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DAINTIES FOR TABLE RECIPES OF VALUE, EOTH NEW AND OLD. szrSAxx" CX?s COPYRIGHT W. APAITBR-ON 1 ISITOIIS to the Naval academy frequently write letters to the authorities in Washington asking why it is that the body of Admiral" John Paul Jones Is allowed to remain in an obscure corner under a stairway in one of the Naval academy halls. It is proposed eventually to provide a fitting resting place in the academy chapel for the remains of the great sailor, but one delay after another has como and the delay has not only caused comment, but complaint. When the remains of the admiral were brought to America there was a great commom meliorative service. Theodore Roosevelt, who was then president, members of his cabinet and officers of high, rank In the navy spoke in praise of. the deeds of the hero, but when the exercises were over forgetfulneas seemed to como where all had been attention. s John Paul Jones not only had a stirring, warlike life, but his life was touched with ro mance of a gentler kind. The British government thought enough of thl3 man to cause to be posted at every sea port in tho United Kingdom this placard: For the Capture of JOHN PAUL JONES. Commanding an Amer ican Ship, the Gov eminent will pay the sum of 10,000 Guineas. John Paul Jones was the first man to pluck h laurel wreath for tho American navy. Taking Into consideration the means at his command, his bxploita were more daring and fully as successful Us those which forty years later gave luster to the name of Bainbridge, Rogers, Porter and De catur. Of the deeds of John Paul Jones, though they are written down in the histories of four na tions, tho world seems to know comparatively Little today, while of the man, John Paul Jones, " immmmW.MIlMm M W made captain of the Providence. I tthcugb volumes of speculation have boon written, Itbo world knows almost nothing. From his youth jho seemed to prefer that everything touching his tinner self ehould bo shrouded, though he was (nothing loath to demand proper recognition for 'tho acts which hdl performed for hl3 country's good. There have never been lacking insinuations that the real reason for the admiral's reticence arose from his desire to hide certain things which had been said touching his parentage. It was commonly reported at tho time that John Paul 'Jones, though born to the family of John Paul, a .thrifty Scotch gardener at Arbigland on the Sol way Firth, was in reality the son of Lord Selkirk, ipon whoso eatfito Gardiner Paul delved. Care ful Inquiry has disproved the scandal. .Irnnlo JVIncduff, the mother of tho naval hero and the wife of Gardener Paul, was a woman of charac ter, posst'syed in full measure of the homely do mestic virtues. . It must bo said here that the American ad miral added tho name Jones to his family namo of Paul at tho time when he first made applica tion for a commission In the American navy. Why the namo was added, though speculation has been 'rife for more than a century, no ono to ihls day knows. The boy Paul, the young?st of live sons, fwaa born in a little cottage standing in a glade near whfre tho Nlth comes flowing into the Sol jway. Wheu only twelve yeara of age he was apprenticed toa ship merchant at White Haven, a village here1 years afterward tho people fright ened their children into obedience by the men tion cf "the demon, Paul Jones." The future admiral's first voyage took him .to tho Rappahannock river of America. Twice or three times the trip was repeated, and finally, lowing to the death of his master, the apprentice jwas released from his engagement at tho age jof Bixtern. An elder brother had settled on the ;banks or tuc American river, ana wun mm me boy UveJ ami studied for some time. Ho again went to sea about tho time that ho attained his majority, sailing for Scotland as a for'mast hand In a. brig. On the voyage the captain and mate died, ond the crew placed Jones in command. On his arrival in Scotland the owners of the vessel gave him the berth of captain. On ft voyage outward bound from Scotland, Jones, as captain of the merchant brig, ordered that a mutinous carpen ter bo fiogged. A year afterward the man died, Jones enemies said as a result of the beating. Jones' friends said as the result of a long-fixed disease. Tho youthful captain succeeded in clearing his character in tho eyes of all unpreju diced persons, but tho treatment that ho re ceived while under sus picion, at tho hands of his former Scotch friends, so aroused hia indignation and anger that he quit Scotland' never to return except as an implacable enemy. Jones, or as he was then, John Paul, was next heard of living in penury, near Fredericks burg, this country. The Revolution came on. At the time of the battles at Lexington and Con cord the colonies did not havo a single vessel afloat. There was no material for a navy save Bomo good sailors. The future American admira walked to Philadelphia in tho autumn of 1.75 and appeared before the marlno committee appointed by congress to make some provisions for a navy, and when asked his namo he said "Jones, ana by that name history has since known him. ine committee would have paid little attention to his request fcr a commission had It net happened that one of Its members, Richard Henry Lee, knew something of the career of the supplicant sailor. He waa given a commission a3 first lieu-, tenant of the Alfred, a