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The Last Indian
Six llnlr Indians sitting In n ion,
Uumli1i Ihrlr worm leper
Hno got tin niul run nwny
And the other cried, Whoop-co"
live little Indiana la)lng nt cards
One rhenird nml was called a 1l.tr.
I Id roi mail nml climbed a tree.
WHEN SNIFFLES AND TOODLES RAN AWAY
llien four sat around I lie lire
1 our little IndlntiH e-ntlng meat
I'rom a Kettle 'noatlt n tree
Olio fellow unallotted loo murli hone'
And died leaving onl) three
Three little Indians, all wrapped up
In blankets, bright and new
One rolled down the grctt steep hank.
leaving the othir two
'rno little Indian out on nuiri.li.
doing towards tha setting huh
One fell through tho river lee!
And then there nnit hut one
One little Indian nil atone.
Took a very midden jiiln:
Ho crept lnlo a lltllo hole, t
And ne'er esiiuu out itKiiln.
When Is a beckBtcak like an iinconi
When In u pot of sweetmeats llko an
When thej aro left over
Why aro staffs of old men like Lent?
Hecnusa they urn h-nt un
What days aro like woruout shoo J!
tit) William Wallace .tr )
SnlfftoH and Toollen were twins The)
hid tha lilucM ee nml )cllowrt hair
on ever saw, and their bodies were
mado of line Kid while their head,
hands nml feet nelo of bisque. Snif
fles wore n dalnt) sailor Mill of white
scrgo trimmed nlth Iduo hrnld and
bras button, and Toodlr hub glor
ious In n frock of pink miilln trimmed
nlth while Into Therefore. )ou will
understand tint Sniffles nas n ho)
doll anil ToodleK it girl doll
The home of Sniffles mid Toodlea
nas n cr ver) nlio one. not In my
quite clcgint Hut the twins grew so
tlrtd stn)lug forever In tho nurier).
Wheie their llltlo mother rnme during
tier vntaiions nml nollili) to piny Willi
them And they with not the only
planning sho had, for tho great pla
room wn cronded with every uiantur
of to) known to to) makers, and as the
small mistress of tho room was an
out) thlld, nlio had many other Inter
ests than those belonging In her inn k
erv llesldei. the little n other of Snif
fles and Toodles was getting a hit loo
old for dulls, for Hho had liecn sent
nna) to n prlvato school tho jenr bc
furn and slnec then had felt hcrsclt
qluto it oting Ind), although sho was
hut 10 jenrg of age
And ko II was that the twins Hlghed
for chango and excitement Often they
looked down from the nursery window
Into a prett) park that hurdcicd the
opposite sldo of the street and watched
nlth Inncl) hearts tho children playing
tin re So mail) little girls came to tho
pirk every da), bringing their dollies
with them for tho nlr and recreation.
Some of the dolls rode In dainty wicket
ribs, and this sight caused Sniffles and
Toodles to feel th Irony of their fate all
tho keener, for was there not a dear,
silk-lined doll enh bought expressly
for them right Ihero In tho room wltit
1110111'' And had It not been pom nil
months since they had been taken
uhroad in It' And nas this not enough
to nutko oven n doll'H heart he ivy?
Hut ccry lano has a turning point,
nol to say an end and Sniffles mid
Toodlci mndo up their minds to bring
their lonely, uneventful life to soma
thniuo. This decision was reached onn
cool Nov ember day ns they lay on t lie
edgo of n table and looked out on the
gay life of tho park anil street below.
It was 1 oodles vcrltablo llttlo Hvo, to
tempt her brother who first suggested
leaving the home where tho) had lived
rver slnco tho first Christmas after
thev were made In I'mnro nml brought
to this country to bo put In n Plftli n
nine to) -shop
"Well, Admiral," said Toodles, who
nlwii)s cnllcd her brother by that lion
ornlilo title, owing to bis sailor null,
which suggested tho nay, "I'o been
thinking today that It would ho worth
while for us to I cine this dull plaid.
