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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 3, 1915)
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A Messenger's Mistake Made a
Lasting Change in the Life
' of- Nurse Ewing.
By LESLIE COOMB3.
(Copyright, 1915, by the MeClure Newspa
Nurse Sylvia Ewing was resting.
She sat in her room as Mrs. Bill's
boarding house, sorting over the bas
ket of freshly laundered uniforms,
aprons and caps. She was packing a
suitcase ready for : any emergency
call and she had just completed her
iubil muu Bum away ine exira gar
ments In her bureau drawers when
there came a tap at the door.
"Come in," said Sylvia.
' It was Martha, the maid.
."Please, Miss Ewlng, there's a man
downstairs says he's come for you
to go out to Wlndberry a lady has
been taken suddenly. He's got a car
down at the door."
She handed Sylvia a card and went
Sylvia glanced at It. It bore the
hifr1 ltnriernctatli In naniil vara a taut
words: "My mother has been suddenly
Stricken. Can you come at once?
Adolph will bring you In the car."
8ylvla did not know Richard War
,lng she had never heard of him, but
she supposed it was one of Doctor
Dormaa'i cases. She was surprised that
the cell had not come through the
, customary channel, the doctor's of-
But there was no time for specula
it ion. i A handsome limousine waited
at the curb, and Sylvia donned her
white uniform, slipped on a topcoat,
'snatched up her suitcase and, with a
ihurrted word to Mrs. Bill, went out
and 1 was assisted Into the car by a
trim looking chauffeur. In another
momont they were spinning along the
fine road toward Wlndberry, a charm
n' She was not prepared for the im
posing house a long, rambling pile
f stone broken Into mar.y gables and
with a scoro of red tiled chimneys.
The footman wag waiting In the
lower 'halt. He opened a door and
announced "MiuE Young!"
"A man cime forward to meet her,
There was blank Biirpilse In his keen,
clear face, but lie quickly masked it
and held out his hand,
"I em very glad to see you, Miss
.VEwlne." corrected Sylvia. "I re
ceived your card, Mr. Waring."
She gave him the card Adolph had
preseuttd and he thruat It Into his
"I suppose it is one of Doctor Dor
"Ah no; Doctor Laldltnv Is our phy
sician. Will you coma to my mother's
room now, MiE3 Ewlng?"
"""" Mri Waring had suffered a slight
stroke of pnralyeis; her speech wns
not affected, but 'one arm and hand
Worn nntnli otH 1wlMne--t
She opened her eyes vMicn Sylvia
came to her bedside; and her eyes
wldenod and tho same look of sur
prise that the nurse bud noted in the
sou's gaze was here.
"This Is Mips Ewln;, mother," said
Waring, "olio has come to take care
of you. The doctor has jut tele
phoned that he Is on the way to pay
yon another visit." Ho stooped over
and kissed the pale, lined fnco on the
pillow and tiptoed out of the room,
Tho maid who had been sitting with
her mtsticrs gave the nurse tho paper
with the doctor's dirtctlons und left
fivlvla alnuq with her natlent.
Mrs. Wiring's dark eyes followed
the graceful movements of the new
nurse. One could read disappoint
ment In her cold glance, and some be
wilderment. At last she Bpoke:
"Why did you come?"
Sylvia turned a surprised face to
"Eecsuse I was sent for to take
care of you," she added, with her beBt
"You won't do," Bald the patient
"I'm eorry you dun't like me," fal
tered Sylvia, taken oback,
"I like you w ell enough but you're
1 Sylvia's hands flow up to her hot
cheeks. Her oyes Hashed and then
he remembered that perhaps her pa
tlont was not entirely responsible for
So she made no anwcr, but went
about br duties, and when Doctor
Laldlaw arrived ho found the sick
woinnn reposing comfortably.
Sylvti had cot him once or twice
In the course of her hospital practice
and she knew him Tor a very able phy
sician, llo greeted l.tr pleasantly and
ho thought she detected a gleam of
amusement !n l.U tv;l:illluB glance.
