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FINE OLD BORROWERS.
Leigh Hunt Was a Champion, and Dr.
Johnson Levied on Books.
In a book of essays, "Americans and
Others," Agnes Kepplier collects some
notable Instances of a certain conde
scension in borrowers. Leigh Hunt
and William Godwin had the trait de
veloped to magnificent proportions:
"It -would be interesting to calculate
the amount of money which Hunt's
friends and acquaintances contributed
to his support in life. Shelley gave him
at one time 1,400. an amount which
the poet could ill spare, and when he
had no more to give wrote in misery of
spirit to Byron, begging a loan for his
friend and promising to repay it, as he
felt tolerably sure Hunt never would.
Byron, generous at first, wearied
after a time of his position in Hunt's
commissariat (it was like pulling man
out of a river, he wrote to Moore, only
to see him jump In again) and coldly
withdrew. His -withdrawal occasioned
Inconvenience and has been sharply
As for Godwin, when his daughter
ran off with Shelley he refused to take
Shelley's check for 1,000 if it were not
made payable to a third person or "un
less he could have the money without
the formality of an acceptance."
Crabb Robinson introduced him one
evening to a gentleman named Rough.
The nest day both Godwin and Rough
called upon their host, each man ex
pressing his regard for the other and
each asking Robinson if he thought the
other would be a likely person to lend
Dr. Johnson was more scrupulous.
He "paid back 10 after a lapse of
twenty years and on his
deathbed begged Sir Joshua Reynolds
to forgive him a trifling loan." But in
the matter of borrowed books the case
was altered. "Johnson cherished a
dim conviction that because he read
and Garrick did not the proper place
for Garrick's books was on his John
son's bookshelves, a point which could
never be settled between the two
friends and which came near wrecking
Alaska's Tvo Climates.
Official reports indicate that the
coast region of Alaska has much rain
and snow, but an equable temperature,
and that the winter at Sitka is no
colder than at Washington. The snow
fall at Valdez has reached sixty feet
and the rainfall at Sitka 111 inches in
a season. The Yukon basin, on the
other hand, has a continental climate,
very cold in the winter, although the
summer temperature may reach 90 de
grees F. In the shade. The rainfall is
small. The soil is permanently frozen
for several yards below the surface,
but a thin surface layer thaws out
every summer. Harper's.
Matter and Force Identical.
Until recently the atom was consid
ered the indivisible part of matter, but
advances in radio-activity point to the
fact that the atom is a complex sys
tem, consisting of a positively charged
nucleus around which are grouped nu
merous negatively charged particles of
infinitesimal dimensions, called elec
trons. A great deal has yet to be
learned about the electron. Though re
garded now as the unit of the material
universe, it is really nothing but elec
tricity, though it possesses the proper
ties of matter mass, momentum, ki
netic energy and probably weight
Beggars' Day In Costa Rica.
In Costa Rica the beggars are privi
leged characters on Tuesday that is,
they are allowed that day of the week
in which to beg from shop to shop. It
is the custom for business houses to
prepare for the weekly visit of the
mendicants and to hand over to them
small coins or articles of little value.
In some instances where merchandise
is given away the beggars peddle it
about the poorer quarters bnd so earn
a few cents apiece. Argonaut
"I was just thinking," said one
weary tramp to another, with a long,
long journey in front of them, "about
bad roads and the wonders of science.
This earth is spinning round faster'n
a railway train behind time."
"Well, we ain't fell off yet"
"No, but think o' what a convenience
it would be if we could have some
place to grab on to while the territory
slid under our feet until the place we
wanted to go to came along!"
The Turkish Fez.
The Turk's devotion to the fez is
clearly explained by Duckett Ferriman:
"The prejudice against the hat rests on
a religious basis. If the ratnaz (form of
prayer) is rightly performed the fore
head must touch the ground. The brim
of a hat or the peak of a cap would
prevent this." London Globe.
A Beautiful Sight
"There is no such thing as true f riend
;lhip." "Oh, yes, there is. Did you never re
mark the implicit trust and confidence
existing -between two girls -who have
known each other for about a week?"
H Louisville Courier-Journal.
Knicker Is Jones smart enough to
set the river afire? Bocker No, but he
Is smart enough not to get up to build
the fire himself. New York Sun.
Hokus I will tell you, an operation
for appendicitis is no joke. Pokus No,
but if it were it would be a sidesplit
ting one. Life.
