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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: ...and when we came to this spot we lingered, for each of us was moved by different emotions.

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...and when we came to this spot we lingered, for each of us was moved by different emotions.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: ALONG THE GARDEN PATH

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ALONG THE GARDEN PATH

THERE are many lovely secrets told in the thirty days of June. There are the secrets you learn at evening when you sit and watch the dusk enfold your flowers. Then you have leisure to ponder some of the mysteries of growth. The fragrances come like pleasant messages. The night-flying insects, some with a glow of light and others with satiny white wings, glide among the flowers and seem to increase the quietness and peace of our gardens.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: The Despairing Rose

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The Despairing Rose

A.N OLD-FASHIONED Rose of a hundred leaves stood in a garden. It was unnoticed because its color was faded. Daily it reared its head higher that it might be seen, but the gardener passed it by, always choosing its clear pink neighbor or its deep red friend, the Damask.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: Diary of a Modern Eve

Pages: 10, 82, 83

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Diary of a Modern Eve

June 3. "Now, all those things out there in your garden --you don't have to do a thing to them, do you?" asked a house-to-house peddler of floor polish this morning.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: What to Do in June

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What to Do in June

BY THIS time the bulk of preparation and planting is done from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: Tips for Two-Weeks Vacationists

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Tips for Two-Weeks Vacationists

FOUR out of five of us are "two-weeks vacationists." Fifty weeks in a row we labor at the old tread-mill, dreaming all the while or the fourteen days in which we may, fancy free, go where we want to go, do what we want to do.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: Build, Rebuild, or Buy Now

Pages: 14, 104, 105

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Build, Rebuild, or Buy Now

This is the best possible time to build, buy, or rebuild a home. The business trend shows the wisdom of this course, as will be pointed out. And in such times as these we all realize more than ever the importance of the home as a place of refuge from worries, a center of spiritual comfort, and, in short, the finest product of our civilization.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: A Little English, A Little French, but ALL AMERICAN I

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A Little English, A Little French, but ALL AMERICAN I

AVERY well-planned small home which shares many details of both the English and French cottages is this home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Cunningham, of South Pasadena, California, designed by Robert H. Ains-Worth, architect, of Pasadena.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: How to be A SUCCESSFUL IN-LAW

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How to be A SUCCESSFUL IN-LAW

ONE of the great facts about marriage, and of family life in general, is the fact that when John Smith and Joanna Brown take each other for better they sometimes have to take each other for worse. Apparently they can't marry each other and let it go at that. They must marry, by indirection, each other's parents and brothers and sisters.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: Hummingbirds, Rollicking Fairies of the Garden

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Hummingbirds, Rollicking Fairies of the Garden

I HAVE always loved hummingbirds. They tell me that when I was a youngster in a baby carriage, a Hummer came and stole nectar from a bouquet of flowers lying on my coverlid. Perhaps my interest started there.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: A Better Gardened Home and How It Grew

Pages: 18, 19, 79

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A Better Gardened Home and How It Grew

THREE eventful years have passed since we purchased our home years of planning and planting, with some struggles, but at last we have triumphed by making a garden which has received nation-wide recognition. It was a new house and new ground, with the lot lines on each side marked with hedges of shrubs which very plainly showed the lack of care.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: JGC OF AMERICA

Pages: 20, 110, 111

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JGC OF AMERICA

Good news for every boy and girl in the whole United States! It is easy for you to become a member of the Junior Garden Clubs of America.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: The Eyes of Your Home

Pages: 22, 23, 96, 97, 98

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The Eyes of Your Home

THINK of your own home without windows-- how blind it would be! Were it not for windows our eyes could not travel beyond the surrounding walls of our homes, into the world of changing beauty.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: Anne Hathaway's Garden

Pages: 24, 86, 87

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Anne Hathaway's Garden

It IS convenient to lodge at the old Coach-and-Horses Inn at Stratford- on-Avon because it is directly across the street from Will Shakespeare's house, and we may follow that harumscarum lad down the old path he took across the fields to Shottery to see his sweetheart, Anne Hathaway.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: Furnishing the California House

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Furnishing the California House

That which makes California such a splendid place in which to live and work, that much-used word "climate," affects both the architecture and the furnishing of the homes in this favored section of the country.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: The Outdoor Joy in Books

Pages: 26, 77, 78

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The Outdoor Joy in Books

IT IS really hard work to be sitting at a desk writing about the books I have been browsing thru this past month, for the siren tune they keep piping is "Over the hills and far away," or at least "Come on away outdoors and play."

