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VEGETABLE CONTAINS HIGH DE-
’ GREE OF NUTRITION,
Baked and Served With Nuts and To
matoes, It Is Probably at Its Best
—Good Omelet for Lunch
eon or Supper.
MARIE VAN VORST— iam S
Lentils baked with a few chopped
Buts and tomatoes make a dish with
more value than meat. After a pint of
lentils have been soaked, drain and
«over them with fresh water and boil
Comte de Sabron. captain of French
•ntil the skins crack Place them In a
ravaltn-, take« to his quarters to raise by
shallow baking pan. mixing them with hand a motherless Irish terrier pup. and
* half pound of Brasil nuts which names it I'ltchoune He dines with th«
Marquise d'Kactlcnac and meets Miss Ju
have been peeled and chopped fine, lia
Redmond. American heiress. He la or
•prlnkle over two teaspoonfuls of salt, dered to Algiers but Is not allowed to
cover with strained tomatoes and bake takes servants
care of Pltehoune, who. longing tor
lor two hours.
his master, runs away from her
marquise plans to marry Julia to the Hue
1 Lentil cutlets make an excellent din de Tremont. Ihtehoune follows Sabron to
ner dish. Prepare a quart of lentils Algiers, do» and master meet, and Sabron
gets permission to keep hie dog with him.
by washing and placing In a granite The Due de Tremont finds the American
saucepan with a quart of cold water, heiress capricious Sabron. wounded In
engagement, falls Into the dry bed of
a teaspoonful of lemon juiee. two a an river
and is watched over by Pttchoune.
small onions, four whole cloves, three After a horrible night and day Pttchoune
Tremont takes Julia and the
red peppers, a teaspoonful of salt and n-.arquise to Alm-rx
In Il's yacht but has
a bunch of herbs—Including plenty of* doubts about Julia's Red Cross mission.
After long search Julia gets trace of Sa-
parsley Cover and cook over a mod bron's whereabouts.
erate fire until the water has been ab
sorbed and the lentils are soft, but
Take out the herbs,
onions and cloves and mix with the
From where he stood. Tremont
lentils half a pound of fresh mush could see the Comtesse de la Maine
rooms previously cooked in their own in her little shadow, the oriental
liquor and slightly flavored with mace decorations a background to her
—set aside the liquor of the mush slight Parisian figure, and a little out
rooms for gravy. Add to lentil and of the shadow, the bright aigret in
mushroom mixture two tablespoonfuls her hair danced, shaking its sparkles
of red currant jelly, a dessertspoonful of fire. She looked infinitely sad and
of meat or vegetable extract, a little infinitely appealing. One bare arm
red pepper and some celery salt. Add I was along the back of her lounge, She
unbeaten eggs, one or two at a time, leaned her head upon her hand.
Until the mixture is well bound to
After a few moments the Due de
gether. Then brush with egg. coat Tremont quietly left the piano and
with brown breadcrumbs, after shap Miss Redmond, and went and sat
ing Into a cutlet, and try in deep fat. ' down beside the Comtesse de la
With the cutlet serve a well-seasoned ' Maine, who. In order to make a place
brown gravy, using the mushroom for him,’moved out of the shadow.
liquid as foundation, and adding at
Julia, one after another, played
the last moment another small spoon songs she loved, keeping her fingers
ful of currant jelly.
resolutely from the notes that wanted
Lentil omelet is a splendid luncheon to run into a single song, the music,
or supper dish
Wash three table the song that linked her to the man
spoonfuls of lentils, then cook them whose life had become a mystery.
tn salted water. Melt a tablespoonful She glanced at the Due de Tremont
of butter in a saucepan, fry in it a and the Comtesse de la Maine. She
peeled chopped shallot, add the 'glanced at her aunt, patting Mimi,
drained lentils and fry a few minutes I who, freshly washed, adorned by pale
Moisten with three tablespoonfuls of | blue ribbon, looked disdainful and
brown sauce, season with salt and ! princely, and with passion and feeling
pepper and keep hot. Break six eggs I she began to sing the song that
and beat them up well with two table I seemed to reach beyond the tawdry
spoon fu Is of cream, season and pour | room of the villa tn Algiers, and to go
Into an omelet pan containing some ■ into the desert, trying in sweet In
When the omelet be tensity to speak and to comfort, and
gins to set spread the lentils over it as she sat so singing to one man,
•nd fold over. A little tomato sauce Sabron would have adored adding
may be poured around the base of the that picture to his collection.
dish if desired.
