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X&hQ Farm Fireside. 1
I Gleanings by Oar Country
Correspondents I
THREE CORNERS.
Raymond Sausser is home again
from Princeton.
Mrs. Sam Sausser is visiting her
father, Alfred King.
Miss Marshall was visting Miss
Esther Nelson Sunday.
Charley O'Brien, father-in-law of
Mr. Brown, is visiting here.
Miss Ruth Johnson and friends
returned to Minneapolis Saturday.
Miss Lillian Patton was visiting
her friend, Miss Gertrude Brennan,
last week.
Miss Jessie Swanbro went to Dakota
on Thursday to attend school. We
all miss her.
Mr. and Mrs. Orin Hamilton have
gone to Minneapolis to visit friends
and relatives.
Miss Nora Stumm has returned
home from a week's visit with Mrs.
Stella Hamilton.
Mrs. Gertrude Stumm called on
Mrs. Sam Sausser and Mrs. Orin
Hamilton on Thursday.
Misses Grace aud Edna King have
returned to their home after visiting
relatives in this vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Pierson and
family were visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Orin Hamilton on Sunday.
A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Redmond last week and
mother and baby are doing well.
Miss Amy Polton was operated upon
last week for throat trouble and we
are glad to hear she is getting better.
Next Thursday evening will be Mr.
Olson's last time to preach. We
think everybody ought to try to hear
him.
Arthur and Leonard Hemphill and
Ivan Piero have returned home after
an enjoyable visit with Mr. and Mrs.
Fiero.
or Quick Relief From Hay Fever.
Asthma and summer bronchitis,
take Foley's Honey and Tar. It
quickly relieves the discomfort and
suffering and the annoying symptoms
disappear. It soothes and heals the
inflamed air passages of the head,
throat and bronchial tubes. It con
tains no opiates and no harmful
drugs. Refuse substitutes. For sale
by all druggists.
GREENBUSH.
Johnnie Blair is working for A. E.
Grow.
Alma Wenberg called on Lula Robi
deau last Sunday.
Rev. Orrock held services in school
district 4 last Sunday.
The fizz, the fuzz, the fizzy-fuzz.
Ask Henry for the rest.
Sam Shaw spent last Sunday fore
noon at the Robideau home.
J. H. Grow had the misfortune to
lose a very valuable steer last Sun
day.
Al Bemis and crew threshed for
Andrew Peterson and E. P. Grow last
Monday.
Earl Fullwiler quit working for S.
E. Tilley and company and returned
home last Thursday.
Alice Fullwiler and Peter Green
wood called on Mabel Levi for a
short visit last Sunday.
Nels Robideau and A. E. Grow
each took a large load of potatoes to
St. Cloud last Monday.
John, the eight-months' old son of
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Burke, was very
sick a few days last week.
The Ladies' Altar society met with
Mrs. Thomas Grow last Thursday.
An enjoyable day was spent.
Clyde Robideau will enter the
Princeton high schhool next Monday
as a member of the senior class.
Mr. and Mrs. Nels Robideau en
joyed a very pleasant day last Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sager.
A quilting bee was given last
Wednesday by Mrs. C. S. Grow. A
goodly number of lady friends were
present.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Grow and
Mrs. Eugene Shaw were pleasant
callers at the Robert Shaw home last
Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Grow were
very pleasantly entertained at Santi
ago last Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. J.
E. Odegard.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Robideau, who
were visiting relatives and friends in
Minneapolis the past week, returned
home last Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Peterson and
family spent a few days visiting rela
tives at Clear Lake last week. They
returned on Sunday.
Fred Gerschwilier, who has been
looking after his farm in this com
munity the past two weeks, returned
to Minneapolis last Saturday.
There was no baseball game last
Sunday as stated in our last week's
items. The Crown bunch, for some
reason or other, would not play.
Say, kids, do you know where
that watermelon patch is? If
don't, why find" out and the next time
you go by stop and enjoy yourselves
with a good run*.
Lloyd Grow of Princeton spent a
few days with his cousin, Clarence
Grow, last week.
No doubt many from this locality
will take in the state fair which be
gins September 5.
A dancing party was given by Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Rocheford last Thurs
day evening in honor of Mauria
Guyette and Fredora Tulien who are
visiting at their home.
