If a thread had been used, and a long fuse such as a mining fuse, there would have been no shock, and it would have allowed ... It has been the custom in Japan for tht last 500 years to hang these objects, shaped like fish (referring to diagram on ... Several of these have been made up in very simple form, being merely bags with ine end drawn in something like a pillow. ... Air. of. a. Body. Heavier. than. Air. By Major L. S. Biacehex. On the 2nd of April, 1898. I went out to Sierra Leone onanbsp;...