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THE BEE: OMAHA. TUESDAY. JUNE 1 3. 1916.
Health Hints Fashions -:- Woman's Work -:- Household Topics
The; Value of Early Rising
' The nocturnal habits of dwellers in ;
Urga cities have for to many years
tended to make people careless about
rising betimes in the morning that
the sturdy agriculturist who visits the
great centers of population is shocked
to find himself alone in the streets
when he leaves his hotel at 6 in the
morning to begin the round of sight
teeing. Yet in all ages and all climes
. the advantages of early rising have
been impressed upon the people by
example and proverb, and there are
many strong reasons why, especially
In the summer, it is wise to make use
f the early daylight hours.
The ancient Athenian, rich or poor,
would have regarded as unpardon
ably late the usual hour for the com
. snutor to catch his train to go to
"Nthe city. Athenian school boys will
inarch to school at sunrise and law
yers and doctors were accustomed to
, offer free advice to clients at 3 and 4
' o'clock in the morning in order to in
duce thera to patronize the early
hours of :he day.
The tim: for meals as fixed In dif
ferent parts of the world it a reliable
Indication of the getting up time. In
the Scotch highlands dinner used to
be served at 9 in the morning and
upper at 6 in the evening. And this
early hour for dinner remained in
fashion all through the middle ages.
The breakfast should be eaten at
the usual time and the early riser will
find that the appetite and the general
health will be much improved and the
nervous system will feel more settled.
In fact,' the special effects of early
rising are so highly beneficial that
many of the "cures'' to which people
travel thousands of miles owe fully
as much to the sensible daily regt
min which the patient is forced to
: undergo as to the medical properties
i the springs.
In the country placet and among
: country people the value of early ris
ing is most aooarent Before man
1 (earned to build fires and avail himself
of artificial light he was accustomed
to go to bed when the tun set and
, arise trosi nit tiumoert wnenever tne
reappearance of the tun furnished il
lumination enough for him to tee hit
war about. So it it that the man of
today who lives mott nearly accord
ing to that plan is the mott healthy.
The oldest man of modern timet wat
Thomat Cam. who lived near Shore-
ditch, England, where the parith reg
ister of the year 1588 mentions hit
untimely death at the early age of
207 yean, So much for the habit
of regular and natural life.
There it a well-authenticated case
of a Servian peasant who lived to 185
and a Russian of 165, who wat well
and healthy at that age. . Every one
bat heard the celebrated- and ancient
story of the Highlander of 60, who
complained bitterly that hit father
had to be after him for not being
able to lift hit grandfather.
Benamin Franklin practiced hit
preaching in the matter of early ris
ing, and Kant, Humboldt, Thiers.
Von Moltke and Bismarck were all
fond of the early morning hours.
They all realized the stimulating
qualities of that time of day, when
the plants begin to give off their
oxygen under the rays of the sun,
and the lungs and the skin work
best. - '
The dweller in big cities will find
that he benefits especially if he gets
up at 5 in the morning and takes a
brisk walk before . the dust of the
streets is stirred up, and while there
are fewer pairs of lungs pouring foul
gases into all outdoor.
The city man whose business oc
cupation begins not until 9 or 10 in
the morning, but who is then forced
to spend the rest of his day penned
in an office or shop with dozens or
hundreds of other laborers, needs to
get as much fresh air at potsible,
and for him there is absolutely noth
ing better than the habit Of arising
an hour or two before his breakfast
time. ! " ,:
. The parks are deserted and the
shores or river, lake or sea are free
from disturbance or noise. To one
living where it is possible to culti
vate ever so small a garden the early
morning exercise and the close asso
ciation with the fresh earth will work
wonders in refreshing mind and
Since the weakly will find it bene
ficial to spend the early hours on
the veranda drinking the ozone to
strengthen the tyttem. And those
who have a hobby what better time
can be found to pursue it? Great
authbrs have done all their writing
before brekfast. The ambitious young
man who studies an hour a day be
fore the rest of the world awakens
can acquire a liberal - education al
moat before he realizes it.
