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ie says g)od-bye to Matlda,.
And promises that she
Shall light his every visionx
Beskie the rolling se.
le promises a letter
Shall reach hber eve~ry n iht,
Tlhen,(lown the rotd he waniders,.
Andl passes out of sighbt.
le soo) is at the oceab,
Antd there meets many girls.
With brown' and ilae opties.
And black and giden hair..
lie takes them ont a-riding,
lie takes thlm to the hlois.
And often in their honor
Visits th0 anyshp.
With them he goes a xat-hingy
Upon the shining stand,
And then they sit and gossip
UpO) the shelly san?.
Ie takes the to the 'a(e S
And on the horses hets.
Ani writing not a letter,
Matilua he forgets.
And furious is Matilda.
'Jhat paragoln and pearl,
'To find( that Goorge omnes bontemmrlt
Engaged to another girl.
Why She Loved Him.
'Arabella, said Mr. Percy De
M ulligan, severcly, "why do you
persist in receiving attentions from
that Frederick Von Vanvaler'
'Because,' replied the fair' cr ea
ture, simiashing a cookoroach uinderj
her dainty toe. "I love hi m, dear
father I love him.'
'And why, my dlaughter, do you
persist in loving iFrederick Von
Vanvalver and remaining indiffer
ent to the Hon. Jcames O'Brien?
Arabella wts silent. I ir fIce!
was sf used with bls)1ihes. ( Th ey
were not visible, how'ever, as the
pow'der hid them.) She fear(
thit her father had her foil, ori
words to that effect.
The Ion. .James O'Brien comes
o ain bill family,' resumlel Mr. P.
Arabella nodded tssenut.
"Ile is supposed to be woi th at
-Hle is an Irishman.'
'Therefore he eimtr'ols thle voteC
of his ward and is likely to be the!
n-xt minist.r to Germany.
-Therefore he (Gomes of int)ignit i
Nod No. 2.
'It is saidl that while at collegre
he wrote sprinlg poetry.'
A rabella (dug her' claws t.broughl
the dlirt ini the palms of her
'Andl lhe lecturedC( twice.'
-Then why in-the name of James
G. Blaine do you rejeet the lion.
.hunmes O' Brien and cling to Fred
s'rick Von Vanvaler'?'
'Oh , father,' erie.d the girl as she
jumped up) and knocked her heels
together in her wild dlelirium of'
joy, 'Fredelrick has atoned for all
the past, he has made amends for
his faults and to-day he stands
among the honored of the land, far
ihnve even lion James O'rvn
'Whaitd ha's he done?' gasp~ed the
'He has secured and has the po
sition of pitcher in a base ball
'Come to my arns, my darling
girl,' Cried the delightful fathe;r
'I am a fool and you are a daisy.
You aud Frederick shall be mair
ried as soon as you please kmd
New York -shall howl - with'the
wedding. I ai inLdeed blest in my
And he went out to take a elove.
P1'LTENF8 . wA RDUE. --'Will
vou be kind eougi., sit, to hoh
this ram for me while- 1 open this
gate? It is fasen.ed on the iisi(de,
and I, mustt climb over.'
This modest request was madec
by a man who was standing at a
gate on a lonely road ruing ont
of New Drop, Staten Island, awil
it was addressel t) a st alwart sai
or w'ho hald just come up. The on
ly ottler obibject visible onl the long;
straight road was the liare black
ram whose massive crooked horns
were beingu. held by the man as the
two stood quite sti1 it front of tIc
the obliging tar, as lhe ize.l thIle
big horus and relieved the first
The latter climbed I quickly over.
'I thank you very much,' said
he, polite'y,' when he ,o'to the
otiher Side. 'You will be su rpris.ed
to hiear that I nevcr saw that mann
before to-(av. Th'11e brute attacke I
ile about half anl hiou1r aoo. nIt I we
hive been tust.ling togethe ever
Sin(e. As long as vou Staund he
Core h1im holdif 1ng his horns fi rm lv
lie can't hurt you much. ( oo' -b ye.
1I hope you will he as lucky in get
tirng away fron him a-s I have
The New Drop ma, when t(l.
ing this story, neglecte(l to repe:at
the sailir's rep y. i Ie did not
know what becatnc of him.
II: WAs TN A II'anv.--Give me
a ticket for Rost on. Qunick !' ex
citedlyv exclaime:l a wild-eyed
iman to the tict agent at the
Grand Central Depot.
'What's your hurry, sir':' asked
'Oh, don't ask mae! I hav'nt the
time to explain'
'he train do'es'nit l ravye for' half
anU houri vet.
'Isn' t there one that lea vesrih
'iNo. sir'. A ny fri(en I of' you rs
'Great Scott. no !
'What's vowr hurry ?'
'Why, I've just read in this pa
per that there are 1 8,000 more w(o
men t han menf inl Boston.'
'WVell, what of that?'
'WelI, yout see, I'm a Mormon
missionlary, andl I
'(oz I morning !' shouted the
agent. slamming dlOWn the ofhie
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