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BY CHARLES A. KING. STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. PLYMOUTH. NM. v (1, ISTER SUSIE laid that maybe It icd) L. wee IC Hooka that took -little 4- Weentre beads. Mr. Rooky Wired ) F . , ,iyerý' Mikity It the tea of a tall Aisne tree.. - He wale a big.- bhiek bird' with ' sparkling hhick eyes sued . a 1 1111010tit way of saying: "Cale! Calrr ' , k Ns sometimes-11,w near the! bottle IA see what little -Weenty bad for blur la p. the way of crumbs. .. .v'. ., ', , 4 ' "it says in my Nature Book." liter ' ) Susie told Weonty. 'that rooks:Are , ,, very thieving birds and that they par 's t , ticuierly like bright little objects. Mtd , I f your beads were right on 'the window itteill. weren't they?" -- - k'' - "Yea."'Weenty replied. '1 left them k b ,' g right there near the window ,for a lit-7- tie while. - Dear mei They were to he a el,-:e Pretty necklace for Stra Tab's Christmas present! Even the pretty ben is gone! Sh! saittWeenty here comes kirs. Tab nor..don't !et her ' hear. , , - 1 , k,,, , In eame a furry ipuss looking ever ' 0, 14iind ever so ve.se,.....snel goodness me r, if she didn't jurnix op 'and sit righ: ;I next to Weenty on the windoW sett! I r .'' anti look Up at her as much es to 11 ., "I'll find out your secret.,allaireas Weenty." "" v-., , ', , "Wonder It she heard!" Slater thlate wh!.nered into Weenty's ear. ' '-!, i , Weenty made her eyes qua. rpund anti their, fell to scolding Mrs. Tab. . , "What are you doing. Mrs. Tab. 1 should like to know. tonging around when there are secrets? You know we!! enough that it is near Christ"Pur-rnr-r-r.- Mr& Tab hummed Pur-Pnr-Our-r-r". , Weenty put a plump Ilttle arm about 'Pussy's neck. "I love your tong. Mrs. Tab." she said. "It is to sleerisome. and your fur is PO pretty and" "Ptir-Pur-Pur". - - "What's that?" Weenty asked sur - ortted. - Mrs. Tab opened her round. yellow, eves and looked at Mreenty., "Mr. Rooks? did. take the beads." she said. the robber! - "Oh!" said Weenty. "has he though." "Yes! Fle's a wicked old. black oM thiett," declared Mrs. Tab. . "Maybe tte didn't know my 'beads , belonged to anybody." Weenty said. ' tor she was a generoui little person and did not like to think III Of anyone. "You can tee tor yourself." retorted Mrs. Tab. "Just climb up lbe pine tree and look into his nest You sea t 'was there this morntng when he was Out." "Dear WM" said Weenty "Suppose he should come back!" - , -"Oh. he won't be cross to you. I s. -.dsresse Don, vou elvblm crnmhs IR, ONO ago lit the city of Pad Ua in 1 Italy. there lived a good -mall 1.04 whose life we's spent in doing good tor tbe poor.,though he wished ter his kindnesses no thanks, and did not ieven want to be recognized on the errands nt service. To hide his Com ing and going he usually set about OR his.errands of mercy under the cover Iotefordhaerktheatndhosteyt hastsIdhet, fey thhies ygeood Christmas Eve. Under the dark skies he would go from house to house. , where the really needy and deserving poor were known to dwell and then X 1 1 when no- one was looking he would . throw'into the window a money bag. , These money bees were purses made 11. of yarn and fastened at both ends. ' 4' their shape being-not unlike a Stock tr ing without a foot ,,Naturallythese Ing without a foot Itl'aturallythese glfts froro an unknown band were called the blessing Ot a s;tht, and a 7N saint indeed became .the kind man in every dart -Carry him -1 idyce,17 Tab answered. ," Titift seemed quite a aloe Idea to - Wlestl;110 eff she Tett to get Stec of bread. She pit ft Kites pocket and ,then opewlett the,door for Mrs. Tab sad herself to go tint the garden.' It tad beta snowing 'and everything had at whit Coat, .When .Weenty, stepped 1,"HoWtri dm exclaimed. What a Wooly- Chtistmew,we shall have." She turnerto speak' Myra. Tab and then Anoint, fell over if her friNht. Mrs. 1Tab looked as big as a fiQn. Her face looked friendly enough. though, after dyeenty got used to seeing the pussy's eyes as big as two saucers. - "Well.", said Mrs. Tab. "you hal better get' on my back." Slut crouched down as eh spoke and Weenty cltmbed up into her warm fur and held on with her arms around Mrs. Tab's neck. "Hold tight!"