This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 Excerpt: ...adjusting the camera placed his head under a black cloth. When she saw him do this she became terrified, and with a piercing shriek she rushed to the window and threw herself out. She fell a distance of sixty-three feet to the ground and was quite dead when picked up. The only photograph taken was that of her little son, who died shortly afterwards in Calcutta. That there is a race of human being who possess tails is undoubted, for it would be impossible for the ignorant natives of Assam to collect mere freaks for exhibition purposes. They have no use for such things. But just where the country the tailed tribe inhabit is situated, it is impossible to say. Certain it is that the priests of the hill tribes of Assam can find tailed men and women for service in their temples when they want them, but not for all the gold of India would they catch these human apes and sell them to become the sport and playthings of the white man. They are the true servant of Hanuman, the monkey god of the Hindoos. Don't waste your gas and blame the meter. Don't light your stove and then take a kettle to the sink to filL. Fill it first. Don't, let your stove become dirty, and expect economical results. Don't let the burners under the water back run indefinitely. When boiler is hot turn it off, and--Don't heat a boiler full of water, when you need only a gallon for dishes. Don't let your lights burn all night and charge it to the gas range. Don't allow your flame to get yellow; admit more air, not too much. Don't light your ovens and let them go. Regulate them carefully, using a hand glass. Scorched meat or bread is not the fault of the range. Don't light your ovens, and then delay using them for a half hour. Don't kick about your bill, and quote your friend's small cooking expens...
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