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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Good news!

Pages: 10, 13, 14

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Good news!

The fish were biting, but you didn't bring your rod. That's one excuse you won't be able to use if you own this rod. A full six feet long, the fiber glass rod telescopes down to 15 inches to fit a suitcase, backpack, or bicycle basket.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: DO IT ON TIME--OR YOU MAY LOSE MONEY

Page: 16

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DO IT ON TIME--OR YOU MAY LOSE MONEY

In legal matters, almost everything you need to do in order to claim your rights or protect your interests has a time limit. Generally, if you don't act in time, you may lose. Here are some situations where there are short time periods for you to act.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: MASTER PLAN for a maintenance-free summer

Pages: 22, 26, 166, 167, 168

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MASTER PLAN for a maintenance-free summer

Assuming your home is average size with the usual maintenance problems (and with no addition or remodeling jobs in progress), you can pry, scrape, ratchet, and roll all these projects to completion in just three work weekends. Then you'll be free this summer from a host of bothersome handyman jobs. The key is basic organization of work-- hot jobs when the weather is cool and cool jobs for warmer days.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Why not rent a camper?

Page: 28

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Why not rent a camper?

You can read camper brochures and visit sales showrooms until the state parks close for the winter and still not know which camper is right for your family. The way to assess camping needs is to camp. And the best way to do that is to rent a camper.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Don't let rust ruin your car

Page: 28

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Don't let rust ruin your car

Among those possessions you've salted away all winter was-- believe it or not-- your family car. Road salting, which keeps streets navigable through winter, speeds car rusting. Unless you've taken measures all season to keep your car out of the salt, rust probably has a toehold by now.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Drive-away cars: how to save vacation dollars

Pages: 28, 62

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Drive-away cars: how to save vacation dollars

You can borrow a car in your home city and drive it to any major city in the U.S. and your only costs will be gas and tolls. How? By taking advantage of a little-known car delivery system known simply as drive-aways.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: MUSEUMS you shouldn't miss

Pages: 30, 67

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MUSEUMS you shouldn't miss

Whatever your age or your special interests, chances are this country has a museum to intrigue you. At latest count, there were 4600 museums across the nation: art museums, history museums, museums of science and industry, cowboy museums, ethnic museums, railroad museums, circus museums-- they come in all sizes and types.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: How to watch a RODEO

Pages: 34, 61

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How to watch a RODEO

A big rodeo combines the fun and thrills of many festivities-- circus, bullfight, parade, ice-cream social, beauty queen pageant, state fair and carnival. You'll have a great time even if you know nothing about rodeo competitions except that cowboys are trying to earn prize money by risking their necks.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Let your philodendrons grow up

Page: 36

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Let your philodendrons grow up

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Jade plant--don't kill it with kindness

Pages: 36, 66

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Jade plant--don't kill it with kindness

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: If clivia's in bloom, what next?

Page: 36

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If clivia's in bloom, what next?

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Look ahead to gift giving

Page: 36

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Look ahead to gift giving

Start a few leaf-stem cuttings of African violets now and you'll have inexpensive, welcome gifts to give next winter. You can start as many as you like, but bear in mind that leaves in containers of water now taking up two inches of space will need two or three times that area when they develop into plants.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Outward-bound vines

Page: 36

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Outward-bound vines

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Should you join an investment club?

Pages: 40, 42

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Should you join an investment club?

It can be a good way to keep your hand in the stock market without risking much capital. You'll also learn how to invest. And you can have fun.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: HOW TO BID AT AN AUCTION

Page: 40

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HOW TO BID AT AN AUCTION

Auctions can be great places to pick up bargains in antiques, jewelry, paintings, even autos. However, there are some basic rules to learn before you make your first bid.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: What's the best way to bank your cash?

Pages: 42, 68

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What's the best way to bank your cash?

Banks are offering so many different ways to sock your money away these days that it's important to know what kinds of savings accounts fit your needs best. You want to get as much interest as you can, of course.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: How to pick a Nursery School

Pages: 44, 45, 179

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How to pick a Nursery School

If you are a parent of one of the 12 million children between the ages of three and five in America, you've probably given at least some thought to the question of nursery school for your child. But you've no doubt found that there are few easy answers (there seldom are to questions concerning children).

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: GARDENING THIS MONTH

Pages: 46, 64

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GARDENING THIS MONTH

About this time of year, spring fever is rife among gardeners. They're anxious to get out with nature, and there are plenty of jobs to be done this month.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: A GREAT HOUSE THAT DOESN'T COST A FORTUNE

Pages: 48, 49, 50, 51

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A GREAT HOUSE THAT DOESN'T COST A FORTUNE

Last of three articles on houses that give you more for your housing dollar

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: How to Get Going with a Garden

Pages: 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57

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How to Get Going with a Garden

In this second chapter of our do-it-yourself home landscaping plan, the subject is roses-- and shrubs-- and how you can make the most of them. You'll see roses in traditional settings and in landscape situations you may not have thought of. We've also included a bonus plant-and-care section to help you grow roses you'll be proud of.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Does your car have bad breath?

