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About The Maupin times. (Maupin, Or.) 1914-1930 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 3, 1915)
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CHAPTER XXVIII Continued.
Later, when the others had left
them to themselves In tho music
room, Sabron sat in a big chair by the
opn window and Julia Redmond
Played to him. The day was warm.
There was a smell- of spring flowers
In the air and the vases were filled
with girofles and sweet peas. But
Sabron smelled only the violets in
Julia's girdle. Her hands gently wan
dered over the keys, finding the tune
that Sabron longed to hear. She
Played the air through, and it seemed
as though she were about to sing the
first verse. She could not do so, nor
could she speak.
Sabron rose and came over to
where she sat.
There was a low chair near the
piano and he took it, leaning forward,
his hands clasped about his knees.
It had been the life-long dream of this
simple-hearted officer that one day he
would speak out his soul to the worn
, an he loved. The time had come.
. She sat before him in her unpreten
tious dress. He was not worldly
enough to know it cost a great price,
nor to appreciate that she wore no
jewels nothing except the flowers he
had sent. Her dark hair was clus
tered about her ears and her beauti
ful eyes lost their fire In tenderness.
"When a man has been very close
to death, Mademoiselle, he looks about
for the reason of his resnrrpptinn
When he returns to the world, he
looks to see what. there. is in, this. life
to make it worth living. I am young
at tne beginning of my career. I
may have before me a lone life in
which, with health and friends, I may
una much happiness. These things
certainly have their worth tn a nor
mal man but I cannot make them
real before my eyes just yet. As I
' look upon the world to which I have
returned, I see nothing but a woman
and her love. If I cannot win her for
my wife, if I cannot have her love"
He made an expressive gesture which
more impressively than words Implied
how completely he laid down every
thing else to her love and his.
He said, not without a certain dig
nity: "I am quite poor; I have only
my soldier's pay. In Normandy I own
a little property. It is upon a hill
and looks over the sea, with apple
orchards and wheat fields. There is a
house. These are my landed estates.
My manhood and my love are my for
tune. If you cannot return my love I
shall not thank Tremont for bringing
me back from Africa."
The American girl listened to him
with profound emotion. She discov
ered every second how well she un
derstood him, and he had much to
say, because It was the first time he
had ever spoken to her of his love.
She had put out both her hands and,
looking at him fully, said limply:
"Why it seems to me you must
know how I feel how can you help
knowing how I feel ?"
After a little he told her-nf Nnr.
mandy, and how he had spent his
childhood and boyhood in the chateau
overlooking the wide sea, told her
how he had watched the ships and
used to dream of the countries be
yond the horizon, and how the apple
blossoms filled the orchards in the
spring. He told her how he longed
to go back, and that his wandering
life had made it impossible for years.
Julia whispered: "We shall go there
in the spring, my friend."
He was charming as he sat there
holding her hands closely, his fine
eyes bent upon her. Sabron told her
things that had been deep in his
heart and mind, waiting for her here
so many months. Finally, everything
merged into his present life, and the
beauty of what he said dazed her like
an enchanted sea. He was a soldi r,
a man of action, yet a dreamer. The
fact that his hopes were about to be
realized made him tremble, and as he
talked, everything took light from this
victory. Even his house in Normandy
began to seem a fitting setting for the
"It Is only a Louis XIII chateau; It
stands very high, surrounded by or
chards, which in the spring are white
"We shall go there in the spring,"
Sabron stopped speaking, his rev
erie was done, and he was silent an
the intensity of his love for her
surged over him. He lifted her deli
cate hands to his lips. "It Is April
now," he said, and his voice shook,
"it is spring now, my love."
At Julia's side was a slight touch.
She cried: "Pltchoune!" He put his
paws on her knees and looked up Into
"Brunet has brought him here," said
Sabron, "and that means the good
chap is attending to his own love
making." Julia laid her hand on Pitchoune'a
head. "He will love the Normandy
"He will love the forests," said
Sabron; "there are rabbits there."
On the little dog's head the two
Birds Raid Peach Buds.
Farmers hereabout are agitated
over the appearance of a small reddish-brown
bird, about (he size of a
sparrow, which is ravenously devour
ing the fruit buds from the trees In
the large peach orchards of Charles
F. Stuckel. The bird, which has a
snail, stout, broad bill, clears the
limbs of every bud.
