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Necessities for Children W ays in Which Comfort and Economy May Be Assured by Methods Employed in the Home—School Luncheons. Teaching cleanliness to chil dren is important Many small girl* love cleanliness. They di like to have their hands dirty or their dresses soiled Others never seem happier than when they are in a thoronsrhly grimy state. Sm-h children are often the despair of their mother. It is a prood idea to ivt a little girl who lia- grime-loving: tendencies a pre.-ent of a miniature manicure case and show her how to u e it. This often a- is as an incentive to achieve cleanliness and lit Ips to in culcate a little of that personal van ity which is so necers-iry. Natural* ne s in children slum Id. however, he encouraged, and • are must he taken not to substitute .for. .it. pftifivi;#! habit: and studied ways. The Convalescent child. A child mast, tie lively, active and contented A healthy baby is always, when awake, kicking his legs and heating the air with his antis This sprint iuess is one of the most im portant signs of thriving. He should rrow and kick and spring up with vigor when von lift him out of his cradle. Wh. it a chMd re- ov.-riug from an Hint - rcajiis a c.-rtain stage in convaVs n •• cptc •ta : nmenl Incomes 8 d.tci ult • o,' tern sometimes. The ohi’d’s tii'iid ha.- outdistanced the weakened ! \ and is eager for phi ploynieiit. but the muscles are still unequal ro the task of handling heavy toys or of following normal pursuits without undue fatigue At -uch a time a cupful of dried peas that have been soaked overnight in warm water, a box of ti othpioks. some paper, a pair of small scissors and a tube of paste wiU furnish occupation for many happy hours.- Tie- - materials weigh next to nothing, and the work of combining them into various small objects is so easy and simple as to tire neither hands nor brain. One of the many possibilities is the making of furniture for the paper do!! house. The child first forms the i•a me of a chair or other object by fastening the toothpicks together v i’h peas. The next step is to cut the s did parts, such as chair seats or table tops, from paper, to fold-the edges over the toothpick frames, and in fasten them with paste. Wide passepartout binding, made to imi tate mahogany, is excellent for the purpose. lin'd or silver paper will do for making drawer pulls and for entering picture frames. Besides making toy furniture, wholesome and absorbing employ merit may be sup plied by making small fancy baskets, geometrical figures, tiny houses sur rounded by ornamental fences, wind mills. bird cages and mall lanterns with panels of fancy paper. Helpful Hints. A dainty bih often becomes wet through, and so fails to protect the baby’s chest, and bibs of the towel variety are undoubtedly ugly. A good Idea is to add to the wrong side of the dainty bih an open pocket of similar material, into which can he slipped a small piece of toweling. This can be changed when necessary without removing the bib. <'raw line rugs can .be made .from buff-colored army blankets which have been made attractive by the addition of amusing motifs copied from a child’s book of stories. These motifs should he cut from black vel vet and then appliqued onto the rugs. Following is a new arrangement in cradle draperies: The curtain should be placed over an arched top, fixed lengthwise on the cradle and hung down one side only. The curtain may be made of any preferred material, t'sed in this way. it affords protection from a bright light an,, yet does not shut out the air. Shoes and Stockings. A few years ago. when the war cau:ed the cost of mending shoes to Increase, a man in a Chicago factory beg-an cobbling on his own account. A pair of shoes which he was mend ing had an accumulation of black paint on the soles on account of con stantly walking over the floor of a paint factory. To his surprise, he discovered when scraping away the paint that the leather underneath was not the least bit worn. The treatment is simple, but re quins time. Buy from any paint dealer a ian of ordinary" black paint with a hard finish. Apply a first coat, allow ing two days for it to dry. This will sink into the pores of the leather and he scarcely noticeable. The second coat forms a sort of jelly, and should be left three days to dry. The third coat gums the surface. It will he ready the next day for the fourth and last coat of paint, which hardens perfectly in four days. The most important thing to remember is that each layer