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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 28, 1912, Image 12

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A MOTORCYCLE FOR USE ON "THE WATER.
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a uis is .cugene rrey on nis
hydro-motorcycle. He recently
went 12 miles on San Francisco
bay without mishap. The machine
is equipped with two folding
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floats which do not impede it
when traveling on land. Frey can
make 10 miles an hour on water.
TEACHING FISH TO SWIM
If there is anything a fish is
supposed to do from the time it
is born it is to know how to
swim. But some fish have to be
taught how to Swim. Director-
W. E. Mehan, of the Philadelphia
aquarium, after a series of ex
periments with baby trout, made
the statement that many kinds of
fish must acquire the art of swim
ming, just as birds learn to fly.
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"I prefer death to dishonor,"
roared the candidate. So they
handed him both by sending him
to the senate.
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When a widower marries he
should stop wearing his first
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It is designed especially fdti
troops and is operated like an or
dinary motorcycle.
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TO REMOVE SPLINTERS
A tiny splinter in the flesh has
a frightful way of hurting one'9
feelings, and it is so elusive when
xne "fishes" for it, that the fol
lowing simple method of getting
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rid of one ought to be "learned
by heart."
Take an ordinary steel pen
press it down on the flesh, push
it with opened points toward the
splinter. When you touch the
splinter allow the. points of the
pen to close, and pull the splinter
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