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FIXING THE BLAME
A teacher, instructing her class in
the composition of sentences, wrote
two on the. blackboard, one a mis
statement of fact and the other
wrong grammatically. The sen
tences were; "The hen has three
legs," and "Who done it?"
"Harry," she said to one of the
youngsters, "go to the blackboard
and show where the fault lies in
those two sentences."
Harry slowly approached the
Board, evidently studying hard. Then
he took the crayon and wrote:
"The hen never done it. God
Dean Hole, the noted English
clergyman, was the leading figure in
many humorous stories. On one oc
casion he was crossing the channel
after a visit to the continent, the
voyage being extremely stormy.
, The dean was a bad sailor and had
suffered a great deal on the trip. At
Dover he was looking .over the rail
way company's rules' on the station
ornll na a Tu4Rsenerflr OATTlft lln. Rnir!
the dean: "After that stormy voyagerf
Jwe have at least one advantage in
making the subsequent trip to Lon-
pdon. I see the company carries re
turning empties at reduced rates."
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Friend So you are going to give
np.ymfcjjob as motorman?
Exhauffeur Yes. I can't stand
the strain. You see something on
the street that you want to hit, and
J unless 4t is right on the track you are
IN NEW YORK
A "walking banner" on Park Row
The European WAR
is a PAKE.
If you want to see
t? Watches at No. Bow
New York Evening Sun.
SOME FELLERS RRF
BETTER THAN DEY
LOOK.. AN' B'GOLLY
DEY OUGHT TERBE!