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(-;vrH..'fliiMNKr' ftTT.FNTOWN DEMOCRAT. THURSDAY, DEO. 11. J 913 FIFTEENTH PAOTT tTnlted.Evangellcal Church Rev, Mr. 'marriage they have lived In various when her husband was pastor, O. O. F. NEWS. Hoover was conducting a conference parts of the State. . For the past ten FIRE HORSE, 13 HOGS AND A STEER PERISH IN LAROEBARN FIRE. The burn , wagon shed, pig sties and 8ENT TO REFORMATORY. A case "whloh has attracted more years they have lived continuously in Harrlsburg, during which time Mr. Deputy President R. Etta Barr and member of her Instating staff consisting uf Pnst- President. Minnie C. Werlfiv. Laura 70 kort. Clara Nniliif, noover waa pasior oiine barrio tna pag8ng interest In Criminal FUNERAL OF MRS HOOVER CONDUCTED TUESDAY. Mrs. Mary Elizabeth, wife of Rev. J. yillls Hoover, former pastor of Ebeu-exer Church, aged 53 years, residing at 20 North Eighteenth street, Harris-burg, died at her home Friday night from heart-failure and 'was . burled Tuesday at Hummelstown. She was engaged In reading a news Kmmn Rnhlnml MnrvB. Dennis, left by big young victim to a lonely ' spot about fifty . yards from the main street. He did not deny his gulll and was sent to Huntingdon Reformatory by Judgo Scott. In passing sentence Judge Scott took ltito consideration tine age of the accused and said that ha would not send him to the county prison or the penitentiary, but rather to a place where he would probably be benefitted and given an opportunity to receive a further Mrs. Hoover Is survived by her mix Tuesday and went to 'Stclnsvllle, In Fleetwood when he learned of his wife's death. -Mrs. Hoover had been ailing for some months, but had been' about her household duties, as usual. Her death came before a physician summoned had arrived sit the bouse.- . Mrs. Hoover was born In Lebanon county. May 26, 1861, being the daughter of Hiram and Rebecca Parker. At the age of two years her parents mov had gained such headway that It was seen that the barn could not be saved. In ait endeavor to. save some of the stock the son was almost overcome by smoke. Five horses, thirteen 1okb and a steer were consumed In. the blaze, as were a large quantity of hay and' straw and all of the farm machinery. The barn had been built about twenty years ago and recently an addition B'O, built. The loss of the building and the stock Is estimated at between IG000 and $7000, with about one-third Insurance to cover the, loss. Advertise In the Democrat': where following: a line supper served nt the home of Mrs. Mary Sold, secre- i.rv of Lady Kol wellcr h?iukhii im. No. 313. I. O. O. K. thcy other outbuildings . on the farm of Justice of the Peace John H. Noif, In Moore township, about a mile from linersville, waa completely destroyed Tuesday afternoon by fire of unknown origin. A son, Perry Nolf,' was feeding the stock In the barn when he noticed a spark fall from above. Almost immediately the entire upper portion of the barn was ablaze -and within a few minutes It Court at Easton was that of the Commonwealth against Irwin L-lchten-walner, aged 18, of Hellertown, who waa charged with rape on Eva Weaver, eleven years old, of the same place. The attack Is alleged to have been made several weeks ago, after both parties had been at a festival given in a hall at that place and while they were on their way home. The aocused Is said to have carried i,, i:,ll(.rl the officers of that lodite, paper when she wi suddenly attack ed by a pain whit h rendered her help mother, Mrs. Rebecca "' Parker; her' husband, and the following children: Willis P., of Lebanon: Ralph L., of York; Harofd L Frank A. and Jeanette, -of Harrlsbiirg. --One brother, B. L. Parker, and one sister, Mrs. S. D. Musser, both of-Harrlsburg, also survive The deceased, was very well known In Allentown, having lived here twi e, The officers Installed were: Noble cirand. Annie Kollwellpr; Vice Grand, ed to Hummelstown, and when - she was nine moved to Harrlsburg. Mrs. irono wthpfnlf :. Secretary. Mary C, less, and dropping the paper, died -shortly after. Rev.