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SwIgVby time 'downstairs id 3
len o'clock breakfast with a va
catlt countenance, and a back
ward tendency In his hair that
made his eyes ache. He sat down
at the table, and, picking tip his
fork, glared in uneasy wonder at
something in the pltte befpre
bird. It had evidently been fried,
and was. intended for food.
Swigsby harpooned it with his
fork and lifted it todily, gazing
at it with increasing wonder.
"What under the sun," he ex
claimed at last, "is this thing?"
"Well," replied his patient
wife, with the shadow of a sigh
"it looks like your new- soft fen
hat, and that is what I thought
it was; but you pulled it out of
your pocket when you came home
this morning and said it was a
nice rump steak: and you wanted
it fried for breakfast You
needn't give me any of it; I'm nqt
And Swigsby, who was just
wild to know what else he said
when he came home, and what
time it was, for the life of him
didn't dare to ask!
The Arch Look.
Sally Gay What a cunning
little fellow Mr. Callipers is!
Jenny Swift Cunning? Why,
he's dreadfully bowlegged.
Sally Gay Yes; bufthat gives
him such an arch look, you know.
A monologue is often the con
versation a woman carries on
jvith her husband.
3LYMBIC POINT WlNfc&
XB''. V. If
R. C. Craig.
"Craig of Michigan" is synon
omous with victory in relation to
the cinder path. The Wolverine
flyer is the best man in the coun
try in the 100 and 220 yard dashes
and a sure starter in the Olympic
games, where he is counted upon
for 10 points by tfye American
committee in the 100 and 200
Running in the colors Of the
Detroit Athletic club, Craig won
the 200 metre dash at Cambridge
Saturday in the fast time of 22