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Newsy Items Gathered from All Farts of the World. PREPARED FOR THE BUSY CIADER Less Important but Not Less Inter esting Happenings from Points Outside the State. The Spanish revolt may spread to Madrid. The czar is in France visiting with President Fallieres. Count Zeppelin has made a flight of 220 miles in his airship. Major Burnham his found evidence in Mexico of an extinct race. Governor Shallenberger and a party of 50 will tour the Pacific coast. Chicago school authorities are to do away with high school societies. A streetcar strike involving every line in the city threatens Chicago. The Chinese vice consul in New York has been murdered by a crazy Chinaman. A daring robber held up a Vancou ver, B. C, bank in broad day, but se cured only $100. Spokane police will overlook the anti-cigarette law during the National Irrigation congress. The king and queen of Great Britain reviewed the great naval pageant, which was made up of a line of war ships seven miles long. An explosion of gasoline at St. Paul caused the death of five persons and the injury of seven other. A four story building was also destroyed. Goldfield, Nev., mines with a capital of over $19,000,000 have been consoli dated. The ant-Diaz riots in Mexico are said to have been started by expelled students. The French talk of other powers helping Spain in Morocco, where the situation is serious. A Denver man has received a de mand from blackmailers for $10,000 with death as an alternative. Chiccgo is experiencing the hottest weather of the year and there are doz ens of deaths and prostrations. A gang which has been systemati cally smuggling goods across the line has been broken up at Vancouver, B. C. Wright's aeroplane has successfully passed another government test, mak ing 42 miles an hour with a passen ger. The Colombian congress wants to know why President Reyes left the country and then sent in his resigna tion. Terror and tragedy are supreme in Spain. Burning buildings have turned night into day at Barcelona and it re quire a constant vigilance by troops to prevent further trouble. A storm off the German coast has caused great damage to shipping. The Great Northern is planning sev eral extensions in Pacific Coast states. Northwestern senators fought to the last to secure a higher tariff on rate on lumber. Another hot wave is spreading over the East, causing many deaths and prostrations. The sugar trust may have to pay a fine of $750,000 for absobrbing a Penn sylvania refinery. A California man has fasted 30 days and as he does not feel hungry will not eat until he does. A Chicago man has figured out that the Windy City will have a population of 5,000,000 in 1940. A moral crusade has started in Chi cago and 20 divekeepers have been in dicted as a beginning. Bleriiot, who successfully crossed the English channel', is willing to enter a race with the Wright brothers. The Italian king has announced that he will send the princes of the royal blood to visit Italian colonies in North and South America. President Rafael Reyes, of Colom bia, has resigned. Crete has raised the Greek flag and declared independence of Turkey. The United States Steel corporation has increased the dividends on its com mon stock. French Socialists have protested against the proposed visit of the czar to France. Colonel Leopold Markbreit, ex-minister to Bolivia and mayor of Cincin nati, is dead. A coal train on the Denver & Rio Grande ran away in Utah, but the crew escaped unhurt The Wright aeroplane has a device to prevent accidents in case the ma chine should fall in water. Senator Stone, of Missouri, has been arrested at Baltimore for striking a negro waiter who did not serve the senator just to suit him. Tourist travel to the Yellowstone park is so heavy that all hotels are full and the Oregon Short Line has stopped traffic to that place temporarily. INTERURBAN CARS MEET. Collision Near Coeur d'Alene Results in Death of 13. Spokane, Wash., Aug. 2. Thirteen persons were killed and 88 more or less seriously injured in a head-on trolley car collision Saturday afternoon, at Coldwell, on the Spokane and Coeur d'Alene branch of the Spokane & Idaho railway, 25 miles east of Spokane. Ollna'S of the line have not made a statement as to responsibility for the wreck. It is said the eastbound train did not take a sidetrack as it had been ordered. It is incomprehensible why the motormen did not avoid the col lision, as the accident cccurred on a straight track. The motorman of the westbound train is among the dead. Both trains were running at a high speed, especially the westbound train, and were presumably beyond control. The wrecked cars were ground to gether in one confused mass. The in juries are of all kinds. Legs and arms are broken and heads ar.d bodies are crushed. Bruises and scratches from