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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: 'AUGUST 14, 1910.
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WO of ouf Busy Bees have ent In requests which I am sure the othen
will be glad to meet
First, ono of our writer m;i: "Please ask the new king and
queen to send ioethelr pictures. I lore to see the pictures of the Busy
are eerUtn.lyothers who' feel the same way about pictures and the
new king and queen are herewith requested to send In their pictures.
Another reader, who first declares that she thinks the stories are getting
fcetter all the time, but says that she, too, "would like to see more stories
written by the boys telling about their "outdoor sports."
Boys, will you let us have these storlesT
The prise winners this week are Sadie B. Finch of Kearney, Neb.; Clara
Morris of McCool Junction, ,Neb., and Helen Cross of North Platte, Neb.
" in it hi h "i yt r -
the board. They had to be coaxed with watched It so tailing up over the trees waa when all of her friends were at echo
dainties, but aa there waa no other way and out of sight. May dav waa drawlna- near and. of cofcraaj
foe them to so In and out the house they "You can have a turn now," the said everybody waa busy making- May baskets,
finally learned to walk It very well. After turning- to one child without a pip. "Harry, Olenole had two sinters. Ulltan, ag-ed 11.
that they did not have to remain out In the let Grace have yours," said May, "Alright," and Bessie, aged 10 year. 8he watched
cold at night he said, handing It to Urace who was the them make their baskets. Oh, how she
"I wish everybody had such a nlca other one without a pipe. wished she waa able to make some, too.
Any of the Busy Bees may send cards to anyone whose name is on the
Postcard Exchange, which now Includes:
Jean Da long, Aineworth, Neb.
.Irene MJoy, uarnston, neo.
Lillian Mervin, Beaver City, Nab.
Mabel Witt Bennington. Neb.
Ann Onttaoh. Hennlnrton. Nab.
Minnie Oottsoh. Bennington, Nab.
Myrtle Jenaen, not Tiard street, Omaha.
Orrln risher. 1210 8. Eleventh 8t, Omaha.
Mildred Erlckson, 7700 Howard St., Omaha.
Oscar Brlckson, t907 Howard St., Omaha.
Oall Howard, 472J Capitol avenua, Omaha.
Helen llouck. 1628 Lothrop street, umaoa.
Agnes Dampks, Benson, Neb. , Emerson Goodrich, H0 Nicholas, Omaha.
Maria Gallagher, Benkelmen, Nab. (Be 12). Maurice Johnson, 1027 Locust fit., Omaha.
Ida May. Central City. Neb. Len Carson. 1124 North Fortieth. Omaha.
i Vera Cheney, Crelghton, Neb. Wllme Howard. 4721 Capitol avenue, Omaha
Louis Hahn, David City, Net. Milan. Fisher, lZlt South Eleventh, Omaha.
Rhea Freidell, DomheiUr, Neb. Mildred Jenaen, 2707 Leavenworth, Omaha.
Aieda Bennett Klain, Neb. FMna Heden. 278S Chicago street Omaha.
Eunloe Boda, Fails City, Neb. Mabef Bhelfelt, 4S14 North Twenty-fifth
Kthel Reed, Fremont Neb. street Omaha. ,
Hulda Lundburc, Fremont, Nab. Walter Johnson, tlOS North Twentieth
Marlon Cappe, Gibson, Neb. street Omaha.
Marguerite Bartholomew, Gothenburg, Neb. Emma Carruthera, 1211 North Twenty-fifth
Anna Voss, 407 Wast Charles street Grand street Omaha.
Island, Neb. Leonora Denlaoo, The Albion, Tenth and
Lydla Roth. MB West Koenig street. Grand Paolfio streets? Omaha.
Island, Neb. . , Mae Hammond, O'Neill, Neb.
Ella Voss, 407 West Charles Street Orand Madga L. Daniels, Ord, Neb. ,
Island, Neb. ,.fc,h . Zola Beddeo, Orieans, Neb. "
Irene CosteJIo. 115 West EUrhtb. street, AgnM Hiohmond, Orleans, Neb.
Grand Island. Neb. Marie Fleming, Osceola, Neb.
Jessie Crawford. 4 Was Charles street. iMttA Woods, Fawnee City. Neb.
Grand Island, Neb. Kart Perkins, ReddlngtoR. Neb.
x-muune quouiia, &swiwy, ; Edna Enle. B tan ton. Neb.