must he thoroughly dry before the next one is applied. Test tlie shoes on paper before walk ing on carpets. This will save many dollars in families where there are children who wear out shoes rapidly. It is also worth w-hile trying to make expensive shoe strings last as long as possible. Much may be done In this way by changing the position of the strings in the shoes from time to time. They wear out first at the top holes, where the greatest strain is put upon them when tying. Occa sionally the shoes should be laced over again, pulling the strings just a little to one side or another. This need only be a fraction of an inch, and it does not show when the bow is tied, yet it takes away the strain from one special place. Thus is avoided that continual strain on one part, which is sure to result in a break. School children constantly wear their stockings into holes, and there fore it is a good plan to cover the heels and toes of new stockings with close, even darning before they are worn at all. It will be observed that in time the darning will wear away, proving that the life of the stockings is leng-thened in this way. The School Bunch. The box lunch for the school boy or «jrl should be planned with consider ate care and thought. A cold lunch should not be unappetizing or less nefurishing than the home meal. The ipfeinstay of the lunch box, of course., is s\qdwiches. The sandwich alone offers many possibilities, with a fill ing of meat, fish, eggs or cheese. It forms a substantial background to the box meal, but alone it is not suffi cient. It may afford building mate rial and be energy-giving, but there should be in addition something fresh and juicy. Give a variety of fruit. Fruit jellies pack nicely and are ap petizing. A variety in desserts is essential. There is a wide choice, in cluding tarts, cake, cookies, nuts and raisins, stuffed dates or molded pud dfnga. The following suggestions fulfill all requirements of nutritlous ness and ci the same time provide the variety so essential: L Egrg sandwiches, orange, jam sandwiches, plain cake, two or three figs. 2. Stuffed eggs, bread and butter, baked apples, sugar cookies, two or three dates. 3. Meat paste sandwiches, raw ap ples, molasses cookies, a few pieces of candy. Dates, figs and apples, together with other fruits, have a laxative ef fect on the system which is beneficial. They should be used in lunches freely When putting a few pieces of candy, or some dates, or figs in the box. wrap them carefully and conceal the little package in one corner, to be WOMAN’S PAGE. tumid as a surprise after everything else has been eaten. There are three requirements to in sure that feeling of pleasure in open ing the lunch which plays so large a part in promoting appetite and per fc t digestion. They are that it should he neatly, attractively and conveniently packed, that it should ontain the right food combinations, that ample time and as clean and pleasant a place a- possible he pro vided for the eating. \ <l-lid’s Bedroom. One mother, blessed ,»ilh more originality than money, planned at comparatively small expense a very dainty room for her little girl. She bought second-hand a small enam eled' idiCsf of’drsrwers, on which a car penter fixed a little round wall mir ror in a wide flat frame. The same, carpenter made her a wardrobe about four feet high. She also bought a hair and a narrow kitchen table, the 'egs of which were shortened to make 'hem the correct height for a wash tand. She enameled all these pale gray, md a friend who was an amateur irti-t kindly painted a hunch of pink ipped daisies with jade green leaves 't the fop of the wardrobe panel and on the hack of the chair and a daisy •hain around the frame of the mirror. The wallcaper was a narrowly striped me, a shade darker than the enamel, he paint also gray, and the floor cov ering mse-colored felt. An old iron bedstead was beautified by being painted gray, with the round balls where the bars cross in jade green. The little toilet cover was rose color with an edging of white crochet, and the short window curtains striped rose and gray and jade green taffeta. Make Them Ban Smoothly. When the drawers of any article of furniture are hard to move they can he made to run easily by rubbing dry soap on the parts that tit into the grooves. Door hinges that do not work well should be rubbed along the hearings with oil. Many un pleasant noises arise when wood bears on metal, but the sound may be en tirely stopped by the application of a little grease. A window that is