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In the West Indies the large palmtree, caterpillar is■ considered ' a grtat food luxury. - i

On the Liverpool overhead electric ■railway, near the docks, one can travel the" whole seven or eight miles of its length for the same fare as between station and station. Before the war this fare was twopence.

On the Italian side of the Alps is a monument to the first airman who succeeded in scaling that mighty .European, barrier by hieans of flight. He lost his lifts fin the performance, air/hough fi. 1 had actually performed the feat beLmv his ; death. The world-famous road-builders, ;:.o Romans, refused to recognise obsta- ks when engaged in carrying out- t'.'c'J' wonderful feats of road construd ion. | Thcv alleviated "neither for .marsiiow.,. i ravines, mountains, or lakes. They virtually made no detours. d.. ■ -

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9612, 17 May 1919

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Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9612, 17 May 1919

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