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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 18, 1904)
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" I I contemplating their young inls-
I IroiiB fit Vii r niirtinrir 1 .01 wtit-ll
Miss Fanrhon, the ruriskui
beauty, began rolling 1it eyes ut
the Young-lirave-of-tho-Wubnsh, na tho In
dian doll was called. The Young Iiravo re
turned tho glances with Interest, ami Miss
"Do you know, I think she seems discon
When the dolls paid "she" they always
inrant M:iry Mareella, their little mistress,
Bo thu Young-I'rave-of-tho-WabiLsh looked
ovi r at Mary Mareella and granted as in
telligently as a bravo might do.
"An affair of th! heart?" questioned tho
Sentimental (icimaii gt ntlct'ian doll, who
n eilnod In an attitude of careless ca.se on
tin' hearth rug.
"Ile, ho, In;," laughed tin? Dinah doll,
whoso duty it was .to nit beside tho infant
In lung clothes.
Just then Mareella finished her tea and
came over to where the doils wire gath
cri d. "I suppo.se must begin packing yu
away," she Bald, looking sadly at the dolls,
"for tomorrow will be the last day." Sho
pic ki d up Miss Kuiiehcin tenderly, and two
largo, round tears rolled down her cheeks.
"Yes," (die continued, "I tim:-t pack you
Away forever, for 1 am going to boarding
pehool, and one is not supposed to tako
doils to boarding school."
The speechless agony with which tho
dolls suffered at this revelation will per
haps never be understood, Dinah fell out
of her chair In a faint, the Infant uttered
a Mirlck and Function forgot for once to
roll her eyes, and ttlint them Instead.
lint the India rubber doll took no part In
their doiiHin'-trations, for ,e had rolled Into
the pa-stage on an exploring exicdltion and
was Just in the path of M uvclla's papa
and his guests when they passed on their
way to the laboratory, where Mnroolla's
p.'iia worked out all manner of wonderful
things, which were so far ahead of tho '
times that he forgot all about tho present.
Although lie Ktutnbled ever the rubber doll,
lie would have passed it by had it not
PMiioaked loudly and bounced very high
when the professor took his foot awn jr.
Even a professor cannot help being a
tritln disturbed at such a d ministration.
"This must be one of Marcella's dolls,"
lie said, as he picked thu rubber doll up,
rind tho remark seemed to recall something
to his mind, for he ndded rather abruptly
to the younger professor who was with
"My little daughter, you know, she's go
ing away to boarding school In a day or
two. 111 h-avo this to the nursery." llo
was so mueli aroused by tho rubber doll,
which continued to pipit ak even arter It
had been picked up, that he actually no
ticed, while lie was handing tho doll to
Mary Mareella, that she had been crying.
"Why, what's the mattery he asked, and
he looked In a puzzled way at tho largo
packing ease and the dl!s on the hearth
nig. "Are you packing your dolls to tuka
to boarding school ?"
"No," said Mareella, bravely, "they are
not 'going. R rent -a ii nt Caroline says that
one Is not expected to take dolls to a board
ing school. They make one's room so dis
orderly." "I'ut pirhaps." suggested Manilla's papa,
Who was Just as clever about dolls us about
anything else when he w as on. aroused
to tho sense of their paramount importance,
"hoarding schools hnvo changed rlncu Aunt
Caroline's day. I am quite certain the one
to which you uro going will not object to
And when, a few days l.ittr, Mareella and
her belongings were received at the board
ing pehool her papa was particular about a
! uliar-looking hamper and an even morn
pet ullar-looking frame box, nut of which
there emerged the entire family of dolls
und a most commodious doll mansion, w,hich
exactly tltted Into a corner of Mary Mar
cilia's small dormitory division, and in
which, at her papa's request, a particularly
elegant apartment was reserved for the
Ncvt Kind of Kan.
You see. It started in this way: The real
nnniinl county fair was held In September,
Just before the boys and girls went back to
school, anil, aecompanl"d by their parents,
they attended the fair at least once, sumo
of 11. em twice, and a few of them three
times, and even then they did not havo
enough of it. So It was proposed by some
of the olh r boys that they hold a county
fair of their own.
of course, there was n great deal of pre
liminary work to be done in tho way of
printing tickets, making show cards and
price marks for articles, as well as select
ing the "grounds" and arranging tho loca
tions for the vailous attractions.
