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Sealskin wraps, hints on buying, i. 217.
Search of title, i. 88, 89.
Sea-sickness, i. 378.

diet for, i. 380.

treatment for, i. 379.
Sea-weeds, collecting, i. 68.
Security, kinds of, i. 97.
Sedums, ii. 49.
Seed, grass, ii. 9.

sowing, ii. 45.
Seersucker skirts, i. 222.
Seidlitz powders, ii. 313.
Serao, Matilde, Italian novelist, i. 366.
Serge for business dress, i. 213.

cost of, i. 210.
for embroidering, ii. 262.

washing, ii. 359.
Servants, i. 130.

bath-room, i. 131 ; ii. 90.
bedrooms, i. 131, 135.
French, i. 397.
selection of, i. 130.
slovenliness of, i. 140.
rights and duties of, i. 131.

training of, i. 133
"Servants' Practical Guide, a Hand-book of Duties

and Rules," ii. 311.
Settees, hall, ii. III.
Sèvres porcelain, ii. 171.
Sewage, disposal of, i. 278.
Seward, Miss Anna, on Burns, i. 366.
Sewers, ii. 77, 91.
Sewing, starvation wages for, i. 61.
Sewing-machines, workers on, i. 61.
“Sex in Education," i. 353.
Shades. (See Window-shades.)
Shafts, ventilating, i. 273, 274.
Shaker chairs, ii. 267.
Shakespeare Club, ii. 189.

set, cost of, i. 367.
Shampoo, ii. 352.
Shams, pillow, ii. 347.
Shares, Building and Loan Association, ii. 295,

297, 298.
Shaw, Albert, Ph.D., papers on “Co-operation in

a Western City," ii. 298.
Shawl-strap, i. 373.
Shawls, i. 216.

flannel, i. 208.

weaving Indian, ii. 166.
Shay, Mrs., law-book by, i. 53.
Sheathing-paper, ii. 81.
Sheet-glass, ii. 96.
Sheets, cotton, i, 296.

linen, ii. 346.

to remove soiled, i. 296.
Sheffield plate, i. 399.
Shellac for cleaning brass, ii. 346.
Shelley on the home, i. 342.
Shelves, kitchen, ii. 159.
Sheraton furniture, ii. 175, 257.
Sherbets, ii. 354.
Sherry cobbler, ii. 355.

wine, ii. 356.
wine, when to serve, i. 146, 149.

Shingles, ii. 81.
Shirts, babies', i. 207.

children's, i. 209.
Shirt-waists, i. 210.
Shock, i. 304.
Shoe-dressing, i. 240.
Shoes for adults, i. 224.

babies', i. 208, 285.
care of, i. 240.
children's, i. 209.

cost of, i. 246.
Shop-girls' Association, i. 62.

number of New York, i. 62.
Shrubs, arrangement of, ii. 13.

colored, ii. 19.
description of, ii. 15.
evergreen, ii, 28.
green, ii. 20.
kinds of, ii. 12.
list of twelve, ii. 21.

selection of, ii. 14.
Siberia, books on travel in, ii. 324.
Sick-nurse. (See Nurses.)
Sick-room, the, beds and bedding, i. 296

business of doctor, i. 297.
care of the sick, i. 294.
choosing a doctor, i. 292.
comfort of patient, i. 296.
deception of patients, i. 295.
furnishing of, i. 298.
how to bathe patients, i. 297.
nurses, i. 293.
rules of conduct for, i. 298.
self-control in, i. 295.

whispering in, i. 295.
Side-boards, ii. 125, 130, 341.
Side-tables, ii. 341.
Sidewalks, ii. 8, 9.
Signatures, i. 82, 176.

for banks, i. 93.
for checks, i. 93.

“marked out," i. 86.
Silent partner, i. 101.
Silk stockings, i. 224.

for summer dresses, i. 212.
underwear, i. 224.
underwear for travelling, i. 373.

vests, i. 223.
Silks, cleaning, i. 239.

designs of, i. 10.
for drawn-work, ii. 248.
dyeing, ii. 358.

embroidery, to prevent fading, ii. 249.
Silver, cleaning, i. 136, 141.

design of, i. 15.
poisoning by, i. 313.

table-ware, ii. 343.
Silverware, designers of, i. 7.
Sinks, kitchen, ii. 91.
Sites for house, ii. 4. 69.
Skin troubles, carbolic ointment for, ii. 312.
Skirts, i. 222.

dyeing, ii. 358.
foundation, i. 249.
gored, i. 251.

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Skirts, length of dress, i. 213.