-Hoover la Presiding' Ekler of the East Pennsylvania District of the Hoover was -married .to Jtev. Mr. For COUCHES, adv Sold; Treasurer, Ivanora Muth: Warden, Amanda Groufe, Conductor, T.ena Waldnlleh! Riant Supporter to Hoover on March 17, 1881. - Since their DUNGAN & FRY. Noble Grand. Annio Luts; Left Sup-nnrter to Noble Grand, Dora Lutz; Chaplain, Meda Frey; Inside Guard, Pauline Wuchter; Outside Guard, Alice Klinyaman; Rtsrht Supporter to Vice Oranii. Anna Levnn; Left Supporter WAS THE PROFESSOR HOW commit no faux pas, and as she went down stairs was heard to repeat to herself, "Meggs Meggs Meggs not BLOODLESS SPORT THWARTED. ,.' There is a certain venerable college Farrell." Grandmother Grandfather Dear and to Vice Grand, Minnie Waidelich; Ttifsht Altar Bearer, Jeanette Hartman; Left Altar Bearer, Misourl GreenaWalt. Deputy Barr will install the officers ' of Lady Lincoln Rabakah Lodge, No. 72. I. O- O. P.. this evening. The officers of Orpah Lodge, No. ,150, will be installed on Tuesday evening, December 16. . professor in New York who is esteemed for his great learning by all who know him, and loved by all for his benevolent At the conclusion of the call the old lady was met at the head of the stairs by the daughter, who at once X J E are glad to note that the senti- V V ment in favor of bloodless hunt TAKING THOUGHT. . i The daughters of a 'certain charm-ins old htdy in Washington ..are frequently much upset by the odd social blunders of their parent, whose failings in this respect are, however, more than offset by her kindliness of manner. ' - Among the callers to the. house of this family was a Mrs. Farrell, who, after some years of widowhood, again married, this time becoming the wife of a Mr. Meggs. "If you love us, mother," said one observed an ominous " expression of ing is increasing in all parts of despondency on the old lady's face. "Oh, mother," she exclaimed, "sure ALB.IWT,,!J www HAT OP SCIENCE DIDICATED. the country. It is the unnecessary shedding of innocent gore that has kept many a parent from letting his offspring have a gun, when if people would only ly you didn't " . and kindly character. Despite his learning and kindliness, however, the professor has his little pet failing, which takes the form of making .interminably long after-dinner speeches. Once he gets well into his subject, he unconsciously falls into class-room habits, and his remarks assume the aspect of a complete lecture. - At the annual alumni dinner of the By George Weston (Copyrighted 1311 by Harper & Bros.) "No, Clara, replied the mother em one load of buckshot fired at random into the brush. Shooting oranges with buckshot has been forbidden by statute in Lowet California, owing to the large amount of orange juice squirted on passers-by at the moment of impact. Expert orange-shooters always bring down the fruit unpunctured by aiming slow-ty and not firing until the twig is covered. A sad accident is reported from Asheville, North Carolina, where Col. Richardson Bosby-shell, "while jacking for watermelons last Thursday night, shot three negroes in the fleshy part of the back, mistaking them for one phatically, "I didn't. I was so careful to call her Mrs. Meggs all the time." "Well, what's the trouble, then?" . "Oh, dear!" murmured the kindly old lady, as she sank into a chair. "It was awful of me, I know! When I greeted her I said, 'I am glad to see you, Mrs. Meggs. How is Mr. HEN Mr. . Higgins advertised for a bright stenographer give over killing, the whole situation would be changed, and we would bring up our boys to be good shots without making them join the Navy or enter West Point. We hope to see the day when the hunting items from various parts of the country will read somewhat like the following budget of news: Abner Peabody, of Bath, Maine, of the girls, when the newly married lady's card had been brought in one afternoon shortly after the completion of the honeymoon, "don't make the mistake of -calling her Mrs. - Farrell." The mother solemnly promised to professor's college he has been for many years the senior guest and speaker. The dinner has usually been very formal, solemn and depressing, so the younger element resolved to try to liven tip the' drawer- of her desk ahd went out to lunch.1 In the hall outside she stopped for a minute, ami through the . transom she heard Mr. Higgins come out of his room in -search, of that important letter. , She heard him walk over to her desk and she heard him open the neat and willing) it is doubtful if he knew what a bright stenographer-Fate had in store for him, but in any event he selected little Miss The dedicatory exercises of the new Science Hall at Albright CoUeore, My-; erstown was held Tuesday afternoon. The exercises were held in the college chapel. Rev. J. P. Dunlap, D. D., the President, presided. Dr. C. A. Bowman, the dean of the college, de-, livered an historical address. ' Prof. J.' P. Stober. of the department of Biology and Geology, delivered the principal address. Rev. A. M. Sampsel, financial agent of the college, represented the executive committee on the program. The credit is due the agent for the vigorous way in which ho has pushed the canvass for funds. He has been in the field about nine months and last