RULES FOR YOUNG WRITERS
1. Wttti pOalnly ea oae aid of t&e
paper ealy ead ainket Ute pea-ee.
S. Vse pea aad tak, wo paaoO
8. Kbors and pelated arUolee will
be gives praf eieaee. Be aot aae ever
SSO word a.
4V. Ortg-taal arlerlea e letters ealy
will be aaed.
a. "Write rwi auune, sere e aa
Areaa at tae top ef the Srst pace.
First aad geooad prlsea of hooka
wUl be gives for the beet two eon
trttmtloxs ba tbie p4re aetoh week.
AAArees an eommanloatUw te
Washington was made the first president,
And all Americana were happy and con
tent Tho' we mourned the martyred three,
Wa are all aa proud of Taft aa can be.
Our Firit Eobins.
By Clara Morris. Aged Seven Tears, Mc
Cool Junction, .Neb. Blue Hide.
The trees around our new home have been mot lovely lakes I ever saw. We -saw a
set out about seven years, but there have lovely sunset behind the mountains,
never been any birds' nests in them until We went through forty-nine miles of
thla spring. snow-aheds Saturday. I saw two gold mines
Three of the ten children have been Thla would be the first time she would
named and the rest are Maggie, Willie, have to stay at home while other girls
Tom, Nell, Bessie, Kate and Albert were hanging May baskets.
After a while all were tired and jumped It waa the last of April. OlenoVa's
down from the fence to alt In the shade of mother and the doctor were talking In
a tree. the front room. The doctor had said that
"Let's play tag," suggested Tom.' Glenola waa much better. The next even-
"All right" they all cried, except Maggie, lng Lillian and Beasle started out with
who said, "That's such a tiresome game, their (May baskets. In about one hour
Let's play drop the they returned with ten girls.
Mre. 8mlh said, "Aa Glenola will be
mountains. We went along the Arkansas No 01,9 agreed to this so Maggie had to awake In a few tnlnutea, you naa Dewier
river In the afternoon. It was just grand P'V tft or ' without play. go on In." The glrle went into Olenela's
to see the water dash over the large bould- T,1y " enjoyed tag aa well aa any room and In a few minutes aha was awake,
era. Wa reached Colorado Springs about Sma and soon after they again seated How surprised she waa to see her friends,
noon. themselves on the fence and were soon and In the middle of the floor a large
The next dav we went thrnuch Salt ijka sending more bubbles off to fairyland. basket with flowers from the greennouse.
City and about aunncr time -e i-rn,H
By Helen Verrlll, Kx-tjueen Bee, Aged IS
fears, i he Utrenlow, umaiia. Blue ttiae.
brother," said Daisy.
My Trip West.
By Helen E. Morris, Aged 10 Years.
Cool Junction, Neb. Blue Side.
Wa took the 7:23 train at Fairmont to
go to California. My sister and I thought
It great fun to Bleep on the upper ahelf, aa
we called the upper berth.
We reached Denver about 10 o'clock a. m. '"d so much running.
On the way we saw many snow-peaked handkerchief.
the great Salt Lake. That la one of the
Then there were twelve small bankets
around ,tt How happy ahe was I
Tho girls visited a while and then Mrs.
Smith came in with tee cream, Lillian
Dickey went to bed that night earlier than brought "no ,!1
usual, bprausa. as ha said. "Tomorrow Is wnen was qune mi.
(Ft rat Prise.)
By Sadie B. Finch, Aged 12. 2016 Fourth
Avenua, Kearney, Neb. Blue Side.
The British arrived In 1774;
Bent on the revolutionary war,
US spring. uuw-eiieue raiuruijr, i hii iwu gum mines, usual, Dccause, as ne siu, -tomorrow is - - -
One day my papa and I founnd a robin's a paper mill and many other Interesting my birthday and ao 1 will dream an extra toT tne,r h.om'' wishing that uie o
nest In one of the trees In our front yard, things. Wa went across the bay on the good dream tonight." And so he did, for wouM ,oon M we" ,0 ,n' co ,a '
The mother was setting on four tiny egga. largest ferry boat In the world at quite a this is what he dreamed: He dreamed he ,n thelr ""' 1
In two or three weeks four little baby lat hour n(1 e"t to Oakland at about 11:30. waa 0ut walking and he went down by the , , .
robins hatched out our folks were at the pier to meet us. river, but as he was looking for a atlok The Tnckl Of RtX.