The servant came up to the mar
Cheese baked with lentils makes a quise and gave her a message. The
substantial and easily prepared dish. lady rose, beckoned Tremont to fol
Prepare the lentils as for the cutlet low her. and »'ent out on the veranda,
before the mushrooms are added and followed by Mimi. Julia stopped play
sprinkle several layers of grated ing and went over to the Comtesse de
cheese into the baking dish between la Maine.
the layers of lentils On the top put
"Where have my aunt and Monsieur
thick slices of ripe tomato's or cover de Tremont gone. Madame?”
well with canned ores. Over them
"To see someone who has come to
sprinkle finely chopped parsley and suggest a camel excursion. I believe."
dot the whole with small pieces of
“He chooses a curious hour.”
butter. Bake quickly and serve hot
"Everything Is curious in the East,
with or without gravy.
Mademoiselle,” returned the com
‘ In Germany one eats lentils this tesse. "I fee! as though my own life
Wash two cupfuls of lentils, were turned upside down."
soak over night, drain and cover them
"We are not far enough in the East
and one onion with boiling water and
for that,” smiled Julia Redmond. She
cook until tender, but not broken.
regarded the comtesse with her frank
Melt two tablespoonfuls of butter In
girlish scrutiny. There was in it a
a frying pan. stir in two tablespoon
fine truthfulness and utter disregard
fuls of flour and cook until brown;
of all the barriers that long epochs of
then add two onions, chopped fine,
etiquette put between souls.
three tablespoonfuls of vinegar and
Julia Redmond knew nothing of
two tablespoonfuls of the water the
lentils were cooked in. stir until boil French society and of the deference
ing, add the drained lentils with salt due to the arts of the old world. She
and pepper as needed and a grating of knew, perhaps, very little of anything.
Turn Into a double boiler She was young and unschooled. She
and cook slowly for 15 minutes, Serve knew, as Bome women know, how to i
feel, and how to be, and bow to love,
surrounded with cress.
She was as honeBt as her ancestors.
whose traditions is the story
Baked Brown Bread.
One cupful rolled oats; pour over that one of them could never tell a
one pint of boiling water and let stand lie.
Julia Redmond sat beside the Com
one hour. Then add one-half cupful
molasses, one teaspoonful salt, one ta- tesse de la Maine, whose elegance she
blespoonful butter, half yeast cake dis admired enormously, and taking one
solved In one-half cupful water. Make of the lady's hands, with a frank lik
■ tiff batter, adding one cupful graham ing she asked in her rich young voice:
"Why do you tolerate me. Madame?"
flour and the rest white flour. Make
"Ma chere enfant," exclaimed the
etiff as you can stir. To be set over
comtesse. "Why. you are adorable.”
"It is terribly good of you to
so." murmured Julia Redmond,
Save the Yolk*.
When, as frequently happens, the shows how generous you are.”
whites of several eggs are used, and
“But you attribute qualities to me
there is no immediate use for the I do not deserve, Mademoiselle.”
yolks, they can be kept fresh for sev-
"You deserve them and much more,
eral days by dropping them in a cup Madame. I loved you the first day I
carefully and then covering them gent saw you; no one could help loving
ly (so as not to break the delicate you.”
•kin), with cold water; change the
Julia Redmond was Irresistible. The
Comtesse de la Maine had remarked
her caprices, her moods, her sadness.
