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WAL.TK11 POCKlilXGl ON.
Jlrrrtin r!a Vuzsano.
Nl?kpl/A? DB KU v..
HUM-. M. K?VI\li,
Jl'iN l> ?I. '?HIN I! \i K.
TillCiI.MA Li KI'I^.*
A Vacation Trip.
Dc?r Editor, i am suit you will think l
.1 rn "n? of the wot.'t members you. ever
bad, for l haven't written tu the page tor
Ulmen a year. Hut i ant Bolus to tell you
about my tup to the mount a Ina, for tv?
ramped on one of the lilgnuat peaks of the
Uluti ltldgc. almost SlS.etl feet above the
? .i level. Our crowd ?-? competed or tlte.
boys, five rims, two chaperons, one c?ok
..,.* .i waitress The Kins were Ml?? Dntis.
Irom Bhenandoah; MI*? Moore, from
Charltitown, W. t'e . Mist Dunlop, from
Uoyce and Mia* Shenk-Stanley, and includ?
ing myself The boy* were Mcs.tr? llogcta
and Kite. Stanley, Vs.; Green, l.>unisn and
brother, Boye?, vu Mr?. tthany and >tr?
Dunlap were the thuurrohl. This wn? ear
regular crowd, but >lr. ?ad Mit* Koonn
come up and spent several day* with ui.
The boy* wore khaki suits and the gins
wore khakl skirls and middy blouses We
h?d four t> ut? l iner steeping tents and ?
dining tent. Ohl but It was cold We al?
ways wore our sweaters. While There we
met m young preacher, who laught the lit?
tle mountain clilldr?a on week <1.i>? and
preached on Sundii>. He taught In a
little shed, and the children sat on i?K?
and held their hooka in their laps er hands,
and he preached In Hits sine place en
Sunday. 1 don't see how the children steed
It. for sitting en those low logs, without
anything to lean en. almost broke our
backs. Just during the ?ne hour of ehurcn.
But we could well afford to sit there, for
we heard ? grand iirnton. One day while
we were walking we came a.-ross. u little
girl about twelve years "id. who could
neither rend nor write, and couldn t k? i"
school because she must w-oik in the Held
nil dsy. She had never been out of the
mountains, uer seen a railway train, nor
heard an auto or a str.'.-t car. poor child! I
tertalnlv did !rc sorr) :er her. There was;
a heust- not far from ramp, and tvu danced I
then- almost every night. IV? diu very lit-1
tie loiuid dur.clug on BCCOUnt Ot the Hoots1
being loo rough. Hut we found square dane- j
Ing lots of fun. Two mountain men play-|
ed the sultar and violin. We put up a
tenets court, but little or no tennis wan
played, for the wind blew all the time, and
would blow the ball* away, One Sunday we'
had such ii storm that two of out- largest j
teats were Mown down. But the hoys soon
fixed Ihctli up agulii. We stayed two j
weeks, and I t.11 you that we certainly did.
hate to leave when the two weeks were
up. and that we mean to go back next ?Um?
mer. 1 suppose I have written more than I
enough, but I ahail write a little more to]
tell you about my trip to South Boston. 1
was fixing to w rite about It before, but ,
didn't have time. 1 was down there ai?
riest five weeks, visiting T. D. C. C. girls. |
1 hart a lovely time. We went to ?e\eiol|
parties and drove way out of town on a
hay ride and went Iota of other places We '
Idrot* almont every day of the inn threej
weeks that I was there. Well. I can't ge> ?
I Into d-talls. ao I atop now. for t um ?uro i
vom are tired of this letter. Sincerely.
M abo AR ET Bl 'IT.
1 did Member Hack.
Dear Edltor.?I have < not sent anything
' for the page in so long that I suppose you
hove forgotten I was a member. I enjoy
reading tlia stories and Utters every week,
and 1 thltilt the page has Improved very,
much In the last few- months I spen' iey? :
era! weeks In Richmond this summer and
J I like It nn?>. hart a real nice time there. I
hope you are spending a very pleasant
vacation With best wishes. I am, very
I South Boston, v'n
A Busy Member.
