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ues aro paid, except at the option of the pub
Papers sent out of the county must be paid
(or in ail
The trolley lias emancipatedithe car
horse, and before many years will re
lease the camel in Africa from his an
cient thraldom. Steam and the elec
tric current are powerful workers in
the field of philanthropy.
Gen. Denver, the man after whom the
Colorado city was named, is still living-.
It has been his good fortune to see his
namesake expand from the status of a
frontier village to the dignity of a
hustling western city, with a popula
tion of 170,000.
The three prizes offered by the Cen
tury company for the best stories writ
ten by college graduates of 1597 have
all been won by young women. In
times of expansion the young men have
to hustle in the production of history
instead of romance.
Theodore Camp, of Mount Vernon,
N. Y., has been teaching school for
over 62 years, and now, although in
the eighty-first year of his age, is still
energetic, and seems to have a deeper
interest than ever in his class of boys
and their studies.
If Spain had only stopped to think
that tliere are in this country 240.G'.»S
public Gclioolhouses and 11,4Gj,370 chil
dren in the public schools, it would
have chosen some other antagonist.
The difference in the men behind the
guns began in the schoolrooms.
The laborers who built the pyramids
did not work under such disadvan
tages as have long been attributed to
them. Recent research shows that
they had solid and tubular drills and
lathe tools. The drills were set with
jtwels and cut into the rocks with
keenness and accuracy.
William Barclay Parsons, the chief
engineer of the American syndicate
that is to construct a railroad between
Hong-Kong and Han Kow, has sailed
for China to look over the ground and
Lave the preliminary surveys made.
The line will be GSO miles long and will
be strictly American made.
The American scientists are anxious
to undertake a botanical exploration
of the island of Puerto Jlico, and an ex
position has already been organized
for the work. The Yankee is never
easy in his mind until he knows all
about the natural flora of every part
of the country in which he lives and
pays taxes.
Observations made at tine Massachu
setts agricultural experiment station
show that 80 per cent, of the food oi
the ungainly and' repulsive-looking
toad is made up of insects injurious to
agriculture. The toad is an especial
enemy of the army worm, the cut
worm, and greenhouse pests general
ly, andidoes a lot of good in its modest
Germany maintains 40 commercial
schools and l.'l textile schools as an
aid to its manufacturing interests,
and in this connection it is interest
ing to note that during the past quar
ter of a century that country has in
creased its manufactures ten times.
The fostering ofindustriesisoneof the
prime necessities of a nation's prog
MissLotta Burns, famed as the "moth
er of Klondike," having been the first
white woman to live at Dawson, took
her bicycle with her on her last tlip
to that place. She had no sooner land
ed in Dawson than scores of miners
were bidding for it. The offers went
tip until they reached S7OO, when a
young man named McWilliams became
the owner of the first wheel ever seen
in the Klondike.
A report comes hurtling down the
pike from Havana that the Cubans are
disposed to resist the United States au
thorities. The further claim is made
that the Spaniards would have pro
longed the war indefinitely had they
known the true condition of Shaffer's
army. Those are interesting topics for
country debating societies to wrangle
over, but the probabilities are quite
strong that both Cuba and Spain have
had all the fighting they are likely to
want fort he next 50 years.
Three different ri uimendations as
to the size at whirl *» regular army
should be put will rt *v>ngress at its
coming session, fro U quarters.
Gen. Miles will say ttiy should
number about one so Very 1.000
of the country's popul is would
make the army numb Vooat
Ihe present tin \ Set ;r will
favor 75,000, and "'bail Sf the
house military committee, will intro
duce a bill calling for 100.000. A reg
ular army large enough to meet, all the
immediate needs of the nation will
probab'y be provided.
The Republican* Have Won n «.ootl
Claim 1 pon the People for
Their Support.
LittJ* more than a year ago the re
publican administration and congress
staked everything on the soundness
of their conviction regarding the true
remedy for business pros! ration. The
second year of an administration al
ways brings political low tide. If,
added to that perennial tendency to
ward reaction, there should be failure
to perform the promises of the party,
failure to discharge the chief duty
for which it was intrusted with pow
er, the public disappointment might
he expected to produce reverses. To
republican leaders the duty was then
plain, and also the fact thai respon
sibility would fall upon the party in
pow r if the methods emplryed for
the restoration of general prosperity
should prove mistaken or insufficient.
