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“ Oul, monsieur,” rame the guttural re
sponse at last
“ The gentlemans that
you describe called here, ii-y-a vingt min
utes, but— as Son Alt esse could not see
beem— he leave directly.”
“ Indeed?” The tone sounded incredu
lous. “ That is very extraordinary! The
clerk tells me he didn’t see him go out.
How do you account for that?”
The British government In India ‘s
Copyright. 1006. by J. B. L i p p i n c o t t C o m p a n y .
“ I do not know, sir, me!”
A ll rig h t» reserved.
reply w’as glibness itself. “ I shut de door -onslderlng a project to link together
E d ith M org an W ille tt
on heera. Son Altesse. he so much occu j the rivers Indus, Jhelam, Cheuab, Bcas,
» ♦ - » ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
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py, and myself no less.”
Ravi and Sutlej, in order to equalize
The detective took the obvious infer the How o f water for Irrigation pur-
“ Well,” he remarked, after a i poses. Thus when there Is a flood In
pause, “ if you’ re sure he’s not here, I one o f the rivers a part o f the water
C H A P T E R IV.
sented briefly ; and then, with some con
won’t detain you any longer. Much oblig
Thro«» day« after Mrs. Waring and cern “ Not the prince?”
can he diverted to a point where it
ed. Good morning!” And footsteps re
her party left Havre, an artiat boarded
The other acquiesced. “ The devil, say
may tie more needed. In this way it is
the Liverpool ezprem just ns it was leav rather!” he ejaculated feelingly. “ Such
The situation was apparently saved, but believed that the district o f the Pun
ing Birmingham, barely in time to be temper, such abuse, for the past week;
jab, a name which means the F ive R iv
locked up in bia carriage by the rushing and now this high fever— M. le docteur is the astute chauffeur realized thoroughly
that the Adelphi was no longer a possi ers. can be assured a sufficient water-
in there now.” He glanced at the oppo
The two other people in possession of site door. “ One cannot tell yet positively bility for him. Some other hiding place supply at all season«.
The Philippine Journal o f Science
the first-class compartment— young sports what may be the outcome. As for our must be found, something must be done—
with their bulging caddy bags, their suit journey this afternoon, where are we to and at once.
recently published a list o f US kinds o f
The next half hour he spent tramping
cases, and their Gazettes — toqk up the en go— what we are to do?”
up and down his rather circumscribed trees growing in the Philippine Islands,
tire seat. The artist settled himself mod
He shrugged his shoulders, spread out
producing wood o f commercial Im
estly in a corner opposite, and pulling his hands, rolled his eyes, and glanced quarters and cudgelling his brains for a portance, t>elonging for tlie most part,
his cap well over his face and long, curly upward, all in one brief, pantomimic mo solution of the problem that confronted
him, so absorbed in his thoughts that h to families and genera hut little known
brown hair, opened his Daily Telegraph. ment.
almost forgot to wonder what had become . to the botanists of the temperate zone.
Having read the editorials from end to
“ But how about you, mon chou?”
The list includes only dicotyledonous
end, he glanced leisurely over the polit
The chauffeur pushed back his Ion© ar
At last, however, the valet made his woods, and not the palms, bamboos and
ical news, and finally, doubling the pa tistic locks, which now’ showed unmistak-*
appearance, his colorless face more cha'ky j screw-pines which also abound In the
per, took in the various paragraphs of able signs of belonging to a wig.
current interest with attention and, one
“ As you suggest,” he said, “ it is w’ iser
“ Ah !” he ejaculated savagelyfi for the Islands. An Interesting fact is that
'u particular, with some amusement.
sometimes to ask no questions about the moment more interested in his own dilem growth rings seem to he characteristic
This was dubbed, “ Special from The past.
For the present” — This with a ma than in the chauffeur’s woes. “ Could of only a part o f the Philippine trees.
Paris Herald,” and contained these head whimsical lift of his eyebrows— “ Scotland anything be worse? Some servant has .Many show rings o f seasoned growth
Yard is after me. I have been followed spread abroad the report that Son A l
when young, blit not afterward.
