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special occasions - THING'S they ash mi. I 1! 1 1 V THE TRIBUNE...
THING'S they ash mi. I 1! 1 1 V THE TRIBUNE BUREAU OF "When was the California poppy made the State flower of Califor nia ?" l"ii(lcr tlio ac( of (lie California Legislature in 11)08 tlie California poppy was made the State flower of California. "Where is the largest outdoor organ in the world ?" In Iloosevelt Memorial Turk, Iios' Angeles. "What does the word 'Tribune' mean?" The word Tribune is from the Latin "trlliunls" originally a tribal officer, from "trlbuH," meaning tribe. In ancient Koiir" the mime "tribune" was applied to (wo distinct functionaries, (be military tribunes and tli tribunes of the plcba. "Does a Canadian citizen -who has 'been in the United, States for some time have to pay another head tax if he goes back to Canada on a visit and returns to the United States?" ..... Yes. Until lie becomes a citizen of the United States lig is classed .INFORMATION ns an immigrant.''' and therefore must pay the head tax whenever he crosses the border into the United States. This liend 'tax is refunded to thoe who come to the Untied Sdiles on a visit and wlinso stay is onlj temporary. "Kindly publish in the column the exact date, if possible, that the two new United States stam'ps, '.The Battle of . Bennington' and 'The Battle of Saratoga' will be put on sale." The Informal Ion Bureau communicated .ith the local postol'fice, and was told that this information could only be obtained from the Postmaster-General of . tlie United States at Washington, I). C. "On what nights is the necklace of lights around Lake Merritt lit up''' It is only lighted on special occasions svn-Ii as tlie Fourth of July, Admission day, and when, as at the present time,, some convention is being held in Oakland. Tills week it was lighted in honor of tlie Jfa- Miss F.w." If the gingerbread is served hot, tlie best sauce to use with it is undoubtedly a hard sauce. . I tlonal Convention of Business and Professional Women. "How does a company water stock?" When a company increases its capital stock without making a corresponding "increase; iiiita as? sets, the stock ts said to be watered by the amount of its Increase. "To settle. an argument, nlease publish why men's coat Icollars always have a nlok in them?" This fashion nates back to tne Seventeenth Century. Tlie tops of men's K-oats were cut so that they could be fastened up around the neck, and the Vi-shaped nlcK in modern coats is a survival of this custom. 'Does the State of Iowa have a law regulating the number of hours women shall work .' Nn. Alabama. Florida, Iowa and West Virginia do not have such laws. , The TRIBUNE Information Bu reau will answer all questions of a general nature except school or legal problems, debates, trade and firm names and questions as to time of day. If answers are desired by mall stamps must be enclosed. Quick replies may be obtained by, tele phoning to the bureau. If you have any problems of a general nature to solve, ask The TRIBUNE In formation Bureau, Lakeside 6000

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 21 Jul 1927, Thu,
  3. Page 22

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