Image from page 136 of "Strawbridge & Clothier's quarterly" (1882)
Authors: Strawbridge & Clothier
Publisher: [Philadelphia : The Company]
Contributing Library: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library
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the heels and toes; so that theywill not become set. In this way the kidor leather will be kept smooth, and theshoes preserve their fresh, new appearancelonger than otherwise. Change stockings from foot to foot, sothat the same stocking will be worn alter-nately on the right and left foot; they willthen last longer, and need less mending. Secure the ball or jet ornament loosenedfrom a comb by heating the little brass rodor screw at the lamp or gas, and then pressor screw it, while hot, into the hole fromwhich it dropped. White Lisle thread gloves are better thanlead-color for everyday wear; for whilethey soil more easily, they can be washedperfectly clean; whereas, it is difficult towash the lead color without streaking thefingers. Wash gloves upon the hands, rub-bing every finger separately, and usingplenty of soap. Rinse in clean water, whilestill on the hands. Dry in the sun, andinstead of ironing, pull them out, and thenstretch and shape them on the hands. M. ^ * ^ STRAIGHTENERS.
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The shoulder-braces shown in the illus-tration have been well named straighteners;as their constant use will correct theunsightly and unhealthy stoop, that so manyof our young girls acquire from too closeattention to study. These braces are madeof jean, taken double. Each part is madeseparately, and the parts are afterwardsjoined. No whalebones are used on anypart of these braces. S. B. 134 STRAWBRIDGE & CLOTHIERS QUARTERLY.
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