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CAVE HOT ONES!
"Now, boys," said a Sunday school
teacher, "I want each of you to sub
scribe something towards the mission
rto the Cariboos.
itjpx round and as each of you con
! tribute you will, I hope, say some ap
propriate text. Now, Charlie, show a
A ruddy-faced urchin stepped for
ward, drqpped in
"It is better to give than to re
ceive." t Then another contributed a cop
"Waste not, want
This was ruled
jorder, but it was
.third youngster, who evidently part
ed witn nis penny witn extreme re
luctance, for as he dropped it into the
d)bx he murmured:
i"A fool and his money are soon
I shall hand the
his coin, and ob-
somewhat out of
fairly capped by a
She sailed into the telegraph office
and 'rapped on the counter. The clerk
remembered that she had been there
about ten minutes before as he came
forward to meet her. He wondered
what she wanted this time.
"Oh," she said, "let me have that
telegram I wrote just -ow; I forgot
something very important I wanted
to underscore 'perfectly lovely in ac
knowledging the receipt of that
bracelet. Will it cost anything ex
tra?" "No, ma'am," said the clerk, as he
handed her the message.
The young lady drew two heavy
lines beneath the words and said:
"It's awfully good of you to let mq
do that. It will please Arthur ever sd
"Don't mention it," said the cllric,
"If you would like it, J will put a few
drops of violet extract on the tele
gram at the same rates."
"Oh, thank you, sir! You don'$
know how much I would appreciate;
it I'm going to send all my telegrams
through this office. You are so oblige
And the smile she gave him wouldi
have done anyone good, with the
possible exception of Arthur.
There was a rumpus at the chil
dren's breakfast table, and on com
ing down to see what it was all about
the mistress of the house found the'
little ones crying out for spoons to
eat their eggs with.
She rang the bell sharply, and
when the maid, who was fresh to
service, appeared, she reproved he?
"Mary, Mary, when you lay eggs in
future, be .careful to lay egg-spoons
Customer I must say, waiter, this
is the first time I've
tender steak here. Walter (aghast)
Good gracious! I must have given,
you the proprietor's steak!
ever had a really