Situation Wanted — Female
These fascinating old classified advertisements feature women seeking employment handling laundry, dressmaking, housework, stenography, cooking and more.
Excerpt from Women's Exchange Column
I had never heard of this "blank book" published by Mark Twain before. I wonder if any of them still exist? If they do, can you imagine all the wonderful tidbits of ephemera they would be filled with? According to this post on Ptak Science Books, Twain tried to patent both blank books for scrapbooking and — get this — a brassiere clasp. So there. Go win "Jeopardy!"
Chocolate cookies recipe
Finally, from the Dispatch, here's a recipe from Mrs. C.C.C. for frosted chocolate cookies. They sound pretty awesome.