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THE ROQK ISL'AXD ARGUS, MONDAY, FEBRT.TAHY 13. ion.
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TRADES fyag) COUHCIL 28
Monday, February 13, 1911.
Alderman Simser will in the future
think twice before he talks and look
lots before he leaps.
Senator Cummins silence on Can-1
vidian reciprocity suggests his discov-i
tery that discretion is the better part j
The Allison monument fund has j wants to give the men a chance. The
reached a total of $29,000, insuring the ' report eays that after she finished;
erection of the monument at Des ' speaking it was no trouble to rass the
JMolnes. till on the third reading. ;
I Hiwever, it might be pertinent to
Why, of course, Mr. Cannon Is , inquire If the kind of men she dv
lagainst the reciprocity agreement with ! scribes are the rule or the exception in j
Canada. Are not. all the trusts oppos- Colorado,
ied to it? I
Instead of attempting; to dictate to j
hr lr!alBiipo rt TTllnrkla V w it Vi i 1 1 , H :
.,,, .,i;: .u,, r- . T j reporter. Governor Harmon of Ohio de
Treat a visiting president, Speaker Joe r
Cannon might offer a few words or ex- ' 1ared his belief that competition cures
.jdanatlon of recent happenings in ' commercial evils. That competition has
"Danville. failed is because the laws have not
" , ",. . 7" a. ! been enforced and illegal monopolies,
The population of Prussia, as shown I
by the recently completed German ' destructive of competition, have been
census, is 40,157.573, an increase of suffered to grow up. The governor
5.SS5.064 in 10 years. Prussia has more 'said that he had made a study of corn
people than France, or the island of j bination laws and that when he was
Great Britain. 'appointed attorney-general he went
Paper is" la r rely : coTted from theOTer the docket to pick out cases to
United States, c - to Canada. The,rv. and I found the case of the I nir-1
exports are a'. .'"00,00ft poundsjed States versus the Trans-Mississippi I
a year and t) . r is sold abroad j Freight association. Attorney General;
at less than it is sc .id for at home ; Miller had brought it, under President!
and yet the poor manufacturers are Harrison, to prevent the raising of
whining to congress that they can- , rates by the association. The govern-j
not meet Canadian competition and j ment had lost the case in the lower j
would be driven out of business by;roi,rts and it had been dropped. I
the reciprocity agreement. j made p my mind to take that case
'into the supreme court and argue if
Senator Lodge is violently and vc- alone. I wrote the brief myself, bas
hemently opposed to the suggested inK my action on the Sherman law, of
chanre in the federal const'tutiun course. The government never had
providing for the election of United won a raso .lnder the Sherman law,
States senators by popular vote. . )jut the 8j,rpme court decided this
"Recent political upheavals in Massa- one for us ,t roused Kreat excitemeiM
chusetts. showing an unstable ten- and tht t wo erUtjon8 of rav brU f wn;on
dency of the voters in the hide-bound , had to havp ,,ri,,rwii soon dis;lp.,
republican commonwealth, are no r,t,ared
doubt in some measure responsible ' After t,i;tf , hro,Icht tWQ ()th(r
for Mr. Lodge's outburst In speak- case8the A(Jdys,0ne Pipe case, de-:
ing for his constituency he does not cUWA for th? KOVernmeIlt in a famous .
forget himself. decision by Judge Taft. and an action
against a stcond railroad combination
A policeman, patrolling h.s beat whj(.L trjpd u &yoM thp ,e(fal errors i
In the northern part of New ork of th Trans.Mississjl)i Frfljht Ms0. :
city found a safe weighing about ,ciat!on combination. Tne ,at(l .Tnde :
2.000 pounds in Park avenue, where ,M torney.gencral was the
some one had evidently dropped it. ;, . . ... ,.,
tt , v, . j only man who gave me public credit
He notified his station and 20 men , ... '
. .... , , . ; for this work. ;
of the reserves were ordered out toi
bring the safe to the station. NV.t-' Co.n.cern,"K 'Us differences with ex-;
withstanding the efforts of the po- 1 " s'dfnt K'evelt. gro.ng out of!
lice department it is stiil unexolained e ant;i f rfbate case- Governor;
how the safe had come to the plate
where it was found.
