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Henrietta D. Grauel
Winter Salad Plants
Well informed housewives realize
that every ilay should see some fresh
salad on the bill of fare, but it is not
easy to secure greens in winter. There
are a few, though, that we can always
Cabbage salad is one and it may be
arranged in so many ways that it will
remain appetizing a wonderfully long
time. There is red pepper and cabbage
salad, or, if you prefer, cabbage and
pimentos. Another combination is to
buy the tiny white German onions, chop
a few of them fine and add them to the
chopped cabbage. Over this pour the
vinegar from the onions and then dress
the mixture with salad oil.
If you have, no love for the Irish
gem you surely like celery, cauliflower,
chives and cress or beets and lettuce.
The chives will grow in your kitchen
window in a very small pot and just a
few of the spikes will give flavor to a
salad. Cauliflower is costly just now,
but a fair sized head will make a salad
one day and enough will remain for a
vegetable dish another day. Cook the
whole head and keep what you do not
need the first day in a cool place.
Tomato in aspic salad is made with
canned tomatoes and gelatin or veal
jelly. Tt is beautiful when carefully
molded and turned out on a bed of
cress or lettuce.
There are few days in winter when
cress is not. found on city markets.
The hardy Rtrong plants send up new
molds readily and needs only to be
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Each load is carefully weighed before it leaves our
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tilled with the different kinds of coal. If the driver
does not have enough on his wagon he takes the
necessary amount out of the box lo make the scales
balance. Jf he has too much coal on the wagon he
takes some off. Every order is exactly right—there
is no guess work,
Onr scales are balanced several times each day
and they are inspected at intervals by the Harrisburg
Furthermore, we are just as careful about the
quality of the coal as we are about the weight.
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shoots constantly and many a country
boy and girl break the ice or brush
away the snow from creeks' banks and
atlicr it for some.enterprising "huck
ster" to ship to the city.
Southern spinach is here now and the
dishes it makes are very welcome. It
dressed with mayonnaise to make a
Canned small string beans are pre
pared and sold especially for winter
salads and so are asparagus tips, so
that, after all, one hns a big variety to
Perhaps you think it is not economy
:o purchase lettuce, endive and other
market-grown salad plants this month,
•iit if they keep you well and hearty
they are a better investment than a
QUESTION'S AND ANSWERS
"I have a sweet grass basket that is
badly faded. Can I dye it?"
Reply.—These baskets may be made
like new by dipping them into hot dye
just as you dye willow and rntlia. This
also renews the sweet odor that makes
them so delightful.
• * *
"Please tell me if it is too late to
plant any bulbs for Kaster blooming in
Reply.—Hyacinths, narcissus and
daffodils can be grown and forced into
bloom in five weeks. They need only
water, heat and sunshine. Plant crocus
bulbs by putting them on a layer of
absorbent cotton placed on a dinner
plate. Cover with another layer of cot
ton and kee.p under layer wet. Set in a
light place and the plants will push
through the upper cotton, grow rapidly
and bloom very soon. Put a few bits of
charcoal among the bulbs.
* * *
"Can white lace yoke in white dress
be cleaned without removing it?"
Reply.—Clean the lace with gasoline
containing a little chloroform. Rub the
lace gently with a soft brush dipped in
the mixture, and remembor the fluids
Retired Farmer Dies on Birthday
Wrightsville, March 6.—lsaac Hin
kle, 81 years old, a retired farmer, died
ves'terdav on his birthday from the ef
fects of a stroke. He was a member
of the Lutheran ijhurch. Six children
and a number of grandchildren survive.
Auflior rf Hie Carpe t
The Place etc.
CCPY/l/GflT CY Tfi£ BOBAJiWWiL CQW3VIY W
"Wherever 1 go. Looks silly,
doesn't it, for a man of my size to tote
around a parrot cage? But I don't
care what people think. Life is too
short. It's what you think of yourself
that really counts."
"That Is one of the rules 1 have
laid down for myself. If only we all
might go through life with that Idea!
There wouldn't be any gossip or scan
"Some day I am going to tell you
why I have lived over here all these
"I shouldn't, not If It hurts you."
"On the contrary, there's a kind of
happiness in unburdening one's con
science. I called that day In Rangoon
for the express purpose of telling you
everything, but 1 couldn't In the pres
ence of a third person."
"But always remember that I
haven't asked you."
"Are you afraid to hear it?"
"No. What I am trying to convince
you with is that I trust you, and that I
give you my friendship without reser
He laid his hand on hers, strongly.
"God bless you for that!"
