If the beaten eggs are mixed with milk that is slightly warm when making custards the custard cus-tard will not be watery. To remove fresh fruit stains from table linen, stretch the stained part over a bowl and pour boiling water over it. If washable curtains become rusted on the rods during damp weather, dampen the rust spots and cover them with a thin coating of salts of lemon. Let stand until the stains disappear. When baking candied sweet potatoes po-tatoes turn them frequently to permit per-mit even browning. A damp cloth placed around a head of lettuce will keep it fresh and crisp. Leather - covered chairs that have become sticky should be cleansed with a cloth moistened in gasoline, benzine, or alcohol. Then apply olive oil, let stand 48 hours and wipe thoroughly with cheesecloth. Mildewed leather can be restored by application of petroleum ointment.