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BY EDNA EG AN.
ROUTE heard of crusades
more rrnsadea to trv to induce
of fashion " corsets About the
only thing which such campaigns have
accomplished is the manufacture of
sensible corsets, and even this move
may have had more to do with fashion
than with, hygiene. While there are
isolated cases of women who are ap-
isuiaixu aoco vi nuiuoi v cuo euy
parently comfortable and sightly with- ficnlt a11" consequently more helpful
out the corset, the majority 01 woman- "
kind feel that they cannot exist with- 311
sat the support Which the well-fitted f
It would be almost too much to
rftrSKttlfta proper posteEftWhen one sees these
could give up the corset, but tnere is litilA f ... ...t.j
no reason why the- natural armor of Y curved Wfc In T
muscles cannot be developed to the a curved back and sunken t in
. betterment ot . womankind generaUy, tumd ovPe? J. curled up in the"
and to make the corset not an abso- cha , th , :
mtenecessity. Younger girls who haxe J?w.J?.0'.8loafll'
not accumulated the fat and unshape-
chemise frocks are kind to the unlaced
figure. They should be encouraged to but
develop the muscular corset so that bet
they will not need the support .
ngid shaping of corsets which the.r y
.mothers need now.
woman, as nature lnxenaea ant
does not need a corset, but genera
tions of abuse have made the corset
necessary. These same generations
;tave played havoc with the vital or
izans. esnw.ia.Hv those- of the abdomen,
'Normally the abdomen should not pro-
trade, nor should it lie flat, but shoutd
have a convexity which in the well
cause the corset has been but an arti-
ficial support to the abdominal
muscles, it? removal jneans a sagging
o! these muscles, a consequent accu-
L atinr, nf f ,t rdin abdoiuen
i thus tne necessity ior more ngiu
of the rorPt XTU
WW, the building UP Ot tne SO-
called muscular corset not only makes
'Qe wearing of artificial support unr
pessary, but it reacts on the figure
nunetaTinnesa that swes witn COO a .
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h'jr.niTioc3 thof ortoc! TiriT n rrtrtf
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"caim ana proper Dearing. Jiiven u
you have no intention of discarding
be corset nermanentlv vou will nat
,mai,aniw W1 win nit 1X1
fegret the cultivation of the natural
corset in your body. Instead of a rigid
;age. your outer corset, after muscles
lave been strengthened, will be but a
Seutle moulding agency upon which to
aaag your clothes. You will be abla
! indulge in all sonts of athletics
Without a corset when the day is hot,
"r its vressnrR annova vou without
'eelirjz tired without it. Trv the cer-
once a day, and if you
jwtfeei arx entirely different woman,, . place that iXwarm not hot becoming way is found. Your neigh
ce who can hold herself is nature ito oU is. satisfactory for shoes bor may look very attractive and fas-
ended ri,a eriv
Of course, the exercise, are taken.
COrsctl ... -u. t.
"tit. Aini in n rnnm TT7 n orn t norn in
tay of fresh air.
, " "ui" ""'' "
0r liifi Rtandinfr mrprM fpf.t
wodd oe together, body well-poised,
i fughtly drawn in. The first exercise
iur aanas ciaspea behind tne
Tkhodv i h sinwiv flPBt tn
cue sid, th, In tHVrr: r l r:r:,."
-6 uwog aeep and regular while this
15 being done. -
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- -i.uy iauscies whieh means their
ag the body so that the left arm Is are harmful to leather.
flight in front and the rieht back, which contain sulphuric,
ftrsy. the exercise, right arm front or oxalic acids, turpentine,
VM" sure to hronth
Wh?r - " is.PL T .i:,,; iht 'ffi attfie tU tttlrelf es Vetaa gito tt fadal iood looto. The foolish girl can use
nC?s'rse toeb is claimed, clearsthe skm, feat -lu
ttpaad it as hierh as tioRBihl. At and mar soon result in its rum. Is capea w' i,.rV und iiff r; w
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raising of thcf- diaphragm- muscles as
you do this.-
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using the-.upper arm to help by
the body. Repeat oh
Lying on the-back, raise the body to
sitting, position and turn as far to ona
side as possible, then to the-other side,
It will make these exercises more dif-
J au.muiae. ia&e
fonilS board and place one end on
"r u'c it num supping, ana
uio.uyvd cAciuiscts on it wiui
g t XoS
Vdo your SpportSg foou
abdomen & shouldSs!