Dear Edltor.-l knew !'oi think T ha"?
forgotten you. out I have been ?e> busy that
I have not had time. Vacation !? tust
slipping by here, and It Is nenrly time ?or
'school to start-, hut I am not sorry, though,
for I like to so to school
All of the farmers out here aee erv|ng for
rain; the crops nie drying up The sun Is,
lust tislug ever the hills and casting out,
its first ravs. and the little birds have he- |
gun their morning carol* I must close
now With best Wishes for the club.
Your deve??d member,
Drakes Branch. V?
A Net? at f etter
D.-sr Bditor.?Her? 1 am agsin. aft?r quit*
? .r.g (Hence, hu? I have been reading |
the pt;.> ever) week, and tnjey everything j
In it 1 have been listing a toed lime this
summer, especially on Ihs river, for ena ?
an lave lots of fun rowing, fishing and;
bathing In the creeks We have also been
having a good time playing t?nn^ Wa
Hhave h dandy cour'. and th? voting people 1
id n '"' together si eaeh others' houses
. . ry weeje to plsv '"hanging the subject, ,
I ani for Wilson, and I think moat all of j
?he members are. I hop* >'0U h?v? s good i
time out In the country, for I lust know
It's a tr*at for the, city people to go to |
Ihs country, where they can have rn->m lo j
breathe good t must stop for fear of the
wsttr-basket getting mv letter. Wishing
ererybedy success. I am.
r-HARI.OTTK COOHIL/L. BJ1AL.
Box (1, Tunstt'.l. v..
A Soldier Olrl.
My Dear Editor and Members.?It has
been so cold hete thtt every one It catch?
ing cold I'm no ixceptlon Every now
and then I have to stop, while a grest
"ker-chon" rends the sir. and comforts. ,
hlanke-s. sweaters, etc.. don't fee) amiss.
To-day I? Sunday, and It has been so quiet I
1 met rsn't think of a thing to write, but
I'm geliig io d? my best. The flrat com-'
pany of Vort Monroe la In camp at tliaj
beach?the first time 1 have known them |
to camp so nut here. One time they i
ramped In Richmond. I.yrt Rantom speaks(
I of being grettle Interested In ?h* eld for^.
I and well she might he. for. besides being
the olde-. fort. It Is 'he headquarters of
the fort? In the Unlttd sui's. T am
greatly interested In anything mllltarv
When I ?ee the dashing young Captain* S"d
Meutentntt en then prancing horses, mv
heart beats wildly I just can't tell how
much I. like the glittering, natty iinlfortrra
nrtr how the glamor of parade and drill
entrtnees p'e. Don't think, members, that
I shs.ll burst Into poetry, for I thall not.
But you may talk of the statesman, the I
politician or ant ether r?r?on In similar',
positions hu? cite in? "the bay behind the!
gun'' every time Hon 1? that oration on I
the boys of the 0 V C forttess Monroe.
Mist T.vr.i Ransom? I guess from your let?
ter you like so!dl?rs as well as I.
Wll/MF E CHAPwICK.
BIM n Member.
Deal Rttltot I guess you have -Orchiten
me. Itut I nm still her*. Will you please
sind me another badge. ?.? I have lost
my i.-net Am glad 10 hava Miss Dorothy
New, .1. one of our members, next door to
me What's lha matter with Hie Chad
wicks? I have net seen nay of their draw
lugs In print fo. rial;" :< good while. I am
sonaing n drawing, which I hope will
sseap.- "Mr. Waste-basket." I am going-!
to lotn the RH-ltmond Virginian'* .Iuvenile
club" soer. btii t wl'.l hot forget "our
page." l would like io get acquainted with
I tome of our members vert niurh Next
week I will write, ? sto.fi foi the page. Do
ton alve prizes letters puxglea and!
nones? Inclosed soli will fin,| ?ne of my
p hotos. Tour lo-in* member.
I \geo thirteen venr?
