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Ih be-reject. 1
".A husband or wife would often be
" ' ect if they were only somebody
" hiusband or wife.
· 7homen plike contrasts. She may
ciasider herself an angel, but she
-IBikes a devilish sort of a man.
* A woman hates a jealous husband
m0t sets mad if he is not jealous (but
- ou never can- please a woman).
Women entertain a sort of con
- -tempt for the man who has the repu
.tautou of being "such a good'man."
SLove requires a perfect digestion.
Eaven then it may swallow many
things it will never be able to digest.
.The parvenu is the woman who has
lately achieved money and is so
afraid that everyone will not know it.
Matrimony is a desperate risk, with
no surety whether the investment
will double up all right or prove a
A man imagines that his wife obeys
him. The wife knows that the hus
band obeys her or she will know the
A big man at the business end of
a string with a little doggie attach
ment is a walking illustration of his
A woman's garb is an index of
character. Careless in dress, careless
In all else. Loud colors bespeak a
Never marry a woman who criti
cises herself. If you praise her she
will think you are making fun of her,
and if you criticise her she will think
you are a brute.
If a man shows a preference for a
woman she is happily convinced that
he loves her.-Kate Thyson Marr.
WITH THE SAGES.
It is well to be up before daybreak,
for such habits contribute to health,
wealth and wisdom.-Aristotle.
Nobility of character manifests it
self at loopholes when it is not pro
vided with large doors.-Mary E. Wil
The only failure a man ought to
fear is failure in cleaving to the pur
poses he sees to be best.-Gaorge
No man has come to true greatness
who has not felt in some degree that
his life belongs to .his race.- 'hillips
True bravery is shown by perform
ing, without witnesses, what one
might be capable of doing before all
Inquisitive people are the, funnels of
conversation; they do not take in any
thing for their own use, but merely to
pass it to another.-Steels.
He who maliciously takes advantage
of the ungarded moments of friend
ship is no farther from knavery than
the latest moment of evening from the
first of night.-Lavater.
Men rarely succeed in changing the
world; but a ma. seldom fails of suc
cess if he lets the world alone and
resolves to make the best of it. It
Is always easier to climb a mountain
ehan to level it.-Lytton.
FIGS AND THISTLES.
Eloquence is not of the lungs.
Wisdom seldom runs in a rut.
Man is ever greater than his tools.
The best self-belp is helping others.
Altruism is the highest individual
We live to die that we may die to
The death of self is the life of the
The shield of faith will not rt the
Love is the evidence of God's life
The poor in goods are often rich in
True religion is duty linked to the
You cannot fatten your soul on ftur
Full gratitude is the spring of free
The infernal must fall before the
God's work must be done in God's
Some Parisian restaurants charge a
shilling extra for the use of the table
One thousand tons of scot settle
monthly within the 118 square miles of
Bicycles are now largely used in
place of horses on American cattle
S The Mexican dog has no hair. The
hot climate makes suh a covering
Silk is considered unclean by the
Mohazmmedans. because it is the prod
ict of a worm.
The ants of South America have
seeS known to, construct a tunnel
ithre miles in length.
- ByeS4 -as a daily article of food Is
ade<bt nly about one-third of the
yoriii m ef Use earth.
dilt ons: c - a". " 4
" t is not. the correct thing;
"To dip the whole hand in the Anger
Sbowl It the hands require washing
L politely ask the waiter to bring a ba
k "To open the mouth unduly wide In
eating.:' Put all large pieces in your
pocket for home consumption.
p "To put the skins of potato, orange
I peel, etc., on the cloth." Throw them
under the, table. The Shah- of Persia
i always does this.
a "To tip the plate in order to secure
the last drops of soup." It is better
e to raise it gracefully to your lips and
, drink it.
