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ASTOISIIIX 04510 Im 1 G MACON MO MOSave JtlOi 5108aes
i Save an the Towni Carnival From DUitter DUitterby
by Supplying Klrclrlo I t rlo Mcht In n Enter EnterItrney EnlrrIlnoColtrlhltll Eperc
c Itrney IlnoColtrlhltll encCopstritIItrI Contributes a Water atrr Supply Supplynil SupplyalI
alI nil Hires Ilrt a Hlooo 110 Special Train TrainMxroN Tin Tinf TrlnJ
J f MxroN Mo fo June 3 sAlter After tho colored
I ftreet teet tte lichH And various rarou rlouA Illuminating iluminatng dc dcvices deIe 10 10VICeM
vices Ie had IIh been en Installed JnstalEr last week wtk for th thcarnival the thetarnhal theI
I carnival tarnhal the big Corliss CorliR engine at tlie elec electrio elect
t I I trio trc light lght power pwer house h0180 with wih a porvcrslt porvcrsltcharacteristic l iervonIycharacteristic > rverlt rverltcharaclerltc
characteristic characlerltc of tho Missouri UFIUr mule mult blew bleiout blewout blewout
out It 1t4 cylinder cylndlr head and tnd Hmashed mlhEd sonv sonvscore 80meAcro eomer
r score Acro of Important parts prtA about tbut It whIch whtolonly whlohonly whIchb
b only an engineer onJlnler could culd name Hundred Hundredof Hundrl Hundredeor
of dollars dolaN had been btpn spoilt lt n preparing prepring fo fotho for forthe
tho Illuminations lumlntlonK which were wer to be 1 > th thmain the themain themain
> 1 main featurn of the carnival cRrlml and the people poopliwere pple pplewtre
1 were wtre In dismay dismayThe
t 11 The lighting Ightlny plant pllnt is a municipal municipl affair affairand atalr atalrvi affairand
vi I and the city ciy fathers fathlrR fath ers divided dlvldN Into com comrnlttees cm cmmltlM cornjnlttec
> rnlttees mltlM and journeyed jourlYld to manufacturing manufacturingtowns manufaturng manufaturngy
y towns to see 1 what whll could uld IMJ done instantly instantlyto InstlnUy InstlnUyto
to repair replir the damage daralI The earliest Crlot de delivery deI ¬
I 11 livery Iher of new 10W parts prornl ed by a ybody ybodywas ybdy ybdywaR ybodywas
was two weeks weks and the carnival crnlml was l to tolegin tor toLogin
r Login leglnon on Monday MondayAbout fondarAhout
3 About this thi time tlml Col F W V Bees BeER who wan wanlooking Wn waslooking
looking after altr FOIII business bUllnt s Interests IntErlfl In InTexas InTexM inToas
Texas telpgrnphed tllpRrphd the I h Mayor to connect connecttho mnnectthe connectthe
the municipal munlcJal wires wir with the Bless Blls carriage carriagefactory curlagl ctrriagefactory
factory dynamos dnI10 and Ili that thlt ho would keep keepa
4 a night en In n Ineeronduty IneerondutyIt Incr Ineer on dutr dutrIt rluty rlutyIt
It Fohf1 olved to II proliem prbll Carnival Carhal stock stockwent Itolk Itolkwent stockwent
went up nn In I ever vor r body was happy It Itpaved ItFed Ite4
e4 paved Fed the enterprise enlNJrn from frol failure lalur nnd put putthousands plt pltthOIMIHls putthouaiids
thousands thOIMIHls of dollars dolAR In the pockets pocketf of the thetradesmen Ihetradl8rtn thetradesinon
tradesmen tradl8rtn which 1lch el tle lse would never Icer have havefound haefound havefound
found tliei way a there The Th carriage clrrhne faa factory fil faatory ¬ I
tory was behind vitli I ih ith Texas TOXII order how however hoy hovever ¬
ever and to furnish power pOWll for the carnival carnivalit carnlalI carnivalfthad
it I fthad had to lay layoff off 01 tim night shift hlt of 00 men menDuring menDurng mene
e During Durng th drought drou ll of 1001 101 the stream wtrearnwhich Htram Htramwhich streamwhich
which supplies SUppllR the town with water went wentdry wentdry
111 I i dry and the reservoirs rfErol wero exhausted exhaustedIn Exhausted ExhaustedI
It In I tho parks at the tht flees lH Military lltlrr Academy Academywere Academyt Ietdem Ietdemere
t I were ere two mtnenso mmlne nrliclnl nrllcCaIIAkE lakes the only onlywater onl onlater onlyI
I water ater that survived Ilrcd tho drought oruRhl that thlt year yearThe ytar ytarhe yearThe
The he town had heavy hEay contracts conlrcll to supply supplytho lupJly lupJlythe suppiyt
t the railroads rairoad with wih water for improvement improvementwork Irproementole
p VI work ole then going Ioln on In the city el and for fortheir fortheir forL
L tj their locomotives locomotivesSo locomotiesS
So S dry had hArlhlngR thing Ilcoml x como > In the country countrythat countrythai countrythat
that farmers flrlCI had hat their wells wcls padlocked padlockedand
l I and anr were wCre charging chnrllug thirsty thlt travellers traCltrs for fora foriLj
1 iLj a drink rrnle of water watlr At this thll time too Col ColBleess Col ol
Bleess BJttRR voluntary oluntar generosity glncroslt rescued recuNI the thetown thE thetown
town to1 from frol a dilemma dlemlalhat that threatened IhrCalenld com complete cor corplcle cornplete ¬
plete business bURinIM prostration pr08trtlon He He installed installeda llalpd llalpda
I a pumping engine at the lakes lulle and ad run rll pipes pipesto plpf
to connect counec with the lie water witer mains mAlni of the city cityThe clh clhI cityy
y The Te water held out until not 1 II the fall fal rains rllnlAm rllnlAmA came enmeA camei
i A few years Inrl ago the Colonel ColonEl tnught I uKht a amall aImRI airnall
I mall ImRI private prlll school fchool here Ilre and 111 wn1 in ex extremely fX fXtremely oxtremely ¬
tremely niodeft 10de t circumstances clrcul lance8 He knew knewthat klPw klPwthat knewthat
that ono day a great Gurtian Oerwal estate ptatt would wouldbeliln wouldbe wouldbeliishut
beliln be beliishut hi but didnt say much muehabout about It Prob Probably Prohabl Probr ¬
r ably abl not more than a dozen jienplp here hereknew hprpknew hereIcoew
knew of his great grat exj EXIctlt expectations > ectattbns lon and even eventhose Eel EelI evozij
I j those who had heard of them thtm supposed supposedthem Bupposedthem supposedthem
them near nea kin kil to the many newspaper newspaperstories lesppr lespprstories newspaperBtorie
stories of fabulous fabulou Fatherland Fatherand fortunes fortunesawaiting I011ule I011uleawaiting fortunesi
i awaiting American cit ct citizens Iens 17IIS which eorne eornehow fome fomehOv soniiehow
hOv how failed faied to got et across aerO 8 the ocean oceanBut oean oeanI oceant
I But Col Col Bleess Bess fortune fort uno got ot here lef His Hisfather 11 illsTh
Th I father had extensive IxtplB ve Interests Ilterells in coal cal and andIron lud ludiron andiron
Iron mines mie Some of these thee properties propertieswere proprlt
l were ere In l litigation ltgatlol and Ind for a while whlo there was wasdoubt W8 wasdoubt
doubt as a to the result But the tho father fatherfinally latherfaly fatheri
i finally faly won out and ad had more mor money mOley than thanhe thanbe thanI
I I be knew kew what hat to do with Then lie passed passedto 1fdto
i 1 to his fathers rathe andCoI and Col Bless crossed cro the theocean theocan
Id ocean ocan to wind up lp tho estate e tRte In the old oldcountry oldt ld ldcut
t J country cut cotmtr 1 When ho returned retumecln In a few fel months monthshe
i I Z he was wal as a quiet and ald unostentatious unoet nUtlolA AS I he hubad hebad heI
I bad always been He HI abandoned a ndoned his little littleschool ltle ltle8chool littlesqr
sqr school and ad lived lved quietly for a year ytar or two twoPeople twoPeople twoPeople
People began thinking that the tie story of ofthe 01the oft
t the German Oer estate was WI overrated overratedBut overratpc
1j But after recovering reoerlng his health hEalth which whichhad whichhad whIchI
t I J had been ben impaired by overwork overork in the theschool thehol theft
ft school hol and his more recent recnt toil tol over OVfr the theintricacies tht thei
i I intricacies Intrccle of the family lamly possessions pfeslons he hebegan hebgan hebegan
began bgan building buldinl a residence reldEnc here It turned tuniedout tumedout turnedcut
out to be the handsomest handome8t In the city cityAcross ciy ciylcrO
1 Across lcrO the street Btreet from that he built bui a stable stablethat stablethat stabhethat
that Is I larger lar cr and finer fner than tha any ay In town townHe tOWl townBe
He next acquired several prRI hundred acres acresof acr acresof
of rolling rolng prairie land south of the city citylimits cl citylimits
limits lmis and ad at a cost r t of 500001 50000 put up upa upaI a amilitary amliary
I military mliary academy and ald tributary trhutar buildings buildingswhich IJldilgl IJldilglwhich bulmlliigsr
r 1 which for magnificence maRnlcence surpass 8urpal mirthing mirthingIn un thlll
t 1 In I j the Wen WenThat Wt WestI t tThat
I That was Wl an eve opener orner and the thl people peoplebegan pople poplebegan peopleit
it 4 began to tall tal about abnt the Colonel and his hiswealth hisweAHh hisi
i wealth The country Innll school hool teacher teachpr had hadalmost hadImost hadt
t almost Imost at u bound I > un become a I citizen < tlYtn of ofImportance 01Impranc ofit
it Importance Impranc Tho Bepublicans R pnblcan8 of the First Firstdistrict FlrMtdistrct First4j
4j district distrct nominated him for Congress CongrtR Coigresthe with withthe withthe
the possible pAlhle hon ho hope of determining dfnnlnilg jn ju4 1 t how howmany howmonv howt I
t many monv ducats duct the th barrel contained cllaineli But Butthe Butthe Butt I
t the Colon lon el wasnt bunting huntln glory IO and be besidestho b beI I
I sidestho Ide tho district Ix I nearly 1001 0110 to the good goodfor goodlor goodi
i l for the Democrats DemocratsCol Democrat
Col CI Blees Alfe next le t built Illt a carriage carlae factorythat factory fartorythat factorythat
that cover Mfr a block and an Is three thr stories storieshigh Itorlp Itorlpi stories1i
1i i high hlrh The Th world was wa Qrurd = eoured to find fnd ex expert EX EXj exti ¬
ti J j pert prt foremen for mtn for the th various VlrOIK departments departmentsand cEpartmlntH cEpartmlntHand
and there has nut been > n a day since Blo this thisestablishment thl thlpstllshment thisestablishment
establishment pstllshment wa WE teas started tar1 five fh years ypar ago agothat agoj agoti
ti M j that a good mechanic mlchmlC could < lid not get Iet n job jobat ob obI
3 I L at topnotch topnot h figures rKUNR The output outlut goes goesprincipally Roe Roef
4 t principally prnclpal to tlio th West Weil and South SouthA SOlt SOltshear SouthA
f A shear factory Ilclor and fnd a newspaper nelpapr were werethe werethe weret
t the next nfxt enterprises enlerrl put on their feet by bytho byI bythe
I tho upending upendh11 of tine the Colonels barrel harrl Th Thpeople The TheJople
4 people Jople began hpan to inquire Inqulr a 18 as to the extent extentof extentof
I of the legacy lepac They hey could cuM understand understandthe undtrtand undtrtandt
the dimensions of a fortune that enabled enabledan fnlble
it t 1 an a heir to build buid an academy Icdpmy a factory fator or ortwo ortwo orr
r two and put up lp a beautiful autlful home but when whena whtn whtna
g a layman begins 1 11 to Invest in newspaper newspaperproperty new spaper papr paprprpor
I property prpor even e on the mont indifferent Indllernt becomes becomesinterested hcme hcmeInter becomesi
I i n interested last Inter t and wonders wOldEr how long 101p I cog he will willlast wi
1 t last If anybody anyhd knows kno1 how hol many mln dollar Iolar the theColonel theClonl theColonel
Colonel Clonl possesses pO he hasnt hl nt told told It A friend friendonca friendonce friendonce
once put the question tlUe8ton to t the Colonel him himsfllf himMlf himI
I self The two were wer In the ofUca ofee of the thecarriage thecarrlago thecarriage
carriage factory factoryDo faclor
i t Do you really rpaly want walt to know asked askedthe Iked Ikedthe askedthe
the Colonel ColonelWhy Colonelh ColonelWhy
Why h yes ypl said sid the Inquirer Inqlirr I would wouldbe wouldb wouldbe
be b delighted delghtr with wih the t he information informationCol Informaton InformatonCt
Col Ct Dice Dee began pulling pulnK out books bok8 and nndledgers andlegtrs andledgers
ledgers legtrs and making a memorandum mtmorandum He Heworked Heworked BeI
I worked on and his friend bgan to get getreBtles3 getrI8tle1 getrestless
restless reBtles3Soo rI8tle1 rI8tle1I
3 Soo I ee here her Colonel lonel he hE said I dont dontwant dontwant