- 'Tab warned and opening up the tree. When they reached, the top they found a hollow fitted with a neat lit .,, 1.. nonotple , I Chnstmas. Stocking I . tONO ago lit the city ef Padua .in the eyes of his poor beneficiaries. In Italy. there , lived a good Allan time, however, the people. began to whose life was spent in doing good look for gifts on Christmas Eve and for tbe poor.,though he wished for his would hang the purses out of the win kindnesses no thanks. and did not dow so the good saint could fill them even want to be recognized on the as he made hie rounds. This was the errands Of service. To hide his tom origin of the Christmas stocking. and ing and going he usually set about OR is the background for the reason that his errands of mercy under the cover of dark. and set aside for his good You hang up, your stocking on Christ works that holy night of the yeNr. nuts Eve. After a while Money grew Christmas Eve. Under the dark skies scarce and toys were left Mate-ad for he would go from house to house, the ehildren,And some Useful present tor the' older folks. - - , , ' where the really needy and deserving poor were known to dwell and then Every ountryi has itti good Saint. when no- one was looking he would In Bollard he is Santa,Claus.:InItaly throw'into the window a money bag. he is Mint Nicholas. in Switzerland he is ,Samiklaus. in Gerthany he is Krts These money bags were purses made Kringle, in Heligoland he is &miter or yarn and fastened at 'both' ends. 9 Klas and: in Trance he Ja- Noel. Hut their shape being-not unlike a Stock- no matter what his name he' Is the ing without a, foot ,,Naturallythese spirit of goodness and love for onlyito gifts frorn an unknown hand were truly loving hearts ittit,the spirit of called the blessing Of a saiht, and a the saint Come and nit to the good saint indeed became lite kind man in are his blessings 'truly known.' . . 8 ,L.ITTLE TOmMY1 TUCKER : Teasing Boy Blue - That hide hely in bine was lying pe.acefully asleep. ' Not caring wbere the gows had roomed. not thinking ''sst the sheep.' The shadow of ,the haystack spread just thtm cbol at noon , A nap was quite its 'pleasant as if taken 'neath the mo0D-- Viten Tommy Tucker. strolling'past. caught sight of him. ohnnyt fie couldn't let'the dlance to have tittle fun go by. . So, with a straat,he teared,BoySloe until ise coulehil sleep, - Then rau awar and yelled. "You'd better go and find your sheep!". .. 1 , I making y -Os ' when the door opened -and, Roo himself peeped out, Moiety quickly uttered her bread anti lk was acceptedqn dignified manner. ' , 'Come to." he seta. ', What a queer little house was' to be,-'sara, The. carpet Tee made of soft. dr, grass and- pine needles. There were - imight little stones and shells 'arranged oti the mantelpiece where a booleand a pair of spectselei Just the kind old Bishop Rook had who married Cock Robin and JOIM3I,WIten! But what Weenty tieedemost of all was a Christmas tree ' all buss with gas.' many colored balls. It was certainly a beautiful tree and on the top hung a big gold bell. , "Hist! Your beads!" whispered Mrs. Tab. nodding towards the tree. " your bell!", "What, those big Nailer Weent7 exclaimed. "Why on that big tree my beads would scarcely cover &Swig of itt" For Weenty had fprgtitten ! how little she bad be.come. ! 'Wharf; that?", 31r. ,Rooky said.. sharPiY. - ' - Weenty feit rather fright ened, but-after all, She was innthe right about it so she said tra1rely enough. , "Mr. Rooky, those are my beads-- er--Christmas tree , trimmings. mean. , Really I dontf,.want to make - - -a , Str;' Rooky, Those Are My Beads--er--Christouts Tree Trimmings" tle door on which a. brass plata was you cross hut -" 'fastened. ' "Thief!" hissed Mrs. Tab, which , "141r. Rooky," Weenty read after was neither polite nor tactful. "' ,spelling it out. "I am astonished!" said Mr. Rooky. "Ami. he is at home. Hist!" Mrs. his featheps.rising to the most awful Tab whispered. her whiskers. lest- manner. , :Don't be angry," the little girl put "Oh!" Weenty felt quite frightened in. "Your tree is very pretty and no and was.. jug, labour to sucreat not doubt. you didn't know .the beads I' 1 GAL 0 YBK1S CCEMTU,K0 UPSTAIRS la