"Susan" asks now she can rid
her plants of lice Draw the
earth ay-ay from the roots, scat
ter tobacco dust over them thor
oughly and mix some of the to
bacco dust with the earth as you
put it back.
"Is there any way by which
rust can be removed from nickel
jlating?" Mrs. W. B. W. Rub
mutton tallow over the places and
let remain several days. Then rub
with finely powdered rottenstone,
wash with stron gsuds and polish
"Mother" wantS'to know what
the name Winifred signifies.
Lover of peace.
Should the man choose the ring
afid is it necessary that it be a dia
mond? Subscrbier Yes, but it
is proper for the fiancee to help if
he asks her to do so. Many girls
prefer their birthstonein a pretty
setting to a small diamond.
Mrs.. C. asks what will remove
small scratches from mahogany
furniture. Equal parts of tur
pentine, linseed oil and kerosene
Will fill scratches and at the same
time act as polish if well rubbed
on with soft cloth.
"What can I add to starch for
shirts to give them a gloss like
laundry does ?" Housewife.
Put into starch, as it is-cooking,
l teaspoon borax to a quart of
'Starch and little tallow from can
dle or little lard.
"Elizabeth" wants to know if it
is proper to send a gift at ar?
nounceemnt of a birth. Yes, or
note of congratulations to par-v
"A Reader" says he is jn love
with girl who is a year older than
he, and asks if it is bad luck to
marry a, girl older. If you love
the girl marry her by all means.
Bad luck? Bah!
Teacher How do you know
you have been christened?
Bobby 'Cause I've got the
marks on my arm now, mum.
o o '
They Didn't Shrink-(?)
A man purchased some red
flannel shirts that were guararir
teed not to shrink. He reminded
the clerk about the guarantee a
few days later. "Why, what's the
matter with them have you had
"Oh, no," replied the man, "ex
cept that my wife the other day
asked me where I got the pink
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