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DAILY EAST OfcECOSIAS.. FENDLETON. OSEGON, '-' THURSDAY EVEJJINQ, MARCS 10, 1920.
I EI.1 It serves jrou right, Tom
Rooney," Mid hie elsier Isabel.
"You know you shouldn't make
bet. It's gambling."
- Fe," f?"?l Tom, "but what's
the y MThi at me now! It's done
nd Tv test and I've got to pay up!'
"You'll be a funny object!" chuckled
Isabel, "I'm going to be right there to
ee you oft. Ha! Hi! Only I hope
you won't pet arrested, for that would
Tom needed no honest sister to tel!
him what a fool ie had been and he
felt very blue indeed at ha shook out
quarter from hla bank. He had made
a foolish bet. with, the fellows ar-4 he;
knew ha must pay np. Instead of
betting aomethlng easy like a treat I
aJl "round hla etvely Imagination had
Invented aomethlng hard and queer.
In fact, be had been so sure he'd win
h hadn't cared what forfeit ha In
vented for himself.
With th quarter J'ngllng In his
pocket he went to a store and bought
acme bright green cheesecloth. This
waa for himself and Jimmy Waters'
pig. Jimmy waa ona of the "fellows"
an! tha pig was part of Tom's forfeit.
, Next he had to go to Jimmy's home
with a piece of green cheesecloth tied
around his Deck. Jimmy and the oth
er fellows were all there waiting for
him, M was Isabel sgid most of the
girls Tom knew, for news of tha bet
bad traveled around.
"Ha! Ha!" they all langhed. but
Tim wouldn't let them get his goat He
grinned and remarked that as it was
fit Patrick's Day and as he was "Irish
he was proud to be wearing the green.
"Well, you're a good sport anyway,"
,, Then the p!g was Jed forth. It was
a little fellow with big ears, and It
kated to have green on It But Tom
managed to fasten a bow around Its
neck. Next he was given a rope which
be fastened to piggie and with many
cheer he was started on his Journey.
Ho had bet that If their team lost he
would lead a nlr to Great Barrimrton
n St Patrick's1 Day. Bnt little did he
guess what was before him!
,, It was a cold, blustery day and the
road was bad. When It wasn't solng
down hilt It waa going up, and Tom t
pis was young.
.. Til fro slow and not tire you." be
thought as he trudged down the road.
,but he didn't mean craw!. Master
I'ig must have misunderstood, for at
every hill Tie would sit down and re
fuse to go any further, and It was only
by coaxln; and threatening that he
wns ma do to move, at all.
Pisn Tem got an Idea. He had
JANE, THE LITTLE DETECTIVE'- - ),jr
l ii. uear; asgnea jane, "notning
j ever happens!" She closed the j
(1 magazine Che had been reading
Jr and looked around the yard. The
f anow was soft and dingy a sure
agn of the break-up of the cold
"spell" that bad tasted soma. day,
and not a person, was in sight;
"It's all very well to read stories
about wonderful things happening,"
continued Jane, as she swung her foot
from the top step of the veranda and
wondered what she could do next,
"but I wish something would ever hap
pen in real life!' Then she happened
to think of her brother. "Guess I'll
ate if Pick's home from school; she
added and started around the house.
The children's mother had been
called away from borne to nurse a
ick sister and Jane and Dick found
keeping house with only BrySgel very
tiresome, Bridget was young and
couldn't make good meals as mother
oould, and father was away for days
t a time on business. The world
eemed awfully out of Joint, and it
was no wonder Jane found herself
Wishing something (of course, she
meant something nice!) would bap-pen.
D OurpuzzleGorner If
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Ftnr at one of the corners; draw stsalgflt line which will pass through
the name of an animal) and tlirough no other Kttera. From the point where
litis tine cuts a aide of the square, draw another straight line through the
itaiue at anntlH-r animaL From the poiot wlwra tills line cuts a side of tie
t-junro draw another liv, etc t'utll you have (oar animals.