diffi ut to move should also be treated with grease, applying it on the sash and then pushing the window up and down until an easy- movement is se cured. To Make Fabrics Fireproof. Kow people realize that it is possi ble with very little trouble or expense to make various kinds of material practically fireproof. To do this, three parts of Epsom salts and six parts of borax are dissolved together in 40 parts of hot water. The fabric should then be well soaked in this solution, squeezed and hung up to dry. In the case of material that is to be starched, Epsom salts and borax can be added to the starch paste. These ingredients do not affect col ored fabrics-. Materials so treated will burn only with the greatest difficulty. Do Too Know f When picture nails in walls become loose they may be replaced in the original holes in the following way: Melt some glut l and' mix it with plas ter of paris into a rather stiff paste. Pill the hole in the wall with the paste, and before it sets hard push in the nail to the desired depth. As soon as the plaster and glue mixture has hardened the nail will be more firmly in position than it was before. A safe and easy method of remov ing a stopper from a fragile bottle is to draw a piece of string backward and forward several times round the neck of the bottle, which should be firmly held by another person. The friction so caused will warm the neck of the bottle and expand it suffi ciently to allow the stopper to he drawn out easily. The same result can sometimes be obtained by holding the stopper over a flame. To clean an aluminum pan that has been badly burned pour in a little water and boil and onion in it. The burned matter will rise to the top and leave the pan quite clean. A good way to remove the taste and smell from utensils that have been used for cooking onions or other strong-flavored foods is to scrub them thoroughly with do - mustard. Answers to Food • Questions Answer* to readers’ questions regarding diet will tie given by Winifred Stuart (libbs, food specialist, writer and lecturer on nutri tion. Questions should be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope, as only those of general interest will be answered in this column. Others will be answered through the mail. Every effort will be made to an swer questions promptly, but we bespeak the indulgence of our readers for any unavoidable delay. The number of letters received is large and each much take Its turn. Address Wini fred Stuart r.lbbs. 37 West Thirty-ninth atrect. New York City. I am very much interested in your writings on food, and ask your advice about what 1 can feed my husband that will aid his digestion. Sine© having teeth extracted h© has suf fered so much from constipation. He has to take medicine every night. I feel you may be able to give me a diet, as he cannot chew anything un less soft, and very little meat, which must be chopped. He don’t want to be taking medicine. He always takes bitter sagrada liquid, and gets so despondent, it is so hard to swallow. He has read so much of your writ ing, and feels your advice would benefit him. I may add that my hus band is 65 years, active and healthy otherwise. Attends to business every day, and does not look his years. I will anxiously look for your answer, and do exactly as you say.—J. H. B. Replying to your question about diet for your husband, I note your problems relating to his digestion and the necessity for soft food. I also note that your husband’s age is 65. This means that he requires slightly less food than a man under 50. As to the trouble with constipa tion, the fact that he cannot chew rough food will also make the matter more difficult. You will understand that I cannot from a distance sug gest a diet which is sure to be help ful. but can only make certain sug gestions. For example, such foods as fresh cream, olive oil, fresh butter and bacon will be helpful, both in building him up and in the dally trouble. You must, however, remember very care fully to give these only in limited quantities, and must watch their ef fect on the digestion. Advise him to begin each meal with something warm, such as a little warm soup. Instead of the old-fash ioned gruel, try making the oatmeal into soup combined with strained to mato juice and flavored with other vegetables. This is a very appetizing dish and should help considerably. Fruit juices will also be very good for him, and I advise orange juice, grape Juice or grape fruit juice, di luted with a little water. Stewed fruit, or fruit gelatin, or fruit Junket, or baked custard will be the best type of dessert. As to the meat dish, you might try a little scraped raw beef, serving it between slices of thin bread and butter. Scraped chicken or lamb may also be used, and for variety try mak ing the scraped beef into small pats and broiling these over a clear fire. As to eggs. If bis digestion will bear them, I should say that be should have oae a day. The fresh vegetables are very tm THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C„ FRIDAY, AUGUST 29. 