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Synopsis.--With his grandfather,
small Rtoisey Milhollantl is watch
Ing the "Decoration )ay Parade"
in the home town. The old gentle
man, a veteran of the Civil war.
enleavors to impress the youngster
with the signifaeance of the great
confliet. and many years afterward
the boy was to remember his
words with startling vividness. In
the schoolroom, a few years later.
Ramsey is not distinguished for
briilltney. I-It hates Gerinan even
imore than arithniette.
Sometimes, too, there were moments
of relaxation Iti her class, when she
would stop the lesson and tell the
children about (Germnany: What a beau
tiful, good country it was, so trim and
orderly, with such pleasant customs,
and till the people sensible. energetic
and healthy. There was "Musle" again
in the German class, which was an
other alleviation ; though it was the
same old "Star SpangJed Banner" over
again. Itamsey was tired of the song
and tired, of "My Country 'Tis of
Thee"; they were bores, but .it was
amusing to sing them in German. In
Germian they sounded "sort o' funny,"
so -he didn't mind this bit of tile day's
Half an hour later there arrived his
supreme trial of this particular morn
Ing." Arithmetic then being the order
of business before the house, he was
sent alone to the blackboard. supposed
ly to make lucid the proper reply to
a fatal conundrum in decinals, and
under the glare and focus of the
whole. room ihe breathed heavily and
itched evtrywhere; his brain iat once
became sheer hash. le consumed as
much tine as possible in getilag the
terins of the problem stated in chalk;
thei, affecting to be critical of his own
hiaillwork, erased what he bad done
and carefuiiy wrote It again. After
that lie erased half of It, slowly re.
tracued fIguIres, and stepped back as i
to see whellier perspective improve.
( heir appearance. Again lie lifted th<
"101a1n0ey Milhiollanld V"
"M~a 'am ?''
"Put down Iliat eraser!"
"Yes'i. I Just thought-"
Sharply hidden to get forward vith
his task, he explalued I it a feehle voice
that he had first to tie a shoestri'ing
1111 stooped to do so, u t was not per
tanttted. Miss Itidgely trie'd to st imu
Ilate him with lumts and sutggestion;
found himt, so far as den lals went,
tmer.' prtotmopiasm, ando, wvomiering how
s0 hlpl jess a tlultg coldh live, sumlt
itonetd to the b oard little Dora Yocumn,
the star of the class, whereupon llami
sey Inove'd toward his seat.'
"Stand still, llmsey ! You stay
right where you are tad try to learn
someithuing f'ron the way Dora dues
The ~laiss giggledl, and( Itamnsey stood,
but learn~ed nuothaing. llis conspieuous
ness wals unentdurable, heca use all of
hIs schuooilmates naturally found more
entertauituntac in wvatching hiu ath an
ini I'oliowing the performiatice of the
listruted to watch every figure
chalked upl by the mnathemnatical won
der, his eyes, grown sodden, were una
able to remove themaselves fromn the~
part in her hair att the hack of her
headt, whiere two little bratids becgani
their sepatrate careers to endt ini a coua
pie of bilue-and-red-chaecked bits of rib
buon, onie upon each of her thin shouli
r~lur blades. Ills senisationis clogged his
Lntellecet ; lie suffered fromt unisought
iotoriety, and hated Dora Yocum;
tuost of all hie hated her busy little
He lad to be "kept ini" after school;
tid when lhe was ailowed t) go home
to averted lis eyes ats lie wenit by the
tease where D~ora lived. She was out
ui the yard, eating at douitghnuit, and
Ie knew it ; hut lie had1( passed the age
vhien It is just as p~ermtiissibJe to throw
l ock at a girl as at a b)oy ; and ,1
atifthaig hsis nuormlui inclinat Ions, lie
walkedi atturdily on, though he indulgedl
limiiitelf so far as to engage in a maur
nuretd coniversattioni withi ene of the
'amlia nr spilrits dweiiling somewhere
vithin himt. "Pfa !" said Itamsey to
ilmsel f-or him nsel f to liiamsey, since
t is dililcult to say which was which.
'P'fa ! Thinks she's smart, dlon't she?"
..Well, I guess she does, b~ut she
ia't!I" .. . "1 hate her, don't you?"
.."You h~et youir life I hate her !"...
