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MIRRORS MIRRORS EVERYW H ERE-SO MANY THEY OBSTRUCT TRAFFK
, f* ? "O^HIS || a screed on the looking glasi, since
the use of mirrors Is constantly grow?
ing. If conceited, you have not noticed
this; If high minded and unselfish you
must hare been annoyed at the number of times
your face has been thrown back at you like a last
?retort?particularly In bars.
?'?rs are not for the fair sex alone They
have become so large a part of our national life
that ict the traffic. Messenge
ond policemen fla SB upon then?
g tter in the entrances of office buildings, shine
In the elevators and brood upon the lobby frog
In the name of Venus, why? There is no par
ticular beauty about the New York populace that
we can see. A grea' writer has said that there
ore p;g men and dog ? There are
also rabbit men and hen men, tnake men and
ahark men, gopher men, lizard men and men who
ombody In their features a!) the birds of night.
All of them look in mirrors. They even take
pleasure in this process.
INCREASING ONE PATRON INTO SEVERAL
BY Till \ BE OF MIRRORS.
Dairy restaurants use quicksilver initead of
wallpaper, and attain imposing vistas. Limited
oating places are transformed into veritable tem?
ples of gastronomy, where thousands of ill man
tiered votaries conduct themselves in swinish
ergies am d a?-re? As yet no means
has been found to reflect the noise, hut tlill is a
minor matter, after all. You ci.nr.ot hear an egg
for more than twenty feet, while Its advertising
value when thrown from wall to wall in a lane
?f mirrors is tremendous. Caf? managers are
astute In using mirrors, since quicksilver multi?
plies the number of their patrons by two In the
?arly hours and by six in the wee small hours.
The eternal myetery, however, is. Why are
rore eet in every chewing gum machine, when
patrons invariably pause to ruminate over what
they have instead of buying more?
A mirror manufacturer, recently interviewed,
has given out some interesting figures as to the
aoaamodity h? supplies. In Norway and Sweden,
where the blond population Is even lovelier and
more genuine than that of America, there is one
mirror to every six inhabitants. In France, in?
cluding Paris, there is one mirror to every inhabi?
tant, while in Ame- are four and a half
mirror? to ??ach Pol The manufact
urer himself lives within walla of unembellished
concrete, b? cause he beliovei that mirror? are
productive of insanity. The vanity bag, in his
opinion, is responsible for the large number of
nervou? breakdowns among women, causlt'
aneholia as a result of r? ?
MAGNETIC POWER <>F MIRRORS THAI FEU
BEEN IB1 I! TO RESIST.
mirror has a baleful attraction," he
mumbled earnestly, "and I am compelled to admit
this even though I make thei Linger for the
? pac? ? ? I 1th st. siibwa-7
station and count the number of both sexes who
at themselvea in the oblong mirrors of the
slot machines. The length of the pause seems
to be in inverse ratio to attractiveness, The
chorus girl is aspect? ftor re
?1 and rub the rouge out of her eye, but
why the crockery and drygoods merchant should
pirouette before the public looking gla?
ti e whole of his anatomy and conclude the per?
formance by putting out his tongue is beyond
my comprehension, although it happens every day.
"I wish that I were in some other business, be?
cause I do not like to pervert the public for their
temporary pleasure. There are places where mir?
rors are really valuable, but they are few and
far between. A small one should be placed upon
the .-?resser for ?having and hair braiding. Others
ar* needed for heliograph!? signalling, and still
others cun be f. the prows of gunnin?
boats and are effect '.?Iking wild fowl.
It is a known fact among gunnen thai ducks wil,
almost Ewim into their own reflections, and the
same rule I for people, I am sorry to
THIS UNHAPPY MAN HAS DONE MUCH TO
-i IM! i \TF THE MF un ? -in
Whan a--ked about ?? erase that in the
I :n, the
manufacturer admitted that in the beginning
?i ough to do all in h
"I was responsible for the in of panel
mirrors in siime of the el? h? said,
sorrowfully "nt I ?lacing
mirrors in the limousine. I a bent
. the fat broker
who called for ; fitting. This mirror has the
^HRA PNEUS MURDEROUS RAIN OF BULLETS
THERE can be no doubt that it is the artil?
lery rather than the infantry which is
playing the most deadly part in the pres?
