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This Form of Neuralgia, Which the French Term **Tic DouloureuxIs More Common With People of Middle Age—Bad Teeth Often the Basic Cause. By ROYAL S. COPELAND. M. D. United States Senator from New York. Former Commistioner of Health, Xew York City. DOULOUREUX” is a French term meaning “painful I spasm.” It is applied to a form of neuralgia in the face. It is quite distinct from the ordinary neuralgia. It involves the parts of the head supplied by the “trigeminal” nerve. DR. COPELAND inis nerve, as its name inaicaies, annaes into three branches. One branch goes to the end of the nose, the eyelids and the forehead. Another goe3 to the upper lip, the cheek and temple. A third goes to the skin of the lower jaw and the area in front of the ear. You will see that this nerve, through its branches, supplies the whole face. Not only does it give motive power to the muscles located in this region, but it also supplies the sense of feel ing. Wherever these branches extend, there are the locations of the excrutiating pains which accompany this ailment. When the nerve becomes overstimulated, there is a twitching or contraction of the jaw and face. Acute pain is felt in that part supplied by the affected branch of the nerve. The pain usually attacks the eyeball and is felt over the eye. It is an ailment more commonly met in people ever forty than among the young. Diseases of the teeth and jaw bone *may be responsible for this trouble. If the antrum, that hollow space in the bone under the cheek, is involved, here is the source of uic irouum. +. Overwmk and loss of sleep, a run down condition, or exposure to wet and co'ui may bring on this condi tion. It may last only a day or two at a time, or It may continue for aeveral weeks. It may not occur •ften, long Intervals of comfort be ing experienced. The attacks cotue •n suddenly. The symptoms are very pro nounced. There are severe, cutting, •hooting and dagger-like pains. The first symptom may be located in the aide of the nose and the upper lip. The pain extends to the cheek, eye ! and temple, into the teeth and al! •ver the one side of the head. Sometimes the muscles of the face twitch and contract. The patient runs down under the terrible pain. " He loses sleep and there Is always the dread of other attacks. None of the usual hot applications •r other treatments in cases of ordi nary neuralgia seem to have any effect on this condition. Drugs •hould be taken only under a com petent physician’s orders. There is always the danger of contracting u bad habit if seif medication is used. Various operative measures hav< been used. The pain is so acuto that patients would resort to almost anything to end the suffering. He moval of a section of the nerve has been done. Another treatment is to inject alcohol into the nerve itself, rhis procedure has given relief, at [east, temporarily, and anything that iffords relief from such suffering is worth while. Answers to Health Queries A. R. P.—What can I do for blackheads? A.—Correct your diet by cutting Sown on sugar, starches, and coffee. Avoid constipation. • • • Mrs. M. F. K. Q.—What causes liver spots? A.—This condition is due to more nr less poor intestinal elimination, rhe first thing to do therefore, is to rorrect constipation. • • • P. V’. Q.—Will smoking cigarettes :ause high blood pressure? A.—No. * * i S. M. Q — What do you advise for reducing bipa? A.—Weight reduction la chiefly a T f\\T/> ^ (% The Hasbroucka Promise to O Aid Madge in Her Scheme , 1 • to Outwit the “Trailing Reawakening Detective.» !--By ADELE GARRISON--J MRS. HASBROUCK looked upaC me with amiling attention as 1 came back into the sitting room where she had said she would wait for me. Something in her look told me that she had shrewdly guessed my request for a little chat had something unusual in It, but there was also a subtle com forting something in her attitude •which promised hearty co-opera lion in anything I wished to do. “May 1 close the door?" 1 asked. •‘I have something to say which I 4o not wish overheard." Her husband, a massive six-footer, with a face as shrewd and kindly as his wife’s, rose abruptly from the comer table where he was engaged in a game of Canfield, but I made • protesting gesture. “I don’t mean you. Mr. Hasbrouck,” I said. “I shall need your help also." He crossed the room and pulled a comfortable big chair optx>site to his wife, and put me into it. "You can talk better sitting down." he said, with an Infectious, slow grin as he drew his own chair close to us. “I won’t keep you long.” 1 re turned. "and I am glad that you ltnow we are friends of your neigh bors. the Cosgroves, for 1 am going to ask something rather odd of you." “Don’t be bashful." Mr. Ifasbrouck boomed, as I hesitated. “If you're running short, we ll be your bankers until you get back home.” II The~Black Roadster. 