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The Iowa Homemaker: Volume 1, Issue 10

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The Iowa Homemaker vol.1, no.10
( 2017-02-08) Bailey, Beth ; Lord Murphy, Eda ; Lerdall, Millie ; Klise, Nira ; Goeppinger, Katherine ; McKim Barker, Genevieve ; McIlrath, Grace ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

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The “Why” and “How” of Meal Planning by Beth Bailey, page 1

Confessions of a Trained Aunt by Eda Lord Murphy, page 2

Keeping House at the Practice Cottage by Millie Lerdall, page 3

How to Judge of a Pattern by Nira Klise, page 4

Iowa State College Women Are Modern Marketers by Katherine Goeppinger, page 5

A Simple System of Household Accounting by Genevieve McKim Barker, page 6

For Those Who Have Difficulties in Home Dyeing by Grace McIlrath, page 7

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How to Judge of a Pattern
( 2017-02-08) Klise, Nira ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

"Oh Mary," the voice over the telephone was a heartbroken wail.

"I'm having the most awful time. You know I have been trying to make a new waist and it won't fit at all, and I bought a size 36 pattern just as I always do, too. Can you tell me what's wrong? I know I followed the directions exactly."

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A Simple System of Household Accounting
( 2017-02-08) Barker, Genevieve ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

Do you run from the word "budget" like most housewives?

Do you lose sleep over percentages and accounts as your children do? Most of us do. But at the practice house at Iowa State College, the home economics students keep accurate accounts of household expenditures and follow budgets, without realizing that such words as "budget" and "account" exist.

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Iowa State College Women Are Modern Marketers
( 2017-02-08) Goeppinger, Katherine ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

The sweet young bride telephoned her butcher and ordered some meat. "Anything else, madame?" he asked.

"Oh, yes," she replied after a moment's consideration, "A little gravy, please."

Home Economics girls at Iowa State will never be guilty of similar mistakes for, when they have finished with their course in marketing, they know the subject not only from the buyer's standpoint but from the standpoint of the stores and public markets, as well. During the time when they are taking the course, they study the local markets and stores, and later on, they all take a trip to Des Moines to study at first hand the city markets and wholesale establishments.

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Confessions of a Trained Aunt
( 2017-02-08) Murphy, Eda ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

It is of little consequence whether the word is spelled ant or aunt. In either case it is true that aunts are ubiquitous -even indispensable.

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