An employee on the Stuckel farm
shot several of the birds and sent
them to the Btate agricultural experi
ment station in New Brunswick in
hands met and clasped. "Pltchoune
is the only one in the world who is
not de trop," said Julia gently.
Sabron, lifting her hand again to
his lips, kissed it long, looking into
her eyes. Between that great mys
tery of the awakening to bo fulfilled,
they drew near to each other nearer.
Pltchoune sat before them, waiting.
He wagged his tail and waited. ,No
one noticed him. He gave a short
bark that apparently disturbed no
Pltchoune had become ae ihh.
He was discreet. With sympathetic
eyes he gazed on his beloved master
and new mistress, then turned and
quietly trotted across the room to the
hearth-rug, sitting there meditative
ly for a few minutes blinking at the
empty grate, where on the warm
Bprlng day there was no Are.
Pltchoune lay down before the fire
less hearth, his head forward on his
paws, his beautiful eyes still discreet
ly turned away from the lovers. He
drew a long contented breath as does
do before settling Into repose. His
"My Manhood and My Love Are My
thrilling adventures had come to an
ena. uerore tires on the friendly
nearth .of the Louis XTTI chatpni
where hunting dogs were carved In
tne stone above the chimnev. Pit,
choune might continue to dream in
the days to come. He would hunt
rabbits in the still forests above the
wheat fields, and live aeain in tha
firelight his great adventures on tha
aesert, tne long runB across the sands
on nis journey back to Franco.
Now he closed his eves. As a faith
ful friend he rested in the atmop
phere of happiness about him. lie
had been the sole companion of a lone.
ly man, now he had become part of
Explaining His One Little Lapse.
"Bruddren and sistahs," in trium
phant tones announced Brother Boaua.
during the recent revival In Ebenezer
chapel, "since I was converted and
washed whiter dan snow, two mont's
ago, I has been widout sin, bless de
Lawd! I's sanctified, and couldn't
commit sin If I wanted to! I"
"Hold on a minute, muh brudder!"
Interrupted good old Parson Raestpr
"Yo' mought uh-been washed tollable
white, but I s bleeged to say dat dar
'pears to be a spot or two dat wasn't
touched wid de soap o' salvation. How
Dout dat time Cuhnel White filled yo'
pussonality full o' shot in his hen
house?" "W'y w'y, sah, lemme tell yo'! Dis
is how 'twuz: Yo' knows how absent
minded de Cuhnel alius was. Well,
sah, dat was one o' dem times he wis
studyin' 'bout suppln or nudder, ai 1
dess 'magined I was dar!" Kansab
Woman Destroys Bomb.
' What might have been a disastrous
explosion was prevented when Mrs.
Pauline Siegel picked a bomb with n
ngnted ruse attached, from the door
step of the house of her neighbor,
Mrs. Salvatore Corso, 1621 South
Franklin street, Philadelphia. Mrs
Siegel hurled it into the street. This
broke the crudely constructed bomb,
and only a section exploded.
Mrs. Siegel saw two men place a
queer-looking package on the step, ap
ply a match, and run away. She
grasped the package and hurled it in
to the street.
It contained six sticks of dynamite
and a large quantity of gunpowder.
The copper Tires, which had been
wrapped around the package, broke.;
The contents of the powerful bomb
were scattered In all directions.
Mrs. Corso said her family hag no
order to learn whether or not they are
protected y law. Egg Harbor (N. J.)
Dispatch to New York Sun.
True greatness first of all is a thing
of the heart It Is all alive with ro
bust and generous sympathies. It is
neither behind its age, and ahead of
It only just so far as to be able to
lead Its march. It cannot slumber, for
activity is a necessity of Us existence.
It Is no reservoir, but a fountain.
Roswell D. Hitchcock. I
HEN E. M. Newman, a travel
lecturer, started throueh the
Holy Land with his camera,
he declared he must get
"somethlne diffprpnt" tn that
mucn pnotographed country. He did,
but he had his troubles, for the Mo
hammedan despises the camera as an
instrument of the devil, and a great
many of the inhabitants of Palestine
are followers of the DroDhet.
Writing in the New York Sun. Mr.
mewman says of his trip:
Our first exDerienca with tho Mn.
hammedans was when we stopped on
a roadside between Jaffa and Ramleh,
the modern name for Arlmathea,
whence came Joseph, who offered his
tomb at Jerusalem for tha hnrlal nf
Jesus Christ. We saw a man driving
two camels that were dragging a sharp
stick through the earth and turning
the scrubby soil into furrows. It was
a subject that answered several re
quirements of the desirable picture.