Our kitty was very naughty for she tried w went t0 tn ocean a number of times. to ,au tn, rVer ha heard a tiny noise ' A 8tory-
to get them. enjoyed oatning in tne ocean' and to k, the ,phlng of water, only very faint V R"y M. Kackley. AjMi mn, saoor
They are sun there and are growing very "a uu... ,. we went He pushed aside the flags (for they were
fast. to Golden Gate park, which la a very pleas-
The mother bird Is teaching them to flv. nt Plac- We coula ride on donkeys. In
croft Wyo. Blue Bide.
One day mamma sent away for a par-
wild flags) and stooped down, and what whB h Cftme , WB- e.rl that
ine roomer Dim is taacning them to ny. - " - " ao you think he saw on one of the water . " " ,, . , ,
She takes them under our sprinkler and koat-cart or on the merry-go-round. They X pads a dear little fairy man tZ h WOUM " Z ? ! .1.1 V.
glva. them a bath nearly every day. bf chll.-. P'-round whlch i, very Zt? lk.d c.o.e an7 d.rd " "t i?V2i"
nice, too. We went to Idora park, which , .v, ,..., -.u.., ,. . His name Is Rea.
Martha Murphy. t28 Kast Ninth street, f"7 T.Jl 't A,.V a, -m ov.. The troops came In by the score;
i.Lli k.iT .-.. - Xena retereon, nil Looust Bt, B. Omaha. t;rMi bv the kina to keen shlDs ashore.
wrtndi.?.Tlniliit. lR Cey. Sutton, Clay county. Nebreeka. U y ' P P "no
A Nice Brother.
is another park of amusement.
On our way back we had an eight-hour
lot of other falrlea. They had on little He w, Hello, Rex; Rex bad boy.
blue bathing sulta, for they were flag Rex g00d boy, Rax beautiful boy, Ruby.
lay-over In Salt Lake City. So we took UMeB- that ' to thv 1,ve(1 ,n th mamma and Polly want a cracker." . Ha
Huffh Rutt Inhara. Neb.
Heater F. Rutt, Leahata, Neb.
Alloa Temple, Lexington, Neb.
Ruth Temple, Lexington, Neb.
Anna Nellson, Lexington. Neb.
Edythe Krelts, Lexington, Neb.
Marjoria Temple. Laxtngtofi, Neb.
Alice Graasmeyer, 164 C street, Lincoln,
Marian Hamilton, toe L street Lincoln.
Elsie Hamilton, 2"2 L street, Lincoln.
Irene Dinner, 203 L street Lincoln.
Hughle Dlsher, 2080 L street Lincoln.
Charlotte Boggs, 227 South Fifteenth street
Clara Miller. Utlca, Neb.
Mildred F. Jones. North Loup, Nab.
Alta Wllken, Waco. Neb.
Leo Beckord. Waco, Neb,
Mae Orutike, Weat Point, Neb.
Elsie 8taany, WUber. Neb.
Frederick Ware. Wlnstde. Neb.
Pauline Parka, Tork. Neb.
Edna Befallng. Tork. Neb.
Mary Frederick, Tork. Neb.
Carrie B. Bartlett Fontanelia, la.
Irene Reynolds. Little Sioux, la.
Ethel Mulhoilaod, Box 71, Malvern, la.
The first celebration was very hearty.
Called the Boaton tea party:
Americans boarded the British ahlpa
And 200 chests of tea were dipped. .
I BLH"S k1-0!' iUFv. n,' i?J?rth n automobile and went, to see the city. and 40011 c're ot them' 80 th,y h,d will get a stick and lie on his back and
T mn. k;. ;.J .LvZ; n !n SI'h w w Brlghara Toung's statue, where h t0 h ul t0 ". "oy would play like a kitten, and sit on a ehalr and
.3? ilLS! In f L if 1 " P"t ot ''""y are buried. Where "P on them' But they very friendly lot ua rtroke him on the back. He will
Tea was not allowed on shore;
Some In damp cellars was stored;
omi cnciii 01. 11 were uurnea, , l,
Which angered the king and his temper nln';
and Daisy found them In the morning
cuddled together close to tne back door.