1 want ant to put you 01 to t a whole lot of trouble troubleHow truble trubleHol troublee
e C How Hol long Is II it I going to take to do that thatOh thatOh
4 Oh I think I can cn give Ivo you OU an approxi approximate apprxl apprxlmat approxiji ¬
ji mate mat estimate elmale in about Ibout half hal aday but of ofcourse 01CUI ofi
i CUI course it will wi have to t bo b based bael on yeatar yeatardays yelter yelterdays yetstcrf
f days values In stock I dont like lke to toguess togUlN toi
i gUlN guess at such things thing The bubject was wasdropped wa
j dropped droppedSome droppd droppdSme droppedI
I Some Sme St Louis friends friendsa a party prty of seven sevonhad 8on 8onhad sevens
s had been ben invited Invitd to enjoy a Thanksgiving Thanksgivingdinner ThankAglvlngdinner
l dinner with wih the Colonels family laml Ono Onohundred Onl Oneii
ii I hundred hundrd and ad seventytwo lentytwo miles mies of Missouri Missourihills Milrl Milrlhis Missourif
f I hills his and prairies praires lay between lltwen Col Cl Bless Biceswent Blcl BlessI
I went to tho manager Inaper of ono on of tho trunk trunklines trnk trnklnes trunkI
I lines lnes connecting cnnlln the two places said that thathe thAthe thathe
he had ha a few friends Irend who would take tke Thanks Thanksgiving Thanbglng Thanksk
giving glng dinner with him and that thot he wanted wantedthem wRn wRnthem
k I r them transported tmn prted on a train trin that would wouldmake wouldmkt wonidI
I make mkt a record recordAll lrr recordAll
All Al right said the manager managor well wellgive wl wellr
r give gl you a locomotive baggage bggag car c and andparlor ad adprlor
11 parlor prlor car for WOO WOOIt 13 oo ooIt
It I must make the nm na in quicker time timethan Umetha
I than tha any ony train trin ever made it I before blor said saidtlio sid sidU saidtheColonel
U theColonel tlio Colonel ColonelOhl L I
Ohl I
Can C you do ItJ It it The Te other othr road r will willDo willDo l
Do D you know kow what wht that tht means mea Colonel Colonelasked Clone1 Colonelasked
asked ae the manager mangr Well Wel have hve to t lay layout layout y yout
out some sme of the th most Important Iprnt passenger passengertrains plr plrtrains passeiigertrains
trains on the line lno stop a tr trak trick ck repairing repairinggang rpalHng rpalHnggngaIye repaiFinggangabqye
gang gangabqye aboye St Charles Carl for a day dy and keep keepall kep kepal keepal
all al gngaIye the thtmln trains off or the main min line lne at the divi division div divsion dlviMon ¬
that will cost costa
sion for half an hour Why wl cst csta
a thousand thoUand dollars dollarsI dolars dolarsI
I didnt ask you about abut the cost cst of oll ollMid it itsaid itsaid
said Col Blocs mes I asked aked you oould you do doit doit
Oh yes well wel do It ItThey ItThey itThey
They did dldj the train reached rached Macon Macn just jusitwo justtwo Justtwo
two mlnutos ahead of the time tme necossarj necossarjto necBsary necBsaryt
to t break brak all al records rcr between btwoen the two points pointsThe pint pointsThe
The largest larget engine and the tht best englnomeu englnomeuon
on the road rad were wer employed employedEvery ImployedEery employedEvery
Every station taton along the line ln was wa crowded crowdedwith crwded crwdedwih crowdedwith
with wih spectators 8ctat to nee M the Blees special specialfly spial spialf specialfly
fly f through thrugh It I was wa a fine fne advertisement advertisementMaybe adverhement adverhementMavbe advertisementMaybe
Maybe the Colonel lonel had ha a little Itte thought thoughtof
of this thll In making Iklng his contract tlntmct For their theliparts theirpr theirparts
parts in the enterprise fnterprs each member membr ol olthe 01tht ofthe
the tht pr crew crw received a tiny tny gold souvenir souvenirBecause 8uvonlr 8uvonlrBcauf souvenirBecause
Because Bcauf of this Incident some lomo said that jthatCol thatCol hat hatCol
Col Blocs had no Idea of tho value of ofmonoy 01mony ofmonoy
monoy mony DEs They said 6ld an outlay outl y of 300 3 would wouldhave wouldhave I Ihao
have carried his friends frendl Into Macon Macn just justas Justas I
as 1 well wel as 11000 10 1000 and that he would have haveIwen hRebon havebeen I IIn
been bon 700 70 700to to the thegood good Iood But 111 that 700 70 brought broughtIn
In more mor orders ordcr for carriages cariages and nd interested interesteda InterEsted InterEsteda
a gloater RIatr number numbr of people oplAln In the Bless BloesMilitary Blol BlessMilitary
Military Miitary Academy Academ than three th times tir that thatamount thatamount thatamount
amount would have done In advertising advertisingIn advlrtslng advlrtslngIn
In the trade journals jourals and magazines magazinesLast maga in R RLst
Last year ear Col Col flees nle was enrolled tnroltd as a nmember amembr amember
member membr of the bar Ho fo Is also al a 0 master masterwith mafler maflerwih masterwith
with wih the broadsword broAword and a dead shot shotwith shotwih shotwith
with wih a pistol pl tol Ho Io IS is l a baseball hasbal crank and andhas andhas andhas
has built hul up a winning wlnnln nine nle out of his hi acad academy Academy acedenny ¬
emy students studentsHIS studentsIlls
Frank rank ConfessIons COlrr lln of an n Apsler Alller to Whom WhomAll WhomAll 10m 10mAl
All Al Fish Fsh Are 1 famt famtCHtnrOF Game GameCAIrinifloF me meCAMnninoF
CAMnninoF CHtnrOF SPRINOS Rlnl nS Pa June ft I Iam Iam
am frank to admit and rather glory In it itsaid ItIld itsaid
said Ild the tht th Huntl Ihmt Philosopher PhloMopher that tlat I am amwhat amwhat amwhat
what somebody 6leldy who ho seemed soeml to know knol has hashappily hashappl hashappily
happily happl called caled an angler algllr of cheerful adapt adaptability adaptAbilty adaptability ¬
ability abilityThus Abilty abilityThus
Thus If il I go out Olt after pike or jack sal salmon MImon eelman ¬
mon or black bass b or or trout trutnnd and como cme In Insuccessful Intu insuccessful
tu successful gful contact with ylh neither nllther pike nor norjack norjack norjaik
jack salmon n6rbaiw n r rhass bnt nor trout trut i disappoint disappointment dllJplnt dllJplntmAnt ¬
mont does doe not sit I on my soul nor discontent discontentsour dllcontent dllcontentfour
sour four my temper Smilingly Slllnll and unruf unruffled unrufIlod unruffled ¬
fled I turn then perhaps prhlp to the luring luringof lurll
of the tIi striking strlkln fish tsh of the tll broad brow browand browand browand
and generous glnerou mouth the thf bullhead bullheadIf bulhead bulheadI
If I this thl Ix3whislered hewhiflcered and bottomed bhor1 deul deulxen deulfn detti1en
xen fn of muddy Inudc bottoms hOloml stands aloof and andrefuses andrefueJ andrefuses
refuses refueJ to be b tempted by b rny ball bai with withlingering wih wihInglrlng withlingering
cheerfulness I tackle tackleto
lingering Inglrlng chtNfullEA can adapt my
to the build buid nd habit of the silverscaled silverscaledbut flrrall
hut prickly prckly snouted chub and straightway straightwaygo strightwaygo
go seek II him himIf himI hititIf
If I fate or Ir the weather or dearth dearh of ofrhubs ofhlhl ofchubs
chubs hlhl foils rol my intent to persuade peiade any anymember nnytllhel anytnemier
member tllhel of this imrtlcular piscatorial Jllcltorial i > lscatorial family familythat famiy famiythai familythat
that it I Is much better hle to Ho 10 snug and cosey coseyIn CIY CIYIn cnseyIn
In a nice nic warm oreel rel than It is il to be rooting rootingaround rtng rtngaround rootingaround
around cold < and wet among arol cheerless cheerlessstones chorlesK chorlesKItonPR cheerlessstones
ItonPR stones at the bottom of a swirling Rwlrlng eddy eddyI ecy ecyI
I waste watf no time tlmt lamenting lamlnlll hut mayhap mayhapseek mahApk mayhapseek
seek k the tll rocky IcllY borders brders of the stream trEam where wherethe wherethe wheretue
the pugnacious plgnacous sutiflwh sUlflh frisks friql1 and ald darts dartsIlls dartshis dartslila
Ills pumpkin seed seld form in and out of shaded shadedlilding fhade shadedhiding
hiding places plaeR and try my In wiles wleH and ad worms wormsan wormson orm ormon
on him himShould himRhould himShould
Should even the mottled sunfish lunfsh prove proveunkind proveunkind proveunkind
unkind I am a brother in II cheerful cheerul adapta adaptability adaptablt adaptabiiity ¬
bility blt still tll and will wi wait al content cntent until unti the thexun theun thesun
sun un drops behind bhind the hills his and night nl ht suc succeeds succoeds UC UCceds ¬
coeds ceds him Then you OUIIY may see me hieing to tothe tothe tothe
the bosom hKom of 018me some placid placd pond pnd or quiet eddy eddywhere ody odywhere eddywhere
where the stars staN are mirrored and ant thehush thehushof thehh thehhof
of a summer evening evenlng hovers hO and the whip whlppoorwill whippri whippooiwlhI
poorwill crones cronlS its Is love 10 song 8n Along tiong the thesedgy theigy thesedgy
sedgy igy pri borders brdeT and the wind cornea omes down downfrom d01n d01nfrom downfronni
from the hills his And plays gently here and andthere ao aother andthere
there ther on tho waters walerl stargemmed ftarKemmed surface surfacebob surfao surfacewhat
what tlnA tune I fi sit In my hrrwed borrowed hat boat ana anabob and
bob and bob bb and bob for eels eelsShould els elsShould eels8hould
Should the thf night turn tur him out to be one of ofthose 01thos ofthose
those thos occasional ocAllonol nights nlghll that are not good goodfor god godfor goodfor
for eels el even then cheerfulness cherulne not only onlydoes onl onldoe onlydoes
does not desert detrt me ml but rather prompts promptsme
me to still tl tilI further effort flor in I my beloved belovedart bloed bloedart belovedart
art and Ili proven my m mv adaptability adaptabilityTims adnptablty adnptabltyThu1
Tims Thu1 prompted prmplea it is il safe Ile to Hay that I Iwill Iwi Iwill
will wi quietly seek sk the home of tho rustic rusticurchin rusticurchin rusticurchin
urchin who ban ha been bn fishintf IMhlnr flshin all al day daI daIhaving dayIhaving I Ihaving
having perhaps kept meanwhile meanwhiE a kindly kindlyand klidly klidlyand kindlyand
and approving eye ef on him hlmlnd himand and without withoutcomplaint withoutcmplint withoutcomplaint
complaint cmplint or protest prlp t In my heart or mind mindbuy mindbuy mindbuy
buy his hI fish ffh fetch fltch them in and ad relate rlate how howS ho hodefly howdeftly
defly deftly S ald and with lh what jo joy I and 1 eal ease I yanked yankedthem ankEd ankEdthtm I I Ithem
thtm them from lrm their haunts hauntf deep dep in the pools poolsand polH polHand poolsand
and among the dancing dacng ripples rpplej ripplesjust just l the thesame theHme thesame
Hme same as l any common everyday elErday fisher fisherman l fhhorrnan hfr hfrma ¬
man manAnd ma And nd that reminds remln me meOnco meOnco meOnce
Onco on an opening opning day of the trout troutseason troutSEln troutseason
SEln season I sought fught the waters of a favorite favoritestream faorlleitream favoritestream
stream itream to tempt the firstlings 1lIIng of the thf brook brookOthers brok brokOlher brookOthers
Others Olher were on the stream with the same sameglad sme smeglad santoglad
glad purpose purposecalculating purposeDuring
During purJos the the early prt part of the day I had hadsport
sport edlrJlnl edtfiin to me and cmplmntarv complimentary complimentaryto
to sprt mo lilt 1111 shill I had such SUCC success that n not notcalculating t tcalculatng
calculating calculatng then upon the sometime Imethne fickle fickleness fklo fickleness ¬
ness nt of trout and upn believing helevlng the same Hre de delightful delghtul dolighitful ¬
lightful lghtul success SUCe would he 1 > mine all al day I Irepulsed Irepulsed Irepulsed
repulsed with lth scorn sr an uncouth uncuth but expert expertnistlo expertnslo expertrustio
nistlo nslo who approached me with a nice nicecreel nicecrlel nicecreel
crlel creel of big ones onl and cast ca t out unmistakable unmistakablehints unmistakablehints unmistakablehints
hints of a desire dPlre on his hil part to t barter them themaway themaway themaway
away for spot Apt cash The prt rustic rltc departed departedSoon departe departedSoon
Soon Sn afterward aferward the trout ceased cosed all allcontemplation al allcontemplation
