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Flannlgan and Rooney had spent a
fcoupje of hours 'wandering round the
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,. There seemed nothing left to see,
which was distressing. Walking round
in search of new joys they came upon
a door over which flamed the word
"What kind of a beast would that
be?" asked Rooney.
"And I can'tteU yer, Rooney!" said
Flannlgan. "But let's go inside and
see for, ourselves!"
, While playing with a pair of shears
ttle Laura severed one of the m-et-
dest of her golden curls.
wf "My dear child, why did you do
.that asked Aunt Mary, who came
to call soon afterward.
"I wanted 'em so I could take 'em
off and hang 'em on the" bureau," ex-
Lplained the little girl, "just like mam
In a New,Brunswick village a town
character who preferred emphasis to
the verities was a witness in a petty
trial involving an auger. He positive
ly identified it as the property of the
parties to the suit,
"But," asked the attorney for -the
other side, "do you swear that you
know this auger?"
"How long have you known it?"
"I have known that auger," said the
witness impressively, "ever since it
was a gimlet." Everybody's.
NEAR THE SURFACE
It wasa cold day in December and
the superintendent of a charitable in
stitution was examining a number of
poor children as to their claims for
more comfortable clothing. Margaret
was under examination. She was
pinned up quite -securely in a thin
"Have you any clothes at home?"
she was asked.
"What have you got on?"
"Please, this Is my aunt's shawl,
and me dress is next, and then
Very black, very small and very
much impressed with the importance
of her mission, she stood before the
kindly lady of the house.
"I'se de washerwoman's little girl
and mommer she says please to len'
her a dime. She got to pay soma
THE BOSTON ROUTE
The latest Boston story is about a
small child who fell out of a window.
A kind-hearted lady came hurrying
up with the anxious question, "Dear,
dear! How did you fall?"
The child looked up at the ques
tioner and replied, in a voice choking
with sobs, "Vertically, ma'am.'