I

Sodium nitrate...... 7 grains

Diluted sulphuric acid 15 grains

Water.............. 1 ounce

Let the mixture stand a day or two before using. Apply to the spot with a sponge, and rinse the goods with plenty of water.

II

An excellent medium for the removal of aniline stains, which are often very stubborn, has been found to be liquid opodeldoc. After its use the stains are said to disappear at once and entirely.

Cleansing Fluids

A spot remover is made as follows:

I

Saponine.........         7 parts

Water............ 130 parts

Alcohol.......... 70 parts

Benzine.......... 1,788 parts

Oil mirbane......         5 parts

II

Benzene (benzol).. 89 parts

Ascetic ether...... 10 parts

Pear oil..........         1 part

This yields an effective grease eradicator, of an agreeable odor.

III

To Remove Stains of Sulphate of copper, or of salts of mercury, silver, or gold from the hands, etc., wash them first with a dilute solution either of ammonia, iodide, bromide, or cyanide of potassium, and then with plenty of water; if the stains are old ones they should first be rubbed with the strongest acetic acid and then treated as above.