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One evening, while paying a social
call, I happened to observe a hand
some phonograph in a corner of my
host's drawing-room. Well, old chap,
I'm a bit of a music lover, and I re
quested the young master of the
household to start it in operation,
you know." Forthwith he bawled to
"Hey, Sis, our roast-beef friend
here with the one-cylinder eye-glass
wants to hear the sawing of the har
mony mill. Slip a platter of Caruso
warbles into the melody trap and give
us an earful of canned tenor stuff.
Come on, kiddo, starts the grand
OAT MEAL MEAD
Take one-half pound of sugar, one
lemon Juice and rind, one-half pound
6f oat meal. Pour over these three
quarts of boiling water. Stir well and
let settle. Drain and serve with lumps
SOME SYSTEM TO THIS DEAL
Bob Catherwood, president of the
Cook County Civil Service Commis
sion, got columns in the newspapers
when the civil service showed how
Cook county could save just half the
money spent in salaries if they would
only follow the commission's advice.
The papers picked it up. They
praised the civil service commission,
for its splendid principles. President
Catherwood basked in the glory.
But now comes forth Catherwood
with a new proposition. The other
story has grown cold. People are not
paying so much attention to the com
mission. So Catherwood went up
yesterday and asked for a raise in
The three members of the commis
sion now get $1,500 a year each.
Catherwood wants just exactly five
times that much for himself, or
$7,500 and he wants the other two
members to get four times as much,
or $6,000 each.
Some class to that kind of saving.
SOUNDS SORTA FISHY TO US
Canton, III., Sept 3. A woman of
this city haB solved the problem of
combining the pleasure of the "mov
ies" with the duties of a housewife.
The other evening she and her hus
band of a year decided to go to a
"picture show." The baby's outfit
The woman took the tub out an
the back porch and washed the
clothes. When they were fixed to her
satisfaction, she turned her atten
tion to the child and gave it a bath
in the same water after which she
washed her own hair in it
At 8 o'clock the father, rirother and
baby attended the picture theater.
The kid had on a washed bonnet and
the mother's hair was done up in a
"nifty" pyramid, somewhat damp and
ratty with a big black velvet bow to
keep It in place. '