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5j?5 - "' v-- '"'' " " 'T" . "' T5 ' r-wwpr?sf4fl?rv5'.''- yfrr-'r$f'r"- 4-ver-KY ' I " ' '' ' - - EVi I. The All Important Tiling. The freshman's luggage, neatly packed, lay below, and -while the han som waited, the youth hurried in to hid his father good-by. "My son," said the old man, solemnly, "this occasion is a momentous one. The doors or me lie open before you. There are many things on which I might advise you. But I will say only this: Don't, under any circumstances, allow your studies to Interfere with your athletics." De troit Free Press. Clutching at Straws. Weariman Is this the office of Qolg. leys quick cure? Patent Medicine Man Yes. -Gimme six bottles for my wife." "Tried all other remedies without success eh?" "No, she ain't 111 at all; but I saw In your advertisement where a woman wrote after taking six bottles: 'I am a different woman,' and I have hopes." Stray Stories. Paper Materials. "This paper is made of banana skins," said the salesman. "This is made of seaweed. The yellow in the corner is made of corn husks. Almost anything that you can reduce into pulp will do for paper," he went on. T have seen paper made of beanstalks, peastalks, weeds, straw, cocoanut fiber, hair, fur and wool waste." Idea of the Turbine. The modern steam turbine was in some respects anticipated by an inven tion of an Italian architect named Branca, who lived in the seventeenth century. In far more distant times the engine devised by Hero was at least a hint of the turbine which is now mak ing headway against the familiar recip rocating steam engine. Thirty Sours at the Piano. Herr Berg, the "Iron pianist," who set himself the task of playing the pi ano continuously for 30 hours at the Brighton aquarium, successfully com pleted the feat. In the course of his performance he played between 500 and 600 pieces, including the march from "Tannhauser" and Liszt's "Rhap sody." Confined Sound. The intensity of confined sound ia well demonstrated at Carisbrooke cas tle. Isle of Wight, where there is a well 200 feet deep and 12 feet in diameter, lined with smooth masonry. If a pin is dropped into it the sound of it strik ing the surface of the water, 182 feet below, can be distinctly heard. Careless Observation. Careless, indftlerent observation does not go back of the eye. If the mind is not focussed, the image is not clear-cut, and is not carried with force and distinctness enough to the brain to enable it to "get at the truth and draw accurate conclusions. Success Magazine. Chinese Wind Wagon. The "wind cart' 'used for irrigation purposes by the Chinese consists of eight tall mat sails, fixed perpendicu larly on a wooden frame. The sails go round with the wind, which causes the water from the river to be pumped through a trough. Maligned Empress. According to Miss Katherine Carl, who painted a portrait of the dowager empress of China, the impression that she i3 a bloodthirsty wretch is errone ous. Miss Cal found he not only pleas ing but also a vey intellectual woman. Accomplished Butcher. August Forster, who is more than a millionaire, and a son of a recently deceased St Louis racker, is slaugh tering hogs at ten dollars a week. He Is 22 years old, and a graduate of the University of Missouri. Pirst Single Bail System. On the Coney Island meadows there the first single rail system built In this country, which was to convey holiday seekers to the seashore at the rate of a mile a minute. Sheet Iron. Sheet iron can now be rolled so thin that it takes 15,000 sheets to make a single inch in thickness. Light shines as clearly through one of these sheets as through ordinary tissue paper. Sign of Domestic Storm. Bart Haswell, who was married last week, came out on his front porch the other morning and kicked the dog twice. Woile-burg (Mo.) Record. Largest Lumber Cargo. Norfolk, Va., shipped recently the largest single cargo of lumber ever sent out L250.000 feet of North namiiTta pine, for New York firms. Turning the Tables. A year ago Russia was ruthlessly trying to Russianize Finland. Now Russia herself is being Flnlandized. N. Y. Tribune. Kay Return. When a girl gives a wedding present she feels that she Is merely casting her bread on the waters. N. Y. Times. Great Egg Eater. Pierre Dalbec, a. French Canadian, ate 48 boiled eggs at a sitting recent ly in order to win a wager. Hot Stuffed. Political clubs are