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ALL THROUGH HIS BELLOWS
, rarsonwells -went off to buv a
i horse, and, as this marked an epoch
in his carfipr in Pilhnrv his hnnA-
rnom was sugntly excited.
"Master," confidentially said old
Shooks, the gardener, "if you're
tfiinking of buyin' Corby's black-an'-jyhite
horse, let me tell you it's short
vyind'ed." , . "Right! I'll eive it a trial to teat
it,' answered the narson knowinelv:
Wfrtprqspective seller that he would like
After a fair gallop, the horse re
& Now, sir, isn't his coat fine?" said
the owner. "Irvine: to distract the nar-
tajpn's- attention from the horse's ob-
rm a uacK.
"YfiR .mv vnni man " oama iha
Mvdck answer; "but I don't like the
WHY TRADE SLACKENS
Business was slack, but Jones, the
barber, hearing a customer's foot
step, immediately busied himself with
the razor strop.
IBs spirits dropped, however, when
informed that the man wanted noth
ing more than to have his hair
"Shave yourself, doirc you, sir?"
he inquired, as he snipped the hair
round the customer's ears.
. "Yes. How did you know that?"
"No barber would turn out a job
like' that in these hard days. Besides,
we might as well shut up shop if
everybody shaved themselves."
'Terhaps," murmured the custom
er indifferently, adjusting the towel
round his neck.
Jones" snipped and cut in silence,
but after a few moments broke out
again in an aggrieved tone of voice:
"You're in business, ain't you, sir?
Well, suppose no barbers ever bought
anything of you, -how would you
"Shouldn't mind," answered, 'the
customer off-handedly. "I sell mouth
The barber finished hurriedly, and
A lesson in elementary anatomy
had been in progress. But the teacher
did not flatter himself that he had
made any lasting contribution to the
knowledge of his, pupils.
Now, can anybody tell me," said
he at last, "what part of the body is
the most hardly treated?"
Only one youth showed any signs
of intelligence, but he was most en
"Well, Sammy, you seem- to be the
only boy who has learnt anything.
Tell the class what you know."
The part of the body what has the
rottenest time is the eye." -
How is that, Sammy?"
"Because all day it is under the
lash, and every night it gets a good