After jgpshiug never wring woisted
Hints to Housekeepers.
Keep lea in a well covered caiiistn
dress goods. Shake them
Soak mildewed clothes in butter
milk and spread on the grass in the
ßun 1 n
After blood slains have been well
saturated with kerosene,, wash in cold
Use lemon juice and salt to remove
iriui rust, ink and mildew on white
Appl> castor no once a day to
Warts trorn two to six weeks and they
will disappear. |
■ Toilet vinegar, cologne water, alco
hoi aud red wine are good for oily
and moist hands.
No receptacle for soiled clothing,
even if handsomely decorated, should
be kept in a sleeping apartment.
Whiten yellow linen bv boiling
half an hour in one pound of tine
soap melted in one gallon of milk.
Then wash in suds, then in two cold 1
waters with a little bluing.
Lemon will do for the yellow white
sailor list what shoe polish does for
the worn black one.
ribbon band, and with a slice of !
lemon clean the*'straw thoroughly.
Put on a fresh band, and the hat is
white and fresh.
Au appetizing sandwich, and one
that has the merit of novelty, is made
from thin slices of brown bread
, . , ,
spread with a very little butter, thru
with a layer of chopped English
walnuts and almonds. The nuts
. should bo slightly salted.
Raised Muffins.—Take a quart of
wheat floor anil mix it smoothly with
a pint and a half of lukewarm milk,
half a teacupful of yeast, two eggs,
well beaten, two tablespoonfuls of
melted butter aud a little salt. Place
the batter where it is warm to rise.
When it is light, bake on a griddle in
Apple Float.—Stew six large
apples, lay them on a sieve to drain
and cool; then put them on a flat dish
with about two spoonfuls of powdered
sugar, the juice of one lemon aud the
whites of two or three eggs. Beat all
this to a froth with an egg beater.
Fill a glass bowl or custard cups
with soft custard, aud lay the apple
froth on as high as it will stand.
Chocolate Pudding.—One quart of
sweet milk, three ounces of grated
chocolate, six eggs, one cup of sugar
and one or two (according to taste) of
vanilla. Scald the milk aud chocolate
together; when the chocolate is dis
solved, take from the fire, and when
cool add the yolks of the six beaten
eggs aud the whites of threo beaten
separately, the sugar and vanilla.
Bake in a pudding dish for half an
hour Beat the remaining whites of
the eggs, with five tablespoonfi.ls of
sugar, spread over the top and brown
Cold Potatoes.—Never throw away
sold potatoes. Cold boiled potatoes
are best to fry, and require less time
than raw ones, but they should be
sliced thicker. Skin baked potatoes
while they are warm; they are excel
lent for meat hashes or to heat in
milk. It is also a nice way to chop
them fine, when cold, sprinkle with
salt and pepper and fry in pork fat or
butter. Press the mass down in the
frying pan, let it remain till it is
heated through and the lower surface
is browned, or stir occasionally with
a fork till sufficiently browned.
Perhaps the most durable and
effective work at present in use is the
huckaback darning. The material
used is the ordinary huckaback which
comes al twenty cents a yard, and is
from twelve to thirteen inches wide
The silk used is the Hornau floss, and
... , . ,, ,
,s ve . r - v eli '. ct,ve 11 use , (1 m b " cb ;
most nuything can be made, from a
laundry bag- to a sideboard scarf, or a
< 4 < nilemuu's tit*.
P» >r a scarf or a bag, bave an y con
vent ion al design stamped, such as
Minitowers, or daisies, and outline or
work them in long or short, and then
till m the remainder of tlie material,
round about them in any of the pretty
darning stitches. Your ingenuity will
su „^„t tt> you many new and fancy
| ores, and new ones for this durable
material. Any article made in this
work, and using these materials will
last as long as anyone could desire,
and will allow of being washed any
number of times.
A pretty piece is a sola pillow, with
a wreath of leaves done in long or
short stitches with the Homan floss
in pale green. Another pretty one
was seen in pale yellow, the design
Kerosene emulsions may be mado by
various emulsifying agents, but the
most satisfactory substances and those
! most available to the average farmer
and fruitgrower aro milk aud soapsuds.
In each of these cases the amount of
emulsifying ageut should be one-half
the quantity of kerosene. Following is
a formula approved by the department
Cdnimon soap or whale
_2 gallons (117 per cent)
U pound i (83 per cent )
1 gallon i
Heat the solution of soap and add it
boiling hot to the kerosene. Churn the j
mixture by means of a force pump and ]
spray nozzle for five or ten minutes. The j
emulsiou, if perfect, forms a cream
which thickens upon cooling and should
adhero without oilinesM to tlje surface
If the water from the soil is
hard or has a large percentage of lime,
add a little lye or bicarbonate of soda,
or elso use rainwater. For usu against
.scale insects dilute one part of the emul
sion with nine parts of cold water! For
most other insects diluteono part of the
emulsion with 15 parts of water. For
soft insects like plant lice the dilution
may be carried to from 20 to 25 parts of
water. Tho milk emulsion is produoed
by the same methods as tho above.
Is at hand and is gladly welcomed
by all, especially those whose duties
in life.*$uvb caused them to greatly
riin -flown their system to meet the
requirements, physical and mental,
forced upon them. With these and
others, it is important, whether at
home, at the seashore or i'- the
Country, that some thought he given
to diet, and as further assistance to
Nature, a good building-up medicine
like Hood's Sarsaparilla had best be
resorted to. If the digestion is poor,
liver deranged and frequent head
aches seem to be the rule, Hood's
will change all this and enable every
one to return to their homo and
business in a refreshed state of mind
and bodily health.
As the 20th of August approaches,
you should fortify your system with
Hr. Humphreys' Specific "77," and
escape Hay Fever. Price 25 cents at
Hood's Pills act easily, yet prompt
ly aud efficiently on the bowels and
liver. 25 cents.
and woman in tho United
States interested in the Opium and Whisky
habits to have one of my books on these dis
eases. Address B. M. Woolley, Atlanta, Ga«
Bex 882, and ene will he sent yon free.
I waht every
Results prove conclusively that by tl.j use of fertilizers
rich in potash the: crops of
Wheat and Rye
and all winter crops
al and the soil is positively et
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PASTEUR'S ANTHRAX VACCINE CO.. Limited.
BRANCH OFFICE FOR UNITED STATES AND CANADA,
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I FRUITS, BERRIES,
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Is tlie most perfect fruit preserver la tlie world,
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Will Evaporate Apples in 40 Minutes.
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