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throbs galore. 'It would b& regu
lar mellerdrammer. That's why
I didn't break it to him right
away. I wanted time to stage it.
A remark let drop by the con
sul the other day made me think
that maybe the dark-eyed sen
orita wasn't really away off in
Mirimba. He said that if the ad
were put in the paper from there
it probably would have come
through his office. It strikes me
that maybe she is right here in
town anxious to be on the scene;
in case he was discovered.
How to get hold of her was the
next question. Why, through an
other ad., of course. So I hiked
down to the newspaper office and
put an ad. in the personals saying
that if the "dark-eyed sfinorita in
Mirinfba wished to learn the
whereabouts of Mr. Garavanza X.
del Pistachio Tomales she should
come next Friday at 2 o'clock to
-" and put my address.
That would get her, I felt sure,
if she "was in town. If not, it
would be timcenough to tell Mr.
Tomales. I dropped him a formal
not also to be there at that hour
"on a matter of important business."
My? I'm so excited over it I can
"Pshaw!" she .exclaimed im
patiently, "I'm sure we shall miss
the opening number. We'ye wait
ed a good many minutes for that
mother of mine!" "Hours, I
should say," he corrected crossly.
"Ours? Oh, George," she cried,
A weak solution" of oxalic acid
applied very carefully to ink
stains on carpets will remove
them. If this changes the color
it may be restored with ammonia
Always follow the weave of the
pile when sweeping thick carpets.
The carpet will wear 'longer and
Carpets should be lifted from
the floor at least once a year and
thoroughly cleaned. The dirt
which collects beneath grinds and
cuts the threads.
Wait until the floor has thor
oughly dried before relaying a
carpet. The tacks are liable to
rust otherwise and imure the
Stair carpets should be heavily
padded if you desire them to wear
Hiccoughs is caused by a nerv
ous contraction of one of the
breathing muscles. The underly
ing cause is nervousness.
The exciting cause is some re
flex ifritation, for instance, if
something does not agree with a
person. Ordinary attacks will be
relieved by anything which di
verts the attention and allows
breathing to go on purely as an
automatic process. If the attack
is more severe, empty the stom
ach by sticking a ringer in ,the
As a rule it will be found that
hiccoughing children are nervous
Startling a person often stops
hiccoughs instantly, '