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ESPECIALLY FOR THE LADIES.
B Peppermint Drops.—H ome-mane pep permint drops s di en. With a little direction they c them: Take two cups of sugar and half a cup of water; let this boil for fivo minutes; take from the fire, flavor with the essence of peppermint, the quantity must depend upon the strength of the essence, a few' drops is usually sufficient. Stir with a shift* silver spoon until it is quite thick, then lay a but tered paper on a platter and drop the mixture it. A little practice will enable make them respectable in appearance. harmless delight to chil make S' 1 S" to r .—Jelly made from unripe GrapeJel grapes, just before they change from green to purple, is very delicate, grapes, after picking them fr in several waters, then put them in a porce lain kettle; wash them before putting 1 Wash the the stems. 1 _ « lu will not need to put any then y stove, water with them, and of course the less wa ter the less tin» 4 it will take to b.iil the juice. Put the grapes when sufficiently cooked in a bag made of from flannel.and let the juice drain out without squeezing if possible. O - k waiter.—A n English paper states that hard water may be render ed very soft and pure, rivalling distilled w a ter, by merely boiling a tv in a kettleful of water, lime and any impuriti ing to the vial, quicker at the same time. Purification e vial, Tlic carbonate of will be found adher The water boils 1 ell lake delie it .— Ti Cccoanut co coauut cookies • cup and a half of * cup of butter—a little less me cup of grated gar, about will answer—tw< , half a cup of sweet milk, half a till ofvunil la. one teas] » make u soft dough. Roll ii cookies, using as little on tlic kneading board. teaspoonful of si la, flour enough do ci yo flour as possible Bake in a quick » To Fry Halibut.—To fry halibut, s cossfully first fry a few slices of salt pork. To the tat obtained from the pork add enough lard so taat the slices of tisli will be at least half burned in it. Dip the slices iu flue Indian meal before frying, the fat hot, but let the fish cook slowly at first, so that it will be done through, then it is au easy matter to give the outside the del icate hr ( longed for by the epicure. Reproducing Manuscript. —With -, ink usually employed i from ten volumes to six, and to volumes of glycerine h added. Professor Attfielil has lie obtain transcripts of manuscripts in an ordi nary thin paper copying book without the of a press. When a shoot of paper is written over with this ink it is placed under one of the sheets of the book, and then a piece of blotting paper laid over the thin pa per takes up, when pressed in the common way, any excess of ink which may come throngh. Old Fa8hionkd Loaf cake. — Take three quarts of sifted (and well heaped) flour; a pint of soft butter, one quart of gar, five gills of new milk, half a pint of yeast, three eggs, two pounds of raisins, a teaspoonl ul of soda, a gil of brandy or wine, two teaspoons cinnamon and two of nutmeg. Scald the milk, cool to blood warm, add the yeast, then the flour, to which all the butter and half the sugar have been added; then mix together and let ris better to set the sponge the morning add the other ingredients (Hour the raisins) and let rise again. When light, fill the baking pans and let rise again. Bake in a moderate oven. This recipe make three large loaves, and is a standard economical loaf cake. writing reduced rhich four i afterwards been able to until light. It is night, aud in Breakfast and Tea Cakes.— Rye tea cakes or breakfast cakes made of table pint of sweet milk, two eggs, spoonful of brown sugar, half a teaspoon ful of salt; stir in this enough flour to make a batter about like griddle-cake bat ter (rye flour sifted is to be used), Bake in well-buttered gem pans for half she c Fou SOFTENING THE 1IA1R.