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JUNIOR
EDITORIAL
CORNER
Boys will be b*oys,\thcy jail say";:but I ;say dogs will be dogs, and- when
: : "it conies, to "getting;, into 'mischief getting lout ;of- it agani, I' (!o.=not thinks
there is. much difference -between little boys and ; lit tie -dogs. ;\u25a0 Now," there is
my friend iJassie^W^
;\u25a0 to make one -bark. Lassie is^a little' fox terrier, mostly all \u25a0 ear 'and wriggle,;
: • ancl jno tail ; "at , least hardly? any : to? speak* of-tsomething .like 'my own. " Tn ; .
: /act Lassie looks",so: much like me. that when people pass her on: the street
they call out,. VHullo, Alonzo; how's the Junior' Call?" This makes her quite
, ' proud/you/may be sure. : . ';..;'\u25a0 '\u25a0••'\u25a0•".•'•';\u25a0\u25a0 j;'"- \u25a0•;.\u25a0'\u25a0* \u25a0.v. v .\u25a0•.\u25a0"\u25a0'.'\u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0'\u25a0'. r '•",.'
Bur, you know, Lassie, will .get into trouble, and; people Awho.do not
know-any, better think she is I,- and I get- the blame. However, she is
such, a, nice, genial little playmate thatione can 'not get: angry' with her. ..
Last week there was- a great: parade' in San Ffaricisco, and 1 ;'uess all
the dogs and; all 'the, children in = the :':. city; were "but to see.it. Of course, = 1
:^;-,wass,tnere;,but;li did not expect to-seevLassie out, for she f is ;y dog,^
;. >;and; : K knew Mier master : would -iiotilet her looses in s^crovvdUo -big as : thatl :
; I rnaginc; my ;r; r surprise thenastne parade .came into Market'
\u25a0 street,:tnrningr,the ;,corner,,who . should 1 - be in ; theaead but;; little". Lassie! \u25a0 Her:
, stump of a tail was straight up ; in-the;iair;and her -ears'stuck out 'like two
Jans,: and, .she. marched down the middle •ofjthc.'strect as if she. was. the grand
; marshal. iShelookedfso? funny : that I simply curledi up on the sidewalk' and
-. 'howled with laughing. But the grand marshal and the policeman and the sol
diers (hd> -.not; like it. 1 hey said 'she; was?spoilingahe> parade: because, every:
looked at her and cheered iher.^ So a big. policeman 'ran: up and began '
, to shoo and swing Ins club as ifv he ;was, going toThit^her; 'but; asisoon-:as
. he came near Lassie- stopped; and then- began to;; beg on -her hind ;legs—as^
dogs will when they are trained. She looked so clever that the/pohceman
began to laugh: Then Lassie marched :on her hindf legs t toward 'him' and
S<iicl|all!herj6tHer r Uncks— for she is well Well, that; policeman looked
at her and grinned/and Lassie looked back; and grinned and. I /guess: she
' would f have | been , allowed to march ' all aalong. 'Markett t street ii i her master had ',
"not appeared. Jie knew her little ways and he whistled once, just J once.:
, Lassie her game was up^fonshe that; if not r^
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Ni herself sat /once her -master would vpull; ; a : leash ?; out ', of his pocket - ; and
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spank her onejor^two /rights smart; flips— rjust as little boys are spanked when
they. are not good . \u25a0
So Lassie came out of the parade and'l went nosing up to her and I
said:
v .'.; "Look'here, -Lassie;' howis it that you can do all these ithings and: yet :
. have everybody like you? Now, if another dog had. tried l to march 'ahead of -
thatvparadc the i policeman would" have thrown things.^ and everybody s would
have 'been angry. * How' do you do it? get 1 .; into: trouble and" yet 1;
every one, likes you. Why is it? •
"Well," said Lassie, "in the first place I learned rriy: lessons well and .