"I'm afraid they've taken cold." ahe
moaned, "but I couldn't find them last
bis three remaining widows live, and we ana not tne ,ea,t blt arr)a of Dickey, kiss ua.
went through the holy tabernacle and the Thev 6lA some very funny things, which When I go to school he will call. "Oood
temple. made him laugh. By and by they let him bye, Ruby," and when I come home ha will
But I waa very glad to get back to my hol1 them In his hand. But juat as they say, "Hello, Ruby.
good, dear old Nebraska.
,7r."" j c a , Eleanor Mellor. Malvern. la.
'r,rnniT.h v.- . K.theHn. Mellor. Malvern, la.
Fremont, Neo. t-i . V m t.
Helen Johnson. SS4 South 'Seventeenth ii . .L - . r ' . .
British goods no longer used.
To obey, the Americana refused.
Muskets, powder and shot
Were now eagerly sought
'I hunted all over," said Harry, "and I
couldn't find them. I'd like to know where
they were." Temptation.
"I'm going to keep them In the house By Clark Booker. Aged 14 Years, Gothen
after thla and then I guess! they won't ourg, ssoo.
were going to Fairyland with Dickey, he I will advise anybody wno warns a pev
felt something heavy laid upon him and to get a parrot.
he woke up to find a picture on his bed Dreaa Before I Ife " '
with a gold frame on It And. atrange to A M,n(r,'0" , staten Island fJWyboet
say, 11 waa just ime nis aream, ror it had Btuiied out a complaint sufficiently import-
Althea Myers, 224 North SUteaath street
Louise Btllea, Lyons, Nee.
Estelle McDonald, Lyona, Neb.
Milton Seller, Nebraska City, Nab.
Harry Crawford, Nebraska City. Neb.
Harvey Crawford, Nebraska City, Nab.
Luclla Hazen, Norfolk, Nob.
Helen Reynolds, Norfolk, Neb.
Let ha irk!D, South Sixth street Nor
Emma Marquardt, Fifth street and Madi
son avenue, Norfolk. Neb.
Genevieve M. Jones, North Loup, Neb.
William Davis, 231 West Third street
North fiatte, Meo,
Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1775
Waa the first loss of blood and Uvea.
Margaret B. Wltherow, Thurman, la. ... f . , ', .
Bartha McEvoy, R. JT. D. 2. Box 24, Mia- 5forth ohu,ch slgnala were hung,
eourt VaJley la. Out from the towere the lanterns swung;
Henry L. Wolnger, 2062 W. Huron street ' Aw-aktaglu w'uhhvolw and song.
Adlena Sorry, Monarch. Wyo., Box 12.
Fred Sorry, Monarch, Wyo.
tJ Sn,r,rh wVo Gage did not think that the Yankees could the southeast corner.
Edith Amend, Sheridan, Wye. But ioon taai hmseif ,hut in very tight,
Pauline Squire, Grand, Okl.
Fred Shelley, 230, Troup street Kansae DedaraUon of Independence July 4. 1776,
City, Mo. By thirteen colonlea waa bright and sUck,
'.If fS'?'?" HSnS' Ech year on that particular date
Nell e Dledrlck. Sidney, Neb. Th, United SUtea will alwaya celebrate.
Eunice Wright 522 North Logan street .
freeie," said Daisy. Harry Xane walked out of his yard and l"B r,yor """'r "a ant to make the commiaaioner 01 cocas
"But" aald their mother. "It Isn't good started for the groceries, with a basket of Ilttle boy them. And I think If and Ma aaslatanta take notice. She hunted
for . them to be shut up In the house all eggs which he was to sell
he could have chosen a birthday present he up a deckhand and directed his attention to
vremonL iib. . . .
. . . ot.... tw v.uiu ana narasniDB were enaurea:
nue. Omaha. . ..... Phyllis Haeg. S2 Weat Srenteanth street .Z&fJX.vnut"'
k rinr,i jonnsnn. B3X Nonn 1 wwniv-riTTn vftrk rsjuH 1 . : - J
"Mama," said Harry suddenly,, "can I his mother. "It la too cold.
have that board down cellar standing in ''I won't mother," he shouted and went
on to the store. .
"Yea, I guess so, but I don't see how After selling the eggs he started for
that will help the klttnes," answered his home. As he crossed the bridge he saw
mother. ' . . the pretty little fish swimming about
"I do," chuckled Harry. He went down "It's not too cold for them." be thought
cellar, got the board and took It up to his "Why could I not wade, too7" So setting
room, which was on the ground floor, down the basket be waded In a little
Then he opened the window a little. ways. "It Is cold," be thought but tempta-
"I'H have to carry the board around." tlon led him on.
