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I shall not tell you, or if it is either,
because I do notknow myself."
"Oh, coiiie," I pleaded. "That is
splendid for the audience that wants
to be mystified, and I have heard a
lot of patter like that, even about the
lady who does mind reading by a ser
ies of questions her partner in the
audience asks, and to each of which
she knows from memory the correct
answer, therefore you shouldn't try
to fool me.
"I don't know how if do it," she
said seriously. "If you were not such
a practical person I should tell you
that the spirits that hover around us,
the forces that control whether we
love deeply or lightly, whether our
lives be happy or sad perhaps it is
they who give me the power. I can
And I couldn't be sure whether she
crinkled up her eyes again, or not,
but I did feel sort of thankful inside
that there was one Jack-in-the-box
out of which I had not pulled the
spring and one doll from whose body
sawdust had not yet flowed.
The whale is a lubberly lubber
Constructed of whale bone and
He lives under the ocean
- iixcfcpt when a notion
He takes to come up and rubber.
THE OPINIONS OF THE
To the Editor:
I have been reading a good deal
lately about the plan to try and oust
street car smoking. The would-be
ousters have, I think, these good
points: The motorman's health; the
fact that women are forced to go
through the smoke smudge in getting
off the car; the fact that it leads men
to walk through the car with' a light
ed cigar, pipe or cfgaret, leaving a
trail of smoke behind them all
through the car and the fact that the
smoking lead's to spitting.
Mrs. W. M.
To the Editor:
Why the dickens wouldn't it be
more beneficial for young folks to
find something else besides the tan
go, slit skirts, bustles, etc., to discuss
and argue about? The whole blstme
country is fashion and fad crazy.
Let's forget it for a while and get
down to earth. "Billy" Z.
To the Editor:
Why is it men always forget to
wipe their feet before going into their
homes? You can always tell whether
a man or woman has entered by. the
trail of snow or dirt that is left be
hind. There have been times when
my husband should have been arrest
ed for carrying away real estate. But
I suppose that is just one of the
"Home, Sweet Home" habits of the
men folks. Mrs. J. L.
"You look disgruntled," said the
shoe man. ,
"Yes," snapped the hatter. "Had
a Uttle rush just now, and a couple
of prospective customers walked out
without being waited on." -
"They seldom get away from me,"
declared the' shoe man. "I take off
their shoes as soon as they come in,"