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Famous Physician Says It Is Posi
tively Dangerous.
"Dr. Osler certainly set the country
byi the ears when he advocated chlo
ro 4orm for those who had passed t.#
tortieth milestone, but I heard him
make another statement that might
be considered fully as startling,' said
a New York merchant at luncheou
the other day. "Several years ago
.mv wife was a wreck from nervous
Cyspepsia Several prominent phy
sicians here had treated her without
success and finally I was advised to
take her to Baltimore to see Dr.
"He inquired carefully about her
habits and particularly about her
diet. We described it without going
Into details, but this did not satisfy
the great physician.
"Tell me whai you have for. dinner,
descrIbe the nature of the courses,
their number and so on," he insisted.
"Well, usually we start with some
good nourishing soup," I began.
"'Stop right there,' interrupted Dr.
Osler. 'Soup must go. There is a
popular fallacy that soup is nourish
ing. That is a mistake. It is one of the
most harmful things one can eat.
It is worse than lobster. Of course.
there are times when a simple beef
or mutton broth is not to be condem
ned. But as a rule soup is positively
dangerons. It dilutes the gastric
juices and it ferments too rapidly
to permit it to be easily digested.
It is the greatest cause of dyspepsia
and nervous disorders. Vegetable
soup should be thrown into the gar
bage pail, where it belongs, instead
of being poured into a delicate
stomach.' Half the nervous wrecks
among society folks who live well are
caused by eating scup.'
"Dr. Osler gave some other advice,
'which was followed by my wife in
addition to giving up soup. Soup i'
never served at cur table and has not
been for four years. My wife is well
and stron.g to-day, and she can eat
anything on the menu except soup."
-New York Press.
Why They Buried Her.
An incident ti:at happened lorg
enough ago to make its telling harm
less began. with the meeting of two
old Cincinnatians on the street. Lock
ing arms, so runs the tale, they strol
led slowly along, discussing various
topics. Personal ones were touched
upon at last, and after exchfanging
family solicitudes for several mo
ments, the Judge asked the Major:
"And dear, old Mrs.-, your aunt?
She must be rather feeble now. Tell
me. how is sheT'
"Buried her yesterday," said the
"Buried her? Dear me. dear me:
is the good old lady dead?"
"Yes, that's why we buried her."
was the Major's method of ending
the subject.--Life.
Dini-.g on Horsenaesh.
That stanch vegetarian. Bernard
Shaw, says the Springfield Republi
can-, should find a congeniti theme for
"atire in the opening exercises of the
new,~ society for the protection of
horses founded in Berlin.
The president. Major General Zo
bel, explaitned in his address that the
purpose of the society is to persuad1e
people to be kind to their old horses
-not to work them. but to fatten
them up and slaughter them for th~e
table! To this end the society, fol
owing the example of a similar or
anization in Paris, intends to give a
upper at whic'h the different ways
n which horsefiesh can be served will
e shown. At Potsdam the number
f horses slauglitered has increased
5 per cent. since last year. and the
umber of swine slautghtered has fal
en off 1:; per cent.
An Automobile Adventure.
An extraordinary automobile escape
told bv eLondon.papers. It is
e 'beyornd the usual when mo
ora. d safety, machine and all,
in a tr e.
A French artist had been staying
at Lake Como, and was driving an au-*
tomobile with three friends near Bru
nate, when descending a steep hill the
car struck a large stone, swerved
violently against the parapet protect
ing the mountain road from a preci
pice. and, breaking through the ma
sonry. went clear over the edge.
Luckily, the branches of a tree grow
ing from the side of the rock, and
rggnearly to the road lev'el,
cauht the ca; as it feil, thereby say.
ing the four men from certain death
Miter being "treed" for some hours.
the party was rescued f:om their un
pkasant position.
Happiness is nev-er found by- hunt
int fot' it. So. 26- '06.
Agr-ees With Him About F'ood.
A~ tr.ihned mnrse says-: "In the prae
tee or my pr'ofeson I tmve found so
nandy ptoints inI favo:' of Grap1le-Nuts
food that I unhesitat:-ngly re commelcnd
it to il moy patients.
'It is delic-ate and plea ving to the
pa:te (an essentia;! in food for the slek)
and~ can be ada~pted to an ages. being
softene!2d with milk or (:'eamf for babie~s
or thec aged wthen detic'ienc'y of teeth
re-nders mas-ti'-nimn impossible. For
fvr pa leni or those ont ilil diet I
finl Grap'-Nuts an~d ;Uimmein water
v-ry mour:hinig ami r'freshin~g. TFhis
re;':oe is own iden :mnd is nuade as
fihow.': Sonk :2 aonful of Gr-apc
Ns in a glass of water; for an htour,
str i ad 5rv" w~i tt:0 beaten wvhite
of ,. :an.d : 'ri;nu of' fruit .inir-e
tran*o. "Thres;;a rs. an ~trd:ai
Loki ks. for the fa0us V'le
Subject: Christlan Growth.
