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THE OMAHA Kl'NDAV UKE: MA1UTI 23,. 101 3.
The Busy Bees
Their Own Page
kOV ninny of tho Busy Docs, 1 wonder, huvo over heard tho
story of tho Easter Lily? Of course you all know what this
beautiful flower looks like and that it always blooms at
Easter time. This beautiful Illy has bloomed for people
through all time not only one contury, but almost twenty
centuries. Legends tell us that when Christ died and left
this earth In order to prove his love for his people, this won
derful lily appeared In the fields. A number of different flowers grew
around It, but none had so stately an appearance na this one. The beautl
ul white petals, curved and delicate, beamed brilliantly In the fields, and
teemed to tell of tho purity of tho lovo which Christ hnd for all. This Is
why on Easter day wo fill our churches with these beautiful flowers and
send them to our friends. One can not look at these white blossoms with
out feeling tho purity and love that Clod has given tho world.
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By Blanche Johnson, 3M1 Cass Street,
Omaha, ltcd Hide.
"Children," said the clear voice of Miss
Hcrford, one aftornoon near the close of
the fccsslon. "f have decided to give a
little play to celebrate the close of school,
nould you like It?"
"Like It." echoed tho children, "of
roiuse we would."
Tho next day Miss Hcrford gave out
neatly written sheets of paper, contain
ing the pails and the names of those
who Tier to play them, and that same
McnliiR ii group of girls stood disputing
-tier the one ot which would be .chosen
to play the leading part, which Miss
llerford said would be glvon out the fol
"Dear me." said Margaret Kerly, "of
eourse I whould lovo to be chosen to be
the fairy mum. but Just think If you
should forget your pnrt."
"I don't oaro who gets It Just so Hazel
Smith won't," cried Dorothy Pryor.
Now, Hazel Smith was it new pupil In
the little' Bedford county school and had
.(inio from New York to this llttlo tnomi.
tain town whero it was thought that the
flue climate would help her falling
health. When Hazel hnd entered tho
school Bho had proved herself so dis
agreeable to all the children that she
soon found herself out of all tho merry
making, but Miss llerford was charmed
with ilnxel and she was fast becoming
a favorltb with tho teacher, so that now
sho stood u largo ehance of having the
"Why, what's all tho gossip between
tho ladles?" laughed Hob Stone, who was
a jolly hoy, and who had lieon chosen
ilng In the play. '
"Oh, nob!" exclaimed pretty Patty
Wold, "we aro so afraid that Hazel Smith
will bo chosen queen In our play."
"The queen." echoed Hob, and mode a
wry face. "W.oll, so long girls, seo you
tomorrow," ho cried, and made a Imsty
The llttiotarty soon broko up and the
slrls walked slowly homeward still talk
ing of the play.
It was a week later, tho day of tho
play, HuscI, as tho girls had said, had
been chosen 'queen. Kverythlng was In
readiness and tho stage, with the chil
dren's help, bad been changed Into a
forest glen reudy for a dance, of the
fairies. Many of the small .actors were
irrlvlng and all was In excitement. Mar
laret, Dorothy iid Patty were some or
ihe early arrivals, and now they were
ready to appear on tho stage. The thrco
had costumes nllkc except for tho color
ing. Patty's was a fluffy light yellow,
which suited, her dark complexion. Doro
thy had pink and Margaret n light shndo
f blue, and together presented a pretty
'.Ho. Just then Hob sauntered up.
"Ten minutes more and tlio curtain
loes up seared?" he asked.
"No," said Patty. "I could do two parts,
and, by the wny, I Itnow two. mine and
Hazel's, and" but her speech was stopped
by the appearanro of Hazel, whoso eyes
showed sho had been crying.
'"Why. Hazel, what's the matter?" cried
tho bujy Miss llerford. "Tell me."
"Oh, I've forgotten my part. I can't
hlnk of a word," sobbed Hazel.
"Now my play Is ruined." exclaimed
tho horrified teacher, "and nobody knows
"Oh, Miss llerford, Patty knows every
word of it," said Margaret.
"Patty, do you? Can you say It all?"
