1890s

Your tutti frutti jar (1899)

Your tutti frutti jar You should to prepare it without delay A continuing confection, but easy to make Begin by putting one pound each of sugar and hulled strawberries in a covered stone jar, with one quart ... Read more...

X-ray wonders (1896)

For the discovery detailed here, Wilhelm Röntgen was awarded the very first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901, "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by the discovery of the remarkable rays ... Read more...

Natural food coloring (1892)

Harmless colorings for candies Red: Vegetable colorings are always to be used. The juice of blood beets for deepest red, cranberry juice tinging a delicate pink, and cochineal -- the sole exception -- giving a... Read more...

Why not start a tea room? (1897)

Why not start a tea room? One means of livelihood for the woman of refinement and reduced circumstances Among the many plans adopted by young women as a means of support, there is one somewhat popular i... Read more...

How to style an Alsatian bow (1899)

Alsatian neck bow This bow is made out of two yards of figured chiffon, which comes the proper width, and can be tied under the chin in four large loops and ends. Shown below is a very round pompadour hairs... Read more...

The cocaine monster (1898)

The cocaine monster Throwing his tentacles around the nation How it grips its victims The deadly drug whose influence carries men to insanity and death becoming too popular Value of cocaine leaves imp... Read more...

Modern brain surgery, 1890s-style (1893)

Possibilities of surgery The advance in scientific knowledge is a wonderful thing, and nothing in it is more wonderful than the development of modern brain surgery. A few years ago, a rupture of a blood ves... Read more...

Choosing well-fitting shoes (1895)

Selecting footgear Dangers attending the use of bad-fitting shoes Too much attention cannot well be given to the footwear of young girls, since much of the comfort of their after life depends upon the care ... Read more...

Colored glass pictures for home (1893)

Adorn your home ...with our artistic diaphanies (colored transparent glass pictures) Most magnificent decoration for windows, transoms, skylights, door-panels of hotels, churches, private residences and a... Read more...

Will baseball live? (1893)

Firmly believing in the future of baseball, I have no hesitancy in complying with the request made by the editor of The Call to contribute my opinion on the question, "Will baseball live?" Unhesitatingly, ... Read more...

An Easter pudding (1899)

Easter pudding recipe for spring Take a package of gelatine and cover it with hot water. Keep it warm on the range. Next, put one and a half pints of rich milk in a saucepan and bring it to the boiling poin... Read more...

Jump rope to get thin (1898)

One way of getting thin From Harper's Bazar The glory of having discovered a way of getting thin and of keeping in good condition when one is deprived of a usual means of exercise must rest with the wife ... Read more...

Wedding bells at the Presidio (1896)

Exactly a year after his first wife died, Dr Morton Grinnell announced his engagement to heiress Jennie Catherwood. At the time of their wedding three months later, he was 41 years old, and the blushing bride w... Read more...

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