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"Whit," inquired the Sunday school
teacher of her youthful pupils, "what
are divers disease?" N
Bashful or ignorant, the scholars
clung-tenaciously to the doctrine that
little hoys should be .seen and not
"Come," pursued the teacher,
"can't any of you tell me?"
Then Johnnie's arm Bho up.
"Well?" asked the teacher.
"Please, miss," answered Johnnie,
"water on the brain."
A stount gentleman was having
trouble with the telephone. He could
hear nothing but a confused Jumble
of sounds, and finally he became so
exasperated that he shouted into the
"Who's the blithering idiot at the
end of this line?"
"He's not at this end," answered a
cool; f e&tini&e voice.
' NO DESIRE TO BICKEg
Esquire Peavy WeB, Henhooker,
are you guilty or not guilty
Brother Henhooker Not guHty,
yo' honah, sah!
Esquire Peavy But you were see,
in the act of coming out of the col
onel's henhouse with a bagful of
Brother Henhooker Aw, well, sah.
make it "Guilty" if yo' wants to, but,
fo de Lawd's sake don't lez stafct nq
ahgymunt Tjout it. Kansas. 0ity
WHAT A RELIEF
Mr. Manley-y-Well, my dear, I've
had my life insured for $5,000.
Mrs. Manley How very sensible of
you ! Now I shan't have to keep tell
ing you to be so careful every place
you go. Pathfinder.
The Mistress I shall take one of
the children to church with me this
The Maid Yes'm, -which?
The Mistress Oh, which ever wiff
go best with my new mauve dress.
&GOULY n FELLBR,
MONE.Y THRT IS
WET WltTH HIS
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