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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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8B The Mountain Messenqer, Thursday, May 3, 1990 ,q Stock # 288 me. payment DA :eive A Toyota (1 Per Customer Please) It% APE Omath= \ \ r Monday April 30 - Saturday, May 5 mo. payment WXCF will Watch for the overhead Balloon $1,ooo down prrw,t 12% APE 60 eeeth,= By ANDREA GAINER WVU Extension Agent, Home Economics Greenbrier county Usir~g a fabric softener doesn't have to be risky. You can geI all the benefits without those stares . . d you use fabric softeners correctly. Don't avoid the problem by scratching fabric softeners off your !aundly tist. The benefits of fabric softeners are well established: they mrpart softness and/or fluffiness to washable fabrics, they decrease static cling, make fabrics feel smooth, impart a pleasing flagrance, reduce drying time, reduce wrm kting, and make ironing easier. When improperly used, however, this laundry aid can stain fabrics. Such stains can generally be re- moved. But by following some basic procedures, you can prevent the stains from recurring. Fabric softener stains can occu,, m the washer or dryer. Those from washer-added softeners have a blue or g~ay color, and they often took and feel greasy. Stains from dlyer- added softeners appear as color- less, oity spots. Fortunately, both types are rarely permanent. You can remove tiTem by simply wetting the stained area 'and rubbing it with bar soap. Rinse the fabric and launder. Check to be sure that the stain is removed and, if it is not, repeat the procedure before dryer drying. (The heat of the dryer may set the stain.) Fabric softener stains generally are caused by product misuse. Since products differ, it is important to know the types, and how to use ~act7 co~rect!y t.iqcid products ~d,.ted to ti~e wasb, er in the final rinse. However, a fev addec; during the was~7 cycle. softenero m sheet or are used m a dryer. [o av,~d problems, never ~mse-added softener to cycle with a detergent or any dry addit;ve. Staining occur cause the products react A rirTse-added sott used ot~',y in lhe rinse cycle, si;ould be used alone, pouring u kJted fabric softener directly fabric can cause stains su!ts, diiute the softener with cup water. But be careful. :uted, softener will be dis properly. Overloading a dryer can staining because the fabric cannot tumble freely. ConVe too sr'nali a load can create stares. Add several bath small loads Stains also can occur when softener is added after the started or when too high a ring is used for synthetic or nent press fabrics. Protect your ctothing by using your fabric rectly. Taking a littie extra tit read directions and follOW iaundering procedures vwll time, headaches, and moneY. TODAY'S CHUCKLE: Many ares with a BA and MA on their PA and MA. The Mountain Messenger is now r THURSDAY The McCulloch Roadrunner'" String Trimmer comes assembled (except for the debris shield] and set; to go! Tough 21.2cc gas engine Primer carburetor Electronic ignition for easy starts 44" flex shaft * 17" cutting swath and semi-automatic head 422 EDGAR AVE. RONCEVERTE, W.VA. 647-5353 Now Offering A Subscription Plan* In Conjunction With Fund Raising April 15th- June 1st. Serving Lewisb,rg, Fairlea, Ronceverte, Organ Cave, Caldwell, Richlands and close Fort Springs, A lta and Maxwelton since * THIS PLAN IS FOR EMERGENCIES Other Insurance Carriers Will Be Billed There Will Be No Charge To You COST OF JOINING- $20.00 Per Individual (*For One Full Year) (" In The Same Home) $50.00 Per Family COST FOR NON SUBSCRIBERS EMERGENCY Loading Fee - $200.00 Mileage - $3.00 per mile A LOCAL INSURANCE MAN STATES: "It's a great deal; my company couldn't do it for tea times the money." HELP US TO SERVE YOU BETTER: JOIN AND / OR DONATE FAIRLEA VOLUNTEER AMBULANCI Box 776, Fairlea, WV 24902 645-2252