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srs- ' k ' -v v ivy ,. , .- , .4- .... ,. CUV ..5. usly the proposition of getting out 2jaj$ Into the open as a family at tills time of year, and whlls the field l small, it Is possible for the average house keeper to accomplish her tfeslre, Blessed Is the woman who can lock her front door at the opentog of the season and leave It locked until she has returned In the fall from the -country, the mountains or (lie Beashore. But the aver age housekeeper Is fortunate If the whole family can nJoy even a two weeks' outing. Those two weeks are actually heavenly, but they are generally sandwiched In between four weeks of misery before and the same Ameunt of time after. If one can obtain country board within striking dis tance of the city, so that th head of the family can get In and out to his work each day, a perverse fate seems to ordain it that the board Is only alleged board, or the rooming facilities such that one's house or apartment in the city is far preferable. Quite the most satisfactory way 1b to build a little "shack," sufficiently large to ac commodate from three to a half dozen persons, on the banks of a river or stream, if the city in question be so located, or even out In the woods a half mile or so j from the trolley line. If only the week-end is spent in such a place, It will more than repay its cost, for somehow one seems to feel the heat more of a Saturday or Sunday than in the middle of the week. Old-fashioned camping parties, where a half dozen families live together in canvas tents out of doors for a month at a time, are still i vogue ia other places than the extensive Maine woods or the Adlrendacks. The average American city has numereus colonies of these campers Just beyond its outskirts each summer. It Is an Inexpensive way of getting a breath of fresh air at a cost sufficiently small as not to interfere with the convenient paying of the rent on the city home or apartment while away from it. One of these days some enterprising young architect will construct an apart ment House several miles beyond the city limits. In the heart of the virgin forests, for summer boarders only and he will have a paying venture, too. HOME. Alight I bat see, my Journey done, Yon stand beeide the door To take my hand and lead me in, Ah, could I ask for more 1 To sit together then, my dear, No word, perhaps, to say. To sit together then, my dear, Just as we sit to-day. The journey's long to make, my dear, Chartless the hills to roam ; And oh, the wandering -will be far, The end will It be home? Might I but fee, my journey done, You stand beside the door To take my hnnd and lead me In, Ah, could I ask for more ! Success Magazine. Tak en on Trial The man whirled about. "I'll try you for a week," he snap ped, "and your pay will be flO." The girl paused on her way to tne , door. "Thank you," she said. "I exp-.-t to make myself worth more than that." When he came down the next morn ing and tramped into his office, he lound the girl seated at her table, her brown head bent over her work. He was Just a little surprised to find her there. Persons he engaged had a way of promising to come back and failing to do so. He knew that he was to tolame for this, and he rather gloried In the thought. But here was this etrange girl at her place and looking as it she meant to stay there. She -was a neat-looking girl. Her hair was tidy and there was a bit of white about her neck that softened the ef fect of the black frock. And In a lit tle vase In front of her was a flower, a red flower of some kind a flower, lie told himself, that looked strangely out of place in the dingy room. And then the man suddenly stared about him. Both the wlndowB were open, and they were clean, and the aunshlne was streamlf? In. And there was a general air of freshness about the place that was quite amazing and the odor of cleanliness was fairly pun sent "Good morning," said the girl sweetly- This girl was going altogether too far. What did she mean by taking such liberties? He would show ker that he was not the sort of man that .rmild be Imposed upon. No doubt she fcad been spoiled in the office of her father her dead ramer. He looked up. The girl was stand ing by the desk. "The men from the telephone com pany will be here at 10 o'clock to ar range for moving the phone," she said, "and the typewriter Is being put in order. Do you feci the draught from the windows? , He growled an Inarticulate word or two and the girl turned away. "Oh," she said and turned back, "Mary, the woman who cleans, asked me to tell you that she wasn't in any way responsible for the Improved ap pearance of the office. She said she was quite willing to let me take all the credit. It seems much nicer here, doesn't it?" Heer was hla chance to assert his authority. But, strange to say, the