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Every Woman's Encyclopaedia 1



Volume 1 of articles relevant to women's life in society

TitleEvery Woman's Encyclopaedia
AuthorVarious Authors
PublisherLondon S.N.
Year1910-1912
Copyright1910-1912, S.N.
AmazonEvery Woman's Encyclopaedia
Index 1002

Volumes 1-7

The Morning O. The Nativit

The Morning O. The Nativit By Cadogan Cowpei -----------A.R.A. --------By permission of the Berlin Photographic Co

-How To Choose A House
In a matter which so intimately concerns the comfort, convenience, and general well-being of the family as the selection of a house, the prospective ...
-Site
Apart from such considerations as convenience for shopping, proximity to a railway-station, pleasant surroundings, and questions determined by the choice or ...
-Soil
The warmest and driest sites are on sandy and gravelly soil, the coldest and wettest on clay. Chalk is cold but not necessarily damp. Soil has to be considered ...
-Water
The healthiness of the household is largely affected by the character of the water supply, which must be considered both as regards its degree of hardness and ...
-Purity
Even more important than hardness is purity. This may be affected by the presence of an undue amount of mineral or other matter in suspension, generally ...
-Furnishing. No. 1. On the Colour-Sense in Furnishing
By Helen Mathers do not address those persons who regard every inch of carpet or wall wasted that is not covered by a piece of furniture, china, or picture, ...
-Furnishing. No. 1. On the Colour-Sense in Furnishing. Continued
For beauty is godliness, beauty is worship of God, and the man who thinks that, by eating an ill-cooked meal and surrounding himself by things that offend the ...
-The Romance of Old China
The comfort that comes of restful, harmonious colouring and of deep. easy chairs Covers of the antique are apt to use the expression, old china as a too ...
-Woman's Home - Table Decorations For November
Some Delightful Designs which Can be Achieved with Chrysanthemums - The Arrangement of Chrysanthemums in Vases - The Terra-cotta Table - Decorative ...
-How To Arrange The Table
To arrange the table, first form a trail of the flowers across the centre from the middle of the sides of the table, working towards the centre, and ending ...
-An Idea For The Arrangement Of Sweets
Sweets should be arranged on this table in souffle cases covered with rows of paper chrysanthemum petals. They will then look like large chrysanthemums. With ...
-The Arrangement Of Chrysanthemums - In Vases
A quaint jug of Devonshire pottery ware in shades of blue and brown is shown also in the illustration. It is filled with pale yellow chrysanthemums. The ...
-The Terra-Cotta Table
A triangle design wrought with rowan berries is a new idea, and looks charming when carried out as shown in the illustration at the top of the page. the ...
-The Servant Question
Daily Work in Seven-roomed House Family - Master, Mistress, and Child The servant question is always with us, and mistresses are never weary of discussing the ...
-How To Obtain Servants
It is no easy matter to secure quickly the treasure for whom you are seeking. Do not be in a hurry and take anyone; it only entails expense, much vexation, ...
-Duties Of The General Servant
In no condition of service is the relation between mistress and maid of more importance than in those homes where it is only possible to employ a general ...
-General Servant's Time-Table
Daily work in seven-roomed house. Family - Master, mistress, and one child 6 a.m. - Rise, light kitchen fire, fill kettles, clean boots, sweep hall and steps.
-Woman's Home - Am Open-Air Bedroom
Sleep Out of Doors is Sound Advice - The Construction of a Suitable Shelter - The Revolving Bedroom - English Winters are not so violent as to Prohibit ...
-Woman's Home. The Verandah Bed-Room
The possessor of a roofed-in verandah can have her open-air bed-room practically for nothing. In fine weather the protection afforded by the house against ...
-Home Laundry Work - Fine Flannel Washing
Soap Jelly - The Wringer - Children's Flannels - Washing Blankets the writer of this article has devoted years of thought and study not only to laundry work, ...
-Soap Jelly
The following is a method of washing flannel which will be found quite easy, even to people who are not used to hard work: Cut into shreds a pound of yellow ...
-Expensive Flannels
When expensive flannels are being washed, it is better to employ two persons. The flannel then can be passed from the soapy lather quickly by the one to the ...
-Beautiful Women In History. An Introduction
Philosophers, modern as well as ancient, have always been ready, with one exception, to formulate definitions of beauty and the beautiful, yet they appear to ...
-Beauty - The Two Beautefuil Misses Gunning
There may have been women as lovely, there may have been women more lovely; but never in the whole history of the British nation have two sisters been accorded ...
-Beauty - The Two Beautefuil Misses Gunning. Continued
The Misses Gunning were presented in December, 1750, and immediately their beauty took England by storm. Walpole writes to Sir Horace Mann in 1751: You who ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. No. 1. - The Care Of The Complexion
How Good Complexions may be Preserved - The Improvement of Bad Complexions - Soft Water the First Essential - How Water may be Softened - The Ideal Soap - An ...
-Encyclopaedia - Beauty
Wear what is Becoming, not what is Fashionable - Fabrics with Dull Surfaces - The Large Black Picture Hat - Value of the Veil fter a woman reaches the solemn ...
-The Hair. No. 1. - What To Do To Keep It Perfect
Hair Should be Cleansed, not by Frequent Washing, but by Frequent Brushing - Hair Oils - Hot Irons for Curling the Hair - The Physiology of the Hair Although ...
-Children. The Ideal Day-Murseiry
Crawling-mats - A Sheep-fold for the Baby - Baby's Furniture - Ventilation - Decorative Friezes that Amuse Children - Wallpapers Illustrating Nursery Rhymes - ...
-Children. The Ideal Day-Murseiry. Part 2
If liked, washable papers illustrating nursery rhymes, etc., can be used instead of the self-coloured paint or distemper; but they do not make a restful ...
-Children. The Ideal Day-Murseiry. Part 3
By Mrs. F. Lassels Mather, Central Midwives' Board. A.r.san.1. Author of Health and Home Nursing? Hygiene and Temperance:; Home and Nursing, etc. As soon as a ...
-Girls' Christian Names
Broadly speaking, the majority of names can be traced back to Greek, Latin, and Teutonic sources, many of these, of course, having their common root in the old ...
-Middle-Class Girls For The Colonies
Yet in the present crowded state of the English market for educated women's work, it is just the middle and upper class girls who have most difficulty in ...
-Woman's Work. No. 1 - How To Become A Telephone Operator
By Alfred Barnard Author of Every Way of Earning a Living, Our Sons and Daughters, etc. An Attractive Way of Earning a Living - Open to Women between Sixteen ...
-A Week's Menu
Monday Roast Beef, Horseradish Sauce Sultana Pudding, Sweet Sauce. Tuesday Cold Roast Lamb and Salad Rice Pudding Wednesday Veal and Ham Custard and Stewed ...
-The Lonely Woman
Not Wanted ! - The Little Grey Lady - How she Occupied her Time - Good Work to be Done In all the world there is no figure so poig-nantly pathetic as that of ...
-The Little Grey Woman
The sketch that follows concerns the life of one little lonely woman who lived in a north-country village; it may suggest many things to many lonely women all ...
-How She Occupied Her Time
When she came to the village, the Little Grey Woman came quietly and without the slightest ostentation. Her needs were few, and from her orders the village ...
-The Child The Woman's Comforter
The safest method to pursue is that of writing to the clerk of the local Board of Guardians. There are few Boards in the country which have not in their care, ...
-Good Work For The Lonely
If children creep into the majority of these suggestions to lonely women, it is because the writer believes that in children one may find real happiness.
-Many Delightful Occupations
If there is one child familiar to you in this lonely parish, give it that tiny plot of garden, and mention, only casually, that you wish other children would ...
-Incubator Versus Hen
The incubator can claim for itself many advantages over the natural sitter. On the whole, it is more reliable, and it is always ready when wanted - an ...
-How To Start A Business
Again, it does not need much accommodation or a large amount of capital to commence in the day-old chicken business. All that is essential to success is a ...
-An Occupation Suitable For Women
The newly-hatched chicken trade, therefore, entails no work of a laborious nature, and is associated with no duties that the willing hands and minds of women ...
-Marriage. The Desire To Please
Marriage is a topic so tremendous that even the pen seems to hesitate in the fingers before venturing upon it. One often reads that marriage is the most ...
-The Etiquette of Marriage
Announcing the Engagement - Preparations for the Wedding - Presents - In the Church Bridesmaids - The Reception - The Best Man - Going Away There are two ...
-Preparations For The Wedding
Preparations for the wedding have to begin betimes. The church is chosen, and the hour settled with the vestry clerk. Shall the service be fully choral ? If so ...
-Marriage. The Trousseau
Trying to make an entire trousseau at home is a mistake. Ready-made garments often can be bought cheaper than they can be made at home. Time, however, may be ...
-The Home-Made Trousseau
So inexpensively can ready-made garments be bought that it is scarcely worth while to spend weeks before the wedding at the sewing machine, as did the brides- ...
-Twenty-Pound Trousseau
There are thousands of girls whose fathers cannot afford more than £10 for their trousseau. The following, therefore, will give some idea of what may be bought ...
-Winter Honeymoons
Where to Spend a Honeymoon - The Country House - The Mediterranean - Less Expensive Honeymoons - The Cornish Riviera - Hydros - Matlock, etc. The newly-married ...
-The West Indies
The West Indies are a lure to those who love the sun, and Bermuda is equally tempting from this point of view. Facilities for visiting both are offered by ...
-A Mediterranean Tour
A pleasant winter tour in the Mediterranean would be by the Ellerman Line. The trip lasts five weeks, and includes Gibraltar, Genoa, Leghorn, Naples, Bari, ...
-The Tyrol
The snows of Tyrol might deter those who have never visited it in winter, nor experienced the exhilaration and sense of well-being that are inseparable from ...
-Less Expensive Honeymoons
Continental visits are always rather costly, and there are many places in our own England where a winter honeymoon may be passed less extravagantly. There is, ...
-Honeymoon At A Hydro
There are hydros and spis scattered all over the land at which a noneymoon may be spent very pleasantly. Malvern, Matlock, Bournemouth, Buxton, Harrogate, ...
-Old-Time Beliefs
If there is a cat in the house the bride must never omitto feed it herself on that day, otherwise the creature may think itself neglected. and. out of spite.
-The Meaning Of Orange-Blossom
Having so far attired the bride, her wreath and veil must have consideration next. Authorities are divided upon the origin of the use of orange-blossom. Some ...
-Origin Of The Wedding Veil
The history of the wedding veil is particularly interesting, and, like so many other things, seems to have two sources. First, the Anglo-saxon custom, which ...
-Medical Commonsense
Commonsense, not Drugs, the Panacea for Most Ills - Rational Living as the Cure for Dyspepsia Faddism an Evil, since Concentration of the Mind on an Organ ...
-Medical - Home Nursing
What the Amateur Nurse Should Know - the Blood System, and How the Organs, Tissues, and Cells of the Body are Fed - the Action of the Heart - Blood Corpuscles ...
-Common Ailments and Their Treatment
Abscess is a collection of pus or matter formed as a result of inflammation. It may be acute or chronic. An acute abscess follows upon a sharp inflammation, ...
-Common Ailments and Their Treatment. Continued
Pain, cough, and breathlessness are usually prominent symptoms. As in disease of the heart, the patient must guard against exertion and remain restful, which ...
-A Pictorial Lesson in First Aid. How to Render First Aid
By Mary Westaway (Associate of the National Health Society) When Accidents Happen - How to Bandage - Knots for First Aid - Restoratives - How to Use a Pocket ...
-Medical - The Healthy Child
The Mistake of Coddling - Diet - Home Training - The Overdressed Child - Fretful Children Efficient Ventilation - Exercise when we consider that over 90 per ...
-Women In Great Social Positions The Wife Of The Prime Minister
Mrs. Asquith held a private reception yesterday at 20, Cavendish Square. Among those present were------- There is sometimes a world of significance behind this ...
-Lady Of Quality. No. 1. Dinner-parties
By Mrs. Humphry ( Madge ) Forms of Invitation - When they should be Sent - Comfort of the Guests - The Right Wines to Choose - How to Place the Guests To ...
-The Eligible Young Man
And yet it would not do to plume oneself unduly on this. The advice to refrain from doing so is especially applicable to young men. They are so scarce in ...
-Comfort Of The Guests
It is a mistake to invite a larger number than one's dinner-table can accommodate comfortably. Care must be taken also to have the room at the right ...
-The Thoughtful Hostess
In addition to wine, a supply of mineral waters should be at hand. So many doctors order their patients to avoid wine and drink whisky that the thoughtful ...
-Placing The Guests
The place to be occupied by each guest is arranged beforehand, and the servants who wait are instructed as to the various positions, so that as the couples ...
-How To Read A Coat-Of-Arms
The Meaning of Heraldry - Badges - Crests and Mottoes - The Arms of an Heiress - A Married Woman's Arms Heraldry - or its sister study, genealogy - has been ...
-What A Coat-Of-Arms Tells
Heraldry is essentially not a science which can interest the many. So few recognise its significance. To an ordinary person a coat-of-arms means nothing. To a ...
-Early Heraldry
But men only began to adopt the full coat-of-arms, as it stands to this day, about the twelfth century. Of course the science did not spring into being full- ...
-Crests And Mottoes
The charge and colour upon a shield is the same for all descendants of the original bearer, but crests and mottoes have varied with different branches of the ...
-The Arms Of An Heiress
If the wife is an heiress, he bears her arms not impaled in the usual way, but on a small shield, called an escutcheon of pretence, in the middle of his own.
-The College of Arms, or Herald's College
Endowed by Richard III. in 1484, to be pre-sided over by the Earl Marshal (an office held by the Dukes of Norfolk), the Heralds' College had its first home in ...
-Practical Lessons In Dressmaking
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework, and Millinery, of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Sewing Machine
A lock stitch machine is the best, as the work is stronger and more secure, and the stitching is not so clumsy as when done by a chain stitch machine.
-Skirt Board
A skirt board is a great help in tacking the material and lining of a skirt together, and it is almost a necessity for pressing the seams. These boards can be ...
-Flat Irons, Iron Stand
Two or three flat irons are necessary for pressing the seams, etc. They should weigh about three or four pounds. They can be obtained from any ironmonger, and ...
-Ironing Blanket
Before pressing the garment which is being made, an ironing blanket should be placed over the board or table.
-Dress Stand
A padded dress stand is the best, and one covered with drill is the strongest. They can be had in stock sizes or made to measure from a well fitting bodice. An ...
-Cutting-Out Scissors, Buttonhole Scissors, Needles
The most useful sizes for needles are 5 to 9, and if a dress is to be boned, No. 4 between needles are the best.
-Pins, Steel Pins, And Tape Measure
Fine steel pins are the best for pinning velvet and silk, as they do not mark the material as ordinary pins do. Tracing Wheel (Dia. 1) A single one is best, ...
-Part II. Materials, etc,, necessary for Dressmaking
Material for making the desired Garment, Suitable Lining (if a Lining is desired). Tacking Cotton This cotton can be bought in reels of 1,000 yards in various ...
-Dress - Practical, Lessons In Tailoring. 1. The Appliances Necessary For Tailoring
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Millinery, and Plain Veedlework of the Teachers in Training at the University Colleges of South ...
-II. Materials Required For Tailoring
Cloth, Tweed, or Serge Suitable Linings French Canvas This canvas (string colour) is used for interlining the fronts of coats, waistcoats, collars, revers, ...
-III. Stitche5 Used In Tailoring
Tacking And Basting Tacking is a stitch made by passing the needle and cotton in and out of the material in a horizontal direction, taking up a small piece of ...
-Practical Millinery
The Difficult Art of Making Hat-frames - The Head Band and the Early Stages of the Brim - How to Shape the Brim - The Crown Must be Made Separately The ...
-Dress - Practical Advice On The Choice Of Furs
Where Sable Come From - Secrets of the Fur Trade - Frauds, and How to Detect them - Shaded Skins - Care of Sables - Value of Sable Curs, lace, and pearls are ...
-The Sable's Home
Sable is one of the most beautiful of furs. It was not known in Europe until long after ermine had been discovered. The sable had its home in the north-east of ...
-Where The Finest Sable Comes From
Russian and Canadian sables bear the finest fur in the world. The over-hair is most lustrous, the wool close and soft, and the skin very fine and pliable. The ...
-The Price Of Sables
Sable skins of the finest quality are worth at retail price in London from 70 to 100 apiece. And even more may be given if the customer desires the furrier to ...
-Secrets Of The Fur Trade
The fur trade has some interesting secrets. There is a skilful method of working sable and other small skins of the same description. By this means what looks ...
-Frauds And How To Detect Them
Frauds in the fur trade consist in selling shaded skins as natural skins, or selling substitutes under a false name, and such frauds are most often applied to ...
-Artificially " Shaded " Skins
In the artificially shaded skin this high-water mark is an absolutely straight line, for the dye has been evenly brushed along the surface of the over-hair, ...
-Care Of Sables
Sable needs the most careful treatment. When not in use it should be taken out from time to time, lightly wiped over with a cambric handkerchief, and then ...
-Sables And Sable Schemes
Sable is not always adaptable. As regards colour, it looks its best with some shades of brown, and with white, black, cream, or grey. But with red, green, ...
-Colour Amd Clothes
Wear Colours which are Becoming, not necessarily those which are Fashionable - The Difficulties of Dressing the Woman with Auburn Hair - Look to Nature for ...
-The Difficulties Of Auburn Hair
The woman who gaily crowns a mass of auburn locks with a biscuit-coloured hat garlanded with bright pink roses - and, strange though it may seem, red-haired ...
-Flower Schemes
The modern elegante, seeking inspiration for the colour of her gowns, might do worse than adopt a flower scheme for her afternoon frocks. Let her take some ...
-The Value of Contrast
Under our grey English skies flashes of bright colour come as a welcome relief, and should do much to lighten the gloom of dark November days. As a nation we ...
-Nature Schemes
Skies at sunrise and sunset give many an inspiration for day-gowns in delicate tones of pink and grey, and for evening frocks too, where misty veilings of ...
-White And Its Possibilities
Although, technically speaking, white implies an absence of colour, many delightful possibilities are afforded by its lovely suggestions of pearl and snow and ...
-The Revival Of Needlecraft
Author of A History of Hand-made Lace, etc. he importance of the modem revival of fine needlework can hardly be over-estimated, Commencing tentatively at the ...
-Needlework Pictures
Nor was it considered a waste of time and energy to reproduce badly, line for line, a full-sized picture by a mid-victorian artist; the art of the needle being ...
-French Embroidery
In writing about the revival of needlecraft, it is unnecessary to mention France, for where there has been no decadence there is no need of revival. The nimble ...
-Needlework - A First Lesson In Crochet
Choice of Cotton - Hook or Needle - First Stitches - Chain Stitch - Single Crochet - Double Crochet-treble - Hairpin Work Crochet dates from the sixteenth ...
-Embroidered Collars - How To Make Five Collars For Half A Crown
A Peter Pan Collar with Original Design - Buttonholing - Satin, Crewel, and Outline Stitches - A Double Stock Collar with Chain Stitch and French Knots - How ...
-Buttonholing
Work from left to right. Put the needle in on the line to the right side and close to the point where it started and bring it out again exactly under the last ...
-Tike Ideal Kitchen
Considering that the kitchen department is largely responsible for the health, comfort, good temper, and general well-being of the entire household, it is ...
-Walls And Ceiling
If possible, therefore, avoid a sitting-room kitchen, and if you have the opportunity of planning your own kitchen, see that the walls are built with rounded ...
-The Floor
The floor is one of the most important parts in the kitchen, and must, under all circumstances, be washable. It should be made of wood which can easily be ...
-The Range
Never grudge money spent on a good cooking range, for on the efficiency of the range depend the amount of fuel consumed, the supply of hot water, and the ...
-The Kitchen Table
The height of the kitchen table should be adapted to the height of the cook, because, if this is done, she can be spared much backache and weariness. If the ...
-Kitchen Utensils
All kitchen utensils should be light, durable, and made of such ware that they can be easily kept clean without laborious scouring and polishing. A few good ...
-Labour-Saving Appliances
Although there is a vast number of really useful labour and time-saving appliances in the market to-day, it is a remarkable fact that there are but ...
-System In Arrangement
Wall space should not be wasted; if utensils are kept in sight the easier it is to find them, and the more likely they are to be kept clean. Each new cook, ...
-Dishcloths
In many households dishcloths are a thing of the past; they are considered, and correctly, as non-hygienic, and indeed, often are greasy and slimy, and contain ...
-The A B C Of Cooking
It seems that the average woman begins the study of cookery at the wrong end. She follows recipes and makes dishes, then incidentally finds out the various ...
-The Various Methods Of Cooking Boiling
This is one of the simplest ways of cooking. It implies immersing the food to be cooked in boiling liquid, not necessarily water, for a certain length of time.
-Advantages Of Steaming Over Boiling Foods
1. The slow, gradual heat makes the food more digestible, therefore this method is specially suitable for foods that are intended for children and invalids. 2.
-A Few Disadvantages Of Steaming
1. The food takes longer to cook. 2. There will be no gravy from meat or fish cooked this way. 3. The steamer will require constant attention, to see that the ...
-Stewing
This is the most economical and nourishing of all methods, as the liquid used is invariably served as gravy or syrup, and thus, whatever good is extracted from ...
-Advantages Of Stewing
1. Coarse, therefore cheap, parts of meat can be used, as the slow, continuous cooking in moist heat softens the fibres and gelatinous parts. 2. Meat loses ...
-Roasting
This is one of the oldest, and certainly the most popular of all methods of cooking, but at the same time it is one of the most expensive. It is cooking meat, ...
-Frying
This, the quickest of all cooking methods, is cooking food in smoking hot fat, or oil. Cheap pieces of meat with tough fibres should never be fried, the quick ...
-The Important Point
The success or otherwise of any fried food depends entirely on the temperature of the fat when the food is put into it. Bubbles on the surface of water denote ...
-Grilling
This is also called broiling, and is taken from a French word meaning to burn. Both methods imply cooking small pieces of meat, fish, poultry, game, etc., over ...
-A Few Words On Hors D'Oeuvres
Hors d'ceuvres originated, without doubt, in the northern countries of Europe, where an immense variety is always served, frequently at a side buffet, from ...
-Olives A La Madras
Required: Six Spanish olives. Six fillets of anchovy. Two hard-boiled eggs. A little anchovy sauce or paste. One ounce of butter. Half a teaspoonful of chutney.
-Devilled Caviare
Required: Three ounces of caviare. One lemon. Half an ounce of butter. Croutes of bread. One ounce of sweet almonds. Cayenne. Put the almonds in a small ...
-Croutes Of Haddock
Required: Quarter of a pound of dried haddock. One ounce of butter. One small gherkin. One egg. Salt and pepper. A little chopped parsley. Croutes of bread.
-Cassolettes Of Shrimps
Required: A teacupful of picked shrimps. Two or three spoonfuls of mayonnaise sauce. A little chopped parsley. For the Cassolette Paste: Quarter of a pound of ...
-Bonnes Bouches A La Philippe
Required: Six small wafer biscuits. Six thin slices of smoked sausage. About two inches of cucumber. A little oil and vinegar. Chili and gherkin. A little ...
-The Art Of Making Soup
Where economy is practised, sufficient scraps are often left from the various meals to furnish the usual family soups and broths without buying fresh meat for ...
-What Is Stock?
To many people the word stock is merely a culinary term, and they have only a vague idea as to its meaning. Stock, however, is a useful liquid that ought ...
-Foods Unsuitable For The Stockpot
Rice, potatoes, bread, cabbage or similar green vegetables, high game, slightly tainted meat, pork, or veal. All these quickly sour the stock. If it is ...