412 North Seeond S'rert. Richmond Ya
woodrow un>o\ ron pncsi
The convention! The convention'
j That is the crv on even- hand, and as'
th( editor has asked us I am ttolni;
say who I would vote for To bei,-ln
w-ith I am a Democrat, snd atn for
! Woodrow Wilson I h.-.ve just finls-h
I'd leadinc an artlcls by K. L. M.
Pra;- Out of seventy.six Pennsylvania
votes for the presidency, he says. WIN
son win receive seventy-one. He also,
goes on to declare; *T am for his to
the < ndl"
Oood for you. K. U M Pray. One'
u? re whole-hearted Democrat. For;
what reasons do I ttatfT Woodrow Wil?
li to be the successful Candida In ? i
?I The first reason. Mr. Wilson Is a!
n:an of positive character and gharm
! 1 believe him to ho a man sltieere tn
j ?11 he undertakes, i'.e.: 11 n:; a'ttnlnsl
inobberj and aristocracy, and In all
- i ollevlnR :n absolute) democracy.
Tbl t Is not nil. He Is the most In
tell i,< ni speaker tho pi:bile has ever
ititown, an exquisite master of the
] l.i Rllah lnn?rua?e,
I ffpcaklnt? With a sureties.*, arcurney,
; " ' ri iihtl deihtuc) etirpassins; any?
thing ev?i heard before on the polltt
And this is the man T would vote
jloi. Vesl Like K I? M Pray; 1 am
I for him to the ei'd."
Composed and llluftrated Viv
wju.i;' t. ?HAX>wicke
The Mountain Children and
Their Need ol Education
Dear liiris and Boys:
1 hope you will all read a letter from
MaVgurct Kopp, ol Shoiiandoah, whten
begins our column:- of to-day. It Is ?
Ion? letter, but it is given sp.uc be
cause in tin account Margaret li?a writ-j
ton of a. camping party among the
covwtalns Fiie has also written ol the
mountain children and the difficulties
they have in getting even an demon- j
Men and women are Interesting 1
themselves in these mountain girls and I
boys. You will notice what Margaret !
say:-, about tho young minister teaching j
ns Well as preaching, even in lite most
primitive surroundings. Several ol
the hoys and girls are anxious for a
contest. Now, the T. D. C. C. member
who mnkes the best drawing or writes
tho best story on "What Virginia and
the Church Ar? D?ing to Educate tho
Mountain Children" Win receive the
best prize the editor can bestow.
The churches and Individuiiis have
taken up mission work among these ,
mountain people, and great efforts are
being put forth to give them proper j
schooling and training. Every boy and i
girl belonging to the T. D. (.'. C i ill
do something to help along In a causo I
so deserving, be. everything thai
relates to the subject snd" W*.piil>llslied t
draws attention to it and awakens
Vou shall have until the first of Oo- |
tober for this contest. Pn your best '
In It. YOUR EDITOR,
THIS WEEK'S PRIZE HIWFIK,
Mise Asrnm Mllliirr. 412 North Second '
>lls* Mnrj Hearing Ward, requested to,
send her ml,Ire??.
Edgar R, Heven?. Preellna, U.
THE WEEK'S COXTRIBt'TORS.
Anthony, Blanche Mlllner, I Agnes jfiflB
Allen, Edith M Newman. Lena
Beverly. Edgar R, Newman. Mary
Bool. Charlotte C. Polndexter. RosalUj
Bane, Edith Pocklfngton, Waltet
Broadrup, M Proctor. Margaret
Brosdrup. Helen Polndexter, Rosalie
Clark, Ada V Pet tu?. Nannie
Coclte. Katherlne Polndexter. Lucy
Chadwick, 11 E Ropp. Margaret
Chadwick. W; ES, Rosenhurg, Eva
Covlngtnn. II. .^telnbach. Agnee M
Cock. Ola Massla Sheridan, Marian
Collins. P, P. Wells. Pansy
C.iuiam. Mary A. Weither, Norms
Gayle, Alice Weither. Annie
Hart. Leslie Walther. Edna e
Keys, Thomas Ward. Mary IV
Kent. Edna W, Vincent. Wade H.
Llbby. Sophia Vaughan. Kitty.
