Garber Sentinel. (Garber, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 16, 1905 Page: 2 of 8
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WHAT TUBERCULOSIS COSTS
J Immense Monetary Loss Caused the Country
by Its Ravages—How to Retain
Health and Bodily Vigor
Cost of Tuberculosis.
I>r. Harmon Biggs of New York
• American Medicine), aftrr a careful
"s ituation, places the annual expense
tuberculosis to the people of the
i nited Stales at $330,000,000.00. He
first calculates the loss to New York
i iljr lir putting a value of $1,500 upon
••ach life at the average at which
deaths from tuberculosis occur. This
gives a total value of the lives lost
annually of $1,500,000.00.
But this Is not all. For at least nine
months prior to death these patients
• aanot work, and the loss of service
! by the patient, and by Instruction of
the patient and the patient's friends
how infection from the disease may be
This '.aw is a good one. and ought
; to be enforced in every civilized coc
Body and mind are both gift*, and
for the proper use of them our Maker
wiil hold us responsible.
Simple Living and Longevity of the
According to a writer in a contem-
at one dollar a day, together witH food, porary magazine, "the Brazilians, when
uuralng. medicines, atuudauc". e'-c.. fiist discovered, lived the natural, orig-
at one and one-half dollars a day, re- ital life lived by all mankind, as t re-
sults in a further kiss of $8,0*'0.000.00, quently described In ancient histories,
making a yearly loss to the cumci- before laws, or property, or arts made
l-a It* of $13.000,000.00. For the whole entrance among men. The Brazilians
•t. intry the 150,000 deaths from tuber- | lived without business or labor, fur-
u.osls represent in the same way a
lo?3 of $030,000,000.00.
Dr. Ulggs also states that the total
"*i-ecditure in the city of New York
liir the care of tuberculous patients Is
not at present over $500,000 Do a year;
that is. It does not exceed two per cent
ot the actual Ions by death, etc. "If
ibis annual expenditure were doubled
or trebled it would mean a saving of
several thousand lives annually, to say
nothing of the enormous saving in suf-
fering.'' Further evidence of this is
afforded by the fact that in the last
twenty years the total number of
<L-atbs from tuberculosis in New York
lisu-i decreased instead of increasing
Although there has been an increase
of 70 per cent in the general popuia-
Clothing exposes us to great dan-
ge.s. We wear :oo many clothes.
W dross too warmly, so the skin be-
«imel relaxed, and loses the power to
take care of Itself, and this is the rea-
un oil rubbing Is necessary. The
impie removal of a thin layer ot oil
by a hot ba'.h may be sufficient to
i auso a man to take cold, so this must
lie replaced by a spccial oiling, or
some other treatment, in cold weath-
I'cople who are very susceptible to
toid, should be rubbed with oil after
i ach bath. Oil rubbing i.i especially
needed in cases in which the skin Is
dry, through deficient activity of the
oil glands ot the skin. Great care,
however, should be taken to avoid too
vigorous rubbing in the application of
the oil, as sweating is very easily pro-
duced, to the disadvantage ot the pa-
rtont. In the treatment of infants and
children, a marked and most favor-
able effect upon nutrition Is produced
by oil rubbing. Application of oil
after cold baths cncourages reaction,
la most cases of chronic dyspepsia
when accompanied by emaciation, In
diabetes, and In most cases in which
malnutrition with dryness of the skin
lis a prominent feature, oil rubbing is
a valuable curative agenoy.
Plato called a man lame because he
'exorcised the mind while tbody was
allowed to suffer.
Horrors of the Cocaine Habit.
The following Illustration of had ad-
vice In the lecture room Is probably
not an exceptional case. A professor
of materia medica lecturing on cocaine
• ailed it one of the greatest of all
hUmutants and perfectly harmless.
He cited his own experience of its
good effects, and advised the class to
tost it personally In debility and ex-
haustion. Of a class of thirty-two who
1 stened to this advice, five became
cocaine takers within two years. Ten
years later thirteen of this class were
drug and spirit takers. In all prob
ability, the use of cocaine was the
parting point of their addictions.
