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rlth it three level tablespoons of
igar and one and one-half of salt
rlth. one cup of flour. Mix thor
oughly and let rise until very light,
a temperature of About 86 de-
trees. Add to this about eight cups
it flour which will make a very stiff
Slough and knead until very light and
imooth. Let it rise to three times
Its bulk, make into four loaves and
lace into separate pans oiled and
lightly warmed. Let rise again un-
itil doubled and bake from 45 min
utes to an hour at a temperature of
from 400 to 425 degrees. The amount
of yeast given will raise the bread
in about Ave hours; if only a single
cake is used the time will be about
double, and if a dried yeast Is used
a sponge should be made of the first
preparation over night and made up
the next morning with the other in-
Cornmeal Yeast Bread. Pour over
two-thirds cup of corn meal a cup
and a quarter of milk or milk and
Ewater, and heat to the boiling point,
ithen cook in a double boiler twenty
rminutes, cool, add half a yeast cake
'dissolved in a quarter of cup of warm
water, with two and a half cups of,
; flour, knead and let rise until aouhie
-in bulk, knead again, shape into
tloaves and let double again and bake
; fifty minutes.
Valuable vases should be filled with
sand. This makes them stand firmly
and they are less liable to be knocked
down and broken.
To prevent milk from curdling
when used with tomato, mix a little
bicarbonate of soda before mixing
When a man's soft-collared Bhirt
wears about the neck, rip the collar
from the "binding, turn over and
stitch back into tho binding at the
same place. This puts a new lease
of lifeinto tho shirt. Tho cuffs can
be turned tho same way.
Swivel casters should bo placed on
the kitchen cabinet and tho kitchen
table or any other heavy furniture
used in the kitchen. This enables
one to easily move them when
sweeping or washing the floor.
To- remove fruit stains from tea
cloths or serviettes apply a little
powdered starch to tho stainod parts
and leave for several hours. The
starch will absorb all the discolora
tion. To fill cracks in plaster, use vin
egar instead of water to mix your
plaster of paris. The resultant mass
will be like putty and will not set
for 20 or 30 minutes; whereas If you
use water the plaster will become
hard almost immediately, before you
have time to use it, Push it into
cracks and smooth it off nicely with
a table knife.
For fruit stains in table linen put
salt on stain immediately after the
meal and pour boilig water over it.
An excellent tonic for the fern is
coffee. Pour a half cup o this into
tho pot of fern each morning and it
will grow to gigantic proportions.
To keep pans and kettles bright
rub them with a little dripping be
fore putting on the fire. When
washing these use soapy water and
after drying rub with a soft cloth.
Sheets that are wearing out should
have their selvedge sides sewn to
gether, then they should be cut down
the middle and have the new sides
In putting a tack in a place where
it is difficult to hold it with the fin
gers, thrust it through a little strip
of paper and thus keep tho fingers
from underneath tho hammer .
When a tablecloth used for tho
first time after laundering becomes
stained, tho stain may bo removed
without mussing tho rest of the
cloth by stretching the soiled part
tightly over an embroidery hoop.
Things Worth Knowing
After tho cake batter is In tho
pan, hold tho pan thrco or four
Inches from tho table and lot it drop
two or three times, and tho cake will
not fall while baking.
Machine oil stains should bo
treated to a bath of cold water and
soap, applied immediately after oil
is spilled en garment.
If you dread cleaning pantry
shelves paste white oilcloth on. It
cleans as easily as enamel and saves
buying shelf paper.
To clean furnace pipe, take small
piece of zinc, put in furnace when
coals aro red, and it will clean all
the soot out' of the pipes with no
To remove shine from serge skirts,
use either sido of skirt and steam
It. Have cloth pretty wot, but not
dripping; lay it over shiny part.
Have iron hot, then stamp it up and
down lightly (do not run as In iron
ing) ; then remove cloth quickly and
brush lightly, or place a dry cloth
on skirt and Iron until dry. If done
properly it will remove shino or
creases frdm any woolen garment.
In frying pancakes, after one pan
ful has been cooked, use no more
grease, but slice a raw potato and
rut), the pan each time before put
ting in more batter. Pancakes
fried in this way are more easily di
gested and it is a saving of lard and
I other fats.
LIQUOR CONTROL CUTS BRIT
AIN'S DEATH KATE
A London cablegram, dated Feb.
23, says: There has been an increase
of 1,500,000 women in British in-"
dustry slnco tho war began, and an
increaao of between 150,000,000
and 200,000,000 in women's earn
ings, according to Lord D'Abernon,
controller of liquor traffic.
Notwithstanding this thero hag
boon a decline in drunkenness
among women of fully 73 per cent, as
compared with pre-war figures, and
a corresponding decline among wo
men of sickness and mortality due to
drunkenness. This is attributed to
tho restricted 'hours for the sale of
BAILEY, BRYAN AND SIIEPPARD
An Austin, Tex., dispatch, dated
Fob. 27, says: Resolutions wore
adopted In the tenato today inviting
former United States Senator Joseph
Weldon Bailey, Senator Morris Shop
pard and William Jennings Bryan to
address the senato during the pres
ent session. There was no objection
to the resolutions inviting Sheppard
and Bryan, but a roll call was de
manded on the Bailey resolution,
which was adopted by a vote of 17
to 7. No special subjects were as
signed for these thrco men.
"John," sa'd Mrs. Jenkins, looking
up from the evening paper, "you
know how many dishes Kate has
"Yes," said John, "what of it?"
"Well," continued the lady, "thero
is something in the paper about steel
plates. I don't know Just what they
are, but I should think they migh
be indestructible." Liverpool Post.
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OTHERS FAILED BUT THE APPLIANCE CURED
Mr. C. E. Brooks, Marshall, Michigan.
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CHILD CURED IN POUR MONTHS
21 Jansen St., Dubuque, Iowa.
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Mr. 'C. E. Brooks, Marshall, Michigan. ,
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80 Sprlnr'St, Bethlehem, Pa. JAMES A. BRITTON.
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