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THE YALE EXPOSITOR, THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 1914
A POTATO KING
"If I were a farmer boy, or a boy with
out capital, and wunted an early compe
tency, I'd start right out growing Pota
toes," saiil Henry Schroo.ler, the l'otato
king of the Red River Valley, whose itory
in the John A. Salzer Seed Co.'s Catalogue
reads stranger than a romance.
That ndvice of Mr. Schroeder'i, the nelf
made Potato kinpr, cornea from a warm
heart, a level head, an active hand, and
above all, a successful Potato growerl
Do You Know, Mr. Farmer,
there is more money in five acres of Pota
toes year in and year out than in anything
you can grow on your farm, and the grow
ing of Potatoes now, with present machin
ery, etc., is easy. It'a regular Fourth of
Salzer's Creations in Seed Corn put
"Wisconsin on the Corn Map with its a
Headquarters for Oats, Barley, Clovera.
For 10c In Postage
We gladly mail our Catalog
and sample package of Ten Fa
mous Farm Seeds, including
Sprltz, "The Cereal Wonder;"
Rejuvenated White Bonanza
Oats, "The Prize Winner;" Bil
lion Dollar Grass; Teosinte,
the Silo Filler, etc., etc.
Or Send 12c
And we will mail you our
big Catalog and six generous
packages of Early Cabbage,
Carrot, Cucumber, Lettuce,
Radish, Onion furnishing lots
nd lots of juicy delicious
Vegetables during the early
Spring and Summer.
Or send to John A. Salzer
Seed Co., Ilox 702, Lh
Crosse, Wis., twenty cents f;fl'A
and receive both above collec- V -"tm
tioDi and their bi catalog.
Austria Protects Workers.
In order to prevent the wholesale
dismissal of employees of private
firms, the Austro-llungarlan ministry
of war has directed that army con
tracts will only be given to those
firms who have maintained thier staffs,
at the crdinary full number, and with
out any reduction In wages. Manu
facturers acting In a contrary man
ner will be rigidly excluded from all
further contracts, and they may also
expect to have existing contracts can
BIG EATERS HAVfc BAD
KIDNEYS AND BACKACHE
Take a Glass of Salts at Once If Your
Back ts Hurting or Kidneys and
Bladder Trouble You.
The American men and women must
fruard constantly against Kidney trou
ble, because we eat too much and all
our food is rich. Our blood Is filled
with uric acid which the kidneys
strive to filter out, they weaken from
overwork, become sluggish; the ellml
native tissues clog and the result Is
kidney trouble, bladder weakness and
a general decline in health.
When your kidneys feci like lumps
of lead; your back hurts or the urine
Is cloudy, full of sediment or you, are
obliged to seek relief two or three
times during the night; if you suffer
with sick headache or dizzy, nervous
spells, acid stomach, or you have rheu
matism when tht weather is bad, gei
from your pharmacist about .our
ounces of Jad Salts; take a table
spoonful In a glass of water before
breakfask for a few days and your kid
neys will then act fine. This lamou3
salts is made from the acid of grapeb
and lemcn Juice, combined with llthla,
and has been used for generations to
flush and stimulate clogged kidneys;
to neutralize the acids In the urine so
it no longer is a source of irritation,
thus ending bladder disorders.
Jad Salts Is Inexpensive; cannot In
jure, makes a delightful effervescent
llthla-water beverage, and belongs In
every home, because nobody can make
a mistake by having a good kidney
flushing any time. Adv.
Woman Royalties Made Army Officers.
For the first time in English history
four royal women have been gazetted
as colonels in chief of English regi
ments. Heretofore several of them, Includ
ing Queen Mary herself, have held
German army titles and Queen Victoria
naturally was the head of the British
army, but now Queen Mary has been
appointed colonel In chief of the
Eighteenth Hussars -of historic fame,
while the Queen Mother Alexandra Is
associated with Nineteenth Hussars.
CARE FOR CHILDREN'S
Hair and Skin With Cutlcura. Noth
ing Easier. Trial Free.
The Soap to cleanse and purify the
skin and scalp, the Ointment to
soothe and heal rashes, ltchlngs, red
ness, roughness, dandruff, etc. Noth
ing better than Ihese fragrant super
creamy emollients for preserving and
purifying the skin, scalp and hair.
