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lsaE! SHOW I'M. Al?EMCHAM
THERE'S THE REASON
The sweet young thing was being
shown through the Baldwin Locomo
"What Is that thing?" she asked,
pointing with her dainty parasol.
"That," answered the guide, "is an
She was an up-to-date young lady
and at once became interested. "And
why do they boil engines?" she in
"To make the engine tender," po
litely replied the resourceful guide.
' , THIS HELPED
"I was speaking with your father
last night," he said at last, somewhat
"Oh, were you?" answered the
sweet young thing, lowering her
eyes. "Er what were you er
"About the war in Europe. Your
father said he hoped the fighting
would soon be over."
The sweet young thing smiled.
- "Yes," she remarked, "I know he's
very much opposed to long engage
ments." Cleveland Leader.
A small boy who was sitting next
to a very haughty lady in a crowded
subway car kept on sniffling in a most
annoying manner. At last the lady
could bear it no longer and turned to
"Boy, have you get a handker
chief?" she demanded.
The small boy looked at her for a
few seconds, and then, in a dignified
tone, came the answer:
"Yes, I 'ave, but I don't .lend it to
strangers." Jew York World.
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EASY TO SEE
Maude How old is Grace?
May At least 25.
Maude How do you know?
May I heard her say that no girl
ought to marry before she is 26.
i Cleveland Leader.