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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 06, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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The Duchess Victoria Louise of Brunswick, the only daughter of the)
kaiser, and her infant son, Ernest Rugust George, born at Brunswick,
March 18, 1914. The youngster was but four months old when his father,
Ernest August, the duke of Brunswick, joined the German forces and since
then has seep his gallant father so little that he can be truly called a
"war baby."
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WHY HAIR TURNS 'GRAY I black, brown or yellow from the
Tell me something about the cause ! coloring matter, or as artists call it,
of gray hair? When does the hair
naturally change color and why
does it change at all. Mrs. T. W. S.
Although we usually think of gray
hair as belonging to elderly folks
they often overtake us even before
we reach middle age. But whether
they crown a young or an old head
the "silver threads" may be traced to
the same cause a lack of coloring
matter in the hair.
Our hair takes its color red or
the pigments it contains. Now the
production of this coloring matter
depends largely on the condition of
the general health, what effects the
nervous system is very likely to af
fect the hair. When disease or old
age or some great nervous shock
drains the nerye power the coloring
matter in the hair grows less, the
the general health. "What affects the
enough to produce pigments, conse
quently the hair fades and becomes
gray or white.
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