"To tuck the feet up on the rounds
, of one's chair or to place them on the
e stand of the table." Coil them neat
ly, one on each side of your chair. Be
d careful not to place them on your next
t neighbor's. You might rumple his
L "To trouble your neighbor to pass
y. ou the dishes when there is a serv
ant present." Remember he is try
ing to get done on schedule time.
Thoughtfulness for others is the basis
. of true politeness.
"To rub spoon, fork or knife on
one's napkin before beginning the
meal." Profess faith in your hostess,
even though you may have doubts of
t her scullery maid. Besides, we all
must eat our peck.
a "For the guest to starve instead of
asking for what he needs." State your
wants politely but firmly. And in a
s- ease of actual starvation it would be
e forgiven if ycu helped yourself to
some of your neighbor's portion.
This is only a little of the valuable
I advice given. When this has been di
gested we may give more.-Philadel
phia Evening Telegraph.
is REFLECTIONS OF A BACHELOR.
Bridle your tongue and you saddle
Le Great man are great indeed until
r, you get acquainted with them.
What women like about a sad play
is that they can cry in plenty of com
In the social swim life preservers
are not so important as reputation
Generally when women are careless
k about the way their legs can be seen
b there is a good reason for it.
A man can aiays tell how much a
wt- woman likes him by the way she
makes it plain that she doesn't.
il- The less a man has to say in his
own house the more scnle women will
let him know he ought not to say it.
When a woman is dead sure it isn't
a burglar but a cat, she makes her hus
band go down stairs to see about it so
as to be able to brag how brave he
at There will never be any solving of
the way a woman's mind works until
some one can explain why she hates
n- to have her husband smoke and yet
le respects him for being able to de it.
Some women are so deceptive that
when they are swearing they can
of make you think they are singing
.y hymns.-New York Press.
"d- Badinage sounds bad in age.
n Sarcasm has many admirers, but no
A bracing atmosphere produces a
be jaunty air.
Gen. Brag is invariably followed by
It Gen. Knock.
in Horns of tin have now given place
to those of rye.
No wirh is to be ignored when it is
backed by endeavor.
The difference between a mole and
a beauty spot is purely sexual.
If only the truth were told there
!5. would be no business done in "trade
al- In dealing with the fresh romancer
it is necessary to put a little salt on
to his tale.
Life would hardly be worth living
he if one could not forget with some
he Say what you will, the bulk of the
populace prefers an entertaining lie to
Ife a commonplace truth.
in CAREFULLY THOUGHT OUT,
he Memories are kittle cattle.
Bet and honor are sometimes at
The Angel of Death never takes a
Some souls, like asbestos, are purl
he fled by fire.
Nature's noblemen are sometimes of
's the earth, earthy.
When a man has a bee in his bonnet
he is apt to get stung.
When doctors disagree the patient
has a chance for his life.
a The "manly art of self-defense" is
le- now become the art of self-glorifica
tle Rainbow chasing is praiseworthy in
of the poet or the painter, but cuts no ice
with the politician.
in Once upon a time there was an of
tie flce that sought the man, but it was
long since abolished.
he It is not so important to understand
ng another man's point of view as to con
cede his right to have it.
he Those who have drawn prizes in the
xd- matrimonial market are usually con
ceited instead of grateful.
ve Fortune favors some men on the
el principle that it might as well be
hanged for a sheep as a lamb.
is There are some buildings that are
he sermons in stones and some others
that are naught but poor jokes.
Patience as a heosrt of atonu
It takesi but little filth to foul a well. t
A- mob is the' most cruel"'of vam.
Fate owns a large assortment of 1
'Plated goods won't stand too much e
There's more Joy in paydirt than in
When the heart is young who cares
Love is youth's elixir, but it doesn't
Death is a goalkeeper that lets ev
erything pass him.
The gold crucible is responsible for
1 many hart-burnings.
Henpeck thinks the Mormons are al
ready sufficiently punished.
