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Canine Help for Holland's Pretty Maids

CANINE HELP FOR HOLLAND'S PRETTY MILKMAIDS

Dogs are still in common use as draught animals in the Netherlands. Strapped between the shafts of low, long carts, they take the tradespeople's goods round from one customer's house to another — gleaming cans of milk for the dairyman, piles of vegetables fresh cut from the market gardens outside the town for the greengrocer, even tanks full of live eels and flounders for the fishmonger

Healthy Appetite Finds Simplest Diet

HEALTHY APPETITE FINDS SIMPLEST DIET SAVOURY

Breakfast is a simple meal with all classes in the Netherlands, cheese and honey-cake often being the only supplements to the roll that is always served with the tea or coffee. Here, in this fisherman's home, the fare consists only of bread and milk, but here, as elsewhere, it is eaten at a round table which seems to symbolise the family circle, and in surroundings spotlessly clean