"Deal." slid Hetty, "why they do
not eeeni dead to me "
"it Is a sad story. They were down 1
on earth once, where there uro. so many |
beautiful things, but nobody loved
them, as thev were only homely now-j
<Ys. among so many beautiful ones.
Each flower Ins a sorrowful story,
and now they ore. up here, with no one ,
to esrr for them, living on the water
of their own tears," thero the little
fairy's ?y?j filled with t?nr?
"Oh." cried Betty. "I am sure some j
on? m-ist have cared for those pnnsles. j
Everybody love:, pansles."
' Yes." answered the fairy, "hut they]
are the pstisies that people stepped Olli
In trying to re?, h other ones farther!
away, which they thought Tvore pret- I
"How sad." tr urmered Betty. "Rut j
some one certainly must have loved |
those mgi"i robins."
"They were ro blun that their]
brightness hurl some people', eyes, sol
they \\, :e pulled up and thrown sway."
"They grew on the lawns and were
trampled down by children that romped I
"And the sweel pens'.'"
"They were the centres of bouquets
that wore added an,I added to until
those fragrant blossoms were crushed."
"But surely those white carnations
"No, they were cast aside, for pen
vie did not have room enough to car?
ry the while and pink, too."
"The r- - r?roses," whispered Betty,
"what h'ipp"ned to them?"
"They," replied the fairy, " are the
flowers people forgot to put In water
when they were busy reading books."
''Oh," sobbed itrtn. "1 want to go
home Please tell me how to go"
"Shut your eves for a moment and
then open them."
Betty did go, and when she failed
her eyes she found ths.t she lud fallen
from the arm-chair and was sitting
or. the floor. She yawned and stretched
her nrms. but she was not too sl*epv
to put the withered roses In water.
And I don't think that Betty ever for?
got to do so again
DOROTHY M. SMITH
1013 West M Street. City.
I-AXXY'S TELEPHONE ORDER.
"But I don't want the moon," s:ild
?'Ask for something beforo I go
down town," said papa,
Fanny thought a moment and then j
spoke up quite distinctly. "Please'
Send me some peppermints and some
new shoes for my doll and u bunch
of pansles for my mama und i. new
bicycle for my papa and?and?that's
lull this timo. Goodrbyi "
I "That's a very good order," said her
I papa, "but kiss me good-bye, for I
l must ho off." About half an hour lat
ci the T: out door bell r.itig Very soon
lh. maid appeared with ;, paCkagl dl?
I reeled to Miss Fanny Desmond. Jn
I are*: excitement Fanny opened it. it
I was n box of peppermints The child's
delight was gitat, but when in ?n-i
other half hour Dior.- cam" a bundle
which proved to be n new pair of
shoes for her <loii, she was too happy
for wonts. But that surprise was
rtardly over, when anotl ei package was
brought hor. she opened It In great
excitement, ami. behold! there was a
bunch of beautiful pansles. "They are
for you. mama," She cried) "and now
everything ban come but papa's new
bicycle." .Mist then she looked out of
the window and there was her PaPa
coming: up the drive on a IItie, now
wheel. She rushed down to meet hint,
exclaiming as she thr- w herself Into
his arms; ''Oh! papa, papa, 1 did cot
everything. My telephone Is beauti?
ful, and the man at tli? other end. Is
"Oh," said papa. "1 am delighted he
Is bo satisfactory.
NORM v \VADTH13R;
?22\ Beverly Street, City,
\ niSP-IIBADISn BOY,
Once there was an Old lady who
had a son that owned a largo hook
store. She said to him one day.
"Willie, don't you need a hoy to help
yon?" lie said. "Yob. mother, I would
like lo have ono to help me." "Well
I want you to ndv,>;t!se for a red?
headed hoy to do llsi ' work."
"Well why do you want a red?
headed boy. mother." said he.
"Never mind, do as I hid you."
