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A Question of Aje. ,
Freddy And can you really and
truly remember Abrahana Lincoln!
Grandpa Why, yes of course,
You see, I'm a great deal older than
Freddy Pay, grandpa, how old
will I have to be before I ".an remem
ber him? . "
X Masculine Lady'i Maid.
A Boston ian while exploring the
files of a paper piVnted in his town a
century fcjro came across this ratner
startling advertisement "II. Rogers
inform those ladies t?ho wish to be
dressed by Jiim, either on assembly
or ball days, to give him notice the
previous day. Ladies who engage to
and don't dress must pay half prico."
The Candid Suburbanite
"I supose people around here raise
their own regetables?"
."Some do; others merely plant
riTt Prms.tlT Can. Ke fits m
I I I O rur Inl Jt of IT K lie.1. Gret Nam
A Mere Formality.
Haddon Erre I want to marry
your daughter, sir.
Mr. Ooldroz H'm ! What are your
Haddon Erve Fine. She's willing,
so it doesn't much matter what any
one else says. Philadelphia Press.
Claiming tier Privileges. ,
"I want it understood, mum,"
aid Bridget before signing with her
new mistress, "that I shall have me
reg'lar afternoons off during the hot
weather without prejudyce to me va
cation of wan week in October, mum"
Simpson We went out last night
to serenade the Perkins girls.
Hopkins Did it go off all right.
Simpson Their father threw half
a dollar down to us and said please
play till daylight maybe it would
help him to get some sleep. Chicago
Mothers will find Mrs. Wlnslow's Sooth
ing Syrup the best remedy to use ior their
children duriug the teething period.
"Henry 1 Henry I" whispered the
wife of the good citizen, "there's a
robber in the house."
"Lot's of them," replied Henry,
"in the house and senate, too, but
they ain't a circumstance to those in
the city councils." Philadelphia
Net Entirely Mute.
He What I feel for you, Muriel,
I can never tell you in words. True
love is silent.
Muriel Oh, no, I assure .you. It
speaks to- papa. '
I do not believe Piso's Cure for Con
sumption bas an equal for coughs and
colds, Aohh F. Bonus, Trinity borings,
Ind., Feb. 16. 11)00.
Hard Reputation. -
"You are wanted in a hurry at Mr.
Qazzam's!" cried the youngster,
"Are you sure they sent for me?"
asked young Dr. Kilham.
"Yes; they said you could not do
any harm, as Mr. Qazzam's dying
now." Philadelphia Press.
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Just So. j
Little Elmer (who has ah inquiring
mind) Papa, what is firmness? .
Prof. Broadhead The eiercibo of
will power, my son. I
Little Elmer Well, sir. and what
Prof. Broadhead The exercise of
won't power, my son. Puck J
There l more Catarrh In this eeetion of the
country than all other discuses put together,
nd until the laat few veara was au noosed to be
incurable. For a great many years doctor pro
nounced it a local disease, and prescribed local
remedies, ana by constantly fulling to cure
with local treatment, pronounced it incurable.
Science has proTen catarrh to be a constitu
tional disease, and therefore requires constitu
tional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure, man
, ufactured by F. J. Cheney A Co., Toledo, Ohio,
is the onlv constitutional cure on the market.
J it is taken internally in doses from 10 drops to
i a teaspoon ful. It acta directly on the blood
, .nd mucous surfaces oi the system. They offer
cone hundred dollars for any case it falls to
cure. Bend for circulars and testimonials. Ad
dress, f. J. cu KNE Y A CO., Toledo, a
Bnia ry tmiggists, isc. at ,
Hall's Family Pills are the belt.
DISEASE THEIR UNDOING.
eetllence Made Desreaerate) of the
People la the MMsls irM
In 1343 a pestilence that swept over
the greater part of Europe well-nigh
destroyed the moral sensibilities of the
bumau race. Duriug the fcrevaleuce of
the plague tbeie seemed to be no sense
of bouor, no realization of duty to God
or man In many parts of the continent.
A physician of Avignon, Prance, writes
of the conditions that then existed:
"The father did not visit his son, nor
the son his father. Charity was dead."
Villa ut says of his neliibora at Flor
ence thnt tbey behaved as "might per
haps be expected from Infidels and
savages. Men gave themselves up to
the enjoyment of the worldly riches to
which they had succeeded." The En
glish manor court rolls record more
than one case where a house bereft of
Its occupants by the plague was plun
dered by the neighbors and bodies of
the dead stripped by their own fellow
vIllugeN. The wealthy, lu the months
following the plague, gambled, reveled,
steeped themselves in gluttony and
lechery; the poor Idled, brawled, took
advantage of the necessities! of their
lords and became irreligious and rebellious.
