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AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL
Oh! Is this the canary that stands
on the back platform of a street car
and -warbles sweet tremolos?
You've hit the bull's eye, Hector.
Say Al! give Hector a cigar.
Does he stop whistling when the
Oh, my no! That's the time he
leans on it heavy so everybody in
the car will be sure to hear- him.
He's always whistling some sweet
up-to-date song like t"My Bonnie
Lies OveY the Ocean" all out of tune
This is the same bird that walks
up a street after midnight and
whistles to show that he isn't afraid.
We'll bet that half the fellows shot
by hold-up. men are these midnight
whistlers. And you can't exactly
blame the burglar fpr shqoting, can
you? It has always apuzzled .us to
know why they cage up the poor lit
tle innocent bird and let the big,
suspender-wearing canary go around
without even clipping his wings.
OUR OWN TRAVELOGUES
By Prof. M. T. Cranium
Weeweebloo is one of the queerest
provinces of Ashtray. The roads all
run sideways and the mountains are
so low it is hard to detect them from
the rest of the land.
On account of the meadows being
so narrow and running in one direc
tion the cows are so thin they aren't
When the cream from these cows
is churned it produces drawn Butter.
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HAD HEARD IT BEFORE
Prank had behaved beautifully at
the Thanksgiving dinner until the
- "Mamma," he cried, "will the fruit
hurt me or is there enough to go
round?" Ladies' Home Journal.
o o ' -
Having priced a new nightshirt
yesterday, we're prepared to lick the
.fellow who started that cry "Buy a
bale of cotto? !" on sight
I PULL ffAG--
m NAME IN Tw IETTSRS
TW6 PESTtMY Op ALL
GOOD AS NEW
Mistress Now, Mary, I want you
to be careful. This is eme very old
table linen been in the family for
over 200 years, and
Mary Ah, sure, ma'am, you
needn't worrv: I won't tell a soul
and it looks as good as newranywwr.
Ladies Home Journal. ,