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THE MORNING ASTORIAN, ASTOTllS. OltECOIf.
WDAY, JANUARY it, 1906.
Cap.!, WM, K. & JfrOnre
Kadkott waa a duffer. Iter wit no
ab-Rlow at doubt about that He cooM
nettber iwlm nor Mil a boat; he played
Self t a maimer that art bis rtddj
fferlnt ntieKttoaa; hte darning wat
crosa between a prim walk and as
awkward aklp; bo eat oa a bora with
aa mack grace aa ba wuuW bar etrad
tied aa elephant Moreover, bit lack
of conversational power bad given
him a repotatioa (or tadtamlty tbat
waa tar tram flattering.
"Way aa earth tin. Sanadere ehoald
at aim dowa far tba month I cant
ana." este at tba yonag women cwnfldod
ta a bronied young fallow aa tbey ut
together m a viae made nee of tbe
baoad veranda on evening.
. . "Ok. tbat la tba aaateat part of tba
aw-tea," ba retnmad. "Waat atkkt
BM a vrhy tba deuce ba accepted tbe
kTftatton." Whereat tbry both langh
"Ha'a tha deatb'a head at tbe feaet,"
."On, ha'a aarmleaa enough.' ber ram-
easily. "He doeen't at
"Ert BaiADrru" tHi wis satino. "nu
It UT MUM lMuT.
tempt to do things oukua tome one teti
hia) ap to It lie'd never bare gone in
at water thla' morning If Vandeckeo
hadn't kept at hint for an boar to come
along with aa. He'a game In a war,
though. We didn't know he'd got be
yond bit depth until be wat half drown
ed. Thought be wat tplashlng about
for tba fna of It Not a yip did h
"It makea you awfully nncomforU
ble to bare eucb an Incompetent per-
ton about," aald abe. "I'm alwaya lm
eglning tbingt when be't late at lunch
eon or dinner."
"Frorldenee baa a watchful eye for a
rerun data of individual," aald be.
and they both laughed once more.
Meanwhile, at the other end of the
veranda. Endlcott tat on the step with
Mia Wllmot If Endlcott bad been a
different tort of chap he would tluulit
leaa bare made dt-Niwrate love to the
lady. But Endlcott knew hi lltultu.
tfout, and, therefore. Itmtead of telling
ber all that wat In hit heart, be xat ttc
tlde ber on the top ti-p. twirling bit
hat. watching covertly the changing ex
preMlont come and go on her pretty
face, and withed most devoutly that he
were lest of a duffer.
He wat a big. heavily built young
fellow, with a frank, boyish face and a
laugh that wat very attractive In IU
genuineness. If you ever managed to
get well enough acquainted with him to
hear It Mi Wllmot bad board It
many timet when the wat alone with
him, and It told ber much of the real
man that lay beneath the awkward
Just now Endlcott'a trouble gaze
waa fixed on tome ragged bitt of red
cloud, the aftermath of a gorgeout tun
aet "I think I thai! leave In the morn
ing. " he tald uneasily. '
"Bot yon haven't been here a week
yet" the tald In surprise.
"I know," tald be, "but tomehow I
don't teem to lit. If a fellow'a going
to be a tncceta at a bouse party b
ahould do many thlnga welt. Now, I
lo everything badly. I tlmply tlow
ap everything I enter into and ejoIl til
tbe fnn for the rett"
"Nontenaer abe declared.
"ire to," he maintained. "I'm Jutt a
Inffer pure and tlmple, and tberei an
end of It Bo long aa I a tar. of course,
out of coartety to me, they'll drag me
Into an these things, even If it doet
tpotl tbelr fun."
"Ton than't talk to," the tald.
"Coma, Ifa time we were getting ready
for that moonlight tall."
"If tbere'a to much at a ripple on tbe
water I'm tnre to be tick." be obterred
ftoomlly. "That makea It very cheer
ful for tbe rett"
"Ton have an attack of pewlmltm,"
tbe langhed aa ahe aroae. "Bait water
It tha beat cure In tbe world for that
Tbey rent down tbe veranda togetn
r. At the goor tbey found Mm, Eaun-
aera tinting e.ctredfy to her gne.
who were grouped about her.
"U'a dreadful," ahe waa aaylng. "AO
K aarranta have left, area to tba a ta
ble bay. and they're Btrktly auaraav
Uued. roor Mra, Browne to frlgbteaed
aearly to death."
"What h Itr asked Uiae Wllmot aa
tbey came up.
"Why. the yeungeat Bo woe child hat
At tbe door tbey found Mra. 8aun
Endlcott wat atroklng hit hair
"Tboae tbe people tbat own that new
place back by the plneer ba atked.
