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AUNT SOPHRONIA—Her Opinions—Her Nieces—Offers of Marriage—The Building

Of a Home—Some Modern Misses’ Opinions—Have we capital enough to marry?

--What is this capital? –The rock on which the Home foundation rests—What

Is the cornerstone of a home?—The need of good health to make a Home

Happy—When young persons should resolve upon celibacy—Man builds his

Home from without, woman from within—Intimate knowledge of character

Requisite to a safe engagement—Long and short engagements—What is more

Important than a trousseau?—A couple may marry on small means—Let there

Be NO DEBTS—The necessity of some fixed means of making a livelihood—The

Importance of a thorough knowledge of Housekeeping—No home safe

Without this—It is equal to a large cash capital—Thorough housekeeping a

Fine art—Economy—Micawber financiering—Capacity for self-denial—Begin

Moderately—Value of knowing how to sew, make, mend, cut, fit, --Burn’s

House mother—Excellence of culture—Need of good temper in the Home—

Home our Treasure House—Are two better than one?—Look the future in the—

face—Count the cost—Make no leap in the dark—A well portioned Bride—

Two weddings—A Benediction in the Home

ORDER—TIME SAVING—A suitable age for marriage—What one should study—

When to study music or art—A young wife’s studies—How to have time for

Everything—A wedding gift—The great time saver—Dangers of Disorder—

How to manage work—Helen’s domestic management—Is mistress or maid to

Blame for disorder?—How a young woman arranged her work—Important

Hints on dress—A word on good manners—A morning call—A new method

Of sending clothes to the wash—When to mend clothes—How to wash lace

And embroidery—A disorderly house-mother—A place for everything—A

Pleasant sitting room—A window garden—A well arranged kitchen—How a

Young woman can best economize in her kitchen—How to get time for charity

Work—When to do the fall and spring sewing—The House-cleaning—Order

In individuals—Order in a farm house—A model farmer’s wife—Preparedness

For emergencies—Cousin Ann’s method of doing her housework—A time for

Everything—A place for everything—The month, week, day, hour, minute for

Various kinds of work—Don’t crowd work—A daughter’s best dowry

ECONOMY—THE POUNDS AND PENCE—Ashamed of economy—How shall we begin

To economize?—Reducing a servant’s wages—Economy and charity—The

Seamstress’ view of hard times—How working people should meet hard times—

Where people begin their economies—Servants and employers—Needful rise

And fall in wages—Fit expenses to your station in life—Don’t blush at wearing

CALICO—What constitutes a lady?—Rights of masters and employe’s—How to

Meet a reduce income—The real cost of a new silk dress—Need and Pride—

Pride a hard master—Little savings and little wastings—Losing a hundred

One dollar bills—Paying for breakages—What servants have no right to expect

--Making over dresses—Making over neck ties—To clean silk, velvet, and

Ashamed of economy or ashamed of extravagance—Making the best of what

We have on hand—Aimless savings—What to do with old clothes--- Ten dollars

Worth of clothes for one dollar—“Jumping in a bucket”—A genius for House—

Keeping—A mother’s meeting—CHARITY PAYS—Foreign economy—Ameri—

Cans are extravagant—Why?—Extravagance in coffee making—Rich French

Men and poor Americans—Foreign housekeeping—Savingin fuel—Buying

In littles—Keeping meats and vegetables sweet—Manner of keeping milk and

Buttler cool—Neatness in pantries—A home made refridgerator—Charcoal,cold

Water, and a bit of netting—Ammonia and plaster of Paris—A useful present—

Economy honorable


Variety in training—Mistakes of good people—Where to begin training—

What is a child’s first lesson?—Teach a child patience—How to teach children

To cry softly—Noise—Quiet needful to young children—Causes of summer

Diseases—Dangers in nurse maids—How children are treated by maids—Dan—

Gers of baby carts—What to require in a nurse maid—Don’t burden your little

Daughter—An over-worked child—What every mother should do for her own

Child—Care of a babe’s food—Frighting children—How to treat terror in a

Child—English nurses—Teaching children engaging manners—Teach the child

To be generous—Errors and

For authority—Early good habits—Common sense—Worth of the will—Rules

And rights—Variety in penalty—Accidents-Teaching a boy to raise a dinner—

Clean root of dishonesty—

“Mother! Can’t I go fishing?—Teasing Anna—Care of a child’s hair—

Developing a child’s beauty—A handsome family—Elements of beauty—Clothe

Children plainly—Answering children’s questions—Encouraging a love of natu-

Ral history—Mothers must read—Destructiveness and constructiveness—Obedi-


SICKNESS AND WICKEDNESS—A grain of sense—Where diseases rise—Our bodies

Should be cherished—Too much and too little physical culture—The care of

Household health woman’s work—Why Mrs. Black’s family were ill—Use of

Flannel—Thick shoes—Loose clothes—Excersize—Sunshine—A fine bed room

And a healthful bedroom—Beauty and Health—The housekeeper is the health-

Keeper—Care of the garret—Care of the cellar—Cellar and parlor—Drains

