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Thorpe has shown astonishing
form this spring. He is tossing
the 16-pound shot well over 43
feet, clearing the bar in the high
jump close to 6 feet and doing 22
feet or better in the broad jump.
He can step a hundred yards in
10 1-5 seconds and the 220
hurdles close to standard time,
while he is one of the best ham
mer and discus throwers we have.
Thorpe has shown exceptional
skill with the javelin, is at home
in the pole vault and has the here
ditary ability of his race, as a run
ner, so will be very much at home
in the 1500 metre run.
ANSWERS , .
1 "Housecleaner" asks: How
can one, take lard spots out of
hard maple floor? Put "heavy
blotting paper over spots and rest
hot flat iron 'over each one until
grease is drawn-out. Process may
need to be repeated several times,
t but grease will yield to persistent
"" effort Be careful not to scorch
"School Girl" wants to know if
girl should speak to boy friend.
when passmgjiim on street, if he
fails to recognize her. 'Yes. Girls
should always speak first.
"What will cure bashfulness?
, Fred T. Just forget yourself.
Become so interested in conversa
tion of others .that you won't
think oi your own failings, and.
first thing you know, your 'bash
fulness Will be a thing of the past.
In any event, it is not a thing to
be ashamed of.
Reader says he loves a girl hut
she does not seem to care for
him. "How can I gain her love?"
That's a hard problem. Be a
manly man,, honest and square. If
you do no"t win her love, remem
ber that there's as good fish in
the sea as have ever been caught.
"Would, travelings suit be ap
propriate for June b'nde ?" Miss
K. T. Sure thing:
"What canTdo.to make my
hands, which are, rough and red,
soft and whitfe-?"-1Waitress.
After washing them be sure to
dry them thoroughly. Then ap
ply lotion made of equal parts of
rose water and glycerine. If youT
hands are in water very much,
wash them afterwards in vinegar
and cornmeal, then apply lotion.
"How could-he die from a blow
"He blew out the gras.'