Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
SPATES OF UNION TO HELP TEACH DAY BOOK
WOMEN READERS HOW TO KEEP
Housewives, do you want to know
what dust Is?
Or howvto set a tabe correctly?
- What a balanced menu 4s?
How to pick textiles?
How to do your work and" -save
How to arrange flowers?1
What to feed small children?
The best way to care for Kitchen
The principles of artisfic- and eco
nomical dressmaking? ,
The answers to these and hun
dreds of similar questions are to be
given in The Day Book's "College
Course in Home Economics," which
will begin in its next issue.
The lessons in this course have
been prepared by the best known do
mestic science teachers in this coun
try. The writers are all experts be
longing to the vanous state univer
sities of the United States.
Homemaking, has long been 'Con
sidered an art, or a business or a
profession but jt is as a science that
it has made its most extraordinary
advance in the last decade.
Chemical laboratories, state ex
periment stations, model kitchens,
and academies of art have- piled up
vast treasures of recently discovered
facts about housemaking, but oniy
college and high school girls have so
far had much benefit from them.
Through its "College Course in
Home Economics' The Day Bobk
now intends to place some of this
new knowledge in the hands of its
The series will open in the next
issue of this paper with a 'lesson in
"Household Bacteriology' by Mar
tha Van Ransselaer, heed of the de
partment of home economics; of the
New York State College of Agricul
ture, Cornell university.
Watch for them. Perhaps you will
want to clip them out, these authori
tative articles on home topics, and
paste them in a scrapbook.
ALL ROUND TOWN
The Press club has a mystery. It
has special interest for that minor
ity, that noble remnant of real news
paper men who do press work for a
-Why is Walter Howey off the Trib
une? ,As city editor' .he has directed
the Tribune local staff for several
years. Early in January he was off
the Tribune and'hia film, "Beware of
Strangers," was announced by the
Sellg Co. , Last week he started in
with the Hearst papers. He is titled
"consulting .editor" of the Examiner
and American and, seems to be an
efficiency engineer with authority to
offer suggestions, but issue no or
ders. At one time Howey was often
described as "another Jim Keeley,"
but he seems to have left the Trib
under (conditions different from those
when Keeley quit,
"HoVey came to-the Tribune from
the Inter-Ocean," said a reminiscent
reporter ai the Press club. "He was
going to the I.-0. office daily with a
suitcase. He wrote live stories about
the Busse city hall administration.
When Howie and his suitcase of doc
uments left the I.-0. the jjtories
about the Busse administration end
ed. And the pro-Busse, pro-traction
Tribune didn't continue tne series
and what was in the suitcase re
mained a mystery." '
Marion Covell, 86, Garden Horns,
HL, killed by Aurora-Elgin electric