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1 SOUTH AMBOY
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KILLED A COON.
Fierce Fight Between the Animal and
the Dog.
George Hillman, of Bordentown
avonue, whilo hunting Tuesday camo
across a coon weighing sixteen pounds
in tho top of a pine treo, whore it had
a nbst. Ho fired twice at it and the
second tiino it came tumbling down
ami was attacked by his dogs and for
some time he didn’t know which
would ootce out on top, dogs or coon,
for it was the most savage animal of
tho kind that ho had ever seen.
After a whilo tho dogs left tho coon
and began to circle aronnd it. Mr.
Hillmau thought it was time for him
to interfere, so he took a club and
killed it. It is tlio first coon that has
been gotten this season and it is ex
pected all ot the coon hunters will be
out looking for coons and seeking for
Mr. Hillman to guide them ns he 1ms
ono of the best packs of dogs, fox and
rabbit hontuls, to be found in this
vicinity.
CAT IN A BAG.
Someone Had Tied it there Perhaps to Let
it Die.
Two of our citzaus were walking
out in the woods near H. C. Perriue’s
property one Sunday, when they hoard
a cat orying. On following the sound
they discovered a bag and ou oponing
it n cat spraug out and ran so fast
that it was soon out of sigtit. It
seems too cruel an act for any one to
bo guilty of, but someone had certain
ly tied the poor animal into the bag
and lett it thero to die. It would be
far better to have killod it.
The city water will be shut off tomorrow
morning at 7 o’clock.
JANITORS HEADQUARTERS.
Tlio old club house belonging to the
South Amboy Yuclit Club, has been
moved by Wheeler Brothers and placed
at the end of the Yacht Club house
aud will be used as the janitor’s head
quarters.
, MADE A MORRIS CHAIR.
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Mr. Asa Thomas, of Henry stree t,
lias inndo a handsome Mortis chair for
Ins own use. Mr. Elias Mason had
the upholstering done for him. It is
greatly admired by his friensd.
ENJOYED THE GUNNING.
Loonard Furman, Charlos Rose,
Dick Furman and George A. Hillman
enjoyed the email and rabbit hunting
ou Loonard Furman’s privato roservo
Thursday. They had lots of fun anti
saw plenty of game.
CASE ADJOURNED.
h The case of Mrs. Maria Forman
against the International Powder
Company, was adjourned nntil Mon
daw, November 16, witli the consent
ot both parties, when it will come np
beforo Jnstioe Mason.
Another Definition.
Tommy Figgjam—Pa, wliat is false
pride?
Paw Figgjam—It is the spirit that
' makes a whole family eat round steak
for dinner for three months at a
stretch in order to send cut-glass wed
ding presents to someone whom they
would keep in ignorance of their real
linancial status.—Baltimore American.
Mrs. Crnlgrfe.
Although Mrs. Craigie (John Oliver
Hobbes) is proud of her American ori
gin, she was only an infant three
months old when she left Boston for
England. Like Miss Corelli, Mrs. Crai
gio was trained for a career in music
and was one of the most promising
pupils at the Paris Conservatoire.
For the Complexion.
Glycerin, it Is said, moderately used,
is beneficial to the complexion. It
should be applied, after using soap and
water, with a moist sponge, in com
bination with clear, cold water, drying
the skin with an old cambric handker
chief.
“Dutch” Supper*.
Some hostesses are giving “Dutch
suppers.” Blue and white Delft china is
used, and the table is decorated with
tulips. The fare is as "Dutch” as pos
sible, anrl includes Dutch cakes, Dutch
cheese, brow.n bread and caraway seed
sandwiches.
Delfffhtfnl Sachet.
A delightful scent sachet for perfum
ing household and personal linen is
made of an ounce of lavender flowers
and half a teaspoonful of powdered
cloves. Put this mixture in little bags
of muslin or soft silk.
A Subject for Clemency.
“You admit stealing the hog?” asked
the justice.
“Yes, suh," replied the prisoner; “but
de sheriff kotehed me ’fo’ I I’d half cat it
up.”—Atlanta Constitution.
DREAMER’S DREAM.
What was Overheard In Madison Town
ship Recently.
Our South Amboy Dreamer has been
droaming again and the following 1ms
been given ns by him for publication:
A person sitting very qnietly in
the woods of Madison township over
heard two rabbits talking. One said
to the other “Any sports today?”
