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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 26, 1904)
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Red Cloud Chief.
One of tho best farmers' lnstltutrs
ever held nt Wayne has been con
cluded. E. J. Mansfield the other day sold
nn 80-nero piece lu Ilutlcr county nt
$50 an ncrc.
Tho coming season nn $80,000 court
Iioiibo nnd nn $8,000 school house will
be built In Wahno.
Tho lco hnrvost Is finished through
otit tho state, tho quality of tho cro?
being tho beat for years.
Send 2fi rents to Midwest, Lincoln,
Neb., and get the nmga7.lno one year
nnd a dress-cutting chart free.
Tho "Iicaj Yenr club," orgnnlzed by
the young ladles of Norfolk, Is report
ed to be doing a lnnd-ofTlco business.
Tho money gctterB of tho Fremont
power canal scheme hnvc succeeded In
hnvlng three-fourths of tho necessary
Coal thieves keep busy at neatrlee.
Their depredations Iibvo been exten
sive, several tons having been taken
from ono yard In a slnglo night.
Near Memphis, In finunders county.
a tramp hail possession of church
for a week, keeping up n roaring fire
and running things to suit himself.
Thcro Is a law upon tho statuto
books of Nebraska prohibiting tho
opening of bURlncKs houses on Sunday
for tho purpose of buying nnd selling.
A sneak thief entered the residence
of Mrs. llatidall, one of tho teachers In
the public schools of Clay Center, dur
ing her absenco and stole $2C in money.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ahcrns, living on
the Hlue, southeast of Davenport, havo
a baby boy that tipped tho scales at
42 pounds the day ho was nine months
At Omaha n levy of 3 mills has
been ordered for school purposes, not
withstanding tho bonrd will have about
$700,000 to maintain schools for ten
A big wolf hunt Is planned In Platte
county. Several hundred men nro ex
pected to tako part, and no end of
dogs. Shotguns, but no rifles will bo
Tho Burlington railroad questions
tho validity of n Lincoln city ordinance
fixing the speed limit of trains at four
miles an hour In tho yards within tho
Handsome art pictures will brighten
tho rooms of Fremont's different
M'hool buildings. A fund of several
hundred dollars has been provided for
Henry Orrell, of Nebraska City, who
is charged with the burglary of a store
nt Berlin, pleaded guilty to the charge
and wns sentenced to ono year la the
Express companies arc doing busi
ness on tho curb at Fremont, refus
ing to HBO tho room set apart for them
In the new union depot, for which tho
railroad company demands $50 a
month rent, whereas tho express com
panies are willing to pay only $25.
Tho annual smashing of short
weights and fraudulent measures con
fiscated by the city Inspector has taken
place at Omaha under supervision of
members of the council.
Omuha's new federal building will
be completed by the end of February.
In tho language of a former chief Jus
tlco of tho Nebraska supremo court,
"All things have their end."
The town of Yutan has adopted an
ordinance making It cost $20 for any
ono to use, or permit to bo used, any
chimney or flue knowing it to be lu a
dangerous or unsafe condition.
A very decided sentiment against
the post-bills, frco rural delivery and
tho like, cropped out at the annual
convention of the Nebraska retail
hardware dealers' association held lu
Ed. Branther, of Plattsmouth, was
seriomly injured in a collision be
tween two engines In the Burlington
yards at Pacific Junction. He was ter-
ribly crushed about the abdomen and
left side near the hip.
The arrest of Ceo. Duerstetta, one
of the leading merchants of Klk Creek
for the sale, of lottery tickets In the
disposal of a suit of clothes by chance.
ma pieatiing guilty to tnc charge and
paying a fine, has elicited no little
amount of Interest over the state.
A burglar tried to get Into the homo
of Mrs. M. J. Heaviin, of Nebraska
City, by forcing open a window late at
night. Tho lady heard tho noise nnd
securing n revolver waited until tho
mnn had forced open the window and
was crawling therein when sho llred
nt him. Ho fell back out of the win
dow with n cry of pain nnd disap
peared. A trail of blood that led away
from, tho window plainly showed thnt
the mnn was hit.
