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C: f +, 3 Cup Xi--Conttaued. --13-- bad, there's more doing." CHAPTER Xl| A Busy Day for the Gong. "FII Caesar, be stillY' commande Lettle severely. "You can't have this chicken, 'cause I'm going to raise It irf/,A,ln for Penzie. Poor little feller l" she crooned. "We're going to grow you into a nice hen, ain't we? Get away. This here cblcken's been chewed late a'ready. Think I'm going to let It be et any more?,' Her hands being fully occupied with tile Injured chicken, she empbas|zed her attltude toward FII by vigorous WOOVrmLZ z00vm00caz, weoDvxX.cL + + " Mrs. Ptmfletd, *'but this on+ ,tmn'L He ,. M AGAZINF::: beavers, and I guess they s'preseed him somehow. But isis story is out at lasL and rm going to tell it to yOU." going to be mar- both, at this rate." The problem had assumed serious BUL as MIs' Percy proportions. More and mor-- fre- U#thln" sure till it quently Mrs. Penfield was summoned seen Rhe ain't in different directions, to solve dlffl- young Chase. She cultles which the tenants might have In love. Says solved for themselves. Often she as Yah'table soup. ,[wrked far Into the night, Ironing or s Just as steady [ sewing _or mending, because these heard of love, and ] tasks had been crowded out of her in- la to all Lorene's no- terrupted day. Moreover. It meant Impetuous 'nough to added expense for light and fuel, to tseY nothing of the heat which was was amused. "That t : +. [ pursues the hardest, I Vthat I like 'bout I that he keeps his bead. : those two young naturally and stead- ten times the bridled with faded ee- l don't know nothin' ' kind. Josiah was aw- Mr. Josiah Wopple-- gait and the crafty, Into Mrs. Pen- prodded her lmagt- resistless lmpetu- days, but found the requisite visa- of courtin'," she vagueness. "Yes--- In the bedroom." lose hastily. "I'll be youngeun's comln' Job to civilize her. can, MIs' Penfleld; ilelghboriy. I got a to Show you, and I'm beaut'ful table cover. to see 'era." ld Just love to as soons I can cried Lettle, when the "I got the swellest she exhibited an Well filled with containing a small red, black. "Ain't It was a school or a feller that draws In the paper." mlTVeyed this charm- dubiousness. "We call for ink. dear, I hate to Prowling.- her reproachfully. ill things. I told You Said you'd keep there are lots of suit me better. over this habit. In go to school and SO't -OU Lettle, In dis- can't never sit still. by running. you Just give another up- grand, and I'll be think of somep'n potatoes for accept ink bottles "Put 'am In the cupboard, play an ink how." She put and regulated Called a voice, the nOWhere visible. You come over?" said Mrs. happened. Lettle, the way the house, 8he was used of the atmosphere accurate in dis- from another. Cup were eTisel and their of Number trouble to send voices. Catterbox had her very When sent upon In the habit of had gone after. had sent him rtoro for ten post- charged hlm, not to lose he wouldn't. his trstwor- lmmedl- Staml to the colt sleeve, and keep and three children to support, i thrusts of her foot. She was sitting It's going to take me day and nlght[o n the back steps, binding up a long repeatedly wasted In the daytime be- cause of sudden calls from the neigh- bors. The situation had grown out of the few duties which she per- formed in exchange for her rent--and had grown naturally, because when a person of general utility is found, he is generally utilized. Mrs. Penfield was finding hervelf in a quandary. She believed In ser-Ice, but sbe was also keenly conscious of home duty. "I'll bet I'll have to keep office hours before long," she told herself, as she entered her own kitchen again. She found three hungry young people awaiting her. "What are we going to have for supper, Penzle?" asked Crink, whose interest in this subject was constantly to be depended upon. "Well, my dear, we're going to have a grand meal. We're going to bare baked potatoes with chipped-beef yellow leg, the accidental bruising of which had been the basis of this gift. No one would have thought of givin8 her a whole fowl; but when she had been found lavishing sympathy upon this maimed