So he advertised for a red-honrlert
hoy. Next morning lie laid a bobk J
on tho floor. Presentlj many red-i
hea'-led boys en me. Tl > came rush- I
leu In. all except lie, who got at
the end of tho row. All the boys
came in. The one .it the end of the
row noticed the book After nil the
boys wem In their seats, the hoy at.
the end of the row car. - In and picked
the book up and spok'" polltel) and!
laid the book on the tahle and sealod!
himself on a box In ' ? cornet", The
man said. "I will take this boy sitting
on the box, because hie I polite." Af?
ter the boys had m-u-. the old lady
ssld, "Are you the bn> that helped
an old la<ly off the cnr yesterday?"
"1 don't know, I haye done It so many
times." said tho boy?1 just don't re?
"I nsked hv son to Advertise for a
rrd-hen.-C.cd hoy. I wanted to see if
you would come." Th( boy :-.iid. "Ml
mother always taugh< le to h.> polite;''
630 Halifax Street.
FOR PRBSIDKNT, WOODROW
Shortly -will commence a conflict in
this country of gravest Import to the
American pecpl- on one hand, the
wild ambition of one misguided man
lea-is him onward, disregarding rus
liims wisely fixed by those who gave
their blood and brain that our nation's
birthright of Independence mirrht be
preserved?In Wild pursuit of that
?which ho gave, his solemn assurance
to the American people to neve,- ngitt:i
seek. On the other hand, the cohorts
of special privilege, unholy combina?
tion of ofli> ?holder and corporate In?
terests, led by one who has grievous
ly failed in his t-ust to the people;
present the cla - of a fossilised
party, born in hate and living from
prejudice and Blush funds of special
privilege. Midway between these, n*
the standard-bearer o: a party which
has ever been the hopo of the mass"*
and not of the classes, Woodrow Wil?
son, by the might of the American
p-ople, nevt Fr? Ident of the tTn'ted
States; stands at <-lonn and sane as
any figure In pill ||e llf".
Theodore Boos- yell deserves the de?
feat he court:-, for his hypocrisy In
shoutlnu triistlsnri and bossism, avlir-n
his very supporters belle his cites
Monumental brazenhcss Is possessed
by on<? who won! l aland at "Armaged?
don and buttle for tue Lord." when
such worthies . .- Pjyrin, boss of
Pit tsburer. and Perkins, of the steel
trust, llt-ht under the same banner.
When ihe Bolemi pledge of honor of
ono is snapped asunder at 'he behest
of hmbltio'n, Ihni person has branded
himself as unlit to occupy a place of
honor with the suffrages ot the peo?
ple After his false declaration that
in the veins of every Southern pri?
son there ran a streak of barbarism,
his characterization of Jefferson us a
innn of monumental Iltllohess, his
cruelly -discourteous treatment of .fcf
forsoh Davis, any Southern person who
supports Roosovc.lt Is a traitor to his
1.01 ambition trample upon the Con?
stitution, for a government of the |JcO
plr, by the people and for the peo?
ple, substitute u government by the,
for me and of htej and let once de?
luded people sigh for our government
as onCO It was, if Theodore I. were
El DG A It ft. BEVERLY.
.11 l.l \ ItKDDlNO.
There Is a large brick building
ahout a mile and a half from the lit?
tle village of Crossburg, where M|-.s
Boxton, a maiden lad) of about thirty
eight or forty summers, keeps a Very
fashionable boarding school. The , last
consists of thirty-five girls, their ago-.,
ranging from ten to sixteen. The
girls are now standing in groups about,
the lawn talking and laughing, like a
crowd of girls only can. Thoro Is
great excitement, for the Christmas
holidays nre near at hand. There is
one girl whose nanu- Is Julia, Redding
that Is listening to nil the girls have
lo say about the parties they arc go
Ing to attend on their retutn to their
homes, hut she has nothing to say, for
her summer win be f|m nt at the
dreary boarding school. Her father
had left her in care of >l!sr. Horton
while he traveled abroad, and as she
lifted no other home, both her sum;
tn'cra and winters were Spent there
That night about ? o'clock .lulla heard
a f"ft rap at her door, slid on open?
ing It she saw Alice Martin, a Very
dear friend of hers. "Oh! .lulla." she.
said, "I have Just got to a?k you I '?
night. 1 could not wall until morn- \
ing. I received a letter from father i
on the ln?t mall, and he told nie n"i
only t" ask you home with me, hut
to Insist on your coming '
"Oh! Alice, I would love to go, |f i
only Miss Boxton will allow me"
"Of course the will, you foolish I
child; come now '.??t me help yon pa< k ,
your things, for we leave at 10 15 to?