Brooklyn. N. Y. - The Rtev. Allau
Douglas Carlile. D. D.. who has re
ceived a unanimous call to the pastor
ate of the Throop Avenue Presbyterian
Church, in this borough. made vacant
by the death of Dr. Louis Ray Foote
in December last, preached for the first
time to the congregation of that church
Sunday morning, le is now the pastor
of the Tabernacle Presbyterian Church
in Pittsburg. Pa.. where he is highly
esteemed. The subject of his discourse
was "Christian Growth." His text was
II. Peter iii:38: "But grow in grace. and
in the knowledge of our Lord and Sa
viour. Jesus Christ," and he said:
' In the Greek the article is before the
noun in both cases: "Grow in the grace
and the !:nowledge." Grace is defined.
theologically and abstractly, as "God's
loving favor; unmerited by us." The
"grace" of our text is definite and spe
cific: '"the grace of our Lord Jesus."
and, for our purpose this morning, may
be taken as the sum total of the graces
that make up Christ's matchless char
acter, our development in Christ's like
ness, and not by the acquisition .of new
graces, but by a growth of those with
in us already received. Growth. nor
mal growth. is nece.sary to health; if
life be checked it argues serious mal
ady. Christian maturity is nothing
short of Christ-likeness. This we have
not yet attained; until we do there can
be no more important question than:
Are we growing at a normal r'ate?
Are we better than our fathers? Is
the Church to-day better than the
Church of the Reformation? Or in the
Apostolic day? Perhaps you doubt the
possibility of such a thing. But mark
how it grew from Pentecost to John.
and then remember that we have the
same things before us still undone. We
have the same spirit of God torguide
us. and we have had 1800 yeara more
time. Would it not rather seriously re
Iect upon us if we had not advanced
upon them? In the days of Ahab, the
darkest period in history. Elijah- want
ed to die because he was no better
-than his fellows.
In the church. as in nature. there is a
twofohl growth: One from without
and the other from within. From with
out the development of what I call cor
poration in numbers aMd it wealth and
in the consequent influence upon the
world which it has gained in the same
way and maintained for the same ren
son as any other world power. The in
ward growth is deveopment from the
heart outward; growth of character,
and, necessarily, a growth- of indi' d
ual character. The development of the
church in character only through the
development 'of the individual charac
ter. For the church is like other cor
porations; it has no character apart
from its members, and it depends upon
the perfection of each several member
for its perfection. One. you see. is
growth in. bulk, the othei in character
-one of the corporation. of the corpor
ation Indeed. but only by the growth
of- the individual, and one is the re
building of the temple of God. One is
the progress of the kIngdom of God
wherein we have a citizenship, and the
other the progress of the kingdom of
God, which is within you. The first
wve read of constantly. the second we
hear of rarely. The last is the most
important and the less continuous in
this our day. I do not wish to be mis
understood. I glory in the outward
growth of the church and the mighty
works done for Christ in the world, but
all our works mean nothing beyond the
w'itewashing of the outside of the sep
ulchre. save only in so far as they are
the natural and inevitable evidence of
the working of a God-like character.
Are we growing in character at a nor
mal rate? We know -the standard.
Christ gave it the parable of the tares
and the wheat: tares and wheat grow
ing side by side, but further and fur
ther apart. So are the church and the
world growing together, but more and
more unlike until the >"rvest. At sow
ing time. even, was niot the dividing
line clearly marked? Is it so to-day?
If not it shows change of character on
one side or the ot:1er. Which~ is it?
You ask: Is not this spiritual develop
ment of so subtle a character-that we
can hope for its continuance even
though not recognized in ourselves or
others? FHow can there be change of
character wvithout a corresponding
change of life? Look back to the sow
ing time, when to cross the dividing
life meant martyrdom. We have a
harder task to perform than any inar
tyr had who died for Christ. There are
hundreds here to-day who would do
that. It; is not hard to die for Christ.
but I tell you it is hard to live for
Christ: to plod on day by day on our
unheroic way. persistently, consistently
living with God in this workl And
that is your task and mine. Get the
character that will enable you to do
that ang ,vou may let the works take
eare of theins'ive
That Question comes: "What is the
use? Does not the catechism say we
are not going to be perfect in this life,
but will be when we die? What is the
ue?" Suppnos e death amnge1rr
inoned ou 36 ay. Iii de te Itn
worthil: in the presence~ of etisever.N
thing that defileth must be stri69peI off.
What would there be left? A babe is
perfect. but it is only a perfect baby.
