My mother and others occasionally ran their arm through the wringer — ouch. You could use an electric hot plate or an electric flat-iron, and other products would soon follow.
All and all, these were exciting and newly “modern” times with a lot going on and many new products to try.
Most of us would’ve liked living then, even if we couldn’t have a cell phone or an i-Pad.
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Gary Herrity is the Clinton Herald’s historical columnist. His column appears on Fridays.
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