When Warming Over Meat
She had seen that the good spirits
The best way to warm up a roast of were false and. as keen women do,
meat is to wrap it in thickly greased she had attributed it to a love affair
paper, and keep it covered while in with the Due de Tremont. The girl's
By having it covered the frankness was contagious. The Com
■team will prevent the meat from be- tesse de la Maine murmured:
coming hard and dry, and it will be-
"I think the same of you, ma chere,
come heated through In less time.
vous etes charmante.”
■.... — ■
Julia Redmond shook her head She
did not want compliments, The eyes
Put enough bananas through a ric«r of the tw^ women met and read each
to fill one cup, add*two tablespoonfuls other.
of sugar, juice of half a small lemon
you be frank with me,
■nd one-half cupful of cream, whipped Madame? It Is so easy to be frank "
Beat all together and serve
It was. Indeed, Impossible for Julia
very cold with sponge cake, or as a Redmond to be anything else. The
layer cake filling.
comtesse, who was only a trifle older
than the young girl, felt like her
Making Beef Tea.
mother just then. She laughed.
it is necessary to cool soup or
"But be frank—about what?"
beef tea at once, pass it through a
"You see,” said Julia Redmond
clean cloth saturated with cold water. awtftly, "I care absolutely nothing for
Not a particle of fat will be left in the the Due de Tremont, nothing.”
"You don't love him?” returned Ma-
dame de la Maine, with deep acceutu-
atlon. "Is it possible?”
The girl smiled.
"Yes, quite possible. I think he fa
a perfect dear.
He is a splendid
friend and I am devoted to hltn. but
I don't love him at all. not at all.”
"Ah!” breathed Madame de la
Maine, and she looked at the Ameri
can girl guardedly.
For a moment It was like a passage
of arms between a frank young In
dian chief and a Jesuit. Julia, as it
were, shook her feathers and her
"And I don't care in the least about
being a duchess!
My father made
his money in oil. I am not an aristo
crat like my aunt.” she said.
“Then," said the Comtesse de la
Maine, forgetting that she was a
Jesuit, "you will marry Robert de
Tremont simply to please your aunt?”
"But nothing on earth would in
duce me to marry him!” cried Julia
“That's what I'm telling
you. Madame. I don't love him!”
The Comtesse de la Maine looked
at her companion and bit her lip.
¿the blushed more warmly than Is per
mitted In the Faubourg St.-Germain,
but she was young and the western
influence Is pernicious.
"I saw at once that you loved him,”
said Julia Redmond (rankly. “That's
why I speak as I do.”
The Comtesse de la Maine drew
back and exclaimed.
"Oh." said Julia Redmond, "don't
deny it. I shan't like you half so well
If you do. There is no shame In be
ing In love. Is there’—especially when
the man you love, loves you.”
The Comtesse de la Maine broke
down, or, rather, she rose high. She
rose above all the smallness of con
vention and the rules of her French
"You are wonderful,” she said,
laughing softly, her eyes full of tears
"Will you tell me what makes you
think that he is fond of me?"
"But you know it so well,” said
Julia. "Hasn't he cared for you for
a long time?”
Madame de la Maine wondered just
how much Julia Redmond bad heard,
and as there was no way of finding
out, she said graciously:
"He has seemed to love me very
dearly for many years; but I am
poor; I have a child.
He Is am-
bitlous and he is the Due de Tre-
“Nonsense," said Julia, "Ho loves
you. That's all that counts,
will be awfully happy.
marry the Due de Tremont, won't
you? There's a dear.”
"Happy," murmured the other worn-
an, "happy, my dear friend, I never
dreamed of such a thing!"
"Dream of It now,” said Julia Red
mond swiftly, "for it will come true.”
The Man In Rags.
The Marquise d'EsclIgnac, under the
stars, interviewed the native soldier,
the beggar, the man in rags, at the
foot of the veranda. There was a moon
as well as stars, and the man was dis
tinctly visible in all his squalor.
"What on earth is he talking about,
"About Sabron, marralne,” said her
The Marquise d'EsclIgnac raised her
lorgnon and said:
"Speak, man! What do you know
about Monsieur de Sabron? See. he is
covered with dirt—has leprosy, proba
bly.” But she did not withdraw. She
was a great lady and stood her ground.
