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WONDERFUL ALL AROUND
i Two Btogltelv officers in billetawere
longing for a drink, but dared not In
jHulge, as their landlady was a
staunch teetotaler and would prob-
- ably, read them a lengthy .lecture.
; "I know the trick," exclaimed one
In glee. "Let's ask her for a drop of
whisky to clean our pipes with."
The good woman was truly sym-
!' pathetic when Informed regretfully
by the wily twain that their pipes
were to foul to smoke, and promptly
supplied them -'With the desired
Later she asked with a- kindly
smile:"" - "And was the whisky- suc
cessful?" . '
"IfeiwaK," replied one of the- con
spirators. "It was awfully kind of
"Not at all," replied the landlady.
"I wa$ glad to make, use' of it I only
bought it the day before yesterday
to wash little Fiflo in, and the results
were wonderfuL' ' ,
In their mornings walk Jessie and
ner motner passed uje name 01 a
ladytf ho was so ill that, a large quan
tity o straw had been strewn over
the street to deaden the noise. The
straw aroused Jessie's curiosity and
she asked many questions about it.
"It has been put there,'"her moth
er explained, "because, last week
they brought a little girl baby to that,
lady who lives there."
Jessie, cast one last contemplative
look at the straw, v
. 'Well, all I've got - to say Is -that
they brought her .well,, packed'ishe'
Willie had disobeyed again and his
mother had Sent out for a svftch,
declaring that she meant to "wear
"Now, Willie,"' she demanded sol
emnly, "do you know wha; I'm going
to do with this switch?"
"Yes'm," he answered promptly.
"you're eofng to shake it at m and
sayi WfljiB Parson, if" you ever' do
that again m switch ypu good!' " r
But she didn't Christian Herald.
EVER AT IT t
' '"When Is your sister thinking of ,
. 0 0-: - . , '
, CHESTNUT CHARLIE v '
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