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Every Woman's Encyclopaedia 2



Volume 2 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
-Frau Von Bohlen-Halbach
Nee Miss Bertha Krupp, Germany's richest woman, inherited an income estimated at 1,000,000 a year when her father, Herr Fried-rich Krupp, died in November, ...
-Lady Constance Lytton
Because, according to her own confession, the whole social surroundings of her life were repellent to her, Lady Constance Lytton, sister of the present Earl of ...
-Madame Paulhan
The wife of the man who won the Daily Mail 10,000 prize by flying from London to Manchester in April, 1910, is almost as enthusiastic an aviator as her husband.
-Miss Constance Collier
Like Miss Marie Tempest, this popular actress first appeared in musical comedy before distinguishing herself in serious plays, although, curiously enough, she ...
-Mrs. Will Crooks
The first Labour Mayoress, and the wife of the first working-man member of Parliament to make a tour of the Empire, Mrs. Will Crooks can claim to have had no ...
-Mrs. Nicholas Longworth
No American marriage created greater interest in 1906 than that of Miss Alice Roosevelt - often affectionately referred to by the Press of her native country ...
-The Hon. Frances Garnet Wolseley
In 1901 the Hon. Frances Wolseley, daughter and heiress (by special remainder) of that famous soldier Lord Wolseley, established a school of gardening at her ...
-Queens Of The World. No. 4. The Empress or Russia
Her Childhood Days and the Tragedies of Her Early Life - Queen Victoria's Affection for Her, and the Happy Days Spent at Balmoral and Osborne - Her Popularity ...
-Landlord And Tenant
What Constitutes the Relationship of Landlord and Tenant - Tenancy on Sufferance - Tenancy at Will - Yearly Tenancy - Definition of a Lease - An Assignment - A ...
-Law And Money Matters. The Question of Insurance
A policy of life assurance is neither more nor less than a wager made between the person whose life is insured and the company who insures it. The fact that it ...
-Glossary of Legal Terms used in these Pages
Waste. - Any destruction in houses, gardens, trees, etc., suffered or committed by the tenant to the prejudice of the owner of the inheritance. Conveyance. - ...
-Love Stories Of Famous People. Marie Antoinette And Fersen
Grey and melancholy dawned that October morning; it was the fifth day of the month, and in the year 1789, a memorable day and a memorable year in the proud ...
-Love Stories Of Famous People. Marie Antoinette And Fersen. Part 2
The Queen's request was a command, and Fersen, reluctant and sorrowful, obeyed it. While, however, he was bidding her farewell, Marie Antoinette took his hand ...
-Love Stories Of Famous People. Marie Antoinette And Fersen. Part 3
The Guillotine's Royal Victims On December 20, all the members of that unhappy family were condemned to perpetual exile, with the exception of the prisoners in ...
-Love-Letters Of Famous People. Jane Welsh And Thomas Carlyle
It is characteristic of the modern woman that she does not lose her heart or head. She yields them deliberately as a carefully considered gift, and, of the ...
-Love - Lovers' Superstitions
Watching the Fern - The Witchery of Midsummer Eve - A True Love Augury - The Ribwort Magic - A Forlorn Hope, a Primrose Omen ' Truly in the springtime of life ...
-The Regions Beyond Mission
A Field for Women Workers - How the Union was Founded - A Real Romance - The Mother of the Congo - The Foundation of Bromley Hall - Maternity Nurses - ...
-The Regions Beyond Mission. Continued
The years were filled with anxiety and labour. There was the sending out of the first missionary to the foreign field, and one after another died in attempting ...
-The Art Of Drawing And Painting. III. The Third Dimension
Visiting Teacher L.c.c. School of Art, Camberrvell The Representation of Thickness or Depth - Conquest of Old Tradition - Influence of Leonardo da Vinci and ...
-The Art Of Drawing And Painting. III. The Third Dimension. Continued
Drawn by F. Harvard Thomas The Influence of the Sculptor It is very doubtful, however, whether this new study could have progressed to the conquest of the old ...
-Famous Books By Women. No. 4. Frankenstein
Shelley used to sit up at nights talking ghosts with his wild young sister-in-law till they scared themselves into hysterics, and rushed into Mrs. Shelley's ...
-February Work In The Garden
Alterations in the Garden - Flowering Shrubs - Conservatory Work - The Greenhouse and Stove - Forced Flowers - The Fruit and Vegetable Garden - Culture Under ...
-February Work In The Garden. Continued
Streptocarpuses can be flowered in six months from the time of sowing, if the seed is put in in February in a warm house. It is also a good time to sow the ...
-Growing Mustard And Cress
Things are often dull in the nursery after Christmas. Many days are wet and foggy, and the children cannot go out. Out-of-door interests, therefore, have to be ...
-Badminton
Introduced into India about the year 1871, Badminton, which takes its name from the Duke of Beaufort's famous Gloucestershire seat, was played by Anglo-indians ...
-Fencing. Technical Terms
Engagement means simply the crossing of the opposing blades. They need not be actually touching. Disengagement is when one blade is withdrawn from the other ...
-Poetical Dessert D'Oyileys
A Simple Hobby - Tracing and Painting that Any Girl Can Do - Omar Khayyam D'oyleys - Picture-tracing from an Illustrated Book - A Tabk'centre En Suite A set of ...
-Pictures From Postage Stamps
Uses for Ordinary Used Postage Stamps - Some Ingenious Specimens of the Work - Suggestions for Utilising Old Photographs With a little ingenuity many pleasing ...
-The Bulldog
Author of The Bulldog Kennel Book u Bulldogs and Bulldog Breeding Bulldogs and Bultdog Men etc. Why the Bulldog is Popular - His Disposition - Points of the ...
-Pets - Tricks For Pet Birds
How to Tame a Cage Bird - The Most Easily Taught Varieties - Tricks that are Soon Learned-some Wonderful Performing Doves One of the greatest pleasures in ...
-The Art Of Choosing Fancy Dress
Written by Gladys Beattie Crozier Illustrated from designs by Mr. Percy Anderson Suitability - What to Avoid - The Puritan Girl's Dress - The Botticelli Dancer ...
-The Art Of Choosing Fancy Dress. Part 2
The little vest and the sleeve-pieces are fashioned of bright Indian gold tinsel, patterned all over - or, if this is not easily obtainable, plain cloth of ...
-The Art Of Choosing Fancy Dress. Part 3
The tunic is of bright green silk gauze, bordered with two shades of pink, and caught in at the waist with a narrow sash of the deeper of the two shades. It is ...
-Velvet And Its Possibilities
The Ever-recurrent Vogue for Velvet - Why Velvet Gowns are Economical - A Rest-gown in Velvet - Principles on which to Model a Tea-gown - Evening Gowns and ...
-Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Ninth Lesson. A Simple Morning Shirt
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, 'french Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework, and Millinery, of ihe Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Ninth Lesson. Making A Coat. Continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Millinery, and Plain Needlework of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Choosing A Chimneypiece
The Revival of the Marble Chimneypiece - What to Put in a Georgian Room - French Styles The Chimneypiece of Carved Pine-wood and Carton-pierre It is an axiom ...
-Old English Pewter
The guildsmen were divided into several different groups - the hammermen, coppersmiths, and braziers, whose labour was specially skilled, having certain ...
-Old English Pewter Flagon - Old English Pewter Tea-Pot Old English Pewter Jug
The making of vessels for holding liquids was in ancient times in the hands of a group of guildsmen of the Pewterers' Guild called hollow-ware workers Photo.
-Home Laundry Work
Advice to the Amateur Ironer - Heat of the Irons - How to Crimp Successfully - Goffering and How to Manage It Damping And Folding While the clothes are still ...
-How To Improve A House
How a Narrow Hall May be Improved - The Possibilities of the Bay Window and the Fireplace - Cosy Corners - Cupboards and Their Uses Let us now step indoors and ...
-Woman's Home. Table Decorations For February
Flowers Available A nemones Arabis albida Bulbocodium vernum Carnations Colchicum Crocus of various kinds Cyclamen libanoticum Daffodils Erica codonoides ...
-Beautiful Women In History. The Hon. Mrs. Norton
The Hon. Mrs. Norton came of a family noted for the good looks of the men, and for the beauty of their wives. Her grandfather was Richard Brinsley Sheridan, ...
-Care Of The Hands. Exercises which Improve the Hands
To give firmness to limp hands, the fingers should be extended fanwise slowly, and then closed. This makes one set of muscles pull against the other. The thumb ...
-The School-girl's Hair
Naturally soft, full hair, and, still better, wavy hair, hardly needs any doing. All that is required is a knot of ribbon or two to tie it back from the face, ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. The Care Of The Arms And Wrists
The Value of Beautiful Arms - The Ideal Arm - Depilation - Its Effects - To Obtain White Arms - Friction Makes a Smooth Skin - The Secret of a Singer's ...
-Children. Games For A Holiday Tea
Suggestions for a Holiday Tea Programme - Musical Story Competition - Domestic Problem Competition - Zoological Drawing - Blowing Out the Candle Blindfold - ...
-Interval For Tea
Blowing out the Candle Blindfold Flicking the Cork off a Bottle An Examination Paper in General Intelligence. Tor the Musical Story Competition each guest must ...
-7. Girls' Christian Names
Continued front page 964, Part 8 Gwendaline - White waves. Gwendolen (Celtic) - White bow or new moon. This very pretty name, which is of Celtic origin, has an ...
-How A Baby Should Grow
A Chart Showing the Development of the Normal Healthy Child A subject of great.interest, and worthy of careful study on the part of the mother, is the rate at ...
-Dolls
Author of Toys of Other Days. Continued from page 717, Pari 6 A Rag Doll Three Centuries Before Christ - The Doll for a Very Young Child - Dolls of the Ancient ...
-Birth And Christening Lore
The Days of the Week and their Influence - A Commarison Between the Beliefs Held by the Romans and the Northern Races - Each Day and Its Significance Monday's ...
-2. Occupations For Women. No. 7. Women In The Drapery Business
The Prospects Offered by the Drapery Trade to an Ambitious Girl - Promotion Steady and Certain - Salary - What Constitutes a Good Saleswoman - The Social Side ...
-2. Occupations For Women. No. 7. Women In The Drapery Business. Continued
One frequently hears it said, and generally by those totally ignorant of the conditions governing the retail drapery trade, that there can be little difference ...
-Woman's Work - Health Visitors
The Duties Required of a Health Visitor - Salaries - Necessary Qualifications - Training and Fees A fresh opening in paid municipal work has been provided for ...
-Work For Women In The Far East. Social Life and Marriage
There can be no doubt whatever in the mind of anyone who has lived in the Far East that, so far as social life is concerned, women have a much better time ...
-Jealousy
The Instinct of Protection and Ownership - Jealousy Not Usually so Strong in Women as in Men - Cause of Unhappiness - Men who are Jealous of their Children ...
-Marriage Customs In Many Lands
Brides who must Disfigure their Faces before the Wedding Day - Dyeing Hands and Feet - A Japanese Marriage - Wedding Symbols - Weddings at which there are No ...
-Wives Of Famous Men. No. 2. Lady Tennyson By Mrs. George Adam
Lord Tennyson never wrote a poem more beautiful than that of his life; it was an unbroken song, set to music by his wife. The story of their courtship and ...
-Headaches
Headache Martyrs - Headaches Due to Laziness, Nerves, Dyspepsia, and Eye-strain - The Strain of Daily Life - Anaemia as a Cause of Headache in Young Girls - To ...
-Headaches. Continued
A Practical Remedy Constipation, sluggish liver, and biliousness are very commonly associated with headache from this cause, and people sometimes say that ...
-Home Nursing
A Series of Articles on What the Amateur Nurse Should Know The u Born Nurse should be also the Trained Nurse - Qualifications Necessary for the Nurse - Her ...
-Nurse's Da1ly Report
Time Temp. Pulse Breathing Food Medicines Action of Bowels Remarks. (Sleep, appetite, etc.) Doctor's orders for the day 1 A.m. 2 ,, 3 4 , 5 6 ,. 7 8 9 10 11 12 ...
-Health And Hygiene In The Nursery - Children's Deformities And How To Deal With Them
The Importance of Dealing with Slight Deformities in Childhood - Adenoids - The Ears and Teeth - Hare-lip and Cleft Palate - Squinting - Birthmarks - Warts and ...
-Children's Deformities And How To Deal With Them. Continued
4. Squinting is a very marked deformity when it is of a severe character. Sometimes it is very slight in early childhood, and passes off in a year or two. It ...
-4. Common Ailments And Their Treatment
Epistaxis is bleeding from the nose. It may be due to some local condition, such as adenoids or inflammation of the nose. A blow on the nose or on the head ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The British Ambassadress In Berlin
The Blue Ribbon among Embassies - Official Ceremonial - The Berlin Season - The Ambassadress at Court - Her Political Influence The Paris Embassy once was ...
-Country House Visits
The Modern Lack of Ceremony as Regards Visits - How Not to Decline an Invitation - A Courteous Invitation and Reply - Some Essential Marks of Politeness ...
-2. Beautiful Women In The Social World
Lady Angela Forbes One of the beautiful daughters of the late Earl of Rosslyn and sister of the Countess of Warwick A keen sportswoman and a brilliant member ...
-Needlework. Stencilling
The Choice and Preparation of a Design - The Flowers that will Produce Effective Reproductions - Cutting the Stencil - Painting the Design - Brushes and ...
-The Handkerchief Camisole
How to Cut the Handkerchiefs - Joining the Pieces with Insertion - Forming the Yokes - Inser tion Threaded with Ribbon Will Add to the Dainty Result Here is a ...
-Macrame Work
The Picot knot. Another way to fasten the stitches on with only one foundation cord is as follows. Take two threads of equal length, find the middle of them ...
-The Repairing Of Thread Lace
How to Trace the Design for the Torn Portion - Darning in the Pattern - Working Over the Entire Design - How to Insert a Piece of New Lace to Match - Repair of ...
-How To Manage The Kitchen Range
Three Kinds of Ranges - Their Advantages and Disadvantages Compared - How to Choose a New Range - Parts of a Range Explained - Regulation of the Damp rs - The ...
-How To Manage The Kitchen Range. Continued
Fig. 4 (back view). Upper part of range turned to show the position of dampers. A indicates removable soot doors through stove into flues; the doors are shown ...
-Lenten Fare
Advantages of Lenten Diet - Typical Menus for a Week - Recipes lor Cooking Vegetable Soup-salted Fish - Egg Dishes - Cheese Dishes Glance through the menus, ...
-Menus For The Week
Monday * Potato Soup (p. 98, Vol. I.) Fried Cod Steaks or Stuffed Brill Egg Salad Date Pudding Cheese Pudding Tuesday Scotch Cabbage Soup Baked Fish Souffle ...
-Recipes - Stuffed Brill
Required: : About four pounds of brill. For the stuffing: Quarter of a pound of shrimps. Two ounces of butter. Two ounces of flour. Half a pint of cold water.
-Fried Cod Steak
Required: Three cod steaks. One egg. Breadcrumbs. Half a lemon. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsloy. One tablespoonful of melted butter. Salt and pepper.
-Egg Salad
Required: Four hard-boiled eggs. One lettuce. Three tablespoonfuls of cream. Three tablespoonfuls of mayonnaise sauce. One tablespoonful of chopped parsley.
-Date Pudding
Required: Four ounces of dates. One and a half ounces of castor sugar. Six stale sponge-cakes. Two eggs and two extra whites. The rind of two lemons. About ...
-Cheese Pudding
Required: Six ounces of grated cheese. Three ounces of breadcrumbs. Two eggs. Milk to make it the consistency of batter. Salt and pepper. (Sufficient for four ...
-Scotch Cabbage Soup
Required: One firm, white cabbage. Two ounces of butter or dripping. Two level tablespoonfuls of medium oatmeal. One tablespoonful of chopped parsley. One ...
-Baked Fish Souffle
Required: One breakfastcupful of any cooked, chopped fish. Half a breakfastcupful of cooked potato. Two eggs. Two ounces of butter. Two tablespoonfuls of milk.
-Coffee Pudding
Required: Five ounces of bread, without crust. 1 wo ounces of candied peel. One lemon. Three ounces of sultanas. Three ounces of castor sugar. Two eggs. Half a ...
-Eggs In Tomatoes
Required: Four new-laid eggs. Four well-shaped, even-sized tomatoes. A few sprigs of parsley. (Sufficient for four persons.) Cut a neat slice from the top of ...
-Boiled Salt Fish
Required: About three pounds of salt fish, or a small codling. Milk and water to cover it. (Sufficient for six persons.) There is no need for this fish to be ...
-Baked Chocolate Pudding
Required: One pint of milk. Two eggs and one extra yolk. Two tablespoonfuls of chocolate. One tablespoonful of cornflour. Two tablespoonfuls of castor sugar.
-Cheese Fritters
Required: Cheese. A little oil and vinegar. For the batter: Two ounces of flour. Three tablespoonfuls of tepid water. Half a tablespoonful of oil, or melted ...
-Fried Whiting
Required: Three or more whiting. A little flour. Salt and pepper. One egg. Breadcrumbs. Frying fat. Fried parsley for garnishing. Wash the fish thoroughly, ...
-Curried Egos
Required: Four hard-boiled eggs. One ounce of butter. Half an ounce of flour. One level teaspoonful of curry powder. One teaspoonful of chutney. Two ...
-Semolina Mould
Required: One pint of milk. Two ounces of semolina. One tablespoonful of castor sugar. Vanilla. (Sufficient for four persons.) Rinse out a saucepan with cold ...
-Stewed Rhubarb
Required: Two bundles of forced rhubarb. Half a pint of boiling water. Four ounces of loaf sugar. (Sufficient for four persons.) Wash the sticks of rhubarb ...
-White Vegetable Soup
Required: One pint of white stock, pot liquor, or water. Half a pint of milk. Two ounces of butter. One ounce of flour. One onion. One stick of celery. A ...
-Salt Fish Balls
Required: One breakfastcupful of raw fish. One pound of raw potatoes. One egg. Pepper. Frying fat. Quarter of an ounce of butter. (Sufficient for eight persons.
-Egg And Celery Cutlets
Required: Three hard-boiled eggs. One raw egg. Half an ounce of butter. Half an ounce of flour. One gill of milk. Half a teaspoonful of lemon-juice. One large ...
-Creamed Fish In Potato Border
Required: Half a pound of any cooked fish. One ounce of butter. One ounce of flour. Half a pint of milk or fish stock. One hard-boiled egg. One teaspoonful of ...
-Devilled Eggs
Required: Four hard-boiled eggs. One ounce of butter. Two tablcspoonfuls of tomato sauce. One tablespoonful of Worcester sauce. One tablespoonful of mushroom ...
-Normandy Pippins And Cream
Required: One pound of Normandy pippins. One quart of water. One pound of castor sugar. One lemon. Cochineal. A small piece of whole ginger and cinnamon.
-Macaroni Cheese
Required: Quarter of a pound of macaroni. One ounce of butter. Half an ounce of flour. Half a pint of milk. One teaspoonful of made mustard. Three ounces of ...
-Miss Mary Anderson, Madame de Navarro
Idle at school, and unsuccessful. Began stage life at sixteen; very successful. Left stage at twenty-eight. Flattering offers to return refused. Such, ...
-Miss Helen Gladstone
The youngest daughter of the famous Liberal statesman Miss Helen Gladstone, who was born in 1849, first distinguished herself as a student at Newnham College, ...
-Mrs. Bramwell Booth
As leader of the Women's Social Work of the Salvation Army since 1884, Mrs. Bramwell Booth, who married the eldest son of General Booth in 1882, is nearly as ...
-Mrs. Gertrude Atherton
A Californian by birth, Mrs. Gertrude Atherton published her first book, TheDoomswoman, in 1892. Since then she has written close upon twenty novels, the first ...
-The Ex-Empress Eugenie
The daughter of an officer in the Spanish Army - Count de Montijos - the ex-empress Eugenie was born in Granada on May 5, 1826; her mother, Dona Maria Manuela ...
-Lady Londonderry
Chatelaine of three of the most stately homes of England - Seaham Hall, Sunderland; Mount Stewart, co. Down; and Wynyard Park, Stockton, in addition to ...
-Mrs. Ralph Thomas (Miss Helen Gould)
Mrs. Ralph Thomas is the daughter of the famous American financier and railway magnate, the late Jay Gould. He it was who left a fortune estimated at fourteen ...
-Queens Of The World. Princess Alice
The princess took the keenest interest in helping forward the various philanthropic societies which her mother had founded in Darmstadt, and which had been ...
-Societies Which Help Women And Children. No. 3. The Invalid Children's Aid Association
Patron: The Queen. Founder: Mr. Allan Graham. President and Chairman of Council: The Right Hon. The Earl of Aberdeen. How the Association was Founded - The ...
-Woman's Law Books. Landlord And Tenant
As regards married women, before January 1st, 1883, their contracts were void, but women married since that date are under no disabilities as regards the ...
-Law And Money Matters. Insurance
Expectation Of Life Where the expectation of life is a long one, the assured will pass as a first-class life paying an ordinary premium; but where the ...
