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down, and run at top speed till it's
time for Santa to fill his packs in
So "it's an ill wind case," say the
toymakers of Toytown as they read1-
the news of the war.
. "In 1913," said a manufacturer,
'"the importation of toys from Ger
many was valued at wholesale rates
at $8,856,575. The factories of the
United States produced playthings
worth about $8,264,000. Eliminating
such articles as sleds, velocipedes,
etc., the American output of what we
makers call real toys was not much
more than $4,000,000.
"The market in low-priced me
chanical toys must come to a stand
still We cannot compete in this
i country with the cheap German
goods. I do not mean the really good
mechanical toys; those we can and
shall make in America; I mean the
kind you buy on the street for 5 and
FIVE HUNDRED HORSES A DAY!
THEY'RE ON ROCKERS!
Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. 19. Five
hundred bold chargers are being
turned out here every day a record.
For European cavalry? No; they're
on rockers! They're made of wood
and painted in bright colors.
Ever since the war broke out, one
of the biggest hobby-horse factories
in-the world has been kept running at
capacity, turning out wooden horses
for American kiddies on Christmas
THE DEADLY CHANGE
Little beams of moonshine
Little hugs and kisses,
Make a little maiden
Change her name to Mrs. t
If new cake pans are put on top of
the stove until they have a bluish
color, but not until they become
burned, cake will not stick to them
during the baking, as it always does I
to a new tin,
"RED INK BATH" LANDS THIS
COLLEGE GIRL IN COURT
One of the Defendants in the "Haz
ing" Case at Lafayette
Lafayeljte, Irid. With a formidable
array of legal talent to defend them,
seven young women students of
Purdue university will come into
court early in January a defendants
in the damage suit brought against
them by Miss Mabel Rogers.
Miss Rqgers alleges that the seven
students hazed her by painting her
with red ink. ducking her in cold wa
ter and sticking her with pins. She
is suing for $10,000 damages.
If you shade your eyes you weaken
your sense of hearing. If you sip a
glass of cold water you will increase
for a short time your power of vision.
If you fill your mouth with water you
will greatly strengthen your sense of
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