“Yes.” “What luck?” ‘‘Pretty good
luclr; one cow ,one horse and four
chickens shot and a man seriously
wounded and—come nearer, two of tho
gunners, it is said, were from South
Amboy. ”
‘‘So glad to have met you, no roam
ing fer me or mine tomorrow , for
they do sny thoso Soutli Amboy sports
shoot everything on sight. I feel
rattier faint. Haven’t seen any^stray
bottles o 'Winslows’ Soothing Sy
rup lying around have yon?”
Then the ‘‘Droainer of Dreams”
told ono on himself. He said ho was
with a party of sporrs some time ago.
some of them A 1 gunners, too. One
of them had wounded a rabbit, but
the animal was game (of course) and
got away. Suddenly the‘‘Dreamer”
came across it and fired at it and
missed if, shortly afterwards the same
bunny shot past him and he threw his
gun at it. He said tho snorts said lie
caino nearer hitting it that met than
when lie shot it.
We have to beg the ‘‘Dreamer’s”
pardon for 1 aving put a few finishing
toadies to his dream, but the rabbit
was faint yon know and we just could
n’t help it; we knew' he had forgotten
that part.
NEWS ITEMS.
Mrs. Samuel Stratton is spomling a
few days at Mount Holly.
Mr. Nimpsch the David street bar
ber, is oonvalesoent and able to be
out again.
Miss Sarah Benuett, of Swan Hill,
entertained Miss Annio Ritter, of
David street, Tuesday nfternoon.
Tho Polish ball on Wendesdny night
is said to have been crowded ana u
great success.
They have been trimming a lot of
treos olf on Augusta street.
Miss Nellie Campion, of Augusta
streot, has a position in Pardee’s tile
works at Perth Amboy.
Alexander and David Ritter, of
David street, have just recovered from
an attack of tonsilitis.
Miss Sarah Bennott, of Swan Hill,
was a Newark visitor Thursday.
Mary Bloodgood, of Perth Amboy,
is visiting her mother, Mrs. William
Bloodgood, of George street.
Charles Bennett and family of Swan
Hill, are moving into the house form
erly occupied by the Browns, on Bor
dentown avenue. The Browns havo
moved to Newark.
Mrs. W. Smith, of Brooklyn, is
visiting her sistor, Mrs. H. C. Perrino
Jr., of tho Heights.
Annie Crozier, of John street,' and
Annio Wood, of George street, have
positions in tho cigar factory at Perth
Amboy.
Mr. and Mrs. Aas Thomas, of David
street, will spond Friday in New York
City. Their daughter Mildred is anti
cipating a rovalgood time visiting her
grandmothro Mrs. Henry Thomas, of
First street on that day.
PLUMBER CAT.
InNrenton* Device by Wlileb Women
Sets n Feline to Discover
I.eak In a I’ipe.
Making her eat act as her plumber
was the ingenious feat that a woman
of Manaynnk accomplished the other
day, says the Philadelphia Record.
This woman had noticed that one of
the pipes connected with the washstand
In her bathroom leaked, and she
wished to locate the leak precisely,
wilhout tearing out any more of her
wall than was needful. Accordingly,
she shut her cat up in the parlor—the
parlor is directly below the bathroom
—and into the basin of the defective
washstand she poured a vial of the oil
of valerian. Cats are excessively fond
of the odor of valerian; a cat would
rather inhale this oddr than eat fish.
The Manayunlt woman’s cat, after it
had been in the parlor a few minutes,
began to purr. Purring, it crossed the
room; it settled itself on the floor with
its face to one spot on the wall, and
here its mistress found it when she
came downstairs, its no3e glued to the
spot, sniffing and purring ecstatically.
The wall was opened ot this point, and
here, sure enough, the leak wa3 found.
Here the valerian had trickled through,
Imparting its intoxicating odor to the
cat.
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No bomber One.
“I have a secret,” she said. “No one.
knows It except Mamie."
“But If Mamlp knows it, why—er—
er—. How long ha3 Mamie known,
It?”
“Two days.” ,
“Then how can' you consider It a
Becret now?”—Chilago Post.
.H & T
CHICAGO’S BIG STRIKE.
