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PITTING SUBJECTS ;
"So? ygi. ,area ectier?" re7
marked' the talkatiye veteran. ''-1"
wager you ad'to pass a 'pretty
stiff exam?' J : ' "v
f Yes, "indeed !" replied' the in-j
structor'of the young.
"And what were tjie subjects?"
. "Well, 'we' were examined in
psychology, integral calculus,
matnemajicai. astronomy, polemic
divinity JmetWpnysical analysis j
and (jrreek, iJafin, -.French and
"''Indee'cL! And for what posi-J
ttntilwprf vnit stfivinp-?" 1
wlTeacherdf tre infants, sir.1'
; :,;VYOUNG JSHPEOMAT -
Onr'little Arthur's -birthday -he'
recveaa-pr.esen.t px a yery-iarge,
DON'T ,yTOeTAN2) r -
lurry toy .moTjk.ey. Xo ,days
later his -rather found it jyingjn a
"coper, with -both eyes-miasmg.
"My jhoy,5' asked father, more
in gorr.ow vthan in- anger, -'-why
have you spoiled that bea.uful
monkey -by pulling its ,eyes (out?"
" didn't!" replied 'thuf. ,
"D.gnk - tell any untutfe-'
snpred father, .more - in anger
than Jn -sorrow,- "or Fiji punish
you. "Wny ;diyo.u p,uU the mon
:key's eyes o.ut?"
"Didn't ft f,ep,eated little Arthur,-defiantly.
"Then .he. hurried
an, as -father" .toojk off --his slipper.
, Miss-geijmad been a mem
ber of ithchQ.ra.1 sjaejy ever
snce" it was 'formed, a,nd 4t. Avas
undoubtedly ,txue .that jher fbr.st
youth ihad warded.1 ffat the choir
mastjer -was astotucld recently
tiy theews tfiat,she'had. resigned
tier membership.. ,
'. "Resigned!" he gasped. "$ut
' "W-ell, Jdon't-knaw exactly."
said the' secretay4';hutlf ' strpjes
me that it may :tfay.e-.sometiing to
4o with the solo -e . picked for mer
at the next performance."
1 "Qqn't you rjememberi! It be
gins,: "1 oncVwasyoungbut now
amo" ' "r
ortsman I .suppose ygu
.have neve? .had'anytlfing to'ap
With racing ',Mr. Goodbody?
I Curate-Et-nq, nojtexaciy. ut
j. aiq piTpinpuseuncinne
I first got married, -y"9u;kno.