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A visitor one day mentioned to Vol
taire that he had recently spent some
time with Albrecht von Haller, the
Swiss physiologist. .
"Ah," said Voltaire, "he is a great
man, a great poet, a great natural
ist, a great philosopher a man of
"What you say, monsieur," the
visitor said, "is all the .more credit-
rable to you, inasmuch as Von Hal
ler does not do you the same justice."
"Alas!" replied Voltaire, with a
grim smile. "Very likely we are both
' "I do have the worst trouble with
"What's the cause?"
qdfc "The service, of course. Let me
show you. Hello, exchange, hello.
Whv Acm't von answer? T want Mrs
"Brown, Mrs. Julia Brown. What num
ber? Sixty-two Tanglefoot street.
Number? I just told you. Oh, that?
You mean her telephone, number?
-i wny, it s mere, you ve gone ana put
T1 it. out of my head. I'll have, to look
la the bopkt iDear, dear, the book is
upstairs. Well, I never In all my life
sa? such serviced' " Cleveland Plain
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'"This soup reminds we of some
thing Jve tasted before."
. "Oh. do tell us what," asked the ex-
f "Well, I can't remember exactly,
but it s some place or other where I
"Was in swimming." N. YWorld. ,
"Papa," asked James, "wouldn't
you be glad If I saved a dollar for
"Certainly, my son," said Papa, so
delighted at this evidence of budding
business ability that he handed the
youth a dime.
"Well, I saved it all right," said
James, disappearing. "You said if I
brought a good report from my
teacher you would give me a dollar,
but I didn't"
RANGE OF CHOICE
Sylvia, supple and slender, and
Aunt Belle, bulky and benign, had re
turned from a shopping tour. Each
had been trying to buy a ready-made
Sylvia was asked what success
each had in her efforts to be fitted.
"Well," said Sylvia,'! got along pret
ty well, but Aunt Belle is getting so
fat that about all she can get, ready
made, is an' umbrella." Youth's
Mrs. Hunt (a popular and pros
perous pauper) Now, Albert, what'U
yer say when I take yer into the kind
Albert (a proficient pupil) Oh!
All right. I know; put on a beautiful
lorst look and say, "Oh! muwer, is