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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Why tubeless tires?

Pages: 8, 9, 246

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Why tubeless tires?

This year, for the first time, most cars are coming from the factory with tubeless tires as standard equipment. Conventional tire and tube combinations are optional. So, when you buy a new car-- or just a set of tires for your present car-- you're going to ask "Why tubeless?" To that, the manufacturers say:

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Get the jump on spring!

Pages: 12, 13

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Get the jump on spring!

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: New cure for crabgrass

Page: 15

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New cure for crabgrass

Here's red-hot news for anyone with a lawn. It's a new crabgrass killer that's swift, sure, and safe for your grass. The name of this wonder chemical is Sodar. It is by far the best crabgrass control yet tested.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News

Page: 17

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Latest Garden News

A highly volatile substance is evidently responsible for more of sweet-corn's sweetness than is sugar. A University of Minnesota scientist reports precooled sweet corn, standing 30 hours, loses only one-third as much sugar as uncooled ears. Yet, flavor loss continues, even though sugar content remains high.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Two new income-Tax benefits

Page: 18

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Two new income-Tax benefits

1 New deductions when you sell your home to buy another. History of this change dates back to 1951. Then, witnesses pointed out to Congress an income-tax injustice that had been around since World War II. Because of the cheapening of the dollar, families who sold their homes and bought again when forced to move from city to city were caught in a trap by the capital-gains tax law.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: THE BEST SIDE TRIP WE EVER TOOK

Page: 21

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THE BEST SIDE TRIP WE EVER TOOK

It began about 6 miles cast of Flagstaff, Arizona. We were making our first trip west on U. S. 66, and had been seeing the names of the Southwest's enchanted canyons and other natural phenomena on unpretentious signs everywhere. We decided to follow one that directed us to Sunset Crater.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: There was room for expansion

Page: 22

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There was room for expansion

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: WHAT'S SEW in home furnishings

Page: 32

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WHAT'S SEW in home furnishings

Here's news from the big semiannual Home-furnishings Markets in Chicago and Grand Rapids. Later, there will be more detailed reports and pictures of some of the new trends.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Will wonder drug's never cease!

Pages: 34, 37, 38, 222, 223, 226, 227

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Will wonder drug's never cease!

There are two kinds of patients that make a conscientious doctor feel as indignant as a hen ducked in a swimming pool.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Screen star as problem solvers

Pages: 40, 145, 146

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Screen star as problem solvers

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Set the stage for furnishings with...

Pages: 51, 52, 53, 54, 55

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Set the stage for furnishings with...

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: How to stretch space in a small house

Pages: 56, 57, 165, 167

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How to stretch space in a small house

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: How they're cleaning up the comic books

Pages: 58, 59, 254, 255, 263

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How they're cleaning up the comic books

During the course of this month, some 50 million moppets and teen-agers will plunk down one or more dimes of their pin money for brightly colored comic books, ranging in name from Action Comics to ziggy Pig. Some anxious parents concerned with the reading habits of their children will note that something new has been added to the familiar gaudy product.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Hardy, flowering shrubs are a good buy

Pages: 60, 61

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Hardy, flowering shrubs are a good buy

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: The house of seven children... and tranquil parents

Pages: 62, 63, 198, 199, 200, 202

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The house of seven children... and tranquil parents

A big family and a small amount of building money. That's the story behind our house... Five Star Home No. 2503.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: U. S. 66--big swing to the coast

Pages: 64, 65, 246, 247, 248

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U. S. 66--big swing to the coast

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: This shop gets the job done

Pages: 66, 67, 154, 155, 156, 159

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This shop gets the job done

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: ARCHITECTS' SKETCHBOOK

Pages: 68, 69

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ARCHITECTS' SKETCHBOOK

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Here's how to plan your lot

Pages: 70, 71

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Here's how to plan your lot

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Here's how to Match flowers and containers

Page: 80

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Here's how to Match flowers and containers

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: New kitchen curtains spark up your windows

Pages: 82, 83, 136

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New kitchen curtains spark up your windows

MAKE the curtains yourself or shop for them. Interesting materials will produce handsome results. And they're a breeze to care for! New plastic, brass, and clip-on rings make it a snap to change curtains. For pinch or box pleats with a custom-made look, sew on special pleating tape.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Use your electric fryer for many jobs

Pages: 84, 108

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Use your electric fryer for many jobs

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Know four serving dishes

Pages: 110, 113

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Know four serving dishes

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Smart toppers for your ironing board

Pages: 122, 125

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Smart toppers for your ironing board

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Arithmetic can be fun

Pages: 127, 136, 262

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Arithmetic can be fun

Homework in arithmetic used to be drudgery for Linda, my daughter in the third grade. She had a series of schemes for getting sidetracked from her arithmetic homework. If these failed, her favorite remark was: "I don't see why I have to do that old, dumb, dopey arithmetic."

