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PLAYING BOTH SIDES
Observe that ""Industrial disturb
.anci" at the Guggenheim smelters In
the state of Washington!
Some time ago the American work
ers at these smelters struck for bet
lter wages. The Guggehheims im
ported Austrians and, backed by the
law, the police and other represents
fives of legal force, defeated and
4-drove out the Americans.
Lately the.Guggenheims cut wages
and the Austrians struck; whereup
on, the Americans went back to work,
and it is now the Austrians whose
heads the guards are cracking.
Don't smile! There's nothing fun-
Tmy, nothing of the nature of retrlbu-
Itive justice about it. It Is the de
feasing of manhood and the lowering
or citizenship. It Is using the awful
necessities of one set bf men to
cheapen another set of men,' that the
hrich can have still more that they
And society does not see that, ul
jtimately It is the chief loser.
They had been engaged tt.""i
years, but there 'seemed no indi -tions
that the good ship Matrimory
was hoveringyin the offing. She w? o
getting restless, but when she-touched
the subject he dexterously turnci
Recently he turned' it off to physi
ology, a science of which he was u
"Yes," he said, airily, "it is strange,
but well autheticated fact, that the
whole' of the human body changes
every seven years. You, my dear, are
MIss Jones now. In seven years you
will have changed completely. Not a
particle of your present self will ho
left; but, all the same, you will still
be Miss Jbnes."""
"Oh, shall I?" cried the angry dam
sel, tugging away at the third finger
of her left hand. "I assure 'you I
won't, if I have to marry a dustman!
Of all the cool impudence Here's
your ring, and I never, never wrx-i
to see you again!"
v WORKED HARD -
An author was once much, annoy
ed by a fellow" guest at a cpunUy
house.' who loudly stated that all
artistic employment was a deplor
able waste of time. "Well," he said
one day to the author, "how have you
bpen passing your time this morn
ing?" "I hare been Immensely busy."
replied the writer gravely; "I have
spent the time pooring over tLa
proof-rsheets of my book of poems."
The Philistine inquired the result of
that "Well, it was very important.
I took out a comma." "Indeed ? " said
the inquirer. "Is that all you did?"
"By no means ! On mature reflection
I put back the comma 1" replied the
author sweetly. f
Music Teacher WilHe.-your son, fs
Improving daily in his violin playin-'.
Mother (gratified) Is that so? Wj
didn't know whether he was Imnrov
Ing or we were justgettltfg more used