Time Clock: Apr. 14, 1961

FRAUDULENT FLORA is being pushed through mails by a few unscrupulous nurserymen in offers designed to lead homeowners up the garden path. The "rare and beautiful ailanthus" turns out to be the weedy "stink tree," nothing like its brochure picture; the "amazing climbing peach" produces an inedible gourd unrelated to the peach. FTC is warning nurserymen against shrubbery shenanigans.

PUPPY PRODUCTION can be controlled with a new oral contraceptive for dogs to be marketed soon by Upjohn Co. Administered by veterinarians, the liquid, called Prodox, will delay bitches' fertility cycle, end a source...

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