only form of expression his anger took was another vicious slam of the much suffering private drawer. The girl brought new methods into hn business, the labor-saving and tlmc-s.ivlng devices he had despised And with the departure of the old fashioned methods his old-fashioned brusoueneas seemed to depart, too Customers who had been offended at his irrltnMlity and plain speaklnj came l ack. The husinesj was hi bet- He arose suddenly and took the va cant chair by the girl's table. "Miss Morris," he abruptly said. "I'm troubled." "Not about the business, Mr. Thur bcr?" "No. The business Is all right. Per haps, if it wasn't, I could keep my thoughts on It. It is my son Robert who bothers me." "Yes, Mr. Thurber." "But you don't ask me why?" "I know something about the story, sir. You disagreed. Your son felt that you were treating him like a child. He rebelled. You drove him away." "It's all quite true," said ths man. "It's very hard for me to think I was wrong. Robert was a good boy. Per haps I forgot that he had grown to be a man." The girl leaned forward. "Mr. Thurber," she said, "what is my position here?" He looked at her blankly. "I hardly know," he answered. "I will have to think it out. Is there any special title you want?" She smiled. "Let me be your confidential adviser for Just a moment or two," she said. "You told Robert you would never call him back." "Yes." "Will you let me call him?" He stared at her. "Let you call him! Do you think he will come?" "I am sure he will." "Then you know Robert?" him when the train would reach my station. "We passed your station 400 years ago," he said, calmly folding the train up and slipping it into hla pocket. "At this Juncture the clown bound-, ed into the ring and pulled the center pole out of the ground, lifting the tent and all the people in it up, while I stood on the earth below watching myself go out of sight among the clouds above. Then I awoke and found I had been asleep almost ten minutes." WHY THE VIOLIN 13 MUSIC'S KINO. lly James lluneker. Restrietrd ai to its auge of dynamics, the violin has had for Its votaries nien of such widely different, temperaments ns Paganlnl and Si ohr, Wilhelinj and Sar.--.ate, Joachim Ysaye. , Us literature does no compare with that of I I lilt' iimiiti, which i-.'ii ii, it't'iiiuYt-ll, CM 'riu- lXV I nmnn, Chopin and Brnl-.ms have written their i . f choicest music; yet tho intimate nature of the violin, its capacity lor passionate emotion, crowns it and not the oran. with Its mechanical tonal effects as the king of Instruments. Nor does the voice 'make the peculiarly poignant ap peal of the violin. Its lowest note Is the (5 below the treble clef, and Its top note a mere squeak; but It Beems in a few octaves to have Imprisoned within its wooden walls a miniature world of feeling; even In the hands of a clumsy amateur it lias the formidable power of giv ing pain; while In the grasp of a master It Is capable of rousing the soul. Everybody's.- MOTHERS-IN-LAW MOST MALIGNED OF ALL. By Helen Oldtield. Probably no class of persons are so much and so persistently misrepresented and ma ligned as are mothers-in-law. As a rule, women are pleased to have their daughters many well; the matchmaking mother Is as coivmon a subject for a Joke as is the objectionable mother-in-law. If after marriage it turns out that the match Is not all that the wife's mother wished for and expected, she usually Is anxious that In the eyes of the world it should appear satisfactory, and to this end earnestly and steadfastly she endeavors to show her Bon-In-law in the most favorablo light to outsiders. Therefore, if the mothr-ln-Iaw have even ordinary common sense she will, for the love which she bears her daughter, encourano her to do her best to please her husband and to retain his affection. It sometimes Is pitiful to see a woman's efforts to pla cate a cantankerous son-ln-lnw. and although when there is an irreniedlul le breach she naturally takes her daugh ter's side of tho difference, she Is apt to do her best to heal It. licsiilcR, in time of trouble, who Is so ready to help and to comfort as the wife's me'.her? Tho prejudice against mothers-ln law Is a modern one, for which Thackeray is largely responsible. The mothers-in-law whom he portrays are drawn with lampblack and add, and It Is difficult to Bee how any man, though endowed with the patience of Job, could dwell in peace and harmony with such women as those whom he in flicted upon Clivc, Newrome and Philip. Hut Mrs. Mac kenzie and Mrs. Paynes are a unusual, let us hope as 'mprobahle, as any of the villains of fiction, and It is grossly unfair lo accept them as normal types. Just why Thackeray, whose written cynicism In the main was kindly, and who In soclnl intercourfe was among the most genial of men, should have shown surh rancot tow 0.1s mothers In-law