Arsenic and Tattoos

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Arsenic and Tattoos - t m ECONOMICAL FIVE-ROOM BUNGALOW. Tattooing...
t m ECONOMICAL FIVE-ROOM BUNGALOW. Tattooing Children. N one of the large Institutions for the deaf and dumb children of New York a novel means of Identification has been adopted. The children sometimes wander away or become lost while traveling and. as many of them cannot read or write, it is often difficult to return them to the institution. By tattooing the name and address on the skin it is an easy matter for the deaf mutes to be identified. The tattooing Is done in ink that Is not Indelible, but will su.nd for a year or two. The name and address Is generally written on the back of the neck at Just about the point where it joins the shoulders. BV C1IAS. S. SEDGWICK, ARCHITECT. Irvteretirvg Facts About Arsenic. K RSENIC Is mined In Japan. Italy. Portugal. Spain. Germany, England and In certain portions of this coun try. It has many uses, and as a poison It has been known since the esrly years. The peasant women of Austria consume great quantities of It, having much faith in its virtues as s besutifler. The men of the same region sre sddicted to its use in the mistaken belief that It increases their bodily strength and endurance. It is useful as a mineral. It is used la the manufacture of glass, white metal. and a great qusntly of paints. In printing calico. In maklnr toilet soaps, coemetlcs and complexion powders. For these and similar purposes between B.WiO snd 6.0H0 tens sre Imported into the United States every year. The sverag vslue is about SSS pr ton. Arsenic ore was discovered la Virginia only a few years sgo. when th mountain top around the present mining town tit Brlnton was a wilderness. A farmer wss clearing some new fields when several vt his cows thst bad been allowed to rustn the pasture were taken III and died within a very short time. At first It was on the under side, the Ttxt shtnrte are statacd green and the walls of tSe boo sre painted wblte. wttb white sash. Th first tior.t Is raised 2 feet C laches slwve the grade I'-cte. tb focnditkn wsU 1 btUt it tn'-bea ttlrk ct cement ard grsrel .ncrete. the bsemebt ttirht thst tb trosUe lay la a spring bere the cstt: often drsak. rtoa ei- nJuatWo It was found that tb water of the spring cor, la I tied eaofh arsenic t render It daogrroua to either taaa er beast. fpvn the death of th cattle hilled the -rtat.lUhRtt cf the rrosper-ons nilntr.g ljwn f Itrlototi. wbtch spead l!y lereme a busy center f Industry. The it. la r-sted st tb top of a ro'njnUia. tfm feet sVrv r Ievsl. Tb ore body sverare 25 to i per cent- fwr whit arsenic. It 1 focod la Cr vela, rroppiag tot ( tie sirfsc sod eitetxl-ing lato the earth f'c sa askcowa dls-tB-. Twenty dUtloct vrtca hsv lmm surovered. oatTfj.;.i4' for a dlsUs f eo mliea. so that tt deposits sre . tenle enough to th ada f th ttlted tate wta onee the lad as try shall have U-ea pyt f ss etteaalve tes; Vnxa tti time tte erw entee t L f nLr uttU It is Of lsbed It rem Is ss-

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  1. The Wichita Daily Eagle,
  2. 08 May 1910, Sun,
  3. Page 32

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