Susie May's PlaY Doll, and this RED one for my dear room the walls are light BLUE BROWN hatred Betty," Susie explains. and there are CREAM (light while she helps Betty into a PINK YELLOW) colot curtains with niptue, PINK and PURPLE (just a light Susie has on , a CREAM colored shade of PURPLE) morning-glories dreu and wears a LIGHT GREEN that have -LIGIIT GRE4N leaves. for met Her curls are YELLOW and a border. The window frames are her cheeks are PLNIK like Betty. Bahr YE"LT-Let?sWp'lay Christmas." cries finale Doll's aðd Teddy's cheeks are. ,Teddy May. kneeling on the BROWN carpet. Bear is sound asleep under PLNIK (The cart;et has a light BROWN quilt anA his BLUE -necktie elbows border). ' ver the top. Hia beadstead REIX "Oh. yes," replies Teddy. VII be BROWN-haired Teddy Santa Claus Santa. and wear my RED coat and holds a bag that, has BLUE stripes your RED tam-o'-shanter for a cat( and YELLOW flowers- Printed On 14 tod brother John's big BLACK and he wears sister Jane's wooly white boots!" ", ' scarf with a RED pompom at the end. ( "I'll make the dolls hang up their He has irhite belL His suiLle BLUE stockings by the, chimney. this. big I know for can see it sticking out YELLOW chair will do for the fire- under kis coat- . , ' - plaett.-and rit put a big RED book "There's their Chrimmas tree!" cries on to hold the stockings. Here's a Susie. pointing to a pot of Jerusalem PINK 'stoning for YELLOW plush cherries "It has bright GREEN leaves Ileddy Bear. it BLUE one for Baby andthe Itgo cherries on it will UPSTAIRS In Susie May's vier room the walls are light BLUE and there are CREAM (light YELLOW) coloC curtains with PINK and PURPLE (just a light shade of PURPLE) morning-glories that have-LIGHT GRE4N leaves.,for a border. The window frames are YELLOW. ' ' "Let's play Christmas." cries Susie May. kneeling on the BROWN carpet. (The carPet has a light BROWN border). r , "Oh, yes," revile Teddr. "ril be Santa. and wear my RED Coat and your RED tam-o'-shanter for a cal, ilnd brother,. John's bid BLACK boots!" k, , - ' e "Ill make the dolls hand up their gockinge by OHL chimney. this- hit YELLOW chair will do for the fire.; plaea,-and rit put a big RED book on to bold thestockings. Here's PINK 'stoning for YELLOW plush I AP 4 I'VE a secret none shall knove Where my daily permies go. Everybody's tried to guess. But without the least success. --N. Mother thinks with diem buy Cakes and candy on the sty. , Daddy's cure that Mr. Jones Gets tinm al for ice mearn cones. But they're svrong as wrong can be rve a hiding-place. you see. Where know no one can-peep At my coins in a heap. , Soon the pennies make a dime. Grows my treasure all the time. ' Isn't Christznas on the way. Coming closer every day? , t , How can dad and mother tell Just how much I love thenk? We For the gifts I mean to try - I am putting pennies by. And my secret none shall know '- Till my dimes to dollars grow. Christmas mom when they arise Dad and mother I'll surprise. were mine did you? You see I was making a Christmas present for Mrs. Tab with them. But never mind 111 give you these for your present." "Very fine Of you. I am sure!" said Mr. Rooky in a relieved tone. "MY tree is very pretty and It is the first I have ever had. No doubt it will attract Santa Claus here. I only wish I could have a stocking to hang up.- "So you shall," Weenty promised. "I'll let You have one of my doll's. Ili bane It on the rose tree tonight" Ittr. Rooky thought tbat would be lovely. ' tro be colored with paints or crayons. 'Whatever you' cone to a wont , spelled la CAPITAL letters use that talon) , ,...'."' ,, " I Bale 2-eðde 46-Ion". , , I Block II; ltledil tg; All one- piece.' -1- Pd.1.; lid wood it thkk. fislfp' I Left km' Coppertotre ract Seek: each aquare-i-- " 0MPLE NAVA" WIRAT child is not familiar with the adventures of Sini910 Simon. and especially with his ambition to catch a - whale wizen "All the water that he had was in his mother's pail?" This toy Il lustrates the fishing episode, and Simon's Interest in the process is sug gested by the modons of the bead and arms as they move- in response to his endeavor to attract hts prey by mov ing the rod up and down. The squares age supposed to be IA" each way. hecce Simon will be about 4 Mt high. but he may be made of any size by earring the dimensions of the squates. The or less copper vrire fishing rod will allow the adjuatment of the balance so the head and arms will swing easily after they have been "And just to show you how much I appreciate your kindness I will 11111g you a little song. , He cleared his throat and sang hoarsely "Caw, Caw, Caw "I've the prettiest Christmas tree "That you or anyone saw "I hope that Santa will see "caw, Caw. Caw:" - "S-sh!" whispered someone in Weenty's ear.