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THE WASHINGTON TIMES: TUESDAY, JULY 28, 1914.
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By.MRS. CHRISTINE FREDERICK.
SUMMER time presents unusual
problems for the laundry be
cause then all our flury ruf
fles, jabots, and excessive use
of white garments make the Ironing
problem quite serious.
First, away with the shaky,
wobbly board extended between tha
kitchen 'table and chair top. How
could good work
be expected of
a worker on
such an uncer
tal n working
are many Iron
ing board.- with
a d.J u s t a bl e
stands n?w on
th e rnarke t.
There !s one
which lfta down
from the wall.
with one leg at the end tosupport
it. There Is another board 5hlch has
two rounding strips placed 4tf such a
manner as to hold the skirt or the
end of the tablecloth so that It will
sot. fall on tl)e floor or become soiled
while ironing. For the permanent,
home, permanent ironing stands of
metal with a clamped metal leg,
such as is used in laundries, is un
questionably the most efficient.
sext' comes the matUr of the
cover. Gone are the days when
toother cheerfully tacked oc an old
sheet about a bit of heavy padding,
leaving ragged edges and taking fif
teen .minutes' work -every time the
board was used. No, efficiency has
developed several ready-to-wear
Ironing board covers m&ie of spe-.
dally prepared felt, and with such a
device, on the back as permit the
cover to be immediately laced up
after the manner of. a shoe or cornet.
If -we will stM cling to the ordi
nary, unbleached muslin cover,
there are two kinds of fasteners for
this purpose. One Is k claw-like
hook on a spring, so that one point
Of the clawj- may be Inserted in one
side of the sheet and the other point
catch the opposite side, in this way
pulling the material taut The
ether device consists of a number
of sharp-pointed, specially-shaped
pins, which easily fasten two pieces
of fabric together. Any of these
ways Is better than the old carelesss
There is another help toward bet
ter ironing which consists of a
small swinging iron stand upon
which the iron rests while not in
use. Th's small stand is sold sepa
rate and can be attached to any
board. It saves scorched board
covers and Is far better than sloppy
Pieces of wax or old papers to
protect the board. "When the board
Is not in use It should have a slip
cover of striped ticking and be
kept absolutely clean and out of the
way. Ironing boards and brooms
and mops do not belong near each
The electric iron has come to stav.
There are a dozen models nil good,
and the Importantthlng Is to ''noose
one made by a reputable electric
firm which insures that the eleqirlc
unit fa all that It should be In con
struction. It is preferable to have
a swinging crane connected with
th board as this will keep the cord
of the Iron in the best condition.
Do not get one too heavy. A four
pound iron is heavy enough for
all except flat-work. For home
without electric current, an Iron
entirely similar Is operated by
gasolene, is perfectly safe and quite
Although In the large cities we are
more nnd more coming to ;-nd our
flatnork to a commercial laundrv,
many sections where this Is Im
possible should avail themselves, of
the wood mangle, or the metrfl
mangle heated by gas and operated
bv electricity. In a. large famllv
such mangle Is a necessltv and it
comes In all forms, operating one or
two persons and capable of turning
out several hundred pieces per day.
The first cost Js great, but in a
permanent household, this will soon
be mace In lessened laundress ex
pense. (Copyright. 1914. Mrs Christine Frederick.)
By ANNIE LAURIE.
Dear Annie Laurie.
I am In love with a young fellow
with whom I have ben goin? for
over two years. He never goes with
any one else, and he thinks lots .if
me. He wants me to marry him.
and I am willing to. as we can't stay
away from each other.
But my mother doesn't wont me to
marry. There are six girls of us at
home; and I am next to the oldest.
Do you think she will give in to mv
marriage, as there will be five girls
I'm sure we are both old enough,
as he Is twenty-one and I am nine
teen. I hope you won't think this too
young, as we think so much of each
other. My mother hasn't any reason
for us not to marry, only she wants
the rest of us girls to stay at honi"-.
X XT T ELCOME to our department.
A h. mother of six daughters,
V V w-ho wants every one of them
to stay at home, with her
wish I was one of the daughters, don't
you., little girl with the matchmaking
mamma? Don't you, little aisled with
the managing aunt?
