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fping my ears to waiting until the very lest mlnutetow.
begin to prepare my lessons thinking that the teecheri
well perhaps say, HBe sure and have you lesson in thef
morning.H I - 9
Then, too, every night I stey up es late as possf
ible, even if I have nothing to do but to stare at i
the ceiling. Anyway, I stay up late enough so that '
I shall be sleepy and crebby the next morning in Eng-
lish class Cwhicn meets the first period. ,
I Always do everything else befose I begin to
work on English so that I shell not have enough time
to do English. I always like to finish what I begin
as soon es possible after stgrting it end since I
never have enough time to begin to prepsre English it
is never done. . I A '
The teacher is always asking us to correct our '4
speech but I guess I talk too fest to slow down in 5
order to correct my speech end use the right work in-4
stead of the wrong one. I
Everyone else gets his lessons in on time, but '
since I like to be different I never have my English 1
whether it's required, wanted, needed or not. . Q
English is an interesting subject for those who 5
think sok but for mo, I'd rather ---- Wash dishes. I
Ruth Werner 3
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SHADES or PAUL BUNYAN. Q
As I Wes peddling down Peshastin Creek many 2
years ego, I heard e rumbling noise far away. I won-'
dered if it was thunder announcing the approach of n i
storm. But ns I paddled on, the booming became louder
and louder until it was almost deafening. ?
Just esAI rounded e bend in the creek I snw bc- Q
fore me n mammoth blue ox. From its harness stretched
.on a cable which Wes fastened to a mountnin peak cnpg
pod with snow. The ox seemed to be draggin the monnte
ein along with ease. Then I beheld the driver, who 1
was the largest men I had ever seen. He wus taller 5
than the tallest fir trees. , i 'Q
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Page 107 text:
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1 round in the rock below nim, while ne sat waiting
for the bass to bite. He was oblivious of everything
except the joy of living end soon he wus again in
Spring Fever Landg . .
f The bank on which he was-sitting,'jutted far out-
kver the deep water, and in summer made a fine diving
I Suddenly a big tug was felt on the line which
Hank held so loosely. Oh! Boy! What must be a whopper
bf a fish,H said Hank under his breeth, And it Las.
Me tried to regain his balance but gust then the bank
gave way. Shortly, Hank joined a school of fishes.
Fefswam to a less steep bank, pulled himself out onto
mhe bank minus, hat, pole, fish, day dreams and good
umor. The only things he guined were a good ducking
nd a bad cold.
- fCold and miserable, he dragged himself home and,
bubmitted.meekly to his mother's scoldings and to her
ply family cold remedies. f'
3 Two weeks later, Hank returned to school, very
pale after his severe attack of pneumonia, which only
he best doctor from Pittsvilleg twenty-five miles
away, had been able to conquer in so short a time.
5 He found himself confronted with one half day's
nexcusable absence. In a short time, thc,teacher who
as really not so cruel as Hank imagined,-marked the
plack spot off the book, thinking that two weeks of
Pneumonia had done more to cure his Spring Fever than
Fould any amount of rubber hosing.. .' .. .' "
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3- English isua rather queer subject. Oh! I like
it well enough but it ,just doesn't agree with me. It
dsn't hard to listen, but I usually keep my ears stop-
,ped so I'll be sure not to know what the teacher talk
it However, stopping the ears is rather bothersome,
Iespecially if you want to whisper for you can't hear
ct is said to you4 I change alternately from stopQ
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Page 109 text:
When he saw me he halted his ox and motioned for-
e to come ashore. I stood on the bank as if frozen
there. But when he motioned to me a second time I
shook off my fright and decided to do as he bade me.
I walked up to his feet and he stooped down to
ick me up. He held me on his foreginger while we
elked. He told me hc was Paul Bunyan. Then he
sked me what was doing in that Uneek of thc wooden
I told him I had been hunting but was unlucky
or I had only shot three hundred elephants, sixty
olecats, 5415 grizzly bears, and two and two thirds
ea lions. He said that that was too bad and that he
ould take me to a place where I should find some
But before he was able to go anywhere else he
ad to take the mountain peak down to Kiatucky, be-
ause the mountains were wearing.off down there. I
aid that I should like to go along, so he put me
p on the brim of his sombrero and we started. From
leven o'clock until six thirty that night we journ-
yed toward Kentucky with the mountain. fhat night
e camped down in Louisiana near the Mississippi
n whose bank stood an oak treeg the tallest tree
n the world.
After Paul had pulled up a few trees with which
built a fine he strode off into the darkness.
out fifteen minutes later he returned with two
.rge hogs and twenty one geese. He put these on to
ok and than began to tell me of some his adventures
said that this oak tree was the only tree in the
rld thller than hog and that it only had him
b sted by two thousanths of an inch.
' HH related a few of his experiences as a
1 ggcr up in Wisconsin. ihen he told about the '
ctic foxes now at the north pole, which were brought
b him from Central Africa, when the equator changed
f om the north pole to the position in which it is now.
He said that we should do our hunting over in the
Y llowstone country.
As soon as supper was ready he gave me a goose and
he had eaten, he told me a few more of his very
a front quarter of one hog, and he atc the rest. fff,,
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