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ci\ Him Mzmnxt.
AS BOBELETETER, Proprietor.
NEW ULM MINNESOTA
NbWS OF THE WEEK
A thief stole a horse from Mr. Green,
of Fa i i i Minn., and the next day was
captured with the horse in possession.
Frank Davidson while very drunk shot
and kdled William Haggerty at a picnic six
miles from Warrington, S\ is., on the Slot
I Athens., Ala, a crowd of from 75 to
100 men, surrounded the jail and took from
hence a negro who had murdered a white
man, and hung him.
The police magistrate at Montreal, has
committed six Oiangemen, arraigned for be
longing to an illegal society, for trial at the
court of Queen's Bench.
Deputy Sheriff "Win Fox of Wyoming
Territory, was killed between Fort Fetterman
Brown Spring ranch on the 22d inst., by
man named John Vasser.
JSbbelmg, the assassm who attempted
the life of the Empeior of Germany, is dead.
He died from the effects of his wounds. Thus
the headman's axe is defeated of a victim.
The cause cf the suicide of Mapes,
president of the French savings bank at San
Francisco, has been found to be financial ir
regularis and unturstfulness, involving over
s. quarter of a million dol ars.
The naked bodies of a woman and child,
the latter but a day or two old, were found
lately, on the farm of Marshall Palmer near
Indianapolis, Ind. The woman had evidently
been murdered, as she had a hole in her head
sufficient to cause death.
The mail from New Fort McKenny,
Clear Creek, Wyoming Territory, carried by
ambulauce, was lobbed, onthe 24th inst. by
two men, about eight miles south of Clear
Creek. A. Snider, of Sdn Francisco, and E.
Tillottson, of Fort Fetterman, passengers,
lost about $300 in money and clothing. The
mail earner was not molested. No shots fiicd
Two packers came into Hat Creek
from Worth the ether day and reported the
finding the main camp of the lobbers who in
fest the Black Hills stage line. There were
fourteen men and two women dressed in
men's clothes, in the gang. The pa.kers
saw the hoiibe from a freighter's booth iu
camp, and afterwai ds met the robbers some
distance this side of mam camp.
The residence ot W Woodward, ol
Teroia, 111., has been destroyed by fire. The
editfee cost, 30,000
Dan Mace, who drove Lucille at the
Dubuque races, met with an accident, and
had a shoulde dislocated.
A tire at Battle Cicek, Mich., on the
24th inst., de&tioyed Osgoods & Chapin's jew
elry store. Loss $21,000 lully insnied.
A lLcendimy iLe destroyed the large
bridge over Big Indian creek, across which
the Peoria.Pekm & Jacksonville railroad runs,
at Jacksonville, 111.
A telegram from Trieste reports that
the American schoonei, Jere Sitnonson,
Philadelphia, with 2,969 casus of pretorilum,
has been burned with ihe whole cargo.
Sherman City, a small village in Isa
bella county, Mich., was annihiliated by a ter
rific tornado, on the 20th inst. Every 6tore,
dwelling house and shed in the village was
swept away, axcept one frame dwelling which
was partially destroyed. The air was thick
with timbers, boaids, brick and stone. The
inhabitants took refuge in cellars. Mr.Tryo,
his wife, little girl and baby were badly in
jured. At Colemans, Michigan, considerable
damage was also done, Dean having his
skull broken by a falling tree.
PERSONAL, AND JTUJUITICAL.
William Meservey, editor of the Web
ster County Gazette, Fort Dodge, Iowa, is
Vice President Wheeler addressed a
lfjge concourse of people at Canton, N. J., on
the fair ground.
dir Richard John Griffith, civil en
gineer and author of the geological map of
Ireland, is dead.
Gen. Butler was in Toledo, O the
other day, and was serenaded by the Nation
als, but refused to make a speech.
President Hayes has appointed George
W. Watson receiver of public money for the
district of landc subjected to sale at Topeka,
Kansas, vice H. Kelley resigned.
Toe grocery firm of Shepard & Cum
mings, of Winona, Minnesota, have made an
assignment. Liabilities #14,000, assets $12,000.
Cause too liberal and extensive credit.
