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were tipnleancLth& pw,'
ing the ease he studied the work
ings Intently. Then he seteed his
nearest companion's arm.
"Look," he exclaimed, ythfe
eloekwerk was stopped fey a grain
of sahd 10 minutes before the
fases could be released! Olga
ied net from the fumes of this
"horror, She perished from her
ftWrt terror I"
The men gazed 111 -silence at the,
motionless torm still nouna to the
rough table, and in the gemi-dark-nfess
many crossed themselves
and muttered a prayer for the
dead. With a single w6rd the
captain replaced the clock on the
table and cut the Cords that con
fined the corpse.
Hiccoughs Are caused directly
by a nervous contraction Of the
muscles that control breathing.
This contraction is caused by irri
tation in the stomaeh-as when
one has eaten too much, or has
swallowed food without chewing
The cure of hiccough's lies
through the removal of the irri
tation that caused it or by divert
ing the attention from the spasm.
Many people can be slartlejd out
o? an attack of hiccoughs by a
sudden and Unexpected move
ment or exclamation. l
This, however, is not a treat
"ment to be strongly advised, as
'hiccoughs is a nervous affUctioh
and the "scaring" is a bad thing
"for the nerves of the victim.
A better way'is to give some
mint, to quiet tne stomacn. in se
veFe eases, in emetic way be
1UUUU liClCOBUt Jfi
. Td'&TDKE C&fcRRI&
Patented cherry-pitters are a
snare and a delusioh, They are
expensive for the comparatively
brief season of Use each year and
lots of women can't make them
Work satisfactorily at all.
. But there's a better instrument:
than any of them ready at hand
for every housewife.' It's wom
an's' chief implement the hair
pin, Get a nev paper of hairpins
just the ordinary .wire kind not'
the invisible, Wash them and
Use for this purpose only.
Use the loop end. and with a lit
tle practice you will find you can
pit, cherries rapidly and well,
without mashing' them or losing
much of the juice.
Chop a heaping tablespoon of
butter itito a pint of Well prepared
flour. Stir in a cup of milk and
work into a dough. Roll into a
sheet. Cut into squares about
four inches across. Put a big
spoon of stoned and sugared cher
ries info the center of each square. '
Pinch the four corners of the pas
try together in the middle over
the cherries. Lay the dumplings,
joined sides down, ih" a floured
baking pan. Bake and serve hot
with a hard sauce.
A Japanese doctor says that fet
men don't have as many microbes,
in 'em as lean fellows.