-How To Start A Stockpot
Buy either a special block-tin, cast-iron, or copper stockpot, fitted with tap and strainer, or select a large, clean iron saucepan. Fill it two-thirds full of ...
-Special Stocks
For the very best soups, especially clear ones, stock ought to be made from fresh meat and bones. Brown stock for brown soup, whether clear or thick, and white ...
-Brown Stock
Required for three quarts of stock: Three pounds of shin of beef. Three quarts of cold water. One medium-sized carrot, turnip, and onion. Two sticks of celery.
-How To Clear The Stock
First remove every vestige of fat from the top of the stock, and, if it has set in a jelly, wipe the surface with a cloth wrung out in very hot water. If there ...
-White Stock
Required for three quarts of stock: Three pounds of knuckle of veal. Three quarts of cold water. One medium-sized carrot, turnip, and onion. A bunch of sweet ...
-Soups
Soups may be divided into four classes. 1. Consommes, clear soups. 2. Purees. 3. Thickened soups. 4. Broths. Clear Soups These are made from clarified stock, ...
-Purees
These are made by rubbing the materials of which the soup is made through a sieve; the puree, or pulp, thus made is ther mixed in with the thin part of the ...
-Recipes - Julienne Soup
Required: One quart of clear soup. One pint of stock. One carrot and turnip. One white stick of celery. One leek. Half a small lettuce. Six leaves of tarragon.
-Clear Soup A La Royale
Required: One quart of clear soup. For the garnish of savoury custard. One egg and two extra yolks. Salt and pepper. Quarter of a pint of stock. First prepare ...
-Consomme Aux Ceufs Files
Required: One quart of clear soup. One egg. Quarter of an ounce of flour. One small tablespoonful of cream. Salt and pepper. Put the flour in a basin, break ...
-Various Other Garnishes
Soup Garnish Clear soup a la jardiniere Half a teacupful each of cooked peas, small balls of carrot, turnip, and cucumber to a quart of soup. Also shreds of ...
-Spinach Puree
This is an example of a vegetable puree. Required: Two pounds of spinach. Half a pint of milk. One and a half pints of white stock. One ounce of butter. One ...
-Bonne Femme Soup
This is an example of a soup thickened with eggs and cream. Required: One quart of boiling white stock. One gill of milk or cream. The yolks of three eggs. One ...
-Scotch Broth
Required: About two pounds of middle neck of mutton. Two quarts of cold water. A teacupful each of carrot and turnip, cut in dice. One leek. One onion. One ...
-Two Vegetable Purees - Potato Soup
Required: One pound of potatoes. One pint of boiling water. Half a pint of milk. One Spanish onion. One ounce of butter or good dripping. Two sticks of celery ...
-Tomato Soup
Required: Two pounds of tomatoes. Two ounces of lean ham. One ounce of butter or good dripping. One small onion. Two sticks of celery. Two pints of stock. Salt, ...
-Facts About Fish
Fish becomes every year more and more popular as an article of food. It is abundant, and there are many inexpensive varieties. Moreover, it furnishes an ...
-Fish Recipes - Dressed Crab
Required: One good-sized crab. Salt and pepper, oil, and vinegar to taste. One tablespoonful of fresh white crumbs. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. One ...
-Lobster Vol Au Vent
Required: One large lobster. Half a pint of good white sauce. Half a pound of puff pastry. Make some ordinary puff pastry, but instead of rolling it out seven ...
-Oyster Cutlets
Required: One and a half dozen oysters. One ounce of butter. One ounce of flour. One gill of water. One tablespoonful of cream. One egg. Half a lemon. Salt and ...
-fish souffle'
Required: About half a pound of any white fish. Three eggs. Two ounces of flour. One gill of milk or fish stock. One gill of cream. Two ounces of butter.
-Fried Fish
Required: Any kind of fish. One or more eggs. Breadcrumbs. Frying fat. About two tablespoonfuls of flour (more or less according to the quantity of fish). One ...
-Fish Cakes
Required: Half a pound of cold cooked potatoes. One. pound of cold cooked fish. One ounce of butter. Two eggs. Breadcrumbs. Salt and pepper. A little milk. Rub ...
-To Draw Poultry And Game
No. 1. - Cutting the neck of the fowl as high up in the body as possible Although in large towns most of the poultry is sent out ready for cooking, it is an ...
-To Pluck Poultry
Find a seat out of the draught, or else the leathers will be blown all over the room. Have near a deep basket or box in which to put them. Lay the bird on your ...
-To Singe Poultry
This is always neces-sary, especially if the bird is not very young, as then there are often hairs nearly an inch long all over the skin. In other cases there ...
-2. To Draw Poultry And Game
Lay the bird on the board, breast downwards. Cut a slit in the skin of the neck about two inches from the head up to the body. Loosen the skin from the neck, ...
-To Truss A Fowl For Roasting
wishing bone, so that there is no stump left. Cut the skin off from the neck so that a long flap is left to draw down and cover over the opening made by ...
-Birds That Are Not Drawn
Plovers, snipe, quails, woodcock should not be trussed on any account. With grouse the claws and feathery legs are not touched. No. 6. - The fowl trussed ready ...
-2. To Truss A Fowl For Roasting
Lay the fowl, back downwards, on the board, thread the trussing needle with fine string, for skewers are now but little used, push the thighs of the bird as ...
-To Truss A Fowl For Boiling
For this the legs are slipped inside under the skin, so that the bird is in a compact shape with no leg-joints protruding. First cut the shanks off by chopping ...
-Trussing A Pheasant For Roasting
This is done in the same way as a fowl, but that the head is left on sometimes, in which case the loosening of the entrails from the neck end has to be omitted ...
-Birds Trussed Like Fowls
Blackcock, capercailzie, grouse (except that the claws and feathery legs are left untouched usually), partridge and ptarmigan (legs the same as grouse), quails ...
-Trussing A Pheasant For Boiling
Proceed as for a boiled fowl. Woodcock And Snipe are not drawn, and the head is skinned and left on, then turned round, and the long beak used to fasten the ...
-To Truss A Turkey
A turkey is plucked and singed by the same method as a fowl, but before trussing the sinews must be drawn. To do this, break the leg-bones close to the feet, ...
-To Truss A Goose Or Duck
Geese and ducks are prepared, drawn, and trussed in the same way as fowls, except that the wings are cut off at the first joint. The feet of a goose are nearly ...
-Kitchen And Cookery
A Well-arranged Table Dispels Frowns - Annoyance-saving Devices - Carving Cloths - Choice of China and Glass - How to Serve - Fruit and Cereal Food Breakfast ...
-The Carving Cloth
Therefore, have your damask spotless. A great economy is always to use a carving cloth even for breakfast. These carving cloths need not be elaborate. Just a ...
-Glass And China
With regard to the choice of china, avoid gaudy colouring that will clash with the flowers; a simple pattern is always in good taste. In one of the ...
-Serving Cereal Food
Porridge, hominy, and cereal foods should be very daintily served, or they are apt to look messy. Such breakfast foods, when hot, should be in dark green or ...
-Lady Halle
Many honours have been secured by Lady Halle, the famous violinist, since she made her London debut sixty years ago. But that of which she is most proud is the ...
-Madame Ada Crossley
Madame Ada Crossley, the famous contralto, only won success after a grim struggle. Like Madame Melba, she was born in Australia, and the turning-point came ...
-Miss Violet Vanbrugh
The father of Miss Violet Vanbrugh (who in private life is Mrs. Arthur Bourchier) was an Exeter clergyman. He was notable, however, for his broad-mindedness, ...
-Miss Christabel Pankhurst
No one can deny the courage with which Miss Christabel Pankhurst, the originator of the fighting tactics, has forced the question of votes for women to the ...
-The Duchess Of Bedford
Although the quiet little village of Stock-bridge, in Hampshire, claims the Duchess of Bedford as a native - for it was there that her Grace was born forty- ...
-The Countess Of Aberdeen
As a girl the Countess of Aberdeen interested herself largely in social questions of the day. and it was shortly after her marriage, in 1877, that she ...
-Mrs Madeleine Ryley
Mrs. Madeleine Ryley is a delightful and interesting woman, and the writer of over forty plays, which include those delightful productions Jedbury Junior and ...
-Miss Marie Tempest
Her mother once told her that she could sing before she could talk, and it was her success as a singing student at the Royal Academy of Music which led her ...
-Queens of the World. No. 1. Queen Mary of England
On the stroke of midnight of April 26, 1867, in the room at Kensington Palace which had once been the nursery of Queen Victoria, the consort of King George V.
-Socities Which Help Women And Children. No. 1. The National Union Of Woman Workers
President for 1910, the Lady Laura Ridding The Work of the Union - It Instigates Legislation - Guards the Welfare and Interest of Woman Workers - Deals with ...
-Marriage Law
Marriage is a contract into which people under the age of twenty-one are capable of entering, and is the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman. The ...
-Definition Of Legal Words Used
Age of Consent. - For males, 14; for females, 12. Surrogate. - A deputy of an ecclesiastical judge, most commonly of a bishop or his chancellor, with power to ...
-The Law and the Servant
Servants - Governesses - Servant or Partner ? - Contracts - Married Women as Servants, etc. The master has the right to say not only what his servant shall do, ...
-Money Paid Under Mistake
Money paid under a mistake of material facts is recoverable as money paid without consideration; a partner who, on dissolving partnership, paid his partner too ...
-Child Law
Notification and Registration of Births - Certificate of Baptism - Vaccination, etc. Notification Of Births The birth of children in the Metropolis, or in ...
-Love Scenes In Pictures. - No. 1
Love Locked Out. By Mrs. Anna Lea Merritt, A.r.e.
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. No. I - The Empress Josephine
You will be married to a man of fair complexion. A young Creole, whom you love, does not cease to think of you; you will never marry him, and you will make ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. The Empress Josephine. Continued
Josephine, however, refused to become clever, refused to scheme, and, therefore, as was inevitable, Beauharnais grew weary of her, weary of his home, and once ...
-Love-Letters Of Famous People. Abelard And Heloise
Love-letters, when the personality of the writer is interesting enough to save them from monotony, must always possess a very strong attraction for the rest of ...
-Letters Passionate And Tender
Love-letters, however, will afford fascinating reading so long as the world lasts, and so long as men and women are interested in each other. Women whose ...
-Letters By Heloise
The letters of Heloise, which are among the stormiest now under consideration, seem to have suffered considerably in translation. In the English rendering the ...
-Reproaches
In another letter she reproaches Abelard for speaking of his possible death: A heart weighed down by grief can never be calm; a spirit which is a prey to all ...
-A Beautiful Legend
This is Heloise at her most passionate. But the letters are interrupted by long and tedious disquisitions concerning 'the order, and with these Abelard's ...
-W0men Workers In The Church
Every church has its own discipline in regard to woman's work in it and for it. The conditions under which a woman's work would be accepted, and the sphere ...
-Religion - Thie West London Mission
The Sisters of the People - Their Organisation and Work - Care of Children - Clubs and othei Institutions for Boys and Girls - The Guild of the Brave Poor ...
-Care Of Children
For children whose mothers are forced to go out to work a creche is provided, where a mother can leave one child for 4d. a day (or two for 7d.) from 8 a.m. to ...
-Clubs For Boys And Girls
Again, there are the clubs for boys and girls when they reach the most difficult age of all - the age when most care is needed, and, amongst the children of ...
-The Guild Of The Brave Poor Things
The Guild of the Brave Poor Things, which is now well known throughout the country, was formed by Sister Grace after reading The Story of a Short Life, by Mrs.
-The Establishment
The community consists of over one hundred professed nuns of the Order of St. Dominic, and about the same number of lay sisters, who do the domestic work of ...
-Education Of The Deaf And Dumb
The children vary in age from three years to eighteen years. At eighteen they are supposed to be educated, and the small sum (15 per year) paid for their ...
-Work Done By Deaf Mutes
The education of the deaf and dumb is a matter of great difficulty. First they are taught the names of the objects surrounding them, and how to indicate them ...
-A Home For The Deaf And Dumb
After a time, therefore, it is only natural that they should want to return to the convent. This, however, lack of accommodation makes impossible. A great ...
-Convents In The Archdiocese Of Westminster
Convent of Notre-dame, 55, Tollington Park, London, N. Address: The Rev. Mother Superior. Convent of the Daughters of the Cross, Cale Street, Chelsea, S.w.
-The Lady Art Student In Paris
To study art in Paris is, as a rule, a girl artist's highest ambition, and the change which has gradually but unmistakably crept over student life there during ...
-A Tiny Appartement
The more enterprising spirits amongst the girl students old enough to be capable of judging for themselves, after a few weeks spent at a pension, will ...
-Holiday Jaunts
Then, again, many a day of pure delight may be enjoyed by forming a little party of girl-student friends to go down the Seine in one of the delightful river ...
-The Arts. No. 1. Jane Eyre
By Charlotte Bronte In 1847, when Vanity Fair was coming out in serial numbers, there appeared a three-volume novel by an unknown author - Currer Bell. In a ...
-The Arts. The Royal College Of Music
The Foundation of the Royal College at South Kensington, London - The Equipment, Accommodation, and Staff of the College - The Course of Tuition - Scholarships ...
-What To Do With A Small Garden
Principal of Glynde School for Lady Gardeners in Sussex Illustrations by Miss M. G. Campion When the logs upon the great parlour fire burn brightly some autumn ...
-The Garden
Here the reader's attention may be drawn to many differences there are in wooden trellis-work. All so-called rustic work is to be avoided, as it gives a ...
-Window-Box Plants For Autumn And Winter
why is it that window-boxes are invariably left neglected and empty for nearly half the year ? This, too, at the particular period of the year when something ...
-The Garden - November Work In The Garden
Things to be Done in the Flower, Fruit, and Vegetable Gardens - How to Trench, and Why - Planting and Replanting - Greenhouse and Conservatory Work
-The Flower Garden
Although October is the orthodox month for making fresh herbaceous borders, yet it is naturally desired to prolong the season of flowers as'much as possible, ...
-Trenching
Trenching should be carried out in November with great thoroughness. All plants will be lifted and heeled in - i.e., their roots laid under soil in a spare ...
-Re-Planting Borders
In re-planting borders, most of the perennials will need dividing. Cut the coarser growers into pieces with a spade or large knife, and pull the more tender ...
-Flowering Shrubs
Flowering shrubs also will be planted in November. Town-dwellers should replace some of their evergreens with the charming deciduous subjects which make a ...
-The Fruit Garden
This is the best month for planting fruit trees. The ground should be prepared by trenching at least 2 feet deep, and allowed to settle before planting. In ...
-The Vegetable Garden
Jerusalem artichokes will be dug during this month. Other root crops, such as turnips and beetroots, should be lifted and stored. Globe artichokes which have ...
-The Conservatory
At this time of year the conservatory should be able to compensate for the increasing dulness out of doors. Chrysanthemums, begonias, camellias, crinums, ...
-The Greenhouse
In the cool greenhouse - minimum temperature to aim at, 45 Fahr. - successive batches can be brought on of chrysanthemums, winter-flowering begonias, perpetual ...
-Frames And Pits
Christmas roses should be planted in frames with plenty of soil. This is a far better plan than leaving them out of doors, where the snowy flowers soon become ...
-Hockey For Girls
V.-P. National Amateur Wrestling Association, Author of Wrestling, Jin Jitsu. Official Referee, Olympic Games, 1908. Hockey as a Game for Girls - Its ...
-The Necessary Equipment
There are now so many ladies' hockey clubs that introduction for membership is a matter of no great difficulty, but before discussing the game, and how it is ...
-Rules And Regulations
A team consists of eleven players - five forwards, three half-backs, two backs, and a goalkeeper: this formation is not, however, compulsory. A few hints on ...
-The Hockey Associations
The book of the rules may be obtained from Miss M. A. Julius, 7, Onslow Avenue, Richmond, Surrey, the Hon. Sec. of the All-england Women's Hockey Association.
-Sports Records By Women And Men
Nature of Sport Best Female Performance Best Male Performance Holder Record Holder Record Diving..................... Miss Serene Nord 97 ft. J. Well ......
-Recreations
Tools Required - How to Obtain the Iron - Bending the Iron - Clamping the Parts Dent ironwork, sometimes called Venetian iron- work, is a pretty and useful ...
-2. Recreations
The next process is the clamping - that is, the fixing together of the various parts of a design. Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3 There are two ways of clamping - one by ...
-The Tools Required
As regards tools, it is best to have four, although it is possible to do with less. The four should be: (1) a chisel, 1/4 inch size; (2) a small veiner; (3) ...
-How To Choose Wood And Patterns
As regards the wood it is well for a beginner to get a fairly soft one, the best American white wood being very satisfactory. A white wood will show up the ...
-Practical Hints For The Actual Carving
If the wood splinters and is difficult to cut, let the student stop and try another direction, as the tool must cut the grain with a clean, sharp cut. However, ...
-How To Sharpen The Tools
Every student should know how to sharpen the tools. The chisel and knife are to be sharpened on the Washita stone, which is first wetted with a little oil ...
-The Toy Bull-Terrier
Historically, toy bull-terriers hold their own with any breed of dogs. They are the miniature representatives of bull-terriers, doubtless so-called from their ...
-Their Suitability' As Pets
Their plucky qualities appear to appeal particularly to some kind of men, and these same qualities seem to make them unpopular as house pets. This is a pity, ...
-The Toy Bull-Terrier In Art
In art one fancies one sees a likeness to these dogs in Morland's Stable Amusements, and in more modern days in Mr. Briton Riviere's Giants at Play, now to be ...
-The Dog's " Points "
In drawing up a show schedule of classes for this breed, it is perhaps better to limit the weight of competitors to 12 lb. The Bull-terrier Club put 15 lb. as ...
-Coat And Colour
Some toy bull-terriers have a curved back which looks as if the dog were cringing. This peculiarity has been attributed to the fact that they have been carried ...
-The Pet Marmoset
A Lovable Little Animal - The Care It Needs - What It Eats Those who are tired of the eternal cat-dog-canary circle of pets might vary it by acquiring a ...
-Pets - The Feeding Amd Care Of Cats
A Daily Menu for Cats-animal Hospitals-cats as Paying Patients -the Training of a Cat cats are properly treated and cared for from their early kitten-hood they ...
-A Suggested Daily Menu
Here is the day's menu: For breakfast, a small quantity of boiled rice and milk. Rice is much better for the animal than bread. For dinner, about an ounce of ...
-Animal Hospitals
When pussy shows signs of a cold she ought to get instant attention, and be isolated, both for her own sake and because nothing spreads infection, particularly ...
-2. How To Choose A House
The Character of the Street - The Need for a Front Garden - External Appearance - Dampness Flues - Drainage - Garden and Outhouses Neighbourhood When, owing to ...
-2. How To Choose A House. Continued
An important point is that the space below the ground floors should be ventilated by air-bricks let into the walls (see illustration above). This not only ...
-Furnishing. No. 2. On the colour-sense in Furnishing
By Helen Mathers The Hall Gives the Keynote to the House, and Should be Arranged with Reference to the Rooms which Open out of it - Taste is a more Important ...
-Furnishing. No. 2. On the colour-sense in Furnishing. Part 2
Remember that you cannot make a note of vivid colour as effective in the hall of a flat as a house, because there is no staircase ascending before you, when ...
-Furnishing. No. 2. On the colour-sense in Furnishing. Part 3
No artistic results can be obtained by buying fittings haphazardly or without the advice of some expert who has seen and carefully considered the possibilities ...
-Old Chelsea China
The Beginning and Development of the China Industry at Chelsea - Characteristics of Chelsea China - Marks - How to See if the Work is Genuine The previous ...
-Leaves, Berries, And Grasses
The Rowan-berry - Grasses for Winter Decoration - The Use of a Mirror for the Table We should do well to imitate the squirrel by storing up for the winter ...
-The Duties Of The Cook And The Parlourmaid
How the Day Should be Portioned Off - Time Tables With or Without Help - Duties for Each Day - The Right Dresses - The Importance of Quiet Shoes - Perquisites ...
-Daily Duties
6.30 a.m.: Light kitchen pre; sweep hall, do doorstep, brasses, etc.; clean boots. 7.30: Prepare and have kitchen breakfast. 8.30: Prepare dining-room ...
-Special Duties
Monday: Clean larder and kitchen store-cupboard. Tuesday: Charwoman cleans outside places and area (if there is one), and washes kitchen cloths. Cook cleans ...
-For A Small House
Only a house-parlourmaid kept and no extra help allowed. 6.15 a.m.: Light kitchen fire; do dining-room and library grates; sweep dining-room, library, and hall; ...
-Parlourmaid's Time Table
Cook and housemaid and between-maid also kept. 6.30 a.m.: Sweep and dust dining-room; brush and take up gentlemen's clothes; lay dining-room breakfast; have ...
-Woman's Home - Home Laundry Work. General Hints
The Soaking Process - The Question of Economy - The Need for Good Management Preliminary Arrangements Whether washing should be done at home, except where a ...
-How To Decorate Lamp-Shades
Really pretty and artistic lamp-shades are expensive things to buy, and often it is hard to find at a shop exactly the shade which one wants to harmonise with ...
-Beautiful, Women In History - "The Most Gorgeous Lady Blessington"
Few lives were more romantic than Lady Blessington's. A dramatist could hope for no better subject; a poet might take it for his theme. Her father was an ...
-Beauty - Manicure
The Implements Required - Cuticle Scissors - Emery Boards - Shaping Thimbles - Polishers Nail Bleach A surprising number of the most ingenious tools are made ...
-Beauty. No II. - The Falling Of The Hair
Causes of Falling Hair - Treatments Prescribed - The Value of Massage - Mistaken Ideas on the Good to be Derived from Cutting and Singeing - Internal Remedies ...
-Beauty. No II. - The Falling Of The Hair. Continued
Ointments of tar and sulphur of varying strength are generally employed in the treatment of alopecia, and very strong stimulating lotions are sometimes needed.
-Beauty Culture For Women. No. 2. - The Importance Of The Bath
Treatment of a Greasy Skin - How and How Not to Take a Bath - The Effect of Swimming on Beauty and the Figure - The Value of Bran Baths and Astringent Lotions ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. No. 2. - The Importance Of The Bath. Continued
Substitute for a Bath Friction as a tonic to the nerves and skin is often more beneficial to the delicate woman than a cold bath, which would rob her body of ...
-Children. The Ideal Night-Nursery
The Importance of Simplicity - Decorations for Walls and Ceiling - Lack of Air the Cause of Sleeplessness - Open Fires are Necessary - The Right Bedding for ...
-Baby's Food
By Mrs. F. L. Mather, Central Midwives' Board, A.rsan.i. Health Lecturer to Northumberland Education Committee; Author of Health and Home Nursing Hygiene and ...
-Nursery Sweetmaking
The Nursery its own Goody Shop - Almond and Walnut Candies - The Mystery of Surprise Dates - An Edible Noah - How to Make Marzipan Vegetables - Paper Cases for ...
-Children - Girls' Christian Names
Continued fr m page 32, Part 1. A (continued) Alphonsine - French feminine form of Hilda (Battle-maid), transformed through the Spanish Hildefuns into ...
-Occupations For Women No. 2.- Nursing As A Profession
Author of Every Way of Earning a Living- Our Sons and Daughters etc. Scope of the Profession - A Hospital Training and How to Obtain It - Qualifications and ...
-M1ddle-Class Girls For The Colonies
Before accepting a situation in Canada, a girl should consult the Y.w.c.a. or the G.f.s. The latter especially is well-informed about Canadian conditions, and ...
-Woman's Work. Locating, Adjusting, and Working the Incubator
Editor of The Encyclopedia of Poultry, etc. Locating. Adjusting, and Working the Incubator - Hints on Best Breeds to Hatch and Eggs to Use Management of the ...
