TEMPERANCE AND VEGETARIAN PARALLELS

By JAMES HENRY COOK.   SOME time since, a well-known temperance reformer who is not himself a vegetarian said that ” there was not a single argument that could be advanced against the principles of vegetarianism and in favour of meat-eating, that could not with equal force be put forward against the practice of abstinence … Read more

THE FOLLY OF DELAY

By Heselton J T.   WHEN a young man I was assistant to an orthodox doctor. Naturally, I became acquainted with the usual remedies prescribed for suffering humanity. But I was dissatisfied. Patients who did not take their medicine in many cases recovered more quickly than those who did. Thinking seriously led me to believe … Read more

A HOMOEOPATHIC TONIC FOR PLANTS AND TREES

By MRS. BARRACLOUGH.   DEAR SIR, You lately issued an invitation to Subscribers to give experiences of Homoeopathic treatment on plants. I hope you might find the following of some interest. In my garden is a young walnut tree of which we are proud. This year the leaves showed curling and blisters. I enquired of … Read more

THE IMPORTANCE OF MINERAL SALTS IN THE HUMAN ORGANISM

By J. REGAN.   THE importance of calcium, or lime in the organism is just now the subject of numerous investigations and an astonishing number of maladies are attributed to an alleged or actual depletion of the organism with respect to this mineral. This is so marked as to have called forth the expression that … Read more

LACHESIS THE POISON OF THE SURUKUKU SNAKE

By MISS DOROTHY WILLIAMS.   THE surukuku snake of South America is a very deadly snake and much feared by the natives. It grows to seven feet and upwards in length, has fangs nearly an inch long, and a reddish-brown skin marked along the back with blackish-brown spots. The first trituration and first dilution in … Read more