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One of the best bostelries in the
west is Hotel Skirvin, the property
of the father of Marguerite Skirvin,
leading woman who last year made
an extended trip with Julian Eltinge.
It was on this trip that she addressed
the proprietor of a small hotel, feel
ing a sort of kindred spirit, as it
"Well," she smilingly inquired at
breakfast, -addressing the grouchy
proprietor, "what have we to eat this
The boniface gave a grunt.
"You don't have to eat nothin' if
you don't want to," was his reply.
ONE ATTRACTION CONE
"Farewell, dear. I will never be
able to feel the same toward you
"Heavens, George! What have
"Nothing, dear. I am just going
out to cut off mv mustache." Ohio
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PRETTY GOOD REASON
The Sunday-school teacher was
making a review of the lessons.
"Who was the wisest man,
"That's right. Now who was the
"Wrong. But what reason have
you for believing Jonah was the
" 'Cause the whale couldn't hold
him after it got him down." Top
A DARING DRAMA
"He has written a new play."
"Yes. The heroine is a married
"Oh, I know. And falls in love with.
"No. That's the original part of it.
The play shows marriage to be a
sacred relation that some people take
seriously, and get a good deal of hap
piness out of." Detroit Free Press.
Her father's voice floated from the
head of the stairway.
"Has that young man gone?"
"No, papa; it's only 10 o'clock."
"Send him home right away, and
before he goes tell him it's midnight
so he can start his watch and the
hall clock again."
Harry Marry me and your small'
est wishes will always be fulfilled.
Carrie I am able to do that my
self. What I want is a man who will
gratify my biggest 'wishes. Town
WHAT HE CAME FOR
The Rescuer How the deuce waa
it you came to fall in?
. The Rescued I didn't come to iaH
in; I came for 'alf a day's flsbjn'j
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