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WANTED A BITE
Oh, yes; it was raining had
been all day, But they didn't
mind that so -much; you see, they
were fishermen. XllIhe same,
they were trudging home, with
weary steps and very wea"ry-look-ing
Their baskets were empty, and,
to be 'candid, they were in a very
As they entered the little vil
lage a large dog ran at one of the
party. The dog had a ferocious
look and was barking furiously.
But the fisherman did not take
much alarm at the animal. He
just kicked it away carelessly.
"Aren't you afraid he'll go for
you?" inquired another of the
party, somewhat anxiously.
The one who had kicked at the
dog looked at his companion in a
"I only wish he would 1" he re
plied. "I'd chance almost any
thing to be able to go home and
say I'd had a bite!"
A Gentle Hint
Hostess Next time you call,
Mr. Boreleigh, I want you to give
your opinion of my portrait.
Boreleigh Relighted, I'm
sure! When do you expect -it? "
Hostess Oh, not for six
months, at least
' On one occasionwhen Mozart's
"Twelfth Mass" had been played
in a North Carolina town the
local paper the next day an
nounced that the musician had
"rendered with great effect Mo
zart's 'Twelfth Massachusetts.'"
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CONDEMNED TO DEATH
"Waiter !" The voice of the el
derly gentleman rose in accents oj
anger and wrath from his table
by the window.
"Yes, sir, r replied tne waiter,
The customer swallowed se-.
eral times quickly before he cou$:
command his voice.
"Here, take stake this egs
away!" he roared, with an effoir,
"Yes, sir," said tne wairer
obligingly, as he approached the
offendiner article. "And and,
what shall I do with it, sir ?"
The elder gentleman rose men
acingly in his chair.
"Do with it?" Jie bellowed. "DO
with it? Wring if s neck!"
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