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Bath tub and washstand have been
combined in a new space saving de
vice for small rooms.
There are nyore than 50,500 licens!
ed radio receiving sets in use in the
Irish Free State
Accurate (tests Have shown that
the average automobile wheel is off
balance five and a half ounces.
In the handle of an English in
ventor’s fountain pen is a receptacle
that holds a reel of postage stnmps.
Hose for shower baths or other
appliances can be attached to a
faucet of any shape or size with a
A German inventord has equipped
a kitchen cabinet with revolving
shelves to facilitate removing stored
About 19,000,000 homes in the
United States are equipped with
radio, almost one third having more
than one set.
The Netherlands government has
established a monopoly control over
exports of fruits, garden produce
The work of ten gardening tools
can be done with a single imple
ment invented by a resident of Fort
British airplanes being built for
service betw'een London and Paris
will each carry 39 passengers in
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Daily changes in the magnetic
field of the earth are shown or a
globe at the Carnegie Institution at
Washingtan,- D. C.
Uruguary has limited imports of
automobiles this year to 65 per cent
of the number of cars of each make
imported last year.
A glass door knob has been invent
ed that is illuminated from within
by a battery operated electric lamp
when it is turned.
An English canjera that can be
carried in a vest pocket takes eight
pictures the size of a postage stamp
on a roll of film.
Automobiles} are run -on a turn
table that saves time by moving them
to the various dispensing equipment
in a newr service station. •
Fighting airplanes adapted for
the French army include trap doors
through which gunners can drop
with parachutes from the gun tur
Nine different types of irons can
be attached to a single golf elub
shaft invented by a Chicago jeweler
to save carrying so many clubs.
Cuban producers and exporters of
avocades have adapted higher stand
ards for quality and packing for
fruit shipped to the United States.
Resembling a large pair of shears
a hardwood implement has been in
vented for lifting clothing out of
hot water or feeding it to wringers.
A farm on which beavers will be
raised for their fur has been estab
lished in Germany, stocked with an
imals from the Hudson Bay country.
Inexpensive equipment has been
invented to enable three dimensional
photomicrographs co be made with
an ordinary camera and microscope.
Electric lights worn on their backs
have been suppplied to German sold
iers to prevent them being run down
by following motorists at night*
Intended for outdoor work, a new
paint remover is made in paste form
while another, a liquid, will remove
paint from metal as well as wood.
Costa Rica has shipped more than
55,000 bags of coffee to the United i
States this year, approximately 45- -
000 more than on the 1933-34 crop.
Operated from any light socket, a
grease gun for automobiles has been
invented that uses electricity in
stead of compressed air to do its
An Englishman has invented a
piano that produces the notes of a
composition in different colors on a
white disk, each note having its
The inventor of a new plastic
material for repairing the inside of
heaters and staves asserts that is
withstands a temperature of 3000
Transportation of mail by rockets
th$t carry from 200 to 300 letters
appiece has been begun between two
points in Austria on regular sched
A five horsepower motor weighing
five pounds has been developed for
flying airplanes or keeping gliders
aloft without aid of air currents
An exerciser to develop hand mus
cles invented in England consists of
a strip of spring metal bent into
loops and having leather grips at the
Photographic equipment has been
developed by an airplanes building
company to accurately determine the
landing speed and gliding angles of
The central German government
will assume control of all minmg
rights and administration of mining,
heretofore a perogative of the in
Nails with barbed points have been
invented that hold tighter in wood
the longer they remain because of
the changes in the moisture content
of the wood.
After studying the flight of insects
an Austrian scient.sf is building an
airplane that he expects to propel
with pulsating wings instead of a
Mounted on two pneumatic tired
wheels, a gasoline powered air com
pressor has been designed that can
be towed like a trailer behind a
The Esthoman government is en
forcing the use of the official geo
graphic names for its cities by re
jecting frdm the mails all matter
bearing other names.
Folding celluloid arms that op
erate pointers on a scale make lp a
new' instrument for measuring roof
and other building angles from photo
graphs or drawings.
A London railway has constructed
e. turntable that is revolved by a
single wheel compressed air tractor
operated by air from the brake lines
World absorption of crude rubber
in the first four months this year de
creased to 322,000 long tones, com
pared with last year’s figure of
337,000 long tom;.
