A house no matter liow vicious and obstinate he may be when attempts are made to slice him, can be rendered quiet and manageable by making him inspire during the operation a few grains of the ethereal oil of parsley dropped on a handkerchief. A large number of trials of this substance have been made with the most troublesome and violent animals, and in every case with perfect success. Vermont newspapers tell of a Burling: ton woman who, when her husband came home drunk, waited until he went to sleep, then took his only pair of pants and made them over into a pair for her twelve-year-old boy, working nearly all night to finish them. The husband woke about the middle of the forenopn, ready to eat breakfast and start out for another drunk, but when last seen he was wrapped in an old skirt, and had promised to join the reformed men’s clubi
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 55, 31 January 1880
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