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THE STUFF THAT DREAMS ARE MADE Of
The sharps who studythe queer workings' of our minds are doing a .it
of figuring on dreams. We fancy they guess when they don't know i'of
sure; but here are some of the things they tell us: .
Ever go to bed worried to a frazzle over some .knotty problem and
wake up, next morning, with the solution as plain as the nose on your face?
Now this, the psychologists explain, is what happened: ,
During sleep, your intellect, shut off from the world of sense, goes on .
subconsciously working, the problem out. It succeeds because it isn't dis
tracted by the thousand and one bothers of, the day.v It lays its finished
product before you, for you to. read as easily as you read your morning
paper. . - 1
Sometimes you dream aboutvwhere you lost ah article of value, con
cerning which you had been worrying when you went to sleep.; "Next day,
obeying the dream, you go. to the place you dreamed about arid find it.
That's the same process. .Merely nature's way of helping out an over
strained memory. . . -
. Not all dreams are so fortunate for you. There's the case of a woman
who dreamed sheyhad swallowed- poison! In rher dreaming condition she
wqrriecTSQ. that she-had. sick headache if or a week. Many a "day's "blues",
are the product of dreams the night before Walking in -your sleep" is a
Wo.fljo.f .dreaming like an engine's motion wh'en the" governor's off. Once in
a -While a- sleep walker jumpi ,out a.'.window or falls downstairs. - But it's
wonderful-how few are hurt. It seems as if there were a special providence
for sjeep walkers,, drunken men and. fools.
' ..Yo,u -don't, hay& .to drea.m. , Eating simple food, taking plenty of exercise-in
thAo.pn,air. and cultivating, a kindly, patient temper will fix-you so
your", slumber, will be. peaceful afs a child's. -Even though.-yqu- don't mind
dreaming; this precaution iw.oxth taking, for its other effects '
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Tested Recipe by- Caroline-Coe.
Eight ounces, of tartar: -s
Four ounc.es of bakingsoda".
- Four ounces of corn starch". " - -
Plac.e all in your flour sifter and
sift at least 10 times.
The only failure comes from not
being mixed well. Put into tight dry
can and use the same as that you
buy. The price is about one-third as
much as when purchased at the
grocery, and if made carefully and
used properly you will find that it is
as good as the best patented bak
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. Apoplexy is due to a broken artery
in the brain. , Overeating, gorging,
constipation, obesity, alcoholic or
other excesses, are likely to be con
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An insurance agent, hehad called
upon Mrs. Jotter for- her . weekly pre
mium and she had'anformed him, of
her intention to remove immediately.
"And when may I expect the vaif?"
she asked. - : j
Not quite understanding the subt
lety of the query, the agent probed
still deeper into the mystery, only to
discover that a furniture van was the
subject of the -.request.
"Yes," remarked Mrs. Jotter; "the
company does all that, you know,
free -of charge."
"The company!" gasped the agent.
"Furniture van free!"
"Look here," said Mrs. J., with an
air of finality, "herefs a list of your
own. rules: 'Members removing .from
one district to another will be trans
ferred free of charge!' " .
But the insurance agent fc&d fled,