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thing abotlt it, be was the unknown druinmer boy of Lundys Lane,
arid we carried him on our shoulders and whooped it up much over
him, too, Gen. Scott delightedly assisting.
Later on, George Washington "Lincoln Peabody also "took the
broad aisle" dt a revival, beseeching prayer because he really was in
hospital 142 miles away from the battle of Lundy's Lane, while that
hail of shotnd shell was cutting lpose.
The world that knew him named him "Drummer Boy' Clark,
right then, permanehfly.
And so it gees, as a rule. We seriously study over namiflg that
wonderful being, our baby son: None of the worn family names
seem sweet enough, new enough. The greatest-names in history
seeni too small, too undignified, too inappropriate to do justice to
that bright, smiling, dear giant of 10 pounds kicking and cooing
there in the cradle. But, we .finally settle the matter, with pride
apd with confidence in the dignity and appropriateness of it. Then,
alas! the outside world makes It "Butcn," or "Fatty," or "Skinny."
or "Cheese," in merciless fidelity tq the fitness of things!
"IF" I HE DID.
If jt wasp't for "iP we'd 4
- ' If it wasn't for
-If it wasn't for "?P we'd be rich
And a "buddle of other things.
, Trouble? We'd have none of that
(If trouble didn't, occur),
-) For Fame we'd hot have to work
(If Fame's grid didn't demur).
- If it wasn't for "if we could ride
In a chariot drawn b"y gay
If it wasn't for SPwre would not
,-'" ,Havc to work at all for our
' $ut that insignificant "iP
Always gets in a fellow',? w?yi
So W11 hive to go on as we can,
, For that little "if s' there to
"iP we'd be
Mr. Siayjate The lamp is go
ing oiit. What should I do?
Mjss Sweet Acpompanyit.
Wife We need some nw
Husband Don't we need
"Who sees blanfcets?"--Life.