Sample each free by mail with Boole
Address postcard, Cutlcura, Dept. XY,
Boston. Sold everywhere. Adv.
Not Supplying the Two.
The Angry One For two cents I'd
knock your block off!
The Calm One Well, you won't get
your working capital from me.
India In 1913 sent to the United
States 163 students, and China sent
KEW SHORT COURSE
IN ROAD BUILDING
PRATICAL INSTRUCTION IN HIGH
WAY CONSTRUCTION AT
U. OF M.
DEBATES ARE WON AND LOST
Michigan Affirmative Team Wins De
cision at Home While Negative
Team Loses in Contest at
Ann Arbor. The announcements
are off the press for the new short
course in highway engineering, which
Is to be held at the University of
Michigan Feb. 15 to 20, inclusive.
The course. Is open to all highway
engineers or officials in this and ad
Joining states, and is free. Already
many have said they will come.
The purpose of the course is to aid
In supplying that information to high
way engineers and to highway com
missioners, relating to the coustruc
tlon and maintenance of country roads
that Is so much in demand, and so
difficult to get.
Practical instruction will be given,
aimed to obtain uniform, up-to-date
practice and the construction of roads
and bridges of a higher degree of
utility and permanence at a reason
Michigan Wins and Loses.
Michigan won Friday night from
Chicago, In the seventeenth annual
series of central league debates, the
winning team securing two of the
three votes cast. Of the 17 debates
with Chicago, in this league, Michi
gan has won 11.
The question debated was, "Resolv
ed, that tho Monroe doctrine, as de
veloped and applied by tho United
States, should be abandoned as a
part of our foreign policy," the Michi
gan team taking the affirmative.
Michigan's negative team, debating
tho same question with a team from
Northwestern university, lost unan
imously at Evanston. 111., the same
night. This is the third tlmo in the
history of the league that Michigan
has lost by a unanimous decision.
PIGEON MAN IS APPOINTED
Frank W. Merrick Succeeds E. D.
Doyle As Bank Commissioner.
Lansing, Mich. Frank W. Merrick,
of Pigeon, will succeed Edward II.
Doyle, of Detroit, a.s stato banking
commissioner. This was settled by
tho announcement of Gov. Ferris on
his arrival here Tuesday night. C. C.
Peck, of Port Huron, the other candi
date, was thought to have the inside
track, so that the announcement of
Merrick's appointment was a sur
prise. Mr. Merrick has been a resident of
Pigeon for the past 18 years and has
been cashier of tho Pigeon State bank
for that time. He Is interested in a
number of other banks, but It Is un
derstood here that tho governor will
require him to disconnect himself
from any banking interest before tak
ing the new position for the state.
Two Injured at Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids. Fire, which for a
time treatened an Important section
of the business district on the west
side of the city, broke out Friday night
In the wholesale store of tho Brown
& Sehler Co., harness and supply
manufacturers, and did nearly $150,
000 damage before It was checked.
Two firemen were Injured by fall
ing walls and a woman was so bad
ly crushed In the crowd that she was
removed in an ambulance. The or
igin of the fire Is unknown.
To Sell Crop on Contract.
Traverse City. The Grand Traverse
Fruit and Produce exchange, recently
formed here, Saturday contracted with
a New York concern to handle their
product on a five-year contract, on the
basis of 500 carloads for 1913. The
territory covered by the local associa
tion will be a radius of 50 miles In
every direction and includes the en
tire fruit helt of the northwestern
part of the state. The largest grow
ers of the region have already signed
Sanilac Court House Burned.
Sandusky. The Sanilac county
court house valued at more than. $30,
000 was practically destroyed by fire
early Sunday morning.
The fire started In the boiler room
but Its cause Is not definitely known.
Every effort was mado to save the
building, but a strong southwest wind
defeated the efforts of the firemen. At
1:30 a. m. the flames were sweeping
through tho building and Its destruc
tion was certain.
Most of the county records were
MICHIGAN NEWS ITEMS
Slipping through thin Ice, Verne
Parsons, aged 8, son of A. J. Parsons,
of Salzburg, was drowned while skat
ing on Saginaw river. The body was
The new school house recently
erected In District No. 10, two miles
east of Royal Oak at a cost of $10,000,
was Tuesday night totally destroyed
by fire, supposed to have originated
with the hot air heating system.
