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SEATTLE AND TACOMA. A Tale of the Fierce Rivalry of Two Loving Cities. In Tacoma it Is dillioult to jret any one i ' mh'ilt that Seattle has a harbor at .-til. imrin},' tin* few hours that wo spent there as bampietees I happened casually to luention the matter of har bors. The Tacoma man smiled sadly, tolerantly, as he might at a foolish child. "Sly dear sir," he said gently. "I pre siime you are aware that a ship is about as safe in the harbor of Seattle as she would lie ill Hell (into. Ito you ever read the papers?" lie still le pari 1 'd lr.e with that same sad smile. 'Of i■our." ■ not < ■ -i" thing : 'I i into the pap. i's. There is hardly 11 day—hardly u day, sir—that some ship doesn't sink iu Seattle harbor while she's tied up to t!:<" Harbor! Harbor!" 110 thru;) lis hands. "Heavens!" he ex.Tv: •. 1 I' 1 n■: 1 iu a few swift, pas donate plu'.i.-.es he blocked out the su purlatlveness of the harbor of Tacoma, and as we parted he grabbed tlio lapels of my coat and whispered hoarsely, "And you can .:'.ai. a letter in Tacoma to—any place—in—the—world, and you will got an answer to it one—whole— «lny <|ii'<!ior than you would if you s : t :i I'r :n Seal lie!" Ai< a;t ilie time we visited these vl- Taeiors cities, Tacoma and Seattle, a whale which had been disporting itself 111 the waters of the sound In their noi• '■!) 't'i,■< ■ 1 wis found one day float ing If I <. V Seattle paper at once explained that lie liad probably "wan dered about until be caught a glimpse of Tacoma and fell dead." "Death came," continued this nhituar/, "sud den'.y and unexpectedly just as he had settled himself to 11 long siege to watch Tacoma grow. In this form it was piti iblv a morcy, for he would have died of starvation had 110 stayed until the object of his visit was accomplish ed." From "In the Banquet Belt," by Arthur liuhl, in Outing Magazine. lodine in the Human Dody. Io.li:: ■ is foti::d in many quarters svln it would be least suspected. Ac fnr«!':i\' to some interesting expcrl ii'.O!lls of Am.:nd Oautier, the thyroid glai d contains about one-thousandth part by weight of this substance. Wli v.> d.ii's it l ine from? asks (inn tier Some authorities say it is de rved i' ■ ii ! the atmosphere or from \va !l - 1 1 ;t others fail to discover traces <ii th • subsuince therein. M. Gautier l, P ]i .. however, that the failure was due tt insulin tent methods. lie finds minute particles of iodine in the air of 1' ■ri ■ nd still more in that of the sea and salt marshes. It is well known that Seaweed is especially rich In i tine. It has also been discovered In ordinary foods, especially In certain fish By bathing a rabbft in water conti iodine M. (iantier discover ed a curious fuel -namely, that the brain has a peculiar attraction for this substance, absorbing over seven times ns i tich proportionately to weight as the hinds of the neck and four times rs i uch as the heart and lungs.—Chi cago Chronicle. The Hugeness of New York. Ji: ' u'lout one out of every three In habit ants of New York city was born In » i <>i'ci ;"i c mntTy. Manhattan alone ias r 'sid 'iits of foreign birth and I'.i-o..iviyii 35e.C!iT. The total num ber t' foreigners domesticated in the met >polis -s, in ]>r- else ligures, 1,297,- 080. They would ilone compose a city #s bl.? as Philadelphia, considerably Inr.vr than Constantinople or more than uvlce as big as Boston. Half of the population of the state of New York Is located within the limits of the great American metropolis, which has more Inhabitants than Switzerland by one ft'th and more than Denmark or Ser i i-r Cr The population of Nov Y irk city is more than equal to that • f nine sovereign states of the TTni"\ combined-Maine, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, North Dakota, South Dakota. Colorado, Montana and Neva da. To this total Arizona and Alaska would have to be added in order to furn ,-'i as many Americans us are to be found within the precincts of the Ave boroughs.