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ON THE, BOTTLE
" An Irish doctor, while enjoy
ing aholiday in'the ; country, took
the opportunity along with a
Friend to go fishing. During oper
ations the doctor's sinker came
off and was lost.
He was in a dilemma no sink
er, no morefishing tfiarday. Hap
py thought; fie had a bottle in his
pocket. The-oottle ;was filled
with water, carefully jedrked arid
sent down on its mission.
After a few minutes' interval
the doctor had j Jite and pulled
at his line at racmg-s&eed, finding
a fine pair "of fistf, ohe on each
hook, , T"1"Z
"Ho, doctor, twinsthis "'.tjme-!'?'
exclkirried Hisc;pjnpanion, x '
"Yes," quotha thedoctor,A 'and
brqugh up,ortNthe" bottle", too."
LITTLE OLD NEW YORK
New York, March 14. It if
not likely that the name of Eli
Weaver will ever be written large '
upon the roll of fame. But in the
unwritten list of those who have
served their fellow' men, he must
rank among the leaders.
"Weaver is a teacher in the
Boys' high school in Brooklyn.
Years ago, before there was any
general movement for vocational
guidance, he interested himself in
this" work, giving generously of
his time and money. He has
found positions for at least 500
or 600 boys, most pf Whom have
prospered in their employment
and-have thus grown in good
-, Investigation-Is Made.
The work which Weaver car
DOT l5kS NAD 3MMROOKS J
V dot iss sATere CRessl
on smgie-nanaea is now
coming to be-recognized as
one of Jtht highest import
ance", in connection with the
jhiblic school system.
In this 1 city the High
School Teachers' associa
tion has recently taken up
the pfoblehi of vocational
guidance by the appoint
ment of a committee which
consists of a representative
from every high school in
the greater city: This com
mittee is making a thor
ough investigation of con
ditions in the schools, as
touching this problem, and
will, in its report, outline
some plan of work to be
submitted to the school
A number of civic socities