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b'e-Moving.carrie3 grea? sKips
from shore to shore and distilled
dews to keep fresh' tlie flowers,
but 'neither ships nor flowers
could have been without the help
Ofthe two Here-am-I was
(0 and- sober! Must-be -Moving
sparkled and shone and leaped
and sang and ran, and. seeing this,
Here-am-I began,, to be discon
tentedand wopdered why he
couldn't be like his brother-spirit.
"See !" said the Swiss waterfall,
I as it leaped down the v height,
"isn't that a fine feat?"
"Ho!" said, the Alpine moun
tain, "I can do that' and it sent
an avalanche down its sicle which
wrecked a' whole village at its
j "See !" said the Italian fountain,
as it sprang into the air, "isn't
that a graceful dance?" ' "
"Huh!" said Vesuvius. '.'I can
dp that," and it sent up a stream
of 'lava whichTcovered- afcity.
"See," said the ocean, shaking
its sides-in the. sunshine, "is not'
. "Pooh!" sad the shore, -"I can
do. that," and it shook itself into
an earthquake which wrecked
--Teddy's father stopped. -'"Is
that-all the story?" asked Teddy.
Q "Yes." - ' "
- Treddy thought a moment. "I
suppose if I tried to spout like
Terry, Fd be aboutas bad as Vesuvius,-"
s "But," answered his father,
laughing, "the mountains of
Switzerland,.and the soil of Italy
and tfiessKores of California are
'amcng the'most .attractive in the
world, when they are content to
be what they ought to Ije."
OP INTEREST TO LABOR
x By Max Hayes.
Labor has delivered another
terrific blow at the fused two gld
parties in Australia.
West Australia, the 'largest'
state in the antipodean continent
which includes one-third of thev
area of the Australian common
wealth proper and is morte than
twenty times the size ,of New
York state, has been captured 'by
tfie labor party over the combin
ed conservative and libera! forces.
In theylast legislature the fu-,
,sion conservative-liberal parties
controlled 26 seats and the labor
party 24. The new legislature
will have at least 3X labor, repre
sentatives, while the old parties
managed to hold 15 districts, with
four in doubt.
Among the old party leaders
who were defeated were three
cabinet officers and probably a
fourth when the official count isj
made. The-rout was complete
and the fusion politicians admits
that their parties are utterly de-""
moralized and that the labor par-i
ty will be in absolute control fon
two years to cdme.
He wore his motor glasses
.On his head a cap was seen ;
He had oil stains on his trousers
And he smelled of gasoline;
But all this was simply, pretense, .
For he owned no buzz machine.