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  2. Housekeeper.

    When choosing 'apples take those that weigh heaviest. They will be the best fruit. Damp salt will take off the ...

    Article : 217 words
  3. SHORT STORY.

    Stamford of the 3rd Dragoons, Saule of the [?] and Wyllson of the Rutlandship Regiment were seated on a grassy bank under a hedge. They had gone ...

    Article : 4,183 words
  4. Miscellaneous.

    The new Trench hot-air balloon carries a ting of kerosene burners to sip. a constant and casily-regulated supply of healed air. It does not cool ...

    Article : 299 words
  5. THE NEXT TYPE OF WARSHIP.

    What will be the outcome of the Admiralty's recent order for a destroyer to be fitted with internal combustion engines it is difficult to determine, but ...

    Article : 319 words
  6. GETTING CHILDREN TO SLEEP.

    One most important step in the work of fretting children to sleep is to see that they are healthfully weary before going to bed. For the ...

    Article : 186 words
  7. Scientific Notes.

    This is an English invention, in which the revolving blades are made with curved surfaces of a peculiar form Which impel the air in a ...

    Article : 79 words
  8. Odds and Ends.

    When a young widow meets a man after her own heart, she begins to sit up and take notice. Mistrsa: "Have you a reference?" ...

    Article : 473 words
  9. JEWEL FOUND IN BRAZIL WEIGHS 243 POUNDS.

    Jewel experts throughout the world have been thrown into a state of excitement by the appearance of a beryl that weights 243.1 lh.. and is 18.9 in. ...

    Article : 111 words
  10. A SURE LAMP-LIGHTER.

    The following tip, though of more service to our cycling readers than others, may prove useful under a variety of circumstances. The difficulty ...

    Article : 80 words
  11. HOUSEKEEPING AS A SCIENCE.

    Housekeeping as a science demands an exact training' which has only recently been opened up to women. Perhaps the nearest approach 'to this ...

    Article : 208 words
  12. COLOUR AEROPLANES TO DENOTE THEIR MAKE.

    It has been proposed that the different French constructors of aeroplanes adopt special colours for their machines in order to faciliate ...

    Article : 168 words
  13. DESTRUCTION OF RATS.

    An East African publication contain a decription of a method of destroying rats followed in Java, in which carbon bisulphide is employed. ...

    Article : 152 words
  14. FAT AND FASHIONABLE.

    According to the Moorish idea of beauty a really handsome woman ought to be so fat that she can only waddle, not walk. The fatter she is ...

    Article : 182 words
  15. THUNDER.

    It has usually been thought that the noise of thunder is caused by the closing up of the vacuum created by the passage of the lightning, the air ...

    Article : 219 words
  16. THE LIFE TERM IS LENGTHENING.

    Life is not growing shorter, but Dr. O. H. Howe finds that the world's. statistics indicate a steady lengthening for 350 years, with a present rate of ...

    Article : 151 words
  17. RECIPES

    Cherry Pic.—One tiuarl pitied cherries, one cupful sugar half a cupful of flour, one teaspoonful of butter. plain pie-crust. Line a deep pic-tin ...

    Article : 502 words
  18. IN CHRYSANTHEMUM LAND.

    Some Japanese advertisements posses a wealth of imagery unknown to the Western advertiser. A Tokio diaper announces that "Our goods are ...

    Article : 119 words
  19. ICEBERGS.

    Among the perils and wonders of the ocean there are few more interesting things than in[?] interesting not only by reason of their gigantic size. ...

    Article : 231 words
  20. SURE TO BE DRY.

    A "sweet girl graduate" wrote the following on the fly-leaf of her text-book on mental science:—"If there should be another flood ...

    Article : 46 words
  21. THE HEARING OF ANTS.

    Naturalists generally appear to have accepted the opinion that ants are not able to perceive any sounds that are audible to human cars, but there are ...

    Article : 145 words
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