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Thin man : “ Boy, what’s that hungry dog following me, fori” Boy: “He thinks you’re a bone, I s’pose.” A negro, after gazing at the - Chinese, exclaimed, “If de white folks is dark as dat out dere, I wonder what’s de colour ob de niggers 1” The Cleveland Herald thinks 4 the marriage service should be changed to read, “Who dares take this woman?” And the groom shall answer, “ I dare” In the report of a “ swell wedding ” it was written, “ Her dainty feet were incased in shoes that might have been taken for fairy boots,” but the compositor made it read,, “shoes that might have been taken for ferry boats. ” When a Missouri man walked 17 miles to see a man hung, and the prisoner was re-v * spited, the disgusted traveller sat down in a fence corner and hoarsly inquired if the country was drifting back to barbarism. ’

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 120, 1 July 1880

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