merchantman, which had been made over Into a man-of-war, and placed under the. command of Commodore Hopkins. To the masthead of this vessel Jones, with hia own hands, hoisted the first ensign ever shown on an American man-of-war. It wa3 the famed rattle snake flag, with the motto "Don't tread on me." Py a remarkable coincidence, como time later on tho Ranger Jon-es displayed at the peal: the first bit of Stars and Stripes bunting ever flung to tho breeze of an American man-of-war. A little later he had the honor of hearing fired in recognition of the fame flag the first salute which it ever received from a foreign nation, the roar of the guns carrying with it the acknowledgement by France of the independence of the United Colo nics. John Foul Jones physically waa not a heroic looking figure. He was only five feet tall and ci light weight, but In his fighting qualities his ounces counted like other men's pounds. His face was grave and thoughtful, and his eyes were as sharp as his cutlass. The fleet in which Jones nailed tinder Commodore Hopkins was a miser able affair, and llopklns was the weakest of com manderf. Jones succeeded In Inducing his supe rior to sail for Nassau, where under tho direction of the Junior officer a vast amount of Rrittsh Ktnres were seized. On tho way back to the United States the British frigato Glasgow was sighted, but it escaped the American fleet owing to the poor seamanship of Hopkins. A court of inquiry was hold, and it was determined that if Jones' suggestions had been carried out the Glas gow could have been captured or sunk. Hopkins felt disgraced rod became a bitter enemy of his subordinate. carrying twelve guns. He cruised about, capturing many merchant men, and finally when off Nova Sco tia he fell in with the Jdilford, a huge Rrltish frigate, which was dis guised aa a trading ship. 'Jones bore down on it until he was within pistol Ehot of the vessel. He then discovered his error, and by mag nificent seamanship succeeded in reaping without a scratch, although a single well-directed broadside would have sunk his ship. The Milford chased the Providence, but was quickly left astern. Tho Rritish ship kept firing at the Yankee long after it was out of range. In contempt and derision of this act of the British captain, and knowing that Jiis aetions were being watched through a glass. Jone3 ordered a single sailor to stand at the stem and shoot a musket at tho pursuer every time he tired his big bow chaser. After serious trouble with the Jealous Hop kins, ,Tone3 was finally given command of tho Ranger, eighteen guns. He took a number of prizes on 1 ho way, and finally put into a French port. At Pari?, ho met the American commission ers, Silas Dean, Benjamin Franklin and Arthur Lee, and they secured him an audience at the French court. By request he aided In planning tho operations of D'Estaing's fleet, which was shortly to leave for America. Tho heroic fighting career of Jones was Just about to begin, though with the fame that ho won in the next few months came the undying hatred of all the people of his native country, and there camo also tho loss of the only woman he ever loved, and whom he had hoped one day to make his wife. British privateers had ravaged tho American coast, had seized ' American merchan dise and had burned some American towns. Jones believed in making reprisals, and he spread terror and alarm along the Irish, Welsh and English coasts. He chose, however, as the place of direct at tack White Haven, where he had lived a3 a boy and a youth, .and tho masts of whoso shipping were in sight of his birthplace. He contemplated burning all the vessels at the place and looting the town. David Freeman, deserter from Jones' ship, spread the alarm among the Inhabitants of the town, and Walllngford, ono of Jones' lieu tenants, was slow In carrying out some of his in structions. As it was, however, the expatriated Scotsman succeeded In capturing one of the fort3 which guarded tho place, leading the land attack in person. With his own hand -he spiked every gun in the fortification, and then turned his atten tion to tho firing of the shipping. As ho was about to carry out this design a vast armed mul titude appeared. They had been led to the sceno by the deserter, David Freeman. Not to bo balked in a part of his design, Jones succeeded In boarding ono of the largest merchantmen in the Solway and applied the torch. Tho Ranger had no sooner put out from tho Solway than it ran acrors the British man-of-war Drake. The Drake was by far the heavier armed and manned, and a better cqulpred vessel than the Ranger. Jones, however, gave battle at onco, and after a bloody fight he took the British ves sel and hauled down its colors. He took his prize Into a French port. The French people were not accustomed to naval victories over the English, let alone to victories won by an inferior force, and the name of Jones at onco became the syno nym for heroism. After spreading terror once more along the coast of the British Isles, Jones returned to Amer ica to find tho war ended. Jones was essentially a sailor of fortune, and he went to St. Petersburg, where he was made an admiral in the Russian navy. On his way thither he stopped long enough In Denmark to fllrtiwith the princess royal, who fell violently In love with him. Thirty English ofBcers In the servico of Russia threatened to resign if the "pi rate" were commissioned. Catharine