That mother of yours must be worth
going a mile or so to see. I w lsh I had
her address. Td come and give her a
oouquct of roses, a rose for every year-
wi mi uuvvy me, ana one Tor eae'i of
her sir daughters. And Isn't she wise
as well as sweet?
Vou'ro only nineteen, you're next to
the eldest, and the young 'man Is de
termined to marry, willy nilly.
Now if mamma were dying to marry
you all off perhaps he Wouldn't b so
anxious. Dpn't be discouraged about
mamma, she'll listen to reason when you
have reason-to give hen
Nineteen is pretty young to marry for
a girl, and a man of twenty-ono Is
nqthlng but a boy. Do you really think
you want to risk your whole -lire's hap
piness on what two such very immature
people seem to, think about It right
now? Still, there have been happy
marriages at that age.
Don't marry without your mother's
consent. She's Just trying to see
whether you're really In earnest or not.
Be a little patient, and she will come
around to your w-ay of thinking, never
Ding, dpng, dell what's so sweet as
the sound of .wedding bells.
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Fifty Per Cent Gain in Divorces in Six Months
Raises Question, "What Is Nation Coming To?
Country Not Gqing to the Bow
Wows, BufMay Find New
Form of Marriage, Says
General Increase Attributed to
Woman's Attainment 'of
Larger Degree of Economic
By FLORENCE E. Y0DER.
Divorces in New York county
have increased fifty per cent dur
ing the last six months, according
to the statistics recently given out
by the county clerk.
Fifty per cent clear increase,
and the reason is not because of
the dear maligned tango, or the
"movie-mad" population or psycho
logical bad times, but merely be
cause it is due to increase!
And the United States leads the
world, with Japan second!
"Divorce is increasing with the.
velocity of a falling body," so
spake the authorities who compiled
the last census on divorce eight
With a justification of the pro
phecies of that census at hand, a
slight resume of the statistics
gathered in 1906 is both timely and
interesting. It may be well to add
that the increase is all out of pro
portion to the increase in popula
The average person Is not able to
realize the full meaning of the stupid
looking tables In the big report books
until the events predicted touch him
One couple oat of every twelve
married persona .la destined for
divorce that frnm the good newa
eight years ago and In one small
pot, (TThlch Is by no means the
meat popular divorce enter), today
the coun'ty clerk can proudly way
that the last alx months thoira a
50 per cent Increase over the pre
ceding six months!
Fifth Year Danger Point.
He also backs up the statement
made by the Government investiga
tors that in the fifth year of mar
riage life, after the marriage has en
dured four jears, divorce reaches its
If you have only been married
three years, or two years, beware!
The rocks are ahead of you, and if
you are the unlucky twelfth "you will
end In the divorce courts.
After the expiration of the fifth
year of married life the number of
divorces gradually decreases, but It
does not fall to the level of the
number granted In the first year un
til about the sixteenth year. The
low number In the first jear or two
Is to be attributed. In part at least,
to the prosaic fact that the routine
court, procedure for obtaining a di
vorce" requires some time, and that
desertion, the leading cause, must In
many Jurisdictions have been of on
siderable duration before It becomes
While the death rate increase as
marriages grow older, tho divorce
Snatching a Jumping Fish.
U will be Joyous news to the ulti
mate consumer kicking against the high
cost of living to know that the freight
rat on pig Iron is sUBhtly reduced.
The little here below some men want.
belongs to someDoay eise.
When every man Is compelled to prac
tice what, he preaches there will be less
preaching. Toledo Blade.
Some men fail because they attempt
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rate declines, and the gradual de
crease In the numbsr of divorces
after the fifth year of married life
Is little affected by the decrease in
the number of surviving marriages
from which divorce might arise.
Actors Head List.
Actors and professional showmen
head the list for divorces, reporting
more divorces in proportion to their
number than any other class of
people. The actor divorce Joke 1b
no fiction. Musicians and teachers
of music rank next, commercial
travelers third, telegraph and tele
phone operators, fourth, and phy
sicians and surgeons, fifth.
