Powder for Cleaning Gloves

I

White bole or pipe

clay........... 60.0 parts

Orris root (powdered) ......... 30.0 parts

Powdered grain

soap........... 7.5 parts

Powdered borax... 15 .0 parts Ammonium chloride............ 2.5 parts

Mix the above ingredients. Moisten the gloves with a damp cloth, rub on the powder, and brush off after drying.

II

Four pounds powdered pipe clay, 2 pounds powdered white soap, 1 ounce 7

lemon oil, thoroughly rubbed together. To use, make powder into a thin cream with water and rub on the gloves while on the hands. This is a cheaply produced compound, and does its work effectually.

Soaps and Pastes for Cleaning Gloves

I

Soft soap.......... 1 ounce

Water............. 4 ounces

Oil of lemon....... 0.5 drachm

Precipitated chalk, a sufficient quantity.

Dissolve the soap in the water, add the oil, and make* into a stiff paste with a sufficient quantity of chalk.

II

White hard soap.... 1 part

Talcum........... 1 part

Water............. 4 parts

Shave the soap into ribbons, dissolve in the water by the aid of heat, and incorporate the talcum.

III

Curd soap....... 1 av. ounce

Water........... 4 fluidounces

Oil of lemon..... 0.5 fluidrachm

French chalk, a sufficient quantity. Shred the soap and melt it in the water by heat, add the oil of lemon, and make into a stiff paste with French chalk.

IV

White castile soap,

old and dry...... 15 parts

Water............. 15 parts

Solution of chlorinated soda........ 16 parts

Ammonia water. ... 1 part Cut or shave up the soap, add the water, and heat on the water bath to a smooth paste. Remove, let cool, and add the other ingredients and mix thoroughly.

V

Castile soap, white,

old, and dry..... 100 parts

Water............ 75 parts

Tincture of quillaia 10 parts Ether, sulphuric. . . 10 parts Ammonia water,

FF............. 5 parts

Benzine, deodorized 75 parts Melt the soap, previously finely shaved, in the water, bring to a boil and remove from the fire. Let cool down, then add the other ingredients, incorporating them thoroughly. This should be put up in collapsible tubes or tightly closed metallic boxes. This is also useful for clothing.

Liquid Cloth and Glove Cleaner

Gasoline............ 1 gallon

Chloroform......... 1 ounce

Carbon disulphide. .. 1 ounce

Essential oil almond.. 5 drops

Oil bergamot........ 1 drachm

Oil cloves........... 5 drops

Mix. To be applied with a sponge or soft cloth.