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  2. Facts and Fancies.

    In various parts of the world bread is obtained from trees. For example, in the Molucca Islands the starchy pith of the sago palm furnishes a ...

    Article : 222 words
  3. HEALTH IN THE HOME.

    Limewater is strengthening, will remove acidities, and destroy worms. For indigestion, where there is much sourness of the stomach, in obstinate ...

    Article : 85 words
  4. Cookery.

    Quick Coffee.—To make coffee quickly put two heaped teaspoonfuls of freshly ground coffee. into a jug, and on it pour about half a pint of perfectly, ...

    Article : 1,064 words
  5. (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) HIS LAWFUL WIFE.

    "No, of course not, of course not," said Ninette, simply to humor him. Since she saw no-sequence in his remark she was more firmly ...

    Article : 1,617 words
  6. Matters Feminine.

    Quite a lot of women fail to realise the meaning of the word helpmate. They do not understand that they have any power or authority in the ...

    Article : 197 words
  7. Household Hints.

    To clean paint, dip a flannel into powdered whiting and rub: the painted surface. For Mixing Cake and Pastry and old ...

    Article : 1,028 words
  8. HINTS FOR THE EYES.

    Shade the eyes from' the full glare of sunlight. When the eyes are weak, sleep all that is possible. ...

    Article : 273 words
  9. THE "LILIAN" FROCK.

    A smart costume for a girl of eight to ten years of age. The prettily shaped yoke lifts this frock out of the ordinary. The pattern is ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 91 words
  10. Beginning of Savings Banks.

    The idea of instituting savings banks was first conceived by Defoe in 1697, but it was not until 1799 that the scheme was carried out in a ...

    Article : 66 words
  11. Family Notices

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    Family Notices : 167 words
  12. RIGHT POSTURE.

    It is authoritatively stated that after the age of six or eight years the majority of "civilised" people carry the stomach from two to four inches ...

    Article : 119 words
  13. HARVESTING OSTRICH PLUMES.

    The most important and interesting part of ostrich farming is the "harvesting" of the plumes. These are taken from all parts of the ...

    Article : 168 words
  14. Rossetti's Advertising Scheme.

    Here is a good story of Rosetti which shows that he understood the art of advertising. He told a friend that he wanted to buy an elephant. ...

    Article : 97 words
  15. THE CORRECT MANAGEMENT OF THE NAILS.

    Cut them of an oval shape, corresponding with the shape of the fingers. Never allow them to grow too long, as it makes it difficult to keep ...

    Article : 155 words
  16. WHEN TO CLEAN THE TEETH.

    If teeth arc to get but one thorough cleansing during the day, just before retiring is the best time to give it to them, as there are six or eight hours' ...

    Article : 120 words
  17. Early Soapmakers.

    When Caesar the great Roman Emperor, returned with his conquering army from his famous invasion of ancient Gaul he brought home—as ...

    Article : 97 words
  18. COLDS—PREVENTION AND CURE.

    There is one panacea for the prevention of cold and chill, and of the effects flowing therefrom. This is represented by the practice of ...

    Article : 212 words
  19. THE FIRST CINEMA.

    Considerable discussion has been going on for some time past as to who originated cinema. Many claimants to the distinction have come ...

    Article : 382 words
  20. SCIENCE IN EATING.

    Girls who value a good complexion and cheerful spirits are advised to eat plenty of spinach. It contains salts of potassium and iron and other ...

    Article : 225 words
  21. The Tree of Mourning,

    One of the most remarkable facts about the cemeteries of Italy and the South of France is that there is always a large number of cypress tree's ...

    Article : 70 words
  22. CHAPTER XXV.

    When Dr Wrottesley returned, as, notwithstanding his telegram, he did later on the same evening, and found Ninette had been carried off ...

    Article : 733 words
  23. Sense of Colour in Mosquitoes.

    People who wish to avoid the bite of the mosquito should wear yellow. Of all colours the mosquito is most partial to red, especially a deep ...

    Article : 105 words
  24. FISHING WITH A STEAM PUMP.

    One of the most singular fishing devices imaginable was discovered by accident in France. Though extremely simple, the system is revolutionary. A ...

    Article : 208 words
  25. HOME EDUCATION.

    Parental interest in the educational progress of a child could not go much further than it did in the case of Mr. Jones, whose method of solving ...

    Article : 180 words
  26. IN ZANZIBAR.

    The Sultan of Zanzibar enjoyed the unusual experience of marrying She same wife twice. Some years ago he divorced the Sultana, a daughter of ...

    Article : 145 words
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