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DETROIT TIMES published awry evening except Sunday »•/ the Detroit Tune* Cos.. 73-76-77 Ua«ley-ave. ttubatrlplion Kates— By carrier, 26 c,nt V, a month; |3 a year By mail. *2 per year, payable in advance. Telephone Main «62<>. connecting all depart ment*. Give Tim*-*’ operator name of department * or person wanted. Subscription order* or coin- j plaint* of irregular delivery may be- received by | phone up to 6:30 p. m. Entered at the I’oatufflca at Detroit a* second ctaa* mall matl«r. The uae of the name <>f this corporation and !ta offleer* In any outalde project la unauthor -Ixed All accredited huatneaa representative carry ami should b* result <d to ahow < reden tiala aiffned by lib-hard W. Reading, bualneaa nianaftr. THI’RSI 'AV, JULY «. 191«. '—v 4 ’WSdS27 OF -We will never bring disgrace to this our city by any act of dishonesty or cowardice, nor ever desert our suffering comrades in the ranks. We will fight for the ideals and sat red things of the city , both alone and with many; we will revere and obey the city's laws and do our best to incite a like respect and reverence in those above us who ore prone to annul or set them at naught; we will strive unceasingly to quicken the public’s sense of citrtc duty. Thus in all these ways we Will transmit this city not only not less but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us ."—Oath of the Young Men of Athens. The Subject is Booze, In Four Chapters; a Tragedy In Every One of the Four Deserted by her husband, the wife of John Prishon, in Highland Park, was managing to get along and support her two children, by keeping boarders. It was some months ago that Prishon dug out, putting the heavy load on his wife’s shoulders. A few weeks ago he returned to his home, on a Sunday, but not to tell the wife he had regretted his act or to prom ise to take up the obligations of hus band and father where he left off. The wife was at her work in the kitchen when Prishon came in. He drew a revolver from his pocket and shot his wife dead, with the children looking on. Then the children saw the father turn the revolver on himself; saw' a flash; aaw an ugly black and red stain appear where the bullet entered his body; saw him stagger and fall near the mother. Prishon recovered. In the hospital, when his senses re turned, he asked for his wife. He is in prison now, serving from 20 to 40 years for his act. By the way: IN THE POCKET OF PRISHON’S COAT, AFTER THE KILLING OF HIS WIFE, THEY FOUND A HALF EMPTIED WHISKY BOTTLE. Neighbors of Mrs. W’illiam Sampere, who lived at No. 165 Casper-ave., had % k>ng pitied her. They knew she was frequently the vic -4 tim of a brutal husband. Sampere beat her. One night the neighbors saw him drive her from the house. It was a cold night in winter and she was thinly clad. It was last week that Sampere came home and again attacked his wife. She ran into the yard. Sampere followed her. caught her by the arm and dragged her up to the fence. Holding her helpless with one hand, he reached into his pocket with the other, brought out a jack-knife and with it •lashed and hacked at his w’ife’s throat until she fell dead in her tracks. Then Sampere tried to kill himself with the knife. He will recover and will go to prison for a long term of years. By the way: WHEN SAMPERE KILLED HIS WIFE BY CUTTING HER THROAT, HE WAS DRUNK, ON WHISKY. Last Sunday two men, with their wives, were returning in an automobile from a drive to Birmingham. The newly-paved road from Royal Oak to Birmingham is very narrow. Drivers must proceed with the utmost care to avoid a collision. There is little danger if drivers have their wits about them. The driver of the car coming in from Birmingham looked ahead and saw an automobile coming against him on the mnonf side of the road, but reasoned, naturally, that tho approaching car would eventually got over where it belonged. Hut it didn’t and the two machines