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Then I wrote a letter to Mr.
“Wait a minute, Mr. Hilliard.
Hilliard, saying that “Important Miss Waldron don’t mean it”
business called me out of town,” I said
■ Frvm Th, Ladle* World.
and wouldn’t he please excuse me
And he said, “Jack, where did
for a little while. I was sure I’d you come from and what do vou
BY FRANCES A. SCHXEIDKR.
be back in the evening, jo didn’t mean?”
| And he’d got a very mad telegram say a word to mother when I went
Then I said, “Miss Waldron, you
¡asking him what he meant and bed away next morning. When I’d didn’t send that black-edged envel
written hack telling her rhe must bought uiy tiaket, I found I had a ope at all, it' was me.” She was
know that he meant the mourning dollar and ninety eight cents left, sitting on the sofa, looking awful
envelope, and that it would be a enough to carry me a good part of white, and holding on to the arm
great deal better for het toacknowl- the way back Anyway, all I very tight. “I did it co play a joke
¡edge that she’d lieen inconsiderate, thought of was getting there and on Mr Hilliard,” I said. “I don’t
than to pretend she didn't under seeing Miss Waldron.
know how he came to get mad at
stand—and then she wrote him the I As I got on the train, I saw a you about it, nor how you came to
letter he'd got this morning. And man with a coat just like Mr get mad at him for being mad, but
W aldron was as mad as she Hilliard’s, going up the platform. somehow you both did. And I’ve
could t»e. and denied ever having But I lost sight of him and when heard Mr. Hilliard talking to Mr.
. used a mourning envelope in her we got fairly off. there was so much Johnson’, and I knew it was all niy
life, and rhe said she never wanted to see out of the windows, and so fault for playing that stupid trick
It if tint class in every r##p#ct. The proprietor having l»een raised to see him again, . The wav I felt. many people inside of the car to
on him. And I felt just awful about
in the business know s just how to conduct it I*
and . whole when 1 heard all this, was a caution look at, that I never thought of the it, and mrde up mv mind to come
You can buy by the quarter, less or more, and at prices u» »he rattle snakes.
man who lo- ked like Mr. Hilliard and tell you how it all happened."
a« low at you would have to pay rancher»
Beef.Pork.Mutton, Sausage , And Mr. Johnson, he said:
Miss Waldron looked awfully
‘ Why, Hilliard, it’s nonsense for
K. A. M atthes , Proprietor
It was nearly noon when we got puzzled, and she said;
you two to quarrel. There's a mis
to B----- . My! but it’s a pretty
“I don’t understand. Will you
take somewhere, depend on it '
place, all hills and trees and beauti come and tell me what you mean?"
. Perhaps she got hold of that envel
ful houses and wide, shady streets. and she motioned me to come
ope by mistake and slipped her let
I knew Miss Waldron lived on St. nearer.
ter into it without think g
Paul’s Street, but didn’t know the
“I mean,’’ I said, “that it was
hesaid he thought it was funny that
number of her house. It was a me who put black ed^es on the en
a man a hu was as cool and clear
long time before 1 found the street, velope you sent your letter in to Mr
lheadtdasMr. Hilliard, and »ho
and then I had to go along ringing Hilliard. I did it with India ink
was as fond «.f a girl as he was uf
door l-ells and enquiring if “Miss one morning before he came down,
.Miss Waldron, couldn't conduct hi*
Waldron lived here.”
At last» so he thought something awful had
I love affairs without getting all
tanglei And then he slapped Mr. when I was about tired out, I rang happened to his mother; and when
the bell of a house where the people ho found that nothing had happened
Hilliard on the shoulder a*i I * il
b the whole stay
| “Brace up. old boy; run d >wn and knew Miss Waldron, and they told to her, he thought you meant to
see her ami eel this line matur me her house was fouror five blocks fool him and were very mean.”
forth» r up the street So 1 walked
Miss Waldron gave a queer little
"I can’t do that," says Mr Hill
“Oh! you don’t know what a deal
liard. and he shut h s teeth together iw»v back from the sidewalk, with
harm you’ve done." said she, and
•till hit chin looked as square as a
dn-goods box. ‘*C me, Johnson tl w. rs.and vines all over the piazza. she, and covered her face up with
I we’ll drop it. I-et’s go to lunch.' 1 I rang the bell and asked if Miss her hands.
Wade ealy by CTVkCl â CO.. Rew Tart. SeM by gmen ev ery k uu
“Jack.” said Mr. Hilliard, putting
and before I could get a chance to Waldron was in.
hand on my shoulder, “go and
The girl looked at me kind of
speak tu him. they’d gone
“Yes.” she was wait for me in the hall; will you,
Now, w bat I was *■ >i..g to d<\ 1 funny and jaid
didn't know. I never thought when in. and what did I want. I said 1 my boy?’’
“But will you forgive me, Mr.
1 played that trick it wa« g>>ing to wanted tu zee her.
