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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: The game of tax playing--a gambol or a gamble?

Pages: 6, 9

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The game of tax playing--a gambol or a gamble?

Last year an accountant who guides the finances of a number of actors and other professional people was notified by a client that he was planning to get married, and was trying to arrange the wedding before the end of the year.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Three simple steps to remodeled storage

Pages: 12, 13

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Three simple steps to remodeled storage

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Are you neglecting your child's eyesight?

Pages: 14, 15, 16, 311

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Are you neglecting your child's eyesight?

By the time your child is in the first grade, the chances are almost one in four that he will need eye care. By the time he's in sixth grade, the odds are even higher: one in three.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Why fuel injection?

Pages: 18, 20, 22, 25

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Why fuel injection?

A great innovation in motoring pleasure, economy, and utility-- fuel injection-- has been presented to the American public and you can buy it in some 1957-model cars. This new step toward the perfection of the automobile engine is expected to supersede and replace the carburetor, one of the oldest and most familiar engine parts.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: YOU and your sense of humor

Page: 22

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YOU and your sense of humor

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: These FOODS are NEWS!

Page: 36

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These FOODS are NEWS!

Frozen vegetable soup with beef is the newest of the frozen soups. The homemade-type broth is full of tasty vegetables and pieces of beef. Just add a can of water and heat. This condensed frozen soup comes in a 10ΒΌ-ounce can.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Decorative ways to Blend TV into a room

Page: 43

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Decorative ways to Blend TV into a room

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: The rugged, romantic Big Sur

Pages: 46, 48, 51, 53

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The rugged, romantic Big Sur

Between Monterey and San Luis Obispo, California, lies an area some 20 miles wide by 75 long, squeezed between the formidable Santa Lucia Coastal Range and the Pacific Ocean.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: It's rhubarb time!

Page: 54

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It's rhubarb time!

If you've grown rhubarb for several years, this spring will be a good time to dig up and divide your clumps. After the fifth or sixth year, roots begin to crowd and yield begins to drop.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: We need the miracle of Easter

Pages: 71, 210, 212

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We need the miracle of Easter

"It was Easter. And when I heard the church bells ring, I thought I heard the Voice of God." So said one of the world's greatest men, Albert Schweitzer, and anyone who has heard Easter bells on Easter morning will agree with him.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: New slants on sleeping

Pages: 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77

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New slants on sleeping

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Privacy--we have it next to the street

Pages: 78, 79

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Privacy--we have it next to the street

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: A better house for less money

Pages: 80, 81, 306, 309, 310

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A better house for less money

Five Star Home 2704 is a house of many ideas that apply in dozens of ways to make the house you build today in keeping with houses built tomorrow.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: How to drive safely at night

Pages: 82, 83

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How to drive safely at night

More people are driving at night than ever before. You and your family probably are spending more time on dark roads and streets. Here are tips on how to make your travels easier, safer, and more fun, from professional drivers who have learned them the hard way.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: In the springtime ... Showers and flowers

Pages: 84, 85

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In the springtime ... Showers and flowers

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Small workshop with big ideas

Pages: 86, 87, 285, 286

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Small workshop with big ideas

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Just look what you can do with an old house!

Pages: 88, 89

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Just look what you can do with an old house!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Garden ideas--yours to adopt

Pages: 90, 91

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Garden ideas--yours to adopt

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: A kitchen with a living-room look

Pages: 92, 93, 174, 176, 181, 184

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A kitchen with a living-room look

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: For ease when serving

Pages: 106, 385

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For ease when serving

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Planning tips for the built-in oven

Pages: 137, 139, 141, 142

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Planning tips for the built-in oven

The trend to built-in ovens and cooking tops grows every day. Why? Because the separate units are so flexible, may be installed to custom-fit a kitchen.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Here's how for speedy spicing

Pages: 154, 157

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Here's how for speedy spicing

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: How to stop a thief

Pages: 158, 160, 161

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How to stop a thief

One evening, four young men picked out a house at random and rang the doorbell. The resident opened the door. The youths aimed a revolver at his stomach and walked in.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: How to remodel your workbench

