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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Cost-free miles from a tank of gas

Pages: 10, 11, 12

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Cost-free miles from a tank of gas

Some of the smartest drivers in the world get together each April for a queer kind of race a race from which every car owner can benefit.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: How to do outside painting

Pages: 14, 15, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187

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How to do outside painting

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News

Pages: 17, 233

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Latest Garden News

Tall corn, once the pride of the Midwest, is under hopeful scrutiny by economy-minded experts. They want to shorten it.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: This house is built to sell for less

Pages: 18, 21, 22, 198

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This house is built to sell for less

Builder V. A. Place of South Bend, Indiana, offers a complete three-bedroom house for $6,195, lot included! And it's one of the best-looking, best-built houses priced for the family with a $45 average weekly income.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: There's news in medicine when

Pages: 26, 29, 194

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There's news in medicine when

A new supercor tisone 100 times more potent than the original hormone and 25 times more powerful than hydrocortisone, brings dramatic improvement to victims of crippling rheumatoid arthritis. One patient, confined to bed for months, was able to sit up in two days and began walking six days after receiving the new compound, 9-alpha-fluoro-hvdrocortisone.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Twenty-four hours to live?

Pages: 30, 32, 35, 190, 191, 192, 193

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Twenty-four hours to live?

Every year, here in the United States, nearly 40,000 infants fail to survive the first 24 hours of life. About 40,000 more never live out the first month

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: How-to for the home gardener

Page: 40

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How-to for the home gardener

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: The Home for All America

Page: 57

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The Home for All America

A BIG ORDER, this Home for All America. A house to please and serve many people in many parts of the country. A house for a New England town, a bustling Midwestern suburb, a Gulf Coast retreat, a Panhandle ranch, an established neighborhood in a city of any size.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: One floor plan is basis for a remarkable variety of houses

Pages: 58, 59

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One floor plan is basis for a remarkable variety of houses

THE VERT BEGINNINGS of such an ambitious project as the Home for All America would surely surprise you for lack of muscular action. At this point a year ago, no drawing boards were in sight. No nails or typewriters had yet come under hammer by carpenter or editor. Foundation footings were months from pouring, and so indeed was our story.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Variations ran a full range of choice in site use and style

Pages: 60, 61, 62

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Variations ran a full range of choice in site use and style

THIS CRISP and exciting variation (it appears at top of pages preceding) makes no changes in room layout, but there are important differences in wall openness, materials, extent and placement of terraces and gardens.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: It's everything a house should be

Pages: 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73

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It's everything a house should be

The finished living qualities and beauty that are yours in building any variation of the Home for All America show up here and in pages to come. This is the third basic scheme noted before as the "perfect in-between" in style and site use.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: And now visit the Home for ALL America

Pages: 74, 75, 152, 153, 154, 155, 161

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And now visit the Home for ALL America

See the model of the Home for All America in your area. Check this list for the cities in which Five Star No. 2409 will be open for inspection, name of the builder, and the store furnishing the home.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: They love it dry!

Pages: 76, 77

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They love it dry!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: How to think tilings up

Pages: 78, 79, 241, 242, 243

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How to think tilings up

Fired from his job as cub reporter on the Buffalo Times, Alex Osborn's first sleepless night occurred when he was 21. In the morning, he bounced out of bed and took a scrapbook of his clippings to the Buffalo Express.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Join the Dennis Days for a barbecue

Pages: 89, 121

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Join the Dennis Days for a barbecue

A picnic dinner at the Dennis Days' is strictly an ad-lib f affair, to quote the mike-coiiscious head of the house. Each and every member of the family contributes something to the food and fun.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Add sparkle to that lunch box

Pages: 102, 103, 105, 106

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Add sparkle to that lunch box

Here are ideas on how to tackle the job of putting zing into each lunch-box meal. Tips, too, on a packing center to save you time and energy.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Double-duty sewing center

