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Into the" trouble the Rough Riders
and -one or, two others ran into. '
With the example of "Don" before
them and with the work that had
been done in the German army and
by English officers, the Italians went
into the business of training dogs for
scouting purposes and it is stated
that the failure of a number of am
buscades planned by the Turks was.
directly traceable to the excellence of
In anK extensive article on dogs in
the Journal of the Royal United Ser
vice Institution. Major C. H. Richard
son of the English armv states that
it has been proven that dogs can hear
from 200 to 400 yards farther than a
man and that his sense of smell is
much more acute, so that on dark
nights he is invaluable to an army.
This is especially true after a long
march when the senses of the soldier
nut on guard are naturally dulled by
Major Richardson contends that a
dog will show" restlessness at. the ap
proach of a stranger and will thereby
keen 'the sentries more active and
THEN HE RANG OFF
While holiday-making in a small
rural village. Mr. Smith heard that
Robinson, his partner, had come to
the neighboring town of Dunchestcr
on business. Accordingly he rang: un
oh the telephone the hotel at which
Robinson usually stayed, and
"Is Mr. Robinson there?" he in
quired. . ."No : he is not."
"But has he engaged a room?"
"We don't reserve rooms here,"
came the sharp and somewhat airy
reply. "First come, first served;
that's the rule here."
"Perhaps; but surely Mr. Robinson
usually stays with you- when in the
town, doesn't he?"
"Can!t say!" was the indifferent re
joinder. "Look here, young man," roared
Smith, now growing angry,- "you're
the silliest assistant who ev.er spoilt
his master's business. . Go away, and
tell someone who knows more about
the hotel to come and speak to me."
"This isn't an hotel," chuckled the
voice at the other end; "it's the
And so we part in friendship, yes,
With neither pain or bitterness,
And, unbewitched, we plainly see j
The meaning of our comedy;
Yet this we know and, .knowing,
smite', , 4
At least we loved a little while!
The vows we. made, the faith we
To love and love forevermore,
Are quite forgot; we turn and go .
Certain that it is better so,
Yet, though Romance cannot beguile,
At least we loved a little while. '
Because you loved me I have known.
A world I could not find alone,
And from my love did you not gain
A glimpse of palaces in Spain?
What if we missed the Blissful Isle,
At lease we loved a little while.
Good-bye upon your brow I press
The kiss of faithful friendliness,
For, though we part from sorrow
We lived a space in Arcady,
And we can whisper, with a smile,
"At least we loved a Little While!"
Diner Isn't this meat rather
tough? Waiter There's no denying
that, sir; but, then.Nwe serve extra
strong 'toothpicks, with it.