I once knew a beautiful child. the de
light and .ioy of the household, but,
alas: She grew up to the age of twen
ty and was still a babe. A babe of
three is a child of promise. but a ba-be
of twenty is ai moustrosity. And is N
not possible that in-the holy city there
are babes of three score years an ten
whose only place is among the chil
dren? Would that satisfy you? No?
Thea "Grow in grace and in the know1
edge of our Lord anid tSavio)ur. .1(e5us
Christ." But how? Two things are
necessary: The spirit of God in cur
hearts anid the knowledge of the truth
as it is in JTesuis. The sp'irit of G3od-you
have: the knowlecige of the truth y-ou
must acquire. For it is by th'> truth
that you wi:l he liberated; by the truth
you are sunr-titled.
It is not (enough. thterefore. to say:
"I know I hi'v~e not (done as wvell as 1.
know; I will try to do heiter." You al
wzys do as we'll as you know.. Th'1e
:nrh you knowv has het n making vou
vait you are. To b2 hioly you must he
vier: ta he bectter you must know
more, for truthi is not a thidag you c;ant
rcodt in a b ook or formulate in at
ered. Truth is :' great living charac
ter, a life-determiningZ rinie: "As a
manm thinketh inm his Mat so is he-"
yakl-e the. Iile and felion tihe word.
~i.e grow'tha in CAhrs r~owvt~h in
o canot I:o a i:mr's knowledgze
any no hnn ou nn .:o to Leaven
byI- Cuise. (l coul not answelr in
-:I ten si'te of nt e. If he had been
asked su deny hisa he could not
hav'e tlit. At -s 'on the question
the Presbyterian Chnrch believes." He
did not pass. It wll not a 0ss vou.
There are some things like that in the
church, far too serious to be funny.
Such as going to the pastor time after
time and askinz: "Is this right?' "Is
that man% positina correct'" Where
is that spirit that guideth into all
What are you (oing to advance the
Presbyterian Chtmri. or iur name in
His name. by your owna devrlopienit?
A danger to-day lies iu helieving in the
Wrong or eIror that may he in our
creelds. Is there anythin.: in them that
ought to he eliminated? It is a great
peril to think that all truth is in our
creed and that what is not written
there is wrong. For that stops ad
vancement and is a cheek lo our pro
gress in Christ's knowledge and grace
and means - declension.- oss. Christ
taught the truth and did not formulate
it. The apostles enlarged upon it to
meet the needs of the grovin:: church:
the early fathers systematized truth
into creeds. And -so it went on down
from the time'of Constantine to the
Renaissance. until we found the truth.
not by ecclesiastical dictum. but in ef
feet it was the same. I have seen old
peonle so under the domination of
their ecclesiastical conumentator that
they could see nothing in the Bible but
wh::t he taught.
But as I read the signs of the time
the church to-day is cu the eve of an
dvancenient in the knowledge of
Jesus Christ unequalled in her listory.
You and I want a part in that. 1 know
some of 'my ministerial brethren do not
so read: they *listen to the jarring
voices of to-day: "Down with the Bi
ble. Lop off lump after lump and give
us love in a mighty principle." which is
but a sentimentality. That is not what
God means. We are at the headwaters
of a -mighty. flowing river. which is yet
bubbling and has not become deep and
calm and still. Put it will, and when
it does we shall have more truth. not
;ess. Be sure of that. Our creeds
ought to gather up in themselves all
the truth that is in Christ .Tesus per
petually, just as He gathers up in Him
self the "fulness of the godhead bodi
ly." Their confusion is like a puzzle
picture frcm whili some pieces are
lst. It is your duty. and mine. to tind
the pieces and put them in their proper
paces until our creed becomes a per
feet pen picture of the God-man. When
it does. we shall have a creed on which
every lover of the God-man will stand
omfortably. It will be that way in
heaven. It shall he that way on earth.
Don't you want a hand in that? How?
Not only for your own sake. but for
the world's sake and the church's sake.
"Grow in grace and in the knowledge
of our Lord and Saviour. Jesus Christ."
How? Simply by the use of the
means of grace which Christ instituted
for that very purpose: by the public
ministry of 1he Wor-d. by private inter
-ourse with Jesus, by your right use of
the Word of God. by those activities
for which you tina channels not only
in the chureb. but out of it every day.
,whereby your spiritual muscles and
sinews are developed as your physical
ones are-by use.
Humility, the Foundation Virtue.
MAatt. 20:20-28; 1 Pet. 5:5.
To be served requires no greatness;
those only require greatness that
Christ came to show us God as the
Infinite Servant, the great Self-Qiver;
who henceforth dares scorn a ser
Humiiity is the true cloth of gold;
no royal robe is so resplen-lent.
There is no more certain omen of
ailure than to have God against you;
that is, to be proud in spirit.