Danger of refuse suds—Spores of disease—The germ theory—Use of sal-soda

--sink pipes—Dangers of decay—House walls—Dish cloths---Pot closets—

Cisterns—The eyes of Argus—How to have a healthful home—A farm home

Scene—How shall we have healthy children?—Dr. Guthrie on long life—Value

Of good rules—Cousin Ann’s tea party—The sleep of children—A child’s

Food—When to eat—Care of a child’s sight—Infant’s toys—Care of a child’s

Feet—Care of beds—Excersize and play—Seats and Pillows—Preventing curved

Women—Choosing a sick room—How to furnish it—Value of a fireplace—

Escaping infection—Manufacturing coveniences for a sick room—Make it

Cheerful—Making a closet—A model nurse—Her dress—Her manners- Her

--How to sweep—How to put on coal—Morning cares—Too much medicine

Taking—Take care of the beginning of disease—A case in point—Another case

Never trifle with disease—Food for invalids—A neatly served meal—How to

poach an egg—How to bake an apple—Have a sick room note book—Variety

--Forget nothing—Neatness—A beautiful dish—A Salad—Salad dressing—

Sandwiches—Tea relish—Best way of roasting meat—Sleeplessness—Sleep a

Gift of God

HOME ADORNMENT—Building the wall of Home—What finishes the wall—Good

Taste—Beauty important in a home—Cash value of beauty—How to ornament

A country home—Children who love Home are inexpensive in habits—Why our

Young folks often hate the farm—Secret of hard times—Where national wealth

Lies—Farm lands should be more productive—Fertility of Palestine—Egypt—

Chaldea—Why cousin Ann’s boys love the farm—Youth craves beauty—

Beauty is cheap—A good start if life—How children can create Home beauty

--Wonderful boys and a wonderful mother—How a home increased in money

Value—Hester a housekeeper—How a poor girl made her Home beautiful—

A beautiful western cabin—Good taste creative—How to find time for beauty

--Winter ornaments—Dinning table ornaments—Value of a tasteful table—A

Center piece—Bouquets—A hanging lamp—How to arrange a table—Worth

Of little things—Care of table cloths—Always a way to get on—Trimming

What is needed in a beautiful room—Beauty and eyesight—Care of the eyes

How to escape colds—Preventing croup—Loftiness of beauty—Prime elements

Of beauty—How to buy furniture and carpets—Make comfort an aim—Care of

Furniture—Give children low seats—Do not crowd furniture—Let us help

Others to find beauty—Children’s rooms—Servant’s rooms-Visiting the sick

And poor—An invalid’s window—The power of beauty—An elegant screen—

Ornamenting glass-Painted windows—A beautiful basket—Home decora-


INDUSTRY IN THE HOME—Books—A call from Miss Black—Finding something

To do—People and their work—Work a duty—A maiden lady of means finds

Work—What Miss Black does—Helping servants—What ought girls to do?—

Housework should be learned—Are you making home happy?—Duty of parents

To train children to industry—Home a center of activity—A family well trained

--A habit, and an object—Well directed industry—Making industry pay—We

Should study our children—Working for the future—Give children a share in

Work and profit—Boy’s help in the house—A nice pair of lads—Work not an

End—What is the end?—How work injures—Fierce work—Work of pride—

Work for the lazy—Fretting over work—Unsystematic work—Killed by fuss—

Rest in the evening—Evening work—Sabbath rest—Holiday rest—Rest in

Change of work—Disease from insolence—Vigor rises from labor—Saving and

Earning—Escaping doctor’s bills—Hire your seamstress—Getting a summer

Seamstress—Two little children at work—Mischievous children—Work for a

Small boy—Teaching boys a trade—Every girl’s trade—Success from diligence

--Model family

LITERATURE IN THE HOME—How to improve a Home—Homes and books—

Value of newspapes—A farmer’s opinion of papers—An evening scene—On

A stock farm—Brought up on books—A favorite book—Scrap-books—Begin at

The beginning—Train for the future—An age of books—Hugh Miller’s first

Are taught to love the Bible—Pilgrims’ progress—How to lead children on in

Milton and Shakespear—Essays—Scientific reading—When to read novels—

What novels—The most valuable book—Reading in the line of our work—

What lawyers, doctors, and farmers should read—Fred’s four scrap-books—

What Thomas and Belinda thought—A letter on what not to read—Good and

Evil of the press—We never forget—Books form our habits of thought—Do

Not read what lessens strength, or robs of earnestness or reverence—Do not

Read secular books on Sabbath—Do no read what you desire to hide—Do not

Read from foolish curiosity—When to read—Saving moments—Book in

Parlors—Reading saves from dissipation—Systematic reading—Morning and

Evening reading—What to do Saturday evening—Reading and kitchen work—

The benefit of a Literary Society—How to read—Rules for reading—Learn

What you can about authors—Study what you read—Don’t be discouraged

What Hugh Miller says—Dr. Guthrie’s opinions—The morals of the Ice

Landers—Studious working people—Welsh workers—Seneca’s remarks on

No excuse for being without books—Lay up a book fund—A home without


ACCIDENTS IN THE HOME—How to meet an accident—Presence of mind—Dr.

