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TWINS BORN SAME MOMENT FATHER WAS
KILLED BY SUBMARINE
Mrs. W. Wyllie, widow of a British naval stoker, and her twins, which
were born almost the moment that their father sank on the Pathfinder, de
stroyed by a German submarine.
WHY IS IT?
Why is a sneeze?
Well, if you ever "choo-oo-ed," and
most everybody has, you know that
you sneeze because something tickles
the inside of your nose.
Now the nose is the proper chan
nel through which we breathe in the
air we live by, though to be sure,
some people breathe through their
mouths, but when something gets in
to the nose and blocks the pathway
of the air the brain gets a message
from the nose that something is
wrong, and right away we begin to
breathe hard, make a big explosive
noise and we call it a sneeze.
We do not sneeze of our own will,
it's the unthinking part of our brain
that clears out the channel. That's
why we cannot sneeze of our own
French scientists have found that a
cactus growing prolificaly in Algeria
can be majfle to yield about 14 per
cent sugar and from 45 to 60 per cent