Sylvia relieved him to the door as
b was going. Sio was perplexed.
She relaU-d what tho elolc woman had
Mid lo ber, blUHhlns as she repeated
the doubtful comi;.uent. "It will dis
turb her lo have rr.o her," she added.
"I hardly think so we'll try It out,
anyway," he said cheerfully as he went
As the days passf J by Mrs. Waring
loct her first animosity tewnrd her
nuraa. . J Jt her eyes fr.sihuod to fol
low Sr'vla around tlis room.
''Why docs she cr.ro whotber I am
pretty er vAV the Kirl aBkoJ herself,
impit'csily, "as lng ii; I do my
It we Waring hi-..ne!f who ta
One Apii: ivoin'.'S Mr. Wd.-ing,
lttlni; 'n h chair by tho Bunoy win
dow, vftch.;i t!:c y!rJ us sua oo.'se
lessly puf tk') ruorr to r'.gb'j.
"Wkori. U M'.rt tivngl' aakcj Mrs.
"illse Yeuis? I m orrM I d-n't
know hom you ejettn."
' "Miss Young t tho nvrso wi'Q lias
always, tr-tended wo."
"1'orUaim ho was vngraei on su
"No my cna vA lor you, ll!c
'""Yen, be suit AJolpB wltb t'ie car."
u'lM you cvr mwt my uon before,
, Miss fcwtii."'
8y!v!'a lojk cf iij'ise fH m-iti'
"Why, no, Mrs Waring. Why do
you ask such a Question?"
Mrs. Waring frowned.
"Because you are so pretty," she
said, and remained silent.
Sylvia's thoughts were chaotic. Her
position was growing disagreeable,
and she determined to speak to Rich
ard Waring about it. The son of the
house spent his days in town and his
evenings, when his mother was un
able to see him, were spent among his
books in the library.
It was here that Sylvia found him
that same evening.
May I have a word with you, Mr.
Waring?" she asked timidly, for she
was rather afraid of the handsome, re
"With pleasure, Miss Ewlng," he re
turned cordially. He placed a deep
chair for her in front of the fire and
stood leaning with one elbow on the
mantelpiece. "I'm so gratified that
mother has made such progress under
your care. Laldlaw thinks she may
regain the use of her hand and arm."
"I am glad," said Sylvia, with a
smiling flash of gray eyes. "But I'm
afraid, Mr. Waring, that your mother
Is not quite happy with me." A faint
color flickered In her cheeks.
"Not happy with you?" he ex
claimed. "That Is absurd."
"She asks me why I came and she
Inquires for a 'Miss Young' who has
always nursed her. May I ask, Mr.
Waring, why you did not send for this
Waring regarded her thoughtfully.
Then a rueful smile overspread his
"To tell you the truth, Miss Ewlng,
I did send for her!"
"Why didn't she respond to your
"I'll be hanged if I know! There,
it's out, and perhaps you'll help me
clear up the myBtery. I sent Adolph
after Miss Young and he came back
with you! I supposed she had sent
you as a substitute. I spoke to Doctor
Laldlaw and he complimented your
work, but ho also said that Miss
Young was Idle. Then I put Adolph
through the third degree he declares
that he went to 33 Cypress street"
"Number 33 Cyclamen street!" in
"Cyclamen street? Then he made a
mistake In ti streot and the similar
ity of the names Ewlng and Young
added to his confusion. Our telephone
was out of order that day, and I did
not call her by that means. I am Bure
It was a happy mistake for us." He
"I am afraid your mother does not
think so," said Sylvia. "Under the
circumstances I feel that I ought to
yield my place to Miss Young. It Is
really her case."
"Please do not make any change;
mother 1b whimsical and I wonder if
I may tell you the real reason why
slio prefers Miss Young?"
Sylvia caught her breath. She
wlshod he would not look at her In
that peculiar manner. It made her
heart flutter uncomfortably.
"Pray be frank with me, Mr. War
ing," she managed to Bay.