contemplation cntemplaton of my mv flies firj nor would wOlld they theyand thevevon theyeven
even cnsider consider the possihihtics 01 the re reand red redand
and wriggling lgglng worm orm P81hlll to which I had hadcheerfully hadchterluly hadcheerfully
chterluly cheerfully adapted adapte myself mYBI This turn In Inmy Inmy Inmy
my luck continued cntnue until unti It was WI getting gettingtoward geting getingtoward gettingtoward
home toward homeI time tme to t quit the stream strem and go gohome gohomA gohome
I had some sme meritorious merlorlou8 trout in my myas m mcreel
crel creel but not enough to give me such stan stan staning mr
ing for the do day a 514 I thought my reputation reputational
al as an angler deserved deered Then I regretted regrettedthe regreted regretedthe
the castoff catl rustic rstc and his h fair loot of the thebrook thobrook thebrook
brook him and forthwith set st about abut finding findingI fnding fndinghim findinghim
himI I found him and to my joy learned learnedthat learnedthat learnedthat
that 1m h had ha the trout trut still sti In my his tKisweslon fl88lon fl88lonThe peasionThe tKisweslonThe
The spirit plrt of barter brter was wal otill atl allvo a 10 within withinhim wthin wthinhim withinhim
him but he had taken taken his fish fsh home hol If IfI III IfI
I wanted them though he said he would wouldgo wouldIO wouldgo
go at once onc and fetch them to me I told toldhim toldhim toldhim
IO him to go gOland and I lay layin In wait wat for his hB return tum at ataserludedFpot ata ata
a aserludedFpot aserludedFpotTho sdudeu secluded spot spotTIm
Tho rustic rustc Fpt FptTho appeared apPard in good jood time tme Ho Hohad Hehad lb lbhad
had the trout wrapped wrapPd in a snowy sno snowy napkin napkinI
I handed hAnred him my creeland erEeland stood tood apart aprt to toguard togar toguard
guard against unwelcome unwplrmp surprise lurprlO by any anyother anyothlr anyother
other othlr gar fisherman fsherll who might mljht come cme that way waywhile wa wawhie waywhIle
while whie the rude barterer barterr of his catch ltch trans transferred tranler traitserred ¬
erred ler it I from lrm tho napkin to my creel crrolHe creellie
He made the transfer trnser received rcled his hisprice hl8prc hisprice
price prc and went his hl way while whie I with wth con conscience cn cnitnc conscience ¬
science itnc serene srne and inward Inwar congratulation congratulationon ongrtulaton ongrtulatonon
on my cheerful chCrul adaptability adaptabit as I an a angler anglerreturned anRlel anglerreturned
returned rturnl to the creek ork and fished fshpd and fished fishedagain fsheu fsheuatain fished fishedagain
again atain among my fellows felos I landed lande no more moretrout mor moretrout
trout trut but fortunes 10runeR frown frw then thEn concerned concernedme rnorned rnornedme
me not at all allWhen al allWhen
When after arr a while whiE thin the party rty was all allaboard al allaboard
aboard abard the train trin homeward bound bOlnd and andeach audeach andeach
each fisherman fhermn BM was wal the custom with 1ith us uson Uf uson
on opening day ra began bgan to show Ihow to Us hl com companions Cl cornpenions ¬
panions pnlonl opnnl his catch ctch for the day da and to boast boastof bo boastof lt ltot
of it or to excuse fCU > It as the circumstances crcmtaol circumstancesmight j jmight
might require rqnll I felt fel that I could culd display displaymine dlRplayminI displaymine
mine minI with wih a full lul and proud heart hear for 1 saw sawnone RW RWnone sawnone
none that adorned a basket blket better bter tha thathe thathe thathe
creel creelAn the Iel trout that lay in mine mne I opened < pned my mycreel myIel mycrol
An envious fnvlols angler hastened hatene to t Inspect Inspectwhat 18Jt 18Jtwhat Inspectwhat
what it It contained containedArent cntaine containedArent
Arent Arnt they beauties lautO said Id I handing handingthe
the creel lr1 over to him himwlthoutoven without even glancing glancingat Ilnclng Ilnclngat
at It myself Arent Arnt they beauties beautiesYes bAut beautiesYes
Yes Ye they thlY surely are ar said the envious enviousi emioU enviousangler
i jT i i ishod
an angler ler holding up a big trout from my
bsket basket Ie tbed fished shod this Lh8 brook brok for many manyyears may mayYEa manyycare
years YEa said Id he and I never saw law finer fner ones onesBut onesut
But ut Ill Il be everlastingly everla8tngly whangdoodled whangdoodledsaid whangdodll
said Bld he if I I ever saw any an caught cugh before beforethat blore blorethat beforethat
that were Wf1 already fixed fl for cooking coking
I looked loke The uncouth Inouth rustics rstlc addition additionto addlton addltonto
to 0 my catch ctch lay on top in the creel orl And Andhe Andhe Andhe
he had dressed lay em all al ready rady for the pan panI pl plI
I am 1m cr an angler of cheerful cherul adaptability adaptabilitystill adRjtbltT
still 8t I am frank to admit amit it and ani rather ratherglory ratherRlor ratherglory
glory Rlor in It I am a also al frank lrnk to admit that thatthe that thatthe
the thoughtlessness thoughtOnNI of that uncouth uncuth rustic rusticjust rste rstethat rusticthat
that opening day dtub disturbed my chetrun cheerfulness cheerfulnessJust I
just JUt a bit
t S
HER NAVY IS CASE OF WAR WARAdmiral l3AlfAdmiral f fAdmrl
Admiral Admrl Sir John oln Fisher Fsher Scarcely 8crltI Known KnownOnttlde Jnonn JnonnOutlde linOWflI
I Outside the Senlee SenleerflO enlcee The Greatest GreatestPott frtatet frtatetPt restesthost
host Pt In the Empire Held leld T b the tle Son Sonor ionor on onor
or a SIOBtutoft Stochalet HomanStorlei of ofIlls orJ ofHis
Ills J Iron Will IIs IhlIiii lilt Ability bUly ai a Sailor SailorAsk SailorAsk lor lorAsk
Ask any man In tho British Brltlfh Navy N1y who ho will willbe wi willbe
be Englands Eglands next Nelson Nlllon if I she has hl to en engage 0ngage ¬ I Igago
gage tomorrow tomorow in a war with wih some Ile Conti Continental Cont Continontal ¬ I Inontal
nontal Power ana ho will wi unhesitatingly unhesltntlngly1reply unhllallngl unhllallnglrply unhesitatinglyreply
reply replyWhy rply
Why Jaoky Fishier Fsher of course courseEverybody cOlrRe cOlrReEefbdy cotirseEretybcidy
Everybody Eefbdy in thet British Brlfsh Nnvy known knownFisher kn knowsFishier
Fisher Admiral Admllal Sir John Arbulh Arbulhnot Arbulhnot Arbtithinot
not Fisher K C b and bellove bellovethat beUorl beliovcthat I
that he is the strongest slrongelt and ablest In the theservice theervlc theservice
service ervlc The Te officers ofcer of the foreign loregn navies naviesrespect nlIO nlIOrlpt naviesrespect I
respect rlpt him for his strategical Itratcglcal skill kl and andtechnical andtechnical tHI tHItchnllal
technical tchnllal ability abity In handling handlng a Hoot feot But Butthe Dutthe Butthe
the world ord at large hardly known kni his name nameVery nameVery nanrnVery
Very few f w ofhlsfollow nlKfolow subjects bjPli could Bay Bayoffhand itiiyoffhand y yotand
offhand otand wholsBritains WhO IIBrlallHchltf chief Admiral and andyet endyet
yet he holds hol I the greatest grpate l pout pt In the theBritish theBrli theBritish
British Brli h Empire to t which n I subject can canatiplre CII CIIaplr Cainaspire
aspire aplr His work is more responsible rCpor1lhlo than thanthat thanthat thanthat
that of thoPrlme Minister Mlnl ter because bEeause ho is isthe II IItho isthe
the first frt man ma in Inlhe the fighting lghting fleets ftet whereon whereonas whern I IR
as R the articles of o war wlr nayunder lay say ulrer tinder the tim good goodprovidence goodprovidence d dprovldenco
providence of God the thl wealth peace and nndsafety and81ety andsafety
safety 81ety of the country COUltr doth chiefly ohle y depend dependThe dlpcnd dlpcndTh dependThe
The Th strangest 8trangt81 tjilng t lng about IboUL thi this man yrho yrhobears sliobear 1
bears bal upon upn his hi shoulders Ihonldel the weight weight of ho hoBritish hoBritish o oBrlt
British Brlt h Empire Jmplrt i is that he IK II not nol an n English Englishman rlgl Englishman h hman ¬
man at all al in the strict sense e110 of n the tll word wordHis wordHi wordHis
His Hi father fathlr was M a captain clpllin In the Heverity Heverityeighth SPlt SPltolghth Scv nity nityeighth
eighth Highlanders Ighlanderl who settled Attl1 In InCeylcn InCeylcnRII Ceylon Ceylonand Ceylonanti
and RII his hi B mother was a Slnglmlifie woman WOlan of
his hi gun crew c at drill drl FUher FIlerpuedby FIlerpuedbyand paeeed h hand by byand
and noticed a mistake mistakeThe mistakeLrdstfen mistakeLord
Lord notc stiffen the Dutch hecxclnil he exclaimed exclaimedCantyou
Ctyou Cantyou syour soeyour Illhts eights are IncorcU IncorcUThe incorrect incorrectThe
to at attenton attention
The Dutphmon Dutphma i itent cltd called the crow
tent tenton tention ion saluted Blutl the Admiral and remarked remarkedIn remarkl
In a solemn Blemn aoemn prayerful tone toneLord tone1lrd toneLord
Lord 1lrd stiffen stfRn the EngUslil En gllh I Carry Cor on onthere onthlro onthere
there men menFislier
thlro Fisher usually the sternest stemet of discipli disciplinarians dlsclpUnarlanA discipilnarians ¬
narians laughed UAUlly and ald walked on Ho is isnever I isnever
never happier than when whln he has hlf a new story storyto
to tell hapilier agnlnstVilmwlf agnlnstVilmwlfHtorn
nsthlmllf nsthlmllfHtor
Stern Htor telaga towafd men mEn he is pleasant plEolont to towomen towomen towomen
women He nofer r goes gOfH Into port if he hecan hecan heccii
can help It It without Riving glII a boll 101 on his hisfingBhip hlBfaghlp hisflagship
flagship faghlp halJ He was WA a gloat grtat favorite ftwort with withQueen wih wihQuen withQueen
Queen Quen Victoria and was WIR deeply attached attachedto atachfd atachfdto
to her herWheif herWh herVheif
Wheif Wh the French Frnch Admiral Clervals Oerals visited visitedPortsmouth visitedPortsmouth 181td 181tdPortmouth
withhis with his fleet fleetto fleetFisher
Portsmouth Portmouth some yelr years ago wih feet feetFilher
to do dothe dothe
Filher Fisher was told off bv the Admiralty
the hOlol honors WI to him al The Queen cled called hi hint hintto
to Oshorne Olhoroand and Kflld KflldSir Ild IldHlr naidMir
Sir John JOhl we have sent nt for you voue especially especiallyto pldRly
to ask as Ie you ou to be b very pr nleo nlc to Admiral AdmiralGervals AdmiralOeral AdmiralCiervais
Gervals as he was RO 1 kind Jlnd to us UI when wo wowore wewere
wore recently at Cifno CifnoMadam ClrnlmMldam C1niieMadam
Madam Mldam reonty replied rled Jacky Jack gallantly Ia lant I Iwill IJ Iwill
will J OVPII 01 kiss kl him if your Majesty Majestywishes MaIestywishes lety letywlhtA
wishes wlhtA It ItSir IIHII itSir
HII Sir John Fi FIht1rll Fisher her is honored by h his hil JoltL1 JoltL1luIurorl politieni politienisulurlors > olltlcal olltlcalRUiiuriora
RUiiuriora and the thepermanent thieperiniinent permanent lioadHpf the theAdmiralty theAt theAdmiralty
luIurorl Admiralty At Ilrlv bpontise htclu ho is II the one man In Intlip Intht Inthe
the tht rtritlnh rtlh Nnvy 1a who always lwa holds holdl hl hltoneue hltonle his histongue
tongue tonle In n I career of over Olr forty fort year yearhn yearslie earH earHhI
hn hI has hl never evel spoken or written a worn for forpublication forJulctlon forpublication
publication he spken has never nelpr bwn he11 guilty lt of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Julctlon slightest iiftllscretlon In thrne thfHdRs p days of ofKnrrulous ofIarrulouf ofgarrulous
garrulous Iarrulouf Generals OenerlH and ald argumentative argumentativeAdmirals arlnentatvf arlnentatvfJdmlrls argtirncntativoAdniirais
Admirals Jdmlrls that is a record rtcord worth worh having havinRThl 11wlnl havingThis
This strong Mtmnl silent Hient man lan has a horror horrr of ofnotoriety 01nntoretr ofnotoriety
notoriety This trait In his dmrcter character ma made madeit e eIt
1hl hs
It nntoretr impossible Impoi lhln for him Irnt to act t along nlon amicably amicnnlywith amlcRblywih amicablywith
with wih Lord Lrd Charles BorwfprdwliPti UorrfQrd wInlho the latter latterwasliis later laterwaRll latterwasIiis
wasliis second in Inth the Mediterranean flellrranlan a acouple I Icouple acouple
couple waRll of years YMI fnc ago Lord LrdChrlc Charles IB a 1 fine fineBailor fne fneIllor finesttil
