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  2. Sketcher.

    Down in the busy east of London, where the steady rumble of heavy vans laden with merchandise, the whirr and clang of cranes and the rattle of winches, resound always in ...

    Article : 1,904 words
  3. A Floral Barometer.

    A small bouquet of artificial flowers is made of white tissue paper--a bunch of asters, for instance. When finished they are dipped in a solution of the following ...

    Article : 131 words
  4. Farm and Garden.

    The wide-awake dairyman keeps his best cows and sells those which do not make him profit. The milk cow should have plenty of good ...

    Article : 691 words
  5. SHELTER FOR HOGS.

    The hog is injured more by wet weather than by cold weather. One of the most important items in arranging shelter for hogs is to have it dry. The particular plan of ...

    Article : 398 words
  6. FOREQUARTERS OF LAMB.

    Place the joint before a nice clear fire and baste frequently with butter until done; although this joint requires quick roasting, it should not be placed too near the fire, as ...

    Article : 61 words
  7. MINT SAUCE.

    Take four dessertspoonfuls of chopped mint, two dessertspoonfuls pounded white sugar, quarter pint vinegar. Wash the mint, pick the leaves from the stalks, mince ...

    Article : 68 words
  8. Clover.

    Trefoil or closer is literally a plant with three leaves. The red and white clover are two of the most valuable herbage plants, and are the most remarkable species of this ...

    Article : 574 words
  9. HINTS FOR THE LAUNDRY.

    It is a bad practice, but as common as it is bad, to wash underwear in the same suds that has served for white things. Aside from the dirt held in solution, the water is ...

    Article : 669 words
  10. SOME TUNNEL STORIES.

    'I recall an occasion,' said a railwayman to me, 'when a man made a bet that he would walk without a light through a tunnel. ...

    Article : 484 words
  11. Naturalist.

    Pref. Garner, the monkey man, as he is not very flatteringly termed, was also at the Authors' Club that night, and he told some stories about elephant hunting ; in fact he ...

    Article : 291 words
  12. Housekeeper.

    This is a very nice spring dish ; try it. Boil half a a peck of spinach in water with a little salt, for twenty-five minutes, then drain, cut with a sharp knife or chop ...

    Article : 106 words
  13. The Sponge Trade of the Bahama Islands.

    The number of persons engaged in the sponge industry of the Bahamas is from five thousand to six thousand, all of whom, except the shipowners, brokers, and skippers, ...

    Article : 253 words
  14. RUSSIAN SOUP.

    Russian soup is made in the following manner: Chop the heart of a nice firm cabbage and two large Spanish onions finely; put them in a saucepan with a couple of ...

    Article : 203 words
  15. THE PARIS APTERYX.

    Baron Walter de Rothschild some months ago presented the Museum of Natural History at Paris with au apteryx, almost the only specimen of that rare New-Zealand ...

    Article : 190 words
  16. POTTING AND REPOTTING PLANTS.

    Every provident gardener keeps on hand a good supply of potting soil for such times. It is a mistake to suppose that every species, or genius of plants needs a particular kind ...

    Article : 702 words
  17. Personalities.

    Walter Besant is a chronic, dyed-in-the wool optimist, and he is said to be more proud of the fact than he is over ail his literary successes. ...

    Article : 935 words
  18. Varieties.

    Portugal has 4000 varieties of flowers. Newspaper advertisements date from 1652. A knot is 6,080,27 feet; a land mile is ...

    Article : 309 words
  19. WHERE BIRDS GET DRUNK.

    'Birds, get drank sometimes as well as man; at least they do down where I live,' said Harvey Ellis. ' I'll tell yon how I know it. There is a bush or shrub known ...

    Article : 214 words
  20. ROAST LAMB WITH MINT SAUCE.

    At this season of the year roast lamb with mint sauce is well relished. Some time ago a correspondent, anticipating the season, sent the following recipe : ...

    Article : 203 words
  21. A Brave Bird.

    When sitting upon its eggs the mockingbird an exceedingly courageous bird, attacking without discrimination any animal that may approach too near the nest. But ...

    Article : 416 words
  22. MEAT SAUCE.

    This meat sauce is one we consider very nice. Mix one beaten egg well with a tablespoonful of mustard, a small half bottle of oil, or the same quantity of melted ...

    Article : 65 words
  23. RARE LATHE WORKERS.

    The assertion is made in St. Nicholas that there are only four men in the world who know how to ran a geometric lathe properly. This is the machine that makes the scrolls ...

    Article : 198 words
  24. SPRING SOUP.

    In one of our English journals I saw some recipes for spring cookery that I approved of and selected three for our columns. Take one-half a pint of peas, two lettuces, two ...

    Article : 142 words
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