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HINTS FOR THE HOME. IT is a species of agreeable servitude to be under as obligation to those we esteem. MEAT BALLS.—Meat balls to drop into soup stock are made of veal, with about one-fourth as much suet as veal, and with tu^j i'ourths of breadcrumbs, with salt, pepper, and parsley, or other herbs of your taste; add one beaten egg, which will moisten and hold the ingredients together make into round balls; drop into hot lard and fry quickly drain them well on a cloth, and they are ready for the soup. A NEW EGG DISH.-When you are tired of plain boiled or fried eggs try this way of serving them for breakfast: Butter a pie-plate, and cover the bottom with fine bread crumbs, then break enough eggs for vour family, and drop them on the plate, and cover with a layer of bread crumbs; sprinkle pepper and salt over this, and put some little lumps of butter over it. Bake in a quick oven for five minutes. GAIN OUTBALANCING Loss.—The truth may coat many a pang to utter, strict integrity may have to give up many a coveted gain, the courage of principle may forfeit the goodwill so highly prized or the position so eminently desirable but upon the scale of years they will lead their adherents to a condition of honour and happiness compared with which all that hed been sacrificed seems utterly trivial. A PRINCELY SALAD.—"La salade du Prince de Galles"—to which the Prince of Wales is said to be extremely partial-is stated to be composed of sar- dines boned and cut in small pieces, lettuce, watercress and chevril with minced capers; the yolks of two hard- boiled eggs pounded into flour are added, with salt, pepper, cayenne, and mustard, and three tablespoon- fuls of lemon juice. Thesalad is garnished with slices of lemon and pickled capsicums. MILK Soup.-Take four large potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters, one onion cut up, put them into two quarts of boiling water; boil till done to a mash strain through a colander, and rub the vegetables through with a wooden spoon return the pulp and soup to the saucepan; add one pint of milk and put on the fire to boil; when it boils sprinkle in bv decrrees three tablespoonfuls of crushed tapioca, stirring well all the time. Boil rapidly for 15 minutes, and serve. SAGO PUDDING.—Three teacups milk, three table- Bpoonfuls sago, two eggs, four tablespoonfuls sugar, pinch of salt; soak the sago in the milk two hours before adding the other ingredients, beat the eggs well, mix and flavour with vanilla or rose. If the sago settles to the bottom of the dish while baking, stir it, and if it seems too stiff or too solid, add more milk and sugar. Stir often enough to have it thoroughly mixed it should be soft and jelly-like. Serve with cream and sugar. FRAMING PHOTOGRAPHS.—In framing photographs, engravings, and etchings, it is usual and proper to interpose a mat of some tint between the subject and the frame, because the immediate proximity of the solid frame to a colourless composition would be in too strong contrast, and would tend to flatten the presentment of polid objects. White mats should be avoided, because the high lights in photographs, en- gravings, and etchings are white, and a mat of the same colour robs them of much of their value. JUGGED HARE.—Cut thehare into small pieces. Pro- cure one pound of rump steak, with its fair proportion of fat, cut into very small pieces. Mix the hare and steak together, with pepper and salt to taste. Then add the peel of half a lemon, six or eight onions, a tea- spoonful of peppercorns, half a dozen cloves, and a few sprigs of thyme and parsley, with a couple of bay leaves, if preferred. Throw in a tablespoonful of catsup and abreakfastcupful of water. Put all into an earthen- ware jar with a lid, and let it simmer gently for four hours in an oven. Serve with forced meat balls. USING UP THE SCRAPS.-Savoury rolls can be made from the remains of any sort of cold meat; beef, mutton, veal, pork, poultry or game. After the meat has been freed from all refuse-fat, skin, gristle, &c., mince it very finely, and season it rather highly. If there is half a pound of minced meat, boil one pound of potatoes mash them up with a little butter, pepper and salt, and as much flour as will form them into a stiff paste. Roll out th;s potato paste about a quarter of an inch thick, and cut it in pieces about four inches long and three inches across. Put a tablespoonful of the minced meat upon each piece, double the paste over so that the edges overlap, and press down the ends firmly. Brush the tops over with beaten egg, sprinkle bread crumbs over, and place the rolls side by side on a greased baking tin. Bake in a moderate oven for about twenty minutes, or until the rolls are a lovely brown. Arrange them neatly on a hot dish, covered with a napkin or dish paper, and serve hot. SOWING AND REAPING.