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Feature By S. B. HACKLEY (Copyright, 1919, by th« McClura Nawa* paper Syndicate.) For a qunrter hour only the crickets had broken the silence In the Comp ton orchard, where old Tobins and Je mlmu and Minerva, their Knimhlaugh ter, assorted some mighty mounds of fallen wlneßaps. Then Minerva spoke. "Zack wants me to run off and mar ry him, grandpnppy, after fodder strlppln’s over.'* “Lord, Nervy, don’t ye I" old To bias' faded eyes were piteously be seeching. “Stay by us, honey. No body feels for us old ones like you do. Nervy J" Minerva smiled faintly. “1 told Zack, grandpnppy, I couldn't marry him If mn wasn’t willin’. She'd drive ine off and surely mistreat you and grnndmaminy If I married against her will.” “Was Znrhnrlah fretted?” the grand mother asked anxiously. Minerva crimsoned. They must not know how much Znck was "fretted 1" “He—he said he’d stay away until I sent for him. I—there’s ma I” In southern Appalachia It Is custom ary for the aged father and mother to live with the youngest son In the old home. Rut old Tobias’ log dwelling was an unusually large one—a most deslruble home, and Eliza, the wife of the eldest son, by skillful machina tions contrived to get Charley, the youngest son, and his wife, I'hoehe, away and to get her own family In stalled. Lazy herself, she depended almost entirely on her young daughter, her only child, to do the work of the house, and to keep her services she had de termined Minerva should not marry any hut some young man she could take Into her house and rule, as she did Joshua, the girl’s henpecked fa ther. Hy her orders, Zacharlah Burden, who was not the "humble sort” she de sired for a son-in-law, stayed away from the Compton house, but Zack was resourceful and managed often to see the gentle little creature who was like n guardian angel to the old ones. “Cryln*. Jemlmy?" old Tobias, sitting smoking on their bedroom hearth that evening, asked uneasily. Jemima wiped her eyes. “1 got to studyln’ about Mlnervy a waitin’ on her happiness on account of us and It worried me some, Blast" she confessed. After Jemima slept. Bias still sat on the hearth. Minerva was delicate, like their little Kettle who had died six teen years before, three months after the soldier sweetheart they had not been willing for her to marry had been laid under Cuban palma. “Little Kettle! Little Kettle I" he murmured. “Lord, If I’d let her had her way about Jess Duty, she might not have pined away! Jess, he wasn't a bad boy—l wish I hadn’t stood In her way—l do wish It. Lord I” Ills pipe clattered on the hearth. Ills heavy groans awakened Jemima. “The pain Doc Higgins said was from my heart. It’s plnchln' a little I” he labored out, his hand clutching his chair rungs, his nigged old face chalky. Jemima trembled as she measured out the drops the young doctor had left for him. The doctor had warned her all worry must be kept from To bias, and he had worried because he had cuught her crying about Minerva! “You reckon you worked too hard at the apples. Bias?" she asked him when at Inst she got him between the bed covers. “No. I got to thlnkln’ about our little Kettle. I was wlshln' I could go bock them sixteen years and tell the little, lovin' thing her and Jess might marry before he went to the flghtln*. Then the pain struck ms." She patted his hands In gentle soothing. “Kettle and Jeaa wasn't long separated. Bias, honey! The Lord saw to that! Now try to go to sleep." But It was long before he closed his eyes. "They could come and live with us and things would be all right.” Jemima heard hltn murmuring over and over In his fitful sleep, “If Eliza was will in’l” Then once he cried out: “She's a-goln' like Kettle, Jemlmy— like Kettle! Can’t you ace It?" When he was quiet again, Jemima arose and dressed herself. If he wor ried himself much more he might bring on another attack, and Joel Higgins had said two attacks close together might kill him. “I CHn And my way to Aaron Bur den's," she said to herself, ''some way, dark as It Is. I’m bound to see Zack!