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niK OMAHA SUNDAY' I'HH: FKhRUARY 21, 1915.
The Busy Bees
Their Own Page
ERE Is a. treat for tbe Busy
who writ for this page hsve shown themselves to be budding
poet by lending rhyme and Jingles of varloua aorta. Not until
now, however, haa anyone been ambltloua enough to write a
whole playlet. Here la a very clerer one that waa written by
facile Itelmera of Fullerton, Neb. It deals with goblins, ghosts, fairies
and a, wltrh, together with the adventures of two little children.
: Lurlls Is only 10 years old and wrote this sketch for a language lesson
jn her grade at school. This was at the Hallowe'en season, and the teacher
laid It was so good Uiat she had the children act the whole thing out, and
tvery one enjoyed It very much. The name of Luclle'a playlet Is "Life In
first prize was awarded to Venice Mallory of the Blue
ride; second prise to Roberta Mackechnfe of the Red side, and honorable
fnentlon to Alice Elvira Crandell of the Blue side,
j The editor wishes to admonish the Busy Beea to observe all rules for
Jlusy Bee letters. At. leant two letters In this Issue would have been
awarded prices had they teen written with pen and Ink, Instead of pencil,
'as the rules specify.
lly Venire Mallnry. And Tri. Kear
ney, neo. riu ma.
On the table there were scissors, a bottle
ff past and many pieces of colored
paper. My 'later and I sat at this table
rwe out the paper In different shape,
gome In hearts and other dedans. We cut
lrturs of kewplcs out of macaalnes and
Raited them on the valentine. On part
rf the valentine w painted pictures and
tin soma of them wo printed veraea.
W celebrated BL Valentine' day at
gr.hool by having a big bos and wo
dropped our valentine Into It Just a
though It wa a mail ho.
Watches Little Birds.
I . fly Roberta Mackechnle, Ared 10 Tear.
I i Indlenola. Neb. Red Fide-
One day my two sister and I were out
n a farm. We were walking in a field
hen we saw a wild canary building a
ineet between two fence poat which were
flnse together. In a day or two wa want
Vack to the ama place to e If he had
finished her neat and wa found shehad
laid five little egg. Every day wa went
! " to the place where we had flrat aeea
ier. One day ome of the egg were
cracked. The next day wa went back and
found five little wild canaries. Wa still
kratc-hed them every day till on day the
little blrda flew away when they saw us
romlng and that wa the laat wa ever
4aw of them.
I I hone thl atory doe not go to the
Uy Alice Elvira Oandell. Aged It Tears.
Chapman, Neb. Blue Bide.
This I a true story about what hap
e ned in our town not long ago. t call It
True Courage." for It take courage to
In a brcv- thing.
Toot! tootl toot!" cried the whistle of
timber nine, a vary fast train.
- A colt waa on the track but did not
know enough to more.
;Jufs the train wa about upon It a.
fcn la dog ran to the rescue,
j It managed, to get the eolt off the track
just as the train crashed by.
The colt was 'safe but te dog was
crushed under the rushing train,
f The dog's master felt very badly for
.feck, tha dog, was a favorite among tha
family, but he must have felt proud, too.
cause hi pet had courage enough to
Smctifico It lif for tha life of an animal
J hat In time would have been very us.
Trip to the Mountains.
Ey Grace R. Orhran. Aged 10
Tork. Neb., Red Side.
In August mamma, and I went te Oole-
yaao to visit One morning w got up
nny ana atartea ror the mountains. Wa
tlrove until almost noon before w eame
to tha canyon. We drove en a vary nar
row road, with a high mountain on one
hide and a deep valley with a river on the
ether side. We also went under a hang
ing rock. Home place the road had been
tade In the aid of tha mountain.
