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:nw f '! TV '. i n young
t..:ii.vi l'... Mvr v-n cm kick
(ai'iltn:: . .'mist ..-. fr as Vkzt.
hasn't any irn. ':cueh she I
the rlppli.elst '.re:, an, li iM it
she Is, except yo-t, thnt t kn-ne. Hob
says thit It's always tho w.r wli'i girls
who haven't any sense they m always
nice. Hut I Mid I dlda't know about
tlmt, unit he said '' learn, hut not d nk
my papa about It. because lie might tint
like to give Ills opinion If you read hi
letters. I rum that's one of the thing
lloli says Jnst to In Ik. What makes me
feci at blue as a huckleberry pie which
Aunt Jane makes tmlly Is that Mary,
not having any parents, Ins to earn lirr
living, fin.l her funds don't meet her living
expense. Uncle Tom says that's the
wont thins shout living expenses; If It
wasn't for them n man would hart- tin
trouble at all In paying his ilebts md put.
tine atrny n little cash In tlio bank to
help the stock market along.
When Stary rot her first month's salarv
she ha n Jed It orer to Undo Tn:n. iinunl
ns the could be. and salt!. 'There's my
hoard." Uticlo Tom pot as red a eran
berry sauce, which Or.mdma says well
barn slathers of on Thanksgiving, and he
said, "Nonsense, child: I can't take this.1
Then sho said, "You muit. or I'll go
nwny. You say I can't teach unless I
lit here, and I say I won't lire hero tin-
ln 1 ran pay board. So what can we
I said they ffiljtht put ou the glotrs
but Hob said, "Let's hauz nut n sign,
Hoarder Wanted.' Here's Ham's father
sending lioard money for him. and Mar,t
paying out her salary to poor, dear up.i
I feel that my allowance should be In
creased so that I could pay board. t
Then there'd be no deadheads In this d
slrable family establishment breakfast
furnished If desired."
"You mustu't talk so, Hubert," saul
Aunt Jane. "Hamilton's father fends n
, check for board because he is an olmtl-
natc person who does pigheaded thine
and calls them Indeiwudence. lie Is trulj
' the most oWurnte Aunt Jane said a
lot more thluss that papa was, but II
takes such n Kit of fuss to find out hon
to spt-II them In tlio dictionary, I will let
It co at that. Aunt Jauc said .Mary wua
not obdurate ami should not be slllr
about board, but be a vucit and save her
salary to buy shirt waists with.
Cousin Hob said he liateil not to ncree
wiiu m near mamma, but to knew that
-tury was evcrytwnj: Aunt Jane said
Tpa was, and more besides, for sho wa
the most oWurate and other Ions words
elrl ho ever knew, and he could prorc it
rlsht thero In meetine by asUns her a
question ami letting us liear how cruel
she would say "No" and think ah was
Mary toM him not to bo a stupid, and
Uncle Tom told us to Co about our busi
ness, if wo had any. and he would take
JIarya school and start n Steel Tm.t
.American Olrl. to teach her the dlf.
., . ii-rence between Indcpehdeuce and Indlf-
i.T . rr' "c"r '""'-1'" M f-'ousln
l0o, nml wo went nnt ,. i. i
if the r, i,.,, ;:. 'ir :."". "". ,eo
ti. el Ti i ""'" "" mi witch eat
: te:HV,.'V.,"b"' " Aunt Jane
-.. v u..e,ess, servo cold, pK-nso,
In their own meat Jelly. Mary said I wn
Mary. nd I asked -her If ,10 ,ra, ,
to let Cousin lloh make her ! Zr
male hi, uwn rnR t,,ulju.t k
any.hinu . and Hob ,d h. ti, r
ln by kWIob his dad something- to kill
InK by kIvIiik his tlad tiuinettilti;; lu
11II tlnio with. said how wag that,
nml lloli wild, "If poor, dear papa
didn't hnvo my Idlcnoaa to talk nbotit
ho would Mxiii bo bored to ili'atli."
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.- , M,u,ii,iia. wm mis fs a
cur oos world and women are the nmst
TtHMtlf !" "" Mnry U,mn 1'.
