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" 'filULE DETECTIVE.
r ' For months thefarmers around
MarshalI Mo., have suffered
from the acts of the mysterious
tail thief, but their horses have
suffered more, for it was from the
liorses that the tails were taken.
Home-grown detectives and
Kansas City sleuths were put on
i fhe job to run down the man who
vent'abrod at night and cut tails
frqtn.'hprses.' Thedidn't get him.
" But just a common ordinary
vmule-didget him gpod and hard.
lit happened like this:'"
"' Thej-jl' thief, got into the
wrong' stall the other night. He
got out his knife and grabbed a
$anand started to cut, but there
wasn't a horse on the other end
f-the -tail. It was a mule.
i JJcxl Homing: theypicked up
the tail thief and carefully re
moved all of him to the hospital.
He may recover. v
WHEN SEEN FIRST.
Algy was meeting his best girl
and he had donned his new sum
mer suit for the occasion It was
a beautiful suit green, with red
stripes, and th& creases in the
trousers were perfect.
"Ah," exclaimed the fair pne as
soon as shemet him, "what a nice
".Yes," agreed Algy, "it is a bit
dinky eh, what?"
"I suppose it was rather ex
pensive?" murmured the'Tady.
"Not very,'r he whispered;
"Five dollars down and another
five every time the tailor sees mfc