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KILLING THEM OFF
"Pay attention now," said the
schoolmaster, addressing his
class during the geography les
son. "The population of China is
so great that two Chinamen die
every time we take a breath."
This information made a, deep
impression on the juvenile schol
ars and the master was particu
larly amazed with the uncomfort
able appearance of one small boy
at the foot of the class. His face
was flushed and he was puffing
furiously. "What is the matter?"
inquired the teacher in alarm.
What on earth are you doing,
"Killing Chinamen, please sir,"
was the answer, "I don't like
them foreigners, so Fjm getting
rid of-as many as I can." 4 L
A teacher in an east end school
found great difficulty in getting
any answers from an eleven year
old member of his class.
"How is it," he asked, "that
you never know your lessons
When I was your age I could an
swer any question put to me,"
added the teacher.
"Yes," replied the urchin, "but
you had a different teacher to
"Be kind andTse gentle
To those who are old,
For kindness is dearer
And better than gold."
"Cloud and sunshine together
Make the year;
Without some storms
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