Early reference to lemon juice containers
12 rvTUNCIB STAR, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4. 1959 A Woman n Xew York Lemon Trees Grow Indoors By ALICE HUGHES Want to startle your friends or neighbors with a xanihocyan-cpsia xanihocyan-cpsia xanihocyan-cpsia miracle? (That long word means ''having a yellowish pig-"mont.") pig-"mont.") pig-"mont.") Grow an overnight lemon tree in your garden any i',19 you like! Or plant a lemon bearing twig of a tree in a cer amic pot to serve as a table centerpiece or as living room greenery. It adds up to an amiableand amiableand very decorative practical practical joke. Responsible for the new fad is a Mrs. W. Hagy of Euclid, 0. Someone showed me a letter from her, expressing her regret when the lilac blooms in her front yard withered and only the green bush remained. She had invited friends to a party. Lacking flowers, she he-thought he-thought he-thought herself of several dozen plastic squeeze bottles, original ly filled with lemon juice, bought to avoid the chore of squeezing lemons by hand. These juice containers, the exact size, shape and colors of lemons, were too pretty to throw away. So she had kept them, wondering how she could make use of them. The day before the parly, the solution came to her. During the ni'-zht ni'-zht ni'-zht she attached a paper clip to the stopper of each squeezable plastic lemon container and suspended it to branches of her lilac tree. The next morning she peeked from behind tho curtains inside to see how neighbors and passersbys reacted reacted to her fresh-growing fresh-growing fresh-growing lemon lemon tree. They flipped! Mrs. Hagy rejoiced, ' for her front yard looked gay and blooming once again. Here and there hostesses began to copy the idea. Creating this handsome citrus tree costs nothing, as the lemons come free with the juice and a twig or even a small tree is easily acquired. acquired. This same lemon juice, con tained in glass bottles, has been selling in groceries for years. Now it lias received fresh impetus impetus because a year or two ago some smart container designer persuaded its manufacturers to sell it in lemon-like lemon-like lemon-like containers which help justify the claim to real lemon juice. Whether Mrs. Euclid's imaginative use of the plastic lemons has been revealed to the firm, I do not know. However, However, her idea is an interesting one. Plastic lemons never grow old; never lose their shape or color, and they retain that xan-thocyanopsia xan-thocyanopsia xan-thocyanopsia yellow glow through snow and rain, winter and summer. summer. SPACE DIALING - Beginning with Labor Day, one million telephone telephone owners in Greater New York will find themselves connected, connected, by means of one or two extra twirls of the dial, with 50 million telephones throughout the United States and Canada. It has taken the N.Y. Telephone Company Company seven months to achieve this newest electronic achievement achievement of time-saving time-saving time-saving telephonic connection over thousands of miles. Eventually all such calls will be made without the intervention intervention of a telephone operator. The company has been producing this huge improvement program in long distance dialing by easy stages. It will have taken a 5-year 5-year 5-year period before this project is completed in New York. After After September 1959, more than half of New York City phones will be equipped, and by 1960, all city telephones will be ready for this up-to-date up-to-date up-to-date up-to-date up-to-date service. Files $25,000 Claim Wiljiam R. Thrasher has filed a claim for $25,000 against the estate of Henry A. Smith, who was killed March 14 in an auto accident near Albany. Thrasher was also involved in the accident. Smith's estate was estimated at inly $7,500 when k was filed for probate. ASKS CHANGE OF VENUE The Commonwealth Life Insurance Insurance Co., defendants in a suit brought by Larry Stiffler In Superior Superior Court No. 2, Thursday filed a motion for a change of venue. DRAW JURORS WEDNESDAY Superior Court Judge Corbett McClellan Thursday ordered Jury Commissioners E. R. Cox end Floyd Curtis to meet Wednesday to draw a jury venire for the September September term of court.