To Add Cheer and Color WHERE the dining room happens to be gloomy, with insufficient light and an uninviting outlook, much can be done to add cheer and color by the use of painted furniture and brilliant draperies against light tinted walls. One effective method of furnishing such a room would be by the use of blue green painted furniture that can ... continued here

BASEBALL SHUDDERS AT THE HOME-RUN MENACE THERE were too many home-runs last summer—so many, in fact, that the popularity of baseball is said to be facing something like a crisis. As a result, the best minds and magnates of the Major Leagues will spend much of this winter, reports a sports writer, Irving E. Sanborn, devising ways and means fo... continued here

Why Cheap Silver Cheapens Wheat TWO price phenomena that attract world-wide attention are the very low price of wheat and the world-wide decline in the value of silver. This is a great deal more than a coincidence, one statistical observer is inclined to think. The Cambridge Associates of Boston have prepared a chart, here reproduced, which shows t... continued here

Bring Them “back Home” … by Telephone HOLIDAYS over . . . children on their way back to school . . . friends scat-tered . . . grown sons and daughters off to the city again. . . . But there is one sure way of bringing them “back home” all through the year. By telephone! Talking to them is next best to seeing them. And ... continued here

For the benefit of those optimistic persons who feel themselves capable of learning to dance by correspondence course, the following information is given: Oscar Duryea, American authority on modern dances, describes how it is actually performed. The position at the start is as follows: Man’s left foot behind the right, left toe at the heel of... continued here

SOMETHING LIKE A HEAD-ON COLLISION between Fascism and American democracy seems to some observers to be approaching. Here is our Department of Labor being asked to exclude Count Di Revel, President of the Fascist League of North America, on the ground that his swearing to the Fascist oath makes him an undesirable alien; and a naturalization officia... continued here

Finger Waving Techniques of the 1920′s and 1930′s FINGER WAVING is possibly the newest branch of beauty culture, yet in its few years of existence it has reached an importance that few phases of the art enjoy. Very little has been written on the subject, and there is a great demand for instructive literature on finger waving being made ... continued here

The Marcel Wave (sometimes spelt Marcelle) is a stylish wave given to the hair by means of heated curling irons. Named for Francois Marcel, 19th century French hairdresser who invented the process in 1872. It revolutionized the art of hairdressing all over the world and remained in vogue for over fifty years, making a fortune for Mr Marcel. Marcel... continued here

WHAT the Latin Quarter is to Paris, the Vieux Carre is to New Orleans, a spot unique, distinctive and alluring; and here are to be found the French Market and the many restaurants where, as of old, though not quite the same, one may partake of those dishes which have had almost as much to do with perpetuating the fame of New Orleans as its notable ... continued here

MOTOR vehicles registered in the United States on January 1 numbered 26,562,713 compared with 24,479,648 on January 1, 1929, an increase of 2,083,065, or 8.5 per cent. The gain was 53 per cent larger than in the previous year when it was 1,359,883, or 5.9 per cent over 1927. The passenger car total was 23,262,843, a gain of 1,883,718, or 8.8 per ce... continued here