stay, but the comfortable and'artis-T
tic blouse is-on the wane.
High collars are trying hard to en
circle the modish woman's throat,
but as yet she will have none of them.
Perhaps when thewinter winds do
blow she will change her mind.
AMERICAN BOY WINS $50,000
PRIZE FROM FRANCE
' Brooklyn, N.Y. Lawrence Sperry,
a young American, has just returned
to his home here after capturing the
$50,000 prize offered by the French
government for the best aeroplane
stabilizer. Sperry's invention is a se
ries of tour gyroscopes and in his test
they worked perfectly at -600 feet
above the earth. He stood 4ip in the
machine, releasing the controls while
his mechanic climbed out, on one of)
the planes. The machine flew on
undisturbed and the French were con
vinced. It was hoped that he could
put a set in "America," Lieut. Porte's
hydro-aeroplane, for the. trans-Atlantic
flight, but Sperry declares he could
not manufacture them in time.
To clean glass toilet bottles, put a
little vinegar and salt Int9 the .bottle,
allow to stand for 2-hours, and then
rinse out in clear warm water.
Berlin, Germany. Should hard
times overtake the house of Hohen
zollern five little princes, sons of the
Crown Princess Cecilie, will be able
to earn their own bread and butter.
The crown princess intends to have
each of her sons learn a trade, and
one of the princes will follow the
example of his father and be a prac
tical farmer. Prince 'Wilhelm, now
eight years old, rides ahd swims and
shoots at a target and does many
other things to prove that he has out
grown the Teddy fiear age.
A LUCULIAN FEAST
John A. Murry, the Manchester
clothier, came down to our den Sun
day last and remained long enough to
eat a raw turnip with the writer.
West Union (Ohio), Defender, " -
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