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EVENING BULLETIN jDftClffMqER 8,0, 1890.
E. W. JORDAN.
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AN EXTRAVAGANT HABJT.
(lio White Ilnlreil Veteran and 1IU Great
1'aniiluii For Whittling.
The white haired veteran had a very
lhamo faced look when bis wife oanio
ap to where ho was sitting in front of
the general store. The floor around him
was covered with whlttlings. Ho fold
ed up a big Jaokknifo and turned his
howl to avoid tho roprovlng glances of
"I was too lato, wa'n't I," sbo ex
claimed in a tono of discouragement.
Tnking n pine shiuglo from under hor
shawl, she throw it down nnd said.
"I've driv oattlo, an I'vo plowod land,
but kcepln track of a man is wuss'u
anything I over tried ylt."
"I ro'ly didn't think," ho said aicl
ogotically. "I kuowed yo wouldn't think. When
a man gits inter tho way o' whittlin,
ho jos' quits doin ov'ything else, seems
tor mo. Soon's ho onco tastes tho joys
o' whittlin he's satisfied tor go nlioad.
I put that shinglo out on the porch an
tol yor oxackly whero 'twas. An yet yo.
conio oft wothout it."
"It doos scorn kinder ongrateful in
mo," ho answered.
" 'Tain't tho ongratitudo as moves
me. Ye don't think I hurried down
hore with that shinglo owin tor n fonr
thot yo'd git ongrateful, do yo? I Inlaw
ed what was goln ter happen. I know
cd thot cf yo didn't hcv nothiu cJso
bandy ye'd do whut yo did beforo, to
gardless of oxponso. That's tho third
wooden leg ye'vo whittled up in tho
lost thrco months. I don't altogether
blamo yo fur whittlin, fur, ez I've said
before, when tho habit onco takes hold
it's wuss than fovor an agor fur stlckin
to a man. Dut I must say thot when
bo's got a wife thet's willin tor run
rouu after 'iin nn koop 'im supplied
wcth material cz don't cost nothin fur
him tcr cut up threo wooden logs, every
ono of 'cm storo bought, in three
mouths, is downright shif less." Wash
Two Views of the- Subject.
Mr. Outspokon If you wcro not to
so largo, Mlbs Maudlin, I would ask
you to dauce.
Miss Maudlin I may look largo, Mr.
Outspoken, but I assure you I should
feel small enough if I did dancowith
you. Oollior's Weekly.
Struck It Might.
"Vos," said tho reador of hats, "I
can tell tho moment I look nt n hat
what kind of man tho viuaror wn, how
old, whether tall or short, and other
characteristics. Oh, it's no trick. I
don't know how I camo by thu facul
ty." "It must bo u gift, " suggested ouo
"Liko second sightor mind reading,"
"Bring on your hat," said a third.
"I'm auxiouH to soo how it works."
A largo nuuibor of huts woio pro-'
duood fiom ouo sourco or auothor, largo
hats, soft hats and stiff hats, ami tho
ownership was successfully concealed.
Tho hat reader took a rather broad
brimmed soft, shabby hat and began to
"This,", ho said, "is tho hat of a
"How do you know?"
"By uumistukublo signs. Tho brim is
turned up in tho back. That comC9
from often slooping in haymows cr un
der trees. It is pulled down iu front to
shade tho face from inspection."
"Its owner was often hungry. Ho
has gnawed tho brim. Ho was dishon
est, for ho hid things in tho crown. Tho
shapo of tho orown shows that ho had
the pointed skull of an idiot. Am I
"I guess so, old boy' said tho host
of tho ocoasion. "That's my hut, and
whon I was on my walking tour this
summer I did nearly all you mention.
Try anotlior." Dotroit Freo Press.
"It may bo mere ooinoidonco, " said
ho thoughtfully. "I hopo that such is
thu caso. "
"What's that?" asked tho other man.
"Why, over time I call at tho Jono
son's I ilud tho doormat turned so that
tho 'Welcome' is upsido down as I go
in and nil right as I start for tho
street. "Cincinnati Enquiror.
Itcudy to Negotiate,
Reformer Mr. Orabbe, wo can count
on you to voto in favor of this bill to
prevent bribory in tho couucil, can't
Alderman Woll or what is the in
ducement? Hurlem Life.
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