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Diphtheria Simple Test Shows if You Are Susceptible. An epidemic of diphtheria broke out in u certain city. One of the victims was a six-year-old girl. A playmate and neighbor who had also been ex posed did not de velop the disease. This because she was one of those fortunate ones pos sessing natural Im munity. Vor those people who want to know whether their children arg susceptible or not to diphtheria a test may be made, known as the Shick test. This test consists of the injection into the skin—not under the skin—of a drop of very dilute diphtheria toxin. If the child is susceptible to the disease a red mark, about the size of a five-ccnt piece, will appear upon the skin where the injection has been made. The skin yill become a little raised tjnd In three or four days the red mark will become brownish and a few fine, branny scales will corne upon the skin over the mark only. This will happen only in those who are susceptible. This test may be made by your fam ily physician from material which is furnished free by state or municipal health authorites. In certain communities where the schools have school physicians and nurses Iho Shick test will lie made under their direction. Hoalth Questions Answered. Miss M. M. Writes : 'I am a wait ress and suffer terribly from swollen feet. What is the cause and what will cure this?" Most liRoly your feet swell because you are on them so much through the nature of your occupation. Kidney 1 roulilc is also another cause. If tire latter, see a physician. Oil Shortage Threatens Many Industries in U. Washington. Jan. 27.-—The public must expect a radical curtailment of public utilities, munition factories and all lYlliiVamnt AbliVi'flerf 'dcpViident 'upon oil shipments, unless immediate relief can be had from tiro embargoes the railroads have placed against the movement of tank cars, both loaded and empty, according to a statement issued tonight by the petroleum war service committee. The petroleum in dustry has made an urgent appeal to the director general of railroads to order railroads at the earliest possible moment to give preferred movement to tank cars. Wisconsin Man in Ixad ein Cary Ski Tournament ('ary, III.. Jan. 27.—Lars Haugen, of Chippewa Falls, Wis., leaped into the national championship at the annual ski tournament held here today under the auspices of lire Norge Ski club of Chicago. Haugen jumped 122 and 110 feet. The showing made by nil the parti cipants was poor, ow ing to the weather, officials said. The wind blew against the skiers and a sifting snow which fell yesterday impeded their speed. France Has Plenty Coffee; Discontinues Importations Paris, Jun. 27.—Victor Höret, the French food mini c ter. today informed the public that as the supply of coffee cn hand was sufficient for France's needs for more than a year the coffee oxehange at Havre would be closed and coffee importations would be dis continued. This step was taken h" said. In order to release tonnage for the transportation of American troops and material and of A'heat. PAINS IN BACK A AND SIDE Yield to Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Kansu City, Kansu.—"I suffered frtm pains in my back and side caused by a functional de rangement. 1 was nervous and had headaches most of the time. So many people recom mended Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege table Compound to me, I tried it and after taking six bot tles I am well. I do not think the Vege table Compound can be beaten for wo a's ailments."— Urs. L. Timmerman, SOU N. Hutchings St, Kansu City, win» suffer from headaches, backache, the blues and msof a functional derange I give this famous loot and hash ram ady a trial. Hit faetü years It hu beau ove rc om - » of a r oma « after other Bonnets Big aid Little for the Spring Drive j j i ; j j i j * i\ By Betty Brown. 1 loves. The largo and New York.—While snowflakes are fr eijuent visitors and shrouding furs arc • warmest friends our feminine for ward looking thoughts turn to that, cvr r-delightful problem of the spring bonnet. Milliners are fore-handed folk and repaie their gay and bewitching wares *•* (bm tf* tempt the eyes and purges of tire south-flitting social butterflies, rnd also in time to set the shop win dows abloom with flowers and waken dirums of summer wardrobes in win ter- weary beholders. Here is a group of creations In straw > show which way the fashion wind Sayings of Mrs. Solomon By Htelen Rowland 1,1 "Icit t si:, oh, my' Daughter of what rise is a VOICE to a Married \\ oinu ii Heboid, I say unto my Beloved; ' Dearest, how INTERESTING is the news from Europe this morn how exciting is the Russian situation!" Aral, without glancing up from bis paper, he murmureth • Yep. What ar< we going to have for breakfast?" lag' Yea, I say unto my Beloved; ' >h. I Do hope they will pass the Federal Amendment! W ill vonderful An he ans« * reth betweep two smoke rings: "I'mhuh! Where