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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Can Your Home Meet This Challenge?

Page: 7

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Can Your Home Meet This Challenge?

AUNT CECILIA used to pick up her knitting after washing the dishes, and proceed to finish a sock without dropping a single stitch. A lot of us are trying to do the same thing. We took time out for the war, and now expect to return to the old life, the old plenty, and the old political and social relations-- just picking up where we left off, as tho the war had not occurred.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: New Under the Sun

Pages: 8, 137

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New Under the Sun

Cousins of DDT available. Scheduled for immediate sale are "666" and "1068," insecticides that have the spectacular efficiency of DDT and kill some insects that DDT cannot control. Aphids, for example, are killed as readily as DDT kills flies and mosquitoes

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Are Those Fleas Necessary?

Pages: 11, 108, 109, 110

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Are Those Fleas Necessary?

DON'T laugh the next time you see your dog biting and scratching at fleas. Right before your eyes he's enacting a tragedy, with the able support of the villain, that may have far-reaching and serious implications.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Room and Board Out of Doors

Page: 12

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Room and Board Out of Doors

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: King-Size Water Babies

Page: 14

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King-Size Water Babies

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Thru the Shops with Better Homes & Gardens

Pages: 17, 18, 20

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Thru the Shops with Better Homes & Gardens

Shades of Grandma's stereoscope! Now Junior and pals can see Disney cartoons or action shorts over and over. Viewer loads easily with 2½ feet of 8mm. film, shows real motion pictures with the turning of the crank. Hollywood Movie-Vuer with film inserted, $1, in stores or ppd.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: What America Wants to Build

Pages: 23, 24, 25, 96

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What America Wants to Build

IF YOU are like the average American who is yearning to build a house now, you are suffering from a sort of claustrophobia. You want twice as much ground around your new house as you now have around your old; you want to forsake the big cities for the suburbs and the smaller cities for the rail fences and golden sunsets of the open country.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Tips for Tom-Thumb Homes

Pages: 26, 27

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Tips for Tom-Thumb Homes

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: More Tips for Tom-Thumb Homes

Pages: 28, 29

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More Tips for Tom-Thumb Homes

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Men! When You Buy Her Flowers...

Pages: 30, 31, 72, 73

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Men! When You Buy Her Flowers...

GENTLEMEN, no woman alive can resist the charm of flowers, either the simplest daisies or the most exciting tropical orchids. Flowers to wear are the ideal gift to tell a woman she's a joy to know.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Wings Give This Home a Lift

Pages: 32, 33, 112, 113, 114, 115

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Wings Give This Home a Lift

ABANDONING the usual "boxiness" of homes designed for sites of limited size, Architects Victorine and Samuel Homsey of Hockessin, Delaware, gave wings to this Five Star home.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Live From Lot-Line to Lot-Line

Pages: 34, 35

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Live From Lot-Line to Lot-Line

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: News in Summer Furniture

Pages: 36, 37

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News in Summer Furniture

THIS season's summer furniture is really newsworthy. Much of it has been so expertly designed that it deserves space in your living room as well as on sun porch or terrace.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Grow Them Is Bouquets

Pages: 38, 39

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Grow Them Is Bouquets

STRIPPED down, the working plan that guarantees you a perennial border with color all summer and flowers growing in happy combinations-- like huge bouquets-- is simply this: You first choose a list of bold flowers that bloom in succession-- as iris, peony, daylily, phlox, and chrysanthemum, the five shown here.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: This Way to Wyoming

Pages: 40, 64, 65, 66, 67

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This Way to Wyoming

FROM CHEYENNE, where that daddy of rodeos, Frontier Days, will "ride 'em cowboy" for the fiftieth consecutive year July 23 to 27, to Yellowstone, where Nature will be putting on her own show as usual-- all Wyoming is girding to welcome vacationists again this summer.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: All Out for a Barbecue!

Pages: 46, 47

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All Out for a Barbecue!

