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and the Bletherwitch


he led the way to a large square, with a nice garden in the centre, where all the houses had bills outside to inform the passers by that these

Desirable Revolving Residences

were to be


“All my property. I had the houses built myself from my own plans. Come inside the first.”

So they followed the Jackarandajam and entered the first house.

“The great advantage of these houses,” he declared, “is that you can turn them round to meet the sun at will. They are constructed on a new principle, being fixed on a pivot. You see I turn this handle by the hall door, and Hey Presto! we are looking into the back garden, while the kitchen is round at the front!”

And such was the fact! The house would move any way one wished simply by turning the electric handle.