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67. A New Night Lamp

Mothers who have timid little ones will appreciate
the new night lamp, the apparatus of which may be carried to the country

in a trunk or handbag. This apparatus consists of a small wooden float

through which passes a tiny wick. An ordinary china teacup is half filled

with cottonseed oil, the little floating wick placed in this, and a match

touched to the upright wick. While the sides of the cup prevent thc direct

light of the flame being visible to the person in bed, a pleasant dim

light is cast over the room.