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THE OPEN MIND
Sunday afternoon the infants' class
had come to an end and the teacher
closed her book, more than satisfied
with the Interest which had been
shown by the boys throughout the
lesson. Before departing, however,
she decided to try to reap some of
the fruit of her labors, so turning to
the, class, she said:
"Now, would any of you like to ask
me any questions? I have a few min
utes to spare, so if there is anything
you want to know don't hesitate to
Little Freddy rose to his feet with
an eagerness which delighted his in
structor. "Please, teacher," he inquired,
without the semblance of a blush,
"have you got any cigaret pictures
on you?" Houston Post.
Mr. WflMns was near the explod
ing point when his neighbor met him
on the street.
"That man Tomkins," he burst
"' out, "has more nerve than anyone
I ever met!"
"Why?" asked his neighbor, du
biously. "He came over to my house last
evening and borrowed my gun to
kill a dog that kept him awake at
"Well, what of that?"
"Why," shouted Mr. Wilkins, "it
was my dog he killed!"
NOT SO AWFUL
Complications are bound to arise
where a deaf man is concerned. The
one in this story was being married,
and the parson asked the usual ques
tion: "Do you take this woman for
your lawful wife?"
"Eh?" said the deaf man.
"Do you take this woman for you?
lawful wife?" This time a bit louder.
The groom seemed to get angry.
"Oh, I don't know," he said; "she
ain't so awful. Tve seen wus than
her that didn't have as much money -