The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 6 (October 1, 1927)
Use wooden spoons in the kitchen. They will not scratch the bottom of pans and the handles do not retain the heat.
To keep silk dresses from slipping off the hangers, wrap two or three rubber bands around the ends of the hangers.
Save all old linen and white material, tear into squares and keep a clean pile in the medicine chest. Then, whenever a member of the family has a severe cold, they can be used and burned.
A few drops of vinegar on the live coals of the fire will remove all cooking odour from the kitchen.