“ Remarkable Burglary at Havre.”
all the way from Southampton. That is tesse has the scarlet fever, and the hotel j
An important phenomenon o f recent
‘American Woman Robbed by Her the reason I am here.”
is intete, fou! Every one in a panic!
He paused, his eyes inscrutably on the M. le Broprietaire declares that if the recognition In bacteriology, says Dr.
v alet; but Alceste avoided the gaze.
And tbbn below:
prince does not carry out his intention Simon Flexner, Is that o f the “ microbe-
“ Mrs. Richard Waring, of New York
“ You come at a bad time, then,” he and leave to-day, every one in the house carrier,” by which Is meant an Indi
and Washington, who has been traveling objected, with sudden fretfulness. “ The will leave; his season will be ruined! i vidual who harbors disease-germs while
on the Continent with a party of friends, prince ill— myself with a hundred de .Miserable canaille!”
He wrinkled his apparently suffering no III effect him
was the unfortunate loser on Wednesday mands upon me— one must see, under forehead. “ I f one could but arrest their
self. The existence o f such cases has
of some unusually fine diamonds, valued these circumstances-----”
suspicions, keeps things quiet for twenty-
“ Ah !” broke in the chauffeur. Look four hours longer, when everything will j been known fo r some tim e with regard
at 250,000 francs.
to the bacteria of diphtheria, but more
“ The gems must have been stolen from ing down, he studied the points of his be decided.”
her trunk while at the Hotel Maritime. boots and appeared to meditate a moment,
Sarto seemed deep in thought. “ The 1 recently the phenomenon has been
The suspected thief is her chauffeur, one then, shaking off his abstraction, “ Come, staterooms are taken?”
shown to exist for the germs o f ty
Ludovlc Sarto, lately in the employ of then,” he said lightjy, “ no more of my
“ But yes, taken and paid for— the best phoid, dysentery, plague, cholera, ami
We will discuss thine for the
H i« Highness the Prince del Pino. Sarto affair*.
on the ship. A h ! Mille tonnerres ! Sacre! many other Infectious Protozoa. Bac
has been running Mrs. Waring’s motor nonce. Sit down ; let us talk.”
And the very trunks on board !”
teriologists are also learning, says
Placing himself leisurely in a chair, he
for the past two months.
“ So much the better,” said the chauf- ! Doctor Flexner, that while the fo re ’ s
“ The burglary was not discovered until eyed the valet with a faint sjnile that
of Immunity may tie In active opera
this morning, when the party was leaving hardened and broadened.
Alceste stared at him.
tion as far ns tests with blood made
“ Ah. Alceste! But the sight of thee
Calais, but the authorities of the place
“ I mean i t !” the other repeated. “ Let
body Indicate, the very
were immediately informed of the a.fair recalls many things! Dost thou remem
them go, even if they have to cross the
and are on the lookout for the thief. A ber those tw’o w’eeks at Toulouse?” His
bacteria from and ngalnst which such
ocean to save appearances!”
reward of 5,000 francs is offered for his gaze rested reminiscently on the ceiling.
He was standing before a mirror, star- j forces have developed may be still sur-
“ And that accident to the gens d’arme?
-lvln g In the body.
ing at himself critically, eagerly.
Having rend this paragraph twice over It was an unhappy mistake of thine,” he
“ Yes” — to himself— “ it could be man-
Commenting upon a recent German
very carefully, the artist folded the paper, laughed jarringly.
aged with a little ingenuity.”
Then, book ou the Interior state of the earth,
crammed it into his pocket, and leaned
But Alceste did not laugh.
turning to the valet, “ Calmes toi, Al- j I)r. A. C. Lane, well known for his re
“ Bn pen plus has,” he expostulated, his
back in his seat, giving himself up to a fit
ceste!” he said soothingly. “ You have
of hard thinking which lasted till the eyes on the closed door opposite.
searches on this difficult subject makes
helped me and I shall now extricate you. ;
train rumbled Into the Liverpool station
Sarto crossed his legs with deliberation.