A man doesn't need to be a contor
tionist to pat himself on the back.
eEven a philosopher- may lose his
t temper; even a phrenologist may get
The race is not always to the swift,
s for 'the buzzard will win out if carrion
is the prize.
. Cupid never kills with his little bow
and arrow, but he has many murder*
s era at his beck and call.
David's assertion in haste that all
n men are liars is invariably clinched
e 'round about election time.
p, Once upon a time there was an as
)f semblage that wasn't brilliant, but it
11 never got into the newspapers.
If we could all be just sufficlently
,f mad to be happy it is the sane who
Lr would be locked up. And quite right,
e Most men are convinced in their
:o heart of hearts that they would make
a fairly respectable hole if dropped in
e the Atlantic.
1- GEMS OF THOUGHT.
Whoever will do good will find life
R. too short for the work he will find to
le One thing can be said in favor of
the wages of sin; they are never re
The man of learning knows too
ty much to be everlastingly boasting
n- about it.
The little things that we neglect to
rs do seldom remain little. By and by
>n we shall walk under their shadow.
What men want is not talent, it is
Bs purpose; on other words, not the
an power to achieve, but the will to labor.
The frank confession of a fault em
a phasizes to ourselves the necessity of
le overcoming it, and exerts a strong
force in that direction.
Is There is no policy like politeness;
ill and a good manner is the best thing
in the world to get a good name, or
1't to supply the want of it.
so NEXT MORNING- PHILOSOPHER.
Stage struck people are frequently
disabled for life.
When a man is just to his enemies,
his friends can rely on him.
et The thirty pieces of silver paid to
Judas would go much further in this
at age of the world.
in A man may rank high in some par
ng ticular line, while he stands rather
low in the general scale.
Sometimes the real nature of a
man is not known until his last will
and testament is published.
Books may be divided generally
no into two classes; those that are well
written and those that should not
have been written.
Job didn't have any hand organs
by grinding under his window early in
tue morning when he had been out all
e right and wanted to sleep.
NUGGETS FROM GEORGIA.
Iit's a mighty good think fer folks
ad what's always growlin' at de world dat
de world's too busy ter talk back at
de What's de use in appintin' mo' col
onels in Georgia w'en dem what we
:er got already ain't got standin' room ter
on admire deyse'f in?
W'en a man starts ter run fer office
ng hit's most inginruly wid de idee dat
ne him en de Lawd is erbout all dat
kin save de country.
he I don't lose no time studyin' 'bout
to how fur off heaven is; but what kind
er a race 1 gwine ter make fer it is
what bothers me.-Atlanta Constitu
Hotel fair-The waitress.
a Toil is work you don't want to do.
It is always the puppy that puts on
When the ghost walks good spirits
There are saints who confuse halos
et with aloes.
White pop-When you want to mar
at ry the girl.
Goethe's famous plea may now be
is changed to read, "Give us more light
,. and heat."
One may forgive the vacant mind
in that goes with the loud laugh for the
ce sake of the easy conscience that goes
of There is no doubt about life being
as one long, sweet song, but not all of us
are good singers.
ad It is probably because money is the
s. root of all evil that bold, bad men love
to watch it grow.
he The man with a cinder in his eye
m. has the right to put on a little dog as
a bloated capitalist.
he The householder who finds difficulty
be in making both ends meet would like
to make one end coal.
oe He gave her a ring and left her, but
rs there will be no breach of promise
suit, for she was a telephone girL
-PHMILoQ Y OFo p €ACON LONGl
The fellow who .le tat with his
tongue is often slow with his tools.
Don't borrow trouble. It is well to
buy a horse before you look your sta
It is all right for a boy to try to do
better than his father, but. it Is not
well for him to think he is better.
The long steps success boosts a
man up are very short compared to
the long ones failure pushes him
The dreams of the idler profit him
nothing because he never gets wide
enough awake to discover that he has
The man who cannot transport him
self far away from his capacity in
vishes and dreams usually stays half
awake right in the same old rut.
