For information about smoothop ranges and cooktops, write for a copy of Your pocket guide to Ceran glass-ceramic rangetops, c/o Schott corporation, Technical glass Division, 3 Odell Plaza, Yonkers, N.Y. 10701.
To register for the online scouting network, student athletes can call 1-800-267-1435, e-mail their request for forms to email@example.com, fax to 908-526-0344, visit the World Wide Web page http://www.osn.com or mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "Registration Request," On-line Scouting Network, 321 Courtyard Drive, Somerville, NJ 08876.
WOW! from CompuServe is a new online service designed for at-home use. WOW! supports six user accounts and has distinct online views for grown-ups and children, as well as Internet access, for a flat monthly rate of $17.95. For a free wow! cd-rom and one month free access, Windows95 users can call 1-800-9GETWOW.
To find the nearest qualified professional golf-club maker, call 1-800-GOLF CLUB.
To order a free copy of The Solution: How You Can Take Control of Your Financial Life, write to: Primerica Financial Services, 3120 Breckinridge Blvd., Duluth, GA 30199-0001. ATT: Corporate Relation; or call (770) 564-6329.
For free information on owner's title insurance, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Owners Title Insurance, American Land Title Association, Suite 705, 1828 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036.
For information about fishing and other fun vacations at Lake of the Ozarks, call 1-800-FUN-LAKE (1-800-386-5253).
Information about the 17th Annueal National Antique Truck Show, May 25 to 26 can be found on the Dana home page on the World Wide Web: http://www.dana.com or call the Antique Truck Historical Society at (205) 870-0566.
For information about camping, check the Kampgrounds of America Web site on the Internet at http://www.koakampgrounds.com/
For information on how companies can set up successful internship programs, call the Keller Graduate School of Management at 800-225-8000.
Shaving just got easier. Three separate foil heads (Sensitive, Close and Super Close) are available on the Wahl Custom Shave System from the Wahl Clipper Corporation. For a free copy of the Wahl Guide to grooming, a 14-page beard and mustache styling guide, call 1-800-48SHAVE (1-800-487-4283).
For a free brochure about the dangerous hantavirus, reviewed by the Centers for Disease Control, call the Hantavirus Helpline toll-free at 1-800-395-3266.
For a brochure about general rodent prevention and elimination, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: d-CON Consumer Brochure, p. o. box 8737, Young America, MN 55551-8737.
For information on respirators for home handypersons write Consumer Relations, 3M DIY/CM, 3M center, 515-3N-02, St. Paul, MN 55144 or call 1-800-854-4266.
For facts about the safe handling and preparation of foods, call USDA's tollfree Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-800-535-4555, Monday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm EST.
For a free brochure of tips on breaking the ice in social situations, call the experts who make Ice Breakers, the new breath-freshening gum, at 1-800-541-1222. In addition to the brochure, you will also receive a free sample of the gum.
For a free brochure about Steamboatin' vacations, see your travel agent or write to The Delta Queen Steamboat Co., Robin Street Wharf, 1380 Port of New Orleans Place, Dept. PY-96, New Orleans, LA 70130-1890; or call 800-621-3411.
For information about pressure-treated wood or for a free copy of the brochure Answers to Often-asked Questions About Pressure-Treated Wood, write the American Wood Preservers Institute, 1945 Old Gallows Rd., Suite 150, Vienna, VA 22182; or call 1-800-356-AWPI. Internet: http://www.awpi.org
About 70 percent of the world's stocks are issued outside the United States. According to Henry Frantzen, a pioneer in global investing, restricting investments to one regional economycreates vulnerability. To reduce vulnerability, investors need to think globally, he believes. For information on global investing, call Federated Investors at 1-800-341-7400.
For a free brochure featuring creative tips on how to boost a child's self-esteem using instant photography, call the Polaroid Corporation, the worldwide leader in instant imaging, at 1-800-778-0868.
To stay fashionably stain-free, call toll free to 1-800-ASK WISK, Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 6:00 pm EST, and speak with an expert who can answer laundry questions and provide additional stain removal tips. You will also receive a free copy of More Dirty Secrets and Clean Facts, a magnetized information booklet that can be placed directly on the washer or dryer for easy reference.
For information on teaching piano via computer, call 1-800-NOTE 096 (1-800-668-3096).
To find the nearest home or hardware store selling Spectrim blinds, shades and other products, call 1-800-342-4126.
For information about mammograms and other early detection services, call the National Cancer Institute's hotline at 1-800-4-CANCER.
For information about an electronic translation service, call 510-836-1180, or E-mail to 76376.1170 @ Compuserve or IContact1 @ AOL.
For information about how to help your children find ways to pay for their college education, call the IOF Foresters, at 1-800-922-4-IOF.
For information on ordering the Savor the Flavor cookbook of delicious lowfat recipes, call Butter Buds® at 1-800-231-1123, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, ET.
For vacation discount information, call 1-800-533-4753. Ext. 778. Ask for the Discount Guide to the Lee Island Coast.
For a free brochure about staying active with arthritis, call the Arthritis Foundation at 1-800-283-7800.
For information on 900 MHz wireless products - which can make a clever gift idea - call Recoton at 1-800-231-0031.
To refer a child to free care at Shiners Hospitals call 1-800-237-5055.
To learn where to find 3M Inflatable Plastic Repair Patches for pool and pool toy maintenance, call 1-800-854-4266.
For information on the Boardwalk International Arts Festival, call the Virginia Beach Center for the Arts at 804/425-0000. For general Virginia Beach visitor information, call 800/446-8036.
