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THE GUARDIAN, DECEMBER 17, 1927 Page Twenty-Seven 2 ~uFrln~Eul!l,!ml1~mt!~Jsp,lilli~ll~nl:l',:ml :il::lti:!!Jml:li~l,i,~mllli:ll~ll~ animal, and full of joy I put him on I Once more night came, amt slowly shepherd's hut I found myself again, tcrackting of the fire broke th.o si- eled him. But soou l was to see thatlfrom any human being, high up in had come to save my If're at t.he risk ....... m my shoulders after I had disembow-lhorror stole nearer to me. Alone, far surrounded by my companions who lence. ~ .. { ~'qi~in the faint light of dusk it was dan-lthe rocks, amid stone and me, with- of their own. ! SHE HADN'T FOUND IT TttE CHAMOIS-HUNTER I : gerous to risk the diseent. So lwaslout fire, without light [ l "Never before had l heard thel lwell content when I found a charcoal[ The Dawn of Christmas. IChristmas bells of my native vfilageJ From the Nashville Journal i Christmas Story of the IV J[ I ~ burner's .... hut and knew I emht pass] "But ~ , 'I'here " " ~1 r~,.ro] people who have grown uplsound .o lo, ely as on the da:v I re- was a tnmd knock at the ]the night there and return in theJin the mountains can stand a lot, and]turned home, and mnid the congrega-Idoor. "If you please, Mnd lady," By l)r. FredericdFunder, - T4, ~~ early hours of the morning ,. *. .... " ,, , " [ ' [so I sum lved thls mght too, and also hen, surrounded by my dear ones,[said the beggar, Ire lost my right A Terrible Awakening. Ithe next (lay which frustrated every knelt before the carved Crib, hke one ]leg-- (Written for N. C. W. C. News Service Christmas Supp] } ~ ~ ' " ? ~ "i was tired, and wrapped in my[attempt of mine to escape from my [of the shepherds who at Bethlehem "Well, it ain't here," retorted the overcoat I soon fell asleep. It may]prison. On the third night I thought]knelt to adore the Divine Chiht." Jwoman of the house as she slammed ' ~ have been about midnight when a[that the cave I was in would become] The old man ceased and only the the door. ~I~|~]~$~m~iilIi~n~l~Ni~n~r~IM~N~jl2'~u~IINi~l~I~[!h~N~!~IIII~uiI[~mII~uiI~I~w~1~II~l~ [ terrible uproar awakened me. Re- | my grave. At times my mind wan- [ echeing from the rocks, as if eoming]dered. The next day was Christmas n. ~. he rector of Hmterrms. lqulte a distance And there it hal)- der was rolling. It was a thunder-lmy wife and children assembled round l | ~ "|]" tX ~A[ . * l P /'Ill 17" 1 | ~t~aY In the loneliness of thelpened, in the week before Christmas. storm in December, a very rare oc-lthe Christmas tree and myself amongl I DUlmm iuamna,s oI _at, runes ! hplns, between the stone giants[It was a December day of extraor- currenee in this part of the country,[them. Then I was brought back toll | (h~is~?Wendel Range he dwells[dinary mildness and only on the high- caused by the extraordinary warm[the horrible reality. Evidently I was[[ ~ " ~ , a 1-, ~ , | TL"~0 Woodehoppers and hunt-[er summits was there only snow. On teml)erature that had prevailed dur-[drawing near my end; already I felt] ] t, ommon lt rlCK, ~cme race lt~rlCK ,s-~ ,tuSCany seeking him out . may[. the pasture below the slo)ei I had ing the day. One flash of lightning]that my limbs began to freeze. When l I R fi "" " ' ntai. one of three existing started an old chamois buck Ite was was succeeded by another striking[it dawned the wavering fogs betow/] OO ng laster [ en t'[fiasses" This time I had[:,~ ruffled black fellow such as I had the rocl,:s with terrific crash. [me began to disperce, and I saw the [J Cement Line [ . "~ Steepest of these and on nevel seen befo]e, with mtle,s almost ]ii!:b::~:~!