Pages: 164, 165, 168

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How to remodel your workbench

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Small den does triple duty

Page: 172

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Small den does triple duty

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Combine different fabrics for effective windows

Page: 186

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Combine different fabrics for effective windows

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: More fashion notes for bedding

Pages: 188, 218

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More fashion notes for bedding

Button-on bed flounces and pin-on tassels make quick and easy bedroom glamor that's doubly delightful at bed-making and laundry time. New flounce fastens to the bottom edge of a fitted bedspread with big buttons that add their own decorative touch. At laundry time, no mattress lifting to get the dust ruffle off the bed-- it's all done with buttons. Ditto for matching cafe curtains with button-off loops.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: How to make a comfortable bed

Pages: 194, 197

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How to make a comfortable bed

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Here's smartness for small rooms

Pages: 199, 205

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Here's smartness for small rooms

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: New names in the sky

Pages: 200, 204, 206, 207, 210

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New names in the sky

Now is the time for hundreds of American communities to find a place on our new national air map. Each month more towns are getting regularly scheduled flights that make them accessible to people, products, and places all over the world.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Spruce-ups for your kitchen

Pages: 209, 213, 214

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Spruce-ups for your kitchen

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Ideas for a basement fun room

Page: 216

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Ideas for a basement fun room

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Built-in ideas all in a wall

Pages: 220, 222, 224, 226, 244

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Built-in ideas all in a wall

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Design place mats to please you

Pages: 229, 305

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Design place mats to please you

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Tips on sewing fitted and fancy bedspreads

Pages: 230, 232, 235, 237

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Tips on sewing fitted and fancy bedspreads

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: How to carve a ham

Page: 237

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How to carve a ham

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Are foil crippling your children mentally?

Pages: 238, 385

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Are foil crippling your children mentally?

When our children are babies, we willingly assume complete responsibility for their care. We feed them, bathe and dress them, and guard their every move.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: LEUKEMIA

Pages: 240, 343, 395

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LEUKEMIA

You have probably read or heard about some pitiful child for whom Christmas or a birthday comes too soon. A party is given days ahead of time. Friends and family load the youngster with gifts and make a courageous show of cheerfulness. The reason for moving the calendar ahead is pathetic. The child is not expected to live. He has leukemia.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Water conditioning

Pages: 242, 244, 302

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Water conditioning

Ever since Grandmother collected rainwater to wash her hair, Grandfather drank mineral water, and Great-aunt Mathilda took sulfur-water baths, Americans have attributed all sorts of properties-- good and bad-- to water.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Should your boy play organized baseball?

Pages: 246, 248, 250, 256, 257, 286

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Should your boy play organized baseball?

When Mickey Mantle was a small boy in an Oklahoma mining town, he hurried home from school each afternoon to practice switch-hitting as much as five hours at a stretch. Dinner frequently waited until it was too dark for him to see the balls pitched by his father and grandfather.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: A new room-right up front!

Page: 254

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A new room-right up front!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Something new in NAILS!

Pages: 258, 260

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Something new in NAILS!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Let plastic metal do the job

Pages: 262, 265

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Let plastic metal do the job

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Count on a sponge to do the job

Pages: 266, 267, 268, 270

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Count on a sponge to do the job

No matter what the cleaning task, 9 times out of 10, a household sponge can take over and do it well. Whether you use cellulose, vinyl, plastic, rubber, or natural sponge, you'll find it a big helper. Keep sponges in kitchen, bathroom, utility, garage, family room, Baby's room-- everywhere!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: A better kitchen--Pantry out, eat bar in

Pages: 273, 274

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A better kitchen--Pantry out, eat bar in

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Boys' room planned for hobbies

Page: 276

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Boys' room planned for hobbies

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Twenty moneysaving tools and how to use them

Pages: 279, 280

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Twenty moneysaving tools and how to use them

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Personal help in planning, decorating and furnishing YOUR home

Pages: 282, 284, 343

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Personal help in planning, decorating and furnishing YOUR home

Look for Belter Homes & Gardens "Home Planning Center" emblem when you're looking for ideas to help make your home more comfortable and attractive. It identifies leading stores who feature personal help in planning, decorating, and furnishing your home.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: How to double your CLOSETS in size and use!