Firemen Riuitlujed In Power Houses
.foiu (he Strikers.
CHICAGO, Nov. 14.—Twenty-five
ears, run on the Wentworth avenue
line, without (lamago to the cars or in
jury to the nonunion employees operat
ing them, was what the Chicago City
Kailway company was able to accom
plish with the assistance of the police
department.
Wlille there was no active interfer
ence with the handling of the cars such
as attended the attempts to run them
previously, the crowds that lined the
streets Jeered and hooted the police and
the nonunion rnhn almost without in
termission. But two stones were hurled
at the cars during the day, one being
thrown by a woman who made her es
cape in the crowd before the police
could reach her and the other being
hurled from the new postoflice building
now being built. Neither stone did
damage worth mentioning. The offi
cials of the street car company are in
clined to view tlie day’s work as suc
cessful and, on the whole, satisfactory.
They announced that cars will contin
ue to be run on Wentworth avenue and
that attempts would be made to oper
ntn ntlior linos; wliioli hnwiivor worn
not specified.
Shortly after this decision was an
nounced the situation was complicated
for the company by a sudden strike of
the firemen employed in all the pow
er houses of the company. The fire
men’s union made an ugfeement two
days ago with the company whicli was
to last for a year. The officials of the
firemen’s union declared that they had
ordered the strike because the company
ha'd declined their offer to mediate be
tween the company and the employees
now on strike.
PnrpoKP* of Stef". Trust Conference.
PITTSBURG, Nov. 14.—Semiofficial
reports of the conferences whicli were
held during the past week in Pittsburg
and New York by the officials of the
United States Steel corporation and the
presidents of the subsidiary companies
say tlie real purposes of these confer
ences were the arranging of details for
tlie amalgamation of the American Tin
Plate company and the American Sheet
Steel company, the removal of the gen
eral offices of these companies from
New York to Pittsburg and also the re
moval of tlie office of tne American
Bridge company from Philadelphia to
Pittsburg. All of these changes are to
take place in tlie near future.
Seek Open Door nt WIJn.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14,-Negotin
tions for the opening of Wlju, Korea,
to world commerce have been begun
by the United States government. Mr.
Gordon Paddick, charge d'affaires of
the American legation at Seoul, the
capital of Korea, lias made prelimi
nary overtures. Mr. Horace N. Allen,
X'nited States minister to Korea, will
within a few days leave Yokohama on
mi American war ship. I Ills unusual
procedure is adopted with the idea of
getting him to his post qu-ickly and to
impress the* Koreans. AViJu is on the
Ynlu river almost directly opposite An
tung, Manchuria.
Trailers Indorse Chamberlain.
OTTAWA, Out., Nov. 14.—The Ottawa
board of trade unanimously adopted a
resolution indorsing the establishment
of mutual preferential trade arrange
ments between the various parts of the
British empire. The resolution espe
cially commended the trade prefer
ences suggested by Mr. Chamberlain.
Snn Antonio Under quarantine.
SAN ANTONIO, Tex.. Nov. 14—The
citizens of tills place are in a freitey
of rage because for twenty-throe days
they had been isolated from the world
through quarantine regulations.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
Closing Stoelt quotations.
Money on call steady at 4% per cent.
Prime mercantile paper, 6 per cent. Ex
changes, $209,375,351); balances, $7,557,404.
Closing prices;
Amal. Copper... 3874 Missouri Pac ... 5S%
Atchison.04% N. Y. Central...116%
B. & 0. 73% Norf. & West... 54%
Brooklyn R. T.. 37% Penn. R. R.118%
C. .C..C. A St. L. 69;4 Reading . 39%
Ches. & Ohio... 27% Rock Island .... 227s
Chi. & Northw. IGlVs St. Paul .130%
D. & H.152 Southern Pac... 41%
Erie.. 20% Southern Ry_17%
Gen. Electric... 140% South. By. pf... 72%
Illinois Ccn.128% Sugar .116%
Lackawanna_237% Texas Pacific .. 22%
LiOlllS. & Nash.. 99% Union Pacific .. 71
Manhattan.138% U. 8. Steel.1074
Metropolitan—112% U. 8. Steel pf... 52%
New York Market*.
FLOUR—Unsettled and rather weak;
Minnesota patents, $4.55® 4.70: winter
straights, $3.!K)®4.05; winter extras, $3®3.33;
winter patents, $4®4.30.