It was earnestly urged by the advo
cates of various monetary theories
that nothing could bring prosperity
unless their theories were adopted.
Some said that nothing would serve
but free coinage of silver; others noth
ing would answer but retirement of
greenbacks and substitution of bank
notes. without limit or with more or
less freedom. The republican party be
lieved the one thing necessary was lo
restore protection of home industries
and an adequate revenue, and with a
full sense of its responsibility acted on
that conviction.
The state of business and of indus
tries to-day shows how far this course
has been justified. It is not necessary
here to recapitulate well-known facts.
Since June, 1897, the month before the
nsw tariff was enacted, the volume of
business throughout the country has
increased more than $1,000,000,000 in a
month, and has come to exceed by from
ten to fifteen fier cent, the largest busi
ness ever done at the same season in
the most prosperous of past jears. The
number of hands employed in the va
rious industries has increased greatly
—in the iron industry about a quarter,
in some others more and in others less,
but on the whole so largely that earn
ings and expenditures of the working
people have everywhere expanded more
than was expected by the most san
guine. Meanwhile heavy crops have
also added to the prosperity of the mil
lions of farmers and those dependent
on them.
The republican party would not be
discharging its duties to the country
if it did not earnestly appeal to the peo
ple to uphold a national policy which
has so completely surprised its adver
saries and even surpassed the hopes of
most of its adherents. It is not in or
der to maintain that nothing else re
mains to be done, that the public pros
perity cannot be further promoted by
reforms in the currency or elsewhere.
But it is the duty of the party to show
that the course it selected as the one
necessary above all others has been
abundantly justified by events, and it
may with abundant reason claim that
the party which has thus wisely dis
charged its duty in the past shall be
trusted to deal with other problems
that may concern the general welfare.
The right of the party to public con
fidence and support has been greatly in
creased by the honorable negotiations
which preceded war and enlisted for
the country the admiration of civilized
jiations by the great foresight and en
ergy of preparations for war which
made it the shortest and cheapest
struggle of modern history in propor
tion to its vast results; bf the wise and
resolute leadership which brought it to
a victorious close, with the least ex
penditure of lives and resources, and
with such honor to American arms that
the nation has taken a new place in the
world. All this accomplished, in un
wavering accordance with the pledges
given in the platform upon which Pres
ident McKinley was elected, deserves
from the country hearty support for
the president in completing the work
and securing its results for the nation.
Errors tliere have been, and no nation
long without experience in war ever en
tered upon an important struggle with
out many mistakes; but the same fidel
ity and wisdom which have brought the
main result so quickly and so cheaply
for the country may with reason be
expected to apply without hesitation
or needless delay those reforms which
experience has shown to be necessary.
The government, which has far sur
passed ail expectations, both in do
mestic and foreign emergencies, is not
one which the people can with wisdom
or fairness fail to uphold.—N. Y. Trib
ItcneKndc Oeinocrnts.
The country is still standing on its
arms., waiting to see whether Spaiu
will yield to its demands or force it
iiito war again. Hut the democrats of
New York refuse to discuss national
affairs. They turn sullenly to"state
issues." The national good or evil
with which the situation is fraught is
immeasurable; yet the New York dem
ocrats deprecate considerat ion of that
question and profess to be absorbed
in"state issues." There is still before
the country, kept there by renewed
declarations for free silver on the part
if nine-tenths of tlie democracy, a
financial issue that the supporters of
honest money say threatens national
dishonor and commercial disaster,
and the democracy says is the on'?
national salvation. But the NewYoiH
democrats slink from mentioning il,
end say that "state issues" alone are
properly before the public. Yet in
this election there are to be chosen
in the state of New York 34 members
of the house of representatives, nearly
a tenth of the house, and one of New-
York's two senators. Was there ever
so pusillanimous a flight from the po
litical defense of a nation, as the party
of the renegades sees it. or so shame
faced an avoidance of a party's atti
tude upon the great national ques
tions?—N. Y. Sun.
The Outlook for the Democrats Jo
the Coiuliift Content In Mot
Very Pronilnliitf.
The Louisville Courier-Journal is a
pretty earnest democratic newspaper.