Clergymen and agricultural labor
ers get the fewest divorces. That Is
rather comforting to the sentimental
and hopeful person, for it unques
tionably shows that those who ore
nearest dear old dame nature, and
those who are likewise religiously
inclined, are not affected by shls
remarkable change in the social
customs of the race.
The United Statea has more dl
torvea by far than any other na
tion, vlli the exception nf Jnpnn.
That the figures of thla country
differ materlnlly from the dgurea
of other countries Is not surpris
ing. Obtaining a divorce In this
country Is a more every-day af
fair than it is In Kurnpe. nnd la
probnbly reaorted to by a more
norm"! element of the population.
What Is the reason for all of this
Increase In divorce, and what are we
going to do about it? I didn't know,
so I went to the Bureau of Com
merce and had a little chat with Dr.
Joseph A. Hill, of the Division of
Revision and Results of the Census
Bureau. He had one of the big blue
books right at hand, and together
we looked at the tables, and then I
very naturally ald "WHY?"
ThJa country," said IJr. Hill,
with a alonr smile, TThlch showed
that he rran not one bit worried,
"la not going to the bow-wow.
Divorce may lie railed at anil ma
ligned, but it l not a nlgn of de
generacy. Far from it, for, on
the other hand. It la a movement
of the tlmca and a very significant
part of the new freedom for which
civilization la atrlving. It la a
mark of advanreinent. We nrc
working ont a problem.
' Women Making Change.
"That problem Is the adjustment of
the present social laws to a civiliza
tion which calls for an entirely dif
ferent mode of life. Women feel
themselves self-supporting. They are
stirred by the great movement of
individualism, which has disrupted
China and which is keeping the world
at the simmering point today. She
will not put up with the things which
were forced down her throat even
ten jears ago.
"Women get about two-thirds of
the divorces given.
"Please do not make It seem that
I either sanction or approve of di
vorce. I have no real opinion for or
against It. It has gone too far for
that. It has become a fit subject for
deep study, and it should be taken
care of by the Government. Unless
we have special appropriations we
cannot get the statistics together.
Every other nation takes infinite
pains to record all of these condi
tions, but the United States has had
no statistical Information on the sub
ject since 1906. I except, of course,
the minor and local figures of dif
ferent cities and States."
"But what Is going to come final-
ATE In the dry season, when the
rivers are low In the lieart of
Africa, the Gwari. who Inhabit
the central Soudan, set out on
prolonged fishing expeditions. I found
the natives who live on the banks of
the rivers proficient fishermen, taking
great pride In their work, but tho vil
lage Gwari are not very sporting In
their methods. They go out for tho
f'nal result rather than for the pleas
ure of the sport.
They pour the Juice of locust tree pods
Into the pools, to which the streams
have shrunk, nnd this causes the fish to
leap out of the water. Wildly they leap
flopping out on the dry river bottom as
often as not, but the excited natives do
not wa.t for the fish to catch them
selves. They lean over the shallow
water, finding great delight In snatch
ing the leaping fish as Shey flash from
I have seen a small party of half
naked Gwari work their way from pool
to pool down the river and stop at
noon with an afternoon's work ahea'd to
pack the day's catch back to the fish
ing camp. Sometimes they will bet
their most treasured possessions on the
numbfr of fish each man will catch
with his hand during the expedition.
This custom of using the "Jump
Juice" seems to have been handed
down from time immemorial anion?
I these strange Africans.
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to climb above the level at which they
can do the best work.
Some persons would be wretched If
they couldn't find anything about which
to complain. Albany Journal.
The committee on ways and means In
the family generally remains home on
the vacation. Baltimore American.
Miladi says very little happiness Is
preserved In a family Jar. Commercial
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ly," I asked. -Just asVyou have per
haps been thinking. "If it is one
out of twelve, now, and was scarce
ly to be noticed in comparison in
1S87, what in the world are we com
ing to free love no marriages?"
Dr. Hill smiled even more slowly
than before and did not act as If he
wanted to answer at all. But finally
he said: "Well, you can't Just tell
what we will come to. Religion has
less influence' on the masses than It
had hundreds of years ago. Mar
riage is more of a civil rite, and al
ways will be taken care of In a fit
ting way, providing for the best pro
tection of the race, by the State.
