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"I'tfonlrtn't Imvp IipIIpvpiI It of you
Rnchil," will Mr ISihimntnni plain
lively 'No. I wouldn't not unleM
Dotty Tneker. the iimnty umber. Inul
tohl me! mill DetHynlie never tulil n lie
no mure tluin Uenrite Wnthlnftton dlil.'
'Why, motlier. wlmt mi von -talking
about?" ine."tliineil Jin Thomas Cilmon
itone, untying the elder "latly'a bonnet
strings unil relieving her of u splint bas
ket, u lilui'lt nlllr li:i;f, a waterproof cloak
anil itti ntilbreltii
-'Ami I've come to se If tt'n truo.'
addrd theulil luily
'11 wliafs true, mother?"
"That you said yon wished there
wasn't no micli person as m-Mnel" falter
cd Aln Edmonstone.
"Mother, you know I nover could have
nald fmeh a thing." cried out Radiol.
"Well, It wsisn't quite exactly that,
but Betsy Tnckor sho heard you bay you
wished there wasn't no men thing as a
Oh!" eried Rachel, with u hysterical
little luu;rli -I plealjrnilly I did way
that Cm oh tnutucrl it was tinder
wieh 8tiotir provocation, nnd I novnr
meant you Qow could I. when yon
have always ul ways been so good to
I knew it couldn't bo truo." said Mrs.
Edmonstone. netting herself in the easi
est rocUm;; chair and nodding her cap
Btnnps comfortably 'But how came
yon to make that eS-tra-or-dinary rpeech
Rachel, about tnothors-in-law in rch
It was Tom," said the young wife.
"He wh Fo agrmavatiajj!"
"ThoniiiH always was nKKiuvating.'
said Mrs Cdmonstone. i.tirrin the cup
of tea that Rachel had brought her
And what was it about now? The
'Oh, jm lemember about the break
fast cakes, don't yem?" said Rachel, with
merry mischief sparkling lu her eyes
'No, It wasn't the breakfast cakes this
time, it was the shirts "
"Well, j on know he paid it was snch
a wasteful Hstr:tvu;;.mtiroeeeiUuif to
buy shirts it-ady i.:::ile." .plained
Rachel 'tlei-in! il:e l:::en was poor,
and the wnrk ivjrulai i.lnp shop htyle.
and he declared yon always used to
make Ins shirts at homo, every stitch,
before he was married."
"Bo I did," acknowledged Mrs. Ed
monstone, with u groan. "But that was
In the old times, before you could buy
such a good articlo as thoy have now."
"Yes, but Tom don't make any allow
ance for difference lu times nnd cus
toms," sighed Rachel "He wanted
home made shirts, and home madolhlrts
he would haver
"And yon made 'em?"
"Yes. 1 made them."
"Yon were a great goose." reflectively
spoke Mrs. Cldmonstone.
"And and Tom swore dreadfully the
first one he put ou"
"1 don't In the least doubt it."
"And ho said they set like meal bags,
and that they twisted his neck around
as if he had just been banged, and
grasped him on tho shoulders like a po
liceman! Oh, I can't tell you what he
'Blehs tue!" said Mrs. Edmonstone.
'lie told me his mother's shirts set
like a glove. a:id Gtiod him perfectly
and why i-nnldn t I turn ont a shiit like
those'' And it wa ilieu mother dear."
suddenly futigiirr her ar::is around t'ai
old lady's plum) cnuilortuble neck,
that I lot my lie.:tl. imd told him I
wished there wasn't i.ac.i u thin ; im a
mother-in-law m the win Id! And Detsy
Tacker hat i.i the wwiajj room altering
over my dolun'i in the spring --tyle, and
I Buppose she mnst have heard mo."
"Don't mmd it, my dear." said Mrs.
"No. I won't." piotested Rachel.
'But. oh. those shirts! I've been rip
ping them apart and sewing them to
gether again, and rounding off a gusset
here and taking in a plait there, until
I've got so that I dream of 'em at night,
and the nuke 1 try 'em on the worse
they lit. aud the more unreasonable Tom
becomes. My mother never made Buch
work of it as this!" says he."
Thomas forgets." observed Mrs. Ed
And I'm sine if things go on like
this,'" added Rachel, pushing her short
brown curls off her forehead, "it'll end
In a separation on account of 'incom
patibility of temper.' "
'No. it won't, my dear," said the mother-in-law
Here, get me the pattern
and some shirting muslin and. a pair of
"What uro you going to do, mother?"
eagerly questioned Rachel.
"I'm going.termake Tom a shirt. But
don't yon tell him, Rachel. We'll see
whether it's Tom or the pattern that haa
Once moro the miscbevious light come
into Rachel's bright blue eyes.
"1 wish all the world was mother-In-laws,"
she cried gleefully. "Why, why
didn't I think of this before?"
"One can't think of everything, child,"
said Mrs. Edmonstone consolingly.
Thomas Emondstone welcomed his mo
ther cordially when he came home from
"I'm so glad you've come," said h.
"We can have somo of tho nice old fash
ioned dishes uow. Rachel can't seem to
get the hang of them, although she has
always had your book of recipes to guide
'Rachel's a good deal better cook than
ever I protended to be," said Mrs. Ed
monstone. "Thoy hare patont egg beat
ers and cream whippers and raisin teed
era, aud all thut sort of thing, now that
thoy didn't liuvo in ray day 1 nover
tasted nicer bread than Rachel makes,
aud these popovons are just delicious."