Spain, books on travel in, ii. 322.
making dress, i. 248.

how to live in, i. 399.
mountain and tennis, i. 251.

Spanish altar frontal, ii. 230.
Skull, fractured, i. 307.

embroideries, ii. 229, 230, 233.
Skylights, ii. 98.

Specialists, i. 292.
dining-room, ii. 131.

Specifications, ii. 69, 73.
Sleeping-cars, i. 374.

Spencer, Herbert, on chairs, ii. 119; rhyme of, ii.
how to make one's toilet in, i. 376.

218; as a writer, i. 368.
Sleeve-board, i. 255.

Spenser, translating from, i. 360.
Sleeves, cutting and fitting, i. 256-258.

Spider, red, ii. 57.
Sliding-doors, ii. 95.

Spinning," i. 367.
Slipper ornaments, ii. 269.

Spiræas, ii. 15, 19, 21.
Slippers, i. 225.

Spirits of wine for cleaning lace, i. 241.
Slips, babies, i. 207.

Spleenworts, ii. 58.
Slugs, ii. 35.

Split-stitch, ii. 232, 242.
Slumber robes, ii. 347.

Spode china, ii. 171.
Small-pox, ii. 314.

Spoons, silver, ii. 343.
Smedley's, Menilla, “Little Fair Soul," i. 367. Spots. (See Stains.)
Smith, Mrs. B. M., reform dress of, 213. Sprains, treatment of, i. 310.
Smith, Mrs. Charlotte, sonnets of, i. 366.

Spruce-trees, ii. 27, 28.
Smith, Professor Robinson, on girding the waist, “Square Tour, The," i. 378.
i. 198.

Squills, Siberian, ii. 41.
Smith, Sidney, happiness of, i. 361.

Stage, the, i. 63-66. (See Actress.)
Smoke-tree, the, ii. 16.

Stained-glass dining-room windows, ii. 123.
Smoking-room, ii. 266.

designing, i, 13, 19.
Smothering, i. 312.

hall windows, ii. 110.
Snowball shrubs, ii. 12, 17, 21.

window, colored plate of, i. 32.
Snowdrop, ii. 34, 40, 41.

Staining houses, ii. 82.
Elwes', ii. 42.

Stains, to remove,
Snowflakes, spring, ii. 38, 41.

acid, i. 239.
Soap, for the face, ii. 350.

alkali, i. 239.
for the feet, ii. 353.

for wood, ii. 94.
for the hair, ii. 352.

fruit, i. 125.
soft, i. 125.

from the hands, ii. 353.
to remove spots, ii. 360.

ink, i. 125; ii. 360.
for the teeth, ii. 352.

iron-rust, i. 125.
whale-oil, ii. 34

from porcelain, i. 125, 138.
Soap-bark for washing, ii. 359.

Stairs, building, ii. 84.
Soapstone tubs, i. 117; ii. 91.

balusters for, ii. 85.
Societies, government of, i. 103.

double, ii. 85.
reading, i. 352.

lighting, ii. 83.
village improvement, ii. 186.

Stanyer bread-kneader, ii 308.
Society of Decorative Art, the, 34 ; ii. 201, 217, Starch, powdered, ii. 352.
227, 248.

Starching curtains, ii. 359.
Society for Promoting Studies at Home, the, i. 352. State Charities Aid Association, ii. 210.
and social usages, i. 145-178.

loans,
of Working-girls, the, ii. 210.

rooms, i. 381.
Socks, babies', i. 208, 285.

Stationery. (See Correspondence.)
Sod borders, ii. 10.

Statutes, i, 81.
Soda, caustic, poisoning by, i. 313.

Stays. (See Corsets.)
Sofa cushions, embroidered, ii. 226.

Steam, i. 269.
Soil-pipes, i. 276; ii. 92.

cooker, ii. 338.
Soils, manuring, ii. 32.

cooking, i. 120.
for water-lilies, ii. 52.

heat, ii. 79.
Somerville, Mary. life of, i. 360 ; scholarship of, i. radiators, i. 268.
349; book by, i. 351.

Steamer-chairs, ii. 160.
“Songs without Words," i. 367.

Steamers, saloon of, i. 385.
Sore throat, aconite tablets for, ii. 312.

saloon of Hamburg, i. 383.
"Sorrows of Werter," i. 365.

list and rates of Atlantic, ii. 327.
Souchong tea, ii. 356.

Steaming the face, ii. 350,
Soups, canned, i. 129.

ribbons and velvet, i. 219.
making, i. 126.

Steamship routes, chart showing, ii. 329.
stock for, ii. 307.

travelling, i. 378.
South America, books on travel in, ii. 326.

