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HENXAYS EGGS ON CARTO RAY FARE
Tarrytown, N. Y., Feb. 4. "Don't
count your eggs before they're laid"
is. a new way of phrasing the old ad
raontlon. Still, the experience of
Weston Wood of this city shows that
sometimes, when you are counting
on them least, the eggs really are
laid at the psychological moment.
Wood had bought a hen and hop
ped on a car to escort Biddy home.
When the conductor, in his aggres
sive advance, reached Wood and de
manded "fare!" Wood discovered that
the nickel in the change pocket
wasn't. He searched in vain. The
conductor grew gruff and threaten
ing. Wood saw before him ignomini
ous ejection and a five-mile walk.
Then the ben cackled, The tone
was unmistakeable. Wood raised the
laid an dgrasped a 'new-laid egg!
"Sure," said the conductor, "a fresh
egg is good for a five-cent fare any
day. New-laid eggs are scarcer than
ONE PREACHER WHO SEES
So often preachers don't ee, it is a pleasure when one does.
"The men up here," writes Rev, Luther Long of Calumet, "demands
not the giving of better conditions, but a share in arranging conditions;
the recognition of their democratic rights."
Moreover, the fact that there is trouble isn't due to the presence or
skill of f,agitators," but to "the-yidepread and deep-seated feeling of un
fairness in the relations between the-owners' of great industries and their
employes" to greedy denial by a few of the elemental right of the many
to a say in the ordering of their lives,
"Getting rid of the Western Federation, of Miners," Rev. Mr. Long con
tinues, ,Twpn't settle anything; until we find out what is the next step in
the evolution of industrial democracy, dissatisfaction will remain, and may
at any time be aroused, in the new men brought in to take the places of
those driven out."
Very.jobvious, isn't it?
Yet how many there still are who canqotw will not see it!
The convertible automobile pat- i ed that drawing out and removing
cnted by F. E. Plummer of Washing- one of the two seats changes an or
ton has a telescopic body, so arrang- I dinary roadster into a delivery car.