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(LOOK OP MY j
r SETTLING IT
They were just about to get mar
ried, and were discussing the, details
of domestic economy.
"But rm afraid, dearest, we shall
not be able to afford a servant at
first," he said, looking tenderly at
"Oh, Harry, what ever will the
.neighbors say when they see me
doing my own work?"
"Why, darling," replied Harry,
genuinely puzzled, "whose work do
you want to do?" ,
HIS SOLE COMFORT.
"Wombat is hard to please. ' Wants
everything different from anybody
"Yes; the only thing he is satis
fied with is his telephone number."
"THE MERRY HA-HA"
"Haven't seen you since we left
college. I hope fortune has smiled
on you, old chap."
"Yes, sarcastically." Cincinnati
A mission worker tells how-shocked
she was to encounter this bit of cyn
icism in the slums. The conversation
was between two women whose mar
ital life has not been particularly fe
licitous. "Wen, said one of them, "of course
we has our trouble with all of 'em.
But I'll say this for my second hus
band he's better than my first. He's
in jail so much that practically all I
earn I has for myself." Lippincott's.
NOT A PROFESSIONAL
"What did Miss Petite say after
you kissed her?"
"She told me to call on Friday here
after, because that was amateurs'
"How fast is your car, Jimson?"
"Well, it keeps about six months
ahead of my income generally."
PRESENCE OF MIND
"I came near being run over by a
jitney bus this morning."
"How did you save yourself?"
"I made a noise like a nickel, and