When Old Put gets good and ready, you'll hear the thunder of the guns a'most in Opinquake." "Well, Mr. Stokes," stammered Susie, resolving desperately on a short cut to the knowledge she craved, "you've seen Mr. Jarvis a- soldiering. What do you think about it?" "Well, now, that Zeb Jarvis is the sneakin'ist fellow " "What?" cried the girl, her face aflame.