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MELANCHOLY DAYS '
"Does autumn make you melan
choly?" "A trifle," replied Miss Cayenne.
"You miss the songs of birds and
the perfume of flowers?"
"Not exactly. But I dislike the
noise of a steam radiator and the
smell of moth balls."
She I was so glad to meet Mrs.
feBlank at. the bargain sale this morn
He But I thought you detested
She I do; that's why I was glad.
During the crush I found a chance to
give her a few real good pokes.
TAKING NO CHANCES
Mother Has Mr. Dangle propos
Daughter He's about half through
but he has the hiccoughs, and I told
him not to move while I went for this
glass of water. If he got up he might
never get to the point again. Life.
5j HA-HA-MA '. S ""
n. y. i gess probly the maddest
man in the hole world is the owner
of a auto factory over on long island.
a while ago him and his foreman
got to talking about how quick a
auto could be put together
so they had a test one day and the
workmen done it in 7 minnits
sinse then all the customers that
wou Idbuy a car would have to hear
about the wonderful job that had
been done of putting this car togeth
er in 7 minnits.
the feller that owned the facktory
he felt very allapazork about the
stunt until the day before yesterdy
he was setting in his offls when a
long distance call come on the telle-
when he answered a voice says,
hello, Is this mr. sparks
and he says yes it it, and the voice
says, well i keep a roadhouse out
here about 23 miles and there's a
feller here whose automobile has
busted down for the last 5 hours and
he wants to talk to you, hold the
so mr. sparks holds the wire and
pritty soon anuther voice says, hello,
mr. sparks, Is that true about their
putting a car together in 7 minnits
at your factory a cuppel of weeks
yes, says mr. sparks, it is true,
what about it
nuthing, says the voice, only ime
the guy that got stuck with that car
Oh, how we dread the winter,
When the radiator fans
With one accord beginter
Lay out next season's plans.
Peoria Journal, )