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THE SMALL BOY'S LONGING.
Part of the Show That Was Woefully Disappointing. Little Willie's father toolc him to the show. It was a variety show, end ing with a sketch called "The African Belle," in which, after a missionary had been bound to a stake by a lot of dancing savages, he is rescued by the chief's daughter after the manner of Capt. John Smith. This last part of the show Willie's father thought would please the boy immensely but the son and heir fell into a state of gloom at its close. On the way home the fond parent inquired: "Willie, didn't you like the part where all the savages come out?" "No," replied Willie with a sigh. "Me and the other boys play that. When you pay to go to a show I should think they might kill the missionary." PEAS FROM PHARAOHS' TOMB. Their Product Unlike Anything Known at Present. There are" bargains and finds to be made in the plant world equal to any picked up in old curiosity shops. Some time ago a Glasgow gentleman re ceived from his son in Egypt an en velope full of peas, which were said to have been found in the tomb of one of the Pharaohs. He sent them to a friend of his at Karnes, in the Isle ot Bute, who sowed them. They grew up into plants quite unlike anything known at present, strong and about six feet high, with a great white flow er having a red center. The pods were long and full of excellent peas. This new old variety found a ready sale at good prices. Muscular Christianity. Prof. Bryce, in his biographical study of Bishop Fraser, of Manches ter, tells of a clergyman of Eraser's diocese who had knocked a man down who had insulted him. The bishop wrote him a letter of reproof, point ing out that exposed as the Church of England was to much criticism on all hands, her ministers ought to be very careful of their demeanor. The of fender replied by saying: "I must re gretfully admit that, being grossly insulted, and forgetting in the heat of the moment the critical position of the Church of England, I did knock the man down, etc." Fraser was de lighted with the turning of the tables on himself, and afterward invited the clergyman to visit him. Superfluous Boys. A British parliamentary, paper shows that, as usual, nearly 20,000 more boys than girls were born in the British isles last year. Whence, then, the "superfluous woman?" The boys die, during the first weeks and months or life, at a far greater rate than the supposed "weaker vessels." In a few months they have sunk to an equality and soon woman takes the lead, numerically, and keeps it, nu merically. The reason is not uncon nected with the larger size of the baby boy's head, for which he either pays the penalty very early or reaps the rewardif woman will forgive tha-hintlater! Why He Disliked Spelling Reform. Senator F. Dumont Smith of Kins ley lectured on "Words" in Wichita. Kan., a few nights ago He_.is for spelling reform, and in advocating it in his lecture said that he knew of only one argument in favor of the old way and that was given by an Eng lish bishop who declared that the present method of spelling helped the churches. According to the bishop: "By the time you can make a boy be lieve that 't-h-r-o-u-gh' spells 'through,' that 't-h-o-u-g-h' spells 'though' and t-o-u-g-h' spells 'tough' you can make him believe anything." Motor Cars in Switzerland. Should the experiments in progress in the neighborhood of Berne prove as successful as is anticipated travelers to Switzerland in the summer of this year will be able to cross the moun tains by motor car instead, of the usual post diligence. The actual trials will be made in the spring, and the result, if successful, will be not only to allow travelers to make the differ ent journeys in half the time, but to open the mountain roads, which are at present closed to them on account of the horses. Much Money in Tramp's Clothes. A lot of young fellows in an Ohio town had a good time with a tramp last week. They took him into a shed, gave him a good bath, shaved him and cut his hair. They then bought a new suit of clothes, white shirt and stand-up collar and dressed him out complete. But. when they attempted to burn his hobo clothes he objected and fought for them with uch des peration their suspicions were aroused, and upon searching they found $1,400 sewed up in the coat. Girl an Excellent Athlete. Miss Agnes S. Wood, the champion basket ball player and all-around' ath lete of Vassar college, has beaten the girls' record at running and almost equaled that of men, despite the fact that her gait was somewhat impeded by* a rather cumbrous costume. She does not allow athletics to interfere with her studies and will graduate near the head of her class. Few Automobiles in Washington. Official Washington does not take kindly to the automobile and very few persons in the executive or dip lomatic service are seen in vehicles other than carriages. The president is too fond of horses ever to take up the craze. He has always shown a preference for surreys and seldom drives out of town