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Tho practical success which has fol
lowed tho ubo of tho internal combus
tlon engine In largo ships seems to
spell tho beginning of tho end of
etcain vessels. Recently tho head of a
company owning and operating more
than 70 steam vessels announced thnt
bis company would novor again build
a ship with steam aa tho motive pow
er. Tho advantages of tho Internal
combustion cnglno nro many. They
utilize a great .per cent of tho en
orgy of tho fuei. They are econom
ical In operation As one man ex
pressed it, all you have to do is to
start tho thing and then read a news
paper. Tho fuel can bo convenient
ly carried, no stokers aro required,
and Instead of tho engines becoming
overheated in tropical climates, trial
seems to show that they work better
tho hotter tho temperature. Tho pres
ent dilllculty seems to bo to get oil
at a reasonablo cost. Gasoline has
been rising steadily in price for somo
time. Tho supply of crude oil Is not
limitless by any means. There re
mains, of course, denatured alcohol,
which can 1 made from vcgotublo
matter, and It may In time becomo
tho great fuel of tho world. How
ever that may be, it is reasonably cer
tain thnt phlp owners during tho
next decado will turn to tho internal
combustion engine to solve many of
their difficulties.
A great many pooplo, fearful of tho
ultimate swamping of this country by
an influx of foreigners, look only at
tho statistics showing arrivals of Im
migrants, and forgot that tbero Is u
refluent tide During tho fiscal year
which ended wifh tho month of Juno
more than a million Individuals from
foreign ports landed in ports of tho
United States. Of those, however, ,
178,083 wcro classified as non-Immigrants,
which fact reveals tho nuin-
ber of lmmlgranta as 838,172, says tho
Milwaukee Evening Wisconsin. Hut
against this there was an offsot. Tho,
alien departures from Ainericaj ports
In tho fiscal year numbered 015,292,
cr -srhoni 2S2.03Q "vrcnr noa Immigrants.
To find tho extent of tho immigrant
addition to tho population In tho
year 1911-12 it 1b necessary to sub
tract tho 222.2C2 representing immi
grants who departed from tho 838,
172 representing Immigrants who ar
rived. The result shows the gain in
population by immigration during tho
year to havo been 401,803, which Is
not alarming.
Tho vcrbomaniao is ono whose pi In
cipal effort is not to make speeches
but to rofraln from making thorn. Ho
feels tho obsession upon him, and
often fights It, but In vain, says tho
Now York Post. Sooner or later tho
Hoods of talk will burst forth in spito
of him. A leading French deputy
onco explained the impulse to our au
thor Ib a "physical necessity." Ho
had no dcBlro to speak, no real rea
son for speakfcig; but tho words toro
to his lips and ho could not keep
them back.
Women are not breaking into farm
ing In a way to cause a boom In the
price- of abandoned farm lands, but
they are, according to scattered re
ports, taking a try at farming, and,
According to tho samo report, they nro
generally making a bucccbb of it.
Generally tho woman who takes to
farming goes In for something faddy
and makos itipay.
Onn of tho Inspiring thlngB in llfo
Is the popularity of youth. Or perhaps
It may bettor bo called tho aim of
everybody to kcop young. Old ago
has lost out to tho modern idea, says
Judge. Who nowadayr. sees old. men
or old women? Men who half a cen
tury ago would havo been character
ized hb "stricken with years" aro gay
old boys today, and women havo so
mastered tho art of perpetual youth
'that it taken a wiso ono to pick out
the grflndmothoru.
A man In Minneapolis complained
to tho police thnt his eight-room
house had been stolon, leaving no
traco of Its whereabouts, Tho noxt
thing burglars will bo running off in
tho ulluuco of tho night with sky
scrapers. Now horses nro to havo Individual
drinking cups. If tho standard of
drinking 1b to bo raised among work
ing animals, an effort might bo made
to do tho Bamo' with tho Intelligence
ud humanity of drivers.
Far away in Milan, Italy, they are
In doubt whether poker 1b a gambling
gamo. Let thoso doubters play with
Almost any good American, and they
will soon docldo tho matter, especially
If they run up against a straight Hush
with a measly four aces.
A Douver preacher Insists that It Is
a sin to kill a lly or break an egg.
Still, we don't bellove killing Hies or
breaking eggs is aa bad as swearim;
at a golf ball on Sunduy.