WHEAT—Fairly active ami lirm on inly
ing of local traders for a rally ami moder
ate room covering; December, 83 13-14tf
S3 15-1 tic.; May. SO 13-1I*(S1 1-1‘tc.
RYE—Nominal; state and Jersey, 50®
58c.; No. 2 western, tile, nominal, f. o. b.,
afloat.
CORN—Firmer also on covering and
prospects for colder weather; May. 47'ifii
47 %c.
OATS.—Nominal; track, white, state, 41
®45e.; track, white, western, 41® 15c.
FORK—Steady; mess. $13®13.75; family,
$18.
LARD-Easy; ptime western steam,
7.40c.
BUTTER — Steady; extra creamery,
21'tc.; state dairy, ISOSOc.
CHEESE—Unsettled: state, full cream,
fancy, small, colored. September, 11V.C.;
late made, lOffe.; small, white. September,
] 1 Sic.; late made, 10?ic.; large, colored,
September. 114ic.; late made. l(d$c.; large,
white. September, ll%,r.; late made. 109^0.
EGOS— Strong; state and Pcnnsf.-lvanta
fancy mixed. 30®31c.; state and Pennsyl
vania seconds to firsts, 25® 29r.; western
extras, ?0c.; western firsts. 2s<?$29c.
SUGAR —Raw nominal; fair refining,
3 5-16c.; centrifugal, 94 test, it's®3 13-lGc.;
refined quiet; crushed, 5.34c.; powdered,
4.80c.
TURPENTINE—Firm at C0®60Vfcc.
MOLASSES—Steady; Nev Orleans, 31®
42c.
RICE—Steady; domestic 4®Gc.; Japan,
nominal.
TALLOW—Steady; city, »wc.; country,
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HAY'—Dull; shipping, C5®75c.; good to
choice, 85©95c._
Live Stock Market,
CATTLE-Market steady; choice. $3 20®
S.2o; prime. $505.16: veal calves, $7.50ff3.
HOGS—Market ower: prime heavy, $5.Of
Bo. 10; mediums, 1 i.Oofiu.10; heavy Y’oriters
cind light Yorkenfe, $$05.05; ^piga, $4.93®>5;
roughs, $5.DO®4..'0.
SHEEP AND LAMBS—Market steady:
prime wethers, ZI.90®4.10: culls and com
mon. $1.6002; choice lambs, $5.0005.75.
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INTEREST IN COTTON GROWING
Prominent lirltfali Merchant Says
America Will Soon Want tor j
Hume line AH Haisad Tliere.
Interest has been renewed in the cot-!
Lon growing experiments being ccr.
iucted in West Air: through an in
terview given by Eir Alfred Jones, a!
prominent Liverpool, England, mer
chant. who has teen studying the pro
duction ot cotton for three years'. He
declares that the United States will soon
want for home uses all the cotton grown
there.
“About ten years ago." he said,
“America produced about 7,000,TUX)
bales of cotton and Cr<at Britain took
half of It. Now Amtri<a produces
11,000,000 bales and .Britain takes no
more than she did ten ; ears ago. Then
the British Cotton Crowing association
was started and the ills of the asso
ciation’s work have b more catisiac
tory than I anticipate ; The whole of
the West African cob -..eg -r.d the West
Indies have been me to take a deep
Interest In the question of raising cot
ton and are working i xc feelingly well.
America may yet have to p.ok to West
Africa for her cotton ripply, btenure !
believe cot*on will be produced more
cheaply in West Africa than in the
United States.’’
An Explnnatlnn.
According to one of the scientific 'cur
nals more than S.OOft.fion of the 13.500.00C
people of Mexico do not work, says thr
Chicago Record-Herald. No wonder
some of the Mexicans art oppos'd ' o hav
ing Yankee ideas introduced into that
country.
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Prese 1$
before the rush
of Holiday shop
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member we have
the largest stock
of Jewelry in the
city. By paying
a small deposit
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of the following
articles reserved
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| Jewelry, Silver-1
■ ware, Cut Glass j
I Novelties, Gold |
land Silver Ladies’!
land Gents’ Silk g
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The Evening News is on sale at Ost-1
hnrgs’ 44 Main street, and at John
Boss' Hotel, formerly John KallV
stand. Extra copies of the News and i
all New York papers can always be se-1
cured.