Four died from the direct use of this
drug. Evidently more than half the
••lass had followed the advice of the
teacher and were wrecked. A few
years after, the professor became an
invalid and retired from the profes-
sion, a victim of his own counsel and
confidence in cocaine.
ther than for their necessary food, by
gathering fruits, herbs and plants;
tlfcy knew no drink but water; were
not templed to drink or eat beyond
common thirst or appetite; were not
troubled with either public or domes-
tic cares, and knew no pleasures bul
those simple and natural in character.
"Many of these were said, at the
timo the country was discovered by
the Europeans, to have lived as long
as two hundred years."
This was without doubt an exagger-
ation, but that they were very long
lived Is evidenced by the fact that
within the last quarter of a century
there was an old woman living in Rio
Janeiro at the remarkable age of one
hundred and forty-one years.
Beauty of form and face are the nat-
ural lesults of right living, and to try
to get them In idleness by the aid of
massage, drugs, or physical culture, is
lo undermine the foundation for all
charm. Nature intended that we
should he of use, whether we are
genius or common clay, and natura
rules. We can't cheat her.
The Quiet Way Best.
What's the use of worrying. ' *
And Sl urrying.
And breaking up liis rest.
When everything is teaching us.
Preaching, and beseeching us
To settle down and end tho fus3.
For quiet ways are best?
The rain thnt trickles ilown in sliowcrs—
A blessing to the thirsty flowers
And gentle zephyrs gather up
Sweet fragrance from each brimming cu]\
There's ruin in the tempest s path.
There's ruin in a voice of wrath.
And they alone are litest
Who early learn to dominate
Themselves, their violence abate,
And prove by their serene estate
That quiet ways are best.
To Manage Three
Since the reorganization of the Van-
derbilt roads cast ot Chicago, a short
timf ago, several changes have been
made in the operating department.
The mcst important is the promotion
of Mr. C. F. Dalv from the position of
Assistant General Passenger Agent ot
When anything is growing. one
Tormatory is worth more than a thou-
sand reformatories.—Horace Mann.
Tuberculosis Rightly Classed.
The Health department of the city of
Philadelphia has decided that In futurp
tuberculosis shall be classed with
other diseases that are dangerous to
the public health, such as smallpox,
■diphtheria, scarlet fever, and other
vontagious maladies. The law in
Pennsylvania and most other States of
ibt> l"nlon requires that every case of
contagious disease shall he reported
lo the Health department. Hereafter
eli cases of tuberculosis must be so
epor*ed by the attending physician
The purpose of this law Is to enable
the Health department to take neces-
n ry steps to prevent the extension of
this diieast by disinfection of tao
"•jartmentE which have been occupied
Exercise gradually Increases the
physical powers, and gives mor<
strength to resist sickness.
Fruit Nectar—Take Concord grapes
or any kind of berries and put into a
stewpan with a small amount ol
water; boil ten minutes, stirring oc-
casionally. Strain first through a sieve
and then through a cheese cloth. Add
one-third sugar to two-thirds juice and
boil briskly for fifteen minutes. Put
in bottles and seal. When used add
either hot or cold water, to suit the
Macaroni au Gratin—Break enough
macaroni into inch lengths to till a
cup and cook In one and one-half pints
of boiling water in a double boiler un-
til tender. When done, drain and sepa-
rate by dashing over it a little cold
water. Mix with the macaroni ont>
cupful of cottage cheese, one table-
spoonful of cracker crumbs, rolled
fine, one fourth cup of creaui and one-
half teaspoonful of salt. Put in an
oiled graniteware dish and bake until
Vegetable Bouillon.—To one and
one-half pints of bran (pressed down),
aud two and one-half quarts of boiling
water. Allow this to simmec for two
hours or more; strain, add one pint of
strained tomato, one stalk of chopped
celery, one large onion and one-half
teaspoonful of powdered mint in a
muslin bag. Let this simmer togeth-
er for from half an hour to an hour.
Add water to make two and one-half
quarts of soup. Strain, add one tea-
spoonful of salt, or more if desired,
and reheat for serving.
On each bread-and-butter piate put
a pat of cocoanut butter, two nut
cheese straws, and a couple of bread
or cream sticks tied together with yel-
low and white ribbon.
