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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: How to keep a car's finish like new

Pages: 8, 10

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How to keep a car's finish like new

Even though today's new car finishes are the best ever, many things work against their retaining that showroom sparkle. Sun, rain, industrial soot, chemical fumes, ice-melting chemicals, tar, tree sap, insect residues, and bird droppings all do their bit to make the finish dull and unattractive.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Labels for all textiles?

Page: 12

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Labels for all textiles?

It may not be long before all textile products will have to carry labels describing the care they need. The Federal Trade Commission recently made this proposal, which is something of a mixed blessing for the industry.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Group action against fraud?

Page: 12

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Group action against fraud?

In the past few months, Congress has heard several imaginative approaches for allowing consumers to band together when they have been defrauded by the same seller or manufacturer. The most compelling argument against federal laws like this is that group or "class" actions would flood the already overcrowded courts with nuisance suits.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: How to customize your storage space

Pages: 14, 16, 18

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How to customize your storage space

Would you like to double the storage capacity in your house? You probably can-- by using dead spaces which exist in most closets and cabinets. These ideas will help you customize your family's storage areas; all you'll need in most cases is ¾-inch plywood. Cabinets and drawers can be purchased at your lumber dealer's.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Your child under arrest?

Page: 20

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Your child under arrest?

The voice at the other end of the phone gives it to you straight: "Your child is under arrest, and is being held by the police." This isn't the time to argue. It's the time to get vital information.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: About those contact lenses

Pages: 24, 26

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About those contact lenses

Eight million people wear contact lenses to bring their world into focus. Wearers range from the kindergarten group to the septuagenarian set. Each year, some 600,000 new users join those who choose this alternative to conventional eyeglasses.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Some simple truths about the stock market

Page: 28

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Some simple truths about the stock market

Probably the most common mistake made by the unsophisticated investor is to be too concerned with the past and not enough with the future. It is future profits, not past ones, which determine the behavior of a stock.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Ladder safety around the home

Page: 34

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Ladder safety around the home

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Good News

Pages: 36, 37, 38, 40, 42

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Good News

The beauty of this no-wax floor is that it never needs waxing. It retains its original gloss under heavy traffic and actually rejects most soils that come in contact with the surface-- food spills, mud, even black heel marks are easy to remove.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Games that teach your children to read

Pages: 44, 46, 106

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Games that teach your children to read

Educators know that children learn best when they're learning what they want to learn. And, understandably, youngsters aren't turned on by "See Spot run!" Many parents find that a great way to make words meaningful-- and thus important in a child's mind-- is through games scientifically designed to motivate reading.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Why a major addition could be your only way to have a new house this year

Pages: 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 118, 144

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Why a major addition could be your only way to have a new house this year

Call it the housing shortage, call it the tight money situation, or whatever you like, but you have to pay dearly to get a new house these days. Higher prices, soaring interest rates, the small number of new houses being built, all are making too many families stay put.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: KNOW YOUR SALAD GREENS

Page: 84

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KNOW YOUR SALAD GREENS

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Expert salad storage

Page: 104

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Expert salad storage

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: How to sew cafe curtains, Austrian shades, Roman shades, and swags

Pages: 110, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117

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How to sew cafe curtains, Austrian shades, Roman shades, and swags

Technically, a cafe curtain is one that leaves some part of the window exposed. However, you can cover the entire window with more than one tier of curtains and still have bona fide cafes.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Tooth care for your dog

Pages: 120, 122

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Tooth care for your dog

Most pet owners are even more lax about caring for their pet's teeth than their own. Unless the dog barks, bites, or devours treasured objects, his mouth goes unnoticed. Fortunately, a dog will probably suffer fewer oral problems during his lifetime than his owner will. But that's no excuse for gambling on your pet's dental health. Neglect can result in more than loss of teeth-- it may endanger his general health, too.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: A housework system that really works

Page: 124

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A housework system that really works

How would you like a guaranteed timesaving method for your housekeeping? "Ha!" you say, "there is no such thing." Oh, but there is. Just review Parkinson's Law and see.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Aids for interstate driving

Pages: 126, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 136, 137, 140, 142, 143

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Aids for interstate driving

The map-directories offered in the coupon below are designed specifically for interstate highway travelers. It's been said that if a traveler used all the information contained on these maps, he would find it virtually impossible to get lost or hungry, run out of gas, or miss scenic adventures along the way.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 145, 146, 147, 148, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157

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Shopping editor's choice

Discover the fun and convenience of shopping by mail! You can order with complete confidence: each company will refund your money if you're not delighted.

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Better Homes & Gardens May 1970 Magazine Article: The man next door

Page: 158

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The man next door

Dad Hillis says he has never felt better; but he wants it understood that when he goes, he doesn't want to be buried in a self-proclaimed prestige cemetery. That's no time, he says, to start being a snob.

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