Rudeness has often cropped out as
a conspicuous trait in Joe Cannon's
nature, but his telegram to Springfield
Saturday seeking to discredit the
Ftate's distinguished gueRt, the chief
of the nation, was about the limit of
coarseness. Inasmuch as the state
preferred Taft to Cannon In the las'. wt., , .K,Mf,- . . . 1
" . . , - . ... , Mortem in authority, to the Colorado
campaign of presidential candidacies , Kue, & IrQn anJ wg re d thJ ,
and Is unquestionably still so disposed . . to RooseveIt. n was thrn , llsed h ,
the Cannon trick of Saturday w a , . expression 'guilt is personal .' Roose-i
harmless, though nerv y. , vclt ,tood by Mortoili ,hat was a
- He tried to attack me on this easel
Juaree has heretofore been chiefly when he was campaisiiing aaainst me!
famous for bull fights and horse races. iri 0uio iast fal out 1 t-ci!lk niv r,.piy j
Now that it has gone into the comic ad not leave him much of an argu-i
opera business and put on a t-pectac- ment.'' !
uiar military cast it ought to be a Continuing his interview. Governor1
more popular resort than ever. Sight- Harmon declared his belief in an em-1
Beers along the Rio Grande who saw- polyers' liability law, in the initiative1
the battle "pulled off" that afternoon and referendum. In direct primaries, in
doubtless got the worth of their the popular election of senators, and;
money. It waa a great day for the , in tariff reform. As to the recall, he'
moving picture show man. satisfied to see Oregon experiment '
with it first." he considers that "no :
When Sheriff Bruner at the outset of machinery can be devised which will
this administration of his office an- j turn out good government automatical
nounced quietly but (firmly his pur- 'ly." and that "a successful government
pose to cleans the city of gambling require the active, intelligent inter-;
The Arirus at some length commended est and efTon of the people. Some ar
his proposed policy acd the plan he rangements make it easier for them
had adopted to enforce it. In view of to take part, but they must do the
Sheriff Bruner s move of Saturday 1 work. i
night in nipping in the bud prepara- j The governor seemed to fancy ap-!
tions to disregard his injunctions it is plying the phrase "an old fashioned
needless to say that he has the fullest fellow" to himself.
measure of approbation of The Argus
and of all good citizens. Mr Bruner,un -i-m. , npnuTtTinii
does not believe In locking the barn HAD NATIONAL REPUTATION i
after the horse is stolen. I
j ArvfihUJiop Ryjui Famous for His
In Old Italy.
The most notable international ex
position of industry for the year; 1
1911 will be opened April 2 9, 'n day afternoon, will be heid Thursday,,
Turin, to celebrate the 50th anniver-; aDd t ,B spocted to be attended by'
sary of the accession of Victor Era- practically all the clergy in the Ame r-"
manuel II. as the first king of united ,C8J1 hierarchy who can reach Phila
Italy. It has been a half century of ; delphia in time for the obsequies,
remarkable progress, of which the, Ryan was considered the greatest of,
Italian people are justly proud. All the line of bishops and archbishops :
nationalities will be represented at ' that have occupied the episcopate at
the exposition. j Philadelphia. His reputation was na-
The United States will have a spa- tlonal and he was accorded popular
cious government building in the : recognition that far surpassed that of;
beautiful park of 250 acres where? any of his predecessors Two of the
the exposition Is to be held, with a 1 great worlcs of the archbishop were-1
reservation of two acres for ex-; what he did for the Indians, and his i
One Woman's Xorel View.
Mrs. Agnes Riddle, on of the three
women who are members, of the state
.egialatore of Colorado, takes a view
of the question of woman's rights and
her place in the social economy which
is novel when one considers that she
herself is a direct beneficiary of the
extension of ihe suffrage to her sex
Mrs. Riddle was making an argument
in favor of limiting the number of
hours of work for women to eight.
