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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 08, 1913, Image 15

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" This photograph, just receiveds'hows just'a little of Culebra Cut, but
ii is the beginning of the rushing stream whictiby Oct. 10th-will be 15 feet
deep. On that date the destruction Garhboa dike .will- send the pent-tip,
raging stream on its way toward linking the two oqeans.
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The average American, in order to
get a goodjiigfit'sest,"'ordinarily re
quires a soft pillow on which to lay
his head; but -the, Jap, if he wants
really to be comfortable, stretches
himself ona)rushmat'onthejflqor,
and puts "a hard, square, 'block" of
'wood under lis head. ' "
Unlike the i fresh-air Englishman,
who is content to cover himself 'with
acouple-oflbIankets and open, wide
the windoVs lof his -room,'- even in
winter, the Russian, likes no sleeping
place so well as the' top of the blg
8oapstone:s'tove in his dwelling. And
yet, in jthe3inbrnjng,heiwjll rawl.
from-tlus blistering'bed and plunge
into ice-colawkter.
In La'pland-the native goes to bed
by climbing', head and all, into a bag
made of the reindeerskin. The East
Indian-also has a sleeping bag, but its
purpose, is to exclude mosquitoes.
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'.'By-the-way, Cleverly," asked the
publisher, "where did you get these
photographs of strong-minded, determined-looking
women with which
you illustratev your article on 'Why
Men Don't TVlEfrryr'' ,
L''Oh," replied the,author, "they're
'wives of tne men I know?'"1
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