Fifty tickets were issued, and, as school
had begun again, the entire lot was sold out
on Friday preceding the first fair day, but
that did not limit the attendance, and
nearly as fast as the tickets were collected
they were resold at the gateway, having
be i'n marked to show how many times they
were thus resold. They were printed
on stiff cardboard, with a rubber typo hand
jinsij, and duly signed by the treasurer to
gie them tho stamp of genuineness.
Then the construction of the "catch-pennies"
and the "free shows" required time,
so that nearly three weeks of afternoon
labor were devoted to the work.
It was decided that all the "attra-Ulons"
should tie well mudo, so they would last for
unother season, and for that reason care
was taken to make each article as strung
and durable ns possible.
Two o'clock was the hour at which tho
gateway was to be thrown open to the won
dering crowd; and at which time it was an
nounced that there was to be a balloon as
cension, with others to follow, and that
parachutes were to drop from the balloon
as il useended. St. Nicholas.
V li e ii Pa pa
Win n Hoy.
When pa pa was a
little boy you
couliin I lind
Tn all the counlrv round
ilillek to mind.
ibout a child so
His mother never called but
was alwavs there.
once, anil he
He never made the baby cry or pulled his
He never slid down banisters nro made tho
And nevi r In his life was known to fight
with other boys.
He always rose at ii o'clock and wint to bed
And never lay abed till noon, and never sat
He finished Latin, French and Greek when
he was 10 years old.
And knew the Sn'nL-;li alphabet as soon
ns ho was told.
Ho never, never thought of play until his
wtirk was done;
Ho labored hard from break of day until
the set of sun.
He never scraped his muddy shoes upon
the parlor llocr,
And never answered b.n k his ma, and
never banged the door.
"Hut. trulv I could never see," said litUe
"How he could never do these things and
really be a boy."
'I lie New Arltliiuv.lc.
If Henry, who has reven marbles In his
pocket, has forty rods to go, and William,
whi has a broken top, has lifty-five rods to
go, how much faster must William run
than Henry to mako an exchange?
A villager has a well twenty-two feet
deep and a son four fi-et long. The son
falls into the well while looking for his
ball and only a foot of him sticks up above
the water. What difference remained?
Milton Is sent to the grocery store after
two dozen eggs at 17 cents a dozen. On tho
way home he sucks two. throws three at a
dog and falls down and breaks four others.
How many were left, and how much would
they come to at the price named?
Fvery blow that a mother strikes with
tho bootjack she exercises a pressure of
pevon pounds to the Fqunre inch. Suppos
ing that Tommy had forty-four square
Inches to cover, what would the total pros
pure tie? Suppose he was covered twice a
day for a week what total would you have?
Jane has a new ppring hat costing $3 and
her brother Frank has a puppy which
didn't cost a cent. After tne pupry and tho
hat have played together for n quarter of
nn hour, what is Jane's loss? Hoston
Twenty llit'e tnl'llonilres
Flaying In the sun ;
Millionaires in mother-love,
Milllonaiics in fun.
Millionaires in leisure hour?.
Millionaires In Joys,
Million1; Ires in hoprs and plins
Are these glrb and boys.
Millionaires In health arc they
And In dancing blood;
Millionaires in shells and stones
Sticks and moss find mud;
Millionaire In rnstlei
In (he nlr. and worth
Quite a million times as much
As cast lea on the earth.
Twinty Hi lie mill'onn're-
I'hivlng in tile sun;
Oh. how hapny they must bo,
Kvery sing'e one!
Ilivdlv iiiiv years have they.
Ha rd I v any cares;
I : u t In rverv lovely thing
Where It Conies From.
When you chew thoo dell -:o is licorio
drops did It ever occur to you where It
Well It Is made from the root of a south
These roots nro a rh-h yillr.v In c lor,
find taste, oh, so good. Hut they nio not
us d right awny. They arc ri.'sle'l w.t'A
a thick liquid Is brought out. Till i is I n! e l
ami belled until nil tie water Is b iled
nway nnd the gunin-y stuff that rem i Ins
U cnul.'d and then rolled Into sticks as you
Tlip ISIhnloiin Fairy.
There is a poor fairy who 'iv s in the m-vm;
'Tis said h" was sent la a. b-!oon:
l'nu'shcd by fairies v. bo live en li e c-rth
Iiieae.se hc'lnd'.llged in such 1 !'.'! "i- n.i.-ih.
He drank from the huttiroup, tulip and
I'ntll weak in l.ls kn. e? ar.1 r d was hN
And cut up such nsities that all thought him
From ''inking too much of the dew of tho
'Tis en'il where he lives, and n- buttercups
Or telics or roses or dib'les -0 fair.
