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The young man had borrowed five
dollars from the rich old one, promis
ing to bring it back one week from
date. The millionaire let him have it
and at the promised time the borrow
er brought it back.
"Now, Mr. Bullion," said the young
man, "I've been square with you in
this matter, and I want to borrow
fifty dollars for a fortnight"
The old man shook his head.
''Sorry," he said, "but I can't let
you have it"
"Why not?" and the young man
was greatly astonished.
"Because you have disappointed
me, and l doii't want to be disappoint
The borrower was". more surprised
than ever. ' .
"What do you mean by being .dis
"This," explained the' moneyed
man. "I let yQU have'that five dollars;
not expecting ever to get it again, and
I did. Now,, if I let you have fifty dol
lars I should expect to get it again,
and I never would. No, str," he added
conclusively, "one disappointment is
enough. Good day!" And that end
Whistler and Oscar Wilde did not
love each other over much, and as
they constantly met in London, draw
ing rooms their sparring was pretty
On one occasion. Whistler made a
remark' so brilliant as to provoke ap
plause even from Wilde.
"By joye, Whistler," ne exclaimed,
I wish I had skid that"
"Never v mind," replied Whistler,..
IT IS POSSIBLE
While waiting betvsren trains at a
country town, a traveler walked into
the village cemetery.JHe saw & monu.
inerit; one of the-largest in the ceme
tery, and read with surprise' the in
scription oh it: "5 'Lawyer and ah
Honest. Man." ;-
PThen be walked all around it and ex
amined 'the grave closely. Another
iaK me .cemetery approacnea ana
ph "Have you round tne grave of an
f "No; but i was wondering how they
cameto bury thoBe two fellows 'in
A MOULKN WUMMIM
"Do ybii charge your husband with
tearing y&ur hah:. Did' you scream?'
I would have, your honor, but T
Y, " A NOISE
"Did-yoji enjoy yOuf-trip to Green
h"Oh, yes," replied Mrs. Parvenu; "it.
was perfectly delightful to sit on the
idehergs.and hear the bafflns bay."
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