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Reply to W. A . - On which hand and which finger is , the engagement ring placed? How wNA « ''<$oqs the man get the ring so the girl \^IWU- be surprised? I s it customary' 'to .use the ring ceremony, and if so, /who. places the ring o n finger, the brldegrooni, or the minister? Is it required that the girl go t o the court- house to ge t the license with the men? Is the little finger called the fire); finger?—W. A. The engagement ring is placed upon the finger next • to the little .finger on the left hand; it is called ithe \fourth finger,\ or wedding-ring Ifinger. If a girl is to b e engaged, and ithey generally are asked the moment- 'ous question before the ring is pur- chased, she should give you her meas- ure, and it would be better to ask her what kind of a token she pre- ferred, as most girls have their ow n ideas as to the kind of ring they .like. The ring ceremony is usually .customary, and the clergyman who performs the ceremony will give full | instructions aB t o how i t is done. I do not think i t is necessary that the i bride-elect should go t o the court- . house, but by a fe w questions at the license window yo u can find out ac- curately, as laws vary in different states, and what information I might ; give might not apply t o your case. The first finger is next to the thumb, although in use the thumb is called r the first finger, according t o modern 'teaching. FiG.i- [ 'A-5IRP- ASK FIG. 5- •A-51RD-COTTAGE- k w&&u --•:•:• Concerning a Wedding. I have been reading yjpr'entertain- ments for some time ^jSast and have found some very entertaining things, so I am going t o JXS!K you t o help me by offering som* suggestions for a • Wedding to tjike place the last of ' 1 January. ,as\it necessary to have ush- __ /.ess .a^j^church wedding and must the •''\\ bride wear a veil?—Rena. •'. TTshers are necessary, for guests must be shown to seats and relatives iwiif- wish to -be seated in the places ^. - v . Reserved for them. I should say have '^\iiToiir.pr six,, according to the size of ,/ ^^hurchjaha number invited. I always ''\ ;jfay,,wear the veil, for it is the last Jjj#sa*iln all her life that a girl may jp^fe*this distinctive article, which ffaiif!' charming and typically bride- V\L™4m . •--• • -*-—» ' .-V 'To Entertain the Boys. ..•\We.are a girls' club composed of .twelve members and live in a. small * to^hT^lTasT^year our \especial boy friends\ entertained us by giving a progressive party. This year we want' t o entertain them. Most of the boys and girls are college students. Now we want your very best idea of a plan t o entertain without having anything a s formal as a dinner party., —Grateful Reader. •* Get busy the minute yo u read this and have a leap year party, for it will be your very last chance. I think you can telephone each special boy that he will be called for, then dance or play cards an d serve them nice refreshments. An ingenious machine for washing dairy bottles, has been invented by a Wisconsin man. It no t only washes the bottles, thoroughly, but rinses them a s well. • A series of open ended receptacles with hinged lids revolve on an endless chain. The lower half of this mechanism passes through a tank of hot water an d the chain is enclosed in a frame work below the surface of the water, which just per- mits th e bottle holders to pass through with the lids closed. The bottles are thrust into these receptacles. as . the is&*i±i&*& : 1 Garments for Wedding. What constitutes the proper cos- tume for a bride and groom at a noon wedding? May a veil be worn at that f hour?