She did not know what the word
Listening to the man's jargon and
putting many things together, Tremont
at last turned to the Marquise d'Es-
clignac who was sternly fixing the beg
gar with her haughty condescension:
"Marralne, be says that Sabron is
alive, tn the hands of natives in a cer
tain district where there is no travel,
in the heart of the seditious tribes. He
says that he has friends in a caravan
of merchants who once a year pass
the spot where this native village Is. »» 1
“The man’s a lunatic,” said the Mar
quise d'EsclIgnac calmly. "Get Abime-
lec and put him out of the garden,
Robert. You must not let Julia hear
"Marralne," said Tremont quietly,
"Mademoiselle Redmond has already
seen this man. He has come to see
"How perfectly horrible!” said the
Marquise d'EsclIgnac. Then she asked
rather weakly of Tremont: "Don't you
"Well, I think,” said Tremont, "that
the only Interesting thing Is the truth
there may be In what this man says.
If Sabron Is a captive, and he knows
anything about it, we must use his In
formation for all it is worth.”
"Of course,” said the Marquise d'Es
clIgnac, "of course. The war depart
ment must be Informed at once. Why
hasn't he gone there?”
"He has explained,” said Tremont,
"that the only way Sabron can be
saved is that he shall be found by out
siders One hint to his captors would
end his life.”
"Oh!” said the Marquise d'EsclIgnac
"I don't know what to do Bob! What
part can we take In thief”
Tremont pulled his mustache. Mimi
had circled round the beggar, suultlng
at his slippers and robe
made no objection to the little crea
ture, to th« fluffy ball surrounded by a
hug«« bow, and Mimi sat peacefully
down In the moonlight, at th« beggar's
"Mlml seems to like him." said th«
Marquise d'EsclIgnac helplessly, "she
Is very particular “
"She finds that he has a serious and
convincing manner," said Tremont.
Now the man. who had been a sileut
listener to the conversation, said In
(airly comprehensible English to the
"If the beautiful grandmother could
have seen the Capitalne de Sabron on
the night before the battle—“
"Grandmother, indeed!” exclaimed
the marquise Indignantly. "Come.
Mlml! Robert, finish with this creature
and get what satisfaction you can from
him. I believe him to be an Impostor;
■ t any rat«, he does not expect iu« to
mount a camel or to lead a caravan to
Tremont put Mlml In her arms; sh«
folded her lorgnon and sailed majestic-
Nonsense,” Said Julia.
ally away, like a highly decorated pin
nace with silk sail*, and Tremont, In
the moonlight, continued to talk with
the alncere and convincing Hammet
Now the young girl had his letters
and her own to read. They were
sweet and sad companions and ■he
laid them side by side She did not
weep, because she was not of the
weeping type; she had hope.
Her spirits remained singularly
even. Madame de la Maine had given
her a great deal to live on.
"Julia, what have you done to Rob
"Nothing, ma tante."
"He has quite changed. This excur
sion to Africa has entirely altered him
He Is naturally so gay,” said the Mar
quise d'EsclIgnac "Have you refused
“Ma tante. he has not asked tne to
be the Duchess de Tremont."
Her aunt's voice was earnest.
"Julia, do you wish to spoil your life
and your chapces of happiness? Do
you wish to mourn for a dead soldier
who has never been more than an ac
quaintance? 1 won't even say a friend."
What she said sounded logical.
"Ma tante, I do not think of Mon
sieur de Sabron as dead, you know.”
"Well, In the event that he may be.
my dear Julia.”
"Sometimes," said the girl, drawing
near to her aunt and taking the older
lady's hand quietly and looking In her
eyes, "sometimes, ma tante, you are
The marquise kissed her and sighed:
"Robert's mother will be so un
"But she has never seen me, ma
"She trusts my taste, Julia.”
"There should be more than 'taste'
In a matter of husband and wife, ma
(TO HE CONTINUED.)
George W. Perkins said at a dinner:
"There are some people who Insist
on seeing an octopus In every trust.