The agent at Pino Ridge ngency hn3
received instructions from Washington
to relinquish authority over tho ex
tension known ns "No Man's Land,"
In Sheridan county, and a rush Is on
to fccenro choice claims on the exten
sion. Quito a number havo already
been located, many of which are worth
$3,000 to $4,000. Tho squatters aro lo
cating mostly along White Clay and
Larabce creeks, which are tho two
finest trout streams In Nebraska. The
bottom lands are covered with fine
The state Insurance department has
received word of tho re-arrest of J.
Forrest Marston, of soliciting fame, at
Humboldt. Ho is alleged to have
swindled Humboldt citizens out of
about $250 by means of bogus insur
ance policies. He was releused from
tho Plattsmouth jail after serving tlmo
for a similar offense.
At Howells two members of the Ala
bama Minstrel company got Into trou
ble. Just before break of day they
were caught leaving a hen coop with
their hands full of chickens. Hut after
a conference with tho police they ef
fected a settlement for $3,
Hague Tribunal Givos This Prin
ciple Chiof Consideration.
VENEZUELA IN THE WRONG
Veneruela KaR-er to rrollt by Arbitra
tion Hut Entirely Ignored It When
It Will Against Her Interests.
Tho arbitration tribunal which has
been considering the claims of the
blockading powers for preferential
treatment of their clnlms ngalnst Ven
ezuela ntThe Hague, has decided unan
imously that the three blockading pow
ers, Great Britain, Germany und Itnly,
have the right to preference of 30 per
cent of the customs duties nt Gunlrn
and Puerto Cabello, the lltlgans to pay
their own costs In the procedure nnd
divide equally the costs of the tribunal.
Tho United States is commissioned to
carry out tho decision of the tribunal
within three months.
In giving Judgment the tribunal
points out that It has been guided by
International law and the equity of the
case- nnd that the protocols signed at
Washington since February 13, 1003,
and particularly the protocol of May
8, whereof tho obligatory nature can
not be doubtful, from the legal bnsU
of Its sentence; that tho tribunal Is
not competent to question the Jurisdic
tion of the mixed commissions at Ca
racas, nor to Judge their action or the
character of tho warlike operations of
the blockading powers, nor to decide if
the three blockading (lowers exhausted
all pacific means to prevent the neces
sity of employing force.
Tho tribunal decides that it Is only
In a position to certify that since l'.HH
Venezuela icfused arbitration, pro
posed on several occasions by Ger
many and Great Britain; that nfter
the war no formal treaty of peace wns
concluded; thut the operations of the
blockaders were stopped before they
had received satisfaction for nil their
claims, and, further, thnt the ques
tion of preferential treatment was sub
mitted to arbitration.
The tribunal declares that It found
and recognized In those facts evidence
In favor of the great principle of arbi
tration In all phases of International
conflict. In adhering to the protocols
the blockaders could not have Intended
to renounce their acquired rights, nor
their privileges, do facto position. The
government of Venezuela Itself had
recognlxed In principle the well-found-edness
of their claims, while it had not
recognized those of the non-blockading
powers, and until the end of Janu
ary, 1903, made not the slightest pro
test against the claims for preferential
IroqnuU Jury (Jives Verdict.
The special grand Jury summoned to
investigate tho Iroquoise theatre Are
and the charges made against persons
directly connected with the trngedy of
December 30, has completed It labors,
by voting Indictments agalnBt five men,
and no bills against four others.
Those who were indicted were:
Will J. Davis, part, owner of tho Iro
quois theatre; Thomas Noonan, busi
ness manager of the theatre, and .las.
E. Cummlngs, stage carpenter, all of
whom are churged with manslaughter;
George Williams, city building commis
sioner, and Edward Ijuighlln, city
building Inspector, charged with culpa
ble omission of ofticlnl duty in office.
"No bills" were voted against Mayor
Harrison, Fire Marshal Mushani, Fire
man Wm. H. Sellers and Milllam Mc
Mullen, operator or the flood light
which set fire to the asbestos curtain.
