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as will lie on the point of a case knife, two spoonsful of elder vinegar, a small bunch of sweet herbs, and a little pepper, salt and nutmeg. Stir these all on the fire (ill the liquor is thick, but it must not be suffered to boil. If it be not sufficiently sharp, squeeze in in a little lemon juice, and pour it over the fish.

FLEAS.

TO keep off fleas keep in or or about your bed, a sprig of penny royal, or put on }Our bed clothes a few drops of the essence.

FILES.

TWO drachms of the extract of Quassia, dissolved in 1-2 pint of hot water, and sweetened with sugar, and set in a place frequented by flies will destroy them.

FOUNDER 15 G.VTTLE.

THERE are two species of founder in cattle, that >s in horses, cows and sheep, though tbe same disease, pass under different names i e. the /iwf, w hen resulting from too freely feeding- on green clover, and when arising from eating too much grain potatoes, bran or the like, ike. founder, commonly so called.

Ca'ile have he^n known to die from all these causes; disease is the same, and requires the same process of cure ; which if seasonably administered is effectual and sure.

The founder shews itself by the swelling of the body, by symptoms of violent pain, by gripings, voiding