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- That tariff joker was caught just
as It was going to be serious.
If the Wright brothers can- break
a record a day they are satisfied.
. Spain has bitten off . an inconven
iently large mouthful in Morocco.
- It is understood that Paris now has
a scheme of policing the air. With :1y
cops, we suppose.
It might relieve that exaggerated
ego with which Harry Thaw i suffer
ing to have it pulled.
Chicago has passed the two and a
half million mark. Population is a
good thing, but there is such a thing
as being overgrown.
' .The Chicago street railway trust
is proving itself true to the people
at whose hands it received the most
valuable concessions on condition
that it would be good. It 'is about
to "force its men to strike.
The : people of England who have,
been seeing German airships, at night
have a sense of vision as acutely devel
oped as was that of the people in Bos
ton who heard the firing of an invad
ing fleet threatening the coast of the
United States during the war with
. In a, bankruptcy case inJew York
it developed that one of the partners
of the firm In question received a sal
ary : of $12,000 a year to keep away
from the business and do nothing. It
would not take a lazy bug's bite to
make a large percentage, viewing such
a job, -fairly die with envy.
- That -hunger for land is still far
from being satisfied is shown by the
- rnsh of homeseekers to the registry
office ' in Kalispell, Mont., filing ap
. plications for homesteads in the Flat
head Indian reservation. There are
thousands more applicants than
there are homesteads and municipal
sleeping quarters have been opened
to accommodate the crowds. ,
, A well Informed observer calls at
tention to the fact that in nine corn
crops the state of Illinois has turned
an income of $1,152,000,000; that while
papers are written about the iron re
sources of the city of Birmingham,
. Illinois produces four times as much
" iron vand steel as all of Alabama and
never mentions it; that the state is
second in petroleum with 38,000,000
barrels last year, and few people in
the state know it; and that Chicago
"does h'alf as much packing as all the
rest of the" country together, and also
makes no fuss about it. Besides that,
with a location on the Mississippi and
ibhio rivers and on Lake Michigan." It
'has in prospect more 'direct lines" of
navigation than any other inland state.
7 Chicago has more in and out tonnage
than any port of France or of Ger
many, and more than Liverpool. Those
.are facts worth remembering.
v. The Nauseating Thaw Trial. .
. For how many more years must the -case
of Harry Thaw drag Its slimy way
through the courts of this state, ask3
.Ihe New York World. .
$ Thaw killed Stanford White June
25. 1906. He was indicted promptly,
but not until January 23, 1907, wiis
he put on trial after refusing to claim
clemency on the score of mental in
competency, - .. r'
; April 12, 1907, the jury, disagree!.
XNOt - tin ui . .January , isu&. was a
second trial begun;, the ; intervenes
eight months saw no pause in, digging
over the sewer-mud of prurient de-
tails.. Efforts" were unceasing to free
the '.prisoner or to secure for him
privileges not usually accorded to
men accused of murder.
Jng earned the thanks
of the com-
I Tuesday, Aug. 3, 1909.
JofcOMING TO )o
fC R-I ffl
iminity'by' 'xpodI;iUng the retrial; stHr
it was .not 'tuitil February 1 that the
Jury acquitted Thaw on the ground
of -Insanity and he was sent to Maf
teawan. ' " ."" -
Here ihe case logically ended. The
best proof Thaw had given W an un
balanced mind was his disgust at the
mercy of the jury and the court. NAs
his own counsel said, he wanted
Judge Dowling to sentence him to a
tenderloin restaurant. Unwearying
efforts soon cecured his removal from
the asylum. to a jail de luxe in Dutch
ess county. Three supreme court dis
tricts of the state of New York and
two of its appellate divisions he has
wearied with incessant demands, ap
peals, and motions; the courts of the
state of Pennsylvania have not es
caped the insistence and ingenuity of
his counsel. "
Now, 18 months after. the merciful
disKsit.ion of the case, he is still
struggling for freedom, and to justify
tils further detention the seemingly im
possible feat is performed of unearth
ing fresh testimony of sexual perver
sion and moral rottenness.