1 "Keep quiet. Egbert.” his wife gald a bit tartly, "and let Mrs. i Graham have a chance to tell what | It is she wants. I guess she knows that whatever it is. we'll do It if iff a possible thing.” “I am sure of that, thank you both." I said. "And 1 havs plenty of money with me. It’s a bit more complicated than that, and I must ask you not to speak of what 1 am going to tell you." » did not wait for a specific prom but hurried on. keeping my j ..-. ' - ' j The Stars Say— For Thursday, April 1. f By GENEVIEVE KEMBLE. ^MTKROPITIOUS planetary aspects l; r* governing on this day. Much > * is to be attained by initiative. > enterprise and well-directed Industry.; All affairs are in line for progress' and promotion, with substantial re- j turns for all endeavors. Those whose birthday It Is sre as- i gured of a year of benefits, progress and promotion, with new projects. | important changes, preferment and study rewards for industry and ap plication assur'd, possibly holding an element of the unusual or spectacu lar. A child born on this day should have every opportunity and faculty for a life of advancement and pros perity. voice so low that I was sure no pos sible eavesdropper outside could hear It. “Mr. and Mrs Underwood were connected with the Government se cret service during the war," I began, "and they still are often called upon to aid in special cases. On the way up here Mr. Underwood discovered that a man in a black roadster was trailing our car. but by a ruse he threw him off. but a few miles after we started from New York." Mr. Hasbrouck brought h!s clenched fist down upon his knee. His wife leaned forward in her chair, her eyes sparkling. “A black roadster”* they exclaimed with one voice. “Yes,” I answered, quickly, "and I have reason to think that th<* man is r w lodged here. Would you mind describing him to me. [__On the Warpath. | "Sort of undersized fellow," Mr. Hasbrouck began, but his wife Inter rupted him summarily. "Ha calls anybody less than six feet undersized." she said, with a glance at her big husband, which, though it was connubially impatient, still held distinct admiration. "Tble man Is really above medium height, although not much, stocky, with grayish hair that used to be brown —oh. yes. and big feet—or big shoes —1 don't know which.” "That's the man." I said, "and my niece saw someone who looked like that standing on the little hillock opposite our room, and watching hor through a pair of field glasses." Mr. Hasbrouck jumped to his feet with his genial face darkened. "The dirty son of a gun."* he ex claimed. "I'll go up and drag him out of bed this minute, and-" His wife Hashed a glance at me. and deftly caught at his coat as he pushed past her. "You'll sit right down here and cool off.” she said, "until you find out what It is Mrs. Graham wants us to do." “But." Mr. Hasbrouck protested, plainly on the warpath, and I has tened my explanation. '•Please, Mr. Hasbrouck.’* I aaid. “I am very grateful for your partisan ship. but above nil things. I do not want the man roused If there la any chance of his going to sleep. What time did he ask to be called In the morning?" "Six o'clock, at first." my bighost rejoined, “but when he found out the garage didn't open till half past seven, he said seven.” "Then." I said, "ia It possible for' us to leave at four, and to be sure that he will not follow us If he should happen to waken and hear us go?" Mr. Hasbrouck rose from his chair and Hexed his powerful arms. Then he grinned down at me. “If Ma can get your breakfast." he said, with a sly look at his wife. "I'll guarantee the fellow won't leave the premises till seven." (Continued Tomorrow.) ChsjrtsSt. IMS. Non paper Tutors Service, I sc -matter of self-control as regards diet. Kat very sparingly of starches, sugars and fats. • • • F. W. K. Q.—Would a catarrhal condition cause me to raise a solid piece of mucus every morning? A. —Yes. keep the nasal passages clear and use a good cleansing spray In both nose and throat. • • • B. D. J. Q—Will a good den trifles cure pyorrhea? A.