A correspondent from Sheepshead Bay, a place celebrated for the size of its mosquitoes and the number of its amateur fishermen, recommends the following as a very good mixture for anointing the face and hands while fishing:

 Oil of tar. 1 ounce.

Olive oil. 1 ounce.

Oil of pennyroyal. ½ ounce.

Spirit of camphor. ½ ounce.

Glycerine. ½ ounce.

Carbolic acid. 2 drachms. 

Mix. Shake well before using.--Drug. Circular.