Th? train that left Crossburg on
Tuesday nnmng 'found Julia R6d;
ding and Alice Martin hojneward
*s:: West Grace, city.
SCO! r i.a ws.
Two tilings a hoy mil li do before
he can become n scout?learn the snout
law and tak.- the scout's oath. The
scout law 1? i, scout's honor Is to
be trusted; a scout is loyal to his
country, his parents and his employers:
".. ii SCQUt'M duty Is to be useful and
help others. ?1, a Fcout Is a friend to
all animals: R a font duty Is to he
useful and help others. a scout Is
courteous; 7. a scout smiles and
whistles under all r. lrcums'ances. A
scout's oath Is: On mv honor, 1 promise
that I will do my best.
a fair! STORY.
Onc? upon a time there lived . K
and Queen who wanted a child ye
much. After ten years of long: v.a
Inc. a pair of twin princes were ho
to them. The King and Queen we
full of Joy and the christening to
pluee In a week. One of the hoys w
named Tearold and the other w
railed nonorold. Year after ye
passed on. and when the princes w<
twenty years old their father said to
them. "Mv children, It Is time for
you io go out into the world and seek
h wife." The princes made no ,>!>iec
tlon. and the next day they ret out.
(To be eohtlhlierl i
KATIIBRINiC CpjCK E.
Lower Bremo, Ursnio Bluff V.i.
The. GarcLen W&JL
out those blanks with names
of lour nole.l men. One name la used
thrci linn;; nn?l another twice.
Before these -on ooch bright morn
A little maid appears.
Nho - and -, but no one comes.
II Becms that no one hears.
Oh. little maid, why not wulk InT
For nolther-nor -
An net led to gain entrance here.
My first is In lop. but not In mop.
My second Is In mouse, also In
My third la In Maroh. but not In
My fourth Is In mat. also In tat.
My fifth la In stay, but not In May.
My sixth Is In romps, also In
My last la In the nnmn of a vege?
MA BC. A RET PROCTOR.
Drake's Branch, Va.
VAMBS or TUBES IN FIGt'HES.
if.. I. 11.
6, 12. 13.
16, IS, 16, If., 1. 1?.
13, 1. 16. 12. 6.
16, !'. It. f>.
2. 6, f., .1. S. It. 21. 20.
I?, 2f>. 3. 1. 13. IS. 1?.
i>. 4. 1. 18.
4, IS, 7. 23, IS. IS. 4.
23. 1. 12. 14. 21, 20.
8, ?. 3. 11, 10, 18. 2B.
1. 19, S.
I >: she s Ri'anch. Va.
1,1 iti.S" xajiim in nc.rans.
Tell what word the first letter <
each name spells,
r.. 12, 13. 9, S.
4. 15. 18, r>. 10.
!>. IS, P. 14. .V
8, f.. 12. IS. i.
16, 13, S. 13.
IS. Id. 1?. 1.
FLORENCE F. COLLINS,
21 22 West Grace, City
A TRICK QUESTION PUZZLE,
A gave JI r, for a horse and sold
n fer J54. What lier cent profit did
By A LAIN HATTORF;
20 1-2 South Pine Street, Oily.
GEOGR t-PIIV PUZZLE,
Name n mountain In Washington
its Hint Is the name of a boy.
Name n city in North Carolins
it Is the name of a sir!
. Name a river In Virginia that's
? name of a boy.
I, Name two capes that ?ro the
inc., of two boys.
i name of a very gr?at author.
iSTO Ea?t Proa,l Street. City.
A n ??writ s.
tnswer to artresr, puzzle, hy He]en
Fcahnette Clark, Frances Rine. Alice
Answer to boys* names In figures,
I, Chestloy; 2, Dudley; j. Emmett,
Arthur, f.. Everett; 6. John; 7.
