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WHY'THE LIMIT IS ONE
Believers in the "strong, pur
poseful, independent" woman of
today will find significant the fol
lowing anecdote "of a Chinese mis
s'ionaty. This missionary was
taking tea with a mandarin's
eight" wives. The Chinese wom
en examined her clothing, her
hair; her teeth, and so on, but her
feet especiallyamused them.
"Why," one cried, "you can
.walk and run as well as a man V
- "Yes, to be sure.," said the mis
"Can you ride a hors"e
swim, too?" .
"Then you must be as strong as
, "And you -wouldn't let a man
beat you not even if he was your
husband would ypu?"
"Indeed I wouldn't," said the
The mandarin's eight wives
looked at one another," nodding
their heads. Then the oldest said
''Now I understand why the
foreign devil never has more than
one wife. He is afraid." New
York Evening Sun,
McGorry I'll buy yez no new
hat, d'yez moind thot? Ye afe
vain enougii ahlriddy.
Mrs. McGorry Me vain ?
Oi'm not! Shure, Oi don't t'ink
mesilf half as good lookin' as Oi
am. Christian Register.
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