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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Why buy power brakes?

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Why buy power brakes?

Like most available, power-driven, automotive accessories, power brakes aren't absolutely necessary for safe and satisfactory performance. On most cars they add $35 to $50 to the price tag. But they're mighty nice to have.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: The margin of safety is increased by eliminating foot travel

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The margin of safety is increased by eliminating foot travel

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Glass extends your welcome

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Glass extends your welcome

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Colds, flu, virus infections

Pages: 10, 11, 12, 239

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Colds, flu, virus infections

Storm windows are up, the family has come indoors, and it's open season for ills blown up by old man winter. Respiratory infections, mysterious viruses, and many childhood diseases get in their worst licks during the raw and chilly months. Can we fend off these seasonal hazards by baking ourselves under sunlamps, gorging on vitamins, toughening-up with cold showers, or using other sworn-by defenses? A survey of medical opinion results in a mixed verdict: some measures are approved as useful, if not curative; others are mentioned only to be scoffed at.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Added room takes the pressure off

Pages: 14, 15

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Added room takes the pressure off

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: From attic eyesore... to eyecatcher

Pages: 18, 21

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From attic eyesore... to eyecatcher

New wallpaper, fabric, a little paint, and a few odds and ends were all it took to change an unattractive attic room into this colorful charmer for a teen-age girl.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: New foods

Pages: 22, 25

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New foods

Chopped ham and raisin sauce is making its appearance in many markets. It comes canned in a pear-shaped container with the raisin sauce sealed in a separate sack inside the can. The 1-pound chopped-ham loaf may be baked whole, or sliced and pan-fried. You can use the sweet-sour raisin sauce as a elaze while it bakes: or heat sauce separately and serve as a tangy topping.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Have you heard the Latest Garden News?

Pages: 26, 28

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Have you heard the Latest Garden News?

Not all ants are undesirable, for some destroy termites, says Dr. Stanley E. Flanders, professor of biological control at the University of California.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Vandals--or just kids?

Pages: 30, 33, 34, 37, 272, 273, 274

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Vandals--or just kids?

The family of returned vacationers gaped in disbelief at the scene before them. It was the living room of their home, littered, torn to pieces, some furnishings damaged irreparably! They had left it neat and in perfect condition just two weeks before.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Common stocks--what do you know about them?

Pages: 38, 41, 42

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Common stocks--what do you know about them?

It is actually possible to buy into some of the best business propositions in the nation by joining the millions of persons who own common stocks. These stockholders are the actual owners of the biggest businesses in the country, and they share in the profits as well as take part in the management. Some of these stockholders are large investors with many thousands of dollars invested in a variety of corporations representing many types of industry.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Plywood cabinet divides this room

Page: 48

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Plywood cabinet divides this room

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: New kitchens from old

Pages: 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 137, 162, 165

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New kitchens from old

Let's look at your kitchen as it stands. What does it offer? Unless it's a time- and stepsaver, you're being shortchanged in efficiency. If it lacks beauty, you are missing the enjoyment and satisfaction this room can give the whole family.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Here's individuality on a big scale

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Here's individuality on a big scale

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Indoor plants men go for

Pages: 74, 75, 76, 77

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Indoor plants men go for

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: They built more than a house

Pages: 78, 79, 170, 171, 173, 174, 176, 177

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They built more than a house

"I gave up golf when I started on the house," says Verne Simril; "that was four years ago. I haven't gotten back to the game, but I haven't been hunting for exercise yet."

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Inexpensive glamour

Pages: 80, 81, 210, 213, 215

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Inexpensive glamour

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Lighting helps you decorate

Pages: 82, 83

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Lighting helps you decorate

YOU'RE HAPPIER on a sunny day. And scientists say a cheerfully lighted room gives the same emotional lift. Best for your spirits and also your eyes is fairly even lighting throughout a room with extra lamps at special work areas.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Four bedrooms in budget space

Pages: 84, 85, 198, 199, 200

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Four bedrooms in budget space

Like a professional athlete, Better Homes & Gardens Five Star Home No. 2311 makes a difficult game look easy. Strong line and bold use of colors have brought distinction to a familiar structure: the rectangular plan with simple gable roof. Stand ard materials have been used, and you'll find no fussy details In short, this is a cost-conscious house.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Comfort without clutter

