The Manchester Journal. (Manchester, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 42, Ed. 1 Friday, March 16, 1917 Page: 2 of 8
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Restored to Health by Lydia
E. Pinkham’s Vegetable
Fulton, N. Y. — “Why will women
pay out their money for treatment and
-receive no benefit,
when so many have
proved that Lydia
E. Pinkham’s Vege-
will make them
well? For over a
year I suffered so
from female weak-
ness I could hardly
stand and was
afraid to go on the
street alone. Doc-
___tors said medicines
were useless and only an operation
would help me, but Lydia E. Pinkham’s
Vegetable Compound has proved it
otherwise. I am now perfectly well
and can do any kind of work.”—Mrs.
Nellie Phelps, care of R. A. Rider,
R.F.D. No. 5, Fulton, N. Y.
We wish every woman who suffers
from female troubles, nervousness,
backache or the blues could see the let-
ters written by women made well by Ly-
dia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound.
If you have bad symptoms and do not
understand the cause, write to the
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., Lynn,
Mass., for helpful advice given free.
The czar of Russia is a timber mer-
^ ords of frank cheer, glances of
Love’s smallest coin, which yet to
some may give
The morsel that may keep alive a
j With the Fingers!
Says Corns Lift Out
Without Any Pain
Sore corns, hard corns, soft corns or
any kind of a com can shortly be
lifted right out with the fingers If you
will apply on the corn a few drops of
freezone, says a Cincinnati authority.
At little cost one can get a small bot-
tle of freezone at any drug store, which
will positively rid one's feet of every
corn or callus without pain or sore-
ness or the danger of infection.
This new drug is an ether compound,
and dries the moment it is applied and
does not inflame or even irritate the
surrounding skin. Just think! You
can lift off your corns and calluses
now without a bit of pain or soreness.
If your druggist hasn’t freezone he can
easily get a .small hottle for you from
his wholesale drug house.—adv.
Willing to Oblige.
John’s father kept a candy store,
and the little fellow often carried
candy to school to divide with the
other children. One morning the
teacher noticed n strong-smell of pep-
permint and began to investigate in
order to stop eating during school
hours. Unable to detect tile culprit,
she bent over small John and whis-
“John, have you any candy?”
“No, ma'utn,” he replied.
“Have any of the other boys any?”
As she turned away lie touched her
hand and said, "I will bring you some
at noon.”—Ladies’ Home Journal.
Apricots dried are more Valuable as
a food tlmn in the fresli stage, the wa-
ter is evaporated
and sugar is added
making a more
with all the aroma,
flavor and color
stewed and put
through a sieve, us-
ing sugar and cream, a pinch of salt,
then frozen, ryakes a most dainty ice
cream of delicious flavor.
Apricot shortcake is tlie ordinary
shortcake served with stewed apricots
and the sauce thickened slightly, with
a little butter added for richness.
Raisin Pie de Luxe.—Stew together
a cupful of seeded raisins and a quar-
ter of a cupful of currants (dried) in
a pint of apricot juice. Add three
tablespoonfuls of butter and two egg
yolks and a tablespoonful or two of
lemon juice, sugar if needed, cook
slightly. Put into a shell, previously
baked, cover with a meringue made
with the whites of the two eggs and
four tablespoonfuls of sugar.
Fifteen.Minute Pudding.—Take a
cupful of flour, a quarter of a tea-
spoonful of salt and a teaspoonful of
linking powder, sift together and add
Just enough rich milk to make a drop
batter. Rutter some cups, either cus-
tard or any pudding cups, put into
cadi a spoonful of the drop batter,
(lien drop in two or three apricots
with a tnlilespoonful of the juice, add
another spoonful of the dough on top,
then put into a pan of boiling water
to steam, allowing the cups to set in
tile w liter, not too deep, as the water
will boil into the cups. Cover tightly
and cook 15 minutes. Serve witli
whipped cream with a few chopped
apricots stirred into it.
Apricot dumplings may be made ns
one does apple dumplings: roll two or
three pieces of the fruit in a square
of biscuit dough, cover the dumplings
with the apricot juice with bits of but-
ter and bake for a half hour in a hot
A coffee cake Is made quite fancy
by rows of stewed apricots placed on
top just before it goes Into the oven.
Such a cake may be served hot with a
sauce for a dessert if so desired.
Tour party frock may have a high
waistline, or a normal waistline (a
Utile Pit pinched in), or no waistline
at all, like the frock shown in the pic-
ture. Choose whichever style looks
best on your figure with the assurance
*hat it has the approval of some world-
famed costumer back of it.
The pretty dance frock shown in the
picture has a double skirt of uet, one'
of them finished in points about the
bottom, bound with narrow satin rib-
bon. Over this a second skirt of net,
finished with a border of three rows .