Is hard to guess. Certainly it was not from personal experience, since his wife had long been an orphan when he married her. I. NEW PROBLEMS FOR THE LAWMAKERS. By Mai. Baden-Powell. In four years' time we may be able to say that flying is common. It Is then that new laws and regulations will have to be adopted. The "rule of the road" la the air must be settled, as also the question as to whether international frontier are to be respected, and if not, whether universal free trade must result. Then comes the subject of the ownership of the air above private property. Finally we must con sider the means by which laws may be enforced and the registration and identification of aerial machines carried out. It Is no good making laws without the ability to carry tbem into effect. Kven supposing a regular service was Inaugurated of police patrolling the air in extra swift flyers, they could seldom follow and catch up trans gressors, since it would not often be possible to convey the Information to them In time. There can be no doubt that an Intricate problem is now confronting us regard ing the amending and making of laws to regulate that traffic which some of us believe will soon be darkening the air above our heads. SOME MARRIED MEDITATIONS. By Clarence L. Cullen. ter shi: than ever. "I'm losing erij. he growled to hl:i'.self. ' I don't know anybody who fear r.in. And yet, confound It, the old houiJ mc:ii3 to have a new lease of prosperity. If only Robert " ile hal Um ri thinking a g.iod dea abov.t hU ton. No iloutt it was an -othrr urjjf of his fatuom wiaknsaa. "I'LL TRY TO0 FOB A WEEK.' "Yes. I knew him before I came here. I talk with him every day. He drew his breath sharply. "Is is this a game?" he demanded. "It's a game io which the happiness of three persons is at stake," the girl answered. 'And you came her to to tame me?" 'I came here because I promised to marry Robert, and I wanted his fa ther's consent." , And the girl leaned forward, wait ing. Presently he looked toward her. Then he pointed with a shaking hand at tM phone. "Rlnf him up, he said. Cleveland Leader. EASY ESCAPE FROM INSOMNIA. Man Who Tried the Prmnnta and Milk Car TrlU What Followed. Recently a friend of mine who had heard that I sometimes Buffer from Insomnia told ma of a cure, says W, E. Lewis In the New York Telegraph "Eat a pint of peanuts and drink two or three glasses of milk before going to bed," said he, "and I'll warrant you will be asleep within half an hour. I did as suggested, and now, for the ben-slit of others who may be afflict ed with insomnia, I feel It my duty to report what happened, so far as am able to recall the details. lrst. le: me say my friend was right. I did go to Bleep very soon after my retirement. Then a friend with his head under bis arm cvme along and asked me If I wanted to buy his feet. I was negotiating with him when the dragon on which I was rid lng slipped out of hU skin and left me floating In midair. While. I was considering bow I should get down bull with two heads peered over the edge of the wall and said he would haul me up If I would first climb up and rig a windlass for him. Bo as I,was sliding down the mountain side the brakemau came lu and I asked CANES AND THE TARIFF. Simple War of Savlngr Forty Per Cent Duty on Blackthorn. A traveler from Europe who arrived recently brought with him a dozen blackthorn canes. He purchased them In London as souvenirs of bis trip, intending to present them to friends, an exchange says. The canes were very fine specimens of the blackthorn and were appreciated by those who received them. "These must have cost a good round sum," said one man, "and the duty must have been quite an item." "That's where you make a mistake," was the reply. "You will notice that none of these canes have ferrules. When I visited the store in Lon don where they make a specialty of canes and walking sticks I told the clerk what I wanted and he showed me a handsome lot finished in differ ent styles and the cost was from $1 each up. While I was trying tr) make up my mind which to select he asked me if I was going to take them to the 'states.' I told him I was. "Now, these clerks on the other side are well posted on many things that we pay little or no attention to, ar.d be surprised me by bl3 knowledge ot the tariff laws here, but when I thought It over later I concluded that II. was a part of his business to un derstand our laws, because many of '.hat store's customers must be Ameri cans, lie said it would be better for me to purchase canes that had no fer rules, for two reasons. First, I could not correctly guess the length of the canes my friends would carry and it would be an easy matter for them on this side to take the cane to a store, have it cut to the proper length and finished. "Then he added the other reason. If you have ferrules on the