The Iowa Homemaker vol.15, no.8
The Iowa Homemaker: Volume 15, Issue 8
"This is the coldest day I've ever spent," Cora Jane mumbled from the hidden depths of her coat collar.
In order to be socially correct carry the etiquette weapons of good taste and common sense rather than Emily Post's new "Blue Book of Social Usage" around with you. Of course, don't forget to refer to this and other good etiquette books occasionally.
Home economics is not yet four decades old, but home training had its birthday when houses were tents, and it passed from teacher to pupil in the most exclusive of schools. The students were as many as the daughters in a family; the counselor, instructor and dean of girls were all one-the mother.
A dash of paprika, a few cloves, a sprinkling of cinnamon, all from brightly labelled, smartly packaged cans--that's all we see or know of spices.
Slaves to clocks - that is how one modern author describes the American people. And unknowingly he has drawn a picture of student life. How many times a day do you hastily glance at a clock, then rush madly on to make up for lost seconds?