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ONE OF AMERICA'S PRETTIEST WORKING GIRLS
Miss Julia Allen Adams "is a southern beauty a stenographer
of Houston, Texas; considerecLthe prettiest working girl in the city.
NO CHANCE OF ESCAPE
During the voyage across the
'Atlantic a friend of mine was an
noyed by a fellow-passenger, who
persisted in supplying hfm with
information he 'didn't want.
My friend was leaning over'the
'rail one day when' this 'particular
nuisance came-up and tapped him
familiarly on thehoulder.
"Sir," he saidverVgravely, "do
you know that if? the 'earth were
flattened out the sea would be two
miles deep all over the world ?"
With an air ofrdeepanxiety my"
1 friend replied:- "" - -
"Listen ! If you catch anybody
flattening out the earth, please
shoot him on the spot. I can't
C The Teacher's Fault.
"Willie," inquired his mother,
"what makes you so late getting
home fromschool lately?"
"It's all on - account of that
Gross-eyed new teacher." Why,
she's so cross-eyed that when she
says, 'Willie, you stay after
school !' every Willie in the class
daren't go home till she has
pointed outthe one-she meant!"
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