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Towns Named for Girls
North Dakota has^ many towns
and villages which carry feminine
names. Among them are: Inez,
Norma, Olga, Christine, Silvia,
Willa, Hannah, Frances, Janet,
Stella, Ella, Mary, Flora, Marion,
Alice, Elizabeth, Sophia, Beulah,
Kathryn, Jessie, Luverne, Juanita,
Freda, Cherry,-Mona, and Aledora,
In America “black-o,ut” means a
theatrical sketch with a snap end
ing. In England, it means a spe
cial kind of fog.
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CARS safety, safety
1 went to the New York Auto
mobile Show last week. Even
though 1 am not in the market
for a new car, 1 like to see the
changes and the progress made
from year to year.
My major impression is that there
is no such thing any more as a
poor motor car. All of them arc
good cars, better cars than anyone
dreamed of when 1 began to drive.
That the automobile has reached
perfection, , however, is far from
true. Good as the 1937 cars are, the
1938 ones will be better, .and so on.
One thing ,all the makers are
stressing is better brakes, requiring
less foot pressure. That is a move
in the direction of safety. I don’t
think there was a car in the show
that wasn’t 'equipped with non
shatterable safety glass and all-steel
bodies. More safety,
The campaign against highway
fatalities is bearing fruit.
One thing I missed at this year’s
show was the selling talk about th
Edison to Navy
WASHINGTON . . . Charles Edi
son, (above), of New Jersey, son
of the late Thomas E. Edison, fa
mous inventor, has been appointed
Assistant Secretary of the Navy
by President Roosevelt, the post
once held by the President.
show. None of them is satisfied
with his present product. All said
that the “streamlining” principle
was not carried far enough. They
can’t change designs too radically,
however, from year to year, for the
public wouldn’t buy cars which look
All the automobile men told me
their two major aims and most dif
ficult problems are more economy
in fuel consumption and getting rid
of spring squeaks. They’ve got far
high speeds the cars could make. ; ther with the squeaks than with
Manufacturing are soft-pedalling j),g consumption,
the speed idea. One car I saw has
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a warning signal on the speedom
eter. When the indicator points to
forty miles an hour the driver is
reminded that he is approaching a
It was not many years ago when
thirty was excessive speed. Now
speeds of 60 to 80 miles are .not
uncommon on the main paved high
ways. Speed in itself is not danger
ous if your tires are sound, but a
blowout at 60 miles can do an awful
lot of damage. It is the combination
of speed and recklessness which is
T don’t believe much in the idea,
often proposed, to put governors on
cars to keep them from going faster
than .SO. The most careful driver
sometimes finds himself in a tight
place, where only a sudden accelera
tion to high speed can save him
from an accident.
COMFORT for riders
Motoring will be more comfort
able than ever in any of the 1937
cars. Better spring suspension, eas
ier cushions, more leg-robm both
for front-seat and back-seat riders,
wider seats so that three can ride
comfortably both fore and aft, ad
justable front seats to suit the
length of any driver’s legs, are
among the improvements I saw in
almost all cars at the show.
All makers are stressing greater
ease of steering. Since more women
than ever are driving, the steering
gear which can be operated with the
left' little finger becomes important.
1 noticed most of the cars have
placed the emergency brake along
side the driver’s left knee instead
of in the middle and some have re
moved the gearshift lever from the
center space also.
Such important devices for Win
ter driving .as iniproved heaters,
and especially devises to keep wind
shields clear of snow and frost
seem to be gaining favor.
trailers all styles
This year’s show presented for
the first time a great variety of
trailers, costing from a 'few hund
red dollars to several thousands. We
seem to be reverting to the nom.adic
habits of our ancestors, or at least
to the pioneer exploring instincts
of the early Americans.
i’ve never tried living in a trailer,
but the idea appeals to me as a
way of freeing one’s self from the'
restrictions of a fixed abode. If
you don’t like the climate where
you are, roll on until you find a
climate that suits you. And dodge
the tax collector.
Some communities are trying to
tax trailers as residences if they
stay too long in one place. I don’t
believe they can make that idea
stick. At any rate, few trailers
ever do stay long in one spot. The
lure of the open road calls your
true trailer devotee on to new
scenes and fresh pastures. Most of
us, however, are likely to be satis
fied with o,ne vacation cruise a
year in a trailer.
next . two aims
I talked with several motor man
ufacturers and designers at the
Some day motors will be made
which will carry an ordinary me
dium-sized car 40 to 50 miles on a
gallon. Then we won’t all kick so
hard at the mounting taxes on
Cavalry of Tanks
Tanks, the cavalry of the future,
poison-gas proof and equipped with
machine guns, and field artillery,
promise to bear the brunt of battle
in the next war.
Now Is Time To Prepare
For Next Year’s
eially to old bean
on the fence.
Fruit trees are
and puining should ? H
that spray rn^y be
the buds form nex^
up and burn all j
If more fruit tree,
set out, plant them
this will give
Although work in the vegetable
garden is comparatively slack in
December, there are a number of
things good gardeners will attend
to this month,
L. P. Watson, extension horti
culturist at State college, gives the
following suggestions for the hom«
if lettuce seed has not been plant- j
ed already, sow it now in a cold-
frame for an early spring crop.
Cover the frame with a cloth, and
give it additional protection during
very cold weather.
Now is ,a good time to make lib
eral applications of stable manure
to the garden in order to have
early Vegetables next spring. If
vegetables are now growing in the
garden, spread the manure between
them, and work it in as soon as
Mexican bean bettles do serious
damage to late beans. Start fight
ing them now by gathering up all
trash and refuse around the garden
and burning it. This ajiplies espe-
well established in “he®'
spnng growth starts
Cut out all dead wnn,i ■
trees and shrubbery *
prtme out hve
to improve the shanp t 1
shrubs that bloom '
Buds have already forme]*' "
and prunmg at this tin,,
l^'ce their blooming sHrfa,'"
. i'f Periments indicate th
IS less loss of liquid dnrr
cessmg if air bubbles are^.J
from the packed jar ,by «J
knife down the sides, and I
jars are filled only to wit J
half inch of the top.
Queen Victora’s Ex J
hxlward VIII, in b^^afc.
cedents, is merely followinaij
footsteps of Queen Victoif
installed central heating, tde.1
and electric .lights in Wiii(ls#|
who broke many more traditij
I'ritz Kriesler lives in
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IN PLYMOUTH HISTORY
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