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PAT KNEW THE ANSWER
The directors of the company, all
being young men, decided to have
some fun at the expense of the Irish
man to whom they had recently given
employment at their timber office.
One day, therefore, they left the
new hand in charge, with instructions
to take all orders which might come
in during their absence, and repaired
to a neighboring postofflce, whence
they proceeded to call up the com
pany's office on the telephone. The
following conversation ensued:
"Hallo! Is that the Dunchester
"Yes, sir. And what would ye be
"Take an order, will you? "
"Sure; Qiat's what I'm here for."
''Please send up a"thqusand knot
"A thousand what?"
"A thousand knot-holes!"
"Well, now, an' ain't that a shame?
I'm Borry, but we're just outjold
our last to the new brewery only this""!,
"To the brewery? What do they
want with them?"
"By golly!" replied Pat "An they
use 'em for bung-holes in barrels!"
BY BABBLING BROOKS
1H BC5hS toe H
He paid ten dollars for a rod.
Five more for lines and hooks.
Then with a gallon of good, bait
He sought out purling brooks.
He fished and fished the whole day 1;
He changed from spot to spot.
Mosquito, horse fly and red ant
Were all the 'bites he got