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gentlemen of dark color) is five feet
tall and weighs 115 pounds.
She travels around with her hus
band, who.is on a vaudeville tour giv
ing sparring exhibitions.
Though small iiTstature, the 'wife
of the "Gunner" is strictly the boss
in the Smith "family.
FRIEND OF EXPLORER WILL NOT
ATTEMPT SOUTH POLE AGAIN
Commander E. R. G. R. Evans, the
last man to see Explorer Scott alive,
says he will never return to the
frozen South pole regions. The tor
tuous experiences of his trip and the
sad fate of his chief have made an
indelible impression on his mind.
ONCE INA WHILE
Occasionally, you meet a- woman
who is almost as averse to flattery as
she is to having her picture taken.
o o ; .
Dave Englgr, of Victory, Wis., is
kicking. Got his nose bitten off at
a tango dance. But a fellow can
tango without a nose, can't he?
Wallace Baker, said to be an un
usually ambitious and talented young
easterner, has committed suicide by
jumping into the sea at Manhattan
Beach, after writing this message to
"Women have killed me, because,
with all my temperament, I have been
too shy ever to have any love. I
have not had at any time a girl who
loved me. I have never even kissed.
I want love."
It is a most remarkable instance of
non-equipment for life, and you can
hardly blame Wallace for seeking fel
lowship down among the oysters of
High temperament usually proves
to be much of a curse to girl or boy,
but when it takes the line of shyness,
the climax of misfortunes is pretty
nearly reached. Fortunately, the
youth of high temperament is usual
ly far from shy as to anything, girls
in particular. It must be truly awful
to be raging with temperament and
still be toe shy to kiss a girl.
But we often hear mothers proud
ly proclaim that their child is "full
of temperament" with father stand
ing by in silence because convinced
that it is "devilment" mother believ
ing that temperament means latent
capacity to perform extraordinary
things. Of course, a child without
temperament is unfortunate, but
temperament uncontrolled is like un
controlled thirst for strong drink. It
is a stimulant which, over-developed,
means the breaking down of solidity
of character. With po,jse and self
control as a balance to vigorous tem
perament, a young man may be ex
"But, just think of an abnormal
temperament that runs to love and is
too shy to get anywhere! You can
almost excuse young Baker for con
tributing his burden to the Atlantic,