said: "You'll have to double your number to make tho loss equal to the gain." They stayed in tho serv ice. After winning honors in naval battles for Russia Admiral Jones went to Paris There he was alternately grave and gay. Ho could have married into the houses of any of tho nobility, but tho memory of a Scotch girl was in his heart and thcro it stayed to tho exclusion of all other loves until tho day of hU doath, Excellent Peach Cake That Is Guar anteed to Please Preparation of Sheep Kidneys Fried Bananas with Meat. For an excellent peach cake use rhis recipe, which never fails to give satisfactory results if carefully fol lowed: Half a dozen eggs, the weight of eggs in sugar, half their weight In, flour, grated rind of ono lemon, and two tablcspoonfuls of lemon Juic. Beat the egg yolks till they become pale yellow In color and thicken. Grad ually add the sugar and lemon Juice. Have the whites already beaten stiff and dry. Cut and fold one-half the quantity Into the mixture, and then cut and fold In crie-half tho flour the remaining white?, and finally ihe rest of the flour. Bake In two Ehallow pans. While the cake is baking peel some peaches and cut into sections from end to end. Sprinkle with lemon juice, which will prevent discolora tion. Cover one layer of the cake with the sliced fruit. Sprinklo lightly with sugar. Cover this with tho other layer, which must be right side up. Spread the top with the. icing, recipe for which follows, and decorate with sliced peaches. Icing Grate the thin rind of a lemon into a cup. Into thi3 sift through a wire sieve enough peach juice and pulp to fill the cup one-half. Flavor with a few drops of almond extract and the juice of half a lemon. Gradually beat in confectioner's sugar to make a smooth spreading paste. The amount of sugar required is about three-quarters of a pound. The sugar must be beaten in slowly, a little at a lime. . j Oranges can bo substituted for the peaches when desired, and these also make a delectable combination with the cake. Two sheep kidneys, yolk of an egg. lemon juice, seasoning. Skin and core the kidneys and cut in small pieces. Melt one ounce of butter In a stow pan, boll, then add pepper and salt. Stir briskly over tho fire for about five minutes or until the meat looks cooked. Then take the pan off tho fire, drop in the 3 oik of an egg and mix. Add a few drops of lemon juice. Have ready as many rounds of toast as there will be breakfasters. Butter these and spread the preparation on them, having all very hot. Fried bananas mnho. a tasty accom paniment to cold beef, mutton, or veal, and may be new to pome where fried apples are quite familiar. Slice them long and thin, mix lemon Juice and sugar, and marinade the slices in this for from fifteen minutes to half an hour. Drain, dip in flour. End brown in hot butter. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Sheep and lamb kidneys furnish a number of delicate morning viands. If perfectly fresh and gently cooked they are both delicious and digestible. Pudding for All Seasons. One pint milk, four eggs, two ounces large raisins, four tablespoons marmalade, a few slices stale cake, five lumps sugar and a littlo grated lemon rind. Put tho sugar to (lis solvo in the milk, add lemon rind. Whisk the eggs and stir into the nilk. Havo ready tho raisins stoned, cut each one in halves and with the halved raisins pressed against it, line the inside of a well-buttered mold. Now pour in the custard, tie a sheet of paper over the mold and a cloth over that and boil gently one hour. Serve cold with hard sauce. Thl3 recipe comes from a very old cook book. Corn Fritters. Cut the kernels from four good sized ears of young corn. Add two beaten eggs, half a. teaspoonful salt, a sakspoonful pepper, a cup of flour pressed down and heaped a little, and a cup cold mlik. Have ready a hot frying pan well greased and drop in tho batter by spoonfuls. There should be enough for a dozen. Do not let tho fritters touch. Cook in relays, frying on one side four minutes, then turn and fry the other. These arc deliciou3 ns an accompaniment for chicken or to serve for breakfast. Jars Must Be Whole. Nov.' that glas3 jars are used by most housekeepers in preference to cans for putting up fruit and vege tables, it is important to know a few precautions which must bo observed if success is to follow. Jars must be whole. Cracks may mean fatal burning at a critical mo ment, besides the loss of the contents. Jagged places on the top are more dangerous, because less considered. Not only does the glass chip off fur ther, but it means escaping air and spoiled fruit. Lemon for Washing. A careful laundrcs3 always uses lemon on wash day. She puts half a lemon, sliced, . In tho boiler full of whito clothes. She maintains that It net only whitens them, but is helpful In removing slight stains. Chocolate Doughnuts. Ono cup cugar, one egg, one cup milk, littlo salt, one-half cup cocoa, two teaspoons baking powder and pastry flour to roll. We are very fond of these. You. can uso sour milk and oda if you wish, JK yYou'!I be dx jr HsQted with tha re- j f f suits of Calumet Baking Powder. No disappoints I I no flat, heavy, soggy biscuits, I 1 Just the lightest, daintiest, most 1 V uniformly raised and most deli- cious food you ever ate. 'WA. Roalrrd hlthest rawartf World' jrtiJ f-ur Food Exposition, N&fy. Chtcico. 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