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Harold Frederick used to tell a
3 story of p- darky who was out fish
ing with a little boy about 3 years old,
and while at play on'the bank of the
'-stream the youngster fell into the'
awater. Immediately the colored man
-waded in and catching him by the
seat of the pantaloons pulled him on
to dry ground. A minister who hap
pened to have seen the occurrence
complimented him, for the stream
was, a swift one.
-"Well,"said the darkey, "I had to
sabe dat. kid's life, boss, for he had
de tfait in his pocket."
" Tramp (to editor, who is hurrying
past Sir, couldn't you help me a lit-
-tle.i please? I gave you a helping
, Editor What do you mean, fel-
- Tramp Don't you remember that
-burglary by Jim Crockett and his-
.pals some years ago?
' Editor Yes.
Tramp And how your report of it
, just set the "Howler's" circulation
w Editor Yes.
"; Tramp Well, I'm Jim.
: o o
N. W. Ayer, the famous advertising
regent; at a dinner in Philadelphia,
itold this one: "Biggs was a roofer
Bajfid was v at work on a building one
Jjiay when he let out a yelL "
"What is the matter, Biggs?"'
Risked the foreman.
j.1 "I've mn a nail in my foot," yelled
jx "Why don't you pull it out?" an
swered the foreman.
Hr "What! In my noon hour?" yelled
M 0 O - '
THERE'S ALWAYS HOPE
'Barber Will you have- anything
on your face when I've finished?
- Customer, I don't know, lut I
hope xouTJjat least leave-my-nose!,
.. -Parson Well; I'm .glaii to hear
that you come to church twice every
Sunday, Tommy. .
Tommy Yes, sir I'm not old
enough to stay home yetk
i , HEAT FOR THE CHILLY DAYS
"Percival," said the wife "of a
would-be motion-picture actor," "I
wish you'd-quit hanging around that
studio gate and go back to your job
The landlord, was -here today."
"What did he,, want V'
"His .rent- Said he'd make it hot
for us if we didn't pay up." :
"Tell him to eo- ahead. That's
more,than the janitor has ever done."
An aged negro parson in the"south
addressed his congregation thtis:
- -"Brederen-,, de- timeam Aeah fb'
lection ob de pastah fo. dls church.
All dose 'favorin inefo' pastab.
'please say 'aye'."
As he was unpopular there "Was no
response. '. ...
"Ha! Silence means consent," said
he, "so I'm yo' pastab fo' antfdder
k " ' " WifaM"