A Tough Route
"Somewhere in the south," says Congressman Sulloway, "a bright colored boy. appeared before the civil service conirnission to be examined for the position of letter carrier. 'How far is it iroin the earth to the uioou?' was tbe first question asked by those who were to determine the young maa's fitness for the place be sought. 'How fah am it from the earf to deruoon?' eohoed the applicant. 'My Lawd, boss, if you's gwine to put me on dat route I dou't want de job. ' With that the young man grabbed nis nat and leffc as though he were chased. " In the Jnpanese match factories the boxes and labels are made by little girls, who are wondrously dexterous in the work. These little experts get from 1 to 6 cents for 12 hours' work.
Ann Arbor Argus