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TWO WIDOWS GIRDLE THE GLOBE TO STUDY
MEN; "ALL NICE," THEY SAY
San Francisco, Cal., March 30. It
is more interesting to call on an ac
tive governor than an inactive vol
cano. Men of all nationalities are nice,
but some are nicer than others.
Japanese fortune tellers use a
microscope, but even then they can
not tell a white woman's age.
With such fragments q wisdom,
gathered in a five years' tour of the
world, Mrs. B. K. Kisam and Mrs. M.
H. Abbo'tt, two widows of New York,
recently arrived here from Japan and
the Hawaiian Islands.
"We have been traveling all over
the world to study men and see na
ture," said -Mrs Kisam, who has the
knack of turning her obsercations in
to epigrammatic phrases; -
"We traveled alone and trusted
ourselves in the hands of all kinds of
men, and not once were we molested
"In Japan we had an invitation to
Mrs. B. V. Kjsam (left) and Mrs.
M. H. Abbott, New York widows, who
are touring the world to study men.
see Gov. Pinkham, and an offer to.
climb Mount Haleakala, an extinct
volcano, the same day. Well, inter
viewing a live governor beats visiting
an extinct volcano any time, so we
chose the governor.
"In Japan," continued Mrs. Kisam,
"a fortune-teller examined my whole
neck with a microscope, but could not
tell my age."
The globe-girdling widows are en;
route to "Fallon, Nev., where they are
going to live amongst and study the'
Nevada is the only place m the
United States where the cowboy is
not extinct," said Mrs. Abbott.
THEN SHE TOOK HIM
VMiss Wombat, will you be" mine?"
The young man was jarred, bufcaiot
wholly discouraged. Presently he
came back in this fashion:
"Well, will you let me be yours?"