There Isn't a child In the houso nor
In tho block, except Iho llttlo ones who
tome from somo of tho less aristocratic
ttrcets lo play In tho park opposite.
len the grown-ups will boon bo go
Ing to Kuropo or somo oilier place
for tho winter.
tountr) or snshoro 'villi her pnrriils rotmnrks, letving Hie doir ujnr the
end more loneliness will follow fori while During one of there pauses ol
his and while ho li intentl) spelling
out the name on some envelope) wo
must rreep from behind Iho hill
bench where wo shall bide, and gain
the street while tho door Is open for
"I'm wllli on sister,' sild Sniffles,
otherwise the 'Admiral" "I hope llin
maid will not fall to coma tomorrow
to do tills room and that she wilt kind
ly lenvn the room eloeir open"
"Yrs I guess mi nro about right
nciillesecd Sniffles, otherwise the Ad
mlr.il "Hut ns the hoiiro Is nlwns
locked, how are we to get out of It'
I'm In for going soma plate if we ran
make our escape"
"Whore there's a will there k n wn
quoted Toodles "We'll wait nml waltli
Tomorrow the maid will romo here to
put the things in oriler for tho wlnlei.
In a fen moments the) were wifely be.
li I rut the grent cushioned hall bench,
which stood in n shadowy comer near
Iho front door
.After waiting Micro for an hour or
moie In almost breathless nnxlety Snif
fles and roodles heard tho bell rlnf,
mid siw the hulter open tho door unit
lake his hnnds full of letters. As ho
Hood glancing them over tho great
door njar Toodles crept forth, keep
ing well In the shadow, and passed
right by the edit butter's legs out upon
FIND THE DONOR
Hats form n. largo part of tho diet
for tho mandarins, Helling In Canton
for CO cents a dozen Iho Cnntontso
also relish dogs' hindquarters, which
bring a higher prlco than lamb.
Hoeiks, hooks, books. In tho llbrnr) !
liver) body eoino Hint will:
1,00k tho mover, select what jott want,
And read and read )our (ill.
And nftcr reading to jour hcirt's con
tent, If tho donor of hooks )ou see,
Seauh about among tho books
And oii'll llnd Andrew Carnegie
and ten to one sho'll loao tho ntiKiry, On tho morrow true lo Toodles' prc-i tho whlto marhto steps Sccinp hit
door open while she l.t busy, 'I hen diction the housemaid came Into tho'sUler safo emtsldo Sniffles followed
open while she l.t busy,
wo must slip oul while her back Is
turned. Onco wo nro down stnlrs In
tho hall we'll have no difficulty in gel-
Then hero we'll Ho ting lo tho street, for tho postman will
In this lonely room till next summei,
wheu our llttlo mother will tomo In lo
tuko a peep ul us, kiss us howdy do and
then tell us nlio Is too big to pluy with
us longer, bi'.t that she loves us dearly
In memory of tho old days. Then in a
few weeks moro sho'll bo gone to tho over, studying tho superscriptions una
como several times In tho afternoon
and wo must creep out past tho huHe
as ho Is lingering tho mall. You know
ho Is half blind and very curious about
the addresses on tho envelopes. I'vii
been him turn tho letters over unit
ritrrcry lo nnnngo and put away Just at tho very minute when tho but
things for tho winter. And us Toodles Ier turned to close tho door. Hut tho
had dcehited she mlglit do sho left tho o'l fellow's head being rtovntcd In a
t'oor open Into tho hull. Scarcely had mott dignified fashion, ho did not sco
bhe hegnu putting away tha toys,1 tho pair of small folk who mado their
which in) ' scattered about 011 tables txlt from his carefully guarded portal,
and 1 hairs, when Toodles raised n hn. Onco In the street tho nay was easy
t,cr to her In other to follow her and (or tho twins 'licy ran across to tho
slipped from tho tablo on which sho park that was now almost empt of
lay and made for tho door. Sniffles peoplo, for tho full winds were blowli 1;
followed quickly and quietly, and with- about very cold. Dili dolts do not mind
Iho redd unless they are wax thru
tho low temperature cracks them nml
npolls their smooth skin
"I suggest wo slop hero for n fen
moments," said Sniffles, Jumping upon
n rustic bench. "This Is the pntn
where all the children ionic 'when tho
wind blows, for Iho hill yonder nml tho
hedge behind protect this particular
Hardly had Toodles laKeti htr sent
betide her brother, Iho "Admiral,
when down tho path rnmc trooping
two little girls and 11 llltlo dog at their
heels. "All, cried one, pointing at
Sniffles find Toodles. "someone Ins left
two dolls! Mercy, aren't they l-ov-o-
"Oh, aren't the), Just?" nnsnered
the second little girl, nml even tho dog
tiloppeet and sniffed nt the Iocs of the
twins nnd wagged bis tall In com
mendntlnn of them, "Wo mustn't take
Ihcm, though," lidded the last speaker,
"for whoever forgoi them will return
"Yes, but wo'dd better rqmnln here
and keep watch over Ihcm or sonic
rvll person will rnrry them off," said
the other. So they hut down bcsldo the
twins nnd waited till almost dark As
nti one romo to claim the dolls and It
was so late that the children must go
home, they decided to carry them homo
nnd return to tho park tho following
da) carrying tho iIoIIh up nnd down
Hie paths hunting lor their owner So
Toodles nml Sniffles soon ound them
selves tho center of an admiring fain
II). There was the moiher nnd father
and big brother to express their pleas
ure with tho dolls. Never had the
twins been so hnppy ns In this now
home. Hera they occupied chairs nt
the tabic bcsldo tho llttlo ladles who
had found them. And at night thoy
were put to bed on n big chair well
covered, too, from Hie 1 old In tho
loom in which tho girls slept.