F THE 6REEN
brought a lunch for himself of cookie,
apples, and bread. Ha began with the
bread, breaking it up Into small pieces
and dropping them behtnd him. The
pig Bow fairly galloped along eating
crumbs aa It went -
They had gone two miles when they
hoard car coming. Toot-toot! And
around the bend came the Waters car
with Mr. Waters driving and all the
boys and girls that could find a place
to hang on crowded aboard. Thev
slowed up and kept Tom company
awhile, but the pig showed slrnn of
being exhausted and pretty soon not
even crumbs could coax It to go any
runner. Down it lay on Its aide and
closed Its eyes..
Here s where we rest," said Tom.
"Then take this bag of peanuts to
regale yourself." said Mr. Waters toss
ing it out to him.
The smell ol the peanuts revived the
poor pig and It was soon up again fol
lowing a peanut trail which Tom made
n 1. PATRICK lived across the Said
in Ireland, tar away.
Where, so iha ancient story goes.
The green snakes held full sway.
Fat snakes there were, and. thin ones,
Long snakes, and snakes quite small.
That pestered Ireland's noble folk.
And terrorized them all.
Till one Good Patrick came along
Ann wine: Ireiaxrl .nlieht
sure enough, Dick was in the car-
penter shop in the barn, the shop that
was the pride of his life.
"What you doing?" asked Jane.
"I'm going; to, the hardware store to
buy some nails and some hinges," said
Mck. "I've got an order from Mrs,
Green for piece boa and she'll, pay
me two dollars for It but It has to be 1
done this week and. done fine too. let
me tell you!" replied Dick happily.
"Oh. Dick!" exclaimed Jane, paojid-
ly, "aren't you smart! I wish I was.
big enough to -make things and sell
'em and earn money like you do! I
can only help with the house and lit-!
Dick usually paid, little attention to
what his sister said by way of praise,
but this time he noticed and was so
pleased that he said, invitingly, "say,
why don't you go along with me to the
store? You don't know anything about
nails but "
"But I'd love to go anyway." fin
ished Jane for him before he could
change his mind about taking' her,
"ready now? Got your money?",
"Sure I. have," answered Dick and
he thrust his hand deep Into his pocket
to show his wealth. "J;ine!" he cried.
for It They went very alowly and the
shadows became very long before they
reached the valley which lay Just that
side of Great Barrington.
Tom. had never noticed before what
a gloomy, spooky place It was la the
late afternoon of a blustery day, ; Thin
spidery trees -leaned -over the. roadi
creaking and moaning, and In the
woods the evening shadows were ga'h
ered although it was really too early
for them to be out. Dead leaves left.
over from last year turned over rest
lessly and Tout felt the creeps crawling
down his spine. v
"Of all the low, nervous places!" he
said : the pig. "Come en! Let's get
out of this!" "
But the pig was too tired to go any
faster and Tom was too honest to lift
and carry him, much as he trould have
liked to have done so. The peanuts
were gone and Tom began coaxing the
pig wilh cookies. Would they last long
enough to take them to Great Bar
rington? "Well, we'd better sit down 'and' rest
a bit," he decided. " '
Down he sat but the pig would not.
It squealed and pulled at the rope and
rolled Its eyes and shivered, and alto
gether ac'cd so nueer that Tom's hair
"Sure," Til' light ihi. Wicked
And end your woes tonight."
And o he w;nt to fiht the snnkes
From fear arid lerpn free,
packed them ail ifi!o a trunk, ,
And shipped the trunk io sea.
Perhaps those srt?ke are sai,;n? yet.
For never back they came.
And for this deed on Ireland's soil
ot- ratnek won tn Hme.
"it's guue!" . .
What's gone?" ' j And that the earlv winds of Maich
"My money! 1 had more than threel 'I he C8.tki.-is down would shake,
dollars and somebody's taken lt!"!i . -.i .1 ' l- j. u
cried Dick, excitedly, "Li's Imnt!"
He dashed off with whnnr m .Inn
that.be wu sta.nn m -hnr.i ami amr.ii. 1
where hs had been, till he fuhd .hjsf
moner. Jane started too tiut aiaijJ
got only as far as the side vard when
Britfget aw her and cal.'ed, "M !