Steel knives, ii. 344.
Spahr, Mrs. (See Fine.)

Stem-stitch, ii. 231.

102.

Stencilling, ii. 108, 118.

Strawberry sherbet, ii. 354.
Stenography and typewriting, i. 25; charges for Streets, committee on, ii. 187.

copying, i. 27; copying, i. 26; legal work, i. Strophion, the, i. 189.
26; letter-writing, i. 26; in offices, i. 28 ; Strychnine-poisoning, i. 314.
salaries, i. 26; schools for, i. 27.

Stubs, convenience of, i. 93.
Sterilized milk, i. 290 ; 11. 310.

form of, filled out, i. 95.
Stewardess, tips for, i. 384.

“Students' Guide to Common-Law Pleading," i.
Stewards, tips for, i. 384.

53.
Sticklebacks, i. 320.

Sublimate gauze, i. 304.
Stitches, ancient and modern, ii. 224.

Subnitrate of bismuth, ii. 313.
arrow-head, ii. 236.

Suet, to render, ii. 307.
basket, ii. 229.

Suffocation, i. 312.
blanket or button-hole, ii. 233.

Sulphur, burning, ii. 315.
Burden, ii. 227.

Sultan, yellow sweet, ii. 42.
chain, ii, 234.

Sunburn, carbolic ointment for, ii. 312.
Charles II., ii. 235.

prevention and cure of, ii. 351.
crewel, ii. 231.

Sun cholera tablets, ii. 312,
cross, ii. 225.

Sunflowers, ii. 42, 49.
cushion, ii. 226.

Sunstroke, temperature in, ii. 315.
darned, ii. 228.

treatment for, i. 311.
drawn-work, ii. 248.

Superphosphate, ii. 32.
feather, ii. 230.

Suppuration, i. 300.
French knot, ii. 233.

Supreme Court of New York, the, ii. 297.
herring-bone, ii, 236.

Surgery, principles of, 302.
Holbein, ii. 236.

Sweating, to produce, ii. 312.
Kensington, ii, 231.

Sweetbrier, ii. 354.
Opus Anglicum, ii. 236.

Sweet-peas, ii. 34, 42.
Persian cross, ii. 226.

Sweet pickles, preserving, ii. 309.
point-lace, ii. 236.

Sweet-williams, ii. 48.
point Russe, ii, 236.

Swindling, forms of, i. 72.
satin, ii. 233

Switzerland, table of money of, ii. 330.
split, ii. 232, 242,

Sycamore, the purple, ii. 19.
star, ii. 236.

Sylvester's method for restoring breathing, i. 312.
stem, ii. 231.

“Symbolic Education," i. 321.
tent, ii. 225.

Syon cope, the, ii. 234.
Vienna cross, ji. 226.
Stock Exchange, i 102.
Stock, to make, ii. 307.

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Stockings for adults, i. 224.
children's, i. 209.

Table-cloths, colored, ii. 274.
Stola, the, i. 184.

Dresden, ii. 274.
Stomach, bleeding from the, i. 306.

Irish damask, ii. 341.
Stomachers, i. 185.

sizes and prices of, ii. 342.
Stone walks, ii. 8.

Table-covers, drawn work, ii. 249.
walls, ii. 82.

embroidered, ii. 230.
Stories, i. 323.

Table-linen, ii. 308.
“ Stories from the Greek Dramatists," i. 363.

amount required of, ii. 342.
“Stories from Herodotus," i. 363.

Tables, antique, ii. 257.
“ Stories from Homer," i. 363.

dining-room, ii. 341.
Story-telling, i. 329.

drawing-room, ii. 120.
serial form of, i. 330

library, ii. 135, 138, 348.
Stoves, cooking, i. 121, 122.

tea, ii, 272.
electric, i. 119.

zinc-covered, i. 116.
Franklin, ii. 313

Tables of foreign money, ii. 330.
gas, i. 118; ii. 339.

Tailor-made gown, i. 211.
for greenhouses, ii 56.

Tail-piece designing, i. 7.
for heating, i. 267.

Talc powder, ii. 352.
kitchen, i. 116; ii. 337.

“Tales from Shakespeare," i. 363.
laundry, ii. 100.

Tamarisk, the, ii 20.
oil, ii. 339.

Tambour-work, ii. 235.
portable, ii. 337

Tanks for flowers, ii. 51.
Stowe, Mrs. Harriet Beecher, book by, i. 361 ; ii. Tannin for poisoning, i. 314.
311.

