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again three hours ; add bichromate potash two ounces, to the log-wood dye and dip one hour. Wash in clear, cold water and dry in the shade. Only process for permanent black.

SUy Blue: For three pounds of goods, blue vitriol four ounces; boil a few minutes, then dip the goods three hours; then pass them through a strong lime-water. A beautiful brown can be obtained by next putting the goods through a solution of prussiate of potash.

Green: Dip the goods in home-made blue; dye until blue enough is obtained to make the green as dark as required ; take out, dry and rinse a little. Make a dye with fustic three pounds, of log-wood three ounces, to each pound of goods, by boiling dye one hour ; when cooled so as to bear the hand put in the goods, move briskly a few minutes, and let lie one hour ; take out and thoroughly drain ; dissolve and add to the dye for each pound of cotton, blue vitriol one-half ounce, and dip another hour. Wring out and let dry in the shade. By adding or diminishng the log-wood and fustic any shade may be had.

Yellow: For five pounds of goods, seven ounces of sugar of lead; dip the goods two hours ; make a new dye with bichromate of potash four ounces ; dip until the color suits ; wring out and dry. If not yel- low enough, repeat.

Orange: For five pounds of goods, sugar of lead four ounces; boil a few minutes ; when a little cool, put in the goods ; dip for two hours; wring out; make a new dye with bichromate potash eight ounces, madder two ounces ; dip until it suits ; if color is too red, take a small sample and dip into lime-water and choose between them.

Red: Muriate of tin two-thirds of a teacupful; add water to cover the goods ; raise to boiling heat ; put in the goods one hour, stir often ; take out, empty the kettle, put in clean water with nic-wood one pound ; steep one-half hour at hand heat ; then put in the goods and increase the heat one hour not boiling. Air the goods and dip them one hour as before. Wash without soap.

��SMALL POINTS ON TABLE ETIQUETTE.

DELICACY of manner at table stamps both man and woman, for one can, at a glance, discern whether a person has been trained to eat well i. c. to hold the knife and fork properly, to eat without the slightest

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