I do not know if the spelling is intentional or not. The Burrills and Hutchinsons were an educated lot, so I guess it is intentional.
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup flour
1 1/2 cup milk
Butter the size of a walnut
3 cups of flour
3 heaping teaspoons baking powder
I would mix the dry and mix the wet separately. Then combine 1/3 of the dry at a time.