Now Is tho tlmo for tho yachtsman
to got revenge for tho gibes ho has
endured all year by asking his tor
mentors to tako a sail.
It Is said pedestrians can avoid auto
mobiles by buylngtmotor boats, but in
some localities they would have to buy
lakes, 'and this would bo expensive.
Now that a now counterfeit J20 note
Is In circulation let tbo owners of swol
len fortunes bo on guard!
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"1113 duties and functions of
mo many uepartments of
Hfo In Japan aro clearly
defined and tho gencrnl ac
qulcsconco in such doflnl-
Ue.'"Vl t'ons in a mark of orderly
iiinuiiui ruiner man sorvu
Jty that It Is evor ready to
recognize Its own lnfeilor
Ity. That tho duties of
women havo been clearly
indicated, that they Bhow
no disposition to overstep tho boun
daries assigned to lino, is simply a
manifestation of tho spirit that per
Vadufi All cluoberi. It U liuldly a iUi
tlon of higher or lower, superior or
Infcrldr; it is a matter of duty of
Certainly tho Japaneso woman Is
not regurded as n handmaid. Sho has
never been without her honorabio
pooltlon in tho body politic, nor xt&
tho value of her peculiar duties cvnr
beon slighted. Tho duties of bushldo
nro considered to bo binding upon tho
woman ns upon tho man, and inas
much aB bushldo means loyalty, so
tho woman nnint Utf j0vh1 to her hus
band, aa the man must bn to tho
emperor and to tho country. It la
only thoso who aro led by a false In
drpendonco to revolt against nil Ideas
of service who will crlticlso a ready
acceptance by tho women of Japan
of a domestic sphcro which Ib as Im
portant in its way au tho larger sorv
lco to tho cmplro.
Hut tho Samurai woman was not
conllnod wholly to tho household. Sho
wno oven tnught tho uso of arms,
thnt she might holp hor fathor or
her husband if tho need should arise,
and also that sho might defend hor
own honor. Japanese history has
many examples of women who be
came govornors, who lod military ex
peditions and who wero famous In
literature, art, education nnd relig
ion. Indeed, tho path to public honor
hns always beon open to tho Japaneso
woman, but It could bo attained only
by public Rorvlco. There was only
ono Btnndnrd of human vnlun, and that
was adhesion to tho national Interest.
Tho woman who porfornied her wholo
duty to tho homo was as worthy of
veneration an tho man who performed
hla wholo duty to tho army and to
tho country.
Thoro havo beon distinct feminine
periods in tlio history of Japan. Such
a period followed closely upon the in
troduction of Duddhlsm, which, with
its incitements to charity, did much
to stimuhito what may bo called a
feminist movement. Such literary
atnrs as Muracakl Shlkllou and Set
Shonngan not only wero tho most fa
mous authors of their time, hut their
vorks arc still classics. The educa
tion of women wbb zealously fostered,
and wo hoar of meetings at which
women compoted with ono another in
poetry, musio and art, Works of
charity became honorabio duties, and
wo heart much of the Empress Komel,
who distinguished horsolt by personal
service to lepers.
Dut tho feminist movement in Jnpan
has attained Its mnin successes since
tho restoration and (ho fall of tho
Shogunnto, Many Japaneso women
havo visited foreign countilos, re
ceived a foreign education and re
turned to tholr own couutry to piny
tho part of propagandists. The popu
lar education of girls hns mndo groat
strides, ami even tho extension of po
litical suffrage to women finds its ad
vocates not only among women thorn
solves, but among politicians nnd
leaders of thought. Hut progress In
this direction Is likely to bo slow. -A
socloty that has lately emerged from
feudalism and that Is accustomed to
nsslgn fixed dutloa to Its various
grades is not usually tolerant of In
novations or efforts lo enlarge the
boundaries of particular classes. Hud
dlsm, moreover, Is likely to play somo
pnrt In retarding tho political ndvanco
of women, and in confining her nctl'-
Memory Aid
Tho first mechanlcnl apparatus In
tended to prevent tho busy man from
forgetting any of his engagements has
just been described, with Illustration,
In Popular Mechanics, Tho now
memory dovico la operated by n largo
spring, roleased nt predetermined in
tervals by an ordinary clock. It is a
desk flxturo which keeps accurntu
tlmo nnd occupies a desk space only
six inches in bolcht and eight inches
nKf l" rauny aepartmentB or WaW&MtL
a I Hfo In Japan aro clearly MWMP" V.