The minister from Caina now in Wash
iugton city, has formally advised the secre
tary of State of his arrival, and has requested
him to confer with the President so as to
designate a time for the presentation of his
President Hayes and party reached
Cleveland from the West, on the 23d of Sept.
on his way to Washington. He went thence
to Pittsburgh, being greeted by crowds at ev
ery sta' ion, and met with a grand reception
Gen. John Ninlnajer, late of St. Paul,
died on his plantation near Montgomery, Ala.,
Sept. 23, of malairal fever. He was long a
resident of St. Paul, and leaves a large
property interest and many relatives there.
Mrs Gov. Ramsey is a sister of the deceased.
A cable disp tch says a statue in hon
or of the late Father DeSmet, the Jesuit mis
sionary to the North Americrn Indians, was
unveiled on the 24t,h inst., in his native place
Dcmdermonde, Belgium. A great crowd as
sisted at the ceremjny and a cantata com
posed for the occasion was sung by 500 voices.
1 A wedding occurred at Winona, Min-
nesota, in hign life, in the Presbyterian church
on the 18th inst. Miss Kate I. Stevens, eldest
daughter of Hon. Wm. H. Stevens,of Winona
was married to Mr. Joseph B. Doe, of Janes
ville, Wis. The ceremony was performed by
Itev. W. D. Thomas, assisted by Sev. J. W.
ipftf*}. ,&Aii r%iTife
P?W*" mutiny, r-^'-w^r..^1
McLean, of Janesville. The toilets were ele
gant, the floral decorations profuse.
Toe President and Mrs. Hayes arrived
in Toledo, O., from Fremont, to attend the
State Fair, on the 19th inst. After lunch at
the Boody house, under the escort of Mayor
Jones and. a reception committee, and the
Sixteenth regiment O. N. G., they proceeded
to the fair grounds, wnere fully 75,000 people
were assembled. As the head of the proces
sion entered the grounds the national salute
was fired by the Fourth battery O. N. G.
President Hayes was welcomed in speeches
by Mayor Jones and President Bauragirdner,
of the Tri-Sate Fair association, and in re
sponse spoke briefly.
Cohen, the communistic agitator a
Washington, who advocates a mob assult on
the United States treasury vaults, is not meet
ing with a general response from his reckless
associates. This is due to the preparation be
ing made by the authorities to quell any dis
urbance, or attempted onslaught upon the
treasury. Cohen paraded the streets, followed
by 300 men, mostly negroes, armed with
clubs. He visited the brick-yards and har
angued the labors, urging them to join the
mob, but met with no response. Companies
and H, second artillery of Baltimore, arm
ed as infantiy, left Fort McHenry Sept. 20th,1
for Washington, and regular troops from
Baltimore had arrived, and would promptly
quell any disturbance of Cohen and his fol
Congress opened at the City of Mexico
on the 16th of Semptember and President
Diaz sent in a message in which he reviews
the American question. He claims the Mex
ican government has peformed its duties tow
ards the United States in good faith, and
further, that Mexico desires to cultivate
peace with all nations, especially with
the United States. It is determined at
the same time to maintain its independence
and honor. The president also says the Sen
ate had authorized the executive to treat with
tee'American government for mutual militarj
cooperation on the Grande, but asks a con
dition to such co-operation that the Older
giyen Gen. Ord be countermanded, but as the
United States had refused to retract the order
the Mexican government had agreed to noth
Mount Vesuvius is in a state of erup
The Russian evacuation of San Stefano
Tne net earnings of the Cincinnati
Southern railway, for August, were $30,000.
During one ot the days of the Kansas
CityTaces there were 40,000 people in attend
Some abatement ot the yellow fever is
lepoited at some points where it has been the
to September 20th the number of
yellow fever deaths in New Orleans amount
ed to 2,386.
The total contributions in Chicago for
the relief of the yellow fe\ er sufferers amounts
The conference of the M.E. church at
Rochester, Minn., closed its week's session
About $600 have been forwarded from
Deadwood, Dakoty Territory, for the yellow
The co'n balance in the United Stntes
treasury is stated at $236,322,988, and the cur
lency balance $1,783,646.
Paris newspapers state that the French
government is about to open subscriptions
for fever stricken people of the United States.
The heroic conduct of the colored peo
ple in the feyer stricken south, is spoken of
with high commendation, and slandei against
Theodore Thomas gives notice that the
musical college in UencmnaU will he opend
the first week in October.
