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imal products when out, not having them at that feet that become cold accidently by stand

ing in the street, on the cold ground, on the "Now compare this diet with one of flesh snow or on the ice, but we wish to speak of a or a mixed one. The latest analysis shows condition of disease which consists in having flesh to contain from 70 to 74 per cent of wa- the feet habitually cold. If a person cannot ter, the dry residue being very rich in nitro- have thc feet warm, in spite of warm felt shoes, gen, and it contains a little carbonaceous or in spite of woolen stockings, and these morefatty matter. llence, to live on meat alone, over in a warm room, and his feet are cold in as much as eight pounds a day is necessary. bed during the night he is in a condition of Then there are to be considered the diseases chronic malady, which is the cause of many of animals which are communicable to man if other maladies. What is the cause of such that flesh be not thoroughly cooked all through cold feet? The physiologist would say that and as very few of our animals live a perfect- animal heat depends on the blood which gives ly natural life, most of them are more or less out its heat to all parts of the body, and if the diseased, especially the fat ones. The excess circulation is sluggish in any part, there is in of nitrogen taken into the system in eating that part a sensation of cold. In that chronflesh meat has to be got rid of by the liver, ic condition which consists in having the feet kidneys and lungs; hence these organs, are cold we have then a defective distribution of overtaxed, and much disease is the conse- the blood. As the cold feet do not receive a quence. In fact, were it not for flesh food we sufficient quantity of blood, therefore they do doctors should have very little to do. Man not get a sufficient quantity of warmth, the living in towns can not afford to eat much nutrition of these extremities is perverted, Heshi, because he does not get sufficient exer- some of their functions are arrested and orcise and oxygen to burn up the excess of ni- ganic troubles follow. Not only the part trogen. If he does cat this flesh, and if he affected becomes diseased, but as a result eat much, then he must suffer from many other remote organs. complaints, such as indigestion, bilious at- To have the feet habitually cold is not the tacks, congested liver, hemorrhoids, gastric result of a deficient quantity of blood in the catarrh and other gastric troubles. If the system; the quantity exists, but it is blocked habit be continued in gall-stones or urinary up in other places, in the arteries and veins. calculi may follow, or rheumatism and gout. This ebbing tide of blood, which sometimes Then the kidneys become diseased and more causes extravasations of blood has often been work is thrown on the heart, which becomes followed by dangerous symptoms. Thus we also discased; the end is death by one of the find hemorrhoids in men, and nearly all uterlingering diseases, which shows a diseased or-ine affections in women, are due to habitually gan somewhere. Even epilepsy and many cold feet, and when these cease, the affections nervous diseases are aggravated by flesh. that follow disappear also. Cancer is on the increase, and from some ot- IIabitually cold feet are the origin of many servations I have made, it may be indirectly affections of the stomach. This unequal cir. traced to flesh. Consumption has only a re- culation of the mass of the blood often causes mote connection with flesh, it being due chief diseases of the liver, of the intestines, of inly to the wantof fresh air. Vegetable food is flammations and catarrhs of the stomach. cheap, contains an abundant supply of nutri. This bicod repelled from the extremities goes ment at first cost, and our systems are so very often to congest the lungs, organs which formed as to use it with least expenditure of casily yield to sanguine congestions. And it vital force."

can be said that ninety times in one lundred,

diseases of the lungs are due to cold feet. COLD FEET.

Cold feet often induce difficult respiration and

astlima; the heart becomes subject to palpitaWe often hear persons complain of having tions. The congestion reaches the larynx, cold feet, not only in the winter but at all sea- the head; from these the trouble extends to sons of the year We do not understand by the brain and to the eyes.

Books and Papers.

All these affections disappear when the feet are kept warm.

