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SANDY AND THE KATZENJAMMER CASTLE.

“.Jan, I'm garni tae the Exhibee tion !’-’ “Oh, indeed ! Yon mean if you can a lim'd it !”• “.list so, ji&t so. I’m anxious tac See the Hannner.ianimer Castle : they say its great.” “Humph ! It's only a silly thing, by all accounts, this Jammerhamnicr .Castle.” “You mean Kazzenhauser, cliv’n't ye ?’•’ “No, I mean what I Said —Hammerkannnar. You seem to think no one knows anything but you !” “Janet, if wo a re a wee thing wantin’ -in abdication, ye mak’ up for it in your good looks ! Y T ou English is terrible smairt !” “And you Scotch are so conceited. (You think you know everything. It’s a wonder you don’t claim Shakespeare for a Scotchman !” ••Aw, week Janet, ye canna deny but that he possessed the naissessary intelligence ! Imphm.’’ “You wait till Jack comes in. 11l set him on to you !” “Aw, Janet, ye'r awfu’ proud o’ that big son o’ yours. Ye’ll be spilin’ him.” “Tuts ! T can manage Jack. Y r ou keep to your Huzzenkaamner jammer 'Castle Oh, but Sandy, d’ye know this ? What d’ye think—“T canna think till I hear. Whit is’t ?” “Jack says he’s had a fearful job in making friends with Clara’s! aunt. You know 7 she's very rich and stylish.’’ “Oh, aye ; yin o’ thae awfu’ gratin’ Englishy weernun —pernicketty like.” “She didn’t like her niece marrying our Jack. She said his father was too Scotch. As if I wasn’t as English as her any day !” . “Aye, deed, aye. But ye were horn aifter her.” “Well, Jack found out last Friday was her birthday, so he toW Clara he would send the old dame a present of a 101 b box of Hondai-Lanka tea —she's terrible particular about her tea. Its got to be nice-flavoured, and dclicate-tasted, and have a rich 'aurorae,’ and ever so many other things. Well, she told Clara, after she got the te a that it was the finest she had ever tasted since she left London twelve years ago.” "Nae boot. That Cock o’ the North's graun’ tea 1” “Yes, and she’s so pleased now with all that Jack toU her about how 7 it is grown on the mountains in Ceylon, anti c a me straight to the HonJai-Lanka Company.” “Did he tell her we hae use't it for seeven yeers ?” “I suppose so. Sandy, the old dame's going to make Clara her heir ! £3OO a year she has- !” “Ha, ha ! Ye ken the proverb —‘A hair on the heid’s worth tw T o in the soup ! ’ I’ll believe it when she dees! If she’s as genuine as the HondaiLanka it’ll be a’ richt, but if she’s like some o’thae kopoon teas —weel, I hae ma boots “Oh, yes, you’ve always plenty of them. Come for your tea now. This is a new 7 box of Hondai-Lanka I ordered for Christmas time. Doesn’t it smell lovely?’-

“Aye, and tastes deleecious. But, Janet, whit aboot coming- tae see the Hammer jammer Castle at the New year ?” “If you mean Kazzenhammer, say so.” “Oh, wunnnin, ye're maist terrible dour.” (Left Sitting).

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SANDY AND THE KATZENJAMMER CASTLE., Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 43, 22 December 1906

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SANDY AND THE KATZENJAMMER CASTLE. Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 43, 22 December 1906

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