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HOUSEHOLD HINTS.

The odour of onions may be removed from the hands by rubbing them with celery. . —ooo— Cake.-One cup of sugar, half a cup of butter, half a cup of cold water, one and a half cups of sifted flour, the yolk of four eggs, tw'o teaspoonfuls of baking powder. -OOO^ A Strengthening Hairwash.-Takc one ounce of tincture of cantharides, one ounce and a half of olivo oil, one ounce of rosemary. Shake nil well, together, and apply to the scalp with a small piece of sponge once or twice a week.

Damp Walis.-Make a varnish of one part of shellac to two parts of impllia, and cover the damp part thoroughly with it. The varnish has a disagreeable smell, but .it soon passes off, and the walls covered with a coating become perfectly impervious to damp. The wall may be papered, or treated in any way when once the varnish is dry..

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HOUSEHOLD HINTS., North Otago Times, 5 May 1904, Supplement

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HOUSEHOLD HINTS. North Otago Times, 5 May 1904, Supplement

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