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:i Page Six THE OBSERVER August 3, ]939 62 REGISTER FOR HARMON VACATION Harmon.--Sixty-two children of St. Flannen's parish took advant- age of the vacation school of re- ligion conducted for two weeks un- der the direction of Sister M. Sa- cred Heart, Sister M. Daniel and Sister M. Gerard, all Sisters of St. Joseph from Our Lady of Beth- lehem academy, LaGrange, Ill. The children attended Mass each morning and recited the prayers from the missal . The dally pro- gram of religious . instruction, church music and varied Catholic i_ St. Vincent's Jottings Sister of Pastor Teaches at Tampico Tampico.--The summer religious instruction school of St. Mary's par- ish opened last Monday, July 31, and will continue for three weeks. The sessions last from 8:30 to ii1:30 a. m., with 30 minute re- cess at 10 o'clock. Classes are taught by two Sisters of the In- stitute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (commonly called Ladies of Lor- etto) of Chicago. Mother M. Emiliana, a sister of the Roy. T. C. Maguire,-pastor of St. Mary's church, is from Loretto academy in the Woodlawn district of Chicago. She has charge of the instruction of the beginner's divi- sion. Mother M. Seraphina is from Freeport.--Early in the week the St. Bernard's grade and high crew completed their school in the Englewood district action projects created a live in- work. The boys assisted in gather- of Chicago and conducts the class- terest. An entertainment, of which the Rosary was the theme, ing the bundles in the field and es for the second division of the was given last Friday morning, hauling them to the machine .... [school. The dramatization of the Joyful Mr. Marchesi of the State theatre Children in the beginner's dirt- Mysteries was most inspiring. A gave a treat to 40 of the older chil- sion will receive their first Holy picnic lunch which followed the dren when Shirley Temple in "'The Communion Sunday, August 20, at the 7 o'clock Mass. There will program was thoroughly enjoyed. The chool closed Sunday, July 30, with general Holy Communion for all the children. Nine little ones received their first Holy Com- munion. They were June Kent, Donald Apple, Helen Stuker, Care- 00Jra00. 00aspaai 1209 S. Walnut Ave. Freepor Ill An accredited school of nursing conducted by Franciscan Sisters oi the Sacred Heart. Four years Hgl- School required. 5 T O V E 5 AND ALl= Refrigerators MAJOR APPLIANCES THE FREEPORT HARDWARE CO. FREEPORT, ILL. S DRINK TERLING TRULY the Better BEER Sterling Brewers, Inc. -- Freeport "QUALITY" CLOTHING AND FURNISHINGS 107 West Stephenson Street Opp. Court House FREEPORT Dress Well and Succeed i No'n" MEMORIAL WORKS Phone West 2117 Manufacture of and Dealer In FINE GRANITE MEMORIALS Satisfaction Guaranteed 115-17 So. State Ave. Freeport Little Princess" was showing at his theatre. i With the threshing finished at the farm, work progressed on the remodeling of the machine shed. New posts had to oe set along some of the fences .... Through the kindness of Mr. Demeter, chair- man of the park board, the boys have enjoyed many evenings at the Red park pool. Last Sunday even-:ng Mr. Neaie Helvey invited 25 children to the shew produced by his stock corn pany. The hospitality shown was rvyal. Vhen the vendors were go- ing about with crackerjack each on from St. Vincent's received a package with the compliments of the management. Tickets were al- o Iccei-ed for the drawings on three diamond rings. Hareld Waits was a winner. The Beech-Nut touring circuc ap- peared on the grounds last Tues- day morning. The children re- ceived samples /rum the young men in charge. Mr. Win. Trevillian invited the drill team, under the direction of Capt. Carl Weifenbach, and the boxing team, under the direction of Mr. Frank Munda, to be present at his home this evoning when he entertains the American Legon Drum and Bugle corr, s. line Clinton, Frances Henry, Pa- tricia Brandon, David Branden, Rita Heilgeist and Lorraine Wolf. Two little girls, Harriet Blackburn and Marian Miller, representing an- gels, led the procession to the altar. The Rev. David A. Murphy, pas- tor, preached the sermon for the occasion. MASS FOR FRANCe VICTORY Dublin.