Golden Salad.—Prepare eggs by
hard boiling them. Cut. when done.
Into two parts; remove Lhe yolks
without breaking the whites, mash
them and mix with enough mayon-
naise or boiled Balad dressing to bind
them. Fill the egg-white shells with
the prepared yolks, and stick the two
half whites together, thus forming
whole eggs. Cut one end flat, and
stand an egg on a lettuce leaf on each
salad plate. Around each egg put a
circle of mayornalae.
the J^akc Shore, to that of Passenger
Traffic Manager of the Lake Shore.
Michigan Central and Lake Erie and
Western. The General Passenger
Agents of these lines retain their posi-
Mr. Daly came to Chicago three
years ago from the Lake Erie & West-
ern, where he had been General Pas-
ser ger Agent. His promotion to so
responsible a position is a deserved
tribute to Mr. Daly's ability as a rail-
road operator. Some further changes
In the Vanderbllt lines are expected in
the near future but have not yet been
In all the changes so far made no
one has been displaced. The promo-
tions being to newly created offices.
Lake Batticalo, Ceylon, lias the
probably unique distinction of being
the home of a musical fish. The
sounds emitted by these are said to
be as sweet and melodious as those
which can be produced by a series of
Aeolian harps. Crossing the lake in
a boat one can plainly distinguish the
pleasant sounds. If an oar is dipped
in the water the melody becomes
louder and more distinct.
Brilliant Surgeons Not Wanted.
Genius is some sort of neuresis, an
uncalculated nervous disease. The
few men of genius I have met were
exceedingly impossible persona. They
are certainly entirely out of place in
the medical profession, where even
cleverness is not to be encouraged
Indeed, of all desperately dangerous
personR the brilliant surgeon Is the
most lamentable. — Sir Frederick
Treves in the Young man.
In the naval battle between the Eng-
lish and the French off Dominica in
April, 17S2, an English gunner was
standing by bis gun when the ship
Bheered abreast of the French flag-
ship. The gun was all ready and just
going to fire when a shot came in at
the port and took his leg off at the
knee. As quick as thought the man
pulled off his neckcloth and tied his
leg above the stump. The next instant
he seized his shot-off limb and thrust
It into the muzzle of his gun, which
went off two seconds later. " My
foot,'' shouted the man, exultantly,
is the first to board the Ville do
Log Tells of Nelson's Death.
There Is still in existence the log of
Nelson's flagship, the Victory, on the
day of Trafalgar. A clerkly hand,
clear and distinct, wrote amid the
echoes of French and Spanish guns;
"The Right Honorable Lord Viscount
Nelson, K, B., commander-in-chief,
was wounded in fhe shoulder !h.
COmin." Later, on the other page:
"Partial firing continued until 4h
30min„ when a victory having been
reported to the Right Honorable
Lord Viscount Nelson, K. B., and
commander-in-chief, he then died of
his wound." And t^l the time In the
margin the variations of the wind
are calmly noticed.
Good Prices for Chippendale.
A suite of Chippendale furniture
belonging to an old Essex family has
been sold privately at Saffron, Wal
den, England, for 1.&00 pounds. It
comprises a settee on six legs, twelve
chairs and five stools, eighteen pieces
in all. The frames were of walnut,
elaborately carved, with cabriole legs
and claw feet.
For the Lingerie Blouse.
The lingerie blouse bids fair to be
he feature of the year in point of
multiplicity of design and lavisbness
if handiwork. They are shown in all
grades of materials, ranging from the
oarser thread linens to the most cob-
webby. The hand work on them may
include hemstitching and French
knots, of course, besides the English
eyelet work, the Swiss embroidery,
feather stitching, and any and all of
the many sorts of fine sewing and em-
One beautiful model is shown in a
fine quality of linen, with hemstitched
tucks and tiny fleur-de-lis embroidered
over it. The design is simple, but is
worked solidly with linen floss. Two
slips of light colored silk are fur-
nished with this model and afford a
pleasing change. The rose silk slip is
especially effective when the blouse
is warn over It.
There have been marked changes in
all blouses recently. The pouch is
conspicuous by its absence and the
sleeves have very deep cuffs, with
much fullness between the shoulder
and the elbow.
forms scollops, and is outlined with
brown silk braid. The sleeve is fuli
leg o' mutton, with a long cuff effect.
