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FOR GOOD CAUSE
A man allowed himself to get very
much excited about a letter he had
written to the editor of a newspaper.
He told a friend that he intended to
lick the editor.
"Well, the other day I sent him a
letter on public affairs, which I signed
"Didn't he print it?"
"Sure, he printed it. But what did
he do but add 's to the signature!"
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SAVING LOST MOTION
"What kind of a career have you
mapped out for your boy,. Josh."
"I'm going to make a lawyer out
of him," answered Farmer Wheatley.
"He's got an unconquerable fancy
- for 'tendon' to other folks' business
W an' he might as well get paid for it"
Fred My dear Dora, let this
thought console you for your lover's
death. Remember that other and
better men have gone the same way.
Bereaved One They haven't all
gone, have they?. v ,
THE GARDEN VARIETY
JA slim girl, who waa so thin that
she nicked the counter where she
leaned against it, trickled up to the
hosiery department of a store and
"Cawn you give me a pair of hose
that won't-bag at the knees?"
Mams shifted her chickle against
her back molars, oozed a wise slant
over the customer and replied list
lessly: "Not unless you take garden hose J'
Inspector, examining a class in
grammar, wrote a sentence on the
blackboard and asked if anyone no
ticed anything peculiar in it
After a short silence a small boy
"Yes, sir; the bad writing!"
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"Great singer, that."
"Very accomplished, iTinderstand.
"Yes; she has a repertoire of 14
operas and 200 gowns." Louisville
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She Oh, dear no; I wouldn't think
of wearing one of those mandarin
hats. I don't care for anything that
has to do with Chinese.
He I am glad to hear it Where
will we go to lunch? '
She Let's go to one of those de
lightful chop suey restaurants!
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