week passed tho $37,000 mark. The building is located on a beautiful corner of the campus, south of occasion. ' Until recently, - however, the venerable professor has always unwit Tauser from a dozen applicants, and Miss Tauser joined the office force of while hunting in the woods- near of his melons, which are running large tingly succeeded in thwarting their aims. Higgins & Company. The rest of the Moosehead Lake last Thursday, shot seventeen toadstools and a wild car for he had to be called upon for a "few this season. ; The potato shoot at the Sasskatch- drawer. The third morning that Miss Tauser was late Mr. Higgins was waiting for her, and it was not so much the things he said that bothered Miss Tauser as the fact that Henry heard it all. he words," whereupon he would arise, smil rot. He reports that the daisy season bids fair to be an abundant one. A Greek God Reincarnated awan Hunt Club last Saturday was a ing and serene, and speak for never less force consisted of the office-boy. Mr. Higgins was a mellow old gentleman with snow-white hair and a smile that was deceiving. As long as than one hour. 1 The season on dandelions opens in very successful affair. The silver vanity bag presented by the governors for first prize was won by Horace ; This year the dinner committee re solved to take heroic measures to save the Adirondacks next Thursday, and already some crack shots from New York, Albany and Syracuse are on the occasion, but could think of no plan to head off the worthy, professor without UST two years .ago a young Ameri j' can boy seeking fame and fortune in artistic lines wandered into Athens running the risk of 'offending or slight ing him. One of the graduates, how ever, a youth who had been in the pro took her dictation that morning in perfect silence and with her nose so high in the air that she could hardly see her note-book, and before she went to lunch she wrote the following grand-filial lines: "Dear Grandmother and Grandfather. Mamma didn't want me to come to work to-day because I'm not feeling very- well, but I insisted because Old Snooper (that is- the name I call old .Higgins He-ha!) is so cranky lately that I just detest him really..' No; l.did not get my raise to fessor s class throughout the current year, got wind of the committee's diffi the main building. It is 55 feet square and four stories high. It will contain the physica.1 and biological laboratories, space for the natural history museum, which contains a large number of specimens rooms for the mlneralogical laboratory and very fine quarters for a scientific lecture room. The work was In charge of a competent building committee, consisting rf W. J. Gruhler, of Philadelphia; John R. Miller, Reading; Dr. J. P. Dunlap, J. G. Mohn, the donor of the Mohn Ka.ll; Rev. A. Stapleton, Rev. A. M. Bampsel and Dr. H. Franklin Schlegel, he secretary of the executive committee. ' The student body had a holiday and the musical organizations of the college furnished tho music for the occasion under the direction of Miss Ella -Phillips, the instructor, who sang . solo. - - culty and, without divulging the nature of his plan, announced that he ' would Lillyblossom, who missed only four potatoes in six bushels sprung from the traps. The second prize, a platinum egg-cup and fork, was won by Templeton Simpkins, with a record of six misses in twenty-three pecks. The booby prize was awarded to the ever-popular Billy Peters, who didn't miss any, but took his fried. .,- - The Marylebone Rifle Club starts for Indiana on Monday- next for its annual squash-hunt. Last' year they brought home three car-loads, but it is hardly expected that they will do so well this year, the country having already been pretty well beaten up , and denuded of game by the squash trust. hand eager for the chase. A cable despatch from Zamboanga states that Lord Melonhurst, who is shooting over the Congo preserves of the Earl of Mothball, bagged thirty-five brace of juniper bushes and not less than three. hundred pine cones in one morning's shoot last week. The Congo authorities are seriously considering a closed season on all vegetation for the next seven years. Zenas Pillsbury, of Pallambosky, Michigan, reports that huckleberry-shooting in the upper waters of the Askidniak River is better than it ever was before. He brought down eighteen quarts last Saturday night with unique. New York Society has enjoyed him for the past winter, but professionally only, for Paul Swan is a recluse and as son as his performance is over he steals quietly away. He has painted wonderful pictures of Nazimova, and many portraits of the children of the four hundred of New York. He has