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EARNING A LIVING.
ARRT mmr fn with a nand bn it and w» w«r» rather turprlKil to him. Harry 1* our nfphew, and lives In the country rtf teen mile* away He did not nay anything particu larly about coming, until after on* and $£ M f jwpNrV l , Katltar «f in* family had h*ft th ® room t*> Aim h« gMld I'Auat £faryf I've left ;»©me.'' ■'*lAft j§M»*r 1 after him. ■WflPAk' > ' NVI > Kfiat tki you pifA' and 2 had *.»n * * !l<l P <*u»t. * A •«!!» Mint partly <vtr my race. «*!* to aetlle tut. a aertoua »«>* ■» 1 M« thlnk’n* what a atran*a attuatmo |*W4M V « anr hoy of min* ever had and “quit '* Our home Ilf* *U *n beautifulb before m*. th«r« warn never «' 'Mm body wanted to «o mwmy: we omjv&M-d Qur lM«»e earth »y paradl**- to|||Vfor> %rr and ever Hut I Hurt try IdPfevl ut what wa* the matter *r|||rfha| borne and that boy. 4t> y.-u mean to 4uT' 1 "Ofel I tn (King t«. take .are of my aalf hare In the city. 1 can do H eaally. * he atmw-ered me. you Mould do It acme wav. If you had ut, but «t eaally. I >» your home t* a beautiful one. y«a» are an only won. and alwaya band U) tlaa beat of rlothln* You are XUMNI to an abur. ! nt and whole*''me hvtnc Wi«l you will rnia* your father* f«M» Which Ur Ml,. Ton need nor w->r• » about me. I can take car* myw ' ! ta!%a4— Wit* H try and Udd him of a bar Whom t k- w about hia a«e. and same* Mart iaiv.ble. Who received threw dollar* a ve> and bad to b* at Ida pfn at * la tb. momtn* I told him febur |mHa are m the 'tty for boy a Mf llUHl*' 1 1 lard time*, when bo> Harry einraurdtt on* need think he WOttM «(Wk.||'-tbrn dollar* a week *T tfMMJIrI ijKjfm t 1 m»<ht take *tv Harry want limp*-' and i hammed t.< AUNT MART. I’VE LEFT HOME. nt/W hi* moth* r that Harry *aa aaft nder mmr root, tor I could acarcely pi. 1 4 ft* UtU horn* 'from which the only Ml hm4 IW %Waj To my great »ur rtar. I*** day or two all hU clothing aa amt lhr hi* BMhtr, hla h*avy flan ‘l* and winter ipverroat and aIL . Harry looked In vain for work. At ft. thrt .trh a frlenda of oura. Harry the rhaiaeto go In a at ore for jfv** dollar* a wi-fk. and he felt .■ge<d to taklfth' place. Then 1 made ■ny mind that Harry had better *ee ■t It meant to take care of oneaelf. HEgigir, y.'U made a good K y 6« arf i: nnl wc ran Mtak» boar'*' You wtl! have to |>:a». Harry 1 cannot pay l -aid until f more.” ' • • v..hints take n^ra^Btre." - hr t< found 4 t- |»a> -k itn a > ft; v f* VV i..>> there m'&'-'m BMP.'* 1 ' a *ad MM’ WliWl- r t • wa ff i ■ < i"S a L-.-u: many If I'm r >: 11 h »...•! be.-n V F/ rut* W Jto Harry. V v ’ ,f r ? ° ' for H*rry—city mall—and I found that he wu answering advertisement* for easy Job*. H« sold a nice pair of trou pers and Invested the money In some of the things that you mint give a dol lar or so security, but he never heard any farther from hie dollars. lila father often had business In the city, and met Harry face to face sever al times, but only passed with some light salutation, as If he had seen him every hour In the day. I knew that Harry had grown up a headstrong boy. that money had really been wasted on him. He would not go to the home school. He had I en sent to one place and another, but had made little Improvement. On the other hand. I knew that the home had not been much of a home for a restless boy. Everything must be In spick-span order inside that house. There must not be kite Umber nor •crap book material nor anything to litter the house. Thers was no games and no one to play games with him as he grew a larger boy. If he could steal | out In the kitchen or stable with the farm men of an evening and have a game of cards he considered himself fortunate. His mother had always tried to screen him from his father, and his father was looking up from his figuring or newspaper and telling him to stop talking or go to bed. I made up my mind to take a day In the country myself, and see what my brother-in-law thought about Harry Of course. I should not ask him. for If I did he would not