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--The Vicksburg Whig notices a favor sent to that office, by a lady, as follows:

‘ A great curiously was sent us by Mrs. Blanchard. It is a ‘"model economical candle,"’ co yar as long, and it is said will burn six hours each night for six months, and all that light at a coat of about 50 cents. It is made by taking one pound of beeswax and three-fourths of a pound of rosin, and meeting them together; then take about four threads of slack-twisted cotton for a wick, and draw it about three times through the melted wax and rosin, and wind it in a half; then pull the end above the boll and light it, and you have a very good candle. Our's is very fancifully wound on a corn cob, and makes a pretty ornament. The curious can see it at our office. Mrs Blaucuard deserves a premium for the invention, in times like these, written candies are scarce and dear.

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