- It -was Sister Susie. pointing. "Look. Weenty. there goes old Mr. Rooky MM. flying away and eaw-eavrine." 1 do line for balls." The pot Is J1ED. the earth and the branches of the tree are BROWN. Baby Doll sleeps in a YELLOW wicker crib under a light BLUE -blanket with PLN1C bunnies on IL orh dolly's chair is painted BLUE with YELLOW wicker back and seat. me torder tor this picture can be colOred RED and the lettering GREEN. - DECEM 1' - DECE THE holly and the mistletoe Are hangirtg everyhere. The smell taf spmc: trees ram; Is carried.on the air. - - Each face you meet upon the street Waykii pleasant , And trig:edit greetings on the rim , This salsa are quite the style. set in motion by pressing lightly upon Slmon's left elbow. - Provide a base of a size to stilt the figure: lay out the squares upp piece of pasteboard and draw the out line of the body and blo.olt, and of the arms and head. Cut out to the line and with this pattern mark the out line on the wood (usually 5-16 thick). tle sure the bottom of the block and of tbe foot is straight and square before sawingvthe form. so the figure may be fastened firmly to rle base at b. Saw closely outside of the line with a coping saw. and smooth all edges with file and sandpaper. Be sure the bole through the shoulder of the body and of the arms le located accurately and bored with an awl Just large enough to receive a piece of Weenty rubbed her eyes,and looked around. My gracious met She was sitting in the window seat and Mrs. Tab was stretching herself before she. went out into the kitchen tO see how supper was coming along. "I wonder if Mr. Rooky la looking for more beads." Slater Susie went On. "'Maybe' for,ç a stocking." Weenty said before she knev6 it "What are you talking about?" Mater Susie asked. "You've been drearningagair. Do tell me about it while help you strins these beads raw that Mr Tah - 31 puzzle Corner CI A LETTEP T,,,,PAM-CLAUS -10.4v tif , -, . ' ' ..ils,),Ìtc,;,,T.--t 7.---y - ' . l'". 'Ca rAL.p,9ßKa-AkulgAdtit.li'. if( 1 . VEsTirEt!----"' dIr A0-1 -:7:cit, Ji,,,auv ii I ''- 1111111111rLH);v'64 '"tilrf.441-1 16.' tilktiq .1'. III ill'ail;d: 4 liedwaili 11 11 11 i i t I 111111100 lit:iiiii AV ' ' - ' '' 'kill A ulna k - 1 1" t 1 k 'IllItt " ' 5i!Elvrizt ' or mE ::-417, ) Robbie has written a letter to Santa Claus. but he has put it In puzzle form, so no one in family will know what it IS Ile VON. It is Chile!' of him. for he knows Santa is a wise old boy who can easily soke any puzzle. Mc has given the second and fourth lettem of xis words of four letters each. Ton are to supply the first and third letters of tbe svorðs so thit iat will have, reading downwards. the OOMCO Of MO fhilliCS Bobbie wants. Winn are they? TWO SQUARES And now from primrose. a nother - (I) please. too. From pickaxe and shovelyou're My first is decorated for Christmas through. 3ty second is not false My third is a title of nobility And now all the letters you have in My fourth is a girra name(' your view. , (2) , That quickly will spell out my My first we receive My Christmas 4hole: I My second Is a butter substitute S3 try puzzler friend. see what yott Mk third is a cycle of Wile Can do. lourth ts to separate "Is a day loved by each living soul. ...ANSWERS MODES WORD PEZZLE , , TWO SOGARES From cod and haddock. a letter please , take. TREE TOY8 ' From seer. Intee. rats and trees. A: IRA) I RA DNY:pAEL: 2 ;lc) zLItz,110 a 114DetBERember. 