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7E pLACE CALL MY H0M6.
, ??c"..-l.v.l upon by .yund. ! i i " V.emory of a U-ar ' iVo.Vt .w.-t M-t of which alone ' I...,? tin -W.IU c-ruiiil.llny wnll ! J,Yln v Uf:.l.l It. '" h ' V. i rniio alor.o untr L'd.Lr w r- all n,y treasures are; : T i hlicii rh of heaven's dome f. or tl. plHce I call my home. JEnn-u. A. flecker. In Th. ChrUtlan Science Journal. , . ..4- f "Simple Simon: His Simple Life. I I I I 0 I it The church clock at the top of the hill struck elven. IU deliberate tones ..'.. wer the house-tops and across the field to where William Dodd in hla narden. A gleam -was w"ft,uB - " of Batlefactlon came over hla face. Ho stood upright, hla knuckles at what might Lave been called by courtesy the small of his back and stretched him self. Then he got together his fork his boe and his wooden garden basket and went off to the house, ' He was round and short an4lderly. Forty years before his pink face, wldo open eyes, and .air of innocent be wilderment had earned him the name . of Simple Simon from bis fellow clerks at the London bank at which he had been employed, and middle age had only served to mane n uuuio fii--- lie had on a pair of striped trous ers, very baggy at the knees and a tall ccat of a greenish hue, still black In pieces He was wearing out the clothes he had at the time of his re tlrement. When the time came to buy another suit, It would be of the pattern called pepper and salt. It -was a hue sunny morning In May. 'Lark were singing, poised somewhere m the blue over the meadows. Simple Simon had been aware of them during the tour in which he had been weed ing He bad also taken notice of the fresh sweetness of the country air, of ,i iho earth, of the vigor ous emeu w . ; .. j .ih ihiif was going on, OUS SpilllS -- - . almost visibly around him, of me bright colors of th uowers uu i" . -. vi.. aaatallA irround. He put his tools away In the shed he had built for their accuuimuu. , cleaned his boots on the iron scraper outside It. and then went along the bricked path to the back of the house and called out. "riow, iue. ieven o , :,. . t-..i ni.onrix! at the door nn jura, uuuw i1"' . a tray upon which were Jug, a glass, ' i Cha inn. a hunk of brea'd ana cneeno. was stout and round, and ber come ly face wore the same look of placid contentment as ber husbands. She had op an Immense apron over her neat stuff dress. ,w" "Been mailing the arbor, father! she asked as she deposited the tray on ' a wooden bench by the door. Arbor?" echoed Simple Simon, tak ing; his seat beside the tray. Why. your wits have gone wj The arbor's from eleven till one. Qo- g to start on it now. What have you been doing?" t,i- to "Counting the wash and trying to knock some sense into that girt, head. Now I'm going over the glass and oblna cupboard till dinner time. Ab you'U like, that Lor, what a life It la! N"er a moment without something .Pleasant to do and no- ton you iu - mother, is It a. good as we figured it ou.H.or'.'" replied Mrs. n.,dd "You know well enough what I -you know well enough, wmu hluk. I can't atop talking here all lb! into the house 1Ipr husband finished W. morning s n.freshment, ana sai mi rttresnnieu , knee3 utes. riuuins . i,i H face turned toward be sun, that had already begun io wi-. ---he B"t up briskly and went to his shed for another set of tools. '-mi,r;e pimou was In bis usual po ,(.V,' n 'ot i.avl,S'alUed a UfeJong ,d n? Laylnlt Fine(l as much tiatlsla-tl...a Uomt as he had antlcl pat-d. When l. haJ married thirty years Ix-fore, with only , the salary of vourg b"K ci.-kupou which to . ,,0,t hln.srf.lf. his wi.ffl and a possible t .... i i.iiv KPt-med out o. rVat h.8 promts wouH ) l,ave cn.l-lcd il.n to buy a 1'" ouc with a larte garden In the n:ry,.I livuin it for the yea ,i,at remiiinod to Mm after his lloull to lin.sl-o.1. imt that wmi e c'd that he and W " 'IV all o,h th yrar. of ,on h . middle s: d ;"d l,ee:i arr.iii.!'!'" ''' - ' , llev had suv-.l a little ev.-r, . , f evrt in the : 111 ,, , .. r .-.k v:.r li. ; ;r ;.:;.;. ' . ,. .: l.-t 1 'T. As ""'t "' ' " , " ' . , .,, ' 'V 1'irtel. .1 , '"" ' , '.