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Things to Know and Do 219 torch can readily be made of a roll of birch bark, a pine knot, or some pine-root slivers, in a split stick of green wood. Hunter’s Lamp A fairly steady light can be made of a piece of cotton cloth or twisted rag stuck in a clam shell full of oil or melted grease. An improvement is easily made by putting the cotton wick through a hole in a thin, flat stone, which sets in the grease and holds the wick upright. ' Another improvement is made by using a tin in place of the shell. It makes a steadier lamp, as well as a much larger light. This kind of a lamp enjoys wide use and has some queer names, such as slot-lamp, grease-jet, hunter’s lamp, etc. (See cut below.) Woodman's Lantern When nothing better is at hand, a woodman’s lantern can be made of a tomato can. Make a big hole in the bottom for Tomato-m ‘ fir”? Lanterns the candle, and punch the sides full of small holes, prefer- ably from the inside If you have a wire to make a hanger, well and good; if not, you can carry it by the bottom. This