A warning about a lawn cover called "Mondo Grass" has been received from the National Better Business Bureau. The Bureau reports that this is not a "grass" and is not recommended for lawn use. It belongs to the lily family and is commonly known as "Snakes Beard".
2. Best Movies;
Recommended for this month are "That Certain Feeling" with Bob Hope as a "ghost" for slipping cartoonist George Sanders ; "A Kiss Before Dying" from Ira Levin's best selling murder mystery; "Trapeze" , an unusual and exciting story of the Big Top with Gina Lollobrigida; "23 paces to Baker Street" , a suspensful melodrama; "Crowded Paradise" , "Away all Boats", "Star in the Dust" and "Foreign Intrique" .
3. Food Prices;
They're inching upward after staying put for months. Pork is considerably higher priced now than last winter. Beef , especially the better grades, is due to go up soon. You can hold down expenses by eating plenty of broilers and friers this month-production will exceed last july's by 20% so prices should drop. Other likely bargains: ice cream in gallon cartons and summer vegetables.
4. Drycleaning tip;
Be sure to tell the cleaner about any holes or rips, even tiny ones, in dresses or sports shirts made from blends of cotton and silk or cotton and synthetic fibers. The warp is such that damage may worsen in drycleaning. National Institute of Drycleaning advises.
5. Trend Shop.
A new service at many Sears, Roebuck and Co. stores makes it possible for you to order furniture from decorator lines. You'll find illustrated books and sample fabrics from the collections of such well known houses as Drexel, Herman Miller, Lane and Valentine-Seaver.