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Smoke As A Lightning Conductor

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Parent Issue
Day
15
Month
January
Year
1897
Copyright
Public Domain
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Frenoh peasants have a belief that if a flre witb mnoh sinoke is made iu the stove oü the approach of a storm, safety from lightuing will ba insnred. Sohuster Rhows that the custom is baseii ou roason, as tbe smoke serves as a very good conductor for oarrying away the electricity slowly and safely. In one thousand cases of dnmage by lightning, 6.3 ohurohes aud 8.5 milis have been struok, but the number of factory ohimneys was only 0.3.

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Subjects
Ann Arbor Argus
Old News