used chiefly to yet vppoeing candidates out of business. Engine's Puffs. An' engine going a mile a solnmta Ives 20 puffs a second. Ship's Eventful Trip. The transport Logan, which arrived at. San Francisco from Manila recently, had a somewhat eventful trip, as it in eluded an attempted murder, a ty phoon, a suicide and a series of thefts from staterooms. The Logan was in MP"" bay during the great typhoon and rescued many Filipinos. In one native boat was a Filipino, his wife, a baby and a pig. The fruiplno first sent the pig up the Logan's side, then the baby, and was coming up next himself, but at that point the Logan's crew drew the line and insisted on prece dence for Mrs. Filipino. loubet's Retirement. President Loubet says he will prob ably withdraw from politics altogether when his present term expires. He could have a reelection, but will not. "I could be of use," he adds, naively, "as a member of the senate, but while my district would probably send me to the chamber of deputies the department would not elect me senator. I am con sidered too conservative and not suffi ciently republican." Bight and Left-Handed. In all right-handed persons the strength of the left hand Is found by Prof. Caster, a French physiologist, to be about nine-tenths of that of the right hand. Quite curiously, the move- i ment of supination, or turning the i palm upward by rotating the forearm, i is more powerful than the opposite pronation, or turning the palm down by outward rotation. A Bard BIder. j Among Lord Roberts' countless claims to distinction it is little known that he is one of the best and hardiest riders In the British army. In hi? younger days he was nicknamed "Jehu" "because he ridelh furiously," and even to-day his staff must be good i riders and well mounted in order to ' keep pace with him. Good Season. She You are depressed. I didn't know you cared so much for your un cle. He. I didn't: but : was the means . ct keeping him in an insane asylum j the last year of his life, and now that he has left me all nis money I've got ! to prove that he was of sound mind. Tit-Bits. Man's Proverbs. Men and men only are responsible for proverbs. By far the greater num ber of proverbs relating to women are calumnies, gross perversions of fact neither appropriate ior self-entailed, but aue to the malice, stupidity and in accuracy of those who made them. London Gentlewoman Titled Gardener. The duke of Bedford, the ground landlord of Covent Garden market, Lon don, derives over 575.000 a year from that space alone. It came into the possession of the Bedford family three centuries ago, at a time when Its year ly value was estimated at about $32. In Mitigation. Gwilliams Your favorite authors are Rudyard Kipling and Henry James? That's the oddest combina tion I ever beard of. Sflirft O, I don't know. I find Henry James admirable as a chaser. Chicago Tribune. Various Man. How various is man! One of him was shot for a bear out in Michigan the other day; another was killed for a rabbit down in South Carolina, and one bit the dust In Maine because he resembled a deer. Newark News. Got Back at Editor. For revenge on the editor of the Neu esten Nachrlchten. Bamberg, Germany, who had published an unappreciative account of their exploits, some burglars entered his house and smashed every thing on the premises. Doctor Work Wanted. In the "Situations Wanted" in the London Express was this advertise ment: "Galloping consumption of means; Dr. Work wanted. Address, Patient, Bed 648, Dally Express, Tudor street" Pifth Cardinal. It is considered probable that the Most Rev. Francis Bourne, arch bishop of Westminster, will be chosen as the fifth cardinal to be appointed at the next consistory in Rome. Largest Grain Cargo. Chicago shipped tho largest single cargo of grain, consisting of 235,000 bushels of corn and 58,000 bushels of barley, aggregating 7.972 tons. Tobacco in Ireland. Sir Conan Doyle and other public spirited men have started in to ascer tain whether tobacco can" be grown profitably in Ireland. Good Suply. She Where do you get your Inspira tion from? The Author From my creditors, Life. Eaten by Celestials. Bracken, like that to be found all over England, is much used in China and Japan as an article of food. People Afloat. About 3,500,000 people are on the either as passengers or seamen, every flay in the year. Tiger Meat Edible. Beasts of prey are not good for