—Will help, but you should con sult your dentist for treatment. • • • A. M. F. Q.—How much should a girl weigh who is 14 jears old. 5 ft. 4 in. tall? A.—116 pounds. • « • M. K. Q.—What eheuld a girl aged 15, 5 feet 6 Inches tall weigh? A.—About 1S5 lbs. • • • M. E. K. Q.—What should a woman aged 30. 5 ft. tall weigh? 2.—What should a woman aged 23 5 ft. 5 in. tall weigh? 8.—What should a girl aged 16. 5 ft. 3 in. tall weigh? 4.—How can I reduce ray anklee? A.—About 120 lbs. 2. —About 130 lbs. 3. —About 117 lbs. 4—Weight reduction is chiefly a matter of self-control as regards diet. Eat sparingly of atarchei. sugars and fats. • • • M. D. F. Q.—What causes neu ralgia? 2. —Is there a cure for pyorrhea? 3. 1 have been fitted with glasses, but my eyes still continue to pain me. A-—This may be dne to some In fection in the system. Try to locate the cause and treatment can be advised. 2 —It would be advisable to con sult a dentist. 3.—If you will consult a specialist, he will prescribe the proper treat ment. • • • X. T. Z. Q.—Is there any cure for ulcers of the stomach? A.—Diet is of great Importance. For further particulars send a self addressed. stamped envelope. Oaarrlthu Its*. NniHJW r««tur» S«rrtc«. In* Home-Making Helps By ELEANOR ROSS For Those Out-of-Reach Shelves. IN THAT golden age when house keeping will be completely drudgelese all rooms will be built with shelves within arm’s -each of even a small woman. But as It la now. even in the most modern of apartments, there are still to be seen shelve* which can be reached only with the aid of a ladder. Possibly, architects figure that wall space la wasted If the complete height ian’t spread with shelves. But although most people need all the shelf room there Is any place. If it's not easily accessible. It’s a trial. Also a source of danger to the impetuous house keeper who. requiring something quickly from a high shelf, will take a chance, perching on the edge of s chair or a wobbly table that happens to be handy. To keep on the safe side, there is a new kind of stool needing much less space than a household ladder, or even those kitchen chairs that an be unfolded to ladder shape. It is merely a little chest with an extra step mounted on top. but Is sturdily built to serve more than one pur pose. When needed, a little hinge is pulled, drawing out a firm step a few inches from the gTOund. On this you can mount to the upper rung which Is two feet from the floor— and this usually Is adequate for the high shelf in the average closet. The great advantage of this stool is Its small size. It can be tucked away and kept in the place where needed —thus dispensing with the trouble of dragging a ladder or chair from some other part of the house. The little compartment forming a step also contains spac# tn which small objects like cleaners, brushes, etc., can be stored. For bathroom, or bedroom or kitchen—wherever there's an owt-of-arm’s reach shelf, this little stool Is svre to be a great convenience. Household Hints Putting off the evil moment of mending a garment that has suffered a bad tear too often has sad con sequences. Tou are only courting an attack of "laundryitls" for which you heartily blame the carelessness of the laundry. Mending the gar ment before sending it to the laundry is the only war of avoiding a much longer, and often more Jag ged tear in the garment. This Is a case where the old adage, "a stitch In time saves nine." writes a moral. # • • Turning a true hem for hand stitching is not always an easy task, hut the success of it depends on sartorial precision. If the linen, or other fabric, is run through the machine hemmer without using any thread in the needle, the fold will be made evenly and definitely. There will be a sureness In the hand stitches that will lend an attractive quality to the finished piece. • • • It only t=.kes a minute, and silk stockings are fragile luxuries worthy of every possible care. After rinsing out a pair of hose, and this should really be done every time they are taken off to insure longer wear, roll the tops down as though you were going to turn them Inside out. Then shake them out and it will be found that they dry. retaining their shape and natural sheen. This action .separatee the threads and gives the hose that "new look." 1 I The Capelet and Peplum Reign ays ■■. RITA—Well, 1 see that your hyacinth blue wool crepe frock may have bows and bands and things to make it smart, but