1924. COLOR CUT-OUT Gay Treasures. to go home,” announced Dick, as he put the last butterfly in his bottle. "I got some fine ones this afternoon. I’m glad you boys came along.” "So’re we.” answered Ted. “We’d like to come again.” "Sh!” Billy Cut-out grabbed the net. made a swoop, and there he had a lovely triangle-shaped butterfly. "One more," he declared. "And the best one yet!" cried Dick. "That’s one I’ve been trying to get for a long time. Three cheers for Billy, the butterfly catcher!” The top butterfly is light brown, with spots of light blue on the wing. The center one is greenish hlu», with a deep dark brown border. The lower one is yellow where it isn’t black in the drawing. Now you have a whole string of gay butterflies to send flying. (Copyright, 1924.1 The Dasheen Have you ever looked at some queer-looking vegetables in the midst of the large market —vegetables about the size of a large egg and with a very brown and rough coat — and wondered what they were? It is possible that you do not know a dasheen when you see it, but. as a matter of fact, those who make it a business to study unusual foods and to develop them have been for a num ber of years engaged in studying this visitor from other lands. As it came originally from Trinidad, some of our Southern States have adopted the dasheen, and now look upon it as a good crop and a full fledged member of the family of American vegetables. The housewife is interested prin cipally in how to use the dasheen in her three-meals-a-day program, and we find that in general it may be cooked in any way suitable for the preparation of potatoes. While the dasheen is often useful in localities where the potato does not grow satisfactorily, housewives should not think of this vegetable as a sub stitute for potatoes from the point of view of food value, since no one food is a complete substitute for an other. This does not in any sense lessen the service performed by the dasheen in adding to our daily diet a vege table that is capable of entering into many palatable and nutritious dishes. Dieticians find that the dasheen is usually digested easily, and house wives who have experimented are unanimously of the opinion that the mealy texture of the cooked flesh is very palatable. The color of the flesh ranges from a creamy whit© to a light violet. portant, and had better be served as one ingredient in the cream soup, allowing equal part of strained vege table pulp and thickened milk. I realize that these notes are very' general, hut I am sure you will un derstand that you are the only one who can finally decide as to what foods your husband can eat. The types I have suggested are the best for you to try. I am a constant reader of your ar ticles, and would like to consult you as to my diet. I suffer dreadfully of headaches, and my doctor claims it’s from my stomach, which seems true, as I wear glasses to rest my eyea Every morning I wake up with a burning feeling in my temples, which stays all day. I do not work over hard. I have two girls, 6 and AM years, and have a new home, which stays clean by going over it every day. lam contented, and very happy if I only would feel well. So If you would kindly send me a diet and what to do to gain weight. I am 104 pounds in weight, and am 5 feet 7M inches In height, so 1 am under weight Pleas© try and answer me real soon. Without knowing something about your present diet, I am somewhat in the dark as to any changes that I might suggest. On the other hand, I may be able tp give you some gen eral suggestions. You will need to gain from 35 to 40 pounds. If you are of a nervous temperament try to keep your mind relaxed as much as possible, as nervous tension tends to make you thin. You will have to be careful also about not overdoing muscular exercises, and take Just enough to keep you healthy. One of the difficulties may be that It would be necessary for you to eat whether you are hungry or not. Try mid morning and mid-afternoon lunch eons of milk with cream, or malt sugar, or sherbets and ice