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Jl I II I II I Ill - C BREWSTER HERALD Cheerio Chapters run for A. the Children Edited by DOROTHY EDMONDS PEGGY'S TREASURE HUNT There are six errors in the draw- Ing of this lighthouse and fisher- man. See if you can locate them all putting everything neatly, search- Ing everywhere for the possible aidden treasure that Uncle Ned seemed so sure they would find. After a while though, she began to get discouraged. She had almost cleaned the whole house and noth- Ing exciting had been found. "Keo, looking," said Uncle Ned. "When the pirates were most discouraged was when they usually found their richest treasures." Suddenly, in a back closet, under the back stairs, Peggy touched something In the floor that felt loose. "Uncle Ned, come quick, here's e secret cupboard." She pushed a little, and sure enough s board In the floor came loose, but Instead of there being s Peggy was one of four children who were all younger than herself. She was a great help to her moth- er but she did the housework more to help her mother than because she liked to do it. She was par- tlcularly fond of adventure. "Oh, dear," she sighed one day, "l wish somethlng would happen. Or I wish I could go on a treas- ure hunt." Her uncle was In the room, Un- cle Ned of whom all the children were so fond. "Why don't you?" sa/d he. '*Here you live In a big old house that must be Just full of hidden treasure." "Oh, no," said Peggy. "I've swept and dusted every few days and I know there is no hidden treasure here." "You bare to hunt for treasure, you know," said Uncle Ned. "And you have to be like the old time pirates, Just out looking for it to find It. Now let's see, there's the attic, and the cellar, and the clos- ets. Are you sure you've cleaned thoroughly In all those places?" "Well, there's some closets 1 guess I haven't cleaned so thorough- ly, Uncle Ned." "Fine, then we'll go on our treas- ure hunt' right away." This was certainly an exciting change from housework. Peggy worked diligently, cleaning every corner, looking under everything, [I00gh .... .... II By WALTER ts of Ne00v York ii i t i You can talk about game boxers and game ball players, but often I think about tim gamest sportsmen I know are old-timers in the theatrical profession. Through the depression, you might have seen them walking along the streets, coming out of em- ployment ol1%es, actint as waiters or at any other Job they could get, a lit- tle thinner, their clothes a little more W'orn fr0m brushing, but always calm and courteolm, and never a whine out of them. I know of one old actor who must be close to seventy. He never was really a star, but he played prom. lnent parts in roll)port of stars and made good money. During these days, he bought a little place down by the shore. Now he lives there, tie speaks of it as his country home; says be is staying there until he ac- cepts a part again. * $ S Actually, it is a small two-room shack, unpainted and forlorn, in one room Is an old four-post bed, an an- tique table, and a chair of good de- sign which needs repairs. On the walls are signed theatrical photo- graphs, old programs, a stage dag- ger. The table holds a book in soft leather binding, the last relic of a library. The back room has a sink, an oil stove, and s round iron stove fitted for coal, If there Is any, but which also can be made to burn drift. wood. There is one old china cup, saucer, and plate; a tin cup; a fry- Ing pan; a coffee-pot. There are two up-to-date appliances In evidence. One Is an electric light bulb, suspend- ed from the ceiling by an insulated wire; the other Is a telephone. e 15 t Except on the occasions wimn he c-ars In town, that telephone Is the old actor's chief link with the outside world, Its number Is in the book. If you call IL the owner will answer in his polished, courtly voice. He will explain that, from motives of economy, he has had to let "his man" go. Hearing that voice, you will vision the owner as speaking from some large and paneled room, with a deep rug on the polished foot and draperies at the windows. You will vision him so---if you don't know het- ter, Never s whimper, never a eom- plalnL But the chances are that some day a friend will call that hum- bar, and the telephone will ring and this. The old,timer will have been L SiVm a new role--a permanent part, Imfittg a fine actor and a gallant ,, sentlemau. o,,t,,. L: ,,,-,... bul on leased land. In m0sf ,of the oRI. ing time leases tltot is a clause veltaino t'6wner's box." This clause, In +'e original leases and therefore hi,cling In any sublease, provides that a box shall be set aside hole under there, there was still another board with a tiny keyhole in It. "Let's see," said Uncle Ned. "Let's find an old bunch o keys." They found several of those and tried each one. Most of them seemed too large, but one tiny key was Just right. They unlocked the secret cupboard and Inside was a small box, but alas another key hole was In that and this key would not fit, Another one must be found. Mother had a bunch of keys In her room that fitted silver trunks and Jewelry boxes. That was the one to get. And much to Peggy's Joy one of the keys unlocked the box. Peggy could scarcely hold herself with excitement and when the lid of the box was lifted there rested a very old gold piece, and a very old letter. She picked up the letter to read it. 