With the long, curling lashes
against the pink of her cheeks, the
becoming white of her uniform, with
Its dainty cap perched In her red
brown hair, Sylvia was Indeed charm
ing. "My mother Is a woman of preju
dices," be begun, "and when her
brother, In his late middle age, suc
cumbed to the charms of a really no
ble woman of your profession, my
mother became very angry, and from
that date she denounced all trained
nurses as you will pardon me, I am
Bure sirens! She believed them to
be designing, and with a grown son
to protect from their wiles she uttered
a decree that if Blckness required a
trained nurse In her house it must be
one of such homely appearance that
I would be quite out of danger!" He
laughed ruefully, and Sylvia was
forced to join in.
"So mother made a business of
searching for a thoroughly reliable
nurse, whom she might call In when
sickness should ovortake our family,
and she finally discovered poor Miss
Young, who 1b plain and middle aged
and devoted to the memory of a long
deceased lover. She is a faithful soul
and we are fond of her. So you see
your coming here was to my mother
"How absurd!" cried Sylvia. "But
now 1 am convinced that my presence
here could only worry her, and- you
must promise me you will Bond for
MIbb Young at once."
Sylvia Hushed through the door and
vanished up the stairs.
An hour later Miss Young appeared,
tall, raw-boned, strong-vlsaged, a
woman of kindly hoart and skilled In
her profession, Sylvia bade goad-by
to Mrs. Waring with some relief. To
hor surprise the Invalid pulled her
face down close to her pillow.
"You are going, Miss Ewlng," she
whispered, "but I feel sure that you
will come back some day. I've
watched you a long time and Richard
has confessed to me, and if fate has
ordained that he Is to marry a
trained nurse I'd rather It were you
than anyone else In the world!"
The poverty-stricken artist gnawed
at bis last crust of bread.
A thump resounded on the door.
With a cry of Joy he Bprang to his
" Tls opportunity knocking," he
said, and opened the door.
"If you don't pay me that $7 for
back rent, out you go," thundered his
Life Is full of one thing after an
other, after all!
"After being defeatod he stepped
right up and admitted ho was wrong.''
"But was ho?"
"I don't know."
"Thtu why did he admit being in
"I think It Is becauso he would rath
er be known ns a game loser than
"Here's a man predicts that movie
shows will eventually bring J5 a seat."
"We'J, tl.iiwss have a wuy of ovvuiug
up. I suppose then we can see grauj
opera for a nickel."
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VlCW or THE
THE ancient fortress of San
Juan de Ulua, which Oeneral
Carranza kept for a time as
his official residence and which
he has decreed shall no longer
be used as a military prison, stands
well out ln the harbor of Vera Crua
and Is joined to the main land only
by a narrow breakwater. The fortress
was built by the Spanish conquerors of
Mexico and for many years has been
used by the Mexican authorities to
Imprison military and political offend
ers. When the American forces occupied
Vera Cruz a correspondent explored
the prison from the topmost ramparts
to the deepest, darkest dungeon be
neath the sea, and this is the story he
Grim, gaunt and forbidding, rising
sheer from the blue inner harbor of
Vera Cruz, there lies the castle of San
Juan de Ulua, a name which Is whis
pered In terror throughout Mexico.
There are tales of Its dungeons and
labyrinth of secret, passages; there
are tales of a quiet and secluded open
ing along the sea wall, where, In the
shadow of night, straining forms have
slipped shapeless bulks in sacks over
the Bill to the tongues of the lapping
waves sacks which struggled and
screamed in terror and the black
waters have been cut by the lightning
rush of triangular (Ins as the sharks
claimed their human prey; and more
tales, of firing squads at break of day
facing a bullet-pocked wall; and still
other tales of men Immured within the
walls ln their youth and their names
forgotten when the burial squad car
ried the remains from out the reeking
A launch carried the visitors across
the harbor to the castle. The way
winds about to the northward. En
trance was gained Into the shallow
moat, where a landing was effected on
the counterscarp steps which lead to
the outer defenses of the brldgohead.