cream, or fruit juices, or raw eggs beaten in milk, watching your digestion all the time to see that you are not overtaxing it. The diet plan might be something like this: For breakfast, a dish of stewed prunes, with crisply prepared cereal, an egg and two slices of but tered toast, with half a cup of top milk or thin cream on the cereal and a cup of coffee. At 10:30 o’clock, one of the lunches indicated above. At midday a small cup of cream of vege table soup, a fruit salad, a buttered roll or piece of bread afid butter and a small serving of oornstarcb pud ding with chocolate. At 3:30 p.m., one of the light lunches. For dinner, a slice of roast beef or plain broiled steak, with scalloped potatoes. A serving of fresh vegetables, according to season, and a plain lettuce salad, with plenty of oil and salt or a French dressing made with oil and lemon Juice instead of vinegar. A dessert of frozen cus tard, or chocolate bread pudding, or gelatin with whipped cream. I think you will find that if you keep your digestion In perfect order and pajr vary close attention to bowel movements year headaches will stop tnoohUag^oo. ZIT IDorothyDix 1| */ If We CoiUd Burdens of Others Always Seem Lighter Than Ours, But at a “Central Trouble Exchange’’ We’d Find Our Own Easier. IN the course of the year I pet thousands upon thousands of letters from people who tell me of their sorrows. .Each one is certain that no other human being has ever been called upon to hear such a load of responsibility as he or she has: no one has had such bitter disllluslonments. or disappoint ments, or known such loneliness; no one has ever had to live with such disagreeable and cantankerous and unreasonable people as he or she does. As 1 read these tear-sodden missives, and feel my heart torn witli helpless sympathy for the sufferers whose malady is mainly morbidness and lack of philosophy and good, hard horse sense. 1 often wish that I could establish a trouble exchange, where they could swap their own woes for the afflictions of others. Kor you see. we all think the crosses of others are light. It, is only our own cross that is so heavy that it crushes us. My first client would he a woman. She would ride up In a limousine. She would’be beautifully gowned, and the address on her card would be No. 1 Easy street, but she would begin sniffling into a hand-embroidered handerchlef and say; “Oh. dear Miss Dix, I am the most miserable of women! 1 am married to a good, kind man, who gives me everything that money can buy. but he is all business, while I am al! soul. We have nothing in common. There is no companionship between us. 1 yearn for the intangible. He grasps the material. I long for a real affinity, whose thoughts are above the sordid things of life, who will worship beauty with me, and with whom I can scale tlie heights of poetry ami passion.” • • • • «YUU have come to the right shop, madam,” I would say. "I have the very thing for you. Only an hour ago a dowdy, hungry, toil-worn woman left here a long-haired poet who is exactly what you want. Hasn’t a practical’ idea In his head. Couldn’t make a dollar to save his life. Scorns work, but he carries a marvelous line of intellectual conversation, anil as a love-maker he lias a matinee hero backed off of the stage. You probably won’t have much to eat. but you can feed your starved soul, so take him and be happy." My next client would be a fretful, discontented-looking woman, who would lay her marriage certificate down on the counter and say, "I would like to exchange this for a career. I'd prefer a moving picture one. or one on the stage, hut almost any kind of one would do. You see. I made a mistake in getting married. 1 was not cut out for domesticity. 1 was destined to shine in public instead of in the kitchen, and I feel that I am wasting my life on a mere husband and children. Fate calls me to something better and higher than darning socks and wiping little noses." "How very lucky!" I would exclaim. ”1 have the very thing that you desire in stock. Here’s a wonderful career, beautifully gilded and in good working order that a woman brought in for exchange, and who wanted just what you have, a husband and children and home. She said that she bad bought her career at too high a price. She had paid for it witli years of slavery to if. For its sake she had put love out of her life, and had atrophied all of her natural womanly Instincts, and now that she was beginning to grow old she realized she had paid too high a price. "She said she would rather live in the