met, head on, with a terrific crash. They picked one of the men up, dt id. The other man was seriously injurt i. The wives of both men wore injure also, and it is reported from the hospita that one of them cannot live. That will make two deaths in this ac cident. Bv the way: IN THE CAR THAT WAS ON Till' WRONG SIDE OF THE ROAD AND WHI< H WAS RESPONSIBI F. I 1 - THIS TRAGEDY. THEY FOUND TWO CASES OF BEER AND TWO QUART DOTTLES OF WHISKY. After an absence of three days, George Lapeer, returned to his home, No. 3"*S Mt. Elliott-ave.. on the Fourth of July, to pack his clothes, he said. Hi- wife remonstrated with him, ■ whereupon ho became infuriated. Offering her a razor, he told her to do fend herself. She screamed, turned and fled. Their children, aroused by the moth-j er’s cries, saw the mother attempt to |escape from their maddened father. Overtaking his wife, Lapeer attempted |to kill her, slashing at her with the razor. The wife will live, the doctors say, but | Lapeer is dead. He cut his own throat. i By the way: LAPEER WAS DRUNK —drunk or. j WHISKY. _____ The Guessinff’s Good, Anyhow. —i And now is tho time when every man has the right to exercise his quadrennial privilege of figuring upon the presidential vote. Justice Hughes Is being flooded with pledges, promises and predictions, remarks the G. O 1 . press. All three are cheap enough, but political pledges and promises are slim-y things, and pre dictions mere guess-work—as this is, bv the way Speaking of pledges, it recalls to our mind the hoary story of Judge Brown, a candidate for Justice of the peace down in Texas a few years ago. The day before election Brown announced that he had one thousand votes pledged, enough to easily elect him. He polled two hundred votes. Asked for a statement after election, he re marked • “All I’ve got to say is. that there are 800 of the biggest liars in the world, right here in Texas.” Getting down to figures, in 1912 the Demo cratic ticket polled 6.293,019 votes; the Republi cans 3,484.956. It is likely that both parries will poll their normal stand-pat vote; with a fair prospect of Wilson increa.-ing his. since in politics the “ins always have the edge. The Progressive vote is, of course, an un known quantity, but short of some political miracle-working, the Progressives are going to be pretty badly split. There are lots of normal Democrats in that party, to say nothing of the extreme radical Republicans, who will not vote for Hughes un der any consideration or suasion. Should the Progressives put out anew ticket, a majority of the voters of the party ma> sup port it. if not, the party will split three ways, some going to Hughes, some to Wilson and some not voting at all. The latter may well be tallied in the Wilson column for a vote not cast is a vote for him. In 1912 the Progressives polled 4,119,507 vote 1 * Allowing that a bare 20 per cent, of these swing to the Democrats, Wilson’s vote will ap proximate 7.200,000. Should Hughes bag all the balance of the 1512 Progressive vote, he will still be lacking a mat ter of half a million votes of a popular majority Guess work, we have already admitted, but as good a guess as any. And you can make another guess by guessing how the women will vote. From Another Point ot View By C. T. S. A woman has sued a Detroit doctor, claiming he rendered her arm useless. It may be that some of our pitchers have met this same doctor. a a • Hetty Green, who laid away many hundreds of millions, has now l>een, also. • * • The last heard of the transport Mon terey by the navy department, she was running into a typhoon. Some little con cern is felt because, upon occasions of this kind, the typhoon rarely gets the worst of it. • • • For Men Only. From a liner page, under “Help Want ed": Active woman, about 35, to work for husband's room and board. * • * John D. Rockefeller will he 77 day after tomorrow. In an interview he will prol>- ably tell us to save our jK.