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  2. ISHMAEL PENGELLY AN OUTCAST.

    Meanwhile Ishmael went back to Carloggas. A new force had evidently come into his life. Hitherto he had not thought of the humbleness of his position. During ...

    Article : 5,929 words
  3. WIT AND HUMOR.

    A public reader is oftentimes at the mercy of the whims and caprices of a cranky audience. At a recent entertainment given to a boys' club in this city ...

    Article : 255 words
  4. A SUBSTITUTE FOR TAN BARK.

    Growing wild in great abundance in New Mexico and Arisona is a plant that yields a large percentage of tannic acid. It is known as canaigre. Experiments were ...

    Article : 468 words
  5. THE AGRICULTURIST.

    Some substances have a great affinity for water, taking it freely from the air. This property of liquidising is one to be taken account of in considering the value of these ...

    Article : 154 words
  6. RENEWING PORK BRINE.

    Not unfrequently from insufficient salting and unclean barrels, or other cause, pork placed in brine begins to spoil, the brine smells bad, and the contents, if not soon ...

    Article : 195 words
  7. THE HOUSEHOLD.

    OYSTER STEW.--Use large, solid-fleshed, fresh oysters, as they do not toughen and shrink as the salt oysters do; strain two dozen from their liquor into a bowl with a ...

    Article : 820 words
  8. THE WORM TURNS.

    Publisher (testily)--"I can't see anything in that manuscript of yours." Struggling Author (vindictively)--"I presume not, but you know some of your ...

    Article : 33 words
  9. SHORT FURROWS.

    Do not run wild after "novelties," [?] the enthusiast do that. Be content with that which has been tried and found to be good. ...

    Article : 315 words
  10. HOW HE LIKED THEM.

    Eight-year-old Sam spent a winter in Florida, and was there limited to two little girls for playmates--the only children in the vicinity. Both were charming little maidens--one a plump, heavy little blonde damsel, ...

    Article : 238 words
  11. ODD AND ENDS.

    Of most stones rigidity is one of the most marked characteristics, and it is hard for uninformed people to believe that there are any stones that can be bent. There are ...

    Article : 174 words
  12. NOMADIC SIGN PAINTERS.

    When the days are long, the artists known to their follow craftsmen as "rock-danbers" make their way to the mountains, not to return till autumn is past. They scale the ...

    Article : 187 words
  13. BREED FROM SOUND HORSES.

    The feet and legs of horses would be preserved by breeding animals from sound, perfectly formed, and good footed animals; keeping the feet as clean as possible; ...

    Article : 257 words
  14. BEARS UNDER THE SNOW.

    The female Polar bear is taught by a wonderful instinct to shelter her young under the snow. In December she retreats to the side of a rock, where, by dint of ...

    Article : 235 words
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    Advertising : 88 words
  16. SELF-SATISFACTION.

    The self-satisfied people who consider their own gifts and belongings inferior to none are happier than the friends who suffer from the consequences of their delusion. ...

    Article : 304 words
  17. TWO IRISH MISERS.

    An old miser lived in Connaught, and seemed to be an utterly forlorn creature, without "chick or child" belonging to him. It was rather fortunate for the ...

    Article : 324 words
  18. USE OF OLD NEWSPAPER IN THE KITCHEN.

    If all clean papers and pasteboard boxes were cat in convenient shape, with a hole near one end, through which to hang them on a large hook near the kitchen table, and ...

    Article : 158 words
  19. FOR DRIED GRASSES.

    If one's walls are hung with tasteful paper and beautiful pictures other decorations are not needed, but all of us cannot be adorn our homes. If the house is new and ...

    Article : 232 words
  20. REPROVED.

    It is well-known that the Prince or Wales does not hesitate to administer a reproof when it is needed. Not long ago he was one of a large house-party, his host ...

    Article : 103 words
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