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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: The Greatness in Ordinary People

Page: 7

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The Greatness in Ordinary People

I KNOW a man who has a real grasp on Einstein's theory of relativity, but who cannot fasten a loose doorknob. One great composer, whose harmonies stir the soul, was mentally unbalanced, and another was mean and dishonest.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: LATE TIPS ON Wartime Living

Page: 8

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LATE TIPS ON Wartime Living

Electric cords and plugs will continue to be hard to get. To save those you have turn the switch to "off" before connecting or disconnecting, grasp the plug, not the cord, to pull. Put cords away free from kinks or knots. Best idea is to hang them over two or more metal hooks.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: THE DIARY of a Plain Dirt Gardener

Pages: 10, 111, 112

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THE DIARY of a Plain Dirt Gardener

May 1 Went forth this Saturday afternoon with high hopes and careful plans. David was to cut the grass for the first time in this belated season, three weeks behind schedule. I was to finish clearing off peonies, then he was to cultivatesame with garden tractor.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Try Badminton for Fun

Page: 13

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Try Badminton for Fun

LOOKING for exercise to keep you fit? Or open-air entertainment for the family and guests now that we're all spending more time at home? Badminton's the answer.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: How to Tie a House Down

Page: 14

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How to Tie a House Down

WHEN is a door not a door? When it's still a wall and you must-- thru imagination and one window-- squint to see the garden the way you'd really like to see it.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Are You Smarter Than Most Foods Gardeners?

Pages: 16, 107, 108, 109

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Are You Smarter Than Most Foods Gardeners?

A This depends upon the season. Last summer the most dependable amateur's tomato, Firesteel, refused to be reliable and threw many green-cored fruits; but in normal years, this will produce more fruit under the conditions found in most gardens than any other. Early Baltimore, a big-crop sort the commercial men are wild about, will probably give more smooth, medium-sized fruits in good years than any other. Jubilee, a big, spectacular orange-yellow, is a perfect fruit in size and flavor if you like the color.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: DDT . . . A deadly new bug killer as potent against insects as the sulfas and penicillin are against disease

Pages: 19, 100, 101, 102, 103

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DDT . . . A deadly new bug killer as potent against insects as the sulfas and penicillin are against disease

MAYBE you saw it in the newsreels from Naples where they dusted it in people's hair and down their backs and up their pants. They flew it in from America and dusted a million and a quarter Italians in that one town and wiped out an epidemic of dreaded typhus.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Dutch Colonial Looks Ahead

Pages: 20, 21, 86

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Dutch Colonial Looks Ahead

WE-GO TRAIL has a fanciful sound. Say it to yourself a couple of times. Listen to it in your mind. Certainly a lane with a name like that is no ordinary street; you're bound to find sunshine there, fresh-blowing winds, room for trees and flowers to grow, space for yourself and the kids to stretch in. You turn down a lane like this, when you're home-site-hunting, with a lift of the imagination and a tingle of interest.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Pumpkins, Squash, Melons, Cucumbers

Pages: 22, 23, 81, 82, 83

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Pumpkins, Squash, Melons, Cucumbers

IT'S the matter of space that settles whether or not you can grow these vine crops. They're well worth your while if you can find room.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: A Duration Home WITH INEXPENSIVE CHARM

Pages: 24, 25

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A Duration Home WITH INEXPENSIVE CHARM

"TURNING these nondescript little rooms into a home has been the most fun we've ever had-- and what we don't know now about furnishing from secondhand stores you could put on the head of a pin!" So report Mr. and Mrs. Austin Farnsworth from their tiny home in Los Angeles.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: They Say It With Color in Duluth

Pages: 26, 27

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They Say It With Color in Duluth

DULUTH spells vacations, pickerel-shaped ore boats, the sound of harbor shipping, an inland port with a bridge that lifts straight up, a city that sits on a tilt between shore and a 600-foot ridge left from pre-glacial days.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Gay Window Ideas

Pages: 28, 29

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Gay Window Ideas

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Hints for Home-Fixers

Pages: 30, 31

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Hints for Home-Fixers

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: See how to grow food

Pages: 32, 33

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See how to grow food

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Good-bye, Mr. Chippendale

Pages: 34, 35, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77

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Good-bye, Mr. Chippendale

I HAVE SEEN hard-boiled Wall Street brokers and Broadway playwrights, weekending in their pseudo-farmhouses in Bucks County, go right into a schoolgirl rave over a decrepit bedpan, with a look in their eyes that shouldn't have been there for anything less than the Holy Grail.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: WANTED 5,000,000 KIDS

