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"AND HE MEANT SO WELL
"Oh, thank you," exclaimed the
(fear old lady, as a laborer surrender-
fij3 his seat to her in a crowded car;
"thanlc you very much!"
"That's orl right, mum," was the
And" the pld lady sat down, smiling
sweetly at her horny-banded knight.
He, for his part, returned this, .salute
Si vhy what he thought was a polite and
, J: jgracious nod. Then:
2 if! ' 7- "Wot T RP.7. ia." he juMp.H. "a. man
(V Pj ""never ort to let a woman stand.
A 1 1 That's wot I sez. Some men- never
I litest up unless she's pretty, but-to me,
I 4'ilwmum. looks don't make no difference.
S. woman's a woman, even, if she
b ain't a beauty. That's wot I sez."
Ethel Jack Huggard told me a
Jong story last night. Kitty Is he
,-an Interesting story teller? Ethel
I should say so! He held his audi-
Ififtp frojn start to finish.
TROUT FOR HIM
A patient young angler was dili
gently plying his rod and line.
"Do you know," howled the irate
owner, appearing on the scene, "that
you are fishing in forbidden water?
Yes, sir, preserved water. And per
haps you will allow me to inform you
that I have been to considerable ex
pense in well stocking It with fish."
"Ah, yes," exclaimed the angler,
languidly. "And with what fish, may
I ask, have you so liberally replea
ished the stream?"
"With roach, sir, my favorite fish."
"Ah, well, then, In that case,"
blandly observed the youth, "there's
no need for you to worry further, for
I am fishing for trout."
SHE USED TO ,
Mrs. Tremendous Blank advertised
for a maid and got a lot of answers.
Prom the crowd of applicants she
chose one. And ere long there was
trouble in the family. The maid haJ
been employed elsewhere, and, she
knew the difference.
One day the lady became acrimoni
ous: "Do you call yourself a lady's
"I used to, ma'am," replied the
servant, "before I worked for you."
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"Young man, we need brains itf
our business." "I know you do.
That is why I'm looking for a job
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Like an oyster and get stewed.