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appeal directed ?t the spirit of imest
felt by anyone with a dollar burning
a hole in the pocket. The object of
the Silo Siding Indoor Street Fair
was to make the farmer loosen up. It
was the psychological moment The
merchants needed money and the
farmer had the dollar.
The main attraction of the Indoor
Street Fair was Kiester's Karavan of
Kurios, a kind of nomadic freak
show, which made a specialty of car
nivals. It was to lure the farmer to
town, after which Kiester and the
local merchants would divide the dol
As you might know, I found an
early excuse to take the Van Bugg
baby down to the Indoor Street Fair
for an airing. That was so I could
ask Kiester for a job.
"Do I need a new freak?" says Mr.
Kiester. "Let me think."
"No," he says. "Yes. After allt
I asked him what it was.
wouia you mina marrying a
midget?" he answered. There was
hope in his voice and eyes.
(Copyright, 1914, by the Newspaper
Hoax That fellow Skinnum al
ways reminds me of a borrowed' um
brella. Joax How so?
Hoax He's generally under a
WOMEN'S NEW. COATS H
In this new costume one' gets the
bustle idea again. The skirt is of dark
bluish purple duvetine made in peg
top shape and the coat is of a blouse
effect with a box pleat coming from
the neck in the back.
The skirt of the coat is of blue
and purple plaid charmeuse with a
ruffle of the duvetine and an upstand-
inf bias piece of the plaid making a
loose belt dropping very low at the
back. The front-of the coat is a belt
ed blouse and the collar is of the