^S<3tty, ' The bride may Wear a veil with per- fect propriety providing the gown is •white. Personally, I am in favor of a bride always wearing a veil, for hever again in her lifetime may she enjoy this privilege. A street cos- tume is equally proper at this hour. For the bridegroom there is this choice, a frock coat or one of the long-tailed cutaways, rather light trousers with a frock coat, four-in- hand tie, white, .gray or a fancy waistcoat. If there are any new wrinkles, a first-class haberdasher will give pointers uu the requisites. TWO EASILY MADE BIRD HOUSES. It is a simple matter t o induce the birds to build their nests near our homes if we but provide suitable shel- ters. These must be so situated that the birds will not only have ample protection from cats and other bird en- emies, but have the feeing of security, and of course the houses must be firm- ly fastened so they will weather the se- verest of storms. If you have a back yard, the problem of finding secluded locations is an easy one, and a gar- den near by that will furnish seeds and insects, an d a fresh supply of water for drink an d bath are additional induce- ments which will make your chances of securing bird tenants almost cer- tain. A common box, properly arranged, is just as much of an attraction to birds as a house on which a large amount of time has been spent in working out ornamental roofs, steeples an d door- ways, but of course for th e sake of ap - pearances, a house should be of a neat design and b e carefully built. The bird ark shown In Fig. 1 is one of the simplest houses a boy can make. A starch box, or a box of about the same proportions, should b e used for this. Partition off the inside bf the box into two compartments, a s shown in Fig. 2, and bore a hole through each end, near on e corner, for doorways. Then nail the cover boards to the box. Yo u will notice that the box is mounted cornerwise upon its support; this is done so th e adja- cent sides of the box will form a pitch- ed'.xoof that will shed water readily. The eaves of the roof are forriied by •nailing strips of the length of th e roof \boards t o their edges, and for the pro- jections over the ends four strips should be cut similar to that shown in Fig. 3, and nailed to th e end edges of the roof boards. If you support th e house upon' the RABBINICAL PROVERBS Poverty cometh from God, bu t not dirt. A small coin in a large jar makes a great noise. Into the well that supplies thee with water cast no stones. What the child says out of doors h e has learned indoors. When the righteous die, they live; for their example lives. The world stands on three pillars: law, worship an d charity. Use thy best vase today, for tomor- row i t may, perchance, be broken. Life is bu t a loan to man; death is the creditor wh o will one day claim it. top of a post, prepare two blocks with right-angled \bird's mouth\ cuts in them (Fig. 4), and nail these to th e sides of th e post. Then fasten th e box to the blocks. Drive a short peg into a hole bored below each end door- way, for a perch stick. To prevent cats and squirrels from reaching the ark, a wide, projecting collar of tin or sheet iron should b e fastened around th e post one foot or so below the top. The bird cottage shown in Fig. 5 contains three compartments. The tow- er portion ma y be made out of a box of about the size used for the ark , but better results will be obtained by build- ing the entire house. Box boards will be good enough material. Divide th e lower story of .the cottage through the center, a s in Fig. 6, and fasten the sec- ond story floor to th e top of th e parti- tion and side walls. Cut the roof boards of the proper lengths an d widths to form projections at th e eaves and over th e front, an d after nailing them to th e side walls of the house, cut the gable-end boards t o fit between the roof boards and fasten them in place, Cut th e doorways in th e positions indicated in Fig. 6, and fasten a perch beneath each. Instead of pegs, win- dow-sash \lifts drawer \pulls screw- eyes, and many other small pieces of hardware may be us.ed fpr perches. The bracket support for this house is easy to make, a s you will see by Figs. 5 and 7, and account of th e wide projection o,. ..ne top and back members, over th e triangular piece, it can b e screwed or nailed to both th e under side of the house and to th e wall, thus providing a very strong means of fastening. Do no t paint th e inside of your bird houses, but give th e outside a couple of coats of green paint of about the shade generally used for flower boxes. (Copyright, 1912, by A. Ncely Hall.! SOME POSTSCRIPTS. Sicily has nearly 500'active sulphur mines. Colorado mines yield the purest tungsten found anywhere in the j world. Italy l-..s purchased 400 automobiles