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TOOK AWAY HIS SUPPORT
"Johnny!" exclaimed the teacher
sternly. "What are you fumbling
Johnny hung his head and was
Bilent, but the telltale of the class
'It's a pin he's got, teacher."
"Well, take it from him and bring
it to me." N
This was done and in a mollified
tone the teacher said:
"Now, Johnny, get up and recite
your history lesson."
But Johnny blushed, hung his
head and sat still.
"Johnny," commanded the teach
er, "rise, f tell you!"
"I can't, ma'am," wept Johnny,
"that there pin you took is what
holds up me trousers." Ladies'
' A DISTINCT ADVANTAGE
Cecil was suffering from tooth
ache and his mother was endeavoring
to calm him preparatory to the ne
cessary visit to the dentist
"You'll be a brave boy and have it
out, won't you dear?" she pleaded "It
won't hurt much, and then the ache
will all be over."
But the unhappy child continued to
howl his protests. Then his brother,
one year older, came to his mother's
"Ah, go on an' have it out," he said.
"What's the matter wit' yeh? Don't
.you know it'll be one less to clean?"
Ladles' Home Journal.
A negro hurrying around a corner
in Houston, Tex., one cold winter day
met a January blast which chilled
him to the marrow.
"Huh!" he grunted, "what was yo'
"Why do you keep'ouying lottery
tickets? You seldom win a prize."
"Why do you keep buying canta
lopes?" Louisville CouVier-JournaL
"Our new maid broke another dish
"Yes, but it was the last one in
Justice Hughes of the IL S. su-
Lpreme court is a very quiet sort of
man and isn't credited by nis inenas
with having a very keen sense of
At a recent legal gathering in Al
bany Justice Hughes told this one:
A western judge was sitting in a
sentence onthe culprit he asked:
"Who are you?"
"I used to teach your daughter mu
sic lessons," said the guilty man.
"Twenty years!" thundered the
It was her very first woyage, and,
of course, she was nervous. More
over, she had made herself hated by
the officers because of her foolish
It fell to the lot of the steward to
silence her finally.
"Doesn't this ship tip a go'od deal?"
she remarked timidly to that official.
"The vessel, madam," he replied,
suavely, "is merely trying to set a
good example to the passengers!" J
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