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IF YOU TAKE ALL OF YOUR POTATO PEELINGS AND PUT THEM IN THE FIRE-
PLACE AND BURN THEM WITH YOUR FIRE, YOU WILL NEVER HAVE ANY CREOSOTE
BUILD-UP, AND YOU WILL NEVER NEED YOUR CHIMNEY SWEPT.

Submitter comment: SHE SWEARS THAT THIS IS TRUE, AND SHOWED ME HER CHIMNEY FLUE, WHICH
HASN'T BEEN CLEANED IN FIVE YEARS TO PROVE IT. THE FLUE WAS CLEAN
AS A WHISTLE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Ortonville

James Callow Keyword(s): CREOSOTE ; FIREPLACE

Subject headings: Favorites
BELIEF -- Home

Date learned: 00001930S CA.

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