A dancing party was given at the
Robideau home last Saturday even
ing. A large and merry crowd was
present and everyone enjoyed them
selves to their hearts'content. A. E.
Grow furnished the music.
Many of our baseball players were
disappointed last Sunday after they
found that the Crown team had
backed out of the game to be played
upon that day. Sam Shaw says,
"By gad, Crown may hold the cham
pionship now, but just wait until
Greenbush and Blue Hill gets a
whack at her."
We are indeed sorry to say that
these will be our last items, and our
only hope is that some one will take
up the good work. There is plenty
of news in Greenbush and plenty pf
good correspondents, and there is no
reason why items should not be sent
in each week. We heartily thank Mr.
Dunn and every member of the
Union staff for their kindness shown
towards us and we hope that someone
will carry the good work on.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Grow and fami
ly, Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Rehaume and
family, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Grow
and family and Frank Rehaume called
on Mr. and Mrs. William Normandin
and family last Sunday. Frank Re
haume informs us that people by the
hundreds are flocking to the Nor
mandin home to see William's army
hat and to hear our good-hearted
citizen cell stories concerning the
battles of '76. William is in every
sense a humorist and certainly every
one that calls on him will enjoy the
best time of their lives.
BALDWIN.
Miss Alberta Woodward of Minne
apolis is visiting at the Trunk home.
Mrs. Fagerberg and daughter of
Blue Hill visited Mrs. Anderson on
Sunday.
A few from this vicinity were bap
tized in vthe Rum river at Spencer
Brook on Sunday.
Miss Stella Douglas, the teacher in
district 10, was looking over the
school books Sunday.
M. F. McCracken and family of
Fairpoint, Ohio, visited T. F. Mc
Cracken and family last week.
Mrs. Robert Earl has returned from
Janesville, Minn., and is staying with
her daughter, Mrs. McCracken.
The Week's twins of Minneapolis
are visiting their uncle and aunt, Mr.
and Mrs. Rossing, and family.
The dance at Sandy lake on Fri
day evening was well attended.
Everyone reports an enjoyable time.
There was a large crowd in atten
dance at church Sunday evening. The
next meeting will be held in two
weeks.
Miss Sigrid Carlson has returned
to Minneapolis, where she is engaged
at work. She has been spending the
summer with her parents.
Mr. Griep is in this vicinity thresh
ing.
David Looney has had his house
reshingled.
Mr. Dorn has a nice lot of melons
this season.
Frank Sanborn is making hay west
of Blue Hill.
Mr. Damon shows no signs of im
provement in health.
Mrs. Mellotte's baby has been very
sick but is now better.
Mr. Lambert has a fine crop of
corn. He is now breaking more
land.
Tom Looney and Al Heath are
cutting hay on the St. Francis river
bottoms.
Mr. Gharet has a contract for
cutting a large quantity of hardwood
this winter.
Mrs. Lizzie Heath is raising a
bumper crop of white beans on Mr.
White's farm.
ESTES BROOK.
Catching owls seems to be the latest
sort of amusement.
Inga Wiprud of Freer passed Sun
day at the Knutsen home.
Mrs. H. L. Bemis and children
visited at the Beden home on Friday.
Several young folks of this town
spent Sunday evening at the Hughes
home.
Miss Maude Ayers was a pleasant
caller at the J. Bergman home last
Thursday.
We are very sorry to learn that J.
J. Knutson is very sick and hope he
will soon recover.
Mrs. Burgha and children of St.
Paul are here on a visit to Mr. and
Mrs. Dave Raiche.
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Hedman and
you family, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Ayers
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and Mrs. Albert Selander were
visitors at the O. Pearson home on
Sunday last.
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Services will be held in the M. E.
church on Sunday next. Rev. Bell
of Ronneby will preach.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Warner and
family were visiting at the F. Reibe
stein home on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Grow and Mrs.
Blair of Greenbush were visitors in
this town on Friday last.
O. J. Almlie and Bennie Schram
returned home on Friday evening.
They have been haying in Blue Hill.
On account of several of the Estes
Brook ball players being sick they
failed to go to Foreston on Sunday.