There is a decided abatement of the
yellow fever ravages in the large cities, but
the pestilence is extending more into the
The barge Mingo, in tow of the steam
er John A. Porter, that introduced the Yellow
fever into Galhpolis, Ohio, has been burned,
by order of physicians.
A a consitory to be held afc Rome on
the anniversary of the election of the present
Pope the nuncious at Paris, Madrid and Lis
bon will be created cardinals.
The Union Dime Savings Bank of
of Saratoga Springs, N. Y. has closed. Liabil
ities $153,000. Cash on hand $3,000. Mort
gages and real estate $180,000.
I the Vanderbilt will case investiga
tion in New York, city one witness testi
fied that the Commodore had said to him he
had about a dozen sons, but only one of them
was worth a damn.
The 9tand mg committee of the Diocese
of Michigan, has decided not to call a special
convocation for the election of a Bishop in
place of of McCoskrey, which leaves the mat
ter open till June next.
A special from Pisa says on the anni
versary of the taking of Rome, two bombs
were exploded before the principle of the
barracks of the town. In Trieste, the walls
were covered with insurectionary placards
A dispatch from Berlin says the Porte
has given notice of its firm intent to execute
the terms of the Berlin treaty in regard to
Servia and Montenegro. The Czar has
dissuaded Montenegro from recommencing
Advices from Sidney, Neb., report the
situation there unchanged. Settlers along the
line of the Cheyennes' march are becoming
alarmed and citizens of Ogallalla and other
points are appealing to Col. ThornburgTi for
O a the 21st inst,, the treasury of the
United States disbursed 7,600 silver dollars,
since the recent order of Secretary Sherman,
revoking the order of the general issue of that
coin forgreenbackfl, the daily issue has been
N abatement of the, Yellow fever
plague. Sept 17th there were over 90 deaths
and 200 new cases in Memphis. The epi
demic was spreading into the country. The
details of the sickness.sufferings and deaths are
fearful and harrowing
trom Our xchanges.
The Cape Argus estimates the cost of every
Kafhr killed in the recent conflict at $625.
The death is reported from Chili, of two
women, one aged 121 and the other 136 years.
Two Japanese girls, Miss Stematz Zamagar
va and Miss Stage Nagai, have gone to Vassar.
A Rochester woman went from her marriage
to a prison cell, because Bhe wore a stolen bon
Coffee without milk is called barefooted cof
fee. There must be grounds tor the allegation,
The French working classes, we are told,
spend less in proportion to their means than
any in the world.
Death is the penalty in China for the authors
of all anonymous accusations of crime, although
the charge be true.
Nikosia, in Cyprus, asked that Greekmighfc
be the official language there, but Sir^tjarnet
Wolseley said, '"NoEnglish."
A man in Milan has devised a system of
music phonography. He is able to take down
airs as sung without a mistake.
A paragraph is going the rounds that John
Wesley's grandson is preaching in England.
Wesley never had any children.
Eleven thousand women are telegraph opera
tors in Great Britain, and it is said they gen
erally keep the secrets intrusted to them.
A Spanish woman walks in the Paris boule
vards leading a dove with a ribbon. She walks
Spanish, it is presumed, and is devoted to ner
About two-thirds of the tunnelling of the
Gothard railway is now completed11,200
metres out of a total estimated length of
An infant child of Mrs. Moses Bice, residing
near Forest Hill, Md., has four distinct and
well developed ears. Few ears ot rice are equal
It's rather singular that a Jew should be en
gaged in the disreputable work that Cohen is
following in Washington but, then, he is prob
ably ajeu & esprit.
Among the convicts at the Auburn prison are
forty-two lawyers, twenty-seven clergymen,
and thirteen physicians. Editors are Je tt out
in the cold as usual.
Wisconsin's bounty of $5 for every wolf scalp
cost the State $16,000 last yeax, as the wolves
are increasing, and it is suspected that wolves
are raised tor their scalps.
Spanking a baby in a rude, insolent, or angry
manner lenders a mother liable to prosecution
for assault and battery, accordidg to a decision
of a justice Layfayette, Ind.
The Rev. Lewis Janes, son of the late Bishop
Janes, is now a member of an Illinois Confer
ence, and, though an earnest and diligent man,
receives only about $300 a year.
M. Jacotm, the French Senator and judge
accused ot cheating at cards at Vichy, has re
signed both offices, and will probably be struck
off the roll of the Legion of Honor.
