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Little Tales of Motherhood
"All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my mother." ABRAHAM UUCQ'LS.
The Hardest of Them All,
Declares One Puzzler.
So Solution of the "In and. Around
Washing on" Pnrxle Has Been Al
toKether Correct, "Which Shonld
Encourage- Thniip Who Ai-fiSHIl Un
tangling; the Loco to Plut-Airay.
Three cash prizes arc offered
for the three most Dearly correct
solutions of the "In and Around
"Washington" puzzle, published
on The Herald's "Page for Every
"Woman" Sunday and Monday.
$3 Is the first prize. $2 the sec
ond, and $1 the third.
Answers to the puzzle must be
In this office by noon on Friday.
Those received after that hour
a "will not be eligible for a prize.
Any one having missed the
puzzle can procure a copy by
calling at the business office of
The Herald.
T Trill teil you this much: Not a soul
has sent me an entirely correct solution
of the "In and Around Washington"'
puzzle, published on The Herald's "Page
for Every Woman,'- first on Sunday and
again yesterday.
This should encourase you to plug
away at the loco, and to feel no whit
cross over the matter if in the end you
are forced to send me a solution which
confesses many blanks.
I hate one on my desk as I write
which ha? at least half the numbers
filled in with "I don't know."
An enthusiastic puzzler called me up
the first thing this morning to see If
Bhe couldn t just somehow or other wig
pie a lit'le information out of me about
number eleven.
"T got on fairly -well until I reached
number eleven, then 1 found T had met
my Waterloo."' she complained.
Ti.en s"'c felt her ti ay along with all
sorts and condition? of guesses, but all
. T could ;aj was that number eleven Is
something of which more is seen in
Washington than in any other city of
America . something loved by all the
wnr'd. something that brines the old
wan memories perchance. certainly
1 p - to the nung man.
OutMde of this silence is mv cue.
I am alnavs happ to receive your
letter glad to hae ou talk to me over
the phone, but I cannot give information
concerning the puzzle that would give
an one contestant an unfair advantage.
So talk to me all you will about It. but
don f expel all your cunous questions
There was an error in number twenty
three The ferond 1" should have been an X.
Am ore who has been unable to solve
this number or - "-- puzzle on account
of the error is at libertv to send me a
new solution of this number, which -nill
be credited to them.
Some one wanted to know over the
prone this morning if everv number of
the pjzzle admitted a solution, to which
question I answered "certamh .""
They are all anserabie. and not hard
of solution either.
Pon't wait until the last moment to
ssjvl vour list, making one grand rush
for th- goal toward noon on Friday.
That Un't a good plan at all.
J. C. M.
Hand Embroidery.
The exquisitely fine hand emhroiderr
of the most evpensive and beautiful neck
things onlv an artist could copy, but
when it comes to shaping and plaiting
fine pieces of linen or batiste and setting
In hits of really pood lacr. with perhaps
a few emhroidered dots for good meas
ure, something far less than an artist's
skill would suffice, and extremely charm
ing things may be achieved in this way
if the materials are dainty nough and
the woman skillful with the needle.
Woman Ambulance Snrceon.
"Dr. Elizabeth Bruyn has taken up her
duties as an ambulance surgeon In New
Tork, this being the second woman in
that city who has done such work. She
Is a graduate of the Cornell Medical
School and in her examination for the
the position came, out ahead of forty
men. She has had a three months'
course. In jiu-jitsu in preparation for
her work.
A Royal Abbess.
The Archduchess Elizabeth Francesca,
oldest unmarried granddaughter of the
Emperor of Austria, who made her de
but at the first Viennese court ball of
the season, did not present so picturesque
a figure as her cousin, the Archduchess
Elizabeth Mary, on a similar occasion.
Until her marriage with Prince Otto
su Windlschgratz the Crown Prince Ru
dolph's daughter was abbess of the or
der of St. Theresa and wore the velvet
and ermine robes of her office at all state
functions. With these she carried a
pastoral stafT, studded with jewels, pre
sented to the order by St. Wcncclaus,
King of Bohemia, 600 years ago. A miter
of peculiar shape perched on the curly
head of the seventeen-year-old arch
duchess gave a piquant finish to her ap
pearance when she made her first public
courtesy to her grandfather.
Korwny's Goat Girls.