Bailor sttil r but bul Fishier FI hcr regarded him 1dm as I a leaky loakyvessel Ifaky Ifakyl leakyvessel
Illor Igarto he hej heou heought
vessel l Incurably IMurhly fond of talking when whn
ou ought ht to hole hold hl hale 4totigtie 4totigtieAs
A As one on of his hi fellow flow j tonlil officers ofCNI1 has remarked remarkedEnglAnd1 rQarke rertiarkedFngisnds
EnglAnd1 EnllAnc unknown Nelson 1ellon had hl risen r8n by bylint hyllot byhint
llot lint of sheer Mh r brain hrln p pw power wer continuity cont Inuit of
high rank Thus lie has hl a strain Iran of Oriental Orientalblood Orientalblood Orientaiblood
blood in his veins veinsIt elns elnsIt
It BhowH IhOwH very Ien slightly Rlghtv in lin hii face Ilce only onlypersonn onlypnons onlypersons
persons who have h e lived ledin in in the East are areto able ableto alII
to pnons detect It i In countenance cuntenance Admiral AdmiralFisher AdmiralFlshr AdmiralFishier
Fisher shows shoWI the characteristics characttrRtc of a bull bulldug bul bulldog
dug and 1m II has ha that simple bluff Ilul hearty heartymanner heart heartmanner heartyinahtnler
manner which in associated atlcRted with the th typical tvpitalJohn tYllial tYllialJohn typicalJohn
John Bull BullSometimes Hul BullSontetitites
Sometimes 81hn15 his subordinates fubordnale and foreign foreigndiplomatbtH forflg foreignadipioinatlsts
diplomatbtH clplomat Itt with wi b whom whol he has hn to do are aredeceived arcdeceie aredeceived
deceived deceie by this Ihil manner into thinking thinkinghim Ihi thinkinghini nklng nklngIll I
him Ill an innocent ImoCnt guileless ulele sallormnn elorman with withplenty withplenty withplenty
plenty of pluck but no 10 brains hrll They ftio he dln dlncovnr dll dllcovr dfscover
cover too lAte that tllt a touch of Oriental Orientalsubtlety Orental Orientalsubtlety
subtlety Ruhtl i II is crafted rfl on AncloSaxon AngloSon di directness dlrectnt direetness ¬
rectness rectnt And Iron Irn will w and RII that Fisher flh r lies IIOHbeen hl liesbeen I
been bln playing them with wih Asiatic Isiallc craft craftJncky crf craftJacky
Jacky JAck as a he is h always called caled In the thenavy thonay thenavy
navy wo 1 one of Ornat Britains Brtain iiiprK iiiprKsentativpH ioprsentativoss
sentativpH sntatll at The ie Hague la le Peace PeoL Conference ConferenceOne
One who was 1 present present says ay that nobody nobodymade nob nobodymade
made mllf a greater rater Impression ImprAlol than tlll lie upon uponthe upn upnthe uponthe
the assembled aAmble diplomatists clplomAtllta of the great greatPowers grat gratPoer greatPowers
Powers PowersHe Poerlt Powersh
He lt h holds holdt tho opinion that humane war warfaro wlr wlrlaro warfare
faro IN both blh foolish loollh and ald cruel and ho Ie ad advanced Adanced advaneed ¬
vanced that opinion at the tie conference conferencewith cnferonc conferencewith I
with wih consummate cn8lmmntp skill skillWhen skillhen kl
When hen you have to wring wrln a chicken chickenneck chlcklnH chlcklnHnEk chickensneck I
neck nEk he ht said sad all al you think about iffwrlhg lIwrhlg I
Ing In It quickly You ou dont give the thl chicken chickenintervals chickenIl chickenliitersals I
intervals Il teralK for refreshment NlrBhment and Ind recupera recuperation rcuper rectiperation ¬
tion ton It I should hou1 be tho same tme with wih warfare warfrirtFisher warfareFisher 1rfll
Fisher llhtr does not hesitate htlala to say that any anywar an anwar anywar
war he may cO have hAVf to mako will 1 bo hell hell He Hehas Heh8 liehas
has h8 a bitter bltar hatred hAtr of submarine fubmarnl vessels vewelsand vesselsand lIH lIHand
and their crews crlWS and ad frequently Ireuentlv declares declaresthat dolArl1 dolArl1that declaresthat
if catches the latter in lima tmoof of
that I he catchP later me war warhe warhe ar arhe
he will string Itrng them up to the yardarm yardarrneven yardarmeven ararl
even efn ward wardHe wardHe If he h has hl to face fne a courtmartini courlmlrllal after afterward afer aferWRlr afterward ¬
WRlr He showed howe the sternness Rtemn I of his hIl nature natureafter nalurealter natureafter
after the bombardment bmbardment of Alexandria AIIandria In In18M
18M 1 2 AH Captain Ctaln of thc Inflexible Inmlhle he had hadthe hAdthp hadthe
the task of organizing orglnl7Jng a police plel force forc and ad ro ropresslng r ropressing
pressing prSing disorder dllorpr and lolln looting after the thecapture thecapture thecapture I
capture of the city Ho shot tho guilty guiltyon gult gulton
on sight f1 ht and restored retord order ordorin In a few fo hours hoursSome hOIl hoursSonte
Some Hme of Us Intimate hl lmat friandsevrn frlnds friends en officers officersof omcerl I
of his own f Fhlll CtiIJ hln were wer Wffl caught CtRht with looted lootedgoods lootedKod lootedgoods I
goods They begged in vain aln for meroy nieroyHe
Kod Tl Iped lerov lerovHE
severely 1prElv He HE had hae punished punishedAdmiral junLhpd all al of them courtmart curmarlalpd courtmnrttakd Inlcd arid aridseverely ard ard1prElv andseverely I
Admiral Fishers JLhers subordinates ubordlnatef respecthim respect rIpecthim respecthim
him but do not love him He works them themtoo themtoo thorntoo
too hard for that and Ii is s too quick todotect todotecttholr todec to detect detecttheir
their thtlr faults fAUl Ho 10 toils tol from rrm i oclock In Inthe Inthe I
the morning until unt 0 at night and aldtxpltM aldtxpltMofIII auidexpectis auidexpectiseverybody expects expectsovfrylMjdy
everybody ofIII else 1Ie to do the I he same 11nC Men 1len who whohove whohave
hove served under him are apt tp t curse cursawhenever curHOwhnlver cursewhenever II IIhae
whenever whnlver his hi name U L mentioned mentionedFWier Intoned IntonedFIIIJr mentionedFishier
Fishier FIIIJr knows this and takes takM a 1 sardonic sardonicpleasure fLrdonlc fLrdonlcplEasurP sardonicpleasure
pleasure plEasurP in It He is I fond of telling telil the thestory Iheston thestory
story of an old boatswain hoatlwalnho who served aNld under underhim underhlmln underhim
him hlmln in several ships shipsTho thlp shipsThat
Tho boatswain bnt Wlln eventually tntualy retired ret Irl on onpen onpn810n onpension
pn810n pension pen H Ion and Fisher Fther paid pid him nvUlt avi 11 nt his hiscountry ht hiscountry
country cuutr cottage ctaln In Pevonshirn DeoThlro Ho Il not noticed noticedft loot loota lrll lrllI
a I manservant about abolt the plncn plllC who ho seemed seonipdto tP mf
to have nothing nothlnj to do and asked aMkd his hil host hostWhat hotWhat hosthat
What hat el on < in earth do you OU want walt limit hill fur furWell fl forViell
Well Welllr sir sold the Ih boatswain nllwal ho him himto hRto histo
to call lal me every Arr morning at S t oclock and andsay andM
say M Admiral wants waltl to see sp you rOi sir Ir f roll rollover rl rollover
over on the other othfIlice side of the bod I bedand nnd n IJh IJhTrl reply ply
Tell Trl the thl Admiral Admlrl to go to tho devil dPII Then ThenThis Th ThouI 1
I go o to sleep ajall again felng feeling 10 good goodThis ood oodTi
This Ti happens happ1s half a dozen d07t time tm a I day dayand ra raad dayand
and ad I feel rel better ter every ever into tm Ive l 11C1 hseoni hseoniwaiting > on onwaiting
waiting for It for twenty twent years yearsFisher YfRr yearsFisher
Fisher Fiher has B 1 fine fnf fund of wo fa atones torll and nndtells andtEIR andtells
tells tEIR them thlm capitally cpllaly When 11f he 10 commanded commandedtho Iunandld Iunandldthe
the British North orlh American mprlc nnd Vest Indian Indiansquadron Indlnl bndinimsquadron
squadron he hI had a gun captain on the He Henown Hf itsnown
nown who Iho wn WI was n I Dutchman Put ebman hy descent descentA dfnt dfntA
A favorite laorle oath In the British Drt 1 navy navywhen naywhen navywhen
when anything anythlnf ROCH goeswrong wrong Is II Lord Iorr stiffen stiffenthe stiffenthe Ufln Uflnthe
the Dutch Dltchl It jOwrng dates dRtlR bank blk to the dave dnvnwhen dn dnwhn davewhen
when Van ln Tromp hoisted hoiltpd a hrrom to themasthead the t1enthtad themaMhicami
masthead nthtad of his flnetliln 101Ihlo ah n a epn sign In hot he homennt heIIRnt hemeant
meant IIRnt to drive drhf Ito English ERlbhlrom from the sees seesOne seesOne el
One day day the Dutchman was Wil wast eiercifcn enfI
t w 1
purDose pnrt clearslghtednees cenrsl htlnl8 and conspicuous conspicuousability conMplcuonsnblir conspicuousability
ability nblir to that tht ixisition msition o ltol he h now holds holIe The Theson Thl Theson
son on of an obscure ohclr man ho has attained attainedthe attainedtime
the highest hlgh t rnnjc rne ranc in 11 the service HIIe > where wher aristo aristocratic aristocratic ¬
cratic crtle influence InfnenC counts for Hindu HinduAfter mlch mlchAf riiiiclmAfter =
After Af lie retired rtrd from frm the command cmmand of nfEnglands ofEnglald ofEnglaruis
Englands Englald most 101 Important ilporant fleet leel the Medi Mediterranean a1ediIerratiean II ¬
terranean trrlell he became hemp Senior Hflior Naval 1Ral Lord 1rl of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Admiralty AH u such slch he II is i > eonmuinder eonmuinderiuchief tlllnder tlllnderInca corimnummnderuichief
iuchief Inca of tlie ii British BrUh Navy Xa issuing 18sull1 his hiscommands hi hiCOllnalll lmiacomittnamls
commands COllnalll to the Admirals A mlrlH of all al the thl him fleets flwtHIf ftH ftHI fleetsIf
If I war broko out he hI would wOlll probably take takocommand tlko takecomnimiand
command lIIUlHI of the tl Channel Chlnnl1 squadron Hiladrol if tlmo tlmopermitted tmo tmoprmited tintoperamltted I
permitted prmited In Ilalr any cane cte the responsibility responsibilityfor rsplllbll
for planning llialninp and directing direclng the thf campaign campaignwoiid clmplgl campaignwomihi
woiid WOI I rest llt with wih him Ho le is Incessantly Incessantlypreparing IlctAnth IlctAnthIIplrln incessantlyprtparimtg
preparing IIplrln for it i whether the political politicalhorizon pltlcl pltlclIOT7n politicalhorizon
horizon IOT7n looks dark or clear The Von VonMoltkc on onMulkc onMoitko
Moltkc Mulkc of the British BrtBh navy nav his hi ships hlp will willK wii wihiis
II is K found as ready rtnl for war when tho storm stormbrciiks stormiiroaks tormhrak
brciiks hrak n I as the lie Uerman < erman Generals Gllerll soldiers soldierswere Ioldllrs IoldllrsWtre soiiiersero
were Wtre ero In 1870 1870rHo 18iOII 1870hie
rHo = II hie sits SiR In his hl office omo In 11 London and alt knows knowswithout knowIllhllt knowstvmtlmotmt
without Illhllt needing IPding to refer 11 f I to documents documentsor doCUmlntH doCUmlntHor
or cablegrams chllgrnml en exactly exact act I where Whell every every vcr ship of ofhis 01hiM ofhis
his navy la in il today tooar and where wher It will w 1 be II ls to tomorrow tomorroI tomorrow ¬
morrow morroI He Hl knows knof whether the com commander rm coinnanmler ¬
mander mnnltr is a good ofnoerwhether ofOrwhether he drinks drinkswhether drlnkl drinkswhether
whether he hl is a fop whether he is I liked lktd by byhis byhis
his hil crew crewIn In fact fAll everything about him himConfound liimnConfound
Confound him wild an officer o fcr who whosorvod whoserved
served Tod under him In 11 the thl West WIBt est Indies InIEI I IUlieve Ihle IIwlievo
Ulieve hle be could tell tel you the tle exact number numberof nUlpr nUlprof
of cocktails locklnl I drinkoverytlinelgonshoro drinkoverytlinelgonshoroTo itrinkeverytimne Irlnkeerr thne I go a ashore ashoreTo hor
To this thl encyclopaedic ncycopclc knowledge JO IB joined IHjolndtho joinedtlio Joinedthan
than faculty of prompt action acton and at utter utterfearlessness uter uterrarl utterfearlessness
fearlessness rarl nA Ha lt proved pr 1 his hil courage cura over overand oernd overand
and nd over r again Ialn In the Crimean Crmlan War the theChina theChina theChina
China war of JS5960 11596 and the tht bombardment bombardmentof
of Alexandria AlexandriaHis AIxandrlnH
His H will wi is il Iron said flf one of bin hil Medi Mediterranean MOI MOIIrranpA Mediterranean ¬
terranean IrranpA officers ofrr and his hil nerves arc aroHarveyliwd Ar arcHarseylzed
Harveyliwd Hnr yI7d Krupp Krppstel KrppstelReral Kruppsteel KruppsteelSnseral steel steelSeveral
Several yearn lll ago a o ho was at Lisbon with witha wih wihR
