Image from page 458 of “St. Nicholas [serial]” (1873)
Title: St. Nicholas [serial]
Year: 1873 (1870s)
Authors: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
Subjects: Children’s literature
Publisher: [New York : Scribner & Co.]
Contributing Library: Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Digitizing Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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ion he took along the heroic priestswho established the mission of Zuiii. There are a great many other old Spanishautographs on the sheer walls of the Morro;but not all have been deciphered. Of the are those of Lieutenant Simpson and his scien-tific companion Kern — doubtless the first of usto visit the spot. The other Saxon names arerecent and unimportant. I am sure that if any reader of St. Nicho-las had any one of those old autographs in hisalbum, he would guard it jealously; and it isa shame that we are neglecting that noblestone book of the Morro. A few more years Jlritortio OS JJ± V A SHORT INSCK1PT10N. and a few more vandals, and nothing will beleft of what now makes the rock so precious.The Government should protect it, as it wouldbe protected in any other civilized land; andwhen some of you get into Congress, I hopeyou will look to this and other such duties.Otherwise the next generation will lose a uniqueand priceless treasure. gy^ow Michaels Bullet OpoiLED IQMMys Picnic.
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By Frank W. Sage. Hurrah ! Now I can go to the picnic,after all! cried Tommy, bursting into thekitchen where his mother was making jelly. Michael says his bullet does nt hurt nearlyso much now, and he thinks it is nt going torain, after all. Tommys feelings had undergone a severetrial that morning. While the family were atbreakfast, Michael, the hired manager of hismothers farm, had come in upon them withthe announcement that a bullet he had carriedin his shoulder since the war had been paininghim all night. As a weather-indicator thatbullet was almost as reliable as a barometer. On various occasions, when Tommy hadplanned to go fishing or swimming, that samebullet had perversely predicted rain. And theprediction usually proved correct; the raincame, though not always upon their farm;sometimes it was over in the adjoining county.When that happened, Tommy regarded it in thelight of a rather mean practical joke at his ex-pense, holding Michael responsible accordingly. See here, Mr. Mich
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