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r " WOMANLIKE
(Vaudeville playlet in one act
Scene Swell reception. Time Af ter
dinner. -Characters Popular au
thor, society girl).
Society Girl (to author) So glad
to meet you. I've heard you Bpoken
or so often and have read all your
books as they came out.
Popular Author You are so kind.
Society Girl And your latest book,
"Peggy glossom," isn't it too grand!
Author Really, you are too kind,
Society Girl (dreamily) Oh, the
ending, the ending. It was clever,
Author Ah, and how did you like
j Society Girl- Why, I haven't got
' ten to that yet!
; HOW INTERESTING
"Jones is making his living writing
ligHt fiction these days."
"I didn't know he was an author."
"He isn't He's engaged writing
out bills for the electric light com:
"You ought to feel very happy, old
fellow, now that you are married to
Bondcllpper's only daughter."
"I do. Why, It's just like catching
a train I thought I was going to miss."
OUT FOR RECREATION
Now, Johnny," said the mother of
the young hostess to the little boy
guest, "I want you to feel perfectly
"H'm!" growled Johnny. "I want
to have a good time."
"What is that I have written on the
" 'Somewhere.' "
"And what does it mean?"
"It's the name of a place in France,
"Oh, Percy, dear, your birthday gift
was so beautiful!" remarked the
young lady, with her best smile. "And
you unintentionally left the price
mark on thirty dollars."
"Oh, how careless of me!" replied
"And I see you bought it at Payne's
Now, I know you wouldn't mind tak
ing it back and exchanging it for
one of those thirty-dollar muffs they
have in the window, would you?"
"Oh", not at all; with pleasure."
An hour later that young man was
lamenting the foolish act of buying
a present for ten dollars and sticking
a thirty-dollar label on it Top-Notch.
"Give me a sentence using Indisposi
The teacher said to Fred.
When, doubling up his fists, he said,
"You scrap in dis position."
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