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Illustrated World Magazine, April 1920 Vol. XXXIII No. 2

A 1920's version of magazines such as Popular Science, Popular Mechanics and others, Illustrated World provided brief articles about inventions, ideas, gadgets, things, and how to guides.

ILLUSTRATED WORLD
Vol. XXXIII APRIL, 1920 No. 2

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1920-04 Illustrated Wold Magazine
  • Aerial Mail at Sea 294
  • Airplane with Folding Wings 244
  • American Engineers to Rebuild Chinese Canal 244
  • Apartment House, Cutting a Slice Off of an 270
  • Aquarium and Plant Stand, Combination 305
  • Architect Makes Models in Cardboard 248
  • Army Shoe Repair Unit, Mobile, Tours Country 255
  • Artificial Daylight at Last 304
  • Automobile Accidents and Their Causes 279
  • Automobile : Aids for the Motorists 311
  • Auto Body Maker Avoids Tie-Up by Using Trucks 255
  • Automobile : Compression Tester 311
  • Automobile Engines, How, Are Tested 272
  • Automobile : Heater Prevents Radiator from Freezing 311
  • Automobile : Piston Ring Expander 311
  • Automobile : Please Be a Little More Careful Mr. Motorist 317
  • Automobile : Riveting Jig for Tightening Transmission Bands 311
  • Automobile Tires in the Making 308
  • Automobile : Wrecking Truck for Damaged Cars 311
  • Aviation : Caproni Plane Flies Under Brooklyn Bridge 320
  • Aviation : Flirting with Death in Mid-Air 225
  • Aviation : Giving Plane Models Wind 260
  • Aviation : Lighthouses for Aircraft 245
  • Band Stand, Traveling 238
  • Bar, A Floating 254
  • Barber Shop, No Need to Coax Kiddies to This 245
  • Baseball Bats, Why, Break 110
  • Bathroom, Heating the, Free of Charge 263
  • Brach Cushion 261
  • Bran-Shooters, New Uses for 317
  • Beauty Hints, Some 314
  • Bird Cage Fits into a Corner 262
  • Blind. Teaching, to See 232
  • Books. Woman's Touch in 281
  • Booze Smugglers, On the Trail for 290
  • Bunny. Have You a Little, in Your Home? 301
  • Calendar. Perpetual, and Paper Clip 291
  • California. Sunny, Produces Tons of Fine Ice 262
  • Camera Takes 400,000 Stars on One Plate 279
  • Cane. Hiker's. Has a Folding Seat 301
  • Cap for sport Wear, Novel 292
  • Circus, Why the, Will Never Be Motorized 249
  • City. Remaking a, by the Boulevard Route 265
  • Clock. "Dressing Up" 239
  • Clothes Dryer for Back Porch, Handy 246
  • Clothes Rack, Compact 319
  • Clothes sprinkler with Glass Container 317
  • Clouds. seas of, Sailing Between 282
  • Color Blind? Are You 293
  • C. Musicians and Home Made Marimba 292
  • Cuspidors, Sanitary Method of Cleaning 303
  • Device Aids Armless to Eat and Drink 256
  • Devices, Handy, for Home 305
  • Diving, Deep Sea, Can, Be Made Safe? 309
  • Doll's House Takes Five Years to Build 239
  • Earrings, Fashionable, in British East Africa 238
  • Easter Lily Time in Bermuda 231
  • Egg-Taking by the Hundred Million 292
  • Electric Clock Keeps Accurate Time 254
  • Electric Ice-Sawing Machine 263
  • Elevator Model Teaches Explosion Prevention 257
  • Explosive, Sugar as a High 290
  • Fashion Tip for Mothers from South Africa, A 319
  • Fire, Fighting Snow with 223
  • Fish, Catching, with a Spider's Web 302
  • Flashlight with Writing Pad and Hand Rest 318
  • Floral Camouflage for Beauty Lovers 314
  • Flour Mill and Bakery, Experimental, Uncle Sam's 296
  • Flower Pageant in Dead of Winter 270
  • Forecasts, Long-Range, Are, "Pipe Dreams"? 256
  • Forest Fires, Novel Displays Teach How to Prevent 295
  • Foundations, Revolutionizes Method of Building 310
  • Fowls, Making, Look Fatter 254
  • Funnel, Separating Eggs by Means of a 305
  • Fur Hats, New Fashion in 320
  • Furniture, Warm Weather 271
  • Furriers, Amateur, Simple Tanning Formula for 238
  • Gas Stove, Compact 305
