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THE GREAT BLACK HAND MYSTERY
CAN YOU READ THE MESSAGE OF THE FINGERS?
ANY DUMMY COULD
A certain father who is fond of put
ting his boys through natural his
tory examinations is often surprised
by their mental agility. He recently
asked them to tell: "What animal is
satisfied -with the least amount of
"The moth!" one of them shouted
confidently. "It eats nothing but
holes." Youth's Companion.
"How did Jimson make out in his
suit for damages against the railroad
"I think he must have won the
suit. I saw his lawyer riding about
in a new automobile yesterday."
N. Y. World.
"Did you say these peas were from
your own garden?" asked the sum
"Yes, siree," replied the farmer.
"Picked 'em myself early this morn
ing." "Is it necessary to shoot them
when you pick them?" inquired the
boarder, removing a piece of solder
from between his teeth.
HE SURE DOES DO IT
It was the recreation hour at
school. "Tommy," said the teacher
pleasantly, "do you know 'How Doth
the Little Busy Bee'?"
"No, ma'am," said Tommy, "but
you betcher life I know he doth iL"
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