Aluin or vinegar is good to set colora, red, green or yellow. Save your suds for tho garden and plants, or to harden yards when sandy. A hot shovel held over varnished furniture will take out spots. A bit of glue dissolved in skim milk and water will restore old rusty crape. Ribbons of au y kind should be washed in cold suds and not rinsed. If flal-irons are rough, rub them well with s'ilt, and it will make them smooth. If y ou are buying a carpet for durability choose small figures. A bit of soap rubbed on the hinges of doors will prevent them from creaking. Scotch snuff, if put in the holes whero crickets run out will destroy them. Green should be the prevailing color for bed hangings and window drapery.