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06 Dec 2021

Decorated Russians, and a mother who slapped a tiger

March 18, 1939.

March 18, 1939.

British patent applied for, in relation to a cigarette or cigar case combined with means for writing and recording notes, the object being to extend the useful service of a cigarette or cigar case in such a manner as to eliminate the use of the known kind of fixed or fixed writing tag or ordinary note book, so that a cigarette or cigar case retains written recorded information in a novel manner for future references, such as appointments to make, messages to send or items to be purchased in shops, and by preventing inconvenient forgetfulness and delays.

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The USSR have created two new medals, one for bravery and one for distinction in battle. The Soviet Government have a mania for decoration, and it has been said that a successful Russian citizen can collect far more orders and decorations than it is possible for any citizen of any other state to do.

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By slapping a man-eating tiger, a native woman of Salisbury, Rhodesia, saved the life of her child when it was attacked by the animal.

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A stained glass window from the ruins of the Scottish castle of Innensthis has been sent over to Hollywood for Mr Ross, who set his heart upon it during a recent visit to this country.

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Councillor E.C. Stuart-Baker, the Mayor of Croydon, can speak seventeen languages fluently.

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The result of the New Zealand licensing poll shows a two-thirds majority against prohibition.

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