and 6,W0 bicycles for its army in Africa-- A fastener for a cigar case that also is a cigar cutter is a recent in- vention. A machine that threshes grain as it stands in a field has been invented by a Kansan. Bottle Washer. mechanism revolves and when they come up on the other side they roll out an d down a board into a tank of rinse water, which is kept in contin- ual circulation. The lids. : are so loosely.adjusted that they open on the way down, until th e enclosing shaft is reached, an d are pushed • open by the weight of the bottles as soon a s the to p of the shaft is reached THE NEWEST BEAUT1F1ER. Wonderful for Pimples, Coarse Peres, Freckles PROGRESS OF DAIRY BREEDS Long Line of Ancestors of Good Char- acter on Both Sides of Family Is Quite Sufficient. (By W. B. GILBERT.) Although the general run of dairy cows are of n o definite breeding, they are no t necessarily th e worse for that. Good dairy quality is a natural char- acteristic which is hereditary in an eminent degree. A long line of an- cestors of dairy character on both sides of the family tree is quite suffi- cient t o insure, ,good„ dairy quality of the offspring. Dairy character ha s been developed by careful selection. I t is not a qual- ity originally inherent in an y one breed, although some breeds prove themselves more amenable t o the in- i fluence of selection than others. I Dairy farmers are fully alive to th e I importance of heredity in this respect, j an d although they favor cattle of cer- tain breeds, they fight shy of cattle I of those breeds from pedigreed herds. | This is because they have found that I pedigree bulls in many instances ge t ! calves far inferior in dairy quality to j th e calves of locally bred bulls. The influence of an unsuitable bull i is very far-reaching, for hi s heifers Save some of th e old sows. Keep the colts in condition. Single crop farming is disastrous. Large-flaked bran makes good food. Scab often attacks calves while In the stable. The laying flock will make good us e of surplus skimmil'k. Corn, hogs and alfalfa is a pleas- ing and profitable cpmbination. A box stall is better than th e pas- ture for the lame horse needing rest . For fitting sheep for winter, no bet- ter feed can be found than just plain oats. ' Red clover in bloom is no t good for hogs, but when young it makes a fine pasture'. .• •' • ' A lump of rock salt kept in th e barn- yard or pasture constantly, is better ihah the weekly \salting.\ Green feed fed to milk cows will insure larger profits, an d as a good aid to this result is a silo. . Se e that you calves don't get poor this fall, for if they do the chances are. they will stay poor all winter. The fleece of the rains should be dense, even in quality, and of a strong, clear white fiber throughout. After mated, give your birds th e best sanitary conditions possible, 'and mites. Make it a rule to count the biddies every day. Some folks never do this. They might be robbed an d never know it. PLUMPS WRINKLES PUT KEEP YOUNG LOOKING FOR YEARS An astonishing product 'for plumping: out wrinkles, hollow cheeks, to a vel- vety, smooth, exquisite completion, and keep young: looking; for 5'ears. The Chi- cago fair sex ;' have suddenly become beautiful and fascinating. Everywhere you look,, walk or 'turn, you heai 1 women and men.' talking;— \Yaak \YAAK special. Thelaak \\ r aak,\ \Yaak \YAAK special. 'The Chicago beauty seekers •, have -.rushed about to get the latest beautjfleivcalled ', \Yaak.\ Judging from their -desperate effort in the department storeg and druggists, that \Yaak\ (special) • Is' quickly gobbled up by the mad' tush .of women, and impossible to supply the enormous demand. \Yaak\ is delicate, harmless, and fascinating to the skin, absolutely free from dangerous drugs. \Yaak\ (special) is purely vegetable Herbs, 'Oils of Nuts, Lily-bulb Juice, Cerasine, Olive Oils and Coeoanut Chips, which give the face a healthful, glowing appearance. Apply a little at night, and •every morning; you will quickly see a surprising change. The newest, irre- sistible, 'brilliant complexion beautifier has suddenly. ,made -a tremendous stir among the wrinkled faces, pimply-faces, freckled face,s,i and coarse pores. It