John Brown, of Edinburgh, on presence of mind—Value of this quality—Its

Wedding—A mortifying act—A little girl’s presence of mind—Fred and the

Fire—Better to act than to scream—Cutting a blood vessel—Screaming murder

--The child in the well—Martha’s wisdom—Mentor’s advise to Telemaque—

A finger cut off—A burnt arm—A remedy for burns—Accidents by fire—

Careless use of kerosene—Of powder—A lessen—Care of lamps—Of fires

Of ashes—Kindling wood left on the stove—Clothes drying—Dangers of hot

Ashes—Peter Stuyvesant’s fire law—Carelessness with matches—Insurance does

Not cover loss—Fighting fire—Danger from falls—Glass or cinder in the eye

--A dog bite—Sunstroke—A mad dog—Fear of horses—Child on fire—A

Child choking—Choking on thimbles—Dye in cloth—Antidotes for poison—

Screaming and incapacity—Never frighten a child—Careless nurse

RELIGION IN THE FAMILY—He did not believe in religion—Morals and religion

--The state of religion—The Sabbath question—Religion the basis of laws—

Sanctity of the family—Family founded on the Bible—How the Bible approves

Its origin—The family and the state—Religion and crime—Piety and pauperism

--Religion and independence—A family anniversary—Home building for

Eternity—Every day religion—Why cultivate family piety—The comfort of

Religion—The finest inheritance—Religion in cousin Ann’s home—A Sabbath

Well spent—Family worship—No unkind criticisims—An irreligious family—

Helen’s Sabbath instructions—Bunyan’s Mr. Talkative—A church going habit

--Religion while traveling—Citizenship in Heaven—Danger of late hours—

Parental vigilance—The family guide book—A word from Plato

HOSPITALITY IN THE HOME—A garden of roses—The queen of social virtues

Varieties in hospitality—Ostentatious

Smalley’s hospitality—Common sense hospitality—Hospitality without apology

--Biblical hospitality—Selfish hospitality—Excessive hospitality—Elegant hos-

Pitality—The right kind of hospitality—A sewing society discussion—What

Our minister said—Bible instances—Plainess in hospitality—Manners of

Guests—As good as a sermon—A home view of hospitality—A guest room

The mother’s room—Abuse of hospitality—Mountain cabin—A western settler’s

Home—Good Samaritan deeds-The poor—A remarkable instance—Valuable

Choicest form of rural hospitality--

FRIENDSHIP IN THE HOME—Boys in the street—Dangerous playmates—A child

Is a social animal—Responsibility of mothers—Gold, Silver, and brass training

--Bring Tom to order—Friends are a necessity of our nature—A young

Girl’s companion—Our minister’s sermon on friendship—Sympathy in opinions

Dangers of evil company—Youth has strange grounds of choice—Safety of

Brothers—Country homes—Entertain your son’s friends—Mrs. Blacks despair

A wicked child—Mutual aid—Aunt Sophronia’s party—Life long friendships—

Grounds of friendship—Women’s freindships—Men’s friendships—Friendships

Of men and women

VALUE OF GOOD MANNERS—How to learn good manners—Books on etiquette

--Cash value of elegant manners-What emerson says—Train early in good

