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, JC WORE HEAT! )
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Bobby had the toothache and his jaw wa5
badly swollen before he summoned up cour
age enough to go to the dentist's to haye the
tooth pulled. The dentist was encouraging.
"All right, Bobby," he said, "well fix that
in a second. Open your mouth."
"I can't," said Bobby; "me jaw's swelled
too much." t '
The dentist summoned his assistant'
"You take this big hatpin," he whispered,
"and when I nod you jab it-fcard through the
seat of the chair Bobby is in."
Then he turned back to Bobby.
"Come on, Bobby," he said again; "open
"I can't," said Bobby, J'me jaw's "
Just then the dentist nodded and the as
sistant jabbed hard. Bobby emitted a terrific
yell and when he opened his mouth the den
tist got the tooth.
"Well, he said, "I got her, didn't I?"
"You sure did," said Bobby, rubbing him
self where the hatpin had penetrated, "but
gee, Doc, I never knew de roots went down
NO FOOL LIKE AN OLD ONE
William had just returned from college resplendent in
peg top trousers, silk hosiery, a fancy waistcoat and a
necktie that spoke for itself. He entered the library,
where his father was reading. The old gentleman looked
up and surveyed his son. The longer he looked the more
disgusted he became.
"Son," he finally blurted out, "you look like a fool!"
Later the old major, who lived next door came in and
greeted the boy heartily.
J"William," he said, with undisguised admiration, "you
Jpok exactly like your father did twenty years ago when
he came back from school!"
"Yes," replied William with a smile, "so father was
just telling me."
WILLING TO HELP
The two ladies had been to the opera and were dis
cussing it on their way home in the street car.
"1 think 'Lohengrin' is wonderful' said the lady in the
"It's not bad," said the one in purple velvet, as she
handed the conductor the fare, "but I just love 'Carmen.' "
The conductor blushed. "I'm sorry, Miss," he said
apologetically, "I'm carried. You might try the motor
man, though; I think, he's single."