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"For two cents," she retorted. "I'd
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it it will be a tight squeeze." "Oh,
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DID SHE KNOW ANYTHING
Mildred was visiting her soldier
brother at the barracks.
"Sis,' he said, "1 wish you had said
you were coming. I'm on duty, but a
fellow bandsmen of mine will show
you the sights."
The girl naturally psked many
questions of her brother's friend as
they went the round.
"Who is that man?" she Inquired,
pointing to a color-sergeant.
"Oh, he once shook hands with the
King!" said her escort "That's why
he wears a crown on his arm!"
The gymnastic instructor, with a
badge of crossed Indian clubs on his
arms, was standing In the yard.
"That's the barter," replied the
girl's companion, In answer to .her
query. "Can't you Bee he's wearing
A number of stars upon the cuff of
a veteran next aroused the fair visi
"He's the battery astronbmer,
gravely explained her cavalier
"Guides us home by the stars when!
we've lost our way on night ma-
"Very interesting!' said the girl,
with a twinkle in her eyes.
Then, noting his bandsman's badge
the model of an ancient stringed
instrument she asked sweetly of her
escort: "I suppose that design on
your arm denotes that you're thq
AN UNUSUAL ADVANTAGE
When the captains of opposing
football teams met to toss for the
choice of ends, the field on which the
game was to beplayed had sheets of
water standing on it, owing to recent
heavy rains. "Do we have to play in
this fluid?" said one, looking at the
flooded field. "Yes, of course you
do!" was the impatient reply. "Come,
some, you've won the toss! Which
end do you take?" "Well," said the
6ther "well, I think we'll play with,
the tide!" i