splintered wood and broken glass are numerous, and internal hurts, which it is feared will swell the list of fatalities, were infliccted. The first car of the train, the smok er, was so smashed that nothing but the trucks remained. It was crowded with men and scarcely one of them es caped alive and uninjured. This is the first serious wreck in the history of the road. The track was cleared in about an hcur and a half. PEOPLE IN PANIC. Repeated Shocks in Mexico Add to Earthquake Damage. City of Mexico, Aug. 2. With the people absolutely frightened and trem bling in terror from their awful exper ience in Friday's earthquake shocks, five distinct ehocks were felt again Saturday, and the damage Friday is light compared with the damage Satur day. All communication was cut off from Chilpancingo, Acapulco and Eurround ing towns by the quakes, after it Was restored following Friday's shocks, but information of the serious nature of the shocks came through before the wires went down. In every instance the frightened operators at the keys in the stricken towns, talking to the equally frightened operators in the capital, declared "the town is com pletely wrecked," or words to that effect. The operator at Chilpancingo, capital of the state of Guerrero, reported that tne palace of Governor Damien Flores, which had been partially wrecked, com pletely tumbled down, "but that the family had left its crumbling walls. The shocks here were more severe than the former ones were, and not an American and but few foreigners re mained indoors. The parks and plazas are crowded to overflowing and. many people are in actual want of food. OSAKA IN RUINS. ' Important Japanese City Is Swept by Terrible Conflagration. Osaka, Japan, Aug. 2. At 6 o'clock yesterday morning the terrible confla gration which has reduced to ashes a large portion of this city was under control. Up to that hour 13,000 build ings bad been destroyed. An area four miles square was swept by the flames. A fire which threatened to destroy this city started at 4 o'clock Saturday morning. At 9:30 Saturdav nitrhr. the fire had consumed one-fifth of the town. The firemen who had been fighting all day, were completely exhausted and troops were calkd out to assiBt in the nre ngnting ana to preserve order in the city. The exact amount of damace rionp by the flames cannot be estimated at present, Dut tne total will be large. A number of Dersons have been killed and seriously injured by, the fire. UsaKa is one of the "imperial cities" of JaDan. and is one of the mnnt im. portant manufacturing and commercial cities of the empire. It shelters al most three-quarters of a million peo ple. The largest of the Buddhist tem ples, for which the city is famous among travelers, covers an enormous area. The chief Dublic hnildincr of Osaka is the palace, built of stone in io3. Ordered to Take Offensive. Madrid, Aug. 2. At Melilla the Moors are DreDarintr for a new attack upon the Spaniards, but Genera Mari na has been instructed that as soon as the big army is concentrated he should assume the offensive, march out of Melilla and strike a decisive blow. Work of reinforcing Melilla is occupy ing the War department. King Alfon bo today visited Gafateofoto to inspect artillery , corps bound for the front. The fund for the war victims is grow ing. Queen Victoria today contributed $3,000 and the Queen mother $2,000. Thousand Chinese Drowned. Pekin, Aug. 2. A government dis patch from the flooded district in Man churia this morning says that not less than 1,000 lives have been lost in the vicinity of Kirin. The flood is 20 feet deep over a large area and the proper ty loss cannot be estimated. As the waters are still rising the extent of the calamity cannot be reckoned for sever al days. The Yalu bank, where large sums of money were on deposit, is re ported to have been swept away. Adverse News Suppressed. San Sebastian. Spain. Auc 2 m way of the French frontier.) No news is allowed to be Dublished from R lona, except that favorable to the gov ernment, but reliable private reports say that the revolutionists still hold a large part of the city and that the ar tillery has not succeeded in driving them out. MEXICO HAS QUAKE Area Over 1,000 Miles Square is Devastated by Trembler. TIDAL WAVE ADDS TO HORROR Hundreds of People Have Lost Their Lives and Many Towns Are Completely Destroyed- Mexico City, Mexico, July 31. Hun dreds of lives were lost, innumerable persons were injured and great prop erty loss resulted from earthquakes which Bhook the entire Southern part of Mexico, extending from Oaxaca on the Southeast to Acapulco on the Pa cific coast, which was partially devas tated at 4 o clock yesterday morning. Eleven dead are reported in this citv. and 52 bodies have been recovered at Chilpancingo. Adding to the horror of the quake a tidal wave swept the city of