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Cockroaches and Water-Bugs

A solution of one pound of alum to three pints of water should be poured into all the cracks. Insect-powder and borax are also effective. Absolute cleanliness and freedom from dampness are necessary, if the house is to be kept free from cockroaches.

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Household Science in Rural Schools (1918).


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