-Woman's Work. Locating, Adjusting, and Working the Incubator. Continued
On the seventh day of incubation test the eggs by means of a lamp specially made for the purpose. Eggs which then show embryo chickens should be replaced in ...
-Woman's Work. Table Showing The Conditions Of Trade or Profession
Age to begin Principal Towns where carried on Rate of Wages To begin Full wage Actresses.................................................. _ These occupations ...
-The Bridal Procession
The Difficulties of Organising - The Question of Cost - Designing a Dress which will Suit all the Bridesmaids - Flower Weddings - Children in Attendance on the ...
-2. The Etiquette of Marriage
When to Arrive - When the Mother Gives Away her Daughter - Marriage at a Registry Office - The Pace to be Adopted by the Bridal Procession - The Origin of the ...
-Marriage. The waning importance of Trousseaux
The waning importance of Trousseaux - Only a few Frocks should be included: they soon become Unfashionable - The Bride when selecting should Consider her ...
-Marriage. No. I. - What It Means To Be An Army Officer's Wife
The Etiquette of the Army - Newcomers - Guest-nights - The Colonel's Wife - Institutions o be the wife of an officer in the British Army is to be assured of a ...
-Increase In The Marriage Age - Comparative Table No. I
It is a remarkable fact that bachelors, widowers, spinsters, and widows marry now at a greater age than formerly. The following table shows the increase in age ...
-Marriage. Lucky and Unlucky Months
Lucky and Unlucky Months - Origin of these Beliefs - Ill-omened May - The Day on which to be Married - The Superstition which Forbids a Friday Since the choice ...
-How To Face For The Honeymoon
The Travelling Wardrobe - Dresses Needed by the Bride While Away - Trifles that Complete Happiness In the first part of Every Woman's Encyclopedia many ...
-The "New Thought" Cure
The Mind has a great Influence upon the Body and Health - Any Cult that Denies the Existence of Disease is a Danger - The New Thinker, however, Cultivates ...
-Fright
Fright will bring on nervous spasms which may last for months. Worry frequently is a cause of indigestion, and a fit of anger will cause an attack of gout in a ...
-The Healthy Child
Give the Child Plenty of Simple, Good, Well-cooked, Nourishing Food - Adhere Strictly to the Three-meal Principle, and Allow no Food Between Meals - Porridge, ...
-Medical. Hours for Meals
Badly cooked food is tough, and covered with a hard layer on the surface, with the result that the digestive apparatus is heavily handicapped. The three-meal-a- ...
-Suitable Foods for the Nursery
A child, as well as an adult, must have suitable proportions of proteids or flesh-forming foods, carbo-hydrates or heat-giving foods and fats which are also ...
-The Process Of Respiration
A Scientific Explanation of the Breathing Process - The Physiology of the Respiratory Organs-asphyxia - Diseases of the Lungs and Chest Heart and great vessels ...
-Medical. Common Ailments and their treatment
In this section of Woman's Medical Book all the ordinary diseases and ailments will be dealt with in alphabetical order. When all the parts of Every Woman's ...
-Medical. Common Ailments and their treatment. Part 2
Blisters are circular patches of fluid between the epidermis, or outer skin, and the true skin, or dermis. They may be caused by friction, as, for example, the ...
-Medical. Common Ailments and their treatment. Part 3
1 he treatment of Bronchitis will be dealt with more fully in Part 3 of Every Woman's Encyclop∆dia, in which this section of Woman's Medical Book ' will be ...
-Medical. Common Ailments and their treatment. Part 4
How To Treat Particular Fractures 1. Fracture of Lower Jaw This is always a compound fracture. The mouth cannot be closed, the teeth are uneven, there is ...
-Women In Great Social Positions - The Vicereine Of Ireland
The Position of the Vicereine - Her Duties and Social Functions - Noteworthy Vicereines and the Work they have Done - Wearin' o' the Green. The Viceroyalty of ...
-Lady Of Quality. Vicereine
Happy is the Vicereine who has the knack of bringing witty and amusing people together at her dinners. It is expected in Ireland that things should be gay and ...
-The Hostess. No. 1. Dinner-parties
By Mrs. Humphry ( Madge ) The Value of English Servants - Table Display - Arrangement of Wine Glasses - The Art of Eating E verything eatable is handed at the ...
-How To Read A Coat-Of-Arms - The Symbolism Of Colour In Heraldry
Heraldic Colours, Metals and Furs - Gold Typifies Glory - The Red Badge of Courage - The Meanings Of Dots And Lines Two metals and some seven colours and ten ...
-Correct Modes of Addressing Letters to Persons of Rank or Distinction
Below the rank of Royalty there are two ways of addressing, beginning, and ending letters. Friends and acquaintances write informally, and address persons of ...
-Practical Advice On The. No. 2. - Fox
Contained from page 78, Part 1 No. 2. - Fox The Characteristics and Markings of the Various Species of Fox - the Price and Value of Different Furs - The Fur ...
-Dress - Practical Millinery
How to Cover the Shape - Cutting the Material - Stretching and Fitting the Cloth over the Brim Slipstitching the Edges - Joining the Crown to the Brim The last ...
-Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Second Lesson
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework, and Millinery of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Dress. Second Lesson. Seams
Lapped Seams - Strapped Seams - How to Make the Strapping - Cording and Piping Seams There are various methods of making seams in tailoring. In the one most ...
-Dress For Business Wear
In Your Dress be Simple - And Practical - Coat and Skirt - Blouses - Office Sleeves The woman or girl in business is always confronted with the problem of how ...
-How To Use A Transfer Pattern
(See coloured frontispiece in this issue) By Mrs. F. Nevill Jackson Author of A History of Hand-made Lace, etc. The Uses of Transfer Patterns - How to Employ ...
-Needlework - A Second Lesson In Crochet
Foundation Stitch with One Thread - Cross Treble - Simple Tricot - How to Increase and Decrease - Basket-work Tricot - Cross Tricot - Loop Tricot - Tuft Stitch ...
-Needlework - Embroidered Blouses
Decorated Buttons - Shadow Embroidery - A Linen Blouse with a Scroll Pattern louses are greatly improved in appearance if trimmed with a little hand-made ...
-" Shadow " Work
To do shadow work, make the long stitches on the wrong side and leave only a small stitch on the edge of the pattern on the right side, thus producing an ...
-Stocking-Tops
The Groundwork and the Colour Scheme - The Mistake of Tight Knitting - The Method of Work for each Row There is no form of knitting more fascinating * than the ...
-Needlework - The Lingerie Pincushion
The favourite pincushion of the hour is that made of muslin or lingerie, from the simplest affair of spotted muslin to a most elaborate creation composed of ...
-The Ideal Larder
How the Larder Should be Situated, Constructed, and Arranged - How to Clean and Keep Clean - The Importance of Separate Larders for Certain Foods - Inspecting ...
-Position And Arrangement
For a larder a northerly aspect is best, because in this way the direct heat of the sun is avoided. Should this be impossible, however, a tree or bush may be ...
-Cleaning The Larder
Absolute cleanliness and an absence of insect life are essential for the preservation of food. To ensure this, the walls and ceilings, if untiled, should be ...
-Temperature
Endeavours should be made to keep the temperature down to about 500 Fahr. in summer and up to about 380 Fahr. in winter. In hot weather, wet, coarse garden ...
-Preparing For Christmas
The Fruitarian Pudding - Non-alcoholic Pudding - Vegetarian Pudding - Mincemeat-christmas Cake In Mid-november housewives should turn their thoughts to ...
-Study The Following Hints
1. When ordering fruit for Christmas puddings, mincemeat, and cake, select that of best quality, for if cheap it will probably be stale and dry, and ...
-Twelve Recipes For Christmas Puddings - Special Christmas Pudding
Required: One pound each of beef suet, currants, sultanas, mixed peel, and Demerara sugar. Half a pound each of breadcrumbs, flour, glace cherries, muscatels, ...
-No. 2. A Fruitarian Pudding
Required: One pound each of breadcrumbs, raisins, sultanas, and currants. Half a pound each of Demerara sugar, mixed peel, sweet almonds, shelled Brazil nuts, ...
-No. 3. A Rich Pudding
Required: One and a half pound of chopped beef suet. Half a pound each of fresh breadcrumbs and glace cherries. Six ounces of flour. One pound each of stoned ...
-Mincemeat
Like plum-puddings, mincemeat improves with keeping; therefore it is quite time to make it. An Old-fashioned Recipe (containing beef) Required: Two pounds of ...
-A Rich Christmas Cake
Many people consider that Christmas without a rich iced cake would be incomplete; others, again, prefer a much simpler mixture, even though it be elaborately ...
-Entrees Amd How To Make Them
Veal Cutlets - Mutton Cutlets - Fish Souffle - Fillets of Beef a la Moderne - Ramakins of Chicken-cutlets en Papillotes - Lamb Cutlets a la President - ...
-What Is An Entree?
It is a dish made of more than one ingredient, composed of meat, poultry, game, or fish, mixed or served with appropriate sauce of distinctive and ...
-Entree Recipes - Veal Cutlets
Required: About one and a half pound of fillet of veal. One ounce of butter. Lemon rind. A little parsley and thyme. One egg. Breadcrumbs. Salt and pepper.
-Mutton Cutlets
Required: A pound or more best end of neck of mutton. One egg Veal cutlets Breadcrumbs. Two ounces of butter or dripping. Peas or mixed vegetables. Tomato or ...
-Ramakins Of Chicken
Required: Half a pound of cooked chicken free from bone. Half an ounce of flour. One ounce of butter. Half a pint of white stock or milk. Two tablespoonfuls of ...
-Fish Souffle
Required: Half a pound of white fish, such as whiting. A dozen oysters. Two ounces of flour. One ounce of butter. Three eggs. Quarter of a pint of cream.
-Fillets Of Beef A La Moderne
Required: Two pounds of fillet of beef-two firm tomatoes. Slices of bread half an inch thick. Quarter of a pint of brown sauce. A mushroom for each fillet.
-Cutlets En Papili Otes
Required: Four or more neck chops of mutton. Two slices of ham for each chop. Salt and pepper. Chopped parsley. A little warmed butter. Wipe the meat, trim off ...
-Lamb Cutlets A La President
(Cold) Required: One and half pound of best end of neck of lamb. A small tin of pate de foie gras. Four ounces of cooked tongue. Half a pint of aspic jelly.
-Timbales Of Mutton
Required: Half a pound of cold mutton. Two tablespoonfuls of fresh crumbs. One egg and one extra yolk. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. Two teaspoonfuls of ...
-Small Ham Souffles (Cold)
Required: Half a pound of lean cooked ham. Quarter of a pint of brown sauce. One and a half gills of melted aspic. Salt, pepper, nutmeg, and mace to taste.
-Soup Recipes - Clear Soup A La Savoy
This is a way of utilising chickens' livers. If you do not happen to be using chickens, the livers can be purchased separately at a poulterer's. Required: One ...
-Cream Of Rice Soup
Required: One quart of white stock, or stock and milk in equal proportions. Quarter of a pint of cream. Two tablespoonfuls of ground rice or rice flour. The ...
-Thick Ox-Tail Soup
An excellent soup for lunch in cold weather, and always popular. Required: One ox-tail. Two quarts of cold stock. Four ounces of butter or good dripping. I wo ...
-Cock-A-Leekie Soup
Required: One small fowl. Two pounds of shin of beef. Two quarts of cold water. A bunch of leeks. A bunch of parsley and herbs. One carrot. One turnip. Two ...
-Fish Recipes - Whiting A L'Horly
Required: Two or more whiting. One egg and one extra yolk. Two and a half ounces of flour. Two tablespoonfuls of salad oil. Two tablespoonfuls of milk. One ...
-Soused Salmon, Mackerel, Or Herrings
Required: The fish. Four bay leaves. Four cloves. One pint of vinegar. A bunch of thyme and parsley. Salt and pepper. One tablespoonful of peppercorns. One ...
-A Kedgeree
Required: One ounce of butter or good beef dripping. Half a pound of nicely boiled rice. Half a pound of any kind of cold cooked fish. Salt and pepper. Two ...
-Boiled Cod With Egg Sauce
Required: A piece of cod. Water. Salt. Put the water on the fire to get hot. Wash the fish very thoroughly, trim off the fins with a pair of scissors, and put ...
-Egg Sauce
Required: One hard-boiled egg. Half a pint of milk and fish stock. One ounce of butter. Three-quarters of an ounce of flour. Salt and pepper. Melt the butter ...
-Grilled Red Mullet
Required: Four small mullet. A little glaze. Salt and pepper. Salad oil. Trim off the fins of the mullet and point the tail neatly - this is best done with a ...
-Remarks On Game
The successful choice, cooking, and serving of game requires more care than poultry, because the birds are sold unplucked, and also because experience is ...
-A Few General Hints
Game must never be washed inside or out. but merely wiped with a clean, damp cloth. Truss game in shape with string, avoiding the use of skewers as much as ...
-Game Recipes. Hunter's Cutlets
Required: Half a pound of any kind of cold game. Three ounces of cooked tongue, ham or bacon. Two eggs. One teaspoonful of chopped parsley. One tablespoonful ...
-Grouse A La Dalkeith
(In season August to December) Required: One grouse. A teacupful each of coarsely chopped carrot, turnip, and onion. A bunch of parsley and herbs. One pint of ...
-Roast Pheasant
(In Season October to February) Required: One pheasant. Slices of fat bacon. One ounce of butter or good dripping. Pluck, draw and singe the pheasant, putting ...
-Game Salad
Required: Three-quarters of a pound of any cold, cooked game without bone. Half a pint of mayonnaise sauce. Half a small cucumber. Two lettuces. Two tomatoes.
-Boiled Pheasant
(In season October to February) Required: One pheasant. White stock or water to half cover it. A few slices of fat bacon. One onion. One carrot and turnip.
-Pheasant Souffle
(In season October to February) Required: Half a pound of cooked pheasant without bone. One ounce of butter. One ounce of rice. Four eggs. One and a half gills ...
-Scallops Of Game
Required: Six ounces of any cooked game free from bone. About a quarter of a pint of brown sauce. Half an ounce of butter. Four tablespoonfuls of browned ...
-Cutlets Of Partridge
(In season September to February) Required: Two partridges. One hard-boiled white of egg. Two truffles. A dozen preserved mushrooms. One egg. Half an ounce of ...
-Kromeskies Of Game
Required: Four tablespoonfuls of any kind of chopped, cooked game. Half a teaspoonful of chopped shallot or onion. Two tablespoonfuls of brown sauce. Thin ...
-Roast Snipe
(In season October to March) Required: Two snipe. Two slices of fat bacon. Two slices of hot buttered toast. Red-currant jelly. Half a lemon. Some strong gravy.
-Salmi Of Blackgame
(In season August to December) Required: Blackgame. Six ounces of ham. Two shallots or onions. Kromeskies of game A bunch of parsley and herbs Three cloves.
-Hashed Venison
Required: One pound of cooked venison. One pint of good brown sauce. One tablespoonful of red currant, rowan, or cranberry jelly. A piece of glaze the size of ...
-How To Live Without Meat
What Food Reform Means-- vegetarian Recipes-meatless Entrees-the Value of Cheesenut Cutlets For some years I have been seeing daily how successful food reform, ...
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I t was in 1869, shortly after the marriage of Queen Alexandra, that Miss Charlotte Knollys, then a girl of eighteen went to stay as a guest at Sandring-ham.
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It was really an accident which led Miss Mary Endicott to become the third wife of Mr. Joseph Chamberlain in 1888. In 1887 the veteran politician went to the ...
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Of the band of venturesome women who of late have penetrated remote regions of the earth, Mrs. Aubrey le Blond will always be remembered for her amazing ...
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A licence continues in force for three months from the date on which it was granted. Licences procured at the Faculty Office, or at the Vicar-general's Office, ...
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Contract of Service - Length of Notice Required - Circumstances which Justify Immediate Dismissal If the contract of service is not to be performed within the ...
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For disobedience to justify dismissal, the orders must have been within the scope of the servants' duties, and there is little doubt that the principle which ...
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A parent or other person legally liable to maintain a child or young person is deemed to have neglected him in a manner likely to cause injury to his health if ...
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When reading other love-letters one does not experience a like hesitation. Those letters belong to other times and other ways of thought. The letters of the ...
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Nothing in human life appeals more strongly to our sympathies than an invalid - the man, woman, or child who is suffering from prolonged or permanent illness.
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The Refining Effects Of Pain But the refining effects of pain and grief, sorrow and suffering, are not confined to the afflicted. Even as we share with them by ...
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-The Invailed Woman And Service. Part 4
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-The Newlyn Art School
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By Mrs. Gaskell One cannot help envying the person who is able to produce something which is acknowledged to be the very best of its kind. This Mrs. Gaskell ...
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Principal of Glynde School for Lady Gardeners in Sussex The Ornamental Garden - The Forecourt and the Paths - Advantages of Coloured Pottery Interest in ...
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The Tub Garden-where to Procure Tubs-preparing the Soil-kinds to Grow-uncommon Attempts-The Art of Cultivation Greater London is each year becoming more and ...
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The Best Orchid-growing House - Species and their Characteristics - How to Deal with New Plants - The Compost for Potting - Insect Pests - The Proper ...
-2. The Garden
As regards insect posts, the beetle and cockroach may be troublesome, and, if so, must be trapped, also slugs and snails if these have gained entry. That tiny ...
-Autumn In The Rose Garden
Preparing the Soil - How to Plant During the autumn season careful attention should be paid to the requirements of the rose garden; than the month of October ...
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V.-P. National Amateur Wrestling Association, Author of Wrestling, jiu Jitsu. Official Referee, Olympic Games, 1908. Number of Team - The Field - The Goal - ...
-3. Recreations
Be hi nd each goal a net is fixed, being attached to the cross-bar, which is seven feet from the ground, the goal - posts, and to the ground. The Stick ...
-4. Recreations
Striking Now as to the using of the stick. In striking, only the flat face of the blade must be used, and the stick must not be swung so that any part of it ...
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Tools Required - Materials - Tracings - Staining The great possibilities of art leatherwork as a money-earning occupation are even now only beginning to be ...
-Amateur Leatherwork. Continued
In using velvet hide, after the design has been traced on it, the worker proceeds at once to pressing down the edges and modelling. With this leather, too, a ...
-5. Recreations
Plate 3 shows a menu-stand of white silk, with a spray of shamrock trailing up one side and along the top. The frame is 6 or 7 inches high, and is made of ...
-The Parrot As A Pet
How and When to Acquire a Parrot - The Best Talkers - How to Treat and Feed the Bird It Can Easily be Tamed - The Parrot's Talking and Sincrinar Lessons A good ...
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Origin of the Breed - General Appearance - Cost In a charming article, Mr. Coulson Kernahan once said very truly that having an Aberdeen terrier is like having ...
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Author of uhow to Identify Old China and How to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain The Manufacture of Plymouth China was an Art borrowed from the Chinese - The ...
-How to Choose a House
The Disadvantages of High Houses with Several Floors - The Use of a Porch - Halls, Good and Bad - The Staircase - The Shape and Size of Rooms - The Linen ...
-Furnishing. No. 3. The Dining-Room
By Helen Mathers Colour in the Dining-room - Pictures and their Value - A Panelled Room A dining-room should give the impression of good cheer and comfort. If ...
-A Panelled Dining-room
The ledge above the panelling, when bordered with roses or almost any big flower, gives the effect of a lovely frieze; the ceiling is white, crossed with oak ...
-Woman's Home - Taste In Wallpapers
Choice of Paper must Depend on the Size, Height, and Brightness of the Room - Aspect and Colour - Obtrusiveness an Unpardonable Offence Since the average woman ...
-Woman's Home. Flowers
Winter Foliage for Table Decoration - A Violet and Lily of the Valley Table - Chrysanthemums in Vases of Worcester China - Parchment Paper Candle-shades
-Flowers Available
Helleborus niger Iris alata Cyclamen cilicicus Crocus Winter sweet Kniphofia aloides Winter heliotrope Holly Mistletoe Various berried plants Late ...
-Woman's Home. The Ideal Spare Room
By Lilian Joy Floral Rooms - Accommodation for Hats - Motoring Visitors - Good-morning Tea Trays The pleasantness of the mental impression left by any ...
-Accommodation for Hats
The guests should always have plenty of room for their clothes, and the wardrobe should be well provided with coat hangers. A large bag made of the chintz or ...
-The Work Amd Duties Of A Housemaid
The Work and Duties of a Housemaid - Wages - Dress - Daily Time-table - Special Work Mending, Renovating, etc. The work of the housemaid seems to be popular in ...
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Utensils According to Washing to be Done and Space Available - A List of the Most Important Articles - How to Use Them and Keep Them Clean The number of ...
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A religious paper of 1865 remarked that A the early history of the famous Duchess of Gordon was painfully romantic. This curious phrase can hardly have been ...
-Beautiful Women In History. The Duchess Of Gordon. Continued
Empress of Fashion The duchess herself was now embarked on a life so full that one wonders why brain-fag, that very modern product, did not attend on the life ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. No. 3. The Prevention And Cure Of Wrinkles
Why a Face Wrinkles - How to Eliminate the Marks of Wear - The Use of Grease for the Face - The Use of Lotions and Massage It has been said by a famous French ...
-The Hair. No. 3. Greyness
The Influence of Heredity, and other Causes - Why Sudden Shock Turns the Hair Grey-premature Greyness and Its Causes - The Only Drug Which is of Value in ...
-Beauty - Physicalculture For Womem
What is Beauty ? - Early Influences on Child Beauty - The Effects of Correot and Incorrect Positions during Sleep-normal Heights and Weights of Fully Developed ...
-Beauty - Physicalculture For Womem. Continued
But the correct, or normal, height, as intended by nature, is only secured by taking a mean. Thus, if 72,000 women were each measured separately, the largest ...
-Baby's Bath
How Often, When and Where to Bathe Baby - The Bath - The Water - The Soap - The Sponge - Dusting Powder - Temperature of Water - Thermometer - Washing and ...
-Baby's Bath. Continued
Always put the cold water in first, then add the hot, so that if an accident happen, such as a bath being upset or a child falling in, scalding will not result.
-Baby's Clothing
By Mrs. F. Lessels Mather, Central Midwives' Board, A.r.san.i. Author of Health and Home Nursing, Hygiene and Temperance, Home Nursinsr, etc. Baby's Clothing ...
-Layette No. I
s. d. Three silk and wool-woven shirts ................................ 4 10 1/2 Three nightgowns........................................................... 5 ...
-Children - A "Dressing-Up" Tea-Party
Children Delight in Dressings - A Fancy-dress Tea-party, with a Prize for the Best Costume - An Ideal Frolic - Some Simple Suggestions for Dresses Children ...
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Babette (Hebrew) - God hath sworn, or an oath of God. This name, like Babel and Babet, is a French contraction of Elizabeth. Babie - Scottish form of above. A ...
-Occupations For Women. No. 3. The Nursery Nurse - Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nurses
Author of Every Way of Earning a Living, Our Sons and Daughters, etc. The nursery nurse occupies a position of the greatest importance in English home life, ...
-Training Girls for the colonies
The Increasing Attractions of Emigration - The Establishment of the School of Farming at Arlesey, near Hitchin - The Life and Routine at the School - The Type ...
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The Art of Artificial Rearing - Hints on Choosing a Brcoder - How the Brooder should be Worked - Regulation of Temperature To make chicken-rearing by ...
-The Etiquette Of Proposals
How to Woo and be Wooed - The Difficulty a Man Finds in Proposing - The Persistent Lover - Marriages of Convenience, and Cases where there is a Marked ...
-Marriage. The Weddding Bouquet
The Bouquet of Summer Flowers - The Chosen Leaf of Bard and Chief - Flowers for whow-brides It is the bridegroom's privilege, and usually his happiness, to ...
