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j! n. y. f or a kid of Ms age littel gor
jgie has sertainly got a rite to pin a
few medels on his self.
i gorgie is purty small but he dont let
iithat stand in his way of bossing the
'other kids on the block & if they dont
like it they usually is chased home
purty well mussed up
the other day his ma says, now
- gorgie do for goodness sake stop your
everlasting fitingwith the other littel
- boys, cant you let em aloan
but ma they makes me so mad sum
times that i have to lite in and wallop
them a few
then let me tell you sum thing, my
son, his ma says, when you get mad
the next time stop and count 100 be
fore you start to fite and that will give
, you time to think things over a bit
yesterday his ma comes home from
the store and she runs agross gorgie
who was sitting on an other boy
gorgie was kounting and was neer
ly up to 90
why, gorgie, whatever are you do
ling, dident you promise" me that you
wood all ways kount 100 when you
sure ma, that is what i am doing
"now only i have to 'sit on the kid so
v i will be sure he is here to get a wal
lop when i get threw kounting
She Just think, Reggie, when we
-axe married and I am sharing all your
griefs and sorrows! x
He But I have no griefs, or sorrows.
She No, but you will have them! I
A PERSON OF IMPORTANCE
Johnny had only just started to.
school and on the third morning he.
was late in getting up.
When he came home at the middle
of his day his mother said:
"Weren't you late for school this
"Oh, no, mother!" exclaimed
"Not late! Why you didn't leave
home until after 9. What were the
other children doing when you got
Johnny's face beamed with pride as
"They were just all sitting still
waiting until I got there!"
A jay from the town of Hogwallow
Proposed to a dame in the hollow.
She brought her relations to him.
for their rations,
Now he's sad this jay from Hog-