"Yes I can." suld Patty. And already
Miss llerford had taken off the fairy
costume and Patty had the right one on.
"(Jet In line, quick," Miss Herford said,
and when the line marched It waa headod
by ltob and Patty, and Hob's face had a
srln .on It which would not have been
there had Hazel been taking the part.
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ueariy love us aencious taste.
Mothers should always keen Kvnm np
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Fremont Busy Bee.
Dear Husy Decs: This Is my third lot-
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eighth A grade I read the stories In in
children's paste every .Sunday and think
they are line. 1 um sending in tin
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b ography of "St. Patr ck," as St. Pat-
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rick s dny Is drawing near, and I hos
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to sou It In print. Yours truly,
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LjIvISUIvA IAIjII I
Kremout. Neb,, Nov. tfl,
St. Patrick was born' In the ygir M at
Uanavem, Tabcrnla (Saable), Hcotlaii'l.
Ills father was a deacon of a church.
When Patrick was 1C years old ne was
captured by Home pirates and carried, to
Ireland, whom he was sold as a sla-'o
to.MIIIno, chieftain of North Dalavadl.i
In the County Antrim, northern, Ireland.
He lived as a slave six years, employed
in tending cattle. Ills Bad condition lead
him to find consolation In Uod. Ho then
took courage and fled from his mimtor.
Ilo went 200 miles south and found a
ship about to sail for Frunce, nnd alter
a little discussion was taken on board
as a servant, and after a Journey of
three days landed at tho mouth of tho
Ixilre. TL.it for twenty-eight days he
traversed a wild country with the shlpa
crow until they came to Marseilles. Here
ho patted from hlsxcompanlons and wo it
to Tours, where tho famous Martin was
ulshop. Ills mothef was sister to this
Martin, und so ho lived with him :or
four years. Hut his desire to preach the
gospel was so strong that ho went to
Auxcrre, In France, to be consecrated ny
Ulshop Amator. In the year 405 ho
started his missionary work in Ireland,
with which he had much auccew. Onco
when a royal company was on tno verge
of slaying St. Patrick forpreachlni. tho
gospel he sang a hynm called the,
"Ilreastplate." Ills opponents took him
and his companions for wild tawn "n
dlsgulso nnd fled, 'leaving him to free
dom. He wrote many Interesting nooks
on hU ''faith," tor which he was esoe
clally noted. One year he converted
many peoplo by his preaching nnd among
them wero many KimlUli nobles. And
ever slnco tho year 403, when ho died,. we
keep March 17 sacred In his honor.
Katherine's Three Wishes.
Hy James Wong-srt. MaplcUin, la. Dlue
Katherlne waa n small girl that hnd
nearly .everything a small girt can have.
Bho got her playthings mainly by wish
ing. Ono day she decided she wanted a
dog so sho cried nnd teased until her
father brought her tho biggest dog In
town, but he first made her promise that
sho would not wlh for anything again
for a month. This she did readily enough,
but tho very next day sho asked her
father to buy her a collar for Itovor, for
thut Is what sho named the dog. Hut
htr father suld, "No, I will not buy the
dog a collar until the month Is up." This
made Katherlne very mad, and when Bho
cried neither her nunt Jane or her father
or mother would pay any attention to
her, That afternoon Katherlne thought
she would run off with Rover for she had
decided that no one liked hr. Bo she
set out for the North Pole, for sho had
heard that It was very far off and there
no uno would find her and her father
would li very sorry he had not bought
her the dog collar. Hut before she had
gone very far she got very tired, no she
sat down on the sidewalk and leaning
her head on Rover she went to sleep.
Her father happened to como along soon
and he guessed her troubles very soon.
He picked her up and carrl "uer home,
where ho put her In as near the same
position as he could. Like she was when
ho found her. Thon ho went Into tho
next room nnd found Kntherlne's mother
talking about something to the neighbor.
