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WHAT SHE WANTED
The man couldn't help hearing
the conversation of the couple be
hind him, They looked like newly-married
folk, but were not on
their honeymoon,as was learned
by deduction. The woman la,id
down a newspaper she had been
reading and said to her husband?
"Do you know, I wish I had
one of these affinities. Oh, 1
think it would be just .g-r-a-n-d to
sit on a rock with somebody, and
have him rave, about the income
parable golden colpr of my hair,
and tell me that my eyes were the
most beautiful in the whole
world, and "
"Uh-huh!" said the husband,
"And that the delicate pink of
my cheeks had been painted there
.by, the angels, and that he
Wouldn't live without me "
"'Tisn't an affinity you want,"
interrupted her husband. "What
you seem to want is a plain, old
On a passenger steamer the
sailor in charge of the passengers'
luggage was having a hot time.
One. old lady esjtecjally so need-
lessly worried the seaman that at
length, in exasperation, he gave
her a cordial .invitation to go to
The indignant old dame stalk
ed to the captain and breathed
forth threats about headquarters
knowing, and sp on. The captain
advised the sailor, for his own
good, to apologise. After some
cersuasion the Highlander sidled
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up to, the aggrieved passenger
and, looking sheepishly at her,
said, in his imperfect English i
"Are you the old laay that wa
told to go to Jericho?
"Yes," she replied.
"Well" wth a gulp ."the
captain says you needn't,'
She Was Safe,
"I'd like to open a singing
school' said the young lady with
the squeaky voice- "Do you think
there is a large held m this com
munity?" "Yessum,' drawled the rud&
farmer, "thar be a field forty
acres wide back q' the brick kilnsI
an nothip' you could disturb buti
rabbitg and worms,