We drov until almost 1 o'clock to ftnd
nice place to eat cur dinner. At last
We found on and aat down to eat W
erere very hungry and ate a hearty din
r. After dinner w started to climb a
tuountaln. Wa climbed over half of the
Way up. but soon got tired and cam
down. When wa got down our clothe
were all full of cactus and andburrs.
la-fter we pulled thru out I went and
traded In the Powder river. The water
lam up to my knee. It felt very good
to my legs and feet While I wa In the
fiver I picked up aom vary pretty stones.
jiner i ram out I picked up aom more
tones. After a whll w had to go horn,
plut I eipei-t to go to the mountains again
fiy Martha Johnson. Agt-d It Yrars. 71T
fc-t Kourch hireet, fr'rrmont. Neb.
j On morning I went out to sweep the
front porch and I nw a Uttl squirrel
nibbling at some crumbs, I ran Into the
house and got some nuts. I called hlin
end ha came a little closer untU he cam
way up to me. Then he grabbed them
and ras up the tree. The very next day
I went out to put some food by th tree.
A soon a 1 got in the house th same
little axiulrrel and two bigger ones came
down and ate it Kvery nay when 1 went
out to give thera something to eat the
btg ones would come, too. Boon after I
thought that they mu.t b father and
iother of th htU squirrel. On day
lhey were playing, chasing each other
and down the tree. Boon after It
winter, and now I do not know where
Our Colorado Trip.
y Ruth Carlson, Aged U Yeara, Curtis,
f Neb. Kd Side.
' In July w made up our mind to go
to Colorado on a trip. W s tailed In th
aiomtng and when w got about half
way there It began to rain. Thar waa
a Hula old house of t on the prairie. W
went In and there waa no one there, ao
we stayed all night
hen morning came, w started eug,
"He wnt la automobile. There were
four auto and tly-t wo persona,
livery once and a while we would get
Muck In the mud,
V gut there safely and found a board
ing place. In the morning w started
ut to ate Co let ado eVrtng and sur
rounding country. W went up to title a
Hunt g rev on top of mountain. W
Dee. A number of the boys and girls
by Little Folk
IlUI-KH HK YOI NO WWTKIIH
1. Write plainly on one side
of the paper only and number
2. Use pen and Ink, not pen
cil. 3. Rhort and pointed arti
cles will be given preference.
Do not use over 2 SO words.
4. Original stories or let
ters only will be used.
6. Write your name, age
and address at the top of the
First and second prises of
books will b e given for the
best two contributions to this
page each week.
Ad drees all communications
to CHILDREN'S DEPART
MENT, Omaha Bee, Omaha,
saw many beautiful things. Then wa
started home, returning safe and surely
had a good time.
"Life in Ooblinland."
Ry Liu lie Relmers, Aged 10 Years, Full
erton, is en.
(lOnter witch, with wand, hobbling on
WITCH t Well! Well! Hallowe'en again.
I wonder what trick my people will play
tonight? Aht her they come now.
(Knter elves, goblin and ghost. Wall!
Well! my people, how are you, pray?
(Looks at setting sun.) "My dear people.
It I time you war starting for earth."
(Qhoata goblins and elves pass off.) It
is high time X am setting off tor earth.
(She go off.)
(Enter children with Jack-o'-lantern.)
TOM. I wonder whot fun w will have
(A tow rustling Is heard.)
MAT. Oh! Jack what I thstt
JACK (trying te be breve). Ohi enty
(A louder sound I heard.)
MAT. Ohl Tom, I know It I something.
CHILDREN. Ohl Oh! Oh!
WITCH. My dear children, do not be
afraid. I am queen of th Hallowe'en
folk and I am your friend. I will call
my people, and for a treat you may see
the reel Hallowe'en folk. (She blow
a whistle and waves her wand.) A loud
whtaalng I heard and before her appear
all the fairy fulk. (Step up four goblin
and after bowing begin.)
Oh! w are the lolly goblins.
Koarln' kids at night:
And when w run about them
They all ecream with fright.