“ Two hours luter she stood breath leas In the Burdens' yard on the top of the mountain. The dog slept, hut fear of hltn set her knees shaking. With a trembling band she tapped oa the window of Zack'a bedroom. Near the dawn, when Zack helped her off the gentle mule he had led down the mountainside, her old face was shining like the eastern star. A few days later when Kllaa came home from Miranda Mulllken'a “guilt log," she was consumed with wrath. Naomi Rouse, whom she hated of all women, bad bragged to Ran that her daughter, Magnolia, had taken Zack Burden "away" from Elisa Compton’s Minerva I Long before the “fodder Bulling" was done, officious neighbor* began to predict Zartr's early marriage to Magnolia. Minerva drooped visibly. Her grand* father fretted. M Jemlmy, ain't she talcin' It to heart too much? Lemuie give her a bint; It'a Juat play-actin'1 M Jemima shook her head smiling. “Don’t worry about Nervy. She'll come out all right. Zack don't want her told until the show day, and that ain’t long off, Bias!” The circus coining to Caneyvllle had advertised a prise of $10 In gold to he given to the young woman not afrold and willing to be murrled on au elephant’s back In their ring, which advertisement doubled and tripled the slse of the attending crowd on the “show day.” Early that morning Zack Burden's two mules passed the Compton wagon, en route to Caneyvllle. Zack rode one mule. Magnolia Rouse the other. Eliza could not restrain a look of dhe pleasure. “Thera two are the pair that's to bo married on the elephant's back 1“ old Bias volunteered cheerfully. “Zack's done arranged with the show folks.” This news was the last straw. Eliza turned to her daughter, her face white with wrath. “Nervy Compton, before I'd let everybody In the county see that low down Rouse girl take my feller right before my eyes. I’d Jump In Caney river I" Minerva smiled. “Their weddln' won’t discredit me, ma. Zack's not my feller now, and all the folks know he wanted to marry me and you wouldn't let him I" At the doae of the circus perform ance, the largest and gentlest elephnnt, with a howdah on bis back, was brought Into the ring. “Will the gentleman who wishes to be married please present himself?" the ringmaster called out. Zack arose and took Magnolia's arm, but she pulled back, screeching foolishly. “I'm afraid of the elephant I I'm afraid to get close to the thing 1“ “Will the gentleman try to persuade another lady then? We're bound to have a wedding I" The biggest clown rolled over In a gale of merriment, but It was tragedy to Eliza. Zack looked about him. “I see one lady I know Is not afraid of the ele phant that would maybe marry me. but she's afraid of her mal" Eliza sprang to her feet “If you mean Minerva, Zack Bui* den," she shouted, “she needn't he afraid of me objectin’! I've conclud ed I'm perfectly agreeable to her mnr rylng a young man as Industrious aud well-behaved as you are!" Tears of triumph were In Eliza's eyes when, twenty minutes Inter, she saw Zack lift his bride to the groumL "Where’s your gold piece. Nervy?" happy old Bias whispered that eve* Bing. “Magnolia's got that one." she whis pered back, “but I’ve got another on# Just like It the show folks gave Zack for what they called the 'extry fea ture I'" Marriage Customs In the Sudan. In “Sudan Notes and Records." Mr. W. Nlcholla describes a remarkable marriage custom In the Sennar prov ince which Is known as “steallng*the fire." On the Anal night of the fes tivities the bridegroom goes to the bride's *house escorted bv a band of youths bearing torches. These torches can be lit only by fire taken from the bride’s house, and this the relative of the bride take every possible method to prevent. Some of the bridegroom's friends creep In secretly at night, or a body of them forces Its way Into the house to carry off the fire The editor quotes as parallels the custom record ed by Sir James Frazer ("The Golden Bough." “The Magic Art." vol. II, pp. 216-320), In which fire Is used as a fertility charm In marriage ritual. But this Is not an exact parallel, and. as suming that the charm Is In the Inter est of tne bride. It does not account for the resistance made by her friends when the bridegroom's party endeav ors to procure fire from her home hearth. Getting the Meet Out ef Life. With the growing mind the minute* pasa unnoticed. To the stirring soul life is so full of action that the min utea count only In the total of achieve ment. For the man of action there I* ao time for dragging hours. Every minute has Its task, and all too fast fly the hours—the minutes scarcely have existence. It Is different with the laggard. He waits the passing of time. And time waited for aeldom gratifies the loafer. To prove time's worth you have only to crowd the mlnutea with worth-white efforts and. before you are ready for It. the gong will ring. And every minute well spent lures the toller Into new realms of effort, shortening the minutes and add ing to their charm.