GOODS & SERVICES: New Products, Dec. 21, 1959


Do-lt-Yourself Christmas Tree. Six-foot Christmas trees with removable fir boughs that can be assembled at home were developed by Oregon Beauty Christmas Tree Co. for Montgomery Ward stores. The trees come in a kit containing 46 fireproofed Douglas fir boughs and a drilled wooden trunk into which the boughs are stuck to create a perfectly shaped tree. Price: $5.95.

Smog Reliever. The automobile industry will use an inexpensive device to control smog-producing automobile fumes in all cars manufactured for sale in California in 1961. The industry has discovered that hot gases from the exhaust pipe are not the main...

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