The Iowa Homemaker vol.11, no.9
The Iowa Homemaker: Volume 11, Issue 9
"Say, Sue, what were those 'dinguses' you served when we sat down to dinner tonight?" queries the proud husband.
"Hor d'oeuvres, dear. Did you like them?"
"I'll say I liked them! But say it in English!"
It's up to the housewife whether she wishes to invest in kitchen equipment of good quality, which requires larger immediate cash outlay, or prefers to spend less money and renew her purchases more frequently.
If Mother Always Does It… By Lydia v. Swanson
And So We Have Grapefruit By Louise L’Engle
From Cleopatra to Betty Coed… By Ruth Ellen Lovrien
Luncheon, Shamrock-Trimmed… By Ida M. Shilling
In searching for the origin of St. Patrick's Day we find that St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, was not Irish himself, as many suppose. In the book, "Customs of Mankind," by Lilliam Eichler, we find that his birthplace is somewhat obscure. The French claim him, the Scotch and the Welsh claim him, but his true birthplace is not known.
Meet the Honorable Mr. Sandwich! He has more forms than John Barrymore has faces. Today, at the home of Mrs. Smith, he may be made from brown whole wheat bread with distinctive pink for filling. Tomorrow, at the home of Mrs. Jones, he may present himself in white bread with red or green or rainbow trimmings. And the shapes this young and honorable character may assume! He can be moon shaped, square, round, diamond - in fact, he can make use of every dimension except Mr. Einstein's fourth.