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what the sthools would get were the valuation honestly fixed.
Incidentally, Victor F. Lawson has his palatial home on the tax. duplicate" this year at a valuation of $1,000, and pays $17.32 taxes, when the house alone is supposed to be worth $1,500,000. And his" power comes through the large circulation of The Daily News. All the power he -has is given to him by the readers of his pager. One can easily see how advertising pays, and whom it pays; but does it pay the people? Can we have such a thing as a free press so long as newspapers are run in the interests of those who pay them big money for ad vertising? o o NO DANGER! The tramp sat, serene and dir ty, on the back door step eating the breakfast for which he had whined, and the servant stood looking at him curiously. Presently vthe knight of the road observed the attention she was paying him. "Wotter yer lookin' -at me for?" he asked, in idle curiosity, "Think I'm a long-lost cousing?" "No," replied the maid coolly; "but I must say you remind me of a man Puseter know." "Sweetheart?" asked the tramp coyly. "None of your business !" was the maid's retort. "But something happened to Rim ,which'll never happen to you !" "What's that? Died a million aire, did he?" The maid's reply was crushing: "No; he was accidentally drowned while bathing !" o o r Violet perfume may be made at home by placing half an ounce of chopped orris root in one ounce of spirits of wine, corking the bottle tightly and leaving it for a .week. iffigii W&Y'IT'S CURVED. There is much more important reason, for the dimple in the wine bottle than the usual idea of the wine purchaser who f eels that the mp -3 manufacturer of the lilEs5il"itff3 wine, has nspd snr.h a bottle so that it will not require as much wine to fill it. The real reason, is that wine cools more quickly and the tem perature of the entire bottle is made more nearly equal is there is a dimple in the bottom than if there isn't one. And a scientist has discovered that what works well in cooling will have precisely the same ef fect in heating, so that if a person desires to have a kettle or sauce-, pan that will heat water more quickly than is ordinarily to be obtained all that is necessary is to make a depression in the bottom as shown in the illustration The discoverer of this fact KaS asserted that a quart of water may be boiled from the flame and heat of a burning newspaper if the water is placed in a covered vessel with an indented bottom. iHMMiaaaMHii