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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Positive approach to discipline

Pages: 6, 9

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Positive approach to discipline

In the good old "golden rule days," a hickory stick did more than rhyme with arithmetic. It was a standard piece of equipment around most homes. And if one got broken in the line of duty, there was another one growing just outside the door.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Fast facts on attic fans

Pages: 10, 11, 318

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Fast facts on attic fans

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Our boat travels the highways

Pages: 14, 15, 258

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Our boat travels the highways

Why tow a boat cross-country when you can rent one at the lake or stream you plan to fish? We had two good reasons when our family recently made a 3,000-mile round trip to Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: It's time to plant glads

Page: 17

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It's time to plant glads

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: More scholarships than ever before!

Page: 18

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More scholarships than ever before!

One of the paradoxes of this land of plenty is that about 100,000 of our most promising high-school graduates each year do not go to college. They can't afford it. This group might include a young man or woman who would play a major role in the fight to conquer cancer, write the great American novel, unsnarl our traffic jams, or improve our foreign relations.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: These plants are tops for rocks

Page: 29

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These plants are tops for rocks

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Spring care of raspberries

Pages: 30, 33

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Spring care of raspberries

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: How to Grow better tomatoes

Pages: 34, 36

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How to Grow better tomatoes

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: HOW-TO for the handyman

Pages: 38, 43

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HOW-TO for the handyman

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Fishing spots the natives keep to themselves

Pages: 44, 47, 49, 51, 52, 55

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Fishing spots the natives keep to themselves

I know a dim road across a cow pasture in the Hoback country of Wyoming that leads to some of the finest trout fishing in the West. Yet it's hardly a 10-minute drive from busy U. S. Highway 189! Close to the highway runs" the Hoback River which tourists from Maine to Baja California whip to a frenzied froth during the summer months. It's on the beat of the "asphalt sportsmen."

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: YOU and your eating habits

Page: 55

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YOU and your eating habits

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Upside-down window shades

Pages: 56, 59

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Upside-down window shades

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: How to speed up Growth of shade trees

Page: 60

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How to speed up Growth of shade trees

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

Page: 62

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Latest Garden News

A new weapon against azalea petal blight is calcium cyanamid, the weed killer that breaks down into a nitrogen plant food.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: It's NEWS to me!

Pages: 65, 66

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It's NEWS to me!

Fresh and pretty, but ruggedly practical: the foam-rubber-backed place mats that protect fine table finishes. They're linen-embossed plastic that's easy to care for, come in a myriad of soft pastel colors (pink, yellow, beige, aqua, pecan, gold, silver, black, gray, white) and a variety of designs. Available individually, or in a set of 4 with matching napkins.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Bomb-dust radiation!

Pages: 71, 172, 174, 179, 182, 183

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Bomb-dust radiation!

An H-bomb explosion at our Bikini test site, March 1, 1954, blew a scientific concept, as well as an island, into smithereens. Fallout had previously been regarded as a hazard confined to the immediate vicinity of an atomic explosion. But a recording instrument at Rongelap, 100 miles to the east of Bikini, revealed that this bomb had sprayed alarming quantities of radioactive dust over that atoll. And we learned for the first time that fallout from a multi-megaton bomb was lethal over an area of several thousand square miles.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: A home that tugs at your memories

Pages: 72, 73, 74, 75

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A home that tugs at your memories

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: How to be a weather expert

Pages: 76, 77

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How to be a weather expert

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: A garden needs comfortable seats

Pages: 78, 79, 297

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A garden needs comfortable seats

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: CAROLINA'S wonderful seashore colony

Pages: 80, 81, 247, 248, 249

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CAROLINA'S wonderful seashore colony

Far behind us on the other side of the booming breakers crested with wind-blown spray, the heat of the Carolina sun had burned relentlessly into our skin, the glare from the dazzling white sands of the beach and the dunes had smacked painfully into our eyes. But out here the water was icy, and directly under us were mysterious dark shadows, strange and alluring. My companion, Dave Stick, paddling on his surfboard a little ahead of me, stopped and turned.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Floors step into the spotlight

