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Did yo aw Der ' dronUi, . a reaolar TAm itowt No! 4h I'll look my panting muM And laws or wo ' Tnermomt ninety and nine, " On hundred degrees at four ; , And ninety again at nine P. M., ' For a full month or more. , go hot that you fall aeleep Over the newe by mall-- ' f A cow caa't low or a ohickon crow, . or a watch dog wag Ma tall. - So bot that men don't apeak ' In a bealtby, nataral tone, Uut greet a they meet on the etrert With eoaroely an audible groan. A taggerlog rooeter reels After a eun-atrnok fly, A bog Juit wlnka at an ear of corn Wbloh ohantea to lie near by. Not a drop of dew by night - Y Nor a drop of rain by day; . . .' J The welle and cittern going dry, And the oreeke haTe rnn away. : ' THE BOARD FENCE. ,; "Shoo, shoo,' get home you plaguey critters!" cried Mr. Babcock, waving his arms as he chased a dozen sheep and lambs through a gap in the fence. It was a wooden fence, and when he had succeeded in driving the animals to the other sido of it he lifted it from the fallen position and propped it up with stakes. This was an operation he found he had to repeat many times in the season, and not only of that season, but nMrinnR RBOflOnS. " - 01 bevcin r-"'-- , ...i The truth was that this f enoe formed the boundary line between ills eaiaie i .1 t nr. Small, and three cene- anu whii vi ijj.- , rations of men who owned these estates had been unable to deoide to whom xt belonged to rebuild and keep n in re- PaAgain and again had they consulted the subject, tneir reBjouw' -s-y. - and dragged from their ; hiding places musty old deeds t ana recoras, p. : --in, thA same result.1' I Yiajo . . "I say it belongs to you to keep it in repair; that's as plain as a Pi-D-, Tt.Vnnnlr WOlllJ SSV. a t ..v it beloncs to you any fool might see that," Mr. Small would reply ; and then high words would f ol iow, and they would part in anger, more determined and oosiinaw uu ever. fees and the loss by XIIO 1" J v - 1 tfMYl ft 30,11 other's cattle had already amounted to a sum su&cient to have built a fence around their entire estates. But what was that compared to the satifaction of having tneir own way? At last, one day, Miss LetiUa GiU, a mni. TflHiieoted in the village, and of some weight as a land-owner and tax-payer, sent for Mr. Babcock to come and see her on dusiiu- -- ummle haste to obey, as how wuiuu ' could it be otherwise where a lady was concerned? , - Miss Letitia sat at her window sewing a seam, but she dropped her work and took off her spectacles wnen our. i a v,ia onnfifirance. coca iuww - -ri . a ,mt. mv message; thank you for coming, I'm sure. Sit down, do. I suppose my man Isaac told you I wanted to consult you on business -a matter of equity. I may say. - rr , that we women folks should be the best . , u-t mnli things, you know. juaK'Ss .... . There's Isaac, to be sure, but then he lives on the- place ; maybe he wouldn t be exactly impartial in n about our affairs." . -Jes' so," said Mr. Babcock. , Well the state of the case is this: When Isaac came up from the long f dinner they're mowing the UlCOUVn ww - meadow to-day, and an uncommonly good yield there is when he came up to dinner he louna was siray w broken into the vegetable garden." "He did, hey?" . ' ' "You fancy the not made. I declare, Isaac was almost ready to 'use profane tn.naa T am not sure he didn't and, iougu&"' - ... after aU, I couldn't feel to reproach him very severely, for we pains no o uuieu with that garden is something amazing; working and digging, and watering, and now to see it all torn antl trampled so that you wouldn't know which was beets and which was cucumbers. It's enough to raise anybody's temper." "It is so," said Mr. Babcock. kA that in't JL for. by the looks n aim - - of things, they must have been rampag ing in the orchard and clover field 4je fare they got into the garden. Just you come and see," and, putting on her sun-bonnet, Miss Letitia abowed Mr. Babcock over the damaged precincts. Yon dont happen to know wboae animals did the mischief?" said Mr. Babeock. "Well, I didn't observe 4bem in par ticular myself, but Iaaao said there waa one with a peculiar white .mark, some thing like a croaa, on ita Launch." Wh tWa Hm.ll. U t4iw11 cried Mr. Babcock. "I know the ruarj as well as I know the nose on my face. 8he had balls on her horns, didn't she ?" "Yes, so Iaaao said." ' t .' "And a kind of hump on ber back?" "A perfect dotnedary," said Miss Le titia. "I noticed that myself." "They were Small's cows, no doubt of that at all," said Mr. Babcock, rub bing his hands. "No sheep with them, hey?" -;A: ; "Well, now, I think of it, there were sheep they ran away as soon as they saw Isaac. Yes, certainly there were sheep," said Miss Letitia. "I knew it they always go with the cows; and what do you want of me?" ' , "It's to fix the 'damages," said Miss Letitia. - "As I said before, women folks are no judges ' about such mat ters."' : .. . , Mr. Babcock' meditated ' a mpment, and then said: " " "Well I wouldn't take a cent less than $75 if I were you not a cent." "beventy-nve dollars I Isn t that a good deal, Mr. Babcook ? . You know I don't' wish to he hard on the poor man) all I want is a fair compensation for the mischief done." -. "Seventy-five dollars is fair, ma'am in fact, I might say, it's low. I wouldn't have had a herd of cattle and sheep trampling through my premises in that way for a hundred." .... ' "There is one thing I forgot to Btate: the orchard gate v was open, or they couldn't have got in; that may 'make a difference." ' ...,' , . "Not, a bit not a bit. ; You'd a right to have your gate , open, but Small's cows had 'no right', to run loose, hope Isaac drove them to the pound,1 "I heard him say he d shut em up somewhere,' and didn't mean to let 'em out till the owner calls for 'em. But, Mr. Babcock, what if he should refuse to pay for the damage ? I should