furniture made entirely by herself, and teaches children and others the art.
Mrs. Fannie Merritt Farmer, author of the Boston Cooking School Book which was said to have had the largest circulation of any book in the Medford Public Library one year, Chafing-dish Possibilities, Food and Cookery for the Sick and Convalescent and What to Have for Dinner, is another high school graduate and proud of it, as Medford is of her.
Persis Hannah, a recent graduate, writes under the pen name of Ruth Cameron for one hundred and twenty newspapers each day, one of the widest audiences of any woman journalist.
Some of these essays have been published by this syndicate in book form.
Ernest Bacheller has written two books used in Normal Art Schools—the Principles of Design and Design in Theory and Practice, with a personal directness and freshness of treatment unusual in text-books.
From the days of William Woodbridge and Susannah Rowson until now, Medford people have been writing text-book