'o the person who finds this hidden treasure: Good luck l Keep this gold piece and find five others hidden In the house. A treasure is only something which one person finds who hunts longer and more thoroughly than some one else. Be thorough in all that you do, and many hidden treasures will be yours." "Uncle Ned, Uncle Ned," cried Peggy. 'here are treasures In this house after all. Oh, how exciting." And you may be sure Peggy started very soon in search of the others to be found. (. *95|. Western Newsavsr UnlonA YES, WHOSE? Wiley (Just wedl --George, Just think what the neighbors will say when they hear that 1 do my own worlL HubbWhosa work do you want do? for the owner of the land, or his heirs, and shall always be obtainable on demand for any performance. S $ s Women's mushroom hats coverlid the forehead, ears and head, and met coat collars In the rear. New style hats barely cover one eye and one ear. As a result, the huslness of hairdressers has been htlmulated by Age of Ink on Wills Wins Estate for Woman Oakland, Calif.--The age of Ink on two wills, both dated the same, won for Miss Victoria Nowell the $30,000 estate of her sister, Miss Harrlel Nowell, under Superior court ruling. When E. tO. Helnrtch, Berkeley graphologist and criminologist, testl. fled I,efore Judge Lincoln Church thu! the shorter of two wills, leaving every- thing to Miss Nowell, was wrltteu aT a later date than one dividing the es- tate with charity the Judge ruled In favor of the dead woman's sister. Good Things Old and New NE would not really have any ap- preciation of how good pumpkin is aside from pie filling unless one has tasted : Pumpkin Preserves. Remoe the rind and seeds rom a small sweet pumpkin, sometimes called "pie pumpkins." Cut the pumpkin into small cubes and cook In a very little water until tender. Drain and weigh; for every pound of pumpkin use one pound of sugar, two lemons or two ounces of ginger root, or both may be use(] If desired. Slice the lemons and cook In a very little water until quite tender, then add water and all; there should he very little water left to the pumpkin. Soak the ginger root over night and add that to the pump- kin and sugar. Cook, stirring until the pumpkin Is transparent. Drain. pack In Jars and cook down the slrup until It Is thlck, pour over the pre- serves and seal. Pear and Apple Conserve. Take one pint of each of diced pears and tart apples. Steam one cupful of well-washed seedless raisins for 30 rain. utes. Add them with the Juice and grated rind of a lemon, three and one- half cupfnls of sugar and one-half cup- ful of walnuts. Cook until clear, add Ing the nuts ten minutes before tak- Ing off. Nuts may he omitted and a little preserved ginger added. Turn Into glass and seal with paraffin. The mixture should be cooked until thick and clear. Peach Chutney. Take four pounds of peaches, one- half capful of chopped onion, one-hal pound of seeded raisins, one red pep- per pod, two tablespoonfuls of chili powder, two teaspoonfuls of ground ginger, one-fourth cupful of mustard seed, six tablespoonfuls of salt aud one and one-fourth pounds of brown sugar. Put the onion, raisins and red pepper through the food chopper. Peel the peaches, cut Into pieces and mix with the other Ingredients. Cook slowly for fully an hour or until the chutney at- tains a rich brown color. It should re- semble gruel. Pack In hot sterile bot- tles, seal and cook fifteen minutes below boiling. . ,932. Western Newspaper Union. Washington Women Help Provide for the Needy Mrs. Henry L. Stlmson, wife of tile secretary of state, with other prominent Washington women, as cloth was handed out to State department women to be sewed Into garments for tile needy. Left to right: Mrs. Wilbur Cart, wife of the assistant ecretary of state; Mrs. David A. Salmon, and Mrs. William McNelr. a new flock of curls, and women have been catching colds in the back of their necks. s  IS They tell me that a lot of actors out of work are thinking' of establish- InS a sort of vaudeville trucking route. "The idea Is to take the show to the customers and then pass the hat. a s is The rocking.chair, It Is asserted, was Invented some 300 years ago. It seems as if we knew folks who had been sitting In them longer than that. My Neighbor ' ., Says:00- ABEl, your Jars and bottles with . adhesive tape and write on the tape with red Ink what the Jars con. taln. The tape sticks to the Jars and Is not as likely to loosen as the paper labels. Potatoes pared In the mornlug and soaked In cold water till noon taste Canada Plans to Keep Its Large Paper Money Ottawa, Ont.