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NOT SO "LOONY"
Although the notice plainly stated
that fishing -was prohibited there, the
angler sat placidly dangling his line
over the stream. The irate keeper,
who approached him, was surprised
to see that the line was baited with
a potato. In an amused voice he
asked the intruder what he was do-
' "Fishing," was the reply. "You
see, my health has been upset by
financial worries and I came down
' here to see if fresh air would help
Thinking that perhaps the poor
i, chap was .mentally afflicted, the
keeper went away without denounc
i That evening the keeper was in
r the, local tavern, telling his friends
i about the potato-baited line, when in
walked the intruder.
"Any luck?" said the innkeeper
t "Oh, fair!" was' the reply, as the
fisherman opened his basket and dis
played a fine catch.
"Look here," stormed the infuri
ated keeper, "you didn't catch that
lot with a potato."
"Oh, no!" said the angler coolly.
"That was what I caught you with."
"You admit you overheard the
quarrel between the defendant and
"Yis, sor, I do."
"Tell the court, if you can, what
he seemed to be doing."
"He seemed to be doin' the lis"
' o o
"Kitty is such a Resourceful girL"
' "Is she?"
, iWhy, the other day when she'd
- left her reticule at home she pow
dered hernose with a, marshmallow."
Which is the underside of an angle
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I HA-?OR MS
HEtE'S A 6B0O OWE FROM iM-AlAWTi
VMEiTFVO.HAS WHAT MAKES -
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Uncle And what does your young"
man do for a living?
Niece Why, uncle, you can't ex
pept Jack to do anything for a living
while we're engaged