Pages: 36, 94, 96, 97

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WANTED 5,000,000 KIDS

DO YOU remember when almost the only jobs open to young people were a few in filling stations-- and the influential men of the community snapped up most of those for their own sons?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Cut Your Cooking Corners

Pages: 40, 41

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Cut Your Cooking Corners

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Young Mothers' Exchange

Pages: 44, 90

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Young Mothers' Exchange

"I DON'T know when I've enjoyed a feature as much as the Young Mothers' Exchange," Mrs. Roy C. Williams of New Castle, Pennsylvania sends this orchid our way. "The suggestions are so practical-- the kind you don't find any place but in talking with another young mother.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Cited for Courage

Pages: 44, 78, 80

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Cited for Courage

WHEN I asked Dorothy Reitman if I might have a photographer take the picture of herself and her baby which adorns this page, she consented upon one condition.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Clever Hanging Speeds Ironing

Page: 46

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Clever Hanging Speeds Ironing

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: We Went on a Junk Jag

Pages: 53, 54

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We Went on a Junk Jag

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Good Things From Dry Bread

Page: 57

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Good Things From Dry Bread

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Ground-Meat and Spring-Salad Winners

Page: 58

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Ground-Meat and Spring-Salad Winners

YOU'VE convinced us, girls! No one will ever invent the last ground-meat masterpiece! Your offerings in that dual Cooks' Contest we held last October, highlighting Ground-Meat Doings and Springtime Salads, were super. A luscious open-face Steak Sandwich from Mrs. John W. Collins of Dwight, Kansas, tickled the judges' palates so successfully that it landed first prize of $5 and Dish-of-the-Month honors on page 49. No patties to make or buns to spread and you can fix them way ahead, sizzle in the broiler the last minute.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: $70 for Your Merry Christmas Recipes

Page: 59

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$70 for Your Merry Christmas Recipes

You'll be popping nuts, as usual, in the kiddies' stockings next Christmas --but save plenty, too, for those good nutty foods you love at the Yuletide season and all year around. Right now, let's find them a running mate and make a contest of them. We'll call it Ways With Nuts and Christmas Breads and trade $10 for the very best recipe that's sent us, and $3 apiece for each of the 20 next most delicious.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Playing to a Full House Every Month

Page: 63

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Playing to a Full House Every Month

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Make Gourds Beautiful Dutifuls

Page: 66

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Make Gourds Beautiful Dutifuls

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Pages: 68, 69, 70

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The Man Next Door

And for the fifth meal after I get back from the wars I'd like a powerful dish of liver and onions. (Had forgotten there were such things; just saw a picture in a 4-month-old magazine.)

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: How to Bequeath $125,000

Page: 71

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How to Bequeath $125,000

A STARTLING statistic from Boston set Jimmy, a young attorney in Detroit, on a still hunt for the best educational insurance for his Jimmy. A survey made by the Dean of Boston University last July showed conclusively that during a working- life span of 40 years the average college graduate earns $125,000 more than the boy who has to go job-hunting the minute a high-school diploma is placed in his hands.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Who Is T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings?

Page: 74

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Who Is T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Every Young Mother Should Own a Better Homes & Gardens Baby Book!

Page: 80

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Every Young Mother Should Own a Better Homes & Gardens Baby Book!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Camouflage for Battered Walls

Page: 83

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Camouflage for Battered Walls

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Traditional Designs That Fit Our Times

Page: 85

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Traditional Designs That Fit Our Times

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: It Came to Life Again

Pages: 89, 96

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It Came to Life Again

WHEN a house runs down while the neighborhood doesn't, its down-at-the-heel air soon develops into the neighborhood blight.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article:

Page: 91

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" . . . and then we laughed!"

IT WAS such a small thing that happened at dinner and left us aghast at ourselves!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Make These Pretties

Page: 93

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Make These Pretties

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: An Envelope for Tojo

Page: 96

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An Envelope for Tojo

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Year-'Round

Pages: 98, 113

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Year-'Round "Garden Lazy Room"

"KNOW what I want? A 'lazy room' right off the garden-- or rather, smack in the garden, but in the house, too!"

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Coming Next Month

Page: 100

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Coming Next Month

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Article

Page: 103

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: May Outdoor Gardening Guide

Pages: 104, 106

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May Outdoor Gardening Guide

MAY is, to many of us, the high point in the gardening calendar. Flowers are plentiful and almost every type of seed and plant can be started in May. The main vegetables go in this month.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: Planning to Remodel?

Page: 113

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Planning to Remodel?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1944 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to Me!

Page: 114

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It's NEWS to Me!

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