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Mountain climbing is a mild form
of exercise, -which may be indulged
in by the well-to-do, the newly-rich
and others who think they can suc
ceed in-getting up in the world!
But there's much to say about
Men do not scale the dizzy heights
because they wish to look down upon
their less fortunate brothers.
They are generally too skeered to
When the sturdy guide tells them
they may rest a while and proceeds
to point out the interesting specks on
the landscapes, they close their eyes
and wish to make the return trip in
a padded elevator.
It's not encouraging to loaf on the
top shelf of the world 3,Q00 feet
from the nearest farm house direct
But the wealthy tourist spends a
hundred bucks to have the sensation
of having his teeth imitate the Morse
code and his hair get afraid to stand
When mountain climbing one needs
an alpenstock ithe" technical name
for a sure-footed window pole. Then
a pair of spike-freckled boots and a
flask of brandy guaranteed to make
even an angleworm wail to its
mamma for a shooting star!
Also one must have a yodle.
You simply cannot do without the
Every once to a tfbfle-on. the way
up you come to a pass where a con
signment of nice, fresh echoes have
been received that morning.
This is YOUR cue to yodle! So
you proceed to make a high-pitched -noise
like a peanut roaster with a
Mountain- climbing in America is '
not generally as strenuous as the
European brand. Our Rockies are
much more difficult, but they are (
most often dumb by railroad.
These cars are drawn by a locomo
tive that walks on its teeth. When
you have completed the climb you
are, nevertheless, panting heavily,
for all the way you have been sym
pathizing so with the poor, tired en
jine! o o
MRS. PANKHURST RELEASED
London, June 16. The Home Of
fice has been compelled to again re
lease Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst from
Holloway Jail as a result of another
hunger strike. She was sent back to
Holloway Jail on Saturday when she
attempted to attend the funeral of
Miss Emily Wilding Davison and
fainted when arrested.
"Your landlord has gone mad, I
hear?" "Yes, ma'am, we took him
off to the asylum yesterday." "Who
would have thought it? And how
did you find out that he was wrong"
in. his head?" 'There was no possi
ble doubt whatever; he bad lowered
the rents all round .
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