But evidently it«s Washington corre
spondent has no hope of democratic
success in the coining congressional
contests. He has been looking the
grout,<l over very carefully, mid, while
lie is confident there will be some in
crease of democratic strength in the
house of representatives, he cn%not
figure out a majority for his side. The
present house stands: „
Republicans 199
Democrats 132
Populists 19
Silver republicans 7
Total 357
Thus the republicans have a clear
majority over all opposing forces of
41. On all party questions except
those relating to the currency the sil
ver republicans act with the other re
publicans, so that the party strength
is practically 200, or a majority of 43
over the opposition.
The Courier-Journal correspondent,
carefully considering the chances,
conies to the conclusion that demo
cratic ga ; ns can be expected from the
following states:
New York fi (Maryland 2
Illinois 6!North Carolina 2
Indiana 3|Texas 1
Ohio 5 Virginia 1
Pennsylvania ujWest Virginia J
New Jersey II
Alabama 2| Total 38
Kentucky 21
"It is believed," he adds, "that the
democrats will sustain losses in tha
extreme west, but to what extent is
mere conjecture, and at this time
there is not sufficient information in
the possession of anyone to form a
reliable opinion." The fact is that the
drift in the west of late has been
steadily away from the democratic
party, and the returns next month
from that locality are likely to be
a surprising revelation to those who
have counted on republican reverses.
In the east, too, the democratic dal
liance with Bryanism is prelty cer
tain to cost the party dear, for the
great mass of the people are ready to
stamp upon the Chicago platform with
greater emphasis than they did in 1896.
However, giving the correspondent all
he claims, it will be seen that he falls
somewhat short of making out a dem
ocratic majority in the next house.
On the other hand, republicans will
show timely prudence by recognizing
the possibility of substantial demo
cratic gains unless proper effort is
made to defeat them. Senator ITanna,
of Ohio, chairman of the republican
national committee, and one of the
most competent and alert of political
managers, has pointed out some of the
dangers ahead. When asked for his
views lie said.:
"You will see the exact situation c' the
campaign at present when I recall to you
that In 1896 there were 60 congressional dis
tricts In which members were elected by
a majority of less than 1,000 votes. This
was true of democrats as well as repub
licans. The majority of these districts
were carried by less than 500 plurality, and
you can see at once how Important it Is to
arouse interest and activity in these dis
tricts. The republicans must not let
the democrats get ahead of them in work "
It is in these close districts that the
democrats will put forth especial ef
fort, and there they must be watched
ami their schemes frustrated. Over
confidence and lack of vigilance may
endanger, republican supremacy in
congress. But with the conditions so
clearly understood, with the people
aroused as they have not been in a
generation by the glorious results of
the war, and with patriotic indigna
tion at the cowardly and
abie attitude of a large portion of the
democratic party with regard to the
conduct of the war and the great and
inspiring issues now confronting the
nation, voters should not hesitate in
giving their support to an administra
tion which represents the noblest
American purposes. The way to
strengthen the hands of President Mc-
Kinley and assure the forward march
of the United States along the path
of its splendid destiny is to send to the
house of representatives a strong ma
jority in close sympathy with the ad
ministration's views.—Troy Times.
Folliipftr of Krec Sllrer.
The democratic managers who are
trying to run the western end of the
party in the interest of free silver
would do well to ponder on the com
plete collapse of the cause in the east.
Nearly all I he democratic conventions
and candidates in that section of the
country arc either ignoring the sub
ject or eomirg out frankly against the
Chicago platform. The Baltimore Sun
prints an interview with Mr. I{. B. Tip
pett, democratic nominee for con
gress in the Second Maryland district,
embracing part of the city of Balti
more. iti which he says:"ln order
that there may be no misapprehension
as to my position on the financial ques
tion, should the same be made an issue
in this campaign, I wish to say that I
am absolutely in favor of the gold
standard." In like manner Mr. F. C.
Stevens, of Attica, X. V., in declining
the democratic nomination for state
senator, assigns as a reasoa"the adop
tion yf sew ideas and principles to
which I cannot conscientiously sub
scribe," and cites the free silver plank
of the Chicago platform as one. And
so ti e lost cause continues to lose.—
Indianapolis Journal.
irrMr. F. W. Bruington. formerly of
Atlantic, and one of the active work
! ing republicans of lowa, is now located
at Macon. Col. He is still a gold stand
ard republican of the most deter
mined character, and lie is keeping his
eyes open to discover the effect of gold
standard rule in the silver states. lie
writes the Register that "(here nevei
lias been i time when there was such a
demand 112. r labor in Colorado, the un
skilled labor of the masses and th?
skilled b.bor of the artisan." lit
writes that the demand for labor als:
extends over Montana and all the
other mountain silver states.—lows
State Register.
la There Any ('mine for llfltrft to
Tlioae \V li o llrlprd Moke
Him Prr«i<tent I
The Journal addresses itself to the
men who voted for William McKinley
in November, 1896. The most of you
who <1 id so were confident that it was
the best thing to do; a few were not so
confident, but they followed the ad
vice of others.