-Wedding-Cakes
The Art of Choice - The Bride Cuts the Cake - Sending Wedding-cake Away The wedding-cake is neither Scotch nor English in origin, but came to us from Germany, ...
-Wedding-Cakes. Continued
* See chapter on cards A guinea wedding-cake Bolland It is wise to use boxes less distinctive in shape than was once usual, and for the following practical ...
-Marriage - Wedding-Day Lore
The Evolution and History of Weeding Music - The Wearing of Favours - Wedding-day Masque In England the prejudice against a Friday marriage may be traced to ...
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The Navy being the senior Service, the wife of a naval officer takes precedence of the wife of a soldier, but privately this rule is not adhered to strictly.
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A Cold in the Head is Not the Result of Chill: it is an Infectious Ailment - Causes of Colds The Prevention and Cure of Catarrh In the dark ages, before the ...
-Medical - Home Nursing. Digestion
The Process of Digestion-the Digestive Apparatus-how Different Foods are Digested - the Importance Of Mastication Now that we have considered the circulation ...
-2. Common Ailments and Their Treatment
Bronchitis, Chronic. Bronchitis may become chronic at any age, but it is most commonly found in elderly people, especially those who are gouty or subject to ...
-2. Common Ailments and Their Treatment. Continued
Cataract, however, may appear in young people, and is sometimes even congenital or present at birth. In the early stages of senile cataract, medicinal drops ...
-Health And Hygiene In The Nursery - Children's Winter Ailments
The'prevention and Cure of Colds - Sore Throats - Too Much Clothing - Wet Garments The health of the children during the cold weather requires special care.
-A Feverish Attack
A great many nursery ailments begin with what might be called a feverish attack. In the winter these attacks are by no means uncommon even in the best- ...
-Chills
The commonest ailments in winter are rheumatism, bronchitis, cold in the head, influenza, pneumonia, and pleurisy. Many of these originate in chill, which is ...
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Cause of the Disease - Effect on General Health - Why it Causes Deafness - Treatment The presence of soft, spongy growths in the * nasal passages, commonly ...
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-Women In Great Social Positions. The Vicereine Of India. Continued
At Bombay the Vicereine gets her first experience of the social life of India at the dinners, receptions, and balls which are given in honour of the new ...
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Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlezuork, and Millinery, of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
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-The Ideal Storeroom
Arrangement of Shelves - Necessary Furniture - A Golden Rule - Classification of Stores - Systematic Ordering of Stores - Exclusion of Mice This department is ...
-A Golden Rule
Have a place for everything, and keep everything in its place. If this rule were hung up in every storeroom and adhered to in practice there would be far less ...
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-Preparing For Christmas - Cakes
Readers who like a rich fruit cake for Christmas have, I hope, followed the advice given in Part II. of Every Woman's Encyclop^edia, and made the cake some ...
-Sultana Cake
Requircd: One pound of flour. Half a pound of butter. Half a pound of castor sugar. Half a pound of sultanas. A quarter of a pound of mixed peel. The grated ...
-The Children's Cake
Required: One pound of flour. Half a pound of butter. Half a pound of castor sugar. Five eggs. Two teaspoonfuls of baking-powder Two lemons. Four ounces of ...
-The Icings
It is usual to put a layer of almond paste on the top of Christmas cakes, at any rate, on rich ones - if liked, a thin layer may be spread over the sides as ...
-The Almond Paste
Required: Two pounds of ground almonds. Two pounds of icing sugar. Six or more whites of eggs, or four whole eggs, or eight yolks. Lemon juice, orange flower ...
-The Royal Icing
Required: Two pounds of sieved icing sugar. The whites of six or more eggs. The juice of two lemons. Put the sieved sugar in a basin, strain the lemon-juice ...
-How To Ice The Cake
. Cut the top of the cake quite level, grate off any burnt or very dark parts, and brush off all loose crumbs. 2. Reverse the cake, so that what was the bottom ...
-Holly And Mistletoe Cake
The holly and mistletoe cake is made or the rich fruit mixture, coated with almond paste, iced with royal and boiled icing, and decorated with holly and ...
-The Drum Cake
For the drum cake either the sultana or children's mixture could be used. The top is covered with a layer of almond paste; round the side is fastened a deep ...
-The Flag Cake
Either of the mixtures can be used for the flag cake. It is coated with almond paste, then iced with royal and boiled icings, and piped with royal icing. The ...
-Suggestions For Cake Decorations
Ice the cake over with almond paste, royal icing, and boiled icing, then add one of the following: 1. Small leaves of shamrock, made out of slices of pistachio ...
-The Abc Of Pastry-Making
How to Make Pastry - The Materials Required and so forth - Recipes for Short-crust Pastry, Flaky Pastry, Puff Pastry, Choux Pastry, etc*, etc. In pastry, ...
-Materials Required
The best flour to use is a fine white pastry flour. It contains a large proportion of starch and only a little gluten, which, though most desirable from a ...
-The Right Touch
Good materials, however, will not produce good pastry unless the operator's touch is light. When rubbing the butter into the flour the tips of the fingers - ...
-Baking
All pastry needs baking in a not oven, and the richer kinds, such as puff, rough puff, and flaky pastry in very hot ovens. This is necessary not only to expand ...
-Short-Crust Pastry (No. 1)
Required: One pound of flour. Half a pound of butter, lard, or dripping. One teaspoonful of baking-powder. Half a teaspoonful of salt. Cold water. Sieve or mix ...
-Flaky Pastry
Required: One pound of flour. Three-quarters of a pound of butter or a mixture of butter and lard. Half a teaspoonful of salt. Cold water. Sieve the flour and ...
-Puff Pastry
This is difficult pastry to make, and a very hot oven is required. It can be used for meat and fruit pies, patties of all kinds, and a great variety of fancy ...
-To Bake Puff Pastry
The pastry should be as cold as possible when it is put into the oven. A very hot oven is required, and the greater heat should be underneath, so that the ...
-Rough Puff Pastry
This is less rich than puff pastry, and does not take quite so long to make. Like puff, it is suitable for meat pies, fruit tarts, and various fancy tartlets.
-Choux Pastry
(For Eclairs, Cream Buns, etc.) Required: Four ounces of flour. Two ounces of butter. Half a pint of boiling water. A few grains of salt. Castor sugar and ...
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Required: Half a pound of ox kidney. Half a pound of lean beef. Three pints of brown stock. One tablespoonful of chopped onion. One tablespoonful of flour. Two ...
-Mulligatawny Soup
Required: Two quarts of cold water. One pound of lean beef. One pound or more of bones. Quarter of a pound of ham or lean bacon, or a ham bone. Two onions. One ...
-Two Broths sheep's head broth
Required: One sheep's head (prepared by butcher). Three quarts of cold water. Two ounces of fine oatmeal. Two ounces of pearl barley. Two carrots, turnips, and ...
-2. Scotch Broth
Required: Two pounds or less of middle neck of mutton. Two quarts of cold water. One teacupful of carrot cut in dice. One teacupful of turnip cut in dice. One ...
-Giblet Soup
This is an excellent soup, and provides a good way of utilising giblets, which in many houses are only given to the dog or cat. Required: The giblets of a ...
-Two Thickened Soups. Normandy Soup
Required: Two large carrots. One pint of boiling white stock or pot liquor. Half a pint of boiling milk. One ounce of flour. Two ounces of butter. One small ...
-Hollandaise Soup
Required: One quart of white stock. Two ounces of butter. One ounce of flour. The yolks of four eggs. Quarter of a pint of preserved green peas. Quarter of a ...
-Two Soups Made From Dried Vegetables - Lentil Soup
Required: Half a pint of red lentils. One quart of water or stock. One small carrot. One onion. One ounce of butter or dripping. Two sticks of celery. Salt and ...
-Haricot Bean Puree
Required: One pint of haricot beans. Two quarts of water or pot liquor. One Spanish onion. One ounce of butter or dripping. One pint of milk. Salt and pepper.
-Entree Recipes - Calf's Brain Fritters
Required: One or two calves' brains. One small onion. A little vinegar. For the batter: Two ounces of flour. Half a gill of tepid water. One tablespoonful of ...
-Sweetbreads A La Creme
Required: One calf's heart sweetbread or two or three lambs' throat sweetbreads. Half a pint of milk, or white stock and milk in equal proportions. Half an ...
-Veal Darioles A La Norman
Required: One pound of veal. Two ounces of flour. One ounce of butter. Quarter of a pint of white stock or milk. Two eggs. About a gill of cream. Salt and ...
-Minced Chicken, Rabbit, Or Turkey
Required: Half a pound of cooked chicken. One ounce of butter. One ounce of flour. Half a pint of chicken stock or milk. Seasoning. Toast. Melt the butter, ...
-Chicken A La Marengo
Required: One fowl. Six tablespoonfuls of salad oil. Half a pint of brown sauce. Three tomatoes. Three ounces of ham or lean bacon. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped ...
-Curried Chicken
Required: One fowl, with its giblets. Two small onions. Two carrots. A bunch of parsley and herbs. One and a half pints of cold water. One tablespoonful of ...
-Fricasseed Rabbit
Required: One rabbit. Two ounces of butter. One and a half ounces of flour. One and a half pints of white stock or milk and water. One small carrot and onion.
-Chicken En Casserole
Required: One chicken. Water to cover. One small onion. One leek. One carrot. A bunch of parsley and herbs. The rind of half a lemon. Two ounces of ham or lean ...
-Chicken Creams
Required: Six ounces of cooked chicken. Quarter of a pint of cream Quarter of a pint of aspic jelly. Three-quarters of a pint of white sauce. Half an ounce of ...
-Turkey And Macaroni Cutlets
(In season October to March) Required: Quarter of a pound of cold turkey. One ounce of cold ham. Three ounces of boiled macaroni. One ounce of butter. One ...
-Chicken And Macaroni Cutlets
Required: Half a pound of chopped cooked chicken. Two ounces of chopped cooked ham. One breakfast-cupful of cooked macaroni cut in half-inch lengths. One ounce ...
-Game Recipes - Jugged Hare
(In season September to March) Required: One hare. One pound of lean beef. One carrot and turnip. One onion. A bunch of parsley, thyme, and marjoram. One bay- ...
-Roast Hare
(In season September to March) Required: One hare. Three-quarters of a pint of stock. Two ounces of butter or dripping. One and a half ounce of flour. Half a ...
-Broiled Partridge
(In season September - February) Required: A brace of partridges. Buttered toast. Salad oil. Salt, pepper, butter. Split the birds open through the breastbone, ...
-Poultry - Pigeons A La Duchesse
Required: Two pigeons. Two ounces of butter. One pound of pork sausages. One egg. Breadcrumbs. Salt and pepper. Mashed potatoes. Cooked peas or mixed ...
-Canard A La Savoy
(In season August to February) Required: One duck. Four ounces of ham. One onion or shallot. One ounce of flour. Three quarters of a pint of brown stock. Two ...
-Medallions Of Chicken
Required: Some cold chicken (about three-quarters of a pound). Chaudfroid of turkey, boned and stuffed Tongue (about three-quarters of a pound). A little foie- ...
-Chaudfroid Of Turkey
(In season October to March) Required: A turkey weighing about nine pounds. Three pounds of pork sausages. Three hard-boiled eggs. One pound of ham. One or ...
-A Meatless Christmas Dinner
A Meatless Christmas Dinner Need not Interfere with Old Traditions - How to Make the Meal Appetising and Attractive - A Specimen Menu - Some Recipes What shall ...
-A Meatless Christmas Menu
Soup Mock Turtle, with forcemeat balls Entree (in place of joint) Mock Turkey Galantine, or Nut Roast, and Brown Gravy Celery Sauce Sausages Vegetables ...
-Recipes - Mock Turtle Soup
Take two quarts of good vegetable stock, put it into a stewpan and bring it to the boil. Add one-sixth of an ounce of Agar-Agar, and boil until clear. Add two ...
-Forcemeat Balls
(To be served in the soup) Ingredients: Two ounces of minced eggs. Two ounces of mushrooms. One ounce of butter. Two ounces of white breadcrumbs. Two eggs. A ...
-Mock Turkey Galantine
Stuff a large vegetable marrow (after having cut out all the seeds) with the following mixture. One pound of breadcrumbs, one pound of flour, two ounces of ...
-Celery Sauce For Galantine, If Served Hot
Braise four ounces of celery in two ounces of butter for ten minutes. Add a bay-leaf, pepper and salt to taste, and one ounce of flour. Stir until smooth; then ...
-Sausages
Ingredients: Four ounces of breadcrumbs. Four ounces of proteid food. One tablespoonful of chopped onion. A pinch of salt and pepper. One teaspoonful of ...
-Nut Roast And Brown Gravy
(Which can take the place of the mock turkey galantine if it is preferred) Ingredients: Two ounces of breadcrumbs. Two ounces of proteid food. Two ounces of ( ...
-Brown Gravy
Ingredients: Half an ounce of butter. Half an ounce of flour. One gill of vegetable stock. One onion. Mushroom ketchup. Method: Put the butter in the saucepan ...
-Chandos Potatoes
Cook some fair-sized potatoes gently in their skins so as not to break them. When done, cut them in half lengthwise and take out the centres, leaving enough to ...
-Christmas Pudding
Ingredients: Half a pound of breadcrumbs. Two ounces of proteid food. One pound of vegetable butter. One pound of currants. One pound of stoned raisins. Half a ...
-A Short Pastry For Mince-Pies
Ingredients: Half a pound of flour. Five ounces of butter or vegetable butter (or both mixed together). Two yolks of eggs. Two tablespoonfuls of water. Juice ...
-Miss Alice Balfour
Miss Alice Balfour and her brother, the ex-premier, have been inseparables since their childhood days at Whittingehame, in Haddingtonshire, and for many years ...
-Miss Elizabeth Robins
It was in dear old Kentucky that Miss Elizabeth Robins, famous in New York and London literary and theatrical circles, first saw light of day. Precocious as a ...
-Lady Maclaren
It is scarcely surprising that Lady Maclaren * should become prominent as a champion of women's suffrage when it is remembered that her mother, Mrs. Pochin, ...
-The Marchioness Of Graham
The Marchioness of Graham, who before her marriage in 1906 was Lady Mary Douglas-hamilton, was the only child of the twelfth Duke of Hamilton, who died in 1895.
-Mrs. French Sheldon
Explorer, author, dramatist, sculptor, lecturer, publisher, and doctor. Thus may be summed up the versatility of Mrs. French Sheldon, the first woman to be ...
-Lady Minto
Her father, General the Hon. Charles Grey, was private secretary to the Prince Consort and Queen Victoria for many years. Thus Lady Minto, as a girl, lived in ...
-Queen Alexandra
It was once said of the late King Edward that he was the King of Diamonds, he had married the Queen of Hearts, and that all his children were trumps. It is as ...
-2. No. 2. The National Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Children
There are few great movements of practical value to the nation that do not owe much of their success to the work of women. This is especially true of those ...
-How the Society Works
During the year 1909-10, the society undertook an inquiry into 52,670 cases. Of this number, 30,273 were reported by the general public, 6,596 by the police, ...
-Marriage Law. Marriage Of British Subjects Abroad
Marriages in the chapels or houses of British embassies have been declared legal by various statutes; they can only be solemnised by a minister of the Church ...
-Law. Marrying a Soldier
Before marrying a soldier who is a noncommissioned officer, the consent of his commanding officer should be obtained, not to make the marriage a legal one - it ...
-Law. Parental Control
Parental Control - The Position of the Children of Divorced and Separated Parents - Employment of Children When the mother is living apart from her husband, ...
-Law. Illness
Illness - Breakages - Wages - Medical Attendance Illness - Grounds for Discharge The temporary illness of a servant does not rescind the contract and justify ...
-Glossary Of Legal Terms Used In This Section
On the Strength. - The position of a wife of a non-commissioned officer whose husband has married with the consent of his commanding officer. Ward in Chancery ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. No. 3. - Lord Byron And The Countess Guiccioli
A description of Lord Byron as a remark-able man would be analogous to a description of a Swiss mountain as a pretty hill, and an attempt to compress the story ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. Lord Byron And The Countess Guiccioli. Continued
At the time when she met Byron, Theresa, although a married woman, was still a child in body and mind. The daughter of Gamba, an impecunious count, she had ...
-Love Songs, Old And New No. 1 - Robin Adair
Edited by Henry Parker J. B. Cramer & Co. 2. What made the assembly shine? Robin Adair. What made the ball so fine ? Robin Adair. What, when the play was o'er, ...
-Love-Letters Of Famous People. Dorothy Osborne
Dorothy Osborne's fragrant personality exhales from her letters like the perfume from a flower. As revealed to us she is entirely lovable. Her portrait shows a ...
-The British And Foreign Bible Society
The Bible in 424 Languages - How Women have Translated the Gospels - Bible-women in the East - The Story of a Little Welsh Girl of Sixteen The British and ...
-Small Charity Bazaars
Organisation Necessary for Success - The Committee - The Locality Probably the best means yet devised by women to coax religious charity from the pockets of ...
-Religion - The Greyladies' College For - Women Workers
Philanthropic Work of the Greyladies - How the College was Founded - The Private Chapel-country Excursions and Entertainments In these days when so many women ...
-Religion - The Convent Of The Good Shepherd
Far from the maddening noise of the city of London, yet near enough for the purpose of the great charity, in a garden of peace at East Finchley, stands the ...
-The Art Of Drawing Ahd Painting. I. On Learning To See
Introduction The great difficulty in giving advice to the beginner in what are known as the Fine Arts, especially in a written form, is that, while, as in any ...
-The Arts. No. 1. Lady Lindsay
It is at 41, Hans Place, a delightful old-1 fashioned Chelsea house, replete with artistic treasures and antiquities, that Lady Lindsay, one of the most ...
-How To Preserve Music
Torn Pages and Broken Backs, their Prevention and Repair - How to Keep Music so that it can be Found when Wanted The sheets of music that lie on the top of the ...
-The Arts - First Steps In Music
A Comparison between the Development of Music among Savage Races and the Mind of a Child - Let Instruction be Natural Development, and Avoid the Stereotyped ...
-Growing Bulbs In Bowls
Different Ways of Growing Bulbs in Bowls - How to Plant - How to Tend the Flowers - What to Do with the Bulbs when Flowering Ceases Few forms of amateur ...
-3. The Garden
Watering requires much judgment, because if the bulbs became dry during a period of growth, for even a single hour, blindness would ensue - that is, the ...
-4. The Garden
By The Hon. Frances Wolseley Principal of the Glynde School for Lady Gardeners in Sussex Drawings by Miss M. G. Campion The Ornamental Value of the Sunk Garden ...
-December Work In The Garden
The Flower Garden - Early Vegetables - Pruning Fruit Trees - Planting a Vine - Conservatory Decoration - Flowers and Fruit under Glass - Forcing Vegetables ...
-5. The Garden
Morella cherry trees fruit on the young wood, shoots of which should therefore be laid in. Remove fruitless shoots, with those which have borne this year.
-Jiu-Jitsu For Women
Author of Wrestling and Jiu-'itsu^ Official Referee, Olympic Games, 1908 Jiu-jitsu an Ideal Form of Self-defence for Women - The Requisite Training Improves ...
-Recreations. No. 1. The Seven Types Of Hand
The Two Divisions of Palmistry, Cheirognomy and Cheiromancy - Seven Distinct Types, to one of which all Hands Belong - Character is Betrayed by the Shape of ...
-6. Recreations
The Conic hand is slightly tapering in shape, fingers full at the base, slightly pointed towards the tips. Often called the Hand of Impulse. Generous and ...
-Finger-Prints
It is of interest to note the important part played by the hand in the modern system for the detection of criminals originated by M. Bertillon, who aimed at ...
-Recreation. Hockey For Girls. No. 3. Rules And Hints
V.-P. National Amateur Wrestling Association, Author of Wrest/ing, jiu jitsu. Official Referec Olympic Games, 1908. Although the ball may not be sent along the ...
-Birds As Pets
Written and Illustrated by F. J. S. Chatterton Specialist Breeder and fudge of Poultry, Pigeons and Cage Birds; Judge at the Grand International Show, Crystal ...
-The Pug
His Ancestry - Points - Various Breeds - Some Famous Dogs - Advice to Would-be Purchasers Time was when the pug reigned supreme in Mayfair. Now, however, his ...
-Chinchilla Persian Cats
Markings and Appearance of the Chinchilla - Difficulties of Breeding - The Kittens - How to keep the Cat Clean - Prices, etc. Perhaps no breed or variety of ...
-Christmas Table Decoration
Forced Tulips and Lilies of the Valley can be Obtained Comparatively Cheaply, and Lend Themselves Admirably to Table Decoration - A Variegated Holly and ...
-Holly And Scarlet Geraniums
The candlesticks are of silver, in the form of dragons, with bright rose-pink Empire shades. Empire shades, moreover, are fashionable, and they are quite easy ...
-A Christmas Tea-table
A Christmas tea-table that will please both old and young is another charming and novel idea. For this, purchase a small wooden wheelbarrow, such as can be ...
-A Christmas Tea-table. Continued
Chang managed to communicate with her by means of a scroll enclosed in a cocoanut shell, to which was attached a tiny sail. Koong-shee replied in these words, ...
-Furnishing. No. 4. The Dining-Room
By Helen Mathers The Beauty and Usefulness of Chintz - The Wisdom of our Grandmothers - On Screens - The Curative Influences of Needlework - Some Beautiful ...
-2. The Servant Question
The Duties of a Between-maid - Work of a Tweeny - Her Wages - Dress - Time-table for Work The between-maid or tweeny is usually a young girl who helps both the ...
-2. How to Choose a House
Sitting'rooms - Bay Windows - Position of Fireplace - Bedrooms, their Situation, Suitability, and Arrangement - The Nursery - Casement versus Sash Windows - ...
-2. How to Choose a House. Part 2
The sleeper who wakes in a room that receives the early sun is thereby braced in health and spirits for the day. Apart, however, from its tonic effect on the ...
-2. How to Choose a House. Part 3
With good fastenings, the casement does not rattle. There is much to be said in favour of its appearance also, both from within and without. All casements ...
-2. Woman's Home - Taste In Wallpapers
Floral and Chintz Patterns - Small All-over Designs - Trellis Designs - The Panelled Bedroom Restfulness Must be the Aim of All Bedroom Decoration There is no ...
-Hints To The Amateur Paperhanger
Never attempt to put new wallpaper over the old. It is impossible to make the new lie flat, and is most unhygienic. The easiest way to remove the old paper is ...
-How To Apply Furniture Polish
First remove all dust and every finger-mark. Shake the bottle of polish well. Put a little on a piece of flannel or on a pad of soft linen. Rub this well over ...
-To Strengthen The Corners Of Sheets, Etc
It is a good plan before using new sheets or tablecloths to hem a piece of tape for about three inches on each side of every corner. This strengthens the parts ...
-Beautiful Women In History. Lady Sarah Lennox
The history of Court beauties is too often a story of plot and counterplot, jealousy, envy, hatred, malice, and all uncharitable-ness. It is refreshing, ...
-Beautiful Women In History. Lady Sarah Lennox. Continued
She was about the only person at the English Court who was not scheming on the vexed question of the King's marriage. She took it all quite naturally, and when ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. No. 4. The Care Of The Teeth
Importance of Caring for the Teeth in Childhood - Effect of Diet - Tartar - Dentifrices in Powder and Liquid Form - Discoloration of the Teeth - False Teeth [ ...
-Beauty Culture for Children. How to Preserve Complexion
Beauty culture in my nursery I Preposterous! says the average mother, to whom the word beauty-culture only means face massage, complexion lotions, powder, ...
