GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Sep. 14, 1953


Self-Propelled Sprinkler. A lawn sprinkler that propels itself over any prearranged course at the rate of 17 feet an hour will soon be marketed by the Reel Sprinkler Co. of Toledo. With the hose laid out in any pattern on the lawn, the Reel Sprinkler (a rotating sprinkler at-'tached to a hose reel on wheels) moves forward under water pressure, winding up the hose as it goes, then shuts off automatically. Price: $50.

Hang-lt-Yourself. For do-it-yourself homemakers. the Birge Co. Inc. of Buffalo, oldest U.S. maker of wallpaper, will put on sale this month a plastic-coated paper that can...

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