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A FAIR CATCH.
The annual concerted robbery,
known as "the bazaar' was in
There was one hero there a
young man, who hact strolled all
around, and so far bought noth
ing. Nor did he intend to do so.
But a determined-looking young
woman tackled him as he passed
her stall for the second time
''Won't you buy a nice cigarette-holder?"
she asked win
ningly. "Thanks; I don't smoke," re
plied the brave youth.
"Or a pen-wiper? I "worked it
myself," she added foffly.
- "Thanks ; I never write," hej-e-jpeated
again, sadly and somberly.
"Then here's a nice box of
chocolates." Her tones were get
"Thanks; I don't eat sweets."
Then a grim look came over
her, fair face, as she, produced a
plain wooden box from the back
of her stall.
"Sir," she said cuttingly, "will
you buy this box of soap?"
And the young man, with a
sickly grin, paid up..
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The husband of a woman noted
for her extravagance in dress had
a terrible dream. He met a
strange collection of animals
several foxes, a beaver and some
seajs and they had no coats. He
wondered, and then the beaver
KWe were skinned for yotir
The man smiled.
"So was I," he said l
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THEY'D BEEN BEFORE. ;
-The busy housewife, who be-,
lieves that plenty of hard work
never hurts anybody, was laid up
with a bad cold when her maid-
left, so she'asked her husband to
go down to the registry office
about another. r
He started at 10AO?clock in the
morning and returnedat 3, worit
o1 tmn ?
"What's the matter, my loverS 7ft
asked the wife solicitously, as hej
sank lnto.i, chair besjde her bedT'
Were there no servants at the"
"Yes, heaps of 'em' replied hef
with a groan; but, unfortunate!
lv." they'd all worked for us be-
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