To find the nearest Expressly Portrait Studios call 1-800-341-4687.
For information on Bactimos anti-mosquito granules, call toll free, (888) 212-1726 or fax 1 (888) 212-1727.
For free tomato-based recipes, write Hunt Foods Company, P. O. Box 440008, El Paso, TX 88544-0008.
For more information about The Pampered Chef, call 1-800-266-5562.
For information about the 1996 DuPont World Amateur Handicap Championship, played in August, call 800-833-8798. Outside of the U.S. and in Connecticut, call 203-373-7162.
For information about the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, visit the web site: http://www.dana.org.
For a free brochure about franchising, call The Entrepreneur's Source at 1-800-289-0086.
For a free, summer fun packet on pool care, call Olin Pool Care Hotline at 800-POOL-987, between 8 am and 10 pm, EST.
For facts about communication devices, write: Dictaphone Integrated Voice & Data Manage-ment, 3191 Broadbridge Ave., Stratford, CT 06497-2559, or call 1-800-447-7749, ext. D945.
To learn about the Activities Club to help parents keep children amused, call 1-800-873-5847 or write 59 Rosedale Rd., Watertown, MA 02172.
To learn ways to save energy, call the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Customer Service Center at 1-800-DOE-3732, or write the Solar Energy Research and Education Foundation, P.O. Box 1036, Washington, D.C. 20013, or via the Internet at: http://solstice.crest.org.
For free recipes write to Rose Spice, Inc., 4500 Northchase Parkway NE, Wilmington, NC 28405.
For information about energy-efficient windows and doors see the National Wood Window and Door Association Internet home page at http://www.nwwda.org.
For answers to your questions about using a hair remover, simply call 1-800-62NUDIT. Callers will receive a coupon for $1.00 off any Nudit product and a free Nudit User Guide.
For a free copy of Oppenheimer Funds' Finding the Financial Advisor Who's Right For You, call 1-800-525-7048.
For a free brochure about driving with anti-lock brakes, call 1-800-ABS-8958.
For a free video about the benefits of home spa ownership call 1-800-253-8881.
For information about computer locking systems call 1-800-628-4413, ext. 55.
For information about furniture finishing and refinishing, write Harry Wicks, Hammermark Ltd., Box 20201, Floral Park, NY 11002; or call 516-352-5198.
For information on how to plan for your retirement, write or call for Top Ten Ways to Beat the Clock and Prepare for Retirement, Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210; (202) 219-9247.
For a week's worth of healthful recipes that substitute walnuts for some of the saturated fat, send a self-addressed, stamped ($1.01 postage) 9" x 12" envelope to: 7 Day Meal Plan, Walnut Marketing Board, 545 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94111.
For a free booklet of tips and recipes for savory homemade meals and snacks that can be prepared in 20 minutes or less, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to French's French Fried Onions "Creative Cooking" Booklet, PO Box 6356, Young America, MN 55558-6356.
For information on "All Things Grow With Love," garden accessories collection based on the Precious Moments "gardening angel", call Enesco at 708-875-5300.
For information about Facial-Flex face firmer call 1-800-469-FLEX or write to facial concepts, Inc., P.O. Box 99, Blue Bell, PA 19422-0099.
For a free scarf-tying brochure, Talbots Accessories & Shoes catalog or a listing of nearby Talbots stores, call 1-800-TALBOTS.
For the locations of nearby Marshalls stores, featuring fashions for the whole family at low prices, call 1-800-MARSHALLS.
For information about 3M paint and varnish removers, call 1-800-8554-4266.
Lifecycle funds, because they invest in a mix of stocks and bonds, can provide investors with a diversified portfolio in one fund. Investors can choose lifecycle funds according to their age and ability to accept risk. For more information about lifecycle investing from Federated Investors, including a prospectus for Managed Series Trust, call 1-800-245-2423.
For information about GoLightly sugar-free candies, call 1 (800) 524-1304.
For a free booklet with sketches of home improvement projects ranging from a screen-enclosed porch to a multi-season entertainment center, send a postcard to: The Insect Screening Weavers Association, P.O. Box 2636, Pittsburgh, PA 15230.
For information on new homeownership opportunities, write: Homeowners Partnership. P.O. Box 6091, Rockville, MD 20850.
For an informative brochure on planning for retirement, write: Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, U.S. Dept. of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210; or call (202) 219-9247.
Many household products are now available with built-in Microban® protection against germs and bacteria. For information about where to buy Perfect Fit's PureSleep(TM) pillows and mattress pads with Microban antibacterial protection, call 1-800-438-1516.
For a free copy of the new E Style booklet containing information on hair-care and skin-care, makeup tips and fashions for African-American women, plus an E Style catalog for Spring '96, call 1-800-2-E-STYLE and ask for offer #F5260.
For information on Bemis' Alive & Well controlled watering planters, call 1-800-558-7651.
For information on how to plan for your retirement, write or call for a free brochure. Called Top 10 Ways To Beat The Clock And Prepare For Retiremens, it's available from the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210, (202) 219-9247.
Get your youngsters hooked on horticulture with a free Kid's Green-house that includes planting instructions, growing mix and more than 50 herb seeds. Send $2 for shipping and handling to: Free Greenhouse, P.O. Box 3498, San Rafael, CA 94912-3498.
A free booklet, The Stanley Steemer Carpet Care Tip Booklet and Home Remedies Guide, offers spot fighting secrets plus answers to commonly asked carpet care questions. For a copy and to find the nearest Stanley Steemer carpet and upholstery cleaner, call 1-800-448-2848.