Pages: 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 300, 301

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How to double your CLOSETS in size and use!

Chances are the closets in your home are actually big and roomy enough for the things you want to put into them. Chances are, too, you can't use this space to the fullest advantage because narrow doorways and poorly organized shelf and hanger units hog 50 percent or more of the total storage area!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: How to get your Five Star plans

Page: 311

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How to get your Five Star plans

Better Homes & Gardens Five Star Home No. 2704 (about which you've just read) is one of a series of one- to four-bedroom homes published each month which make up our Five Star Home Plan Service. This service-- through which you can purchase complete plans-- includes the following features for home builders:

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Those fabulous wreckers TERMITES

Pages: 312, 322, 323

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Those fabulous wreckers TERMITES

The little termite that even now may be chewing away at the timbers of your home is one of the world's most fascinating creatures-- if you can be broad-minded enough to be fascinated.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: You're losing money when you

Page: 314

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You're losing money when you "save" on wiring

By failing to invest just one percent more for adequate wiring, you can jeopardize 22 percent of the investment in your home and appliances. Yet 80 percent of us are failing to protect this costly investment with adequate wiring.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: The portable saws that park a punch

Pages: 316, 319, 384

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The portable saws that park a punch

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: A better lawn: how to build one this year

Pages: 324, 325, 387

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A better lawn: how to build one this year

THE AVERAGE LAWN is only & 20 to $25 and one summer away from near perfection. In this comparatively short time, you can patch up the bare spots, thicken up the thin spots, and really grow the lawn you want.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Make your corners count

Pages: 326, 336, 337

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Make your corners count

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Bad habits--easier to prevent than cure

Pages: 328, 329

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Bad habits--easier to prevent than cure

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Remodeling for a new outlook!

Page: 330

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Remodeling for a new outlook!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Striking windows are simply dressed

Pages: 332, 333

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Striking windows are simply dressed

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: New home in the basement

Pages: 339, 350, 351

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New home in the basement

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Add style to your accessories

Page: 340

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Add style to your accessories

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Quick plaster repairs you can make

Pages: 344, 345, 346, 348, 349

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Quick plaster repairs you can make

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Brighten up your lawn furniture

Pages: 353, 382, 383

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Brighten up your lawn furniture

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: A lot more house on a narrow lot

Pages: 354, 356

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A lot more house on a narrow lot

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Plants you ought to know

Pages: 361, 362

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Plants you ought to know

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: GARDEN REMINDERS

Pages: 364, 365, 366

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GARDEN REMINDERS

Fruit: Prune your fruit trees to improve their shape or repair winter damage.... Check carefully around base of fruit trees for signs of borers. If left to work unhindered, they'll kill your trees. Destroy them with a wire probe, or squirt carbon disulfide into their holes and plug holes with putty.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: New garden gadgets

Pages: 370, 371

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New garden gadgets

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 372, 373

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

This was the firs day of summer-- and no foolin' about it. Temperature up around 70. So with David rallying around, the two of us took full advantage of the situation.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Flowering shrubs for dependable color

Pages: 376, 377

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Flowering shrubs for dependable color

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: They remodeled for a view

Pages: 378, 379, 380, 381

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They remodeled for a view

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News

Pages: 388, 389

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Latest Garden News

What effect will fluoridated water have on house plants? This question comes up regularly as increasing numbers of communities add fluorides for tooth protection. Tests on the subject are reassuring.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: Cause for alarm

Page: 395

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Cause for alarm

None of us likes to operate on a rigid time schedule. But even the most punctual homemaker sometimes lets the time slip by before she remembers an important appointment during her busy day.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1957 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 396

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

"Either women's hats are improving," said Grandpa Hillis as Grandma got off a bus after shopping, "or that's one of her old ones that got caught in an April shower."

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