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f A smart New York girl at Newport
last summer administered a clever
rebuke to a blase and patronizing
C The girl overheard her hostess say
that she wished to introduce the
(j'UJriton to her (the New York girl)
and the girl also caught the reply:
"Very well, trot her out."
When the Englishman was pre
sented the girl bowed, carefully sur
veyed liim from head to foot, and
then quietly said to her hostess:
"Thank you. Now trot him back,
please." Pittsburg Chronicle Tele
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"My papa is a mounted police-
fcman," said small Eric to a visitor.
V "Ts. that hetter than beine a walk
ing policeman ? " asked the visitor.
"'Course it is," replied Eric. 'Il'
LLthere's any trouble he can get away
Sir Leopold McClintock, the Arctic
explorer, was once giving an account
of his experiences amid the ice-fields
of the north.
"We certainly would have traveled
much farther," he explained, "had
not our dogs given out at a critical
"But," exclaimed the lady who had
been listening very intently, "I
thought the Eskimo dogs were per
fectly tireless creatures."
Sir Leopold's face wore a whim
sically gloomy expression as he re
plied: "I er speak in a culinary sense,
Ethel used to play a good deal in
Sunday school, but one day she had
been so good that the teacher said
"Ethel, my dear, you have been
a very good girl today.
"Yeth'm," responded EtheL "I
couldn't help it. I dot a stiff neck."
"Gustave, what part of the
is all water "
"The stock exchange, ma'am.'