is said to' be the greatest preparation, in the wide' w.ojld to%remov.o 'forever those ugly facial 'blemishes, and with amaze- ment, in'akes the face satin-smooth, plump, and pearly-white. For those who have pimples, blackheads, and coarse- pores of long standing will be — ; astonished how quickly they can get rid : Extra feed for the turkey flock from i ot - those homely features with \YAAK\ now on' will mean extra pounds of | (special). It never fails to give quick weight by Thanksgiving time. • results. No samples given; the ingre- . • __ ' shipment of \Yaak\ special) reached ' Chicago, and it was quickly gobbled up in a few hours. Many disappointed women, failing to get it, left their names with cash for the next shipment of \Yaak\ (special) excepted ins a few days. \Everything gone,\ \ 'Yaak' is all sold out,\ \Will have more in a few days,\ are the short answers from clerks. 'ilany society women, beauty parlors, 'and residences have telephoned in their orders thick and fast to the de- „ ,, , , partment stores and druggists. Heavy- keep th e houses free from lice and j maj] oi . 0e] . s ft , om out . of . towns are com . ing in fast for \Yaak\ (special). The ' demand has been enormous. \Yaak\ | (special) gives the face an extremely brilliant, fascinating, plump youthful I glow. An exuisite refined complexion. I It comes in two sizes: $1.0U per box, and ! also 50 cents per box. Bu t if your facial MARCiHvia^'jgiS. Coquetry is the v desire 'to ' pl^a^e, \ without the want of lov.ef.-^Rid^e- pedre. Before marriage; iWoman.is a queen ;. after -marriage, a ' subject.—rAnony- mous. - , • f' Maids must be wives and mothe'ra to> v «~>- fulfil the entire anjj holiest' eh d of '. woman's being.—Fran'c.es Kembel But- ( \ ler. > '.,',' . The vows that woman makes her fond lover are only fit to< b e written on '', air or on the swiftly running stream. • —Caius Valerius Catullus. Women dress'less to be clothed than, to be adorned. When alone before' their mirrors they think more jf men than of themselves. Rochebrune. We censure th e inconstancy of wqgl.'; • men when w e ar e th e victims; we find\*' it charming when we ar e th e objeetk •—Louis Claude Joseph Desnoyers. ,1 A coquette is one that Is- never to .. be persuaded out of the passion she has to please, ,nor ou t of a good ppin^- ion of her ow n beauty.—Joseph Addi- son. Frenchmen Manage Suez Canal. The Suez canal is owned by a pri- vate company, th e Cie. Universeile d u Canal Maritime d e Suez. It s presi- dent, secretary manager, and a major- ity of its directors are French. Great Britain, it is stated, has never inter- fered in th e management of this company, nor has the French govern- ment. •'• '. blemishes are of long standing, then get the larger size box, you will surely need it for permanent results. Your town druggists can probably get it for you from the wholesaler. Or else send your money orders to any of the Chi- cago business Arms. Will be shipped to you promptly by mail. Economical prug Co. (Opposite Mar- shall Field Co.) Hlegel-Coopcr CO, The Public Drug' Co, nuck & Rayner's (3) Drug Stores. ,„ . . . , ,. I Rothschild's big department store, and meat scraps, etc., will have t o take the j r Ph e J31t J F_UH store—all big Chicago sales agents wanted for dis- A choking cow may sometimes be j relieved b y using a greased rubber j hose as a ram t o force the obstruc- tion down. The common method of flushing the ewes is to turn them onto some fresh succulent pasture that has, been saved up for them. In a very short time, ground bone. place of bugs an d worms in th e daily firms. left me with a frightfu cough »«d| very weak. I had spells when I couid-F hardly breathe or speak fo r 10 t o 201 minutes. My doctor could riothelpj me, but I was completely cured by | DR. KINO'S.'- Mrs. J. E. Cox, Joliet, 111. 50c AMD $1.00 AT AU. DRUGGETS. OVER 65 YEARS\ EXPERIENCE ' TRADE MARKS DESIGNS COPVRIGHTS'&C Anyone sending a sketch and description,snay quickly iiacertitin onr opinion free whether an invention is prolmbly patentable. Communion. LlonsstrlctlyccmlUlontinl. HANDBOOK on Patents .- sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents. Patents taken throuRli Munn & Co. receive' special notice, without chnrco, in tup diet of the flock It Is well to fight sh y of th e dairy cow' that is offered for sale cheap these days. At best she i s probably good only for beef. To make fall pigs do well they must be provided with warm sleeping quarters day an d night, and filled with sunshine during the day. Buttermilk is an excellent food for ti-ibuting \Yaak\ (special). Write to the YAAK Mfg. Co., department A. A. Chicago. do not show of what they are capable the growing stock. It may either be until three years after hi s introduc tion. During these three years that bull, if he is a wrong one, will have been destroying the dairy character that probably took many years to estab- lish. The reason why pedigree bulls in the past have failed as popular sires in th e dairy herds is to b e attributed to a great extent to the cattle shows Breeders of bulls for sale, naturally look to th e show yards for publicity and success to bring their cattle un- der the notice of th e buyers. fed as a drink or mixed in a mash food. Sweet milk is also good. The demand for dairy products will never fall off seriously so long as quality is good and the present rate of Increase in population continues A handsomely illustrated weekly. Lamest cir- culation of any sclentillo Journal. Terms, 18 a year: four months, $U SoI4ibyaH newsdealers. MN&Go. 36 ' 8 ™* 8 ^ New York Branch Offlce. 626 ff St., Washington, B. & Turkey plans to da m a lake that ] will yield 300,000-horse power hydro I electrically. MUCH DIRT IN PINT OF MILK Factory Operators and Milk Dealers Given Chance to See Amount of Filth in Bottle. Sleeping Car Garb. Will you kindly tell me if on e should remove all her clothing when in a Bleeping car?—Inexperienced. Remove corsets and shoes and pet- ticoat and put on a dark silk kimona or what the Shops call a Pullman robe, with a cap of silk to match. ^&8u with soft slippers of kid, which come in a case, or ones of silk you are ready for a comfortable, night and \rill also be presentable in case of sickness or accident. Thy friend has a friend, and thy friend's friend has a friend; be dis- creet. One hundred British army aviators are to b e trained a s aeroplane pilots and observers. SUCCESS IN RAISING TURKEYS First Consideration Is Desirable Loca- tion and Suitable Range—Few Other Essentials. What do I consider the most impor- tant essentials t o be a successful tur- FRIBND, have you heard of the town that lies On the banks of the river Slow? You have only to fold your hands and glide Down the slope of weak-will's slippery side, And quickly there you'll go. The town is as old a s the human race, And It grows with the flight of years; It is wrapped in the fog of idler's dreams, Its streets are paved with discarded schemes And sprinkled with useless tears. I SOUPS AND BROTHS. A good soup is on e of the most ap- key raiser? First important consider- ; petizing of dishes, especially on a ation desirable location an d good cold, raw night. range; next, sound, healthy fowls of Dundee Mutton Broth.—Boil a cup standard breed to begin with, for no of barley slowly in six cupfuls of mut- one can succeed without sound, heal- 1 ton stock. When the barley is thor- thy birds to start with. Third, careful , oughly cooked, rub through a sieve feeding. Fourth, keep free from lice, i and return to the fire with a cupful- Last but not least, dry roomy coop I of milk, tw o tablespoonfuls of butter, be kept out of sudden a tablespoonful of chopped parsley is Siigh and so is She price of Cattle, For years the Prov- ince of ALBERT A.; (Western Canadal.was the Big RanchingCouh- try. Many of these ranches today are imj mense grain fields, and the cattle have given place to the cultivation of wheat, oats, barley and flax, the change j has made many thou- sands of Americans, settled on these plains, wealthy, but has increased the price of live stock. There is splendid! opportunitynow to get a . | FREE HOKiESTEaB o! 1fifl Seres (and another a3 a pre-emption) in the newer districts and pro- duce either cattle or grain: The crops are always good, the cli- mate is excellent, schools and churches are convenient and markets' splendid in Manitoba, Saskatchewan or Alberta. Send at once for literature, the latest information, railway rates, etc., to - --£jsx' r \F. S. Crawford 301 E. Genesee St, Syracuse, N. Y. or write Superintendent, migration, Ottawa. Canaaa, rt of im-J ada. I M IIi»WEEf( EDITION OF THE NEW YORK WORLD Toast \To My Father.