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At a matinee.
Said the first damsel to her com
panion, between chocolates: "Don't
you just love his English? Isn't it
fine? It is always like that In
everything he plays, he always has
that beautiful English! Why, even in
Shakespeare I saw him in 'Julius
$Caesar' and 'Othello' his English
was beautiful!" New York Evening
Librettist That's a great chorus
they have In the new show at the
Critic Yes. I knew it would be a
success before the curtain had gone
up two feet.
"Want to leave me, Mary? I thought
L'you were quite comfortable. What
is it for something private .'
"No, ma'am; it's a sergeant,"
WASTE OF MEN
His Wife This paper says an ar
my of one hundred thousand men
has wrecked a railroad in Belgium.
Railroad Magnate What a waste
of energy! A board of five directors
could have done it just as thoroughly.
"Did you have any regular sched
ule when you went on your motor
"Oh, no; we just naturally stopped
wherever the car happened to have
its breakdown." Judge.
ONE PROMINENT FEATURE
"Is he a manly man one of those
fellows who stands out?"
"I guess so, father. Anyway, his
"Well, boy, you've gone and trap
ped a chipmunk. But what's the use
of a dead chipmunk?"
"Oh, not much use. Except it's
good to carry around and see how
many fool questions get asked about