These people cross question you as
suspiciously as the young wife cross
questioned her husband after the ban
"A young husband attended his first
banquet, and a few days afterward his
wife said to him:
"'Howard, Is It true that you were
the only sober man at that banquet?”
"'No, of course notl’ Howard Indlg
"‘Wb was. then?' said bls wife.
8toned Jail; Is Jailed.
In an effort to extricate her son
Chester from jail by force. Mrs. Alice
Rollins of Tappan, Rockland county.
New York, was locked up herself and
sentenced to 30 days' Imprisonment
In that village.
When the jailer refused to liberate
her son, Mrs. Rollins gathered recks
and other ammunition and opened firo
She gave a correct Imitation of the
bombardment of Dlxmnde and re
duced the glass In the Jail windows to
fragments before she was arrested.
The son was committed to the bouse
of refuge for burglary.
BAD HABITS OF COLTS
Trick Once Learned Becomes
Harder to Break Each Day.
Example Cited of City Man Who At
tempted to Approach Head of Young
Animal of Extremely Nerv
(By J. M BELL)
The secret of breaking a colt prop-
erly la to keep him from learning bad
habits, not curing him of them after
they have been acquired, although the
latter must be done if he has acquired
them, providing you want a well-
A bad trick once learned soon bw
comes a set habit, becoming harder
to cure each day if not slopped In the
Let me cite an example: A neigh
bor of mine has a very tine colt that
he put in the hands of a trainer to
break to light harness, double and
■Ingle, and also the ■addle.
The trainer knew his business and
In a month's time the colt was fairly
steady in harness and under the
saddle, but, being of a nervous dispo
sition and rather suspicious of human
bolr»s, had to be handled very care
He was especially nervous when
auyone approached his bead, whether
he was tied In hla stall or to a hitch-
Ing post, and Inclined to run back
against the hslter or bridle If ap-
proached too hurriedly.
The trainer—a real horseman—who
noticed all peculiarities of the many
different horse« he handled from lime
to time, was extremely csreful nut to
excite this particular colt and cer
tainly not when be was tied.
Consequently, the colt, although
showing signs of nervousness at times,
never attempted to really pull back
and break away.
The trainer left, after hla work was
done, and soon afterward a city cousin,
a good fellow, but no horseman, |>ald
my neighbor a visit and be was given
the colt to ride.
Now, although the city man was no
horseman in the strict acceptance of
the word, yet be was devoted to horse-
GOOD EGG CANDLING OUTFIT
Simple and Practical Device May Be
Made Out of sn Ordinary Paste
board B om and ■ Lamp.
In spits of the greatest car«. It will
sometime« happen under ordinary
farm conditions that an occasional
bad «■< will appear among thus« sent
to market It would be wise to candle
every egg shipped Candling Is "the
process of testing eggs by passing
light through them so as to reveal the
condition of the contents." A simple
candling outfit may be made of an
ordinary pasteboard box, sufficiently
large to be placed uver a small hand
lamp after the ends have been re
moved. The box should have a hole
cut In It on a level with the flame of
the lamp. Heveral notches should be
cut In the e«|ges on which the box
Simple Candling Outfit.
rests, to supply air to the lamp. The
box ought to be sufficiently large to
prevent danger from catching fire The
box should be mad« of corrugated
pasteboard, but ordinary pasteboard
will serve the purpose
done In the «lark, or at least away
from strong light, and the egg Is held
against th» hole In the side of ths
box when Its condition may be seen.
An egg that shows any defect should
not b« marketed
GIVE SHEEP Sv £ ATTENTION
Animals Should Not Bs Allowed to
Stand on Wot or Muddy Dirt
Floor»—Avoid Rangy Breeds.
No man who understands his busi
ness will ever allow his sheep to stand
on wet or muddy dirt floors
When selecting sheep for breeding
beware of th« long legged, rangy
Get those that are close to
the ground. There Is no money In
raising sheep lege
If the pastures are ■hort this fall
the sheep must have some grain or
they will fall back to a point where
all profit will be lost In bringing them
When pastures get short the sheep
will eat the roots of the grass right
out of the ground if too many are
kept in one lot.