Chas Erickson left last Tuesday for
Minneapolis. He intends learning
the barbers' trade. We all wish him
success.
School soon starts and we will all
welcome back the smiling faces of our
former teachers, Miss Hermanson and
Miss Trunk.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hughes and
family, accompanied by Selma Sand
quist, made a trip to Pease on Sun
day afternoon.
The Misses Mabel and Minnie
Kronstrom spent Sunday with their
parents here. Frank Lindquist was
also a visitor at the Kronstrom home
Sunday afternoon.
The jolly Bemis threshing crew
was here on Saturday evening and
Sunday. We are all sorry that
threshing is so nearly completed in
this neighborhood.
Olof Wiprud played ball at Estes
Brook Saturday.
The youngsters of this burg are
getting ready for school.
Aldrich and Fred Boon were Estes
Brook callers on Saturday.
Cora Hubbard of Glendorado spent
a few days with Clara Sandquist. She
also attended the dance.
Mrs. Albert Johnson of Freer is
visiting with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Lind, for a few days.
Miss Mary Knutsen returned home
Wednesday evening after spending an
enjoyable time in the cities.
Anton Ege, Oscar Uglem and Olof
Wiprud of Freer attended the dance
at this place Saturday evening.
Ethel Magnus and Millet Simonson
of Glendorado attended the big dance
at Estes Brook Saturday evening.
Misses Clara Sandquist and Cora
Hubbard attended the Y. F. S. at
Skaaland's, Freer, on Sunday after
noon.
The second ball nine of Estes
Brook played with Maywood last
Sunday on the home diamond and
the Maywood lads were defeated .b
a score of 16 to 7.
From all accounts there was not a
very large attendance at the dance on
the Estes Brook bowery Saturday
evening. The reason was likely due
to the cold and cloudy weather that
prevailed.
FREER.
Mr. Jacbosen 'sold his colt last
week.
Jim Robertson called on Henry
Uglem Tuesday.
Olaf Wiprud made several trips to
Princeton last week.
The Heds and Jacobsens spent Sun
day at Olaf Olson's.
Anton Ege was repairing the tele
phone line last Friday.
Dena Ege called on Emma and
Sadie Haralson Tuesday.
Wm. Hartmann was threshing for
Jim and Hib Robertson Tuesday.
Miss Lundquist from Princeton
visited with the Erstad girls Sunday.
Miss Bradley from Princeton visited
with Mabel Jacobsen a few days last
week.
J. A. Erstad returned home Satur
day after a week's visit with friends
in Zumbrota.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Haralson and
son, William, are visiting relatives
here this week.
Some of the fellows around here at
tended the dance at Estes Brook
Saturday night.
Inga Homme, Dena Ege and Sadie
Haralson called on Maybelle and
Esther Benson on Monday.
Prof. Skaaland left for the west last
Tuesday and his sister, Gunda, ac
companied him as far as Milaca.
Miss Tillie Uglem was visiting with
her parents a few days last week and
expects to leave for Iowa next Tues
day.
ZIMMERMAN.
'flag FBIKCBTON TJNIOK: ^THUBSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1910.
Oscar Swanson is visiting at Du
luth.
Mr. Harrington of Clearwater is the
guest of Geo. Bowles.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pratt went to
Princeton on Sunday.
Jas. Walley of Anoka was in town
Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mrs. M. K. Iliff of Elk River is
visiting relatives and friends here.
I. F. Walker shipped two cars of
stock to South St. Paul on Tuesday.
A. R. Berglund of Sauk Rapids,
our new banker, arrived here last
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Friday. Mr. Varley expects to leave
for the west next Monday.
Miss Maud Moore of Big Lake is
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Swan
son. +Vr
Miss Fay Henderson of Minneapolis
visited Mr. and Mrs. Jim" Iliff last
week.
Resolutions of Condolence.
Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 23, 1&10.
Whereas, it hath pleased the Su
preme Ruler to remove from our
midst our beloved neighbor. Herman
Neumann, who died on the 30th day
of July, 1910: and
Whereas, we recognize in the death
of our neighbor, Herman Neumann,
Prospect camp, M. W. A., has lost a
highly respected member and the wife
and children a kind and loving hus
band and father.