a squadron Mqlidron Relations Hellols worn wer strained trlned be between betWIn betwoen ¬
tween tWIn Germany Otm1I and lnd England EnglandJust Enlllnd Englandhtmst
Just Ivforo the English ships Ihlp left lef a aGerman aOerman aGerimian
German fleet fLt of twice twle this tle strengthentered strengthenteredthe trngthenlerd trngthenlerdthe
the harbor with wih th thn idea Irla of impressing ImprAln tho thoPortuguese thoPortuguese
Portuguese Portljup and drew up In 11 double doulle line linooff ln lineitT
off of itT the town Flatter Fiher exchanged txchan d salutes salutesand salutesamid alutl
and then led his hil veHsln I out of the harbor harbornt
nt full tul speed Iper between otwen tho two German Germanlines Oermal aermamilines
lines lnEI with only twenty twent or thirty thlrt yards yardsclear yardsclear arf
clear on 01 either eihpr side uldoIt sideIt ld ldI
ctar It I was a manoeuvre lan U1 that mifjlit have havewrecked baerckld havewrecked
wrecked rckld a dozen d07n ships hlJ and ald only nly a man mn of ofiron 01Iron
iron norvo nlrO could rll1 have carried cAlrlec I it out suc successfullv sucC
cessfullv C fulh But h lie ha hae had < l trained hU hlf squadron squadronwell Rul rn rnwel
well wel Not ot a sIngle vessel vesselswervod E8I swerved crwd a n yard yardfrom yar yardfrom
from Irm the wake wnlf of hi hll lila flagshlti taglhlp Amazed at athis athi atlila
his hi daring rlring the Germans Olrmal cheered cheerd as he hejmssed hA1d lieby
jmssed 1d by b th ° lr ship eliipsKir shipsSir
Sir HII John Fisher Is II on ° of f the hardest hardestworking hardelt hardeltworking hardestworkIng
working men len In 11 King 1 < 11p EdwaHs Fowalls service sorvlceHere MTlc servicehere
Here Htrp Is I an account or one ole of his hil typical typicaldays t typicaldays jlcl
days < 11 at sea l a as mapped out by b hid hi Flag Flag1fltenant
Lieutenant 1fltenant 1fltenantA ZieutenantA
5 A MHls s Writes Wrill hard har until unti 7 7A iA 7A
A M J Then walks wlIIA around arolnr the ship shipS shlJ
S 1 A M JB MBrsmikfasts Breakfasts adAats with wih chief of the theBtrflT thf thesti11
BtrflT ItJrFal Flag Captain Cnptlln Flag Lieutenant LIlltenRnt secre secretary Icr umeerotary ¬
tary arid oe guests Iletf the th lit latter lattr usually Umnlv including includinga Inculnp
a cutipk Clple tt < M midshliinicn 1 Idh I pen to whom the meal mealis mealI
is I an awful a1fll ordeal ordealo
0 A M 10Ic1 MOtYlcn Officn work Including much cor cormspomlenw cr crrpndpnO correspondence
mspomlenw with wih the ho Admiralty Admlral Ambossa Ambossadors Amhl Ambassadove
dove rpndpnO Consuls ConHtJM Governors Irlor of colonies clonlfA and andauthorities andaul andauthorities
authorities aul hOIII of foreign countries munt rltI
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ncEiivres n nesitrosI lII
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2PM 2 P MMor MMore More inoutruvre mrwlrIMtng lasting through throughthe
the afternoon arnnlon
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B to 10 P 1 I IInnlr IInnlro M MMoru I Mom Iol correspondence crlspndnO then thenbed thpnh thenbed
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bedAshore Ashore Ashor Sir John Fisher Fihtr works workl harder hardorIf hnrn
If I that he po possIble ible Ht Ht > has ha no pleasures pleasuresexcept pllMurslxCpt pleasuresexcept
except lxCpt nn 11 oocanlotial ollolal JIlblo dance His Hl entire ntl life lifeIB Ile lifeis
Is devoted ceotd to kepln kEplnp the British nr h Navy Nav In Inperfect Inertct inPerfect
perfect ertct rendln ladhlt renduuiws Fo to fightJin fRhtn enemy clemyn In any anypart anyport anypart I
part port of fI the world at a moments momelt notice notic noticenee
nee Pt aflafla an
There Ther Are Sickly Green Gr Qncs Qn and andPinkUh andPinkhh andPinkh
PinkUh PurpleOnes Pur l On and Gray Keg KegSbaped KegShacd el elShaFcd
Sbaped Ones Oelsd and All Do JStuts JStutsThe DoSttsnts DoSttsntsTime Stunts StuntsThe
The man with wih the bulgy bulg blackglazed blackglazedbag hlaekglze
bag bg rustyBeamed rttyseml black I store ttoreolot clothes clothesstrapencircled clothesstrapencircled e estrapnclrcle
strapencircled blaclf blac sombrero unblocked unblockedtop nbl kl
hands with withblack withblack withblack
top boots boot knobby knobu freckled frtccchands
black nailtipsandsolemn 131tp itchtips ltd amid solemn sandy Bnd visage visagewas vlgt vlgtwa81enlng visagewas
was wa81enlng leaning out of a smoking tmoklng room ronl roohs window windowof windowollhe
of ollhe the Ere Jre station slaton in Jersey JeryCly City watching watchingthedustraUlngandpapcrsoatterlngdidocH watohlngthedutrallngand watchingtheduatratsingand
thedustraUlngandpapcrsoatterlngdidocH thedustraUlngandpapcrsoatterlngdidocHof thedutrallngand theduatratsingand pprettrlngdldoH paperscatteringdidoen paperscatteringdidoenof
of an Incotmcquentnl IncolBqu nfl1 l squall squl from off ol the theHudson theHudson theHudson
I IRgh
Hudson HudsonRight HudsonRight
Right Rgh cunnln1 cunln little little Itle zephyrs zphy haint haintthey halntthey haintthey
they he remarked rnrkej r m rkeci i somewhat t ironically ironicallytothe Ironicly Ironiclyto ironicallytothe
tothe to the manwho ml mine < who was smoking smokin the Inch Inchandohalf Inchanda inchamidahalf
andohalf anda hal clay pipe plpoThe plp pipeThe
The Th wind gus a hull hul lot mussy mU8Y rotuid rotuidhero roud roudhero rowidhere
t hero caslonally colionl was as the reply ofthat ofthatcontentedlooking Olt ofIhatcontenIedhtoking M t tcontentlIGoklng >
contentedlooking contentlIGoklng Individual IndividualWIrd IndividualWind v vWlrid
Wind WIrd said 8ld the man with the Ile btilgyV btilgyVblacktglazed bll biilgrblnokglnzed
blacktglazed blnokgloz bag bg Ac c in a wondering wondorng tone toneas toe toea8 tonaas
as lie le moved away aoyfrom from the wlndowand wlndowandsat wlldowand wlldowand8t
sat 8t alongside 0l the nun m with the IndHandrB IndHandrBhalf In H hlartd a d dhl a ahalf
half hl clay clayplp pipe Wind Kelghtivlemnie Kelghtivlemnieask Nelghtlelitr
ask you youlomethln yhu somethln Up arountfiiaarway arountfiiaarwayyoti wY wYyou
you sure sre dont call cl such carepsin little littlebreezes li htlobreezes tle tlebree7
breezes bree7 as al these yore re such tuch cute cmt cocjdljn cocjdljnlittle co cotdUnlittle y yltteontpfty
little ltteontpfty oatppswB ontspascssay say podner poner you youdont ousu sure suredont
dont call calem ali em wind up thlsnway tllsawa do you youWouldnt jQuWou yQuWouldnt
Wouldnt Wou nt care t tbe be foojin looln round jdown jdownth j l9wnth 9wn 9wnth
th bsyln by In a leaky leak lopsided catamaran catamaranwith ct4rn ct4rnwlh cataxnaranwith
with wlh this t1 kind o osressin crpssln breezed brz bWwJji bWwJjiwas bl bkfIpwas Is
was wal the th noncommittal utQmrltal reply of UI tjve hefnn hefnnwith man manwith n nwith
with the tb clusohaulad clohlul l pipe pipeThe plp pipeThe J I IThe
The man with the lie strapencircled Ilrapen lrcl sonv sonvbrero 8n somnbrero
brero looked loke pained painedStronger palnf painedStianger >
Stronger Strmger ho inquired did youever youeverset yOu ever everumet ver verst
set st foot inKansas inKansasNot inKansaaNot Kan f
Not thout I IW was walkln walk I In my sleep sleepjcalmly sleepcalmly l PI PIcally
calmly cally replied reple the he msn with the Kawedoff Kawedoffsmoke la1e sawedOffsmoke l
smoke amok But they tley tell tel me that shes Rhe1 a afew hull hullfew h l llew
few out there thee theTa won s + en It conies comel t t wind windWind windWind windWind
Wind stranger ftran er Wind hoarsely hoarBl iexI iexICIRI ex exclaimedthe ex1claimed
claimedthe CIRI claimed th thO man with wih the storeclothoe storeclothoethrough store clotho clothes clothesthrough
through througl the messes mebe8 rneihe of the lie two ouncesof ouncesoffine ounc r of offine f ffne
fine fne cutwhlch he proceeded to stuff ItUf Intohls Intohlsleft litohL intohlsleft
left cheek chek as al a preliminary relmlnarv to extended extendedconversation ix extendedconverstion nd d dconerton
conversation conerton Podner theres ttros enough enoughwind l etioughwind gh ghwlnd8to
wind stored In Jes the little to totheway
wlnd8to up I je lte puto putotrieway oto otothewacmer
trieway thewacmer corners of Kansas Kanss to supplythe supplythetyphoon suppthetyphon supl the thetyphoon
typhoon typhon belt of the South Seas Sas fr a million millionyears milon milonyerI millionyears
Lemrne tell that thathappened thRthappned thathappened
years yerI Lmme tel you OU something somehing
happened happned at sixteen Ilxten minutes mlnutl1 past 3 oclock oclockon ocock ocockon
on the aftnoon afnop of ofJuly July July the sixth slxl last year yearright yearright ear earright
right near nar mytowft mytowftTheres my tom tomThers towmTheres
Theres Thers two rival tl railroads rairoads paralleling parallelingeach parnlelnl parallelingea
each ea h other othornnd and r but bout 014 i4 yards yars apart apar run running rn rnnn runusing ¬
using nn through thrugh my town At sixteen sixten minutes minutespast mlnutel mlnutelpat minutespast
past pat 3 oclock on the aftnoon aftnon of July the the6th the8tb the6th
6th last lat year year a freight Irelgh train trin oonsistln cnAlstn of offortyeight 01lortylght offortyeight
fortyeight openwork opn work cars car engine engne and andcaboose an ancboo andcaboose
caboose cboo and all al o the openwork cars carsloaded carRloade carsloaded
loaded loade with wih sheep shlp on 01 their way to Kansas KansasCity KanB KansasCity
City fr frshearln Bhoarln and slaughterin tlaughtern was wason wason wason
on the track trck of the railroad rAiroad to the east of ofmy otmy ofnmy
my town to while whie the engine en 11 was taking on onwater onwater onwater
water The train tran stood Itoo on a level stretch stretcho
0 ground grund bout but half hal a mile mie south o the thetown thetown tImetown
townLng Long Lng comes cmes one o them sicklygreen sicklygreendipperhandled toklygren toklygrendlpprhodle sicklygreendipperhmandled
dipperhandled dlpprhodle clouds and swoops broad broadside broadide broadside ¬
side ide upon that sheeploaded IhepIoae freight lrlght train trainbefore trainbfor trainbefore
before bfor the engineer euglner has time to pull pul open openthe opn opnthe openthe
the throttle thrte and ad get out o tho clouds path pathWind pathWind pathWind
Wind Well Wel what dye spose eps happened happenedThe happenfdTe
The Te wind wnd out o that sicklygreen sicklygreendipperhandled Alcklygrin Alcklygrindipperhandled sicklygreendipperhandled
dipperhandled cloud coud jes ploked up that thattrain thattrain timattrain
train and ad carried carred It 614 yards ars through the thoair thear Ito Itoaimand
air ar aimand and ad deposited dpslted It Oes jes as a elicit slcl as asa a elm elmbranch elmbra elmbranch
branch bra h whistle whsle on the track of the rival rivalrailroad rval rvalralrad dvatrailroad
railroad ralrad over t the westward The Te wheels wheelsof whel
of Die engine cabooseand caboose and all al o Hem IIeMfprtyeight Hemfprtyelght em emortyeight
o cbool
fprtyelght gne eheflfvloaded iheploadt cars ar come cme doini doinion d01 dowmon
on onPe the track tok o the th rival railroad milrad 614 81 yards yardst yrs yrst
t the westward wettwar Joe as alf If theyd thlyd never been beenrunnin bn bnrunnln beenrunnin
runnin on any other track since Blnc the begIn beglnnlhg begInnihg gln glnnlhg
nlhg of rollroadln ralroadln west o the thf Big gMudd gMuddand Muddy Muddyand Muddyand
and whats more the pistons 1st one of the lie engine enginenever enginenever enginenever
never stopped stpped workln while whie the train was washi wasin I
In the air ar so 8 that when it lit lt on the track trackothe trck
othe 0 the rival railroad ralroad the engine enginwent enginewent went right righton rght rghton
on nullln
The train was wa going along all al right rght tow toward towRrd toward ¬
ard Kansas IanM City Ciy ony on the track track o the thewrong thewrn timewrong
wrong wrn railroad rirad when that onnery onnel green greencloud greencloud In Incloud
cloud suddenly suddenl swooped oope again this thll time timefrom tme tmeIrom timefrom
from straight tralghtahOd ahead amid blamed blame If IfIt It Itdidnt itdidnt
didnt push ptRh that train trlin back seventytwo seventytwomiles RVeIYtwo RVeIYtwomles seSflt3twoutiles