  • Grain Grading Schools, Uncle Sam's 261
  • Hair Brush, Electrical 305
  • Hat, "Hard-Boiled," for Industrial Workers 280
  • Hoofs? Are Our Feet Turning to 315
  • Hohenzollern, Herr, The New Home of 246
  • Hose, Making Use of the, for Washing 284
  • Hounds Watching Events at Sport Meeting 292
  • House-Auto, Take Long Trip in 280
  • House Built Around Forest Monarch 293
  • Ice Fleet, Bombarding the 243
  • Inseparable in Peace and War 231
  • Lamb with Broken Leg Made Good as New 319
  • Lamp, Gasoline 305
  • Lamp Post and Drinking Fountain Combined 302
  • Lawn Mower Operates by Motor 277
  • Life Belts Turned into Linoleum 239
  • Lighthouse, Turns, into Private Residence 264
  • Machine That Reels Postage Stamps 289
  • Mars? Can We Radio a Message to 240
  • Milk Bottle, Sanitary Aluminum Cap for 305
  • Milk Delivered in 900-Gallon Glass-Lined Tank 246
  • Millions, Take a Peep at 253
  • Monorail? Are We to Ride by 224
  • Monument Designates Where Two Countries and Four States Meet 264
  • Motorcycle Has Many Automobile Features 289
  • Motor Truck Hauls a Locomotive 230
  • Movies, Fake, as Good as Reality 247
  • Movies : It Doesn't Always Pay to Hire a Hall 229
  • "Movies," Moving a Town for the 226
  • "Movies," They Had, in Siam Centuries Ago 277
  • Note Shield, Portable 310
  • Oil Burners Adaptable for Kitchen Ranges 316
  • Oil-Spreading Apparatus for Patching Streets 245
  • Oysters Must Have Oxygen 293
  • Oysters, Safety Lock on 301
  • Park Entrance Leads from Street to Higher Level 307
  • Persian Lamb Now a Native of California 252
  • Photographers, Clever "Flash" Device for 316
  • Pony Blimp That Can Be Used as a Kite Balloon 284
  • Radiator with Gas-Burning Attachment 305
  • Radio a Message to Mars? Can We 240
  • Radio on Ocean-Going Tugs and Sailing Vessels 233
  • Rail Cleaner, Automatic 263
  • Railroad Accident, Peculiar 272
  • Rent, Is It Cheaper to, Than to Buy 273
  • River Traffic, New Craft to Revive 298
  • Rowing, Teaching, on a Store Roof 231
  • Saw Mill, Portable 291
  • Scalp, "Machining" the 306
  • School, Unique, to Teach Boys Earth's Wonders 262
  • Sewing Machine with Built-in Motor 305
  • Shoes : Good, and Bad, and How to Tell Them 285
  • Sink Dish Washer, New, Sterilizes Dishes 305
  • Skyrocketing to the Moon 236
  • Sled, Aero, Flies from New York to Boston 229
  • Snow, Fighting, with Fire 223
  • Soybean as an Aid to the Paint Manufacturer 278
  • Steel Bridge, Four Hundred Ton, Held Up by Ship 263
  • Skater, One-Legged 254
  • Spinning Once More in Vogue 280
  • Street in Berlin Has Five Levels 284
  • Street Lamps, Lights 300, Without Stopping 230
  • Sugar as a High Explosive 290
  • Sugar on the Way : Up 237
  • Table Ornament, Graceful, Made of Paper 305
  • Tar Roads Kill Fish 248
  • Test, Putting Devices to 228
  • Tie Tampers : Mechanical Picks of Progress 320
  • Toys, Clever, Boy Designs and Makes 272
  • Traction Engines Used on Plows in England 261
  • Tractor," "Baby, Hitch a, to Your Lawn Mower 293
  • Tractor, Do It with a 276
  • Train Hose, Connecting, without Hands 312
  • Trappers, Adriondacks Invaded by 318
  • Traveling Bag Accessory, Handy 293
  • Traveling Bag for Clothes and Typewriter 301
  • Trousered Skirt Latest Fashion at Palm Beach 293
  • Truck Raises Its Load for Easy Delivery 303
  • Vase, Converting the, into an Electric Lamp 305
  • Volcano's Crater, Aviator Takes Photo of 258
  • Wagon, "Hurry-Up," for Bolivia, Elaborate 278
  • Weight, Brings Your, to You 280
  • Wheel Scoop for Handling Grain 302
  • Winter's Ornaments on Chicago's Boulevards 291
  • Wireless Rings "Distress" Bells on Ships at Sea 229
  • Women Push Heavy Trucks in Japan 303
  • Women, Teaches, How to Use Their Dukes 264
  • Wrestling on Horseback Is Latest Sport 229