*nnies, when gasoline is an even 20 the gal. » • m The Dead sea for ten thousand years Has rolled and rolled, 'tis said; You’ll note, if this report is true, It’s been a long time dead. • • • “Tire blew up on me last night/* “Get out." “That’s what I did." • * • Let’s see; who are the vice-presidential candidates? • • Strike a ripe canteloupe yet? • • • It can’t be did. DETROIT TISVSES Our Boyhood Ambitions. I wc.. w/A (w-> I~ SN« r ; \ TH MfkVE A AX * AKHO ~ ill MAKR ' eO V\ vr p*'™-?.- » . «v—i --) Huzzy! |( -I Blu A, .— J— ’ AH. i ’ Kucsv fj - p P ’)r A f3ACR RIDE* 2 - ,DRESSED MFC. PlM<3- C O STUM El , -POWMThL AISLUOF TMe CHURCH /AMP /MARRY HE K- WHILE Foers casfep with horror. - WsAT W* * 'ecu US 1 / (Cef>r\ft!t. 1916. t*y H T WeNtcr* LITTLE THINGS COUNT. BY H. ADDINGTON BRUCE Author of The Riddle of Personality “Peychologr and Parenthood." si' All over our land thousands of ( young men and women, having said farewell to school or college, are setting out to make their way in the world They will find many un expected obstacles to overcome, and many hard lessons to learn In busi ness life. Also, many of them will find them selves seriously handicapped by unfortunate characteristics which schooling has failed to correct. i)n<- such characteristic of common oc currence is inattention to detail. The tyro in business too often fails to appreciate the Importance of the little things that enter info every form of business activity. De tail to him is a matter of no great significance. He Is too Impatient—and, alas, often too careless —to systematize his work so that, everything, no matter how trivial It may seem, shall be done accurately and promptly. "Any old time ar.d any old way will do.” seems to be his motto. The other day I happened to en t* r the office of a New York busi ness friend at a painful moment. He was fakirs his stenographer to task for an error she had made, j heard her half defiant, half apolo getic explanation: “I know you told me how you wanted if done. But I thought this way would do Just as well. 11l copy it again after lunch.” “No," said my friend, quietly. “It has to be mailed now There is no time to copy it again." The stenographer stared out to get her luncheon. After her depart ure my friend handed n e one of the sheets of paper she had been typewriting. He i* the publicity manager for a large enterprise The sheet con tained a statement he was mailing to the newspapers of a city some distance from New- York. “I knew,” he explained to me. “that this story was too long to go on a sinele sheet of paper if typed in double space throughout. "For psychological reasons that you will appreciate I wanted to keep It on one sheet, it would took short er than if it ran over to a second sheet, and therefore it would have a better chance of getting Into print. "So I told the girl to type the last few lines single space You see Thl.« month of all month* in the your ho careful not to ovorfood baby. It may It rriof* no mattor whether tho baby bo breast fed or bottle f# and Ftut undor no circumstances food a baby nnv'hlng othor than mother's milk, without tho advice of a |>hy^l cian. Thin is most important Tho mothor should »a» plain. well rook'd food and t-hou’d m>p that all hor digestive organ* aro kopt In good condition Remember ’hat three months colic in baby I* apt to bo throo month*' indigestion from Inipropor feeding An abundanoe of pure, fresh row's The Keep Well Column FEEDING. what she has done. She ha* s;nc' spaced, not the la*t f> w lines. ) .• the lines between * \ *>r\ j..,ragr:ip "The result 1» a she*' so hard to read that I'm afraid a c-k 1 n. ms of the editors won't bother to read it.” To this stenographer th mode of typing this particular cat-men' was a petty detail, too trivial to he at tended to accurately To :nv friend it was likewise a dt ’ail, but by n<< means n petty one. And the more you stop to analyze any successful business, the more you will realize that it 1- built on seemingly trivial derail* that aft-r all have a farreaching significance. Neglect the little things in busi ness and you may fe*»l tolerably sure that you will not long h v* hi.: things to which to pay aft* n':on At tend to the little thing* faithfully and ever bigger thing- will d mandlng your attention These are elementary far*<= v-hl the buslne.