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Kathef long was the railway
journey, and the passengers, from
talking cabbages and other mat
ters of vital interest, had got on
to the subject of lies.
"Yes," repeated the man in the
Corner; "1 don't thinlj the test of
the cherry-free proved that
George Washington Wasn't a
"Well, perhaps you'll devise a
better one?" chorUssed the other
"All right," said the man in thd
corner. "Supposing, now, that
George Washington was stand
ing on a stormy night at the door
of a restaurant, and the waiter
had hurried up to him with a
beautiful Hew Silk umbrella with
an ivory handle and no name oh
it, and said, 'Yours, sir, I fancy?' "
Then the traih entered a tun
nel! "Oh, Dolly, I have had such a
nasty, spiteful, anonymous let
ter." "Whom was it from?"
"I don't know; can you guess?
The wicked creature says I am a
vain, silly, frivolous, chattering,
over-dressed, empty-headed flirt.".
"I really can't imagine, dearest;
but (reflecting) I think it must be
someone who knows you quite
Caller Is your husband in,,
Mrs. Maguire? . - '
Mrs. Maguire Yis, sor.
Caller Id like to see him.
Mrs Maguire :Ye can't, sor
HeVin for t'ree months.
it AM AttW UT&LV AVoim-
MZ ONTENTCT VEN I SIT NEAR
MliS WLcpidKces, T fss fry
OW SKETCH M5
SO I CM TREASURE
.An elderly man, clad in an im
maculate suit of blatk, who was
sitting on a bench in a park, no
ticed a small boy1 staring at him
intently. "Why don't you go and
play with the other Children?" he
asked. "I d6n't waht to' the bay
replied. "But it isn't natural for
a boy of your age to be so quiet.
Why don't you want to play?"
't want to see yott get Up. A iftan
painted that sdat ari hour ago !"
, Teacher (readlrigaloUd)"The
xrnrtf eiMifrififtl IMfied ort his ?un
and stoleS lew ihbinents' sleep."
"I bet I know wnere ne stole it
"From his 'riap'-sack."