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who caused the great Anthony to
consider the world and life Itself well
lost for her, was a small, thin woman
with a long nose and red hair. All
the famous beauties of our own time
that I have seen possess-f aces like un
lighted lamps. The formTs there, the
coloring is there, the object itself is
pleasing, but the soul, that which is
to the human body what the flame is
to the lamp, is absent Now the
flame is what men love and look for.
That is real beauty. That is what
every woman, no matter how far she
deviates from classical standard, may
keep alight in her face."
Four years ago a woman fell into
I1 a hole in the sidewalk of a certain
city in Ohio and sued the city for
$5,000. The Common Pleas Court
awarded her the money.
The city appealed. The Circuit
Court found errors in the original
case and ordered a new trial.
The lawyers for the woman ap
pealed. The Supreme Court sustain
ed the Circuit Court and ordered a
The Common Pleas Court took up
the case again. It found a verdict for
the woman for $700.
The city appealed. The Court of
Appeals sustained the Common Pleas
The woman got $700 in place of
$5,000 after four years of litigation
Figure out how much she is in.
Some tiays ago a dozen odd men
were arrested for pinching goods
from railroad cars.
They were indicted under a new
law dealing with interstate commerce
in transit and they hired a gang of
When it came time to plead to the
indictments, the small army of at
torneys pleaded for a delay. They
When time was called the lawyers
again pleaded for a delay. They
When the case-was again called the
attorneys pleaded for a further time
to file possible demurrers with a view
to test the new law. They got it.
It is reported that one attorney
drew $100 cold for taking up the case,
and that he gets $25 for each ap
pearance In court.
If the case is, carried to the Su
preme Court of the United States, it
will take all of a year.
Figure out how much the defend
ants will be In. Can you?
GOLD AND SILVER IN SPIGOTTY
By Berton Braley.
(All the white men employed on
the canal are paid in "gold" mean
ing American money while the vast
army of negro and native labor is
paid in silver Panama money.)
It's Silver does the digging,
And Gold supplies the brains
To make the Scheme no idle dream,
But something that remains;
With drill and pick and shovel
The silver work is done,
But it is Gold, undaunted, bold,
That plans the way it's run.
The silver roll is Hindoo,
And negro, black as night;
A Spanish crew and Chinese, too
The Gold roll's-wholly white;
Yet, spite df Silver's army
And all the dirt they toss,
Amid the mob on every job
The Gold man is the boss!
It's Silver does thaJabor,
It's Gold that shows 'em how
To make the dream of yesterday
The fact of Here and Nw!
And, though the brawny toilers
Are on the silver roll,
They're but the Body of the Work;
The Gold men are the Soul!
An acre of good fishing ground will
produce more food in a week than an
acre, of land in a year.