-Beauty. No. 4. Dyes
Old Toilet Books - Dyeing Powders - Non-injurious Dyes - Emollients - Hair Restorers From time immemorial it has been customary to dye the hair, and the ...
-Presents At Christmas Parties
Novel Substitutes for the Orthodox and Time-honoured Christmas-tree - An Auction - The Animated Christmas-tree - The Magic Coal-box - Father Christmas with his ...
-3. Girls' Christian Names
Clio {Greek) - She who celebrates. Clorinda (Persian) - Brave lady. ClothO (Greek) - The Spinner. From kkuow (clotho, to spin). According to mythology there ...
-Clothes for Children
By Mrs. F. Lessels Mather, Central Midwives' Board, A.r.san.i. Author 0/ Health and Home Nursing, Hygiene and Temperance, Home Nursing, etc. The Day-gown - ...
-The Child's Mind
The Influence of the Parent the Most Important Factor in Education - The Individuality of the Child must be Preserved - Physical Education should go Hand in ...
-Types Of Beautiful Children
Photo, Bassano Photo, Rita Martin Photo, Lallk. Ckarles Photo, Bassano
-Occupations For Women. No. 4. How To Become An Elementary. School Teacher
Author of Every Way of Earning a Living, Our Sons and Daughters, etc. How to Train - Pupil-teachers - Bursars - Student-teachers - Training College Students In ...
-Occupations For Women. No. 4. How To Become An Elementary. School Teacher. Continued
Pupil-teachers who have not passed their leaving examination before the end of their period of recognition as such must do so within the following year.
-How to Become a Colonial Nurse
How to Join - Advantages and Disadvantages of the Life - Pay, Prospects, and Holidays It was in 1898 or 1899 that the Colonial Nursing Association became the ...
-The Sitting Hen
The Barn-door Hen and Her Stolen Nest - Preparing a Nest for the Sitter - The Best Type of Hen for Sitting - Treatment During Sitting Period - Hatching-out ...
-The Husbahd In The Home
How to Make Marriage a Success - Reciprocity Essential to Marital Happiness - The Value of. Tact - Inviolability of Correspondence - Man's Standard of Honour ...
-Marriage In Many Lands
It is the young women, not the men, in Germany who make their matrimonial choice. Money rules the market. Girls who are sure of a comfortable dowry settle with ...
-Marriage. No. 3. What It Means To Be A Doctor's Wife
Her Troubles, Domestic and Social - Must be Prepared at all Times to be Disturbed - The Noble Aspect of Her Life It would be a good thing if a girl would ...
-Marriage. No. 3. What It Means To Be A Doctor's Wife. Continued
By Lydia O'shea The Bride's Favours-colours to be Avoided-bride Knives not Unlucky-gloves at Weddings In Edward Chicken's poem, The Collier's Wedding, we read ...
-The Secret Of Health - Perfect Digestion And Sensible Dietetics
The Importance of Moderation - The Diet Suited to One Man Does not Necessarily Suit Another Some Valuable and Golden Rules It has become a truism to say that ...
-Home Nursihg. The Process Of Digestion
The Emulsifying Action of the Bile - The Absorption of Digested Foods - The Work of the Blood - The Function of the Liver From what has already been said of ...
-Common Ailments And Their Treatment
Colic is the name given to an acute attack of pain in the abdomen. The pain comes on suddenly, the patient feels sick, and may even vomit from the severity of ...
-Common Ailments And Their Treatment. Continued
Coryza is an acute catarrhal inflammation of the upper air passages, commonly called cold in the head. An article on Colds and Catarrhs appeared in Part 3 of ...
-Medical - Health And Hygiene In The Nursery
The Child's Muscles - Physical Culture is Commonly Neglected Until Children Reach the Schcol Age - The Value of Play - Garden Recreations for Fine Weather - ...
-Children's Rheumatism
It is only within recent years that even the medical profession have come to know that rheumatism in its slightest forms is one of the most serious diseases of ...
-How to Render First Aid
By Mary Westaway (Associate of the National Health Society) In cases of Haemorrhage Steps should be Taken Promptly to Minimise the Loss of Blood - Measures to ...
-The British Ambassadress At Washington
An Alice in Wonderland Ball - How a Secret Leaked Out - Salary of £10,000 - A Salon of Clever People The most important diplomatic post in the world. It was ...
-The British Ambassadress At Washington. Continued
The Burden Of Letters No former British Ambassador has had so extensive a correspondence with the American public and professional men as Mr. Bryce. He is ...
-Lady Of Quality. No. 3. Etiquette Of Dances
What to do When Sending Invitations to the Officers of a Ship or Regiment - Supper Troubles at Subscription Dances - Cutting Dances It is usual, 'when inviting ...
-Lady Of Quality - How To Read A Coat-Of-Arms
The Creatures of Heraldry - Eagles - The History of the Eagle and of Empire - The Downfall of: Caesar's, and the Rise of Other Eagles - Mystery of the American ...
-2. Correct Modes of Addressing Letters to Persons of Rank or Distinction #2
Formal Informal baronets' wives Address: The The Lady------- Lady------ Beginning: Dear Lady------ Madam, or My Lady ; if the former the title is written above ...
-Practical Advice On The Choice Of Furs. No. 4. Ermine
The Royal and Judicial Fur - The Ermine of Commerce - Habits and Characteristics of the Animal - Its Decorative Effects - The History of Ermine as a Decoration ...
-Practical Advice On The Choice Of Furs. No. 4. Ermine. Continued
An Unbecoming Fur In this relation it may be said that the Chamber of Commerce issued a warning to the public, through the Press, as to the misnaming of furs, ...
-In Dress. Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Fourth Lesson. Fancy Stitches. Continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework, and Millinery, of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Oress
Cross-stitch Cross-stitch, as used in dressmaking, is an ornamental method of sewing in the tight band of a bodice, also of marking the centre of the skirt- ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Fourth Lesson. Pockets. Continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Millinery, and Plain Needlework of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Practical Millinery. Fur as a Season's Trimming
Fur as a Season's Trimming - The Combination of Fur and Lace - The Intricacies of Rosette-making We must always remember that no hard-and-fast rules can be ...
-Practical Millinery. Fur as a Season's Trimming. Continued
Fig. 14 The leaves, or loops, must now be supported by wire. Hem each leaf very neatly, and leave the hem sufficiently wide to allow the wire to pass. Push ...
-Home-Made Christmas Presents
Author of The Well-dressed Woman, etc. A Cretonne Work-basket - A Doyley Case - A Mattress Pincushion - A Lavender Case - A Calendar Blotter - A Bag for ...
-A Doyley Case
Everybody uses the dainty little crochet doyleys for afternoon tea in these days, so a case to hold and keep them flat makes a useful gift. It consists of two ...
-Needlework - A Fourth Lesson In Crochet
Crochet Squares as Corners for a Cloth - Alternate Squares of Linen and Crochet for a Bed-spread-squares as an Insertion or Border - Design for a Cloth with ...
-Needlework - Ideas For Making Jabots Out Of - Fancy Handkerchiefs
Fine Irish Linen with Fancy Hemstitched Border-cluny or Valenciennes Lace for Edging-upright Collar of Lace and Linen Forms a Dainty Finish to the Jabot With ...
-A Dinner Menu For Christmas Day - The Recipes - Clear Soup A La Royale
Required: One quart of clear soup. For the savoury custard: One egg and two extra yolks. Quarter of a pint of stock. Salt and pepper. To make the savoury ...
-Fried Smelts
Required: A dozen smelts. For the frying batter: Two ounces of butter. One whole egg and one extra yolk. One tablespoonful of salad oil. Two tablespoonfuls of ...
-Fillets Of Beef A La Victoria
Required: About two pounds of fillet of beef. A little glaze. One ounce of butter. Croutes of bread. Two bananas. One egg. A few breadcrumbs. Half a gill of ...
-Roast Turkey
Stuffed with ham and celery stuffing, and garnished with rolled bacon and toasted sausages. Required: - A turkey-weighing from eight to ten pounds. Nine ounces ...
-The Sausages
If possible, purchase the tiny pork sausages called in some shops midgets. Prick them each two or three times with a fork or skewer - this will prevent them ...
-The Bacon
Should be cut in very thin pieces, rolled up very neatly, and threaded close together on a skewer. Then either toasted before the fire or put on a tin in the ...
-The Gravy
When the bird is cooked, lift it on to a hot dish, pour off all fat from the baking-tin, being careful to keep back all gravy. Sprinkle a good tablespoonful of ...
-Bread Sauce
Required: Three-quarters of a pint of milk. One medium-sized onion. Three heaped tablespoonfuls of fresh white crumbs. An ounce (or less) of butter. Two cloves.
-Seakale A La Creme
Required: One basket of seakale. Boiling water. Salt. One gill of cream (or less) and a little milk. Two yolks of eggs. One tablespoonful of white sauce. Salt ...
-Potato Croquettes
Required: One pound of boiled potatoes. One ounce of butter. One egg and one extra yolk. Breadcrumbs. Salt and pepper. Rub the potatoes through a sieve or mash ...
-The Christmas Pudding
This must be boiled for two hours or longer if liked; then turn it on to a hot dish. After peeling some sweet almonds, cut them into shreds of even length and ...
-The Mince-Pies
It is a good plan to have one dish of hot mince-pies and one of cold. All tastes will then be suited. Required: Pastry of any kind. Mincemeat. Castor sugar.
-Orange Jelly
Required: One pint of orange-juice. The juice of four lemons. Six ounces of loaf sugar. Two ounces of leaf gelatine. One pint of water. Cochineal. Put the ...
-Cheese Straws
Required: Two ounces of flour. Two ounces of grated cheese. Two ounces of butter. The yolk of an egg. Salt and pepper. Christmas pudding a. ullyett Put the ...
-Dessert
If carefully planned, the dessert should be the crowning-point of a good dinner, yet without being over-lavish or meagre in the supply of dainties. Remember a ...
-Roast Goose
Required: A medium-sized goose. for the stuffing: Four large onions. Eight sage-leaves. Six ounces of breadcrumbs Two ounces of chopped beef suet or melted ...
-The Apple Sauce
Required: One pound of cooking apple?. Castor sugar to taste. Boiling water. A small lump of butter, Orange jelly in cases of orange peel A. Ullyett It is most ...
-The Christmas Time-Table
Practical Hints on Serving the Christmas Dinner The menu is nothing specially elaborate, but it can be made simpler by omitting the soup or fish, the jelly - ...
-What To Prepare Beforehand
There is so much to do on Christmas Day itself that everything possible must be prepared in advance, and the following timetable should be a help:
-Two Days Before Christmas Day
Order all ingredients for the dinner, except the smelts, to be delivered. Prepare stock for soup. Make the custard for it and leave the shapes in a basin in a ...
-The Day Before Christmas
Stuff the turkey, and put it ready on baking-tin. Cut out and prepare the beef fillets, fry them for two minutes on each side in butter or dripping, and lay ...
-On Christmas Day
Boil the pudding for two hours. Roast the turkey. Bake the cheese straws. , Cook the seakale. Make the sauce for it, the sweet sauce for the pudding, and the ...
-General Remarks On The Making Of Hot Puddings
There is but little to say on the subject of hot puddings that does not come under 'the special headings of boiling, steaming, etc. Still, it should be noted ...
-Rice Pudding
Required: One pint of milk. Two ounces of Carolina rice. One ounce (or more) of sugar. Quarter of an ounce of butter. Grated nutmeg or any flavouring. Thickly ...
-Boiled Raisin Roll
Required: One pound of flour. Quarter of a pound of Damerara sugar. Quarter of a pound of raisins. Half a pound of chopped beef suet. A few grains of salt.
-Apple Amber
Required: Six large apples. The rind of a lemon. Three eggs. Three ounces of moist sugar. Pastry. Peel, core, and slice the apples, put them into a saucepan ...
-Chocolate Pudding
Required: Quarter of a pound of plain chocolate. Quarter of a pound of castor sugar. Six ounces of fresh crumbs. Two eggs. Vanilla. Quarter of a pint of milk.
-Cabinet Pudding
Required: One pint of milk. One whole egg and two extra yolks. Three tablespoon-fuls of castor sugar. Vanilla or any other flavouring. Glace cherries. Stale ...
-Baked Custard Pudding
Required: One pint of milk. Three eggs. Nutmeg or vanilla or other flavouring. One tablespoonful of castor sugar. Butter a pie-dish. Heat the milk, but it must ...
-Fig Pudding
Required: Eight ounces of dried figs. Eight ounces of castor sugar. Six ounces of fresh breadcrumbs. Four ounces of butter. Half a gill of milk. Two eggs. Half ...
-Black Cap Pudding
Required: Quarter of a pound of flour. Half a pint of milk. One egg. A few currants. A pinch of salt. Sieve the flour and salt into a basin. Beat up the egg, ...
-The Abc Of Sauce-Making
The preparation of sauces is considered to be one of the highest branches of cookery. In their making much discrimination is needed to wisely select and ...
-Classification Of Sauces
Sauces may be divided into two classes: 1. Hot sauces. 2. Cold sauces. These must again be subdivided into three groups: 1. hot Sauces (a) Brown sauce. {b) ...
-2. Cold Sauces
{a) Chaudfroid sauce (6) Salad dressing {c) Sweet sauce There are two principal foundation sauces, from which, with a few exceptions, an almost endless number ...
-Examples Of Various Classes Of Sauces - I. Hot Sauces
(a) Brown: * Espagnole (foundation sauce). * Brown (plain foundation sauce). * Bigarade. Chasseur. * Caper. Curry. Mushroom. Italian. Robert. Reform. * ...
-2. 2. Cold Sauces
(a) Chaudfroids: White. Brown. Green. Tomato, etc. (b) Salad Sauces or Dressings: Mayonnaise. Tartare. Ravigote. Vinaigrette, etc. (c) Sweet Sauces: Cream.
-Some Useful Hints On Sauces
The success of brown sauce depends largely on the flour being correctly fried in the butter or dripping. This is done to colour the sauce, and to impart a rich, ...
-Recipes - Hot Brown Sauces Espagnole Sauce
A Rich Brown Foundation Sauce Required: One pint of brown stock. Two ounces of butter. Two ounces of flour. Three ounces of ham or bacon. A bunch of parsley ...
-A Plain Brown Foundation Sauce
Required: One pint of brown stock. Two ounces of flour. Two ounces of butter or dripping. One sliced onion. One sliced carrot. One teaspoonful of lemon juice.
-Lady Shackleton
Absolutely fit. Home June. Such was the cablegram which Lady Shackleton received on March 26th, 1909, announcing the safety of her husband, Sir Ernest ...
-Lady De Bathe
It is difficult to believe that Lady de Bathe, better known as Mrs. Langtry, was born as long ago as 1852. She is a native of St. Heliers Jersey, her father, ...
-Miss Valli Valli
Miss Valli Valli made her debut on the stage at Terry's Theatre in 1896 - she was only fourteen years of age at the time - as Nora in The Holly Tree Inn. For ...
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A Woman who has used her wealth and posi-tion for the benefit of hundreds of others, the Duchess of Abercorn has gained much popularity, particularly in ...
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At an age when most girls are puzzling over the toilettes of their dolls Mrs. Hertha Ayrton was showing an aptitude for deep and serious study in various ...
-Mrs. Elinor Glyn
It was in the year 1907 that this well known novelist startled the world with her book, Three Weeks, and since then she has written The Sayings of Grandmamma, ...
-Miss Annette Kellerman
Miss Annette Kellerman began winning swimming championships when she was fifteen years of age. She is now twenty-four, and, although she has not yet succeeded ...
-2. Queen Alexandra
She continued her journey to the Castle of Rumpenheim, where was a family gathering. Rumour had preceded her, and when she arrived, the Hessian cousins came ...
-2. Marriage Law
The chief impediment to contracting a law-ful marriage is the existence of the husband or wife of a previous marriage alive and undivorced. The ceremony of a ...
-Law. Married Woman's Property
Committal Order A committal order under the Debtors Act cannot be made against a married woman, even after proof of means, as a judgment against her is not a ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. No. 4. - Madame De Maintenon
But few ages can boast of a longer list of illustrious women than can the seventeenth century - women who by their talents created history; by their wit, ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. No. 4. - Madame De Maintenon. Continued
And so Francoise married Scarron. Why? It is possible to imagine, but it is impossible to define the motives which prompted the mind of the girl bride. Love ...
-2. Love-Letters Of Famous People. Dorothy Osborne
When I have supped, continued Dorothy, I go into the garden, and so to the side of a small river that runs by it, when I sit down and wish you were with me ( ...
-Famous Love Pictures
Photo, W. A. Mansell King Cophetua And The Beggar - Maid After Sir E. Burne-Jones Silent Persuasion. By L. T. Alma-tadema Copyright.s. Hildesheimtr & Co.
-Christmas In Many Lands
In our quest after Christmas observances in many lands we naturally direct our attention first to the Holy Land. How Christmas is celebrated there we gather ...
-Woman's Work. Among Our Sailors
The Great Work of Miss Agnes Weston and Miss Wintz in Establishing Sailors' Rests-miss Weston's Work among Sailors - The Formulation and Development of her ...
-Woman's Work. Among Our Sailors. Continued
About this time Miss Weston developed the other side - the spiritual side - of her work by assisting Lieutenant Pater, R.n., in the creation of the Royal Naval ...
-The Slade School Of Art
Foundation of the School - System of Reform Inaugurated - High Standard of Work Required - Success of the Women Students - Surroundings of the School - Working ...
-The Slade School Of Art. Continued
Students work from 9.30 to 5 every day, with a break for luncheon, except on Saturdays, when all classes cease at 1 p.m. Both figure and draped models pose ...
-The Arts. III. The Guildhall School Of Music
The Aims of the School - Musical Instruction for People with Small Means, Little Time to Spare, and who do not Intend to Take up Music Professionally - How to ...
-The Arts. III. The Guildhall School Of Music. Continued
Again, a competition is held annually for the silver Jubilee Commemoration Cup. The successful student holds the cup for a year, and also receives a silver ...
-Perpetual Flowering Carnations
How Amateurs may Grow Tree Carnations - Conditions for Successful Culture - A Year's Work - The Best Varieties There are two principal ways of growing the tree, ...
-6. The Garden
Another way of providing artificial heat for striking the cuttings during spring or summer is to make up a small hotbed under glass, with old manure well ...
-Lacrosse As A Came For Girils
Lacrosse Beautifies the Figure - The Rules - How to Choose a Crosse - Clubs - Dress for Lacrosse English girls are greatly to be congratu-lated, first, on ...
-7. Recreations
Further particulars of the club may be obtained from the Hon. Secretary, the Ladies' Southern Lacrosse Club, 61, Queens-borough Terrace, London, W. Moreover, ...
-Recreations. No. 2. Thumb And Fingers
The Historical Significance of the Thumb - No Two Thumbs are Alike in their Markings - What the Thumb Tells - Character as Portrayed by the Fingers In all ages ...
-Hockey For Girls. No. 4. Rules And Hints
V.-P. National Amateur Wrestling Association, Author of Wrestling , Jiu Jitsu. Official Referee, Olympic Games, 1908. The attackers, however, are under certain ...
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Written and Illustrated by P. J. S. Chatterton Specialist Breeder and Judge of Poultry, Pigeons and Cage Birds; Judge at the Grand International Show, Crystal ...
-Cosy Winter Rooms
In every house there should be a tiny room, garret, or cupboard where extra rugs, or carpets, curtains, screens and other winter comforts can be stored. Such ...
-The Home-Made Lamp-Shade
Artistic Shades and How to Make Them - The Paper Shade Covered with Chintz - The Pleated Shade In lamp-shades, as in other things, fashion is always changing.
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By Helen Mathers The Simple Library - Beautiful Bookcases - Comfortable Furnishing - The Magnificent Library and the Humble Sanctum You may call almost any ...
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Advantages of Soft Water - How to Soften Hard Water - Soap - Soda - Borax - Ammonia - Starch Blue - Salt - Gum Arabic - Turpentine - Bran Water. A plentiful ...
-Woman's Home - Old Bristol Porcelain
Author of How to Identify Old China and Hou to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain The Maker of Priceless Porcelain - How He Di d in Poverty-famous Examples of His ...
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The Importance of the Butler's Pantry, a Good Linen Cupboard, and a Good Box-room - Window and Door Fastenings and Fittings - The Bath-room - The Water Supply ...
-How To Choose a House. Continued
The tendency now is towards small keys that project as little as possible from the door surface. Hinges should be of ample depth and not too light in ...
-Woman's Home - Table Decoration For January
Chrysanthemums arranged in a bright pottery vase are effective if small daisies are placed among the blossoms. To preserve an effect of lightness and grace, ...
-Woman's Home. Flowers Available
Winter aconites Carnations Berberis Crocus Cyclamen Chrysanthemum Daphne mezereon Christmas rose Iris Japan quince Violets Anemone Laurestinus Narcissi Lilies ...
-Beautiful Women In History. No. V. Georgiana Duchess Of Devonshire
T7anny Burney said of Fox's Duchess that the epithet 'charming' might have been coined for her. Walpole called her 'a phenomenon. Even Dr. Johnson praised her.
-Beauty Culture For Women. No. 5. Beauty Of Mouth And Lips
The Beautiful Mouth is Shapely, like a Bow Unbent - Contortions and Grimaces Spoil the Mouth - Some Simple Breath Sweeteners - Charming Lip Salves Made at Home ...
-The Hair. No. 5. Dyes - Diseases Of The Scalp And Hair
A black hair dye is best applied in two solutions. A well-known French form quoted in the Chemist and Druggist ' is as follows: No. 1 Fluid. Acid pyrogal, 1/2 ...
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Affections of the Scalp - Ringworm, its Cause and Treatment The scalp, like other parts of the skin, is subject to many and various affections. Some of these ...
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The Popularity of a Cotillon - Some Attractive Figures and Explanations as How to Arrange them - Careful Forethought is Essential to Success - Favours and ...
-A Cotillon For Children's Dances. Continued
The Looking-glass Figure, though by no means new, must find a place in every cotillon. A little girl sits on a low chair in the middle of the room, a ...
-2. Children - Girls' Christian Names
Dominica [Latin) - Sunday child. Domitia [Latin) - Illustrious one. Dora [Greek) - A gift. Doralicia - English form of above. Dorcas [Greek) - '1 Swift, ...
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Author of Every Way of Earning a Living Our Sons and Daughters, etc. During their course in a training college students receive instruction in the theory and ...
-How To Become An Elementary School Teacher. Part 2
Certificated teachers are eligible for appointment to permanent posts on the staff of a public elementary school. Before they can be appointed head teachers ...
-How To Become An Elementary School Teacher. Part 3
The limited diploma qualifies its possessor to give instruction in cookery only at a school course in connection with the school upon the staff of which she is ...
-Woman's Work in New Zealand
Prospect Offered to Women Emigrants - Social Life in New Zealand - What Markets are already Overstocked - A Demand for the Intelligent and Willing Domestic ...
-Woman's Work in New Zealand. Continued
Openings for Teachers A teacher desiring to find employment in New Zealand would probably find a thorough knowledge of French and German her most valuable ...
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The Privacy of Letters - The Power of a Woman's Influence - Feed the Husband Well, but Feed Him Suitably - The Housekeeper's Temptation of Extravagance A ...
-Marriage. The Gift the Emblem of Goodwill
The Gift the Emblem of Goodwill - The Wedding Presents on View - A Question of Tact He original idea of the wedding present was to make some gift suitable to ...
-Marriage. The Gift the Emblem of Goodwill. Continued
By Rev. E. J. Hardy Author of How to be Happy though Married he proposal of Edison, the great electrician, though business-like, was not prosaic. One day, as ...
-A Honeymoon In Cornwall
Sunshine in Winter - Newquay - Concerts - Hotels - The Journey Those who marry in winter can find sunshine and soft air without leaving England. Is there not ...