"Don't go near the water Harry " called WOulJ have chosen the picture he received, the life preservers stored In the deck celling
ia mnih. "it i m' ' "Just look at these things." she aald.
What's the matter with 'emT" he asked.
"Matter," aald ahe. "They're dirty. They
ought to be waahed. If a woman with a nice
summer dress on had te put one of thoae
4 , a, w thin-, Avar It I wM.iil mva Km
Glenola was sick, and how lonesome It flt to wear agaln."-New Tork Sun.
By Ines Hoole. Aged IS Tears. Box
Benkelraan, Neb. Red Side.
avenue. Omaha. Mrll Moore. Silver CltV. Ia.
Marguerite Johnson. SS3 North Twenty- Mabel Houston, SOU Sherman
Felling the. red coats with muskets . of he said to himself. He carried It around After wading around for a whole hour be
fifth avenua Omaha.
Emlle Brown, 2322 Boulevard, Omaha.
Helen Goodrich, 4010 Nicholas street,
Mary Brown, 2222 Boulevard, Omaha.
Eva Hendee, 4402 Dodge atreet, Omaha.
Lillian Wirt, 4168 Caas street, Omaha.
Lewie Poff, ttl& Franklin atreet, Omaha,
Juanlta Innee, 270S Fort street Omaha.
Bassett Ruf, 1214 Blnnev atreet, Omaha.
Meyer Cohn, Ml Georgia avenue, Omaha.
Helen F. Douglas, 1SU U atreet. Lincoln.
Ada Morris, HH Franklin atreet Omaha.
r.V-HrilT TMt.r. am North Thlrtv-alchth Th British soon mat their fate,
Dorothy Tolleaon. 4S4 North TMrty-eigntn And wer0 gM to toay- ftt ft
Mabel Baker. Lander, Wyo.
Corlnne Allison Robertson, Wllber, Neb.
Elisabeth Wright 1323 South Thirty-fifth
avenua, Omaha. . ' '
Marlon Staples, 1313 South Thirty-first
Francis A. Dotaon, Pueblo, Colo. :
Phyllia Corbett. Sidney, Neb.
Edward Beckard. Waco, Neb.
Our own Washington, so big and fine,.
Was the noble man at the bead of the
on the outside and leaned It against the started for home. The next morning Harry
window. had a very bad oold and all because he
"Bring on your kittens," said he "I'm yielded to temptation.'
going to make them walk the board. . 1 '
- It took them a long time to learn to walk Blowing Babbles.
By Dorothy Taylor, Aged Years, Abbott,
Neb. Blue Side. 1
a warm sunshiny day when
ICKETY-rackety-rapl '. ...
Boy eating a gtntersnap.
Boy drinking lemonade.'
Little girl chewing gum
The Airship Fairy
BT MAUD W1LOB.
I -; . 1
Twn llttlA pklM,An a t nlaw
fairyland. Suddenly a bright rainbow
colored bubble came from May'a pipe. Flmety-famlty-fome!
"It's going to fairyland,' she cried aa she Now they tnust both go home.
aald Be would do lots and lots for us all. wishes that his little sister bad.' But in 11
But Uncle Jack was very poor when he his heart he prayed that Uncle Jack would number of little children were sitting on Hiopety-happtty-hop!
went away when I was so Ilttle. I can find them some day soon. be fence enjoying a eool, gentle breeae QT drinking a ginger pop.
Just remember him. He had red hair." "Send us a fairy," whispered May, her nd "O blowing soap bubbles. There were
Aunt Nan looked hard at the children, eyes on the moon. "And send ua Uncle ten of them at least AH of them but two
not speaking for a full minute after May Jack. .- haa day pipes in their hands. The two
had finished. Then she said: "An In- And she and Jesse comforted each other wthout pipes watched the bright colored Llckety-lackety-lay!
ventort Ugh, might as well be a tramp, until the moon sank behind aoma hla-h "uooies go sailing with the breeae to
An Inventor la always layln' round on bis trees, then they kissed each other good
kin. dreamin' of flyln' machines or some- night and quietly re-entered the house, get-
ESSE and May Rogers stood be- arrival. "An cheer up, fer cryln' can't thing or other as foolish. Why don't he ting Into their beds where slumber soon
side the grave of their mother, fetch back the dead. An' you'll - both go to work?" came to relieve them of all unhapplness.
