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RAISE GIANT FROGS
SELL UP TO $5 PER DOZEN! A New Industry! Millions used yearly! Good Market. Prices steady. Pleasant, outdoor work. Easy to ship to any part of the country. Nation-wide market at your command.
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Bed Helps Blood Circulate
Bed Helps Blood Circulate OFFERING almost immediate relief to heart victims a new motor-driven bed, which rocks the patient in teeter board fashion, has been developed for hospital use. It is the belief of leading medical practitioners that the rocking effect of the “Vasocillator,” as the bed is called, will bring persons suffering from a […]
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Pulley System Speeds Data
Pulley System Speeds Data TO SPEED written messages and other data between buildings at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Dr. Harry Rowe Mimno, assistant professor of physics, developed a mechanical carrier system operated by a motor driven rope-and-pulley. Messages are placed in an aluminum cylinder and carried between buildings by the motivated rope-and-pulley system. Upon […]
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"Caboose" Is Tombstone
WHEN Charles E. Witting was killed in an accident in the line of duty while working on the Pennsylvania Railroad, on which system he was employed for eight years, an unusual monument was erected to his memory in the graveyard of Urichsville, Ohio, his native town. Designed after the old-fashioned type of freight caboose, the headstone is mute evidence of the work Witting so much loved. Members of the Urichsville chapter of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, of which Witting was a member, helped to erect the unique marker.
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Milwaukee Police Department Develops Auto Fort
Milwaukee Police Department Develops Auto Fort A HUGE armored patrol van capable of housing 25 men plus full equipment consisting of revolvers, rifles, machine guns, tear gas bombs, and ammunition is being developed by the police department of Milwaukee, Wis. The mobile fort will be 22 feet, 7 inches long, 9 feet, 8 inches high, […]
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Flashlight Weapon Invented
Flashlight Weapon Invented A COMBINATION flashlight gun has been invented by V. Merifield, of the Los Angeles, Calif., police department. At the pressing of a trigger the device ejects a spray of ammonia or gas from a jet to disable any suspect who might attempt to draw a weapon when the flashlight is aimed. The […]
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The Camera Queen
Margaret Bourke-White, who saw beauty in the lines of a steel girder and the blackness of a coal mine, pioneers a new era of photography. by Richard H. Parke WHEN I called on Margaret Bourke-White in her spacious penthouse studio in a Fifth Avenue office building, she had just returned to New York from photographing a new textile mill in the South. Piled high in the center of the vast room was the equipment she had carried with her: A couple of cameras, a box of flashlight bulbs, a folded tripod and three or four travel-scarred suitcases.
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NBC Proves Television Practical
NBC Proves Television Practical TRANSMITTING television movies across Metropolitan New York the National Broadcasting Company recently proved that this new science had definitely left the laboratory and was ready to be offered to the American public. More than two hundred spectators gathered around television receivers set up in the sixty-second floor of the RCA Building […]
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Machine Dispenses Shave For 10 Cents (Mar, 1937)
Machine Dispenses Shave For 10 Cents Deposit ten cents in this machine, turn a knob and out conies a shave. The device, shown with its creator, A.G-Magansol of New York City, delivers a complete shaving kit which contains everything from razor to lather plus a towel, talcum and powder puff.
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Fun At The Dinner Table
SOUP serenades, spaghetti entanglements, corn-on-the-cob wrestling and other embarrassments at meal time may never be eliminated, but Russell Oakes, a Waukesha, Wis., business man, got so amused thinking they might be that he discovered a new hobby devising dizzy devices to put eating on a mechanical basis.
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Church Has Rod Framework
This church would be way cooler if they just left it like this. It looks awesome. Church Has Rod Framework DESIGNED to be resistant to termites, fire and earthquakes, St. Augustine’s Catholic Church being erected in Culver City, Calif., is the first structure ever to be built with an entire framework, walls, roof and floor […]
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Skeleton From Auto Parts
Skeleton From Auto Parts UTILIZING odd parts of old autos, a Tampa, Fla., firm dealing in used auto parts constructed a skeleton from a headlight, spring leaves, connecting rods, ring gears, pinions and starting gears. The unique “ghost” of many a long departed car, instead of scaring people away, attracted them, and many who came […]
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Aerocoupe Speeds 75 M.P.H.
I’m not quite sure how adding an unneccessary tail to a car makes it highly streamlined, but I do like his driving goggles. Aerocoupe Speeds 75 M.P.H. HIGHLY streamlined and following accepted aeronautical design in construction, a novel aerocoupe developed by Richard Crossley, of East Haven, Conn., has a top speed of 75 m.p.h. The […]
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GAS MASKS FOR ALL
ENGLAND is manufacturing 30,000,000 gas masks for civilians at the rate of 250,000 per week. By the end of the year they will be stored at convenient centers available for instant use. Italy has decreed that every new house constructed must have a concrete anti-gas shelter in the basement in accordance with government specifications. Masks are sold in Rome on the installment plan. French drug stores sell masks. Russia has devised special models for children and conducts gas as well as fire drills in schools. Germany and every other European country have provided masks and fume-proof shelters for civilians operating electric power plants and other vital services. A Czech manufacturer is marketing a mask with a telephone and microphone attachment for the conduct of business as usual in spite of gas.
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Grow Mushrooms for Cash
Men & Women Earn Cash at Home! We paid M. M. $267 in 3 weeks for exceptional “cellar crop” patented mushrooms! Big free picture book tells if your cellar, shed, barn suitable. We buy all crops thru ten branches. Write today. (Estab. 1908) UNITED MUSHROOM CO. 3848 Licoln Ave., Dept 79 Chicago
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Garden Shoes From Tires
Garden Shoes From Tires Muddy feed is the biggest woe of the lady gardener. But one English woman solved the problem, and her scheme is fast catching on in a country where every woman prides herself on her garden. An effective pair of covers to keep shoes clean and dry while tending to the garden […]
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Raise Rabbits
It’s Friday animals for profit blogging time: RAISE RABBITS FOR US We Pay You Up To $5.00 Each. Also Put You in Touch with MARKETS EVERYWHERE. Large illustrated book and catalog, also copy of the AMERICAN RABBIT FARMER and monthly market bulletin showing names of buyers in various parts of America who continuously buy all […]
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MEN - KILL for MONEY
MEN – KILL for MONEY Make up to $75 weekly as a Professional Exterminator. Your own business. Work everywhere. Our easy, Tested Method QUICKLY starts you. Exterminate roaches, bedbugs, rats, mice, ands, etc. FREE details. EXTERMINATING INDUSTRIES, 2650-G Carmen, Chicago.
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