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.liant, uniforms, were-conspicuously
absent. The bridegroom -wore bis
"Citz clothes'albeit' they were
faultlessly tailored. . ..; -,
"We are modest people andjpomp
and feathers are nCessehtialltohap
piness," explained ttie cajptain.. '
Mrs.- Warfleldls, tjuite aspprtswo
man. In Wester 'danadpj she- has'
earned a reputation as'acrack rifle
and shotgun shot 'and has . Ragged
many trophies of the big game.
? New.YbrkjfJan. 27, Douglas Bir-
' banks Tecenuy engagea a.-jaEanesc
valRt. -who nroved much Better able"
to'read English than, to. 'Understand
it when spoken. Tnereiore,v Jfair
banks got Into thehabifcof writing
. little notes as to things, .ie wanted
done, such as "order moire seltzer,,-"
or "have my silk hat ironfetk"
, A few days ago. Palrba'iiks had a
pew 'die made ipchls stationery-, and
rwljih the fir$t;batch6f Jefrer-paper
was delivered" at his hpfh& there was;
written on the1 quter wrapper, in a
hand not unlike the actor's, "Die in
side this package;'' -
When Fairbanks arrived -home i:he
Jap was all packed up,,reaay to leave.
He announced that he. 'was resigning.
His astonished employer wanted . to
Tcnow why, and; Jth'ej indignant valet
pointed to the inscription. "7
"How could d'9,such?''hemqu'ired.
- "Why should, anyway?"
The Hippodrome possesses one disr-
tmction enjoyed by no otneraneater
in New York perhaps by-no other
anywhere. Its total attendance at its
' matinee" performances is greater than
the total attendance at the evejning
For tie Convenience of these after
noon visitors, 80' per cent of whom, it
is estimated, are from outside of New
York City, the big playhouse has a
checkroom where almost anything
short of a yoke of oxen wiff be taken
care, of during, the performance.
There is.ndt.a day that some, one
does notrgo-back torthefastnesses of
Rocldaod'county, or the wilds of Jer
sey, leaving behind some forgotten
possession. Among these have been
many singular objects, but none more
odd than, a couple of unclaimed par
, eels of the past week; a litter of An
gora kittens and tL wooden leg.
The 'woman who forgot the kittens
came, dashing in the following day
and almost swooned .when she found
her beloved cablets liad been trans
ferred' to the Hippodrome stables
downstairs, where they were content
edly exchanging calls with elephants,
camels, goats, pigs ana opner live
Thfi man who owned the wooden
leg wrote from a small town up state
that he had purchased it as a birth-,
day, gift. -with money donated Dy his.
family, and he wouldn't have left it
behind for worlds. It was forwarded
to .him with all speed, order that
his fa'mly'suspicipns a4tpwhat use
lie had made of his birthday money
might be promptly set at -rest.'-' '
"I say, Jones, do you know you are
"It's worse than -that The old man
used, to bawl me when Fwasjate, but
now he sticks on .a fine.." : A ,