Shefirmly1 decardthat: the man. she shouldmarry
. f Must whollyjjCpnfbrm to a- certain ideal.
He mustn't be Tiopiely, like Tom Dick and Harry,
' r But handsome and noble, with muscles like steel;
He must lave an intellect masterly,-splendid,
Ambition andpower and honor and fame,
,With knowledge and humor delightfully blended
v And other requirements tocTmany to name.
She married a chapvwho was dull as you find 'em,
Ana nomeiy, uesiues, as an, unpamteu lence; r
The wise, ones had long ago left him behind 'emV
His LACK of ambition was something., intense;
- His humor was-mjnus and, as for his knowledge, '
He hadn't enough jto come In when it rains ;j
His father had wanted to send him to college,
But found to his grief that he hadn't the brains.
Yet SHE doesn't think she has been inconsistent;
She truly belieyes be is all that she thought;
She clothes him with charms'-that are quite non-existent
.And dreams him he wonderful man that, she .sought;
Wenotice her choice and we 'chuckle and chortle
And wonder how. such a poor dub could appeal, '
But SHE takes' that commonplace, every-day mortal
-And firmly believes she' has found Her Ideal!
WANTED A POINTER '.
The preacher came along and
found Johnnie, fishinev
"My son!" he exclaimed, VI am-
.surprised to find you fishing here."
i'Why," said Johnnie'db you 'know
any place where they're biting bet
, MUSIpAL TASTE
Compose Tve got a new song
that's bound to make'a hit. Concert
JJdanager Anyense in. it? "None
at all" "Anyun. in it?" "Not a
'bit." "Any music in it?" "Not a
note." "Quite right! Youfve got a
ter?" N. Y.-World.".
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