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' f OpR WHC-ESALp. BUT HE p.
HIS HAPPIEST MOMENT
A bachelor of considerable wealth
was much sought after by many of
the most charming young women of
the town. A very pretty maiden was
ure she had brought him almost to
the point of proposal.
"What was the happiest moment
of your ljfe?" she asked, while they
were taking a stroll one evening.
"The happiest moment of my life,"
answered Jthe bachelor, with a remin
iscent smile, "was when the jeweler
took back an engagement ring and
gave me some cuff links in ex
change." N. Y. World.
w PROFESSIONAL ADVICE
Dentist Have you been anywhere
itient -I went to see the chemist
entist Anu what idiotic advice
jdjdhe give you?
itaiifini uexom me ui come ana
- SO SUDDEN
Try as he would, the bashful man
seemed unable to pay her any direct
compliment until he turned the con
"I am rather more in iavor of the
English than the American mode of
"Yes?" she returned, rather unin
terestedly. "Yes, indeed; take 'parlour,' for in
stance. Having 'u' in it makes all the
difference in the world."
Producing a small, square box from
his pocket, he went on nervously;
"I have ventured to bring you a
small present, but I am afraid that
perhaps it will pot fit your .finger.
Will you try it on?"
"Oh, dear!" said the girl, blushing
becomingly; "this is quite unexpect
ed. Why, I never dreamed that you
really cared enough "
Poor man ! Instead of grasping the
opportunity, in both hands, he open
ed the box and produced a thimble!
Then the "thermometer dropped
about ten degrees. Top-Notch.
"So you don't call on Miss Bute
any more. Quarreled?"
"Well, I told her I preferred to have
her kiss me before and not after she
kissed the pet dog."
"And what did she say?"
"She said I evidently forgot that
the dog might have his preferences,
POOR OLD FATHER
"Mother, I think I'll slip on my
raincoat and run over to the post
office for the maiL"
"Why, my dear, it isn't fit for a
dog to be out. Let your father go."
TO START WITH
Dauber (standing before his pic
tures) What do you think I'd better
Candid Friend A little talent, mar