Pages: 117, 118, 119, 120, 130, 132

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Double-duty sewing center

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Refrigerator cleanup tips

Pages: 130, 228

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Refrigerator cleanup tips

Whatever style your refrigerator, wash the food compartment every week; keep it sparkling clean.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Money for your recipes

Page: 133

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Money for your recipes

GET ON THE BANDWAGON and try for a prize, with your favorite cheese main dish or your best pineapple special. If you are chosen Cook-of-the-Month, you will be mailed $20. The 20 other winners will receive $5 each. Eight of the winning recipes will be pictured in the Prize Tested Recipes pages next April. And remember, the winners of these 21 prizes will receive the Better Homes & Gardens Certificate of Endorsement and six copies of the endorsed recipe.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Are you planting for effect?

Page: 138

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Are you planting for effect?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: A small room needn't throw

Page: 144

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A small room needn't throw

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Get ready now for rainy-day play

Pages: 145, 156, 157

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Get ready now for rainy-day play

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Tin; entrance adds the interest

Page: 162

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Tin; entrance adds the interest

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Glue it better--this way

Pages: 163, 164

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Glue it better--this way

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Are you gambling with your home?

Pages: 168, 169, 170, 172, 215

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Are you gambling with your home?

How much are you gambling that your home is immune to disaster? Will your insurance repay the cash value of all you might lose to fire? Will your home go to the auction block if you are found liable in a lawsuit? How much can you lose if your home is burglarized?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Add a room for all the family

Page: 174

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Add a room for all the family

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: First steps to school

Pages: 178, 179, 180

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First steps to school

Starting school at the age of 4½ to 6 is one of the biggest events in life. It is remembered by every adult many years hence. Why? Because the experience is the first step in leaving home and the first important membership in society. Children sense, without being told, the social importance of school.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Safe driving

Page: 195

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Safe driving

A car parked on the shoulder of a road should be a danger signal to you. Instinctively, a good driver thinks ahead; he visualizes what could happen and how to avoid getting involved in an accident.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: This little room gets around

Page: 197

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This little room gets around

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Beagle hounds lead the pack

Pages: 200, 201, 221

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Beagle hounds lead the pack

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Lighthearted ideas make an old home young

Pages: 204, 205, 206

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Lighthearted ideas make an old home young

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: How to dress your fireplace

Pages: 208, 210, 211, 212

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How to dress your fireplace

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: What's the best grass for your lawn?

Pages: 216, 234, 235

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What's the best grass for your lawn?

Wherever you live, there's good news about your lawn. The grass you mow can be greener, smoother, more weed-free than it's ever been before. And you won't have to work harder to get it.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: SEPTEMBER GARDEN REMINDERS: .Now's the time to...

Pages: 218, 219, 220

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SEPTEMBER GARDEN REMINDERS: .Now's the time to...

Divide and reset crowded lilies-of-the-valley. Replant only strongest pips, spacing 4 inches apart. Transplant peonies that failed to bloom well because clumps were overgrown.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Care of your garden tools

Pages: 223, 224

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Care of your garden tools

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener.

Pages: 229, 230

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener.

Sept. I Grass is burning up under this terrific sun. Nothing to mow. But crabgrass and plantain flourish. So got out the tractor and ran it up and down in the garden.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

Pages: 230, 232

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Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

When you're looking for ways to make your home more comfortable and attractive, look for this seal. It identifies the Better Homes & Garens Home Planning Center, where you can get personal counsel on your home-planning problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: New to do on an outdoor grill

Pages: 236, 237, 239

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New to do on an outdoor grill

Allow one long roll (soft, medium, or hard) for each person. Split lengthwise, hollow out slightly, then spread inside with butter or margarine and sprinkle with garlic salt. For the filling, mash canned meat balls with their gravy (1 can makes enough for 4 hearty sandwiches), adding grated cheese and other seasonings if you like.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1954 Magazine Article: THE MEN NEXT DOOR

Page: 252

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THE MEN NEXT DOOR

I mentioned to our trash collector that my digestion has improved markedly since I took up yoghurt. "Just goes to show," said lie, "how some of them foreign religions can really help a fellow."

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