-.. Y n something to the store. For even) shilling they denied themselves the; pat Ion. Simple Simon, upon his marriage, had gone Into a little house In a quiet but poklsh street In Kentish Town, and he had lived In tbat little houso for ttiirty years, until be bought his own In the country. He thought of those years now, as he measured and sawed and ham mered in the spring Bunshlne, with tne peace 01 trie country surrounding him. They had not been bad years. Tbc lHrlA hmiRA at thn pnri nf ttiA dull street, under the high wall, had al ways been clean anacozy witnin, ana It In summer time It was disagree ably not ana airless in me tmast 01 these miles of streets, and as dis agreeably cheerless In the bad days. there was always tne great emancipa tion to look forward to and take on a brighter aspect by contrast with nrARttnt anrroundlnes. And there u'Aa Hnmmtead Heath nnt far nff nntl tha nlpanantpr suburbs. In one of which 8Imple Simon might even then have been living if he had not set his neart upon someining still better In the years to come. He and his wife and his little girl made exDedltlons together on holidays and r.y. aummnt. Avonlnira TllPV WO I H known In the street In wnicn mey lived as "The Happy Family." uui they kept much to themselves. It seemed to Simple Simon, as he worked away by the blossoming lilac, that thoso years had covered a very knri inii.ii nf tlma. There had been scarcely any change ia them. Thero would have been none, year nuer year, if It had not been for the grow ing up of their daughter. 8he supplied the landman, m this year she had scarlet fever, and they took her to Lowestoit ior a now day; In that she Brat played at the school concert; In that she gained her scholarship at the academy; In that he was so 111; In that she got her appointment as music xeai-ii the big school In which she had been educated; in that she was married; In that her child was born. Simple Simon's face sortenea as u thought of the child. Yes, she bad been a good girl. Lire In the little bouse In Kentish Town, even with the great emancipation to look forward to, would have been du.l without lu. . And perhaps It was just as well that ber husband, who had been the drawing master at the school, was not very well off. Simple Simon had been able to help his girl, and was helping her now. There was plenty " ti. mnthnr WOUld not ior n be so contented as they were If they had bad nobody but themselves 10 .ti.. r,rt onnnri their money on. mum The church clocK siruca uu. , himself uo again ana pie oiiuo" u.v - - gathered his tools together. It was time to go in auu - bis clothes. In the afternoon, after . .... hoii- In the dining cap in iu """"" , , room window, framed In honeysuckle ho would occupy nimsBii lighter phases of garaenmis, v"""-" r. .. . h.nw nf hast and a pair fg M until tea Urn. After tuat ce ana ui for a stroll by Ireld paths and coun try lanes, and return In the evening IXJ it. 1 hnnifl. to their quiet, pieasaav ;" -"-". And bo me days ana mo - -pass, and they would grow old to P :Z' .n... and contentmonj. trVherrchTld and their child, child to ward from them the desolate loneliness of age; A thrbsh sang in tne inaa. breeze blowing over a bed of wall flowers wafted fragrance. The sun shone on a clump 01 urn - Simple Simon lifted bis gray bead and looked round him. HI. eyes were moist "I don't know what I ve done to deserve to be so happy, he sald. London Mall. FOILED BY QUICK WIT AND COURAGE. BURGLARS ROUTED BY ERAVE WOMEN. .Presence of Mind Displayed by Admiral's Daughter Army Officei'. Wife Wound. Intruder. whll Shaving. The Bishop of London says that he cSci. hi' sermons and addresses while be la dressing, and that his bVa In seem, to work n sonlshing ...... I.. uhavine. He al- manner f" - t. h. so says that he does noi - could flnd time otherwise to prepare U8u:rrerr last is an answer to SouU, Js attack on shavers for wasting M,e Southcy calculated mathemat canv that the average shaver be ginning to operate every day he Z twenty years old. and shaving for rny years, will consume 2.730 ho,rs. a " ufl ident time for acdtilrlng a com ment knowledge of seven Janguages. bey ve only nine minutes dally U i the slaver. If the shnver should 10 . Ia p .lav lii stropping his Z"r . w,ld waste 304 hours ten . u in fifty years tlmo encniph ror..S.h anga.--ton He, ;ihl. The Frei'jht. Kll(k(.rV,h:,t Is the piOM-.ert for ',...s nrnund t'. ni.le.