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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: The pinball business isn't child's play

Pages: 6, 139, 140, 142

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The pinball business isn't child's play

Your community may be helping perpetuate one of the most vicious of all rackets-- one that spreads gambling and corruption to practically every street corner, and has as its potential target every child.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: OCTOBER GARDEN REMINDERS

Pages: 8, 9, 12

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OCTOBER GARDEN REMINDERS

Bulbs: Look ahead to ever-welcome patches of color next spring by planting spring-flowering bulbs now. Rule of thumb: plant them all at a depth equal to three times their height. And always with the pointed end up.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: The NEW DRUG that awakens ENERGIES

Pages: 18, 20

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The NEW DRUG that awakens ENERGIES

A housewife who had been tired and gravely depressed became so energetic recently that her husband complained, "She tires me out." A 24-year-old man said, "I felt like 60, now I feel like 15. I can't get depressed any more even when I try. I get a zest out of such common things as drinking coffee, breathing fresh air."

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: New TV tubes make sets 20 percent slimmer

Page: 22

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New TV tubes make sets 20 percent slimmer

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: TREES to plant this fall

Page: 30

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TREES to plant this fall

Thornless honey locusts: Several varieties, all hardy and drouth resistant. Shade is light enough so grass grows right up to the trunks.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Latest Garden News

Pages: 33, 187

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Latest Garden News

The new Federal highway program will take not only millions of dollars and several years to complete, it will also require tons of grass seed and fertilizers.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: HOW-TO for the handyman

Pages: 36, 38

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HOW-TO for the handyman

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: What kind of life insurance should you have?

Pages: 40, 43, 46, 128, 129

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What kind of life insurance should you have?

Most experts say you can usually choose the right policy by applying the oldest rule of insurance buying: Insure first against the greatest potential catastrophe.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Osborn on Conformity

Pages: 59, 60, 61

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Osborn on Conformity

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: This house is going to surprise you!

Pages: 62, 63, 228, 229, 230, 247

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This house is going to surprise you!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Ten improvements which give you more for your furniture dollar

Pages: 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69

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Ten improvements which give you more for your furniture dollar

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Plant now--for bloom all next year

Pages: 70, 71, 72, 73, 242, 243

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Plant now--for bloom all next year

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: WHAT IS A PROBLEM DRINKER?

Pages: 74, 75, 216, 219

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WHAT IS A PROBLEM DRINKER?

The United States is in first place in the international inebriate league, burdened with the world's highest known rate of alcoholism.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Exciting new ways to build with aluminum

Pages: 76, 77, 146, 148, 149, 150, 152, 154

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Exciting new ways to build with aluminum

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Spirit of New England

Pages: 78, 79, 206, 207, 208, 209

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Spirit of New England

I am what might be called a six-ply New Englander. This is to say that I was born in Connecticut, and brought up in Massachusetts; that I have lived and worked in Vermont and New Hampshire, visited extensively in Rhode Island-- and my home is in Maine. This six-state adventure spans 50-odd years, and without question overqualifies me as a Yankee. In fact, it is a kind of embarrassment of riches, not to say biases.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Light and color are keys to this kitchen's success

Pages: 80, 81, 107, 108, 110

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Light and color are keys to this kitchen's success

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Look what an ironer can do for you!

Pages: 90, 92, 95

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Look what an ironer can do for you!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Smart toters for

Pages: 98, 100, 116

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Smart toters for "food on the go"

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Your child's fears

Pages: 132, 134, 138

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Your child's fears

All children have fears and worries. I had plenty myself as a child. So when my children had their first bouts with what psychologists call "anxieties," I understood what they were going through.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Focus on furniture arrangement

Page: 145

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Focus on furniture arrangement

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: REYNOLON

Page: 156

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REYNOLON

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Make the most of misplaced windows

Pages: 156, 161

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Make the most of misplaced windows

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Sure to please the classroom crowd

Pages: 163, 165, 166

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Sure to please the classroom crowd

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Clamp down on your glue jobs!

Pages: 173, 174

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Clamp down on your glue jobs!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Tricks for the sick-abed child

Pages: 176, 189

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Tricks for the sick-abed child

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Trim ideas for teen-agers' rooms

Pages: 178, 180, 183

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Trim ideas for teen-agers' rooms

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Collections can personalize rooms

Page: 185

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Collections can personalize rooms

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Old rooms with a new look . . . inside and out

Page: 190

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Old rooms with a new look . . . inside and out

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Keep your silver servers busy!

Pages: 192, 195

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Keep your silver servers busy!

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: How to divide and transplant perennials

Page: 197

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How to divide and transplant perennials

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Bouquets to capture autumn color

Pages: 210, 211

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Bouquets to capture autumn color

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Personal help in planning, decorating and furnishing YOUR home

Pages: 214, 241

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Personal help in planning, decorating and furnishing YOUR home

Look for this Better Homes & Gardens "Home Planning Center" seal when you're looking for ideas to help make your home more comfortable and attractive. It identifies leading stores who feature personal counsel on home planning, decorating, and furnishings problems.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: How to plant Your spring bulb show

Page: 220

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How to plant Your spring bulb show

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Twin tables serve for dining and desk

Page: 222

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Twin tables serve for dining and desk

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: BASEBOARD WIRING: new way to add outlets

Pages: 227, 241

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BASEBOARD WIRING: new way to add outlets

Baseboard wiring is the safest, easiest way to add outlets to an old house-- even a new house where there aren't enough outlets for the growing number of appliances.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Arrangements to try in your rooms

Pages: 234, 235

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Arrangements to try in your rooms

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: How to plant and grow evergreen shrubs

Pages: 237, 238

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How to plant and grow evergreen shrubs

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: Decorating closes in on an open-plan house

Pages: 244, 245

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Decorating closes in on an open-plan house

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 246, 247

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Oct. 1 This month began with a predicament. There are a number of places about our premises where poison ivy has crept in. So, I did stop at the nursery garden store today, and bought a container of amino triazole, a new control for poison ivy, which I hear has been giving good results.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: PERENNIALS to plant this fall

Page: 248

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PERENNIALS to plant this fall

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: BULBS to plant this fall

Page: 249

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BULBS to plant this fall

When you plant bulbs this fall, give some of these smaller bulbs a try. They admittedly aren't as showy as tulips and daffodils, but they have charms of their own.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1957 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 256

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Mrs. Hillis's nomination for the best after-dinner speech: "You go and read, Mom. We'll wash the dishes."

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