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STORY of the FIRST oftheFAIRIES,or WIDEAWAKE TO-DAY
SONDAT BUM-ETIN. HONOLULU, T. It , SUNDAY APRIL Ho. 1902
She was unquestionably tno last ot "Aro you serious?" ho asked, much
the mlilcs; nil the otherB hnl Jinan- surprised. "Wheio will )nn go?"
pcnred one lly ont for fnlrles pass
away Just as Held mnishnls ilo, and
now no uow ones aro created. The
old fairies, then, had pel lulled In the
course of time, one having been hilled
In a quarrel with a rhnl; another hav
ing come to a sad end through lovo of
a mortal, and various othcts having
been slain by progress; so, one by one,
the old fairies had nil vanished nnit
the few survivors divided their in op
crty among them.
The last of the fairies lived In the
heart of n Thurlngtnn forest. (The
densest foiestn nro usually to bo found
In Thurlngln.) From time to time aho
was visited b'y n dwarf, who told her
of the death K one of her sisters and
brought her Iter shnro of thu propeity
which bad belonged to tno deceased;
ns a result, tnllsmans, magic wands,
enchanted boxes, nnd all the other nec
essary accessories of her profession
were heaped In piles along the entire
length of her cav
fc$ TOLD BY PIERRE YEBER
who had no it heard of ilnemalogra
Indeed It Is," assented the genie "I
renll do not see how they produce
nn enchanting scene like that, but ns
"Straight In front of me," she an
Bvvered. "In that way I shall certainly i
reach some uoal. You understand thnt tlc. followed slnwlv nt n little dls- In vni-ntinnds! It shall lint hiinncn 1 whli h hnd non the Dcutitch nrlze.
one gets tired of having absolute pow- iaI,cc. n n short time fie travellers again, but now we must take this mon "Look." cried the tnlr. "There Is n Mn" aH ' B 1"nn'' ' wl" mnlt0 F0""'
er nnd ot not being utile to profit by It. were out of their cordial forest nnd ey to the magistrate, nnd that means ' tnllsmnn which is quite as gnnd as ni experiments myself In the same dlrec
hae heaps of tnllsmnna which I do were going toward the nearest town. n whole tin) wasted." tarpet! Cnn It be possible that this ,lon
not use, Md nothing gets damaged "BupiKise we tnke a ride on the rati- Having been badly treated In utioth lis n city of sondem" ' Tll," plU lottn lo ""' A"'"11, nlllcM
more quickly than a talisman which Is road," suggested the genie, who did ei farmhouse, the fairy nnd the g.-nlc , The travellers wont to a holil. A WI1K ',,'H''rl"'1 Bl ,,inl ,u"lr- WII,
not used. I am tired of manifesting not like walking. reenged themselves by burning It nandsome young man, wearing u fin- lo"UllK for t1 illustrated papers the
my power over Inoffensive animals,; "Just as you plene; though I don't The tonscquenco wns tin- next da the costume, conducted tnem into n smnll fnlr) ,,r,"'k "gainst H i"x- surmounted
and I hnve a strong desire to test It In know what n railroad If," answered farmer, who wns n wealth) and wick ' room Then ho touched one of the 1,y " Rort "f lonn,'r va"''' Mth 'cm-
some other wav. I am colnc to look the fnlrv. led mnn. cnim...l two Inoffensive .Mm !..' ...... ..it. i... . i... ',, ,0 "p theTdirlno of nn Imomplete
I.. , . , ..., ...... v,u,in nun BiiiiintM uj uiu luuiu i-
The' reached the neart railroad nej sweepeis, who ' weer ten miles j Knn to ascend nnd speedily Bhot up
"I unneistaiul; you aro a coquette; station. A train was announced, but nwny. to bu arrested. In tiuth. It Is , pnst the nrlous Hoots with wonderful
you have eternal jouth and ou want when the locomotive appeared at the onlj In fnlry talcs tnat the really gull- futility.
to try our influence on men." I mouth of the tunnel, putting forth ty nre punished; In real life It is usu '
I'renih horn, nnd straightway there
enme from It In n nasal voice the
words, "New song, sung by M Dm
ni'm, at the Kldoratlo," nnd thin the
"If 1 can. I have had enough of smoke and Are from Its long neck, the nlly the Innocent who me punished,!
