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Cleveland On A Bob-sled

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On one of city snowslidcs President Elect ( 'levelaiid Itoodlaal night. llewa miitlU'il to the ehln, but apëeared to b oold. The hlll was thronged wlth comI ers. Beantitul Albany belles ere OU n torce, iiccoinpunied by their escorts The soowpath mi dotted wlth iwtftl; riishing sleds, decked witb lovely jrirls ii gay iittire. Mr. Cleveland was a passiv spectator of the anímate'] scène foi i. minutes. Kinally he tnrned to a trimt at his elbow and remarked that he wUlu i he was a boy agalo. Tliis Mntlmenl w echoed by his auditor, and was overlienrd by u ros'y-chteked younit andy with ited, who had just clambeied tlie stee ascent. Öhe quickly wlnspered to he big brothei-, :ind he timidly approachei the graal man. Oonftuedly he tendered Mr. ClereiHOd tlie use of his sled, the ot fer was polilely dcclined. fiici.d Qrged liim to accep the profl'ered "bob," and he beroIcaU, volunteered to pllot tlie cranky cralt Mr. Cleveland hesitattd and munuuret somethliift about its not being very ülgnl tied. Bul his oonipanion overruled hl objections, and Mr. Cleveland penniltti himself to be led to the brow of the liill The ncxt l'resident sat down wlth dull ihump. The next inttant they wei darting down the tilde like a flash of linlit Tears carne into the eyes of the Presiden elect, and he held his breath as the wind blew through his niustache with a mourn ful cadenee. Jolly coasters caujcht onlj a glimpse ot' liim as the sled sped dowu ward, but he did not escape recognition Young raeo dapped their hands, am panting beanties paused to wave hand kerchiofs and comfortors. It whb triiimph by moonlight. At last Ihe titile sled carne to a pause and Mr. Cleveland and his pllot alighted Their clotblnc was flecked with suow; partióles and their noses had been det'tly touched by frosty hands, but they did no care. Mr". Cleveland had enjoyed a bob sled ride for the lirst time In thirty year?


Ann Arbor Courier
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