it still relies on the old peplum to give it real pep. JO—And you have evidently learned the secret of using lace to make your blue and white tweed frock interestingly feminine, and even if you can’t wear your heart on your sleeve, you can hide it under that cute capelet. “What Might Have Been—” The “Restless Woman” Looks Back Ot'er the Years—and Wonders! •---By WINIFRED BLACK Ayr night,” said the Kestless Woman, I couldn t sleep. " I . “The wind howled and 1 could hear cars tooting along the highway, and I thought of all the things I wanted to do, and couldn’t and of all the things I can’t do and wish 1 could. WINIFRED BI>CK “I thought of the man I used to know and the day he almost asked me to go to South America with him and I wished I had let him ask me. “I think I would have liked South America —mahogany trees don’t you know, and rose wood, and trees with bark yellow and black like the skin of a leopard, and the long, long river—and the man. “I think 1 really would have liked that man if 1 had let myself. And maybe he would really have liked me—even when I had been floating down the Amazon with him for weeks and weeks and no teas and no bridge parties, and no moving pictures, and no radio— “I thought of the girl I used to know— the one I used to envy—and I remembered how she had died alone and forgotten, in a queer little, odd colored house on the side of _ e r . . i i m % • wu ixv trie cna 01 nownerr. “And 1 thought 01 all the friends I had meant to help and all the friends who would hare liked to help me—if I had let them. “And I counted sheep, and I repeated rerses, and I went up and down the alnh.ihet — von —■ know. A stands for Anna, and C stands for cat,—but no use, I couldn’t sleep a wink. When I went to turn on the light some thing was wrong somewhere and there was no light at all. “And I wanted to know what time it was. and I thought I’d light a match, and look at little tick-lock. “Bat I couldn’t find tick-tock —I listened and listened, and couldn’t find it, but at last I heard it hurrying along grabbing the minutes by the hand, just like a nervous woman trying to drag some children across the street in the traffic, and I fol lowed the sound and found tick tock in the dressing room, right where I had left it when I re membered to wind it—and I lit a match and saw what time it was and went back to bed and finally I fell asleep. "Today I went to a luncheon and when I entered the room where the guests were, I sensed a little coldness in the air. I couldn’t make it out. But finally someone said: "‘Have you seen Alice, she just left before you came?’ "Ah ha — tick-tick-tick-tick— "So Alice had been hinting disagreeable things. Helpful Advice to Girls Bt ANNIE LAURIE Dear avnte laurie: 1 am a girl in my teens, and I am going with a fellow about 19 years of age He Is very handsome and nice. 1 care for him very much. He seems the same wheu he is In my company but he seems to care for another girl. too. al though she cares for all the boys. Please tell me whether you think he cares for me or not. M M. MM.: 1 cannot tell you whether your friend cares for you, but I can tell you that he Is not very con stant and does not seem to take his friendship with you as seriously as you apparently do. Why da you Insist upon putting the friendship on such a serious basis? He probably likes you as a pal and realizes that he is too young to confine his atten tions to on* girl. Be friends and enjoy his companionship. Dear annie laurie: 1 am a girl fifteen years old; have been In love with a boy a few months older than I. My father objects to our going out rid ing It's so lonely at home. Please advise me what to do. 1 love This boy very much. He wants me to go out riding with him. But should 1 go against my father s will? UNHAPPY. UNHAPPY: For the soke of your future happiness, dear child, please obey your parent. He Is the one who has your true Interest at heart, not the boy who wants you to go out riding in defiance of your father's wishes. Ask your father if you may not once in a while have some of your nice young friend* to your home for a pleasant evening. Study hard, read interesting books, listen to good music, and you will find that you will not bo lonely. uvmra, r«»'.ar» urtin. "You always have to listen for Alice — she may be gono when you arrive, but if you listen hard enough tick-tick-tick, there she is or there is what she has left behind her. “Tick - tock, tick - tock — hark that’s