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One evening a little boy entered a
' grocery store and handed the clerk a
note which read: "I am a poor wom-
( an ahd have no money. My children
and I are starving. Won't you give
us something to eat?"
The kindhearted clerk filled a large
basket with food and gave it to the
boy, who quickly departed.
In a few minutes he again entered
"What's the trouble now?" said the
"Mama sent me back to get the
trading stamps," the lad replied.
A facetious boss said to a new hod-
"Look here, friend, didn't 1 hire you
- to carry bricks Up that ladder by the
, "Yes, sir," said the hodcarrier,
touching his cap,
"WaII. T'vf hrtd mv eves ort von
3 and you've only done it half a day to-,
day. You spent the other half com
ing down the ladder
The hodcarrier touched his cap
"I'll try to do better tomorrow,
sir," he said humbly. Top-Notch.
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A couple of neighbors were leaning
over the back fence, exchanging gos
sip, as ladies will.
' "My husband," remarked one,
y'says he always does better work
-when he Is thinking of me."
- "I notice," responded the other,
'that he made a Very good job of
beating the carpets."
A SURE SIGN
Mary I'm positive Fred loves me
and intends to make me his wife.
Helen Why? Has he proposed
Mary No; but he dislikes mother
more every time he sees hen Liver
She I think it's unfair to muzzle
Sh.e Because they don't muzzle
the fleas, too.
HSTA BOWEVWHV DO THEY
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