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SATURDAY SECRETS – Bug Exterminators – transcribed from an 1874 newspaper

Bug extermination was the responsibility of all households in 1874 BUG EXTERMINATORS Hot alum water is a recent suggestion as an insecticide. It will…

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PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – Our ancestors knew how to recycle, even how to recycle popcorn – Have you ever tried any of these?

Here are some interesting recycling tips from the past: "Do not throw away that old popcorn. If you can't make it pop, put it…