Reginald Young (who has been very attentive during the evening): "I wonder, Miss Mabel, if you would consider me impertinent should I ask you the old question?" Miss Mabel (greatly agitated): " Oh, Reginald ! This is so sudden—l—l yes, I will listen to you, Reginald." Reginald : " Well, then, have you read 'Robert Elsmere' ?"
Count Spaghetti: " Oh, eef ze lady could only know how much I !of her ?" Miss Do Smidt: "How much?" Count Spaghetti (absent mindedly): " Fifteen cents, please —next."
The common house fly has been very frequently referred to of late as a carrier of infectious diseases, It seems that they carry on their feet the germs of disease.
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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 8044, 22 October 1889