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Hugged by a eamr.
A man who was around the terry
d .ck the tl h.r day look so lop-sided aad
walked with sueh an odd gait that he
wa asked if he had been ran over by a
"It was wuas nor that," he replied ;
"I was hugged by a bear about a year
ago, and I haven't got my shape back
"How did it happen?"
"Well I was in a lumber eamp ea
Georgian bay. I was a teamster, ad I
went out one morning about 4 eo'leek
to feed the oen. It wa perfectly dark,
but as knew the way to the ied I
didn't take a lantern. I was withi
twenty feet of the etable when somebedy
rises up la frat ef me. itook his for
ome t the me about the eamp, and
Well, partner, what is itt
"He stood there ecking the way and
made no answer, and I alle out:
"'ome now, no foolngl"
"The fellow sort o' saaed in reply, au
If makngfun etm, nd I J ed for
him, calculating to an him into the
drift. I want two am Wads dieeering
that Ihad taekled a beer. I wanted It
forfeit the gate-money, but be wear't
let me. He put his paws areund m
and settled back for a hag, never making
anefort to see hs teeth. It wr Iuke
being squeesed in a earpenter's vis, n
lymore so. Ida't time to yell bilt
may breath wr gone, and I felt myel
being lattened until, all of a sadden my
ense left me. When I came to, hal
an hour later, I was In the anew and
the bear was gone Be never hIt m
"And your present sape is the resmt
of that squeeze?"
"It is; but you ought to have s a
right away after I Wy, ir, IW d a
more shape to me than a whp-l ,and
my appetite was taken sway fr thrm
methea. Ran ver by aeaw4-eg I Fd
lay down andletthree e eVn ran em
me sooer than take another hug.-De
treit Free Pre,
They were DgiIatu.
Sbe was a lean eraway wern. and
she took the ae the third back ae
the stve He was short and fat, and
at pposite to her. As soon asu theom
door was clled the car began to bel
up, and preently be ampped his fage
at the brakeman ad said:
"For Heaven's sake open some th
"Dea't you do it!" elaimed the we
"Do you think I want to melt?" de
manded the man, as be wheeled to flet
"Do ye think I want to frsee?" hi
demanded in ter.
"Madam," ad the hat man, aft
areully surveying her, "If L a --ma
of bone rd arry a bet brick when
"0, you woald! If I was a mawa o
pork I would carry a:ehunk of le with
The brakemen west nto the amkiag
car to be eler of the sorm, ad the fat
man got up and opened the door. He
had meareely returned to his mu
when the lean woman get up and close
"I wantthat door open.
"And I want it shut.
Just then a peager eases dewn the
aisle from the other end t he ear and
shbook hands with seh In turn and
"Mrs. Caewary, this is Mr. WhIe.
I sappose you ae both delegate to the
"Ah Mrs. Cameuwary, I bg your par
"A I Teau - have the der span, Mr.
"By nas mnes."
"But allow m to give way."
And they reeatadus utl we had to
o eot e the platierm to ep from
running to pase. - [Desan Free
A Few Chipu.
H whewatee s agrat idsl d
at nease will ever do anything.
The at duty in ths sesntry iL to be
gep dotise. Ater that mea may be
good membus dftauyng they $ms
but whatever iti Itd obliatism met be
nsedary to Iat of Ildatls
It is stem yor a hodes iand paper
that slde 4ewera erl u st
marrlige Shee h been a marked im
prvomunt ia his smnsal eesudat and
Seaer smens, St CaIseas uqs
that Atraey General Garland will et
uapge. In his splnien "th e etim -
lIen l Leve ped a ethng bet the ba
SGarland wa uslo y mseeme and
A alend ft brother BlaP es un that
tatbes... new doss at even answer
'lowt s plStiMal mshimem Bothe-r
Rhine sesevidatly pewn In wisiuw.
He knwsn sew thahit woa't d. to deped
ea his msemper dts to "burn" his t
mea a bet and wewant yeI to ettle
Ln the beare lady yr mther a yr
aunt? Lttle girl: 'ou ars all wrung.
She's my father."
A led a atow ea In Miehi
gas, as eletlm day, leek a leal uhoel
sir plm andevhlmt o till be pr
spired, while the other -as weon to the
Spanls to ve-s-r him as he sumnsI,
bu the other foelw gat the vets
I 'ayJsh, for theashe Stem Med
lp, glve abller a dina, will yer P
. saM a seedy-lig Individual, es he
entured the oenting rsesi St a well
ke-wn besil e sam isst ynan. "Cer
s tolaly Dill: Her,, Sambe, take tissn
down to the restaurant and to the pre
. prter rto gve him what he wasts and
senth e biln mte." The aest dayd he
r bill meae far B seant. "Well," iaM the
r buminess man, "what did my biend buy
t for o mtos? `I" e been and a sigar,
sir."' -Lynn Uile.
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