(lo, Mickey Refused.
Governor Mickey has refused to
honor a requisition from the governor
of Illinois for the return of W. S. Sny
der to Chicago on the charge of as
sault with Intent to kill. The charge
was that Snyder had attempted to kill
his former wife. He leslsted the requi
sition nnd employed attorneys to ap
pear before the governor. They
showed that the indictment was for
something that happened in 1S97 and
declared the present attempt to got
Snyder back to Chicago was reallv for
I tho purpose of lollectlng nllmon.
' Snyder was f)nt arrested lu Iowa, but
, tho officers did not succeed lu getting
what they wanted. Later he, was ar
rested at Plnttsmuuth, Nth. Snder Is
about fifty years of age and Is travel
ing for a publishing house.
lireiit Itnra Hurt Dead.
The Abbott, 2:031.4. John J. Scan
nell's celebrated 10-j ear-old trotter,
died at the Scanned stock farm at
Fishklll landing, N. V., ufter being
sick two da) a.
Coldest In forty Vear.
The worst cold wave for fifty years
was experienced In Newfoundland,
when, accompanied by a furious gnle.
the temperature dropped to from 26 to
45 degrees below zero. The whole of
the seaboard was frozen. The Inten
sity of the weather causes the belief lo
prevail that the Arctic Ire floes will
be Impassable to the sealing iteumrrn
which will start on their annual rrule
DON'T WANT FOOD ON LIST
Uneasy 1'eelliiR I'revalls llrirardlns; Con
Officials nt Wnshlngton, I). C, are
npprehenslvo thnt friction mny fol
low the cffortB of the belligerents In
Asia to define contraband of war,
In u mnnner Injurious to Amerlrnn
trnde. While the mutter has not yet
been treated In the negotiations hnd
with Russia and Japan on the one
side and tho United States on the
other, there Is reason to believe thnt
some of the Europenn powers already
have been confronted with threatened
restrictions upon their trade which
they are disposed to resist. A vast
qunnlity of American food stuffs In
now afloat doiitlncd for both Russin
and Japan and It Is probnble thut tho
question will ho very speedily raised
as to whether or not these supplies
are contraband of war. The United
States has In recent years Insisted that
food stuffs were not contraband nnd
could not be seized by a belligerent
unless It was shown thnt the goods
were consigned to or dearly intended
for n belligerent. This principle wob
recognized by tho British government
during the Transvaal war nnd Brit
ish courts nwarded considerable sums
of money to American shippers on ac
count of food seized by British warships.
HUNTING FOR RADIUM
Chicago Silentlsls l'ropose to Alii In the
Search for Valuable Metal.
Work to aid miners in locating ra
dium in America has begun in the Ry
nrsnn physical laboratory at the uni
versity of Chicago. Prof. Hubert A.
Mllllkcn, Ph. I)., known among Ameri
iau scientists us an authority on this
rare nictnl, Is the experimenter.
A theory to the effect thnt there is
growth In the life of matter in the
physical world has been made n spe
cial study of ProL Mllllken. He says:
"Studies on radiation have suggested
the question which does among tho
the question whether there is any
natural process which does among the
ntoniR, whut tho life process does
among the molecules, namely, which
takes up the simpler forms and build
them up again Into more complex
forms. Tho fact that radium now ex
ists on tho earth, taken with the fact
that the life of radium Is short in com
parison with the ages thut the earth
has been In existence, certainly seems
to point to an affirmative answer."
Arrested at the White House.
Edward Hot gar. who gave his ad
dress at 271 South Clark street, Chi
cago, was arrested at the White house,
Washington, and locked up pending nn
inquiry into his mental condition. Het
gar evidently is of unbalanced mind.
He has written many letters to tho
president suggesting that people bu
named In accordance with their occu
pations. Thus he maintains that a
dealer in wood should be nnmed Mr.
Wood; a carpenter should be named
Carpenter; and so on throughout the
list of names. He says that the pres
ent scheme of naming people has
caused a war among the files which
may be ended only by the adoption of
Crete Station Burned.