Speaking to the mass of the men who
voted for President McKinley in 1896,
we ask: Do you regret it—you who de
sired better times, confidence in busi
ness and better employment —do you
regret that you helped to elect William
McKinley president? We urge every
voter for McKinley in 1890 who reads
this to ask himself: Ho I regret voting
for McKinley?
There may be a few wliohuve regrets,
but the number is exceedingly small.
A few may be vexed about insignificant
matters like the making of a post
master, but when it comes to the large
affairs of a great nation, if there are
any Mt-Kinley voters who are dissatis
fied, republican committees do not find
There should be no dissatisfaction.
The McKinley administration and the
party in accord with him have dr»ne
thus far all that they promised to do
during the canvass of 1890. They have
restored confidence to business by as
suring the country that no distracting
sixteen-to-one scheme shall paralyze
business while they are in power. This
confidence has caused the expansion of
business, a rapid recovery of every im
portant industry in the land, and a gen
eral prosperity has succeeded wide
spread depression. Not- one man in a
thousand who voted for William Mc-
Kinley will deny these things. Such be
ing the case, do you, McKinley voters,
desire these conditions to continue?
If you do. you must goto the polls and
approve them by votir.g for repre
sentatives who have aided the presi
And the war—can there be any men
who voted for William McKinley who
do not approve the course the presi
dent has pursued, the courage and wis
dom with which he resisted unwise ac
tion by congress, the vigor with which
he caused the war to be prosecuted
when once begun, and Ills statesman
ship displayed in forcing the terms of
peace? There may be such, but if
there are they successfully keep the
secret to themselves, as if ashamed of
it. It is fair to assume that 99 out of
every 100 men who voted for McKinley
in 18' JO most, cordially approve the gen
eral conduct of the war. It is possible
that the McKinley voters who hav"
been so zealous in encouraging enlist
ments, and who have shouted them
selves out of voice over briiliant vic
tories, have so suddenly lost their in
terest in these glorious achievements
that they will neglect to vote foi Over
street, Landis, Faris and other repre
sentatives who have backed the pres
ident? The Journal does not believe
the McKinley voters in Indiana are
that kind of men.—lndianapolis Jour
Democrat* Are Yilllf ylnff and Slan
dering the President and Hi*
One danger confronts the repub
lican party —it is just as well to be
frank about these matters—a bare
possibility that the people may not
fully understand the momentous im
portance of their going to the polls
and casting their ballots on election
day. Once they realize this there is
no longer cause for apprehension.
The administration of I'resident. Mc-
Kinley is attacked by the democrats
through villiflcation, misrepresenta
tion and direct falsehood. The glory
of our arms, of which the people are
so prouel, is being smirched by scandal
mongers, uncontrolled by conscience
anel unfettered by facts. The whole
policy of progression outlined as the
logical sequence of our conquests is
menaced by these political despera
does fighting under the guise of demo
crats. They are out on a wrecking
cruise, with the black flag flying, and
the proper way to meet them is with
steady broadsides of loyal republican
Col. Roosevelt, in his Carnegie hall
speech, put the case strongly when he
truthfully told his heroes that if the
men who are opposing and denouncing
the president and his policy secure a
victory at the polls that victory will be
interpreted abroad as a repudiation
of the war from which we have just
emerged so triumphantly. It will
strengthen the hand of our enemies,
give life to foreign jealousy and in
trigue and endanger every great result
achieved by our army a7id navy.
The war was the people's war; its
results are the people's glorification.
The issue involves more than part izan
ism. it involves patriotism. Once hav
ing awakened to a realization of the
menace to their interests and the
glory of their flag, the people will rise
in their might and rally to the support
of the country in peace with the same
loyalty as in war.
That is why the case is thus frankly
and openly put before them—that
they may see their duty. Having seen
it, there is no question of their doing
It fully and faithfully.—-Cincinnati
Commercial Tribune.
