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. THE WESTERN WF.EKLY 17
More or Less Funny
OVERDOING IT A LITTLE.
"Dolan," said Mr. Raffcrty, as he looked up at the city postofficc.
'"what does them letters 'MDCCCXCVII' mean?"
"They mean 'eighteen hundred and ninety-seven.'"
"Dolan," came the query after a thoughtful pause; "don't ycz
think they're ovcrdoin' this spellin' reform a bit?" Washington Star.
Carleton "How did you enjoy yourself at Mrs. Hamilton's last
Cynicus "First-rate. There wasn't a song or recitation sprung
on us during the entire evening."
THE SAFEST WAY.
He "But I tell you what it is, Maude; if your father is at all
unreasonable I shall put my back to the wall and cr er "
L She "And keep it there. That would be the safest position."
HE WAS ABSENT.
Mrs. McCarthy "Yer wages is fifty cents short this wake, Mike."
McCarthy "Yis, Mary Ann. We had an explosion on.Toosday,
an' the foorman docked me fur the time I was in th' air."
A HINT UNNECESSARY.
Mr. Bunsby "If that young man's coming here to see you every
day in the week, you had better give him a hint to come after supper."
Miss Bunsby "I don't think it's necessary, pa. That's what he
"Do you know him?" asked a gentleman of an Irish friend the
other day, in speaking of a third person.
"Know him!" said the Irishman. "I knew him when his father
was a little boy!"
SOAKED BOTH WAYS.
Hotel Servant "The man on the top floor complains that the
roof leaked so badly last night that he was soaked through and
Landlord "Is that so? Well, just charge him in the bill with
an extra shower-bath."
Montezuma Orange and i
General Offices, Dooly Block I
Salt Lake City f
Plantation on River Tamesi,
Vera Cruz, Mexico
A few agents wanted at once. Good men 1
only need apply
HAVE THE BEST IT COSTS I
W O BUTTER B II Sold by Grocers
JENSEN CREAMERY COMPANY I
Corner Third South and Fifth West Streets. Both Phones 1085. I