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imbedded in the fruit. At the same POP" SEESTHEr' FIRST ROB I N ' !"
moment the floorwalker discovered ' '" '
the second-gem in thegum, which' the jjy '' ' -'Popcome
deft woman swindler had stuck on t"Wf Here: quic- ' ,,
the under rim of the counter, where UO I Here's J
f I had found it. -jUl V A OBIN J
The man' turned red, then white. L '
' The woman fainted. . I telephoned the yv . v
u Jewelers' Board of Trade. Its secre- Iffi) ' '
: tary appeared in person, then the po- v Avk- mWw '- WJ
lice. The short-arm man 'willingly fTvMJi W
confessed to the theft of the antique -i 9 m llHI f '
Goldstein & Co. offered handsome SKaF y jir II 11 "1
apologies and an increased salary. II jII'IlII
However, with the one thousand dol- TtaimilUim. - . 5j
lars I followed my natural bent, be- . . "4
came a secret service man, as -I have Ch'- at-lasttI-
already told, and married that hrhc fVplst' robin ! J '
pretty, sympathizing stenographer, of '-
f ,(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.) "
GIVING HIM AFRESH START j-s. 3 J
The prominent citizen stormed in- " - 'v0hi7i&
to the editor's sanctum. jjBs
"See here, you, what in thunder do ' Sj. ' .
you mean by printing my name in 'vtLL -
your 'death notices' column? Can't 1 xS' ' . y '
you wait until a man's dead before ' ' " T
you bury him? It's hurt my business '1
fearfully. I want a 'contradiction in Li""'1 t,
tomorrow's paper without fail!" f ', f
"I'm sorry, Mr. Blank," said the (nfl v an'T it j
editor, "but that is out of the ques- I ,''A;RaBi J
tion. We never apologize and we 4 v 'U
never withdraw a statement. But I'll .H St " 7
tell you what we'll do, we'll put you Hm Jitt
j in the 'Births' next week!" WSIn Mr imf Vvf
Louis J. Wilde, banker and oneof RiilS '3(mL i
San Diego's big boosters, being sent PwilfSSCj'L Jr'
$10 worth of grand charity ball fB lSg3; ' "S-sC58 Juf
tickets (to buy) returned them with 4SSg --jTjy Tj
:? "Go plumb to H " written across '3?L- s&bi '
5jL their face, which is one instance' ' S
where charity ball promoters got a j -JjJs '
f close view of public opinion hitherto - , o ny v - '
I suppressed. , We- reiterate with"r vigor and
Jj o o vehemeiice, that .the sniall hat-is now ' j
He They asked me to their recep- the thing in Paris. Some of our lady 'j
f tion, but it wasn't because they liked readers 'don't seem to think: we were
I me; it was only because I can sing, sincere, in' our previous announce- s'
s She Oh, I'm sure you're-mistaken. ljnents. as;to'smaU liats.: - - - . t