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708 THE FLORIDA AGRICULTURIST
HOUSEHOLD DEPARTMENT DEPARTMENTAll
inquirY for this de department department department ¬
All communications communica ons or
partment should be addressed to toFLORIDA toFLORIDA toFLORIDA
FLORIDA AGRICULTURIST AGRICULTURISTThe
The editor of this department will gladly gladlywelcome gladlywelcome gladlywelcome
welcome any hints or articles pertinent to the thehousehold thehousebold thehousehold
household If any reader has any helpful sug suggestions S1 suggestions > g ggestions ¬
gestions please send them along alongXiet alongLet alongLet
Let Us Forget ForgetLet ForgetLet ForgetLet
Let us forget the day is cold coldThe coldThe coldThe
The fire is out and we are old oldLet oldLet oldLet
Let us forget cares that corrode corrodeLet corrodeLet corrodeLet
Let us drop oft of that weary load loadIxjt loadLet loadLet
Let us u < forget the grudge we owe oweBy oweBy oweBy
By kindly deeds subdue our foe foeLet foeLet foeLet
Let us forget the selfish deed deedThe deedThe deedThe
The selfish man receives his meed meedLet meedLet meedLet
Let us forget the world of strife strifeThe strifeThe strifeThe
The daily struggle there therefor for life lifeLet lifeLet lifeLet
Let us forget ourselves our sorrow sorrowThe sorrowThe sorrowThe
The sun will shine for us tomorrow tomorrowLet tomorrowLet
Let us forget that some arc base baseAnd baeeAud baseAnd
And learn to love the human race raceDelia raceDelia raceDelia
Delia Hart Stone StoneHonor StoneHonor StoneHonor
Honor to those whose words and anddeeds anddeeds anddeeds
deeds deedsThus deedsTlms deedsThus
Thus help us in our daily needs needsAnd needsAn needsAnd
And An < 1 by b their overflow overflowKalse overflown1lse overflowRaise
Raise us from what is low lowNew lowNew lowNew
New York Magazine of Mysteries
After Breakfast Chat ChatBy ChatBr ChatBy
By Janet M 1 Hill HillThe HillThe HillThe
The best things are nearest nearestThen nearestThendo Then Thendo ilen ilendo
do not grasp at the stars but do dolifes dolifes dolifes
lifes plain common work as it comes comescertain comescert1in comescertain
certain that daily ailr duties and daily dailybread dailybread dailybread
bread are the sweetest things of life lifeBeautiful lifeBeautiful lifeBeautiful
Beautiful homemaking is the first firstarid firstm firstalld
arid m il best career of any an woman who is isnot isnot isnot
not an exceptional genius in some someparticular sOllleparticular someparticular
particular direction directionTo
To most of us the best part of the thesummers thesummers thesummers
summers outing is the return to our ourfiresides ourfiresides ourfiresides
firesides and the pleasures and joys joysof jOrsof joysof
of housekeeping By those who are areinterested areinterested areinterested
interested in any an line of work wOloleen wOloleenhousekeepingevery workevenhousekeepingevery even evenhousekeeping
housekeeping housekeepingevery every little thing that thatconies thatcomes thatcomes
comes up during the summer vaca vacation vacatlon vacation ¬
tion that has any bearing on the thespecial thespecial thespecial
special subject in hand is carefully carefullytreasured carefullytrea6ured carefullytreasured
treasured and the summer vacation vacationwith vacationwith aeationwith
with its change of locality mode of oflife oflife oflife
life and chance of association a with withnew withnew withnew
new people furnishes rich material materialthat materialthat materialthat
that we are desirous of making over overand overall overand
and adapting to our needs Thus it is isthat isthat isthat
that with enthusiasm born of knowl knowledge lmowledge knowledge ¬
edge as well as renewed health the thehomecoming thehomecoming I Ihomecoming
homecoming is looked forward to with withpleasure withpleasure
I
pleasure even though the rich autumn autumndays autumndnys autumnclays
days in the country hold gracious graciouspromises graciouspromises I Ipromises
promises to all who linger to enjoy enjoythem enjoytllCm enjoythem
them themThe tllCmThe themThe
The subjects < of conversation which whichprobably whichprohahl whichprobably
probably most fully full engross the at attention attention attention ¬
tention of women in the average sum summer summer summer ¬
mer colony are clothes and food foodIf foodIf foodIf
If we have learned anything of ofvalue ofvalue ofvalue
value regarding clothes and the way wayto wayto wayto
to wear them anything an thing that will add addto addto addto
to the appearance uPP > lrlIlCe or comfort of our ourselves ourfelYe ourselves ¬