When men are friends there is no
aeed of justice, but when they are just
they still need friendship. Aristotle.
A CURIOUS COINCIDENCE.
Dramatic Climax to a Trial In a French
Coincidence chance plays a tremen
dous part in human history. Fate is
another name for the same thing; so is
luck. All these words are merely our
puny euphemisms for X. the unknown
Not a day passes but the story of a
remarkable coincidence is brought to
public notice. A stranger incident nev
er occurred, however, than this one,
the account of which is in an old copy
of the Chronique de Paris.
A youth of about nineteen was
brought to trial for having broken the
window of a baker's shop and stolen a
two pound loaf.
The Judge Why did you steal the
Prisoner I was driven by hunger.!
"Why did you not buy It?"
"Because I had no money."
"But you have a gold ring on your
finger. Why didn't you sell it?"
"I am a foundling. When I was tak
en from the bank of a ditch this ring
was suspended from my neck by a
silken cord, and I kept it in the hope of
thereby discovering at least who were
my parents. I cannot dispose of it"
The procurer du roi (king's attorney)
made a violent speech against the pris
oner, who was found guilty and sen
tenced to imprisonment for five years.
Immediately upon this a woman more
worn down by poverty than-age came
forward and made the following decla
ration: "Gentlemen of the jury, twenty years
ago a young woman was married to a
young ina of the same town, who aft
erward abandoned her. Poor and dis
tressed, she was obliged to leave her
child to the care of Providence. The
child has since grown up, and the wo
man and the husband have grown old
er, the child in poverty, the woman in
misery and her husband in prosperity.
They are all three now in court The
child is the unfortunate prisoner whom
you have just pronounced guilty, the
mother is myself, and there sits the fa
ther," pointing to the king's attorney.
Difficult Rimes Had No Terrors For
Browning or Byron.
Poets may be baffled in their search
for rimes, but it takes a great deal to
baffle the doggerel rimester. Charles
II. offered a reward for a rime to
"porringer." The reward was claimed
with the following marriage announce
ment: The Duke of York a daughter had.
lie gave the Prince of Orange her.
So now your majesty will see
I've found a rime for porringer.
Browning's perpetrations in rime are
probably unique in English poetry.
Here is a couplet from "Sordello"
which no minor poet would dare to
print for fear of blasting his reputa
tion: Chirrups the contumacious grasshopper;
Rustles the lizard and the cushats chirre.
In the same poem he rimes "sulk
ed" with "mulct," "flag" with "quag,"
"abhors" with "valvassors." But he
reached the climax surely in the cou
plet: You trample our beds of ranunculus,
And you "Tommy-make-room-f or-your-un-clo"
The worthy and reverend author of
the "Ingoldsby Legends" was fond of
such rimes as:
A long yellow pinafore
Hangs down each chin afore,
or such riming gymnastics as:
At Tappington, now. I could look In the
But I'm out on a visit, and nobody has It
Yet in these enormities he was only
parodying Byron, who wrote:
Ye lords of ladies Intellectual
Confess if they had not henpecked you all.
The Hon. Mrs. Robert Hamilton in
her biography of her father, the late
Lord Wolverhampton, says that in his
home his orders were always stern and
peremptory, but no one was more sur
prised han he was when they were
One day he detected one of his
daughters making a statement in which
she rather exaggerated the facts.
"You are one of the most inaccurate
women that was ever created." he told
"Well," was the cheerful reply, "I am
glad to be a masterpiece in some de
partment of creation."
The Tower of Babel.
Do you realize that 4,000 years after
the most wonderful of all towers was
built by the -ancients (according to the
Book of Genesis about 2400 B. C), its
seven stages still rise high above the
plains near the site of Babylon? Until
a few years ago it had been known as
the Mound of the Birs Ninirud. when
Sir Henry Rawlinsou discovered in one
of the stage's the inscribed cylinders
which made the identification possible.
The Easier Way.
"I can cure 'that cold, old man."
"What do you want me to take?"
"About an hour's exercise in the open
air every day."
"I think I'll try Wombat's method.
All he wants me to take is a few pills."
Partly True Any Way.
Mrs. Blowitt I see by this magazine
that wearing hats makes one's hair
gray. Mr. Blowitt Well, the expen
sive ones that you have been wearing
make my hair gray.
