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ry, I hope you'll marry a man like
me!" "You speak like a man yourself," I said. "Well, I just reckon I do," he said, "because I am. -And to prove it he got down off the platform and raised his skirt far enough to show a pair of neatly pressed trousers. "I'm glad you told me as soon as you did," I gasped. "Why, I've been waiting to tell you. I've noticed you around here the last qouple of days. Listen, I've got the promise of-a steady job as engineer in an apartment house. I'm going to shake this Indoor Street Pair and take it I'm ashamed of myself as a Bearded Lady. Will you marry me and get a real man?" I think this is proposal No. 72 I've received m my sweet young life. Still, I had to turn him down. "I respect your sentiments, Mr. Beard ed Lady," I said, "but my answer is 'Nothing doing.' " He muttered something in his whiskers as I went away. (Continued.) (Copyright, 1914, by the Newspaper Enterprise Association.) NOT1S b'goulv there's lots of room at the top but the trouble is. lots of fellers won't climb the strirs. they sit AROUND AN' WHIT FER TH ELEYVTER TER TflKE EM UP!! jjof0y new york. A manidger of a vode vill theayter iip.4n harlem got a let ter a few days ago telling the storey of one of the many traggedies oft stage life. all winter a yung feller he knows that lives a few blocks from the the- -ayter has been begging him to give him a tryput for a ackt he fixe,d up . the ackt was trained ducks the feller had bought a cuppel of dozen ducks and he taught them some very nice little tricks. well, the" .manidger cotildent quite see the duck ackt, and evry time the yung chap come around he would tell him, nuthing doing the last time the poor guy was in. he told the jnahldger hef couldent seem to land hi iackt ;nowherd and he wasfretty nlarxiown to his last nickel a few days ago 2 of the manidger's ackts slipped up; .oh him all of a sud den, and he did'eM know what in the world to do to nUhfe hill after telefoning around ' for ackts and not finding ndbodjy, he suddinly thought of the feller with the ducks so he wrote a note and sent a boy on the run to the duckrfeller's house, telling him to .hustle over with his birds, as there was an opening for him in about 15 minutes the boy come back with a answer it said,' sorry I cannot oblige you, . but I have et the ackt The needs of the feeble-minded in the state of Vermont are being brought to public attention by the" wdmen.