"Bacteriology is such a broad subject that a life-time
spent in its perusal would fail of an entire knowledge of
the subject, so the authors have chosen a field which is certainly one that ought to interest every individual because
it pertains to milk, one of the most important foods...
American Literature, previous to the Civil War, is
of necessity confined closely to the writers and writings
of New England and New York. At present however a gradual widening of the literary field may be clearly discernible. The South and West now contribute their share,
and no one can truly...
Basket making is a primitive art which has been
practiced by man as far back through the ages as history
can record. When Moses was found hidden in the bulrushes
by Pharaoh's daughter, he was in a basket which his
mother had woven. When the Israelites were returning to
Probably no other process of such importance is so
little understood as that which takes place within our
own bodies. We know that we drink water and are refreshed, eat a meal and are strengthened, that the food
we consume is in some way converted into living tissue;
The education of the child should consist of
the organization of acquired habits of action and tendencies to behavior which shall fit him for the world
in a social and physical sense. The subject of social
effect is often dwelt upon with great length and detail,
which to often the...
''Country life is a book whose pages are yet uncut."
This I firmly believe, and one of these pages treats of
the decoration and furnishings of the country house.
Because of this great need in the country and because the problem of fitting up a country house is now confronting...
"The purpose of this volume is to give practical assistance to those who may be interested
in basket-making. The problems discussed in this book have been carefully planned and execut
ed, applying fundamental principles of color,
form, and design. Many of the difficulties
in basket-making, which we have experienced,
Confections are recognized by every man, woman and
child of almost all of the civilized nations of the
world as a delicious concoction and there is not a
nation in existence today which has not its own particular
sweet meat. The ability of the Japanese for
mint making and of...
"The boiling and spinning of sugar and the making of candies are classed among the 'frills of cookery'. But though everyone cannot hope to master all the intricacies of this branch of the culinary art, there is no reason why young people should not become, with advantages to themselves, expert...