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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE CHILDREN'S CORNER WASN'T THIS AN IMPISH TRICK m ideas. CLEVER SARDINE WAS'FOOLED 1. The sardine thought he would be very clever, so he harnessed the crab to his :lnjr-ciirt. But he quite forgot that crabs only go so he simply went round and round in u t-ir'-iu. Then he tried a lobster, but he didn't get on either, for the lobster swims backwards. (He's going in for motoring Life. PHOTOGRAPHY PAYS HE HAD BETTER HURRY UP "OUSTIC: "So you're painting the old trees, eh? Irritable Artist: "You get on with your work, my man, and never mind what I'm doing." a, I Rustic: "Well, mister, my work's with them trees, so you'd better hurry up 'cos I'm cutting of 'cm down." Young Brother: "Who says photography doesn't pay? I shan't sell this negative for less than a. five dollar bill." LOUDER. ia the baby growing? Mrs. at least his voice THE MYSTERY OF THE CUT-UP SQUARE E arc ten sections of a Cm thorn out, or butler Mill, them IIM patterns in exactly similar plcctw mil of wuvlhoiinl. Then In- vitn some of your frk-ii'lK to arrange tliu U'n ptoiTS HO tluil they form a complete square-, IVrhapH you wmiM lo iry Mils If ynu run fit ilio Irn I-ICCL-S tosviher 10 fQj-ni tliu (-umn-v in less tliun WK'vii j cu uiv a CORRECT HARD LUCK MR. JONES HAS AN ACCIDENT "Ain't II fierce? All this sranti lot of stones, and not a window anywhere near that wo can LAST WEEK'S PUZZLE Trie- accompanying diagram shows how .to shade seven of the forty-nine small squares so that no two shaded squares will be in the same row horizontally, vertically, or diuyuimily. HOW HE SENT MONEY HOME Suburban; "Hullo! What's the-wife signaling for? Oh, i forgot to leave any money this morning! How can I manage without going 2. Happy thought! he. ties to dog's tail; dog is it into old tin can, which makes a bee-line for home! WASN'T IT A GREAT SURPRISE I. Said the squirrel: "Ah, that's awfully "No, I thought nut. You're drawing a nice 3. "Oq-er, help! It isn't a tree lifter alHt'B clever of you, Mr. Artist. But you're not going tree for me to sit under. That's juat the very. a, greedy, gobbling ostrich! POOP to leave me out here In the sun on a hot day thing I wanted. Thank you so much." little chap, what a start it gave hlhi, didn't It? like this, are FAIRY FINKLE By ERIE WATERS kitchen TOW. Master Ted, you not stay in the hot Id Your ma don't like It." Ted loved the kitchen, especialls when his mother waa out. He was lonely. He did not tease cook, bu went out slowly. The drawing-room was pretty, bu Ted liked company. 'Guess .I'll pretend daddy's he said to himself. An arm chair stood before the fire. Ted sat on the bear skin rug, his back against the chair. He Imagined that daddy put his hand 011 his head and said: "And what have you been doing to- The fire cast glancing lights. Ted must and automobiles, moving them up and "Now, Tommy .Ti? mouse, TOV I In- Stonts Ago; wliat are the Tommy: "Tho Iron Acer-." .AhiHii-r: "Itlfihl. CJo on." Timiiuy: "i'law Uiti began to find that a fire can be good company. True! it made his eyes burn, so he shut them for a minute. Curious shapes appeared, castles, knights, and soldiers. The soldiers marched, bayonets flashed, and funny little man came from the castle. He wore a high, pointed hat, shiny black clothes, and top-boots. Such a queer face Ted had never seen. The mouth was wide, nose big, eyes bright and keen. He laughed with a sound like the crackling of burning wood. Ted laughed too. watching closely he called. the little man replied. Before Ted could say "Oh" he Jumped out of the grate, landing at his feet. The boy was afraid, till he heard a kind voice say: "How do you do? You like com- pany. So do I. So I have come to visit you- Besiflce, It Is a little warmer than T like In your fireplace. True, my asbestos clothing keeps me fairly cool. Excuse me. I'll remove my mask." Ted saw that the mask was exactly like n face. "Shall I tell you of my laat "Tea, Ted answered. "Please sit down." The Fire-Fairy Ktit on the rug be- side Tod. "My name is Fairy Flnklc- T called on .1 lonely, sfcli child. I popped rlown the chimney. My! what n fire! Just a wee rest carefully covered with ashes, You can guess why. Very little conl- No money to buy more. Tho toy with blankets, could keep1 warm. "You were sad. because you had to for an hoyr In this beauti- ful room In ro" Uttlfi friend's room down, They were cut from maga- zines, pasted on cardboard, and bent to make them stand." 