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H TIMELY SUGGESTIONS
HELP THE HOSTESS
A New Year's Ev Party.
This really clever affair was original
with the hostess who gave It last year.
It came to my notice too late for use
then, so bore It la now, nil fresh and
newly embellished. There were twelve
guests with the hostess. Each one was
annulled a month In the Invitation
and she came dreancd to reirescnt
that month. 1 hen eah slrl had the
privilege of asking a man who was to
come representing; an event or promi
nent person aKociutcd with the month
represented by bin "fair lady."
On arm-In" It was most Interesting
to nee the way the nirls tnok to repre
sent the months and their i-.wnrts the
events. Kor Instance, an animated
firecracker a'-companled ".Inly,' a
"Santa Clans" came with "December,"
who was clad la pure whi'e Willi a i
chaplet of holly.
There was an Informal dance, and at
11 o'clock refreshments were served.
The guests all watching the hands of
the clock, at five minutes before 12 all
arose, Joined hands and Bang. "Auld
I.ang Syne." As the hour Founded
the hostess opened the front door for
the pasting out of t,ie old year and the
entrance of the little New Year.
There was a fortune cake contain
ing a good wish or prediction for each
guest. The latter were tightly rolled
nnd concealed In glided nut shells.
The place cards were cut In bell shape
end had llttlo calendars on them tied
with a knot of red ribbon. The one
who guessed the most "events" or
characters was presented with a weo
traveling clock; the other two prizes
Same Goad Garnet.
Here are some very old games, but
I am sure they will be brand new to
many of our young readers. The first
Is called "Catching the Snake's Tall"
and comes to us from Japan, where It
is a great favorite. The children form
In line, each with hands resting upon
the shoulders of the player In front.
The one who is to act as "catcher"
1s left out. The first child In the line
Is called the "head" and the laBt one
the "tall." The "catcher" Is placed
about fifteen feet from the "head,"
and at a signal he tries to catch the
"tail," or the last child In the "snake"
without touching anyone else. The
others may defend the "tall" by mov
ing about, keeping the line unbroken,
for If the line should be broken It Is
equal to the "tall" being caught, and
that unlucky person must become the
catcher while the last named goes to
the head of the line.
Now for the second game, called
"Feather Piny." It is very amusing.
although It sounds no simple. All the
players ere seated on the floor, having
first counted "out" to see who will bo
"It." A hollow square Is formed with
a sheet held close up to the chins of
the players on the floor. A feather Is
produced, a little downy thing, and
blown back and forth by the players.
Tho child who Is "It" Is to try to
catch the feather on one of the chil
dren or directly In front of a child
when that one hecomes "It." The
feather must not he touched by the
hands of the children on the floor,
nor must they rise from the floor;
their hands must be, kept under the
sheet, all manipulations of the feather
being done by blowing.
A Jolly Celebration.
A render writes: "Iant New Year's
night we had such a Jolly time I want
to tell you about it for the benofit of
all tho department leaders who may
want a real frolic.
"I asked the guests, who were all
Intimate friends, to come dressed like
children not over 10 year of age. At
the top of each invitation card was
Hnckward, turn backward. O, Time, In
Makn me a child asnln Just for tonight.
"There was a lawyer, a minister,
and several prominent business men
among the guests, who came garbed
as boys; they called each other by
their front names, each brought a toy
and all entered heartily into children's
games. A picnic supper was served
on the floor in a room decorated with
small trees In tubs, ferns and palms.
This was supposed to be p. 'grove,'
and there were signs up like these:
'This way to the swimming hole.'
'Ix)ok out for the dog," etc. There was
stick candy, gum drops and heart mot
to candies. The women brought dolls
and plnytd 'Come to see' most natur
ally, as most of them had youngsters
to keep them In practise. We had a
spelling bee, and sung the songs of
our school days. The party went
down Into history as one of the best
the hostess had ever achieved, which
Is saying much, as she Is noted for
her original schemes."
Silver Dress Trimmings.
Silver dress trimmings may be
cleaned by covering them with pow
dered magnesia nnd leaving them for
two hours. Rub the magnesia well
In and brush It off with a brush.
For dancing frocks for young git.
the bordered chiffons or plain or flow
ered nets made over china silk offer
splendid possibilities at a low cost.