—Grit. Hymn Strong Men Loved. At a memorial service In honor of Roosevelt at 8t. Nicholas church. New York. which he attended as a hoy, the pastor remarked that the dead man's favorite hymn, from his childhood, was How Firm a Foundation." That, also, was the favorite hymn of General Lee. It Is notable that the same words ap pealed to these two men. whose fates were so strangely different—the one successful and triumphant practically all his life, the other a defeated soldier and victim of many sorrows. Yet the dilettanti will tell us scornfully that the verses loved hy these strong hearts and moving them through years of In tense action are not "poetry" and are •^cnide." —Richmond Tlmcs-Dlspatch. The Scrap Book AND SHE CAN’T CHANGE ITI English Qirl, Christened “John," Wilt Quite Likely Grow Up to Bless That Curate. A canal-faring couple attended ’ the baptismal service at a church near the wharf where their boat was re-load- I Ing. When the l curate came to | the request to "name this child," there was no re- eponse from either parent. They look ed at each other as though seeking In spiration. Anxious to help them out of the dif ficulty, the curate caught the man's eye, and In a whisper suggested “John.” The boatman nodded pleasantly ns though relieved of a great responsi bility; and the ceremony proceeded to Its conclusion. As the worthy couple left the build ing the woman addressed her spouse In tones of withering scorn: “Yo’ fule, yo’. We’ve got two Jncks now, and thlssen’s a wench!"—Loudon Tit* Bits. Value of Play. Women who have worked together In the Red Cross and other organiza tions of relief and war work have found a common meeting place, and their sympathies have reached out to one another. Irrespective of birth, wealth or station. With Kipling we have discovered that there Is no differ ence after all between the colonel's wife and Judy O'Grady, and this hu manness that the war has given to us will find Its expression In many new ways that will open to us In the months, and perhaps yehrs, of read 'ustment and reconstruction after the var. In Good American. My cousin was driving an atnbnlnnce loaded with French and American wounded soldiers along a road which was being shelled. Some of the shells were exploding uncomfortably near. At length one hurst dlrsctly ahead of their ambulance, forcing them to make a detour to avoid the shell hole. "Pres, pres!" cried a Frenchman, which expression means In good Amer ican, “Goe, that was a close one!" An American doughboy, however, misinterpreted It. and cried out In dis gust : "H—II, I’v# been praying for half an hour!"—Chicago Tribune. "Viceroy of Hoavon.” Prince Max of Baden was onco brought to hook by King Edward, says a writer In the London Dally Express. The prince and the late king met at Marlenhad, and the prince severely criticised tho British constitution, which he characterised as “republican with an hereditary president." King Edward replied: “I see what It Is. You, too. If you became emperor, would, like William, like to be viceroy of heaven." Then he added: "If you don't change those Ideas, you will finish by setting fire to your own house." Pars! The crowd around the ticker wss discussing the operations of s youth ful speculator, who shall be nameless. Bald one: "I hear he was hit oa the head with a golf hall two years ago and haa been rather stupid ever since." "Maybe so." said the floor manager, "but he has cleaned up a million or more In the same time.” “Gee!” said the first. Then after a pause. "Bay. how do you go about learning to play golf?"—Wall Street Journal. Ridding Ships of Rats. Dr. R. 11. Creel of the public health service, has made a report on the rela tive efficiency of fumigants for rodents on ships, as determined hy subsequent Intensive trapping over a period of one year. Sulphur dioxide was used on A2 vessels and hydrocyanic gas on 182 vessels. With a much shorter period of exposure, the latter resulted In the destruction of 05 per cent of the ro dents, and the sulphur of only 7? per cent. Bicycle Cavalry Proved Winner. During the lust actions In France the military cyclist units won well-earned praise. The cyclists can cover 00 miles In a day on average roads and come Into action fit at the end of the ride. Bicycles, unlike horses, do not tire rapidly and. furthermore, require neither food nor drink. Where They Have Them. "I presume your relatives showed you some good time while you were In New York." "Oh, yes. they even point ml nut Rector’s, the Hippodrome and tha Winter garden." Heard at the Greenhouse. The Orchid—My goodness, what /» the cause of all that yowling and burt*- over In the corner? The Rose—Oh. I suppose that darn dogfennel la chasing the catnip again. •(delight on the Sex. Florence Bulletin—Don’t try to font • woman. Bhe has a memory like p phonograph and can reproduce ngy talk you ever made to her. LOOK FOR GRAVE AND GOLD Two Reasons Which Actuate Explor ers Searching Among Santa Bar bara Channel Islands. Again the rugged and little-frequent ed Santa Barbara channel Inlands are being explored for the burial spot of Jean Cehrlllo, the Intrepid Spaniard who visited the California coust In the sixteenth century. The search