'Tepcher's Pet, that's what I calli her!I"
.."W~eil, that's what I call her,
oo, don't I?'" "Well, I (10; that's all
he Is, anyway-dirty ole TIeachier's
He had not forgIven her four years
inter when lhe entered high school in
tar company, for somehow lRamsey
panaged to shov'et his way through
tgaiathins and stayed with the
'ys. jge was ungble to (deny that
S. bad become less awvful lookin'
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than she used to be. At least, he was
honest enotigh to make a partial re
traction when his friend and class
mate, Fred Mitchell, insisted that an
amelioration of Dora's appearance
could be actually proven.
"Well, I'll take it back. I don't
claim she's every last bit as awful
lookin' as she always has been," said
Ramsey, toward the conclusion of the
argument. "I'll say this for her, she's
awful lookin', but she may not be as
awful lopkin' as she was. She don't
come to school with the edge of some
of her underclo'es showin' below her
dress any more, about every other (lay,
and her eyewInkers have got to stick
In' out some, and she may not be so
abbasalootly skinny, but she'll haf to
wiait a mighty long while before I
want to look at her without gettin'
The Implication that Miss Yocum
cared to have Ramsey look at her,
either with or without gettln' sick, was
mere rhetoric, and recognized as such
by the producer of it; she had never
given the slightest evidence of any
desire that his gaze be bent upon her.
What truth lay underneath his flour
ish rested upon the fact that he could
not look at her without some synp
toms of the sort he had tersely
sketched to his friend; and yet, so
pungent is the fascination of self-in
flicted misery, lie did look at her, dur
ing periods of study, often for three or
four minutes at a stretch. His ex
pression at such times indeed resem
bled that of one who has dined un
wisely ; but Dora Yocum was always
too eagerly busy to notice it. lie was
almost never in her eye, but she was
continually in his; moreover, as the
banner pupil she was with hourly fre
qluency an exhibit before the whole
Ramsey fouid her worst of all when
her tip-n came in "Declamnaton," on
Friday afternoons. When she ascend
" ' M o t P
"Nort churchnd Grae ahod Revou
tionary war in his antipathy, since
they somehow app~earedl to b~e the
property of the Teacher's Pet. For
Dora held this p~ost In "D~eclamatlon"
as well as in everything else; here, as
elsewvhere, the hateful child's prowess
suirpassedl that of all others ; alid the
teacher always entrusted ber- wIth the
rendlition of the "patriotic select ions."
Rumisey himself wuas in the same
sect ion of dteclainers, andl performed
next--a ghastly contrast, lie gave a
"select ion f rom Slhakespen re," assigned
b~y the teacher ; and lie began this con
tinuous misfortune by stumbling vio
lently as he ascended -thle platform,
which stimulated a general giggle at
r'eadly in being at the nmece calling of
his name. All of the class wvere bright
with happy anticipation, for the mis
erable -Ramsey seldom failed their
hopes, particularly in "Declamation."
Hie faced them, hIs complexion wvan,
his expression both baleful and horrn
fled ; and he began in a loud, hurried
voice, from wvhleh every hInt of intel
ligence was excluded:
"'Most pOttent, grave andl rev--'"
Thieteacher tapped sharply on her
desk, and stopp~ed him. "You've for
gotten to bow," she saidl. "And dor.'t
say 'pottent.' The word is 'potent'."
Ramsey fhoppedl his head pt the rear
wall of the room, and began agaIn:
"Most pottent potent grave andl rev
enerdl signers my very nobe and ap
prov-ed good masfers that I have tan
away thIs sole man's dutter it is mose
true true I have mairry dlur the very
headan frunl tuv my 'fending liath this
extent no more rude am I In speech
in speechi-rude am I in speech--in
snoeh--in snennh--in eecah-".
He' bad; Italled. Perhaps tie- ftaml
truth of- that phrase, and spi'9 pese
of its aipilicability to the Oedasion hadi
interfered with the mechatism which
he had set in operation to. get rid of
the "recitation" for him. At all events
the machine had to run ofT its Job all
at once, or it wotihin't run at all. lie
gullped audibly. "Itude rude rude am
I-rude an I in siWecl-in speech-in
Si)eecOh. Itude film) I iII speech---"
"Yes," the'irritated teai'her said, as
ItaIsey's falling voice continued husk.
ily to insist m'pon this point. "I think
you are !" And her nerves were a lit
tle soothed by the shout of laughter
from the school-it was never difficult
for teachers to be witty. "Go sit down,
llmsey',.and (10 It after school."
fits ear, -roaring, the unfortunate
went to hIm sent and, among all the hi
lariious faces, one stood out-Dorn Yo
cum)'s. Her laughter was proeociouls ;
It was that of a confirmed superior, in.
