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^HE HOME USEFUL AND SUGGEST 0 ADVICE TO OTULS.-M, i.m LrniFta Alcatt Kiwas file following advice to gills, the euys H(iirl.. don t be in l»aste to wed. Build up healthy bodies by good food, plenty of exercise, ml Letu n ull the useful IwusehUd arle befuo yoti Attempt to make a home. Cultivate yoitf Ittittde with the be,-I, IA)<)ke, that you may IJe aWII im tost-h your children much that school-fcraM* i, atone will never give ycu. Cl"xwA yoW ft phoneme 11 La wisely, for yout.h unwt have plea enre, bub need not wusfce itself in liarmfol frivolity. Above all, seiect your friends Wkb care. Avoid gii-Im who live only for faoliion. Uirtation, and enjoy moot, rvod u?e th« pf?Hej?W sit women may claim to dccLme the actjuniafc- "neo of young men whoe liv" will out bew inspection by the innocent eyes of wornelt IAIt no delusion of wealth, rank, coinelisseed, ae love tempt you to trust your happiness Le eucli A one. Watch and wait til, tho true lover comiv oven if it be ail your lifo, for single blesswdieea* it; far better than double misery anti wtOIJ. Spinsters are a very uful. happy iijueiHsiideHicf race, never more fo than w hen all profe««*Mtf are open totiieui.and honour, fame, ami fortune are bl' l,ely won by many gifted mombers of Lttt fcistei'liood. Set your standard high, aitdl liv* tip to iL, sure that the reward will come. here off liereafler, in the form best auited to your nØ4.¿ 8 CURING BIRO-SKINS.-—Anoint every park of the skin with arsenical soap, made am fulU»«F« —Powdered arsenic, 2 oz. cauiplior, 1 tiz. a white soap, 3 oz.; salt of tartar, 1 oz., powderwa lime or chalk, 3 o; oil of thyme t its. The Poat) must be cut in very small and thi. alkiei. put into a crucible with a small quantity Water, and held over a gentle fire, beiag fro. qneutly stirred with a wooden spatdla, ct a piece of wood of any kind. When it is proporlf melted add the lime and salt of tartar, mud mix thoroughly. It mosb now be taken off L60 tire, the arsenic added in small quaulilise, MM) "irred in. Powder the camphor by beating In a mortar, with the addition of a Utile Çk.-i: s& wille. Theil put it in, and well roix L6 cea¡.. position with a spatula. Now place it on ilia fire again to ail!'t in making the ingredåen" unite properly, but do uot beat it rotwit, or tka campltor will escape. After this it cAn be poured into a glazed earthen pob and allotfredl to cool, a piece of ¡W¡Wf being tied over tjbo top. When it is necessary to use the soajfu pat as much as yon require into a jam-pot. a»d| add to it an equal proportion of water. TUi applied to the skin, especially to the ri where the oil glands arc sitllnte, or the feautwrd with a bristle brush. It should be kept as close as possible, aud used with cautiou at il H I deadly poison. How TO 0 8R A DICTIONARY Thue is no book, except tho Bible, which makes so large a rti, ttititforc-areful study as the English l^vctionar#! The best method of studying it. ii to read two pages every (lky to consider the }>rontn>cia4it>H aud meaning of each word LI)o-,o with wh"- we are familiar are immediately recognised, butons »lo€«»w jll to consider the pronunciation, uo mat- ter .¡o."f.wiliar IJe mf.m:,ingof the wonh. on la that are new to the person will easily be tiugiiinhed in th", mild a* obsolete, -1) or still in u.-AL Let every meaning a nd history be carefully considered. Next, let every new word which is suitable for use in this ago and coal," be employed as soon as |K>«sibla In ietter, or rw.-ech, or composition. Third, the great dictionaries quote from author* certaia slina- trati v9 passages. Let these be referred to in the original when the writer possesses the book, and let him read the passage in its setUngJ^ Fourth, keep a dictionary at hand ADd rafelp at the instant to any word used in A ne,. at questionable way, or to any new word to which one comes in reading. Do not say, MI wiM look this np at some other time." S«fc» Ü>4 moment of excited enricsity for ili-e, aeqttinities of k now ledge." Uules^ t.he word is examined at. once i will be forg->tfcen or crowded o»k A./ person who ustw th dictionary in this way Wttl in six months, make more progress in th' mastery of facts, ideas, and words, than coat otherwise lie done in several years. A MOTHER'S The powdering of inoth-er 1 If ib ct),um be written., if fcbere war any angelic rejfrrrt^r-hand bo take the bee thoughts lu.d the ewettest fancies, and if kk life of a mother's heart eould be written in tKos early brooding days, it would shine fit U b I rea, I in the libraries of the Ueaveafy MHI j itlf. ntHn?M nature never cornea s*> now {the Dtvu?e M when ? loyal p«*r» 04ak tfci f f?H Rood of her &hht and fy -d t?e ? tho little, unheeding, bo 6oc as yet adee child. Where eJ"e is she so bejaoftifnl as wte* the sits in the centre of this mystic esreie—at when site »h*gs to her babe, or gazes stit-mtty ai I ifc feeds upon tier bowm ? Tbe-st-arshaveimthpng 8o bright, and the heaven seoreely aark6up more pure and more holy thaw the hewressry Ic*. vi':J of a mother to her Ht?e belpiesa *M' |«utfa»4»i<9i<hed child. \V ,TKfW'!tt)(Ji' PAPlt1L-Ct!m pws?)