France is obliged to import about
90 per cent of the raw wool it man
ufactures into textiles, most of it.
coming directly from Southern Hem
isphere countries. ' i:
More than 7.000,000 copies of
patents granted by the -United States
and about 978,000 photostats of
foreign patents are sold by the Pat
ent office annually.
Interlocking metal bars attached
to one another with hooks have been
invented in the Netherlands to save
time in erecting and dismantling
A post hole digger has been in
vented that produces a cone shaped
hole larger at the bottom than top
to hold more concrete when that
material is used about posts.
English surveyors are drawing
maps and plans that they desire to
keep indefinitely on sheets of alum
inum, which neither shrink nor ex
pand as do drawings on paper.
For profcecton of pedestrans on
country r-^ads at night a handled
m.rror has been invented to be car
ried to reflect light from automo
bile headlights to warn drivers.
Germans have discovered a pro
] cess for removing the carbon mon
oxide from heating and illuminating
gas and the homes in one town are
, being supplied with non-poisonous
Extension hinges have been in
vented to project casement windows
clear of their frames so that both
sides of the glass can be cleaned by
a person standing inside a house.
A Swiss engineer has invented min
iature submarines to be carried on
decks of submarine boats to enable
crews of the latter to escape when
the larger craft meet with disaster.
An enamel applicator resembling
a blackboard eraser has been invent
ed for reenewing the surfaces of
window screens without filling the
openings and without spattering the
Fireproof and waterproof clothing
buoyant enough to keep a person
afloat in water has been invented in
France to save aviators from being
burned to death or drowned in event
of a crash.
A New York inventor has designed
a passengex- ship that would launch
its lifeboats in event of emergency
over inclined runways after the boats
had been filled inside the hull of the
Germans have designed a motor
bus with accommodations for 23 per
sons that can travel at a rate of 75
miles an hour, being equipped with
two tail fins to reduce air vibrations
at high speed.
All the camping equipment needed
by automobile tourists can be carried
on top of a car in a California in
ventor’s folding frame-work, which
is covered with canvas that can be
used as a tent.
Rudders have been mounted at
both bow and stern ocf a motor ship
carrying passengers and maJ be
tween Dover, Englaad, and Osmond,
Belgium, to enable the craft to turn
around in twice its own length.
Americans use twice as much
petroleum for various purposes as
water for drinking.
Some Sumatran coffee beans
are aged from eight to ten years
before being roasted and sold
A process has been developed
for ^ivi«g Ithe outside of corn
cob pipes the appearance of bri
Russian scientists have extract
ed radium from water taken from
a well on a Caspian sea island.
An Iowa florist has succeeded
in producing roses for exhibition
purposes with stems 50 feet long.
X-ray photographs made by a
new German process show a sub
ject ’s profile as well as his bone
An Oklahoma man has invented
a eoin-in-a-slot meter to regulate
the length of time automobiles
Of English invention is a safe
ty razor having a ribbon blade 58
inehes long carried on reels on
each side of the handle.
Tests by a Colgate univers
ity scientist have shown that eat
ing a heavy lunch slows down a
man’s thinking processes.
To aid .. in enlarging , photo
graphs a German has invented a
form of periscope with which ne
gatives and prints can be accur
Masks to prevent amateur box
ers' faces being disfigured by
blows have been invented by a
New York college physical educa
Electric scent meters have been
invented in England to enable
hunters to ascertain the best
weather conditions for hunting
AVith a new device installed on
an automobile dashboard a light
flashes when the air pressure in
a tire falls enough to cause defla
The Cuban government has
abolished its tax on the use of
radio sets, which varied from $3
to $10 a year according to the
■number of tubes.
The handle end of the bowl of
a new teaspoon is covered so that
it can be filled with medicine and
carried to a patient without spill
A Norwegian scientist has in
vented a method for locating
schools of fish by sounds sent
from ships’ hulls that are echoed
by their backs.
Both sugar and cream are con
tained in a new utensil having a
single handle, it being possible
to pour out cream without spill
ing any sugar.
Fish have been discovered in
Mexico with four eves, one pair
being used above the surface of
the water and the other below at
the same time.