know. my tricks; secondlj', I am.afraid ..of; no one;and,thirdly,-I am pleasant;,
with every one. Think it over, Alonzo." \u25a0 \u25a0 _
.Juniors,' l give you Lassie's advice for getting along, in the; world. Think ;
;> it over. ' '\u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0:':- : ' -.,,' '.\u25a0-\u25a0':'/ \u25a0 r'-'-\>'' , '. ' - ' ' ALONZO. *
SHORT BARKS FEOMALGN2to^
;THe:'Maniri'tlie Moon looked but of 'the moon,
There's nothing like, being popular. .When -Kwastakeri to my
license 1 the clerk looked, at me and saul: "Why, you're Alohzo. You don't
need a; license. The governor has let you off free." And I~ stilUwear the
isame size in collars. -'•\u25a0 \ •. '
• I think' they need s a whole crowd of policemen at the, baseball. park. The '
-other day I was staiiding;outside the gate trying to.sneak in, when. I heard
a man . say \u25a0 that Smith .biffed the pitcher for three , bags,* spiked the baseman,
sVole'home and romped; away with, the game"
The ; Queen 'of ; Hearts
She made some tarts
.All on a summer's day.
„ The Knave of Hearts,
lie stole those tarts
And took' them clean away
,The King of Hearts,.
In search of tarts,
Between the two
\ Tl»ey found a clew,
And soon restored the pie s. . •
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL; SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 191 0.--THE JUNIOR CAEQ
FLOWER LORE
WATisn; mi.y op this wtcstern
-WORLD
I'wrHy of Ilrnrt
(Copyright, 1010, by C. Mnrminan. AH lUgtata
\u25a0 . llcunrred.)
"riidfp Tirgln lilies «11-the ulfiht,
Untiling their Ix^otlca; ln -Uie latp;
Hint nicy nmy \u25a0 rlw more-frpsb end bright, -
VVhon'thplr bolotr«l Rnn'S' awak*."
— Moore. "ParndlM! ami the Pert"
K AT HARINB BEALS
» » ANY, many years ago, when the s
'A/V Indians alone possessed the Amer
\u25a0 lean wilderness, a ;bahd v of ,war
rlors: wore- encamped on 'the shore of a
lake. .'At night as they satand'smoked
their, plpestthey watched the; stars, for . .'
in. them .they believed dwelt the good \u25a0•
who'had-bcenHake^away by the Great.
Spirit.. ; '.. ;. .;;;": ••'•
One \u25a0 night they saw ,a , star, that
seemed* brighter and nearer than any. of '
the ot libra. \ A' council.of their. wise men
was called to asccrtalnjthe-meanlng of
thls.wonder. iv Some that its/was '
an .omen of evil; 'othera , that it^was a
messenger "of ; good. ~,Ono> whole "moon; r
passed' and ,the > mystery remained
solved. 'jvOne^night a \u25a0 young ,brave
dreamed ;• that u a-. 1 radiant maiden stood -/
beside him'and said: "I-loveyour land, ,
Its lakes, and*. its mountains,* its birds
and its \u25a0 flowers,' and ! I have left' my sis
ters to' dwell among 'you., ."Ask. your.
people where! cAn. live n*nd, what form , ; \
1 shall (.take Ho: be i loved of all."
At; dawn, the, '.^ warriors .\v«*re sum-^
moned; to the'' councils lodge ;;and the:;
:young 4 .braye' reported his: dream.' ..Three
of , the -..wisest iM'ere chosen , -to welcome : .
the; stranger. ' They; were surprised- to ; :
find that as .they .went toward ; the : star /; >
it • seemed ', to V advance!: to • meet '. them r : .
until ... !it seemed 'almost ; within . their.^
•reach.;.* They offered-a: pipe of v peace, 1 -.; ,
filled^ with ' fragrant^ herbs, rand " it
\u25a0 taken by ': unseen >• hands'. T:"As': they, re-
turned lithejstar • followed and hovered ;
•over the v camp ' until 'daw n./ '*'};'.'\u25a0'.
V,-That:*night' the /maiden ngain ap- •
pcared ,tb -the, young - brave to "know
[ what: form *• she should Hake . and ; where ; ;
she should :live.'.- ; Numerous, places were
? Bugge8ted">but'at;la8t:itrwas^decided',to?;.- :
\u25a0 leave i t \u25a0 • to , the Cmaiden^to ; choose? for.
