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BIRDS THAT RARELY SING.
Specie* teltfom Lift Up Their Veiate in Gladness. The venerable Susan B. Anthony, at the National Suffrage Association’* convention, in Portland. Ohio, insisted on the value of special education and special training. "It is ui less," she said, "to a teaspt to reform or to elevate business©* or customs that we have not thoroughly studied. When, in ignorance, ire try' to set right and to help the world, we do jfxe harm than good. We make foolr oT ouraelves. "Indeed, we are then like a little girl whom I knew when I was edit ing the ’Revolution.’ The child went with her teacher one afternoon 10 vis it the county prison. She became in terested In a convict, who was knit ting stocking!, and stopped to talk with the man. "‘Do you find It dull here, sir’” ahe said. " ’Indeed I do. miss,’ the convict an swered. "‘Still,’ said the child, ’the sitging of the birds helps to relieve the mo notony. doesn't It?’ " “Singing of the bird?’ said the con vict. In a puzzled voice. “’Yes.’ said the little girl. ’* 'What blrda?’ asked the man. "The well-meaning but ignor.nt ehlld with a hopeful smile replied: "‘The little Jail birds They must be a great comfort to you.’’’ KNEW AUDITORS WERE THERE. Not Necessary That the Orator Fhoull See Them. Oilef Justice John A Peter* of Maine was a man of national reputa tion for mlt. geniality and humor, be sides possessing many of the solid Ovalities of the Jurist ard statesman. On one orcaalon *h»*n nmr Injr for Congress hr went to Bancor to make a «-perch. This sat the signal for the assembling of Jie rough r vermen from far and wide The day was dull ard gloomy, bl.1 Bangor wa« a wide open town The result enn be im agined. When the time for the meeting rame the square In front of tic prin cipal hotel was filled by a noisy, good nattired and chaffing crowd, whose actions betokened the kind of spirit that animated them. When Peteri came upon the balcony he was flanked by blaring lights that made him per fectly visible, but the darknesi before him was InU-nlfied Silence reigned but the judge thus began his speech: '‘hV Mow citizens. I cannot tee you. but 1 can smell you!” There was n shout and n ror r. which soon subsided. After the speech, of course bubbling over with wit wm over, a friend remarked to him: Peters, you are the only man In Maine that could have said what you d!d at the start without a row " Which was undoubtedly true. Sins of the Father. Bishop Kawdon of Georgia illustrat ed a well Known text with an anec dote. There was once a hod car r ;or," he said, "whose name was Jerome Me Wade Jerome was working cn a Job In the country, and In order to reach the railroad station to take tie train home Jt was neers-nry for him each everlng to ctors a large, flat fle d "There was a bull In this field one evening, nnd It gave Jerome a ter riblc chare He fled like the nlnd be fore it for more than a mile, nnd only escaped. Just in time, by miking a THE STATESMAN. DENVER. COLORADO. wonderful leap over a five-foot fence •The next evening, on his home wanl way. Jerome carried his hod with him for a weapon. Swinging the heavy hod. he entered the field fear lessly. but this time the bull was ah renr Only a calf a playful, harm less little calf, could Jerome find. He NO ONE TO RUN IT. 6lmple Explanation for Stopping of Alarm Clock. An Irishman who had been unoccu pied for some time Induced his friend Patrick to try to secure him a position with a contractor One evening about a we 1 iter Pat went around to Mike boarding house with the news that the contractor had granted Mike a trial. "But.” said Pitt, "be is avery par a tickler and ye moost be sure to be at the ooflee by 7 shat r p 0111 git ye an alarm clock and then ye'll be sure to git up on tolme." So Pat bought the alarm clock wound it up and set it at 6 30. It went yr satisfactorily. Mike went down and worked all day When he went home at night he wound the clock, but did not bother with the alarm, think ing that it would go off automatically. The next morning he slept until 8 o'clock, and when he went to the office the t*>*a ea\e Mm hi* pay and told him to leave Mike went home mad. swore at the :rm clock and finally took the back off A lot of springs, wlrea and wheels MI out, and. last of CLERGYMAN GOT HIS FEE. Waited Long fcr Oopcrtunity. but It Cime At Last. Gov Blanchard f 1/msiana wa« dAtcribfng the i t.« .iui:«»t» - ihst a err tain veteran phvsirinn had taken ajratnst the >p-» ;i<! <>f a contagious dis ease. Knowing the poop!** he had to deal with," Oov Blanchard said he saw that hi* ru • - v • r*> carried out before one of th* • V .ft their homes They had tricked him in the past. He would not Hi via like the Camden clemvman of my boyhood “This clergyman one* married a cer tain huckster who after the cere mony. declared he "as unable to pay A WAdd ng •' jr 11 clerg>man had to let him off. “Some jeers later the good man found the same huckster before him with another woman. Hit first wife had died Now he desired to yoke with a second. “The minister was w'Jling enough to remarry the man. but this time he would take precautions “80. lending the bridegroom to one side, he held out hi* band and said in A low voice: " 'My fee ' " 'Oh, ye*, of course.' said the huckster, confusedly, and he place# a banknote in the clergyman’s palm “‘Thank you.' said the clergyman, with a bland smile. "That I* for the first lime New we will have the fee for this occasion, please?" BEATS THE MUSIC CURE. “To keep the body in tune.” writes Mrs Mary Brown. 20 Lafayette Place. Poughkeepsie. N. Y. “I take Dr. King's New Life Pills They are the most reliable and pleasant laxative 1 have found " Best for the Stomach Liver and Bowels Guuranttod by all druggists 25c. 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DEPARTMENTS Normal, Normal Preparatory. Agricultural, Indus trial, Business. Music aud Military Science. TRADES TAUGHT Carpentry, Paioting, Printing. Book binding, Tail oring. Sewing, Dress making, La undrying, Bask etry, Domestic Science, Agriculture in its various phases. Stenography, Type-writing. Agricultural and Mechanical Drawing. ADVANTAGES Eipenses reasonable. Self help encouraged. Very careful attention given home training of youo women. Rigid discipline maintained. Farm of ICM> acres. Location and sanitation the very bes, Endorsed by ministers of every denomination Th t Fall Term begins Tuesday Sept. i. Try to bi present the opening day. For further informal n address WM. R. CART ER President, Topeka Kas