The Burlington depot at Crete. Neb .
caught fire and burned to the ground.
The fire was under considerable head
way when discovered, and although the
Are department responded promptly to
the call when it got there the Are was
too far along to he controlled. The
fire is supposed to have originated from
sparks from the engine of No. 1, the
Burlington flyer for Denver.
The entire structure was burned to
the ground. There was no one In the
building when the Are was discovered
but the operator, and none of the con
tents was saved but tho ticket case
and the tickets. All of the records ex
cept such as were In the safe were
burned und even the contents of the
cash drawer were not saved.
WHshlncton'N lllrthday Observed.
Washington's birthday wns generally
observed In Washington. D. C. The
farewell nddress of tho first president
waB read in the senate, the federal nnd
niuiilclpul (idlers were closed and only
u few of the business houses were open.
Thern were several patriotic celebra
tions by the assoetutlon of oldest In
habitants, the Sons of the Revolution
nnd other organizations. Historic
Alexandria, six miles south ow Wash
ington, on the Virginia side of the Pa
tomac river, where George Washington
was a familiar figure during most of
her career, celebrated the day.
Meileo Wauls a Costly Canal.
Dr. Mariano Medina,, of Mexico, has
(otne to the United States for the pur
pose of Interesting capitalists In a pro
J'U for constructing nn Inter-oceaulc
canal across thnt country south of the
lilhintiH of Tehauntppec, taking advan
tuw.iOf several rivers, which can be
deepened and made navigable. Tlie es
timated cost of the enterprise is $200,
000,000, The project is entirely private.
A nickel in the hand Is worth two lu
The Turkish Troops Rout Them
and Kill Eight Hundred.
AUSTRIA WILL TAKE PART
Italy .Stands Itrady to Intailc Albanian
Territory In Order to U ''.! I Disturb
ance Which Kiiihiiiurs l'eace.
The Albanians who were heselglng
Shemsh Pnsha, In Macedonia, who,
with 2,500 Turkish troops and throe
guns, were reported to bo besieged by
20,000 Alhanlnns nt Bnbajhosl, hnvc
been routed, losing 800 men killed und
wounded. The Turkish losses nre anld
to be heavy. Five additional battailous
of troops have been ordered to Verlso
vlch. Tho situation In the Balkans, espe
cially since the revolt of the Alba
nians In the district of Dlnltoun, prov
ince of Ipek, Is considered serious.
Auatrln has 30,000 men ready to In
vade Albania, but If such a move were
made Italy would consider It as dis
turbing the balunce ,of power on tho
Adriatic and most detrimental to her
Of Interest to Kx-Connty Clerk.
Money received by a former county
clerk of Clny county for services us
clerk of the county board, lu excess
of the hnlnry nllow'ed him by luw ns
county clerk must be returned to the
treasury mid must be accounted among
tho fees of the offlce. This decision
wns reached by the supreme court In
tho ense of George Mitchell nnd oth
ers ngnlnst Clny county, a rehearing.
The case grew out or the county board
of Clny county allowing the county
clerk compensation ns clerk of the
board, which amounted to more than
his salary us fixed by stntute. The
compensation allowed by tho board
was not entered upon the clerk's rec
ord ns fees nnd In addition to this
amount the legal salary wns drawn
from the fees. The decision establishes
a precedent for the government of Mich
Cm it not Aid I'rlvnte Corporations.
A city or village may not issue
bonds to nld n private person or cor
poration in tne construction or n s
tem of waterworks for such city or
village. So says the supreme court
in reversing and dismissing the case
of the village of Grant, Perkins coun
ty, Nebraska, against 1. W. Shenill.
The village of Grant In 188!) voted and
Issued $4,000 of municipal bonds to aid
a private corporation lu the construc
tion of a waterworks system In Grant.