"H-umility" is fr-om the Latin
"humus." the ground; it is the
ground of all nobility, the foundation
Humility is the founglation of wvis
dom: the conce..ited mran cannot be
Humility is the foundation of in
fuene: men (10 not love self-lovers.
Humility is the foundation of hap
piness; ever-weeinfg ambition always
means miscry, but modest content
ment means peace, whatcver the lot
may he.
Humility is the basis of salvation.
Many mien will not be savedl because
they want to save themselves.
Any' teacher will testify that a
mediocre scholar who is teachable
will learn more than a brilliant
scholar who thinks he knows it all.
The head of a church is called a
minister, i. e., a servant. The head
of a government is called a prtimle
minister, i. e., the first servant.
Am I trying to exalt myself, or my
Do I find my joy in the service, or
the reward?
Do T count any service of others
beneath me? --
lumility is the solid foundation of
all the vit tues.-Confucius.
There are sweet surprises awaiting
many a hutmble soul fighting against
great odds in the battle of a seem
ingly commonplace life.-Henr-y van
The dloctrines of grace humble man
rwithout degrading him and exalt him
without inflating him.-H-odge.
At our worst, wve are weaker than
we think. At our bv'st. Twe are strong
er than we think. We ha've help in
bcoth directions. Let us. theref'orc.
be humble and watchful on the one
hnd. and hopeful and joyful on the
othe.-Bishop 0. P. Fitzgerald.
That things are not so ill for you
cn'i me as they, might have been is
pi tly dune to those who lived- humble
lives and rest in unvis':td tombs.
Ceoge Eliot.
Says Sam'ucl Mec win in "Success
na zine: Th Pesident's ":nuck
ti" specCh, in spt of its frank and
mitspkeni idea for hone st. me~relleSs
esure of raci h ih and rasca!t
-, :;. wat rOi~ -nc se on by the
a 3ais and theit' news rpers asa gierc
fully as if i. were a defense of see
d-story' wo'k and pnor -h clitmbing.
lrad- the r tro d bribers andI
a '-ers an rest ile -:rafter5 are
nnn1 to wak a.re .t with the
U 'ml. n o- say. -git' all, this
orot. cworld."r ~t
They Flagi the Tr-ain.
The Midland Panie~: harst that,
two of its sta:ions L:3': -names whit'.
cw passengers can ;':m(tunce. T
are Penrhyndeedraeth and' Ystradg;an
Sub~iect:* .oeauc an-1 ihe Chitaren, M att.
xviii., 1-14-Golden Text, M att.xviii..14
-Memory Versep, '., -Topic : Less;ons
Yrom a "Child" Text-Commentary.
I. A question asked (v. 1).
1. "At the same time." After Peter
had reiurnEd from paying the tribute.
"Came the disciples." By combining
the three amcutzs we learn that the
disciples had discussed the <question as
to who should be the greatest. an'l
that Jesus. knowing their ambitions,
had opened the subject by asking them
about the dispute they had among
themselves by the way. At first the
disciples, thoroughly ashanied. were
silent, but a little later they came and
submitted the questiou to iim. "Who
is the greatest-' Such is blind human
nature; always desiring to be made
prominent. "Ii the kingdom of heav
en." They still view the kingdom of
Christ as a temporal one.
II. Lessons from a little child (vs.
2-5). 2. "Called a little child." J'sus
purposes to teach them by means of an
object lesson. He corrects their faise
ideas about greatness. The 'ittle child
was their teacher.
3. "Verily." A word that denotes
the importance of what is to follow.
"Excent ye be converted." The word
here fendered "be converted" means
"turn about so as to face in the other
direction." It always signifies a radi
cal and complete change. "And become
ais little children." Humble. teachable.
obedient. "Ye shall not enter." They
not only could not be first. but they
could not enter. There is no way into
the kingdoom of grace only by the door
of humility. 4. "Whosoever." Ai
have equal privileges. "Shall humble
himself." None but the lowly are in
the kingdom. and the lowlicst in the
kingdom are the greatest. "The same
is :;reatest." Sellishnes. is the root of
all sin. True humility is the surest
mark of true greatness.
.i. "Whoso shall receive." That is.
stal show kindness to..shall help and
ere for. "One such little child." This
refers not only to actual children (Luke
:48m. but also to Christ's followers who
hve a humhle, hildlike spirit. "In
MNy name." Out of love .o Me and for
\iy sake. "Rec'eiveth Me." Jesus -(o;I
siders Himself treated as we treat His
little ones.
II. Christ's teaching concerning of
fenses (vs. C-9). 6. "Shall olTend."
Whoso shall cause one of .1y little
ones to stumble and fall into sin. "It
were better." This shows the great
ness of the offense. "That a millstone."
A very large stone. "Aboqt Ills nek."
etc. Drowning in Vie sea was a pun
ishment used among ihe ancients. 7.
