Ing a teaspooriful of salt. Another
gargle is a teaspoonful of cook
ing soda to a glass of water. This
is prescribed by the specialists in
New York City.
For a child with! acute cramps,
warm bath, give a teaspoonful of
brandy in hot water, and an hour
later, a tablespoonful of castor oil.
In giving castor oil, disguise the
taste with lemon juice.
For cuts', wash off the blood
with warm water, put on a little
turpentine and bind with a piece
of soft cloth to keep out the dirt.
For bruises, chilblains or stings
use -witch hazel. Fold a piece of
soft cheese cloth soaked with it
&nd cover with a dry clothe
. For heavy cold on the chest,
put admixture of vaseline and tur
pentine on a piece of flannel, and
-placethis over the chest. It can
be .sewed or pinned with safety
puis to the shirt.
In pneumonia, which comes on
with a short pain the side, put
tHe patient to bed, put a warm
flannel around the lungs, front
and back. Have fresh air in the
room, 'as .the lungs need it Give
a hot drink, tea, hot milK-br whis
key and water, and keep the pa
tient quiet until the doctor comes.
Had Seen Them.
" Teacher Now can anyone tell
fne'where the stars come from?
"Please, ma'am," answered the
tiniest of the class, "they come
from the sidewalk."
Some men don't keep up with
the times any better than an en
cyclopedia. '' ilt .
Presidential candidates may
come and go; Democrats may
name a new candi
date, or W. J. Bryan
every four years,
but Col. John I.
Martin of St. Louis
goes on forever as
the sergeant - at -arms
20 years he has held
sway over audience
and delegates as grand chief
bouncer, and he will he in Bal
timore with tinkling" bells, come
June 25 th next.
And from Baltimore comes
William ("Bill" during conven
tion, days) F. Stone,
Rep ub lican ,ser-geant-at-arms,
has had a bit of ex
national c on v e n
tions himself. Four
years ago his weigh
ty frown and all
iRwitDdii riycfrr ilicLlll LcLllidl O. Viv.
corum'of unusual stillness while
Frank Hitchcock's steam roller
wandered oer flattened dele
gates. He willbeAon the job in
Chicago for the week beginning
A New York man left his wife a
handsome estate provided she did
not take the advice of her rela
tives "in financial or other af
fairs." It's a cinch that man had
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