-A Honeymoon In Cornwall. Continued
The young couple, arriving at Calcutta, were sent straight away to Morar, one of the hottest places in India in August. Ill-health could daunt neither of them, ...
-2. Marriage - Wedding Day Lore
Wedding Divination - The Custom of the Dow Purse - A Bride's Character as Told by the Month of her Birth - Wedding Anniversaries - The Love of Darby and Joan A ...
-Sleep And Sleeplessness
The Cause of Sleep - Reasons for Insomnia - How to Cure Insomnia - Tranquility of Mind is Indispensable - Never Take Drugs, and Avoid Becoming a Slave to Worry ...
-Home Nursing. The Nervous System
The Construction of the Nervous System - The Brain and Its Functions - The Action of the Nerves - The Sympathetic System - Pain is Nature's Warning From the ...
-2. Common Ailments And Their Treatment
Croup is a spasm of the muscles of the larynx, causing a sudden closure of the glottis - the opening into the windpipe - followed by a long indrawing of the ...
-Medical - Health And Hygiene In The Nursery The Child's Muscles
Muscles in One Part of the Body Must not be Developed to the Exclusion of Others - Some Simple Exercises for Strengthening the Spine and Lower Part of the Body ...
-Medical - Health And Hygiene In The Nursery The Child's Muscles. Continued
The following are a few simple breathing exercises: 1. Stand straight, with the fed together and the hands resting on the chest just above the waist on each ...
-Gemeral Accidents
General Accidents - Injuries to the Eye and Ear 1. How to Treat Injuries to the Eye. - There are certain trifling accidents that give rise to great pain, and ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Wife Of The Governor-General Of Canada
A Post once Fraught with Risk and Discomfort - Now One of the Most Agreeable and Interesting of High Positions - Characteristics of Canadian Society - Curious ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Wife Of The Governor-General Of Canada. Continued
Social Life It is common testimony that Canadian society is easy to get on with. The people are simple and natural and very ready to be pleased. Her Excellency ...
-Lady Of Quality. No. 4. Etiquette Of Luncheon Parties
By Mrs. Humphry ( Madge ) Arc We Growing Less Hospitable? - The Formal Luncheon - Arrangements and Invitations The Informal Luncheon - Husbands need not be ...
-Lady Beatrice Pole-Carew
The beautiful and accomplished wife of that distinguished soldier, Lt.-gen. Sir Reginald Pole-carew. As Lady Beatrice Butler. daughter of the third Marquis of ...
-H.S.H. Princess Henry Of Pless And Child
By Ellis Roberts H.S.H.. before her marriage in 1891. was Miss Mary Theresa Olivia Cornwallis-west: her sister is the Duchess of Westminster
-The Countess Of Clonmell
By Ellis Roberts Formerly the beautiful Miss Rachal Berridge, who married the present Earl of Clonmell in 1901
-Practical Advice On The Choice Of Furs. No. 5. Chinchilla, Sea-otter, And Other Furs
Chinchilla ranks among the six precious furs, and, at the present moment, has reached a price which may be called prohibitive. The chinchilla is a small rodent ...
-Dress - Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Fifth Lesson. A Simple Skirt
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework, and Millinery, of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Dress in the Stuart Period. A Source of Inspiration To Modern Designers
Dress in the Age of Louis XIV. - The Effect of the Restoration upon Costume To avoid recognition, black velvet masks lined with white satin were worn at this ...
-Dress - Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Fifth Lesson. - Pockets. Continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Millinery, and Plain Needlework of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-2. Needlework Pictures
Author of A History of Hand-made Lace, etc. The Justification of Needlework Pictures - Petit Point Pictures - Stump Work - The Combination of Brushwork and ...
-2. Needlework Pictures. Continued
No. 4. A winter scene. An embroidered picture in which linens of various colours are utilised to produce the desired effects A good effect is obtained by ...
-Needlework - Elementary Knitting
Origin of Knitting - Requisites - Casting on with One or Two Pins - Plain Knitting and Purling - Decreasing - Three Methods of Increasing - Casting Off Hand- ...
-Appliances
Two or more straight pins, or needles, as they are often called, of steel, wood, ivory, bone, or vulcanite. The steel pins are used for fine work, and the ...
-The Gauge
It is wise to keep by one a gauge, so as to measure accurately the knitting-needles (see illustration). With this, one is able to test the size of any needles ...
-A Knitting-Needle Shield Or Holder
This is to hold the needles to protect the points when they are not in use. String some beads on to silk and then crochet into the shape shown in illustration.
-Method Of Holding The Work
Hold the pins lightly in the hands rather close to the points, and scarcely move the hands. Very little movement is necessary for knitting easily and quickly.
-Casting On With Two Pins
Make a slip loop (see diagram), and put it over the left-hand pin; hold the right-hand pin somewhat in the same way as a pen. Put the right-hand pin into the ...
-To Cast On With One Pin
Make a slip loop, and put the pin into it. Leave rather a long, loose strand of cotton to cast on with, and keep the ball of wool to the right-hand side. Put ...
-Plain Knitting
Hold the pin with the cast-on stitches in the left hand; * put the right-hand pin in the first stitch, from left to right. Place the cotton round between the ...
-Purling
To purl, keep the cotton in front of the work. * Place the right-hand pin in a stitch from right to left under the front loop, the- right-hand pin resting on ...
-List Of Wools And Silks Suitable For Different Purposes
All kinds of knitting materials vary in price from time to time, but the following list is a useful guide with regard to some of the Wools Price Suitable for ...
-Mow To Make A Fireless Cooking-Box
How the Box is Made - The Principle Upon Which it Works - The Time Required for Cooking The Efficiency of the Box as a Culinary Utensil To the busy housewife ...
-ABC Of Sauce-Making. Hot Sauces
Brown Sauces (Continued) Tomato Sauce Required: One pound of tomatoes. One ounce of butter. One ounce of cornflour. One onion. Two ounces of ham or bacon. A ...
-The ABC Of Sauce-Making. White Sauces
Bechamel Sauce A Rich White Foundation Sauce Required: One pint of milk or equal parts of milk and white stock. Quarter of a pint of cream. Two ounces of ...
-The ABC Of Sauce-Making. Sweet Sauces
Sweet Melted-butter Sauce Required: Half a pint of milk. Two ounces of butter. One ounce of flour. One tablespoonful of castor sugar. Melt the butter in a ...
-A Twelfth-Night Cake
In olden days the Twelfth Night after Christ-* mas was looked upon as a great feast day, and a special cake was prepared for consumption on that day. Though ...
-Beef Bouillon
Required: Two pounds of lean beef, such as topside or neck or sticking piece. Two quarts of cold water. A bunch of parsley and herbs. One carrot, turnip, and ...
-Invalid Cookery
The Importance of Invalid Cookery - Foods Suitable and Unsuitable - How to Serve Invalid Meals Daintily - Some Useful Recipes The manner in which food for ...
-Serving The Invalid's Meals
Do not rest content with cooking the meal perfectly, but serve it as attractively possible. Use a light tray or bed-table, one of wicker is very good. Let all ...
-The Recipes - Chicken Broth
Ingredients: Half an uncooked chicken (with the giblets). A tablespoonful of rice. A teaspoonful of chopped parsley. Half a teaspoonful of chopped onion. One ...
-Baked Fillets Of Sole
Whenever possible, fillet fish for invalids. They will then have no difficulty with the bones. Ingredients: One small sole. A few drops of lemon juice. A few ...
-Steamed Custard
Ingredients: Quarter of a pint of milk. One egg and one extra yolk. One teaspoonful of castor sugar. Vanilla to taste. Beat the eggs well together, but do not ...
-Orangeade
Ingredients: Four oranges. Half a pint of boiling water. About a dozen lumps of sugar. Soda-water or seltzer water. Wash and wipe the oranges, then cut off the ...
-Beef-Tea With Vermicelli
Ingredients: One pound of lean beef (raw). One pint of cold water. Salt. Allow about a tablespoonful of vermicelli to half a pint of beef-tea. First wipe the ...
-Minced Chicken
It is important that raw chicken should be used for this dish, since twice-cooked meat less nourishing than fresh. The breast of the fowl used in Menu I. might ...
-Port Wine Jelly
Ingredients: Three-quarters of a pint of port wine. Quarter of a pint of water. One lemon. Ten sheets of French gelatine. A dozen lumps of sugar. A few drops ...
-Lemon Barley Water
This is both refreshing and nourishing. Ingredients: Two large tablespoonfuls c2 pearl barley. One lemon. One pint of boiling water. Three or four lumps of ...
-Tinned Meat Dangers
The consumption of tinned meats must always be associated with certain risks. The assurance that proper supervision is exercised in the choice of the meat, ...
-The Work Of Mary Baker Eddy
The Growth of Christian Science - The Remarkable Career and Personality of the late Mrs. Eddy the Founder of this School of Thought - Christian Science ...
-The Work Of Mary Baker Eddy. Continued
How She Pound Her Vocation She was kind and charitable, so far as circumstances allowed, and had remakable influence over those with whom she came in contact.
-Woman's Who's Who - Lady St. Helier
Lady St. Helier, widow of the late President of the Divorce Court - best known as Sir Francis Jeune - was elected this year to one of the ten aldermanships on ...
-Mrs. Peary
Mrs. Peary not only does Mrs. Peary possess the distinction of being the wife of the discoverer of the North Pole, but she can also boast of being the only ...
-Miss Selma Lagerlof
Probably to many people in this country the name of Miss Selma Lagerlof, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1910, is almost unknown. In Sweden, ...
-The Duchess Of Marlborough
The only daughter of Mr. William Kissam Van-elerbilt, one of America's multi-millionaires, Miss Consuelo Vanderbilt married the Duke of Marlborough in 1895.
-The Marchioness Of Ormonde
As befits the wife of one of the keenest of yachts-men, the Marchioness of Ormonde is a great lover of sport and outdoor life. Her marriage dates back to 1876, ...
-Miss Maude Adams
Miss Maude Adams, whose real name is the curious one of Kiskadden, is the daughter of Annie Adams, a celebrated actress in the States, who was the leading lady ...
-Lady Arthur Paget
Lady Arthur Paget has, since her marriage to General Sir Arthur Paget in 1878, been one of the shining lights of English society, and. before it, was one of ...
-Henrietta Rae
Henrietta Rae, who in private life is Mrs. Ernest Normand, exhibited her first picture at the Royal Academy in 1880, when she was twenty years of age. Her ...
-Marriage Law. Breach of Promise of Marriage
Since the reign of George IV. all impedi-merits arising from pre-contracts to other persons have been abolished in England. No proceedings can be taken in ...
-2. The Law and the Servant
Rights of Master - Disorderly Conduct - Unjust Dismissal - Misdeeds of Servants - Acting Maliciously Rights of Master A master has no right to open or search ...
-Law. Step-Parents
Step-parents - Baby Farming - Infants Improperly Kept - Fireguards - Religion Step-Parent With regard to the observance of these regulations, step-parents are ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No. 5. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
In Irish soil romance thrives nobly; the Irishman knows, as does no other man, now to raise it above the dull level of hum-drum sentiment. And Richard Brinsley ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No. 5. Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Continued
Love Maid of Bath ; her father's power of protection he did not consider adequate. His brother Charles and Halhe, however, were rivals of whom he easily ...
-Love-Letters Of Famous People. Julie De Lespinasse
To turn from Dorothy Osborne to Julie de Lespinasse is like passing at evening from a warm room, full of pleasant talk, flowers, and firelight, straight into ...
-How To Become A Missionary
Qualifications Necessary to Become a Missionary - The S.p.g. - How and Where to Train Period of Training - Pecuniary Aid Towards Training It is no longer ...
-Religion - Dr. Barhardo's Homes
How the Work was Started in a Disused Donkey Stable - The Story of a Winter Night - The Stepney Home - Emigration to Canada The great institution known as Dr.
-The Art Of Drawing And Painting. II. Good Drawing Means Clear Thinking
The Importance of Thinking as Applied to Drawing - Why Japanese Soldiers easily Learn to Handle complicated Mechanism - The All Drawing is an Egg Theory In ...
-The Arts. No. 2. Viscountess Galway
Wiscountess Galway is a very charming and popular hostess, and a woman of exceptional literary ability. She has written not only many poems, but also a couple ...
-The Arts - The First Violin Lessons
Without enthusiasm nothing can be arrived at in art. --schumann Beginning at the Age of Five - Qualities the Teacher Must Possess - How the Child Should Stand ...
-January Work In The Garden
Work in the Shrubbery - Making Gravel Walks - Planting, Pruning, and Spraying - Flowers for the Conservatory - Forcing Fruit and Vegetables The Flower Garden ...
-7. The Garden
Reconstructive Work In open weather a certain amount of reconstructive work may be carried through, such as the making of fresh flower-beds or altering others, ...
-How To Make A Roof Garden
Principal 0/ Glynde School for Lady Gardeners in Sussex Illustrations by Miss M. G. Campion How to Make a Root Garden in a Big City - Trellis - Ths Boxes - The ...
-Perpetual Flowering Carhations
When April comes, the plants can suitably be placed in a cold frame, having a fall of six inches from back to front. Here the pots may be stood on a bed of.
-2. Jiu-Jitsu For Women
Author of Wrestling and Jiu-jitsu, Official Referee, Olympic Games, 1908. Speed and Accuracy Necessary to Success in Jiu jitsu - Some Valuable Combat Tricks - ...
-8. Recreations
Fig. 2. By continuing the twist in Fig. 1 and locking the arm, the victim can be brought to the ground If Fig. I be looked into, it will be seen that the right- ...
-Recreations - Lacrosse As A Game For Girls. Part 4
A player has the right to appeal direct to the referee should any case of rough play or foul play occur. The rules regarding touts are as follows: 1. No player ...
-Recreations - Pastinello
A Simple Hobby- Material Required - Use of Transfer Designs - Work on Chiffon and Velvet A very fascinating, yet simple, hobby is Pastinello painting, which, ...
-Recreations. No. 3. Palm - Texture Of The Skin - Nails
What Large Hands Indicate - When the Palms A fter considering the thumb and fingers, we next turn our attention to the size of the hand generally, and find ...
-Fancy Pigeons As Pets
Written and Illustrated by F. J. S. Chatterton .Specialist Breeder and Judge of Poultry, Pigeons and Cage Birds; fudge at the Grand International Show. Crystal ...
-The West Highland White Terrier
Is not a New or Freak Dog - Its Points - Its Head and Expression - Its Habits - How to Treat It - Advice to Would-be Purchasers Oh, these are those new dogs ...
-Little-Known Pets - Harmless Snakes And Meerkats
The household pets of one part of the globe are the vermin of another continent. Harmless snakes, for example, in many piaces, take the place of the house-dog, ...
-Electricity In Modern Housekeeping
Electric Cooking on the Breakfast-table - Hot Plates and Food Warmers - Cooking Eggs by Electricity - Electric Toasting - Making Coffee by Electricity - ...
-Furnishing. No. 6. Bedrooms
By Helen Mathers The Useless Wardrobe - A Dutch Bedroom - Some Charming Colour Schemes If a bedroom is primarily a place to rest, to sleep in, it is also a ...
-3. How To Choose A House
The Water Company's System - The Hot water System - The Questions of Light and Lighting Heating and Ventilation It may be assumed that company water, under ...
-Lord Kelvins Tap
This tap cannot leak and is of great durability Owing to the considerable pressure of the main water, taps for constant service are of the screw-down pattern.
-Woman's Home. Priceless Old Plate
By Mrs. Arthur Bell Author of The- Elementary History of Art, Representative Painters of the Nineteenth Century, Master pieces of the Great Artists, etc., ...
-Woman's Home. Priceless Old Plate. Continued
Old English silver candlestick bearing London hall-mark for 1767-8 Condon Oats Marks on Old Plate. 1688 to 1886. Wykeham and the Hourglass salt, both of which ...
-Beautiful Women In History. No. 6. Madame Recamier
Her angelic face can bear no other name; one look suffices to bind your heart to her for ever. So said Lamartine of Madame Recamier, the wonderful woman who ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. No. 6. The Game Of Shoulders
The Neck Quickly Shows Age - How to Whiten the Neck - Home-made Creams and Lotions - The Ideal Neck and How to Acquire It - Well-shaped Shoulders - A Simple ...
-Beauty. No. 5. Diseases Of The Scalp And Hair
Kerion, or Scald Head - Eczema of the Head and its Treatment - How to Remove Pediculi The cause of favus is generally malnutrition and a general debility. It ...
-Sunburnt and Chapped Skins. Children
A shady hat alone is not sufficient; it is wise to protect the face from very strong sun, or sharp winds, by rubbing on the thinnest possible layer of some ...
-Figure, Carriage, Manners, And Expression
Figure Must be Developed Young - Suitable Exercises - An Ugly Walk - Bad Sitting Postures-shyness in Children Must Not be Tolerated Figure, carriage, manners, ...
-Children. Dolls
By Mrs. J. Nevill Jackson Their Antiquity - Their Place in the Life of a Child - The Doll as an Educator - Heredity and Dolls Dolls provide the outlet for a ...
-Children. Baby's Outdoor Clothes
By Mrs. F. Lessels Mather, Central Midwives' Board, A.r.san.i. Author 0/ Health and Home Nursing, Hygiene and Temperance Home Nursing, etc. Clothes for Outdoor ...
-Children. How to Make the "Children's Hour" a Delight
How to Make the Children's Hour a Delight - Planting the Reel - Blowing the Feather-indoor Badminton - Pass the Penny - Five Senses Competition - Amusing ...
-4. Girls' Christian Names
Erina (Celtic) - Irish maiden. Ermentrude (Teutonic) - Maiden (trude) of the nation. Also spelt Ermyntrude and Irmentrude. Erminia (Latin) - Lordly. Ernestine ( ...
-Occupations For Women. No. 5. How To Become A Private Secretary
Author of Every Way of Earning a Living Our Sons and Daughters, etc. Essential Qualifications of a Private Secretary - Cost of Training - How to Obtain a ...
-Occupations For Women. No. 5. How To Become A Private Secretary. Continued
In the East there are opportunities for women to do typewriting or school teaching, act as children's nurses, shop-girls, hospital nurses, or undertake ...
-Natural Way of Rearing Children
Editor of The Encyclopedia of Poultry etc. Hints on Suitable Coops - Precautions against Insect Pests - Methods of Feeding the Chickens Necessity of Pure Water ...
-Loyalty To The Husband
True Loyalty and False - The Irritation of Little Ways - Betrayal of Confidence - The Value of Comradeship in Marriage oyal je serai durant ma vie. This was ...
-Loyalty To The Husband. Part 2
The Women Wanted Domestic help is needed most. For lady helps there is very little demand. But for educated women who can turn their hands to homework, and are ...
-Loyalty To The Husband. Part 3
Thus it happened that St. George's had practically a monopoly of fashionable marriages. Now that there are at least one hundred very wealthy families for every ...
-Marriage. Why Children Sometimes Destroy the Affection of Parents for Each Other
Why Children Sometimes Destroy the Affection of Parents for Each Other, and Sometimes Bring Estranged Couples Together - Jealousy of Parents - Conflicting ...
-Marriage. No. 3. What It Means To Be The Wife Of A Member Of Parliament
Privileges and Responsibilities of the Member's Wife - How She May Help Her Husband - Her Social Position - Private Opinions Must be Subordinate to the Cause ...
-The Radium Treatment
A Romance of Modern Times - A Discovery Made by a Woman - Effect of Radium on Skin Diseases - Removing Moles, Scars, or Stains - The British Radium Institute ...
-The Skin And Its Function
The skin is the protective covering of the body, and it has an interesting and somewhat complex function. In the first place, it is a sort of envelope, just as ...
-Health And Hygiene In The Nursery. Nursery Rashes
The occurrence of spots is generally viewed by the average mother with considerable consternation. Spots may or may not be of serious importance. They may ...
-Winter. Ailments - Bronchitis
Bronchitis is one of the commonest chest ailments which may occur in the nursery. It is an inflammation of the air tubes of the lungs. In its commonest form it ...
-3. Common Ailments and Their Treatment
Delirium. Delirium is a derangement of the mind. The higher centres or controlling power of the brain are in abeyance, and the imagination is left to run riot.
-Medical. General Accidents
3. Foreign Bodies in the Nostril. - These undesirable intrusions may often be met with among the more juvenile section of the community, but mind and body of ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. Wife Of The "First Commoner Of The Realm"
A Post of Great Antiquity and Dignity - Invitations that are Commands - ** Mrs. Speaker and Her Privileges - The Importance of Her Position - Some Apt Sayings ...
-Lady Of Quality. No. 5. Giving A Dance
By Madge (Mrs. Humphry) The chief consideration, after compiling the list of guests, is that of the refreshments that will be required. To combine hospitality ...
-Menu
Buffet Refreshments. Sandwiches. Foie-gras a la Regence. Saumon Fume. Volaille. Anchois. Concombre. Cresson. Gateaux Francais. Biscuits Assortis. Gateaux ...
-Beautyful Women In The Social - World
By Ellis Roberts Her Grace The Duchess Of Westminster Before. her marriage in 1901, her Grace was the beautiful Miss Constance Edwina Cornwallis West, The Dyke ...
-Her Grace The Duchess Of Norfolk And Her Daughter The Lady Mary Rachel
Howard Her Grace, who before her marriage in 1904 was the Hon. Gwendolen Constable Maxwell, is the daughter and heiress of the late Lord Herries, has a son, ...
-Lady Dalkeita
Lady Dalkeith is the wife of the Earl of Dalkeith, and was the second daughter of the Earl of Bradford. She is the chatelaine of Eildon Hall, Melrose, and is a ...
-Practical Advice On The Choice Of Furs. No. 6. Less Expensive Furs
Some Furs that are within the reach of Women with Moderate Incomes - Bear, Beaver, Persian Lamb. Broadtail Skunk. Moleskin. Mink The purse of Fortunatus is a ...
-Dress - Home-Made Coiffure Decorations
Three Pretty Head-dresses - A Head-dress for a Young Girl - How to Make Gold and Silver Fuchsias - Gold Metallic Moire Ribbon - How to Make Cabochons The very ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Sixth Lesson. Cutting Out And Making A Coat
Roll Collar (concluded) - How to Cut Out and Make a Coat - Placing the Pieces on the Material The edges of the collar having been turned down and tacked, and ...
-Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Sixth Lesson. A Simple Skirt. Continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework, and Millinery, of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-The Revival Of Ribbon Work
An Ancient Art Revived - Giant Ribbon Work - Miniature Ribbon Work - Practical Suggestions for Doing the Work The old saying that there is nothing new under ...
-Wooden-Bead Embroidery
Used as Plagues lor Waist Ornament - For Holding Skirt Drapery in Position - Colour of Beads should Harmonise with the Gown The colours of the wooden beads ...
-Needlework - Novel Designs For D'Oyleys
The housekeeper will find in dessert d'oyleys an opportunity for artistic expression. Coloured embroidery is eminently suitable if the pattern is designed to ...
-Needlework - Repairing Torn Embroidery
If Scientifically Treated, Embroidery can be Mended in a Way Which Baffles Detection - The Necessary Outfit Required - Exact Instructions When taken as a fine ...
-Refreshments For A Children's Party
It is a matter of congratulation that nowadays children's parties are arranged on more rational and healthy lines than was the fashion some years ago. It was ...
-The Recipes - Beef-Cup
Required: Two pounds of lean beef. Two quarts of cold water. One carrot, turnip, and onion. A bunch of parsley and herbs. A stick of celery or a little celery ...
-Galantine Of Chicken
Required: One large fowl. Six pork sausages. Two hard-boiled eggs. Half a pound of ham or tongue. Salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Aspic jelly for decorating. White ...
