The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 19, 1922 Page: 4 of 8
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J Hot water
Making Good an Old Boast.
A process has been discovered
whereby old leather can he converted
Into gelatin. Such transformation of-
fers a ready way of utilizing many ar-
ticles after their value to every one
hut the Junk man appears to he gone.
Since head coverings are sometimes
made of leather, It would appe.tr that
at least the man confident that his
candidate will win in an election may
literally hack up his confidence with
the time honored promise that he will
eat liis hat in the event that his man
25<t and 75$ Packages. Everywhere
WARNING! Say "Bayer" when you buy Aspirin.
Unless you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you are
not getting genuine A pirin prescribed by physicians
over 22 years and proved safe by millions for
Colds Headache Rheumatism
Toothache Neuralgia Neuritis
Earache Lumbago Pain, Pain
Accept only "Bayer" package which contains proper directions.
ITanily "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets—Also bottle* of 24 and 100—Druggists.
▲ ■plrtn la tbe trade mark of Itaj.r Mauufarture of Monosoetlcaeliteater of Sallcyllcacld
After Thorough Trial a Detroit,
Mich., Man Endorses Pe-ru-na
SAFE AND SANE
for Coughs & Colds
'■ >V;" ,
v • >£>.,, . • 4 s\* #k- - >• &
The following letter 'written
from Detroit, Michigan is noenap
judgment expressed on the merits
ot l'e-ru-na, the well,
hut rather a mature,
sober opinion formed
after a fullyear'strial.
This is the wuy Mr.
Michael Fako of 908
East Tallin-r Avenue,
in the Michigan Metro-
polis, writes i "After
using l'IS-KU-NA for
about ono year will say
1 have found it a very
good medicine for ca-
tarrh. It has helped
me a great deal and I
am very well satisfied
"PE-RU-NA has done wonders
and to me is worth its weight in
gold. i shall continue to use
pe-HU-NA as long as
i live and recommend
to my friends who are
troubled with catarrh."
Nothing can be more
convincing than an en-
dorsement of this na-
ture from an actual
user. There are many
people in every com-
munity whose experi-
ence,in using Pe-ru-na,
has been identical with
Mr. Fako's. It is the
standby for coughs,
colds, catarrh, stomach
and bowel disorders and all ca-
Put up in both tablet and liquid
form. Sold everywhere.
Tibetan Houses in Bobber-Infested Bad Lands.
Skin Tortured Babies Sleep
Soap 25c, Ointment 25 and 50c.Talcum 25c.
HfcLH INVALIDS TO FORGET
Presence of a Canary or Goldfish in
the Sickroom Invariably Has
Next time you sit In a room, the
furnishings of which include n bowl
of goldfish, consider how much time
you spend watching the small lish as
they swim slowly about or dart about
In pursuit of each other.
Probably you will conclude you
were Indulging the usual tendency of
the normal person to be attracted to
moving objects. In sick persons and
convalescents this tendency Is more
pronounced, and In the aged and very
young It Is still more so.
That psychology of this attraction
was given by Dr. Edward N. heavy,
formerly veterinarian to the animals
In Central park zoo. He Is now con-
nected with a Fifth avenue pet store.
"Sick persons lying in bed spend a
great deal of time watching the gold-
fish If an aquarium Is in their room,"
lie said. "It takes their minds off
their pains and aches and Is very ben-
Canaries share with goldfish the
honor of being the chief animate en-
tertainment to the sick.—New York
One Isn't troubled much by the laws
against violence If be Isn't trouble-
The Wrong Foot.
| From a telegram recently received
by the district superintendent of un
i Indian railway from a liahu station
j master: "Coining duty early In the
morning dad In my new and white uni-
form I perceived a man seated on a
box in a naked and aggressive manner.
Taking him to be an ordinary pas-
senger, 1 proceeded to slap him, where-
I upon be hastily arose, unlocked the
| said box, dad himself in a policeman's
! uniform be took thereout and arrested
I me. The shoe Is thus situated on the
I erroneous peddle. IMease arrange."—
: London Morning Post.
The rose, England's national flower,
was chosen as the country's symbol at
1 ihe close of the War of the Hoses.
The shamrock Is firmly imbedded In
! Irish hearts because St. Patrick used
I it to illustrate one of his sermons.
I i'he thistle was adopted as the na-
i ttonal emblem of Scotland because,
In tbe reign of Malcolm II, a moat
filled with thistles saved a Scotch fort-
I ress from Danish invasion.
A Forgotten Art.
In New York's streets there may
be counted hundreds of signs that
read "Watchmaker." Yet perhaps less
than a dozen of such concerns could
I make a watch.
The crooked path Is longest.
