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man, had an operation performed
on his nose once an' he wouldn't
Jacpb climbed off the car, slow
ly and regretfully, and thereafter
was thrown from six cars in rapid
and painful succession.
Jacob walked downtown, and
when he entered his boss-' office,
the boss rose, and, grasping a
heavy paperweight firmly in one
hand, asked for Jacob's, imme
When Jacob went home, he had
a painful interview with his
father, after which he went to bed
while his clothes went into the
backyard, where the neighbors
complained about them.
One neighbor reported to the
police that he suspected thata
murder must have been com
mitted in the neighborhood, and
the body buried. He further sus
pected that the body had been
buried a long time ago.
As Jacob's father put it today:
"It ain't the loss of the clothes
so much I object to. What hurts
me so much is thqt any son of
mine should be such a dum fool
as to mistake a skunk for a lil
Son I came across a very sad
case this morning, father. I pitied
the man with all my heart.
Father What was it, my son?
I am pleased to know you show
so much sympathy for the poor.
Son There was a deaf and
dumb man -begging on Madison
street who had an impediment in
Father (crossly) Impossible 1
Do you expect me to believe such
Son It is the tnn.i, father. He
had a finger off.
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He I told your father I could
not live without you.
She And what did he say?
He Oh, he offered to pay my
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