--Prior to the annual meeting here of the Union of Priests of the Irish college, Sala- manca, Solemn Mass of Thanks- giving for the success of General France in Spain was celebrated in St. Terega's Carmelit church. Schwarz Funeral Home B. LEO SCHWARZ 816 S. Galena Ave. Phone Main 3030 [:)Y ASSmT-\\;- FREEPORT [ C OAL Burn the Cleanest | WHITF. OAK PACKAGE COAL I HARRINGTON. McKINSTRA Phone Main 3130 Freeport FREEPORT Auto Parts (USED) SANDERS AUTO WRECKING CO. HIGHEST CASH PRICES FOR CARS TRUCKS OR TRACTORS Wa Buy, Sell or Trade 4147 Monterey St. Auto Service Hutmacher & Zurbriggen Nash-LaFayette Sale= and Service STANDARD 01L PRODUCTS NATIONAL BATTERIES KELLY TIRES Phone 3127 1017 West Avenue Hardware CHAS. 5. HEPNER CO. 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Main St. Phone Main 389 Plumbing AND HEATING STOKERS OIL BURNERS LING- SECKER CO. "ONE TRIP PLD-MBERS ' 512 S. Cherry St. Main 1985 Shoe Repair JOHN PERA Since 1902 110 SOUTH VAN BUREN ST. Dry Goods E. A. BLUST Dry Goods 10 EAST MAIN STREET TONY GUCCIONE Custom Tailor t0 North Chicago Avenue PHONE. MAIN 782 Extinguishers Approved Equipment for EVERY TYPE of FIRE HAZARD R. H. BARBER 526 W. GARFIELD [Wallpaper, Paint HARRY W. 5CHWARZ Paints, Wallpaper and Glas 8TORE FRONTS Phone b53 122 E 8tephenson Groceries ART CREMER GROCERIES MEATS Ask for Our List of Fast Dsy Foods SEA FOODS FROZEN FOODS Phons" 334-33S f>05 $. Adams Eyes Optometrist lit Ae '' W RETT  406 2no Nat'l Bank BIOg. i Examined  Glasses Fitteo be special music by the church :heir and the parish children. The Rev. F. C. Maguire will preach :he sermon for the occasion. Many At Hospital Benefit Festival Freeport. -- The Sisters of St. Francis, who conduct St. Francis hospital, were hosts to a large gath- ering of friends and benegactors last Tuesday evening when the an- nual summer festival was held on the hospital grounds. Proceeds from the affair will be used for contemplated improve- ments at the hospital. The following chairmen and the members of the various commit- tees aided in making the event a very successful one: Mrs. Wm. Brown general chairman; Charles P. Guenther, Mrs. John Jaeger, Mrs. E. A. Lilly, Mrs. A. H. Fied- ler and Mrs. L. E. Girard, refresh- ments; Philip Mueller, coffee and lunch stand; Mrs. Wm. Brown, pop and crackerjack; Miss Eileen Campbell, candy; Mrs. E. A. Hut- macher and Mrs. C. D. Messing, fau.cy work; Mrs. Walter Tappe and Miss Mary Campbell, tickets, and Mrs. Oscar C. Brown, publicity. Successful Party At East Dubuque East Dubuque.--The young lad- ies of St. Mary's parish sponsored a very successful public card party in the school auditorium last Sun- day evening. Cash prizes were awarded the winners at the vari- ous tables. St. Joseph's Sodality Plans Potluck Freeport.--The regular monthly meeting of the members of Our Lady sodality of St. Joseph's church has been postponed from August 1 to Tuesday, August 8, when they will enjoy a potluck supper at the new shelter house in Read park. Serving will begin at 6:30 o'clock. The ladies are requested to bring their own table service and a dish to pass. The committee tn charge of ar- rangements is looking forward to a large attendance. i Vacation School To Open At Walton Walton.--The vacation school of religious instruction will open in St. Mary's parish Monday, August 7, at 9 o'clock. All children of the parish of both grade and high school age are expected to enroll for these classes which will be con- ducted by two Sisters of St. Jo- seph from St. Louis, Me. The ice cream social and dance held last Tuesday evening were both social and financial successes. Prophetstown Fete Set For Aug. 13-14 Prophetstown. -- Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20, have been selected as the dates for the annual chickendinner and sum- mer festival of St. Catherine's par- ish. The dinner will be held on Sun- day ,the 20, beginning at noon and continuing until all are served. The pastor, the Rev. A. M. Weite- kamp, and his committees have completed arrangements to make this the largest event ever held in the parish. Games, amusements and entertainment for children and adults are in store for those who attend this annual affair. Catholic Artist Gets Art Society Award Chicago.