their little hearts breaking of find plenty of work to do, . which will Neither Jeaae nor May felt Called upon on the morrow while Uncle Jim and
Jl grief over her death. Just two keep your minds offn your trouble. I to reply to Aunt Nan's question, and fin- Jesse ware In the aarden weedlna- the vere-
years before this day of which don't believe la folks llvln' on other folks Ished their supper In silence. Uncle Jim .hl h riH nut nnintinr into
mmJ I write their- father had d'ed, without doln' something to pay for the spoke little when in his wife's presence, tha akv
and the new grave was placed bealde the trouble they make." , she did the talking for the family. 80 go Uncle Jim! It's an airship I"
old one, thus allowing the two dear ones "Oh. we'll work, Aunt Nan." eagerly the meal was gotten through in a very uole Jm. ,t0pped Work to look up.
to sleep side by side. promised Jesse, a blush . coloring his unhappy mannsr, each of the four feeling Wwli Dy g0y Bo It Is one of them In-
And now It was time for Jesse and May young face, i Hla aunt's words hurt him relieved when It was over. May set to ternuX things. An' as sure aa I'm a-standln'
to leave the apot and go to tne home of cruelly. "We den't want to make trouble work to wash the dishes, while Jesse went h th thing's about to light in my
a great-uncle, who hiM accompanied them fj you. neither." with hla great-uncle to the cow lot to roejder tm down there M.
on thla sad day to the last resting place '"Ugh, 'taln't what you want to do. It'e take hla frat leeeon In milking. The chit- th fooj th ' y(U run ftch r Aunt
of their dear mother. The old uncle, touch- what you do," anorted Aunt Nan. Then dren were doing their best poor Ilttle, grief- Nan and B,fc"
lng Jesse on the arm, said: "Come, dry she led the way Into the knlcben, where laden souls, to "earn their keep" and to
your eyea and let's be going. Your aunt "upper had been laid for four. While at hide their sorrow and lonellneaa But that a VDCl Jlm w" ",. T
will be 'looking for ua. Supper will be "o tabl h Questioned Jesse as follows: night after all the household waa quiet- war th lg flat meadow while Jesse , ran
ready. -And we must not keep things wait- "s"y. "hr yur mother's good-for- Uncle Jim and Aunt Nan snoring loudly on ? the house to cal 1 to his aun t and . May.
lng." nothln' brother. Jack Turner? He hasn't their pillows-Jesse crept from hie bed and Th oM woman rfuMd ,eav h"r fnurn-
. -v..,. , 1. -. , w . . .t . . . . lne- to m "van at any auch fool thing aa
' Jesse dashed the bitter tears from his Dur ,w """.r' uu"1 w 10 ym 10 nw . ,.."" V,'T, v.. , h., r... ,
eyes. Then, taking his sister's hand In his
own. he whispered to her. "Come, Sissy.
take you vouna una off Jim's an' nvi out alnna But to hla araat aurnriaa. he f'y1' machine," but gave her consent to
hands, nut 1 reckon nes no-account." found May already there, sitting on the ' ,w""'"' " "
Again Jesse blushed a deep red. and a porch, her eyes on the great moon, which 80 hand m hand JeM nd Mav hurle1 10
May courageously dried her eye. and P " roat He felt knfy hung tn the clear sky. 8h. was Wn a oJetty and safely And
tried to be brave. She drew her little bon- " ' ad Insinuation, wish on the full moon. a. she explained to ""P ld' V.Tr oi.h to It. the man
net over her face to hid. th. algh. of.ad that life in that house would J..se. And her wish was for a fairy to 'thdr enou brd7 th "vy
woe and walked from th. cemetery behind unbearable for both hi. Uttl. al.t.r some and carry Jee and I herself far. far JJ? Uncle Jim wr.
her great-uncle Pretty soon the llttl. and himself. But he answered calmly; away from the unhappy home Into which thev nd tUn. Jlm wfu
orphan. w.rl.r7; -n't know where Uncle Jack Is. A they had been thru-t by misfortune "And .l that th. strang.r of th.
belonging to their kinsfolk end were ong ume mamma goi a letter from 1 ai.o wisnea mat uncie jaca ronni come
greeted coldly by their great-uncle Jim's
wife, a sour-tempered old woman who bo
grudged the orphaned children the shelter
and food offered them by her husband,
him. He waa In a big city and was in- to ua" said May. "He Is good, for mamma . Then both orphans recognised the airship
venting an airship. He said h.'d soon loved him and said he was noble and true." man! "Uncle Jack," whlspeied Jesse, his
be rich - off his Invention." "T.s. an' "T.s, I Wish Uncle Jack would come for Voice ao full of supprassed emotion that he
mamma alwaya told ua how good and us," signer Jesse. But he made no wish could not speek aloud.