' uiTich she may devote herself o' morn-
ings to splushy-dnshy sports clothes, or
limv uncompromisingly tailored her
street dress may be, trust the woman
of today to garb herself in something
alluringly suit and utterly feiniulne-
lobking. before tlie sun goes down, or
mighty shortly thereafter.
ihe pretty lingerie dress has re-
turned in all its glory of fine lace and
fine handwork on fine materials. Sheer
cotton and linen fabrics, and laces,
dear to the hearts of fine Indies, are
put together with painstaking needle-
(By FJ. O. SELLERS, Acting Director of
Sunday School Course of Moody Bible
(Copyright, 1917, "Western Newspaper Union.)
LESSON FOR MARCH 18
JESUS SAVES FROM SIN.
NET A FAVORITE IN PARTY FROCKS
We all know we cannot always make
ourselves well, but few perhaps r,:il-
ize how much we can do to keep our-
selves well.—Sir John Lubbock
LENTEN DISHES OF SALMON.
The Servant Question.
Ashley entered the employment
ngency office hurriedly, barely paus-
ing to wipe the perspiration from his
"Have you a cook who will go to the
country?” lie questioned anxiously.
The manager turned and opened a
door leading into tiie adjoining room,
and called out:
“Is there anybody here who would
like to spend a day in the country?”—
The first glass factory in the United
states was built in 17S0.
Motor-driven windlasses have been
designed for raising circus-tent poles.
But you can still buy
same price. .
This staple cereal in
its air-tight, wax-pro-
tected package will
keep indefinitely, yet
is ready to eat at a
Grape-Nuti is full of
with a delightful
wheat and barley
The Most Economical of
J If eggs continue at their present
high price, dishes of other foods will
of necessity need to lie
served to save their cost.
Salmon is such a favor-
ite fish nnd either fresh
or canned is always to
be found on tlie market.
Salmon Cups. — Chop
fine the contents of a
can of salmon, add to It
a half cupful of soft bread crumbs,
two tablespoonfuls of melted butter,
oue of lemon juice, two beaten eggs,
salt and pepper to taste and a half
cupful of rich milk. Mix until well
blended, then pack in greased cups,
set into a pun of water and bake un-
til firm. Turn out and serve hot on
Individual dishes with white sauce.
Salmon Soup.—Cook a grated onion
for ten minutes in a quart of milk.
Add two tablespoonfuls each of flour
and butter, cooked together; add salt
and pepper and half a can of salmon.
Cook ten minutes, press through a
sieve and serve very hot.
Fried Smoked Salmon.—Make a
marinade of four tablespoonfuls of
olive oil, two of vinegar, two cloves, a
bay leaf ami six pepper corns. Pour
this over a pound of smoked salmon
and let stand for several hours. Then
fry the slices in a good salad oil and
serve at once, garnished with slices
Salmon Souffle.—Flake a can of sal-
mon, udd to it the well beaten yolks
of three eggs, n half cupful of bread
crumbs which have heeu soaked in
warm milk, salt, pepper and a little
lemon juice. Beat the whites of the
eggs until stiff, then fold them Into the
mixture. Bake in a moderate oven in
a buttered disli set in hot water.
Scalloped Salmon With Peas.—If
canned peas are used drain them
1 from the liquor, put a layer of salmon,
free from skin uud bones, with a cup-
j ful of bread crumbs and two cupfuls
j of thin white sauce in layers with the
peas and white sauce, using the
crumbs buttered to cover the top. Bake
until the crumbs are brown.
Potatoes may be used in place of
peas. Salmon made into a loaf and
steamed, then garnished with cooked
peas with a sauce, makes unother de-
licious and nourishing dish of peas
Fish Souffle.—Make a white sauce,
using two tablespoonfuls each of but-
ter and flour, adding the flour when
the butter Is bubbling hot; add a cup-
ful and a half of milk, a teaspoonful
of ^craped onion, a tablespoonful of
■ minced parsley, and two cupfuls of
i canned fish. Beat three egg yolks
I and add to the fish, then fold in the
I beaten whites and bake in a moderate
I oven until firm in the center. Serve
with a w’hite or tomato sauce.
of satin ribbon, is draped in double
Points at each side and gathered iuto
The overhodice is of lace bound with
ribhon and fastens at the hack. It is
finished at the top with a border and
suspenders of crepe georgette and at
the bottom with little silk balls. The
dress is worn over a slip of taffeta.
