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THE ORT()NVIL 5E MAGAZINE SECTION INDEPENDENT III ORTONVILLE, MINN., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1922 I I I I NUMBER 20 War Doesn't Check Demand for Bibles in China 4R g ii?!!?i .... : IPlte of civil war and political upheavals In China, the American Bible society recently shipped from its head- in Shanghai to its sub-agency in Peking the largest single consignment of Bibles in the history of the soeb in China. The photograph shows coolies hauling a portion of this consignment through the streets of The complete shipment consisted of 104 cases containing 187,000 volumes. U. S. Building at the Brazilian Exposition ; / the government building of the United State Brazilian Centennial exposition In Rio, which opens The photograph is made from the sketch bY the architect, Frank L. Packard of Columbus, O. After closes the building will be the UnitedStates embassy. Out for the Valise Crook are Warned to beware of the valise crook. Here are two show how the crook works.. He comes along with a hollow the upper photograph, slips it over your bag and carries it iu the lower photograph, which pictures the teeth holding GENERAL INTEREST moves at the rate of 585 generally lift one-half own weight. dirt roads a Michlgan a scraper that can a motor truck. .Dlaees, the bays on the especially, the sea water freezes at does at the top. of the sky is of beams of oa myriads of particles of Fisher, Vermont, first woman to receive degree from Dartmouth has es- its plants No new domestic animals have been developed during the last 2000 years. The most powerful electromagnet in the world has a power of 100,000 gausses. Dice playing was a fashionable di- version in England in the reign of Henry VIIL Mrs. Ella M. Wellman of Augusta, Me. whose bobby Is collecting pitchers, has at present 700 different kinds in her home. Chronometers used for measuring the velocity of projectiles are capa- ble of splitting a second of time into a thousand parts. In the future one week of manual and agricultural labor each year is to be included in the school work for the boys and girls of Bulgaria. San Marine, the midget republic, is to double the sty.e of Its army, which Lin future will consist of six soldiers. "YOUNG TEDDY" TALKS Acting Secretary of the Navy Roose- veil or "young Teddy," as he is so gen- erally called by ex-President Roose- velt's friends, is evidently taking up his father's policy of being sure about things, for he was here caught on the White House steps telling Secretary Weeks Just how the situation stood. 8eatmn'a 8tory From California. Mrs. H. O. Dutcher noticed a sparrow hawk swoop down near where her hundreds of young turkeys were run- ning, and to her surprise found the hawk with its head fliy held in the Jaws of a monster lizard. The lizard measured 17 inchea.--Ukiah Press. Woman's Way, "Young Wilder has had hard luck. He was disinherited lately." "Cut off without a dollar, eh?" "No, his mother did the disinherit. lng. He was cut off with 96 cents." Boston Transcript, Cotton Cong Planned, An international cotton congress, to bring together all branches of the cotton industry, is. to be held at Rio da Janelro in October, Map Shows Extent of Bovine Tuberculosis Miss C. Harrigan of the Department of Agriculture co mpletlng a new map in colors showing the extent of bovin tuberculosis In the United States. Each color represents the percentage from 1 to 18. .i Town Celebrates Its 300th Anniversary I I Weymouth, Mass., second oldest town in that state, recently celebrated its three hundredth anniversary, and a 1 tablet was unveiled on the front of this house, which was the home of Abigail Adams, wife of the second president.l VIRGINIA GIRL WEDS Evelyn Drew Reade. daughter of Mrs. Willoughby I{eade of the Mead- ows, Ablngdon, Va, who was married recently at her home to Lee Trenholm. son of Mrs. V. de Saussure Trenholm. U for Wild 011 Semis. Many hundred tons of wild oil seeds, principally brown mustard and char- lock, are obtained in the screenings from the grain elevators in the North- west. Most of the oil from these seeds is used in the manufacture of soap and other technical products. Procelin o With Caution. you think a statesman should cultivate a sense of humor?" "No," replied Senator Sorghum. "Some of us wouldn't get by if we went too far in encouraging our con- stituents to look around for something to laugh at." Norwegian designers have perfected a motorcar for running on snow in which the driver occupies the rear seat with the passenger in front. Apparatus to eradicate wheat smut by the hot water treatment before the grain is to be planted has been In. veted by an Indlamt man, Testing Candle Power of Lights Among the ways and means by which the bureau of standards tests th electrical capacity and can(He power of lights is this large pumpkln-like affai known as an integrating sphere. This instrument Is used to measure the aver- age candle power of a light, that is, the uverage intensity o[ the light on the interior of a spherical surface of which an electric bulb forms the center point. Bicycle Built for More Than Two This economical citizen of Berlin built his bicycle to carr hl entire family. ote the shock absorber under the seats.