The Profession of Home Making: A Condensed Home-study Course ...

American School of Home Economics, 1911 - 736 sider
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Side 497 - ... banking and annuities, before the working people will desert their friendly societies and unions, notwithstanding all their imperfections. The peculiar conditions of the workman's life, and his precise requirements, are very imperfectly understood by his aristocratic friends. Leclaire said truly, ' To know the workman, one must have been a workman himself, and above all remember it.' None but a workman knows the imperative pressure of these conditions, knows consciously how they mould the course...
Side 661 - ... or scarlet fever, the one rule of most imperative necessity being the isolation of the patient. Immediately upon the appearance of the disease, the patient should be removed to a room as remote as possible from family occupancy. This room should be prepared for his reception by removing from it all superfluous furniture...
Side 403 - Economic value — The use which the woman makes of money in the home is of equal importance to the acquiring of the money. "It is the present duty of the economist to magnify the office of the wealth expender, to accompany her to the very threshold of the home, that he may point out its woeful defects, its emptiness, caused not so much by lack of income as by lack of knowledge of how to spend wisely.
Side 419 - The first law is that the proportion between expenditure and nutriment grows in geometrical progression in an inverse ratio to wellbeing ; in other words, the higher the income the smaller is the percentage of cost of subsistence. The second is that clothing assumes and keeps a distinctly constant proportion in the whole. The third is that lodging, warming and lighting have an invariable proportion, whatever the income is.
Side 472 - ... to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly: to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never. In a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common. This is to be my symphony.
Side 697 - Beat the whites until fairly stiff, and fold them into the yolk ; pour the mixture into a hot buttered omelet pan ; cook for about two minutes ; put into the oven for one minute to cook the upper surface. Egg Cream Separate the yolks of two eggs from the whites; add two tablespoonfuls of sugar to the yolks ; beat until well mixed ; add the juice and grated rind of half a lemon ; place the bowl in a dish of boiling water on the fire ; stir slowly until the mixture begins to thicken ; add the beaten...
Side 60 - The remaining ingredient of the food of our breakfast to be considered is the mineral matter which constitutes the ash when food-products are burned. There is only 5 or 6 per cent of mineral elements in our bodies, but these materials are necessary to life and health. They are found chiefly in the bones and teeth, but are present also in the flesh, blood, and other fluids. Phosphate of calcium forms the principal mineral part of the bones. we eat contains a small amount of mineral Common Bait matter...
Side 407 - Whenever one's knowledge of a subject has passed the stage of drudgery and becomes a science, its performance immediately becomes a pleasure. The ability to do a thing in the highest known perfection...
Side 710 - ... eight, to its base. Then make a turn around the wrist to keep these from slipping, and return to the root of the second finger. Lead the bandage by one or two spirals to the top of this, then proceed down it, as upon the first finger, concluding with another turn upon the wrist.
Side 93 - Remov chloride of iron is soluble and so hydrochloric acid is used to remove the rust. The best method of applying the acid is as follows : Fill an earthen dish twothirds full of hot water and stretch the stained cloth over this. Have near two other dishes with clear water in one and ammonia water in the other. The steam from the hot water will furnish the heat and moisture favorable for chemical action. Drop a little hydrochloric (muriatic) acid on the stain with a mediFIG.

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