The British courts have recently
shown how a murder case Involving
wide publicity may be handled. On
July 1 Sir William Curzon Wyllle and
Dr. Lalcala Dhinagri, a young Hindoo,
who, like Thaw, took vengeance into
his own hands and assumed the right
of judge, jury and executioner. Dhina
gri was committed July 10. He was
put on trial July. 23. The facts were
indisputable. His trial lasted one.
hour. No evidence was adduced of
"dementia Britannica." If he Is insane
t is a simple matter to ascertain the
fact out of court.
In his addiess one year ago before
the Virginia Bar association President
"I believe the greatest question now
before the American people is the im
provement of the administration of
justice, civil and criminal, both in the
matter of its prompt despatch and the
cheapening of its use."
Has there ever been a more con
f picuous example of the need of an
improvement in the administration of
justice" than this nauseating proced
ure? In seeking "prompt despatch
and the cheapening of the use" of the
machinery of justice, what better case
has the stats of New York had in many
years with which to prove the neces
sity of reform than that of Harry
" The Xew Tariff.
The new tariff bill, as it has finally
been recommended by the conferees
and passed by the house, is a pro
digious piece of patchwork. It will be
weeks and months before its ramifica
tions are understood, and then alone
it will be to experts. In a general way
it may be said that real progress in
the direction toward the revision for
which the people voted was not made
until the president had himself taken
a firm grasp on the situation and indi
cated to the "interests" that on a
show of hands he could find votes
enough to pass schedules which would
treat them with much less considera
tion. They were treated much better
than they should have been, but at
least they did not get all they hoped
for or desired.
There are some 400 printed pages
to the tariff bill, including the para
graphs which provide for its operation
and enforcement. In a legislative way
it represents really more than was
actually accomplished in the years of
Roosevelt. The fight is not yet over,
but the bill as it stands today will
practically be the one in force and ef
fect until the end of the Taft admin
istration. The election of a democrat
ic. congress next fall could bring about
amendments and recommendations ac
ceptable to the White house, but there
will be no further general revision of
Ihe tariff for the next four years.
Iu a general way it is but fair to
admit that the new bill is a revision
downward, although by no means to
the extent that the great American
consumer had hoped. The list of free
raw materials is slightly lengthened
and the sacred idol of protection is
shaken in its temple. Many schedules
however, have been advanced and the
trusts and interests have been pow
erfully and effectively represented at
all times. There are doubtless "jok
ers" and "riders" that only experts
can detect which will furnish some
grain of graft under the general guise
... The steel, Iron, oil, coal, lumber and
paper schedules are reduced consid
erably, and hides and wood pulp are
made free. Unfortunately the wool
and glove schedules remain practically
the same, and cotton and hosiery are
even advanced-. There will be no les
sening in the cost of the apparel of
the American consumer, and the wo
men of the land have received scant
recognition at the hands of the revis
ionists. ' . ' " :
The democrats will consent to a
business truce long enough to demon
strate that revision downward is a
good thing, and then they ' will pro
ceed on a campaign for ' revision by
the friends of-rcvision, rather than by
friends of the tariff.
THREE BIG ISSUES
DEMOCRATS WILL TAKE
BEFORE THE PEOPLE
Continued from Page One.)
lies of the generals who do nothing hut
draw their pay, and many of whom
served leBs than 24 hours, amounts to
I approximately $1,500,000 v
In the navy there are 250 officers
urawing salaries as rear admirals, of
which 225 are retired and 25 on-duty.'
Tho aggregate salary of the : retired
ear admirals amounts also to f 1,500,
000, approximately. - - .
Are 2SO nmr Admiral.
In the army 10. retired" lieutenant
generals draw individual, salaries of
$8,250 annually; SO major generals pull
down salaries of $(5,000. and 150 retirad
brigadier generals receive $5,625, all
of which is nice .for these retired offi
cers when their lot is compared to
that of the faithful government clerk
or letter carrier who serves all his
life in the government service, and in
the. end has to lok out for himself.
One hundred senior rear admirals
race the naval retired list. Thir
pension amounts to $(,iiot a year. One
hundred an J fifty retired junior reur
admirals draw $5,025 salaries.
These are some of the reasons why
the government is spending more
money t han at any other -period in lis
history, not excluding the days of the
civil war. '
The aggregate appropriations of tho
last Cleveland administration (fiscal
years of '1893 and 1897), amounted o
$1,574, 105.55G. The aggregate appro
priations for the last Roosevelt term
reached $3,214.99.198, or more than
twice the sum required to run the gov
ernment under Cleveland.
