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Parent Issue
Day
16
Month
December
Year
1891
Copyright
Public Domain
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Tn typhoid fever where there ís danger of hemorrage of the bowils give only ice-cold foods. To relieve earacthe in children, bind on a small bag of hops moistened with boiling water, and keep it warm. Oheese that is easily crumbled is digestible, and may be eaten without fear; it is the gutta-percha kind that gives one a lit of blues. Lime water mixed with as much linseed oil, or sweet oil as it will cut, is an excellent remedy for burns or ecaldB, and should be kept on hand. Very strengthening food for nn invalid ïvlio can take it is made of a pound of the finest round of raw beef. Trim off all the fat, Bliee two onions, season wïth aalt and pepper. Chop together till reduced almost to a pulp. Spread cm this slices of bread and butter. Rye bread, when obtalnable, is best. Put another thin elice cm top, likc a sandwich, so as to cover the meat which tastes better than it looks. The law of animal existence seems to be that all animáis should live five times the period of their growth. A dog grows uirtil two years of age; hls life period is ten or twelve years; a horse grows until five; his period ia twenty-five. An elephant does not get his growth until he is twenty and his average growth is one hundred years. So with man; he grows and physically developes until he is twenty and ought to live to the age of one hundred. But, alas! a eentenarian is regarded with a strange curiosity; while the death of half the human family at the age of seven excites no surprise. Should one-half of the progeny of the lower animáis die at or soon af ter birth, it would eend consternation through the community, but theee young humans drop and the mourning parents are expected to be consoled by the reflection that it is a "mysterious Providence." The mystery about it is that while the brutes are left to the iaws of God in nature, man- this wiser animal- violates all these Iaws f rom the tirst moment of bcing.- M. T. in American Agriciiltnrist.

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Ann Arbor Courier