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Tests for Clothing Material
Djr lU U, S. Department of Agrituliure,
Whon buylriK ntnjil clothing iimtorlnlii, If you nro not n good Judgo of
quality, It In on excellent Men to look nt several pieces of (ho wunu typo of
mntorlnl but with different prlcon nnd compare tho weight, color, nnd llrmncsH
of wcnvo. Huch n comparison will often ctnphiiNlicu tho fact thnt tho most
exponslvo plcco In not necessarily tho hunt quality. It mny ho tho season's
most fnshtonublo color nnd weight, nnd Its high prlco prohohly Is duo to slight
violations In tho finishing mid tho llcotng popularity of llio stylo.
Thoro hits boon u tendency to nbuso tho prnctlco of asking for samples
from dros goods departments, but nt times n Hiunplo Ih (julto Justifiable, ns It
will lvo tho opportunity for homo touts. Cotton nnd linen nro affected by
odds nnd vory slightly nlfectod by iilkillos, while tho rovorso Ih truo of wool.
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TE8TINQ SILK BY BURNING.
811k on right, heavily loaded with mineral matter, keeps Its shape after
burnlno vvhllo the ash of pure silk, on left, crumbles.
Tho alkalies found In tho homo nro washing sodas and tho washing powders.
Tho olllco of homo economlcH of tho United Stales department of agrlculturo
suggests using tho following Klmplo teat to determine tho amount of cotton In
a mixed fubrlc:
Add four tnbloHpoonfuls of washing soda, or flvo tublespoonfuls of wnsh
Ing powder, to a pint of noft water. Tho washing soda should bo rolled to n
powder boforo measuring. Bring to boiling and add sample, which should bo
about ono nnd ono-lmlf Inclum hqunro. Doll carefully, to avoid spattering, for
IX) mlnutec, adding water at IntervalH to replace that lost by evaporation.
Transfer sample to cold water and rub between tho lingers. Tho wool, which
Is gclutlnlzcd by thu boiling, will disappear on rubbing and tho cotton thrends
will bo left unchanged.
Houiewivei Warned of Short
That housewives mny bo protected
ngnln.it short weight practices of
wagon peddler, Chlengo'H city scaler
Iiiih Issued a tablo of weights of vego
tublos to I ho peck and busliol.
Warmer weather Im coming on nnd
with that tho wagon verniers of tho
vcgotublo needs of tho family nro be
coming moro numerous on tho streets
and alloys. Tho sealer warns against
ptirclniHo by measure, which Is pro
hibited by ordinance, and advises that
every housowlfo Insist that tho com
modltles ho weighed.
Ho advises Hint tho following list
bo cut out nnd kept In n handy placo;
Numbor of pound to tlio pook.
Apples 12 l'oachos ,...13
Hoatii, groon and I'cnnuta, sreon. &V4
trltiR 6 Peanuts, roasted 6
JJeans, wax .... 9 roars U
llleans, enstor.. .11V4 I'oaa, dried 15
Deans, white.. ..15 1'coa, green, In
Ileets 15 Pod II
Carrots 1254 I'otatoos, Irish. IS
Cranberries .... 8H Potatoes, weet.l2V4
Cucumbers .....U Quince 13
Gooseberries ...10 llutnbagas 12H
Hickory nuta...lV4 Bplnach S
Onions Htt Tomntoos 14
rarsnlps UW Turnips 13
Tho bushel weights nre, of course,
Just four times tho figures given
Unnecessary to Slit Crows'
Tongues to Enable Them to
Learn to Talk It Is Cruel
Tho organ of tho Agassis society
Ins n discussion by prominent
bird authorities concerning tho old Idea
of Hllttlng n crow's tonguo to muko
'tho bird talk. Tho following Is nb
I "It Is a common practlco In tho West
to catch tho young birds In early Juno
nnd pin co them In u cage, whero they
tecomo very Initio nnd usually talk as
well iu a parrot, Many people keeping
fbeiio bird Imvo bullovod It nacossary
to silt their tongues beforo they could
learn to talk. This Is wholly unneccs
nary nnd cruel and should bo prevent
ed by law.
Tho discussion of slitting crows'
tongues Is relegated to tho-mcdlovnl
Umbo of belief of the III luck of pen
cock feathers; of dragon flics sowing
up ono's ears; of whisky for snnko
bite; of mnn-eatlilg sharks) of rab
bit's feet nnd the number 13; of going
under ladders, spilling salt nnd break
Sheep Around tho World.