Pages: 82, 83, 84, 85

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Floors step into the spotlight

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Good plantings for steps

Pages: 86, 87

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Good plantings for steps

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: A house that starts with a future

Pages: 88, 89, 90, 91, 196, 198, 290

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A house that starts with a future

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: You can work magic with flowers

Pages: 92, 93

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You can work magic with flowers

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: HOW-TO for the homemaker

Pages: 128, 160

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HOW-TO for the homemaker

Pack pleats this way when you travel. Fasten each pleat quickly and easily in place with a bobby pin. Holds pleat crease exactly where it should be-- even presses it more firmly during the trip.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: This room is the hub of activity

Pages: 134, 137

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This room is the hub of activity

With seven children (and a mountain of clothes to wash, dry, and iron) the Robert Armstrongs of Excelsior, Minnesota, paid special attention to planning a workable utility room. This room has since become one of the most important in the house-- makes for smooth sailing every day. The reason: it's all-inclusive; handles more than laundry jobs.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: This kitchen has everything

Pages: 151, 152, 155

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This kitchen has everything

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Room tailored for simple serving

Pages: 156, 157

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Room tailored for simple serving

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Why treat yourself like a poor relation?

Page: 158

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Why treat yourself like a poor relation?

"You aren't going to take your sterling silver?" I exclaimed. My daughter and I were packing her wedding presents. The small pile was to go to their tiny, collegetown apartment. The larger pile was destined for our attic, awaiting the day when they had a real home.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Happy children grow in gardens

Pages: 163, 164, 166, 168, 170

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Happy children grow in gardens

One night early last spring, Mike, our 10-year-old son, stopped momentarily in his afterdinner rush to get outdoors. "Mother," he asked casually, "Can Pat and I be Junior Gardeners this year?"

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: How safe is your community?

Pages: 185, 186, 187, 188, 190, 192, 195

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How safe is your community?

Thousands of our communities are joining in a great "citizens' crusade" against death on the highway. The crusade is sparked by the National Safety Council-- which has proclaimed a "highway emergency"-- and by the White House itself.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Ideas to help you decorate your home

Pages: 201, 217

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Ideas to help you decorate your home

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

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Don't be sold a

Pages: 203, 313, 318

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Don't be sold a "minimum" wiring plan

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Tips on table manners

Pages: 204, 250

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Tips on table manners

Do your table manners sometimes cause you anxious moments? Do you keep making mental notes to check "officially" on some puzzling detail-- and then promptly forget about it until the situation comes up again?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Look what you can do with an old house

Pages: 207, 208, 209, 240

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Look what you can do with an old house

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: A remarkable study in storage planning

Pages: 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 216

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A remarkable study in storage planning

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article:

Pages: 218, 225, 290

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"Live it up" this season

What can we do to get more zest, fun, and sparkle out of our summer living-- and out of spare time the year round? How can we gorge ourselves at the season's outdoor feasts, instead of picking up a few crumbs because we don't know we're welcome at the head table?

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: House-clean the easy-does-it way

Pages: 220, 221, 222, 225

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House-clean the easy-does-it way

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Why all the interest in sports cars?

Pages: 227, 228, 230, 231, 261

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Why all the interest in sports cars?

There have been minor flurries of interest in sports cars in America before this, in the years just before the First World War and in the late 1920s, but interest in those times was restricted for the most part to the very few people who could afford such expensive automobiles as the Mercer Raceabout and the Duesenberg. Today it's a mass movement. Middle-income men are just as hopelessly addicted as millionaires, belong to the same sports-car clubs, run in the same races.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: CHISELS

Pages: 235, 236

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CHISELS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Judgments against dog owners take a bigger bite

Pages: 238, 241, 304

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Judgments against dog owners take a bigger bite