It was a plan of dressing up like a fairy
and trying to cure Katherlne of her
wishing. It was accepted and the neigh
bor dressed up like a fairy, went Into
the room where Katherlne was and woke
her up. The first thing Katherlne said
was, "Who brought me here?" "I did,"
said the fairy. "Who are youT" said
Katherlne. "I am the fairy of irood
wishes." said the neighbor. "Oh." said I
Katherlne. "ami h. ... .....
and father and Aunt Jane?" "They aro
many miles from here and they cannot 1
oome bank without my power?" said the I
fairy. "And they can come If I give yon
three wishes, which I am going to do I
Now you may wish."
"I want a"
"Hetter be eureful," said the fairy.
"Oh. please have my papa come." said
"Papa, come." said the fairy, and papa
stepped Into the room.
"Now, liuve mama tome, then have
Aunt Jane come." said Katherlne.
"Mama come." said the fairy. "Aunt
Jane, come." said the fairy. And mama
and Aunt Jane came Into the room. After
the fairy had gone Katherlne said. "I
wlh I had wished you all at once then
I would )ve two moio wlshoa."
"Yes." ald her father, "that would
have been a better plan."
A New Btny Bee.
Mv ivar Uuy Recs: I read the stories
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thorn very muoli. Tlie story I am Bond
ing is for the lied Kldo. t wish to Join
that Hide. My name Is Hetty Marshall.
I live at MB North Thirteenth street. Un
By Irene Orau, Bennington, Neb. nim
Once there was a man and his wl
who were very rich and lived In a love'
house, but they were never contented,
they always wanted more money M
Roberts.' (f.or that .was the man's Maine,
mother lived with thrni and they thought
thai , she was very licit:- they always
treated her with great respect. Thoy
thought that this would Induce her to
leave them alt her money.
bank In the town where she lived. She
kept the ret of her mono)' In a bank that
was located In n large town about fif
teen -miles from her home. Somertowti
.the town where she lived) had two banks,
and ouo nlsht there wai' n larje fire
In Homortown. fc'everal buildings burned
and among them was the bank In which
Mrs. Roberts kept her money.
When she told Mr. Hoberts and his wife
about all ot the ' money that she pad
put In' , tlio bank n'ux burned, tills
innde them very angy .ror they knew
tllnt 'sh6 was worth many thousands of
dollars, Kiom that time they treated
her with anything but respect, for they
thought that they would not get any
thing. They thought of this night an1
j day and It mude them stll more angry.
At 'last thoy went so far as to moke
her cut out of a Wooden howl.
j This grieved Mrs. Roberts sd much that
her time to stay on earth was almost
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' i cw unc uu out- . i 1 1 l iu iiiv i , i; .
I" d j1"" 11 "m; U rha"d Ul"
j he hud divided all of her money except
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other "ons and daughter;.
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About two weeks after this sho took
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s ck. but Mr. Hoivr'n nhJ 'Is wife only
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laughed at htr nnd Fald that she only
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irifll in uu aiun. iiul iiicj' nciu linn-
j taken here, for she died about u week
later, hen they found that this llttlu
money was nil they were to get, It
made them very ungr. Hut this had
taught them to never treat people nice
becuuso they nre looking for money.
They" were contented with what money
they had after that.
When Agnes Tried to Skate.
Hy Uorothy M. Putty. Aged 10 Years.
"Mamma, will you get my roller skates
"What do you want with them, dear?"
said her mother. "Oh! mamma, all the
girls are skating," sn'd 10-yenr-old Agnes
I to her mother one day. Sho had been
rather afraid of skates nnd could not
skato well nt all, Hut Agnes finally per
suaded her mother and she snld she
wouli! hunt them up that morning.
Agnes danced off to school that morn
ing In dellRht; sho also took more In
terest In the skaters. At noon there
were her skates and skate-key on the
floor! She waa delighted, but there was
rto time to skate that noon. When she
ciuno home after school sho got her
skates and went down, after getting nn
apple, to the big cement cellar to prac
tice. Klrst Agnes slipped, then she fell
and sat down on thai floor suddenly and
forclbly( Next sho got up and bumped
Into tho woodpile. Next she took a long
slide, and thought, "I can skate now,''
hut sad to say she suddenly sat down In
tho ash pan. Tired, hot. and disgusted,
she took off those fatal skates and jflung
them to the other sldo of tho room; she
then walked upstairs. "Aren't you going"
to go out skuUng with Nelllo, sho Is
here?" said her mother. "I do not care
to go out skating Just now," said Agnes
with dignity, and her mother tried hard
not to laugh as Agnes went Into tho
Put thnt Is tho lost time Agnes ever
tried to skate again.