answer me My sister used to explain to me that he was s reserved sort of s man who never wanted to be meddled with. He bad money enough, so she used to tell him what she could not get along with out. and really, she had clothing enough . nly she had no choice In the use of money; there was no money that was her own. I had written my stater that I was go ing to give myself a day In the country with her. fixing the time To my sur prise. William met me him—lf. gener ally he sent a men to me**l sny of us. I had often heard him say that Harry was g>«d for nothing, more trouble than he was worth, etc. Rut 1 saw that he was mellowed, and that he thought ; be could talk a little to me going along end my sister would nol hear him. Wll ; tiam began "It is hard to bring up a boy and have him leave Just when he la getting to be of use. and now. when I feel my own health giving way. why. he Is worth ten dollars a wee* to me Instead of ! three.- "IHd you ever tell him eoT' I asked. "Mercy, no; 1 wouldn't humor him or ) rpoll him In that way." ( "William. I have heard you say he was ! good for nothing, but I do not suppose > you have told him that, have you?" 1 "Oh. yes; his mother has humored I him to death and spoiled him." Then ; as If he were afraid of betraying some ’ weakness In wishing him back, he add ed: "I know It would please his mother to have him come lack and stop the neighbors' talk, but I shan't ask him." I ventured more than I thought I would, and told William that a boy or girl needed a borne, but that all the books and all the rules In the world would not make It If the true Idea of home wss not In the hearts of the two who stand guardians of the home; that a home was no place for selfishness. I went back to my own hearthstone. A few evenings after Harry came again and said: "1 am going to leave my place and try to do better In some other city.** I did not tell him I had been to his father’s, but I said: "If I were you. I would go home to ! morrow morning on the early train." "No. I will never ro unlesa father I asks me to come. I would go If he did." Harry must have changed hla mind over night, for as soon as the mall could bring me word a letter came from the grandmother of the family, saying that Harry was at home and helping about as If he had never been away, and the ' only comment waa that ahe guessed "that Harry was as glad to get home as his father was to have him come.” Could Make On* to Order. "This is a mighty fine place. I don't think," contemptuously observed the j tattered vagrant. "The benches haln't i been painted fur nine years, the trees need trimmin , and the grass Is dyln' fur want of being’ looked after. You haln't got no bump of order.” "I’ll raise one on you mighty quick if you don't move on.” answered the park policeman, unlimbering his club. Mprimr.* f i Hunter —I saw large flocks of wild geese flying northward early in March. Farmer —Huh! If they wasn’t geese they wouldn’t go by the almanac. THE HABIT OF DRUDGERY. Some Advantage and OthsrwUe of Hav ing a I>Utln«uUlie<l Hrothrr. Since my brother Mundanus hae be come rich and famous as the author and autocrat of the bootjack trust 1 have been very strongly tempted to •top wording for myself and arrange with him for my support It may be that I shall conclude that the habit ■ of drudgery ?s too firmly fixed on me to be thrown off with impunity, so that perhaps I shall elect to go oc working; but if I da it will be in ths nature of self-indulgence, maintained for mere personal ease, against my oonviction of what is just and right For my argument is and it is con ceived on general and impersonal grounds, and founded without pre judice on dispassionate observation, that a comfortable maintenance with out work is a very moderate set-off to any ordinary man for the incon venience and detriment of having an immoderately successful brother. The rea-on lies in the incorrigible tendency of society to measure brothers by the .same standard. When they are little, society puts them