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INSECTS IN BIRD CAGES.

TO WASH COLOURED EMBROIDERY.

TO KEEP PLANTS FRESH.

SWEETS FOR THE CHILDREN.

A STATE-TRUST.

USE SALT FREELY.

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USE SALT FREELY. Rinse your mouth with a little salt in cold water before breakfast. It will keep your teeth in good condition. Put damp salt on burns: it will kill the pain. Dry salt and a brush will take dust off velvet, plush, and heavy embroidery that cannot be washed. In making fruit pies, if they boil over, sprinkle some salt in the oven and it will not smell. When making starch put a pinch of salt in; it will keep the irons from slicking. A little salt under your tongue will stop your nose from bleeding. TREATMENT OF SPOTS AND STAINS. Stains should always be treated at once. Paint must be instantly wiped off. Oeaso on wood. stone, or carpet may be eonrealed by throwing cold water over it before it has had time to pene- trate. Spots on coloured material should not be rubbed, but dabbed over and over again till they disappear. Rubbing roughens the surface and leaves a white mark. The following is an old-fashioned recipe for taking irotinionlds out of linen: Take sorrel, bruise it well in a mortar, squeeze it through a cloth, bottle it and keep it for use. T;>o a little of the above juice in a silver or tin ¡;:H1CCYlIl. and boil it over a lamp. As it boils dip in the ironmould; do not rub it, but. only sjiiooro it. As soon as the ironmould is out, throw it into cold water. Ink marks can be removed with salts of lemon, but this shou'd not be used, for coloured articles. Lemon juice is very often effectlv.: also. To take ink stains from lir.cn, soak them in milk and set aside until the milk turns SOLI: This has the eff»ct of d. IV jng out the stains. After the- milk has curdled for rub the spots and they will become very faint, and may then be washed out in wwter. A not he'- plan is to drop melted tallow on th" spots, and then to wash the article. The ink and the grease will come out together. Fruit stains may be removed from 1'nen by rubbing with kerosene and then we'iing in soapy water, while scorch marks will often dis- appear after being washed a few times and being exposed to the rays of the sun. Mildew stains may be removed by first damp- ing and soaking them, and then rubklng with powdered chalk. The article should then be placed in the sun for a few days. and the spots kept wet and covered with the chalk.

PINEAPPLE JELLY.

EGGS A LA ROSA.

SARDINES A LA ROTATE.

PRUNE JELLY.

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SUNDAY SERVICES AT PRESTATYN.

SEVENTH DAY ADVENTISTS.

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RAILWAY TIME TABLE FOR JANUARY.

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