House­hold hints from 90 years ago

Country Life Every Week - - Town & Country Notebook -

A pre­ven­tive against mis­use of poi­sons To avoid un­for­tu­nate hap­pen­ings, all bot­tles con­tain­ing any­thing poi­sonous should be marked and it is an ex­cel­lent plan to tie round the neck a small bell (such as is put round a cat’s neck), so that when reach­ing for a bot­tle in the dark or in a hurry, the bell tin­kles and de­notes dan­ger. From ‘500 House­hold Hints by 500 Housewives’, pub­lished by Coun­try Life in 1926. We can­not vouch for the ac­cu­racy

of any ad­vice given

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