A paste which, it is said, will keep several months is made by dissolving a tablespoonful of alurn in a quart of warm water. Wheu eold, stir in öour to give the consistence of eream, beating out all the luinps. Then stir íd as much powdered rosin as will lie on a dime. Pour boiliíjg water over the mass and stir untiNit is thick as treacle, wbich will occur in a few minutes. Cool in an earthen vessel by covering and putting in a cool, drj place. When needed, take out a portion and thin with warin water.