Useful Things to Know No. 17

Useful Things to Know No. 17

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Things Useful to Know, From Good Housekeeping published in 1892.

  • A new, soft paint-brush is a good thing to dust carved furniture with, as the bristles will penetrate the deepest crevices.
  • Undressed kid gloves may be cleansed by washing them in naphtha. Wash on the hands and hang them out in the air to dry.
  • To rid one’s self of a mole, try to remove it by tying around it white silk thread. It is claimed that the mole will drop off in a few days.
  • To keep the hair from falling out, use a tonic for the scalp, composed of three parts brandy to one of castor oil, and rub it into the scalp thoroughly with the fingers.

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