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WNR wOUO00U NOUNCLpR00OTORALSE UNSAYS [L INT PULASKI TIMES-NEWS MOUIT PULASKI, ILLINOIS and entered as second c1 matter in at Motmt Pulaski, Illinois, Nov. 17, the Act o Congress of March 9. 1879. with Mount Pulaski News, August I, 1955) Editor and Publisher WIBLE mbAcnpon: Three Months 40c; Six 175c; One Year (in county) $1.50; One Year county) $2.00. Published every Thursday. THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1941 LEES LETTER In these clays when so many peopJe.seem to SON CUSTIS be losing sight the finer things of life: their duties and Ore f. the. need for honesty and courage, be well to re-read the leHer which General E. Lee wrote to his son, Custis. The advice military leader and educator gave his as timely today, perhaps more so, as it was is what he wrote: Regard to Duty "You must study to be frank with the world; is the child of honesty and courage. Say LU mean to do on every occasion, and granted you mean to do right. If a a favor, you should grant it, if it if not, fell him plainly why you can- will wrong him and wrong yourself by of any kind. Never do a wrong thing a friend or keep one: the man who re- to do so, is dearly purchased at a sacri- kindly, but firmly, with all your class- will find it the policy which wears best. do not appear to others what you are have any fault to find with any one, tell others, of what you complain: there is no dangerous experiment than that of under- to be" one thing before a man's face and behind his back. We shodld live, act and to the injury of anyone. It is not only as a matter of principle, but it is the path to and honor. regard to duty, let me, in conclusion of letter, inform you th&t, nearly a hundred , there was a day,of remarkable gloom ss--sfil known as the dark day'-- day light of the sun was slowly extinguished, by eclipse. The Legislature of Connecticut session, and as the members saw the unex- and unaccountable drkness coming on, shared in the general awe and terror. It was any that the last day--the day of come. Some one, in the consferna- of the hour, moved an adjournment. Then an old Puritan legislator, Davenport, of and said that if the last day had come, to be found at his place dolng his duty, moved thef candlils be brought in, the House, could proceed with its duty. was quietness in that man's mind, the quiet- of heavenly wisdom and inflexible willingness present duty. Dbty, then, is the sublimesf our language. Do your duty in all things old Puritan. You canoot do more, you never wish to do less. Never let me and mother wear One gray hair for any lack of on your part." Iii t m ' Next Saturday is the last day , m ,- for filing income tax returns. Olal'lOR Thousands who have paid only ;10 find their fax considerably increased due lowered exemptions plus a defense tax. It consolation to point out that the tax does not compare with that of and is below the tx in Canada. taxps"yer in England with a wife and two nt children and after deducting a rnxi- earned income pays $311 on a net income $1,19b on an inceme of $5,000; $3,451; 000 and $76,27{) tax on a net income of In Canada under simiksr circumstances fax on a net income of $2,S00 is $46, while in United States the exemptions would exclude from paying anything. The Cardian on a $5,000 net income while here we ;75. British normal income tax is 2S per cent 660 of net income, after ex- it married: and We in this country TiRrlm MOUNT PUt,ARKI 'rlMJCS-N'EW8, MOUNT ]PULASKI, HA.llOItB Mount Pulaski Times.Nevus BY LILLIAN ' I On Saint Patrick's whet could be more welcome to the family or guests, than a luscious layer cake, wrapped in this lovely, delicate pale green frosting! This rectpe makes enough to put between the layers and cover the top and sides generously, of a three-Iyer cake. FROSTING cup light syrup 4 egg whites 1 cup sugar pinch of salt  cup water flavoring (off of peppeimint teaspoon cream of tartar is good) J green food coloring Combine sugar, :fyrup, water and cream of tartar in sauce pan: place over low heat and stir until sugar is dis- solved. Cook without stirring until syrup spins a thread. Beat egg whites until stiff; pour syrup over eggs slowly, beating constantly. Add flavoring and tint frosting a delicate green; continue to beat until cool. Spread between layers and on top of cake, making rosebud swirls With the Ist few strokes. You'll love the smooth creaminess of this frosting. SHAMROCK BISCUITS 2 cups flour 4 tablespoons shortening 2 teaspoons baking powder sA cu milk teaspoon salt cup grated cheese Sift flour once, measure and sift again with salt and bak- ing powder: cut in shortening and cheese. Add milk gradual- ly, stirring until soft dough is formed. Roll out on slightly floured board. Pinch off dough and shape into small balls