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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - September 24, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta IT TC I CSNAD1M QlE 11 15! BOTOWPAGE THE OWN BABY And His Big Sifter OXfi night the Hope children vere Bitting listening to their papa. I cannot tell you all their Dimes, (or there were seven of tbem, and it would ukf too long. They were very much Interested, in what he was telling them. lie had teen to tha city that day, and had been to a hospital which was (Hied ivlth sick children. It was the faolght of Buiumer, the weather was very liot, but thera the poor. pale-faced little lolk tad to lie la their cots, with never a breath or the frtsh country air or a flower to pass away the weary dajr. Many of them, ioo, were Jn treat pain. Mary Hope-was very much trouble al what fibo had heard, antl the nex ilay at school she toM It alt to th clber girls. "I wish we could send them sores said Grate Yi'ard. ''Why cot fccud Eal another. fluids are full of them and Tvild roses and ever e liiauy more whose names 1 don't Is The filrla voted that this was a cap tal plan; and 03 soon as school wa over they set out lo gather the flow xJn half sn hour they had cac great armful. They look them t to Mary Hope's, and there they ma them up Into bowiueta. Then the back and picked a fresh B Then a Llg was brought n f.ncJ lined with cotton hatting that was thoroughly weL The flowers ivero next put la, and- well sprinkled, and more wet cotton was put" on to? of them; and then Joha, the man, ecot Ihetn off by oxpress. And If you had been at the hospital tbo next morning, and had seen the color conic In the cheeks of those pale- faced children wbeh'ibe basket, was opened, I think you would- have thought the. children's plan a great success. OUR OPINION OF THINGS OIS etood and Btarel al tile Baby, and "ate blown slowly HIM. Tho Ealy was verr lieautirul. He tat In the mlddlo ol a big btii and smiled. Jle hid Mamma's blue eyes and Mamma's curls, and bla nose was rfcct little nose. He would never need to ptncb a ilolbes-pln on It, as etlniM dirt on hers, to make It Ifke Mamma'e. 01 touite, tnia u-ts all verj natural, lit via Mamma's Daliy, while was only an Adopted She tlv.-ays knov.-n tbls. and It had ways burt a little: but, from tbe moment the nurse hail said, laughingly, S'o time tor l-ols EOV. Mother has a brand-new Baby of lier own." tbe hurt had turned into an'arbo and ache In'.o a bitter leellng. o( which 1-ols as almost ashamed. How could she hate such a llttlo Baby, wtlb such pretty ny a Baby who crovrea aad made fascinating peepholes ot his eyes till almost thought tbat peeping Into them was like netptng Into heaven. "If you waeu't an Own taby s'noutd love the loli lira, low dare you laugh at Being the Views ot Hoyj and Glris on a Variety of John William (ujej 12) Editor-in Chief. WEATHERCOCK WAS PROUD He Hu Pride LOXBER HOLIDAYS. Tfe boys and girls in Tutli? end High school! have bein to oar tor tied or Ihrte hate sod Come and :emed to say; "I'm in my cirn house on sny own mother's bed! Jss ice if you scowled. "If yo'l got tested noT." rio said, ''Mamma would soon forget you. ten her Baby only a few months. I'fe been her. baby for seven years." Bald the Baby rudely, kicked UP both feet, and went over on his i. Jyols was thinking hard. She didn't see Mamma standing near the curtain by one door. Jjals was looking nervously towards tho other, by which Nurse mck. had juat gone out. "If I lasted you." said she lo tlis Baby, "you wouldn't care. You lore your !cet as much as you lore aiy Mamma." answered tbe foolish Baby. Lois bent over him. Ho was fat, but he was small. She rolled him up in Beel Fishing in Assam' ASSA.M is an-Indian Province In the northeast of Bengal, i Alter 1bi flea been' fish multiply In mil Hops; but as the waters dry up, the fish gather in (he Ions shallow hollow To these" young old sal'tf forth, armed with all eorU ot fishing gear, and wltli nets am" baskets. A favorlle. Implement- Is .It or bottomless conical baske '.-'ji'l'.lch U forced to the mud, an liny tlsh caught by it are taken 01 through a hole at.the lop. A brg company of young folk, chattering dialling, aud lauglilng, renge them selves In Ilnf3 four or five deep acros. the er.d of the lonst.'wlile strip ol wate npd a-s they wade forward each on drives his or her down to th bottoni. Whcii fish are thus taugh me. quick and ser what we nave "Well. Mar'K, what Is manitna a.iked, as she came Into the room. "We don't kuow. It came in liis mall, aud it's directed to -Mark and .May Arwlne. do you supple Ii. iit' could have sent The children danced around the table, on which iay a small square box. ''I Think 1 know who sent Mrs. Anrlue said, smiling. "What U la I i In the farmyard, with forward breast and outstretched beak