Tho next dn.v tho llttlo girls prome
naded the park paths for several hours,
going In the morning nnd again in tho
afternoon with the dolls In a pretty
rnh, whli h the) had borrowed from a
friend for tho purpose. And ever
thlld they met they would ask: "Did
ou loso n doll or' dolls In .the pari:
yesterday?" To which they always
met with n negatlvo answer.
And so they went again and again
In tho park, elay after day, hunting for
tho owner of Sniffles nnd Toodles to
nei avnll. After a week had fiono by
tho children's parents told them that
they might make up their minds thai
tho dolls hud been left by somo out-of-town
child, "nnd thnt they would never
be claimed. So tho llttlo girls dnnied
nnd chipneil their hands with glee, for
now Sniffles and Toodles belonged to
them And In tho prlvucy of their bed
that night Toodles whispered to Snif
fles: "I'm happy now; aren't you
Admiral'" To which tho Admiral replied:
"This ship Just suits me. Thcro'd
something doing. I always hated tci
much riches nnd aristocracy, anyway,
There's no sociability about them."
Then thoy folded their hands and
went to sleep, ns happy us eoiiid be,
Tho first Iron to ho found in Anicr-
ten vias discovered In North Carollui
In tho enr 15(53, The tlrU attempt ut
Its manufacture was in Virginia In
A Favorite Game
"The gime Hint I Invn best." said Ned,
"Is dent old ga) bisehntl,
I've never, never plned 11 game
Tint romparct to It at nil '
"What's Hint mt sti) about bnvebnll?
Asked freckled Sam () llnrc, ,
"Wh), kid, It's not n pntchln'
to foitli.ill Hint I'll rwenr"
"Well, )ou mny havo )our oolbiill.
And Insehnll, If you ihooso,"
So spoke young Ilanli, tho scholar.
"Hut o'er neither I enthuse
"I love the game of old-tlmo chess,
1 For It shows brain and wit.
And really Is tho only ganio
Thnt for gentlemen Is fit "
Small Hob wait listening to tho talk.
And said: "Tlioso games may bo
Tho onos you fellows llko the h-st.
Hut playing hookey Just suits me"
Helcin I) iv Is.
My first is In hand, but not In foot.
My second Is In'nngcl, but nol In 1 rook"
My third Is In locket, but not in chain.
My fourth Is in luck, but not In gala:
My fifth is In o)sler, hut not In shell.
Mq sixth is In whisper, bill not in tell:
My seventh Is in anger, hut not In
My eighth Is In age, hut not in old:
My ninth helps to form
A word thft means guy ,
Mischief and nonsensu
On a ccitnlit day.
90T-For Rent" cards on al t
the Bulletin office.
Send Voup Friends on the
in iMorted box of the new lenon'e frejh fruits, such at
Oranges. Apples, Lemons,
noNcovicni's mnii grade assorted CHOCOLATE and
FRENCH MIXED CANDIES,
IN 12, 1 AND 2 lb. BOXES
Roncovlerl'i Candles have sprung up since the 8an franclico
earthquake and are the finest in the market.
We pack these thing to make them CHRISTMAS DOXES In
looks at well at reality.
