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The detective missed this action.
That evening after the dinner
Herrington and Thomas paid for,
$the former asked:
"Where are those l Manilas,
' Jim? If s our treat, but I liked
that one so well I would beg an
other if youicah dig It up."
"Sorry, but I threw them down
tnfiny room: Too cheap for this
side. Let me order something bet-"
That the Manilas, packed in a
grip, really had been Rocked in the
hotel safe, was not what Jackson
considered of sufficient t import
ance to mention. .
Four hours later, m his room
in the hotel, Jackson fished from
his pricket a small object that
sparkled as he brushed away the
stain of cigar ashes. Then he sys
tematically broke the Manilas,
one by one, frequently digging
out an addition to the glinting
collection carefully shielded in his
"Silks, diamonds and cigars all
belong hi the same category of
sinful luxuries," he 'murmured,
"but I hate to pay duty on the diamonds"
THE GRIFFITH CLASS
"Good morning, children,"
spoke Manager-Teacher Griffith
to his National class. It was the
regular morning study hour in
the theory and therapeutics iof
"What have I in my hand?
Everybody, ptease!" said the
CChoT&O "XhLf' '
"Correct. Now, what is it
when thrown by a Washington
, ".Dynamiter ,
' "Lyddite P ''''
Correct. Scholars, jou are .as f
brighf as usual this morning.
Now, what is it when thrown by ",
"There ain't no such thing?' s
chorused the young idea. The
teacher smiled as if pleased.
"Pupils, how many hits are rer
quifed to score a' man against N k
American league teams?"
"One hit and three stolen -,,
bases' they replied in unison. ' . 1
"Correct. Now what Ameri- lr
can league pitchers do you con
sider dangerous ?"
"There ain't none," the pupils
answered scornfully. '
"What is a perfect batting rec
ord?" ' A
"The Washington club." J' .
"Quite correct What is a per- "
feet fielding, throwing and base- "
"The Washington club." 4
" "What is the perfect baseball'9?
club?" . ;;
"The Washington club." .
"Who is the perfect baseball
TJavis, Jennings, Callahan and
StovalL said the bright youths.
J "What's that?" shrieked the
teacher. "What do you mean?"
"They let the Washington.
club win every game,'( chorused
.the children sweetly. v
All g5 to the head of the