Los Angeles auto dealer Hilton Tupman wanted to level the playing field between motorists and pedestrians. So he invented a horn that pedestrians could use to honk at motorists. And he made it loud enough to be heard within a 1-mile radius.
Source: Popular Mechanics, May 1948
Ecowarriors love 1) electric cars and 2) wind turbines. A stroke of genius to combine the two!
Original article here.
Don't be a "tearer-downer," always causing a "rumpus!"
Judy the dog
survived internment in a Japanese POW camp. Her story is told in No Better Friend
Stops spies from sweating during torture.
1947: The entertainment at gunmaker Melvin Johnson's dinner party was a balloon-clad model whom guests (apparently a bunch of old men) shot at with a pellet gun between courses. To the guests' great frustration, the balloons failed to break.
Source: Life - June 30, 1947
It's important to continue to be a fashion leader, even when hiding in an air raid shelter.
Source: The Valley Morning Star
- Apr 30, 1941.
What was the miracle of "V-line Breez?" Your powerful imagination convincing you that you looked different!
for July 1949.
The 1947 case of DeWaal vs. DeWaal established nagging as legitimate grounds for divorce (in Nebraska). I assume this was before the availability of no-fault divorce. (A quick google search reveals that Nebraska only adopted a no-fault divorce law in 1972.)
Note that Mrs. DeWaal argued that her husband was at fault (and not herself) because he went to motion picture theaters and read "sensational magazines."
(left) The Harrisburg Evening News - Oct 28, 1947; (right) The Lincoln Star - Oct 24, 1947