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Der mister editer theres a yung
feller working in the gas offise that
will own the offise purty soon, he is
l. that smart
by the side of him a fox aint one
half foxey enuff
& he had a grudge agin the man
that bosses the complante dept for
the gas co., so he thought he wood
git the job for a frend of hisn
this frend he brought up to the
head of the offise & says' have a
frend who wood make the best com
plante clerk in town & i wish you
wood give him the ob
so the boss gives the frend the onct
over & says to him whatcher been
doing, but the man dont anser atall.
why, said the boss turning to the
yung man, dont yure frend anser me
& the yung feller says, he is stone
deef, yells the boss, well what m
the name of commin cents wood we
want with a deef man for he cood
ent heer what the peepel had to
thats the fine point, the young fel
ler says, you see all the kickers wood
" get so sore hollering at him that they
wood forget there kicks about the
fast running meters & soon there
woodent no boddy come in to com
yes, said the boss, & purty soon we
woodent have no more gas companey
than rabbet, you had better get him
out of heer befour i forget myself &
toss him out
In Western Kansas, at a conven
tion, a man telephoned a friend out
in the country. He talked an unrea
sonably long time.
"How much?" he asked.
"One dollar, please," she said.
"One dollar1" he cried. "Why, in
Chicago I could telephone to hades
and back for ten cents."
"Why, certainly, but that is within
the city limits," she replied. Puck,
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