Under Cleveland the per capita ap
propriations for the army for four
yers were $1.35; for the navy, $1.54;
for fortifications, 20 cents; the average
per capita cost for the four years for
such service, $3.90.
Under the seco'nd Roosevelt admin
istration the per capita appropriations
for the army for the four year period
were $3.C;, more than two and one
half times the amount under Cleve
land; for the navy, $4.91, more than
three times the amount under Cleve
land; for fortifications, 32 cents," r
more than 50 increase over Cleveland.
The average per capita cost for the
three services under Roosevelt was
$8.90, two and one-fourth times :is
great as under Cleveland.
. A Girl's Way.
It was a sweltering summer after
noon. Algernon sat In the hammock.
and Claire occupied a wicker chair.
She was very pretty, and Algernon
was hopelessly in love, with her. He
was almost in despair as he sat look
ing at her playing with his henrt. and
he knew it.
"Oh. Claire:" he pleaded. . "Why are
j ou so cold?" . ...
"I am not. Aisle." she protested.
"You are. Claire." he Insisted.
"And I say just as positively that I
"Claire. Claire:" he cried. "How
ran you say that when you know you
have treated me like"
"Oh." she interrupted, fanning her-
elf lazilv meanwhile. "I thought you
were talking' about' the' weather. Ai
de." LI ppi ccott's.
A Brussels merchant advertised for
a servant. One applicant pleased him.
The terms and outings were arranged.
ivben the girl asked. "Who washes the
dishes?" Taken aback, the merchant
asked her to repeat her question. The
ulrl did so without turning a hair.
"Madame washes the dishes, and 1
dry them." replied the merchant. "Can
you play the piano V" he asked.'
"No." was the reply. -.
"Then I am afraid you will not suit,"
said the merchant. The girl retired
with a dignified air. With a politeness
which is described as exquisite she
turned to the merchant and-said. "To
morrow I shall take lessons at the con
servatory, and as soon as 1 begin to
make progress 1 will call again!" This
story is certified as authentic Throne
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The Prince of Merchants.
JOHN WANAMAKER is a lover of superlatives; he likes big enterprises;
not for mere Bize, but simply that a good work is bettered by en
larging. He is the head of two of the largest department stores la the
country and is now, by new buildings, made both marvellously larger; he
Is the leader and inspiration of Bethel Sunday School, the largest on the
continent ; he is one of the largest advertisers in the country, and, not wish
ing to have death break his record, carries ? 1,500,000 on his life the largest
Insurance policy in America.
This man of big things.who sums up his sixty-nine years In four words?
"Thinking, .trying, toiling and trusting," is a great respecter of the day of
little things, feeling that the duty o- opportunity nearest at hand can always
te made a stepping-stone to higher ideals.
. He was born in Philadelphia, of German and Huguenot ancestry. When
a lad of five he helped make bricks turning them over in the sun so they
would be baked on both sides. When he had time he went to school ard
though it was not much of an education he got he made the most of it. ;
At fourteen he was an errand boy. at $1.50 a week, with eyes open
studying details. He then went into the clothing business as a salesman,
later as proprietor. About this time he was owner and editor of "Everybody's-
Journal." which may give a clue to the name of the present
"Everybody's Magazine" started by him about forty years later. .
He was deeply interested in Young Men's Christian Association work
and was Secretary of the local society. In 1868 he founded Bethany College
and in the Centennial year he opened the store that has evolved into hia
present Mg Philadelphia enterprise. He did new things, vitalized business
methods by marking prices in plain figures where there was no bartering, for
the price was fixed; introduced the exchange system for women with second
thoughts, extended the delivery methods and worked other reforms. . .
While Postmaster-General under Harrison he gave a good business ad
ministration, learned the needs of the service thoroughly, mastered postal
problems, and possibilities, solved the first and realized the second as far
as time would permit and official red-tape did not deter. In politics Mr.
Wanamaker has been a courageous foe to the "machine" and into all his
work, business, religion and politics puts the same enterprise, energy and
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The Argus Daily Shbrt Story
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nou must ue very nice to her, Ted,"
said Mrs. Wainwrigut thoughtfully.