MICHIGAN NEWS BRIEFS
Tn midwinter meeting of the Michi
gan State Horticultural pociety will be
held In Muskegon Feb. 2 and 3.
The Grand Traverse board of super
visors voted to submit local option
to the voters at the spring election,
without a dissenting voice.
Dy a vote of 16-11. the Lenawee
county board of supervisors ordered
the local option issue placed before,
the voters at the April election.
Tho Grand Traverse supervisors ad
journed Saturday after making W. W.
Dean chaplan. This is said to be the
only board of supervisors In the state
having a chaplain.
The electors of Berrien county will
vote on local option at tho April elec
tion. Hy a vote of 25 Co 5. the board
of supervisors ordered the submission
of the proposition at that time.
Frank Parker, aged 82, of Pittsfleld
township, while driving a horse hitch
ed to a buggy, was killed, three miles
southwest of Ypsilantl, at Parker's
Crossing, being struck by a Lake
Shore passenger train.
The quarantine has been lifted in
Hillsdale county, and live stock can
now bo shipped without Inspection,
except within a radius of five miles of
the Randolph farm, where the last
herd of diseased cattle was killed.
The Shiawassee board of supervis
ors almost unanimously voted to try
the experiment of using county jail
prisoners and the class of offenders
now sent to the house of correction,
for county good roads construction.
Dr. C. G. Parnall has been appointed
chief of the city health department by
the new city commission of Jackson,
and one of the first things which tho
reorganized department will under
take will be to war on unclean milk.
A Catholic central high school cost
ing $40,000 will be built in the spring
to accommodate the nine churches of
Saginaw and parish churches in sev
eral suburbs, it is announced. All Ihe
churches will assist in tho building
Dr. M. F. Hoff. dean of tho U. of M.
medical college, has received word
that Dr. Hertrand Monk, who was
graduated in 1913. has been killed in
action, while serving as lieutenant in
the British expeditionary forco in Bel
By a vote of 10 to C. the board of
supervisors in session at Standish vot
ed to submit the proposition of bond
ing Arenac county for $10,000 for a
new sheriff's residence and jail, tho
present jail having been condemned
by the state.
For 42 years chief pharmacist at
tho Kalamazoo state hospital, A. M.
Munn. died Friday. Ho came to Kala
mazoo when 20 years old from Scot
land and secured a place in the hospi
tal, whero he remained until taken
ill a few days ago.
The head and stave mill of Watson
Pardee burned to the ground in
Reese, Tuscola county, Thursday. It
had been operated 40 years with no
Insurance and never had a. fire. Par
dee, loses $10,000. One man was
burned about the neck.
An effort was made at the closing
session of the board of supervisors of
St. Clair county Saturday to have the
proposition to bond tho county for
$500,000 for good roads re-submitted to
tho voters at the April election, but
tho resolution was defeated. The bond
issue was overwhelmingly defeated by
tho voters last April.
A third local option fight will occur
in Kalamazoo county in the spring If
the wets are unable to stop it by legal
action. The board of supervisors has
decided to submit the Issue, the com
mittee in its report stating that the
Irregularities pointed out by the wet
attorneys In the petitions are not suf
ficient cause to reject the petitions.
Mr .and Mrs. Solomon Brackett are
dead at their home at Lemon. Two
weeks ago Mr. Brackett was taken
111 and his wife cared for him until
she was forced to give up by sickness.
Monday she died in bis room and he
saw her carried out, and a few hours
later expired. The Bracketts had
been married 60 years. They were
each 80 years of age.
D. E. Turner, of Moshervllle, was
awarded the Gleaners' cup for the
most perfect 10 cars of corn submit
ted to the Michigan Experiment as
sociation at the closing session of its
convention at East Lansing Friday.
Turner's son Glen won the cup for
tho most perfect single car. C. B.
Scully of Almont was chosen president
of the association.
That Lenawee farmers are making
every effort to stock their farms with
feeding cattle following the removal
of the hoof and mouth quarantine was
shown Saturday, when a tralnload of
cattle was received In the county.
Ten carloads from Omaha, Nebr.,
were distributed In Blissfield town
ship alone. It was here that the first
case of hoof and mouth disease in
southern Michigan was found.
Two thousand five hundred men
have gone back to work In the mines
of the Copper Range Consolidated
Mining Co., which has been operating
only on half time during the past four
A short course of military science
at 'the M. A. C. for officers and men
of the state militia Is a new plan for
strengthening of the nation's defense,
which has been mapped out ty Lieut.
