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A CRAZY LOG.
That oldest son of mine has,
been busy the last five years-trying
to choose a -Life Work.
Just now it. 16oks as if he is go
ing to make it a life work to find
which occupation is- best suited
to "him. He says he can't tell
until he has tried them allc
If he dpesfi't HtfrfyVtliere won't
be anybody fo tell it rib: when he
is ready to fell.
First he was a commercial art
ist, drawing merchandise -in a
He took a Whack at diamond
cutting shoving a lawn mower
at a ball park until somebody
tipped it off to him that he get
a jo"b as steeplejack. He took that
job and sprained his back jack
ing up a heavy steeple that had a
Fo'r a' while he was a tree doc
torsetting broken limbs in front
of a wood saw, after which he
was a press agent selling a pat
ent cider press.
I made him quite the next two
jobs. He was a glass spinner
spinning glasses down a mahog
any bar; and then a handwriting
expert deciphering the signa
tures on bar checks.
He didn't last long as a lobby
ist scrubbing the tile floors in
a hotel lobby. There was some
thing about being a traction di
rector that he didn't care for
much either. He had to turn
switches for street cars all day
I found him onewindy day act
ing as a draftsman keeping a
department store door closed.
Nobotdy knows what he's go
ing to do next, but at present he?s
a brewmaster it comes rather
easy to him you. ought to see
what a lot of brew he can master.
Madison, Wis., citizens have
petitioned the council for a bath
house. When a town has no major '
league ball team its folks get!
strange notions about the use of!
The rod, the reel, the -hook and I
line. The bait ('twas made in '69).
The purling brook, the weather)
fine 'twill be a six-pound carp
for: mine. ,