There aro poople vho, vvhen they get au idea in tbeir heads, keep it there f orever. An oíd Portland lady has been talking against the tobáceo h:bit for years and never loses an opportonifcy. to irnpress upou uufortunates the folly of the habit. She is a bit nearsighted, and she nearly eonvulsed lookers on yesterday wheu she stcipped in front of the odd little figure at the door of Fish's cigar store and began to argne with it about the harmfulness of smoking. The explosión carne when, in her zeal, she reached out and tried to take the mock cigar away from him tbat she might throw it into the street. Perhaps she is right. but she certainly is overzealous. - Portland Express.