--Canada's dollar bills will retain their present size for an indefinite period, according to Intima- tions from the department of finance. Relorts have been circulated recently that Canada would follow the axample of the United States by issuing bills of a similar size. Such a proposal was under consideration, but when it was found that some banks had of- fered a new issue of large bills the project was dropped. Houses "Imported" by Coast Settlers YalleJo, Calif.  Twentieth-cen- tury Californians pattern their homes after the houses of France, Spain or Great Britain, but In the days of California's post-Spanish glory an aristocrat who wished to build himself an attractive new es- tate frequently imported the very buildings from afar. Thus In 1850 Gen. Marlano Gua- dalupe ValleJo Imported a hous from New York and another from Switzerland. About a mile from Sonoma they stand today. The first was made to order In Switzerland. Dismantled, It was loaded piece by piece into a sailing vessel. From Europe It made the many weeks' Jonrney to Callfornla around the Horn. Carried by ox-drawn carts to the Intended site, the pieces were put together by Indians. Each piece. numbered, was carefully laid In Its proper place. No nails or screws were used In the building. It was ghled and bound together. The second house was construct- ed in New York, taken apart and packed by wagon over prairies and mountains. MIGHT HELP OUT "Say, ms, can I have the wish. bone ,today?" "Why, Willie?" "I wanter wish for a palr of skates for my birthday." IT I How It started T[ A "Jovial" Nature HERE are many of us who are In. .'lined to be sceptical of the science --pseudo or otherwise--known as as. trology. And yet, those amongst us who are the most hardened unbellev. ers, would have no hesitation at all In saying about a man "he tins a Jovial dlsposltion"thus unconsciously confirming the old Idea. that the stars and planets have au influence upon our nature and constitution. For tim word ."Jovial" In the phrase under consideration, comes to us from Jove, In turn derived from Jupiter, which planet was supposed to govern man's constitution to the extent of making him happy and cheerful--JusT as our word "lunatic" Is a throw-back to tim days when Too much contempla tion of tim moon (Luna) made a man insane. Science is dead--long live science So it has always been down through the centuries. And wblle astrology may have died. It Ires not quite heen buried. It Is with us at least In thought and In Idiom, In which we hark back to ancient terms and Ideas to characterize states of mlnd or body as modern as they are old. (@, Bell Syndleate.)WNI) service. Silver Foxes Tattooed to Help Identification Stuart, Neb.--Breeders of sliver foxes at the Stuart fur farms, north of here, have devised a way of keep. InS straight on the family trees of each fox. A black Ink pigment is tattooed with an electric needle Into each ear of the fox. This serves as a breeding record guide and also to identity the fox if It escapes from the pens. The Ink never fades or wears out. On one ear the letters "S S" are tat. tooed, and on the other a number and the year the fox was born are tat. tooed. To do the tattooing, the fox Is cap. tured, his mouth tied shut so he can. not nip the tattoo man, and the anl. real is stretched out on a flat topped table. 193. Bell Syndleate.WNU 8ervlc Driver Dozes at Wheel, Starts Train of Grief Lynn, Mass.A lot happened when Alevander Kowera, a florlsL dozed at the/wheel. The automobile hit a hydrant, re- leasing a torrent of water which felled a telegraph pole carrying high. tension wlre The Pines river drawbridge, oper  ated hy the wires, tenlporarlly was crippled, and street lights In the manufacturhlg district were extln- gulshed. The wires set fire tO the aurorae. bile. = Kowera was treated for burns and then taken to courL where he was fined $25 for reckless driving. Parrot Saves Family Brandon, ()re.--A sixty-year.old par- rot saved the lives of Its owners and then died In a fire that destroyed their home. Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Way and their daughter, Catherine, were awakened by *l*e bird's cries. They had barely time to escape with their own lives. Old Polly. four love birds, and tweqve canaries perished, very much better. You will find s. good deal of starch, which makes po- tatoes pasty, will soak ouL When stockings wear ouL cut feet off, split each stocking leg, then sew the two pieces together. hese make splendid dust cloths and are easily washed. $ $ Fresh gingerbread topped with whipped cream or ice cream makes a delicious dessert for rainy day lunch. eon. () by the &unsifted Newspaper =) Cares [or Own Victim Union, S. C.