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Elephant Why docs Longneck run
round with his bead o cloo to tho
Lien Whr, he's afraid that If he
raise It he'll bump his head Into ono
t those airships!
, Why He Was Lonesome.
Tommy, whoso varying points of
view are Illustrated by tho Farm Jour
Ml, had not yet learned tho Colden
Rule.. Neither have a good many of
"I should like. Tommy," said his fa
tber, "that you might find some boy
ta play with you. Now what's tho
natter with Johnny Jenkins and the
IKtle Dohbs boy?"
Tooh! Why, they're a whole- year
younger than I am," said Tommy, con
temptuously. "I couldn't play with
"Well, there's Jack Spear and Willlo
Harlow. Won't they do?"
"Yes, but thcy'ro a year older than
I am," said Tommy, wistfully, "so the
mean things won't play with mo."
Does He Love Anybody?
Von Moltko had some few human
fittings. He loved his wife devotedly,
bat conquered Ills alma mater, Den
mark, even after she had educated him
for the military service out of her,
poor, stingy pocket. Dut Kitchener Is
machlno man only. He loves neither
xun oor woman. His spear has
sever known a brother, ns Its sharp
point has hewn asunder the bodies
ted souls of the sons of women. Bos
Meaning of Cemetery.
It Is not correct to say that ceme
lery means tho "city of the dead."
The word is from the Greek "Kolmc
terkm." meaning sleeping place, not
the place of the dead. There Is nothing
la the thinking that Jt was prlglnnlly
Intended to convey the Idea that the
departed were really dead any more
than there Is in tho old Hebrew term
for cemetery "Bethaim" the house
oX the living.
THE STORY OF THE PCANUT
As everyone knows, C. W. Tost of
Battle Creek, Michigan, lsnot'bnly.a
Baker of breakfast foods, but ho is a
trims individual who belle ves.that tho
trades-unions are a menace to tho lit
city of the country.
Believing this, and being a "natural
bom" scrapper for thorlght, as ho
ecs it, Post; for several years' -past,
las been engaged in a ceaseless waft
tare against "The Labor Trust," as he
Hkea'to call it.
Net being able to sccuro free and
vstraBtmeled expression of his opin
ions on this subject through the regular
readme pages of tho newspapers bo
has bought advertising space let tills
purpose,, just, as ho Is accustomed to
for the telling of his Postuni "story,"
and be has thus spent- -hundreds of,
thousands of dollars In denouncing
'As a result of Post's activities thr
people sow know a whole jot about!
these organizations: how they are
honeycombed .with 'graft; how. they ob
struct the development of legitimate
business, curtail labor's output, hold
up manufacturers, graft upon their own
Membership, and rob the public. Natu
rally Post Is hated by the trades
unionists, and Intensely.
He employs no union' labor! so they '
ess not call out his men, and he defles
their efforts at boycotting his products.
The latest means of "getting" Post is
the widespread publication of the story
that a car which was recently wrecked
id transmission was found to bo loaded
with empty peanut shells, wb!ch""wero
being shlppcl from the south to Fost's
establishment at Battlo Creek.
This canard probably originated with
President John Fitzgerald of the Chi
cago Federation of Labor, who, It is
uld, stated It publicly, as truth.
Post comes back, and gives Fitz
gerald the Ho direct. Ha denounces
Fitzgerald's statement as a deliberate
falsehood, an underhanded and coward
ly:attem.pt to Injure his business, hav
ing not the slightest basis in fact. As
such an effort it must be regarded.' It
U significant that this statement about
"the peanut shells" is being given wide
newspaper publicity. In the ''patent
Inside of an eastern country paper I
find it, and the Inference naturally Is
that labor-unlqnltes are insidiously
spreading this lie.
An institution (or a man) which
will resort to moral Intimidation and
to physical forco, that will destroy ma
chinery and burn buildings, that will
malm and kill If necessary to effect its
ends, naturally would not hesltato to
spread falsehood for tho same pur
We admlro Tost. While we havo no
enmity toward labor unions, so long as
they are couductcd in an honest, "live-
sjad-let-llvo" kind of a way, wo have had
enough of tho tarred end of tho stick
to sympathlzo thoroughly with what he
Is trying to do. He deserves support.