-2. Child Law
When a Child's Responsibility for its Actions Begins - Severity of Older Days - Modern Punishment of Children Capable of Criminal Offences Criminal Capacity Mo ...
-4. Glossary Of Legal Terms Used In This Section
Corporation is cither aggregate, consisting of many members, or sole, consisting of one person only. It is also either civil or ecclesiastical, and the ...
-No. 8. Balzac And Evelina Hanska
Not merely was Balzac a great writer; he was also the possessor of a gigantic personality. He was an utterly abnormal man; his genius exaggerated his manhood, ...
-No. 8. Balzac And Evelina Hanska. Part 2
The countess's vanity, perhaps, is pardonable. Indeed, she has been described as possessing splendid shoulders, the finest arms in the world, and a complexion ...
-No. 8. Balzac And Evelina Hanska. Part 3
In spite of the Vienna episode, however. Balzac, on his return to Paris, continued to carry on a voluminous correspondence with Evelina. To these letters he ...
-Betrothal, Rings (Foreign)
The Antiquity of Betrothal Rings - Egyptian Rings - Jewish and Foreign Rings - Regard and Name Rings - Martin Luther's Betrothal Ring When our thoughts go back ...
-Love Scenes In Pictures
Vain Courtship. By Sir Lawrence Alma-tadema. R.a. This section comprises articles showing how women may help in all branches of religious work. All the ...
-The Origin Of The Authorised Version Of The Bible
The Story of the Early Translations - Preparing a New Edition of the Old Testament - What Excavations in Egypt Have Proved - Celebration of the Tercentenary of ...
-The Origin Of The Authorised Version Of The Bible. Continued
Dr. Ginsburg, the famous Hebrew scholar, engaged in (he British Museum on his Colossal task of preparing a new edition of the Hebrew Old Testament. Here he has ...
-Where To Study Art - The Byam Shaw And Vicat Cole School Of Art
A new Art School and its Ideals - Individuality and Originality Carefully Fostered by Teaching Methods - Hours of Work - Subjects Taught - Fees - Prizes and ...
-Where To Study Art - The Byam Shaw And Vicat Cole School Of Art. Continued
Mr. Vicat-cole posing a child model for the skertching class. The subject is one for snapshot drawing of a model in motion A valuable aid to students engaged ...
-Famous Books By Women. No. 5. "Pride And Prejudice"
Jane Austen's reputation grew very slowly, for she was in some respects ahead of her age. She could describe those about her with a humorous appreciation which ...
-How To Grow Annuals And Biennials
Situations and Soils - The Time to Sow - How to Sow Out of Doors - Thinning the Seedlings - Birds and Insect Pests - Watering and Staking - The Flowering ...
-The Garden - March Work In The Garden
Work in the Pleasure Garden - How to Prune Roses - The Greenhouse and Conservatory - The Stove - Work in the Kitchen Garden - Fruit and Vegetables Under Glass ...
-12. The Garden
Batches of arum lilies and of lilies-of-the-valley should also be ready for conservatory use. As the days lengthen, more watering will be required. Shorten all ...
-2. Badminton
Grace and Ease of Movement - Backrhand Strokes - Hints and Suggestions A beginner (as the game is very fast and, when well played, graceful in the extreme) ...
-A Sealing-Wax Or Hat-Pin Party
A Dainty Pastime for Winter Evenings - A Blue Bird Modelled in Wax - The Large-headed Pin - Imitation Tortoiseshell - Modelling Over a Wire Design - The ...
-Pen-Painting In Oil, Colours
Utensils Required - The Use of Transfer Designs - The Admirable Effects Which Can be Obtained Den-painting in oil colours is a most fascinating hobby. The ...
-How To Make A Dainty Bead Necklet
For the necklet illustrated will be required a gilt snap, costing about 4d., some fine linen thread, and two fine needles, specially made for bead threading, ...
-2. The Bulldog
Author of The Bulldog Kennel Book, Bulldogs and Bulldog Breeding, Bulldogs and Bulldog Men, etc. The Question of Housing the Bulldog - Treatment of Puppies - ...
-Distemper
In the treatment of distemper the following points may prove of service to the dog-owner who finds herself obliged to combat this dreaded disease. From the ...
-Pets - Birds As Pets
Written and Illustrated by F. J. 8. Chatterton Specialist Breeder and Judge of Poultry, Pigeons and Cage fords; Judge at the Grand International Show. Crystal ...
-Beds And Bed Hangings
Wooden Bedsteads Again in Favour - Advantages of the Modern Wooden Bed - Hangings Suitable for Bedsteads of Different Styles - Italian and French Beds - The ...
-Home Laundry Work. The Ironing Of Table And Other Household Linen
Bed-linen - Sheets - Pillow and Bolster Cases - Towels - Kitchen Cloths - Table-linen - Tray-cloths - Serviettes - How to Iron and Fold a Tablecloth Sheets. - ...
-Picture-Hanghng
An Art Worth Acquiring - Simple Principles to Guide the Amateur - Rules for Framing Pictures - The Question of Lighting - The Best Devices for Hanging Pictures ...
-Picture-Hanghng. Part 2
The foregoing relates more particularly to oil and Water-colour paintings framed without margin. In the writer's opinion, no picture gains by being separated ...
-Picture-Hanghng. Part 3
For small, light pictures We may use iron pins of the kind illustrated at a in Fig. 3. These should be driven obliquely into the plaster, as shown, and left ...
-Table Decorations For March
The Coming of Spring - Growing Hyacinths in Pale Shades for Table Flowers - A Cover for the Flower-pot - Novel Design of Horseshoes for a Wedding Buffet Table - ...
-2. Flowers Available
Adonis vernal is Androsace Anemones Aubrietia Carnations Daffodils Epimedium Fritillaria Hyacinths Lilies of the Valley Mimosa Mollis Azaleas Myosotis ...
-Beautiful Women In History. Mrs. Howard (Countess of Suffolk)
Blickling to-day is one of the loveliest old houses in Norfolk. From whatever point it is viewed, it presents a long line of mellow red brick, of deep, stone- ...
-The Hair. The Care Of An Invalid's Hair
In Cases of Fever - Invalid Child's Hair - The Best Brushes to Use - A Refreshing Lotion - A Remedy For Dandruff An invalid's hair is, as a rule, a source of ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. The Foot Beautiful
Care of the Feet in Childhood - The Choice of Foot-wear - Flat-foot and its Cause - Hosiery - The True Proportions of a Woman's Foot - How to Obtain the Effect ...
-Beautiful Children Of All Nations
Photo, Bolak A Young Norwegian Beauty - Beautiful Women In Society From a painting by Ellis Roberts Her Grace The Duchess Of Sutherland Nee Lady Millicent ...
-Children. A Half-Holiday Paper-Chase
How to Arrange a Delightful Amusement for an Early Spring Afternoon - The Hare - Laying the Trail - How the Children Should be Dressed - The Hunt Tea - Paper- ...
-How Children's Games Originate
The Ancient Prestige of Games - Their Origin and Early Purpose - Some Popular Games and Rhymes In the Memoirs of Mrs. Delany, a now forgotten book of the ...
-Children's Toys Made From Nuts
Fighting birds made of nuts, wire, and feathers A spoon and a pair of bellows A cat and a mouse, a lifelike group made of nuts A merry-go-round 0f nutshells ...
-The Home Kindergarten
The Mother the Best Teacher of the Little Child - The Principles of the Kindergarten System-the Value of Story-telling in Froebelian Education Although, from ...
-8. Girls' Christian Names
Hermione - Duninntite of Hermia. Hermione was the daughter of Menelaus and Helen of Troy. Hermine (Latin) - Lordly. Hermegyld (Anglo-Saxon) - Sight-giver.
-Government Appointments For Women
Author of Every Way of Earning a Living, Our Sons and Daughters, etc. Chief Openings Available for Women in Government Offices - Where to Apply - The G.p.o.
-Government Appointments For Women. Continued
Exchequer, will not be qualified to receive appointments until the consent of the Board of Education in England, the Committee of Council on Education for ...
-Library W0rk For Women
Library Work Offers a Great Attraction to Many Educated Women - Great Interest Shown by Them in Their Work - Salaries and Prospects - London and Provincial ...
-Appreciation In Married Life
The Great Secret of Married Happiness - When the First Ardour of Love is Over - Everyday Affection and Comradeship - The Power of Appreciation - Bitter Words ...
-2. Wedding Dresses
Roval Patronage of Native Fabrics for Wedding Dresses - Famous Royal Wedding Robes - Gretna Green Marriages - A Pious Custom of Spanish Royal Brides Proof has ...
-The Making Of Marriages In France
English Misconceptions About French Marriages - Different Views as to Parental Responsibilities - How Matrimonial Affairs are Managed in France - The Practical ...
-The Making Of Marriages In France. Continued
This is the way they manage in France. Renee has reached the age of eighteen, and is delicieuse, the classic adjective applied to all young girls in France.
-The Husband Health
Men Not Always Stronger than Women - Care and Attention to a Man's Health is Necessary - Three Chief Points to Remember - Diet - Avoidance of Chills - Health ...
-The Husband Health. Continued
The average man is very liable to contract chill when he is recovering from an illness such as influenza or rheumatism. He finds convalescence tedious, feels ...
-Home Nursing. Washing a Patient - Changing Bed-clothes
A Series of Articles on What the Amateur Nurse Should Know Washing a Patient - Changing Bed-clothes - Some Simple Rules In washing a sick person it is very ...
-Medicines And Stimulants
The Keeping of Medicines - The Best Method of Administering Unpleasant Medicines - Castor Oil - Stimulants - Alcohol - Its Action - Rules for the Nurse - Table ...
-Table Of Drugs And Their Actions
Purgatives. - Drugs which increase the secretion of the intestines and the action of their vessels. Examples: Castor oil, rhubarb, Epsom salts, cascara.
-Winter Ailments Of Children Sore Throats
Tonsilitis - Spotted Sore Throat - Mouth Breathing and its Cure - Enlarged Tonsils Core throat is frequently found in the nursery. It is rare to find a large ...
-5. Common Ailments And Their Treatment
In all cases of serious illness a doctor should be in attendance. The information given in this section merely serves as a guide in recognising the most common ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Wife Of An Archbishop
The Valuable Work Done by the Wife of an Archbishop, although she has no Official Recognition - How Mrs. Maclagan Helped the Late Archbishop of York - The Wife ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Wife Of An Archbishop. Continued
Mrs. Mac-lagan, how-ever, will always be remembered for her valuable work in connection with the Girls' Friendly Society. It was due to her that Queen Victoria ...
-Etiquette For Girls
The Contrast Between the Girl of To-day and the Girl of the Victorian Age - Unchaperoned Visits - Restaurant Lunches and Theatre Parties - The Girl Who is a ...
-2. Country House Visits
Continued front page 1118, Part 9 By Madge (Mrs. Humphry) Breakfast an Informal and Variable Meal - How to Settle the Question of Partners for Dinner Tips - ...
-Our Jewels. No. 2. Emeralds
The Emerald the Most Costly of Precious Stones - Defective Stones - How Emeralds are Imitated - How to Test an Emerald - Some Famous Stones and their Owners - ...
-Our Jewels. No. 2. Emeralds. Continued
The Countess of Carnarvon has also a fine set of these stones; and two splendid parures of emeralds belong in appropriate fashion to ladies who dwell in the ...
-Dress - Home-Made Aprons
The Decline and Fall of the Apron - Overalls - The Nursery Apron - The Utility of the Apron Aprons have ceased to be a necessary adjunct to the fashionable ...
-Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Tenth Lesson. A Simple Morning Shirt - continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework and Millinery, of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Tenth 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 ...
-Dress I240
The coat must now be turned up all round the bottom, and the raw edge herring-boned down very lightly with very fine silk. The merest thread of the material of ...
-Letters For Embroidery
Author of A History of Hand-made Lace, etc. (See Coloured Frontispiece and Transfer presented with this Part) Simple Methods of Embroidering Letters - Many ...
-Home-Made Tassels
Tassels made to match one's gowns are costly. They can, however, be made very inexpensively at home. One of the simplest forms of tassel is made from an eighth ...
-Another Pretty Jabot Made From A Fancy Handkerchief
For this jabot a handkerchief with a very narrow hem-stitching and line of embroidery is taken. A piece 7 1/2 inches long is cut from the handkerchief, and ...
-2. Crochet Stitches Worked In Wool
Double Cross Trebles - Tricot and Treble - Trellis-work Tricot - Cluster and Slipstitch - Cosy Stitch - Shell Stitch Double Cross Trebles Work a chain the ...
-How To Skin And Fillet Flat Fish
Filleting Quite a Simple Operation - Wash and Dry the Fish - Remove the Skin when Necessary-use the Trimmings to Make Stock - How to Egg and Crumb the Fillets ...
-The Actual Filleting
Make sure that the knife is really sharp. First remove the fillet on the left side of the fish. To do this, hold the knife very flat, put the tip of the first ...
-To Skin Plaice
The black skin of plaice is most objectionable, and should be removed before cooking it. This is never done by the fishmonger, as it takes time. Lay one of the ...
-To Egg And Crumb The Fish
Next beat up an egg on a plate and put some breadcrumbs on a piece of white paper. Mix together on a plate about a plaice. Lay the piece of fish with the black ...
-Avoiding Monotony In Lenten Fare
Some Ways of Serving Eggs - Fish Pie - Savoury Rice - Oyster Toast - Oyster Patties Sole a la Mornay AltHough meat is eliminated from the daily diet during ...
-Croustades Of Eggs
Required: Slices of bread about one and a half inches thick. Seven eggs. Two tablespoonfuls of cream. One or two pickled gherkins. Salt and pepper. Breadcrumbs.
-Baked Eggs And Beans
Required: Three or more new-laid eggs. A small tin of beans and tomato sauce. A little butter. (Sufficient for three persons.) Well butter three scallop-shells, ...
-2. Fish Pie
Required: One heaped breakfastcupful of any kind of cooked fish. Two heaped breakfastcupfuls of mashed potatoes. Two ounces of butter. One ounce of flour. One ...
-Scallops Of Cheese And Eggs
Required: Three eggs. A small lump of butter. About six ounces of grated cheese. Salt and pepper. (Sufficient for three persons.) Well batter three scallop- ...
-Ramakins Of Eggs
Required: Two eggs. One tablespoonful of chopped mushroom. One teaspoonful of milk. Half an ounce of butter. A few browned breadcrumbs. Salt and pepper. ( ...
-Savoury Rice
Required: One ounce of butter. Four ounces of rice. Three ounces of cooked fresh or smoked fish. Three breakfastcupfuls of stock. One tablespoonful Of finely ...
-Oyster Patties
Required: Two dozen oysters and their liquor. Half a pound of pufi pastry. Two and a half ounces of butter. Two ounces of flour. One pint of milk. Quarter of a ...
-Oyster Toast
Required: One dozen oysters. One ounce of butter. Two tablespoonfuls of crumbs. Two tablespoonfuls of cream. One gill of milk. Salt and pepper. Slices of hot ...
-Sole A La Mornay
Required: Two medium-sized soles. Half a gill of white wine. (This can be omitted.) One ounce each of grated Parm e s a n and Gruy-*re cheese. Half a pint of ...
-Chicken Collops
Required: About six ounces of raw chicken. One ounce of butter. Quarter of a pint of milk. One teaspoonful of flour. Salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Two teaspoonfuls ...
-Chicken A La Burnham
Required: One good-sized chicken. One carrot, turnip, and onion. A bunch of parsley and herbs. A bay-leaf. One ounce of bacon. A few sprigs of chervil. Salad.
-Pigeons A La Medicis
Required: Two Bordeaux pigeons. Half a pound of calf's liver. Four ounces of streaky bacon. One egg. Breadcrumbs. One small onion. Salt and pepper. A gill of ...
-Veal Creams
Required: Four ounces of cooked veal. Two ounces of cooked ham. One gill of cream. One gill of aspic. Three-quarters of a pint of good white sauce. Half an ...
-French Steaks
Required: One pound of fillet steak. One ounce of butter. Two tablespoonfuls of salad oil. Two teaspoonfuls each of chopped chutney parsley, and vinegar. ( ...
-Cutlets A La Normande
Required: About one and a half pounds of best-end neck of mutton. One and a half ounces of butter. One small onion. Half a pint of brown stock. Six olives.
-Fillets Of Sole A La Colbert
Required: Two medium-sized soles. A few browned crumbs. Quarter of a pint of good white sauce. Three teaspoonfuls of anchovy essence. A little lemon-juice.
-The Maitre D'Hotel Butter
Chop the parsley finely, then wring in a clean cloth to squeeze out all the moisture. Put it on a plate with the butter, lemon-juice, salt and pepper, and work ...
-"Conservative" Cookery Of Vegetables
How to Prepare Vegetables Without Hot Water and Without Steam - Cooking by Hot Air - The Double-pan Cooker - Recipes - A Vegetable Sauce - Advantages of the ...
-Directions For The Use Of The Double-Pan Cooker
Wash the vegetables well in cola water in which a little salt and soda have been dissolved, and then in pure cold water. Cut them up (if necessary), and put ...
-Recipes - A Nourishing Sauce
To the liquor that remains in the inner pan after the vegetables have been cooked add half an ounce of butter, half an ounce of flour, half an ounce of proteid ...
-Cabbage
Well wash the cabbage, pull each leaf apart. Put about one ounce of butter into the inner pan of the double-pan cooker, add the cabbage, cover closely and cook ...
-Carrots
Wash and scrape (but do not peel) the carrots, cut each into four, and then slice them finely as one would runner beans. Put about one ounce of butter into the ...
-Lettuce, Onion, And Peas
Into the inner pan of a double-pan cooker put a good ounce of butter; shred a large lettuce and a large Spanish onion and about half a pint of green peas; put ...
-Beetroot
Slice a raw beetroot thoroughly, and put into the inner pan of a double-pan cooker with a gill of milk. Cover closely and cook for one hour (or longer, if the ...
-Macedoine Of Vegetables
Put equal quantities of each of the following vegetables, evenly sliced, into the double-pan cooker, with two ounces of butter, and cook until tender (from ...
-Spinach
Press two pounds of spinach into the inner pan of a double-pan cooker, add one ounce of butter, and cook until tender (twenty to thirty minutes); rub through a ...
-The Art Of Marketing
Marketing in Olden Days - Reasons for the Decline of Personal Marketing by the Mistress of the House - Useful Rules - Hints on the Choice of Meats - Beef - ...
-Useful Rules
1. Study the daily or weekly marketing lists; note what is in full season, for then, as the supply is probably plentiful, the price should be reasonable. 2.
-Hints On The Choice Of Meat
General Remarks. - Avoid meat of any kind that has lean of a dark purple tint, for it means either that the animal was diseased, or, at least, very old. A very ...
-The Countess Of Fingall
One of the most popular of Irish peeresses, the Countess of Fingall, who married the Earl in 1883, has been very prominent in assisting the home industries ...
-Mrs. E. M. Ward
The grand-daughter of an R.a. - James Ward, animal painter to the King - the great-niece of George Morland, the widow of an R.a., and the mother of artists, ...
-Mrs. Archibald - Mackirdy
A woman of extraordinary courage and tenacity of purpose, Miss Olive Christian Malvery, when she came from India to this country and studied at the Royal ...
-The Marchioness Of Lansdowne
One of the most exclusive hostesses m London, Lady Lansdowne has long wielded an influence in society and politics Prior to her marriage, in 1869,she was La ...
-Mrs. Alec Tweedie
Artist, traveller, sportswoman, and authoress, Mrs. Alec Tweedie has crowded an amazing variety of experiences into her life, and beautiful home at York ...
-Miss Billie Burke
Born in Washington on August 7th, 1886, both her parents being prominent on the stage, Miss Millie Burke came to Lon-don when she twelve years of to improve ...
-The Hon. Mrs. Assheton Harbord
It was quite by accident that Mrs. Assheton Harbord became one of the most daring lady aeronauts of to-day. In 1906 she went to sec off some friends who were ...
-Queensof The World. No. 5. - Queen Maud Of Norway
A Nation in Search of a Ruler - Why Prince Charles of Denmark was Chosen - An Unconventional Princess - A Royal Love Match - A Sailor King and a Little Prince ...
-Queensof The World. No. 5. - Queen Maud Of Norway. Continued
H.M. the Queen of Norway, daughter of the late King Edward VII.. and wife of King Haakon VII. of Another of her Majesty's pastimes is chess, and it may be ...
-The Law Of Finding
Responsibility of the Finder of Lost Property - The Legal Course to Adopt - The Law of Treasure Trove - Sunken Treasure and its Recovery Finding's keeping is ...
-2. Law And Money Matters. Insurance
Assignment A contract of life assurance is not merely a contract of indemnity, and is, therefore, assignable. A person is entitled to put any value upon his ...
-2. The Law And The Servant
The Legal Responsibility for a Servant Exceeding His Duty - Or Acting as Her Master's Agent A master is not responsible for the acts of a servant who is ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No. 9. Cleopatra, Queen Of Egypt
To criticise a woman such as Cleopatra is an easy matter, and Cleopatra has found many critics - hostile critics. But even they cannot deny the stupendous ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No. 9. Cleopatra, Queen Of Egypt. Part 2
Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety: other women Cloy th' appetites they feed; but she makes hungry Where most she satisfies. At last, ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No. 9. Cleopatra, Queen Of Egypt. Part 3
The Inimitable Livers Together with Cleopatra, he presided over that famous club, the Inimitable Livers, whose members, declared Pliny, entertained one another ...