Manners—Little children’s manners—Manliness of good manners—Advise to

A boy—Good manners in conversation—Kindness creates courtesy—How to

Teach children good manners—Dr. Guthrie on manners—French manners

Manners to our servants—To our children—Life’s small change—A polite

Young man—Cousin Ann’s rules—Virtue of reverence—Where taught—Man

Ners of the present age—Saucy literature—Why we exalt the past—A good

Boy to his mother—Manners at meals—Farm house tables—Take time for

Meals—Children and company—Shy children—Forward Children—Cultivate

Children’s manners—Old fashioned courtesies—Politeness to mothers—What not

To do—Waiting on sisters—Be sincere—Be sympathetic—Be self forgetful

Be thoughtful—Cultivate conversation—Politeness the sum of littles—Home

Deserves good manners—Be pleasant in the morning—Little sins—Be modest

A model girl—Accept reproof kindly—Chesterfield’s opinion—Courtesy the

Flower of home

METHODS OF DOING WORK—Causes of insanity—Insanity and overwork—Why

Is there over work?—Religious insanity—Indolence and insanity—Over work

And under rest—Work is a blessing—Dangers of ignorance—Value of resting

--Needless work—Hard common sense—The sewing machine—Saving hours

Different ways of doing the same work—John Rocheford’s story of pancakes

How to get supper—Knowing how to do it—Fear of seeming lazy—We are

All a little mad!—Reason applies to baking, boiling, and dish washing—

Unfairly distributed work—Dr. Curwen’s opinion—Rest by change of work

Over taxed house mothers—Need of perfect quiet—Need of firmness—Sleep

Food—Don’t bear imaginary burdens—How to clean an oil cloth—To clean off

Rust—Cleaning knives—Shells for cleaning pots—Cleaning tins—Paper for

Cleaning—Keeping a stove clean—Paper for glass cleaning—Care of silver—

Care of iron utensils—How to clear off a table—How to wash dishes---How

To teach a servant—How to sweep a room—Care of carpets—Irving’s dutch

Housewife—Let need form the rule—Washing—Babies cross on Monday!

Why we have broken down women—Cleaning lace curtains—Excellent


THE UNITY OF THE HOME—The home is a unit—A rope of sand—A false home

--Dangers of secrets between man and wife—Oneness of aim— Inform chidren

Of family affairs—Confidence between parents and children—“Women’s

--Concealment is criminal—The marriage service—The Doctor in “Stepping

Heavenward”—A deceived young man—Hiding purchases—Miriam’s opinions

Relations in law—Time an avenger—Mothers in law and daughters in law—

An Arab proverb—Need each family live alone—Paying family debts—

Attention to the old and aged mother—A large family—A step mother—

Excellent testimony—Dangers of partiality—Maiden Aunts—Whittier’s maiden

Aunt—A step mother’s position—Her duty—Her rights—Her disadvantages

Love and duty—False accusations—My cousin’s step mother—A motherless

Family—A silly prejudice—Children’s manners to each other—Unjust charges

Keeping birthdays—Yearly holidays—Thanksgiving day—Jean Ingelow’s

Wedding days—A thirtieth anniversary—A fine farm—Which is dearer, child

Or grandchild?

