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May 18, 1897.
MESSRS. LORING & Co.,

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Gentlemen : - It gives me
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PURIFIES

88 well as Beautifies

the Skin No other Cosmetic

will do it.

What is Scott's Emul

NOTES sion ? It is the best cod-liver oil, Milwaukee's Board of Education has col.

lected statistics as to the use of the rod in the partly digested, and com- public schools of that city and finds that out bined with the hypophos

of 35,000 pupils only 500 were switched last
year. The ratio of switched to unswitched

was so small that the Board has concluded phites and glycerine. What

that there is no use in retaining the rod, and will it do? It will make it is reported that it is likely to soon disappear

from the schools of Milwaukee. the poor

blood of the anæmic rich and red.

EFFECT OF CLIMATE ON MIND. It will give nervous energy

The past four years of a life given to scien.

tific investigation bave been devoted to deterto the overworked brain and mining the influence of climate as touching

mental and moral energy. Of these last, the nerves. It will add flesh to first two years were spent in California,

Arizona, Texas and the Mexicos, while the the thin form of a child,

two just past have been occupied with inves. wasted from fat-starvation.

tigations in Kansas, the Lake States and

Colorado.
It is everywhere acknowl- The capacity of the people in each section

above mentioned has been found to depend edged as The Standard of greatly upon the frequency of ralfall in the

midsummer months. the World.

A fuw primal facts were first gleaned from 5oc. and $1.00, all druggists.

most reliable sources. These conditions were SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemists, New York. in all cases demonstrated by extended observa.

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processes of students in Michigan public
DR.
OR MAGICAL BEAUTIFIER.

schools were found to be the more profound,
Removes Tan, deliberate, and therefore slow, than those of
Pimples,
Freckles,

states west of the Father of Waters. The like
Moth Patches,

conditions exist also in Florida, but in lesser
Rash and Skin
diseases, and degree. In contrast with these vicinity facts,
every blemish
on beauty,

it is noted that in Kansas, Nebraska, Texas,
and defies de California and neighboring regions the mental
tection. On its
virtues it has

processes are more instantaneous. Here the
stood the test

student mind is more suited to such studies as
of fordy-eight
years; no can be memorized. There is also a correspond
other has and
is so harmless,

ing lack of capacity for protr ted logical
we taste it to effort.
be sure it is
properly Scores of investigating educators in Call.
made. Accept fornia and Kansas have noted the fact that
no counterfeit
of similar pupils, at time of entrance to high schools, are

name. The distinguished Dr. L. A. Sayer, said to a lady of the haut-ton

weaker in mathematical and logical studies (a patient):" As you ladies will use them, I recommend, 'Gou

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in the land of sunshine." California's chil-
We feel so

dren think quickly, but not profoundly. The
sure that
we can pog.

first theory presented in explanatlon of this
itively cure

condition was that the lack of the bracing
COLDS, GRIP,
CATARRE,

cold of wintry seasons resulted in enervation.
CATARRHAL
DEAFNESS, Incipient CONSUMPTION, and all THROAT,

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MESSRS. LORING & Co.,

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Yours very truly,

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Silk Cloth. Price, $1.00. It is a book of hundreds of illustrations, of flower legends, and flower poems, together with a reliable flora for young people to begin work Wilson Flagg is also the author of this illustrated work, and he has upon. One teacher writes us : I keep on my desk several botanies for treated his subject in a form that is readable to both naturalist and simple scientific and exact reference; but for inspiration and to arouse enthu- bird lover. Birds of winter, birds of the night, birds of the moor, sea siasm in my pupils and love for the work, I use always the FAIRYLAND and shore, birds of the pasture and forest, and farm and barnyard, are all OF FLOWERS.'

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Cloth. Price, 75 cents. Poetry of Flowerland edited and selected by M. Alice Bryant, (224 pp.) contains about one hundred and fifty pieces of poetry relating to various flowers, with occasional bits of prose relating to the legends or uses of plants. The collection is interesting and will be prized by those who love flowers.— Wisconsin School Journal.

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