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About The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923 | View Entire Issue (May 1, 1918)
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for the want, of potash and at-
ili. Underbearlne pear trees can
made to bear good fruit by this
reatment, and the dead grass around
ich trees will be dark green in
)lor and will make a heavier growth.
Tilings Worth Knowing
v A tablespoonful of turpentine
iled with your white clothes will
reatly aid the whitening process.
r The kitchen stove will be clean
id bright it it is wiped off each
lorning with a cloth moistened
Stuffed figs are made by soaking
to figs In grape juice, then split
tern and insert a mar'shmallow or
To relieve the soreness of a pain
ful soft corn, try binding it up each
light with baking soda moistened
rith a little water.
Mussed pieces of tissue paper are
excellent to clean mirrors. First rub
the mirror with a damp cloth, then
polish with the paper.
Turn a plate upside down in the
bottom of any vessel in which you
are cooking any food a long time.
The plate will prevent any possible
It is said that odors from boiling
ham, cabbage, onions, etc., may bo
prevented by putting a piece of char
coal into the kettle.
To clean enameled tubs easily
moisten a cupful of salt with tur
pentine and rub the tub with this.
Old boot tops cut into pieces of
the required size and lined make
good, thick iron holders.
If stove polish is mixed with very
strong soap suds the luster appears
To preserve flowers place a little
saltpeter in the water.
To prevent maple syrup from crys-
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No. 8769 Children's Dress Cut
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separate overblouse is sleeveless and
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talllzing, put a little cream of tarlar
with it in boiling.
Many times tho metal end onshoc
laces comes off before the lace has
wori. out. If you use tho white of
an egg usually left in tho shell after
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drying on ends of laces, you will be
able to lace your slides as easily as
when tho end was metal.
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(Dedicated to the People of the
I lovo thee, Columbia, fair land of
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Thy lakes Heaven's mirrors, thy
peaks towering bold;
Where tho palm's sunny leaves greet
the evergreen pine,
And the fruits of tho west and tho
O refuge from oppression,
Thou home of liberty;
Whose starry banner shelters
Freemen, forever freer
I love theo Columbia, for patriots
To wrest thee from tyrants that
Thy sons,bled to save, from disrup
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Thy banner of stars and thy glojy
That, still, from thy shores there
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I love thee, Columbia. In progress
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From the Lakes to the Gulf, from
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To majestic Pacific's gold-glistening
Were a foe thee to threaten, thy
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Thy sons in invincible ranks would
I love thee, Columbia, and true e'er
I'll strive for thy glory, O land of
May "Justice to all," be thy motto
"Where none shall be master, and
none shall be slave."
A nation united, as one we will
Our hearts pledged to thee, our dear
native land. Chorus.
My own, loved country, O set thou
Throughout all the world spread the
reign of thy soul!
O guide thou the nations, and bear
thou the light
To mankind still suff'ring'in bondage
That freedom and peace, with the
Prevail o'er the earth and the glory
be thine! Chorus.
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