Acapulco, carrying down the bamboo houses which line, the shore, with hundreds of occupants, who were unable to escape. Most of these, it is said, were women and children. Driven panic-stricken from their homes by the quake, it was some time before the inhabitants realized the predicament of the families in the poorer quarter. Fires which started gained a good headway, and these added to the death list. The total number of dead in Acapulco is not known, it being difficult to get details from there tonight over Federal wires. About 100 miles inland from Aca pulco the towns of Taluca, Puebla, Horles and Chilpancingo, the capital of the state of Guerrero, also suffered. A runner reached Chilpancingo with a report that the town of Mazatlan, a near seaport, which was only recently swept by fire, was again devastated. The people there had only commenced to rebuild, and the damage, therefore, was not as great as it otherwise would have been. Reports have also been received from Reopan, Zapate, Providencia, Atoyac, Ayutla and Chilpa, and it is said seve ral people were killed in each place, while there wa3 also a great loss of property. Iguala, Teloloapan, Cocula, Cutzamala, Amatepec, Saltepec and other towns north of the Balsas river suffered. Some of these reports have reached the city by native runners, or have been received from the territories by Federal wires. The shock was felt as far as Oaxaca on the Southeast, and great rumblings are reported in the ground in many places, while the quake threw many bridges out of plumb on the Ouerna vacal railroad. Many of the towns where damage is reported are practi cally isolated, having only runners as a means of communication with the out side world. Every effort is being made to get details of casualties, but it may be weeks until, official reports are received by mail. Acapulco is in the earthquake zone, and many temblors have been experi enced there, but the present one. which was followed by a tidal wave, is said to be the most destructive in the his tory of the seaport. In the tidal wave several craft in the harbor, it is said, were sunk, increasing the loss of life. Vast Area Feels Earthquake. Mexico CitV. Julv 31. Central Mot. ico, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and from Querato on the north to Oax aca on the south, an area of more than 1,000 square miles, was shaken yester day by a series of the most severe earthquake shocks felt in the region for a quarter of a century. The lower part of Acapulco, the whole of Chilpan cingo and probably the other towns were totally destroyed. Reports of the loss of life are scattering, but it is cer tain that hundreds must have perished in the coast cities and in the interior towns. Heney Off for Interior. Seattle, July 31. The steamer Ohio, from Alaska today, brought news that Francis J. Heney, the San Francisco prosecutor, who left Cordova on the Ohio, went ashore at 3 ed .overland via Skagway for White norse, lUKon Territory, on the Yukon river. General J. Franklin Bell, chief Of Staff. U. S. A., also left tha st-como. at Juneau and started on a short trip ro interior Alaska. The steamer Cot tage .CitV. which arrived from AlooLo last night, brought $240,000 in gold Duuion. Millions for San Pedro. Los Angeles, July 31. Fortifica tions costing possibly $6,000,000 will be located around San Pedro harbor if the government can secure the neces sary sites for a satisfactory fort. This was brought out today at a meeting between Brigadier General Arthur Murray, chief of the Coast artillerv. and representatives of the harbor com mission. The question of buying the site was left with the local engineer ing otnee. Cuban Cabinet Resigns. Havana, July 31. The cabinet cri sis, which for some time has been im pending, reached a climax today, when all the minister and the presidential secrteary resigned. The action of the cabinet was taken after a conference with the avowed purpose of expressing loyalty to the president and relieving him of the embarrassment of making removals. The Pate of By RUPERT SARGENT HOLLAND Author of The Count at Harvard," etc. Copyright, 1908. by J. B. Llpplncott Company. All rights reserved. CHAPTER IV. I happened to be sitting in my den, writing, the following afternoon, when glancing out of the big window that looks up the beach, I caught sight of a woman walking near the water. I picked up my binoculars and focussed them on her. It proved to be Miss Grnhsm, dressed in a .11!... j - i I k. riuillK-uanil, mill Willi n urunu itrii uat on her head. Slie was walking in a somewhat aimless fashion, skirting the waves as though she were playing with them. I saw her glance once at the Ship and once in the direction of my house. I put down the glasses and laid my papers aside. When I went down-stairs I routed Charles out of a sound sleep in the kitchen. "Po you remember how