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When a cup of strong tea is requir
ed, instead of putting an extra spoon
ful (into the pot, add a spoonful Qf
sugar. This opens the leaves of the
tea and makes the tea stronger.
A mixture that will remove grease
from the finest fabrics is made of one
quart of rain-water, two ounces of
ammonia, one teaspoonful of salt
petre, and one ounce of shaving soap
cut up very fine. (
If at any time you have a gath
ered finger or poisoned hand, take a
cabbage leaf, roll it out with a bottle
until the juice comes, and tie it on
the affected part. This will draw and
cleanse it far better than a poultice.
One of the quickest known ways
of dispelling a headache is to give
some of the muscles those of the
legs, for instance a little-hard, sharp
work to do. The reason is obvious.
Muscular exertion flushes the parts
engaged in it, and so depletes the
brain. When your head aches take a
stiff walk or a short bicycle ride.
To make tough steak tender, put
three tablespoonfuls of salad oil and
one tablespoonful of vinegar on a
large flat dish. Lay the steak on the
mixture and let it rest in this way for
half an hour. Then turn it over, and
let it rest another half-hour in the
same quantity of vinegar and oil.
The toughest steak will yield, to this
treatment and be nice and tender
Frost-bitten vegetables should be
soaked in cold water for one hour be
fore boiling. A piece of saltpetre
. should be added to the water in which
they are cooked.
When making a fruit pie do not
put the sugar on the top under the
1 crust, but mix it with the fruit below,
otherwise "it makes the crust heavy
and is more liable, to boil out.
POOR RULE ANYWAY
Wigwag It's a goor rule fhat
won't work both ways.
Lazicus Huh! It's a poor rule to
work at alL
CHINESE MINISTER TO THIS
COUNTRY WESTERN IN IDEAS
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New York. Ambassador K. F.
Shah, who hails from the Chinese
republic, where the people are sup
posed to be real orientals, is a genu
ine occidentalite so far as his clothes,
manners and ideas are concerned. He'
is the first Republican minister to this
country from China. He carried out
the western ideas in the dress and
upbringing of his little son, Bacon.
Politics is an "amoosing cuss," as
Artemas Ward would say. Geo. Ste
phen, Montreal's "clean-up" mayor,
has been cleaned up by 5,000 major
ity for another fellow.
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