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Page 26 text:
MY PET DOG, PRINCE
My dog is a Russian wolf hound, and a large one for his breed. Last
summer we decided to go on a camping trip, and of course we took Prince
with us. , . I
We camped near a small stream where fish were plentiful. The next
morning we had rainbow trout for breakfast. We planned to go hunting that
day, and Prince was in the lead, very excited. Suddenly we heard a snarl,
and there we saw a big timber wolf with his long fangs gleaming in the sun-
shine, approaching slowly. At another snarl from Prince, the wolf stopped
and eyed him cautiously, All at once Prince sprang, and the wolf slashed
a piece of flesh from his shoulder. As quick asla flash Prince turned his
head and, burrowing his fangs into the wolf's neck, shook his victim with
all his force. He struck the wolf such a blow that he broke its neck, and
five minutes later a great dead wolf was lying at our feet.
We returned to camp carrying the wolf, fixed Prince's wound with a
first-aid kit we had taken along, and rewarded him with a big dinner.
Wilbur Mann H7yU
CAUGHT IN A SHOWER
One day I was restless so I went for a walk. I walked on and on un-
til I was far up in the Berkeley hills, The sky was getting darker, but I
thought it was only foggy weather. On I went. Soon I began to notice
large black clouds gathering in the sky. Then the rain began to fall in
great big drops. I turned and ran toward home, but the rain began to fall
faster and the wind to blow harder. 'Happily I came to a large oak tree
and under its friendly branches, I found shelter. The storm wss soon over
and I started homeward. The air was fresh and clean again.
Astrid Waidtlow L8yW
r TEACHING A LESSON
One bright sunny morning in June, several years ago, my sister sudden-
ly decided to attempt to ride my bicycle. Being in an agreeable mood, I
said I would try to teach her. In her first trial, I became too ambitious
and let her go by herself with no support, and she immediately fell down.
Undaunted by the failure of her first attempt, she tried again. This
time, however, I held on to the bicycle until she was going smoothly along
Then I suddenly let go without telling her.
To my surprise she continued gracefully down the street, entirely una-
ware of the glances of mingled surprise and wonderment bestowed upon her
by her many admirers.
I Edwin Roberts L7y'
Page 25 text:
THE BRIDGE OF LATIN
This is a dialogue between two school boys who are going to try to
cross the narrow bridge of Latin. Under the bridge is the river of Fail-
ure. The two boys are Carefulness and Carelessness. lCarefulness speaks
first: " "
' HI am going to cross this bridge of Latin,step by step, as I have
heard that it has to be crossed carefully.n '
UI am going to rush across and get there quickly. If I only touch
the high steps, I shall be able to make it.U
UYes, but if you don't touch the low steps as well as the high ones,
you will find that when you are on the bridge, the steps get farther apart.
By the time you reach the middle, you will be exhausted, and,will have to
give it up, or fall into the river of Failure.H
NWell-l-a, I can see your point, and I think I had better follow your
Edward Tscheekar H9y'
' ALMOST AN ADVENTURE
One bright day in summer, Tom, a boy of thirteen years,decided that
he would go out for a trip in his new boat, NQueen.U
It happened that the wind was strong enough to make it sail at a fair
speed. After he had eaten his lunch on an island, he fell asleep. In a
few moments he was awakened by some talking. . I '
'He jumped up quickly, and quietly climbed a tree. He heard some one
say that he had hidden a treasure in a tree. Then to his surprise, he saw
a group of his own chums who had come there seeking adventure. He hailed
them and some of the boys rode home with him in his sail boat. '
Thus ended a perfect day as far as the boys were concerned in spite of
the fact that Tom had met with no real adventure.
thx! Q, Catherine Bianchetta H7yU
ff , s ew
. HISTORY LESSONS
The O7 girls have studied how the United States won the respect of
the world, and how the beautiful city of Washington grew. '
It is very interesting to study how the White House was built. It
was very miserable and uncomfortable at first, but now it is a beautiful
and comfortable home for the president and his family.
' ' Blanche Cornetti O7G
Page 27 text:
A MAIL FLIER'S EXPERIENCE
It was six o'clock in the morning and Leland Roberts was walking a-
cross the field to the mail plane which he was to fly. It was being
wheeled out of the hangar by the mechanics. The powerful motors were
warmed up for the flight, and the mail was loaded into the mail compart-
e Leland then climbed into the cockpit and looked over his instruments
He gave the signal to pull the blocks, which was immediately done. Then
he taxied down the field so he could take
off into the wind.
The engine roared and the plane raced down the field to a perfect
-take-off. He gazed at his altimeterg it showed one hundred feet. He gen-
tly pulled back on the stick and the plane began to climb.
The next time Leland looked it showed six thousand feet. He then
turned the nose of the plane towards the distant city to which he was to
fly with the mail. Five minutes later he
suddenly gasped at the sight be-
fore him. Little streams of black smoke pouring from his engine curled
back along the fuselage, Then fire spurted from the engine. h
He shut off the engine and climbed
kicked himself free. Leland waited until
pulled the rip cord of his parachute. It
tled towards earth. He watched the plane
. Two hours later he was back at the
pilots about it. ,
out of the cockpit. Then he
he was at a safe distance and
jerked him viciously, then set-
tail spin to destruction below.
flying field telling the other
Norman Anderson L7y'
AN EXCITIOG BOAT RIDE . '
Last summer my parents and I had a
splendid vacation at Lake Tahoe
high up at the summit of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is a spacious
lake fed by the melting snow of the mountains. The water is extremely
cold and at times seems a deep green and at other times, a deep blue,
Trees, shrubs, and flowers grow in profusion:
During the first days spent at the
lake, my brother and I hiked. On
the third day we decided to take a canoe and explore the lake. We had pad-
dled far out into
mined to head for
in vain. We were
to use all of our
matters worse, it
ble to reach camo.
the lake before we noticed a squall coming, We deter-
shore, but the wind blew stronger and our efforts were
blown at such a speed, that I became frightened. We had
strength to keep the canoe from tipping over, To make
began to rain. With the wind against us, it was impossi-
Graduallyhthe wind became calmer and the rain fell more gently. We
were then able to paddle for the shore.
It was dusk when we arrived at our
wet and cold, we did not suffer from this
starting point. Although we were
Joseph Johnston L8yU
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