We don't keep a poorhouse." she had klnd Uncle Jack U'" Pt"ln May. "Bhe on the full moon, having not the faith In ,"Oh, he's the fairy." tried May, her
said to her husband that day when h.
Informed her of his intention to "fetch
the brata home." "Slnoe neither of the '
youngsters' parenta provided for them, let
the county look after its own paupers. We
have enough to do to take care of our
aelvea." But old Uncle Jlm had insisted: "Waal
the brats air my own blood, beln' my
niece's young 'uns, an' I can't find it In
my heart to send 'em to an orphan asy.
lum. An' their pore mother, Katie, hart
a hard fight to keep the wolf from the
door after her husband, Fred, died. Pore
Fred never did know how to make money,
an' when he was took with alckneaa, waal.
the burden fell on Katie. And after Fred
died she had too muoh to bear. So she
upa and diee, leavin' the brata without
so much as a penny. 80 there's nothln' I
can do but take 'em in. But, wife, both
o" the youngstera air old enough to work.
Tou ean bring May up to do the housework,
and save the price of a hired girl. An'
I'll teach Jesse the farm work. Oh. they'll
pay good an' plenty for their keep. I II
"Ugh, It's precious little you know of
young una," retorted Mra. Jim. anappiahly.
"They'll have every dlaease known to
children, an' I'll have to wait on 'em hand
an' foot An' they'll not be able to earn
their keap tor flv. year. Let me see
the boy's about 11 ain't he? An the girl
two yeara younger?"
Uncle Jim nodded hi. head. "Yep,
them's their sges. But they seem smart
for their yeara. They'll work all right.
And then ha waa off to attend the funeral
ef bla niece. Katie Rngera, whose burdens
In life had proven more than her frail
strength could bear, and to return with
tha children, who were so unwelcome In
"T..ke off your things." said Mrs. Jlm
the children's aunt Nan addressing the
iU. orphan a few moments after tliei
"tSKB THAT, UNCUS JIM! IT'S AN AIRSHIP.'
heart beating faat Then, before- they
hardly knew what was happening, their
Unole Jack had them In his arms, da-"
Glaring that he had come for th.m. Un
ci. Jlm had told him of his dear sister's
recent death, and tear, were running down
over hie sunburnt cheeks. But he was
glsd to find his little onee Katie's babies
and would tak. them away with him very
soon. In fact be arranged that very day
for them to go by train to hla borne In the
city where he would be on their arrival,
for he could travel faater In the air than
they could on the land, even though a steam
engine drew them at the rat. for forty
miles an hour.
And then he explained that he waa flying
to a town soma miles distant, and has
com. to earth to pay Uncle Jlm a short
visit, knowing that he lived on that farm.
Than h. had Intended going to hla sister '
Katie's In th. llttl. village two mllea dis
tantarrange for her and th. children to
go to live with him. "I am rich now," ha
explained. "I'll receive 226,000 for this trip,
and that la only a small part of by Income
from my new 'flyer.' Ah, my little ones,
Uncle Jack will take care of you In future,
and will make Jesse his partner in business
and Sissy his little housekeeper. And all
wuuld be so happy together. And eom.
day they should ride In the airship, too.
And as the children, clinging to the Unci.
Jack aa they walked towards the house,
(where Uncle Jack was to rest for an hour),
ran along, May aald: "Just to think Uncle
Jack la our fairy our airship fairy. And I
got my wish, made on the full moon last
And good Unci. Jack told them they
should be aa happy aa though a sure
enough fairy had come to wave her magic
vand over their pretty heads and to make
the world change Into fairyland for them.
And so It really did come to paaa, and very
soon after that day when the airship
dropped from the aky Into old Uncle Jlin'a
Boy eating a glngersnap. 2 I i
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