Ca.. I A
aatT HOmil hlch wasted dresses
.far are sllil very fashionable,
X r'2,- therw are a very large num
rl fcer r coa,s nnd skirts
;j&:im which adhere to the natural
' walbt line, and for these, of
rourse, belts are u literal necessity.
A piece of Oriental embroidery gath
ered Into a handsome buckle at one
fnd and adorned with a row of eyelet
holes at Ihu other makes a very effec
For morning wear a belt of linen,
r.orked with broderle Ang'al .e, I both
useful and pretty, and has the addi
tional merit of washing cnslly, whilst
:anvas. worked In cross-stlich or Kou
manlan stitch, Is txiremely effective.
and very quickly worked, red and blue
Ingrain cotton being perhaps tho best
material In which to execute the em
broidery. The sporting, golfing girl j
usually delights In a belt of crochet
worn with a neat shirt and a tie to ,
match, and these belts ere often
Now doth the busy card fiend com
mence her winter's work.
At this season of the year tho house
smells of wet woodwork.
While the weather Is very pleasant,
It I also very enervating.
1! roc ados shot with metallic effects
make regal looking gowns.
Lapls-laiuU Is enjoying a revival
for earrings and brooches.
The milliners and furriers are not' at
all pleased with October's behavior.
C'bantllly lace veils. In colors match
ing the costumes, are exceedingly
" The apple tree Is the most faithful
tot the fruit trees. It will bear some
Klines for hundred years.
Tiny brocade boxes, silk lined and
with little frill of "Val.," are lovely
.'gifts. Silk stockings or handkerchiefs
iroay fill tnem-
tfuiall bowl shaped bats 1a black Tel-
Ji ill G.,W
worked In club colors, and are car
rled out In Tunisian stitch.
For evening dresses, the craze fot
Joweled. effects extends to belts, and
charming girdles are to be seen made
of beads and Jewels, which may b
copied without any great difficulty.
These are sometimes made on a bead
loom, such as Is used for making the
chains and necklaces that are worn
so much Just now, but there are plenty
of exceedlng'y effective designs which
may be quite easily carried out with
an ordinary needle and cotton. Th
foundation cotton needu, of course, tc
he really strong, and it is best to us
thread or fairly thick silk for the pur
pose, whilst tho beads will, of course,
be of a color, chosen to match tbs
dress. Another pretty belt for evening
wear Is embroidered In gold thread In
a conventional design of flowers and
leaves, the former being then filled In
with sparkling Jewels.
vet with a single flower at one side,
an odd blossom preferred, are worn
by exclusive women.
Not Awed by Cxar.
To Illustrate that royalty does not
Inspire awe In American children, a
woman who recently returned from a
long trip abroad related this Incident:
"Wo were at Had Nauhelm when the
czar was a guest there. My little boy
attracted the attention of some mem
ber of the Russian party, and he was
present by Invitation one day when
the czar, the grand duchess of Hesse,
Captain Prentelen, the ciar's military
secretary, and llaron Wassenbach
played tennis. When the boy returned
one of the young people, a tennis en
thusiast, asked him: 'Well, bow did
the cxar play?' 'Kotten!' was bis ex
pressive but shocking reply."
One thing I have learnt, and I think
It la veortb remembering, that a bear!
heaven may be reached and touched
everywhere, that one can help or hin
der bapplness by tiny word.-Avij
L Feuvre. ,
EVER ON THE MOVE
MODERN GREEKS HAVE PASSION
fsfe Is Social Center of Town Little
Comfort in the Homes Sisters
Must Marry Before Their
To the Greeks,-If we are to believe
Ducke Ferrlman, the art of making a
home Is not known, which does not
necessarily mean that tho men of Hel
las lack the notion of "home" or dis
like it. They understand home life
otherwise than we do, that is all.
"One may meet with exquisite
cleanliness," Mr. Ferrlman states,
"with beautifully embroidered bed
linen scented with rosemary, but never
with what we mean by cozlness. . The
Greeks are far less In their houses
than we are, and when they are at
home they appear to spend most of
their time in looking out of the win
dow. They are not given to Inviting
their friends to their houses. It Is
not that they are niggardly, for they
will gladly entertain you at a restau
rant at far greater cost to themselves.
Hut It does not enter Into their Ideas
to ask you home to dinner, even after
an acquaintance of many years.
