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THE EAGLE: WEDNESDAY, MCKMBCR 25 ltt"ñ.
11 ;.ioo:lyn keeps a little notion stole ;.ml sells candies. The children see the vnrrot there and the parrot is speedily ;;old and taken away as soon as it can .-..ay two or three things. Then the widow's lonelinesscomesoverherngain r.nd she comes in search of another pupil in feathers. She pets three times oh much as she paid for the bird and if it learns rapidly and has quite a num ber of words or sings a song she gets even more." So after all even Polly has a mission. TOLD BY THE THUMBS. WATER THAT E,.. -LODED. A Bartender's Experience Under Fire of a fusillade of Seltzer. "Do you know," said Billy Clark, of the Grand hotel, to a Cincinnati Times Star reporter, as a big seltzer bottle fizzed and two or three men on the out side elevated a foot each on the railing and looked on, "that these seltzer water bottles will explode easily?" And the three men each puta foot down on the lioor aud moved slightly away. "Sometimes just the temperature of the hand will do it, the warm hand, placed against it while bringing it from a cold room, or sometimes while lifting it one will strike it itgainwt the counter and it will explode and the metal top will be driven with great force by the pas. One time, while at theGibson, I refused to give a man a drink. He took it very much to heart and went away vowinjy he would get even with me. I had turned about as he went out and had my back to him. Suddenly there cam' a sound like a pistol shot. I tried to turn around and couldn't, and I was sure the man had carried his threat into effect and liad shot me. Directly 1 iind myself now sweeping the line following that explosion came another and another, and there was a rapid r.uc cession of explosions. Then I luew the man had 0)cnrd a regular fnr.!l!:uie on me, and yet I was riveted to t'.:e F?ol. I could not stir. I thought 1 had Lee:, paralyzed byabullet. Cometo lind cut. one of these seltzer water bottles h; ti.e uul when your attention has once been far end of the counter had exploded and the concussion had started tlic other., until all had exploded that were on that shelf. And the man had gone' frequent umong men; but take the nv away and I never saw him again. Lik I never will forget my experience o I that night, when I was sure I had been shot." An Alleged Indication of Nervous De rangement That Is Observed Commonly. " lien 1 went to a nerve specialist llrst," said a man who was once nu in- m-, r alid, "he told me that one way to judge I íiree UlaSSeS Oí IVI n of the condition of a person's nerves was to watch his thumbs. Ever since th titU' of fl ni'at ' )atrated volume I hat time I have found the greatest nave jllt iued Airmen. It (five- n i'aeination in looking at people's plain language the effects fulluwii thumbs. The doctor said that if they youthful iude.-crulions and liUtercxcess.- !.:oveu involuntarily outward it was a ea u.s Seminal Weakness, Iniiiotenev. n that the nerves of that man or v ornan were not in the best condition. Drains ami Losses, Vericucele, Atrophy or un.levelopiuent, aid points out an a., 0ua .,,.:, vy n !., ., .,.. .,,i tt in y nun "iirr irrn muni nun cure hi WtUl Dim V''UO!LV 11JC 111 U WUI, IllIU 11 thut doctor's test is a good one t here is ,,01,,e without Dkuos on Hummus. It a surprising number of people in his a'ao explains the cause and eureof Klieti town whose nerves need looking after, nmtism, Sciatica, Lumbago, Kidney There arc few among the women who do Complaints, etc., wi-hout medicine. It i.ot involuntarily move the thumbs out- H fm;, mithful resume of mv thirtv ward at intervals of every few minutes, V(W w)llit.r. i i tiiM,.i.rimi .'.( t.ttracted to it the process of watching . r .. t.u-,r gloved hands grows very interest- oro1' "'T pnfff.lM1 V"? vs. I have found the habit much less weakness should read it and know just where he stands. It is sent free, sealed, nafre number of women in a cable ear by mail upon request. uul it will be a surprise to you to see WIDOWS TAKE TO PARROTS. Folly Is a Great Favorite with tho Tono Women. Parrots have never been suspected of having a mission in life but one linn been discovered for them in Broo1 l; u. An attendant in a shop where imimub and birds are the stock in trade wiw asked if all the parrots th:it talked v.eio trained by sailors, savR the New York World. . ".Not at nil," he snid. "If you should come in here during the week follow ing the arrival of a cargo of parrots you would .soon find out that there nic a lot of women in New York who make it almost a profession to train panoli. The best customers we have, hov ever, are Brooklyn widows. There is one woman who conieB in after nhiiotsl. every cargo we receive and buys at least one or two parrots, sometimes more, which she intends to teach to talk. The women who do that nre mostly widows. How do I know. Why, they tell us so. And why do you sup pose they want the parrots? It's for company, they say. They say they are lonely and the parrots are company, because after they talk to them enough the parrot talks Lack. "That is why widows like parrots better than eai nrirs. they say. One in how many of them indulge unconscious ly in this little habit. I only hope it does not mean anything as serious as H might iudicate if that nerve special ist's diagnosis was a good one." DR. SANDEN, 92B 19th St., Denver, Col. 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