Tape-guipure lace, ii. 253.
Strangling, smothering by, i. 312.

Tapestries, ii. 225.
Stratford-le-bow china works, ii, 171.

Beauvais, ii. 231.

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Tapestries, Gobelins, ii. 119, 231.

Tiles for hall floors, ii. 107.
for portières, ii. 262.

for drawing-room, ii. 116, 121.
for screens, ii. 258.

Tilton's “Art Needlework Series," ii. 236.
Tarlatan, ii. 239.

Tincture of myrrh, ii. 353.
Tartarian honeysuckle, ii. 12.

Tins, to clean, i. 141.
Tasso, reading from, i. 360.

Tips, i. 384, 395.
Teachers and teaching, i. 16; kindergartens, i. 17; Title Guarantee Association, i. 100.

method of, i. 17; music, i. 23; normal Titles, indisputable, i. 89.
schools, i. 20; number employed, i. 19; real estate, i. 84.
salaries, i. 19; salaries in private schools, i. search of, i. 88, 89.
20; system of, i. 20.

Toadstools, poisoning by, i. 314.
Tea-cloth, ii. 272.

Toasting with asbestos, ji. 307.
Tea-drinking, i. 152.

Tobacco for destroying moths, i. 134.
Tea-gowns, i. 212.

Indian, poisoning by, i. 314.
Tea-roses, ii. 42, 54.

for plants, ii. 35, 57.
Tea-service, ii. 272.

night-blooming, ii. 42.
Tea-spoons, silver, ii. 344.

night-blooming, picture of, ii. 44.
Tea-tables, i. 152; ii. 272.

Toilet-sets, ii. 345.
"Tears of Sensibility," i. 365.

Toilet-tables, ii. 345.
Teas, afternoon, i. 150; ii. 271.

Tokay wine, ii. 356.
blends of, ii. 356.

Tomson's, Graham R, “Le Mauvais Larron," i.
Ceylon, to make, ii. 356.

367.
form of card for, i. 171.

Tooth-picks, ii. 352.
for the hair, ii. 352.

Tooth-powders, ii. 352.
iced, ii. 356, 357.

Torenia Fourneri, ji. 42.
jars for, ii. 308.

Torrey, Mr. Bradford, study of birds, ii. 185.
how to make, ii. 307, 356.

Tour, the Square," i. 377.
invitations for, i. 165, 166.

Tourists' agencies, i. 384.
popularity of, i. 150.

clubs, ji. 188.
Russian, to make, ii. 357.

Tourniquets, i. 305.
season for, i. 151.

Towels, ii. 347.
sending out cards for, i. 151.

embroidered, ii. 268.
size of cups for, i. 152.

Toynbee Hall, ii. 193.
what to serve at, i. 151.

Toys, lists of, i. 328.
Teeth, care of the, ii. 352.

Trafalgar Square, i. 390.
Telegraphy as an occupation, i. 28.

Trained nurses, i. 36, 293.
Temperature of baths, hot, i. 279, 284.

ages of, i. 38.
of baths, Turkish and Russian, ii. 349.

course of instruction for, ii. 278.
of the body, ii. 315.

duties of, i. 41.
of the nursery, i. 284.

how to become, ii. 277.
of rooms, i. 268.

qualifications of, i. 36.
Tennis shoes, i. 225.

schools for, i. 36 ; ii. 277.
Tent-stitch, ii. 225.

wages of, i. 38.
Terrapin, i. 146.

Trained skirts, i. 259.
Testamentary devise, i. 88.

Training of children, the, i. 286, 317-336.
provisions, form of, ii. 291.

Training-school for Nurses, the New York City, ji.
Thackeray, ii. 205.

277.
Theatre bonnets, i. 155.

Trains, European, i. 374, 390.
dresses for the, i. 155.

Transfers of real estate titles, i. 84.
parties, i. 154.

Translations, i. 363.
suppers, 155.

Transoms, ii. 96.
veils at the, i. 155.

Transplanting birches, ii, 26.
Theatrical managers, women as, i. 71.

evergreens, ii. 26,
“There's Nae Luck about the House," i. 367. trees, ii. 24.
Thermometers, clinical, ii. 315.

Traps, grease, ii. 91.
cooking, i. 126.

lead, ii. 92.
dairy, ii. 310.

Trattoria system, the, i. 399.
Thingvalla Line, rates of, ii. 327.

