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the New York "World," is vouched bales, or that George Washington had more often prevail in
for as having been told by Secretary hundreds of colored soldiers, or that homes where there is a Wallace himself:
Abraham Lincoln said that without the Fever
"The Secretary of Agriculture's mail 200,000 black troops on the Northern is opened before he sees it, and the side they never would have won. For
letters are referred to the appropriate the sake of good feeling between black Removes worry by indi- bureaus. Somebody sent Secretary Wal- and white that is essential, I want our cating presence of a fever
lace a copy of Knut Hamsun's 'Growth histories to show the part that colored -nature's signal to call of the Soil.' The package was duly soldiers played in the Great War.” a physician.
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of Art: "Aren't these Chinese mandarin examination, it was dropped again into
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And those temple
sets! And the little ivory curios! the proper channel and reached the
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The movies have developed a slang of
The activity of bandits in securing
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cheese from the freight yards in Milcamera, “Closeups"-5 feet
waukee. The robbers ran the engine Cuts your ice bill
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order to actors to begin moving for
ever, where they met another train, but Clark's 3rd Cruise, January 23, 1923 picture.
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"Turn the sun"—More light,
asked the guests for suggestions as to 19 days Egypt, Palestine, Spain, Italy, Greece, etc. chiefly sunlight arc. Europe stop-overs allowed on both cruises.
tunes to be played. An Englishman
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asked for "God Save the King," and it Frank C. Clark, Times Building, New York,
electric current that exposes on the
was played. An American asked for
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449 A Little War on the Rand..... 449 Ireland Simmering Dowo...
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450 Break Not Your Sleep for That..... 451
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