am, away out in a. studios-camp,-wheje
So .when Motion Bros, had .me,
do the principal, jjatt in 4'Buck-
skin Bessie's Sewing Machine'
I was worried to death over the
effect it would have on Aionzo
It's, a rollicking -sort-of a farce,
in which tBuckskih Bessie of Dou
ble X ranch receives a sewing ma
chine for h'er bfrthdayl. present
from the cxtypunchers, they
thinking if will tickle her femin
ine soul. ;Tn fact she doesn't
knqw anything but bronco busf
ing and steer roping. She tries to
ma,ke good" with the, sewing outfit;
but shows' hefcseff up-"as a dub
when she tries, to sew a spur onto
a. riding boot, andbusted the ma
chine. "What'li ' Aloiiza thjnk
when he sees me as' a cowgirl
bungling a sjmpleA seamstress
job?" I thpught
Sure enoqgh he writes me, and
instead of sending me. the usual
box of candy or ,flowersf encloses
a manual on "Plain Sewing in
Six Easy Lessons for Beginners-i
He says: "My eyes are opened.
I had been led to believe that you
were an expert at needlework,
Diana, and that all the dainty
thjngs-beautifying your parlor
were your own handiwork. Dont
you know that as a wife you wjll
have certain responsibilities?"
Can you beat tha?
'- The world does not re-
quire. so' much rto he, .in-
fdrrned as o be reminded,-;--
Hannah More.. ,
tOLD ENGLISH TOASTS
Good' beer is a year old; good
bread a day old ; good beef hot or
cold and a good wife who'll never
Here's to the poor man. May
his beef and beer keep on increas
ing year byyear. May his dear
little wife be the joy of his life and
and neyer kick up a racket. May
she do all she can to please her
ojd man, and mend up his old
ragged jacket. ,
'Here's to-the loaf that -never
crumbles; her's to the wife that
never grumbles here's to th,e
horse that never 'stumbles.
Dean Swift's Marriage, Ritual.
It is related of Dean Swift "tht
he was awakened ope very rainy
tiight bjr a couple of Irish peas
ants who wanted tpbe married.
Throwitfg up his window sash
the ready dean thus perfprmed
the ceremony, the candidates fqr
matrimony standing-up and hold
ing each other'shands:"
Under this window in ' stormy
I-jquv this man and, woman to-
Let none butHim Who made ifye
E'er put this .man and woman
v. He Had a Pull.
Sue:, You said you weret going;
tn marrvan artist and nmv vnit.!
jare engaged to a "dentist. t
Flor "Well, isn't he an artist?.
tie araws irom real me f .
xml | txt