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T!9 OFTEN THUS
A GREAT IDEA
A small boy seated on the curb by
a telegraph, pole, with a tin can by
his Bide, attracted the attention of
an old gentleman who happened to
"Going fishing?" he inquired, good
naturedly. "No," the youngster replied, "take
a peep in there."
An investigation showed the can
nearly filled with caterpillars.
"What in the world are you going
to do with them?" asked the old
"They crawl up trees and eat the
leaves off, don't they?" asked the
boy. "80 I understand," replied the old
"Well," said the boy, "I'm fooling a
few of them."
"How?" asked the old gent
"I'm going to send them up this
telegraph pole," answered the boy.
HARD TO IMPRESS
"Yes," said nonchalant Mr. Wom
bat, "I was in Egypt
"I suppose you stood awestruck be
fore the grand and solemn sphinx?"
"Well, I gave it the once over."
Jones (reading) My dear, the
paper says that 5,000 elephants a
year go to make up piano keys.
Mrs. Jon es Heavens! What will
thev be training dumb animals to do
"Home Is what you make it," ob
served Mr. Wombat, ponderously.
Mrs. Wombat was in a half doze.
"I make it no trumps," murmured
SEND 'EM HOME
(Query sent to the editor of the
Janesville, Wisconsin, Gazette.)
How can I get rid of aunts the
terse, black kindZ
"I see you have bought a new car,
do you always drive it yourself?"
"Nobody drives it; we coax it"
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