Therefore, be it resolved, that we
recognize the divine will of Him who
doeth all things well, and humbly bow
in submission to his summons.
Resolved, that Prospect camp, with
deepest sympathy with the wife and
children of our deceased neighbor,
earnestly hope that so great a be
reavement may be overruled for their
highest good.
Resolved, that these resolutions be
spread on the minutes of our meeting,
August 23, 1910, and as a token of
respect to our deceased neighbor, our
charter be draped for a period of 30
days and a copy of these resolutions
be sent to the wife of the deceased.
H. J. Blakeman,
W. A. Sumstry,
F. E. Larson,
Committee.
Farmers' Warehouse for Sale
The farmers' warehouse at Zimmer
man is for sale and it will be disposed
of under the following conditions:
All bids sent in must be sealed, other
wise they will not be considered. The
directors reserve the right to reject
any or all bids received. Bids will
be opened and considered on Sep
tember 10, at 1 p. m. Address H. B.
Pratt, Zimmerman, Minn. Route 2.
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Unclaimed Letters
List of letters remaining unclaimed
at the postoffice at Princeton, Minn.,
August 27, 1910: Mrs. V. N. Jones,
Miss Myrtel Rhynolds. Mrs. Soca
Lingren. Please call for advertised
letters. L. S. Briggs, P. M.
Bring in Tour Potatoes.
My warehouse is now open for the
purchase of potatoes. Highhest mar
ket prices and correct weight.
35-tfc W. H. Miller.
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entertained her sister
from Saturday until
Mrs. Brown
of Elk River
Monday.
Mrs. Ellen Abraham of Portland,
Ore., was calling on friends here
Wednesday.
Last Saturday Mrs. G. N. Stendahl
visited her daughter, Mrs. Ed Healy,
at Elk River.
Mrs. Roy Taylor of Meadow Vale
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.
J. Mickelson, this week.
Donald Iliff came up from Elk
River last Friday night'to visit rela
tives and friends for a week.
A crowd of ladies gathered at the
school house last week and gave it a
thorough cleaning before school be
gins.
Mrs. DeWitt, son and daughter, of
Chicago are visiting Ina Bean and
her mother. Mrs. DeWitt is a cousin
of Ina's.
School will begin here onlMonday,
September 12, with the same teachers
as last year, Miss Dowlin of Champ
lin and Miss Lehman of Dodge
Center.
Henry Swanson, J. W. Heffner, N.
Neumann and Wm. McAllister went to
Minneapolis Sunday in Henry's auto.
Mr. McAllister went down to consult
a doctor.
Mrs. Shearer of Cottage Grove,
Minn., and Mrs. Page and grand
daughter, Mabel, of Prescott, Wis.,
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Chas
and family.
The Misses Mary and Nora
of Minneapolis, who have been
ing Mr. and Mrs. I. F. Walker the
past week, returned to their home on
Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Thompson of
Spencer Brook expect to move into
the Heffner hotel next week. Mr. and
Mrs. Heffner will have rooms at Mar
tin Swanson's.
Mrs. Houlton and two sons of Elk
River, and Wm. Houlton of Houlton
ville, La., visited Ina Bean and her
mother and Mr. and Mrs. Irving
Bean last Sunday.
Messrs. Varley and Berglund drove
to Big Lake Saturday afternoon,
where Mr. Berglund took the train
for his home at Sauk Rapids. They
returned Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Smith drove to
Spencer Brook Saturday afternoon to
visit relatives and returned Sunday
evening. Monday morning they went
to Minneapolis, returning in the even
ing.
A dance was given at the M. W. A.
hall on Monday night, but owing to
the bad weather there was a very
small crowd. Two gentlemen from
Minneapolis furnished the music and
it was very good.
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Church Topics
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CONGREGATIONAL.
Services will be held next Sunday
morning and evening at 10:30 and 8
o'clock respectively. Sunday school
at 12 m. and Christian Endeavor meet
ing at 7 p. m.
SWEDISH LUTHERAN.
Next Sunday services will be held
in the Livonia church, Zimmerman, at
10:30 a. m.
The Y. P. S. of the Emanuel church,
Princeton, will meet with Esther C.
Nelson on Friday, September 2. All
are cordially invited to attend.