An elaborate device has been
. invented to record on a map the
i exact minute by minute location
| of any airplane in flight to or
■ from an airport.
-An English woman has invent
ed a method with which a person
can produce fine etchings by us
ing transparent celluloid instead
of copper plates.
Safety is a leading feature of
a new electric pump for house
hold water systems that has but
one moving part and that is com
Southern California Indians
make paints that remain bright
for many years by mixing oil from
the seeds of the wild cucumber
with the pigments.
A new electric fur glazer can
be operated by direct or alternat
ing current and by removing its
wire brush can be used to press
Clock dial signs with adjustable
hands have been installed akmg
some English highways to warn
motorists of the time to light their
Coal for household heaters is
being marketed in paper covered
sticks, which can be fed to a heat
er with a mechanical stoker that
holds 36 sticks.
Germans have constructed a
motion picture theater that is
hauled about the country like a
motor truck trailer, the screen be
ing on the rear doors.
A hay loading machine invent
ed by three California men can be
mounted on a tractor for moving
it about rapidly and operated by;
the tractor’s motor .
An English city is experiment
ing with reflectors, alternately
red and white, inserted in street
curbs to help guide motorists on
dark or foggy nights
T-shaped rubber grips have
neen invented to be placed inside
the waistbands of trousers to hold
shirts down smoothly and also
help to support the trousers.
Nozzles ejecting a flaming mix
ture of oil and compressed air
propel a rocket-type aircraft in
ve-uted in France for which record
breaking speeds are predicted.
An Oklahoma musician has' in
vented an attachment for a piano
that when the instrument is play
cello and viola at the same time.
Seaplanes have been adopted
for the British Royal Air Force
having angular instead of straight
or curved wings, slanting down
ward from each motor to the cab
Its inventor asserts that his de
vice for spraying the outside of
an automobile windshield with
water from a tank on top of the
car cools the air inside the vehicle.
German astronomers will equip
a steamship with the world’s
largest floating observatory to ;
study stars from heretofore inac
cessible regions of the Pacific oc
Two thousand rooms in a New
York hotel are served with radio
broadcasts by asingle all wave
receiving station, six programs
being available at all times in
Radio control has been develop
ed by the British Royal Air Force
with which a pilotless airplane
can be made to take off, fly any
desired course and alight on land
For propelling small boats a
! Pennsylvania man has invented a
two bladed motor operated wind
mill, the blades of which can be
adjusted to take advantage of
; changes in. the wind.
A Glasgow University scientist
has found that infra-red rays
bring out the fine details of the
inner structures of prehistoric
leaves found in coal so they can
An inventor has given a golf
Dali a surface covered with wavy
grooves instead of squares assert
ing that they streamline the ball
so that it is less likely to be hook
ed or sliced.
To show membership in organi
zations or Advertising metal j
plates bearing emblems or inscrip-1
tions ntted with reflector jewels
have been invented for the rear
of automobiles to be illuminated
at night by following cars' head
Periscopes have been installed
in the ears of an English electric
railway to enable members of the
train crews to see the entire train
watch the track ahead and ob
In the longest distance tele
phone call ever made the human
voice traveled around the world
from New York to a room adjac
ent to the one from which it was
sent in a quarter of a second
Efficiency of the machinery of
tow boats on German rivers has
been increased from 30 to 50 per
cent by closing their propellers
in rings that give the propeller
blades better hold on the water.
The inventor ©f a life boat driv
en through the water by hand
operated levers connected to a
propeller asserts that it can be
launched more readily and moved
closer to where needed than a
boat using oars.
A French scientist has found
that he can stimulate the growth
of fruit tree seedlings by sending
electric currents upward through
their systems and branches and re
tarding growth by reversing the
An automaic pistol has been in- j
vented that can be concealed in
the palm of a hand, firing its bul
lets from a barrel extending be
tween two fingers, which are en
circled by metal loops like those
of brass knuekles.
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Portugal has restricted the use
of the names “sparkling wine”
and “natural sparkling wine” to 1
wines the carbonization of which i
is due to the fermentation of na
tural grape sugar or small pro
portions of sugar added.
