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any signs of fear and Ker bravery
was much admired by all of the
Mexicans who guarded them.
"At the time we were advised
from Washington to leave the
country," says Dr. 'Bovard,
"scenes of terror were becoming
a daily occurrence. The country
about Torreon'was filled with
rebels and bandits and there
seemed to be little to choose be
tween the two, as both factions,
were guilty of all sorts of out
rages. "That hundreds of Americans
persist in remaining in Mexico
despite the warnings sent from
Washington, aftd are ifr grave
danger from these, lawless bands,
is true." -
.'I dearly love to Weed my lawn
-without having; it superintended
by sonie passing meddler. Keep
nium and moving.
The man who boosts his favor
ite patent medicine to me has
gqod intentions, but he makes a
I don't know why some people
act tougli around me, unless it's
to 'tempt me to bea"t them until
You miry have troubles and I
may have sympathy for them,
but you'll have it without you
I congratulate myself that I
doa'tlpse a pencil by people who
absent-mindedly pocket it when
loaned byme. That's "because I'm
never too bashful to ask for it
A soft answer means Standing
Room Only for wrath.
HE WAS WISE
After addressing Na woman's
cooking clflb, a famous lecturer
was besieged, by the members,
who questioned him about his
own household and about his
kitchen in particular.
"Are you satisfied with your
cook?" someone asked him. L
"Yes, indeed," was the reply.
"Is she economical?"
"Can she bake pies and bread?"
The best in the land." ,
"Is she neat about her work?"
"As tidy as a pin and as attrac
tive 'in appearance as one would
care to see."
"How about her disposition?"
"I think it is about perfect."
"Huh !" exclaimed one o? the
matrons, who had been having
trouble with her cook. "It's a
wonder you don't marry the girl."
With a satisfied smile the lec
"That's exactly what I did. My
wife does her own cooking."
Every time Chicago gets a
chance it slAbbers over the mem
ory of Marshal Ffeld, because he
was a multi-millionaire. But no
body seems to have the sand to
call attention to the fact that he
made millions by paying starva
tion wages to his girl clerks,