In Eshington, Northumberland, a new non-stop dancing record was established by Victor Hindmarch, who kept at it for 25 hours. His partner, Miss Delia Dunn retired af-ter 22 hours and 21 minutes, but the untiring Hindmarch continued with a woman spectator.
In Chicago a pair of twins were christened Adam and Eve.
In Berlin, where butter costs 6,500 marks a pound and is no longer served in the restaurants, pocket butter-boxes are in vogue.
The Department of Agriculture horse-census shows that there are 20,550,000 horses in the United States. There were 23,145,000 in 1914.