THE USE AND ABUSE OF MONEY IN THE HOME—An argument between two

Boys—Aunt Sophronia’s decision—Money as a means, not an end—The miser’s

Love—Unlawful love of money—Evil’s caused by money loving—Right love of

Money—The good of money—All toil means money—Affectation of disdaining

Money—Virtue and poverty—Crime and poverty—Extravagance among the

--Joubert’s precept—Lord Bacon’s precept—The home’s money basis—The

Comfortable position for the home—Economy a revenue—Economy and

Meaness—Little savings—Two young housewives—Rules for getting rich—

What is it to be rich?—What Astor got for his wealth—Four rules for money

Making—Which is the hardest?—Betsy Rourke’s riches—Economy in poverty—

What a cook laid up—Worth trying—When not to save—A field for self—

Denial—Setting out in life—Begin moderately—Living beyond our means—

What is extravagance?—A portrait of extravagance—Know your income—

Mark expenses—Keep accounts—Washington and Wellington as account—

Keepers—How to keep accounts—Value of persistency—Disasterous changes--

A farmer’s wife—Slow and safe—A family experience—Debts shorten life—

Poverty is only relative—Making haste to be rich—Avoid illiberality—A hard

Bargain is a bad bargain for the prosper—No mortgage on the farm—Give

The children toys—Don’t begrudge flowers—Too much money given children

--False ideas—Worth of earned money—Monitions given to a boy

ATTENTION TO DRESS—Belinda and her new gown—Do we think to much about

Dress?—The duty of thinking about dress—Authorities on dress—Certain odd

Sermon—How we think to much of dress—Selfishness in dress—The dressy

Daughter—Reason and common sense in dress—Vast importance of dress

Dress as it regards health, honesty , charity—We must THINK about dress—

Fashion tried by laws of common sense—Ear-rings—Beauty of the ear—

Frizzes- The human head—How to care for the hair—How to dress it—The

Hair in its Home appearance—Oriental and western fashions—High-heeled

Boots—Their dangers—Affecting the spine—Injury to the eyes—Insanity

Chinese and American absurdities—The mania for compression—The waist

Evil affects of tight lacing on the appearance—Artists and the natural figure

--Hindering a figure—Long trains—Modesty and immodesty in dress—Walk-

Ing dresses—Great underlying principles—Dress as it adds to home comfort

--Carelessness in dressing children in winter—An extravagant women—Un

Untidy women—Dress and health—Under flannels—Care of the feet—Cover

The head—Lightness in dress—Fashions for children—Questions in buying

Dress—Dress and honesty—Begging fine dress—Train children to honest judg

Ments about dress—Sumptuary laws-Curious laws on dress—Beauty and

Taste in dress—Husbands lovers and sons—Few clothes—but good ones—

Rules of beauty—What dress suits large and small people—Colors for dark

And fair folks—Dress for small companies—For children’s parties—For church

--Durable goods—Flowers as as ornaments—Ribbons—Jewelry—Too splendid


MISTRESSES AND SERVANTS—Imporatnce of a servant’s position—The Home

Reaches beyond itself—inefficient servants—Creating paupers—Positive and

Negative losses—In a family and not of it—The home tie for servants—The

Common womanhood—Mrs Black’s expression—Mrs Sophronia’s opinion

Frequent change of servants—Trusting our servants—Cultivating trustworti

Ness—A model mistress—Good rules—An old proverb—A servant in distress

--A little love story—Permit no negligence—No disobedience—Allowing visi

Guardian—What hiring a maid means—A brutal maid—A generous maid—

Servants’ instruction—Their rooms—A grateful servant—Politeness—See that

Children treat servants kindly—Kitchen conveniences—Good example and

