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While a reporter was telephoning
l'llis story from Sing Sing a convict,
hammering on the floor, made it hard"
:fbr the reporter to hear. "Would
3tqu mind stopping for a few min
utes ?" asked the report.
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K "My husband sees pink elephants
hen he drinks."
. Mine nas a worse aeiusion tnan
tthat. He sees green dogs. It's very
"Why, her goes and buys licenses
Grandma Well, Bobbie; have you
had all the-dinner you want?
Bobbie No; I only had all I can
eat Boston Transcript.
n. y. it ain't evry husband that's
ready to speak a good word for his
wife when he gits a chanst
but sometimes there is one, as a
lady in brooklin found out
this- lady has a washwoman with a
large famely of small children, apd
evry onct in a while the lady goes out
to see how they are gitting. along
the washwoman also has a hus
band named uncle jake, but he aint
around the the house much in the
daytime, speshly in the fishing season
the uther day the lady went over
to see the famely, and just as she
was going in the gate, here was
uncle jake coming out of it with a
fish pole in his hand
uncle jake, she said, I don't see how
you can go off fishing like this ana
leave your wife at the washfcub
oh, that's all right, ma'am, says
uncle jake, she dont need no watchin,
she will work just as hard as if i was
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An American girl was bringing an
English" girl home with her, and to
ward the end of the voyage re
marked: "It is delightful to feel that one is
so near home. We ought to sight
Sandy Hook this afternoon."
"Shall we?" exclaimed her friend.
"That will be nice. Don't tell me
which he is. I can always pick a
Scotchman out of a crowd."
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"Is there much competition in your
office?" asked Miss Skittles.
"Sure!" replied Miss Skids. "Be
tween the mirror and the clock."
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