She liked him because there was
lacking In his words and tones that
element of flattery so distasteful to
"Would you like to sit next to me at
"May I?" eagerly.
"I'll have Martha change her chair
for yours. Do you speak Italian?"
"Enough for ordinary conversation.
It is a long time since I have spoken
"Then, let lis talk It as much as
possible at the table, if only to annoy
those around us."
Craig had been eyeing the two, evil
ly. Set the wind in tlat direction? j
An idea found soli In his mind, and !
grew. Hfe would put a kink, as he
vulgarly expressed it, into that affair.
He himself wasn't good enough for i
her. The little cat should see. War-!
rington's ultimatum of the night be
fore burned and rankled, and a man of
Craig's caliber never accepted the in
evitable without meditating revenge,
revenge of a roundabout character,
such as would insure his physical safe
ty. There was nothing loyal or gen
erous or worthy in the man. There
is something admirable in a great ras
cal; but a sordid one is a pitiful thing.
Craig entered the smokeroom and or
dered a peg. At luncheon he saw
them sitting together, and he smoth
ered a grin. Couldn't play cards, or
engineer a pool, eh? All right. There
were other amusements.
That afternoon Martha chanced to
sit down in a vacant chair, just out of
the range of the cricketers. She lolled
back and idly watched the batsmen.
And then she heard voices.
"She Is Elsa Chetwood. I remember
seeing her pictures. She is a society
girl, very wealthy,, but something of a
Martha's ears tingled. A snob, in
deed, because she minded principally
her own affairs!
"They think because they belong to
the exclusive sets they can break as
many laws of convention as they
please. Well, they can't. There's al
ways some scandal in the papers about
She Stopped at the Rail.
them. There was some rumor of her ■
being engaged to the duke of What's
his-name, but it fell through because !
she wouldn't settle a fortune on him.
Only sensible thing she ever did, prob
"And did you notice who sat next i
to her at luncheon?"
"A gentleman with a p&st, Mr. Craig :
"I dare say Miss Chetwood has a
past, too, if one but knew. To travel
alone like this!"
Busybodies! Martha rose indignant
ly and returned to the other side of
the deck. She had lived too long with
Elsa not to have learned self-repres
sion, and that the victory Is always
with those who stoop not to answer.
Nevertheless, she was alarmed. Elsa
must be warned.
All Elsa said was: "My dear Martha,
in a few days they and their tittle-tat
tle will pass out of my existence, ad
mitting that they have ever entered
It. I repeat, my life is all my own,
and that I am concerned only with
those whom I wish to retain as my
friendß. Gossip Is the shibboleth of
the mediocre, aud, thank heaven, I am
While dressing for dinner Elsa dta
| covered a note on the floor of her
cabin. The writing was unfamiliar.
She opened it and sought first the
signature/ Slowly* her cheeks red
dened. and her lips twisted in disdain.
She did nc* read the note, but the
I »>a.turul keenness of her eye caught
the name ot Warrington. She tore
the letter Into scraps which she tossed
out of the port-hole. What a vile thing
Lie man was! He had had the ef
frontery to sign his name. He must
It was as late as ten o'clock when
she and Warrington went up to the
bow and gazed down the cut-water.
Never had see seen anything so
weirdly beautiful as the ribbons of
phosphorescence which fell away on
each side, luminously blue and flaked
with dancing starlike particles,
through which, ever and anon, flying
flsh, dripping with the flre, spun out
ward like tongues of flame.
"Often, when I was stoking, during
an hour or so of relief, I used to steal
up here and look down at the mystery,
for it will ever be a mystery to me.
And I found comfort."
"Are you religious, too?"
"In one thing, that God demands
that every man shall have faith in
How deep his voice was as com
pared to Arthur. Arthur. Elsa
frowned at the rippling magic. Why
was she invariably comparing the two
men? What significance did it have
upon the future, since, at the present
moment, it was not understandable?
"There is a man on board by the
name of Craig," she said. "I advise
you io bev.are of him."
"Who introduced him to you?" The
anger in his voice was very agree
able to lier ears. "Who dared to?"
"No one. He introduced himself on
the way up to Mandalay. In Rangoon
: I closed the acquaintance, such as it
was, with the aid of a hat pin."
"A hat pin! What did he say to
i you?" roughly.
| "Nothing that I care to repeat. .
i . . Stop! lam perfectly able to take
care of myself. I do not need any
"He has spoken to you about me?"
"A letter. I saw only his name and
yours. I tore It up and threw It over
board. Let us go back. Somehow,
everything seems spoiled. I am sorry
"I shall see that he does not bother
you again," ominously.