Pages: 86, 87, 234, 235, 236, 237

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Comfort without clutter

Plan your home for solid comfort, and lots of it. But remember, it's not the number of things you have around you that makes a home comfortable-- it's the kind of furnishings you have and how you use them! A simply furnished room that's well planned can be 10 times as comfortable as one that's recklessly crammed full of meaningless pieces.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Fall garden roundup

Pages: 88, 89

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Fall garden roundup

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article:

Page: 102

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"The 4th meal is the fun meal"

Next time you bake a cake, do me a favor. Don't produce it for dinner. Save it for a surprise. A "Where-did-that- come- from, aren't- you- wonderful!" sort of a surprise. Find out for yourself what fun it is to have a cake around the house come nine o'clock, when folks get hungry.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 292

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

My grandfather boasted of bravery so great that he fought six Indians single-handedly, but I have outstripped him. I bought a sedan when my wife and daughters wanted a convertible.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Keep your floors dean and shining

Pages: 138, 139

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Keep your floors dean and shining

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: When you need a doctor in a hurry--What will you do?

Pages: 141, 142, 143

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When you need a doctor in a hurry--What will you do?

Night in the city. Inside a brightly lit office, a girl sits before a telephone switchboard. The board lights. She plugs in and answers:

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Concrete-block walls used with distinction

Pages: 146, 147

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Concrete-block walls used with distinction

Here is a lesson in house design. And it applies to you even if you're not planning to build a new home. Just one basic material-- concrete block in natural form-- is handled with unusual freedom and honesty. Yet, for all its simplicity and economy, this house has great warmth and distinction.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Small room? Here's how to Gain space with built-ins

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Small room? Here's how to Gain space with built-ins

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Tips for party givers and -goers

Page: 181

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Tips for party givers and -goers

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: How safe is your kitchen?

Pages: 186, 189, 190

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How safe is your kitchen?

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Personalize your Christmas gifts

Pages: 192, 193, 194, 238

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Personalize your Christmas gifts

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: A home for wayward toys

Page: 197

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A home for wayward toys

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

Pages: 200, 202

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Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: 17 sharpening jobs made easy

Pages: 203, 204

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17 sharpening jobs made easy

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Accent antiques with modern accessories

Page: 209

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Accent antiques with modern accessories

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: If your child is different

Pages: 216, 217, 264, 265

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If your child is different

For a long time now you've been worried about Johnny. You lie awake nights grieving because he is not like other children. You blame yourself and wonder what you could have done differently, and you fret about how he is going to get along in a world of "normal" people.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: You'd never guess it's a basement

Page: 218

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You'd never guess it's a basement

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Furniture arranged for 24-hour living

Pages: 224, 225

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Furniture arranged for 24-hour living

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Give hospitality in a package

Pages: 227, 228, 230, 231, 233

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Give hospitality in a package

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Desks for your home

Pages: 240, 241, 275

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Desks for your home "office"

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: You can lay a floor of tile yourself

Pages: 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, 251

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You can lay a floor of tile yourself

You'll never have more fun-- and you'll never be more amazed at the professional look of your handiwork-- than the day you put down a resilient-tile floor. In just a few hours, you can transform an entirely characterless old floor into an expanse of gleaming, colorful beauty.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: How to ventilate with picture windows

Pages: 252, 253, 291

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How to ventilate with picture windows

"Do you believe in picture windows?" a sweet old lady asked me the other day. Were picture windows something you did or didn't believe in? As far as I could see, astrology or vegetarianism might require faith-- but picture windows?

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Now's the time to . . .

Pages: 254, 255, 256

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Now's the time to . . .

Mound soil around base of your roses just before the ground freezes. Make mounds at least 8 inches tall. Spread compost over old annual flower beds and spade under. This will also be a good time to spade in superphosphate.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: House plants

Pages: 257, 258

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House plants

You can grow plants from all parts of the world-- if you choose those adapted to your home or give each the care it needs to adjust to climate of your rooms.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 266, 267, 268

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Nov. 1 On this bright "summer" day no fire was made in the furnace. Maggie opened the doors and windows as she did her weekly, cleaning.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: HOW-TO for the home gardener

Page: 270

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HOW-TO for the home gardener

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1953 Magazine Article: Oregano

Page: 271

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Oregano

Oregano is an extra-favorite herb of many a top-notch chef. This leaf comes from afar-- Mexico, Italy, Greece, Chile, and France. You'll find it ground, and in whole-leaf form. Wonder how to pronounce it? Just say "or-regg'-ano."

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