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To Impart a Gloss to shirts and Collars.

To one tablespoonful of starch put one of cold water; beat very smooth, and add another tablespoonful of water. Then pour on boiling water until it becomes the consistency required. Add a little melted white gum (about the size of a pea before melted,) and a few shreds of white, wax. This will give the article a clear, glossy appearance.

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