canes they are finished articles and as such you have to pay duty of 40 per cent on them when you reach New York. Without the ferrules they are classed as manufactured and are admitted free." WHALE HANDS ITSELF. While Feeding the Bis Flak Get fable In Ita Month and Chokes. A big wbale tried to run away with the cable connecting this city with Alaska, according to a story brought down from the north by Capt Laflln of the United States cableahlp Burn side, says a Seattle (Wash.) dispatch to the New York Herald. The Burnslde was sent north along the coast of Alaska to repair the ca ble, because during the last winter difficulty bad been experienced In send ing and receiving message. The Burnsldo picked up the cable connect ing Valdez and Sitka a few miles off Cook's Inlet, not far from Sitka. The crew never had such a time hauling a cable on board as they did that day on the Alaska coast. Finally the cause of the great "-eight was found. Some time during the winter a wbale feeding on the bottom of the ocean with wide-open mouth collided with tho wire rope. Unable to shake the big wire from the mass of whalebone lu its Jaws the big fish turned turtle, rolled over once, turned around, rolled again and dived, in these few movement the fish proved himself his own hangman, fur the cable was twisted tighter about the head of the whale than any mor tal could have done with the most pow erful machinery. The whale drowned and the carcass was devoured on the oeean:s bottom by other tlsn. The crew of the Burnslde hauled up a great load of whalebone and found a great twist In the gov ernment cable that had been the cause of the unusual difficulty In send lng messages to and from either end of the rope. Many a woman who Imagines tlmt she Is the apple of her husband's eye Is really only the crabapple of bis vis ion, i A small boy w ith his first drum Isn't in it as a nuisance with the v nmti tl'iit develops wluit she thinks Is a lal-t-nt for sarcasm. You don't know what being in bail means until your wife becomes ac quainted with a bunch of women who can easily afford to pay $00 apiece for their lints. When you bear n hatc'.ict-faced, vin egar-mouthed woman exclaim "All men are devils," don't you wonder what facilities she ever iKmsoKHeil for finding nil that out? After a baby conies, a woman real izes that the lesson In patience she had to learn to get along with her hus band was only the a b c of what she had to learn later. When n man Is a nagger be general ly knows it and bus bis moments of self-contempt. But when a woman Is a termagant site goes to ber grave without ever finding It out. We know a male Jellyfish who Is im becile enough to penult ti 14 wife to make him eat onions, although he de spises them and they like him not. Just because she herself wants to cut a mess of tbem. Why la it that a womun will begin. at the breakfast table, to tell her hus band an Interminable, Intricate, und menninglcHS dream that tdic has had when she knows that he Is already twenty minutes behind hio office-reach ing schedule? The soured old harpies who buzz around young women and ad vise tbem to "take the reins from the sturt" never by any chance go through with it anil elucidate how they themselves made out nt that personally conducted rclns-limiilling Job. Why is it that when a woman in tho public eye, whose reputntiou al ways has been considered uulmpeach nblc a certuin noted femule otnger, say gets her name dragged into u di vorce case the women who read ubout it generally appear to be oh-so-giuddy-glnd? When two or three over-Indulged women who pretend to believe that their husbands mistreat them get to gether at a shopping luncheon, the en suing rataplan makes a blank cart ridge skirmish drill sound by compari son like tho rustling of autumnal zephyrs among dead leaves. The self-same woman, whoso hus band always takes off her shoes whon she returns from a wholly unnecessary day of shop-gaddlng, generally Is I he one who says to her woman cronies, "'Deed I've got a picture of myself pressing my buslmifd's trousers huh!" "I'd rather die or work in some body's kitchen thij i, take n cent of your detestable money Is u hnt they all say while the details of tho mu tual agreement divorce are lni:iK ,Jr. ranged. I!ut when the iIimtco Is lunii.' ed down they line up greedily t the lllmouy counter all tho siiwe. RAILWAY UNITS OF DANGER, m -iter ira 'll i V tv--j i:-f4. jPZ '-:' Knriv llt-r "Mll.' "Hadn't you better v.iisii tho dls!:e before wo go'.'" raid a man, who was taking a hired girl out for a walk; "your missis will be sure to seo them and scold you." "No, she'll not," re plied the gill; "as soon hi she leuns I am going out. for tho evening, shj'll spend all the time looking through uiy trunk." Puck. HE very grat"ylng announcement is made that American rail roads killed a much smaller percentage of people than usual I i I last year. It is found that the total number of passengers nuu 1 111 'I v j i.o nun i . i , int. i . a. a . it iuid n a j lu ,iivo n KB 2.827, while in 1907 the number was 4,759, and in 1900 it was Just 6,000. The Bureau of Railway News and Statistics traces the reduction to lessened traffic on account of businesa depres sion, apparently with reason, Blnco there Beems to have been very little advance during the yenr In safety appliances on the roads. The most interesting part of the announcement lies in the opportunity it affords. to make tho usual comparison with the English figures for the same period. There is a general Impression that the American rallr'- .