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First Traveler So you have re
turned from Africa? Had any narr
Second T. Only one a regular
prize winner, I should think
First T. Let me hear it.
Second f . Well, I was chased by
a big lion, and having no cartridges
left, I threw away my rifle and faced
the brute, but as he sprang at me-
I caught him by the lower jaw with
one hand and by the nose with the
other. And there 1 stood and held
his mouth wide open until he starved
to death. A narrow escape, eh?
ONLY TO BE EXPECTED
A conscientious young Sunday
school teacher had been telling her
class of little boys about the crowns
of glory and the rewards in heaven
for good people.
"And now, tell me," she said, "who
will get the biggest crown."
There was a moment of deep
silence and then a little voice piped
"Him what's got th' biggest head."
Ladies' Home JournaL
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TRUTH IS MIGHTY SOMETIMES
"Here," said Mrs. Exe impatiently,
"is another invitation from Mrs.
Boreleigh, asking us to one of her
bothersome dinners. I hate them!"
"Oh, tell her we have a previous
engagement," said her husband.
"No," said Mrs. Exe. virtously.
"That would be a lie." Edith, dear,
write Mrs. Boreleigh that we accept
with much pleasure." Ladies' Home
HOW IT HAPPENED
"Lillian," said mother severely,
"there were two pieces of cake in the
pantry this morning and now there
is only one. How does this hap
pen?" "I don't know. It musta been so
dark I didn't see the othefr piece.'
Ladies' Home JournaL
FOR MY f LAG SHIP!
igEltfG AN ADMIRAL IN
I -TriE. SWlS NAVV
The man in the next flat was
pounding on the walL
"Look here," he cried. "I cant
sleep with that kid yelling like that
If you don't make him stop I wffl.rt
"Come right in," said the baby's
father. "You'll be as welcome as the
flowers in spring." N. Y. World.
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world is that they think the school
oi experience is oniy a nigra scno-