specimen, the owner had bestowed It upon her with relieved carelessness. And Lettle had aeceptc( it eagerly. The half of a person's kingdom was as much as she ever expected, and that half considerably battered and tattered. The time had not yet cmue when Lettle would wonder why she was living; so far her brief years had be?n "filled with a desgrate struggle to keep that llfe exis(ent without regard to its purpose, and until recently there had never been anything but the merest scraps to do It with. "Awk I Awk :" complained the chicken. "Woof ! Woof !" worried the dog. "Shut up, both of you," advised Let- tie sharply. "My landy patience, ain't you both the limit? Keep still, hen, can't you? Don't you never want two legs again?" "Hello, spitfire. Where's your Uncle Jerry?" The child's black eyes flashed as she looked up. Instinctively abe dis- liked Frank Bosley, and the feeling was constantly being strengthened by his treatment of her as a superfluous thread In the fabric of humanity. She made no reply. "V,'here's your Uncle Jerry?" he re, pasted. "I don't know, . declared l,ettl briefly, tying the bandage into a bard knot. "Is he at home?" "Didn't I tell you I didn't know where he was? ' Inquired Lettle tar0y He shrugged his shoulders in a way that discredlted anything that Lettle Penfleld might say. She glared at him. started to speak then paused. A plan was ffringln Into being In her mind. She would do somethln for Penzle. More than once sho bad seen Penzle's face gr,w sad and troubled when this man anti Uncle Jerry went out of The Custard Cup together, and her lightning Intu- Ition had told her that Penzie dlsap- nroved of the friendship between the two men. Now here was a chance to show Frank Bosley how the family felt toward him." Then perhaps he would let Uncle Jerry alone. Penzle would be delighted. "You'd better go home," began Let. tie directly. She tied a string to the well leg of the chicken and fastenel the other end to a nail on the outside wall of the kitchen. Frank Bosley laughednot so much in amusement as in lazy defiance. "Winston!" he called, with his eyes on the 1oft. "Hoe-hoe! Winston!" Lettie turned on him. "What d'you men? Didn't I tell you he wasn't here.*" "You did not" denied Boley coolly, leaning against one of the clothes-line poles and smiling at her scornfully. "You said you didn't know where he was." "If he was here, rd know IL wouldn't IY' she returned, with equal scorn. "He ain't to home. Do you get It now?" Looking up, he gave a shrill whJsHe. "Hoe-hoe, there ! Winston !" Lettie, tying FII Caesar to the new wix;fi fen-e to forestall further Interest in th: Injured chicken tightened the knot with a Jerk and wheeled around Her lean brown fingers were working. "Don't you biieve what 1 say? When I say he ain't here, don'! you b'ileve me He gave her an impudent look from his prominent, heavy-lldded eyes. "No, I don't, If you want to know. Wl|at do you think you are, anyhow? You ain't anybody. And stop sassing me, darn youY' A flush rose In Lettie's pale cheeks Site stamped her foot. "I am some body, too," she stormed. "I'm going to be a fine woman sometime. Penzie says I'm to be. SoW Frank Bosley threw back his head and laughed. Straightening to catch his breath, he suddenly bent forward, as tf Hap from merriment. Lettle watching, felt her rage rum to fear to cold terror. Wan it posslble that Penzie's love had held up a false hope to encourage her and that everybody else looked down on her? (TO B] CONTINUED.) The first instrument known to measure" time was a clepsydra, oper- ated by escaping water. mucilage for that Tlmmy the stamps. denying that get them off. sentle pull: the outer there her lnge- left to Mrs. of th., get- face dis- when they "and you or white her mind was there was she tO do to t "Hello, tlpltfll'll 1 - gravy. I bought some milk on pur- pose. And for dessert you'll get steamed raisins--six apiece. Ain't that fine?'' I "Ye-ah," grinned Chink. "Just so i we get full--" "That's the idea," she encouraged. "There's one thIng I don't want you children ever to forget, and that is: It's a privilege not to have but two kinds to a meal Some of the highest- up folks do IL and