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Inventions

by Harry Jones

(April 8, 1999) -- I have a book that lists inventions and when they came about. Alarm clocks didn't exist until the 1910s. It's a shame that they were ever invented at all. I typically wake up before the sun does, and I don't use an alarm clock, but Lucinda sets it and if I'm in the house I hear it and I hear her wake up in an unhappy, unnatural way. I don't think alarm clocks were in the big plan. The sun was supposed to be the alarm clock and if you were up before it, you had a head start.

Packaged processed cheese was invented in the 1910s, too. No comment on that.

The S&P rose 1.29%.

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04/08/99 Close
Stock Change Close SPY +1 11/16 134.84

Day Month Year History HARRY +1.27% 5.04% 5.66% 5.66% S&P: +1.29% 4.48% 9.34% 9.34% NASDAQ: +1.14% 4.53% 17.36% 17.36% Rec'd # Security In At Now Change 1/4/99 16 S&P Depos 127.63 134.84 5.66% Rec'd # Security In At Value Change 1/4/99 16 S&P Depos 2042.00 2157.50 $115.50 CASH $0.00 TOTAL $2157.50 Yesterday Today Change S&P Depos 133.16 134.84 SPY +1 11/16

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