"They do not ask each other, so It
can hardly be expected that they
should make an exception In the case
of foreigners. The cafe Is a Becond
home to them. There they meet
friends and gossip. That is one rea
son, perhaps, why they dislike coun
"It offers no alternative to the home,
there the hearth Is the social center,
while in town It Is the cafe. In Ath
ens those who do not own the house
they dwell In seldom remain long In
the same abode. Two or three years
Is quite a long tenure. Many people
make a point of moving every year.
"The imposing facades of Athenian
houhes conceal for the most part a
bare and comfortless Interior, and a
well kept garden Is rare. ... A
garden Is not mado In a year, and a
person who changes his residence
every twelve months does not want
to be troubled with much furniture
nor Is he particular as to Its arrange
ment, seeing that it will be carted
away in a few months.
"Home life has no resources for the
Greeks as It has for us. It affords
them little occupation and no amuse
ment. They like to eat and drink In
crowds, where there Is noise and move
ment. . . . Their Instincts are too
gregarious to allow them to appreciate
the domestic Intimacy which we prize.
"The day chosen for marriage In
Greece Is usually Sunday, but the day
of all days In the year Is the Sunday
preceding the Christmas fast. It Is not
fashionable now to be married In
church. In Athens the ceremony
takes place In the house of the bride's
parents. A temporary altar is set up
in the middle of the room.
. "At the conclusion of the ceremony
the prieBt and the couple Join hands
and walk three times around the altar,
,the guests pelting them with comfits.
The most Important part of the cere
mony Is the crowning of the bride and
bridegroom with wreaths of orange
blossoms. Hence a wedding la popu
larly called 'the crowning.'
"I.ove marriages are rare excep
tions. The match Is made by the par
ents and relatives rather than by the
parties principally concerned
There are certain established usages
which though not legally binding are
not to he contravened with impunity.
"Then It Is considered wrong for
brothers to marry until their sisters
have been wed. Again girls must mar
ry in order of seniority. It would not
be right for a girl to be married while
she had an cider sister who remained
single. The men of a family are thus
naturally anxious to see their sisters
settlod, and as a dowry Is Indispensa
ble Its provision is often a matter of
serious anxiety and the fruit of great
self denial on the part of the brothers
If the parents are dead.
"There are cases In which brothers
have remained unmarried for years
anil have devoted all their hard earned
savings to the dowries of their sisters.
Among the poorer classes emigration
Is resorted to not Infrequently solely
with this object and many a dowry
comes to a Greek maiden from across
the Atlantic." London Daily Mail.
The Way of a Woman.
They had been quarreling and, al
though hubby was willing to take the
blame all upon himself and smooth
matters over peaceably, she was still
snippy and Indifferent.
"Come over here, Jessie. Aren't you
curious to know what is in this pack
age?" "Oh, not very; I can stand the
strain," she replied, belligerently.
"Well, it's something for the one I
loves best In all the world," be suld
coaxingly, tr'lng to win a smile.
"Oh, Is that so?" she sniffed. "I
suppose, then. It's those suspenders
you said you needed." Llpplncott's.
Old I.ady I want you to take back
that parrot you Bold me. I And It
swears very badly.
lilrd Dealer Well, madam, It's a
very young bird. It'll learn to swear
better when It's a bit older. Every
Where Did 8he Get It?
First Lady Did you ndtlce Mrs.
'Awkes 'ad a black eye?
Second Lady Did I not! And 'er
,'usband not out of prison for another
week! I don't call It respectable!
Governed by Foolery.
Thou little thlnkcst what a little
foolery governs the wort John Seidell.
Root of Evil.
There are a thousand backing at
the branches of evil, to one who it
striking at the root. Thoreau.
Woman's True Age.
A woman Is a jnd as she looks be
fore breakfast. Atchison Globe.
One From the Cashier.
The harmless customer leaned
across tho cigar counter and smiled
engiglngly at the new cashier. As he
handed across I he amount his dinner
check called for he ventured a bit of
nlmless converse, for bs was of that
"Funny," said he, "how easy It la to
"Well," snapped the cashier as she
fed his fare to the register, "If money
was Intended for you to hold on to the
mint would be turning out coins with
handles on 'em."
Lo, the Rich Indian.
The per capita wealth of the Indian
is approximately $2,130, that for other
Americans Is onry a little more than
$1,300. The lands owned by the In
dians are rich In oil, timber and other
natural resources of all kinds. Some
of the best timber land in the United
States Is owned by Indians.