changing nnlmnls Into nntranls,vand I fnlry became frightened, fancying that and It Is precisely for this reason that
"What," cried the fairy, addressing HonK Rcjf ..0rl.,t jH Foolish.'
the handsome young man. "Is It pos- Inexpressible terror seized the last
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,i, . " , . . . ..... ... siule thnt )otl are a col eagllo of Ollnt? nf the fairies "llcln Benin belli" she
would like now to cnango men Into t was tho traditional draeon tenant so many unexpected th ngs happen n ,, ...,, ,, . l minis, imp, M nie. imp. sue
i i .. I t. . L ,,."... .l .. " I Do you possess the marvel oils root rrlril "Tliere Is nn evil spirit In this
animals.4' which she saw rUlng from tho bowels the world. L,u .. , , , trlr"- nun. man nn spiriua ia
"One need not bo a fnlry In order to of tho earth, nnd before the gcTjto wn j The wonderful wanderers continued ! i.V P B , '"' IinB rom,"rPl1 Mmwit ,r",
change men Into animals." rcnlled tho nblo to stnn her she raised ..er unml their lonrn..v. K nn.l il.m rn. 1 " I '' thnt "' mn- I10tk at "" l)0" l
ciiangc men inio animais,' rcpneci mo nuie to stop ner sne raised ucr wnnu men- journey. Now and tlicn romc
genie, with n sigh. "A pretty woman nnd pronounced the formula which tlon showed disrespect to the fnlry,
can no that.' renders beings nnd tilings motionless.'
"Moreover, I wnnt to test my talii- The locomotive stopped at once nnd he punished him by turning hi
"Madame," be replied, "I am the you hear him?"
, lioy who attends to the elevator nnd Thereiinon the Eenle uttered the
I ffiniUpn tin. I 4 rra nit tttin mnl tntilnu I ulin 11 nn t nt-i n x.l . I..I. t .. .. u
i i-iivit id ui.ntf,rt ttiiu tiiiun wuiiwiinnr. nun ..in iij iiit.i-.jt tttiu niininiUHin ( - r. - . ...
'tk lAMAnl..A .. a . ...i .!. nui....i l.i ... i.. i... i-.- nW no root: neither !)H any Of thO wnnt uhli-li rnmnnU unlrltu (n n k limn
m. in: iin.uiuuLi i niirui i-u mi iiiii n iliii i nui u iiiini c i linn in iiiimi i: nun nun ,---.-. ....,-..,..., . .- ... ............ , .
At Inst n deputation of elfs tnlled nblo property. I havo Kortunatus' with such suddenness tbat tho cnn 'a pig. , other servants." a tangible foim, but nevertheless the
and Informed her that tho last of her purse, which Is always full; a enrpet rlages crashed Into ench other and "Do jou think that ou'i pmil.dud lu' f,llr- w,1,) "' ,0"1,' '" llil"n '"'h''' rontlniied to announce that prlf
coevals had passed away, and then .which flics through space, the marvel there was a horrible catastronhe. the 'him'" crow led the old genie then -i 1hI' th" people of 1'nrls, wns acttiall) wns fimllsb nnd so forlh. Klnally a
lous lamp, tho wand which petrlflei, real cause of which was n.'ver dlscov assuio ou he Is no more n pig now stupeni-d. She was eonduited to her waiter, nttrnited by tho sound, enter-
the ring which renders one Invlslbto ercd. The railroad officials anu signal than liu wus before." apart mint nnd, as It was now dark, ed and snld as he took the box away:
nnd tho enchanted loot which passes men were tri-d on the charge of homl-j They passed through towns and elt- s,u' prepared to light Aladdin's lamp, "l'ermlsslon must bo obtained beforo
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iiiniiiKii wiuis, ami several oiner rnro cioe anu enued tneir wretctieu hvcb in tes. ami wnerever they apiar(l the) " m in'inuii i m ruui in- ihiiiikikiiiihi .u - nm, uuivi
thlngs. I confess thnt it Is hard to prisons. I accomplished miracles, whlih surnrls lmt coniplkateil. The servant, how-. wise It would get out of order."