"You're just saying that to encourage
Rucliel," said Mr. Edmonstone, with an
Inurednlnus mullo. "Tilings will run
smooth now you've como, That's one
"Oh, I shouldn't think of interfering
In Itiicliol'a kitchen." wild the old ludy,
"Please do, mother," coaxed the wife,
not without n cerluln quiver In Iter Up.
"Do let Tom luivo u reminiscence of the
old days while yon urv here,"
"Well, just n yon children my," con
ceded lliu uintlier-lii'luw uooil humor
Hlit remained u Wftb ut her on'
Iioiim', during which period of time Tmi
wan nil cilllun7'0iiipluwiiuy
Till," iuid he. 'I uiui!liliig l
llvllllf J M nii'wlf II lio flU-llll When
"TlU''ru mil mJ,"mIiI JMulm), who
in)1! iiiniltiiliMiii Willi i r nwu willful
ImhiiU Aim) kJjh IivIH mryf lu u III
WU lite MUCH
y jiiiu of mMu'4 mb vroi w
BJ-l''Hi '.SUP .Ji.t.".W j'B
this? demjtndtul ttnl ,lThr Is no
"I'm glad you're pleanotl." said Rachel
with a iruilty glance ut her mother-in-law
"Oh, by tho way. Tom. the Ian of the
net of n'.ilm H finished uo.v Will yon
put it on to-morrow'"
"1 mipjioie so." ungriidnuMy ntteru.l
Tom. "Will set U':.. rury. I dare say
illke all the rest of them I"
"You might u least giv? It n trial."
"Didn't 1 ray I wnuldr" still more tin
graciously "Those shirts will be the
death of me yet." he added turning to
his mother with a groan, while Rachel
not nteadily ob&erving tho pattern of the
table cloth. '
Tlie breakfast sat smoklng.cn the ta
bio next'mornina wben Mr. Edmonstone
came into the room twisting himself as
if he were practicing to be n human
corkscrew Mrs. Edmonstouo glanced
timidly up at him.
"Don't it lit. Toin?" sho questioned.
"Pit! Just look at it. will yo.iv" ho re
torted. "Fit! Hangs liko a window cur
tain around my neck pinches my wrists
like a pair of haudcufi's! I feel as if 1
were in a strait- jacket" writhing im
patiently to and fro "Oh, I might havo
known it beforehand yon haven't au
idea what the word lit means. I wish
mother.you could teach thin wife of mine
how to.make a decent shlrtl"
"Thomas." said Mis. Edmonstone
solemnly transfixing him with the
glistening spheres of her spectacle
glasses, "you'ro not very polito. 1 made
"Yes, I myself, dust as I used to
makenhirts lor you in the olden timep
that you're alwayn sighing alter I've
been woi king at it ever since Pve been
in tho bouse. Throw away the pattern.
Rachel, and don't waste any more time
trying to make your husband's shir.tn."
whe added "It'ft an economy of time
and temper, as well as of money, to buy
them ready made. It's Tom that's in
fault, not the work. And as for the
coolrfng yon've been praising up so elo
quently all the time I've been here, 1
haven't touched a pot or a pan. It's all
her your wife's work. So much for
imagination. Oh. yon needn't hang your
head so heerishly you're neither better
nor worse than other men." went on
Mi's. Edmonstone. "And I never saw
the man yet that didu't need to hear a
wholesome truth now and then. You've
got the best and sweetest little wife in
"Mother, pleaded Rachel,, trying to
put her liaud over the old lady's mouth,
but Mrs. Edmonstone resolutely per
sisted. "And it's my advice to you to try and
treat her us she deserves '
"1 I don't know but that I have been
rather cranky of late." said Tom self
consciously, "now that I come to think
"Cranky! I should think so," Baid the
old lady. "I'm sure I don't know what
the world's coming to. Here's little
Qtorgy toddling uround with his wooden
cart. The first you know he'll be telling
his wife about the wonderful successes
his mother used to make in this, and
that, and tho other thing. We've all got
to come to it."
"And Oeorgy '11 be right." said Tom.
who after all had u magnanimous streak
through hiiu. "What a crab I've been
all thin ti.n. Hang the home made
shirts! I'll buy "em out of the store next
time! Kiss me. Rachel and you. too.
motlier! And be sure you let me have a
dish of scalloped oysters when I come
home to dinner." Tho oysters Rachel
He ate his breakfast and departed.
And when he was gone young Mrs. Ed
monstone looked with shining eyes at
old Mrs. Edmonstone.
"Oh. what a nice thing to have a mo-tber-in-law!"
said she fervently. Shir
ley Browne in Fireside Companion.
The Ever I'lcuut Poor.
Mrs. Buckskin My dear, I have just
received word 'that a family of movers
camped down by the creek are starving,
Little Johnny Bucltsldn (rushing in)
Paw, there aro a couplo of fat men who
look like capitalists pacing off your cor
ner'lot over in town. They
Rev. Buckskin Run, Johnny, and tell
'em I'll be there in n minute!
Mrs. Buckskin But, my dear, those
Rev. Buckskin They can waltl You
know the good book tells us that the poor
we have always with us, but it ain't
every day that corner lot buyers put in
on appearance! Make haste, Johnny!
A Chang of Opinion,
"What a rattletrap of a room this isl
Here I've corkod up the sash in that win
dow from top to bottom, and now ths
wind fairly whistles through it,"
'I uorer have been In mcli u cIoh
room, rJeoin'i thonifli thur loen'(
bivHtl) of ulr Kt In." IlariK.r'K lUw,
HINTS TO HOUWKECPCHI.
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