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Care of Oil Silk Curtains Constant But Simple, Easy
Soap should be rinsed from oil silk shower curtains after each use. To launder, spread curtain on flat surface and sponge lightly with mild lukewarm suds, Rinse carefully and dry on a large flat surface or hang on rod so that folds do not touch. Handle carefully. 1942
To Remove Mildew
Fresh mildew can usually be removed from linens by rubbing with warm soap suds on a small cloth brush or sponge. Rinse out in cold water. Mildew is a growth and very hard to remove if it is old. Always carefully inspect dampened clothes to see if any signs of the growth have appeared and if they have, remove at once. If dampened clothing is rolled up for ironing and the ironing has to be postponed, shake out the articles to dry to prevent mildew.
Use That Machine
Roll out your disabled sewing machine and draft it for duty. Restored to new life, sewing machines can help remodel, repair and mend clothing and household fabrics.
SURVEY OF THE DECADES - RETRO-SPECTIVE:
The Housewife And Housekeeping 1940s
OAKITE - The white goods bargains you're buying today. Need OAKITE to wash'em and keep'em that way. The gentle grease dissolving cleaner.
Note the sailor suit...the country is at war and everything reflects that...
It seems that there was a preoccupation with suds and bubbles... and towards the late 1940s soap went out with the bath water in favor of NEW AND IMPROVED products that were promising, among other things, to improve our housewife's life as a whole!
Vel cuts dishwashing time in half! Dishes, glassware gleam without wiping!
Here's how Vel, the great, new soapless suds made by Colgate-Palmolive-Peet, saves you work and time:
MILDER TO HANDS THAN ANY PRODUCT MADE FOR WASHING DISHES AND
Change to DUZ for ALL 3 KINDS of War-time Wash!
It's Procter & Gamble's Big Soap Discovery!
Got some work-clothes or play-clothes in your wartime wash? And less time than ever to do them? You need a new kind of soap to speed you through! You need DUZ!
War-time washes are extra dirty, too! Men folk on the production line . . . dirt from Victory gardens from factory chimneys it all adds up to trouble for you. Yes, you want a new kind of soap to do the job today a soap that gets dirty towels really white and cleans grimy overalls easy. That's DUZ. . . YOUR SOAP FOR EVERYTHING.
Yet In war-time your clothes must last and last Remember you can trust even bright washable prints and pretty rayon undies to those fluffy DUZ suds! Yes this amazing new kind of soap gets clothes as white as any soap made, yet it's safer than any of the other 4 leading granulated soaps definitely safer for colors, for your hands.
No cloud of "sneezy dust". In DUZ it's amazingly sneeze-free. Be thrifty buy the Giant size. One big red box does everything in an average wash for weeks! September 16, 1942
Do You Do Windows?
1943 - CLEAREX Cleans
Just Spray It On-
The New Maytag Washer (Of 1947)
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