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  2. It Was in His Line.

    "I want this tooth pulled. I just can't Stand this any longer." " Bat, my dear sir, I am not a dentist." " What are you ?" ...

    Article : 60 words
  3. Why He Waited.

    "Yes," replied the man with a bad limp, "my health is pretty good. But my artificial leg has about given out." " Why don't you get a new one?" ...

    Article : 67 words
  4. Flotsam and Jetsam.

    We purpose giving, under this heading, as many of the well-known Australian bush songs as one be gathered together. There are many such songs that have never appeared in print, but have been handed ...

    Article : 540 words
  5. A miraculous Fact.

    The following story is told in connection with one whose name and titles may be found in Delbert:—The butler of the Peer in question discovered, a burglar hiding in a china closet ...

    Article : 188 words
  6. Trying an Experiment.

    A journalist recently applied for the fifth or sixth time to a wealthy friend for a temporary loan. "Don't yon know," was the reply, " that it ...

    Article : 82 words
  7. Tim Rafferty's Religion.

    Before the Roman Gatholic Relief Bill was passed every Irish voter was asked before be polled of what religion he was. Of course, every scheme was tried to evade the question, ...

    Article : 212 words
  8. Matrimonial Item.

    Professor Dusonberry, of Columbia College, Is so completely absorbed in his profession that he is becoming more and more absent-minded every day. He remarked to one. of the ...

    Article : 86 words
  9. Facts and Fancies.

    A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men.—HUDIBRAS. Boggs: "Do people buy fewer flowers during these hard times ?" Florist: "No; but they pay ...

    Article : 941 words
  10. A Rough and Ready Way.

    Mr. Sergeant Wilkins once defended a breach of promise case for a singularly ugly little man, which he told the defendant, after reading his brief, must be " bounced" through. And the ...

    Article : 234 words
  11. He Had Been Seen.

    The lobbyist, representing one side of the bill before the United States Congress, called to see a member he thought was vulnerable, and he was met at the door by the member's ...

    Article : 130 words
  12. What He Got by Monkeying.

    With a sweet smile she took his hat and cane. " Dearest," she cooed when they were seated in the gloaming, "I have something to tell ...

    Article : 118 words

    (Am—" The little old log cabin in the lane") I'm a broken-down old squatted my cash it is all gone, Of troubles and bad seasons I complain; My cattle are all mortgaged, of horses I have none. ...

    Article : 233 words
  14. A Very Original Document.

    A German newspaper reproduces the petition of a country parson to his Bishop, which is really an amusing document. The date of the petition is 1718. The following is a ...

    Article : 481 words
  15. What He Wanted Most.

    A lady who was shopping noticed a very small boy who was employed as " Cash" in the store, and being interested in him began to ask him questions. ...

    Article : 164 words
  16. Capital and Labour.

    "Yes, sir," said a pompous manufacturer, " I consider myself a benefactor of the human race. I feed two hundred people in my factory." ...

    Article : 49 words
  17. Never Got So Far.

    " You say that you have played Macbeth?" said a theatrical manager to an applicant for a position. " I have acted the role of Macbeth fourteen ...

    Article : 65 words
  18. A Touch of the Heart.

    He had nursed the hope tenderly that some day he might win her, but in these later days hope had almost retired from active life. True, she still permitted his attentions, but there was ...

    Article : 253 words
  19. He Had No Peers.

    The prisoner before the wild and woolly Western court hadn't much of a chance and no friends; but a young lawyer from the east, out there to win his spurs, undertook the case for ...

    Article : 199 words



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