-x beginner < mnot too soon take to h*art. r Read the Second Inaugural The worst thing about all this war business is that it tends to put a quietus upon all effort for the im provement of so* ial and economic conditions. A great deal of our preparation for the war against crime, di-ease, ignorance and pov erty, one*- well under way, is neces sarily postponed, because of the de flection of interest to armies, navies, mobilizations, alarums and excur slons Appropriations for construe tive work of betterment arc Hhejv* 1 Private energies nre directed to wards war charities. News of sor tie?, ambushes, impending battle?, crowds everything else out of tin papers. War is the enemy of all the reforms which so much Inter ested us erstwhile. much of if as is now imminent for us threatens disaster as great as ha* befallen the Liberal program that w'a« in progress of application In England before the cataclysm of July, 191 i In thi* sense, at least, war excitement Is a tremendous backset for so- lal pro gress. And during the war excite ment many evil things will become more firmly entrenched in our so s ial svs*em because the public 1? not watching lii that direction Patriot ism is a happy refuge for many f rotlk should ho drunk dally hy tho nursing mothor. lieenuse baby Is colicky do not change quickly to anotbor food ton ■lit your physician and ho will ad vise you what, to do. Remember that baby pot ; thirsty j'i-t a* grownup folks do Th'-n 1 foro on hot days give |t mop* cooled, bolkd wafer and le « milk 10* c ilarlfy In feeding Is one of ’he n ost Important thins* In th ' of a baby. Irregularity In food : insc load* to overfeeding In , oa-.* and overfeeding la tho ran ;of most illnoss among babies In [ *mnmor. Fresh air will Improve tho bahv'* 'appetite and digestion and mnk<* [ 'ho cheeks glow with nil slcn of health Time may be money to err r^ ’*»d' bn* the loafer. -- Hv Webster. :«cn. of fx nimdr* a fostering- j • for anti social interest* and ! tin? Amid arms, reforms are ! *:hir benumbed Mexico moan' >■ »!• lay of the fruition of many v s'. hope* of advancement, if not ■;r pernianert defeat. Hut war is .» -• v* fair nr human lif** and gov * rnm.**nf, and it i« a condition tha* must b*» no i H cannot be dodged and out of it may possibly come sum** of *}■ . good- we have been -eking j r.»>r ’ > Its coming War is d*-f rurtive .>f morr than human life and prop. rty. hut probably many .food things have to to “scrapped’ .n such convul-ions in order that the path may be cleared of worse thing*. War is to t>e deplored and to t> prevented or abolished, if po*-*iM-*. bur the process of abolition 111 .;..* fil vv. and so the best thing tt.e r* former iun do confronting th great evil is to console himself as did l.im oln. that th*- judgment** of the I/ird are true and righteous al t oge* her I don’t know anything j •► •.■r for tr ie believers in God and man to r* ad at this tune than Presi din' Lincoln’* - onnd inaugural U* *dy s Mirror. St. i/nils Thought Tlet jens a Spy. Paul Tie'jcr.. . the ynur.g Ameti '•an composer, i* again safe at home in his New York studio after a long and nerve racking experience in Eu rope. He was in Berlin, ail ready for ti e produ< ?ion of his first Ger man opera. when the war broke out. The production was on the stage, the company hal completed rehearsals, r he opening had be*>n announced and th*- tickets were on sale Then came the upheaval. Tlet- Jen*' elaborately planned project wax suddenly abandoned. The singers were discharged and the acenery f or* 1. He derided that It would be some time before Berlin would be ready for his opera