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Medical Treatment Calls for a Cover-Up

June 22, 1989|HERB HAIN

Because of some medical treatment she's undergoing, Jean McRay of Santa Ana is looking for a human-hair ladies' wig by Louis Bucheit, or something of similar quality. Can you help in this hair-raising situation, or will McRay not be able to leave her wigwam until she finds a fall guy?

A Whittier reader named Moore would like to know where she can purchase some Cheq hypo-allergenic deodorant. Can you help with a source, or will Moore soon be faced with a checkmate problem?

Lucille Sibley of West Los Angeles would like to find a makeup kit similar to one made by Celebrity and no longer on the market; it measures about 10x6x6 1/2 inches and was referred to as a mini train case. Can you help solve this case, or will Sibley not be able to keep her powder dry unless she resorts to other face-saving measures?

D. M. Harris of Los Angeles is interested in purchasing bowls with hooks that can be attached to hanging flower pots to catch dripping water. Can you bowl Harris over by listing a source, or will she feel like a drip because nobody has come up with an idea that will make her overflow with joy?

Reader-to-Reader Help Line: Cynthia at (818) 768-8175 is in need of Book I and the 33 1/3 -r.p.m. Red Records 3, 18 and 19 of the "Executive Power" course by Executive Records Inc., 1961. How about throwing the book at Cynthia in record time? . . . Marie at (213) 296-4584 needs the thermal-valve switch (No. 1608797 EGR TVS) for a 1975 Cadillac Eldorado ; the item is no longer being made. Please see to it that Marie can start spinning her wheels again. . . . Bennye at (213) 498-2015 has had no luck finding a book published in 1966 and now out of print; it's "Beads Embroidery" by Joan Edwards. Please help before Bennye starts shedding beads of sweat over this problem. . . . Elaine at (213) 296-0611 (evenings) is after an Unde Washer made formerly by Stanley Home Products; she says it looks like a small rubber plunger. Please see to it that Elaine comes clean before she takes the plunge again.

Note: The Reader-to-Reader Help Line is only for one-time items or for products no longer available in stores. And you must give us written permission to publish your telephone number, so that others may contact you directly.

Jane Auerbach of West Los Angeles, who'd been in the market for a wall-mounted laundry drying rack that folds flat when not in use, can start doing laundry again. Lois Jenks of Los Angeles says such a rack can be ordered through the Fuller Brush Catalogue, P.O. Box 1020, Rural Hall, N.C. 27098-1020. Vern Warner says he's been selling such a rack, which measures about 32 inches, is plastic-coated and folds, for $25 plus shipping; write Vern C. Warner, 1285-81 S.K.P., Mail Service Route 5, Box 310, Livingston, Tex. 77351. Betty Moynier of Grover City says a similar rack (S-528265) is available from Spencer Gifts, 500 Packets Court, Williamsburg, Va. 23189-0005 for $17.98. And Werner Reiss of Brentwood says such racks are made in Switzerland by Stewi and are available through Jelmoli, the biggest department store in Switzerland. Write, Jelmoli, Zurich, Switzerland. In addition, two readers said they might be willing to part with their drying racks. For off-the-wall details, send us a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

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