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Newspaper TitleGoulburn Herald (NSW : 1881 - 1907)
Trove TitleThe Old Pressman's Last Christmas Story
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T Jl I:N,=ATf1AS IVORY. itJt, 1 T' wTtrr'>, - r .?, ,; r , `;bra Johnr Traoratyi , oe r " Te,? fy-" f:oia he" w+3e merr gearally tcled in fr'o cirf, W' o ner of thamr oeidrri 1'i.'l h ar trn et '.h ineto .`h5lve'r[o fit thec aopre` yprir" Ifitf 'Ira : , ..' i ".. r t:: ', : . ';' i 1'o oF'? . p 1,'r. h e is/]1i 0. .Vn L170c ,1i ~ti.cc c ~ , .i :'l..i 00..1 . ".d 1' 1 t h ri f -',", n ", .;" { , :. :1'i' ..:: y+ r:, :a1i , , ath 'r ,.'1`e "re' r r l . w(& hrs:,n n of o itai in ,i+', ,i rno f hi n rC{ :, r,>ilrc:1-, ;' 10:,? : 010.`, 1: % ? in r1ino of t, his '.c"." " lt a d'rx:(ro at. ht, ,hof VYA9 P llt,:rr.ry har:,: 1'f ra,r;;r,..sir, 1'.;1',rd" John Fao c o ha; 'r pn:21 itl.i? l ba t,, t , lf,'il-1 a":0 .,' l Sler in riei?0.11;1 ,astr:'? ;,: trh old crib h'iefO f , Ii.ork 1,0,1 '0i0o aoin o ii hint af r: ,e n :,llt II,, l h:. wne kr''on rof ,ico ( 1 i t ( fr l l f/ .,his o' fli: c ,nr, n'i i..t a,:nip iart yerot in piOr 0 0h,0 or, t : telt .' - 1' ccf ohio ocory he. c - :urao'i iret clolr?rcy oft -----t," , 0 a" ,hat bern i{t it~ familf*ir ?TiL t h f t,6 '.:rT?',h!:, tr aggliterary orinf ' ti tr "aan, tfri. Wff. lv trange 1 e( ,,a y h!in , 'h'r. I -e. niy rr rn atiniral y a 1::fT'cir1., a .t ol rei ft?'l lntee.a n aev th r l 110r.;, ro e ,fi ind .?eli rhino in bi;t frrtlnn:!: whiich f,r:,l:!lbt, it?r hi!"ll dei1y 011"' rd 1,ef M scribr iirfeiitn voer all bee I giv t h of artr for r ( fhritrn . atoery, fcr Swh~ich, wfi-i 00(1 f,,Smlt:?, h+J rt::,,dw(:1' 0 i''tfn"10o htl wr t:. Moir,, TIM rl:, 11-t) i%, saietear, short or ,<i.Harn aurone, and gnr5;o0llyw, n crudIrrO ,^fi ~re 1o,:t! at'" l Cott, ma.et . it, for r'r: .liee. literalneCrf, t .'7 to r'.mi iO . eel , : p. itae old ioan haTur 0th1 A t cO:ly r'-" Dvgpaper, tel tri , trte 1or 'i f rlcrr e'rco - q14ioe, fot a il l r eit h tle ft: rvite:,r tratntglyr ltWifr$, thf , oe ratr. I living geeiteol by rcef Tre, ry raiee nat ra ; ; 1?l hl, ?p r n~c ons ,1t ;with it': tev6r rcoflrrin r ,r d of ,,Eiier.hioa fil lva'tlvin t,r.tc to tchicll'e :l. , El.ir, ' f i pshineo, in i flt, or it,,re: ,of fic , t?,reu' it~ aft ;in e 0i1t, r'iol fo, lool' o t, fore rbail orthorlr;, (JhrrJ,.'rn l, t o: rrltry flirt, 7 f htil , rie.ly hitn, o r ? irylrn try kinr ;. forly Io it it cll rrn:: rLnt otd.h,]I cfe raolve?oety he1l aai,,el fl nit, i th, , speir cf , ion reer lfor r i Cl' ritml (rl?r tir?ry, lore 'hlio wol ienr e,.- ecb f l, hill reer' , livoly too pacuec ccife. 