-Love - The Language Of Flowers
An Ancient Language for Lovers - A Wonderful Dream Book - Some Flowers and their Meaningthe Legend of the Almond Blossom It may well be said of blossoms Dumb ...
-A
Acacia (White) - Friendship. Acacia (Pink) - Elegance. Acacia (Yellow) - Secret Love. Acanthus - The fine arts. Acalia - Temperance, Moderation. Achillea ...
-Lovers' Superstitions
A Russian Story - Alectryomancy - English and Irish Superstitions A Russian Story Rather an eerie charm still prevails in Russia. At midnight an unmarried girl, ...
-Our Fellow-Women In Foreign Lands. No. 1. The Church Of England Zenana Missionary Society
Patroness: H.r.h. The Duchess of Connaught. President: The Hon. Lady Peek. Chairman: Sir W. Mackworth Young, K.c.s.i. Office: Lonsdale Chambers, 27, Chancery ...
-The Art Of Drawing And Painting. No. 4. Composition
The Supreme Importance of Composition - What to Leave Out - The Art of the East - Practical Advice to Students - Principles of Composition - Composition of ...
-The Art Of Drawing And Painting. No. 4. Composition. Continued
I should strenuously advise every student to make a collection of photographs and prints after the great Masters, beginning with the engravings of Man tegna ...
-First Steps To The Stage. Training At The Academy Of Dramatic Art
The Necessity of Training for a Successful Career on the Stage - Opinions of Miss Ellen Terry and Miss Winifred Emery - The Working of a School of Acting - ...
-The Care Of Room-Plants
The Kind of Plants to Succeed - Ferns for Sitting-rooms - Watering and Cleansing - How to Get Rid of Insect Pests and Worms The successful culture of foliage ...
-Salad Growing For Home Use
The Neglect of Salads - Need of Proper Cultivation - Small and Large Salads - Hints on the Culture of Lettuce, Beetroot, Chicory, Endive, Dandelion, etc, - ...
-Salad Growing For Home Use. Continued
Curled endive, a most useful salad plant, sometimes called Christmas salad.' The leaves can also be cooked for table as winter greens Copyright, Sutton & Sons ...
-4. Jiu-Jitsu For Women
The Essential Principle of Jiu-jitsu - Some Simple Holds and Locks - An Effective Defence Against an Armed Assailant - Strength Less Essential for Success than ...
-Repousse Simplified
The Outfit Necessary - Working Expenses - The Mode of Work - Mounting and Finishing the Made Article Repousse simplified has many advantages over other ...
-The Gazelle-Hound
Antiquity of the Breed - Origin of the Name Slughi - Description - The Different Varieties of Slughis - Their Use in Hunting - Character - Price Far away in ...
-Blue Persians
A Most Popular Variety - Points of a Good Specimen - How to Breed Blue Persians - Some Famous Blue Persians - Cost of Rearing the Kittens - Grooming - Feeding - ...
-The Treatmemt Of Windows
Hangings in the Louis XVI. Style - The Advantages of Brocade Curtains - How to Treat Three Long Windows - What to Do with a Bay Window - Roller Blinds English ...
-Old Worcester China
Author of How to Identify Old China and How to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain Robert Hancock, the Pupil of Ravenet - Introduction of Transfer Printing upon ...
-Over-Door Decorateons
In the decorating of a house the convenience of those who are to live in it is some-imes obscured by the desire to elaborate the ornamentation of the rooms. A ...
-Modern Chimneypieces
An Original Design for a Chimneypiece - A Panelled Iron Chimneypiece - Ideas for the Country Cottage - The Use of Mahogany and Oak - The Painted Wood and Iron ...
-How To Improve A House. Cupboards
How to Improve old-fashioned Cupboards - Fitting a Recess with a Cupboard - A Pretty Cupboard for the Drawing-room - An Inexpensive Wardrobe Cupboard The ...
-Beautiful Women In History. Elizabeth, Wife Of Jerome Bonaparte
T'he case of the Duke of the Abruzzi and Miss Elkins, which during several years roused so much interest in Europe and America, followed in its earlier stages ...
-Beautiful Women In History. Elizabeth, Wife Of Jerome Bonaparte. Continued
However, in October, 1804, the young couple set sail for Europe. But ill-luck attended them, for they were wrecked on the American coast, and delayed until ...
-Beauty - The Hair - History Of The Curl
Anttauity of the Curl - Association of Curls and Health - Curls that are 3,000 Years Old - The Shoreditch Fringe on an Ancient Empress After years of ...
-Beauty - The Hair - History Of The Curl. Continued
Fig. 5. Agrippina the Elder, a Roman Empress Some few of the headdresses of ancient Rome are, no doubt, both natural and beautiful, but the then woman of ...
-2. Beauty Culture For Women. The Foot Beautiful
The Cause and Cure of Corns - Of Callosities - Amadou Plaster - The Use of a Knife is Unwise Cauterisers - Quack Remedies A corn is one of the painful results ...
-Children. Dancing. A Child's Lesson In The Waltz
Principal of The Physical Training College, South Kensington The Waltz an Ancient Dance of French Origin - Re-introduced from Germany - Why the Waltz is ...
-Children. Dancing. A Child's Lesson In The Waltz. Continued
Fig. 4. The fourth step, in which obliquely taken sliding steps carry the dancers further round A clear and concise definition of the waltz is: A series of six ...
-Home Kindergarten
The Sense of Rhythm should be Cultivated Carefully - Nursery Rhymes - The Value of Nonsense Verses - Poems Suitable for Children - Singing as a Health Exercise ...
-Games For A Half-Moils Day Tea-Party
Games that are Exciting and not too Noisy - Sheet and Feather Game - Piladex - I see you! Go back! children are often allowed to invite two or three ...
-9. Girls' Christian Names
Hypatia (Greek) - Woman of learning. Hypatia was the daughter of Theon, the scholar. Her lectures and school at Alexandria became so famous that, to their ...
-2. Government Appointments For Women
Author of' Every Way of Earning a Living, Our Sons and Datighters etc Advantages of the Civil Service - Permanency of Employment - Pensions - Examinations ...
-Woman's Work - A Private Secretaryship
What a Private Secretary Is - The Necessary Training - Salary - Her Many and Varied Duties-occasional Breaks in the Monotony of Business Life - The Society ...
-Woman's Work - Poultry Farming For Women
Editor of The Encyclopedia of Poultry, etc. Possibilities of the Pursuit from a Business Standpoint - Qualities Necessary for Success - How to Start - ...
-The Daily Task Of Home Happiness
A French Novel of Poignant Truth - Little Things that Matter in Home Life - The Faults on Either Side - How to Ensure Happiness in the Home In one of his ...
-2. Marriage Customs In Many Lands
New Turkey in Favour of Monogamy - Gradual Emancipation of the Turkish Woman - How Turkish Marriages are Arranged - The Future Bride Displays Her Charms and ...
-Wives Of Famous Men. No. 3. The Two Mrs. Shelley
Old St. Pancras Church stands among the dreary slums behind King's Cross, and thickly fall the smuts where once a country churchyard rested green beneath the ...
-Wives Of Famous Men. No. 3. The Two Mrs. Shelley. Continued
A Honeymooon and a Tragedy They left England shortly afterwards, accompanied by Mary's young step-sister, a wild and untractable girl, who, as the price of ...
-2. The Making Of Marriages In France
The elder sister, in the family referred to at the end of the previous article on this subject, had the unusual happiness of marrying a man she had known from ...
-Health In The Spring
Present'day Interest in Health and Hygiene - Symptoms of Ill-health in Spring - The Chief Causes of Spring Ailments - Poisoned Blood - Chills and Catarrhs - ...
-2. Home Nursing
A Series of Articles on What the Amateur Nurse Should Know The Normal Temperature of the Body in Health - The Clinical Thermometer-how to Read it-how to Take ...
-2. Home Nursing. Continued
Thermometer registers normal 98'4 Thermometer registers 102 The temperature may fall below normal in low conditions of vitality, and in fever also it may fall ...
-2. Health And Hygiene In The Nursery - Children's Deformities And How To Deal With Them. The Slouching Child
How to Correct Round Shoulders - Head and Neck Exercises - How to Strengthen the Shoulder-blade Muscles - The Spinal Muscles - Importance of Suitable Chairs ...
-Nursery Colds
Cold in the Head, Its Cause and Prevention - Suitable Food, Suitable Clothes, and Plenty of Fresh Air are Essential in the Nursery - How to Treat a Cold after ...
-6. Common Ailments And Their Treatment
In all cases of serious illness a doctor should be in attendance.. The information given in this section merely serves as a guide in recognising the most ...
-2. Women In Great Social Positions. The British Ambassadress In Paris
The Embassy - The Position of an Ambassadress in Republican France - A Literary Ambassadressthe Demi-toilette in Paris - The Peacemakers of the World The ...
-The Hostess. No. 7. New Fashions In Dinners
The Lightness and Grace of the Modern Dinner-table and its Appointments - A Beautiful Table is Best Left Uncovered - Dinner-ware no Longer Decorated - Modern ...
-3. Beautiful Women In The Social World
Lady Chesterfield Wire or the tenth Earl of Chesterfield, and previous to her marriage, the beautiful Miss Enid Wilson, second daughter of the late Lord ...
-On Jewels. No. 3. The Ruby
The Immense Value of the Ruby - The Pigeon's Blood Ruby - Artificial Rubies - How to Detect a False Ruby - Some Famous Rubies, Ancient and Modern - Where ...
-On Jewels. No. 3. The Ruby. Continued
Tavernier relates that the throne of the Great Mogul was adorned by 108 rubies of from 100 to 200 carats each, faultless in form and colour. And, according to ...
-Dress - Practical Millinery. Treatment Of Feathers, Aigrettes, And Wings
Feather Ornaments Popular from the Earliest Days - The Difficulty of Arranging Feathers in Millinery Overcome by the Use of Ears - Attaching the Feathers to ...
-Dress - Dress For Business Wear
Overalls - Warm Long Coats - Shoes - Hosiery In many offices the women workers don overalls, and these, if fashioned in linen, casement cloth, or cotton fabric ...
-Dress - Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Eleventh Lesson. A Simple Morning Shirt. Continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework and Millinery, of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Practical Lessons 1n Tailoring. Eleventh Lesson. The Making Of A Coat. Continued
Pressing the Coat - How to Shrink - Steaming - Stitching the Fronts of Coat - Method of Lining the Coat - To Make the Sleeves for the Coat When pressing a coat ...
-The Making Of Silk And Ribbon Roses
An Ingenious and Novel Idea - An Easily Made Rose - La France Rose - The Cabbage Rose - How Roses can be Adapted for the Coiffure and other Decorative Purposes ...
-Darns And Patches
The Value of Extra Material for Repairing - How to Patch Invisibly - A Cross-stitch Darn - A Hint for Repairing Boys' Clothes The good old-fashioned plan of ...
-Crochet Stitches Worked In Wool. Basket Stitch
Basket Stitch - Blackberry Stitch - Persian Stitch - Treble and Purl Crochet - French Treble-chain Tuft Design Basket Stitch. Work the required length of chain.
-Things Most People Throw Away Old Silk Hats
An old silk hat is at first sight an object that seems to have exhausted its capabilities of usefulness. A glance, however, at the articles here illustrated ...
-Labour-Saving Ideas In Kitchen Apparatus
The Steam Cooker - Soap-saver - Automatic Meat-baster - An Interchangeable Sieve - Tht Quick Bread-maker - A Useful Grating Machine - A Practical Knife-cleaner ...
-Recipes - Vegetable Stock
Required: Any vegetables in season may be used. One turnip. One carrot. One parsnip. The outside stalks of two heads of celery. One onion. One leek. The ...
-Soya Bean Soup
Required: Half a pound of soya beans (soaked for twenty-four hours). Three ounces of butter. Two ounces of cornflour. Four ounces of carrot. Half a pound of ...
-Celery Cream Soup
Required: Two heads of celery. Two onions. Two ounces of butter. Half an ounce of flour. One quart of vegetable stock. Two tablespoonfuls of cream. A little ...
-Tomato Cream Soup
Required: One ounce of butter. One tablespoonful of cream. One large onion. One tablespoonful of cornflour. One clove of garlic. A small piece of cucumber. One ...
-2. Mulligatawny Soup
Required: One apple. One banana. One carrot. One turnip. Half a head of celery. Two large onions. One ounce of butter. One dessertspoonful of curry powder. Two ...
-How To Candy Violets
A Dainty Sweetmeat that is Easily Prepared - Directions for Candying both Flowers and Leaves Suggestions for the use of Candied Violets The pretty art of ...
-Chicken Jelly
Required: One fowl. One pint of cold water. Salt and pepper. Chop the fowl into small pieces. Put it in the pan with the water and a little salt, and let it ...
-Barley Gruel
Required: Half a pint of boiling water. One large tablespoonful of pearl barley. The rind of a lemon. Castor sugar to taste. A glass of wine. Put the barley in ...
-Linseed Tea
This is a good, old-fashioned recipe, invaluable for colds. Required: Two table-spoonfuls of whole linseed. One pint of boiling water. Three lumps or more of ...
-A Steamed Chop
Steaming is one of the most nutritious ways of cooking, and therefore particularly suitable for invalids. Required: One chop (neck or small loin). Half an ...
-Raw Beef Balls
Sometimes, in cases of great weakness, doctors order raw meat for a patient. The following is by far the best way of giving it: Required: Three ounces of fresh ...
-Hot Fish Sandwiches
Though sole is pre-eminently the fish for invalids, other white fish may be used for this dish. Required: One small sole or whiting. One tablespoonful of white ...
-Fish Custards
Required: One egg and one extra yolk. Half a gill of milk. One tablespoonful of chopped cooked fish. Salt and pepper. Beat up the eggs lightly, add the chopped ...
-Cornflour Cakes
Required: Two eggs. Four ounces of cornflour. Three ounces of butter. Three ounces of castor sugar. Quarter of a teaspoonful of baking-powder. The rind of half ...
-Port Wine Jelly And Cream
Required: Half a pint of port wine. Half an ounce of leaf gelatine. One clove. A small piece of cinnamon. One ounce of loaf sugar. A few drops of cochineal.
-Roast Quail
Required: One quail. A slice of fat bacon. A little flour. Salt and pepper. A slice of buttered toast. Truss the quail neatly. Tie the piece of fat bacon over ...
-Boiled Leeks
Required: One large bunch of leeks. Boiling water. Two level teaspoonfuls of salt to each quart of water. One ounce of butter. Salt. (Sufficient for four ...
-Colcannon
This is an excellent method of utilising cold cooked potatoes and cabbage, spinach or turnip-tops. Required: One breakfastcupful of mashed potato. One ...
-Carrot And Turnip Moulds
Required: A bunch or more of carrots. A bunch or more of turnips. Boiling water. Salt and pepper. About one and a half ounces of butter. (Sufficient for six or ...
-Cauliflower Fritters
Required: One large cauliflower. Two and a half ounces of flour. One egg and one extra yolk. One tablespoonful of salad oil or melted dripping. Three ...
-Sea-Kale Au Parmesan
Required: One pound of sea-kale. Four ounces of Parmesan cheese. One ounce of butter. Half an ounce of flour. One gill of water. Half a gill of cream or milk. ( ...
-Fried Sweet Potatoes
(An American Recipe.) Required: Two pounds of sweet potatoes. Boiling water. Dripping for frying. Salt and pepper. (Sufficient for six persons.) Choose ...
-The Art Of Coffee-Making
First Class Diplomee in Cookery, Laundry, and Housewifery; late Staff Teacher the Gloucestershire School of Domestic Ennomy Why English People are Often ...
-The Marchioness Of Dufferin And Ava
The Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava was Miss Flora Davis, daughter of the millionaire banker, John H. Davis, of New York, before she married the Marquis, in ...
-Mrs. Humphry Ward
Perhaps the most widely read of living British women novelists, Mrs. Humphry Ward has nearly a score of novels and plays to her credit, -besides innumerable ...
-Miss Maud Earl
Often termed the Lady Landseer, Miss Maud Earl has devoted herself almost wholly to the portrayal of dogs, and exhibited her first picture at the Royal Academy ...
-The Princess Of Monaco
The second wife of the reigning prince of this interesting miniature republic, which is only eight miles square, is one of the most beautiful women in Europe, ...
-Mrs. Violet Tweedale
The eldest daughter of the late Robert Chambers, editor of Chambers's Journal, Mrs. Violet Tweedale, the writer of many brilliant novels, was very early in ...
-Mrs. Carnegie
Before she married, in 1887, Mrs. Carnegie was Louise Whitfield, of New York, the daughter of John W. Whitfield, a wholesale merchant. It was a romantic union.
-Miss Dorothy Levitt
A very beautiful and daring young woman, Miss Dorothy Levitt first startled the British public by creating a world's motoring record for women at Blackpool in ...
-Queens Of The World no. 6. The empress or Japan
Western ideas are pervading Japan, the most picturesque of Oriental lands, from the palace to the cottage. The Empress herself is the social leader of the ...
-Queens Of The World no. 6. The empress or Japan. Continued
Her Majesty has done much by her sympathy and help to promote the training of nurses in Japan. The movement is closely allied with Red Cross work. When the Red ...
-Societies Which Help Women And Children. No. 4. The Industrial Law Committee
The Aims of the Committee - Lectures - How the Public Can Help - Examples of Help Afforded The Indemnity Fund for Helping Dismissed Employees The Industrial ...
-Dog Law
Dog-stealing Now a Crime - Dog Licences - The Dog-owner's Responsibility - Trespassing and Straying Dogs - Worrying Cattle Stealing no Crime Although a dog is ...
-Law - Law And Money Matters. Fire Insurance
Conditions on Which Fire Insurance Can be Effected - The Name of the Interested Person must be Inserted in the Policy - Policies Not Intended to be Assignable - ...
-2. Love Scenes In Pictures
A Favour. By E. Blair Leighton By permission of The Berlin Photographic Cc.
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No. 10. King George IV. And Mrs. Fitzherbert
The love affairs of Royal persons always stimulate popular interest, but the one true romance which brightened the life of King George IV. did more than this.
-Love-Stories Of Famous People. King George IV. And Mrs. Fitzherbert. Part 2
It was in 1783, and on the river at Richmond, that the Prince of Wales first noticed Mrs. Fitzherbert. He fell in love immediately, and was completely unable ...
-Love-Stories Of Famous People. King George IV. And Mrs. Fitzherbert. Part 3
Mrs. Fitzherbert immediately suspected a trap, and refused firmly to go with them to Carlton House. Eventually, h o w -ever, frightened and fearing that a ...
-Love - Famous Love Passages In English Literature "The Newcomes"
There is no more faithful mirror of a nation's manners and customs than its changing methods of conducting love affairs; and when we have a great novelist, and ...
-I R
Love days later had another interview, the last for which they could hope for a long time. Miss Newcome, does the view of the courtyard please you? The old ...
-Our Fellow-Women In Foreign Lands. No. 2. The Medical Work Of The Church Of England. Zenana Missionary Society
Office: Lonsdale Chambers, 27, Chancery Lane, W.c. Suffering of Eastern Women - The Great Need of Medical Women Workers - Horrors of Ignorance and Superstition ...
-The Training Of A Singer
Professor of Singing at the Royal College of Music, Examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music Author of a ...
-The Heath Erley School Of Art
The Oldest of London Schools of Art - Its Roll of Honour - Origin of Its Name - The Ideals of Its Training - Curriculum - Fees, and Hours of Instruction The ...
-Small Holdings For Women
Author of The Farmers' Friend The Family Gardener, etc. The Possibilities of a Small Holding - How to Secure a Market for Produce - The Family Hamper Business - ...
-I. Market Gardening
What is a Small Holding? If the truth be told at once, the whole art of market gardening lies not so much in the raising of the produce as in its ultimate ...
-13. The Garden
The condition of the land is also an important factor upon which a woman would do well to take practical advice. Land that has been badly tilled and that is ...
-Salad-Growing For Home Use. Part 2. The Culture Of Cucumbers And Tomatoes
Cucumbers in the Hothouse and the Open - Frame Culture - Culture in the Hothouse - Training the Plants - Tomatoes Under Glass - Outdoor Cultivation - Staking ...
-Golf
Golf is the game par excellence for women of all ages, from the girl with all the time and energy of youth to give, to the matron getting on in years who ...
-Golf. Continued
The club must now be taken slowly backwards, until the left arm is at full stretch of the ball across and close to the body. Then bring the club upwards by ...
-Palmistry. No. 4. The Mounts
Position and Signification of the Mounts - Their Influence on the Character of the Person Owning Them - Meaning of the Life Line The mounts signify in the ...
-The Great Dane
Breeder and Exhibitor A Noble Dog of Ancient Lineage - The National Breed of Germany - Ear-cropping Now Illegal - Colours Permissible - Points - Character - ...