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Ziffte?' . ??.'-- 5ffi?rt 2Sfvavo
itleu to tho household, to practical
charities and to icllglan.
Among tho public institutions now
mnnnged by women may be mention
ed tho Nurse association, tho Hcd
CroBs Bocloty. tho Patriotic associa
tion, Fukuden ICwnl nnd Jkel a
hospital. Women aro also interested
In many productive Industries and In
art activities. Thoro aro nlso now
women doctors, and tho department of
communications employs women of
ficials. Physical culture for women Is
also being adopted with energy nnd
this Is a fitting sequel to tho Samurai
Injunction that loqutied women to
regulato tholr emotions and suppress
all thoso weaknesses thnt tholr west
ern sisters usually nttrlbuto to nerves.
The Woman's unlvernlty of Japan
may bo taken as an expression of
Jnpaueso IdeaB upon tho question of
education for women. It was found
ed by Mr. Maruse, who began his
work thirty-six yenrs ago, and who
has been unresting In its advance
ment, Tho object of tho university la
to educnto women to fulfill their du
ties townrd tho state and society nnd
to becomo nn Influence In tho llfo of
the nation. Tho university contains
52 buildings, Including a libraiy of
11,000 volumes, a chemical laboratory
nnd a lecture hall.
me curriculum uegins witn a
kindergarten and there nro depart
ments for household selenco, lltora
turn, English and education, tlm flist
of these Including mathematics,
physics, ohemlslry nnd physiology.
Tho unlvorslty has SGS regular mem
bers. Ill associate members, 37 nd
vlaory members, 161 Junior members
and 11 honoiary members. Tho fol
lowing exhortntlon given to tho stu
dents by Mr. Maruso leaves nothing
to bo desired for Its nmplltudo and
Intent: "Tho students are enjoined
to learn, Inoffnceahly Impressed upon
their mlndB, thnt they are to mako It
their chlof aim and duty to cultivate
nnd develop to tho fullest extent all
tholr faculties as well as their wom
anly virtues, nnd to remain faithful
to tho university, never forgetting to
be and do good, study nnd to learn."
Much, of course, remnliiH to bo done
for tho advancement of women of
Japan, but much has alreadv been
dono. Jnpan has at least broken away
from the nnclont traditions of tho east
and has sot her foot on tho pnth that
loads to tho entlro emancipation of
w onion,
In 1S78 Japan had a dobt of $3S,SSG,-
for Busy Men
long. It has tho appearance of a desk
clock with threo sots of pigeon holes,
ono sories tor tho months of tho jcar,
another for the days of tho month,
nnd the third for ench quarter of an
hour of tho day.
A busy professional or business man
wishing to bo reminded of something
ho Is to do in tho futuro mnkes a
memorandum of It on a card and drops
it into tho cnio in tho pigeon holo sot
931. Thirty years later tho debt had
risen to $1,120,000,000. This Immenso
Increase was due mainly to the Chi
neso and Russian war, and a continu
ing expendlturo on a largo scale Is
necessitated by the national defense.
In the yenV 1908 the aimy and navy
cost $141,189,183. Uetween April 1,
1895, nnd March 1, 1909, the army cost
$370,085,088 and tho navy $313,443,440.
Tho national defense has cost a total
of $G89,423,523 within fourteen years
and this without counting the cost of
tho Hussian war. Corea, Formosa and
Manchuria havo demanded heavy
expenditures, A merchunt marina has
been established, many extensive pub
lic works undertaken, Including rail
ways, telegraphs and telephones, and
all theso things have been dono by n
country that contains only 20,000
square miles of arable soil.
Under such conditions it is easy to
believe that taxation Is tho question
of tho day in Jnpan nnd has, been so
for many years. Since the outbreak
of tho Hussian wnr tho land tax has
ranged from 3 per cent, to 17.5 per
cent. Tho tax on liquors ranges from
$5 per 40 gnllons up to n.lO'i per
40 gallons, according to tho percent
age of alcohol.
