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'Jji JSnglishman. who waB- visiting
5ome frie.nds In Kentucky was im-
essea Dy ine muiiary uues 01 me
en to whom he was1 introduced. Al
most everybody was a "Colonel." One
jJay he was walking the street in
company with a friend who addressed
Kfi&passing gentleman- as "General ''
tayhy'do you call him General'" the
Ijinglisliman asked. "Oh, just be
cause he is nothing In particular!"
M '- HEKNEW-
VBobpie was pulling the dog's tail
2When"his aunt said: "You mustn't do
,mat, JODDie. .tie win Due you."
& "Oh, no," said,Bobbie. "Ddgs don't
te at this end." -"
1 ; ?Ji?
It?? Ssg"Men are always late! I have
ted here since seven o'clock for
husband, and it IS fiow half -past
;ht. "And when were you to meet
o?'."-tAt five o'elock!"
He was a stranger in the town, and
was obviously looking for an ad"
dress. But he went about it in that
half -ashamed way peculiar to 'shy
peqple, as though the mere fact o
being' a stranger were a crime jif thar(
worst descriptionSome-TJeopIe are
hke that. ?
He was gettmg hopeless about evet
reaching his destination when he es-
pied, a small and ragged urchin standi
ing dejectedly on the curb.
To this urchin he made Tils way,
and, with the hectic flush of shame
on. his cheeks, addressed him almost
"I er want to go to the, Corpor
ation Electric Light Station," fie mur
mured The youngster eyed him sourly for
"All right," he saidryon may gd
there this time. Trot along!"
"Yes," said the old African ex
plorer, ''I once found myself in dan
gertrom a lion at a time when I had
no weapon with which to protect
myself, So I tried, the very experi
ment which you have just suggested!
of sitting down and staring at
"Ah!" exclaimed the scientist
"That Is interesting. And did the ex
periment work'' '
"Perfectly perfectly! "Why, the
lion didn't even offer to touch me."
The scientist rose to his feet in a
state of great excitement, and was
beginning to bubble something about -confirmation
of his theories when the
explorer interrupted. , -
"You see," he remarked, puffing
contentedly at his cigar, "I chose to
sit on a high branch of a very tall
, o o
"Won't you come and sit on my
knee?" asked the visitor. "Ilamma
told, me to sit on this chair an' hide
the hole Jn it until she came down
stairs," faltered httle'Susie.