--Clty authorities had virtually no trouble at all with the shooting of Bud Martln hy Ed Peake. After shooting Martin, l'eake put the injured man in his automobile and ht- tied him to the hospital. At the hospl- t I he agreed to pay all expenses. He then surrendered to police. Odds 1$0,000,000 to l Washlngtun.The odds against railway passenger meeting death in an accident while traveling are 150,000,- 000 to L This reassuring figure is shown In reports of the American Rail- way asseclatlon. Two of the Newly Elected Senators Among the Democrats who were chosen for the senate In the recent elec- tion were *hese two representatives, John H. Overton of Louisiana (left), and William H. Dietrich of Illinois (right). The former succeeds Senator Broussard and the latter takes Senator Glenn's seal Friday, December 16, 1932 II Dessert Recipes Now in Season Delectable Tit-Bits That Arc at the Command of the Hostess Who Plans Wisely. ITH the wlnter season now In full swing and the harvest of nuts over, tile smart hostess Is quick to take advantage of the new dessert rectpes featuring walnuts, pecans nnd other varieties. Easy to prepare, these dishes form a contrast to the standard sweets and contain all of the freshness of the kernels, whose flavor now Is better than at any other time during the year. l'hree of the new desserts follow : NUT BROWN PUFF 1 cup sugar;  teaspoon salt; 1 cups sonlded milk; 2 egg' yolks, beat- en;. cup soda crackers, crumbled; V4 cup nut meats, chopped;  tea- spoon almond flavoring;  teaepoon vanilla; 2 egg whites. Mlx crundded crackers, sugar, salt ad cover with scalded milk. Stir Into beaten egg yolks. Add nut meats and flavoring and fold In stiff- ly beaten egg whites. Pour Into but- tered baking dtsh. Rake In a moder- ate oven thirty-five to forty minutes. DATE ROLL cup dates, stoned and cut fine; S marshmallows, cut fine;  cup graham crackers, finely crumbled; cup nut meats, broken;. 5 table- spoons cream; 1 teaspoon vanilla. Cruml)le crackers fine and reserve three tablespoons of crueker crumbs for coating roll. Combine other crumbs with dates, marshmallows and nut meats. Blend with cream, add vanllla and shape Into a roll. Coat with cracker crumbs and place In refrigerator three-four hours t(> set nnd chili. Serve In slices with added whipped cream. A wonderful lee-box dessert: six portions. PIRATE BARS 1 cups graham crackers;  tea* spoon salt; la teaspoon baking pew- tier; ts cups dates: 1 cup chopped nut meas; 8 eggs well beaten; 1 cul> brown suKar. Crumble graham crackers fine and mix with salt and baking powder and add chopped pitted dates anO nuts. Beat the eggs and sugar to- gether and combine the two mixtures, mixing thoroughly. Turn Into well- buttered shallow pan. Rake In mod- erate oven twenty to twenty-five min- utes. Cut In bars while warm. De- licious soft cookles; this recipe makes sixteen bars one inch thick. Preparation. elght minutes. Beware the Cough or Cold thatHangs On Persistent coughs and colds lead to eerious trouble. You can stop them now with Creomulsion, an emulsified creosote that is pleasant to take. Crcomulsion is - new medical discovery with two-fold ac- tion; it soothes and heals the inflamed membranes and inhibits germ growth. Of all known drugs, creosote is recog- nized by high medical authorities as ono of the greatest healing agencies for per- sistent coughs and colds and other form of throat troubles. Creomulsion contains, in addition to creosote, other healing ele- ments whleh soothe and heal the infected membranes and stop the irritation and in- flammation, while the creosote goes on t, the stomach, is absorbed into the blood. attacks the seat of the trouble and checks the growth of the germs. Creomu/sloa is guaranteed satlsfactory in the treatment of persistent coughs and colds, bronchial asthma, bronchitis and other forms of respiratory diseases, and is excellent for building u tbe system after colds or flu. Money refunded if any ooughorcold, no matter of how]ongstand- lag, is not relieved after taking according todireetions. Askyourdmggi (Adv.) DeDendable lnen, wonleB s.nd boys over 18 to distribute circulars In your loealitYg pormanont; el} or part time. Independent Service. 2510 St. George St., Dallas. TexaS. Our Times "A Great Show" Even If l am blown to pieces in the destruction of London during the next war, or starved to death during the next British revolution, I hope that I shall find time to think, as I die, "I am glad that I lived when and where I did. "It was a great show."--& B. S. Haldane In "Living Phllnsophles." NASAL U. S, Owas Citi=e-s The total public debt of the United States at present Is about $16,000,- 000,000, whicll Is more than $130 per capita. This money was borrowed from citizens and residents of the country, who receive Inter. on.their bonds. The United States has no foreign debt. ALMOST FLAT ON HER BACK Aching backl Will k never stop? Shds nearly desperate, Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vegetsbl Como pound has relieved "minine troubles" OV 50 yS.