sufferably adult-she was laughing at
hi as a grown person laughs at a
child. Consplcuously andtl uniistaka
bly, there was something indulgent in
her amusement. He choked. He
didn't care for George Washington, or
Paul Revere, or the teacher, or the
President of the United States, or
Shakespeare, or any of 'em. -They
could all go to the dickens with Dora
Yocum. They were all a lot of smuart
les anyway and lie hated the whole
stew of 'eni
There wis one, however, whom he
somehow couldn't .millnage to hate,
even though this one otclally seemed
to be as Intimately associated 'with
Dora Yocum and superiority as the
others were. Ramsey couldn't hate
Abraham Lincoln, even when Dora
was chosen to deliver the "Gettysburg
Address," on the twelfth of ehriiuary.
Lincoln had said "Government of the
people, by the people, for the people,"
and that didn't mean governident by
the teacher and the Teacher's Pet and
Paul Revere and Shakespeare and
suchlike ; it meant government by
everybody, and the'refore llamnsey had
as much to (10 with it as anybody else
had. Beyond a doubt, Dora and the
teacher thought Lincoln belonged to
them and their crowd of exclusives;
they seemed to think they owned the
whole United States; but Itamsey was
sure they were mistaken about Abra.
ie felt that it was just like this lit.
tle Yocun snippet to assume such a
thing, and it made him sicker than
ever to look at her.
Then, one day, he noticed that her
eye-winkers were stickin' out farther
Ils discovery irritated hIm the
more. Next thing, this ole Teacher's
Pet would (10 she'd get to thinkin' she
was pretty ! If that happened, well,
nobody coulld stand iter! rhe long
lashes maidel her eyes shadowy, and it
was a fact that her shoulder blades
elsed to 111st upon notoriety; you
couldn't -tell where they were at all,
A conteiptible thing happene(l.
Wesley Helder was well CIIo(wi to be
the most untitdy h' y in the class, and
had never shown any remorse for his
reputation or madwie the slightest efort
either to improve or to displIte it. He
wias content it failed to lower his
standing with his fellows or to fiml
press themn unfa vorabTy. in fact, he
was15 treated ats oneC who has at toaned
a slight dlistinctilon. It helped him to
become better known, and boys liked
to be see'n wIth hiim. hut one day',
there was ai rearrangement of thle
seating in thle schoiolroom: WVes~ey
Hlende'r was giveni a desk next in front
of D)ora Yocuim's; and( within a wveek
the whlie room11 knIew thajt We'sley had
be'guni volulntarily to wash ils neck
tile bacl(k of it, anyho11w.
ThI'ils was att thei bolttoml of the tight
lbetween1 Ramlsey Milhliland and Wes
('hanlges imiimedht ely preceuding host ill
ties were' charm'ihigiy franik and1( un..
hypocrit Ical, ailt hough quite as nixed
tupt and off-ithe-issue as5 if they had
bseen prep'iar'ed by3 pr(ofessional foreign
oilee hmn. itamlsey anid Fred Mitchell
and four other b~oys w5ald y'oung
lHender- On the street after sc'hool. in
tending jocosities rat her than violence,
butt the victim p~rovedh sensitive. "You
take your ole hands off o' me!1" he
said1 fiercely, as th1ey' began to push
himi about among thema.
"Ole dirty Wes !" they hoarsely bel
Iowedl and1 squa~wked, in their chang
ing voices. "Washes his cars !"...
"Washes his neck !" . . . Dot'a Yocuim
told his miamna to turn the hose on
WVesley broke from them and b~ackced
away, swvinging his~ straplped books in
a dlangerous ciirc'le. "You keep off !"
he war'nedl themi. "I got as mulch
right to may pers'nlal a1ipearaince as
This richly fed their hlumor, andl
they' rioted roundl him. keeping ouitslide
tile swinging hooks sit the end of the
st rap. "Persi''nlI app~iearanice'!. . .
"Yowv! Ole (dirty WVes. he's got per
s'nai appearance !" . . . "Who went
and bought it for youi, WVes?"...
"Nobody bought it for him. Dora
Yoeum took and give himu one !"
"You leave ladles' names alone I"
criedl the chivalrous Wesley, "You
ouight to know hetter, on tihe puiblic
street, you-pups !"
" Just gimrne one chance to
show that girl what she really
(TO BI1C CONTINUJSD.)
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