: herself.",: •» 'At ' first { she .chose '. a'Twhite/
rose on the. mountain, but no one; could •.
see her. . * Then she > selected ?a . prairie * : :
flower, but the: hoof -of the , buffalo;
ecrushed' licr^to; earth.- Then V she went
flnto~a honeysuckle 'on the cliff, '-but the
.^children could Vnot ["reachiher. -At last
the star, said : , ! : '.'I where 'I- will -
-go.' I' will.be safe^andl can^watch' the
canoes - as theyj come i'and \u25a0 go • and. the ;
: children'; can play'withvme." ; , ;
•So;; saying, ehe; dropped .gently .into ./
the^cooljiWater^of^the; lake 'and the, next •
morrilngr ' thousandsiof whlteililies .were .
iblbomingJin^the Jake's' all; about," arid ,
the: Indians called it wah^be-gwan-nee
;;(the ; .white;flower)^ \'j.'- •\u25a0_; ;\";r'v ; "::•:• .•'-.•;\u25a0 ':'"
; A i SARA^CfllVDIAN-L,EGENb i .. \^ : ' : : .
,/, Another -'account f of the original of
the ;water;lily-comes from- the = Saranac
(Indians.^ :\u25a0:'\u25a0, :\u25a0.:"\u25a0'".''\u25a0" '\u25a0\u25a0 ' -. \u25a0;/;..
;-.^It;,was;iBumnierl 'All the spring^the^
youn g.y brave chief £ of ;.> t he .^ Saranacs^ ,t :.
;wi th-hisVwarriorsA had ;been: away; war-;
ring with 1 a'neighboririg tribe," but 'they -^
'hadfreturned^yictorious'j to; their, camp - ,
'onthe shore of the lake of .the Reflected *~*
Stars." There : ; wasvwild^ feasting^and;,
revelry^to' welcome^ them; home." > Every; .
: one y was \u25a0':.. joyous,",;' save f^one, », and • . she .
>h"ould;have ?been^ the. happiest; of : all, : V
for.iln onelweek'shewas to.be the bride,; \
of •the i victori6us7chief.'' i . / ' ' > ; :\u25a0
v' -': Itiwa8 r .Osteetah^ ; the^ Bird,^ the ; sweet ; :'
singer '; of .;\u25a0 theV trib€. \u25a0 "\ She^had ;taken v a *.-M
vow thatv-no one'jknew.lanythingjabout,
save'; the Great ' Sp'iri t, f; and ; she-was ; sad.
'. Silently. she ; withdrew. from , the; throng,";;;
\ and;sltpping|intO;'hefscahoe^8he';pad
;'dled; along ' the ;shore» of "theflake.;^ : But v,
: the :' chief & had t seen "i her, . : and ; running
. to^thershbre'sprangf lntofhlscanoe.and
'fol lowed *hen% On /the'y^w'eht until the - :
Bird, '\u25a0-, beaching" her. i canoe,'} climbed :,up i '
Jtothertopiof a ; high cliff.": SheJ; called;;
to 1 h'er lover not toifollow.-but he tiitlier •
'I "ULtUP -ii .- »l'l.' i'^ii lit Vin lhillui<l*>>ifll*linwi l ''<ii 'lii r iMl
Harbor; Point Light
, .'.. : The only woman lighthouse-keeper
on i.'llrfike' Michigan "llyesr at Harbor
'.s point; the famous •'north"em; Michigan
. summer, resort,: where she bus -resided
2(5 years with her husband, Daniel
Williams. V
" Mrs. '.Williams i was*. Miss Elizabeth
Whitney, and: when she .was very
young,-h«r, family moved to Beaver lsl
. and durlhK -tho '.time that. King James
; JeHse, ' Strung, -; the A Mormon .leader,
reigned there j ln, all his; glory. .While
; there she :•. had { many ; exciting adven-.