miles mles and crow croA the Nebraska Nebraka border borderplte bor borderspite r rpie
spite pie of all al the steam the engineer enpner could couldclnp culd couldchip
chip on to make makE a little ltle headway Again Againtlie aain aainthe againthe
the wind wnd or even t hold his ground groundMade grund grundrldeal groundMade
Made rldeal all sorts rts o trouble truble that thapstunt > stunt of oflie 01the ofthe
the lie meanly lEaI green ren cloud coud did There Ther want wantno
no way wa that the engine and caboose c bo5 and andfortyeight I andfortyeight
fortyeight nhecploaded helpJoldNI cars aN could culd be begot beot begot
got ot back t the thl track trck where her they belonged belongedfrom blonll belonsedfront
from the track trck of the rival rval parallelln parallellnrailroad paraleln paralelnrairad iarallehinrailroad
railroad rairad and the rival rval railroad ralrad was as Jen Jenone jp jasoim
one 010 engine dne caboose cbool and fortyeight fortyeightopenwork fortelghtnppnork fortyeightopenwork
openwork oars 0 t the good olor for the court courtdecided courtloCided ur
decided dpcdl that the wind ind was al a act of Provi Providence Pmvldenc Poovitiemmee ¬
dence couldnt be nohow nohowand nohowand
denc and culdht b helped helpd i iand
and that flndin fndin s keepin kEtpin whero her the thewind thowind tImewind
wind Is concerned oncmed in Kansas KaunasBut Kauf KansasBut
But the rival railroad rairoad that won o olt otit the theengine thefnplot theengIne
fnplot engine and caboose cabse and all al them cars cal had hadto ha hadto
to pay the consignee cllgnl of them thfm them fortyeight fortyeightcarloads 10rl fortyghtcarloads lght lghtcarloads
carloads py of sheep for their woof wool The Thesheep ThefhCp Thesheep
sheep fhCp was wiusdeliveredla delivered delvere In Kansas KanB City CI all al right rightone righthut righthut
hut therowaant 11 ammy morf morowool wol onara on ary last lastone t
one 01 of em than there In on a gourd The Thewind Te Tewind Thewind
wind Joe j kerwhooped ker1hopedlhrugh through thorn thor open openwork openwork ¬
work cars ca and blew Iew the wool wol off 01 of every oJn oJnwork lost lostone lat latono lastnab
one of em as clean OK l If I theyd been ben shaved shavedthree Rhave shavedthree
three thre days under nder ccan the lie pelt plt bv a barber barberTho barborTho barberTIme
Tho green gren oloud that did all al o this thi mean meanness men mennf meanfleas ¬
ness nf was 1 ony bout but fiveeights felght of a mile milewide mie miewide milewide
wide and it never so A much an teclied tehld the thetown thetown thetown
town where I live IIe jes Jf grnzin gra7ln the outskirts outskirtsBut outsklrlBut
But Jest jt Jams t show Ihow you how powerful pwerful the wind windwas windYS windwas
was YS on the outskirts my IY brotherinlaw brotherinlawJeb hotlerlnlaw hotlerlnlawJEb
Job JEb Snoed Rnc was WI cleanln clenln out his hi well wolJebs wolJebswel wellJobs wellJobswell Jebs Jebswell
well wel is a hundred hundrd and sixtythroe sixtythro foot footdeep fot fotdl footdeep
deep dl > p from the surface lurlac t water waterwhen when the theaidge thealdge theaidge
aidge of that green IrEn windcloud windcoud Indclotidbomo 1mo oomo along alongpost alon alongpast
post the well wellbrotherinlaw wel wellTho
pt Tho wind Ind jM sucked Job Sne Sneed my
brotherinlaw brotherIn law out o that well b o Ills Illsthat lls llsthlt tilethat
that thlt was 1 a hundred hundre and al1 sixtythrew Ilxtythrl foot footdee loutderrMme footieepsante
derrMme dee ieepsante > name as If hed been bn a tadpole tarllleln in a atube 0 atube
tube of a suctioncistern fuctonletern and a hired h rt > man manworkln mn mnworldn manworkin
workln the pump handle Job didnt didntmind didntmind didntmind
mind It i none though th ugh for lorl besides bldt pullln pulllnhim puln pulnhim uhhin uhhinhim
him out o the wnll WEl the wind w nd pulled ule all al of oftho 01the ofthe
the old Ild lost 10lt buckets buckte and grapplin gmpplnlrons gmpplnlronsand Irons Ironsnnd ironsand
and muck out o the well WEl and cleaned cleane it out outbcttern outbetern omithottern
bcttern betern Jeb could Culd ha done do no the job br byworkln brworkln brworkin
workln a month monthThere monthTere ntonthThere
There Tere sure was W a right rl ht tolahle breeze breezeclow brez breezeclose
close c101 t the town tow where < I live at sixteen sixteenminutes siten sitenmlnutN sixteenminutes
minutes mlnutN past at 8 oclock oclOk on the aftnoon aftnon of ofJuly 01Jlly ofJuly
tlieflitli the thesixthmlaatyear bth last S SSounds
July Jlly lnt year yearj ear earSund
Sund Sounds j lke like ni i I it t might itit ititgusty la have nen been Ame Amegiy some somegusty
gusty encou enou ragingly ra lngly commented cmm nte the man manfrom manwih nmanwith
giy wih with the the inch andahall < cia clay pl plnut pipe pipeBut
nut went on the man from Kansas Kansasthorn Xa isnsastltom nl
thorn sicklygreen iklyIren dippershaped dlplrsh po clouds cloudsdont cloudsdont cloudsdont
dont do nothln like lke the queer quO stunts stUnt out outour outour outour
our way that thatredon are aredonC don by the pinkypurplish pinkypurplishfunnelshaped pinkypurplishfunnelshaped plnkypurplh plnkypurplhfunnelhap
funnelshaped clouds These Tlfe pinky pinkypurplish pinl pinlplrl pinkypurplish
plrl purplish funnelhap h funnelshaped IUlnelha d clouds I have got a aclrolar aclrolr acircler
clrolar clrolr rotry rtr motion moton when hen they hit the theground theground theground
ground and theyre joe JO as liable lable t take takoyou takeyoti
you 01 there ther and then bring you 01 back ck again againas Rgalna
as a not notFr notFr mtotFr >
Fr instance Inltano at ten tn minutes mlnutp1 past lovon lovonon
on the th morning nlomlnp of August Augult the twentythird twentythirdtwo twentytlh twentytlhtwo plt
two years fr ago 0 comin comnmv mv little Itl sevenyear sevenyearold RenYPr RenYProld
old girl IrJ Mildred MidrMltfa Matilda Militant MUlont was wasRwlngln wasswingla as ass1lngln
Rwlngln s1lngln from lrm a swing Iwlnl hitched hltlhld to the th main mainlimb miin miin1mb mainlimb
limb 1mb of a 0 big apple tree tr on 01 the farm lar of her herAunt hlr hlrAunt herAunt
Aunt Mllnda Mlnda four miles mloR from lrm my m town towndtirin lonwherfdr towmtwheroidred
wherfdr wheroidred MatUda tUda MIUolJ Mililoeitt wnl was visit Iflln Ifllnduin int intdorm
dorm duin the thf school hol vacation vacationShe vacationShe Oton OtonShe
She was swlngln away singiii 8ingll like lke a acat Atat aeat
tat cat bird hlr on a clearln day dl and happy as 8 a aonnppln anappi asnappin
onnppln nappi turtle turle In katydid time t Imer when hen one o othem 0themT otheirs
them pinkypurplish plnkyplrI41lunnel pirikypurplleh1 funnelaftaped clouds cloudsjes loud loudjoe
joe jEI leaned leae downas down u twere twer were on lap that part couts coutsjEI of ofthe ofthe
the lie farm lan where WIII hmem the te lie big apple apPf appie tree tr happened happenedto happnld happnldto
to be b pck pcke pcked d the th apple troe tr roe Includin Includinthe Includinth includinthe
th the swing Rwlnl and Mildred ldri Matilda MWda MllUbent MllUbentup MI nt ntlp
lp up as al It they tby want wont no moren a cottofi ctU tree trcepod tr treepod
pd pod and began gal to hike morl tho tree t and the theuwlng tImeswing
tle tlewing
wing and Mildred Midrd Matilda Jatlda MllHcentlhe MllHcentlhepore IOntthe IOntthepr
pr pore young yu tin u banll bangln on fr Cea dear life 1e
round r uid in Inclre a circle circ2boutthree bout buthr three mlte milesaxd and andhalf ad adhall a ahalf
half hall rud in diameter ditr and ad bout buttobudrd buttobudrdtot two m hundred hundredfoot hundredfoot
foot tot UD In the air ialrThat airThat airThat
That plnkypurpllih pinkypurlsh oloud carried cred the thebig th thbIF
big bl apple tree tr and ad the swing and ad my scream screaminrllftle sereamIn ram ramInlUle
inrllftle In little daughter daughtr round rudln roundin In that circle olr1four olr1fourtmes four fourtimes fourtimes
times InlUle in succession uauocessioaAunt uossionAunt Aunt Mllnda Mlnd from fromher lrm lrmler fromher
her ler tmes kitchen klthen door d6rswth sawthe tree te end ani the thmeawinlf thmeawinlfwith swing swingivltli wln wlnwith
with Mildred Midrd Matilda latlda Mlllloent Miicnt hanging angll angllonovery angin anginonovery
onovery Limo they finished fnl hedo a whirl around aroundafter arund arundth aroundthe
th the thrndahallmlo threeandahalfmIle tmo clrle circle Then Thenllter Thenafter
after llter whlrlln whlrln em around In that big circle circleI clrole10r circlefomir
I four straight strlight times tmp8 I I hope ho I may never neverskin neverAklnanoter neverskin
skin Aklnanoter another anotterIJig Big g Muddy Mudd bullhead lulhead cat c fish fishliad f fishIf h hi
If that pinkypurplish plnkypurplHhlunnelthpd funnelshaped cloud cloudidnt clouditdat
didnt i fetch that tr tree back rl right ht t to the lie fpt fptwher spot spotwhere
wher where It pftedit It up and plat plant It agaIn RHainrIght agaInright
rIght Inthe plcled siktiwhere It ha had been aeon growln growlnlrearal growinfr
lrearal fr yearsall ptwhere that Aunt MlndaI Mlndaa4 IUband IUbandhad husband husbandlied
had to do woHto was IH to pack tho soil 101 round th throots thrt throots
roots again and the ho tree tr went on flourlshln flourlshlnlike fourlbln fourlblnIko flourislilahike
rt agin Rne
like as 6 If the wind had ha never nfver teohed tohed It ItYielded I itYielded
Yielded Yielde nine nlo bushel buhel o russet rt apples applel the thenext thenext thenext
next fall fallAnd fal fallAnd
And Mildred Midred Matilda lftda Mllllcent MIlcnt wasnt wasnthurt WIBnt WIBnthurt wasnthurt
hurt a little ltle bit hitshe aha he1a was a good god deal more morenkcoart mor moreskeeart
nkcoart lkteart than thn anythln else ols One One thing thingbout thing1Iut thingbout
bout 1Iut that ride rde o her though hurt bur me mearid meand meamid
arid her maw miW a 1 lot lotBefore lotBlor lotBefore
Before Blor she sh got picked ploke up and carried carriedround carriedround arrlpdround
round by ehl that pllkyprpl pinkypurplish h funnel funnelshaped lunnelhapd funnelshaped
shaped cloud by Mildred Midr Matilda Matlda Mllllcent Mllllcentliad Mllont Mllonthar Mililcenthart
hart har hapd the cutest curls all al overher o roherhead head that thatyou thatOU thatyou
you OU ever seen s n but when she got back bk her herhair herhair herhair
hair was wa fitralghtern Itralghten a Cherokee Chelke Injun Injunsquaws InjunICuawl Injunsquaws
squaws ICuawl The wind lnd just Iut nachully nachuly blowod blowodall blowtc
all al o the kink out of ont it and ad now her maw mawsquaws mawhas mawhI mawhas
has hI t use UIG the curl crln curlin in Irons Irns on Mildred Mldld Matilda MatildaMillleentn Matida MatidaMllent MatildaMillicents
Millleentn Mllent hair hall when the 01 pore por lIttle Ito thing thlugwants thingwants thingwants
wants t go o to t a party
It sure lure hurt hur maw prty and me a heap the way waytlm WAYthe waytime
the hair hairI wind straightened stmlhtened out that young uns unshair unI unshair
I wouldnt take tk it t heart so B much If J I Iwas Iwal Iwas
was wal you Cap sympathetically 8ympthetcnlvrmrked 8ympthetcnlvrmrkedthol remarked remarkedtho
than thol man with the Inchondahalf h l clay I
But fr Irplumb plumb bullhead bulhead luck con continued cn cntlnu continued ¬
tinued tlnu d the Kansan Kllan the tht drabgray keg kegshaped kej kegstmaped
shaped Ahapd cloud coud that shot down dow our ourway way from fromLawrence fromLwrnc fromLawrence
Lawrence Lwrnc one Sunday in the early part prt o oRoptember 0Roptombr oSeptember
September Roptombr two year ERr ago lost 111 had more moreplumb moreplumb
plumb bullhead bulhelrluck luck In It t the square 8uar a Inch Inchthan Inchtha inchthan
than tha any other drabgray kegshaped kegshapedcloud kegshapd kegshapdcloud kegshapedcloud
cloud I over seen sen before bfol or since sinceAll sinc sinceAll
All Al of us three Ihr hundred hundrd and odd hard hardshell har hardshell ¬
shell fhel Baptists BptstB llvln vln In my town twn was WI at atmeetln atmetln atmeetin
meetln metln that calm peaceful Paclul Sunday mornln mornlnin
in the meetin mltn hous that that we hod ha hmmdaU all helped helpedt helpd helpdt
t t build buid The meetin mtn house hous was WI a frame frameaffair IrameItalr frameaffair