There Is another boy here who like I'iusj
JVc-ntworth and I wunldn't mind that If
he didn't try to raako her Jlko him. That
make, mo tirci I look h
i.pplo from the cellar bsrrc! aud went to
I'u- and asked ter If she liked apple,
and uho said, "Y.s, pleane." Tto othrr
imi mmmmnn v v jrrvm mm m&v'mrn
- masm J mwA vi-ssmsm .
n o , ' wmtmr ".wprr
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m ti ' a 0 ,
AND THEN CAME THE APPLE
'If you don't whip tint boy, I will!"
Tho mother crieJ: 'thn llttln vnsmn
1 1 an broken ny best brU-a-br.ie,
uu uuo too new p-trior lamp."
boy looked around the corner and ...it "ttum" h"r' ,n' ,on'" "' father suld
VPIm didn't cost anjth'.cr I A,,n . L.V"to th" blubb'rlnu little lad;
tt'S? U '"H '" wr
Tlw nolhfr quickly tiult tho room.
Ann, treintninir, waited at tho doors
maner Trrtn;tn flictMnary," I mm tfintid rn trnrfi it ym in titeximn' of rhe
NtouldbeallrlKhtlf It tlldn't linvoa.iiiinnyjl.MtiT It hurlii with, nhl.h m felw ,
nords In It; a fellow inlnht luuk nil nlnltt' in.isll,. Kim suld Hint It sho heard from
and not come across llm wr.l ic wiih.jou that my elllnir was "ettlntf lit to
shy nbout. So sho showed mo n way it ituovlato with uho would kIvo the whoh
class a plenle on! si nrti'.rp.i's rve jT.tT.vant fn ;.-rrrd me for my !carn! i.ffi't' Jft..-, fcav on jrVr-s frriWe ranis Ths
'tiit.i :.e.'s are .1'..'. t-'o pluiso let her
know lij return mull that 1 nm l.lltle
llrivlit ICjin mi spellliii;, fur llraii.luiu's
douithuuts nro worth the troubU. If you
en. I imp line in. ire i.e.lir.es. but smile
thlnz useful, like a set of bnxlnu- clorev
KlWy doesn't know how to box and when
you try to tench u fellow how to box uud
Kit! red headed boy will 'le',1 i'.ii. what
klii.l of clores I use. He kiinns.
1 suppose, mi autoinobilu would cost mors
tliuii a wt of Kluves, but If It doesu'l
uopo laai yoa iiotlie that my spellhir
la not as nnu,ual as It was. Mary said
taat not to spoil right wa.t wono than not
havltit cltia fisher nulla ami that wn
aluus! as bud ru not loJlln- tto truth. 1
aald hotr ten a f.ilo-.v to ki.oir; ttere
we tv una nyi of spilling that a
fello,t couldn't hl'taja iriiess the rliht
,woy, end t.ho asked uiv what was thu
She hopad, yet fearol, I. or hUkl.und's
t'p.n ths naughty boy would pour.
Tli s.mn.t 6f sliirp, staccnto whacks
tVUI. Icten dlitliittnrw soon ructe,
Acw.inptlikil by piirrlnK shriek
That punctuated nil the blows. (.,
Tho slipper tattoo sountcl like
A fustllado ut war's trim dont.
"Now, will you break thoso things nBnlnT"
"Ouch! N'ow! lio.).iool oh, no, I tton't!"
Tho mother eoul.1 nut stand thoo wulls,
And in J.Jly rusbliu; In the door.
Half el. ok. cl with fronzlcd sobs, sho
"Oh, pleusu don't wh'p him any mora!"
baud lauKhed the father, anl he roared,
"Ion't botlier us; no'vo Just beuun!" I
Alut tho bo yelled, "Oee, m imma, i
"Tills tlckln' Is such bully fun!" ,
Tho slulit tho sabbliitf niother saw
Then .illicitly dried u(i l.lttcr tear:
Her sorrow yltldo.l to aurprlrc,
And nnser superscaea rear,
I'or there, on hailila .n.J Knees was dad.