She declared that in the cities the wo
men are taking the jobs away from the
men because they are willing to work j
more hours for less pay. This re- !
suits in the women doing the work
while the men loaf around home or
some other place.
"And while the woman is working
and coming home each evening to a
stuffy flat, ehe is not going to raise a
family," continued the speaker.
"This condition is wrong. The men
should go to work and the women
stay at home and raise families. The i
nation needs mothers, home makers
"Pass this bill and make the men go
to work. Let the women stay at home j
and do the housework, and raise a j
whole flock of children. That is the ;
way things should be and that is the i
way I want to see them." i
Here is something new in special
pleading by a suffragist. Here is a
woman who at least Is not ashamed to
acknowledge the responsibility of her
sex to the human race. She even '
Gorernor Harmon's Views.
Interviewed bv a New York World
Harmon said that when President
Roosevelt asked him and Frederick N.
J'ldson, serving the government as
special counsel, to look into the Santa
Fe rebates, "I rein?in!jered that he
had used two friendly democrats to
whitewash a canal scandal in New
York state while governor. Still, Jud
soa and I thought it our duty to go
ahead. The first look showed millions
!id in rehMtes l.v ih Snntu I'm uiih I
" Work Among the Indiaiis.
J Philadelphia, Feb. 13. The funerai :
establishment of a protectory for home- .
less boys. The labors of the arch- (
biehop tn behalf of the Indians wa3 ;
recognlred by Roosevelt w hen he ap- i
pointed him on the board of Indian
Will Pretty Suffragettes Discard the Valentine ?
At Any Rate, No Sin Is Done to Try a Little Rhyme.
$S s- vw- ,jZs vvAs-r .-vu avJ
"p"'VE sent you many valentines, my dear;
I love to mail these tokens year by year.
But would you want a valentine, my pet,
The Argus Daily Short Story
Love and a Laundry Checks Sy Mabel D. Calhoun.
Copyrlgnted. 1310, t y Ana eclated Literary Frssst.
"Well I'll be jiggered."
Chris Webb brought his horse to a
standstill and stared down at the smiUl
square of yellow paper that fluttered
before Dixie's dancing hoofs like a
wlll-o'-the-wisp of the daytime. Sud
denly he dug bis knees into Dixie's
shoulders, and as she spr.mg forward
Chr'.a leaned over and caught the Hy
ing paper with a practiced hand. Thcu
he scanned it closely and uttered a
long orawn whistle.
Plainly it v. ::s a Chinese laundry
check and represented to its own
er a necessary arti le of wearing ap
parel that probably lay unclaimed in
the wash bonse of some moon faced
A laundry check found on the side
walk In town is a common occurrence.
A laundry chock discovered in an ob
scure canyon i:i the desert regions of
Arizona becomes a matter for consid
erable interest, especially if one has
Just convinced himself that this par
ticular canyon has never been trod by
the foot of civilized man.
"There isn't a Chick laundry within
fifty miles, or I'm a sinner! And I v;is
sure I'd struck a new trail, and afi?r
naming that gulley and all to find
IIour3 afterward whn he rolled
dustily up to the bunk house and turn
ed Dixie over to the friendly proffered
services of Dutcby Fink there wta
some comment on his extended al
sence. "Where's the critter?" asked Hen
derson, making room for his comrade
at the table and passing Webb's cup
to be filled.
"Dead." replied Christopher, his
Btroc? white teeth biting deep into
a hur.k of corn bresd. "I followed the
trail clean off the range into the sand
and cactus end then I missed it. Aft
er awhile I saw a buzzard Liih In
the air, and I guessed what had hap
pened, so I followed and fonnd ths
critter under a twisted cottonwood."
"Dead?" mestioced Peters.
"Almost. Of course I couldn't leave
her that way with that devilish buz
zard hanging around, so" he paused
for another draft of coffee.
"So you shot her. Chris"
"Yep, and then I tbot the bnzzard.
They laughed iudulc-ent'y. "You al
ways was soft hearted. Chris." com
mented Peters, flUIng his pi! e. "Who'd
atop to tore a strayed critter after
chasing her twenty miles?"