No matter what a man's walk in
life may be he can do a little toward
the improvement and betterment of
s existing questions. There are weeds
to pull in every path.
The trouble with a son following in
the footsteps of his father is that he
3 often gets so deep in his tracks a
more progressive man comes along,
A steps over him and goes on.
Learn to do things well and not just
to talk about them grandiloquently.
L1 The fellow with the choicest vocabu
d lary is not always honor man on pay
day. And gold in the pocket is better
S- than silver on the tongue.
it Generally the "chance of a lifetime"
takes big advertising space in the
y papers. If the "chance" were in pro.
o rortion to the promises of its promo
t, ter it wouldn't cost half as much to
just put his business card in the per
Ir sonal column.
:e The world contributes to the inter
n ests of the man who contributes to
the interests of the world.-Philadel
phia North American.
o Half-breed is a whole mistake.
Learn-From-Nature knows the truth.
f The bigger the Chief the bigger the
A Paleface stomach will hold a heap
1o of land.
ig Never stop on the warpath to pick
to The sneak and the wolverine are
All low-bred puppies do not walk
is on four legs.
te Know-It-All is too big for any one
'r tribe to hold.
n- The young frog counts the Black
of snakes teeth.
14 To the Great Spirit all skins are of
the same color.
It is harder to make a blind trail
ig than to follow it.
The mountain does not need to
boast of being tLg.
R. Every child is a fresh leaf in the
Great Spirit's boon.
ly Drunkenness trades a Buffalo robe
for a Coyote's skin.
s, No man has a right to two blankets
if his brother has none.
to If the Paleface had a conscience the
is Indian would have a country.
Mind your own business and the
br- Skunk will attena strictly to his.
er It is even more dangerous to make
an enemy of a friend than a friend
a of an enemy.
ill The vices the Indian has borrowed
from the Paleface are the only debts
ly he will not play.-New York Press.
ot TO GET IN THE SMART SET.
ns Make ten or twenty millions.
in Marry anybody. There is no wom
all an on earth who can't get in with
from ten to twenty millions back of
Buy a house on Fifth avenue; also
one at Newport, Mount Desert, Flor
ks ida, North Carolina and any other
at Buy a steam yacht. Have it made
to order. Have it the biggest one yet.
Re Go to Europe and thrash around for
er awhile. In a year or so you will get
ce D)o big things. Quarrel with your
at wife occasionally at space rates.
at Be snubbed as much as possible at
first. It pays in the long run.
ut Get an automobile and run over
ad some one. It's fashionable.
is Buy a hotel and name it after your
u- self. Charge ten times what anyone
else has ever dreamed of.
Marry off your daughters, if Fossi
ble, to foreigners, no matter how de
crepit, immoral or despicable they are,
if they have titles. It pays.-New
n York Herald.
ts WHAT ONE WOl^1 OBSERVES.
os Many. men have an eternal hunger
for a new smile upon a new face.
Ir- It is much less painful to an honest
nature to be underrated than over
ht Happiness is rarely the result of
events; it is the outcome of a cun
ad tented nature.
me It is better to be lacking in small at
es tentions to women than to make ano
ig A woman can detect a false note
's every time, except, perhaps, when it is
lavished upon herself.
a The main joy of existence lies in be
re ing what you seem, whether or not the
world reallezs your worth.
fe The majority of women who have
's passed the third decade generally be
lieve In themselves and think they un.
ty derstand all manner of men.
se No man wants mush and milk for a
steady diet; a dash of tabasco sauce
at may make him squirm, but the
se warmth is bound to comfort him.
Mrs. Genevieve Haines' play
"Hearts Aflame,"is not without pun
gent sarcasm and trite observation.
At any rate, some of the speeches are
good, as here demonstrated:
"Journalism and anarchy would die
of inanition if some of us who are
in the swim did not make fools of
"T'here are ne marrying men in the
new century. Eachelors cling to
single blessedness, husbands covet it,
and the 'broilers' find it cheaper to
make love to other men's wives."