-.Wce unto the world." Or. alas for
the world. "Because of occasions of
stumbling' (R. V.) Because there are
so many temptations and stumbling
blocks put before men. "It must needs
be." In this world. that is so full of
sin and wickedness. those who serve
Christ will be tempted. "Woe to that
man through whom the occasion com
eth" (I. V.) Woe to the man who is
guilty of the awful crime of leading
thers into sin. Each man is personally
resnonsible for his oivn acetions. 8.
"If' thy hand-foot causeth thee to
stublle" iR. V.) -1f objects as dlear to
thee as these most valuable and pr'e
dons members of the body cause thee
to stumble anld to fall into slu. "Cut
them off." etc'. The pleasing thing if
burtful. mnust be given up and re
nounced. "Into life halt." The only
one who renounces a sulccessful life
ere bylgivingt up a profitable business
because of its. wvorldlly character. or by
giving up a pleasing and profitable oc
upation because it cannot be followed
to the glory of God, and who accept
poverty and hardship. may he said to
enter into life "halt or maimed." but
it is better to do this than to lose eter
nal life.
9. "-Into the hell of fire" (R. V.) The
literal (.ehenna was a valley to the
south of Jerusalem, a former scene of
Moloch worship. arl later tile place
where the refuse of the city was
burned with perpetual fires. This fire
is the symnbolof terrible torment, which
is awaiting tihe ii nally3' impeniitenlt.
IV. Christ's care for His little ones
(vs. 10-14). JO. "Despise not." As
though they were beneath your notice.
"Little ones." Children; therefore the
weakest and most lowtly of those who
believe in Christ. "In heaven their aum
gel." The angels in heaven, who he
hold the face of the Father, have a pe
culiar charge over them. 11. This
verse is omitted from the Revised Vet'
sion, but if it does not be.ong here. it
certainly belongs elsewhere, for Jesus
came to save sinners. 1:2. "One
gone astray." This parable is given
more fully in Luke 15:10. The lost
sheep is a type of one straying away
from the fold of Christ into sin. 1:3.
He rejoiceth mnore. That sheep was ot
no more value than the other sheep. it
was its "rescue" that ('aused the joy.
14. "Even so." Our heavenly Fath
er has done all that He can do to br'ing
ll men to repentance: it Is not His
will that any should perish.
Banks Versus Saloons in North Da
kota. ...
I traveled a thousand miles up and
lwn these Great Northern exten-'
slo:s. vitsiting tihirty-onle towns in
their swaddling clothes. and found
every one of them abiaze with confi
(lence that it wvas certain to surpass
in population and prospeity all of its
sistr infants. In their main essen
tials they were bewilderingly alime.
There was the main business street
aid out like a boule'.arld for width,
vastly expensive to pave whenever
that step in dlevelopm~ent should be
eachd. There had not been time
to uiUdt "rosidenc'e sectitons" in most
of tem. Tne worhers lived in the
hotel cr ove:' their stores, and the
few dwellings clung to the clustered
begiiigs of the town as if reluc
tat o scatter o'vEr' the bare anG
wind.2xwept prairie. There we-re n''
s~ or, for No:h Dakotai is utndc:
t svy of a proahibitiuca l::w. W'here
:utesloon is the pioneer'1 en t-rprlit!e
in :e mining cam~p, the banik took
h :a'd in this wihoteSOmC kind 01
c:-n"'ore. four humndredl people and
Are bnks.in f:.c:. the nucleus ot
stn a towvn is a group cf 'levator's.
''i--'eneral s: o:e. and . the bank
There was 0tro (;w. .tiuic.1. w'hosi
:tory: ran back someli twelve raothsil.
in r:hida. tree ci the fouri: (o:'
of oeO bock ont t: e main streerter
.eni'l'id by banks. I: is an up'~siea
n banks are so amazingly' nume:'
a .icons so conspicuously miss
*ai 1. Pain. in "The bui'M
- ne Omi::g 2.lagaztt'e.
It doesn't matter what kind ot
cmbng yon follow, they all lead
To Clean Indian Matting.
Take up the matting and lay it on
t'he table. a yard at a time. and scrub
it with some very good soap, using
rat1her a stiff brush. then draw
it through water, and finally swill it
with pleaty -f cold water. adding a
little amn..: or. if preferred. use
st:.ong salt and water. Bran water is
a? excellent thing, too. for this. If
this matting is of really good quality,
the water will not iurt it. as it is,
or should be, impervious to daip.
Ant Destroyer.
Heat together in an earthenware
%-;-sel till dissolved half a pound of
Jlovers of sulphur and four ounces of
pciash. Allow the nixture to get cold.
then infuse with water, and apply to
the infested place. Not many ants will
si rvive a (lose of this solution. If you
wish to set a trap orly. get a common
si:onge with large holes in it. wet it.
aid sprinkle sugar over it. The ants
will collect in this. The sponge should
be thrown into hot watar, and all the
ants vill be destroyed.