"I would." said Chris In a voice that
indicated he was worry of the tor ic.
"Any you cheps Ot h.-.ccy?"
lie deftly roiled a cigarette In Lis
lean brown fia.-ers and drew a light
from Ilenderson's smoke. "Which one
of you fellows U wearing MIed shirts?"
he asked lri!y.
Xct guilty ." they criei in chorus,
and Peter? continued. "They ain't a
chap had nerve enough to sport a tiled
should become a
enirr on the Three Forks outfit not
since Pinky Fleming was took for
ghost and a greaser shot h'm dend
right through the biled shirt!"
"Since then biled shirts has beeu
looked on like suddon death." put In
Ilenderaon gravely. "No, sir, there
ain't nobody on Little Forks wearin;:
biled shirt Why you nsk, Chris?"
"Anybody know where there's
Chink laundry?" demanded Chris pa
tiently. "I erpect there's one In Tuco:t."
suggested refers. "Sterns llkeadre.il.)
I remohiber sboolin? up a Chink
laundry there. That whs a Ions time
aqo." he nddl hast ily.
"Then there ain't n Chink laundry
nearer than Tucson?" said Chris.
"How !ibout Cactus P.ranch?" sug
gested Ri-dwo'd from his ij'iiet corner.
"Seems I recollect once when I wa-t
passing thu T.one Ilo-n I was g!n.r
to the roundup at the Branch, yoM
know some of the wimmon f 'ks ark
ed me wonM 1 h-ave a bunl!" at th.
laundry there nni git a check for I?
Being of fin ohiighiir nuture, I jrst nat
urally su!I I would, ?.cd I'm blamed
If they didn't tote out a big, Fquashy
bundle, and me errpectiner a couple of
collars or mebbe a L'i'.ed shirt! Mrs.
Traymore you know Jim Traymore's
running the Lone Horn now Mrs
Traymore says not t. lose it. because
it's a 'precious thln.' It's noibinjr but
a fancy white dress her sister was ex
pecting to wear to the schooiliouse
dance, and the girl had set her har:
It should be dene cp r!.iriit ar.d nobody
but a Chick must do it.
"As I was r pcd in for the job I
bows most polite and pays I will leave
the check on rny way back. We;!'
he paused and yed his companions du
Mo'isly "you ail recollect the roundup
at Cactus Branch."
"Being as it oniy happened laxt week,
we have strong recollections." confus
ed Chris, rubb-DT tis head though; ful
ly. "We specially recollect all nltrut
you. Redwood, and you sure didn't
take the trail by the Lor.e Horn when
you came back, and you ain't been off
this ourSt since."
"That's rieh," admitted Redwood
"I left the s UP-shr bundle a?l riht.
end the Chink slM it wonld he 4 b'.t?.
and he gave iss a. piere of papr cov
ered witli turkey tracks, nnd now I
ton't know where tho blamed pan-fr Is
nless" He Lr!ghtenod sudi"t!r ard
lapped hi Itnee. "Nott, I reckon meb
be I wed? a cigarette out of it. I wai
bhort of iicper j,b-jut t'jat tln.e."
Headers!i ;i"-i:el Ijutliy. "Tou"d
have knowed it if you'd smoked thtt,
RedwotO. Mebbe we can heip you oat.
berause if tat girl don't g.t to the
diince. why, I d-n't know what us
cLaps will d. I've seta her."
"Is It that bad?" asked Peters sympathetica:'.-'.
"She's a peiichorino!" quoth Mr. Hen
Chris got upon Ills feet and tossed
away the end of his cigarette. "What
trail did you follow when you came
back from the roundup?" he yawned
Redwood shook hi.s hc-nd hopelessly.
"I've been trying to figure that out
ever since.. I uitist have got lost, for
I was three days getting back here,
end I, had nothing to eat"
"You ran cut Hint out." interjeetcd
Peter?, fc'riiitiing. "I found you at Be
Uerman's, and that's over to the south
east somewhere! near whore Chris has
been after his stray critter."
Mr. Webb'- :iir of 1:i:j::i.i::- increased.