-Few persons recognise how largely happiness is dependent upon generous emo- tions and sympathetic affections. Probably nothing else is so fruitful of real and permanent enjoyment as this. No one can cast a mental glance over his circle of acquaintances without perceiving that the happiest among them are not those most favoured by external circumstances, 'but those who are blessed with kindly dispositions and generous impulses, those who are interested in the welfare of their fellow- men and active in promoting it, those, in a word, who are seeking to do good rather than to get good. While it is true that injustice and selfishness react upon those who practise them to their injury and distress, it is no less true that equity and benevolence react upon those who practise them to their happi- ness and welfare. Though the route may be circuitous, though the time may be deferred, we may rest assured that our deeds, good and evil, will return to bless or curse us; and whatsoever we sow, that also shall we reap. Two KINDS OF MEN.—Do we not know how in the world at large there are two kinds of men, the fulfilling and the destroying men ? There are some men who call out the best of their bretheren every- where. There are men in history whose whole work has been of this sort. They made the better parts of human life seem possible and seem worth Willie. Xiiev were like sunshine; and the plants under their influence lifted themselves up and hoped to live. When such men died, they left the world more vital and complete because they had lived in it. There are other men whose whole mission is to destroy. The things which they destroy are bad and ought to be destroyed, but none the less the issue of the work of such men is for disheartening and not for encouragement. We are rich in such men nowadays, perhaps never more rich. They count the tares so loud that the field grows ashamed of itself, and forgets to tell itself that there is wheat. Alas, for the city, the state, the nation, or the church, where mere destructive criticism has possession of men's tonguea and ears. ——— GUARANTEED PURE FLOUB.-The ALVM M Mold) Brands of Roller Flour, made on the Hun- garian system of Milling. 'Three Stars,' I Twt Stars,' One Star.' Ask your Grocer or Baker for the above brands.—Adv. TO LADIES ONLY. SOUTHALL'S (Patented) Sanitary Towej Approved for accouchement and general use. Thp Towels are sold at 1/- and 2/- per packet of onp dozt n, and can be obtained of ladies' outfitters th j world over, or sample packets of one dozen wil be forwarded by parcels post for 1/3, or 2/3, six packets 6/6 and 12/6 from the patentees, Southali Bros. and Barclay, Birmingham. Wholesale Agents—Sharp, Perrin, & Co., 31, Old Change Sapley & Smith, London Wall; London, For protection against usaless and injurious imitations, he label on each packet bears the signature of the patentees. VALUABLE DISCOVERY FOR THE HAIR.-If your hair is turning grey or white, or falling off, us "THE MEXICAN HAIR. RENEWED," for it will positively relore in every case Grey or White haii to its original colour, without having the disagree- able smell Gf mosr Restorers." It makes the hair charmingly beautiful, as well as promoting the growth of the hair on ba d spots, where the glands are not decayed. Price 3s. 6d.—For an Oil to make the Hair soft, glossy and luxuriant ask for "CAR- TER'S CoLOGrNE OIL." Price Is. of all dealer., Wholesale depot, 33, Farringdou Road, London. THROAT AFFECTIONS AND tiOARSENESS. -All suffer- ing from irriattion of the throat and hoarseness will be agreeably surprised at the almost immediate re- lief afforded by the use of Brown's Bronchial Troches." These famous lozenges are now sold by most respectable chemists in this country at Is., l!d., per box. People troubled with a "hacking cough," a "slight cold," or bronchial affections ard not try them too soon, as similar troubles, if allowed to progress, result in serious Pulmonary and Asth- matic affections. See that the words Brown'- Bronchial Troches are on the Government Stamp around each box.—Prepared by JOHN I. BROWN and SONS, Boston, U.S., Europeandepot, 38, Farringdon R.jad, London. WARNING.-When you ask for RECKITT'S BLUE see that you et it. The Manufacturers beg to caution the public against imitation square Blue, of a very inferior quality. The Paris Blue is s, ld in wrappers bearing their name and Trade Mark Refuse all others. FLORILINE !—FOR THE TEETH AND BREATH.—Few drops of the liquid" Floriline" sprinkled on a wet 400th-brush produces a pleasant lather, which thor- oughly cleanses the teeth from all parasites or im- purities, hardens the gums, prevents tartar, stops decay, gives to the teeth a peculiar pearly-whiteness and a delightful fragrance to the breath. It re- moves all unpleasant odour arising from decayed teeth and tobacco smoke. The Fragrant Floriline eing composed in part of Honey and sweet herbs, is delicious to the taste and the greatest toilet dis- covery of the age. Price 2s. 6d., of all Chemists and Perfumers. Who .esale depot, 33, Farringdon Road London. IT HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO LIGHT that the Remark- able Disappearance of all Dirt from Everything- the result of using Hudson's Dry Soap.





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