reeking delicately of eau de
Nahata, the velvet-footed , had
laid out clean linen while his mas
ter .slept, and these the novelist
donned with the servant's help.
When Mrs. London joined him
they descended together to break
fast London called for a grape
fruit. Then a poached egg-Vone
poached egg, d'ye mind and a
bit of toast without butter. The
white of the egg, he stipulated,
must be of the consistency of
jelly. The toast must be crisp
and brittle. He would have his,
coffee black. s
After breakfast he returned to
the suite which, by the way, is
done in lavender and started a
new chapter of a novel, in which
primitive men like their meat raw
and bloody, and make Ravage,
gutteral noises in their throats
when they eat.
Mr. London's thousands of ad
mirers will be shocked to learn
that his table manners are perfect
PICKS ON PITTSBURGH
Patrick McAuliffe, 575 West
Forty-second place, was arraign
ed before Municipal Judge Roo
ney op. a charge of disorderly con
The charge against McAuliffe
was -preferred by his daughter,
Julia, 19 years old. She said her
father was a regular riot, and that
last Sunday he beat and abused
h'er just out of sheer lightness of
"Where do you come from?"
jBooney demanded of McAuliffe.
"Pittsburg," said McAuliffe.
"Then I sentence you to return
to Pittsburgh for 30 days," said
Rooney. "That ought to be pun
ishment enough for you. You get
right out of Chicago, and go to
Pittsburgh. And don't you come
back inside of a month either."
McAuliffe almost wept.
"Please, judge, don't make it
Pittsburgh. Not Pittsburgh.
Any place but Pittsburgh."
"I said Pittsburgh, and Pitts
burgh goes," said Rooney. "May
be after a month in Pittsburgh
you'll be willing to behave. It
will be a lesson to you."
"Ohfplease, judge," grbaned,
McAuliffe, "can't you make it St.
Louis, or Kansas City, or any
place but Pittsburgh."
But Rooney was not to be mov
ed. He was filled with a stern de
sire to punish McAuliffe ade
quately for his sins, and no other
punishment than exile to Pitts
burgh seemed to fit the crime.
So McAuliffe left the court,
with tears in his eyes, and sobs in
his throat, condemned to exist in
Pittsburgh for 30 days. "
To prevent noisein tne bathtub
attach a piece of rubber hose Jo
the faucet long enough to reach
to the bottom of the tub. There
will, be no noise or spattering of
"What become of Blink?"
"Oh, he opened a store."
"Not exactly; he was' caught by;
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