A Norwegian goat girl Is able to take
care of a large flock of goats. She
watches them while they graze, mines
them, and salts them. The last task Is
Interesting. She takes a little bag of
salt and the goats crowd abou her, leap
ing over each other's bocks, for the
jvrvUese of licking her band, after each
op In the. bag. She loves her coats and
peu-ac-tae young tMM.
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Nothing could have more style than thit
-simple waist if made with due care In
finishing and or gooo. material, it is not
so much the cost of the fabric as Its body
that must be looked to when making a
model which Is as plain as this one.
A short tuck Is placed at each shoulder
and a long one at each side of the closing
band In front, but in the back there is no
trimming of any kind. The sleeve is the
regulation shirt sleeve, finished at the
wrist with a cuff, with which link buttons
may be worn.
Madras, percale, satin, linen, pongee. &c
will be heavy enough for this style.
The Dattern. No. S.394. Is cut in sizes 32 to
42 "inches bunt measure. Medium size re
quires Ti yards of 36 inch material.
The aDove pattern can De oDtainea Dy
sending ten cents to the. office of this
Who Are Enthusiastic Over
the Goodies.
Old Southern recipes arc always Inter
esting, but at no time are they more so
than at this season when the. trend of
travel is from that direction and visitors
come back home enthusiastic over the
goodies whose acquaintance they have
Crab fin mho.
Take a half of a fresh, tender chicken,
cut into small pieces, put into a sauce
pan with a large spoon of lard and one.
of flour; watch carefully and brown; let
it cook for an hour and a half. Pick the
meat from one dozen boiled crabs, warm
the meat with a spoonful of butter In
another pan. then -pour It over the
chicken, adding a few small pieces of
fried ham. Season to taste and serve
hot with dry boiled rice.
Praline- Pecan.
Take a cupful of shelled pecans. Put
two cupful? of brown sugar and a half
cup of water to simmer on the fire un
til It begin? to candy. Add the nuts,
stirring all the time so the sugar ad
heres to them and they do not burn.
"When they are cold shake off the. extra
sugar in a coarse sieve, and they arc
ready for use.
Oyster ami .Vnt Sonp.
Take half a pint of freshly roasted
peanuts and pound to a paste. Add two
spoonfuls of flour, mix well, and add a
pint of boiling water to it. stirring care
fully for ten minutes. Add a pint of
oysters and let them cook five minutes.
Season to taste and serve at once.
Terrapin Stew.
Boil the terrapin until it is soft and
tender, adding a small piece of bacon.
one or two onions, pepper, and a lump
of butter. Chop three hard boiled eggs
fine and add them, and a full wine glass
of good sherry wine. Serve hot.
Would Prevent Blindness.
San Francisco clubwomen have organ
ized a society for the prevention of blind
ness. This subject has been interesting
women In all parts of the country, and
an acti-e campaign may be expected
another year by those who have the good
of the community at heart and would
teach that much blindness is due to care
less ignorance.
For Women Scientists.
There is a table at Naples for labora
tory work for women, the object being
to promote research among them. The
next prize for the best thesis written by
a woman on some scientific subject will
be given some time in April. The value
of the prize, which is given periodically,
is J1.000.
Would Compel Housework.
Frau Woerner is the German suffragist
who would make a course in housework
compulsory for every German girl. Just
as military training Is compulsory for
the boys. Sho Is trying to interest the
men In the project of telling them that
they will reap the benefit, as all the
German housewives will soon be good
Library for "Women.
The Frauenberg. or woman's castle. In
Copenhagen cost 50,000. the amount be
ing raised by women. Frau Zable, who
spoke at the recent opening of the build
ing, is over ninety rears of age, and she
told of how the women's culture society
had forty rears ago humbly gone to the
Copenhagen Athenaeum and asked for a'
few books from Its well-stocked -library..
Tola request was refused. The new
Franeabers Ubrary ooatil JfcWO
The DeitrnctlTrneiii of Dllly.
"Billy Is the most destructive child I
ever saw," said Billy's mother to me one
morning last March.
"Destructive, certainly,"' I answered
frankly, for I had noticed a thing or
two myself and believed I knew the cause
"Billy has not enough employment, of
the right sort, out of school hours. It
is the idle child whose nervous energy
finds an outlet in destructiveness," I sug
gested. Billy's mother thought it over.
"I believe you arc right," she said
finally, "but what on earth am I to do?"
