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It was in a railway car, and the
company comprised several com
mercial travelers and a stout, el
derly gentleman, who sat snugly
in one corner engrossed in his
Each and all of the others made
desperate efforts to draw their si
lent, stout companion into con
versation, but to no purpose. He
merely sat there reading.
At last one of them determined
to settle the matter.
"Pardon me, sir," he said,
suavely, "bijt I feel sure that
you are one of us. "What do you
The others bent forward eager
ly as the stout man slowly low
ered his newspaper and peered
through his spectacles, with sad
and melancholy mien, at the per
! sistent onev
1 "Well, my friend," replied he,
"at present I am .traveling in very
inquisitive and objectionable
company, and the car is full of
"HELLO, GIVE ME MOSES!"
A certain Sunday school teaph
er was reviewing her class on
Biblical names and dates.
She asked them: "When did
Moses live?" .
Not a little boy replied.
Then the teacher opened her
Bible and finding the place she
wanted asked the boys to turn to
a certain page and line.
. They saw: "Moses, 4000 B.C."
"Oh, I read that," piped out one
little fellow, "but I thought that
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HOW fllMILIAR ARe YOU NIT DER SMe
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oh, just so-so. You 4er,
t HAF SWYeo D6R G4MS-1
ONUVVONCe SEFORG. -f
VERY' HOT -A
little girl, who lived in one of
our large towns spent her holiday
inthe country. Going out one
morning early, accompanied by
her cousin, the eye of the little
girl was attracted by the sparkle
of the dew. . t
"Kate," she exclaimed, "i
hotter than I thought it was."
"What do you mean? said
" Why; the grass is all covered
.t - : n ssa
Barber (about-to cut custom
er's hair) Do you -want much
off, sir? Mr. Grabenstein (ab-
sentlv) Vot discoundt vill you
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