Fortress Is Ancient.
The fortress is an ancient one, of
the Vauban type, yet every twist and
turn, every ramification and addition
of art of defense, portcullis and draw
bridge, caponuters, machicolation, bas
tion and keep, all are there.
t. An arching bridge leads across the
moat to the main part of the castle.
The waters of the moat are of a pe
culiar green clearness, yet with the
Impression of Bllminess.
In places the walls of the fortress
are crumbling with age, white and
ghastly, the color of long-Imprisoned
faces, and two-Inch silts ln the ma
sonry's ponderousness tell of the only
glimmer of light which finds Its way
Into dungeons. A suggestion of mod
ernne88 is added by the larger ports
which are barred with imbedded iron
rails, yot even they are flaking away
with the rust caused by the Bait air
and the salt sea.
Within the irregular-shaped walls
lies the parade ground, of sunken and
fallen granite and flag, worn deep In
places by the tread of a host of for
gotten feet, and ln crevices, as though
ln an effort to lend a gleam of cheer to
oppressiveness, nature has made grass
to struggle for an existence.
In the Musty Cells.
The officers ln charge directed that
the main cell gate be opened, and the
prison proper was entered. Under an
archway the light of day became a
gloom, and within the first gate there
lay another entrance, within the bars
of which an evil-looking prisoner re
mained as trusty.
At the rear of this reception cham
ber there rose the barred and cross-
Love and Human Nature.
"Love?" he repeated again, relaxing
his huge body slowly and Hinging one
log over the other, "I've seen as much
of love as the next man, ln more
places than most. I've never be.cn
mixed up with It myself not with the
real thing. But most things are mixed
up with It. You'll believe that I don't
read poetry. If you poople could ever
get the beat of lite you'd get it with
prose. Imagine fitting human beings
black or white into a Btanzalc
form! I rcallied that young. I've
seen people make love all over the
shop. I'm not denying it's effective.
Hut the one thing I've never seen it
do Is really change a person. That's
why I don't believe all the things
they tell me the poets say about It.
Time and ogaln I've Been the trick
tried; and time and again I've seen
the woman or the man slump back
Into the shape Qod made 'em In."
From a story by Katharine F.
Oerould, ln Scrlbner.
The beginning of excellence la to be
tree from error.
barred grille of the great cellroom, at
whose rounds there clung a hundred
whitened hands, while half as many
pallid faces pressed -against the iron
and peered wonderingly at the
strangers ln khaki.
A musty, damp odor emerged from
the entrance and struck the visitors
full In the face. Then, as the Interior
was gained, the mustiness became an
odor, the odor a stench, and the stench
overwhelmingly repulsive nauseat
ing. The only light came from far
above, through grilled openings ln the
lofty, vaulted ceiling; and the light
struck only upon a tiny spot directly
beneath, while the rest of the cavern
was plunged in a deep darkness,
through which shadowy forms seemed
Prom the main cell, which is prac
tically four long vaults connected by
archways, some of the lesser cells were
entered, and then the dungeons. There
Is a small cell reached by a ladder,
neither high enough for a small man
to stand erect ln nor stretch out full
length. It was vacant at the time, but
there was a crust of bread in the cor
ner. The dungeons are long, low cells,
with barred gate at one end and blank
wall at the other, Through the gloom,
straining eyes could dimly make out
drawings and writings on the walls.