At Poland, Me., last week, Charles E. Ord
way, an orphan of 12, hanged himself through
gnef for the loss of his parents and sisters.
Rather an Ordway of expressing his grief.
According to an eminent medical authority,
there occur annually England 140,000 cases
of typhoid fever which are clearly traceable to
defective drainage and sewer-gas poisoning.
Col. Nicholas Smith, Ida Greeley's husband,
is lectuung, his subject being -'A Plea for
Tramps." The best plea for those fellows, it
seems to us, would be "guilty, your honor."
The Rev. W. R. Jolly, of Birkenhead, has
been reproved by the Rishop ot Chester, for re
fusing the sacrament to a communicant be
cause he geneflucted in approaching the altar.
A countryman who went into a Poughkeepsie
saloon to get a drink was followed by his
horse, which tried to pull the wagon in after
him. He probably thought it was a horsepital.
The people of the parish of Didsbury cannot
call their souls their own. A London draper
bought the living at a bargain, advertised it
like so much railroad stock and bold it at auc-
James Broadbelt. of Indianapolis, while
asleep on his way from Indianapolis to Chi
cago was robbed of $5,000. If he could find
the robber he would give him a broad belt across
Madame Adelina Patti has purchased Craig-y
nos Castle at Ystradynglais, in the southern
part of Wales. We should think she would
strain her voice in trying to tell the name ot
A man at Plymouth, Eng., lately died in a fit
caused by the excitement into which he worked
himself because the servant girl didn't answer
the bell promptly. That girl deserves to have
her neck wrung.
Mr. Frank Work, of New York, has pur
chased of M. A. Pierce, of Philadelphia, the
trotting horse Edward for $12,000. His best
time is 2:19). He thinks he will be a good
work horse, evidently.
Mr. Ho, one ot the secretaries attached to
the Chinese Legation in England, is engaged in
translating Shakespeare into Chinese, and has
made considerable progress in the translation
of Blackstone's "'Commentaries."
A scrap-book, compiled by Thomas Jefferson
while he was President of the United States has
been recently added to the collection of the
Virginia Historical society. It contains a news
paper clipping of "The Beautiful Snow."
A nurse in a Glasgow hospital has had to pav
5 damages and costs for taking without the
consent of the boy's parents, some healthy
flesh from the arm of a juvenile patient in
order to graft it upon the body of another.
Miss Romh Bye, a Mahratta lady, knows by
heart the 13,000 verses of the Scrimat Vagabat,
and can recite or explain any verse from any
chapter at a moment's notice. She also ex
tern porates Sanskrit verses with great facility.
Some recently-discovered inscriptions on
burned bricks bring to light the astounding
revelation that King Ahasuerus hanged Haman
because he invented the accordeon and put the
price down to $1.75 so that every young man
might have one.
The wife of a minister residing near Pawlet
found him fe?ding chickens with dough in the
dining-room. She "shooed" the chickens out,
her husband boxed her ears, she complained to
the church, and it compelled him to resign
pnt him out on a fowl, as it were.
The Rev. D. E. Vanderveer, recently nastor
of the Union Park Congregational Church in
Chicago, has accepted the call of the First Re
formed (Dutch) Church of Brooklyn. He for
merly belonged to this denomination, and was
pastor of the Reformed Church at Kingston,
A German paper describes Prince Henry of
the Netherlands as one of the richest princes
in the world. A silver mine in America brings
him a princely income, he has many Dutch.
Russian, and other bonds, with 99 porperties in
Hollandthe maximum number, for the king
alone can own 100and some in other coun
Get Kid of Sacs Without Poison.
A German paper gives the following
method of doing this: "Having first for
some days placed pieces of cheese in the
part of the premises, so as to induce the
rats to come in great numbers to their
wented feeding place, apiece of cheese is
fixed on a nook aoout a foot above
the floor. One rat leaps at this, and of
course remains suspended. Here at all
the other rats take sudden fright, and
quit the house in a body." Perhaps Yan
kee rats aie not so easily frightened.
FOR THE LADIES.
Silver bangles are thickly studed with dia
Gold and silver braids will be used for hat
trimmings this fall.
Hats and oonnets will he somewhat* larger
this fall and winter.
Swiss and linen Hamburg trimmings5
remaikable low prices.
Ola-fashioned claret and garnet-color will
be much worn this winter.
