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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 36 pages of information about Dante.

A proprietary medicine like everything else that comes before the public, has to prove its merits.  The law of the survival of the fittest applies in this field as in others.  Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound has been used by women for nearly fifty years.

“I know women who have been helped” “My mother had taken Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound, and when I needed something for my periods I took it and got good results.  I recommend it to women with any female troubles, and I know other women who have been helped by it.”  Mrs. Max Retzer, Lumsden, Saskatchewan.

“I used to have very bad pains in my back and sides and often was not fit for work.  I tried many medicines before I took yours.  I saw Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound advertised in the ‘Toronto Globe,’ and now that it has helped me I recommend it to all my neighbors.”  Elizabeth Campbell, 13 St. Paul St., Lindsay, Ontario.

Chocolate frosting
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Ingredients 1-1/2 squares chocolate 1 cup sugar 1 cup boiling water

Method—­Cut chocolate into small pieces, add sugar and water and stir until blended.  Boil until a soft ball forms when dropped into ice-water.  Cool.  Beat until creamy and spread on cake.

WHITE FROSTING

Ingredients 1 egg white 1 cup confectioner’s sugar 1/2 teaspoon flavoring

Method—­Beat the white of egg until stiff.  Stir in the sugar and flavoring and beat until creamy.

When A man comes home from work at night, he wants to find his home clean and comfortable, his supper ready, his children happy and his wife smiling a welcome to him.  These are only natural feelings and when things are the reverse and he has to help do the work, he looks for the cause of the trouble and its remedy.  Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound will help women keep strong and well.

With my husband’s help” “I used Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound for pains across the small of my back.  They bothered me so badly that I could do my work only with my husband’s help.  One day we saw the ‘ad’ in our paper telling what Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound is doing for women so I began to take it.  It has helped me wonderfully.  I am feeling fine, do all my housework and washing for seven in the family.  I had been irregular too, and now I am all right.  I am telling my friends what it has done for me and am sure it will do good for others.  I will stand up for Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound any time.”  Mrs. Wm. Juhnke, Foster, Oregon

Mocha frosting
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Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup confectioner’s sugar 2 tablespoons cold boiled coffee 2 tablespoons cocoa 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

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