her your wife. Those ruffians then
dare not molest her."
A barefooted bride how strange!
The hasty marriage ceremony how
thrilling! And then, at the' insistency
of those who now had a claim upon
him, Burt consented to be "barreled
"They are wicked enough to kill
you if they found you here, married
or not," declared Mr. Treherne, "but
they dare not molest us. We will
join you in Pifield at daylight."-
Thirty minutes later, half a mile
down the stream, Burt Dawson, safe
from pursuit, broke his "way out of
the barrel in which he had taken a
strange, sensational voyage.
Two hours later, with a posse
gathered at Fifield, he was back at
the old house by the river to disperse
the baffled outlaw group and claim
his fair barefooted bride.
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
Aviator Well, how did you enjoy
your first ride?
Passenger Simply grand. It cer
tainly was great watching my cred
itors getting, smaller and smaller
and finally disappear.
"Lookhoose acrost derstreet."
."Wellifit taint Ed!"
"Naw, yoodoit, Aggie."
"Gitnext, heeztippinnis hat."
" 'Lo, Ed! Cumover." -
"Whuryouse two goin', fits enny
"Weezjuz takina walk."
"Whurdjagit derhoo tye, Ed?"
"Altuder candy. Dontcherthinkso,
"Uh-huh. Jorjizgotwun likittoo."
"Datputsderki boshonnit, goils.
Guessile hafter cannit"
"Tee-he-heel Yourso comical; Ed.'
"Tee-he-hee! Betcher jellusof
"Jellusof datboob? Me? Nix."
"He-aint yurstyle, izzy, Ed?"
"Looksorlright onyer, Ed. Ide
"Guesseye willafterorL. Howduse
like umsody?" - ".
"Gee, yurap rince, Ed. Leming
ferm ine!" , ,
"Tanks, Ed. .:Ichews van iller."
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