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Some orne Queer weer BaitFishermen Bait BaitFishermen are arer areis r
Fishermen is ermen Use UseO UseN se seN
> O one except a fisherman or a afly a afin
N fly 11 dresser has the faintest faintestconception talntestooaeeptlon faintesta
conception of the enormous te va Ta TarIety a
11 riety of materials used In the themanufacture thenwuutacture t tmanufacture
manufacture of files especially salmon salmonHies satmon1U salmonflies
flies 1U nays London Answers AnswersTreat AnswersTrent AnswersTrent
Trent files are made to resemble in inSfeCts inBtlCUe ins
SfeCts s t cta but b salmon s lmon flies have no likeness likenessto
to anything that Inhabits earth rth air or orwater orwater orwater
water and to this day no one knows knowswiiy knowsvby knowsw
wiiy w ty the king of fish lit fool enough enoughto
to snatch at t the gaudy lures which are arecast areC1st arecast
his head headTake headrake headTake
cast across acroe the pools above
salmon fly flytub fiya
Take auoh a a wellknown
tub a the Sliver lv8 Doctor The feathers feathersof foathersof
of flue different dUlere t birds are used to build buildit buildlteanroly
lteanroly it namely those of the Indian crow crowthe croWU1e crowthe
turkey turkeyand turkeyand turkeyand
the hive bI Jay the pheasant the
and the pintail duck silver wire yel yelliw yel1w yell
silk skyblue hackle and and8trfcrt andIkt anda
liw l w tow
wool also necessary for the theijing thel thetying
a 8trfcrt Ikt ark t 1001 are
tying l ine of this flyThere fly flyThere flyThe
There The re la hardly any brilliantly plum plumAged plumAged plumaged
Aged birds known whose feathers are arenot arenut arenut
Jungle Junglefowl Junglerwl Junglefowl
nut in demand for flytrying
fowl bin blue chatterer scarlet Ibis bus bustard bUSLiM bustxrd ¬
mallard mallardIn mallardJulian mallardIn
tard swan wan macaw peacock
In Julian Han roller teal wood duck grouse grouseeagle grouseIitC grouseeagle
eagle IitC and florioaa are only a few of ofthose ofUwfiC oftiwae
those whose feathers are stowed away awayin awayin awayIn
tackle tacklemanufacturer tacklemanufacturer tackletnanufactuter
in the drawers of any fishing
manufacturer You will also find gold goldand goldall goldand
wire gold and silver tinsel tinselsilk tinselsilk Unselsilk
and all < < silver
silk of every oolor under the sun che chenille chenfUe chenille ¬
nille of many different hues worsted worstedmohair worstedmob11 worstedmnhats
mohair mob11 and fur of a number n mber of O differ different dltrereut differeut ¬
eut animal animalThere anlmalThere anttsaltThere
There is an artificial gnat used for fortrout tortrout fortrout
trout fishing ft blng whloh Is made partly of ofmouse otmouae ofmouse
mouse whiskers and Is in conse consequenea consequenee copsequence
expensive expensivetrout expenslvotrout expensivetrout
quenea one of the moot
trout files fil s which you can purchase purchaseGaudy purohaseGaudy purchaseGaudy
Gaudy files for salmon ealmon fishing are no nonew nonEW nonew
new invention Wrltl Writing 1g two and a half halfcenturies halfcenturies halfcenturies
centuries ago Richard Franok says saysRemember 88ysRemember saysRemember
Remember always to carry your dub dubbing dubbing dubbing ¬
bing bag about with you wherein whereinought whereinought horetn horetnoUKht
ought to be silk of all sorts all sizes sizesand slze slzeand sizesand
and varieties of color diversified and andstained andstained andstained
stained wool with dogs and boars boarshair boarshair boarshair
hair besides be lde twisted fine threads of ofgold orlc ofgol4
gold lc and silver with feathers from fromAnd fromAnd fromAnd
And he goes on with a long list littof utOf listof
of birds of brilliant plumage plumageBut plumageBut plumageBut
But even for the noble salmon there thereare thereare thereare
are many other baits used beside the thefly theny thefly
fly The he most deadly is s without withoutdoubt withoutdoubt withoutdoubt
doubt salmon roe the use of which whichIs whichIa
Is prohibited prohlbt In almost every part of ofthe otthe ofthe
the civilized world The Gardeners GardenersFancy Gardene GardeneFancy GardenersFancy
Fancy In other words the common commonlob common10b commonlob
lob worm la s a firstclass salmon saL1 on bait baitand battand baitand
and so Is a prawn boiled to a delicate delicatepink deUcatepink delicatepink
pink hue On most good rivers these thesebaits thesebeJts thesebelts
baits are of course Illegal IllegalSome IllegalSomefbel1eve illegaLSomeebelieve
Some Somefbel1eve believe In anointing their baits baitswith baitswith baitswith
with various strongsmelling oils or orunguents orunguents orunguents
unguents The above mentioned Rich Richard Richard Richard ¬
ard Franck did so He advocates put putting putt1n putting ¬
t1n ting the worms into a lignum vitae box boxwhich bOxwhich boxwhich
which has first been anointed with withthe withthe itl1 itl1the
the ohymical oil of bays sulphur sulphurBarbadoes sulphurBuoodoes sulphurBarbadoes
Barbadoes tar Ivy or corn cervi cerviPoor cerviPoor cerviPoor
Poor worms One wonders how longtlley long longthey longthey
they survive In such a horrible mix mixture mixture mixture ¬
ture tureTrout tureTrout tureTrout
Trout will take a very wide variety varietyof varietyof riety rietyot
of bail A grasshopper is moat mo t kittingand kitting kittingand klltingand
and sa is I a bluebottle set et on 01 a sane sanehook small smallhook smallhook
hook and used v ed with a blow line lineThe lineThe lineThe
The roach roa h fisher knows the virtue vh tue of ofboiled orboiled ofboiled
boiled wheat The soften softened < l grains are aretakem aretakes r rtakea
takes with eagerness by these Ask flshwhile Askwhile fishwhile
while parch pArC will go vigorously fOr a aclump aclu aciu
clu clump P of flourand flourandweztter ran4 iter dpes dough d g gperch > A Aperch A Aper
per perch has bean been taken tak n by an angler anglerwho angler anglerwho angieIwho
who had run short of bit with the eye eyeof eyeot eyeof
of a previous capture stuck upon the thepoin thepoln thepoln
