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

ANOTHER RUSH FOR TREASURY OFFERINGS THE oversubscription of the twin Treasury offers for September seems significant to the press as another evidence of the plentifulness of investment funds and of the success of the Government in putting its indebtedness on a lover interest basis with consequent ultimate saving to the taxpayer. Two offerings were ... continued here

WATER A CHEMICAL MYSTERY Water, our very commonest material, is one of the great mysteries of modern chemistry, according to Dean James Kendall, of New York University, as quoted in Chemicals (New York). He says: “Because water is so universal in our own small part of the universe, we take it for granted that we know all about it, and on this... continued here

IDEAS FOR A VINTAGE HALLOWEEN Coming up with ideas for Halloween costumes and decorations is a perennial problem that never seems to get easier, and it’s not a new problem. Our Great Grandparents had the same problem and so a crepe paper manufacturer recognized the opportunity and produced a neat little 34 page booklet that was was chock f... continued here

PSYCHOLOGY in 1929 by A. T. POFFENBERGER, PH.D. Professor of Psychology, Columbia University THE outstanding event in the psychological world during 1929 was the ninth International Congress of Psychology, held for the first time in America, at Yale University, September 1 to 7. Twenty-one foreign countries were represented by from one to twenty-tw... continued here