The girdle is of brown velvet, caught
with a long buckle.
The Bell Cuff.
The bell cuff for card parties is
pretty, and it shows the hand and
gives one a chance to wear bracelets.
This cuff is shaped precisely like a
bell. It flares full around the
knuckles and is stiffened and trim-
med. It is tight at the top and sets
very snug to the wrist. It is a typical
Some housekeepers always make a
point of buying their soap in large
quantities, as they say it improves
A cup of cocoa will be greatly im-
proved if just before you take it from
the stove you beat the cocoa well
with an egg beater and add a few
drops of vanilla.
If a shovel containing hot coals be
held over white spots in varnished
furniture it will remove them. Rub
Deep belts have taken an upward
turn in the back, where in some ex- |
aggerated instances they reach in two
sharp points almost to the shoulders.
The downward droop at the front is . , , „
i „ „ . i ti. the wood well, while still warm, with
no less exaggerated. The \ Ictonan j_
corslet Is the newest effect. It' is
Soft girdles of lace will be worn
on the summer frocks.
A black net gown sprinkled with
buttercups is good.
The correct separate blonse Is eith-
er very plain or extravagantly elabor-
A popular spring ideal Is the skirt
of three flounces of aliover embroid
An ecru net ruching comes for the
neck when ecru sleeve ruffles are
Sleeves ending at the elbow with
turned-up gantlet cuffs and frills will
be the thing.
The very choicest design3 in thin
summer fabrics are in the shops for
Card Party Waist.
A very lovely separate bodice which
was called a card party waist was
made of the softest of golden brown
panno velvet. Its yoke and vest were
laid in folds, while across the bust
there was draped a fichu of white lace
in which there were embroidered
brown velvet dots. At one side there
was a chou of brown velvet ribbon.
The sleeves were shirred above the
elbow, and at the wrist there was a
fail of white lace with brown dots em
broidered again. The neck was a Wil-
helmina neck, cut round and filled in
with a white lace embroidered stock
made of soft finished taffeta or other
soft silk and Is very wide. In front
the deep point Is stiffened, and at the
back, there is a deep shaped buckle.
The front is 7 or 8 inches deep and is I
rounded at the top where it is bor- j
dered with ruching and otherwise dec-
orated. Pompadour silk is used for j
these belts. Many of the high girdles t
when of plain velvet or silk, are often I
elaborated with jewelled buttons or
The overskirt, real or simulated, is
making a strenuous effort for favor, \
and will be welcomed, If only it goes 1
no further. Triple skirts are charm- j
ing on tall figures, but a short woman
looks still more diminutive in skirts
cut around in parts. The threatened
invasion by the old-time panier and
polonais^ is confidently predicted, but,
then, it's a comfort to know that the ;
great designers are not agreed on this
and several other items of fashion for |
the coming season, and experience has
proved that the designers may offer
this or that, but popular fancy decides
the question. So we must wait and
see what good taste shall decide.
a soft flannel cloth.
Lavender combined with green
I makes a most effective as well as un-
usual bedroom. Many madras ma-
i terials trending tlieso two shades are
ro be found in the shops, as well as
' thin silk stuffs of similar coloring
that make exceedingly pretty curtains
tor such a room.
Velvet Street Costume.
Simple Evening Frocks.
One of the prettiest ideas that the
season shows in simple evening gowns
j is the use of silk bands edging ruf-
Jlos of mousseline de soie. or the same
idea on other thin material. A girlish
frock is of white mousseline de soie,
j mounted over pink silk. The skirt is
; trimmed with flounces of wide valen-
| ciennes, with the points falling into
a straight band of blue velvet. The
same idea with narrower lace and
bands makes a fichu arrangement,
and there is a blue sa6h.
An equally simple frock is of white
crepe, with irregular lines of silver
| running through the stuff. The cor-
i sage is cut in surplice fashion and
| crosses with a line of blue velvet
| bows. The bottom of the skirt is
■ trimmed with a flounco made of a
broad liberty ribbon, edged and
headed with a ruching of narrow vel-
| This use of liberty ribbon as trim-
ming that Is shirred and used as ruf-
fles or shirred on both edges and used
as entredeux is an idea just launched.
