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- - f 1 TRIS35 A
AT A STANDSTILL
"I (understand Miss Whatyoumay
call is going to have a birthday party
this evening," the fat neighbor ob
served. "Yep," answered the thin neigh
bor. "I've been invited."
"Did she keep her last birthday?"
"Yes, and FII tell you in confidence
I dont believe she ever intends to let
go of Jt." - - - - -
"She's a devoted mother.'
"Isn'-t she? For weeks she's been
sewing and getting Susie ready for
"Well, she'll have a rest after her
"Will sh,e? After Susie goes her
mother will be just as busy getting
a lot of clothes ready for her to come
home.'' Cleveland Plain Dealer.
THE BETTER WAY
"Can .you send kisses in letters by
"I think the recipient would rather
"have them by special delivery."
.New York Press.
. IN DIFFICULTIES
"How's the family?" a fond par
ent was asked.
"Well, my children are at a diffi
cult age now."
"Difficult? Why, they've all pass
ed the measles and teething stage,
have they not?"
"Long ago. But you don't know
a father's troubles, ity children are
at the age where, if J .use slang, my
wife says I'm setting "a bad example,
and if I speak corrertly the kids think
I'm a back number. Which would
AN EVEN BREAK
Jack had just been stung by a net
tle. "Mother," he asked thoughtfully,
"if a bee got on a nettle, would the
bee sting the nettle or would the net
tle sting the bee?"
The Justice Ten for exceedin' the
speed limit. Comin' back this way?
The Victim No.
"The Justice Then it's twenty.
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
YOU CRN NVEF?
MERSURE. P, FELLERS
THE SOUND OF HIS
OWN TONG-UE !'