-Pets - Orange And Cream Persian Cats
Fudge ana Expert, Author of The Book of the Cat, and Cats /or Pleasure and Profit The Three Varieties of Orange Persians - How the Breed Has been Evolved - ...
-Blue Persian Cats
Hints to Breeders - Cleaning the Cat - Feeding and Training the Kitten Should it be necessary to remove the kittens from the mother, do so one at a time, ...
-A Girl's Rose Bedroom
Author of The History of Hand-made Lace See Coloured Frontispiece How to Contrive a Dainty, Inexpensive Sanctum for a Girl - A Pretty Bedspread - A Serviceable ...
-Chinese "Lowestoft" Porcelain
Author of How to Identify Old China and How to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain How the Term Lowestoft was Given to Chinese Porcelain - The Different Methods of ...
-Door Furniture
Artistic Door Furniture the Finishing Touch to a Room - Modern Revival of Interest in Door Furniture - Suitable Metals and Designs - Cost of Good Door ...
-Table Decoration For April
The Flowers of Spring - Decorative Table Schemes in Daffodils, Wallflowers, and Tulips - An Easter Table - A Children's Table for Easter
-3. Flowers Available
A lyssum Anemones A quilegias A rabis Aubretia Blue Campanula Cheiranthus Grape Hyacinths Daffodils Narcissi Mimosa Lilies of the Valley Violets Primroses ...
-Mirrors
An Ancient Aid to Beauty - The Earliest Mirrors - How Mirrors Can be Used to the Best Effect The Uses of Mirrors - The Convex Mirror The uses of the mirror are ...
-2. Home Laundry Work
How to Iron Underclothing and Fold it Correctly - The Starching and Ironing of Collars and Cuffs - Cold-water Starch - To Starch and Iron a Gentleman's Shirt - ...
-Beautiful Women In History. Lola Montez
In modern times there has been scarcely any figure so remarkable in the government of a country as that of Lola Montez. She was, indeed, the last great ...
-3. Beauty Culture For Women - The Foot Beautiful
The Cause and Cure of Bunions - Hot and Tired Feet - Defective Toe-nails Bunions and enlarged toe-joints are caused by the pressure of the boot upon the big ...
-The Hair
The Ancient Origin of the Papillote - A Ribbon Hair-waver, and How to Use It - Curling Irons - Curling Fluids and Powder - Some Recipes - Modes of Plaiting the ...
-Beauty - The History Of The Curl
The Effect of the Renaissance on the Curl - French Style Unpopular in England - When Men Adopted Curls, Competition Drove Women to Extravagance - Beauty of the ...
-Beauty - The Secrets Of The American Beauty
The Importance of Preserving Good Looks - The Care of the Complexion the First Essential-how to Wash the Face - Sunburn As the American woman is in general ...
-Children. Am Easter-Egg Hunt
A Novel and Popular Holiday Party - How and Where to Hide the Eggs - Some Suitable Games for After Tea - How to Arrange the Hunt Indoors if Necessary An Easter- ...
-Dancing. A Lesson In The Reverse
Principal of The Physical Training College, South Kensington Hints about Waltzing - The Backing Step - The Best Way to Teach a Child Before giving a detailed ...
-Dancing. A Lesson In The Reverse. Continued
In skating, if the foot went forward and the body back, the skater would land on her head. The same applies to dancing. If the gentleman's arm were suddenly ...
-Girl's Christian Names
Irene (Latin) - Messenger of peace. This name is derived from Greek Eirene. Iris (Greek) - A messenger. The ancients had an extremely pretty conceit that the ...
-2. Birth And Christening Lore
Ill-omened Saturday - Some Quaint Beliefs and How 'they Originated - Baptismal Superstitions Poor little Saturday's bairn was destined to be the toiler, the ...
-Government Appointments For Women. Typists In Government Offices
Author of Every Way of Earning a Living, Our Sons and Daughters, etc. The Qualifications Necessary for those who Aspire to Become Typists in Government Offices ...
-How To Become A Factory Inspector
Examinations for these appointments do not take place at fixed intervals, but are held from time to time as vacancies occur. Candidates must be nominated by ...
-Woman's Work A Paying Out Door Hobby Child Portraiture
Better Results Obtained by Photographing Children in the Open Air than in a Studio - How to Set Up as an Open-air Photographer - Appliances Required - An ...
-Woman's Work - Women As Rent-Collectors
Where a Women Estate Manager or Rent Collector is Preferable to a Man - A Pioneer of the Work-opportunities Offered by It for Social Service - How to Train for ...
-3. Marriage Customs In Many Lands
Wedding Customs in Morocco - The Professional Matchmaker - Four Wives Allowed by Mohammedan Laws - The Bride Carried in a Box on the Back of a Mule - Moorish ...
-2. The Daily Task Of Home Happiness
The Perils of Overmuch Homekeeping - Mutually Shared Experiences Strengthen the Links of Love - Devices for Averting a Dangerous Monotony - The Country Cottage ...
-Bridal Attire
Bridal Attire in Different Ranks of Society - The Infinite Variety Possible in White - The Travelling Dress for Bridal Array - Bridesmaids' Dresses - Pages and ...
-Where Engilsh Wives Aire Wanted Western Australia And Queensland
Where Men Outnumber Women - A Settler's Home - Domestic Servants Wanted - Cheap Fares for Women Emigrants - Free Passages to Approved Applicants - ...
-Health And The Complexion
The Close Connection Between Health and Beauty - Importance of Hygienic Cleanliness in the Care of the Skin - The Complexion and the Food Question - The Teeth - ...
-3. Home Nursing
A Series of Articles on What the Amateur Nurse Should Know Sick-room Remedies and How to Prepare Them - Fomentations - Linseed, Bread, and Mustard Poultices - ...
-The Preparation Of A Hot Fomentation And A Linseed Meal Poultice
Fig. 2. Two people then wring the roller towel with the hot flannel inside. By this method the flannel can be dried without scalding the hands Fig. 3. Shake ...
-Health And Hygiene In The Nursery. Spring In The Nursery
The Advent of Spring in the Nursery - Alteration of the Children's Diet and Clothing - Two Important Points to Decide - Nursery Furniture - The Cult of the ...
-Sensible Clothing
Heavy Clothing Not Necessary - Few Garments only Required - Absorbent Qualities of the Materials - Boots and Health - Airing Children's Garments at Night The ...
-7. Common Ailments And Their Treatment
Continued front page 1344, Part 11 Gout (continued). The treatment of gout consists chiefly in attention to a hygienic mode of life. Temperate living, simple ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Mistress Of The White House
American Pomp and Ceremonial - Some Famous Wives of Famous Presidents - The Social Evolution of Washington - Mistress of the White House, a Great but Onerous ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Mistress Of The White House. Continued
The president also gives a series of dinners, usually on Thursdays, to the members of the Supreme Court, for instance, the Diplomatic Corps, and the Judiciary.
-Etiquette For Girl's
The High-school Girl and her Manners - Love as an Ameliorator of Brusqueness - The Politeness of Looking One's Best - Continental Opinion of English Manners - ...
-Secrets Of Smart Dressing
Adjustment and Shape of the Collar - How High Shoulders may be Apparently Reduced in Height-altering the Slope of the Waist-line - The Correct Hang of a Skirt - ...
-Jewels
Precious Stones as Investments - The Artistic Value of the Less Costly Gems - The Various Settings Used in Modern Jewellery - The Opal, Its Varieties - ...
-Jewels. Continued
The Popularity of the Opal Superstition is apt to fade away in the strenuous life of the twentieth century, and our return to commonsense shows itself in the ...
-Dress - Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Twelfth Lesson A Simple Morning Shirt. Continued
Examiner in Dressmaking-tailoring.french Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework and Millinery of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South Wales ...
-Dress - Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Twelfth Lesson. The Making Of A Coat. Continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework and Millinery of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Artistic Table-Centres. No. I. The Beauty Of Gold And Silver Thread On Satin
The Table-centre an Important Adjunct to the Dinner-table - Ideas Adapted from Indian Embroidery - Delhi Work - Chinese Embroidery - A French Design Table- ...
-How To Make A Razor Case
A razor case made of tan-coloured linen is always a useful possession for a man. In order to get sufficient depth it will be necessary to buy half a yard of ...
-3. Crochet Stitches Worked In Wool
Cross-stitch with Rib - French Knot Stitch Cross-stitch with Rib Work a chain the length required. 1st row. - 1 double crochet into second chain from hook, ...
-Baby's Bonnet Girl's Cap In Wool Crochet
In previous articles on crochet stitches worked in wool a number of patterns have been described. The baby's bonnet and girl's linking cap are worked in double ...
-Macrame Wore
Continued front page 1125, Part 9 Treble-pointed Star (concluded) - Beaded Bar The centre of the star is now reached, so take the last leader of the first ...
-Artistic And Useful Pincushions
There is no more useful gift than a pincushion. That for the guest chamber should be well stocked with pins and sufficiently firm to hold the long hat-pins in ...
-Our Easter Menu
Ox-tail Soup - Roast Lamb - New Potatoes - Mint Sauce - Spaghetti and Ham Cutlets - Boiled Asparagus - Canary Puddings with Jam Sauce It is a wise plan to omit ...
-Roast Lamb
Lamb, unlike mutton, should not be hung for long, as its flavour deteriorates; and bear in mind it is young meat, therefore must be well cooked. Required: The ...
-2. The Gravy
Pour all the fat carefully out of the tin, keeping back all the brown particles; pour in the tin about a quarter of a pint of boiling water. Put the tin on the ...
-New Potatoes
Though English-grown new potatoes are probably very high in price, foreign ones are quite reasonable, and, when carefully boiled with a sprig of mint, are very ...
-Mint Sauce
Required: Two tablespoonfuls of finely chopped mint. Two tablespoonfuls of castor sugar. Quarter of a pint of good vinegar. A pinch of salt. Wash and dry the ...
-Spaghetti And Ham Cutlets
Required: Six ounces of spaghetti. Three ounces of chopped ham. Two eggs. Quarter of a pint of milk. One ounce of butter. Two teaspoonfuls of flour. One ...
-Boiled Asparagus
Required: One or more bundles of asparagus. Salt. Boiling water. A slice of toast. A little butter. A little lemon-juice. Trim and slightly scrape the pieces ...
-Canary Puddings
Required: Two eggs, and their weight in flour. Butter. Castor sugar. One teaspoonful of baking-powder. Two tablespoonfuls of milk. Jam sauce. (Sufficient for ...
-For The Jam Sauce
Two tablespoonfuls of jam. Two tablespoonfuls of boiling water and a little lemon-juice, or use wine in place of water. Put the jam, water, and lemon-juice in ...
-2. Stewed Rhubarb
Full directions for stewing rhubarb will be found on page 1136, Every Woman's Encyclopaedia.
-Welsh Rarebit
Required: Six ounces of Cheddar or any rich cheese. An ounce of butter. Half a gill of old ale, cream, or milk. One level teaspoonful of made mustard. Slices ...
-Hot Cross Buns
In towns most people probably prefer to purchase their stock of buns from a confectioner, but in country places it is usual to have them made at home, and if ...
-Easter Cakes
Required: Half a pound of flour. Quarter of a pound of butter Three ounces of castor sugar. Two ounces of currants. The yolks of two eggs and white of one. Put ...
-Passover Cakes
(A Jewish Recipe) Required: One pound of the best flour. Quarter of a teaspoonful of salt. Cream to mix the whole into a stiff paste. Sieve the flour and salt ...
-Cutlets
How to Cut, Prepare and Cook Them - How to Egg and Crumb Cutlets - Frying the Cutlet Chaudfroid of Cutlets - Mutton Cutlets a la Russe For a dish of cutlets ...
-For Fried Cutlets
Beat up an egg on a plate, season it with a little salt and pepper. Have some white crumbs ready in a sheet of paper. Hold a cutlet by the end of the bone and ...
-Chaudfroid Of Cutlets
Required: About one and a half pounds of best end neck of mutton. One pint of chaudfroid sauce. One carrot. One turnip. Two small onions. A little aspic jelly.
-Mutton Cutlets A La Russe
Required: About one and a half or two pounds of best end neck of mutton. Two carrots. One turnip. One onion. A bunch of parsley and herbs. Stock. Aspic jelly.
-Economy In The Kitchen - Some Ways Of Using Stale Bread
Steamed Marmalade Pudding - Babooty Curry-bread-and-jam Fritters - Croutons Stale bread is a never-ending source of trouble to the careful housekeeper, yet, ...
-Steamed Marmalade Pudding
Required: Half a pound of breadcrumbs. Quarter of a pound of beef suet. Two ounces of mixed peel. The rind and juice of one lemon. Six tablespoonfuls of ...
-Babooty Curry
Required: Half a pound of crumbs. Half a pound of any kind of cold meat. A small onion. A dessertspoonful of curry powder. An ounce of butter. A little ketchup ...
-Bread-And-Jam Fritters
Bread-and-butter left over is even more difficult than bread to utilise. Here is a good way: Required: Slices of bread-and-butter. Any stoneless jam. For the ...
-Croutons Of Bread
Cut slices of stale bread about a quarter of an inch thick, stamp into rounds or cut into dice as may be required. Fry a pretty golden brown in ordinary frying ...
-2. The Art Of Marketing
Venison, like mutton, should not be too young, or the flavour will not be fully developed. The lean should be finely grained and dark in colour. When the joint ...
-Hints On Choosing Fish
The following are applicable to all kinds: 1. Ihe eyes must be full and bright. 2. The gills a bright, clear red. 3. The body stiff. 4. The flesh firm and ...
-Woman's Who's Who - H.R.H. The Princess Royal (Duchess Of Fife)
The third child of the late King Edward, the Princess Royal was born in 1867, and married the Duke of Fife twenty-two years later. Her great dislike to ...
-Mrs. Winston Churchill
No engagement and marriage of 1908 created so much interest as that of Mr. Winston Churchill to Miss Clementine Hozier, daughter of the late Sir Henry Hozier, ...
-Mrs. Philip Snowden
The wife of the Socialist member for Blackburn is almost as capable a politician as her clever husband. Indeed, she has often acted as Mr. Snowden's substitute ...
-Miss Zena Dare (The Hon. Mrs. Maurice Baliol Brett)
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Dones have good reason to feel proud of the theatrical success of their two daughters, Phyllis and Zena Dare. The latter, who has recently ...
-Olive Schreiner (Mrs. Cronwright-Schreiner)
Thirty years ago a young woman of twenty came to England from South Africa with a manuscript, and went to George Meredith for his advice regarding it. The ...
-Miss Laurence Alma-Tadema
Poetess, novelist, dramatist, and lecturer, Miss Laurence Alma-tadema, the eldest daughter of the famous Royal Academician, has achieved considerable ...
-Mrs. Whitelaw Reid
A t Dorchester House, Park Lane, Mrs. White-law Reid, wife of the American Ambassador, has established a reputation as one of the most brilliant hostesses in ...
-Queens Of The world no. 7. Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
The Birth of Princess Juliana - Queen Wiihelmina's Childhood - The Story of Her Marriage-malicious Rumours History repeated itself during the period of ...
-2. Dog Law
Trespassing Dogs - Straying or Lost Dogs - Quarantine of Dogs - Cruelty towards Dogs Vivisection Distress Damage Feasant Trespassing animals may be seized and ...
-2. Law - Law And Money Matters. Fire Insurance
Days Of Grace At the end of the term a period of fifteen days is generally allowed for payment of the renewal premium, and if a loss is incurred within these ...
-2. True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No 10. King George IV. And Mrs. Fitzherbert
The joyful days at Brighton were merely an idle summer solace. George's happiness and moral reformation, gratifying though they may have been, did not serve to ...
-True Love-Stories. King George IV. And Mrs. Fitzherbert. Part 2
For what, therefore, could Mrs. Fitzherbert hope? Her position was untenable, and at last she realised the truth. In consequence of his recent extravagances, ...
-True Love-Stories. King George IV. And Mrs. Fitzherbert. Part 3
Love could be crowned only at the King's pleasure. Nevertheless, on the morning of the coronation, the Queen, undaunted, drove in state to Westminster Abbey.
-True Love-Stories. King George IV. And Mrs. Fitzherbert. Part 4
Unable, and, indeed, unwilling, to believe that George was capable of laying so treacherous a trap as this for her, she went in person to Carlton House and ...
-Love - English Love Songs
Love Poems and Love Songs - The Difference Between Them - The Decadence of the Modern Love Song - Some Beautiful Love Songs There is all the difference in the ...
-Barbara Ellen
In Scotland I was born and bred, In Scotland is my dwelling; A young man on his deathbed lay For the love of Barb'ra Ellen. She went to his bedside, and said: ...
-Phillada Flouts Me
Oh, what a plague is love! How shall I bear it? She will inconstant prove, I greatly fear it. She so torments my mind That my strength faileth, And wavers with ...
-The Language Of Flowers. A
American Elm - Patriotism. American Linden - Matrimony. American Starwort - Joy in old age. Amethyst Flower - Admiration. Anemone (Field) - Sickness. This ...
-Our Fellow-Women In Foreign Lands. No. 3. The Educational Work Of The Church Of England. Zenana Missionary Society
Patroness: H.r.h. The Duchess of Connaught. President: The Hon. Lady Peek. Chairman: Sir W. Mackworth Young, K.c.s.i. Office: Lonsdale Chambers, 27, Chancery ...
-The Art Of Drawing And Painting. No 5. Painting
Tinted Drawing a Primitive Form of Painting - Difference between Drawing and Painting - How to Learn the Comparative Values of Tones - Some Old Masters and ...
-The Training Of A Singer. Breathing And Physical Exercises
Professor 0/ Singing at the Royal College 0/ Music, Examiner for the Associated Board 0/ the Royal College of Music and Royal Academy 0/Music An Axiom of the ...
-April Work In The Garden
The Flower Garden - The Conservatory - Greenhouses - The Stove - Vegetable Garden - Forced Vegetables - Fruit Garden - Fruit Under Glass April is the month of ...
-2. Small Holdings For Women
In laying out a market garden it is necessary to sink one's aesthetic and artistic tendencies in favour of a strictly commercial propensity. From a woman's ...
-2. Golf
Pulling and Slicing - Bunker Play - The Golfing Temperament, and How it Wins - Etiquette In the majority of games there is a certain point of excellence after ...
-2. Golf. Continued
Second, that since golf is not a game to determine who can hit the ball farthest, but who can get it into the hole in the fewest strokes, it is no good to ...
-Illumination Work
An Ancient Art Revived - How to Apply it to Modern Decorative Use - Materials Required - How to Make an Illuminated Book-cover - Some Objects Suitable for ...
-Crazy China
New China from Old - A Novel and Easily Acquired Art - The Simple Outfit Necessary-directions for Making Crazy China It is not everyone who knows how to make ...
-2. 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 ...
-Pets - The Peruvian Cavy
Exhibition - Where to Obtain Good Specimens The native home of the guinea-pig was not Guinea, and the little creature certainly bears no resemblance to a pig.
-Needlework. Canvas Embroidery
Author of A History of Hand-made Lace etc. Ideas From Old Samplers - Scandinavian Peasant Work - Canvas Embroidery on Plain Material, How it can be Done - The ...
-Artistic Table-centres. No. 2. Embroidery And Painting On Muslin Or Gauze
By Edith Nepean The Influence of Colour-nature's Colourings are the Ideal-raised Roses of Shaded Ribbon-muslin and Gauze are Effective when Embroidered or ...
-Lace Collars
The Vogue of the Lace Collar - Distinctive and Charming Collars Fashioned from Old Handkerchiefs - Some Examples of Pretty Collars The popularity of the lace ...
-Fireplace Screens
The Japanese Screen - Inexpensive Tapestry Screens - Polished Wood Screens - The Cheval Screen - The Popularity of Oxidised Silver - An Original Idea - Jars of ...
-Table Standard Lamps
New Oil Lamps-the Combination Standard and Bracket Electric Lamp-hand-made Copper Lamps-Cloisonne Glass Shades-pottery Lamps Like everything else in the house, ...
-The Preservation Of Cut Flowers
When and How to Gather Flowers - Receptacles Suitable for Various Flowers - Floral Aids to Arranging Flowers - Flowers that Injure Other Flowers - Daffodil ...
-The Romance Of Old China Real Lowestoft Porcelain
Author of How to Identify Old China and How to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain The Origin of Lowestoft Porcelain - Romantic Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor - ...
-The Romance Of Old China Real Lowestoft Porcelain. Continued
The blue will frequently be found to have run. It is generally a fine deep cobalt, but upon a few somewhat rare specimens a pale shade was used. The cabbagc- ...
-The Ironing And Starching Of A Lady's Shirt
A Lady's Print Shirt. After washing, this should be put through thin hot-water starch before it is hung up to dry. This will give a slight stiffness to the ...
-Washing Muslins And Prints
White and Coloured Muslins. Muslin requires some care in washing, and especially coloured muslins if they are being washed for the first time. First soak the ...
-Beautiful Women In History. The Lovely Duchess Of Rutland
It is a sad fact that every beauty is not a wit of the first order, nor a heroine of the most starling character. Helen of Troy, we are told, was Lovelier than ...