-NeW j .,v.y ho ri;,l.l ei.r I l-'"' I r, ar, the !' fi. Hv nuhllalied by Mrs. Charles Gllpln'a encounter with burglars and of her bravery and pres ence of mlud In putting them to flight with a toy pistol recalls inai wbbu Ington as well as Philadelphia ba. cause to be proud of the courage and resourcefulness displayed by a Wash ington woman under similar condi tions. She Is the wife of a major general In the army. Her encouuter with a burglar occurred during the summer Just before her marriage, at her falh or's' country seat, In Northern New York. Tha hnniiA una lnrfi and rambling In - --. ' f - architecture and her room was on the third floor, where uo one except her self slept. One sultry night she went to her room about 10 o'clock. On ac count of the heat she did not light both lamps. Shu put on a wrapper. When Bhe went to a closet to find a pair of slippers and felt about the floor tor them bar hands encountered a pair of thoes which would not moi'e, Thnnirh mueh frlchtened she con tinued to search tor the slippers, which she finally found. She picked them up. and anting nn Iha bed tried vainly to think of some way to obtain assis tance without letting the man hidden behind her dresses know that she was aware ol bis presence. ' The closet door had no lock, the latch was broken and It would not Pino hnt Thn woman had seated her self on the side of the bed fiorcing the closet, and when she glanced Into It she looked directly Into the eyes of the burglar. He promptly stepped out. "There Is no use for further conceal ment," he said. "I knew you had dis covered me. If you utter one sound I nil will vnn " Ho raised a revuiri and pressed It against her head. "Now he commanded "walk over to your bureau." The woman obeyed, and the nurgiar put her rings, bracelets ana pin. his pocket. . "If you have any money give It to me," be ordered. She handed hloi ibout 100. A Successful Ruse. Hn vmini woman, vou've got to jhow me the quickest way out of this house, and remember u you atmnm try to trick me I'll blow your brains out." . . .t Bhe walked down the stalls, witn xne burglar at her heels. Bhe took a turn leading to the front of the house, and In the dim light the burglar did not notice his sflrroundlng.. As she reach ed the first floor she pointed to the front door and said, loudly: That ia h onlv way to leave this house. In that room" pointing to her iff wham a door stood a ar are iuy father and brother, t advise you to go The burglar knocKea ner wm dashed to the front door. But her voice had reached her father and brother, who rushed to ber assistance. Tney pursued the burglar, and near the i. nonrinnli and caotured him. 1UUS 6"'v"" " .... Some year, ago the young daughter of an admiral met with a similar ex perience in her Washington home. She bad gone to her room late, and wb.la undressing dropped her watch. A. she a nirv it nn Bhe tlanced cas- ually under her bed and saw a man . figure undor it. HH oaca wu. her She went on undressing. Then, remarking aloud that the was thirsty. ii.. .,r, tumhlor and went out BllB yiLivcu . - , of her room. She ran to her father . bedroom and awakened mm. ine po lice were called, and on their arrival the burglar was nauled from under the bed. The late Mrs. James B. Hicketts, well known In Weshlngton society, bad a deserved reputation for coolness under trying circumstances. The story of her spending three months in Llbby In 1th her husband. Gen eral Ricketts, and twenty-six offlcere .-j n.n u well known. Jutst before tho civil war she accom panied General Ricketts to a ironuer a r.r M,Bir arrival the general POBL. - - went on a scouting expedition and she was left alone In their quarters. The iv. nf" hla absence the retired early. Bhe had been a!wp some time When suddenly t,ne became m. " and conscious that some one was look- In at her. She rcls'! ner in-an glanced about the room, which was fairly well lighted by moonlight. Her attention was attracted by a shadow In one corner, which she became aware was caused by a crouching figure. Shot the Burojar. ' che slipped her hand under her pil low polled out her revolver, and olm r'h in the ellre.tum ol the ihadow culled: . i lve y,Hi cv:e minute to leave the with an uncomfortable adventure year ago this June when she accortipanled him to the