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new york the boss come down
with a goak which he has been spill
ing evry time he cood grab a empty
ear. it is about a colored woman what
does work for his wife
her name is milly
the day befour yesterdy the boss'
wife was talking to millie about her
o, yass mam, i has 3 bootiful littel
childruns, milly said
that is nice, the lady replied, &
what have you named them
o', i has named them all after flow
ers, replyd milly, verry proud like
and what is the oldest named, the
lady inkwired, for she cood see that
milly liked to tell about them & there,
was a lot of work to be done so she
conkluded that she wood keep milly
i named herself maself, milly Te
plyd, i calls her gladioli
how lovely, & what is the name of
the next oldest
it is annuther flower name, lady, i
calls her heliotrope
my, that is sertinly a purty name
for a gurl to have, the lady said
yassam, it is i think, milly said, but
it aint so purty as the name i gived
to my yungest dawtter
is that so, the lady smiled, and
what cood be the name of your yung
it is annuther flower name, she am
"Can your new cook make fancy
"Not as easily as she can break
Jack was a country lad, but he
had ambitions to be smart, so he
went to the nearest large town and
took service with a storekeeper, but
he determined to be very cautious,
as people had warned him that the
city folk might try to poke fun at him
because he was green.
A staid old maid entered the store
one morning. "I want some bird seed,
please," she said, pleasantly.
"No, no, ma'am; you can't josh
me," replied Jack firmly, though re
spectfully; "birds grow from eggs,
not seeds!" Top-Notch.
Mulcahy was safe in jail and his
wife, Nora, was telling her neighbor
about it '
"And phwat be the charge agin
him, mum?" asks Mrs. Flynn.
"Hivins, woman!" replied Mrs.
Mulcahy, "there be no, charge they
keep him there free."
NO CHANCE FOR IT
Cora You and your aunt seem to
get along very nicely together.
Lora Yes. You see she never
borrows anything but trouble and
that is all I ever have to lend.