Wife It makes me so unhappy to
think that I have married a fool. Hus
bandDon't worry about that Only a
fool would have married you. Der
This matter must not be reprinted with
out special permission.
More flocks of hens are unproductive
during the winter months as a result
of overfeeding and lack of exercise
and fresh air than from any other
Most pests have some point that may
be urged in their favor, bu rats and
mice come about as near being unmit
igated evils as anything we know of
in the animal or insect world.
TMlrtfr Cnnm -m ! n Urtnf Jw. iictio I '
number of farmers who are selecting
their seed corn at husking time. Just
so long as this practice is followed
will there be a seed corn problem in
If the sewer pipe running from the
house to the cesspool is not laid to a
pretty good depth and does not have a
good slant it will be a wise Idea to
give, the ground above the sewer pipe
a good covering of horse manure.
The extensive and increasing use of
cement in the construction of barn,
corn crib and poultry house founda
tions is to be strongly commended, if
for no other reason because of the fact
that it makes it possible to get rid of
the rat pest.
Alfalfa growing is making the Argen
tine one of the leading meat produc
ing countries, while the decision to
grow the soy bean in place of flax,
which is an exhausting crop, will ren
der the farmers of the country still
Notwithstanding the fact that east
ern orchardists have been getting but
50 cents a bushel for their apples, these
same apples are costing the consumer
in central western states from 3.75 to
?4.23 per barrel by the time they are
unloaded at his cellar door.
An English landlord in the county of
Essex, who is much interested in the
extension of the sugar beet industry
in his district has announced to his
tenants that he will take no rent for
several years to come on land that is
-used in the growing of sugar beets.
The Turks are said to have been
defeated in the recent war with the
Balkan patriots partly owing to the
fact that they did not have enough to
eat If they had had plenty of bread
! and a good supply of Uncle Sam's
canned beef there might have been a
different story to record.
The heir to the Astor millions came
of ago the other day and now owns in
his own right $75,000,000. yet it is said
he couldn't go out on his his own hook
and earn 5 a week to save his gizzard.
In view of such a spectacle as this it
is no wonder that discontent is spread-
j ing among those classes of people upon
j whose backs the burden of such in
j equality rests.
Some of the worst ills we suffer
from as a people would be solved if
parents would keep their boys and
girls from gadding the streets or else
where o nights. More ills are hatch
ed in the license which is allowed
young people along this line than can
ever be righted by pulpit or platform
eloquence, newspaper discussion or
ballot box reforms.
The publicity agent who has the job
of reporting the international egg lay
ing contest at the Missouri Agricul
tural college must be sort of a back
number, for we have seen practically
no references thereto in papers of the
middle west for months past. The
facts and records connected with such
a contest are not only interesting to
the general reader, but to poultrymen
and farmers everywhere, and by all
good rights ought to be given to the
In so far as the machine corn busker
fails because of bavins to handle bis.
immature twirs of rnrn with snnncrv
-- ..--. .,L,v-.0a.
butts, which crush in the snapping
rolls, the fault would seem to lie with
the farmer who plants corn that will
not ripen properly In his latitude rath
er than with the makers of the husker.
fri a number of instances which the
writer has noted lately the corn busk
ers have been doing excellent work in
fields where the ears were hard and
In Denmark rules are observed in
the show ring that have a most whole
some effect on the breeding, of dairy
cattle. One of these rules limits the
casli prizes to but one to a single ex
hibitor in each class. If he wins more
than one first he receives ribbons as
evidence of the superiority of his
stock. Another rule is that no ex
hibiter is permitted to exhibit a fe
male unless of his own breeding, or
purchased at the early age of three
months. This rule makes it necessary
to show their skill as breeders rather
ihan the size of their pocketbooks.
OUR MOST HYBRID WORD.
"Remacadamizing" Can Boast of Hav;
ing Five Language Parents.
The most hybrid word In the English
language, according to Professor A. F.
Chamberlain of Clarke university,
writing in the Popular Science Month
ly, Is "remacadamlzing." Professor
CUirke points out that this word Is de
rived from "five languages Latin, Gae
lic, Hebrew, Greek and English. He
resolves It Into Its factors as follows:
First Re, a Latin prefix, signifying
a repetition or doing over again.
Second. Mac, a- Gaelic word for son,
In common use as a prefix for genea
Third. Adam, the representative In
many European languages of the He
brew name of the first man, according
to the Mosaic account of the creation
as given In the book of Genesis.
