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ing aside a drapery revealed the
blushing, charming, most lovely bride
in the world she of the garden seat
at Holstein. .
"My daughter!" blurted out the
"His majesty the emperor has ap
proved," announced Leopold. "We
thought it best to wed to settle the
dispute concerning Wogran, for the
sake of peace "
"And love!" whispered Constance
"Ha! ha!" commented Bolstein.
"Ha! ha!" rejoined Hecklenburg,
and they shook hands.
"Brother," submitted Bolstein
meekly, "there will be no battle."
"No, a tournament instead," de
clared Hecklenburg effusively, "to
celebrate the union of the two best
royal houses in all the empire!"
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
We are glad to see that Mrs. Jane
Pannebaker is able to be out again.
She went to Salem Saturday and we
saw she was sporting a new hat as
she came back. Vinton (O.) Leader.
To mend cracks in plastering mix
plaster of paris with vinegar and ap
ply at once as it hardens very quickly.
BGOLLY Ir- H rLLtK
WANTS TER PRACTICE
WHHT HE PREACHES
OCCUPY THE PULPIT
THE FOURTH OF JULY
By Edmund Vance Cooke.
"When, in the course of human
The Fourth arrives at the present
I ponder The Declaration through,
And then I like to go out to view
The game of vim and scrappiness.
For I "hold these truths to be evi
dent;" (And thus it was that Jefferson
Each man has a right to life (at first)
To liberty, too, (to root his worst)
Which is "the pursuit of happi
ness." "Batter up!" Ah, yes, we did the
To the crimson coats in a different
"Strike!" as our fathers struck of
"Ball!" as we served 'em hot for gore,
Till death itself was terrorless.
"Foul!" and I think of Arnold's
"Fly!" but they had to, just the same;
"Slide!" as Israel Putnam did;
"Safe!" as the cause for which he
Pray Heaven to make it errorless!
"All men are created equal." True!
The blood of the boxes may be blue,
But the bleacher-boy is likewise free
To hurl his cushion and whoop with
At his captain's bold effront'ry.
"Assist!" brings Lafayette to
But stay! the greatest of all's for
got Till the youth who sells the gaseous
Cries "Pop!" and thereat I fondly
Of the Father -of his Country!
(Edmund Vance Cook in "Basbol-1
ogj." Copyright, 1912 Forbes & Co.).