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low and Florence Donnelly came bougelng 11p ktizle
stairs. llWell, whatls the matter now. she as 36',
pausing in the doorway. tlYou look like twenty
elow zerof, .
greesaiivothing is the matter, only-aonly 13:? decided
to wear my blue linen this afternoon in
NYour blue linen! Sue MelVille! You can not
mean itlli . . . .
wI most certainly do mean it. It 1s my piriVilege
to wear what I please? , '
Yes, but do be careful what you llpleaseY, Then
wishing to end the dispute that seemed to be brew-
ing, Hl just skipped over before dinner to let you
know that the girls are going to hire a hayrack to take
them to the game, that isfl she added hastily, lljust
those who wear the colors. You certainly want to go
with us and not poke off alone?
lilm-ence cast an eager smile at Sue, who had
begun to melt and showed signs of future repentance.
The idea of a hayrack ride Was a pleasant one while
the alternatives of staying at home or going alone
were not pleasant. Florence noted the effect of her
words and wisely departed leaving the leaven to Work.
.Afternoon arrived and with it the startling rev-
elation that Sue had lost one of the orange bows to
hm. Sllllllers. She accordingly set off in all haste to
procure more ribbon. It was a little past midday and
the sun heat downliercely. She skipped along swing-
ing liei black sailor" by the brim and humming
liiigiwl'itxihpfl football songs. .When she reached the
. x 1m meandered at Wlll through the town she
paused to lean over the "55'
gaze at her reflection in r
a convenient Hat stone 19:,"
rounding a nearby estate, a
it into place, and, seating
the ground beside her,
Wlall and gazed into the b .
tree. To be sure she was
not walk forever in the slit
tired. How beautiful ev
and cool was the air under it
A squirrel came sudd-fi
the wall and ran up the tree-
of her whereabouts, and
right over her head, turned:"5
to see if any one was obs i 1??
an opening in the trunkfriif-
from somewhere and light of
around and flew away. .1;
commotion, and :running 0
looking up at him with a5
upon he shook his head, :2
roundly ran back to his
was quiet. Sue fell to dr mi:
would happen next. The
and a low murmur of vm'v;
was on the otherside of the
llLefs hit down here,";
what shall we do ?,tsaid a
ton plays, it will be all up i,
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"simmhing must he done to keep him from play-
g this afternoon. -Xml that something must
s 6 right away."
Here Sue realized she was playing eavesdrop-per,
d, seeing the doctor's buggy coming over the bridge,
stenetl to meet him and get a ride to town.
The rihhon was easily matched and Sue
rly completed her return journey when she was
led from the direction of Dick's house by a mas-
ine voice. Turning with some trepidation she
d M11 ll'estoi: standing on the veranda. Mrs.
V ton was away visitingr a sister who lived in Mid-
'i11e, a town a few miles away. Dick had gone
some "last practice" on the field. Mr. VVestom
apparently the oan one at home.
III wish you could take this over to Dick. Susie,"
id anxiously, at the same time holding up a small
lope. Il'e have just received a telegram saying
Mrs. XYeston is very ill and we must go to her at
II'O'h l'" cried Susie. partly in sympathy and pa
far of facing the lion in his den. llWhat is
II don't know. The telegram doesn": say.
3. trouble with her lungs again. You know that
i we came to a milder Climate?
I d0117t know where to find him? said Sue look-
! ied and hoping for escape from the undesura-
'h, he,s gone for early practice you know.
find him somewhere around the gridiron.
would go myself but the train leaves in a little over an
houlr .and I must pack a few things hrst?
llAlrightY agreed the apparently willingr mes.-
senger, '"Illl find him? She started on and Mr. Wes-
ton disappeared into the house.
llDear me? she sighed, IIwhatever shall I do, and
Dick will look at me through-and-through. Itls too
had his mother is sick though and I ought to be glad
to help them all I can. Ohl-dwhy he cant play
on the gamelll She had been so busy thinking of. her
own troubles. that she had not thought of any general
Struck by the dire thought she quickened her
footsteps and almost before she knew it was. aware of
a pair of orange socks spinning through space. She
stopped. frightened at her own audacity, and watched
him. One of the college boys standing near greeted
her with a cheery, llHello, Sousa! Looking for some
llYes, indeed? she replied, Ila very suspicious
character known as Dick Weston, and wanted for
beating Clifton last year?
IlThere he comes, now? said the boy as Dick hove
in sight. He wthisitled to the person llwantedf who
came hastily forward, wiping beads of perspiration
from a smiling and grimy countenance.
gI havenlt very good news for you? Sue began
timidly at the same time handing over the yellow en:-
Velope. llYo-ur father asked me to bring 1t.,,.
Diick read and twisted his face into a picture of
despair. lWVelll,, was all he could say. Then, after
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.tion agent and soon had one fairly
1. e sat down to wait again.
Soon Dick and his father arrived. They did not
- her but started to the window to buy their tickets.
sie sprang up and hastened after them. It was
ther a mixed account which they received, but they
derstoocl and Dick was overjoyed at the possibility
playing after all.
When the return message arrived they grasped it
erly and tore the envelope. Mrs. Weston was all
ht and no telegram had been sent. Their train
istled and clanged its bell and started out on its
y to Middleville.
lWNhew! I'm glad Iim not on that? said Dick,
' gging his shoulders.
, llSo am I.'"' said Susie with a sigh of relief. llBut
ou want to play on that game you,ll have to
3, They started out of the depot just as the
-arrived from Middleville, and Mrs. Weston sur-
g-o them by stepping down from the car platform.
nurse she was besieged with greetings and ques-
glI thought I would come and see the game my-
she explained- llto see Dick win it for us you
L." she added, much to that persons confusion.
;-how do you happen to be down here when the
begins in ten minutes ?l,
HVVelll explain on the way home? replied Dick.
llI must hurry and get ready to play. Maybe I can be
there in time for the second half?
When they reached the field of action the game
had just begun and neither side had scored. Shouts
arose from the grandstand and cheers from the side-
lines. The air seemed to contain a solid confusion
of orange, black and crimson. At the end of the
first half the score was five to six in favor of the op-
Dick was on hand in time to play the second
half and in five minutes. had made a touchdown.
Susie yelled and waved her pennant to her hearts
content. Everyone was excited and the ltCtrimso-nlsll
were looking worried. The voices which had been
heard behind the wall were conversing upon the sud-
den reappearance of Dick Weston.
tlI wonder how it happened? said the first.
llDonlt know? said the other. llThought he,d
think enough of his mother to go and see her if she
was pretty sick?
llHurnphlll said the lirst.
The game ended with a score of eleven to twelve
in the favor of the home team. And who shall deny
that a piece of orange ribbon saved the day?
t-Gmce B . Anderson.
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