In City Tents - How to Find, Furnish, and Keep a Small Home on Slender Means Christine Herrick

ISBN: 9781408622995

Published: October 1st 2007

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244 pages


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In City Tents - How to Find, Furnish, and Keep a Small Home on Slender Means  by  Christine Herrick

In City Tents - How to Find, Furnish, and Keep a Small Home on Slender Means by Christine Herrick
October 1st 2007 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 244 pages | ISBN: 9781408622995 | 8.30 Mb

In City Tents How to i n d, F urnish, and Keep a Small Home on Slender Means - CONTENTS - CHAPTER I PAQE CONC RNIGNEGN RAL E CONOMI . . . I Choosing a home--Proportion of income to go for rent - Fuel - Living expenses - Servants wages-Gas, repain,MoreIn City Tents How to i n d, F urnish, and Keep a Small Home on Slender Means - CONTENTS - CHAPTER I PAQE CONC RNIGNEGN RAL E CONOMI .

. . I Choosing a home--Proportion of income to go for rent - Fuel - Living expenses - Servants wages-Gas, repain, replacements-Other gen eral expenses. CHAPTER I1 PITCHING THZ TENT . . . . . U Choice of location-Advantages of a home down town, up town, in Brooklyn-Precautions in . choosing neighborhood - Inside arrangements of apartments- All light rooms, plumbing, steam heat, closets, conveniences. CHAPTER I11 HOW TO BE HAPPY WITH THE JANITOR . . 26 Consideration for janitor - Tipping-Courtesy - Avoidance of familiarity.

CHAPTER IV DSCORATINGT HE HOUSE . . . . 33 Choice of papers Suggestions as to kinds and colors in living rooms, hall, chambers, bathroom-Kitchen and maids room. iii Contents CHAPTER V PAGE O O R CO VERXNG AN S D HANGINGS . . 41 Harmony in furnishing-Bare floors-Rugs, carpets, matting, linoleum-Draperies at bargains - Window curtains-Portisres.

CHAPTER V1 CON RNIN F G U RNITURE. . 51 Selection of furniture for drawing-room-Upholst ery - Picture-hanging-Furniture of dining-room, of chambers - Beds and mattresses - Kitchen hrniture. CHAPTER V11 UNCONSID RE T D R I F O S F HOUSE F URNISHING 6 . 3 Linen chest - Making ready ahead of need - Supply of bed and table linen-Their cost-Kitchen utensils- Must haves and may wants-General household conveniences-The china closet.

CHAPTER VIII KICEPING H OUSI W C I TH A SERVANT . 77 Where and how to engage a maid-Making work and privileges clear in advance-Direc tion of general routine of work-Lucid orders-Planning tasks - How servants differ - Daily outline of duties-Management of maid-Consideration.Contents V C, HAPTER IX 4 PAGE KSSPING HOUSE WITHOUT A SERVANT . . g Work simplified in apartments-Suitable dress for housework-Arrangement of daily duties-Housekeepers solitary luncheon - Afternoon rest-Shirking scientifically.

CHAPTER X Concerning allowances-Proportion to be spent for food - Wages - Groceries, vegetables, and meat-Habits of living-Emergency sum. CHAPTER XI Pleasures of economy - Marketing lessons-One young housekeepers mistake-study and practice in marketing-Suggections for purchasing meat-Why the housekeeper should do her own marketing-Cash accounts vs. weekly bills. CHAPTER XI1 Economy of strength, of time, of gas-Buying provisions - Teaching maids to economize - Care with fuel-Best coal for range-Laborsaving machines, CHAPTER XIXI Business Acquaintances - Letters of introduction-Club and church friends-Danger of intimacies with flat neighbors-Caution in choice of friends.

Contents CHAPTER XIV PAGS THB PGZASANT A RT OS ENTERTAINING . . 148 Family traditions of hospitality-Question of servants-Afternoon tea-Sunday-night supper - Evening spread -Little dinners-Breakfast parties-Lunches. CHAPTER XV TH PROBGEM O F CWTH S . . 160 . The mans clothes - The womans clothes- Making an estimate-Buying out of season-Advantages of a small wardrobe-Care in choosing garments-Small economies. CHAPTER XVI WHEREJ TO GO FOR DINNSR . . . . 172 Pleasure of dining out-Cheap dinners in New York-Table dhbte dinners and districts-In the Tenderloin-Below Fourteenth Street-On the East Side-Cookery of all nations - The gastronomic explorer-Inexpensive restaurants.

CHAPTER XVII CITY AMUSEMENTTSH AT COST NOTHING . 184 Advantages of cheap amusements-Art in New York - Private galleries - Smallcollections - Exhibitions-Open-air concerts-Organ recitals - Orchestras - Cheap opera - Peoples lecture courses - Other free lectures - Museums - The Zoo-The parks.

Contents L, vii CHAPTER XVIII PAGE LITTI., O U TINGS NEAR NEW YORK . ...



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