'Ilei fee'1, be intertocd, i ule ol l;h< raiee:h p rired :.u brAtnc for o th, cit. f " :ir r f:,.'r' ei t, S ti r ll nic . (ile'i.ry to rcit' c .',u ly re t e, ' ?ll.lelwfBt~y frll!,:or 001 0,? isitl urprofit gttloirote roprit, . feer n rils ; , f fr.f n iel ?tlaW clel r(1 , h dr u; A ery iWpl~lifre ir:(:" Atheod 11 ima !ofrll!',:L;/a poniri ofl gtIving fol eh, it flver, vich, il,., freilu, iea t0ido bLetM theeci,' wh l t, l . iflece fety of hliq aoollil flr-lh n~q. And ni,tr if lt willry c lr?to my rlrr.I (Olthtm1 thi'cnefee brl~ corenee anttc 1tt O cll'rcecririccg cr cc el ee o ef iefceec: eccc lWo will i , ,h f . hh r. ld .'ieo1lrNc y l dnc ]sph r?lcle, afril i the il fe ir oef eri ho ,l naeqfcoiicc Cr /er' 'oc heo lecelr:eit, leer r.hol crt luro c ife rite ,.tlirc, lifhtlerary lire, l the n fn rirly p lleil rd it~, .wr fic>l. for e it , te lre, f if il i e:. t , ftf lOe eo l thr ln f , ,blefe/ if? e'? i oth i. 'l'lrir fiflllecf i lo ef ,F elp r Mi l ,hr;ie "ve id 'rec. 1Iihcc ocoleceiel-le r e tcc ielf l Ca e Ce flocely intoroel. iC il eel c''rc''. feel roueem-CC i A to r ll a d r,1~ ii.. 'tdr, y I o fih old Iircro ite e e f C l e ,u l e roliti,'tr . able nodu f e ler ceee " c freeete, iecl io broul othew r wh11ay apotd 1, altl. 'tnill oilie l eluo jTer011 e I ho elfiC . ce tlyc(o t, oid o Itpr e I o e flirt i , for Olch t i .cly f t , l l ti f ChFe, i? Il el, ; er e; c ehih, l ieI it ia tro teil m c', ' I -, eo' tic fee, feepeo life r AiciCeru Io it i'ilf fefeVaneircy r lereo Ie wee cllf vjeifi chle .lifcc TCfelCOey faid il it tlo 1d o !: ' IceI le fi , .h a?ir 1c1, oe rf !ivi.le r ile ce ie o :,c.r , Ilitli ,rly .t oe tilrlw deori ly ite?eeioni ofeee ieo Cioiii c teoe fchit Itclc'ete lel of f he f ?ole l. e e rl, ii lr Ig taci l ole lt of till v/hf l ,oie , Ihrree gthin e thcc ,r;i plyiC f t tce ,e f ie r r eiev,, ni lcl lf ee ily, f ic n ,iol ohhl 'tly inow c lcif l eel l Ccle , ep 'ly ? ey Ie eh o hi (h iCftl' 1 c11etllll I l?l Ir i 011(1 will I fe of rob otC, ohildlhood. Ali for l~lm ohld 01; hirrde~li', io lrilce writ l, Es. cIsreee ce fll roun ed icc hpir n rilha, w livilI , thou.o L nt prolific !ranl of tht . 1 rl, ripb fo rp th n for thao rJic lec r'ceI "ie .... t i . T ihoc 111C' c , C!frifi' 1]C , of e il le Iee; b lcoefe hil l , miC' 1.,,i ,,ii , ,.I (ee 'i'c f1ee chilf viticot ly I.ha it: e, fo' fl, i ve r ie l ee -tiore ltnhee ccf itill,.l.y eel Cv " O tio f irC'e Wf Wior tm, a11 ,l u 1110 ,,r 10(1 ' l t:rrd,l old lih,h1 11,1 tholeleh ICet eel;ff Ot , h h r ,. 1lOInt o ICI h,? c bf Olce c i t :oe ec llf, lnd , i ill,,elhil!, e lyrl , til h old 1ctle tlla.rlthe hint .lt utiol of lil, h, n t tnxoio Chg ly 1thi hitlhrt, ,hro loolei w Icri ly , in 1 e ifh,, eeo ;,le proaflf6, 1ff Ice eIClCCL ' - for lie if. down hoi I v orl elifee CC' fell ovre eo herr thai'trcc en lnlllccree ecl cilef crei eel rcclceic c ril u . Ac feel ' f, w le. Icalc heic l " I, lice W nlI tC udor ly ityn cl ecaf rctcedol elde, iipinlnlinl, wel'eaviccl Cell C. e Iced jereefil broitcc f hi oee e lc reerchc c ol, repreicie feet thie rcetieer'e eel -* yequaoiiner f'fe io tch, roci ow, , elI, e feer fe htOi ,l lilmotriif cc. incet.eecceei ercee inC fle chlilef nvilcectfy f(ciefre, file elee cever ceccl stolil crry u chiely-/ he cff Ier e w/il wlorfkice aheed; eeover f ieiteleea chle I elh aI r 'ctlcerc leericl fe h l? t