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'SUSPENDER JACK" HAPPY
New York, Sept. 13. "Suspen
dfer Jack" McGee is a hero these
days. Crowds on the streets of
New York regard him ajs ope of
the chief "points of .interest."
Aid'the Progressive, or Bull
Moose party lookVonhhn as its
McGee is the man whp stam
peded the Bull Moose convention
for Oscar Straus.' He has had a
spectacular -career as a cow.boy,
nAigh rider and circus man, ap
now belongs to the mounted p
lice of New York.
Sam of the Progressive leaC
ers insist that when Jack stoor.
the convention on its head and
made it nominate, in a frenzy of
enthusiasm, a man it hadn't
thought of nominating at all, he
was acting by divine inspiration.
And Jack himself is inclined to
ALWAYS WAS '
'Twas not the month of March,
but all the same, 'twas gusty and
dusty uncomfortably gusty and
dusty, in fact.
Particles of the earth in the
form of grit filled one's eyes, ears,
nose and mouth.
Mrs. Frigid, after much strug
gling agains the bluster, at
length reached her destinatfon
the grocer's shop.
"Yes, ma-am?" beamed San
dem, hastening forward, and
pawing the counter with eager
"A pound of tea and quickly !"
came the tart retort.
"Yes'm Certainly'm. Very
dusty today, isn't it?"
Sadly Mrs. Frigid turned her
eyes from the scales.
"It always is J" shejetorted bit
terly. And the wind shrieked its ap
plause. o o
One of the numerous supersti
tions of the Italian peasantry is
that rows of teeth hung round the
necks of little children will assist
them in teething.