"It's a case of 'take the goods the
gods provide,' but be careful not to
be 'caught with the goods on.'"
"A woman is either good or bad;
circumstances have nothing to do
with it, and virtue that won't stand
the test is pretty poor stuff."
"People usually wear their best
f manners like their best clothes, 'be
fore taking.' in marriage. 'After tak
ing' old habits, like old clothes, nat
urally the the most comfortable
and then the eye-opener."
I "A wise man doesn't need advice,
and a fool won't take it."
"There's nothing so monotonous as
t a downright 'proper' woman. To hold
man-'mere man'-a woman must be
a potpourri, a ragout of heavenly vir
tues and earthly vices, with a gen
r erous dash of paprika to keep things
"Affairs with married women are
e always safe. Younger women are apt
,. to take things too seriously until
,. they learn the ropes."
o "It's one thing to flirt with an
r- other man's wife, and another thing
to have a man flirt with your wife."
r- "Thiz idea of a pretty face compen
o sating a chap for a cheese and
I. cracker diet is a romantic fallacy."
"Men find risque songs and highly
colored anecdotes spicier, when ema
nating from females who are labeled
"There are moments in every wo
h. man's life when she totters on the
,e brink of moral suicide."
,k A neglected opportunity never calls
re Love may be blind, but the average
1k All men make mistakes, but what
the typewriter girl does is write.
se If you would be a man of mark, let
the tattoo artist get his work in on
The hardest woman to please is the
of one who doesn't know what she
il A dealer in old iron may know noth
ing of prize fights, yet he's familiar
to with scraps.
The average man doesn't amount to
2e much when measured by his neigh
)e One of two things always happens
regarding a habit. You either master
ts it or it masters you.
Marriage is a raffle instead of a lot
le tery. One man gets the prize while
the others get the shake.
ie It's wonderful how easy it is for a
small man to swallow his anger when
the other fellow happens to be a heavy
SAYINGS OF THE WISE.
ts The miserable have no other medi
cine, but only hope.-Shakespeare.
Nature alone is antique and the
oldest art a mushroom.-Carlyle.
They go for the fairest way to
heaven that would serve God without
th a hell.-Sir Thomas Browne.
of Any coward can fight a battle when
he's sure of winning, but give me the
so man who has pluck to fight when he's
Ir- sure of losing.-George Eliot.
er Do not be imposed on by appear
ances; check your impulses, and mod
ic erate your dlesires, and keep your rea
t. on always in her own power.-Mar
or God is the only being who has time
et enough; but a prudent man who
knows how to seize occasion, can
commonly make shift to find as much
as he needs.-Loweil.
at BRIEF DISPATCHES.
er Hard lines-Railroad tracks.
Vanity is an unblushing bribe-taker.
r- Even repartee wins popularity with
Vanity and a milliner make a woman
Thought is only free when it finds
S The gift of silence has saved many
Knowledge is ability to read be
tween the lines.
Not every man with a stove in his
er hat is hot-headed.
Happiness and success are synon
st vms, but succcas and happiness ar·e
Many unkind things have been said
of about tl flea, but did it ever jump a
The only reason that some men fail
xt o turn up their noses at their fate in
so life is the fact that their noses are not
suilt on that plan.
te It is a poor joke that won't stand
is repetition; it is a good joke that won't
ruffer by it.
ie Cleanliness and godliness are neigh
he ors, but neighbors are not always on
ye It wormwood always went with gall
se. there would be fewer complaints about
n. 'eople being brash.
M. A. P. having declared that only
a lean men can become humorists, the
ce "at men are laughing contentedly.
he It is perhaps because all the world
- is a stage that the great bulk of the
populace objects to thinking parts,.
