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(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
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The best iron-stand is a brck. It
is a non-conductor Of heat, and far
preferable on that account to the
most elaborate open stand.
Irons that are heated on the top of
the range or fire should be stood up
on a piece of polished tin. They heat
more quickly, and are kept quite
clean. The lid of a biscuit-tin does
admirably for this.
If you blacklead and polish very-,
thoroughly the base and handle of'
your iron, it will keep hot much long
er, for the polish keeps the heat from
radiating off. Mix a little turps and
methylated spirit with the blacklead
to get a hard, brilliant (polish.
The best iron-cleaner is a piece of
wire gauze. It is better than sand-'
paper, for the dirt falls through "the
holes, and is not rubbed into the iron
If silver is to be stored away for
some time, pack it with dry flour; it
will remain untarnished.
When making coffee spring a7 little
salt on the coffee before pouring on
boiling water, and the flavor will be
To keep cheese for some time, and
prevent it becoming moulty or dry,
wrap it up in a cloth damped with
vinegar and keep it in a dish.
To prevent the skin from discolor
ing after a fall or blow, take a little
dry starch, moisten it with cold water
and lay it on the injured part v
ff flowers have come by post they
will freshen up wonderfully if their
stems are placed in hot water for' a
little while before arranging them in
A SKEPTrC .
We found the moving picture of the
Haytian revolution very entertaining
and instructive, but Gen. Zamor look-'
ed suspiciously like the colored hack
man who drove us to. our hotel the
last time we were in. Tampa. Colum