While, Willi sl.ppr In nu li.iuJ. -The
boy was larruping Ids "u,"
And hollering to bent tho btn-1.
TJIOMAH B. t'UVSTAU
Wna Talking About tho,IUnIt.
Do 8tylo-Sho went down tnlec
Trend (liuttln ln)-Dldn't aha lino
how to swim?
He .SiyleYiwi but she didn't know
unyihln.- alnnit roller sUutlnic.
UMliV had boe.li lu thouuht (or sue.
ject had lioi
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i's, my son," replied tho fnlhur, .,,, " ""opuuiio urralrs, ahoutan't wsi"
ed tosoe thathls losons on that sub-l ,.;w,, .
Llfo of n Baker's Soy,
llto story of ilr. David Hair,
been n listed.
Jieal I'rraciieia' -Muni. I Al.l .
via, tu... ... i..ii.i..., I'eivJn 1IKU
Rial's what I thousrht." sal.i tl.s )-
its wrona to try lo settle dls -es by J'e-"viy, -uoiri you lliluK that we
res.runu to toice, isirt nr- n. n .f.i oj.poriunlty to apply It nowT"
"It l. In.leoJ," jotiirncd the ,'ather. I 'ln bat way, lily boyT'
the .? ns. wn"', r"V "''. .'!:. "lY".'-':'1 clvllla. I wny. lt' urbltralo ths uuestlon of that1
ma .MClli- v.. -..,. ..,Ti. u v,i Biiiivxifj- nut you ai ioiiib to kivo m ttf,
MIHUIII I. Jl. .,. lll.uluJli orl.lls ,I.,m .. a.
ror an much ax . ....urhifiut
. j Lift
roiiiaucs. Ilo left liv.iw at ttulva I car ' '' tu' ',"'t.'! ',',!,,,,, ,
his llvlr.8 n.t a baktra boy. Il bi-Lu hi, "No- m' J105 ' I'liyxlcnl jsrowo:
W work at line A. Jl.. at , fn w i,-""- "'J ,uW,nvV "w"'Ul 1"'":
Jilvweio u..e-.. fc 'j.iini
jr.lni.iu "11,11 caUs.und roilal" n j10'
,rtui:ts at Cu'eiitry, and llnlshed hi.( day!h' '''io boy iitlin icr.psej ;i0 thouiv.
work at ulno 1'. Jl. Ilo uus afterward i 'or A ,u'v. ,"""".'!- "Pparo.illy pundorhic
secretary, cltrlt and collector lu warc. -nun. of eumse
Ihouse, """ niin:' hi tlnally ti
om does net , .. ,.., . ,
Ill HI t IJ '' " ..T ...... ! .Vw '.o-ifc wfl
1-.0I...), -" ' - "" .lu.uMejK way
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Viry Ka'Jjtlity Hoy latter lookinjr him
on and down enrotilly)-t shouia ,ay
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uo'ro all for jwaco
please Efnd mo one. Coualn Uob has
olio, and when I nsltcil Uncle Tom If
lio was colnc to have otio he said no;
lio said the bill for onu was all tho
luxury lie itcaetved for one season,
lloli snld: "Poor, dear papa, ho ought
not tu roinplaln. I'm sure It was less
trouble to pay for this machine than
II la In run II."
No otic will rltlo In tlio machine
wltli Hob except Kccy utul me. Hut
It's rlppltiR sport. Wo, went out on
llm turnpike with lilin tho day after
tlio mail who cnino with the machine
went bnelt lo Die shop, saying that
lloli knew It all. That's the same plko
KKity and I walk out to flrandpa's the
iIiijm nrandma bakes piiinpklii pics.
Wo usually see nbout mm bay war.on
nnd otio cart with n woman taking
I'ttK utul butter to market. That's
nil. The day wo went out with Hob
nml tlio machine there was n procea
slim of horses, mules, tows, sheep,
nml all the bests of field. Tlio worst
tuuii: re met wns a four hi.rs less, lb
tVi ..-ad horses being mules. They didn't
do much at first, only shy off to ths rail
Itneiv each on one foot, aud kick with
the other three, whllo the drlter sslj
tlilUKs jou would never thluk a country
...... nouiu nave time to learn. Hub
slotted up, but the more they saw of lbs
imuhluo the more pectlsh they neie, uud
the man who was drlvlmr tbsui ..n.,l.