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Fix Father's Favorite Flowers

Page: 48

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Fix Father's Favorite Flowers

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Is Your Home

Page: 51

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Is Your Home "Un-sightly"?

HAVE you light-conditioned your home? Planned lighting not only adds to interior beauty, it eliminates dangerous eyestrain. One out of five school children, two out of five persons of college age, three out of five adults over 40 have defective eyesight-- a condition poor lighting has helped produce.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Kitchen Knives

Pages: 54, 58

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Kitchen Knives

NOW that knives are back in stores, you can reach for the right knife-- a sharp knife-- for every job, whether you're cutting up a chicken, slicing the picnic ham, or fixing the breakfast grapefruit.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: News in Occasional Tables!

Pages: 60, 63

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News in Occasional Tables!

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: For Heat Waves to Come, Build a Wading Pool

Pages: 68, 70

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For Heat Waves to Come, Build a Wading Pool

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Where to Get It

Pages: 70, 71

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Where to Get It

Page 54. Paring knives, utility knife, roast slicer, steak slicer, ham or beef slicer, French cook's knife, fork-- Flint Hollow Ground Cutlery, Ekco Products, Chicago, Illinois. Butcher knife, bread knife-- Shur Edge, Robeson Cutlery Company Inc., Perry, New York. Kitchen shears-- J. Wiss & Sons Co., Newark, New Jersey.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Will You Give That They May Live?

Page: 73

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Will You Give That They May Live?

THE child you saw in that newsreel or that picture from overseas is real. He is hungry. At this moment, a quarter of the world's population is facing death from sheer starvation.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Your Wyoming Vacation

Pages: 74, 75, 101, 102

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Your Wyoming Vacation

Always top entertainment for those who like their West western, most of the many roundups awaiting you in Wyoming and neighboring states this summer will be made even more so by special events marking the birth centennial of one William Frederick Cody, more glamorously known as Buffalo Bill.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: When We Talk About Iris

Page: 77

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When We Talk About Iris

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Meet Mealtime Moods Calmly

Pages: 78, 105

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Meet Mealtime Moods Calmly

DOES your youngster ever dump his lunch on the floor or spoonfeed the puppy with the lamb chop and baked potato you so painstakingly prepared? If he acts as if he'd just as soon put his cereal in his hair as in his mouth, perhaps it's high time you looked for the reason in back of such behavior.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Cool Calculations for Hot-Weather Housekeeping

Page: 81

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Cool Calculations for Hot-Weather Housekeeping

WHO'S afraid to let down when the thermometer goes up? Not you! You'll do it deliberately, according to plan, knowing that when the temperature is 98, with humidity to match, a purposeful letdown is the only possible way to keep up!

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Have Flowers After Frost

Pages: 82, 83

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Have Flowers After Frost

THE first frost to blacken our dahlias, marigolds, and zinnias, is likely, in most parts of the country, to be followed by sometimes as much as six weeks of moderate weather before real winter sets in. Why not grow frost-resistant annuals that will weather this first frost and give you bright bouquets for another month?

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Here's an Idea!

Page: 87

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Here's an Idea!

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Young Mothers' Exchange

Pages: 92, 93, 94

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Young Mothers' Exchange

A LOT of automobile travel is in store for babies this summer. Many babies, altho veterans of train and even plane rides, will be taking their first extended car trips. Whether a Sunday picnic, a visit at Grandmother's, or a two-weeks' vacation, car travel with a baby may present new problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: INSURANCE What Annuities Mean to You

Page: 95

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INSURANCE What Annuities Mean to You

IF YOU'RE 35 and can save $500 a year, here's a way to get a life pension of around $83 a month after you reach 60. It's done thru the so- called deferred annuity issued by life insurance companies.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Private Terrace for a Corner Lot

Pages: 98, 106, 107

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Private Terrace for a Corner Lot

A HOME more than 20 years old.... A corner lot completely lacking garden privacy.... A beautiful neighborhood, but no provision whatever for convenient, restful summer living, out of doors.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: extra helps for gardeners

Page: 103

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extra helps for gardeners

And June is a glorious month for the' gardened home. Roses are at their best, perennials are ablaze with color, and shrubs are covered with shining jewels of every color.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Are You Your Garden's Biggest Pest?

