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Passing Comments

23rd July 1937, Page 33
23rd July 1937
Page 33
Page 33, 23rd July 1937 — Passing Comments
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GREAT disparity still occurs in the treatment of offences against the Traffic Acts. This matter is referred to in a recent report of the Bootle Corporation Highways Committee for the past year. It was stated that two concerns charged with overloading to an almost equal amount, both without previous convictions, were fined, respectively, 10s. and £5. What is this

"British justice" ? . More Proof of Unfair Differences In Penalties

Tiny "Boiler" DevelA N internal-combustion boiler ops Enormous Quan1—k0f astounding capacity has ;city of Steam . . . been produced by the Erren

Engineering Co., Ltd. Although only 4 ins, in diameter and 8 ins, deep, it produces a -continuous supply of steam sufficient for a 400 h.p. engine. If the steam be released from a 2-in, orifice the roar is so deafening as to be almost unbearable on the ear drums. The " boiler " is fed under pressure with oxygen and hydrogen from cylinders, and water, combustion being started by a sparking plug, following which it continues until the supplies are turned off.

AN interesting competition has been arranged by Partridge, Wilson and Co.,

Ltd., in connection with the Wilson-Electric vehicles. The company offers three prizes of 10 guineas, 5 ,guineas and 3 guineas for the best suggestions that can, in the opinion of the concern, be utilized in the development or impovement of its products. The closing date for entries to the competition is August 31. Prizes for Good Ideas on Developing Electric Vehicles

The Minister Almost A T the A.R.O. luncheon, Deprived of H is 1-1 last week, an4anusing inci

Alcohol Fuel . . dent occurred.i. Lieut.-Com mander J. Havers was so anxious to get the guests in early, that he closed the bar, and when Mr. Burgin arrived he was almost deprived of his pre-luncheon cocktail. This appalling situation was, however, saved by Major the Hon. Eric Long, who then began the scouting, which he followed up throughout the luncheon, in endeavouring to see that the requirements of every guest were met.


Organisations: US Federal Reserve
People: Burgin

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