When they heard the truth the two ed no one. since we moderns have ,"','ri "''' lmply touching a button, at, There were still other surprises In
divine beings skipped off and refrained follnd nn explanation for everjthlng "nr" produced a brilliant light In the more for the fnlry. Seeing the cash-!
., i ...-,.- , , ' .. . ,-. .,.. .. ,. mnni Tim fnlrv ruttHml I, tin llm mivl 'l ... II I . . II. ,1.. .. ....t... I... ..!.'
imiii cuniinumg ineir journey uiong wiucn lormenj- scemeu exirnorutnary. " " "" i ht uiii.iiik m miiu wiwm-u uu phu
ttio railroad track. They travelled on The fnlry grew angry at the IndiHer- room heie the gcnlo wns beginning
the gnat roads toward the west, keep-'ence of men, for she wanted to lstun " ",1,Ke himself nt home.
ed. "Kor vou certnlnly did not thlnlt Ing somewhat toward the south. They Isb them. "My friend." she Bald, "this city Is knobs to her ears nnd, crying "Hello,
that I would let you go alone?" I asked for hospitality iurt as though! "Let us go to l'arls." snld her rom .filled with fnlrles, enchanters nnd mn- . hello," Inlked Into the nttle box. After
she knew that she was the last of the
rallies. As she had never left the
forest, she felt neither pioud nor
melnnchoty nt the news that she had
become Queen of Knlryland. After all,
she had no one to reign over but her
self, nnd If It is difficult to obey It Is
still more difficult to lommnnd.
Somjtlmes sho lslted her only
friend, an old genie, wno wns tho guar
dlan of the earth's secrets Then Ihey
talked about tho things which luteiest-
keep all these things stoned away in
"So jou've made up your mind?"
"Then when shall wo start?" ho ask
conn Iveil the Idea of Imitating her
and then-Ion- she put the polished
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ed them; for example, nbnut tho voca-' "Vou nre the dearest old genie that they were poor human biings without panlon, "for there ou will certiinl) glclnns; the lights light of thi'mselves, i some i(ei-ontl n rude voice In the tils
tlon of the supernatural personngo who j was ever bom. We will start tomor- n home, and. bearing In mind their make a sensntlon." ! the men fly In the clouds nnd the enr- Innee sent back these words to her:
nas no iiiiure. nuout the Histories ot row moinlng. Oh. how glad 1 am!" 'moral mission, they recompensed or They finally reached the g.ites of rlages go without horses. 1 ret I quite "Are )nii going to be quiet, you Idiot 'i
celebrated enchantcts nnd about tho. The night wns spent In discussion, punished, according lo the tieatincnt l'arls. nnd they Irtcmlcil thnt theh ' uneasy." I You've now been nunovlng us n full
best methods of making n philter. Tho The method of travelling wns nrrang- they received.
Journey stiniild end there.
"So jou are already sorry that you hour." She could not bear lo henr an
penlo hail wilttcn n "Complete (ienlc'iicd; the fairy decided to tiavel In the J Now. the results of this distributive j "Now they will sen some ver.v Im left jour foiest What did I tell yon? more, but rushed out Into the street,
Handbook," which wns reganletl as nn , same way as tho most ordinary mor Justice were quite different from what piobabb things." said the faliy. who A cry uttered by the lulrj Interrupt ns distracted ns though she hail Just
authoritative work. At stinrlsu thu tals. They ngieed that It would be f they had expected At the llrst fnrm wns ninth excited. Suddenlj-. ns the) ' ed htm. With her finger she wns point- heard the voice of the Kvll One him
fairy went back to sleep In her own better to travel slowly. In order that house, which they entertd they were' reuthed the outer boulevard then- ing nt the window. I self.
