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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE
411 Then they chatted about other things till Norris had to leave. Watson went down to the tram with him. "Well Norris, he said, "you have outstripped Richardson in one thing: take a leaf out of his book in another. Marry a good Catholic girl, and when you are on your wedding trip, don't forget to come and see us." "I do not intend to marry, '.' he answered. "Not marry? Nonsense, man. Why not?" "Well, I am only waiting to arrange matters, and then t leave for Rome to study for the priesthood. Good-bye?" When Norris' plans were told her, Mrs. Watson fairly beam ed with joy on her husband. "Oh, Harry, isn't it splendid? And to think he owes the beginning to you. Didn't I always say you were so good the best man in the world?" she cried enthusiastically. "1 am afraid I am very far from it" said Harry; "and my part was but a small one, though great things did result." "Anyway" he went on earnestly, "even if my actions should not be a stimulant to good for others, I hope at least that never an act of duty omitted on my part may prove a stumbling block or hindrance in another man's way to truth o.r a bet ter life." Is there a needed lesson here? St. Anthony's Monthly. "YOU UNDERSTAND DOT? HEIGH!" "You are the schpeaker?" "Yes, sir; I am." "Vel, vot you schpeak about?" "My subject, sir, is this: 'Resolved, that I will never be lieve anything I do not understand.'" "Oh, my! Is dot it? Vcl, now, you shoost take von leetle example. There, you see that field my pasture over there. Now, my horse he eat the grass, und it came up hair all over he's pack. Then my sheep he eats shoost de same grass und it grow wool all over him. And vot you think? My goose he eats the grass too, and, sure's I tell you, it comes aU over him feathers. You understand dot, do you? Heigh!"