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GIRL HAD QUICK WIT.
right Answer Set Russian Diplomat
At a reception given to the Rus
tiian Symphony Association in the
Brevoort House re
cently, the Russian
M. de Lodygensky,
had a merry bit of
reparteo from an
American girl that
gave him some
thing to think
"I wanted to say
to her," he said to
a friend; "she was
so pretty. Sho
looked as if sho
might bo athletic,
played golf, and all
" 'Ah, miss, I inquired, 'do you lovo
" 'Oh, I do'i't know,' she replied coy
ly; 'If they're not too old. Are you
one?' "New York Times.
UNKNOWN TRIBE OF AFRICANS.
Explorer Finds People of Whom Noth
ing Has Been Told.
Between 1895 and 1900 that courage-,
ousoxplorer, Major Gibbons, employed
in determining the territory between
the Zambesi and Kafuklve rivers, in
King Lewanika's dominions, western
Bnrotscland, had the good fortune to
discover the springs of the Zambesi,
and In tho course of his journeylngs
covered 13,000 miles, a greater extent
ot travel than any other Afiican ex
plorer, Including, perhaps, David Liv
ingstone. In a distant part of Barotseland he
encountered a tribe of buslimen total
ly differing from any others known;
timid to a degree, of slight build, yet
not unduly short. In appearance they
showed thick, receding lips, and, curi
ously enough, a light skin, a little
darker than a sunburnt whlto man.
Armed with bows and arrows, with no
habitations of any kind, feeding chief
ly upon snakes, they sleep on tho
ground whorever they happen to be at
the close of a day's hunting and for
age. They are nude except for a cat
skin hanging from tho waist. Tho
major describes them as friendly, but
only after great persuasion did he get
them to faco the camera.
Tallest of 8choolboys.
A man's man Is penorally a worn
in'8 man; but a woman's man is
never a man's man.
PIho's Cure Ih the best mccllclno wo over used
for nil affections of the throat and lungs. Wm.
0. Esosmt, Vunbuicn, Intl., Feb. 10, 1WX).
Every dog has his day and somo
dogs every day.
Joseph Schuppcrs, a German school
boy sixteen yoars old, Is 7 feet 4
inches high and still growing. As will
bo soon from tho photograph, ho lg
nearly as tall whon sitting down or
a low chair as the ordinary man Is
They Are All Pleased.
"By experience I havo found your
Hunt's Lightning Oil to be a great
pain nnd sprain reliever. I am very
much pleased with It."
O. C. Cook,
25c and 50c bottles.
A dollar saved is a dollar earned
for the benefit of s6mo fellow that
comes along with a "scheme."
Tells of Nineveh's Destruction.
A basalet stolefound by Fr. Scheil
in the nrchcolcMcal museum at Con
stantinople hasrin it an Assyrian in
scription of King Nobonod, of tho
sixth century before Christ, telling of
tho destruction of Ninovoh, an event
hitherto found on no monument.
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A NEW ENTERPRISE.
Tho Grand Trunk Railway System
have opened a new City Ticket Office
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and ate now operating through car
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GEO. W. VAUX, A. G. P. & T. A.,
135 Adams St., Chicago, III.
In order to realize full value of
Rome things they should bo fully invoiced.
Do Your Feet Ache and Burn?
Shake into your shoes, Allen's Foot
Kasc, a powder for the feet. It makes
tight or New Shoes feel Easy. Cures
Swollen, riot, Sweating- Feet, Corns and
Bunions. At all Druggists and Shoo
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dress Allen S. Olmsted, LeRoy, N. Y.
Now cometh tho beauteous summer
days, when the fond mother takes
Fido driving in the park whllo tho
nursory maid trundles the baby car
riage thereto. Pittsburg Dispatch.
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