-Is are much more careless In their methods than those across the ocean and that a vastly greater number are killed here. The impression recently was given some basis by the cabled statement that the British railroads had not Killed one passenger during the Inst year. This statement appears to have been true, but misleading. No passen gers were killed In Great Britain in 1908, so far as accidents to trains went, but 107 lost their lives on the roads by accidents due to "other causes." More than this, tho English railroads had a death list of employes, due to accident, of the very respectable figure of 432. All told, the number killed, passengers and employes, In America, was 2,827, while In Britain It wns 539. But the comparison '-would be unfair if the relative traffic were overlooked. The 'United States has almost exactly ten times as much railroad mile age as Britain has. Our freight ton mileage, in which traffic, 70 per cent of the accidents occur, Is seventeen times greater. Our locomotives are twice as powerful, our freight cars three tiroes as large and our freight trains at least five times as heavy. According to the bureau's estimate, tho units of danger to be overcome In the United States exceeds those in the United Kingdom by at least 10 to 1. On a calculation of this sort we should have had 5,390 fatalities on this side last year, to be on tho same bnels of slaughter as our British cousins As a matter of fact, we had little more than half the number. The American railroad record for death-dealing does not seem to b so bad after all. Detroit Free Press. Sally Salter And the Preacher. Sally Suiter, she was a young tearhef . who taught. And htr friMid, Charley Church, was a prraoher who prsurht. Though his enemies called him a screeon- er who scraught. Ilia heart, when he saw her, kfpt sink ing and sunk, And hla eye, meeting hers, began winking, and wunk ; While she In her turn kept thinking and thnnk. He hastriKvl to woo her, and sweetly h wooed. For his love grew until a mountain It .grewed, And whnt be was longing to do then ht dod. In secret he wanted to speak, and he spoke, To seek with his lips what his heart long had soke; So lie managed to let the truth leak, and It loke. He asked her to ride to church, and they lode; They so sweetly did glide that they both thought they glode, And then came to the place to be tied, and were toed. "Then homeward," he said, "let us drive, and they drove, And as soon as they wished to arrive, they arrove, For whatever he couldn't contrive she cent rove. The kisi he was dying to steal then he stole ; At her feet where he wanted to kneel, then he knole ; And he said, "I feel better than ever I fole." 1 So they to each other kept clinging and clung, While time his swift circuit was ringing and wrung) And this was the thing be was bringing and brung: The man Sally wanted to catch, and had caught ; That she wanted from others to snatch and had snaught, Was the one that 'she now likes to cratch and she scraught. And Charley's warm love began f reeling and froze, While he took to teasing and cruelly toze , The girl he had wished to be squeezing and squoze.' '"Wrettih !" he cried, when she threatened to leave blm, and left. , "How could you deceive me, as you have deceft?" and she answered, "I promised to cleave, and I've cleft." j WOULD BURN AT STAKE FOB CAUSE OF WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE Speaking to the Interurban Worn- tin's Suffrage Association in New York, Rev. Anna Shaw said: "The English suffragettes are willing to die for the cause. One of them asked me If I would be willing to go so far. I told her at once that I would, that if It would do any good I would be hang-. ed to-morrow. I'd die for the glori ous cause in any manner prescribed. 