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IT DOESNT FOLLOW
"Do you subscribe to the old the
ory that the criminal always returns
to the scene of the crime?"
"Not always," replied the sure
enough detective. "Sometimes the
extradition papers won't hold."
Kansas City Journal.
r A BEST SELLER
"I wonder what 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
do you want your
"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 about it," 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 fel
on my neck and wept." Boston.
SOMETHING TO BLOW
"The life of those moneyed young
fellows is all froth."
"Yes, I notice, for example, tha
young Spendit has just bought a new
'bubble.' " Atlanta Constitution.
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