to make tea good tea?" I aked him. "Yes, Mr. Felix. Aren't you feeling well, sir?" "Quite well. Please make some tea that shall be ready to serve in about an hour, and get out a box of those salty biscuits. Set the small table In the dining-room out in front of the door, with two chairs, and be ready to serve a lady and myself." "Yes, Mr. Felix." Charles showed no surprise, though he had never received such an order since we had been at Alas tair. I picked lip a cap. and left the house. As 1 did so I noticed that Miss Graham had stopped walking and was gathering shells. Half way to her. and she was still absorbed In the shells, which are quite unusually beautiful here; three quarters of the way, and she was still playing with them. I had almost reached her. nnd was raising my cap to speak, before she turned and saw me. A flush of surprise rose to her cheeks. "(Jowl afternoon." "Good afternoon, Mr. ITermit. Am I poaching on your preserves? "Not In the least . I make you free of the city." There was a light in her blue eves which I discovered that I remembered, but a found her riding-habit , new and wonderfully prepossessing. I was taking stock of it when she interrupted me. "I left my horse tied back In the woods. Haven't yon ever seen a riding habit before?" "Yes. I beg your pardon, but it's so very becoming." Again the quick flush, and an instant's look at the sand. Then she laughed and shook her rldlng-crop playfully at me. 'Beware. Mr. Hermlf m iu. .... uiuu UJIKIll ay a thing like that, but I expect other imiiKs irom you. That's one of the pen alties of your position : you must be dif ferent. I look for the flavor of romance and adventure at Alastnir" Rh i ii at my puzzled face. "Shall I go back home again?" "No. I will try to remember. Did you come to see the sunset from the cliff?" "Yes. My aunt has a headache and has stayed in bed all day. I bribed our waiter to save me a little supper and send It up to my room at 8 o'clock, so you see I'm free of the club and din ner. She snoke imnnloi,-..!,. t i aglnen she mieht lr n,i I c--- ...... .j uiiiigB, ana fglanced at me whimsically to see of what i was imnKing. she had some of the artlessness of a child playing truant from school. "I do W .,i.i - nuimu vuu voli tions, such as chaperons," she added, "es- irevumjf in summer. We walked past my cottage, which Miss Graham looked at with much curi osity, aski ni me a Tiiniflra about it how I had discovered It, why I had bought it, how it was fashioned in side, and how I did my marketing. I told her I had the same butcher they had at the club. "Oh !" she said. "I half hoped you lived by huntimr and finliino. k... t pose you'd rather indulge In ocaaional "I'd rnthap lit, ... ... rn, , u.ai way, sam 1, "but paries, my man, wouldn't like that. He ua a very cultivated palate." When we came to the top of the cliff I felt like another Balboa discovering the Pacfic. In front of us la, the entrance to the river, the sloping away of the dunes to the low. levol rm. ..r " j. . . wl uieauow- grass, and the distant background of the SiTi aud tbere ,he fleI(l8 dotted with beach marshmallow. windfalls i.,., v,aK; along the sedgy banks grew clumps of cnr-tnlie i. , - , - uruwn pen nons stiff like so much bronze. At a lit- mmi.ng-stage. where the river had hollowed out a harbor in the bank, rode my cat-boat, the sail tightly furled, the mast rock in? amtv w. , , , " " mi uae. as we looked a flock of sand-snipe row from the tall rank grasses beyond the river and spread themselves like a sail against the western sky. Nature never looked so ab solutely, peaceful. Look," I said: a heron, red-leceed white-bodied. row Um .i. ' . , ,eM: - mi acugea and flapped his way up the stream. He called . uic, a low, plaintive cry "It is beautiful." .i.i .u. I.'., don't wonder that you love It " "Look." I said j ,he sun's kaleidoscope was changing, the pale yellows deepen- ., vuiumg iu reus, to orantre to brilliant, blnzinc ' . fDge?.' hilled and softened; red .nd yellow . ,nllK. lue WIor of let again, d the whole west was gold yi with a purple bonier, and then as the purple a ned anrt u ,. .. . .i . R 1 we could Z L?rR. Pi- butted against -"fi""f n r. Ihey come, the armies come:" I cried See the stears. ti. j . viCTiea uorse nien. see the banners in the rear'" I tlltnr1 anI I. V . uci eyes were 8h n nc exulting , the beauty of the scene Then we were s,1,m for a time, until the blazS had sof ened and the battle dropped to a . - j-' .r. I found a sent f..