centers In Snn Miguel Island, the property of J. P. Moore, a wealthy resident or Florida. Cabrillo died on one of the Islands, It appears reasonably certain, and Snn Miguel Is generally believed to be the Isle where he met death. One le gend has It that Cabrillo died of a fever, another that he met a violent death at the bands of a warrior from one of the Indian tribes then Inhabit ing the channel islands. He Is said to have been secretly buried at night In a cave, In a spot In accessible except at low tide. Not all the romance that Is asso ciated with San Miguel grows out of the supposed tragic death. For gen eral ions Californians have heard of the fabulous sums of gold hidden there hy Ren rovers. Treasure Is said to have been burled on the Isle by Sir Francis Drake, after he had stripped Spanish bullion-laden ships. Drake, so the legend runs, left hurriedly and neither returned nor gave a key to the secret cache. Several of the Spanish and Mexican outlaws that overran southern Califor nia In the Spanish regime, and even after tho Americans came, are said to have trade the Islands tlielr meeting place and to have burled there a for tune in gold and silver colu. KIEV WELL WORTH A VISIT Capital of the Ukraine Remarkable Combination of Old and New Cities. Kiev contains about five hundred thousand Inhabitants, and comprises four distinct districts, which may also he called separate towns. Podol, the commercial quarter, skirts the river Dnieper, and above It, on a steep de clivity. Is Llpkl. the residential quar ter. and an enchanting spot In sum mer. with Its handsome villas eiulwjw ered In dark, luxuriant foliage. North of that Is Kiev proper, which contains the university and the ca thedral of St. Sophia, a building erect ed in the eleventh century, but so con stantly repaired and added to that It Is now a huge and towering structure with more than a dozen large golden domes. Here also are the theaters, hotels and shops, which are quite as modern as those of Petrograd or Moscow, Pet rhersk. the fourth district. Is well worth seeing, for It Is honeycombed with cave* ayd catacombs that In old en days were used ns places of refuge and as monastic cells, and where, dur ing holy festivals, one can scarcely move through the dense crowds of pil grims. of whom three hundred thon ssnd annually visit this ancient and revered monastery. Warships May Carry Mall. Removing their side armor, protec tive decks, barbettes and guns would change battle cruisers Into fine mall liners with plenty of room for passen gers. That Is the proposal which has the approval of the Swedish minister of marine for application to the Swed ish navy’s two largest warships. The vessels so pnrlflcated would have 2.000 tons dead-weight capacity with a dis placement of 4,300 tona and a speed of 25 to 30 miles an hour. Sweden's navy numbers 00 war craft of all kinds, all of which are well designed nnd con structed. hut rather small for actual war purposes. This appears to he the first serious Indication of a possible peaceful nse for naval units.—Popular Mechanics Magazine. Foch Jains tha "Pipsrs." Mnrshnt Foch has acquired a British hnhlt. The French do not generally smoke pipes. Day by day Marshal Foch saw Field Marshal Haig nnd oth er British generals In the vortex of the work calmly doing their work behind good high-bowled briar pipes. Foch asked Haig what It was like to smoke a pipe. He bought an English one. He filled It under careful British military Instruction. He began the attempt with energy ahd purposeful determina tion. hut at first smoked more matches than tobacco. Now, however, he has mastered It and thoroughly enjoys a good briar which he haa bought from an English firm. Many Horses Stay "Over There." Not all our fighters will return to the land of their birth. Most of the men—those that are living—will come home, but many of the horses will not. for there Is great need of draft ani mals In the reconstruction work In France and Belgium, and there are plenty of war-worn horses that a few weeks or months of rest will restore to usefulness. The Red Star animal relief organization In New York Is In teresting Itself In the pleasant task of getting the poor old war horses Into fresh fields and pastures green.— Youth's Companion. The Victoria Homocoming. Sir Douglas Haig's Grenadier’ guard of honor st Charing Cross, when the roan of the hour came home, was a particularly fine body of men. and from end to end of the lines there was hardly a man without wound stripes. Not a few of the distin guished people on the platform no tlced that three of the guard, standing side by side, had 10 wound stripes be tween them. