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89.-CONUNDRUMS. I am a thing extremely slight,

1. Name the most refined of belles. Behead, then I instantly appear to light.

2. What fish does a man "out of luck" wish ZINGARA H.

for? 83.-CAPITAL EXCHANGES.

3. When is a stable like an action anticipated ? I am an animal; change my head, and I am a

4. When is a dress like a boy tossed by a mad

bull? fruit; change again, and I am a period of time;

5. Why are pickpockets like cricket-balls? once more change, and I become a liquid drop; transpose me, and I am a tax; which, curtailed, is benefice ?

6. Why is the “ Warrior" like a certain church an animal.-KATRINE.

7. Why may country tailors be considered “great 84.

guns?' Whole, I am a crowd; behead me, I am hot ;

8. Why is a man with both eyes like a man who behead me again, I am a part of the body.

has lost an eye?

CARACTACUS. 90.-RIDDLE.

I may be seen standing between a man and his Whole, I am a hard protuberance; bebead me, I display science; now transpose me, I plough the relative; yet, as a trio united, we are less than an

ordinary man. Will any pretty Lucy e-lucy-date

this !--CARACTACUS. 86. Whole, I am what boys are often afraid of at

91.-PROVERB PARAPHRASED. school; change my head, and I am where they Adverb, numeral adjective, seats, singular numoften go when they play truant; change again and ber, slips, preposition, article, foundation. I am sound; change once more, I grow less;

IMOGINE. change again, I am part of a horse.

92.-A COLLECTION OF CANS. NOTROG LEUMAS.

1. What cans hold the greatest quantity of 87.-METAMORPHOSES.

water! e. Link a girl's name with a boy's, and produce 2. What cans are expressly for the use of a ghost.

soldiers ? 6. Take a biped and a quadruped, and manu- 3 What cans are imported largely from Spain? factare a monkey.

4. What cans may be seen floating on North c. Place a bird near a furnace, and render visible American rivers? a hissing serpent.

5. What cans are only visible in the Atlantic? d. Chop off the heads of four spirits, and make 6. What cans may be found in cathedrals ? of them substantial food.

7. What cans are musical? e. Take an unfledged biped and a feathered one, 8. What cans are chiefly in request at night? and transform them into a plant.

9. What cans are conspicuous at public dinners ?

CARACTACUS. 10. What cans are often emptied by teeto88.- PRIZE DOUBLE ACROSTIC.

tallers?

11. What cans are covered with feathers ? My first exerts a mighty power o'er everything on earth;

12. What cans may sometimes interfere with

your dessert ? And, in a measure, from its power my second takes

13. What cans are found only among savages ? its birth; My first dispels with jealous might my gentle wards change their character ?

14. What cans are for a while ill-used, and aftersecond's sway,

15. What cans are the most enchanting No sooner kills than re-creates, all in one summer's

16. What cans have been hung over the heads of day.

sovereigns? 1. A word to merchants pleasant:

17. What cans form snug berths for churchIf it be not used in slang:

men? If deftly done, o Crispin !

18. What cans have the Swiss a number of, the May my blessing round thee hang. Chinese but a single specimen, and the English 2. To laud thee in the dog-days.

noue? May be done without pretence ;

19. To what cans are smaller cans indispenIf you like not this acrostic,

sable? Is there need to take offence?

20. What can is considered the most vulgar?

21. What cau is never subject to leakage? 3. If you love me let your crinoline, Be this my bosom's queen.

22. What can is edible? On some Canadian rivers,

23. What can is nsed in ships and at elections? I am always to be seen.

24. What can is suggestive of subterranean

fire ? And few as are these letters,

25. What can was beloved by Apollo? Pray let them be combined;

26. What can was worshipped by the Egyptians?(You need not add) a flower

27. What can is esteemed only by Papists! Will quickly be dtfined.

28. What can is used in manófacturing saints ? You need not search the garden,

29, What can is never stationary? Nor the rocky mountain's sides;

30. What can may be seen in Wales only! In dismal swamps and dreary,

31. What can exists both in sea and sky? My little beauty hides.

32. What can is used in protecting a town! ISLAVERNAY. 33. What can is never full ?-CARACTACUS..

HISTORICAL MENTAL PICTURES.