A. Lundquist, Pastor.
Briffgs-Karn. _^^^^^^
[The following notice was received
at the Union office with a request
that it be published. Mr. Briggs,
the groom, was born in Princeton
and is a nephew of Postmaster L. S.
Briggs.]
A very pretty wedding took place
on August 21 at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B.
Karn of Gervais, Oregon, when their
daughter, Nellie Alzadie, became
the wife of Wm. Dell Briggs, of Co
quille, Oregon.
Promptly at 12 o'clock, Mrs. E. R.
Shank of Salem took her place at
the piano and played the wedding
march while the happy couple, ac
companied by Elton Briggs, brother
of the groom, as best man, and Eliza
beth Karn, the bride's twin sister,
as bridesmaid, passed down a path
strewn with evergreens and flowers
and took their places beneath a wed
ding bell suspended from the branches
of an oak, where they were made one
by the Rev. P. S. Knight of Salem.
After congratulations a dainty lunch
eon was served by the Misses Jessie
and Sylvia Miller, Emma Newton,
Alberta Hale, and Catharine Karn
under an arbor of fir built on the
lawn.
The bride was prettily gowned in
white silk and carried a bouquet of
white asters and asparagus fern.
The bridesmaid's dress was white
and she carried pink asters and
asparagus fern.
A large number of presents, includ
ing many beautiful pieces of silver
ware, testified to the esteem in which
the young couple were held.
Mr. and Mrs. Briggs, accompanied
by many of the guests, took the
Oregon electric for Salem, from which
place, amid showers of rice, they
entered the evening train for their
future home in Coquille, their bag
gage well decorated with tags and
old shoes contributed by their young
friends.
Two Isanti County Marriages.
Mr. Carl J. Westberg, postmaster
and manager of the store at Dalbo,
and Miss Lydia Olivia Forslund of
Spring Vale were recently united in
wedlock. The groom and his fair
bride are exceedingly popular young
people and all unite in wishing them
a happy and prosperous voyage
through the sea of life.
Last week Miss Alice Elizabeth
Margett of Bradford was married to
Mr. Herbert Rodney Hull of Bakers
field, Cal., at the Hilton residence in
Anoka. The bride is the only
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A.
Margett of Bradford and is a favorite
with all her acquaintances.
And He Wasn't.
"Victoria." said her husband, "you
will not mind it, I presume, if I should
happen to be detained downtown late
this evening?"
"I shall not mind it," austerely an
swered Mrs. Vick-Senn, "because you
will not be detained downtown late
this evening or any other evening."
Chicago Tribune.
A Stitch In Time.
Dorothy was visiting her grandpa
rents in the country for the first time.
Seeing a quantity of feathers scat
tered about the henyard she shook her
head in disapproval.
"Grandpa," she said gravely, "you
really ought to do something to keep
your chickens from wearing out so."
Delineator.
MARKET REPORT
The quotations hereunder are those
prevailing on Thursday morning at the
time of going to press
Potatoes 50
GRAIN, HAY, ETC.
Wheat, No. 1 Northern 81.04
Wheat, No. 2 Northern 1.01
Wheat, No. 3 Northern 99
Barley [email protected]
Oats 2[email protected]
Flax ,[email protected]
Rye [email protected]
Wild hay 7.00
Tame hay 14.50
LIVE STOCK
Fat beeves, per ft 2ic 3ic
Calves, per fi [email protected]
Hogs, per cwt $7.00 $7.50
Sheep, per ft [email protected]
Hens, old, per ft 8c
Springers, per ft 10c
MINNEAPOLIS.
Minneapolis, Wednesdav evening, T
Wheat, No. 1J hard, $1.14 No. 1 Nor
thern, $1.13: No. 2 Northern, $1.12.
White Oats, 34c No. 3, 32ic.
Rye, [email protected]
Flax, No. 1, $2.48.
Corn, No. 3 Yellow, 57c.
Barley, [email protected]*
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GREAT SALT LAKE.
An Immense Fresh Water Sea Soma
Thousand* of Years Ago.
In glacial times Great Salt lake was
a magnificent fresh water lake the size
of Lake Huronthat is, about 18,000
square milesand had its outlet into
the Port Neuf, the Snake and the Co
lumbia rivers. This was at least 10,000
years ago, but since that time the cli
mate has become arid, and not enough
water has fallen over the Great basin
to supply that lost by evaporatkm.