: tures and saw much; pain and sorrow. iri
- connection |< with " her life l among the
Mormons, -about which, she \u25a0. has -written
'tin interesting book entitled: ,"A ; , Child
of the. Sea ; ; and r Life Among Uhe, Mor
mons,"-dedicated Uoithe men who sail
. the \u25a0 seaa.|Sp^|BßPSgqßaßflßßß|l
>'fhe Harbor^ point i lighthouse is v an
ideal home, furnished comfortably and
- containing ; many modern ' conveniences.
Mrs. -Williams ; is very fond of collect
ing 'stones^ and has a .large number of
glass jars; filled with varicolored speci
mens of •\u25a0 rock which she \ has gathered
from i the '. shores of the lake. -She and
. her husband spend the season . of navi
gation' on' the pplnt and during; a few
months of : every winter reside at
Painsville, O.— - I'etoskey correspondence
, Detroit News.
did not or would not understand. On
he came climbing after her to persuade
her to renounco her vow and go back
with him. Perceiving that she could
not stop him, Ostcetah turned her face
to Uhe sky and leaped from tho cliff
into the lake below. Tho chief sprang
. In Rafter her, and swam with giant
strokes, searching everywhere for her..
But. in vain; she was not there. And
after a while he went sadly back to
, his": people, ..nnd the feasting was
changed; into mourning, for the Bird
\u25a0was loved by all. ; A,
The next day.. a: stranger; came to the
Indian village, holding in his hand a
new flower.* :No Indian had ever seen
• a • flower , like . i t,*and : much wonder ; was .
expressed. J \Thelr. surprise was .still
'greater .when he, told them that in the
lake of ; the Kefiected : Stars there were
many more just like It;* Hurriedly they
•"wehtvto see "for thcmselvefl, -and;- sure
; enough, there were i hundreds ' of \ great
- white; water -lilies, floating bn # the
:'.-' water. \u25a0\u25a0..... ' , .'',-.
/While they were gazing a. man ap
peared fdressed ; lri , flowing- robes, and ;
• . he v told themi that because Osteetah had
been true tocher, vow the v Great Spirit
had: given ' her tlils '. form. The v white;
leaves" v were' for- her goodness," the yel
;, low, ; center?her faith, ;the. green -leaves
a symbol ;that : - she -should ; live: forever, :
that every.; morning' she 'would open to
\u0084' the 'sun i as) he rose,' and;^ close -when ';" he.
sank beneath the horizon in' the eyen-
Ing., \u25a0 ' \u25a0. "V ' \u25a0 ' * \u25a0' ' : '
.And*' so to the Indian^the" water lily
\u25a0is -the emblem of good -faith... ".
WHEHE THK .', UNDINES; LI VB'-'.- ;
In .Germany it Is believed "that;the;
Undines, lor .water,:) spirits, ; make .their
homes .'in;, the .the water-lilies.
"As the night- comes, on the petals ; of
; the flowers; close' .'.tightly,'-.' shutting.-. in.
the water spirits,; and
- down -in to.* the :^ water,- to. rise in all j
their^beautyi withthemorriirig : sun.
2^>There|is;a>stbny^of a German \ knight,',
"who Jlo ved' " one;;' of '.these ' :\u25a0 beautiful
spirits, and made, her,; his -.wife. ;.Soon\
after 'the ' marriage he -wanted vto take
/hisi iady^iout '"< on;';the'. : - water^in^a.boat.v
She begged ; him jnot: to; go/ .; but-h«
. laughed. "at; her; fesirs, and she
" si i pped 1 n to the boat 1 wi th ; him. : They «
; had " not ; ; gone '\u25a0'. far 5 when ';> hundreds of
; lit tie i hands fd ra gged >! the : boat 5 and ; all *
, \u25a0 under * the -.water,^ and ? the j-friext^ morn
ing ::;twoT.waterj lilies, : larger .iand > more
beautiful-thffn'the others, appeared near.
