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BASIS FOR EXCHANGE
He had a drove of dispirited steeds
and paused to give them a much
needed rest. The storekeeper came
out and looked them pver casually.
"Want a horse?"
"I'll take it out in goods,," said the
stranger. I'll take it out in tobacco,
"Might do some business along
those line?" responded the store
keeper, "if we kin agree on a basis."
"What's your basis?"
"Well, I'll trade with you, plug fer
A VACATION EVENT
A hoy who was spending his vaca
tion in the country wrote home the
following expressive letter:
"We are having a dandy time. We
dug a woodchuck out of his hole
yesterday; it was a skunk. We slept
in the barn last night" Harper's
"Is your part of the country as
wild and wooly as ever?"
"Just about. Only last week I saw
a friend of mine have a very narrow
-escape from a band of infuriated In
dians. He made a remark that dis
pleased them and about nine of them
rushed at him, some carrying clubs."
"What did he do?"
"He merely said 'Play ball or I'll
fine every one of you' and they
played." New Tork World.
A GENTLE REMINDER
The little daughter was of the opin
ion that some friends who were call
ing had visited long enough.
"Say, mother," said the daughter,
''let's us go to bed; perhaps the folks
want to go home."
"I don't see why you should refuse
to go to the opera with me when you
went to the ball with me last night"
"Oh, that was a masked ball."
N. Y. World.
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