humblest cottage in the land that was her home than the finest hotel suite; that she would rather see her baby’s face light up al her coming than to see her name in electric lights on Broadway; that she would rather have one man who rea!ly loved her for herself than the applause of a multitude. This woman didn't seem to set a great value on her career, so you can doubtless make a good trade with her.” • * * * r I 'HE next patron would be a man. “Say.” he would begin, ’T’ve got a job lot of troubles that ! want to get rid of at any old price. Oh, they are the well known domestic brand, of course. It is when a man loads up with them that he is headed for bankruptcy in happiness. I'll tel? the world that. M hat is getting my goat is a nagging wife. Good woman. Loves me. Fine cook. Thrifty manager. Devoted mother. But she is the champion nagger of the universe. ”1 tell you I haven’t as much liberty as a fly under a bow l. If 1 am five minutes late in getting home, it's nag, nag, nag about where have I been, and why didn’t I come. When I start out in the morning it is nag. nag, nag. nag about wearing my overcoat and taking an umbrella and not getting my feet wet and not sitting in a draught. When I sit down to dinner it is nag, nag. nag about everything I like being bad for my stomach. I am just about to be ragged into the grave, and 1 tell you I'd trade off an oversolicitous, devoted wife for any other known sort of affliction.” "Well,” I would reply, ”1 can offer you a large assortment to choose from. Here’s a wife who never nags because she cares so little for her husband she isn’t interested enough in what he does to notice it. Here’s a beautiful but dumU moron. Here’s another who is a good-natured sloven. And here’s an elegant model from Paris, who regards her husband merely as a checkbook, and so long as he signs on the dotted line he may do as he pleases. The men who left them for exchange didn’t seem overly enthusiastic about them.” And so they would come al? day, each with his or her sorrow. And when he or she looked on the face of another's trouble each would take his or her own grievance and go back home with it. And when night came, and I put up the shutters of the trouble exchange, I would have done no business. For it is easier to bear the trouble we have than a strange sorrow. DOROTHY DIX. (Copyright, 1924.) BEDTIME STORIES Jimmy Skunk Interested. Wbot puts his eyes to proper use Kor ignorsnee bus no excuse. —Peter Rabbit. It happened that one morning in early Summer Peter Rabbit was wan dering about in the Old Pasture. He had nothirfg in particular on his mind. He was simply wandering about and just looking. He wasn’t looking for anything special. He was Just looking In the hop© of seeing something interesting. At length he, came to a warm, sunny bank. There’ was a big. flat stone on that warm, sunny bank. Peter had seen it many times, for he had often passed that way. There was nothing interesting about that flat stone to Peter. At least, there never had been anything interesting about it until now. He had glanced carelessly over at that big, flat stone, and it seemed to him that he had seen something move under it. He couldn’t be sure, for, look as he would now. he could see nothing. Just the same, he had a feeling that some one was under that big, flat stone. Peter went back into the bushes and sat down where he could watch that big, flat stone. He sat perfectly still for a long time. He had just THEN OUT GLIDED A BIG SNAKE. about made up his mind that he must have been mistaken, when, slowly and cautiously, a head was thrust out from under that big, flat stoneu Peter continued to sit perfectly still. For a couple of minutes that head didn’t move. But out of the mouth a slen der, forked tongue kept darting. Then out glided a big snaJce. It was Mrs. Blacksnake. At first Peter had thought it was Mr. Blacksnake, but when h\ saw that this one was not quite as big as Mr. Blacksnake he knew that it must be Mrs. Black snake. She was dressed just the same as Mr. Blacksnake —black all over ex cepting her chin, which was white. She raised her head and looked this way and that way, then swiftly ehe glided away. "Huh!” said Pater. “That must bo Mrs. Blacksnake’s home. It must be that she was taking a nap in there. It is funny I have never seen her here before.” Then Peter went on his way. and thought no more about it until he chanced to meet Jimmy Skunk. Jimmy was ambling along In his usual slow way, stopping now and then to pull over a stick or a stone. He was looking