selves or familiei fm ilic1 or that will lessen lessenthe Iescnthe lessenthe
the labor of keeping a family well wellresse welllressel welltressed
lressel resse let rs II treasure it for personal personalnToavarce pereona pereona111111Iee personala
nToavarce a lies at the foundation of ofall ofnIl ofall
all real ren selfrespect An n ill dressed dressedwoman dressedWOn1ll1 dressedwoiran
woman is never at ease and so never neverat neverIt neverat
at her best whereas the conscious consciousHPM eonsciounest
nest that one is i well dressed gives givesone givesore ies iesone
one assurance and courage that will willenable willcllallie willenable
enable her to face almost nmo t anything anythingthat anythingthat anythingthat
that may arise ariseBut arileHut ariseBut
But an article of apparel or a style styleof styleof styleof
of dressing dreRIII the hair ha 11 eminently becom becoming becolllIng becoming ¬
ing and suitable to one individual or orto orto or orto
to a certain occasion may IIlU not be ap appropriate appr appropriate ¬
propriate pr priafe to us U on any occasion and andthought alllithought andthought
thought needs to bo given to some something Rolliethin omething ¬
thing thin more than our mere liking liIin of the theidea tl tlillen theidea
idea or thing before we e can adopt it itand itand itand
and make it our own If this thi be betrue IIItnle betrue
true in the matter of dress how howmuch howmuch howmuch
much more applicable is the Idea when whenwe whenwe whenwe
we are cor considering idering food Your neigh neighbor neighI neighbor ¬
I bor at atjahle fable a quiet ladylike women womenwhom womenwhom womenwhom
whom you youmuch much admire through
some defect of constitution probably probablya
a derangement of the heart can cantake cant1ke cantake
take but little liquid She drinks drinkswater drinkswater drinkswater
water but infrequently and in small smallquantity smallqualltit smallquantity
quantity at table she discards soups soupsand soupamI soupsand
and milk You call the attention of ofyour ofour ofyour
your our active golfplaying daughters daughtersto
to this habit and suggest that the thequantity thequantity thequantity
quantity of fruit punch lemonade lemonadeginger lemonadeginger lemonadeginger
ginger ale water and milk in which whichthey whichthey whichthey
they are constantly cons mtly indulging is un unnecessary unnec unnecessary ¬
necessary nec smj and savors quite of vul vulgarity vu vugarity vulgarity ¬
garity garityThe garityThe garityThe
The modern girl is quite liberally liberallyendowed liberallyenllowed liberallyendowed
endowed with common sense and andif andif andif
if her mother is to remain to her a afigure afigure afigure
figure in the foreground she needs needshave needshave needshave
have a reason for the faith that is isin isin isin
in her and not advise indiscriminately indiscriminatelyas
as is to what is and is not suitable in infood infootI infood
food foodThe foodThe
footIThe
The complaint is often heard that thattoo tlJattoo thattoo
too much is expected of the modern modernwoman modernwoman modernwoman
woman and that one cannot know knoweverything knoweYer knoweverything
everything eYer thing but this cry comes from fromthose fromthose fromthose
those whose main resource is cards cardsrather cardsrather cardsrather
rather than from earnest women who wholiave who1me wholeave
leave in life some definite object to towork towork towork
work for as a family or a calling callingKarnest eallingEarnest callingEarnest
Earnest sincere women in their theirnew theirnew eir eirnew
new enthusiasm will look into the thewhy thewi thewhy
why wi I and wherefore of things and andreason andreason andreason
reason out why Mrs A has been ad advised adyi advised ¬
vised yi < etl by b her physician to eat or re reject reject reject ¬
ject certain articles of food She Shewill Shewill Shewill
will also IISO try to prepare satisfactorily satisfactorilycertain satisfactorilycertain satisfactorilycertain
certain articles of food which others othershave othershave othershave
have praised but for which she al always alwU always ¬
ways wU s has held an aversion To be besure besure besure
sure these are only little things but butthey butthey butthey
they may become steppingstones < to tomore tomore tomore
more important matters mattersThe mattersThe mattersThe
The vacationist who has not return returned retumed returned ¬
ed home more tolerant of her neigh neighbors neighuors neighbors ¬
bors views who has not learned to tocultivate tocllthate tocultivate