New Style Marriage, Perhaps.
"In other words, the State always
will control the Individual, but Just
how far it will go is unknown. One
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Peter's Adventures in Matrimony
Author of the new novel, "Diane of the Green Van." awarded a prlxe
and S. S. McClure as Judges.
ELL me," I said one morning to
Ned Cary. "what in heaven's
name do you and Nan do to kill
time In the evenings?"'
"Kill time!" exclaimed Ned. "We
don't have to kill It It dies so fast by
Itself that we're aghast when It's really
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"Lord, n laughed Ned. greatly
amused. " Peter," he added cordially,
"the evening's the best part of the day.
By George, I find myself looking for
ward to It with real satisfaction."
"Do ou read together?"
"Sometimes," said Ned. "It would be
hard to fay Just what we do do. old
man. There s everything In the spirit
of the evening, anyway Lots of times
enjoyment Is nn liiRle thing that you
can't put your finder on Nan and I
chatter and gossip nnd rend and have
a bully time In general. Then we nu-
"What in heaven's name do you tnd
Journ to the piano and fiddle awav an
hour or so. Nan's a wonderfully sym
pathetic musician, and I'm coming
along. I'm not so bad as I was, thanks
to her "
"She's teaching you?"
"Sure, thing. Expression and all that
sort. Nan sas If Nature didn't equip
jou with congenial tastes, you've got to
maicn mem to each other. Thais wnv
she's polishing up my music. 1 wasn t
much of a fiddler, you know, until -Nan
got after me.
"Yes." said I. absently "Music would
help a lot. I neer thought of that."
"And then," added Ned with a droll
smile, "Nan and 1 nuarrel nbout the
tariff We have great debates -but,
Peter, I haven't the ghost of a mow
with that little woman. She reads a
thing up thoroughly, and then, of
course, she has me up a tree barking
for help In no time. You know, Peter
It's a great gift, this making a house
an attractive, desirable place In the
evening. I know women who save up
all the domestic tragedies of th day
to relate at dinner time, 1 know women
who talk nothing but death and morbid
sentimentality and. Incidentally. I J(Ui,t
blame the husbands of those ftoWDU
wefce soy0 more- divorces
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thing, at least. Is certain. The con
stantly changing and widening di
vorce laws will some day be em--ployed
as the basis for some form
of marriage. "He looked reminis
cent and hopeful. "You can't tell,"
he added. Then I had an Inspira
By LEONA DALRYMPLE
they depart for the club by night. i'an
hasn't time to talk tragedies. Mie's so
busy thinking up Jolly stunts for ns at
night that we can't get through them
"You must be very happy." I said en
"I certainly am!" agreed Ned.
I've been married three years. Old mar
ried man. eh, Peter? Let me tell you
what Nan and I did last night. It was
Into your dress clothes. We're going to
have a party."
"Well, sir, we had a real dinner party
there by our.elves all my favorite
dishes and tho best table linen. Nan s
forever thinking up pleasant things like
that. She's got an original spark In her
that helps a lot "
He slipped his arm about my should
erswith sudden nffectlon.
"What's up. Peter?" he asked gently.
"Things going wrong?"
Nan do to kill time in the evenings?"
"No. ' I said. "I'm Just thinking I'll s.et
Mary to teach me how to play the
piano. I'm a bit of a dub."
"Nonsense!" said Ned in his big hearty
way. "Your Iiver'3 out of order this
morning nnd you're seeing blue "
Maybe 1 was seeing blue hut the
liver, I fear, was a mental one
So there's a philosophy of compan
ionship, too, nnd Ned anil Nan have
found It. And there are women with a
divine genius for wifehood. It's a big
Job. Mary. I fear. Is the effortless type
who follows life along the lines of least
resistance. Nan is more courageous, she
lights Hnd wins.
Which of these two I wonder Nnn or
Mary Is typ'cal of the great mass of
womanhood. Mary nnd I must dig out
a philosophy of companionship that will
stand the wear nnd tear of everyday
JOINING A CLUB.
