Garden Dirigibles Eclipse Old Type of Chimney Sweep
DAYS of the old chimney sweep who wormed his way up or down a grimy flue are fast waning. This giant vacuum cleaner, shown at left, is one of the reasons why. It takes soot from the furnace, pipes and chimney by suction.
After it has finished its cleaning, the air is permitted to escape and the bag fastened to the truck and carted off to the next job. It carries the dirt away with it.
MILLIONS SPENT ON RAILROAD STATIONS
By SAMUEL O. DUNN
Western Editorial Manager. Railroad Age Gazette
THE typical American railroad passenger station of the past has been a building so dingy, so ugly and so ill-arranged that travelers wished to see as little of it as practicable and to get through it as quickly as possible.
Home Conveniences THAT SAVE TIME
Pressing a button, set in the side of this bridge table, automatically opens all four of the legs at once.
ALL-METAL LAUNDRY CHUTE. A door in wall or floor of the bathroom opens to this laundry chute down which soiled clothes slide to a container in the basement. Photo at right shows arrangement of chute in the basement where clothes are removed.
Give a Storybook Mother Goose Party
Four gala parties, planned down to the last festive detail and guaranteed to show the children the time of their young lives.
THE INSTITUTE • Willie Mae Rogers, director
FOODS AND COOKERY • Dorothy B. Marsh, director
Carol Brock, hostess editor Erva Jean Vosburgh, Ellen H. Connelly, associate editors Mary Eckley, Virginia V. Voboril, assistant editors
BACK TO THE MUD HOUSE
By H. G. HUNTING
IE word concrete has a sound that would be expected to warn away rather than to attract the housekeeper and home-maker. Its associations are all of the sort that have had little or no interest for women—or for men, either, who are not employed directly in the heavy business of construction and to whom the lore of engineering is a mystery.
Kitchen Catch-All / Swiss Radar Rocket
MODERN apartments which seem to shrink in size constantly have created a demand for more compact furniture. One of the results of this demand is a cabinet (right) to hold kitchen utensils and accessories, shown at the Modern Living Exposition held in Chicago. Bonnie Schuham smiles her approval of the unit.
Better Kitchen Methods for Modern Housewives
By using the mixer and automatic oil dropper shown above, French dressing to please the most fastidious palate is guaranteed, as the oil can be measured by the drop.
To protect fine glass and china from hard porcelain, flexible boards of soft wood are designed to fit over sink edges, on drainboards, or on the sink bottom.