cnv. Sometimes the old genlo visited they might bo able to study the coun- trentt d so kindly that tht-y considered nnss.-d before their eves n p.irrlnce At the other side of the street on The genie bail some trouble to flntl
hei there and examined her collection try and the people. Moreover, having ' themselves bound to show proper, grat- which was not drawn by nuj horse a level with the setond storj. n luml- her. When no did find her. she was
of talismans, which he cilllilsed. On read nil tho stories nbout fnlrles, they Itude. and. therefore In the morning, and It wns going so swiftly that they nous Image had Just appeared. It (list standing In ecstasy before a poorly
.osclllntiil. then betniue animated and iliesscd man. who had on the sldewnlk
such oetnslons they cxihiinged tails tnew tbat these omnipotent -real ures ,w line the farmer nnd his family were tould faultily distinguish it.
iiiiiun mm uuiir iiiiiiks iiii f-ii oiner, useu mo most iiiiiimcntnry methods still nsleen, they placed on the tnble
nnd for several centuries they tnrrled , or locomotion and either through mod j In the dining room a bag filled with
on this peaceful method orT.olng bus- esty or curiosity always travelled on i gold and went ttxlr way
Incss. i foot like honest women. j The farmer, however, win n he found
At last, one clay, the queen, who had i The moment Aurora touched the this bag was sure that h bad harbor
no kingdom, went to her old friend mountain tops with her losy fingers, ed robbt rs. who nnd adopted this
nnfl snld to him: the fairy started on her Journey, nc method of getting ltd of u portion ol
"I've had enough of It. I'm going companled by heboid friend. Their their hootj. and his wife exclaimed;
to travel" I luggage, borne by Impalpable domes-' "That's what tomes of giving abetter
IVtTTr me." cried the fnlry. "a horse the persons repiesetited nn It sudden In-fore hlin str.inge little beings en-
less tnrrlage' There must be some ly manifested a singular and lilt k ring flowed with an Intermittent life, and nt
witchcraft here, for this enchanted ofe, moved hither nnd thither for sev-' his will these dwnrfh came and went
carriage has left behind It nn Inlernnl ' eral minutes, nfler which the Image nnlTl tht j were exhausted. The man
smell." ! disappeared. Quickly another Image, then took them in his band nnd with
Sho hnppened to look up then, nnd
snw In the sky a long object which
wns mnklng strange motions; It was
the buToon of M. SantOH-Diiiunnt.
in whhh there were also animated the help of n string put life Into them
persons, took Its place and In this way 'iigaln. The fairy was Irjlng, but In
the strange performance continued. vain, to tlml out by wbnt inngle these
"H'h extraordinary" said the falrj. little tlfs wem kept alive, when a
rrin I sotdit r. nrmed with a small
white stick, rushed toward the poorly
diessed magician and said: "You know
well thai It's against the law to s'll
to) a on the public streets'. Oct."
In the stores the genlo and his com
panion saw mnn) curious objects,
nmong tin m a tilf-plnylng piano, a
bird made or tin. which sang better
than a natural bird, nml .a sort of
transparent picture, in which were
clearly deputed the skeletons of llirne
persons who pnssed before It. More
over, III front of certain palatial
houses they saw strange maxims ap
pear after the fashion of the cclobrat
ed "Mene, mene, tektd, Upharsln,"
maxims stith as "Drink Quinquina Ma
chin" nnd "I Bmoke only tho Oang-i
'Trul)." snld the old genie, "tho
men of this country live In a marvel
lous manner, and It would be Impos
sible for us to surprise them."
"I am beginning to think so, too"
replied the fnlry.
The Inst surprise came to them when
they saw In n music hnll a man accom
plish a thousand wonderful things,
such as making various objects like
balls. pta)ing cards and hats disap
pear, and then other objects, such as
nqtiarla, bouquets and ribbons, appear,
and who wound up by causing a bhow
er of tolns to fall on the stage and by
Juggling himself out of tht- sight of the
"It Is Impossible for us to compete
with such persons as these," snld the
two miracle workers. "This man had
more skill than we have and knows
secrets which we do not know.
"We have nothing more to do here;
let us go home "
They spread out their miraculous
carpet on the boulevnrd In the midst
of a crowd of loungers nnd, taking their
sents on 11, were swiftly borne sky
ward, not so swiftly, however, as to
shut out from the eyes nt the disap
pointed fnlry this advertisement In lu
minous letters- "Kternal joulh re
stored by using 7. cream."
Wnen they returned to the old for
est the two travellers resolved niver
again to look for adventures abroad.
