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About The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 4, 1904)
NOVEMBER 4, i04
An WHat They Mean
When Old Mother Nature gives you
a "whack" remember "there's a rea
son" so try and say "thanit you" then
sot about finding what you have done
to demand the rebuke, and try and get
back into lino, for that's the happy
place after all. Curious how many
highly organized people fall to appre
ciate and heed the first little, gentle
"whacks" of the good old Dame, but
go right along with the habit whatever
it may be that causes her disapproval.
Whiskey, Tobacco, Coffee, Tea or other
unnatural treatment of the body, until
serious illness sets in or some chronic
disease. S'omo people seem to get on
very well with those things for avhllo,
and Mother Nature apparently cares
but littlo what they do. Perhaps she
has no particular plans for them and
thinks it littlo use to waste time in
their training. There are people, how
ever, who seem to be selected by Na
ture to "do things." The old Mother
expects them to carry out some depart
ment of her great work. A portion of
these selected ones oft and again seek
to stimulate and then deaden the tool
(the body) by some one or more of the
drugs Whiskey, Tobacco, Coffee, Tea,
Morphine, etc. You know all of. these
throw down the same class of alkaloids
in Chemical analysis. They stimulate
and then depress. They take from man
or woman the power to do his or her
After these people have drugged
for a time, they get a hint, or mild
"whack" to remind them that they
have work to do, a mission to perform,
and should bo about the business, but
are loafing along the wayside and be
come unfitted for the fame and fortune
that waits for th'em if they but stick
to the course and keep the body clear
of obstructions so Jt can carry out the
behests of the mind. 'Sickness is a call
to "come up higher." These hints come
In various forms It may be stomach
trouble or bowels, heart, eyes, kidneys
or -general nervous prostration. You
may depend upon it when a "whack"
comes it's a warning to quit some
abuse and do the right and fair thing
with the body. Perhaps it is coffee
drinking that offends. That Is one of
the greatest causes of human disorder
Now then if Mother Nature Is
gentle with you and only gives
light, little "whacks" at first to
attract attention, don't abuse her con
sideration, or she will soon hit you
harder, SURE. And you may also be
sure she will hit you very, very hard, if
you Insist on following the way you
have been going. It seems hard work
to give up a habit, and we try all sorts
of plans to charge our ill feelings to
some other cause than the real one.
Coffee drinkers when ill will at
tribute the trouble to bad food, ma
laria, overwork and what not, but they
keep on being sick and gradually get
ting worse until they are finally forced
to quit entirely, even the "only one
cup a day." Then they begin to get
better, and unless they have gone long
enough to set up some fixed organic
disease, they generally get entirely well.
It is easy to quit 'coffee at once and
T,a11 ' hy havinS well made Postum,
with its rich, deep, seal brown color
which comes to the beautiful golden
brown when good cream is added, and
the crisp Snap of good, mild Java is
there If the Postum has been boiled
Jong enough to brlngrit out. It pays to
be well and happy for good olcLMother
Nature then sends us her blessings of
inany and various kinds and helps us
to gain fame and fortune. Strip off the
handicaps, leave not the deadening
habits, heed Mother Nature's hints,
quit boirig a loser and become a win
ner. ShejjtfH.help you sure if you cut
SSt the hin$ ttt keep you back.
There's ajreison" and a profound one.
Look inlachpackagaforlacopy of
toe famoiw'llttle l6dic,;'The (Road to.
A. J. Recipe for malting vinegar of
cider given in another column.
Anna M. Set your dishes of vege
tables in a pan of hot water, and
they will not dry out.
Housewife Two recipes aro givon
for mincemeats In another column.
Mincemeats should bo mado a week
or more before it Is to bo used, In or
der to have the flavors well blended.
Beginner Unless the recipe states to
the contrary, the Hour, sugar, spices
and soda should be sifted before
measuring. A teaspoonful of unsifted
flour will usually make, twice as much
in quantity after it is .sifted, and
many fail of having success with
recipes because of this.
Hostess For a homo dinner, tho
platter containing the turkoy should
bo placed on a napkin in front of the
carver. TLo Individual plates should
bo a little to his left; as tho portion
is served, the plates should bo passed,
age taking precedence, unless there is
a guest, when ho should be served
first. A roast should bo Berved hot.