; A beautiful evening coat Is made of
i panels of Irish lace, with shirred cn-
1 tredoux of wide liberty ribbon. At the
j bottom of the garment is a band of
Black Gown Popular.
A black gown has come to be a
i necessity in every well-appointed out-
i fit. There are always occasions when
brightly tinted clothes are inappropri-
ate, and there is, besides, always a
certain elegance about a well-made
and properly fitted black gown which
recomme nds it to the fastidious dress-
er. With these desirable features
may be included the lact that black
Is almost universally becoming to
women; some of the art critics in
dress, on the contrary, declaro that It
ages a woman, brings into prominence
every line and wrinkle, deadens the
complexion and is woefully unbecom-
The majority of women have found
i these views decidedly fallacious, since
Old Styles in Sleeves. tne black gown grows in popularity
Sleeves are the most talked of fea- ; from year to year and has come to be
ture of the new spring designs. They j considered the one dress which is
differ radically from the sleeves of I always proper. It Is true that there
last season in having the puff always ! are some women to whom black is not
at the upper, rather than the lower, j suited, but it is always possible to ob-
part. Deep cuffs are also much In viate the ill effects by the liberal use
evidence and elbow sleeves, full and ' of white In the form of lace or chiffon
fluffy, are never to be more popular 1 about the throat and wrists.
The old-fashioned mousquetalre
sleeve, made famous by Bernhardt, Is
to be worn again. Its log o' mutton
Is not so pronounced as most of the
new models and it fits the arm rather
closely Its whole length. It Is hardly
necessary to say that this sleeve ts
only for the slender woman, with
long, thin arms.
Bolero coats are .too becoming to
be discarded. A pretty street model
after this style Is developed in chest-
nut brown Panama cloth, with a bo-
lero fitted to the figua# by means of
inverted pleats. Darker brown chif-
fon velvet is used for the collar, which
Vogue of Parasols.
The coming summer girl will be a
study In parasols. Never were these
charming accessories of a woman's
toilet gotten out in such artistic
shapes and such infinite variety. They
are embroidered ruffled, appliqued.
dotted, banded and covered with lace.
White silk parasols are made gay
with black lace butterflies appliqued
upon their silken surface and fluffy
chiffon frills falling from their edges
Parasols of yellow silk are complete-
ly covered with infinitesimal ruffles of
ecrue val. Golden butterflies, chiffon
roses and lace rosettes are set upon
tho most expensive of these summer
luxuries, which como In every shape
and every material for the delecta-
tion of the summer man.
There's a revival of serge.
The newest shirtwaist stocks have
A good deal of green shows in the
Very pretty shirtwaist gowns of
taffeta are shown.
White merino Is a favorite material
lor piain blouses.
Proper Thing in Sleeves.
A word as to details. The sleeve of
the moment is either one of two styles
—a large bishop to the elbow, set into
a long, easily fitted sleeve over the
under arm; in separate blouses or
shirt waists this is buttoned close to
wrist, but in the walking suit blouse
it is sufficiently easy to admit of an-
other sleeve beneath, If the weather
or occasion makes this desirable. The
still more popular leg o' mutton sleeve
Is now rarely plain fitting; It is ful-
in its length, and, though cut to the
arm below the elbow, is quite easy,
often gathered or plaited along tin-
inner seam above and wide enough to
need no buttons. In both these pat-
terns of sleeves the cuff extends well
over the hand.
Peel and slice one pound of pota-
toes, a Spanish onion, and a few-
blades of celery, using the white parts
Put two ounces of butter in a stew-
pan; when dissolved add the vege-
tables, cover the pan and let them
rook for ten minutes, shaking fre-
quently to prevent the vegetables
sticking to it. Add a quart of boiling
water and let the whole coo) to a
mash, pass all through a fine sieve,
and return to the sauc6fan with a
pint of milk.
When the soup boils, sprinkle in a
tablospoonful of finely crushed tapioca
while you quickly stir the soup. Cook
till the tapioca is perfectly clear, and
serve with fried dice of bread.
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