To noil Fish.
Sprinkle the well eleaned fish thor
ough:y with salt, wrap in a piece of
cheesecloth and boil. preferably in a
fish kettle. The water should be
scalding when the fish goes in, then
let it shminer gently until the fish
fl ikes. if prelerred. the water in
a hich the fish is ecoked may be high
ly seasoned with celery, onion, bay
lcaf and parsley, or the fish may be
boiled in a rich bouillon instead
o' water; serve with a thick drawn
batter sauce made rich with chopped
bird boiled eggs, pickles and capers.
Purification. Etc.. of Eitchen Grease.
If the "grease" be in the form of
rutton or beef suet. fat hatm. etc.. it
s:icuhl be cut in small pieces. and put
o ver the ftire to cook very slowly. Half
a cup of water may be added for
each pint or pound of fat. Let cook
until the fat is extracted and the bits
o. grease quite brown. Pour off the
fit, pressing the piecEL until quite
dry. If the fat has been used for fry
ing and contains carbonized sediment,
reimiove the sediment from the bottom
of Lihe cake of cold fat. If the fat is
not now clean'enough, melt and strain
i through several tolds of cloth laid
o rer a colander.-Boston Cooking
ebcol Magazine.
Washing Lace Curtains.
First dust the curtains gently and
thoroughly. Put them to soak about
noon in clear lukewarm water to which
has been added a teaspoonful of borax
to each two gallons of water. In the
evening squeeze them as dry as pos
s:ble with the hands and put into-clean
warm soapsuds. Let soak over night:
t.en squeeze and work with the hands
until clean. Rinse thoroughly in borax
water (%, teaspoonful borax to 2 gal
Ins of water). blue and starch a v'ery
little. Spread two clean sheets on the
caet pin the curtains at every scal
lp through both sheet and carpet,
taking care to keep them perfectly
s:raight and allow them to dry. Two
aLike can be pinned at once. Wash on
a warm day sc the doars and windows
can be open. They will dry in a short
time and will be as nice as new. If
':iey are wanted cream color add
srong coffee to thte starch.-Mrsi'. John
N ow.
Nourlshing Drinks For Invalids.
Oriental Sherbet - Take two table
soonfuls of rather tart jelly, prefer
a :ly currant, grape, cranberry or ap
pe, dissolve in a glass of cold water,
tlen set on the ice until thoroughly
chiilled. Unless absolutely certain of
the purity of your' ice supply, it is not
sfe to use it in solutIon. Have all
drinks chilled by standing against tiie
ie. but take 1no chances of giving ty
pioid or other malignant germs !odg
met in the body already wveakened by
Apple Water-Slice a half-dozen
s:)ur1. juiey apples into an earthen
pitcher, add a tablespoonful of sugar
and pour over all a qluart of boilIng wa
tor. Cov'er closely and when cold strain
and chill.
Tamarind Water-Mix preserved ta
rarinds with boiling water, cover and
stand aside for half an hour. Stirain,
sweeten to taste and chill.
Pineapple Eggnog-Beat an egg
slightly with a silver fork, add three
iblespoonfuls pineapple juice freshly
expressed. a little sugar and as much
water as is needed to fill the glass.
-trin and chill.
Barley Water-Barley water is both
refreshing and wholesome. Put a scant
:uarter cup of barley into an earthen
lowl and cover with two quarts boiling
water. When cold, strain, sweeten.
::dd lemon juice to taste and chill.
Oatmeal Water-Put a quarter cup
c:teal in an earthen bowl, with a half
cup sugar and the juice and thin yei
lw rind of a lemon. Cover with two
arts boiling water, let it stand coy
ered until the sugar is dissolved, strain
and chill. Fruit vinegars may be used
: place of the lemon.
Rice Water-Cover two tablespoon
:'uls of well-wvashed ri(c with a qluart
if boig water. add a few~ r'aisins andu
*imer gently for two or three hours.
Strain, add a pinch of salt, sugar and
emoni to season. chill and serve.
Irish Moss Lemoniade-This is espe
?ll excellent in case of any throat
rritation. Wash thoroughly one-quar'
ter cup irish moss :and soaik an hour
in (old w.ater to cover. Pour over it
ome pin ahlln wa~ter andl~ let ia stand
ani t& back of theo range~ for' halIf an
hour. Stra in. sweeten, add the juiee
f a lemxoui and chil!.
Flaseed Tea-Wash a tea spoonful
faxsed. (:ean andl put in:to an earthen
bo.'! Pour on two ot three cups Of
cold water. :et itstn ou.str
Fla!xseed Iemconae-Mi x thie jic(
f fl' lcmon" wit a muh sugar as it
,rowedt sicees of toast pour a nn
miuts. stratin and serve hot, adding
A Case of
MA Y .. !.i.i. .