cl will hold-yo erS if yo? only
a enanjCe you oaiy-
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AR demands leather leather
soldiers , shoes, leather for har-
nees, leamer lor equipment of
?in.d! .J,11 . country
"X urPius inat we can
. any of it; and it is
IZ? e tor and
preserve it properly. In the army and
out' we all .wear -shoes. If w7 nS-
v.. - ii . . uuul
will not need so many new Snes!
, u'muic ior others.
iAatiPr ntirJ twpp- laWotn.. 11..
Ullit6d gtates Department of Agricul-
turn ran he utnizcwi A.-JL zTt
walkSi . .. . ... "
Shoes should, be piled or greased
wucucver xcaujjid ut?SiXlB IO
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nnrn nr nrv j npv Knnmn ra hinv..ii
tiinT.ft1te.1iv nriH thpn all tho fr
warm, water, the excess water being
uvx "w" uu wiui
taken off with a dry cloth. While the
shoes aire still wet, and warm apply
the oil or grease with swab of wool
or flannel.t It is best to have the oil
or grease about as. warm as the hand
can bear and it should be rubbed well
into the leather,, 'preferably with the
nai-m Tf neci8lrv. the oil can be ap-
plied to dry leather but it penetrates
1fiA,"fat.t"eT is wet After
treatment the sfcbear.should be left to
uastor ustuij, w. .
i.t--4.-m -, . n9
that are gg Zi?Zl
UB suwuiureu. " : a
the shoes and boots more water-prooi,
hPPf tailOW .may UC auucu t,v, auj vr
. T ati ir rk?
tZ at te rate of a half
nf ffiHnw tn a nint of oil. The
,edge of the'ifeoie and the welt should
grease caritfot be applied to these
... , . nf mown9 hA
r.JS -,7. .7::
resistant .r to swab them occasionally
J litl-l n spttins them aside to
Wltb imseed o-l. setting them aside W
ntit common shoe nolishca
nhT. volatile tol vents nave a ten-f
it more liable to cracs,
more "apxo cracs.
It is poor economy, too, to wear a
ON'T read while facing the sun
light, and don t allpw the sun
to shine on the printed page.
This dims vision, and if con
tinued daily may damage your eyes
Wear an eye shade if necessary, and
if moderate light irritates your eyes
wear amber, smoked or green tinted
The best light for reading- purposes
should fall upon the printed page over
the left shoulder.
The light should be even in quality
and intensity, and not Jerky or flick
ering. Do not try to read in a dim light or
in the pale,, sickly twilight.
The strain on the eyes may not bd
felt until vision is seriously impaired.
Do not trust your own judgment as
to the strength of your eyes. Nature
is patient and long-suffering and tries
to be accommodating under trying cir
cumstances. You can deceive yourself for a long
time, but you will suffer in conse
quence. Bring the book up toward your -eyes
not your eyes down to the book.
Hold the article you are reading op-
posue your eyes so mat a line trom
Don't get the eye-washing habit If
von feel the need of an cta wash vrr
eyes probably require other treatment,
Do not neglect the earliest symp-
torn of fatigue of the eyes.
Evesieht is too valuable tn llfp tmA
happmess to be treated with careless-
aeas or mmuereuue.
Every one's eyes should be exam-
men annuaiiy. jreopie wno wear
glasses neea uie ezanunauon quite as
uc" BI Ir0436 DS.e eyes nave evep.
xT A. x : . .. ... .
