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PAPA WAS MISTAKEN.
"AlittJe girl, whose fanner dotes
on her generous nature, gave him
an unexpected surprise the other
day," said Inspector "Jim" Den
itessey of police headquarters.
"The little maid stobd in the
doorway, one hand on the handle.
For a tnomeht she gazed thought
fully at her father, who was pre1
paring to take his afternoon si
esta. " 'Papa she said, 'do you know
What I'm going to give ydu for
your birthday when it comes?'
" 'No, dear,' answered the fond
father, 'But tell me
" 'A nice new china shaving
nlug with gold flowers on it all
around,' said the little maid.
" 'But, my dear explained the
parent, 'papa has a nice one like
"'Nb, he hasn't his little
daughter answered thoughtfully,
"coscos I've just v dropped
it.' "Boston Traveler.
'- "Kate is a perfect crank on
"Believes that women are equal
to men, eh?" . (
"Superior ! Whydo you know,
she never plays cards without in
sisting thafcsthe -queen shall take
the kingJ-B o s t o n Evening
Edna Did Mabel get that 6
footer she spoke joi providing
herself with as a- pr6tcction
Eva No ; she got a 6-f ooter;
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ty&K VUTT.O HUSrGGT
Are there not times you scan your
With" ttfeary looks
To find that in your time of need
There's naught to read?
You feel that even -Gentle Will
Won't fHHbe bill; ,
Your fickle palate also turns''
From Bobby Burns.
No novel holds you with its-spell,
Vain Iit0e Nell;
To boyhOoxEs hero, Deadwood
You cannot stick.
'Tis then .you want- to "catch a
Of silver stream
And scan with ., glad, expectant
1 A book of fires.