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BASE OF SUPPLIES
"Ever since you've been in town,"
said the city relation, "you've been
going to a soda fountain two or three
times a day and ordering lemonade."
"Yep," replied Farmer CorntosseL
"a habit's a habit"
"But you don't drink the lemon
ade." "I don't want it. I'm willin' to pay
the nickel so as to get a straw to
chew." Washington Star.
"Don't I get a tip?" asked the bar
ber, after he had finished cutting the
tall man's hair.
"What for?" asked the tall man.
"Why, for taking such good care
of you. Gentlemen generally give
"Well, so will V said the tall man.
"You may keep the hair."
s- SAGE WARNING
Visitor My husband considered a
very long time before he proposed to
me. He was very carefuL
Hostess Ah! it is always those
careful people -who get taken inj
The witness in a law case was an
old country-woman, and her reply to
every question was, "I think so."
Finally counsel became angry.
"Now, look here!" he said. "Stop
that thinking business and answer
"Ah," said the witness, "you will
have to 'scuse me! I ain't like you
lawyers, I can't talk without think
in'!" o o I
"Is your client going to plead in
sanity?" "I haven't decided," replied the
lawyer. "He wants to look the
ground over and see which is the
easiest to escape from, the prison or
the asylum." Birmingham Age
Herald. o o v
She How do you likeony singing?
He Well, I've heard Tetrazzinl
and Mary Garden, but you're better
"Pa, would you like to save some
"I certainly would, my boy."
"Well, I know how you can."
"Quit having me take music lessons."
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