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Laura, looking over Will's shoulder,
suddenly perceived her fathef stand1
ing in the doorway.
"May I ask if this means anything
in particular?" he inquired in a voice
"It means," said LaUra, "that
Father! Don't say a word till Will
has told- you, .or you'll never get that
position as superintendent."
ITEMS FROM NEW YORK
New York, Nov. 28. Good food
brings good prices in New York. In
a tearoom in West 40th street, famed
for its cuisine, there may be found
beside the bill of fare, on each table, a
little card inscribed:
"Place your order for our home
made pies pumpkin $1.10, mince
Probably the most oddly decorated
automobile ever seen on 5th avenue
went whirling up that thronged thor
oughfare late one recent crisp after
noon. It was a handsome limousine,
driven by a chauffeur in furs, and
balanced across the top was the car
cass of a deer. The animal lay cross
ways of the car, its antlered head pro
jecting out on one side, its bound hind
legs and tail on the other side. It did
not seem to be fastened in any way
and rolled about slightly with the
movement of the machine.
Whether it stayed on or fell off
before the car had completed its
journey, somebody undoubtedly had
several venison dinners.
A certain local theatrical manager
and producer whose peculiar man
nerisms have long delighted his
friends and business associates heard
a few days ago that a young man in
his offices had been giving imitations
of him at social gatherings.
He called the young man into his
"Fred," he said, "I hear you have
been going all around" town giving
imitations of me."
"Why, Mr, So-and-So," declared
Fred, "of course, I haven't been doing
anything like that. I wbuldri't think
of such a thing."
Mr. So-and-So considered a mo
ment. "Freddie," he said, "I like you and
I believe you from the bottom of my
Then he considered another mo
ment. "But," he shouted, waving a warn
ing finger, "don't you never let me
catch you doing it no more-!"
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BOBBIE HAD A REMEDY
Little Bobbie had acquired the
habit a habit shared among the ma
jority of small boys of continually
"stuffing" between jneals, and
neither punishment, it seemed, nor
remonstrance cduld ctfre him of it.
"What can I do," his mother asked
the family doctor, "to make him give
up the habit of eating between
The man of medicine glanced at
the little chap contemplatively, but
before he could answer the lad him
self prescribed a simple remedy.
"Have the meals thicker togev
ver," he said.