13.a MCWIth. - TID:DtERL:RATRotsS' Filled with Christmas cheer: It is the merriest. glaclest month 0 8 K.E Of the whole lonjwre, at- . And though is ins .tis not the least " V T 0 , When counting fun and joys. EVEN It is the best beloved mcmtk RA sa , - Of an good, girls and boys,. , GLOVES mut SKATES telephone wire and allow the arms to swing freely. Slake a small Wig. of wood shaped like 'the right hand at s and thick and glue it in place: this will bring the right hand in such posktion that the hole bored through piece c at do and through the left hand at e to receive the fishing rod will he in line, othe'rwise the thick ness of the 'body will not allow the arms to swing freely. Make the pail of the same wood ' by the same method. . Paint all pieces 'of domired colors: assemble thi.m -by pushing a piece et copper telephone wire through the holes in the shoulders and turn the ends up as shown at f. to hold the arms in place and allow them to swing freely. Tie a piece of thread tor the fishing line at the end of the rod and push the rod through the holes d and e in the hands, and move It backward and forward until the arm and bead are balanced. Thread malf be wound around the rod and pushed into the hole do or a small wedge driven in will hold the rod In place. teente the positions of Simon and the 1 pail to be sure they are in the right relation to each other: the fish line simply dreps behind the pail. Nail thetn In place and glue a small bloek in the corner behind the base and the figure. and of the. pall to strengthen them. t - tilts 4V-p ir.t1 rX 01.4 , A.41. elik , . ' . . , .... 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Weenvy pail to be sure they are in the r 4 I Rs there this morning when he was Apelling it out. . "I am astonished!" said Mr. Rooky. collo have a stocking to hang up.- .caw, caw. caw:- - said before she knevs it , relation to each other: the fish - "A,a4 be is at home. Hist!" Mrs. his feathers'rising in the most avail' , "so you shall," , Weenty promised. "S-sh!" whispered someone in "What are you talking about?" et ly dreps behind the pail. 1 , flAi.,- ''' ou.t..b"earne.. said Weenty. "Suppose Tab whispered.. bee whiskers. mist- manner. ''' - I'll let You have one of my doll's. Weenty's ear.- 'It -was Sister Susie. Slater Susie asked. "You've been ithmemP In place and glue a small bl , II he should come back!" - 1 ling. . -,.- ,,, ...Don't be angry," the little girl put Ili hang, it on the rose tree tonight" pointing. "Look. Weenty. there goes dreamingagair. Do tell me about it in the corner behind the base and -.ob. he won't be cross to you. I "Ohl" Weentyleit quite frightened in. "Your tree is veil, pretty and no mr. Rooky thought tbat would be old Mr. Rooky now. flying away and 'while I helP you siring these beads neure. and of the pall to strengt ,.. , - tureen', Don, vou civhim crumbs and was 3u,st labour to sucrest not doubt You didn't knew , the betide lovely, ' eew-etivrine." ' I time that Mr Tab tia rono.. 1 tl,nl. ' ' 1, , A ,...- . , , b , I , , . . I - - 1 1 , , '' ' 1 Origin of Ple Chnstinas Stocking I ' 4 . PLL () YBKIS CCNROTUKO II Is) puzzle Corner 'C!; .1 - , ONG ago iii the city of Padua in the eyes of his poor beneficiaries. In c Italy. there , lived a good - man time, bovrever, the people began to a . whose life was spent in doing good look for gifts on Christmas Eve and : s, , , A LETTER TO SANTA-CLAUS, eoi wsst..-t-Elk. s.-4t-t-t-sPot-s , - for tbe poor.,though he wished for his kindnesses no thanks, and did not n to be reco nized on the even wa t g would hang the purses out ef the win- ' dow so the good saint could fill them as he made hie rounds. This was the errands of service. To hide his Com ing and going he usually set about On hiserrands of mercy under the cover origin of the Christmas stocking. and is the background for the reason that , , 1 - ',... '-- , - bri ; cp 't. :4" 4D,k It4.:,:iô elm .D. , . , -- - ' , , , "f- c tr") . - . , , - s., , 1 -:' -- ' -i7a tb.f. -t. -- , C, - - . D " , - , . í , iluat, --04r. JD . r, 0,0"Todt II ""'..N ' '.."' Ako,A. ,9-3Ka-Auwitn II I 0 WerEtZ---"' dir 4,g, h.t,R,reð Jolki-c, 1,1. 'I( . 1 , 11111 0.,,A., 1 ,v;ta Jile,CO,V 111 ' OVA.OtrtriA-11k4.. tre. 1 I 1111 iiiii ctvt,..,441,. 