in any other kind of vehicle. zzj. TO GET RID OF RATS. Writer Recommends Dipping the Ver min in Varnish. All tradesmen being liable to the incursions and depredations of rats, it may not be out of place to mention a method of getting rid of these pests which is recommended by a corres pondent of the Birmingham Daily Post. This consists in thinning down with-''petroleum ordinary slowjdrying tar varnish such as bedstead makers arid" japanners use and pouring the mixture into the runs of the rats. The vermin are said to loathe the smell of the stuff, and will do any thing to get clear of it. A still more effective plan is said to be to catch a rat alive, dip it up to the neck in the varnish and turn it loose. Its fel lows will flee from it as from the de'il. The dipping process is said to be harmless to the rat. But some ironmongers may not care to "dip a live rat up to its, neck." A GOOD PLACE TO BE "AT." Incongruity of Surroundings in a Wild Country. One of the strangest sights I ever saw in a wild country was a little min ister garbed in solemn black, white "dog" collar, buttonless vest and stiff black straw hat. The dominie was standing in a leaky boat in the midst of a primeval woods, fishing the boil ing waters of a mountain torrent. At his back a cataract roared and pounded the rocks, churning the water to white suds above him the eternal snow glistened on the mountains, and but a few yards away a gaunt cinna mon bear was quietly nosing among the driftwood.Dan Beard in the World's Work. Here's a New "Drin k" Cure. A novel remedy for the "drink hab it"or, rather, for enabling those who have "sworn off" to remain "on the water cart"consists of ice water drunk through a raw potato. Take a howl of ice water and a pota to. Peel the potato and cut down one end of it until it can be easily insert ed in the mouth. Dip the potato in the ice water and suck it every time a craving for strong drink comes on. It is claimed that this treatment will effect an absolute cure. The why and the wherefore are not stated, but the process is such a simple one that there can be no harm in trying it if any one is afflicted with a thirst which they really and truly desire to lose. To Cut Record Diamond. In Amsterdam a syndicate has been formed which will bear the great ex pense and risk attending the cutting of what is the largest known diamond, the Excelsior. The Excelsior wa3 found at the Jagersfontein diamond mines of South Africa in 1893. It has the size of a hen's egg and weighs in its present raw state 970 carats, which is nearly twice as much as the Kohi noor weighed before it was reduced to its present size. Specially con structed machinery has to be em ployed for cutting the Excelsior and great care is used in insuring its safe ty from theft. Luncheon a Decided Success. A lady in Buda-Pesth recently gave a charitable luncheon party to the poor of her district. She placed no limit on the number of invitations, and the result was that 3,000 people arrived, all eager for the treat. Eventually the police had to draw their sabers to keep order among the revelers. There were no two opin ions about the success of the func tion. The guests to a man declared that they had never assisted at so in tense and exciting a luncheon before in their lives. They were quite cut when the time came to go. Remarkable Sea Monster. A remarkable sea monster was re cently caught in Port Fairy bay by some fiishermen. It measured nine feet six inches in length, had a tail like that of a screw tail-shaft, no teeth, a nose like a rhinoceros, a heal like an elephant, two dorsal fins, four side fins and two steering fins. The skin was black and very soft. The most experienced fishermen say the specimen is altogether new to them. They cannot hazard a guess as to the species. The fish has been sent on to the Melbourne museum. Corean a College Graduate. Roanoke college at Salem, Va., ftiiich has had more foreign students than any other college in the south, will this year graduate the second Corean to take the degree of bachelor if arts anywhere in the world, the4 first,being Kin Beung Surb, who re ceived his A. B. at Roanoke in 1S9S and his A. M. at Princeton in l9i). Kinsic Kimm, who will be graduated this year, is so good a speaker that he won a prize in declamation several years ago. From Immense Wealth to Poverty. George Kettler, an aged cobbler who died recently in Argentine, Kan., at one time was worth $12,000,000. Kettler was of German birth, and dur ing the Franco-Prussian war operated a large shoe factory in Hanover. Prohtable army contracts swelled his fortune to the figure named, but he lost everything in speculation. Then he came to this country penniless to begin life anew. Woman's Logic. As one phase of life this is interest ing. A woman was overheard to re mark to her companion: "Yes, she was terribly sore about that day she lost $45 on the races." "What did she do it for?" asked the man. "Why, she must have some fun she works BO hard all the rest of the time." THE TRAINING OF A CHILD. Several Important