The world's census of sheep runs
to well over -150,000,000.
The common vegetables becomo un
common and unusual when served. In
n now way or with n now garnish.
Press hot boiled potatoes through
n rlcer, nnd for each quort ndd n ten
spoonful of salt nnd four tablespoon
fills of butter. Add hot mlllo nnd
cream to muko of tho right consist
ency and pllo Into n baking dish.
Brush over with n whlto sauco nnd
sprlnklo with buttered bread crumbs.
Set Into n hot oven nnd bnko until
Hot Potato Salad.
Boll n hnlf-dozon potatoes and
sllco whllo hot; fry thin slices of ba
con, (half n cupful), cut In bits until
brown. Pour off nil but two table-
spoonfuls of fat nnd Into this stir ono
tablospoonful of Hour; mix ono-aunrtcr
of n tonspoonful of mustard with a
quarter of n teaspoonful of salt nnd
n fow dashes of cayenno; stir nnd mix
until woll blended then add n half-
cupful of mild vinegar ; lot the ircn
lug boll ndd thu bacon bits, a small
As of ton n wo thought of her,
We thouKht of a (ray life
That made n quaint economist
Of a wolf-haunted wife;
Wo mudo tho host of what shs bore
That was not ours to bear,
And honored her for wearlnir things
That wcra not things to wear.
Thero was a distuned In her look
That made us look nicnln;
And If tho smiled, we mlglit bcllovo
That wo had looked In vain,
Itarely shu rarno lnsldo our doors,
And had not long to stay;
And when sho loft, It seemed somehow
That sho was far away.
And once, when we had nil foraot
That nil Is hero to change,
A shadow on the commonplace
Was for a moment strange.
Vet there was nothing for surprise.
Nor much that need bo told:
I.ovo, with Its (rift of psln, had given
More than one heart could hold,
Edwin Arlington Tloblnson,
In Yale Itevlew,
Governors' Terms of Office
From One to Four Years and
Salaries $2,500 to $12,000
Tho governor's term of office vnrlcs
In different slates from ono to four
yenrs. Massachusetts Is tho only
stnlo thnt hns n ono-yenr term. The
following states hnvo two yenrs: Arl
xonn, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecti
cut, Georgia, Idaho, Iown, Kansas,
Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebras
ka, Now Hampshire, New York, North
Dakota, Ohio, Ithodo Island, South
Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee,
Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin. The
following states have four years: Ala
hnmn, Cnllfornln, Dclnwnro, Florida,
Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana,
Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Mon
tana, Nevada, New Mexico, North
Carolina, Oklnhomn, Oregon, Penn
sylvania, Utah, Virginia, Washington,
West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
Tho snlnrles of tho governors range
from $2,000 to $12,000 a year. Tho gov
ernor of Nebrnskn receives $2,000 n
yenr. Tho governors of Maine, New
Hampshire, Ithodo Island, South Car
olina nnd South Dukotn rccclvo $3,000
a yenr. Tho governors of Arlzonn,
Arkansas. Dolnwnrc, Nevada, Tennes
see nnd Texns receive $-1,000 n year.
Tho governor of Maryland receives
$4,000 a yenr. The governors of Ala
bama, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida,
Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana,
Michigan, Missouri, Montnnn, New
Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Vir
ginia, West Vlrglnln nnd WIsconslu
receive $5,000 n year. Tho governor
of North Cnrollnn receives $0,000 n
year. Tho governors of Massachusetts
and Indlnnn receive $S,000 "if year.
Tho governors of California, Now Jer
sey, New York, Ohio and I'cnnsylvn
nln receive $10,000 a yenr. Tho gov
ernor of Illinois receives $12,000 n year.
This Planet Has Experienced
a Great Many Glacial Periods
One often hears of "tho glacial peri
od" or "tho Icy ago" of tho earth, but,
strictly speaking, this expression Is
not correct. It Is now established be
yond nil reasonable doubt that this
planet hns experienced not ono but n
great ninny glacial periods. Evidence
has been found which proves thnt tho
latest, or Pleistocene glacial epoch, had
sovcral Important subdivisions nnd
that nil of tho present continents hnvc
experienced glacial epochs nt different
nges. Great Ico sheets wcro formed
nt different periods back of tho Pro
terozole nge that Is, tho ago of tho
oldest known sedimentary rocks, n
great ninny million years gno.
shredded onion nnd tho potatoes.
