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receive personal lessons It didn't take John long to avail himself of the correspondence plan and before many weeks he had gathered the class and every Thursday night they met to hear the lessons of the machinist-expert from the university. John Hobbs, jr., ton. '"ound out that the state of Wisconsin was anxious to make a first class pattern maker out of him. He was an apprentice in a pattern shop, but under the law his employer gave him five hours a ' week on salary to receive lessons in gov ernment, history and other school courses from special teachers sent nut by the board of education. It was a case of the school teacher following John into the factor-, but the lessons lie re ceived promised to make a better skilled laborer out of him. The nexi article will tell hbw John Hobbs, farmer brother was helped in his business of farming bv the state of Wisconsin. What's the Use. Sage Know thyself. Cynic What's the use? It's not an acquaintance from whom you can borrow money. Judge. o o Not Fluttering. Jim Have a cigar, George. They say there are more than y2 million brands of cigars made. George (sampling the gift) Funny it should be just your luck to pick this one. THE RAILROAD- -,-5 By Berton Braley. Why is it 4hat when you are busted and down And nothing but trouble in view, YOUR clothes all wear out or your WIFE needs a gown And your yearly insurance comes due? Why is it a fellow's invariable fate When he hasn't a "dollar or dime To have -all his checks come de cidddly late While the bills are axactly on time. I reckon that life's like a railroad, that's all And run on a similar plan, Your joys arc the freights which Seem scarcely to-crawl CXo freight ever actually ran) Bufyouf-tnouHes don't come on a weary old freight They travel so fast it's a crime ! And so. though your joys are de cidedly late, Your-sorrows are always on time, 0 o Promoters of that beef merger were to receive only 25 millions of stock for the "intangible" proper ly. "Intangible" is the right name for it. Neither producer nor con sumer got hold of any of it, anyhow. Probably dur Chinese vote isn't big enough to warrant Mr. Tjrft's recognizing the republic of China right away.