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4. ii "yBBtammmmmmmmmmmmm
phalt and "stone and brick and
Tf then over- a dirt - road 'as 'Paul
3"J'Could tell from the sound.At last
m the cab seemed to be running
oover something soft like leaves
3 and, the cab stopped in the midst
of a wood. On a tree was a sign
r -board: , . . "
? ANIMAL .COLLEGE
Under, in and around the dif
"' aerenf trees we're the offices of tjie
faculty. 'President Lion's office
"r was in & cayeDr Serpent had h,is
, headquarters in a. hollow Jqg,
w hile Professor, 'Bihnoccupied
a-a brier patch. ' ' v
s It was a very good school ,and
tC the animals -had learned many
Y things.' 'Most of 'them could hurij
- and some Coujd fish. They :ould
construct homes of various kinds.
a The birds knew geogtaphy so
well that they coqld tra'vel from
their summer Residences to their
winter homes without the lest
x difficulty.' The monkeys was a
gtfwon4erful acrobatthe lion could
1 roar like an orator, the serpent
, could hJssJike an auditor, but
tl none of thehi could laugh'., , "
r So they had kidnaped a boy
and proposed tonake.him Pro
cessor 4 of Laughten' But alas!
r They Jiad, kidnaped: Peter, Peter
tne routanout. T
'Peter tried -first- ,to teach the
dog, but he 'could only make him
7 show his,teth andwhen-he tried
t to laugJi,he,gi:owled,-just7as he,
" liad "heard 'Paul ' growf. , Then;
eter tried to teachr the hyena
and' the tiyena learnedtp-grin a
sickly"1 grin," "buthV cqtjfdn't
- laugh". Then Paul tried toteacn
the horse and the horse tried
faithfully ahd echoed Peter quite
well, but Peter had pouted so
long Tie was a very poor example,
as you Jaiow if you have ever
heard'a horse try to laugh.
This-so disgusted the ahimals
that they discharged the Profes
sor oi Xaughter and sent him
back hohie. It wasj a. joke on ihe
4nirnals, but it "was" good for
Peter, rfor seeiug-hpw daughter
was Rrized -by creattjres who
couldn't laugh, heZ resolved to
pout no. more,. But none of ,the
ahimals have learned to. laugh
even to this day.. ,
"After all,"said"the Storyman,
they were more sensible thin
Hob JRobinson.' There's a Story, x
about him called 'He Wanted to
Learn How tp Cry.' I'll tell you
about it Monday."
. -: .
To Investigate Shootings
Broken Bowt Neb., Nov.
Authorities -are inyestigpitinglKe
fatal shooting last ujghVof Mrs.
Matije Bangs, a widow, residing
Here. , Dr. Willis Talbot, prom
inent physician, claims the trag
edy was accicjerjtal. t
Dr. Talbot sayst he did tot
knotf the woman was alone, and
visited her between 10 and 11 pi
m, to make a, friendly call. , In
reaching for a handkerchief his
revolver iejf arid struck jthe floor.
The weapon was disctforgeoV go
mg'through the doctor's, Jegand
piercing Mrs. Bangs' brain, kill
ing her instantly. There Were no
witnesses to the tragedy.