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Lemon juice mixed with brick-dust is unequalled for cleaning brass ornaments. Oiltd paper to tie over pots : Brush sheets of paper over with boiled oil and suspend them until dry upon a line. Wnen starching linen, if a small piece of soda is put in the starch, it will prevent the iron from sticking to the article and will give a gloss. Try wrapping Jain roly-poly pudding's in gre a sed paper instead of a cloth for steaming, and they will turn out easily without breaking. To keep flies from picture-frames boil two or three onions in a pint of water ; then with a soft brush go over the frames of the pictures and chimney-glasses. The flies will not aligh]£ on the articles washed with this solution. A veteran housekeeper says that washing lamp chimneys is a waste of time. Just hold them over the steam from a boiling te a kettle, then rub them over with a dry newspaper folded up into a wad, and lastly with a soft cloth, and they will be all that can be desired.

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HOUSEHOLD HINTS., Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 45, 5 January 1907

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HOUSEHOLD HINTS. Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 45, 5 January 1907

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