lilted towards Tne quickest way lo find cresting to cry oul to cverybody: "What sort of rubbish arc out will be to the bos." THAXSS BE. Day icill soon le here fc Leaf lays and olrls Jiatv a !orle thankful Iftls (r'ooc crops mtan good limes, to bar pionajrcrs tell us. FASHIONS FDR OIRLS. have received the Ic ters of girt readers saying that the vant to know irhy fficre are not tnor pictures of girts" r.cic dresses in th papers. The editor of this column has sent these letters to the fashion writ- ten, and hopes Iftey icill cTianos Ilicfr lit tbe church weathercock was one of Ihe very worst of them all. Von will e that such a oiie never comes lo a good end. Many a haugbty cock has lost Is head when his owners made a feast; and alter that, without any more RiJo, o has been plucked, end laid In the slewnan, and been eaten up Just, like :her birds. Ecrp ND this was tie train. The cock was proud and Idle, and that was all jum A M. about it. For several hundred years he bad ESI up there on the top of steeple, and had never done a tingle Ihing; he had not even crowed once. it was so Idle that he had never moved from the spot during all those hundreds So Mark cul the strings. May look- ed on. getting her head so much in his way that the scissors almost went Into hoy eyes. When he I03k off the cover some- thing boppetl up in lier face. She Ecresmcd fright, and even Mark iped quickly out of tbe be exclaimed, "jt'3 alive. It's like a toad; but see what queer bunches It has on Its bead, like 1 roars' you can tee from that how idle he was. Perhaps a good whipping The toad sat perfectly still after its st jump, acd -May came a little arer. he bite, mamma, or poison asked. ".Xo, .May, I don't think he will bite, ins must have sen', him. Don't you member he told us about the horned ads they had where After dinner jnanuna gave the chll-; en an old bird-cage to Keen their pat They gave him f, good meal of es and bread-crumbsr-which he seem- to like very much: Thev talked of a great raaiiy namta r him, but at last called him Joe., he last time r heard from them Joe as very tame and knew his name. He as a great pet with all the children the neighborhood. "And WM In mother's his big with her iips pressed tightly together, and her heart going sh'e'ivent out quietly by the other door. down the hack Etairs. The shawl WM over Baby's raoulh, hut his eyes were quiet and trustful. Then ahe went out Into the shrubbery path BEd so, Bte'adlly and quickly, to the woods. ONCB she thought some one was following her and (urnedAound'. Did something tall.slip quickly out of sight behind a'tree? She waited, her whole heart in her mouth, then swallowed U, and went on. She came to a great pilo of dead leaves and on this she laid the Baby. "It's not she told him, "and you tvill go to sleep. some woodcutter will corao along and Ilnd you. They always do. You arcl very pretty. He will think you are a prince, whom nobody wanted, and he-will "kal-ol- or'gourd-shaped oassct, tie Ws good wife. Perhaps, when you are grown up, on the' iclt side. Sometimes the nnijyou will find .But by thai time I shall he married and have an Own. fast and furious, as tho larger'uaby mysolf, and I shan't care what yoti say. You're not angry with me now, fish. dash wildly about among Ihcir are legs and teel, often upsetting tho un- _____ slc in a scramble, for tho prize. WHAT .iOHNNY' SAW The Baby took his thumb out o! his raoulh and made peepholes of his eyes. "You dear he teemed to say, "I never was less angry In'my Hie. ills Is the prettiest green nursery in the world. Robins arc splendid fellows, like my bed. I don't care how soon you iO really started to go. .But she came hack. His eyes were closed. His 3 thumb had slipped out ol his mouth. He was as pink as a wild-rose, he threw herscH.do-.i-n by him and gave him a great hug. II you wasn't an Own Baby, a sweet 'ittle would she tald, and then, she jumped up and ran home. Some (irhe later she found her mother in the nursery. Mamma looked cheerful, but surprised. "Queerest thing, said she, "can't find my Baby." looked under the bed. It seemed best fo hide her face. "Must be somewhere she answered, imitating her mother's olfhand me. But sbe-was very much surprised. She thought that Mamma would be much more anxious than this. (To Be Continued en This Page Xext -13- WeeksTill Christmas "A slri anfl boy were Jumping about on the rope." THE GRASSHOPPER FABLE. grasshopper, half starved with cold and hunger, came to a well-stored jcc-hive at the approach of winter, and lumbly begged toe bees to relieve his wants with a few drops of honey. One of the bees asked him..how he had spent his time lOl tbe summer, and why he had not laid up a store of foou Ike them. said he. ''I spent my tjme might have brightened him up a bit, and made him diligent and Industrious But who could have undertaken to try M Besides, he was made of wood, an he would not havo felt any whip. We shall hear what happened to him. Ons line day, while the weathercock, as usual, was sitting and starin at the- blue Eby, and looking very thoughtful, although he was rot thlnkin of anything at all, he saw wlllrastonishment a great crowd of people collecle down below round tbe church. "What can it he thought. "It, is ni Sunday to-day." He very soon saw what It was. A celebrated rope dancer had fastened a rope from the church steep to the belfry. 