Tho bonds were registered In the office
of the state auditor and were purchased
by Sherrlll. Later he brought suit to
tecover the amount due on sixteen In
terest bearing coupons of the value of
$30 each. The lower court awarded
him judgment and the case was car
ried up by the village taxpayers ou the
grounds thnt the Issue of tb bonds
was Illegal for the reason above stated.
The decision is a victory for the tax
payers. South Omaha') Charter Valid.
The supreme court has sustained the
validity of the South Omaha charter.
Tho suit is an action In quo warranto
and was begun by the attorney general
for the purpose of testing tho validity
of the act, particularly that part of
the act which provides for the ap
pointment of a board of fire aud police
commissioners by the governor. Gov
ernor's appointees, Thomas .1. Nolun,
A. L. Burquist. William B. Van Sant,
Alfred A. Nixon and George W. Mas
son, were made respondents and were
required to show by what authority
they claimed to hold office. The suit
wnB begun at the solicitation of tho
citizens of South Omaha. The court
Is governed by tho rule that a legisla
tive net will not be declared uncon
stitutional unless it is so clearly in
conflict with some provision of the
fundamental law that It cannot stand.
What Constitutes a Freeholder.
The supremo court has decided that
where certain persons nro mndo free
holders for the purpose of qualifying
them to become signers of an applica
tion for the board granting the license
to count such signers upon the peti
tion. This opinion enme down In the case
wherein .1. N. Colglazler et nl sought a
ivversal of tho decision of tho vllluge
board of Shubert and tho district court
of Richardson county, which granted a
license lo sell liquor to Charles Mc
Clary and A. Z. Martin. Tho evidence
showed that several of tho signers had
become freeholders merely for tho pur
pose of signing the petition. The deci
sion of the lower court was reversed.
Itacan's Itest Store Ilnrnrd.
A tire at Ragan, Ncb destroyed the
general merchandise store of Rich
mond Bros., also the hotel and a con
fectionery store. The total loss is esti
mated at about $12,000, which was fair
ly well insured. The fire started .from
a defectlvo lluo In Richmond Bros.'
store. Tho entire town was threatened
at one time and goods from other
stores were piled into the street, and
wr.3 also badly damaged. Tho store
which burned was the best In Ragan.
TRUSTS AFTER MIDGELY.
Tiielr li'illncucr lfus Cumed lITm to h
OstrRstitrd by Itallroiids,
J. W. Mldgley, of the Interstate com
mission enr mileage bureau, suys that
tho beef trust and the private car in
terests nre so poweiful that their In
fluence hns caused him lo be ostra
cized by railway men. For more time
a yenr Mr. Mldgley hns been exposing
the abuses which have arisen from the
use by the railroads of cars owned by
tho shippers, for which the railroads
pay an exorbitant rental.
Tho fear of tho trust Is so groat, ac
coidlng to Mr. Mldgley. that railway
offlclnls no longer dare to communicate
with hi in or to lie seen In his presence.
Old friends are said to avoid him In
the street and If cornered shift about
uneasily when compelled to converse
Women SiifTriiRlsts Adjourn.
The natlounl woman suffrage con
vention was brought to u close nt
Washington, D. C, with n public meet
ing. The report or the committee ou
resolutions wns adopted. The resolu
tions deelnied that the women of tho
entire union nro as intelligent as aro
those In the pluces where suffrage is
granted and therefore demanded lhl3
right Tor all women; nnd thanked con
gress and Mrs. Roosevelt and others
for courtesies during the convention.
The convention also adopted resolu
tions sanctioning the bill Introduced in
congress by former Representative
Shalroth of Colorado establishing a
nntional board to protect children and
animals; calling for the endorsement
of an International pence congress,
general arbitration treaties between
the United States and all nations und
declaring for a study or militarism
"since It Is u mennce to the republic,
with n view to obtaining universal
Must llHTt. IIiiH Million Dollar.
