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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Peace and the World of Tomorrow

Page: 7

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Peace and the World of Tomorrow

SINCE Japan surrendered, we have been endeavoring to adjust ourselves to a strange and pleasant new world. What sort of world is it to be? Are we to be deceived again by a well-named "Armistice Day," or is there this time substantial reason to hope that lasting peace has come? Are we now pausing merely to await the maturity of a new generation of young men to be sent to battle, or may we safely train our children for a lifetime of industry, of thought, and of service?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Booby Traps to Avoid When You Build or Remodel

Pages: 8, 114, 115, 116, 117

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Booby Traps to Avoid When You Build or Remodel

BUILDING a house is like getting married. No man, once he has committed himself to 20 years with a mortgage or mate, likes to admit he has made a mistake

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: From Old Lumber and Imagination

Pages: 10, 12

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From Old Lumber and Imagination

MOST square old houses are pretty sad sights, architecturally. The best thing about them and it's really a strong point in their favor is that they're usually solid and sensible in structure and Planning.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: What You Need Where Yon Need It When You Need It

Pages: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

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What You Need Where Yon Need It When You Need It

MUCH has been done in the past 15 years to improve allover kitchen convenience, to multiply its uses, to make it a glamour room. The fact remains that too many homemakers still hesitate to bake at home because "baking's too much trouble," regard with distaste the routines of everyday kitchen jobs.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT Flowering Shrubs

Pages: 24, 25, 111, 112

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT Flowering Shrubs

SHRUBS are all-important to the small place. They give that desirable look and feel of permanence to plantings without taking up all the space that trees require. Actually, shrubs are small trees, trees that start their branches right at the ground. But they can be handled easily and kept the size you want them without butchery.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Make These Gifts

Pages: 26, 27, 89

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Make These Gifts

TURN out these delightful Christmas gifts in your own Mrs. Santa shop. They're quick, easy, and fun to make. Your family and friends will be pleased as Punch to receive them.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Here's an Idea!

Pages: 28, 29

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Here's an Idea!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: What to Look For in the Furniture You Buy

Pages: 30, 31

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What to Look For in the Furniture You Buy

DON'T buy a chair or sofa-- especially an upholstered one-- around three o'clock in the afternoon.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: A Home for Beginners

Pages: 32, 80, 81

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A Home for Beginners

WHEN Milton V. Bergstedt, St. Paul architect and builder, designed this house for his family, he was after a clean-cut house that wouldn't cost too much to let him have peace of mind after he moved in.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Cut Hours to Minutes With Pressure Cooking

Pages: 36, 37

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Cut Hours to Minutes With Pressure Cooking

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Hang Your Curtains Right

Pages: 38, 39

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Hang Your Curtains Right

WHEN you curtain windows in your home you're investing dollars and likely a sizable amount of time as well. Both time and dollars are too scarce to waste these days. So right along with planning and measuring for those good-looking draperies and glass curtains, plan also for their hanging-- and do the job right.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Keep Toilet Training Happy

Pages: 40, 54, 55

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Keep Toilet Training Happy

THERE'S this to be said about toilet training. Altho, of all the new patterns a baby, must learn it's one of the slowest to acquire and hard on Mother's patience, it's also one in which you are sure of ultimate victory.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Invisible Mending's the Trick!

Pages: 49, 67

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Invisible Mending's the Trick!

OF COURSE it's in your very best dress, and right where it shows the most! Moth holes-- most holes, in fact-- are like that! And your favorite suit's no good at all, once it starts wearing thin at the elbows.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: She Decorates With Paper

Page: 50

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She Decorates With Paper

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Slight Touch of Genius

Page: 53

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Slight Touch of Genius

MY AUNT Tabitha was a woman who knew instinctively how to give her cookery a subtle but unmistakable touch of the dramatic-- some surprise ingredient or other that was tantalizing, often mystifying, but always satisfying. This made her reputation as a cook a trifle more than local.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Make It Yourself

Page: 55

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Make It Yourself

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Ten Ways to Relax

Pages: 59, 67, 68

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Ten Ways to Relax

WHAT with nerves having a bad time these days, it's easy to see that we should relax. But how? Are there specifics, like pills, that we can take at odd moments when the need is urgent?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Pages: 60, 112