, , y a lcl
layer get nearly cold Before put-
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UPFS under the eyes can some- that by means of another mirror op
times be helped by the f dljow- pbsite that on her dressing table shti
ing massage treatment: TJse can see herself in every nosition. This
both hands, place the finger tips
directly beneath the eyes, press gently
around the outer corners and upward,
following the contour of the eyes. Try
tMs movemnt flfty times a
ERY essential things that de
serve more attention than is
generally accorded them are:
Good and well-made corsets,
dainty shoes and boots and a supply
of well-fitting gloves. No giri or o-
T.F.iiim tn u vn
bo neglects any of thea three to-
rr wiCAWT Kothe am u..
IH scenting with som of the es'
IX II tii eTtmnia
drops -of oil of lavendar in a
tub or warm rwUl give a frag
riUil,uuu' , oT lorAo. tur t
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FnuH.i uaivs wteuuiu. luviiii! m ii .1
rosemary is a pleasant combination.
irat be taken not tn
much at a time, or the odor is unpleas-
, ' -j- r
ant. A teaspoonrui is a large quan
tity for a tub.
HE girl with a high forehead
muBtMujs ucr air aown a lit-
tie: the girl with fine temples
and a lovely forehead ahou lt
arrange her hair so that these htn,i.
ties are displayed. The thing to do to
secure a becominar way of hai nrua.
ing is to experiment until the most
uui xiictY iudil vci Y uuractiTe nni fo.
inot, wlf, ,D ' v,0f. " A r:r
like a picked chicken. W the cleTe?
nm9n ia.vjror. o s
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vxa -00 aaa aa sw duwuau uui uuau&c
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HEN the eyes are inflamed, irri-
tated and red xrom exposure to
j . a .
the sun one of the best reme-
dioa is to frinentlv hath ft thAni
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with a boric louon. warm water
should be used and any desire to ruo
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dashing this lotion on them. The so-
shonlA not he 8tr0ng. A mill
Quantity will be more effective if use.
three o"r four times H day.
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T IS lmpossioiB i" w iw
one's best unless tne touet tauis
has a brilliant light above It It
is mortifying to discover small
straying iar and errors
wisps .By.vhif,h .tirelv es-
itioh 'iathe Bemidarkiies-
A clever woman ha her
is one reason why she is rarely seen
with "yawning" between bodice and
skirt, slimnses at netticoats throueb
plackets and the back of collar badly,
NSTEAD of nibbling at choco
late between meals, the girl
who wants a good complexion
9 J 1 Ail ax. - 1 - 1 '
.sins and apples. Oranges are excel-
lent for both the complexion and the
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BQOiua suDsuuiie seeaiess rar
would better be adopted' in lieu of
coffee, which yellows the skin as rap
idly as oranges will whiten it.
OR a red nose eat only the sim-
f-T piesi iooa, avoiamg sweets or
1 any great quantity of acids.
the nose are frequently caused by in
Tf:. i -u
'i" wi"w"w "eu.i,'
gall with a mixture of half a dram of
ana morning ana mgni Datne tne or-
muriate ot tannic acia, an ounce or
glycerin and one and a half ounces of
the glycerin until dissolved, and the
acid is then added. When all has
blended the rbsewater is added. The
lrHvh ah mil d he allowed t.f rtrv rn
,:Tl ' T rs
yvueu an nas
ASQLINE is godd for washing
hair which has nst its root ia
the scalp ot the wearer, as is
the case with many of the puffs
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pomyuuui ot me present day.
S ftS VlffloS SSJT' tT
Vthf wfal ? LV.e-.
" ! v DUttlupOOB
ner tresses witn soap and water she
waairo. hAn. nuir. vsrit-h 1- . .
rraauca eaouiuie. It IS
a fact that the youth and beauty of
me pun is reunnea tnrough the me-
dium of gasoline
lJ'NlThe woman who ic h,-.