} ou are entitled to the benefit
of the doubt, Why not take
advantage of it?
The law in very careful in protecting tho
rights of a prisoner charged with a crime.
How about the Law of Common Sense and
the man who has committed an error only? Isn't
this a good place to use the benefit of the
Take your own case: If you don't know for
sure whether tea or coffee is harming you, you
do know that ma*y are harmed by the drug
dement in tea and coffee, and that headaches,
nervousness, or high blood pressure are symp-
toms which often tell that the drug, caffeine, is
giving the nervous system too much jolt.
Probably you know, too, that some people
can't drink a cup of tea or coffee at bed-time,
and sleep well that night.
Where many have been harmed by tea and
coffee, and you may be harmed, isn't it well to
put the benefit of the doubt on your side before
doubt" becomes an unpleasant certainty?
There's charm without harm in Postum—a
rurc cereal beverage, rich in flavor, fully satisfy-
ing; the favorite table drink of thousands.
Suppose you try giving yourself this benefit
today, and keep up the test for ten days; then
judge the results. See if you don't feel better and
work better. You can get Postum wherever good
food and drink are sold or served.
Postum comes in two forms: Instant Postum (in tins)
inade instantly in the cup by the addition of boiling water.
Postum Cereal (in packages of larger bulk, for those who
prefer to make the drink while tho meal is being prepared^
made by boiling for 20 minutes.
Postum for Health
"There's a Reason"
(Prepared by the National Geographic Su
olety, Washington, D C )
Few countries are more Isolated
than Tibet with the huge bulk of
China hemming It In on the east, the
I world's greatest rampant of moun-
tains to the south and west, and vast
desert expanse to the north, ltehlnd
these bulwarks Tibet has existed for
j centuries, inhospitable to the knock-
! lng of modern ideas; and it is today,
| therefore, In institutions and customs,
| one of the most primitive of the Inrg-
j er continental countries which have
any semblance of governmental tna-
j chlnery. Buddhism seems to have
been the only one of the great forces
molding the outside world which made
j itself felt behind Tibet's towering
mountains; ufid even that force, hav-
ing once gained success, has been al-
most swallowed up In the devil wor-
ship which Is the highest religion that
the Tibetans themselves have evolved.
Until a few years ago the West
knew practically nothing of Tibet ex-
cept the rather doubtful Information
| brought to the outside world by a few
adventurous travelers of the middle
ages. Explorer after explorer dur-
ing the past century was turned back j
with but a fleeting glimpse of the |
edge of the unknown land, usually in i
| the sparsely settled regions of the ,
But though much of Tibet Is un- |
known, civilization lias set a few out- >
posts In the eastern edge of the coun-
try close to the Chinese border, and
so has come to know "provincial Ti-
bet" fairly well. The valley of the
Yangtze, where that greatest of Chi-
nese rivers flows almost due south at
the eastern end of the Iilmaluyas,
' forms the southern portion of the bor-
! <ler between China proper and Tibet,
j Theoretically Tibet is a vassal state of
I China, but actually since the Chinese
revolution Tibet has kept all Chinese
officials out and has swum free under
her ruling priests. Even the region
on the China side of the Yangtze Is
more Tibetan than Chinese.
This border region, which is better
known to the outside world than any
other part of Tibet, is a country of
high plateaus and Maintains. The prin-
cipal city of the region, Bntang, Is
one of the lowest points, yet Its alti-
tude Is 9.000 feet above sea level,
nearly twl« e that of Denver. Much
of the surrounding plateau Is 12,(XK>
to 15,000 feet high. From this great
upland rise numerous peaks 20,000
feet and uiore in height.
Tremendous Mountain Panorama.
The view from the summits of some
of the passes that must be traversed
In traveling about this marvelously
rugged country can hardly be sur-
passed anywhere In the world. The
panorama for hundreds of miles on
u clear day Is one of countless high
peaks Interspersed with greater snowy
masses that exceed in height the top-
most pinnacles of all other continents.
Below timber line are some line for-
ests, and the Alpine-like flowers of
the short summer are exceedingly
beautiful. Here ami there among t lie
mountains are clear, sparkling lakes,
their waters so cold that in most of
them Ash cannot live.
Many of the Tibetans are nomads,
tending flocks of sheep ami yak on
the uplands, and llvh\g In black, yuk-
halr tents. In those valleys which
are low enough to permit the matur-
ing of grain, other Tibetans practice
a rude sort of agriculture.
In spite ot the told winters the tent
Is the year-around home of the no-
mads, and they seldom even enter a
house. As the snow melt
lower slopes of the mountains in the
spring, they follow their herds up-
ward from the valleys In Its train,
with flat roofs. These dwellings are
not unlike the adobe houses of Mex-
ico, hut are decidedly more sub-f.tn-
tlal, being constructed by the beat-
ing of mud into thick walls between
forms of timber.