"There is the garden." I said. "What
child does not love, a garden? Where is
there one who will not delight In spad
ing and hoeing the fresh, fragrant earth;
the after interest of planting seeds, and
again the still later joy of witnessing
the definite result of his work?
"I believe Billy would exult in a gar
den of his own; a place where his own
spontaneity and creative power count for
something; where he feels the weight of
responsibility and the incentive of re
sults, together with the pleasure of
"For goodness sake!" exclaimed Billy's
mother. "How on earth is one to have
a garden without ground?"
"What's the matter with your back
As pipings are so fashionable and form
a part of the finish of almost every
gown, it Is well to know how they should
be made. Fcr a quarter of an inch pip
ing cut the material into bias strips an
inch and a quarter wide, and for wider
pipings increase the wjdth accordingly.
Fold these strips through the center
lengthwise and baste close to the fold.
Under the part to be piped lay the fold
ed strip, allowing a quarter of an inch
to show, and three-quarters of an inch
for the seam. After the piping is basted
in place stitch It as close to the edge as
possible. When a narrower piping is
wanted the goods is cut accordingly; but
be sure to see that there Is a good three
eighths of an inch allowed for the seam.
Told for the Thoughtful Mothers Who Wish to Read to Their Chil
dren While They Are Being Tucked Into Bed at Night.
I.en, the Fisherman's Son.
It was early morning and the little
fishing village where Ixm lived was cold
and bleak. Already the early toilers of
the sea were astir, for It was time to
be off to the fishing grounds. Through
the gloom of the early day you conld
have seen the figures of men carrying
great baskets down to the waterside,
where small fishing vessels bobbed up
and down on the waves as if impatient
to be oft.
Away off across the water In the.
eastern sky. a flash of lisht appeared.
The sun likewise was getting ready for
the day. And then from out the little
fisher hut a bit farther back from the
sea than the rest, came Lcn and his
"My, we are late this morning, fa
ther." said the little boy. 'The sun Is
all ready to get up."
"There she comes now," said the man,
as a blood red ball of fire suddenly
popped into view just over the horizon.
A flash of brilliant light swept the
Sugar and Cream
Baked Hash.
Bath Buns Coffee
Boston Baked Beans
Brown Bread
Tomato Soup
Broiled Chicken Potato Souffle
Lettuce French Dressing
Wafers Cheese
Marmalade Date Pudding
Bath Buns Dissolve one-half cake of
compressed yeast in one-quarter cupful
of warm water. Add one scant tea
spoonful of salt and one cupful of milk,
and mix to a dough with one pound of
sifted flour. Knead and let stand until
light. Work in four -well beaten eggs
and four ounces of melted butter, cover
and set aside until risen a second time.
Mold Into balls a little larger than an
egg, press Into the top of each some
currants and shreds of candled orange
peel; arrange a half an inch apart on
greased pans and let stand in a warm
place until light. Brush the tops with
warm water, sprinkle thickly with granu
lated sugar and bake In a moderate oven
about three-quarters oan hour.
Date Pudding Beat one egg without
separating It until light, add to it a
little over a gill of milk, an ounce, of.
butter, melted with two tablespoonfuls
of water; add sufficient flour, about 'one
cupful to make a thick batter. The flour
should have .sifted with It one teaspoon
ful of baking: powder. Stoaa the dates
and chop them into email pieces, dust
them thickly with floor, sth- them Into"
the pudding, tarsi tato-. creased, mold
ad taBoae-asii.aatXBr bean. ,
yard?" I demanded. "Not even all of
that Is needed. It Is not necessary to
have a largo plot to hold the Interest
of a child. There is quite enough room
at the end of your back yard for the
cultivation of such vegetables as lettuce,
parsley, radishes, and onions. But you
must let it be Billy's very own. Help
him with suggestions where it is neces
sary, but don't meddle. Individual own
ership will create Interest in Billy's work
and make him appreciative and consid
erate of the interests of others. It will
also give him an interest in the upbuild
ing of the home. He will develop,
through his own work, a just Idea of the
proper value of things about the house,
and a due appreciation of your work.
It will lessen his destructlveness. It will
be a source of wholesome exercise, and
settle tho question of both an outlet for
his energy and suitable recreation."
"There is one Important point." I went
on to suggest, "let Billy understand, all
the while, that his joy of practical profit
will be complete. That you will buy
his vegetables from him at market value
when they have matured."