Lost in canine thought, an Airedale trotted unwarily along a Boston sidewalk not long ago. In his preoccupation, he failed to notice a woman walking ahead of him. Suddenly, to their mutual astonishment, the dog barged into the woman at knee level-- and she went down like a tackled halfback.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: They're bitter about litter

Pages: 244, 250

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They're bitter about litter

If your town has been plagued lately by litter (as most have) you'll be glad to know that this year a lot more attention is being given to cleaner roads. If you've driven on roads littered with beer cans, or cut your tires on broken bottles-- or if you've found paper containers on your lawn after the weekend crowds have gone home-- you know the problem.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: What every well groomed dog needs

Pages: 256, 257

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What every well groomed dog needs

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: AMERICAN-Standard

Page: 262

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AMERICAN-Standard

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Happiness is where you are

Pages: 262, 263, 264

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Happiness is where you are

One of the most insidious trends of our times, I think, is the growing Cult of Unhappiness. I became aware of it several years ago when I passed a ticket line with a friend who lived in London throughout World War II. "You Americans are a strange people at times," said he. "Standing in a theater line with an evening's fun ahead, you look every bit as glum as we did in queue for rations.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Article

Pages: 265, 304

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Plant your way to a better garden

Pages: 266, 267, 276, 292

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Plant your way to a better garden

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Summer care of roses

Page: 268

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Summer care of roses

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Save that paintbrush!

Pages: 272, 274, 284

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Save that paintbrush!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: A swimming pool for $500!

Pages: 278, 279, 289

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A swimming pool for $500!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Start geraninums from cuttings

Pages: 280, 281

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Start geraninums from cuttings

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Back-yard designs for the younger set!

Pages: 282, 302

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Back-yard designs for the younger set!

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: More floor-covering fashions and facts

Pages: 286, 287

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More floor-covering fashions and facts

Carpet colors ring clear and contrasting. Name almost any jewel tone-- ruby, sapphire, turquoise, pearl white, copper, gold-- there's a carpet to match! And their bright newness will last, thanks to new dyes and soil-shedding carpet fibers. (More about that later.) The gold is a different gold--ranging from a bronzy tone to a pale neutral called sauterne. Try gold with blues, greens, browns, or gray.

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

Pages: 295, 314

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

May 1 Frost this morning, temperature down to the freeze line-- but by noon we were back to summer again. Plenty of hungry birds around the yard, so I put out extra feed for them.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Shrubs you ought to know

Pages: 298, 299, 325

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Shrubs you ought to know

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article:

Pages: 301, 305

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"Leaflets three--let it be!"

Garden lore probably contains more misinformation on poison-ivy than on any other plant. The methods for identifying it, avoiding it, and of eliminating it are as numerous as the plants with which it is confused. Many the poor sprig of Boston-ivy that has been yanked rudely from the ground, while the true villain, poison-ivy, grew undisturbed nearby.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: How to grow and use... DAYLILIES

Pages: 307, 308

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How to grow and use... DAYLILIES

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: MAY GARDEN REMINDERS

Pages: 310, 311, 312

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MAY GARDEN REMINDERS

Lawns: Work toward a better lawn by mowing regularly and frequently. It's better to clip off ½ inch a week than 2 inches-- all at once-- a month. If you've put off mowing too long, better rake up those bunches of thick, matted clippings.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: It's NEW for the Handyman

Page: 315

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It's NEW for the Handyman

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Workshop work horses for you to build

Pages: 316, 317

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Workshop work horses for you to build

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Better Homes & Gardens IDEA FILE

Page: 319

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Better Homes & Gardens IDEA FILE

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1957 Magazine Article: Shopping by Mail

Pages: 320, 321, 322, 323

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Shopping by Mail

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

Page: 326

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Young Richard Williams brought my 16-year-old Rosie an original poem last Sunday afternoon and she shed a tear or two over its beauty. But matter triumphed over mind when big-muscled Ronnie Matusiak tooted his jalopy horn out front. She went out to help him paint it.

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