"Indeed, you must nyiuopolize ber
while she's here."
Ted Barrington blew out a cloud of
smoke and smiled lazily.
'Must 1. now. Annette?" he said.
"Why fore and wherefore?"
"She's dangerous.'1 said Mrs. Waln
wright. with the air of one imparting
select and exclusive confidences.
"She's a disturbing element. 1 rely
on you to keep the peace of the house
while she's here. Fact is, Teddy, deir,
she's a most incorrigible and heartless
flirt The last time she was here she
left 4u her train a cohort of heartsick
swains that was positively appalling.
It's perfectly dreadful to have a jolly
little bouse party disrupted as that one
Barrington squinted his eye thought
fully as be looked away to the great
blue bulk of the hills rising iu the dis
tance against a perfect sky.
"And so, Annette, I am to be the sac
rifice, as it were, am I?" he chuckled
good naturedly. "Won't somebody else
do? I'm lazy. I'm having the time of
my life here just being lazy."
"1 have come to you." said she with
deep conviction, "because you are oue
of tbe few men 1 know whom I believe
can remain heart whole under all cir
cumstances. Oh. don't look so conceit
ed about it. The ghastly truth of the
matter is Ihat you are much too in
dolent and self sat is tied to fall in love.
Therefore 1 make this appeal."
"Oh. if you put It that way now."
said lie Iu mock protest.
. "I do." said she. "You must, as I
say. monopolize her while she's here.
Make her think she has made a con
quest Take her sailing and motoring
and riding, understand? Make her
think your case Is very, very des
perate." "Oh, you women you scheming, far
sighted women T" be complained. "Set
your fluttering heart at rest, Annette.
For old sake's sake I'll do my best.
When Is she comiug?
"This afternoon. Hubbard has gone
down In the trap to meet her."
A rumble of wheels sounded In the'
uuunuy. - a imp urawii uy a smuri.
cob turned luto the drive. Mrs. Waln
wright - nodded meaningly toward it
and withdrew, and Barrington, turn
ing his lazy eyes toward the drive,
saw iu the approaching trap a vision
of wary hair and pink cheeks and
flowing veil that was not at ail unat
tractive. "Well., well." said the unimpression
able Barrington. "it's not such an aw-
ful th!ng to be the appointed sacrifice,
An hour later Mrs. Walnwright was
presenting htm to the girl, and some
thing iq .the older .woman's eyes warn-
hntn hV Rraillrw Sfnitirt N.b Vrv.fc
By Richard Barker Shelton.
Associated Literary Press.
ed Harrington that his duties were to
Ix'g'in at once. Therefore be stepped
nobly Into the breach. . ' .
"jd. 1 say. .Miss tiray " said be, "are
you fond of motoring? .You are?
Good! Walnwright has a little peach
of a car in the garage. Supnose I get
it out and show you how it can take
the hills round here."
"Oh. jolly!" she declared.
They motored until dinner time, and
at the after dinner bridge Miss Gray
was Barrington's partner. And the
following days he followed out Mrs
Wainwright'a injunctions to the letter.
"Ted. you are perfectly splendid.
she declared one evening as he sat
smoking on the veranda.
"Always glad to oblige, Annette," be
"Yoi do it so well I almost think
sometimes you're not at oil averse to
the role I've assigned you," she said
"I'm much too indolent to fall in
love. I'm safe." he said in the same
Mrs. Walnwright leaned anxiously
toward him. "Ted, do be careful.
she warned him. "I didn't think for
"You are quite' on the wrong tack
Annette." he said composedly. "Your
suspicions are utterly without, founda
tion. Where on earth did you ever get
such childish Ideas?"
Yet Mrs. Walnwright. once in her
own room, sat looking out thoughtful
ly. And at last, more perturbed than
she cared to admit, she tapped on her
"Tom." she confessed uneasily as
her big husband, swathed in a gor
geous bath wrap, opened the door,
believe I've made a mess of things.
"Well." he said cheerfully, "you're
not without precedent iu the matter.
Annette. How have you done It? Un
"It's Ted and Francesca Gray. I
"You moan you're afraid he's lost his
bead? Tom Walnwright asked. "Non
sense nothing - of the ktnd; . not
symptom of It. Go to sleep, Annette
He'll take care of himself.