Scarcely a writer fails to record the
ntter eclflsbneea ef the period of the
visitation and the dlauoluteneea and
lowered morals which followed In Its
wake. The survlvkig laborers Insisted
on higher wages and employers used
their influence with the government to
pass laws to compel the acceptance of
the' old rates. Contention raged be
tween rich and poor, and the seeds'
were sown for Jacqueries and peas
The building of churches ceased for
a time. The newly laid foundations of
the vast nave and choir of the cathe
dral at Siena were left as they were,
and have never been built upou to this
A thousand partially built churches
remained Btutionary for a time and
their construction was resumed only
when architectural style had changed
so distinctly that the line of division
can still be seen. At Oxford and
Cambridge and Paris the number of
students was depleted and never again
rose to Its former number. The clergy
suffered more than any other class in
the community. Many a monastery
had lost its whole body of occupants,
In others the few survivors, with di
minished Income and discipline be
cause of the death of tholr leading
members, never refilled their numbers
or regained their old prosperity and
vigor. The bishops were compelled to
ordain to the service of the church the
young, the Inexperienced, the Illiter
ate, and even then there were too few
for its needs. .
COLD ICE AND WARM ICE.
No Gnawing Hunger to Forbid,
Brown I wonder why big strikes
; always come on or come on in
Shot weather? . t i ;
J Jones Oh, in hot weather a man
generally gets the idea that he could
sustain life on pump water Chicago
News From the Interior.
"The new telegraph editor
humorist" s. . .
Compared with Soma Bubataacea
loe Is Kesl'T Hot.
The college professor asked the rest
of us whether Ice was colder In win
ter than it was In summer. Now, to
the rest of us, Ice was Ice, and there
fore we could not see how It could re
main ice and be either colder or warm
er. Then the professor explained the
thing In this fashion:
"If a thermometer Is burled In Ice in
summer It will Indicate 32 degrees. If
you throw a piece of lee into boiling
water, and leave it there until It Is al
most gone, what Is left would be still
at 82 degrees. Ice can never be got
ten above that temperature.
"But while Ice can never be warmed
above 82 degrees, It will go as much
below that as the weather does. An
Iceman delivering Ice one zero day In
January was asked whether his ice
was any colder than , In July. He
thought not. But, as a matter of fact,
a piece of summer ice, If he had had It,
would have been something of a foot
warmer for him, as It would have been
30 degrees warmer than the. air of the
bottom of his wagon.
"Mixing salt with ice makes It much
cooler. The ice in a wine cooler goes
down to about zero. This is why the
point zero on our common thermome
ters was fixed where It is. It was
supposed to be the lowest point which
could be reached by artificial means.
Since then we have reached about 883
degrees below zero by chemical pro
"Ice will cool down with everything
else- on a cold night to zero or below,
What should prevent It? On a dny
when it Is Just freezing a block of Iron
and a block of ice outdoors will stay at
32 degrees. If the Weather grows
warmer the Iron will warm up with
the weather, but the Ice will stay at
82 degree? and melt away. But If the
weather grows colder the iron and the
ice will cool off, and one just as much
as the other.
"As the Ice grows colder It gets hard
er and more brittle.. There can be no
"He heads an account of the can- Wfrokory bend on a skating pond on a
ibal islanders eating the Germav j -fata day, for ice is then too brittle.
Slivers of Ice dipped in liquid air be-
nibal islanders eating
scientists, 'Trouble in Their Midst'
Pain, Suffering, Wizard Oil could not
live together, so pain and sutTering
moved oat. Ask your druggist bit it
Not Interested la Hay.' !
"They say tnhay crop this - year
will be immense."
"How about the gasoline crop?"
"The what?" .. ' j.
"Hang it, man, didn't you know
that I had bought an automobile?"
Cleveland Plain Dealer. j
Patents Send no Mor)fy
But a model or drawing with a description,
and we will advise you. J. B. Duffie pnpp
-Co., (Dept. A) Washington, D. C rK.CC
I 1 Beat Cough Syrup. Tastes Good. Use I I
I In Um Bok) jjrlruirglsta, 1 I
come so bard that they will cut glass.
Water thrown on Ice In the Arctic re
gions will shiver It like pouring boll
lng water upon cold glass. This is be
cause the ice is so much colder than
tne water. "Beverages. '
The Present Pace.
Servant A publisher at the door to
see you, sir.
Modern Author Have him come In
and wait; tell him I just began writing
a book, and won't have It finished for
fifteen minutes.-Ohlo State Journal.
We knock on the style of having
cushion covers with pictures of Indian
:heads on, of painted red skins on the
wall, and of the Indian In any kind of
decoration. We are terribly fad crazy
!when we make a parlor decoration of
'the man who scalped our ancestors,
,and would be scalping us if he were
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(Two " Granger Twist " tags beiag equal to one of others mentioned.)
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our language and, incidentally, what
a tiny cupful of words we each dip up
out of the oream. .
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