"J iiuiei i;oie. Aged 14 Years.
Ings, Neb. Hluo Side.
Ono bright summer day as Joe and ty.
Smith were pulling weeds In the garden,
the. decided they , would run away and
Ko to tho city, which was three miles
away. Tom went to the house, being
careful to keep out of sight of thalr
mother, nnd got their coats, because he
raid they might ntd them.
Tho two boys ran until they were well
out of eight.
It was about 5:30 in the afternoon when
they reached tho city. And the boys
were very tired from walking ao fur, be
cause they were so small.
Joe was only S and Tom was .
About an hour after the boys left, Mrs.
Smith looked out to see If tho boys were
working, but could not seo them. She
called nnd called, but no answer. She
then went to the field and told her hus
band. Mr. Smith susplcloned tho boys of going
to town, because he kneW they objected
at nuou to pulling tho weeds.
Ho hurriedly hitched up and stnrtcJ
for town It was then growing dark
and he could not see tar ahead. When
he came within a mile from town ho
saw a team ahead and heurd a voice
say, "I think thut Is father's team."
Mr. Smith found that It was his neigh
bor. He had seen the boys as he left'
town and recognised them. They hud
lost their way and did not know which
road to take to get home.
The boys decided they would not run
I,y ther Mitchell. Aged 11 Yeais,
grade, Neb. Hed Side.
,T'ierc "C "V TV. .. f
r,oh Wan named Mr U",pln- ,,e ha'' J
llltle B'.r T 1N,0WtIUu,h
haJ wnKrnef hor "TV. J00
p.rur iilv iiinv, a,,.. a...,., u.u ue, i.v
same. One day she wss unusuully try
ing, so her mother, tout her she could go
over to her little friend, Mary's, If sho
would not go too near the lake. 8o
Huth went over to Mary's nd they
played every gamo they could think ot
until they grew tired.
"Let's go over to the lake," said itutn.
"Mama does not want me to so tnere, '
ssld little Mary.
"Oh, let's go anyhow," said Ituth.
"Your mama won't know it."
"All right. ' said Man-.
So off they went down to the 'ake ai.il
found u bout there. They got into it and
were having a fine time, when all it
onee Ituth dtopped somuthlng, and in
leaning over to pick It up she upeet tin
boat Mary had managed to retain hrr
balance and so did not fill out Hull
it. - m Lvillv ro- help
BRIGHT LITTLE BUSY BEE WHO
LOVES THE WORK.
Pretty soon a boy cume i inning ti
through the woods unit swum to her uld
He soon got her out and brouubt Mary
to tho shore with her. They took Ituth
bornu 'and her father iiive the little boy
llch ruwuid. The llt.tlo boy's name was
Jack Jones, ituth did not go near Uie
lake again after that, nor did ihe coax
Mary to do wrong again.
Hy l.ols .lohnxon, Aged 9 YcarB, Weeping
Water Neb. ned Side.
Ono afternoon In December Mr. Jack
son enmo from town. His dog came lo
meet hltn. Mr. Johnson thought to him
self, "I think 1 will kill Rover." Now
It happened that Mr. Jackson hud a noil
named Jack. "Jack," he called, 'come
hero a minute'
"All tight, father." said Jack.
"Let us drown Rover. He Is no good
"No, father, let ua wait until summer.
Then wo will have a bettef chance."
"Well, t guess we can this time," said
Tho next day Jack went skating. Rover
followed him. Ho went down on the Ice
and put on his skates. There was n
sign not very far from where Jack
was skating. Jack went up closer to
see what It said. It said "Danger." .lust
as he went to go back the lee went
Crash I Crash! Then he fell in the water
Rover saw htm fall In. Ho plunged into
the water, pulled Jack out nnd dragged
him home. His father said: "Wo -are
glad that wo didn't drown Rover."
By Marie Hackenberg, Aged 12 Years, 1710
Charles Street. Omaha, Red Side.