Points That Mu3t Be Remembered. To teach a child with success re quires only common sense, good judgi, nient and gentleness. There are, how other important points that be foremost in the mind 'acher. all, she must remember that is to impart instruction not mlt with ignorance, with lack of comprehension, with listlessness or with forgetfulness. Often, indeed, for these last named faults, poor teaching is to blame. Second, there is the inflexible rule that requires a teacher to prepare every lesson carefully be fore giving it, in order to present it In an interesting and intelligible way. Third, there is the ever present dan ger of overdoing, against which the teacher must always be on guard. In the beginning short lessons fre quently varied give the best results. Ten or fifteen minutes for each study is enough, and this time limit must not be overstepped so long as to morrow represents another day.The Household. 1h evei must i Of the First to t(- to find VITALITY OF BURNS' FAME. It Is One of the Great Facts of Our Literature. "The inquest" on Robert Burns was concluded long ago, but from time to time the findings are reviewed by crit ical writers, as in a recent symposium, says Collier's. A curious result thus chances. From every such inquisition the poet emerges the more radiant and triumphalthe critics are lost in the splendor they have evoked. It is one thing to make literature it is another and quite different thing to write about literature and the makers thereof. This Is a truism, and yet the distinction is often confused, especially by the writ ers of criticism. Burns has survived several generations of critics, many of whom made a vain bid for remem brance by their praise or dispraise of him. The vitality of his fame is one of the great facts of our literature. Just an Incident in Georgia. Mr. Bud Spinks was awakened the other morning by a Strang, grunting noise in his room, which proved to be the voice of a medium-sized alligator that was warming itself by the smol dering ashes of his fireplace and inci dentally trying to swallow his hoots, which be had placed there to dry, and which he had bought on the install ment plan and had only made one pay ment on them. The saurian had suc ceeded in swallowing one boot and had the other downclear to the fitraps, which Mr. Spinks seized and pulled it out. The 'gator i,s now on exhibition at Minche's drug store, but will soon be slain in order that Mr. Spinks, who is going around with one boot and one slipper, may recover the other boot.Adams Enterprise. The Roentgen Rays Failed. Hearing of the efficacy of Roentgen rays for the removal hairs from the upper lip a lady Hanover, age thirty-five, applied 1 the of in to Dr. Karl Bruno Schurmayer, a prop erly qualified doctor and Roentgen ray specialist, for treatment. He operated twice, but instead of remov- becoming red and the lips swollen, The Development of Africa. In Ethiopia and the Soudan, the work of development and exploitation is progressing. The treaty recently concluded between King Menelek and the British government probably means the early construction of the Berber-Suakin railroad via Kassala (costing some $15,000,000) and the subsequent extension of the Kassala' line southward to Lake Rudolph, where eventually it will form a junc tion with the Uganda railway, at the same time marking a long step toward the realization of the Capeto-Cairo scheme. This Lunch Was a Success. A lady in Budapest recently gave a charitable lunch party to the poor of her district. She placed no limit on the number of invitations, and the re sult was that 3,000 people arrived, all eager for the treat. Eventually the police had to draw their sabers to keep order among the revelers. There were no two opinions about the success of the function. The guests to a man declared they had never assisted in so intense and exciting a lunch before in their lives. They were quite cut up when the time came to go. Different After Five Years. William Glackins, who admires I Whistler, cited the other day two let ters written by a collector of etchings to a certain print seller. Between the letters there was an interval of five years. The first said: "I do not want etchings by Whistler. They impress me as if flies that had fallen in an ink well had walked on old paper." The second letter said: "Send me every etching by "Whistler the price of which is not ruinous."Philadelphia Record. Got It. At the close of the third act the gifted tragedian was called before the curtain. "My friends," he said, ap parently much astonished and embar rassed, "your kindness overwhelms me. I have striven conscientiously to win your approval, but I was not pre pared for so magnificent a welcome and in the suprise of the moment I find myself utterlyI hesitate for want of a suitable word "Rals!