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  2. FOUR-FOOTED ASYLUM

    "Oh, I could go and live with animals," ejaculates Walt Whitman in an evidently sulky poetic mood, for be goes on to say that the great ...

    Article : 1,847 words
  3. LORD CURZON'S ELEPHANT

    I don't know how many other people acted like me—very few, possibly-but while the great Durbar was going on I read not a line about it. I knew what ...

    Article : 1,961 words
  4. HORTICULTURAL.

    Red and white currants being among the first to shed their leaves, planting should be carried out during the next six weeks, especially on light soils. The ...

    Article : 283 words
  5. THE LADIES' COLUMN

    Sweetheart, name the day for me When we two shall wedded be. Make it ere another moon, While the meadows are in tune. ...

    Article : 147 words
  6. IN OLD JAPAN

    Tokio, February 27.—The state funeral of the late Prince Komatsu. who was not only a prince of the blood, the nearest to the Emperor, but also a public ...

    Article : 913 words
  7. THE HUMORIST.

    If the world Is your oyster, you will never find it out of season. "Extremes often meet," remarked the rainwater philosopher. No one entered into the. ...

    Article : 1,233 words
  8. GOSSIP.

    This is the prettiest little bonnet imaginable, and is most charming for a wee girl. It has a foundation of buckram of a Puritan shape, a straight piece ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 150 words
  9. THE KITCHEN GARDEN.

    The thinning out of spinach plants should be continued. These with the largest leaves should be removed, as the smaller plants winter better. Take out weeds ...

    Article : 388 words
  10. ABOUT FUMIGATING.

    I read lately that in fumigating a room it is always best "that water should be kept boiling in it during the period of sulphur burning, as the vapor ...

    Article : 50 words
  11. TO CLEAN WHITE KID GLOVES.

    It is said that cream of tartar is an excellent thing to use in cleaning white kid gloves. Have any of my readers tried it for that purpose? ...

    Article : 33 words
  12. MR CHAMBERLAIN

    The correspondent of the "Daily Mail" writes from Johannesburg on 13th ,March:—Although sufficient time has not ...

    Article : 462 words
  13. USEFUL ITEMS.

    A good plan to keep oil-cloths in good condition is to varnish it on first laying it down and renewing that process ere the cloth becomes at all dingy. It is ...

    Article : 81 words
  14. THE MOAT MYSTERY

    Among our cable messages to-day, on Page 1, is one stating that a corpse, believed to be that of a Miss Holland, who mysteriously disappeared three years ...

    Article : 696 words
  15. THE FLOWER GARDEN.

    After the generous rains which have fallen, weeds will grow apace, and steps must be taken to eradicate them. At this time of the year the best way to ...

    Article : 253 words
  16. HOMELY FARE.

    Gingerbread.-One and a quarter pounds of flour, 11b of treacle, ¼lb of brown sugar, ¼lb of butter, ¾oz of ginger, ¾oz of lemon peel, half a pint of ...

    Article : 670 words
  17. THE CONSERVATORY AND POT PLANTS.

    Plants of gardinias in bud should be given a bottom heat of 80 degrees, and a stove heat overhead, or they will cast their flower buds entirely or produce ...

    Article : 408 words
  18. BRANDY FOR THE DOCTOR.

    Among the habitues of those places in Herald square sea aside for public entertainment is a certain physician whose practice is remarkable chiefly for ...

    Article : 379 words
  19. A "THIRTEEN" DINNER.

    A curious dinner was lately given at Baltimore by Mr Clinton Peters, the portrait painter. It was-the thirteenth anniversary of Mr Peters's marriage, and fate ...

    Article : 202 words
  20. THE HEIGHT OF MEANNESS.

    In a certain school the other day the teacher was questioning a scholar as to the cause of his absence from school on the previous day. "Johnny, John Riley, why were you absent ...

    Article : 102 words
  21. GIVING HIM A CHANCE.

    "It is said," he remarked reflectively, "that women's hands are growing larger." "Yes?" she returned inquiringly. "Yes." he asserted. "And the worst of It ...

    Article : 109 words
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