and that, after *”. the t'nl-ed States was a pretty good p!.vo for an American citizen. He had she trunks when he left Berlin, arpl In th* m were the scores, books plot and ske'ches of years of wi.rk at various musical composl t on» for the stage. When he reached the border only two trunks were left, and these con taised his personal • fTects His man uscripts, correspondence, music, bus men contracts and books had all been confissated He reached Lon don all right, but another of his trunks was misHng and he found hlm«e|f the object of much stispl cio i-* scrutiny HP name has a Ger man twht to p a rd his baggage was covered with German labels. lie might have escaped trouble, hut he continued to trace letters back to Germany In an < ffort to locate and rrgn.r bis precious opera. He was arrested and confronted wl'h hi own intercepted letters, arid 'he my v ter inti larcon Os Stage, stij dio mu* ' contracts and appoint men's w i'h which the enrrespon dence wa- larded, seemed to hint at n secpi f < o*)o Ilf - tnlsfer possibilities XU his Xmerlcan letters and means of Identification had disappeared , with Its tnmk“. and In vain he tried to conr nee Scotland Yard that he was a S* T/Oiiis, Mo, American and 'bat h« w • the author of *he com rigopfa which has made Montgom et v and Stone famous - "The Wizard nt Or" N|x on that stuff Thev .never heard of Oz nr the Wizard, nr Montgomery or S’one, epher. and If wj«s the Jug for Tie*Jens. Then i* *iC'*.i: i* and to him that Fred rrie! W \v» il an American newspa per cr.rt*- potident. who also had a mor* or l<fhijlflrg escape from I F*rt - ;» few wr*ks before, was In , T.ondnn. He eontlived to get word to Well, who e .-nt) German book «.r just then ,r log hit In England, and e re cm- ensued f*»hn H. Haf tery. In the New York Telegraph, The Daily Reminder TOO O'* AXXIVKN* %It IKS 17ii* •Joshua Harney, w n-> win* > C"inmodiir« In the l' S iim\ * b* f**r* he MM* 24. horn in Baltimore 1 >*•• 1 in I'litsbutgli !)#«• 1, i*is 17Tt» —on the news of the declara tion of imleiicntlrnce ihe lend, n M.i tin .If the king of England in N< w York was made into bullets. 1717. American giniiaon under Gen. St. Flair abandoned Ticondor-* km and retreated through Vermont 1116 -toe was formed to the thick ness of common window glass In New York and New England ISIS First auction eiile of put'll* lands In Michigan took place in l'e trolt. IX3! Maximilian, the til-fated em oarer of Mexico, horn in Austria Executed at uueretaeo June 1:• lx*>. 1144—The t'nited States r« ogntse | the Independence of the Sandwich Islands. 1 ».'.*• —An armistice w»* agreed i*n in the war between France and Aus tria. lx«4—Th* Karl of Derby became premier of Great Britain for tto ikil '. time. 1193 Marriage of Prince ilecrge of XX'alee (George V t and Princess Vic toria Maty, of Teck !*<** -Mobson and his comrades taken prisoners by the Suamaids ut baatlHgo, were exch.mg-ut. 1903 M I.OUbet. pi. -dent of the French republic, arrived in England on a visit to King Edward ISt.'« Frank Holt, dynamiter of th capitol at Was hum ton »nd who fir. I a shot at J *’ Mm gan. k'lled himself In the Nassau county. N X' . Jail o\kC VFAH Al.o TOIIAt 1\ THE \X \ It Germans mad.- tierce attacks on i? jins, along K.iwka. p- • -h rei. -t*d , pturc of more i .. .m tr.i- north <f Ypres < • ,i> I . .in • vor*- attack w th i ' I ;tl A1 -ace. * J. «euh Ferdinand of i pn*u»d Kussl/ins n.-rthward '' t - .... b»ttl- of K:\\<nik. Toll ti> iii it run tit I'- .--a V- tors, si «*»r of K n2 V l in I' \. ;irs a« > toil y I i• M Nl K eun.i nan -lh>r 1 | •' . . u .(|. . m the British nilnl«-j * \ I -i n iii l.ondoii >«.*>*» .ik>> t*>* i, n•. -v-lton Williams. . ot* ft* l'-r j f t . i-. i. n \ h-.rn in I’owlistan . .;>! \ \ I "il X.-a*s :i|.i t'«dav '. • | ,m| K.vere Pr. -t hln c ham. ! • . Xrltnirton-sl ■ rn at Jamaica I’latn. M.i** \ i * a • t <dsy K •l •• n- ' celebrated the. o*. il tl ;01-r born it N wt.ir \ pit Ho.. Kl \.i rs ago f. da v Th-n in G >!lsi; '»r r- |-re». u tat I ve in i -tiKr.