HOUSES IN DEMAND.
The local real estate dealers are do
ing some great thinking these days
So many applications have been re
ceived from families 'who want small
houses from January 1st, the real
estate men cannot snpply them. Most
o' the men will work in Perth Amboy
and would liio to live in Tottenville.
MANY PRETTY ARTICLES
MaDy pretty and useful articles
were made at the sewing circle held
at the home of Mrs. J. F. Bedell,
Main street,- Tliuisday afternoon by
the Ladies Aid Society of St. Stephen's
church. The articles will be Bold at
the coming fair which the ladies will
hold iii K. of P. Hall.
MR. MARSHALL’S FUNERAL
The 'funeral !cf Ex-Postmaster Wai
ki T \1arclio I 1 nf A n- linir nxrnnno c.
ant Plains, was held from his home
at 2 o’clock this afternoon. Rev. Mr.
Jones, of the Moravian church, was
in charge. Many friends from New
York and other cities were present.
The flowers filled a room and they
were the finest seen in Pleasant Plains
in a long while. Intermeut was made
in Moravian cemetery.
EXPECTED HOME TONIGHT.
Clarence Maneo, Harrison LaForgc,
Stacey Spraeno and Merserean La
Forge, who have been hunting in
Sullivan county, for the last week,
are expected home tonight. Their
friends hope that they will bring back
plenty of game with them, for they
all wish a share of the spoils.
LIKE THIS FERRYBOAT.
Most of the passengers wlto travel
back and forth between Tottenville
and Perth Amboy, would like to see
the ferry boat Green Point stay in the
local service, as-^t ia ft
much better equipped boat than the
Warren, and makes the trip either
way in five minutes while it tanes
the Warren three minutes longer.
HUGUENOT FAIR CLOSES
The fair, which has been in progress
for three nights at the Huguenot Re
formed chnrcn, will close tonight.
An entertainment and big supper will
be given. The Ladies Aid Society,
who are in charge, will clear a neat
sum of money.
OYSTERS SOLD GOOD.
Tliw nrctors this votir n.pnnrilinp' tn
the local dealers, have sold faster and
better than they have done in n auv
years. They are fat and most of that
greenish color has disappeared.
PAPER MAKING IN CAN/ DA.
Dominion Contain** l'r.c'lltie?
for Mant*fact are of 'Wood I* nip—
Her Cxtentiivo .Spruce Forests.
In Canada the subject cf water power
is obtaining consideration in connect lor.
with various Industries, 6ajs the London
Telegraph. One of these is the manu
facture of paper from weed pu!p. The
dominion contains more spruce, the best
wood for this purpose, than ail ihe rest
of the world put together, and possesses
at the same time vastly more unused
water power.
According to the Dominion statistician,
the spruce forests cover 450,000,000 acres,
or about 700.000 square miles—roughly,
eight times the area of Great Britain.
Year by year the exports of wood and of
wood pulp for the making of paper are
rising and now the Canadian protection
ists are putting forward the demand that
they should not export the pulp tiit the
paper; not the raw material hut the
manufactured article, for the production
of which their immense water power
gives them enormous advantages. It
seems not improbable that ere long a
heavy export duty will he levied on wood
pulp and that Canada will become a great
exporter of paper. She holds the ener
getic position and can also make her own
terms. It is said that nine times as
much labor would be required to manu
facture paper as is needed simply to ex
port the wood. So far as the United
States is concerned, Canada is becoming
more and more the one available source
of supply and for the New York newspa
pers alone a clearance of 10,000 acres
of forest is necessary every year.
Aa Good Du 111a Word.
“Is Buukins as good ias his word?”
asked one business man.
“1 think he is,” replied the other. "His
word isn't good lor anything,”—Tit
Sits. ^
row Della.
You jingle a .bell
_Ar.d th: cov. s follow turns.
You j.ngln gome dollars *
And men do the same.
—Washington Star.
NEWS ITEMS
The U. S. Grant Council No. 5K»,
will hold a meeting in Amicitia Hail,
Pleasant Plains, on Monday night.
This week the Street Cleaning De
imrtmeut has had a gang of men put
ting down some fine gand on Bentley
street. The curbs will be straighten
ed and other improvements made.