John B. De Lancy, of the college. The
matter will be submitted to the state
legislature and Adjt.-Gen. Roy C. Van
BEST OF SANDWICHES
SOME NEW IDEAS EVOLVED DY
Improvements In the Popular Tlt-BIt
Known as the "Club" Have Been
Made Oysters Used in Place
Tea rooms In the big city shopping
districts are serving some new vari
eties of the always popular club sand
wich. While the principal Ingredi
ents remain the same each style of
club sandwich differs from its fellows
In some detail which makes It. dis
tinctive. What is known as a French club
sandwich is served with a toasted
English muffin substituted for the
usual slices of toasted bread. It Is
set down before one garnished with a
few sprays of parsley pressed deep
Into the yielding surface of the half
muffin which tops the substantial fill
ing of chicken, bacon, mayonnaise, let
tuce and sliced tomato. Watercress
is used In similar fashion, the spray
of green In either case being embedded
in the toasted muffin so firmly that it
seems to be a little flower holder.
Two halves of crumpet are used for a
similar sandwich and filled with the
same combination, making a sand
wich still more hearty.
Where toasted bread Is used vari
ety is given to the club sandwich by
reason of some other meat or fish be
ing substituted for the usual founda
tion layer of breast of chicken. Thin
ly sliced duck Is delicious with the
bacon and other ingredients, and tur
key la also another good substitute.
Strips of rare beef, either cold or
freshly cut from a hot roast and
moistened with horseradish may also
be used, and strips of rare steak are
An oyster club sandwich has for
its distinctive feature two or three
large fried oysters. These are laid
on the under slice of toast, sprinkled
with lemon juice and then topped with
two strips of bacon, two lettuce
leaves, a spoonful of mayonnaise and
then the second slice of toast.
. For those who do not care for fried
oysters the oyster club sandwich
comes in still a different form, the
oysters being poached In their own
liquor until tho gills curl, when they
are drained of moisture and used for
the foundation of the sandwich. If
preferred oyster club sandwiches may
be served with Russian dressing in
stead of mayonnaise, as the addition
of the tomato flavor in the chili sauce
is particularly agreeable with oysters,
either fried or poached.
Sardine club sandwich is made
of large boned sardines sprinkled with
lemon juice and arranged as usual
and finely cut lobster, either hot or
cold, offers still another variety.
The egg club sandwich is usually
served with a basis of an egg fried on
both sides, and seasoned well with
salt, pepper and paprika before the
other materials for the sandwich are
added. Hard-boiled eggs, sliced or
chopped, result in a sandwich less
rich. In both cases the eggs should
be served hot.
In most households greater economy
of tlmo and energy can be practiced
by cooking larger amounts of food at
one time, and this means a saving In
the fuel bills as well.
Enough mayonnaise dressing for all
the salads you will make in a week
can be made on one day. It is just as
easy to cook a kettleful of potatoes
that will last two days as It Is to pre
pare only enough for tho midday
There is hardly a vegetable one can
think of that cannot be cooked in
large quantities to advantage and that
will not lend itself readily to warming
over in a variety of ways. And on
those days when tho oven is being
used for baked dishes in which the
vegetables play an important part,
double portions of puddings should
What Is not required that day can
be served a few days later, steamed
over the vegetable pot, and It will be
just as appetizing, if not more bo, aa
If freshly made.
Cook the juice of three lemons and
three oranges with two cupfuls of
sugar, set aside to cool. Soften two
tablespoonfuls of gelatin with milk,
then heat over hot water until dis
solved. Whip two cupfuls of cream,
add the fruit juice and gelatin, stir
until well blended, then pile high In
a deep dish or mold if preferred.
Steamed Dried Beef.
Here la an unusual recipe, but a very
good one. Prepare a spiced vinegar as
for fruit pickles, only less highly sea
soned. Cut very, very thin slices of
dried beef In narrow strips, diamond
or any fancy shape, and cut with scis
sors. Steam the beef in the vinegar
for one hour. Serve hot with toasted
Wash tender celery hearts and put
them into cold water to become crisp.
Mash fresh cream cheese, then add
chopped nuts and chopped olives to
taste. Stuff the celery just before
serving and serve with toasted crack
era. For Removing Machine Grease.