Fourth. Iz (or ize), the modern Eng
lish representative, through the French,
Iser of the Greek verbal terminal izein.
Fifth. Ing. the English suffix of the
participle present, verbal noun, etc.
The root of this word, "macadam,"
Illustrates In another way the vitality
of our English speech and its ability
to draw new words Into its vocabulary
whenever the need arises. The term
"macadam" Is really the family name
of the man. John Macadam, who In
1S10 devised the now common method
of paving roads with small broken
stones, etc. Celtic and Semitic had al
ready combined to produce macadam,
meaning "son of Adam," which the
English language then took up and
further molded to suit its genius.
There are many such hybrids, but
this Is probably the -worst
NOT A FAMILY QUARREL
It Was Simply a Clever Ruse of a Dar
ing Pcnsian Thief.
A traveler remarks that the Parisian
swindler is the subtlest and the most
indomitable u.ie in the world. He was
one day stru' .ag through a fashionable
A wom.-'. i entered and proceeded to
purchase . costly set of silver dishes,
and meanv Iiile a well dressed man lin
gered at the doorway as though wait
ing for her.
The woman, her purchase concluded,
counted a number of bank notes and
ndvanced to the cashier's desk holding
them in her hand. Then of a sudden
the man rushed upon her.
"You wretch!" he exclaimed. "Didn't
I tell you t bat you shouldn't have those
dishes?" And he slapped her upon the
cheek, tore the bank notes from her
hand and stalked indignantly out of
The woman fainted. It was ten min
utes before she was brought to, and
mean while those In the shop, believing
that a family quarrel was in progress,
did nothing. On her recovery the man
ager of the place said regretfully:
"We are sorry, madam, for this oc
currence. Your husband"
"My husband! That was not my bus
band!" the woman cried. "He is a
She had never seen the man before.
It was not by accident that violet
was chosen by many-nations as the ex
elusive color for mourning and by us
also for half mourning. Painters suf
fering from hysteria and neurasthenia
will be Inclined to cover their picture;
uniformly with the color most in ac
cordauce with their coudition of lassi
tude and exhaustion. Thus originate
the violet pictures of Manet and his
school, which spring from no actually
observable aspect of nature, but from
si subjective view due to conditions of
the nerves. When the entire surface
of walls in salons and art exhibitions
of the day appears veiled In uniform
bait mourning this predilection for vio
let is simply an expression of the nerv
ous debility of the painter. Nordau's
The best part of Charles Dickens, the
;;reat novelist, wasi the humanness of
lain, coming out in the tender pathos
with which he streaked the funny side
of life. Primarily a humorist, he was.
like many another humorist, a human
ist too. Dickens came out of that low
er London life, one third grotesque, one
third pitiful, oue-third heroic, which he
pictured in his writings. He had lived
the struggles of Oliver Twist, of David
Copperfield and of Philip in "Great Ex
pectations." That was the reason why
he was -able to lay h61d of people's
hearts when he described those death
less persons. New York Mail.
Tit For Tat.
Mrs. Jenkins, was standing before the
mirror arranging her thin hair when
her baldheaded husband entered the
"Say. Emily," he began, "why don't
you do your hair the way you used
"Why don't you?" reported Mrs. Jen
"She's the most unconscious girl 1
"Well, why shouldn't she be? She's
pretty and knows it She's clever and
knows it, and she's good and knows it
What has she to be conscious of?"
Borem That five-year-old boy ot
mine gets off some uood things. This
morning at breakfast be said Knox
Interrupting! - He should have them
copyrighted. Borem Why? Knox To
xeop j'ou from reproducing them.
Be useful where thou llvest that they
may both want and wish thy pleasing
nresence still. George Herbert
BOILING AN EGG.
If It Gives You Trouble You Might!
Try John Randolph's Way.
The bojling of an egg seems a simple
matter, but many a breakfast has been
spoiled and many a temper rasped by
the cook's failing to observe the pre
cise number of minutes the procesp
That very original man. John Ran
dolph, is said to have invented a meth
od of getting his eggs cooked exactly
to his taste that worked perfectly. As
is the case in many country homes in
the south, the kitchen was in a sep
arate building at some distance from
the house, and servants were plenty.
