Th« "vater-cnre" practice will at
least tend to kçep the American hobo
«nt of the Philippines.—Philadelphia
He—It is reported around town that
we arp engaged. She—Is It? What
Idiotic things people do say!— Borner
Gladys—They say Harold is an ex
pert In the art of self-defense. Evelyn
—Nonsense! Edith made him propose
in just one week!
"Johnny, where did you hear that
bad word?" "Why* papa, didn't you
know that mamma played ping-pong Î"
—The Tale Record.
"Goodness! how that railroad stock
does fluctuate." "Yes, it's a wise rail
road stock that knows Its own par."—
Muggins—Youngpop is going to have
his baby christened Bill. Bugglns—How
strange. Muggins—Oh, I don't know.
He came on the first of the month.
Elderly Lady—Aren't you ashamed
to be seen smoking cigarettes, little
boy? Little Boy—Sure 1 am; but wot's
a feller to do when he ain't got de
price of a cigar?—Philadelphia Rec
Popularity: "Do you think he would
be a success in politics?" "Yes, In
deed. Why, he has thoroughly master
ed the knack of looking Interested
when he is being bored."—Chicago
Teacher—Now, Ethel, who wrote
the "Elegy in a Country Çburchyard?"
Ethel—Please, ma'am, it was Willie
Smif. I seen him goin' In the churcn
yard at recess, ma'am.—Chicago Dally
Eleanor—What made you give up so
ciety, Edmonia? Edmonla— Oh! I got
so dead-tired of seeing people who are
nobody trying to act like somebody;
and people who are somebody actin'
First Boy (contemptuously)—Huh 1
Your mother takes in washln'. Second
Roy—Oh, course; you didn't s'pose
she'd leave it hangln' out overnight
unless yout father was in prison, did
At the concert: Fosdick—Why do
you applaud such a long and weari
some sonata? Keedlck—I've been sit
ting so long that all my limbs have
gone to sleep. I wish to restore the
"When a young* man Is in love," said
Uncle Eben, "don't blame him If he's
kind o' hard to get along wif. He can't
help habbin' de Idea dat any one who
kin win de 'fectlons of sech a tine lady
must be Bumpin' great."
"I'm fixed." said the young doctor;
"I've got a big enough practice to keep
me in easy circumstances for life."
"But suppose you should lose half your
patients?" "I'll just double my bills
on the others."—Philadelphia Press.
Greene—They tell me you send
good many things to the magazines, as
well as to the dally papers. Come,
now, is there any money in literature?
Browser—If there Isn't it Is no fault
of mine. I never took any out of It.
A Georgia man, who has gone to
Washington In search of a government
job, gives as his qualifications: "I
cannot only write poetry and novels,
but there ain't a government mule that
can throw me!"— Atlanta Constitution.
Little boy (pointing to window -f
India rubber shop)—\ytiat are those?
Mamma—Those are diving suits, made
all of India rubber so that the diver
won't get wet. Little boy—I wish I
had one. Mamma—What for, my dear?
Little boy—To wear when you wash
me.—Chicago News. v
Mrs. Hicksy (who is entertaining her
little son's playmate, aged 5, to dinner)
—Willie, can you cut your own meat?
Willie (who is struggling with a piece
on his plate)—Yes. thank you (with a
desperate saw at the beef). I've cut
quite as tough meat sb this at home.—
Glasgow Evening Times.
"Music Is a very desirable accom
plishment," said Mehitabel's mother.
"That's right," answered, her father.
"If a girl likes a young man she can
play comic opera, and make him feel
perfectly at home, and if she doesn't
she can give him a few samples from
a sonata and make him weary."—
A blessing in disguise: "I was so
aorry to hear a fox bad been stealing
your poultry again. How unfortunate
you are!" "Oh, we can bear It, miss,
you kindly. You see the Slop
shire Hunt country comes on our farm
on one side, and the Jowlers on the
- other, so we make a claim on both, and
they each pay for the old hens!"—
Brown (in the middle of tall shoot
ing story)—Hardly had 1 taken aim
at the lion on my right, when l heard
a rustle in the jungle grass, and per
ceived an enormous tiger approaching
on my left. I now found myself on the
horns of a dilemma! Interested Little
Boy—Ob, and which did you shoot first
—the lion, or the tiger, or the dilemma?
One morning the minister gravely ob
served to the girl— "Jessie, 1 hope you
say your prayers every night." "Ay, I
dae that, sir! Last night I prayed for
you an' the meestress." "Indeed. Jes
sie; why?" queried the reverend gentle
man. "Jessie, without hesitation, re
sponded, while pointing contemptuous
ly to the ping-pong appliances— "Sir.
whan I see you an' the meestress sao
far left tae yersels as tae play at that
nonesense. I'm thinking that ye baith
sair need prayin' fori" \
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Mr. Spatz —It's not polite to yawn
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Mrs. Spatz— I know that, but I
did put my hand up to my mouth,
Mr. Spatz — That's not sufficient'.