I'The democratic attempt to make
a campaign issue out of alleged mis
management of the war in providing
for the soldiers has reacted. The
rpeech of ('apt. Allen, of the One llun
elreel and Fifty-eighth Indiana, himself
a elemocrat, vigorously denouncing
the whole business, was a body blow,
while the statements of (Jens. Wheeler,
Lee and others before the investigat
ing commission have demonstrated
that in a very large measure the
charges are the disreputable untruth -
of yeliow journalism.—lndianapolis
UemocnitH Have Ahinjn Sulked In
the Rear at Critical
The issues of the approaching con
gressional election are sufficiently de
fined to show that the democratic
party intends to oppose not only the
conduct arid management of the war
but the peilicies necessary to harvest
its fruits. This is not the first time
the party has taken this position. It
did so in every election that occurred
during the civil war. The democratic
state conventions of 1862 attacked the
conduct eif the war and Abraham Lin
coln byname. It was the second year
of his administration and of the war,
an "off year" in politics, and they
hoped to succeed. They elected only
75 members out of 186. The republic
ans, the war party, hael a clear ma
jority of 25 which was large for that
time. In 1804 the democrats adopted
the same policy, declaring the war for
the preservation of the union to be a
failure and arraigning Mr. Lincoln's
administration for neglect of the sol
diers The national platform con
tained the following:
"Resolved, That the shameful disregard
of the administration of its duty Iri re
spect to our fellow-citizens who now are,
and long have been, prisoners of war, in a
suffering condition, deserves tfto severest
reprobation, on the score alike of public
policy and common humanity."
This was the way in which the stay
at-home democrats of that day, the
Ilendrickses, Yoorheeses, Vallanding
hams and ethers arrigned President
Lincoln for his "shameful neglect" of
the soldiers. The Turpies. the Baileys
and their kind are pursuing the same
course to-day toward President Mc-
Kinley. As the result of the demo
cratic policy in 1864 Mr. Lincoln was
reelected by an overwhelming popular
majoiity and 212 electoral votes to 21
for his opoonent, and the democrats
elected only 35 out of 185 members of
What arc the great questions now*
before the country and people? Not
to mention domestic issues, including
the tariff and money questions, both
important, there are the questions
growing out of the war—the questions
of national expansion in territory and
commerce, of holding and governing
our r.ew possessions, of constructing
the Nicaragua canal, of building up
e>ur merchant marine and of starting
the ration on its new career of prog
ress. The elemocratic party ignores
all these and other kindred questions
of national importance and ny.l<s for
popular support on the contemptible
plat'r.rm o r opposition to the conduct
of the war and denunciation of Presi
dent McKinley. If the American peo
ple have not- retrograded in patriot
ism they will answer them as they did
in 1?62 anel IS6-I.—lndianapolis Jour
Frff Sllverlte* Are Kreplnii Their
Pet In*n<* In the ltncU-
There har been a studied effort on
the part of democracy in all parts of
the country to neglect national Issues
in the present campaign anel confine
debate, if possible, to local issues. The
trouble comes from the gold demo
crats. They are so bitterly opposed te>
silver that local issues of any kind
dwarf into nothingness in comparison.
Hence the shrewder of the democrats,
who are for democracy before anel
after everything else, lay low and
cloud the fight with local issues.
But tli« silverites appreciate the sit
uation, as is shown by an extract from
the paper owned and controlled by
Senator Stewart, e>f Nevada. This
frank paper, called the Silver Knight
Watchman, says:
"If it is the purpose of the democratic
leaders In New York to weaken their op
ponents this year by the defeat of stata
Issues, and then in 1900 to place the demo
cratic party of the Kniplre state in the
thickest of the as marked out by
the national convention, the result may
prove their wisdom. There is nothing in
the New York democratic platform which
shows the slightest opposition to an-y
portion of the Chicago platform, hut
on the contrary, its declaration of contin
ued allegiance to democratic principles ii»
a substantial endorsement of the latest an
nouncement eif these principles by ho
national convention of 1896. It must not ba
feirgotten that New York is the enemy's
country, and that if he can be dislodged
In that state by any method short of re
nunciation of bimetallism pure and sVm
ple, the friends of free coinage of both
metals will then be in better condition for
the great struggle of 1900."
'i' Wat presents the situation plainly.