CRYPTOGRAPHICAL ANSWER TO No. 190. 93.

q1h725x 260 h4hb4 b3311 75hda The night is fine and clear. Earth's winter mantle 1h26 bh+ 211 qk3d h2 ?b=dq h29 lbs,

Th26 5h8624h41 q.dd| 2631k16 264 qk44x q=hda, adorns her-a mantle of the softest texture, of the h41 tb4x boh3|| bq h2q 5b17k5 !3dx. purest and most dazzling white. It covers the bare arms of the trees, it enfolds the hedges, and spreads oh3lą odbq2q b4|| 7hq=dą kqd7k5 b3d, itself over the fields in a thick carpet of velvet pile. ok2 fotx b 3112 hq od 2243 763 ; The strong walls of a castle stand out in bold relief, b4| 1604 38.khed || 713 h4b5hla, and the tents of an encampment may easily be 260 b33113112 + 2q2 ld591+d hq.-IXOGIXE. seen. Dark objects are moving to and fro before the tents; their steady, measured pace, proclaims

ANSWERS TO ENIGMAS, &e. them to be guards on duty. Four figures emerge

(On pp. 493 - 496.) from the castle; these evidently wish to be unseen,

188. Shell.- 189. Denmark.--190. Arrowrooffor they are clothed from head to foot in garments as white as the snow on the ground. They noise

Beneath the forest trees' gloonny shade, lessly pursue their way, and leave the camp behind,

Where the Indian roams o'er mossy glade, without challenge or hindrance. They cross a

My first does oft death and destruction bring frozen river, then walk swiftly on for a long dis

To the feathered tribes with dusky wing. tance. One of the party is clearly becoming My second, of various shades is found, fatigued—those horses are a welcome sight - quickly

Sometimes above, but oftener under ground; they mount and gallop away.-A. De Younge.

My whole an edible of great fame,

Both old and young alike its praises name. 94.

-191. Mistrust.–192. An advertisement - 133. A richly-furnished apartment. On a velvet couch Fancy-work –194. Love in idleness. - 195. Brandlies the body of a man, magnificently dressed in side, roadside. — 196. Budget. – 197. Chariot kingly garments. The rigid features and death-hue ---198. Sara H1, PsychE, Ecuador, Nector, Sinal, on the countenance plainly tell us that life has Epic, RooK – - Spenser, Herrick. -- 199. Lealso departed, and with that life has also departed line of beauty, line of poetry, equinoctial all happiness from the inconsolable mourner who line, railway line, telegraph line, line of light, so franticly embraces the corpse, talking to it, and line of battle, lines in the palm of the hand, lavishing upon it the most tender endearments. line of ancestry. — 200. Mar, ram, arm, se She determinedly resists all persuasions and en- --201, Scrape, crape, rape, ape. — 202. Petrarch. trozties to leave the apartment, or suffer the body 203. Support. - 204. a. Councillors; b. Origa to be removed. The day wanes--evening, night, Uncle); c. May B.; d. Pastime; e. Editas; passes-the faint, cold light of the morning's dawn, f. Talk; g. Illa, Z(anoni); A. TestI(monial and the warm rays of the mid-day sun, still find i. (D)oveR; j. (PrinteR, reversed), R, P.-205. the same despairing, weeping figure, kneeling beside a. Blue Canterbury bell; b. Mignonette; c. Sweet that velvet couch.-A. De YOUNGE.

Sultan; d. Pansy, or Heartsease; e. Stramonium; 95.

f. Pheasant's eye, or Flos Adonis; g. Flax; A. A merchant in his counting-house, busy with Peruvian heliotrope ; i. Mallow; j. China Aster; invoices and ledgers. His calculations seem dis- k. Venus's looking-glass; 2. China, or Indian peak; turbed by something unusual going on in the street. m. Sunflower ; n. White poppy ; o. Shakiag He raises his head to listen. Presently, in rushes a saintfoin ; p. Sweet William ; q. Myosotis, man-servant, who stammers out some strange information, gesticulating in a most excited manner. 206. “Words are but air," and yet His master looks incredulous; but something extra

How they can chill the heart; ordinary has certainly happened. The servant

Can pierce youth's aspirations pulls him by the sleeve, and draws him to the

As with some fiery dart. window. And what is the sight? A beautiful –207. This new feature, at least in these pages, in girl, in a curious foreign dress, wandering up and enigmatic lore, is very amusing, if only to look at; down the dingy street, followed by a crowd of and exciting when we gain the least cine to the people. Her eyes roam from face to face, as if in key, which little instrument is only granted to search of someone; and she seems to be constantly those possessing patience and perseverance.-05. ejaculating the same word in a longing and weary Laughter - Not to laugh when nature prompts is tone. The merchant sees her from his window. but a knavish, hypocritical way of making a mask Ah! he knows her! He runs out into the street. of one's face. Her eyes say, “It is he!” and she faints in his 209 Suppose that I were you, arms.-A. DE YOUNGE.

