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A bishop of the Church of England
had Invited the clergymen of his see
to a -week-end party at the Episcopal
residence. The guest of honor was
a bishop from an adjoining diocese.
The first morning at breakfast as
the visiting bishop was about to
Aunt Lucy Good mo'nin, Pahson
denly stopped, and, turning to the
butler who was standing at the back
of the bishop's chair, he said, all the
while holding his fingers tightly to
"Oh! my man! take this egg away;
the odor of it is atrocious. Take it
away, please; take it away."
The butler, taking the egg ih his
hand and eyeing it closely, said, with
"My lord, a most regrettable mis
take has been made. The stupid
servant has given your lordship a
curate's egg." Binghamton Republican-Herald.
FLY IN THE OINTMENT
Mrs. Higgins grumbled at every
thing and every one. But at last the
vicar thought he had found some
thing about which she could make
no complaint The old lady's crop of
potatoes was certainly the finest for
"Ah, for once you must be ,well
pleased," he said with a beaming
smile. "Every one's saying how
splendid your potatoes are this year."
The old lady glowered .at him as
"They're not so poor. But where's
the bad ones for the pigs?" An
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"George, dear," she murmured
softly, with the love light shining in
her eyes, "do you know that this Is
"Yes, I do," replied George, "and
if you look at me like that again I'm
going to leap out of the- window."
N. Y. WorML
WHY WO THE ESUtMON
( P6CLARE WAR Otl
&1M1"AN UMPIRE IN THE
"Will you many me, Ethel?
family is all one could ask for
"Then why do you want me?
KWHAT SORT OF A BEAST IS HE?
Victim Had Both Lower Jaws
Broken. Headline in Okmulgee
If everybody attended to his owl
business there would be exactly
enough tenders to so-round!