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ALL AROUND -THE HOME
t By "Cynthia Crrey.
Cold water is preferable to
warm for scrubbing floors be
cause it does not sink into the
wood and so dries quickly.
Better results are obtained
from the use of the scrubbing
brush by moving it in the direc
tion inwhich the grain of the
wood funs, 'instead of across it.
t Sponges should be washed free
of soapsuds, each time they are
used and hung up to dry. As
Often as possible scald them An
soda water and hang them in he
To frost over a'window wlthOqt
darkening the room dissolve Ep
som salts in hot water and paint
over the window while the water
is hot, then allow tov dry. ThisJ
is easily removed and is entirely
opaque while oii.
The best way to clean mirrors
is to use alcohol and polish with
Collarsof -the- Trouville type
are cut in square- outline in front
and are. embellished with hand
embroidery in white or colors.
A snart sunshade is of wh'ite
satin, draped with black silk mar
quisettewhich is caught into a
band of-net embroidered in white
silk floss. This band is edged
with a knife plaited njche of mar
quisette. plain leather belts are fashion?
able, especially in black and
Wide colored ribbon and nar1
row widths of silk are used in
all sorts of-sash effects,.
, English eyelet embroidery is
hatvjhlT a continued favor jndc is
trehferidbtsly4 popular for tunics
worn over satin skirts.
Berthas of fine mull or batiste
finished with three tiny ruffles of
valenciennes are extremely be
coming to, the slim figure.
THREE WAYS TO COOK i
. 'RICE. , ,
.Plain Boiled Rice Have
ready on fire !a large pot bpiling
water. Wash rice well ami sprin
kle it in. Add salt, allowing tea
spoonful to quart of -water.' Boil
rapidly so that water tosses
grains about logsely for 25 min
utes without touching. Then if
perfectly tender throw it into the
colander and leave it over the pot
of hot water to steam for ten
minutes. Dish and serve. Never
caver it, either while cooking on
Boiled Rice and Onions Chop
foursm'edium sized, boiled onions
very fine. Boil one-half cup of .
riccuritil soft, salting well. But
tdr a baking dish and put in first
a-'layer-bf rice, then layer "of
chopped onion, then butter, little
salt and pepper, then rice again,'
and vso on.- When the dish is fu.ll
bake'-iintUcconterits are firm, or
abouH5 minutes.. .
-'Rice--With.1 Prunes Boil one
half poUndof prunes. When cold
spread in: the bottom of mold,
then fill with one-third of a pound
of ftofled crice packed in 'firmly.
When set 'turn out of mold and
.sehvejvitK.sweetened juice of the