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AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL!
(Please take another slant at the
title, then read on.)
Once upon a time there was a
young man who thought It better to
always wear a cheerful grin rather
than a chokem collar and a knock
'em dead tie and he didn't shine up
his hair with lard. He was very cour
teous to patrons and always said in
a pleasing way, "How many,
please9" "Two 50-cent ones? Yes,
sir, thank you." "Now I'll see what I
can do for you, let's see, yep, here's
two I think will suit you fine, yes,'
sir Ha! ha! I think you'll like them,
thank you!" "One quarter, center,
yes, I have one left, thank you. Two
for to-morrow afternoon? Yes,
madam, here's two very good ones
I think you'll like very much, thank
Now take another look at the title.
It was a box office man.
TO THE RIGHT PLACE
A pawnbroken was rudely awak
ened in the middle of the night by a
furious knocking at bis front door.
Much frightened, he opened the win
dow and looked out.
"Wh-wh-what's the matter?" he
"Come down!" demanded the
"Who are "
"Come down!" interrupted the
The pawnbroker hastened down
stairs and peeped around the door.
"Now, sir," he demanded.
"I wan'sh to know the time," said
the bibulous one.
"You infernal rascal! Do you mean
to say you woke me up for that?
How dare you!"
The midnight visitor looked in
jured. "Well, you've got my watch."
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mer frock. "Isn't It wonderful," she
Mid, "that all this silk comes from
an insignificant worm!"
"Editha, is it necessary to refer to
your father in that way?" her moth
er inquired reproachfully.
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