PINWHEEL BISCUIT RECIPE To create variety, a baking-powder biscuit mixture may be made into pinwheel biscuits, a kind of hot bread that is always pleasing to children. Such biscuits, which are illustrated in Fig. 14, differ from cinnamon rolls only in the leavening agent used, cinnamon rolls being made with yeast and pinwheel biscuits with baking p... continued here

Rabbits may have been a problem in the U.S. and Australia in the first half of the 20th century, but they also provided an important food source for poorer families. These article from the Ladies Home Journal offers lots of different recipes for cooking rabbits. JACK RABBITS have for many years been regarded as pests in the Southwest. That they sho... continued here

ALL the modern furniture in the living room pictured has been chosen because of its distinct Duncan Phyfe characteristics, or else for its suitability for blending harmoniously with the modem renditions of this style. The sofa has real distinction, a swing and flare of line ennobled by its delicately carved frame of mahogany and its fine upholstery... continued here

Debate over the Mellon Tax Reduction Proposal of 1927 THE BATTLE FOR AND AGAINST heavy tax-reduction, which began November 2, when Secretary of the Treasury Mellon recommended a reduction not greater than $225,000,000, “will be between financial and corporation giants,” observes Robert Barry, Washington correspondent of the New York Eve... continued here

An article from “The Literary Digest” of 1921 has been added to the web-site. THE SAVING OF LIFE, especially that of children, is beginning to show in the statistical tables. Great Britain’s population has increased 13 million in the past fifty years, yet the annual deaths are less by 50,000 than in 1871. The average life in that ... continued here

PROHIBITION of alcohol is as far advanced today for the entire world as it was a quarter of a century ago in the United States. Stating the matter in terms of millions of square miles and millions of human beings, there is a dramatic exactness in the comparison between the conditions then and now. It is this: Twenty-five years ago only one-seventee... continued here

In choosing a sofa the size of the room must be considered, as well as the scale of the other furniture with which it is to be used. If space must be conserved there is no better way of doing it than by selecting a sofa of three-quarter size, which is more than adequate for most occasions. Such sofas may be found in various lengths, from about fort... continued here

ICE CONCRETE—This is the name of a new, porous, astonishingly light building material invented in Finland. Like ordinary concrete, it is composed of cement and sand. Crusht ice or snow is used during the process of mixing. Says Waldemar Kaempffert in the New York Times: Heat evaporates the water of the melting ice, and the result is a block ... continued here

TO MAKE STUDENTS PAY MORE The Literary Digest for July 2, 1927 TO MAKE IT EASY to pay for a college education has been the ideal of our institutions, but the saturation point of benevolence seems to have been reached. On one side and another we are adjured to make education cost more. In our issue of June 11 it was pointed out that teachers, throug... continued here

MINING AND METALLURGY 1929 by SCOTT TURNER, E.M. Director, U.S. Bureau of Mines ONE interesting development in the mining field in 1929 has been the steady advance in prospecting methods, by which many valuable mineral deposits heretofore unknown have been discovered. Remarkable increases in efficiency are reported at various mines developing large... continued here