1,'d be burned at the stake If neces-. eary, if it would give the rest of the IFRmn) ('Iri'iiiuitnatlal 111 iil-iicc. "Did you hay Jaggers wa.i a member of the stock txihaiige.'" "Yes." "Hull or bear?" "Hear, I guess; at lentt, thut's the distinction hi 4 homo 1 earing bei nn to enforce." Hostr.n Com i"i . A man niver knows what la imui lng to-him until It eots rlat on lalai. The contrast between the life of the young In the twentieth and In the early part of the nineteenth century Is most striking, and one wonders how the Scotch children of former times survived their early training. Lady Ritchie gives In "Blackstlck Pa pers" a description of home life in Scotland in 1806, which she took from the "Memoirs of a Highland Lady." . "Although seldom ailing, we Inherit ed a delicacy of constitution, demand ing great care during our Infancy. In those days It was the fashion to tike no care of it. All children alike were plunged Into the coldest water, sent abroad In the worst weather, fed on the same food; our life was one long misery. "In town a large, long tub stood In the kitchen court, the Ice on the top of which hnd often to be broken be fore our horrid plunge Into It. Wo were brought down from tho very top of the house, four pair.-! of stair.4, with only a co'ton cloak over our night gowns, Jubt. to chill us completely Ik tore the ilrr-adml r.lioi I:. I lev 1 screamed, hi v;i d, j .rayed, nitrotcd to bo iiavi d! All no me! "Nearly ri :i.-4i le;,s, 1 have ! n tali en to thi hous.-kc"pcr' r.join, which was always warm, to be dri' '!. !'. vlved by the fire, we wen; em!-! '1 to endure tlv? m :-:t l it of martyr.' : i. '' hour upon Ui low i, ;,!, our l-ook-. I.i o;r hands, vli'.h- our ,! l I :. : ;i was prep.-.r'n .:. My .tt-nri -'i i'-: ;.;. milk, IjT' ;:d i.:. tear; i for mc " Six ynri i:.r !:i l!i- I homo ait.itcrit ii- n i i.i Kt ill tho educnti'di. "In winter we rone ylih.nH candl or firo or warm v.atir; ami ria:!y in ;no iii:;'!..!r..i .v:iueii. -.muh tn.: uv.it;i fro'j oa tho s'aeets and the wa.tr In the Jugs became cakes of ice, wash ing was a very cruel necessitv. "As we could nlav our hchIpb in ha dark, the two pianofortes and the harp negan ine days work. How very near crying was the one whose turn set her at the harp! The strings cut the noor. cow nngers. Martyr the first sat in the dining-room at the harp; martyr the second put her blue fingers on the keys of the grand piano-forte in tho drawing room." y di 1 i it o. A Vegetable Cow. The Japanese have discovered very cheap and good substitute Ii k .. . . ... ':. a for the milch cow In the form of a tiny bean. The Juice extracted by a clal process from the bean is said to be an excellent vegetable milk, the properties of which render it hiehlv suitable for uho In tropical countries. The preparation is obtained from the Soja bean, a member of the legu minous family of plants, and a very popular article of food among the poorer classes of Chinese and Jana tiese. In making the vegetable milk the beans are first of ull softened hv KoaUIng and are then pressed boiled in water. The resultant limit,! Is cxivtly blmilar to cow's' milk in ap pearance, but is entirely different 'n its i (imposition. This Koja bean milk MMitalns IC. ? per cent water, 3.02 ptr (tut protein, 213 per cent fa.' I er cent libi e, 1S per cent nliioenous Huhi-tunci'ii und 0.41 per cent :ish i-o-uo sugar and ;i little !l'o i.ihato of potan.-liini aro added In older to prevent the elimination :.e : H urien, mid then tho iin.iuto U '-oiled down til! u r.ulKitunco like con :!'. iihc1 milk Is obtained. This "con !en e l vc",etui.lo milk" is of a yellow i ;o tnlor and lias a very pleasant i-i-ic, hariily io be f'.NMnguIshed from 'l.;;t (if teal row's milk V.'e met u man to-day who is hard ) ,!i-.."-. ho doesn't like cold weather r.id lie do ;;n't Ul c varni weather. As e n an giow.. leaner becuu-so of 133, h'.n wife l.e'.ciuicj falter. allWUMaW ft Tut t!tu fl women of this country the use of the ballot Just as soon as I see that good can come to the cause out of sensa tional methods, I shall be tooting a horn on a boat on the Hudson, fight ing policemen, and doing all the other things our English sisters have done. Now is the time to Introduce some of these methods In our work in 'America." Wit of the Youngsters 0.03 non- "Say, mister," said little John to the florist, "will you sell me a plant for a dollur?" "Sure," replied the florist. "What kind of a plant do you want?" "An electric-light plant," was the reply. "What's the matter, dear?" queried the mother of 5-year-old Helen, who was crying as if her little heart would break. "What are you crying about?" 'I w-want s-somethln', sobbed Helen. "What do you want?" asked her moth er, rve f-forgot what I w-want, an swered the little miss. "Th-that's what in nrakos me c-cry." Mrs. Smith was showing a visitor a new hat tree she had recently pur chased, when little Samuel came la and neglected to remove his hat. Thinking to teach him a lesson, she said: "Samuel, what did I buy that hat tree for?" "For $1.98," answered Samuel, promptly, "but you said I wasn't to tell anybody." The more reputation a rain has, the more disappointed ether men are whea tiey muct Mm.