poln of f a hook hookThames hookTIULJtteB bookThames
Thames fishermen will tell you 8U the thevirtues thevlrtue thevirtues
virtues of cheese past pasts AS s a bait for forchub torchub forchub
chub and these the e rather shy fish eau eaualso ui uialso
also 180 b be tak taken n with a very ripe cherry cherryin t chearryin J Jin
in which hlch a hook is artfully concealed OGftoealedAlmoet concealedAlmost concealedAlmost
Almost all fteh have cannibal duatbalprepcn duatbalprepcnsitles pre en ensitie n nsiU
siU sitles sitie DO ttuLtbe that that the young youn ef their own ownspecies ownspecl ownspecies
species specl prove an irresistible Irre lllttbte bait for forthe forth forthe
the th older and large la e members > This la laspecially 1 Isspecially
+ 8 specially Jlly true of trout and nwfcy essay an anangler anang anangler
angler ang has known of eases caM where w 8r a asmall n nsmall asmall
small Iteh hooked hoek ha has been seized be before before before ¬
fore iteconld It W be brought to land by oylacx8l a aUugar alarger
larger MM of Uw sama san StlmirIty StlmirItyTheB variety varietyThe varietyh
h w The TheB Bacillus c lus Cupidis Cupidisw Cu idiS a i iT 1
HIS goteeHous JlGI bog the doctors dctersdeclar doctorsdeclare
T I declare declareIt declar declarIt
It ever Nr ground us HI It lurks In Inthe IntIM Inthe
the air airAnd Airnd airAnd
And nd with many ethers a Habitat seeks Iks
On Msp 11 e cherry lips and soft peachy peachyTis ltMehyTis
ebeeker ebeekerTis
Tis easy ea y transmitted and then thenlt it imparts Im Import imparts ¬
port portA parts partsA partsA
A virulent poison which hiek acts upon
hearts heartsThe hMrtsThe heartsThe
The oommenest way of oftranmlssl transmission is I Ithill
this thisThe thillThe thisThe
The cOBtasrion eo tado is spread justby Just by ef gt
ing a Idea kineSo kJwtSo IdeaSo
So wh when n you are tempted by ripe rosy 105
lips lipsThai UpsThat lipsThat
That look like a rosebud ro ebud the honey
bee bt > eslp eslpAnd sips sipsAnd sipsAnd
And fain WOUld you give Vhera her a Itlfcj klssand Itlfcjand klr klrand
and a aRepr h hRepress hug hugRepress
Repress Repr yewthj youth your your ard artier r remsia remsiaAnd remsmr
ber r this thisAnd DUg
And tell the sweet maiden the doctors
decree decreeThat decreeThat decreeThat
That ardent caresses Cl iIfiS are no more to
be beExplaining beExplaining beExplaining
Explaining the danger which lurks In
the kiss kissRem kissRemenbrlng kissRemetnbring
Remenbrlng Rem mbring diseases dls eAHUi forgetting ter ettJllg the L c
blissDo bliss blissDo bl1ssDo
Do this ardent youth and if J maidens
I know knowYoull knowYoull knowYoull
Youll soon be discarded for a lad ladnot ladnot ladnot
not so K slow slowFor slowFor slowFor
For a a maid likes a a lad net afraid of e
diseases diseasesWho diseasesWho diseasesWho
Who will bravely march up and take takewhat takewhat takewhat
what he pleases pleasesNot pleasGBNot pleasesNot
Not cne who when tempted t mpted will say
to her nay naya
T2gi Bua a lad who will kiss herin her herIn h6rIn
same me meEDWARD
old oldBDWARD d
No doubt oubt Loves lyrics 17rl warm war the earth
Sicilian Sldl melodies No dente dMI1 t
Soft scented s nted tfll arms are things of 0 atwnrth worth
To hem a maw about aboutNo flb aboutNo ut utNo
No doubt soft kisses Blake life II sweet =
With ease the primrose prlmro e pathway MLtIt lutes
And Solomon love with dftnetogr feet
For ages qe ay aye endures enduresYet endulYet endurealYet
Yet Christs nailed ba bands 3s they beckon beckonme 1teckonme beckonme
me meThough meADd meAnd
ADd vagu b I CIUt feel the urn
That sent UIpsses U17He oer the SM
Colw Columbus through the sur surrhou surge surgeThough
Though rhou Horace on his farm derides derid
Th The old ok Greeks hemlock mlO < k cup discloses
Therell There IJ romethin something mehlnc else 15e in life besides > PaJde3
Tn The women wine and roses rosesMy rosesr rosesiffy
My r heart M rt grows rowa hag wtfh w lh nobler er bear b aT
And In my brain the one thought thoughtr tJtoui tJtouig thoughtelkge
elkge elkger g
r leicre le n the lyric b 1 < life lit to greet
The Cud of Epic fapI Things ThingsSeptember thingsSeptember ThlngsSept
September Sept e m b er 15 1 5 1907 1 9 07
Love Inspires Poem PoemT PoemTh PoemThat
T r i TJ T i r r
That Th t Won Rich Bride
Who WhoWas Who Was Was Won by a Pretty Poem Addressed Ad dreasedrto to Her by by Ardent Suitor 5utitor
If I had my sole desire desireTwotiM desireTw1N1d desireTwoufd
TwotiM b he to make your OtI life mMtme mMtmeI
I would look into year 8Ur eyes e of 1tNoAM gleeAnd glee WweAad
And ask yew to b be mine minePd Mbterd mhreId
Pd tell you of the future years yearsOf yearsof eans eansOf
Of hop hope and Joy of tow 10 most JDOetADd true tftMAnd trueAnd
And And ever by your aide re rc rcTo b bTo be bewatch
To watch and ad cars OKI tK ft r ye yeOh yes yesr yesOb
Oh Star of Love Lo ee reetd M yen OIl Nt t chine ahisoYour ahluYour chineYour
Your BoMoa nty rays rJr8And on JM JMAnd me meAnd
And I w wen ra yours and ad yew 7C were scale aU ie e
How happy Itf life ivmrid W te teAnd M MAIIII beAnd
And when we to to that ttAlid Bayosd BayosdAnd BeyuadAnd
And sees o s tae Great DtvMe Dt Ie IeOvr s sOur
Ow hearts and seals > ile wooH slag the U s fig f st g
Im ever ev by your aide aideThere rileThere Ide IdeTltere
There are no trees apes tM 1 tMe > > OAKk eaIdIT eaIdIot eee b
Withottt = tS their r Mid birds ofsaua ofsauaTo of otAs motoc
To T termoBlM and bless oorSfarUt oorSfarUtAs our biretta birettaAs
As w 1M beth 1tOtJtThe j learner wa f em emThe eaThe
The trees eJI aDd lowers though gre sr e tr Orgy Orajr
All whisper your sweet vaoie e
TbOMRii T I met y yes n hare MNl t tedel djr djrMISS
l lo4Ta5rjuet juet u u1M for sees seesIS8 +
158 IDA GRAY G ItA Y ABBOTT a awealthy aweaUAT awealthy
1M MISS wealthy Maiden 14eR Maaev MIl Mass L Ldety so society soclety ¬
1 ciety woman was won wen by bya byaOelll
a aOelll poem Thomas f ift i RC1a RC1aOReilly nC1 nC1OReilly eM eMOReilly
OReilly of Boston whose heM name s e is isknown i ik isknows
known k WB in lltet Ittenry 1I nry d circles ws wuauther theauthor the theauthor
