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phil. mmm m II. la Cooking With illuminated, asbestos ovf-n and other improvements that will m:kt. a saving of at least 25. per cent of fuel. Now on exhibition the IGLENWOO Home Grand at the store of Ferdinand Furniture. cervnioHrco. SOUFFLES, ALIAS PUFFS. The word "puto" does not adequately translate "souffles"' I have given the title as it stands because to many good nobeekeepers the very sound of atorHgn name conveys an Idea of mysterious and difficult processes through which one must go to achieve success. bere is nothing dark or deep about the manufacture of a souffle. On the contrary . It is one of the easiest, dishes to make, re-. quiring only care la-mlalng and. baking to be delicious. It also possesses the prime advantage of cheapness. With til) a further merit It Is endowed. In that ItauppUes an excellent way of uelng left- variety of materials. Always milk and eggs play a prominent part In its constitution, so that it Is especially valuable at thls-tlme of yeac when eggs, at least, are cheap and plenty. In addition to these two Ingredients there must be a olid element, ana this ! wli. ro tht'ltft- overs" find their opportunity. The -cupful or cold flsh from last night's dinner, or the part of the can of salmon or lob- quettes, the few slices of cold veal, or lamb, or fowl, or boiled Dam. or tongue, the remnants of the dish of green peas, or cauliflower; or asparagus, can each take part in the composition Of a souffle. wltti an 1 Is a souffle bread, or omelet bread, as some people prefer to call It, that Is a delectable lunch or supper dish. There Is a cheese souffle, quite as good as-a Welsh rarebit arid far more wholesome. ; Best ibua and elegant dessert, which ?' The general directions for all souffles Beat light, mix briskly Bane at once and quickly. Delay Jsial to a souffle;- The oven, must be good " the best mixed puff will come out id and unprofitable. One other Condition essential. The dish must be .eaten sooit as it - Is baked. Even an guest may be made to wait for a s but a souffle will not tarry the lelsi royalty itself. - FISH SOUFFLE. One cup each of fine bread crumb Of cold flsh, minced fine, half cup of four eggs, two teaspoonfuls of bi melted, one even teaspoonful of si little-white pepper. Put the milk the-fire-ln-a -double boiler-to-warm ioak 1 (beat the eggs. Sepi the yolKs light. Add to these the melted " gutter, the flaked flsh and the soaked " bread crumbs and mi!!;. Spa-son with the salt and pepper arid stir In the v. hi:es of the eggs, whipped to a stiff' froth. Turn into a buttered pudding dish, set in a hot steady oven, and bake twenty mln- the progress of the baiting, close it again cautiously. A hard slam would ruin the By this recipe can be made various souffles of almost any kind. Minced meat may be substituted for theflsh. GREEN PEA SOUFFLE. Drain the liquor from a can of American peas, or from the cupful of left-over peas you wish to use in this way. Mash them flat with a fork or put them through a 'vegetable press. After this toss them a little with a fork that they may be light and floUry. Omit the bread crumbs, but proceed In everything else bb In the preceding recipe. Lima beans may be employed in the same fashion. SOUFFLE BREAD. Four eggs, four tabtespoonfuts (heaping) of flour, one small tablespoonful of butter, melted, one smalt cupful of milk, one teaspoonfut of baking . powder, one teaspoonful . 'sugar. "'. half teaspoonful of salt. Beat the yolks light and stir. into them Jhe flour,wb1ch has been sifted with the baking powder and salt. Add . the melted butter, the milk and the sugar-. Last, stir In lightly -the -whites, which should have been whisked very stiff. . Grease a pudding dish lavishly turn In the batter and put Into the oven. Bake covered eight or ten minutes, uncover and brown. Test it "with a straw to see IT it is done, and turn out carefully. Eat at once. Souffle' bread may also be cooked in Oft LOOK UP "iiV- ZZXEiX2! ifir liji "tor 10 tablet. ILK BtLLSB Machine ! Co., Fitchburg, Mass. a paii on top of the stove, like an omelet, and