Here and there a roughly drawn cross
told of a release from suffering a re
lease which came not by the hand of
Dungeons Under Sea,
The old trusty, careful to explain
that he had been there but nine days,
asked other prisoners about the en
trance to the subterranean passages to
dungeons under the sea then pointed
More rusty keys were called Into
trial, and, finally, a grim passageway
was unbarred and we looked In. Tho
darkness was so dense that the faint
light of a modern oil lantern seemed
unable to penetrate, and a slimy, slop
ing footway led onward and disap
peared Into blackness. The stench
was there, too, more horrible than
above, and the dampness and the mus
tiness. A step within, close to the dripping
wall, and a metallic jangle sounded;
the lantern flashed to the loft showed
a dangling chain, handcuff on end,
which had been brushed against. No
one seemed to know where the pas
sageway led, the mud was deepening,
the light dim and the place ghostly. A
further advance, with growing chills
running adown the sptuo, revealed
cells, cells chains, chains and a
freshly mortared block of stone at tho
end of the wall. And here exploration
Canary Returns Like Cat,
For two months "Snooky" went ad
venturing. He saw the other birds
out ln the free air playing, and so he
left home. Mrs. Whltbeck, manager of
the Barbara apartments here, was
the heartbroken owner of the missing
canary. The cage was left open for
"Snooky," who was a prize bird. Late
In the afternoon, following his long ab
sence, "Snooky" found his way home.
He chirped and pecked at the window
pane and then flew back Into his cago.
His head was cut and scarred from at
tacks of other birds. San Francisco
Dispatch to Los Angeles Times.
The Real Objection.
Your objection to special privilege
probably Is based on the fact that you
are not permitted to enjoy it. To
Easy to Effect Saving.
The prospect of a rise In the price
of mustard should not cause much
consternation; ts there any item on
which a saving could more easily be
effected? The head of a famous firm
that has built a fortune upon the man
ufacture of mustard once confessed
that the money came to him not from
the mustard we use but the mustard
we waste. Not one of us but proves
the truth of the statement every ttme
we use the mustard pot and uuh down
on the side of our plate flvo times tho
quantity we are likely to eat
Mrs. Styles I want a new dress
for the opera, dear.
Mr. Style Well, there's $500 for
"Why, that wouldn'tpay for half
"Well, that's about all you need for
the opera, Isn't it?"
Can't Use White Lead.
Laws prohibiting tho use by painters
of white lead or products containing It
have become elective ln France.
AIR NEEDED IN ICE BOX
Provision for Proper Circulation Is as
Much a Necessity as Supply of
It Is astonishing how little the aver
age housekeeper knows about lco
Some women seem to think all there
is about ice is to bave the man put it
in the refrigerator. Others, more care
ful, think to save the ice bill by put
ting some kind of covering over the
True, the Ice does not melt so quick
ly with the cover, but then again, since
It does not melt, It has no cooling ef
fect Unless Ice melts it Is useless.
The faster it melts the colder the Ice
The most important feature of a
good refrigerator Is ample facility for
a free circulation of air when the box
Is closed. Cool air, being heavier than
warm air, sinks. The warm air rises,
For this reason the coldest place in
the refrigerator is the bottom and not
the Ice chamber, as so many people
think it is and consequently often put
butter or milk directly In with tho ice.
There must be suitable passages to
allow the warm air rising from the
things placed In the refrigerator to
flow to and over the Ice at the top, and
for this same air when cooled and
purified by the melting Ice, to return
into the food chamber.
The circulation continues until the
temperature is equalized. While this
circulation proceeds the ice melts
rapidly, but when the temperature Is
once equalized the Ice melts very
slowly, that Is, if the door fits tight.
It will pay In the end to keep the Ice
compartment well supplied with Ice.
It should never be less than one-quarter
full. , The Ice melts faster, and
with less cooling effect, when the sup
ply Is low.
KITCHEN HINTS OF MOMENT
Proper Receptacles for the Preserva
tion of Food Meat When Roast
ing Should Be Kept Covered.
Everybody does not know that food
In general should not be allowed to
cool ln tin, copper or iron. It must be
placed while hot In agate, china or
well glazed eathen ware.
Green vegetables should be dropped
Into boiling water to which a pinch of
bicarbonate of soda has been added.