Consequently the lake has ceased to
flow from its outlet and gradually dried
up from over a thousand feet deep to
fifteen feet and from 18,000 square
miles in area to less than 1,700.
It is now seventy miles long and
about thirty wide, but is beautiful
still and is the home of myriads of
sea birds and other waterfowl. It Is
the great resort of the people of Utah,
for from 3,000 to 5,000 visit its shores
daily in the summer, and many bathe
in its waters. The lake contains about
7,000,000,000 tons of salt
When the lake is high the salt is so
diluted that it has gone down to 11
per cent. When it is low, as it was
not many years ago, it reached satura
tion which for the mixed ingredients
of the water is 36 per cent.
There is nothing mysterious about it
any more than there would be about a
teacup with a teaspoonful of salt in
the bottom. If a tablespoonful of
water were put in the cup on the salt
it would taste very salty, but if the
cup were filled to the brim with water
it would not.
The salt has come from the water of
the rivers flowing into it since it
ceased to flow from its outlet Ali
river water contains salt, and the an
nual evaporation of from two to five
cubic miles of this water leaves large
quantities of salt behind, and so it has
accumulated for thousands of years.
A DREAM JOURNEY.
It Was a Very Long One, but It Took
Only a Few Minutes.
"Dreams are curious things," re
marked the amateur psychologist
"Time does not seem to enter into
their composition at all. For instance,
the other day I was sitting on the
porch of a hotel with a friend of mine
smoking after lunch. It was a drow
sy day, and conversation lagged. Pres
ently I saw my friend nodding in his
chair. He had dozed off, holding his
lighted cigar in his left hand, which
was folded over his right. His left
hand relaxed, and the end of the cigar
came in gentle contact with the right
hand, inflicting a slight burn.
'The devil it won't!" exclaimed my
friend, waking with a start
"The sentence sounded so incongru
ous that I burst out laughing 'Won't
what?' I asked.
'How long have I been asleep?' he
asked
'Not more than a couple of min-
utes,' 1 replied
"'It doesn't seem possible,' he said.
'During that time I had a dream that
pretty nearly took me around the
world I sailed for Southampton, did
England, France. Switzerland and a
part of Italy, then through the orient
to India. It was in India that I be
came much interested in one of the
native snake charmers He had the
snakes crawling all over him and of
fered me one to fondle. I told him I
was afraid it would bite me He as
sured me that it wouldn't, and I took
the reptile in my hand It promptly
fastened its fangs in me 1 said, "The
devil it won't"' and dropped it. and
then I woke up.'
"I explained the episode of the light
ed cigar," concluded the amateur psy
chologist, "and we both laughed."
New York Sun
Southey's Industry.
Southey probably deserves to rank
as the most industrious of authors.
In the greater part of his life he spent
fourteen hours a day in composition.
He had six tables in bis library. He
wrote poetry at one, history at anoth
er, criticism at a third, and so on with
the other subjects upon which he was
engaged. He once described to Mme.
de Stael the division of his timetwo
hours before breakfast for history, two
hours for reading after, two hours for
the composition of poetry, two hours
for criticism, and so on through all his
working day "And pray, Mr. South-
ey," asked madam, "when do you
think?"London Chronicle.
"Come Across."
"Do these Englishmen understand
American slang?"
"Some of them do. Why?"
"My daughter is to be married in
London, and the duke has just cabled
me to come across."
"Well?" "Does he want me or my wad?"
Philadelphia Bulletin.
Two Tales In One.
Six-year-old George's father had tak
en him to a circus, and that night the
mother asked her little son what he
had seen.
"Mamma," said George, all excite
ment, "I saw a great big Tphant with
two tails, and he was eatin' with one
of 'em.St. Louis Times.
Sarah's Request.
Doctor (to his cook, who is just leav
ing)Sarah. I am very sorry, but I
can only give you a very indifferent
character. SarahWell, sir, never
mind. Just write it like you do your
prescriptions.Stray Stories.
Justice discards party, friendship
and kindred and is therefore represent
ed as blind.Addison.
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