"Itirn ou all your lias uud 'leetrlclty, )uu
dern fool,' and set the asouy over with!"
nob, turned ou everything, Including the
horn, which made the machine walls to
Its uwn inuslc. aud theu It really us
ustuiilshlng the thlui-s which happened.
'J'lie mutes turned sguaro about, ud for
i ml, and mint) themselves up with th
hnlucss of the wheel horses.' and horses,
mules, driver, all began to pull, kick aud
bult lu idlffereut' directions. Theu aoiu
urns cniuu up the plku uud some sheep,
nnd a dog cauio dutu a family of pigs
crawled uuder tho fence from the utld,
mid the whole outllt Ueut as slUy as
i.uiwi. ii Was iiao a clnrus. a burs
show and a llvo slock fair alf lu m
tilt- uulmuls all trying to see which could
make the must noise, raise the most dust
uu.l gu lu thu must directions at tho same
lime. Kggy uud 1 screamed with for. but
theiu was inoru fun coming. The farmer
lu front of whoso place we were ghiug-s.
all this free show bus u drove of turkeis,
uud, honestly, uiauima, thoso silly bsusU
cuiue bobblug out ut the yard, uud lo
steud of being frlghteued at thu machliw
cuiue right up tu It, rubberlug as hard a
they could aud until uuu sees a live lur
L.'i uuu doesn't know what rubbering Is
uud crowded aruuuil It us If they were
hut lug the tluiu of their lives. Thai's
what Uggy uud 1 tvero having. Uob was
doing everything to the machine he could
think of, aud saylug dreadful things
ul.uui the muu from the shop who had
gone hack a year too soou; the team
driver. was shouting ut his mules, klcklug,
pushing, pulling, but they weru trying to
gel into the wagon by that time; tli
man with the cous vu saylug over aud
ut ei that he'tl have the law ou Uob; the
sheep dog was huvlug lits rouudlug uv
the silly sheep, the turkeys bad .foruisd
a rlug about thu machine, trylug to give
Uob good udvlce. It looked like, while us.
covered with sweat, oil uud dust, was
plajlug leapfrog uuder, lu, out uud ovsf
Uy this lime quite a uuuiber of farmer
uii.l furiu bauds hud come up aud war
telling Uob many thiugs which dldu't
stem to sootho him, uud u little school at
the cross loads was dismissed so that the
teacher uud scholuis could see the show,'
uud tho children were helping the sheep
dog make rings ubout Cousiu Uob. Just
when some of the pigs got uuder the
mules' feet and Weru squc.lllug fur life,
when the dog was bulling his bead oft
uud the con- man was shunting ll.lugs
(bout the law until he was black lu the
fate, aud things cure sj ttabbergastruul
that Uob snt doyu mi the slt'o of the road
and begin chattering strange wutds lust
Im.ii urmnlnii drove lin.
tit nr etiiy a jnnrp or rvo ansic or etil
I'lrst he got Hub to shut off all the whir
ling things, theu be went orer to the foul
horse team aud tut theiu untangled lu I
mlaute aud going down the pike In
whirl. Tbeu he rhaaed the mau with tat
cows oc his way. cot t farmer to drivt
the pigs to (low, shooed off the turkeys,
tvhlsllsd tLo sharp dog ou his business,
aud pretty soon wo were alone with blm,
"Get lu aud have a ride, Oraudpu," said
"Hon," said Grandpa (he call nob and
me Sou), "I've been a God fearing aud
church going man for many years, and
It's near the time wheu the Lord will call
me to my reward. I don't Intend, aftet
all tho sacrlllces I'vo made, to secure
mansion in the skies to send nil my
chances to tho devil by getting Into tucb
a cunswltzled cnulruptlon as that. Qsd
dap!" he said to thu old mare he drives.
Tho story is going around', so uobodj
will ride with Cousin Bob extent PVr.
aud your loving ham
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