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.. DO YOU BELIEVE IT?
rhree' Lakes, Wis., Sept 28.
John, Barry, who says he is a Chi
cago banker, has pulled the fish
iest story of the season.
John says he was fishing for
bait with a small hook. A min
now grabbed the hook, A one
pound black bass gobbled the
minnow. A large inusky swal
lowed hook, minnow and bass,
and John landed all three qi them
with the-one hook.
That's what John says. And
John was highly indignant when
the people of hereabouts scoffed
at the story and said unkind
things about John's truthfulness.
He gpt so indignant that he
'dug up a witness, one John Smith,
and went before a justice of the
peace and swore to the truth of
the story, Smith also swearing to
TOMATO CHOW CHOW
The ingredients for this relish
include six large tomatoes, one
Spanish onion, two tablespoons
of brown sugar, one-half pint of
vinegar. Peel and chop the onion
coarsely. Blanch the tomatoes
and remove the skins. Slice them
finely. Place the onion and toma
toes in a stewpan. Add the sugar,
salt and vinegar and cook in a
slow oven until the onion is quite
tender. When cold turn into
small jars or wide-necked bottles.
Cover closely and store in a cool,
In. the Falkland Islands, off
Cape Horn, there are five men to
every two women.
THE PRISON SHIP
By Berton Braley.
I visited the convict ship
Where men,were once confined
In darkness 'neath the water line,
In cells by fiends designed;
Where prisoners lay till madness
Or death than guards more
I visited the prison ship, '
I saw each ball and chain,
I saw the cruel raw-hide "Cat"
Which drew such blood and
And almost underneath my feet'
I seemed to see the stajn. '
The- old hulk reeked of ancient
Of brutal deeds and black,
Of cruel men who laid the lash
Across their brother's back,
Of horror piled on horror's head,
Of tortures like the rack.
And this was how the ''good old
days . '
" Reformed men who did ill ,
By placing them in warden's
To madden and to kill,
To fill their very souls with hate.
The vessel teems with still.
We may not treat our erring qnes
As wisely as we should,
But no such horror place as this
Wrtbin our ken has- stood;
This "hell ship" comes from
olden days, .
The days some men ' call