author ef t the poem The two have flarebeen havebeen e ebeen
been made mad one at the Abbott home homein MIMIn horseIn
in Maiden MaidenMr Maid MaldXr MaidMr
Mr OReilly met his bride for the thefirst tINflntt thefirst
first time at a a society function ftlt etleR and andthere aACItbeore andthere
there followed that which hick is known knownLost knownLost knownLost
Lost Is the Art Artof Artof Artof
of Conversation ConversationCONVBRSATTON ConversationC ConversationONVERSATION
ONVBR ONVERSATION SATION is no longer longercuitirated JongrcultfYated longercultivated
CONVBRSATTON C cultivated as one of t the u fine fleearts finearts finearts
arts We talk in society ty but batwe butw butwe
we w have ceased eea cl to converse converseand converHand converseand
and perhaps are all the more lively livelyfor livelyfor livelyfor
for the change says the London Sat Sate Satrtlay Saturday
e unisy rtlay Review A Johnson would wo be bevoted bevoted bevoted
voted a stupendous bore we cannot cannotconceive eanaetronoetn cannotconceive
conceive a man who prepared himself himselfat
at all aUpolnta points for a meeting with a lord lordchancellor lordC lordchancellor
chancellor C n ellor and who much as he loved lovedhis lovedhis lovedhis
his friend Burke always met aim at atthe atthe atthe
the club aa s an adversary A41 rMllY The pace is isteo Ist Istoo
too t o geod for that sort of thing now nowmen nowmM nowInes
men come e 1 to social gatherings to trifle trttleand l1ltteand trifleand
and relax with the th feminine element elementfortunately eletltentrortulHItel elementfortunately
fortunately in the Ascendant The Themost TheBIOSt Themost
most gifted raconteur with the moat mosttenacious moattoo moattenacious
tenacious too otous memory no longer lo ger shines at atthe atthtt atthe
the dinner table unless he heis 4s Is brief brl C and anddiscreet anddiscreet anddiscreet
discreet paoaulay with his rare rareflashes rare rareRashes rareflashes
flashes of silence would wo 1d be scratched scratchedby soratehedby scratchedby
by a brilliant latterday hostess and andoven andov andoven
oven ov tn Sydney Smith would be con condemned condemned eondenned ¬
demned to whisper his jokes to his hisneighbors hisnborL hisneighbors
nborL neighbors The professed proCeu d wits have havedisappeared havedJppe havedisappeared
disappeared dJppe ed and ready repartee is at ata ata ata
a discount There are clever cver men m still stillas stillas un unas
as there were brave men before ber le Aga Agamemnon Agamemnon Agamemnon ¬
memnon memnon but they the trade on their lit literary literary literary ¬
erary or ptftttleal p 1ttleal fame keep kee tie tJaebest tJaebestot best bestof bestof
of their brains for their books or orspeeches orSpeeches orspeeches
speeches and seldom null themselves themselvestogether Uufm th mee1ves mee1vestogether e1ves e1vestogether
together to sparkle in private privateWith prlv privateWith te teWith
With the advent of the diner a la larusee laruSH larusso
ruSH prosy jtalkers no longer And Andcivjl fttdchoU findcivil
civil listeners The company has hasbroken baa1Koken hasbroken
broken up into couples or groups and andautocracy andautocracy andautocracy
autocracy has succumbed to a flvol flvolous tlYOIova fivoloys
ova democracy Gatherings for serious serioustalk serioU8ta1k serioustalk
talk used to be something of a social socialmania aoetalmania socialmania
mania Not content with opportunities opportunitiesfor
for showing off 0 < < at t dinner when the sheglass thegtauw thfOgtau
glass gives a natural stimulus to in inteHect Int Intellect
teHect t Hect the sages sages met over the teacups teacupsin teacuPln teacupsIn
in societies for mutual admiration admirationThe admIrationThe admirationThe
The literary Uter ry breakfast is dead as asSojraei a8SanJe asSamuel
Samuel Rogers R who originated it and andeven andLoA andeven
even Lara Houghton with all his hisbrtgfct bI bIht1gtat hishrigfit
brtgfct cosmoBolitanism and tact could couldscarcely couldSCIIirclystrUre couldscfcgiy
scarcely SCIIirclystrUre strike sparks out of his matInat mat matiaal matlaal
iaal convive I saw aw something thlng of the thelast tbe181lt thelast
last ef these the breakfasts breakfasts and heard a agramt alZMt agreat
great deal more more awl a tbe memories of ofthe ofdllte ofthe
the dying past were by no means ex exhtlarftting exhllaratlng exhilarating
htlarftting htlarfttingEVERYBODY hllaratlngEVERYBODY hilaratingEVERYBODY
It ws a Chattanooga poet who Male Maleheated celebrated e ebntte ¬
heated bntte New Years Year Day when the antlpeas anil anilpass l1U l1Upes
pass pes tew w went inV > effect effectSister e1I effectr
Sister r Jan Ja1M ta If walking
Se is Brother Will WillIn WillIn WIllIn
In fact the > whole Dam family
Since Hepburn passed his bill
< >
< = >
as a case of love at first sight But Butit lItJt Batit
it remained r maJned for the poetic lover to toweld toweld toweld
weld the affections of the lady of his hischoice hiSchoice hischoice
choice by moans of a poem prepared preparedespecially preparede preparedespecially
especially e peelally to grace the occasion That Thatpeem T Thatpoem t tpoem
poem was called The Proposal It Itwas Itwu Itwas
was directed to Miss Abbott and It Itwas Itwu itwas
was successful succe Cul The artistic tempera temperament tempentJlNRl tempermeat ¬
meat of the author and big la abftity abftityto aWltyto aleflityto
to coach pretty sentlmentsIn sentiments iJn In flowing flowingrhythmics Rowingrbythmle flowingrbythmles
rhythmics pleaded his came ea elo eloquently eIoqaently sioRaently ¬
quently and his suit was won wonOnly wonOnly wonOnly
Only a few intimate friends of f the thebride thee thebride
bride e and groom witnessed wJtne ed the cere ceremony cereJIICNIY coreso ¬
mony so coy which which was performed by b O OB the thaart theRv
B art v James F Allen poster of the thePark thePark thePark
Park Methodist Episcopal pteconal Church ChurchSontervtlte CIarellSo ChurchSoInervtlIe
Sontervtlte So aervtlle The bridesmaid was Miss MtasAvlce MtMvtee MissAvkee
Avlce vtee McCoy of Cohoes N Y sad aadtlte sadthe nd ndthe
