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lie says good-bye to Matilda,
And promises that she
Shall light is every viski
'eskie the rolirg se.
le promises i letter .
Shall reach her everIy night.
Tiendown the road he waniders
Aind pases out of slgh.
le soon is at the ocean,
And there meets many gfil.
With brown and iae opties.
And black and glken hair.
lie takes theo ont a-riding,
He taktes themvp to the hop,
And often In theirhb'nOr
Visits the 'andy-hops.
With them he goe a bathing
Upon the shining str amd,
And then they sit and gossip
Upon the shelly san2.
He takes thn to the race7,
And on the horses bets.
And writing not a letter,
Matiila he forgets.
And furious is Matilda.
That paragoln and pearl,
To fin(d t hat George comes hiiewain
EgIaged to another girl.
Why She Loved Hi1m.
'Arabella,' said Mr. Percy De
M ulligan, severely, "why do you
perisist ill recei ving attentions from
that Frederick Von Vanvaler?'
'Because,' replied the fair crea
turc, smashing a cookroach under
her dainty toe. "I love him, dear
ather I love him.'
'Arnd why, my daughter, do you
persist in loving Frederick Von
Vanvalver and remaining in(iffer
ent to the Hon. James O'Brien?
Arabella was silent. Iler- face
was suffused with bIlshes. (They
were not visible, however, :is the
powder hid them.) She feared
that her father had her foul, or
Wor'ds to that effect.
-The Hon. James O'Brien comes
o1 an old faimily,' resumed Mr. P.
Arabella niodded assent.
'le is supposed to be woi th at
'lie is an Irishman.'
'Therefore he c.)ntrols the vote
of his ward and is likely to be the
next minist-. r to G4ermnany.'
'Fredler'ick Von Va nvaler' is
-Therefore he c'omes of insmigniti
ranut lfri ly.'
Nod No. 2.
'It is said that while at college
he wrote spring poetry.'.
Arabella (lug her claws throngh
he dlirt in the palms of' her
'And he lectured twice.'
'Then why in'rthe name of James
(G. Blaine do you reject the Hion.
Jrames O'Brien and cling to) Fred
cr-ick Von Vanvaler?'
'Oh, father,' cried the gi as she
jumped~ up and knocked her 'heels
together in her wild delirium of
joy, 'Frederick has atoned for' all
the past, he has made amends for
his faulte and to-day he stands
among the honored of the land, far
above even lin. ameso Ovl~rie
'What has he dtnegped the
'He has seAured and.has 'ihe po
biton' of piicher il ha ll
'Come to ny arms,. my darling
girl,' c yed the dalightfl hr
'I ama fool and You are a daisy..
You aud Frederiek shall be utair
ried -su S1 s you. As$ pnd
New - York -shall howlt witkuthe
Wedding. II ai indeed blest in =y
And he went out to take a clove.
Po0LTENE8~ R E wA.RE.-CWil 1
you be kind ncixugh. sir, to hold
this ram For me while I open this
gate? It is fastcned( oMthe isi(de,
and I, must climb over.'
Thi's modest request was made
by a man who was staOndirg at ta
gate on a lonely road' runnuiKg ont
of New Drop. Staten IsLarnl, and
it was addressed to astalwart sail
or who had just come ip. The on
ly Othler object visible on the long,
straight roa( was the lirge black
ram whose massive crooked horns
were being held by the man as the
two stood quite still in, front of the
'Why, sartainly shipnmate'
the obliging tar, as he seized the
big horus and relieved the first
The latter climbed quickly over
'I thank you very muebm,7 said
he, politely, When he go& ,o the
other side. 'You will be suipised
to hear that I never saw that I am
before to-day. 'The brute at-tacke I
me about halfV an hour ago, t.n1 1 we
have been tustling together ever
since. As longY is you st~d be
fore him holding his horns firmly
he can't hurt you much. Goodl-byo.
I hope you will be as lucky in get
tig away fro-n him aS I have
Tihe New DIrop main, wIlen tell
ing this story, nerlected to repeit
the sailor's reply. He did not.
know What became of him.
71r, W.s IA V A Hean.- (Vive me
a ticket for Boston. Quick !' ex
eitedly exclai med a wilId-eyed
man to the ticket agent at the
Grand Central D~epot.
'WhT~at's your hurry, sir?' asked
'Oh, doun't ask me! I hav''nt the
time to explatin!'
'Thel( train doesnt leave for half
an hour vet.'
'Isn't there one that leaves righmt
'No, sir'. Any friend of yours
'Great Scott, no !'
'What's your hurry ?'
'Why, I've just read in this p~a
p>er that there are 1 8,000 more wo
meni than men in Boston.'
'Well, what of that?'
'WelI, yomt see, I'm a Mormon
missionary, andl~ I-i---'
'Good morning!' shouted the
agent, slamming down the office
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