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good strong suds and fill the tub
with the Sudsy water. After it cools stirthe mess up with a stick a few times, and in the morning you can rub these clothes out in another tub of water and get rid of them about as' fast as you can handle them. You can shake washing powder ovsr the clothes when you put them to soak and put on your water, only washing powders sometimes hurt fine clothes, and occasionally takeoff the hide. CloYhes soaked twelve hours or more in suds clean easily. They do not need boiling, and general ly a single rubbing is enough-. After you have rubbed them out, rinse them in warm water, and any that appear to need more rubbing can be quickly finished. Finish the white clothes in a tub bf lukewarm water that has a shake or two of bluing mixed in it, -wring out, hang out, and let the sun do the rest. Colored clothes can be washed in the suds left from the white clothes' first washing, and rinsed through one tub of warm water. If there's a baby in the house, and some day wife can't handle the diapers, throw the ones not badly soiled in a hot suds, leave them as long as you can, pour off fche water, put on some more suds, take down the wash board, rub teach diaper with a cake of sqap, rub it up and down two or three times on the board; wring out, rinse in clean warm water, and hang on the line. You can keep a bahy in diapers iy washing an hour twice a week, j after getting the hang of it. Don't forget to loosen the screws on the wringer when you put it away. If you have electric lights get an electric iron. You can press your own pants and save enough to buy aniron in a few months. "With Tan electric iron you can smooth out the flat pieces, 'like towels, napkins and handker chiefs about as fast as you- can pick, them up Take in your clothes when they are still dahip, fold them inlie shape they are to be when ironed, and then go at them witti a hot iron, being sure it doesn't stay long enough' in otie spot to; scorch. Ironingis fun, that is, the plain smoothing ironing that the man hasto do. Starched clothes do not come in the emergency class, so long as the laundries are working. About pressing pants. Use a lihtless cloth, dampened frequent ly. First press out the baggy knees and the remains of the old creases. The moisture and the hot iron draw up the bagginess. Then fold one leg so that the side seams come together at the bottom and the crease runs straight up to the inside suspen der button, next the fly. Iron each leg on each side. Don't for get to dampen the cloth frequent ly. Use care in turning a leg over.. 2 Let father do your Christmas shopping early, if he gets to chin ning about the. way you're hang ing back.