Agnes B. Thanksgiving would
hardly be recognized as such without
either pumpkin or mince pie, or both,
and your mincemeat should bo pre
pared at least a week before tho pies
are to be made. Cranberries, In some
form, are also a Thanksgiving dish.
Let the gelatin stand In cold water
half an hour, then pour boiling water
over it. A given amount of liquid
requires less gelatin in winter than in
Hattie For rolled sandwiches cut
bread that -a about a day old into
slices lengthwise of the loaf, and very
thin; have your meat chopped fine,
or beaten to a pulp; rub the yolks of
three hard-boiled eggs to a paste with
three tablespoonfuls of melted but
ter, a little mustard, and lemon juice,
if liked, season with salt and pepper,
mix well with the meat, spread on the
thinly-sliced broad and roll as you
would jelly cake. . Toothpicks may bo
used as skewers.
Mrs. S. J. Meats and raw vegeta
bles should be run through a chopper
if intended for soup; many people
cook both meat and vegetables until
stewed to pieces, then press through
a fruit or vegetable press, or even a
flour sieve, which makes tho soup per
fectly smooth and free from lumps.
Put Into the soup kettle every scrap
of meat, vegetables or cereals left
from other meals, being careful that
nothing Is In the least Boured or
Fannie L. The currants should bo
rubbed .with the hands until all tho
stems are separated, then put Into a
colander and water poured over them
until all stems, gravel stones and
sand are washed off, then scald, drain,
spread on pie tins and stand in a
cool oven with door, open until dry.
Bessie B. Henna is the name of u
small shruD which is found In the
East Indies, and on the Mediterrane
an coasts, and tho leaves of which
are used for coloring the finger nails
and other parts of the hands and feet
an orange-red color, which is sup
posed to add to the beauty of tho
Egyptian women and Mohammedan
women of India. For bleaching blonde
hair use a teaspoonful of salts of tar
tar to a basin of warm water, washing
the hair well in this and rinse In clear
water to which a pinch of borax has
been added. Or wet the roots of tho
hair dally with a solution of a tea
spoonful of bicarbonate of soda to a
pin of water, using continuously.
S'ome shades of brown.
Subscriber Walnut dye is a very
unsatisfactory thing. The roots of
your hair would be continually show
ing up the natural color. Better to
use the; sage tea treatment recom
mended a few weeks ago. This will not
only darken the hair, but will strength
enfit as! well. 'Tho recipe 'was given
I Spend the First Dolkr
I will pay for your first bottle of Dr.
There are no conditions. .Nothing
to deposit Nothing to promise. Tho
dollar bottle is free.
Your druggist, on my order, will
hand you a full "dollar's worth and
Bend me the bill.
hmr n, i1W,,?.lf R ",,,,,n. Prchaps.-thJn Boison that you may lenrn
7,n ,S ?p "dofftUvo strengthens tho inriiik m-rvM-tho nerves hat con"
trol the vital organs. That you may know lor yourself, at ler a fair Jreo tct In
cine. Not a narcotic or u (loudening drug but a trenkth-bulldlntr llle-lnmlrlncr
tonic that gives IastluK power to the very nerves that contJol lie ! vital procKS
Dr. Shoop s Restorative
lot.h?2!,orrIcV,f bus,ncS8 vo left their scars on your goon" health; If careless ha
ffhImdV.?ifwreck:V yur ncc, your courngo In waning; If you lack
vim, vigor, vitality If you arc ; beginning to wcur out; II your heart, yo iirllvor.rour
stomach, your kidneys, mlsbchavc-thls private prescription of a physician of
thirty years standing wij strengthen the ailing nerves-strengthen them farm
lessly, quickly, surely, till your trouble disappears.
Oaly one out or every 08 has perfect health, of tho
07 tick ones, boiiio aro bcd-rldden, some aro half rick,
nd lorao aro only dull and listless. liut most of tho
sickness comes from a common cause 'J ho nerves aro
weak. Not tbo norves you ordinarily think about not
the net-res that govorn jour movoments and your
thoughts, jjut tho nerves that, unsuldcd and on
known, night and day, keop your heart In motion
control your digestive apparatus rcgulafo your liver
operato your kldnoys. 'iheso are tbo norves that
wear out and break down.
