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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta A PAGE, HCD THE- CUILDDEN BILLY THE BOO BEAR How He Ran Away From School and Chased the Lambs Into the Classroom. BIL1A- THE HOO UKAIt was go- ing to school. Ho hadn't ever been before. what It was liki.-i. but ho wondered vory much, IK-CHUSO people mild it was i And it was nuHty, and ho had to! earn the A B C. and all about twice j inlnffs making four; and wfm.hw-i "d. Ami tho horridest thing of all' was tho Mistress Boar that taught him and she coughed with her volco, nnd made noises with her throat because she hod a cold. i Presently Billy the- Boo Hear began to pet tired of sitting still and adding up things, and ho with his feet and stuck pins into tho little hoars .that sat next to him, to make them'scream. Then tho Mistress Rear frowned with her face, and she made him stand in the corner. -And Billy' tho .Boo Bear didn't like tho corner becauso It waa" hard and straight-look- ins', ami the ,wall paper didn't have pattern on "It. So ha draw in all his breath Into bis' mouth, and he turned round and leapt very high In tho air nnd called out Rlistress Bear "wits' .1iint showing1 the other little bears how to add .up things on tho blackboard; nnd when she hoard .Billy call out sho.jumpod very suddenly with bur feet upset the great black- board, and -It got tangled up In her feet. ami. she foil down. Biilj; the Boo Hear thought hi.- Then all the bmiiK'hiff lamba bounced higher limn ever, and they PU! off duwK the field. Brig Puppy got very desperate and fright- ened, and.lie tried to stop them; but they only bounced all tho faster, and he couldn't. So ho tried very hard to coma them, only it was so muddling !H' couldn't It. And-all the time .Billy the Boo Bear ran after them, calling out and he guided them till they came to the place where tho school was, and then he made them go right Into the room u-hcrn Mistress Hear was still toach- liig'i and they bounded about the room and upset things, and everybody screamed and got very oxcitcd. v THE MAGIC EGG Which Became Alive When It Got Near the Water. upon a tlmo there lived u waa this; Whenever It wan P near any water it begun to 'got aliv And it Koi iittic- IcgH, and cycn, and smile and everything! And it wont o being allvo until it was token aw from the water, then it would I decided (o take it with me. mado niy iniiul I'd call it "SmiU" becnus.- it really looked iWe a big black sniui. THE DOLL'S SCHOOL t DOLLY AND DAISY How They Quarreled ariH Then Fell in the Water and Lost Their Cake. DOLLY and Daisy- were twins, but oven twins quarrel sometimes, and one summer's day, when they were having a picnic In the mea- they got very cross about who should have the largest piece of cake. .At last Daisy took the basket lYlth both the bits of cake, and ran :awa.y. as fast as she could. 1. Dolly followed her sister a loftg way, even scrambling: through the.'hectge into the-next field, where'they: weret forbidden to on. till ;'they came near- quite a Daisy stood and 'hesitated, while peeped, at 'her from' behind.' and longed, to "make she might; shdre 'this exciting adventure. Daisy looked a Jong ;'tlme at--the stepping-stone's. They very tar apart! Then she stretcher! out her right foot very carefully and got on to the first stone, then on to the next, til! she got quite Hold. By tho time she reached' the middle, Dolly, was so excited that she called out, "Oh, let me come, too, Alas! the middle stone was a vary slippery one, and at the sound of her twin's voice, Daisy gave a great start, ind slipped off, splash into the water. Out ran Dolly from behind tho tree, forgetting all about their quarrel, and rushed Into the stream In her 'shoes md stockings to help her sister. Then sho slipped, too, and there they both sat crying, with the water up to their waists. At last they both managed to get up, and to make their way out olj tho stream. It was a very dejected pair "The middle stone was a very' slip; OHO." that reached home at last, with wa- ter squeaking in their shoes arid drip- ping from their clothes. As to tho cake, the minnows ate it all up. WASH DAY ADA huci only three dolls. They were rather nice ones, but she very itricved that there were not more uf them. The reason was that slit1 wantt-d kei'p a dolls' school. After thinking over tlu; matter for some time. Ada msulved io imike some mure dolls herself. She drew them well us she could on thick paper, then cut ihiMii out ami made little silk skirts l'nr i heivi. Thin slu? made scats out of fottun-rrc-Is and thin plccos of wood, and when the- papi-r dolls U'ero set ill rows upon these scats there was the hool compli.-U-, Yitu wonM pi'i-haps- have laiighod if you liad b'-ar.l Adii loai-hlng IHM- dnlU. Once 1 luipfH-nod to bo in the room and heard she These were her "My ilt'.'.r dolls- our lesson this ning is iilunn lining f'Jriod. If you wnnl. to lie Kood. I., will U-l! you one nr two wnvs vou nnis-t iho lips' ftithors :.nd moMioi-s ;iml 1'i'-' ;md vi'M tcv In bo All tho girls and petted it. Smut lay on m; began. He kept beautifully quiet until Jones came to give us a French lus son. "What is the French for she asked. i cried Smut suddenly, be- fore any of the girls had time to an- swer. t j Everybody laughed bxcupi Jiliss i Jones, who was cross. "Who' Bald slid asked. i Then, course. J liad to tell her nil Hmnt. That made j her qullc nlctt and .slit: wiLSn'f. a surnp cross with itw. .Slut Smut stt dn her for tho ro.st m1 tho lesaon, and ho didn't Intorrnpi i; but went quietly nt fiok liim liouu- with un- ;ii ail'.l HU'th'.M' ft Wyl't Beraiirfft he holds on to the last- Full to the brim, without crack or seam- An Is that which, if you take 9.wq.y all tho lettera, remain? tho same? is tlif1 greatest thing to Ink before nrcath. t'hiwcr.s pr-rson'.s iiosi1'.' TuIipH. Whiit tn yonrsHf, but If Vwur nn washing Mrs. Quack is very [o .She'll spt-iid a whole day swlm- rulns 'in the pond. While all her OucUHngs follow her about, But once a week, when washing day N'ot in (ho pond but on tho green they're fonml, And while the old duck splashes .ill in Tlio (illu'is tiprcrul tliy clylhes to dry and MeaoU, ;