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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 31, 1912, Image 24',
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player. Carnes shaves himself
and manicures his own nails.
About the office and factory
there is joking and laughing.
Everyone feels he is giving ser
vice for value received, and inci
dentally helping someone else
TO REMOVE STAINS.
"Oh, musser dear, I never
meant to, but Towser jus' fergot
and pulled the ink bottle right
down on my nice clean dress."
Fresh or Old Ink Spots.
Cream of Tartar. Dampen the
stains with hot water and rub in
all the cream of tartar the goods
will hold. Leave this on for two
minutes. Then hold stained part,
taut, under a stream of boiling
water. Repeat twice. Next lay
the wet spots in the hottest sun
shine five or six hours, keeping
them wet. If the stains still re
main after the sunning, soak over
night in clear water. Repeat the
cream of tartar method the next
Sour Milk. Soak the spotted
garment over night in very sour
milk, or sour buttermilk. Next
day rinse it twice in clear water,
lay it in the sun and wet hourly
with lemon juice. A second ap
plication of the process may be
necessary in aggravated cases.
Rust on White Goods.
Put the garment or article on
which there is rust, into water in
Which a few teaspoonfuls of
cream of tartar have been stirred.
Boil it for a few minutes. The
rust will disappear.
Stains on Blankets.
Stains on flannel blankets and
light woolens can be removed by
an application of glycerine with
raw yolk of egg equal parts well
mixed.. Let this soak in thor
oughly. Then remove with soapy
A small stain often spoils a nice
dress or suit.
Paste these cleaning hints in
the back of your cook book or
your kitchen scrap book, where
you'll find them when needed.
Included in the programme of a
certain sports meeting was an at
tempt at record-breaking by a
crack motorcyclist. He went
round and round the track like
the proverbial greased lightning.
Among the spectators were a.
nervous lady and an excitable
"Oh, dear!" exclaimed the lady.
"I'm afraid he'll meet with an ac
cident!" "An' bedad he will!" broke in
the Irishman. "If he's-not careful
he'll run into himself,"