1' 111111q1 1 of dark. and set aside for his good You hang up your stocking on Christ i works that holy night of the Y Chriatmas Eve. Under the dark skies eNt., mas Eve. After a while Money grew , scarce and toys were left instead for - - he would go from house to house, the children, and some useful present , , where the really needy and deserving 1,10 tor the-older folic& - , -, . ' cg.4 "S - -1 02 ''. ' - 4) , (3,1' VA t IA -, Every country has Its good Saint , K1: ic..., aa11111.111.10 ----------'"NN . I 1 I I I I 11141. , 1111911111i 1 i nor were known to dwell and then (19 -- I III mom 1 1. . I II ' In Bollard he is Santa,CIAus. In Italy ((t j. . -07 . It 1 ' , 1 :hen ,no one was looking he would , i 11111,1111 , , . , ,, if ll . ., lara' . 1 i - I li agi I he is Stlint Nicholas, in Switzerland he , ' throw into the window a money bag. , X is Samiklaus. in Germany he is Kris - . - - I i , These money bags were purses made , 111 1 00011141, 111510 Ktingle, in Heligoland is he Simmer PREWY I'' t ' or yarn and fastened at both, ends. k 4- - . , ,Il Klas and in France he Ja-Noel. Hut . -: 1 11112 la their shape being-not unlike a Stock- no matter what his name be is the .-' - N.6 , i gli i I nEvek --, - -- . , ing without a foot -Naturallythese spirit of goodness and love for onlyito ' , .,--, Or mE , - gifts frorn an unknown band were t-- 1114 truly loving hearts can Abe spirit of ,,. ,,.. k :( , , - . .7. , I 4 srii, A .4 . (,.,, 4 called the blessing Of a saint, and a the saint Come and onlil to the good , ,, . ,,, -, ,N, xe 4 -f, , - saint indeed became ;he kind man in are Ms blessings 'truly known.' , - -..- 0 t I 1 - , , f 1 , . , , ., N I . III 3 4 - i 4c i .4,,,, .,,, , . , i ----,:: , -4, - , i . , , , . ,i , ""--.1A 16 ,g ,,, , , , , .1 4ITTLE ToMmy TUCKER - , 611,4 AK , , . - -4- , e ........:- - 44 111,. 6flo ( , . AI 11110mik ....6. -', S'l I V O ' - 1 ' - . ,,,,W & -,,,,, ' '," 0 A ii.K., .,,,et 04 - , - :------ia.4 fib 415, 4 k ettl 1.. - 'X V 4 3 Ts. OV , , 4.- - ssr I 4t, 4'0.4 ki ( - . - ' , 11 pan l aftm.iiiti 0 ,, ) t , ( 1 t. 4N: to, b 1,,, ,... ,,, ,,,, , - - . ,..., to- 10 e r F 1 , v.-. "3 il 41 ,,, ,:, -..1.0,-7 1,,f,ssi 1 , . -6. t s . ,,,V- - 0 44 V7 ' - . in .. '-) ' ,ill ' l:CO. 01 0 4 itt L q ?," , -- 0 fraio,F0 VI " - - 1 11' . v e - , ', .f- -.'J' 4. el . r" - '9 -,..... . t, -terf, .G Zeiptir4 ' ' ' - - 1 li I 1 1----1-1,6 t r , - loii ra 5 -------,- ,, 9 " ' ,1 ' ,. (4 ' , 1, f ,-optirt 2, , s., k ,,, la, t t p F- ), ',, E .4t-ir - , , - ..., . ím- w xa (IVI V et ' ,-..;',- -'--- ''''.-, . " I 1.. ' - . - riff-if-i' -.-0---3:., '-. , , - . w 11. , yfebÿ, ,,,A-70' 4t -, -,, ,-- .. . 91 ' 4,--,eIirf, r,,or ,,,,1v,,-,-.-,, .,, .10 s - ' , A.N,C ' ,,- ti, ir. Ara N , . ,- - ceffeb die NO, iir ,O A .,,,, 0-- 1 4 .0' 0 0 - - - - - I ale I '' -AO ACTA etieZ, . t agf4, , .-;- ,ay,trlott v tiOte0 ?-,r -- t - Por-1 . Bobble has svritten a letter to Santa Claus. but he has put it in pti form, so no one in hie family will know m tint it if.4 Ile VIVON. It IS elute, ailie ' Nommaanw him. for he knows Santa is a wise old boy who can easily solve nny pm 90,Vvi s-eveyi He has given the second and fourth lettem of els wurds of four letters c ''',4-4 ; ,41 ,NN, ks, me , . , . 11114109140 l',, 0 ,e)11,, - . --- - -- . v 00. . : , ., : , -., '..e.vA , , . . v,,,,, , Von are to supply the first and third letters of tbe tennis, so tbit ins k ,,,,,49;wz,rs1 , ,,,, ,r, .. (0 k 4 please. too. (I) . I ;,1 "44p I, ig 1 ' '' 'N ,k Nk I . Pr .4' 4.7 k 1,10" i .4' A 14, 44, ilt, 0 ,, s A ' ,,z ili, , , - - ttionmolloll , , , .. 1z,., -- - . , - , sr, - 4 -- --- , Ve..6, ''' - ---- .,,,, -Ats - . .., $. . , et i ,Æ-., w -..,-, .., - .- ' , they? , - ,4 , ,-, have, reading downwards. the OOMCO Of IWO 11114 Bobble wants. Wont 111111111161gn0011111. TWO SQUARES 'And now from primrose. once 1 fr;t1;41'ð ',ill ' ''' , , . i 'II', -.4' , If , I ,si ,i7j,khilAti, '14 4kA, Pxv maw ., - . - .1 i ' I ,..... --- s,.7.. , - My first is decorated for Christmas From pickaxe and shovelyo through. --- " - , . , , ---,. --..m..,rrm.n.n...,r...peg.ptinn.mnnEnMNE.EE.1lNIP.MSIOEPiMftM . ........---- - . -- . . . , ' ,; ,' - ' '' -- -----,-. c -- - -N.,e----- , r ----N'f-----,;-----N. r'N,- , : . , . .. , . . ' r ( , , k ) .,-,.. e 0 , .t , . - , (", ' - , ., - - ,. h , A , .. .0' , . ) 1 1 '''' ) I .;! , 13 ' . ' t ' ' '-k ' - . ,- ' ' ,, o' ' L' '", ' 1 ( ',' -, - - , - - ,. ,), , ,, , , , .. , , ' - , . ' , ., :- ' ( - , " ,,- - l''.. 