"Then I reckon this yonii hx'y can't go
to the d.i.'H c unless -hf gets this dress
What the Chink is washing, eh?" He
Redwood nodded. "I ref l:o"i It's tho
only party dress site's g-t ; slie seemed
mighty p.111 jiT.i:ir abnut it," he sail
"And she can't g.jt tiie lres?i without
the check?" i:rsL-teI Chris sleepily.
No cheekee, no shin el" returned
"You golay to th j:mce?"
Mr. Re.lwi-.-.d Ki!iil( d laboriously and
ran his bai.d aioug one b g with 11 i.aiu
ful rtstur.?. "I rt" ko:i my leg's i.iost
too stiff this time, so I guess I won"!
ba around tornoi row n;i:!it," be said.
They laughed hoarllessly as the
pnrti.d for the nil't.
In his own corner tha roughly par
titioned bunk hou.-e Christopher Webb
pulled the lauudiy check from his
pocket and studied the strange hiero
glyphics with thoughtful eyes. "I'll !
It," he said fU'Mc:i!y. "I reckon she'll
be mighty grateful to tb o:ie who
brings buck her pnrty dr -?a. I expect
lt'a a pretty thins :;I1 frills and fur
belows and lacy sruft". like what Annie
used to wear."' His dark eyes became
almost blark virh f. suld.-u intensity
of emotion, and his brows knitted pain
fully. "I wasn't cut out for a book
keeper or for city life. If idio'd only
have ?een lii.'it toy coming Into the
on vvr.s r.iy call to what I could do
best, but g--ve me the g by. and
here I cm I n a darned sight better
off in some ways thin I was there in
Denver. I've got health and I've got
a tho-nd Falte 1 awny against the
ranch I'll buy so.;.e dir. but I baven t
His hi-.id droopf-d si iiitie, and then,
cs If aware f bis v.e-ikness. be threw
back his jthoulders and lani'hed. softly.
"No r.eci to keep tht oth. r girl away
from ti.e part.r." he ssi 1 in a low toae
as he pro. ee.iid t i.j:il:e aa f l"l oratt
toilet with su h faci.iii.-s as the ranch
It v.as past tr.: !';:i,!.r when he let
himf-:-:f out of the do .r and u:-ide his
way into the corral. It wad the work
of a moment to catch upu mount. TLis
time it wos a rawl-oned s rrel w:,h
a loa rakin? stride thr.t -irrlel 1.1
rider over the tn.il v. ith r.'aarkable
sv.-iftneas. At J) o'clock the next
morciiig Christopher Webb disiuoimt-e-J
stfSy from therrel end enured
the dr of a Chir.e e laundry In the
Couri-Mr.g r-wn of f'act.i r ranch
In hU I. 1 r.'i he enr:! -I : l.iund:;
chcik, end wl- t be rr-i forth he
bore a Ir-e . nd pj-ashr looking
runiiie. w:n n c? pia- ei carefully ne
fore him vhn he rerno-.inttxL
A brief s:oi for I renlirt nal then
he wn b.uk 0:1 another trr.il. this
time the or lemlirg toward the Ixne
Horn. He knew Jim Troy more slight
ly. haJ met him x'. r yesr lK-fori
when ChrU h?d frt oiiii OT.t Into
the open, ns he cnllel h'. depnrture
from the city, b-it he hid net een
Jim recently. He l:.vl hcrd thnt he
was married now :;r.d tahen the Lone
At 5 o-lo?k he cV.mTM '! ae
vciand.i of the Loiu Horn ran, h
lKM-.se ami shouted iu a stentorian
There was a delight-d rhrio'.c from
wlth'.n r:A light footsteps on the
wooden l'.oir of the h.-.U. Then a
slender form gowned l.i pale blr.e cot
ton darted rcross t'e verard". nnd
held p cr.gr ami"' fr the l i:ndU
a lovely clden haired pirl v.ith wist
ful M.ie eye? .tn 1 a M-'.iy Jreoping
mouth. who d'd not see rhnstopher
Webb's amazed face. She saw noth
ing snTp the bnndle and a tall. Uin.'iy
dJposetl cowtv who had ridden out
nf his war to oblige her.
