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THE LATEST NEWS FROM NOAH'S ARK
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CHEER UP, THERE'S A PLENTY!
The establishment of ihr,ee Chinese
restaurants in London, leads a writer
to remark that Londoners' can now
enjoy a meal of rats which form, a
favorite dish in China. Split, dried,
dressed and powdered with finely
ground white .bark they. l6ok some
thing like haddock; Dr. Arthur
Stradling once said that rats would
,not only be wlfal&sqiqe but v.ery nice
if properly prepared.
"No common flp.ck or house rats,"
he said-, "but stfch as.J ate, barn-fed
animals,. snared, in the hop gardens."
Admiral Beaufort ajtitl other explorers
speak highly of" rats as welcome ad
ditions to their supply of food in those
dreary latitudes of the arctic,regions.
V o o .
Tariff, reform, currency reform,
woman suffrage and' national pro
hibition well, Woodrow Wilson will
not .have nauch.trouble keeping busy.