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The manager of a theatrical
company playing a ."one night
stand" in Texas was ' talking to
the hotel proprietor about pros
pects. He was assured they were
"What was the last show you
had here?" asked the manager.
The landlord thought for a
moment, and turning to the clerk
"Say, Pred, what's the name on
those trunks upstairs ?" Kansas'
The other day a man walked
into a barber's shop, deposited
upon a table a number of articles
which he took from a satchel, and
arranged them with artistic care.
"This is pomade," said the vis
itor. "I am well supplied' said the
"This is hNair grease."
"I'm full up with hair grease."
' "Here is some fine bay rum."
"Don't doubt it. but I make jny
own bay rurn'arja put on foreign
labels. NobofytknoWS the differ
ence." f&i s
"Here is spm$ patent' cosmetic
for the mousfache.'
"I know itfs for the moustache,
also for the whiskers, and all that,
but I'm thoroughly stocked and
reeking witb cosmetic at pres
ent' V '
"Here is an electric brush, a
duplex elliptic hair dye, lavender
water, and a patent face pdwder."
"I don't want any of them."
c "I Ifflow you don't"
"Then why do you ask me to
"I did not ask you to buy them.
Did I say anything" to you about
"Come to think of it, you
"I did not "come 'here to sell
anything. I only wish to let ycnr
know that I possess ail the toilet
articles that a gentleman has any
business with. Now give me an
easy shaye without asking me to
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MagistrateDo yo'tt meari to
say sfiph a physical Wreck as he is
gave-you jnat aiacjc eyer ,
jfiamtm anure, ne wasnta
Physical wreck till.he gave me th'