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ficient for that which surely is
"going some," for a dog.
The first word Don speaks is
his name. Not much to that
about all you get is the vowel
sound. Then, at the command 6f
Madame Haberland, he says
"haben," the German word for
"have." Here one wakes up to
the fact that Don really is differ
ent from all the other dogs in the
world he says "haben" distinct
ly, in two conjoined syllables. Not
two separated barks, such as any
dog might give vent to, when ex
cited, but a fully connected bark,
so to speak, in which the vowel
sounds are plainly differentiated.
Then comes Don's most won
tierful word, "hunger," which
means the same as in English,
but is prondunced somewhat dif
ferently. Don speaks it so plain
ly that the effect on the human
listener is nothing less than
thrilling. The h," of course, is
lost. But the two vowels are
plain and distinct, and the "r" is
Next don says "kuchen"
rcake) and finally he speaks the
name of his mistress, Haberland.
Here, of course, the conjoining of
three syllables into one bark is
'the remarkable thing. And Don
'does it, without the shadow of a
Don is a big, smooth-haired
brown dog, 8 yekrs old. Madame
Haberland has ' been exhibiting
him in Europe for several years.
"By the way, Uncle Joe seems to
have gone out with the cannon
THE REAL HEROES.
That's an awful mess the Ros
enthal murder jias stirred up in
the New York police department,
The conduct of Chicago police
in 'bullying, browbeating union
newsboys and throwing them in
jail without cause is fully as bad.
It wbuld be hard to imagine
anything more cowardly and
brutal than big, strong policemen
helping millionaire publishers
fight newsboys who are doing
nothing worse than: trying to earn
an honest living.
It's bad enough to try to reduce
to slavery grown pressmen and
"stereotypers who are trying to
get enough to raise and educate
their families, BUT
It's a darned sight worse to
mass the whole power of govern
ment in Chicago 'against news
boys. In the present lockout and
strike the Chicago newsboys are
not only better American citizens
than the rich, powerful and cow
ardly publishers, but the boys are
real heroes. They are fighting,for
principle the rich publishers are
fighting for the dirty dollars.
Flatte I thought I'd practice
on my cornet last evening, but to
save me I couldn't get the right
pitch on it
Bratte Couldn't you get the
window open ?
Flatte What's the window
got to do with it?
Bratte Well, the right pitch
would have been'through that