for fat beetles. “Good-moming. Peter,” said Jimmy. “What is the news?” “Good-morning," replied Peter. “There isn’t any news. You’re only the second person I’ve seen since I came up in the Old Pasture this morning.” “Is that so?” replied Jimmy. “Who was the first one?” “Mrs. Blacksnake,” replied Peter. "I saw her only a few moments ago.” Jimmy pricked up his eerm. ‘Ob that sol** he exclaimed. **l woo* der what she is doing up here in the Old Pasture?” “Oh. I guess she is living here,” replied Peter. "1 think she must have been taking a nap under a big. flat stone back there on. the sunny bank. Probably that is where she lives.” “Well, well!” said Jimmy Skunk. “That Is interesting. I always have doubted if Mr. or Mrs. Blacksnake really had a home. I should like to see It." "You can find it easily enough,” replied Peter carelessly. “All you have to do is to follow your nose un til you come to that sunny bank. You can’t help seeing the big, flat stone.” "Thanks,” replied Jimmy Skunk. “I believe I’ll have a look at H just to satisfy my curlositv.” I Copyright, 1924. by T. W. Barges*.) Broth and Heat for Sick. Although there is little nourishment in meat broths, beef tea Is often used as a food for the sick. It is stimulat ing and grateful to the appetite, and affords a change of diet when only liquids may be served. To make beef tea. soak chopped beef in water for at least one hour, using one pint of water to one pound of lean beef. Cook the mixture slightly over hot water until it becomes a reddish brown color. Stir It constantly while cooking, strain through a coarse strainer, season It, then serve at once. Nine men could stand In the mouth of a 96-foot whale caught In Akutan, AlasKa. Conquer summer heat with delicious iced tea tWHEN the thermometer hits 90, , and dispositions and collars wilt, brew a pot of Chase & Sanborn’s Seal Brand Orange Pekoe (black) Tea. Pour it over generous chunks of cracked ice in a tall glass. Add lemon and sweeten to taste. Here is the cooling tom bination for withering weather. Sixty years’ experience buying, blending and testing maintains «the marvelous flavor of this na tional favorite—Seal Brand Tea. * i. «. Try Seal Brand Coffee *aS« Iced, too • You’ll like it. Chase&Sanboms SEAL BRAND TEA Wittle Benn^s n Note Book The Weakly News. Weather. Perfeck. Sissiely Page Mr. Sam Cross was 9 years old last Wensday and reserved a good ineny presents, some usetill and some reel, but not as meny as he proberly would of got If he had bin allowed jto of gave a berthday party, his best pres ent being a silver watch from his unkle with a unbreakable cristal in it, Mr. Cross proving it reely was by dropping it aliout 10 limes without making it break, all it doing being to make the werks stop going erround and now the watch says half past 10 all the time, so Mr. cross can ony tell the time by it once a day in the morning on account of being asleep at the other half past 10. Mr. Sid Hunts big brother Fred's voice is changing, having a squeak in it wen peeple leest ixpect it. Mr. Sam Hunt saying its as good as a show to lissen to him and imitate him. l*ihor Notes Artie Alixander got a dime last Saltlday for terning old lady Dim micks ice cream freezer 10 minnits and then getting the scrapings off of the thing that goes erround inside, saying if all jobs was that easy, werk would be a pleasure. Conversations Between Famous < 'aracters Leroy Shooster. Wfeh would you rather be bit by. a big alligater or a small snake? Buds Simkins. I wouldent pins to be bit by either of them. Intristing Facks About Intrisling Peeple Ed Wemick has rice pudding in his house for dizzert at leest 4 times every week on account of his father not liking enything elts but. and Kd says wen he grows up and has a home of his own he wont even allow rice pudding in the house, except maybe with raisins in. laist and Found. Neither. What Today Means to You BY MARY BLAKE. Virgo. Today's planetary aspects are very good, and counsel activity along all lines of endeavor. They are espe cially favorable for matters relating to law, machinery or inventive ef fort. Recklessness, hazardous under takings or speculation must be avoided, as almost certain failure is sure to attend anything attempted of this nature. A marriage celebrated today will be crowned with both love and happiness. A child born today will, with the exception of one serious ailment dur ing infancy, be almost free from sick ness. Its character will be forceful, its disposition attractive, although self-reliant, its mentality normal. Its