They returned to the promenade
deck in silence.
When Warrington found Craig the
man was helplessly Intoxicated. He
lay sprnwled upon his mattress, and
the kick administered did not stir him.
Warrington looked down at the sodden
Craig's intoxication was fortunate
for him, otherwise he would have been
roughly handled; for there was black
murder in the heart of the broken
man standing above him. Warrington
relaxed his clenched hands. This evil
breathing thing at his feet was the
primal cause of it all, he and a man's
damnable weakness. Of what use his
new-found fortune? Better for him
had he stayed in the jungle, better
have died there, hugging his poor de
lusion. Oh, abysmal fool that he had
The Cut Direct. •
It was after five in the morning
when the deckhands tried to get Craig
to go down to his room. With the
dull obstinacy of a drunken man, he
j refused to stir; he was perfectly sat
isfied to stay where he was. The three
brown men stood irresolutely and help
lessly around the man. Everyone had
gone below. The hose was ready to
flush the deck. It did not matter; he,
j Craig, would not budge.
"Leave me alone, you black beg
"But, sahib." began one of the Las
cars, who spoke English.
"Don't talk to me. I tell you, get
out!" striking at their feet with his
i swollen hands.
Warrington, who had not lain down
at all, but who had wandered about
j the free decks like some lost soul from
the Flying Dutchman, Warrington,
hearing voiceß, came out of the smoke
room. A glance was sufficient. A
: devil's humor took possession of him.
| He walked over.
I "Get up," he said quietly.
I Craig blinked up at him from out of
puffed eyes. "Go to the devil! Fine
; specimen to order me about."
"Will you get up peacefully? These
; men have work to do."
j Craig was blind to his danger,
j "What's that to me? Go away, all of
! you, to the devil, for all I care. I'll
j get up when I get damn good and
I ready. Not before."
Warrington picked up the hose.
"Sahib!" cried the Lascar In pro
"Be still!" ordered Warrington.
"Craig, for the last time, will you get
Warrington turned the key, and a
deluge of cold water .truck Craig
full in the cheat. He tried to .it up,
but was knocked flat. Then he rolled
over on the deck, choking and sput
tering. He crpwled on hi. hand, and
knee, until he reached the chair-rail,
which he clutched desperately, draw
ing himself up. The pitiless stream
never swerved. It smacked against
the flat of his back like the impact of
"For God's sake .top It!" cried
Craig, half strangled.
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Young Gymnast Paralyzed by Fall of
Only Two Feet
Mt. Vernon, N. Y., March 6.—Karl
Konig, 18 years old, a gymnast, is in
the Mt. Vernon Hospital with a broken
neck as the result of a two-foot fall on
the stage at Proctor's Theatre Thurs
day night. He had just made a dbufole
somersault and was sliding down the
back of another acroibat when he
slipped and fell, with his head twisted
beneath his body.
Dr. Erdmann, of Manhattan, per
formed an operation yesterday, reliev
ing pressure of brcken bones on the
spinal cont. Koniig's entire body, from
the neck down, is paralyzed, but he is
conscious and says ho suffers no pain.
It is douibtful-if he will recover.
050 LICENSES GRANTED
Lackawanna Court Refuses but One Old
Scranton, Pa., March 6. —Court yes
terday granted licenses to 950 saloons
in which is included al lthe old places
except one. All ne<w applications were
turned down except two, one for a res
taurant and another for a saloon, which
were held tinder advisement. The res
taurant is wanted, by Miss Josephine
Kohrwasser, on Adams avenue, in a
neighborhood that heretofore had been
free from saloons.
Every hotel against which a remon
strance was filed, except one, was given
a license, including places in Fell town
ship, against which a detective agency
had prepared evidence.
The hump of the buffalo is not a
mass of fat, as some people suppose,
but is formed by neural spines in
j length fully double tJiose of domestic
I cattle and by tlhe huge muscles which
| lie alongside and fill up the angle be
tweenfhose neural spines and t'he ribs.
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"HONEY BOY" EVANS DIES
Famous Minstrel Was in Hospital for
Baltimore, March 6.—'Geo. ("Honey
Boy") Evans, the minstrel, died at a
hospital here yesterday. He came here
for an operation several days ago.
Evans had been suffering from a
stomach trouble for some time, and was
under the care of a specialist here last
summer. Lately he had! been touring
the South with his company, and aibout
three weeks afjo was compelled to leave
it at Birmingham, Ala.
Cumberland Valley Railroad
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For Winchester and Martlnsbura, at
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For Hagerstown, Chambersburg and
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