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PURSUIT OF, THE-STALE. EGG -IS f HIS WOMAN"
SCIENTIST'S BUSINESS "
Washington. Stale eggs are Dr.
Alberta E. Read's specialty. Her
reputation as a government chemist
rests on stale eggs, and it is to her
ability to keep stale eggs, out of the
American housewife's jantry that
she owes her unusual position. And
because she is not afraid to brand a
stale dgg "stale" when she finds one,
"the people of the United States are
now reasonably well protected from
the unscrupulous dealer in impure
and ancient eggs. v
As an expert chemist in the gov
ernment bureau of chemistry, it is
Dr. Head's business to examine the
frozen and dried eggs submitted to
the bureau fpr inspection under the
interstate commerce law. Samples
of the dried and frozen eggs, now used
with the sanction of 'law as substi
tutes for thcfresh article are sent to
Washington for examination.
The government chemists have de-
cided that.if the eggs are fresh when
submitted to the drying or freezing
process they are perfectly safe as in- '
WHAT DO YOU MEAN "ANXIOUS
The "anxious bench" is not merely
a figure of speech, it's a reality. It's
npt as common as it used to be, but
it js still found in old-fashioned re
vivals, ,and it is occupied by persons
who wish to be converted. On this
bench they await until 'the regular
revival service ends, and then they
hold an "anxious meeting;", when
they are exhorted and prayed over
and brought to a state of repentance.
gredients for biscuit, noodles and
other thingai manufactured; by bak
ers. -o ' ; ' . , , 1"
To clean-decanters, rnix half a gill
of vinegar with a handful of salt. Put
a little in each decanter and shake
well. Rinse in clear water.
Habitual numbness of the hands
may be removed by rubbing them for
a short time 'in cold water, followed
with dry friction. . I
When flannels have become hard
and shrunkentheyjnay'be restored!
to their-former.softness.fby soaking?
.them in gasoline, -" X