Jane. Comfortable crea ture Jane, always has something nice to say about you. “Tick-tock, tick-tock—1 like to hear that—or sense it in the air for I know that Jane has been there, and has left a friendly feeling in the air." I wonder if the Restless Woman ought to go away for a little rest somewhere, she and the tick-tock and the tick-tick, and the way she lies awake at night and listens? What do you think? CWrrlffct, N#w***r»r Vutur* ftertte* tar A Permanent For Gray Hair Special Oil Treatment* Will Assure Success and Prevent the Usual Yellowish Tinge By Josephine Huddleston WHITE or gray hair offers so many potential difficulties that only those beautician? who are expert in handling all beauty problems regard its care with pleasure. Such a state of affairs should not ex i s t, however, for modern beauty shops have all of the equipment t o pive the same expert atten | tion to pray or white hair that ! is piven to any other shade. Perhaps the two preatest pray hair problems arc JOXPiilHt HUEttBTOS dryness anu me possioimy oi gain ing a yellowish tinge by curling, I whether the curling be done with marcel irons or a permanent wav ing machine. No hair Is so gloriously beautiful as white or gray when it is properly arranged. If dressed too flat to th* head, however, it loses quality be cause the light cannot play through it and bring out th® lustre whi. h whit® hair requires to achieve its full beauty. Because of its extreme dryness, white hair often appears frizzy. If it is not properly waved Ther® Is no sound reason why white hair cannot b® permanently waved as satisfactorily as any other color ... It Is a much l*ss complicated matter than waving hair ; that has been dyed and if this ''an be successfully accomplished then ! the hair in its natural state should be easier to handle. The first important step, w! ether a permanent is contemp! .ted or whether n wave is obtained by irons, is that treatments to counteract the dryness lie taken at home or else given in the beauty shop. Tou can do this work yourself if you choose, although 1 think that expert attention probably will be more dependable, at lqpt f ur a time until you become famil ar with the required treatment. Hot oil applications, taken once each week or ten day*, until six have been given, should ton® up the hair until most of the dryness is cor rected. Such treatment will need to be taken every few months to pre serve the health of the hair, but this plan should be followed whether you have a permanent or rot. It is the extreme dryness, which la perfectly natural, that causes s> much white hair difficulty. Once this has been overcome, the waving differs very little from that done on other heads. When a permanent Is considered, it is not only advisable but impera tive that a test curl be given first. Tiie result of this test must be studied carefully. By following the findings of such an analysis, the element of chance Is eliminated from the completed wave. Flat windings are superior for permanently waving whit# or gray hair. When properly wound, the hair will fall in large loose waves which prevent kinkiness or frizzing. Also, even r. en the flat winding is employed the hair should not be wound as tightly as for other hair or it will coma out in small tight curls. If the tip* of the curlers are of aluminum instead of some other composition, the moisture necessary . to permanent waving will not create J rust and so mar the color of the hair. A Fashion Model’s Diary By GRACE TIIOR' tXIFFE She Talks About a .'Vrw Afternoon Frock MADAME return** to the ahop this morning and Helen* an* I were certainly glad to sc* her. However. 1 don’t think we could have been as glxd about that as she was about getting back. I'm sur* nobody loves their work as Ma dame does. She’s absolutely miser able when she has to be away from the shop. Sh* was very much pleased with the business reports we gave her. and she spent the entire morning walking around the shop look ng things over. Anybodv would have thought she was a new customer visiting th* shop for the first time. It seemed almost as though Helen* and I had sent cards out to ail th* customers, announcing Ma!