When done underneath, set In the oven to brown for a few minutes. OMELET .SOUFFLE. Whites of four eggsTbeaten stiff, yolks Of two-! well -whipped, three "table?poon-fule of powdered sugar, one teaspoqnful extract of vanilla, mix the stilt whites lightly wlih "the.ypllctf, lilting the spoon rather than stirring It, and blending the sugar and vanilla with the eggs at the same time. Heap In a weti-buttered dish. putting the mixture In by the spoonful una pmng ngnesi in-in rawaie.. sirt the powdered sugar over all and bake ten mlnuesl - It should he df a golden brown. .Serve.imm'edihtelyV. CHRISTTNS! TEfeHtJNEHEBRlGIC FOR TOUR SCRAP BOOH. ' Choice Recipes From Many Sources and of Acknowledged Worth. bW CROQUETTES. Put half a dosen i'&kgs to a sauce pan. cover (hem with cold water, h-a avl tlrhroer E'aTT ajrES&K" IFibe' meant ImeT put one pint of mllkver the lire to scald : nd stir slowly until I the thicken; cook for flv one: teaspoonful of salt, one-hall of a teaspoonful of paprika, a dash of cay- Just a suspicion or mace. Take from I he Are. add one heaping tabtespoohftii of chopped prley, and the hard-boiled egg cut In pmail pieces. Spread out on Dip the hands lightly in flour and shape into small.em-iuettes: use as Uttle-flour as possible, only' just enough to keep It from stlcklpg. or the, creamy consistency them into sllgMlyabeatens-g. roll in dry rooking hot f milk until it reaches ICO degrees Fahrenheit; add four table ts of sugar:- stir again for o ;nt, and take from the fire. Dis solve the tablet, crushing It against the aide or tne cup with a 1 .',-,,;, on. wv thoroughly dbji-olvedradd iTlo the milk . stir hastily. djid P"r at once Into ordinary Junket glasses or-the serving dlnh. Allow this to stand undisturbed in a warn) room until the mixture-is Jelly-like;.,' then carry it most carefully, without moving or breaking the Jelly, to a sool place. This maybe served plain ot with whipped cream. . STUFFED TRIPE. Cut boiled tripe into strips four Inches wide. Spread With forcemeat raad of three ounces of stale bread-crumbs. half teaspoonful or chopped Icmon- usa&Roontui of sweet herbs, 4$f chopped, suet, salt and. pepper to taste: bind together with the yolk of egg. Roll the prepared 6trips and tie together. Roast for one hour and a half, basting frtquently with a mixture RAISIN PIE. Boll one cup of raisins in one-half pint df water half an hour. Let the water boll down to one cupful. Slip tbe seeds from the fruit, add one cup' of soft breadcrumbs; one tablespoonful of lemon Juice quarter of a cup of sugar, and one well-beaten egg. Bake between two LARGEST OVENS IN THE WORLD. The largest ovens In the world form a portion of the plant of tbe Shredded These ovens ace built on the Ferris Wheel plan and revolve as the process of baking proceeds, itns metnoa permits ot per-, feet aeration and the quick expulsion o moisture. They bake in fact to perfec- nected with baking is taken. advantage WhcaFCoinpany Is operated day night some idea of the vast number ol shredded wheat biscuit made In hours may be Imagined, Especially is tht demand at tnis season ot the year extremely large, aa the use of the biscuit serves as the best possible agent for ton-Xr.iT thiantom aftor the Wear and wm of the yeaV. Though shredded whoh wheat biscuit are not classed aa a medi cine, they are a peerless remedy for t urd and worn out system, for thev con tain that which wHl nourish the entire A'cook book containing over 280 rocipcJ Tbey banish pain and prolong lire. One gins AN ODD LANDMARK. Tb Cptaroad Bow Sacttoa'of tb TkU Cayrlc Is Sw Cetl a a Palatabop Tb TJ and Ldk.uIou Qpntlon to, Which It W Procure!. Oaf ot tlx most vurloua landmarks alone Loog lalaud SuuikL and out tUat never falls to exclti' lilt interest of the yachtsman who sees It for the .first time,, stands on the shore of Nortb- port Bay. From the dlntauee it looks like a large Indian tepee. On a nearer Mew it is eeeo to be the bow of a tiuely modelled yacut. apparently slicking right up out of the earth. Approaching closer, the puzzled yacbta-tuau discovers it is really a house. , This freas Biruoture mauds in