This moment even, a blessed idea has ! a very Interesting remark. lie says
just five minutes late.
“ Aha !” he laughed unheedingly. “ There
come to me by which all can be managed. that without making n sweeping state
It was while the artist was hunting was also that affair in Spain. Ma foil
The affair is concluded!
Between us | ment at the start, as to the gaseous In
op a cab that he first noticed the man in How amusing!” He raised his voice with
both we can accomplish everything. His , terior o f the earth. It Is perhn[>s safe
the brown overcoat—a tall, thin, stoop- apparent unconsciousness. “ The prince—
Excellency can remain here in secret un to say. In view o f what we know, that
shouldered person, who favored him with has he heard of these little incidental
til the crisis of his illness is passed, and ; “ some o f the elements o f the earth's
a brief, interrogative stare, then disap divertisements? Eh, Alceste?”
yet at the same time— the proprietor, the Interior are in a gaseous condition, and
peared Into the ticket office.
Alceste made no immediate reply. IIis
hotel, all the city if necessary, shall see the earth, for them at least, might be
A minute after, a four-wheeler contain eyes were still glued on the door, his
the Prince del Pino sail for America !”
likened to a toy balloon, but one In
ing a painter and his paraphernalia bowl usually dull skin turned the spent, un
(T o be continued.)
ed swiftly away in the direction of the healthy hue of a wax candle.
which the gas was so condensed, under
Metropole Hotel. From time to time its
After a pause, “ Is not this a bad time
such pressure, that one could ensler
passenger looked out through the little for such banal reminiscences?” he asked,
dent a steel ball than It. Under con
window at the back with a keen, inquir meekly enough now. “ I am all eagerness
ditions o f tempernture not ensy to dis
Finally passing out of a to do what you w’ ish in this difficulty. It cently Issued the consumption of to
prove. that should be the condition of
broad avenue, the trap crossed a square is but a question of expedients. C hut!”
bacco In the l ’ nlted States Is enormous.
at right angles and turned a sharp corner.
He broke off abruptly, listening, for The money spent fo r cigars In the year nil the earth's elements toward the
*‘8top,” said the man inside suddenly. from the next room came the sound of ending June, lisió, was $19S.18I!,372 and center.” Dr. Lane adds that the study
o f seismic vibrations w ill probablp set
Dismount mg, bag In hand, he looked voices, and then footfalls.
for cigarettes. $0,304.803. The sales of
tle this question.
“ M. le docteur!” ejaculated Alceste.
furtively to right and left.' Ahead of
chewing and pipe tobacco showed an
him stretched a long, narrow street given “ Already!”
The average citizen. It Is safe.to say,
He moved sw iftly' toward the door.
over apparently to lodging houses ami a
has n very hazy Idea concerning the
“ Look you! o f which It Is estimated that $55.000,-
few unpretentious shops. Bulling out a Then, over his shoulder,
size and constitution o f the United
sovereign, “ Cabby,” he said, speaking Through that door opposite! Make haste; 000 was spent for stn ok lrj tobacco.
A w riter in Harper's
I'n cle Sam's appetite for the weed I» Stntcs Army.
with a strong foreign accent, “ behold I will be with you directly.”
your fare— and something, as you see, be was almost beseeching.
voracious. The consumption o f tobnc- 1 Weekly gives some Interesting facts
Rising with a careless shrug, the other co has Increased from 203.804.453 bearing upon this matter. The gov
yond. Make your best time to the Met
ropole and leave there my belongings. I stepped into the next room. Having clos pounds In 1000 to 355.trjo.07l pounds In ernment dreams o f an arm y nundier-
ed the door, he stood listening to the
*et out at this place.”
1005. This includes chewing tobacco. Ing 70.000 men. The present strength
Then, crossing the street as the cab sound of approaching feet.
