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, LifKKUP ACk PEEK1, '
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Her soldier son in India had sent
1i cablegram, and Mrs. Blund'erleigh's
voice rang with pride when speaking
of it to her impressed neighbors.
"'Yes, they be wonderful things,
they telegraphs," said she. . "Just
fancy, come from Indy all they
tVimiani1c,rkr mlloa "
ff 'Add so quick, too," put in her best
yuicK am t tne wora 10 nc; put m
Mrs. Blunderleigh. "Why, when I got
it the gum on the envelope wasn't
kJLel EmPy.e'JSir, I would respectfully
f'CTrask you tor-an Increase in salary;
i i ri-'nave got .mamea . lately.
Manager of the Works Very sor-
i ry5 Jtiorneynana, i can be or no as-
krWofsiTiPA in vnn Tha nnmnanv tc nnf
responsible ior. any accidents mat
happen to Its employes when off duty. ,
HAD HER EYE ON H!M
A well-known writer was present
recently at a dress rehearsal of a
comedy played by amateurs at a Lon
don theater. The rehearsal went well,
but the hero, whom we will call B ,
seemed rather hard and cold. The
novelist sat in the stalls next to a
charming lady of middle age. She
said, at the end of the third act: "It
goes beautifully, doesn't it?"
"Beautifully," said the gentleman.
"But B doesn't make love to that
pretty girl in as ardent a manner as
I could wish. His love-making, in
fact, strikes me as yery tame and
The lady frowned. "He jwoh't put
any more spirit in it while'M?ve got
my eye on him, let me tell.ydu," she
said. 'I'm Mrs. B ."
'TWAS HARD ,
WJien Patrick Mullins obtained a
situation on a railway in the useful
if not ornamental capacity of .plate
layer, 'he bid" fair to shine In his -profession.
But, alas! There came a sad
day when Pat was not quick enough
hi getting out of the way of an on
coming engine. True, he made a des
perate leap for life, but hot intime to
prevent the engine hurling him off
"Phwat phwat was- it struck
me?" he inquired weakly, when he
"Well, Pat," answered a fellow-
workmen, "you was struck by the
"The tender, was it? Well, think
the good fairies it wasn't the tough!
By the powers, 'twas quite hard
CHARLIE .KEEPS A CARD INDEX
"Charlie! is so systematic."
"I asked him in my lastr letter if
he lked my eyes1, and now he refers
me to his communication of Feb. 24,
Says he treated the subject exhaus
tively in that communicationii