the best be t man was Fred McCoy aIeo alsoof aIeoof aieoof
of Cohoes Immediately after die theceremony tfceceremony dieUtocoItle
ceremony < tho UtocoItle couple left on ons a tart jriwrtwedding jIIlotttGur tartwiddng
wedding widdng tour tGur Ilnd nail upon their return returnthey returntIH returnthey
tIH they r wlil reside re lde at the brides real realknee reeldance residence ¬
knee < < on Russell street streetMr streetMr streetMr
Mr OReilly is a 8 relative of the late lateJohn JatcJolin lateJohan
John Boyle OReilly Mrs OReilly OReillyIs
is a s sister of Dr Frederick Abbott ef efHestcn or14HtGn oflleston
Hestcn dhe is an accomplished musi musician musldtut musician ¬
cian and an expert oxp rt horsewoman hers woman Her Herfortune Hertortune Herfortune
fortune is estimated o Umated at 6W0i 6W0iThe MXiM9 MXiM9The IW IWThe
The groom gr om is a a graduate of the Unl TJniwr UnlYftIIky Unlvrsky
wr YftIIky Ky of Minnesota MtnneJN > tIIancibeeldea and besides bft bfting 1K 1KtDg belug
lug a writer possesses po es a fine tenor tenorvefoe te tenorrmelee or
Geese lVin tan CJ ace aceOver ce ceI
I Over Tmkeys Tmkeyst err e s sN
0 Tit TitN
t O more curious examples of ono onoI on onor onoof
N I of these side issues of sport sportIs sportis sportIs
Is is to be found than is otter oftered ottercdby offered
ed cdby by a match made mnd when whonGeorge whenGeorge WhenGeorge
George JV was still Prince ofWales of ofWales orVal
Wales Val s says George Hibbard in inan Inan
an article on the curiosities of ofsport ofsport ofsport
sport In the Metropolitan The match matchwas matchwas matchwas
was a famous one one In Its day from itsexceptional Its Itsexceptional Itsexceptional
exceptional nature tho parties engag engaged engaged engaged ¬
ed in it t and the unexpected denouement denoue dcriouement denouement
ment The Hon Goorge Hanger at attreward attreward aftreward
treward Lord Coleraine was ono of ofthe orthe of ofthe
the celebrated and eccentric person personages personges personages ¬
ages ges of the day At one of the gay gayparties gaypar1 gaypanta
parties par1 s at Carleton House Mr Hanger Han Hanger Hanger ¬
ger was led in the course COUnt of the con conversation conversation conversation ¬
versation to declare that hat a turkey turkeycould turke turkecould turkey turkeycould
could could travel faster than tliau a goose The ThePrince 7tle 7tlePrince ThePrince
Prince of Wales who had great rear con confldence conll confidence
fldence ll ence in hid judgment as to all matters mat matters mntttrs ¬
ters In wind windt limb and speed spee agreed agreedwith tlreedwJth agreedwith
with him in this declaration A MrBerkeley1 Mr MrBerkeley Mrn
Berkeley n Berkeley1 rkeley differed from thorn and amatch a amatch amatchw8S
matchw8S match was at once arranged Twenty Twentyturkeys Twentyturkeys rwent rwentturkey
turkeys were entered against latnst twentygeese twenty twentygeese twentygeese
geese The distance to be traveled trnvcl d wasten was wasten wasten
ten mllai the race was for 500 In Indeed Indeed Indeed ¬
deed the confidence in the turkeys wasSo was wasBO waseo
BO great Teat odds of 2 to t were offered offeredand ofIeredand offeredand
and taken takenthat tnat these birds would win winThe winThe winThe
The prince at once arranged to have havetwenty ho hotwenty havetwenty
twenty of the finest and inuncst Lmnllsttur Lmnllstturkey turn turnkeys tur turkeys ¬
keys key collected At the time and placeappointed plaoe plaoeappointed plaoeappointed
appointed he met Mr Berkeley with wilhhisentrie wlUhls withhte
hte hisentrie hls entries < Mf ot geese The race began beganFrom beganFrom beganFrom
From th start start ifi rt there ther was every indi indication Indlc hndlcation ¬
cation c Uon that the turkeys would come comeIn COmeIn comein
In winners hands down or wings wlngadown wingedown wingsdown
down They tripped onward at a brink brinkpaee brl briskpace k kpce
pace which the geese ge e with their heav heavier 11eVler heavier ¬
ier waddle ddl were w ra n not t able to equal In Indeed Indeed Indeed ¬
deed at the end of three hours th the turkeys tur turkeys turkeys ¬
keys were leading by twoymile3 tWJ nUes But Butnight Butnight Butnight
night was falling As the light grew grewless grewle grewlees
less le s the turkeys displayed signs of un uneasiness uneaalnees uneasiness ¬
easiness They rhe began to look ook at the thetrees thetrees thetrees
trees trees that appeared by tho waysideand wayside waysideand wl11skleand
and edged toward them The prince princewith prinCttwilli princewith
with a sole ole to which was fastened a apiece 8piece apiece
piece of red r8 cloth did what he could couWto couldto couldtourge
to tourge urge tkeiu t1ft l forward Flat one es escaped 6S 6Scape escaped ¬
caped cape and aM raising itself to a pendantlimb pendant pendantlimb pendantUmb
limb settled itself down comfortably
This one was no sooner dislodged than thananother thanenother thananother
another established itself in like man manner manMPr manner ¬
ner Barley scattered along the roaddid road roaddid roadMd
did not aid 1ft the least The turkeys turkeyshad turkeyshad turkeyshad
had concluded that It was time to turn turnIn turnIn turnin
In an < i turn in or turn out they did didIn didIn didIn
In a few minutes all of the twenty twentywere tw twentywere nty ntywere
were roosting in trees t from which it itwas Itwaa t twas
was impossible Impo Ible to drive them MeanWhile Mean MeanWhile 1rleanWhile
While the th geese gee e came lumbering on onThey onThey onThey
They slowly ly passed pu 9d their slumberingeompetitcrs slumbering slumberingcompetitors 1umberlns 1umberlnseompetltcr
competitors The race finished with withtbe wHitthe withthe
the geese first t And the turkeys no nowhere nvhere nowhere ¬
whereTHE where whereTHE here hereTHE
While we were chatting two labor laborers Jaborera laborera ¬
era passed JUIMd each shouldering M UklerlDg a roll ef efblankets otblaftJceta ofblankets
blankets The butcher pointed to them themand theiRaacI themand
and said You see those tho e fellers dont dontyou dontyou
you 70111 Well when I first reached here herefrom heretMlft herefrom
