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WAR "TANKS" OF 460 YEARS AGO
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Discusion of the gigantic war
"tanks" mowing down soldiers by
thousands on European battlefields
recalls the Scottish war carts of 1456,
a picture of which is here presented.
The large picture shows the ancient
"tank" open and the small picture
shows it ready for action.
CONTAINERS FOR GRAPE JUICE
Any glass bottle or can will answer
for putting up grape juice. Fruit
jars, especially the pint size, are quite
as satisfactory as bottles, and the
sealing of cans is much easier than
corking of bottles Jugs, if small
sizes, are preferred by some house
keepers. Whatever the container, it
should be sterilized by boiling in a
wash boiler for 30 minutes before
A witness in the supreme court at
Bangor, Me., was asked by a lawyer
what he had at a certain time on his
farm in the way of personal property.
"Well, I had a cow, a calf and my
wife," was the rgply
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
October 10, 1765. Captain Thomas
Stirling formally took over Fort de
Chartres from the French garrison.
The fort was the last within the re
gion ceded to Great Britain in 1763
to- lower the French flag.
"Hey, Jimmie! Did you hear the
news? The schoolhouse burned
down last night."
"Ain't that just our luck? Ot
course it had to happen in vacation."
N. Y. World.
M. B. Van Houten recently walked
from Los Angeles to Chicago to cure