RUSSIA: Wood-Burners

News that motor trucks can now be made to run on kindling wood instead of gasoline reached Joseph Stalin some time ago, fired the Dictator's keen brain. The system was pioneered in Italy and last year Benito Mussolini ordered all busses in the Kingdom converted to burn wood.

The kindling is transformed into gas in an ungainly looking "generator" as the bus lumbers along. This gas drives a conventional gasoline engine on which the liquid carburetor has been replaced by a gas carburetor. Last week Dictator Stalin approved orders to build in...

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