To remove machine grease from
dellc&te fabrics use cold water, am
monia and soap. This will not caus
the color to run.
CORSETS OF STEEL
Cheerfully Worn by Women of
the Middle Ages.
As le the Case Sometimes Today,
Their Thought Was "Anything for
the Fashionable Figure" In
struments of Torture.
Greek and Roman women knew a
device for compressing their waists
which was, In some ways, an equiva
lent of the modern corset Old Homer
tells of Juno "wearing a girdle with a
hundred fringes," and those who :
would doubt that these girdles were !
pulled as tightly as stays may read
la Terence, the great Roman writer
of comedies, a description of a belle
as "not being a young girl liko one
of our own, whoso mother compels
her to tighten her body so that she
may havo a small waist."
The rest of Europe, receiving this
style from the Romans, proceeded as
the centuries went by to turn it Into
a veritable Instrument of torture.
There were corsets of stiff, unyielding!
leather, cramping the torso into rigid-i
Ity. And, worse still, fashion finally'
dictated a corset of metal. Some ex
amples are to be seen In tho Musee
Carnavalet in Paris. Ono is made of
Iron cross-bars securely riveted to-,
gether. Others were forged out of '
two sheets of metal with bole3
punched to make them lighter.
In the fifteenth century Spain be
came mistress of the world and set
its fashions. Then came into vogue
the Spanish basquine. a long, tight cor- i
set made of strong linen and fastened
to a busk of wood or metal. The
menace to health supplied by these
monstrosities caused Henry III of
France Issuing an edict prohibiting!
their use. Montague, frank old pagan
Corset Cover of Steel Worn In Time
of Catherine de Medici.
that he was, could not forbear a word
of admiration at the way in which
the women voluntarily endured in or
der to be in faShion. "In order to
make their bodies Spanish," he wrote,
"what hells will women not suffer!"
Two centuries ago a writer of the
times upon dress, told of seeing at
the Italian opera a singer "whose
waist was painful to look at, for the
lower part of her figure appeared
like the monstrous appendage of a
wasp, united to her body by a slender
ligament" Even in the nineteenth
century there was a Parisian actress
in the music halls of London with a
waist so tiny that spectators are said
to have been in constant expectation
that she would snap in two.
"Bllgglns is a clever story teller.
"Why, he has been telling the same
story for years!"
"Yes. But he keeps you listening.
Every now and then . he manages
to think up another, beginning and
make you believe It's going to be a
For Tourists to California and the South
The exhibit of the new 1915 models is now ready for your
viewing. Women planning their wardrobes for winter resorts
will find their requirements fully met in this display, and those
who Winter North will be glad to get first glimpses of tho com
THE SKETCH shows a new everyday suit In the sty
lish Putty shaded Covert cloth. The skirt .Is In the new
, full flare model and has narrow pleat down right side and
small kick pleat at bottom. Jacket shows the Empire
lines; full belted; Military self-covered buttons down
front; long set-In sleeves, button-trimmed; mannish col
lar with deep scrolls. Peau de Cygne lined. Price $20.00.
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Monte Carlo Still Open.
Word comes from Monte Carlo that
in spite of the war In Europe the little
principality's neutrality Is still un
broken, and the Casino Is open for i
business as usual. This announcement
was received by some of the New York
hotel proprietors, in the form of let
ters from the manager of one of the
big hotels, who seems apprehensive
that Americans may be deterred by
the thought that the Casino de Paris,
the American bar and the Tir aux
Pigeons are not performing their
usual functions. I
He neglects to point out how the j
American can reach Monte Carlo Just '
now In anything like the comfort he j
has been used to, without running into !
somo part of the war. j
George Cohan, at a luncheon at the
Players' club in New York, was talk
ing about a millionaire banker of
sixty-two, whose wife threatened to
divorce him on account of his "ward,"
a beautiful chorus girl of seventeen.
"Home," said Mr. Cohan, in hl3
quaint way, "home is where the heart
is. Well, some of our grand old mul
timillionaires are so big-hearted they
naturally have to have several homes."
A Get-Rich-Quick Scheme.
"There must be some fine business
opportunities in those permanent
trenches of the allies."
"I'd like to be able to operate a
little tobacco store there for a few
At Ninety Walks Ten Miles a Day.
Fourteen years ago two doctors of
Binghamton, N. Y., told William W.