County Treasurer Fink of Douglas
county has determined to collect hnlf
n million dollars of peihonnl tnx or 1111
every storehouse lu the city with tho
goods of delinquents, lie says the sit
uation has become exasperating, and
will Issue the first batch of five hun
dren distress warrants. The people
who have enjoyed living lu Douglas
county for the past ten yeais without
paying uny taxes will be abked to con
tribute their delinquencies, with inter
est. If they fail to do so their goods
will bo conflMated and sent to n More
house, to be sold to cover the amount
they owe the county. This system has
worked admirably In the case of the
city, antl County Treasurer Fink de
clares he will give it a trial.
Nebraska Cowl I.uuds Leased.
A. J. Ewlng, of Nebraska City, has
leased a large tract of land that ho
owns and which Is situated south of
that city along the bluffs to a conl com
pany, and they will sink shafts to as
certain how Mick the vein of coal Is
that they unearthed there some tlm
since. The lease runs for twenty-llv
years, and the gentlemen that have
leased it nre confident that they will
uncover a good thick vein of rich coal.
Tho coal that has been taken out is
about twenty Inches In thickness und
bums freely, leaving no cindeis.
To lay Mlllt la Hoys.
Representative Dick of Ohio Intro
duced a bill lu congress appropriating
$50,000 for transportation, pay nnd ex
penses of members of state militias at
tending rifle practice encampments, the
same to be held under dlicctlou of the
secretary of war. The bill also admits
the navy, marlno corps aoid civilian
rifle clubs to compete for the national
trophy and medals now offered by tho
war department for rifle shooting. The
bill further provides that the $30,000
for transportation, etc , of state militia
shall be made annually.
The A moll tit the State (lot.
The stnle treasury has received the
final dividend on the money lost In the
failure of tho Capital City National
bank. Treasurer Mortensen itvelved
notice from the comptroller of the cur
rency thnt u final dividend of .71 of I
per cent hud been declared. The statu
had on deposit in tho bank at the time
of failure, $23(1.3(51.83 and the dividend
received amounted to $1.(578.27. This
makes a complete dividend letovoiei
since tho bank passed under control
of the comptroller of 17.71 per cent.
Ahner Mt'Klnley Seriously III,
Aimer McKlnley, brother of the late
president, who has been suffering from
nervous exhaustion. Is lepoited woise
at his summer home In Sumnieiet,
Pa., being confined to his room.
Kural Knitters in ;r Kalsr,
The house committee on posioftUcs
and post-roads liar, agreed lo (he re
port of n' sub-committee raising the
salaries or the rural free delivery car
riers to a maximum of $720 per annum
Instead of $G00, us at present. The
report ngieed to tnko a way from mHi
curriers tho express und news agency
privileges which they now have.
"What Is the countersign?"
"Three sneezei,, two coughs and a
OLD, BUT EVER NEW.
VE'NERABLE JOKE TALKS.OF
Nothing New In the Theory as Far
as This Laughtcr-lnducer Was Con
cernedOn Earth In Many Dis
guises and at Many Times. ' f
"Metemps-ychosis?" said the Old
Joke, as ho deftly placed unother pill
In his pipe. "Why, of course! Old
story to me, I assure yon. Transmi
gration of souls an everyday occur
rence. And ns for reincarnation why, WA
lltiiaa vnll mt- twit f tin.... I..-.,... Wt I
.w.., ...., ...j ... , i i.uti; i,-cil Hull
ing back to earth for many centuries,
and In ns many different forms nrt
thoso of tho animals that Noah not
old Noah, from my point of view, be
lieve me! had in his ark.
"I tell you, my boy, these Theoro
phlsts havo got tho right Idea about
It. Wo dio but to livo again. Wo
make our little brief appearance on
tho stag of life and then we vanish,
only to return In some now guise- our
astral body tho same, our terrestrial
form tho only thing changed about us.
And sometimes thnt Is not changed as
much ns might be wished. 1 havo
worn many guises in my day Heigh,
ho! It wearies me to begin to thiuK
of them all. There wns the time
when Adam cracked his .sides with
laughter. He had sprung mo upon
his bettor hnlf, antl Eve well. Kvc
wns a woman of exceeding politeness
(as evidence her courtesy to the Ser
pent), and sho did her very best to
smllo ut me, although 1 am fully con
vinced she did not sec my point at all.