sculpt busts of many of the prominent men and women. He has interpreted original, dancers that are children of his brain and soul. His popularity is second to none and he is worshipped by every class of men and women from high society to the Suffragists for whom he appeared in public twice last winter with only a leopard skin to- cover him. he was getting everything he wanted he was as affable as any patriarch, but at other times he wasn't. . .. Little Miss Tauser had a nose commonly known as a snub, and it gave her a particularly saucy appearance because it was freckled. ' When she worked the typewriter her hands moved so quickly that they looked like two white blurs -and the machine made a noise like the chattering of teeth. ;. Whereat Mr. Higgins, listening at the door of his private room, cubbed his hands together and smiled deceivingly. The office-boy was morose and dignified and for the first half-hour his speech with Miss Tauser was confined to single syllables grudgingly; enunciated, but when he walked over to her esk and silently took a pencil from her top drawer. Miss Tauser had an idea which she cauried out by dashing a sheet of paper into her typewr'ter and writing these few and quietly took up a small studio on one of the top floors of an old building. ' Before a week had gone by some artists had discovered the American boy and were so enthusiastic over his work that they introduced him to several of the established artists of .Athens. . They were immediately struck by the wonderful beauty of the young artist and impressed by the talent shown in his paintings, sketches and sculptures. In a month he was the "rage" of Athens. Society took him up lionized him; the artists encouraged him and when he $ts, and I am thinking of leaving this place. I have had three or four dis agreements with him lately, and I have made him look very foolish, tie said some very unpleasant things to me this morning, Old Snooper did; and when I went into his private office to single-handed vanquish the professor. The night of the dinner came, and the president (the toast-master being abolished, as per schedule) called upon the professor, according to custom, to "say a few words." The venerable' gentleman arose and commenced to give his reminiscences of the college, beginning 1855. He ambled along slowly from 1856 to 1 57, and was just concluding an anecdote concerning some event in 1850, when the youth with the magic charm drew something from his pocket unobserved and held it under the table. Instantly there was the prolonged ring of take his old dictation I told him I didn't think he was a gentleman. HEARD MONTESSORI. He said. Well. Miss lauser. you are very witty, indeed, but I don't care to have you use your wit on me.' INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORTING He-ha! I laughed out loud. Right in his face. He is very sneaky and I told him so. I told him I didn't need to have any one sneaking around look Allentown School Teachers Spent a ' Day in Philadelphia. The following teachers of the various school buildings of this city, attended the lecture given by Madame Montis-Bori, the noted woman lecturer who came to this country with, a system of teaching known as the "Montessori Method of Education," - held in tlie Academy of Music, Philadelphia: The NOTES. Vassar College has decided not to put up .a crew against Yale and Harvard linesi an electric bell, such as are placed in the ing after me. I told him I was not thick, and he said. "No, that's the trou this year, but a challenge to a Marathon :Iass-rooms to announce the end of a ecture. The' professor came to an ble; there is not a thick brain in your Crocheting Contest has been forwarded "Dear Grandmother and Grandfather T have a new place and I like it ever so much. It beats ray old abrupt stop.. He absent-mindedly made head. Ha-ha! . "Your affectionate "Virginia." Misses Ijaura Busse, Emma Weida, Bertha Bernhard, Mabel Frey, Cather a; movement as though to gather up his by the Sorosis Athletic Association at Poughkeepsie, to the athletic authorities at NewCHaven and Cambridge. If the TACTFUL. Dorothy, aged eight years, was very fond of going to church, and when a severe cold made it unwise for her to be allowed to attend services one Sunday morning she was disconsolate. "Fraulcin will read the Bible to yem,'-' her father assured her. "I .don't want to hear the Bible read. I want to say my prayers," objected the child. "God will hear your prayers just the same if you say them at home as if you were in church," she was told. ; "But I don't know any without the prayer-book," argued Dorothy. "Why, you know 'Now I lay me down to