ent conflict. The arms which are prin
? : illy employed in the former branch of t h *
\ '?*? are the machine guns, which pour a terrifying
? : of lead into the ? 'orces, and
weapon which hurls the shell known as shrapnel,
probably the most . arm in light artil
lery. The injuries of the greater portion of the
Wounded hav? been infl .bullets flung
I thrr ai d thither when this missile explodes.
ci.tr*i ? me from General 11.
g_jrapnel, who invented the shell during the Pe?
ninsular War I i - !.. "
? ng a hollow shell with small m?
lie odd^ and ? it with an explo
natural!:? red in all d
liona. The shrapnel, how?
aiderable imp* ? recent years, its deadli
, . ,.? ? . ri accenti.
to a remark*! Navy and Arm-.
?hile under certain conditions all rcquiren:
ora fulfilled by th*\!-h<;: striking the ground
exploding under contact, at others it is necessary
to eauae the shell to explode while in midair and
at a : ?
The modern ahrapnel --hell is a steel cylinder.
which is pucked with bullets and carries the ex
ploiive ?Large. The ih< -I with either
: ? . f. rmei explodes
when it com? -tac' with a solid object,
and is used ? chin?; in?
fantry, while the latter, the time fu-e, can be set
to l I -en
tially useful for attacking intrenched infantry.
Well til nel is capable of inflicting far
groatet injuries upon intrenched troops than any
other missile, and at the same tin ' un?
nerving. A third variety of shrapnel m common
ns? ?.loved m- iching cavalry.
The mun!. ? .?meed
hy the fact that not only are thi
n the shell driven with terrific force in
th? m, but the ?te? ?' i
by th.. bursting charge.
R ' nfliet clean, circular injur
the ?- .\H. pulver ?
-ame time it is capa?
ble of wreskil .-non on burld
int: th great fury. I
yon see in circus I of laughter
i-re produced ' ?? in S ng or reduc?
tion of the figur- My ti i or n
poaneh upon thii pr:' ? iple, and a splendid
? ' * ? i slight
fury beekgr? I ?m the normal.
"Another place where I labored for |
? upon the lamppost and te'egraph pole. I
? m T'-m
'.??ht B sh" ? ? home
libilities and was one
?mi would be considerable, an?l could be fur
?her enhanced by a strap or holding handle, eon
neeted with a spring, so that a sudden clutch
would di.-engage a tract upon the evils of intem?
perance. For home use the apparatus could he
placed on the front door, and in lieu of the tract
the ' 'tire could be inserted. This would
eliminate the necessity for her staying up, while
The Go?ham Weekly Gazette
VOL.10. NO. 48. SUNDAY, VOVEMI.EH 20, 1914.
%e Go?ham Gazrftc
"?lMAL. GL.'TTF.RIN'G t/?ORCIF? ifS."
?FRANKUX f. A D?MM. 7??mw
A_v?rtifiii?? rate-'- an ag-tr line
fAt.-fto"H??7VT to the line.let the
chip? fall where rhey m_y."
The Gazette's ( Hier.
With the approach of
what shall I give
?. .Many of our read
ers give eostly pi.
but many more send <>ut
merely Junas card ol
inp, with something |
It ifl to I r that
are make our ap]
THE G '?'.i ni. will print
you, for |8 per 100, some
luitable sentiment on a
postal card. Th
tal card, which urc
regular \\ g, postal cards
and co?-t us on?
All you will have to do is
write the :,. whrnn
iran? I nd ir to,
The sentiments ma
short as you like, or up to
In connection with our
rinting dept we have
write you an exclusive
Xmas poem at the
$] a line, or single rhyme
quatrains for $3. V
this way, 200 cards,
including p ' ? ?'i?l ?
mee poem, foi
Here, foi it ?
sample of Mi
>:! quatrain. Frankly, ere
du not see boa
r the m":
TO MY FRIEND.
