GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Jun. 25, 1951

GOODS & SERVICES

¶ In San Antonio last week, two businessmen installed a slot machine which advertised a hangover remedy for 25¢. The remedy: a 30-second sniff of pure oxygen (which some people believe will mitigate hangovers), taken through a cone which the user holds to his nose.

¶ Westinghouse put on the market a tiny electric lamp (3½ watts) which destroys dampness, mildew, smoke, cooking and perspiration odors by "exploding" the odor molecules with ultraviolet radiations, liberating ozone. Westinghouse claims the lamp is thrice as powerful as the bigger ozone lamp it introduced in 1945. Price: $1.30.

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