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The Man Next Door

Solemn thought on observing the sedate life of European pubs, cafes, and bierstuben: Liquor seems to be the greatest problem in the lands where they have the most laws about it.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: How to Make Upholstery Come Clean

Pages: 63, 74

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How to Make Upholstery Come Clean

YOUR upholstered furniture, like so many things today, is practically irreplaceable. Those lovely fabrics must last, and last So care for them tenderly-- systematically-- and their new-looking freshness will reward your efforts.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Your Flowers Tell on You

Page: 70

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Your Flowers Tell on You

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Jewels Hang in the Shrubbery

Pages: 76, 77, 107

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Jewels Hang in the Shrubbery

"WHAT are the best berries you know?" someone asked me recently. What he wanted was berries all over the place-- flowering shrubs, yes, but only if they had attractive fruits.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Let's Play

Pages: 78, 79, 110

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Let's Play "Hide and Keep"

IT'S amazing how things can disappear in our home. We're sure no psychologist could explain the packrat impulse that siezes our children now and then. All we know is that candy, cake, pencils, adhesive tape, nails, cheese, string, and the freshest copy of any popular magazine simply disappear, like snow before the sun.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: How to Store Fresh Vegetables at Home

Pages: 82, 86

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How to Store Fresh Vegetables at Home

YOU'LL find fresh storage of vegetables is quicker, cheaper, and easier than other preservation methods. Vegetables successfully stored at home are dry beans and peas, beets, cabbage, carrots, celeriac. horse-radish, kohlrabi, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pumpkins, rutabagas, salsify, squash, turnips, popcorn, and various herbs.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: For a lot That's Shallow but Wide

Pages: 84, 85

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For a lot That's Shallow but Wide

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Kitchen Sidelight

Page: 88

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Kitchen Sidelight

"IT'S high time," we said, "that the woman who uses the kitchen should have more to say about what goes into it, and where." So our Foods and Equipment staff, one hundred percent feminine, took over, pooled peeves, bright ideas, experience, and considerable overtime, and came out with the kitchen ideas featured in this issue.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Short Cuts to Home Repair

Pages: 90, 91, 110

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Short Cuts to Home Repair

Home-Iaid hardwood floors can be smooth if you'll use an automobile jack as shown. Nail a block of wood to the old floor as a brace for the foot of the jack. Lay a short length of flooring between the jack and each new piece to be nailed in place.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: October Gardening Guide

Pages: 92, 94

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October Gardening Guide

OCTOBER is a grand planting month, especially for trees and shrubs. Begin planting as soon as frost has ripened the leaves to a point where they fall easily at a slight touch.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: The Diary of a Plain Dirt Gardener

Pages: 96, 97, 98, 99, 100

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The Diary of a Plain Dirt Gardener

Oct.1 Nothing exciting in these immediate parts today but among things noted are leaves beginning to turn into oriental rugs, sweet corn on the cob was on the menu for this Sunday dinner and color pix of a new rose were taken this p.m.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Two-Way Snack Bar

Page: 101

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Two-Way Snack Bar

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Dye Those Tired Slipcovers

Pages: 102, 103, 114

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Dye Those Tired Slipcovers

HOW would you like some handsome new slipcovers and lovely, bright draperies for considerably less than a dollar? You can have them, no kidding, if you'll turn in your old ones-- turn them into the dye kettle!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Charm for Your Glass Door

Page: 104

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Charm for Your Glass Door

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: An Alcove's What You Make It

Page: 104

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An Alcove's What You Make It

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Young Mothers' Exchange

Pages: 106, 107

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Young Mothers' Exchange

"MY HUSBAND wrote from overseas that he was proud because I had an item in the Young Mothers' Exchange," says Mrs. J. G. Balle.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Along the Garden Path

Pages: 108, 109

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Along the Garden Path

I painted 5-inch flower pots green, filled them with sand, and "planted" each with a long-needle pine branch left over from Christmas, set each pot over a nail outside on my window sills. The rows of potted "trees" have made lovely decorations.-- Grace A. Ropes, Newark, New Jersey.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Old Damask Linen Put to Use

Page: 113

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Old Damask Linen Put to Use

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1945 Magazine Article: Where Will You Put Your Sink?

Page: 114

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Where Will You Put Your Sink?

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