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A quaint story is told to exemplify
the pride that every man should
take in the work by which he makes
a living. (
Two street sweepers, seated on a
curbstone, were discussing a com
rade who had died the day before.
"Bill certainly was a good sweep
er," said one.
"Yes," conceded the other thought
fully. "But don't you think he was
a little weak around the lamp ppsts?"
Printer The report of that as
sault and battery case lacks seven
lines of filling the column, sir.
Editor ITm! How many times do
the words "man," "woman," "strang
er" or "bystander" occur?
Printer (after countinfl) Thirty
Editor Good! Just insert the
words "well-dressed" before each
DIFFICULTY IN SPELLING
There were some deficiencies jn
the early education of Mrs. Donahoe,
but she never mentioned them or ad
mitted their existence.
"Will you sign your name here?"
asked the young lawyer, whom Mrs.
Donahoe had asked to draw up a deed
transferring a piece of land to her
"You sign it yourself an' I'll make
me mark," said the old woman quick
ly. "Since me eyes gave out I'm not
able to write a wurrd, young man."
"How do you spell it?" he asked,
as he poised the pen above the proper
"SpelJ it whatever way you please,"
said Mrs. Donahoe recklessly. "Since
I lost my teeth there's not a wurrd
in the wurrld I can spelL" Top
Notch. o o
TO FIX-THE DATE
The Bridegroom You haven't told
me yet when the wedding day is go
ing to be.
The Bride My dressmaker will let
you know. Life.
FAITH MAYBE KIN
BUT I BET 6'GOLLY
IT NEVEK STARTED
fl STUBBORN flU TO