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF SENTRY Hew South African Firman Rtpel In* v„ion of Thtlr Corn Floldo by Bands of Baboons. Apropos of a statement in the newe papers that the baboons in South Africa were eusy victims of the Span ish '‘flu,’’ very few people realize bow human these animuls are. They are very like men lu some respects, ob serves a writer In London Answera. For Instance, a tn>op of baboons— for it has been proved that they near ly always go about In large companies —ulwaya post a sentry. He Is placed lu some prominent position, ho that he can give Immediate warning in the event of any hostile attuck. The huboon’B cry somewhat resem bles a Germun “Hoch!’’ shouted through a meguphone, nnd it Is pos sible to tulk to them hy means of It A baboon Is Raid to he able to count up to two, and not beyond that; und us they couie in large numbers and carry off tha ripe mealies, steps have to he taken to repel them. And so, when the mealies get ripe, three men walk Into the field with their guns und lie down. After a time one of them gets up und goes out and the baboon sentry counts—one. Later on unother goes out, nnd as the sentry only counted two men coming In, he concludes that there Is nobody left In The field nnd uccordingly gives the signal, where upon the whole troop swurms over the fence nnd begins to gather the corn. As soon ns they ure near enough the third man shoots them down with a repeating rifle, and If he Is a fairly good shot their numbers are greatly diminished. SUCCESSFUL WAR ON WEEVIL Australian Gra n Growers Used Poleon Gae to Combat Deadly Enemy of Their Crops. The weevil Is a well-known curse to the grain-growing furmer. He Is » member of a very large group, rejoic ing In the family name of cureuhon- Idue. There are some other members which live to spoil nuts, soiua which ravage apple orchards, while others make war upon clover and legumes generally. One variety Is threatening the very existence of the cotton plan tations of the southern states, an other lives to make difficult—ut times Impossible—Egyptian agriculture. The weevil's eggs are laid In Immature grains and the creature develops It self through the larvu stage at tlielr expense. Wherever grain Is taken, the weevil goes along und so discovers new countries for Its habitation. Everywhere It Is at home, and growa with the growing grain. Australia has suffered, and Its unsold grain accum ulated through the war years, during which the length of the voyage made It Impossible to obtain transportation to Europe, was found to deteriorate through Its ravages. But our fellow citizens on the other side of the world are notoriously hard to bent, and set to work vigorously to war against these restless grubs. A leaf was taken from the Gorman book, und the use of poison gas was resorted to with apparently deadly effect. Tha Hottest City. The city of Hyderabad.on the great Sind desert of India, has I lie reputa tion of being the hottest place In the world, having a shade teuipernture of 127 degrees during the summer months! Even the natives find It hot —and that Is snylng something. In order to cool tlielr houses ns much ns possible, the people make use of curious veiitllntors very much like those on shipboard, "setting" them so ns to convey a breeze to the dwellers In the hot rooms below. Every resi dential building has several of these queer nlrsliafts leading down to the prlnelpal living rooms, and especially to the bedroom*. Even so. It Is prac tically Impossible, during the terrible hent of summer, to get to sleep until two or three o'clock In the morning, and then one only gets a couple of hours’ rest, as the rays of the Indian sun are specially strong early In the morning, and soon raise the tempetn ture again to an unbearable extent. Papal Guard a Picked Body. Service In the papal gunrd has be come an hereditary honor In many prominent families In the cantons of Zurich and Lucerne, handed down from father to son through genera tions. Its requirements arc of the highest, nnd few mllltnry organiza tions have as strict discipline. Every candidate for the corps must he a Swiss citizen, nt least 5 feet 8 Inches tall, unmarried. In good health nnd free from nil bodily disfigurements. He must present Ills baptismal certificate, a certificate or pass from his home nnd a testimonial of good character from his parish authorities. After one year of good conduct the cost of his Journey from Switzerland to Rome Is refunded. How Flying-Fish Fly. The popular notion that flying-fish beat their "wings" Is a mistake, If one Is to rely upon the results of studies of these fish hy an authority, Capt, Bnrrett Hamilton. It appears that the wings are not true organs of flight, hut rather piny the part of a parachute nr an air plane. The whole motive power Is supplied hy the tall, which acts as a