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Inventions New and Interesting
LAWN RAKE This new fan-shaped rake has prongs of tempered, flexible steel that are rigid enough for raking and springy enough for sweeping. Grass is not torn up from the lawn and leaves do not clog the steel prongs.—Master Mfg. Co., 138 Davis Ave., Dayton, Ohio.
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Crowds... and the Street Car's answer
OUT of the multiplying perplexities of the traffic problem, one fact emerges clearly; the electric street car is our most efficient means of moving masses of people. The street car passenger occupies six square feet of traffic space. The automobile passenger requires an average of 44 square feet. In thirty of our largest cities, street cars are now carrying over 30,000,000 passengers daily. Attempt to put them in automobiles, and the street—which cannot easily expand its curbs—would be too narrow to hold them.
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It Reknits Hosiery
Run-Repairer Is Worth Millions GASP of dismay bursts from the lips of the wife. The husband looks up startled. Only-some extraordinary catastrophe could call forth such a devastating outburst from the little woman who usually is so placid, refined and self-possessed. She continues. "Look at that stocking! Hopelessly ruined! Just bought today.
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Inventions New and Interesting
LAWN RAKE This new fan-shaped rake has prongs of tempered, flexible steel that are rigid enough for raking and springy enough for sweeping. Grass is not torn up from the lawn and leaves do not clog the steel prongs.—Master Mfg. Co., 138 Davis Ave., Dayton, Ohio ICELESS WATER COOLER One of a number of styles of cabinets, utilizing Frigidaire, which have been designed to cool bottled water in offices and factories. The compact cooling unit is in the lower part of the cabinet.—The Charles E. Hires Co., 206 South 24th St., Philadelphia, Penna. SINGLE SHOT BLASTER For use in mining or single shot blasting. Forcing the plug into the unit which looks like a flashlight, fires the shot. It contains three flashlight unit cells.—National Carbon Co., Inc., New York and Saw Francisco
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