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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: DDT HANDLE WITH CARE

Pages: 10, 101

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DDT HANDLE WITH CARE

"DDT? Sure we got it," the drug clerk said. "Dollar fifty a quart. Or do you want the powder to mix your own?"

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Living Monuments In Our War Dead

Page: 12

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Living Monuments In Our War Dead

STRANGELY enough monuments to wars and to warriors carry with them a peculiarly peaceful atmosphere. The sculptured soldier seems content forever to face the east in an attitude of parade rest, while the soft lawn of the courthouse park stretches widely at his feet. It is as tho the men memorialized were brooding quietly over the scene, happy in the stillness of their graves; their work done, and the toil and pain ended.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: A B C's of Decorating

Pages: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

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A B C's of Decorating

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Remodels a Living Room

Page: 21

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Remodels a Living Room

THERE'S little excuse, these days, for a living room like the one at right. No one with a sense of proportion wants to live hours before a fireplace so overlarge for the wall it dominates, so dark and heavily manteled. No one who likes colors wants such monotonous walls and dark woodwork. No one who demands utility and freedom from cubical confinement could stand the lack of storage space or the staring, regular windows.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Success With Your House Plants

Pages: 24, 25

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Success With Your House Plants

DON'T feed your house plants tea or coffee, or massage them with castor oil. Success does not come that way.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Little House Turned to the Sun

Pages: 26, 27, 28, 106, 107

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Little House Turned to the Sun

"THE living room's this way," says your hostess, and leads you away from the front door, straight to the back of the house! That's your first surprise when you call on Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Berg in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. A second comes even before you've walked the brief length of the hall. How can a house that appears so tiny and compact outside unfold inside to such unpredictable roominess?

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: What Can Sports Teach Your Child?

Pages: 29, 109, 110, 111

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What Can Sports Teach Your Child?

I DON'T say that Mother, Father, Junior, and Sis must get together for 15 minutes of push-ups before their morning bowl of grainies. But I do say that the family ought to take part in sports together and that Junior and Sis ought to be exposed to athletics at an early age.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Do You Want One Story Or Two?

Pages: 30, 31

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Do You Want One Story Or Two?

HlGH house or low house, which will you have? When the time arrives to build that new home, the choice will be yours. Perhaps you have made up your mind rock-firm already. Or maybe you're just waiting to be shown.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Four Needs Fitted to a T

Page: 32

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Four Needs Fitted to a T

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

Pages: 38, 39

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Where Will You Put Your Sink?

WHO, with fresh ideas for placing the sink appearing on every hand, is going to settle for less in her own new kitchen? Not you! Not, at least, until you have examined all the angles, practical as well as esthetic. As the source of water, the sink participates in almost every kitchen job. Hence, central location, equally accessible to other equipment, other parts of the room, is essential to a succesfull allover kitchen plan.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: A Born Sucker

Page: 40

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A Born Sucker

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to Me!

Page: 42

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It's NEWS to Me!

Burnproof cover for your ironing board is made of asbestos fabric, originally developed for military fire-fighting suits. The fabric won't burn, tho it may discolor slightly if you leave a hot iron on it for several minutes. This discoloration won't shorten the cover's life.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: What--No Bedrooms?

Page: 50

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What--No Bedrooms?

WE HAVE no bedrooms in our home. Junior sleeps in his den-- or did before the war. Grandmother sleeps in her sitting room. My husband sleeps in what he and his friends have dubbed the "gun room." And I sleep in the study. All our beds are comfortable studio couches, and all except Grandmother's open up into double or twin beds when we have guests.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: How to Re--Date a Sink

Page: 53

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How to Re--Date a Sink

IN THE kitchen of many a house there's a sink and window combination that can be fitted out with a modern counter arrangement as sleek and compact as the one you see here.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Enjoy Underwater Gardens at Home

Pages: 55, 56

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Enjoy Underwater Gardens at Home

YOU can enjoy underwater scenery without a glass-bottomed boat. Inexpensive aquariums bring the flash and color of underwater gardens right into your own home.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Anemones to You?

Page: 57

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Anemones to You?

FLOWERS are like people; some you're charmed with on sight without ever knowing their names. And the best-loved ones are like favorite children in the way they acquire pet names. That's the way it is with the winter-hardy, spring-blooming members of the big flower family of anemones.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Don't Gyp Yourself

Page: 59

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Don't Gyp Yourself

NOBODY loves inflation. The present upward spiral of property values and building costs is a source of concern for contractors, realtors, government agencies, and manufacturers alike, as well as for you, the consumer.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: PUT YOUR Radiators TO WORK

Page: 60

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PUT YOUR Radiators TO WORK

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Label Your Old Treasures

Page: 61

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Label Your Old Treasures

DID your dolphin candlesticks belong to Great-Aunt Mary? Are you sure? And those lovely black tole snuffers with the painted floral decoration. Did she use them on the candles she burned in these same sticks?

