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A Strange Nursery

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Parent Issue
Day
15
Month
January
Year
1897
Copyright
Public Domain
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On the slopes of the Himalavas the cativo women have a most curions plan I of disposiug of their babies and keeping ' thern quiet while they ure engaged at work in the fields during the greater part of the day. Before the m.others set out to work iu the mortriiig they wrap their babies in swadd├╝ng bands, leaving nothiug but tbeir little fanea expnsed. Then the babies are taken and laid nnder a ledge of rook from whioh water is failiug, aud by meaus of a bamboo the water is made to drip gently on eacb baby's forebead, TI19 effect of the dripping water is uiost soothiug, aud soou the little ones are all asleep and rernain motionless till taken np by their rnotherson their return from their work, when they are carried off to be uawi'apped, driud and fed.

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Subjects
Ann Arbor Argus
Old News