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Whistler. Had Big Bank Aeeount and Didn’t Know It. The Dundee Advertiser tells a story Illustrating Whistler's forgetfulness and utter lack of business Instinct. He lng hard pressed for a debt and having finally been Informed he would be sued unless a check for the amount was sent by return of post, the artist mentioned the matter to one of his frleiids who lived near him. Explain ing that he had a few pounds In the bank, the exact sum unknown, he re quested his friend to stop at the bank on the way to business to ascertain what was required to make his ac count good for a check of slightly over 990, and to deposit that amount for him as a loan. The friend was quite willing, and In due time stood at the cashier's desk of Whistler's bank ask ing for the amount of that gentle man's balance, explaining his errand. The cashier was interested; went to the big book of balances, turned over a few pages, wrote down some figures, and In a moment placed them before the astonished friend. Whistler’s bal ance was more than $30,000. The ar tist was delighted, but found it diffi cult to remember when he had depos ited so much money or where he had got it. MISLEADING THE YOUNG IDEA. Eloquent Lecturer Nothing More Than a Nature Faker. The eloquent lecturer was discours ing on the wonders of nature. “Di gressing for a moment." he said, “did it ever occur to you that there is not a principle in mechanics, not a single Ingenious device in the application of power, that has not been anticipated In the marvelous structure of the hu man body? Take the familiar instance of the cogwheel. The first cogwheels, so to speak, were the knuckles of the human mind. Double your lists, put them together in front of you. with the backs upward, placing each knuck *e of one fist in the depression be tween two knuckles on the other fist. Holding them tightly together in this manner oscillate them back and forth, and you have the original geared ma chinery that suggested the cogwheel. When you go home, boys, place the knuckles of your fists together In this same way, put them under a heavy weight, and you will find that by Im parting a cogwheel motion to them you can lift 260 pounds with perfect ease." When the boys went home, they tried It, and found it wasn't true. They had listened to another nature faker. Yea, Why Notf Hot long ago a well-known play wright decided that he would like to have a theater of his own in which to produce his own plays. He didn't have money enough to build It. but he ha* a wealthy friend In Wall street As soon as the idea set in on him. the playwright visited Wall street and laid the scheme before his friend. The Wall street man put his feet on his mahogany desk and listened attentive ly. He admitted that he had a few hundred thousand dollars lying around loose, yet wasn't particularly enthusi astic on the theater project. “Why write plays?" he demanded, at last. “Write checks." Childhood's Frankness. The grown folk, seated on the wide veranda, were having a discussion concerning heaven, and a little daugh ter was flitting breeslly around the group. A sail like bow of Alice-blue ribbon fluttered above her curls and her white frock stood airily against the wind. "I came from heaven," she announced in the pause of the con versation. “They put wings on me and sent me down here; and," she added reminiscently, “I haven't seen anybody from there since.". Newspapers In China. Native Chinese papers statu that the Chinese press will In future be con trolled by the ministry of posts and communications. The following new laws are proposed: The press shall not be permitted to attack either the government or the administration. Nothing of the nature of a personal at tack shall be published, nor shall any secret document of the government be Inserted. These laws will be put In operation after the advice of the min isters has been secured. A Beggar Woman's Trick. A woman at Beaver Falls, Pa. It has Just been discovered, has been going about regularly begging loaves of bread from residents on one side of a street, pleading that she had a sick husband and starving children at home. Then she packed the loaves nicely In a basket and passed along the other side and sold them at fancy prices, saying she was obliged to baka to support a large family. Fictitious Impression. "I cannot help thinking of the won derful thought displayed In your daughter's commencement essay last June." “Yes.” answered Mr. Cumrox. “Judging from that essay, you would think she was as much interested in *The Subservience of Individual Am bition to Eternal Destiny.' as she is In lee cream soda. But she isn't." Wagner ae a Curative Agent. Vernon Lee has told somewhere the etory of the marvelous effects of Wag ner on n headache. One does, after a time, succumb to what Is a kind of hypnotism; the aound seems almost to clear 'the air, or at least