Put ln salt when the article Is half
If you have covered a pan ln which
meat Is to be roasted never open It to
baste the meat Keep" It covered from
start to finish. The idea Is that the
pans are filled with Bteam, which pene
trates the fibers of the meat If de
sired to brown the outside leave the
cover off for the first half hour ln a
The shank bones of mutton, of so
little general value, If well soaked add
to the richness of gravies and soup
When boiling haricot beans or dried
llmas do not put in the salt until they
are nearly cooked, otherwise they are
apt to spilt and come out of their
skins. They should be brought to the
boiling point, that water poured off
and fresh boiling water poured over
Whipping Cream Should Be Cold.
Often the housewife finds that the
cream she has will not whip. The de
partment's dairy specialists point out
that to obtain satisfactory results In
whipping cream It should be cold and
of the right thickness, containing
about 30 per cent or more o.' butter-
fat. Ordinary cream, designated as
coffee cream by the trade, Is alto
gether too thin to give good results
The whipping cream, as delivered by
the milkman, contains 30 to 40 per
cent of butterfat. Thoroughly chill
the cream before whipping by placing
it In a covered bowl on the ice The
whipping process Is also aided and
hastened by standing the bowl In a pan
of Ice water.
Three pounds neck mutton, two ta
blespoonfuls pearl barley, two table-
spoonfuls minced onion, two table
Bpoonfuls minced turnip, two tahle-
sponfuls minced carrot, two table
Bpoonfuls minced celery, two table-
spoonfuls salt, one teaspoonful pepper,
one tablespoonful minced parsley,
three quarts cold water. Remove
bones and fat from mutton, cut meat
small and place with vegetables and
seasoning, except parsley. Simmer
three hours after coming to a boil,
then thicken with flour and add pars
ley. Beef Tea Meat.
Remove all gristle and fat from meat
Intended for beef tea. Place these
trimmings In a pan with sufficient wa
ter to cover them, and add any vege
table to band cut up small. Allow to
simmer, then add the meat from the
beef tea. Simmer for four hours, then
strain through a hair sieve and pour
the liquid into a mold to set. When
cold it will be a nourishing Jelly, suit
able for Invalids. The vegetable used
must be quite fresh.
Pound six bitter almonds and boll
In three pints of milk, add half a tea-
bpoonful of salt and three tablespoon
fuls of sugar. Heat separately three
eggs, adding the stiffly frothed whites
very lightly to the y.ilks. Let the
milk cease boiling, remove from the
ure and whisk In the eggs till all Is
a foam. Serve hot r small bowls
For the Tea Tabic.
Cookies, jumbles, and small cakes
are in constant demand on the tea
table, and where there are young chil
dren In the family two or three find
their wav into the school lunch box
pnnh riav. To make th s- sniall cakes
requires time and patience, but If
success rewards the eTorts tne coo
does not regret the time spent
Mix together one-half pound of flour,
one-fourth pound each of butter and
sugar and two eggs Add a small cup
ful of milk and one tablespoonful of
baking powder. When well mixed put
In a cupful or more of grated cocoa-
nut Bake In small buttered tins ln
i moderately quick oven.
KEEPING BABY WELL
ESPECIAL ATTENTION NECES
SARY DURING HOT WEATHER.
Many Ills May Be Avoided by Watch-
fulness on the Part of the Moth
er Government Expert Gives
Advice Worth Heeding.
(Prepared by the Children's Bureau, U.
S. Department of Labor.)
Summer complaint," or diarrhea. Is
one of the most dreaded ills which
may befall the baby.
It Is the principal symptom of va
rious forms of indigestion, some of
them mild and some very serious. But
any undue looseness of the baby's
bowels should put the mother on guard
At the appearance of diarrhea, the
city mother should take her baby to a
good doctor. If she has no doctor, she
should go to the nearest Infant welfare
station, where a competent physician
will advise her as to the care of the
baby, and the nurses in attendance
will help her carry out his directions.
In the country, where It is very dif
ficult to get the advice of a doctor,
the mother has a harder problem. Be
cause she is out of the range of infant
welfare stations, hospitals, and, often,
of physicians as well, It is most Im
portant to prevent every attack of Ill
ness possible, by careful attention to
the baby's food and general care.
