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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Norwich remembers with roses

Pages: 6, 9

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Norwich remembers with roses

Are you eager to beautify your home town but not quite sure how to start? The people of Norwich, Connecticut, can tell you what it takes.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: See hew to get a better home

Pages: 10, 11, 12, 15, 120, 121

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See hew to get a better home

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: House that's cool all summer

Pages: 16, 17, 124

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House that's cool all summer

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: A family's favorite room

Page: 18

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A family's favorite room

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: New foods

Pages: 20, 104

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New foods

Instant pudding will soon be on your grocer's shelves. It takes no cooking; comes in vanilla, chocolate, and butterscotch flavors. You just add precooked pudding mix to milk or fruit juice, and beat with egg beater or electric mixer about 30 seconds, or until thick and smooth. Serve with whipped cream, chopped nuts, or fruit.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Newest, surest HELP for HAY FEVER

Pages: 23, 149, 150

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Newest, surest HELP for HAY FEVER

A simple new drug called Trimeton (try'-me-ton) that alleviates hay fever, pollen asthma, hives, and other allergic conditions promises complete relief to millions of sufferers this summer.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to Me!

Pages: 24, 26

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It's NEWS to Me!

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Are we getting anywhere with POLIO?

Pages: 29, 130, 131, 132

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Are we getting anywhere with POLIO?

When several persons came down with polio after attending a Sunday school picnic at Council Bluffs last summer, Iowans became impatient because the experts didn't unravel the mystery.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: HAVE YOU HEARD?

Page: 31

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HAVE YOU HEARD?

Dr. F. E. Gardener of the Department of Agriculture has found that trees fed with high-nitrogen plant food in fall store the nitrogen up until spring. Then it's all ready to go, long before nitrogen in the soil is available. This is as true of evergreens as other trees. I kept losing foliage from my Hicks yews until I tried high-nitrogen plant food. Since then, the hedge has resisted winter-burn as well as though I had moved it 200 miles farther south.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: $50,000 worth of ideas in a low-cost home

Pages: 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147

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$50,000 worth of ideas in a low-cost home

It takes a bold hand to make a major improvement in smallhome design. Limits on cost and space stand as roadblocks. But look carefully at the low-cost homes pictured below and on pages that follow.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: They wanted charm...

Pages: 42, 43, 78, 80

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They wanted charm...

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: How to be a better in-law

Pages: 44, 45

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How to be a better in-law

1. Because you are sensitive about your rights as head of the family, you interpret many of the innocent actions of your wife's family as interference. You brace yourself against taking any advice from them. You look upon their natural interest in your activities as an attempt to dominate you or your wife.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Whom do husbands and wives blame for in-law trouble?

Pages: 44, 45

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Whom do husbands and wives blame for in-law trouble?

1. You hover over your married children, give them too much advice, and try to help them too much.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Start off with a small house

Pages: 46, 47

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Start off with a small house

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Keep four garden June-fresh in August

Pages: 48, 49, 50

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Keep four garden June-fresh in August

July heat and drouth bring out the worst in your garden. Plants that looked green and healthy in spring are drooping, and insects and plant diseases are at work. When things look bad, your garden needs help in a hurry. Below are 10 common hot-weather garden ailments-- and their cures.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Rooms with books are friendly rooms

Page: 51

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Rooms with books are friendly rooms

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Let time help you remodel

Pages: 52, 53

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Let time help you remodel

Time is as much a part of the home of the J. O. Smiths, near Greenville, Mississippi, as its bricks and timbers. Their home started in 1840 as a slave kitchen. Much of the material used for the additions came from the main house of the plantation on which their home stands.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Packed with color all summer and easy to keep

Pages: 54, 55

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Packed with color all summer and easy to keep

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Your favorite bedroom colors

Pages: 56, 57

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Your favorite bedroom colors

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: How to get more out of what you have

Pages: 58, 122, 123

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How to get more out of what you have

Imagine, tonight, a special meeting round your diningroom table. Some of the best brains in business are going to tell you how to get ahead at home. In your chair sits the president of a famous automobile company. Clustered about you are the purchasing executive of a railroad, the treasurer of a huge refinery, the personnel manager of a department store, plus cost accountants, forecasters, economists, production managers, and other specialists from successful businesses scattered all over the map.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: The salad bowl--crisp, cool, fast to fix

Pages: 64, 65, 90, 91

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The salad bowl--crisp, cool, fast to fix

The coolness and freshness a summer meal needs is in the salad bowl. Into the big bowl, break chunks of lettuce; slice in cucumbers, green peppers, and radishes; crumble in Blue cheese. And last minute add the garlic dressing to make the salad glisten. (You have the Tossed Salad Bowl at the right.)