*i»*'i return, for by three o clock this af ternoon most of our oldest and beat customers had dropped in. Of courae, it was just a coincidence, but nothing could hav* happened that would have made Madame any cappler. And then at five o’clock Madame gave us a little surprise. She said that we had been such good, con scientious little girls while ah* whs awuy that she wanted to reward us and that we could choose something from the shop for our very own. This wasn't a difficult aaslgnrn>*nt for me at all. I've b-en wanting a new sports frock for th* longest j time, and particularly have I longed for one from the shop. However, I ! didn't think that Helene and I should bo rewarded for doing no more than we’r* expected to do. end I told Ma dame so. But there’s no saying nay to Madame when she’s mad* up her mind! My sports frock Is roaly very sim ple. It is made of a lace-like jersey in zlg zag effect. Th* material is used two ways. A demure little col lar of handkerchief linen has a dar ling pleated edge, and finishes with j A Demure Collar and Rosette Full a lire This Frock. a flat pleated rosette.. The sleevea are short, of course, anti a slave chain belt Is p.tic-d at the normal waistline. GOOD-NIGHT STORIES .. By Max Trefl —— “Wind, Wind. Why do you blow? If only you’d tell us We surely would know * —Shadow Sayings. fTpfTE trouble with shadows la that I they don’t sleep at night. On X the contrary. It is during the night that they seek adven ture. At least, that was the case with MIJ, Flor, Hanid. Tam and Knarf, the shadows with the turned* about names. Usually their night-wandering i dn't disturb anyone, for shadows are the quietest things in the world. They can dart across floors, wails and ceilings, spring onto dishes, book tas-s ar.d sofas, slide In and out of keyholes end door hinges without nuiking a y more noise than a thought. The trouble started when Knarf mads up his mind to become playful. This is what happened the other He sped through the house, rj *ne room to another, looking tor au enture. He Jumped on the chandelier. pul>d the cat's whisker". « up and down the curtains, and finally *toP? *d in front of the winfl>w shales, which were hanging aa ulet ar.d orderly at you can imame in frut t of the open window. N*:*nr what should this mischievous shadow do but pick up the end of ons of them shades and thrust it out «f the window. ' v\ h«t are you doing? TouU wake erz-ryca# up"’ the othe- shadows cried. Knarf merely chuckled with glee a.s the wind outside the window caught up the poor shade and started to shake it from aide to side. What a noise it madgt* Everyone in the house would surely have been awak ened had not MIJ, Flor. Hanid and Vam hastily drawn it back again. "Please don’t disturb the chlldr*i.” they begged him. "You know ltow hard it is to get them up In t** morning, when they don’t sleep wk| at night.” "All right." he agreed, -m no\ disturb them. Whom can I disk turbT* X Dear. dear. He insisted on dis-1 turbirg somebody, so he flitted ink “Ilelp me,” He Said to the Wind, and out of the rooms again until he came to the desk In father's room. Hero he found a heap of papers. "Hooray:” he shouted (though na one heard him*—and he tried to sent* ter them all over the floor. To hig disappointment they were held dotv» by a papei-weight. "Help me.” he said to the wind, which was gently blowing into the room. “Are you sure I won't be blamed? asked the wind. "Of course not. I'll take the blame tnvself.” So the wind gave a puff and sent the papers scattering ail over the floor. "Crackle, cr-rackle. cr-r-raekle”' wef t the papers as they fluttered and roiled and tumbled. "Hooray!” shouted Knarf again. L'p sprang father out of bed la I’irm. Hs saw the papers flying all over the flotr. •'It's the wind’.” he cried, hurriedly shutting the window. And the wind blew it gainst the window, trying to get tn. "Don't fciame me. It’s Knarf who'* to blame!” But father didn't hear It, and Knarf laughed and laughed and laughed. SMS. H*» feln* IwviM. Is*. Words of the Wise Teach me to live that I may dread The grave as Htfta as *iy bed. —Ken. Ha that loseth his honeatie hath nothing else to lase. _ Ly!y. And men spend frmlier what they udn, Th'in what they\e freely earn ing in. — B. Butler. What Is now proved was once only imagined., —Blake. He's armed without that’s in nocent within. —Hope. Idleness overthrows all. —Burton. A wound, though eured, yet leaves behind a soar. —Oldham. Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue. —LaJiochofoucauld. Man remember When they're forgotten. When remembered, they Themselves forget. —Austin Hope never loaves a wretched man that seeks her. —Beaumont and Fletcher. A crowd is not company end faces bvt a gallery of pictures. —Baeou. .." " 1 >*.