~:e!~ddh * I hoo ,,:;,,RILEY FEEl) M G. COMPA I :aaYMba:k' it had rained in tr- I tw spans high" This ld fellw I @~!nid! : i(~, ~i ; : F NY , so terribly thatl,va.tod to bag had left in, ho e, '?h :t c ) ,|0w;'.d_~ce IL.tiad thought Iwouldltbe hnapsack well filled with provi-;;rou*ght a fitdl 2/x l(i ." ....lit n,,uwn.,.,satthewellpreeipice.sheltered % itsi"nSmi,d~fr which I was ....... thankful, for worse, the rocks S.ere as if covered[image of t was[mountain the a|l Merciful was ~"~ I ! Phone 1021 '. i -~wner~, * -.~ ~ t tal ...... c t~o dass before I with glass. A single step on the slip-~ing on the wood--wouht He not be/I ~ | the f~._u s. tent. Between myseit could come back. It was a day of pery stone might hurl me down a ]merciful to me to on the day on which [ | urester whom I had met on ,,lorious ~unshinc l,~(t the lo(k, ~ay, wa~ -~ .... '- ~ .; s " ~ - : ".', precipice. I we celebrate the beautiful festiwd of [U' ~l~,. of t~ u~e open fire m the p,t-Jpeaks rose hiffh over the brown moun- I hol)ed that dt.lmg the day the l ths mercifulness: lhs Incarnahon? 1.~ .......................................................................... i streto? Stone hearth into which I tain meadows, looking like the white ,:un wouht come out and soften the ] Believe me, Doctor, at that hme, i i ng :~:eo our tired feet with alcones of ~g'ar from the larder of a ice but it was again a stormy daylwhile my strength was vanishing. I -- . grateful relaxation. From ]rdant. a~ ha, been the day before.I wasI prayed as I had never prayed from ! ~:~ckerbockers that were soaked 1~ ,, . ' ~ * SpOnge. th~ ~.~ .............. I My chamois huck was peacefully caught, ttad this black buck that was|the bottom of my soul. I i uaM rseifir- ,. ' n .......... the cosy" warmtht"of browsing amidst his family., close u]- l,nl~'" by. my. side,, been sonic," sort. of/ ,a.s in ast'.e' s, mi-con ciouslt, DAlPH Pllfi|llt~ltl g _~H ake a fo ....... Ider the rocky slopes when I first saw ~ devil that he had led me this way~ ness an ' '~ " ~ ~ : R|J'ils-N I~Se~t~Ul~V|~ ~ ~'~l srn0k g, mlxeu wm~ . . ...... ~ .... * s " ] .~ d ,wth one foot on the ~erge ]l ! e frol ......... hm:. But whether it was siml)ly a I fired by gun to ~;:all for help though]of eternity, when I had a vague ira- I i ' -- " ~'. [ t~--. n.~. p,pes. ~exore us,, ' ' I knew that no one hved in this des' FuneralDlrector ~ t)lue fl ..... , , I crow that betrayed my coming, or a and EmbalmersS ! ~s'- ames, slmmereu a (w-t . " """ ' " err of rocks. Only the ectio froln P;~:2mn if~da:t:bltes:nu::sn~tnld ~ul~a~e Yrolese ~. ..... I~tone started from the leoge oy which k - Ul.AI conslSl;lng O1 t . ,, 'bUtter and fl .... ti was approaching ~nem, suddenly a mountains answered nle. I did not my gun. And then slowly came ~ ! y grey.b o,.