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THE MASTER'S VOICE
"We have come," said the chair-
man of the committee,' "to ask you to
take this nomination. The city needs
a man like you strong, brave, self
made, self-reliant, owning no master,
fearing no man."
The great man was visibly touched.
'Til not deny," said he, "that your
kind words have shaken my resolu
tion. I trust that, if elected, I may
justify your confidence and prove
that I am indeed strong, brave, self
reliant; that I own no master and
fear on man. Suppose you wait a
minute till I sea if my wife will let
me accept?" N. Y. World.
AND HE DID
An enthusiastic citizen, on the
verge of a trip to Europe, was re
joicing over the fact and descanting
on the pleasures to come.
"How delightful it will be," said he
to his wife, "to tread the bounding
billow and inhale the invigorating
oxygen of the sea. The sea! The
r boundless sea! I long to Bee it! To
breathe in great draughts of life-giving
air. I shall want to stand every
moment of the voyage on the prow of
the steamer with my mouth open"-
"You probably will, dear," inter
rupted his wife encouragingly;
"that's what all ocean travelers do."
N. Y. World.
Miss Curley kept a private school
and one morning was interviewing a
"What does your father do to earn
his living?" the teacher asked the
"Please, ma'am," was the prompt
reply, "he doesn't live with us. My
mother supports me."
"Well, then," asked the teacher,
"how does your .mother earn her liv
ing?" "Why," replied the little girl, in an
artless manner, "she gets paid for,
staying away from father.'