are my slippers, my dear?" Belt say untv Alas! alas' see now what thou hast done' Why, <di. WHY wilt thou leave thy burning cigarettes upon my best mahogany? For thou hast brok en my heart!" * — And he gazeth at no as one coming out of a dream, saying " f, h. did ! do THAT' I'm sorry! Kay, when didst thou end Ihnt blue suit of mine to the tailor's?" I say unto tny Beloved: • ' , Dost thou nn( ,\IXIRE H. B. W ells" Yea, : , he not Dh'k<iwqiii in st>le and fascina tine in substance? <>h. couldst thou not sit lier* is foi, the fire i reading him forever?" | And he strep hi th his arms and stlficth a yawn, answering. "You tiet! Kb id I I ut another log on the fire now ?" I say unto I, Beloved: Wrat i beautiful chin thou hast. Beloved' i cannot decide w hi ther it resemblrth «P rierai Pershing» pr Kerenesky's." And h» stroketh his chin and smileth, zaying "Huh! W hi- h show did you want to sec tonight, Littb I reproach my IP !oved bitterly, and he drowneth my voice with ids whistling. I reprove my Beloved gently, and he stoppeth my mou'th with kisses and biddetii me merrily to cease "clucking." i rave and weep, and he fctcheth me the smelling sait» and patteth me on the head, saying ' There, there! And only w hi n I *hut my mouth and ref ise to SPEAK doth he take me seriously and give heed to what 1 am THINKING! , Verily, verily, a wife's voice Is unto her husband as the burbling of the radiator, the buzzing of the gas logs, the murmur of the waterfall—a harm less. nec-ssary 'NOISE," which Interrupteth not his train of thought. Her conversation is as the murmur of the tea kettle or the passing of a street car—a pleasant, 'homelike" sound which he heareth only aub-coa sciously. Verily, verily, my Daughter, let no one persuade thee to cultivate thy M L\D that thou mayst be Interesting to thy future spouse. 1 loves. The largo and shady beauty at the top is of brass-golden brown—a bit of yellow and gold-beaded ornament flat on the brim and a stiff velvet b w perched atop the high crown are (js only trimming. It has all the giro r.s of fine lines, good color, and simpdr ily. Helow are four simple hats for street' "ear, a, rough, pale straw with a belt of indigo moire ribbon slipper) mrdr r ils straw straps; a cap like turban of rough straw wiilr wool flowe rs; a wide winged black hat with whin leather I'liff balls; and a rjuaint pole- if black satin, with a ruffled ribbon edge that recalls tire demure chitlin of our sun bonneted youth. CAMPUS EXPERTS HELPINGJOQVER State University Department of Home Economics Has Food Hunches. POTATOES FOR GRAIN tin whites of eggi dry. Hour lnt< T cup Hllg it and fold ill utcn until stiff buttered linking dish and bake üo min utes. Serve at once. (This recipe irrves six.) Potato, milk and butter nlxture should lie to the consistency of No. .1 while sauce. Potato Buns. cups baked potatoes, one-eighth npressed yen si. one tennpoonful one teaspoon olive oil. half cup une teaspoon stiff, one egg white, ic-and one-half clips flour. Hut hot baked potato through a sieve d allow « • i cool. Iiissolvo the yeast and sugar in lake warm water. Add ml mixture to potato, then nil. salt (1 egg white, beaten stiff. Add the flour to make a very stiff dough. Knead thoroughly. Allow to stand overnight. In the morning knead slightly and shape Into small buns. Brush willi olive oil und allow to stand until light. Hake 12 to là minutes. Soldier* Helping More. Even the sailors and soldiers realize ml accept the necessity for food con servation for in one of their song books the lines in the song, "Off for France: " We're needed now in Europe and we plan a little trip. We do not dare to give the date or mention liaise of ship. We'll take a loaf of bread with uh for rations while we're gone, And Hoover will be pleased With us, because It's made of corn," A PLEA. 'And why should I give you a kiss? 'Scientists sav a man needs sweets." •What of It?" Tm going without sugar Now's your time to encourage patriotism, girlie." — Louisville Fourier-Journal. YET TODAY TOMORROW a The Duty of Every Mother To Her Country Ira M.Lowry presents' FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE WORLD Cart Edwin Bower Heuer THE GREATEST AND MOST TIMELY PATRIOTIC PHOTO PLAY EVER PRODUCED With "OUT FOR THE Skilled Cooks Test Recipes Saving Things Needed Overseas. The department -f home economic: at the State I'nivii sity of Montana is working out the food conservation problem as a part of ils regular work under the auspices of the instructors. Miss Ella Woods and Miss Hilda Faust, and with the additional infor mation from Miss itertnide Huekhous, state director of library publicity on conservation. Believing that I! is up to the 'college students to start meatless and wheal less days, and especially In their own homes, it Is necessary for them to know substitutes so that food conser vation may be carried out along prac tical lines. The use of potatoes plays an impor tant part in solving Ihe problem of