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IU: OAT, JANUARY SI, 1S35
A. ..j IUtEAKING' raius In the mountains of central Italy recently
lis banks, the river reaching It highest point in many yean. 7Jus
!, which caused much distress. av,,: - ,
:S THAT REALLY ARE!
' , . NOT HORNS ,'- ,
TQV are so fond of the cold,
A I doii t see 'what yon leave the
l.f North at 'all for." saM Peter
: ,:lt to Snowflake the 'Snow
"i, ucause, Veter," -. replied ' Snow-
i ' twittering merrily; "like every
V elEie I have to eat la order to
i. when yon see me down here
i may know that the snow tip
' Is so deep that It has covered
9 seeds. J. hope I will not
I to fo any farther south; that!
t , !: t if some morning yon wake
"i Was .Wanderer the Horned LarJc
- . - , '
i and find the snow so deep1 that
a i the .weedsare - burled? don't 6x
r t to Hod me." ', ' ; t
"that's what I'd .call, good,' sound
moil sense,"- said; another, voice,
a bird very near Snowflake's
, and who at 'first glance seemed
; dressed almost wholly In. soft
olate , brown,, alighted 'on the
,v and began to' run around in
h of WhIsi It. was Wanderer,
Lorin d Lark. Peter had known
i ever since his first Winter, yet
not feel really acquainted, for
'f . seldom ..stayed' 'long
' for a real .acquaintance.
, as Wanderer reached up to
i tdsJrom a weed top, Peter
a pood look at him' The first
- he noticed was what looked
7 UUIe horns alove and be
a eyes.' It Is from these that
. r gets, the name of Horned
Of courre, - they are not
- 1 rns at all, but rule tufts
x feathery J' a f i.i'tid, a
or each, eye, a.iJ . s turoat
Tl il.-i Figure Skater
. jr Overflows Its.
tu t , ',
were yellow. There was a black"
mark from each corner of his bill
curving downward and almost Join
ing a black crescent shaped band
across the breast Beneath this be
was solid, white with 'dusty spots
Showing here and there. . His back
was brown in places; having almost
a pinkish tinge.'; His tall was black,
showing little white along, the
edges when he flew.. Altogether
ne was a handsome little fellow. ,
"Do all your family have those
funny little horns?" asked Peter. )
i 'No," replied Wanderer promptly.
"Mrs. Lark does not have them." -'
. "I think they are very becoming,"
said Peter politely. . J ,
"Thank yop," repUed Wanderer,
T am Inclined, to agree with you,T
: Just then Peter discovered some
thing1 that he hadn't noticed before.'
"My goodness,'- he exclaimed, Vwhat'
a long claw yon have on each hind
toe!" N . . s -
R was true., Each hind claw was
about twice as long as, any Other
daw.i't Peter couldn't see any spe-.
clal' tse for these, and was just
about to ask more About them when
Wanderer ' suddenly spied a ' flock
of his relatives some distance away
and flew over to Join them,' Prob
ably this saved him some' embar
rassment, for it was doubtful if he.
himself knew why Old Mother Ma-'
ture - had ' given , him those long
hind clawsi T - ' ;'.
rS't, A X. W. BnrsMb WNU Mtrtto. - I
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"The modern girl can be without
everything else In this world," says
cosmetic Connie, "except a Hp stick."
f . WNU Barvtea. ' - . ,
4 V w
J and Anr ;j Rcctlln k Mb Whole Family
caused th yellow Tiber 'to overflow
ylewvwas taken at Borne daring the
The House Awakes!.
' By ANNE CAMPBELL
THB boose awakes with Dickie,
A y whose -bare feet
Come 'pa'ttering. across the sunny
" . hall, " j
And then the other children's voices
. ' , fall yA! v, ,""ty
Across theqniet rooms;' 'and on
i our street ' ' - " ' i
I A dozen houses, filled with children,
. rise 1 f i
'And -dust the steep out of their
v ( ' drowsy eyes. i v
When off to school the happy chll
'. drea go, ' ' ;
Theonse sinks, in a sleep;as deep
- asDeath, ,
And does not wake ) till the .return-
' .log breath
Of ithlldren make' its staring win-
dows glow. . ' .
And down, our .street J dozen
' houses shout,, v. ui
And wake to happiness when school
is out.i . ,,vi f : ' . v
" CoOTrlWit WlfO Srrio. '
GO OKEBOO K
HOW TO SERVE. OYSTERS i'.