* shouted a gallery hoodlum. ing the superfluous hairs the opera-1 This is so much dead loss to the pa- ttern resulted in the skin of the face I The lady thereupon brought an face. have, therefore, decided to action against the doctor and was |/future to charge for such notices. So, awarded $60 damages, against which, he appealed, but the decision ha3 just been upheld. ROYALTY AT THE RECEPTION Wearisome Duties Imposed on Those in High Position. How royalty and their suites ever manage to survive those weary hour's of standing is always a mystery to me, says "The Count. ss, in the London Outlook. "You get used to it in time," say the maids of honor, hut ap parently not tiil they havp been car ried out two or throe timcjs wearing. in a faint do the ge,ntb mei -'-arms tightly but torn up in uniforms and smothered in helmets get used to the ordeal, i It is within the memory of many how in Dublin a certain distinguished [viceroy in the middle of a drawing room gave the order to c\ose the I doors, and having cleared the room the entire viceregal party sat down on the floor in various stages of collapse, and I often wonder how it is that our own king and queen are not similarly i overcome on these occasions. Royal ty is the best paid profession, but as suredly, it must be also the most THE JOKE OF A KING. Historic Hoax Perpetrated by Gusta vus III. of Sweden. King G-ustavus III. of Sweden had been frequently invited to the little court of Schwerin. In 1783 he paid a visit to Germany and as soon as the Duchess of Mecklenburg heard of his approach she prepared fetes in his honor. But Gustavus, who disdained the petty courts of the small rulers, sent two of his attendantsa page named Peyron, and Desvouges, a valet who had formerly been an actorto be entertained by the duchess. The two personated the king and his minister, Baron Sparre, and sustained the char acters throughout. They accepted as their due all the homage meant for their master, danced with the Mecklen burg ladier who were presented to them, and Peyron went so far as to ask one of the ladies for her portrait. Meantime Gustavus was enjoying him self elsewhere in secret. Overlooked a Detail. A Long Island farmer came to Brooklyn with his wife to do some shopping the other day. On his wray back the thought came to him that he had forgotten something. He took out his notebook and went over each item, checking it off, and saw that he had made all the purchases he intend ed. As he drove on he could not put aside the feeling that there was some thing missing. He again took out his notebook and rechecked every item, but still found no mistake. He did this several times, but could not rid himself of the idea that he must have forgotten something. When he reached home and drove up to the house his daughter came out to meet him, and, with a look of surprise, asked: "Why, papa, where is moth er?"Mail and Express. The Long-Suffering Editor. A Queensland contemporary re cently published the following: "Our foreman printer recently measured up the space occupied by obituary notices in the Herald during the last couple of months or so, and found it made three and three-quarters yards. per an( jf a fatal epidemic struck, town ruin would stare us in the when people feel like dying, we hope they will give directions to their next of kin in respect of paying for the same." Painting the Dome of the Capitol. The dome of the capitol at Wash ington is being painted. Every five years its coat is renewed and 15,000 gallons of white lead are used in the process. The work is being done by eighteen men, under the direction of "Billy" Lewis and "Al" Ports. The latter has been employed for such work about the capitol for thirty-nine years. Ports is the only man who ever climbed to the top of the Statue of Liberty surmounting the dome. He did this on Labor day. 1894, and fas tened a garland of electric light bulbs around the neck of her majesty. Congo Road for Motor Cars. The Congo Free State government is enstructing a road in the northern part of the state for the transport of passengers and goods by means of motor cars. The new route, of which nearly 450 miles have been completed, will join the important trading centers of Dongu and Lado. Wrhile jo-irrr.hsm: making the road a local engineer hit upon the happy idea of driving forty elephants up and down the projected highway until the thick undergrowth was trampled down, allowing the natives to complete the task. No Royal Road. St. Clair McKelway believes that the journalism of the future will be a profession and that men will be espe cially educated for it. They are and always have been. Did that important and valuable member of the profes sion never hear of "the hard school of There is no other, and i never will be, worth a pinch of snuff, i in our humble estimation. The uni versity of experience is the one which gives the real degrees in journalism. Was Always Running. The Duke of Argyll tells this story of Winston Churchill, which shows thr.t the talent for talk developed vourrg in the author and member of pr\r'."'