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( A MINUT5. I SHCwJ
you how to --
One of the speakers at a polit
ical meeting was extraordinarily
exhaustive in his arguments.
There seemed indeed to be no
limit to his eloquence. "And so,"
lie went on, "I believe that my
conclusions are justified. I am
sure that our dear friend Mr.
Chase agrees with me." He
turned for corroboration to the
gentleman named, who sat at his
left hand. The audience listened
expectantly for Mr. Chase's re
ly, all eyes being turned in his
irection, but with his head
slightly on one side and his eyes
cfosed he slept sweetly on.
Perhaps your nose is in the
iddle of your face because it is
WHAT WAS WANTED
It was 10 o'clock sharp on a
Monday rooming. Mr. Goahead.
chief of the vast commercial
-house of Goahead & Wearum,
was interviewing applicants for
the vacant position of traveling
"Ahem !" he coughed pompous
ly, as the first man was shown in.
"Your name is Getham, I believe.
Your recommendations are fine,
and er your appearance is
good. There is just one question
I should like to ask you.- I pre
sume you have er never got
into any sort or trouble during
"Once," replied the sturdy ap
plicant. "I was in jail for a week."
The magnate started to his
"Then I'm afraid," he began.
"But wait," he added.- "I will be
fair, as you have been so straight
forward to me. What were you
"Assaulting a man who would
not give an order," was the re
sponse. "Tommy," said the head of Go
ahead & Wearum's, as he turned
to his confidential clerk, "tell
those others outside I'm suited.''
"Papa, is it necessary to whip
me?" "You ought to know."
"Well, I sometimes think you
don't realize how little good it
Driver (after a great storm)
Ah, and I've been out in all of it!
Cabby No, you ain't ! I've been
out in some of ill