. wherejthecboutShad; gorie'down.' ; \u25a0'\u25a0:,
. '..-; ' Th c Wai hie h ian s '\u25a0*> 1n \ Rbuman la have'
a superstitution jthat'.feveryl flower -has :
a soul, and that^the T water.; lll y^'sits at^
, t lie gate "of r paradise^^t and i solemnly ; de
mandsiof each blossom a strict 'account
' ; of the use; it has made; of MtS 1 odor. '
: A;THE>WoiviDERiFULt.WAT^
.'':;} \Th el most"; wonderful .water,, lily In' the \
;v; v world is the ".victoria- regina.*; jit : was
introduced: iinto -England ; from South
Amerlcaabout.lßso'arid was : named for
% England's ' good : queen ; by ; ., Professor
Llndley,; c whojhad .written; a monograph \u25a0
; *treating|of Hhe^flower Jaridl its .^culture.:
uTne ;blossoms rare i, enormous;.' and
':• .'leaves ';" sometimes ;; measure; , nine ';• feet
across'- and % can? bear up a * man;; The,
;tflowerSisSnight^;blooming. ? r;Ther first
' evening: that'f it'jopens t the sis;
- white arid t he, odor is almost^oppressly e.-
On'the; second';Viay,;;. ; when- it\unfolds "it;
.rdisplaysia^pink^blossbm^This^remark
..;able>flower,;isi grown*; in many? gardens,.
.\u25a0' both x public and private, in the United
.: 'States;'. ;':.. •.•\u25a0'. :: ':".r:^ "\u25a0'-:\u25a0 ! PV-."' ;\u25a0.- :.
There", has r been ; almost as •:• much ;at
\u25a0t tention I paid < in ;: literature ; to ; ; the .[water
; 1 ily ..; as 's to the ; rbseTor,' thefviolet:?; Tho
reau'sichapter\u25a0'\u25a0brivVWater Lilies*,', is cool
,ihg to!' the,; most fevered i mind, .v; Heine,
\ Moore.l'; Shelley^; and s VWbrdsworth have.
.all paid! "their tribute 'to l' the i mystic
flower.': \u25a0'• But Ut'i remained- for a recent
" laureate ' of En gland 'to; chdose" it: asjun
. exquisitejomblemrof -affection; i ; > ::
r v "Now I folds ' the' Jlly : all \ ber sweetness ' up^f-.'.
1 And slips Into the bosom of the lake;
' ' So fold . thyself,- my * dearest, ' thou, - aad \u25a0 slip ; " \u25a0'
Into my . boso!n,"v and '. be lost in .- me." '. ,
.- \u25a0\u25a0 ' : \u25a0 \u25a0\u25a0"' ;\u25a0•\u25a0 — Tenuyßon,- "The .PrincCßS.".
"Rab and His Friends"
'Doctor Brown's. masterpiece in-Htera- , ;
ture is tlie story, "Rab and His Friends." ;
Itab was , a , great .mastiff owned \lty .. a
carter. \The narrative begins with a .".'»\u25a0
dog fight,- and' includes one of ; the moßtk^.
pathetic 1 incidents of human experience, .
told from'beglnningto end with a deli
cate touch and k a 1 - perfect -,'.; sympathy. \
Another, story: by.hlm is almost equally
fanious—^the: tale. : of-. little
Fleming,", the, wonderful child,; with her
: pretty ways 'and "quaint * ideas,. : which
she^ wrote down isome I times in,' rhyme
and somet imes in^amusln'g, prose. The
Btory of Kab v ts founded on: fact, 'and •
.that' ot : Marjorie.; Is J 'wholly.' true." The -
doctor!* early love of ,. iAtln; asserted \u25a0
Itself when he gave, his .collected writ- * !
.Ings the jtltle.-VHoraa " ' Subaedvae,"
which In the American edition. is* trans
lated , into "Spare Hours." — Ilosslter
Johnson, St. Nicholas, r
Danny's Errand
'"Oh, dear!" sighed Danny Dunn,
'There's nut a islngle breeze In eight!"
Tln:n Hiiimy jfrablcd a'Lankot
' And ran with all hia might;
"To the windmill," shouted Danny,
"To buy wind to J!y my kite." >
—a Virginia L*jvis in fit. Nicholas.

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