her til. e l wccc t. ff e hh h ,d fet l oie iciC e wl hildld 1le , ,eeChnci eec,,,e I I c ,fllt ttll le lo iflceely fl ,l Iite , c Ifficerf toc. l , Ice' luofoe waieeily ccf ceecl ceicee eefec plf dc11 t heir crf cih h ralf cvt ec fhic,, A' e , lel ccef, ci'lf, Ic" e e e he iinlcc, tendlierly' fecyiel Icec ficccl cc hi " cn?,? , loce, ccefnt ve y ; i?cy Icce noeCl ce . very mccll l?e-ic i1h , Ic11 f, if rill ifilon ice, Ciwecy,' c cc inaeee del I onicily, iccl tflrllef f fe cI I Ic Icc tc hl. iiluf ftce rchife iee ccct. eeeif iefiecl leer r wiint l the lf I yecceef co leed -c fhollcfr, d id teie inf, Ie li~,, ty ] flie wrfclccck le lcbro , cefec lgecely fheelic he ccii Irecee fie IIeef n cci af, If cc nn ee Uci nfiio co CyiJic fIl eecle, ceen tecnighf, yee 11th lecec ill tIyc weif h h h " c fit, fiflee hee lid e nelied Ie Oca cf, h irc, flei coyr y h l, c hecif tIe ilillf'iw. I lieiv'e icece fece ICuCch timCei ioicil . m cc i d Cifel tfhl t I cie. y Ihcc laid ul f 11Cr CC cly cor fece. ei , icy feove, I hove ecf'ceceflleecie feec fcrefe'' cf arei . Otcom~ee cccii if. ecl, i ai hile 1 re' f, i ?tti . thi~llf |l lei nlh i'elcrl ci~ fceifcecfh f'lhei lftce', i fayl i, I ccc chl i'e e tfii lhelh inbby aml lrch i',. Whit Jalltrl, horee ileicieetoc F11 ec,' ic ? i ee'f cr1 CCftel '.lo iii inlt, ri v, cifil hei odl, c . it chril, l e iii eice 'ace, wi edh, wlthe cilI I feihhill? ce~lcccrll; ice cell| fl!o:if ~ tIe'flr ilrcofwt lcla' i lie i ref l eeh l lIeh iiihlig, wacy c n ,cud u y ri o c h l' leei , (in ioichlceec hllcceh cltIcm thowe ulfe oulf cued heeclifcl ci v',ei ,?,fy lreeicc ovey l il, t cel Vicl efi e ccrii f lice lurute; ined tlh ef hcith II lihi;iCCni, m niC ngiC~ Ceffi'ece l flhleuglh ltce iniccce cclfleeeece'I ehe un ey ehrouglcereerr If. CVCs illieei'el ccaeeiryol' eceeltn niEght~ fecr lie ciisr ec' iee'ciff'ro't* u f Fci ilocce c le eec'eeh~ie fl u' eeeecl'licgt e icicle CCIE'eeol iin Ilee \'Iee' u ' fie hee l crity weoto bicoilircctfy hlfIefelhtechan the elcoef.

ke e"er va's, dritina'g as ieri.ik tra'e. aos a c li1meni't ilnaar i.tral in d"?1r t-.re t e(:rfd ?c , rearvel r rnre r/ nillerarms-"apdalae olig ht--Fithhn dcicad of diffia?,r.t ¢.n]6crer ln ters'r an.,d dazziin h, rhrndef.ia leare'ing. (ep p, ,site he nra:.nc, . attri.r; e'o., with r mat-rof-rss, t.intdl on Lht; p:.rl o ,h; dr ,?: rdl into this .w:h'.: a .a.n.er..r ,.e b?:ly err iren'l do:i",' ng a:r, knaii; of a... i r raaaereal akn nmt sic.?r i r,? ;qs::. (:?:A Iscrj'ý-s, acsjl, ": f ',, ar, rn:i; s?a . : ;7.i a t `ile '! '. , rl .7,.f of fait sitre't!, d e .l r n hfat )%.'%a. IT; -:.ra l to h-,v for o, S:,n eh' ali in hi .'ity to:n , ' the e,? r/: ^ ,h ff r.:Il lei. w',:: con :ire eel ia tO , : cit -n a ,d n a; . i : isles o f th e c ar ra,'ot. A, i;'t a ~lady anal g('frnleeai, :.;m, r nrfi?, d by e, it ri i, weell wr:o.p:p: in fort, c:m out of tn eo,,p cnrl r.?y,[p ,%, :hed,' its ? :" hicl', i 11' c; iid' .- ys on rai?? n ere p.ityin ?,ly t!o ;'ria. the arden', fend ao m;:rle h , tbhm.h al;h, wenld have spoklen ha hirm; bu, t. p entlera ?r, ntc.'