from the East JCa t I thought a man with his hisbed hisbeet hisbed
bed on h hi hlq back was tho funniest thingId thing thingId thingN
Id ever come a acrOlit8 atroes < Vos but a rancher In Inthis InthJe inthis
this country wont Ont take his hl hired men meninto menhato menInto
into his Js noose Theyve ne got to furnish furnishtheir furnishthtIU famishtbdr
their own wn blanket and usually sleep sleepon sleepu sleepset
on toe u hay ID i the barn I know a fel feller telwho fells ¬
ler who lIMn herd Just ju t arrived and anddWnt aftddtcJnt asddidsat
dWnt understood unde 1 taod the the th ways they wan manage wanage maRe
age e got a Job hervestin on a big wheat whemtranch wtaeatranch wheatranch
ranch The TIt help are apt to sleep in inthe Inthe Inthe
the straw stacks then and its precious preciouslittle proclonHttle preciouslittle
little time they get to sleep sleep anywherelint anywhere anywhereBut anywhereI
But I > ut he didnt know anything about that thataud thataud thatand
aud he was sitting around in the th ovenlag oven ovening oventnc
lag and he says to the rancher Where Wheream Wheream Vheream
am I gets o1n to sleep tonight tonightWhy tonlghUby tonightWhy
Why by I dont care where yo you sleep sleepsays sleepMYS sleepsays
says the rancher Ive got SfO 9 < < acres acresof aerNor acresof
of land around here and It you cant cantfind cantftrd cantflra
find a place pIa < < to sleep on that ril get getmy getlIlT getmy
my next neighbor to totlennd tlennd lend me mpiece a piece of ofhis 01hlFrom ofhisFront
his hlFrom From Along the h Columbia by byClifton b bCUlton byClifton
Clifton Johnson Jabn on in Outing
One of the Cute Cutest Cutestof t tof
of Many Cute Ones
0 J
TIllS bright Washington Z baby is Master Charles Bert Bertram Bertram Bertram ¬
ram ramson son of Mr arid Ml Mrs s H J Moling oling of 0 f 495 Maryland avenue ave avenue avenue ¬
nue southwest He is six sj and onehalf months old ld and a 1d hisparents his hisparents hisparents
parents are very proud of him as anyone anron who sees this thispicture thispicture thispicture
picture will agree agiee they have a right io to bk bktoS b br bPHT
i <
Vi Virginia gini Girl OirrPhysiGian OirrPhysiGianWho Physician PhysicianWho Physicianl
Who l ho Is Winning I inning Success SuccessIn s sIn
In Her Chosen Profession PJ oJessioIit t
Miss Humphreys Will WillGive WillGive Willlive
Give live Up Position in ines a aWestern aWesfern
Western es ern Hospital to toPractice toPractIce o oPractice
Practice Medicine e icir e in ine in inthe inthe
the e Old Dominion DominionHS DominionTm
HS people of Ylrclnia Tlr FIrgt Dla are Wtcb Wtcbing riatchlag kb kbIDg
Tm lag with unusual interest the tbecareer theoar thecareer
career career oar of Was Annie DnIe PuItosHumphreys Fulton FultonHumphrey PultOhIadlHaDt +
Humphrey a brilliant young youngwoman YOUD1OJBaII youngwoman
woman OJBaII who has recently r receI received the thedegree Utedegrlte thedegree
degree of M M B I end asp a appointment appointmentat ppM t tat Lat
at a We WUb tn nocpfiml which postttoa pQR ppsltbnshe postttoashe Olt Oltebe
she wilt probably give 31 up to come to toVirginia toK1m toVirginia
Virginia K1m to practice her profession professionJdtos prof profUa professiont
Jdtos Ua t es Humphreys who was born at atVantlerbiit atVanderbilt atVanderbilt
Vanderbilt University Nashville TeI1 Tenn TennIs
Is a daughter daueht of Prof imtton W Hum Humphreys HUMphreys Humpbreys ¬
phreys now of the University of Vii Viiginfa Vil11tria Viiglala
ginfa Her mother was a daughter of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the late distinguished dI t1 educator DrLandon Dr DrLandon DrLancloft
Landon C Garl Garland nd Miss 0 Humphreys Humphreysspent Hu aJbrtya
spent her early rly childhood at Nashville Nashvilleand NaahvWeand Nashvilleand
and at Austin Tex After her b r father fatheros
os me to Virgin Vlrgt Virginia she was taught partly partlyat partlyat partlyat
at home and ad partly at t the school of the theMisses theUsse
Misses Usse Meade at ChartotteuvHle le Later Latershe LatersIte Latershe
she ontored the RandolphMaeon Wanans Wom Womans Woman ¬
ans an College at Lornchtrarg where she shestudied abestudied shestudied
studied for three years taking the en entire attire entire ¬
tire sclenttfta 2Clenu eora offered b by y that in instltuUon InltttuUon hnstktutien
stltuUon See then entered tine medical melllca1departnteilt medicald8partmelt medicaldepartment
department of r the University TJ Uverlttr Jverstty oC Michi Michigan ¬
whore after studying for four
C i OOLS rush in where aage1sfear angelsfear angels angelsfear
FOOLS < fear to tread Is I am well wellI wenaware wellaware
I aware an old motheatenproverb motheaten motheatenproverb motbeteftproverh
proverb but it melS means as asmuch asmuch asmuch
much today ted as s it did when penned byAlexander by byAlexander byAlexander
Alexander Peps Pep away W7 back ck iri h the theseventeen UetIeenteen theseventeen
seventeen hundreds kundr If there is ever evera
a particular partle ar time when woman lovelywoman lovely lovelywoman lo y yOftIan
woman OftIan makes the angels weep over overher oerbel overher
her precipitous manner ef t mabittg Into Intothings Intothings intothings
things it is when she offers to do dosomething dosomething dosomething
something for somebody eomebedyA 80me o y yA
A lang time age gO I heard an old oldgrandfather oldgrandather oldgrandfather
grandfather give this advice to a littlechild little littlechild 1IttJechild
child Wait until you yOtlare are asked askedThis askedThis askedT
This T hiss was long ago so 2M long ago that thatI
I was too little to understana just jestwhat justwhat justwhat
what he meant but since then tn after afterhaving afterhaving afterhaving
having kept my eyes and d ears open openI
I have come to understand utK1er UUtd what tho thoold thoold tooold
old gentleman meant when wll he advised advisedthe advlS advisedthe d dthe
the little child child to wait waitWait waltWalt waitWait
Wait thats the thing to do Dontrush Dont Dontrush Dontrush
rush In and overwhelm o rwhelm your friends friendswith friendswith friendswith
