One vray is to tie a long string to tho ball or toy the baby plays viith, and while nurse or mother sits eewing or workini? iasten the string .end to tb n et her chair. If when tnmbllag: t.bout the floor the baby loses its plaything, a pull on the string brings it to light or keeps the ball rolling and the child steaiily amused. Another way is to mear both baby'i little hands or merely two of the finge cf each hand with molasses or honey. Then give him a feather to play with. Picking the feather off on haat) and then off the other will amus. paral and interest him longer than wiU a walking dolí or a "txuly" traiu of oan.