Miss May O'Brien. 36 Myrtle Ave.,
Brook:yn, K. Y., writes:
..Perna cUrI me in itre WireV s
or ratarra of the stoin-sch. after
suffering for fout years and doetO
in without effect. In common with
other grateful oeS who have been
ted by your disedvery, I .y
Att hai o Pe vnsa.l
Mr. H. J. Henneman, Oakland, Neb.,
writes: - c
"I waited before writing: to you j t
my sickness, catarrh of the stomach, wichb
I had over a year ago.
"There weie people who to'd me it
iwculd not stay eured. but 1 am isure that
I am cured, for I do not feel any more ill
effects. have a good appetite and am get
"bo 1 am, and il1 say to all, I ar
cured for good.
"I thank you for your kindness.
'-Peruna, till be'otr kouse medi
cine hereal ter. "
Catarrh of the stomach is. also known
in comnlon par:ance as dyspepsia, gas
tri-is and indigestion..' No medicine will
be of any permanent benefit except it re
moves the catarrh.
A Great Tonic.
Mr. Austin M. Small. Astoria, Ore.,
writes: "During the hot weather of the
past summer I lost my appetite. I tried
-eruna. and fo-und it pleasant to take, a
splendid appetizer and a great tonic."
2L'/J,'~ UAEAS
R.R.Fareaid. Notes Tzke
uncomfortable Mode of Travel.
Thomas Nelson- Page iq spending
r the Vinter at Nice.
I Nice is the largest city on the Ri
f viera -and next to Monte Carlo it is
I Lhe gayest and the most 'beautiful.
Mountains rise behind the town. In
deed, in that country the shore of the
sea is altogether moUntainous ifid the
railroad traversing it .has innumerable
Mr. Page on a February afternoon,
was taking ten. out of door2: on thie -
warm and sunlit pier that is a iled the
Palais de la Jetee. He compkined-of-I
a railroad journey from Genoa that he
had made and a ylng. Englishman:
5aid: "Well, you came through a.
'ovely country at least?. -
"Perhaps I did," said Mr. Page, "but
:t was . sucommonly like- trakelin
through a flute."
are econonmical as wel as good. You
don't psylfor boeee giade.whn pop barmo.
lea..wen....oed meattihat ra...L
I Lbr's Produdease time an ableg and -
moeersawein-anldlpptie *itra"
Dren~ins makes a qaicke alad, yet asdeia
a n syuever ate. It s all chticeAn and
Try it when you'ne hurrieder kam.
c..d Tlt...-En?' Wris '
LUbby, McNeill & Iboby, Chicage
all inflamed, ulcerated and catarrhal con
ditions of the mucous membrane such as
nasal catarrh,uterlnecatarrh caused
by feminine ills, sore throat, sore
mouth or inflamed eyes by simply
dosing the stoma.ch.
But you surely. can cure these stubborn
affections by local treatment with
Paxtine Toilet Antiseptic
which destroys the disease germs,checks
discharges, stops pain, and heals the
inflammation and soreness.
Paxtine represents the most successful
local treatment for feminine fis ever
produLced. Thou~sands of women testify
to this IZact. go 'Cets drgls
Send for Free Trial Bor
THE R. PAXOrre""
Sur 0 e -::t!;r to Uce ad nin
"Kil"d every its::e i.' mySo
Prce2 a-i 50c a Pks. B'y ail, 4nd
PnusAN RcEEY CO.. ST. EaWL. Mifm.*
So. 26-'03.
I.fl:M Thamnend LYn W8int
Chorus Girls Ways.
The stage and its environments as
i factor upon the morals and deport
rment of the girls who compose the
hchrus has been argued pro and cot
for ages, but no solution is fully ae
Many persons depict the life cf tht
horus girl as one of danger. studdi
with innunerable pitfalls. An equal
number of opinions uphold stage ilif
by saying there are good and ba'
people in every employment, and tha,
stage girls are usually deserving 01
greater consideration than is accord
ed them.
One thing in which.nearly all chor
us girls are alike is indifference tc
their word. These girls care little foi
their promises. To the average chor
us girl a signed contract is like e
piece of waste paper, unless she real
ly wants the engagement.- In thal
case she will hold on to the contrac1
like grim death.
Managers are busy men, but the
have been known to resort to law t<
compel the heedless young lady t<
respect the paper she has signed.
Philadelphia Reccrd.
The Summer Girls' Dress.