Essentially a "weighted pendu
lum that swiiigs back aiid firth
as the speed increases or decreas
es, an- automatic device to record
the ground speed and distance
traveled by an airplane has been
invented by a Texas man.
There were 1.282,8531 gross
tons of merchant shipping under
construction in the world at the
end of June, compared with. 1.
269,534 tons March 31, Great
Britain and Ireland leading with
43.7 percent of the total.
After five vears of research Se- |
attle scientists have produced a
lamp in which high voltage elee
trie current is sent through ear
bon dioxide gas that produces i
light within tw'o percent of per
fect imitation of daylight.
Forty-nine Ixjy scouts from i
troop 79, 7 from troop 23. and 5
from troop 83 spent ten days at
Camp Gifford. Lawson rated first
ins the swimming'meet, with Rag
lin second, and Wilson, third. Forj
track in the lightweight class.!
Robert Dacus rated first, in the I
Heavyweight division, George
| Sled won first.
Albert Johnson was 'awarded j
the Black Diamond, the highest
award attainable by a scout for
Many parents and friends vis
ited the camp on Sunday, among
them were Dr and Mrs. Herbert
Wiggins. Mr. and Mrs. Hayden,!
and Mr. and Mrs. Lawson and
Notice, Subscribers: If you don’t
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To Stage Western
Chicago, Aug. 31—(By ANT)—
Arrangements have been complet
ed for the first annual western
amateur golf tournament to be
held September 1 and 2 at Sunset i
Hills. The event is expected to
attract players from several mid
ed are: dames Pavthrees. Walter
Among the entries already list
Spann, Isaac Ellis, Thomas Ed
dings, Harold Hunter, Emmett
Tucker ,John Gray, Matthew Biv-j
vins, Dr. A. D. Beasley, Bennie
Hughes and Ed Jenkins.
Mrs. Alice Abrams
Mrs. Alice Abrams of Oklaho- ,
ma City has returned home after
a gay whirl of parties and picnics.
She was entertained by her sister
in law at a cocktail party on Aug
ust 10, there were 40 guests pres- j
ent. Mr. and Mrs. Terry Cole and
Mrs. Ida Davis gave a picnic in
their honor on August 11 at Elm
wood park. Mrs. Edna Hunter
entertained for a party of 8 at
the Mason and Knox cafe in her
honor. Mrs C. Nails at 2225 No.
25th entertained at a dinner par
ty of six for Mrs. Abram. Mrs.
Terry Cole took Mrs. Abrams on
a sight seeing trip through the
city and ended with a theater
party at the Orpheum. Enroute
Legal Notices |
In the matter of the Estate of
Lucy Jones, Deceased.
Notice is hereby given:—That the
creditors of said deceased will meet
the administrator of said estate, be
fore me, County Judge of Douglas
County, Nebraska, at the County
Court Room, in said County, on the
3rd day of October, 1935, and on the
3rd day of December, 1935, at 9 o’clock
A. M., each day, for the purpose of -s
presenting their, claims f-or examina
tion, adjustment and allowance. Three
months are allowed for the creditors j
to present. their claims, from the 3rd
.day .of September, 1-935. - ..
Began 8-10-35 : Bryce Crawford,
Ends 8-29-35 County Judge
Attorney Ray L. Williams. Room 200,
Tuchman Bldg.. 24th and Lake Street.
NOTICE BY PUBLICATION ON
PETITION FOR SETTLEMENT
In the County Court of Douglas
In the Matter of the Estate of
Hattie Austin Ford, Deceased:
AH persons nterested in said mat
ter are hereby notified that on the
27th day of July, 1935, Maude Thomas |
filed a petition in said County Court,
praying that her final administration
account filed herein be settled and
allowed, and that she be discharged
from her trust as administratrix
and that a hearing will be had on
said petition before said Court on
the 24th day of August, 1935, and
that if you fail to appear before said ,
Court on the said 24th day of August
1935 at 9 o’eloek A. M., and contest
said petition, the Court may grant
the prayer of said petition, enter a
decree of heirship, and make such
other and farther orders, allowances
and decrees, as to ths Court may
seem proper, to tae end that all mat
ters pertaining to said estate may
be finally settled and determined.
Begins 8-3-35 Bryce Crawford,
Expires 8-17-35 County Judge.
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