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"It was through you that young
Perry cameto me and now I find .him
an indispensable treasure: For years
I have been seeking some expert in
the languages to classify my large
foreign library, and here he is at my
hand, well and happy." -,
"Even though he was kidnaped?"
submitted. .Lillian with a smile.
"Oh, that was a double deed that
eventful day," declared Mr. Barr.
"That you had already kidnaped
And pretty Lillian flushed, and
knew it was so within the ensuing
week, and was glad of it.
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
The Chinese, have invented a new
character or sign for "empire." A
square with the sign of a king inside
was their old character or sign for
"kingdom," but now "empire" is rep
resented by a square with the sign of
A foolish person is the Snob
With silly notions in his knob,
To those who rightly rate him;
He goes and walls himself about
To keep all "common persons" out
Lest they contaminate him,
And on a high and lonesome shelf
He proudly immolates himself.
And so, because he will not meet
The common people in the street
Like Tom and Dick and Harry,
He misses all the joy and fun
Of learning how the world is run
And how life's chances vary.
The folks whom he considers 'low"
Could teach him much he needs to
The common folk don't care at all
How much he hides behind his wall
Nor what retreat he chooses.
If he won't join their work and play
They go serenely on their way
And HE'S the one who loses.
The wise man mixes with the mob.
It takes a fool to be a snob.
Burrian, great grand opera tenor,
goes to a Dresden prison for a month
for eloping with a 19-year-old wife
who died from eating New York oy
sters. New York oysters just do raise
the deuce with artistic tempera