The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on August 12, 1951 · Page 39
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The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 39

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Sunday, August 12, 1951
Page 39
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BY PU£R D R Y D E N Parade of Progress A weekly survey of new ideas'and inventions, that make your life easier . . . · Here's news for your outings: there's a tiny new POCKET STOVE that weighs two ounces and fits in a shirt pocket or in a lady's purse. Hunters, fishermen, Boy and Girl Scouts especially will like it. Small as it is, the stove contains four heat pellets. Each pellet burns for 10 minutes. The stove slides open to form a base and a stand. You can boil water for a cup of coffee in eight minutes, fry an egg in three. You can warm Baby's bottle or heat Dad's shaving water. The unit costs 50(f. Send inquiries to Charlotte Chemical Labs, 1122 So, Blvd., Charlotte, N. C. · You'll find many wonderful uses for the revolutionary new GLOWING GLASS in your home. It has been making headline news and will be on the market soon. You will get light from thin flat sheets of glowing glass instead of bulbs and tubes. It's cool light from an area instead of a single p o i n t , and it w o r k s on AC household current for practically nothing! Luminous switch plate (shown above) is only one of many uses. Some others: forelock dials and faces; night lights; guard rails; table tops; overhead ceiling lighting. Ceiling light would consist of squares of thin glass attached to ceiling^ looking almost like a skylight. Cost is so low that a wall switch operating 24 hours a day would use only 2 or 3^ worth of electricity a year! Sylvania Electric, 1740 Broadway, New York City. · A new TWO-PURPOSE BAG will make your knitting easier. Put your knitting in, pull the drawstring,-and you'll have a carrying bag. When you're ready to knit, pull out a hidden inner flap, tie it around your waist and you have an apron for your yarn. Bag is striped taffeta. EvergreenCo., Sedro-Woolley, Washington. · If you plan a trip, you'll like the new TRIP GUIDE. It's a fine little pocket-size leatherette book that shows auto, rail, bus, air routes from city to city, has 78 maps of II. S. cities with hotels, theaters, stores, "downtown" buildings. Hammond, Maplewood, N. J. With this ROLL-A-VAC you con put your tank-type vacuum cleaner on wheeU and make house cleaning even easier. Attachments are kept at hand level so you don't have to bend. It'j a lightweight device with a stoir-glide feature that makes it easy to roll up and down your stairs. Car-R««-A//, Stxlon 6/dg., Minncapo/ii, Minn. PURSE HANGER for your car is a handy 19c device that keeps you from having to carry your bag on your lap. On the hanger, the bag won't get in other passenger*' way. The hanger slips under window molding and won't interfere with window operation. Duncan, 14240 Terry, Detroit, Men. Here's an OUTDOOR FLY TRAP that helps lure' the dangerous pests right out of your home. It uses Nature's own lure: the odor of another fly, produced chemically within the trap, it is said to be irresistible to flies, though the human nose can hardly detect it. Put the trap outside your-home, and then relax. It needs no further attention. Gorfcy, St. Paul 1, Minn. Summer Snack' QUAKER OATMEAL COOKIES served with CANADA DRY GINGER ALE look (tor the item? reported above at your loco! Stores. If they ore not yet ovoMqble, write the rnmi liiled. Mention PARADE o qel complete information, AUGUST 52, 1951 parad* 13

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