.irinr the i te;n tion took hbr ,ently by athe arm, nrl ar,,p ly o;rderl ihr: bry to " hei, offy' Tl'hsn, aft.r l:inns, fie itt; hirl}, and spa?,.kins; a f-'e Iin4l7 ward; of rr 'e t, he ;Irler p?"epl,- wa-i er fari in-, arrna do-ir, tho s;ItriIet, 'he boy ret nrna?l to, hi;, oldH praHionr i e': fr,,n as ' sihery r t tonea, ra? l rt,:rdi is 't,' t he bit, o? rh n a? ' h,' a.rjftt hi.; hI.f'iavy ia,'e priorr t.o etrtinr" orn his: r ie. ?,nrl p vf'in- arvse.y. " ' f his cyes w;~er.rerd to tHi crriahrlir, r, h' n fr''i'~ai fl. ~ar ena ... a. pa ro r, :;hr e he w.. r?:?.omh?ed to a?rre tae it.er, .Iairl bhfetrtnirr to himr. "l:.i:elarantly thIe " waif " ?rioied to?war?rdsi f, e'atrrirale, find ntored with onre littl t eur foot, r,, t.h Iro a st:,p, ra/eitin i tier plrh,:n ri ofr hi', wnrrrnly€.rar nrsrl reirlrr. " iWhra li yniour namat ? " sht' i hlr es/! of bi., " ' e'y crl tri m ' l'rn,' .lienea,"'' hri far,:?'?seril, tryin.g to tug irat hie fore Itmk. " hy rdo n't y rou gr homrer " lse pu+ rid. " A in't gr, none," uitawerae t.he Cardi, tru',rlmpu . " Whr. re irr your reiotlr ? " te,a;inr tr:,:rd th i child, . " ;evrr hail iine," carr e ?trhe i harp for i. morat nei. f the cr hil. i, ther , cri r rihn ,s a p.,) ;a r 'il la n ,br ,-fo u ?n ,rl d b y Lh il 10 ene, r r'hvairior, ; t ners ;n 'er:nly s:toor p int!, ;:ho plebu lip l rnen'thilqnp rAnd Ih, l it ,,(it, La t ;h boy. " Her., 'sarm;" ;:,: raid, "it , nit e warm wrap for on, ria iare( iv;a 7l nise( toy--(t b'reairfi. fli trnre:ifix. I H:re, tak.' them; I wi.ih yo?' rad alt Lornao, and a mehertr. It in my lirtthdsiy, and I can give thesea rto your. 'shi.r thrin !" ,I'ayinr; a/bich shea tlran', lhei?m on hirm, jn?a?l at. tihe car. itn timovi tl off. 1'i rn rar.,,ir t :eorererd or two beril rlherred ; fit, runnitng ?after the coacr.h, he rniirr ,lr on 'h1 i , efriref'e iih ird arnd lr- e r. i :n., it awent. lie wna'ariliei fhe. ehilr ta:enr ir:ir fe.h he . b .natif? l , fn. ion? .p il, vahere they st.opieel,. f'leer, c'sf it, v'/hie(: e tr ovieal on r. ain, f er e i.i.h: heavily iind rmoave over t.o i, lfer r bIoii l: of e :a efi:r ldhin opjfire nrife, Ile leid diowir i",( sara:n l hie,. :llf up rin tried to erarep, but in eai. Ile thoughtri ,w' ore t'r , lre, :y . ie. h hits rie'/ Ipo;seern:iont, rand fthe fatrt he htad Ielaeen in, what, Itpl?e?reee tr him rto be an f.i,y tail,. IfU 1twrr:n thl chi:its of the r'eifoldinf a aflrste ofr oorire .ra f poir:d in, suri ir, srtridl tho curtef, tfif crtua fix i th 1 is !,t, gy ol , nd w mnderin rgly enrvryr4l it. It. wrlea i rye ysftery to hire, for hin f re hr :erdl i frigner itnf.nry tler iof ti Orrn(raar ni it aiil~it school hied ly flin, I oa?.enfr d il iShe ion, 1i1 fuat, )r leanw ? n, r glf, to tea hiif rn ra-ervOl inod ino more. Iuvrotnrlily he wr'applfd il ul, in lhie wrap, cluli.