Onco upon n tlmo thero was a little
girl named Kleanor. Sho lived on tho
edgo of a forest, Thero wero many wild
benrs In tho forest and sho was not al
lowed to go Into It alone.
Ono day she wanted to go for a walk,
but her mother told her sho could not,
becaudo she had to go downtown and
would not be homo until late that even
ing. After her mother had gone, Eleanor
thought there would be no harm In go
ing for a little walk In tho woods, so
she put on her hat and started out.
She went too far Into the woods and
got lost. .It began to get dark nnd pretty
soon she saw a bear about a half a
She screamed and tome hunters heard
her and camo and got her and shot the
bear. They brought her homo and she
said sho would never run away from
home again. I
Helen, the Hero.
By Clarence Mitchell. Aged 10 Years. R. 1,
.Belgrade. Neb. Blue Side.
Helen was a very sensible girl although
sh.e was only 10 years old. One evening
after school she thought she would tako
a short cut across the meadow. Tho
railroad ran a short distance from there.
Tho day before they had a terrible rain
and hall storm? Several bridges had been
washed away, also part of the railroad
truck. Helen happened to seo this nnd
It being near train time, she stopped and
wondered what would happen if the train
was not signaled, so she took the second
thought, and while she stood there she
heard the train whistle. She said to her
self. "What shall I do to save the lives
of all theso people? If I stand hero the
train will run over me. No, that will not
do. 1 will Just tako off my red Bklrt
and wave It, tho engineer will surely
notice that." And sure enough, ho did,
for he stopped his truln und thereby saved
many lives. The railroad compnay pre
sented her with a gold medal, and called
her their little hero.
Horaoe and His Dot..
By Lelu Campbell,- Aged 10 Years. 621
lsast rweniy-in.iru-oireri, uva.i.tj,
Neb. Red Side,
iinrnro him u dog: his nume Is Jack.
One afternoon they went out to play.
lliiruen thrw a stick In the wuter and
Jack ran after It. Soon he came back,
holding It In his mouth.
One afternoon Horace took some of his
boy friends out boat riding nnd Jack
went with them. lxng before they
started home u wind came up nnd upset
the boat. Juok swam out to the boat
and dragged the boys to shore, one by
Don't you think Jack Is a good d6g?
P. S. I am a new Busy Beo und hope
to seo my story In print next Sunday.
A Happy Acoident
By Delia Cuptt. Aged 12 Years, Ravenna,
At s o'clock Jimmy closed his "Shoe
Shining Parlor" und started through thv
snow)' streets for home. Coming aorokj
Washington avenue cure had to be, taken
on account of the many vehicles. But
Jimmy thought little of this and with
all the confidence of a street urchin iu
his own ability he started to cross. Halt
way over the ley pavement and directly
lit the path of an automobile lie slipped
nnd fell Bfor the horror-stricken
dilver could stop It the car struck the
prostrate body. At the hospital nn old
man sat by the cot.
"Ho'll live," snld the doctor, nt last.
No one was happier than tho elderly
fellow. Suld he:
"I'll never trust myself In the tlty
again with my auto. 1 got rattled, you
know. As for tho boy, h goes to "he
arm with me, for ho has no parents nnd
v have no boy."
When -two months had elapsed Jimmy
as the happiest boy In the country. The
.mplo ways and kindly Interest In his
benefactors made up for bis Injuries,
none of which were lasting. He often
said, "It was like passing through death
to reach heaven."
Rover and His Master Hans.
Hy Anna Oloyer. Aged 11 Years, Gretna
Nflbraska. Blue Side.'
There once lived Iu Holland a bright
little boy of 8 years. He was In the
fourth grndo nt school and was liked
HntiPf for that was the boy's name, hud
a dog which ho named Rover. Rover was
a spotted dog of three colors. His nose
ni'd forehead wero of whito and his back
aid neck of brown and black.
Ono bright day in March Hans asked
permission of his father to go to the
prasho.re nnd wait till his father came
lificl with lits boat.
