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'dressing room as he divests him
self of the protecting shin guards.
He has not suffered, and even his
mental anguish, from the very na
ture of his temperament, is pain
less. He is amiable after business
hours and sometimes even ani
mated. His relaxation is grand
opera 'and he will listen for hours
to amibtious productions like
"Lohengrin." contentedly eat
. ing peanuts all the whjle.
Among his friends, who are le
gion and then some, Adolf is
known for a naive way of express
ing himself. That is to say, he
generally expresses himself by
freight. For instance, once he had
to run for a boat in order to reach
another city where hehad an en
gagement to appear oh the funny
page. He just made the boat, be
ing pulled on by the captain as
she swung clear. "You had to
sprint for it, didn't you?" said the
captain. 'You are breathing hard'.
Adolf replied, "No, captain, on
der contrary, I am pantless."
However, in the final analysis his
meaning is always plain, as in the
case where he speeks of spats as
"vests vich dey vear on shoes."
Among other things Adolf is a
bon vivant and a good judge of
A CONFIRMED TASTE.
"I'm blest if I see what Blab
kins finds to admire in that Miss
Jorkins," said Hinkleigh. "Why,
she's wholly made up."
"That's it, I guess," said Hark
away. "Blabkins always was
crazzy about fiction." Harper's
"SCARLET 'FEVER BABY"
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This is Miss Marthena Harri
son, daughter of Maj. and Mrs.
Russell Harrison and- grand
daughter of the former'prcsident,
Benjamin Harrison, whose en
gagement to marry -Harry' A.
Williams, jr., of Norfolk, Va., has
just been announced.
She will b.e remembered as the
"scarlet fever baby," of the white
house because when she was ill
there the" mansion was under,
quarantine. , !
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Well Known Characters. ,
The Rent .Collector.
The Plumber. ,