Hawkins's shipyard, overlooking the bay. AN ODD LANDMARK. Its history involves the story of a noTel- and Ingenious operation on. the old steam yacht Caprice, by which she was transformed Into auother boat and n building. The Caprice wu. sixty-sir feet-long.' and "was piivohriseit In 185)5 by Benjamin M- Whltlot-U. wh6 flrtuilmt hor particularly hue line. He decided to have u larger Ixwtt. liow tended fore and afr. k.eilric ' na mucii of the original midship Section of the hull as possible. He act-brdih ly eujeaged H. J. Glelow. the designer of Joat-going steanl yachts .to make the plan, aud the work- was dorie in. Jiawklbs.'S yard at .Dort aeson : iiie t.'aprlce, which had forinerly been rhe'Henry Douglas, briiit Ju 1883 for Chnrles .Schoeu of rhlladriphla, wji s cn ref ully .taken apart. When Ibis u;m miphred.tne old yacht stood In three - sections, "xoin tile mUlsulp" sectlou, only twelve feet long, a new yacht eJgbty-iiyfeet orer all was built, and named the Telka. About this time Hawkins discovered that lie needed it new paintslion, so ho houebt hp m. pleto bow section aud stood It on eud iu Lis ynv.l. with the sharp cutwater riolntlng to the sky. In the Ktfboard slde'of the deck he cut h door, and the forward batch served nicely aa a window:. .... Hawkins then had a building twenty feet hl-h (hat afforded hfru a large, ubsolntelv Water tlffht mnf The short bowsprit he makes use of as-rt flugstnff. aud that Is what most puzzles ,the voyuRlup yachtsman when irom idc iiRmuce ue espies the clean, bright bow ofa big bout sticking, up Jack flying Vrwa her stem. Com of the Bed Man. Since the United States government as formed 19,000 white men, women and children have been slain in Indian ; .and affrays and about 30,000 In dians.- at an expense to our govern- t of ..$$0.7,Q7.2,C;68..-XO -this immense., inust" be. added the civil expendi-of the government on behalf of the Indians, which, between 1776 and 1890, anted to ?259,944;082, making a. to tal of $1,067,017,740 for civil and inlll-tary expenses In connection with the noble red man. Bean ties of Morro Castle. El Morro Is one of the grandest pos sessions in all Cuba, not as a fortress, as a curiosity. The damage done aatle proper by our navy .'could he repaired for $50,000. Its construction and mysteries . are wonderful, and the e from Morro ridge is unsurpassed In Cuba. Our guard there has explored it pretty thoroughly, but has not yet discovered the entrance to the subter ranean torture rooms. A SpooDftutent. : in' Rappahannock county, Va., they lately had a "spoonament." Alt the participants wereTadles; They rode on horseback at a fast gallop each holding a dinner Bpoon with an egg in It. Tne one who. rode three times around tn arena without dropping the egg was crowned queen of the spoona ment. A world, of fun was hajjjboikJ. participants ana apecisiurs. some I.ara-e Libraries. '" The largest library in the world Is that of Paris. It contains upward of 2,000,000 printed books and 160,00" manuscripts. The British museum contains about 1,500,000 ' volumes and the Imperial library at St. Petersburg about the same number. These are the' A Hiew Bat.' A Kentucky druggist has been sued for $10,000 damages for selling poison tn a voune man who made use of It to .commit., sttlclde. ,The suit Is brought. by tne aamimsirawr 01 lub ouiciues estate. - A Collar Bottoner. A Georgian has designed a collar buttoner which is shaped like a glove, buttoner and haB the hook portion bent at ' an angle with he shank, to aid tr releasing It from the bntton. Death y Bartn quake. It Is estimated that since the begin nlrig ot the ntstoVttal ;e'ra 1 13,000,06 persons navtj' perlansdjifa eanh4ttiid(i LASTS FJtOM KAM b HORfC . A clsaa man will not ttv in 1 dirty house. Too many make a god out of the ma jority. Adversity teats frith, and prosperity teats love. Every humbug pats a pious motto over bis door. You may backslide, but you can aever up-allde. We are made by our enemies and marred by ourselves. The arm that is owift to strike may be strong to saccor. A blunt tool with a man behind It Is better than a Damascus, blade