Common sense is the richest endowment for every good housekeeper. In these pages are found some uncommonly good hints, which if observed will make good housekeeping a thing of pleasure, and sense and senti ment will more easily combine to make every home more delightful. In this volume there has been special effort to avoid the usual stereotyped Cook Book Recipes which have been repeated over and over again till all are familiar With them. Instead, something new, fresh, practical, sen sible, has been furnished, which make a Ladies' Book of rare interest, and inestimable worth in every home. Every department of the house except the kitchen, will find here rare receipts and hints which will lead you to avoid a multitude of cares and annoyances, prevent many a se rions accident, remedy many troubles, and save a waste of means. They are the result of personal experience of the Editors, and as such are intended to be strictly reliable and trustworthy.