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'An AmericaOjand a Scotsman were
discussing the cold experienced in
winter in the north of Scotland.
"Why, it's nothing at all compared
to the cold we have in the states,"
said the American. "I can recollect
one winter when a sheep, jumping
from a hillock into a field, became
suddenly frozen on the way and stuck
in the air like a mass of ice."
"But, man," exclaimed the Scots
man,' " the law of .gravity wouldn't
"I know it," replied the American,
"but the law of gravity was frozen,
HAS ITS EFFECT
Frost Do you think the auto has
an ennobling influence?
Snow Well, speaking personally,
we have been fined and refined.
AN INNOCENT DELIGHT
"If a little fairy came and granted
you any wish, what would you choose
for a birthday present?"
"I'd want my bruwer walloped."
BE WISE TER CHOOSE
H FELLER FROM fi
CRUSE "E WOULD
A teacher had a great deal of trou
ble to make a boy in his class under
stand a point in his lesson. Finally,
however, he succeeded, and, drawing
a long breath, remarked:
"If it wasn't for me, you would be
the greatest donkey in this town."
"Blinks always hits the nail on the
"Yes, but he usually drives it into
the wrong place." Philadelphia Led
ger. o o I
"She must have been surprised
when her husband gave her such an
"Not surprised, my dear; sus
picious." o o
Fare But, my good man, it's bare
ly a mile as the crow flies!
Driver That ain't nothing ter go
by! This 'ere's a cab, not -a airy-