- i... -.. , .... mjself beside it " ""U ntetCiM loeee . c o o lastair e o e e o o "Tell me what you think," she said "the stories you make up when you come here night after night." I had known how that view of the sun set quiets, yet I was surprised to find ber so still and calm. It seemed as though we had known each other for some time. I have romanced to myself Idly from that cliff when the yellow light lies over the sea and the river and .'the pines, and I drew upon my memory only to And it well stocked. Moreover, I learned much of the river people, of the birds that live in the marsh and of the animals of the woods. I bad watched the purple grackle build his nest and the blue jay forage for his offspring when the summer was young, and I knew many a story of the sea-gulls. Miss Grnbam was a flattering listener, her lips slightly parted, her eyes alight with interest. "You must be hungry," I said at last, "lunch at noon, no supper until 8. I should like to offer you my cottage's hos pitality." I was looking for the flush that I knew would come, and was not disap pointed. "Thank you," she answered, "but, you see what would people think If they looked in your dining-room window and saw me taking tea alone with you?" "People don't look in my dining-room window," I answered. She shook her head so decisively that I knew she meant it. "At least, we will have a cup of tea on the beach," I said, "out of doors oh, a dozen yards from the cottage, where all the world may see us if they choose." "Splendid !' she cried, and, jumping up, led the way down from the heights. On the smooth sand some distance from my door Charles had placed the lit tle table. Two chairs faced each other; plates, napkins, and a center-piece of beach-marshmallows were the decorations, and my man, as straight and rigid as an Egyptian idol, stood a short distance off. Miss Graham gave a little cry of pleas ure. "It's like the1 Arabian Nights !" she ex claimed. "The whole thing seems to have sprung out of the sand." I seated her at the table. "You may serve the tea, Charles,"' I ordered. He brought forth the tea-pot, and was about to pour the tea into our cups when Miss Graham expostulated. "It's the woman's place to do that!" she exclaim ed, and Charles surrendered the tea-pot into her care. "How many lumps of sugar?" she asked, with the delicate superorlty of a hostess to a guest. 'Two." "Will you have lemon or cream?" There were both ; I thanked my stars that Charles was so thoughtful. "Lemon." I received my tea-cup and a moment Inter had the satisfaction of hearing Miss Graham say that the brew was delicious. "And such pretty cups! I don't believe you're a bit of a hermit, but a very pam pered old Bybarite." "We use these only on state occasions, for our honored guests," 1 explained. "But I don't feel as If this were a state occasion," she answered. "It seems quite as though we'd been doing this all sum mer." "I wish we had," I said, quickly. "I mean, it seems so usual," she said 'And yet. in reality, you hardly know me at all; why. you haven't even met Aunt Elizabeth yet." "No, that's true," I agreed. "But then, on the other hand, you don't know such a very great deal about me." "It's the very fact that we know so little about each other in the usual ways and so much in other ways," Miss Gra ham attempted to explain, "that makes everything so nice. We're both so much Interested in the Ship and Us history you know." "We are," I answered. "That reminds me that I was to tell you ail about the Ship some time." "Yes.", She looked off -to where the boat lay shinning like mahogany In the yellow afterglow. "But don't you think wed better wait until we're on board again. The smell of tar and the feel of thewood will make it so much more "Then, you'll come " I began and stopped, for Miss Graham was looking PMt me at the door of my house. I wr,it0 mS .I,llp therN a brMd ile wreathing his face. "Well, well, well!" he remarked, ad vancing "What a charming idyl! Ri. ly. I had no Idea when I came In at the back door that 1 should find such a pretty picture awaiting me In front." He bowed to Miss Graham. "Where Is the horse, Barbara, that goes with your habit?" , W3 L the wooiiL IIe' ed to standing.'- She turned to me. "Mr Selden, have you met Mr. Ialip?" hererteda,'" 1 aMwe"d- "He Inched "Yes" put in Islip; "and he gay, me SuJErMUBCh a'.he's givlDg yu tea- Keally, Selden, you're not living un to your reputation as a recluse." He paused looking from MImr Graham to met "f hate an Interloper, but I'm afraid that's the part assigned me. When you didn't appear at dinner, and couldn't be found I volunteered to hunt. I wa, gettln; quite worried over the disappearance! Your Aunt Elizabeth Mi'ss-Graham W'th ' h"d"" I 'lL0 W didn'1 llke t0 t her. ik a" he responsibility on myself" looltl "omewhat sharpl'y t Islip at these words, for when I turn' bh:rte;ef.,rlIcau8ht " m!Z y0i' Ro,Iney' Ant "Elisabeth would thank you, too, if she knew." The young man flushed and bit his Ihj. Mlm Graham had a provoking toJ"" she wished. I felt sorry for M won t you sit down and h. tea?' I asked. taT He shook his head. "J muilt back, now I have found ho... miH lie was too polite to look at hi. . it w. both knew what h. wL "1 but left my horse in ,. IJlT ""nkil Ml fJ.l,. jara.