to lull one late a kind of dream la which only the Much Money in Fish. According to the figures given In the statistical abstract for the latest re ported years the annual product of American waters, fresh and salt, has a value of about $50,000,000, exclusive or the salmon, seal and other products of Alaska. This Includes fish of all kinds, oysters and clams, frogs, sponges, terrapin, whalebone, and alii gator hides. Enemies Died Together. A bird was seen to fall in the yard of the works department at Deal Bar racks, London, recently. It was a blue rock pigeon, with an adder tightly coiled around it. and both were dead. The adder, which measured two feet, six inches, w'as twisted around the pigeon’s neck and one wing, and the pigeon’s beak tightly gripped the snake's head. Unpleasant Idea. One reason why an argument is so unpleasant is that one Is often forced to believe that one might possibly be mistaken some time. Revised Proverb. Some women think that the proverb ought to read: “Ask your wife, to make sure that you are right and then go ahead ” What a Smile la. "Can you tell me what a smile is?” ask«*d a gentleman of a little girl. "Yes, sir, it's the whisper of a laugh.” No Time to Spare. They that make the best use of their time have none to spare.—Ger man proverb. Friendship. A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature. —Emerson. Another Mystery. What becomes of all the poetry that ia written and never published? Complies wiUi ail ri quacments ot tne iSaboual h'uie food Law, v_iu———*<— -1 ai Vi asiungtoa. *g||| A ' veils, exceel the combine! rale* AITIbSA Coffee, the blend of \ ~»»1 KJ of all the other packaged coffees Brazilian coffees, mor.l wholesome \ j In sealed packages only foi and stimulating, as well as most ? vour protection. Don t buy loose economical. Anything dearer who take vacations in Sanitariums, ol! t Q f a bag, bin or tin that than Arbucklcs’ ARIOSA is on featherweight rations, but the ,b e toaster is ashamed to seal in a extravagant, and no one can sell healthy vigorous manhood and package with his name on it. as pood coffee for the same price.! womanhood that constitute the ir _ r „„ r won’t sunnlv People" who drink useful majority. - The first roasted grOCer W ° nt SUPP ' ARIOSA Coffee are not dys- packaged coffee ; sales of Arbuck- ARBUCKLE BROS.. w..-A rorv-es W ' f- ~7 Ederheimer Mark this Distinction _ - - TT'S the wish and ability of the maker ne J)flClkC that marks the difference between JVMGtI T rj stylish clothing made to serve, and ~ -*T common kinds made to sell. ' ± i< - VtotCk It’s through more effort, experience, | k \ V newer methods and better work, 7i- J s S || i 1 l§r CjJLWk that Ederheimer, Stein CS, Co. ;.M £ I / get the results that distinguish Jsl , their garments from the ordinary. S. J|-« \ 'h' 3 make, a greater measure of con -I|, jHv sistent value, the sort of workman- f 1 f ship that produces perfect fit and the t ■ fIH If f 1 a certainty of correct appearance. 1 1 I It And it sour policy of discrimination, f I IV selection and sale of such clothing J I I \ that makes this the real, live Young I f MX Men's store. Come and be fitted. I MM I M \ The "Longworth” ia a medium length coat f 9 \ that ia roomy, comfortable, stylish. The | M \ •Standard” U slightly longer, but equally \ faskionahla and distinctive. Sizes 30 to eHKB Remington-Elliott „ The V „ The "Standard t Sho€ and Clothing Co. Writ* elaborately and Methodically. And by hie missives let It appear that he doth not only remember, but meditate upon hie friend; not to scrlb ble a few cursory lines, but to write elaborately and methodically, and thereby he will quickly come to the habit of writing well. —James Howell. A Charmed Draught. Never lose an opportunity of see ing anything beautiful. Welcome It In every fair face, every fair aky. every fair flower, and thank him for It who la the fountain of all loveliness, and drink It simply and earnestly with all your eyes; It la a charmed draught, a imp of hlegaun,—Ctoflgg Klagaley. Adaptation Meant Success. He alone is wise who can accom modate himself to all the contlngen clcs of life. Success in life depends os quickly adapting one's self to the changes and conditions which but round. —Green. Fish and Mankind. Some kinds of fish cannot exist in shallow water, while others could not live in the cool and deep. So too with man, some would do well with a one* horse farm that would starve with A larger one. To Stop Flow of Blood. To stop the flow of blood bind the wound with cobwebs and brown sugar pressed og like lint or with flne dust of tea. When the blood ceases to flow apply laudanum. Academic Finance. "Thank heaven, that's paid for," said the Frosh, as he turned away, having persuaded the kind merchant to give him credit for his purchase.