Hans' father was n good sailor and
was often hired to go on long fishing trips
to help rov the boats.
j Hans started from homo about 4 o'clock
and reached the sen.hore about ten min
Ho met three boys who were going to
watch tho fluhlng boats como In, too.
Tho boys' names were Fritz, Theodore
und Heinle Schmidt.
Tho boys climbed upon the dike nnd
looked nil around to see If any of the
ilshlng boats wero In sight. All at once
Heinle Interrupted tho conversation be
tween the other boys. Ho saw In the
north that muny large waves were flying
In the nlr.
He told the boys thnt It meant a storm.
Tho hoys looked to seo If It oould bo so.
Suro enough the wnves came rolling. The
boys said they thought they would tell
somo watchmen, so they ran off.
The boys had Just gotten down when
n loud splash came against the dike.
Tho boys ran to tell the watchmen, but'
before they could get back to the dike
Rover hud found a hole and stood bark
ing at the place. The people run from all
sides, coming to help keep the water out.
If Rover had not barked before the
people had seen tho place, the hole might
havo been so largo that it could hardly
Rover was patted after this good deed
und was talked of In all tho homes.
A Kind Act.
By Marie H. Nlngor, Aged 14 Years, Hum-
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t'UU. UIUB Blue.
Before his death Mr. Ilasncss, who was
an old soldier of the civil war, told me
He was one of the soldiers who marched
with Sherman to tho sea. Here Is one of
the stories he told me, which happened
as they were marching through a dark
forest. I am suro you will bo as delighted
to read it as I was to listen to it.
"One day when we were marching
through a rather gloomy forest I was
surprised to see a poor, trembling con
federate soldier hiding In tho bushes
which grew thick on each side of our
path. He looked so pitiful a sight that I
felt sorry for him, so I did not tell the
rest of my comrades, for I knew that they
would be sure to hang him.
"But It happened that my companion
had also seen him, so after whispering to
him, for I could not talk out loud, I per
suaded Llm not to tell anybody.
"We marched on past the soldier, leav
ing him, thinking, perhaps, of the narrow
escnpo lie had had, and that we had no
My Hunting Trip.
By Llonel'Branson, Aged 11 Years, Eddy
vllle, Neb. Red Side.
One day my brothers were going hunt
ing. I said that I wanted to go hunting
with them. I said I could scare up game.
They said I would he afraid to go in
tho woods alone. They asked me what I
would do if I saw a benr. I said I would
get behind a tree and shoot hlni shoot
him three times In tho head, then I would
take him by the leg and come along home.
My brother said for me to take a gun
In the morning. I got up In the morning
and dressed. Then I got my gun ready
and started, "When I got to the woods I
found a path. I followed the path a little
ways, when to my surprise a bear Jumped
out from behind the bushes. I dropped
my gun and began to run Just as hard as
1 could. When I got near home I stopped
and looked behind mo nnd saw my
brother carrying a bearskin In his hand,
laughing as hard as ho could. 'When wo
got home he was laughing so hard that
he could hardly tell the folks. That was
the lust time I told how I would kill a
"The Word of God."
I By Betty Marshall. S23 North Thirteenth
..t.i-vi, ,eu, eu sine.
"Henry, what book is thut you have
In your hand?" asked Mrs. Thomas,
"It Is the Bible, mother." answered
"Oh, no; It cannot be, surely!" ex
claimed Mrs. Thomas,
"Why, yes It is see."
"And my little boy to treat so roughly
tho book contalnlnng God's holy word!"
Henry's face grew serious.
"Oh, I forgot." ho said, and laid the
book carefully away,
"Try and not forget again, my son.
If you treat this book so lightly now,
when you become a man you may as
lightly esteem Its holy truths, and then
you could never live In heaven with the
angels. No one goes to heaven who doeB
not love and reverence the word of God,
which Is holy In every Jot and tittle."
A True Story.
By Kunlce Slekkotter. Aged 10 Years,
Tod a is the eighteenth of March. A
year ago today was a day I shall never
I was at school and with the rest of
the scholars was studying my lessons,
when a wagon drove up with four men
In It. One of them waa ltoy Blunt, the
driver and owner of the team and wagon:
tho other three were Grey, Dowd and
Morley. the convicts who broke out of
the state's prison at Lincoln. At first
they stopped, but in a momen or so
they drove on, and then close behind
them came a big crowd, who we soon
found out were a posse after them. At
first we Jld not know who was who or j
what was what, until one of the school
milo ML IWUav Itaok
SL'XDAV, MAltCH 23.
