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HE SHOULD WORRY
A young suburban doctor whose
Lpractice was not very great sat in
his study reading away a lazy after
noon in early summer. His man serv
ant appeared in the door.
"Doctor, them boys is stealin' your
green peaches again. Shall I chase
? Thf rinntnr looked thoughtful for
a moment, then leveled his eyes at
"No," he said. Detroit Tribune.
HIS HONOR LOST
"She ought to drop dead for the
awful lies she's telling," said the
rplaintiff excitedly, listening to the
witness for ttte defense.
"Don't say that!" admonished the
M5, "She ought," repeated the plaintiff.
"Don't say that again!" warned the
. "Well, I won't, but she ought"
Topeka State Journal.
A NATURAL QUERY
' 0 Henry always retained the
whimsical sense of numor which
made h quickly famous. One time
he called on the cashier of a New
York publishing house, after vainly
writing several times for a check
which had been promised as an ad
vance on his royalties.
"I'm sorry," explained the cashier,
"but Mr. Blank, who signs the
checks, is' laid up with a sprained
"But, my dear sir," expostulated
the author, "does he sign them with
his fee?" Kansas City Star.
Marie "At the place where I was
spending my vacation this summer a
fresh young farmer tried to kiss me.
He told me he had never kissed a girl
in his life."
Ethel "What did you say to
Marie "I told him that I was no
agricultural experiment station."
"Yes, my boy, when I was your
age I sold papers too. Now look at
"Nufsaid. I quit'1 "
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