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HOW. IT WAS MANAGED
"Did you "do as I told you, Willie,"
inquired the pother, "and not ask
Mrs. Winters for pie a second time?"
"Yes'm," paid Willie proudly. "I
didn't have to ask more than once; I
got the first piece without asking."
Ladles' Home Journal.
"Mother," asked Tommy, "Is it
tjjcorrect to say that you 'water a
horse' when he Is thirsty?
"Yes, my dear, said his. mother.
"Well, then," said Tommy, picking
up a saucer, "I'm going to milk the
cat" Ladles' Home Journal.
Stimson (to Willie, reading the pa-
per) -What .are you looking so
, cheerful about, Willie?
u I wuue i see a iol ui American
Wp) school-teachers are detained indefi-
initeiy in Europe, uie. ,
"Father," said his son, looking up
with a puzzled expression on his
face, "what Is pride?"
"Pride," returned the father,
"pride! Why a oh, surely you
know what pride is. A sort of be
ing stuck up, a kind of well, proud,
you know. Just get the dictionary."
"Here it Is," Bald the latter, after
an exhausting search. " 'Pride be
ing proud.' "
"Um yes, that's it," replied the
"Well, lpok at 'proud,' That's the
way; you have got to hunt these
things out, my kid. What does it
" 'Proud having pride.' "
"That's itl There you are, as cleai
as day. I tell you, Johnny, there ia
nothing like a good dictionary when
you are young. Take care of the
binding, my son, as you put it back."
The great banker looked keenly at
the young man.
"How much do you. want?"
"A thousand would tide me over."
"And what security can you of
fer?" "I can offer you," said the young
man, impressively, "my own personal
The old man arose, with a slow
smile, and raised the lid of a big Iron
bound chest which stood in the cor
ner. "Will you get in here, please?" ho
"In there? Why?" aflked the start
led young man.
"Because," was the reply, "this is
the place in which I always keep my
JIMMY'S BAD LUCK
"Jimmy is such an unfortunate
boy," remarked old Mrs. Stimson.
"He joined an athletic club, and the
first time he went there he broke one
of the best recordg they had." . -
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