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HIS HAPPIEST MOMENT
s A bachelor of considerable wealth
was much sought after by many of
kthe most "charming young women of
the town. A very pretty maiden was
sure she had brought him almost to
the point of proposal.
"What was the happiest moment
of your life?" she asked, while they
were taking a stroll one evening.
"The happiest moment of'my life,"
answered the 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.
' Dentist Have you been, anywhere
Patient--l went to see the chemist
i,ln our village.
C -JJenust Ana wnat miotic aavice
did he give you?
Patient He told me to come and
see you, sir.
l . SO SUDDEN - -' " M
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 favor of the
English than the American mode of
"Yes?" she returned, rather unin
teresedly. I "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 not fit your finger.
Will you try it on?"
"Oh, dear!" said the girl, blushing
becomingly; "this is quite unexpect
ed. Why, I neyer 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 Mss 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 111 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."
. o o-, !
TO START WITH
Dauber (standing before his pic
tures) What do you think I'd better
Candid Friend A little talent, my;