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(McFarland and Murray.)
"You're a fanner, eh?"
"Say, what kind of a farm did you
"What is a homestead?"
"A homestead means that the U. S.
government is willing to bet 160
acres of land against $14 that you
can't live on it five yejxs without
starving tq death."
"Where was your homestead sit
uated?" "In Arizona, and it didn't rain once
the whole time I was there."
"Then how could you keep the
' farm moist?"
"By walking over it"
"How did your walking over the
t farm keep it moist?"
- "I wore a pair of pumps."
"Humble as I am," said loud-voiced
spouter at a meeting, "I still remem
ber that I am a fraction of this mag
"You are, indeed," said a bystand
er, "and a vulgar one at that"
"Before we were married you said
"'you'd lay down your life for me," she
"I know 'it," he returned solemnly,
"but this confounded flat is so tiny
that there's no place to lay down."
HOW CAN HE?
Bride And now, Cholly, that we
:.are married you must tell me every-
Bonehead Hubby I say, my deah,
.wn't do tnat y Know l doan't
Iiawyer Casey, why didn't you
iclp the defendant in the case if the
ight took place as you describe?
t Casey Because at that toime I
had no way of knowin' which would
TRUE TO HIM
Widow "When poor Jack died he
left me $1,000 to buy a stone to his
Bachelor Well, what kind did you
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