The democrats have not repudiated
the silver heresies, nor will they. When
the national convention meets the sil
verites of the west and southwest will
hold the balance of power and free sil
ver will be in the platform in char
acters good and plain. The safe way
at present is to kill the issue at its
horning. Fleet republicans all along
the line, and especially republican
congressmen. To do otherwise is to
provoke discussions and meddling in
the lower house, to the great detri
ment of business everywhere.
As a whole, democracy cannot
handle national questions in a broad
and itatesmanlike way. Better keep
them out of power for another gen
eration at least.—Cincinnati Commer
cial Tribune.
C~7"lt is intimated that if Col. Bryan
secures his release from military du
ties before election elay he might be
induced to come te> New York to aid
in the canvass of his friend, Judge
Van Wyck. If he waits for the induce
ment to be helel out. it is safe to say
fliat lie will never come. The demo
cratic managers, on the contrary,
would goto any length to induce him
to stay away in order that they may
not b» embarrassed in their efforts to
dedge national issues.—Troy Times.
(DT.ound money, protection and ter*
rito' ial expansion—these are the tlirce
issues on which the republican party
will win thi« year.—lndianapolis Jour
Won I nnu Man In IV'ew York Objects to
Former Geogrnpliieul Clu*-
• llicatlon.
"We of the east," said a New York man,
"do not appreciate how the country has
spread, as a result of the war with Spain, «9
our fellow-citizens in the west appreciate
it. I was in the office of my hotel, near the
counter, when a new arrival wrote his name
arid town and said he wanted a front room
with a private hath. My business keeps ma
on the alert for people who live beyond th«
Mississippi, and as soon as I could do BO
with propriety I looked at the register and
saw that the new arrival was from Helena,
Mont. Then 1 made my advances by ask
ing him how business was in the west. At
that he flared and asked:
" 'How do you know where I am from—
what makes you think I am from the west'r'
"1 explained that [ had looked at the reg
ister, and in order to appease any suspicion
on his part that I had a gold brick to dis
pose of 1 handed him my card and apolo
gized, for when you have done that to a
western man he is yours.
" 'But 1 am not from the west,' he pro
" 'You are from Montana?' I asked.
" 'That's what; but you don't call Mon
tana the west, I reckon,' he replied, with a
combination of southern and western ac
"I said as mildly as I could that it was so
classified in the geography I knew and ao re
garded by people in the east.
" 'Not since the war,' he replied.
"For a moment I did not know where I
was 'at.' Hut he came to my relief:
"'I reckon you know we ve recently took
the Sandwich islands in out of the wet?"
"I acquiesced with proper American pride.
" 'I reckon you know about that other is
land, Luzon, or whatever they call it? That's
just as good as ours as long as Dewey's
"I followed him in his enthusiasm, for it
was infectious, and I assented.
_ " 'Well, then,' he asserted as a clincher,
'if you want to know how business is in the
west, you had better call up Honolulu or
Manila. Strikes me, if there was no mis
take made by Dewey—and I don't think
there was—that Helena, Mont., comes pret
ty nigh being in the middle of the United
States as they lay at the present writing.' "
—N. Y.
A Jiocejunry Crimp.
Celebrated Lawyer—Now tell me, hon
est ly. did you rob that bank?
Client (in disgirst)—Of course T did. Do
yer s'pose I'd be able to retain yer if I didn't?
—Harlem Life.
Free Home* In \Ve*t* m rn Florida.
There are about 1,000,000 acres of Gov
eminent land in Northwest Florida, subject
to homestead entry, and about half as much
again of railroad lands for sale at very low
rates. These lands are on or near the line
of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad, and
Mr. It. •!. Wernyss, General Land Commis
sioner, I'ensacola, will be glad to write you
all about them. If you wish togo down
and look at them, the Louisville &, Nash
ville Railroad provides the way and the
opportunity on the first and third Tues
day of each month, with excursions at only
$2 over one fare, for round-trip tickets.
\Vrite Mr. ('. I'. At more. General Passen
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Advice (Inlrkly Taken.
Physician—You are living too high.
Patient—That's so;_ I've got to get ft
cheaper doctor. —N. Y. Vim.
Ever thus—heirs to aches and pains. St.
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Hi* Way.
The Suitor—l love your daughter with all
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Her Father—Yes—same way you smoke
After that, of course, nothing more could
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A mixed pain has bruise and 6prain. St.
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Beauty is like a cooking stove —no good if
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