-.ment Some years ago he visit ed Harrow, and noticing a boy run nirg around the cricket field all by himself asked what he was doing it f' r. "That's Lord Randolph Church ill's sen, and whenever he talks too much we make him run three times round the cricket fiel4. THE GOAT AMD HE PLUG. Old Darkey Was Satisfied the Animal Could Read. Three colored men were discussing the intelligence of different animals. One claimed that the dog knew more than all other animals put together. The horse was favored by a secoiid man, but old Peter Jackson said that, "in my opinion de goat am de 'telli gentest criter livin'. I kin prove dat de goat kin read. I saw him do it, an' I know it am true. Several days, ago, I wuz walkin' down street, dressed in mah best suit ob clothes, an' wearin' mah new plug hat. When I got down on de main street I seed a .billboa'd on which it said, "Chew Jackson's plug.' A goat wuz standin' thar when I passed, an' when I wuz about ten feet away he must hab rec ognized me, for de next thing E knew I went s.ilin' out in de mud. When I looked 'roun', dat goat wuz chewin' mah plug hat for all he wuz worth. Gem'men, da is no question in mah mind about de 'teiligence ob de goat. He am a wondah." NOT TO BE TRUSTED. Why Conductor Thought Women Should Not Have Ballot. How many-sided and how funny is the life load in a city street caT. Not long ago a woman gave the conductor of one a dollar bill. On receiving the change, she counted and recounted it. "This is not right," she called after him. "Ain't, eh there's 95 cents. Don't suppose yer wanter ride free." She made another mental calculation and blushingly subsided. As the man reached the rear platform he was heard to grumble: "And them's the things as wants to vote." Wig Good Cause for Divorce. The widow of a large estate owner in Germanjr, who recently married a count of small means, has obtained a I separation to her second husband on exceedingly novel grounds. Alter the marripge the br'de discovered that her husband wore a wig and re ceived such a shock at the sight of his bald head that she took a violent antipathy to him, and commenced proceedings against him. Her suit was successrul, and she obtained a separation after three weeks' mar riage. The grounds upon which the decision was based were that if she had known of the wig she would I never have married the count, Will Loan Money to Poor. A body of philanthropic New York ers have formed themselves into the Personal Protective Loan Associa tion, with the purpose of loaning money to the poor at 6 per cent per annum. The capital of the organiza tion is $10,000 and the incorporators are Thomas M. Mulry, Edwarc F. Cragin, Rev. Dr. David J. Burrell, Father A. P. Doyle and Robert B. Miller. Individual money lenders never charge less than 30 per cent, and sometimes a great deal more. There axe 300 pawnshops in New York. Had to Pay to Find Out. At one of the New York theaters i they are playing a piece called "A Fool and His Money." A preacher from Wisconsin was visiting Gotham last week and in passing the theater one evening was" curious to know if the play conveyed the proverbial les son suggested by its title. Stepping I up to the box office, he inquired re garding the matter. "I think," said the suave party behind the grating, "that the moral of the piece is that the fool and his money gather no moss. It will cost you $2 to find out exactly." The preacher murmured "Thank you" and withdrew. He tells the story himself. New Way to Do Time. Dr. 'Lillinksjold, of Butte, Mont., is credited with having adapted hypno tism to a novel purpose. The doctor, having been placed under arrest, tried, fined and sentenced to gaol for twenty days for some small infracton pi the law, deliberately hypnotized himself, saying he would awaken from his trance at the expiration of twenty days. All efforts to awaken him were unsuccessful till the end of that peri od. As a mean of "doing" time, or of whiling away long intervals, Dr. Lillinksjold's plan is probably unique. Inspecting American Railroads. J. T. Tatlow, John Wharton. George Banks, F. T. Dale and H. O'Brien, offi cials of the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway of England, are in this coun try and will make extended inspec tion of American railroads. They have been viewing things in several eastern cities and will shortly vist Chicago. They represent the me chanical, freight and passenger de partments of the Lancashire and Yorkshire road. The Coming Man. "Mrs. Frisbie is suing her husband for divorce." "Indeed? What is the trouble?" "Well, she says she tried not to mind when Mr. Frisbie used her curling irons, wore her shirt waists and borrowed her collar but tons. But when he began to go through her pockets and extract her i small change after she was asleep si felt that patience had ceased to be a virtue."Brooklyn Eagle. Costly Skipping-Rope. A skipping-rope has been presented bj a fond Pittsburg millionaire to his I six-yw-ol daughter. Th handles are goid, studded with an odd jewel, while the cord, the finest procurable, cost more than a dollar per inch. S hen the child grows a little olderi i she will be able fully to appreciate her papa's gift. At present she treats it 1 as if it were an ordinary ro ja FILARIA IS A NEW DISEASE. Responsible