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canning; the. jibs with it r
Then the main and mizzen
masts followed, leaving the ves
sel without a spar, or a yard of
canvas, except the maintop mast
ancfthe spanker boom. Ajib was
also hauled on board, vhich with
the odds and ends, stored below
was all that stood between the
ship and disaster,
For two days and nights the
skipper, his first mate, whp is his
eldest son andhe crew, worked
like Trojans m' installing a jury
The collision opened "some of
the seams below the- water line
and water j)OUf ed into the?hold
,Wheh"the pumps were manned it
was found that the impact of the
vessels had broken them, i
vThe skjpper and his men man
aged to caulk the seams after 10
hours-of continued work..
At thetime of the accident
William Lund, the S1 year old
Son of the skipper was asleep,and
despite thenoise and confusion
slept soundly. When he awoke
andLJearjied what had happened
he displayed noear.
From the skipper to the cook,
every man on the ship "believes
that William is a lucky mascot,
and that except for his presence
the vessel would neverhave re
turned to port.
In spite oF his extreme youth,
the little mascot stood his' trick
at the" wheel comirig up San
Francisco Bay like an able sea
Morals are the things we want
.other people to-lyje-up-to
"What was the hafdest thing
you, encountered when learning
to fly?" 4 , y '
"Why, the- ground.' .
As To the Price of Kisses. l
Over in ISt. Louis a, judge ffiTea
a young man $5 for kissing a
young girl who insists that she
did not want to be kissed add Had
never been kissed before.
A-few-months ago- a Kansas
City judge fined anelderly man
$5000 for kissing an unwilling
widow. At least the widow saijl
she, was unwilling.
With such a wide difference in
the charge for miscellaneous bs
culation in Missouri, ij. would be
interestingrto know what it would
cost to kiss a grass widow in Jop-
lin or Kahoka or St Joe.
Quizzo 'I understand'' that
your friend Bronson-is a vegetar
ian. r '
Quizzed Yes. ' He has such
pronounced views on the subject
Jhathe married agrass widow, ,