without The way to watch. Is to work-It requires abundant grace to with stand abundant prosperity. Your position in life to-morrow, depends on your character to-day. A high Ideal is a standing invitation to reach a more explted position. The man who. loses his life in love, the seed ot untold noble lives. The sermon on the mount Is higher than soma church members care to Tbe man who will not suffer for th truth, will have to suffer for neglecting It. Let -the world mold your opinions, and It will soon squeeze all religion able man. The exasperating trivialities ot Ufa are little lead lines led down to fathom our religion. REFLECTIONS OF A BACHELOR, Every love has infatuation in It, hut every Infatuation hasn't love In It. ... A woman is never quite so happy .aa when she. can be hrppy In a sad way. Lot's wife probably, looked-back to make sure she hadn't forgotten to lock the back: door.. :- ' - ....'. There never was a woman who looked anything but- red-eyed and rennffy when she cried. '. A woman never trusts a man- aha. doesn't, like, but she often likes a hian she doesn't trust - 4Foi girl felt when she got up that morn ing by-the; way her-hair lookfc - Every girl ;thInK3 some man would be; surprised if he only knew pow she could. Jove hhn. If sha only trtel. . Wheh a mah makes 'up his inind that hhaa-marrledHt he-wrong ;Winwffl;-ttiar trouble genetaily . is that Be -Is .tb wrbag man. . . ;i'; . AV girl's Idea of politics is generally shaped lite something to beat -eggs with.--,: - v ;" ': ' 'When a girl. is so anxious for a man that she wlU take up wKh anything, she is said by the women to be Very "susceptible;'- ' GREAT. THOUGHTS. Hope Is the. gas in the 'balloon ot ambition. Schopenhauer. - The greatest man Is he who chooses the right with invincible resolution.-Chahhinel . '';.'; -TOfflcultis-aue-of-grTOtnes9 harsh nurse, who rocks her foster chil; dreh' roughly, but . rocks them into strength and atblstic proportions. Bryant, ""' " A nation may establish a system of free goverhment. but without the. spirit of municipal insti lotions it can not have the spirit of liberty; De Tocque-viiie: : - . ' - .: ; If you lend a person money it becomes lost for any purposes qt your; own. When you ask for it baick again you find a friend made an enemy . by your own kindness. Plautus: Hatred Js the madness of the heart. Fidelity is Beven-tentbs or business success. Parton. V :' Haste trips its own heels, and fetters and stops itself. Seneca. There Is an oblimje way In reproof which takes off the? sharpness of it. Pope. . The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. Milton. ITEMS OF INTEREST. In Russia there are about 3,000,000 houses.. This is nearly half of the entire number in existence. Oysters are such nervous creatures that a sudden . shock, such as a loud thunderclap, will kill a whole boatload. It has beoA ascertained that one of the mountains in the moon is .36,000 feet high, while several are upward of 30,000 feet. Barbers in Paris are compelled by lair tb use only nickel-plated cbmba, and to wash their hands after attending upon any customer. It la stated that nearly two-thirds of the total number of children under 10 years of age in the United Jfngdonfa Bats lh the' Philippine islands are as big as cats, and with the wings spread measure three feet from tip to tip. A bite from one of them Is said to be poisonous. The innt Plant. The longest plant rn the world la the seaweed. One tropical and subtropical variety Is known 'which, when It its run development, is at least 600 feet In length. Seaweed receives its nourishment rrom tne air and mineral matter held in solution In the sea water. As Eleetrieal Well, A well digger In Bar Harbor experienced several electrical shocks while down in a well, and was hurriedly drawn to the surface. He refused to descend again, and to test the matter a dog" was lowered. When hauled up a few minutes later the animal was dead. Lenarrh of Pari street. The total length of the streets, avenues, boulevards, bridges, quays and thoroughfares of Paris generally is set down at about 600' miles, of which nearly 800 are