for the Death of Many American Soldiers. Capt. Charles Kieeffer, a United States army surgeon, says the Phil ippines are infested with mosquitoes more troublesome and dangerous from a medical point of view than those that swarm in the Jersey swamps. A strange malady known as filaria is traced directly to them, and is com mon among the American soldi^ quartered on the islands. Soldiers contract the disease by drinking water from stagnant pools in which the mosquitoes have laid their eggs. The first indication of filaria ap pears in trie form of a worm in the victim's thorax. This develops into elephantiasis, which causes the pa tient terrible pa.lus, accompanied by a constant coirch. The .sufferer is I worst at' night, ami the patient be i comes a prey- to- iusarmua. The only remedy lies in an opera tion, which in itself is dangerous and rarely successful. If the worm, which is a female, is injured and dies through the operation, its poison gets into the blood, the disease is increased a thousandfold and the chances of re covery are small. CAME BACK FOR HIS OWN. How Wilkinson Was Outwitted by a Brainy Tramp. im When Wil weat to his office he felt calm and dh't any need to loneliness any bought a capital one day las contented, worry about more, for watchdog foi But, alas! his wife met bin with the deplorable news that the dog had gone. "Eh!" said Wilkinson, "did he break the chain, then?" "No," she replied "but a great, ugly-looking tramp came here and acted so impudently that I let the dog loose. But instead of tearing the tramp to pieces the nasty dog went off with him." "Great Scott!" said Wilkinson, "that must have been the tramp I bought him from!" 1. had her, hen he arrived home Danger in Big Guns. Recent accidents disabling some of our best battleships offer rather start ling evidence of the weaknesses that are inherent in vessels of this type. For years inventive genius has been applied to contriving guns of bigger size and longer range than those used before, and each increase has added to the demands laid upon the strength of guns and turrets and their mobility in action. Inevitably the line of safe ty has been passed and the result is, shown in accidents which have caused: loss of life, besjdes exposing the para doxical delicacy of massive machin ery.Philadelphia Nortu American. The Modern Race After Wealth. The mania for money-making has developed into downright madness. And the explanation is easy. Peot^ see that it is fast becoming the chi* if not the only, standard of respecta bility. When Talleyrand was asked if he was not ashamed to sell his influ ence in making treaties under the first empire he replied: "My friend, do you not see that there are but two things left in Francemoney and the guillotine?" We are rapidly ap proaching the period in our own his tory when there will be but two things left in Amemamoney and contume ly.Louisville Courier-Journal. Enjoyaole Denunciations. Society to-day in search of fresh sen sation flocks to hear its manifold follies denounced from the pulpit, and the more outspoken the preacher the more it enjoys his discourse. Times have' changed since the day when Lord Melbourne walked out of church in disgust after a rousing sermon on the consequences of sin, exclaiming: Things have come to a pretty pass' when religion is allowed to invade the sphere of private life!" To-day society revels in hearing itself denounced and plumes itself with joy when a fashion able preacher discourses on bridge scandals and divorce cases. Cecil Rhodes' Dream Realized. The dream of Cecil Rhodes is real ized in America before the funds left by him have made it possible in Ox ford. The workshop university in the great electric manufacturing works at Schenectady, N. Y., has among its studentsall college graduates young men from England, Scotland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Nor way, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Spain, Italy, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Siam and Japan. Nearly all the leading engineering schools of the world are represented there. His Strong Recommendation. The old gentleman showed his dis pleasure plainly. "It seems to me rather presumptuous for a youth in your position to ask for my daughter's hand," he said. "Can you advance any good reason why I should give my consent?" "Yes, sir," replied the young man promptly. "What?" "I am comparatively modest and eco nomical in the matter of my personal, expenditures, and I think you win find me less costly to maintain than any other son-in-law you could pick out!" The Spare Room. The guest from the city sat in the bedroom that had been alloted to him in his brother's house in the litiiJH country town. He watched his breath turning to icy clouds as it left his I lungs and wondered how long it took a man to freeze to death, "They call' I this the 'spare room,'" he said, shiver ingly, to himself. "And it is well named. I don't wonder they can spare I it I think that I could get along with 1 opt it myself."- -Maga2ine of Humor.