GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Feb. 18, 1952

Bug Killer. A floor wax that kills bugs and crawling insects but is harmless to humans was announced nationally by the Freewax Corp. of Tallahassee, Fla. Price per quart: $1.19.

Fuel Fixer. An emergency fuel unit for automobiles and trucks was brought out by the Viking Tool & Machine Corp. of Belleville, NJ. The gadget, which holds one gallon of gas, is installed on the carburetor, and operates independently of the regular fuel system. It is guaranteed to start a car when it is out of gas, has a frozen or leaky gas line or a faulty fuel pump. Price:...

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