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' WISE CAT '
Two suburban gardeners were
swearing vengeance on cats.
"It appears to me," one said, "that
they seem to pick out your choicest
plants to scratch out of the ground."
"There's a big yellow tomcat," the
other ald, "that fetches my plants
out and then sits and actually defies
,1'Why don't you hurl a brick at
him?".asked--the first speaker.
"That's what makes me mad,"
was the reply, '"I can't He gets on
top of my greenhouse to defy" me."
' Lawyer Are you sure that occur-
l rence was on ui Bevenieenui uay 01
Lawyer Now, remember, you are
under oath. How do you know it
U was the seventeenth?
Witness 'Cause the day before
Lawyer Be careful what you say
now. Go on. ' '
Witness was the sixteenth,
and the day after it was the eight
eenth. WHY HE DISLIKED WAR
Mrs. Kawler I'm glad to hear you
say you wish the war was over,
Bobby. It's a very cruel business.
Bobby 'Taint that War makes
history, and there's more of that al
ready than I can ever4earn. Boston
Harrigan was up in court and the
judge was in a hurry. "Are you guilty
or not guilty?" thundered the court
'How kin I tell," returned Harrigan,
"ontil 01 ve heard the mdeence?
WELL, HOW DOES HE KNOW
Little Eustace Pa, what do you
do at your office all day?
Pa (irritability) Oh, nothing!
Eustace Then how do ypv. ifenpw
when, you are throughjf
. "There is one good thing about
buying a really expensive dress."
"What is that?" ,
"Why, you feel as though you
ought to buy another one not quite
so good to save your good one."
A HOT ONE
"My wife's been nursing a grouch
all the weekJ'
"Been laid up, have you?"
Bobby I hear your Pa began life
as a newsboy?
WilUe-r-He didn't he begun life
a bahy I, .