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GBB are soma old ways of serv
ing oysters that ' may never
have, been brought to the attention
of, the presept generation:
' ' Frlcaaeed' Oysters.-, ' '
- Srepare BO" ''oysters, pour -water
over them In a sieve and look over
carefully for any broken shelL Save
tbe'llquld and add to It 'enough milk
to make one pint 1 h Put' two tea
spoons of butter an two of'flouV
Into a sauce pan, and,, the1 oyster
liquor ' and .milk . and atlr. until
smooth -and thick,; adding one tea
spoon Of salt-a-few.dasbes of pep
per. The above, with, the oysters
added, will be creamed oysters. For
me iricoBsee-auu mn yoiaa.-oi two
eggs, lightly beaten and a teaspoon
of finely 'minced parsley." Serve on
squares of, buttered toast; 't- ''
' ' Oysters f rlsd in Oil. " I
. Drain 25 fat oysters, lift each care
fully by the muscular,' bard part
place on a board and dry well with
a soft cloth. , Dnst with salt and
cayenne.': Beat- two eggs, without
separating' and add to them two
tablespoons of hot . water; ; Put on
a board a quart of dry bread crumbs
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: VJ MMr VT
Dear Mr. Wynn: --
.1 live In an apartment house and
there Is a rumor about a married
couple. In the same building. The
rumor Is that the husband beats his
wife np every morning. Do yon
believe thisl., - . -
; Yours truly, . '; :
1 ' - L WONDEB.
: ! Answer: 1 know the people you
refer to, and It is a fact that the
husband beats his wife . up every
morning. He gets up at 6:00 a. m.
and she doesn't get up till 7 :00. ' ,
Dear Mr. Wynn: '
I am a scientist At present I am
experimenting with "dies." I am
trying to solve the big problem of
the century; that ls:v"ShouId File
Marry r ' .-. 't "
, This is ray sixth year on the sub
ject, and my greatest difficulty Is
to keep the flies over the winter
months, . Last, winter. I put a fly in
a cuckoo clock to rest but it woke
the fly up every hour and the poor
thing died frpm the lack of sleep. :
' Can yon tell me the best place to
peep a fly so it can rest peacefully!
, , ' Yours truly,". '
V 'A " WHX C. HBLPMEB.
Answer: Nothing in the world,
excepting - the - discovery of the
Norths pole, will be jpf greater, bene
fit to humanity than the solution of
the problem, Should Flies MarryT"
I find that the importance of flies is
a subject to think about Some
folks like flies, others don't I know
one man who owns a candy store
and he likes flies so much that he
has just engaged a blacksmith for
his store. This blacksmith la sup
posed to "shoo the flies." On the
other hand, I hear, every day, of a;
man named Babe Ruth who dobsift
hike flies. At least It appears so,
as' he keeps hitting flies over the
fence. Now I would like very much
to help yon, so after years of re
search Fork I And the best place to
keep a fly,' If yon do not want It
disturbed at all, la In a Scotchman's
pocketbook. ' ,
Dear Mr. Wynnt ,
I am a girl nineteen years of age.
There Is a young man who seems
to be madly la love with (me, bnt I
am not sua I love him; he Jias pro-
1 , . .. ..r , , ,.' : p
4o not use cracker crumbs.. Dip
the "oysters Into the crumbs, then
Into the egg and again into the
crumbs. Use the Angers, as stick
ing a fork Into the oyster spoils the
flavor. After all are covered, ar
range .them, , without touching, on
board. Have the fat hot using any
kind Of sweet fat; place the oysters
in a wire basket and fry, six at a
time, until brown. They should be
brown In two minutes. Over-cooking
win toughen the oyster. . Drain
carefully,: standing on brown paper.
Keep, hot and serve garnished with
parsley' and lemon.
. . (& WaaterD Nawapaper Union.
MISS HELEN HITCHES 1st the first woman to win the right to pin
Uncle Sam's air mail wiogs on her left coat pocket and has begun
work as co-pi lot of a mall and ;tisseni;er plane. She Is seen here receiving
t'-a connratuiitUoM of Wllltmii 13. Howes, second awriatant nnatmaatn
1 11 I 1 ' IT . TJ l.-JL
AxV4 V 1IK rerjCHl'W :
posed to me. He swears that if 1
marry him he will treat me like an
"angel.-. What shall I do? .
, Tours truly,
'- . ' L M. KICKIDB.
.. Answer:-. Always beware of the
man who. calls yon an "angel," or
the man who says he will treat yon
like an "angel." Go to any art gal
lery and look at a painting of an
"angel." ' Xou will Immediately see
all the clothes he intends buying
A. tht Anoclated Newapapers.
- Malnbochers moit ." exciting con
tributions to- the spring mode are
his lace-trlmmed daytime frocks.
Here is one of grege -Jersey and
navy blue lace. It looks like a two
piece, but Is In reality a one-piece
By NINA WILCOX PUTNAM .