sleep,' " papa said. "But God has heard that so often," she remonstrated. ' - .. ine "Werner, Mary Allen, Charlotte Kchmerker, Lillie Roth, Elsie Heck- This letter : she placed in her top challenges is accepted the contest prom rnan, Louise Vogel, Jennie Bittenben- drawer over the pencils. She bor. ises to be a rick-racking affair. der, Btella Leaser, Hilda Kline, Edna Oirvin. Josephine Grainger, Annie rowed Henry's pencil on her way out and when she came back the letter Thomas Bogwallader, of the class of books, and hastily concluding with, ".Gentlemen, we will continue the lecture to-morrow," sat down amid deafening; applause. Under its cover those near; him quickly engaged him in close conversation, and the incident seemingly passed from his mind. It is possible that he does not yet realize just what hap Seip, Irene Schelrer, Alfa Kistler, Hannah Arner, Mary Leiby, Mrs. Dora Buckalew, Mrs. Lawrence Rupp, Francis Linda man, Albert I. Schmoyer and Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Weabef, who chaperoned the party.- They left yes pened. Anyway, the dinner was saved. '10, Tinkleton College, was disqualified in. the pole-vault at the dual track meet between Tinkleton and the Hamburger High School at Ossawatomie, last Saturday, because after breaking all records with a vault of twenty-six feet eight j inches, he was found to have concealed ten toy balloons in the folds of his sweater. We are sorry for the young man, but in the interest of clean colle terday afternoon at 1 o'clock on a spe y- viv",-2s5' place all to pieces ' I'll bet they re sorry I left, but it will teach them a lesson. "There is an awfully nice boy here. His name is Henry. He is really mofe than a boy; he is a clerk, and I can see that Mr. Higgins places great trust in him. He has nice brown eyes and very gentlemanly ways, and I know that I shall get along well with him. "I must close now, as there are a lot of letters waiting for me, and so good-bye until you hear again from "Your affectionate "Virginia." - This letter she placed in her top drawer-by the -pencils and just, before she went out to lunch she took Henry's pencil from his desk when lie wasn't looking. "I think I'll strike for a raise," said little Miss Tauser to Henry one morning a month later. Henry shook his head. ' I PATSY FIN. THE HARD cial limited car over the Lehigh Valley Transit road and returned home last AMARANTHA'S WOOING. She staggered slightly as he entered was gone. "Did you take a letter out of my drawer, Henry?" she asked. "No," said Henry, "but Mr. Higgins took something out. He said he wanted to see you as soon as you came in." Little Miss Tauser adjusted her belt and her hair, picked up her pencil and note-book and knocked on Mr. Higgins' door. ; "Conic in!" cried Mr. illggiris'. ' . LUCK OF MEGAN. evening at 10 o'clock, well pleased with the lecture and the trip in general. the drawing-room, and Postlethwaite, with .he shadow of a frown on his face, paused. In a moment she had fallen to her knees, and as he glanced at her giate athletics we are glad that the DIED BEFORE HE COULD BE MARRIED. judges had the courage to make an ex He was working with trowel and mortar when I first met hiin and, in spite of his age, seemed to be about as active as any of his far younger associates. Indeed, as I watched him at his labors, it appeared to me that he worked better than they, belonging, perhaps, to a generation of labor that, HARRISBURG, Dec, 10 Charles M. Stewart, a mechanical engineer of ample of him. Some discussion as to whether taking a position as a waiter in a summer hotel renders a college man ineligible as a Landisburg, died to-day in the Har And little Miss Tauser went in; her nose extremely high, and gave Mr. Higgins :a.very disdainful look. Mr. Higgins' voice quavered more with indignation than with age.. "Miss Tauser " he began. risburg Hospital within a few hours after the arrival of Miss Jodie Arnold professional in collegiate athletics has been indulged in latterly. It seems to us that it all depends upon what kind of a instead of doing as little as it could for as much as it could get, believed in the principle of giving every man from Texrkana, Texas, to become his wife. Stewart waa taken ill some time ago with heart trouble and when his Postlethwaite was deeply embarrassed at the look of appeal in her eyes. Might she not have spared him this? She was' as familiar as he with the impossibility of it all, and it was distinctly unfair to give him the pain of refusing. 