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May 28, 1948
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AS TOLD TO
GERMANY. As a preliminary
step in the making of schnapps, the
German national drink, Irish
potatoes are spread on a long
shallow trough, and are crushed
by horses treading back and forth
in the trough ... all day . . . No
10-minute rest periods. Thus it is
that schnapps makes a pretty
potent potion, but also serves
nicely as lighter fluid and anti
freeze. Authority: Buddy Drum
* * *
FRANCE. An innovation of the
French has enabled them to get
where they want to go, despite a
shortage of gasoline. Their auto
mobiles carry a firebox on the
side which is stoked with coke.
Works pretty good, too, except
when a hill is approached. It then
becomes necessary to get out and
chunk up the fire. The motor is
run by hot air, which gives you
an idea how far behind the U. S.
they are: over here, our national
goveinment is run by the same
stuff! Authority: B. Hendrix.
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JAPAN. There is a delightful
bit of practicality in the Japanese
ship-launching ceremony. They
don’t build a platform, beat the
drums, ?platter the champagne,
and then cross their fingers and
hope she floats. Instead, the cele
brities take up their position in a
mall boat a short distance out in
the water, the ship slides down the
ways, and only if she floats does
she rate the champagne bath.
Authority: Neal Forney.
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CHINA. Further evidence of the
irrefutable Oriental logic is found
in the story told by an American
who hapened to obsei"ve a Chinese
burial ceremony. He was struck
by the fact that a bowl of rice was
placed on the casket before the
grave was covered. Somewhat
amused, he asked the Chinese un
dertaker when he thought the de
ceased would get up and eat the
rice. “That’s easy,” the Chinaman
replied. “He will get up and eat
the rice at the same time as men
buried in your country get up and
smell all those flowers.”
Authority: Dr. Roy E. Hoke.
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LONDON. You think you got
troubles. Take a look at a copy of
an actual order, issued by the
Ministry of Fuel, back during the
“The Minister of Fuel and
Power”, it reads, “in pursuance of
Article B2 of the Coal Distribution
Order, 1943, hereby directs every
Local Fuel Overseer to use as from
the 12th day of June, 1944, the
forms, the number of which is
specified in the first column of the
schedule hereto for the purpose of
the article specified in relation to
such form in the second column of
such schedule for the instrument
specified in relation thereto in the
third column of such schedule, a
copy of each of such forms being
Authority: Bill Mills.
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