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

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Across the Editor's Desk

TOM THOMPSON has been editor of the Howard Courant, a Kansas newspaper, for more than 50 years, and is known to every newspaperman in the state, being held in high regard for his wholesome philosophy of life. Here is something he wrote recently:

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: Indian Pipes of Peace

Page: 7

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Indian Pipes of Peace

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: The Diary

Pages: 8, 38

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The Diary

July 1 Now, when I am in my right mind and fair state of health, I always hoe at the peonies and iris before breakfast this time of year.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: IT'S News TO ME!

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IT'S News TO ME!

"Here," said Nick, coming in the other day with an armload of most of our phlox, calendula, and marigolds. "Stick these in your vase, too."

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: Cues FOR Garden Care

Pages: 13, 62

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Cues FOR Garden Care

SUMMERTIME in the old-fashioned garden! Lazy bygone days when it seemed that one could while away hours in the cooling shade of a colorful, sweet-scented garden-- a place to dream-- to relax in sheer contentment, amid the alluring handiwork of Nature.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: Let's Eat Out--Menus and Helps for Preparing Summertime Food

Pages: 14, 58

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Let's Eat Out--Menus and Helps for Preparing Summertime Food

A simple meal eaten in the summer coolness of porch or terrace tastes better than a banquet in a hot stuffy dining-room. Take a tip from Helen McNab Simmons, whose story appears on the opposite page, and eat in the coolest, pleasantest place you can find.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: Comfort! These Summer Days

Pages: 15, 58, 59

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Comfort! These Summer Days

"IN SUMMER," the mother of two energetic youngsters remarked when we were chatting recently about vacation plans, "we usually spend two weeks at the lakes, with week-end motor trips now and then. And in between, in our own home, we manage a program of home decoration, table arrangement, and summer-menu planning that makes home jolly and comfortable these hot days.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: TRAGEDY and TREASURE OF CHAVEZ CREEK

Pages: 16, 17, 32

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TRAGEDY and TREASURE OF CHAVEZ CREEK

CHAVEZ was not much of a creek for size, but Chavez, baptized with blood in the eerie hush of a prairie night, had a background of romance and mystery. A spring-fed trickle thru a grassy swale, the diminutive stream had not been honored with a name until the murder of one Jose Chavez gave rise to such a necessity.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: Cool as a Cucumber

Pages: 18, 19, 30

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Cool as a Cucumber

FROM time immemorial man has cut wood, built fires, shoveled coal, and carried out ashes in an effort to keep warm in winter.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: Easy Ascent and Beauty or a Back-breaking Nuisance

Pages: 20, 21, 46, 47

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Easy Ascent and Beauty or a Back-breaking Nuisance

AN ARCHITECT friend of mine has a little old cottage in Connecticut, for week-ends. The stair has risers 9ΒΌ inches high and treads 7 inches broad! The owner says he doesn't mind the stair. His guest frankly say they do. Certain it is, he doesn't design stairs like this in the houses he builds; if he did, just once, he'd never get another job.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: On a Tennessee Hillside

Pages: 22, 52, 53

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On a Tennessee Hillside

HERE is a simple garden fashioned as a theater with terraced balconies, a grassy stage, a pool to mirror the dancers and reflect the flower lights, stage wings of blossoming shrubs and protecting evergreens, and with an orchestra of birds that join joyously with the violins that are often heard there.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: Tricks The Florist Whispered To Me

Pages: 23, 34

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Tricks The Florist Whispered To Me

I STOPPED on my way to the florist's to see Marie because I thought it would be just about time for her to be bathing the baby. And sure enough, Marie was just finishing the administration of a drink of water that had him filled to the rim, for he was bubbling it from his mischievous lips as tho he couldn't hold another drop.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: First Aid for Ailing Plants

Pages: 24, 54, 55

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First Aid for Ailing Plants

HOW much more fun gardening would be if only it were not for the bugs! But cheer up! There's much good news in store for you. Valuable new improvements for chemical warfare against pests of all kinds have been introduced.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article:

Pages: 25, 48, 49

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"Let Me Do It!"

THE last time Peter reported in these pages he was a toddler, a mere baby, in fact. Now he has reached the ripe age of 4, and it is time for him to retire, so far as this intimate record in Better Homes & Gardens is concerned.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: AMONG Ourselves

Page: 26

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AMONG Ourselves

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: One Match and 500 YEARS

Pages: 28, 50, 51

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One Match and 500 YEARS

TO A PALACE beautiful in the cool north woods-- that's where Pan is taking all our Aces of the Green Triangle this month.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: The New Picnic Technique

Page: 33

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The New Picnic Technique

LET'S have a picnic next weekend. Let's make it the grandest outdoor meal of all-- a feast that will cause a clamor for an encore.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article:

Page: 35

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"When he's bigger, you don't know what these snapshots will mean"

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: How Much Do You Know

Pages: 36, 60, 61

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How Much Do You Know

DR. E. V. McCOLLUM, of the Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, in this special statement prepared for Better Homes & Gardens says:

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: TEST YOURSELF!

Pages: 36, 61

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TEST YOURSELF!

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: ADVERTISING

Page: 39

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ADVERTISING

WE guarantee that your money will be returned or that satisfactory adjustment will be made if you purchase any article advertised in this issue of Better Homes & Gardens and it is not as represented in the advertisement. The complaint, investigation of which will be instituted promptly, must be submitted to us within one year after the advertisement appears.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: An Ancient Sport for Summer Fun

Page: 40

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An Ancient Sport for Summer Fun

GARDEN archery is so ancient that no one knows when it first began. Roman emperors, sultans, satraps, and pharos all had private ranges or butts, both for their own use and for the members of their families as well. Surely then as today they were aped by the commoners, with good reason indeed, for archery is as interesting as it is attractive in appearance.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: Name The Place!

Page: 52

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Name The Place!

HAVING long felt a need for an appropriate name for a log cabin, and desiring one that combined a musical sound with a meaning which adequately expressed the atmosphere of the place, I at last fell upon the vocabularies of the languages of the American Aborigines.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: Loans Without Red Tape

Page: 53

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Loans Without Red Tape

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: The Old Oaken Bucket Comes Back

Page: 56

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The Old Oaken Bucket Comes Back

A WEATHER-BEATEN old well like this, with windlass and bucket, half-hidden in the shrubbery at the far end of your yard or garden is picturesque and very easily built.

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article: Suggest you see at the Century of Progress

Page: 59

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Suggest you see at the Century of Progress

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Better Homes & Gardens July 1934 Magazine Article:

Page: 63

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"Singing Insects"

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

Page: 64

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Along the Garden Path

WHEREVER we travel we leave our hearts at home. I have been visiting Georgia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania gardens and now I have returned home to my own garden. I agree with Mrs. Calder Willingham, of Rome, Georgia, who writes me:

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