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Necessity Is the mother of inven
tion, and the hungry Frenchman told
- about in a biography recently pub
lished in England illustrates the old
t adage anew.
He -was in an English restaurant
and wanted eggs for breakfast, but
had forgotten the English word. So
he got around the difficulty in the fol
"Vaiterre, vit is dat valking in the
i "A rooster, sir."
"Ah! and vat you call de rooster's
j "The hen, sir."
"And vat you call de childrens of
'. de rooster and his vife?"
7 "Chickens, Bir."
"But vat you call de chicken be
fore dey are chicken?"
, "Eggs, sir." . b
'.'Bring me two." '
TAKING LONG CHANCES
i Two college students were ar
" raigned before the magistrate charg
ed with hurdling the low spots in the
road in their motor car.
"Have you a lawyer?" asked the
"We're not going to have any law
" s yer," answered the elder of the stu
dents. "We've decided to tell the
"Ah see yo' is housecleanin'," said
Mrs. Snow White.
"Yes," treplied Mrs. Marsh Green,
"dey is nothin lak movin' things
'round once in a while. Why I des
come ercross a pair ob slippers under
de bed dat Ah hadn't seen foh five
SOME EXPERT, TOO
"He's employed by a railway com
pany nowl understand?"
"Yes; he has charge of the puzzle
"He makes out the time tables."
WELL, SOMETHING LIKE THAT
flrw7 fcn l l-.ff
Girl No. 1 "Don't you think the
new traffic rules are just too nice for
Girl No. 2 "How so?"
Girl No. 1 "Why they're going to
have sophomores at every street
"Jack, I wish you'd come to see me
"Why, Vanessa, I thought you were
engaged to Algernon Fitzwhistle?"
"No ; but I think I could be if I could
6rganize a little brisk competition."
The proudest man I know is the
guy who had his overcoat borrowed
by a movie star for use in a society