It is to our own carelessness that liabitually cold feet are duc. We systematically render

PHENOLOGICAL JOURNAL AND SCIENCE OF ourselves ill. Even from the cradle they raise

IIEALTH. September, Contents; Allan Piukerton,

the detective; True Religious Education; Organic us to have cold feet. The stockings are thin

Cerebration; Cranial Affinitics of Men and Apes; and the shoes narrow with elastic tips, so that Language No. 6; Blarney Castle and the Blarney the blood cann't circulate in the feet; add to Stone; Robin and the Phrenologist; The Founder this the evil custom of having garters, and the

of the Schwenkfelders; Hints on Child Training;

Della and Blanche; The Mind Curc; Many of the general want of care for the feet, and it is

above articles are illustrated by portraits. Notes easily scen why these organs revenge this in Sciencc; Trichinosis, No. 2, is an article to be treatment later.

studied; A Child Prodigy, etc., etc. Fowler and What is necessary to avoid cold feet, and

Wells, Co. 753 Broadway, N. Y. Terms $2. a year. to cure this infirmity when it exists?

HALL'S JOURNAL OF IIEALTII. August, Contents; It is not well to give batlıs too warm to

Cholera; The Sick Room; Care of the Teeth; A children; it is well to continue baths at all

Study of Leprosy; The Paraguay Tea Tree; Yel.

low Fever , Chicago Beef; Effects of thin Atmos. ages. The feet should be attended to, and

phere; Health Alphabit; etc., etc. E. II. Gibbs, infants should have loose shoes, without elas- | M.D. 21 Clinton Place, N. Y. Terins $1. a year. tics, and then the feet will keep warm. If the

JIERALD OF IIEALTH. September, Contents; Nafeet have becoine habi:ually cold, it is neces- tional IIealth and work; New method of Reducing sary to have patience and not think that a Fever; lIypnotism; The Cholera; Florence Night. trouble that has required twenty or thirty ingale's Remarks about the Sick in India; Studies

in Hygiene for Women; etc., etc. M. L. IIolbrook, years to establish can be cured in one night.

M. D. 13 & 15 Laight Si., N. Y. $1. a year. There is no specific for the cure of chronic

MR3. IIURD'S WIECE. By Elle Farman. TI cold feet. The cure of the evil pertains to

Young Folks' Library. Mustratcu. Boston; D. natural therapeutics, is rubbing, vapor bathis Lothrop & Co. Price 25 cents. This fascinating and walking. In this way warmth comes to story, one of the best from the author's practised the feet, and with it health returns. When

pen, will find a multitude of earnest and appreciative the feet are warm it becomes easy to talk, for

rcaders. It draws a sharp contrast between genuine,

practical religion and its fashionable substitute, and then the head is cool and the blood circulates shows the hollowness of a life not based upon sound freely. The old proverb which said that principle. The character of Lois Gladstone is clear* head cool, feet warm and waist free may

ly and effectively drawn, and the story of her expe. laugh at the doctors " finds here confirmation.

riences in the Hurd household, with the changes

brought about in it through ber quiet but persistent An excellent rapor bath for the teet is

influence, is told with skill and feeling. There is made thus :

hardly a page without its suggestive passage, and In a small box prit i jug of boiling water,

we know of few books which contain so much that and envelop this jug with cloths wet with ho:

is i eally helpful to young girls placed in positions

1 here self control, inoral courage and self-sacrifice water. Place the naked feet on slats that

are requirer!. corer the box. and then envelop them with tlannel. The vapor which rises from the wet clotlis warms the fi-et and dilates the blood

NERVOUSNESS IN SPEAKING. vessels ; thus the blood has more space to circulate, and the nerves are excited tv action. A yocIHFUL speaker, nervous at the prosAfter a certain time wipe the fect with a dry poet of addiessing a literary society on its towel. It is well also to have at the feet, in anniversary, was advised by a clergyman to the bed, during the night, a bottle or jug filled look upon the audience as if it were so many with hot water.

cabbage-heads. The suggestion was -Hall's Journal of Health.

bad one, provided the youth had thoroughly prepare.) the specch for heads with brains.

