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STORY BY TOMMY
Tommy Goosenberry was en
tertain ing his sister's beau in the
parlor last night while Susan Was
putting the last touch Vn her ro
dent coiffure. Being possessed of
an inquisitive disposition Tommy
asked, "Do you weigh very
"About 150 pounds, I guess,"
replied the hopeful swain.
"Well, then, I don't believe
that sister could lift you, do you
think so?" continued Torrnny.
VOh, no !" exclaimed sis' beau.
"I don't know answered
Tommy, "hut I heard her tell ma
this af ternoon-that she was going
to throw you over as soon as she
"Pop," said Torjimy Jater on in
the evening, "is a dentist an art
ist?" "Of course he ain't. An artist
is a feller what draws or points."
"Well, don't a dentist draw?"
"Where do you keep your
brains?" yelled Mr. GooSenberry;
"what could a dentist draw, any
how?" "Teeth!" chirped Tommy, mak
ing a bee-line for the kitchen.
Tommy heard the.groceryman
tell his clerk that they'd need a
new cigarlighter soorj.
"I know how you can 'get one
without buying it, mister," said
"How's that?" asked the gro
cerymari. "Talce a cigar out of one of th.e
boxes in the showcase and then
it'll. h? a .cigar h'ghtej than it
MY "ftMNKSSIVINC TURKeyN '
has seew srroteN. my I, L
UJIFC HAD. JUST B4K0 T 3.'
Ati set rr ok the sack ,A , JJ '
PO?CH ON GAZOOK. STRSST .fV
V if was fioMe. -S vUe see '
nn vot ue 1 1
III hi m
was" replied Tom
my, hastily grab
bing his package
and making for the
Old Lady (seeing
the revolving lamp
on a lighthouse for
the- first time)
Dearme, those sail-
xrs must have a lot
of patience. Every
time the lamp goes
out they Might it
Irreverence is a
sure mark of spirit-