back to hack and observes which is the taller When they are grown it pilot, their achievements or renown or incomes up side by side, and re marks which pile Is bigger. Mr. Rockefeller's or Mr. As tor’s income may run up into the millions without making anyone think the worse of my capacity ; but ever since it became known that Mundanus was getting fifty thousand a year (large ly payable in Bootjack stock, as I happen to know, but the public doesn't) it has been imputed to me as a fault, and somewhat of a dis grace, that my in-takings were not so large. However conscientiously a man may have used the talents given him. and whatever progress he may have made in life, if it be his misfor tune to have a meteoric brother who has sailed conspicuous where he has had to plod, and arrived glorious, where he ha- swea.ed in patient as piration. the slow-ga>l«d man Is bound to suffer as I do by disparag ing comparison with his ecu pod fel low of the same brood.—Scribner's. lh» H •••>•> k link. The hand-organ has often been voted a nuisance, but never before, probably, for the reason that it set up too high a standard. Kdlth had been to church for the first time. ••And what do you think of it?” asked her mother. •*I didn't like the organ very welL” ••Why not?” ••’Tause there wasn’t any monkey with it,” ‘uiWHfdl Tr*alm«ot. ••Just try to frighten me, will you?” said Briggs to Braggs. ••What for?” ••I’ve got the hiccough, and if you frighten me it will go away at once.” ••Very well. then, here goes: (shouting at the top of his voice) •Lend me twenty dollars?’” ••Ah. thinks: it’s gone!”—-Texas Siftings. Very IJhr. Jack—Did it ever strike you that a marriage is very similar to a house on fire? • No. Why?” Jack—Weil, they both rise from a spark, and the result is about as dangerous in both cases. — Judge. Thr Itnnc-o SltM-rrr’s Victim. Paying Toller— Wo don’t know the party who drew this draft. He h«9 no money in this bank. Mr. Hayseed— Don’t know him? Why, the old gentleman told mo he was a brother-in-law of George Gould.—Texas v if tings. Th«* Place Ilr T*r*-frrre«i. Judge—You have been found guil ty of murdering your parents Cor their money. Have you anything to say before sentence is pronounced? Billy the Ki*i N’awthin', 'cept l think you might send me to u orpuau asylum. Ar« Ton <;«t!nc Ksat Thl« Snimai-r? Don't forget that the great summer tourist route Is the Michigan Centrs.L "The Niagara Falls Route." & first class line for first-class travel, the popu lar line to Niagara Falls. Mackinac Island, the Thousand Islands of the St. Lawn*nc?. the White Mountains, the Adlrondacks. Portland by the Sea. Bos ton, and New Fngiand points. New York and the seashore. Send ten cents postage for “A Sum mer Note Book.” It will tell you all about these places and how to reach them. O. W. RUGGLES. Gen'l Pass’r and Tkt. Agt.. Chicago. Anarchy threatens to revive In Chicago The brewers have cut priees until beer can be obtained for ultnowt nothing. I he Cures Bv Hood's .Sarsaparilla are wonderful, hut the explanation is simple. Hood’s Warsiipanlla purifes, vitalizes and enriches \j- the blood, and dis ease cannot resist its la powerful curative A ) '* t, powers, head this: yk ' My girl had hip dis ease when five years old. She was con* fined to her bed and tj^JjT t for six or seven weeks lie doctor applied weights to the of rcted limb. When she pot up she v.4* unable to walk. had lost all her trength and day by day she became h inner. 1 n*.i(l of a cure of a similar case by H»xxl s Sarsaparilla, and decided to give it to Lillian. When she had • iken one b .ttle it had ejected so much _ood that I kept on giving it to her I until she hud takeu three bottles. Her ippetite was then excellent and she a-as well and strong. She has not used ruUhes for eight months and walks to v-hool every day. 1 cauuot say too much for Hood’s Sarsaparilla It is a splendid medicine and I would recommend it to any one.** Mks. G. A, Laßobk. Oroville. 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