Hut we re really good ones,
wouldn't hurt a mite,
Hut as It's our custom,
We'll do It each Hallowe'en night.
(After bowing they step to on aid
children all clap their hand. Then
tripping In front of th children th six
elves begin this little piece.)
I am a Jolly. Joily little elf.
Silting around and fanning myself. I
I am n very Jolly little elf
Vou see my brother tickling himself.
I am the funniest of the six,
But sometimes 1 get myself in a mix.
We are merrily, merrily shipping around.
Nuw In tu tree tops, ucw uu the ground.
I am a merry, merrv little elf
Billing around and playing by myself.
My dearest llltla children.
I hope w v entertained you;
And whon w all must leas you,
I in sure we'll all (eel blue.
It la Hallowe'en night again.
And w r nil Jolly lulls men,
Merrily, happy, skipping around.
Now iu tha tec tops, nuw en the ground.
(Low, weird music k beard and at th
back ot tha stage. to ghost axe seen.
They advance to the front and bow also.
Then they begin this strange piece.)
CHILDREN. Oh! Oh! Oh!
When Hallowe en night comes around.
Then creeping softly along the ground;
I and my fellow comrade coin
To suare th children and hav some fun.
Yesl and all through the spooky night
1 and my comrade go without a light.
Creeping sollly here and there
bin tug weird songs In the air.
Ho Hallowe'en haa coin again.
We and our little fellow uicn
Ito around playing Jokes
On the big and Utile tnlke.
(Low. wet muslo I heard and five
f alrtea coma tripping In.)
W are part of the fairy folks,
Hut we do not play the lokee
That our Utile connadea do.
Rut w comort children sweet
That our small friends try to greet;
Hut they are eo rough, that they
ekare the darlings all awav :
bo we coins and comfort them.
A ad change the mischief of our fellow
CHILDREN. Oh how sweet and nice.
You my darling children.
Must to your home now fly:
Come here again next Hallowe'en.
And we will meet you by and by.
(Witch, fairies, goblins, etc.. pas oft.)
What a merry time wa had.
W are all so very glaJ
That we saw the fairy folks.
And they told ue of their Joke.
Ey Elinor Plcksrd. Aged 10 Tears, 4331
Parker htreec. Omaha, Blue tilde.
Joel and Thomas were neighbor. Joel
waa a vary disobedient and selfish boy.
Three Little Busy Bees Who Like the Page
; ' f r
Lucile"Rcimer3 and htraisicra -Evelyn snJ Hararct
Thomas waa Just the opposite; he was
very obedient and unselfish.
One day Thomas came over and asked
Joel If he could go and skat with him.
Joel asked his mother, hut she said, "No."
This made Joel very angry, and he went
anyway. Thomas and Joul were having
a good time when Joel went too near the
center and fell In. Thomas went to th
rescue and soon got Joel out. but he wa
wet and nearly fro men, Thomas took
lie was ck a long time. When he
wa able to go to school h told th
other boy never to disobey their mothers.
Thl taught Joel a lesson and he never
Collects Dolls' Pictures.
By Darllne Swansnn, Aged S Years, Forty-
eiamn anq w mreeis, noutn cmiana,
Nch. Red Hide.
I haven't written for a long time. 1
am In the third B clans at school. My
teacher nam 1 Mia Olson. - I like her
very much. I go to Swedish Sunday
school at Twenty-third and K streets. I
read th Tlusy Heee' page every Sunday.
I like the stories very much. I tried to
win the first doll, but I could not get
her. I like Mildred the best ot al!. They
are all pretty Uttl dollies. I wish you
would give one doll my name (Decline).
I am helping my friend every week to
collect picture for dolln. I have been
very sick for a week; so I can't writ a
very long letter thl time. I hop Mr.
Wastebaaket I taking hie examination.
I took mine two week ago and was pro
moted. My Pet Rooster.
