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ir-r?T--rTTvrFTTT,P,STrTfFW,,WWVW'W OBSERVATIONS Two years ago any kind of an aeroplane was a real novelty and attracted enthusiastiq attention'. Now it must be "highest, longest, biggest or littlest" to preate'more than a mild interest. We're a novj elty demanding age. Wonder what will happen when the "thrills" give out? Will we re vert to Grandma's "lemonade-stick-of-candy circus ?"" Irrigation Congress meets at Chicago, -Dec. 5-9tli for its twen tieth annual session. It has made history, and its supporters expectr that it will majce more. There are still a number of worthy peo ple who haven't been supplied with, homes. Henry Watterson on Lincoln: "Called like one of old, within a handful of years he rose at a su preme" mqment to supreme com mand, fulfilled the jaw of his be ing, and passed from the scene an exaltation of the dawn of freedom. Phonographs will be, used to recbrd testimony in-a Massachu setts murder trial. Instead of calling on the stenographer to read his notes, they will simply turn the crank and grind out the original words. George F. Edmunds comes out of retirement' to boost the peace pact. He hs outlined all hi? con temporary statesmen, among them Blaine, Conkling, Sherman, Hoar and Grant. OSCAR AND ADOLPHi5 Cops, adolf cursor V , OVZYl JDSS I3S NOX 3 A FLIRTATION 'y " V "FSE.TSll.t.t y f S ! M (1 "Well, jtistgo and stand out in the garden -a few moments and that'll make, the flowers wild," she gur gled m reply. Are you "planning to prove to some poor young ster that there reallv is a Santa Claus? " t , Talking about the stock ing, don't put your foot in it Christmas morning, Old Sorrow came and rang the bell And wakened me-from i slumber, I hollered "here, old guy, move on You've stopped at the wrong number." j . vG&zh.