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After many years, Hicks had met
Bix, a friend of his schoolboy days.
Hicks was entertaining JRix, and
was showing him his household,
goods. He was 'a facetious soul who
took an altogether uncalled-for de
light in his own somewhat feeble
"That," said he, pointing, to a
painting, "is. a portrait of my wife's
"Why," said Rix, "you never told
me that your wife had been married
before!" He examined the. picture
with some interest "Well, he looks
a real dough-headed sort of idiot,
anyway., I donft think I have ever
seen such a stupid kind of face be
fore." "That," said Hicks, "is a portrait of
myself at the age of twenty-.flve, sir!'
PULL, UP YOUR FEE, DOC
Doctor (reading note) Dear Sir:
Thomas has swallowed a quarter.
Please see to him. You will find
j-our fee inside!
"Father says he doesn't wish you
for a san-in-law-" "Ask. him it he's
got ,any good position he could give,
a fellow, will you?" N, Y. World.
o o r .
A swain leaving his adored one al
ways walks a little way, 'then stops,
looksback atthe house, and breathes
A fine gentleman always has his
coat tightly buttoned; an abandoned
character is always neglectful about
An author in the act, of writing in
variably goes through, contortions
rivaling those of a Boneless Wonder.
This Indicates that he is completely
wrapped up In his work, not as
some Jmay suppose completely
wrappedup Jn himself.
When a girl pulls the trigger, some
one always drops. j. t
When prison guards snoot, they In
The piano is very much played
without looking at the music, always
spread open on the rack.