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The other evening, when calling
for a friend, I walked into the house
unannounced and was rather sur
prised to see my chum in the dining
room, reading aloud from a letter,
while lust bac kof him stood the
LSwedish hired girl with her hands
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ing for an explanation, the girl said:
f "Ay bane get a letter from my
-young man and ay not know how
to read, so Mr. Gaut he read him
"But why do you hold his ears?"
"Ay do not like to have him hear
what isin dot letter," she replied.
MADE A HIT.
I think I'v made an impression on
""" tthat young lady."
"She's trying to remember who it
I remind her of." Sacramento
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BLANK VERSE. ;
The day is nearly done! '
Dusk deepens from its ruddy tint
Into a dusty purple;
The lowing kine come plodding o'er
And the evening breeze seejn to fan
Facets of each individual star.
(And then all the little wrens in
this here burg put on their glad
drapery and totter down town to give
the Main Alley of this settlement the
once-over and the up-and-down).
Somehow or other the fellow who
is always rooting for his Heavenly
Home wants to stick around in this
Wicked World just as long as he pos
The accident insurance companies
are not in business for their health.
That's the reason, why you can't get
a policy that insures against acci
A third party never makes a hit
with a Republican, a Democrat or
a Lover. Cincinnati Enquirer.
Tom Pence of the Democratic na
tional committee tells of a good sis
ter in one of the southern states
who was late for the service and ex
plained it by saying that the horse
she was driving had run away.
"You shouldn't let such little
things detain your" reproved the pas
tor. "You should trust in the Lord."
"I did," she replied, "till the belly
band broke "and then I jumped."
MAKING IT EASY.
Man (on dock) What are you
rowing with, that trunk in the bow
of the boat for, Pat?
Pat shure, an' if it was in the
stern, wouldn't I be rowin' uphill all
the time? An' this way I'm rowin'
i downhill all the time! Yale Record.