"How can I thauk yon" she was
beginrdns when Chrh-t.-T-'er spoke
from the shadow of hi broad hat.
"Annie"" he said In a lo-.v tone.
Annie Lee looked at him for a mo
ment, and then, dropping her head
against his knee, she cried softly fT
awhile. 'Tvsie married Jim Traymore
a year ago." she explained, "and I
came cnt here to vis!t them. I didn't
know where you were, Chris, but I
felt somehow if I was out la this
cocntry I rnfght be neur yon anyway.
I have wanted yon so!"
When Christopher brr!ie the news
to his comrades nt the Three Forts
he sdded. laughin?, "I rwkon that
there occasion will demand a blled
shirt, eh, boys?"'
"So do, so d." nrsr-d Henderson
eagerly. "Seems 'I'te n weddlnjj
onghter break that there li!ed shirt
"Yon got any laundry checks np
your plepve?" demanded Poter.1 of
ITenderson. "Ton speak kind of wish
ful, like you'd love to wosr a biled
"I expect all ef yon to wear 'em
when when It's nj-csary that is,
Vv-her. Tin me tried," said the happy
Christopher Authoritative! ys.
When you dtsown the power with
in yourself to do all things, you dis
honor (rod; your might within
shows your Father you kin.
You reveal your wrong methods
when you revel In your ill-gotten
money; when you succeed by floor
ing another, the folly of your flaws
will follow you.
Habit is the very heart of all that
you do i.nd of the way you do; habit
gies man the li.ont that is either
good or bad in him.
We get wisdom and our knowl
edge of the facts by a stndy of our
selves; the standard with which we
measure all men is that of our own
We make or mar our life by the
wav that we mold our character;
fortune conies when we're true, but
misfortune only when it's due.
Throwing stumbling blocks into
the other fellow's path isn't good
exerc ise for your own moral strength,
what you do to Bpoil the good In
others will recoil as bad for your
s when the
to take things
hum ;t 11 heart
wlieri you are
a:i they couie,
won't try to force faie to favor
Feb. 13 in American
J72S Cotton Mather, famous in the
New Fnglafld wit' heral't raid, died;
1T0 I'.enj.iutiii Franklin appeared be
fore the bouse of commons to plead
the cause of the American colonics.
17Sr Oeneral Fthnn Allen, the Green
Mountain hero, died, born 1731).
loll Commodore Isaac llu'l. Ameri
can naval hero, commander of the
famous frigate Const It ul ion. died;
Ijsjyy-A Hood memorable In the nnnals
of Nw F.nglnrid reached Its height.
1S07 .Tohii Randolph Tucker, a noted
Virginian, died; born 1S2.'!. Cener
ftl Joseph O. Shelby, celebrated
west of the Mississippi a- dash
ing Confederate cavalry command
Peoria Keeps Heado jartera.
I'eoria. III.. FvU. VI - Trie I ;.dn lart
ers of the li-orno'ive firoinen and en
pinr-ir.en wiil not be r-move d to C!ee.
land for at least three j ais. (I. Haw
ley, aecittary of the ori'anis n :op, r.r -bounced
that !ie sumem'; 'o rt ';;
Id'-cide'! to have the he;.dTiart-;i 4 ie-
I n.ain h' re.
Cc-t a packaee of Car sn-.e. toc'ay.
ou Wiil f;nd thst it r.ot only re
l.'tvea headache zhviost in.'tantly,
but art. gently vn the Bto.-nach
End bowfcis, relieves constipation,
biliousnefcii, coljj and fcrp. Con
tains no oviitea.
1 rtT7ij ! ; mrj ru
Dtk:D jJraf CkealcJ C., Ltl
X5r 9VACAA 14. SMtTU
QJOMETIM F.S the worst th'ng a msn
k has against his nn-ther in hiw 1
that she gae his w ife her lu-trui tious
When a woman get furious at her
husband her one Nst wbh is that hhe
luip.ht pick out his mi ond w ife.
