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HE KNEW THE ANSWER
"You promised that you would
give me my answer this evening,"
he said. "Are you ready to do so?"
"Yes," she replied, "but I want you
to promise me something first."
"What is it?"
"I want you to promise me sol
emnly that you will not do anything
rash that you will not, when I have
given you my answer, go and drown
yourself or take bichloride of mer
cury." "Oh, then you have decided to say
yes, have you?"
Cholly (to 'shopman) I say aw
could you take that yellow tie with
the pink spots out of the window?
Haberdasher Yes, sir. Pleased
to take anything out of the window,
Cholly Thanks, awf'ly! The
beastly thing bothers me every time
I pass. Good mawnlng.
Believing he had reached India, Co
lumbus called the inhabitants of the
"But we are not Indians!" they ob
jected. "Oh, well," he nonchalantly re
plied, "people who see you in mov
ing pictures will not know the differ
, o o
PERSONAL POINT OF VIEW
"Adam," said Eve, as they were on
their way out of the garden, "do you
think women ought to study poli
tics?" "Yes," replied Adam. "After our
experience I am inclined to favor
anything that will keep their minds
SHE ANSWERED, YES,
"Do you know the nature of an
"Well, I ought to, sir. We have
just moved and mjr husband has been
AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL!
Hot weather usually comes in the
United -States in the summer time!
This is the time of year one can
forget about the price of coal and
it's raised at this time of the year for
People wouldn't mind hot weathei
if it wasn't for the heat
Neither would they mind the heat
so much if it wasn't for weather re
ports, red brick buildings, stiff col
lars, working, corns, eating, sleep
ing and living.
Hot wajther is accountable for
people doing many foolish things.
Weddings flourish during this period.
The funny part of it is, everybody
blames it on the weather man.
HORSE TAIL SINGS
Bayou Teche, La. Caspar Whit
ing, farmer of this parish, has
trained his horse's tail over the dash
board in such a way it hums when
the wind blows.
A NATURE FAKE?
For Sale A good hen now laying
eggs, also new potatoes, fence posts
and russet apples. AdvL in Kent
Mills, Va., Herald.