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Accessories add personality to a room

Pages: 129, 137, 138

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Accessories add personality to a room

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: 15 fast jobs with portable power tools

Pages: 130, 131, 132, 133, 134

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15 fast jobs with portable power tools

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: How to drive without scaring your wife

Pages: 140, 142, 182, 183

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How to drive without scaring your wife

"Yes, and he got mad. He said, 'What's the matter? Don't you have any confidence in me?' I do have confidence in him. He's never had a wreck yet-- except my nerves. But how can I explain?"

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Dollarsavers that decorate your home

Pages: 149, 150, 152

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Dollarsavers that decorate your home

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Tools to make your boring jobs easier

Pages: 161, 162

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Tools to make your boring jobs easier

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: There's good living in a basement

Pages: 168, 179

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There's good living in a basement

A basement living room can be the favorite gathering place for family fun, or it can turn into a haven for dust- catching odds and ends of cast-off furniture. If your basement is due for a face lifting, you'll be inspired by the results the R. E. Mattisons of Oklahoma City achieved when they turned theirs into the most popular room in their home.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

Pages: 170, 235

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Personal help in home building, remodeling, and decorating

When you're looking for ways to make your home more comfortable and attractive, look for this seal. It identifies the Better Homes & Gardens Home Planning Center, where you can get personal counsel on your home-planning problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Speed up your young dawdler

Pages: 172, 173, 177, 178

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Speed up your young dawdler

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: What the new sewing machines will do for you

Pages: 181, 184, 202

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What the new sewing machines will do for you

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Managing with two babies

Pages: 189, 190, 191

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Managing with two babies

Like many young couples today, the Charles R. Strohs have combined early marriage, a family, and earning a living with college attendance for the husband. In addition, they have added homeowning to these accomplishments.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Tricks with your vacuum cleaner

Pages: 193, 195, 196

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Tricks with your vacuum cleaner

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Need another bedroom?

Pages: 210, 215

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Need another bedroom?

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Good news for small rooms

Page: 213

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Good news for small rooms

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: There's nothing like home-grown asparagus

Pages: 216, 217

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There's nothing like home-grown asparagus

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: It's easy to weave a fence like this

Page: 218

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It's easy to weave a fence like this

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: What a difference added space makes

Pages: 224, 230, 231

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What a difference added space makes

We needed more space. Either we had to build a new house or an addition to our old one. But by any classification, ours was a Traditional house-- and we wanted to go Modern!

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 232, 234

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

That old lion surely took over today. an outdoors covered with 6 inches of white. My fourbuckle arctics were at Donald's, so I put on my high-top garden shoes for what had to be done.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Now's the time to...

Pages: 236, 237, 238

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Now's the time to...

Paint trunks of elm trees with sticky band to prevent damage by cankerworms when leaves appear. Keep burlap or other wind protection around your new evergreens to Keep tnem trom drying out until April showers soak them.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Flowering trees...

Pages: 243, 244

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Flowering trees...

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Kitchen helpers!

Pages: 248, 249

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Kitchen helpers!

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: School bells are ringing for dogs

Pages: 250, 251, 259

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School bells are ringing for dogs

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: FOUR steps to a good lawn

Page: 252

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FOUR steps to a good lawn

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Garden clinic

Page: 256

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Garden clinic

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Good news for your walls

Page: 259

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Good news for your walls

Natural matches. There are new fabric wall coverings with related patterns and colors in drapery and slipcover material and shower curtains. The wall covering is a direct descendant from the still popular "oilcloth" pasted on kitchen and bathroom walls because it was so durable.

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: Keep your looking their best

Pages: 260, 261

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Keep your looking their best

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Better Homes & Gardens March 1955 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 272

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Don't be trapped by these first serene days in March. Last year, I labored all of March 6 raking my yard. On March 7, every leaf the two neighbors had neglected since October blew onto my lawn to roost.

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