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the way, Miss Twist, can you recom
mend to me a really good poison for
getting rid of miserable rats? Our
house is overrun with them and Mr.
Wrenn thinks you might inow of one
seeing that the postoffiee suffers in
the same way."
And, before Lhad managed to an
swer a word the four got up and left
me. They were outside before I re
alized they had been referring to me
when they spoke of rats or I'd have
given a lesson how to insult a lady.
Well, Aunt Lily, who had been lis
tening with a sort of placid smile on
her face, insisted that it had all been
a trick and that they'd written those
letters knowing that I would open
them and be horrified. I certainly
ras horrified, but nothing will con
vjnce me that they didn't mean them
juad that it was my letters that
stopped their evil designs.
Anyway, I don't visit the summer
era any more and all the old families
in Seacliff have agreed that I'm act
Jng right and that they won't either.
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
A landlady boarding a strain.
A deaf man get a hearing in court.
A policeman pinch a felon. Ouch!
An attorney pressing his client's
A ward heeler arrested for mal
practice. A Chinese laundryman clean up a
A young rector giving a society
A wife practice on the piano before
she tried to lecture her husband.
A train of thought wrecked in a
The fellow who decided to put only
28 days in this perky February made
one mistake, and that was in not
making it 21 days.
As a result of huge army orders
and consequent rise in leather, boots
will be much dearer in England.
YANKEE WAfl: NUBSE WJLL AID
Miss -Constance DrexeL the Phila
delphia heiress, is so longer nursing
wounded soldiers in the French hos
pitals. She has returned to America
to work for woman suffrage and the
right of women to -make laws.
Miss Drexel. lias joined the forces
of the Congressional Union of Wom
an's Suffrage because, she declares,
"the hopeless condition of women in
the war one-decided me to come and
aid women .to gain direct influence
o o .
GLEAMS FROM THE BRIGHT
They call me boobritmust.be so
I never was real up-to-date;
And be it chance or be jt fate, - "
There's, lots of things I do not know
In fact, I'm rather dilatory.
I lived until thFs blessed da
And never saw, I bJuehMo ay,
The thing, they've termed a flfatory.
LooTr it up in the dictionary,