This little talk with Billy's mother was
a year ago.
The child has become an enthusiast.
A young women, much beloved In her
neighborhood, was to be married and
this delightful shower was arranged:
She had grown up from babyhood on
the same street, and one of her mother's
friends suggested that the neighbors con
tribute the price of a dozen napkins and
Then they had a thimble party and the
linen was hemmed and monogramed. The
bride was perfectly delighted.
Try this when planning a "linen"
shower. It was no more costly than
for each guest to give a separate bit of
The same idea has been carried out In
sheets and pillow cases, also towels.
By the way. at afternoon affairs gin
ger lemonade is quite the thing with
tiny fancy crackers or biscuits, as our
English cousins call them.
surface of the ocean, and the waters
scmed to glitter back a cheerful "good
It was but the work of a moment for
In and his father to man the little
fishing boat, and shortly they were
speeding away in the early morning
breeze straight out to sea along that
golden path of sun-kissed water.
lyn looked all about him and he count
ed the small vessels that dotted the sea
all about him.
And the catch that 'day was such a
large one. All day long the littlp boy
by his father's side hauled over th"
side of the vessel the glistening fish and
they sang songs the while.
"We will make, a good sum by this
catch." said the father at the close of
day. and I.cn was happy because he
knew that he had played a part.
There Is really and truly just such a
little boy as In and he Is strong and
healthy. His life by the sea made him
so. Every day in the year you will find
him out upon the sea with his father
regardless of the weather.
Would you not like to meet such an
Interesting little chap?
Three years is the leather anniversary.
If you wish to celebrate on this oc
casion send out invitations on scraps of
leather with date and house address
printed in red Ink. Have your table bare
with leather or leatherette doylies nnder
ccnterpleco and beneath the plates of
salad sandwiches. &c.
For your centerpiece have a pair of
baby's shoes or dainty slipper, filled with
sand. Into which the stems of flowers
should be stuck. Une the slipper first
with stiff paper, then with tinfoil so it
will not be soiled by the moisture, &c
From the slipper have leather shoe
strings, radiating to each plate, and on
the end of each a favor.
Just now Is a. great chance to get bar
gains in all sorts of leather desk fittings,
such as address books, memorandum
pads, penwipers, engagement pads, &c.,
for all articles in this line are marked
down. So also are the little purses and
various bags.
If yon wish everything alike, you can
give the leather penwipers to the men
and the book marks to the women.
To make the latter, buy a skin of any
soft leather and cut in strips fifteen or
sixteen Inches in length, and about two
or two and a half inches In width.
Slash each end up Into seven two-Inch
strips for the fringe, and in the center
burn an appropriate motto such as "A
Book Is the Best Companion," "In Books
Lies, the Soul of the Whole Pastime."
"Ha Who Kills a Good Book Kills
Reason Itself."
r Serve a light supper and hare music
recitations and some compenure games
with some pretty article in leather or
Cooper's "Leather Stocking" for the, first
prize, end a leather meaai ror we one
who needs consolation.
Tfcs kteooo sleess fekti tm lets
ts il mitral fcrths fast htjwMk
and while he talks of the plans for this
year's garden (for which he has already
broken the ground) one realizes that the
young mind has quickened to an appre
ciation of the beauty of every little
thing that grows.
Ills father has moved this March to
the suburbs, where Billy has a little
more ground for the enlargement of
his garden plans.
And as for Billy's mother .
"Why," slie told mc the other day,
"It has simply been a wonderful Influ
ence. Billy is like a different child.
He has budded up physically and broad
ened out mentally under the Influence
of the air, the sunlight, and his work
in the fresh, sweet earth!
"I wish you would tell every mother
In Washington how much It means to
them (and to their children) to make
out-of-door work attractive to their boys
and girls.
"You know they can, for there are
few houses, even down town, that do
not have a little plot of ground In the
back which will be big enough for the
small vegetables." she ended, thinking
of the very small plot of ground which
proved sufficient for Billy's garden last
One who has had considerable experi
ence in handling plumes gives some gen
eral suggestions to those who buy these
handsome hat trimmings.
The first thing to notice is the quill it
self: this should be in one piece, and
should be pliable and have a high glows.
Next pull out the flues. The longer
and more pliable they are, the better
value they are.
When It Is a black plume that is under
consideration, examine it carefully In a
strong light, and select one with a high
gloss, for if It is dull black or on the
brownish cast, the feather is of Inferior
quality or has been poorly dyed.
