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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: ARE THERE ANY CATCHES IN BUYING A FORECLOSED HOUSE?

Pages: 6, 8

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ARE THERE ANY CATCHES IN BUYING A FORECLOSED HOUSE?

Sometimes yes, but in most cases the nearly 100,000 houses a year currently being foreclosed offer you excellent savings, if not downright bargains. They also spell profit opportunities for people who like to invest their spare money in real estate.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW ABOUT SETTING UP A TRUST?

Page: 6

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WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW ABOUT SETTING UP A TRUST?

Today, even families whose total assets are modest-- perhaps no more than about $20,000-- find that a trust makes financial sense. To help you decide whether a trust fits into your plans, check these facts:

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: CAN YOU COLLECT UNDER MORE THAN ONE HEALTH POLICY?

Page: 6

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CAN YOU COLLECT UNDER MORE THAN ONE HEALTH POLICY?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: WHAT MAKES THE

Page: 8

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WHAT MAKES THE "BLUE CHIPS" BLUE?

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: WHAT'S THE BEST LIFE INSURANCE FOR A YOUNG FATHER?

Pages: 8, 10

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WHAT'S THE BEST LIFE INSURANCE FOR A YOUNG FATHER?

He needs an insurance package that provides maximum immediate protection for his family while laying the foundation for a sound, long-range, insured security program-- and one which does both these jobs at a low starting cost.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: REBUILD YOUR LAWN THIS QUICK WAY

Page: 12

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REBUILD YOUR LAWN THIS QUICK WAY

Is lack of time, money, or energy keeping you from coming to grips with a thin or crabgrass-plagued lawn? Try this method of lawn rejuvenation. It's easy on your back and pocketbook. Since early fall is the ideal time to plant perennial grasses, start your lawn beautification within the 30 days following August 15. Next spring, the only demand your lawn will make will be for admiration. If you can't get to it before mid-September, better wait until spring.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: IS THERE A BEST WAY TO TAKE MONEY ON A FOREIGN TRIP?

Page: 15

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IS THERE A BEST WAY TO TAKE MONEY ON A FOREIGN TRIP?

Yes-- and the answer for most people is to take traveler's checks. They are the best and easiest cash substitute, which largely explains their mounting popularity with seasoned overseas travelers like international business executives and government officials. These men use traveler's checks for two important reasons:

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: WHY SEE A DOCTOR WHEN YOU'RE HEALTHY?

Pages: 16, 20, 22

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WHY SEE A DOCTOR WHEN YOU'RE HEALTHY?

If you're like most Americans, you tend to take good health for granted. Usually you see your family physician-- if you're farsighted enough to have one-- in the event of accidents, serious infections, or similar emergencies. Medical records confirm this, showing that of millions of medical visits each year, fewer than ten per cent are made for the purpose of physical examinations.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: WANT TO PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT ... AGAIN?

Page: 26

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WANT TO PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT ... AGAIN?

If you're one of those millions of people who once played a musical instrument... there's no reason why you can't again. And there is every reason why you should. Your earlier knowledge of music's fundamentals and your moderate ability to play can be regained quickly. Just oil up the finger joints, acquire an instrument, and you can be better than your old musical self in a matter of weeks.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: DECORATING WRONGS MADE RIGHT

Page: 28

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DECORATING WRONGS MADE RIGHT

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: WHY SOME PEOPLE ALWAYS VACATION OFF-SEASON

Pages: 30, 128

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WHY SOME PEOPLE ALWAYS VACATION OFF-SEASON

Every day, more vacationers are learning what experienced travelers have known for some time: that it's cheaper, less crowded-- and just as rewarding-- to travel before or after the peak tourist season. By using this trick of timing, you'll be able to save anywhere from $2 to $6 a day per person, and sometimes as much as $18 a person.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: STORAGE WALLS--HOW CAN ANY HOUSE GET ALONG WITHOUT ONE?

Pages: 32, 34, 36

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STORAGE WALLS--HOW CAN ANY HOUSE GET ALONG WITHOUT ONE?

Nothing takes the problems out of storage quite so effectively as a well-designed storage wall. Not only do you get lots of storage space for the amount of square footage you use, but all the space is right where you need it-- in the room you live in. And look what a storage wall can do for a room! It makes a beautiful center of interest and sets the mood for your whole decorating scheme.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: TIPS TO KEEP YOUR TAPE RECORDER TROUBLE FREE

Page: 38

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TIPS TO KEEP YOUR TAPE RECORDER TROUBLE FREE

Good quality tape recorders these days are tough, reliable little machines designed to be almost foolproof. However they need a little help from their owners to make the best recordings. And like any machine, they need some good periodic maintenance.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: CUT GLASS

Pages: 41, 42

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CUT GLASS

The aristocracy of the glass world in America is truly represented by the astonishingly fine cut glass wares turned out by a number of manufactories between 1880 and 1905. This has come to be known as the "Brilliant Period" in the history of cut glass production.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: WHAT SAFETY FEATURES TO LOOK FOR IN A NEW CAR

Pages: 44, 46, 120

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WHAT SAFETY FEATURES TO LOOK FOR IN A NEW CAR

If you're shopping for a new car, you'll find an amazing number of accessories and options available including many good pieces of safety equipment. Some of these safety features are offered as standard equipment, some as extra cost items. Interestingly, many of these accessories normally thought of as luxuries also have a very real safety function.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: THIS HOUSE PROVES YOU CAN BUY GOOD DESIGN

Pages: 48, 49, 50, 51, 129

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THIS HOUSE PROVES YOU CAN BUY GOOD DESIGN

This home, and the one on page 52, have been designated Better Homes & Gardens 1965 Editors' Choice Houses because they are such good examples of the excellence you can expect to find in a ready-to-buy house today. Many leading builders are duplicating these houses, so plan to visit a model in your own community. Locations are listed on following pages.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: SPLIT-ENTRY CONVENIENCE WITH TWO-STORY ADVANTAGES

Pages: 52, 53, 54, 55

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SPLIT-ENTRY CONVENIENCE WITH TWO-STORY ADVANTAGES

Here is a split-entry house with colonial styling-- and a new approach to space. In many houses of this type, the basement is simply raised out of the ground. But this house is more like a full two-story-- with the lower level recessed halfway below grade.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: CENTERPIECES GROW BIG THESE DAYS!

