Stevens 1894-04-29

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Mr Oddie called this evening about the examination of Department of Science and Art which commences at his school on Tuesday evening, and which I have promised to superintend.

 

From Notes at end of diary (after 1 May, Tuesday).

Soup for the poor. 6d. per lb. to make a gallon of excellent nutritious soup. “Economic soup and food Company, 52 Cheapside E.C.

Tit Bits 90 lines = column. 8 words = a line. 3 columns. 2160 words to page.

Leaves from Vicar’s Diary. Sent to, and received negative replies.
Ed. Century: Fisher Unwin.
Graphic, Penny in Slot only.
Skeffington & Son. Rob Wilder
Longman’s Mag. “Penny in Slot” only.

“Fumigating” powder which was used by Benjamin Aris
4 oz. stramonium
2 oz. Lobelia
2 oz. Salt petre

Dec. 18, 1893. Cost about 1/4. The ingredients are reduced to powder, ignited and the smoke inhaled three or four times a day and in the night too when breathing was difficult. The prescription not to be given to any one in trade. Lobelia at herbalist’s.

For Rheumatism Salycilate of Soda. 10 to 15 drops (not more) in a wine-glass of water three or four times a day.

Mrs Golby’s Boarding House, 11 Templeton Place Earl’s Court, South Kensington S.W. Card prices. Single Room from 1. 11. 6 including board: per week. According to Bedroom. Per day 7/6 to 10/—. Golby’s note says 6/6 per day inclusive.

Thatching. Stubble £2.2.0 per load, done by a square of 10 feet. A load does 6 squares, i.e. 7/- a square. 4/- a square for coating. Tar-cord etc. extra. Kitchen, coal house and stable 20 squares. Hovel 4 squares. John Lively 13/10/87.