New Inventions Make the Housewife’s Work Easier (Nov, 1933)

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New Inventions Make the Housewife’s Work Easier

So arranged, for height and otherwise, that the door opens at the touch of the knee, this new door latch proves a great boon to housewives, especially when both hands are full.

Combination electric wall clock and switch turns off freezing unit of electric refrigerator and automatically switches it on again in a few hours, eliminating danger of temperature rise to point dangerous to food maintenance.

Ordinary bath tub is converted to a shower by means of this new device now on market consisting of chromium plated brass tubing hooked to faucet. Invigorating spray does not wet hair and requires no curtain* Small washers prevent scratching the enamel of the tub.

Coffee coming from this mill hasn’t the slightest taste of metal, owing to the use of the stone wheels which grind coffee into bits. Right—Placing clothes in this cabinet eliminates moths.

If you should stick your hand in the blades of this fan no harm would come to you for simple reason that blades are made of web cloth. Engineers find that cloth blades deliver just as strong a blast as metal blades.

Waffles need no longer bore you because of their monotonous uniformity, thanks to this new iron which turns out fancy – shaped waffles which lend themselves well to decorative purposes.

5 comments
  1. Stannous says: February 16, 200710:33 pm

    Nothing worse than a monotonous waffle!

  2. galessa says: February 19, 200710:11 am

    hey! the fan and the mill are very famous bakelite objects that appear in many plastics books I have! nice to date them so pecisely… thanks again!

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  4. jimb says: September 25, 20089:30 pm

    this is awesome..what a great picture

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