Increasing Home Efficiency

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Page 151 - Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public consequence, and affect the community at large. When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he in effect grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good to the extent of the interest he has thus created.
Page 92 - Spooled a piece,— Milked the Cows,— Spun linen, did 50 knots,— Made a Broom of Guinea wheat straw,— Spun thread to whiten,— Set a Red dye,— Had two Scholars from Mrs. Taylor's,— I carded two pounds of whole wool and felt,— Spun harness twine, —Scoured the pewter,— Ague in my face,— Ellen was spark'd last night,— spun thread to whiten— Went to Mr.
Page 54 - Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.
Page 161 - seems to have taken root in every part of the country and in every class of society, the official class included.
Page 255 - When, however, six or eight ill trained physicians undertake to gain a living in a town which can support only two, the whole plane of professional conduct is lowered in the struggle which ensues, each man becomes intent...
Page 16 - Dr. Oppenheim shows himself a careful and judicious investigator, and is happily free from the hasty generalization which makes useless so much of the literature dealing with the facts of child life." — Journal of Pedagogy. " It is difficult to restrain one's enthusiasm when speaking of it."— The Outlook. " His book should be read by all who are interested in the proper education and training of children. They will find in it a good deal of original thought and many valuable suggestions.
Page 255 - When, however, six or eight physicians undertake to gain a livelihood in a town which can support only two, the whole plane of professional conduct is lowered in the struggle which ensues ; each man becomes intent on his own practice, public health and sanitation are neglected, and the ideals and standards of the profession tend to demoralization.
Page 250 - An examination of the items of the budget shows that the families having from $900 to $1,000 a year are able, in general, to get food enough to keep soul and body together, and clothing and shelter enough to meet the most urgent demands of decency.
Page 255 - For twenty-five years past there has been an enormous overproduction of uneducated and ill-trained medical practitioners. This has been in absolute disregard of the public welfare and without any serious thought of the interests of the public. Taking the United States as a whole, physicians are four or five times as numerous in proportion to population as in older countries like Germany.
Page 250 - Committee believes that with an income of between $700 and $800 a family can barely support itself, provided that it is subject to no extraordinary expenditures by reason of sickness, death, or other untoward circumstances. Such a family can live without charitable assistance through exceptional management and in the absence of emergencies...

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