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"I looks where' he's' pointin', an'
-that trout "floats to the surface, belly
up, an' 'I picks 'imjout'n the water,
an' he's got a 45-bullet hole clean
through his head.
"'Lord, Elliott,' says I to myself,
'YOU, ain't no fisherman!' "
Man in N. Y. had not eaten solid
food for 15 years. Enjoyed a square
meal at home today. Food had to be
chopped fine and inserted into his
stomach through a tube in his side.
fie, pudding and other sweet des
sert are barred at Memorial Hall in
Boston and 1,200.-Harvard students
will now eat cereals as dessert to
"build up their brains."
Members of exclusive Rockaway
Hunt club of N. Y. are looking for a
bookmaker who gave 10 to lodds1
on a "live wire," took $1,200 in bets
and beat if as the horse came in an'
easy winner. v
Sen. Thomas Kearns of Utah
heads the list of gentlemen in- Chi
cago who "wore the first straw hat
of the season."
Fearing that "spring fever" was
getting them, students, of Prof.
-Kunz's physics class at Champaign,
111., voted to meet at 6:30 every
Christ was a suffraget Rev. Au
gusta Dellgren told his congregation.
Man in N. Y. has worked 24 years
on one job without taking "a day off.
And he doesn't ownthe place yet.
The- 20tn child has been born to
Newton Bond, 54, and Rosa Bond,
46, Carlinville, m.,
A California miner found a nugget
of almost-sohd gold worth $800.
Kansas man has invented a ma
chine that threshes standing grain in
the field without cutting.
Lying in wait for - a paymaster,
Rhode Island bandits held up a drum
mer by mistake and got valise filled
with sample biscuits.
Frank "Jdsetty won a $5 bet from
.the ogrnerpf afeyaipobl
room by standing on his head pn a
pool table-for an hour.
Operation grafting the second fin
ger of" his left hand to the face of
a Newark youth to form a nose was
a success, but the boy died.
Having only 25 cents, a juror sent
to-his wife for $10 and was forced to
explain the circumstances to a N- Y.
judge to escape a bribery- charge.
While attempting to rescue a lame '
kitten from the top of a tree, Oscar
Broberg, 13; N. Y., fell, 30 feet and
was killed. The kitten was chased by
a dog. 6
PRAIRIE FIRE DOES GREAT DEAL
OF. DAMAGE IN MONTANA
Great Falls, Mont., April 28.
Sweeping a path miles wide, .a prairie
fire is burning, its way- across the
country near Malta.
Hundreds of ranchers have fled at
the approach of.the flames.Jtfen with
-blaiikets vainly tried to arrest' the
devastation.. A score of ranchers have!
.lost their Homes. '
Mrs. John Etfaes and children, who
reached -here today in the vanguard
of the"1 fleeing ranchers, escaped, by
rushing through the fire lines. The
woman's face was scorched and her
clothing was almost burned from her
"body. Her home was destroyed.
Seven thousand sheep belonging
to a ranching company were penned
in a ravine and roasted to death. ' v
Communication with a Russian
settlement near Malta has 'been cut"
off. It is feared the entire Tillage has
been wiped out. It is rumored sev
eral' foreigners lost thehr'lives.
Here's a toast to Fate
(Mighty mean old skate!)
Gets you in a corner tight,
Wallops ,you with all her" might;
Beats you when she hears you sigh
. V Ins.
Kicks you just because you're crying,
But she grins if you start TRYING,
dare's .a'toast tq Fate,