WHY THE NAME WAS CHANGED
A daughter was born recently to a
-family named Catt living In an In
'dfana city. The mother had a dear
girl friend named Allie, and so, with
tuat figuring the combination, named
he baby Allie. It was only the broad
file oMhe physician asking the
ne chosen In order that he might
ke the proper birth return that in
:ed the parents to change the
.'nam p. hurriedlv to that nf Mniirlf
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IV J SHORE! J
ft'1 suddosb If it had been a bov vou
would have named him Thomas," the
physician suggested to the father.
Say ma, that new lady In the
bjouse next door gave me a piece of
it l hope you thanked her very po-
tjely for it"
"What did you say to her?"
"I said I wished pop had met her
before he got 'quainted with you."
N. Y. World.
SPOILED THE EFFECT "
James had proposed and had been
rejected. As he left his darling Fanny
he felt that the "light of his life had
gone out." He arose after a restless
night, and in the agony of despair
penned the following:
"J3ariing Fanny My sufferings
are greater than I can bear. I cannot
live without your love. I have, there
fore, just taken poison, the effects of
which I am already beginning to f eeL
By the time you read these lines I
shall have joined the great, silent
majority. When I leave this mortal
coil, I trust that you will shed a silent
tear over my tomb in remembrance
of happy days gone by.
Your Dying Lover.
This touching epistle he sent to his
After readjng the note the young
lady paled, and, turning to the boy,
asked what 'he was waiting for.
"The gent tole me to wait for an
Mr. Bachrack is a most consider
ate husband, but of course there Is a
Upon leaving home one morning,
his wife requested him to purchase
for her a pair of shoes, giving him
a detailed description of the same.
Promptly on his luncheon hour
Mr. Bachrack proceeded to the shoe
"I want a pair of button shoes for
my wife," he announced, as the clerk
"What kind do you wish?"
"Doesn't matter just so they
don't button in the back." Harper's
BEAUTIFYING THE BACKYARD
"How's this, son? Yesterday you
cleaned up the backyard nicely, but
today it looks worse than ever."
"It's not my fault, dad. I fired ev
erything over the fence, but last
night the kid next door slammed 'em
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