—Pearson's Magazine. Q.ieer Royal Ornaments. Tin king's taste in jewelry is ex treri. iv quiet. A horseshoe or singlf pear: pin or a plain gold tie ring and a signc ring on his little linger are all he ever wears, with the simplest possible studs and links. All those who have placid bridge with his majesty, how ever, are familiar with the heavy gold ban:;' > which adorns his right wrist. The i; or man emperor also wears gold bracelets on either arm. But the most slnpu! r ornaments worn by a royal per; .a.age are the two rings which the Duke of Orleans wears on either little finger, which are attached by a slen der gold chain to a bangle ou the wrist. The ale King of Spain used to wear n flexible gold necklet, and the late King Milan had a golden anklet riveted on him.-London Tit-Bits. Devoured by Wolves. Tw' persons have recently been de toured by wolves In the Kellmer dis trict . ' lluu jary. The first to perish ■was ■- ' ill- postman, a man named Feb lie .rid been for his malls to the ti.w :i of I'utnok and was attacked on t! road by a pa'k of wolves, and Mot l ' ■ 1 i;t the feet, which were pro tect by very thick boots of hard kat , was seen again. After he was Joe: r'ue heme his wife left to s arc •' r I:a an! shared his fate. Cm". ers oC her clothing wtre 1 ett. —Lo...n.ia Giobtt. Call up Townsend, phone sum When in need of Ice Cream put up Special prices to Lodges and Societies Is the Best. Country Trade solic= ited. fllail Orders will receive our prompt personal attention ENGLISH ETCHINGS. | London possesses 10,214 public houses, ! 31!) music halls nud 05 t Lieut era. London's nnnual disli of meat Is 400,. ; 000 tons, and tlio fish course weighs over 200,000 tons. Bread was dearest In England in 1800, when it reached 22'/j pence a quarter loaf, and in August, ISI2, when it was 21Va pence. The first lioat racing on the Thumes was tlie institution of Doggett's Coat and Badge, in 171 r>, to commemorate the accession of the house of Hanover. In paying dividends on government stock the British government takes no account of fractions of a penny. In this way It makes about 97.500 a year out of the Investors in public funds. NEW YORK CITY. New York city gets Its milk supply from 30,214 dairies. Ileal estate values on Manhattan Is land are increasing at the rate of $G20,- 000 a day. Thero are 3,300 Smiths of full age tn New York city, and 080 of them bare telephones. New York city's water reservoirs hold a sufficient supply to meet the usual needs of the city for fourteen weeks. More than one-half ibe members of New York city's population -ii,753.295 persons—have deposits In the city's savings banks.—New York Herald. Bobby Remembered. Binks after inviting his friend Jinks, ivlio tins just returned from abroad, to dinner is telling him what a line mem ory his little son Bobby has. "And do you suppose he will remem ber me?" said .links. "Iteinember you! Why. lie remem bers every face that he ever saw." An hour later they enter the house, and after Jinks has shaken hands with Mrs. Binks he calls Bobby over to him. "And do you remember me, my little man?" "Course I do! You're the same feller that pa brought homo last summer and nia wuz so mad about it that she didn't speak to pa fur a whole week." — Galveston News. Only Slept There. Dickens, looking for local color for his novel of "Hard Times," visited Manchester. lie went through the hov els of certain Manchester cotton spin ners, and these foul houses filled him with pity and horror. Meeting the Manchester manufacturer who owned them, lie said: "And do your employees really live in such houses as these?" "Certainly not," tho manufacturer replied. "They only sleep In them. They live In my mill." ABERDEEN HERALD. THURSDAY, JUNE 20. 1007 The National Photo Company J. ANTONIUS, Manager Is now open for business. All work is done up-to-date in real Portraits, Views and interiors. Please call and be convinced. 11l \V. Heron St. In German Hotel When Your Eastern Friends doubt your tales of this country, send them Photographic Views 500 views of the Grays Harbor country for sale at MacKenzie's Photo Co. 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