By Sidney P. Anderson, Aged 11 Tears,
R. V. D. 7. Ileneon. Neb. Hlu Bide.
Thl spring when th chickens hatched
out. mamma said I could have all the
blue chicken. On hatched out that waa
blue. W called him Tommy. He became
ivery tame. We could feed him out of
our handa. In the fall the ooyotea took
Tommy, X think, because we missed .him
and we found the blue feathere In th
Next week they have planned to have
a coyot round-up, and I hop they get
the coyote that killed Tommy, my pet
Thla la my first story. I wish to Join
tha Blu Sid In memory ot Tommys
Oar Horsebsck Side.
By Velraa Huff. AIM U ..l,rJ
tiraaka city, neo. r. . u ,
On day In November a girl friend
called me up and wanted me to com
over, and. el course, I went. It waa a
bad day for early fall. The glrl'e name
awe Althea, 'All of Althen' folks were
In town, and ah wa loneaome. After I
got over there h said w would take
horseback ride. She rode a niaca anv-
Ing horse, and I rode a little wnite pony.
Althea said we would go after their cattle
It waa about a mile to where they were.
We got chilly going over there, but w
didn't mind that A w came back we
let th cattle eat along th road. After
we got to the house with th cattle, w
rod a little way and we aaw om horses
In th road, which w thought were
camper and w were afraid so w went
Thla la a true story.
1 hut my paper doean t find Us way
to Mr. Wast basket.
Lois SwoboOa. Tekamah. Neb. Blu
On bright sunshiny day, when 'twas
warm enough to have our door open, a
bloodhound came In the door. W
were cooking veal, and he had smell ed lt
We told hliu to go outdoor again, and
wban w got him out. h tried to push
Into th house again. W gave bun a
place of nwat and he at It In on swal
low, as If to say, Please, may I hv
another piece V but w had no more to
give him. He still triad to push past us
into the house. Mama said that we
would but Invite him to dinner again It
ho wasn't polite. At last he ran duwa
the street smelling from on aide to
another, trying to find th track of his
master's wagon, which he had kxt sight
ot I hope Mr. Wastebaaket dvbaa't care
Beads Page Eaxh Week.
By Pora. Stevenson. Aged 11 Tears, Cu
luiubua, Neb. blu Side.
I read the children's page very Snnr
. v mnA an toy it very much. I go to
school vry day and I Uk my teacher.
I am In the fctxth grade.
I wlu to Join th Blue side, and I will
writ a atory In th paper neat week.
How it Turned Out
Rv All.-a A. Fey. Agod t Years. X6S
Ptnaney Street. Omh. Blue bid.
Laat week 1 wrote about club. 1 told
the girl about It. and w all planned tu
eve the picture of KUaaboth. On Sntur
dy It wa so cold that 1 could not tak
th picture to The Ue office. tt lady
took them for me. We bad TO pioturee.
On Monday, after school, ta lady, her
Uuihur. another girt, and th girl
e were trying to get th doU for. i
I, went down to The Bee office to get
I cannot write how happy she w
when he took the doll In her arms. Iater
she had her picture taken with the doll,
I hope that Mr. Wsstehaeket Is out
A Birthday Party.
By Loree M. Wolfe, Aged 10 Tear,
Pierce, Neb. Red Side.
My first letter was in print and so I
thought I would write again.
who nay one or my old rrlends had a
birthday party. She Invited my sister and
I and seven other school girl over to
spend tho afternoon.
We went about 1 p. m. and came back
aooui s p. m. Annul i o'clock we had a
lunch. We had Ice cream and cake and
water melon. My friend received many
presents and wa very pleased with them.
W all had a very nice time.
By Walter Luehe, A Red 10 Year.
Neb. Red Hide.
