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The trouble caused by balky horses
came up for discussion in the lobby
of a Washington hotel, and Congress
man Asbury P. Lever, of South Caro
lina, -was reminded of a fellow-citizen
One day a neighbor came across
Ezra's rig standing in the middle of
the road, with Ezra seated in the
wagon playing the usual waiting
. game. Occasionally the horse would
turn his head and look back, and then
with a large display of peevishness
Ezra would shy a small stone at the
"Say, Ez," remarked the wonder
ing neighbor, "what in the deuce are
ye chuckin' stones at him fer? That
won't start him."
"It's jes' this way, Sam," responded
Ezra. "I don't mind a hoss balkin'
now an' then, but Til be denied if 111
stand fer him turnin' around ter grin
at me eeery minute er so." Philadel
"Do you see that man going along
with his head in the air, sniffing with
"Yes, I know him."
"I suppose he believes in taking in
the good", pure ozone."
"No, he's hunting for a motor ga
rage, I believe."
"You're a mighty poor talker, espe
cially to the girls. How did you raise
the nerve to propose to Miss Sweet?"
"Oh, I didn't say much of anything
to her. I handed her a solitaire ring
and, she slipped it on her left fore
finger and said: 'All right, it fits!' "
N. Y. World.
NOT THE SAME
"I'm going downtown this morn
"Shopping, my dear?"
"No, I haven't time for that; -just to
buy some things' that I need.