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An Unappreciated Gift

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There is x departmoat woman in Washington whosa fondaess for psts is known to all her frieruls. Not long ao a woman who boards ia the same house with her bouglit a squirrel in a casje, and to g-lvo her a pleasaut surprise put it in her room one afternoon. The department woman cama home and went to her room. Sha did not appear at dinner, There was nolig-htin her room. Not a sound waa heard from her. At last, lats in the evenin.T-, her friends bog-an to ba v.-oi-ried about lier aivl ons of them .vent up anï Unoek?1 ou the door. TIic aepartmeat woma.i was within and in ;i whisper sha answere.l the knoei;. "Í can't stir," she suid. "Some addleheaded fooi has put a squirrel ia her.) ;uul it's rot out of ths cag-o. time I try to strike a Light it fiies all around the room. It's torn a big hole in the lace curta ín ind srnashed two of my vases. Thera's an ink bott!e on the bureau, and I don'tdaró more for iear he'll knoeit th;it off next. Wbat am [going todo?" Théra was a consultación outsida, but nobody could think of anythinjf tp do. The department woraan stood it until nearly midniht. and th.n her wrath ths batter of her prudence bhe declarod ahe'd lig-ht tha ras if the squirrel broke everythin n the room. And wheu the g-as wat ighted there was the squirrei safe in lis cage agaia. But the woraan who )OUg-ht him has found another boardnj; oit"" i


Ann Arbor Argus
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