-Physical Culture For Women
The Importance of the Spine - Flat and Round Back - How to Stand Correctly - Spinal Exercises - How to Sit - Exercises in Correct Breathing Until the art of ...
-Physical Culture For Women. Part 2
Follow this exercise with its opposite movements. Inhale on raising the arms slowly, so as to place fingers at the back of the neck, letting the middle fingers ...
-Physical Culture For Women. Part 3
The correct position to assume to cure a round back. Place first the back of one hand then the other against the spine, between the shoulders. Place as high ...
-3. Types Of Beautiful Children
Master Robert Abercromby, younger son of Lady Northbrook by her first husband. Sir Robert Abercromby of Forglen Master Robert Abercromby, younger son of Lady ...
-How To Arrange A Bubble-Blowing Party
A Novel and Amusing Party for Children of Widely Varying Ages-the Necessary Outfit-blowing a Bubble Inside a Bubble-a Bubble Tournament A bubble-blowing party ...
-2. The Home Kindergarten
The Well-balanced Body and the Well-balanced Mind-children Must be Taught to Play Spontaneously - But Not to Regard Play as the Sole Aim of Life - The Value of ...
-3. The Home Kindergarten
Drill will be found more attractive by small children if performed to music and with a ribbon or article decked with ribbon A ribbon-decked wand used in arm ...
-10. Girls' Christian Names
Jacintha (Greek) - Purple. The origin is the same as Hyacinthe. Jacinthe - French variant. Jacinta - Spanish form. Jacobina (Hebrew) - Supplanter. This name, ...
-Posts With The Metropoilitan Water Board
Author of Every Way of Earning a Living, Our Sons and Daughters, etc. Qualifications Required - Age Limit - Salary - How to Apply for a Post - Provident Fund ...
-The Early Days Of Business Life
The Strangeness of Office Life to the Beginner - Consideration Given to a Newcomer - How Older Members of the Staff may Help - The Importance of Apportioning ...
-How To Earn A Living By Sewing
Quite a Good Opening for Girls Willing to Go Out as Mothers' Helps-such Work Better Than, and as Profitable as, Work Done at Home-possible Earnings It is ...
-Poultry Farming For Women
The Double-run System-portable Houses-fencing-fowls on Orchard Land-precautions in Buying Houses, Sheds, and Fittings If poultry farming is to be carried on ...
-The Bride In Her New Home
The First At Home - A Graceful Recognition of Wedding - present Generosity - Preparing for the Guests - What to Wear - How to Play the Hostess Successfully It ...
-Where English Wives Are, Wanted Canada
Canada's Need for Women-the Woman British women are wanted in Canada in their thousands. Agnes Laut, a recognised authority, says: The need for domestic help ...
-3. Marriage Vows In Various Creeds
The Nonconformist Marriage Serv ice - Rules that Prevail in the Wesleyan Church - Variations in the Form Used by the Free Church and among the Baptists - High ...
-4. Marriage Customs In Many Lands
Zulu Marriages - A Bride Who Fetches the Bridegroom - The Price of a Zulu Bride - Her Wedding Finery - A Wife Who Must Run Away if Possible There is much ...
-English Wedding-Rings
Engraved Rings-wedding-rings Set with Precious Stones-a Queen's Wedding-ring-wedding-rings Worn on the Thumb-poesy Rings Come very interesting side-lights are ...
-Health And The Open Air
Value of Fresh Air as a Preventive of Dis ease - Open Windows Beneficial - 1lls that an Open-air Life can Cure - How Town-dwellers can Live in the Open Air It ...
-4. Home Nursing
A Series of Articles on What the Amateur Nurse Should Know Lilting the Patient - Bed-rests, and How to Arrange Them - An Improvised Cradle for a Painful Limb - ...
-4. Home Nursing. Continued
Fig. 2. For lifting a patient with a broken leg, a third person. Fig. 3. To remove a patient from one bed to another, twist the undersheet the roll at ...
-Health And Hygiene, In The Nursery. The Gospel Of Mastication
The Thorough Mastication of Food Must be Taught-the Best Method of Inducing Children to Chew their Food-dyspepsia in After Life can be Avoided if Mastication ...
-Common Ailments And Their Treatment. Headache (Sick Headache Proper and Migraine)
There is no doubt that mental and physical fatigue, or any digestive disturbance, are conditions liable to bring on an attack. In some cases the headache ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Queen's Private Secretary And Companion
An Unofficial but Onerous and Responsible Post - Qualities Essential for the Position - A Queen's Right Hand - How Miss Knollys Gained Her Post - Her Duties ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Queen's Private Secretary And Companion. Continued
Not the least troublesome of Queen Mary's tasks, for instance, is the settling of social questions raised by society ladies. Jealous of any precedent or ...
-Etiquette For Girls. Her First Dinner-party
Dinner a Formal Meal - The Etiquette of Arrival - Of the Dinner-table A girl often anticipates her first dinner-party with a sinking of the heart that is ...
-The Hostess No. 8. Five O'Clock Tea
How to Serve a Dainty Tea-the Question of Lighting the Drawing-room-the Flowersnapery-how to Brew the Tea-cakes and Fruits There are several hostesses who are ...
-4. Beautiful Women In The Social World
From a painting by Ellis Roberts Her Grace The Duchess Of Portland Before her marriage, in 1889. the Duchess was the beautiful and popular Miss Winifred Dallas- ...
-On Jewels No. 4. The Diamond
Why the Diamond is the First Among Precious Stones - Where Diamonds are Found - Famous Diamonds and Their Owners - The Colours of Diamonds - Black Diamonds - ...
-On Jewels No. 4. The Diamond. Continued
The range of colour in diamonds is rather extensive. They occur in various tints, which include green. black, blue, red, pink, and yellow. Black diamonds hail ...
-Practical Millinery. The Making Of A Wire Shape
How to Make a Pattern-the Measurements Necessary-materials Required-diagrams For making shapes, spartra is most commonly used for winter wear, while for the ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring. The Making Of A Coat. Concluded
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needlework and Millinery, of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Thirteenth Lesson. The Making Of A Coat. Concluded. Continued
N.B.-This linen thread and where it can be obtained is mentioned on page 74, in Vol. 1, under the heading, Materials Required for Tailoring. Thread the second ...
-Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Thirteenth Lesson. A Simple Morning Shirt. Concluded
How to Cut and Make a Narrow Neckband-arranging a Runner at the Waist-invisible Fastening to a Shirt A shirt with a narrow neckband, detach-able collar, and ...
-The Management Of Gas Stoves
Advantages of Cooking with a Gas Stove-some Disadvantages-how Gas is often Wasted-points to Remember-on the Choice of a Stove-how to Clean a Gas Cooker-placing ...
-Economy In The Kitchen. Six Recipes For Utilising Cold Mutton
How to Re-roast a Leg of Mutton-mutton Cake-mutton Hashed en Casserole-rissolescurry Croquettes-scalloped Mutton Cold mutton, like stale bread, is one of the ...
-A Re-Roasted Leg Of Mutton
When only a few slices have been cut from a leg of mutton it can easily be re-roasted, and by filling in the cavity with potato, the cut surface of the meat is ...
-Mutton Cake
Required: About one pound of cold cooked mutton. Three hard-boiled eggs. Quarter of a pound of bacon. One tablespoonful of chopped parsley. A little lemon- ...
-Mutton Hashed En Casserole
Required: About a pound of cold mutton. Quarter of a pint of carrot cut in balls. Quarter of a pint of potatoes cut in balls. Two ounces of butter. One ounce ...
-Rissoles Of Mutton
Required: Half a pound of cold mutton. Four ounces of ham or bacon. A little thick sauce. Half a pound of pastry. One egg. Breadcrumbs. Salt and pepper. One ...
-Curry Croquettes
This is an excellent way of utilising the remains of curried mutton, or of cold roast mutton. Required: Half a pound of cold mutton. Quarter of a pound of rice.
-Scalloped Mutton
Required: One pound of cooked mutton without bone. Four ounces of fresh breadcrumbs. Three ounces of cooked macaroni. One teacupful of thick tomato sauce Four ...
-Asparagus Puree
Required: One and a half pounds of asparagus. One onion and leek. A bunch of parsley and herbs. Two ounces of butter. Two yolks of eggs. A little lemon-juice.
-Brittany Soup
Required: Two pounds of potatoes. One pound of leeks. Three ounces of butter or good dripping. One quart of water. One pint of milk. Half a pint of mushrooms.
-Barley Cream Soup
Required: One quart of good white stock. Two ounces of pearl barley. The yolks of three eggs. One ounce of butter. One ounce of flour. Half a pint of cream, or ...
-Crecy Soup
Required: Six large carrots. Two onions. Three sticks of celery. Two ounces of dripping. Three ounces of ham or bacon. Three pints of stock. Salt, pepper, and ...
-Beetroot Soup
Required: One large cooked beetroot. One quart of stock. Half a gill of cream or milk. One ounce of flour. One ounce of butter. One shallot or onion. Three ...
-St. Germain Soup
Required: Half a pound of dried green peas. About two ounces of spinach. One ounce of butter or good beef dripping. Two tablespoonfuls of cream. One quart of ...
-Carrot And Lentil Soup
Required: Three pints of milk-and-water. Half a pint of red lentils. Half a pound of carrot. One lettuce. One leek. Two ounces of butter or good dripping. Salt ...
-Mousse De Jambon (Ham Mousse)
Required: Half a pound of lean cooked ham. Half a pint of Espagnole sauce. One and a half gills of cream. One gill of melted aspic. Half an ounce of leaf ...
-Chaudfroid Of Quails
Required: Four quails. Half a pint of good brown stock. A small piece of carrot and turnip. One small onion. One glass of sherry. Mousse of Ham Aspic jelly.
-Fillets Of Beef A La Pompadour
Required: About two pounds of fillet of beet. Four ounces of butter. One ounce of glaze. One tablespoonful of chopped parsley. A slice of tomato for each ...
-Stewed Kidneys
Required: Four sheep's kidneys. One ounce of butter. Two slices of streaky bacon. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped onion. Two large mushrooms. Two teaspoonfuls of ...
-Chicken A La Poulette
Required: About half a pound of cooked chicken. One ounce of flour. One ounce of butter. Three-quarters of a pint of milk, or milk-and-water, or white stock.
-Cutlets Of Veal And Ham A La Romaine
Required: Half a pound of cooked veal. Quarter of a pound of cooked ham. One ounce of butter. One ounce of flour. One gill of milk. One gill of veal stock made ...
-Cutlets En Papillotes
Required: Four neck chops. Two slices of cooked ham to each cutlet. Salt and pepper. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. (Sufficient for four.) Trim off all ...
-Mutton Fillets And Tomatoes
Required: Slices of cooked leg of mutton. One egg. One tablespoonful each of salad oil and chutney. Two tomatoes. Breadcrumbs. Salt and pepper. (Sufficient for ...
-The Art Of Marketing. Buying Poultry, Game
Points to be Noticed When Buying Poultry-game-how to Distinguish Young Birds from Old-Vegetables should Be as Fresh as Possible-root and Other Vegetables-hints ...
-H.R.H. The Duchess Of Connaught
Being the daughter of a soldier-the late Prince Frederick Charles of Prussia, who greatly distinguished himself during the Franco-prussian War - great ...
-Princess Clementine Of Belgium
On November 14, 1910, Princess Clementine of Belgium, the youngest daughter of the late King Leopold of Belgium, was married to Prince Victor Napoleon, grand- ...
-Madame Maeterlinck
The wife of the famous Belgian author and 1 dramatist has been of great assistance to her husband in his stage work, for, as Georgette Leblanc, she has earned ...
-World Mrs. Birrell nee Miss Eleanor Locker
Mrs. Birrell nee Miss Eleanor Locker, Mrs. Birrell, through her mother, Lady Charlotte Locker, is a cousin of Lord Elgin. She was also a niece of Queen ...
-Mrs. T. P. O'Connor
Clever, charming, and vivacious, the wife of the brilliant journalist and politician was, curiously enough, working as a society reporter in New York at the ...
-Mrs. Brown Potter
In 1909 it was announced that Mrs. Brown Potter had definitely decided to retire from the stage after over a quarter of a century of theatrical work. Born in ...
-Mrs. Bullock Workman
Rightly described as Queen of Mountaineers, Mrs. Bullock Workman has accomplished some amazing travelling and climbing feats. North Africa, Palestine, Asia ...
-Queens of the World. No. 7. Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Queen Wilhelmina was twenty-one when she married Prince Henry on February 7, 1901. Three years previously she had been formally enthroned in the Nieuwe Kerk, ...
-Queens of the World. No. 7. Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands. Continued
Where crags the ancient forest crown, Where mountain streams dance wild adown, And countless blossoms spread, And odours sweet are shed, There lies the land, ...
-Heroines Of History. No. 2. Lady Godiva
A Noble Extortioner of Feudal Days-a Cruel Test of Sincerity-shame Vanquished by Pitypeeping Tom in the Pillory of Time Twenty-three years before the advent of ...
-Fire And Burglary Insurance
The Rebuilding of Premises Destroyed or Injured by Fire - Indemnity, not Profit, the Object of Insurance Policies - Salvage Insurance Against Burglary ...
-3. The Law And The Servant
Larceny Owing to the extreme severity of punish-ment for crimes in the days of old, the narrowest interpretations were given to penal statutes as to offences ...
-3. Child Law
The Treatment of Juvenile Offenders - The Borstal System - The Children of Drunken Parentsthe Evidence of Sick Children Under the Prevention of Crime Act, ...
-3. Love Scenes In Pictures
Trust By Dr. Habberton Sulham Art and Illustration Reproduction Co,
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No. 11. Robert Burns
I nto the thirty-seven years of his life Burns managed to crowd as much contrast and emotion as would have lasted any- two ordinary men for their allotted ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People. No. 11. Robert Burns. Continued
Be that as it may, the young farmer was looked on askance in Mauchline. . Jean was forbidden by her deeply scandalised father ever to see young Burns again; no, ...
-The Language Of Flowers
Asphodel-(Day or Lent Lily)- My regrets follow you to the grave. This plant is a native of Sicily, and was used by the ancients for funeral purposes, and ...
-2. Love - Lovers' Superstitions
A Russian Superstition - Divination by Means of Melted Lead - A Charm with Pips - The Dumb Cake - St. Valentine's Day The passion for prying into futurity, ...
-Miss Daniell's Soldiers' Homes
A Great Work Undertaken by a Woman - The First Mission in What Was Once Called The Devil's Stronghold n - Temperance Work - Libraries - Savings Banks - School ...
-Parish Work For Women
How to Help Poor Mothers-a Maternity Society-list of Articles for a Maternity Bag subscriptions-the Management of the Club Mo more valuable form of assistance ...
-The Lambeth School Of Art
A Training School of Well-known Artists-the Ideal of the School Staff-its Curriculum and Fees-scholarships and Prizes Offered by the School and Open to Its ...
-The Lambeth School Of Art. Continued
Students who so desire are prepared for the examinations of the Board of Education, the scholarships of the London County Council, the British Institution ...
-Famous Books By Women " Lady Audley's Secret "
When Lady Audley's Secret was published in 1862, it created an enormous sensation. It was a new thing in fiction. The sensational society novel with which now ...
-3. Small Holdings For Women
Author of The Farmers' Friend The Family Gardener etc. The Appliances of a Small Holding-sheds and Storage Places-cost of Manure-artificial Manures-The ...
-3. Small Holdings For Women. Continued
As for artificial manures, usually supplied in the form of non-odorous powders, they are principally used by market gardeners as stimulants to growing crops. A ...
-The Garden - How To Grow Violas And Pansies
Pansies and Violas from Seed and Cuttings-culture Out of Doors-colour Schemes for Bedding' out-greenhouse Cultivation Pansies And Violas Froms Eedp0 In order ...
-3. Golf
History and Growth of Golf as a Game for Women - Lady Open Champions - The Ladies' Golf Union and Its Work - Some Famous Links - Rules of the Game The earliest ...
-12. Recreations
Nowadays there is scarcely a town or village in the British Isles without its golf links, so indispensable an adjunct to popularity, and an inquiry addressed ...
-Recreations - The Art Of Alstona Painting
An Art Easily Acquired by Those Who Cannot Draw-the Requisite Materials and Tools-how to Prepare the Photograph-painting the Picture-some Useful Hints In ...
-Smoke Persians
Author of The Book of the Cat and Cats for Pleasure and Profit A New Variety of Persian-what Constitutes a Good Specimen-how the Variety is Obtainedthe ...
-The Care Of The Boo
Breeder and Exhibitor
-The Adult Dog
How to Feed an Adult Dog-where a Dog should Sleep-how to Groom, Wash, and Exercise a Dog-A Word of Warning by Kennel Club rules a puppy attains to the dignity ...
-The Adult Dog. Continued
Grooming Just as a beautiful woman fails to attract if she is not also the perfection of daintiness and finish, so an ill-groomed dog will yield at a show to ...
-The Week-End Cottage
Choice of Suitable Locality - The Charming Effects of Simple Furniture - A Furnishing Scheme for a Small Cottage - The Arrangement and Decoration of its Rooms ...
-Floor Standard Lamps And Their Shades
Popularity of Floor Standard Lamps-oxidised Silver and Oxidised Copper Designs-a New Reading Standard Lamp-the Favourite Empire Shade-opal Glass Shades The ...
-Old Derby Porcelain
A Quaint Diary-the Duesburys and their work-characteristics of Derby Porcelain-the Bloor Period-patterns and Potters-marks found on Derby Porcelain The exact ...
-Old Derby Porcelain. Continued
Derby teapot-stand and covered sugar-bowl decorated in gold; also a coffee-mug with band of apple green and gold. This porcelain bears the puce mark are ...
-Womans Home Table Decorations For May
The Wealth of Flowers Available-yellow Laburnum and White Lilac-mauve Lilac Arranged for a Luncheon Table-the Dainty Effect of Aquilegias and Gypsophila- ...
-Beautiful Women In History. " Perdita " (Mrs. Robinson)
One wild night in November, in the year 1758, in a wonderful old house adjoining Bristol Cathedral, when the wind whistled round the dark pinnacles of the ...
-Beauty Culture For. Women. The Ear Beautiful
The Character of Ears - The Ideal Ear - The Toilet of the Ear - How to Conceal Slight Deafness -How to Avoid Deafness The beauty of the ear is, considering the ...
-History Of The Curl
How a Charming Fashion Originated-fashion of Wearing the Cap-coiffures in the Reign of Queen Anne-the Cow-horn Curl-anne Oldfield The ladies of fashion at the ...
-3. Perfumes Their Use And Abuse
It was not until the reign of Elizabeth that scent was used to any extent in England. In the reign of Charles II. scents were promoted to quite a position of ...
-Children. Dancing. The American Two-step
Principal of The Physical Training College, South Kensington The Origin of the Two-step - Some Characteristics - The Correct Step - A Few Variations The Two- ...
-Children. Dancing. The American Two-step. Continued
Two-step music is written either in three-four time, with two beats in each bar, or in six-eight time, in which case the two beats occur on one and four, each ...
-A Children'.S Paradise
Springtime in Paris-the Paris Punch and His Entertainment-how French Children Playthe Bird Charmer of the Tuileries-at the Paris Zoo Paris is in springtime a ...
-4. The Home Kindergarten
Nature Study-the Children's Garden-healthy Exercise-what Gardening Teaches a Child It is surprising how many interpretations can be given of the word knowledge.
-11. Girls' Christian Names
Katharine (Greek) - Pure or unspotted. Like Margaret, this beautiful name is a jewel-name, being derived from the Greek katharos (crystal), the symbol of ...
-Women As Government And Municipal Inspectors
Work for Which Women are Better Qualified than Men - Qualifications Required - Training -Salaries - Factory Inspectors - Sanitary Inspectors - Inspectors under ...
-How Business Girls May Co-Operate
The Advantages of Co-operation - The Formation of a Book or Magazine Club - How to Form a Concert Circle - Swimming Clubs for Business Girls - The Country ...
-2. Poultry Farming For Women
Editor of The Encyclopaedia of Poultry, etc. Best General-purpose Breeds to Select - When to Stock the Farm and Start Hatching - Value of Egg-producing Strains ...
-Married Happiness
The Real Problem of Marriage - The Question of Obedience - Love, the Great Educator - A Perfect Mutual Understanding You have been in love with me all through ...
-Marriage Customs In Many Lands. Persian Weddings
The Professional Matchmaker and Her Duties - A Leisurely Wooing - The Ritual of a Persian Marriage - A Coy Bride Some Quaint Wedding Customs A Persian bride ...
-Marriage in Malay
Getting up housekeeping is not a very costly business in Malay. The husband, often a boy in his early teens, has to provide a hut, a cooking-pot, and other ...
-Foreign Wedding Rings
Origin of the Wedding Ring-the Key-ring of Ancient Rome-the Paradise Ring-the Iron Ring of Dresden-peasant Rings of the Continent Although the story of the ...
-Where Engilish Wives Are Wanted Rhodesia
Women of Education and Refinement Needed - Servants Not Wanted in Rhodesia - The New Era - Advice to Women Emigrants - Branch of Young Women's Christian ...
