Modern Papoose (Aug, 1945)
Doesn’t it seem like those straps would have a pretty good chance of strangling the baby if it ever slipped?
THOUGH transportation problems are improving, it still remains difficult to park Junior whilst marketing or running
other errands. The above idea, swiped from our red brothers, takes care of the problem. Pad a blanket on the board before lacing the baby in place in a second blanket folded under him.
BLOWING OFF STEAM (Feb, 1909)
I wonder if these were considered funny at the time. Or they were lame, even in 1909?
BLOWING OFF STEAM
A Firm Answer
The Rev. Mr. Freuder, of Philadelphia, tells this story of himself.
Some time ago he was invited to dine at the house of a friend, whose wife went into her kitchen to give some final orders. Incidentally, she added to the servant, “We are to have a Jewish rabbi for dinner today.”
For a moment the maid surveyed her mistress in grim silence. Then she spoke with decision. “All I have to say is,” she announced, “if you have a Jewish rabbi for dinner, you’ll cook it yourself.”—Lippincott’s.
Dolls Delight Grown-ups, Too (Dec, 1950)
When I first looked at the doll on the second page I thought that the basket was actually inside her chest cavity, which at least made the article seem a little grotesque. Alas, it is simply a 10 page article about collecting dolls. Please try to contain your excitement.
Dolls Delight Grown-ups, Too
LUCY CUNNINGHAM Photographs by Jacoby’s Photo Service and I. Cunningham
“Whether you have one doll or a hundred, whether you buy for yourself or for others, no matter how you do it— doll collecting is fun,” says Lucy Cunningham.
Single Button Adjusts Camera for Making Any Snapshot (Apr, 1940)
If you move something to various positions I’m pretty sure it shouldn’t be called a “button”.
Single Button Adjusts Camera for Making Any Snapshot
As A convenient time-saver for snapshooters, a new camera is equipped with a lens diaphragm that is coupled to the setting mechanism of the shutter so that only one adjustment is necessary before taking a picture.
TO SEE THE MEN ON MARS? (Feb, 1909)
There actually are few liquid mirror telescopes in operation at the moment. The biggest is the 6 meter Large Zenith Telescope.
TO SEE THE MEN ON MARS?
By LITTELL McCLUNG
PROF. ROBERT W. WOOD, of the Johns Hopkins University, has perfected an invention — based on a discovery — that may revolutionize the present costly and cumbersome methods of studying the stars and exploring the universe for new planets, suns, moons, and asteroids.