'George!" she pleaded, holding out her arms toward him imploringly. "Can you refue me? PleaseO George " "You know that I am engaged to another, Amarantha." he faltered. "And to your best friend. You might have spared me " "Spared you?" shecried. "Engaged to another? Of course I know it ' "And yet you ask me to " he began. "I merely ask you to help me up on mv feet apain,". she answered, coldly. "This hobble-skirt binds me like a rope." waiter the young man becomes. For in condition 'became grave his - fiancee his due, even a contractor. After he started across the country to his bed stance, while we should disqualify the Bangham Sophomore who passed us the side. After she arrived this morning "Yes, sir?" "" . ; "Ier " . -.' "Yes, sir?" Mr. Higgins ruffled his snow-white hair and . looked ',Iike anything but a patriarch. "I er- I wish to give you a arrangements were made for an im had set several dozen bricks in the wall, he turned from his work and gazed off at the sun for a moment and then " fanned himself with his Dane of iht Sphinx. , mediate wedding, but when a clerk from the recorder's office reached the hospital with the necessary blanks Stewart was too weak to even answer fish-balls at the Squeegee Mountain House last summer from putting the shot, or throwing the hammer, as a professional, we could not conscientiously Athens is soon again to claim her own trowel. letter l" he exclaimed in a burst of in "Kind of hot work out here in the gave a public dance interpreting the classic music loved by all music lovers he was "taken up" and caressed and "That s what they all thought," he said, "but none of them got it." i "That's . all right," said little Miss Tauser, tossing her head, "I'll get it." "You want to look out," said Henry, speaking darkly. "Why do I want to look out?" , "When he gets going," said Henry, indicating, with his head, Mr. Higgins' private room, "it's hard to stop him." Little Miss Tauser's nose was never so freckly expressive. "Did any of the others do as much work as. me?" she 'asked.- ; . "You do twice as much," said Henry. "'' ' "Well, if he puts me off, I'll be spiration. "Take a letter, please. 'Dear however. Paul Swan is American by birth but a Grecian at heart. Athens questions and soon lapsed Into unconsciousness. He died soon after. bar him on the same ground as a sprint sun," I ventured. Grandmother and Grandfather MATHEMATICS. claimed he must be the son of a God. er, in view of the time made in bringing us our second cup of coffee. This is "Yis," he answered, cheerfully; "but Oi ain't' complainin'. If ye'd Iver SETTLEMENT WORK ' "Just a moment, Mr. Higgins," said little Miss TaiiSer. "I hear the tele Artists have unanimously agreed that he is the perfect Grecian type of the mytho FOR THIS CI TV. obviously a oase where common sense troicd shovcllin shnow in a blizzard phone-bell outside." ....... . should rule. logical days of Greece and many myths yez wouldn't foind much to kick about - She hurried out in her usual bright, brisk manner, and when Mx. Higgins, Professor Dighy Dustybrain, Chairman were started as regarded his origin. When one first .sees him an involuntary impatient to continue his letter to his of the Athletic Advisory Board of the Dustybrain University of Stenography, in a noice warrum job loike this. ' "Been at it a good many years, I suppose?" said I. ' " "Foorty-sivin years," he answered. exclamation bursts forth, "Surely grandparents, looked out into; the-gen writes to say, apropos of the discussion slower with my Work", and I'll come eral, office there was no one there but I have to do such silly sums Like this: "If you had two Nice pears and gave your sister one, How many'd be left you?" Now, teacher knows as well as me I'd have the same pears still, 'Caufe I hiven't any sister (And I hope I never will!). But' every tim I answer, "Two!" She says: "No! no! Just one!" So tl-at's the way my trouble with Arithmetic begun! I will not make believe I have A siter just for school. But teacher says until I do I'm on the dunce's stool! Mazie V. Caruthers. "Good long time that," said I. "Al Henry. . i :'' i- ; flattered by the theatrical, operatic and musical circles of Athens. - The papers lauded the career of this boy, the magazines were full of his photos and most enthusiastic criticisms of his work. The masses followed hint on the streets, and when he entered a cafe he was the centre of all interest It was this continued ovation which finally drove him from Athens six months later. He couldn't stand such audible recognition as he continually received . .. The American . boy was Paul Swan, known as "Iolaus" when he dances, which he does often for the society people of New York. His interpretations are novel, artistic and well presented. His costuming harmonious and Greek God in the flesh." That he is a Greek