-Nerves
How Nervous Ailments Begin - Causes of. Nerves - The Diet Cure-habit of Nerves Despondency - Tension - Rest Cures In the good old days doctors, whose ...
-Nerves. Continued
Symptoms of Nerves And now that we have dealt with the causes of nerves, what about their symptoms? We have already said that worry, irritability, temper, ...
-Home Nursing Sick-Room Diet
A Series of Articles on What the Amateur Nurse Should Know Cooking an Important Branch of Sick Nursing-why Food is Necessary in Illness-facts Regarding Food ...
-Medical Home Nursing - Preparing The Patient's Food
Milk can be kept cool and sweet by wrapping the jug that contains it in a towel, and placing it in a basin of cold water To make beef tea, mince the beef ...
-Health And Hygiene, In The Nursery. Some Nursery Foods Fruits And Nuts
The Diet of Primitive Man-the Value of Fruit as an Article of Diet-antiseptic Properties of Certain Fruits-fruit in the Nursery-nuts-the Ideal Breakfast for ...
-8. Common Ailments And Their Treatment
Continued front page I592, Part 13 Herpes, or Shingles, is a fairly common eruption of the skin, which appears sometimes round the mouth or on one side of the ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Wife Of The President Of The French Republic
The Debt Owed by Recent Presidents to Their Wives - A State Ball at the Elysee Palace - The Household Management of the Palace - The Presidential Salary - Some ...
-The Wife Of The President Of The French Republic. Continued
The President's Salary Mention of the President's salary reminds the writer that by some curious custom, dating, no doubt, from the days of the old regime, ...
-Lady Of Quality - The Hostess. No. 9. The Tea-Party
How and When to Make Introductions - The Etiquette Observed in Effecting Introductions Formal and Informal Tea'parties Introductions are not always made at tea- ...
-Etiquette For Girls Her First Dinner-Party
The Use of the Table Napkin - The Torments of Shyness - The Etiquette of Using Forks and Spoons - The Finger-bowl after Dinner Mo sound of spoon or knife or ...
-Smart Dressing And Health
Unhygienic Floppiness -Corsets a Necessity-the Right and Wrong Kinds-how the Fashions Have Changed for the Better-the Effect of Corsets on the Brain and ...
-Practical Millinery. The Making Of A Wire Shape. Continued
The Importance of the Edge Wire-crowns of Different Varieties-methods of Altering the Shape of the Hat by Manipulation of the Edge Wire In the last lesson the ...
-Diagrams That Will Simplify The Making Of A Wire Shape
Fig. I. The edge wire fitted flatly and fixed in position Fig. 2. For a shape rolled off the face the edge wire must be drawn in Fig. 3. Showing the process of ...
-On Jewels No. 5. Sapphires And Turquoises
The Universal Love of Blue-the Sapphire, its Nature, and where Found-owners of Famous Sapphires-frauds Practised in Selling Sapphires-the Turquoise, its ...
-On Jewels No. 5. Sapphires And Turquoises. Continued
The ancients seldom used the sapphire as an ornament on account of the difficulty of cutting so hard a substance. But, in spite of its extreme hardness, the ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Mode/ling; Plain Needlework and Millinery, of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Fourteenth Lesson. Double-Breasted Coat And Skirt
Materials Required-Drafting The Skirt The little tailor-made costume designed for Every Woman's Encyclopaedia (see finished sketch) would look smart made in ...
-2. Practical Lessons In Dressmaking
Length of Material Required-lining-measurements to be Taken-cutting Out the Wrap from the Bodice Pattern-turnings to be Allowed The wrap illustrated in the ...
-Russian Embroidery
The Ancient Art of Embroidery in Russia-its Popularity With the Peasant-the Staff of Embroiderers in a Large Household-adapting Russian Embroidery to English ...
-Satin Bracelets And Cameos
A Use for Old-fashioned Cameos-the History of the Art of Cameo-cutting-how to Make Cameo and Satin Bracelets, Throat-bands and Hair-bandeaux Quaintness and ...
-Five Useful Cushions
Honiton Braid of Linen Thread - Manlove's No. 60 Linen Thread - Paget Hook, 6 1/2 or 7 size Abbreviations; cji., chain; tr., treble; l. tr.. long treble; d. c.
-Antimacassar Braid Edging
Crochet Cotton of Medium Size and Steel Hook 1st row. 3 tr. into first loop of braid, 2 ch., miss 1 loop, * 3 tr. into next loop, 2 ch., 3 tr. into next loop, ...
-A Dinner For Unexpected Guests How To Quickly Alter And Enlarge A Menu
The housewife who does not live in a state of preparedness in these days of motorcars and aeroplanes is sure, sooner or later, to find herself in some awkward ...
-Revised Menu
Girton Soup. Easily prepared in half an hour. Whiting a I'horly. Will go further than the plainly boiled fish, and makes a daintier dish than item on original ...
-Girton Soup
Required: One pound of tomatoes. One pound of cooked potatoes. One onion. Two ounces of butter. One ounce of flour. Two and a half pints of stock or water and ...
-Whiting A L'Horly
(See page 251, Vol. I., Every Woman's Encyclopadia )
-Fricasseed Veal
Required: About two pounds of cooked veal. One and a half ounces of butter. One and a half ounces of flour. One and a half pints of milk and water mixed. One ...
-Fried Potatoes
(See page 773, Vol. 1, Every Woman's Encyclopedia )
-Cherry Pudding
Required: Three eggs and their weight in butter and castor sugar. Three ounces' of flour. One teaspoonful of baking-powder. The grated rind of one lemon. Three ...
-Sardine Toasts
Required: A finger-shaped piece of hot buttered toast and one sardine to each person. For four sardines use three yolks and one white of egg. Half an ounce of ...
-The Cooking Of Cheese
Value of Cheese as Food-easily Digested when Cooked-cassolettes de Fromage-to Make Green Butter -Cheese Tartlets-golden Buck-baked Cheese Souffle-petits ...
-Cassolettes De Fromage
Required: For the cassolette paste: Quarter of a pound of flour. One and a half ounces of butter. Half an egg. A little water. A pinch of salt. One teaspoonful ...
-To Make The Green Butter
Put the butter on a plate with half a teaspoonful of lemon-juice, a dust of cayenne, and the very finely chopped parsley. Work all these well together with a ...
-Cheese Tartlets
Required: Four tablespoonfuls of grated cheese. Three tablespoonfuls of white crumbs. Salt and cayenne. One egg and one extra yolk. Quarter of a pint of milk.
-Golden Buck
Required: Quarter of a pound of Cheddar cheese. Two eggs. Half an ounce of butter. Half a teaspoonful of Harvey or Worcester sauce. Half a teaspoonful of lemon- ...
-Baked Cheese Souffle
Required: Two and a half ounces of grated cheese. Half an ounce of flour. Half an ounce of butter. Two eggs and one extra yolk. Half a teaspoonful of made ...
-Petits Bateaux Au Fromage
Required: Scraps of any good pastry. Two ounces of Gruyere cheese One ounce of Parmesan cheese. Half a gill of aspic jelly. Half a gill of cream. One ounce of ...
-Cheese Parfait
Required: One and a half ounces of Gruyere cheese. One and a half ounces of Parmesan cheese. One and a half gills of cream. Two eggs and one extra yolk.
-Cheese Crab
Required: Stale cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. A little made mustard. A few drops of salad oil. Vinegar to mix the whole to a paste. Salad Mash the cheese ...
-General Remarks On Eggs
General Remarks-how to Ascertain if Eggs are Fresh-preservation of Eggs 1. Hens' eggs are mostly used for eating, but those of geese, turkeys, ducks, guinea- ...
-How To Boil Eggs
Put the eggs into a pan of boiling water, Let them boil for twenty seconds, then move the pan to the side of the fire, cover it, and leave for five minutes. At ...
-Buttered Eggs
Required: Two eggs. One ounce of butter. One tablespoonful of milk. A quarter of a teaspoonful of salt. A good dust of pepper. Buttered tcast Toast and butter ...
-Buttered Eggs With Oysters
Required: Three eggs. One dozen oysters. One ounce of butter. Slices of hot buttered toast. Salt and pepper. Melt the butter in a pan, and meanwhile beat the ...
-Buttered Eggs With Mushrooms
Required: A quarter of a pound of mushrooms. One yolk of egg. Milk. Salt and pepper to taste. For the buttered eggs: . Three eggs. One tablespoonful of milk.
-Stuffed Eggs With Caviare
Required: Four hard-boiled eggs. One ounce of butter. Cayenne. Eight thick slices of tomato. Russian caviare. Shell the eggs carefully, and cut them in halves ...
-Eggs En Cocottes
Required: Four eggs. Two tablespoonfuls of cream. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. A little butter. Salt and pepper. A little fireproof cup for each person.
-Scotch Eggs
Required: Three hard-boiled eggs. Half a pound of sausages. One raw egg. Breadcrumbs. Croutons of bread. Shell the eggs and put them into cold water for a few ...
-Devilled Eggs (No. 1)
Required: One egg for each person. For four eggs allow: One ounce of butter. Two tablespoonfuls of milk. Salt and cayenne. One and a half teaspoonfuls of made ...
-Devilled Eggs (No. 2)
Required: Three hard-boiled eggs. One tablespoonful of chutney. One teaspoonful of mustard. One teaspoonful of curry powder. Half an ounce of butter. Cayenne ...
-Curried Eggs
Required: Six hard-boiled eggs. Curry sauce as for Indian eggs (p- I736)-boil the eggs till hard (fifteen minutes), shell them, and put them into cold water ...
-How To Poach Eggs
Required: One or more eggs. Boiling water. A pinch of salt. A few drops of vinegar or lemon-juice. Have a small saucepan or frying-pan about one-third full of ...
-Poached Eggs With Spaghetti
Required: Half a pound of spaghetti. One ounce of butter. Scotch Eggs One gill of tomato sauce. Four poached eggs. A little finely chopped parsley. Break the ...
-Eggs With White Sauce
Required: Four eggs. Four rounds of buttered toast. Six large onions. Half a pint of white sauce. Half a pint of milk. Salt and pepper. A pinch of castor sugar.
-Boiled Eggs With Spaghetti
Required: A quarter of a pound of spaghetti. Four hard-boiled eggs. An ounce of grated cheese. An ounce of butter. Salt and pepper. About a gill of white sauce.
-Steamed Eggs
Required: Three eggs. Four teaspoonfuls of chopped ham, bacon, tongue, or chicken. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. One ounce or more of butter. Buttered ...
-Steamed Eggs And Tomatoes
Required: Four eggs. Two tomatoes. Four slices of bacon. Four pieces of buttered toast. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. One ounce of butter. Well butter ...
-Eggs With Parsley-And-Butter
Sauce Required: One egg for each person. For four eggs allow half a pint of parsley-and-butter sauce. Boil the eggs for fifteen minutes, and then cut them in ...
-Scrambled Eggs With Chicken
Required: Two ounces of cooked chicken cut in dice. One raw yolk of egg. One tablespoonful of milk or cream. Pepper and salt. For the scrambled eggs: Two eggs.
-Indian Eggs
Required: Six poached eggs on nicely fried slices of bread. For the sauce: One small onion. One ounce of butter or dripping. One tablespoonful of curry powder.
-Soup Recipes - Ox-Cheek Soup
Required: An ox cheek. Four slices of ham or lean bacon. Two ounces of butter or good dripping. Three carrots. One head of celery. One onion. A bunch of ...
-Sorrel Soup
Required: Half a pound of sorrel. Four ounces of butter. One ounce of cornflour. Three yolks of eggs. One gill of milk. Half a gill of cream. Three pints of ...
-Croutes Au Pot
Required: Two quarts of good brown stock. One medium-sized carrot and turnip. One leek. The heart of a small cabbage. One and a half ounces of butter. Two ...
-Woman's Who's Who. Lady Grove
A prominent advocate of woman suffrage, as well as a brilliant writer and world-wide traveller, Lady Grove describes herself as voteless and unrepresented. She ...
-Lady Constance Stewart-Richardson
A daughter of the late Earl of Cromartie and sister of the present Countess of Cromartie-who succeeded to the title on the death of her father, there being no ...
-H. R. H. Princess Alexander Of Teck
A daughter of the late Duke of Albany and a sister of the reigning Duke of Saxe-coburg, Princess Alexander of Teck married in 1904, when she was twenty-one ...
-Mrs. Patrick Campbell
The popular actress established her claim to be regarded as one of our leading emotional actresses in 1893, when she created the title part of Pinero's The ...
-Mrs. Maurice Hewlett
While Mr. Maurice Hewlett has been distinguishing himself, apart from his great success as a novelist, as a politician, his wife has fallen a victim to the ...
-Mrs. Asquith
A Protegee Of the late Mr. Gladstone, the wife of the Premier was reared in an atmosphere of Liberal politics. Her father, the late Sir Charles Tennant, was an ...
-Madame Du Gast
Madame Du Gast we can boast of some intrepid lady sports-women in this country, but none of them can point to such a record as that of Madame du Gast, whose ...
-Queens of the World. No. 8. The Queen of Roumania
Sometimes Carmen Sylva would sally forth in a mountaineering dress of green velvet, and feast her poet's soul amidst the wilds of Nature. And after the death ...
-Societies Which Help Women And Children. The Governesses' Benevolent Institution
The Objects of the Institution - Its Activities-its Annuitants, and How to Secure an Annuity-those who are Benefited by the Institution-how to Help the Work To ...
-Child Law. Children as Witnesses
Children as Witnesses - The Punishment of Children - Juvenile Smoking and Pledging - Sale of Gunpowder or Intoxicants to Children - Children in Court Evidence ...
-Law - Law And The Servant
Definition of a Nuisance-public and Private Nuisances-how to Proceed in Actions Against Nuisances-abatement of Nuisances-employers' Liability When Master Is ...
-Nuisances
It is not always easy to decide what is a nuisance from a legal point of view, and it is necessary in the first place to find to what class of nuisance the one ...
-Employers' Liability
Although at common law a master was not liable for injury sustained by his servant caused through the negligence of a fellow-servant, it was his duty to select ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People No. 12. Dean Swift
The true love-story of Jonathan Swift-it is a story difficult to tell and strange withal, for Swift was a weird, incomprehensible being. Like Sir William ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People No. 12. Dean Swift. Part 2
Varina's answer no man save Swift has seen. It would seem, however, that, unmoved by her lover's extraordinary appeal, still she hesitated, and that, in ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People No. 12. Dean Swift. Part 3
He was discreet even in his letters, and at this time he had much occasion for writing, for, now that he had embarked upon a great political career, he was ...
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People No. 12. Dean Swift. Part 4
But Vanessa remained undaunted. You once had a maxim, she replied, which was to act what was right, and not to mind what the world would say. I wish you would ...
-Our Fellow-Women In Foreign Lands No. 4. North India School Of Medicine For Christian Women
Office: Lonsdale Chambers, 27, Chancery Lane, W.c. The Objects of the School - A Hospital for Women - The Difficulties of Caste - India's One Hundred and Fifty ...
-North India School Of Medicine For Christian Women. Continued
The Lady Curzon fund has also given large financial aid for the training of dais. The trustees of the Arthington fund, realising the future of the work, have ...
-The Art Of Drawing And Painting. No. 6. On Landscape
The Cinderella of the Arts - The Neglect of Landscape Painting by the Early Masters - The First Painters of Landscape - The Influence of Constable - The Old ...
-The Training Of A Singer. Voice Placing And The Use Of Vowels
Professor of Singing at the Royal College of Music, Examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal College of Music ami the Royal Academy of Music Importance ...
-May Work In The Garden
The Flower Garden-planting and Sowing-climbing Plants and Roses-the Conservatory and Greenhouse-forcing Houses-the Vegetable Garden-fruit Garden Planting the ...
-The Garden - Small Holdings For. Women
Author of The Fanners' Friend The Family Gardener etc. Continued from page 1645, Part 13 Systematic Planning-the Objective of Skilful Cropping- Catch Crops-the ...
-A Pretty Spring Decoration
Another spring decoration is illustrated in which poet's narcissus and the first primroses are used to advantage. A tall, slender vase is placed in the centre ...
-Lawn Tennis
The Origin of Lawn Tennis-reasons for its Popularity-the Racket-how to Dress Suitably for Lawn Tennis-some Lady Champions The popularity of lawn tennis, from ...
-Recreations Batik Work
The Revival of an Ancient Art-the Necessary Outfit-how to Batik Textile Fabrics-the Application Of Batik Too Thers Ubstancesa2 The revival of the ancient art ...
-13. Recreations
A landscape design in several colours, batiked upon the lid of a whitewood box. Marqueterie stains are used for the colouring Reiman's School the pattern on ...
-I.Ecreations - The Art Of Alstona Painting
For the beginner, with little idea how to obtain the various delicate gradations of colour which she has chosen for her scheme, a list of the various shades ...
-Fancy Rabbits As Pets
Written and Illustrated by F. J. S. Chatterton Specialist Breeder and Judge of Poultry, Pigeons, and Cage Birds; Judge at the Grand International Show, Crystal ...
-Mow To Show A Dog
Breeder And Exhibitor Practical Advice to Exhibitors-sanction Shows-registration of Dogs-condition-ring Manners -How to Prepare a Dog for Exhibition In the ...
-Mow To Show A Dog. Continued
Where lawful trimming ends and unfair faking begins is, but should not be, a debateable point with many exhibitors. As regards colouring, though dyeing is, of ...
-My Lady's Dressing-Table And Its Accessories
A Queen Anne Table - The Return of the Muslin-covered Table - A Special Stool-toilet Sets of French Gold - Glass and Chinaware - Wemyss Pottery - ...
-The Grandfather Clock
Author.of How to Identify Old China and How to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain Peter Simple's Clock-origin of the Word Clock -Early Substitutes for Clocks-water- ...
-Longton Hall Porcelain
The Interest Attached to Longton Hall Pottery-the Life and Struggles of William Littler, its Originator-characteristics of Longton Hall Pottery-marks that may ...
-Longton Hall Porcelain. Continued
A very interesting little tea-poy may be seen in the Hanley Museum, the original label to which states This was given to Enoch Wood by William Fletcher in 1809.
-Comfort In Chairs
Capacious Chairs Necessary-good Upholstery Essential -The Ideal Reading Chair-inexpensive Chair for the Week-end Cottage-comfort in the Dining-room Chair-a ...
-2. Beautiful Women In History. "Perdita" (Mrs. Robinson)
We left Perdita at the happiest and most brilliant period of her chequered life, when she was at the height of her success on the stage, admired and courted by ...
-2. The Hair. Perfumes And Sachet Powders
The Antiquity of the Custom of Perfuming the Hair-different Methods of Applying Perfumesantiseptic Properties of the Ingredients-eau-de-portugal-modern Recipes ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. Simple Make-Up
To say that the beautiful is true and the true is the beautiful may be to repeat a truism, but were we to act up to it we should become a more artistic people ...
-The Secrets Of The American Beauty
How to Rest-a Physician's Advice- Salt-cellars -The Preservation of the Teeth-the Beneficial Effects of Massage to the Hair-a Well-kept Hand As nothing is so ...
-Beautiful Women In Society
Lady Beatrice Pretyman, daughter of the fourth Earl of Bradford and wife of Captain Ernest Pretyman, the well-known Unionist M.p. for Chelmsford. Like her ...
-How To Arrange A Children's - Obstacle Race
The Double Ladder - Going Through the Tunnel - Climbing the Table - The High Jump Running the Ladder - The Tape Tangle - Double Hoops - Climbing the White Wall ...
-Garden Obstacles
3. Climbing the Table. The table is placed as an obstacle, over which each competitor must climb. 4. The High Jump. This consists of two garden chairs placed ...
-Dancing. A Child's Lesson On The American Boston
Principal of The Physical Training College, South Kensington Something About the Origin, Characteristics, and Form of the Boston-reasons Why it Has Changed so ...
-12. Girls Christian Names
Leah (Hebrew)- Wearied. This was the name of Laban's eldest daughter, who was given to Jacob for wife instead of Rachel after he had served seven years for the ...
-Health Lecturing As A Profession For Women
Increasing Demand for Health Lecturers - Cost of Training - Openings Available when Trained - Salaries Obtainable - A Lecturer's Busy Week When women first ...
-1ndexing
Prospects Offered to Trained Indexers-training an Essential to Success-where to Train Openings Available-Remuneration Obtainable Indexing is a profession ...
-2. The Early Days Of Business Life
The Use of the Post Office Savings Bank-the Borrowing Habit - How the Business Girl Should Improve Herself for her Position The future seems so far away to the ...
-3. Poultry Farming For Women
Editor of The Encyclopadia of Poultry, etc. Contineud from page 1689, Part 14 The Management of Breeding Stock-a Remunerative Branch of Poultry Keeping- ...
-The Autumn Of Married Life
Home-making - The Folly of Losing Touch with Old Interests and Old Friends - The Wife Should Develop with Her Husband and Her Family - The Causes of ...
-Wedding Dress
The Modern Bride-a Duke's Daughter and Her Crested Train-colour in the Bridal Robethe Court Train have written about the wedding dress of old, and have ...
