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* Rust stains can be removed from white linen by rubbing the part well with lemon juice, covering with dry salt and rubbing again. Do this until the stain is nearly removed, then boil. – Laurel Recipe Book & Household Guide
* Ink stains can be removed from linen by covering with freshly mixed mustard. Should be left an hour and then sponged out. – Laurel Recipe Book & Household Guide
* Tea towels can be kept an excellent color by putting the rind of a lemon in the water in which you wash them.
* When you are knitting, place the ball of wool in a cup and run the wool through the handle. This will keep the ball in place. Your kitten might be disappointed! – Laurel Recipe Book & Household Guide