AU.colors shading on red will continue in
favor for the fall and winter.
The Kensington embroideiy is something
new and not at all difficult to learn.
Changeable silks in delicate shades are
becoming fashionable for house dresses.
"Metallic-blue" will bo one of the new
popular shades the coming season. and
The imported bonnets and wraps are orna
mented beautifully with garnet beads.
Rich mouohior cases are made out of carved
wood, and are lined with quilted satin.
It is said that the old style moire antique
silk will be used for trimming hats and bon
Fancy coverings for the head are made of
navy-blue Spanish lace with cardinal bolder.
Among novelties for trimmings are plaid
foulaids. Plaids will be worn early this win
One of the new diess materials shown is
called Palmyra broche, with small flowers in
Paris bonnets are conspicious for the
absence of feathers, flowers alone being used
in their place.
The velvet pockets mounted in silver
which are so la^hionable for ladies' wear
cost as high as $125.
Among the few importations of winter fab
rics are Indian cashmeres of the finest and
A cameo pin, representing the advance of
spring by a group of cherubs, is an exquisite
piece of carving.
New satin ribbons are double-faced, the
favorite colois being a dark crimson with a
light shade of mauve.
Felt hats for utility wear have the edge of
the brim bound with braid, and some have
an additional facing of gros gram silk closely
Fabrics of several mixed or mingled colors,
are, the most of them, iu yery delicate armure
or basket designs, the effect being that oi
thickly seeding or sanding.
The attenuated style of skirt is accomodat
ed by one instead ot two gores on each side
of the front, and the tram abruptly length
ened instead ot sloping to the goie.
Elegant millinery ornaments are Roman
lizards and bees of bright, and dead grold, jew
eled with mimic rubies, garnets, emeield,
diamonds, and other mock piecious stones.
Bands of cashemere-eolored breast and
black feathers suiround the ciowns of bon
nets, and mnges of old and bright gold
bead", with tippings ol ruby, emerald, and
sapphiie edge the bi'm.
Tiie 'iTyiasmy of Fashion.
That the adoption by a minority of busy and
aesthetically eulluied women, of a dieas mak
ing some appioach to ancient simplicity,
would senousty tell on the mantua niakeis'
trade, maj be more tl an doubted. It i not
by the custom of such ladies tnat the exor
bitant gains of the magnate^ ot the class are
swollen ai if it were, it would be hard to
say on what ground any appeal to our s} rnpa
th, on behalt of such persons could be ide.
These artists (s?c) stand self-condemned in
their own ateliers, surrounded not by lorms ol
eternal beauty, but by a headless crowd ot de
foimed phantomsthe blocks which repre
sent their sole ideal of that shape in winch
all the visible beauty of creatiou culminates
The culture of this one of the arts of life is
left to impudent pretenders, men and women
whose ideas of beauty are profoundly vitiated,
who are for the most part wholly lgnoi ant of
the structure and play of the bodies they de
naturalize, and who are constantly exposed
to temptations of self-interest, which cause
them to invent and set afl a the success'on
of costly vagaries which are beggaring thous
ands of lives
The serious concerns and varied aims of
the better minds tend more and more to de
tach them fiom questions of secondary in
terest and thus'fashion has become a will-o'-
the-whisp, a product of all the swampiest
flats of human intelligence, and the so-called
art of dress relegated to those smusr dwolle-s
in low places who fatten upon folly. For its
more humble professors and the whole class
of journeywomen, the elevation in the kind of
work that would follow upon simplified
for is of dress would be a gain of wich it is
difficult to estimate the extent. The wasted
labor of these poor white slaves, is an evil so
serious that although it has been touched
upon and passed, as beside the immediate
question, a word more in the place must be
said upon it Theirs is an industry not only
poorly paid and profitless in its result, but
one which, spent upon ephemeral forms, par
takes of their shiftiness, and reacts injuriously
upon the worker. Not alone does it affoid
no field for the exercise of the higher iacul
ties, but it is made peless by the sense of
transitortness. The latest product of the
fancy of the man-milliner, heavy with toil,-ind
involved as a bad dream, will have become