Advice to Lovelorn
By Beatrice Fairfax
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' &ear HIM Palrfasi Do 70XL think a-romp
lady about to receive en enpepement rtnf
inside or a week Mould oe erlonaoa en near
In of her intended husband belnf Invited
to aeveral .woddlnao neifr month, vhw eho
Is not Included? Ho Is point alone. Under
these elraumsunoee, she!) I eeeopt the rlnpt
X have ooneluded to refuse same. Are these
the rttht etepe to take! , "PUZZLSD.
My dear girl, you are making an ab
surd fuss about nothing. Since yon
are not publicly engaged there It no
reason on earth why your, fiance's
friends should include you in wedding
invitations. If your engagement is
announced before these weddings take
place you will probably receive invi
tations to them provided, the people
concerned are versed. in questions of
good form. However, if you are not
invited you. can hardly hold your
lover responsible for other people's
tack of knowledge of etiquette, and
you will be foolish and narrow-minded
either to attempt to prevent his
going or to make your engagement
contingent on his refusal. :
When tHe Baby
Take pff hit clothe.
Sponge him all over
with cool water every
Put wet cloths on his
Call the doctor.
Lighten his food at
once.' If you're nura-
If you aren't nursing;
In htm. cut down the nursings.
him, put him on the food nearest to mother's milk,
(A Complete Food-Nat a Milk Modifier)
The most delicate baby can "
digest It it la aa safe as mother's
' Don't rv him cow's milk. Raw ,'
eaw'a milk It usually the reuse "
of summer fsvtr and summer diar
rhea. And summer diarrhea takes
mora babies from loving anna than
any other causa.
Nettle's Is the milk of heelthr eowe
In eleen dairies. The pens too heevr
your baby neede thet- ere not la coiw e
tnilk era added. Reduced to a powder,
peeked in etr-tJsht eons, no form or .
sickness can set neer it. Von odd only
fresh weter, end know thet you ere
Cvtnp your baby heelth end etrenath '
eecb bottle of Nestle Food. .. ,
Nestle's wilt not esoil Of tour, be
eeuso you edd only weter. boil one
minute end It is ready. It is a com
Where one mother eea Neetle'e
seven yeere eso-Ave uee It today. Ae
the Better Beblee1 movement trows,
so also srewe the use of NeeUe'e.
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'TJrvm iho WnrM T.nnkfi In Him - "Sunrise" - By Nell Brinkley
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THE Lover, tumbled of head, fresh from dreams where he touched
her hand and facing the, day with its wheel of work and her
hand far "turns out" and gropes for the window where a pink
gold light glows. He tears back the curtains and lifts a dream
veiled eye. All the world lies cool and purple save the sill of his win
dow and the sky in the east. And they are touched with faery light.
Over the rim of the dark blue wall of mountains, casting her light to
the paledying moon invading (he quiet chilly sky with banners and
marching waves of gold and rose, comes the girl he loves, the light
of the world. In the growing fire of the cloud-feathers he sees the
great flare of her golden hairl She wings up over the dark edge
of the world on rosy foot and gilds his world for him. Lovers are
superstitious. Knowing little, just then, they believe much 1 And
when the first ruddy light reaches across the face of the land lies'
full on his breast above his heart, the Lover laughs aloud and takes
the good omen! , -NELL BRINKLEY.
Horn or Blinded Soidisrt
Lady Arthur Paget, who before her
marriage was Miss Winnie Stevens of
New Yory, is organizing an interna
tional scheme to collect $5,000,000 in
order to provide permanent homes in
France and ' England for soldiers
blinded in the war.
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'JSSESt Luncheon Beef; Veal Loaf,
Potted Ham, Tomato Ketchup, Salmon.
What else, Madam?"
