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AFNT NATURE WONDERFUL
This kaiser stuff, about the more
the merrier, makes us think of the
wolf who was pretty well ginned
and was hanging on a strap in a
crowded jitney chariot like a wet
He was feeling much mean and
wanted everybody in the car to know
he was hard-boiled and a raw meat
eater. Nobody paid any attention to
him and it made Kid Martini peeved.
Finally he yowled:
"I can lick any fathead in the
Nobody looked up fromhe want
ads. Then he was mad
'.'I can lick.any mutt in the city!!"
Not a chirp from the traction pa
trons. Then he got savage
"Hey!! I can lick anybody in the
Finally a bundle moved on a seat
and a little egg crawled out from
under it, came up the aisle, pulled his
fist back and let it bump joff the fore
most projection on the stew's mug.
Down went the ale hound and
kissed terra firma like some mashed
"Now what you gotta say?" piped
The big chunk on the floor opened
a peep, looked bleary-eyed at the
run gladiator and buzzed:
"Hie. I guess I covered too much
"She was in an automobile acci
dent nothing serious. Only had
the enamel scraped off."
"Her face or the machine."
"In your sermon this morning you
spoke of a baby as 'a new wave on
the ocean of life,' " said the church
warden to the vicar.
"I did," replied the vicar; "it was a
poetic figure of speech."
"Don't you think 'a fresh squall'
would have hit the mark better?"
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A negro mammy had a family ot
boys so well behaved that one day
her mistress asked:
"Sally, how did you raise your boys
"Ah'll tell you, missus," answered
Sally. "Ah raise them boys with a
barrel stave, an' ah raise 'em frequent!"