One day Inst spring when I wa work
ing in the field I saw two coyotes. When
I aaw one I wasn't very much frightened,
but when I naw tho other one, 1 waa very
much frightened. This Is a true story and
I hope it Will be In print
By Clara Bagert,
Ag.d 12 Years, Mead,
I go to school In District No. S7. I
am In the Seventh grade. I have
five studie. They are arithmetic, his
tory. pelling. geography and gram
mar. I have only three classmates, al
though there are about thirty-two pupils
In our school. My teachers name Is Miss
Emma Kuhr. Next year I think that I
will be In the Eighth grade
My slster'e nam tm Emma. She la
10 year old. and h I in the Fifth '
grade. I have a little brother, named
Clarence. He U S years old. He will
start to school thl spring, when lt get
Thla 1 the first time I've ever writ
ten and I hope to see this story In print.
Couldn't Lose That.
By Oda Oottschark. Aped IS Years. 72J
tuth Tlrty-elghth Avenue, Omaha.
Neb. Blue Sid.
A darky, who wa fishing, had a Uttl
boy about J year old at hia side, and
as he threw th Una Into the water, the
little chap fell In also. The old darky
plunged In and brought out the young
ster, squeaied him out, and stood him
up to dry.
A clergyman, who came along, hap
pened to see him, and- aald:
"My man you have done nobly, you are
Winner of Last Week's Doll Contest
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hero. Tou saved that boy's life."
WelL" said the darky, "I didn't do
that to sahe hi life; he had d belt
In his pocket."
Visits on Farm.
By Grrire Hl r. Aned 13 Years, B320 North
i niriy-ioiirtn utrcet, Omaha,
Neb. Red Hide.
On September IS we went out to my
aunt and uncle's house. They have 640
acres. The second day I wa there I
went with my cousin to school.
There waa one teacher who taught
from the First to the Eighth grades.
There were ten pupils In the school. The
desk were all very relish. The pupil
had to buy their book and pencil.
My letter I getting rather long, eo I
will have to close for this time, hoping
Mr. Waste Basket is taking a snooze.
Owns a Camera.
By Marl Munnon. Ared 12 Years, 3711
North Seventeenth street, Omaha,
. Neb. Blue Side.
I read thla' paper every Hunday and
have decided to Join the Blue Side a
blue l my favorite color. I have a
Brownie camera No. 3-A, and If I take
any picture that will Interest you I will
How do you all like thl snow? I
think It i fine and love to go coasting.
Likes the Prize.
By Mary Fischer, Af?ed
10 Years, 3ti06
I received tho book a flrat prize and
I thank you very much for lt. It Is
very nice and I am going to read It I
will write a atory soon.
By Helena Yost. Aired 11 Yearn, 214 W
Street, South Omaha. Biue Side.
I go to the West Side school. My
teacher' name I Miss Barber. I like
her very much and the principal' name
Is Miss Stitte. I like her too. The West
Side school I the best school I went
to. I passed out ot third B Into fourth
A. 1 went ta school every day. I have
not missed a day last terra. On stormy
days I do not have to go home for my
dinner. T.hey . cook dinner and serve
right Iti the school building. I have a
sister year old and a brother 9 year
old. They both go to the same school I
do; when I come home from school then
I go to the store for my mother to get
what he needs for supper. '.Then I help
my motheY - make supper and set the
table. I also help my mother with break
fast every morning and then 1 get ready
for school at 8 o'clock again.
I hope .Mr. Waste Basket Is sleeping
when thl reache him.
Pet Buck Dies.
By Violet Vallery. Aged Years. Flatta
mouth. Neb. Blue Side.
once wnen i wa s years old and we
lived on a farm. I had a little yellow
duck, I liked It very much. I took It
In the kitchen one day. We had a long
kitchen and I ran back and forwurd. I
liked to hear It feet go plttypat. pltty
pat on th floor and It died next day.
I guess I ran lt to death. I was very
The Fairy Box
By Margaret Oottschalck, Aged Tear.
3 South Thlrty-elKhth Avenue,
Omaha. Red Bide.
