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Dorothy Linton, 17, and Mrs. Mabel
Kraft, 20, both of Hammond, Ind.;
disappeared here after arriving
I managed to converse one day, old
chap, with the engineer of a swift
steam train. His answers to my ques
tions were both interesting and in
formative, and when I awsked him by
what means he ascertained whether
or no there was danger in front he
enlightened me in this fashion:
"You see, Jack, when Ve pipe a
cranberry glim up the streak of ru,st,
we hiss down to tiptoe and. the rate of
three yards an hour. The glow that
looks like the south end of a ketchup
bottle means, rein up, there's some
thing worse than a grasshopper on
the track. But when we get that little
old creme de menthe signal, say, we
just bore a hole in the climate and
leave our .shadow limping on a hand
to the nectar when we get that Erin
Go Bragh orb." ) w
By Jim Manee.
She entertains the audience,
She plays on days and nights,
She wears quite pretty garments,
Perhaps they're only tights.- .'
She" sings or acts dramatic,
She sometimes is the rage, . ?
She likes to play the spotlight, does
The actress on the stage.'
P. S. Well, girls, I can't go., on
until I find my handbag. My cos
tume's in it.
WHY DO YOU RAISE YOUR HAT?
When a man lifts, his hat to a lady .
he is. simply continuing a polite, cus
tom that began when men wore wil
low plumes in theirjfats andiswords
at their sides. '
When a knight of old fared forth,
he encased his armor and he wore a
helmet to protect him from foes. But
when he appeared among friends,
especially among ladies, he removed
his hat to signify that he trusted him
self to his friends.
Though the modern hat is no pro
tection from foes, it is the linearde
scendant of the plumed helmet, and it
is still used as a means of showing
respect and courtesy.
A. well-known, psychologist, says
that we need short but frequent "va
cations rather than-aiong vacation
once a year. He maintains, also, that
the taking of a vacation shpuld.'riot, be
deferred until one's nerves are "on.
edge," for at that stage much, dam
age has already been done, a part of
which is not always possible to repair.
Cloudy Monday and Tuesday with