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REMEMBER THE CONDUCTOR IS ALSO HUMAN
In Cleveland, the 3-cent-fare town, the dty-eatrses-the -street car com
pany to run on certain lines a limited service for persons who live far out
A "limited" can't run faster than an ordinary car, since it has to run
on the same tracks; but in rush hours it Is-a convenience because it doesn't
discharge passengers until several miles out Hence persons wishing to
go only a little way take other cars and passengers on the "limited" have
These limited cars are plainly marked, the sign also telling in large
letters where they make their first stop. The service has been going a
number of months. Ydu'd, therefore, suppose that persons who can read
would know enough to look; out for the "limiteds" and not climb Into them
unless they wished the limited service.
It is not bo.
Every day, with unfailing regularity, from a tenth to a third of the
occupants of the limiteds frantically signal the conductor for immediate
stops, which, under the rules, he dare not make; and of the number who
thus reveal that they didn't notice what car they were entering a lot pro
ceed to tongue lash the conductor and threaten him with vengeance.
The other night a robust woman, angered by her own mistake, tried
to leap through an opened entrance, and the motorman had to thrown his
arms around her to save her. On the same car, another woman, angry
because the conductor wouldn't make an exception in her case, refused to
pay fare and had to be lifted out
Are you ever guilty of not looking, of getting "stung" and then of mak
ing a fuss about it, trying to blame on others a responsibility WHICH IS
Do you grouch easily when caught in an error, instead of acknowledg
ing the situation with a grin?
A public conveyance, you've no doubt noticed, is a good place to study
human nature. The great majority of travelers are fine in their patience
and jovial humor; but one or two cranks in a car can certainly stir up a
heap of excitement, to say nothing of annoyance.
Don't be a sorehead when you travel; be a Sunny Jim.
orously. Add molasses and spice,
then coffee, soda and flour, added a
little at a time, and a little of the
currant raisin each time. Have cake
mixture stiff as drop biscuit dough.
Bake In pan with center tube, slowly
Will keep moist long time.
SAN DIEGO SPICE CAKE
One cup of brown sugar.
Two cups ofc molasses.
One cup lard and butter.
One teaspoon cinnamon,
One teaspoon of cloves.
One-half teaspoon of nutmeg.
One-half pound currants.
One-half pound raisins (chopped
or cut).,tT ,
One-half cup cold coffee.
Pinch of salt
One-half teaspoon of soda (sifted).
Sift the soda into flour enough to
make a stiff batter.
Cream shortening and sugar and
add eggs, one at a time, beating vig-
A cup of hot milk, sipped slowly
just before retiring, often, induces
sleep. A brisk walk, half an hour or
so before retiring, Is another sleep
producer. A moderately comfortable
bed, plenty of air and light but suf
ficiently warm bedding are other
first aids to proper sleep.