- Thank you, Mr. Seldon. for .k and and tea. Mr. Islln will nJI!1 fO back with me." H., Z dancing as she looked from .-1 . other of us men. and ! hi-ti. for I felt dlstinctlv n,.f t I!' wo!'. sudden, and I.lln'. t . cheerful as usual. Charles brought IslipV hon dotra . the point .u P"' wnere Miss Grlu left her mount. There . 77. had "1 By the way, Selden," said Islip, Z rket'a shakv? ilnmtiin. .it . market'i and started In to-day. Better liv ... for a squall." He grinned as h. ' pear d- .HI, Charles was clearing away the wimij, of to iud ira-pnny wuen i returned. "Sorry, Mr. Felix." said he. "I trirf keep the gentleman away, but U woul w come out. Said he wanted to im on Dressing business." you 'That's all right, Charles. pe eta, get my guest. We couldn't havt ut to there drinking tea all nisht." 'No, of course not, sir. of couiw iwt I turned to do indoors. "By the wiy, Charles, that tea was splendid; you (ft yourself proud. By the time supper was finished I wu still thinking about the Penguin Club, which was a very singular thing, bmm ordinarily I had no use for tho place, (To be continued.) RAISE CHILDREN OR TOO. Kcnnomlat Snym That One Thlnf tr the Other Bloat Be Done by WItm. In the way of practical plans for th amelioration of conditions leading up to unhnppy matrimony, two Interesting suggestions have been forthcoming In recent weeks, snys the New York Her ald. One of them happens to be only a new variation of the old proposition of taxing the unmarried, but the other, by Trof. Patten of the University ot Pennsylvania, adopts an entirely dif ferent attitude In advising that m til fnnitllnfl ..-t- own 1. - ... t.tU- luiiiuiua 1 UVl C UIQ 11U lUllUTHI the women Bhould be bread earner. The two news items In the matter fol low : That wives should be largely self supporting Is the view taken by Dr. Simon Nelson rotten of the chair ot economics of the University of Penn sylvania. He came here last week to tell the League for Political Education of his Ideas and returned to Philadel phia, where he Is at present the center of a storm of criticism. The doctor, whom I saw yesterday, still maintains that his wife should go out to do a day's work, as her husband does, so that by the joint .Income the family revenues may be kept at a fig ure large enough to Insure a good home and the proper care and educa tion of the children. He finds that wo men of all ranks of life are entering a leisure close, to the diminution of the birth rate, the degeneration of society and the peril of the state. "It all resolves to this," said he, "that womau Is ceasing to become I producer In an Industrial way. Her work has been taken away from her. In other generations she worked. With the Introduction of machinery and of the department stores much of her vo cation has been token from her. A large part of the work which waa once hers Is now done outside of the house. Once she made clothes and even wove the cloth from which ahe fashioned gnrments. She went Into the garden and raised vegetables; ahe milked the cows. There was a tune when the fnruiers sneered at the man who milked. A woman always did that. I hove traveled extensively through the fnrmlng districts of the West without ever having seen a farm er's wife milk a cow. "Formerly the woman was the man'i Industrial partner. Her work now haa gone out of the home and nothing re niulns for her but to lenve the home In search of It. There Is no use for ber to'wasto her time In trying to do that which Is now being better and more chenply done by other menus. "It Is far better that she should toll at some remunerative occupation and leave to other agencies the production of articles for household consumption." Ripening; Dnnnnoa. It Is a familiar fact that banana are Imported green, but It came as a new thing to a visitor to the banana district In Colombia to find that ba nanas are not permitted to ripen on the plant even down there. They are cut and set to hang somewhere until they wither ripe, as the phrase is. Ba nanas do not have to be yellow to be ripe. That is only the color of the skin when It has dried up. To tM person who is accustomed to eating bananas only when they are yellow it seems odd to peel them when they are green and And that they are perfectly rlpo within and fit to eat New lor Suu. U nreaso nnble. "My husband is so very unreasou able." "Most husbands are. What did jouri dor "He fixed a fishhook 'in one of B pockets because he pretended to sap pose tbat I robbed hlin at night, ana then he blamed me because he forgot it was there." Cleveland Plain Deal Coarsely DeBned. "What Is the distinguishing qua"1' of the problem piny?" "It makes you think. The first nau keeps you wondering what the 9 tlon Is, and the second half 1jiwp,7v guessing what's the answer." W' ingtoii Star. .j '