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  2. THE HOME CIRCLE

    Behold we know not anything I can but trust that good shall fall At last, far off, at last to all, And every winter change to spring. ...

    Article : 246 words
  3. COTTON VOILES.

    The pretty gowns and blouses made from cotton voile seem to lose their crispness after washing, looking not half so fresh and pretty. If, after they are washed and ...

    Article : 64 words
  4. DRYING LAMP CHIMNEYS.

    Here is a hint which will prove most useful when washing lamp chimneys. Wash and rinse them in hot water and stand at the back of the gas tore on a wire ...

    Article : 48 words
  5. SOME USEFUL RECIPES.

    Tea Cakes.—Take 1lb. of flour, 1oz. of sugar, 1oz. of butter, three teaspoonful of baking powder, 6oz. of milk, 6oz. of water. Rub the butter and baking powder ...

    Article : 474 words
  6. STIFFENING CHIFFON.

    For chiffons and thin laces that do not require starch, add three tablespoonfuls of sugar to the hand basin rinsing water and they will regain their original ...

    Article : 42 words
  7. MARVELLOUS NEW ANTISEPTIC.

    The long-sought-for ideal antiseptic which would destroy the septic agents in wounds without damaging the tissues would appear to have been discovered by Dr. ...

    Article : 247 words
  8. WASHING KNIVES.

    In washing knives, the water should only be allowed to touch the blades, as it is apt to loosen the handles if they are dipped into it. A cure for this is to have ...

    Article : 74 words
  9. LACE CURTAINS.

    Starch rote lace curtains, and should not be used when getting them up. They can be stiffened with gum [?]rabic. Dissolve one ounce in half a pint of boiling ...

    Article : 53 words
  10. ECONOMISING IN GAS.

    When lighting gas, strike the match before turning on the gas. This saves more waste than can be imagined. A small, yet great saving can be effected ...

    Article : 68 words
  11. THE MODERN GIRL.

    The woman of to-day is undoubtedly less credulous than were the women of a generation or two ago The modern girl rarely takes in earnest the fickle ...

    Article : 144 words
  12. TO ECONOMISE SOAP.

    Soap should be stored some time before being used, to get the best value out of it, but as everybody cannot afford to get laid quantities the following hint will ...

    Article : 105 words
  13. HOARDING IS BAD ECONOMY.

    Secret hoards of money lose their power of earning interest, and profit nobody, and the same applies to goods and chattels. The cast-off clothes stored away ...

    Article : 151 words
  14. "A BLOOMING CRUET."

    A New Zealand private, writing from a hospital ill Cairo to his brother, tells a good story of an incident which, he says, occurred in his ward. A hero of ...

    Article : 128 words
  15. SNIPER'S BAG OF 27 GERMANS

    How an English sniper "bagged" 27 Germans in one morning is told by Lance. Corporal Coop, of the Sherwood Foresters, in a letter from Belgium to his father ...

    Article : 144 words
  16. USEFUL HOME IDEAS.

    If a gloss is desired on linen add a teaspoonful of salt to the starch when making. To keep lemons fresh, place them in a jar of water which must be changed every ...

    Article : 302 words
  17. FOR A FEW MINUTES ONLY.

    In advising a busy woman whose nerves and brain are over tired to take even the briefest of naps after her midday meal, a doctor nearly always suggests the ...

    Article : 219 words
  18. Advertising

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    Advertising : 225 words
  19. LITTLE THINGS THAT COUNT.

    "You would be astonished," said a West Erd dressmaker, "to see how great a difference little details make between one customer and another. For instance, one ...

    Article : 187 words
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