--Miss Anna Lynch, na- tionally known Catholic miniature artist, has received the new annual award of the Society for Sanity in Art founded by Josephine Hancock Logan, of this city. Miss Lynch has painted more than 500 portraits and miniatures of prominent men and women in various parts of the country. MSGR. WATERS DIES Dublin.By the death of the Rt. Rev. Msgr. John Waters, of this city, Ireland has lost one of her most distinguished priest-scholars. WEDDINGS ROCKFORD Miss Verneice Auman and Leonard F. Bingo, by tim Rev. F. P. McNally 6f st. Patrick's church, July 30. Miss Delores Fox and Walter d. Toleski by the Rev. Valerian Czywil o St. Stanis- lane Kostka church, June 24. Miss Helen Pauline O'Brien of Rockford and Maurice R. Hickey of Davis Junction by tile Rev. E. C. Coakley of St. Peter's church, July 25. APPLE RIVER Miss Mary Bonjour and Louis Upman, by the Rev. R.. J. Guccione of St. Joseph's church, July 26. AURORA Miss Jeanette Leenan and Edward Julian Hayes, by the Rev. E. J. McIsac of St. Mary's charch, July 29. ELGIN Mi Marcella Seheibel and Richard F. Harms, by the key. L. C. Prendergast of St. Lawrence church, July 29. ULTON MIss Alice Kennedy and Lawrence Ashpole, by the Rev. J. T. Egan of. Immaculate Conception church, July 29. WEST BROOKLYN Miss Marie Gehant and Ralph Kaiser, by the Roy. A. R. Homer of St. Mary's church, July 22. WINTER, WlS. Miss Josephine Helstern of Galena and rancis P. Harvey of" Bruce, Wis., by the Rev. Ludwig Bohle of St. Peter's church, Jul 2Z, What Is Thy Desire? (In The MesBYng/Yof ?2LT?Nious Blood) l! Sister Angela was crying. She was all alone iu the chapel kneel- ing near the shrine of the Sacred Heart, as far in the shadow as she could get, for if anyone had seen her, there would have been con- sternation in St. Agnes" Hospital for Children. Sister Angela, ready and competent, with cheeks like rosy apples and little lines which humor and laughter had etched around eyes and mouth, never cried. Everyone turned to her in an emergency and She was always ready to meet it. Her work had always been right here with the children, and for al- most forty years she had been their "Sister." They all knew and loved her. Down in the clinic in the admitting room and in the wards, small hands were always outstretched to welcome her. Lit- tle white faces brightened as sh( bent over the beds. But it was no only the children. The most trucu- lent parent, the most bewildered foreigner, quieted down under the calm firmness ad heartening cheer. None of the emergencies had broken her. Sickness and death troubles and worries, she had met them all, undisturbed and unafraid. But she was crying now. The hot tears streamed from her face; her whole frame shook with sobs. Here, alone with Our Lord, she could let her sorrow have full vent. He would understand. And it was heartbreaking sor- row. The depression in its black- ness nowhere had struek harder than in the hospitals and the schools. Endowments had ceased to pay interest; rich friends were in the throes of unaccustomed ec- onomies and the poor were less able than ever to pay. One hos- pital after another closed. St. Agnes had felt the losses with the rest. The most rigid economy had been practised. Sister Angela her- self had risen night alter night to switch off extra lights and to make sure that there was no waste. The staff had been reduced. O!d Tim. the engineer, said that he could get along with just one man now. and the ambulances had been re' duced to one. Every penny wa counted. All this was hard but not un- bearable. It was the blow which had fallen this morning, which had broken Sister Angela. Unless some miracle happened -- miracles did not seem numerous now--St. Ag- nes, the oldest foundation oc chil- dren in the city, surrounded still by its po,r, must close. 