— Take one 1 and a-half ounces avoirdupois glycerine dis solved in one imperial pint of any fragrant distilled water, as that of roses or oranges hour. If the eook prefers to do use part rye and part wheat flour. twenty grains salt or elder flower; tlftec of tartar (carbonate of potassa) per pint sometimes added. - An Appetizing Salad. —An appetizing salad can be made in this way: Put iu the bottom of the salad disli a layer of cold boil ed potatoes, sliced thin; sprinkle pepper and salt boiled lima beans, and until the dish is lull; seas sr the slices; then put a layer of , alternately, ;h layer with popper and salt, and over the top, a few min mough vinegar to dted butter with tlie vinegar: mustard or curry powder may be added to suit the taste. utes before serving, p flavor the salad: mix a little Why wo Hflihlrr In the woaiIh. Last year the banjo fever raged among fashionable ladies. This year the proper thing is to play the vi lin, and many of the belles of New York plishment, and the neighbors are all taking to the woods. learning the accom lUltlKTOIIY I OH BUYERS. and California grapes 8TON, Ninth it: Orange stre* B m hi u .1 S' BULLOCK'H, Nu & Orange streets. rphe Monumental Works of Wilmington are 1 Fifth and King. DAVIDHON A BROTHI Kit. . marble dun il coal. d, lime, c JACKSON LIME 4 COAL COM PAN Y. King street wharf. S" r ndertakine carefully attended to l*y MITCHELL a BECK, 41 2 King st. 1 ?or sewing machines, none preferable in every < respect to THE DOMESTIC. 1 ?or millinery MISS E. LINDSAY wi _ all of the latest designs. O rgan.", pianos and every Musical Instrumc known to the trade. I'ANCf »AST ALLEN. cket knives, si sorted paints. skates and l BROTHERS, 201 Market »tree r assors, pu J A MK Oail d row In BAREFOUD. Third > reet Rridge. ir fV E. ii. BU KE, Nth and Si )hotography,in all of its modern pirn A. 1». BEECHER, »15 Marke 1 WEAVER. 7011 Market sire Jee Cold Sping Ice Co. lu7 King. • I nil I aces, Trimming 1 j departments. MISS « i AMIHd larket st. | I ) n N\B. danfouth! S d id Market. >n & Beef. M E. HARRISON, -11H King street. ir f I » ARRETT. Eighth reet Market. (jrean,. JOHN H. PORTER, Edge Moor Dairy. ( Tlothing for mon, for hoys and t j j. Liefe Fourtli an 1 d .Market all of its branches. I> mtistrv DR. J. II. BROWN, 508 King. id caps« IP* DU BELL. 2 East Third. S how cases in exquisite designs WM. Ii. iIHOVE.llS N. Fourth stre Philadelphia. JAMES & BROTHER. HARDWARE 3 PAINT 8 , Ohs, AND GLASS, Lucas Ready Mixed Paints, 204 MARKET STREET, WILMINGTON, DEL. Juns8-Sm Juns8-Sm THE DOMESTIC .7! o Z SEWING Midi I Ml! ; < 0. 5 IFYOU WANT X YOUR WIFE TO ALWAYS 5" GB* 1 , buyW1hera„ -n éC Ui * m % H o C/3 H £ ■x> O m n PI Z H * If 111 g i' C/5 o 1 „ <to ^ |— (/) " m 3 S ij „ ti " I % 3 f Q i « o AND DONT YOU FORGET IT. -I 7 tu I o o 814 Market St., Q ! o Ui MILMINIITIIN, Ilia, r X ■ ! h augl2-ly F. E. SMITH, No. 819 Market S ., Tobacco Merchant Hand made cigars a special feature of his trade. j!7-6m JOHN H. PORTER. ,• ; at® if* ■r iS Late with J. P. Richardson, is the Manager of the EDGE MOOE DAIRY, tif usual This Dairy is stocked with Thorough Bred Cattle, and the Milk is as good : quality of cream. PRIVATE FAMILIES, AND DRUB SI ORE FOUNTAINS SUPPLIED WITH PURE CREAM. apr29. P. 8.—Two Milk Wagons the route. HEALTH ! ! HEALTH ! HEALTH ! ! HEALTH ! ! l 'il® '' f ! / i. X a henlthft is to keep d every four Your Feather Beds should l»e re dition. SHELDOIT'S IMPROV'D PATENT RENEVATOR os them fresh and clean. moves all Impurities from tlic Feathers and lea J. S. EVANS, FIFTH AND WALNUT STREETS augi2-3m. and Feathers. Bed Buttoi I'. 8.—Also for sale Tickings, Mattresses, sprii THE ROYAL LINIMENT VENl-V1DI--VICI. NEURALGIA AND RHEUMATISM. THE :ro yal LLL IIII NNN NN III1 MMMM II N N N II M M II N N N II MM II N N N II M M II N N N II M M II N N N II M L L II NN Nil M MM LLLLLL IIII NN NNN IIII MMM MMMM EEEEEEE NNN NN TTTTTT EN N N T T T NNN NNN NNN N N N M M E M M E M M E M M E M M M E M E MM MMM EEEEEEE NN NNN TTT I. T I T I. ;EE T L T I. E NN \ T Will not only relieve but will Cure Neuralgia and Rheumatism. It will also remove those erratic and troublesome pains in the Chest, which Physicians denominate Intercostal Neuralgia. For Sprains, Strains and Bruises, and in all cases where external applications are indicated, the Royal Liniment will be found very salutary. Tills ROYAL LINIMENT I THE MIL LINIMENT Has been before the public