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WOMAN PAST THIRTY.
Dpn't let -them make you think
that all is dark in this world and
that everything is getting v$prse
for everybody. It isn't so. Tilings
are improving right along for
Who do you think is booming
right now in the English matri
monial market? Giddy young
girls with peaches and cream
complexions and no particular
sense? Not a bit of it. It is the
5 woman over 30 who is in greatest
"Widows, probably," you re
mark. Wrong again I Most of 'em
are spinsters, old maids, bachelor
girls, or whatever you prefer to
Now, isn't this a sensible ten
dency? Doesn't everybody know
that the woman of 30 or there
abouts has more sense and real
charm, and a good deal stronger
disposition to settle down and be
contented with her home than a
young girl in her teens oV barely
out of them? Don't you believe
the percentage of divorces among
iht over 30 couples will be far less
han,that among the youngsters?
Anyhow, it is pleasant to know
that in England, at least, ajwo
man's dream of true happiness is
not necessarily over because she
has reached 30 without finding
.the man who is looking for her.
"Thcworst winter I remember
was when we. were besieged,"
said the old soldier. "We only
had one bite a day for two weeks,'
and that jvas horseflesh."
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"I remember," said his tramp
companion, "living for a month
on one bite, and that was out of
my own leg."
f'Ypu old cannibal! Do you
expect me to believe that?" roar
ed the old soldier.
"It's trie, believe ft or not,"
said the tramp, calmly. "A dog
took a bite out of my leg, and the
compensation kept me like a lord,
for four weeks."
.Client "My next-door neigh
bor has spitefully -built a fence
close to my dining-ropm wiit
dows, thus darkening the room.
What can I do?" "
Lawyer Try lighting the gas.
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