Travel in Africa, list of books on, ii. 324.
Thrips on plants, ii. 57.

in Asia, list of books on, ii. 323.
Thrums, carpet, ii. 217.

in China and Japan, list of books on, ii. 323.
Thymes, ii, 49.

clubs, ii. 188.
Tidies, ii. 268.

in Europe, list of books on, ii. 320.
Tiffany, Mr. Louis, sash window-curtains imported in France, list of books on, ii. 322.
by, ii. 266.

in Germany and Austria, list of books on, ii.
Tiles for bathrooms, ii. 156.

321.

Trees, sycamore, ii. 19.

transplanting, ii. 24, 26.
tulip, ii. 24.

yew, ii. 27, 28.
Trenton porcelain, ii. 343.
Trollope, Adolphus, on how he was taught to read,

i. 22.
Trousers for women, i. 188.
Trousseau, i. 237.

underwear, i. 221.
Trumpet-creeper, the, ii. 36.
Trunks, i. 372.
Tube-roses, ii. 354.
Tubs, laundry, ii. 91.
Tulips, ii. 57

picture of late Dutch, ii. 40.

varieties of, ii. 41.
Tulip-trees, ii. 24.
Tulip-wood, ii. 93.
Turkey, books on travel in, ii. 323.
Turkish baths, ii. 349.

carpet, ii. 262.
embroidery, ii. 229, 235.
rugs, ii, 161, 164.

towels, ii. 347
Turnip poultice, ii. 353.
Tussore silk, ii. 268.

silk shades, ii. 266.
Tweezers, ii. 351.
Type-setting for women, i. 69.
Typewriting. (See Stenography.)
Typhoid fever, ii. 314.
Typhus fever, ii. 314.

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Travel in Great Britain, list of books on, ii. 321.

in India, Persia and Turkey, books on, ii, 323.
in Italy, list of books on, ii. 322.
list and rates of ocean steamers, ii. 327.
in Mexico and West Indies, list of books on,

ji. 325.

in North America, list of books on, ii. 325.
in Oceanica and polar regions, books on, ii.

326.
in Russia, list of books on, ii. 322.
in Scandinavia and Europe, books on, ii. 323.
in Siberia and Asia, books on, ii. 324.
in South America, books on, ii. 326.
in Spain, list of books on, ii. 322.

table showing distances in, ii. 328.
Travelling alone, i. 382.

care of jewelry, i. 386.
end of the voyage, i. 387.
general hints on, i. 384.
gowns, i. 374.
guide-books, list of, ii. 319.
how to carry money, i. 386.
importance of exercise in, i. 382.
in England, i. 388.
luggage, i, 371, 384, 390.
neatness in, i. 373.
on the Continent, i. 394.
on P. & O. steamers, i. 380.
packing, i. 371.
railway, i. 374.
rug, i. 373.
sea-sickness in, i. 378.
steamship, i. 378.
tips in, i. 384.
underwear for, i. 373.

what class to travel, i. 375.
Treatment of wounds, i. 304.
Trees, arbor-vitæs, ii. 27.

ash, ii. 26.
beech, ii. 19, 20, 24.
birch, ii. 12, 19, 24, 25, 26.
cedars, ii 27, 28.
coffee, Kentucky, ii. 26.
colored, ii. 19.
creeping jumper, ii. 28.
elm, ii. 12, 23
evergreen, ii. 12, 26.
firs, ii. 27, 28,
Ginko, ii. 26.
hemlock, ii. 27, 28.
horse chestnut, ii. 24.
how near to plant, ii. 12.
Juniper, ii. 27.
hickory, ii, 24.
linden, ii. 12, 23.
liquid ambar, ii. 24.
magnolia, ii. 24
maple, ii. 12, 19, 23.
oak, ii. 12, 19, 24.
ornamental, ii. 22.
pine, ii 27, 28,
plane, ii. 26,
planting, ii. 187.
Retinisporas, Japanese, ii, 27.
spruce, ii. 27, 28.

Ulsters, i. 216.
Umber stain, ii. 95.
Umbrellas, i. 228.
Unconsciousness. (See Faintness.)
Underskirts. (See Skirts.)
Undervests, i, 223.
Underwaists, children's, i. 209.
Underwear for adults, i. 221.

children's, i. 209.
cost of, i. 247
domestic, i. 223.
French, i. 221.
hygienic, i. 223.
silk, i. 224.

for travelling, i. 373.
Union College of Law, Chicago, i. 52.
Union suits, i. 223.
United States, list of books on travel in, ii. 325

loans, i. 102.
University extension, ii. 197.

extension movement, ii. 193.
of the City of New York, i. 22
Settlement Society, ii. 196

settlements, women's, ii. 193.
Upton's “ Infantry Tactics, " ii. 313.
Usury statute, i. 99.

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