Foreign News: Long Island

Lord Leverhulme (wealthy manufacturer of Sunlight Soap) offered the Isle of Lewis to its inhabitants as a gift. He bought it in 1918 in the hope of " industrializing " the inhabitants, paid $700,000 for it. The inhabitants refused to coöperate with Lord Leverhulme, and, after spending several million dollars on improvements, he decided to give the place away.

The Isle of Lewis is the main island of the group called the Outer Hebrides or Long Island. Its area is about one-third that of Long Island, N. Y. It is situated off the west...

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