Jamestown exposition. They took the night boat to iNorium uu uv cupled separate staterooms. She found It difficult to sieep on - lumpy inattress and went to her nus band. A. she left the stateroom he locked the door. Bhs asked her hu. a . wu wlih her. He rang for the steward and they entered his wife . stateroom and dragged me ui.. off the bed. Tbey found a ouriy oe.ro A norov unrlfif If. . uvw Kw Vnrk wldOW WtlO -ma tim In Havana last Jan jyvub B""v , . uary aeveral oaya Deiorw sail lor New York went put in a car x maifA farpwell calls. lnS -v "- o n 1K1 iarrlHirea in riltvttua m built like broughams, but Instead of windows In the bacK nave niwo.j i --a . nrtiin. As the carriage was rolling along, she heard a .light noUe behind her, ana mruius . norini in through the opening. He was evidently standing on lllO UBtR oiinuB. . w Atxnoht hnr around me throat, and holding her securely be gan tearing off her Jewelry with his right hand. He tore a diamond dog collar from her neck and seized her Then he released nis wen uwi-u iium... hold and dropped on tne ca.rr.s. -wheels made so much noise that the half strangled woman had great dlf- ficulty in atopping we couvu... had been unconscious of what was transpiring behind bis back.-New York Tribune. PBWBROOK FARM. CU03ED TIOHT. The Pfmhronk farm Is ahut up IUh. The pallock'a huiiKln' plain in ais" I ...la vi'MT. .in in.aiucii iw'-n ..... y - - - Thi-y won t nn galivantln up All uewn ini'in i,in..-.-i , No orlnery bulidos pup .... 'LI iiiuKa my ne" I"""1" Ijiit year they ot a hold o' Jl". An lirnu nun w fhey madu a liufr out o mm , inn nr jr r'iiu . " - Thy anld Mmlura ougluur ten Aa I'M a ivoniimy .. 6he J'-ln'l; d... tin hlgliland King wuth thur ATHLETICS IN BRAZIL. Hammer Throwsr GilH. Telia the Ena' llsh About 8port. In South Amsrlca. Arrnrnlnir to Simon P. GIlllS. the New York A. C. hammer thrower, who has arrived in England, tbe Influx of Americans and Englishmen Into' Brazil will In due course create a love of athletic, there. Glllis has been In Rio iia Tanolrn for the last two yeri and went thereto England for tbe purpose. 01 competing in uiw tiiumyiunoui!, Olympic' game, and other big nieeis. By the mall which leaves for England, this week Gllll.' entry for the English championships will be forwarded by the New York A. C. Since nis arrival in-England Gillls has been extensively Interviewed over the chanQ.es of the American team at the Olympic games. He has told the Saxons tbat American. will be strongest in the spnnis. .iv,t. ami naiA vault and lumping event. In general. In giving his view, to Sporting Life on Brazil, Gillls said: "Brazil has a cllmato that doe not stimulate a love for athlotlcs. It Is hot and humid, with plenty of rain, and there Is practically no life In the peo--i. irk. aiklotlo Ufa r.f Brazil I. chiefly confined to the British and Americans. There is an English crick ik -i itin de Janeiro, and tbey have a splendid ground. Thero were . imaririii battleships In S cuuyic v. - the harbor last June, ana a lean-., was arranged, at which I did ome hammer throwing. "Don't tbe people show more energy when you get away'from the coast?" "At Sau Paulo, which Is more than 2.000 feet above sea level, the climate Is not nearly o enervating and a few Brailllan. do take part In athletics there. Generally speaking, however. It I. very bard to awaken their Interest In games of a strenuous . cam They prefer aommning mm " demand much physical enui i. "Have they not a national punm.... The majority of nations are noted for at least one game." . "They are intensely Ketn on " fighting, but that Is scarcely a pastime according to our way of regarding things. The uraainan. mo - - supporters of the automobile and hey have tbolr horse races. Ever body ride. and tbey get wildly " racing Some of tbo more actUe Brazilians go In for rowing, and a few may be seen out a. runners at Sao PVi'th ao manw foreigners In Brazil ,g there not a probaMHtT ot. . .,...,u.d In athletics! terosi DH...S - .. .... hIi- - a fit II HI IDIJ ' "U Will ' . at all.' British and German p- - Incrrastnr in nun.bcrs .- - time move the athletics, but thre are iui.h. i-.