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Cotton Matrasses

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-Mr. Ellsworth.n his Report as Coramissionor of Pntonts ' says: "Cotton is the cheapest, and most omfortable, and most healthy material br bedding that is known in tho civilizad world." The following ia his computation: Co-A of! r ir -natr'os 5c pr Ib al 30a40 lb $I5a20 Wool f 3'c " Cost H.,20 " Fènlher" 3Oo 40 Ibs. f jj " Moss " - " 12 " Coiton " - "fi Ibs withcostoftick ing. Qt l%ó per yord, labor, thrend &c. $f,6r The advantages, says the report, of this bedding nre: "Ver min will notabide in them ; ihere is no greaso in them as in hair and wool ; they do not got 6tale and acquire an unploasant odour, as feathers oftcn do. Besides the advantages in all these particulars, they are io many case medicinal, it beiog a well known fact that raw cetton worn on parts aflected, is one of the best and most eflbetual curOa for rheumalic affections."