hate to go to law about it." "He won't refuse; and if he does keep the critters till he will pay. j As to law, I guess he's had about enough of that." -"I am sure I thank you for your ad' vice," said Miss Letitia, "and I mean to act upon it to the very letter." Scarcely was he out of sight, when Miss Letitia sent a summons for Mr, Small, which he obeyed as promptly as his neighbor had done. a . .. She made to him precisily the same statement she had made to Mr. Bab cook, showed him the injured property, and asked him to fix the damages. , It was remarkable before he did this that he should ask the same question Mr. Babcock had asked, namely, wheth er she had any suspicion as to whom the animals belonged. "Well, one of them I observed had a terribly crooked horn." ' "Precisely it's Babcook's heifer;: I should know her among a thousand She was black and white, wasn't she?" "Well now I think of it, she was; one seldon sees so clear a black and white on a cow. , ; ' . "To be sure. - They're Babcock'sani mals fast enough. Well, let me see: what you want is just a fair estimate, I suppose." "Certainly." "Well, I should say $9Qwas as low an he oneht to be allowed to get off with?" ' "Oh, but I fer that it will seem as if I meant to take advantage. Suppose we call it say $75?" "Just as you please, of course ; but hanged if I'd let him of for a cent less than $100, if it were my case." "And if hn refuses to tav?" Wh. keen the animals until he j ' comes around, that's all." "But there's one thing I neglected to mention our gate was standing open that may alter the case," "Not at all; there's no law against keeping your gate pen ; there is against stray animals. "Very well ; thank you four your ad vice," said Miss Letitia; and Mr. Small departed with as smiling a face as Mr. Babcock bad worn. Bnt at milking time that mgbt ne made a strange discovery old Brin die was missing! At about the same hour Mr. Bab cock make a similar discovery tne black-and-white heifer was nowhere to be found ! . ; ' A norabie rairpicion kuw twin both suspicion that tney would dc have made known to each other for the world. ... They waited until it was dark, and then Mr. Babcock stole around to Miss Letitia's and meekly asked leave to ook at the animala who had committed tha trespass. He would nave done It wfthoui asking leave, only that thrifty Miss Letitia always ahnt her barn doors at night. 1 ) While he stood looking over into tha pen where the eowa were oonfined, and trying to negotiate with Miss Leti tia for the release of the heifer, along came Mr. Small in quest of Lis Brindle. The two men stared at each other in blank dismay, thou hung their heads in confusion. It was useless to assert that the dam ages were too high, for had they not fixed it themselves? It was useless to plead that Miss Letitia was in a man ner responsible for what had happen ed, on ooount , of the open, gate, for had they hot assured her that that cir cumstance did not alter the ease ? . It was useless to aay she had no right to keep the eowa in; custody, for had they not counseled her to do sot. As to going to law about it, would they not beoome the sport of the whole town? "'He that diggeth a pit, he himself shall fall into it,'" , said Miss Letitia, who read what - was passing in their minds as well as if the had spoken, for the light of Isaac's lantern fell full on their faoea; f ."However, on. one condi tion I will free the cows and forgive the debt." ' :. . . .i ".What is that?" both.,thoght the question but did not ask it.' ' '-"The condition is that you promise to put a new fence in place of the old one that separates your estates, divid ing the cost between -you, and that henceforth you will live together peace fully, so. far as in you lies. Do. you promise?" '"Yes," muttered both, in a voice annrcelv itadibfe. : ' "Shake hands upon 1 it, then," ! said Miss Letitia. -They did so. iir v, v. jm "Nowrleth the cowsrout, Isaac; it's time tliev were milked," said she. And the men went away,- driving their cows before them, with a 8hanie faced air, greatly , in contrast to the look of trumph with wieth they had before emitted her presence. The fenoe was built and the strife ceased when the cause was removed; bnt it was long before Miss ' Letitia's part in the affairs came to tbe publio ear, for she herself maintained a strict silence concerning it, and she enjoined the same upon ner man-servant, xsuuo. A Rare Proof f D?yotfon. " About a month ago .F,, A.', ..Learott, of Oakland, an engineer in the employ of the Central Pacific railroad company, and stationed in Arizona, was serious ly scolded by the overturning of his . . i locomotive, and one ot nis legs was so badlv injured that the flesh fell away. The attending physician told him that if his friends would eaon contriDute a small piece of flesh they could repair tne JimD ana restore it to u uwu use fulness. The statement was widely cir cnluted and twenty-eight of his fellow- workmeu volunteered and bravely bared their limbs to the surgeon's knife. The transplantation of flesh was seccessiui lv made, and to-day the leg looks al most as natural as does the uninjured member. The heroic act of the men was dulv rewarded. The railroad com' nanv hearinar of the case, leave of absence was given and two months ex tra pay was ordered paid to each of the men. Mr. ivearett is now at nis uunio, No. 803 Peralta street, and is rapidly recovering. San Franomco Lnron- The estate of a rich man is hallowed ground to the lawyers and they will travel for miles to prey upon n. S CUBES THOUSANDS YKABLT. W 4 a POSITIVE CURE ft 1 c. Is - iita nwaiBBii Rcstorcsthfl v 1 Jfs - " -we'""""- l 4 AlrilarnwillprmH P 3r- .cLlm.A.k7rardrnri.t v.t ft IHvCrMk'i Wtae f 2 r TmM Uk. m Mbt. , M m For f H Onigguw. 3 I S.I.SWTIlCO..Prcp'r l J J ATrren.esue. KM mat km It, m iu..tf ijjj. j I S. ft. 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