Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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and heart. We be-lieve that which serves best distractsleast. Things in evidence must be un-assuming and dignified. You can notafford to harass your nerves with gaudyand noisy surroundings. f[ This particularpiece of Roycroft furniture will lend it-self to the surroundings: and no matterwhat the style is, there will be no clash.There is a quiet dignity about it that iswell substantiated by its utility andcapacity to serve. ^ Just see for your-self how useful it may be—and it takesup very little room. •][ We finish itin Roycroft Brown, a soft, deep shadethat peculiarly brings out the beautifulgrain of quartered oak. €fl Your orderwill be filled promptly, on receipt.Write us about it today. :-: :-: The Roycroft line of furniture includes a varied assortment of designs for Dining-Room, Den, Library and Bedroom inQuartered oak or solid mahogany. Send twenty-five cents for a complete catalog THE ROYCROFT FURNITURE SHOP EAST AURORA, NEW YORK September, 1913 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS
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FATTENING POULTRY FOR THETABLE By E. I. FARR1NGTON FOR years poultry keepers have supposedthat the proper way to fatten chickensfor the table was to feed them whole cornfor several weeks before they were to bekilled and dressed. Yet this is a mistake,repeated experiments having shown thatbirds fed on ground grains moistened withmilk or even with water will put on fleshmuch more rapidly than corn-fed chickens.This is a fact for the amateur poultrykeeper to remember at this time of the yearwhen there is likely to be a chicken or afowl on the table several days a week.Most of the hens not to be carried overshould be disposed of before long and thesurplus cockerels are best out of the waybefore cold weather, unless they are to bekept in a pen by themselves to provide meatduring the Winter months. It may be saidin this connection that there will be muchless quarreling among the young roostersand that they will fatten more satisfactorilyif kept absolutely out of sight and hearingof the pull
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