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duced one-third more crop than that manured pirations encircle the globe, see to it, that their with compost or guano. His communication will sons do not continually annoy their neighbors by
profanity? be given next weck.
The Revised Statutes of Massachusetts contain
the following declarations concerning profanity : Why does Vermont wheat make bread that is
“If any person, who has arrived at the age of moist, while that made from Western wheat is discretion, shall profanely curse or swear, he shall dry? Is it owing to the presence of gluten? on conviction thereof, before any justice of the
peace, be punished by fine, not exceeding five “Newport, N. H., April 11, 1855. The stage dollars, nor less than one dollar.” from this place still goes upon runners. Snow We read of one of olden times that neither in abundance."
feared God nor regarded man. If there be any
such "as have arrived at the age of discretion, BOYS' DEPARTMENT.
and are habitually indulging in profanity, they should not be unmindful that they are liable to
fine and cost, for every violation of the aforesaid PROFANITY.
statute. When every other means fail, the law This is one of the marked vices of the boys of
should have its course.- Amherst Express. the present day. What multitudes of them are addicted to it. Are parents fully aware of this ? LADIES' DEPARTMENT. Do you
know that your sons, when away from home by day as well as by night, are mingling with profane associates ? Or rather, do you know
DOMESTIC RECIPES. that they have not such companions? Are there EGGS AND SAUSAGES.-Boil four sausages for five not parents in nearly every town in our favored minutes, when half cold cut them in half lengthCommonwealth, who are famous at home, and it
ways, put a little butter or fat in frying-pan and may be abroad, as moral reformers, whose sons are
put the sausages in and fry gently, break four eggs suffered to grow up at home habituated to the use into the pan,
cook gently, and serve. Raw sauof profane language and all its kindred vices whose sages will do as well, only keep them whole, and number is legion? Said a boy not long since in cook slowly. our hearing, "The boy or the man that will swear will drink and smoke and be guilty of other kind
A VERY NICE RICE PUDDING.–Take half a teared vices."Said another in reply, “Now we cupful of the best rice, put it in a small pie-dish do not think so much of persons who indulges in with three tablespoonfuls of moist sugar. Fill up profane language as of those who do not,' a re- the dish with milk and water in equal proportions, mark fully concurred in by all who were engaged and bake very slowly. It is eaten cold. in the conversation.
OMELETTES.—Break four eggs into a basin, add Boys—our advice to you all is to avoid the half a teaspoonful of salt and a quarter ditto of pepwicked practice of using profane language--and per, beat them up well with a fork, put into the all idle words approaching it. There are persons frying-pan one ounce and a half of butter, lard, or who would not swear, but continually interlard oil, which put on the fire until hot; then pour in their conversation with such expressions, as, "I the eggs, which keep on mixing quick with a spoon vow" _“I swan,” and others of similar kind, that until all' is delicately set; then let them slip to the will suggest themselves to the reader ; also pursons edge of the pan, laying hold by the handle, and that would think it awfully wicked to take the raising it slantways, which will give an elongated name of God in vain, yet are very familiar with form to the omelette ; turn in the edges, let it set such oaths as, “by Jesus,”—“by hoke” and by a moment and turn it over on to a dish, and serve. every thing else, almost. There are persons, how- It ought to be a nice yellow color, done to a ever, who see little difference between “1 swan" nicety, and as light and delicate as possible. It and “I swear,” and, therefore, as a matter of taste, may be served in many ways, but the following is if they use either, choose the latter. Now is it most common : two tablespoonsfuls of milk, and any more wicked to say "I swear,” than "I vow,” an ounce of the crumb of bread cut in thin slices or "I swan?” If so, we confess our inability to
be added. discriminate. Let these things be carefully considered in the light of divine truth, and all these
TO MAKE FINE PAN-CAKES, FRIED WITHOUT BUTidle words will be abandoned.
TER OR LARD.—Take a pint of cream and six newLet all the boys who read these remarks, who
laid eggs; beat them well together; put in a quarhave; already, become addicted to the vice of pro- beaten mace—which you please, and so much as
ter of a pound of sugar and one nutmeg or a little fanity, resolve to break themselves of it by immediate, total abstinence from every variety of
will thicken-almost as much as ordinary pan-cake profaneness. Let such also as have not yet become flour batter ; your pan must be heated reasonably habituated to it, resolve to be free from it-to hot, and wiped with a clean cloth ; this done, avoid associating with such as indulge in its use. spread your batter thin over it, and fry. Swear not at all, for it is not noble, nor brave, To CLEAN Window GLABS.—Take finely pulnor wise, nor the sign of good culture, nor any- verised indigo, dip it into a linen rag moistened thing else that is pure, lovely and of good report. with vinegar, wine, or water, and apply it briskly Would every girl and woman frown upon this vice to the glass. Wipe off and polish with a dry cloth. and those allied to it, all but the abandoned and This method of cleansing window glass im parts a hopeless would soon forsake it. Will parents and brilliant polish, and is far more expeditiously acteachers strive to check the growth of this vice ? complished than cleaning with soap-suds or whitWill those philanthropists whose benevolent as-ing.