Foreign News: Absorbing Question

When the nose itches can the mind choose what is next to occur; or is the finger predestined to scratch or not to scratch? This absorbing question, baffling to speculators of every age,* was recently discussed again, at Ufa, between a 19-year-old student, Sergei Slovochotov, and his fiancee, Zina Jukova, 16, in the presence of half a dozen student friends. "There is no limit to freedom of the will!" raged Student Slovo-chotov, "I am prepared to do anything at any time!" "Prepared to commit murder—?" taunted the petite, personable Zina. "You couldn't kill...

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