I have Joined a club.
After preaching vigorously against
club lite In my callow davs and llstcn-
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my b'rthday and when I Rot home there io evoivo irom ""'" '"' ir,
was Nan trailing about In a wonderful I pleasant home companionship of a .less
gown, a favorite of mine, with some fut le character. Mary can t seem to
shiny sliver on It. almost as cheerful to j understand what I mean
look at as Nan Is. 'Ned.' she said, 'gctl ,r .ur0 J '".. the room .'."i..
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tion. He knew so much the whole
divorce story was he was he or
was he not I asked, and he smiled.
No. I'm not married!"
Of course, he wasn't. He knows
Perhaps he's waiting for that mar
of 110,000 by Ida M. Tarbell
the same subject. I have flung advice
to tho four winds and Joined the Wav
The truth of the matter Is that if I
don't ret awav from the monotony of
mv oi-Kninri t h.-ill co auite mad.
Wherefore I am going to try pool and
tiHHnrrta tnr n. rhanre.
I had a long tnlk with Mary before
the Inspiration came, ano tnea my ueai
Peter. I'm satisfied." she said tearfully
"What In tho world do you want to dor
How could I answer that? If I told
Mary I needed Intellectual companion
ship as wiell as physical she'd misun
derstand. Therefore. I've given up the
struggle and Joined a club.
If Mary and I liked the same books
and pictures and music, or If Mary's no
tions about anything were sufficiently
robust to command my respect, we d
doubtless find a lot to talk about. But
Mnry is easily swayed. Her opinions
depend largely upon the personal mag
netism of the person who is talking.
.iiit mv nnlnlon. exactly! I ve
heard Mary exclaim when nn eloquent
partisan defended divorce. And a week
later. If an equally eloquent friend
should attack It. Mary would smile and
agree, and be quite unaware of her In
consistence. There are lots of women who agree
with whatever you sav and let It go
nt that. Which is delightful at times,
but Inane. Personally. I'd rather have
my wife express a forceful opinion and
stick to It. But the onlv time Mary, Is
at all forceful Is when she's stubborn,
and when she's stubborn she's Invar
iably unreasonable, and there you have
"A club!" exclaimed Mary, when I
told her "Peter, you don't you can t
mean it!" ... , ,
"Why not?" I asked defensively.
"Will vou actually be selfish enough
to co off In the evening and enjoy your
self when you know I'm home? '
"But. Mary." I suggested, "if I work
all day, what other time have I to my
self?" "What about me?" demanded Mary,
"Don't you " to card clubs and bowl
ing clubs in the afternoon?" I Inquired
mildly. "If I had sufficient time to do
that, most assuredly I wouldn't care
to go out In the evening. I'd have my
pleasure earlier in the day."
"Isn't it pleasure enough for you to
be with me?" asked Mary.
We had struck at last the queo I
dreaded. What could I tell Mary? That
our evenings were Inane? That she
chatted to me when I wanted to read,
spoiled my occasional game of solitaire
by pointing out moves when I wanted
to ferret them out myself, that when
I abandoned everything else to listen
to her she went to sleep.
I'm afraid my extenuation of the
club offense was very lame. Nor am 1
sntlsfled with myself. I don't want to
think of Mary alone In the house wait
ing for me, and I don't want to stay
home I don't know what I want to do.
Logically. I think my position Is
sound. I am entitled to some of my
evenings. Mary does go to card clubs
In the afternoon. But why must I be
Infernally bothered bv conscience now
that I have taken the step?
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Secrets of Health
Why Cold Storage Fowls
Should Be Bought Undrawn
By Dr. LEONARD KEENE HIRSHBERG
A. B M. A, M.TX (Johns Hopkins).
T RANCIS BACON died a victim
L experiment In cold storage, if Lord Macaulay Is to
be believed. Nearly 300 years ago. In 1C6, at the
end of March, he was at Hlghgate. It was a
snowy day. He left his coach x collect snow with, which. I
to stuff a fowl in order to observe the effect of cold on
the preservation of Its flesh.