-Wives Of Famous Men Princess Bismarck
When the letters of Bismarck to his wife were first published there was a chorus of astonishment. From the time he became famous this man had been known ...
-The Strenuous Life
Waste of Energy - Nervous Tension and Excitement - Unnecessary Fatigue - Economy of Nervous Force - The Art of Resting There is something alarming in the ...
-Home Nursing - Nursing Infectious Ailments
A Series of Articles on What the Amateur Nurse Should Know Fevers-Infection-Contagion-Stages of a Fever-principal Infectious Fevers-how to Isolate a Patient- ...
-Home Nursing - Nursing Infectious Ailments. Continued
2. No food which has passed into the sickroom should be allowed into the general larder or kitchen. It is much safer for the nurse to burn all scraps of food ...
-2. Health And Hygiene In The Nursery. The Graceful Child
Gracefulness Must be Cultivated-the Art of Standing-poise of the Head-the Value of Dancing as a Health Exercise-bare-foot Dancing-exercises The popular idea ...
-9. Common Ailments And Their Treatment
Hysteria is the name given to an unstable state of the emotional and nervous system, producing various symptoms which may simulate other diseases. The ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Wife Of The Governor-general Of Australia
A Position in which Character and Manner Tell - The Qualities Most Appreciated by Australians Some Popular Governors - General and Their Wives - Society in ...
-The Wife Of The Governor-general Of Australia. Part 2
While insisting that the elite should not control such lists of invitations, however, Lady Dudley has not been forced to take the drastic step of her ...
-The Wife Of The Governor-general Of Australia. Part 3
Mention of Lord Hopetoun's unconvention-ality reminds one that Lord Dudley has had an experience which fell to the lot of no other Governor - General of ...
-Lady Of Quality Etiquette With Royalty
Towards the close of Queen Victoria's reign and throughout that of King Edward there was much less stiffness and formality of intercourse between Sovereign and ...
-The Art Of Wearing The Corset
When the Grown-up Stay Should First be Worn - Old Time Tortures - Correct Way of Putting On the Stay - Best Laces to Choose There has never been any doubt as ...
-Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Fifteenth Lesson. A Wrap For Day Or Evening Wear. Continued
The Sleeve Bands-to Cut the Wrap in Double-width Material-interlining-the Lining-to Prepare The Design Fort Het Rimmingp2 For the pattern for the sleeve bands, ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Fifteenth Lesson. Double-breasted Coat And Skirt. Continued
Cutting Out the Skirt in the Material and Lining-to Cut Out the Back Gores-how to Place the Fronts on the Material-cutting the Lining-stitching the Seams of ...
-Inexpensive Jewels
The Garnet, its Colour and History-the Topaz-onyx, and How to Use It-obsidian-zircons -Coral and Coral Fishing-kunzite and Benilo-aquamarines 'the garnet is a ...
-Gloves
Gloves-Millinery-The Difficulty of Shopping If cotton or lisle-thread hosiery is preferred, it is considered more hygienic if the soles of the stockings are of ...
-Sweet-Pea Embroidery
Author of A History of Hand-made Lace etc. (See Coloured Frontispiece) The Charm of the Sweet-pea Design-uses of the Pattern in Dress and House Decoration- ...
-Florestore Work
Articles that Can be Made-materials Required-how to Make Sprays-fuchsia Blossomsvirginia Creepers-general Instructions Florestore Work will be found a most ...
-Net Ahd Valenciennes Lace Mending
An Efficacious Method of Mending Net or Lace-transferring the Pattern to a Fresh Background-to Strengthen Weak or Rotten Lace-a Quick Way in Which to Repair ...
-The Management Of Oil Stoves
Advantages and Disadvantages of Oil Cooking Stoves - Special Points to be Remembered - Prices Wickless Stoves A Well-con-structed Oil stove, if kept clean and ...
-Steak-And-Kidney Pudding
Required: One and a half pounds of steak. Half a pound of beef kidney. Salt and pepper. Two tablespoonfuls of flour. Three-quarters of a pound of suet pastry. ( ...
-1857.)
Roll out the pastry after cutting off one-third and putting it aside for the lid. Grease a pudding-basin, line it neatly with the pastry, then pack in the ...
-A Boned And Stuffed Loin Of Mutton
Required: About four pounds of loin of mutton. Four ounces of breadcrumbs. Two ounces of suet. Two ounces of ham or bacon. Two teaspoon-fuls of powdered herbs.
-Veal Olives
Required: About one and a half pounds of fillet of veal. Quarter of a Pound of am. Two ounces of suet. One teaspoon-f u 1 of c h o pped parsley. Half a ...
-Quenelles Of Veal
Required: One pound of lean veal. One ounce of butter. Two ounces of flour. Quarter of a pint of milk or white stock. Two eggs. Salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Half ...
-New Potatoes A L'Hollandaise
Required: One and a half pounds of new potatoes. Two ounces of butter. The yolk of an egg. A little lemon-juice. Salt and pepper. One teaspoonful of chopped ...
-Green Corn
Green corn is becoming very popular, and can be bought at most good greengrocers. Required: Cobs of fresh green corn. Boiling water. Oiled butter. Salt, pepper, ...
-Stuffed Mushrooms
Required: One pound of fresh mushrooms. Half a pound of tomatoes. One teacupful of fresh white crumbs. Two teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley. One egg. Stuffed ...
-Asparagus A La Victoria
Required: One large cucumber. About fifty heads of asparagus. A little tarragon vinegar. Half a pint of good melted butter sauce. (Sufficient for four or five.) ...
-Nettles On Toast
Nettles are most wholesome when they are eaten really young, but if old are tough. When cooked, they are not unlike spinach. Required: Two pounds or more of ...
-Globe Artichokes
Required: Two or more globe artichokes. A bunch of parsley, thyme, and marjoram. Salt and water. (Sufficient for two.) Cut the stalks off the artichokes, and ...
-Mock Game Soup
Required: Two ounces of butter. Two onions. One head of celery. One teaspoonful of mixed herbs. A bunch of parsley. Two dessertspoonfuls of flour. One ounce of ...
-Cauliflower Soup
Required: One good-sized cauliflower. One pint of white vegetable stock. Yolk of one egg. Two tablespoonfuls of proteid food. One ounce of butter. One ounce of ...
-White Soup
Required: One turnip. One onion. One head of celery. One ounce of butter. One ounce of proteid food. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the vegetables (chopped) ...
-The ABC Of Sauce Making. Cold Sauces
(a) Chaudfroids: White. Brown. Green. Tomato, etc. (b) Salad Sauces or Dressings: Mayonnaise. Tar tare. Ravigote. Vinaigrette, etc. German Salad Dressing.
-Recipes - Chaudfroid Sauces White Chaudfroid Sauce
Required: One ounce of butter. Half an ounce of flour. Half a pint of white stock. Half a gill of milk. One gill of melted aspic. Four sheets of gelatine. Two ...
-Brown Chaudfroid Sauce
Required: One pint of Espagnole sauce. Four tablespoonfuls of sherry. Eight tablespoonfuls of melted aspic jelly. Four sheets of gelatine. Two tablespoonfuls ...
-Green Chaudfroid Sauce
Required: White chaudfroid sauce. A few drops of green vegetable colouring. Prepare the white chaudfroid sauce as already directed, add a few drops of green ...
-Tomato Sauce
(For coating cold entrees, etc.) Required: Quarter of a pint of sieved tomato-pulp. Half a pint of melted aspic jelly. Salt and pepper. A little sherry. Melt ...
-Salad Sauces And Dressings
Mayonnaise Sauce Required: The yolks of two eggs. Half a pint of good salad oil. One tablespoonful each of malt and tarragon vinegar. One teaspoonful of made ...
-Tartare Sauce
Required: Half a pint of mayonnaise sauce. One tablespoonful of Bechamel sauce. Half a tablespoonful of chopped gherkins. One teaspoonful each of chopped ...
-Ravigote Sauce
Required: Half a pint of mayonnaise sauce. About three teaspoonfuls of chopped parsley, chives, chervil, tarragon, and shallots mixed. A little green colouring.
-Vinaigrette Sauce
Required: Six tablespoonfuls of salad oil. Two tablespoonfuls of tarragon vinegar. One teaspoonful of chilli vinegar. Two teaspoonfuls each of chopped tarragon ...
-German Salad Dressing
Required: Two hard-boiled eggs. The raw yolks of two eggs. Eight tablespoonfuls of salad oil. Half a teaspoonful of made mustard. Two tablespoonfuls of ...
-Inexpensive Salad Dressing
Required: One hard-boiled yolk of egg. One tablespoonful of milk or cream. One teaspoonful of mustard. One teaspoonful of castor sugar. Half a teaspoonful of ...
-Salad Dressing Without Oil
Required: Two hard-boiled yolks of eggs. One teaspoonful of castor sugar. One teaspoonful of dry mustard. Quarter of a teaspoonful each of salt and pepper.
-Cold Sweet Sauces - Apricot Sauce
Required: Three ounces of sieved apricot jam. One gill of sherry. One gill of cream. Mix together the jam and wine, whip the cream slightly, and stir it ...
-Brandy Sauce
Required: Two yolks of eggs. Half a gill of milk. One ounce of castor sugar. Half a gill of cream. Three tablespoonfuls of brandy. Mix together the yolks, milk, ...
-Vanilla Sauce
Required: Half a pint of good cold custard. One teaspoonful of brandy. Vanilla to flavour. Pour the custard into a tureen, add the brandy, and enough vanilla ...
-Chocolate Sauce
Required: Three ounces of grated chocolate. One ounce of sieved icing sugar. One tablespoonful of brandy. About three tablespoonfuls of water. Vanilla to taste.
-Caramel Sauce
Required: One ounce of loaf sugar. Half a pint of any fruit syrup or plain syrup flavoured with vanilla. One gill of cream. Put the sugar in a copper pan to ...
-Steamed Chocolate Pudding
Required: Quarter of a pound of plain chocolate. Quarter of a pouna of castor sugar. Three ounces of butter. Six ounces of fresh crumbs. Two eggs. Vanilla.
-Newnham Pudding
Required: Six ounces of stale bread. Three eggs. Two ounces of butter. Two tablespoonfuls of marmalade. One tablespoonful of castor sugar. One tablespoonful of ...
-Baked Cornflour Pudding
Required: Half an ounce of cornflour. Two eggs. Half a pint of milk. A lump of butter the size of a walnut. Three teaspoonfuls of castor sugar. A little grated ...
-Apricot Cream
Required: A tin of apricots. Half a pint of cream. The juice of half a lemon. One ounce of leaf gelatine. Three ounces of castor sugar. About a gill of clear ...
-Fruit Castles - An Excellent Way Of Using Up Stale. Sponge Cake
Required: Slices of stale sponge or other fruitless cake about two inches thick. Stewed or bottled fruit. A gill of cream or custard. A few shreds of angelica.
-Banana Trifle
Required: Four bananas. Quarter of a pound of ratafias. Quarter of a pound of macaroons. Two ounces of glace cherries. A few strips of angelica One pint of ...
-Rhubarb Mould
Required: Two or more bundles of rhubarb. One pound of loaf sugar. Half a lemon. Half an ounce of leaf gelatine. One and a half gills of water. Cochineal. ( ...
-Custard Caramel Pudding
Required For the caramel: Quarter of a pint of water. Quarter of a pound of loaf sugar. For the pudding: Two eggs and two extra yolks. Half a pint of milk. One ...
-Apricot Or Peach Fritters
This is an excellent way of using up the remains of a tin of apricots or peaches. Required: Tinned apricots or peaches, about two dozen pieces. Castor sugar.
-Boiled Gooseberry Pudding
Required: About a pint or more of gooseberries. Two or three tablespoonfuls of brown sugar. Cold water. Suet pastry. For the pastry: Half a pound of flour.
-Semolina Souffle
Required: One and a half pints of milk. The grated rind of a lemon. Three eggs. Two ounces of semolina. Three ounces of castor sugar. A few grains of salt. ( ...
-Gooseberry Fool
Required: One pint of gooseberries. Half a pint of boiled custard. Two tablespoonfuls of cream. About three ounces of castor sugar. Quarter of a pint of water.
-Raspberry Pudding
Required: Four ounces of butter. Four ounces of castor sugar. Four ounces of breadcrumbs. Three eggs. Raspberry jam. (Sufficient for five or six persons.) Put ...
-Brown Bread Pudding
Required: Half a pound of brown breadcrumbs. Six ounces of butter. Eight ounces of castor sugar. Three eggs. Quarter of a pound of chopped peel. Two ounces of ...
-Lady Sarah Wilson
I t has fallen to the lot of few women to have had such an adventurous career as Lady Sarah Wilson, for she was shut up in Mafeking during the Boer War, has ...
-Mrs. Bradley Martin
Qne of the richest as well as one of the most lavish hostesses in London, Mrs. Bradley Martin is exceedingly popular in society. Many brilliant entertainments ...
-Lady Juliet Duff
A daughter of the fourth Earl of Lonsdale, and niece of the present Earl, Lady Juliet Duff, who is making strenuous efforts to raise 100,000 for the Charing ...
-Queens of the World. No 9. Queen Helene of Italy
A Hardy, Brilliant Montenegrin Princess-her Childhood and Experiences in Russia-the Story of Her Marriage-a Simple, Humble Queen Whom Italy Adores There is ...
-Queens of the World. No 9. Queen Helene of Italy. Part 2
As illustrating the simplicity of the life Queen Helene led in her early days, it might be mentioned that she was wont to walk about the streets of Cettinje ...
-Queens of the World. No 9. Queen Helene of Italy. Part 3
The Queen and Her People Then the doctor came to the poor woman, and handing her a fifty-franc bill, said, Thank Queen Helene. She bids me tell you in her name ...
-Accident Insurance
What is Covered by an Insurance Against Accidents Policy - Conditions of Such Policies -The Importance of Filling up the Form Accurately - What is an Accident - ...
-4. The Law And The Servant
Member of a family means wife or husband, father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, step-father, step-mother, son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, stepson, ...
-4. Child Law
If the person to whom notice has been given fails to comply with it within the twenty-four hours, then the medical officer, or some person duly authorised by ...
-4. Love Scenes In Pictures
The Message From the original picture by Sir E. J. Poynter, P. R.a. Copyright by I.andeker and Brown
-True Love-Stories Of Famous People No. 13. Henry Of Navarre And Gabrielle D'Estrees
A series of true love stories which could not claim Henry of Navarre among the number of its heroes would be sadly incomplete, for a more romantic figure has ...
-True Love-Stories. Henry Of Navarre And Gabrielle D'Estrees. Part 2
It had been a stern fight, but Henry had won, and now he sent both husband and father about their business. The father he appointed Governor of Chartres; the ...
-True Love-Stories. Henry Of Navarre And Gabrielle D'Estrees. Part 3
Death, some say the hand of a murderer, alone robbed her of the proud distinction of becoming the Queen of the great Henry of Navarre surely, the people of ...
-Love - Love Rings
Lovers' Gifts - The Oldest Love Rings - A Heart Behind a Grating-harlequin and Regard Rings- Un Gage d'amour Ever since the world was young a gift has served ...
-Love - Love Rings. Continued
Love cede (she has yielded) Fig. 7. A French eighteenth century love ring of gold, set with four crystals, surrounded by diamonds and divided by four panels of ...
-Mildmay Institutions And Missions
The Aims of the Institution-its Founders-the Revival of the Deaconate for Women-how the Workers are Trained-the Activities of the Institution-stories of the ...
-Mildmay Institutions And Missions. Continued
(2) Comparative religion, methods of missionary work. (3) Theory and practice of teaching. (4) Lectures in physiology, nursing, health, tropical diseases, ...
-Where To Study Art Summer Holiday Sketching Classes
Painters Who Hold Holiday Sketching Classes-sketching on the Continent-open-air Classes in Picturesque Villages-country Lodgings-amusements-fees There are a ...
-Where To Study Art Summer Holiday Sketching Classes. Continued
Often, however, the studies they make are pictures in themselves, many of which have subsequently found their way to the walls of the Royal Academy. During the ...
-2. First Steps To The Stage. 2. Training At The Academy Of Dramatic Art
Age of Students-staff of Instructors-public Performances-engagements Whatage are the students at the academy? Some are as young as eleven, but it is best for a ...
-Sweet-Peas
Raising Sweet-peas in the Greenhouse - Planting-out - Sowing Seeds in the Open - Hoeing, Feeding, and Watering - Insect Pests - Sweet-peas in Pots - Indoor ...
-14. The Garden
Sowing Seeds In Theo Pens0 For sowing sweet-peas in the open the ground should, of course, be prepared in the same way as above. Successional sowings should be ...
-15. The Garden
If plants are seen to be attacked with pea blight, the following remedy should be adopted. Make a solution with two ounces of sulphide of potassium, dissolved ...
-4. Small Holdings For Women
Author of The Farmers' Friend, The Family Gardener etc. To Ensure Healthy Crops-watering and Mulching-disposal of Waste Matter-some Personal Hints-Crops to ...
-16. The Garden
Generally speaking, watering is not carried out to a great extent in our large market gardens. Not only is the labour expensive, but to be effective it must be ...
-2. Lawn Tennis
Continued from page 1769., Part 14 The Court and Its Measurements-the Best Position for a Lawn Tennis Court-how to Hold the Racket-practice-the Forehand and ...
-Simple, Modelling
An Artistic but Easy Hobby-tools Required-modelling a Cat-a Basket of Fruit-an Occupation for Children-some Useful Hints Modelling in plasticine is one of the ...
-The Pomeranian
Breeder ana Exhibitor The Pomeranian of To-day - Points of a Good Specimen - How to Feed, Exercise, and Groom a Pomeranian - Cost of a Puppy In dog, as in club, ...
-Tortoiseshell And Tortoiseshell-And-White Pers1an Cats
The Tortoiseshell Persian Cat, Its Points and Markings-rarity of Males in this Breed-the Tortoiseshell-and'white Persian-a Perfect Specimen and Its Points-why ...
-Outdoor Breakfast- Houses
The Pleasures of Breakfasting Out of Doors - Best Position for a Loggia - The Use of Any Old Greenhouse - Japanese Garden-house Despite the fact that the ...
-Front-Door. Furniture
The Welcoming Note-handsome Doors-the Cult of the Door-knocker-simple Door Furniture-how to Clean Door-handles-vertical Letter-plates-modern Handwork To a ...
-The Romance Of Old China - Old Bow Porcelain
Author 0/ How to Identify Old China and How to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain Quaint Records Concerning Early English Porcelain-some Curious Ingredients-the ...
-The Romance Of Old China - Old Bow Porcelain. Part 2
Sauceboat of Bow porcelain, decorated in blue underglaze. The decoration on such pieces has often the appearance of being hastily executed, probably owing to ...
-The Romance Of Old China - Old Bow Porcelain. Part 3
Always make a contract with the landlord and decorator that their part of the work shall be finished at least a few days before you move. They will generally ...
-Cane Furniture For The House
Basket-work Furniture Historic-wearing Capacity of Cane Furniture-strong Frames Necessary-cane Furniture Against Panelled Walls-how to Clean It-variety in Cane ...
-Table Decorations For June
Table Decoration Designs in Roses-the Best Varieties to Use-flowers that Combine Well with Roses-a Daisy Chain Design Flowers Available Roses Snow-in-June ...
-The Washing And Ironing Of Lace, Silks, And Fancy Articles
How to Get Up Lace-gum-water-its Use and How to Prepare it-the Successful Washing of Silk All lace should be carefully mended before washing if any repair is ...
-Beautiful Women In History. "La Belle Stuart"
Among all the fair ladies who graced the gay Court of Charles II. one of the most lovely, and perhaps quite the most individual, was La Belle Stuart, ...
-Beautiful Women In History. "La Belle Stuart". Continued
Richmond and sixth of Lennox, after but a fortnight had passed since the death of his first wife. The King was much disturbed. He offered to make her a duchess, ...
-The History Of The, Curl
Continited from page 1674, Part 14 The Period of Powder-exaggerated Coiffures-extraordinary Structures Representing Landscape Scenes-ridiculous Names-the Pouf ...
-2. Beauty Culture For Women. Simple Makeup
Toilet Powders-some Useful Recipes-applying the Powder-a Good Face Cream and How to Use It he principal paints are white, red, blue, and black. White paint is ...
-Children. The Home Life Of King George's
King George and Queen Mary as Parents - Discipline in the Royal Nursery and Schoolroom How the Children are Being Educated - Their Simple Life and Pleasures - ...
-Children. The Home Life Of King George's. Part 2
And here we have another illustration of the thoroughly sensible manner in which their Majesties have brought up their children. While maintaining a strictness ...
-Children. The Home Life Of King George's. Part 3
The Education Of Ap Rincet0 For the most part, Prince Edward's earliest years were spent at Sandringham, where he, and the brothers and sister who came after ...
-Skipping
An Inexpensive Form of Physical Culture-value of Skipping as an Exercise-how It Benefits Children-How to Skip-some Useful Exercises This is an age of physical ...
-13. Girls' Christian Names
Lola (Spanish)- Sorrow. This form is the diminutive of the Italian form Dolora, from the Spanish Dolores. Lolotte-a French contraction of Charlotte woman.