It was unusual enough to offer a cer
tain human interest It was artistic.
It was one of the best photographs
that I was able to get illustrating the
survival of ancient manners and cus
toms In Palestine.
But we found, aa we often found
along the roads of Palestine, that the
gentleman had been spoiled for our
purpose by two agencies his own
people's superstition and the forele-n.
ers with their jingling purses. Too
many tourists have passed along these
roads taking it for granted that they
would never pass that way again, and
some of them have distributed money
with a prodigal nana. Tha tnnrut
with a little hand camera has tqp often
tossed the peasant a quarter where a
few cents would'have done as well.
But It was not the money that
xused the first tangle with the fol-
lower of the prophet. We found that
the Christians of Svria and Palp.atlnn
are usually meekly obliging when
asKea to pose, but we also found that
with a few exceptions in Bethlehem,
Nazareth and Jerusalem they are not
equally good subjects. We did not
come upon them In occupations as
interesting: thev seemed never to ha
so picturesque as their Mohammedan
Didn't Know It Was a "Movie."
Now any Mohammedan knows that
to click the camera before a campl
destroys the animal's soul. Just ex-
actly what a camel's soul is we en
deavored to learn, but none of the
men who were certain that it had one
could enlighten us. When an animal's
soul is destroyed, however, anything
is likely to happen to It. But after
offers of much money much more
than man and camel would earn in a
day the driver seemed to foriret that
his camel might easily thereafter fall
a victim to the evil eye If he failed
to suspend a string of blue beads from
its neck. Here we found, as we found
afterward, that money was the best
cure for the cloud of Mohammed hang
ing over men's eyes.
The man swore at us immediately
we began to bargain for his photo
graph, however, and we didn't know
at that time about a camel's soul and
the driver wouldn't accept our figure.
He was wise. He knew that to ba
photographed one must pose, so he
Wader fnr Tfoniw.
During their war with Russia, the
Japanese troops were supplied with
waders made of mulberry leaf as a
protection against injury to health
caused by wet feet in the trenches.
Particulars now come of an improved
form of wader, of British invention.
The new wader is made of a fibrous
substance much cheaper than mul
berry leaf. It is light, warm, water
proof, antiseptic, and impervious to
attack by insects. A pair of the
waders made of this material weighs
about two and one-half ounces. The
waders are made In two sizes ma.
(Hum and large. The wader Is kept In
position by buttons or braces. For
occasions like a bayonet charge, when
the utmost freedom for the leg and
root Is necessary, the portion of the
wader worn over and above the knee
would be turned down.
Winning the Multitude's Ear.
Does not experience Drove that in-
fluence over rntn's minds is gained
only by offering them the difficult,
nav, the impossible, to perform or
tefleva? Offer only things that ars
y H 'Jm
declded to spoil the picture, and, not
knowing about the cinema camera, he
started off and gave his land the fast
est plowing it had had since the days
ot Moses. While I had no wav of an
ticipating this action It completely
suited my purpose. One need no long
er wait for the Blow clicking of a sta
tionary camera; it is the day of the
cine and action Is wanted. So the
peasant didn't know that he was being
"immortalized" as a mighty plowman
In Palestine for the amusement of
American audiences and perhaps he
had never heard of America, except
ing as a distant country whence came
Christian dogs with cameras that
yearned for the souls of camels.
Tryina to Pose "Ruth."
One day as we were approaching
Bethlehem we looked into a valley of
ripening grain and silvery ojive trees.
"There are th fields of Boaz where
Ruth gleaned," said our dragoman, and
perhaps association of Ideas caused us
to halt at the roadside. A woman was
sitting on the ground before a pile of
wheat and chaff. She ; had been
threshing the little bundles of grain
that her daughter, an attractive eirl nf
perhaps fourteen years, had gleaned
in the large fields near by. Here was
Ruth of 1914. At least we thoueht so
and Immediately entered into negotia
tions witn her mother for her to pose.
