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ought to be able to make lots of
money shipping green corn to the
"Yes, I orter," was the sullen re
ply. "You have the land, I suppose, and
can get the seed."
"Yes, I guess so."
"Then why don't you go into the
"No use, stranger," sadly replied
the cracker "the old woman is too
lazy to do the plowin' and plantinV
lucky dat a chicken won come a run
nlh' an' a waggln' ltd tall when Its
regular ownor whistles, sumo as a
dog." Washington Star.
A small boy who was sitting next
to a very haughty lady in a crowded
subway car kept on snfiling in a very
annoying manner. At last the lady
could bear it no longer, and turned
to tho lad.
"Boy, have you got a handker
chief?" she demanded.
The small boy looked at her for a
few seconds, and then, in a dignified
tone, came tho answer:
"Yes, I 'ave, but I don't lend it to
strangers." New York World.
When E. H. Sothorn and Julia Mar-
lowo were playing in a westorn city
last season, a verdant couple Btepped
up to the box office and the man said:
"Playin' Shakespeare here, they toll
"Yea, sir," replied' the ticket seller.
"What'o tho show tonight?"
"'An You Llko It."
"Wall, that's what I call accommo-
datln,'," said the native. "Scoin' as
you give us our choice, mother and
me'll- tako 'Romeo and Juliet.' "
Chicago Dally News.
while she mixes him a dono of some
If you don't tako all tho advlco
some men try to hand you, thoy toll
others that you lack the brains neces
sary to enable ydutormako good.
. Homespun Philosophy
I hato.t' eat by t, feller that holds
his arms llko a share drummer.
. Ther's no con jestlon o trafllp t on.
Easy street. . '
It's nlco to live In a little town
whero you don't havo t' give bar
buddy a dlmo t' hold your overco;
A firm chin Is helpless without m
stiff uppor lip. , .
A loafer must feel funny, when
holiday comes along. 2
Tell Blinkley found $2 in a ola
vest yistdrday an' ho can't think who!
ho owoo 'em to.
What's bocomo o th old fashion
ed girl that used t' say, "Lips that
touch wlno shall never touch mine.1'
"Abo" Martin in tho American
' His Only Chance
"Do i.you think the Hon. Bray
Lowder has any shgw for being elect
ed to the legislature?"
"Not .unless he. runp under, an
Tips From Texas
The wisdoirt of the serpent consists
largely In attending to Its own business.
About all we know of anthropology
is that the giggly ago for girls corre
sponds to the cigarette age for boys.
As a general thing, after a candi
date is elected he isn't as glad to see
you as he was when ho was looking
If the hen were to really lay gold
en eggs, the rooster would start a
bank account. Dallas News.
. A Valuable Trail .
"Is dem you-all's 'chickens?"
- "Gohse -dey's' niy-all's chickens.
Who's -chickens did you 'spose dey
was?".- ' -
"I Wasn't s'posen', niiffln' about
'em. But I will say dat it's mighty
' - w
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How to Rise Early
A New Yorker was spending a
night at a"hotel" in a southern town,
and told tho colored porter that he
wanted to be called early.
The porter replied: "Say, boss, I
reckon yo ain't familiar with these
heah modern inventions. When yo'
wants to be called In de mawnin', all
yo' has to do is jest to press de but
ton at de head of yo' bed. Don we
comes up and calls yo'." Tit-Bits.
The After Cure
Lacy Faint heart ne'er won fair
Stacy Then how did bid Palpy
h'appen to marry his trained nurse?
Every normal girl passes through
a period when she wishes her name
were Celeste or something of the
kind, Columbus Journal.
It's easier to ge a poor wife than
a good cook.
One man's automdbile may be an
other man's juggernaut.
Every man has a hobby and every
woman two or f,hree.
A girl may ask all kinds of ques
tions during the courtsnip so mai
will think she thinks him a second
Solomon, and after marriage give him
tho pitiful look every time he opens
his mouth. , .
It's easy for a two-faced person to
manufacture a barefaced He.
Abuse some one and we always
find an appreciative audience.
A woman isn't necessarily indus
trious because she has a busy tongue.
Love brings the parson in, but only
common sense will keep the divorce
JU regular woman never waits until
tomorrow to blow in the money her
busband handed her yesterday.
If you want to see a small boy
slop over with ingratitude, present
Mm with a manicure set.
Thf inventor of rubber tips for
pencils made a fortune because of
other people's mistakes.
And many a man could earn $2
with half the energy he wastes in
ZZts blush because
of the kind of husbands they have
Wh'enTman comes home sick his
wife expects him to hold the baby
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