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I ' A NEW CRUSOE.

I"WHAT IS WHISKY?"I

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f Red, rough arms are very much improved by rubbing briskly with a loofah and soap, Mid drying with a rough towel once a day. The rednes3 in 90 per cent. of cases is due to poor circulation. A quick way to clean currants when mak- ing cakes is to put the fruit into a colander, with a sprinkling of flour, and rub it round a few times with your hand. You will be surprised "to find how quickly the stalks are separated and come through the small holes. j To give a fine polish to linen, use lukewarm water instead of cold to break down the starch. When it has been reduced to the re- quired consistency by boiling water, add a pineli of fine salt, and stir several times with & wax candle. This will make the iron run imoothly, and give a polish to the linen, that aothing else can impart. I When ordering meat, always bear in mind that beef, when boiled, loses nearly one pound in every four, and when roasted quite eighteen ounces. Mutton will lose even more than this. For this reason pies, puddings, etc., are far m6re economical than joints, and in many cases more nourishing. When baking a custard put the dish con- taining it in a larger dish nearly full of water. Then when the custard is half cooked i little castor-sugar should be sifted over it. It will be found that this process helps to brown the ci^stard nicely, while the surround- ing water prevents it from cooking too fast, and so the honeycomb appearance is avoided. Light is one of the most stimulating and attractive things in the world to us; and the brighter the better. But to a poor, blinking tot of a baby, it is as dazzling and irritating is it is grateful to us. He has neither pig- ment in his tender skin nor hair on the top of his pink little head to protect him against the light rays. Rosemary leaves are of great value for the koiiefc. A strong decoction of these leaves is useful as a hair lotion either alone or in com- bination with other substances. Two ounces may be placed in the bottom of a pie-lish, covered with water, and allowed to stew in the oven for twenty minutes. The leaves may be dried now for winter use. For very dry hair a couple of handfuls of rosemary leaves may be boiled in pure lard. This will Bake an excellent pomade.

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