The farmers have few animals but
utilize the yak for plowing, the an-
imals being brought down from the
highlands at the proper time. Wood-
en plows with a single handle are
The living quarters In the house of
the valley folk usually consist of a
single large room, in tvhich all work,
Including the cooking, Is done, and
where the members of the family eat
Few Comforts In the Home.
The comforts In such homes are
very meager. In few establishments
Is there even the semblance of a bed.
In the ordinary houses "going to bed"
means merely loosening the girdle,
opening the sheepskin garment, and
curling up on the floor with the feet
toward the stove, which is an essen-
tial feature of all habitations in this
high, cold country.
The stove is built of mud, with a
fireplace below and a hole in the top
Into which pots may be set for cook-
ing. It is usually found on one side
of the living room, and the members
of the family, on retiring for the
night, range themselves in a fan-
shaped group about It.
Families possessing domestic ani-
mals share their houses with them. In
two-storied houses the lower floor is
the stable, and through It the living
quarters are reached. In some one-
storied houses the front portion is
given up to the animals, while the
family lives in the rear.
The two principal foods of the Ti-
betans, "tsaiaba" and "butter tea"
seem to a westerner neither appetiz-
ing nor nourishing, but in spite of a
cheerless climate the mountaineers
manage to keep sturdy on them.
Tsainba Is made by parching barley
and then grinding it into a sort of
emergency ration, which on mixture
with moisture is ready to eat. Wlieu
Tibetans are on journeys or are wan-
dering about with their flocks and
herds, they carry tsatnba in small
leather bags inside their coats, tints
always having at hand the materials
for a hearty meal.
In preparing the other principal ar-
ticle of their diet the Tibetans first
make a strong liquid by boiling the
coarse Chinese tea which they prize
most highly. The concoction is
strained into a churn and to It are
added, a lump of butter, more or less
stale, and a handful of salt. The
queer mixture is then churned into
an emulsion. The resulting liquid is
neither tea, soup nor gravy but to an
occidental is a sort of indifferent mix-
ture of all of them.
Original Condensers of Milk.
The Tibetans of this region were
probably the original users of con-
densed milk in the form of dry lumps,
for they have prepared this article of
food for many centuries. Fresh milk
is poured into a churn which is never
washed and the liquid therefore cur-
dles almost the instant it comes into
contact with the germ-incrusted walls
of the container. It is then churned
and the butter Is extracted. After
the butter is extracted the milk is
boiled in a large iron pot until it
reaches the consistency of thick syrup.
It is then poured out in a thin sheet
and allowed to dry, after which it is
broken into small pieces and stored.
The lumps often become as hard .as
011 the | stone, and to eat them dry is out of
the question. The nomads solve the
problem by substituting the dry milk
for tsnmha, soaking it In their butter
gained in weight, eat and slee
well, my bowels are regular an
better color in my face.
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No ugly, grimy streaks on the
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Nujol makes you regu-
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Without forcing or irri-
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food waste. The many
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The Modem Method
of Treating an Old
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"My Linen skirts are awf'Iy short
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And Mama says that Faultless .Starch,
Will make them wear quite long."
until in mid-summer they are living ! tea. It tluis become
oftened to some
far up In the highlands and on the
sides of the peaks. When winter be-
gins to set in they make the reverse
extent and can be chewed.
The marriage customs of the peo-
ple of Tibet present a peculiar comhl-
Journey, going down to the valleys nation of monogamy, polygamy, and
only as fast as the descending snow
line drives them.
The fanners of the lower valleys
Live In substantial houses of mud
polyandry—the last particularly char-
acter Istlc of the country, though mo
nogainf Is actually the prevailing sys
offers to home seekers opportunities that cannot
be secured elsewhere. The thousands of farmers
from the United States who have accepted Can-
ada's generous offer to settle on FR EE homesteads
or buy farm land in her provinces have been well
repaid by bountiful crops. There is still avail*
able on easy terms
Fertile Land at $15 to $30 an Acre
- - in en
abundance, while raising horses,cuttle,sheep
and hogs is equally profitable. Hundreds of farm-
ers in western Canada have raised crops in a
single season worth More than the whole cost of
their land. With such success comes prosperity,
independence, good homes and all the comforts
and conveniences which make life worth living.
Farm Gardens, Poultry, Dairying
are sources of income second only to grain
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good markets, railroad facititics, rural tele-
For illustrated literature, mapn, description of farm
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P. H. HEWITT
2012 M.'.ln St., Kansas City, Mo,
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