They will remain In their own do
nml ii until the end of time, but they
feel more unhappy and smaller than
they ever felt before, and the reason
Is becnuse they know that men l.avc
at last dlscov eretl the secrets of magic
and that In the modern world there Is
no plate for fairies.
It was with silent alarm thut youn;'
William llaker, tho most bashrut boy
of his t lass, noted the steady progress
of an Internal pang. It bcrnmo bo
acute finally that ho could maintain
his composure no longer and ho cried
Tho gentle school teacher en mo
down from her chair upon the dala
and, placing her hand klndiy upon the
hoy's head, asked him whqt was the
William only subbed. He dare not
designate his trouble by the iude term
under wnlch It wus known to school
bo)s. His better lustlntts told him
thnt suih language was not suited to
the ears of a lady. Hut after heirlng
much tender sjmpatlij anil hesitating
profoundly, he managed to hit upon
what seemed to him to be a polite
phrase of diagnosis. And so he raised
his tearful eyes and snld:
"I'lense ma am, I've got a pain in my
THE DAY SCHOOL DOESN'T KEEP.
By ALFRED J. WATERJI0U8E.
According to official statistics, there
were Imported Into Switzerland from
thu United States during tho last tlueu
years boots and shoes amounting to
$.28,860, tue Increase of Imports being
nbout 50 per cent each enr.
These statistics give only the hguies
of the direct Importation anil do not
convey a correct Idea of tho number
actually Imported, lor most of them
iamo from distributing points In (lor
ninny and are entered nt the Swiss
frontier as originating In that coun
I'lve yenis ago It wits not possible
to bu) nn American shoo In Switzer
land, but we are gradually getting a
firm loothold In the couuti). and now
It is no novelty to see In the shop
windows of tiie largest towns shoos
with a little. American flag displayed
thereon and thu announcement thnt
they nre American made, the Inference
being that they must necessurlly bo
I have read of mm In papers, I hive notlted him in bookt,
And my mother seems to know him, but I wonder how he looks,
Kor I rrever )et have met him. und. although ho must exist,
Tho boy who likes to go to school I tonstantly have missed.
I have viewed him olt In fancy, ns mother praised his grate.
Hut, by nn odd coincident t, I hnve not seen his fntt,
Tor the fellows In oui sehoolhotie all have voted In a htap
That the best ol all the sihoot da)H Is the da) sthotu doesn't keep.
"Now go to school." my mother s.ijs. "and work and stue.y, too,
And leain your lessons, every mi', us gootl bojs alwa.vs do"
And I guess, pcihnps, I'd do II, for I'm wlllln' ns can be.
Hut the follow e In our sihoolhtmse, they don't entourage ai.
I start right In to study that six times two Is (en.
When a papei wad tomes whizjln. nnd I fire It batk ngain,
And I know, when tencher calls me and I nenr and nt-aier creep.
Thai the best ol all the school days Is the day school doesn't keep.
When Trustee Hiram Wlgglnson took sick nnd passed nway
The tenthei said In solemn tones: "There'll he no sth6ol ttxluy";
And, nlthough we iild not say It In so many words, mnjbc,
We bojs felt boundless gratitude to that defunct trustee.
We plajetl upon tho hlllsldo nnd gambolled In the glen,
And sometimes thought with sorr.iw.that he tould not'dle again.
We know, of ionise, good little hoys would sit npart and wet p.
Hut lo us the best or school days was the dny school didn't keep.
I wish thnt I could see him tho good boy muthtrs know.
The one thnt likes to go to school nnd nlwajs looks "Just so"
Hut theitiB llttlo gained by wishing, for he Is not In our wbool
And Ileimle sns that If he waB he'd Hseiy , a f,,,,!.
I would like to pleaso my mother, fbr she's pretty good to me.
Hut I tant ho like n fellow thut I neve nevi r see
And when I say that I like Bdioal some way my blood wl leap
As I think tho best of school da)s Is the day sthool .loesnt keep
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Why Cats and Dogs Are Not Good Friends.
By HARRY SHOBBROOK COLLINS
! JOLLY ROUND MONK !
There's u Jolly round monk on the
That came from the hrlc-n bine sale;
A lifelike nnd pleasant old ihap to
When worries and troubles assail.
