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WONDERS OF AN UNDERGROUND WORLD
By BERLIN CORRESPONDENT TECHNICAL WORLD MAGAZINE WELL known to European tourists but passed by most globe trotters —who in their hurried journey across seas and continents, have no time to bestow on anything outside of the beaten tracks—are the salt mines of Wieliczka, Galicia, whose origin is lost in the darkness of the times, while their history is traced to about 1000 A. D. After being temporarily abandoned as a consequence of Tartar incursions and the resulting depopulation and impoverishment of the country, they were restored during the reign of Boleslas by immigrating Hungarian miners.
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THE BUILDERS
By S.E. Kiser We trust a hundred times a day to bolts and bars and chains As fearlessly we hurry forth in eager search of gains; We go by anxious thousands to unfinished tasks or new,
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RHEUMATISM
I Will Send Every Sufferer Who Returns My Coupon My One Dollar External Cure to TRY FREE SEND NO MONEY-ONLY THE COUPON I have found an external cure for Rheumatism that is curing old chronic cases of 30 and 40 years suffering, as well as all the milder stages.
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Guy De Maupasant - KING of All Short Story Writers
For the first time ever presented American readers the ONLY COMPLETE Edition, absolutely unexpurgated, in English of this great French writer, translated from the Original Manuscripts by linguists of literary distinction. Wonderful Critical Preface by Paul Bourget, of the French Academy.
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How to Breathe
For Health, Strength and Endurance Send for my 64 page illustrated book Lung and Muscle Culture
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MENNEN'S BORATED TALCUM TOILET POWDER
"Baby's Best Friend" and Mamma's greatest comfort. Mennen's relieves and prevents Chapped Hands and Chafing. For your protection the genuine is put up in non-re fillable boxes—the "Box that Lox," with Mennen's face on top. Sold everywhere or by mail 25 cents—Sample free.
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"Ask to see the Wm. Bolles Self-Filling and Non-Leakable Fountain Pen"
“Ask to see the Wm. Bolles Self-Filling and Non-Leakable Fountain Pen” The “Wm. Bolles” Self-Filling and Non-Leakable Fountain Pen This is the only-pen combining the self-filling and non-leak-able features. If your dealer does not handle same, order direct from factory. The Wm Bolles Co. 106 Jefferson Av. Toledo, Ohio. It Fills Itself
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PERFECTION STROPPING OUTFIT
WHY THROW SAFETY BLADES AWAY? OLD BLADES MADE NEW and ready for SMOOTH shaving INSTANTLY by the PERFECTION STROPPING OUTFIT Always ready for use—Cannot wear out—Stropper is nickel steel — strop is finest horsehide. Made especially for Wafer Blades. Makes one set do the work of 12. Outfit complete sent prepaid upon receipt of $1. […]
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Burlington Watch Co. - Fighting the Trust!!
The Smashing Anti-Trust Fight Now On! Trust Prices Eclipsed at Last! An absolutely first-class high-grade watch at a price within the reach of the people—The Burlington Special No-Trust Watch. The World's Masterpiece of watch manufacture—the Burlington Special—now sold direct to the public at it's rock-bottom, no-trust price (and besides without middlemen's profits).
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QUEER "FISH" FOR COSTLY SOUP
By W.G. FITZ-GERALD and H. H. DUNN VERY great banquet begins with turtle soup, so that the traffic in these curious creatures is naturally a very profitable one, though extremely precarious withal. In the first place, while there are a great variety of turtles in tropic waters, only one kind is of any use for the much-sought soup.
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A CEMENT TILE FACTORY for your town — START ONE
AN AUTOMATIC MACHINE that makes 3,000 to 5,000 feet of drain tile per day—every work day in the year—makes a highly profitable business for some live man in every town. The demand is practically unlimited—drainage doubles farm production and farm values.
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NEW MONORAIL CAR
By JEAN MITCHELL PRESENT day methods of transit seem likely to be revolutionized by further development of the gyroscope. The invention of a new monorail car by E. W. Chalmers Kearney is a direct outgrowth of the Brennan gyroscope monorail.
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THE MYSTERY OF TEMPERATURE
By Dr. Charles Floyd Burrows WHAT is a person's normal temperature?—is a question often asked of every physician. When the answer 98.6° F. is given to the query, very few people understand the physiological significance of this fact, or how a degree of systemic heat is maintained during health, within such narrow limits, that their bodies have an even temperature the coldest day in winter or the hottest day in summer with an exactness of adjustment that is not obtainable in warming or cooling their homes with the most up-to-date heating and refrigerating apparatus.
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LEARN TO DRAW RACIST CARICATURE
LEARN TO DRAW By mail at home or in our Resident School. Men and women artists earn good salaries at easy work. Individual, practical instruction. We guarantee proficiency or money refunded. Positions assured. Illustrating, Cartooning, Commercial Designing:, Mechanical, Architectural, and Sheet Metal Pattern Drafting taught by instructors trained in Europe and America. Advisory Board approves […]
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ENGINEERING PROGRESS
NEW MOTOR FOR AERIAL NAVIGATION. A RECENT development in gasoline engines promises to overcome in a measure two drawbacks to aerial navigation—the weight of the engine and the instability of the machine as a whole. In the new engine the cylinders revolve and act as a comparatively heavy flywheel, whose gyroscopic action tends to keep the machine in equilibrium.
