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The subject of the discussion -was
the imperfection 4f man. The skep
tical man- held that human beings
aren't so very -wonderful, after all,
and the preacher didn't agree -with
"But,suTely," protested the scoffer,
"you must admit that man is a bun
gled job? Wbyjseven you in your
-work must haAPnoticed many de
fects in. the- hvman organism and
hare thought of better physical con
trivances." The preacher smiled gently.
"Yes, I have," he replied,, in cool,
sarcastic tones. "You seer when I
want to shut anything disagreeable
from my sight I can always draw
down my eyelids, to cover' my eyes,
like this? bat unfortunately I haven't
any flaps to my ears."
Johnny was sent to the cellar to
draw a pitcher of cider. When he
got back the guest commended him.
"You must have good judgment to
have filled the pitcher scr accurately
in the dark" without running it over."
"Awthat ain't hard," replied John
ny. "Yer'see, when the cider got up
to the first joint of my thumb I
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Mrs. Newedd How do you like my
cake, dear? It is called marble cake.
Newedd (trying to break a piece
An excellent name for it, certain
ly. Boston Transcript
Lady (to beggar) My good man,
do you ever take a bath?
Beggar No, mum, I never takes
anything bigger than a silver teapot
IN GOOD TIME
Mrs. Gnaggs And just to think!
You used to say you'd die forme!
Mr. Gnaggs Well, don't"hnrry me,
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