CHEWING GUM: To remove chewing gum: Rub stain with ice, or put garment in plastic bag and freeze. Scrape or rub hardened gum out of cloth.
EGG: Sponge with cold water. If stain remains, sprinkle with pepsin powder. Let stand for 30 minutes, then rinse.
Grass: If material is washable, work detergent into stain and rinse. If stain remains, use hydrogen peroxide or chlorine bleach. On washable fabrics, sponge with alcohol, if it is safe for the material.
Oil, Paint and Varnish: Treat quickly. If material is washable, remove fresh stains by washing with plenty of soap. If the stain has dried, soften it first by rubbing it in petroleum jelly.
Dyes and Running Colors: If washable, soak material in cold water for several hours. Wash in heavy suds, then dry in sun. Bleaches can be effective on some white fabrics.
Mildew: Treat while spots are fresh. Wash thoroughly and dry in sun. Or moisten stain with lemon juice and salt and place in sun.
Greasy Stains: If washable, rub detergent into the stain. Then rinse with warm water. If stain persists, try carb