you read in the )aper 'bout their 'living simply' or 'eating abstemious.' It's considered a great credit to 'era ; and, land, you Just ought to read the health books. Why, the)' pretty near all agree that :he maIn trouble with folks is having t6o many kinds of food at once." "Is 'ere any cookies?" inquired Thad persuasively. "No, Thad, you can't have two sweets to a meal "Taln't healthy." "Didn't you hear her say 'raisins'?," put In Lettle, with great snap. "They're more tastler'n cookies any day. Say, baby, if you want cookie, eat more potato. Can't you rigger that out for yourself? ' "They don't taste the same," pro- tested Thad plaintively. "One's Just as filling as the other," smiled Mrs. Penfieid, stirring thicken- ing into the gravy. "Land. this sup- pet's tasty 'nough for anybody. And I wish I could get you to romember that taste aint nothing but a trick that your mouth plays on you. What I'm chiefly aiming a: Is your atom- ichs. And you got another grand treat coming tonight. I got a fine story to tell you lust's you go to bed. It's 'bout the lazy beaver." "Why. Penzte," Crink pointed out. "*I thought all the beavers liked to work." "The reg'isr beavers do," admitted ANCIENT SETTLEMENT IN ENGLAND and a couple of feet deep. They were filled up with sand, but were quite dis- tinct when seem In section. They contained minute fragments of broken pottery. Unfortunately, the nature of the sandy soil was such that all bone, metal and all wooden imple- ments had been destroyed. Pottery was the only thing that could be found and It was only In two places that Jthe pieces of pottery were large enough tc be of any archeologtcal value. Years ago. at t foot of the village a "dugout" canoe, evidently belongln to the village, was discovered. Thai l- now in Weybridge museum. Fllntim plements were also found at that Uw, SECTION F-Interesting Features for the Entire Family ]  Misunderstanding Uncommon ---- By GRACE E. HALL JOHN I Sense... BLAKE yovz far away tonighL .y dearie, dearie, The sunshine has been mocklnl m# all daT; LEARN" TO AIM a bank president thal you can go to rye strained my eyes 'tll they at -- Chicago without knowing how to get weary, eary, " EFORE the soldier is permitted there. Longing to see you passing by thl z, to shoot his rifle he is taught t# Emeraon'a advice to hitch your way; aim 4L Over and over agaIn he must wagon to a star Is excellent advice Within my heart a pain Is growing practice holding his weapon, and but It would have been of morq prae- ,growing, sighting IL ileal value+It he had added s few de- The truth Inglsts that I shall hee It is dlsc0uraglng work. With the tails as fo how It Is to be aecom- and know target before him the recruit natural- plished. That further still you're ever going ly wants to try to hit It. Do not begrudge the months or the going, But to permit him to fire too soon weeks or the years that you spend And oh, I love you dearie, love yov would be fatal to his efficiency. He In learning how to aim. You'll get far so 1 will never shoot well unless he first more hits If you put in hard work at learns to shoot correctly, training than you will if you fire be- The world Is very cold, my dearie " And the long drill In holding the fore you have learned to hold your dearie, rifle properly, and aiming it properly rifle. Outside the magie clrcle of your is never wasted. Genius can sometimes fire at sight, arms; These rules are as necessary In life but even genius often misses unless My heart is pleadIng to be cheery as they are on the rifle range, it learns how to fire. And genius sac- +cheery, It is easy enough to aim high, but ceeds more often than does ordi- Safe locked against your breast from It Is not easy to reach your target, nary ability because it is great enough all alarms; Before you actually set out to as- to recognize the value of hard work. The tears persist tonight In falling, fall compll your ambition you must No one worked harder than did MI-[ lng, learn how to accomplish It. This chael Angelo or Keats or any of the t The breezes whimper of an unknowr means long and often uninteresting geniuses whose names will endure woe, toll, hut without tt