BRITjSH SOLDIERS CAN SHAVE
THEM OFF NOW
N By Mary Boyle O'ReijIy.
London. The girlish upper lip of
Eddie, prince of Wales, is said to be
responsible for a recent ruling of the
British war office which makes mous
taches optional with military officers.
Although the prince is 20 his upper
Up is still Unshaded. HiSroyal shy
ness is soon to join nlsTcavalry .regi
ment. - -
An amusing story Is told of -the
prince's recent experience with' the
Boy Scouts. Captured by a small
band his royal highness was made to
part with garments not usually re--moved
in public, to insure against his
escape. When the time came f6rrhis
release his clothes were returned 'to.
him. Meantime he was "safe For
the prince is notoriously shy. "The
anticipation of his meeting with the
president of France so raffled "him
that he confessed to his Oxford con
fidants, "In my anxiety I shall prob
ably begin to talk German with him."
Before using a new comb wash it
in oapy water, and when dry rub
with a hftle olive oil. It will then last
twice as Ions. j
By DonJVI. Cochran.
When you are dead broke
To a friend you will go.
You will try hard to borrow
A five-spot or" so.
He may be your friend
And a true one at that.
But,, say, does he wonder,
How sq'on 'twill come back
You'll mention, your payday,
And say ifs all right
When Saturday cpmes, .
By heckt it's a fright.
The fellow you owe,
Anil Tirnmicprl in twit
Comes around, and yGii're broke.
i.ne very next aay.
- To borrow looks fine,
For a very short while. '
- But looks change, around
When debts start to pile.
Your credit gets bad
You financially fa!!?
Steer clear of all borrow,
It don't pay at all.
Oranges first came to England
about the beginning of the sixteenth
century, and found ready favor with
those who could afford them. Curious
use was sometimes made of the fruit
soon after its introduction. Caven
dish describes' Cardinal Wolsey as
entering a, crowded chamber "holding
in his "hand a very fair orange, "where
pf the-meat or substance within was
taken.out and filled up again-with the
mrfc.of a, sponge, wherefn was, vine
gar ana, ouier cuiueuuons against
the pestilent airs the -which he tfom-
njc-nly smelt untoT passing among- the
press, or else when he was pestered
with manysuitors." -
Dyea, Alaska, which in the days of
the Klondike boom had a population
of twenty thousand, has toddy a.
population of three, one Indian wo-'
man and two Americans, one of -
Tvhom is establishing a fox farm.
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