-Shopkeeping For Women
Author of Every Way of Earning a Living Our Sons and Daughters, etc. 1. General Qualifications The Shopkeeper of To-day - Qualifications Necessary for Success - ...
-4. Poultry Farming For Women
Editor of The Encyclopedia of Poultry, eta Continued from page 1809, Part 15 The Feeding Problem-foods for Winter Egg-production-the Value of Warm Mashes-how ...
-Dentistry For Women
Author of Business Talks to Young Men, Straight Talis to Employers, etc. A So-far Uncrowded Career for Women-sex no Longer a Professional Handicap-cost of ...
-Woman As Man's Helpmate
An Unfounded Assertion Disproved - Woman the Helpmate, not the Hinderer - Some Notable Examples of Noble Wives That woman was created to be man's helpmate we ...
-Marriage Customs In Many Lands. An Egyptian Marriage
Where Bachelors are Regarded with Disfavour-the Marriage Contract and Ceremony-bridal Attire-The Wife Goes to the House of her Husband Old bachelors are ...
-The Wives Of Professional Men. What It Means To Be The Wife Of An Indian Civil Servant
The Tragedy of English Motherhood in India-the Social Side of Anglo-indian Life-the Native Cook-The Mem-sahib's Housekeeping The position of the girl who ...
-Wives Of Famous Men Marlborough's Sarah
A Scold-the Romance of the Great Churchill-queen Anne's Candid Friend-mrs. Morley and Mrs. Freeman-the Great Duke's Private Life History, in its many types of ...
-Nerves. Health And Relaxation
Relaxation and What it Means - Relaxing the Muscles - When and How to Practise Rest - Some Exercises - Importance of Mind Relaxation - Suggestion for Cure of ...
-2. Home Nursing Nursing Infectious Ailments
A Series of Articles on What the Amateur Nurse Should Know Mild and Severe Cases are Equally Infectious-scarlet Fever, or Scarlatina-after Results and ...
-Medical. The Backward Child
How to Improve His Mind-special Care and Treatment for the Backward Child-backwardness may be only Apparent-the Necessity for Regular Medical Inspection-quiet ...
-How To Deal With Infectious Ailments
Always wash the hands after touching or attending to the patient, especially in a scarlet fever case Rub a little vaseline, oil, or cream into the skin when ...
-Health And Hygiene In The Nursery - The Care Of Children's Eyes
Causes of Defective Eyesight-signs and Symptoms-redness of the Lids-ophthalmia Every mother ought to know something about the care of children's eyes.
-10. Common Ailments And Their Treatment
Influenza (continued). The public telephone-boxes are veritable incubators for the influenza bacillus whenever this disease is rife. Destitute of fresh air, ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. Ladies Who Serve The Queen
The Important Post of Mistress of the Robes - The Great Bedchamber Plot - The Ladies of the Bedchamber - Bedchamber Women and Ladies in Waiting - Privileges ...
-Women In Great Social Positions. Ladies Who Serve The Queen. Continued
The Countess of Airlie, Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary, daughter of the fifth Earl of Arran and widow of the eighth Ear! of Airlie, who was killed in ...
-Our Royal, Family
The following is a list of the members of our Royal Family-the children and the grandchildren bom to the late King Edward VII. and Alexandra, the Queen-mother: ...
-Coronets Of Peers And Peeresses
The Power of Tradition-the Original Use of Coronets-the Coronet as the Distinctive Badge of Rank-the Coronets Worn by Members of Each Grade of the Peerage ...
-A Court Ball
One of the Most Brilliant Sights in the World-questions of Etiquette-the Ball-room at Buckingham Palace-the King's Arrival-the Supper Arrangements The ...
-2. The Art Of Wearing The Corset
Catherine de Medici and the Thirteen-inch Waist -The Stay Worn with Hoop Skirts - The Corseted Figure of Women of Ancient Crete The modern stay is very deep ...
-Artificial, Flowers For Millinery
How to Arrange Artificial Flowers in Posies-some Mixed Posies-a Rose Osprey-the Flower Fan-a Forget-me'not Buckle-lace and Flower Quills Spring millinery ...
-Practical Lessons In Dressmaking. Sixteenth Lesson. A Wrap For Day Or Evening Wear. Continued
Examiner in Dressmaking, Tailoring, French Pattern Modelling, Plain Needle-work and Millinery, of the Teachers in Training at the University College of South ...
-Practical Lessons In Tailoring. Sixteenth Lesson. Double-breasted Coat And Skirt. Continued
Pressing the Seams and the Darts-tacking the Material and Lining-to Make the Placket Holetwo Methods of Putting the Skirt into the Band Having stitched the ...
-Dress Accessories - I. Home-Made Buttons
Embroidered Buttons Give an Air of Distinction to a Dress-simple and Artistic Designs. Materials Required-crochet Buttons 'thosE women who best understand the ...
-Coronation Needlework
Author of The History of Hand-made Lace Homely Records of a Great Event-symbols-an Heraldic Blazon-a Table-centre or Cushion-cover with Heraldic Embroidery ...
-Ah Ideal Shaving-Paper Case
Things made for selling to men at bazaars should be thoroughly practical and ingenious, as is this shaving-paper case. The ideal case holds not only the paper, ...
-Embroidery On Crossbarred Linen
The Satisfactory Results to be Obtained with Homely Materials-the Many Purposes to which Embroidered Glass Cloth can be Put-how to Make a Bedspread-a [ ...
-Embroidery On Crossbarred Linen. Continued
For a teacloth the crash should be in the widest width, and may be worked all over, or with simply a border, narrow or deep as desired; or a chessboard pattern- ...
-The ABC Of Ice-Making
The Simplicity of Making Ices-the Freezing Mixture-classes of Ices-how to Freeze the Mixtures-how to Mould and Unmould-ice Puddings-small Ices and How to Serve ...
-How To Freeze The Mixtures
Recollect that too much sugar added to the ice mixture renders it very slow and difficult to freeze; while too little sugar will make it, freeze unpleasantly ...
-How To Mould Ice Puddings
See the ice pudding mould is dry and clean Freeze the mixture as directed above; it may e a cream or water ice, but usually the former. When about half frozen- ...
-To Unmould Ice Puddings
When the pudding is to be served, take the mould out of the ice, remove the paper and all lard, wiping very thoroughly round the lid. Open the mould carefully, ...
-Small Ices
Small ices are often served in cases made from the rinds of tangerine oranges or other fruit, the pulp having been previously scooped out, on glass ice-plates, ...
-Strawberry Cream Ice
Required: One pound of fresh strawberries, or one pound pot of strawberry jam. Half a pint of cream. Four ounces of castor sugar. Two teaspoonfuls of lemon- ...
-Lemon Water Ice
Required: One pint of water. One gill of lemon-juice. Two raw whites of eggs. Half-pound of loaf sugar. (Sufficient for ten to twelve persons) Tangerine Water ...
-Tangerine Water Ice
Required: The same ingredients as for lemon water ice, but substituting tangerine orange rinds and juice instead of lemon. Prepare exactly in the same way as ...
-Ice Pudding
Required: Three-quarters of a pint of cold, rich, boiled custard, sweetened. Half a pint of cream. Two teaspoonfuls each of brandy and Maraschino. A dozen ...
-Banana Ice Cream
Required: Six to twelve ripe-bananas, according to size. Juice of two lemons. One wineglassful of curacoa. One pint of cream or rich boiled custard. Peel the ...
-Cherry Ice Cream
Required: One pound of ripe cherries. Three ounces of castor sugar. Juice of a large lemon. Cochineal, if necessary. One pint of cream. Carefully pick over the ...
-Forcing And Forcing-Pipes
Bags and Pipes for Forcing-how to Use Them Successfully-the Preparation of the Forcing Mixtures-the Care of Bags and Pipes-some Illustrations of the Various ...
-Standard Bread
For thirty years, from 1881, medical and scientific men all over the world waged war against very white bread. The year 1881 is looked upon as the beginning of ...
-Standard Bread. Continued
Many people who had declared that there was very little harm in eating very white bread changed their opinions after the publication of this outspoken report, ...
-Lady Desborough
A beautiful, witty woman, and a clever writer, Lady Desborough, who has been appointed one of the Ladies of the Bedchamber by Queen Mary, is very popular in ...
-Lady Ampthill
Nee Lady Mary Lygon, daughter of the late Earl Beauchamp, Lady Ampthill, one of the new Ladies of the Bedchamber, married Lord Ampthill in 1894. The wedding ...
-The Duchess Of Sutherland
Known far and wide for her extraordinary versatility-she has written books, a play, and many magazine articles, in addition to which she is a clever artist and ...
-The Duchess Of Hamilton
As wife of Scotland's premier peer, whom she married in i901, the Duchess of Hamilton, who has been chosen as one of Queen Mary's canopy bearers for the ...
-The Duchess Of Portland
A lthough the wife of one of our richest peers, the Duchess of Portland, who will act as one of Queen Mary's canopy bearers at the Coronation, cares little for ...
-Lady Carrington
It was in 1878 that Lord Carrington married the Hon. Cecilia Margaret Harbord, daughter of the fifth Baron Suf-field, and Lady Carrington has become as popular ...
-The Duchess Of Montrose
Although she does not move much in society preferring to live quietly at her lovely Scottish home, Buchanan Castle, the Duchess of Montrose has been selected ...
-The Countess Of Ranfurly
It was while her husband was 1 Governor of New Zealand that Lady Ranfurly, as mistress of Wellington House, entertained King George and Queen Mary on their ...
-Queens of the World. No. 10. Queen Victoria of Spain
Early Days of Her Life - A Golden-haired, Blue-eyed, English Princess - The Coming Out Ball at Kensington Palace - King Alfonso's Courtship-visit to Biarritz- ...
-Queens of the World. No. 10. Queen Victoria of Spain. Continued
This taste for music has been inherited to a certain extent by her only daughter. The Queen of Spain sings and plays charmingly, but has, perhaps, taken more ...
-2. Landlord And Tenant
Commencement And Duration Of Leases - Rent And The Laws That Affect Its Payment Demands For Rent The Term In every lease the time at which it is to commence ...
-5. Child Law. Betting And Loans
Illegal to Induce an Infant to Bet or Borrow Money-penalties Incurred by so Doing-street Betting in Connection with Children-children of Female Convicts-sale ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. No. 14. Princess Amelia, The Youngest Daughter Of King George III
This is not a romance rich in daring deeds of chivalry, in stirring episodes and powerful situations. It is merely a little love story, quite simple, very ...
-True Love Stories Of Famous People. Princess Amelia, The Youngest Daughter Of King George III. Part 2
Motherly Counsel On hearing the news, Queen Charlotte made it her first concern to keep the King in ignorance; it would be a cruel blow to him to know that ...
-True Love Stories. Princess Amelia, The Youngest Daughter Of King George III. Part 3
Snuff And Love And, strange though it may seem, this pretty, childish fancy has been often used to support the belief that Fitzroy and she were really man and ...
-" Richard Feverel And Lucy "
One wonders if, when George Meredith had finished the fifteenth chapter of The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, he knew that he had just completed the most wonderful ...
-2. Love - The Language Of Flowers
Bilberry - Treachery. The origin of the bilberry is accounted for by the following Greek legend: Cenomaus, the father of the lovely Hippodamia, chose Myrtillus, ...
-5. Love Scenes In Pictures
Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow Painted by W. Frank Calderon Copyright Landekar & Brown
-Woman's Work And Foreign Misssons
Woman's Work Complementary to, not Hostile to, that of Man - A Great Opportunity in the East for Women of the West - The Awakening of Woman in India - Some ...
-Woman's Work And Foreign Misssons. Continued
Foreign missionary work to-day, as enter-prised by such a body of Christians as, for instance, gathered together at Edinburgh in June, 1910. for the World ...
-2. The Training Of A Singer
Professor of Singing at the Royal College of Music, Examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Academy of Music and Royal College of Music. Author of Life ...
-The London County Council, Central School Of Arts And Crafts
The Aim of the School-its Curriculum, Fees, and Classes-scholarships and Prizes Open to Students-examinations for which the School Prepares its Students The ...
-The London County Council, Central School Of Arts And Crafts. Continued
A group of students of the embroidery and art needlework class of the London County Council Central School of Arts and Crafts. The walls of the class-room are ...
-June Work In The Garden
The Flower Garden-roses - The Conservatory and Greenhouse - The Stove and Forcing-house -The Vegetable Garden - Root Crops, Salads, and Winter Greens - Fruit ...
-17. The Garden
The Conservatory And Greenhouse Camellias will need plenty of watering and feeding this month, as well as an occasional dose of soot-water. Keep the foliage ...
-18. The Garden
Do not continue cutting asparagus too late, as the plants must be allowed time to make strong growth for the next season. Plant out tomatoes in a sunny border ...
-5. Small Holdings For Women
Author of The Farmers' Friend The Family Gardener, etc. Lights and Frames - The Hot - Bed and Bottom Heat - Artificial Manures to be Employed as a Stimulant- ...
-3. Lawn Tennis
The Overhead Service and How to Play It-the Underhand Service-placing More Important than Pace-Intelligent Play-stateness and it's Remedy The most useful ...
-Recreations - Basta-Basta, Or Raffia Work
Russian Origin of the Name-an Effective and Easily Acquired Hobby-inexpensive Materials Required-articles to which the Work Can be Applied The name Basta, or ...
-How To Form A Magaz1ne Club
The Starting of a Magazine Club - Methods of Selecting the Journals - Opportunities for Social Intercourse Afforded by such a Club - Its Size A feature of ...
-The Russian Cat
Of all the short-haired breeds of cats, there is none more intelligent or more deserving of the title of ideal pet than the Russian Blue. As soon as he is ...
-The Schipperke
The Little Skipper -His Origin-points and Appearance-character-treatment-cost The use of a nickname among dogs, as among humans, often betokens an affectionate, ...
-How To Fit Up A Workroom
The Uses of a Workroom - A Good Solid Table Required - A Novel Mending-table - The Need for a Wastepaper-basket - How to Keep Cottons - The Japanese Lantern ...
-Old English Oak Furniture
Author of How to Identify Old China, and How to Identify Old Chinese Porcelain' Old Oak Often Cheaper than New Furniture-the Romance of Old Oak-oak Dressers- ...
-Old English Oak Furniture. Part 2
Of course, these popular dressers are copied and faked, genuine old oak being employed in many cases in their manufacture. The honestly modern dresser made ...
-Old English Oak Furniture. Part 3
English people seem to bear a grudge against the sun for his lack of responsiveness to duty betrayed in his treat-ment of our islands. This is very apparent ...
-The Romance Of Old China Rockingham Pottery And Porcelain
Where Rockingham Pottery was First Made-cadogan Teapots-the Finest Porcelain Ever Made in Great Britain-tea, Coffee, Dinner, and Dessert Services-royal and ...
-The Romance Of Old China Rockingham Pottery And Porcelain. Continued
Dsssert plate of Rockingham porcelain, with green ground beautifully painted with small landscape panels and gilt lifting off its base to allow of the ...
-Writing-Tables And Their Accessories
Commodious Writing-tables-the Carlton House Design-small Tables-inkstands-blotters-how to Make a Blotting-dabber-instructions for Making Tassel Penwipers In ...
-Beautiful Women In History. Lady Morgan
The stage has much to answer tor. Times without number has it stirred up strife between puritanically inclined parents and their children, and many are the ...
-Beauty Culture For Women. Simple Make-up. Continued
Carmine or Rouge-home-made Rouge-the Art of Applying Colour-lip Colouring-the Use of Black Paint-make-up for Theatricals Carmine is generally used instead of ...
-3. The Hair. Various Methods Of Cleansing The Hair And scalp
How to Keep the Hair and Scalp Clean-how Often to Shampoo the Hair-the Advantage of Using Rain or Distilled Water-recipes for Liquid Shampoos-shampoo Powders- ...
-Beauty Culture, In The Nursery
First Teeth Need very Careful Attention-subsequent Troubles are Due largely to the Neglect of the First Teeth-similarly, the Hair must be Carefully Looked ...
-Children. Little Heirs To Great Thrones
Training Foreign Princes on English Lines-queen Helene's Defiance of Court Etiquette-home Life of the Tsar's Children-the Strictest Parent in Europe-the Late ...
-Children. Little Heirs To Great Thrones. Part 2
Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, the eldest son of the Crown Prince of Germany, whose education and upbringing will be that of a soldier from his earliest years ...
-Children. Little Heirs To Great Thrones. Part 3
Apparently, however, it is thought that too much English is not good for foreign Royalty, judging by the fact that a short time ago several of Norway's ...
-Dancing The Polka
Principal of The Physical Training College, South Kensington How to Teach a Child-the Origin, Derivation, and First Introduction of the Polka-the Correct Step- ...
-Girl's Names
Mahaud-French contraction of Mathilde- mighty battle-maid ; another form of Maginhild, given above. Mahthild-Popular German form. Maia (Latin) - Spring or ...
-2. Shopkeeping For Women
Author of Every Way of Earning a Living Our Sons and Daughters, etc. How to Start and Manage a China and Glass Shop - Clothiers and Outfitters - Confectioners - ...
-2. Shopkeeping For Women. Continued
With great care not to hurt my friend's feelings, I endeavoured to point out her mistake; but she argued that the thing she aimed at was specialisation, and ...
-Teachers Of The Deaf And Dumb
A Profession that Offers Excellent Opportunities for Educated Women - The Training - Necessary Qualifications - Salaries in Private Families and Institutions ...
-Women As Florists
Suitable Work for Women-qualities Required-apprenticeship-premiums, etc.-salaries of Assistants-Amount of Capital Required The business of a florist is one ...
-Disillusion In Marriage
The Disillusionment of Charles Dickens - When the Life's Partner is Seen in True Colours -Disappointment and Fault-finding - The Love that Lasts The discovery ...
-Give And Take In Married Life
The Artificial Ideal-the Give-and-take Policy-the Atmosphere of the Home-the Sympathetic Husband-The Little Things It is during the settling down period that ...
-The Wives Of Famous M.en Marlborough's Sarah
Churchill's career went from splendour to splendour. He was made Baron Churchill of Eyemouth, then Viscount, and then, in 1702, Duke of Marlborough. His ...
-Marriage Customs In Many Lands. A Hindoo Marriage. A Royal Bride
Oriental Magnificence - Silver Thrones - Colour, Glitter, Jewels, and Exquisite Embroideries The Bride's Pink Veils Embroidered with Gold Nothing could exceed ...
-The Healthful Holiday
The Holiday Must be a Change from the Ordinary Routine - Necessity of Holidays for Women -Choice of a Holiday - How to Rest - The Value of an Early Summer ...
-Medical - Home Nursing Nursing Infectious Ailments. A Series of Articles on What the Amateur Nurse Should Know
The Importance of the Nurse's Duties In Typhoid or Enteric Fever-how Enteric is Contracted-danger of Haemorrhage or Perforation-symptoms of Diphtheria-after ...
-How To Treat Infectious Ailments
Disinfect sponges immediately after using them. See page 2064 A patient with diphtheria should cough into a handkerchief, which should be immediately ...
-Health And Nursery Pets
The Encouragement of Kindness to Animals in Children-danger of Infection from Domestic Pets-why it is Wrong to Allow Children to be Licked by their Dog-the ...
-Rheumatism
Diet an Important Agent in the Treatment of Rheumatism-chronic Rheumatism-summer Chills Must be Avoided-massage Exercise In Vol. 1, page 510, of Every Woman's ...
-In Medical - Baby's First Year - I. Baby's Bath
How to Manage Baby when Nurse Leaves-the First Year is the Most Important Period of a Child's Life-bathing the Baby-the Simplest Way of Dressing an Infant-some ...
-11. Common Ailments And Their Treatment
Insanity is a morbid condition of mind, or abnormal state of the emotions and mental condition, which renders a person dangerous to himself and other people.
-Women In Great Social Positions. The Premier Peeress
Why She Ranks Next in Precedence to the Princesses of the Blood - The Family of the Howards -The Story of a Warning Before a Fatal Battle - A Strange Love ...
-The Coronation Regalia
Origin of the Coronation Ceremony-the Position of a Queen-consort in the Ceremony-her Crown, Orb, and Sceptres, and What they Signify-the Coronation Ring and ...
-3. The Art Of Wearing The Corset
How to Adjust the Modern Corset - Advice for the Heavily Built Woman - For those with Heart Trouble - Corsets for the Tropics - For Riding Now, there is a ...
-3. The Art Of Wearing The Corset. Continued
Other white stays in the trousseau made of coutille or brocade are threaded through with white satin ribbon to match, or with pink, blue, or mauve to agree ...
-Wedgwood Jewellery
A Note of Distinction in Dress-wedgwood Blue-steel, Silver, or Pearl Setting-how to Utilise the Old Plaques The modern woman who knows the importance of a ...
-3. 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 ...
-Seventeenth Lesson. A Lady's Dressing-Gown
Materials Required - The Necessary Measurements-how to Cut the Yoke-cutting the Pattern for the Collar Six yards and a half of double-width material, about 45 ...









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