god reincarnated is an accepted fact in that home of art When he once again goes to Athens he will be welcomed almost as a -king. For since the down late in the. morning, and I'll slam the typewriter around, and Pooh I There are lots of ways!" as to four miles as a proper length for an eight-oared race, that if two oars apiece were given to the oarsmen, and each boat were to be rowed one-half .'Where is Miss Tauser?" he asked. "She put on her hat and said good most time to retire, I should say considering your age." "Oi don't moind workin'," he an Following out one of these many bye," said Henry. mile by a single member of its crew swered. .. "It kapes me from t'inkin' "Did she say anything else?" de ways, she drew trom ner typewriter an important letter which she was about me hard luck." ' days of Byron, whom everyone knows was the hero of the day, the love of the Athenians, no man has ever been manded Mr. Higgins. Hard luck?", said I. . . "Have jrou writing for the patriarchal Mr. Hig ''No, sir," said Henry. "She only while the others rested, the strain on the whole eight would not be so great. At first glance there seems to be something in this theory, and we hope the stewards so beloved, so honored, so reverenced really had hard luck?" gins, and wrote these lines: laughed." by these people as, Paul Swan, "Iolaus' in the home of his adoption. DEDUCTIVE REASONING. The car labored heavily over wet and "Dear Grandmother " and Grand of the various Collegiate Rowing Associations will take it up. "Yis." said he. "Oi don't know of nny wan who's had much worse." "That's too bad," said I. "Ah, well," he smiled, "we've got to deeply-scarred roads. . - The attempt at Huckleberry College Have vou any idea where we arer father Well. I have - been here a month now and I like my place more and more every day. Mr. Higgins is so nice and kind; he is so clever, too; it is a pleasure to work for him. Mr. Smith asked me the other day where to make sport more democratic by choos take it as it comes." asked Blinks. - Settlement work is to be undertaken in this city shortly. Miss Collins, secretary of the Associated Charities- Association, where a record of applicants of women who desire to aid her in the work of the city and she will organize a class this afternoon. Her Idea is after proper instruction, to have the voluntary workers oversee a certain number of families requiring visitation. Miss Collins desires ' that people who send Christmas baskets to families should send the names to the charities association, where a record will be kept in order to prevent duplication. The names of all parties will be confidential. She also has a number of names that she can supply of families worthy of such donations. M'GEEVER AGREEABLE. Will Box Battling Nelson Under Any Conditions. Nothing would please Wilile Mc-Oeever, the clever Sixth Ward boxer, more than to meet Hattlin Xelson, the hard hitting youngster who has appeared on a number of occasions before Keystone audiences, and who recently hurled a defi at the boy from the lower end of the city. Nelson's generosity is wasted when he wants to fight on an equqal division, a 75 and 25 basis or any other way the money could be split. MoGeever will go him one better: he will fight' him ny number of rounds for nothing, their earning powers to be oheerfully jr.ven to some charity fund. Uet busy, ""Fitly," here's, .something for absolutely n-ithing'- "No." said Garraway. though the A TACTFUL REQUEST. Lose your money on Wall Street?" ing members of the crew by popular vote has not worked out as well as had PREDESTINED TO THE BAR. Doctor Norris, of Goldfield, Ne I queried. - roads sucsrest we are near either Water-ville or Rutland I don't know w hich." Dobbleigh was a confirmed borrower, "Not me," he answered; "Oi niver I was working and 1 told him Hig-eins & Company.' He said "You been hoped by the originators of 'the idea. The overwhelming popularity of A GENTLE ASPERSION. Among the prisoners brought before a Chicago police magistrate one Monday morning was one, a beggar, whose face was by no means an unfamiliar one to the judge. "I am informed that you-have again, been found begging in the public streets," said his honor, sternly, "and yet you carried in your pocket over ten dollars in currency." "Yes, your honor." proudly returned the mendicant. I may not be as industrious as some, but, sir, I am no spendthrift." . ...... . . vada, called his eight-year-old son into the library after breakfast the had anny to lose. My hard luck be don't know who you're working for. and, what was worse, he seldom returned the borrowed articles. He had held on to Whibley's umbrella, for in "Stuffy" Maginnis, of the Junior Class, gun the day Oi was born." . other morning, and regarded him with I regard Mr. Higpins as the shrewdest business man in town.' He aked mc resulted in his election as coxswain of "Well, I'm sorry to hear that, I a sad frown. stance, for nearly a year. if I was thinking of changing, and I ALL THE SAME. Trttterson: "Did Bronson leave a will?" Smithers: "Yes that is. he left a widow, and she'd represented all the will Bronson had for twenty-five years." said. "Harry," he said, "why are you so said No. He said: Any time you "And I'm blest if I know how I am ever going to get it back." said Whibley. "Yis," he went on; "ye see, sorr, the college eight by an enormous majority, although "Stuffy" weighs three hundred and ten pounds stripped. As a consequence of this seven of the eight often late at school?" Oi'm a twin brother of Misther An want a place, come to me. I 11 start you at $15 a week,' and the hours are easy, too.' I only smiled. "I'm never late, father," Harry re drew Carnegie, sorr. - We was born sponded promptly. The Higgifises are a very old and THE MAKE OF HER. . "Easy," said Hickcnlooper. "Call a messenger and send Dobbleigh this note." And he scribbled off the following: "Dear Dobbleigh: If you can spare hid like to borrow that nmbrellsof mine for a couple of days. Can yoa oblige me?" "Careful, son," said the Doctor. PROFITABLE REMORSE. the same day and the same hour, and but for wan little t'ing Oi moight have been as rich as him.". wealthy family, but they aren't the kind that brag about it. Of course chosen struck, leaving the Huckleberry crew, on the eve of its annual contest with Bosbyhnk, with only a coxswain and a bow oar who had never sat in a "Try to remember. Haven't you been late at school in the last few days?" I tn only getting $io-here now. but he "You Carnegie's twisi brother?" Ij isn t the- kind to let bright and faith A well-known hotel-keeper and politician of Ohio received an appointment as Collector of Internal Revenue. Ar- ful service bo unrewarded. I hope boat before in his life. demanded. v , Xo, sir." "Then why hat your teacher writ "Who made yon. little girl?" "Wrll. mum. Providence made me that length." indicating the ordinary size of a new-born infant, "and I growed the rest myself!" AN APPROPRIATE TESTIMONIAL. ? see somebody has susvested the posw the next time I write that I'll be able NO SALE. and so J riving at his office one morning, he found "Yis, sorr, only there was wan little Ing that shtood between me and to tell you about my raise, good-bye from ten me this letter, saying you were late three times last week?" "Hill work?" replied tho demonstrator riches." BREAKFAST HOURS. A traveller stopped at a hotel in Greenland, where the nights are six "Your lovinsr "Virginia. "Oh. IU tell yon. father." said Barry, after Stiggins had inspected the new car carefully. "Hill work? Why that's our strong point Mr. Stiggins. This car can on his rfrk a letter addressed to him officially, and without any postmark. Upon opening the letter he was surprised to find a fire hundred dollar bill, to which wm pinned a piece of paper with these words. "Conscience monrr." Fold- sibilitv of erecting a statue to the m- -What was that?" I asked. "We didn't have the came parints," UNFILLED TONNAGE OF STEEL CORPORATION. reassuringly. "I don't know what kind of a clock they hare at our school, but I'm always on time. . Of Little Miss Tauser placed this underneath the important letter for he volunteered. climb a tree." ttt 1 p 1 .j c: : ti Whereupon he renmed his tjriek- months long, and, as he registered, vrntor of rubber tires, said Whirtle- asked a question of the clerk: , .. - ... . . . , , , , , "Good, said Gtrmmiton. I suppose "What time do you hare breakfast V fmm the bchanor of the tire. "From half-past March to a quarter ; ltn be a bust-to May-" Univtrtol SyuiicmU vhich Mr. Hipgins was waiting and L ,, " T - ""ennacic aim rucring tt care-1 coarse, they start school sometimes j . . . ,,h 1 1 la-Hnir. and I went on specnlatins; sad XEW YORK, re-. 10 The unfilled; l'niagc of tile I'nitcd States Steel for- . lration tin November 3fl totalled 4.- I ',347 tn, a decrease of 1K.4J0 tons ' trom October. j , - - , - Tuny in nis tcsi poem, ne remaricra : iia instead of taking them jnto his pn-j always did suspect that bartender of before I get tncre, but that tsnt my 1 a car yet that climbed trees that was any I ly upon the strange chances in ttiis I It1 lwxl aftvraranL" lotterv called life. - lottery called life, .rate office she put them both in the I mine, I fault- Advertise in the Democrat j I 4

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