cultivate an appreciation of the good in inthose inthole Inthose
those whose training and mode of oflife oflife oflife
life differ greatly from rom her own has haslost hasIONt haslost
lost one of the best uest and most broad broadening broadening broadening ¬
ening influences of the summer out outing outing outing ¬
ing
About tHe New Fashions Fashionsm FashionsHere FashionslIele FashionsHere
Here are the New e Materials f1terialsIn MaterialsInmaterial f1terialsInniaterials In Innaterials
material niaterials m the heavier fabrics are in inthe inthe intile
the minority Even the cheviots cheviotstweeds cheviotstweeds cheviotstweeds
tweeds and mannish wool materials materialsare
are much lighter in weight than they theywere theywere theywere
were a few seasons ago Materials Materialswith Material6with Materialswith
with a lustrous finish are much in hivogue invogue invogue
vogue There are broadcloths and andHenrietta andHenrietta andHenrietta
Henrietta cloths which have a surface surfaceas
as glossy oss as satin satinIt satinIt satinIt
It promises to be a velvet winter winterand wintertIllI winterand
and for reception wear and calling callingcostumes callingcostumes callingcostumes
costumes much chiffon velvet will willbe willhe willbe
be used used For shirtwaist suits and andtailored andtnilored andtailored
tailored skirtandcoat costumes cord corduroy LOrduro corduroy ¬
uroy uro will be largely la ely worn This too toohas toohas toohas
has lost much of its former heaviness heavinessHow heavinessHow heavinessflow
How the Xew Skirts are Finished FinishedThe FinishedThe FinishedThe
The new gored and plaited skirts this thisautumn thisautumn thisautumn
autumn are all finished with H hem hemat hemat hemat
at the bottom which varies in depth depthfrom depthfrom depthfrom
from one and onehalf on half to two inches inchesHows inchesflows
I
Hows of stitching finish the hem at atthe atthe atthe
the top When hen the skirt is made of ofa ofn ofa
a heavy material it is often faced facedI facedwith facedwith
I with the same fabric the facing ex extending extending extending ¬
tending about the depth of the hem hemand hemand hembeing
and andbottom being bein stitched at the top and andbottom antIbottom
bottom The circular skirts are very veryhard veryhard
laird hard to hem and sr so > they are generally generallyfaced generallyfaced enerall enerallfacel
faced The facings are narrow and andare andare andare
are either of the same material or of ofilk ofill ofsilk
< silk ilk ill matching in color the petticoat petticoatOne petticoatOne petticoatOne
One of the most important features of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the new skirts is that the closing is isinvisible isinyisiue isinvisible
invisible Many of f the skirts close closein
in n front or on the side under a plait plaitMl plaitII
Ml II the skirts fit more closely close around aroundthe aroundthe aroundthe
the tips than during the spring sp ing and andsiiimer mul1nmel andwinner
siiimer and many mnn of the new models modelsintroduce mode18illtrocluce modelsintroduce
introduce the tunic effect effectFor effectFor effectFor
For fall costumes silks are high in inrteiianil inlllIantl Inoemaand
rteiianil and much more will be seen seenas seenas seenas
as well as exquisite patterns in the thewarp tllewarpprintetl thewarpprinted
warp warpprintetl printed silks silksI silksLaces
I l Laces < ices and in Fancy Fanc Buttons ButtonsMany ButtonsManyof Mhny Mhnyof nmyff
of the allover laces with narrower narrowerinsertions narrowerinsertions narrowerinsertiolis
insertions to match are charmingly charminglywrought charminglywrought charminglywrought
wrought with the ribbon embroidery embroideryChiffon emhrolderyChilTon embroideryChiffon
Chiffon bands decorated with black blacksilk hacksill blacksilk
silk appliques are among the favorite favoritetrimmings fmoritetrinHnings favoritetrimmings
trimmings and silk embroidered gal galloons galloons galloons ¬
loons especially In twotoned effects effectsare effectsare effectsare
are extremely good style styleButtons styleButtons styleButtons
Buttons are the height of fashion
ROYAL ROYALBaking ROY ROYALBakiixgr AL ALBaking
Baking Powder PowderWith PowderMakes PowderMakes
Makes Clean Bread BreadWith
With Royal Baking Powder there is isno isno isno
no mixing with the hands no sweat of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the brow Perfect cleanliness greatest greatestfacility greatestfacility greatestfacility
