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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Across the Editor's Desk

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Across the Editor's Desk

WITH the coming of a new year we have thoughts that we may write a new story, a new chapter of achievement, upon the white pages of life's book.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: It's News to Me!

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It's News to Me!

After dinner, and the table cleared. Nick has been enjoying his favorite hobby-- locating on a map strange places in the day's news. At the moment, tho, serious scouting aside, he's pointing out to our bachelor guest the swellest little spot for adventure on the globe.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: What is This Style Called MODERN?

Pages: 9, 10, 11, 32, 33

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What is This Style Called MODERN?

LOOK at an airplane circling over us. Examine the majestic curves of a modern steel bridge. Watch a fast yacht with sails spread to a spanking breeze. Study the supremely simple lines of a well-planned office building. Cast your eyes down a line of generators in a power station.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: He Said She Wasn't

Pages: 13, 36, 37

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He Said She Wasn't "on Her Toes"

LUCILLE STEVENS was puzzled. Yes, and a little mad, too. It was that speaker at the club. She had managed to come out with a nice balance on the food budget last month, a nice job of managementshe knew it to be.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Tuck the Family in Snug

Pages: 14, 15, 41, 42

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Tuck the Family in Snug

WERE you ever lucky at bridge --lucky enough, that is, to walk up to a table laden with prizes and see outstanding a colorful box of sheets and pillow cases-- a rolled-up blanket, wrapped round in satin ribbon, and tied with a wide bow? Enticing, weren't they, and chosen first!

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Look What He Made of Them!

Pages: 16, 17

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Look What He Made of Them!

TODAY, more than ever before, those in search of homes are turning to the alteration or remodeling of old ones which have been neglected or even hopelessly abandoned by their owners. With effort and planning, many such derelicts have been transformed into delightful, up-to-date homes for expenditures amazingly low.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: The Diary of a Plain Dirt Gardener

Pages: 18, 47

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The Diary of a Plain Dirt Gardener

Well, the editor says he thinks you folks can stand this DOAPDG for another year. So here goes.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Again This Year

Page: 18

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Again This Year

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Too Late to Learn? Tut! Tut!

Pages: 19, 30, 31

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Too Late to Learn? Tut! Tut!

"THIS NRA may give us a planned economy, but it gives me a feeling as tho I had been knocked in the head..." Now, Dad, it's the old school of hit-or-miss business that's brought us into this mess. Doctor Bryson says..."

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Pebbles Lure Winter Rainbows

Pages: 20, 38

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Pebbles Lure Winter Rainbows

IT WAS just my luck, of course, that I had slipped those three gorgeous lemon-meringue pies into the oven the very second before I heard the postman at the door. Pies and company dinner were forgotten as I tore off the wrapper of the bulb catalog!

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: From Catalogland

Pages: 21, 46

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From Catalogland

HOW many Junior Gardeners and counselors have wished with me on wintry days that they could fly to a sunny land of gardens and flowers?

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: What! Can This Really Be the BATHROOM?

Pages: 22, 23, 42, 43

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What! Can This Really Be the BATHROOM?

NINE years ago Gladys Denny Shultz began writing about child care and training for Better Homes & Gardens. In that time her own little brown-eyed girl, then just a toddler, has become quite grown up (Eleanor is now 10) and Peter, blond and good- natured, is 4 years old this month.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: 51 Hours a Week

Pages: 24, 40

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51 Hours a Week

IF I HAD the time, I'd do it," says father. If he had time he would do the little tasks about the house. He'd shellac the floors, fix the screens, and thaw the water pipes.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Dependable Recipes

Page: 26

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Dependable Recipes

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: What Is This Style Called MODERN?

Page: 34

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What Is This Style Called MODERN?

Modern design is thus democratic. When furniture so designed gets into mass production, we can all buy better furniture at less cost. When we learn how to design and build homes on the new principle, more of us can afford to live in a comfortable and adequate home. In a broad sense, when designers have learned to aim at utility and convenience rather than at form and decoration in and for themselves, we can expect the product to fit better the demands of present-day living.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Codfish Discover America

Page: 36

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Codfish Discover America

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Guns of the Mountain-laurel

Page: 39

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Guns of the Mountain-laurel

LET'S look into one of the flowers of a mountain-laurel to see how the pollen guns work. Each of the ten stamens in a flower is bent over backwards like a spring and the knob-like anther is inserted in a little pocket in the petal, as you can see in the photograph below.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: 30 Men Cook Their Favorite Foods

Page: 40

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30 Men Cook Their Favorite Foods

YEARS before Washington made his memorable night crossing of the Delaware and Betsy Ross sewed the stars and stripes into a flag--

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Our Better Homes & Gardens Babies

Page: 44

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Our Better Homes & Gardens Babies

Just as I write this, a letter comes from Mrs. Canterbury with a snapshot of Mary, and announcing the birth of a boy.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Patterns from Museum Rugs

Page: 45

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Patterns from Museum Rugs

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Boys and Girls Have Fun

Page: 46

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Boys and Girls Have Fun

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1934 Magazine Article: Along the Garden Path

Page: 48

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Along the Garden Path

WHEN I visit with my personal friends they often say, "Now, really, what do you do to keep busy? I should think that it would take only a few minutes to request people to write stories for Better Homes & Gardens each month. And I suppose most of the stories you use are submitted without being requested."

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