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usuallymeasles are quite mild and
soon over, but in Sammy's case he
was so slow in breaking out, that
he was sick for months instead of
days, and lost all that extra time.
Luckily he recovered and' then
found that by that time he was
just an even year "behind hand to
the minute. So now he fitted in
to things again except that he
was a year behind. He was twelve
on the birthday that he thought
he was eleven and he was a grade
behind in school, but he was
again even as days, weeks and
months, and youmaybe sure thai
he took good care not to lose an
other hour out of his life and get
out of joint with time again.
When thcsfory was finished,
. everybody turned to 5ammy
Slowboy and grinned. Fizziwig
put her mouth into her hand and
giggled. "That's a! jokeon you,
Sammy Slowboy," she said.
"Oh, well, -I can see through a
liniment bottle. You needn't rub
it in," said Sammy good-naturedly.
"Anyhow, I could make up a
story on you, ,if I wanted to.
You're' such a- teaser."
"We'll have it tomorrow," de-clared-the-
"FIZZIWIG,, THE TEASER."
A woman 101 years old, who
was never kissed in her life, has
just died. It's tough to die be
fore you have lived !
Brazil' official rubber export
for the first six months of this
year show a decrease, of about 50
per cent ,
By W. C. Cotton, M. D.
Ordinary burns, when the skin
is not blistered, should be treafed
with a piste of water and cooking
soda or flour, or with vaseline,
olive oil or cream. Smear this,
over the burned surface and also
over the inner part of a cloth
Where there are blisters, don't
puncture them. If the skin is
.burned away, wash the burned
place wfth peroxide or with a
Weak solution of corrosive subli
mate and dress with sterilized
If burn is deep; call a doctor
as dangerous scars usually form
and gangrene may set in.- Ordin
ary burns'get well of their, own
accord. The idea is to keep the
dirt and germs out.
MAKING NEW PORTUGAL
The "tottering republic of Por
tugal" didn't totter very far, and
the "uprising to restore the mon
archy" clidn't rise very high.
Now Portugal is preparing to
harvest the fruits of the revolu
tion. A popular conference was re
cently held inLisbon to plan the
great work of legislation that
must be done in order to-estab-'
Iish the rule of the many in place
of the rule of the fev,'.
"For'-the People" is the motto
of' the new- regime. America
smiles across the sea and hopes
the youngster will begin where
we leave off.