Jane! Tou haven't straightened thel
living room and the upstairs yet, j
' "Oh. shoot!" she said to herseff. "1 '
can't even go hunting for a th!ef
Nothing ever happened, to me!" Hut i
she went indoors, and started: on rrte I
cleaning. Jane "might grumble." but)
she did her duty all th? samo. ' ' I;
one. stramnteneu Ihe living- roiim.
putting magazines papers, and chairs
where they ' belonged- that was 'easy.
Then slowly she climbed up the st-ilrs
thinking all !h while about nick and
his missing money. She-didn't know
which room to dd first; hers or Dick's,
but as Dick's seemed much the worse,
she decided to do It first apd- have It
over with. ' 8he picked up papers and
laid-'them In orderly Tnshlm on his
,1 am composed, of lu lattirs.
v lly 10rS-7,-l is what boy like to do
in hot weather.
My 9-2-3-g is wh,-it we do to a torn
My 4, heads, the church. -My
S no heart could be without,
Sly whole sends the kites flying. '
CKOSS WOKIJ. PtZZLK
My first U in Pennsylvania, but no'
Jiy second- :s In- Utah, but not In
. My third is In Missouri, but not In
My fourth Is in Nevada, but not In
Texas.' ' '
Jiy flf:h is In Texas, but not In
My sixth is in Mississippi, but not In
My seventh Is in Louisiana, but not
in Kentucky. . .
My eighth Is In Kentucky, but not
In Maryland. "
My nlrjin is in Maryland, but not In
My tepth Is In Ohio, but not In
My eleventh Is In Massachusetts, but
not in Nertraska.
My twelfth is In Nebraska, but hot
My whuls Is a time, honored saint.
U a r c h Wind
I it m
d a r n
CROSS WUfirt SAtVT PATUWK
- FOVR AT, !M ALU -Mart at lower
teft hand corner. Y'u will have the
fnlloving ani;n"ln: OlUAt't'E, (JO AT,
began toVstand on end at least he felt
as if It did.
"What's soaring you. little friend T"
he asked. "Come, we'll get' out of
here. Walk close to me and you'll be
. In spile of tit's kindly speech "the
pig kept, on acting scared. It dashed
this way and that and finally tangled
H he rope around Tom's legs. While
he was all tangled up and trying to
get loose there sounded In the woods
close sf hand a- low awful snarling
cry. It "was a sound to chill the blood
and Tom alj hough he had never heard
It before, gasped. In a frightened whis
per the word: "Wild tt!" v,
iTe tiiiw made a desperate effort to
With Many CtutTS Ho
free himself from the tangling rope,
but what did he do but trip and fall
ilat on the sroun4. The stjueala of ihi
Pig becamo perfectly deafening, but
Tom could hear the other cry sound:
ing in his ears. He writhed about and
foilprting. tjie sound saw a crouching
term on the limn of a tree nearby. A
beautiful furry creature kilghtly mot
tled with glasty biasing eyes in whlchj
gleamed all the ferocity of a tiger It)
Hie, Jungle. It was as large as a good
s!e.l dog and Tern's first thought was
1 wish I had a gun, or a club!" Of
if he could only run Sway He strug
gled aeaip and this time he got loos
WISH that spring would sooabe
And sleeping nucs wou:a wake.
And that the gentle' rain
WmiM fi:mUe rlrtwn unon the trees
V leaves ttrow eRain.
. ,1. ,l i ,u u ' .
l1 w n lttVce uPdn trie Droo f
Would; melt and disappiar, .
And that the wa'mih of sofhuitime suns
y0ald vvam t'lf'farlh with cheer,
. . ,, .
"W PIg and.a ll JJ!r-
Trampm'; kitir. fishin " '
Jj WOu'd be greit if'zi'ls and bovs
d ski she put away Hts und set the
dreh.wr in order-and' i-rton. suddenly
as. she", picked, up-a- pair of shoes, eihe
saw itr-f-the miffing money! Right
there ip plain sieM on his dresser,
where hs' (Viderjtiy had pul It that
v'arv morning when he changed his
zuit! " '.
