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Household Hints.

Salt fish of any kind is quickest and best freshed by soaking m sour milk. Fish may be scaled much easier by dipping into boiling water about a minute. In watering plants,-put;i teaspooHful of ammonia into the water once a week. Ripe tomatoes will remove ink stains from white cloth, and also from the hand*. A toaspoonful of turpentine boiled with white clothes will aid the whitening process. Boiled starch is much improved by the addition of a little salt or dissolved gum arabic. To attempt hard work or close study within an hour after eating invites derangements of the digestive organs. So called unhealthful occupations can be made less so by properly understandina; and practising the laws of breathing. Sedentary employments are less favourable to health than active ones, but a good posture can do much to help m this matter. Clear boiling water will remove tea stains and many fruit stains. Place a bowl under the fabric where the stain is and pour the boiling water through.

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Household Hints., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2509, 4 September 1890

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Household Hints. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2509, 4 September 1890

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