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THE "FIRST ROBIN"
A NEW COMPLAINT
There is a cheerful Irishwoman
whose husband is a confirmed hypo
chondriac. "Good morning, Mrs. Clancy," said
a friend, as they met at market "An'
how's the family?"
"They's all doin' well," said Mrs.
'Clancy, "with the exception of me
c-uld man. Hes been enjoyin' poor
health now for some time, but this
mornin' he complained of feelin' bet
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NO LONGER SPRY
The old gentleman's wife was get
ting into an automobile and he neg
lected to assist her.
Jlfy You are not so gallant, John, as
I" when I was a gal," she exclaimed In
l a gentle rebuke.
37 "No," was his ready response, "and
L. you are not so buoyant as when I
tt was aboy."
HE'LL, GET DOWN
The Inexperienced He says he
can hardly restrain himself from fall
ing down and worshipping-her.
The Rejected Tell him not to get
eryous. aneu tnrow mm down
Thug (rushing into office) Sir,
where can I hide? The police are
Clerk Get into the card index case,
rjl defy any one to find anything in
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First Girl Belle always looks un
der the bed to- see if there is a man
Second Girl Yes, but she always
glances in the mirror first
"Does your dog love you, little
"Well, I guess he loves me, mister.
knows I'd lick him if he didn't"
SHAKING HIM GENTLY
"I understand your wife is doing
her own cooking."
"You are mistaken."
"But Jinx told me she was."
"Oh, that was just for a little whila
Jinx was making us a visit and I gues?
she thought he had stayed long
enough." Houston Post
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