The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 9, Issue 6 (September 1, 1934)
Simple Household Hints
Simple Household Hints.
Place a lump of sugar in the teapot you are putting away. It will prevent a giving-off of a mouldy smell and taste when you use it again.
A lump of sugar dissolved in liquid stove polish will give the metal a brilliant and lasting polish, with about half the labour usually necessary.