Is 57,000. O f the theoretlcnl 70,000
The next instant a voice became audi In 1005 he nctually smoked more than
rattled off, the artist plunged into a sta
Yes, It all went soldiers the fifteen regiments o f cav
ble, the hoarse, wheezy voice of a very 150.000,000 pounds.
alry, which never lack their full com
He was standing at the counter a little fat man. Standing close by the interven up In smoke, and with It the cost of
the ratinimi canal and o f 27 battle- plement, comprise nearly 14000 officers
later, reflectively choosing a note hook, ing wall, Sarto could hear every word.
and men; the six regiments o f field
“ Yes,” the doctor was saying, “ there shl|>s.
when the sound of wheels outside made
him start anil look out expectantly, but is considerable fever, but we can’t he sure
The consumption o f cigars has In artillery, 5.500; the const artillery
there was nothing unusual in sight— only what the trouble is for twenty-four hours creased 27.5 per cent since 1000, and of corps close upon 20,000; the thirty
a station cab, containing a commonplace at any rate. If it wasn’t that Liverpool
regiments o f infantry. 27.O00; the
cigarettes. 27.3 per cent. From 1800 to
looking man in a brown overcoat, pass had been so full of scarlet fever lately 1
engineers. 2.000, and the remainder
should say positively— ”
He broke off 1005 the consumption o f cigars and consist o f
lug by the shop at a quick trot.
Baying for his purchase and shoulder abruptly. “ Well, keep him quiet and do cigarettes steadily Increased sevenfold.
scouts, and a small number o f native
1 luring the same period the population
in f his bag. the artist walked briskly what 1 told you.”
up the street. Turning on his course, he
“ Mftis, monsieur.” the valet’s voice rose o f the country Increased only a little soldiers In Porto Rico nnd the P hilip
pines. The totnl number o f commis
soon took to side alleys and short cuts, in voluble remonstrance, “ all arrange more than twofold.
sioned officers amounts to nbout 3,000.
walking with the assured gait of one who ments mek for Son A It ease departure to
More money Is s[>our each year on
knows his town thoroughly, until the day. IxM»k you ! The very trunks have
tobacco than on |>otatoos or vegetables
gray stone facade of the Hotel Adelphi left for the steamer. This hotel full—
LONDON PO LIC E .
cr-r-owded. Kef all dene peoples suspect or fruits or coffee.
»»ame into view.
and the Jew els
Entering the lobby, “ Fan you tell nu."
he asked the clerk suavely, “ if His Ex
cellency the Prince del Pino is not stay
The young man consulted a slip of pa
“ leaves by Majestic this afternoon.
Suite 21, second floor.
Take a lift.”
The wqpl* came out automatically with
out the slightest punctuation.
Following the direction, the caller
found himself at length standing outside
of a closed door upstairs.
After a little the door was opened in
answer to his ring and a head thrust
“ llis Highness beg* to be excused." an
nounced a guttural voice, without any
Hut the artiat stepped forward and,
seising the cautious oue by the hand,
held it very firmly.
“ Alceste,” he said in French, “ do you
not recognise me. my friend? It is Sarto.”
The other gave a start. “ Fonie in, come
In. without doubt.” he said in a low vole«,
“ and close the door behind you.“
It was an imposing anteroom in which
Barto now found himself, with doors
opening out at the two ends, and six
long windows communicating with a bal
cony commanding the street.
While the visitor looked about him. his
companion slipped to the portiere oppo-
aite and drew the draperies more closely.
Turning he came hack rapidly, a trim
looking fellow ofNniddle height, the typi
cal French valet, with a tallow, smooth
“ And so It la Ludovlc Barto!“ he said
fncredulously. approaching the pseudo art
ist. ” 1 should never have known you.”
as he atirveyed the professional get-up
with a alight smile.
“ I see, I had better ask no questions!
Eh bien, my friend, here you are safe at
least, only” — struck by a sudden thought
be asked a few words in a whisper—
-have you ever had the scarlet fever?”