A man like Post can not be killed, oven
with lies. They are a boomerang, every
time. Again, we know, for hasn't this
weapon, every weapon that could ba
thought of, been used (and not simply
by labor unions) to put us out 01 uusi
BCSS. tOO? '
I ih going (o drink ftco cups pi
PestHBi every morning from this time
en, and put myself oa adletiof Grape
Kttts. Bully for Postl Kditertol in
Tha American Journal of Clinical aea
H The nan and fflsdea pj
ing."-The--consequences were, first,
that tho maid's. Including tho cook.
left." Second, that the man had to go
out for all of his meals and became
a slavo to a cross-eyed waiter: and,
third, that his wife divorced him for
tho winter, the' grounds of complaint
being that ho growled continually of
cold feot, though1 this fact was not al
lowed to reach the newspapers.
The Idea came to him ono evening
after tho cross-eyed waiter had re
turned his quarter to him with the
unasked advice that bo might need It
to buy petrol for his flying machine,
and that the waiting brotherhood rec
ognized no smaller coin than halt a
dollar. He thereupon swore a dire
oath lhat he would shake the mud of
New York from hs shoes for the win
ter and go to Europe; and, "by gol
ly" hero Is the idea "thero would
bo not a tip on the way, if be could
help It. No! Mr. Not on your life.'
Appropriately, first' of all ho struck
a place of palms, not the Kind that
grow upon hands, but of the tree fam
ily. This was Funchal, in tho .Madeira.
islands. When ho had found that
there were no chewing gum parlors
or' moving picture shows, with two
and a halt hours of refined vaudeville thrown In
things which he never patronized at home, but
now felt a feverish anxiety to lndulgo In, he con
sulted tho head waiter at bis hotel, to whom,
needless to say, bo had not confided his vow.
That functionary InslsUd that life Fas a blank
without a ride in a "caros," or sledge drawn by
bullock, and a caros was accordingly engaged
and tbo expedition set out, tho sextant, brass
tubo and oil stained manuscript usual In explora
tions being conspicuous by their absence. Dur
ing tbo courso of the perilous bumping over tbo
atones tho driver in the, intervals of smiting his
oxen and greasing tho runners held a conversa
tion with him which might havo been Intelligent
had he understood even one-fifth of It. When
tbo caros returned to tho hotel, the driver held
up ten fingers and ejaculated, "Teen hunder
rels." "Holy smoke!" said the man. "You tblov.
lng blackguard here," and handed him a dollar
and a half "Now bo off with you." That even
ing tho other occupants of tho verandah were
horrified to bear a succession of expletives issu
ing from the man's mouth as he read In his Bae
deker that 1,000 rels was a dollor.
The man next moved on to Alexandria. He
had forgotten every care but his vow. Ho still
clung to the Idea, lie climbed down the steps
Into tho bargo-llke boat with tho crowd, mostly
warm-cllmate-eecklng Americans, and thought be
might investigate its Pharaohs and see it there
was anything In the story of tho plagnesof Egypt.
When ho did land, after having circumvented by
a blank and uncomprehending stare tho bead
boatman's Insinuation that "leotel mona" wan a
desirable thing, his bags wero dumper on the
quay and he found himself the center of an ad
miring crowd, conspicuous among which was the
bead boatman, whom he thought be hnd said fare
well to forovcr. Pointing to hla bags, ho said,
serenely, "hotel." A pleased grin ran around his
audience, who all looked at tho bead boatman,
who shook his head. The man held up halt a
dollar. Contrary to expectation, there was no
rush for bis baggage. Suddenly tho head boat
man, with a gravo and impressive air, advanced.
"You give dolla-mo half dollabacksbeesh eh?"
Tbo man looked about him. The idea did not
seem so precious. It was growing late. After
all, it wasn't so much. Two minutes after a pro
cession trailed into the hotel, consisting ot ths
man and two persons, one ot whom was the head
When the man struck Qroece, Greece made
haste to retaliate In the person of a picturesque
fixate in baggy tousers, a red sash, earrings and
a cap This brlgand-llko being was In league
with tbo porter of the hotel and It followed that
tho porter know of no ono moro trustworthy and
scholarly as a guide to ancient Athens than Phi
lopoulos. The man. fortified by the presence of
soma others with whom Li bad scraped acquaint
ance In tho hotel dining room, blindly delivered
himself Into tbo hands of this Grecian Phlllstlno.
