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GOOD FOR MICE AND ASEHJS , Zm&'.
iiairouii, or narcissus; ana in is etch
-w --ua n iiiM.mrnp fnsranne nrniron rw oil
Kon5 TenSm-d whicf ofr ptltr. of ,
1WJ hP tbc Wcmiig fSinilTrift fifit- is
V.rrrr. n flat Crumlw. Nibble tM
The Culmuhk is in receipt of corset Swoensr Which th
tk. A HiimkaMf hA Maw Mpv Latttx- Bll. &
lean Odd bVl ov. iv.tbifs had "by k . . . . aw.
.7 - JR.. J? ' A! rentmgFagent anajn
of Kara Visa, N. M. Itfrnake al K in.nS
very oreoimu iivwiuH ii Tnev had met mere netore.
The Mexico 'M'eace Edition" of
El Paso Herald irvcertainlyO. K.
nlvnvu ttanlr fin tltti f-fnl'
, , . . "runnv tnc sweepers wear oui wi ,,.. u-wiv
aid for bclntr rlRht up to muff. BRC, m ,hat , -r- WnUy
The onion has other notable eon-
hmIImii It ia start rrtititn in til
iiaraHhalnaa mnnairntm till'
"Seems to me."' said the renting ,( p,ftin thp onjon j( f
agent, "that yon are doing a land- j,.,, orlRin, th0gh o th- or-
office businws among my tenants.-, -fibporver there is nothing
"Pretty fair." said the salesman. .n.ni.p .hm.i ii rinr.
Wondor if I)iu will ever bo-
come resinned to hip resignation.
There areiplcnty of city chaps
who Tciil never rIv heed to the
"hack to the soil" movement un
til they nre carried to the ceme
tery. Medero is showing proinlHlnj;
ffiiw of lipcominj? a poHiiclan in
that he if ion r n p o i .e.
You have noticed of conrpe,
that the reoplc who say "'it can't
be done," .ire invariably among
thee'aas oi people who "never
.fudging from the newspaper
reports the Uindon coronation
wi8 run for the special henifit
of American millionnires.
One awallovr may make a
spring, but it generally taken
more than tyat to make a drunk.
Money Calks loud euough with
out the use of a magnaphone.
What is the difference between
the self satisfaction of your-self
and the conceit of others?
One never realizes how elnstic
the truth is until the gossips get
What is the difference between
a man swearing to keep from
crying, and a woman crying to
keeping from swearing?
They aay Bryan is back in the
political saddle. Wonder if the
donkey will buck again.
not the only funny thing aliont this
house. There are the mice. T am
here to aee aUut the mice. There
shouldn't be a mouse on the place,
for all the tenant neem to he pood
houjw.'keepcre., yet every little while
somebody complaina of mice.
'"Our errAndu bore originate in the
ame cause," Mid the salesman. "Ev
ery woman in the houw is careless
with her carpet sweeper. She leave
crumba in it over nipht. That brinps
WAS SUSPICIOUS OF REPORTERS.
Oarnegip 'used to he very ailsp;
uinu,of newnpapcr men. A reporter
went to rh him about a situation in
the steel trade. Tndr a pretext of
bowing the reporter his baby (now
Mis Carnegie) the ironmaster called
his wife into the room with the in
fant in arms. He kept her there
during the interview, which,- after
nil, amounted to nothing. In fact.
the mice, which nibble the sweeper; w would volunteer nq, more tmpor
trying to get at the crumbs, and in
the end yon and I make thew pri
fidical calls, von to get rid of the
mice, I to sell sweepem."
Colossus Will Celebrate
(Continued from l'aj,'t 1.)
mounted. Course 100 yards.
(Lady startes with needle and
thread and gh s it to her beat
fellow at the other end of the
course. He threads the needle
returning it to iter, and she re
turn to jKiint of starting.)
Uaah prizes will be paid the
winner of each afternoon event.
II p. in.
Uuse bail game, Colutnbua ver
sus Troop 'C" team.
Notice of Baptist Services
Preaching erery night Jas,
11. Davis, Territorial Evangelist.
Services at H o'clock. Sunday
services: Sunday-school, H p. in.
an illustrated talk with chemicals,
1 p, ro. and preaching, 8 o'clook.
Kvory body cordially invited to
all of these services.
They will continue until further
notice. Win. J. Gordon.
Jas. 11, Davis.
"What's a 'chaser,' pa?"
"An afterthought, my dear."
RARE BOOKS IN CANADA.
in the library of Toronto, Can
ada, there is a version of the New
Testament in Gothic, made by St.
I'lphtllas early in the fourth ccn
I i . :r t: ... ...lt t ii
i a til i i v uiniiuii uh uic nui'jL-vi limn
hist belief that thf reporter would
flnda Cnmegic article in h ueriodi
eal of much interest.
r RESULT OF TRAINING. I
"The orator we heard tonight used
to bV a haseball player."
