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GIRU GRADUATE GROWS GAWKY AND
UNGAINLY, GRUMBLES EDUCATOR
Wellesley, Mass. "The college girl
- turns her mind exclusively to higher
education and remains indifferent to
the things of outward beauty;" says
Miss Bertha Bailey, Wellesley grad
uate and educator.
Hollow chests and curved backs,
she asserts, are suplanting the lovely
charms that poets until now have
been able to celebrate in the female
of the species. The question of cos
metics vs. economics arose, and she
questioned whether it was not as im
portant to understand the way of in
creasing one's attractiveness as it
was to know the "law of diminishing
"Ma wants two pounds of butter
exactly like what you sent us last. If J
it ain't exactly ime mat sne won't
take it," said a small boy.
The grocer turned to his numerous
customers " and remarked blandly:
"Some people in my business don't
like customers who "are particular,
but I do. It's m.y delight to serve them
and get them what they want. I will
attend to you in a "moment, little
"Be sure and get the samekind;"
said the small boy-' "A lot of pa's rela-'
tives are visiting our house, and' ma 1
doesn't want 'em to come again!"
A HOSPITABLE WISH
"I can't come up to your house
now I've got to watch that hole in
' "Oh, very well. Drop.in. some time."