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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: BEWARE: The advance-fee real estate racket!

Pages: 8, 9, 103

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BEWARE: The advance-fee real estate racket!

IN UPSTATE NEW YORK, a salesman purporting to represent a nationwide real estate agency talked a homeowner into paying over $1,000 in advance for "special" selling services. The woman owned a handsome old house, but not an easy one to sell. It was too large. She never heard from the salesman again.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: Collapsible go lightly

Page: 10

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Collapsible go lightly

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: How to use fiberglass

Pages: 12, 15

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How to use fiberglass

One of the most important new materials available to handymen is plastic reinforced with glass fibers. Known under several trade names, and popularly known as "fiberglass," this versatile material has become familiar in its uses in automobiles, furniture, sporting goods, and so on.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: How to protect your children from sex offenders

Pages: 25, 26

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How to protect your children from sex offenders

"'Bye, Mummy, I'm going to play at Ricky's, I'll call you when I get there." Proud, if a trifle wobbly, on her first sidewalk bike, our 7-year-old daughter disappears around the corner. In a few minutes the telephone rings. "It's me, I'm here." "Okay, honey, have a nice time."

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: The dye is cast

Page: 26

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The dye is cast

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: HERE'S HOW TO . . . FINISH YOUR BASEMENT

Pages: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32

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HERE'S HOW TO . . . FINISH YOUR BASEMENT

How well you prepare your basement walls, floor, and ceiling for the finish materials is very important. Extra care where it won't show may avoid costly, annoying mistakes or delays when you install the materials that will be visible.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: Sparkling newcomers for '59

Pages: 34, 35, 36, 37

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Sparkling newcomers for '59

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: COLOR-the plumber's new friend

Pages: 38, 39

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COLOR-the plumber's new friend

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: An exciting new way to build

Pages: 40, 41, 92

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An exciting new way to build

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: New ideas for your older furniture

Pages: 42, 43

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New ideas for your older furniture

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: ARE YOU A CANDIDATE FOR HEART DISEASE?

Pages: 44, 45, 86, 96, 97

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ARE YOU A CANDIDATE FOR HEART DISEASE?

Dr. White: Generally speaking, the broad muscular type of individual is more susceptible in his youth to a certain kind of heart disease, that is, coronary heart disease. This is especially true if there is a history of coronary thrombosis in the family. He is a marked man. I look at these young men as I walk down the street and want to ask them if they're getting enough exercise and watching their diet.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: Little touches add lots of charm

Pages: 46, 47

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Little touches add lots of charm

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: KIDDIE CAPER COMING?

Page: 62

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KIDDIE CAPER COMING?

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: Personal help in planning, decorating and furnishing YOUR home

Page: 83

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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 January 1959 Magazine Article: How to Build a partition wall

Pages: 89, 90

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How to Build a partition wall

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: How to get plans

Page: 94

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How to get plans

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: Suburban notebook-Potluck

Page: 94

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Suburban notebook-Potluck

We hadn't seen Josie and Marv for a long time, so my wife thought it would be fun to have them over for what she calls potluck.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: $50,000 in prizes just for improving your home!

Page: 97

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$50,000 in prizes just for improving your home!

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

Pages: 100, 101, 103

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The diary of a Plain dirt gardener

When I awakened this morning, there were blue jays and cardinals flitting around in the branches of the red oak, outside in the dawn's early light.

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Better Homes & Gardens January 1959 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 106

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Seeing a whiff of smoke, Frank Walton and I slipped around the garage, expecting to catch our sons red-handed puffing on pipes. But they were only burning that old rubbish for us, so we slipped quietly away so they wouldn't catch us red-faced. Then we estimated a dollar apiece would be about right to pay for their trouble-- and the lesson we learned.

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