A chill resulted and he was taken to' Lord Arundel's
house, where he died of pneumonia. His col3 storage
experiment was successful, but the patient died.
Some time later, in 1663, Samuel Fepys wrote in his
diary that a. fowl killed In December by Alderman Bar-'
ker, and put In a box under his- sledge , was forgotten
and left until April. When found It was frozen hard.
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The unearthing of animals such. as dlosaurs. mam- j..,t
moths, and other ancient creatures preserved in glaciers, and other eternally
frozen regions, shows Tsature s cold
The ancient Persians, Egyptians, and
Romans must have known how to make
Ice and to use cold storage, for tney
had dainties and delicacies from all the
corners of the globe. In such torrid
climates such vlctualary novelties would
have been impossible unless refrigera
tion had been In use.
It, Is known that In 1661, Iced drinks
a supposedly American, hygienic or
anti-hygienic measure were a common
table necessity in France. Yet Just two
years ago the International Cold Stor
age Association opened a public sub
scription for Charles Telller, .of Paris,
who was ttien eighty-four years old,
as the discoverer of refrigeration. .
At the present time 'there 'are more
than 3.000,000,000 worth of foodstuffs
placed each, year In cold storage. One
half of this Is meat and fowl. Prod
ucts that were perishable in days
a-gone, which caused Joseph to build
granaries in ancient Egypt to avoid the
lean years, are now guarded by science
in appropriate refrigerators.
With the change from the theory of
bacteriology to the proved science" of
bacteriology. It was learned that decay
In foods Is always due to microbes.
These tiny creatures are held In sterile
abeyance at ley temperatures.
Since preservatives and the destruc
tive germs of heat often Injure the com
missariat, as much as they head off
decomposition. It is obvious that frigid
temperatures are more to be desired
than the other methods.
Unluckily, even cold storage, like an
Iced mint Julep, has its felonies and
misdemeanors. Its dangers and draw
backs. The water in the tissues evaporates,
and the material shrivels. The fat
under the influence of light, air. and
oxygen is, after some months.' burned
into acids. Furthermore, the few non-
growing bacteria still present effect a
few changes la, the frozen foodstuffs.
Any victuals not fresh placed In cold
storage will necessarily be bad when
No "drawn" poultry should be pur
chased If previously kept thus. Pbultry
can only De nygienicauy storea un
Foods that come from cold storage de-
composs more rapidly than fresh foods.
This Is due to the fact that the "phys
ique" and make-up of the refrigerated
ration has been so changed by freezing
mat it is more acccssioie 10 oacienai
The weekly use of meat as an edible
In Greater New York la about 100,000.000
pounds, let there are only about 3,000.
000 pounds kept In that neighborhood In
What may happen some day during a
tragic cyclone, a shipping disaster, or
other cataclysm if cold storage facili
ties are not augmented, may well be
left to the imagination.
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Answers to Health
G. M. A. Have had cold in head all
winter. Wnat will cure It? 2 Have
fiat feet. What will help me?
1 Expose yourself more to the air.
Sleep In the open. If possible. Have
large tonsils removed. 2 Exercise on
the toes and side of feet. Wear arches
In the shoes, but wear soft ones.
R. D. R. Have varicose veins on one
leg which bother me, also a dull ache in
the middle of my leg. Inside, which does
not seem to be In the bone. Is an elas
tic stocking the only remedy for vari
cose veins? Is cold water good? Is the
other trouble from Internal vein?
Varicose veins are now stitched vp
very easily. Elastic stockings are
makeshifts. So are most other tempor
G. H. R. What Is a good remedy to
take malaria out of one's system; I suf-
Thfl Kind Yon Have Alwavs
ture of Chas. H. FIetcher,nd Las been made under-bif
personal supervision for over 30 years. Allow no on
to deceive you in tills. Counterfeits, Imitations and)
' Just-as-pood" are but experiments, and endanger th
health of Children Experience against Experiment.