'But can't we economize in some way, Mother?" Sister Ange'a had asked. Mother Perpetua shook her head. "We have considered every possi- ble way. The ready money is at an end and our income is nothing until the investments come back which may not be for years. We shall hold on to the property for a time at any rate. In some years, we may be able to start again in a small way. The Trainlug School will be transferred to the City Hospital and most of us will re- turn to the Mother House. There are no real plans about ourselves as yet. It is hard for us all." Sister Angola had said no more :She had stumbled out of the Moth- er's room, her eyes blinded with tears. Fortunately, it was her free hour She sought the chapel to give herself up to her grief. "Dear Master, these are Thy children," she pleaded aloud. "Must we leave them albne? W'ilt Thou not send us help?" Suddenly her mind was made up. She would make a novena. She would stay in the chapel after the night hours were said. No one else need know. There all alone with our Lord, she would plead for that aid. She would tell Him of the children who had 'come and gone. She would speak to Him of the poor He loved and beg our Lady to add her prayers as well. "'It is wonderful how brave she is," Mother Perpetua remarked more than once. "No one will feel this change more than Sister Angela." The Novena went well. There in the stillness, she was learning a new companionship with Our Lord as she told Him all her trouble told Him of one child after anoth er, pleading the cause of His poor. $, $ * It was the sixth day and help was still tarrying. As she went down that morning to the clinic, Mother Perpetua called her again. She lifted an official paper from her desk. "The police have sent this no- tice to all the hospitals," she said. "It is about a missing baby of eght months." "A missing baby! How dreadful, Mother!" Sister Angola was all concern. "It is a tragic story," the Moth- er said. "The whole thing is being kept out of the papers as far as possible. Sir John Waltham and his wife have been staying in Ylor- ida with her parents since the baby's birth. They had as nurse, the wife of their chauffeur, I be- lieve a Corsican. The" chauffeur proved careless and unreliable and as a consequence the two were dis- missed. They made a good many threats which were ignored, but when they left, they took the baby with them. They .will make for some port, and all the hospitals h.ave been warned to keep a look- out for them and to b on the watch for the child." "Have they not asked for ran- som ?" "No, for th matter is one of re- venge. A note was left which Lady Waltham found. It stated that the heir of the Walthams would not hound the poor, for he would know poverty himself and he would be a thief as well; his captors would see to that: The tamily is making every effort, but the tracks kave been covered well. The baby is subject to coleus and it may be they will seek some hospital. The steam- ships are all being searched. A child of that age is hard to recog- nize, but this is a picture of him in his mother's arms." Sister Angola took the police re- for the police have found some kind of clue here." Sister Angela went downstairs. For the first time, the thought of their own troubles, was out of her mind. She was thinking of that sunlit garden and the mother's happy face. Such a bonnie baby as the child was- even in this poor print. Fair and with great blue eyes, had been the description be- neath. Sister Angela had noted the long tapered fingers on the out- flung ht/nd and the arch of the tiny feet. The mother's heart must be breaking for her child. "Dear Lord, bring him back to her," she whispered many times that day. That night she found it hard to keep her mind absolutely on her request. The mother and baby would share her prayers. "But not this one," Sister Angola told her- self. "This is just Our Lord's sec- ret and mine. He wants me to keep this novena that He may save the hospital." "But He wants the child, too." Another voice seemed insistent in her heart. "Can you not pray for the mother and the child too?" "I must pray for the hospital now," she said half aloud. But all her peace was gone and she found