+ himself up n( i i iin t rntfh rthis ieirno fthirlior tle ii litd', dr,, i?ol tried once more fto I,: r. p. It w n no ea, the. feo 1leon of hie young bI:infehnrem'rn had it fiatnili-. liot for himr, uint flo i'eorl rain pro if r rd towaud it. It rene! jut atwo 'nloeh sis he reached the riile in front of if. 'lIlon he .ul, dorlwn, rnd bofore Ihe irrv' whore he war hoe l l waslin bfring eldf irarning, JIlo Ithinuft hle n?r I. lf Ot r Initrion, which wre aill lit if, ie?ma trifill;y, inl the little girl ap Ipr ri it re t sie uni alr . Bo light, it all ippieurre'.--anirl Idionly he wnetr withi fe iort. hier oyou wore ilrzzled. I .ght I it w e irlsieeid light, for tfio tr, fnriee arie in flinae.i Alroeady nrurnlrrlrr of peoplel wiora hrurrying to IIe spat, f rrnticlly hf rilirher thrroulffh fire nro'wd, rndl incohorrf lrrtly ilunedf if the " little girl" wae relufr. The only inforrtnfio? in l picliled uil, lwa from it tnirvl, t, nwhor war trllirg tr fir police it peef.or hurriedly thaint the. " nrnter , inr(I eei '' Vrn wern ,It a hall, rsiid their Ii tLiIe ditnghterr mlitee lfl?rny wer. iii hfer hirirot in tl ue third eerry, fabove whe,.ri tfr firo wa' ra'gingi. p 1,i'lii wr' nli fI1r' frairrh and fr{iitr h, thirr room. ,feeert it thltf m niif)irrait i. fittl i ffirri laflar t ii whilt wer rierved to Ie, ealuliirg alt tlhr wr.irowni ho. li hk of r tie'orrr o. tfire ifrliefi? a rue wrre reaii y diileinguinh. nhl r in t i, riddly litffht, tudi ii friri cry "ernif, fip fi-rror tif l rrwd nt thl thoI iir , of whni if, nghlft fippenn. .firt . i ii, h ri rr err runctiun frr, frliiiirr, rirrif lhie frelrfr err girl radr aI, allow thf iCriefe.eeilr, rorm lo panfe . i'fwiftly it wanl hliririd ir lie. h pot, auld epoudily fur fiaihder wnie hfii e nriert tfirr will in lorre pr1oximritr to thf winflow frori whirh tire chihl hari ihlrerly foinr driven fy thf eerrie. A lir'ean hlrr iieliifoifly an ri. , i if iieo rluici ly rerrrr fiieaftn eelek nerearcI'1ir anti ai11',r. cetenf1, for fur fir lerree nanrd reinoke rIVohliiri the whele I hngrth of n th, Ihuhler'. Tlh,,l lanot{hr firoman anuoyed fire rueiort--rily tI, fril, Tinu ferfi' hinio thiy wr' eIriritern baer,. Thun iiiiri1iienu1, wlie ii ir'1oir rirn1f nrii,1aul. lii'r Prin w I fr'iiha Itld flhtd hilher and thither-.... Anld ,jte, hiero nudreld UnclaerfI 'l'rlvelru.ie ,'r i 'ifi'. lhe fct.lini.t.e of ,heriir ur lrarlc-iron down at tho hat , ir ' l'et, tf thie nirrativ, rainh fir' a ri mertlrilr1f, fhhe i'a-11riinlrerl hlltff'.rrrrfr. hiii;. At hf .,lai eid i ---" inreele, oih I i1n1 le, th e tr'y re',' feue 10nire e I o ic.r'y,' nit I inure reeler hr ealfearere0 from the? uhl wr'iher. " ririr1 , inelr i, r]f I iI eir, rijoiliak to I hue " nh l chil a'id; but eif tlthore i'li r i n '1r1 a'r. 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mrnol:r-r Cro F y rs.- thr f-,- mifft hr w h-- i^.' iom d th i.? t is y..IC t.e ife of I ' itrle r,?. hter3, f r, L,,?r n ?t a n ,i; tt, o : e f t,. . l, as, ti, rc :G d br. t l ir: pL' y arc .t ad the yar de thd: Sny wSi 50e A. W,:? a,; Md 6o m% so -,in t. toi n: ;.'