Good advice—A thrifty woman—Mending household linen—Be ruled by prin-

Maid—Dangers of housekeeper’s ignorance—A fashion of complaint—Keeping

Too many servants—A new way of increasing efficiency—Decision—Care of

Brooms—What a servant may be—My servant—A wise servant—Her library

--Martha contrives a filter—How to save sugar—Caring for servants comfort

--Three maiden ladies—A widely extended charity

A YOUNG MAN WHO EXPECTS TO MARRY—A deep question—The secret of Home

How to buy furniture—Buy for use—Kitchen furniture—Choice of furniture—

How to buy a carpet—Harmony in furnishing—How to study EFFECT—A

Compliment to a lady—How to make furniture—How to make a chair—A

Table—A sofa—Window curtains—Shades—Divans—How to make a bracket

--A toilette table—A lounge—How to make a paper carpet—A French

Author’s view—how to maintain the happy home—Care of furniture—How to

Destroy a home—How to discourage a man—How really happy children

Played—Small ways of destroying Home—Courtesy in the happy Home—

Punctuality—A punctual housewife—Dinner to the minute—Keep calm temp-

Pers—Have enough to eat—A proper family table—Where we waste and save

--How not to cook beef—How to use cold meat—Cheap varieites of food—

Foresight in housekeeping—How to make a luncheon—Need of lunch—A

Mid day meal—A late supper—How to give a small dinner party—How to set

The table—How to arrange the dinning room—The two chief element of a

Dinner party—Salad for fish—How to cook potatoes—Nuts and salt—Calm-

Ness—Ease—No haste—Dinners without wines—Calculation—A model house

Wife—House plants—Causes and treatment of their diseases—How to keep air

Moist—Care of frosted plants—Let children share their cultivation—Music in

The Home—Reading aloud—What is good reading—The art of telling a story

Well—Tale telling at meals

ANCIENT AND MEDLEVAL HOMES—A Christmas week—Christmas the home

Feast—The first form of the Home—Patriarchal life—Servant—The encamp-


Cesses as cooks—Hospitality—The classic home—Description of Roman

Family worship—Books—Slaves—Dress—A Roman dinner—The Roman

Table—Cooking utensils—Family life—Holiday amusements—The successors of

Roman civilization—The Celt and his home—Character of the Celts—Their

Places of worship—Beehive huts—Celtic cookery—How they buried their

Dead—Saxons and their home—A Saxon tomb—Sources of information—

The Jews as architects—Saxon houses—THE BOARD—Fuel—Larder—Lights


Marriage relations—Our names for

Dames—Clothes as heirlooms—Early English furniture—Western cabins--

Indian wigwam

MODEL HOME—Plato’s letter—The sanctity of marriage—Immortality of the home

--Its divine origin—Bishop of Winchester on marriage—Building a house—

General principles—Position—Frame work—Place for bed rooms and kitchen

--Color of walls—Paper—Color in furnishing—Decisive hues—The surround-

Ings of a home—Rustic furniture—Gardens—Convenient houses—Use of

Of home influence—Home blessing

THINGS THAT ALL SHOULD KNOW—Soup making and serving—Meats and their

Cooking—Good recipes for—When to use—What to use—Made dishes—Side

Dishes—Two hunded ways to cook an egg—As many ways of cooking a

Tomato—Cooking for children—For the sick—Puddings—Cakes—Something to

Please children—How to make candy—Desserts—How to clean and repair

Clothes and furniture—Cleaning silk—Cloth—Furs—How to make household

Linen last long—How to sew—How to make over old clothes—Very needful

Recipes for bread—yeast—Gruel—Tea and Coffee—How to save—Poisons and

Their antidote—Fits and fainting—How to meet accidents—Hysteria—Care of

Drains and sewers—Care and cure of diphtheria—Gas and gas poisoning—




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