??, ?r v?ry Mmp?e pr-oce. m?y be co"nmto4 M? ? > #ub*ti«»oe as stroug ?8 I ).rchm by m.?aM <? sulphuric acid. The paper is »in»p*y dipped ia the aebd but the acid mtuMs be of an ad" determined strength, and mixed with Iwfclf hi i bulk of water. A sheet of pa par dipped En tbit liquid is almost instantaneously changed Ï8 cliar-.tcter. It becomes tough, hard, aud fibroma^ but its weight is not. iuerensed, and ib i6 fm • better for writing than an-iinal pftrckmeo^. Ifc stands rubbing better tlmn paper, and alaa«e4 as well as sheepskin aud it serves for vellum [ in bookbinding, and for all legal Inrrloe", aa 1Wtdl as ani(«al parciimenfc. It tuay itloe be Maers ? & for bladders t,Q. "lver r,?vklm "A t jam jars. Any p?per t.?t. ha« even beeo prmbet? oil may be etu vet te-I., by means of solPL-acia acid, into vegetable parchment. SHH.INICIN<I IN WOOLLEN* GOTTEN—A Carrism fiabries trcat,e-1 according to the f"wi,ig srmpie ■method will be found 1.0 be pf ag4tinA eln inking and wTl also retain their ecatwzr ms, | eluuifcre+l. The fabrics are first s+)ak. ed £ «• j several h »urs in a warm, moderately couremb. I trated sohitiun of-oda, to which abwwt half a tumbler of ammonia has been adiieti, 1JI"41t"8 or less, according to the quantity of material 1 treated. At thi^ stape the fabrics are waaited out, after tlw addith)« of some water that is i Wann, then ri nsed its fresh water. The same resell, may be reached by add iivg a tirw Wer ot ammonia water ? a Mt?H tub of water, so akiwg the stufw for h?tf an ho«r in ?i&, anJ &amMy rinsing them in pare water. IFx.rTING Cmi fRE?.—To take yonng Mf?Mtta to the theatres or to other plaees w hf?e the Mt'??t. • the hearing, and Llw other senses are exeived, is to prevent sleep, atri hence to indict "fives injury upon the child. Convulsions and bra* diseases of variotts killclare often produced by the folly of mothers, who, thinkittg to (>leasa their babies or to cause t heui to be ad i%i ired, inflict irreparable iujnry upon them by keeping thom Kw?Le wh?t I,hey ?x?hL to œ Ip. Even if Uve child1 does not die or?]fter inH1¡' ntely fn?) some disease, its whole C?eM?a? and ■physical orgaoisathm may be radically changed for the worse by depriving it of ihat ft.. | amount of sleep so necessary to its well-Lioitig- PATT-KRN IVOMAS--A g(,oi housewife holtld 1 not be a woman of one idea," but 4waid b8 equally familiar with the flower-garden and flour- barrel and though her lesso»i should be to lessen eXI)e&Vr-e, the scent of a fine roee should not be less scented than the cent in the till. She will doubtless prefer a yard of shrub- hery to a yard of satin. If her husband is a skilful grower of grain, she is equally skilful aa a sewer of garments- he kee|>s his hoes bright by use, she keeps the hose of the whole family in order. STKKNGTHCTI5G HAIR LOTIOX. — Glycerine. One ounce eau-de-Cologne, four otinoes liquid ammonia, one drachm oil of origanum, half a drachm oil ,f rosemary, two drachms; tinctura Cnntharides, half an ounce. Shake well for HHIM minutes, then will camphor water, ten ounces. Mix. To be well brushed into the roots of (ha hair with a moderately hard brush three times a week. PLATTIMK.—Children, says Mr. Rusk in, "¡)f)..I? have their times of being oif duty like soMi»ts and, wheu once the obedience, if reqv.ire certain, the little creature should be ver put, for periods of practice ineompb' of itself—set on tolte !lltro backc' will, and toil to break it by it I A USOrU IN A N "rnvola" (Fisher Un- Jes.wpp, opens with the par icular story of a :J at 1 a. m. ou October aa t, and I was fascir staving, but lest he si writing, I lifted my I stt etched it out to the the top one. I cann,, rny arm passed in fr vanished. I was nothing more. I we; nothing: bad happen* Irninu,es, and I liad words of wha t I when the ifgure app. •ame place and att: hands clos3 to my again, to examine h. was framing a sentence discovered that I did not afraid of the soun,1 of my sat, and there fiat 1. I to my w, rk, and fitligh, three words I still had to my notes are at this 9xhii.iit not the siirj/.te m?3s, I could point out tho Phantom app?arE<i. Hiviasr f- book and thraw alight noia;" Tuis is a facts. Explanatio. to others.

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