When the work lias been completed
this will be one of the best streets in
Tottenville.
The members of Major Frank B.
Ward Camp will hold a very import
ant meeting iu the K. of P. Hall to
night. Ail of the members are re
quested to attend. The meeting will
be called to order at 8 o'clock.
Last Saturday a lecturo on “Silk
Culture" was given at the home of
Mrs. Charles Metcalfe, of Eltingville.
The lecture was well attended. Re
freshments were served.
Richmond Lodge No. 80, K. of P.,
held a meeting last night iu K. of P.
Hall.
Miss Caroline Ileimer, of Oswego,
is visiting Mrs. G. E. Rolle, of Totten
ville
Mts. Charles Iinefel has returned to
her home iu New York, after a few
Mrs. William BirkJioltn, of Henry
street. Mildred, Mrs. Knefel’s daugh
ter, will stay witli lier grandmother
for a few weeks.
Mr. and Mte. Charles Galligan, of
Pleasant Plains, have a son.
Miss Emma Cole is back in Princess
Bay from New York State.
The Rapid Transit Railroad lias
carpenters at work on tiio bridge in
tliis city, repairing it.
MARVELS OF FRUIT BREEDING.
How Orchard and Garden Hybrid* Arc
Created—Work That 15e<iuire*
Plenty of Patience.
“The method of cro.'sing two fruits,”
is described by Mr. M arcus Woodward
n Pearson’s, "is simplicity itself. The
lorticulturist merely takes the pollen
Tom . he flower of one specimen and
lusts it into the stigma of the flower
>f another specimen. The result is a
lybrid, for better or for worse.
[ “Of course the experiment iB not
I .'foils #ays and laws of production.
There is a ctory of a man who thought
I le would produce some marvelous new
fruit or flower, he dared not think
■vhieh, by collecting the pollen of his
tarden flowers, and dusting it upon the
lowers cf his apple tree! But there is
i limit even to fruit-breeding. Five
• ears—possibly ten years—must pass
jefore there can be any certainty. Then
me spring, at last the seedlings them
selves bear fruit.
"The fruit slowly ripens, and is
brought to judgment. There is an ex
iting moment when it is tasted. Many
l>oint3 are taken into consideration,
is the flavor good? Is the fruit a good
■olor? Does the flesh separate freely
from the stene? Is it as juicy as it
should be?
“A great work of selection now be
gins. Only me finest are allowed to
survive.”
WEARING OF THE MONOCLE.
I.lttle Affected in America, lint Con
sidered Quite the Thins Among
the English Snells.
The single eyeglass, or monocle, fs
worn by only two Philadelphians, says
the Philadelphia Record. A half-dozen
N'ew Yorkers wear it, and. even in
Chicago, it has a couple of votaries.
An oculist talked about It the other
day:
“Dr. Kitchener, back in 1824. thought
it a good thing.” he said. "Kitchener ad
vised its alternate use. now in the right
eye. now in the left one. He said in hie
book that he had cultivated the habit of
pickingup the glass, each time he wanted
to use it. with a different hand. Of course,
picked up with the right hand, it had to
go into the right eye, and vice versa.
“As a matter of fact, the single eye
glass Is injurious. It throws all the work
on one eye. It destroves the harmony of
the optic muscles and nerves. I know an
Englishman who has worn, fora myopic
affection, a monocle in his left eye for 12
years. The left eye Is all right, but with
the other the man can see practically
uothing.
"Joseph Chamberlain wears his mo
nocle in either eye alternately, ar.d bis
son does the same thing. The habit of
the monocle continues to live among
the English swells.”
Food.
Miss Kulcher—He's professor of
classics out at the university, isn’t he?
Miss Inez Zent—Yes. and he’s a
vegetarian, too. so Mr. Kidder tells ne.
Miss Kulcher—Did he really tell you
that?
Miss Inez Zent—Well, he said he
simply lived on Greek roots—Phila
delphia Press.
A Modern Instance.
“In some circles of ancient magnili
ctuce,” said the pedantic person, ’’it
was the custom to have a skeletun at
the feast.”
“We follow that custom at our
house,” answered Mr. Meekton. “We
have a turkey one meal and the skele
ton for the next four.”—Washingtoi

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