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From: linda murtaugh <>
Subject: Re: [TRIVVIES] Newspaper snippets
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2005 21:55:45 -0700
Iron soles??!! Guess that won't be making it through airport security
On Aug 10, 2005, at 2:47 AM, Geo. wrote:
>> From the Carlisle Patriot Sept 20, 1844 misc. short news items.
>> posted with permission of the transcriber, Laura J.
> Boots and shoes are advertised in Cincinnati, with iron soles, which
> can be
> put on and taken off at pleasure. They are very light, and at the
> same time
> beautiful and durable.
> An American paper says---"If the Scotch bagpipes be played,
> for a few days in the place infested with rats, they will immediately
> the premises and never return."
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