When they bad worn an eighth of an Inch off
tho soles of their shoes tramping, the bold Phllo
poulos, on the steps ot tho Acropolis, thrust bis
band Into bis bosom and drew out no, not a pis
tol, but a small bag., which he held out with an
air of proud Independence. Tho man looked
tho other way. Tho Idea was holding tight. An
English girl, whom be had neglected to Inform
that he was married, lightly touched his arm
and whispered. "You must give him a tip hit's
so picturesque" At that moment tho man lout
his Idea. Ho ostentatiously gave Pbtlopoulos a
handful ot coins.
It Is all very sad. but the man gets along bet
ter slnco ho has lost bis Idea,
For 46 years tho Corona family had occupied
the plain two-story bcuse called "t'asa do Co
rona" on thu Ylga canal, In the dilapidated vil
lage known as El Puento del Jamaica, This vil
lage is reached now by tbo Ixtapalpa electric car,
being tbo first step beyond tho head ot tho canal,
and whatever of fa mo or Interest It enjoys It
derives solely from the old houso at tho southern
extremity of Its one street, tho house of Corona,
which contains the bull fighter's rnusoum.
A morning is ample time for the trip, Lillian
Webster says In tho Mexican Herald, and wbllo
people from the four corners ot tho world have
discovered this museum, as thu register reveals,
there are many people in the city who havo
hardly beard of it; yes, to tho lover of the quaint,
curious and historic It is certainly well worth a
visit, for Juan Corona during somo 25 years was
gathering from here, there and everywhere a val
uable collection ot curiosities. Hp was a Sunday
bull fighter and used la fight In tbo Ilucaroll ring,
which does not exist. now, but every day lu the
week ho was a collector and a philanthropist,
who by bis generosity and kindness endeared
himself not only to the people of his own village
but to all people with whom bo camu la contact.
He died 21 years sgo, but his daughter, kind,
white-haired spinster, and hla four sons, with
tbelr families, occupy the old home and keep ten
der watch over the treasures which, their father
gathered with so much patience and expfcnso dur
ing n lifetime
One can walk down the corridors, on whots
walls great paintings are falling Into strings from
age. and climb the stone stairs, where a comely
servant will greet one and show the curiosities,
or, better, lot ono look at - everything to the
In the upper corridor thero are a number of
immenso earthen Jars which were xcavatcd -at
a point not far distant and which are valuable
samples cf the work of potters of oltier days.,, !B
one corner of this corridor Ibero Is a quaint foun
tain mJ pool In whose walls are laid In mosaic
formed ot bits of broken glass and porcelain, thn
wholo ornamented with hideous stone Indian
Idols. From tho corridor ono passes through tbo
household kitchen to the old one, which Is never
used and the walls ot which nrc literally lined
from top to bottom with every class ot earthen
rooking vessels, wooden spoons, forks and choco
Into beaters. Near by Is tho dining room, whoso
long tablo contains n quaint collection of vases
and dishes, whMo tho walls aro hung with pic
tures and painted porcelain bowls. In two ot
which nro tho portraits of Maximilian and Car
lotta. There aro dishes and plaques mide by the
Indians ot remote, regions which even In this day
ot railway facilities are difficult to find. Thero
aro tall "ollas" whera soup tor a regiment conld
Tho dining room opens Into thn bedroom,
whore, In a corner, stands the silver bedstead on
which Banta Ana died, it being elaborately
dressed with hangings and covers of coarso white
lace. On ,ho wall by the head ot the bed Is a
rsro group of guns, swords and pistols. In an
other corner ot tho room stands an old-fashioned
four-posted bed which belonged to a lady in wott
ing to Cnrlotta, nod at Its side Is a band-carved
leather trunk which belonged to tbo patriot Hi
dalgo. Movo tho trunk Is tho carved Ivory
handled rlflo of MIramon, bearing his arms and
The daughter. In speaking of the school for
poor children which occupied a room on the first
floor ot tbo houso for years, said: "Yes, my
father established tho school and maintained It
for many years. In moro recent years tha tenchor
was paid by tbo town government nnd threo
years ago tho school was moved by that samo
authority to- a bouse In tho villago Immediately
back of this, which Is known as 'Im Insurrec
tion." When asked about tho tale of articles of ths
museum she said; "Yes, we havo had somo offers,
but they havo been mado principally by tourists
and havo usually been very small, while many of
tbo things hero cost iriy father much money. Tor
examplo, tho gun ot MIramon and tho cross of
'La Musa Mexlcuna' each cost ?E00. Of course
man.- things were presented to htm by friends
who know ot his Interest in raro and hlstorlo
things, but," she added, tonderly, "everything l
very dear to us and wo do sot cars to part with
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