FOR HOUSEHOLD AND FARM Household Hints Double boilers are as good for custards as for cereals. To take the shine off a serge skirt sponge with hot vinegar. Add a little salt to white of egg to make it beat stiff for frosting. If dipped in cold water when done hard boiled eggs will peel easier, A whisper will disturb a sleeper more than ordinary conversation. Rubbing brown sugar over a ham before boiling gives an improved flavor. Vinegar added to boiling water prevents eggs being poached from breaking. Tea stains may be removed from linen by rubbing with glycerine before washing. If lemons are warmed before squeezing about twice as much juice may be obtained. When eggs are scarce a tablespoonful of corn starch makes a good substitute for one egg. To prevent clothes freezing to clothesline wipe wire with a cloth dipped in strong salt water. To prevent a lamp smoking soak the wick in strong vinegar and dry it well before using. Stains may be quickly removed from steel knives by rubbing with a piece of raw potato dipped in brick dust. Left over biscuits may be freshened lay sprinkling with water and putting in a pan in a hot oven for a few minutes. If a ham is plunged from boiling water right into cold water the fat will harden white and firm and be a good color. To keep cheese moist and good wrap in a piece of muslin wet with vinegar. It will keep fresh and not taste of the vinegar. Camphorated oil well rubbed in will often remove white spots left on the dining room table where hot dishes have been set. Medium sized vegetables of all kinds are to be preferred to either the largest or the smallest, being more juicy and better flavored. Glassware will look brighter and clearer if washed in cold water, or if necessary to use warm water, wrinse in cold water before drying. If cakes stick in tin when turned over place a cloth dipped in cold water over bottom of tin and around sides and they should fall out in a few minutes. Tea and coffee stains may "be removed by first soaking in cold water, then holding over a dish and pouring boiling water through the cloth. Hold the kettle high to give the water force. ¦HP FOR COUGHS COLDS CROUP WHDOPIKG COUGH HOARSENESS BRONCHITIS SORE THROAT INFLUENZA Chamber!ain*s Cough Remedy This preparation has been on the market for fifty years and is easily the largest selling cough remedy in the world today. It is a prompt and effectual remedy for coughs and colds, and is held in the same high regard in Africa, in Australia and in India as it is in North America. It differs from the usual run of cough medicines in that it does not dry up the cold, but loosens the cough, relieves the lungs, opens the secretions and assists nature to restore the system to a healthy condition. If a cold is kept loose it does not result in pneumonia. Another important reason for its great popularity is that it is absolutely free from narcotics or dangerous drugs of any kind, and can be given to a delicate child as confidently as to an adult. It is about the only cough remedy on the market that can be relied on in case of croup, that dreaded children's disease. If given as soon as the child becomes hoarse, or even after the rough cough appears, it will ward off the attack. Three Good Reasons A young Toronto mother recently stated that she was prejudiced against the use of patent medicines, but always kept a bottle of Chamber Iain's Cough Remedy in thB house. Her reasons for this were: FirstThe entire freedom from narcotics renders it a safe and harmless mixture for young children as well as for the aged. SecondIt is palatable to the taste, and can be given without fear of deranging the most sensa-tive stomach. ThirdIn cases of stubborn bronchitis, accompanied by a cough, it gives relief almost immediately, and allows one to enjoy an undisturbed nights rest. Better spend the small amount a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy would cost you right now than run the risk of a cold developing into pneumonia.