100 square feet of surface, 4 inches to weather, requires about 1,000 shingles.

1,000 shingles requires of shingle nails about 5 pounds.

70 yards of surface will require about 1,000 laths.

100 square yards of plaster will require 16 bu. sand, 8 bu. lime, 1 bu. hair.

1,000 laths will require of lath nails 11 pounds.

100 cubic feet of wall will require 1 cord stone, 3 bu. lime and 1 cubic yard of sand.

One-fifth more siding is required than surface measure, to allow for lap.

Builders' Table of Brick Required.

(Allowing 7 Brick to Superficial Square Foot.)

Square feet of wall surface.

Number of Bricks required in a

Wall

4 inches thick.

Wall

8 inches thick.

Wall

12 inches thick.

Wall

16 inches thick.

Wall

20 inches thick.

Wall

24 inches thick.

....1....

....7..

...15..

...23.

...30.

....38 .

...45.

....2....

... 15..

...30..

...45.

...60.

....75 .

90...

....3....

... 23..

...45..

...68.

...90.

...113 .

...13..

....4....

... 30..

...60..

...90.

.. 120.

...150 .

...180.

......5.......

.... 38...

....75..

.. 113.

.. 150.

.. 188..

...225.

....6....

.. ..45..

...90..

...135..

...180..

...225..

270.

....7....

...53..

.. ..105..

.. 158.

.. 210.

.. 263 .

315.

......8.......

....60...

.. ..120..

.. 180.

.. 240.

...300.

360.

......9.......

....68..

.. .135..

.. 203.

.. 270.

.. 338..

...405.

.......10....

...75..

.. .150.

.. 225..

.. 300.

375..

450.

...20....

.. 150..

...300.

.. 450..

.. 600.

.. 750..

900..

...30....

.. 225..

.. ..450..

...675..

.. 900.

..1,125.

..1,350.

...40....

...300..

.. 600..

.. 900..

..1,200.

. .1,500.

1,800

...50....

.. .375. .

.. 750..

. 1,125..

..1,500.

..1,875.

..2,250.

...60....

.. 450..

.. 900..

. 1,350..

..1,800.

..2,250.

. :2,700.

...70....

..525..

.1,050..

. 1,575.

..2,100.

..2,625.

3,150

...80....

.. 600..

.1,200..

. 1,800.

..2,400.

..3,000.

.. 3,600.

...90....

.. 675..

.1,350..

..2,025..

..2,700.

..3,375.

4,050

....100....

.. 750..

.1,500..

. 2,250..

..3,000.

..3,750.

4,500

....200... .

. 1,500..

. .3,000..

.4,500..

..6,000.

..7,500 .

9,000

....300....

. 2,250..

.4,500..

. 6,750..

..9,000.

.11,250.

. 13,500.

....400....

. 3,000..

. .6,000..

. 9,000..

. 12,000.

..15,000.

. 18,000.

....500....

. 3,750..

.7,500..

. 11,250..

. 15,000.

.18,750.

. 22,500.

....600.......

. 4,500..

.9,000..

. 13,500.

. 18,000.

..22,500.

. 27,000.

...700........

.5,250..

.10,500..

. 15,750..

. 21,000.

.26,250.

. 31,500.

....800.......

. .6,000...

.12,000..

. 18,000.

. 24,000.

..30,000.

. 36,000.

....900....

. 6,750..

.13,500..

. 20,250.

. 27,000.

..33,750.

. 40,500.

...1000....

. 7,500..

15,000..

. 22,500.

. 30,000

37,500.

. 45,000.

Time in Which Food Digests in Hours and Minutes,

Kind of Food.

Hours.

Min-utes.

Apples, sweet, mellow, raw.

. 1.

.30

Apples, sour, mellow, raw..

..2.

.00

Apples, sour, bard, raw .

..2.

50

Barely, boiled ...........

..2.

00

Bass, striped, fresh, boiled .

..3.

. .00

Beans, pod, boiled ........

..2.

30

Beefsteak, boiled .........

..3.

00

Beef, fresh, rare-roasted.

..3.

00

Beef, fresh, dry-roasted.

..3.

30

Beef, with salt only, boiled

.2.

.45

Beef, with must'd, etc., b'l' d.

. .3.

.30

Beef, fried ..............

..4.

00

Beef, old, salted, boiled ...

..4.

. .15

Beets, boiled ............

..3.

45

Bread, corn, baked ........

..3.

15

Bread, wheat, freshly b'k'd

.. 3.

. .30

Bread, wheat, not fresh.

..2.

00

Butter, melted ...........

..3.

30

Cabbage, b'l'd, with vin.

..4.

00

Cabbage, b'l'd, without vi

.. 4.

. .30

Cabbage, raw, with vin..

..2.

00

Cabbage, raw, without vin

.. 2.

.. 30

Cake, sponge, baked ......

..2..

. 30

Calf's-foot jelly......

....

30

Carrots, orange, boiled.....

..3..

15

Cheese, old, raw..........

..3..

30

Codfish, dry-salted, boiled..

..2..

..00

Custared, baked ..........

..2..

45

Ducks, domestic, roasted

.. 4..

..00

Ducks, wild, roasted ......

..4.

30

Dumpling, apple, boiled....

..3.

00

Egges, whipped, raw......

.. 1.

30

Egges, fresh, raw.........

2..

00

Egges, fresh, roasted ......

..2.

15

Eggs, fresh, soft-boiled....

3..

00

Eggs, fresh, hard-boiled....

3..

30

Egges, fresh, fried ........

3.

.30

Goose, wild, roasted ......

2.

30

Green corn and beans, b'I'd

. 3..

.. 45

Hash, warmed ..........

2..

30

Kind of Food.

Hours.

Min-utes.

Hens, domestic, boiled.........

..4.

00

Hens, domestic, roasted........

..4.

00

Lamb, fresh, boiled..............

2.

30

Liver, beef's, fresh, broiled.....

.. 2.

. .00

Milk, raw ..................

2..

15

Milk, boiled........

2..

00

Mutton, fresh, boiled...

.. 3.

00

Mutton, fresh, broiled...

.. 3.

00

Mutton, fresh, roasted.........

3.

15

Oysters. fresh, raw ...........

2.

55

Oysters, fresh, roasted..........

. .3.

15

Oysters, fresh, stewed .........

3.

30

Parsnips, boiled ..............

2.

30

Pigs'-feet, boiled .............

1..

00

Pork, salted, fried ............

4..

15

Pork, salted, boiled ...........

4..

30

Pork, (fresh), roasted...........

5.

15

Pork, salted broiled ...........

..3.

15

Pork steak, broiled ............

3.

15

Potatoes, Irish, baked ..........

2.

30

Potatoes, Irish, boiled ........

3.

30

Rice, boiled.................

1.

00

Sago, boiled.................

1.

45

salmon, salted, boiled .........

. .4.

00

Sausage, fresh, broiled.........

. .3.

20

Soup, barley .................

1..

30

Soup, bean ..................

3..

00

Soup, chicken ...............

3..

00

Soup, oyster.................

3..

30

Soup, mutton ................

3..

30

Soup, marrow-bones ..........

..4.

15

Tapioca, boiled ..............

2.

00

Tripe, boiled................

1.

00

Trout, salmon, fresh, boiled.....

. l..

.. 30

Turnips, boiled...............

3.

30

Turkey, tame, roasted..........___

..2.

30

Turkey, tame, boiled...........

2..

25

Veal, fresh, broiled............

..4.

00

Veal, fresh, fried.....

..4.

30

Venison, steak, broiled.........

1.

35