\ Some time ago the toast was ..asfced for and a correspondent kindly i sends it Thank you. \Here's to the dear one whose sleep I disturbed as a baby, whose spank- •Ings I deserved as a child, whose puras I have always helped to empty, i whose fceautiful and unselfish love I s ever mine. \Here's to my best and truest friend ^-My father.\ MADAME MERRi. Our kindly deeds and ou r generous gifts go to heaven as messages an d plead for us before ou r Heavenly Fa - ther. The milk sediment test described in a newly issued circular of th e college | B0 they can ..., —,-- --- - - of agriculture of the University of j showers. These equipments, coupled \ and salt and pepper to taste, tfeat Argentina recently exported its first j Wisconsin gives factory operators and] -with sound judgment and proper care ; the yolks of three eggs^ with^ tea- cargo of tin, a German foundry being i milk dealers a chance to show each - the destination. \ farmer the amount of dirt in a pint of ! his milk. This is an index to the con- Two pounds of tungsten will furnish | ditions under which the milk has — ! material for about 50,000 incandescent j been produced. There ar e three crowns—of th e law, i lamp n ) amen ts. ' Th e test shows whether the milk is the priesthood, and the kingship—but | _ ! fit for direct consumption, or for use Plaster casts will b e given an ala- j in making butter or cheese. Dirty baster effect by dipping in a strong solution of alum. the crown of a good name is greater than them all. Inhuman Son-in-Law. Maldno Jutaro, a Japanese, has fceen sentenced to imprisonment for life in Tokio because he locked his aged mother-in-law in her house in the center of the fire area, in the racent Osaka conflagration, in the hopes (which were fulfilled) that She would he burnt to death. Faith, is believing what yo u Isnow ain't so. A matt with a new idea is a crank uatil the^dea succeeds. PHILOSOPHY FOR MODERNS Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do do it with th y might Nature is a mutable cloud which is always an d never the same. To be conscious that you are ignor- j ant is a great step t o knowledge. ; Noise proves nothing. Often a hen which has merely laid an egg cackles as if she had laid an asteroid. Mothers Can Safely Buy Dr. King's New Discovery and give it to the little ones when ailing and suffering with colds coughs, throat or lung troubles, tastes nice, harmless, once used, always used. Mrs. Bruce Crawford, Niaga, Mo., writes: \Dr. King's New Discovery changed our boy from a pale weak sick boy t o the picture of health,\ Always helps. Buy it -&t al l drug stores. Adv. milk is not only dangerous from the hygienic standpoint, bu t i t is likely to produce poor quality in dairy prod- ucts, thus causing serious loss. A. C. Baer, th e author of the circular, feels confident that when a farmer actually sees how dirty his milk is, he will keep hi s cows, stables and utensils clean. This test was first developed in this country by the dairy department of Juice from a freshly cut white po- j the college', and is now extensively tato, frequently applied, often will re- i used in th e United States by city milk move an obstinate wart ! dealers and boards of health A perfect dynamo that weighs bu t j He , s wjse who does not a iiow un- a quarter of an ounce has been made • ,j ue sa tisl'»xetion or undue regret to Although natural gas is found in several parts of Holland no practical use is made of it. From wood of the re d gum tree is made much of the so-called \Circas- sian walnut\ furniture. Serve with crou- Use of poults, should make anyone success- ; spoonful of sugar an d six tablespoon- ful in raising turkeys, says a writer in | fuls of cream. Take the soup from the an exchange. I \re pour in the cream and egg and The way I manage mine after years | stir until thick. of experience, I gather th e eggs daily, I tons. keep in a place neither too cool nor Turnip soup is liked b y many too hot; turn eggs ever day. When | a cu p of diced turnip with two and the hen gets ready to set make a coop i a halt pints of mutton stock Thick- in some dry place, placing 15 or 16 i en, if desired, and season to taste eggs in nest; bring hen up late in Asparagus Soup.