Sorvo very hot.
Shred cnbbugo very flno nnd drop
Into boiling water, cooking flvo min
utes; drain nnd season with n tablo
spoonful of chopped onion, a llttlo
hot vinegar, butter, salt nnd pepper.
Lot stand nn hour In tho wnrmlng
oven, then serve.
This Is n very good relish which
may bo mndo In small quantities, or
canned nnd kept nil winter. To ono
quart of cooked choppod beets ndd
ono qunrt of chopped cabbage, two
cupfuls of sugar, ono tublcspoonful
of salt, a teaspoonful of pepper, n hnlf
tenspoonftil of cayenno, nnd ono cup
ful of freshly grated horseradish; ndd
vinegar to malto It of tho right consist
ency. This Is canned cold.
Split milk crnckors BntTdlp them In
Ico water; put Into n hot oven with n
bit of butler on top of each nnd when
tllCy nro WCll miffed, dron n annnnfnl
ot jolly on each and acryw.BL once.
MORRIS BROTHERS, Inc.
The Premier Municipal Bond House
MORRIS DU1LDINC, 309-311 Stark St.
Government and PORTLAND, ORB. Established Over
Municipal Bonds Phone Bdwy, 2151. Twenty-Five Year
Life In the Dead Sea.
In ono of tho Jericho hotels there
was preserved a declaration Jointly
signed tho samo year by ovor a dozen
tourists that they Baw fish actively
swimming In tho Dead sea. At many
spots along tho slioro thcro aro places
In which acres of reeds and many
trees flourish, and at such spots ant
mal llfo and bird life arc abundant.
Jinks "You don't mean to say your
wlfo wants to sell that prlzo toy tcr
rlor you bought fer her?" Blinks
"Yes, sho does." "Why, I thought that
toy was said to bo tho smallest dog In
tho world I" "That's tho trouble. It's
so small sho keeps mistaking it for a
Nobody can Tell when you
Darken Gray, faded Hair
with Sage Tea.
Grandmother kept her hair bcautl
fully darkened, glossy and attractive
with n brew of Sago Tea and Sulphur,
Whenever her hair took on that dull,
faded or streaked appearance, this
simple- mlxturo was applied with won
derful effect. By asking at any drug
storo for "Wyeth's Sage "and Sulphur
Compound," you will get a largo bottle
of this old-time recipe, improved by
tno addition of other ingredients, all
ready to uso, for about 50 cents. This
simple mlxturo can be depended upon
to restore natural color and beauty to
A well-known downtown druggist
jsays everybody uses Wyeth's Sago and
Sulphur Compound now because It
darkens bo naturally and evenly that
nobody can tell it has been applied
It's so easy to use, too. You simply
dampen a comb or soft brush and draw
It through your hair, taking ono strand
at a time. By morning tho gray hair
disappears; after another application
or two, it is restored to its natural
color and looks glossy, soft and beau
tiful. This preparation Is a delightful
toilet requisite. It is not intended for
tho cure, mitigation or prevention of
Keeps Cheese Fresh.
Moisten a sheet of wax paper with
vinegar, wrap tho checso tightly in it,
then wrap with another paper; tho
chceso will keep for days without get
ting hard. Tho vinegar doesn't affect
tho tasto of tho chceso at all.
CORNS LIFT OUT
You corn-postered men and women
noed suffer no longer. Wear tho shoes
that nearly killed you before, says
this Cincinnati authority, becauso a
fow drops of frcczono applied directly
on a tender, aching corn or callous
stops soreness at once and soon tho
corn or hardoned callous loosons so it
can bo lifted out, root and all, with
A small bottlo of freezono costs
vory llttlo at any drug storo, but will
positively tako off overy hard or soft
corn or callous. This should bo tried
as it is Inexpensive nnd is said not
to irrltato tho Burroundtng skin.
It your druggist hasn't any freezono
toll him to get a small bottlo for you
from his wholosalo drug house. It is
flno stuff and acts llko a charm overy
Seemed Like Wasted Time.
Markets for a short tlmo during tho
war woro not doing any delivering.
Mary, ngo flvo, ono night nt bedtime
was saying tho Lord's prayer. Coming
to tho part "Dollvor us from ovll,"
sho oxclalmcd, "Mother, what is tho
uso ot praying for that, thoy won't
dollvor a thing In this town."
