Science: Glacial Calling Cards

Last fortnight and again last week earthquakes shook the northeastern U. S., from Canada to Philadelphia. The epicentres of both temblors were traced to the region of Lake Ossipee, N. H., which is about 100 miles north of Boston. As quakes go, they did not amount to much, but near the epicentres they were the most violent ever recorded with modern instruments in solid old New England. Chimneys tumbled, dishes and canned goods fell from shelves, walls cracked, furniture slid. In Milton, Mass, a woman telephoned to police to find out whether the Navy ammunition depot at Hingham had blown up....

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