Pages: 58, 60

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Does your car have bad breath?

You are the only one who can completely control your car's smog. The auto makers, thanks to federal pressure, have installed sophisticated pollution control devices on all late-model cars and will be eliminating most of the remaining pollutants in this decade. But the most technically advanced smog control system imaginable is of little use if car owners don't do their part.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: ... out? ... key ...

Page: 63

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... out? ... key ...

... yourself out of the ...... is as humiliating as lock-yourself out of the house-- a lot more expensive.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Sansevierias--simple as ...

Page: 66

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Sansevierias--simple as ...

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Some plants need cleaning now

Page: 66

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Some plants need cleaning now

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Central air conditioning: buy now and save

Page: 72

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Central air conditioning: buy now and save

The best time to shop for a central cooling system for your home is now-- while dealers are idly marking time waiting for the summer shoppers. You can save even more by knowing which cooling system is right for your house. Here are a few tips to help you make the best choice.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: 10 EASY PROJECTS TO MAKE

Pages: 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 98, 99, 102, 103, 108, 109, 110, 112, 114

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10 EASY PROJECTS TO MAKE

STEP BY STEP in these 22 pages, we'll show you how to spruce up your home... transform unfinished furniture... stretch your kitchen... cook up some mouth-watering desserts... and much more. It's all easy-- and fun-- so take the first step now!

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: DECORATING WITH COLOR

Page: 120

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DECORATING WITH COLOR

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: HOME IMPROVEMENT IDEAS

Page: 120

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HOME IMPROVEMENT IDEAS

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: GARDEN IDEAS AND OUTDOOR LIVING

Page: 120

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GARDEN IDEAS AND OUTDOOR LIVING

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: How to clean a wall

Page: 128

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How to clean a wall

While walls aren't usually included in your regular cleaning chores, they do require periodic attention. A good cleanup twice a year (plus immediate attention to spots and spills) will result in a brighter, more attractive background for family living.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: These kitchen eating areas are styled to size

Page: 138

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These kitchen eating areas are styled to size

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: How to pick a sport--and stay with it

Pages: 142, 143

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How to pick a sport--and stay with it

There are well over eleven million golfers in this country, eight million tennis players, thirteen million skaters, ten million hikers, six million skiers (plus another eight million if you include water skiers). Add to these the millions who compete in other sports, everything from ... ding to squash to ... climbing, and what ... an image of a nation filled very active people in top ... cal condition.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Buying and caring for tropical fish

Pages: 148, 152, 154, 156

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Buying and caring for tropical fish

If you're setting up a community fish tank, it's important to choose fish that are compatible. They don't all get along-- nor do they all feel comfortable with the same living conditions.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: For a tree that blooms in the spring

Page: 157

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For a tree that blooms in the spring

Now is the time to plant an Oriental magnolia, one of the most spectacular flowering trees. Make your selection at a garden center or from a nursery catalog, then plant as shown below.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Gourmet gadgets

Page: 160

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Gourmet gadgets

Check here for that special gadget that's sure to make preparing your food specialty easier-- and more fun.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Sky loft for boys

Page: 164

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Sky loft for boys

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: DISNEY WORLD

Pages: 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179

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DISNEY WORLD

The publicity that greeted the opening of Walt Disney World last fall left nearly everyone anxious to visit the place but generally uncertain of how best to go about it. How long should you stay there? How much will it cost? What facilities are provided for outdoor recreation? Which are the best adventures in the Magic Kingdom?

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: A place to park

Page: 181

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A place to park

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Ask a daffodil to dinner

Page: 182

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Ask a daffodil to dinner

Along with the voice of the turtle and the first chipper robin come the crocus and the narcissus. Although the crocus doesn't last long, the narcissus and its big brother, the daffodil, are persistent and plentiful. Here are four arrangements to help you savor spring.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Co-op closet system

Page: 183

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Co-op closet system

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: How to get the most from floor cleaning appliances

Pages: 184, 185

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How to get the most from floor cleaning appliances

Once you've tried cleaning your floor or carpet with a shampoo-polisher, you'll never want to get down on your hands and knees to scrub again. Perhaps you already own one of these handy machines or have rented one.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Plastics can have a second life

Page: 186

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Plastics can have a second life

The next time you start to throw out a plastic houseware item, check to make sure that you aren't discarding something with a useful second life. Resurrecting plastic housewares makes sense economically as well as ecologically.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Decks for sun and shade

Page: 188

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Decks for sun and shade

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: How to punch up a plain wall

Pages: 190, 192

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How to punch up a plain wall

To break out of a boxlike room, create a unique accent wall using wallpaper, paint, fabric, fake beams, mirror tiles, or any of a dozen different materials. Just be sure your accent wall is compatible with the other walls as well as with the furnishings.

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 194, 195, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 204, 205

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Shopping editor's choice

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

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Better Homes & Gardens April 1972 Magazine Article: The man next door

Page: 206

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The man next door

According to one theory, April gets its name from the Latin verb meaning to open; as witness tree buds, root beer stands and convertibles.

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