100 Years Ago.
HOW TO MAKE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER
Dissolve one pound of salt and half a pound of sat
ammonia: in two quarts bywater and bottler's liquor in
thin glass bottles holding about a quart each. Should a tire
break out, dash one or more of the bottles into the blames,
and any serious outbreak will probably be averted.
HOW TO EXTRACT A SPLINTER
Fill a wide mouthed bottle with hot water nearly to the
brim. and press affected part of hand tightly against
mouth of bottle. The suction will pull down the elesh, and
steam will soon draw out the splinter.
HOW TO PRESERVE EGGS
Eggs for preserving must be newly laid, and by simply put-
ting these into a box or tin of dry the eggs
right in the salt and keeping it in a cool dry place __ it is
possible to preserve than for a very long period. No air
whatever should be allowed to get to the shell.
HOW TO FELLATING
Having decided which side you wish the tree to fall, cut
alternatively a downward and inward cut as shown. When
about half through, proceed to cut the other side a few
inches higher, and finally pull tree down by means of ropes.
HOW TO STOP A MAD DOG
A scout' s staff, a or even a handkerchief or hat
may be held before you as shown. The dog invariably
endeavours to paw down your defense before biting, thus
giving you the opportunity of disabling him by a kick.
HOW TO KEEP PLANTS WATERED
WHILE AWAY ON HOLIDAY.
KEEPING _ WATERED
Fill a large pail with water, and stand it a little above the
level of the plants and group round or near as many plants
as practical. Loosely plait two or three strands of wool
together, immerse completely in water, and place one
end in the pail, weighted, and touching the bottom.
Rest the other end on the soil: a separate plait of wool is
advisable for each pot.
HOW TO LIGHT A MATCH m THE WIND
The of lighting a match in a wind can be
to a great extent overcome if thin shavings are dirst cut on
the match towards its striking end, as shown in the picture.
On lighting the match the curled strips catch fire at once;
the flame is stronger and has a better chance.
HOW TO LIGHT A MATCH m THE WIND
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Fasten a strong rope to a tree and let a boy swim across the
stream and fasten the other end to a tree on an opposite
bank. Make the chair, fasten it to a running loop ora block
pulley, and by means are light rope fastened to the middle
of (the) chair and held by a scout at each end, those unable
to swim are safely passed over.
HOW TO RESCUE SOMEONE
FROM ELECTRIC SHOCK.
In rescuing a person touched by a "live wire" do not
attempt to take hold of him if he is still grasping the wire,
unless your hands are protected by rubber gloves, a
coat, or several thicknesses of dry cloth.
Stand on glass or dry wood, and try and have (the) current
switched off, and send at once for a doctor.
HOW TO MAKE A WATER FILTER
OGDEN' 8 CIGARETTES.
A. Fane sand. C. Small stones.
ENEXT/ ’ FILTER.
A most handy and efficacious Mer can be made out of an
ordinary perfectly clean zinc water pail, through the bottom
of which a hole has been drilled and a small pipe fitted. The
water percolates through the layers of fine and coarse sand,
and clean picked gravel and stones, with which the pail is
illed, filtering through to the bottom in a clear state.