When the "sage of RoauoLe" nw!i
his seat at the breakfast table there
was a line of servants from the diuiug
room to the kitchen. Mrs. Randolph,
the mother of the statesman, held an
open watch in her hand.
"In!" exclaimed Mr. Randolph, am!
the word "in" was passed from mouth
to mouth until it reached the waiting
cook, who dropped the eggs Into th
water. After the requisite number i
seconds the holder of the timepiet
signified that the cooking was doue
"Out!" went forth the command 1;
like manner, and the eggs were quick
The system required six or sevei
servants to cook one egg, but Eandolj
was accustomed to declare that th'
was the only way that he could get $
cooked to suit him. Youth's Compan
AN INGENIOUS CLOCK.
Curious Automaton That Was Made !r.
London a Century Ago.
One of the most wonderful titu
keepers known to horologists w
made in London, England, a hund:.
years ago and was sent by the prei
dent of the East India company as :
gift to the emperor of China. Tin
case was made in the form of u
chariot. In which was seated the fignr
of a woman.
This figure was of pure ivory am
gold, and the right hand rested upon
tiny clock, fastened to the side of sh
chariot. Portions of the wheels whi
kept track of the flight of time wen
hidden in the body of a tiny bir
which had seemingly just alight
upon the woman's finger.
There was a canopy above, so n.
ranged as to conceal a silver bell. Ti.
bell was fitted with a little hamm.'i
also of silver, which, although It .It
not appear to have any connect!
with the clock, struck the hours rei"
larly and could be made to repeat ti
touching a diamond on the woina;.
In the chariot, at the woman's fe t
there was a golden figure of a !:
and above were two birds, apparem'
flying before the chariot This bea'f
ful ornament was made almost enti:
ly of gold and was elaborately adorne.
with precious stones. St Louis GI
Never Can Happen Again. ,
The Montenegrin law which orda;
that any found valuable shall be p!a
where the loser can find it reminds r.
of an anecdote told of Grimaldi's g'-ir
father In Dickens' life of the faiu..
clown. On one of his visits to Lea ;
hall market with nearly 400 In g '
and silver upon him "he found that l
shoe had become unbuckled and, t .
ing from his pocket the bag, he pla .
it upon a neighboring post and tin
proceeded to adjust his buckle." n .
ing afterward to pay for a pure!) .
he missed bis bag of gold and burr .
back to the post where he had bucU:
his shoe. "Although more than thr
quarters of an hour had elapsed.
there It remained, safe and untouch .
on the top of a post in the open street '
That was in eighteenth century L.
don. Could it happen now? Londo
A Curious Coincidence.
The story of a queer coincidence :
told by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Win
traveling upon the continent be visits '
eH certain mountain inn. which was .
winter. In learned, oi-eupied only :
two men These men. prisoned in :
waste of .. aud ice. had for all th "
period no rommunicatiou with tl
world i ' v.- Here was a situation 1
a uovelN: ' And the novelist accoi ;
lngly began to let his imagination pla
about the possibiltes of tragedy
rounding the two men on their mon:
tain height. But the story swas neve
written, for. happening to come upui
a volume of Guy de Maupassant, whi !i
was new to him, he found therein, m
der the title of "L'Auberge." the verv
story he had meant to write.
The Herons of Andalusia.
Of all the birds he had studied, s:?!-'
W. Farren in a lecture, none showed ,
conjugal affection in quite the sai-it-.
way as' the brown backed herons ;!
Andalusia, In Spain. Whenever the hi: (
band relieved his wife at the nest !.
Invariably laid his neck over hers In
momentary embrace and then took u;
his position while the other bird Hew
away.. The herons never omitted t':"
affectionate salutation. London Stnsirl
Causa and Effect. I
"What a conceited little bump Bin
gleton is!" said Hawkes. "I woudei i.
he ever gets a glimpse of himself in (Si
"I guess that's the trouble," s::i:
Jinks. "He probably uses a magnify
ing glass." Harper's.
Not at Home.
Caller Is rour father at home? Lit
tie Daughter What Is your name,
please? Caller Just tell him It Is his
old friend Bill. Little Daughter Then
I guess he ain't at home. I heard hhn
tell mamma if any bill came he wasn't
FLED FROM HIS BRIDE.
Romantio. Story of the Marriage of
General Sam Houston.
In "As I Remember Recollections of
American Society During the Nine
teenth Century," Is a romantic story of
General Sam Houston, whose "appear
ance was patrician and courtesy that
of the inborn gentleman."
