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THEY HAD THE LAUGH.
The Misses Ella White and
Virginia Wilson, frolicsome dam
sels abiding at Cedar Hill, Va.,
attended church services last
Sunday. TheRev E. M. Mitchell
of campmeeting fame launched
his sermon Hardly had he ar
rived at his "thirdly" before it
dawned upon him that the hot
weather and his new shoes were
making it jather uncomfortable
for his feet, and he took his shoes
Here is where Ella and Virg
break into the limelight. At first
they merely smiled. Then they
giggled a few tee-hees, and finally
broke out in a round of merry ha
has that stopped the sermon then
The preacher thought they
were laughing at his big-f eet, for
he confesses to be the owner of
the biggest pair around that
neighborhood, and he went down
to the 'squire and had the girls
"We all warn't laughin' at his
feet, 'squire," the girls chorused,
"we war alaughin' because Kitty
Smith we all don't like her no-howr-war
a-sittm' next to the
pulpit, and we war in the back
When he took, off his shoes."
The 'squire allowed as howl
they had the laugh on Kitty all
Young Lady You say' you
were on a raft for six weeks and
had nothing to eat but mutton.
Where did you get the mutton
from? Old Salt Well, you see,
miss, the sea Was yery choppy.
A LONG CUT.
The barber, like the brook,
"was running on forever," and
the customer was wonderingJ
whether he'd be able tQ catch hisH
At last, after the tonsorial art
ist had aired his views on every
conceivable topicmder the sun
and also oyer it, and on pot
sides, he stepped back with fina
swish of his scissors to survey his
"Hair's gettin' a bit grey,at the
temples, sir," he commented.
The costumer rose.
"I expect.it is," he replied in
weary tones, DUt wnen you
started to cut, it it was dark
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