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other side. Policemen were
The drovers tried the Ameri
can cowboy1 trick of lassooing,
hut the bull broke the small ropes
which were thrown. One drover
put eight different"- bullets of
small caliber into the animal, but
only angered it.
The bull drove -the crowd of 20
men to shelter JJehind chimneys.
One brave 'photographer from a
great .London daily narrowly es
caped, with his life and his cam
era after securing a, photograph
which showed' tfie wildness in the
The police wagons along the
sidewalk, the so"und of shots on
the roof, the cries of frightened
men and women, barricaded in
their apartments and their pleas,
from open windows, for help,
Drought an enormous crowd to
the scene. Traffic was blocked.
The crow'd waited for the de
velopments, but the pursuers of
the bull were cornered on the
For two hours the siege was
kept up. The bull with sundered
ropes tangled about his horns,
bleeding from small wounds, bel
lowed, snorted and pawed the
pebble roofing, his reddened eyes
never leaving the chimney and
wall behind which the men. were
The bull was finally killed
when a policeman came up from
the street carrying a Lee-Metford
express rifle. He laid the young
bull low with one shot and made
sure of his work with a second.
Then the police cut off the bull
head and hoofs.
The waiting crowd heard a
shout of warning from above and
then saw a ton of undressed beef
fall thrdugh the air to theide
The police had thrown down.
the carcass because 'they couldn't
drag it through the narrow turns
in the stairway through j which?
the young bull 'had' squeezed his1
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THE ROTATING EGG
Mnisf-en thp raised rim of a'
plate with water. Then place,
half an egg-shell upon it and
move the plate in ,a circle. The-
egg-shell will begin to move in an
opposite direction and also on
its own axis. With a little dex
terity you will be able to in
crease the speed of the rotating
Is Talk Really Cheap?
"Talk is cheap," commented,
the ready-made philosopher.
"That remark," replied Senator."
Sorgum, "proves that you have
never undertaken to pay the trav-"
eling expenses and hotel bills of
party of campaign orators."
Washington Evening Star,