Then comes tho Income tax, which
is ni ranged upon a eoit of graduated
scale, Heforo tho war tho tax paid
by "Jurldlcat" persons wns 2i per
cent., but after tho war an additional
tax was levied equal to 80 per cent,
up to 400 per cent, of the ordinary
rate. An Incomo tax of 2 per cent,
was also levied on public loan funds
and company debentures. All other
persons not already assessed as above
pay a rate In proportion to tholr In
come. Heforo the war those with an
Income of 300 yon ($150) per annum
paid 1 per cent., and this Increased
according to the Incomo up to GV
per cent. Now the lowest Income pays
10 pur Vent, nnd tho highest 20.35 per
cent. Thero aro various .exceptions,
such as army and navy ofllcers while
engaged In wnr, widows, orphans, pen
slonorp, otc, Thoro Is nlso a tnx on
textiles, an excise duty on sugar, and
a substantial revenuo from tho post
office. Tho customs tariff also Is re
sponsible for a substantial Incomo
amounting to about $22,000,000 a year.
Mention should nlso be made of tho
stato monopolies of tobacco, salt nnd
camphor, worth about $25,000,000 n
Adachl Klnnosukl describes tho will
Ingnesa of tho Japanese peoplo to be
taxed and their uncomplaining re
sponso to demnudu thnt aro necessi
tated by tho good of the country. His
stntemont Is so remaikablo thnt It is
worthy of quotation. Ho says:
"In 1895 wo wont to wnr with China.
Our government wnnted money, and
wanted It badly. It let our peoplo know
about its needs In terms of war loans.
To tho first call tho peoplo answered
by putting up $25,000,000. The govern
nient wanted more, and on tho second
call It succeeded In getting from tho
peoplo $15,000,000111 nil $40,000,000.
Tho peoplo gavo this amount very
willingly. That fact was vory plain
on tho very fnco of It. It was widely
advertised nlso. Tho thing that was
not so woll known, especially ou.tBldo
of tho country, however, was that this
was all that tho peoplo could do at
tho time and a little more. Nine
asldo for that purpose. No matter
whothor tho engagement is for n year
ahoad, or tho noxt 15 minutes, a bell
lings whon that particular tlmo
cotuos nnd a card automatically drops
down heforo him.
Small Duslness Accounts.
Tho bills discounted by tho Hank of
Franco in 1910 Included 351,373 which
wero bolow tho value of 10 francs
($2), Flfty-flvo per cont. of tho total
of bills discounted wero for amounts
less than $V0.
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years later camo tho Russian war.
Onco more tho government talked to
the people in tho unpleasant languago
of government loans. Tho people of
Japan, however, apparently enjoyed
this bitter talk. Indeed they became
enthusiastic about It. Five times the
government talked to tho peoplo and
five times tho peoplo replied by giving
up altogether $300,000,000. In addition
to this amount wo raised about $000,
000,000 from foreign loans. As In tho
time of the Chinese war, tho willing
ness of tho people, their enthusiasm,
their appreciation of the honor of
emptying their pockctbooks for the
state wns tho same. Ours Is tho Spar
tan ldenl no consideration for tho in.
dividual, everything for the state.
What was not exactly tho samo was
that our peoplo had a very much hard
er time in putting up the $40,000,000
nt tho time of tho Chinese war than In
surrendering $300,000,000 at tho time
of the Hussian war."
The Japaneso government is now
carrying out a scheme for paying off
tho principal of tho national debt.
Prlmo Minister Katoura decided that
tho country must ralso at least $25,
if this can bo maintained Jnpan will
have paid her war debts In less than
thirty years.
Hut sho will not find the task an
easy one. She will havo to call again
upon a patriotism that has never tail
ed her, but that cannot perform tho
Impossible. It may be doubted if the
taxc3 can be pushed nny higher than
they aro now and oven tho most will
ing taxpayers cannot pay when they
do not possess. Tho annual taxation
now amounts to almost 10 yen ($8)
and this is a very largo sum Indeed
when wo remember that the average
earnings are very small. In 1901 an
estimate was made of tho monthly ex
penses of tho average Japanese family
of four, and It is probably fairly cor
rect at tho present time. It is as fol
lows: Yen
House rent 0.75
Rico 3 25
ruel and light (Ml
VcBCtal)le3 0 60
FlBll 0C0
Soy ami mist 023
Tobacco 0,25
Until 0 20
Iln money 0 00
Hair cutting, etc 0.18
Sundries 2.37
The monthly Income of this samo
family was estimated at 8.22 yen,
leaving a deficit of 1.1G yen. Wages
may have increased somewhat since
the war, but there can bo no doubt
thnt the cost of living also has in
creased. An ofllcial report since tho
war gives tho following as tho mean
wages of workmen In Japan:
Yen per day (1 Yen equal to 50 cents cold)
Urlcklayers OfiO
Printers 0 53
Silversmiths; 0.45
Masons 0.50
Carpenters 0.70
Shoemakers '. 0 55
BlnekumlthB 0 45
Weaver .. 0 38
Monthly wages In Tokyo are approx
imately as follows:
Snlco distillers 7.00
Men servants 3 3J
Maid servants 2.32
Silkworm breeders 9 00
Haw slllt weavers 6 55
I'nrm laborers 3 33
Millard says In his "Far Easter
Question" that sevoral persons whom
ho has questioned estimate the av
erage earnings of tho averago Jap
anese family of four In the lower
rlnsBPS at 100 yen ($80) annually, as
suming that tho children are old
enough to work. None placed tho fig
ure lilghor than 200 yen annual In
come. Out of this amount tho averago
Japanese pays 40 per cent, in taxes.