planted with trees. L: HOW NUGGET GROW. A Caeaatot Shews Tfct Gold ZxJata la gIull rona. It la generally supposed that the nag-gets which are found la the river gravels of Klondike and other auriferous regions have been brought down by the rivers direct from the reefs In which the gold originally lay. Many practical miners and scientific men, however, have loug been of opinion that this cannot be the ease, for no masses of gold of so large a site were ever found In the reefs themselves. They believe, on the other hand, that the nuggets have grown where they are now found, just as a crystal of salt will grow in a strong brine; but with ao insoluble a substance as gold it was dtflJcult to understand how Ach growth could take slace. Experiments carried out in Australia have shown that decaying vegetable matter will cause the deposition of gold from solutions of gold salts, but these salts are not known to occur In reefs. The mystery is now solved- A Sla- vontc chemist named Zzlgmedy haB lust shown that gold Itself can exist In a soluble form. By acting on a slightly aitaune solution of a gold salt with formaldehyde and submitting the product to dialysis, he has succeeded lh obtaining gold In a colloidal conditions-In Which state It is soluble In water and may be precipitated by tbe addition of rarer It is probable that some of the gold in qoartr reefs exists In this condition, it .Js washed out' by the rain, carried away In solution bxthe rivers; and deposited la the river gravels wherever there Js anything containing salt to cause IU precipitation In the course of ages a large nugget may In 'this way-be formed. ... Ta Flxlotf Fox. t The flying fox Is a very curious inhabitant of the forests- near Moreton Bay la East Australia. It lives In flocks and moves' generally toward the dusk of the evening, 'and' the noise 'produced by (he heavy flapping "of the so-called Winds' $a very singular.' Tbe flfceks HktVfldfet places, where, there are large raucayian - pine trees. ,witn an '&T'irTcru foxes hang in vast numbers from the horizontal : branches of tho pine trees. Whin there Is a-clear apace among the trees; an enormous:nu'niber of the animkTs ' may be seen . and their noise oranejieard, for diroctly theysee.any-. VhTng" unusual they, utterji: 'short bark,' something like the sound: made . by yojoag rooks.: Often every- braach: is crowded' and the'-flylhg foxes are seeh either flapping their wings and hoid-lng on With ' their hind feet,' and with their head downward, or snarling and fighting for places.- -..: !':. . Suddenly the whole take to flight and Sap' their furry, wing-like sides and wheel around like heavy birds. Many fly with their young holding on. to them. ;. ' '' "'.. ' ''" ' - The creature Is not a true fox and there Is a fold of skin which reaches from the fore to the hind. legs. This is called the wing, andMt enables the float 'and turn in the air. 1 6y,t - He who wishes may fio out the exact age of an oyster, though he has hot the telltale evidence in teeth: The lines in. the groove of .the hfnge of the shell tell tbe whole story, each line representing a year. An oyster is of age at four' years-that Is, he Is old enough to. vote, take care of a family and go to market Going to market is a disastrous undertaking, for a four-year-old oyster is particularly palatable. By this it must not be sup-, posed that after an oyster has passed the four-layer period, and has five, slx-or even- ten-wrinkles-on-lfi -shell,-he is a back number. Indeed, there are" records of oysters being eaten just after celebrating their thirrlef h birthday, and in most cases they form-.'1 u delicious m.'tii. Thirty Is nu nti-usiial age for an oys.ter to attain, because few are given an opportunity to live so long, tf left to enjoy life In his own. way. tt is quite probable that the oyster would become an octo-geDarlan or even a centenarian. An lpht' Toneao. fjjgal Whoever has looked Inside an elephant's mouth bas seen a strange sight. Elephants have no front teeth and they never eat flesh or any food that requires tearing teeth. Eight teeth are all they have; two above