all your aiming at forewer. And 'cross the silence I am calling the target will be useless. Aim as high as yon can, always. But [ calling-- There can be no success without always learn how to aim before you I Come back to me, I love you, love training, severe and continuous, fire. ] you sol You ln no more become a bank ( by John ]Blake.) l ( by Dodd. Mead & Company.) president without learning how to be  MJUNIb-I.IS \\; To the man or woman who can con- trol his or her action In the vital mo- ment the world ts willing to yield its riches. The eyes of employers ever watch- ing such men and women, taking note of their worthiness. Such persons do not have to beg for opportunity or advancemmlk In matters of art, intellect and self. restraint they are always at home, sure of themselves In every field of human endeavor, confident that they can '*make good." even when opposing winds beat hardest against them In their darkest night. (, L$|, by McClr M:rn) Think 00lbout  F. A. WALKER t MENTAL EXPLOSIONS F BY any chance you sbould fall Into the lamerltable habit of becoming truculent, peevish, ill-humored and sharp-tongued in moments of trial, take a new tack and head straight for the delectable port of good-will. Nothing is more detrimental to the Individual bapplness and success than mental hysterics, whether they be of a mild or severe form. Often, in spite of htnself, the victim of passionate out- bursts is plunged into a sea of trouble from which he cannot extricate him- self without loss of friends and self. respect. Men and women have fallen from high estates by allowing a burst of anger to sweep them off their mental balance and been taught a very tren- chant principle for future Judgment and action. In most cases, however, too late to be of any use to them. If you will look about you, you will ee them among the sad-faced and forlorn, eking out a bare existence In a lowly station from whic they are unable to rise because of their ungov- ernable spirit. When an automobile has been wrecked by a careless driver It serves as  warning to other but It falls to restore the car. Just so do foolish persons who have ruined their life prospects through Impetuous impulse serve as warnings to the observing and thoughtful And yet the world goes on, a large part of it unmindful of what is takin$ place under Its very eyes. The true conclusion Ls obvious: if you will apply the experience- of others to yourself, profit by their fol- lies and hold your spirit in check when it Is about to burst forth into a violent quake, you will have nothing to fear. For .canapes olives are tndhqen- i able. Cut eight rounds of bread and spread with m)ftened butter. The rounds should be about two Inches In diameter. Toast them lightly before spreading with butter, Prepare a paste, using six shrimps chopped fine and then mashed with three table- sped+hints of mayonnaIse. Have rendy one-fourth o4' a cupni of stUffed olives, chopped with eight capers. Over the toasted rounds spread the shrimp paste, then the chopped olive mix- ture. Garnish with a slice of tuffed olive sad  at once. Zk. Zwieback Is often not obtainable and a recipe for it will be cherished by many. Take a yeast cake oftened In one- half cupful of warm Water, two table- spoonfuls of augsr, and mix well. Add flour to make a thin hatter, about half a cupful. Set aside to rise In a warm place, covering well with a cloth. An Interesting Archeologlcal Discovery Recently Made in the County of Surrey. Remains of an andent village, the first portion Of which was discovered In 1904 when sewage beds were made, have been found recently during sew- age development work at Wisley, Sur- rey. The date of the village is consid- ered to be from 50 B. C. to A. D. 50. Investigations have been very dirt- cult because most of the site of the vil- lage was dug away In 1904. On the present occasion a few hut dwellings had been found. These consisted of circular pits, six to seven feet aaron Anyone Laug00 You are fussy about the way folk handle beokal "Don't be an old fuss!" This Is what the unboklah and some- times the bookJ o& hurl at you. Never mlndl 'ffOu really love a book and you can't stand being a