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when "father" or "uncle" heard of
the marriage they would provide
the couple with fine apartments.
Then came the trouble. At the
wedding1 (they were not married
by Bishop Muldoon) she learned
that John's name was Bonick.
Right after the wedding she also
learned that John was a depart
ment store clerk, that his rich rel
atives were a myth, and that he
was pulling down the princely
sum of $7.50 every payday.
Mrs. "Evans" has sued John for
divorce. Besides all the other al
legations, she mentions $500 that
got mixed up in the case somehow
or other. They were married Jan
uary 18, 1911, but never lived to
gether. Nevertheless, you have to hand
it to John for being the best little
imaginer in the business.
BEATS SKELETON KEY.
Here is the key that puts the
skeleton key out of-business. It
goes into a little round hole, then
develops into a real key, turns
the tumbler and collapses when it
""The plunger rod shown in the
picture does the trick. The round
hole key is described by a Chica
go man writing in Popular Mechanics.
A man will do a lot these blis
tering days to keep from working.
A pearl is the morbid product
formed from the pearly nacre .
(mother-of-pearl)' of the interior
of the pearl mussel.
Salt water pearls are found in
tne .Persian gun, tne Kea ea, at vg
Ceylon, along the coasts oi Aus- a
tralia, the Philippines, along the (m
coasts of Lower California and at
the Pearl islands on the Bay of
Fresh water pearls are chiefly
found in the Mississippi and its
The first American pearl was"
found in 1857 in New Jersey. It
was the famous "Queen Pearl,"
and was sold to Empress Eugenie
oi r ranee.
Pearls of nearly every color
have been found, clear, red, yel
low, pink and black.
The largest American pearl is
the "Oriental," weighing 140
grains, found in the White river,
near Hazleton, Ind. It is owned
by Charles Smith, a M.t Carmel,
111., pearl buyer.
Salt water pearls are brought
up by divers; fresh water pearls
are "raked" up with the mussels
from the river bed.
Size, luster, shape and the de
sire of the purchaser to match an- . , if:
other of a string, determine the .-.'
price. ' x
Don t wash picture glass. To j
remove spots rub them with a :j-
damp cloth wrung out In water to g
which a little ammonia has been M
added. Take special care that no 11
water runs under the frame and '
so on to the picture
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