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n. y. a,lady hussled into a store
, on lexington av. the other day where
they sell spectacles to see threw
when your eyes is on the fritz.
i want a pare of. specks for my old
man she tells the clerk who wates on
have you a prescripshun, he asts
her, & she says no, he aint sick.
but i cant fix his eyes unless he has
a prescripshun or he comes in heer
his self, the clerk tells her.
well, he wont come, so you had
better do the best you can, the lady
is he far sited or near sited, the
he aint eether 1, i gess, the dame
says, i wood say that he is short sited
whats that said the clerk, you meen
that he cant see things far away
o, no, there is somethings he can
see a mile off& others he coodent see
if they was setting on his nose.
for instance, the clerk says, what
well, he cant see work when its
fallin on him & he can see a poker
party in the next county & he's been
lookin for a job the last 17 yeres &
cant see 1 to soot him, so i will buy
a pare of specks so he can see better.
HER FATHER'S ATTITUDE
"Did you tell George Hector 'that
he might ask me to marry him?"
"Certainly," replied Gwendolin's
"I thought you would try to inter
fere." "I had no such idea. George Hec
tor is a njce enough young chap, but
I see no reason why I should jump in
and try to rescue him'
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A MOTORIST'S CRITICISM
"Here's a map that will show you
all the points of interest on the
"It's no good," replied Mr. Chug
gins. "It shows a lot of landmarks,
but it doesn't definitely locatethe ri
pair shops." - a
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