-The Sauce
Required: One ounce of butter. Half an ounce of flour. Half a pint of chicken stock. Half a gill of milk. One gill of cream. One gill of aspic jelly. Four ...
-Sandwiches
Cut fairly thin slices of brown or white bread-and-butter. Spread a layer of the mixture on one piece; if necessary, sprinkle it with seasoning. Lay on a ...
-Egg Filling
Required: The yolks of four hard-boiled eggs. Two teaspoonfuls of anchovy essence. A little lemon-juice. Half an ounce of butter. Salt and pepper. Work all the ...
-Cress Sandwiches
The cress will merely require very careful washing and the roots cut off. Chop it, and sprinkle with a little salt.
-Potted Meat Sandwiches
Purchase some well-known make of potted meat, and use as directed.
-Meringues
Required: The whites of three eggs. Six ounces of castor sugar. A few drops of cochineal. One gill of cream. A few pistachio nuts. Brush the meringue board ...
-Balmoral Tartlets
Required: Scraps of short-crust pastry. Two eggs. Four ounces of butter. Four ounces of castor sugar. Half an ounce of cornflour. Two ounces of cake-crumbs.
-Lemon Sponge
Required: The rind and juice of a lemon. Half a pint of boiling water. The white of an egg. One tablespoonful of castor sugar. Five sheets of gelatine. Put the ...
-Small Fancy Cakes
For the mixture: Required: Four eggs. Four ounces of castor sugar. Two ounces of butter. Three ounces of Vienna flour. Line a shallow baking-tin with two ...
-Lemonade
Required: Four lemons. One quart of boiling water. About a dozen lumps of sugar. Wipe the lemons on a clean cloth. Then cut off the rinds very thinly, putting ...
-Remarks On Vegetables
Probably no country possesses a better or more varied supply of vegetables than Great Britain, yet it is only comparatively lately that we have rid ourselves ...
-Potato Recipes - Boiled Potatoes
Required: Potatoes of as much one size as possible. One large teaspoonful of salt to each quart of water. Wash, scrub, and peel the potatoes thinly Carefully ...
-Potatoes A La Duchesse
Required: One pound of mashed potatoes. One ounce of butter. The yolks of two eggs. One ounce of grated cheese. A few grains of nutmeg. Salt and pepper. Melt ...
-Potato Waffles
Required: Large potatoes. Frying fat. Wash and peel the potatoes. For making these waffles, the special cutter shown in illustration is required. Such a cutter ...
-Potato Straws
Required: Peeled potatoes. Frying fat. Cut the potatoes into thin slices, trimming the edges evenly. Lastly, cut the slices into thin matchlike strips. Dry ...
-2. Potato Croquettes
Required: Two pounds of uncooked potatoes, or one and a half pounds of boiled potatoes. One ounce of butter. One whole egg and an extra yolk. Two teaspoonfuls ...
-Potato Ribbons
Required: Peeled potatoes. Frying fat. After peeling the potatoes, cut them round and round as if peeling an apple. They should be in long, ribbon-like pieces.
-potatoes a la creme
Required: Six or more medium-sized cold boiled potatoes. One ounce of butter. Half a pint of white sauce. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. Half a ...
-Baked Potatoes
Required: Potatoes. Good dripping. Salt. Wash and scrub the potatoes, then peel them thinly; put them in a pan of boiling salted water, and boil until they are ...
-Potatoes Baked In The Skins
Required: Large, even-sized potatoes. Wash, scrub and dry the potatoes. Place them in a moderate oven, and bake them until they are soft; they will probably ...
-Steamed Potatoes
Required: Even-sized potatoes Salt. Scrub, wash, and peel the potatoes thinly. Lay them in cold water; then put them in a steamer over a saucepan of boiling ...
-Mashed Potatoes
Required: One pound of boiled potatoes. One tablespoon-ful of milk. Half an ounce of butter. Salt and pepper. See that the potatoes are well dried, otherwise ...
-Potatoes Saute
Required: About a pound of boiled potatoes. Two ounces of butter. Potato croquettes Salt and pepper. One tablespoonful of chopped parsley. Cut the potatoes ...
-Potatoes A L'hollandaise
Required: About one and a half pounds of boiled potatoes. Two ounces of butter. One yolk of egg. A little lemon juice. About two table-spoonfuls of thick white ...
-Useful Fish Recipe - Fillets Of Sole A La Moderns
Required: Two soles. Two dozen prawns. A few breadcrumbs. One ounce of butter. A little Bechamel sauce. For tlie Cardinal sauce: Half an ounce of butter. A ...
-Cardinal Sauce
Wash the lobster coral, dry it, then put it in a mortar with the half-ounce of butter, pound them well together, and rub them through a hair sieve. Heat the ...
-A Dainty Meatless Meal
How to Make Meatless Meals Attractive - Hints on Cooking and Service - The Order of the Dishes - The Balance of the Meal - A Specimen Menu and Recipes One of ...
-The Order Of The Dishes
The following menu is one that can be served for eight people, or, by halving the quantities, for four people. It is, moreover, a very good sample meal with ...
-The Question Of Balance
Menu building is never easy work at any time, and meatless cookery does nothing to simplify the task. However, when one good menu has been tried and found to ...
-Menu - Hors D'Ceuvres
Melon. Soup Sorrel (or spinach) Cream Soup or Tomato Broth. Entrees Walnut Timbale with Mushroom Sauce. or Italian Egg Paste (or Macaroni) with Grilled ...
-Recipes
Melon. - Select a medium-sized, well-ripened melon, and serve a small portion to each person, with ground ginger. Tomato Broth. - One pound of tomatoes, one ...
-Two Fish Soups - Lobster Bisque
Required: One lobster. Three ounces of butter. Two ounces of flour. Two quarts of fish stock or milk and water. Half a lemon. Half a carrot and turnip. One ...
-Oyster Bisque
Required: Two dozen sauce oysters, with their liquor. Two quarts of fish stock or milk and water. Two ounces of butter. Two ounces of flour. Half a gill of hot ...
-Madame Lina Cavalieri
Described as the most beautiful singer on the operatic stage to-day, Madame Cavalieri (Mrs. Robert Chanler) has had a most romantic career. In 1898 she was ...
-Louise - Duchess Of Devonshire
OwinG to her successive marriages to the seventh Duke of Manchester, who died in 1890, and the eighth Duke of Devonshire, whom she wedded two years later, ...
-Miss Anna Held
Although born in Paris in 1873, Miss Anna Held - in private life she is Mrs. Florence Ziegfeld - has achieved nearly all of her stage triumphs in America, ...
-Madame Clara Butt
No marriage aroused greater interest in musical circles than that of Miss Clara Butt and Mr. Kennerley Rumford in 1900. Both had earned big reputations on the ...
-Mrs. Russell Sage
Mrs. Russell Sage is one of the richest women in the world. Her husband left her £14,000,000 when he died in July, 1906, and she intends to devote her entire ...
-Madame Tetrazzini
Although she burst With rare success on London in in 1907, and was balled as the new patti, this famous prima-donna had already made a big name for herself in ...
-Mrs. Despard
A sister of that famous soldier, General French, Mrs. Despard, who has been to prison as the result of her vigorous manner of protesting against the ...
-World Of Women. No. 2. - The German Empress
By Sarah A. Tooley No simple Gretchen of the Fatherland was ever chosen by her lover under more romantic circumstances than was the Kaiserin by her Imperial ...
-World Of Women. No. 2. - The German Empress. Continued
The Empress is fond of sketching, and is a clever amateur photographer. I have seen a collection of most interesting travel scenes which she photographed ...
-Property In Land
True Meaning of the Term Landowner - Real and Personal Estate - How Money can be Land Emblements - Local Customs - Holding during Widowhood In dealing with a ...
-Law. Married Women's Property
Married Women's Property - The Wife's Inheritance - A Curious Old Custom - The Law of Gavelkind Dower A wife may be entitled, through marriage, to an interest ...
-2. Glossary Of Legal Terms Used In This Section
Dower. - An estate for life to which a woman is entitled on her husband's death in one-third part in value of the freehold. Kmblements. - -Growing crops ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. No. 6. Abraham Lincoln
In this series of articles already have been depicted several phases of love - the greatest and highest human passion. First was shown the blind, pathetic, ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. No. 6. Abraham Lincoln. Part 2
Such is the catalogue description which has been given by an American biographer of the woman who first kindled in Lincoln's heart the flame of love. For a ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. No. 6. Abraham Lincoln. Part 3
At Springfield Lincoln was in his element. Soon he was elected to the State Legislature, and became one of the leading personalities in the social and ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. No. 6. Abraham Lincoln. Part 4
Such was his servitude, but it is not without its pathos. Not long before his death, his sister-in-law, Mrs. Edwards, while strolling with him through the ...
-2. Love-Letters Of Famous People. Julie De Lespinasse
When her former lover, De Mora, was dying, Julie de Lespinasse wrote: I did not answer you. If you love me it would have made you anxious, and I should hate to ...
-The Biblewomen Amd Nurses' Mission
The Romance of a Great Charity - The Story of a Poor Girl who Had no Shoes or Stockings to Wear on her Wedding Day - The Bible in the Most Dangerous Slum in ...
-Riligion
Thirty years had passed since her interest had been aroused in the poor of our great city. Again she took a memorable walk, and this time under the escort of a ...
-Dr. Barnardo's Homes
The work of the Homes has grown in complexity with each successive year. The children in the earlly days were gathered chiefly from the London Blums, and ...
-Where To Study Art - The Bushey School Of Animal Painting
The Object, Arrangement, and Situation of the Schcol - The Course and Method of Instruction - The Accommodation for Students - Fees, Living, Expenses, ...
-Where To Study Art - The Bushey School Of Animal Painting. Continued
Sometimes a village model can be induced to pose in combination with the four-footed sitter, or a fellow-student will don suitable attire to oblige. A most ...
-IV - Trinity College Of Music
A Corporation whose Entire Income is Devoted to Furthering Its Ideals - Thirty Valuable Scholarships and Many Local Exhibitions for Competition - Scale of Fees ...
-2. The Vegetable Garden
Principal of the Glynde School for Lady Gardeners in Sussex The Vegetable Garden can be Beautiful as Well as Useful - A Practical Plan for a Vegetal Garden - ...
-8. The Garden
This is because in a town garden all the warm sun that can be had is useful. At b however, on the north side, a screen will be observed. This screen limits the ...
-9. The Garden
Rainwater Storage The spot marked o for currant bushes would do equally well for empty paraffin tubs, and as these can be painted any colour they need not be ...
-Chrysanthemums For Amateurs
Early Varieties - Indoor and Outdoor Decoration - How to Increase by Cutting and Division-management in Summer - Housing the Plants - Exhibition Blooms The ...
-10. The Garden
Cut the plants down to half their height at about the beginning of June, in order that four breaks may be made from every shoot, and a good display of bloom be ...
-11. The Garden
The number of subsequent shifts will vary according to the specimens desired. Plants for the production of large blooms should be in their flowering-pots by ...
-Fencing For Women
An Enjoyable and Healthy Recreation, not too difficult to acquire - Beneficial Effects of Fencing The Necessary Equipment - How to Hold the Foil Of late years ...
-9. Recreations
The jacket, close-fitting and reaching to the hips, may be either of canvas or twill; the latter will cost a sovereign or so. Canvas will be about half as much.
-Recreations - A Use For Cigar-Bands
Decorating Cuds and Saucers-how the Work is Done-a Workbag made of Cigar Ribbons An inexpensive hobby is greeted with good-natured contempt by many. Still, it ...
-10. Recreations
Smoking Plates an Amusing and Artistic Recreation - The Necessary Outfit Quite Inexpensive - The Effects Obtained can be Made Permanent by a Simple Process- ...
-11. Recreations
In working with this harder point you will find that you will entirely remove the smoke film, leaving a hard white line around the object you are drawing. It ...
-White Amd Black Persian Cats
Judge and Expert, Author of The Rook of the Cat, and Cats for Pleasure and Profit The Essential Points of Black Persians - The Care Necessary for the Breed - ...
-The Care Of The Puffy
Care of the Mother-dog - The Housing and Feeding of Puppies - How to Groom a Puppy - Points to Observe in Training Puppies To secure a healthy puppy, it is ...
-Needlework. The Fascination Of Modern Beadwork
By Edith Nepean Beadwork as a Fine Art - The Skill and Patience of a Bygone Generation - Some Delightful Suggestions for Modern Workers - The Loom and How to ...
-Home-Made Buckles And Slides
Round slide of ruched ribbon of softest make. The colour is pale heliotrope shaded with grey; it is suitable as a corsage ornament for a grey chiffon dress, or ...
-Feilet Ilace, Or Damned Hettinq
One of the Simplest Methods of Lace-making - Materials Required - Details of the Work-machine-made Net - Designs - A Bed Covering The vogue of filet lace, or ...
-Feilet Ilace, Or Damned Hettinq. Continued
The Frame For the embroidery of the netted ground a frame of metal, covered with ribbon, is required. In the case of a square, the frame should be rather ...
-Crochet Work. With Fahcy Braids
Various Fancy Braids - Edging With Gordon Braid - Solomon's Knots and Fancy Antimacassar Braid - Honiton Braid Edging - Honiton Braid Motif - Vandyke Braid ...
-The Domestic Hearth Grates Of Old And Modern Design
The Adams' Dog Grate - Renaissance Grates - Hob Grates - A Grate for Anthracite Coal - The Use of Dutch Tiles - Economical Heating A well-known architect, Mr.
-China And Lace Cabinets
The Decorative Value of the Cabinet - How to Make Use of Cabinets - Varying the Exhibits-hints on Buying a Cabinet - Teaching Children to Classify Specimens ...
-Worcester Ciena
The Origin and History of the Worcester Factory - Worcester China: Its Composition and Characteristics - Forgeries and How to Detect Them - Typical Productions ...
-Woman's Homz
Some marks found upon blue-and-white Worcester poicelain. The mark most frequently found is the crescent, though the W in script form is considered the earlier ...
-Dry Cleaning At Home
How to Clean Furs - Light Cloth Coats and Skirts - Silk and Satin Frocks - Kid and Suede Gloves - Satin Slippers - Net and Lace Blouses The cleaners' bill is a ...
-4. How To Choose A House
Domestic Ventilation - Doors, Windows, and Chimney Flues - Mica Ventilators and their Usefulness Domestic ventilation may be summed up as doors, windows, and ...
-Beautiful Women In History. No. 6. Lady Holland
Lady Holland was, perhaps, the rudest beauty of whom history has anything to say. Her contemporaries never ceased to wonder why people were not driven from ...
-Perfumes, Their Use And Abuse
There is no better test of a woman's taste and refinement than the use which she makes of perfume. There is an old saying that No scent at all is the best ...
-Beauty The Hair. No. 6. The History Of The Coiffure
Ideal Characteristics of the Perfect Coiffure-the Palla' - Anglo-saxon Heafod-hroegel - Flowing Hair Typical of Maidenhood - Coiffures in the Reigns of Edward ...
-Beauty Care Of The Nails
The Growth of the Nails - Common Disorders - How to Treat Them - The Effect of General Health upon the Nai's - -Biting the Nails - Pedicure A healthy nail ...
-2. Types Of Beautiful Children
The Honourable Reginald Winn, Son Of Lord St. Oswald By Ellis Roberts
-How To Set Up A Children's Play
The Educational Value of Playacting - How to Choose a Play for Children - Footlights - The Curtain - Scenery - A Landing Arranged as a Stage - Home-made ...
-How To Set Up A Children's Play. Continued
The stage for a children's play should be as large as possible, with at least two exits. This can be managed by placing screens across The Stage-manager One of ...
-Baby's Short Clothing
Author of Health and Home Nursing, Hygiene and Temperance, Home Nursing, etc. General Principles - Specimen Short-clothing Sets - Binders - Stays - Petticoats - ...
-5. Girls' Christian Names
Frederica (Teutonic) - Peaceful ruler. This familiar name has passed through an interesting variety of forms in its descent from the Sanskrit - Pri = love ; ...
-Occupations For Women. No. 6. Commercial Clerkships For Women
Author of Every Way of Earning a Living, Our Sons and Daughters, etc. Education Necessary - How to Answer an Advertisement - The Ordeal of the Interview - How ...
-Women As Registrars Of Births And Deaths
How Registrars are Appointed - Qualifications Required - The Duties - Average Earnings Fees - Another Possible Avenue of Employment for Women The post of ...
-Work For Women In The Far East
The Opportunities for Women Workers in the East - Salaries - Climate and other Drawbacks Shanghai and Hong Kong On the Peak, which is a residential part of ...
-Woman's Work. Ailments Of Chickens
Editor of The Encyclopaedia of Poultry, etc. Precautions Against Disease - Deadly Diarrhoea - Bowel Stoppage - Cramp and Leg Weakness-atrophy, or Going Light - ...
-Managing Wives And Husbands
The Woman who Boasts of Her Cleverness - Ideal Friendship - The Unfortunate Word Obey - Tact - Ruling a House Without a Great Display of Authority - The ...
-The Wives Of Professional Men. No. 4. What It Means To Be A Clergyman's Wife
Queen in her own parish and among the congregation who attend her husband's church, the clergyman's wife is a woman with considerable power. If she be of ...
-Marriage Vows In Various Creeds
When Vows of Unchanging Affection are Not Made - The Beautiful Vows of the Reformed Jewish Church - Symbolism of the Broken Wineglass - Crowning the Bride and ...
-Marriage Vows In Various Creeds. Continued
The celebrant: Will you, C D, take this man, A B, to be your wedded husband? Will you be a true and faithful wife to him? Will you love, honour, and cherish ...
-2. Winter Honeymoons
Trip Round the World By means of the Canadian Pacific Railway a picturesque route is opened up to Japan, China, Australia, New Zealand, and round the world, ...
-What it Means to be Fat. Causes of Obesity
The dictionary meaning of obesity is excessive fatness. The word is derived from the Latin, and means over-eating, and yet many stout people eat far less than ...
-Children Who Suffer From "Nerves"
Nerves in Children are Usually Hereditary - How to Recognise the Presence of Nerves - The Treatment of Nervous Children-the Importance of Self'control - How ...
-Commom Ailmemts And Their Treatment
Diphtheria (continued). - In some cases, when the membrane spreads down to the larynx, tracheotomy, or opening into the windpipe, may save the patient's life.
-Winter Ailments. Influenza
Influenza occurs more often in the nursery than people think. It is sometimes the reason of feverish attacks, the origin of which is unknown. The symptoms are ...
-How To Render First Aid. General Accidents
Restoring Animation in Persons Apparently Drowned - After-care Restoring Animation in Drowning Cases. A person rescued from the water often appears to be dead, ...
-How To Treat Cases Of Poisoning
The Four Kinds of Poisons and their Antidotes - The Treatment of Patients Cases of poisoning may be recognised by certain well-defined symptoms occurring soon ...
-Wife Of The "First Commoner Of The Realm"
A Post of Great Antiquity and Dignity - Invitations that are Commands - Mrs. Speaker and Her Privileges - The Importance of Her Position - Some Apt Sayings of ...
-The Hostess. No. 5. Giving A Dance. Continued
By Madge (Mrs. Humphry). Giving a Cinderella - Inexpensive Suggestions - The Need for an Awning A Cinderella dance can be given very inexpensively if buffet ...
-Etiquette Of The Visiting-Card
Paying Calls at Hotels - The Ritual of the Call - Letters of Introduction When calling on a friend at a hotel, the card should always be given to the boy sent ...
-Correct Modes Of Addressing Letters To Persons Of Rank Or Distinction Ecclesiastical Titles Archbishops
Address: To his Grace the Archbishop of -------. Beginning [formal]: My Lord Archbishop, may it please your Grace. [Informal]: Dear Archbishop.
-Bishops
Address: To the Right Reverend the Bishop of -------. Beginning [formal]: My Lord. [Informal]: Dear Bishop. Ending: Your Lordship's most obedient servant.
-Deans And Archdeacons
Address: ' The Very Reverend the Dean of ------- ; or Archdeacon of -------.
-University Degrees
Letters indicating learned degrees can sometimes be added after the names. They are as follows: LL.D.: Doctor of Laws and Learning. LL.B.: Bachelor of Laws and ...
-Orders Of Knighthood
Care should be taken to add the initials of Orders of Knighthood after the names of persons who belong to any order. The most distinguished are as follows: K.G.
-Beautiful Women In The Social World
Lady Muir-mackenzie, wife of Sir Alexander Muir-mackenzie, a popular and beautiful Society hostess. Lady Muir-mackenzie is one of the beautiful daughters of ...
-Our Jewels
The Value of Pearls - Some Famous Pearls and Ropes of Pearls - The Various Species of Pearls-pearl Fisheries and How the Pearls are Found - How Imitation ...
-Our Jewels. Continued
Pink and Coloured Pearls Pink pearls are found in the Bahama Islands, in Mexico, and on the sandbanks of the Gulf of California. The pink pearl ranks with the ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Seventh Lesson. The Coat - continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Millinery, and Plain Needlework of the Teachers in Training at the University Colleges of South ...
-Dress Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Seventh Lesson. The Skirt. Continued
The Placket-hole - How to Make it Set Properly - Putting the Skirt into the Band - Turning Up the Hem The next thing to be done is the placket-hole. This is ...
-Dress In The Empire Period
Napoleon the Critic - The Empress Josephine as a Leader of Fashion - Modern Toilettes Founded on Those of the Empire Period - The Craze for Gauze - Long Chains ...
-The ABC Of Compiling Menus
To the young, inexperienced housekeeper, the compiling of menus is a source of unending puzzle and worry, for it is by no means easy to arrange a combination ...
-Entree Recipes Beef Olives
Required: About one and a half pounds of rump steak. Two ounces of beef suet. Three ounces of breadcrumbs. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. Quarter of a ...
-Fillets Of Beef With Oysters
Required: About a pound of fillet of beef. A dozen oysters. Half a tablespoonful of flour. One ounce of butter. Three tablespoonfuls of stock or gravy. Salt ...
-Veal Cutlets A La Provencale
Required: About one and a half pounds of fillet of veal. Slices of ham. One ounce of butter. Quarter of a pint of tomato pulp. A little glaze. One teaspoonful ...
-Chaudfroid Of Sweetbreads
Required: A pair of calf's sweetbreads. White stock or milk. Truffle. About a pint of aspic jelly. A tin of macedoine of vegetables or peas. Half a pint of ...
-Stewed Pigeons
Required: Four pigeons. One carrot. One onion. A bunch of parsley and herbs. Four slices of bacon. Two cloves, four peppercorns. Stock to cover. Wash and clean ...
-Kromeskies
Required: Four tablespoonfuls of chopped chicken or game, or any kind of cold meat. Half a teaspoonful of chopped onion. Two tablespoonfuls of brown sauce.
-For The Frying Batter
Required: Two ounces of flour. One whole egg and one extra yolk. One tablespoonful of salad oil. Two tablespoonfuls of cream or milk. A few grains of salt.
-Fish Pie
Required: About a breakfastcupful of any cooked fish. Two ounces of butter. One ounce of flour. Two hard-boiled eggs. One pint of milk or fish stock. Salt and ...
-A Delicious Fruit Tart
Required: About two pounds of apples, or any kind of fruit in season. About a quarter of a pound of Demerara sugar. Barely a gill of water. Three cloves. For ...
-Spoon And Fork Refreshments For An "At Home"
Fashion at present dictates that formal sit-down suppers are to be less popular than refreshments served in such a form that they require only a spoon and fork ...
-A Suitable Menu
Clear Soup Bouchees of Lobster Chicken Croquettes Sandwiches Tangerine Creams Maraschino Jelly Charlotte Russe Genoese Pastry ClAret Cup Coffee Lemonade Negus ( ...