That is a very high proportion, but
tho fiscal authorities seem to havo no
doubt that It can be maintained, and
probably even raised.
It sceuiB Impossible to economize
except by a reduction of the expend
iture for nrmnmonts, and thero seems
to bo llttlo chanco for, that. Arma
ments on their present' scale aro con
sidered to bo absolutely necessary to
tho preservation of tho nattonal llfo,
and as a Japanese writer recently re
marked: "Of what uso Is it to econo
mize the nation's finances nt the cost
of nntlonnl destruction?"
In 1907 there were 2,230 banks In
Japan, with a total capitalization of
G79,G2S,220 yell nnd which showed a
balance In deposits of 1.S30.G93.270
yen. Their enrnlngs In 1900 wero 208,
415,599 yen und they paid dividends at
tho rato of 9.G per cent.
Superfluous Question.
"Js your wlfo superstitious?"
"Aly dear 6lr, my wlfo Is a woman."
Proper Course of Life.
A man's purposo of llfo should bo
llko n river, which was born of a
thousand llttlo rills In tho mountains;
and when at last It has reached Its
manhood In tho plain, all Its mighty
current Hows changeless to tho sea.
II. W. Heecher.
Valuation of Corn Dread.
Doctors say that eating corn bread
Is good for tho teeth. It might be
added that It Is also good for the en
tiro Bystem, Pittsburg Post,
fa . .MlftKiffi
Mr. William A, ItadforA ttlll nnswor
questions nnd give- advice FUEK OF
COST on ail subjects pertaining 'to tho
subject of building, for the readers of this
lApr. On sr mint of hl wldo experlcnco
as Editor, Author nnd Manufacturer, ho
Is, without dnnbt, tho highest authority
on nil these subjects. Address all Inquiries
to William A. Itadford. No. 17S West
Jackson boulevard, Chicago, III., and only
inclose two-cent stamp for reply.
When n man builds a houffethoro
is f no factor that often is overlooked
by him.
Ho sometimes rails to realize that
ho not only is under certain obliga
tions to himself and his family, but he
Is also under a deep obligation to tho
community in which ho purposes to
For instance, a man has no moral
right to buy a lot In a community of
fine houses and place thereon nn nr
chltectural monstrosity, or a house
whose freakish design will detract
from the neighborhood.
Tho desire ofhome owners In every
neighborhood Is to have tho houses
that are built even better than those
already thero. In other words, pro
gresslveness is tho watchword in home
building as in all other things.
A man cannot do a more foolhardy
thing than to build a dry goodo box
First Floor Plan
house, or a cheap looking structure In
r community of fine residences. Foi
he and his family will bo ostracised,
and rightly so, by their neighbors.
Nor is thero any necessity for
houses of this character. Well and ac
curately drawn plans aro available and
designs are. to be had for houses
Art of Shorthand Writing Has Been
and I Known by a variety of
Possibly not one In 100 of Now
York's numerous "koy tappers" knowB
that tho art of shorthand writing is
known by other names than "stenog
raphy," "Thachygraphy" Is only one of
them, Its Bccond part, of course, comes
from tho samo root as tho latter end
of "stenography" that Is, from tho
Greek "grapho," moaning to write.
"Tnchy" is derived from the Greek
"tachy," meaning swift; so only the
shorthand writer who has the ability
to take down rapid speech and tran
scribe It quickly has tho right to call
herself or himself a "tachygraphor."
(The "ch" sound Ib like that of "k.")