The elrl was Bhv and tha mnthnr hast
tated for a moment, but the jingle of
two shillings made them think differ.
ently. and the elrl consented to ha ra.
hearsed in the little drama that she
was to play before the camera she
was told to do exactlv as aha had
been doing with her little bundles ot
wheat, no bigger around than her
wrist. The camera was Dut Into no
Bitlon on a stone Dile and tha nnerntnr
was about to begin to turn the handle
when our attention was attracted by
Bnrui cries down the road. A man
was approaching on a little rtonknv
which he was clubbing and galloping
toward us. immediate v the elrl heard
him she squatted beside her mother
and seemed to be very much fright
The man shouted something at us
in Arabic as he jumped from his don
key and made a gesture toward the
camera, but. seemlne to realize that
it was the girl we wanted to Bnap, he
stood in front of her as he scolded
her and her mother for their willing
ness to accommodate us in the mat
ter of posing. After she had explained
to him the man told us .that she wan
his girl wife and that he thanked the
prophet for permitting ,him to arrive
in time to save her from disgrace.
"Ten years from now." he said, "th
people of this village may point their
nngers at my wife and sav: 'There
a girl who was willing to stand before
a Christian dog s camera for two
From Bethlehem we went into the
Judean wilderness to attempt to snap
shepherds with their flocks of sheen
and goats. We met with little oppo
sition from these lonely, half starved
lads, who when they were Christians
thankfully accepted the fee we gave
them and when they were Moham
medans begged for more money and
then cursed us in the name of the
Prophet as we departed.
reasonable and all the world will an
swer, "We knew as much as tha."
But enjoin things that are hard, Im
practicable; paint the Deity as ever
armed with thunder; make blood run
before altars, and you will win the
multitude's ear and everybody will
say of you: "He must be right or he
would not so boldly proclaim things
so marvelous." Exchange.
Bible Is 103 Years Old.
E. H. Carter of this city has an old
relic of bygone days !n a Bible, pub
lished in Windsor, Vt, in 1812, by Mer
rifield & Cochran, at "The Sign of the
This book is one hundred and three
years old. It was the property of a
great uncle of Mr. Carter, who evi
dently has made an exhaustive study
of the Bible as was evidenced hv tho
copious marginal notes and references
in old-rashioned handwriting. Wahpe
ton (N. D.) Dispatch to Omaha Bee.
As a Usual Thinq.
"Father, what is the consensus
opinion?" "Your mother's opinions,
my flear." Buffalo Express
WISHED HE WAS A BELGIAN
Man With Missing Button Didn't
Have Heart to Worry Wife Who
Was Knitting for War Victims.
"There goes another button!" said
the man who was standing with his
thumb hitched Inside bis waistband.
"Didn't you know it was loose?"
"Of course I knew It was loose.
knew that my hosiery needs darning,'
and that I ought to have a lot of
needle and thread work done."
"Why don't you tell your wife
"I haven't the heart to worry her.
You know, she's so svmnathetle. she'
isn't happy unless she's knitting
something to send nvar tn Enrnnp
Honestly, sometimes I almost wish I
was one of those unhappy Belgians."
Highly Important Occasion.
"You've had that canopy running
irom your front door to the curbstone
tor a long time."
'Yes. After my wife had a narty
I told 'em to leave the canopy. The
weathers pretty rough, and I've got
some people comine to the house that
I wint to take the best possible care
"Are you goinir to elva another
"No. I'm goine to nut in a ton of
"What you want to do," said the
physician, "Is to take an ice-cold bath
"I haven't the nerve."
"You won't mind It after the first
"That's what I'm afraid of. If
could only manage to take the plunge
unexpectedly I'd be all right I know
what I'll do. I'll get a pair of skates."
THERE'S A REASON.
Dinks Why do women stand for
DUUU gUWIlB :
Winks Because thev can't sit
"That man has a voice like a saw
mill," said the woman with a sensi
I wouldn't say that," replied her
"What do you know about it?"
"I was in the lumber business for
Beveral years. Some saw mills don't
sound so bad."
Making No Allowances.
women are unreasonable crea
"Maybe you are right."
Tm convinced of It. A woman of
my acquaintance who weighs more
than two hundred pounds has a hus
band who weighs 115, yet she cries
because he doesn't take her In his
arms and soothe her Injured feelings
just as he used to do when she was a
slip of a girl."
Sidelight on History.
"But, my dear,'" said the husband,
mildly, "you must admit that the most
patient person that ever lived was a
"I'll admit nothing of the kind," re
joined the wife of his bosom. "Old
man Job may have been patient, but
just think of the patience poor Mrs,
Job must have had to enable her to
put up with such a husband."
