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. FORGING A DEATH CERTIFICATE

LLANRHAIADR.

NEURALGIC PAINS.

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CYCLINQ NOTES.

RURAL LIFE.

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(Copyright.) RURAL LIFE. BY A gON OF THE SOIL. A MODBL INCUBATOR. Two seasons ago I was able to satisfy the in- quiries of several correspondents as to the relia- bility of certain incubators mentioned. There were even then so many on the market that it was no easy matter to get at the right one, but, after seeing a large number at work and being allowed facilities for comparing results of each, I was able to declare in favour of the one of which I give an illustration. It must be clearly understood that I have no personal end to serve in recommending this particular incubator, and I shall be pleased to give any further details, or answer any questions which cannot be replied to in this article on receipt of a stamped addressed envelope. The incubator is the outcome of years of study, experiment, and ex- A MODBL INCOBATOB. j perience, actuated throughout chiefly by a deter- mination to invent an apparatus which should be inexpensive, simple, and efficient, and so eventually become a common object in every household. It possesses many important features entirely new in character and unique, prominent among which is the mechanism for the necessary turning of the eggs—forty-eight or more in number-in the short space of three seconds, an advantage which cannot fail to be appreciated by those who are accustomed to the tiresome performance of turning the eggs one by one by hand twice daily; while the interesting process of the emergence of chicks from the shell can be watched through the glass lid. It requires very little attention, is economical in consump- tion of lamp oil, has no hot water tank to need frequent repairs or renewal, and no lamp glass to cause danger, expense, and trouble. FREESIAS. No one who loves sweetly fvagrant flowers can consider his collection complete without several specimens of the freesia. As they can be brought into bloom \t the dreary season of the year, they are invaluable on this account alone, and as the very h..t bulbs can be obtained at about a shilling » they are certainly well within the reach of fT»rjcne. Thfy are exceed- ingly useful when jjrorrn in pot?, placing about eight strong bulbs ia » ^re-inch pot. A compost of equal parts loam 1I.:d loaf soil, with a sprinkling of sand, r*j its them admirably. As soon as potted; remove them to a cold frame, or place them on a shady &hclf in the greenhouse. THR FRRESJA. I It may be some time before they shew signs of growth, but the soil should be kept fairly moist, and as growth increases the nlanfB *rrill fflniiirfi I and as growth increases the nlnt" -il -rrp I more liberal supplies of water. So long as frost does not reach them, they will take no harm, and, if desired, they may remain in the frame until they come into flower; but if the plants are wanted in bloom at Christmas, they must be placed in the warmest part of the greenhouse without delay, and about the middle of December be taken to a bouse where the temperature is not less than 60deg. by night and 70deg. by day. It is a mistake to withhold water as soon as they go out of flower, for they require a liberal supply until the foliage is quite yellow, when they may be stood in a fairly dry place until wanted again for re-potting.

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