Suppose that you were me,
Suppose we each were somebody else,

I wonder who we should be.
CRYPTOGRAPHS.

210. Through my first the sturdy digger dag TRANSLATION OF PRIZE CRYPTOGRAPH, No. 190. In search for my second; Beneath the forest trees' gloomy shade,

My whole in love or war Where the Indian roams o'er mossy glade,

Is ever fair reckoned.-Stratagem. My first does oft death and destruction bring -211. “It is remarkable that scarcely had the To the feathered tribes with dusky wing.

English language acquired a form which is at My second of various shapes is found,

least intelligible in the present day, than a poet af Sometimes above, but oftener under ground; the highest class rose to make it the voice of song. My whole, an edible of great fame,

This was in the fourteenth century; but it is with Both old and young alike its praises name. a later period we have at present to do."

mouse ear.

CLASS AWARDS.

A DE Younge. We have nothing of yours, except one or two historical mental pictures. Kindly

write again. ADDRESS: 23, MIDDLE STREET, CLOTH FAIR, IMOGINE says of cryptographs:-" This new West SMITHFIELD, E,C.

feature in enigmatic lore is very amusing, if only to look at, and exciting when we gain the least clue

to the key, which little instrument is only granted FIRST CLASS.

to those possessing patience and perseverance." LUCINDA B.-We trust that now your holidays LILY H., DAISY H., ADELA, and EDWARD are over you will again favour us.

W. H., are not particularly industrious. I he lovely MAGGIE SYMINGTON.- We shall be glad to hear weather makes them pardonably idle. We would From you in answer to our letter.

give something to be idle for a few days; but the PERRYGOLD must not despair. We sympathise inexorable press says : -“Emphatically, No! with her sincerely.

Scribble or die, grumbler!" HEATHERBELL sends "excuses for shortcomings CALLER HERRIN' is always welcome. We hold this glorious weather.” Our royal dictum is him to his promise. * Enjoy yourself on the fine days, but work on the Laco, Florian, and TERRA COTTA, are again vet ones!"

congratulated. KATE SYDNAS writes :"Pray accept my best CARACTACUS is alwaye ready with contributions hanks for your kind award in my favour last to the Friend; but the weather is too warm for month. I am attached with such sincerity to my criticisms! luties as a councillor that I must regret being EMMA BUTTERWORTH's request has been comobliged 10 subscribe myself this month, your idle plied with. contributor, Kate Sydnas." ALEX. ERSKINE delays his departure, and will easy of solution. A cryptograph is a letter written

STANTONVILLE's acrostic is very pretty, but too address his friends in the Council next month. with certain signs, letters, or characters, instead of Beanwhile, we beg to assure him that we have received numerous letters full of kindly good wishes of the cryptograph should always be given.

letters in their usual order. But the plan or key Eor his welfare from the members of the F. F. C.

ISABEL'S " Ride in the Country” would be better ST. CLAIR.- We should be pleased to read, and, worth reading had she taken the trouble to read it f suitable, publish her article. Kindly forward through before trusting it to the postman. Why Che MS, and illustrations.

do you and other young ladies take so little pride SPECTATOR writes :-“I beg to offer with true

in good handwriting? We wish--just for a dayincerity my best wishes for the safe and prosperous

that you were an Editor, or a reader for the press. Foyage of A. Erskine, and should like to subscribe, ZANONI was enjoying himself at the seaside when í not too late, towards a small testimonial to he wrote to us. He says he is "naturally lazy," be given on his departure. Being an attached which will perhaps account for his careless handmember of the Council, I should much like his writing. He further writes :-—" Like all the Council, carte de visite; as also that of my much admired I regret the departure from Britain of our dear Lucinda B." We take leave to say that the best fellow-councillor, Alexander Erskine. For many estimonial would be the portraits of the Council. years I have read his contributions with delighi, ory, which we should be pleased to forward. and feel that, through them, I almost know him