Baseball players and newspaper
men seem to fraternize a great deal."
"Yes, but there's a decided differ
ence between a baseball player and a
'In what respect?"
'A newspaper man Is never offered
a bonus of $10,000 to jump from one
paper to another."
"I see where another staea heautv
Is suing a millionaire for 'heart
"I fear you have used the wrong
'It isn't really 'heart balm' that
she's after. She's merely arrived at tha
final stage of the trimming process."
A Bad Example,
Mother, what's a 'bonehead'?"
That's a vulgar word applied to a
stupld person, my son, but you must
never use it, Mother wants her boy to
be refined and speak correctly."
All right, mother. I wouldn't have
asked you what it meant If I hadn't
heard you call father a 'bonehead' last
night after I left the room."
The Wrong Place.
Lawyer My client did not under
stand your honor, as he is very deaf.
Magistrate And he has come to
this court for a hearing.
Lawyer Yes, your honor.
Magistrate Then tell him he had
better go to a specialist.
Attire to Suit.
'The cashier and his hHd
certainly appropriately dressed for
'She wore a changeable silk, and
had on a check suit"
Machine Politician I met n mon
from New York today who sav i,n.
tics there is more crooked than ever.
Second Ditto Oh. he's onlv hinoino
his own horn. Philadelphia Ledger.
TWENTY-FIVE years ago Great
Britain traded a patch of 130
acres to Germany for the Island
of Zanzibar. It Is probable that
King George's government to
day would be willing to give several
Zanzibars to get back that bit of land
Lord Salisbury made the trade and it
was mougnt at the time to be very ad
vantageous to the English, but that
small piece of the earth's surface was
tne island of Helgoland and so far In
this great war it has capablv nrotected
the coast of Germany from attacks
uy tne British, neet. An "L' shaped
Island in the North sea. 26 miles from
the mouths of the Elder, Elbe and
weser rivers, Helgoland has-come to
be known as the Gibraltar of the
North sea, and the name la nnt ml.
In ancient times Helgoland, then
more than five times its present size,
was sacred to the Goddess Hertha, and
was fcuown as Fosetisland, .from the
Frisian Goddess Foseta who had a tem
ple on the Island. From the middle of
the tenth century It was an indanand.
ent republic, but came Into the noRsan.
slon of the dukes of Schleswig in the
luuneemn century, and was captured
by Denmark in the beelnnlnir nf tha
eighteenth century. The latter coun
try ceded the island to Great Britain
In 1814, and Germany came intn nn.
session of it In 1890.
In times of peace Heleoland hn
population of about three thonand
Frisians who are supported chiefly by
fishing, by serving as pilots and by
catering to the wants of stranfars wnn
go there for the sea bathing.
, i Germany's Good Trade.
At the time of the trade with rw
many Lord Salisbury's diplomacy was
praised as a clever coup and tha
kaiser, just then taking his place in
world politics, was laughed at for a
big "dummkopf." England had been
In possession of the island since the
Napoleonic wars, but had never real
ized its strategic importance.
The Island In 1890 was simply a tri
angular slab of red marl and sand
stone, scarcely three miles In circum
ference, arising abruptly 200 feet out
of tha sea. It was visibly crumbling
away. The great storms from the
north were battering it to pieces, and.
as one authority wrote at the time,
"In a few eeneratlons. or at tha mnat n
tew centuries more, Helgoland will be
only a flat, desolate Band dune like
those of the surrounding sea."
Instead of crumbling awav tha island
of Helgoland today is buttressed on
every side with ferroconcrete. Break
waters have been constructed, a naval
harbor built, and from armored case
ments and sunken batteries the im
mense Krupp guns can sweeD tha pa
tor over ten miles in all directions. It
has taken millions of dollars to ac
complish this, but Germany has cheer
fully expended $1,250,000 annually In
protecting the island Itself from its
natural enemy, the sea, and In convert
ing it into one of the strongest for
tresses in the world.
In fact, Helgoland today forma nran.
tlcally the nucleus around which tha
whole naval program of the German
At the time of the nurchase tha (flat
canal was neartng completion and the
great navy yards and naval stations of
the empire were being built at Wil-
helmshaven, Bremerhaven, Kiel and
WHIPPING OUT BEES' NEST
Old-Tlme Fun of Which Boys of the
Present Age 8eems to Know
What has become of the old faBh-
loned boy who, on a summer morn
ing, armed himself with a shingle
paddle and a bunch of Iron weeds and,
In company with other boys similarly
equipped, went forth in search of bum
ble bee nests? He roamed the rip
pling meadow seas in quest of the
buzzing pirate with a golden doublet,
and on sighting him followed him in
straight course to the hidden lair.