Frills of Lace.
One-sided frills of finest Ilnon lace and
embroidery are made to button In with a
front buttoning blouse, or are attached
to a band that will run down the front
of a blouse, buttoning in the back. Some
times these frills arc accompanied by
plaited frill collars finishing the collar
less blouse neck or by a straight stand
ing collar or stock.
Enlarged Pores. &
Mrs. T. W B. Possibly the enlarged
pores are due to your failure to rinse the
face in cold water after bathing it in
warm water. I think the following rem
edy will prove helpful to you.
Boric acid. 1 dram.
Distilled witch hazel. 4 ounces.
Apply with a piece of old linen or a bit
of ahsorbent cotton.
Postal Rnles.
James !.. Tour postmaster can tell you
the regulations governing your carriers.
Kncllih Sparrovrs.
Reader CO English sparrows are said
to hav been brought to this country
from Germany about 1853. by whom It
is not known.
O Frank James, the noted bandit, was
born In Kearney. Mo. After the death
of his brother, in ISC, he ceased his crim
inal life. 1 cannot tell you what became
of him after that time.
(3) According to history there were no
survivors of the army under Custer. It
Is recorded that a soldier sent as a mes
senger, just before the fight got away
with his life.
MarUlnff I.lnrn.
Eva In making a monogram the sur
name initial is generally placed In the
center and is larger than the other ini
tials, as It is the initial to be given prom
inence. The accepted size of monogram or initial
Is four-Inch for tablecloths and sheets.
three-Inch for pillow cases, bureau scarfs;
one and one-half inches for napkins, and
Inches for towls.
Seeding; and Conchlnav
Telephone Seeding consists of short
even back stitches placed at regular In
tervals, and is used as a filling stich.
For couching two threads are required
one coarse and the other fine.
Top sew the coarser thread, on the line
to be covered, with the finer thread.
Do not hold the foundation cotton,
which is the coarser thread, too tight
ly or the work will have a drawn ap
pearance, which will spoil the effect.
Couching is used for both outline and
filling and two threads of different color
may be used which often adds to the at
tractiveness of the work.
"Sine, Point Two.
Miss Ij. A. W. The expression referred
to. "Nine point two,- In Klpllns's poem,
"Tubal and Tubal-caln," Indicates the
caliber of one of the newer guns used by
the British army, namely, 9.3 inches.
Amy- U-:Cream or white cheesecloth
and scrime are Inexpensive materials 'for
bedroom curtains.
A popular way to finish these, especially
if some color scheme Is to be carried out;
ia stenciling'.
A narrow border orn the hem or a. sore
Uerat taiga abtnst sfra.fcsdw.
safes' -tA ' -C w
Again the pictured waist shows us a
variation of the peasant style. The grace
ful arrangement of the shoulder lies In
the use of a long seam which extends
from the elbow to the very line of the
neck on the outside of the arm. There
is also a seam in the centre of the. back
and of the front and the closing may be
piacea at eitner. ine lower part or the
waist Is shaped to follow flatly the double
points which form the outline of the
lower edge of the waist.
A material of good body such as linen.
pique, poplin, satin. &c. will be best for
this wain, although some of the softer
weaves if or close texture may also
The pattern 6371 is cut In sizes 32 to O
Inches bust measure. Medium size re
quires two yards of 35 inch material, with
VA yards of insertion to trim as shown.
The above pattern can be obtained by
rending ten cents to the office of this
The square back plays an important
part. too. among the charming little col
lars provided for frork or blouse wear.
Never have there been so many attrac
tive collars for such purposes, and one
would be inclined to believe that high
necked arrangements were to be com
pletely tabooed upon summer frocks were
It not that the designers have supplied an
unusually large and varied assortment
of standing collars or stocks.
These come separately or In connection
with jabots or frills, and will convert the
simplest of plain blouses Into a dainty
and smart affair.
. Stair Carpet.
"Did von ever watch with despair the
carpet on yonr stairs wearing out on the
step edges? Then you will want to
know that ne.xt time you must buy a
yard more than you really neod. and turn
it under at each end when you are
laying It.
Then, a it grows worn, it can be
slipped either up or down, and thus
the wear will be equalized.
Answers to all questions sent
to this department will be print
ed in regular order.
