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Cane Clips Serve As Table
Cane Clips Serve As Table SMALL clips that can be readily attached to a cane or walking stick in such a manner that they will support cups and plates have proved to be popular with hikers in England. The clips can be conveniently carried in a box or knapsack and attached to the stick to […]
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Midget Bus Travels 15 m.p.h.
Midget Bus Travels 15 m.p.h. PATTERNED after its big brothers of the highways, a midget passenger bus has been constructed by L. P. Wright, a garage-man in St. Paul, Minnesota. The tiny bus cost about $350 to build. The miniature vehicle has a seating capacity of nine small children. Dual electric motors, operating off four […]
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Coin Magic
Coin Magic Spectacular, but simple tricks with coins that can be performed by any one, young or old. by Kenneth Murray COIN MAGIC is fun! These tricks are as astounding as larger illustrations and can be performed anywhere. All equipment for a ten or fifteen-minute exhibition will fit nicely in a vest pocket. As it […]
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Her Singing Coach Advised a Light Smoke
Her Singing Coach Advised a Light Smoke Carole Lombard prefers luckies because they’re easier on her throat “WHEN I had to sing in a recent picture,” says Carole Lombard, “I considered giving up smoking. But my voice teacher said I needn’t if I’d select a light smoke—Luckies. “I soon found that even when singing and […]
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Bathers Sail While Floating
Bathers Sail While Floating A NOVEL contrivance utilizing a slab of cork of a size capable of supporting an average man’s weight in water and a small sail to provide propulsion has been devised by Lieut.-Commander W. P. Hastie, of the British Royal Naval Reserve. The sail is attached to a small metal mast inserted […]
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Bathers Sail While Floating
Bathers Sail While Floating A NOVEL contrivance utilizing a slab of cork of a size capable of supporting an average man’s weight in water and a small sail to provide propulsion has been devised by Lieut.-Commander W. P. Hastie, of the British Royal Naval Reserve. The sail is attached to a small metal mast inserted […]
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THE TRUTH ABOUT TELEVISION
Veil of secrecy keeps television from American homes while nearly 5,000 sets are in operation throughout Great Britain. AMERICANS have always taken pride in their technical superiority. Our proven ability to excel other nations in the rapid development of new industries through the application of machines and scientific improvements has been recognized far and wide. And yet, in the very attractive field of television we are laggards. It is a strange situation and one that has been responsible for much comment by laymen and the press.
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Portable Army Radio Tested
It looks like you should be able to wind up that key in his back and make him march. Portable Army Radio Tested A PORTABLE field radio transmitting and receiving set that operates while strapped to a soldier’s back was satisfactorily tested by the Royal Corps of Signals at Alder-shot, England. The device features a […]
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Giant Radio Tube Produced
“Oh my! Your tube is so big!” Giant Radio Tube Produced CLAIMED to be the largest ever made, a new water-cooled radio tube demonstrated in Chicago stands about eight feet high. The tube takes 18,000 volts in operation. Rated at 250,000 watts each, five of the new tubes will be required to operate a transmitting […]
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Soviet Engineers Building 80-foot "Glider" Boat
Soviet Engineers Building 80-foot “Glider” Boat SOVIET engineers are constructing a “glider” speedboat for service on the Black Sea. The boat will have two hulls and carry 150 people at a speed of over 40 m.p.h. Four aviation motors of 675 horsepower each will power the novel craft, which will be 80 feet long with […]
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Ad: I'D RATHER BE YOUR WIFE THAN YOUR WIDOW
WHETHER you're married or single — whether or not you've ever had a blow-out, don't blind yourself to these facts: Thousands of motorists are killed or injured—thousands of dollars are spent for repairs, doctor and hospital bills every year when blow-outs throw cars out of control. Every day somewhere, someone is headed for a cosdy or fatal blowout accident.
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