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I -r m m4 m sl Jf Briefly fold i Swedish railroads are using peat as fuel. Italy i importing spaghetti from the United Stato. Harding is the name of a new town south of Salt Lake City. It was named in honor of the resident and a lot was deeded to him. Lightning struck a powder plant containing -ix tons of p wder in Nashville, Tennessee. The plant burned without explosions until consumed with its contents. A mail carrier in Kcwanee, Illinois, entered the government service twenty years ago, and has not tailed to make his regular trip for a single day in all that time. The purchaser of a stolen automobile, even though an innocent party, is not its owner, ac cording to the supreme court of New York, and the car can be taken whenever found. A new alcohol called "Pctrohol" is made from oil gases. It can be produced cheaper than ei ther grain or wood alcohol and used for any pur pose to which these two are adapted except med icines. Bernard Shaw has informed the theaters of the European Continent that he will not consent to the production of his plays there as it is not worth while financially because of the present rate of exchange. Stunt flying and operation of airplanes at al titudes below two thousand feet are illegal under the provisions of a New York City ordinance re cently adopted. Violations are punishable by fine and imprisonment. Dr. James R. Angell. President of Yale University, is a Harvard man from Chicago. Eight dollars a month is the highest rent paid by any resident of Kepaupo, New Jersey. One advantage of crossing the English chan nel by airplane is the ability of the aircraft to rise above the fogs which are the greatest source of danger to vessels in that crowded sea tract. The women of Java are being taught Occi dental theories of equality with men. The prog ress of the suffrage movement is necessarily slow, but many believe in its ultimate success. A Kansas City pastor has laid aside his min isterial garb indefinitely to enter a factory as a laborer that he may learn about men. He be lieves that a closer association with men who toil physically will make him a better pastor. The British India natives' religious scruple against killing any living creature, even a venom ous reptile, is a potent cause of the high mor tality in that country each year from the attacks of serpents and wild beasts. A coin-operated shoe-polishing machine pol ishes both shoes at the same time for a nickel, requiring only one and a half minutes for the operation. The dust is removed, the polish ap plied and rubbed on every part of the shoe auto matically. The eighth international flower show in New York City has named a gendarme-blue sweet pea "Mrs. Warren Harding." The color of the flower is similar to that for which Mrs. Harding showed preference when selecting gowns some weeks ago. Experts in the Bureau of Mines at Washing ton have developed the manufacture of chloro form ironi natural gas now going to waste. To further her appeal to the voters, a woman campaigning as Democratic candidate for state auditor of Massachusetts spent $25 for candy, according to her expense account. After his legs were cm off by a train on which he was beating his way in Washington a man improvised tourniquets to stop the flow of blood and flagged another train with a handful of ligl d matches. Physicians are of the opin ion that he will recover. A Chicago man who was to have been hanged for murder but got a last minute stay and a new trial in which he was found not guilty, has asked for the rope which was to have haifged him, say ing he wanted to build a giant swing for the children in his neighborhood. His request was granted. Catching a twenty-quart nitroglycerine tor pedo as it was blown from the casing by a flow of gas, a workman In the oil fields of Brecken ridge, Texas, held it until fifty persons and two hundred quarts of the explosive on a wagon reached safety. He then dropped it back into the hole and escaped. A college for brides is in session at the Y. W. C. A. in Chicago. The course consists of mas tering a variety of menus and learning attractive methods of serving meals. They will be taught how to make a family budget, how to buy wisely and how to make all manner of attractive cloth ing. The art of conversation, story-telling and better English are also included in the curriculum. 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