'"old clothes" before the gloss is off the silk
It is contended that labor can only confer dig
nity on the labor when it carries with a sense
of use, or is applied to permanent forms. The
shawl or quare of stuff which receives enrich
ment at the hands of the needlewomen is such
a form, and offers a legitimate field for beauti
ful design and careful execution if its worthi
er specimees were signed like other master
pieces of artsigned by designer and exe
cutant alike when the two were not combined
it would be the advantage of all concern
ed.The Comhill Magazine
The first importations of milMnery goods
for adtumn and winter have arrived, and con
sist mainly of novelties in velvet, plush and
other fabrics with dejp pile. Plain velvets
will be generally used for
covering the frame of bonnets
and the new figured velvets for trimmings
though in many cases the latter will be used'
for the whole bonnet. For plain velvet, that
known as moleskin is preferred,this has long
er pile than ordinary velvet, but shorter than
The rnye velours, or striped velvet, is the
first nevelty shown. This has satin ground
with lengthwise raised stripes of velvet. The
groundwork of satin may be of one color and
the raised stripes of another, of else one tint
.appears in both. That with two colors in
contrastis far more showy than the plain, and
will be very handsome for garniture the
groundwork may be Jacqueminot red and the
stripes black, or else the saiin black' is the
shade called old gold and the etnpes garnet
black siripes are raised OD white and cardinal
on eold and on garnet Pale blue forms a
background for dark Jacqueminot red, white
for myrtle green, old gold for the sam? dark
ereen and jr marine blue, white for prune
color, and old gold for hazel brown. Stripes
of various widths, from a hair line to half an
inch, are shown In these velvets. a solid
.colors the richest shades are shown, such: as
dark red Bordeaux of two shades, Ihe clear
deep National blue, moss and bronze tints.
hi colors mr and hazel brown, and
AOUm AND yFAKM.
Raspberry Shrub.Place red raspberies in
an earthen dish cover with good cider vine
garnot too strongand let stand twelve
hours strain and to each pint,,pf juige^dd
one pound of sugar boil ten nutes* and
Cosmetics.It ladies would eat meat butonce
a day, pickles but once a month, and sweet
meats neyer if they would bathe freely in
cold water, and live as much ^.possible in
the open air, they would not require anyfoth
Old PotatoesPeel and boil in salted water
aud take up as soon as done, that they may
remain whole have ready some rolled crack
ers and a beaten e^ dip the potatoes into
the ep^ and then into the crackers and fry in
To Make Silver-Plate Bright.Silver-plate,
jewelry and door-plates can be beautifully
cleaned and made to look like new by dipping
a soft cloth or chamois skin in a weak prepar
ation of ammonia vaier and rubbing the ar
ticles with it.
To Whiten Porcelain Saucepans.Have the
pans half-rilled with hot water, throw in a
tdblespnoufnl of powdered borax, and 'let it
boil. If this does not remove all of the stains,
soap a cloth and sprinkle on plenty of pow
dered borax. Scour it well.
Queen Puddings.Soak a pint 'of bread
crumbs in boiling milk, add the volks of four
eggs, well beaten to a stiff roth, with four
tablespoocsfuls of white sugar put in the
oven, and bake a very light biown. Flavor
with essence of vanillia or lemon.
Fish as Food. Lheie io much nouiishment
in fish, little if any less than theie is in meat,
weight for weight. In fact, it may be more
nourishing, because, a^ a rule IC is much
more easily digested. Fish is considered al
most a specific against scrofulous diseases.
Value of Fooi.One pound of corn is equal,
as a food, to four pounds of potatoes, and
more than equal to eight pounds of cabbage,
or to twehe aud a half pounds of turnips.
Meat is not fattening, but is muscle Yielding
and strengtbing. Grains are fattening
Rice Custards One ounce and a half of
ground rice thice ounces of loaf sugar and
one pint of new milk. B.ul thp nee in the
milk, adding the bugar and a piece of cinna
mon poar mto custaid cups, in which i lit
tle fresh butter has been melted, and bake
a slow oven.
Slack Currant Jam Gather the cui rants
when thorougb.lv ripe, and pick from the
stalks bruise slightly, an to each pound of
fiuit albw three-quarteis of a pound of
susrar put sugar and fruit in a poicelam
kettle, and boil nearly one hour over a slow
hie, stii ring constantly.