Answe- to Jumbled girls' names, by
I, Edith; 2. Beatrice. 8. Kitty e; 4.
Ssrah; F. Susan; ?*.. Gladys; 7, Floyd.
An?wer to names of rivers In figure?.
by Margurrite Harris:
1 Hudson: 2. PenoHscot: 8, .lames.
4. Rappahnnnoek. R, SnscjunhaTina; ?.
Wabaeh; 7. Missouri: 8i Colorado. !>.
f-'t. Laurence, 10, Mississippi.
Answer ?o countries In figures, hy
I, Kriitic. 2. Eneland: 3, T'nlted
i>tes; 4. China; 6, .'.apan
By BLANCHE ANTHONY.
Ashland, Va., Route |, it,,* 2?.
Answer to tumble, names of girls:
I. Edith. 2. Beatrice; .t. Klttye; 4.
rah. S, Sisan; 6. Gladys; 7. Floyd, f.
Answer to names of countries In
!. Prance. 2. England; ?., Cnlted
lates; 4. China; S, .Japtn
South Boston. Vn.
AN ADVENT! nr..
Bert, Will and Hob were visiting I
out nt grandpa's farm. Ever since
they Jtad been there they had been '
begging grandpa to show them th? I
old mill which was a famous llsh pond. 1
Ho about a week after their arrival
grandpa set out with them to show
them the way. When they arrived I
grandpa turned bark and left tho boys,
to spend tho day. Bert and Will
1 night two a piece, they nto their j
dinner and tliei) started to llsh again,
when. Splash! Bob had Tillen In. They
plaited home and arrived shout .1
o'clock. Rob wet and dripping.
MARO AR KT P ROOTOR.
Drake's Branch. Va
THE CHILDREN OF THE WEEK,
Monday's child Is fair of face,
Tuesday's child Is full of grace.
Wednesday's child is merry and glad.
Thursday's child Is sour and sad,
Friday's child Is loving and giving,
Saturday's child must work for his
But the child that Is horn on the
Aa blithe an*! bonny, and good, and
After an Illness of about three
weeks, Mr. Whits died. Mrs. White
and Maty wore grieved nearly to death.
They decided to sell their country
nomc an dmovo to the city and keep
boarding house. Mary went to school
a little while after ?he wept to the
city.'Mrs. White's health was very
ba 1. and Mary had to work awful hard
When Mary was nineteen years old, one
of their boarders fell In lovo with
her and on hor twentieth birthday they
were married. Ills name was Dr.
Charlie Anderson. After their mar?
tin go, Dr. Anderson bought Mrs.
White's old country home. He was
as kind to Mary as he could be and
gave her whatever she wanted. Mrs.
Chlte lived' with them until ItCI
death, which occurred two years lat
BD.NA W. KENT.
1 Kent's .Store, Va.
\\ > Ml. II. M SCENT. J
AMCR GAYXB. , .. i*
III, AN r It F, ANTHOWYi
There was once a beautiful stream
In the nililFl bt the oaks so green.
Very oft the IIMI* dwarf fat
By that a-ay. beautiful stream.
/cross the alream was s lot;,
\Vh?Tf often was feen "Mr Frog."
He always dreamed of "Miss Rob."
As he sat across the stream on "t
The stream would water the calf
As he came down the poth.
He couldn't come fast, for the ta'.t
Always was ready the stream ti
water the calf.
Composed and written by
Age eleven years.
Jumbo, Vn. i
I.ITTI.F. MISS DUCK.
Little Miss Duck.
By i piece of bad iuc.it.
Lost her dog Trusty awhile.
She set up a-scowllng,
She set up B-howltng,
I think you could hear her a mile!
Kittle Miss Dtiok.
By a jile.ee of good luck.
Kniiit>l her dog Trusty again. i
She washed and drohscd him.
She kissed and caressed him.
And this Is the way she looked trient
AN NIK YV ALT UK R
2221 Bovorly Street, Cit>.