Tbs chauffeur nodded hia head. “ A
•light cone, when I was a boy.” he as
the truth, dere will be great tr-rouble—
'Hie doctor was evidently In a hurry,
for the chauffeur could hear the struggle
with his overcoat.
“ Suspect.” he grunted. “ Why should
they suspect? Can’t you keep things quiet
a little longer? 1 tell you seriously the
prince can’t be moved for twenty-four
hours without danger.
Just tell Mr.
Burlington that, with my compliments.
I ’ll drop in later and have a word with
There was a shuffle of departing feet
and the door closed.
Stepping over to the window which
gave on the street, the chauffeur glanced
out, hoping for a glimpse of the great
man getting into his brougham, but there
was no sign of either.
Instead, a hansom had just driven up
to the side entrance and. as Sarto watch
ed it, some one jumped out and passed
rapidly into the hotel—a tall, thin man
in a familiar looking brown overcoat.
With a muttered exclamation the chau-
feur turned away and stood perfectly
still, staring ahead of him with the di
lated. startled look in his eyes of a hunt
ed animal. Listening with sickening ex
pectancy, he made out the creak of the
ascending lift outside, the sound of feet
along the hall, and a loud knock.
After a moment’s silence, it was repeat
ed, and the flip-flap of Alcotte’a slipper«
ctine hastening from an inner room to
The door w i i opened, and a quiet vaiev
was heard— to the listener’s strained
sense* most unpleasantly distinct and
“ Theae the prince’* rooms?” It asked
“ The clerk tells me that a
friend of mine was directed up here a
half-hour agiv an artiat— tall, dark man
I ’vo called for him! Juat ask him to
step out, please!”
Th^re was a pause, while Ludovic held
himoelf stiffly at bay. wondering what
would come next; everything hung on the
% slat’s next word*
lin m r
Ih a en rf
XI i nil
Browning So your engagement with
the rich widow is broken off, eh? What
was the trouble?
Greening—Oh. one o f my famous had
breaks, as usual.
In an unguarded
moment I asked her if I was the only
man she hail ever loved.
H ea lth y .
“ Do you believe that mosquitoes car
ry m alaria?"
"N ot the mosquitoes nround here."
answered Farmer Corntossel.
"T h ey
possibly do It and be so
lu-a I t h y — Wa shington Star.
K p tla N P S H I
P o o rly
M ix ed .
School Teacher— And now that we
have finished discussing the lion and
the tiger, who can tell me nbout the
A painful pause.
Finally n small
hand Is hesitatingly elevated.
Teacher— W ell. Tommy, can you de
scribe the lynx?
Teacher— Then why did you raise
Tom m y— I thought W illie Wuggles
Teacher —And what made you think
W illie could describe the lynx?
Tom m y—'Cause his brother s a cad
I tp p a r tp p .
"W alter, what kind o f a steak was
that you served me with Just now?”
demanded the dissatisfied guest.
"W ell done,” respond«! the waiter,
with a low bow.
I*o you mean me or the
O f the 387 recorded ministers o f the
Society o f Friends la Great B ritain 153
B ritis h e rs W h o
Bo B rib e d .
The police o f London. England, have
Just been through a severe Investiga
tion by a royal commission which Is
a sort o f glorified legislative commit
tee. All sorts o f people came forw ard
with charges against the police, hut
only two or three alleged that they
had bribed policemen, nnd In every
case the charge's were lacking in proof
ami were regarded as merely spiteful
by the mem tiers o f the commission.
Nearly every police magistrate In Lon
don gave evidence, and they all agreed
'h at the police were Incorruptible.
High tribute xvas paid recently to
British police court methods and B rit
ish policemen by Police Magistrate
Hogan, o f New York, who not long
ago was a London visitor. He said;
"Everybody is treated alike, and I like
the way your police do their duty.
They don't seem to forget things over
night, as many members o f the New
York fori-e often seem to do. I should
say that the London policeman Is re
markably honest and fa r too good f<*r
'he job. considering the pay he gets."
The magistrate, whom the cops con
sider their worst enemy In the London
police courts. Is Mr. Plowden.