-Add to six cups evening, place on nest, keep fastened | of veal or chicken stock one cupful of up tw o or three days, turn ou t so she cooked asparagus tips and half a cu p can ge t something to ea t an d drink, of sweet green peppers cut i n shreds. Watch to see if she goes on same nest. Add cream and thicken with eg g yolk, When eggs hatch leave poults in nest if desired. 36 hours. Move hen an d poults to Puree of Carrots—Fry torn a large roomy coop inclosed in pe n to butter on e cu p of carrots cu t i n dice, 6 ad d enough beef stock to cover, and \by a French electrician. One New York office building has electric wires enough to more than reach across the continent. A floating couch for bathers or per- sons undergoing a water cure recent- ly was patented In England. cheat hi m out of the benefit of a try- ing experience. In ocean voyaging submerged ice- I bergs are a most dangerous factor, I an d th e subtlest menace to society is the secret, oatb-bound criminal order. The old and tfevo new are no t com- ...• i petitors, any mor\ than spring and Truth is the most valuable -thing : summer are . Th e dad i s a preparation • t ' for, a prophecy and promise of the we have. Let u s economize it. . _ . v^v^^n «•>» keep anything from running over them. Dust hen and little ones with some good insect powder to kill lice. Feed them egg bread first few days. Give them plenty of fresh water. When they are a few days old give them lettuce and onion tops chopped fine with bread crumbs. Also give them a little chicken feed consisting of grain, nmall seeds, grit an d oyster shells. Keep fastened in coop until strong enough t o keep up with hen; turn out i n the morning, but see that they come home at night to roost. Sprinkle a little black pepper occa- sionally in their food, but be sure not to overfeed, as it brings trouble and disaster in its train. Democrats adds pay. simmer until soft. Rub through a sieve an d return to the heat. Add six cupfuls of stock, bring to the boiling point an d thicken with th e yolks of two eggs beaten with two tablespoon- fuls of cream. English Rice Soup.—Cook half a cup of rice with three sprigs of mint in .a quart of stock. When the rice is done, remove the mint and ad d two more cups of stock. Beat three eggs thoroughly with a little cold stock and pour gradually into the hot soup, stirring constantly. Season with butter, pepper, salt and the juice of half a lemon. Bring to the boiling point and serve hot. i Practically a Daily at The Price of a. Weekly. This is a time of great events and you will want the news accurately and promply. Th e Democrats, for th e first time in sixteen years, will have the- Presidency and they will also control- both branches of Congress, The politi- cal news is sure to be of th e most ab- sorbing interest. There is a great war in the Old World, and you may read of th e ex- • tinction of the vast Turkish Empire Jn Europe, just as a few years ag o you • read how Spain lost her last foot of soil in America, after having ruled th e • empire of half th e New World. The World long since established a . record for impartiality, and anybody can afford its Thrice-a-Week edition, which . comes every other da y in the week, ex- cept Sunday. It will be of particular value t o now. The Thrice-a-Week World also abounds in other strong • features, serial stories, humor, markets cartoons; in fact, everything that is to be found in a first class daily. THE THRICE-A-WEEK WORLD'S regular subscription price is only $1.00 per year, and this pays for 156 papers. We offer this unequalled newspaper and The Black River Democrat together fo r • one year for $1.66. The regular subscription price of th e • two papers is $2.00. George H. Pollard, the photographer, will be at the Port Leyden studio each Wednesday. Make an engagement i now. Adv. Advertise in. the' Democrat, )

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