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new york. mr. wilson who is the
presedent aint the only feller who is
good at this waiting bizziness
littel gorgie medders is too
he was sitting down on the grass
neer a bench in central park last sat
urdy when a man comes along and
flops his self on the bench
gorgie never said nothing but he
watched that feller like my dog spot
keeps his eye glood' to a rat hole
what's the matter, sonny, said the
man, why don't you go and play
i dont want to play, replys gojgie f
well, well, you dont meen to say
that you dont like to play, why v
never herd tell of a boy who dont like
to play, aint you feeling well
yes sir, i am fealing alrite, said
maybe you are tired, for it aint
natchural for little boys to sit so still
for a long time like you have been
doing, wont the other boys let you
play with them
o yes, they will but i do'n't want to,
well, why dont you want to, in
kwired the man
- i am waiting till you get up, for a
man just painted that bench white
about 10 minits before you set down
Returning from his first visit tc
the seashore, little Dean told the
family about the ocean.
"Why," he exclaimed, his eyes big
with excitement, "it jumped and
leaped all around. I brought some
home to show you. Now just look,"
and he produced a big bottle, the
contents of which he poured into a
pan, where it lay inert and lifeless.
"Huh! That's funny!" he said. "It
must have died coming home." La
dies' Home Journal.
GOING TO PROVE IT
Bridget Wei, Pat, what kind of
a bird have you brought home in
Pat It's a raven.
Bridget A raven? And what did
you bring home a bird like that for?
Pat Well, I read in a paper the
other night that a raven has been
known to live for 300 years. I don't
believe it, so I am going to put it to
f o o
HARD AT IT
REPLY OF GUILTY CONSCIENCE
I stopped at a country hotel last
Monday and when I registered I
asked the landlady if there was any
water in my room. "Yes, there was,"
she replied guiltily, "but I had the
drain fixed." B. B.
He I always try to be engaged at
a higher salary than the year before.
She And I always try to be en
gaged to a hieher salarv than tl