for fifteen years and has proved emi nently satisfactory. For pains in the back you will be sur prised at the relief that the frequent use of Royal Liniment will give you. Some Parents will not allow themselves to be without a bot tle of ROYAL LINIMENT lest an emergency should arise. "Verbum Sat Sapienti." The Royal Liniment Is Guaranteed to do all that is claimed for it. DIRECTIONS FOR USE : To be well shaken. For Neuralgia, Rbeunmtish, Strains, Spr saturate a piece of flannel with the Royal Liniment and apply ai fô , and Brui to the affected parts ; often as the severity of the ease ay suggest. Diphtheria, and Scarlatina Anginosa, saturate a flannel cloth with the Royal Lini ment, and keep constantly applied to the throat until the throat symptoms subside. In case of Croup, first vomit the little with either honey or molasses; then saturate and keep applied to the throat, and s with a teaspoonful of po a piece of flannel with the little sufferer relieved. wdered alum, mixed the Royal Liniment you will MANUFACTURE!) AND FOR SALE BY THE ROYAL MEDICINE COMPANY N. W. Cor. Ninth and Orange Streets, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. Tho ROYAL LINIMENT is protected by a Trade Mark duly registered in the Depart ment of the Interior at Washington, D. C., and any infringement thereof will be rigorously roseented. R. M C. HUMOROUS. He Wanted to Soar. At Selma. Ala., the colored ma vho car ranted to ried my "grip" to the depot know if any of his raco up North held polit leal ofticcs, and whe mentioned or , he replied: sort of show fur two instanc "Dar hain't down "Wliat's to p-event you fro office'?' ' "Hush! Doan' talk running for loud! ln de fust place I liain't got de confidence in myself." "Hor/V that?" "Wall, spost 1 W! menshuned by the candydate for de Législa nooBepaper ehur. De old woman slic'd git her back up all of a sudden, an' fuel too good to 'sociate wid rte niggers libin* round heali, an' she'd drap do wasboard an' begin to powder up style." an' put "An' ebery nigger up at the hotel he'd want me to git him a job at de Capitol, an' if I didn't promise dey wouldn't wote fur "Au* de white trash, de would 'spect to rent a box at de Pos'-offlce, a r a plug bat an' hire my butes oke eigars. blacked." "Yes." "An* de rog'lt ««»»'ll o if 1 could read an' ' spell : vrite a git "Just I wasn't 'lectcd da am jist in dis 8.000 nigg yburhood chuckle till I'd go home ai vlio'd hilf np sot de la 'I; i' make a bce-lii 1'rcw ilc see. It lakes a heap o' <• ft vhat keeps e <1. I'd like 0 enter do 1 His, but I pollv-tieal field an' lack do nerve. I mt de ollis, but l fear tie I went to ease I should drap esu It i ioar ."—Detroit Free Press. vliei Tlic latest vi* of a Vas the Cle •la l.vomiK ira vho tried to jump his board bill, out of the window, slid tlow found bis landlord with Ho lowered his milk the rope, and fitting his trunk, waiting with open ar to eeivo him. Unfortunate: If the jury had not disagre ed Mr. Dorsey might have become Secretary of the interior—of the Albany Penitentiary. — Chien (jo Ti in es. Willing to bet him: An Irishman who had hitched a mule in the neighborhood of a spot where some rere engaged in of them to blasting, was cautioned by take the animal away. "Niver moind replAnl Fat; "I'm contint if yes ar "Yes, but don't you know that the the post there contains dynamite?" "Dy namite, is it? Well, thin, if it's got faylins yez had betlier remove it where it wont lie harrumed. for if that by vel gets the foorst kick I would'nt give much for W 1 —Brook lyn Eagle. A valuable tree: "No " said Dr. Jalap, " I wouldn't have that apple tree cut down for money." "But you never get any fruit from it," argued Brown; " the boys steal all the apples before they "That's just it," replied quiet smile; " that tree stands •ipe." ith a in a good thousand every season."— Boston Transcript. half tlic doctor, SHOW CASES A Large Assortment of NEW DESIGNS Our Goods represented. SHOW ms ! SHOW CASES! w. H. CROVÏ 115 North Fourth Street, PHILADELPHIA DTJBEL ft Wi THE HATTER J No. 2 East Third St., Wilmington, Del. The Largest Stock and Lowest Prices in the city. my27-6m