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An old Glamorganshire farmer,
, well-known for his philanthropic
.propensities, was lacking somewhat
in education. When asked by the
local Methodists to subscribe towards
a new chandelier for the chapel, he
thrust his hand into his pocket with
a good-natured remark, and, pulling
rout a sovereign, replied:
"Well, here's a pound .towards it.
But who is going to play it when we
.get it?" Tit Bits.
' THE VILLAIN!
"I was about to propose "
"Oh, Mr. Filbert, this is SO sud-
"That some evening when it's a
little warmer "
"Enough John "
"We take a ride through the park!"
Lady What are you crying for,
Urchin Dunno. Wotcher got?,
' GEORGE WASHINGTON
Glorge Wlashington, Amelica
Glorge no telle lie maybeso, no
deny by father.
When Glorge lflly boy Glorge fath
er say "Glorge, you goee polotics."
Glorge say "allee right father."
Father say "Glorge, go cuttee
dlown cherry tlee. Maybe so I makee
up stlory. Gottee havee rleputation.
Glorge no likee work blut chop
pee dlown tlee.
Maybe so Glorge father tellee
neighbor Glorge no tellee lie. AHee
samee 'lected plesident Glorge mal
lied widow, no havee blaby. Glorge
say maybeso adlopt whole dam
Splanish king sendee Glorge blig
"Why don't you tell your troubles
to a policeman?"
"I don't dare," replied the gloomy
person. "He'd probably arrest me."
Senator Tillman was arguing on
the tariff with a congressman.
"You know I never boast," his op
"Never boast? Splendid!" said
Senator Tillman; and he added quiet
ly, "no wonder you brag about it!"