herself gazing into blackness. She would keep the novena. "This was] absurd. Yet as she passed Our[ Lady's Shrine on her way out, it seemed as if her Face reproached her. Our Lady would be sorely concerned for this mother and child, she who had lost her prec- ious One for three agonizing days. She was foolish, Sister Angela told herself. She was growing fan-! ciful in her old age. Our Lord could answer any prayer. Outside of her novena, she would pray for the child with all her might. That last night she crept back in- to the chapel tempest-tossed. She knelt at the Shrine of the Sacred Heart, all her enthusiasm dead and gone. Words seemed to fail her now. She tried to pour out her need, to tell our Lord of all the hospital had done, and yet before her eyes, filling her mind was the lost baby and the sorrowful mother. "What is thy desire, O Queen, and what is thy request?" The words rang suddenly in her ears. They were those that Father De ViIle had used in his retreat, five years ago, taking his lesson from the story of Esther the Queen. "Lord, Lord, Thou knowest all our need --" "Do you want the hospital or. do you want the child?" It was not a voice but a quick conviction that came to her. Our Lord was offering her the answer to her prayer, but it was a choice. She clenched her hands in tense agony. It must be the hospital-- it was needed so---who was goin to look after the sick little ones who was going to stand with hand., stretched out to the sad and sor- rowful? Oh, it must be the hos- pital, and yet, here was the ans- wer to another prayer, a child in danger, not of his life but in peril of moral destruction in crime and evil. Somehow Sister Angola knew that one of her prayers would be answered if she asked. But why? why? Surely the mother must be praying; surely there was someone le Socialite by Lucre LEa Readers= It you wssh the cot, rect answer to your 3oriel usage problem, mail it to Lucie Lee, The Observer, St. Vincent's Or. phanage, Freeport, II1., and it will be answered through this column. Your identity will not be revealed. For personal reply enclose stamped envelope. Q. Who should sit at the hea of the table, the man or woman? A. The woman sits at the head of the table, always, be she host- ess at a dinner or at an everyday meal in her own home. The man is head of the house, but the wife is head of the table. Q. When signing a hotel regis. ter should an unmarried woman ut Miss before her name or sim- ply sign her given and surname? A. This is one exceptional case where a woman prefixes her name with either Miss or Mrs. as the case may be. Of course a married woman would sign Mrs. followed by her husband's given name, not her own. Army Ranks Reversed In P eace Toledo.--While conducting the Most Rev. Paul Remond, Bishop of Nice, and the French ambassador to Spain, Marshal Petaln, through the ruins of the Alcazar, the mili- tary governor of Toledo and his staff were told an amusing sbory by their guests. It has to do with the reversed status of these two World War veterans in civil life. During the war, Bishop Remond as commander of a babtalion of in- fantry was subordinate to Marshal Petain; today he is his spiritual superior. The summer residence of the marshal-ambassador is in the Diocese of Nice. a slight cold and can be treated at home." "There is something odd about the case," Sister Angela answered. "Keep the child under any pretext for the present." She rang up Mother Perpetua. "Reverend Mother, will you come to me," she pleaded. "It is urgent and I cannot come to you." The very rarity of such a request brought Mother Perpetua at once. She entered the clinic as the door opened to admit the woman, a man and a young policeman. Home-Makers Exchange00 Readers: Send your wants, your Sweet Pickles recipes and household hints to Nine lbs. cucumbers, sliced in Homemakers' Exchange, Observ- chunks. Pour brine strong enough er, Box 479, Freeport, III. In this week's mail we received another answer to our bread prob- lem. A few tablespoons vinegar or the whey from cheese should be added to the liquid used in baking, says this Stockton reader. She