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1 THE AFTERMATH
Doctor You most be careful, man.
The influenza is not so very danger
ous, but it may have extremely un
Patient I noticed that when I got
your bDl the other day.
A PRIMA DONNA
"My wife is a wonderful vocalist.
Why I have known her to hold an
audience for hours "
"After which she would lay it in
the cradle and rock it to sleep."
"This tower," said the guide to a
party of Americans out "doing" Eng
land, "goes back to William the Con
queror." "Why, what's the matter with it "
asked one. "Isn't it satisfactory?'
"Did your watch stop when it
dropped on the floor?" asked one
man of his friend.
"Sure," was the answer. "Did you
think it would go through?."
Johnny Jones, the office boy, ia4
been detected in a lie. It was not
one of the ordinary prevarications of
the everyday world, and, moreover,
to make the crime more grievous, he J
had persisted in adhering to his orig- ,
inal mendacious statement.
"Do you know, my lad," asked a
fatherly clerk, in a kindly fashion,
"what becomes of young lads who
trifle with the truth?"
"Aye," was the assured reply:'
"bosses send them out as drummers
when they grow up."
"The very idea! Haven't you got
enough will power to make your hus
band do as you want him to do?"
"Mywfll power is all right, but it's
his won't power that's causing all the