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: If You Want a Formal Garden

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If You Want a Formal Garden

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: SHELVES and the New Wood Edging

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SHELVES and the New Wood Edging

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: A Larger House to Begin With

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A Larger House to Begin With

"I NEVER saw a purple cow," the line that helped to make Gelett Burgess, the poet, famous, might, with equal truth, have been, "I never saw a house without a lot on which to place it." And yet we see plans of houses, plans of houses, plans of houses, and read learned or frivolous articles about their merits and charms, and still that all-important part the lot-- without which the house cannot exist, is mentioned only in passing.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: On the Warpath Against the Insects

Pages: 32, 108

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On the Warpath Against the Insects

ALTHO spraying with various chemicals plays a large and, in a measure, satisfactory part in ridding our gardens of unwelcome insect pests, we should not overlook the value of deep digging and clean cultivation. It is by such old-fashioned methods that the spread of many insect infestations is most easily controlled.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: SHADES That Give Correct Lighting Effects

Pages: 33, 70, 71

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SHADES That Give Correct Lighting Effects

BEFORE telling you how to make lamp shades, let us consider for a moment the lights in your house and in mine. Perhaps you may pause as you begin and look at your lights. Maybe you will discover (as I did) that some of them are out of style in both appearance and adequate illumination.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: The Cloth House Keeps Out Pests

Pages: 34, 88

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The Cloth House Keeps Out Pests

COLONIAL gardens, grandmother's garden, wildflower, water, and rock gardens are types of gardens familiar to all readers of Better Homes and Gardens. All have read of flower boxes and dish gardens for those unfortunates who have no patch of earth in which to dig and plant.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: These Make Summer Housekeeping Easier

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These Make Summer Housekeeping Easier

ONCE in a while I decide that all of the interesting things, all the useful types of household equipment have been thought of, and that from now on progress will consist of the improvement or these types. Then I find something embodying a startlingly new idea.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: Such Fun and Such Music!

Pages: 39, 92, 93

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Such Fun and Such Music!

THESE have been exciting times in the Bicycle Club too exciting to even take time off to write down our affairs, for we have all turned musicians.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: Oriental Fruits for Your Garden

Pages: 40, 64

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Oriental Fruits for Your Garden

"AMONG men the samurai (two sword warrior), among flowers the zakura (cherry)," is a familiar saying which well expresses the patriotic pride with which the brilliant and flashy flowering cherry is regarded in Japan. One of the national poets has conveyed the sentiment of cherry- blossom time in the following translated lines:

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: Handy Helps the Vacationist Can Easily Make

Pages: 42, 72

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Handy Helps the Vacationist Can Easily Make

DURING the summer and fall months the automobile is the average family's most used conveyance when making pleasure trips. But it is not very comfortable for the occupants of the back seat to ride with luggage and provisions piled underfoot and about them, and the appearance of the car is not improved by several suitcases and bags roped to the running boards and fenders.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: A Hobby Club for Summer

Pages: 46, 99

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A Hobby Club for Summer

Each of us, child or adult, needs a hobby. On a hobby one may labor unceasingly and find in that labor only relaxation, since it is the thing one chooses to do. For children a hobby not only provides an outlet for their boundless energy, but it will often direct this energy toward some natural ability that in adult life may be used as a serious work.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: The Question Before the House

Pages: 50, 102, 103

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The Question Before the House

THE two pictures on this page show a bathroom in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Donovan, Chicago, before and after modernizing.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: You Can Have a Good Lawn With Partial Shade

Pages: 52, 84, 85

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You Can Have a Good Lawn With Partial Shade

ONE may have good trees and a beautiful lawn at the same time if trees are so located as to cast their shadows over the lawn for no more than half the day, permitting sunlight to reach it the other half. This is a combination of conditions which may be achieved on a lot running north and south, with trees restricted to either edge so that they shade the lawn only in the morning if located along the east edge and give afternoon shade if on the west edge.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: When It's Blossomtime in

Pages: 56, 109

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When It's Blossomtime in "Cherry City"

THE spirit of friendliness born of a garden is due greatly to the fact that to appreciate fully the beauty surrounding us we must share it with others.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: THE LURE OF FRUIT AND FLOWER

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THE LURE OF FRUIT AND FLOWER

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: WE RECOMMEND

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WE RECOMMEND

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: Tips for the Handy Man

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Tips for the Handy Man

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: The Children's Pleasure Chest

Pages: 100, 101

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The Children's Pleasure Chest

OVER the greenest hilltop, across the reddest clover meadow, on the edge of the bluest pool, lived Tom Tom Turtle. How long he had resided there no one knew, but it was very evident he was very much at home when Babette and Jerry spied him one summer-sweet morning as they passed by on their way to the picnic grounds.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1931 Magazine Article: ACROSS THE EDITOR'S DESK

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ACROSS THE EDITOR'S DESK

In DISCUSSING the fact that two Nebraska women were named among the great women of America, the Lincoln (Nebraska) Sunday Star recently published a full-page article mentioning a few other Nebraska women who might well have been named. Among them is Hazel Gertrude Kinscella. We are glad to pass this information on to you, because it shows that a prophet may have honor in her own country and because Miss Kinscella is a frequent contributor to Better Homes and Gardens.

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