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Hot Sand A Good Bed Fellow

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The comfort which a hot water bag or i-ven a hot brick m.iy affurd a person on retinng, chilted, ia very great, and beyond :hia, the use of somcsuch warmth-producmg appliauce is useful au a health preservativi1 and restorative. But one of the most (Mtivenient anieles to be uéd as a bed warmer and in a sick room is a sand bag. ötet some clean, fine sand, dry it thoroughly ia a kettle on the stove, make a bag a bout eight inches square uf flaiiuel, till it with the dry sand, sew the opening carefully toether, aod cover the bag with cotton or linen cjoth. Tliis will prevent tbe sand from sifting out and will also enable you to heat the bag quickly by placing it in tbe oven or oo the top of the stove. After once using thisyou will never again attempt to warm the feet or hands of a sick person with a bottle of hot water or a brick. The &wi aolds tbc heat a long timo' an.J the bag can be tucked up to the back without huriing the invalid. It ia a goud plan to mako two or tli reo of the bags and keep them ready for OM,


Ann Arbor Courier
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