I WHY MEN 'REMAIN BACHELORS. Q At a. well-known club the subject of j I "Why men remain bachelors" came up j ; for discussion. The majority of those j k present came to the conclusion that our I extravagant style of living, as1 com pared with that of former times, is one of tho effective inlluenoes. The cost of. 1 supjiortinar a v.ifo and family is much ' larger than it usd to be, and this fea- i turc of thf maitw often causes hesita- tion on both sides. The young people are disinclined to start in an humble way and gradually improve their sit- uation. They ,vant all that their jiar- entM have, without waiting and striv-i;ig striv-i;ig for .it. I CHTLDEEN'S MEATS. gITowever slight the meal may be. it .i fhouitl be fixed as to time and quan-' quan-' tity. these being" detej-mined by the hours of the family meals and by the air. -unt thu child then eats. The kind j f food should also be as carefully looked to as at other meals. Promiscuous Promis-cuous and irregular eating should not be rillowocT. Children ofton ask for food apparently to fill the gaps" between gamef. when no better amusement than eat in;? presents itself. And the c hild's demands are often supplied with 1:0 greater intelligence biscuits, fragr-mcntn fragr-mcntn of cake, or "whatever comes handy" in the par.try are given to it. So far as one can jud::e. it is more frequently thooc; irreg-ularities than the food taken at meal times that cauw tho freijufnt indigestion of childhooL M'hn a child is1 obi enough to have his nicitiyi with the adults, the "between nvals" should be very light; a little milk, a biscuit, or a slice of bread and , butter is usually enough. Of course, different diet is required for children of dltt'ernit ages.