It does no good to treat the ailing organ tho Irrccu
lar heart tho disordered liver tho rebellious stomach
tbo deranged kldnoys. 1 hoy aro not to blame. Hut
uo back to tho nerves that control tbcin. There you will
find tho seat of tbo troublo.
There Is nothing new about this nothing any phy
sician would dispute, ilut It remained for Dr. hhoop
to apply this Knowledge to put It to practical uso,
Dr. bhoop's llcstoratlvo Is the ro suit or a quarter
of a century of endeavor along this line. It does not
dose tbe organs or deaden the pain Lut It dors go at
once to tho nerve tbo Insldo norvo tho power nerve
builds It up, and strengthens It, and makes It well.
Dont you sco that this Is new In racdlclno? 'I hat
this Is not tho more patchwork of a stimulant (ho
mere soothing of a narcotic? Dont you see that It
goes right to tbo root of tho troublo and eradicates tho
Ilut I do not auk you to take a single statement of
mine I do not ask you t believe word I say uatll
you have tried my medlclno In your own home at lay
expenw absolutely. ould I olicr you a full dollar's
worth f reo if there wore any misrepresentation? ould
I let you go to your druirglst whom you know and
pick out any bottle he has on his shelres If mj airdl
clno were not UMKOititi.r helpful? could I do this it
I were not stralKhtfoward lu my every clalm7 lould
I Avrotiv to do It if 1 were not reasonably suro that toy
medlclno will help you.
Simply Write Me.
Dnt you mint wrltoMK for tbe free dollar bottle or.
dor. All druggist do not grant tho test. 1 will then
direct you to ono that does. He will pais It down to
you from his stock a freely as though your dollar laid
before him write for tlm order to-day. The offer
may not remain open. I will send you the book you
ask for besides t Is free. It will help you to on.
derstand your case, what more can I do to convince
you of my Interest of my sincerity.
Elmply stato which
book you want and ad.
dress Dr. Shoop.
I3ox 5515 llaclno, Wis.
Hook 1 on Dyspepsia
Dook 2 on tho Heart
Hook 3 on tbe t Idneys
Hook 4 for w omen
Hook b or Men
Dock 0 ou HbeumatUus.
Mild cases, not chronic, aro often cured with ob w
two bottles, l'or salo at forty thousand drug stores.
This recipe is given by Mrs. Rorcr:
Two pounds of beef, two pounds of
layer raisins, two pounds of currants,
picked, washed and dried, one pound
citron, two nutmegs, grated, one
fourth ounce cloves, one quart good
home-made currant wine, or sherry,
two pounds beef suet, half pound can
died lemon peel, four pounds apples,
two pounds sultana raisins, two
pounds sugar, half ounce of cinna
mon, one-fourth ounce mace, teaspoon
ful of salt, quart of good brandy, Juice
and rind of two oranges and two lem
ons. Cover the meat wfth boiling wa
ter and simmer gently until quite ten
der, then stand away in the water re
maining, if any, until cold; shred tho
suet and chop it very flne; pare, core
and chop the apples; stone the rais
ins, shred the citron, and when the
meat is perfectly cold chop it fine and
mix all tho Ingredients with it; then
add tho juice and rinds of the lemons
and oranges, mix thoroughly and pack
in a' stong jar; -pour over it the bran
dy and wine, cover closely and stand
in a cool place. When ready to use,
rim ont the desired ciuantlty and thin
with cider or wine. Mincemeat made
after thi3 recipe should keep all win
ter. Mincemeat No. 2. Two bowls of
chopped apples, one bowl of chopped
lean beef (cooked), one-fourth pound
of suet, grated rind and Juice of one
lemon, two teacupfuls New Orleans
molasses, one large teaspoonful eaca
of cinnamon and cloves, one nutmeg,'
one pound raisins, half pound currants,
onc-fourtn pound of citron shredded
fine, ono quart of good cider and sug
ar and salt to taste.
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