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ONLY HIS WATCH SO FAR
There is an old negro living in Car
rollton "who was taken ill several
days ago and called a physician of
his race to prescribe for him. But the
old man did not seem to be getting
any better, and finally a white phy
sician was called. Soon after arriv
ing Dr. S felt the darky's pulse
for a moment and then examined his
"Did your other doctor take your
temperature?" he asked.
"I don't know, sah," he answered
feebly, "I hadn't missed anything but
my watch as yit, boss." Old Joke
"Sixtane shilluns a da' did they
charge me for my room at the hotel
in Lunnon!" said Sandy, indignantly,
on his return to Croburgh Burghs
from a sightseeing expedition.
'Ou, aye, it wasna cheap," agreed
his father, "but ye must a' had a gey
fine time seein' the sichts "
"Seein' the sichts!" cried Sandy.
"I didna see a sicht a the time I was
in Lunnon. Mon, mon, ye dinna sup
pose I was going to be stuck that
much for a room an' then no get the
proper use o't!" Tit-Bits.
A little girt now eight years old
had been the pet of the family. Every
one made much of her, but when
there was a new little baby brother,
she felt rather neglected.
"How are you, Mary?"
"Oh, I'm all right," she said, "ex
- cept that I think there is too much
competition in this world." About
'George," said the teacher, "is
there any connecting link between
the animal and the vegetable king
doms?" "Yeth, ma'am," said George
promptly. "Hash." Ladies' Home
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"The cook wants to borrow some
thing from the library. Shall I let
her have it?"
"Certainly. If she gets interested
in a story she may stay until she fin
ishes it. Give her one of those long
English novels in four volumes."
How the world has changed! Can
ons have been displaced by commons
and St. Peter seems to have been
eclipsed by saltpeter.
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