The value of their agricultural lands
runs up in the millions. The . ranges
which they possess support about BOO,
000 sheep and cattle, ow ned by lessees,
bringing in a revenue of more than
$271!.000 to the various tribes besides
providing feed for more than 1,600,000
head of horses, cattle, sheep and goats
belonging to the Indians themselves.
Practically the only asphalt deposits
In the Cnlted States are on Indian
lands. Red Man.
I think our conversational soprano,
as sometimes overheard In the cars,
arising from a group of young persons
who have taken the train at one of
our great Industrial centers, for In
stance, young persons of the female
sex, we will say, who have bustled In
full dressed, engaged In loud, strident
speech, and who, after free discussion,
have Axed on two or more double
seats, which having secured, they pro
coed to eat apples and hand round
daguerreotypes I say, I think the
conversational soprano, heard under
these circumstances, would not be
among the allurements the old enemy
would put in requisition were he get
ting up a new temptation of St. An
thony. There are sweet voices among us,
we all know, and voices not musical,
it may be, to those who hear them
for the first time, yet sweeter to us
than any we shall hear until we listen
to some warbling angel In the over
ture to that etornlty of blissful har
monies we hope to enjoy. But why
should I tell HeB? If my friends love
roe, it Is because I try to tell the
truth. I never heard but two voices
In my life that frightened me by their
Add to Cost of Living.
The American Magazine reprints a
letter which was sent to the Massa
chusetts cost of living commission. It
goes as follows:
"It seems to me that the elimination
of waste Is nearly Impossible In house
holds where there are numerous serv
ants; at least, I have found it so,
with only one, and the waste rises in
geometrical progression with the num
ber employed. I have now been doing
my own cooking for nearly a year and
I feed my family twice as well on
about two-thirds the cost. A large
part of the saving comes In the eco
nomical use of meat. I make a de
licious dinner with a few scraps of
meat that a cook would give to the
"Then I depend a good deal on
soups, which I invent to suit my
larder. A few cold baked beans, with
a little tomato and a bit of meat on a
bone, or a little left over gravy, make
a soup that all eat with much pleasure
and It Is so nourishing that it goes fur
to make the dinner. Most people do
not understand how different a soup
Is when It has simmered a good many
hours. The soup that has been boiled
fast a couple of hours will taste flat
and uninteresting, whereas the same
soup five hours later will have such
a delicious blend of flavors that all
you know Is that It la nice without
being able to distinguish the-ingredients.
Again It Is time that counts.
Cooks waste the coffee and tea hor
ribly. Mix the coffee with cold water
the night before with an eggshell
and bring It to a boll In the morning
and you do not need a great deal for
a good cup of coffee. The tea In the
kitchen Is piled Into the teapot and
thrown out with but little of the good
ness extracted. Another frightful
waste Is the coal. I use less than
half as much as any girl I ever had
and my stove bakes better. I never
complain of the draught, as she does
or did after burning ail the goodness
out of her coal In the first hour after
Thanks to Burnt Cork.
"Gosh! Hut the colored race Is a
comln to the front fasti" whispered
Innocent Uncle Hiram, at the vaude
ville show, as the black-face comedian
was boisterously applauded.
"Yes, Indeed," smiled the c'ty man;
"anyone can see that that fel.ow Is a
A Medical Compromise.
"You bad two doctors In consulta
tion last bight, didn't you?"
"What did they say?" .,
"Well, one recommended one thing
and the other recommended some
"A deadlock, eh?"
"No, they finally told me to mil
The "Country Churchyard."
Those who recall Gray's "Elegy In
a Country Churchyard" will remember
that the peaceful spot where "the
rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep
Is Identified with St. Giles'. Stoke
Poges, Buckinghamshire. In the pro
saic pages of a recent Issue of the
Gazette there appears an order In
council providing that ordinary Inter
ments are henceforth forbidden In the
MAKE UP YOUR MIND.
If youil make up your mind to b.
Contented with your lot
And with the optimists agree
That trouble's soon forgot,
Youil he surprised te find. I guess.
PeuplU misfortune's darts.
What constant springs of happiness
Lie hid In human hearts:
What sunny girams and golden dreams
The passing years unfold.
How soft and warm the lovellght beams
When you are growing old.
