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The "drop A Nickel" Machines

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In these days a man can drop a nickel in the Blot and realize ahnost anything. He can get liis correct weight, test his lungs, glip and pushing power, ascertain his height, draw out a cigaror a package of bon bons, or he can get an insurance policy good for a certain number of houi's. Tho latest device, however, is bound to make a fortune for tho men who get the "rake off." The machine is set up in depots, and the ear of the man who drops a nickel in the slot is occupied for a few nioments by a plensing tune from a music box inside. Those who have ever been obliged to spend an hour or two in a depot waiting for a train will gladly give up a handful of nickels for someihing which will occupy their time and attention. The projectors of this nickel movement, however, have numbered days, as there is a machine just put in the Ik ld which tells a nian's correct weight for 1 cent. - Cliicago Herald. Mrs. Anderson, of Portland, Ore., is the right kind of a woman. 8he went out shopping the other da ■, and noticed that a young man was ooggiiig her steps. Finally ie made an attempt to grab her purse. Mrs. Anderson laid down hei bundle, iDlled up her sleeves, doubled her fists, and gave the fellow a mauling that he wijl r'mcmber for some time.


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Ann Arbor Register