The practical housekeeper knows that
a supply of JBrSStr Meats and Specialities not
only reduces kitchen work but provides dain- '
ties for the unexpected guest. JEBGtr Package
Foods always ready at band are mora delicate and aat
f itfactory than the stum food prepared at home. ...
aVMSeaBeeierl Check To earn cold, in salad Of
with cream sauce.
rSZTOa Tecf An entire tongue, all weete
lilaitatd araj. Toady to serve cold, or hot, with
Saadwioh DsaSstJoo PsHcfcws and aatjarrlna,
fUMJf Pit askl Beaas Nourishing, appetising and
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A little olive oil poured into a bot
tle of home-made catsup after the
bottle has been opened will prevent
the catsup from spoiling so quickly.
To remove old varnish from furni
ture, take, three tablespoonfuls of bak
ing soda ana put it in a quan 01
water and apply it with a rough cloth.
If egRs .are placed in hot water a
few minutes before 'breaking, . the
whites will separate from the yolks
very easily. They must be cooled be
fore whipping up tne wnites. ,
To hemove tea. coffee, fruit ant
vegetable stains from white goods,
heap salt on the spot, rub hard, and
rinse it in hot water in wnicn consia
erable borax has been dissolved. '
A reliable test for mushrooms, tayt
an experienced housekeeper, is to put
a bit of silver, such as a well-washed
dime, into i dish in which they are
cooked. If it discolors, the mush
rooms are unfit for food. , , .,
The steel rod from an ojd umbrella
or parasol will make an excellent
plant supporter next summer, and if
painted green will look well. The
ribs, too, may be brought into use
for a similar service. j
Rub a little butter under the edge
of the. spout of the cream pitcher; it
will prevent a drop of tream from
running down over the pitcher.
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THE ORIOIHAL -
Rich milk iial ted grain ntracUapcnnler.
Forlnfanta,lnvalidaera growing children.
Puis mtritieo,upbuSding the wboesbody.
Invigorate nursing tnothere al the epos.
The FoodDrink for all Ages
Morw-nutritious than tern, coffee), ate,
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IVS)eaOW Ni 1
By COHSTANCE gLARKE
While in some homes lunch it quite
an elaborate meal, in others it is con
spicuous for its unappetizing and un
interesting menu. The impression
one gathers is it is not worth while
troubling about lunch. If the farmily
are hungry, well, there is something
for them to eat, and all energies must
be saved for the dinner menu. This
is a great mistake, and especially dur
ing the hot weather, when appetites
flag, and need to be coaxed by dishes
pleasing alike to the eye and palate.
Here is Just the kind of dish suitable
for a cold luncheon.
Take a fresh sponge cake, cut the
cake through the center into two
layers about one and one-half inches
thick.- Stalk a box of strawberries,
whip half a pint of cream and flavor
it to taste. Put a few halved straw
berries and the cream between the
layera of cake, then decorate the top
with the whipped cream. Serve at
. (Tomorrow Cream Soup.)
War and the
Birth Rate .
By WOODS HUTCHINSON, M. D
Anybody can prophesy, but it taker
a clever prognosticator to have more
than half his predictions come true
When the war first broke out, eugen
ists and pacifists, and biologists, his
torians and hysterians united in pro
claiming with a loud voice that th
deadliest and most serious damage
of the war would fall not upon th
firesent generation, terrible as its
osses would be, but upon the genera- :
tion yet unborn, and the future stani
ina and make-up of the race.
Whatever else might happen, who
ever might -win, whatever changes
might be made in the long-suffering
map of Europe, the one sure and in
evitable result would be a tremendou.
falling off in the birth rate and a fear
ful increase in the already, excessive
surplus of females. There coulr
hardly have been a more dignifieo
and substantially supported predic
tion than this grave scientists, emi
nent eugenic authorities, statisticians, "
political economists, all subscribed to
the prophecy. Indeed, the result
seemed to be as unnecessary and self
evident as that the juxtaposition and
superposition of two and two will in-.