. r- . , :a t":: r..r:t , o ? o:l r9 tEq,," Ifa-5 y tan , l ftr L .: g ,lriida at P?, .,,,"w°" c[ wu-d o, knyow9 how rd:. i ,o r iwls 't!e :? .a tb; re ; two 'bnr-i r-' sc-c ~n-riL err, Esh I - oa r rvic," r ied. ha r c ,r - rn :n, " rnd in teaching" yet,-, ..,:-,? Xov. ceIvaa. Ta P;t.?, yoF nharll ro mUr M ,tn lars ; yeli-' ar . P -I -l l --u. lp aI ant c: ye la y A, Boo w-hs i y ave a La:-sd.w Itr : eoerc' ar- Sha r?n--'r in, s-? d ah? "eacn h -a nf y:ehinIa cet, m f o ralnd sl,'ndos.n te err'-t o aa'il: Ihall boe o .ar w ?t f?ar r- :r 'vt cki. mhn,a "aidfa tcihiGngfth yon-rainu m .?r ,?y, l': ,r r n Szfl.I i tL- trn? ?ic.. Gro- wc rill - tlhi wondVous Wloerd our sac _ Ed Pac, yir shaH S ror th, n l rng '- ,n,-each. i A Ae r L.'e - i o i . -?he hie-t- r A..c fe c lye Ir-rv r co. I 1f ne en?r, an tL o , arnc rand oaner magnif Ticngr' t Eai ranE etaes a, mcona bar ean, tf:, na. "oat Pgro t" co Ga- r in a Eoiy, " f th G! prcE i Z r U Loat ' ' J e'clok in i the matrre, n-grI an ? a?ait is ea-i ,and the itness of:,~ mi?or! of ne tropal andy dd oiCi:e. T e sto ele arcee- o?r e.?y a-a: aront ,.alarrmrIoly soo The tietr. Tn hi i leesded tfac pen sIo hra- ey with a ie to tiding hen phri roml Jorhn fr-eaty a story, leiss lt rcy en the- i hi t e an d te he.d is Irel ren or she i,-l dvs 're mof tie ai .rein the 'r g chrrir Japne is aso faisnt c:-. Iiao vnl of Uncle Trn c .ves. T rsatloce, overpowered Iy ta ture. r Lowbly the doi or spre:s and twoe g/t-,tlrtoene mr-al: quietly in. " 'Tis as i ter ed," onCh of thetsy the afene mroikireg ai strs?ay etoirnation of tie ohld tar, vwhv still sets, or rather te lireas in the aled arclir. " Dnead i siieng cdind eavhe eased ahim of foeare y t eo when te old wrran down stairrng sent word tsr me. Tfee f c-or eldfellowr has bhee very Lad for days platr. lit now let us give our att en tion to ties little one." Beet at t?sign from ties other viitor the doctor--fur sseh lee w~as?-stopped ciand kept, ile odalii e" D tSee here, doctor, a letedr, addrese to mre. Lie ten he ild I rea it."o t"Mr. endiord oPlear u e moorTe for finishlngUnle To raveaty's hist rilt'r story. 1Isives takena very ill frnd coeld ent writs. I ispso you will for glee mes. I leave drawn a? rcd marie whore Unloe left off, and-" te.es little hand and rain had vi debetly roftsen frthe ter douitye at theb hWell, whao r suhrll yeo do 2" alted ties medical man with some concern of hii coenpaioe, sue at tie crime time eeeslee leis oeyere seepieiousy. leuid?e the whdoole adr a eristas torye. If I am n mietal irne it " ill r parerticularly well received." Arit dit iso wreites to s ay m,orpe th?t tie Ngtive carId have drawnaed hma; I Tear:d litl wand anod brain adowvi Old Ptresed uan'r Latr uthri tms Story ell" was well receivey d ands hist, oupnog nly e n e joyed tion to s the ite wole.a" Crsta tory Ifp eIlamnotmctenitwl !,o particularl whill reeived."An it Mr nEdlestor-ypleraps, frint mhe fo Old PhingUncle TLavsty' Christma rnS tory " Hwa wll raeceivedyil and ethoogly refjyed.frhrdt tti