Deadly Cleaning Method's
Barry County Missouri Odds N Ends
Lets call this one.... Deadly Cleaning
Source: "How to Cook" by Marion Holmes published 1880
Submitted by Lowell <Lowvan@aol.com>
Recipe for Cleaning Clothes -- mix and shake well -- for one gallon
Choloroform - 2 oz.
Aqua Ammonia - 2 oz.
Pure Alcohol - 4 oz.
Sulph Ether - 1 1/2 oz.
Tinct Canthardides - 1 1/4 oz.
Pulv. Borax - 1/2 dram
Gasoline 74 proof - 1 gallon
Use a dry sponge for cleaning.
Note: The members of the MoBarry mailing
list guarantee that if you try this... it will either explode, the
fumes will knock you out, or when ironing your clean items they and you
will burst into flames.
DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME!!
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