Ho l'ves on green cl.ci pe and lrjs nothing
And e'l that he does Is to sit thcro nnd
. n l wish he'd been cnod and not acted so
When lie lived with the fairies on earth
rrtr.D T. m nrciF.R.
Waltzing nice are curious and interesting
Utile animals, snys a writer in Country
Lite In America. They are not quite so
long ns tho common pray mouse and much
more slender. They r.rc spotted black and
white at each end of their bodies, and are
clear white in the middle. They whirl
around on their four feet ixa if cn a pivot;
sometimes stopping and reversing the direc.
tion. Frequently I sec two or three of
them going around together In a largo cir
cle. Although they waltz sometimes as
long as live minutes without rest, they ap
pear never to get dizzy. They can, if they
choose, run a straight line, but they seldom
do. instead of running away when dis
turbed or frightened, tiny begin to wnltz.
They come out of their nest about sundow n,
and waltz until neiirly midnight. Then
they go hack to their nests to sleep.
One of tho curious tilings about them is
their lighting. They waltz until they run
Into each other, when they bite, squeal,
jump l;ilo the air nnd then start waltzing
again. They keep this up until they nro
si riously injured, sometimes having their
tails and legs bitten off and their skins
There are several theories as to the rca
son they can whirl around in this way and
yet nol get !i:zy. One Is that It Is because
of a disease of the brain that they Inherit.
1 think that no one knows t lie real reason.
Apple ricl.lii Time.
'Ijong in appie-pickin' time there la rome-
thin' 'bout the woathr
That'll set your :qiiiit;s daticin' till they'ra
lighter than a feather;
You can hear it in the music o' the neigh-
boiin' rooster's call.
You can so? It in the squirrel carryln' nuts
"Ving (lie wall;
An' tho l ustle.
An' the hustle.
An' tho hum In" In o' crops,
An' the weedin',
A n' the s' coin'.
An' the drvln' n' tho heps;
There's n busy fee'in' in the air that sots
your soul a-rbue
In the hesirtv. heaithy workin' days o'
When the r rib is full o' corn an' the on thin
An' the crickets finish chirpln' In the straw
stark nn' the clover.
Then the echo on the mountain sends your
voice a-callin' back.
An' you heir (ho far-off rnmblln' o" tho
freight train nn the track;
An' the lowlu'
In the mowin'
When- yiu turned tho cows to
An' th" hurry,
An' th- (lurry.
An' the Imnkln" no tho boice:
An' you'll laugh nt vfnd nn' weather when
the snow's a-di if tin' in
If the liov.s a"o full ()' fui'der an' there's
nppls) In th" bin.
Florence J. Fnyoe hi Youth's Companion.
Her Opinion of ti)M.
A little ( ill wotc the f ill iwirg s-iy
on bos: "Hoys are iiun that havr- not
got r.s 1 ig as th.ir papas, and i.l! aro
won cn thai vii' ho In! : ; by ami by.
Win a tied li"il-o 1 at Ada:n lb" rail to
Himself, 'Will I (hick I ein V le'.ie- if
I try agaii..' and lie n.-i'!o Kvc. 1'os ar
a trouble. They wear ill c.eryth'i 'ut
soip. If I h. d iry way ti e ivn H wl
lo eji'ls and the !es'. dell-. My laia I
so rice th.it I thirk be no::' have !ot a
little, girl when be wis a !i"V h y V n
was r,ia?!o and on the sc.- nth 1 i y lis
rest'.d. Wo-) nn wis made and he h i3
raver re 'ed sir.oo."
Wholly I'll l f . i:o:inMi,
"Dis I cats, im ," sai l Unity 1' lie, w ho hvl
lc. I rcadii.g a paper In- had found b .'.ala
tho i ad.
"Wot is It?" uskid HTer Drill, Aha sat
In tl e shadow of a pile of t!e.'.
"Here's a sunipln about a felh r da', killed
hirst If "cause he co ildn't stop drinkln'. I
wondir why ho didn't drink bl'se'f f
dt a th. "Chicago Jonrr.iil.
Tiro of a Klii I.
Waggsley Did your wife listen to your
excuse frr not coming home tin 1 11 1 o'clock
Jagslcy Oh, yes; she ll.-tencd patiently
for ten minutes. '
Wnggsley And then what?
Jagslcy Then It was my turn to listc
for a couplo of hours.
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