recycling shoulder pads and other hints

From the Illustrated Sydney News of 12 January 1876 on why one shouldn’t send one’s domestic servants to shop for food at the market.  The article continues here with advice on selecting the freshest of meat and poultry cuts.

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Need a reason to rub your hands through a bowl of oats?  Western Mail 29 June 1945.handy hints 2

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Last but not least from Worker (Brisbane) 22 June 1953 – from fashion to the kitchen.  New uses for old shoulder pads.