toy using suitable plants. It is fre
fuently over-done and the effect
is pot pleasing. Trees should be
selected with great care because
they serve to train the landscape
picture. This is true, whether they
are placed in front, to the side or
for background effect. The size,
when mature, and form should be
considered.! Dtr not over-plant the
yard, with trees. Reaqember that
sunlight may just as welcome as
. The private, or famiiy living
area, should provide privacy. Here
' simplicity ami ease of mainten
ance ate 'especially important.
Screening type shrubs should be
used. This will also be the picnic
\ area where the family can spend
many pleasant hours together.
The service area should border
the service entrance to the house
and should be confined to as little
apace as possible. Such things as
garbage disposal, clothesline, trash
burner, garden equipment storage
and compost pile should be in
this location. The plantings should
. be simple aw}, consist largely of
screen plantings to hide unsightly
■r KMX A. Krira
Television means a lot of things
to a lot of people . . but the thing
means most often, to most peo
ple, is FUN! So why don’t we have
« little fuh with' it m today’s cd
As you Know,
the “picture” you
see on your Tele
vision screen con
. gists of 525 in
tal lines, scan
rung the screen from top to bot
tom and from left to right. Now
suppose (just'for fun, remember)
that these .lines started _ running
from right' to left instead? What
you see is h mirror image — with
Ed Suljivtfa’s left ear where his
right one ought to be! The picture
looks perfectly O. K., of course.
But wait . .,. here comes the title
— and it’s backwards! This might
be fine during the'eammencials .. .
but most of us like to know the
name of the picture we’re watch
Can it,be done? Sure . . . it’s
a simple matter of revising a
couple of leads inside the set . .
Has it been done, As a matter ot
fact, it’s a practical solution in'
narrow roams where a large num
ber of people want to watch TV:
By placing a large mirror directly
opposite the TV screen, the viewing
distance is doriued and the pic
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>, B®G TORT — Having bi
lied and an automotive writer
about the same number of years,
I ought to have known better tgie
other night when 1 aimed to pat a
stop to this trash-talk about women
being better drivers than men.
o'What I hadin mind was to or
ganise the neighborhood women
folk for a little quiz on things au
tomotive — and . 'deflate some
housewifely ego as I went.
This little project had seal mean
ing for me. Especially since mp3,
per when ®njy own spouse looked
up from the paper, smirked, and
said “Ah ha. It says right here in
I come out of the chair. “Drat
it,” exploded I, “what does Just
one etaWJttc mean? Look how many
more men are on the road, driv
ing through all kinds of weather,
long distances. Check your com
mercial drjvers'; how about the
police, bus fevers, highway pa
trolmen? 'They’re Out driving
when most of you women are home
knfttiiik.” I said •
“Makes ne diff,” she pounted.
“When equated to mileage driven,
women perform behind the wheel
better — and safer — than men.
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S*d to say, men, she was right.
I checked the records in the Moibar
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But sheer genius prorhpted the lat
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“Okay smarty,” I tfent on. tits]
also pretty important for good driv
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run. So let’s see what the women
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“Just making a little check, Mrs.
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“Now tell me, where is an auto
mobile’s transmission and what
does it do?”
Like I figured, she flubbed the
question1 miserably. “Well,” she
said tentatively, “isn’t that the
part where the stick thing goes and
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