C. T. Rye writes gaily from Paris, whither he personally. I trust that he will still contivue them." rent to spend his summer holidays. He says:

ZINGARA is - vice Elizabeth H.-welcomed, "I hope mes confreres du Conseil will bear with me

always. f I ask why we could legally claim the bears in the ANNA GREY writes a loug and interesting letter. ardin des Plantes ?"-Becanse they are all ours. We are always glad to hear from her. MIGNONETTE.-We have read the “Wedding

ROSALIE.-Tale received with thanks. Hay” with pleasure, but we dare not publish it, in NANCY.--We are much pleased with "The ponsequence of some carelessness in construction Emperor Joseph;" but it is hardly up to publiend detail. Sweet Mignonette will please bloom

cation mark. Try again. gain.

CAVALIER.--We shall be glad to hear again from STONEY.--Excuses accepted--royally.

the author of “The Cavalier's Lament." ELEANOE. -We shall be glad to read your song. REBECCA is not industrious. Pour conclusion is hardly correct; but we would EMMA S. P, wishes us to say to Kate Sydnas, give an early decision.

Gipsy, and other Councillors who have received her GORGONIA must re-write “Memory," if he pleases, her album. By the way, the plan of exchanging

carte that she is anxious to place their portraits in and wishes it to be inserted.

cartes de visite seems to have fallen somewhat into C. MARSHALL (Ivanhoe).-We shall be glad to disfavour. We ourselves have sent out some two near from you. The last poem, the “Miser,” is hundred portraits and have only received about bardly suited for our pages.

thirty in exchange. Is that fair? In reply to Busk, MAX, GILBERT ASHTON, RUTHENPHARL, we beg to say

that our stock is quite exhausted, but

Councillors who wish to receive the Editor's carte, ECHEN, Trip, NELLA, G. MATTHEWSON.

that copies of our new portrait may be obtained of KATE LESLIR is welcomed back to the seat of the the Royal Exchange Portrait Company for 13 Council-above the salt.

stampa.

JUSTITIA, CHARLIE F., ROSINA, MARY W., BLACK DWARF, M, D., PARTTCOLOUR, and STROSSISABELLA 'S., CLARA S., Emma, CORDELIA, and ENOUGH, are thanked. Selina, are thanked and welcomed.

HOTSPUR is requested to try again. Her poem is Gipsy.-We can easily excuse you, browneyes. nicely written, but hardly perfect.

W. HARTIN.- We shall be glad to hear from you IBEX, FIREFLY, and ELLABAKTOS, are welcome. again. ADELA.-It shall be sent.

*, M88. sent for insertion cannot, CECEPT

under special circumstances, be returned. O SECOND CLASS.

friends are therefore requested to keep copies of

short pieces, Poems, Riddles, de. Though MARGUERITE, CECELIA, MARIA, and Amelia, may not immediately reply to queries addressed te are welcomed.

us, Subscribers must not imagine themselen Leona is requested to try again. Her story is neglected. pretty, but not quite ripe for publication. HATTIE, LITTLE GIGGIE, LIZZIE.

OUR LETTER-BOX. CALLERNIE'S “Shadows of Time” would have been read with greater pleasure had it been written 37. TINCTURE FOR TEETH AND Gous.-Mix in a better hand.

ounces of the tincture of Peruvian bark with half FAIRWEATHER improves.

an ounce of sal-ammoniac. Sbake it well before FORGET-ME-Not.-The enigmas are too easy of using. Take a tea-spoonful, and hold it near the solution. Please try again.

teeth ; then, with a finger dipped in, rub the gums CAROLINE improves-persevere.

and teeth, which must afterwards be washed with

warm water. This tincture cures the tooth-ache, Lisa.-Your poem is very pretty, but hardly to preserves the teeth and gums, and makes thee our taste for the Friend. Try again.

adhere to each other. ANNIE greatly improves, and if she perseveres, 38. ANOTHER TINCTURE.-Take two table-sport will soon be promoted.

fuls of tincture of amber : tinctures of seed lae and Saxon is going on prosperously.

of mastich, each one ounce and a half; one table HEARTSEASE, C. NEWBOLD, EUPHROSYNE, BEE, spoonful of tincture of myrrh; rose water, eicht ISLA, CISTA, Dora, LITTLE SUNSHINE, ADENELLA, table-spoonfuls; and orange-flower water, f KELÉ REBE, A. MYTR, NIL ADMIRARI, SNOWDROP, table-spoonfuls. JULIETTA, and other Councillors not here named, 39. OPIATE FOR THE TEETH -Well boil and are requested to persevere. It must not be thought skim one pound of honey; add to it a quarter of s that because we do not mention every Councillor pound of bole-ammoniac, one ounce of dragon's individually that we are indifferent to their claims. blood, one of oil of sweet almonds, half an ounce et Want of space sometimes prevents our saying as oil of cloves, eight drops of essence of bergan much as we wish. To all-welcome and thanks. and a gill of honey water, all mixed well together,

and put into pots for use. THIRD CLASS.