wttness to its mutilations. Books mean smetbing to you probably "the laughers couldn't stand seeing you hurt their field glasses, or their tennis rackets, etc. A book Is a marvelously- contrived thing, going through hundreds of processes between the brain of the writer and store co,enter. Ycm, o'nlng it, appre- ciate It, and appreciation is Jealous always of depre(qatlon. Books are one of the greatest of man's possessions and as sneh deserve a llttle more than casnal care, especially by book-lovers and oollectovs ! SO Your g.sway hem to: At tha worst--you are ove "fusf' over m)msthlag worth being ftmey  about. ( by MClre lhswlgper Sydteste.) very task wrought cmt In Imtkm Brings a blessing to the doer; Joy comes to the w&|tlng worker. But eludes the swift pursuer. GOOD THINGS FOR OCCASION8 'HE olive Is such an appetizer and " adds so mneh zest and flavor to many dishes that tt should alwalm be found on the shelf. For garnishing dishes one may eel Into a queen olive with a sharp knife and keeping close to the stone, pare In a spire: fashion. This wtil lesye the olive still shapely without the stone. Grove's Tasteless , Ohlll Tonic MAkes the Body ,lakes the Blood Rich. Father dmsn't realize how son lr growing'up untU son asks for his first [real suit. BABIES, CRY ,, FOR' CASTORIA Prepared E for Infants and Children of All Ages Mother ! Fletcher's Castorla hal been In rise for over 30 years as  + pleasant, harmless substitute for Cks- tor Oil, Paregoric, Teething Drops and Soothing Syrups. Contains no nareot. Ice. Proven directions ate 0tl end| package. Physicians r.ommend iL The genuine bears signature of tablespoonfuls of cream and one o: air in your life." softened huttr. Season well will "Gracious, mammal Have you o sail cayenne, and add eight lsrg gotten that th stork brought meY' olives, pttted and chopped, one pl Everybody's Magazine. menlo rubbed to a smooth paste ane : due tablespoonful of parsley chopped Many people don't care so much Add a pinch of thyme and mix el! tlherty. They only want to know |t,t together. Pres into a wet mold an there o be had,. chill thoroughly. Serve unmo/ded or a b+ed o lettuce or sliced as an lndl. j i Illlll vtduai seevllg. ( 1925 Western Newspalr Union ) hour later, when buhbles form on top, I '  " add two more tablespoonfuls of sugar, / n ' two tablespoonfuls of melted lard, two | -- Ca ada z National Flag. well beaten cinnamon end salt i "x'ne national flag of the Dominion to ;'ste ndo fs or rio., or |of Canada. of Grest and ,,f ,h+ a btt more.. Beat well, cover and let |Brlttsh empire, Is the Union Jack, la rise again In a warm place. When which are combined the crosses of St. light make into two small loaves and George for England, St. Andrew fo bake In a hot ovenn minutes. Scotland and St. Patrlek for Ireland. Take from the oven,ut tn half- The Union Jack la the only flag that inch slices and bake until brown on!may properly be flown from Canadian both sides. In a hot oven. Keep air flagpoles. It Is the only flag that regu- tight. Fine for babies and convalea- larly files from flagstaffs on the parlla meat buildings, Ottawa ; the leglslatlv# cents. ' -- buildings in provincial capitals; th, I thee" S,l,d. i Break a cake of cream cheese Into | pieces and mash to a paste with two Carrying ths Load. The recent publicity given co-eds the university has caused quite a lo of appareJtly "tongue-twisted" manta fro/n the co-eds themselves. For instance. In substance, the followlnli is a conv1rsation between two of tht fair damsels: "Well/ what do you think of thc scandal that they are shootIng at lal about petting partles" Other co-ed : "I have passed It p aa a huge Joke." "Why, sure; that's-all it is. should they accuse all of them bl actions of a few of usY'--Clumbus Dispatch. Her Only Flight Through Air. IAttle Nellie's mother wa entertah. lng a famous aviator. After he had finLshed a thrilling story, little daugh. : : ter sighel deeply and said: "I've clear forgot how 't feels tt sail through the air." "Why. Nellie," said her mother ill shocked voice, "you were never In tl custom houses and postofces of Can- ada and all Canndlan citadels, armm'/. and pubUc bulldlnl, '