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Two men were talking of the hard
times, says "Lippincott's Magazine."
"Does your wife' ever grieve be
.cause she threw over a wealthy man
in order to marry you?" queried Hall.
"Well, she started to once," was
the reply, "but I cured her of it with
"I wish you would tell me how,"
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,lier," replied the other, "and I grieved
harder and longer than she did!"
TIME WAS UP!
iZr Binks, with a yawn, said to a fish-
U "Time ain't very valuable to you,
brother, thats plain. Here I been
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ain't had a bite."
"Well," drawled the fisherman,
.hny time's too valuable, anyhow, to
4M,waste three hours of it watchin' a
TTfBller fish that ain't gittin' a'bite."
new york. little gorgie has got
himself into a feerful mess agen
i dont know which is the madder
at him; his pa or his ma
and yet you cant reely blaim gorgie
so mutch, it hardly was his fault
it was in scool it hapened, the class
was studying all about the meaning
the teacher gave them the word
"recooperate" and they had to look it
up and tell her what it meant ,
well, gorgie he begged a nickel of
fen his grandpa and went to the
movies, and he dident study his 'les
sen at all
so the next day when the teacher
asked him what did the word "re
cooperate" mean, he just stood like a
boob and dident say nuthing
now, gorgie, says the teacher, try
ing to help him along, your father
is a hard-working man, aint he
yessum, says gorgie
well, says the teacher, after your
pa has got home at night, and had
his supper, what does he do then
gorgie just stood there like a hichin
post and never said a word for about
2 minnits, and then he says
please, mam, that's what ma would
like to find out
gee, even the teacher had to laff,
and then lizzy jones she went and
told gorgie's ma, and his ma told his
pa, and home has been kind of a sad
place for gorgie ever sinse."
o o ' '
HER TURN NOW
"Be warned in time. Don't you
know that girl smokes, drinks and
gambles at bridge?"
"I know. I am going to marry her
to Yeform her." Louisville Courier
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