A pamphlet which may be of help to
the country mother is "Infant Care,"
sent free to anyone mailing a request
to the chief of the children's bureau,
U. S. department of labor, Washing
ton, D. C. This- pamphlet- contains
simple directions for the care and
feeding of the baby, and suggests
some ways of dealing with various
The healthy baby usually has one or
two bowel movements a day. If this
number is Increased to four or more
it 1b time to take measures against
It Is well to remember, however,
that the bowel movements of a baby
fed entirely at the breast are normally
more frequent than those of a bottle
fed baby, and that a slight Increase ln
the number of movements Is not so
serious a matter to a baby at the
breast as to one artificially fed. A
baby fed at the breast does not usu
ally have diarrhea, and when such a
baby shows signs of digestive disturb
ance, it 1s usually because he Is over
fed, either he is nursed too often, or
at Irregular Intervals, or is allowed
to nurse too long at one time. When
he does have diarrhea, the time be
tween nursings Bhould be Increased
to four hours, and the time at the
breast reduced to five or ten minutes
If the bowels continue loose, tho
breast should be withdrawn entirely
tor several feedings, If necessary, giv
ing the baby instead cool drinking wa
ter at frequent intervals. In this case
the mother should pump her breasts at
the regular nursing times, both to
keep them from drying up, and to pre
vent their caking
Bottle-fed babies are the moBt fre
quent sufferers from summer diarrhea,
and this fact furnishes another strong
argument In favor of breast feeding.
Diarrhea ln a bottle-fed baby Is also
best treated by reducing the amount
of food. The bottle should be omitted
for 8, 12 or 24 hours, according to
the severity of the attack, and in place
nt the milk should be given as much
holled and cooled water as the baby
Food should not be withheld for
more than 24 hours, without the ad
vice of a doctor When the bottle Is
resumed, the food should be much
weaker than before; water Bhould be
substituted for at least half the milk
previously given. The milk should be
skimmed, and the sugar omitted
The return to the former feeding
should be made gradually by adding a
little more milk each day and begin
nlng to add sugar. The more severe
the attack has, been, the more slowly
should changes be made.
If the baby Is on "mixed" feeding,
that ts, partly breast and partly bot
tie fed, the bottle feedings should be
omitted If diarrhea appears, and the
breast given once In four or five hours,
with nothing but drinking water be
Diarrhea Is much more frequent In
July and August than ln the cooler
months of the year, which fact has
earned for It the name of summer
complaint." Accordingly the mother
should use every means In her power
during the hot- weather to keep the
baby cool. In the heat of the day the
baby should wear only a diaper, with
possibly one other thin garment.
Frequent cool sponglngs and at least
one full tub bath each day, plenty of
sleep, and a constant supply of fresh
air will help to protect the baby from
the excessive heat, and keep him well
Cook one cupful of boiling water,
four tablespoonfuls of butter, table
spoonful of sugar and one-half salt-
spoonful of salt until the butter
melts; add one and one-half cupfuls
of pastry flour, stir until the mixture
leaves the sides of the pan, remove
from the fire, cool and add three large
unbeaten eggs, one at a time, beating
thoroughly between each addition,
Press through a pastry bag on but
tered and Floured tins, bake about halt
an hour, cool, cut a slit ln each and
fill with raspberry jam.
Wash one cupful of sago and soak In
three cupfuls of cold water for two
hours. Cook till transpatent and add
one cupful of grape Juice and one cup
ful of sugar. Turn Into a mold and
serve very cold. Currant Jelly may bo
substituted for grape juice by thinning
a tumblerful of the jelly with one cup
ful of boiling water.