facility sweet clean healthful food foodFull foodFun foodFull
Full instructions in the Royal Baker and Pastry Cook Cookbook Cookbook Cookbook
book for making all kinds of bread biscuit and cake cakewith cakewith cakewith
with Royal Baking Powder Gratis to any address addressROYAL addressROYAL addressROYAL
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO 100 WILLIAM ST NEW YORK
and many of them are seen in wonder wonderful wonderfu wonderful
ful fu jewel effects Crystal buttons buttonare buttonsare
are to be seen on many of the elabor elaborate elaborate elaborate ¬
ate costumes while those of stained stainedwood stainedwood stainedwood
wood are liked likc for the plainer frocks frocksand frocksand I Iand
and crochet buttons are again in fash fashion fashlon ¬ I Iion
ion
Womans omans Home Companion CompanionTwenty CompanionTwenty CompanionTwenty
Twenty Minute Soups That Cost CostFifteen CostFifteen CostFifteen
Fifteen Cents CentsOne CentsOne CentsOne
One naturally turns when thinking thinkingof
of quick soups to some form of vege vegetable vegetaule vegetable ¬
table foods mixed with milk slightly slightlythickened slightlytlJickellc slightlythickened
thickened with a mixture of butter butterand butterand butterand
and flour All the green vegetables vegetableslend vegetableslend vegetableslend
lend themselves easily to this combi combination combination combination ¬
nation A little onion a bay leaf five fivecents fivecents fivecents
cents worth will last a year ten cents centsworth centswOlth centsworth
worth of celery seed sec with salt and andpepper andlepper andpepper
pepper give you the necessary flavor flavorings flavorings flavorings ¬
ings The roots as turnips parsnips parsnipscarrots parsnipscarrots I Icarrots
carrots salsify beets all require long longcooking longcooking I Icooking
cooking To utilize them in the quick quicksoups quicksoups I Iooups
soups use the left overs Carrots how however however ¬
ever I er can be grated and cooked in inwater inwater inwater
water in fifteen minutes A few left leftover leftover leftover ¬
over lima beans Kidney beans or orother orother orother
other ordinary beans may be convert converted converted ¬
ed into delicious soups requiring only onlytwenty onlytwent onlytwenty
twenty twent minutes in making from be beginning beginning beginning ¬
ginning to end If housewives would wouldlearn wouldlearn wouldlearn
learn to save every tablespoonful of ofvegetables ofege ofu
vegetables u ege lulM left over from the meal mealthey mea meatllC mealthey
they tllC could make combination soups soupsfor soupsfor soupsfor
for the next days luncheon These Thesesoups Thesesoups Thesesoups
soups are nutritious and cost but little littleIn littleIn littleIn
In separating the roots of celery It Itis itis itIs
is wise to put the tops and roots and andthe andthe andthe
the outside stalks aside for cream of ofcelery ofcelery ofcelery
celery soup the water in which the thecelery thecelery thecelery
celery is boiled for stewed celery is ismi isan Isin
mi in exceedingly nice addition to an anoyster ano anoyster
oyster o ster soup soupCream soupCream soupCream
Cream of Tomato Soup SoupAdd Add a pint pintof pintof pintof
of water to a pint of stewed tomatoes tomatoesa
a slice of onion a level teaspoonful of ofsalt ofsalt ofsalt
salt a bit of pepper bring to boiling boilingpoint boilingIoint boilingpoint
point and add one rounding table tablespoonful tabesloonful tablespoonful
spoonful of butter rubbed with two tworounding tworounding tworounding
rounding tablespoonfuls of flour stir stiruntil stiruntil stiruntil
until the soup again boils strain strainthrough strainthrongh strainthrough
through a fine sieve and serve with withtiny willitin withtiny
tiny tin squares of toasted bread breadSalsify breadsalsif breadSalsify
Salsify salsif Soup SoupScrub Scrub and cut six sixroots sixIoots sixroots
roots of salsify in small slices cover coverwith coverwith coverwith
with one pint of water cook cook gently gentlyfor gentlyfOI gentlyfor
for twenty minutes add a pint of ofmilk ofmilk ofmilk
milk a tablespoonful of butter and andtwo andtwo andtwo
two tablespoonfuls of flour rubbed rubbedtogether rubbedtogether rubbedtogether
together stir carefully until it reaches reachesthe reahesthe reachesthe
the boiling point add a teaspoonful teaspoonfulof
of salt a bit of pepper and a teaspoon teaspoonful ¬
ful of grated onion Serve with oyster oystercrackers oystercrackers oystercrackers
crackers crackersCream crackersCream crackersCream
I
Cream of Potato Soup SoupPare Pare four foursmall foursmall foursmall