"Here I the bracelet
For good little May
To wear on her arm
By nlKht and by day. -
When it shines like tha sun.
All's going well;
But when you are bad,
A sharp prick will tell.
Farewell little girl.
For now we must part.
Make a fairy-box. dear.
Of your own happy heart;
And take out for all,
Sweet gifts every day.
Till all the year round
Is Ilk beautiful May.'
Happy After All.
By Jeannett Ollphant. Aged Years,
Hastings. Neb. Red Side.
Once upon a time there wa a good
little girl named Grace. Sh had a sis
ter one year older than hereelf. They
were both very good. Orac wa 11 year
of age. She could play very beautiful
muHlo on a violin. Her mother was dead
and her father was gone.
Grace and Esther were treated cruelly
by their stepmother, whom they did not
love a well a they did their real mother.
Grace and Esther had a pet kitty,
Mieterkln. One day the cruel stepmother
told Grace and Esther that they must
pay their board or get out of the house
the next morning. Poor Grace and Esther
did not know what to do, so they wan
dered out in the forest that morning and
pretty soon they came to a king's palace.
Mieterkln went to one of the windows
and played a beautiful song that his
mint reus had taught him. When the
king's servant looked at Mieterkln, he
stopped playing, and after a while
Mieterkln waa taken to the palace, and
the two girls, Grace and Esther, were
taken there, too, and lived happily ever
after. Mieterkln look almost aristocratic
in hia golden color.
I hope this story escapes Mr. Waste-
Home from School.
By Bessie Qiiackenbiish, Aired 12 Year.
wood mver. Net). Ked side.
I wrote a letter some time ago and
saw It in print So I thought I would
write again, because I am out of school.
Our school Is closed, because of small
pox all over town.
We are lucky we nave not caught It.
Although we may, I hope, not.
It is very cold hero, mostly a bllxzard
T am always waiting for papa to get
th mail on Sundays, I look at the
tunny page first and then the Busy
I like to see the next dolls picture and
what her name Is. I have never tried
to get. a doll, because I have a large
one and because I am quite large for
I had a very nice time last summer. I
went to Lincoln to the Press association
meeting and had a very nice time. I
went to other places too.. We may go
to Omaha this coming summer, I hope
so, because I never have been there.
If we do, I'm going to ask papa to
take me and let me ma'to tha Bee office
I will clone as my letter 1 long, I hope
to see my letter In print, as I am a con
By Mary Fischer. Aged 10 Tears. S606
Lafayette Avenue, Omaha. Red Side.
Jean waa a little girl 4 yeara old.
Jean received a doll for Christmas and
the was very happy. One evening Jean's
mother and father were sitting In the
dining room. Jean took her doll carriage
and her doll and wheeled lt in the parlor.
It wee dark In the parlor so she thought
he would go back In the room her
mother and father were sitting in.
She started to take the doll out of her
carriage, but she could not. She pulled
and pulled and finally she got It out but
there was no hair left on the doll' head.
She started to cry and her mother and
father came to see what the matter was
They looked around and Jean' mother
saw the doll's hair sticking In the corner
of the carriage.
"It must have got caught" laughed
"Yes," said her mother, "we will have
to paste tha doll's hair on again."
By Blanche Stevenson. Aged 12 Tear,
Twentieth and North, Columbus.
Red Side. .
I'd like to be a Busy Bee
If the other Beea would like to have me
I like the Busy Bee' stories much.
And I think it doe children good to
My favorite color Is red, so you see
That is the aide where I d rather be.
I'll write my first story very soon,
But I must close now, because lt Is noon.
Goes to Seek Fortune.
By Harold Hennessey. Aged 9 Tears. Box
!42, Missouri Valley, la. Red Side.
Once upon a time there wa a son of a
poor man, so the boy set out to seek hi
fortune. Soon he came to a fork In the
road. He took the couth road and walked
very far. Soon he came to a little town
where he asked for . work, and a black
smith gave him work putting Iron In the
fire for the blacksmith to make Into bolts.