Year. Name and Residence.
1901 Louisa Baker, 3720 North 21st St Lothrop
t!'03 Arthur Henry Danan, 2719 Hickory St Park
1S99 Jerome Buttles, 844 South 24th St Mason
1903 Frank I Bansneck, 915 South 25th St Mason
lfl02 Elmer Bennor, 3314 Ohio St Howard Kennedy
1904 Blvyn X. Booell, 3028 Cass St Wobster
19"2 Teresa Clfuha, 815 South 24th St Mason
1903 Dubrac De Buse, 4408 North 28th St Saratoga
1903 Aubrac De Buse, 4408 North 28th St Saratoga
1901 Margaret Dolen, 1539 North 18th St Kollom
1902 Ethel Gelmple, 2320 Paul, St Kellom
1904 Daryl Hndlee, 413 South 19th St ..Contral
1903 William Hoard , Hayden, 2121 Binney St Lothrop
1906 Ralph Houck, 2714 North 25th St Howard Kennedy
1904 Charles Kysela. 1909 South 2d St Train
1901 Harry Arthur Manley, 3019 Plnkney St Howard Kennedy
1901 Iola Lucille Marmoy, 135 North 43d Ave Saunders
1907 A. Louise Monroe, 2301 Fowler Ave Saratoga
1900 Frank Moore, 2530 Burdette St Long
1900 Edith M. Pottegrew, 4514 North 34th Ave. . .Monmouth Park
1905 Harry C. Hamm, 920 North 28th Ave Webster
1899 Lucile Robertson, 422 South 26th St Farnam
1J101. ..... .Walter Romey, 2718 Ruggles St Saratoga)
1902 David Simon, 2315 South 32d St Wlndsom
1901 Rachel Sims, 904 South Atlas St Edward Rosewater
1900 Will Slyter, 2926 Hamilton St Long
1904 Katie Vana, 307 Pino St Train
1905 William Vomacka, 1031 Dominion St Edward Rosewater?
1900 John Welsh, 3419 Dewey Ave Columbian!
1901 Helen Marguerite Wlllott, 2844 Blnnejy St. .Howard Kennedy
1905 Onitor Young, 808 North 46th St Saundera
lava iiianciio xousen, uii
hoard came in and dismissed school for
the. rest of the day, after explaining to
tho teacher and children the cause of
all the excitement.
If Grey und .the others Intended to get
Into a school house they did vnot have a
chance, for by tho time they got to tho
next school the officers were so close
after them that they did not havo a
chance to get there.
A Busy Bee.
KEARNEY, Neb., March 12. Dear
Busy Bees: I have read the children's
page so much I thought I would liKe to
Join the Busy Bees on the Red Side. My
age Is 9 years. Yours truly,
Another Busy Bee.
OSAWATOMIE, Kan., March 9.-To
KEEP Your Skin Clear,
your scalp clean, your
hair from falling, your
hands soft and white by daily
use in the toilet of
with occasional use of
No other emollients do so much
to promote and maintain the pu
rity and beauty of the complex
ion,hands and hairunder allcon
ditions. No others excel them in
purity, delicacy and fragrance.
Liberal sample of each with 32-p. Skin Book
free. Address "Cuticura," Dept. 18, Boston.
Cuticura Soap and Ointment are sold by drug
gists and dealers throughout the world.
Margaret: You can overcome the life
less, "stringy," brittle condition of your
hair nnd make It soft, brilliant nnd lux
urious again by the lire of this simple
quinine tonic: Get one ounce of qulnzoln
from your druggist, dliaolve In half.plnt
alcohol, add Vi pint water. Vigorous
scalp massage with this tonic vll stimu
late roots and tisanes to healthy action,
overcomes dundruff, otllneis und Irrita
tion and the hair will regain former col
or, gloss und life.