Among new models in net there are
some having underpettleonts of net and
crepe Instead of silk, and the effect is
wonderfully soft. Net in two colors,
hemstitched together, provides some
novel effects in draperies and a favor-
ite combination is paprika, or tomato
red. nnd white. The dress pictured is
| work in these frocks. They never fail
to captivate women possessed of good
taste, and the French have an axiom
that explains It, “There is noting so
beautiful as cure," it runs.
Besides these sheer gowns there are
others of soft silk crepe, or light wool-
en fabrics, that are of the same char-
acter. One of them Is shown in the
illustration, and jt might be made of
crepe de chine, (bailies, satin. silk-au«l-
wool poplin or any other supple itm-
teriul. It is a one-piece dress with
lengthwise plaits down the front and
three wide tucks in the remainder of
the straight, full skirt. The sleeves
are full and gathered Into a frill
FEMININE SOFTNESS IN AFTERNOON GOWNS
all in white with silver ribbon In bind- [ waistline. There Is a soft girdle and
ing and border and in the hall trim-
ming, but the same idea Is carried out
successfully with colored ribbon* on
white net. The silk underslip might be
in a tint instead of white.
A conrse-meshed silk lnce, used In
the bodice, stretches sufficiently to ac-
commodate itself to the .lines of the
figure, nnd may be re-enforced with a
lining of net or crepe georgette.
The eternal feminine will assert
Itself in soft and frilly or demure
frocks for afternoon wear—and let u*
he thankful therefor. No mutter how
sailor collar of silk with a collar of fine
net-top lace draped over the eollnr of
silk. T tie frock fastens at one side
with snap fasteners, but ornameutul
buttons are set over them.
Even these afternoon gowns are not
much lengthened as to the skirts. Bn:
tills Is a matter that the Individual
may decide for Lerself been use authori-
ties are of two minds about iL
LESSON TEXT-John 8:12, 81-37, 66-58
(Read entire chapter).
GOLDEN TEXT—If the Son therefore
shall make you free, ye shall be free In-
Teachers should sketch rapidly in a
chronological way the events in the life
of our Lord, (.She any good harmony)
and show that this lesson belongs to
the period of the Galilean ministry of
Jesus when he had gone up to Jerusa-
lem to attend the feast of the taber-
nacle (John 7:1-52). Let us be sure
to load our guns with temperance am-
munition, he familiar with facts, take
careful aim, concentrate nil we have
to say upon or.e definite aim, and then
pull the trigger e. g. be sure to shoot
a, temperance charge aud make a tem-
I. The Slavery to Sin. Jesus’ previ-
ous references to water (Chs. 4 and 7)
and to bread (ch. (!) were occasioned
by outward occurrences; so with this
reference to light, in the treasury (v.
20) near to Jesus ns he spake were two
colossal, golden lamp stands around
which when lighted the people gath-
ered with rejoicing. Amid the blaze of
this Illumination, Jesus exclaims: “I
am the light of the world.” What is
more beneficent than light as It re-
veals, cheers and brings life, health
nnd happiness to mankind? Without
light there is no vision. Without Jesus
there is no spiritual wisdom. Without
light we know not whither we are go-
ing. Without Jesus we grope in the
darkness. Every ray of light, of truth,
of holiness and love comes from him.
for God Is light, nnd in him is no dnrk-
ness at all (I John 1 :15). Some think
that these words were occasioned by
the onlookers, seeing what Jesus had
written iu the sand (vv. 1-11). The
first step In the slavery of sin is blind-
ness; the second is habit; and the
third is that of absolute slavery (Prov.
0:22), Jesus was the incarnation of
the light of God. We cannot con-
ceive of Jesus making such an asser-
tion as this, and being merely a good
II. The Possibility of Freedom (w.
81-36.) These words were spoken to
"those which had believed on him,” nnd
as the result they were to know the
truth, and the truth should make them
free. Knowledge and liberty come from
a continuance (abiding) in the word of
God (John 14:15; 16:12-13). Many men
reject Jesus Christ because they claim
they wish to have their liberty, and by
so doing they lose their liberty. A dis-
ciple is a learner: Jesus is the teacher;
the entrance examinations to the
school of Christ are the simple and
necessary condition of believing or nc
cepting him as Lord and teacher. The
scholars are all the disciples who con
: tinue under his instruction. The oh
ject of the schooling is to make pet-
| feet men, “unto the measure of the
I stature of the fulness of Christ" (Eph.
4 :22 ; Col. 4 :12). < ’hrlst’s school is pot
only in the church and in the Sunday
school and Young People’s society, but
| it is everywhere, in the home, in the
| office, at work and piny; wherever one
is trying truly to live according to
Christ’s will, he is in his school, and
that school is open both day and night;
there are no vacations and no recesses.
| The text book is the Book of books.