"Stenography," comes from "grapho"
combined wlta "stenos," which means
"narrow" In Greek. So a "stenog
rapher" Is either a narrow writer,
or she or ho practices "narrow writ
ing." Not so many years ago wo heard a
good deal about "phonography" as a
namo for shorthand writing, but the
term seems to have gone out of uso.
It comes from that samo useful root
"grapho," combined with "phonos."
Tho latter word means "sound," bo
that a phonographer la ono who
writes down sound aa he hears It.
Tho phonograph Is, of courso, an In
strument for writing or recording
Then thoro aro "brachygraphy"
stoganography" and "logogrnphy" aB
oJier names for what we genorally
cU stenography. In the order given,
they aro derived from "grapho" com
bined with "brachys," meaning
"short," "steganos," meaning "cov
ored," "secret" (a stenographer Is ono
who writes In cryptic or mysterious
writing, not to bo read by the unlnl
tlate) and "logos," meaning speech.
At a New York Hotel.
"Thoso green peas wero nlco."
"Weren't they? Lct'8 havo another
portion. Thoy'ro only $2 a portion."
"Small portions, though. I'll order
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vhlch, though npt expensive, will be a
credit to ally community.
Tho first thing to study in tho mat
ter of house building Is tho lot, Its;
size and tho surroundings. Tho frontJ
ago will largely determine the design1
and the arrangement of the ro'oms.
The houso luro shown is beautiful-'
ly adapted to a corner lot whero ample
lawn space can be had., The first;
floor or Btory can be of concrete blocks,
or plaster finish. Tho wide exposed!
chimney, giving the impression of thel
cheerful fire-place within, breaks the!
monotony of the end elevation, as thoi
dormer does on the front. The slzoi
of this houEo Is not as large as might
appear from tho design. It la 32 feet,
9 Inches wide, and 41 feet, 6 inches
long, exclusive of tho porches.
'Ihe front porch is of ample size,,
and ono enterB directly into the llylng
room from It. This room Is 15 by l)
feet in size. Tho architect lm yield
ed to that demand for the parlor that
still obtains In most localities, and has
provided one 12 feet, G inches wide and,
15 feet long. With tho wide folding
doors the living room and the parlor
can be made practically one. The din
ing room Is 12 feet by feet, 0 inches;
and a beautiful feature hero Is tho con
servatory opening from It. The kitch
en Is 12 feet, by 12 feet, 0 Inches. On
the second floor are three bedrooms,
a bathroom and a study. This latter
room also may be used as a sewlnsr
room or as an additional bedroom if so
It is estimated that this houso can
be nicely built and finished for $4,000.
British Alienist Says Science Must
Surrender to Romance, and Gives
Sir James Crlchton Crowne, a dls
tlngulshed British alienist, sciential
und eugenlst, In nn address at Shef
ifield, declared that science takH
back seat In favor of romance and
that he believes In love at first sight
lie said:
"I am a believer In the love match,
not only from a romantic, but from
tho eugenic viewpoint. I feel I am on
firm ground in recommending a re
turn to nnturo In relation to marriage,
and with a duo allowanco for those
natural forces that are, perhaps, more
far-sighted In tho futuro of race Im
provement than wo seo with tho best
scientific spectacles.
"Lovo at first sight of the right kind
Is a physiological epoch, correspond
Ing with tho Installation of now cir
cuits In tho brain. Thero Is nothing
moro beautiful In the world than the
lovo match. It Is sacred, divino."
Diplomatic Compliments.
Francis I. Madero, president of Mex
ico, is a Email man and somowhat Ben
cltlve on tho subject. Not long ago
Madero and his cabinet wero photo
graphed. Abraham Gonzales, secre
tary of state, la a very tall man nnd
stout, and ho was required to stand
noxt to Madero when the picture wbb
Madero lifted hlB eyes to tho top
of tho head of the great Gonzales,
observed tho difference in Btaturo and
coughed slightly. Then ho said: "t
feel that my bIzo will not show to'
advantage unless wo are seated." '
"Your Excellency," replied Don1
Abraham, "If you could only stand on'
your wlsheB wo would all bo dwarfB."'
"Woll said," Madero In return, "pro-i
vided you did not Btand on your cour
tesy at tho same time." Saturday
Evening Post.
"Tlmpers Is a quiet man."
"Yes, Indeed. Tlmprs makes about
as much nolso aa tho letter c In 'Im-i
brocllo.' " I
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