40. ALMOND MILK WASH.-Take fire ounces of Saux is too complimentary. We thank him

bitter almonds, blanch, and beat them in & marte sincerely.

mortar quite fine ; put in a spoonful of white

wine when you beat them; take the whites of these W. H. GATES, and F. G. HOPPER, are thanked.

new-laid eggs, three pints of spring water, and se 8. Gorton's name was omitted last month by pint of white wine. Mix them all very well emistake. Our friend writes :-"I was much agree-gether; then strain it through a fine cloth, putz ably surprised also at finding so good a photograph into a bottle, and keep it for nse. in the June number. It is really worth more than 41. Rose POMADE.-Lard, eleven parts;

beef what the number cost.”

suet, five parts; rose leaves, four parts. Melt in a W. N. GARBUTT is thanked and welcomed. water bath, and stir occasionally for two hours,

G. CHARLTON.- All contributors are entitled to, then let it rest in a warm place, free from dust, for and receive, certificates of merit. Read last month's two or three days; after which time apply a beat, Friend.

just sufficient to liquify the fat, and keep it in tis ELLARD.-The magical square is very ingenious, state for two hours, stirring all the time ; allow i but not new-that is, so far as construction and

to cool, when it must be forned into lumps of three idea goes.

The acrostic is pretty and highly com- pounds each, placed in canvas bags, and subjected plimentary.

to the press. The pomade thus formed must be DE LA SAUX sends a little poem, written in his again treated with fresh rose leaves to increase the fourteenth year, containing a pretty idea

perfume. 'Twas not upon the bare hill side,

42. Tooth POWDER.-Burn some rock alus. But in a fairy dell I spied

beat it in a mortar, and sift it fine ; then take A flower that held its tiny head

some rose pink, mix well together to make it of 4 Alone, for other flowers were dead.

pale red colour; add a little powder of myrth, and It seem'd unto me far more fair

put it into bottles for use. Than any flower that I'd seen there,

43. RAZOR PASTE.—Emery, reduced to an is A simple flower yet it did bring

palpable powder, two parts; spermaceti ointment, To me the message that 'twas spring. one part. Mix together, and rub it over the strop. the name of Georgina. It was at first supposed of pea-soup.

44. PACE WASH.- A quart of milk and a quarter 50. WASH FOR A BLOTCH&D FACE - Rose-water, of a pound of saltpetre, beaten to powder ; put in three ounces; sulphate of zinc, one drachm. Mix. two pennyworth of oil of anniseed, one of oil of Wet the face with it, gently dry it, and then touch cloves, and about a quarter of a gill of the best it over with cold cream, which also dry gently off. white wine vinegar ; put it into a bottle, and let it stand in sand, halfway up, in the sun, or in some

51. OIL FOR THE GROWTI OF HAIR. - Rose warm place, for a fortnight, without the cork ; after petals, beat to a pulp, three or four ounces; olive which, cork and seal it up.

oil, three quarters of a pint. Macerate in the sun

or a warm place, in a covered vessel, for a week, 45. CHEAP BEER.-No production in this coun- and press out the oil. Repeat the process with try abounds so much with saccharine matter as the fresh roses till the oil smells sufficiently strong, and shells of green peas. A strong decoction of them so

then filter, much resembles in odour and taste an infusion of 52. PIANO-KEYS (TO RESTORE THE COLOUR OF malt (termed wort) as to almost deceive a brewer. The IVORY).- By applying sand-paper to the yellow This decoction, rendered slightly bitter with the keys of the piano the colour may be restored. wood sage, and afterwards termented with yeast, 53. TO TAKE MILDEW OUT OF LINEN.-Wet afford a very excellent beverage. The method is the linen which contains the mildew with soft as follows:-Fill a boiler with the green shells of water; rub it well with white soap; then scrape peas, pour on water till it rises half an inch above some fine chalk to powder, and rub it well into the the shells, and simmer for three hours. Strain off linen ; lay it out on the grass in the sunshine, the liquor, and add a strong decoction of the wood watching to keep it damp with soft water. Repeat sage, or the hop, so as to render pleasantly bitter ; the process the next day, and in a few hours the then ferment in the usual manner. The wood sage mildew will entirely disappear. is the best substitute for hops; and being free from any anodyne property is entitled to preference. By