self-reliance must not be checked, but must be tempered with tolerance and respect for the opinions of others. This child should in the choice of a career be allowed to follow the bent of its own inclinations, and should not be goaded into doing something for which it has a distaste. If today is your birthday anniver sary. you undoubtedly have fully real ized that if you had practiced self denial you would have attained a greater success in life than that which is your lot today. Self-denial is a basic ingredient of genuine suc cess. and if you bake your cake in the morning or noonday of life you can’t live on it when you get old. If you begin by denying yourself nothing, the world later is apt to do your denying for you. There is an eternal law of compen sation. "As ye sow, so shall ye reap." The wise man will choose liis exertion while he is young, while the hardship and fatigue and self-denial sit lightly on his forehead and daunt not his spirit. Voluntary' self-denial at the begin ning of life's journey will avert in voluntary poverty stress, sweat and indignity toward the end. Self-de nial. and not self-indulgence, is sys tematically cultivated. This need not necessarily refer only to money making. You can deny yourself the pleasure of making an unkind or cut ting remark which may spring spon taneously to your lips and give you a certain satisfaction to speak. You can take advantage at somebody else’s expense of the opportunity to make a profitable return. You would, however, enjoy a far greater satis faction if you had denied yourself this opportunity. Deny yourself or be denied. Well known persons born on this date are Anna Ella Carroll, strate gist, "the unrecognized member of Lincoln's cabinet": George F. Hoar, senator; James Proctor Knott, legis lator; George W. McCrary, jurist and statesman, and David B. Hill, poli tician. (Copyright. 1924. > For babys rash! Nutrition Nuggets Next time you are told some special diet system that is "simply wonder ful" take the middle ground. Do not accept suggestions blindly as being law and gospel. On the other hand, do not describe the suggestions en tirely as being a mere fad. At the bottom of almost every food fad there is a grain of common sense. If you cannot find tue dietary truth em bodied in any suggestion, seek some one who can help you find it. Jn the planning to obtain body building material from vegetables re member that this material, when de rived from seeds of plants, will not support life. The, leaves of plants must be added in order to help the body keep its balance of health. In feeding a patient suffering from acute dysentery or Summer diarrhea, cleanse the bowel thoroughly by a warm enema. Next, if the patient is perfectly strong, advise a complete fast for a number of hours—ln some cases for a whole day—giving liquid food for the first feeding. These A Wise Choice Cookery wisdom begins and ends with proper selection. The selection of such food as an Esskay ham makes it certain that even though you choose the easiest way of preparing it the dish will still be everything you hope for and will inspire comment on your wise selection. PSSMV i QUALITY^# *■o US »A»«NT OWICC Sugar Cured HAM Be IJctvt Gmuantgc baked Canned beans are baked beans when the label reads BAKED. Not all beans in cans are baked. Read the labels. If the label reads “baked beans”, they are baked. Heinz Oven- Baked Beans are baked —with dry heat and labeled “baked” on the can for your guidance in buying. HEINZ OVEN-BAKED BEANS with tomato sauce L -57- J FEATURES. feedings should be largely composed of cereal gruels, albumen water or fermented milk. Next, scraped beef, dried toast, fruit cereals and poached eggs. These latter days of Summer are especially trying to the digestion. During the next hot spell try eating bread or crackers and milk. Nothing else for the first two meals. A light dinner of eggs or plain broiled meat, with vegetables and a fruit dessert' will round out the day. Kven if this dietary falls below your required en ergy, you will be all the more ready for a full diet next day. And if you are strong no harm will come from the temporary shortage of food. If the physician orders “salt-poor" diet, prepare the cereals and the bread without salt. Serve unsalted butter, eggs for the main dish, plain baked apples or stewed prunes for dessert, with a serving of custard for one meal. Tomatoes, oranges, peaches, squash, melon, pears, spinach and cabbages are atnong the first foods to be added when the salt-poor diet i to he enlarged.