1 1 , k ' , - , - '- -- ',- :,-- , -, , ,,, -,:- - 1 ' , - - , ..:.. I, , I , , - - - - - , - - ..-.0) 4,......: - ' ' - () 11.1 ,, . - ,, - , r ,, ,. C ) ( ) i ..11 , - - it i ,0011110. '11 ' , r : . riaa ' d.ritl' tt . - .t:6.. 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': -, E:.,CHARL.:ES...A:t .,..K.r.:1:G:. , ,...... ,d1. it 1.-01, 14 r t,, L tv,ii: ..,:) : LI 1- -, ...I ..... , , , , , What a queer little house It was to , - , . i tl, STATE NORMAL SCHOOL. Potplaint NM.' to11:,----git ) , .,,4 . -- r Amaimanalmanamair 1, (1) 1STER SUSIE Wild that maybe It every dayy , Cary, hiss" isto,e,7, agra-be, num, Tha, carpet Tits made of .7 - , ''',,, , wws:parrat boads.ltaaa3' ittarat. Rootookkit,uveduni. :Thietoirab ant:reoiesored.moe: she treat ,''to' lit,:t a spiec'. "anyhtt:eirlse dans" regnrcedbrigase boant,11 ntiottofeinmaitliaitalleselvdies.reced .,. '7141' , rziammuzato,...,... : . . , ,;.. ,s ::: , . f , i,, . . , ,..111po. . 1 ' , tyerl blikUP It the tap of a tau ti) r r qu e a U co zoos to , et-- ij 'et . ' , r ,,3!'"- , ....-4-.1 . , ' , Aline tree. Ho wan a big., bbick bird ot, b d. Eh. it it I h ,, with ' sparkling bkick eyes awl , a - ) then opened the door for Mrs- Tab knowing' Way of saying: "Caw! Cater P , n er Pecket anð ;Li Just the kind old Bishop Rook ' , . Irt-rwahoa"mkarri'alledda CPairocktRaPectlicobin :Ind , Ñ , . 1 , I , . ,--,, 't boom to sad herself to go tinto the garden.' It Jenny :Wien! But what Weenty no- - , t o x Ne sometimes-dew near thet beau snowing had everythifig had tieedemost of all was a Christmas tree - t , -' da---"----1; N - ,, , . what halo ,Weenty bad for blur la had . --- -41-42.- ' , , all hung with gay. many colored bele - . , I te .. k J-4,,,,,-,..,, ,,,, L.al.. ..... ...... A tti p. ' , 164 ' t ':V t tb. WaY of crumbs. .t-. , ,, , , tawbittl, :Coat., hen .Weenty,, stepped . , "It says in my Nature Book." Sister """ ,14 ' ',' ' It im certainly a beautiful tree and ,, r- dm ezdadmod. "'What a on the top hung a big gold bell. , " , , , , t - v ss o ' ...it., at 46 4 A ) Susi told Weenty. "that rookliant 1.,,,'"13.alla , .,...,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,vo 1 : - - : ''..s..-.. t .-, ' I , ' ' - -s.. p.' :1. ,.:s1 ,, tr 0 ...... i , , wry thieving birds and that they par "'17"Caristraatr-we shall have." She "Hist! Your beads!" whispered Mrs- , - turnerto speak' Myra Tab and then Tab, nodding towards the tree. "Ant , - t,t. d -., .. . .. - 1 t, e41,...1...r kg' 1 ' tk, sc 1 ly like bright little objects- And t 1 u ar . ma dumpier 9.11 mrxhip Odir 1,6 as.a...s. . ....,, , , - 7."-"'. 0";.07 V - - ik twk I ) your beads were right on the window Jiro. your env-, - Tab looked as big as a 1101. Her face "What, those big Nailer Weenty , fi'dellighe011 Ism weren't their - - , looked friendly enough, though, after exclaimed. "Why t3u that big tree ) i. '471-7-264 -, - "4 C , ,, S "Yes," Weenty replied- 'I left them tieenty got used to seeing the pussrs i my beads would scarcely cover a Swig , ' -: , 1 :- - 1 right there near the window tor a lit- 4 Ann . 'A ' -,e, . I . 1 q. I . irl :. , : i I , - . , - I . . ' ' : . , .. 27:07., : . , . : 'le 1 I : 1 - . , . , il om 01'.. Am mm Mo 4 I r -t one shall know-- ' . - ' ' . : : , - , I , . , 0 4o 1 q 0 A. 3? Penzlies go. -, - , -. : 1 - senunsarts jb , A 6 ' ' ' ' ried to guess. . ' ' ' 1. . i . ,, I ast success. - , ; '- ---" ! Bale 2-útkee elan": ' . htbem !buy ' . , ,e,i, , , -. I Blockli;ltledil gkg; Allonepecet' , Dn the StY ' - . ' .....- --1-. '''"' Pd1 Iiil wood it thkk, , , . Mr. Jones ,.. ,, . - - , --. i- . ' - ice aeam axles. i Left Arm! Colopertotrefishlgraci Ilewv. Ì wir e:', I t--r- , ,, , , , , . - , sedk: each aquare-i- , ' r as wrong can be: ,- -- , , ' ' ., SimeLESmoiv . , .d. . z tit while. - Dear me! They wera to pe -0- -7 -.:0, 77 -.., or ur- atm weenty naa zprgotten 4 - - - c-isro' i a ni,:e pretty necklace for Mrs. Tab's Christmas present! Even the pretty , "Well. , said ism Tab. "you hal better et'on m . - how Ilttla she bad bopome. -. , g y back.'" Elhci crouched 'What's that?", 31r. ,Rooky said. , ova. ItirliFiliE a n ol 1E7.... -..- e - -.....,.. .