THE HANDY MECHANIC

  • Alcohol Works as Well as Gasoline in the Blow Torch 326
  • Automobile Engine, Installing an, in a Boat 347
  • Automobile, Graphite Has Many Uses Around an 332
  • Automobile : Oil Tank, An Auxiliary 370
  • Automobile Radiator, Making a Smooth Repair on 362
  • Automobile Radiator, Attaching a Drain Cock to 357
  • Baseball Bats, Winding for 328
  • Bath Room, Twin Cabinets for a 326
  • Belt or Tape Cabinet 351
  • Blow Torch Made from a Gas Burner 352
  • Bolt, How to Cut Off a, to Prevent Damaging Threads 356
  • Book Rack, Swinging 358
  • Bronze Powder, Applying, with a Wax Crayon 328
  • Bungalow of Unusual Design 353
  • Burglar Alarm for the Garage Door 341
  • Buzzer for Experimental Work 349
  • Cement Repair for a Leaky Water Pipe 332
  • Clamp for Holding Wire 352
  • Coal Scuttle, Making a New Bottom for an Old 338
  • Cooling-Fan, Semi-Portable, for the Workbench 342
  • Copper Plate, Applying a, on the Finished Surface of Steel 337
  • Cover for the Liquid Glue Can to Prevent Evaporation, A 337
  • Draftsman's Triangle, Ruling Attachment for 362
  • Drawings, Making a Flat Wash in Tints on 333
  • Drill Jig for Holding Small Parts 341
  • Electric Bed Wanner Made of Lamps 338
  • Emery Grinder, Turning Wood Pulley Faces on an 356
  • Envelopes, Holding, on a Sheet Stand of a Job Press 336
  • Expansion Reamer for Small Holes 332
  • Fan, Attaching a, to a Motor to Keep It Cool 351
  • File, An Etching Bath to Resharpen a Worn 335
  • Fishing Rod Ferrules, Nickeled, Making a Dead Black on 346
  • Gage and Cutter for Cutting Leather Strips, A 342
  • Gasoline Containers, Empty, Beware of, for Cleaning Purposes 351
  • Globe Valve, An Emergency Repair on a 327
  • Gravel Roof, How to Make a Permanent 340
  • Hammer, Hardening a, to Prevent Checking 336
  • Hand Perforating Tool for Paper Fasteners 364
  • Hand Wheel, Attaching a, to a Screw Jack 346
  • Hood. Conical, for a l'ipe Ventilator 336
  • Horns, Mechanical, Locking 335
  • Hot Water System Using Steam from Power Plants. A 350
  • Ink Eradicator for Paper and Cloth 326
  • Ironing Board and Electric Iron Have a Place in the Wall 330
  • Key, An Inexpensive, to Learn the Code 343
  • Knots, Tying, in Ropes to Make Them Hold 334
  • Lathe Chuck Wrench, Emergency 349
  • Marks on a Shaft to Locate Cotter Holes 360
  • Meter Readings, A Duplicate Dial for Recording 360
  • Milk Bottle Opener, Sanitary 335
  • Milling Machine, Cutting a Gear on a 358
  • Motor Commutators, Undercutting the Insulation on 325
  • Pergola Built on an Old Residence 346
  • Periscope for Detecting Pursuing Motorcycle Cop 333
  • Photographic Plate, Broken, Slaking a Good Print from a 341
  • Plane, Tongue and Groove 336
  • Pneumatic System for Raising Water on Oil 354
  • Pressure Tank for Holding Liquid Cleaner 357
  • Punching Holes in Blanks, Speeding Up Operation of 345
  • Safety Collar for Projecting Set-Screws on Shafting 352
  • Saw Arbor and Attachment for a Lathe 368
  • Seale, How to Prevent, When Hardening Steel 326
  • Scroll Saw or Filing Machine 339
  • Sediment Collector for Gasoline Pipe Lines 342
  • Solution for an Acetylene Generator to Prevent Freezing 366
  • Spark Plug Tester Made of a Piston Ring, A 329
  • Spectacles, A Temporary Substitute for 331
  • Spring Bed, Sagging Wire, How to Remedy a 337
  • Steam Boilers, Low Pressure Injector for 338
  • Steam Cleaner for Clothes Worn in Oil Fields, A 328
  • Steel, Slaking a Test for, to Determine Hardness 349
  • Stop to Hold Swinging Doors Open 344
  • Storage Batteries, How to Care for, in Cold Weat her 346
  • Storage Battery Plates, Preventing Buckling of 331
  • Storage Battery, How to Care for a 330
  • Stove, Airtight, in an Open Fireplace 327
  • Strap, Safety, for Baby's High Chair 329
  • Surveyor's Tape, Mending a Break in 329
  • Taps, Broken, An Easy Method of Removing 350
  • Tester to Find the Presence of Alcohol in Beverages 351
  • Tool, Shouldering and Hole Enlarging, for Soft Metals 357
  • Tools for the Master Carpenter 321
  • Tools, Steel, How to Find Fine Cracks in 342
  • Twine, A String Roller to Save 345
  • Twist Drill, Cutting the Relief on a, with an End Mill 333
  • Typewriter Pinion Wheel, Oiling the Trip Dog of a 350
  • Vise, Universal, for Machine Work 355
  • Water, Burning, in the Basement Heater 337
  • Water Cooler Made of Sand 325
  • Water Glass and Brush Rest, Combined 327
  • Water, Heating, in a Toy Steam Boiler by Electricity 330
  • Wing Paddle Keeps the Turkey at Home 331
  • Yard Stick, Making a Notation Edge on 335

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Eastern Advertising Office: 381 Fourth Avenue, New York

Copyright. 1920. by Illustrated World Published Monthly. Entered as second-class mail matter at the Postofhce, Chicago, Ill., under the Act of March 3, 1879. Entered as second-class mail matter at the Postoflice Department, Canada.

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