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tiBWR I'' s iJI;f'r'leii'l'T
J GOOD REASON
Lover (passionately) Sir, I love
the very ground your daughter
Father (grimly) No doubt you do'
it's worth ?200 a front foot Town
A FUNNY CRACK
Clown Do you know why
ringmaster likes to flourish a
Equestrienne Well, why?
Clown Because it's a snap.
ry. i i . ii.in.nyi ' V ' i
new york. theres a littel gurl
what lives on east 116 st that has a
paw what is a comershal traveller &
he is not at home very much for he
has to be out on the road selling dry
goods to storekepers in the country
& she has a cat that has littel kittens
with which susie plays most of the
susie is the gurl i am riting about
the other day susie was playing
with the littel kittens while her maw
and sum visitors were talking there
heds off about the war and mrs
sths new dress
& susie had to do most of her talk
ing to the cat and her kittens
she picked up one of the kittens
which is the purtiest of the bunch &
which she likes best of all becaus it
plays without scratching susie
kitty, susie said, i know all your
littel brothers and sisters, and i know
your mamma tob, but i aint never
seen your papa, where is he
of corse the kitten never said noth
i spech your papa must be a trav
eller, kitty, susie finely added
Arthur sat on the front door-step
"What's the matter, little boy?"
asked a kind-hearted woman who
"M-ma's gone an' drowned all the
kittens," he sobbed.
"What a pity. I'm awfully sorry."
"An' s-she p-promised boohoo
'at I c'u'd do it."