~ uur. . , , [note of waruing came from one among suffer hunger yet, but Iknew that] nearer the noise of ice-axes striking] ! ~-~T~VTn "r~T "r~'Tw'r:~ a r~,rr ~ x~'c~ A c~ ! ra- e-.ueu compamon nao. I at th~s height I should not Ion- be Y Silent, and ~ ...... I the heard anti a second later the ani-" '." ' . - g [the rock, and the voices approached. ] I 'IINI~ I31~UJJ~ xaxl%lX2-klNi~2-k~ i ed 0"" 'nile l~l]e s~;orln | , . ,, u~si~ .... ]no raged around our rams were. awa.y ann up the rocks. In able to resist the cold weather. It It was like a dream to me when a i i i he Stared ........... Ifollowlng the black buck I soon learn- [ op . s ung around my body a d] I ' I had hardly room to stretch my limbs, r e was 1 n ~ r. ~rfll' ,,,~o uae Ilre, wl~n nlsn . . t,' dei broad shoulders oen~" " ior-" t/ed I had to deal with an exper|enccd which became .stiffer and .stiffer: / l I felt m-selfy g~--'i~'(nng oo~" rn. hi" a ]1 .~l " i'-" _ ep in t ,,,m., ~ ~_~ ~=:....~_ |fellow. I had to cross from range ,.., .............. , " ,ii,im,llllmi',i,lm,l,,minl ,l ,I I, I, ,llm,llImlIl,lm,,iii| I ......... ] 4 .......................................................................... "+ v,eased, - ,., ..... /to range, from gulley to gulley, but ~.A~ A~A! ............. ,-, , ...... , ......... I ancl (ii{l nor, OlsLurD . . frlreali ~.~,~ . ,~. ..... ~never could I get w~thln range. AI- V'~"~'~'v'~'~'~"~"v~-' - ......... - ............'-'-'--'--'-' ~:-- --= = ~eup~ed ...:..~ ~. ,~_ ^,~|ready it was past noon and still we IIIlll~nllll~ill!lnItl~llIIil~fIIIIllIIIl~llllllBilnlllllllIIIlil~lIIllnilIIll ] --------'~'=------- --- = the IIIIIIlU I)J[. LII~ I~1 1.1 | / 1 T~ J ~1 1- ~ t 1~ /went mgner. ~epeatemy ~ tnougn~ " ' ] '~Idenly he r" ' .... [the. old fellow bad disappeared, when HAMMANS Comphments of :,,~, alseo nis neau ano / ' " * i ~ou k ......... ~suddenly ne woum reappear on a rock ,e ,ow .lr n arsp, ze, .-.-..... Meyers-Groom Dry i nnuncu oel~alrn, Doctor " '- ~ l in the distance, as if wanting to make & i Pas .... , (Ion t yOU I ~ "" 'h ~e~l by it toda-, " " [a fool of me. fi~:dI S'lently riodded, he again [ "I had been caught bv ~.he 'buck-~L~LU9 inc. i killglllquiet for a while, then, ]fever,' and SO I ctimbed on. The \ Goods o v i an Undertone, he remark-[early dusk of a December day had 2k t* Com an i ;a&at I )nee I h |set in. Now I wanted to return, but STUTTGART, ARK. S A -TUTTG RT ~' and- ad a bad experience up ~in that very instant the buck was ShOUld I Shall never for,-et~, it e~en, ,[st mdin~t ~ between dwarf-],ines.." in' t]ont'. , ARK. PINE BLUFF , ' to be a hundred years I of me and a moment later ho fell, hit illltlNi[lltnlll~lnlltlIllttilill[ilntlltlnlIli[Ml[iilUltlt,lllN~llL[ltlIl~ I ']'ell*de fin the shoulder blades, from the shot ~'--aI:AAA~a~~'~al I ARK ~~I~I~ ~'~l~'~llr ~" ~" ~r ,_,_, , , , , , , , , ,._, , , , , , , , * Sepp." ~fired from my gun. lie was a capital ii,,,NtftiinltlliltllillIlllmiIillf!illl!l~ltllillti!!lllilil~lllillti ....... '-'- ..... '-' ' '" ' '-.-' , ,-, Story. ]11 . II ' ~s cup with claret from and started. Was thirty years ago, and Imagine that I was a ~e~ow ~ather proud of his prowess At home I had a dear Youngsters who were mY heart, but to go over the on the trail of deer and rny greatest joy. 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