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Hints for the Handy Man

Page: 62

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Hints for the Handy Man

Basement drains can be kept free of lint from the washing machine by straining the water, as it drains from the washer, thru an ordinary fine sieve.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: How to Clean Your Lamp Shades

Pages: 64, 88

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How to Clean Your Lamp Shades

DON'T let your lamp shades look like sad, neglected orphans! Clean them and dust them as regularly as you do your furniture-- their fresh- looking beauty will reward your efforts!

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: What to Look For in Sinks

Pages: 67, 88

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What to Look For in Sinks

Flat Rim Sinks-- basin only, no drainboard, designed for installation in a continuous counter top, with flat rims that fit down into the counter for a neat watertight seal. In these types:

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Make Miniatures

Page: 70

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Make Miniatures

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: MAKE THESE FOR Little Sister's Christmas

Page: 81

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MAKE THESE FOR Little Sister's Christmas

LITTLE girls love aprons, especially if their utility value is well disguised by such gay colors and noveity designs as distinguish each of the five shown here. You, too, will love them, when you see how easy they are to make, even to the realistic mop and broom on the apron in the center of the photograph. You can duplicate the Heart Apron at the lower left in a bigger size for Mother, and make your gift a double feature. Or make the very special little girl on your list all three of the threesome shown center to right, all cut from the same simple basic pattern.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: THE DIARY of a Plain Dirt Gardener

Pages: 82, 84, 85

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THE DIARY of a Plain Dirt Gardener

After many chores of a busy day, to a meeting of our men's rose club. It was color- picture night. Each member was to bring 10 color slides of his roses or other flowers. Bless my soul if Ezra Anstaett didn't almost start a riot when he threw on the screen pictures of a plate of sweet corn ears and of a monstrous tomato.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Forget the Sun!

Pages: 87, 92

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Forget the Sun!

IF THE world goes completely mad, and atomic bombs drive us all underground, we can still eat because United States scientists have developed a way to grow plants without sunlight. As the boys say, the impossible took a little longer-- but now it's been done.

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

Page: 88

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Here's an Idea!

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: You Are Invited

Pages: 90, 91

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You Are Invited

AT THE first opportunity, we urge you to see one of the two Better Homes & Gardens exhibits of "Homes for Today," now touring the country. You'll find many of the answers to questions like these: "Can I combine traditional exterior style with modern interior?" "Why do you pay for a lot to build your house on, and then really use only a little bit of it?"

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: New Kitchen on Display

Page: 92

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New Kitchen on Display

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Friends Said It Was Impossible

Pages: 95, 111

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Friends Said It Was Impossible

YOU can change a house, but you can't do much about changing its location. So thought C. Truman Yoder when he and Mrs. Yoder were looking for a place to live, in South Bend, Indiana. Finding no livable houses available and forced to hunt a house with remodeling possibilities, they located the boxy old-timer below.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: Cook Spaghetti--and Eat It, Too

Page: 96

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Cook Spaghetti--and Eat It, Too

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

Pages: 99, 100

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November Gardening Guide

BY NOVEMBER the home gardener is faced with this question-- shall he plant a few more things or start protecting those already planted? It's well to take advantage of the excellent planting days that come along in early November. There are a few types of plants, however, that are best not planted this late. Those with fleshy roots-- columbines, balloonflowers, bleedinghearts, and peonies, cannot develop enough fibrous roots to hold them in the ground against the lift of alternate freezes and thaws.

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

Page: 102

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The Man Next Door

It's much easier to carve a turkey if you aren't worrying about how much of the bird will be left for supper.

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

Page: 105

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Young Mothers' Exchange

IT'S high time for the Young Mothers' Exchange to salute grand parents.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: How to get

Pages: 107, 108

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How to get

We realize that you may not be able to build this Better Homes & Gardens Home now because of many reasons. Many families, tho, are turning the waiting period to advantage by selecting the plans for their future home. If you'd like to follow their example and want the plans for this particular home, or other homes, we can help you.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: House Plants We Recommend

Pages: 112, 113, 114, 115

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House Plants We Recommend

African Violet (Saintpaulia). This may be grown in a bright north window the year around. It may also be grown in a sunny window from November to March.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1945 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to Me! REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.

Page: 116

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It's NEWS to Me! REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.

Plastic Shelf-edging. This sturdy stripping is a foe to smudges and curling edges; change it only when you change your color scheme. Washable, Edge-Aid comes in white, blue, green, rose, red, yellow, and wine in a neat stencil design to thumbtack on shelves in any room.

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