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  2. From Near and Far UNKNOWN!

    EIGHT hundred of Manchester's poorest people were the guests at a dinner given by an anonymous benefactor who, during the same week, provided 6000 people with warmth ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 133 words

    BECAUSE they know how to keep secrets, two dozen American girls got a trip to London as secretaries to members of the American delegation to the Naval Conference. ...

    Article : 126 words
  4. Diplomacy for Women

    DIPLOMACY, dominated by man since the beginning of history, is a field that should be exclusively woman's according to Alexandra Michailowna Kollantay, the world's first ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 111 words
  5. Convict Robs a Conjurer

    WHEN, for the first time in the history of convict prisons, a variety entertainment was given at the Irish Free State convict prison at Maryborough, one of the convicts ...

    Article : 148 words
  6. Rust Costs £500,000,000

    THE effects of rust on steel are said to cost the world no less than 500 million pounds a year. To prevent corrosion by rust it is necessary to paint all exposed ...

    Article : 148 words
  7. Europe's First Smoker

    THE youngster who is sent straight to bed when discovered "enjoying" his first smoke may find comfort in the fact that the man who first smoked tobacco in Europe was ...

    Article : 109 words
  8. Unique Crime Echo

    FREDERICK MARK, forty-seven, described by the police as the only man ever to defraud the Bank of England, was arrested in New York on a charge of ...

    Article : 58 words
  9. R101 to be Made Longer

    A NEW bay, with a gas-bag capacity of 500,000 cubic feet, is to be added to the R101, already the world's biggest airship. This will add another 68 feet to her length ...

    Article : 110 words
  10. Lightweight of Babydom

    THE average baby's weight at birth is about 128oz. You can imagine, therefore, the sensation caused among the mothers of Budapest by the birth of Manci, a Jewish ...

    Article : 77 words
  11. Woman's £16,000 Win

    TWO million francs (approximately £16,600) was won in the new Casino at Nice, the "Palais de la Mediterranee," by Mrs. George [?]. Wakefield, daughter of the late Mr. ...

    Article : 49 words
  12. Aged Man's Sacrifice

    JOSEPH ROBERTS, 68, an insurance agent, of Harpurhey, Manchester, was killed in saving the lives of two children who tried to cross Oldham Road. ...

    Article : 49 words
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