al- so says the cause is an acid in the yeast which is active during the hot weather period. Another reader also sends more sandwich fillings which we print below. Sandwich Filling One-half cup grouud seedless raisins, three-fourths cup peanut butter, two table- spoons melted butter. Mix ingredients and spread on bread. Put lettuce between layers. Vegetable Sandwich Filling Eight ret'n tomatoes, four red man- goes, six medium onions, three ripe cu- cumbers, 2 teaspoons celery seed, oue tea- spoon ground mustard, one teaspoon black pepper, one cup sugar, two and one-fourth cups vinegar, two eggs, one-half cup flour, one-fourth cup vinegar, three-fourths cup salad oil Sprinkle vegetables wit h salt and let stand over night. Drain well and add spices and vinegar and oil with vegetables for 30 min- utes. Then add eggs, / cup vin-i egar salad oil, beat until smooth,! add to vegetables and cook until thick. Seal in glass jars. Makes four pints. The pickling season being in full swing, we will devote a goodly por- tion of space this week to ways and means of making them at home. A novel and we are sure 'a pop- ular recipe was received from Marie H. Perry, Walker. Put and Take Cucumber Pickles Three-fourths gal. ciuer vinegar, one- fourth gal. xatel, one cup salt, one-half cup dry mustard, one-half level teaspoon saccharine. Wash small cucumbers. Dry well and place in 2-gallon earthen jar. Mix above ingredients and pour over-pickles. Cover jar with plate that fits inside of jar (to hol,-I pickles under liquid). Tie waxed paper over jar. One can "put" in cucumbers at any time. Also one may "take" out at any time as they are ready to use about the third day. Dutch Pickles (Recipe for three gallons. Divide recipe for smaller amounts.) Three cups of salt. Pour boiling water over cucumbers; salt and let stand in jar one week. Drain. Pour boiling water over them and let stand over night, drain. Split all pickles lengthwise. Add 2 table- spoonfuls powdered alum and cov- er with boiling water. This time add horseradish leaves (if desired) in top and bottom of jar and let stand over night, drain. Cover with boiling water and let stand until cold. Boil 2 quarts vinegar "What is wrong, Sister?" The woman sprank forward, and 8 large cupfuls of sugar and 5 "She sent my baby upstairs and cents forth of cinnamon bark. will not let me have heem," she Pour this over pickles. Mixed I spices may be added. These pick- les will also keep in an open jar. screamed. "Give me the child. do not weesh heem here." "The child was not brought for admission, Sister," the policeman began. "it must be given back--" "It will be given back -- rite; vite!" The man clenched his fist and poured out a stream of abuse. The policeman pushed him back. "Keep quiet here," he ordered him. "You ain't goin' to talk to the else. Why must she be the one to Isisters that way. Sit down and decide  The hospital-- the child ]' i t " , keep qu e . which. She looked up through tear I "It is the Waltham baby" Sister blinded eyes at the loving FacejAngel a whispered to the'Mother. above her. , I The Mother looked at her. Poor "What dost Thou desire.' she[sister Angela, the shock and wor- faltered. ] ry must have weakened her mind. He did not have to answer her.i She was actually kidnaping a baby. She know. It was the child, Hel "Nonsense, Sister. Why would wanted, He who had the children the child be brought here?" "It is the child. I am sure," Sis- ter Angola insisted, i The Mother beckoned the police-! man. "I am afraid it is all a mis-I take," she said apologetically, "but Sister Angela seems to think this might be the W'altham baby!" "She may be wrong but we can- not let such a chance pass," the policeman said. He eyed the for- eigners who were conversing excit- edly together. He walked over to thorns it here. I have to report to the inspector," he told them. The man looked uneasy. The lift stopped. The woman made a dash for it but Sister Angola barred her way and slammed the door. The policeman had gone to another phone. He came back. "The inspector and Sir John will be here in half an hour," he said. Mother Perpetua