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The witness was a young German
'mmigrailt, whose evidence was re-
'quired in an accident case.
"Now, Britzmann " said .the exam
ining counsel, "what do you do?" I
5- "Ah vos brettv veil." replied then.
I v 'T am nnt inrmirincr hq in vnur
health. I want to know what you
, Oil wuitv;
5 "Where do you work?" continued
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"What kind of factory?"
rr "It vos a pretty big vactory."
t "Your honor, said the lawyer,
Burning to the Judge, "if this goes on
;t3ve 11 need an interpreter. Then he
tTlurnedto the witness again.
"Now, Britzmann, what jdb you
"PTTDnake in the factory?" he aBked.
f E "You want to know vot I ma
"cder vactory?" t
"Exactly! Tell us what you make."
"$10 a week."
This letter was written, by a
moderately sensible man, about to
begin a garden at his suburbanhome,
to a tradesman who sells. seeds:
Dear Sir: Having one-quarter
acre of ground, which is not used for
anything but growing stones, I wish
to make it into an attractive and
profitable garden. Please send me
"One dozen strawberry seeds.
"One dozen plum seeds.
"Ten square yards of grass.
"One bee with hive coniplete.
"One concrete path, winding.
"Six wall-flowers with six pieces
"One safety lawn-mower with
patent apparatus for, converting into
a safety razor.
"Also please send me enough
baskets to hold the strawberry and
plum crops and side and back combs
for the honey. The grass should be
green and not the withered kind I
note in so many gardens. The seeds
should be of some flavor that
chickens do not like. Your kind at
tention!. wilL oblige, yours trulyt
"Why, Henry," she exclaimed,
"what is the matter with.. you?' You
It was a minute before he could
control his voice sufficiently to speak.
"I am," he snorted. "I have been
insulted. , '
"How? Who did it?'' And .her
"By1 a scoundrel .who came into my
office this morning. I have -nursed,
my wrath all day, and now I have
come.to-you for advice. What would
you do if a man were to tell you to
go to Jericho and stop there?".
Ashe strode about the room he
.kicked over the tabie and a , couple of
"Why, dear," she. replied; after the
imnulsive mariner of women and with
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