of urform size. Put three balls together in greased muffin tins. Bake in hot oven IS to 20 minutes. iIl III 11 Thought for the day: "Gather all the lithe crumbs of happiness each day, and soon you will have a loaf of confentmemV' Fish comes to the fore in Lent, athough it is a food that should appear often on the year 'round menu, due to its food value and the fact that modern markef/nq methods have given us a plentiful supply and variety of both fresh and canned fish. When serving fish'fresh or canned---don t forget the little "dress up" touchessprigs of parsley, slices of hard-boiled. eggs, and lemon quartersthey add so much to the appear- ance, making every day foods seem sort, of special. All good cooks know lemons and fish go together--lemon juice br;ngs out all the flavor of the fish. Rub lemon iuice over fish to be baked, broiled or fried. Again--nd thls is a trick worth know- ing--spHnkle a bit of lemon juice on canned salmon or tuna before creaming or scalloping; it adds much to the flavor. One of our readers sends us this very welcome recipe: SALMON CROOUETTES 4 tahiespoohs shortening 1 teaspoon chopped onion 5 tablespoons flour dash of pepper an ct milk salt to taste" 2 cups flaked n 1 egg diluted with 1 teaspoon lemon juice I teaspoon water cup sifted cracker crumbs Melt shortening in top of double-boiler; add flour and salt: blend. Add milk, cook and stir until smooth end thick. Remove from heat, add salmon, lemon juice, onion and pep- per; blend well. Spread mixture in shallow pen and chill un- til stiff. Shape into cylinders, roll in crumbs, then in egg, and in crumbs again. Fry in deep hot fat--preheated to 37S de- , grees--unfil crust is golden brown; draln on absorbent pa- per. Serve at once. (Mrs. Dean Schultz, Mount Pulaski) SUPPER SALAD RING 1 pkg. Z=Lme gelatin 1 cups grapefruit sections 1 cup hot water 1 cup grapefruit aflee and one-eighth teaspoon salt water Tna flah salad Dissolve gelatin in hot water. Sprinkle self over grape- fruit; drain thoroughly, add water to juice to make one cup; add to gelatin. Chill. When slightly thickened, fold in grape- fruit; turn into ring mold; chill until firm. Unmold; cjrnish wffh celery leaves: fill center with tuna fish salad. Serve with mayonnaise. A leHer from one of our readers sent me sinc/ing merrily about my work fhls last w'eek. Letters can do that to me! This writer says she enjoys our column--finds it both practlcl -and insplrational--end looks for it the first thing when the paper comes. She said the poem 'Tm Going To' which ap- peared in this column recently, had made her get busy and write an even dozen letters that she had owed for over a year; and she continued, "would you believe it, I have al- ready had responses from eight of the twelve." Isn't it inter- esting to know that one liffle poem has brought so much hap pinessl To know this column is helping others, makes me hap- piest of all! &,  , WAYS TO MAKE PIN MONEY ANECDOTES ODDS 'N ENDS ANOTHER WASTED HOUR Today I spent an hour, Using a hammer and shears; Trying to find if it be true That only the walls have ears. Draftee--Was that your new girl I saw with last night? RegularNo; iust the old one painted % DumwlddyCheer up, old chap. No good news. GoiladayNot when you're running a paper. LiHle JimmyDaddy, what are these gressional blocs we hear so much about? Daddy--It would seem, my son, that principal business is iust thatto block A story is told of a man giving his Mark Twain. Once when Mark was going said, 'Goodbye, Mark, may God be with ways.' "He drawlingly replied, '1 hope he I hope, too, that he may find some ments to take care of you." Jack--My doctor advised me tO gO on FredDid you do it? Jack--After I paid his bill I had to. MinisferYou know, Samba, it's no to work for a living. SambYassah! Dat's whut Ah mah wife. TeacherWhat is the meaning of matrimony, Robert? RobertFather says it isn't a word; sentence. Professor--Er--er, My Dear, what's ing of this vase of flowers on the table Wire--Meaning? Why, today's your anniversary. Professor: Indeed.I Well, well, do let when youq is so I may do the same for "What a dellghfful baby!:" said the young curate, visiting a parishioner. "And is--er---erhe, she, or it, as the case may "Just five weeks, sir," replied the er. "Well, well," said the curate hal youngest, I suppose." Onde Speaking of the cold, snow true story dimOUt my life as a traveling I was stoplbing one night at ester. Rochester, you know, is known for winters. In the middle of the night t caught fire. All the ways of exit were I was trapped in my room on the third was I to do? After several minutes of spied a pitcher of water on the to the window with the pitcher and water out in a long stream. Well, it was cold that nigh that the water .{/oze fa4te !, down, and I slid to the ground on the  From ce.