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SAVED US MATE
mon whtfl cVi nnf in cr 1 i f H rt
knowing that a policeman was
atching them frdm behind a hedge,
foi his suspicions were aroused. $ud
de dy he darted out into the open and
. a- ne upon them.
'I want to se6 your licenses," he
mmedlately one of the men ran
-a ay as "hard as he could go.! Con-
iced now that his suspicions were
xi rrect, the policeman pursued him
s.ab hill and down dale for about &A
: mple of miles. At last he caUght
im, and again demanded the license.
rSlo his surprise it was instantly
"What on eartn am you make me
ruin all this wav for. if yoU've cot a
Jliense?" cried the police officer .an
il" 'Cause my mateliad'n't got one!"
was the reply.
THE "SMALL-TIME" MINSTRELS
"How'd yd' lub to lib out in de
country, Mistah Huckleberry, wha'
da ain't nuffin to do but run a dairy
an' milk abqjit sebehty-five cows?'
"'Scu-Use me, Mistah Persim
mons! Ah'm done wif aquaculture."
"Yo means agriculture, don' yo'?"
"Nossah! Aquaculture. Ah had a
idea once Ah'd git me a place injce-
rural regions wif plenty oh niceure
water, an1 staht a frog fahm. Ah an
swered a ad., an a lan' shark took
me out to show me a swamp he had.
Ah fallowed dat lan' shark all ober
it like a trained seaL 4DIs ground
am pretty low,' Ah says'. Trass,' he
says, 'an' de lower it gits, de prettier
it gits.' 'Do it ever git higher? ' I asks.
'Yass, when it rains,' he says. Says
Ah, "What do yo' do fo' drainage?'
Says he, 'Oh, it am bound to run off
When it overflows.' 'Ef Ah- starts to
raise frogs here,' Ah says,,What Ah
goin' do till de frogs git market size?'
Says he, 'Raise ducks.' Says Ah,
'What Ah goin' feed dem ducks?' He
says, 'Yd' don' hab to feed dem ducks
dey eats frogs.' So Ah bought 20
acres ob Watah wif 20 acres of land
"Hab yo' gone over it wif a plow?"
"No, but Ah hab gone over it in a
"Ah means de land not de
"Ah means bofe. De land am un
der de Watah. It was frowed in."
"YoU hab difficulty in irrigatin' dat
"Ah knows dat. Nuffin left to do
but dry-farm it!"
Music "Moonlight on the Lake."
(All these fields are mine; won't you
have a bath?)
Mn an advertisement the principal
of a school mentioned her lady as
sistant and the "reputation for teach
ing which ahe bears'" but th"e printer
left out the ''which"; so the adver
tisement went forth commending the
lady's "reputation for teaching sha