affair Italr like lke most of em em out my way wa and ad it itwas ItW itwas
was W nil ni finished fnih r ceptln optn the thl spire Iplre Iplrepd spireWed plraWed
Wed pd all al kind klnr o drawed out when it itcome Itcme Itcome
come cme t tho expense o puttin put In up the spire pplreand Fplr spireand
and on this thi calm peaceful paclul Sunday momin momintho momlnth
tho th lie parson palon was WI aroastin amastn us bout but our nog
lectfn contribute toward the
t towar puttin puttinup putln putlnup puttinup
up 0 that tht spire spir He sure sur did give glv giv It to us usgood U8gO usgood
good gO bout b t the way wa wed been renlggin renlgginover rnlggln rnlgglnOlr renigginover
over Olr that comin cmln t the front frnt with the price pric o othat 0that othat
spire spireand spireHe
He told UI us that the rac raoe waant In u us usan
and an l that he was as tired tlrd o1 oW8tn o wastln his breath breathaskin brath brathIkfn breathamakin
askin Ikfn us to donate toward twar the flnishln flnishlnof fnlshln
of the th meetin metl house IIOU8 byclappln byclappl the th spire spireonto spireonto
onto for it the corner cmer that was wa all built buit and waltin waltinfor walln wallnfnr wait in infor
> uch beln bln th tl the case cased he wound up the thegrace thegrac thegrace
grace grac han allperoolated alprlato all percolated c4 out o you and andyou andyou
you 0111 all havin har become < me selfindulgent sltIndulgnt world worldlingfI worldtinge ord ordlng
lingfI lng tinge I hereby htrby tender inopeti Inopn In open session Ion my myresignation m mrelgnaton myresignation
resignation relgnaton afMnintater o this thl congregation congregationand cngrgallon cngrgallonand congregat mn mnamid
and theparson the parson mire Hln did look lok ft wmad mad as aa aacat a acat acat
cat in a rain ran Jrn barrel barrl a as he said 8d these thes words wordsHut wordsHut
wors worsnut
Hut the th good d old man hadnt no sooner soonertlniahetl soonertlnlshtod ner nertnl
tlniahetl tnl hl spcakia spaklu before bfor it suddenly sutdelly become becomeas bme bmeAS
as dim and anddarkas dark as I twilight twlilht in II the church churchalthough churchalhough churchalthough
although alhough it Iter Itwere were middiiy ilrduy and then we Heard Heardthe leard leardthe Heardthe
the scruachin sClachln shriekin shrkln noine 1011 that thlt we all allknowed al allkmaowed
knowed knowe too to well wel There want no chance chancefr
fr unto ulo get Rettourowl gettourown tourown oyclone cycionecellars cellars clar and we wehadnt wohadlt wehadnt
hadnt hadlt built buit none longulde Jongilde the church churchsome churh churhsome churchsonme
some of oluHloubtn UK doubtln whether whetherhat that wouldnt wouldntkind woudnt woudntkind wouldntkind
kind o show fho a distrust diltrlt o Iwnefoent henelont Provi Providence li lidenc Provideuce ¬
deuce denc and ad so 8 we jes je nachully nachuly held down downour downour
our pews and waited atl fr the church churh to be bepicked hepicked
picked pWB up and ald carried wherever wherver the good goodLord goadlAr goodLord
Lord lAr meant it I to be 0 carried carriedBut crro cardedBut
But It wannt WR6ltcarrfd carried nowhere The Thewind Thewnd Thewind
wind wnd ony shrieked Hhrieled about half a doxrn doxrntimes Iozf un unthres1andthen a atithes
times thres1andthen and then we weherd heerd a I heavy helplumpln helplumplngrn plumpln plumplnas plumpingrindfn
grindfn n noise 01 oma top 0 the churh church lke like likeas
as grn 6 If bout but a thousand thouslll pin lnterM tern with Ith hob hobnail hobna hobnail ¬
nail shoes wasaworldn was 1 aworldn up On the roof roofThe rof rofThe roofThe
na The sO wind wild died il away aa as Rludden sudden as a it land hodcommenced landcommenced
commenced ommpnc t scream sram and ald the sun un come e me out outIn outI outIn
In I lewsI OI three thm minute later latr it Jthad hadbecome hadbceomneso hadbecomehutttled q me
1 so dim and dark lUadde theuhunh theuhumvh Ve a al all allhu4tled
hutttled hltte dm out o time I he Jtodo ohurch tsee t s wtilchxTrea wtilchxTreatloil wlldl ro rotlol
tlol thou thebloir had hl taken and t tbe t e south southwoo 8 southwestward Ith Ithw
woo w westward t ward we w tesewt ean a big drabgray drabgrkog drabgrkogAhaP keg kogshaped kegshaped
shaped AhaP cliud CI1u 1 n m0ln1ownrUI tmovin ovln townrti the prairie prairieliorlonat prare prarehrlrat prairieberizoniat
hrlrat liorlonat bout < a tenmlleaminute temle imllltecll clip clipwhile clipwhile
while ierheac overhead the sky wax W again Jen Jenas je jesas
as as blue on Indigo IndigoBut Indlto IndltoBut IndigoHut
But the draljgray dralrA kegshat keIhAlec kegshaped > ed cloud cloudwaant tloud tloudwaant cloudwaamtt
waant the ony on tiling thln we seen no We seen sn as asliandsorne ashandsormie
handsome wellflttin weUfltn greenpainted a aspire atplr aspire
spire tplr atop top o that corner crtr of our church churh that thatwas thatWAS thatwas
was built fr a spire as ever you Been since
you ou was lx Ilr born > ni e waant waantno waantno
no no miracle either elhor but jea jel plumb bull bullhead bul bullhead ¬
head h ad luck luckSeems luc luckSeems
Seems Sm t me said Md the th parson lookln looklnhappy loolln loollnhapp looldnhappy
happy all tl ov over r that thatn the spire spir off offthe ot offthe
the Baptist Baptet Church up t Lawrence Lwrnc and andsure andAur andsure
sure Aur enough the parson was WI right rght fr frten Irten frtent
ten or fifteen flten minutes nnuLA pf later the station stationtelegraph ataton atatontellgraph stationtelegraph
telegraph tellgraph operator oprator came cme arunnlng arnning over oversayln oersylh oversayih
that hed wire from Lnw Lnwrence LmtwrenceIawrence
sayln sylh just got a wr lrm Llw Llwrenclw
rence renclw renceIawrence Irfiwrence nc Is II thirtytwo thlrytwo miles mleR north northoast norh norhtat northeast
east tat of our town townMyln sayin that tht a drabgray
kegshaped cloud had hiked hike towanT towar toward the theMjuthwest tie tieiuthwet thesouthwest
southwest iuthwet kegshlp oarryin the ito spire spir of the Baptist BaptistChurch Bapt BaptistChurch t tChurch
Church along crrn with it I and askln akin us I t look lookout lookout lookout
out fr it if IIII It should happen hlppn to pass over overour oerour overour
our town sos 81 the Lawrence Lwenc Baptists ptltM could couldtrace ruld couldtrace I
trace trac It I and know what become bme of it itAnd ItAnd itAnd
And there ther was WI the thE spire spir fitted fte onto on to our ourchurch ourchurh ourdmtircti
church churh that needed needE it bad at a snug as a alll ahucksln abuckekirt
hucksln buckekirt Iove Wel Well lll thl the 1 1the parson sid saId that thatthf thattime
the thf Ix Ir Lord > rd iloel ud excuse eXCU8 us for 10tdL prf doln manual manuallabor maual mauallallr manuallabor
labor lallr on the Lords lrE day in such 1lc a good goodcausa go goodcause
cause caus and he put all al of us u men t work workanailln workana1n workanailln
anailln ana1n Rn that thatprldental timatprovldentlal providential spire tour t our church churchi churh churhand churchand
i and makin It fast fastThe f fastThe t tThl
The Thl Baptist parson from Lawrence Lawrencecome Iwrnce Iwrncecme lAwrencecome
come cme down to our prn town tow the next day da and andmade andmade andntade
made a awful kick t our parson over Us Uskeepin l Idskeepln s skepln
keepin kepln the spire Apir but our parson paron prn told him himthat himthat 1dmtltat
that he wan WI dlnputin llputn the thl dispensations dlKpnMton 0 oDivine 0Divine 0Divine
Divine Providence Prvldllc as 1 manifested manlfeBl1 by the thewinds thewinds thewinds
winds o the heavens We all al chipped In a alittle aUtl alittle
little Utl toward tho missionary ml slonar ohlpp fund o the theLawrence theIarnc theIawrence
Lawrence Iarnc Baptists t sort Br o square uar the thething thething thetiming
thing up some Bre but we virchully vlrchuly got that thatKtiire thattllr thatmanire
Ktiire tllr fur nutliln all al the same me and If Ifi IIthat Ifthat
that drabgray kegshapd keg shtapod clod down waant waantluckier waantluckier
luckier Ir UI us than a rabbit dol dog that springs springsa
1 a i flock fock o oquaii quail quai ev Cr evry ry time tme he chases ohas Sprnlf his lls t tin taU taUIn tallin
in the tall tal grass rlhln then Im mis mlslln missin in my m guess quesslust guesslttst uel
lust fu t then tho outward bound Western Westerntrain Wester Westerntrain
train was wa announced as 1 ready by b the station stationlungman stationlungman
lungman lungmanSo Wl announce ra staton statonlungman
So concluded cncludt the man from Kansas Kansasgrabbing Kanss Kanssjrabblng Kansasgrabbing
grabbing jrabblng hold of hi hulgy blackglazed blackglazedgrip blackgla
grip grJ If you ever feel rel like ke takin a look lok lookat lookata at ata ot otR
a right ght smart Bmar blow blo come cme out our way wayand wayad wayand
and ad well wel seo f if I we cant cnt scare ar up a little littleKnows ltte lttebr7o littlebreeze
br7o breeze je Joe t show you 01 that old Kans Kansas Kansasknows
Imowl Knows how t make good goo wnen when she Ahes s called calledupon cale calledupon
upon and net It to Along SlonglThe Flongl FlonglThe
ufn The man with wih the th inchandahalf Inchandahat clay claypipe elarrlp claypipe
pipe rose ros from lrm his seat seatwltlt at with th a grin rn8rtcha stretched stretchedhale
rlp his liB arms and remarked remarkl to Dago Giuseppe Giuseppetho Guspp
the smoking room bootblack bootblackI botblack botblackI
I aint makln mlkln no fancy cracks crcka bout boutthe but butthl boutthe
the thl winds wnds stunts out where wher that teller fellercomes 1ler 1lercmes tellercomes
comes cmes from frmbus because I dont know nothln
bout but It but they aint no manner o doubt doubtthat doubtthat doubtthat
that theres thlres a lot o hot air comic cmln out o
Kansas Kan8sl
India IndiaA ndlaA
A Bombay correspondent corrspndent writes write that thatmuch tht thtmuch thatmuch
much attention atenton continues contnue8 to be given in inIndia InIndia inIndia
India to frontier Iron ter affairs a II r The Te concentra concentration cncntra cncntraton concentration gven ¬
tion ton of 130000 tSO British Briish and Indian troops troopsin troop
in the Northwest Northwet Province Provinc and ad the push pushIng pushIng pushlog
Ing forward lorard of some Rmo of the military mitar militaryclose post postclose po
close to the Afghan Allhan border bordlr are ar current currenttopics crnt crnttopic currentopium
topics topic of bazaar bazar talk talkTlie alItTIme
TIme 110 cause cU8 of ofthl these movements moemcntl in II said t tbe ro robe tobe <
be the tht reported rprttd unsettled unlted condition eondlton of ofAfghanistan 01Aghailtan ofAfghanistan
Afghanistan Aghailtan and the arrival of Russian Russiantroops Rua iuj iujtroops
troops trJ along alon the northern norther border brcer of that thatcountry thatcuntry thatcountry
country cuntry Importance Importano Is II also Il attached attchl to t a avisit avisit
visit lllt about abut to be b made mdn by Gen Kitchener Kthener a
brother brther of the CommanderlnChlef CommanderInClel to t
Nepal Nepl against agalnlt whose ruler rler on a aliened alege t plot plotWM plotwas > lot lotwas
was recently discovered In India
rnty dlAoerd and ad some someof someof
of the participants ptlcfpat In it arrested arrte at Benares BenaresT Bnaf Ime Imeof
For r 80nV sonte f80 In n or other the British
T Indian authorities authorite have issued Instructions Instructionsscrutiny Brtih
to tlf time rronter frontier ofclall officials that aU Instretona packages
takln taken into Thlbt Thihet are to bo 8ubjet subject pcka to rigid
scrutiny lntll and in no case C U I steel stel or Iron rgd in
A any form fonnto to be bf allowed Rlowe to t cross crON the frontier frontierwas frnter
front India In one caB case k email piece of
shot sheet Iron which ould could not under emal any dr
cUlstanc cumnetances b be cnvertd converted Into weapous aT cl
was confiscated confiscatedIndicate onfs The consequence wepf is thai
cnsquenc f tht
trde trade Is cholel checkei the blel belief bing being that
the melrs of the India Government
Indicate icate coming clg trouble Geolt I
Concern for Their elr Children Cidre Leads Ld Many ManyParents ManyParents an anParet