"It must have been frightful," said
Mrs. Bossira to her husband, who was
In the earthquake. "Tell mo what
was your first thought when you
awakened In your room at the hotel
and heard the alarm."
"My first thought was of you," an
swered Mr. BosBlm.
"Yes. First thing I knew, a vase off
the mantel caught me on the ear;
then a chair whirled In my direction,
and when I Jumped to the middle of
the room four or five hooks and a
framed picture struck me all at once."
Even after saying that, he affee'ed
to wonder what made her so angry for
the remainder of the evening. Mack's
No Slang for Her.
"Slip me a brace of cackles!" or
dered the chesty-looking man with a
bored air. as he perched on the first
stool In the lunchroom.
"A what?" asked the waitress, as
Bhe placed a glass of water before
"Adam and Eve flat on their backs!
A pair of sunnvslders!" said the young
man in an exasperated tone.
"You got me, kid," returned the
waitress. "Watcha want?"
"Eggs up," said the young man.
" 'E-g-g-s,' the kind that come before
the hen or after, I never knew which."
"Why didn't you say so in the first
place?" asked the waitress. "You'd a
had 'em by this time."
"Well, of all things " said the
"I knew what be waa d-lvln" at all
the time," began the waitress as the
young man departed. "But he's one
of them fellers that thinks they can
get by with anything. He don't know
that they're using plain English now
In restaurants." .
All Need the Earth.
"There Is an Antaeus In every one
of us and In the whole of us which
needs the earth," says Henry Dem
areBt Lloyd in his posthumous book.
"A grandmother was spreading before
the vision of a beloved child a picture
of the beauties of heaven with Its
gates of pearl and Its pavements of
gold. 'What,' said the scornful boy,
unpactlvated, 'no mud?' There spoke
the real philosopher. We are earth
animals, and we peed contact with
all the aspects of nature, human na
ture, and other nature. They who
feed wholly on white bread and the
tenderloin and the sweetness and
light of the best people, art for the
art's sake, cannot get phosphates
enough and soon develop the rickets.
The man I heard say be liked to eat
with the common people once In a
while, the woman you beard say that
'she thought It was her duty to as
sociate with the middle class, confess
the approach of extinction. They are
losing touch with the source of all per
sonal and social power."
Ramadan Is the month exalted by
Moslems above all others. In that
month the Koran according to Mos
lem tradition was brought down by
Gabriel from heaved and delivered to
men In small sections. In that month,
Mohammed was accustomed to retire
from Mecca to the cave of Hlra, for
prayer and meditation, In that month
Abraham, Moses and other prophets
received their divine revelations. In
that month the "doors of heaven are
always open, the passages to bell are
shut, and the devils are chained." So
run the traditions. The Christian
The League of Politeness.
The League of Politeness has been
formed In Berlin. It alms at inculcat
ing better manners among the people
of Berlin. It was founded upon the
initiative of Frauleln Cecelle Meyer,
who was Inspired by an existing or
ganization In Rome. In deference to
the parent organization the Berlin
league has chosen the Italian motto,
"Pro gentllezza." This will be em
blazoned upon an attractive little
medal worn where Germans are ac
customed to wear the Insignia of or
ders. The Idea la that a glaance at
the "talisman" will annihilate any In
clination to Indulge In bad temper or
discourteous language. "Any polite
person" Is eligible for membership.
Why He Laughed.
Miss Mattie belonged to the old
south, and she was entertaining a
guest of distinction.
On the morning following his arrival
she told Tillle, the little colored maid,
to take a pitcher of fresh water to
Mr. Firman's room, and to say that
Miss Mattie sent him her compliments,
and that If he wanted a bath, the
bathroom was at bis service.
When Tillle returned she said:
"I tol' him, Miss Mattie, en' he
laughed fit to bus' hlsself."
"Why did he laugh, Tillle?"
"What did you tell him?"
"Jus' what you tol' mo to."
"Tillle, tell me exactly what you
"I banged de doah, and I said, 'Mr.
Firman, Miss Mattie sends you her lub,
and she says, 'Now you can get up
and wash yo'self!" Llpplncott's Magazine.
On her arrival In New York Mme.
Sara Bernhardt, replying to a compli
ment on her youthful appearance,
said: "The secret of my youth? It
Is the good God and then, you know,
I work all the time. But I am a
great-grandmother," she continued,
thoughtfully, "so how can these many
compliments be true? I am afraid my
friends are exaggerating."
