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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 08, 1911, Image 21

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j of a strike o fhe .shopmen on the
road. A strike vote'a'mong the
different trades has -empowered
the federation' officers rto order a
walk-out if the company, refuses
, to "recede. from. the'position itthas
taken .on the, question-.oi working
rules and wages. - " "
THE TEMPERATURE '-AND
VENTILATION. :
By Dr.'W.'C. Cotton,; m!D. '
Never Jet the temperature' of
living room go above 70.- -
Plenty of fresh air and as' little
steam heat as possible. - ,";'
Don't double sash' ,vpur bed
rooms. ,1" . 7 ' , 7 .. ,
The double sashed-window is
I i all right ior hying rooms in very
cold climates, hut under no cir
cumstances, should the windows
of bedroonfs be dquble sa'shed,
as the double' window makes' it
impossible to secure the ventila
tion necessary for a sleeping
room. ' , ,-,-'. '
Windows thai are used f9r ven
tilation in, winter should " be
equipped with deflectors. ' A de
flector is a board set on. edge on
the inner window sill 'to ydefle.ct
the incoming cojd air so that it
will not blow tpb , strongly .upon
the occupants of the room. The
"hoard serves tp throw the air up
toward the Veiling, thus facilitat
ing thorough diffusion. ,
If your place""ist small, keep the
heat in the livingj6omfand .sleep
in the cold room shut off from
'the rest of the house. This per
mits you to dress and be' thor
oughly warmed up before the
"days work is begun. ' ' r ' '
FAT PEQPLE WARNED;
BEWARE THYROID
'.New York, Npw 8. "The use
of thyroid ia obesity-is not only
accompanied " 'by
danger, but it is'fn
most -cases an il
logical form of
treatment."
T This 'isthe gist
Of an -editorial
' warning ' from the
9 Tournal of -the
American, Meclical. "association
against the use of a drug now
used almost jUniversally in anti
fat nostrums , ,"
.The. Journal declares ,that
thyroid ismuchmore effective a,s
aflesK, reducer than any of the
older drugs used for that pur pose,
but that it is dangerous" to rthe
general heaUh of the patient," so
dangerous? mr fact, that in ber
manyj'the "sale-of. the -drug has
been .prohibited.,. ,It is said 'that
the action of 'the 'German authori
tiest was, due to 'the, complaint 'of
certajn high bprri 'ladies .who had
tried the. drug and had suffere'd
from-it. . i. ,
The editorial is based on-a re
port frpm Newport to the effect
that certain members of the Four
Hundred have been broken' in
health by 'the use of thyroid. ' '
, ;
.Joljh Wanamaker celebrated
the golden anniversary." of his
Philadelphia store on Oct.' 29 and
received as' a present' from his em
ployes the house at Southwark
where he was born. ' He-announced
that he should use.it as.a home
for'criRpled' children.
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