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The teacher had been giving her
little crnea'some lessons in table man
ners. "If you want to leave the
table," she Said, "before the others
do, you should always say 'Excuse
me.' " The next day, wishing to see
how well they remembered ner in
struction, slip asked: "Fred, when
should you say 'Excuse me' at the
"When we have company," was the
earnest reply." Pittsburg Chronicle
"What's become of the great basso,
"He's honking for an auto livery."
Cleveland Plain ttealer.
Butcher Well, yer know, mum,
meat's very dear today.
Mrs. Gubbins Ho! Then gimme a
pound o' yesterday's steak, please.
HARD TO SUIT
A gentleman in a country town
owns a row of houses, and in one of
them lives a married son of fa's who
is noted for his miserly habits.
This had gotten to such a pitch
that for several years his father had
been unable to get a single penny of
the rent due' to him.
As he did not want to take harsh
measures he at last went round to his
son one morning and said:
"Lpok here, Tom, it's plainly no
use my trying to get any rent out of
you for that house of mine, so I've
decided to give it to you."
"No fear," interposed the son. "I
shan't have it"
"Why not, pray?" exclaimed the
"Because then," replied the un
abashed son. "Ed have to pay the
taxes, and goodness knows they are
heavy enough in this town." T9p-Notch.
Parson How is it I haven't seen
you at church lately? ?
Hodge I ain't been.
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