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A TR'CK OF THE TRADE
"Stop'" thundered the client ?t
the barber, who was cutting his hair.
Then, he continued, in somewhat
"Why do you insist upon telling me
those horrible, blood-curdling stories
of ghosts and robbers while you are
cutting my hair?" '
"I'm very sorry, sir," replied the
barber, "but, you see, when I tell stor
ies like that to my clients, their hair
stands on end and it makes it ever
so much easiec to cut."
The week after her father bought
an automobile, Julia, aged five, said
her prayer like this: -Forgive us our
trespasses as we 'forgive those who
kss rrv tn rass us
TWrnfi-, " g o '
;i "Will you. 'give me your
& '"Pardon me? "miss, but this isn't
j I leaj) year."
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new york The magazine editers
lunch club has got a prrtty good goak
on one of their members.
the club is quite some institution,
as lunch is a very importent occasion
with magazine editers.
all magazine editers goes to lunch
at 1 o'clock and gets back to work at
four, its a rule of the union, and no
boddy was ever known to brake it
well, the uther day the club had
been eating for about 2 hours and
was just getting nicely warmed up
on the job when an outsider that had
been invited begun telling one of the
editers how mutch he liked a review
the editer had written about a new
beleave me, mr. brannigan, he says,
your dope on that there book is all
to the mustard
it's got the best plot i've seen in"a
munth of Sundays, the characters are
reel humen beings, and the dilog is
full of the old pep
well well, says mr. brannigan, you
don't tell me, would you mind telling
me the name of the book again, i
guess i'll have to read it
and as like as not maby he will, if
he gets time before or after lunch,
some day. johny
REBUTTING A LIBEL
A judge once said to a terrible
"And you actually had the heart to
murder this poor man for -a matter
of 50 cents!"
"Well, your honor,", said the crim
inal, with an injured-innocence" air,
"what do you expect? Fifty cents
here and 50 cents there it sooa'
mounts up." Washington Star.
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