His stein of quaint st)l.
Ills broad beaming smile.
Will drive away cure without fall
The ruddiest t hecks hns my old trnk
And twinkling ejis of hlue:
He reminds ol a disk stood on Its end,
So broad Is Ills bod) through;
And his robe til brown
Hangs loostd) down,
The knotted cords In vli-w.
He's the happiest monk that Jim ever
And a Jolly good fellow Is he,
And I gaze at his st In till in) lips am
Kor a taste of the foam dripping
And he seems to say.
In a merry way,
Come hnve n sip with me."
NOVELTIES FOR WOMEN
IN THE SUMMER SEASON
Undulated black velvet ribbon Is oiiti Inwu, lavishly trimmed with lace nnd
of tho novel!) dress trimmings this embroidery, lire sometimes seen with
senson. A hair-luih width is perhaps out the ngiilatlnn round collar, the
the most effective as n gnrnlture for neck being finished with Vnlencltnnes
thin summer frocks. lor oilier soft lace. Waists like these
. I will of course bo most appreciated ilur-
1'lccadllly bells aie seen In renewed lug tho extremely hot weather.
variety of colors. They sell for 72
tents eaih. and for wenrlng with cot
DOllY'u NAI1AI HISTORY
Vhen I)o1I)'k pnpa asked her one
day what was worse than a giraffe with
a sore throat, nftcr several moments'
serious thought the youngster replied
warily that sTie did not "kerzactly
"Why," explained the parental, "a
centipede with chilblains!"
That the humor sank deep Into the
child's mind was amusingly evidenced
a week later. Taken to tho Natural
History Museum. Dolly stood In awed
lints of 'he extreme st)les sultuble wonder before the ostrich exhibit.
ton shirt waists they nre especially fr calling nnd nfternoon wenr are while her elder read aloud the descrip-
tleslrable. The) nre of croclu letl lln- draped un-untl with ii,cnrf of late, the tlon nppended.
en In one toior. or white und a color, i-rnrf veiy wide nnd long enough to it,0, hearing that nn ostrich pos-
nre hound with silk nnd tin not shrink tench to lln w.ilsl line in soft folds Besscd six stomachs, quick ns a flash.
In washing. Some of these hells hnve railing f torn the batk of the brim. I Dolly interrupted excitedly:
mrrow buekhs or gun inttnl; others "Now. I can tell papa what's woroc
:,. ,,i ..,;i The weekly edition of the Evenlnjj than n giraffe with a soro throat or a
la.'uiftffl'' ' -Wtbtallf- o.-
Slocks nnd ties of silk gingham arc ' twenty pages. $1 year. Itrlch with a stomach ache"'
serv IT able nnd pretty, ns well as In
expensive. The lower hnlf of the stock'
Is In line tucks, which extend high
t nough to meet a pointed turnover'
collar ol the glngbnm. then stoi k und
tie ure finished with a narrow binding
of WI1IV41 .lupnnese silk.
WOLSELEY'S REAL MISSION.
i rainy i kitty
Sir Thomas and Kitty sat out on the
In tho light of the allvery moon,
And he breathed forth a" praer
To this being most fair,
Ah he asked for her hand as a boon.
"Oh, heart of my hearts' Oh, beauty
I would glvo up my llfo to save thine!"
"That 1b nothing, ' said sho;
"The point Is with mo,
Are you willing to giro up all nine?"
Whin I was a llttlo boy I remember
sitting on my grandfather's knee and
hearing him tell the story of why cats
and clogs are generally such enemies
on with the catnip tea ' Mrs. Tubs
knew that catnip wns a good thing,
ns her grandmother used tolilve It to
her when she was quite u hahy. Ho
My grandfather said that long, long '?" '.' r"RUla.rly W"S M'"
.u.t.- in hn uiuuuu uKam, nnd uy w
in liitfnt-n tin u nu n II t In )tm l nml
" ' " -..,,, v.,. ,llm, Ml Thomas returned she wnH
dogs were very good frientlB. And quite well. Now, Mr and Mrs. Puss
most likely they would he so now had had nlwnjs looked upon their neighbor
i (Dr. Kldci) ns one ot thiiY greatest
friends, nml continued to tin so until
not the event happenid that I am go
ing to tell )ou nbout.
