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. BLEflSE, l)ND SAVE 3ER "FLOORS
J DEY HAF JUST BEEN RDUSHED.
j MOW, VOT ISS JJER ' --
V C ALAM1TY DISS i
A letter brought by the postman
was thinner than the bulky ones
which a struggling young author
usually received, and he tore it open
eagerly and read: "Your recent
favor stating that you enclose manu
script of story, with stamps for re
turn if not suitable, has been receiv
ed. Your contribution is accepted."
-v;. at lengtn: exciaimeu me young
author joyfully. But his heart seem-
-ed to sink as his eyes caught the fol
lowing: "P. S. You neglected to
enclose the manuscript!
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f ALL OR
y i ve come 10
? daughter's hand,"
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If.'. . -
?t "Can't have it!"
parent. .'I ain't in the installment
CHiiaiTioaa AXTVioti trftn nan oitTi-nnff TtA
puuviuyut muvu j& x4iu. ouyib4tG
entire girl, then you
N. Y. World.
asic you ior your,
faltered the young
snapped the stern
can have her."
A HANDY GIFT
Mrs. Bagwig was no exception to
the general rule. She believed im
plicitly In the Heaven-sent genius of
her offspring and there were five of
Above all was she convinced that
Gervangeline was born to charm the
best audiences of Europe by her gift
for piano playing.
So at the age of ten Gervangeline
was sent twice a week to the expen
sive academy of Herr Poppanflzzel.
At the end of the first term the"
proud mother called on the great
man, In order to give him an oppor
tunity of holding forth on Gervari
geline's genius. Said she: v
"Now, professor, how long will it
be before my daughter Is a really
Herr Poppanflzzel thought for a"
few minuter. At last:
"Dot Is a ding impossible to delL"
"How's that?" said Mrs. Bagwig, In
a mofcher-fighting-for-her-young BOrt
of voice. "I'm sure she has the neces
sary qualifications, hasn't she now?"
"Veil, madam," said the professor,,
"she haf two hands!"
"Oh, George!" breathed Janet in
eager excitement, "did you tell father
that you had saved up $500?" "
"And what did "he say?"
"He said, 'Fine! You're just the
man I'm looking for." '
"Yes, yes; go on!'
" "Lend it to me,
N. Y. World.
Mabel, who was an ardent admirer
of her own vocal powers, had been
selected to sing a solo at a church
entertainment The following morn
ing at the breakfast table she said to
her younger brother, "Well, Iv never
thought my voice would fill that large
hall!" "Neither did I," answered her
brother unfeelingly". "I thought it
would empty it!"
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