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" ANNUAL BATH
A rich New Yorker had been giving
some East Side street urchins a day
at the beach once a year, the feature
of the trip being an ocean bath.
As the patron stood by the car
watching the happy little fellows get
on he noticed one especially dirty lit
tle fellow and said:
"How is it you are so dirty, son?"
"Please sir," answered the boy, "I
missed the car for the beach last
He dropped her hand with a sigh
Mutely she looked into his eyes,
as though seeking in his glance some
message that would convey the word
With one slow look at her hand as
it lay where he had let it fall, he
shook his head slowly and said:
Give them the trick. You haven't,
a trump." Puck.
A REFERENCE REQUIRED
"Supposing I decided to let you
have the money, how do I know that
I shall get it back at the time you
mention?" said Spiffkins.
"I promise it, my boy, on the word
of a gentleman," replied Biffkins.
''Ah, In that case I may think bet
ter of it. Come around this evening
and Bring him with you."
"What," asked a pupil at Central
High school, "does the word 'dog
"Have you looked it up in the dic
tionary?" the teacher countered.
"Why, no is it in the dictionary?"
"Certainly. Why not?"
"I always supposed 'dogmatic' was
slang." Kansas City Star.
AT THE FRONT
Officer (to new .recruit) Have
you ever done any drilling?
Recruit Yes, sir acres of it I'm
Jones That tramp toia me ne was
so dead broke he had to sleep out
doors. His Wife Well?
Jones I told him I was in tho
same fix only I had to pay a doctor
to tell me to do it
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mist bones, vamat is my
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