iss der mittle initial.''
"But, yet, Osgar not dot L
doubt your mendacity Mr. raft
rtiust haf blenty of encroachment
from memberships of hiss party
to cause him to feel confidence."
"VelJ, who are dey? Offisholt
ers, olt line Republicans, dose
trusts lame ducks, standpatters"
"Vait vot iss a stanpatter?"
"A standpatter iss dot type of
sdadesman vich ad der bresent
time jss forced to eat his meals off
der mantelpiece." i -
una vot iss a oit line j&epumt
"A olt line Republican iss von
who just remembers voting for
Rutherford B. Hayes,. dot.'s all'
"Veil, you may be a pilitigal
veto prophet,- Osgar, but still L
dmk in der bottom of my face dot
Taft vill anyhow be renominated
He hass already some delicates
"Yes.s-yess. Odders, howefer,
iss liability to blay hookey;'
"Den dey better look a liddle
oudt. Villiam hass all .der pat
tern rage, und efen now hiss
steam roller iss all gummed up
mit postjess postmasters Sout of
der Mason und Gypsum line,"
"Sure ! But der rail fences iss
black mit starfing offis sickers
who Ion' d know vere der negsl
federal chob iss earning from.
Dey vill go by der cbrifention mit
ungratitoode in deir hearts und a
ax in deir hants. Den maybe a
tap on der noodle vill vake Mr.
Taft to der situadion, vich vill
nod ne,ed him after" negst Feb-
".Ach, Osgar, your arguments ,
iss ferry evineing, but J. don't be
liefe id until id don't happen."
" Yess, Adolf ! Ef id don'd hap-,
pen I don'd belief e id ether 1"
UMA .sAW THE srfrAMtteR
looK FIRST AT HIS WATCH
AW THEM AT THE TovM
TURHED ARODMD AMD CAME
DP TO HER V41TH THIS
OESTloMriF A HEU PlCteO
UPTftctfs ot A PARK FUoR,
coou .sue uat a carpet?"
BOW PARE VoU?(;FFlceR,OFFIC9?!
. BOTH WILLING
A gentleman was out drivirig
with his -pair of horses one day
recently when he noticed that the
near horse was doing all the
"That's a. willing horse," he
said to his coachman, pointing to.
the horse. "
"Oh, yes, sir,"" agreed the
coachman ; ."they're both will
ing." "Both, willing," went on the
gentleman, astonished. "How
do you make out that ?"
Why," said the coachman,
"the near one. is willing; to do all
the pulling and the off one is will
ing to Jet him' f
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