DEY APPEARED To BC VERY
30CrAEl.E MIT VON ANODDER.
DEY HAJP D&R "PlQHTINe
bHlK!T UL KIGHT.
r CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE
rKelly was brought into the dock
vcharged, by his wife, with assaulting
' Mrs. Kelly, who had given her bet
ter half in charge on the previous
might, found that her heart had soft
ened towards him in the meantime.
,Gonsequently, when she took her
stand in the witnessbox she. said she
VWas unable to give evidence against
' "But," protested the judge, "when
you gave your husband in charge you
(Stated that he had struck you in the
"Well, and it's true someone hit me
Itf the mouth, your worship. But, on
thinking it over, I can't say who it
Vas, for I had my back turned to him
aV the time!"
Uncle Sam owes 1,028 million dol-
ttars, Japan 1,242 millions, Prance
6)248 millions. France owes most of
all big nations.
THE ROARINQ LIONESS
He was a lion tamer.
Yet the man who ruled the king c
the forest was in turn ruled by hi3
One evening,' however, he contriv
ed to dine alone with some of his old
bachelor friends, and was detained
convivially until the small hours of
On his way home, fearing that he
might not be received so cordially
as he deserved, he decided to spend
the night elsewhere and later to slip
into his home with the milk quietly,
he hoped, and unobserved.
But, alas! No sooner was he in
side the front door than-a voice from
the top of the stairs greeted him omi
nously: "John, where have yqu been all
"Well, my dear," began John, "I
was afraid of disturbing you, so I
er I slept in the lion's cage."
A tense silence followed this utter
ance. Then one word floated dowj.
-, o o
A young minister had just received
his first call to a country church, and
his wife was excited so much so that
she told everybody the news.
"Do you know, Mrs. Simpkins," she
said, "I can't tell you how delighted I
am. I "
"Yes," replied the sympathetic
hearer, "I quite understand how yo-;
feel. I felt just that way when our
pig won the first prize at Ihe stock
They're trying to break the will of
Mrs. Caroline Bwen, a New York
woman who bequeathed her resid
uary estate of $400,000 to homes for
cats and the like. One of her loving
nephews maintains that any old wo
man who thinks that a good lively
nephew isn't to be preferred before
barrels of sick cats'is laboring under
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