The. 1906 Summer girls will b<
rocked in frills and furbelows de
ightfully feminine, writes Helei
erkelv-Lovd in The Delineator fo
July. From parasol to boot tip
:urves. dainty touches, and artisti
0lor effeets will distinguish every
Ving they wear. Their elders, too
nake a generous use of color. The,
ire permitting it to appear in theii
weed trotteurs and motor coats, an<
heir afternoon and ditiner gowns o
ight. silken fabrics, are as often o
ie new mauve-blue and the- warn
Xnerican Beauty sliades a soft whit<
>r the always charming pastel t~ilts
The semi-tailored -owns. man
made though they are, emphasizi
feminine curves in a marked degree
3nd show the most graceful effects
he bolero is seen on a great man;
>these gowns, the shorter ones hav
ing a ceinture attached that is en
irelv new.
Tie sleeves as a rule, are puffs t
he elbow, or half-way to the wrist
TIey are finished with a velvet-inlai<
:-uff that flares considerably.
Among. the lktle accessories tha
the Summer girl is wearing, ar
braelets of black velvet held witl
jeweled buckles, and wisps of tull
twisted about the upper arm and th
wrist, tied in fluffy bows. Arm o
dove garters of satin ribbon, shirre
aver elastic and edged with frills o
lace andI /ribbon are quite new, an
as praelical as they are ornamental
A gain of four pounds per head iT
weight and of ten cents per pounc
In price is quite worth while when you
remember that it can be done on about
the same amcunt of feed. It Is wist
to caponize every cockerel not wanted
for breeding. There is very little pait
caused by the operation if done skil
ully and at the right time-less pair
than Is often endured by cockerels it
ther fights with one another. But th4
writer will never forget the cold chills
[t caused him to witness the bunglia
attempts of some of the - pupils- at
poultry school. It is rank cruelty tC
practice such an operation withoul
irst working on dead birds.
"American criticism of poetry,"
says the London.3 Academny, ''# -
plant that hasp not yet fully blos
somed; there will be more of it i
the course- o-f another hundred yeari
or so."
Catarrh Caninot lne Curel1
With LOCAL arrPLtcArroxs, as tiaey canno
each the seat of the diseae. Catarrhij:s
blood or constItutional disease, and in ordei
t cure it you must take internal remedies.
Hall's Catarrn Cure is taken internally, and
acts directly on the blood and mucoussurae
lalls Catarrh Cure is not a quack medicine,
It was prescribed by one of the best paysi
ians in this country bor years, and is a rep
ular prescription. It is comi-osed or the
best tonics known, combined with, the best
blood puritiers, acting directly on the mu
cous surfaces. The perfect combination o:
the t wo ingredients is what p'roduces such
wonderful results in curin; eatarrh. Send
ir testimonials, free.
F. J. Cxzszt & Co., Props., Toledo, 0.
Sold by druggists, price, '75e.
'iake .hall's Family Pills for constipatio:
Prof. W. H. Schofield is preparing
two more volumes of "Literary His
tory of England," to complete. the
series which Stopford Brooke, Pro'
fessor Saintsbury and Mr. Goor
have already contributed.
remendous Itching Over Whole Bod)
-Scratched Until Bled-Wonder
ful Cure by Cuttleura.
-"Last year I suffered with a tremendous
itching on my back, which grew worse And
worse until it spread over the whole body
and only my face and hands were free
For four months or so I suffered torments
and I had to scratch, scratch, scratch unti
I bled. At night. when I went to bed
things got worse. and I had at times te
get up and scratch my body all over unti
I was as sore as could be, and until'I suf
fered exeruciating pain. TIhey told mi
that was suffering from eczema. Thet
I made tip my mind that I would useth
(utieura Remedies. I used themi accord
ing to instructions, and very soon indeet
I was great:y relieved. I continded unti
well, and now I am ready to recommend
the Cuticura Remedies to any one. Mrs
Mary Metzger, Sweetwater, Okla., June
28, 1905."
Thev~ who will not btuuu on the roe]
vll be broken by it.
FITS.St.Tituis' Thance:Nervouls Diseases [email protected]:
anently cured by Dr. Kline-s G reat Nerve
Rtestorer. O'. tria; bottle anid tretise :re".
on a swintly movin arstn.
Mrs. Winslow-s soothing Sy.rup tor Chihilrt
teethin,5orens t heum--,r'.deesinam ma.
tion. allays pain.'-ures wind elic.%e a botti
aiece to produce.
A Phiysician at It~ume.'
:)* P'Ii-re Iluck!l-ry Cori:0'. It ab
var ur 'toma- au-l ltow.-l Tr iiu'
idren Ti '-thingt. etc. At D~rugrgim a
LOd ;A per bottle.
A -ut 3.5~00 .' op~c arc on the sc'
vyby' m vi the year
Ilh eured in o1 minuten by \voolf.srd'
it. ' M i nrder< prmpi ti-d by Deri
L .b Detn Crawiardsvi;le. lad. $1.
n.-rs mny a ewm-d snoken in dis

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