"Tea." aald Mra. Sauudem. "Dread
ful, itu't It? Her huaband la la tba
wett and abe't nearly frautlc. There
Isn't a aoul about here tbat tbey raa In
duce to go there." 1
When tbe party atarted for tba pier
Cndlcott ttepped up to Mlta Wllmot
I don't believe I'll go bak tomor
row, ba whispered, "rerbapt I caa
flt after alt"
"Of course you caa," abe aald and
thought aa mora at ala worda uaOl
they had reached the end of the pier.
It waa than tbey found Cndlcott waa
mlaalng. After much abouttng aad
-hurried aaarch about tha Immediate
vicinity tbey atarted out without him..
It waa aaarly when tbey rrtnmed.
Mra. Saundert met tbem on tba tw-
"Where do you tuppoae Ted Endlcott
baa goner" abe cried.
"Where?" cboruard aeveral voloee.
To tba Bownea. Ha la going to atay
there until tbey caa get a trained aura
front tba city."
KnUlcott, 1 tared eve longer than
tbat Ha Hayed until little Bob Bowna
died. Then when tba quarantine of tbe
houee waa at aa end he came back to
tbe 8aundera cottage to get bit trap
before he went back to town.
Ilia bouae party made a hero of bltu.
Tbe men tpled blm coming up the path
and carried blm. protecting loudly, uu
tbelr abouldert Into tbe ball. re all
tba other gueata aseetnbled. They gave
blm a round of cheers, and every oue
wanted to grap blm by bit hand firtt.
Vamlevkeu made a little tpeecb and
told tbem what the doctor had told bini
11 about what Endlcott bad doue and
bow be bad held little Bob Bowl In
bla arm a the night tbe child died. Tbey
tried to get Endi.vtt to My tomethlng
about It blmtelf. but be merely red
dened up and shifted uneasily from one
foot to the other and finally blurted
out: "Ob, phaw! It really wasn't any
That evening be aat on tbe ttepa with
Mlaa Wllmot Tbey were quite alone.
"I knew you were Jutt like that" abe
"Like whatr ha atked.
"Ob, I knew you'd not be found want
Ing la a critla," aba explained. "Aad I
anew, too, you'd be Jutt aa modest
about It at you were."
"Aay fellow could do tbat That
waaa't anything." he aald aneatlly.
Tou're a dear, brave boy," tba tald
"If I were"- ba began.
"What would yoa dor ahe atked.
Her eyea were tempting him.
"If I were," be repeated, Td-I'd-
aak yon oh. bang It! I'm not" ha aad
ad In confusion.
"Ted, dear," the aald toftly. "Ill
pare you tbe atklng and and aay
He aat for a moment In dated tllence.
He could not comprehend It all. Then
hit eyea lighted wonderfully.
"Thanks." be atammered, "thank t
very much." Which waa eminently like
Imibt I f la Celtcae.
One of the niont original characters
of the Welitb pulpit wat the Rev. Lewla
Powell, Cardiff. While on a visit to
Carmnrthentown on one occanlou tie
called at the college, and the studentt
were all for the first time to pay blm
"Tan I have the help of two of you,
my Ixiyt, for a minute?" anked Mr.
"Yen, dear Mr. Towell," answered
balf a dozen of them at the tame time.
"Well. I want two lusty boyt. If you
please," be remarked, and two of the
strongest students were chosen. "Now,
my boyt," tald the old preacher, "let
uie'Iay a bond on the shoulder of each
of you, and you put your arms around
This waa done.
"Lift me, Iwya." tald Mr. Powell, and
the ttudentt lifted blm until be wat
bead and shoulders above all present
In the room. "Thank you, my boyt,"
he remarked. "Let me down now."
Tble wat done. Then one of the boyt
"What la the meaning of this, Mr.
Tbe answer wat: "Well, eome people
look down on the church In Cardiff be
cause Mr. Powell, the minister, waa not
brought up in college. I can go back
to Cardiff now and tell them tbat I
waa raised In Carmarthen college and
that I stood higher than all tha other
ttudentt'-London Tit Bite.
"Why dou't you intbtt on abolishing
tha trusur Inquired the precipitate
'My friend," answered Sent tor Sor
ghum, "political history la already too
full of tad cases of .the aboutber aboi
Uhed." Washington 8tar.
'Tour little dog," remarked Subbube,
"looka very odd. What did you bare
hit tall cot off for?"
"We almply bad to do It" replied
Citlmtn. "He wagged it to much, and
we live ia a flat you know." Baltimore
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