- Software name: appdown
- Software type: Microsoft Framwork
- size: 115MB
They were silent for a moment. Both were thinking of the same thing.
Si laughed with the rest, rubbed salt on his stings, and plodded on, consoling himself with the thought that his was not the only case in which the merit of earnest effort had gone unrewarded.
Si lay very still, hoping to escaoe discovery; but the keen eye of the officer detected the blue heap among the bushes.Si's mother, like most of the well-to-do farmers' wives in Indiana, was undoubtedly a good cook, and she trained up her daughters to do honor to her teachings, so that Si undoubtedly knew what properly-prepared food was. From the time he was big enough to spank he had fared sumptuously every day. In the gush of patriotic emotions that prompted him to enlist he scarcely thought of this feature of the case. If it entered his mind at all, he felt that he could safely trust all to the goodness of so beneficent a Government as that for the preservation of which he had offered himself as a target for the rebels to shoot at. He thought it no more than fair to the brave soldiers that Uncle Sam should furnish professional cooks for each company, who would serve everything up in the style of a first-class city restaurant. So, after Si got down among the boys and found how it really was, it was not long till his inside was a volcano of rebellion that threatened serious results.
"I'll toast some crackers for you," added a fourth."Gi' me that cartridge," he said to the man next to him, who had just bitten off the end of one; "I can't do it."
When she had described her problem, Don said instantly: "There's just one thing to do. You must give me up to Riever and collect the reward."
"Don't do anything to scare him off," said Si. "Keep quiet. Me and Shorty'll sneak down through the field, out of sight, and git him."