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r'A'' similarly encrusted. A .gin
bottle, empty, was. discovered at
,the west end of tre island.
l' One of the exploring parties
sent out from the ship of the
smaller group of islands to the
northward brought back several
empty bottles, about 40 large ori
ental earthenware jars, Japanese
ghoes, a toothbrush, art-old bed, a
small tin pump, a lamp chimney,
a wooden rake, a spade and, most
significant of all, a number of
large empty cases covered with
paper on wjiich was written, in
Japanese, "This case contains am
munition." They ran against the
letter "M" cut into the trees sev
State -department officials be
lieve that the Japanese had exam
ined the islands with a view to
annexing them as a base, but
were "shooed" away when in
formed that England and the
tJnited States objected to the yel
low peril so close at hand.
So, when Uncle Sam has thor
oughly cleared the island of gin
pottles, second hand tooth brush
es and such like, Palmyra will be
come a mid-Pacific hotel for the
Pacific"fleeL This new American
soil is 1,000 miles southwest of
. Strange as it may seem the
government found out that the
5lhiois Central itseli was re
sponsible for the weck that
killed Harahan. Usually the em
ployes get the blame.
-oJf the lawyers want to pick the
judges, why not let the crooks se-
icll kucjuukciuiw; c - j'
An Explanation In Slang.
"Is guy' a slang word?" you
"Why sure, what did you
It means the same as geke or
Or 'mutt' or 'dub' or 'gink'.
" 'Gazook too, is a relative,
And 'dingbat' and 'caduie',
For instance, for expression
A 'boob' just bellows Tlewy'!
"To make my meaning clearer,
If a man was young at 50,
You'd say, 'Gee Whiz! that
'gux's' the 'stuff!
He really is quite 'nifty'.
"You cannot 'get rae1 - now,"
"Oh 'PhTleM You're a 'greezer'
And you ough to have a diction
ary. Tieti beneath your 'breezer.
"Once- more 'I'll try to 'put you
wise' : -
In 'slang 'udge stands for
And this whole 'durned' thing is
Except where it is 'bunk'."
No, those diamonds Big Smoke '
Johnson got in trouble abput
were not black diamonds. Just
regular white ones. He didn't
wear 'em himself. Got 'em for
his white wife.
And top of it all a flock of pres
idential candidates are about to
Russia is buying 2,000 motor
trucks;oMise i&he army,