Pages: 56, 57

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CENTERPIECES GROW BIG THESE DAYS!

Big, bold, and colorful! You'll find these spectacular giant blooms not only eye-catching but endlessly versatile-- no matter what type of table setting you prefer.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: PUT A ONE-TWO PUNCH IN YOUR COLOR SCHEME

Pages: 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67

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PUT A ONE-TWO PUNCH IN YOUR COLOR SCHEME

Red packs a powerful punch-- it's a brash, "go" color-- ever moving and always exciting. Touch it with yellow and it moves closer, seems brighter, feels warmer. Brush it with blue, and it moves into a cooler, more muted hue.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: HOW TO BE COLOR AHEAD NEXT SUMMER!

Pages: 68, 69

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HOW TO BE COLOR AHEAD NEXT SUMMER!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: STITCHCRAFT!

Pages: 70, 71, 72, 73, 84, 85

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STITCHCRAFT!

BEAUTIFUL ACCESSORIES MADE ON YOUR SEWING MACHINE

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: NEW TRICKS WITH CAKE MIX

Page: 86

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NEW TRICKS WITH CAKE MIX

Here are three of the cake-mix wonders which won prizes in our Recipe Idea Contest. Chocolate cake mix turns into a sophisticated mocha torte; yellow cake dons a luscious broiled frosting; and butterscotch cake takes on the subtle flavors of ginger and chocolate. You'll have a hard time choosing a favorite!

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: BATTERY-OPERATED SMALL APPLIANCES

Pages: 90, 92

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BATTERY-OPERATED SMALL APPLIANCES

Did you try an early-model cordless appliance-- and then abandon it when the battery ran down? Then it's time to take a new look at what's been happening to cordless appliances. The picture is changing almost daily! Of course, the idea of throwing away extension cords is in itself a joyous one-- especially if yours is a family that spends almost as much time outdoors as in.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: HOW TO ORDER PLANS FOR HOUSES AND PROJECTS

Page: 106

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HOW TO ORDER PLANS FOR HOUSES AND PROJECTS

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: SEPTEMBER GARDENING WHERE YOU LIVE!

Pages: 112, 113

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SEPTEMBER GARDENING WHERE YOU LIVE!

Peonies, phlox, iris, delphinium, and other perennial flowers benefit from being fertilized in September since their roots remain active for several weeks. The soil retains enough warmth for root growth long after air temperatures are cold enough to inactivate the foliage. Plants with woody top growth, such as roses and shrubs, should not be fertilized now, because any late growth of twigs and foliage would be subject to cold damage.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: BRIGHT IDEAS FOR 5x7 BATHROOMS

Pages: 114, 115

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BRIGHT IDEAS FOR 5x7 BATHROOMS

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: DOES YOUR HOME'S VALUE EXCEED YOUR PROPERTY INSURANCE?

Page: 116

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DOES YOUR HOME'S VALUE EXCEED YOUR PROPERTY INSURANCE?

Very likely it does, counting only the general rise in property values in recent years. Besides that, you've probably added value on your own-- through remodeling, landscaping, buying tools and appliances, providing a patio or other outdoor living area, or updating the wiring or plumbing.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: A VERY DISTINCTIVE SMALL KITCHEN

Page: 118

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A VERY DISTINCTIVE SMALL KITCHEN

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: EVERY DRIVER SHOULD KNOW THESE AUTO INSURANCE TERMS

Pages: 120, 122

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EVERY DRIVER SHOULD KNOW THESE AUTO INSURANCE TERMS

You undoubtedly carry insurance on your automobiles, but do you know what coverage you really have? The first step in understanding a policy is to understand the terminology. Better Homes and Gardens has compiled this brief auto insurance glossary to guide you in determining what your policy basically covers. We have included only the most common coverages and find that there are almost as many minor variations as there are companies issuing policies.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: PROPER WATERING--THE WHY AND HOW

Page: 123

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PROPER WATERING--THE WHY AND HOW

The average tree, shrub, or flower can manage to grow without regular feeding or cultivation, and even survive myriad insect attacks. But, let it go dry for even a short time and the plant dies-- or growth is seriously stunted, requiring several months to return to normal.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: GOOD NEWS FOR MEN!

Pages: 124, 126

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GOOD NEWS FOR MEN!

Hedge trimming is always a chore but these shears can make your job easier.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: HANDYMAN HOW-TO

Page: 129

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HANDYMAN HOW-TO

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: SHOPPING BY MAIL

Pages: 130, 131, 132, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139

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SHOPPING BY MAIL

Discover the ease of shopping by mail! Order with complete confidence. Each firm will refund your money if you're not thoroughly pleased.

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Better Homes & Gardens September 1965 Magazine Article: THE MAN NEXT DOOR

Page: 140

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THE MAN NEXT DOOR

A few years ago, my car radio burned out a tube and as a protest against rock 'n roll, I refused to have it fixed. But our current car has a working radio, and I'm dismayed to discover that today's disk jockeys chatter and giggle so much, the "music" is almost a relief.

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