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MILLIONS SPENT ON RAILROAD STATIONS
By SAMUEL O. DUNN Western Editorial Manager. Railroad Age Gazette THE typical American railroad passenger station of the past has been a building so dingy, so ugly and so ill-arranged that travelers wished to see as little of it as practicable and to get through it as quickly as possible.
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WHOLE FORESTS TURNED INTO MATCHES
By JAMES COOKE MILLS HE quantity of matchwood used every day for lighting is enormous and the figures representing the total are almost beyond belief. An expert in forestry has just determined after careful computation that the civilized nations of the world strike three million matches every minute of the twenty-four hours.
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IT ALL DEPENDS ON THE MOTOR
When you buy a Marine Motor you want the best—undoubtedly you try to find out which is the "best." You want a motor that Is "trouble proof" for when the engine stops the boat stops. You want an engine that is dependable and that will last more than one season, at a minimum cost for repairs and fuel.
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LARGEST SAILING SHIP IN THE WORLD
By VICTOR GUILLON THE German ship R. C. Rickmers which recently discharged a cargo of 40,000 barrels of cement at San Pedro, California, is the largest sailing vessel in the world. Some of her principal dimensions are: Length of deck, 441 feet; beam, 53 feet; draft, loaded, 27 feet; displacement, to load water line, 11,360 tons; sail area, 50,000 square feet.
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$200.00 In Six Months From 20 Hens
TO the average poultryman that would seem impossible, and when we tell you that we have actually done a 1500.00 Poultry business with 20 hens on a corner in the city garden 30 feet wide by 40 feet long we are simply stating facts.
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BLOWING OFF STEAM
I wonder if these were considered funny at the time. Or they were lame, even in 1909? BLOWING OFF STEAM A Firm Answer The Rev. Mr. Freuder, of Philadelphia, tells this story of himself. Some time ago he was invited to dine at the house of a friend, whose wife went into her kitchen to […]
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TO SEE THE MEN ON MARS?
By LITTELL McCLUNG PROF. ROBERT W. WOOD, of the Johns Hopkins University, has perfected an invention — based on a discovery — that may revolutionize the present costly and cumbersome methods of studying the stars and exploring the universe for new planets, suns, moons, and asteroids.
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NO USE CRYING OVER SPILLED MILK
Accidents will happen. Crying won't help pick up the milk or mend the broken jug; but a little forethought will insure you money to buy more. Suppose you should drop with an elevator tomorrow, or fall from a street car, and be picked up with a broken leg? Where would you get the money for the doctor and the landlord and the grocer? Not out of your pay envelope, for you wouldn't be earning any pay for a while.
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MUIR GLACIER VISIBLE AFTER NINE YEARS
By KATHERINE LOUISE SMITH SOMETHING wonderful has recently taken place in Alaska. This is the drifting away of icebergs from the front of Muir Glacier in Glacier Bay so that for the first time in nine years this famous glacier, the father of all glaciers, and the most noted on this continent has been visited.
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$8,000 to $10,000 YEARLY - Make Money Out of Others' Fun
Pleasing: the Public Pays Bis: Profits and owners of our famous attractions frequently make from $8,000 to $10,000 every year. We make everything in the Riding Gallery line from a hand-power Merry-Go-Round to the highest grade Carousselles.
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DON'T BE A WAGE SLAVE
Make $3,000.00 to $5,000.00 a Year. Be a Doctor of Mechano-Therapy Illustrated BOOK: How To Become A Mechano-Therapist Sent To Any Address FREE
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BACK TO THE MUD HOUSE
By H. G. HUNTING IE word concrete has a sound that would be expected to warn away rather than to attract the housekeeper and home-maker. Its associations are all of the sort that have had little or no interest for women—or for men, either, who are not employed directly in the heavy business of construction and to whom the lore of engineering is a mystery.
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$513 Clear Profit in 51 Days from an Investment of $150
In the result from the operation of one American Box Ball Alley in Sullivan, Ind. Why not go into this business yourself? It is the most practical and popular bowling game in existence. It will make big money in any town.
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GRENADE FIRED FROM A RIFLE
By WILLIAM T. WALSH PEKIN was fortified; the Boxers held the gates. Outside the walls of the city the allied legions clamored for admission, knowing that, within, the members of the foreign legations, fortified, in their turn, against the Chinese, were awaiting with breathless anxiety the arrival of the friendly armies.
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AUTOMATIC VIOLIN PLAYER
By EMMETT CAMPBELL HALL AN automatically operated violin, playing music with all the skill of the most trained human hand, is now an accomplished fact, although musicians and even scientists have declared that such a thing would never be achieved.
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COLLECTING THE NATION'S FIRE TAX
By HENRY S. CHASE THIS is a story of incendiarism—a story of the lengths to which, under certain circumstances, some respected business men will go, and how and why they pass into the criminal class. This is a story showing, too, how men organize syndicates to carry on the exciting, pleasurable and profitable business of arson.
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AN ELECTRIC KALEIDOSCOPE
By MERRILL M. HUNTING HE thrills of pleasure that came to us in our childhood, as we gazed at the ever changing beauties of the kaleidoscope are vividly recalled to our memory by a recent achievement in electric sign construction.
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