The man who can't afford to go
south tell his friends how he enjoys
the bracing cold.
When you hear a mnn laying the
l-.luh 01-1 of living to feminine e
tnivngaii' e you can iramble that his
opponent heid a royal tiu.-h iu the last
Don't npend your time wondertnt:
what fate has In store for you. (1
and see if fortune iMl't looking fer
some good man to drive her 1911
The small boy usually approves of
his sister's caller If the latter haa been
a good football player.
It takes all kinds of people to make
tip n world, but we sometimes wonder
If some of them were not Just thrown
In for good measure.
Some people have a positive genius
for thrusting their own duties upon
another and making that other feel
that a favor has been done him.
A noted aviator pas recommended
an airship voyage as a cure for variou
Ills. His remedy has cured a nnmber
of ills and guaranteed, no return of
A man Is known by the company he
keeps nnd a woman by the society
notices she get.
Improving en Nature.
Th" drrfs centructlnir felka combine
With art an-1 utrensrth and nklll
To take the hiimnn form divine
An. I mc'.it It to their will.
Tli' v tl 1 not rar where nature placed
The walft lh so much care.
AccoriUiiK to their whim or taata.
They triova It here and there.
Ore i:ienn we may ree the maid
Kuti traU.hl from arniltn clown.
Almost as r!-nlT aa a bUrte.
A bean pole in a aown.
Next in the fninahln aha may baak,
A veiy pretty aluht.
Am plump aa any water caak
AnJ belterl un a knight.
If rounded utiociMcrs are the atyte
They till ttn-in up with r are
Or clirrtifr hfin Irt a little while
1 f.islilon runa to ai'iare.
You ttilnk tho limit haa been bit.
Hut fachlon, bold and pert.
Poii't eee Jiint vet the place to quit.
And there'a the bobble aklrL
"W hen nature mnMel womnnkltid.
Kltet prMctlcliuc on man.
She bail It M ttled In her mind,
A tlxcel tout Ktea.ly plan.
To turn out eomethlint tine ami fit.
Hut those who new and baste
lm':::lne they Improve on It
I'.y inoviiiK round the waist.
Two of a Kind.
"You didn't tell me Unit hor win
blind when you Hold him to me."
"You didn't nsk nie."
"I tool; It for granted be could aee.
"I tooli it for granted you could.
"I would like to bill you!"
"You murdcroin UiIuk' What for?"
"Just ft briiiK up the aveniae.
"Yc. nhf inarrlecl beneath her.
"I KUpfiose hT friend nil feel bad
"li. terrible, only they dmi't refine
to ko I'ldinjt In bis autowoblleM."
Chance For Im
agination. "It must be
lots of fun be'.r?
"What part f
It do you had
my -.peiise uc
"He beats the record for fdaylnff at
"And that isn't all hel.eafs."
"Not liis wife?"
".No; just the niK" "
The Real Teat.
"There t'os an h'-n'-at ninn."
"How do you kiiow?"
"He told lue so."
"Have you tried loaning hlril a book V
"Is h" a veterinary aurjreon?"
"Then why do you call biui "Doc?"
"lieiause he d'x ks horse' talia.
Had Hia Reaaona.
"He claiii.H tlni! h Ioe-:n't undsr
itatnl a thii t: M.out woui'-n."
"Ilv r ! :i roan led?'
"(.! ly live linn's."
Better That Way.
It 1 ; e '.a I l:r,'l. an r.iii are fire;
Jf In in rlK''.t t..ru u r-Klrli-tion,
Tl.:i 1 1 I r.'d 'Trr '' m Trn
Jf. rl'T' - tn ! t-f- 'd f.:ti'.tlen.
A fw lolr.uteH delay In freeing
noiii; 1 unfa c.f froup, even the length
of time It tal.ea to lux a doctor,
oficn irc;v-ii daiicer()li aafeal
'!) ia to keep Chan berlaln'a Cough
iteo 'lv in the io":e and at the flral
Indi a i' ri f, croup Kle the child a
ilos-. I' 1 asant to take aDd alwayi
cjrtH. '.U'll by all druKKeta.