She forgot all about being, tcf out
Jiiiie.!", lie Cried, "It's UvtU"
- . i .
and .nothing . ever . tiupponmg and
dushed" gaily doun the stairs (o the
tclephotii!. - t 1
"I'.c.d. iC'jR." she called and when
Dick's chum answered, Jsrie dlsuiKed
her voice and said. "Have you seen
D.ok Graham?" 1 ,
- "Ves." came the answer." he's here
now." ' 1
"Then tell him to bo To his hrtme
st once," said J: ne- sternly, "the de
tective bureau lias Information about
his stolen money " Tin n sh1 hung up
before a que-'lon could be asked.
"That'll nisite "em- ' harry!" the
chtrck'ed. she run bed up stairs to
fln'h her or. - .
Before s he hud null- fnlshea the
boy nurrkd into the yjrd and Jane
! I : ; -.
- - iVS. - '
' f -Km' ).
i.i.-5-vt - T jr.-
from, his, bonds. ,,,,,,
Now ho could run! But the pig!
And hla bnt!
"Well," he thought "the Irish are
good fighters." And he looked around
and saw the big rocks that lay at his
The wild cat gave a long harsh cry
and gathered Itself to spring. Tom
stooped tp pick up a rock when bang!
Something landed on his back, throw
ing him frat. He thought he would be
lorn to bits, He felt the' cruel claws
through his stout clothes, then. In a
second the wild cat left him arid he
heard the pig's frantic squeals. The
cat was really after, the pig, not blm!
It 0,11 happened In a flash To was
Started. On Hl Journey
up. Ills back bleeding, but a sharp
stone In bis haqd. He saw the wild
c.u dragging the little pig off. One,
two. three! He swung his arm and
then out flew-the stqne. Ijt hit-the cat
on the head and failed It. Tom. ran
up and seising; the poor pig he ran as
fast s he could; out of the valleV, '
"For.? he prudently, thougljt "'be
fellow.may have a male!"
. He was breathless ami faint, when he
reaehedS the town. , "
"No fair! Slacker!" were the words
that greeted htm, . ! ,
"What's the mat fer?"-cried Isabel,
whoso slsterlv eves not'eed- his pallor.
f TbYS FIND USEFUL ftimCL&S Vn
'T Trrt R Boy Cbn Mrk&. ..
..wriii.i-f?fTj i ii i imiiii j j1. i 1'fcl7T""" 11 J V ' '" r;,, wwwkga
WOODEN westo basket is eay
-! to make and quite aa convenient
as one madeof other material
It'" la', also as 'attractive, when
.j; nmshed and if made during spare
t-lnt'ei te less expensive-. " s ' ' " ' ' '
Thj? reason that' price of articles in
Amerlck are so high Is that we'do. not
have enough producers.? Did you ver,
stop. nl- count "your acquaintances
that actually produce something? Do
tou Jind that a' great many of them
ar shnolv handlers of thingsthat
iihe prodaoc., Think of the spare
f(m -that is wasted; tni this- country
cipecially In.' rhe cities, : The good
fnrmer Is never idle when, his dull sen
sor, comes. He is found- making re
pairs or ut his bench making house
hold and, farm conveniences. While
fhe el'y man you Know what, he does,
and instead of producing during bis
spire time It Is spent getting rid of his
necumulatrd. earnings. Do you know
(hit 'in foreign countries all of, the
ran downstairs to greet them,
"Where's the detectives?" demanded
Dick.' ' - - : - - -
"I'm them!' replied Jane, with a
feckless disregard' of grammar, "I
lound your money when I straightened
up Just where you had put It!
, "Weil Well.'' began Dick, and then
Re finished, with a spurt, "well I guess
.some times-a glr'' Job Is pretty- lin
por'.:inl." ' - . . .
( "Ani sometlines,1 added Jane,
"things happen at home! .-Now, let's
all go gei-ihe nails." -
Your Gardeir Friends
JJ ' ; ?
Tlirn thv all not 'cod and crowded
around Mm.' holding 1itmv an- while be
gasped out hls-tory.-r. Waters- took
him to Ihe doctor's and the pig too,
who waj badly clawed, They then
wenrback In the car to the valley and
found on the road-the biggest- wild-oat
ever seen In those parts, Tom's atone
had killed it.
"No more fool bets!" said Mr. Wa
ters, even while he praised ttfe., boy's,
pluck. ' ' " , -- '
"Not for me anyway, slrlV Tom e
claimed. " , '
IF.' WISHES. WERE, HORSE&-
IF wishes were jjorses beggars might
, .. ix ',, ride,.,
- If turnips were waichea. yd wear
f one by my side, , .
