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GAVE HOT ONES!
"Now, boys," said a Sunday school
teacher, "I want each of you to sub
scribe something towards the mission
to the Cariboos. I shall hand the
jjox round, and as each of you con
tribute you will, I hope, say some ap
propriate text. Now, Charlie, show a
- A ruddy-faced urchin stepped for
ward. droDDed in his coin, and ob-
"it is better to .give tnan to re
ceive." Then another contributed a cop
hi " waste not, wane not.
This was ruled
rder, but it was
jhird youngster, who evidently part-
ea witn nis penny wiiu extreme re
luctance, for as he dropped it into the
ox he murmured:
somewhat out of
fairly capped by a
She sailed into the telegraph office
and rapped on the counter. The clerk
remembered that she had been there
about ten minutes before as he came
forward to meet her. He wondered
what she wanted this time.
"Oh," she said, "let me have that
telegram I wrote just now; I forgot
something very important. I wanted
to underscore 'perfectly lovely in ac
knowledging the receipt of that
bracelet. Will it cost anything ex
tra?" "No, ma'am," said the clerk, as hd
handed her the message.
The young lady drew two heavy
lines beneath the words and" said:
"It's awfully good of you to let me
do that It will please Arthur ever so
"Don't mention it," said the clerk.
"If you would like It, I will put a few
drops of violet extract on the tele
gram at the same rates."
"Oh, thank you, sir! You don't
know how much I would appreciate
it I'm going to send all my telegrams
through this office. You are so oblig
ing." And the smile she gave him would
have done anyone good, with the
possible exception of Arthur.
There was a rumpus at the chil
dren's breakfast table, and on com
ing down to see what it was all about,
the mistress of the house found the
little ones crying out for spoons to
eat their eggs with.
She rang the bell sharply, and
when the maid, who was fresh to
service, appeared, she reproved her
"Mary, Mary, when you lay eggs in
future, be careful to lay egg-spoons
Customer I must sav. waiter, this
is the first time I've ever had a really
tender steak here. Waiter (aghast)
Good gracious ! I must have given.
you the proprietor's steakl ,