Business & Finance: Sufficiently Saline

"There is a gentleman," observed the Wall Street Journal, cautiously, last week, "who heads a large salt company who also has salty tastes. On his estate in the outskirts of a Pennsylvania city he has built a large swimming pool, containing salt water. Every two weeks the water is renewed and two tons of salt are used to make the solution sufficiently saline. In the salt manufacturer's house there is a salt water system, so that the benefits of synthetic ocean bathing may be enjoyed without leaving the privacy of one's bathroom."

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