propeller, and the vibration or quiver ing of the wings In the air currents and their occasional shift of Inclina tion are not phenomena connected with the propulsion of the fish In Ite aerial flights. PROBABLY DIDN’T ECHO WISH Invalid Taachar Could Hardly Have Been Cheered by Meeaage Re ceived From Buoh a Source. One of the high school teachers to Massillon was 111 and In the hospital ' of that enterprle- Ing city. Her pu pils decided to send her a bouquet of flowers aa a testimonial of their affection I and good wishes, and they appoint ed one of their number to pre sent the flowers. When he ar- rived at the hos pital, he discovered that the florist had neglected to provide a card* 8o he felt In his pocket, found one of hie father's business cards, and wrote on the blank side thereof: "We hop© you will be with us soon." The teacher received the flowers gratefully, read the message and then turned the card over to see whom it was from. It was the business card of a local undertaker. Franciscus Auriga (whose real name we wouldn’t translate for worlds) told ns the story, so it most be true.—Cleveland Plain Dealer. PRECURSOR OF MODERN TANK Hindu War Elephants Ware Uaad for tha Sama Purposa Many Hundrada of Years Ago. The genesis of the scientific mar* vels— “the tanks," which both allied and Germans use In great numbers, was the Hindu war elephant, used in similar capacity hundreds of years ago. Its force was utilised against in fantry in exactly the same manner aa the modern "tank," crushing down footmen and affording soldiers housed upon Its back an opportunity to slay Without being slain. The Tartars in the wars against the tribes of India first met this aston ishing sight and their terror was much like that displayed by the German guardsmen when the "tanka" appeared at Cambral. The ancient Tartar em peror, Kublal Khan, wrote that hla In fantry and cavalry took fright when these elephants, mounted by archers In boxes, attacked. BELOW THE WATERLINE. Did svar ye serve In tha wan hip's hold. Deep under the waterline. With hatches locked and the blowsra oa. Close up to a hidden mine ■ Bare to tho waist and dripping wet, A 'grimed and gasping craw. To shovel ooal and feed the fire Until the sea fight's through— Where check valves atgh with tha h leal as stasia And the greedy grates cry "Morel" Like galley slaves In the olden Umet Chained to tho benofa and oar? No cherubs sit in the bunker's dust To watch o'or us below. While overhead tho turrets clank As they turn to find the foe. Tho xuardtan angela keep aloft— None here where tho turbine moans: There's nothing ahead, tf things go wrong; But tickets to Dovy Jones. Forget yourself, forget tho world. Forget the sun and ekyl In the boiler room you face your doom: You're there to do and die! —Don C. Belts, Scribner's Magazine. War and Population. Theories aa to the underlying causes of the great war are aa nameroua aa guesses regarding the time whan tha end may coma, and hardly a week passes that some person whose posi tion gives his words more or leaa weight does not offer explanations on the subject. One of the latest is from Dr. C. Kllllck Millard, medical officer of health for Leicester, England, who •ays: "Throughout the world's history overflowing populations have been a fruitful cause of political unrest and war. Germany's mad dream of world supremacy was fostered and encour aged by her rapid Increase of popula tion during the last fifty years. If tha fall In the birth rate had eat In earlier —latest returns show that It Is only slightly greater than In England—the present war might have been avoided." Cement From Bests. A result of experiments la Ytench factories Is the production of an excel lent cement as a by-product of beet sugar refining. The first step In the production of sugar from beets Is boil ing them. It has hertofore been cus tomary to throw away as valueless tha scum formed on the caldrons. It has now been discovered that this scum contains largo quantities of carbonate of lime. To this carbonate clay la addsd, the resultant product being a good cement. Came Far to Defend Flag. At a dinner party In London recent ly It was found that tour private sol diers who wees among tha guests had traveled 33,000 miles at their own ex pense to fight for the motherland. One of them had come all the way from die Yukon, another from the wilds of western Australis, ths third from the Straits Settlements and tha fourth frtflh central Africa. Anatomical Blunder. "But surely. Bunkum," said the white man, "y6u are not afraid of that old dog? Why, he eats right out of my hand!" "Yaskah! Yasaah I When he eats oof o' yo’ hand it's yo’ hand; but when he done takes a fool notion to sat out •* muh leg it's muh lag, sab I"— Kansas aty Star.