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Mr. and Mrs. Jusbinwed occu
pied the same armchair.
"Darling," suddenly whispered
he into her little pihlcear, "I shall
never be really happy until I've
told you something." "
His little wife's heart fluttered
wildly as she cooed:
"Then, tell me, loVe."
"You remember the reason you
married ttie, don't you?" resumed
her reminiscent hubby, "You
gave yourself td me In gratitude
for my having saved your life
from drowning at Margate isn't
"Yes, sweetheart." Little Mrs.
J.'s voice was sweetly tremulous.
"Well, dearest," her better half
continued, with set face and trag
ic calm, "I deceived you. The
water was but Vaist deep."
A deathly silence, broken only
by the deep breathing of the self
Then out of nowhere came a
meek, small voice, which said:
"Don't Vorjryj deaf) I know, be
cause I had my foot on the sand
all the time!"
WHEN THE BAND PLAYED
Little Mrs. NewlyWed gave a
convufsive sniff and gazed with
streaming eyes at the top of her
irate hubby's head, the only bit
which showed of him above his
"Oh," she cried, and stamped
her small, dainty foot, "how I
Wish I'd riever, never married
you, you brute ! Why, it's orily a
year ago you vowed my smile was
the brightest sunshine, and my
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"Yes, t know I did' thundered!
the exasperated matt, as he
bounded from his chair anctf
stamped on his defenseless paper.
"poor idiot that I must have been L
But" clutching his head witfc
both hands how was I to know
the band would play" all day and'
all the year rourid?
"Even a policeman caiA arrestj
the flight of time, said a would-
be -funny mart. "Oh, I don't 4
know," replied his friend. "Only
this morning I saw a policeman
enter a side door and stop a few