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THE SMALL-TIME MINSTRELS
"Ah done promises mah wife a 'spensive birfday present, Mistah
"Am yo' stringin' her again, Mistah Persimmons, or does yo' mean it?"
"Ah guess Ah'm stringin' her Ah promised her a rope o' pearls."
"Don't yo' know dat a rope o' pearls costs from $5,000 to $95,000, an'
"Sho' Ah knows it but mah wife don't."
"Dey's a proverb Ah heard once about castin' pearls befo' swine."
"Dat don't 'ply to me, sah. Ah wuzn' goin' to throw dem befo' her
Ah wuz goin' to hand dem to her."
"Mah deah boy, yo' got de wrong conception ob mah observation. Ah
did not mean to insult yo' wife."
'Yo' bettah not. Ah nebber lets mah wife be' insulted by anybody else
while Ah'm aroun'."
"Of course. She knows what to expec from yo'?"
"Yas, an' Ah nebber disappoints her either." ,
"Shecouldn't be insulted after yo' married-her."'.
"Yas, sah, an she depreciates it, too. She says she don't care what
Our silver-larynxed tenor, Mistah Peabody,. will now warble dat whirl
wind success, "By the Trail of the Lonesome Stein."
SERIOUS 1 quiet while buttoning up her dress
"What's the matter, old man?"
"I told ruy-wife -a". joke to lceep her
and she went and laughed and tore
them all oat again. ' N. Y.-Worid.