small potatoes cover with boiling boilingwater boilingwater boilingwater
water boil rapidly for Jive J e minutes minutesthrow minutesthrow
1 throw the water away and cover with
a pint and a half of boiling water waterAdd waterAdd waterAdd
Add a slice of onion a bay leaf and a afew afeV afew
few celery tops chopped fine the thegreen thegreen thegreen
green leaves of the celery will answer answerfor answerfor answerfor
for this purpose cover and boil for forfifteen forfifteen forfifteen
fifteen minutes or until the potatoes potatoesare
are soft While these are boiling put puta
a pint of milk in the double boiler boileradd boileradd boileradd
add a tablespoonful of butter and one oneof oneof oneof
of flour rubbed together press the thepotatoes thepotatoes thepotatoes
potatoes through a fine sieve using usingthe usingthe usingthe
the water in which they are boiled boiledadd boiledatId boiledadd
add tins mixture to the hot milk in inthe inllie inthe
the double boiler Stir until thorough thoroughly ¬
ly I heated and serve serveCream serveCream serveCream
Cream of Corn Soup SoupScore Score six ears earsof earsof earsof
of corn down the center press out outall outall outall
all the fleshy portions leaving the thehusk thehusk thehusk
husk on the cob Put a pint of milk milkover milkoer milkover
over the fire in a double boiler add addone addone addone
one tablespoonful of butter and one oneof oneof oneof
of flour rubbed together and stir stiruntil stirnntil stiruntil
until the milk is smooth and hot hotthen hotthen hotthen
then add the corn a level teaspoonful teaspoonfulof
of salt salt alt a dash of pepper and cook ten tenminutes tenminutes tenminutes
minutes This can be made just as asdelicious asdelicious asdelicious
delicious with a good brand ot can canned cannc canned ¬
ned nc corn cornQuick cornQnick cornQuick
Quick Turkish Soup SoupStir Stir a a tea teaspoonful teaspoonful teaspoonful
spoonful of beef extract into a quart quartof quartof
of boiling water add a tablespoonful tablespoonfulof
of grated onion a fsaJtspoonful of ofcelep ofcelery ofcelery
celep celery seed When this reaches the theboiling thelJoiJing theboiling
boiling point pour it slowly over the thewell lliewell thewell
well beaten yolks of two eggs Have Haveready Haveready Haveready
ready four tablespoonfuls of boiled boiledrice boiledrice boiledrice
rice add and serve at once onceTomato onceTomato onceTomato
Tomato Bouillon BouillonUse Use one on one can of oftomatoes oftomatoes oftomatoes
tomatoes add a pint of water a slice sliceof slIceof sliceof
of onion a bay ba leaf a little celery celeryseed celerysec celeryseed
seed sec and boil rapidly ten minutes minutesPress minuteslress minutesPress
Press through a colander as much of ofthe ofllie ofthe
the flesh as possible Add the beaten beatenwhites beatenwhites beatenwhites
whites of two eggs boil for five min minutes minutes minutes ¬
utes and strain through a cheese cloth clothKeheat clothHeheat clothReheat
Reheat the bouillon add a cup of ofwhipped ofwhippc ofwhipped
whipped cream and serve at once oncewith oncewith oncewith
with strips of toasted bread If one oneprefers onelrefers oneprefers
prefers twelve ripe tomatoes may be beused beused beused
used instead of the canned article articleThe articleThe articleThe
The shipment of oranges east eastfrom eastfrom eastfrom
from California last season were 27 2
000 cars containing ten and a half halfmillion halfmillion halfmillion
million boxes A railroad company companyreport companyreport companyreport
report declares that the growers re received receivc received ¬
ceived an average of above 140 per perbox peruox perbox
box The fame company estimates estimatesthe
the shipments for this years crop at
37000 3 000 carloads according to the re report report report ¬
port from which these figures are arequoted arequoted arequoted
quoted the charges for transportation transportationicing transportationicing transportationicing
icing etc were 325 per car Re Reduced Reuced Reduced ¬
duced uced to crate unit this would mean meanabout meanabout meanabout
about CO cents for hauling the fruit fruitthree fruitthree fruitthree
three thousand miles Will some of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Florida Flori a fruit shippers tell how howthis howthis bowthis
this charge compares with the charge chargefor chargefor chargefor
for the one thousand mile haul from fromFlorida fromFlorida fromFloridaTampa
Florida FloridaTampa Tampa Times

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