First exercise great care that no food ia allowed to remain therein until spoiled. It v?ül taiiitevery otherarticle of food placed beside it. Nearly every one has at some time experienced the uupleasant taste of butter, milk, etc., which has been kept in a refrigerator along -with decayed vegetables aud spoiled meat. Likewise eee tbat the ice itself is well covered by a clean piece of flannel, vehich should be rinsed and wrong out every time a fresh piece of ice is pot in, and iu very hot weatber place a newspaper coveriug over all. Remove everything from the refrigerator and v?ash the shelves every day and be very careful that milk particularly is not allowed to spill over the ice or becoine sour in any part of the chest, as this is the most important causo of bad odors.