evitably achieve the quadrate triumph
of fourness. A large proportion of
married men, particularly of the
younger ages, when families arc in
creasing at the most rapid rate, would
be taken from their homes and kept
away for months or even years: and
an even larger percentage of young,
unmarried men, at the very age when
they were most likly to marry, woijld
also be taken out of the country en
tirely and prevented from marrying.
to say nothing of the percentage of
both groups killed in battle. What
else could possibly happen but large
decrease in the number of children
born to the nation? - '
This it was clearly and indisputably
pointed out would occur in highest
degree and most striking fashion in '
tnose nations whose armies were
filled by conscription and universal ',
military service, and least noticeably
in those which depended upon volun-'
tary enlistment and had a much smal
ler proportion of their young adult;
males on the firing line. '
At the end 01 a year of war the of
ficial records of vital statistics were
consulted with fear and trembling.11 "
but showed a considerably smaller de
clinein births than had been predicted. '
This it was explained, was due to the '
fact that many of the men. oarticu-
larly in England and France, had '
been kept tor the hrst three to six
months in training camps, from which
they could easily revisit their homes,
ana had not yet been sent to the front
or out of the country.
Jjut nine months more have now
passed and this explanation will no
longer hold, for the fighting has been
so general and so bloody that fully
three-fourths of all the men called
to the Colors have been sent to the
front and many of the regiments deci
mated by actual service, while those.
who are now in the training camps;
are mostly young" boys of 18 or 19,"
not yet a factor in the birth rate.
There has been a frightful slaugh
ter of fathers and potential fathers in
the European war, so that the full,
and unmitigated effect of war on the
birth rate has now had time to dis
play itself, with the astonishing and '
agreeably disappointing result that
the figure show a falling off only of '
10 to 15 per cent after more than a
year and a half of the bloodiest war
in all history I Only a little greater -than
has been recorded in the years
following any severe industrial crisis"
or period of hard times. What makes
it still more surprising and appar-'
ently detached from war influences
as such is that the fall of the death '
rate has been almost as great in vol-'
unteer England, with only about 20;
per cent of her adult males on the
firing line, as in conscription Ger
many, with over 40 per cent of its,
male population in the army.
Not only so, but in several districts
in England, which have become ex
tremely prosperous from the huge
boom in manufacturing ammunition
and army supplies and the high wages
paid, there is actually a slight in
crease in the birth rate and a distinct
increase in that even more delicate
barometer of financial conditions, the
marriage rate per 1,0001 And a some
what similar result is actually re
ported from similar industrial com-
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munitics 111 vrcuiouj.
est report from the English health
authorities shows that the marriage
rate for London is the highest in
forty years (since 1876), due to the
number of women earning good
wages in munition and other factories
who are marrying disabled and blind
ed and crippled heroes in a fervor ol
patriotism and devotion. ' -
SO CUriOUSiy ana lucrtuuujf ikw.
appears to oe tne mnuence 01
war' god upon inc cuu aim uuw ui
the great tides of human life. Witlt,
all the deadly completeness tot uni
versal military service, it still takes
and will always take at least three
men at home on the farms, in muni
tion plants and on the railroad
(Lloyd-George says three meert and
,at work) to keep one
man at the fronts While the strange
and dreadful stresses ana geograpni
cal permanence of trench warfare
render regular and frequent furloughs
home, not merely possible, but neces-
sary for the ngnters.
Thou shalt not continually Dour iced
water, or iced drinks down thy throat,
if thou wouldst keep thy stomacn
in condition, and avoid nausea.
Thou shalt not eat three heavy
meals per day, when , the weather is
hot, for such food keeps the body
Thou thalt eat meat but once per
day and only aparingly then.
Thou thalt make up thy summer
menu very largely or vegetables and
Thou thalt be unusually stow and
deliberate, chewing thy food carefully,
for digestion's take.
Thou thalt not go out into the hntt
tun just after a hearty meal, but rest
awnuc in quicu v , -
Thou shalt not eat heartily aitet
violent exercise, while thy body is
Thou thalt eat very sparingly when
traveling by land or water, if 1'io j
wouldst . keep well. Philadelphia
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