The young man, though he did not know it, It is better to retrace a wrong step than to held in that nervousness, at least, one claim persist in a wrong course.

to a place among orators. For there is scarce

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ly a public speaker whose words move men, “I sank back in the chair,” he said dewho does not feel a similar tremor every time scribing his mortification, “ almost wishing he rises before a great audience.

that I had been with Pharoah and his hosts “My throat and lips,” said the late Lord when the Red Sea went over them.” Derby, surnamed the “Rubert of debate,', " My Lords," said the Earl of Rochester, from his dashing, fearless style, “ when I am as he began a speech to the House of Lords, going to speak, are as dry as those of a man “I-I-I rise this time--My lords, 1–1-I who is going to be hanged."

divide my discourse into four branches. My Mr. Mathews, in his essay on “ The Ora- lords, if ever I rise again in this house, I give tor's Trials,” has collected a number of cases you leave to cut me off, root and branch to illustrate the fact that the very sensibility forever.' which gives the orator his power makes him The lesson taught by these incidents is nervously anxious before rising to address an this: The orator should master, but not audience.

eradicate, his nervousness. Canning, one of Patrick Henry usually began with a hesi. England's wittiest and most classical of ortating timidity, which continued until the ex. ators, used to sayhe was sure of speaking his citement of speaking threw it off. William best if he rose in a great fright. The more Pinkney, a'haughty, defiant, and vehement or- his heart beat the more certain he was that ator, would turn pale when about to speak, the heart of the audience would soon beat in and his knees would tremble, as though he responsive sympathetic rhythm. were Belshazzar, gazing at the mysterious -Selected. handwriting on the wall. Even years of practice failed to repress this nervousness.

WONDERS OF LITTLENESS. It is fortunate for the orator that years do

Plixy and Elian relate that Myrmecides not do this. For without the sensibility which begets it, one of the forces of oratory would wrought out of ivory a chariot, with four

wheels and four horses, and a ship with all be wanting.

Tristam Burgess, “the bald eagle of her tackling, both in so small a compass, Rhode Island,” while speaking, on some im- that a bee could hide either with its wings. portant question, in the House of Represent- Nor should we doubt this when we find it reatives, suddenly pointed his fore-finger to- corded in English history on less questionable ward his opponent and made a long pause.

authority, that in the twentieth year of Queen * That pause was terrible,” said a colleague

Elizabeth's reign a blacksmith of London of to Mr. Burgess, on leaving the House. "To the name of Mark Scaliot, made a lock of no one so terrible as to me,” replied the or- iron, steel and brass, of eleven pieces, and a ator, “for I couldn't think of anything to say.”, pipe key, all of which only weighed one grain. "Nothing but strong excitement and a great three links, which he fastened to the lock and

Scaliot also made a chain of gold, of forty occasion,” wrote Lord Macaulay while he was looked upon as one of the orators of the key, and put it around the neek of a flea, House of Commons, "overcomes a certain re

which drew the whole with perfect ease. The serve and mauvaise honte [bashfulness) which chain, key, lock, and flea, altogether weighed I have in speaking; not a mauraise honte

but one grain and a half!-- Selected. which in the least confuses me or makes me hesitate for a word, but which keeps me from Individual effort alone gives growth,-subputting my fervor into my tone or my action.” stantial growth of character; what we pos

Dr. Storrs, the most finished of pulpit or- sess, not what we profess, is a safeguard ators, whose extenporaneous sermons are against error. Oft repeated ceremonies of marvels of rhetoric, thought and eloquence. confession are not the power that resurrects It is said made a cead failure when he first and brings the soul into newness of life; preached without notes. After floundering good homes do not form noble men or wom. for twenty five minutes, he came to a full en, without thought beyond self and material stop.

conditions.-E. M. II.

SURE PROMISE.

PLEASANT HILL, Kr.

CANTERBURY, N. H.