sat down. She sighed a little. They would all be laughing stocks for this fuss. "The policeman will stay here. Come and see the baby, Mother," Sister Angela begged. They stepped into the elevator and went up to the top floor. The The baby cuddled contentedly in her arms. The Mother smiled. "You had better stay with him, Sister," she said, "I will go back to the clinic." Sister Angela sat down happily. It must be the child. Had she not prayed. At last the door opened to admit an inspector of police, a tall man and a beautiful woman whose face was drawn by anxiety. "My baby! my baby!" Soft sil- ken robes swept the floor as she knelt by Sister Angela. "It is, oh, John, it is our baby. Thanks be to God[" Sister Angela laid the child in her arms and slipped away. She must go and thank Our Lord. "How did you find it out?" Moth- er Perpetua asked her as she came from the chapel a little later. "I prayed," Sister Angola ans- wered simply. "I asked Our Lord to find the child and He did." "You have saved us too," the Mother responded. "The reward will pay our debts and Sir John insists upon aiding further still." "Reward ?" "Did you miss that? You no- ticed everything else," the Mother laughed. "The hospital will not close -- why, Sister -- ." She put in His loving arms. And her love went out in answer to His call. "Lord what Thou wilt --" she prayed earnestly. "Find this child and bring him back to his mother, Blessed Lord." She knew the prayer was ans- wered and she laid her own broken hopes wordlessly at His feet. Slow- ly, she rose and left the chapel. She had given Him His desire. "No, the child has not been found yet," Mother Perpetua told her in answer to her question the next morning. "They are all baf- fled by the lack of clues. You look tired, Sister. Do not work too hard today." $ $ Sister Angola forced a smile and went on. It was a busy morning, for the clinic was full. One after another approached her and the two white-coated internes were kept busy. Towards the last a dark-haired, dark-eyed woman, very plainly dressed came in, car- rying a baby in her arms. "He is seek; I need some medi- cine," she said. "There is not much wrong --" the interne began when something nurse met them. She ted them to drew Sister Angela over to the lth e quiet room. They bent over child. The baby had a cold--noth-lthe white crib. Big blue eyes ig serious as her practiced eye Istared up at them, a baby hand ou!d _see..But !t was not the[caught Sister Angela's finger. She usneu cneeKs or me soft fair hair]lifted the child. that caught her attention but an l outflung dimpled hand with long I tapering fingers. As she bent over I him, great blue eyes looked into[ hers. She beckoned the nurse. "Take the child upstairs to the] baby ward," she said briefly. "He is to have a quiet room and a spe- t cia] nurse. He is not to be left for a moment." I "But the child is not sick enough] --" the interne protesed. [ "He is to go .'there and stay [ there. No visitors." Sister Angela[ spoke in a tone that they all knew. I The interne shrugged his should-I ers. Sister Angela pushed the but- i ton of the elevator and pushed the her arms about her. Sister Angela was crying, but they were tears of joy. Blessings brimming over- that was the way Our Lord worked. He had let her go into the shadows with Him and then He had flooded her world with sunshine. Darkness had en- dured for the night, but joy had come in the morning! nurse and child inside. She turned back to her desk. A pair of flashing eyes met hers. "I "do not weesh to leave the child," the woman was declaring. "Bring heem back at once." "He has to stay," said Sister Angeia. She had heard tirades before but never such as this. The woman stamped and raved, spit in her face and poured forth a jumble of abuse in English and Italian. Sis- ter Angela was unmoved. "If you behave like this, I shall send for the police," she said calm- port. The picture was of a su.