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A FUTURE CAPITALIST
Johnny stood beside his mother as
she made her selection from the
huckster's wagon and the farmer told
the boy to take a handful of cherries,
' but the child shook his head.
"What's the matter? Don't you
like them?" asked the huckster.
"Yes," replied Johnny.
"Then go ahead and take some."
Johnny hesitated, whereupon the
fanner put a generous handful into
the boy's cap. After the farmer had
driven on the mother asked: "Why
didn't you take the cherries when he
told you to?"
Johnny winked as he said: " 'Cause
his hand was bigger'n mine." La
dies' Home Journal -
Miss Hodges, the Sunday school
teacher, glanced around at her class
as the song "I want to be an angel"
was being sung, and when it was fin
. ished she looked at one of the little
girls and said:
"Hannah, you were not singing
that beautiful song, 'I want to be an
angel,' with the rest of us."
"No, ma'am," replied the child,
shaking her head.
"And why did you not sing?" asked
"Well, I'm not going to tell a story
about it," said the little girL "I'm
having enough trouble learning to
play the piano without bothering with
IT ALL DEPENDS
U it right for a girl to sit in a
mat's lap even if she is engaged?
Akswer: Yes, if it were our girl and
our lap. Yes, again, if it were some
ottiir fellow's girl and our lap. But if
it vere our girl and some other fel
lows lap no!
J LOST HIS LOCATION
arson I was glad to see you at
prafer meeting last night, brother.
.vilage Souse Was that where I
yraf! wiiJ, i De jiggered :
PLENTY AT HOME NOW! )
Mrs. Nagg I'm going to get some
spats after luncheon.
Mr. Nagg Get 'em, but it's like
carrying coals to Newcastle!
Hilda Spong, the famous actress,
has a nephew of 10. Recently he was
I disobedient and his mother sent him
upfcsumti iu remain in a, certain room
for an hour alone. She carefully
designated the chair he was, to oc
cupy. At regular intervals Bobby called
to his mother in remonstrance, but
she hushed him up. When the- hour
was up he said, through his tears: "I
wanted to tell you that your newfiat
was on that chair an' I guess? I
AT THE FRONT
Sergeant (to private at -practice)
You got .a bull (bull's eye) that time,
Sergeant Yes, it's in the field on
the right of the target
Nurse Tommy, it is naughty to
play soldiers on Sunday.
Tommy Oh, this Is all right Ifa
the Salvation Army
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