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rial things,

new; 2. O Fa - ther, give me dai - ly bread, And wine that's ev 3. The earth is promised to the meek, E - ter

nal life be - side; 4. O then let noth-ing rob my soul, Nor an у

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That food which saints and an gels eat, That hidden man - na pure. My spir - it

feasts on in ward joys And pit-ies those a . round. And will he not my wants sup - ply With ev'ry thing I need? Then 0 tha:

world to which I go, Shall be my great con- cern.

GIVING COD OUR BEST.

THE BEATTY ORGAN AND PLANO CO.

A Wonderful Business Rejuvenated The vessels used in the temple service

and Established. were of pure gold; none were of silver, for From Frank Leslie's Illustrated Verospaper. it was not anything accounted of in the days ington, New Jersey, is tolerably well known

The name of Daniel F. Beatty, of Washof Solomon; therefore it was not considered to the majority of the people of the United worthy to be mixed with the gold offered for States in connection with the manufacture the service of the King of kings. Whatever and sale of musical instruments. By liberal was for his service must b2 of the best quali- direct with the purchaser, he built up a most

and wide-spread advertising, and by dealing ty. May we nut learn a lesson from this? extensive business in organs and piavos. It Does it not teach that we are to offer to the was liis ambition to erect and own the largest Lord nothing but gold-pure truc gold?

organ factory in the world, and he succeeded What, then, is the gold which we are to incident to a disastrous fire in 1881, and the

in so doing. But the hindrances and losses give to God? Can we all give it? Yes, it is want of adequate capital, combined with a the soul's offering to him we call our King. lack of business method, led to a scrious enIt is the “ soul's best ” for God. How freely tanglement in his affairs. Although he made we give the best we can possibly afford to those and sold over seventeen thousand (17,000)

organs last year, lis embarrassments, which we love! Shall we less freely offer ourselves dated their origin years before, became so and our best to him who first bestows what serious that he finally sold his business to a ever we possess of talent, influence or sub-corporation composed of his creditors. It is stance? Think you he will accept our silver understood that this company, with ample

capital, has undertaken to make good as far if we withhold our gold? In our service for as possible all the obligations of Mr. Beatty, him let our energy be the gold of our strength, giving preference to the purchasers of organs not the dribblings of a spent power.

We and pianos whose goods are still undelivered

and to whom it is shipping daily their instruwillingly give our best exertion to obtain

The company is under the presidency pleasure or recreation, let us see that we ex- of Mr. I. W. England, of New York, his pend it not alone in this, reserving only the manager being Mr. W. P. Hadwen; and the silver for God's work.

gentlemen composing the directors and stock

holders are among the best known and most Some of us may think we have not much responsible business men in the country: All to give compared to what many others have. new orders, we are assured, are filled on This may also be true; but if that little is receipt with instruments of the best quality ; really our very best we may confidently offer while arrearages are being manufactured and it for God's acceptance. It is not the quanti- On such a basis, supplying a superior article

shipped at the i ate fnot less than 100 a week. ty he asks but the true pure metal, however at a moderate price, free of agent's comsmall the quantity:--The Christian.

missions, the new cincern ought to achieve a great sucress.

ments.

Kind Words.

Kings may control nations, evil may sway

its millions, yet truth cannot be made to fear Union Village, Ohio, Aug. 1884.

or change.-E. M. II.
Tue Aug. issue just received is equal in all
respects to any of its predecessors.

Deaths.
C. Clapp.
West Pittsfield, Mass. Aug. 1881.

Lucy Blakeley, July 29, at South l'nion, I THINK so much of the August number Ky. Age 80 yrs. 9 mo. & 13 days. that I shall wish to send several copies abroad.

A futhful laborer in the vineyard of the
S. Mabee.
Lord.

H. L. E.
Shaker Village, N. H. Aug.

John Martin, Aug. 18, at Union Viilage, The August number of the Manifesto, is an Ohio. Age 80 yrs. 1 mo. and 17 days. excellent paper, and contains a great deal of Diadama Bartholomew, Aug. 20, at En good.

Mary Whitcher. field, N H. Aged 69 yrs. 7 mo. ? days.

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