Such assaults they were, such spir
ited advances, such ignoble retreats
and utter routs! And such laugh
terand such pain!
Once, though not at Aleppo, a grim
pirate in black corselet followed a
small boy on rapid wing for half a
mile, digging him at every bound, and
finally, looping the loop, sailed up the
leg of his cottonmade pants.
There was ample room In the rear
half way up for egress, but the pirate
showed no quarter, and, going on up,
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The work of reconstruction Was Im
mediately begun by the Germans and
today the island Is the one great Ger
man menace to England's control ol
the North sea. Here are gathered the
kaiser's main torpedo beat and subma
rine fleets with which Germany ex
pects to maintain its war tone around
the British isles. It is also the key and
guard of Germany's main artery ol
commerce the way to Hamburg. This
great seaport, almost world dominat
ing in times of peace, is Impregnable
with the great dirigible station and
submarine base at Helgoland to guard
- Made Into a Mighty Stronghold.
Since 1890 the Island has been prac
tically reconstructed. It Is fortified
against the sea and warlike fleets alike
with great granite buttresses 16 feet
thick and 240 feet high on all aides.
Even the fissures in its cliffs have been
filled up and bound together with thou
sands of tons of ferroconcrete. The
Krupp guns on It are estimated to
have cost $10,000,000. It has a 48
fathom roadstead which can hold the
entire German fleet in safety and 100
miles nearer England than In an;
Other of Its home stations, ,
Helgoland magazines contain mil
lions of rounds of every class ot ammu
nition. Mines, torpedoes, aerial bombs
and submarines are here In abundance.
Its garrison Is provisioned for d siege
The island Is connected with Ger
many by submarine cable. Its waters
for miles around are heavily mined. It
was near Helgoland early in the war
that the first naval disaster overtook
the British when the cruiser Amphion
was sunk by a mine placed by f
steamer Koenigln Lulse.
It Baved the German fleet .from
structlon when Admiral Beatty tt
back after sinking the Bluecher. r
lng to risk his battle cruisers among
the mines and submarines surround
Meat In Japan.
It is only within a recent period that
meat has come to play a part in the
Japanese diet. Fish, flesh and fowl
were once strictly forbidden as artN
cles of food by the tenets of Buddhism,
but gradually one after another came
to be allowed as eatables. Even now
meat, although becoming more and
more popular, is not used In large
quantities at one meal. Chicken,
game, beef, ham and pork may he
found on sale In most large towns and
cities. But beef Is cut into mouthfuls
and sold to Japanese by the ounce;
chickens are carefully and minutely
dissected and sold by parts as the
wing, leg or an ounce or two of the
breast. It waB a matter of great sur
prise to the natives of Mlto that the
foreigners living there bought a whole
chicken or five or six pounds of beef
at a time and consumed it all In two
or three meals.
Income Tax Payers.
There are 23,551 single women who
pay an Income tax, but only 6,682 mar
ried women, while there are 62,212
bachelors on the Income tax rolls, as
against 272,153 married men. Alto
gether, 357,598 persons in the United
States pay a tax on their Incomes.
Of persons who receive a moderate
income, say from $2,500 to $5,000,
there are in the entire country only
attained a nnnlilnn nf .
tween the shoulder blades. Here he
began to dig, and as he dug the boy
began to shed useless raiment. At
the edge of town he wore the remains
of a hickory straw hat and a hurt
look. However, he gathered up his
scattered raiment and returned to the
Then, too, there was the fat boy
with the tight pants,, and the boy
with the shaven head, who, after tak
ing refuse On ton Ylf n Van.. t 1
had to be hauled home. But why re
count? Those were days of noble
adventure, and every sunrise brought
luo some glorious hazard;
every sunset saw some valorous deed
accomplished. Rov in tv,o a
dent days Jon't even know what bum-ble-bee
honey tastes like.-New York
Good Rules to Observe.
It la a ffnnrl nnrl anfa A. -
journ in every place rs If yon mp'rit
iu oycuu juur me mere, never omit
ting an opportunity of doing a loud
ness, or speaking a true word, or,
making a friend. Ruskin. v