"I nppop that actotinta for th i
way he pitched his voice," j
CHINESE LOVEHS GF RACING
Bettlns I Open and Unrcatrletcd and (
Don en tho Prl-Mutul
"The Chinese nre great lovers of
horse racing, and in Manchuria are
bred fotne of the fleetest ponies in
ths Forid." said Mr. II. It. Wiley of ,
Snn Francisco, who spent years in '
"Twice. a year there are grand rac-
ing meets in Shanghai and the elite
of these game little steeds from the
north come down to compete for sti-
i preihacy of tho track. The handi
capping is based on height; a pony
of 12 hands is given a leas weight to
I carry than one that is taller. Enor
mous qrnwds go out tc tec them run
andjthe Europeans are just as eager
pntrona of the sport aa the Celestial.
"Betting is open and unrestricted
tury. mere are also copies made &nd u done something after the
by the monU of the eleventh ccn- fwhion of tho pari-mutuel svstGm.
tury, remarkable for their beautiful j The climax of the meeting is' when
illuminated work. A commentary, the grand prise of several thousand
on Ezckiel bears the signature of ( taelf is awarded. In this contest no
Bishop Cranmer, who died at the j, jft digible unices ho has previ
stake under Queen Mary. It con-' ously won a race. All the racing is
tains also a copy of the "BoldierV ; on thc there being no made
Bible, printed in England in 1603, track as in this rountrv, and the
and sold for a penny. Another is' course is perfectly straight."
wc cAjgnr uuiic, wi wincu icn gen
era! ions of the Edgar family are
inscribed, early settlers in Canada.
Another is the Bible of Barbara
Heck, who introduced Methodism
into America, and the Cree version,
made for the natives by the mission
ary, James Evans.
THE LILY-LIKE ONION.
Tho onion, strange aa it may seem,
comes of an aristocratic f4mily, i?om
the stock of which have sprung meny
notable sciona and lovely ofTahoota.
The humble onion is own cousin fo
the stately lily, whether the arum or
the lovely Lenten lilv. the lilr-of-thc-
SOUTH AFRICAN SOCIAL LIFE
Women Highly DomsttleaUd ard En
joy Poncing, Tennis, Croquat,
Qetr and Cycling.
The South African woman is gen
erally very highly domesticated; she
is not only capable of managing her
native servants very cleverly, but she
is able to cook well, make jam and
picklea, look after poultry, attend to
the garden and make her own drcssea
and those of her children.
The aocial life in all South Afri
can towna ia a strong feature, danc
ing is a favorite amusement and hol
iday ptcnics on nvrr banks are gen
eral. Women play tpnnis. croptpt
and golf and do a good deal of cy
cling. Life in South Africa ranges
from old-eMablished jmltoroand hix
wrft withvew surrounding conven
ience andMasJf, tjjgthc loneliness of;
thlfveMt rni, andto ftps life and;
born girl roon adapts hcrtelf if she
is at all adaptable. She cap h?,
healthy, happy and free and usually
fairly prosperous, with morTmoiffvr
to spend than she would have in a
similar position at homo,tEnypire
3fagaxinc. , i
At the Dickens birthday dinner)
of the Bor. club, given in Iondon in
February, more than a dozen mom-
hers of the Pickens family were
present. It in only 41 years since
the death of the great novelist, and
his immediate descendanta need not
be very aged men and women. Yet
the effects of vast fame is to impel
a great figure away from us into the
claesic paatt That a son of Charles
Dickens should now 1m goin.( about
England and giving readings out of
"The Cricket on the Hearth" im
presses one as unnatural and odd.;
One of Charlee Dickons' sons sfrvel
for Rome time in the mounted polirei
in the western provinces and served!
in th'e second rebellion.
SALT WATER A8 GERMICIDE.
At Seattle Dr. Crichton ha or
dered the use of Puget sound sea wa
ter to lay tho dust and fluch the
streets. "Salt water is one of the
beat germicides in the world," aaya
Dr. Crichton. "Sea water contains
several grains of chloride ofsodiutn
to thc gallon and within t few davs
the city's streets will become white
with sodium chloride and the action
of the sun'a ray? on this will pro
duce chlorine gj, one of the vcrr
nesi msinrectama Known to science."
EAGLE PEST IN IDAHO,
Eagles are becoming a threatening
agency of destruction of the deer of
Ihis stale, says a dispatch from
Boise, Idaho, to the Chicago Exam
iner. Information has been re
ceived by the atate game warden to
the effect that in many sections of
tho state every young fawn hae leen
carried away by eagles of large spe
cies, and while no estimate can be
obtained as to th? amount of game
which has been destroyed through
this agency, it is said to be extreme
"What did you ask such a tighf
man as that to contribute to charity
"Beoatue it was for a shut-in so-cietr."
GROWS IN SELF-ESTEEM.
"Yea, mused the party wijo
teemed to bo thinking aloud, "I
guess that's right."
"What's .right?" queried the inno
cent bystander who had overheard.
"That the farther a man gets
away from home the more he tries
to szsggcrate his importance," an
swered the noisy thinker,