"Tho next time I remember to have
como to earth was in the Land or
Nod. That was nbout nine thousand
yenrs ago, ns nearly ns I can tvcullect.
It caused a great sensation anionc; th
simple Noddltes when I was suddenly
sprung upon them ns a New Thing. If
I recollect might, I was printed then
in the newspapers of the time, and the
reporters were kind enough to write
'Laughter' in brackets nfter me. so ns
to mako sure thnt tho Inhabitants
would appreciate mo at my cachin
"Life is too short for me to attempt
to rehearse my various reincarnations
since then. I have appeared In comic
opera and tragedy; have graced the
minstrel stage, and appeared middeuly
In the pulpit ns a Racy Ron Mot. I
have traveled nil over th civilized
world ns a Newspaper Joke. I ha
been illustrated and set to music;"'
have helped to make the fortunes of
several comedians and the reputations
of numerous nfter dinner speakers.
And Inst night will you betlove It?
ono of the best known aud most origi
nal "Hello!" said tho Old Joke, sadly.
"My pipe has gone out and I have not
another pill In the box. I shall die
ir I cannot get a smoko I know I i
shall. But never mind! I shall soon T
come back again in some now form.
nnd tho suffering public will accept
me as the latest nnd newest thing In
Jokes!" New York Herald.
She Knew Them.
"Girls are certnlnly past all unuer
derstnnding," suid tho bis; athletic
fellow to his pretty companion. 'Heie
you make nil sorts of n fuss over to
bacco, while other girls of my ac
qualntnnco request mo to blow Mnoke
Into their hair. Yes, they do; but
goodness knows what for. They say
they like to hnvc tho odor of tobacco
clinging in their tresses. I must say
I can't agree with them. A good fresh
cigar is one thing, but tho odor of
stale tobacco smoke Is another. Some-
times I've thought that maybe the to
bacco did something to the hair, gave
It life, put a glint of gold Into It.
made it moro luxuriant, or something.
Otherwise why should thoy insist thnt
1 puff a lot of smoke on them?"
Tho pretty girl smllod knowingly.
"Did you ever think,' she asked, "that
the odor of stale tobacco about a wom
an might lead her friends to believe
that she had many masculine callers?"
The athletic fellow looked nt her
ndmlringly. "It takes a woman to un
derstand a woman," he said. A
What He Wanted.
He entered the lawyer's office nfter
the manner of tho meek ami mild. His
eyes wero cast to tho floor, his mien
"Aro you the lawyer?" he asked of
call him Smith.
"I nm," sa'.d Smith.
"I want advice," said the wanderer.
"I nm In love with a certain young
woman. I lovo her very much, antl
mean to marry her. She is engaged to
me. But I am afraid sho thinks moro
of another mnn. I went to call on her
the other evening, and disturbed he
ns this other mnn wns kissing her."
''Hint's rather an Interesting stato
of tilings." suggested Smith. "Hut
what can I do for you? I cannot ml
vlso you In any respect resardlns tills
man. Judging by whut you tell mo,
your marriage with this young woman
is something that will not happen."
"Couldn't I couldn't you Isn't it
possible for mo to have an Injunction
served ngalnst this man?"
Smith tried to llguro it out. Xew
The Kls6 In the Cup.
There It no Kliiiltr..s n the Btusi
UnleM tliott iour for ine;
nut taste It Hut before It nas
And I will dilute ulth thee;
lor If thoe lovely lips of thlno ,
Havo breathed upon tho brim t
I wwir that I will drain tho wlJC,
.lltliouKh It i each tho rim.
Oh. who could brnr to say thee nay,
When thou ti.iut L'L.ui if.n ,.,..,
Or who would turn tint other way
"ii"i iiiiui nam iiiipu H up;
I or. oh. the cup liu kept the UUs
And cnrrli-s me n Hinre,
Tpidiow me nil the wnsteil bliss
in' ups nine liiMtiiifd there,
Jane Mluot l.oilce.
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