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The practical teacher taught nat
ural history from every-day illustra
tions and comparisons.
"Take a bear," he said. "Look at
The boys had no bear to take, but
they had a picture of one, and they
looked at that
"His fur," the teacher went on, "is
the bear's overcoat, the same as your
big coat,s are your overcoats."
"He can't take it off, though, same
as we can ours," said one contentious
"That is true," said the teacher.
"The bear cannot take off his over
coat But why can't he take it off?"
Every boy thought hard.
"I guess," said the contentious
youth finally, "that it is because no
body but God knows where the but
Marion Harland, the famous writ
er, was once addressing an organiza
tion of New Jersey housewives.
"I think," said the writer, "that
cooking is woman's work."
"Yes," added the only man present,
"and they say that woman's work is
The Colonel So the barik refused
to cash that check I gave you, Ras
tus! Rastus Yessah. Dat Cachier man
dun hab positively de most "uncanny
mind Ah ebah saw, sah.
The Colonel Uncanny?
Rastus Yessah. Jes' as soon as
Ah dun tell him whose check Ah had
he said it was no good eben befo' he
dun look at it. sah. Puck.
"Every time the baby looks into my
face he smiles," said Mr. Meekins.
"Well," answered his wife, "it may
not be exactly polite, but it shows he
has a sense of humor." Pacific Unitarian.
She It's a great scheme Clara has
of giving others the impression that
she's studying music. -
He What is it?
f She She carries her lunch in a
An Earlville, III., undertaker has
equipped his hearse with fire extin
guishers. Business oughta boom