with unsolicited offers of assistanceuntil assistance assistanceuntil aselstancennUl
until you are sure they th will be appre appreciated apltredated appreciated ¬
ciated ciatedOnes datedOnes ciatedOnes
Ones duty to ones neighBors does doesnot doesnot doesnot
not consist in lying prostrate before beforethem beforethem beforethem
them to be used for a doormat If weare we weare weare
are needed neWed neo ed and needed badly we will willfind w1llfind willfind
find it out seon n enough never fearFor fear fearFor fearFor
For most people are not backward in inletting Inletting inletting
letting the public know when theyare they theyare theyare
are are in need of anything The expel experience expelonce exper experonce ¬
once of the woman who offers to take takecare takecare takecare
care of her neighbors plants whileshe while whileshe whileshe
she is away is familiar to us all It Itis ItIs Itis
is not any particular p rUcolar woman but butalmost butalmast butalmost
almost every neighborhood can fur furnish furnish furnish ¬
nish the story She volunteers to take takecare takeeare takecare
care of the neighbors plants while the theneighbor theneighbor theneighbor
neighbor is away en a vacation va < < tIon trip tripThrough tripThrough tripThrough
Through several long summer s summer mmer weeksshe weeks weaksshe weekssteWorrles
she steWorrles worries over those th plants water watering waterIng watering ¬
ing them and tending them and evengiving even evengiving 8wmgiving
giving up nice little suburban exeursions exeur excursions exeurslons ¬
sions because those tbos those plants must be at attended attended attended ¬
tended to She hates them even eV n be before befor before ¬
fore for the job is half finished and ere erethe erethe erethe
the woman who owns them comes comasback comesbatk comesback
back she has reacbedtbe reached the frame of ofmind ofmind ofmind
mind in which she does not care carewhether carewhethor carewhether
whether they live or die and of coursethey course coursethey coursetJtcy
they die dieIf dieI 1IeC
If I + C they te had boea boeahor her own plants they theyAGAZINE the theAG
AG Z 1 N E
lJ as asyears
81 81years
years she he received Te < d tad the degree of doc doctor doctor doetar ¬
tor of medicine medl ne in June After complet completing eomplelg eompletbig ¬
big g her course she > > he passed the Michigan MichiganState 1rUehtsanUtate Michiganiliate
State board examination eumtn UOn Recently she shehas shehM shehas
has been appointed ppot ted interne at the North Northwestern Northwestern Northwestern ¬
western Hospital for Women and ChIt Children ChItrn Cldidrast ¬
dren rn at Indianapolis Ind It is her herpurpose herpurpose herpurpose
purpose to practice medicine ultimately ultimatelyin uIUmale uIUmaleIa
in Virginia probably at t Norfolk NorfolkMies NorfolkXSU NorfolkMiss
Miss Humphreys possesses pocsS 56es unusual unusualphysical unu8uatp unusualphysical
physical p yskl strength and undurance She Shehas She11M Shehas
has a strong predilection pre Uedion for outofdoor outofdoorsports outotdoorpOrts outofdoorsports
sports pOrts sttea such as lawn tennis swlnxplng swlnxplngrowing swlD swintipingrowing jung jungrowIng
rowing hunting and rambling qUe fre re regards reprd regards ¬
gards a walk of fifteen miles as very verymoderate very1JIOC1erte verymoderate
moderate exercise exerciseBoth oxerd exerciseBoth e eBoth
Both Prof Humphreys and Mrs Hum Humphreys Humpltre7s Humphreys ¬
phreys were born in Virginia When WhonMies WhenMIa WhoaMiss
Miss MIa Humphreys was born hor father fatheroccupied fatheroccupied fatheroccupied
occupied the chair of Greek at Vander Vanderbttt Vanderbilt Vander Vanderbltt
bttt University Unlen t He held the professor professorsMp prof63S0rp professorskip
skip p of Latin and nd Greek at the Uni University UulftI8Ity tlnivewlty ¬
versity of Tau from rom J8SS 1 IOC 1IS to Wt 196 Miss MissBumpfereys M1 MissHumphrr s sHmap
Bumpfereys Hmap hreJ grandfather Dr Garland Garlandwg GarlandWIUJ Garlandwag
wg ehmnadwr ehana ller of Vanderbilt from 175 175tsntit ls15URtIt a auntil
until his A death th
Wa Wait ait t Until You Y au Are Asked
6 6would
would have grown and flourished like likeweeds likeweecls likeweeds
weeds with absolutely nb it > care at all allhut allbut allbut
but because tIH they were her neighbors neighborsthey neighborsOa neighborsthey
they Oa y died diedHereafter dleclHereafter diedHereafter
Hereafter thero will be a coolness coolnessbetween coolnessbetween coolnessbetween
between the women which might have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been avoided If the first woman had 2iadwaited hadwaited ad adwatted
waited until she was asked askedThere askedTher askedThere
There Ther ate countless other Instances Instancesthat Instancesthat Instancesthat
that have come under my observation observationin
in which trouble has followed toll owed the too tooprecipitous tooJIeclpUous tooWoeiptwus
precipitous offer olt l of assistance assistancePeople assistancePeople assistancePeople
People offer off to take care of other otherpeoples otherpeoples otherpeoples
peoples children their dogs their tholroats theiroatstitelr theiroats
oats oatstitelr their parrots and at the same sametime sametime sametime
time they the are laying up all sorts of oftrouble ottrouble oftrouble
trouble for themselves A child may maybe moybe maybe
be a cbertrb in Its own home but the thaminute theminute theminute
minute it is transplanted to the fire fireside 11resid fireslde ¬
side sid of a neighbor it suddenly degener degenerates degenerateS degenerates ¬
ates ateS into a young fiend The cat who whowas whowas whowas
was never known to stray will take on onthe onthe onthe
the most abnormal propensities to toroam tonNm toroam
roam the minute a a neighbor offers to totake totake totake
take care of it and sometimes iteomes It Iteomes Iteomes
eomes back but more often not Dogs Dogstoo Dogstoo Dogstoo
too that are regular wellbehaved wellbehaveddogs wellbehaveddogs wellbehaveddogs
dogs at home will develop all sorts of oftroublesome ottroublesome oftroublesome
