Weird Tales/Volume 42/Issue 4
This pleasant antiseptic reaches way back on throat surfaces to kill millions of threatening germs called the "secondary invaders."
Although many colds may be started by a virus, it is these "secondary invaders," say many authorities, that are responsible for much of the misery you know so well. Listerine Antiseptic, if used frequently during the 12 to 36-hour period of "incubation" when a cold may be developing, can often help forestall the mass invasion of these germs and so head off trouble.
Listerine Antiseptic's remarkable germ-killing action has been demonstrated time and again. Tests showed germ reductions on mouth and throat surfaces ranging up to 96.7% fifteen minutes after a Listerine Antiseptic gargle, and up to 80 % an hour later.
This germ-killing power, we believe, accounts for Listerine Antiseptic's remarkable clinical test record against colds. Tests made over a period of 12 years showed that those who gargled with Listerine Antiseptic twice daily had fewer colds and usually had milder colds than those who did not gargle ... and fewer sore throats.
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|May, 1950||Cover by Boris Dolgov|
|TELL YOUR FORTUNE||Robert Bloch||6|
|It looked like an ordinary barroom scales; but the little professor had trafficked with darkness to bring it into being.|
|DJINN AND BITTERS||Harold Lawlor||22|
|Fancy being married at ten o'clock—and having a djinn come out of a bottle by afternoon!|
|THE ROUND TOWER||Stanton A. Coblentz||36|
|The ghostly voice pleaded for the stranger to come on: some counter voice, maybe an inward devil, warned him back.|
|THE LAST MAN||Seabury Quinn||44|
|"I have been told you can bring back the spirits of the dead. Is that true?" ... "Of course" was the reply.|
|THE TRIANGLE OF TERROR||William F. Temple||50|
|The words "Is anybody there?" died in my mouth—for it was manifest there was nobody. Yet I had seen....|
|THE MONKEY SPOONS||Mary Elizabeth Counselman||63|
|These three little monkey spoons were surrounded by forces no one could combat. Forces older than time—older than logic|
|THE LAST THREE SHIPS||Margaret St. Clair||70|
|Fifteen deserted ships at night might give a graveyard, eerie effect; but it was all right if one kept away from those last three hulls.|
|AT THE END OF THE CORRIDOR||Evangeline Walton||74|
|A story of the Greek undead—if dead men could walk because they had reason for revenge, a lot of them would have done it these last few years.|
|THE MAN ON B-17||Stephen Grendon||82|
|The cinder bull couldn't see the man on the trestle—nor the woman either—but the engineer and the fireman and the conductor, they all did.|
|MR. HYDE—AND SEEK||Malcolm M. Ferguson||86|
|Country doctors are supposed to be able to cope with anything. How about the supernatural?|
|LUNA AETERNALIS||Clark Ashton Smith||43|
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Copyright, 1950, by Weird Tales. Copyrighted in Great Britain.
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