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y w;7) VCTTK1NOOPA ) TJ SON. ADOLPH?y j--- CREW WASs J JMS Wfe si HUNGRY' i t i THE MASTER'S VOICE "We have come," said the chair- man of the committee,' "to ask you to take this nomination. The city needs a man like you strong, brave, self made, self-reliant, owning no master, fearing no man." The great man was visibly touched. 'Til not deny," said he, "that your kind words have shaken my resolu tion. I trust that, if elected, I may justify your confidence and prove that I am indeed strong, brave, self reliant; that I own no master and fear on man. Suppose you wait a minute till I sea if my wife will let me accept?" N. Y. World. b o AND HE DID An enthusiastic citizen, on the verge of a trip to Europe, was re joicing over the fact and descanting on the pleasures to come. "How delightful it will be," said he to his wife, "to tread the bounding billow and inhale the invigorating oxygen of the sea. The sea! The r boundless sea! I long to Bee it! To breathe in great draughts of life-giving air. I shall want to stand every moment of the voyage on the prow of the steamer with my mouth open"- "You probably will, dear," inter rupted his wife encouragingly; "that's what all ocean travelers do." N. Y. World. o o EASY MONEY Miss Curley kept a private school and one morning was interviewing a new pupil. "What does your father do to earn his living?" the teacher asked the little girl. "Please, ma'am," was the prompt reply, "he doesn't live with us. My mother supports me." "Well, then," asked the teacher, "how does your .mother earn her liv ing?" "Why," replied the little girl, in an artless manner, "she gets paid for, staying away from father.'