troublesome traits as soon as they go govisiting govisiting govisiting
visiting and as for parrots parrotswords words fall fallme faUme failme
me if tho parrot happens to belong to tosomeone toi tosomeone
someone i om ne else elseSo elseSo
So If you would avoid trouble and andgoodness andJoodness andgoodness
goodness knows theres enough with without v1thout without ¬
out hunting for any more wait until untilyou untJIyou untilyell
you are asked before volunteering your yourservices youraervtcas yourservices
services servicesIn aervtcasIn servicesIn
In other words don dont t butt in inDEEP InDEEP InDEEP
WILY 14 It that the ocean moa moans s
Thats 11 hat at a what IM like to know knowt
t 1 It may be bl that the lobster
Has pinched its undertow undertowChicago undertowChIcago undertowChicago
Chicago Journal JournalAnd JoumalAnd JournalAnd
And maybe it is Just the pain painat
That at thrills its bosom wide widewhat
what bat at time it i t shudders a at the thebflr bar
And t thinks is of last nights tide tideCleveland tideCleveland tideCleveland
Cleveland Leader LeaderFerhaue LeaderPerhapa LeaderPerbapsyoud
Perbapsyoud Ferhaue youd moan a bit yourself
If now and then a whale
Bsoaphisr from a swordfish
Should < l lash you with 1th his tail tailPhiladelphia taUPhiladelphia tailPhiladelphia
Philadelphia Ledger LedgerThe LedgerThe LedgerThe
The fickle ocean wooed ooel1 the moon
They to a parson p rscn bled hiedThe IIledThe bledThe
The sound you hear M only this
The moaning of the tied tiedAugust UedAUg1lSt tiedAugust
August LIpplncotts
Canadian Canad an Poet Poetof Po Poeto t tof
of o the he Yukon YukonAM
6 ti AM JM told on the best b authority authoritythat twthorlbt8t
I that t8t he Is f an Englishman by bybirth bybirth
1 birth not long out of his histeens h1tIteens histeens
teens who it 1 s a s clerk In one of oftha otthe ofthe
the Yukon branches of a great Cana Ganadian Canadian Canadian ¬
dian hank says say R E R B 0 in the thaLondon theLondon theLondon
London Morning Post However thatmay that thatmay thatmay
may be In Songs of a Sourdough Sourdoughpublished SourdoughpublJJ5hed sourdoughpublished
published by William Brlggs Toronto TorontoCanada ToroooLnads TorontoCanada
Canada Lnads R W Service has got nearerto nearer nearerto nearetto
to the heart he of the oldtime placer plaoermlner p1oerrn1nerthe placerminerthe
rn1nerthe mlner the grimly humorous wanderer wandererwho W21dererwho wandererwho
who went ent gold hunting hunt1naln la the days dayswhen da78whenyout dayswhenyeast
when whenyout yeast was an unknown luxury lUXUJ in inthe Inthe IntheHlgh
the theHlgh High North and a lump of sour soordough aourdough sourdough
dough was kept to tolift lift the next lot lotof Jotor lotof
of bread bredthan than any other otho ver Torao versemaker versemakerin 6 < malwr malwrIn m ter terin
In all the length and height of the theGreat theGreat theGreat
Great Dominion Canadian by the theway thewa7 theway
way mean to call New Zealand thAt theLittle th thLittle thAtUtUe
Little Dominion Not a few of his hissongs h1asongs hissongs
songs and ballads would never have havebeen hA hAbeen havebeen
been written If Rudyara Klpltoy bad hadnever badnever ha4Dever
never read the Old Testament a ss lit literature Uterature litre litreerature ¬
erature It la rather a s pity co maltyof many manyof mn1of
of the younger poets of the your youanations younse younsenations yournations
nations Insist on Imitating the therhythIn rk rkrhythms raking rakingrhythms
rhythms of the master masterInevttably inevitably they
fail to reproduce the haunting under undertones undMtones undertones
tones so like the undertone of sounds soundsin
in an engine room of his finest rowdiest rowdi rowdiest row J Jest ¬
est verse and perpetrate stuff which whichsuggests whlabSUgg98ts whichsuggests
suggests is iswith tunes improvised improvised on a a xylo xylophone 710 710phone lo lophone ¬
phone with withtunes a broomstick Still at attwentyone Attwentyone attwentyone
twentyone or twenty twentytwothe twentytwo two the poet poetlike poetlike
like the man who plants cabbage cabbagemust cabhageamuat cabbagesmust
must Imitate somebody and Kipling KipIng is isa t ta isa
a virile modeL But Mr Services Servicesmanner Serv1cesmanner Servicesmanner
manner as well as his m rutter tter are his hisown hisown hisown
own more often than not and In some someof eomeot someof
of his poems he has already said In Innew a anew anew
new way what every inarticulate inarticulateYukon Inartlou1tYukon InarticulateYukon
Yukon miner has been thinking ever eversince eve evesince eversince
since he pushed in over the passes passesfcr pauestGr passesfor
for the first time In The Spell of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Yukon for example which could couldnever oouldnever couldnever
never be left out of any anthology of
Canadian CanadJ verse he certainly O sees theNorthern the thaNorthern theNorthetD
Northern wilderness wilderness through th the eyes eyesof e7esof eyesof
of the mal man into whose soul son on it has en entered entered entered ¬
tered Here la Is the poem in its entirety entiretyIve entIretyIve entiretyTve
Ive stood In some omo mightymouthed mightymouthedhollow mJBhtymouthedhollow mightymouthedhollow
hollow hollowThats hollowThats
Thats plumbfull of hush to the thebrim thebrim thebrim
brim brimIve brimIve brimIve
Ive watohed wa bed the biff b1 bosky sun wallow wal wallow wallow ¬
low lowIn lowIn lowIn
In crimson and gold and STOW dim dimTill dimTUl dimTill
Till tho moon set et the pearly peaks peaksgieamlnff peaksgleamlnl peaksgleaming
gleaming gleamlnlAnd gleamingAnd
And the stars Brs tumbled out neck and andcrop andcrop andcrop
crop cropAnd cropAnd cropAnd
And Ive thought that I surely was wasdreaming wasreamJng wastireamiug
With the peace of the world piled en ntop entop ontav <
top topThe tavThe topThe
The summezno summer no sweeter iras iii even
The sunshiny nsblny woods all atkrill atkrillTbe
The grayling aleap 1n the river riverhe
The he bighorn asleep on the theThe theThe
The strong life that never ever knows Q Qness