-«s . f tn-- Eighth I.tin 11 I'lstt ■*. born at t'oncord. N H . j >• irs nno today "t. phen F o Neill. rat--h'r th* Cleveland \-- • r ti !• .•• • bas* t« mi l-oi n at Mnoka. Pa. !t year ago t'*dS V p, x IKrtisll. utility <ntflelder of th- N'-w X'ork Amol m le-igu* in*' i >ll *-»n<. Kirn In St Lotu- "' \ n ut today [“■ "—' ” "" ] A Poem a Day ii \r\ \hi» i i.t« imi pom Poor are p. . r and profligate in deed. Ye*, w•• the very flower of our race. Endowed with opportunity to lead. With intelle-t. a.ilty and grace To |cirn the master a from th- pu pils ; s >■ H'm have *•> me.intv ii|intnd*re 1. .lay and night. Our gleim ng opportunlflea of place. Tl. pr>‘S- the precious rose of >• 1 il ’. K delight lln sedulous avoidance of our lofty right I Yet Harvard had her faults a« we our >iu n, J Contributory to our p.>vert I Harvard ahidea not question, she has g i ow n. tri'l grown In dl*r* •>* f ■ * *pi■» 1' ty, | I tl iriK th. glor> nt T l i< *• -I'xi.-ie X inillton men-at-arn’s n n*'V*r p.i le. And mil' ion eyes, h' w*v*r cl>ar they Se». If wever s.-ek to pier* - *- their ri- -rtsf veil, ** iU arc more Mind th.-.n *vrl. <* M i t«>n. st.ll must fed The mensure of all fh'ngs l« quit ♦v F-.ur wall* have n.-vei m.i.l*- .» *■• I leg*- yet. And never shall, though student corr pan v Fr'-n distant end* i t earth togeth*- met ; pej...\ 4 unnumbered t m** Its fost.r debt. j Yet w c> can say in how true - in or when’ ; The ilill.ird legion Is r f worthv -• et To sup* rsede th>- bright. Industrious ten Civ*- u* a university of minds, not men ’ Robert '"'utler in Boston Po«t. Pointed Paragraphs And often t_h*' shoplifter find** it difli* ult to take things * nsy. f>ead men tell no tales, but some of 4 heir w idoxvg may draw pension- A;i long at a man can keep bis temper he Isn’t his own worst in »my. A woman’s Idea of nn entertaining man is one who sajrt nothing and listens. Hpendthriffg may be no railed he entire they have nothing in common with thrift. A Rirl’s best Insurance aeninM trouble In to make a coniidtnt of bet mother. And a strong-minded wife not, fimen keepn a light-weight husband from going up In the air. When a young man kieser. a girl the flrnt time *>he tries to n< fa. If it were her first experience. It’s a woman’s natural faith that enables her to believe only the things she wants to when site known she doesn’t. P'atforms and Prop*. No party platform In any stronger than the personal timber that lormu the props.—Washington I’ort. The Old Gardener Says That no harm In done by cut ting long sprays of flowers from th** rambler roses, but that the plants are rather Improved by this practice And these sprays are exceedingly decorative when properly displayed Indoors. The amateur should make a point of seeking out some of the new hardy climbers this month In or der to make a choice for his own garden next season. Such va rieties as Fvcelsa, Hlnwaths, Silver Moon. Dr. Van Fleet, and Tftusendshoen are wonderfully beautiful and far ahead of the old time ramblers. THURSDAY, JULY 6, 1916 Too Late. BY DR. FRANK CRANE (Copyright, 191 b, by Frank Crane) It is never too lute. Os all the t\ ai-fop-jeii lies thnt shuckle the human spirit one of the cruellest is implied in those two words: ‘Too Intel Among souls nothing is irrevocable. We men and women who are alive lie about on this earth, little glowing sparks of divinity. There is no rain of circumstances can put us out. There is no iron heel of catastrophe or malice that can cover and crush us. Nothing can extinguish our burning but the exhalations of our ow’n despair. If I have wasted my youth, well, I have yet my life, which still can be shaped to my will. If I have missed an education in the proper schools, the school of days is always open, the school of spare hours, of running time; I will attend, with my self as master, indomitable, with myself us insatiable pupil. What are habits? I made them. lean