having a beautiful complexfon
ia advised to take, plenty of
pure onve du. .Besides bi7i
u?lw me mm woman
olive oil Is sain to Je one of the btst
skin beautifiers to e had a -ti"
beautifiers to e had. a table-
spoontul should -betaken three times
a aay ai nrfc axiu uiejaqae increased
gradually,- If tne taste .of the nil
64awui"ii:. JLJTm-V w u
seem uiJCvyi uisi IMS a
gqoa pian w tae a pmcofpi saltbe-
fore and after the dose or if that does
not; prove to be sufficiently effe'iuve
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one has only to contemplate the mar-
velous gain in facial good looks. The
oil, it is claimed, clear; the skra,
brightens the -eys and fifls out tne
1 1 1 late between meals, the girl &r J
iN ounce of edible meat Itan
meat, fat and lean, suet or fat
trimmed from steak, chop, o?
roast seems naraiy worm sav-
ing. Many households take just this
view of the matter do not trouble
10 pui sucn an msignincant scrap inu
the ice box or soup pot do not bother
o save ior cooKery a spooniui or two
of drippings or a. tiny bit of suet or
AmeVican families on the average
wastes each day only one ounce of
edible meat or fat, it means a daily
waste of 1,250,000 pounds of animal
food 456,000,000 pounds of valuatl3
animal food a year. -
At average dressed weights, It
would take the gross weight, of over
875,000 steers, or over 8,000,000 hogs
bones and ail to provide this weight
of meat or fat for each garbage pail .
HINK of all the people you know
who sit around bewailing the
cruelty of fate, and talk about
what they d do if oniy tney nan
chance. But to stand un and take
one step toward the goal of whicn
they converse so enthusiastically
seems to lie entirely outside of their
plans and specifications.
A girl who was not brilliant nor
beautiful, but who by the simple
means of Deing tnorougniy iui-
in her work and that of tne omi.e
where she was employed, progressed
into-fhe enviable position where ncr
thirtv-five dollars a week.
Her first advancement was gained
through a very Simple device. Her
firm kept a list of customers and pur
chasers, but frequently tnere was
flpnitv in discovering which customers
VQf1 nii2ht lot No. 203 and which lot
No 70g so quietly, in her leisure
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OT1t rwhicb. she manufactured oy
o7ti her lunch hour in two and
postponing her going home from 6 to
fl-301. sne lUStaiieQ a auUUlB en-
r catalogue system. Not only
w j , .
were customers alphabeUcally filed,
Ahout the time she jgot that done, she
made her system, triple by installing
o set Jl icwiuo w -
r .1...vi,.fin,.1i atnmprs.
This girl preceded the day of "effi-
clency" and good management but
hor firm recognized the quality or
ThArft lSIl t One OX US WnO CanUut
tmnsDort himself from the foot of the
MdeTup Tiew Of the rungs, but it
requires actual thougnt, grave esot
and stubborn determination to keeD
and stuDoorn aeterminauon w eep
on cumoing wnen progress goes aoout
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a sixteenth of an inch at a time.
Having no point on her pencil when
she is sent for to take-dictation is the
type of blunder which a stupid and
foolisb rfrl can nse for her own dc
for her own dec.
Being on the job means having
your pencils sharpened and . yoor
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ENTERTAINING THE SOLblEilj
BY LUCILLE DAUDET. sired in a man. -Therefore, when T rv
HERE is a lure in brass buttons,
beyond the shadow of a doubt,
4fAvm 1a onK
o troef mrtvATrAvnMif A-n matti.
brehess of civilian clothes. But even
more of an improvement is the new
man himself. He is erect, bright of
eyes, and tinged a delightful tan. Now
the average American in the service
of his country is all that can be de-
or kitchen sink. If the bones and
butcher's waste are eliminated, these
figures would be increased to 1,150,000
catue ana s,vuuw,uuu nogs.
But every1 household doesn't, waste
an ouce of meat or fat every day.
very wen make it one out of a hun-
drefl families, but keep in mind that
an meat allowed to spoil and all meat
and fat rendered inedible by improper
Of wvv vuMO MU4UiU 111 Uw L WJt
every other day or one a month. Sucn
waste still would be unendurable,
when meat is scarce and when fat is
of such -vital food importance to many
Waste of meat or fat is inexcusable
Every bit of lean meat can be nsed in
soups, stews, or .in combination with
cereals! every spoonful of fat can be
employed' in cookerv: everv bit of
drippings and 'gravy can be saved so
easily ana used to add flavor and
nourishment to other dishes.
