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  2. TRUTH OR TACT?

    A wit once said that "lies" were the untruths you told your enemies and "tact" described the untruths you told your friends. But he got it ...

    Article : 299 words
  3. IMPROMPTU.

    Mr. Milton Knight's All-Star London Company opened at Wigham with that good, old, stock stand-by, "A Farmer's Daughter," ...

    Article : 1,688 words
  4. THE MASTER STROKE.

    When Ira K. Gulch boarded the Corinthic in Southampton after a six weeks' treasure hunt in Europe's capitals, his fellow passengers nudged ...

    Article : 1,320 words
  5. DRAWING TEETH 10 MUSIC.

    The installation of wireless loud speakers in the dentist's operating room is suggested as a practical method of distracting the attention ...

    Article : 142 words
  6. THE MANNA MYSTERY.

    The nature of the Biblical manna is thought to have been established by an expedition which recently returned from Central Sinai. exudes a sugary secretion called manna. It was thought that manna was a natural secretion from the twigs or buds which were pierced by rodent ...

    Article : 142 words
  7. HINTS FOR EVERY HOME.

    Stains on enamelware can be easily removed by rubbing with rough salt moistened with vinegar. ...

    Article : 394 words
  8. CLOCK THAT PLAYS TUNES.

    In the window of a London jeweller's shop is a clock that attracts considerable attention. It stands under a glass shade with its works ...

    Article : 138 words
  9. STRANGE YET TRUE.

    Slight operations on the teeth, tonsils, or ears have cured patients who were declared to be insane. Fresh fruit and salads are both ...

    Article : 250 words
  10. TALES WORTH TELLING.

    Cold cash makes an excellent hot-weather comfort. Love's young dream has a nasty habit of developing into a ...

    Article : 539 words
  11. "TOBY" TAILORING.

    It Is not generally known that certain clothing material is made from dog-hair. But it is not at all improbable that your new autumn suit ...

    Article : 262 words
  12. FIGHTING FLAMES WITH SOAP.

    Soap-suds are used to extinguish fires by a new German device. Particularly useful in smothering petrol or benzine fires, where streams of ...

    Article : 71 words
  13. LISTENS WITH HIS FINGERS

    Mr. F. J. Shaunessey, of Rochester, New York, who is deaf and dumb, listens to the broadcast programme with his fingers. ...

    Article : 157 words
  14. RAISING WRECKS WITH ICE.

    After a ship has struck rocks and sunk, divers often find the job of salving the wreck a very difficult one. A method of salving, submerged ...

    Article : 277 words
  15. TRUFFLES, i

    In France pigs and dogs are used to search for truffles. Truffles themselves are rather a mystery; nobody seems to know whether they are ...

    Article : 242 words
  16. BIRDS ON TRIAL.

    Most people have seen large num­bers of birds gathered together in a field or on a hill. But how many know they were probably holding a ...

    Article : 257 words
  17. WHY BEES WORK AT NIGHT.

    Bees go out all day gathering honey, and work at night in.the hive, building their combs as per­fectly as if an electric light shone ...

    Article : 188 words
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