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IN THE NEAR FUTURE
The woman presidential candidate
sf'diad just concluded the keynote
L peech of her campaign.
Hoarse cheers from the multitude
snook the rafters of the big audi
torium, and as to the poor old welkin,
it could ring no more. An enthusi
astic man, standing on a chair in the
rear, threw away his hat and coat
and slapped a glum-looking neighbor
on the back.
"Some speech!" he yelled. "What?"
"Fair," said the glum man, "but not
fthe kind that mother used to make."
--Philadelphia Public Ledger.
TIT FOR TAT
Pf "There is no reason for mentioning:
ur name," said the eminent player.
nn are a nress asrfint. not. an ao.tnr"
"Believe me," replied Mr. Boostlng-
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. lieves all the things ne hammers out
Xon the typewriter." Washington
n. y. there is a girl up in harlem
that won't hardly speak to her pop.
and he has always "been a pntty
good pop to her, too
he has been a good pop to her for
about 27 or 28 years, and never no
kick coming at all
but you know how it is, yittles is
high, and it sure does cost money
to buy a girl clothes these days, even
if they don't seem to take very
so the old man, away down in
his hart, wunst in a while, would
wonder if it wouldent be kind of
nice if maggie would cop out some
nice steady young guy and they
wpuld fix up a flat of their own and
take some of- the white man's bur
den off pa
well, a few days ago it come to
a young feller had been hanging
around pritty regler, and taking
maggie to the movies and all that,
and one night maggie went in to her
dad, and she says
papa, mr. fish has asked me to
marry him, would you like to have
him come in and ask your consent.
darn the consent, maggie says
the old man, but if he can spring
any good news like that on me,
let him rush in with it, i. certenly
need sumthing to cheer me up
The look he got from maggie
wouldent cheer up noboddy, but he
is feeling fine just the same.
She I'm afraid poor papa will
miss me when we are married.
He Why, is your father going
away? New York Sun.
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