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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Why pamper poor drivers?

Pages: 6, 232, 233, 258, 259, 279

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Why pamper poor drivers?

When Margaret Mitchell, the famous author of Gone With the Wind, was killed in a traffic accident last year, newspapers all over the country erupted in vehement editorials about it. Such a senseless, needless killing! Magazine articles were written about it. The young taxi driver who killed her was publicly damned in a hundred places-- and then let off with a light sentence.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Get rid of rain water for good

Pages: 14, 15

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Get rid of rain water for good

You can't beat a roof for keeping rain and snow out of your house. But unless you help that roof shed its load, you may end up with water in your house anyway.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Garden clinic

Page: 17

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Garden clinic

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: How to get a home at half-price

Pages: 18, 284, 285, 286, 287

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How to get a home at half-price

In Carle Place, Long Island, live two people who have found out how to beat the high cost of building.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: THE ALEXANDER SMITH FLOOR-PLAN RUG

Page: 22

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THE ALEXANDER SMITH FLOOR-PLAN RUG

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: WHAT'S NEW in home furnishings

Page: 28

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WHAT'S NEW in home furnishings

Your home town may be hundreds of miles from Chicago where the big Home Furnishings Markets are held twice yearly, but the things shown there last summer will definitely affect your buying plans this winter:

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News

Pages: 38, 253

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Latest Garden News

It has been long known that coal ashes will loosen a heavy soil, but unfortunately, ashes sometimes contain chemicals harmful to plants. At last some research has been done on the subject-- the value of coal ashes for improving the soil has been checked by the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Live without pretense

Pages: 41, 42, 43, 44, 45

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Live without pretense

THE singsong of the square-dance caller is a sign of our times-- a good sign. And the revival of square-dancing-- like the growing popularity of family rooms-- is indicative of a widespread trend toward a wholesome, informal kind of living.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Make yours a livable terrace

Pages: 46, 47, 121, 122

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Make yours a livable terrace

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Stepsaver with eye appeal

Pages: 48, 49, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226

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Stepsaver with eye appeal

When you talk of "convenience" in a home, what does the word mean to you? Do you think of a kitchen with lots of counter and storage space?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Bathrooms that sing with color

Pages: 50, 51

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Bathrooms that sing with color

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Unfinished furniture

Pages: 52, 53, 114

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Unfinished furniture

THEN you'll want to look twice at unfinished furniture. Unfinished means you choose the color or stain that suits your scheme best. And because YOU finish the furniture,. you save money on every piece.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Arm's-reach convenience --on four own lot

Pages: 54, 55, 189

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Arm's-reach convenience --on four own lot

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Should you tear 'em away from TV?

Pages: 56, 57, 239, 240

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Should you tear 'em away from TV?

"Of course we'd love to own a television set," Ellen said seriously, "but we're a little afraid because of the children. It's hard to know just what to do-- you hear so many stories."

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Geraniums are in--again

Pages: 58, 59, 266, 267

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Geraniums are in--again

Geraniums go with today's bleached and silver-gray wood finishes as tangy cheese goes with crackers and piping-hot coffee. Look at the picture on the left-- cheerful at breakfast and lunch, glowing by candlelight, this indoor box of geraniums is a hearty dash of color all during the day when the table doubles as desk.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: One material, inside and out

Pages: 60, 61, 148, 149, 150, 154, 155, 156, 158, 159

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One material, inside and out

You can build a beautiful home of imported hardwoods. And you can build a beautiful home of inexpensive, everyday materials. Either way, everything depends on how you put them together.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Use imagination on jour fall table

Page: 62

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Use imagination on jour fall table

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Tips for EASIER IRONING

Pages: 68, 69, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134

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Tips for EASIER IRONING

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Sugar-bowl trims

Pages: 72, 73, 97, 99

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Sugar-bowl trims

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Contest for good cooks

Page: 74

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Contest for good cooks

This month's contest pays $70 for angel, sponge, or chiffon cake recipes and spring vegetable fixups. If you send us the best recipe, you'll receive $10. If you win 1 of the 20 other prizes, you'll receive $3.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: These help you make a perfect pie

Pages: 88, 89, 93

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These help you make a perfect pie

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Cooky jar parade

Page: 109

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Cooky jar parade

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Economy with comfort

Pages: 110, 112

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Economy with comfort

You can build a small home that will give you the convenience and compactness of an apartment-- without the drawbacks of an apartment.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: I enjoy my children--with my 3-shift system!

Pages: 117, 119, 262

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I enjoy my children--with my 3-shift system!

I found a newborn baby and a 14-month-old one easy enough to take care of. I even thought a 9-month-old and a 2-year-old were a cinch. But all at once, that littler one was a toddler, and the angelic 2-year-old was 2-and-a-half. I found myself with two, under 3, underfoot.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: When you build your new storage wall

Pages: 125, 127

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When you build your new storage wall

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Packaged eating nook

Page: 128

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Packaged eating nook

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: When yon should talk to the teacher

Pages: 136, 140, 226

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When yon should talk to the teacher

"Betty's mother had to see the teacher!" Poor Betty. She wonders what she's done wrong. Her mother's visit must mean that she's in trouble. Why else would her mother come to see the teacher?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Homework--how to keep it from being a headache

Page: 160

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Homework--how to keep it from being a headache

School homework doesn't mean that your evenings have to be academic nightmares. Most boys and girls respond quickly when you show a desire to help them.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: What a band saw can do for you

Pages: 166, 167, 168, 171

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What a band saw can do for you

For cutting graceful and intricate curves in a thick piece of wood, no home-workshop power tool can surpass the band saw. Without it, your mechanized workshop will be strictly limited in its capacity.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: How tough is an unborn baby?