54. SCENTED POWDERS, TO PERFUME DRAWERS. boiling a fresh quantity of shells in the decoction

Orris root, in powder, 1 pound; musk, 12 grains ; before it becomes cold it may be so thoroughly essence

of lavender, 1 drachm ; essence of bergaimpregnated with saccharine matter as to afford mot, 1 drachm; essence of lemon, drachm. Mix. a liquor, when fermented, as strong as ale.

55. ANOTHER PERFUME FOR DRAWERS, BOOKS

OR PAPER.–Take pure starch (powdered) any 46. SMOKY CHIMNEYS.-To know the cause of a quantity; colour it with a little finely powdered smoky chimney is half its cure. In most cases it rose pink, and perfume it with otto of roses, oil may be ascertained without difficulty, and a very of rosemary, lavender, and neroli, letting the rose simple remedy will be efficacious. Where the predominate. draught is sluggish, it may be accelerated by introducing cold air immediately in front of the fire.

56. TO MAKE EAU DE MILLEFLEURS.-1. Musk, Say, for example, through a hole in the hearth- essence of ambergris, two ounces ; oil of cloves and

ten grains; essence of lemon, one ounce and a half; stone, about six or eight inches in diameter, lavender, of each one once ; neroli and oil of vercovered by a ventilator, and protected from cinders bena, of each, fifteen drops ; rectified spirit, two and ashes by the fender. Generally speaking, the quarts. Macerate in a close vessel in a warm air from underneath the floor will be sufficient; situation for a fortnight.–2. Rectified spirits, one but if not, a greater supply can be obtained by pivt essence of bergamot, a quarter of an ounce; constructing an air-drain communicating with a passage or with the external air. This plan has

lavender water and essence of jasmine, of each, one succeeded perfectly in curing smoky

chimneys, 3. Grain musk, fifteen grains; essence of ambergris,

ounce; orange-flower water, eight ounces. Mix.which previously were unbearable unless the door was ajar.

one drachm; eau d'ange, one quart. As before.

57. ORIGIN OF DAALIA. - This beautiful flower 47. BLEEDING AT THE NOSE.-Introduce a small

was imported from China, of which it is a piece of lint or soft cotton, previously dipped into

native, into Europe, somewhere about twenty some mild styptic, as a solution of alum, white years ago; and the Swedish botanist, Professor vitriol, creosote, or even cold water. This will

Dahl, was the first who cultivated, and made it generally succeed; but should it not, cold water known. It soon attracted notice in England, may be spuffed up the nostrils. Should the bleed

where, from the beauty of its form and variety of ing be very profuse, medical advice should be

colour, it became at once an especial favourite. procured.

In 1815, about two months after the battle of 48. SAGO SOUP.-Wash in several waters, and

Waterloo, it was introduced into France, and the float off the dirt from six ounces of sago; put it celebrated florist André Thouin suggested various into three quarts of good beef-broth; let it stew practical improvements in its management. The zently for rater more than half an hour, and stir botanist Georgi had, shortly before this, introduced It occasionally that it may not burn nor stick to the it at St. Petersburgh; and hence it is, that to this itewpan. A quarter of an ounce more of sago today the dahlia is known throughout Germany under ach pint of liquid will thicken it to the consistence that the bulb of this lovely flower was edible; an

idea which, at the period of its early introduction, 49. TO CLEAR VEGETABLES OF INSECTS.- Make greatly retarded its cultivation; so at least we I strong brine of one pound and half of salt to one learn from a recent remark on the subject in a gallon of water ; into this place the vegetables foreign journal; as also that two of the most (with the stalk ends uppermost) for two or three enthusiastic of the Parisian amateurs of this hours; this will destroy all the insects which present day, Messrs. Chéreau and Dr. Marjolin, luster in the leaves, and they will fall out, and bave been known to expend in one single year dink to the bottom of the water.

'6900 francs each in the purchase of dahlias.

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