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deep meaning of European civiliza
tion. She is incapable of understand
ing the highest values of our life.
POLICE DOG LATEST NEW YORK.
(The next article in this series is
written by Miss Nixola Greeley
Smith, the famous essayist on sub
jects having to do with the new fem
On a sandy lake shore a few days
ago a proud mother was teaching her
two-year-old daughter to swim. At
first the tot, clad in what looked like
a doll's bathing suit, was afraid of the
water and screamed in terror as the
waves rolled in upon her little feet.
But mama was patient and tactful.
She didn't try to force the issue. In
stead, she lay down beside the fright
ened little one, took her in her warm
arms and talked reassuringly until
the first scare was over; then, hand
in hand, they waded slowly outward,
the baby gaining confidence at every
step. It wasn't long till daughter was
laughing, too, and paddling lustily
and even enjoying it when a larger
.wave than usual bowled her over.
That young miss will soon learn to
swim like a fish and to be at ease in
Later in life, should she go canoe
ing with some chump who rocks the
boat, she won't be among the miss
ing. But, strong, sturdy, self-reliant,
she will strike out for the shore and
majbe save the chump," too- though
it's a question whether that kind of
a bonehead deserves to be saved.
Are you teaching your children to
There's hardly a sport that's bet
ter as sport, to say nothing of its life
The worst epidemic of trichinosis
ever known was caused by a butcher
of Hedersleben, Saxony, making
sausage of an infected pig. The sau
sages were eaten at a public ban
quet, 300 people fell ill and 130 died.
New York. It's not that society
women have lost confidence in the
police force, but big, ugly dogs have
become fashionable, and that's why
almost every fashionable woman who
promenades Fifth avenue these days
is guarded-by a "police dog."
Mrs. Richard Ware, who has just
returned from Europe, brought with
her as one of many trophies of travel
a big, savage-looking Eelgian "police
dog." It's a bold highwayman that
will attempftb' molest Mrs. Ware
when Prinz is on police duty.
THE BEAUTY CULT
The 'Frisco agent at Dutton has
traded his currycomb and brush for a
razor and now wears" a smooth face.
Now if he would trade his face fof
another he would be all right. St.
Paul (Ark.) Mountain Air.
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