J. M. L e vy & Co.
Weekly Bulletin $1 Per Year
On the 10th of May, 179D, tho gtcat
Trench novelist, Ilonorn Halzac, wan
born at Tours, franco. His father was
a man of some attiilumcnts and much
originality; eccentric, u builder of nlr
castles nnd a health faddlBl who llveo
lo tho ago of Hi. Ilalzac's mother seems
lo havo been a nervous, excitnhla wo
man, standing ns dli tutor in tho home
and most sovero with her children. She
never qulto understood her tiiIoiitt.il
eon, who In turn felt no real tender
ness for Ills mother, and thoro seo,rn
lo havo been much filctinu between
them nftcr Honoro icached mini's oi-
luto. And yet tho natural links ol
blood bound them together, and In latu
llfo Madamo Halzac iiimo often lo her
win's flnnnilul aid when ho was hound
ed by clout or wished to ralso moiiLy
lo further bomo of his wild sthenice
or gaining wealth, We must iippi-i
clato tli coo lo.inu on tho part of tho
mother when wo know that she wat,
obliged to deny hcrbclf tho snnll com
forts of llfo to meet hor bon'3 domuiiils
at tlmos so unreasonable.
As u child Halzac concentrated hU
ufftetlons on his sister, Umru, whon
ho lovod nlmnat to ndotatlou, and who
returned his love with n true, slsteiiy
devotion aud helpfulness most beauti
ful In character. So deep was HonorrS
affection for l-iuru thai often ho would!
confess lo somo trivial offenso which
hud been committed ,'iy her, nnd with
out n niurmum suffer punishment ti-i
It. Ohio when tho sister overheard her
piolher's Btern question: "Who dirt
that?" In ennsequenco of a bit of her
own naughty conduct, she was about lo
plead guilty of being (ho culprit when
Ilonorn stepped forward and claimed
tho blame', suffering thereby tho pen
alty. A llttlo later, when I.nurn rcmon
stinted with li I in for having ilouo bo,
ho turned It off UBbtly by sajlng:
"After tills don't think of acknowledg
ing, fot I llko to bo punished, unci jou
Hummed up In that sentence was tho
boy's ileep lovn and willing hclf-si"rl-
lb o for tho onn of his heart. All thruirl)
Ufa Hiilzic displayed tho sumo spirit,
loving iinseliislily and almost blindly
Win u Ilalzac's grandfather died Iih
was mourned deeply by his grandcbil
dtcn, who were devoted to tho a .1
man, and Honore'teems to have mut.o
iiso of the feellnc of oadnesa which
filled his own and his sister' heat's
In rather a unlqiio way on occaslort
see him communicating to her, ho nhfs;,
pcrcd cautiously to Laura: '"IhltiK
nbout grandfather's death! "
When eight years old ho was sent
from homo to attend a semlmllluny
eollego founded by tho Orntorlani 'n
tho village of Vcndome. Thcro no re
mained six years wlthnht onto leaving
tho plate. At Kaster mid prize-giving
limes his family visited him, nud on
these visits, looked forward lo with
so much Jo,v by tho child, he was met
with reproaches from his paici.lt br
fiiuso of his Indifference to lit btudl.w
It Is trim that ho was considered" "the:
Idlest boy In tho division," and Iho
ferule, and tha durk tell wrro oflcm his
portion. Hut later Ultra eonftshed to
a sort of apathy which he rnuld not
ovcitomo. Iiideod, thii rj'itn? aiatliy''
enuscd him le fall vc.-' Ill miTuting n
stale of coma with (omlsli symptoms
'ibis necessitated his removal to his
own homo, and lo hl-t Joy hu isuvtr il
lumed lo tho tollogo at Vimdotiie. I
At his homo In South Carolina Sen
ator Tillman Is famous us a gardener.
Ho produces, among other things, the
best asparagus and tho finest roses lo
bo found an)whero In Iho State. Like
One.? when ho and Laura wore being. t"'cr South Carolina farmers, Tillman
reprimanded by their mothor ho saw mlses corn and cotton. Those aro sla.
to his dismay that Ills sister was on l'l Products of that region. Lately
Urn point of bursting out l laughter Tillman has mado a specially of ctiltl
and bo fenitd tho torrlulo couso- vntlns asparagus for tho early North.
quciK'04, to, covering his mouth will, ''in markets, unci his Income from thin
his hand that their parent ulsbt sot 'source Is considerable.
Reduction Sale of
HERE IS A M3NEY-S WING OFFERING
Until Cnrlstnus, wc will sell Ladic' Trimmed
Hats and M:n's Panama, Straw and Felt Hats
AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES.
All Hats arc popular shap:s.
UYEDA HAT STORE
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