Slice thinly green apples and onions,
sprinkle with Hour and brown In but
ter, using equal quantities of apple
and onion. Place In layers Id a bak
ing dish with buttend crumbs, season
lth lemon juice and finish the top
with buttered crumbe When the
crumbs are brown the dish li ready to
Doctor Greeley Claims to Have
Believes They Multiply In Mucous
Membrane of Nose at Beginning of
Disease and Thence Penetrate
Dr. Horace Greeley of Brooklyn re
ports to the Medical Record that he
has discovered the long-sought mi
crobe of smallpox. He found "an ap
parently identical organism" from the
vesicles of twenty-five cases of suc
cessful vaccination, from a like num
ber of cases of undoubted chickenpox,
and from five cases of recognized and
From Doctor Greeley's technical de
scription of this new microbe it may
be gathered that It is Bpherical and
from 0.3 to 0.6 microns (of 0.000117 to
0.000234 inch) ln diameter. It Is ln
the form of multiplying spores,
which just before division assume the
shape of a figure 8, with a nucleus ln
each half. These develop Into branch
ing masses with spores at the end of
Doctor Greoley has grown them in
cultures. He belloveB they multiply
on the mucous membranes of the nose
at the beginning of the disease, and
the spores when shed penetrate the
blood vessels and are wafted to all
parts of the body, "landing ln the skin
capillaries, where conditions of lower
temperature and more light, perhaps,
favor further proliferation. In this
connection we should remember how
the eruption favors the face and
Doctor Greeley concludes that vac
cinia and variola are Identical, the dif
ference being that "vaccination pro
duces a local and at most a lymphat-
lo infection, usually stopped at the
nearest chain of glands, and repre
sents the Inoculation of an organism
directly derived from a different spe
cies of animal, and therefore probably
of low relative virulence, while small
pox Is undoubtedly contracted
through the respiratory tract and is
due to one derived directly from an
animal of like Bpecies which, as
shown, through spore formation,
passes Into the blood and is thrown to
ARE LOADED WITH THERMIT
Incendiary Bombs Differ From the
Ordinary Missile in Character of
Their Destructive Power.
Incendiary bombs differ from ordi
nary explosive bombs ln that they are
Intended not to scatter fragments
over a wide area, but to produce sud
den and intense heat at a given point,
thus starting a fierce conflagration.
W. A. Tilden describes in Nature
one of these bombs, a picture of which
is reproduced here. His description
is as follows:
The bomb, as a rule, is conical, of
ten-inch diameter at the base, corded
round, and has a metal handle at tho
Section of Bomb.
apex (see cut). The base Is a flat
cup onto wlhch a pierced metal fun
nel Is fitted, having the Ignition de
vice " and handle fitted at the top.
The funnel is generally filled with
thermit, which upon Ignition gener
ates Intense beat, and by the time of
the concussion has taken the form cf
molten metal of the extraordinary
high temperature of over five thou
sand degrees Fahrenheit. The molten
metal Is spread by the concussion.
Outside the funnel Is a padding of a
highly inflammable or resinous mate
rial bound on with an inflammable
form of rope. The resinous material
creates a pungent smoke.
There Is generally some melted
white phosphorous in the bottom of
the cap, which develops nauseous
fumes. In some cases celluloid chip
pings are added and occasionally a
mall quantity of. petrol.
Peculiar Effect of War.
Capt. Eugene Bourassa, a military
officer ln Montreal, who ln private life
controls a clothing Btore, states that
the war has caused among his patrons
an average expansion of chest meas
ure from 36 to 40 Inches. This is
true not only of those ln active serv
ice, but of all the citizens. Ho ex
plains it on the ground that ail the
men are mentally and physically pro
paring for service now or in the fu
ture. Nothing Doing.
Madge Papa Bays that capital is
very timid on account of the war.
Marjorie Nobody knows that bet
ter than I do. I've flirted with half a
dozen rich young men since the war
broke out and I haven't had a slug!
"Do you understand the language of
flowers?" said the sentimental youth.
"No," replied Miss Cayenne. "I
don't know that I should care to bave
my conversation regulated by the kind
of vegetation that happened to bs ln
Another for Home Use.
Ovuar What a sweet voice your wife
has. I had occasion to talk to hit
over the phone this morn!r.;.
Heiny Ah, that explains It Vou
heard only her phone Tolce.
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