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A man tells of a dinner he once had
at a farmhouse, on which the piece
de resistance was literally a very
tough chicken. Those at table, in
cluding the farmer's two young sons,
struggled unsuccessfully to make
some impression upon their respec
tive helpings, when Sam turned to
"Tom," he said softly, "somehow I
wish old Dick hadn't a died. Don't
you?" Houston Chronicle.
TIME TO FLY
,rWhy what in the world has be
come of your watch? The one you
I used to have had a handsome gold
"I know it did, but circumstances
alter cases." Philadelphia Tele
"They say he loves her so much he
can even anticipate her thoughts."
"Yes, indeed. When we were com
ing out this evening he said, 'Yes,
dear, it is on straight,' before she had
said a word.'?
HER SOLE COMFORT
He came home and found hW
young wife dissolved in tears. "What
do you fhfnfc has happened?" she
cried. "I left the cage open and our
canary has flown away."
He undertook to give what conso
lation he might and took the poor,
distressed woman in his arms. As she
nestled against his shoulder a new
access of sobs convulsed her. "Ah,
George," she murmured in a choking
voice, "now I've only you left."
THATS THE REASON!
Jake See that girl there on the
beach? She gets ten thousand dol
lars a year posing for artists.
Rake That's some figure. Dart
mouth Jack o' Lantern.
BREAKING THE ICE
Hostess People are very dull to
night, Adolph. I really can't get them
Host Play something, dearest.
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NOTICE DAT SOKE
FFLLERS RRE SO
THINS DEY ARE TH
EVERY TIME DEY GO
OUT FER R WALK?