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he, started again toward the win
dow an obpect on the sidewalk
attracted his attention. He
stooped and picked it up a. beau
tiful brooch set with"-stones.
"This must belong to that lady
who was in the carriage," he
thought. Teddy- ran down the
street, but the carnage was out
of-sight. He was very much dis
appointed, and instead of return-,
ing to make his purchase he hur
ried through the streets until he
came to a small -cottage' on one of
the side streets.
"Mother, mother," exclaimed
1 Teddy, as he entered, "see i what
I found." I
Mrs.' Huston thought for sevr
eral minutes. "Teddy," shcsaid
at length, "you -had better putyan
adyectisemeat in. the morning
paper. That is probably fhebest
way to let theowner know where
she can fitid-hefjbrooch."
On Christmas morning a car
riage drew' up "in front, of the
Huston cottage. A lady stepped
"Well, she exclaimed,- some
what surprised at seeing Teddy.
"You are the boy who held our
horses last night. Was it you
who found the brooch?"
She sat for some time talking
with Mrs. Huston and Teddy,
and' learned that the family was
supported by the little Teddy was
able to earn. When she arose to
leave, she offered Teddy $5 as a
reward for finding the brooch.
"The brooch was yours," he
said. "Youysurely do mot exnect
to pay me for doing my duty?"
.oout one hour latei, the car
riage stopped again before the
cottage. This time there, was left
a large basket, containing a com
plete Christmas ,dinrier. In Jthe
top was a note directed to Teddy.
"A boy who is as honest as you
have shown yourself to be in the
cafse of my wife's Jbrooch, is very
Jikely to be honest in all other
matters. The bank is very much
In need of an honest and faithful
errand boy. Please, call "at my of
fice tomorrow at 10 o'clock."
The notewas signed "by one of
threading bankers of the cfty.
.CHICAGO BRIEFS "
. The Flora M. Hill, freight
steamer?- with cargo valued at
about $50,000, sank two miles out
into1 the lake this noon. "Crew of
33 walked ashore on ice.
Pastor o Bartholomew Epis
copal church is looking for the
church ianitorwho. he savs. "beat
rit" with a lot of money, a lew
trinkets and the pastors pet pipe
o o " '
rain this afternoon
and tonight and in
morning for Chica
go and vicinity;
degrees abovezero ; Tuesday gen
erally fair and colder; hfgh south
easterly winds shifting to north