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Ironing made easy

Pages: 66, 67, 117

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Ironing made easy

Here's an appliance that does the job while you sit by and guide the work. An ironer is a combination of the familiar ironing board and the heat-controlled iron. The ironing board may be a flat surface (flat-plate ironer) or it may be a roll (rotary ironer). The iron part is called a shoe.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Cooks' Round table of Endorsed Recipes

Pages: 73, 74

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Cooks' Round table of Endorsed Recipes

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Treats you can now to eat next winter

Pages: 76, 77

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Treats you can now to eat next winter

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Try freezing these

Pages: 86, 87, 88

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Try freezing these

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: What a waste disposer can mean to yon

Pages: 93, 94, 95, 117

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What a waste disposer can mean to yon

"You wonder how you ever lived without it," says one enthusiastic woman of her waste disposer. And she is no isolated example. For this new, timesaving, garbageeliminating wizard ranks high on the list of valuable kitchen equipment.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: What to do about your youngster's FEARS

Pages: 96, 148, 149

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What to do about your youngster's FEARS

Your boy's or girl's fears may seem foolish to you. But if you let him know you think his fears are foolish, you may make it that much tougher for him to overcome them.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Shelves give yon a lot for a little

Pages: 98, 99, 101

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Shelves give yon a lot for a little

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Ronnd-the-clock dining rooms

Pages: 107, 108

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Ronnd-the-clock dining rooms

It's not the size of your dining room that counts --it's how you use the space. The smallest dining room is a space waster when it stands idle all day Yet the smallest dining room can work around the clock if you plan its furnishings carefully.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Send them to school with an even break

Pages: 110, 111

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Send them to school with an even break

It was a warm summer afternoon. Mrs. Brown poured a cool glass of lemonade for me and remarked, "I have Mary Alice all ready for school. I've gotten her the cutest dresses, and she got her first permanent wave last week. Now that she is all ready, she can hardly wait for school to begin."

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: How to handle a blowtorch

Pages: 113, 114, 115

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How to handle a blowtorch

When you want concentrated heat for some building or repair job around the house, there is no better or cheaper way of getting it than with a blowtorch.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Confessions of cool cooks

Page: 116

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Confessions of cool cooks

Last-minute gelatine salad is possible if you put 1 cup of the water the recipe calls for in refrigerator freezing compartment. Dissolve flavored gelatine in remaining water heated to boiling; stir to cool. Add partially frozen cup of water, stir, and gelatine is ready for molding Finish jelling in refrigerator.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Don't be afraid of a homely house

Page: 118

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Don't be afraid of a homely house

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Ticks are bad actors!

Pages: 125, 126, 127

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Ticks are bad actors!

A score of years ago, ticks were "just another insect," abundant only in certain sections-- the north woods of the Midwest, the Southland's wooded or swampy areas, some of the Rocky Mountain districts, and a few others.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: How to sell your house

Pages: 128, 129, 152, 153

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How to sell your house

When you sell your home to build another, or to move to a different city, you're entitled to its fair value on the current market. But getting that value is up to you, alone.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: If POLIO strikes!

Pages: 130, 131

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If POLIO strikes!

Headache is rare among children, especially if there appears to be little else wrong. When polio is about, any child with a bad headache should be hurried to the hospital for observation. Any youngster with fever, however slight, should be put to bed and kept there for at least a day after temperature is normal.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Two-fruit peach jams

Page: 133

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Two-fruit peach jams

These two-fruit jams, rich in color and flavor, blend frozen strawberries or cherries with fresh peaches. They will give variety to the selection of peach jams and conserves on your shelf. And you'll like the delicate suggestion of strawberry or cherry flavor on toast, baking-powder biscuits, or hot rolls next winter. Plan to make these at the height of peach season.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: AUGUST GARDEN GUIDE

Page: 134

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AUGUST GARDEN GUIDE

Sow seed of candytuft, hollyhocks, and yellow alyssum in Upper and Middle South. Plant quick-flowering, heat-loving annuals such as cosmos and zinnias for fall flowers in Middle and Lower South. Plant pansy seed in Lower South for winter blooms.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 136, 137, 138

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Aug. to Am heading in the direction of home from a long business trip and called Maggie on the phone tonight from Illinois. News was bad. Maggie is downright discouraged.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: If plants look sick, check for red spider

Page: 139

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If plants look sick, check for red spider

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Garden clinic

Page: 140

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Garden clinic

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: Let wallpaper dress up your bathroom

Page: 141

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Let wallpaper dress up your bathroom

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: how-to helps

Page: 151

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how-to helps

The fresh, plump fruits ripening in your garden now make "extra good" jams and jellies. And every batch will be luscious. The "secrets" are yours in Better Homes & Gardens new booklet, How to Make Perfect Jams and Jellies. Step-by-step photographs will guide you in preparing 59 taste-tested recipes, all proved favorites.

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Better Homes & Gardens August 1949 Magazine Article: THE MM NEXT DOOR

Page: 156

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THE MM NEXT DOOR

My neighbor with the basement workshop was suspiciously calm when he discovered Somebody had used his wood chisel for a screwdriver. "I'm saving it," he said with a grin, "until the next time I get apprehended tracking mud into the kitchen."

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