Once upon a time there wns a ter
tain Mr. I'usb. who. with his wife,
lived In a comfortnblo old stable. Mi
I'iibs Thnmas wns lilr first name
had to leave homo on Important bus!
nesa. Ho was absent for three weeks,
nnd whllo he wns uwny Mrs. I'iish be
tamo very Bick. Sho Bent for Dr. Ililo,
who wns as liontilar with ihe eats ns bu
I was with his hruthei dogs. Dr I'Tilo
called to seo his patient three times
Each time, after carefully putting his
JapcctacleB straight, ho full her pulse,
the Dot tor brought In his bill. Mrs
I'uss thought that ns the doctor hntl
onlj i tilled on her three times his bill
would tertnlnly not be more than six
Im lies In length, but to her surprise
nnd Indignation tho bill tho) renlved
was twent) live feet lontf! Mr. 1 hum
as was ver) nngry nnd paid some
uatightv things about tho Dm nr und
dogs In general, and declared th it he
would nevir pay tho bill. He never
did. nnd this waa tho starling point ul
tho quart el which has ever blitto been
i USE OF GRAPE FRUIT 1
I V $
One of the wholisale fruit denleu
i of New York city remarked reetutl)
'this the biggest Inert ase lu his trade'
this ytnr was owing to the public tie-,
iveloplug a fondness fin shaddocks, or
I pomlox, uh the Hast Indians call them '
Not so many yturs ago It wus liupns
Bible to sell a grape fruit nuthlde or
New York city, anil even here the ie
Inland hits bten rtstilcted
An occasional epicure Insisted upon
having one for breakfast during the
season, hut 11 was a waste of money
to keep them In small markets; it wus
necesary, when wanted, to order be
forehand from one's grocer.
1 Today not only are tons ol grape
fruit sold on Manhattan Island, but all
through thu country. In small Inland
towns, they aro pnrt of ihe regulai
stock and are disposed or in great iiiini
tiers Americans have learned to np
prt t late their refreshing qualities, and
us a rule, fliey serve uh l..e llrst hienk
To prepurti propirly the grape fruit
should be cut horizontally lu two tqual
parts the renter pith, of filler, n mov
ed, th't'i drtnrhcd with West linllr
ruin mid powdered Bininr, and thc'i set
In the h i box unlll very cold Another
i xt client way Is to remove tho fihei,
cut the pulp In rubes drench with
sherry, nnd mid u spoonful of Curiirnn
I'nmpons of net closely pleated and
edged with narrow lace are among the
novelties at thu millinery counter
Many of tnese are all black, but the
prettiest hnve a renter ot white net
limed down with n hlnck Inee edging.
In colors them nre pompons ol hrge
silk petals, centered with a straw ca
hoi hon of n corresponding shade
' llesldes the pearl bead hnlr nets for
evening, there ale attractive nts In
Jet and Imitation precious stones Ont
ol these In a line square mesh hits a
flat jet bend In ench corner ol tne
mesh. Another net Is composed of
line gilded wlies crossed In suunres
and studded all over with rhlnestoiit-s
the tntlte plete about three Inches
square. Others ot these picturesque
hair ornaments an round nnd some
oval In shnp
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Iliac k silk coats foi children have
the approval of fashion. Some of them
ure perfectly plain, with large peail or
sttel buttons, but moie ofttn there is'
collar fn white or light blue to relieve
nny undue somberiiess 1 lie popular
silks for tin so little coats nre tnlTein
and lightweight pi an tie sole, mnli be
lug somt times Introduced us a trim
;n uniisuall) pretty shirtwaist m
lavender lawn has un npplliint of wliu
iv) leuvcH on tither side of the front,
extending from the waist line to the.
shoulders Otherwise the waist Is per
fee lly P'atn
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lmlon April The Ilrltlsh War Offlco Is doing Its best to oxptaln
that the visit of fleneral Uird WolBoloy to South Africa Is entirely unoffi
cial, ji In gciicrally understood, hnwwei- it t ...--- i----s
looked at her tongiie ami said: "Go kept "P.