The United States Department of
Agriculture, Washington, D. C, or
your State agricultural college will
tell you how to use bits of meat o
make appetizing and nutritious dishss
and how to use left-over fat in
g , .
cu,;c nn M,.nWc tw WJVVu
Stains on blankets and other woolen
materials may be removed by using a
mixture of equal parts of glycerin and
th tsin Ut
it stay for half an hour" or more, then
wash it out,
n-a mr);ni trn net. lACft. take
a strong thread and needle auJ
buttonhole stitch loosely length-
wise in every mesh. Having
finished one row, turn the lace around
and buttonhole in every buttonhole
which was just finished, doing this
until the tear is mended.
OMMON yellow soap can be used
even more effectually than rub
ber mendine tissue to repair a
torn place in a garment. Wet
the cake of soap, rub it over a piece
of the goods and after placing it
smoothly over the rent press with a
moderately hot iron. Soap will also
temporarily stop a leak in a gaspiy
or in a wooden washtub.
RfSHE nervous woman should cultl-
Mil vate a fondness for celery, as it
UN has a soothing effect on the
nerves. Eat it once everv day.
oftener if possible
This can easily be
managed by having the celery hearts
for breakfast and dinner as a relish
and the tougher parts converted into
a vegetable for luncheon nd, a soup
trm LACK lawns, percales, dimities
I 4 and all mourning prints will n?c
IE Jl run or fade if spirits of turpen-
tine in the porportion of one
tablespoon to, each pailful of water 4s
used in rinsing after the dress is
wasueu. iu bame wilu pjittUB.
underskirts. Gum arable water, geia-
tin or thin glue-water is recommended
instead of starch for black dresses.
OT olive oil will relieve the lame
ness in the feet which is caused
by long standing. It is also ex
cellent for a skin which has
been made hard and dry by exposure
to the weather. A little oil rubbed in
to the skin at night makes it soft and
sm6oth. The ancient Egyptian beau-
ties knew its value and used it almost
altogether as an unguent
S a medicine, salt has a wide
ranee of possibilities. A weak
solution of hot salt water used
frequently as a gargle is one jf
the best remedies known for sore
mutual, m iio luuiuicui otofec. xuc
win act as an irritant and thus defeat
the end in view.
fTWIT Is a
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bad thing for an adult to
K M I Ine olr, ia njnrea f1T- A
t UUl ohiid Tn mt hnrt th time
rest and repair is to stunt the growth
irreparably. Therefore, says Sir
James eriehton Brown, the Enelisa
nhyslcian Barents should set their
faes flrmif agamst home studying,
mind as well. . It reduces itself to tne
simple terms ofthe old parable of the
wise virgins' whoe la
filled and ready to light,
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beware the lure of brass buttons, I-'
do sot mean to Imply anything at ail
deroeatorv to the ttijiti of thft hour. T ? V:i-t I
&m Milt lltMin fiiTlTI? fiATTIA hftlnflll arti5J
vice to the impressionable "nappe,
"with her propensity for mere surface
Let ua take, for a typical instance,
Mrs. Blank's dance given in honor of
the "boys." The girls, with precious
few exceptions, are unanimous in
their judgment of the guests of honor.
"Adorable," "fascinating," "charm
ing" no adjective is too extravagant
to describe the uniformed beaux
Needless to say, the interest does not
halt at extravagant description. Thee
follow the embryos of - friendship, in- 5I,
fatuation even, sometimes with ulti- l
mate satisfaction, to the parties mc&t .i;
concerned; sometimes not, -.
