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A negro woman in Savannah was
'preparing to get married. Tor four
weeks before the ceremony sne savea
up iher wages; and immediately after
the wedding sne hunted up ner mls-
iitress and asked .her to take charge
of the fund.
"I'll tolro it nf prinrRft " aaiA fhfi
fty;' " "puzzled lady; "but, Maudy, won't you
pe needing yuur mouejr iu ey.uu uu
"Miss May," said the brlJe, "does
you think I'se goin' to trust myse'f
Twid a strange nigger and all dat
money on me?"
'.' Manager The critics say that in
the play, "A Wronged Wife," you do
not exhibit enough emotion when
your husband leaves you, never to,
return. Popular Actress Oh, I don't,
don't I? Well, I've had two or three
husbands leave me, never to return,
and I guess I know as much about
how to act in those circumstances as
fir - s
Ml.. S0 s
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Lula McStubbins had been a bride
but a short time when the startling
truth was forced upon her that her
husband was not exactly a teetotal
ler. One evening, a few weeks afteir
the.wedding, the strict old cold-water
crank, Papa McStubbins, dropped in
to call. He found his daughter all
alone. After a "while he sked:
"Where is Christopher?"
"Well, the fact is, Christopher isn't
feeling very well this evening."
"Is that so? What seems the mat
ter?" "Well er the fact is er Chris
topher is suffering from a bad attack
"Propinquity, propinquity," repeat
ed the puzzled old gentleman. "That's
a disease I never heard of. You must
"Oh, no, father! Let me explain.
Propinquity means nearness, doesn't
"I think so."
"And to be near is to be- close
"Em yes yes."
"And when we speak of a man. a3
being close we mean that he is stingy,
"And when a man is stingy we call
him tight,' don't we?"
"I believe so."
"Well," she concluded, with a sigh,
"that's what's the matter with Chris
topher." f o o
Mr. Jenkins was near the exploding
point -when he met his friend Jones
the other day. "That man Murphy,"
he burst out, "has more nerve than,
anyone I ever met." "Why?" asked.
Jones curiously. "He came to my
house last evening and borrowed my
guh.to kill adog that kept hjm awake
at- nights." "Well, what' o'f that?"
"Why," shouted Mr. Jenkins, "it was
my dog he-killed."
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