-i - a present. We arranged some base ball games there, and 1 don't summss . couple of hundred Brazilians took fhe trouble to attend them. How Uir foror.t to th.nr bull, flghia. which I confer to be very cruel. I don't re "". . . .n ,uh eood bull litshteis bull where., la Bra ;, ey In voredyvull IcxJay. Our darter Tlldy fnlli-r'd suit . Deuhun ahe had iha Kl't . O' lanjns un' tho torni to boou (sav. now ine is aurm. A-itaniiln "In the wlnU.-n an. . A-inowIn now Hum paini ki.i Renews olo ch.ilr; her smile ian cnuii o apne hiiii. "They wnnted to lt Lemuel. l er unciL', uui n hhiu ... He'd ruiher aiay thn aide o wii, i ney cuuian iitrn ma nc. An' ma. ho klckrd ag in 'era stout li nen irity nil mini w Hpr name; they inlj ahe was about inur yropr amn mi wwiv. "Tin radlock'a hangln' on tlA fate To shunt thi-t crowd this '"r- , I'll plug the funt cuhb, aur aa rata. W ho inoiipyi 'round h' re. A-WOOin Iia lO HIM lll mini J lit? I t Rooa enuii lur iir. But tlii! Eol lll cllllUlun cl.arm, An' took 'rn ofT, b'ge! -Horace Seymour Kuller. In tht New Voik Times. W' C3WHM, w pr W(j TfeWOrLD' M'jLVGfWlTrtfo "Do you ever buy poetry?" "Well. 1 did buy a copy of Tennyson once," ad mitted the editor. Philadelphia Ledge-. ', Plgot'e "I've got my eye on a nice little home, for us when we get mar ried." Piggy "You've got a ty la your eye, so to speak." Life. "Well, what's on the blll-of-fare tr.tfii-r1 innnti-cil tha eeuiol drummer. "Beg pahdon, san AU guess dey's fly specks. Ah'll git yo' anuddur, sab," Judge. Conley (reading paper In Feeney's saloon) "What's a dead reckonla. Dlnny?" Feeney "The bar bill l $7.80 I have agin yer late brother Mike." Puck. "The editor of a humorous publica tion has to be famUUr with all tba old la from palming off new Jokes upoST him. I 'pse?" Louisville Courler-oJurnaL "Did you ask that man why he paid rent Instead of oHfig hl" own home?" asked one real e' V agent. "Yes,' answered tbe other. " hie said he did n't He kept movins" Washington Star. , "But remember, my dear, tbat you . and I are one." She looked at hlra scorLfulIy. "One!" li 3 echoed. "Non sense. Ve are 10. 1 m the one and you are the clphir."-Clcveland Plain, Dealer. "You can't buy happiness," exclalm .a ,h Dniimoninliat. "No." answered "the man who Is sternly practical. "You can't buy happiness. Ana bi me time that fact doesn't Imply that your comfort Is enhanced oy being broke." Wr.t'utagtcn S'.sr. Us?He (to JV.ts. Jutl returned from vo.r'i ntudv In London) "DIs done. Jules qu'et-ce quo c est done que cos trols R's dont on parle en Angleterre?" Jules "Ls trols It's? N" sals pas liens 'la me r'vlent v'lal Bolten, Klppln, et Right 0."-Punch. Boru. (strussllng uthor)-"That last book of mine agreeably surprised you. did it? 1 am glad to bear that." v7'... niiararv editor) "Yes; 1 ex- IIH6(, t...-,. . pected to devote an enure cieun. reading It. It put me to sleep In Dvs minutes, old fellowr-Qhlcago Tribune. leisure clawis In this country follow the bounds at all, Ml Penprey?" asked the visiting uiumu nobleman. "No." replied Miss rep- prey "the hounds usually lonow wie leisure claas here. We always try to keep tbe hohcea on the move." Phila delphia Press. "Gee whir!" sold George for th twentieth time, "it makes me mad ev ery time I Ihlnl; of the 1U I lost loduy. 1 'actually feel ns If I'd ke to have somebody kick me." "By the wr.y. George," said Ibe dear girl, dreamily. . . i. .... ..r,.. ihint vou'd better speak to father tbls ,veulng?"-PhIlsde.pV.U Press. rociiii ; thi n I Ate. I -ew Ym'k Sun. Wl,b a ...ut.d th- man ddfheJ to the - . ... i ... Uui. Ili.'vl i. i mil '1 he t ';. tnu-'-u I'" ,t .-uii. '1 he t !: ' . ., , . v, .. i n'll. Vtv raw ur t i o l;;. IrVS 1 : . ., .'..'. r. The -. Ife ol a v "'' er 1 t lUs the M-'n- . i...v iii-i-sis ni'Miisr tfi tn'KO nn- 1 , , ' . 1 ,.il.er hoy l " t. iiim n i.i in in " : i v;;-.e J 1 ' I '' The- Queen of Silence." - Mrs Inaac Rlca ot Ne,r YolJ; known In society In nearly all the capitals of Europe as the "Q'teen of ,rihnce," has n"uimed ber crus.n!e aolnst' undue noise and will spem! 'll. suinnier In this advocacy abrr-ad. Her lm:i.eliae 1 oi e Is to ort-rn 1e rnil iu.-si- .sivle-fi "1 "vry cai.li -1 Hi Kurcpe; '' m,ifid-rt tbat one .nteret la i;:.;-'.l rit'.'iitlnn ...iad um :l hr aim Is accoinplh he".. J-K'trsnH t'f.y ,I-"itmi. . 11 U is Oil"!. Iji Paxot'y T"'u '' St.vll i F- ' 1 - u ..1 '.I.- h ' 11 '' (Vil'S. i-.lly e:l - m-ys of '