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Ho Saw Him.—Ebenezer Holcombe had a £1,200 hog, which he had exhibited in a tent at the ‘ v: rs for three charging 10 cents awuw'ssion. One <viy a travelling man who was passing through the town in which Mr Holcombe lived, called at the house and asked if he might see the hog of which he had heard so much. Ebenezer proudly led the way to the hog house, but at the door he turned: “Cost you 10 cents,” he drawled. The visitor took a dime from his pocket, passed it to the farmer, and turned back. “ Why, you ain’t seen the prize hog!” called Ebenezer. “ Yes, I have,” retorted the travelling man. “I’ve seen him,” and continued his walk hack to the country

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Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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Evening Star Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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