and below on each side, huge yellow molars as wide as a man's hand and about two inches thick. Over those hay or fodder Is shifted by tbe queerest, ugliest tongue Id the - whole animal kingdom, a tongue that is literally hung at both ends, having no power or movement except In the middle, where it shifts back and forlh from side to side, arching up against the roof of tbebig-mouth like an immense wrinkled pink serpent .. Wh"en the British forces were march- log on Pekln In 1800, after the. capture of the Taku forts, one of the rivers became so swollen with the heavy rains that tt was rendered iMoassable. Being aware that the Chinese general- and keep-tm?m on the premises; orders were given to search all the houses of the rillage ard collect every ' coffin. With the aid of few empty casks the soldiers cosustructed a pontoon bridge the artillery, and the river was thus passed In safety. Red-Haired People. An eminent man of science has recently declared that red-haired people arc far less Bpt tb go bald than those who -are possessed of other -coIora hair. The average crop on tbe bead-of a red-haired person. is only 29.200 hairs. Ordinary dork hair Is far finer, and over thfre dark hairs take up the space of one red one; 105,000 Is about the average:' But" falr-hatwsd people are BtlH bettor off; 140,000 to 160.000 Is a quite -common number of hairs on the scalp of a falr-halred man or woman, 'ibis authority docs not comment on the' peculiarities of ivcMinlml people, but it in well known thrtt they are of a fho'rc p'afoTiAT nature than others, nod often of a floe aud-sensttire deposition; nkfh to "what Is. known as tbe artistic temperamen'fe : f he Perfection of Bangui 1 ..THE.. Home Crawford Range. Always uctlir pere.'. itiutrol by tlie Jajta-fajaaaer-a mirvrtef innrwiuliy. afoaf eWaokOutous ocu. beat oven tber- aares worvr and (llitaypolaunent. Atistin Furntilire Co., 1 ..SOLE AGBKTO . . ' THE ARCADE Opea Every Eveaiog Handsome Pattern Hats, JlH!jly:lC!!Djj exclu'sitety finjjjlgdi the prices are rtghfi f l,M M EN S E ASORTM Many remarkably gqod counters. Do not fail to see MRS. E. G. REMINGTON, all Mole, and Bbilunarta."boldBiVtas apaeait Mar at mo arcade. are showing oiie of the Complete Assoftment of ever exhibited in the city. Every, pattern . and coloring haa its SPECIAL HEWT. Onr prices arc right and our wbk aratttee. H. M. FOSTER & CO., t. .82 MAIN STREET, COR. SNOW Neliee Shirts " NtATOTnTOTIVTPArrERNS. " The largest variety in the city. Perfect fitting and sure to please. - See nyinclow Display. Prices from gc. to $2aQQa ALBEE, LYONS & CO. . ..fleadquartera-foE GRADUATION Latest patterns at lowest prices ..... DIAMONDS a specialty. . r Fine Watch, French Clock and Jewelry Repairing. All work guaranteed. HAUL, the Up-to-date Jeweler and Optician, 194 Main street . .,' FitohWg, Mass. FOR SALE! The so-called "Wilder" Property, at Whalom Lake. Tbls lot of land, now owned by Emmons Crocker, adjoins the properties of Messrs. E. and H. Bailey, and Mr. Robert-Gould, and oon tains about three and one-half acres, with a water front of over 325 ft. It is considered one of the best, if not tbe best, plot of land for a summer residence, in this vicinity. Apply to H A. Hatch, Real Estate and Us, Afe 2 Park BMf. Pure SpSoes and vMumbuxl. TRADE . kn:J4 MFf"y 'VTOaaaa 'V-JS? - . faVfTV Wm. K. Bailey, : Civil Engineer, I Rooms 35-36 PARK BUILDING, . j - EBVOUS DEIitlTY. waaUlvVH.BwaMatajat ONE DAMPER. Choice of Three Grates. PARK BUILDING. Mrs. I. M. Hollister, Mgr. Cntll 9 o'clock. embracing the newiest of flie EN T OF FLOWERS. values are shown on our them. PRINCES8 ELASTIC for Lady Oyclrttii. Something totirely nf anflj inia1 ; penaable to comfort and conVeniemoe. Ceiajtija . Call and see them at the Aro4e tnoet eeoCr7Padc. . EeT. Sandersoo, Architect, DEPOt SQUARE; - twjwiionj Tlie acat ( Ktmw Macaaea la at baae of biale, Wbca ta aerre eella attbU potatwaatc. a tcnibis deollaa of tbe aratem occurtTNtrroua DebtUtr, Atroayt Variaocele.PalUaa; MgmorT. Pain ta amok laaasatT.erCeaaaainUoa. ralaaaTaUcuJUlC. iSESK

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