-Manufacturera of [arm touls usually apply varniio to prevent rusting, but the cost and difficult. of removing it mako it uiisuitable for home uko. White lead is effectual in keeping of rust, but with this the same diffieulty of removing is met. The best thing we have ever tried is whiting thinned with keroseno to the consistenoy of j)aint, and upplied with a small brush or cloth. ïhis readily rubs off', but will prevent rust for months. We keep it rea'ly mixed, and when hoes, spades, or plows ave luid aside, if only for a few days, a coat of this preparation is given. The Liondon Lancet says the medical offfeers of the British navy preserve their Burgical instruments froni rust by h mixture of carbolic acid and oil, in equal parts, smeared over them. A crusty old batchelor says that Adam's wife was called Kve brcause when slio appeared inan's day of happiness was drawing to a close.