- - , I . RAT child is not familiar set in motion by pressing lightly upon telephone wire and allow the arms v , with the adventures of Simple Simon's left elbow. - , swing free! '. Slake a small Wig. 0 ) Provide a base of a size to suit the siood shaped like the right band a i Simon. and especially with his ambition to catch a - whale ft,,,.... 12v, 41,. s.rmswalLm s rsnn a . e anti at htrAp eDvbel evl,nea it II. .Inemt pa. 0 ynms. cc Ni20TouKo 11 puzzle Corner CI t. 1 11 , A LETTEP Tge,16tAMCLAtAT I tiu klytaTURP 041.1) rkr s- f.' II Ira he Ptilltrittli oath einduh, onvomisa 1117hamowinom weak:P..0o In off arnaA o CM, 1 got, OM. OW spelled it CAPITAL letters use t 1 LOt ,141:11110;71-it'1.11 :. AWAIA I I - hat WItif.) 1 LY ) ItEijrPilifillUtirdliorME.WSAMItitivAll .1 - I I --: - sPe"ea 13 FA-PITA11.1eIterl USS III" "It", r , - , (2) Thathocluirdice-a.w:klovi.ds:bircilaeRaschEpet8H1 vsionuct soma: '11711a' ProStomAitithSe wa in irsusairee Mligasit;talltar-,BDoR101. andhthls RED ono for my dear do fine for balls." The pot is AEI 1 1 btt 11' 4kr -16 aired Betty," Susie explains. the earth and the branches of the tree and there are CREAM (light while sha helps Betts? Into a PINK are BRCIWN My tint we receive my Christmas S3 try puzzler friend. see what you 7- 1 , YELLOW) color curtains with nittle. --eusie has 4' , , PINK and PURPLE (just a light Baby Doll sleeps in a YELLOW wicker crib under a light My second Is a butter supstitute BLThUE. Jo' 'Tis a day lo , st- $ ? shade of PURPLE) morning-glories a. a CREAM colored dreu and wears a LIGHT GREEN ourth is to separate Mrilmthird is a cycle of time that have-LIGHT GRE4N leaves. for -blanket with PINK bunnies on IL suit Her curls are YELLOW and doily's chair is painted BLUE with DEN woRD pEZELE , , 411VRIVERS YELI.Ow wicker back and seat. ' - a border. The window frames are YELLOW. her cheeks are PLNK Bke Betty. Bahr The torder for this picturecan.be tore If prom cod and haddock. a letter please . ? (I) (2) - i 1."41 Star. kneeling on the BROWN carpet. Bear Is sound asleep under a PLNIK GRErNT. - 1 r rumu"r ""' , p r ; ' 1 fF.- , 1 au. stitg LAT.. ...A, ,,, T.;Tu 1"17.1 I .W6L a; ow Lau ta maw 1.7 uuuuu a- awai irt t C. -REAL oLgo 1 ' -.7! I 1 iThe carpe bag a light BROWN blunt audit hie BLUE -neektio ahowai' V' A 12, r . ISVJ hnrderl litlrowt tha tAra Iiin hodnAnimetiC ink r4. rfiCrPRAPIPII ao 744 pc 1 k . e , , t le ea. N, t, 0111M19 IL A. am on, ,o, u ...I. I moo a a , I. "P , HIDDEN WORD PCIZZLS . -4. ' - . Teasing Hui tHue - - - Isanta..and wear my RED coat and holds a bag that bas maame sulpes ' 1; - - ' . ' , , I your RED tam-ce-shanter for a call and YELLOW Bowers printed Oa . IT tik-AfehttYanginandgmeveerytknusuheewere. 1 uecFeilledmDerwithis aaristmnaPPÝ ma:nchmeer: i r, That bale boy in blue was lying peacefully aster,. , t a.: .I. . .. . a I -.........11 --- .1.:-1.:-- ' and brother John's big BLACK and he wears sister Jane's wooly white I CHRISTMAS The smell tf sumcs trees PIM I It is the merriest alaciest month LETTER TO SANTA CEA1711.- It in - ""' ' 1 - 'cm, cafurm avuuy a ta um int) IVA -nawea -.Leuay mut& (3111112 I 1 I 1-, ttt 4 - , 11 . t '', . 1 4i - LAK.R -----r- boots:- scarf with a RED pompom at the end. -tagd sweet Of idl the whole at , , ova? L' "I'll make the dolls hang up their He has a white belt- His sult.le BLUE h catriaaa the air. - ' . o' ',tacklers by the. chimney. this, big I know for ean see it sticking out ORAJ. bitir trill do for the fire-1 under kis t.--' . Ea& face you meet Upelli the street And though las 'tis not the least "-t Any! YELlxvw e , c - , When ccamting fun and joys. VETO . plate -ond rit pot a big RED book "There their Chtietmas tree. cries Wavicir pleased uni e. , ) EVER '1 - on to hold the stocking& Here's Susie. pointing to a pot of Jerusalem greesiep r,;s. , is the hest beloved montgo RASH tv - PINE 'stoekinr for YELLOW plush cherries "It bee Ineatit GREEN leaves 8-""2""'""tdrL monimmommftionisl4momommiommommemoollh-- , . t i :' ,,,,,,,,,...,::::::......,...f....,;;;, ,,......,. ..:' , ... :,3....,,,......,.............e .,.,..........,..' . , , alli' , 1 ' ' f: P ' . - ' '611:7 Y ii;g1311k . '' - ,. 'kb ' ', ' ff ;' X; '' ' ' . 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