food. The tiger Is the one exception to thlt ruls. french Bakers. Bakers in France are subjected to severs! unusual rules and regulations. In large fortified towns, for instance, they must always have a certain stock In hand In case of war. Not only this, but everywhere they have to deposit a sum of money In the hands of the mu nicipal authorities as a surety of good conduct; and the law, not content with merely looking after their weights and measures, actually decides the price at which bread is sold. His Begret Sincere. "Have you got to perform an opera tion on me, doctor?" "I am sorry to say I have." "What alls me?" "Before I answer that question, my dear sir, let me ask you one. What Is your financial condition?" "I am as poor as Job's turkey." "Then, sir, I er regret still more deeply to say that your ailment is appendicitis." Chicago Tribune, Paper Saucepans. Compressed paper pulp. Impregnated with certain salts, is molded Into the form of saucepans, which, on account of their lightness, were used largely by the Japanese army in Manchuria. They stand the fire well, provided they be kept full of liquid. They have been adopted by the German army and have been introduced into Antwerp. No Mistake Sere. "We all laugh at the story of the man who took a bath every Fourth o' July whether he needed It or not," re markea the Old Codeer, "but there's a whole lot of prosperous business men that think they've done their full duty by their Heavenly Father if they go to church regularly every Thanksglvin' day." Chicago Sun. Statue Too Bulky. The equestrian statue of "Physical i Energy." made In London, to be erect ed on the Matoppo hills. South Afrfca. as a memorial to Cecil Rhodes, has ; been found too bulky and heavy for the iourney. It now lies In an express n,'. va.i1 until ffaMclftn la company's yard UItl1 a decision Is reaped as to what shall be done with ,u Disastrous Oversight. In a Berlin music hall one night lately a conjurer was pretending to catch heavy iron balls on his face. But his assistant forgot to change one of the iton balls exhibited for a light globe, and after the conjuror had re ceived the ball in his face he had to be taken to a hospital. I Pays to Be Quick Witted. j "It has come to mv cars," remarked Miss De Playne, "that you said my face would make a man climb a fence." "Yes, that's what I said." replied the diplomatic one; "but, of course. I meant If he happened to be on the other side of the fence." Stray Stories Old Prescriptions. A I-ondon coroner lemarked recently that a law should !)? passed against the use of old medical prescriptions. Prescriptions useful at one time, ho said, may be readly when used again by people whose physical condition has wholly changed. "Walking King" Salted. John Clarke, "the walking king," was walking around the world for a wager till November 4. On that day he was arrested at Grimsby, England, for stealng two rings, and will not bo able to walk for eight months. Aged Zulu. A Zulu named Kwezi, living in Al fred county. Natal, has died at the ad vanced age of 117 years. Meat and milk were the principal articles of his diet His sister, three years older than himself, still lives. . Chauffeur's Big Pay. It Is declared on the authority of a leading member of the Automobile club of America that there is one chauffeur in New York city who is re ceiving an annual salary of JG.000. Paris Ruffians. The "Apaches," the roughs of Paris, are being Instructed In jiu-jitsu by an ex-convict and ex-prize fighter, so as to be on even terms with the police, who are also being Instructed in the art Russia's Dark Days. The long rigor of a Russian winter lies just before a land miserable and poverty-stricken in the mild weather of autumn. Cleveland Leader. Deepest Bog. The deepest bog in Great Britain is to be found at Tregaron, In Cardigan shire, where the peat is from 20 to 25 feet in thickness. Hothlng Doing. Knlcker How does your Bteam heat er work? Backer Like a life insurance presi dent N. Y. Sun. Pirst Impression, "Papa, what is culture?" "My son, it's what some people have before you know them." Town and Country. Oxford Press. The University Press, at Oxford. England, prints books in 150 different languages. Small Spuds. In Greenland potatoes never grow to be larger than marbles. Sailors Lost Each year seven sailors In 1.900 are lost at sea. vnrr H. D. 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