Roxana is DS
Keturabh, a Ebr w
Harold, the Champooip:f
Edgar, a Saxon name,
Huldah, from the Hebrew ,
Zenobia is Greek and means 0tb
Meredith is Celtic, The Roawia
Naomi is a Hebrew name, the Allrurº
Constantine is Latin, signifying The.. ,
Deborah is Hebrew descent, signity-.o ".:'
ing a Bee.
Ursula, the Latin name, means - -s
Catherine, a Greek name, means the..
Eugenia and Eugenie are French,
Dorcas is from the Greek, signifying
a Wild Roe.
Edward, a Saxon name, means Hap
I py' Keeper.
Caesar, the Latin name, means
Agnes is of German origin, the
s Chaste One.
Moses, a Hebrew name, means
e Drawn Out.
t Joseph. of Hebrew origin, means
1 an Addition.
Herbert, a German name, means
5 Egbert, a Saxon designation, is The
Frederic, a German name, signifies
a Rich Peace.
Charlotte is a French name, mean
Sing All Noble.
Silas was of Latin origin, meaning
Beatrice is Latin, the One who
e Theodosia, the Greek name, me a-;
Given by God.
Maurice is of Roman origin, The
Son of a Moor.
C Don't put your entire salary in yeao
clothes; your wife may be a midnight
"When God sorts out the weather
and sends rain," watch out for your
Don't punish your boy for fighting
unless he gets licked, or tackles a fel
e low smaller than himself.
Life's evening, we may rest assua
o e.', will take its character from the
tr day which has preceded it--Shuttle
:o Younghusband says he now knows
h- why they are called "biscuits;" it's be
cause they so freuently resemble
'r The man who was run over by a
wagon wheel can't realize the suffer
t- ing of the man who collided with a
1e waggin' tongue.
If rain didn't fall upon the unjust
a as well as upon the just the majority
of us would be suffering from a migh.
ty protracted drouth.
There is no necessity of a girl be.
coming an old maid either in Texas
or elsewhere. They can each get a
brute to feed if they'll learn to cook,
I- The man who complains to a mem
ber of the opposite sex that his wife
e doesn't understand him is wrong. The
real trouble generally being that she
understands him too well.
BRO. DICKEY'S PHILOSOPHY.
ýn De rain fall on de jest en de onjest.
te Do only trouble is-dey ain't enough
s er it ter drown de onjest fum de face
er de airth.
r- Talke de gold crowns en streets out
or heaven, 'long wid de milk en honey,
a- on folks would say hit's too fur off ter
r be enticin'.
Somnetimes de devil is slch good
e company dat we dunno what road we
Stravelin' twel we runs squar' agin de
Folks is all time cryin' out fer Jes
tice; but ef ever' man had jestice done
im dey'd be lots cr vacant lots in do
real estate or dis worl'.
I ain't got no doubts but dat Solo.
mon wuz a wise man; but he wus
mightily married!-Atlanta Constitu,
n PASSING GLIMPSES.
s John L. Sullivan's next outbreak
will surely be spectacular. He has
LY just celebrated a birthday on ginger
le and seltzer.
C Some one suggests ballooning as a
remedy for pulmonary affections. Its
is merits may lie in curing people of the
h:abit of living.
n* Sverdrup, the explorer, did not find
re the North Pole, but he got a medal
from Emperor William. Maybe that
Id is what he was looking for.
a New York police who raided two
gambling houses the other day found
il a quarter of a million dollars stowed
in away in safes. If other gambling
at .ouses have funds in proportion it is
no wonder that Wall street is short.
id Stanford students have taken up the
't study of Russian and several dentists
are thinking seriously of opening
hI offices within a short distance of the
'iussell Sage is again talking of re
11 tiring from business. It is understood
at that he will be satisfied with about
five millions more. Let him have it.
ly He needs the money.
1e The Nebraska church deacons who
were caught playing faro may plead
Id that they were merely getting posted,. ::
te on a sinful game in order to wirt,.:
the rbrothera against It.L