Rice Waffles To one cupful and a half of
boiled riv.e add two cupfuis of fioui, mix it
with milk. Tno baUer must be rather thicker
than pancake batter. Add a little salt then
beat wo eggs very liirht, and stir them the
last thing, giving it a good beating. Bake in
To Clean Ornament's.Dissolve a little sa
ammoniac iu spirits of wine and wash the
gold it, or tr the followiug thod Mix
some jeweller's rouge with a little baUd oil
and with a tooth-brush rub the ornament till
pelfectly clean Then wash it in waim water
with a clean biush and it with wa&h-leath
Rostoletof Cold Roccst Chicken.Mince the
white and good parts warm the raiuce in
white sauce well rendered, season with mace,
white pepper, nutmeg, and when cold loll
this up with two silver spoons into balls the
-lze ollaigc eggs wrap these in thin paste
and iry and serve them with fried pardey.
Iced Tea The tea should be made in the
morning and of half green and half black
make'tiongei and sweetti than usual, pour
into aiug aud place in the*ice-house or.chcst.
Seive in goblets with small pieces of broken
ice. Lemon Tea.Add a few slicesof lemon
and a little juice to tea as made as above.
To Waih Towels Wnh Colored Border*To
set the colors, let the towels soak a pailful
of cold water contaiumar one tablcspoouiul of
-ugar of lead, let them remain ten minutes
before washing. To make t^e colors look
clear and bright, use pulverized borax in the
wash water, vc ry little soap and no soda.
Simple Remedy for Buims. -^-Common
whiiiug, mixed with water to the consistency
of a thick ci earn, spread on linen, lorms an
excellent local application to bui ns and scalds.
The whole burned surface should be covered,
thus excluding the action of the air. The
ease it affords is instantaneous, and it only
requires to be kept moist by occasional
sprinkling f cold water.
Onion Toast.Boil some small onions,
changing the water twice and salting it the
last time. When done, take the onions up with
a skimmer. Thicken the water, which should
be boiled away to about a pint, with a very lit
tle corn starch. Add buttei, pepper and salt
to taste. JUave toasted some thin slices of
bread, lay them on a dish, put the onions on
the slices and pour the gravy over.
Dropped Eggs Have a sauce pan of boiling
water aud drop fresh eggs carefully into the
water. Let them stand where they will be
hot, but not boil until the whites set. Toast
some thin slices of bread nicely, lay them in a
dish and pour over a gill of rich, hot cream
salted to taste. Take up the eggs with a
skimmer and put an egg on each slice of
toast. Sprinkle a little salt and pepper over
and garnish with parsley if you please.
Raspberry Vinegar. Ihe following makes
a delicious summer drink by stirring two or
three tablespoonfal of it into a tumbler of
iced water. Fill a stone jar with ripe berries
and cover wilh pure, strong cider vinegar, let
stand five days and then strain tnrouph a
sieve, pressing out all the juice. Allow oni
and a naif pounds of white sugar to each pie
of this juice, and boil until the sugar is oh,
solved, removing any scum wh ch may arise.
Take from the fire, boil and seal.
Pineapple and Tapioca Pudding.Sorts, a tea
cupful of tapioca in a pint of water for two or
three hours, then add one quart of milk to two
beaten eggs, two-thirds of a cup of sugar a
little salt and a tablespoonfnl of buttery bake
in a buttered dish, stirring occassionally at
first. Wher done it must be quite stiff- t'irn
on to a platter and pour over a pint of canned
pineapple or uncooked pineapple -previously
cut into little dice, spi inkled with sugar and
covered tightly for an hour or so before using.
is how, it Lj said,
the Germans get rid of rats: A mixture of two
parts of well-bruised common squills and
three parts of finely-chopped bacon is made
into a stiff mass, with as much meal as may be
required, and then baked into small cakes
which are put down for the rats to eat 8ev.
eral of the correspondents of the German
Agricultural Gazette write to announce the
complete exterpation of rats and mice from
their cow stalls and piggeries since the adop
tion of this simple man.
Sham ChampagneOne lemon, sliced, one
spoonful tartaric acid, one ounce ginger root,
one oouud aud a half sugar. Pour ten quarts
of boiling water on the above ingredients.
When blood warm stir in two gills of hojhe
made yeast, cover with a thin piece of gauze
to keep out the.flie afad insects, and allow
tostan all day in the'sun. When cold in the
evening bottle, cork ad wire it, then place
it on th floor of the cellar. In forty-eigtit
hours it will be ready for use and will pay the
trouble of making it 7
Fairbanks & Co., tele manu'acturera,
already get three gold medals at Paris.