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then the book fellers sued her,
but the best they got from the
judge was a slap in the 6ye
he extended his simpathy to
mrs. crummett, and i think thats
all she ever will get, because irae
afraid rar. scott wont never show
up' to buy mr, morse's books
i do not wish to be the next
booH agint that calls on mrs.
crummett ' ,johny
WORLD WENT ROUND
When Bloggins, senior, on the
occdrion of his annual p&rty was
obliging his guests with "'Tis
Love That Makes the World Go
Round," Master William Blog
gins seized the opportunity to re
tire for a few minutes behind the
Japanese screen with his sire's
The applause subsiding, Mas
ter Bloggins was observed by one
of the company to be looking far
from well. His face had taken on
.the hue"of putty and his eyes
stood out like small hat-pegs.
"Good gracious, Willie ! What
is the matter?" cried Mrs. Blog
gins in alarm. "I believe you've
been smoking." .
Willie shook his head.
" 'Tain't that," he declared un
truthfully. "If it's true what
father's been singing about, I I
re-reckon I'm in love."
LEVELING IT UP
The proprietor of the big store
on the corner was a druggist,
flourishing withal and keenly
business-like. He was at the post
of duty midway between the red
and green vials when the fierce
looking lady en teredos premises.,
but he rubbed his hands and
greeted her cordially.
"Good evening, madam," he
said, in his high-pitched voice.
"And what, may I have the great
pleasure of doinglfor you?"
The fearsome -lady faced Tiim
"The other night," she said, in
sepulchral, 'tdrfes, "you Bold my
husband a bottle of tonic, and he
came home-and went' for me like
anything What yer goin to do
For a br,iet moment the man of
medicine was, honplussed, but
6Hly fdr -a moment Then he
turned .on his might-be customer
his sweetest smile, and suavely
"Well, madam, buyjsvo bottles
for yourself, and fhen go home
and get even with him I"
' i r r
There is a little bookmark
which does not fall out and it con-'
sists simply of an ordinary paper,
clip and a visiting card. As paper
clips are jiot always to be found
in the home, the same effect can
be; secured with a hairpin. Bend
the hairpin to form an M and slip
the central tongue over one "side
of the leaf while' the two ends are
on the other.