Oh U t, hi
little greeting I
its of ? i
In nildition wo will add
that there will be no
? B) and
5ig, Bizet's Score Sue
cessfully Rendered .?t
. M> 5ig.
n ? i ? ? ' ?
ing a near Spanish
called "Carmel "' al the
Metropol'tan Op'ra House,
ra both in i
? -, and cost.
what is m
name ? ladies
. I ad end, al
be a law in Spain like we
. but by the time the
have learn?sd to smoke cig
likely never would have
? that the deluded girl
ad a lorn
with my la y i.
her nose, which
(,. Farrar, who is
brought up tu woi k in a
country tome day, for it
?'armen had not been
the heroine and also in a
hope than will be in this
. i of this
d m the back at the
end. Still why will m
''i and trifle with
ing to I in the
rar wasi ly in love
him our ?I
why di tell him so
away, instead of lead?
ing him on with the wiles
ami enticements that ea
well how to emp
bull-fighter, P. Amato, we
did i."' see that he did so
much anyhow except brag
about his athletic vi.
and from what we hear
about bull-fighting it
? . hard for s n
kill a bull .m ?
?? men have half
Of all th?
this play we wo .irl
u Mica? la wl
F. Alda and s
sensible, stay al
rl, that would make
ev? -i the i
Met < 'p. Ho
Owing to the crowded con?
dition of THE GAZETTES
?ulumni thii we.-k, the coun?
try correspondence and
Brooklyn Bits ,'ir omitted.
Ihey will appeal next wU.
Publiflxed every Sunday
LOCAL NEWS |
Abe Selz the well known shoe mcht and mfr of Chgo
was m ti >wn I burs.
Brock Petnberton O? F-mpori? Kans was entertained
Irigg and children of New Rochelle are
? ^ m i h^ ? ity.
Dutch Carter the w. k. atty-at-law says The Gazette
is his favoi te weekly as why should it not be'
? rien F! ick from Pittsburgh Thanksgiving
? n bus. f? t Km Calkins.
Watch Thi Oazctti tor the ex' - it rj about
what paper ? ?!? 1 Grant Rice is going to work f?>r b<
in. I, 1915.
ene Franklin of Mt. Vernon was in town this
week on the ?tage, which she is connecte?! with a-, a
Larry Anhalt is contemplating getting a new dress
evenr- ?? be is mgr oi "P< lyg
opens next Tuei eve. Harvey O'Higgini being one ot
Herbert Bayard S here has got back I
pe where ! - od deal of the now celebl
Herb brought ye ed. a couple 7
I winch we appreciated ?cry much.
ised to be active in Gotham poli"
' "k unto i ride Thurv. she being an Ind
11 '? 1 lot about e poetry sh?
: they printed some of it, but it looked eery
Maurice e more football bets to Owen
ring not only brown >pats now
".. and a red necktie. But
Owen because Art looks m
. : . :ty iundSOfl
Sew York 1'ribtir.e has foil? wed th? example -et
' iv i Gazctti and will print none but honest advei
We warn The Tribune that it is thankless
? ircutation of Collier's Weekly jumped
Thi Gazitti ml then
the chastening and reformatory influent! Bad
be equally beneficial, barring the a;
p.-r on ?1 '
"Thete things may eome about yet, for ees
one** ' I******
II stop, and you ?**' ' ' '
the use of mirr ' ' fT0*'**'>
anormous and las i rtlees While ti
means in- is ? ? ? ? for _*?'
? pcate pif
? I feel I ^?"
been responsible for ?? ?<> yoc "'
words r.r u I? ?*% wh? ?
ti my fee! ? ' tetiio
*''v" ' '['
in a mirror. Tl '"? "? u':,
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notii - ' "' ?roffl'''"
"The man who I I I rron
I wish I hed h
I'd end bil irosd
When I arise e? I r.-iming
My looking giasi portray?
The lame bcfuddW I yaw
Before my baleful g?*
If e'er I chance to wander
To any far off ?
In the mirr?
That sam.- * 'it"
"Don't you think tl ?*?'? il *"zL
There's a sadness In I '? :5 lT?r
appealing somehow, for me is SB??* Jj
H I am to say It ' "* ' ***Tt_?.
one be able to l * ' r rht ,p
Australia Builds Its
Parliament a PoW
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capr'al city of I "" ' *?
watting to roe '""^'bit'
bilities of the com m " pr?, .,,
that there O II be an incres-e?! number (
-ent to the nat.
be ng made ' ' "C?],r?
' !:"rr" t? 0r..'
? ? ? Tobi?^
? member? ' "'?' i0
While the oltin .\-mgi
?ted to ex?- ' * \?o?$*\
The fact tl
"/n 0f 'Is
?"in.l to a call on thl ? .
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