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"What do you know about it?"
queried Mr. Bridges charily.
"Oh, my principal course at one
time was scientific farming. It would
just delight me to join you in good
hard work, making-this wilderness
blossom like the rose."" Say, won't
you let me try it father?"
John Bridges winced. Then the
barrier broke down. The duke had
disappeared. The hopeful, helpful
real man had become manifest
"Heard your daughter had married
a prince or something like that,
Bridges," observed a neighbor to her
father a few days later.
"That's right," assented the proud
father-in-law "a prince of a good
Then he went home with a happy
smile on his face. He started whist
ling as he saw his son-in-law out in
the fields in true farmer garb, hoe in
hand, Hazel fluttering near by.
"I say, son," he called out as he
passed them by "we're going to move
back to our real home tomorrow,"
and then he told where it was and
why they had left it.
"You're the right sort!" declared
the bluff old fellow heartily, "and I
reckon smart enough to hold a good
business if I start you in at it with
the capital, hey? Call the scientific
farming quits and let's all settle down
to enjoy life together!"
Bay rum is the barber's favorite
revenge on customers who "won't
talk with him. By applying it to the
hair he puts the "barber's curse" on
his victim, making it necessjary for
the unfortunate cursee to spend sev
eral days in a strong wind in order
to free himself from its malignant in
fluence. Bay rum is good for the hair but
hard on the neighbors. If barbers
only put it on hairy heads they might
plead not guilty to the charge of con
spiracy to suffocate. But they also
Ut ii or the heads of bald, perssns,
which proves not only guilt but mal
ice and aforethought.
Bay rum is made of bay leaves and
rum. Bay leaves are fine when put
into chicken dressing and rum is fa
vored by many when put into a glass.
But when bay and rum are put to
gether the combination is good for
neither man nor chicken.
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-MRS CHARLES E. HU&HES
Mrs. Hughes is in the public eye
these days because she is the wife of
Justice Charles E. Hughes of the
U. S. Supreme court, mentioned as
Speaking of trade relations, a
great many people would be willing
to do iti