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you give me your name,
A TRICK OF THE TRADE
"Stop!" thundered the client .,at
ft the" barber, who was cutting his hair.
Then, he continued, in somewhat
"Why do you insist upon telling me
,those horrible, blood-curdling stories
ghosts and robbers while you are
.Cutting my hair?"
VFm venr sorrv. sir. renlied the
barber, "but, you see, when I tell stor- new york The magazine 'feditera
jes like that to my clients, their hair lunch club has got a pritty good goak
stands on end and it makes it ever on one of their members.
sfr3nuch easier to cut." the club is quite some institution,
i MODIFIED 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 np
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 htimen beings, and the dilog i3
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 ill have to read it
and as like as not maby he will, if
he gets time before or after lunch,
some day. johny
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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 cerits. there it soon
mounts up." Washington Stan
iSSfMie week after her father bought
;B&automobile, Julia, aged five, Baid
rayer like this: Forgive us our
asses as we forgive those who
o pass us!" Life.
'.oaf F ' n n
!j "Pardon me, miss, but this isn't
W TA A SEAriNS, O