Plowden's treatment o f policemen, pros
ecuting In the witness box, is one o f the
sights o f the town. But even he does
n°t believe that the English policeman
would accept a bribe not to Bo his
The saloon law Is very strict In Eng
land. and the opportunity Is large for
the species o f "g r a ft" said to be plen
tiful In many American cities.
The pay of the English police force
Is miserable compared with American
police salaries. In London $*'. a week
Is a cop'a pay after a year’s probation.
With this In view possibly there might
I he more bribery and corruption, more
open "g ra ft." hut for the organization
and discipline o f the force. These are
simply superb. The roundsman, ser
geant and Inspector In England really
The constable on the street
j dares not get off the beaten track. The
punishment meted out to erring pollce-
meu Is Intensely severe. There are no
The English cop
must be without blemish or— lustnnt
dismissal without any red-tape or ap
C EM E N T SCHOOL B U IL D IN G .
C o llln xvo o d School H o r r o r
C ita d el Schem e.
the recent Colllnwood,
Ohio, school fire horror. In which 109
children lost their lives, an unusual
type o f cement constructon for school
buildings is proposed In the Cement
Age. Use o f the new construction. It
Is insisted, will
against perils o f fire and panic, such
as occurred nt Colllnwood.
The main feature o f the new type it
a circular, central citadel, extending
from basement to roof, an Independent
structure around which school rooms
can be built.
with the citadel by tire doors. Inside
the citadel, which Is to be fireproof,
are stairways o f sufficient capacity to
1215— Magna Charts signed by King
1000— Champlain left Quebec to explort
the lake which bears his name.
1010—Champlain defeated the Iroquoii
near the mouth of the Richelieu
1700— Madrid entered by the English and
1741— Alliance between George II. ol
England and Marie Theresa of Aus
1745— Louisbourg, X. S „ taken by tha
British from the French.
1775— Battle of Bunker Hill.
1778— British evacuated Philadelphia.
1793— City of Archangel, in northern
Russia, nearly destroyed by fire.
1795— Union College founded at Schenec
tady, X. Y.
1812— United States Congress declared
war against Groat Britain.
1815— Battle of Waterloo.
'819— The Savannah, first steamer tc
cross the Atlantic, arrived at Liven
pool___ The State of Maine separat-
ed from Massachusetts.
1820— The Earl of Dalhousle assumed el- |
fice as governor o f Canada.
1831—-Reform bill reintroduced 'n the
1837— Accession of late Queen Victoria
on the death of William IV.
1839—-Total defeat of the Turkish army
by Ibraham Pasha on the Euphrates,
1S40— Montreal and Quebec incorporated
1850—-Steamer Griffith burned on r<aka 1
Erie with loss of 300 lives.
1853— Termination of the Burmese war. I
1&56— President of the United States rec
ognized the filibuster Gen. Walker a i
PROPOSED CE M EN T CITADEL.
President of Nicaragua.
provide fo r the ready exit o f the chil 1859— Repulse of the French and EnglisJ
dren. Once inside the cltndel, the chil
squadron on the P eih o.. .Commodore
Tatnall of United Stntes navy, ii 5
dren can take their tim e In leaving,
Chinese waters, made his fa room at- j
ns It Is heat and smoke proof. A stand
teranee; “ Blood is thicker tka i
pipe. running from the water mains
to the roof, gives firemen an oppor
Japanese ports closed to Europe«!
tunity to work In a protected position, 1803—
and American traders.
the walls lielng punctured with numer
ous loop holes through wheh the hose 1804— -Alabama sunk by the Kparsarge.
Execution of Maximilian. Emperor 1
can be operated.
of M exico.. . . North German conati- 1
W H Y D ID SH E L O W E R T H E GAS?
