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WHO WOULD BE A TEACHER?
Sunday afternoon the infants'
tf'H class had come to an end: and the
-teacher closed her book, more than
f-inHsfiprJ xxnth fho interp.Rt which hnrl
3Jeen shown by the boys throughout
Before departing, however, she de
rided to try to reap some of the fruit
Hof her labors; so, turning to the class,
Now, would any of you like to ask
hne any questions? I have a few
tninutes to spare, so u tnere is any
thing you want to know, don't hesi-
,te to ask."
':t tiittle Freddy rose to his feet im
nediately, with an eagerness which
elighteq his instructor.
"Please, teacher," he inquired,
rwitnoui. even uie seiuDumce 01 a
feblush, "have you got any cigarette
pictures on you?"
Husband Julia, this mutton chop
is not half done! Wife Then finish
pit, my dear!
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( I Aft THROUfiH ,J
fek MIT n;TJ0i S
SAW A PIFFERENCE -
-"Madam," said the galiant old
man, after obeying her request to
close the carriage window, "I was
just thinking how different the wo
men of today are from those of ten
or fifteen years ago in the matter
of travel. Formerly a lady who had
to journey alone was "
'Tes, sir," she interrupted; "but
would you please tell me if I am In
the right train for Birmingham?"
"You are, madam. As I was say
ing, the women of ten years ago were
continually worrying for fear "
"And does this train go right
through without change?"
"It does, madam. I vaa going to
say that the-iromen
"And do you think my luggage will
go,nght through with me?"
"Ot course, madam. In former
years a woman traveling alone was
afraid that "
"You are sure we are in the right
train?" she interrupted.
"And we don't change?" "
"And we get in at six o'clock?"
"And they'll call out the name
when we get there?"
"Well, I hope nothing wfll "happen,
hut Tm very, very nervous. Would
you mind asking the conductor if we
are likely to have a collision, or get in
an hour late?"
And the gallant old man, who saw
such a great difference between the
woman traveling today and those of
ten years ago, retired into his corner
looking as if something had rubbed
against his placity of mind.
, Q o
A benevolent old gentleman, seeing
a little tot weeping, went up to i and
said, "Now be a good boy and stop
your crying." "I can't!" sobbed the
child. "But why can't you?" "I
can't!" "Well, here's a penny; tell me
why you can't be a good boy and stop