ness nessThe
The wilds where the caribou cane
The freshness the freedom tr don the far farness tarness farness
ness nessO nesso
O God qadI how Fra stuok on it all allThe allThe l1 l1The
The The winter the brightness that
blinds you youTha youThe youThe
The white land land locked tight as a
drum drumThe drumThe drumThe
The osd o ki fear that follows and finds findsyou tln tlnyou fundso
you youThe youThe o
The s silence fence that blqdgeons bl q d goons you youThe
dumb dumbThe dmBThe
The snows that are older than history
The wools where the weird shadows shadowsslant sbadowsslant shadowsslant
slant slantThe slantTbe slantThe
The stillness the moonlight the mys ¬
rye bade bide ba4eem em goodby goodbybut but I cant cantTheres cantTheres cantTheres
Theres a land where the mountains
are nameless
And the rivers all run God knows
WhoreThere where whereThere
There are lives that are arp erring and
aimlessAnd aimless aimlessAnd aimlessAnd
And deaths that hanK just by a hair hairreokons
There are hardships that nobody
reokons reokonsThere reokonsThere reckonsTheraro
There Theraro are valleys unpeopled unpeOA > led and still
Theres a tend Jaoooh oh it beckons and
beckonsAnd beckonsAnd beckons beckonsAnd
And I wont to togo go back and I will willTbe wiUThe willThe
The homely metaphors and similes similescharacter 8tmll
here are quite In keepln keeping with the theCMl8rter thechararter
character of the true scourdough
homesick to get away from home back
to the more spacious life of tho un
fenced North where he wilt net be
troubled by the sight of Quartersec ¬
tion farmers and other merely me
cbanlal chanl ssasons al persons bound down to times timesres tlm s
and s18SODS mina qd ti tiall the worst blots ot oftradespeople
aU In the minds eye city clerks andflees and
tradespeople and mllIlouaJles sailIlonairea res with wltl wltland of ofto
flees downtown forever compelled p led ledguts
to heed the cantankerous tempus to us fu
guts its of clocks in openalr beanspulp pulpits pulp I Its Its Itsa Give Giverfflc v
me health ba bacon n beans tobacco and anddde
a day says the free mier miner of of the he Pa Paof
rfflc slope and I will make the the
of San Francisco or Denver pomps Pdmus PdmusIons
as ridlcu
Ions tnXB tnXBService Ii as you please teas has a Moreover over ridMu ridMuService Mra
Service Mrthe
certainly has e sense of the theThere
white vertigo ot f Ute In Ines Ineshe the he heof ofHigh High Highthe
North the resultingHigh
head1n headiness 3s resulting from
the everlasting metallic glare glare of ot its itsconveying
unfreezing unfreezla conveying scenery and succeeds In
conveying an Impr Impression slon thereot to his s
reader There isoehin is something reef eviiW eviiWnd ell toand and endof nd ndhis
askew of In the bitter fascinating fascinatingend g dawnsWhite dawns
the Yukon In The Lowdown Lowdownwho
White whloh shows the ra rawhich uaw man
has lost his
sense of
pride ride ridera
which 13 after all the only sure sure
foundation of empire and awaits in
his squalid shaek the HtUa tole slim
Siwosn girl with the rose of shame in ineffect
her hair hai he gets g this shame
atmospheric atmosphericShe
effect effectShe efteotShe
She will come c me with the dawn and the
Jav JavLike dawn avn 115 r rear r r can s see e its tnl
glow glowIJke glowLike
Like a a oort oot selight > seen i5eBn through a a
frosty roty pane in a night of want
and woe
And yonder she comes by the th bleak
tall pines swift ofe staggering
through the snow snowAs snowAs snowAs
As a humourist somewhat in the
M1 O rr rra
style of Bret
Harts Mr Service is aLo al u
a young poet of parts The Woman Womanof
and the Anger which has a twang
of the KlpllngesQue is too original to
be quoted The anerel angel Is s a u Westerner w esterner Br in t twell
there must be West
a In Heaven as a
well ell as elsewhere elsewhereand and he lounges lounges in rn
the golden street with his halo tilted tiltedable
sideways and receives a pass for a
months visit to earth The story may
be commended to the consideration conslderaUon of
Bernard Shaw Much more suit
able for quotation is The Cremation of
Sam McGee which tells tell the story stOl of
a tenderfoot from the Southern story States es
who went Into the Yukon and was Wli al at ¬
ways so cold in feet and hands and
knees that whon he was dying he
begged to be cremated cremateda a request con ¬
scientiously carried out by his partner
The corpse corpfeItwaa If was loaded on a sleigh
and the survivor of the partnership
pulled It along till he found a place lace
where ere enough firewood could be found found
to cremate It t It was not until Lake
Labarge was reached and the derelict
steamer Alice May was discovered dlscover d
frozen In Mie hI he Ice that the dead mans m
dying wish could be carried carrl d out There Thorn
is mighty little firewood left In situ
along the Yukon trails Planks were
torn up the furnace set going solnCt and
the frozen body of Sam McGee stuffed sufTd1n stuffed
in through the door of the stokehole stoke ie
Presently his partner J > f1rtner peeped in to see
the th last of IL ILAnd It ItAnd ItAnd
And there sat Sam looking cool and andcalm andcalm andcalm
calm calmIn calmIn calmIn
In the heart ieart of the furnace roar roarAnd roarAnd
And he were a smile you 01 oould see i imile a amUe amile
mile mileAnd mUeAnd mileAnd
And bo h ° sold Please close that door
Its fine In here but b t I greatly fear fearYoull teatYouU fearYoull
Youll let in the oold and nd storm stormiSInce stonnSince stormSince
Since I left l ft Plumtree down in Tenne Tennesee Tennsee Tennesee
see seeIts seeIts seeIts
Its the first time Pv rYe been en warmOn warm warmOn warmOn
On the whole the poetical sour sourdough sourdough sourdough ¬
dough is a welcome addition to the re resources resources resources ¬
sources of Canadian literature Ut ratn If I Mr MrServIce MrService
ServIce goes on as lte has begun Mrbe be bei heshouIi beshould
should be a good man by the time i he hereaches herea hereap3ses
reaches rea < es the dangerous uangereus age of thirty thirtythree thlrlYthree thirtythree
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