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MAN WHO 19 ALL BONE.

HELPLESS WARSHIP.

BLISSFUL IGNORANCE. •

JFUN AND FANCY.

! HOME HINTS.

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HOME HINTS. < A cracked egg may be boiled perfectly wen if, before placing in boiling water, it is first j wrapped in oiled paper and tied with a string. To renew stale cake dip the cake into cold milk for a second. Rebake in a cool oven. Cake treated in this way will taste quite new, and is easier to digest. Bread can be renewed in the same way, using water in place of milk. In a house where there is a gTeat deal of work to do, the breakfast bacon is apt to be spoilt by being cut too thick and in a hurry. This may be prevented, if the cook will slice the bacon finely the day before, and it will taste equally good. When preparing suet for puddings, mince* meat, etc., get a coarse grater, which may be bought for a few pence, and rub the suet through it. This is a far quicker and easier method than chopping, and ensures no lumps being left. Scorches from ironing can be removed by applying the following mixture The juice of a bruised boiled onion mixed with a small quantity of vinegar, white soap, and fuller's earth. THe part will require to be well washed after the scorch is removed. Don't throw away your old mackintosh, it can be cut up for various useful purposm. Have a piece for babVa^cot, another for aa apron under your flamPl apron when you bathe baby. Odd pieces will make over- â¢leeves for same duty, and, after all that, you i etcevee for same duty, and, after all that, you ) can rlill have a bathing cap. I [ THB VALTJM OF CREAM. | Very few house-mjothen? fully realise the nutritive value of cream. It is invaluable ia the case of invalids, for it serves as nutriment i in a very valuable form. It is superior to butter, because it contains more volatile oil than butter made from it. It is frequently ordered by physicians for persons consump- tively inclined, for those with feeble diges- tions, for aged persons, and for those who suffer from impaired circulation. No other article of food gives such satisfactory re- fults. I WILL PKOTICT YOUR CUBTAXNS. To protect window curtains from rain, try this simple device. Secure a half-inch board about twelve or fourteen inches wide, and as long as ia required to fit between the side casings of the window. In the upper corners of the board have screweyes, one on each and. On each side of the window casing put a sere wove, in which tie cords about two feet long, and on the ends of the cords tie small hooks. Ordinarily these cords hang down by the side of the window and are concealed by the curtains. When ready for use, the hooks en the cord fit into the screweyes on the sides of the board, and the board is tilted back from the window. The window may then be opened as wide as the board is high. The I slanting of the board pushes baek the cur- tains! and, while allowing air to enter, pre- I vents the rain or snow from coming into the room. HAPMHISS AT HOMB. Probably nineteen-twentieths of the happi- 3acas we shall ever have in this world we shall get at home. The independence that comes to a man when his work is over, and he feels I that he has run out of the storm into the quiet harbour of home, where he can rest in peace with his family, is something very reaL It does not make much difference whether we own our house, or have one little room, we can make that little room a true home. I Against this home none of us/should ever j j transgress. We should always treat each [ other with courtesy. Courtesy is of fa.r greater value and a more royal grace than soma people nowadays seem to think. G»TTING THINGS DowiL i The art of getting things done is one that ) requires as much study and application as any other taught in schools. Hosts of people begin well enough, but break down in the middle, and, at the end of a day or a week, [have little to <show for their efforts. We know how it is in housekeeping. Some of us manage our homes by schedule time. We have days and hours set apart for definite tasks. We plan our work and we never let it f get ahead of us. Others keep house in a hap- hazard way, and are constantly iamentingf that "we have no time." As habit rules us with an iron hand, it is wise for motners so to train their children that the habit of finishing everything that is begun shall be set in character like hardened plaster of Paris in early life. Nothing can stand before dili- gence, thoroughness, and conscience in the day's work.

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