'W hen the Iron was red-hot. he put hi
You can have your choice of either
a Boy's or Girl's Wheel
it is a famous
WORLD MOTOR BIKE
Spring will soon be here
and some little boy or
girl will be riding this
wheel. Are you the
Yo base until Lajxh flLh
to try for IU
hand In to pull it out . It was hot and
b burned hi hand so he could not work
tor a week.
When he came back the blacksmith
gave him a Job Belling bolts for a living.
Then he went back to his father. He
had some money, and they lived happy
Thl Is the first time I wrote a story
and sent it In. I hope I will see my
story In print and win the prise.
SAVING THE RANGE STEER
t'slnar Hypodermic yrlnae to Offset
Effect of Poisoned
An Interesting experiment Is being made
by the energetio forestry division of the
United State Department of Agricul
ture which may have a direct bearing
upon the high cost of living, and will
therefore, be of importance to every
citizen who Is affected by that preratng
problem. The scene of the experiment
is the broad cattle range of the west:
the operators are forest riders who could
be spared from their woods and moun
tain for a br',ef term of service in the
valleys or plains; their wea'pon Is a small
hypodcrmlo syringe and a small bottle of
chemicals, and the subject of their
operations Is the $40 steer who hasn't
enee enouph to leave poisonous plants
It Is broadly stated that at least one
twentieth of the cattle bred on the open
range never come to the marketable age.
If this be true, and this enormous lose is
preventable. It is easy to see how million
of dollars are added every year to the
people's meat bill. The more common
causes of loss of stork are extreme of
weather (great drought or excessive
storms), predatory animals, diseases and
poisonous food, and of these by far the
most deadly la the latter. Ay the others
may claim their Isolated or infrequent
victims, but the poison plants claim theirs
by hundreds cases are known where half
a herd have perished in a night
The campaign against the menace Is
naturally beset with many obstacles
Where the poison areas are small they
may be fenced In, or warning placards
may mark 'the boundaries of the danger,
and the cattle owner and herdsman can
protect themselve. On the open ranges,
however. uch precaution are obviously
impossible. Hence the experiment re
ferred to. The rangers are Instructed
In the diagnosis of the symptom of the
afflicted beast and In the administration
of the antidote. The latter Is declared
to be efficacious and the experiment, as
tried near the Canadian border a short
time ago, has been pronounced a success.
The cowboy-foreeter 1 accordingly likely
to become a fixed institution, and while
he may not be able to shoot his mixture
into all the sufferers he can undoubtedly
reach enough of them to reduce the
mortality materially, and perhaps bring
down slightly the price of beef. If it
shall subsequently be found that the In
oculation not only cure but also remove
the appetite for the deadly herbage the
problem will be practically solved. Then
the suckling can receive hi dose before
he begin to browse, and thereafter be
Immune when his legs and horn and ap
petite have come to sizable proportions
and he has become the Juicy, toothsome
monarch of the plain, the pride of the
cattle baron, the envy of the packer
prince, the royal adornment of the Ameri
can dinner table throughout all the land.
In aom parts of the Canadian back
country the recurrence of boiled salmon,
broiled salmon, salmon cutlet ana salmon
steak at every meal becomes, after a few
weeks, a trifle monotonous. To the na
tive palate, brought up on it thl con
stant reappearance of the selfsame dish
is a matter of course; but to the newly
arrived tourist Is grows at last Into a
"Is there nothing else for breakfast?"
said one such victim of colonial hospital
ity, a a whole fish and a pot of mus
tard were laid before him on the table.
"Nothing else!" replied the host, in sur
prise. "Why, there's salmon enough there
for six, ain't there?"
"Tea," reponded the 'guest, mildly
"but I don't care for salmon."
"Well, then, fire into the mustard," wa
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