You should use something that would
completely conceal your mouth.—Phil
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Miss Shapely (as she misses her drive
at the second tee and falls)—Oh, Fred,
come and help me up! I know my
ankle is turned.
Fred (looking down admiringly)—
Yes, and mighty well turned too.
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Merritt—Because, my dear, a girl
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"And haven't you got any. more
money?" asked the sweet young thing
celling chances at the chnrch fair.
"Yes; I've got a dollar," reluctant
ly admitted the unfortunate but truth*
ful young man. "But I put it in the
sole of my stocking before patting on
my shoes so as to have, something to
pay my car fare homfi."—Brooklyn
The Spirit of Strife.
Edith—What makes you look so
downcast, Ruth? There must be some
thing that's troubling yon.
Rath—Tell you the troth, Edith, my
married life has been a disappoint
ment. Before we were married all the
girls were after Charley; but now it
doesn't appear that any of them want
him. I should be so happy if one or
two of them would only try to steal him
away from me!—Boston Transcript. •
Employer—Mr. Slack, would you like
to have an increase in salary?
Employe—Would I? I should say I
Employer—Well, let me tell yon,
then, that unless you get down here
earlier and work a great deal harder,
you'll never get it in the world.—Chi
Not Sudden Enough.
Her Mother—You told him you
would have to have two days in which
to make up your mind.
Edith (petulantly)—Yes. I couldn't
believe a man was much in love who,
when we were watching out the old
year, couldn't get up the nerve to pro
pose until 11:30 o'clock.—Brooklyn
Not the Only One.
"Yes, Mr. Swiftboigh has gone to the
country for a rest. The doctor, says
he has been doing too much brain
Brain work! Why, I didn't know
he was a brain worker."
Sure. He worn himself oat trying
to remember every morning .what oc
curred the night before."—Baltimore
He—Whan he married the widow he
He—Well, she gave up her weeds for
him and he gave up the weed for her.
Stranger—Do people really have their
offices in the tops of those sky scrapers?
Manhattan—Of course. The days are
longer up there than they are on the
street level, and every minute counts
Home Information Bureau.
Hixon—Between me and my wife we
know it all.
Hixon—She tells me everything that
happens, and I tell her a lot of things
that never happened.— Chicago News.
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Mrs. Newlywed—John, I've lost our
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' Plate Powder.
Plate powder is usually made of rouge
and prepared chalk. Plate powder con
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"He looks so grave."
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"Rimer's having some success with
his poems now, I believe."
"Nonsense! What makes you think
"He told me he was holding his
"Just so. He's jnst realizing that
he might as well hold them as send
them away."—Philadelphia Press.
"I have been making a tonr of the
South," remarked J. B. Joseph. "I
was greatly amused on alighting from
the train on the Georgia Central, in
Savannah. The station is surrounded
in all directions by a lot of saloons.
In great illuminated letters over one
of these saloons was the sign:
✓ " 'Open all night.' "
A Poier for "Pop."
Teddy—May I ask a question?
Teddy—Where's the wind when
don't blow?—New York Times.
His Idea of Friendship.
"The best way to destroy your en
emies," said the man with a gentle na
ture, "is to make them your friends.'
"Yes," answered Senator Sorghum,
thoughtfully, "but sometimes that
costs a heap of money."—Washington
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"Please, sir," began the beggar
"would you give a poor man a dime'
I can't get work at my trade, and—"
"Why," Btormed the prosperous
looking pedestrian, "I just gave you a
dimeat the other corner! What is
your trade, anyway?"
"I know you gave me that dime,
sir," said the beggar, "but you see
I'm a retoucher by profession."—Bal
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On the Golf Links.
Gladys—Edith says you are only
mazing love to me ont of . revenge be
cause she refused yon.
Rupert—Pray tell her for me that
revenge is so sweet that I've forgiven
How to Be Happy.
"They say that Mamie's twice as
happy since her divorce."
"She ought to be. Her husband
used to allow her $30 a month for
spending money, and now she gets $60
for alimony."— San Francisco Town
Benevolent Gentleman — My little
boy, have you no better way to spend
this beautiful Sunday afternoon than
by standing before the gate idling
away your time?
Boy—I ain't idling away my time.
There's a feller inside with my sister '
who's paying me sixpence an hour to
watch for pa.—Tit Bits.
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