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IDANGER OF DULL DAYS.I

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I DANGER OF DULL DAYS. I ft would seem almost impossible for a person to be killed by sunstroke without seeing the sun, yet it is a thing which hap- pens with unpleasant frequency in India. The rca.son, of course, is that when the sun is "in" as we say, it is in reality only ob- scured by clouds, which, -although they shade the light, do not in any way inter- fere with the heat. Consequently the fierce rays of the sun beat down just as usual, and the unwary or careless individual who goes I out without his sun helmet may consider himself lucky if a serious illness is the only result. Similarly, the early morning, when the sun has just risen, is another particu- larly dangerous time for "tap," as the Tommy in India calls it. Although this is the coolest part of the day, it is also the most treacherous, for the sun's rays then are horizontal, and strike dead upon the side of the head and nape of the neck, both of which 6pots are soon affected by heat. One is also liable to get sunstroke through the eyes, while another very vulnerable point is the spine. To protect this latter, soldiers in very hot ctations wear 3pine-pads.strips of thick cloth which hang down and cover it.

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