(tan out that way. My! but I felt
•‘Well, you can't see her now,”
He only patted me on the
awful. I went to the window and -he sai 1, “for she’s particularly
and pushed me gently
Toewry person arnd- looked down into the churchyard engaged.’’
ing us the amount o There were some people walking
“Can’t I wait till I can see her?” through the doorway. I heard the
one yearly subocnpUnsi to The Haaam tether with ten cents extra rouI*l; 1<A* °t ’em always come in 1 asked “It’s on important bus door close and then went and sat
we will send free a copy of The World Almanac for 1SU5. Single copies Btx>u* chime time and wander about i ines« and I ve c >me a long wav” »n the chair, where I’ q waited so
tuay be orde-ed at thia oftce for 15 ^ntt
Su the girl said to come in. and <>i g.
li was a long time before Mr-
’at the grave atone#. I raw a voung she gave me a chair in the had, tne
* man and a girl standing before one prettiest hall I ever was in. wuh iilliaru «-ame to me. When he did
and laughing, and it’* no wonder. rooms on each side of it
Fr »m ••»me. In looked v» rv handsome and
!<>r there are some of the quevresi one room »here the door <» as clue d «.nd, and he said:
, name# and *.>n.e of the queerest I could hear voices, but I touldn’t
“Miss Waldron wants to bee you.
verse* on those
uxut» rtones hear what was »aid. On the hat lack.'. And when we went into
I They’re aw fai old. y.»u know And
si i was a hat tnat reminii^l me the loom Miss Waldron came up
I lolled out of th.I window and of Mr. Hilliard's, and there was a to me and she .ook l«Mh mv hands
the sparrows hopping about cane. to»x that looked like his A and gave me a kiss, which I didn’t
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io the gras*. and felt an tuean and nice little dog ran in from some deserve at all, for It was all my fault
unhappy I wished 1 wa* dead where and b»gan jumping up on there d been any trouble And she
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Ouce. 1 thought I’d write to .M * m*- I »•• awful tired and hungry, a..d Mr. Hilliard were awfully good
A Velu-* of over 5< a ) pa^es
, Waldron and tell her all about it and wished that Miss Waldron U> me and took me in to soe old Mrs.
It Treats 1,400 topics
and then I thought that wouldn't Would «e* me and get done with il. Hilliard; and I had a splendid din
Endorsed by STATESMEN,
'do. She’d tmnk the letter wa.« al? • ut 1 dreaded seeing her. too Soon ner, ar.d Mr. Hilliard telegraphed
,alla boat Ail of a sudden the the door of the room wh-rv I had to mv mother that I’d be home on
idea came ‘nto my bead to go a id beard voice# opened a little and I ' a late train, and not to worry about
STUDENTS everywhere. v
see her uivfelf and explain the heard a man aav:
me. and I liked it all, but felt awfal
Maa Weaebeal Such a State of Fwr-
, whole tiling—and it grew an I grew
beten That It <a a Verttabto #
to think I should be made
" that « your final decision
i till it are med to Id J.e if I didn’t g. Stella?’’
S rw-yciopeWia #f Facta. Statiw
#o much ol. when I’d behaved so
I right off
l'<"a are Sventa S»tu»h! fv>wa
And M s« Stella said, awful low: badly, but some people never get
te January Flrat, ISM.
Mia# Waldron lived a hundred Ye#. Mr ----- " | dWnt eA|ch their deserts.
HK itq< rolaaa« n a «bette tineerv £
Ik* away. and Id need mono# tu th* name
And now Mr. Hilliard and Miss
ta itwiL Owe raa hardly think
go with, for I couldn't Walk there
Th»n the done opened wide and Waldron are away on their wodding
ei a qwmcfoa it caaaot answer.
It teH.« .. And then 1 thought t’d
break mi I saw a’wautiful young Udy drvwad tour.
■A »boat party platferow, etectfoa wa- V crwrkorv bank where I
ti»tKK the new tan<, relt^Mu ot the
n»owev I d hee<i waving «p for • in white, standing in the middle of
therwmi. and there. *ith’hed «w
earth. pofwUtww every« hew. »tate aad
Ifowiete. and 'hat muM haw four
wwiewt •aeti.twm, orewratMae #t
dollar, ia it at tea« Id
toT handle in his hand, -toed Mr. Hill
aa pate »a • th,wt •
Kuetga atartera, h te tatare, mewce
lag apewr aaa» 1 «as a little kid d»v good# box »Rape on hi<l f><w,
J As amm ai I ( ; home that a ght 1
a- d his ete# as black aa coala
teak lbe hark .< the mantel tn my
“li wd bye. Stella” be aaid
|MMW and broke it o»*n There
-irood by# Mr. H Ilford, she
were four dol’ar# and runet, -eight •aid.
PRICE, pesquklt mail - 25 CENTS.
cert- ia it and the railroad fare
Rut hef we be d
w.wsM aaly be three
TH« WOULD, New York Cl*».
,loor 1 ma<J< a
en.mgh to late UM* bath way,.
jnn»p a d *a» han«in« on to his
could walk part wav aorne
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AMERICA’S STANDARD YEAR BOOK.
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