! " e need not argue as to the necessity
of sin, but realize the fact that nil are
j under sin (Rom, 5:12), but being un-
der sin does not necessitate our abid-
ing there, nor Is sin necessary to our
| being. This freedom here is from sin
nnd the love of sin and the curse ami
the penalty of sin and the bondage and
corroding care of sin. It is also mental
freedom, freedom for Christian nc-
tlvity. A knowledge of the English
Bible is a liberal education, and brings
true liberty to those who are thus edu-
cated. As contrasted to that we have
the slavery of sin (vv. 34, 36). The
drunkard is a slave because he Is re-
strained from doing what he knows he
ought to do. He cannot even do wrong
freely for his conscience constantly up-
braids him. He is a slave because lie
is compelled to hear the consequences
of sin against his will. The way
escape (v. 36) Is through the son:
the son therefore shall make you free
ye shall be free Indeed."
III. The Authority (vv. 50, 58). The
Jews took exception to the words of
Jesus (33-55). When did Abrnhatn see
Jesus? Rend the 18th and 19th chapters
of Genesis, and we find that one of the
three who visited Abraham was differ-
ent from the other two, anil remained
behind while two went on to Sodom.
Tiie one who remained was the Lord
Jesus, Jehovah appearing in human
form before his later incarnation as
Jesus of Nazareth.
"I Am” Is the name of Jehovah.
Jesus here takes that name to himself.
There was a time when Abraham came
to tie or was (v. 58). but there was
no time when our Lord ever came to
he for he Is the eternul “I Am.” Being
thus one with God, he has the power
to set men free.
We have In this chapter the picture
which Jesus draws of the character of
the devil ns the enemy of mankind un-
der two aspects: First, he is a mur-
derer (v. 44).
No war has sluln what intemperance
(ono of ills favorite Instrument*) bus
slain. Second, he Is a liar.
LAX-FOS IS AN IMPROVED CASCARA
A Digestive Laxative
CATHARTIC AND LIVER TONIC
Lax-Fos is not a secret or Paten* Medi-
cine but is composed of the following old-
fashioned roots and herbs:
BLUE FLAG ROOT
IV1AY APPLE ROOT
In Lax-Fos the Cascara is improved by
the addition of these digestive ingredients
n aking it better than ordinary Cascara,
and thus the combination acts not only as a
stimulating laxative and cathartic but also
as a digestive and liver tonic. Syrup laxa-
tives are weak, but Lax-Fos combines
strength with palatable, aromatic taste and
does not gripe or disturb the stomach. One
bottle will prove Lax-Fos is invaluable for
Constipation, Indigestion or Torpid Liver
The Skye Terrier.
The two British sailors had secured,
tickets for tiie dog show and were gaz-
ing at the sk.ve terrier which had so
much hair that it looked more like a
woolen rug than a dog.
“Which end is ’is’ ’end, Bill?” asked
“Blowed if I know,” was the reply.
‘But ’ere, I’ll stick a pin iu ’im, and
you look which end barks."
SYRUP OF FIGS FOR
II GRID’S BOILS
cruel to force nauseating,
harsh physic into a
Look back at your childhood days.
Remember the “dose" mother insisted
on—castor oil, calomel, cathartics.
How you hated them, how you fought
against taking them.
With our children It’s different.
Mothers who cling to the old form of
physic simply don't realize what they
do. The children's revolt is well-found-
ed. Their tender little "insides" aro
Injured by them.
If your child's stomach, liver and
bowels need cleansing, give only deli-
cious “California Syrup of Figs.” Its
action is positive, but gentle. Millions
of mothers keep this harmless “fruit
laxative” handy; they know children
love to take it; that it never fails to
clean the liver and bowels and sweet-
en the stomach, and that a teaspoonful
given today saves a sick child tomor-
Ask at the store for a 50-cent bottla
of “California Syrup of Figs.” which
has full directions for babies, children
of all ages and for grown-ups plainly
on each bottle. Adv.
“Darling," says the fond wife, "I
dreamed last night that you gave me a
“Yes, and I woke up laughing like n
“Huh, if I'd dreamed that I gave you
a diamond necklace, I’d have wakened
the whole neighborhood with my
COVETED BY ALL
hut possessed by few—a beautiful
head of hair. If yours is streaked with
gray, or is harsh and stiff, you can re-
store it to its former beauty and lus-
ter by using "La Creole” Hair Dress-
ing. Price $1.00.—Adv.
“She loved him long."
"That’s tiie way with women. They
never love us when we are short.”
this. Better get a
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The old family remedy—In tablet
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opiates—no unpleasant after effects.
Cures colds in 24 hours—Grip in 3
days. Money back if it fails. Get
the genuine box with Red Top and
Mr. Hill's picture on it—25 cents.
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