i»r« ak them. If it hurts 1 will not whim per. I will take myself in hand. All about the walls of my room I will write: “I can. I can. 1 can. I can.” I will not weep, nor go with those who weep, over lost opportunities. For every opportunity lo*t 1 can find ten new ones. Opportunity does m*t knock only once at a man’s door. That is a sickly fancy. Opportunities stand in line at my door every day. crowding to get in. Old? My body may be. liut my soul never ages. I will face the wind and weather till the last. When death comes he will find me plowing and sowing on. My self-school shall never close. I w-ill never regard my condition as fixed. I will be an eternal boy. Fvery day I will be improving, learning, in training. I never expect to grow up. I shall never be an adult. To the end I shall be adolescent. (.ray hair are and there upon me, but on my soul’s cheek the young ! beard is downy. My feet are not as fleet as at fifteen. Je n’ai pa* me* jambes de quinze ans. But my thoughts are as nimble as a young dancing girl’s legs, my fancies are swift as the sparrows of spring, my hopes rise yet as the mounting lark. In me burns that unquenchable fire of Prometheus- life. And life —any life— any smallest fragment of it—means po tfntial force. Matter, and the creations of matt r. must give way before it. “I came from God, 1 am going back tn God. I v-ill have no gap of death in my ife ” s lid Ge >rge MacDonald. Too late? lam at the doorstep of in finity. Before me is the uncharted ocean. Its salt scent intoxicates me. I feel the Bing of endless adventures. Too late? Let dogs say it, or horses, or apes; not man, not me, whose w’ings are sprouting. Too late? When you all gather around me and are sad, and say it’s all over with him, you will be deceived, for all will have just begun. For then I shall know the truth of the deep guess of the old Greek: “For what if death l<‘ life, and life be death?” Too late? Perhaps, for some, but not I for spirits. 1 am a spirit. Said Olive Schreiner: “It is never too late for the soul of man.” BITS OF INFORMATION In<!la rubber trros, tapp*-*! f'Vf'ry other flay, continue to >l*-ld sap for more than 20 years. Frisrlrinfl has strengthened Its holfl on the toy market, but Japan Is forging ahead as a com petitor. America heafls the list with rtf. flf>2 postofflres. G*-rmnt) v L< teTond, well 49,515; England, with 33.738. Pur** water will corrod** glass. Tl * re nr** fewer suicides among miners than nny other workers. it* ri nt observations of Saturn at the Lowell observatory show a remarkable r.hnnKe In the eolor and brightness of the planet’s ball, which Is now of a pinkish brown tint and strikingly darker than the rings. Lewanlka. king of Barotseta.sfl. Africa, who Idled a month or so ago. ruled n territory as large as Germany and was the twenty second in a rovnl line that dates back to the beginning of the seventeenth century. Yearly on February 2 and for forty-fire day* aft, r. a mysterious tire breaks out In Ariyaka bay on th** west eoaat of Kyushu, Japan, bum- In*; both on land and sea. the origin of the eon : flagrntlon being a complete mystery. The nervous shook from exploding shells la so great that It oftentimes brings horses up In their tracks, apparently Incapable of moving. Horses occasionally fall down and give every ; appearance of having been shot, though actually nnhurt. Hogs suddenly and unaccountably go lame, though untouched. Several American Arms with unusually heavy mailings use a postage meter which. Instead of affixing th** usual stamps on mail matter, makes an Impression In th** tipp* r right hand corner. The new postal rn«t« r performs several tasks, such as sealing, tamping, facing and counting , approximately 2f,(t pieces of mall matter a I minute ( OMMITTKI). Wife You believe In being prepared, don’t j you? l Husband I certainly do Wife Then 1 know you’ll approve of my get ting irv complete outfit for summer before the licit weather sets In.—-Judge.