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young man seriously. -They had
drugged her to spirit her away, but I
got ahead of them. Now she is safe.
Dear! dear! a wreck, indeed, isn't
"Yes, the old hack will never run
again nor Ready, much," observed
The stranger asked a few ques
tions. Then he became interested
and pressed his inquiries still further.
"I see your mind is on an electric
cab," he observed finally. "Well, old
Ready deserves retirement. I'll set
tle the bill for the new layout, uni
form and all."
That is why, arrayed in a spick
and span suit and proud owner of the
nobbiest cab in the city, Tim Dow
ney does a thriving business as a pop
ular up-to-date chauffeur.
FRENCHMAN COMES TO BUY OUR
vAutfust de Castellane
Minneapolis. Why is a great
man? Science would like to know,
and Science purposes to find out.
So from France, the home of great
scientists, conies the brain specialist,
Dr. August de Castellane Seymore to
get options on the brains ot America's
great and near-great.
"I'm buying up brains," ac
knowledged Dr. Seymore, who look
ed over the Minneapolis brain mar
ket the other day. "Science must
have material with which to work out
the great problem of brain force.
I pay well for brains of extraordinary
people. I am a 'brain drummer.'
"When I hear of a man who is do
ing remarkable things building rail
roads or pitching baseball I go to
him. I say: 'When you die, give
science your brain. Will your brain
now to science, and I'll pay for it.'
"In time the .brain will reach the
University of Poicters, the scientists
will assay it, with scalpel and scales
they'll test .the 'gray matter,' and by
such tests they hope to be able to
prove why one man is a genius and
another man is a ninny."
Dr. Seymore has already closed
contracts for the brain of an "extra
ordinary man in New York. He has
three arms, and science is curious to
know if he has triple-plated brains."
He picked up a rare bargain in Mem
phis, where a railroad man's brains
were bought for $1,000, half down,
half on delivery.
To one quart of milk add three
quarters cup of minute tapioca. (If
pearl is used, it must soak two hours
in cold water then drained before
adding to the milk.) Put in double
boiler and cook twenty minutes.
Beat three eggs with two-thirds cup
of sugar, even teaspoon of salt until
light and creamy. Stir gradually into
the hot mixture. Add one tablespoon
of butter and flavoring desired. Turn
into well buttered pudding pan and
bake twenty-five minutes in slow
oven. Serve with cream or foamy
A little fellow swallowed a dime.
Immediately on getting the informa
tion, the mother-in-law wrote to her
son-in-law, inquiring: "Has Ernest
I got over his financial difficulties yet."
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