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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Do you call the appliance man before you have to?

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Do you call the appliance man before you have to?

Consider yourself fortunate if you've never had an embarrassing and costly experience like this: You call a serviceman to say your washer won't work. But when he comes, you find nothing's really wrong--the electric cord just isn't plugged in! Or the faucets aren't turned on!

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Do you know how to make these simple electrical repairs?

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Do you know how to make these simple electrical repairs?

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: You can remedy a shocking situation

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You can remedy a shocking situation

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: A concrete solution for patches

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A concrete solution for patches

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: How to replace a single shingle

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How to replace a single shingle

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: A good home remedy for wallpaper stains

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A good home remedy for wallpaper stains

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Three fix-its for common flush-tank problems

Page: 16

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Three fix-its for common flush-tank problems

Tank fills, but water still runs. Lift the cover off the tank and pull up gently on the float. If the water shuts off, it means that either the float position needs adjusting or the float itself is leaking and floating lower in the water than it should.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: The easy way to deal with a stopped-up drain

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The easy way to deal with a stopped-up drain

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Whip up some suds to remove upholstery spots

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Whip up some suds to remove upholstery spots

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Rules of thumb for removing carpet spots

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Rules of thumb for removing carpet spots

In case of a carpet emergency, remember these points: 1. Wipe up the staining material immediately.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Bridge that squeak in your floor

Page: 31

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Bridge that squeak in your floor

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Driveway repairs that come in a package

Page: 31

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Driveway repairs that come in a package

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: A scrap of screening for your plaster patch

Page: 32

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A scrap of screening for your plaster patch

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Tie rod strengthens weak tree limbs

Page: 32

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Tie rod strengthens weak tree limbs

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Make scuff marks scoot in a matter of minutes

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Make scuff marks scoot in a matter of minutes

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: It's no trick to clean a ceiling exhaust fan

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It's no trick to clean a ceiling exhaust fan

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Little gifts that really go over BIG!

Pages: 50, 51, 52, 53, 111

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Little gifts that really go over BIG!

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: It holds its head in the clouds

Pages: 54, 55, 56, 57

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It holds its head in the clouds

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: The very latest in TRADITIONAL FURNISHINGS

Pages: 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 122

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The very latest in TRADITIONAL FURNISHINGS

There's something new in antiques! Thanks to restoration and reproduction programs, faithful replicas of beautiful things of the past are now being made available for your home. When we speak of a reproduction, whether furniture, fabric, wallpaper or some other item, we mean an object which has been made, in every exterior detail, exactly like the original in line, form, and color.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: SMART COOK

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SMART COOK

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: We do need a Department of Urban Affairs and Housing

Page: 86

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We do need a Department of Urban Affairs and Housing

THIS is the age of cities. Already 60 out of every 100 Americans live in metropolitan areas, with anothér 10 per cent in smaller cities and towns. Suburbs are bumping into each other.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: What it's really like to move to TEXAS

Pages: 100, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106

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What it's really like to move to TEXAS

New settlers in Texas, traveling across the huge state, love to recite a native rhyme: The sun has riz, The sun has set, And here we is In Texas yet!

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: If a child has lots of colds

Page: 110

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If a child has lots of colds

Does one of your children seem to have lots more colds than the others? If he's a young child, his age may be a factor. (Youngsters from 1 to 6 years of age have, on the average, more colds than older children.) If he's past 6 years of age, the cause may be more serious.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: THE HOUSE OF THE RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD

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THE HOUSE OF THE RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD

RED-HAIRED, 69-year-old J. (for Jean) Paul Getty is the Richest Man in the World. But he is also a man of impeccable taste and great artistic knowledge and sensitivity--one recognized in art circles as an outstanding amateur authority on painting, sculpture, antique furniture, rugs, and tapestries. His collections of these items are worth millions of dollars; altogether, they are conceded to be among the world's finest.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: These museums and restoration sites make fine family vacation spots

Page: 124

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These museums and restoration sites make fine family vacation spots

Colonial America comes to life at restoration sites throughout the United States. These re-created villages display the architecture, arts, industries, and home lives of early settlers. For the most part, they are open the year around.

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: Six PARTY IDEAS for grade-schoolers

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Six PARTY IDEAS for grade-schoolers

A "different" theme, a new twist to familiar games, will make your youngster's guests extraglad they came. Here are ideas that have been big hits with the 6-to 11-year-old set:

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Better Homes & Gardens November 1961 Magazine Article: the man next door

Page: 134

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the man next door

Again it's the month for national gratitude, and I hope my family can approach the 23rd with proper feeling. If we can't be thankful for what we have received, at least we can be thankful for what we have so far escaped. I think that holds for all of America.

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