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POLITICS GHEATS 30,000.
Washington, June -26. ;While
all the politicians are -talking
about progressive measures and
Abraham Lincoln and TThomas
Jefferson, here is something
worth a little attention :
Thirty thousandmen employed
in the government navy yards
will be thrown out of workMon
day unlesss Congress provides an
appropriation for their mainte
Acting Secretary of' the Navy
Winthrop, already has issued a
provisional order closing the
oo , ,
NOT A PROGRESSIVE.
"As proprietor of the onh hotel
the village improvement club
V3nts you to join if in an effort
to get another train to stop here.''
"What? And give strangers a
chance to get out of townfJie
He Maud has a splendid com
plexion. She Yes. And, just think, it
hardly costs her a cent! She an
swers all the advertisements that
offer free samples. Judge's Library.
THE VALUE OP SPICES
Experiments that " have fcfeen
conducted recently with "a View .
to determining the preservative
value of various spices and condi
ments seem to establish tlte'faCt
that certain spices have a 'marked
preservative effect on foods.
Cinnamon, for instance, is
found to be a more powerful
enemy of ferments than benzoic
acid and at the same time quite
harmless. Other condiments that
are useful as preservatives are
cloves and mustard, with nutmeg
and alL spice effective in some
wha't less degree.
On the other hand such drastic, s
condiments as ginger, black pep-
per arid cayenne pepper do not
hinder the growth of germs.
Thus it appears thatjeinnamon,
cloves, mustard, nutmeg and all
spice may be used with good ad
vantage in seasoning foods, since
they are not only palatable, but
also exert a good 'effect on the
food itself. - ' -'
Ginger and pepper, on rthe
other hand, may well be avoided,
since they do not exert any go'titi
effects on the food-andre-irritt-ing
to the stomach. '
Mary Ethel Hicks went to the
Waukegan, 111., school. 13 .years
without'being tardy once.
' Harold Wobdyate 'wasn't ab
sent a day from" the Dixdn, 111.,
school in 16 years.
An Aurora, 111., boy played
"hookey" every. day duringithe
past school' year.