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"Do you subscribe to the old the
, ory that the criminal always returns
to the scene of the crime?" .
"Not always," replied the sure-.
enougn. aetecuve. "Sometimes the
extradition papers won't hold."
Kansas City Journal.
T A BEST SELLER
"I wonderwhat has become of the
old-fashioned dime novel?" remark
ed the Old Fogy.
. "It has gone up to a dollar and a
half," replied the Grouch. Cincin
, "How do you want your waist
"In this new style. I want it to
look as if it were about to drop off
me, but of course, it mustn't"
"How came you to select that
young fellow to write up your oil well
"Because he -has such a gushing
style." Pittsburgh Post-Dispatch.
ALL TORN UP
"Our whole neighborhood has been
stirred up," said the regular reader.
The editor of the country weekly
seized his pen. "Tell me abouiit," he
said. "What we want is news. What
stirred it up?"
"Plowing," said the farmer.
DAD WAS GRATEFUL
"What did papa say when you ask
ed him for my hand?"
"He didn't say anything. He fell
on my neck and wept." Boston
SOMETHING TO BLOW
"The life of those moneyed young
fellows is all froth."
"Yes, I notice, for example, that
young Spendit has just bought a new
bubble.' " Atlanta Constitution.
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