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squad, 'tore out the front end of
the place, and the bluecoats. sin
gle all, and with the aforesaid
light of battle undimmed, closed
in. There was some class to that
fight. The "joint" was wrecked.
T1!.- II J a a 1
g iiic punte uepanmenr nooreu.
W Tohan ahniif- thp lKfli rnnnrl nnrl
contrary to. the rules, leaped up
on him as one matt.
Considerable difficulty was ex
perienced in getting the cuffs on
Johan because of the rapid rotat
ing of both arms and legs and be
cause it was some time before a
pair of cuffs large enough -to fit
were produced. In the patrol
hey sat upon his form collective-
Today Johan is meek, the,effect
of the John Barleycorn haying
subsided. Upon his face isthe
look of -a bewildered child also
a pair of black eyes. When he
was taken into the area way to
have his photo snapped all the
available policemen stood grimly
about, clubs in hand. But Johan
oes not want to fight today. He
Wants to rest up a little before his
i next battle.
How, Johan Sizes Up.
v Here are the measurements of
Jphan as compared with J)an
. Phelan, biggest of( the Spokane
, Johan. - r- , Phelan.
6 ft. 4 in. Height 6 ft. 1 in.
26 in. Biceps 7 in.
64 in. Chest 54 in.
28 in. Neck - 2Q in.
I2y2 in. Wrist 84 in.
Thie, Viking weighs nearly 300
pounds and is active as a cat.
THE BEST TIME
By Berton Braley.
This time of the year
When the sunshine's clear
And there's vigor and tang in the
Is the best old time, it seems to be
For the spell of the wild wood's
Now is the time when the hunt
. ing's good.
And the wildljfe runs through the
Now is; the time when it's good to
In the gpjden sun and the ting
v ling air,
Coming back to the cosy camp
With zest for the meal that
waits you there;
Now is the time when the crack
ling fire ,
Is a 'grateful waYmth in the
evening's chijl, -v
When you read in theflames your
And you drowse and dream
with your heart athrill.
Now is the time for outdoor men
To hit the trail for the woods
Now, when the birds are south
And the leaves like a carpet
thick are lying,
And the trees are white with the
Now is the time!
Conductor (gruffly) J)id I
get your fare?
Passenger (meekly) I gave it
to you, but I don't know whether
you got it or the conianyJ,