— Cornell Widow. Love's Fortunate Blindness. A man's silliness may border on the ragged edge of lunacy, but you can't make the woman he Is in love with believe it. Unsatisfactory Reading. While there is an unlimited amount of good reading in an unabridged die* tionary. it is distributed in a tantalis ing manner. Rockefeller’s Might. It Is said that the Shah of Persia smokes a $500,000 pipe. Can any dream be sufficiently iridescent to match with that? I Cotton in Peru. Cotton growing in Peru dates back beyond the time of the Spanish con quest. on the ranch 1 1W or M lh« term, in or the town, the worker who wrote ■■ a good, torvictohlt overall that it ■■ cut ruUr-dnt will WEAit. hurt IB IBH Levi Strauss & Go’s V fIH Copper Riveted “.st--. mff 1 the two hone Wood xMBMPMiBV ■ Each His Work. If you cannot preach, then pray. If you cannot go, then give so that others may go. If you cannot sing, then sympathize. But in any event do not forget that Christ assigns by natural endowments to “each man his work.”—Rev. M. E. Harlan, Disciple, Brooklyn, N. Y. Our Mask of Life. Our daily familiar life is but a hiding of ourselves from each other behind a screen of trivial words and deeds, and those who sit with us at the same hearth are often the farth est off from the deep human soul with in us. full of unspoken evil r 1 unact ed good. Time to Call a Halt. Small Gilbert was watching the blacksmith shoeing his father’s horse. When the smith began to pare the horse's hoof. Gilbert thought it time to interfere. “Say, mister," he exclaim ed. “my papa doesn't want his horse made any smaller!” New Repair Method. Finnegan's little boy came home crying because his new bicycle was out of commission on account of a punctured tire. "Never mind, little man.” said Finnegan, “I will take it to the repair shop and have the tire vul garized." Police of World’s Cities. Berlin's patrolmen are one to 340, Liverpool’s are one to 449. London’s one to 496. and Philadelphia has one patrolman for every 511 citizens. On Manhattan island there is but on« policeman to every 643 inhabitanta Problems Concerning Wealth. It’s easy to understand why so few of us have money. Those who know how to make it don’t know how to keep it, and those who can keep it can't get it. and that’s the only reason why they can’t keep it This Spring we are Prepared to EUKNISH YOUR HOUSE with all things necessary to make your home cosy and attractive Our New Designs in Wall Paper, Beautiful Patterns of Inlaid and Printed Linoleums, Art Squares and Mattings, besides many other useful articles used in the home will appeal te your taste when making selections GEER & CLACK FUNERAL DIRECTORS Both Phones /V- Juicy Chops for Breakfast, f f J cW-) t ' Lunch or Supper \ x > on tap in our huge ice box at any / Jhl/S 'CL > time of the day, six days in the 7 UjiL week. And the way we cut them and trim them from the well pre served sheep or lamb! Hay want a ■ roast of beef or lamb for dinner. T Here, t°°> J u ®t as sweet and tender. Girardet & Kurz ” Zf The Meat Specialists I Delta Breeding Stables. HOME OF REWARD S„ 2.15 1-2; No. 28621; SAXWARD No. 20030; HARRY UPWARD No. 42756 Reward S., Sire of Helen Gould 2.14 1-2; Little Girl 2.17 3-4; Wayback 2.18 1-2; Jimmy Hards 2.22 1-2; Juliet 2.24 1-2; Echo 2.25. Leading sire of Colorado for 1906. All these performers from non-standard mares and all race records. Show us a "sage-brush” sire that beats Reward S., son of Shadeland Onward 2.18 1-2; Dam, Dollie Sprague, triple producing daugh ter of Badger Sprague, son of Governor Sprague 2.20 1-2 and sire of the dam of the Great McKinley 2.111-4. The time has come when no man can afford to breed to a stallion that is not standard bred. If a stallion standard bred has two-minutf speed, so much the better. Reward S. and Harry Upward $25.00 the Season. Saiward $15.00 the Season with retom privileges. Mares from a distance kept on pasture at $1.50 per month. Young stock for sale. For further information address Wm. SILSBY, Delta, Colo. THE Denver & Rio Grande “Scenic Line of the Wocld" TO THE Pacific Coast Offers the traveler the s me good train service, comfortable and luxurious accommodations and the tame impressive scenic attractions in winter as it does in summer. Its three through daily trains which are operated between Denver and the Pacific Coast are provided with the latest pattern of Pullman and ordinary sleeping cars, chair cars, and a perfect system af dining cars which are operated on the a la carte plan. The two morning trains fr< m Denver carry through Pullman standard sleeping can which are operated in connection with the Burlington. Rock Island and Missouri Pacific between Chicago, St. Louis and San Francisco without change. If you contemplate a trip to the coast, let us send you illustrated booklet free, and information as to what the trip will cost you. S. K. HOOPER, a P. & T. A. DENVER MOVING HAY SMITH BROTHERS General Transfer Men and Dealers in Juan ita Coal. Office with Travis & Castle. 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