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At the military maneuvers
the attackers had attacked and
the defenders defended all the
afternoon withouany incident
of importance-occurring, and
interest in the operations was
beginning to diminish when a
white flag, went up. The officer'
in command of the attackers
was instantly alert. "A flag of
truce!" he exclaimed. "What
do they want:" The sergeant
major endeavored to conceal a
pmile. "They say, sit," he re
ported, "that 'as it's., teatime
theyd.like to exchange a cou
ple oft Territorials for-a tin of
Facts, are the raw material
and not the substance of sci
ence. It is analysis that has
-given us all ordered knowledge.
H. G. Wells.
The kindy old gentleman paused
in his afternoon walk to watch a tot,
who was diligently searching the
pavement for something she had evi
dently lost, and at the' same time
"Come, come, little girl!" he ven
tured at last. "What have you lost?"
"Boo, hoo!" came the reply be
tween 'many sobs. "I've lost the pen
ny grandpa gave me! I came along
the way. you've just come, and I miss
ed it about here!"
Touched by the child's grief, the
benevolent old gentleman nonderous-
fly extracted a penny from his pocket,
kindly pressed it in the little tot s
hand, and said:
"There, there, little girl, here's
your penny.. Now stop crying, and
run along, f Yoii must hold your
money tighter next time!"
To his utter surprise, the. child
stopped her crying Immediately, and
flashed on him a look of bitter con-f
"Why, you wicked old man," shd
said, stamping her tiny foot, "yoij
had my penny all the time!"
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A woman journalist who was a
witness in a wiiTsuit listened intent
ly to the severe, and rather bullying
cross-examination of the witnesses
by counsel, who frequently impressed
upon his victims that they must say
nothing which was merely heresay
and not actually within their own
knowledge. When the journalist's
turn caTne she was cross,-examined
by the same counsel; whose questions
she answered cheerfully .until he in
quired her age; then she, said, "I do
not know." "What! You do not
know your age?'' inquired the hams
ter.. "No, sir', I do not know." "Do
you know when you were born?"
"No, sir," replied the witness, "I
have only hearsay evidence as to