Hemingway that he hadn't more'than
a year to live. Since that time he has
attended the funerals of both, and now
has passed his ninetieth birthday.
"I Just made up my mind to fool
"em," he says. "I started walking. The
first few months I walked nearly two
miles a day. Now, unless the weather
Is bad, I seldom go less than ten miles,
and have often walked as much as
Doctors sometimes stop Mr. Hem
ingway on the street and urge him
not to overdo his exercise.
"I don't know when to stop," he
confesses. "I get up in the summer
usually at four o'clock. Cold weather
keeps me In bed half an hour longer."
"I don't like to see warring armies
call too persistently on Providence.
It savors of arrogance and self-righteousness.
Providence may take re
venge." The speaker was Bishop Lincoln L.
Miles of Duluth. He went on:
"There was once a young couple
that expected a visit from the stork.
The husband was anxious that the
stork bring a girl; the wife was anx
ious for a boy. Being very religious,
both besought Providence morning,
noon and night to grant his or her
"And Providence heard. Providence
granted both prayers."
Had the Usual 8uccese,
"What! Back from the country so
soon? I thought you went up to that
little place where you could get board
for $6 and $7 a week so that you could
mad it all figured out that the long
er you could keep your family there
the better off you would be."
"And yet you're back."
"Yea, I'm back, and say!"
"You couldn't loan me fifty, could
"You really have more money than
you know what to do with!"
"Yes," replied Mr. Dustln 8 tax.
"Why don't you endow some libra
ries or universities V
"I have thought of it But how do
I know the libraries wouldn't circulate
books about the evils of concentrated
wealth or that the universities
wouldn't deliver lectures on the dan
gers of financial aristocracy!"
House Centipede Always an Un
That It Keeps Down Other Smalf
Pests Is Not Sufficient In the
Eyes of the Housewife
Creature of Damp.
The house centipede, particularly
within the last 20 years, has become
altogether too common an object in
dwelling houses for the peace of mind
of many housewives. It is a very,
fragile creature, capable of rapid
movements, and elevated considerably
above the surface upon which it runs
by very numerous long legs. It Is a
creature of the damp, and is particu
larly abundant in bathrooms, moist
closets and cellars, multiplying exces
sively also in conservatories, especial
ly about places where pots are stored,
and near heating pipes.
If it were not for its uncanny ap
pearance and the rather poisonous na
ture of Its bite, this centipede would
not necessarily bo an unwelcome visi
tor In houses, but might be looked
upon rather as an aid In keeping
in check various household pests. Its
appearance In dwellings, however, la
not often welcomed, notwithstanding
Its useful role.
It can be best controlled by keeping
the moist places in houses free from
any object behind which it can con
ceal Itself, or at least subjecting such
locations to frequent Inspection. In
places near water pipes, or in store
rooms where It may secrete itself and
occur in some numbers, a free use of
fresh pyrethrum powder is to be ad
vised. The house centipede is a southern
species, its normal habitat being In
the southern tier of states and south
westward through Texas Into Mexico.
It has slowly "spread northward, hav
ing been observed in Pennsylvania as
early as 1849, and reaching New York
and Massachusetts thirty or thirty-five
years ago, but for many years after
Its first appearance In the latter two
states It was of rare occurrence. It
Is now very common throughout New
York and New England states, and ex
tends westward well beyond the Mls
sisslppi, probably to the mountains. ,
The popular belief is that this centt-t
pede is extremely poisonous, and, as
it belongs with the poisonous group
of centipedes, It cannot be questioned
but that the bite of the creature Is
probably somewhat poisonous as well
as painful, though the seriousness of
the results will be dependent, as In
all similar cases, on the susceptibil
ity of the patient. The poison In
jected in the act of biting is probably
merely to assist in numbing and quiet.
Ing its victim, and in spite of its
abundance In houses In the North, and
for many years its much greater
abundance In the South, very few
cases are "ecorded of its having bitten
any human being, and It Is very ques
tionable whether it would ever, un
provoked, attack any large animal.
If pressed with the bare foot or hand,
or if caught between sheets in beds,
this, like almost any other insect, will
unquestionably bite in self-defense,
and the few cases on record Indicate
that severe swelling and pain may
result from the poison Injected.
Prompt dressing of the wound with
ammonia will greatly alleviate tie
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