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HIS TOBACCO BOX
It is the custom among miners
to have a pipe of " 'bacca" before
going down and aftercoming up
from the shaft. For this purpose
the miners often borrow tobacco
frpm one another. But one of
these concocted a scheme by
which he appeared unable to lend.
He kept two tobacco.boxes. The
one which was always empty he
named "The World"; the other
often full, was called "Provi
dence." When asked for a "pipe of
'bacca," he would reply: "I
haven't a bit in 'The World.' "
"What are you going to do for
a smoke then?"
"Trust to 'Providence my boy,
trust to 'Providence,' for it rarely
BOUGHT, NOT GIVEN
Five-year-old Margaret was a
guest at dinner at a neighbor's
one day, and before beginning to
eat the family one by one said
Margaret loked on in wonder
and finally asked:
"What are you doing?"
"We are thanking the Lord for
giving us this bread to eat," said
Mrs. Wilder. "Don't you give
"Why, no," answered Margi
(,We buy-our bread at the shop."
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A BUNCO MAW
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He Goes I
Oftly a Sister.
One boy asked another how he
could teach a girl to swim. -K :
"Oh said the other hoy, "yojgljj
goes up to her gentle-UKe, tajces
her hand gentle, lea"tis her gentle
'down to the water puts yer arm
gentle around ner waist
"Oh, eolon!"riHterrupted ihe
!boy. "What's the matter? SheW,
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jury service in xiugjiuiu. ueuitusej j ;j
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to tne immorality oi tryji
women by men under man-maj
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