Where a question involves the
names of business firms or Is of
too personal a nature to be an
swered here, a self-addressed,
stamped envelope must be In-
closed for reply by mall.
Readers desiring immediate in
formation in matters of etiquette
or household perplexities may
telephone their questions, and
they will be answered immedi
ately, where it is possible to do
Questions which require re
search may take several days for
the edge, may be stenciled, and as so
many have been given in the paper, with
full directions for the work, an amateur
may easily attempt them.
For a conventional border, delft blue
makes an attractive curtain, old blue and
dull green are also good, as they usually
harmonize with most color schemes.
ka w "the Busy corner"
Bleached Cotton
Never Sold Under 12ic Yard
To-day, 81c Yard
An unexpected and unusual stroke of good fortune places us In a
position to name the lowest price -ever quoted on one. of the oldest and
best brands of Bleached Cotton on the market. These goods were sold
to us with the distinct agreement that 'we would not advertise the name.
This Is the full-yard-wide goods, free from dressing Just what's wanted
for ladles' andchlldren's wear for spring and summer. This make "la
known In every store, from the smallest to the largest, throughout the
country, and has always sold at 12Hc a yard and over. Quantity suf
ficient for one day'sselllng only, and' so we offer this Bleached Cotton
for to-day only; per yard. Stfc. v
Few Know Correct Method
of Keeping.
If the Orrner Has Neither Fob,
Cbntelnlne, ITor Chain the "Watch
Should Be Pinned Firmly to the
Dress. Not Carried Ijoosely in a
Handbag; as Some Do.
A slight knowledge of the works of a
watch and the care it should receive
would keep many good dollars in the
pockets of people who for the slightest
cause take their watches to the jewelers.
The man who repairs watches says:
"Never get into the habit of holding the
stem and winding the watch; always hold
the watch and wind the stem."
And if notice is taken of the people
who possess watches it will be seen m
many cases they grasp It firmly by the
stem and proceed to twist the watch
until it is wound or until something
Another thing to be remembered Is that
the watch should be wound at pretty
nearly the same time every day, as it
is bad for a timepiece to be wound too
often or allowed to run down entirely.
Carry It in Handbasr.
Stany women have a habit of carry
ing the tiny watch In their handbag:
where It knocks around, and if the bag
Is dropped the watch generally stops with
an aggrieved tick.
If the owner has no fob. chatelaine
or chain, then it should be pinned firm
ly to the dress. The leather wristband
Is another cause of many broken springs,
since the delicate hair-like wire is more
than likely to break at the sharp Jar it
receives when the wrist comes in con
tact with one of the hundred things It
is liable to bump against.
And. lastly, once a year the watch
should be sent to the jeweler's to be
cleaned and regulated, and If this is done,
and the watch handled carefully, there
will be no trouble with Its "works."
Is a Special Style of Cos
tuming. Spring motor toggery has'now appeared
in some of the shops devoted to this
special style of costuming. If signs come
true this season is to see more, attrac
tive fashions for this form of sport than
have ever before been in vogue.
Some of the new straw motor hats
which are being shown for the Southern
trade are both picturesque and becom
ing. One of the new models is a white
Milan straw in a modified English walk
ing hat shape. It is faced with red
straw and trimmed only with a straw
buckle at one side, in which is twisted
some linen fringe.
Another hat is a helmet of linen colored
hair braid with a cockade of chiffon of
the same shade. A big grass linen hood
in a picturesque shape is lined with dark
blue. There is a dark brown straw bon
net of fancy braid, very picturesque, in
a poke shape and trimmed with two pink
posies, one over each ear.
The coats which are being shown for
the spring are of pongee, dark blue serge
and checked cheviots. They are not so
large and all enveloping as many motor
garments. Almost all are rather close
fitting, the upper part especially so. The
skirts of the coat are set on the upper
part like a man's paddock ulster.
Household Hints.
An excellent way of cleaning lamp-
chimneys is to hold the glass over the
spout of a kettle of boiling water until
it becomes well steamed, then polish with
a clean dry cloth, and the glass will be
beautifully bright.
To remove grease from a stove try this
plan: Dip a cloth in dry soot and rub
this over the greasy parts, then apply
the blacklead. and the spots will at once
To Keep Puddings Finn.
When making boiled puddings of any
kind, try putting a piece of greased paper
over the top before the cloth is put on.
This renders the cloth mnch easier to
wash, and keeps the pudding nico and
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