The girl chum says It's queer that
nobody has devised-step-on Insur
ance for people who buy aisle seats
at the theater. . - - '
j, ; WNU Service.
an Air Mail Pilot
Jersey and Lace
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.HIRE'S chair set
. EASY TO CROCHET
ly SRANDMOrHEJt iCURt
Since crochet work Is again inter
esting the art needleworkers,why
not pick- up your No. 8 or 9 "steel
crochet hook and thread about stee
13 and crochet this attractive three-
piece set for your living room chair,
or for a gift? It will surely be ap
preciated and admired. Chair backs
and arm rests are old decorations
but now growing In popularity and
are modern.4 This set Is worked in
the large filet stitch, works up rap
Idly and is simple work even for the
inexperienced. The center niece
measures 14iil Inches, the arm
rests 6x11 Inches, with about size 15
thread. 'By using a larger hook and
crocheting looser, the finished pieces
will be larger, if desired. 1
In the large filet an open mesh
equals 1 triple crochet (thread twice
over hook). Chain 8, skip 3. A solid
mesh equals 5 triple crochet. Add 4
triple crochet for each additional
. Send 10 cents to our Crochet de
partment for directions and working
diagram for this No. 805, or If you
have no material you can get the
entire outfit' for 40c, namely. Instruc
tions, diagram, crochet hook, and suf
ficient cream color thread to com
plete the three pieces.
Address Home Craft Co. Dept.
B Nineteenth and St Louis Avenue,
St Louis, Mo.
- Inclose a stamped addressed en
velope for reply when writing for
Try Faster Way
to Relieva Your Colds v
Medical Discovery Bringing Almost
ITaka 3 BAYER Aspirin Tablets,
a Main Hire you sat tht BAYER
. Tablet you ask lor. ,
0 Drink a full class of water. Repeat
treatment in 2 hours.
3 If throat is tore, crush and stir S
BAYER Aspirin Tablets in a third
of a glass of water. Gargle twice. This
. eases throat torenett almost instantly.
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Convenience without acdfee cost
Not only Is the rate 1W but you save transportation, eoeta
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i PROFITABLE WATER
Somf farmers In the ' drouth re. :
gions Who were able to improvise Ir- '
rigatlon' systems last summer reaped
handsome profits. . John C. Dunegan
of the bureau of plant industry re
port the experience' of a fnlh grow
er who .irrigated 827 eight-year-old
peach trees In an orchard at Spring- ':
dale," Ark. . He applied approxmate-'
ly 1,000,000 gallons of water during
the drctath at a cost of $240. He
marketed v about : 8,000 bushels of :
peaches from the trees, and the fruit
was so much better size and quality '
than the peaches from unirrigated
trees that his price was about BO
cents a bushel more than bis neigh
bors were able to get
. Thus the $240 expenditure for wa
ter was responsible for a $1,500 In
crease In Income, for quality, not
counting the Increase In the number
of bushels he harvested as the re
sult of irrigation.
as and they use
" liquid laxatives
f-rsri-v-r;1. .- .--.
You'd use a liquid, too, if you knew
how much better it makes you feel.
A liquid laxative can always be
taken in the right amount. You can
gradually reduce the dose. Reduced
dosage it the secret . of real and safe
relief from constipation.
Just ask your own doctor about
this. Ksk your druggist how popular
liquid laxatives have become. The
right liquid laxative gives the right
kind of help end the right amount
of help, men the dose is repeated,
instead of more each time, you take
less. Until the bowels are moving
regularly and thoroughly without aid.
People who have experienced this
comfort, never return to any form of
help that can't be regulated! The
liquid laxative generally used is Dr.
Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin. It contains
senna and cascara, and these are
natural laxatives that form no habit.
It relieves a condition of biliousness
or sluggishness without upset.
To relieve your occasional upsets
safely and comfortably, try Syrup
Pepsin. The druggist has it
Instant Relief to Millions
The simple method pictured here is
the way . many doctors now -treat
colds and the aches and pains colds
bring with them I
It is recognized as a safe, sufS
QUICK way. For it will relieve an
ordinary cold almost as fast as you
Ask your doctor about this. And
when you buy, be sure that you get
the real BAYER Aspirin Tablets.
They dissolve (disintegrate) almost
instantly. And thus work almost in
stantly when you take them. And
for a gargle. Genuine Bayer Aspirin
Tablets disintegrate with speed and
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particles or grittiness.
BAYER Aspirin prices have been
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there's no point now in accepting
other than the real Bayer article you
f RICES on Cenulaa Bayer Aspirin
Jtodicalfr Reduced en All Sizes
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baft all neaa
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