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1 Ores Absorb Much Moisture.
i Recent teats have shown that ores
1 of lead and Iron may absorb moro
I than three per cent, of their own
f weight In moisture.
Vork of Love.
' Love makes our heads go round,
1. and wo sometimes imagine It's the
Business Men's Mistake.
So late as 1813 the East India com
pany decided that trado with Japan
was not worth cultivating.
"Is Spcednian a good chauffeur?"
"Good? Gay! ho caug'it a man yes
terday that every motorist In the city
has had a try at and missed." Judgo.
Sermon In Industry.
Nono preaches better than tho ant,
and she says nothing. Franklin.
Man's Inevitable Goal.
A good day's work at what you can
best do Is tho hard-pan to which all
Bluejackets from tho ships of tho
Australian squadrons are permitted to
travel free on tho Now Zealand rail
ways, as tho government considers
that their talk of tho country when
thoy return homo will attract Immi
"A wholo lot of peoplo," remarked
tho observer of events and things,
"never really know what paio do folo
gras was until this Packlngtown busi
ness came to light."
Breakfast to Be Improved. M
Tho most stanch supporter of vege- H
larlanlsm are women, and thoy do not M
ill belong to tho "faddy" persuasion, M
writes an English correspondent. M
And, consequently, thero is good M
ground for tho supposition that soon M
tho old-fashioned English breakfast M
will bo a thing of tho past. Nut cut- M
lots, cioam eggs on toast, or an omo- H
lotto with fruit, and perhaps almonds H
and raisins or a grapefruit, suggests M
tho perfect summer brea'kfast, whore- M
is bacon and eggs and tho ovcrlastlng M
boiled eggs aro weariness to the ilesh. M
McMAHON'S MINSTREL MAIDS AND WATERMELON GIRLS AT THE ORPHEUM. I
' MINSTREL MAIDS AND WATER
J v- With tho endorsement of tho Now
York press, tho public and vaude
ville managers throughout tho country
McMnhon's Minstrel Maids and Water
melon Girls come to tho Orphoum
next week ns tho headllner. The acl
whilo In Its third season, is In its
present shapo practically a now ono;
several renovations and additions have
been mado that havo greatly Improv
ed it , New effects, now musical num
bers by Tim McMahon have been put
In. Some now dances and a novel
ensemble number are Included with
1 tbn rnct thit In Its nresont
I form the act Is novel, attractive and
H . entertaining. Tho cast representing
9 tho act this season consists of Miss
1 Helen McClay, Marguerite Hanev, An-
H na Gross, Anna Donnldson. Blnncho
8 Klple, Mnrtruerlto Crouso, Kntherlno
8 Bookmnn, Emily Bamblo and Florence
Tho musical features of tho hill
comes with Lillian Apel, In a piano
Ioguo by Louis Weslyn. It Is a novel
llttlo sketch that allows Miss Apel
to appear In qulto tho most ravish
ing gown Orphoum audiences have
seen for many a day and to display a
wonderful knowledgo of her piano.
In Miss Whito tho Orpheum will
present a dainty singer with a sweet
volco and comely face and figure. She
sings with stylo and feeling and Is
said to bo ono of tho vaudeville hits
of tho year.
Tho leading funmakers on tho bill
nro to bo Eckoff and Gordon. Tho wo
man sings prettily while tho man goes
In for comedy hot and heavy. Thoy
havo a decidedly funny potato trfck
that Invariably makes a hit.
McMahon and Chapollo In their
-''"trh. "Twentv MInutea Before The
Train Leaves," aro another comedy
team. Tho mnjor portion of their act
Is largely huilt up on pun talk with
nn-o mrth"r.tn-'nw and wlfo persiflage
in It that goes well.
Ben Titus, presenting Happy Hooli
gan's Troubles, Is a comedy acrobatic
stunt that is bound to go well with
tho youngsters and their sedato par
ents. Happy Hooligan gets mixed up
with a table In a fashion that furnish
es fun of tho knock-down-and-drag-out
Tho klnodromo also falls Into line
with a comedy moving picture story
dealing with tho troubles of a for
eigner. By way of being Instructlvo
and entertaining at tho samo time
somo very good moving pictures of
Hfo In India will bo thrown on tho
In tho courso of conversation an ac
quaintance remarked to tho farmer's
wlf6: "I should think It would bo
loncsomo for you hero, so far from the
village," to which tho reply camo:
"Lonesome? Gosh, not Why, on a
clear day wo can sco the mountains."
World's Treatment of Women. I
No less a scholar than Herbert H
Spencer said: "In tho history of hu- H
manity tho saddost part concerns It- H
self with tho treatment of women. H
Cannibalism, the torturing of prison- H
ors, tho sacrificing tof victims to
ghosts and gods these Have been but H
occasional, but tho treatment of worn- H
an has been universal and constant H
Tho amount of suffering sho has bornn '
is beyond tho imagination." . H
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Bright Modern Thievery. H
A now idea In 'stealing was reported . I
to tho Kansas City prosecuting attor-' ' H
noy ono day this week. A woman
gavo her feather beds to a cleaner.
weighing tho feathers betoro and af- I
ter, and found that they came sonm H
30 pounds short. It is not possible H
that thero could havo been 30 pounds I
)f dirt In them, so sho claimed that I
.hat amount was stolon. D