Pages: 104, 105

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Are You Your Garden's Biggest Pest?

Often this encourages disease. Fungus spores can't germinate and grow inside a leaf unless there's continuous moisture for some hours. Plants wet so late in the day that they can't dry off before next morning give spores a Roman holiday they would otherwise have only during a prolonged rain. If you water in the evening, soak the ground without showering the leaves.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Can I Build or Must I Wait?

Pages: 111, 123

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Can I Build or Must I Wait?

IF YOUR new home or remodeling project is still in the planning stage, it looks as tho you will have to wait to fulfill your longings-- unless you are a veteran. Veterans Emergency Housing Program Order No. 1, announced March 26, has taken care of that.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Article

Page: 114

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: I Collect Old Roses

Pages: 116, 118, 119

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I Collect Old Roses

TO EACH new generation of rose-growers the roses of the last generation are old, so the term, old-fashioned roses, is very loosely used. What are to me modern roses-- Killarney, Gruss an Teplitz, Frau Karl Druschski-- are old-fashioned to the young bride next door who is planting Mirandy,

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: How to Find Things in a Jiffy

Page: 120

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How to Find Things in a Jiffy

LOOKED all morning for a missing insurance policy? Can't find the key to the trunk in the attic? Perhaps it's time you systematized your household, set aside a place for clippings, current bills and correspondence, dates you want to remember.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Save-Yourself Systems

Pages: 121, 122

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Save-Yourself Systems

A business trick to carry over into housekeeping is the "tickler" card-index file, a handy reminder. Just label 12 guide cards with the names of the months. As a not-to-be-forgotten date or idea occurs to you, jot it on a card and slip it behind the appropriate month tab. Appointments to keep,

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Is Your Home

Pages: 122, 123

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Is Your Home "Un-siglitly"?

1. True. Dirty fixtures, which can cut lighting levels as much as 50 percent, are the commonest of all lighting bottlenecks, yet the easiest to cure. A regular soap and water schedule for lamps and bulbs is essential to good lighting.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: How to Treat Rook Walls

Pages: 124, 126

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How to Treat Rook Walls

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: My Shears Ride the Lawn Mower

Page: 127

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My Shears Ride the Lawn Mower

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: June Garden Guide

Pages: 129, 130

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June Garden Guide

JUNE finds the vegetable garden supplying more and more of the daily meals, brings the perennials to their peak of bloom, and sees the first flowers on the annuals. It's time now to plant out the tender annuals, divide many of the perennials, and make succession plantings of vegetables.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: THE DIARY of a Plain Dirt Gardener

Pages: 131, 132, 133, 136

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THE DIARY of a Plain Dirt Gardener

June I Strangely, there was no dew on the grassy paths this morning as I made my usual early survey. And I did see a number of problems facing me. The roses and peonies need a lot of weeding and cultivating. Soon it will be time to transplant annuals growing in frames.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Trio for Garden Builders

Pages: 134, 135

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Trio for Garden Builders

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: Basket Gardens

Pages: 138, 139

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Basket Gardens

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: The Man Next Door

Pages: 141, 142, 143

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The Man Next Door

Well, the boss-lady seems to have won her struggle to induce the children to eat ends and crusts of bread. ...All it took was a presidential proclamation to go easy on victuals, plus a little emphasis on honey and jam.

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Better Homes & Gardens June 1946 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to Me!

Pages: 140, 144

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It's NEWS to Me!

Degreaser-- for all homemakers who aim at saving work and ware-- dissolves kitchen grease like magic. Chemical action removes grease and scum without scrubbing or scouring. No chance of leaving telltale scars on even the most highly' glazed surfaces. A little in water even dissolves milk film. I. C. Degreaser, qt., $1.59 in stores.

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