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  2. BELIEVE IT OR NOT[?]

    Upon request, accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope for the reply, Mr. Ripley will furnish proof of any statement which he makes. Letters should be addressed: Mr. Robert L. Ripley, "Believe It or Not," c/o "The Argus," Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, C.[?]. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 49 words
  3. What Other People Laugh At

    When Mrs. Amy Mollison heard that [?]an Batten had flown to Australia, she [?]id to a reporter, "I am glad she has broken my record." ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 189 words
  4. HALF-HOURS WITH THE MODERNS YAM YAMMERING

    Age and education uncertain. Mr. Yammering first sprang to fame with his "Hoofbeats" in 1933. He was then living in a Church Army hostel; his ...

    Article : 439 words
  5. FROM FAR AND NEAR

    THERE is a renewal of the controversy over the "legendary" Indian rope-trick. I will not go as far as to agree absolutely that it is a legend, since ...

    Article : 564 words
  6. IN THE PAPERS

    THE heavy plates of high tensile steel which are being removed from the sunken cruiser Natal are being cut and ground into ...

    Article : 702 words
  7. Advertising

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    Advertising : 1,016 words
  8. LUXURY IN A STEAM YACHT

    THE most luxurious vessel ever fitted in a British shipyard for a private owner has been delivered to Lord Moyne, who was Colonel Walter Guinness, at ...

    Article : 180 words
  9. DETERMINING SEX

    DETERMINING sex by electricity! Producing tabbles or tomcats, cows or bulls, ewes or rams at will! Such are the sensational possibilities indicated by ...

    Article : 175 words
  10. "TALKING BOOKS" FOR BLIND

    EIGHTEEN titles for the first "talking books" for the blind to be published have been announced by the American Foundation for the Blind. They embrace ...

    Article : 163 words
  11. MEALS FOR FIVE AT 1/1½ A DAY

    BALANCED menus on which a family of five may have a varied and sufficient diet at a cost of 1/1½ a day have been made public by Teachers' College, ...

    Article : 117 words
  12. PAPER WINDOWS BETTER THAN GLASS

    CHINESE paper windows may soon become the vogue in Western countries, it is believed by research workers in the department of physics at Peiping ...

    Article : 170 words
  13. FORFEITS £10,000 FOR WIFE

    MR. WILLIAM DEREK WORDSWORTH a great-grandson of the poet, does not write poetry, but he lives romance. He has forfeited a legacy of ...

    Article : 215 words
  14. MOTHER'S DAY IN AMERICA

    MAY 13 in the United States is a day of national observance, with flags flying from most public buildings, and special services being held in the churches, while ...

    Article : 274 words
  15. ASTOUNDIGN NEW HEATING ELEMENT

    AN instrument no larger than a penny india-rubber, which, it is claimed, will heat an ordinary sized room, has been invented by Mr. R. H. Burrows, ...

    Article : 247 words
  16. IF YOU PART YOUR HAIR ON THE RIGHT

    IF you see a man with his hair parted on the right you can be fairly sure that he is left-handed, according to Dr. Charles J. Macalister, writing in the ...

    Article : 164 words
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