What a Housekeeper Knows About Cleaning That You Don't
These Old-World tips, from the book Mind Your Manors
, will solve your 21st-century housecleaning problems.
Illustration: Florie Duhau
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When removing sea-water stains from leather shoes: Dissolve a teaspoon of washing soda in two tablespoonfuls of hot milk. Apply to the stain on a cloth and wait for it to dry. Repeat, then -polish with a wax shoe polish.