It easy to change from hofsemen to
, tramps, f - , -Unless
you put pennies into War Sav
insi Slarrros. : .'"
WODEN VMSTE BASKET
kitchen utensils and most of the fur
nituie la whiitled out during spare
time. , ;
In a barber shop the -other day, I
was Interested lu a con versalfb re
garding the speakers hard luck, Ho
said at the end of one week he had his
salary decreased 207c, the next. Sat
urday he waa laid off for five weeks,
! and two days after ho was laid off a
'large boll began to develop on hU
neck. 1 -should say this was real hard,
luck. The barber asked htm what he
was doing and be said, He dressed up
und killed the time by attending pic
ture shows. The amusing part of hla
conversation was that h complained j
of having to pay a plumber for repack
ing some, leaky faucets to save on his
water bill. Now why could- not this
man have earned the plumbers fee by
doing that work himself especially
while h wm Idle. .-,-
' A series of articles add drawings
devoted, to ' the making of elmple
household projects, work' shop con
veniences and repairs, to be done by
men und boys will alternate with ar
ticles devoted to the makjng. of toys,
etc., for children. ' '
For the waste basket use wood as
gum or oak that will take a good finish
and- can be, finished to match other
furniture. The' basket consists of
seven pices. Six for. the sides and one
for the boitonj.' . ' '
' Plane up the side pieces " x 8H"
x 15" and from a center line lay out
the design and location of the holes
on eacb piece. . Bore tha ten boles
THE SfAp.y. ' ;
Well may you call'V spado a spade,
And also the gardener's first aid, ; j
For first my, b!ad,a must break the
JJefore you well begin your toil;
And you will End, the seasoa
hlo end of work fo;- me to do,, 1 -Till
harvest brings the final task
That you of me will' have. ttr ask.
Pleaso scrape the rust from off my
: face ' ' ! -1 ''' " '
me Sn my propcf placel
Wash, and cub into amaJL plaoa. tt
outside stalks of celery. Sbere ahouU
be I cupful Is.
Coil in a small kmooat ef aalteA,
water, for about IS minutes,
Make a' while sauce by eeokitu to
J tsMsepoeerafifl fear' t
Z tableapoonaful butter J
, 'i teaooonml salt, ",
H cupful, milk, , !
Add vesjr, g.radilly lh wate?
w.Mck tba, celery waa cookxtd.
anaqM b about H cupfi
Add Uts,ewkd celery. ,
Pour Into botlered- nnMOnX
BrwftskM taps Hrli rrakw areas.
Brwwst In a hot os an4 Smt el
onVe. . - , fc .,.
. I U 'it-T,'
before planing tha piece to ahapa and
be sure the boring is not done all the'
way from one side. This will causa
the wood to split out around tha holes, :
Next plane up a piece for tha bot-
torn. From the center O scribe a tea '
inch circle AHCDEF. Draw tha center
line or diameter DO A. From polnta D i
and A with the compass set equal to ,
the radius of the circle cut the clrcum- I
ference of the circle as at B, C. 3 and
F. Connect these points on the clr-'.
oumference forming- the hexagon, :
Saw and finish to line with tha pbne. I
It is not necessary to bevel tha edges ;
as the crack made wh.en Joining the-
, aides la on the Inside and not notice- j
ble. ' A better Job will be produced:
however If you are capable of planing
a bevel on the edges of the bottom;
piece, . . , ;
Fasten the aide pieces to tha bottom !
with screws and after staining and '
finishing lace the side pieces together
with buckskin shoelace. To determine
the length for cutting the lace and tha I
length of the piece to buy, lace onai
corner with a piece ot cord for a '
measure and multiply tha length of ,
the cord' six times. To economize on j
the lnce and make a neater looking '
Job, do not tie the ends but fasten
then) on, the Inside, of the side, places '
with short tacks. ,r , , ,,',..
The corners are not laced till after
the basket has been finished, this is to
prevent the stain from getting on the1
laces, Btatn with color, desired and,
finish with shellno and. waa or. v(if.
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