Better food some
grain and save the grass.
Ever notice that th«« pastures where
sheep are kept grow better grass than
those used for horses or cows?
A Well-Trained Colt.
A South Dakota man has kept coy
back riding and tn his riding togs cut otes and even dogs away from his
quite a respectable figure
flock by siting up scarecrows In tha
He called on the writer one after shape of a man. These he changes
noon, tying his mount, the above-men from one part of the pasture to an
other every dny or two.
tioned colt, to a tree.
Later, as he was ubout to leave, he
walked straight to the colt's head; the IMPROVE THE RURAL HOMES
latter edged away, backing the full
length of the reins; the rider then Kentucky Club Formed to Stimulate
extended a gloved hand straight in
Farmer's Intereet In Crops and
the colt's face with the idea of pat-
Beautify Their Premises.
ting him on the nose, but the now
trembling young animal mistook the
(By L. P BROWNING.)
abrupt motion, and, swinging back,
A commercial club In Kentucky has
broke the bridle at the headHtall and appropriated a sum of money to be
given as prizes among the residents of
The city man was somewhat ■ur a certain section of th« country for
prised when I suggested that be the best kept lawns and the best dis
should have quietly untied tho colt plays of farm and gariinn products
and then patted him, holding on to ths The Idea of the club Is to Induce the
reins the while.
people living in that section to im
He enticed the colt into my stable, prove their surroundings and beautify
fixed the bridle, and my friend mount tholr premise«.
It believes In the
ed and rode off
value of keeping up appearances and
Since then this horse has broken that there Is a profit In beautification
loose several times, and It will require which rural communities are not npt
something stronger than an ordinary to appreciate.
halter and bridle to prova to him that thinks there are many rural homes
he must "stand hitched," as the say that could be greatly Improved In ap
pearance by neatly kept lawns, at
A heavy rope halter tied around his tractive shrubs and well-cultivated gar
n«ck and then passed through a ring dens, nnd hss come to the conclusion
}f the bit so as to draw equally on the that timely attention given to details
neck and head will probably stop the of this character by the farmer would
not only vastly Improve the appear
ance of his place, but stimulate his
MORE LIVE STOCK IS NEEDED interest In the success of all his crops.
Unless More Attention Is Given to REASONS FOR “POOR FEEDER”
Farm Animals Fertility of Soil
Will Be Depleted.
Foreign Bodies Often Found Embedded
In Tongue of Animal—Wire and
(By WALTER B. I.EUTZ.)
Nsllo Lodge In Stomach.
unless American farmers grow
more live stock In the future the fer-
(By H. B EAKINS.)
tlllty of the soil will be wasted at
Every year It has been noticed
luch a rate that farming will prove among cattle In feed lots, that a few
generally unprofitable. Such Is the individuals would not make the gains
toncluslon which has been reached by expected. Various causes have been
itudents of the problem, as well as attributed to this condition as "poor"
practical farmers In every commu- teeth, Indigestion, Infectious diseases,
inity of the United States.
The farm animal is absolutely nee-
Upon post-mortem Inspection of
tssary. There are many reasons for several thousand beef cattle In some
Live stock enables much of of the packing houses of the West,
the waste about the farm to be con the author has frequently found for
verted into meat, milk and work. eign bodies, as barley beards, or fox
Much of the crops on the farm can tall, embedded In the tongue, In some
>e marketed In smaller packages, Instances resulting in abscess forma
when converted Into butter, milk and tion, or even actinomycosis (wooden-
neat. The boys and girls on the farm tongue); or penetrating through the
ire far more liable to become Inter- wall of the second stomach (honey
isted in farming If an Interest In live comb) a short piece of baling wlra
itock can be awakened.
or a nail. Hometimes this piece of
wire or other foreign body has pene
trated a lung, pneumonia ensuing, or
The most common causes of poultry Into the heart or Its coverings, re
llseases are constitutional weaknesses sulting oft times in gangrenous Inflam
lu« to wrong breeding.