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MAKING BEADS OF SALT IS POPULAR PASTIME;
HERE'S HOW YOU MAKE THEM ' otf? cop.o? FIME SAlT "o'COPCtfQti V2CUPOF .STARCH WATEO BLUING--DYE G rfs FORMINGBEADS JJjj 5 Q-fJ ?$fehr WOOK.VVrrHTHEHAtlO c-fcQ imDAMOCFTH DOUGH COLD BEAD 'MLEIEA" . OH HftT PINTQtV Pudge making as a popular pas time appears to have been abnegated in favor of "salt beads." Our artist has drawn a design, illustrating the process, so that little girls who can not read can now make salt beads if they want to. The. recipe is herewith given. Will all who ever expect to make salt beads or want to make salt beads kindly preserve this recipe? Paste it in a scrapbook or frame it keep it in any event. If you please: Take 1 cup of fine table salt and' heat it very hot. Dissolve VS cup of cornstarch in y cup water. With the cornstarch solution mix the coloring matter, which may be bluing, Easter egg dye' or red ink for salmon pink. To make black beads, use black ink. Remove the salt from the fire, and add the colored mixture. Work with the hands into a smooth dough. Wrap it in a damp cloth, and break off pieces of equal size, molding them in to beads. String beads on hatpin, a knitting needle, or a fine wire, and dry several days. They shrink in dry ing. To polish, rub the beads with a cloth which has been dippjed in sweet oil. String with steel or gilt beads be tween the colored" ones. Pure white beads alternated with gilt heads are pretty. - o 0 ODDS AND ENDS If silver spoons have become stain ed by egg rub them with table salt. Bread will keep better in a wooden box than in tin. Keep butter in stone or glass jars with tight-fitting covers. Miss Marie Jenney Howe claims that women'want to be human, not merely emotional feminine creatures. The London County Council spent $100,000 during the last quarter in providing meals for children. It's easier for a rich man to go through the eye of a needle than for a Jobless man to get Into a New York church. q 0 Woman's Longenecker League will hold political tea at 509 E. 43d sty March 25, 3 5 p. m.