almost howled Marquard as he duck
ed from the. room to a waiting auto
mobile wJiere his wife, the former
Blossom Seeley, was waiting for him,
having preceded him; while he was
trying to dodge the reporter's verbal
probe into his financial affairs.
Nobody knows just what Marquardi
is getting, except the.-financial head
of the Giants,Marquard)his wife, and
the Giants agent, who negotiated the
Rube is on his way tq join the
Giants at Houston, Texas, and
"Muggsy"' McGraw is grinning and
hoping tKat the.tall boy will 'manage
to win 1'9 straight games again this
season. It is rumored that Rube will
get around $X0,Q00 a year.
HE RAN NO RISK
The tramp sat, serene and dirty,
eating the breakfast for which he had
whined-, and the servant stood look
ing at him curiously.
Presently the knight of the road'
observed the attention she was pay
' ing him.
"Wotter yer lookin' at me for?" he
asked in idle curiosity. "Think I'm
a long-lost cbusing?" " '
"No," replied the maid cooly, "but
I must say. you remind me of a man
I used to know."
"Sweetheart?" asked the tramp
"None of your business!" was the
maid's retort.., "But something-happened
to him which'll never happen
"What's that? Died a millionaire,
The maid's reply was crushing: .
"No; he was accidentally drowned
THINGS YOU'LL WANT TO KNOW
Paint can pe removed by rubbing
with spirits of turpentine.
Unvarnishedxf urniture can be pol- .
ished with beeswax and turpentine.
Scratches on furniture, can be
taken from varnish by rubbing with
Remove white, spots from furniture
by rubbing with camphene. .
Wash linoleum- with warm, soap
and water, then apply equal parts of
Unseed oil and vinegar mixed.
A thin coat of varnish applied to
straw matting will .make itmore dur
able and improve its appearance.
Hair cloth on furniture can be
wiped with a clean, wet cloth. ;
Willow furniture, should be cleaned
with soap and. water. Scrub, it. well
with a clean brush. Use fuller's
earth to rubout-greasespots.
One of the best furniture polishes
is one-third turpentine, 'one-third
Unseed oil and one-ttiird vinegar.
Lemon juice or javelle water will
clean marble .
Bathtubs and wash bowls can be
cleaned with kerosene oil.
If china pr porcelain is discolored,
muriatic acid will tlean it., Then
rinse off with water.
To clean round glass lamp shades
use soda, soap and water and rinse
in tepid water.
Mica in stoves -.may be made as
good as new by cleaning it in vinegar
Strange that the more" you think
about some people tije less you think
of ' them.
xml | txt