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"If she doesn't change her
mind," murmured the lawyer.
'Tin afraid I'm afraid"
But he had nothing to be afraid
of. for Maggie was at that mo
ment telephoning to Dick Mans
field in a public booth.
'nirlf I TTplln Dirt!" she rall-
m ed. "It's all rierht, Dick: deaf.
I?ll make it Friday."
j o o
1 HE GOT THE MEAL
An English war correspondent
en route from the funeral of the
Emperor of Japan to the Balkan
states recently found himself in a
village "in Central Russia, where
he was required to make a change
f trains and had some seven
hours to wait. '
He was hungry and wanted
breakfast, but not a soul could
he 'find who could understand him
when-hq tried to make his wants
He could not read the bill of
fare in the restaurant and be was
in a fair way to go hungry when
a brilliant idea occurred to him.
-Though he was anything but a
good artist, he conceived a plan
of drawing a picture of the things
he wanted for breakfast. He put
ths into execution and drew
something that looked like this:
'The waiter hurried off and re
turned in a few minutes with
three small glasses of brandy and
a cup of hot water.
When this would not do, the
brandy was emptied out of the
glasses and a bottle of heer was.
This being unsatisfactory, the
correspondent pointed to the."
three egg cups and drew a picture-'
of a chicken. Everybody was,
pleased with this and eggs came,
Then the correspondent drew
another picture which ihe prqprn
etor of the place will have framed;
and put on the wall. It represent
ed the triumphant attendants
bringing in the meal, like this:
"Waitah," said Col. CJay, as he
glanced around the draingroom,.
of the big hotel, "you-all, kin,
bring me a Kentucky breakfast."'
"And what is that, sir?" asked;
"Bring me a big steak, a, bull-
dog and a quart of Bourboii
""But why do you order a bull
dog?" asked the waiter.
"Ta eat the steak; sir," replied!
Better Never Than Late.
A host who was nervous "and"
inexperienced rose hurriedly at
the conclusion of a song one of his
guests had given. "Ladies and
er gentlemen he began. Tie-
fore Mr.. M. began he asked me to
apologize for his voice, but Ii
omitted to do so er so I er