'It ain't very he Bald, 'cept when my back hurts.'" "My sharp ears heard a step. Fire fairies hover show themselves to grown-ups. Bo I jumped into tho grate, scattering tho ashes and making a lovely blaze. Some ono was saying: 'Come, darling. How's mother's WHY NOT ncthins. pretty except a few No very iphby fumHuro. "The boy waa glad to me. He flch a Ions time, Something vltli his hnrk. His mother KOOR work fvcry day. She comes back nnriM lo jrivo lilni his dinner, and vfn nnd hlsciiljR near him. tnMf wlinrl tore was put over hluli. He was wllh cr men, hovses, carts, "'Fine! .Mottierl All he sang out. I saw his eyes shining and such a glad look on tho thin face. I climbed that old chimney quicker than Santj himself. I .will send a kliid lady to see him. She will take him a'.musical- ox. Won't that be grand? time the pain is bad ho can set the lovely nusic going, and He still and listen." Ted thought he had never seen such n jolly little man. "Tell me about another he legged. Tho fire-fairy laughed a crackling angh, then: "Let me think! Those, dreadful Drowns! Mischievous? I should say so! They make ma cross. "I hid under the stove. I am not 'and of kitchen stoves. It fa loo hard ,o get awny. Cook was making bls- :ult. Bill, Jim, and Alf Brown were roubiesome, quarreling, scolding, anil upsetting everything. Bill snatched ho biscuit-cutter. "'Let me cut he yelled. "Fanny was tired of their mischief. out of this she cried. Mary, the parlor-maid, in neat black vith white cap and apron, waa sitting [own. "Jim .crabbed a bit of dough, and going slyly behind her, stuck little white dots on the black waist. Hear- ing gl.cgk-s, gook discovered the prank, and turned the children out. "Mary went to the dining-room, the cook to tho Coining hack, she put the biscuits in ttio 'oven, surprised to eeo so few In pan. The Brown's house; Is an old one, and has a row of bells ftbovei the kitchen table, one for rpom. Mary wan watchlrlg for master'? bell. To her surprise, Mrs. Brown ap- pear ed. she sn.ld severely, "why did you not aiiRwer the boll? Mr. Brown rarrc- several llnu-.i Tor Imt water." ,'T never honrd It, was the answer. "I don't think It rang." chimed In. The WIIH antonlfilK-d. N'rt- hirally fho lonknd up at (he Cook and Mary turned tliglr In "QH, you wicked hoy, to give baby blotting-paper to "Well, I thought that was the best thing to give him, because he'e just drank some ink." the same direction. Vexed as they were, all laughed. "Tho Cook screamed. "My bad, bad their mother sighed. From the dark passage came shouts of laughter. Of course, you have guessed that those youngsters jumped on the table when Cook was In the cellar, and stuffed every bell with dough. I did not stay to hear more, but ran into the dining rooni and up into tho chimney. I fancy Mr. Brown had something- to say to those chil- dren. The door-bell rang. cried the Fairy. "I must away! ".Come cried Ted, watching his company don his mask, hop into the grate, and disappear.- "Teddy! Where-are some one was calling. Ted rubbed his oyee. as father, and', mother entered: "Why, child, have you been, aaleeu? What's The father picked up a burning lump of coal and flung it into'the fire. "Jennie puts on too much coal. It most "I was not I had fairy. I think ho is some relation to Sfinty, 'cos ho came down the chimney." Then he told all about It. TEDDY BULL MOOSE MAKES APPEARANCE IN TOYLAND r EDDY B.ULL MO'OSIO has routed Teddy Bear. With his branching nntiers and his de- termined expression, the Bull Moose has plunged Into toy land and tattcn his stand right in the centre, where he purposes to bo monarch of all the toys. "There la no animal in my clnsa." Teddy Bull Moose seems to say, as In stares about at Hit ntid the wooly dogs and the fither animals -liat populate toyland. Even the dolls Sit back and look with wonder at the new arrival. The Teddy Bull Mooae it; brown In color, with a soft, hairy body and r.ead made of unbreakable composi- tion- His head turns In all direction? so that ho can change his expression with cnch bend of the He 's nlnn good mlxor and lacking In animosity. able to tnke n different stand e.ich j rcgnrclkss of the former affiliations of.. aa his loffs arc Jointed to {oy ns-soclntcs. The toy 'poaaum.. iblo him to achieve ncrobntle foals j mil to exhibit himself us contor- tionist. Children who have an jtKHorlment nf it toys nond lint fo he Tc-il'iy Hull Moosrt ir lo lnlnnliic ninong Ihrin his tuvcnior fiuanintew him to a i Mm monkeys, the boars, and the other" of the toyland menagerie may Ins kept flido by side with tho Tetlily liull Aionst' without Injury. He has U''-ih, but does not, "show them, a nil Ma b'vln te worse than hla blu. ;