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B 4 GOODWIN'S WBBKLY. I
H h ii With Balfour, Premier; with Salisbury and
R & 1 fi ( Hiclts-Beach retired, with the great war closed, it
HI &Jj 1 1 will be natural to expect that a new impetus will
Ml KH k given to British trade if it can be done. Bal-
Hj l,i ' four naturally is disposed to let things drift, but
H ' i Mr. Chamberlain, the Colonial Secretary, is as ag-
H 1 H ' gressive as he is unscrupulous, and with the two
M r $i men who wero always thwarting and opposing
B J $1 him out of the way, he is likely to push some ag-
H Hi ill ' gressive commercial measures. The Rand gold
HI pj J J ! will begin to flow toward England soon, and it will
HwHikij P make a great deal of difference when the steady
HI !jff I outgo is stopped and the current is turned back
HE u fj toward England again. The great trouble is that
HI fflpf' j English manufactures have not kept up with the
H ;f Ifc! I world's progress and her artisans have apparently
Kf ftl lost their old grip.
Hif'u,i!l( Tlie Ars01111111 denounces the recent California
Hi ft! I)1 earthquakes as mostly frauds, says the daily pa-
Ki p pers lied unmercifully, that the brick blocks de-
Hg . fj II j j : stroyed were boai'd houses with a veneer of one
Hi m n I thickness of brick, which brick naturally fell off
Ha M m when the houses were a little shaken, etc. But the
Hi f - Argonaut should remember that earthquakes are
Rn Ij(iJ nerve-shakers and people have a right to be a lit-
Hfi! tie excited when they are around. Old Man Huffa-
R Iff f ker in Nevada stated a grave truth the morning
Kflyi j after a lively shakeup in Steamboat and Truckee
fflilil !' valleys. The morning was still and beautiful and
Bf P Mm some of the boys were telling Huffaker how badly
BiO II i he was frightened the previous night. "I admit it,"
Blij.i ill said the old man. "A man who is not afraid of an
Uwiilli i earthquake is a d d fool."
Biffi !j The swift fall of the level of Great Salt Lake
!1 fills the minds of a good many people with ap-
j prehension, lest the great inland sea becomes, so
ytflij j I to speak, extinct. We do not believe there is any
njrjj; ijl such danger. People point to the amount of
lli K 1 1 1 water used in irrigation adjacent to the lake, but
Rflfi I ill tt does not at al1 compare in amount to what is
jLj jlj 4 ! carried away by evaporation. The average amount
lll'il'ilh of rain has not fallen in thiB sreat central basin
off m Sf for several years. This has reduced the water
Iff i nrlll running into the lake greatly; it has at the same
lm Hi time increased the evaporation, for the whole at-
IHni Is i mosp'iere of this region is as thirsty for moisture
Initial as are the farmers wno ve Delow where Parley
MhOi ' creek debauches into the valley. With two or three
Bil' ! I real wet winters the lake will come back to its
H Hill I old leve1.
H 4'i Charlie Fair was a winsome child, both he and
Bii his brother Jimmie. Had they been born poor they
BS i I might have carved out for themselves stronger
H I J .i ' names than did their subtle, mysterious father.
Hjb t But they had not the strength to bear great for-
Bsf Mm k tunes. Jimmie died several years ago, and now
BitUM! Charlie, in his recklessness, has been killed. It
H ''I iB a Pitiable ending. The name of Fair has be-
Hj y I I come extinct in a single generation. Mr. Mack-
B ! j i ay's oldest son was dashed against a tree by a
H iii! furious horse and killed; the last Fair boy was
N jiKj killed almost in the same place on Thursday in an
E f all I automobile crash. There was plenty of pluck in
H 1 m both boys, but little discretion, and the deaths of
Hi f I the two young- men are pitiable reminders that
BBfj 1 great wealth carries with it no guarantee of long
Ml! II 1 life
Hii H M " CnlcaSO woman tells the following story of
HHliJ her nowest grandson. The youngster was being
MnffH dressed for his first visit to Sunday-school.
Hflf "Now, Johnny-boy, when they ask you who
(B Ti 1 made you, you are to say 'God.' Remember now."
H ;' ! -nfj "All right, mamma," said the young hopeful,
H i Wm and was led off y Is nurse'
H I IIiTO "Now, Johnny, who made you?" asked the
HI 'llni teacher.
HBJ Johnny stood up, wiggling with delight
HHfHj "Why or er," the small face began to look
HBBf doubtful; "er er, please, sir, mamma told me, but
HHH i I've forgotten the gentleman's name." New York
Ballad of Spready Antler.
'Twas the Bull Elk Spready Antler, that from Ok
Eighteen hands high was Spready, the tallest kind
His sire was a tall Texan Elk, his dam a Cherokee,
And very proud was Spready of his ancestral tree.
His range was on the Cimorron; he had no wish to
Until, by accident, he chanced on one unlucky day
To read in the Elkhorn Gazette that in the Wa
There was a summer browsing ground, luxuriant
Where all the Elks would rendezvous for one ma
Salt Palace licks for young Elks; for the old a big
'Twas the Bull Elk Spready Antler that soon made
up his mind
That this new range out in the West he speedily
And so he hired a palace car, and stored it fore
With food that might be eaten, and food that
might be quaffed.
And, boarding it, he ordered the swiftest kind of
To the Elk Stalk called the Wasatch beyond the
'Twas the Bull Elk Spready Antler that on the
fourth day found
The higher altitude he sought, the looked-for
1 'Twas evening; all the lights were on, and Spready
said, "It's great.
Let us get off and take it in we will perambu
late." Then through the thicket dense of men and boys
and ladies fair,
The Bull Elk Spready Antler began to push and
Until he saw a Lady Elk behind a table green,
Who with a face divinely fair, and with a smile
Besought the passing Elks to pause, and one small
To win surcease from sorrow in a monumental
'Twas then that Spready Antler looked at the
And to his own soul whispering inaudibly did
That on all ranges east or west, or north or south,
Such Lady Elk as that rare Elk was ever known
And so, enchanted -and beguiled, he tried to buck
His heart meanwhile beat pit-a-pat, his soul was
He lost and lost and still she smiled and bade him
once more play,
Until his last hard splitter was spirited away.
And then, still smiling, she explained that while
his luck seemed bad,
He should cherish the experience at gaming he
'Twas the Bull Elk Spready Antler that, embit
tered and enraged,
A passage on a flatcar surreptitiously engaged.
And with many compound adjectives and dire ex
That from his native stalking ground he'd never
Desperate Suitor Sir, I have reached that stage
where I can no longer live without your daugh
ter. Heartless Parent Well, I don't consider suicide
a crime, young man, but you mustn't hang around
here. Chicago News.
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