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S Op ITS LUNGS.
&Tft'- jtlfW HER NOltf
fo jDoes sn fio-?
ON THE WARPATH '
Daisy's family very much wanted
her to -marry young Giltpps, arid
Daisy's mother was particularly anx
ious for the match to be made.
One day ma was entertaining the
young man rather gushingly in the
drawing-room, whilst Daisy complet
ed her toilet upstairs. Suddenly Baby
Jack, who was only four, came burst-
,ing into the room.
."Oh. ma. ma." he cried, wildly ex-
j cited, "do come quickly!"
"Rnt -rohni's' thfi matter, dear?"
masked the fond parent
? ".Why, .you know you saia yesier
nair' thnf 911 Tndian alwavs naints his
tftace when he's going out on the war
.Siitli in'flillH"' '
' "Yes," answered ma calmly. v
"Well, that's what Daisy's doing
a-painting away like mad! Do-come
quickly, mummy, before she starts
THE SURViyOR SPARED. '
They were going along the publ"
highway at a leisurely speed, some
thing between forty and fifty miles
an hour, 'when suddenly ah old roost-
er and a decrepit hen started to do
the chicken special in other words,
to cross the road.
The front and back wheels on the
right side struck the stiff-jointed old
rooster amidships, and, after one, pa
thetic little movement, he succumb
ed. Immediately the man' at the steer
ing wheel slowed down and looked
about for a place to turn. j
"Isn't 'that just like him?" said his
wife to the companion at her side.
"You know, he won't be happy un
less he goes back and makes com
pensation for that silly bird!" "
JThen she leaned forward anty
touched her husband on the shoulder.
"George, remember wejiave an ap
pointment to keep. Can we spare the
time to. go back for anything?"
He glanced at the clock by his fec' .;
then at the speedometer.
"No, my dear," he replied; "I don't
think we can. Besides, I should.prob
ably only kill the old hen as welL"
And the car shot forward. y
o o --3V".
The' teacher was earnestly trying
to illustrate the outcome of laziness
and idleness. .He drew a terrible pic
ture of the habitual loafer, the man
who hates work, and his ultima',3
"Now, Charlie," he; continued to a
littie boy who had been looking, out
of the window, and whose mind was
far from the lesson of the hour,, "tell
me who. is the wretched, miserable
individual who. gets clothes, food and
lodging and gives nothing in return?
Charlie's face glowed.
"Please, sir," he replied, "the
She I've had that parrot two
years and it has never said a- word.
He Why, don't you give it.arjchance?,