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A literary club was organized by
women in a suburb of Boston. For
a while everything went along beau
tifully. One evening, while the
Browns were having dinner, Mr.
"Well, Inez, did you have a pleas
ant meeting at year club this after
noon?" "Oh, yes, dear!" replied Mrs. Brown
with great enthusiasm, "it was really
a splendid meeting. About the best
we have had, I think."
"Indeed," said the husband, who"
was not a firm believer in women's
clubs; "what was the topic under
Mrs. Brown couldn't seem to re
member at first. Finally, however,
she exclaimed triumphantly:
"Oh, yes, I remember! We dis
cussed that brazen-looking woman
with red hair that's just moved in
across the street and Shakespeare."
A DESPERATE CASE
"Goodness, I must hurry!" gasped,
the doctor. "That call Is from Mrs".
"What is the trouble!" asked the
wife. "Anything especially danger
ous?" "I don,'t know," panted the physi
cian, dashing for his auto, "but she
has a book, 'What to Do Before the
Doctor Comes,' and I must get there
before she does it" Ladies' Home
A visitor to a Glasgow working wo
man whose son was at the front was
treated to a fluent harangue on the
misdeeds of that "auld blackguard,"
the kaiser. She ventured to suggest
that we shouldlove our enemies and
pray for them.
"Oh, but I pray for him, too?'
"What do you say?"
"I say, 'Oh, Lord, deal wi' yon auld
blackguard, saften his heart and
damp his powther.'" Argonaut.
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BeU-ING, TOBACCO CURS
IN AI&AR STORE
. HE WAS INCLUDED
Minister I made seven hearts
Friend How was that?
Minister Married three couples.
f Friend That only makes six.
Minister Well, you don't think I
did it for nothing?
If Luther Burbank could only cross
wild oats and seeds of wisdom there'd
be a tot less trouble in the world.
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