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n. y. it looks like that when pee
pel get to working for the govern
ment for a while they get so big
headed that they think they are bet
ter 'than, the rest of the peepel, &'
that is the way it is with a feller who
is in the informashun burow at the
'postifflse bilding here
If a pore looking guy comes in. he
is so snappy that it makes the man
feel bad, but when a rich man asts
any kweshuns this ad falls atf over
his self answering them.
that was why i give him the haw
haw the other day; bcaus i have to
go over there evry day or 2 to find
out things for the boss
a seedy-looking old man comes up
to the winder while i was there &
says i want a 2 ct stamp .
this aint the stamp winder, the
smart aleck said, this is the .infor
where is the stamp winder, the old
man says, &.the informashun clerk
says cant you read the sine rite there
and he points to the next winder &
the did man goes there, while "the
clerk laffs to anuther man & says
them rubes oughter have a gide
along with them
then the old man comes back with
his letter in his hands & he asts the
smart clerk, will this letter get to
Cleveland tomprror, & the clerk says
sure it will
"that's funny, the old man says, for
the letter is addressed to boston,
and then he went on hiB way, while
evryboddy neer the winder bust out
lafflng at the clerk
AIN'T NATURE WONDERFULI
A blush Is something that was.
The blush is rapidly becoming ex
tinct. Poets say violets are the only
things that blush, but if women's
fashions keep up like the last two
years, the violets will .all be sitting in
the first row with us.
If the bathing suits, back-to-nature
dances and all' the other blushhard
eners of 1916 were going on ten
years ago, everybody wduld be go
tag around with faces like October
Artificial blushes can be obtained
for women at drugstores and for
men at the I9th hole.
If blushes were still popular, my,
wouldn't fight and wrestling promot
ers be frights?
The only persons ever known not
to blush are theatrical and movie
pres agents. '
"Johnny Jones," said 'the teacher
severely. "Is that chewing gum you
have in your mouth?" v
"Bring it to me this instant"
"If you'll wait till tomorrow,
teacher, I'll bring you a piece that
ain't chemed." N. -Y. World.
"You have completely upset my
train of thought!" exclaimed the
"I shouldn't call anything so easily
upset a train," commented his wife.
"It's more like a canoe."
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