You see, the point is this. Mrs. 1
Blank is doing the patriotic thing and Lj
a very commendable thing when she -j
entertains Uncle Sam s first line. As
hostess under any other circum
stances, she is more or less responsi
ble for the introductions and the ac
quaintanceships that come of her ef-
forts. But when she extends her hos-
pitality first to me unnorm ana nex. ij;.
to the men, she need feel no qualms J ,U
of conscience should unfortunate "A
friendships ensue. The entire respond
sibility rests with the guests alone
and their ability or inability to cxer
cise good judgment
XU ICWlllUlCUU 1 CttUlUg llO vUB. "j
the person would be anything but j
feasible. For readings of that sort .J.fy?
are not within the capabilities of any
but the most experienced. Theretore. IvV
little flapper, if LieuienauL John Jone J '
strikes vonr fancv. nroves to be Terr Mi
xKAntiv. t - netera. et cetera, well.!
jive him permission to call; and then
leave the reading to your parents. Bat
wf ahnx all thinee. aet the Imnres-
Sion that just because he is in the ser ;
vice of the dearest country in tne
world to you, he is also a man of ir
reproachable character and reputai
tion. In nine cases out of ten he may i
be every bit -of that; but have you any
assurance that his won't be the tenth
And now, in lighter vein, there are
endless little "puzzlers" that crop up
under this new regime. One of them
is this: Let us take for example agate
Mrg Blank.s dance where possible fc-
troductions are made. But there at
instances of where an unpresented
seaman will ask the favor of a dance.
Ana in a I may ue a rcauj bcwh-i
"puzzler" to some. Well, the English
rule holds good here; and that is tnat'J
where all are guests under the samel
roof; introductions are not absolutelFlj
necessary. However, should the ac
ouaintance not prove agreeable, it is
quite proper to forget it at any time.
A simple application of the ordinary
rules of etiquette will in the majority
of cases obviate social difficulties
under the new order of things.
But before the sflbject of brass but
tons and young ladies is brought t9
close, listen to a wee bit of advice -neciailv
necessary under the circum
stances. Everywhere we are hearing
When books are taken home thc,h
studying is, as a rule, done at nighty
and brain work at night is almost nw,.-
to poison tne cniia s sleep, ropomg jJ
of the repairing power sleep ought tcH
have. "The present increase in nerv
ous and mental diseases noted by ixl,
cent observers is largely due," say1
Sir James; "to insufficient sleep. ' i;
It would be wiser to let the childreru
learn less u tnereoy a Deiter oraiKj
power is insured for the future." ; Jj
HE lover of onions who cannov
refrain from her favorite disF
even when she is going lnt4
company should at least u
to remove the unpleasant odor, it v
little parsley is chewed or a glass' of?
milk is drunk the disagreeable od5?,
will generally not be noticeable. Kin"
ing the mouth with myrrh and wate'i
or allowing a charcoal tablet to dis'j
solve on the tonsue is also helpfuL ii
T took a woman to think of j!
clothes line cleaner, which is
new addition to household coh i
veniences. Nobody but a womaft
realizes the amount of dirt which' i
clothes line may catch without regari
to the amount of care bestowed upo-
The device is a little double semt-
ting brush with surf fibre bristles
m such a manner that they close tc '
gether and reach every part oKtfc:
clothes line as it slips between themi
tc-m, hmsh hrV--h a fi.nM.i,7.
ends to the full depth of the 'fad
tip and ia rn.mdAd n th AtM
ties and is rounded on the outsiq
edge so that the two brushes, whlc ! .
are hinged ogether, open and sb
easily. Two spring strands keep
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irurn suppmg uui oi me nana. rr i
trT t j ' . I
iwijj icci ivro causea usually I i
poor blood circulation, , po4 f
wuiwpar or excessive perspiT!
tion, caused more by nerrou
ness than warmth. Woolen stockin k
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afA 'IIIO'H tA tanHflF foof onrl -i .
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the time. It is necessary to f requer
ly change the stockings. If one' c -
stand this treatment there is litt
danger of cold feet: First putV
feet in water as hot as can convei ;
ently be used, then rinse in : cc s
water, put on warm stockings and cl '
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foot powder in the shoes, as it assfc !
in taking up any moisture. Cayen
pepper sprinkled in the shoes
give an artificial warmth, which b'?
can adopt while going a long,- cc I
distance. a 5i
Keep cakes in the cellar in a tin . be (
with two or three apples in to ke "
them moist When you want to t
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the"boar4'and roll, oyer.