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A young lady whose beauty is
equal to her bluntness in conver
sation was visiting a house where
other guests were assembled,
among them the eldest son of a
rich manufacturer. The talk turn
ed on matrimonial squabbles. Said
the young man: "I hold that the
thing for the husband to do is to
begin as he intends to go on. Say
that the question was one of
smoking; almost immediately I
would show my intention by
lighting a cigar and settling the
question for ever."
"And I would knock- the thing
out of your mouth," replied the
"Do you know," rejoined the
young man, "I 'don't think you
would be there." t T
A Schoolboy's Essay.
The horie is,a very noble quad
ruped, but when he is angry he
will not do so.
He is ridden on the spinal cord
by the bridle, and sadly the. driver
places his foot on the stirrups and
divides his lower limbs across the
saddle and drives his animal to
He has our legs ; two are on
the front side, and two are after
wards. These, are the weapons
on which he runs.
He also defends himself by ex
tendingnhosein the rear in a par
allel direction towards his foefmt
this he does only.when.heisin-anJ
There is no animal like the
horse. No sooner they see their
guardian or master than they afrf
"From ajen. "PociCS OF VIENNA ' -g 3
HJRRY 5KIP0vrsK 7m. Narreq) I - -93! i
THou3Hr - s in y- I
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ways qry for foodbut it is always
at" the mdrning time. They have
got tails, but not so long as the
cow and other animals.
. , A SMALL JOKER
A little girl had sent back her
plate for chicken two or three
times and had been .helped bounti
fully to all the other gpod things
nax go iu matte p. eoetuuinuer
Finally she was observed looking
ratner disconsolately ax ner un4
mnihed, plate of pudding.
"What's the matter, Dora?"
askejl UncleJohn. 'YJu looks
ghat's just the matter," said jfc3
Dora, "i am more'n full '
Then she wondered why every