-lit ly. If she was wrong, the police ouid not hold her she knew garden, and the mother, !itfle morel " h I well The woman flinched at the than a girl, bending over the c i d[ - ,, threat I get my husband she in her lap was beautiful. " ," "It makes one's heart ache to[ hissed as she fled out of the door. think of her," said Sister Angela.The telephone on Sister Angela's :'It is a horrible revenge" Mofh-[ desk rang. It was the house er Perpetua agreed. "God grant[physician. that the child be found. Sir John "Why have you sent this child and his wife are here in thls city,Jup here?" he asked. "It has but: to float an egg over cucumbers. Let stand three days. Drain. Soak cucumbers in fresh cold wa- ter for five days. Change water daily. On 6th day combine two cups water, one cup vinegar, and chunk of alum. Pour over cucum- bers and simmer two hours. Throw liquid away and make syrup ef three pints vinegar, two lbs. 1,rowu :or white sugar, one oz. stick cin- namon, one oz. celery seed, one oz. allspice berries. Boil syrup 10 nan. and pour over pickles in jars. Will keep without sealing. --Mrs. John A. Schudt. Watkins, la. Sweet Pickles Take a brine of two cups of salt to one gallon water. Heat and pour over pickles boiling hot. Let stand one week. Next day pour boiling water over them and let stand 24 hours. Drain and pour hot water containing alum size of walnut over mixture. Let stand 24 hours again. Drain and split each pickle" lengthwise. M a k e vinegar solution of 2 quarts vinegar, (di- lute as wished) 15c cinnamon sticks, one tablespoon celery seed, 10 cups sugar. Pour boiling hot over pickles. Reheat for four morn- ings and on fourth day seal in jars. --Mrs. Edw. Reiser. Five cents worth of celery seed may be added. --Mrs. Francis Ball. Sumner, Ia. DEATHS ROCKORD Veryle Blades, 12, 209 N. Fourth street, St. James' parish, July 24. Mrs. Rebecca Dailey, 76, 804 _N'. Rock- ton avenue, St. Peter's parish. July 30. August Hartmann, 74, 1018 Montague street. St. Mary's parish, J y 26. Peter A. Page, 64. ]935 N. Church street, St. Peter's parish, July 29. AURORA Peter F. Hoffman, 3, 5o6 Pierce street St. Joseph's parish, July 2. Mrs. Catherine Junge'ls, 73, 725 Leban- non treet, Our Lady of Good Counsel par- ish. July 30. Joseph J, Stanek, 48, 43g Sw .'ork street, St. Mary's parish, July 29. ELGIN Mrs. Margaret M. Robison, al, 259 Wal- nut avenue, t. Larence parish, July 30. GALENA Mrs, Frank Arand, St. Miehael's parish, July 28. Patrick Henneberry, St. Michael's parish, July 31. GENEVA Mrs. Carlotta Bonino, 69. 401 .N'. Fifth street, St. Peter's parih, July 27. MAYTOWN Mrs. Anna Ryan, 58, St. Patrick's parish, funeral rvices July 2t. MENOMINEE CeleSta Wubben, 12, St. Mary's parish, July 25. STERLING Mrs. Mary McDermott, 74, 605 Avenue B, St. Mary's parish, July 27. THOMSON Joh Grawe, 73, St. Peter's parish, July 31. May their souls rest in peace. Tumeric Pickles Slice cucumbers, sprinkle with salt and let stand over night. Rinse off with cold water. Take one cup vinegar, one cup sugar, one teaspoon celery seed, one tea- spoon mustard seed, one-half tea- spoon tumeric powder. Boil liquid and then drop pickles into it. Let come to boil and seal in cans or jars. --Mrs. Edw. Reiser. Er;e Parish To Serve Dinner Sept. 3 El'ie.--The ladies of St. Ambrose parish are making arrangements for the annual chicken dinner to be served Sunday, Sept. 3. The committee s are working hard to make this event au outstanding one and they promise the most de- licious country sty!e dinner served in this part of the country. The public is invited to enjoy the splendid dinner for which the ladies of the parizh have become p:stly .'amous. By mufti, we mean plain clothes worn by one who has the right to weal" a uniform. Shurtleff Coal & Lumber Co. (.Not Incorporated) MARENGO UNION MAPLE PARK BARRINGTON HARTLAND ELGIN "Shurtleff Service u- rr._-'_. =_vc Satisfies" THE SISTERS OF MERCY MERCY CLUB 2834 WABASH AVE.  CHICAGO offer room and board at reasonable flat rates to students, business girls and retired ladies. Transportation con- ,, venient Write Superintendent or Phone Calumet 6674. vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv ERIE m J Funeral Director FURNITURE UNDERTAKING WALLPAPER AND PAINT Louis T. 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