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1913 FISH STORIES
Bahgor, Me'., Mar. 11. Silas Ford
jorn .says a fish he's training In sing
ing lessons "ought 'to be abeto.ftake
up concert work' in the near future.
This fish is a; peculiar 'specimen,
caught in a ne last 'summer'by '.Silas'
little son. " The bby put the' fish in
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Lie ASLEEP, , v
a glass bowl.'ahd hung it in- the parr
lor. One day Silas noticed that when
ever his oldest daughter startfed play
ing the organ .the .fish would", swim
to the surface'rif 'tne water and act
like it enjoyed the music. ,
Just a few,-weeks ago Silas saw the
fish's mouth opening and closing, as if
it was singing,, and going near to
the bowl was, dumbfounded to" hear
soft, purringiinusic roll from, -the
stronger tone and can follow; almost
any of the simpler tunes played on
,New Brunswick, N. S., Feb. 11.
A "constant reader" of one of the
Nova Scotia papers writes' about a
remarkable fish his family has. It is
vsw&t vat rm
Hope twe ice
known as the "frost fish" because it
may be frozen like a lump of ice.
Whenever the famityv ."wants ice'
cream "the fish is caught, .frozen and
placed in the. cream. In thawing out
jt freezes the cream .and its move
ments at the same timebeat the mix
ture, makmg.it smooth. .
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GO -AHEAD, GIRLS! PRIMP ALL
r i -;ypu WANT.
A statistics fiend t in France the
other day announced' that after years
of investigation; ie could :tell the
average amount of time woman
spends before .hermirror between the
ages of 6 and 70. The average per
day he announced, was about as fol
lows: . ' '
6 to 10years.. . . ,..,.. . . 7 minutes
10'to 15' years v.. . . . . . . .15 mjnutes
15 to, 20 years 22 minutes
25 ito' 30-years. ., . . . .30 minutes
30 to 35 years. .-. ....... 124' minutes
35 to 40 years. ... .-......'."1,8 minutes
40 to -50 years.!. .15 to. 16 minutes
Then he. proundly announced that
the figures for a'lifetime showed that
woman spent' the total of 242days
before her mirror.-
Towhich.,the. American-answer is
sShoWvUs a woman who. does not
seek the counsel and advice of her
.niifror. and we will .show you a wo
man who' has lost interest in life.
How can, woman', .-lovely woman,
be that acme of, creation blithely call
ed 'a peach" without the aid of the
glass? Doesn't the fool Frenchman
know that no woman wants to go
out if her jabot is lop-sided, or hat
on otherwise than "straight?" Does
n't he know that her nose mustn't
be red and that her eyelashes must
look just so?
But what's the use? It's a box
of rouge ,to a tiny slice of, 'court
plaster' that the French figure-monger
is . a crusty woman-hating bach
elor and so beyond the ,pale of consideration.
"Tell me frankly, sir, what you
think of my daughter's voice." 'TVell,
madam, I think she may have a bril-
liaiiii future in SEaterlor-jauitinsi",