'A little hoy and a IHUe girl were jumping about on the TOP dancing'with each other, and flourishes. "Oh, Indeed' thought the cock; "It is only that I thought It was some new.solemnity th hg stupid people were celebrating in my honor." At biat moment the little rope-dancer threw a kiss lo the people, and thi 10 climbed up like a cat outside the church steeple, for there were old Iro egs on fhe'qutside of the steeple, one above the olhcr. He 1 neans of these iron ptgs higher and higher, until finally he was nulls clo o the weathercock. thought the cock, looking very furious. Bu he climber was not frightened, but. willy ollly, with ono Jump he was up en he cock's back, and sitting astride of him, and shoullng with fJl his might: very merrily In drinking and dancing and singing, once thought about the winter." "Our plan Is very said the bee. "We work hard in tho sum mer to lay by a store ol food'against the season when we foresee that we. shall need it; but those who do nothing but drink and dance and sing in tba summer must expect to" starve in the winter." Who dots not see that this most mlrable faile applies not only to the mer and winter of the y Some Good, lhat your' puv'nor'E new "Is it a (rood house-dost' "No." "Catch "Xo." "Any oui fur "Knows erne tricks, ,-'Xo." .-'Well. ;hat is U KOOU only take prizes nt shows." OH, YOU ICE CREAM! J. howled the small younp- -ilcrs up on the .wharf. "We want- some ice-cream. We've got aoms money, liut we can't Ret down to spend It." And they looked like going wlth- 'Geo up, mr horse! Hi, gee up, my r-pHEBB was a tittle roltago on tho ehore, and an old woman lived there 1 who .had two children, a bor and a girl. The boy and the girl wore once building little dams on tbe shore, like rooms for the' little fishes that swam out and in there. As they went a little farther away to look for suitable stones, It happened that they found the poor old church wrati'ercock; and he was really a pitiable sight lo sec. Ths wares had washed away, all bis and he had been rubbed against the stones until he had lost his beak and hlg tall. Tben the children said, "This Is Just what we want. Motter is always complaining that the crows and the sparrows do harm to the pea-fields. Now here Is splendid scarecrow! Come, let us get a rope and drag the big ,i creature up to tho tbe TIMB. Slity feronds nuke''a minute, Sixty minutes make an f I were a little linnet. Hopping In her ieaty bower, Then I should not have to sing it: '.Sixty Feconds make a minute." Twenly-four hours make a day, Seven will make a week: And while wo all at marbles play, Or al cunning "hide and Or In'the garden gather flowers. We'll tell the linn thai hours. In every month the weeks are (our, And twelve whole months will a year; Now 1 must sav l! o'er o'er, Or It never will be dear; So onw> again I will begin 11: seconds make a minute." How many In the More than you can count or 1. How many drops are in the ?cas? How many leavus arc on (ho trees? many sand grains on the ADDUM'S ACADEMY PUPILS TAKE THINGS AS A MATTER 0F upil. Into the con ntry. lost ho'.Mjy. Ant3 so, In Is oM age, the wcnUi cock was fastened up on a fence is n scarecrow for a pen-field, Jnslt'id of BllUtrt nnd as Ihe grsat sultflti cock of nil tho world. It hap- pened that one day the crow, that in ihc flays of his prosperity hnd.called htm your Excellency camo flying to fc-ist In the pea-field. Hal fOic saw the scarecrow, and ficw nway for nil fhe was worth, liut aho fi6w ?he looked bach, and recognized her old acquain- tance "Kval cried the crow. "Your very humble servant! fxipk nt hts Excellency, who has become a searecTDw.l Ah, yes, pride, pride! That Is the-way of (he world. "Shut your bcakl" 'croaked a sen- sible raven, who was sitting near by on the stump of a fir-tree.' "The" poor cock bern Idlp ant? proud, and so things have gone badly with him. But now he h old and unhappy; and ono must never in suit (ho oM and unhappy. No one knows what ha may come to himself In his old age." The weathercock heard all Ms, But he Coyld not answer a- he had no beak, arid-because he there with a. fun through htm. Probably he is silting there still Palm-Taking. dwtor, I feel 90 whooplr-r. cough, an6u oH son." ho warbled A for jrlo, and don't forget to fill up tltherl .the way! r- ;