.Mrs? Walnwright felt .decidedly
heartened, but when, two days.Jater,
she fouud Ted Barrington all alone by
the o(1 snndil Jn the garden8 behind
the house, his bauds clinched and his
face hard, a quick fear and an equal
ly swift contrition gripped her heart
He had not heard hr noiseless ap
proach. She hurried to his side. At
the sound of ber steps he looked vp
and grinned rather sheepishly.
"Ted," she cried. "I . know it now.
There Is no use denying it"
"Why this commiseration. spilled for
unworthy me?" -be said, with an at
tempt at nonchalance.
"1 saw your face Just now."
"Oh, did you?" , . - ,
"You'dj better . confess., said shfc
Maybe l can
help you." '
"Vou're ouite right. Annette." be
said anietly-so quietly that It cut her
to the -quick. '"The imposswie nas
come to pass. My case is aesperate."
"Has she refused, then, ana laughed
at you ?" she asked anxiously
She has not" said he. "ana please
heaven she'll never get. the chance. I
think 1 know how to make a graceful
exit from a mighty trying situation.
I've said no word of it to her, nor
shall 1. I couldn't quite stand having
1.1-11 ' .
her refuse nie. I renuy couiuu i, An
nette. She's goinn away this after
noon. 1 think I can boia iuy uugue
Mrs;, Walnwright arose without a
word and left him. Ten minutes later
she .was back again. He '"s still
slttingthere by the sundial.
'You're a brute," she annonncea flat
ly and uncompromisingly. .';- " '
Harrington stared at her.
"Haven't you any eyes in your
bead?" she demanded almost angrily.
Harrington frowned. "My dear An
nette," said he. very niuen puzziea.
this is not nt all like you."
Long and searchingly and also dis
approvingly Mrs. Walnwright looted
Well." she said at last, "I have Just
seen Franceses, and If you are worth
the tears she's wasting on you 1 m
very much mistaken. She may have
been heartless before, but if you had
any eyes, as I said before" .
"Huh:" Barrington interrupted her.
Say. where is she where is she. An
nette? Down by the river, you say :
A brown streak that might have
been Ted Barrington went tearing
across the lawn In the direction of the
river. Airs. Walnwright sat watching
him with shining eyes,
He Knew What They Would Do.
Sir Charles Locock. who was the
physician attending Queen Victoria at
a certain period of her reign, was once
commanded by her majesty to pro
ceed to Berlin and report on the con
dition of her daughter, the crown pnn
cess. On the return trip, stopping at
Dover for a hasty luncheon, he was
enabled to snatch a glass of poor
sherry and a piece of questionable
After tbe train had pulled out and
Sir Charles had been locked in his com
partment he began to feel drowsy and
to fear that faintness was overtaking
him. Immediately he thought to him
"They will find me In a faint on the
floor and bleed me for a fit. and I
need nil my blood to digest this pork
"- Thereupon he hurriedly drew out his
pencil, wrote on a piece of paper and
stne-k. it In the band or his hat. Then
he resigned himself to the deep sieep
that came upon him. He did not wake
until the tram had pulled Into the
London station, and. still dazed by tr.s
slumber, he jumped into a carriage
nd was driven home.
Tbe grins of the servants and the
exclamation of bis wi:'e were followed
by the inquiry from one of the chil
dren, "Oh. papa, what have you got
in your hat?"
Then be remembered his experience
on tbe train. Taking off bis hat. be
removed the large white paper on
which he had scribbled this petition
to the general public:
"Don't bleed me. Its only a fit of
Indigestion' from eating some con
founded pork pie!"
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There is no action of your daily
life of greater importance than to see
that your bowels move. They should
move at least once a day naturally,
and by that is meant without any help.
