuffed Cabbage and Pork. Take a small, firm white cabbage, clean and wash In between the leaves without breaking apart put In water and boll for 15 minutes. Take out and very carefully turn hack the leaves and curl under until the center la open. Then very carefully put in a stuffing of raw, chopped pork (fresh pork). Lay in a little, then lay leaves back, then a little more, then turn back more leaves and season, until cabbage Is all filled. Then carefully put the cabbage back Into the cloth It was first boiled In, bring corners together and fasten securely. Put back Into uolltng water and boll again for 50 minutes or an hour. Then re move carefully from cloth, pour over It a rich cream or egg sauce and serve hat. Also nice cold. Veal can be used In place of pork. ' Veal Croquettes. . Put two cups finely chopped veal In a saucepan, add two tablespoons ol fine bread crumbs, one teaspoon ol butter, the beaten yolks of two raw eggs, one taaspoon of onion Juice, one half teaspoon of salt, one saltspoon paprika and a speck of mace. Stir the mixture over the fire until thoroughly heated, then Bet aside to cool. Shape Into crouuetteB, dip In beaten egg, roll In fine crumbs, let stand one or more hours and fry until well browned. Serve with tomato sauce. Curtain Hints. When "doing up" lace curtains fold them lengthways and starch the edges only. In this way an economy In starch Is effected, the curtains look better and they do not so quickly wear Into holes as when starched all over. When buying window shades get an pxtra set of catches. Put one set at the UBual place, the other about a foot lower. In cold weather hang the shades on the lower catches and leave tbe window down from the top. .This rives perfect ventilation and prevents tbe shade from blowing about