What is CASTORIA
Oastoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, -Pa-
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It contains neither
Opium-Morphine nor other Karcotlc substance. It-de
rtroya worms and allays Feverishness. For more tha
thirty years it has beem in constant use for the relief of
Constipation, Flatulency, Wind Colic, all Teething Trou
bles and Diarrhoea. It regulates tho Stomach and Bowels,
. assimilates the Food, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea The Mother's Friend.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
yj Bears the
In Use For Over 30 Years , n
th ckntauw eoMAwv. mkw vewK citv.
to the first scientific 1
storage lesson to-man.
ter with It every summer and now hare
another attack of It-, . .-
Do not be so sure that you have- ma
laria. Go to some thorough diagnos
tician who will find out exactly" what
K- I- Vr. (1) Have ringing sounds' In
both ears .for last three months. Have
a bad earache once since- beglning ot
singing as If it were In head. JVoUld
fibroid tumors cause- thlsr .(2) Would
you advise any hair destroyers, such as
on a young girl's face,? (3) In uslns
alcohol and oil massage and bain,
which is preferable In- morning?
(L) High blood pressure due to fibroids
might be responsible. Real radium
cures these fibroids.
(1) Many" depilatories. are absolutely
harmless despite prudish objections to
Jay D. Wash Please give formulajfor
a salve for my leg. Have several
ulcers on it and it pains me very bad.
Used a salve, but is no good. Am 'going
to take the 606 treatment soon, but want
relief now so as to continue 'work.
You must not expect these ulcers' to
heal until a Wassermann Mood test: is
made and salvarsan Injected. Delay
Is dangerous and salves only temporary.
Mercury ammonlated ointment can be
used, but 606 must-be'taken-'lnto- the!
veins at once. -
Itiss Barnd 1. Please give me a .re
ducer for an abnormal bust." 2. What
carutes and cures blackheads?""' 3. what
will make eyelashes ..and. brows jgrow?
4. What is cause of sluggish liven and
bowels and what will keeDTtbemr.reru-
lated? , ." f ,
1. Strap the bust tightly- with a band
age until the fat has dissolved.,
2. Excessive use of sweet And .greasy
foods, hot fluids, hot. dishes. You .should
avoid. all these and use' this: Rubin -well
at night sulphur and glycerine; each' -a
dram, benzoated " Jard, one-ounce., with
rose.olL " . "
Z. If you will gently rub sulphur oint
ment In one night and ammonlated mv
cury ointment In the next night do. not
let it get on the akin outside the brows
they will grow thicker and darker. For
eyelashes you might -try two grains
resorcin in red vaseline, with oil of
lilac to scent. , ,
C Olive oIU ox-blle. bile, salts, char
coal, figs, apples, shredded wheat and
three glasses water-before each meal.
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'Allan Burk: How can I Improve my
memory? I learn things quickly, but
can't remember1 them. .
You must cay closer attention to what
you learn and work harder over It. As
sociate every new thing with some, one
or something you already know Asso
ciation and linkage are the real secrets
of good memories.
Miss Lillian 1. What is good to re
move warts on hand? Cannot, stand
2. What Is good for' falling hair?
3. What Is good for red 'hands?
l. Bathe warts in hot vinegar two or
three times a dav and nut collodion on
at night. To one., ounce of collodion
there should be added ten grains -of
sallcvllc acid. .
2. Balsam of Peru, one-hair dram, re
sorcin. one dram: sallcvllc add and
glycerine, one dram each: 'sulphur, one
ounce: castor OIL three ounces. Mas
sage in well three times a'wjjfk.. .
3. Hold the handrhlgh 'above" .head
everv five or ten mlnntes.c -This 'exer
cise will allow blood to leave extreme
ties. Washing hands In benzoin, tinc
ture or peroxide will also!help.,A tonic
is an additional aid.- Whnmassag!ng
the hands rub toward the heart. neer
awav from it.
Dr. Birshherg will anncer questions
for ttadcrs of this paper on, merffcol
AVf'en'r and sanitation subjects that art
of general interest. He trill' not tindrr
fale Jo prescribe or offer advice for inl
dividual cases. Where the subject is not
of general interest letters will be a
sircrrd perjoiiallj, if a stamped and ad
dressed envelope is inclosed. Address all
inquiries to Dr. L. K. Sirshberg cart
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