MEN AND WOMEK TO MAKE THE
MOST MONEY sell NltO (Eaenjy)
LAUNDHY TA 11 LETS; the first laundry
all clothes spotlessly clean AIISOLUTELY
wituuut uuiiuiNu; nunareas or suc
cessful agents handle NRO products ex
clusively because they sell fastest and
repeat oftenest the blfffeit money
makersthe easiest sellers; secure agency
by writing today for particulars nnd
samples to U. B. BALES COUl'OHATION,
625 Market St, San Francisco.
la the bitKelt, moat perfectly equipped
Uuilneaa Tralnlnar School In the North
weat fit yourself for a bifber poaltloa
with more money, rerraaaeut poiltlooi
eaaured our Oraduataa.
WrUe fer eataler Fourth and Yaahtll
Wc cat too much meat wliich
clogs Kidneys, then the
Most folks forget that the kidneys,
llko tho bowels, get sluggish and clog
ged and need, a flushing occasionally,
clso wo havo backache and dull misery
in tho kidney region, severe headaches,
rheumatic twinges, torpid liver, acid
stomach, sleeplessness and all sorts of
You simply must keep your kidneys
active and clean, and tho moment you
feel an ache or pain in the kidney re
gion, get about four ounces of Jad
Salts from any good drug store here,
tako a tablespoonful in a glass of water
beforo breakfast for a few days and
your kidneys will then act fine. This
famous salts is made from tho acid of
grapes and lemon juice, combined with
Ilthio, and is harmless to flush clogged
kidneys and stimulate them to normal
activity. It also neutralizes the acids
in tho urlno so it no longer Irritates,
thus ending bladder disorders.
Jad Salts Is harmless; Inexpensive;
makes a delightful effervescent litbia
water drink which everybody Bhould
tako now and then to keep their kid
neys clean, thus avoiding serious com
plications. A well-known local druggist says he
sells lots of Jad Salts to folkB who
believe in overcoming kidney trouble
whllo It Is only trouble.
Don't Forget Cutlcura Talcum
When adding to your toilet requisites.
An exquisitely scented face, skin, baby
and dusting powder and perfume, ren
dering other perfumes superfluous.
You may rely on it becauso one of the
Cutlcura Trio (Soap, Ointment and
Tnlcum). 25c each everywhere. Adv.
Jest and Joke.
A Joke is often rougher-and less
delicate than a Jest, as a practical
Joke, but jest often suggests more of
lightness or scoffing than a joke, as to
turn everything into jest Joko is tho
word to use when action Is Implied,
whllo jest is generally applied to some
Tho "Black Death," or "Black
Plague," was also known as the "bu
bonio plague," and was a scourge In
Europe and Asia in the years between
1334-1351, when millions were swept
away by tho scourge. It has recurred
from tlmo to tlmo sinco then, but
never so severely.
V sxM Granuleted tyelias,
l8IJl y inflamed by ex po
rn va fure to son. Dost and Wind
r lt. quickly relieved by Mcrlne
, V C?SI EyeHeaedy. No Smarting,
4f lust Eye Comfort. At
Your DruggUti or by mail 60c per Bottle.
For Dook ol the Eye free "rite tu
Murlno Eye Remedy Co., Chicago.
SNYDER'S DETECTIVE AGENCY. Ex
pert finger print nnd Bertlllon system;
men and women assistants wanted every
where. 4431-A Easton, St. Louis, Mo.
From Suffering by Getting
Her Lydia E. Pinkham's
Pittsburgh, Pa." For many months
I was not able to do my work owing to
a weakness which
and headaches. A
friend called my
attention to one of
threo bottles of
Lydia E. Pinkham's
V ogotable Com
pound for me.
After taking two
bottles I felt fino
and my troubles caused by that weak
ness aro a thing of the past. All women
who sufTcr as I did should try Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound."
Mrs. Jas. Rohroerg. 620 Knapp St,
N. S., Pittsburgh, Pa.
Women who suffer from any form of
weaknesses indicated by displacements,
inflammation, ulceration, irregularities,
backache, headaches, nervousness or
"tho blues," should accept Mrs. Rohr
berc's suggestion and give Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound a
For over forty years It has been
correcting such ailments. If you ,havo
mysterious complications wrlto for
advice to Lydia E. Pinkham Mcdiclno
ft T.vnn. Mass.
P. N. U.
No. 10, 1919