Pages: 172, 173, 175, 214

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How tough is an unborn baby?

Henry Jones had two sons, 7 and 10, and every time he looked at them, he was torn with guilt. Even after 7 years, he couldn't shake, off the memory of that terrible morning his wife Betty had tripped on the cellar step he had forgotten to fix. The doctor had kept telling them not to worry, that the baby would be all right.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Hanging shelves

Pages: 176, 178

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Hanging shelves

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: R.F.D. To us it means good living. Can it mean the same to you?

Pages: 183, 230, 261

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R.F.D. To us it means good living. Can it mean the same to you?

After three years of living in the country, I would not trade our eroded acres for any town house in the most luxurious city district. In spite of bad roads, a telephone shared by 12 neighbors, and repeated crises with the plumbing, we like it here.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: New kitchen: Handy as it is handsome

Pages: 184, 187

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New kitchen: Handy as it is handsome

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Small home walls must work

Pages: 191, 192

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Small home walls must work

One sure way to get maximum living out of small space is to build everything into the walls.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: How to hush a noisy house

Pages: 198, 199

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How to hush a noisy house

Your own house probably never gets as racket-ridden as the unfortunate one above. But in most homes, controlling some unwanted sound is a real problem. You don't have to put up with those bangs, splashes, and roars, though-- and you can do something besides yelling, "Quiet, please!"

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Garden clinic Curved steps for banks

Page: 200

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Garden clinic Curved steps for banks

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: A terrace will give you lots of living

Pages: 202, 205, 206

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A terrace will give you lots of living

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Playing outdoors is safe--in a fenced yard

Page: 208

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Playing outdoors is safe--in a fenced yard

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Nighty-night--without a fight

Pages: 211, 212, 214

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Nighty-night--without a fight

"Why, it seems to me that getting the children to bed is the easiest thing that I do all day," said pretty Betty Farraday, while she was briskly setting out the cards for the neighborhood canasta game. She was so convincing that I made a date to call on her the next day in the hopes of learning her secret of stashing three children away every night without any fuss and without being recalled a dozen times the way that most of us know that we will be.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: how-to helps

Page: 215

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how-to helps

What to Do in the Fall Garden--There's plenty you can do right now to improve the looks of your fall garden and condition it for the frosty winter ahead. Order number GC 6, just 6c.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Penny-wise picture frames and how to make them

Pages: 216, 217, 280, 281

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Penny-wise picture frames and how to make them

Family photographs. Christmas cards and Valentines. Your son's or daughter's crayon drawings. Low-cost art reproductions. You can make handsome pictures of them all with passe partout frames.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Glue it together. . . this time for keeps

Pages: 218, 274, 275, 276, 277

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Glue it together. . . this time for keeps

Do you really know how to use glue? There's more to it than smearing on glue and letting it set. With the right adhesive, you can get a joint stronger than the material being joined. You can speed and simplify dozens of repair jobs. You can get joints that will withstand outdoor exposure, cold or boiling water, acids, or any solvent. but you have to do the job right.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Carpet that stairway yourself

Pages: 228, 229

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Carpet that stairway yourself

Carpeting level floors usually demands professional skill. But any handyman can carpet a stairway. And that's a job you are likely to face sooner or later, for stairway carpeting seems to wear out unreasonably fast.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: I cut painting costs 83 percent

Pages: 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239

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I cut painting costs 83 percent

Last May I trailed a painter around outside our house, picked at the peeling paint when he picked, squinted at the eaves when he squinted.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Your dog and mine

Pages: 241, 242

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Your dog and mine

The word "watchdog" is much abused and misunderstood. All any dog should be expected to do is to sound an alarm. Small breeds, seeming to realize their physical limitations, can seldom be taught to attack. Boxers, Doberman Pin-schers, German Shepherds can be made "vicious" through training. With

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: September Garden Guide

Page: 244

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September Garden Guide

Plant peonies and spring-flowering bulbs as soon as possible. Buds on peony division should be close to surface of soil-- about one inch.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Garden clinic

Page: 245

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Garden clinic

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Fall is lawn-care time

Pages: 246, 247, 248

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Fall is lawn-care time

Spread peat, leafmold, or other well-rotted plant material on area before plowing. Such humus loosens a clay soil, or makes a sandy soil better able to hold moisture. The poorer the soil, the more humus it needs. Don't use undecayed plant material; it robs soil of needed nitrogen.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Garden clinic

Page: 249

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Garden clinic

Dutch elm disease. The fungus causing Dutch elm disease is spread from tree to tree by elm beetles. The adult beetles emerge from beneath the bark of the tree and bring disease spores along with them. The spores rub off on healthy trees when the beetles feed in the crotches of young twigs.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: The diary of a plain dirt gardener

Pages: 250, 251, 252

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The diary of a plain dirt gardener

Sept. I Back home this afternoon, after 2,800 miles and two weeks of vacation in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan for Maggie, along with more than divers business matters transacted by me as we traveled. It was raining, but Donald and David came running out to meet us as though they were glad to see us.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: What's WRONG with these rooms?

Pages: 254, 255, 256, 257

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What's WRONG with these rooms?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: The 10 most common skin diseases

Pages: 268, 269, 270, 271, 272

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The 10 most common skin diseases

Not long ago, after a study of over a million cases, a report to the American Medical Association listed the 10 most common skin diseases that can hit you or members of your family.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Article

Page: 277

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Surprise flowers

Page: 278

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Surprise flowers

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: Article

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1950 Magazine Article: The MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 294

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The MAN NEXT DOOR

The pleasures of owning a home after many years of renting can be compared only with those of marriage after a long engagement.

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