food conservation and the following recipes for their use have been tested by the members of the depart nient. Potato and Cheese Souffle. Throe tablespoons butter, one and three-quarter cups potatoes (illvoil). three-fourths cup milk; six table spoons cheese, throe eggs, paprika, sail. Melt butter, add to the potatoes and when mixed, add milk. Kill- until hot. Add cheese and then yolks of eggs beaten until lemon colored. Fool, and Robins Here They Are, the First for 1918. The first robins of ISIS appeared yesterday, in a tree al the home of Mrs. Harry Brewer, ttf 80S Elm street. The birds were singing in the sunshine, Mrs. Ltresoe says, even though the calendar said Jan uary 27. Predicts Separate Peace for Germany and Rumania Amsterdam, Jan. 27.—Prediction or a separate peace between Germany and lliimania in the near future xvaa made 1>\ Foreign Minister von Kuehlmann at • close of his long speech before the ivichstug main committee, Friday in which he recounted ihe progress of the negotiations at Brest-Lltovsk. He em 'haslzed also the cordiality of the re louons between Germany and Austria. German U-Boat Pillages and Sinks Spanish Ship Madrid. Jan. 27. After pillaging the Spanish steamer Uiralda yesterday, a German submarine sank tlio vessel, which was of 4,400 tons. The crew was saved. 34 BODIES RECOVERED. Halifax, N. K„ Jan. 27.—Thirty-four bodies bad been recovered tonight from le Allan shaft of the Acadia Foal mipuny's colliers at Stellarton, in which 87 miners were killed by ail ex plusinn Wednesday. Search for the other r.:i is being continued. « 1 Sample Tobacco Kit ini llllllllllllllll These Sample Tobacco Kits Are on Display at the Follow ing Cigar Stores: Kelley's Cigar Store Gleason Brothers John H. Hoyer & Co. Smoke House Frank Hogan's Cigar Store Send the Boys a Smoke 25c will send the boys in the trenches one of these kits, containing 45c worth of tobacco and will pay fjr a postal card enclosed on which the soldier will acknowledge re ceipt of the kit War Department makes no appropriation for tobacco. Soldiers can't buy tobacco in France. The price is prohibitive, oq account of the French tobacco tax. Gifts of tobacco are-duty free, y Say, old smoker, think how you would feel standing watch in a lonely trend« hour after hour and nothing to smoke, then give accordingly, just as you feel, anything from 25c to $25.00. Leave your gift and your name at the cigar store or send it to The Missoulian on the blank form below. THE DAILY MISSOULIAN: In accordance with your offer to send popular brands of tobacco and cigarettes to our soldiers in Europe in units of 50c packages, each for 25c, I enclose $....., (Your Name) ....__________________________________________________ (Street Address) _______________________ / HERO IN RUSSIA; IS REJECTED HERE Youth Had Won Medal for His Bravery, but Is Un able to Enlist. YEAR IN TRENCHES Was Commander of Machine Gun Squad for Native Country. San Francisco.—An act of congress w ill lie necessary If Paul M. Iogoicvlch, aged Hi. u veteran of tlio Russian army, enlists in the army of the United Ktutes. Iogolevjch offered himself to the army recruiting office for service with Uncle Sain In any rapacity. Be cause of his youth ho is barred from the American army, although ho has served more than a year on the Russian front, has commanded a machine gun squad, and hns been decorated wtth the Kt. George medal for distinguished bravery in spiking guns and recovering military papers and maps in the face of machine gun fire at Iho Debussy river. The boy enlisted In the Russian army at the ago of M. He is a son of Sur geon General lopolovlch und advnnccd rapidly. In August he was "gassed" by the Germans and went to Japan to recuperate. As a violinist lie lias been heard in several concerts In Han Francisco and vicinity for tlio benefit of the Red Cross. logoieviell believes that within a couple of months the Russian "HI turu against the Lenlne-TrottUy leglme and restore Kerensky to power«! Says Booze Is Sold Freely to U. S. Troops in England Topeka. Kan., Jan. 27.—IntOXicetlOK liquor la sold freely to American set d'era in Great Britain, according to l>r. Charles M. Sheldon, who has Just re turned from England, whero he has been assisting In a great prohibition drive. This morning he made a report on ids work to his congregation. Dr. Sheldon charged that vlot la rampant in the vicinity of the concen tration camps and asserts that more than 20,000 Canadian soldiers have been sent home Incapaclted for Service because of drink and vice. Many a so-calle dsmart man sm%rUl because of his alleged smartness. MOTHERS, LISTEN! When work exhausts your strength, whan your nerves ara irritable and restless, whan am bition lags and you fed rundown, you need and need qiriddv the rich, creamy, nourishing food in SCOTTS EMULSION to check your wasting powen, en liven your blood and build up; nerve force. SCOTTI is help- ' ing thousands and will give 1 you the strength you need.