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MAY WED YOUNG ASTOR
that the engagement may be an
nounced next November "when
Astor becomes of age.
Miss Margaret Andrews, of
New York and Newport, 17, who
makes her debut in a few days, is
said to have won the affections
of young Vincent Astor, worth
$100,000,000 or more. The gos
sips say she is "coming out" a
year afcead of the usual time so
Shucks! That new king of
Siam isn'-t no king. The black
heathen ruler says to his minis
ters of finance : "Apart from the
official side, I consider myself as
being on the same footing as any
ordinary person. Accordingly,
henceforth you will levy taxes on
all lands and house property
which is considered my personal
possessions in the same manner
as they are levied upon those of
What do you think of that for
a king? Actually opens the door
to the tax assessor and invites
him to help himself. Goodness
gracious, but this King Maha
Vauiradudh must be a heathen
person indeed ! What a horrible
example for Christian kings and
captains of industry who escape
taxation by perjuring themselves
N" Serious Omission.
The new millionaire's banquet
table was spread, and the guests
were about to be summoned.
"Are you sure there are no re
porters present?" anxiously ask
ed the host of the butler.
"I've made certain of it, sir."
"Then go out and get a few'
rejoined the host.
Dandelions, spinach, carrots,
wax beans and onions should be
put on to cook in cold water to get
the best results,