"I have spoken of General Houston's
appearance. I now wish to refer to his
fine sense of honor. He was married
on Jan. 22, 1S29, to Miss Eliza Allen
and separated from her directly after
the marriage ceremony In, it is said,
the most painful circumstances. The
wedding guests had departed and Gen
eral Houston and his bride were sitting
alone by the fire when he suddenly dis
covered that she was weeping. He
asked the cause of her tears and was
told that she never loved him and
never could, but had married him sole
ly to please her father.
" 'I love Dr. Douglas,' she added, 'but
I will try my best to be a dutiful wife
" 'Miss, said General Houston, even
waiving the fact that he had just mar
ried her, 'no white woman shall bo my
slave. Good night!'
"It is said that ho mounted his horse
and rod to Nashville, where ho re
signed at once his office as governor
and departed for the Cherokee country,
where and elsewhere his subsequent
career is well known. "Having pro
cured a divorce from his wife, ho mar
ried Margaret Moffette In the sprlnjr of
ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY.
How New York's Grill Room Prices Hit
the Blue Gras3 Brother.
After his brother had been in New
York a little more than a year a Ken
tucklan decided to pay him a visit.
Hoping to surprise his brother, the
Kentucklan did not apprise his brother
of his intentions. Arriving at 9 o'clock
in the morning, he asked to be directed
to a good eating house. The taxicab
pilot steered his course for the largest,
costliest and most fashionable hotel
grill room on Broadway.
Being a stranger in a strange land
and hungry, the Bine Grass brother or
dered a regular home meal. When, he
got the check from the waiter lt3 size
staggered him. He wasn't accustomed
to New York hotel prices.
After verifying the correctness of hL
bill at the cashier's desk and being in
sulted by the waiter for tipping him
25 cents, the visitor started out to look
for his brother, whose office he found
about 1 o'clock
In response to his inquiry a3 to hi
brother's whereabouts a clerk said:
"He's over eating at the Blank ho
tel's new grill room."
"Go slow, friend. Only a million
aire could overeat at the Blauk ho
tel. I know, because I had breakfast
there myself this morning." Louisville
From Jail t the Bench.
Francis Pemherton (1623-97) was Im
prisoned in the Fleet for debts con
tracted during a period of youthful ex
travagance. While In jail he applied
himself to the study of law and came
to be regarded as a kind of legal oracle
by his fellow prisoners, who nlcknan
ed him "counselor." With the fees the
gave him for legal advice he benght
books to continue his studies. Uo then
prevailed upon his creditors t? grant
his release? from prison that he mightj
the sooner e?rn money to pa: if hi'
debts. Called to the bar in KZ-i, af to
a brilliant career in the palace court ar
Westminster and subsequently in the
house of lords, he became a puisne
judge. He "was knighted in 1673 and
ultimately, on the dismissal of Scroggs.
was made lord chief justice in 1CS1.
Spaniards Cut Words.
The most amusing instances of lazi
ness in speaking are to be found la
Spain. The Spaniards have made it a
practice to cut down every word to an
irreducible minimum of sound. Take
their word for "son," which is as near
as possible "eecho" (ch guttural, as in
"loch"). That was originally the Latin
"filius." The French made it "fils."
the Italians "figlio" (feelyo). Ths
Spaniards could not be bothered with
the "f" at the beginning or the "i" In
the middle, so they simply pronounced'
the two vowels with, a guttural noise,
which comes natural to them, in be
tween "eecho." London Mail.
"How are you getting along with
your stenography, Bella?"
"Splendidly. I've been at it only six
weeks and I can write 150 words a
minnte with perfect ease."
"Then you are ready to look for a
"Er yes, or I will be just as soon ass
I've learned to read my notes." Chica
"Pa, whafs a paradox?"
"It Is when the impossible happens."
"Then we had a parados here this
evening. Ma said yon couldn't possi
bly be expected home before midnight
because you had an excuse for stayln'
downtown." Pittsburgh Post
' If you hate your enemies you will
contract such a vicious habit of mind
as by degrees will break out upon
those who are your friends or thos
who are indifferent to you.
Enthusiastic Golfer Mon. that's ths
best game o' gowf I've ever played.
Sarcastic and Overburdened Caddy
DInna let that discourage ye. Wort
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