1808— Mumaita evacuated by the Para
M a n W h o P r e p o n e d In t h e S in n l.n n -
a a n g e In P u z z l e d .
i 1809— Kansas negroes petitioned Con
A certain gentleman, who is an ex-
gress for suffrage.
|iert in the sign language, relates that 1870—
Treaty of peace between Brazil
one morning lately he was on the top
o f a tramear when he became Interest 1871— Corner stone for the New York
ed In a discussion betwen two mutes,
State capitol laid at Albany.
says the Bystander.
Earl of Dufferin assumed office as
" I want your advice.” said one ot
governor general of Canada.
them, using his hands as vocal organs. 1890— Armenians massacred by Turki
“ I shnll be happy to oblige you,”
said the other.
I 1893—'Monument unveiled in Waldheim
“ A re you well up in the tricks of wo
cemetery, Chicago, in memory of the
men?" Inquired the first one.
“ Haymarket anarehjsts.”
The second man modestly admitted 1895— Baltic canal opened by Em per«
that he knew something o f the gentle
sex. although he disclaimed being an 1900—‘Sixain ceded the Caroline Islands to
“ W ell.” resumed the one who wanted 1903— Regina, Saskatechewan, inoorp*
advice, “ you know I am in love with
rated a* a city.
Mabel. A t last I made up my mind to 1907— Ttye French chamber voted to sup
propose to her. Last night I made the
press the agitation in the wine crow-
ing districts by fo r c e ....T h e Mayor
of New York turned the first sod in
"A n d she refused you?" eagerly In
the construction of the Catskill water
quired his friend, his hands trembling
•upply... .President Roosevelt signed
a treaty with Santo Domingo.
“ That Is what I am coining to.” said
the first. “ I don’t know whether she
did or not. You see, I was somewhat
embarrassed, and the words seemed to
stick on my hands. And there she sat
( O L L E G E S
as demure as a dove. F inally my
fingers stuck together, and I could not
say a word. Then .Mabel got up and
lowered the gas."
The Chicago Board of Education ha
decided to bar all candidates for positiool
“ W ell?”
"W ell, what Is bothering me is this. as teachers in the public schools who ar»
Did she do that to encourage me and over 50 years old.
The Minnesota school for the deaf tha
relieve my embarrassment, or did she
do It so that we could not see to talk, year graduated seven students, each of
whom has learned a trade, in addition •
and so stop my proposal?"
hi* academic training.
A M a n ’s N e ck tie.
Contractors are now at work »a *
Ever since a regiment o f Crontlat. Building to be erected at the Minnese®
soldiers marched Into Paris three cen school for the deaf, which will cost do®
to $50,000 and is to be completed tW
turies ago with their necks swathed
In silk, and Louts X IV .. delighted at
President Northrop of the University
their appearance, decided to adopt the
of Minnesota notified the students tb«!#v
fashion himself, the cravat In Its va
any one having unpaid bills outnandW 1
rious changing forms has played an Im at the close of the school year would »$
portant part In the attire o f men. And be graduated.
so reliable is It supposed to be as an
At the annual meeting of the ala®*1
Index to Its wearer's personal charac of the Minnesota school for the bH«-
teristics that Buffon, the French sa held at Faribault, Dr. Dorr,
vant. was once led to remark, “ The cra tendent of the school, wss presented * * V
vat makes the man."
s gold-headed cane.
A t Reno. Nev., the entire State to**
A H a rd One.
t holiday the other day to celebrate
Tommy— Say. mamma?
dedication of the Mackay School of SB*® ’
Mamma— Well, what i* It. Tommy?
and the reception of the statne of j**^
Tom my— How dooa a deaf and dumb kay, both being presented to the 8ts®
boy aay hi* prayer* when he happens and University o f Nevada by Clarence m
to hare a sore Anger?— Kansas City In Macka.v and his mother.
In revenge for the passage of a prow
'ition law in Alabama, which deprived***
schools of Mobile city and county of * *
A maiden *ighed.
•k> annual revenue, the anti-prohibi«^
Alone wa* *he;
ists at a special election, defeated a
She wa* beside ,
posal to levy a special one mill
Herself, yon sea.
tag, leaving the schools without fin a »^
— Detroit Free Press.
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