Mme. Bernhardt's laugh, spontane
ous as a girl's, prompted a chorus of
"Yes," Bald the actress, "uncon
Bclous exaggeration, like the French
nurse on the boulevard. Our boule
vards are much more crowded than
your streets, you know, and, although
we have numerous accidentB, things
aren't quite as bad as the nurse sug
gested. "Her little charge, a bojr of six,
begged her to stop a while In a crowd,
surrounding an automobile accident.
'Please wait,' the little boy said, 'Want
to see the man who i was run over.'
'No; hurry,' bis nurse - answered.
'There will be plenty more to see
further on.' "
Economy In Art. (
"Of course," said Mr. Sliius Barker, .
"I want my daughter to have some
sort of an artistic education. I think
I'll have her study singing."
"Why not art or literature?" .
"Art spoils .canvas and paint and
literature wastes reams of ' paper.
Singing merely produces a temporary
disturbance of the atmosphere.
The. late former Governor Allen D.
Candler of Georgia was famous 1 la
the south for his quaint humor.
"Governor Candler," said a Gaines
ville man, "once abandoned cigars for
a pipe at the beginning of the year.
He stuck to bis resolve till the year's
end. Then he was heard to say:
" 'By actual calculation, I bay
saved by smoking a pipe Instead ol
cigars this year $208. But where is
Hard on the Mare.
Twice, as the bus slowly wended It
way, up the steep Cumberland Gap, the
door at the rear opened and slammed.
At first those lunlde paid little heed;
but the third time demanded to know
why they should be disturbed in this
"Whist, cautioned the driver,
doan't spake so loud; she'll overbear
"The mare. Spake low! Shure, Ol'm
desavln th' crayture. Everry tolme
she 'ears th' door close, she thinks
won o' yes Is gettln' down ter walk
up th' hill, an' that sort o' raises her
sperrlts." Success Magazine.
Where He Was Queer.
Th negro, on occasions, displays a
fine discrimination In the choice of
"Who's the best white-washer la
town?" Inquired the new resident.
"Ale Hall am a bo'nd a'tlst with a
whitewash brush, sah," answered th
colored patriarch eloquently.
"Well, tell him to come and white
wash my chicken house tomorrow."
Uncle Jadob shook his head dubi
ously. "Ah don' believe, sah, ah'd engage
Ale Hall to whitewash a chicken
"Why, didn't you say he waa a good
"Yes, sah, a powe'ful good white
washer, sah; but mighty queer about
a chicken house, sah, mighty queer!"
Mack's National Monthly.
New Process of Staining Glass.
The art of coloring glass has been
lost and refound, Jealously guarded
and maliciously stolen so many times
In the history of civilization that It
seems almost Impossible to Bay any
thing new on glass staining. Yet a
process has been discovered for ma
king the stained glass used in windows
which Is a departure from anything
known at the present time. What the
Venetians and the Phoenicians knew
of It we cannot tell.
The glass first receives Its design In
mineral colors and the whole is then,
nrea in a heat so Intense that the col
oring matter and the glass are India
solubly fused. The most attractive
i feature of this method Is the sur-,
face acquires a peculiar pebbled char
' acter In the beat, so that when . the
: glaBs is In place the lights are delight
, fully soft and mellow.
I In making a large window In many;
I shades each panel is separately mould-'
ed and bent and the sections are as
sembled in a metal frame.
Had Money In Lumps.
Charles H. Rosenberg of Bavaria
bad lumps on his shoulders, elbows,
nnd hips when he arrived here from
Hamburg on the Kalserln Auguste Vic
toria'. In fact, there was a series of
smaller lumps along bis spine, much
like a mountain range, as it is present
ed on a bas-relief map.
The lumps were about the size of
good Oregon apples, and as Rosen
berg passed before the Immigration
ioctor for observation, the doctor said
softly to himself, "See that lump."
Then be asked Mr. Rosenberg to step
"You seem like a healthy man,"
said the doctor, "but I cannot pass you
until I know the origin of those lumps
on your body." "Ah, It Is not a sick
ness," laughed the man from Bavaria.
"Those swellings is money."
Taking off hla coat be broke open a
sample lump and showed that It con
tained $500 In American bank notes.
He Informed the doctor that be had
$11,000 In all, with which he was go
ing to purchase an apple orchard in
. He waa admitted to the country.
