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

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Across the Editor's Desk

A CERTAIN home has won national distinction because of its architectural beauty and general attractiveness. But there must be some indefinable charm about it that escaped even the judges. Or we might say that this charm was realized by them in a subsconscious way, and could not be translated into words.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: THE CHALLENGE

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THE CHALLENGE

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

Pages: 8, 48

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The Diary of a Plain Dirt Gardener

June Now comes the glory monthiris still here, peonies coming into their fullness, and roses at the door. To get ready for it, I worked hard and fast this day-- mowed the lawn, hoed, then packed my grip.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: IT'S news TO ME!

Page: 10

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IT'S news TO ME!

For parties, picnics, and church dinners a foods manufacturer offers free tested recipes that tell the amounts of ingredients needed to make dishes in a quantity serving 21, 48, or who's coming! There's coffee-- that's important-- and such good foods as meat loaf, salads, and hot breads.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: When I Helped Bob and Betty PLAN their Rose Garden

Pages: 13, 14, 15, 74, 75

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When I Helped Bob and Betty PLAN their Rose Garden

WHEN I met Betty downtown one day last June she told me that their roses were turning out to be one of the high delights which she and Bob had dreamed about for months.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Cottages in the Country

Pages: 18, 19, 80, 81

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Cottages in the Country

MOST of us, I think, are conscious of the need of a little cottage tucked away somewhere within fifty or a hundred miles or so of town, a place to which we could pick up and go on week-ends.

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

Page: 84

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Along the Garden Path

Do YOU know the beautiful true story about Elizabeth, queen of the little kingdom of Thuringia, who was so charitable and kind to her people that she was canonized St. Elizabeth? I have found it among my clippings.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: I HAVE Daylilies Blooming 100 Days

Pages: 20, 21, 66, 67, 68

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I HAVE Daylilies Blooming 100 Days

DO YOU want plants so full of the zest for living that they need no staking, spraying, or fussing over?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article:

Pages: 22, 63

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"Here's My Idea of a Room"

I'VE been dreaming about "My Idea of a Room" for ages, and the nice thing is that when my sister gets married this June I'm to have our room all to mvself!

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article:

Pages: 23, 64

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"Here's Mine"

EvERY so often someone describes the boy's room-- what it should be like and what it should contain. My idea of a perfect boy's room differs slightly. Mothers should take heed and not pester us with their desires to put up fancy window sets and other feminine frills.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: The ONE with the Net and the ONE with the Sword

Pages: 24, 25, 62, 63

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The ONE with the Net and the ONE with the Sword

HE other day in my garden I watched the working out of a vendetta between two specially ordained enemies a vendetta which has been going on relentlessly for countless centuries.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: How to Photograph Your Garden Flowers

Pages: 26, 27, 42

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How to Photograph Your Garden Flowers

A CHICKADEE clinging upside-down on a flower stalk gets a view of my garden that I will never have. So does a hummingbird; imagine being suspended in mid-air in front of a deep-throated columbine almost as big as yourself. And there's Senor Bullfrog sitting on a lily pad and solemnly blinking at a waterlily, like some fat old connoisseur in a museum.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: 3RD PRIZE CLASS 1

Pages: 28, 29

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3RD PRIZE CLASS 1

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Deep IN THE Forest

Pages: 32, 53

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Deep IN THE Forest

TOOTLE-OOT, ACES." The Pipes of Pan lead us to a real adventure. What is he saying?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article:

Pages: 35, 72, 73, 74

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"Come on out and Play"

NINE months to study books; three months to learn the things not in books.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Downright Delicious!

Pages: 36, 70, 71

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Downright Delicious!

DESSERT is ready and it's ice cream!" Such a statement is greeted with cheers in the households I know about because undoubtedly ice cream is a favorite summertime dessert.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: A Snip Here and a Nip There

Pages: 38, 58, 59

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A Snip Here and a Nip There

GOOD habits in plants can be produced with a little work. You can have willful, spoiled plants or plants trained to meet your ideal of graceful form and with more profuse bloom. A snip here and a nip there will usually correct their habits. As the twig is cut so will the tree grow.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Removing Guesswork From the Art of Cookery

Page: 40

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Removing Guesswork From the Art of Cookery

HAVE you sent your favorite recipe to us for endorsement by our Tasting-Test Kitchen? Thousands of you-- women, and men, too-- have done that and have received Certificates of Endorsement.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: It's Blossomtime

Page: 45

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It's Blossomtime

THE hostess for the afternoon, gowned as Mistress Mary of the old nursery rhyme, Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Will JUNE Bring Roses to Your Garden?

Page: 46

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Will JUNE Bring Roses to Your Garden?

THE Better Homes & Gardens Home Service Bureau has prepared three excellent leaflets to help you with roses. The first, B-G-38, "An Expert Tells You About Roses for Your Garden," was written by Dr. J. Horace McFarland, editor of "The American Rose Annual," and for many years president of the American Rose Society. He condenses rose culture in this leaflet to a few helpful but success-giving hints.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Coming in the JULY

Page: 57

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Coming in the JULY

HOW to care for your garden in July? Henry L. Merkel tells you in his story "Cues for Garden Care When July Wilts Your Pep."

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Symbol of Welcome

Page: 59

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Symbol of Welcome

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Kin to an Orchid

Page: 65

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Kin to an Orchid

A SPANISH sailing vessel, so the story goes, bound west from Central America on its way to the Orient some thousand odd years ago, was shipwrecked on the Island of Hawaii, and the Captain and his blonde sister and a few Portuguese pineapples were the sole survivors.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Strawberry Shortcake

Page: 69

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Strawberry Shortcake

HaMLIN GARLAND was the first person to debunk the beautifully idyllic stories of rural America and to write honestly and realistically of life as it was really lived. His "Daughter of the Middle Border," written in 1921, won the Pulitzer prize for biographical fiction.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: How They're Pronounced

Page: 75

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How They're Pronounced

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Aluminum Riddle of the Ages

Page: 76

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Aluminum Riddle of the Ages

POTS and pans of bright aluminum-- light weight, heating five times as fast as iron or steel, and easy to keep clean-- do you know from where the metal they're made of comes?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: The Stories of More Prize Winners!

Page: 77

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The Stories of More Prize Winners!

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: We Turned to the Brook and Said

Page: 77

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We Turned to the Brook and Said "Yes!"

THE house itself was mediocre: some good points, lots of bad ones, and entirely too small for our needs.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: The Stories of More Prize Winners

Page: 78

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The Stories of More Prize Winners

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Our House Looked Cramped

Pages: 78, 79

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Our House Looked Cramped

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: We Had Home Fever

Page: 79

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We Had Home Fever

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Cool Curtainings For Summer

Pages: 82, 83

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Cool Curtainings For Summer

The summer urge in curtaining is for some airy, cottony material that flutters in the slightest breeze-- with color that suggests coolness! How refreshing we find dark brown with white, chartreuse, and Chicago-blue (that particular yellow called chartreuse thus combined with the brilliant blue used in building-exteriors at the Century of Progress last year).

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1934 Magazine Article: Confessions of a Good Cook

Page: 82

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Confessions of a Good Cook

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