If they do not move at least once a
day you can consider yourself con
stipated and it is time you did some
thing about it , '
You wlU be glad to know there
is a way out of the difficulty. Lem
uel Landerdale, an old soldier at Qulncy
III.. Elmer McMillan, of Speed. MoT. K
Monahan. of Stonewall. Misa7 and many
others were as you are now. Butone
day they awoke to the fact Sit i?r
Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin waicurto? their
friends, so they bought it too and It
constipation is no worse than thSIi 1
of whom had it since '61. U Snly rSuSSS
for you to realize that salts areh?
temporary good, and what Vou want Is I
permanent cure; that purKatlv? tiu.
cathartic pills and such fV& HS?!:
make a great show of doing somethinV
but do nothing that is lastinl. oijd
weir. Syrup Pepsin Is .a Bcientifl?v: .
ration, a laxative-tonic, a Sffff
D -ei8ln in a -- --
It's iny fauit, anyway
nquid that contains ingredients that not I 7 - ... . - -
pnly cure the constipation, but taH ??i ... i
lefIl?1 "Ifi -that- they leara ' Be,nS opinionated is extremely com
irWoayg ,0AP SKS fortable. for yourself anyhow,
price of 60 centi, and there ffl f " -
ue itsrwonderfuliueata Not taking tte trouble to understand
and bowel troubles. in old or vm, Uver. toesn't explain, anything to the jury.
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If there is anvthin. .Vi
your ailment that you don't . v ? '
aSyemediiOil.y0U want 'PopI who make trouble hare only 5
to the doctor, and hem them8e,Tes to blame If they don't get
answer you fully. Timr. V. 11 to suit them. , .
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r VACAA ' i. SMITH
THE PET OF CIRCUMSTANCES.
A MAN may vow with solemn voice -That
bo and bo he'll do.
And then some little circumstance
Comes wandering- Into view, -Borne
trifle that appears to be ;
No larger than a -dot "
And then his plans go all awry '
- As If the same were not. . .
With resolutions written out
In bold and lifelike hand "
He thinks he Is prepared to go
The way that he has planned,'
But when the day Is still so young
That It is hardly born
The resolutions often look '
Quite helpless and forlorn.' .
We cannot orderjfortli our Jlvea -. '
Aa though they were a meal -"
We ordered at a restaurant .1 .; .
Soup, eelerg-'and veal. ...
We plan to go a certain Way '- t - .
Some special goal to gain, . ..
And when at length-we sally forth
It's on a different .train. . ' '. '
' : ' ' - ' -
A man both resolute and strong
And on an easy grade . . '
May some times, good connections make
With plans that he has made.
But In most cases out of ten .
Ail he can-do is wait --- '. . '
And be the tool of circumstance.
An easy mark foi fata. .:. . .''-,
Depended on the Vehicle.;,
"You said this place was only fwenry
minutes. from the city." said tbe pro
spective purchaser, looking over1 tbe
lovely but lonely suburb.-- ''
"So it is." said tbe imperturbable
"But it took hie an hour to get here.
"How did you coniet"..;.: : t : -
"By train." . -
"I meant by airship.
"She Is feeling very miserable.".
"No; she says her husband doesn't,
understand her." ;
"Doesn't she talk the". English lan
guage?" . . ,- , .
"You would think so If you beard
"What did you say?" . f -" ;
"Oh, nothing. Just talking to my
self." . .'
"Why, how nice!- . .
"To chose a subject that you can
understand." r; r- - .- - - -
' "She is "grow
ing -more like her
mother -e t e rj
day."J " ' '
"Yes," said the
protid. father. . .
"You bad no
ticed It? '
"Sure. She Is
for . money .
"I see the king and' the emperor
opened a ferry." ... -' -
"Was that all they opened??-
"The report didn't mention anything
else." . . :. i '
"It wasn't necessary. .
Want Supplied. . . , .
Oh, wad some power the giftle gte ua
To see oursel's as It hers see us.
It wad fra mony a blunder free ua .
And mony a sob! J .
Now. lovely woman heaven bless her!
Knows how It Is. for each professor,'
Not caring how it may-distress her,
la on the job. .
- Felt Like Ten..
"My. how important he is!"
"It's a shame the way they treated
"What did thpy do to him?"
"Only counted him once in the cen
sus." No Surcease.
"That man annoys roe continually,"
"Why don't yon have him arrested?"
"What for?"- .
"That you may have peace." .
"Then some one else would annoy
' Quick Work.' "
He monkeyed with the buwsaw,
And now his hand la lighter " - V
At least by half a finger's length. "
But he's a short hand writer. .
PERT PARAGRAPHS. . "
Yhen a man's energy Is greater than
his brain power he gets Into ' serious
uis vi am
One robin doesn't make a spring, but
the cat that it does.