-Recipes. Consomme aux Pates d'italie
Required: For one quart of boiling clear soup allow: Half a gill of cooked Italian paste. Have ready a pan of boiling stock or slightly salted water, put in ...
-Bouchees of Lobster
Required: Slices of stale bread about two inches thick. Vermicelli. Egg (one whole and one extra yolk). Frying fat. A little milk. For the Mixture: One ...
-Egg And Shrimp Paste Filling For Sandwiches
Required: Two hard-boiled eggs. One and a half ounces of butter. Two tablespoonfuls of cream. One ounce of shrimp paste. Boil the eggs for fifteen minutes.
-Coffee
Required: Allow four heaped tablespoonfuls for one quart of water. If the coffee is to be perfect, the coffee-berries should be freshly roasted and ground.
-Negus
This is an old-fashioned but ever-popular beverage, and most warming and comforting before a long, cold drive. It should be handed round as the guests are ...
-Vegetable Recipes Stuffed Tomatoes
Required: Five or six even-sized tomatoes. Half an ounce of fresh breadcrumbs. One ounce of butter. Two level teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. One level ...
-Boiled Jerusalem Artichokes
Required: Two pounds of Jerusalem artichokes. One quart of milk. One quart of water. Two teaspoonfuls of salt. Vinegar or lemon-juice. Half a pint of white ...
-Boiled Cauliflower
Required: One cauliflower. Boiling water. Salt. Half a pint of white sauce. Cut off the stalk quite close to the flower, and notch it across twice. Trim off ...
-Stewed Celery
Required: Two heads of celery. Water and milk in equal proportions. Salt. Hot buttered toast. Half a pint of egg sauce. Trim and wash the celery very carefully, ...
-Cassolettes Of Cucumber
Required: One large cucumber. Two or three tomatoes. Four tablespoonfuls of white or brown sauce. Four tablespoonfuls of dice of mushrooms. A little chopped ...
-Baked Spanish Onions
Required: One onion for each person. Butter. Salt and pepper. Take off one layer of the outer brown skins. Put the onions in a pan of slightly salted water and ...
-Grilled Mushrooms
Required: Large mushrooms. Two ounces of butter. Salt and pepper. A little lemon-juice. Peel and stalk the mushrooms and examine them very carefully. Brush ...
-Haricot Beans A La Maitre D'hotel
Required: One pint of haricoo beans. Stock or water to cover them. One onion. A bunch of parsley and herbs. Two ounces of butter. One tablespoonful of chopped ...
-Cassolettes Of Vegetables
Required: Two pounds of boiled potatoes. The yolks of two eggs. One whole egg. Breadcrumbs. Frying fat. About a teacupful of carrot balls. About a teacupful of ...
-Boiling Greens
Required: The greens. Boiling water. A piece of soda the size of a pea and two tea-spoonfuls of salt to every two quarts of water. Pick over the greens ...
-Timbale Of Spinach
One small onion. Two eggs. Salt, pepper, and nutmeg. A few thin slices of bacon. Two ounces of butter. Four tablespoonfuls of white breadcrumbs. Half a ...
-Rules, With Reasons
1. Wash all green vegetables very thoroughly, otherwise they are unpleasant and even dangerous to eat. 2. Put them in a pan of boiling water; cold water and ...
-The Countess Of Crewe
The second child of Lord Rosebery, Lady Crewe, before her marriage to the Earl, in 1899, was Lady Peggy Primrose. She was born in 1881, and is twenty-three ...
-Madame Curie
It was at Varsovic, in Russian Poland, that Madame Curie - who, together with her husband, the late Professor Curie, discovered radium at Sorbonne in 1898 - ...
-Lady Brassey
The fact that Lord Brassey made in 1910 another world tour in his yacht the Sunbeam, in which he has already covered over 300,000 miles, reminds one that his ...
-Miss Marie Hall
In 1900 a girl of sixteen stopped Kubelik as he was leaving Queen's Hall one day, and asked him to hear her play. Kubelik was sympathetic, heard her, and, ...
-Mdlle. Genee
One of the world's cleverest dancers, Mdlle. Adeline Genee, who, in June, 1910, became the wife of Mr. Frank Isitt, manager of the Duke of Newcastle's estates, ...
-Lady Duff Gordon
Trading under the name of Lucile, Lady Duff Gordon, who is the wife of Sir Cosmo Duff Gordon, has built up one of the smartest dress making establishments in ...
-Mrs. Taft
As a girl the wife of the American President mixed in political circles, for her father, the Hon. John W. Herron, of Cincinnati, was a State senator.
-Societies Which Help Women And Children 2. Central Bureau For The Employment Of Women
President: The Countess Of Bective The Objects of the Bureau - How it Finds Employment for Women - Its Value to Employers - Work already Accomplished - The ...
-Heroines Of History. I. Boadicea
Boadicea, the heroic and injured British queen. with her daughters, leading her troops in person against the Roman oppressors of her country On all sides are ..
-Property In Land. Fixtures
Fixtures are such things annexed to buildings or land as are of an accessory character merely; and if they are let into the soil, or cemented, or otherwise ...
-The Law And The Servant
The Giving of a Character - A Malicious or False Character - Personation - Altering a Certificate of Character Character A master is under no legal obligation ...
-Child Law. Guardians
Guardians - Deserted Children - Overlaying Infant - Parental Liability The Court will not take a child of tender years out of the custody of its mother on the ...
-3. Glossary Of Legal Terms Used In This Section
Copyhold. - A base tenure, the tenant's title-deeds being copies of the roll, or book, of the court of the manor. Custom. - An unwritten law so long ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No. 7. Marie Antoinette And Fersen
Doth in the temple of Tragedy and in the gorgeous temple of Romance place should be found for shrines to Marie Antoinette, shrines dedicated to her alone and ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No. 7. Marie Antoinette And Fersen. Continued
Marie Antoinette Meets Fersen On January 10th the Swedish Ambassador presented Fersen to the Queen. Perhaps even then, at this first meeting, Marie Antoinette ...
-Love-Letters Of Famous People. George Sand
It is a curious paradox that, in the face of George Sand's countless affairs of the heart, and a life which appears on the surface to have been almost ...
-Children Can Help In The Church
The Church, as far as it can be understood by children, is a society or organisation ordained to promote righteousness in the spirit of Christ. Children easily ...
-Children Can Help In The Church. Continued
Photo, Elliott & Fry Anglicans can hold their own and yet respect the Free Churchman, as Free Churchmen can hold their own and respect Anglicans. Respect for ...
-Brighton Municipal Art School
The Staff and Nature of the Instruction Given - Fees and Scholarships - Examples of the Great Successes Achieved by the School - The Commercial Value of an Art ...
-Where To Study Music. No. 5. Royal Manchester College Of Music
The Foundation and Objects of the College - The Course of Instruction - Fees, Scholarships, etc. The Royal Manchester College of Music was opened in 1893. It ...
-The Flower World in Spring
How by Artificial Methods to Accelerate the Changes which Take Place in the Flower World in Spring - Shrubs and Plants Suitable for the Treatment - The Process ...
-The Garden How To Grow Annuals And Biennials
Sowing Under Glass - The Compost - Pricking Off - Growing On - Hardening Off - Planting Out - Kinds to Grow There are two principal ways of growing annual and ...
-The Garden The Herb Garden
The Antiquity and Importance of the Herb Garden - Herbs are Easy to Grow in a Town Garden - How and When to Plant Herbs - The Most Useful Varieties - Parsley - ...
-Fencing. The Correct Position - The Lunge
Fencing is replete with technical terms, the strangeness of which the novice is apt to find bewildering, and this condition is in no way likely to be improved ...
-Photo, Sport and General Passe-Partout Framing. An Artistic Method of Framing Small Water-colours, Pastels, Pencil and Pen-and-ink Drawings, Lithographs, Etchings, and Photographs
Everyone knows the immense difference made to a picture by the choice of a suitable frame, and while a large oil-painting or family portrait naturally calls ...
-3. Jiu-Jitsu For Women
Author of Wrestling and Jiu-jitsu, Official Referee, Olympic Games, 1908 an aggressor to a condition of helplessness. Pressing the Fig. 7. The first movement ...
-Fancy Rabbets As Pets
Written and Illustrated by F. J. S. Chatterton Specialist Breeder and fuage of Poultry, Pigeons and Cage Birds; Judge at the Grand International Show, Crystal ...
-Silver Tabby Persians
Author of The Book of the Cat and Cats for Pleasure and Profit Popularity of Silver Tabby Persians - A Perfect Specimen Difficult to Breed - Colour and ...
-Pet Mats
The rat has been accused of many crimes. It is said to have caused serious fires and to have spread disease; and that it is not loved by the majority of people ...
-Early Morning Tea
The Case Against Mid-victorian Severity - The Joys of Early Morning Tea - Fruit as a Substitute-hints for the Housekeeper It is a truism, that all food should ...
-The Beauty Of The Casement Window
Artistic Curtains for Casement Windows - Fabrics for Curtains - Short Blinds and Outer Curtains - Simplicity and Suitability to be Considered in Choice of ...
-How To Improve A Mouse
What to Do with a Severely Plain House-front - Adding a Porch - A Pergola - Improving Ugly Windows - Casements - French Windows - Verandahs There are few ...
-How To Improve A Mouse. Continued
If carefully removed the old glass may be cut up and used again, thus reducing the outlay to the carpenter's time and a small amount of inexpensive material.
-Old English Pewter. How To Recognise It
The Romance of Pewter - Old Pewter: Its Makers and the Rules Governing its Production - Some Tests to Determine the Genuineness of Specimens - The Chief Pieces ...
-Old English Pewter. How To Recognise It. Continued
Sweated Labour Moreover, it is stated that the good folk of the craft have agreed that no one shall be so daring as to work at night upon articles of pewter, ...
-Pretty Tables For St. Valentine's Day
Suitable Flowers for a St. Valentine's Day Table - Pretty Designs and How to Carry Them Out A Valentine Verse - The Guest Cards - Boutonnieres These dainty and ...
-Directions For Washing White Things. Washing - Boiling - Rinsing - Bluing - Damping - Folding - Mangling
The object of washing is to get rid of the dirt, which has been loosened by steeping, with as little wear and tear of the material as possible. Begin with the ...
-Beautiful Women In History. Madame Royale (Marie Therese)
The only daughter of Louis XVI. and Marie Antoinette, Marie Therese, was not an ordinary woman. Her childhood was too full of violent contrasts for that. In ...
-Care Of The Hands
The Hands an Index to Age and the Health - Use and Abuse of Soap - Care of the Hands Massage - Exercises - Removal of Blemishes As no part of the body is a ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. The Nose
The Feature Which Imparts Character to the Face - Ways of Modifying the Shape of the Nose - Nose Machines - Cause and Cure of Red Noses - A Lotion to Improve ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. The Nose. Continued
Where the nose reddens on the slightest provocation, care must be taken not to hurt the abnormal sensitiveness of the skin by the use of cotton handkerchiefs, ...
-2. Perfumes - Their Use And Abuse
To dry the face a soft, absorbent towel should be used. Many beauty specialists believe in patting rather than rubbing the face, and claim that this action ...
-Children. How To Arrange A Children's Party
By Gladys Beattie Crozier The Invitations - Decorating the Tea-table - Games and Dances - Presents to the Guests A Children's Dance Supper There is no prettier ...
-Children. How To Arrange A Children's Party. Continued
Picturesque and quaint effects can be produced by an ingenious use of the head-dresses and other paper decorations found in crackers If presents are to be ...
-The Spoilt Child
Author of Confidential Chats with Mothers The Difference Between Spoiling and Petting - Unselfishness Begets Selfishness Spoiling is a Disease - Its Cause, ...
-6. Girls' Christian Names
Griselda (Teutonic) - Stone battle-maid. Derived from Gries =a stone, and ' Hilda =battle-maid. This name is popular in Scotland, but* rarely used in England ...
-The World's Lullabies
Where there are Mothers, there also are there Lullabies - The Soothing Lullaby - The Songs of Scotland, Wales, and Ireland - Sorrowful Sleep-songs - The Child' ...
-Occupations For Women No. 7. Women In The Drapery Business
How to Obtain a Situation - Form of Application - Salary - The Road to Success - The Living-in System - Rules - Why Many Assistants Prefer to Live-in A girl of ...
-Occupations For Women No. 7. Women In The Drapery Business. Continued
A Comfortable Home A portion of the female employees of one large firm occupy large houses, and an idea of the size of these establishments may be gathered ...
-Woman's Work - Work For Women In The Far East
Clothes for the Voyage - The Choice of a Waterproof - Advice as to Buying Garments in the East The question of clothes and what is necessary in the way of an ...
-How To Make Ducklings Pay
Editor of The Encyclopaedia of Poultry, etc. The Choice of a Breed - Housing and Feeding the Breeding Stock - Incubation and Rearing of Ducklings - Feeding and ...
-Wedding Dresses
Coloured Wedding Dresses - Bridal Crowns - A Golden Girdle - The Chinese Bride - Breton Brides - Why Blue is the Bridal Colour in Russia What is she going to ...
-Wedding Dresses. Continued
The cord which has so long bound us together, my child, is broken now, and I must give to your husband the authority over thee which God gave me. If thou art ...
-The Wives Of Professional Men. No. 5. What It Means To Be The Wife Of An Actor
Social and Domestic Disadvantages - Inconvenient Hours - No Week-ends - The Scorpion of Jealousy The great disadvantage of marrying an actor is that when he ...
-2. The Husband In The Home
Compatibility in Married Life Essential for Happiness - Similarity of Likes and Dislikes a Bond of Union - A Drastic Cure for Ill-temper A similar taste in ...
-2. Marriage Vows In Various Creeds
The Marriage Ritual of the Roman Catholic Church - No Mention of Obedience - The Ritual of the Ring In the translation from the Latin of the Marriage Service, ...
-Obesity
Safe Systems of Banting - Dry v. Wet Diets - Efficacy of Massage - Baths - Remedial Exercises To the ordinary person a study of the different systems of weight ...
-Home Nursing. The Sick Room
The Hygiene of the Sick Room - Size and Aspect of the Room - Necessity of Abundant Air and Light - Sick Room Furniture - Ventilation without Draughts - Night ...
-3. Common Ailments And Their Treatment
Eczema (continued). The most common situations attacked by eczema are the inner aspects of the joints, such as the bend of the elbow and the back of the knee, ...
-Health And Hygiene In The Nursery. How To Avoid Infection
Infantile Complaints not Unavoidable - Malevolent and Benevolent Microbes - How Infection is Incurred - The Avoidance of Infection One of the most important ...
-How To Render First Aid
Fainting, Its Cause and How to Relieve It - Apoplexy as Distinct from Compression - Concussion - Epileptic Fits - Convulsions and Hysteria and their Treatment - ...
-How To Render First Aid. Continued
7. Hysterics is most common among ill-controlled girls when passing into womanhood, and the condition shows a need for medical treatment. Crying and laughing ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. Maids Of Honour
Maids of Honour in the Georgian Period - Allowances and Duties of Maids of Honour - Periods of their Waits - Qualifications Necessary - The Appointments Made ...
-Good Taste In Notepaper
Delicate Tints - Monograms and Initials - Linen Papers - A Short-lived Fad for Scarlet and Black Notepaper - Hand-made Papyrus - The Fashionable Sizes - ...
-The Hostess. No. 6. At A Dance
Duties of the Daughter of the House - Importance of Dancing Well - Good Breeding v. Inclination - Good and Bad Form at a Dance - Boy and Girl Dances The ...
-Woman's Dress. Home-Made Coiffure Decorations
\ Continued from page 756, Part 6 A Head-dress of Barbaric Style - Folds of Silver Tissue and a Jewelled Buckle - Gauze and Ivy Leaves - Black Velvet The ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Eighth Lesson. The Coat. Continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Millinery, and Plain Needlework of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Eighth Lesson. The Skirt. Concluded
Correcting the Length of the Skirt - Finishing the Edge put the skirt on the person for whom it is being made, and see that it is even, and the same distance ...
-Dress. Practical Millinery. A Velvet Toque
Popularity of the Toque - Cheapest and Simplest Way of Making Up - How to Drape Velvet-drawing the Velvet into Ears - The Toque Complete Toques can be ...
-2. Dress In The Empire Period
Suiting Clothes to the Colour of the Furniture - The Nymph-like Frocks of the Period - Thei Effect of Josephine's Downfall upon Fashions - Corsets, always a ...
-Practical Advice On The Choice Of Furs. Less Expensive Furs
The Advantages of Cheap Furs - The Chief Varieties - Their Cost and Appearance - Skunk-squirrel - The Marten Family - Fisher - Nutria - Wolverine - Opossum - ...
-Needlework. Macrame Wore
One of the Oldest Forms of Lace Making - The Materials Required - Methods of Work - Bars and Patterns this macrame, or knotting of string as it really is, was ...
-Novel Ideas For Bridge Purses
The Use of Galon and Gold Thread - A Lace Purse Lined with Silk - An Automatic Fastening for a Crochet Purse The bridge-player likes a dainty purse, and three ...
-Crochet Stitches Worked In Wool
Double Crochet Worked in Four Ways - Loops of Chain and Double Crochet - Loops of Chain, Double Crochet and Trebles - Spaced Trebles - Groups of Trebles Double ...
-A Breakfast Memu
The Importance of a Daintily-served Breakfast - A Typical Menu - Fish - Breakfast Rolls Tea and Coffee. C'hilly, foggy weather makes it doubly hard to turn out ...
-The Recipes Porridge
Required: One gill (quarter of a pint) of coarse oatmeal. One pint of boiling water. A saltspoonful of salt. Put the water and salt in a saucepan. When the ...
-Scallops Of Fish
Required: About six ounces of any cold, cooked fish. A little fish sauce. Browned breadcrumbs. Half an ounce of butter. Use either the natural scallop shells, ...
-Breakfast Roll
Required Three pounds of pickled loin of pork. Three ounces of breadcrumbs. Three ounces of lean ham or bacon. Two ounces of veal. Two ounces of butter. Two ...
-Tea And Coffee
See that the water is really boiling for making the tea and coffee; also that both tea and coffee-pots are heated before putting in the tea or coffee. Have a ...
-Vegetable Recipes - Carrots A La Victoria
Required: Six or more carrots. One ounce of butter. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. A tablespoonful of melted glaze. Salt and pepper. A dust of castor ...
-Stuffed Onions
Required: Two large, even-sized onions. Two ounces of cold meat. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. One teaspoonful of chopped onion. One ounce of butter.
-Tomatoes Au Gratin
Required: About two pounds of tomatoes. Six tablespoonfuls of fresh crumbs. Six tablespoonfuls of grated cheese. One ounce of butter. Salt and pepper. Mix the ...
-Fried Seakale
Required: Seakale. One egg. Breadcrumbs. A little lemon-juice. A little chopped parsley. Trim the seakale and wash it carefully, tying it into even-sized ...
-Fricasseed Haricot Beans
Required: Half a pound of haricot beans. One onion. One clove. A bunch of parsley and herbs. The juice of half a lemon. One egg. Three-quarters of a pint of ...
-Spinach Souffles
Required: One pound of spinach. Four eggs and one extra yolk. Two tablespoonfuls of cream. A few browned crumbs. A little salad oil or melted butter. Salt and ...
-Pudding Recipes - Ten Methods Of Serving Apples Baked Apples
Required: Six even-sized cooking apples. 1 wo ounces of loaf sugar. Quarter of a pint of water. Threepennyworth of cream. Castor sugar and vanilla to taste.
-Apple Charlotte (No. 1)
Required: Two pounds of apples Four ounces of butter. The grated rind of a lemon. Half a pound of loaf sugar. Quarter of a pint of water. Quarter of a small ...
-Apple Charlotte (No. 2)
Required: One pound of apples. Four ounces of chopped beef suet. Four ounces of moist sugar. Three ounces of breadcrumbs. One grated lemon-rind. One ounce of ...
-Meringued Apples
Required: One and a half pound of even-sized apples. Two ounces of loaf sugar. Quarter of a pint of water. For the Meringue: A few glace cherries. Three whites ...
-Apple Snow
Required: Six large apples. The whites of six eggs. Four ounces of castor sugar. One lemon. Peel, core, and slice the apples. Put them in a saucepan with a ...
-Apple Mould
Required: Four medium-sized apples. Half a pint of water. Two ounces of loaf-sugar. Half a lemon. Five sheets of gelatine. One clove. Cochineal. For decoration: ...
-Apple Souffle
Required: One pint of milk. Three ounces of rice. Two ounces of castor sugar. One pint of stewed sieved apples. Three eggs. One ounce of butter. One lemon-rind.
-Carolina Apples
Required: Two pounds of cooking apples. A small pot of red-currant jelly. Two or three tablespoonfuls of lemon sponge. Castor sugar. Core and peel the apples ...
-Apple Fritters
Required: Four ounces of flour. Two whites of eggs. Quarter of a pint of tepid water. One tablespoonful of salad-oil or melted dripping. About four apples.
-Apples In Batter
Required: One egg. Four ounces of flour. Half a pint of milk. A few grains of salt. Half a pound of apples. One ounce of dripping. Mix the flour and salt in a ...
-The, Abc Of Jelly-Making
The Simplicity of Making Jellies - Importance of Absolute Cleanliness - How to Avoid Cloudy Jelly - Home-made Substitutes for a Jelly Stand - Clear Wine Jelly - ...
-Absolute Cleanliness Essential
Absolute cleanliness in every detail is essential if the jelly is to be clear. If the pan or spoon has a speck of grease or flour on it, it will be impossible ...
-Points To Remember - In Order To Avoid - Cloudy Jelly
1. See that everything is scrupulously clean. 2. See that there is not a speck of flour on the scales or any of the utensils. 3. Wash the egg-shells carefully, ...
-Jelly Recipes - Clear Wine Jelly
Required: One and a quarter pint of hot water. Half a pint of sherry. Half a pound of loaf sugar One inch of cinnamon. Three cloves. Three lemons. Two and a ...
-To Prepare The Jelly Strainer
Rinse out a perfectly clean, rather coarse tea-cloth in boiling water, place it under the hoop of a jelly stand. If you have not one, the following is an ...
-Home-Made Jelly Stand
Place a wooden kitchen chair upside down on the table, that is, with the seat of the chair on the table, and the back hanging down. Lay the cloth over the legs, ...
-To Turn It Out
Dip the entire mould in warm water, dab the jelly lightly with a clean cloth, lay the dish over the jelly, then reverse their position, and the jelly will have ...
-To Set A Mould With Fruit
Select a pretty mould. For a pint mould gently melt a pint of the jelly - remember it must merely melt, not boil. Prepare the grapes, oranges, strawberries, ...
-Chartreuse Of Bananas
Required: Clear jelly. Bananas. Pistachio nuts. Melt the jelly gently. Put the pistachio nuts in a small pan of hot water, bring them to the boil, and let them ...
-Aspic Jelly
This is a savoury jelly and invaluable in the decoration of cold dishes. Required: One and a half pint of good veal stock or cold water. Quarter of a pint of ...
-Calf's Foot Jelly
Required: Two calf's feet. Five pints of water. Half a pint of sherry. One tablespoonful of brandy. Three lemons. Three cloves. Spanish jelly An inch of ...
-Spanish Jelly
Required: A quart or less of clear jelly. Any remains of strawberry or other flavoured cream. Frequently, when making creams, there is a small quantity over, ...
-Pancakes
How to Prepare the Batter for Pancakes - Allow it to Stand for Two Hours - Recipe for Making the Pancakes - Directions for Frying and Tossing batter of which ...
-French Pancakes
Required: Two eggs. Half a pint of milk. Two ounces of flour. Two ounces of castor sugar. Two ounces of butter. Jam. Beat the butter and sugar to a soft cream ...









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