Parents Paret to Break Drk Old World Tle TiesAu TiesAuWant eAl All AllWant
I Want ant Wider der Opportunity Opprtuite to Work WorkAn WoriAn om omAn
An Inquiry Inqur at t Ellli EI liland lilandAsk 1land JslandAsk
I Ask an official ofcial at Ellis Eli Island why Immi Immigrants Immigrant imrnlgrants ¬
grants are ar pouring puring Into America Amerc and andho andhow ha hawill howill
will w answer answerTo answerTo answerTo
To got work workAnd workAnd ork orkAnd
And not to enjoy liberty Ubrty the visitor visitoractuated vitor vitoraotuate visitoractuated
actuated ask aotuate by preconceived proncived notions noton may mayask mayaBk mayask
No Noj to t get gt work the official ofcial will wi reply repl replAbout
About all al the liberty Iborty they care to t possess possessis p8IS p8ISi
is dollar dollarThe i dolar dolarThe the head he of the goddess godde8 on the American Americandollar Amercn Amercndolar Americandolar
The official ofcal in L both right rght and wrong wrongWhen wronrWhon wrongWhen
When an immigrant arrives arrivel at Ellis Els Island Islandhe Islandhe lnd lndhe
he is questioned questonl as l to t his hi material materal condi condition cndi cnditon condiion ¬
tion ton ion and prospects propct Are you in good goodhealth goodhealth goodhealth
health health Are Are you capable cpable of work no that thatyou thatyou thatyou
you will w not nt become bcme a public publo charge chargeWhat chrge chrgeWhat chargeWhat
What are you going to do when hen you land landThe landTho landThe
The man answers answer I can cn take care cr of ofmyself otmysl1 ofmyself
myself mysl1 and I have come cme here to do it and andBO andfO andso
BO fO the official ofclRI is I right right But he is not re required required required ¬
quired by law to inquire of the mans hopes hopesand hops hopsand hopesand
and BO he Is
A visit IBlt to the various pens pM in the big bigreceiving bigrciving bigreceiving
receiving rciving station staton in company cmpny with a poly polyglot pl plglot polyglot ¬
glot interpreter Interpretr will substantiate 8ubstntate this thinstatement thisfttement thisstatement
statement fttement It will w do more mor It I will wi show showthat 8howthat showthat
that many mny an immigrant talks of work workfirst workfrt workfirst
first frt because becus dimly dlml or fully luly he feels lel that thatwork thatwork thatwork
work and plenty of opportunity opprunity to work workare workare workare
are at the basis of higher living lving and liberty libertyJan lbrty lbrtyJan libertyJan
Jan Jablonski who came cme from lrm Prussian PrussianPoland Pr PrussianPoland lan lanPoland
Poland the other day bound for one of ofthe oftho oftlte
the three Lake Lke cities ctes where Poles ore orenumerous aI aInumerousChicgo arenumerousChicago
numerous numerousChicgo numerousChicago Chicago Buffalo Butalo or Cleveland Clevelandis Clevelandrpresenttle
is representative rpresenttle of this class classWhy clss clssWhy classWhy
Why have you OU come cme over here Jan JanJablonski JanJablon8kl JanJabloniski
Jablonski Jablon8kl asked Ike the Interpreter InterpreterFor Interreter InterreterFor
For work was WI the answer answerAnd anwernd answerAnd
And nd Isnt there ther any work to be done donePoland donePolad donePoland
Poland Polad went on the Interpreter InterpreterYes InterpreterYN
Yes YesThen YN YesThen
Then why have you oome here to work workBecause workBoaus workBecause
Because Boaus there ther is more work to be done donshere donehero donehere
hereHow How Howdoyouknow HowdoyouknowThe do you know knowThe knowTe
The Pole searched searhl through thruh a pocket of ofheay A Aheavy isIteavycoatand
heavy Iteavycoatand Te coat ct and pulled pull pulledoutabundleofeolled pulledoutabundleofeolledand out outa a bundle of soiled soiledand so 1M 1Mand
and much worn wor letters lettel He searched searchedthrough Barche searchedthrough
through thrugh the pile pie for a moment then pulled pulledout pule pulledout
out one oneMy oneMy oneMy
My brother brther he said as a he unfolded unfoldedpaper unlohdthe unfoldedthe
the paper lives Ihe in InChicago Chicago Chicao He wrote roto me methat Ie Iethat acethat
that papr there ther Is much to do here You ou are arenot arenotee arenot
not tied down do to one kind of ollaor labor he said saidYoucan 8ld 8ldYo saidYoucan
notee Youcan Yo domany things and make money moneyat
at all You can get up in the world If you youwant youwantto
want wantto to and you can surely educate your yourchildren yourchildren
children childrenAnd childrenAnd
And you came to do all these things thingsasked thingsasked
asked the Interpreter InterpreterYes
Yes was the reply replyAndWhichdo replyAndivhichdoyoUwaflt
AndWhichdo AndivhichdoyoUwaflt you want to do the most mostTo mostTo
To work hard to take care of my three threesons threeSons
sons and two daughters and educate them themwas themwas
was the answer answerThis answerThis
This desire to make a better home for forthe forthe
the children and to fit them more properly properlyi
i for life has astrong hold on thousands thoueandsofthe of ofEllis
the fathers and mothers who pus through throughEllis
Ellis Island IslandLittle IslandLIttle
Little Freda Fredais is in school the whole rear rearround veerround
round writes a relative or a friend In InAmerica inAmerica
America Americaclass AmericaMy
My Tony stands at the head of hue hueclass
class Is another message sent to totheOld totheOldWorld the Old OldWorld
World home homeAll homeAll
All the children are going to school schooland schooland
and can read and Write and we can make mskeenough makeenough
enough to keep them there is a frequent frequentIn frequentthird
third thirdIn
In such manner is America held up to toOldWorld toOldWorld
OldWorld porentsas the childrens paradise paradiseand paradiseand
and thousand of Immigrant fathers and andmothers antimothers
mothers who tell the blueclad officials officialsthat officialsthat
that they come here to torork prk come in truth truthto
to work for the oltnging broods that they theybring theybring
bring with them themHerein T THerein
Herein may be ToundHhe reason why the thesecond thesecond
second generation In so easily absorbed absorbedin
in the American body politic while the first firstclings 1rstclings
clings tenaciously to OldWorld Old World customs customsfrom customsMy
My wife and I said Antonio Sabrolla Sabrollafrom
from Rome to the interpreter will work workfor workfor
for the children and send them to school schooland echooland
and make them like your children childrenBut childrenBut
But how about yourself and your wife wifewont wifewont
wont you become Americans too ques questioned questioned ¬
tioned the interpreter interpreterBabrolla InterpreterSabrolla
Babrolla shrugged his shoulders shouldersWe
We are oldho old ho answered A bent oil olive olivetree va vatree
tree full grown cannot be made straight straightIt
It is enough for us to work to make our ourchildren ourchildren
children like yours yoursA
A similar answer was given by byan an Austrian Austrianminer Austrianminer
miner bound for the anthracite coal fields fieldsof fieldsof
of Pennsylvania PennsylvaniaMaybe PennsylvaniaMaybe
Maybe my eons when they are through throughschool throughschool
school will become storekeepers like my mybrother mybrother
brother he said and live In a fine house houselike houselike
like Americans but my woman and I arc aroused arcused
used to a hut hutOf hutOf
Of the single men every one answered answeredTo
To work when asked why he came but butpressed butpressed
pressed as were the men of families many manyamplified manyamplified
amplified their brief replies repliesTo repliesTO
To work at many things and to get getup getup
up and be somebody said a northern northernItalian northernItalian
Italian ItalianTo ItalianTo
To work for a home for my sweethear sweethearand sweethearand
and have her here as ray wife Why Whymy Whymy
my brother in Minnesota says this is a fine flnacountry finecountry
country to raise a family In said a Scan Scandinavian Scandinavian ¬
dinavian dinavianTo
To work and do as I damn please so solong solong
long ns I dont break a law was the re rejoinder rojoinder ¬
joinder of a bristling Irishman IrishmanTo
To ta left alone at your work and In Inyour Inyour
your home and not ot have your property propertyand propert propertand
and liberty taken away by the soldiers soldierswas soldierswas
was a Finns answer answerOf I IOf
Of the hundred or more immigrant immigrantwho immigrantswho
who were interviewed so to speak this thisFinn 1 1Finn
Finn was ras the only one who spoke the word wordliberty wordliberty
liberty This is explained by the fact that thatFinland thatFinland
Finland Is being roughly Russianized just justnow justnow
now while in th the < othercountries other countries repre represented reprosonted ¬
sented among the Immigrants questioned questionedno
no drastic measures have been lately In Instituted Inetituted ¬
stituted stitutedEven etitutedEven
Even a half dozen Poles typical repre representatives reprosentatives ¬
sentatives of a liberty loving race failed failedto
to use the word But they showed their thlrlove theirlove
love of country and liberty when the In Interpreter interreter ¬
terpreter jokingly asked Is Poland dad dadyet deadyete
yet yetThe The mens shoulders straightened their theireyed theireyed
eyed blazed blazedPoland biasedPoland
Poland is not deadshe will never diet dlelthey dietthey
they cried criedOne criedOne
One of these men was Jan Jablonski Jablonskiwho Jabloneldwho
who had previously declared that he cams camsto cameto
to America in order to give hs children childrena
a better chance in life lifeAnd lifeAnd
And what is I liberty but untrammeled untrammeledopportunity untrammeledopportunity
opportunity said the Interpreter to his hiscompanion hIscompanion
companion after Jablonskls answer had hadbeen himadbeen
been reiterated by other mouths I my myself myself ¬
self fifteen years ago came through as asthese asthese
these men are doing now nowThen nowThen
Then I said to myself I am coming
here to have a better chance to earn a aliving aliving
living I now know fully what I felt feltvaguely feltvguely
vaguely then thenthat that only in a free land Inmllike landlike
like America can better opportunities b bscoured be beaecured
scoured scouredTherefore aecuredTherefore
Therefore I really came here that I Iand Iand
and mine might have more freedom For Forthe Forthe
the same reason these Immigrants nr nrhere are aregreat
here at the nations great doorway wait waitlngto waitliat
lngto be let in inWhat
What liat the Joint fin Snake ke Heallv II IIFrom ISProm
From Iht Pie Ihiladrlphia Recent RtcaritNearly RecentNearly
Nearly everybody said a Zoo krfr kespr kesprIslieves > r rres
Islieves res In Joint Miakes snakesbelieves believes In little littlenikea litttssnakes
snakes that can dismember themselves Into Intoour intofour
four our or five piece and then come toireth topther toptheragain r rwin
again win Sometimes these reptiles lire called cnllcalss calledglass
glass lss snnkm snnkmThouvh sonkesThough
Though there seems to be Incontrovertl Incontrovertlle
tile > le evidence to time contrary It Is iicvortlie iicvortlieess a aloss
loss ess n fact Hint Joint snnkM Kind snnkis snnkislont snnksdon
don lont t exist There docs exist dci though thoughIzard a ahleerd
Izard culled scientifically Dphtotauru mhjvaaumruA Ice rrnroi Iceteals
teals that Is the seine timing
This lizard because II IN lone and slim slimand llmmd
md legless looks like H snake Its tall l lhat is isvery
very delleae The sertIrme nrc o fragile fragilethat
hat the slightest shock enums < mn > tIme > tall to toreak hi
break > reak off offto to break nt the s sent ni tlnin maybf maybfnto niatboInto
Into nto three or four plcc pierce < > People spclni tho tholuard titelixardgo
lixardgo luard so through this operation think they theyian theynays
nays ian seen a Joint make Time tail pieces of ofourse ofcourse
course cant be taken nn aaaln but the lizard lizards
Is s Just an well ofT for lt Its tall always Brows Browso growsto
to o Its original length Tnl This lizard Is Is to tox tobe
be x found fn the tie South and WMI W WI tar tarloot T Teons
loot her

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