Muld: Get a small, original package
of pyroxln and apply somo occasionally
ut lash-roots with thumb and fore-finger.
This makes short, straight eye
lashes grow long and curly. Rubbing
pyroxln on eyebrows with forefinger will
cause them to come In thick and beauti
ful. Be careful und don't get any py
roxln where no hair Is wanted,
Grace M.: I know you will like dela
tone for removing superfluous hairs,
With a little water make enough paste
to cover the hairs; let remain two or
three minutes, then rub off, wash the
skin and every truce of hair will have
vanished. This Is an inexpensive, pain
less way to remove Imlr or fuzz and no
harm results from Its use.
Irene: Impurities In the blood cause
the condition of which you speak and
until this Is corrected you can hope for
no relltf. An economical old fashioned
tonlo end svstem regulator can be made
at home by dissolving ouo ounce of kur
deno In u half-pint alcohol, then adding
u half-rup sugar und enough hot water
to make a quart. A tablespoonful before
each meal soon rids the blood of poison
ous accumulations and gives you strength
and energy. When 1ho blood Is cleansed
of Impurities the skin becomes clear and
the complexion takes on a healthy tint.
Mlsi G. : No, I would not' use paint of
any make. Rouge and powder only cover
defect -a spunnax lotion removes them,
tones the skin, permits the pores to
'This Is the dny wo celebrate."
iNorin -iwi avo iveusier
, 1 . Tl.... H 1 .V 1 1 1 .... . Tl OIm T .1 - .
slro to Join the Ited Side of the Busy
Bees. Mv name Is Harold Dyer and X
llvo In Osawatomle, Kan. I will be It
years old the 23d day of May. I am send
ing a story entitled, "The Boy Scouts oC
Osawatomle, Second hike." Respectfully;
yours, HAROLD DYER.
By Betty Kennedy, Aged 10 Tears. 21fc
North Thirty-second Avenue, Omaha.
I know ot a place where the grass 14
And the skv Is a grayish blue:
Where a few little clouds aro Moating
And the sun Is Just setting, too.
Some pretty green trees and some shrun
Arc reflected In a brook that Is near.
And the blossoms that grow on the batik
of the stream
Throw their sweetest fragrance here.
breathe, removes impurities and replaces
the sallow, "muddy" appearance with
the pink and white bloom of health. Four
ounces of spurniax (which you can get
from your druggist) put Into half-pint of
hot water to which are added two tea.
spoonfuls of glycerine makes the lotion
wnicn nns helped many society leader
to win their reputation for perennial
beauty. Try it today und you will never
again spend money for powders.
Mother: Use the same shampoo foi
your llttlo girl's hair that you do for
your own. The only perfect shampoo Is
computed of a tensnoonful of rnnlhrnr
dissolved In a cup of not water. When
alkali. An do so muny advertised sham
I,0 Kt'-AlU. .J. ...dVI. l-VJIIVIL,,,n II,, 1 I tu
poos, is poured on the Head nnd rubbed
up Into a lather. It not only cleanses tlm
hair and scalp, but Invigorates the roots.
i nave never uta n h nam poo which
leaves the hair an clean and fluffy as
does this simple home mude wash.
Ethel: You can overcome your eye
troubles, the weakness, redness and burn.
Ing accompanied by u dull, lifeless ap
pearance which you describe, and make
them bright, ttrong and clear by the use
of a few drops of this, mixture dally.
One ounce of crystos dissolved In pint
of clearest wuter. It ts soothing to weak,
tired eyes and a dependable tonic. In that
It strengthens the muscles and tones tha
nerves of tho eye.
Dorothy Do not worry about your
flesh. Ileduction Is no longer the result of
painful dieting and tiring exercise. The
sufferer from too much flesh now uses
this simple, home made and positively
harmless. fat-dUsolver, which leaves the
flesh firm und the skin free from wrin
kles. Dissolve four ounreu of parnotls In
ll& TllnlH rtf hnl wulAr nn.l t.lra ,nl,ln
spoonful before meals. This results In
icuuviiuii minium, iiiacuiiiiuri una mo
aouon is permanent.
Rem! Mm MnrfvrTsc hrml 'rtni,v
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