New York Tribune.
Fidelity to Parole.
Judge Craln of the Court of Gen-;
eral Sessions has Juat held a recep
tion more worthy of note than any
ball, banquet or other high function
of the season. It was held in his
courtroom at night. In response to
its summons came 117 men and wom
en, some old, some young every one!
of whom was a victor over some form
of temptation; an example of what
human faith can do to help human
weakness to redeem Itself and b
strong, ; 1
Each of the .company had been con
victed of some first offense against'
the law, and each bad been permitted
to go out on parol of future good
behavior.' Each bad kept th faith.
The word was as good aa a bond.'
Those who might have gone down in
the struggle had found a way to lis
and fight again. They were all able
to report good work dona and bright
prospect ahead. -
Time was when no on was trusted
on his word save men of high degree.
Fidelity to parole was deemed a
princely virtue. Perhaps It is. Thar
was nothing In Judga Craln' recent
Uon to disprove It.
What About Brain Food?
This Question Came Up in the Recent
Trial for Libel.
A "Weekly" printed some criticism of the
claims made for our foods. It evidently did
not fancy our reply printed in various news
papers, and brought suit for libel. At the trial
ome interesting facts cam out. .
Som of th chemical and medical expert
The following facts, however, were quit
clearly established: f
Analysts of brain by an unquestionable au
thority, Geoghegan, shows of Mineral Salts,
Phosphoric Acid and Potash combined (Phos
phate of Potash), 2 91 per cent of th total,
6.33 of all Mineral Salt.
This la over one-half.
Beaunia, another authority, showa 'Pboa
pborlo Acid combined" and Potash 73.44 per
cent from a total of 101.07.
Considerable more than one-half of Phos
phate of Potash. . t
Analysis of Grape-Nut showa: Potassium
and Phosphorus, (which Join and make Phos
pbat of Potash), Is considerable mor thaa
cue half of all th mineral salts In th food.
Dr. Geo. W. Carey, an authority on th con
stituent elements of th body, says: ' "Th
gray matter of the brain I controlled entirely
by th Inorganic cell-salt, Potassium Phosphate
(Phosphate of Potash). This salt unites wltb
albumen and by th addition of oxygen create
nerve fluid or th gray matter of th brain.
Of course, there I a trace of other salt and
other organic matter In nerve fluid, but Potas
sium Phosphate I th chief factor, and bas
the power within itself to attract,' by Ha own
law of affinity, all things needed to manufac
ture the olixlr of life."
Further on be says: "The beginning and end
of the matter Is to supply the lacking princi
ple, and in molecular form, exactly as natur
furnishes it in vegetables, fruit and grain.
To supply deficiencies this Is th only law of
The natural conclusion Is that If Phosphat
of Potash is th needed -mineral element la
brain and you us food vblch doe not contain
it, you bsv brain Ug because IU daily loss 1
On th contrary. If you eat food known to
be rich in this element, you place bofor the
life force that which natur demand for
In th trial a aneer was uttered because Mr.
Post announced that he bad mad year of re
search in this country and some clinics of
Europe,, regarding th effect of th mind on
digestion of food.
But w' must be patient with those who
sneer at fact they know nothing about.
Mind doe not work well on a brain that 1
broken down by lack of nourishment
A peaceful and evenly poised mind 1 neces
sary to good digestion.
Worry, anxiety, fear, bate, ftc, fto., dlrctly
Interfere with or stop th flow of Ptyalin, th
digestiv Juic of th mouthy and also inter
fere with th flow of th digestiv Juice of
stomach and pancreas.
Therefore, the mental stats of th Individual
ha much to do (mor than suspected) with
digestion. . ..
This trial tins nemonetrated: '
That Brain I made of Phosphate of Potash
as the principal Mineral Bait, added to alba
men and water.
That Orapo-Nut contain that element aa
mor than one-half of all Its mineral salts.
A healthy brain la Important, If on would
"do things" In tbl world.
A man who sneers at "Mind" sneer at the
best aad least understood part of himself.
That part wblcb som folks believ links us to
Mind asks for a healthy brain upon which to
act, and Nature ha defined a way to make a
healthy brain and renew It day by day aa It
la used up from work of th previous day. , ,
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Nature' way to rebuild la by th use of food
which supplies th thing required.
VTJhere a Reason'
Postum Cereal Co., Ltd.,
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